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  • $100K bond set for rape, kidnapping suspect

    June 16, 2014 12:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge set a $100,000 bond for the man accused of kidnapping two women from a Tigerland bar and raping them. Authorities charged Isai Efrain Garcia-Vasquez, 22, with rape and second-degree kidnapping after his arrest Friday. Investigators said Garcia-Vasquez met his victims at a local... more »
  • 13 years: agreed to trade bar for 26 lbs cocaine

    June 8, 2014 2:45 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - A man who agreed to swap a bar he owned for more than 26 pounds of cocaine has been sentenced to 12 years and 11 months in prison. 33-year-old Victor Darnell Williams was sentenced Thursday. His prison term will be followed by five years of post-release supervision.... more »
  • La shuts down bar after underage sales raid

    April 20, 2014 10:53 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control says it has closed a Lafayette bar for allegedly selling alcohol to people less than 21 years old. Commissioner Troy Hebert says in a news release that undercover agents raided The Keg after getting tips about underage alcohol sales. He... more »
  • Driver ticketed for causing car to plow into bar Play Video

    January 22, 2014 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A downtown bar closed Wednesday night after a car plowed into it, creating a gaping hole. Police say a car ran a red light and hit another car, sending the second vehicle into the side of George's Place. There were seven people in the bar... more »
  • George's Place rammed by car Play Video

    January 22, 2014 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A car smashed into the side of a bar near downtown Baton Rouge just as the evening rush was ending Wednesday. The wreck closed streets around the I-10/St. Ferdinand on ramp. Multiple police cruisers, a fire truck, and an ambulance were on scene. There were... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: security video captures violent heist, crime spree Play Video

    January 2, 2014 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested, accused of trying to kill a police officer and a woman he stole a purse from outside a bar. Police said Ryan Jones was outside a bar on North Acadian when he pointed a gun at a woman and demanded her purse.... more »
  • Man arrested for fight over pool game

    January 2, 2014 11:21 AM

    PIERRE PART - A 17-year-old Pierre Part man has been arrested on battery charges. The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office says Trey Hebert was arrested after a fight over a pool game early in the morning of January 1 at T-Herm's Lakeview Inn Bar. A 39-year-old man suffered a... more »
  • Man on bar rooftop dies after grabbing power line Play Video

    September 6, 2013 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man died at the Spanish Moon bar on Highland Road around 3 a.m. Friday morning after grabbing a power line, according to Baton Rouge Police Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. Police will release the man's age and identity when his family is notified. McKneely says the man... more »
  • Jeremy Hill pleads guilty to simple battery charges Play Video

    July 12, 2013 9:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Suspended LSU running back Jeremy Hill pleaded guilty this morning to charges of simple battery connected to a fight outside a bar this past April. Judge Mike Irwin sentenced Hill to two years unsupervised probation, fined him $375, half of the victim's medical bills, and ordered... more »
  • Man arrested for leaving four young kids unattended

    June 4, 2013 11:33 AM

    OPELOUSAS - Opelousas police have arrested a 33-year-old man after he left his four young children unattended in a business parking lot without supervision. The Advertiser reports Opelousas police responded to a complaint over the weekend in which four young children were located inside of a vehicle without ventilation or... more »
  • Woman accused of DWI twice in less than 24 hours

    June 3, 2013 10:52 AM

    SLIDELL - Police in Slidell arrested a woman they said was caught driving drunk twice in less than 24 hours this weekend. Slidell Police said two of their officers stopped the same woman, 26-year-old Marjorie Portier of Carriere, Miss., early on Saturday morning and then again early Sunday. ... more »
  • Suspect in deadly bar fight surrenders to police

    May 21, 2013 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man wanted for murder after a bar fight in Baton Rouge turned himself in to detectives earlier today. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said Andres Gonzales, 27, faces second-degree murder charges in the death of Raphael Domino Jr., 39, earlier this... more »
  • Drunk mom leaves baby in vehicle

    May 21, 2013 11:27 AM

    KENNER - Police say an intoxicated mom left her 3-month-old daughter inside of a parked sport utility vehicle while she socialized at a Kenner bar. Kenner Police tells The Times-Picayune that the infant was strapped into a baby carrier inside the vehicle -- with the keys in the ignition and... more »
  • Former Saint, LSU star Randall Gay arrested Play Video

