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  • Bayou filled with trash and filth to clean sweep

    April 18, 2014 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People with paddle boards, canoes, and small boats will invade Bayou Fountain Saturday morning to rid the waterway of trash and filth that's settled along the stream. The Bayou Manchac group along with Paddle BR will begin the cleanup at 9 a.m. at the Highland Road Park... more »
  • Cemetery and businesses may be removed for street Play Video

    April 17, 2014 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A cemetery and two businesses may be removed for a Department of Works plan to build a connector between Highland Road and Burbank Drive. The city wants to extend Kenilworth Parkway to Burbank to ease congestion. But gravesites, an Ace Hardware Store and Country Day... more »
  • Miss USA tickets on sale today

    April 17, 2014 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Tickets for the Miss USA pageant that will be held here go in sale Friday. According to ticket information on Ticket Master, about half of the River Center Arena will be utilized for the event. There will be floor, lower, and middle level seating available. The... more »
  • Parents, students, and faculty respond to school's abrupt closure Play Video

    April 16, 2014 10:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Career Academy Public Charter High School in Baton Rouge is closing because there is no building to accommodate the students. The building is rented out by East Baton Rouge Parish Schools and it is asking for the building back for a new magnet middle school... more »
  • Painful lesson learned after drive-by shooting Play Video

    April 16, 2014 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An 18-year old is learning a painful lesson after he was injured during a drive-by shooting last night. It happened on Avis Ave, near Staring Lane, where police say someone opened fire from a car, hitting three people. One man was seriously injured. Darrell Oby's son... more »
  • Man arrested in stabbing of 3-month-old

    April 16, 2014 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man on charges of stabbing his 3-month-old child and beating the child's mother. Jason Jarreau is facing battery, domestic abuse, and cruelty to juveniles charges. Investigators say the mother told them that Jarreau struck her while she was holding the... more »
  • Three shot off Staring Lane

    April 15, 2014 9:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police responded to reports of multiple people shot off Staring Lane Tuesday night. A large police presence formed in the area where there were reports of shots fired, on Avis Avenue. Along that same stretch of street, more shots fired on Leonard Drive. Police said one... more »
  • LSP looking for human trafficking suspect

    April 15, 2014 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police asked for the public's help finding a man wanted for human trafficking. The State Police Special Victims Unit is looking for 21 year-old Emmanuel Bailey of Fort Smith, Arkansas. He's being sought as part of an ongoing multi-agency investigation into prostitution and online... more »
  • St. George incorporation could need parish-wide vote Play Video

    April 14, 2014 10:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - St. George Incorporation leaders are 'confident to be on November ballot' but that ballot might include votes from the entire parish. State Representative Ted James filed HB 1212, which if passed, would change the state constitution and the more than 100-year-old Lawrason Act. "This effort... more »
  • Finally, road closed signs to be removed at Woodlake Bridge

    April 11, 2014 11:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Finally, after some two years, people will once again be able to cross a bridge that links them with the rest of the road. The Woodlake Drive Bridge is partially open and will fully reopen next week. It's been closed since May 2012 and the construction project... more »
  • Avoid College Drive this weekend

    April 11, 2014 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Get ready for a nightmare Saturday on College Drive since the city is closing both southbound (headed from I-10 to Perkins) lanes and moving traffic to the center turn lane. The closure is for sewer repairs and will impact the street in front of Wal Mart. It... more »
  • One more 'Big Money Block Boyz' wanted, others arrested Play Video

    April 10, 2014 7:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A gang police say was committing murder, dealing drugs and shooting up houses was busted in a multi-parish round up Thursday afternoon. Authorities arrested 27 members of the 'Big Money Block Boyz' for charges that include attempted murder, selling illegal drugs, illegal firearms and racketeering. One... more »
  • House destroyed by Wednesday evening inferno

    April 9, 2014 9:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A roaring house fire is under investigation. Firefighters were dispatched to the house on Vouvray, in the Vignes Lake neighborhood off Hoo Shoo Too and South Vignes, just before 7 p.m. Wednesday. Emergency responders said when they arrived, part of the house was engulfed in flames and... more »
  • La. constables and marshals get life-saving training Play Video

    April 9, 2014 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Constables and marshals from across the country are in Baton Rouge for training to find out what new crime trends are being seen across the country, so authorities will know how to react when they come up on a new situation. Both the National Constables and Marshals... more »
  • Heart walk heads to Baton Rouge Play Video

    April 9, 2014 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One of the largest walks in the Baton Rouge area will be hitting LSU in a couple of weekends. The Capital Area Heart Walk is coming to the area on April 26 at LSU's Old Front Nine. Head of The Capital Area Heart Walk Terrie Sterling... more »
  • Senate proposal targets St. George, organizers say Play Video

