Updated: 10:59 PM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - A political firestorm ignited Thursday when it was revealed more than 1000 unaccompanied minors from Central American countries have made their way to Louisiana and are living with sponsors. "[The Obama Administration is] trying to hide it; and I have a problem with that..and I think... (More)
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Updated: 11:24 PM 7/31/2014PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said they arrested an 18-year-old man and two juveniles in connection with vandalism at Galvez Middle School that happened on Tuesday and Wednesday night. Johnnie Balfantz with Ascension Parish Schools called the situation "very random and very strange. They obviously targeted the... (More)
Updated: 10:32 PM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE- Public works crews are likely going to work overnight and into Friday morning trying to make repairs to a mysterious sewer line failure that was discovered earlier Thursday. The work requires demolition to part of Burbank Drive to allow crews to get to the pipes under the... (More)
Updated: 9:32 PM 7/31/2014INDEPENDENCE, La. - A man, accused of killing his girlfriend and stabbing her mother, has been arrested after a resident recognized him from a news report on TV. According to actionnews17.com , Independence Police nabbed Bruce Bourgeois, Jr., after a resident saw him at a Dollar General. Investigators are... (More)
Updated: 8:00 PM 7/31/2014ST. MARTINVILLE- Court staff and prosecutors watched a man attempt to kill himself with a small razor blade after being found guilty of sex crimes Thursday. Authorities said Robbie Frith, 57, slit his throat and both of his wrists just as the court was about to remand him into... (More)
Updated: 7:33 PM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - The 2014 Southern Jaguars moved into their new dorm rooms and on from their championship year last fall. Several players said they didn't even bring their SWAC Chamionship ring to their rooms in an effort to forget about what was accomplished last season and focus on... (More)
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Updated: 7:23 PM 7/31/2014
BATON ROUGE - The CHEF Patriots are gearing up for another successful season under head coach Jim Moslander.
The team brings back 15 starters from last year's team that won their league championship, and their goals are just as high for 2014.
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Updated: 7:13 PM 7/31/2014WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Marques Colston says he made resting his ailing left foot a priority during the offseason and feels far healthier than he did a year ago. Colston heads into his ninth season as New Orleans' all-time leading receiver, but is coming off one of his least... (More)
Updated: 6:57 PM 7/31/2014CENTRAL - After a two year moratorium on backpacks in lieu of bulky binders, students at Central Middle School will finally be allowed to pack a bag on their back, albeit one that isn't too stylish. Every student at the middle school will be issued a matching black mesh... (More)
Updated: 6:47 PM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - Beginning tomorrow, the state will require all foster families to fence off swimming pools after a toddler drowned while in state custody this year. 22-month-old Michael Bananno died after he wandered into a swimming pool back in June. The investigation was ruled an accident by the... (More)
Updated: 6:26 PM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - People in one Baton Rouge neighborhood finally get help after living with what they call an "eyesore". The city's public works went to empty lots on Dan Drive in East Baton Rouge Parish Thursday to chop, hack and rip away years worth of unhealthy growth and... (More)
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Updated: 5:30 PM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - In light of the recent Ebola outbreak in Africa, Nathan and Aaron visited News 2 at 4 to talk about their project called Geaux Love Africa which seeks to bring hope and joy to the people of the continent. Geaux Love Africa was born out of... (More)
Updated: 4:00 PM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's high school seniors are making increased strides on Advanced Placement exams that are used to earn college credit. The Department of Education said Thursday that more than 4,500 public high school students who took an AP test in 2014 scored 3 or higher. That's the grade... (More)
Updated: 3:37 PM 7/31/2014NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are plunging, putting the market on track for its first monthly loss since January. The Dow Jones industrial average had its worst daily drop since February. At one point it was down more than 300 points. The slide interrupted a prolonged advance in the market.... (More)
Updated: 3:32 PM 7/31/2014
BATON ROUGE - A walk-in neighborhood pharmacy on Perkins Rd. got a surprise drive-thru customer on Thursday afternoon when a minivan crashed through its front doors.
The 87-year-old driver said her foot slipped off the brake and onto the accelerator causing the van to drive into the store before she could bring it to a stop.
She was the only person inside of the van at the time of the accident and there were no reported injuries, according to police.
Updated: 2:30 PM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - An elderly woman was targeted in a fire rampage after her home was lit on fire twice on Thursday. Firefighters had to return to a home in the 2700 block of Indiana St. around 7 a.m. after the homeowner said smoke was still coming from her... (More)
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