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  • Zoo owner: April the giraffe's baby is 'very independent'

    April 17, 2017 9:04 AM

    HARPURSVILLE - The long-awaited offspring of internet sensation April the Giraffe is being described as strong and "very independent." The owner of Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York says the not-yet-named baby boy was on its feet within an hour after its birth Saturday - and galloping around its... more »
  • 'Boss Baby,' 'Beauty' outshine 'Smurfs 3' at box office

    April 9, 2017 2:36 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The Smurfs are feeling a little blue this weekend. Studio estimates on Sunday say the third installment in Sony's animated series, "Smurfs: The Lost Village," made its box-office debut in third place, with $14 million. Featuring the voices of Demi Lovato and Joe Manganiello, the movie reportedly... more »
  • 'Boss Baby' dethrones 'Beauty and the Beast' with $49M debut

    April 2, 2017 1:06 PM

    NEW YORK - The taskmaster toddler of "Boss Baby" has dethroned Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" at the box office with a $49 million debut. Studio estimates released Sunday said the DreamWorks Animation release starring Alec Baldwin as a suit-clad baby narrowly edged out the previous two-week leader. The live-action... more »
  • Woman abandons 2-year-old for nearly 15 hours to do drugs

    April 1, 2017 7:45 PM

    ZACHARY - A woman was arrested Friday after she left a 2-year-old child alone for more than 14 hours to do drugs with a friend. Deputies responded to a home on Samuels Road after receiving a report that a child had been left alone at the residence when child's... more »
  • Tennessee couple accused of trying to sell a baby online for $3K

    March 27, 2017 11:37 AM

    ELIZABETHTON - Authorities say a Tennessee couple is accused of trying to sell a 5-month-old baby online for $3,000. Local news outlets report that the Greene County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Deanna Lynn Greer and 26-year-old John David Cain were arrested Friday on charges of aggravated child abuse and aggravated... more »
  • ACLU battles Georgia over toddler's last name of 'Allah'

    March 27, 2017 10:18 AM

    ATLANTA - A civil rights group is suing Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially name its 22-month-old child "Allah." The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed the lawsuit recently in Fulton County Superior Court on behalf of the couple, Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk.... more »
  • Slain officer's widow gives birth to baby boy

    March 22, 2017 10:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The wife of a slain Baton Rouge Police officer gave birth to a healthy baby boy Tuesday afternoon. According to the Baton Rouge Police Facebook page, Dechia Gerald gave birth to Falyn Matthew Gerald at 4:31 p.m. Tuesday. Falyn is the son of Matthew Gerald who... more »
  • Baby born with extra legs thriving after surgery

    March 21, 2017 9:50 PM

    PARK RIDGE, Ill. - Doctors say a baby girl from Africa who's recovering from a risky surgery at a Chicago-area hospital should be able to lead a normal life. Ten-month-old Dominique was born in the Ivory Coast with a not-fully-developed conjoined twin. Doctors performed surgery on March 8 to remove... more »
  • WATCH: 2-year-old twins don't know the meaning of bedtime

    March 20, 2017 4:14 PM

    NEW YORK - The parents of twin boys found out why their two children hadn't been getting much sleep. A video posted to Facebook by Jonathan and Susan Balkin on their home monitoring system shows their 2-year-old twins, Andrew and Ryan, having a late night play session rather than... more »
  • Boy or Girl? It's a sloth, so we don't know yet

    February 17, 2017 8:55 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Zookeepers are waiting for a DNA test to learn whether Hattiesburg Zoo's baby sloth is a boy or a girl. That's because sloths' sex organs are internal. Mammal curator Stephen Taylor says they'll have to send a bit of fur to a lab to learn the gender... more »
  • New face of Gerber is 7-month-old baby from Ohio

    January 27, 2017 4:47 PM

    FLORHAM PARK - A 7-month-old boy from Ohio is the new face of Gerber baby products. Though he probably won't be saying much anytime soon, the spokesbaby named Riley has an "infectious laugh and big, gummy smile," according to his mom, Kristen Shines. Gerber announced Thursday that Riley, who lives... more »
  • Woman suspected of 1998 kidnapping of baby jailed in Florida

    January 17, 2017 8:35 PM

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Authorities say a woman arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a baby girl from a Florida hospital 18 years ago and raising her as her own daughter is now being held in Jacksonville. Duval County jail records show 51-year-old Gloria Williams was booked Tuesday afternoon. Williams is being... more »
  • Parents, save up: Cost of raising a child is more than $233K