    April 9, 2014 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Mayor-President Kip Holden is pushing a Senate bill, he believes, would give the city-parish more time to vet a move by residents in the southeast area of the parish to breakaway and form their own city. "We don't think it's good for the City of Baton Rouge,"... more »
  • Traffic homicide investigating two-victim motorcycle crash

    April 7, 2014 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Traffic homicide investigators worked overnight Monday, piecing together a crash scene involving a motorcycle. Two people on the bike were rushed to the hospital after the crash Monday evening. Their names and conditions have not been release, but injuries are described as very serious. Baton Rouge... more »
  • Storm debris still lingers, forces lane closures

    April 7, 2014 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Expect traffic delays on Florida Boulevard between Sherwood Forest Blvd. and Little John Drive due to closures related to last night's bad weather. There are downed power lines and roof debris, so the outside, eastbound lane is closed. The service road on the south side of Florida... more »
  • State loses fight over controversial billboard

    April 7, 2014 2:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Federal judge Shelly Dick denied a request by the State of Louisiana to force a political group to remove billboards featuring similar designs as the state's tourism ad campaign. A billboard for MoveOn.org criticizing the governor 's decision not to expand Medicaid. Some 242,000 are denied health... more »
  • DD Breaux Mic'd Up Play Video

    April 4, 2014 11:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Under the direction of veteran gymnastics coach DD Breaux, the LSU gymnastics team will compete in the Baton Rouge regional this weekend against five other teams. Their fearless leader has a fun side to her, even when she's competing at a meet. Sports 2's Brian... more »
  • Treatment for a rising mental illness trend Play Video

    April 3, 2014 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Health care leaders are responding as the number of people committed for mental illness is on the rise. Baton Rouge Police said they spend a lot of time with diagnosed patients who stop taking their medications. The Coroners Office ordered 6,000 patients be involuntarily committed for... more »
  • Police ID victim in deadly shooting Play Video

    April 3, 2014 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man shot and killed on North 35th Street in Baton Rouge Wednesday night. Cpl. Don Coppola said Travis Mitchell, 25, died after being shot in the face and the side. Police responded to a shots fired call just before... more »
  • Out-of-town campers in line for free chicken

    April 2, 2014 10:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE- People lined up overnight Wednesday, hoping to be one of the first 100 in line at a new Chick-Fil-A location. The location on Airline Highway opens Thursday. The first 100 get free chicken for a year. Campers have come as far away as California, Florida, Illinois,... more »
  • Wig-wearing man wanted in bathroom attack

    April 2, 2014 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a man who pushed a woman into the bathroom of a McDonald's on Sherwood Forest and threatened her with a knife Wednesday afternoon. Police said the altercation happened around 3:00 when the 36-year-old woman was shoved into a stall in the female restroom... more »
  • NOLA leaders not jazzed about BR company's plans for 'Jazzland'

    April 2, 2014 12:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A company from East Baton Rouge Parish was told it needed to show proof of financing before city leaders in New Orleans would take seriously a proposal to renovate the shuttered Six Flags compounded east of downtown. The amusement park, originally opened as Jazzland, was closed after... more »
  • Senator drafts governmental plan for St. George

    April 2, 2014 12:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE- State Senator "Bodi" White (R-Baton Rouge) submitted a plan to get the proposed City of St. George off the ground, should the planned city in southeast East Baton Rouge Parish be approved. The bill sets up a transitional action plan then lays the ground work for an... more »
  • Emotional scene where child was hit, killed by vehicle

    April 1, 2014 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A one-year-old girl died after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening. Authorities said a man was backing out of a driveway on North 17th Street when the child was struck. The crash happened between Bay and Chestnut. The incident was described as a terrible accident.... more »
  • Marching through a record-breaking rainfall in Seattle

    April 1, 2014 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As reported in the media, there's no question that rainfall totals in the month of March for western Washington were high. Many locations throughout the state flirted with record rainfall, if not completely shattering prior records. This is what helped initiate the terrible mudslide in the town... more »
  • Lawmaker demands more oversight after News 2 report Play Video

    April 1, 2014 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Representative John Schroder of Covington is demanding more oversight at state agencies that provide behavioral and social health services for the community. It comes after a News 2 Investigative Unit report showed the Executive Director and Deputy Director at Capital Area Human Services in Baton Rouge... more »
  • Police: Robber bashed clerk with cinder block

