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    State health insurance changes delayed until March

    State health insurance changes delayed until March

    Updated: 7:45 PM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is delaying heavily-criticized changes to the state health insurance program by two months, but is not backing off the rewrite. The Office of Group Benefits announced Tuesday that the changes will begin on March 1, instead of Jan. 1. Also, members of the... (More)
  • National News

    Escape not detected for 2 days

    Escape not detected for 2 days

    Updated: 7:45 PM 9/30/2014

    MARYSVILLE, WASHINGTON- An escape wasn't detected in a city jail north of Seattle for two days and until the prisoner's lawyer showed up to talk to him. Rhyan Vasquez is now back in the Marysville City Jail after jailers looked a surveillance video and saw he had backed out... (More)
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    World's biggest six pack

    World's biggest six pack

    Updated: 7:39 PM 9/30/2014

    BUFFALO, NEW YORK- Let the party begin in Buffalo where grain silos will be turned into the world's biggest six-pack. Crews are installing rolls of vinyl wrap spelling out Labatt Blue on six silos at the former GLF mill near Lake Erie. The silos sport the color to resemble... (More)
  • Sports

    FCC will consider petition to ban 'Redskins'

    FCC will consider petition to ban 'Redskins'

    Updated: 7:30 PM 9/30/2014

    WASHINGTON - The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says Tuesday that the commission "will be dealing with that issue on the merits, and we'll be responding accordingly." A... (More)
  • Local News

    Consumer advocates urge vigilance over rental scam

    Updated: 6:45 PM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Consumer advocates are warning you to be alert tonight for a real estate scam that's definitely too good to be true. A homeowner in Southdowns told WBRZ that they posted an ad on Craigslist to rent out their home for $1,900. Then they said someone took those... (More)
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  • Local News

    EBR home where abuse happened boarded up

    Updated: 6:23 PM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A mother and daughter remain behind bars as police continue to investigate the death of their relative. They're accused of watching 82-year-old Bessie Looney die without helping her. Bessie's daughter, Joleslie Looney and granddaughter Lauren Looney are charged with cruelty to the infirmed. The East... (More)
  • Local News

    I-10 closed at Highland after wreck

    I-10 closed at Highland after wreck

    Updated: 6:18 PM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities closed I-10 East in Baton Rouge after a wreck during the evening rush hour Tuesday.

    The wreck happened near I-10 and Highland. State Police said there was blockage across the interstate from the wreck.

    DOTD said traffic was backed up Siegen Lane after the wreck. The highway was reopened at 6:30 p.m.

    There was no word of any injuries.

  • National News

    FDA to retailers: Drop your caffeinated drawers

    FDA to retailers: Drop your caffeinated drawers

    Updated: 6:15 PM 9/30/2014

    PORTLAND, OR - If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked - but at least you can get your money back. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that two companies have agreed to refund $1.5 million to consumers... (More)
  • Local News

    Livingston deputies look for credit card scammers

    Livingston deputies look for credit card scammers

    Updated: 6:12 PM 9/30/2014

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Sheriff's deputies are looking for information on a man and a woman accused of using a cloned credit card information to purchase more than $1,000 in prepaid credit cards at two different locations in Livingston Parish. The suspects entered Dollar General locations at Hwy 190 in... (More)
  • Local News

    Prairieville school roads could get upgrade

    Updated: 6:03 PM 9/30/2014

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Crews are in the final stages of work on an upgrade to Prairieville Middle school, but some think the roads that lead to the school could use a face-lift too. The school is located at the corner of Daigle Road and Henry Road, both roads need to be... (More)
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  • Local News

    Transportation committee clashes over new ideas

    Updated: 5:52 PM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Former Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Kam Movassaghi outlined suggestions on how to improve Louisiana's transportation system. Movassaghi presented new ways of doing things Tuesday to a transportation funding task force at the State Capitol. He says the changes need to start at the top... (More)
  • Local News

    Man accused of exposing himself in yogurt shop

    Man accused of exposing himself in yogurt shop

    Updated: 5:49 PM 9/30/2014

    GONZALES- Police accused an Ascension Parish man of exposing himself to a yogurt shop employee in Gonzales this week. Police arrested Jack Ryan Vincent, 34, of Napoleonville Tuesday on one count of obscenity for the incident this past August. Detectives said Vincent came into the shop and bought... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

    Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

    Updated: 5:33 PM 9/30/2014

    DALLAS - Health officials say a patient at a Dallas hospital who has tested positive for Ebola arrived in Texas from Liberia earlier this month and showed no symptoms while on the plane. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden said Tuesday that officials "don't believe there... (More)
  • Local News

    The time to plant fall flowers is now

    Updated: 5:02 PM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - With the weekend forecast calling for a probable cold front, it could start to feel like fall more quickly than expected in the Capital City, and gardening expert Mitch Mayes visited News 2 at 4 Tuesday with some great recommendations for planning out your plant choices for... (More)
  • Local News

    Liquid meth seized in traffic stop

    Liquid meth seized in traffic stop

    Updated: 4:44 PM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said they busted a Texas woman for bringing a large amount of liquid meth through Baton Rouge this week. Members of the Baton Rouge Police Highway Interdiction Task Force accused Vanessa Hernandez, 34, of Houston with drug possession after the bust Monday. A Baton... (More)
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