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    Sorrento chief: People 'don't need to know' what I'm doing

    Updated: 6:52 PM 11/20/2014

    SORRENTO - After leaving the police department locked up for two days while she was sick, Fern Barnett was back in the office today, but wouldn't go into detail on her daily routine as the newly elected chief of police. As a News 2 camera rolled, Barnett was asked... (More)
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    Locals split on Obama's immigration changes

    Updated: 6:50 PM 11/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - People around Baton Rouge have mixed feelings about President Obama's expected changes to immigration policy. Legal immigrants we spoke with say the new policy gives them and their family members hope. "It's a great opportunity. Everyone is waiting for that, and it's been so long... (More)
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    Officer involved in shooting on Centenary College campus

    Officer involved in shooting on Centenary College campus

    Updated: 6:44 PM 11/20/2014

    SHREVEPORT - Shreveport Police are on the scene of a shooting right now on the Centenary College campus.

    KTBS reports that details are still coming in, but witnesses say the scene is still active, but secure.

    KTBS has crew on the scene and say a Centenary Police officer was involved, but was not injured.

    Police say the suspect has life-threatening injuries.

    Tune in to News 2 at 10 for more details.

     

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    River Road work to make downtown pedestrian friendly

    Updated: 6:07 PM 11/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Construction along River Road has been a hassle for many drivers, but the end result will be a more pedestrian friendly downtown area for the Capital City. Construction has been ongoing downtown on the south side of Florida Boulevard along River Road as crews work to... (More)
  • Saints

    Saints banged-up secondary bracing for Baltimore

    Saints banged-up secondary bracing for Baltimore

    Updated: 5:51 PM 11/20/2014

    METAIRIE - Saints coach Sean Payton says he's not ready to specify how New Orleans plans to shuffle the secondary following the loss of starting free safety Rafael Bush to a season-ending leg injury. The Saints have several candidates to take over for Bush, among them Marcus Ball, a former... (More)
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    Dr. Stephens on 'Vacation Breasts' surgery fad

    Updated: 5:01 PM 11/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Anthony Stephens joined us on News 2 at 4 Thursday to talk about a new trending procedure called vacation breasts. Dr. Stephens says it is a low risk procedure that involves temporary saline injections for the temporary experience of what it... (More)
  • Local News

    Holiday Helpers Thanksgiving schedule announced

    Holiday Helpers Thanksgiving schedule announced

    Updated: 4:50 PM 11/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Holiday Helpers Inc. announced Thursday that they will host the 28th annual "Thanksgiving Together" dinner at the Baton Rouge River Center free to the community. The organization said that they will host the dinner on Thanksgiving day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu includes turkey,... (More)
  • International News

    Boko Haram said to kill about 45 people in Nigeria

    Boko Haram said to kill about 45 people in Nigeria

    Updated: 4:36 PM 11/20/2014

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - The leader of a vigilante fighter group in Nigeria says Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people in an attack on a village. Muhammed Gava of the Nigeria Vigilante Group said the assault occurred Wednesday in Azaya Kura village in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state. He told... (More)
  • National News

    Iowa man held after arrest near White House

    Iowa man held after arrest near White House

    Updated: 4:11 PM 11/20/2014

    WASHINGTON - An Iowa man arrested in Washington after the Secret Service found a hunting rifle, ammunition and a knife in his car parked near the White House will stay in jail for now. A judge on Thursday ordered R.J. Kapheim, of Davenport, held until a Friday hearing. He has... (More)
  • Sports

    NFL to relocate Bills home game against Jets

    NFL to relocate Bills home game against Jets

    Updated: 3:51 PM 11/20/2014

    BUFFALO, NY - A league spokesman says a severe lake-effect snowstorm hitting Buffalo has led the NFL to relocate the Bills home game against the New York Jets on Sunday. Michael Signora said Thursday that the NFL has yet to determine where the game will be played. The decision comes... (More)
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  • State News

    Supreme Court asked to look at La. marriage ban

    Supreme Court asked to look at La. marriage ban

    Updated: 3:36 PM 11/20/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Gay-rights advocates challenging Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban want the U.S. Supreme Court to review their case before it is heard by a federal appeals court. In September, a federal judge in New Orleans upheld Louisiana's ban. An appeal of that ruling is tentatively set to be argued... (More)
  • National News

    Teen bests his own world record for texting speed

    Teen bests his own world record for texting speed

    Updated: 3:34 PM 11/20/2014

    NEW YORK - A 17-year-old from Brazil solidified his title as fastest text message typist on the planet as he used an iPhone 6 Plus to best his previous Guinness World Record earlier this month. Marcel Fernandes Filho used the Apple device with the Fleksy keyboard app on Nov.... (More)
  • State News

    La. tax amnesty program estimates raising $169M

    La. tax amnesty program estimates raising $169M

    Updated: 2:53 PM 11/20/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's latest amnesty program for delinquent taxpayers is expected to bring in $169 million. That's more than lawmakers included in this year's budget, but not enough to close a midyear deficit that has emerged since then. The Department of Revenue announced the tax amnesty program's projected haul... (More)
  • National News

    Journal indicates FSU shooter suspected government

    Journal indicates FSU shooter suspected government

    Updated: 2:28 PM 11/20/2014

    TALLAHASSEE, FL - Police say they have a journal and videos that indicate a gunman who shot three students at Florida State University's library believed the government had targeted him. Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said Thursday that Myron May was armed with a .380 semi-automatic handgun and reloaded at... (More)
  • Local News

    Hammond man sentenced for stolen identity refund fraud

    Hammond man sentenced for stolen identity refund fraud

    Updated: 2:26 PM 11/20/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - A Hammond man accused of stealing identities to file bogus tax returns was sentenced to more than two year in prison on Thursday morning. 32-year-old Darrell Harland was ordered to pay more than $65,000 in restitution to the I.R.S. and sentenced to 32 months in prison... (More)
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