    April 1, 2014 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photo of two armed robbers who detectives said hit a clerk in the face with a cinder block at a Baton Rouge grocery store early Tuesday morning. Cpl. Don Coppola said the robbery happened at Adams Grocery on North Acadian Thruway around 3:05... more »
  • Man gets 60 years for gas station slaying Play Video

    March 31, 2014 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A killer pleaded guilty to his crime, and will spend the next sixty years in prison. Phillip Carter, 23, was set to stand trial in the murder of Bobby Nelson, 43, in 2012. Nelson, a fuel truck driver, was killed at a gas station in downtown. ... more »
  • Customers being reimbursed for bad gas Play Video

    March 31, 2014 11:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Company representatives from ExxonMobil have arrived to begin working with people who put a bad batch of gas in the fuel tanks of their vehicles. The company said Monday, it has started to reimburse people who had issues with the fuel. "We are fully committed to working... more »
  • Nearly all of La. under tornado watch

    March 28, 2014 9:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - 53 of Louisiana's 64 parishes are currently under a tornado watch. This list includes Ascension, Assumption, East and West Baton Rouge, Livingston, Iberville, Point Coupee and the Feliciana parishes. The National Weather Service says the tornado watch will last until 3 a.m. Saturday morning. The... more »
  • Walk MS in Downtown Baton Rouge

    March 28, 2014 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An event to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis research will be in Downtown Baton Rouge this Saturday morning. "Walk MS" is hosted by the National MS Society. According to the society's website , the event has already raised more then $85,000 and has more then 700... more »
  • Child refugee denied senior year sports eligibility Play Video

    March 27, 2014 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A kid who immigrated to the United States when he was twelve won't get a chance to play sports during senior year of high school. In an 11-8 vote this week, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association rejected Clement Mubungirwa's request to participate in organized sports... more »
  • ExxonMobil mum about where dirty fuel was shipped Play Video

    March 27, 2014 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A spokesperson for ExxonMobil said Thursday, the company is committed to fixing issues related to a bad batch of gasoline, and customers should not be scared to put fuel in their cars since the tainted fuel is out of the supply chain. According to the spokesperson, who... more »
  • CATS gearing for new look Sunday Play Video

    March 27, 2014 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Capital Area Transit System will roll out new buses, routes and a mobile tracking app Sunday. CATS will introduce ten new bus routes that operate out of five hubs. The transit system also added 300 new bus stop signs and removed more than 500 stops.... more »
  • Things got hot in local reality TV show kitchen

    March 26, 2014 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Celebrity chef Robert Irvine told the owner of a restaurant here he'd never been more annoyed than he was when dealing with him during a recent shoot. The owner of Mama Della's New York City Pizzeria went back-and-forth with Irvine during the episode which aired Wednesday night... more »
  • Man accused of covering up lover's murder

    March 26, 2014 8:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested in the shooting death of his girlfriend after he claimed she shot herself. Deputies say Jason Bringier, 32, initially told them Lucinda White, 30, shot herself in the head on Monday at a residence on Toulon Drive. He told deputies that... more »
  • BRPD searching for missing girl

    March 26, 2014 11:42 AM

    UPDATE - BRPD said this girl has been safely located. See related story for more information. BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help finding a missing 10-year-old Baton Rouge girl who disappeared after an argument with her mother Tuesday night. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers were... more »
  • Drivers cited on bus video, getting refunds Play Video

    March 25, 2014 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some drivers were given a ticket in error and paid their fines are entitled to a refund. More than 6000 people were hit with the $300 tickets from the video monitoring company, FXS, and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. There's no telling how many... more »
  • 2 more smoke shop owners arrested in Baton Rouge

    March 25, 2014 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two more smoke shop owners in Baton Rouge are now behind bars. Police have arrested Demond Eames and Bruce Moore, who own the Fun Smoke Shop on Plank Road, as well as the Fun Time Novelties Smoke Shop on Hewwood Avenue. Both men were booked into... more »
  • Baton Rouge awarded IBM grant

    March 25, 2014 11:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge is one of four U.S. cities or counties to receive an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grant for 2014. The grant program sends teams of IBM experts to provide consulting expertise for select cities and regions around the country and world. An IBM team... more »
  • River district revitalization gaining steam Play Video

    March 24, 2014 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some city leaders want a hotel to revitalize a neglected part of Baton Rouge. The river district connects downtown Baton Rouge and LSU on Nicholson Drive. Businessmen and city officials want to upgrade the area with a huge retail and residential development. At Monday's... more »
  • Jetson property could be sold, smaller facility planned

    March 24, 2014 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State juvenile justice leaders pledged to return a juvenile justice facility to the state's largest parish Monday afternoon during a House Appropriations committee hearing at the capitol. The goal could be to sell all but fifty acres of the property north of the airport and use the... more »
  • Fires hit three homes in Baton Rouge Play Video