    January 9, 2017 11:45 AM

    WASHINGTON - Expecting a baby? Congratulations! Better put plenty of money in your savings account. The Department of Agriculture says the estimated cost of raising a child from birth through age 17 is $233,610, or as much as almost $14,000 annually. That's the average for a middle-income couple with two... more »
  • Nursing student credited with saving abandoned newborn Play Video

    December 27, 2016 11:49 PM

    NEW ROADS - Police are giving credit to quick-thinking rescuers who helped give an infant left in a Walmart bathroom trash can a fighting chance. One of those rescuers was a second year nursing student. She talked exclusively with WBRZ about the moment she was handed an unconscious... more »
  • Mother accused of leaving newborn baby in Walmart trash booked for attempted second degree murder Play Video

    December 27, 2016 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother who has been arrested for leaving her newborn baby in the trash at a Walmart bathroom in New Roads has been transferred to the Pointe Coupee Parish jail and booked on attempted second degree murder. The mother, 34-year-old Kyandrea Thomas, was arrested on Friday... more »
  • New Roads Police arrest mom accused of giving birth, dumping newborn baby in Walmart bathroom trash can Play Video

    December 24, 2016 2:33 AM

    NEW ROADS - Just before noon, on Christmas Eve, police from New Roads arrested Kyandrea Thomas. Thomas is accused of giving birth in a Walmart bathroom, then dumping her newborn baby in a bathroom trash can before leaving the store. Thomas was arrested after she checked herself in to Lane... more »
  • Sources: Baby found in trash can was born in Walmart bathroom Play Video

    December 23, 2016 9:33 PM

    NEW ROADS- Police are investigating after a baby girl was found alive in Walmart trash can in New Roads. Sources close to the investigation believe the girl was born inside the bathroom. Police say the child was just six hours old and spent an estimated four hours in the... more »
  • Missing infant returned home; authorities search for father

    December 19, 2016 9:56 AM

    MARRERO - A 3-week-old baby who was kidnapped from Jefferson Parish has been returned to his mother, and a warrant has been issued for the arrest of his father. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office tells local media that baby Kingston Davis was found "in good condition" Sunday. Officials say 24-year-old... more »
  • CSX train hits, kills Florida child, 2; injures baby sitter

    December 12, 2016 8:22 PM

    ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. - Authorities say a CSX train struck a 2-year-old boy and his baby sitter who were walking on the tracks northeast of Tampa, Florida, killing the child. Pasco County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Hunter Fink was walking with his 4-year-old sister, their baby sitter... more »
  • Baby's first flight: Woman gives birth while on airplane

    December 5, 2016 12:53 PM

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Charleston, South Carolina, after a baby was born in the middle of the flight. Airline spokeswoman Melissa Ford tells local news outlets that Flight 556 was on its way from Philadelphia to Orlando, Florida, on Sunday when a... more »
  • Original Gerber Baby, Ann Taylor Cook, turns 90

    November 23, 2016 10:49 AM

    The original Gerber baby has turned 90. The baby food maker says Ann Taylor Cook celebrated her 90th birthday on Sunday. Cook was about 4 months old in 1927 when her image was sketched in charcoal by a family friend. The drawing was submitted to Gerber a year later when... more »
  • Woman's abdominal pain turns into surprise baby

    October 22, 2016 9:01 PM

    STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - Abdominal pain sent Stephanie Jaegers to the hospital. She told her husband, Michael, she believed it was due to kidney stones. When they arrived at the hospital in Stockbridge, Georgia, on Tuesday, doctors asked if she might be pregnant. She said no, and doctors began preparing her... more »
  • SC authorities identify 3 killed in possible murder-suicide

    October 2, 2016 11:49 AM

    BUCKSPORT, S.C. - South Carolina authorities have identified the two adults and the 10-month-old baby killed in a possible murder-suicide. Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard tells local media outlets that the three people found dead Saturday in a home in Bucksport are: 51-year-old Keith Davis; 40-year-old Kristina Burroughs; 10-month-old Justice... more »
  • Baby rescued from hot car in Terrebonne Parish

    July 30, 2016 1:57 PM

    HOUMA - A Deputy in Terrebonne Parish is being praised this weekend after he rescued a 4-month-old baby that was accidentally locked in a hot car Friday afternoon. According to Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter, Lt. Douglas Chauvin Jr. responded to the Southland Mall Parking lot around 4 p.m.... more »
  • Kylie's enjoying time with her new baby; Meet Margaret, our fill-in co-anchor

