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  • Four caught with nearly 200 stolen credit cards

    April 28, 2016 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Almost 200 counterfeit credit cards were recovered after a tip about people using the cards at a sporting goods store recently. Deputies said they arrested four Cuban Nationals for having the cards and using them to buy merchandise and obtain gift cards. The group had purchased... more »
  • Two wanted in overnight deadly, quadruple shooting; victim identified Play Video

    April 28, 2016 12:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - At least two suspects opened fire inside a house on Kerrit Drive overnight, killing Leco Reshon Cole, 38, sheriff's deputies released before lunch. Reshon is from Baton Rouge, his address was listed as North 30th Street. Reshon was one of four people shot but was the... more »
  • Mayor Holden hints that council members got cozy with developer Play Video

    April 28, 2016 12:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After the Metro Council voted to override Mayor-President Kip Holden's veto of an economic development district in north Baton Rouge, he hinted that some council members might be getting comfortable with developers. After nearly two hours of discussion Wednesday, eight Metro Council members voted to overrule... more »
  • Baton Rouge ranked number seven city for first-time home buyers

    April 27, 2016 5:13 PM

    Baton Rouge was ranked number seven out of ten cities for first-time buyers, according to Realtor.com, the official website of the National Association of Realtors. The city, according to the site’s findings, has a median home price of $217,000 and has the highest share of mortgages (52 percent) purchased by... more »
  • Request to spend more on pump stations not unusual, officials say

    April 27, 2016 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Despite asking city leaders to approve a four-percent increase in cost and nearly a year of additional work, engineers of the city's $1.2 billion sewer upgrade say the project is on budget and on time. Wednesday, the SSO asked the Metro Council to approve spending $859,659... more »
  • Council could overturn mayor's veto of NBR economic development Play Video

    April 26, 2016 11:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Metro Council will vote Wednesday to possibly override Mayor-President Kip Holden's veto for a proposal to create an economic development district in north Baton Rouge. Holden denied the request last week, after the Metro Council unanimously approved the district, sponsored by council member John Delgado.... more »
  • Fox Finders track sightings across Baton Rouge Play Video

    April 26, 2016 12:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - People across Baton Rouge say some new tenants have made homes in their neighborhood: Foxes. Many of the encounters have been caught on camera. Mid-City, Kenilworth, Highland, University Acres and the LSU lakes are just a few of the locations where foxes have been reported on... more »
  • Victim's mother speaks out; she says her son was far from perfect.

    April 23, 2016 12:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a deadly shooting that killed one man Friday night in Baton Rouge. Police said 21-year-old Anthony Campbell was found deceased in the driveway of 2629 Laurel Street from apparent gunshot injuries. The shooting happened near the intersection on Laurel St.... more »
  • Renting in Baton Rouge could become cheaper soon Play Video

    April 21, 2016 2:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sky-high rent could be falling for many people sometime this year, industry insiders suspect after looking into the number of apartments coming on the market. More than one-thousand new units are on the market, and Craig Davenport of Cook Moore and Associates said in presentation Thursday,... more »
  • BR on list of railroad crossings with most incidents in past 10 years Play Video

    April 21, 2016 10:25 AM

    WASHINGTON - A crossing in Baton Rouge has made the national list of railroad crossings with the most incidents over the past decade, according to a study aimed at reducing fatalities at those sites. The crossing that appears on the list is located near the intersection of North Foster... more »
  • Ballistics results return in The Cottages shooting

    April 20, 2016 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police have received preliminary results on ballistics tests on bullets taken from victims in a triple shooting where two Southern University students died almost two weeks ago. LaShuntae Benton and Annette January were shot and killed in crossfire between two suspected shooters at the Cottages apartment... more »
  • Brown water in North BR blamed on firefighter training, nothing to worry about

    April 19, 2016 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Water Company blamed complaints of brown water in part of North Baton Rouge on a fire department training program that involves opening and closing fire hydrants quickly. Hayes Owen told News 2 that stirs up "natural minerals" in the line, like manganese, which... more »
  • Owner of group home where one person died in December not licensed by state Play Video

    April 19, 2016 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The owner of a group home that went up in flames just before Christmas leaving one man dead and another victim injured was not licensed by the State Department of Health and Hospitals, according to a DHH spokeswoman. State guidelines require most group homes to get licenses... more »
  • L'Auberge, Hollywood parent companies agree on merger

    April 18, 2016 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gaming regulators signed off on the merger of two casino companies Monday, paving the way for the parent companies of L'Auberge and Hollywood to join forces. Previously, shareholders for the L'Auberge parent company, Pinnacle, and the company that runs Hollywood, Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., met... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Teen talks about encounter with officer, viral video Play Video

