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    Diocese appeals sex lawsuit to SCOTUS

    Updated: 10:00 PM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE- The Diocese of Baton Rouge has filed an appeal with the nation's highest court involving a sex abuse lawsuit in Baton Rouge. It comes as new details are emerging about the lawsuit which was unsealed this week. This case involves Rebecca Mayeux, who is now 20. She... (More)
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    Baton Rouge Autobahn will have a speed limit Thursday

    Updated: 9:10 PM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Drivers along Staring Lane will have to obey a new speed limit Thursday. After a study, the Department of Public Works will set the speed limit at 40 mph. It will be the first time drivers will be told how fast they can drive since construction... (More)
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    Arrested: Man responsible for hospital bomb threat

    Arrested: Man responsible for hospital bomb threat

    Updated: 7:30 PM 8/27/2014

    THIBODAUX - Deputies arrested a suspect responsible for a bomb threat made at Chabert Medical Center earlier this summer. Authorities arrested Otrell Renae Every, 24, for calling the threat at the LSU Ochsner joint owned hospital in Terrebonne Parish. Investigators found the bomb threat call was made from... (More)
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    DHH, BRG reach deal to keep MidCity ER open

    DHH, BRG reach deal to keep MidCity ER open

    Updated: 6:50 PM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Hospital officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon that a deal had been reached between Baton Rouge General and state health officials to keep the emergency room at BRG Mid-City open. Earlier Wednesday ER staff said they were told BRG would shut down the emergency room on Nov. 1.... (More)
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    Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    Updated: 6:46 PM 8/27/2014

    LAFAYETTE - The governor's personal crusade over Common Core has now brought him to file suit against the federal government as he continues to try to remove the state from the Common Core. Jindal opened up a new front in his war against Common Core, saying the feds are... (More)
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    LPSO: Deputy shot, killed armed man

    LPSO: Deputy shot, killed armed man

    Updated: 6:35 PM 8/27/2014

    ALBANY - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish shot and killed an armed man Wednesday afternoon, according to the LPSO. A sheriff's office spokesperson said the officer-involved shooting happened just after 3 p.m. in the 31000 block of Old Baton Rouge Highway. Deputies said they were called to the... (More)
  • Local News

    Man wanted for car burglary spree in Prairieville

    Man wanted for car burglary spree in Prairieville

    Updated: 6:25 PM 8/27/2014

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help Wednesday in finding a man accused of breaking into several cars in a Prairieville subdivision earlier this month. Deputies said Steven Vasquez, 33, was identified in surveillance video as he burglarized a vehicle on Tuesday, Aug. 19... (More)
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    Murdered TV personality under federal investigation

    Updated: 6:19 PM 8/27/2014

    ST. GABRIEL - Murdered TV personality Scott Rogers was facing a federal investigation and questions about his adopted children before he was shot and killed Wednesday, according to the News 2 Investigative Unit. Rogers' attorney told News 2 Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto that Rogers' two adopted children were taken... (More)
  • Local News

    Future school bus changes after child was struck

    Updated: 6:14 PM 8/27/2014

    CLINTON - East Feliciana school officials are making some major changes after a child was struck while getting off the bus on Monday. Erin Loften said she saw the girl get hit by a truck. "It took my breathe away. I couldn't breath I couldn't think about anything... (More)
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    Houston stadium will enforce bag policy on LSU fans

    Houston stadium will enforce bag policy on LSU fans

    Updated: 5:53 PM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans will be met by stricter security enforcing a new bag law implemented this year by the NFL at all NFL-affiliated stadiums. Those attending the season opener against Wisconsin will be must follow tighter rules concerning what they can bring into the Houston Texans' NRG... (More)
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    Man arrested near BRCC for shooting spree threats

    Updated: 5:45 PM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is locked up after threatening to go on a shooting spree near the Baton Rouge Community College campus Wednesday morning. Baton Rouge Police say 27-year-old Damien McCray of Baton Rouge said he was going to shoot 70 people while he was just... (More)
  • State News

    5th arrest in New Orleans drive-by shooting case

    5th arrest in New Orleans drive-by shooting case

    Updated: 5:05 PM 8/27/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans report a fifth arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and seriously injured a mother and two children Police said 34-year-old Michael Finnie was arrested Wednesday in Chalmette on two counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted... (More)
  • Recipes

    Braised pork shank with spaetzle and Burgundy demi-glace

    Updated: 4:54 PM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Galatoire's Bistro Chef Kelley McCann visited the kitchen on News 2 at 4 this evening to show us how to prepare a dish he absolutely loves: braised pork shank over spaetzle with a Burgundy demi-glace. It's an easy-to-make yet refined dish that he will continue to... (More)
  • State News

    Wed. maintenance work to suspend EBT transactions

    Wed. maintenance work to suspend EBT transactions

    Updated: 4:30 PM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Xerox, a third party contractor for the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services, will conduct system maintenance late Wednesday that will suspend Electronic Benefits Transfer transactions for about five minutes. Xerox distributes benefits through EBT for the state's food stamp program and cash benefits through its... (More)
  • Local News

    Vannoy takes over as LSU Alumni president

    Vannoy takes over as LSU Alumni president

    Updated: 4:20 PM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Cliff Vannoy, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the LSU Alumni Association, was named president and chief executive officer of the alumni organization last Friday. Vannoy served as interim CEO after previous alumni president Charlie Roberts resigned in the midst of a job-for-sex scandal... (More)
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