    July 25, 2016 10:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A new face joined the morning team of WBRZ's '2une-In' show Monday. Margaret Dubuisson, a TV news veteran, will co-anchor the two-hour morning show with John Pastorek while regular host Kylie Dixon enjoys time with her new baby. Dixon and her husband, Brian, welcomed Addison Rae... more »
  • Michael Phelps poses in pool alongside baby son Boomer

    July 7, 2016 9:57 AM

    Michael Phelps has shown his son around the pool. Phelps and fiancee Nicole Johnson have posted Instagram photos of baby Boomer Phelps in the water alongside his Olympic superstar dad. Phelps writes with one posted Wednesday that "the little man loved the water" and they both got some... more »
  • Acadian Ambulance members help deliver baby on side of road

    May 25, 2016 1:40 PM

    LOCKPORT- A pair of Acadian Ambulance paramedics shared an emotional moment after assisting a mother who delivered a baby on the side of the road in Lockport, LA. Paramedic Filed Supervisor Stephanie Blanchard and her partner, EMT Ashlind Chouest, were dispatched on Sunday, May 22 to a patient that was... more »
  • Police dispatcher delivers baby in parking lot Play Video

    March 7, 2016 10:04 PM

    BAKER - A woman who didn't make it to the hospital Sunday night, delivered her baby in a parking lot with the help of a Baker Police dispatcher. "She had other plans," Courtney Daniels says. The new mother of three experienced a sharp pain and called her parents... more »
  • The Struggles of infertility Play Video

    February 5, 2016 12:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Many couples can't wait to welcome a new bundle of joy into the world, but for some, it's not so easy. They spend staggering amounts of money on treatments since they can't conceive on their own, but there's no guarantee the pricey procedures will work. News... more »
  • Cops: Intoxicated woman holding a baby on lap crashes car

    January 11, 2016 11:41 AM

    EPHRATA, Pa. - Police say a Pennsylvania woman was driving under the influence and holding a baby on her lap when she crashed her vehicle into a curb. Police tell LNP that Erika Rizzon, of Ephrata, struck a curb at the intersection just after 10 p.m. Saturday in Ephrata.... more »
  • 2 charged after report of baby tossed in river proves false

    December 25, 2015 5:52 PM

    HAVERHILL, Mass. - A mother and daughter have been charged with making up a story about seeing a man throwing a baby into a river on Christmas Eve, touching off a massive search. Forty-two-year-old Holly Fowler and 23-year-old Kristine Fowler live near the Merrimac River in Haverhill, about 35 miles... more »
  • And the Kimye baby's name is .... Saint West

    December 7, 2015 4:10 PM

    LOS ANGELES - And the baby de jour's name is ... Saint West. Kim Kardashian West and hubby Kanye announced the name of their new boy via Twitter and her app. Daughter North's brother was born Saturday, weighing in at 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Kardashian West has tracked her pregnancy... more »
  • Co-founders of Cash Money Records to give away 2,500 turkeys

    November 17, 2015 5:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The co-founders of Cash Money Records are returning home to New Orleans to hand out over 2,500 turkeys. The label's co-founders Ronald "Slim" Williams and Brian "Baby" Williams will distribute the turkeys as part of the 19th annual giveaway scheduled for Nov. 24. Cash Money Records says other... more »
  • Mother charged after giving infant son bourbon in bottle

    November 11, 2015 6:39 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Authorities say an Arkansas mother has been charged with child endangerment after giving her 10-month-old son bourbon in a bottle. KATV-TV reports that 28-year-old Lori Sheppard told police she was trying to relieve her teething infant's pain. Sheppard said she's already given him infant... more »
  • Police ID 3rd victim found dead in Utah home

    September 20, 2015 6:45 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Police in Utah have identified a man who was among three victims, including a 2-month-old girl, found fatally shot inside a northwest Salt Lake City home. Authorities said Saturday that the body of 28-year-old Dakota Smith was discovered alongside 50-year-old Heike Poike and her 2-month-old granddaughter,... more »
  • Jefferson Parish deputy helps deliver baby

    August 30, 2015 7:24 PM

    TERRYTOWN, La. - Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says a deputy delivered a baby girl who was named after her - even though the mother already had chosen a different name. Normand didn't release the mother's name or the baby's family name, but says little Emily Victoria was named after... more »
  • Three adults, 8-month old dead in New Iberia crash