    April 18, 2016 12:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A weekend outdoor event celebrating Earth Day became a tangled mess of violence that is now the focus of numerous police investigations. The Internal Affairs department within Baton Rouge Police is investigating how officers handled the arrest of a 16-year-old in a grassy area between city... more »
  • Historic Coca Cola sign officially relit

    April 15, 2016 10:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A historic Coca Cola sign was officially turned back on at a special relighting ceremony in downtown Baton Rouge Friday night. The lights on the sign were turned back on a few months ago after going dark for awhile because of a dispute over who owned it.... more »
  • 2 Mega Millions prizes set to expire in May

    April 15, 2016 3:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A $25,000 Mega Millions lottery jackpot and a $5,000 Mega Millions prize expire next month if the holders of the winning tickets fail to come forward. No one has claimed the $25,000 prize won for the Nov. 3 drawing. A ticket matched four of the five numbers and... more »
  • LSU baseball survives late rally from Grambling State, wins 14-11

    April 13, 2016 11:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team churned out 17 hits and 14 runs as they survived a late rally by Grambling State to take a 14-11 win on Wednesday. The home Tigers (22-11) scored early and often, putting up crooked numbers in the 1st 4 innings to build... more »
  • Chef of the Month: SHUCKS! Redfish on the Half Shell Play Video

    April 13, 2016 10:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Our April chef of the month, SHUCKS!, will be cooking up delicious meals all month long in the 2une In kitchen. Chef Joey Faciane was back on Wednesday cooking some delicious redfish that's perfect for any occasion, whether it be a family dinner or a first date.... more »
  • Metro Council to vote on smoking ban Wednesday

    April 13, 2016 9:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Metro Council is set to discuss a proposal that would ban smoking in all business around the capital city. The idea was pitched by Smoke Free Baton Rouge, an anti-smoking campaign. It started out as a plan to ban smoking in bars and casinos around Baton Rouge,... more »
  • Crime analyst: Recent crime crept into comfortable areas

    April 12, 2016 7:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gun violence has been the talk of the town in the state's two largest cities since shootings this weekend. In Baton Rouge, two Southern students were killed in a triple shooting. The case is still under investigation. Tuesday, the WBRZ Investigative Unit reported detectives were working... more »
  • Mom wants daughter's killer to pay Play Video

    April 11, 2016 11:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lashuntae Benton's mother made the trip to Baton Rouge from Lake Charles Monday night to pick up her daughter's car. Benton, 19, and and Annette January, 19, were caught in the crossfire Saturday in part of Baton Rouge where crimes like this aren't common, which is making... more »
  • In first TV interview, murdered SU student's mom says daughter was doing God's work Play Video

    April 11, 2016 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of one of two Southern University students killed in a barrage of gunfire Sunday said she was more worried about her daughter being at home in their native Chicago than in South Louisiana where she ended up losing her life. "When I look over... more »
  • SU holds brief news conference on deadly shooting, arrest of former player

    April 11, 2016 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University made its first public comments on television since the shooting deaths of two students and the arrest of a former football player this weekend. Freshman track athlete Annette January and sophomore trainer Lashuntae Benton were shot and killed at an off-campus housing complex near... more »
  • Man found dead in hot tub at upscale apartment Monday identified

    April 11, 2016 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The man found dead in a hot tub at an upscale apartment complex Monday morning has been identified. Sheriff's deputies said that 19-year-old Daniel St. Dizier was found dead before lunch. A toxicology report is pending as of Tuesday at 2 p.m. EMS responded to... more »
  • Police: Man left child inside car to enter casino

    April 11, 2016 3:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A 27-year-old man has been accused of leaving a 4-year-old child alone in a vehicle in the parking lot for 30 minutes while he went inside Baton Rouge's Hollywood Casino. According to a Baton Rouge Police report, security footage shows Quavis D. Grant walking the casino floor while... more »
  • After three rekindling fire calls, firefighters help clear warehouse of burning material

    April 8, 2016 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After being called out two more times for rekindling flames at a warehouse fire earlier this week, firefighters decided Friday to remove rubber from the facility that initially caught on fire late Wednesday night. A Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesperson said rubber materials from inside were... more »
  • McKinley High School student honored at alumni banquet Play Video

    April 7, 2016 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen picks up another huge honor Thursday evening. Che'dra Joseph is a Senior at McKinley High School, earning a 4.5 GPA. She's also McKinley's Student of the Year. In January, Joseph had the opportunity to introduce the President, when he visited McKinley High School... more »
  • DOTD adds new traffic cameras around Baton Rouge Play Video