    March 21, 2014 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators said an overloaded electrical outlet caused a fire which damaged three Baton Rouge homes Friday afternoon. The fires all happened around 1:15 p.m. at 36th Street and Gus Young. No one was hurt, but two dogs died in the fires. The Red Cross was... more »
  • Why traffic was such a mess Thursday evening

    March 20, 2014 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Rush hours here are usually never easy and short, but Thursday's drive home was outrageous, according to some drivers who were stuck for 30-minutes or longer going nowhere fast on area interstates. Traffic was snarled through East Baton Rouge Parish on all three systems: I-10, I-110, and... more »
  • USS KIDD faces more problems with the state Play Video

    March 19, 2014 10:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Workers at the USS Kidd are fighting for their jobs after a paperwork issue with the state means they had to reapply for them. Full-time employees were hired as unclassified workers, similar to high level staffers appointed into state positions. But, according to the State Civil... more »
  • Appeals court set to take up Gerald case Play Video

    March 19, 2014 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The First Circuit Court of Appeal is about to take up the case involving a man who killed seven people during a drunk driving crash in 2012. Brett Gerald pleaded guilty to the crime, and was initially sentenced to 70 years in prison. However, he was... more »
  • Mayor to announce Government Street improvements Wednesday

    March 18, 2014 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Wednesday, the mayor is expected to announce improvements to the busy Mid City artery of Government Street. The highway was recently taken from the control of the state and passed to the city and its Department of Public Works. Government Street will make up a total of... more »
  • McNeese falls to Southern at home 4-3

    March 18, 2014 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern picked up a midweek win Tuesday as they beat former LSU star Justin Hill and McNeese State 4-3 at Lee Hines Field. The Jaguars fell behind 1-0 in the 2nd inning and fought off a great performance from Cowboys pitcher Bryce Kingsley, who had 11... more »
  • Police investigating double shooting

    March 18, 2014 7:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a double shooting, where one victim was shot in the head. Authorities and emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of La Margie and La Annie shortly before 6:30 Tuesday evening. The second victim was shot in the leg. Both shooting victims were... more »
  • Walking veteran called a fraud Play Video

    March 18, 2014 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As Mac McQuown walked to the steps of Capitol today, he expected to meet some friends, show his patriotism, and raise awareness about homeless veterans, but what he got was a confrontation with an angry veteran. "He's a fraud," said the man who did not want... more »
  • St. George calls for school superintendent to resign

    March 18, 2014 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The organization behind the incorporation of the City of St. George asked for leaders of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System to apologize and resign amid a state audit of the education system in the parish. Tuesday, the group asked board member Belinda Davis, State Representative... more »
  • Space heater causes house fire in Baton Rouge

    March 17, 2014 3:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said combustibles placed too close to a portable heater were to blame for a house fire in Baton Rouge this morning. The fire happened around 11 a.m. in the 2700 block of North Lark. Firefighters said it started in the rear bedroom of the... more »
  • Double murderer gets life in prison

    March 14, 2014 10:24 PM

    AMITE- Giles McGhee, 53, will serve life in prison for killing two people in Hammond two years ago. A jury found McGhee guilty in February and he was sentenced this week. Karum Smith, 40, was found shot along with Tamica Muse, 36, at a house that belonged to... more »
  • I-10 billboard against Jindal focus of state lawsuit

    March 14, 2014 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A billboard on I-10 is creating such a controversy, the state filed suit against the group that had it installed. MoveOn.org leases a sign between Gross Tete and Port Allen that blasts Governor Bobby Jindal's policy not to expand Medicaid, which leaves 242,000 residents without healthcare.... more »
  • Man arrested for rape in Baton Rouge

    March 14, 2014 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man accused of raping a four year-old girl in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars. Police say 46 year-old Troy Lee had sex with the victim, while the two were in the bathroom of a home Lee was visiting. Lee was booked into the East... more »
  • Trump: I'm taking Miss USA to Baton Rouge

    March 12, 2014 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Donald Trump confirmed on network television Thursday morning, the Miss USA pageant will be hosted by the Capital City in June. Hours earlier, the Internet swarmed with details about the event after a blogger posted it on his Twitter page. L'Auberge, in the southeast area of... more »
  • Leaders approve road takeover

    March 12, 2014 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders approved a plan to take control over busy roads from the state, streamlining and expediting road construction on the major thoroughfares. Wednesday, the metro council approved a move to take Government Street, a section of Nicholson Drive, and River Road from the control of the... more »
  • Police: Parents arrested after beating child Play Video

