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  • Tip leads to several drug arrests in Ascension

    September 26, 2013 11:46 AM

    GONZALES - Investigators said a tip to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office led to several drug arrests and the discovery of a meth lab in St. Amant. Deputies said they began investigating 27-year-old Christopher Washburn, who had an outstanding warrant for aggravated battery and other charges, after receiving a... more »
  • Staircase collapse on "Bonnie and Clyde" set, 15 injured Play Video

    May 11, 2013 6:38 PM

    BRUSLY, La. - Between 10-15 background actors known as extras were injured on the set of the "Bonnie and Clyde" mini-series around 11 p.m. Friday, according to West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes. Cazes says two of the extras were transported to a hosptial and the others received minor... more »
  • Colo. shooting hearings impact Baton Rouge victim Play Video

    January 8, 2013 11:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Colorado theater massacre court hearings are happening in another state, but they are impacting a victim in Louisiana. Bonnie Kate Pourciau survived the shooting, which happened in July. She was shot in the leg. Pourciau and other victims of the shooting are invited to... more »
  • Mom: Shooting victim could leave hospital this week

    August 6, 2012 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge teen wounded in one of the nation's worst mass shootings could leave the hospital and come home this week, according to her mother. Kathleen Pourciau said Bonnie Kate, 18, is still in a lot of pain as she continues to recover from being... more »
  • Flood victims want drainage system fixed

    July 26, 2010 7:52 PM

    People whose homes flooded this weekend want a drainage system in West Baton Rouge Parish fixed. Some residents in the Lynndale Subdivision blame an outdated system for the damage to their homes. The remnants of tropical depression Bonnie dumped nearly a foot of water on parts of West Baton... more »
  • Heavy rain floods homes in West Baton Rouge

    July 25, 2010 10:29 PM

    Dozens of homeowners in West Baton Rouge woke up to nearly a foot of water in their homes Sunday. The remnants of Bonnie hit neighborhoods in Brusly and Port Allen, dumping more water on the area than some residents have seen in decades. "I thought maybe a little... more »
  • Remnants of Bonnie flood homes in Brusly

    July 25, 2010 9:49 AM

    Remnants of Tropical Depression Bonnie dumped over 4 inches of rain on the town of Brusly this morning. Homes in the Lynndale subdivision near the corner of Lynndale and Hwy 1 have had standing water inside their homes since this morning. The water is now starting to recede. ... more »
  • BP Command Center tracking remnants of Bonnie

    July 25, 2010 9:26 AM

    With the clean-up effort on hold because of Bonnie, oil will keep washing ashore. BP officials say they're prepared for the worst when it comes to cleanup after the low pressure system hits. While parts of our coast could suffer, officials believe the storm could help other areas. BP... more »
  • TD Bonnie is now a disorganized low pressure system

    July 24, 2010 5:11 PM

    Tropical Depression Bonnie has weakened into a disorganized area of low pressure Saturday afternoon. The remnants of the storm will be making landfall late Saturday night/early Sunday morning. As of 4pm, it still had maximum sustained winds of 30mph, moving WNW at 14 mph. The National Hurricane... more »
  • Unified Command Center still monitoring storm

    July 24, 2010 1:29 PM

    News 2's Rachel Frost spent the majority of today at the Unified Command Center in Houma. Officials from BP and local, state and federal agencies have been there watching the remnants of Bonnie as she approaches landfall later tonight. Officials believe the greatest area for oil to get... more »
  • Evacuation of spill site called off, ships return

    July 24, 2010 11:49 AM

    BP's evacuation of the Gulf of Mexico has been called off and ships are heading back to the site of the leaky well. The remnants of Tropical Storm Bonnie moved over the spill, but cameras that have given a constant view of the broken well apparently never stopped rolling.... more »
  • Bonnie barely a tropical depression in Gulf

    July 24, 2010 10:07 AM

    Bonnie is barely a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico and the storm with winds near 30 mph is not expected strengthen as it heads toward the site of the blown-out oil well. Forecasters with the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturday that Bonnie was hanging on as... more »
  • Ships prepare to return to spill as storm weakens

    July 24, 2010 9:20 AM

    A key ship is preparing to move back toward the site of BP's broken oil well as the remnants of Tropical Storm Bonnie weaken over the Gulf. A BP spokesman says the rig drilling the relief tunnel that will blast mud into the broken well to permanently seal it... more »
  • Bonnie becomes even less organized in Gulf

    July 24, 2010 7:49 AM

    Bonnie is breaking apart in the Gulf of Mexico and the tropical depression with winds near 30 mph could soon weaken to an area of low pressure. Forecasters with the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturday that it was less likely that Bonnie would strengthen as the storm heads... more »
  • Lake Maurepas residents worried oil will wash away 'way of life'

    July 23, 2010 10:28 PM

    'Bonnie' is expected to create a five-foot storm surge in Lake Maurepas. People who live on the lake say a storm, they can handle, but the spill may force them to surrender something they love. "It's a good time. It's very peaceful, and you meet a lot of nice... more »
  • Hundreds of boats leave the Gulf

    July 23, 2010 8:09 PM

    Hundreds of boats working with the Vessel of Opportunity Program have to leave the Gulf. With Bonnie heading our way, it’s crucial they get to safe harbor. News 2’s Rob Krieger talked to one boat captain in Golden Meadow and got answers on what he expects. more »
  • Parish president threatens arrest

    July 23, 2010 6:58 PM

    St. Tammany Parish President Kevin Davis threatened arrest Thursday night for anyone who moves boats or barges charged with protecting the Coast out of his parish. The Coast Guard began evacuating boats and barges from coastal parishes Thursday, to the dismay of Davis, who said he submitted plans two... more »
  • Coastal communities prepare for Bonnie

    July 23, 2010 6:21 PM

    It's a mixed bag on the coast, as Bonnie inches closer to Louisiana shores. In Grand Isle, you could hardly tell a storm is approaching, as crews set up for the Island Aid concert, slated to entertain hundreds tomorrow. "We expect to have some large crowds to enjoy... more »
  • Jindal, Nungesser urge residents to prep for storm

    July 23, 2010 4:53 PM

    Though downgraded to a depression, Bonnie has stirred those along Louisiana's coast to declare emergencies and begin the tedious preparation involved when tropical storm-force wind and rain are predicted to come ashore. Gov. Bobby Jindal joined Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser at a news conference Friday to urge residents... more »
  • EBR declares "state of emergency"

    July 23, 2010 11:31 AM

    Mayor-President Kip Holden has declared a "state of emergency" for East Baton Rouge Parish, in preparation of Tropical Storm Bonnie. The declaration allows the city and parish to take quicker action in response to the storm, like paying overtime, arranging for debris cleanup, and stocking supplies. President Pro-Tem... more »
  • TS Bonnie puts Lake Maurepas in danger of oil exposure

    July 22, 2010 10:45 PM

    Despite weeks of efforts to plan for the worst, parish officials in Livingston say, as late as this afternoon, they were left with no plan for oil but a prayer. "As you know, once it comes out of Lake Ponchartrain and the surge breathes to Livingston Parish, it will... more »
  • Some BP Workers Being Temporarily Laid Off

    July 22, 2010 12:02 PM

    As weather continues to churn in the Gulf, clean up contractors working for B.P are getting more bad news. Boaters involved in the Vessels of Opportunity Program (VOO) are temporarily being laid off. The boat captains and deck hands were given the bad news as they arrived for work... more »

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