    April 7, 2016 9:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- DOTD has added ten new cameras to highways in the Baton Rouge area to help drivers plan before they get behind the wheel. The new cameras were added as a part of a multi-million dollar camera project system that has been implemented for ten years. The new cameras... more »
  • Rescuer talks about finding burglary victim beaten, bound Wednesday Play Video

    April 6, 2016 7:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mike Womack heard screams for help Wednesday and stumbled into a busy crime scene. "He was calling for 911, (for) someone to help him, call 911 or something," Womack told WBRZ reporter Natalia Verdina about how he found the victim of a home burglary who was... more »
  • Public defender's office warns it's too poor to represent the poor

    April 6, 2016 1:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The public defender's office in East Baton Rouge started warning judges of its inability to represent poor defendants in the criminal justice system. The letter, which was obtained by the WBRZ Investigative Unit Wednesday, cites budget issues and warns of layoffs at the office beginning next... more »
  • Chef of the Month: Shucks! Seafood Pasta Play Video

    April 6, 2016 10:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our April Chef of the Month is Shucks! The Abbeville-based seafood restaurant recently opened its Baton Rouge location on Petroleum Drive just a few months ago. The restaurant is off of Highland Road between I-10 and Airline Highway. This morning on 2une In, Chef Joey Faciane cooked... more »
  • Shots fired in gas station parking lot overnight, police report

    April 5, 2016 10:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police may have a suspect in an overnight parking lot shooting that was more disturbance than harmful. Baton Rouge Police responded to the Raceway gas station in the 7100 block of Airline Highway north of Greenwell Springs around 2 a.m. Tuesday. Officer said a large crowd... more »
  • Baton Rouge in 1939: Time capsule opened 77 years later Play Video

    April 5, 2016 12:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A time capsule sealed in 1939 was opened Monday, 77 years after it was buried at the old Louisiana School for the Deaf. That building eventually became the Baton Rouge Police headquarters and is now being renovated by the Department of Corrections. February 22, 1939 was the... more »
  • BRFD investigates fire at warehouse

    April 5, 2016 12:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened at a warehouse Monday night. The blaze occurred at the warehouse on Dougherty Drive off of Choctaw Drive. The cause of the fire is under investigation. We expect to receive more details overnight. ... more »
  • Gunshot victim, pedestrian hurt in bizarre chain of events Monday night

    April 4, 2016 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were transported to the hospital Monday night in Baton Rouge following an unusual series of events. According to BRPD, a man stopped to let a passenger out of his car when the passenger shot him in the shoulder blade-area of his back. The driver... more »
  • Woman rescued from house fire by good Samaritans Play Video

    April 4, 2016 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman was rescued from a burning home by daring good Samaritans Monday. The fire was at a home on Bartlett Street, near Choctaw. A contractor ran into the home after noticing smoke and hearing the woman call for help. While the first contractor ran... more »
  • Monday's drive home off to a slow start

    April 4, 2016 5:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gridlock started at 4 p.m. for eastbound drivers headed away from downtown Monday. A vehicle stalled and blocked the right lane at College Drive just as the evening rush started. Traffic was moving through the center and left lanes, but it caused a traffic jam across... more »
  • Since charges were dropped, shooting suspect released from jail last week

    April 4, 2016 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Christopher Stills was allowed to leave the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in time for the weekend since the charges against him were dismissed recently . Stills was accused of shooting Baton Rouge boxer Emanuel Augustus in 2014. Augustus was shot walking home from an evening... more »
  • Accused burglar arrested following manhunt in Jones Creek area

    April 4, 2016 12:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An unusual number of law enforcement took to the streets Monday morning in the Jones Creek area, looking for a suspect that was running through backyards of homes. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office had deputies stationed at entrances and streets of Woodlawn Estates. Deputies... more »
  • Baton Rouge hosts multi-state tourism conference

    April 4, 2016 8:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- More than 200 tourism professionals are expected in Baton Rouge Monday for the start of the Southeast Tourism Society's 2016 Spring Symposium. The annual event discusses different approaches that a city can take to expand its tourism market. "We are very excited to have so many tourism professionals... more »
  • Perfect shot: As storms leave BR, rainbow captured under New Bridge

    April 1, 2016 5:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Off and on showers and thunderstorms gave way to a sunlight-bathed drive home Friday. One person captured a rainbow under the New Bridge from West Baton Rouge. Pictures of rainbows were also shared by people in Ascension Parish, too. Kim Richardson of Prairieville shared... more »
  • Former downtown headquarters of sheriff's office set to be demolished