    August 2, 2015 1:20 PM

    NEW IBERIA, La. - The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office says three adults and an 8-month-old baby died after an SUV ran off the road, hit a guard rail and overturned in New Iberia. Maj. Ryan Turner, a sheriff's office spokesman, says that a 7-year-old boy was the only survivor of... more »
  • Couple stuck in traffic, delivers baby

    July 18, 2015 4:36 PM

    HOUSTON - Video shows a Houston-area man filming his wife giving birth to their 10-pound baby son next to him as he drives through traffic in an unsuccessful effort to reach a birthing center in time. Jonathan and Lesia Pettijohn were stuck in traffic for more than an hour this... more »
  • Infant alone while parents went to store

    July 13, 2015 9:02 PM

    BROOKLYN PARK, MARYLAND- An 8-month old was left alone and his parents face charges for leaving him while they walked to a convenience store. The family was staying with a friend who called police after coming home to find the infant in an unlocked apartment. When the parents returned,... more »
  • Police say infant found dead in storage unit after 14 years

    June 4, 2015 2:54 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police arrested a Lafayette woman on murder charges after investigators said an infant's body was found in a storage unit this week, 14 years after the child died. According to KATC-TV , Lafayette Police charged 57-year-old Rebecca Landry with second-degree murder Thursday after the gruesome discovery was... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Grandmother talks about delivering grandson Play Video

    June 1, 2015 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ace Henderson, a day-old baby at Woman's Hospital, is just like any other newborn at the hospital, though there is one unique characteristic: his grandmother delivered him. "'I said, 'all we can do, Kelly, is drop your pants. We're going to deliver this baby right here,'"... more »
  • Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    May 4, 2015 11:44 AM

    LONDON - Royal officials say Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The princess is the second child of Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. The princess is the fifth great-grandchild... more »
  • Mom killed but baby lives

    April 25, 2015 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A newborn child is hospitalized and expected to live after her mother was shot and killed earlier this weekend. 29-year-old Brittney Mills opened the door to her home on Ship Drive late Friday night. The home is off Florida Boulevard near Lobdell Avenue in Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Infant rescued from malnourishment

    April 10, 2015 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two parents are in jail for allegedly neglecting there three month old son to the point of starvation. Robert Scott, 28, and Sausha Clay, 22, have both been charged with cruelty to a juvenile. The infant was taken to Our Lady of the Lake weighing only... more »
  • Man accused of child abuse after son suffered from broken leg

    April 3, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A dad in Baton Rouge is in jail after his 7-month-old son ended up with a broken leg. Henry LeBoeuf, 22, is charged with cruelty to a juvenile after LeBoeuf fled authorities when they questioned him about his son's injury. However, his father Charles LeBoeuf is... more »
  • Murder victim leaves behind premature girl Play Video

    March 30, 2015 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of a woman murdered in Baton Rouge last week said she left behind both joy and tragedy in her life. Police said Jemina Williams was found shot and partially clothed in the parking lot of an auto parts story on March 26. Authorities haven't... more »
  • Babysitter arrested, charged with kidnapping baby

    March 29, 2015 12:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A missing 5-week-old baby boy has been found with deputies arresting his babysitter early Sunday morning. The St. Bernard Sheriff's Department charged 47-year-old, Sarah Harris with aggravated kidnapping after she disappeared with baby Tristan Cayden Douglas around noon on Friday. Police report the baby's mother said... more »
  • Baby and sitter gone missing

    March 28, 2015 6:57 PM

    VIOLET, La. - Authorities are looking for a 5-week-old boy and the 47-year-old woman who was babysitting him Friday. St. Bernard Parish sheriff's spokesman Steve Cannizaro says he is preparing a statement about the disappearance of Sarah Harris of Violet and little Tristan Cayden Douglas. Violet is about 12 miles... more »
  • Mom accused of decapitating baby

    March 17, 2015 7:56 PM

    CINCINNATI, OHIO- A woman accused of decapitating her three-month-old daughter was told to stay away from the baby due to her psychiatric problems. Police say they found Jayniah Watkins decapitated and stabbed numerous times with a large chef's knife on a kitchen counter. The mother, 20-year-old Deasia Watkins, was... more »
  • Eleven-year-old charged with killing a baby