    May 9, 2013 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested former LSU Tiger football player and New Orleans Saint Randall Gay after they said he was involved in an altercation at a Baton Rouge bar. Police confirmed to News 2 Gay was in an altercation last night outside the bar near Perkins Road and... more »
  • Second arrest made in bar fight

    May 3, 2013 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police announced a second arrest has been made in the altercation outside a Tigerland bar which landed an LSU football player behind bars. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said today police arrested Robert Bayardo, 20, and charged him with second degree battery in connection with the fight on... more »
  • Deputies: Dad in bar left 6-year-old in car

    April 1, 2013 10:34 AM

    MONROE - A 35-year-old Monroe man has been booked with child desertion after deputies say he allegedly left a 6-year-old child in vehicle while he was in a bar. Ouachita Parish deputies say Labarraon Shecoby Spivey was at the Suga Shack, when an officer arrived to investigate a call about... more »
  • St. Patrick's Day bar crackdown Play Video

    March 15, 2013 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Along with all the festivities this weekend, comes a safety precaution from Alcohol & Tobacco Control: card hard and drink responsibly. ATC Special Agent Jeff Barthelemy visited a number of Baton Rouge bars today, to make sure every bar employee knows to check identification and to... more »
  • Police: Pa. man stopped for beer after breakout

    January 30, 2013 10:15 AM

    BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. - Police say a western Pennsylvania man stopped at a bar and had a beer minutes after he broke out of a police station holding cell after his arrest on an assault charge. The Washington County public defender's office on Wednesday declined to comment on the charges filed... more »
  • LSU women's basketball assistant coach arrested

    January 22, 2013 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU assistant women's basketball coach Tony Perotti is out of jail on bond after his arrest this weekend in suspicion of a drunken bar disturbance. Perotti was charged with disturbing the peace and two counts of remaining after forbidden when he was booked into the East... more »
  • Lafourche council to debate longer bar hours

    January 10, 2013 7:22 AM

    THIBODAUX - Lafourche Parish Council is considering whether later bar-closing hours on the weekend would provide an economic boost or a law enforcement problem. The council will debate and ultimately vote later this month on a measure that would give Lafourche bars the option of staying open until 3... more »
  • Judge revokes Jefferson's bond from bar fight

    October 30, 2012 10:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge judge today revoked former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson's bond from a 2011 bar fight, and said he needed to report to the parish prison by 2 p.m. District Judge Chip Moore said Jefferson's recent drug arrest violated the conditions of his bond on... more »
  • Council approves letting EBR bars open on Sundays

    October 24, 2012 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro council members approved an ordinance tonight allowing bars to stay open from 11 a.m. until midnight on Sundays. The ordinance passed 8-3, with Council members Ronnie Edwards, Tara Wicker and Mike Walker voting against it. Council members Trae Welch, Ulysses Addison, Chandler Loupe, Scott Wilson,... more »
  • Bar hours ordinance pulled at Metro Council

    October 24, 2012 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tonight's Metro Council meeting in East Baton Rouge Parish opened with a council member pulling his ordinance to extend bar hours to 4 a.m. Ulysses "Bones" Addison said the parish attorney's office had asked him to delete the item, which had drawn a number of public... more »
  • EBR Metro Council to vote next week on bar hours

    October 19, 2012 10:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Bar owners who wish to stay open until 4 a.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays would have to pay a $40,000 fee under a proposal being considered by the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council. Some bar owners say the proposed annual fee to stay open... more »
  • Closing times could affect alcohol sales Play Video

    October 10, 2012 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new ordinance introduced at Metro Council could allow bars and restaurants with a Class A License to stay open until 4 am on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The ordinance would allow eligible establishments to apply for permits to stay open an extra two hours. Though,... more »
  • Panel is latest battleground in bar noise dispute

    April 3, 2012 7:40 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A long-brewing battle over the volume of music blasting out of French Quarter bars is going before New Orleans City Council members. A council committee on Tuesday was set to review a proposed ordinance governing the placement of loudspeakers in Quarter businesses. It's the latest attempt to... more »
  • Petitions seek to close Newellton bar