    April 1, 2016 4:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Demolition will begin soon on the former home of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office in downtown. Already, fencing has been put up around the cream brick building opposite city hall and in between the new District Courthouse and City Court buildings. The sheriff's office... more »
  • BR locations of Hancock Fabrics to close, part of corporate shutdown

    April 1, 2016 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The two locations of Hancock Fabrics in the capital area will close as the fabrics and crafts chain shutters all of its stores. There are six locations scattered between Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Houma. All will close, the Associated Press reported Friday. There are 185... more »
  • Murder suspect booked into jail overnight

    April 1, 2016 1:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old was booked into jail overnight on murder charges connected to the shooting death two years ago. Deandre Anthony was arrested after police located a witness to the shooting on Johnson Street. The witness identified Anthony in a line-up, police wrote in arrest documents filed... more »
  • Developers sought for Gov't Street power plant site; construction is a year away

    March 31, 2016 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Redevelopment Authority has started soliciting plans from developers about what to do with a Mid City eyesore: the old electricity facility on Government Street. “ The redevelopment of this property has the potential to serve as a gateway linking to downtown, which is experiencing a... more »
  • Two injured in fire at multi-million dollar home

    March 30, 2016 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A fire at a multi-million dollar home in the exclusive Country Club of Louisiana injured two people Wednesday. Firefighters with the St. George Fire Department said the fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. at 18433 N Mission Hills in the southwestern area of the gated community.... more »
  • Archive: Crack house one of first in area; ran by BR man whose sentence was commuted today

    March 30, 2016 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sitting beneath a skinny pine and healthy oak Wednesday afternoon was a sleepy, unassuming home that upon further inspection has a busy, illegal past. The notion of the previous activity that once unfolded under the roof was only dusted off because of a prisoner's shortened sentence.... more »
  • Fire investigation underway at home on Amarillo Street

    March 29, 2016 11:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire on Amarillo Street Tuesday night. The fire broke out just before 9 p.m. Tuesday night. It took crews about 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze. Fire investigators believe it originated on an unattended pot on... more »
  • DOTD warns of possible week-long outage of traffic data

    March 29, 2016 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A network outage will cut off traffic data along heavily congested areas of I-10 and Airline Highway, DOTD revealed Tuesday afternoon. In a tweet, state traffic officials said the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) could be down for a week starting Tuesday. The ITS is a system... more »
  • Obama to address nation's growing problem with opioids

    March 29, 2016 7:32 AM

    WASHINGTON- The Obama administration is issuing a proposed rule that aims to increase medication-based treatment for tens of thousands of people dealing with addiction to opioids. The proposed rule, along with a commitment from 60 medical schools to heighten training for prescribing opioids, will coincide with President Barack Obama's visit... more »
  • Police: Woman attempted to stab boyfriend during altercation

    March 29, 2016 12:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say an investigation is underway after a woman attempted to stab her boyfriend Monday night in Baton Rouge. The incident happened at an apartment complex on West Chimes Street. According to police, she swung a knife at her boyfriend during at altercation. The victim only suffered... more »
  • State to list travel times on some congested roads Play Video

    March 28, 2016 7:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new digital traffic sign will be in place sometime in the next month on the west side of the river, DOTD said. The sign on La. 1 will list travel times for drivers. State traffic monitors will use data to determine how long it will... more »
  • Police: Gang of kids armed with BB guns attack man in Baton Rouge

    March 28, 2016 11:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is recovering after being shot by six kids with BB guns in what appears to be a random attack, police confirmed Monday. The kids were detained and released into the custody of their parents after the shooting Sunday night on North Street near North... more »
  • Two arrested after officer involved shooting at Baton Rouge club Play Video

    March 26, 2016 8:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say two men have been arrested in connection with an officer involved shooting at a Baton Rouge club Saturday morning. According to the Louisiana State Police, 23-year-old Raheem Taylor and 33-year-old Donald Jones were transported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Correctional Center and booked.... more »
  • Man arrested twice on same night for DWI Play Video

    March 25, 2016 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man with a troubled history of getting arrested for driving while intoxicated managed to get arrested twice in the same night for DWI recently. Investigators said this past weekend's arrests bring his total of DWI arrests up to 12. It's unclear how many of those resulted... more »
  • Metro Council introduces smoking ban, will consider in April

    March 23, 2016 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Metro Council introduced a smoking ban for discussion, Wednesday. This was not a public hearing. The Metro Council plans to discuss and debate the potential ban on April 13th. This smoking ban would make it illegal to smoke in businesses in the parish, including bars... more »
  • Arrest made in Evangeline Street murder