    February 9, 2015 7:49 PM

    WICKLIFFE, OHIO- An eleven-year-old is charged with the beating death of a 2 month-old who was staying overnight with the girl and her mom to give the baby's mother a break. Police say the girl, her mother and the baby were on a couch when the woman fell asleep... more »
  • Woman held in death of baby dumped in recycling material

    January 26, 2015 7:42 PM

    ROSEVILLE, MICHIGAN- A 24-year-old woman is held in the death of a newborn found in a recycling center in suburban Detroit. The baby was between one and 3 days old and police are still soliciting tips in the case. The chief of Roseville did not release specifics or name... more »
  • Baby set on fire still had umbilical cord, placenta attached

    January 20, 2015 12:13 PM

    MOUNT HOLLY, NJ - Authorities say a baby who died after being set on fire in the middle of a New Jersey road still had an umbilical cord and placenta attached. Twenty-two-year-old Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier of Pemberton Township faces an initial court appearance Tuesday in Mount Holly on murder charges. It... more »
  • Newborn found dead in recycling center trash

    January 16, 2015 3:54 PM

    ROSEVILLE, MI - Authorities say the body of a newborn boy found in a suburban Detroit recycling center is not that of a baby missing 85 miles away. Police in Roseville and Meridian Township said Friday that DNA tests show no link between their cases. Authorities this week said that... more »
  • First Baton Rouge baby of 2015 named Evelynn

    January 1, 2015 4:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Woman's Hospital confirmed that the first baby born in Baton Rouge this year is a healthy baby girl. The first 2015 birth in the capital area is baby Evelynn, weighing in at 7 pounds and 10 ounces. She was born just after midnight according to hospital... more »
  • Man gets two years of house arrest for killing baby Play Video

    September 18, 2014 5:25 PM

    GONZALES- Defense lawyers and prosecutors for the State Attorney General's Office reached an agreement Thursday to have man convicted of killing a baby 20 years ago, pay for his crime. A paperwork mistake let Stanley White live a free life when he was supposed to be incarcerated for two... more »
  • Reward offered in shooting of pregnant woman

    September 15, 2014 7:57 PM

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA- A $40,000 reward is offered for information after a pregnant woman was hit by a stray bullet and she and her unborn child died. Someone fired at a car a block away and the bullet hit 25-year-old Megan Doto in the face on Sunday. She was... more »
  • It's a girl for Scarlett

    September 4, 2014 7:58 PM

    LOS ANGELES- Actress Scarlett Johansson and her fiance, French journalist Romain Dauriac,welcomed a baby girl named Rose. She is a first-time mom. Her spokesman says the couple is seeking privacy under the No Kids Policy, the effort by celebrities to keep famous people's children out of the public... more »
  • Saints QB welcomes 4th child

    August 26, 2014 12:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is a proud papa of new baby girl. Brees' wife, Brittany, gave birth Tuesday. The child's name is not known at this time. Brees tweeted that his wife and baby girl are happy and healthy. The newest addition will be the... more »
  • Infant left on car hood, parents arrested

    August 14, 2014 8:12 AM

    VIDALIA - Police say two West Monroe residents face charges after leaving an infant unsupervised on the hood of their car at the Vidalia Riverfront while they fished in the Mississippi River. Police Chief Arthur Lewis says an officer noticed 32-year-old Marcella Cooper picking up the 2-week-old infant from a... more »
  • Baby not cured of AIDS

    July 10, 2014 7:23 PM

    WASHINGTON- A girl in Mississippi born with the AIDS virus and in remission for years still has the HIV virus and is not cured. Because doctors thought she was cured, she did not have medication for years. The pronouncement is a setback to hopes that early treatment with... more »
  • Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

    July 10, 2014 1:32 PM

    JACKSON, Fla. - A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for several years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV and therefore is not cured. The news is a setback to hopes that very early treatment with powerful HIV drugs might... more »
  • NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody Play Video

    July 8, 2014 6:03 AM

    NEW YORK CITY - New York City police have found the mother suspected of abandoning a baby at a Manhattan subway station. Police say the 20-year-old woman is being questioned. She was found around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday near 72nd Street and Broadway. No charges were immediately filed. The investigation is... more »
  • Giving your baby a healthy start means no smoking Play Video

    June 30, 2014 9:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Every parents wants to give their baby the best start possible. If a pregnant mother smokes, that healthy start is in jeopardy. Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge CEO Dena Christy and Program Coordinator Sherrell Franklin stopped by 2une In Monday to talk about Baby and Me,... more »
  • March with a purpose, March for Babies Play Video