    March 19, 2012 7:59 AM

    NEWELLTON, La. - Two petitions are being circulated to close a popular roadside bar in Tensas Parish that has been the site of three homicides since 2010. However, the bar's owner, Robert Welch, said he has no plans to close and he has spent money beefing up security at the... more »
  • Bar manager acquitted in Bourbon St. noise case

    March 8, 2012 3:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Bourbon Street bar manager hauled into court over the volume of music from the club he runs has been found not guilty by a New Orleans city judge. Police said amplified music pouring out of the club "Bourbon Live" last November could be heard a block... more »
  • Off-duty officer arrested after bar fight

    February 23, 2012 4:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans police officer has been arrested for illegally having a firearm in a French Quarter bar. Police arrested 34-year-old August Michel about 2 a.m. Wednesday at a bar after he allegedly got into a fight with customers inside the business. The bar's security broke up... more »
  • Sunday bar ordinance becomes law

    February 17, 2012 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The West Baton Rouge bar ordinance becomes law today, February 17th. The new law stipulates that businesses selling alcoholic beverages must close at 10pm on Sundays and cannot reopen until 6am Monday. There are some exceptions: Super Bowl Sunday, Sundays that are followed by holidays... more »
  • Changes coming to La. bar exam grading

    February 14, 2012 4:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Those taking the state bar examination should prepare for a major change. CityBusiness of New Orleans reports that the old rules required would-be attorneys to pass at least seven of the nine exam sections. Five of those covered Louisiana's civil code and required successful completion of four.... more »
  • Neighborhood says "no" to proposed night club Play Video

    February 13, 2012 5:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some residents in the Melrose East area strongly oppose a proposed bar. A vacant grocery store on the corner of Florida Blvd. and North Donmoor Ave. has caused quite the controversy. Signs saying, "no bar" like nearby apartment complexes as neighbors say this is just the... more »
  • Not guilty plea entered for Jordan Jefferson

    February 9, 2012 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An attorney for former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson pleaded not guilty for his client to a simple battery charge. It stems from a bar fight near LSU that happened Aug. 19. Jefferson and another football player were arrested following the fight. Jefferson was originally... more »
  • Receipt shows what accused drunk driver bought before crash Play Video

    January 25, 2012 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An itemized bar tab shows what an accused drunk driver purchased right before police say he killed a bicyclist and put a second in the hospital. Receipts News 2 obtained from The Bulldog on Perkins Road shows Joey Branch bought three double-shot Jack Daniel's drinks, three... more »
  • Bar owner loses license over drug conviction

    December 19, 2011 4:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A felony conviction for narcotics has cost a Clayton, La., bar owner her liquor license. The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control has revoked the state liquor permit issued to Frances Mae Williams, owner of Club 65. Williams recently received a narcotics-related felony conviction and no... more »
  • LSU gets state's highest passage rates on bar exam

    October 8, 2011 11:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU Law Center students have achieved the highest passage rate among all examinees on the latest Louisiana State Bar Exam. According to results released Friday by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana, 86.5 percent of LSU students received passing scores on the... more »
  • Grand jury gets LSU bar brawl case

    September 21, 2011 6:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The attorney for one suspended LSU football player implicated in a fight outside a Baton Rouge bar said his client won't testify before a grand jury today, and may not at all. Tommy D'Amico represents Josh Johns, who was arrested along with Tigers quarterback Jordan Jefferson... more »
  • Jefferson's attorney files for hearing over charges

    September 16, 2011 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The defense attorney for suspended LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson filed a motion today calling for a hearing to have the allegations against his client cleared. Lewis Unglesby stated in the motion that while Jefferson had been arrested in connection with a fight outside a Baton Rouge... more »
  • Fans weigh-in on rest of the season following Oregon win

    September 9, 2011 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Most fans say the bar fight that landed starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson and reserve linebacker Josh Johns behind bars is still troubling three weeks later, since it left the team short-handed. Now they say it's time to focus on the field. Police say the fight left... more »
  • Ex-girlfriend says victim in LSU fight was stalking her