    March 23, 2016 8:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have arrested the suspect in the murder of a man on Evangeline St. earlier this month. Michael Demond Davis, 32, turned himself in to police Wednesday. He's charged with 1st degree murder in the shooting death of Tyrone Dyer, 34, in the 3800... more »
  • Police identify suspect in Evangeline Street murder

    March 23, 2016 12:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have identified the suspect in the murder of a man on Evangeline St. earlier this month. Michael Demond Davis, 32, is wanted on 1st degree murder charges. He's accused of shooting Tyrone Dyer, 34, in the 3800 block Evangeline near Plank Rd. The victim's... more »
  • Developers want to build 18-story apartment overlooking LSU's Old Front Nine

    March 22, 2016 7:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Developers are proposing an 18-story apartment complex south of LSU. The off-campus development would have about 455 units and sit on nearly five-and-a-half acres at the intersection of Nicholson and Burbank. The development, called Summit at Southgate, would be built behind the already existing Southgate Towers... more »
  • Consulting firm supporting moving zoo makes pitch to BREC Thursday

    March 22, 2016 7:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Zoo officials will once again hear from a consulting firm Thursday, hired to determine how to improve the experience of the public attraction. The firm has recommended moving the zoo from Thomas Road and will pitch plans to BREC, the recreation arm of the city-parish that... more »
  • UPDATE: Man apprehended after barricading himself in home

    March 22, 2016 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A heavy police presence was established at the corner of Bay Street and North 17th Street Tuesday morning. Witnesses told WBRZ reporter Michael Vinsanau, who was on the scene, a burglary suspect had barricaded himself inside a home. The suspect was inside a home a block... more »
  • No timetable to replace giraffes at Baton Rouge Zoo

    March 22, 2016 12:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Zoo hopes to replace two giraffes that died over the weekend eventually but says there's not currently a timetable to make that happen. "I miss the one with the light beige tan," Margaret Selver says. Zookeepers had to put two female giraffes down this... more »
  • Some residents concerned with proposed location of Diocese archive building Play Video

    March 21, 2016 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An application to make a rezoning modification to property owned by the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge was pulled from Monday's Planning and Zoning commission meeting. The property located on Parker Street near Hundred Oaks is currently zoned A-1 residential. The Diocese is planning to build... more »
  • In live WBRZ interview, congressman calls for progress dealing with I-10 traffic Play Video

    March 21, 2016 7:24 PM

    B ATON ROUGE - Congressman Garret Graves argued there needs to be more solid communication among traffic engineers and state lawmakers about planning construction projects in I-10 through Baton Rouge. Graves, the newly-elected member of the U.S. House of Representatives, appeared on WBRZ's morning news program, 2une-In , Monday... more »
  • BRPD: 1 killed in overnight crash

    March 21, 2016 5:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Multiple emergency crews responded to a deadly wreck overnight in Baton Rouge. Authorities say one person was killed when the truck they were riding in smashed into a tree in a vacant lot on North 22nd Street at Spanish Town. It wasn't immediately clear if the victim was... more »
  • Club-goer shot in foot during overnight bar fight

    March 19, 2016 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies investigated a shooting overnight but ran into trouble advancing the investigation when those involved became uncooperative. A deputy in a parking lot near the MVP Club at 8501 Greenwell Springs Road heard gunshots around 1 a.m. Saturday. When the deputy and backup arrived, they... more »
  • Metro Council to consider smoking ban in Baton Rouge businesses Play Video

    March 18, 2016 11:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Metro Council is getting ready to discuss a smoking ban in casinos and bars in Baton Rouge. A smoke-free campaign in the community caught the council's attention and they decided to consider extending the ban to all businesses. Joe Hall owns Phil Brady's Bar in Baton... more »
  • Thunderstorms passing through soggy southeast La.

    March 17, 2016 1:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of our area until 8 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for parishes north of Interstate 12 as well as Point Coupee Parish until 8 p.m. The National Weather Service in New... more »
  • Coroner's Office says Derrick Todd Lee died of heart disease

    March 16, 2016 4:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Officials say serial killer Derrick Todd Lee, who was suspected of killing seven women, died of heart disease. Chaillie Daniel, a representative for West Feliciana Parish Coroner, revealed the cause of death on Tuesday. Lee died Jan. 21, days after being taken to a hospital outside the Louisiana... more »
  • Poster outside EBR library prompts talk about how police are perceived Play Video

    March 15, 2016 7:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A controversial mystery is unfolding in the front yard of a library. As library officials constructed a display of posters made by Woodlawn Middle School students, one struck a nerve: a poster depicting police brutality featuring a shadowy figure appearing to be a police officer pointing... more »

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