    April 1, 2014 8:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - March for Dimes will host the March for Babies on Saturday, May 10th. March for Dimes Capital Area Division Dir. Clayton Forbes and 2014 Ambassador Jasmine Lombrage visited 2une In Tuesday to talk about the event. You can register for the walk by visiting this... more »
  • Cat on the prowl and owners trapped

    March 10, 2014 7:29 PM

    PORTLAND, OREGON- Police were called to a house in Portland, Oregon to subdue a huge house cat that attacked a child forcing the family to barricade themselves in a bedroom. They baby was not hurt. The couple locked themselves in their bedroom with the baby and the family... more »
  • Source: Baby so underfed it looked like a skeleton Play Video

    February 18, 2014 4:17 PM

    VENTRESS - A woman shouted profanities at a News 2 crew trying to ask questions about a baby found dead inside a Pointe Coupee Parish residence. Investigators said it appeared the baby was malnourished. "Get in that d*** car, and get off my f****** property," she yelled. "Now, right... more »
  • Mother pleads guilty to child's 2002 death

    February 10, 2014 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman has pleaded guilty of manslaughter in the death of her newborn baby in 2002. Joann King, 30, was given a 10-year suspended sentence and five years of home incarceration. She was indicted in December 2012 on second degree murder charges in... more »
  • Christmas miracle born on the side of the road Play Video

    December 23, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A couple calls their new baby a Christmas miracle after she was delivered, two months early, in the back of their car this weekend. "Everybody asked me what I wanted," said Lakin Miller. "I got what I wanted, she's right here with me." Miller... more »
  • Baby in a bucket

    November 21, 2013 7:29 PM

    PLEASANT HILL, MISSOURI- A man faces charges of disposing a baby's body in a bucket of cement. Matthew Scroggs is charged with abandonment of a corpse and tampering with a vehicle. Police say they discovered the bucket after a tip but went to his house to investigate reports... more »
  • Man, baby killed in NO bridge shooting

    November 14, 2013 7:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man and his 7-month-old son were shot and killed in an apparent ambush on a New Orleans bridge. Police spokesman Frank B. Robertson III says someone opened fire on the 25-year-old man Wednesday night as he rode in the back seat of a black Honda Accord... more »
  • Mother with newborn without heat Play Video

    November 12, 2013 10:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The freezing temperatures mean outlasting the night for one mother of three. "My baby has a cold already," Daphne Brooks said. Brooks is not able to pay for gas heating in her home. She along with her fiance', her three-month-old son Rico, four-year-old daughter... more »
  • Authorities: Miss. woman offered to sell her baby

    November 5, 2013 2:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A Mississippi woman who police say offered to sell her infant son to a Louisiana woman she met through an online classified ad, has been arrested. Authorities say 23-year-old Bobbie Jo Stojic of Bay St. Louis was freed on $5,000 bond after her Oct. 29 arrest. Stojic allegedly... more »
  • 16-month-old boy drowns in Denham Springs

    September 21, 2013 5:25 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A 16-month-old boy was pronounced dead today after a possible drowning in Denham Springs. Around 12:30 p.m., The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the scene on Lafourche Lane. Deputies say no foul play is suspected. The sheriff's office did not release any further details. more »
  • La. man gets 3 years in 2011 injuring of baby

    August 24, 2013 4:14 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - A Lake Charles man has been sentenced to three years in prison for injuring a 5-month-old child. The American Press reports that 32-year-old Mitchell Scott Crador was sentenced Friday by Judge Ron Ware. Crador had pleaded guilty to second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Prosecutor Bobby Holmes says... more »
  • DC zoo hopes to get closer look at day-old panda

    August 24, 2013 12:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - A team of panda caretakers at Washington's National Zoo is hoping to get the first close look at a day-old panda cub during an exam. The minutes-long health assessment is planned for Saturday, but mom Mei Xiang has to give keepers an opportunity to take her cub, which... more »
  • Man indicted in child beating death

    August 8, 2013 4:39 PM

    ZACHARY - A grand jury indicted a Zachary man today in the death of his girlfriend's young child. The grand jury charged Willie Stone, 23, with the second-degree murder in the April 15 death of Azaria Johnson. Stone told investigators at first that the 18-month-old child was unresponsive... more »

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