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    Fire torches Highland restaurant

    Updated: 10:29 AM 7/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Firefighters spent Friday night battling a fire at a strip mall. The fire appears to have started near the Arzi's Greek and Lebanese store in the Kenilworth Shopping Center shortly after 10 p.m. Fire investigators said the fire was caused by a fan motor located in... (More)
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    New procedure melts the fat away

    Updated: 4:53 PM 8/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Dermatologist Dr. Z has the first peek in the the city at a new fat reduction procedure called Vanquish.

    Dr. Z said the procedure applies heat to fat cells around the waist without touching the skin. Vanquish practically melts the fat off, according to Dr. Z.

    She recommends four treatments, each of which is 30 minutes long. If you have a pacemaker or any metal in the stomach region, do not use Vanquish.

     

  • Sports

    NFL, FIFA, other officials meet about concussions

    NFL, FIFA, other officials meet about concussions

    Updated: 4:50 PM 8/25/2014

    NEW YORK - Medical officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together to look into better ways to identify, manage and treat concussions. The "think tank," funded by an educational grant from the NFL, was held Sunday and Monday at league headquarters in New York. Dozens... (More)
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    Robber tries to steal diaper bag

    Robber tries to steal diaper bag

    Updated: 4:12 PM 8/25/2014

    SLIDELL - A man who claimed he needed money to pay his probation fees robbed a woman at gunpoint early Monday morning, according to Slidell Police. Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at around 9:30 a.m. at Forestwood Apartments, a few blocks from the Slidell Police... (More)
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    Fire with yellow smoke shuts down Florida Blvd.

    Fire with yellow smoke shuts down Florida Blvd.

    Updated: 4:01 PM 8/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters closed a highway and evacuated a business near an underground fire Monday in Baton Rouge. A fire department spokesperson said they received a report of yellow smoke coming from a fire in a drain on Florida Boulevard. Witnesses told News 2 they saw flames and... (More)
  • National News

    Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

    Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

    Updated: 3:50 PM 8/25/2014

    FORT LEE, VA - A soldier has died after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself inside a major command's headquarters in Virginia. Fort Lee officials said the solider was pronounced dead Monday after being taken to Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. No other injuries were reported in the... (More)
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  • Local News

    Storms bring outages, traffic woes

    Storms bring outages, traffic woes

    Updated: 3:43 PM 8/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Afternoon storms caused power outages and traffic trouble across the Baton Rouge area Monday. Entergy reported more than 1,800 people lost power in northern Baton Rouge after lightning struck a transformer east of Plank Road and Airline Highway. Power was quickly restored to most customers. ... (More)
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    Not guilty plea entered in dancer's murder

    Not guilty plea entered in dancer's murder

    Updated: 3:34 PM 8/25/2014

    GRETNA, La. - A woman pleaded not guilty Monday to the murder of a French Quarter strip club dancer whose dismembered body parts washed ashore in June 2012 on the Mississippi coast. Margaret Sanchez, 30, pleaded not guilty after being charged with second-degree murder and obstruction of justice in... (More)
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    New Orleans company recalls 2.2M beanbag chairs

    New Orleans company recalls 2.2M beanbag chairs

    Updated: 3:18 PM 8/25/2014

    NEW ORLEANS- A New Orleans company is voluntarily recalling about 2.2 million beanbag chairs after the chairs were implicated in the suffocation deaths of two children. Ace Bayou Corp. announced the recall along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The beanbag chairs were sold in a variety of sizes,... (More)
  • Local News

    No issues found during 'New Bridge' inspection

    No issues found during 'New Bridge' inspection

    Updated: 2:21 PM 8/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE- State inspectors said Monday, recent inspections of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge found nothing that alarmed them. The state released limited information about the inspection, at the request of the WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit. The full report is not available for public review, a state spokesperson... (More)
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    State Police looking for vehicle involved in hit and run

    State Police looking for vehicle involved in hit and run

    Updated: 2:13 PM 8/25/2014

    St. Amant - State Troopers are asking for your help in finding a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run crash in St. Amant last week. It happened on August 17 on LA Hwy 429 east of LA Hwy 431. Troopers say an unknown silver vehicle... (More)
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    Two arrested in fuel theft investigation

    Two arrested in fuel theft investigation

    Updated: 2:08 PM 8/25/2014

    GONZALES - Police arrested two people in after an investigation into fuel theft from a company in Gonzales. Officers accused Reginald Leblanc and Joseph Rodriguez of conspiring together to use a fuel card from the company Rodriguez worked for. Detectives said the company, US Environmental Services, told them... (More)
  • Local News

    Hunting sales tax holiday starts Sept. 5

    Hunting sales tax holiday starts Sept. 5

    Updated: 1:15 PM 8/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana hunters will have a chance to outfit themselves for the coming season with a weekend of state and local sales tax exemptions during the annual 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday. Starting Friday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 7, individual consumer purchases of... (More)
  • Local News

    Arson determined to be cause of house fire

    Arson determined to be cause of house fire

    Updated: 12:39 PM 8/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said someone intentionally set fires which damaged a home in Baton Rouge early Monday morning. The fire happened at 2715 Iroquois Street and was called in at 5:19 a.m. Firefighters said they found several small fires inside the home when they got on scene, and... (More)
  • National News

    Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

    Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

    Updated: 12:11 PM 8/25/2014

    FORT LEE, VA - A commanding general at a Virginia Army base says a soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office, then shot herself in the head as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her. Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons says the soldier went on a rampage... (More)
  • Weather

    Tropics reaching peak

    Tropics reaching peak

    Updated: 11:27 AM 8/25/2014

    Thus far, as forecasted, the tropical season has been relatively quiet. There have been three named storms, Arthur, Bertha, and Cristobal, two of which achieved hurricane status, and likely Cristobal as well in the coming days. On average, by the final week of August, there are four named storms with... (More)
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