    August 25, 2011 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The attorney representing four people injured in a fight involving LSU football players said a recently-filed protective order against one of his clients is "irrelevant" to the situation. "The timing and motives behind the filing of this petition for restraining order have to seriously be questioned,"... more »
  • Police report details eyewitness account of fight

    August 25, 2011 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An eyewitness says she saw LSU starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson kick someone in the face during a bar fight that injured four people last week. The account from 19-year-old Victoria Long was included in a police report released Thursday, a day after police seized 49 pairs... more »
  • Les Miles offers team updates

    August 23, 2011 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles just finished speaking with the media this evening, saying that as of now, he plans to play quarterback Jordan Jefferson in the season opener, and that there have been no changes made to the depth chart. The coaching staff does have a plan in place... more »
  • BRPD gives update on bar fight investigation

    August 23, 2011 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge today said arrests could come in a couple of weeks after a fight last week that witnesses said involved LSU football players. Sgt. Don Stone said today they will have to follow up on the information they got from interviewing the four... more »
  • UPDATE: LSU players leave meeting with police

    August 23, 2011 11:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Four LSU football players have finished an hours-long meeting with police investigating a fight last week that left four people injured. Investigators with Baton Rouge Police met with quarterback Jordan Jefferson, receiver Jarvis Landry, linebacker Josh Johns and offensive lineman Chris Davenport, to hear their side... more »
  • LSU Football players' meeting with BRPD postponed

    August 21, 2011 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The meeting between the Baton Rouge Police Department and the four LSU football players who were implicated in a bar fight early Friday morning has been postponed. The four players obtained representation from lawyers Nathan Fisher and Shannon Fay, who requested an extension from Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Jordan Jefferson "implicated" in fight at bar

    August 19, 2011 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police investigating a fight outside a Baton Rouge bar last night said LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson and other LSU football players are believed to have been involved in the disturbance. EMS responded to a call at the location on East Boyd Ave. around 2 a.m., but... more »
  • Houma Police officer charged in bar fight

    July 16, 2011 12:02 PM

    HOUMA, La.- A Houma police officer was arrested for allegedly getting into a fight outside a bar in Thibodaux Dex Martin, who has been with the Houma police department since March 2010, and Keli Defiore, of Thibodaux, were seen on the street pushing each about 2:15 a.m. Friday morning.... more »
  • Mother of murdered man pleads for his killer to surrender

    June 20, 2011 5:53 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH- Detectives are still trying to figure out who killed a man in the parking lot of a closed bar over the weekend. Investigators say 27-year old Joshua banks was found shot to death multiple times on Saturday at the Alligator Bayou Bar. Today, his mom pleaded... more »
  • Police arrest 43 in New Orleans bar raid

    June 9, 2011 2:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A raid on a New Orleans night club resulted in the arrest of 43 people. According to a news release, police from several agencies hit the Sports View Lounge at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday and finished up six hours later. A large contingent of officers locked... more »
  • Two arrested, host of problems found at Southern Kumforts

    June 9, 2011 1:27 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An investigation into the Southern Kumforts lounge in Prairieville has uncovered a host of wrongdoing and led to the arrest of two people so far, according to Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley. Deputies arrested Steve Duke, 56, and Charles Puckett, 61, on Wednesday in suspicion of filing... more »
  • Bar in Prison

    May 25, 2011 7:34 PM

    Prison bars have new meaning in Mexico. There literally was a bar in a prison serving beer, tequila and vodka to prisoners. The Chihuahua state's prosecutor says the deputy director of the prison where the bar was discovered was fired and guards are under investigation. The bar was discovered Monday... more »
  • Judge upholds Fat City bar ordinance

    March 27, 2011 2:54 PM

    FAT CITY, La.- A second judge has refused to issue an injunction to block enforcement of the new Fat City zoning ordinance requiring earlier closing times for bars and lounges. The Times-Picayune reports a judge ruled in a suit filed by five bar owners or property owners who argued... more »
  • New Orleans police: 5 teens shot in bar, 1 dead