    March 12, 2014 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police arrested Star Richard, 33, and Marcus Jones, 30, after they say the parents beat their young daughter with a belt. The incident was reported when the little girl got to school on Tuesday. That's where police found the girl covered in bruises, according to the affidavit.... more »
  • Reports: Miss USA coming to Baton Rouge

    March 12, 2014 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A day before East Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden is scheduled to announce a major media event, social media and Miss USA insiders claim the pageant is making its new home in south Louisiana. Holden's office said Wednesday he will announce that "Baton Rouge will host a... more »
  • State has plans to deal with terrible traffic

    March 11, 2014 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State leaders know there is a traffic problem, and they are trying to address the issue. "We are conducting a surface street study to see how we can address traffic when an incident occurs on the interstate," Rodney Mallett with the DOTD said Tuesday. Mallett was... more »
  • BR ranked in Top 50 for terrible traffic, Top 100 for worst highway Play Video

    March 11, 2014 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Drivers here got proof of what they've been living in: commuting in the Capital City is horrendous. Recently, a traffic tracking company released a study of the most congested cities and highway systems in the world. Baton Rouge was ranked in the top 50 of all of... more »
  • Police investigate Tuesday night shooting

    March 11, 2014 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Homicide detectives were called to the scene of a shooting Tuesday night shortly after first responders rushed the unknown victim to an area hospital, a police spokesperson said. Police and EMS were called to the 2300 block of Pawnee, off Plank near the I-110 overpass, around 9... more »
  • EBR School Board considers 'universal pre-k' Play Video

    March 10, 2014 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge School Board met Monday night to talk about a nearly $30 million plan to get every kid in preschool in Baton Rouge. Educators say it will cost them, but early childhood education is priceless and needed. East Baton Rouge Pre-School Director... more »
  • Baton Rouge house searched; drugs, a gun, and $5k found

    March 9, 2014 3:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baker police say they found heroin and more than $5,000 during a search of a Baton Rouge house Friday. Police say they arrested 22-year-old Robert Cole after searching his house on the 5000 block of Truman Street in Baton Rouge. Detectives say they found Cole... more »
  • La. Legislature opens three-month session Monday

    March 8, 2014 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Lawmakers kick off their annual legislative session Monday, with lessened budget worries but new disputes on educational standards, medical marijuana and a statewide minimum wage. The three-month regular session is a free-for-all, with legislators able to consider most any issue - except taxes. More than 1,500... more »
  • Crash leaves 3 people in critical condition

    March 7, 2014 9:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a crash that sent three people to the hospital. Officers closed part of Florida Boulevard near Alello Drive as they investigated what caused the accident. EMS says three people were transported to the hospital with critical injuries. more »
  • Talks brew over alcohol sales at Tiger Stadium

    March 6, 2014 8:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans say they welcome the idea of being able to enjoy a cold brew in Tiger Stadium. The SEC is prepared to review the alcohol policy for any neutral site game or home game played off campus, according to a report. LSU athletic director... more »
  • Amputee walks with help of machine Play Video

    March 6, 2014 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An anti-gravity machine revolutionizes rehab for amputee's at Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital. Jeremiah Foster was born with underdeveloped arms and legs. As he grew, his legs had trouble supporting him. Then he found out he had arthritis in his legs. At age 13, Jeremiah decided... more »
  • Baton Rouge pastor says accuser lied about rape Play Video

    March 5, 2014 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The pastor at New Harmony Baptist Church spoke exclusively to News 2 Wednesday, just hours after his release from jail on a aggravated rape charge. Scott Lemley claims his accuser "lied" about the alleged rape. David "Scott" Lemley posted a $75,000 bail on Mardi Gras. Lemley is... more »
  • Two sought in rash of vehicle burglaries Play Video

    March 5, 2014 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives released pictures Wednesday of two women investigators are seeking in connection with a string of recent vehicle break-ins in East Baton Rouge Parish. Sheriff's deputies said the women tried to cash a stolen check made out for $1,800 on Feb. 18 at a bank on... more »
  • Feds: man groped woman sleeping on plane

    March 3, 2014 7:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man from Baton Rouge is accused of groping a woman while she was asleep on a plane. Federal prosecutors say Devender Singh, 61, was arrested when the plane landed in New Jersey on Sunday. Singh appeared in U.S. District Court on a charge of... more »
  • Lack of signal questioned at deadly intersection Play Video

    March 3, 2014 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Questions are being raised about inaction by the state at a dangerous intersection that has been the scene of numerous crashes. Sunday night, it happened again. Police said Timothy Lee, 26, died after a wreck at the intersection of Scenic Highway and Thomas Road. "I'm... more »

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