    March 13, 2011 9:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Police say a gunman apparently opened fire on teenagers attending a party in a New Orleans bar and fled, leaving one 18-year-old man dead and four other teens wounded. Police said early Sunday a 16-year-old girl was in critical condition and two other girls ages 14 and... more »
  • Bandidos plead guilty to lesser charges in shooting

    February 9, 2011 4:59 PM

    GONZALES – Four members of the Bandido motorcycle gang pleaded guilty today to lesser changes in a shooting that took place last year outside an Ascension Parish bar. Joe Flores pleaded guilty to attempted manslaughter and two counts of second-degree battery today, according to court documents. As part of his... more »
  • Man shot at bar in Tangipahoa Parish

    December 9, 2010 3:01 PM

    ROBERT- A man is recovering after he was shot during an altercation at a bar in Tangipahoa Parish last night. Deputies say the argument started in a bar room then moved to the parking lot of a nearby convenience store. The altercation escalated and shot were fired, hitting one... more »
  • Lafayette man acquitted in 2009 death

    September 16, 2010 7:51 AM

    A jury has found a Lafayette man innocent in the February 2009 death of a 31-year-old man from Salem, Oregon. The Advocate reports 34-year-old Marshall Guillot was charged in June 2009 with manslaughter in Scott Halter's death. Police said Halter died of a head injury suffered during a fight with... more »
  • Ascension Parish bar goes smoke-free

    September 14, 2010 10:21 PM

    A bar in Ascension is challenging the notion of smoking while drinking. Southpaw's 2 has voluntarily banned smoking, becoming the first bar in Ascension to do so. In Louisiana, bars can allow smoking if they don't serve food. However, bar owner Kyle Buche and his partner said they... more »
  • Keg thief on the loose in Baton Rouge

    June 24, 2010 10:29 AM

    Deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are searching for a man seen taking ten empty beer kegs from Happy's Irish Pub on Coursey Blvd. According to reports, the man backed into the parking lot and cut a lock on a shed. He then loaded up the kegs, valued at... more »
  • Panel charges man in Christmas day murder

    April 15, 2010 7:08 AM

    The suspect in the Christmas Day stabbing death of a Houma bartender has been indicted by a Terrebonne Parish grand jury on a first-degree murder charge. Jorell Young was arrested for the murder of his former roommate Robert LeCompte. The two worked together at the Drama Club, a bar that... more »
  • Bar owner arrested in Terrebonne Parish

    April 7, 2010 10:20 AM

    A woman in Terrebonne Parish is under arrest after a fight at her bar. Deputies say two men were attacked with pool sticks by multiple suspects inside of the "On the Rocs Bar" lounge in Houma. When deputies arrived the bar's owner, Marilyn Unbehagen cleaned up the crime... more »
  • Guilty plea in beating of deputy

    March 25, 2010 7:42 AM

    One of two men indicted last year in the beating of an off-duty sheriff's deputy outside a bar has pleaded guilty. Twenty-two-year-old Anthony Chaumont of Sulphur pleaded guilty Wednesday to simple battery after prosecutor Paul Reggie amended the charge from second-degree battery. A state judge imposed a six-month jail term... more »
  • Mich. fugitive found in Pa. bar in hospital gown

    March 22, 2010 9:11 AM

    Police in Pittsburgh arrested a Michigan fugitive after he walked out of a Pittsburgh hospital and into a bar wearing only his hospital gown and with an intravenous needle still his arm. Elbert Lewis Thompson II was taken into custody a short time later. Police say Thompson had been detained... more »
  • Man indicted in deadly bar shooting

    March 3, 2010 6:42 AM

    A West Feliciana Parish grand jury indicted Eric Martin on second-degree murder charges of a Hardwood man. Martin is accused of shooting of 21-year-old Terrence J. Brooks during a fight at Gerri's Blues Club in December. Deputies found Brooks in the parking lot of the bar with a single gunshot... more »
  • Brees teaches Saints fans pre-game cheer

    February 10, 2010 12:54 PM

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees stopped by a New Orleans bar Tuesday night following the team's Super Bowl parade through downtown. Brees mingled with fans at Lucy's and took the time to teach them the cheer he leads his teammates through in every pre-game huddle. One Who Dat managed... more »

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