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  • Teen accused in rape, robbery and shooting Play Video

    July 28, 2014 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims from a Sunday morning of terror in Baton Rouge are recalling what happened to them when they came face to face with Andre Young. Young is accused of raping, robbing and shooting people in Baton Rouge over a four hour window Sunday morning. It... more »
  • Tangipahoa deputies look for shooting suspect

    October 7, 2013 11:58 AM

    TANGIPAHOA - Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish are looking for a suspect in a weekend shooting at Club 81 in the Village of Tangipahoa. A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg in the parking lot of the club early Saturday morning. Deputies say 21-year-old Raymond Brown is suspected... more »
  • Hit-and-run charge against Chris Brown dismissed

    August 15, 2013 2:40 PM

    LOS ANGELES- A Los Angeles judge has dismissed a hit-and-run driving charge against singer Chris Brown. The judge said Brown had reached a civil compromise with the other driver and City News Service says the misdemeanor was dropped Thursday. Brown didn't attend the hearing. Brown claims he traded insurance information... more »
  • Ibarra's sac-fly lifts LSU over Brown

    March 1, 2013 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Christian Ibarra's sac-fly in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Tigers past the Brown Bears Friday night, 4-3. Going into the bottom of the ninth, the Tigers and Bears were tied at 3. LSU then loaded the bases with one out for the transfer... more »
  • Sisters sentenced in federal identity theft, fraud case

    November 16, 2012 3:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A U. S. District judge sentenced two Baton Rouge sisters to four years in federal prison apiece for running a three-year, six-figure credit card scheme. U. S. Attorney Don Cazayoux Jr. said Trachell Brown was sentenced today to 51 months in prison for bank fraud and... more »
  • New treatment for brown spots, acne Play Video

    October 15, 2012 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who wish to get of blemishes or brown spots due to too much sun have new options, according to dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz. Dr. Z spoke to Rosa Flores today about a new treatment called Allumera which has led to some dramatic results in patients... more »
  • Houston's daughter gambling investigation

    May 22, 2012 10:02 AM

    LAS VEGAS - Casino regulators are investigating whether the 19-year-old daughter of late pop singer Whitney Houston gambled at a Las Vegas Strip resort. State Gaming Control Board Chairman Mark Lipparelli said investigators are checking if Bobbi Kristina Brown played slot machines at the MGM Grand, and whether casino employees... more »
  • Brown widows creeping into south La.

    April 18, 2012 7:36 AM

    HOUMA - Brown widow spiders - a breed of poisonous invasive spiders - are on the march across Louisiana and have already been sighted in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes. According to Louisiana State University AgCenter officials, the spiders are generally found in tropical areas. The brown widow spider is closely... more »
  • EBR Metro Council debates possibility of 24/7 jail Play Video

    April 11, 2012 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After success last year which generated around $191,000 in fines, city leaders want to keep the city jail running 24 hours a day. Councilman Mike Walker will ask the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council to grant $50,000 for another misdemeanor jail trial run to show... more »
  • Family says they were attacked by mother accused of killing 2-month-old

    April 10, 2012 9:50 PM

    ZACHARY- Events leading up to the discovery of a dead 2-month-old boy are still developing. Sabrina Maiden was arrested Tuesday afternoon accused of murdering her child, Prince Javeion Brown. He was found dead in a puddle of water, in a ditch, Tuesday morning. Authorities say she left him there... more »
  • Baby was alive when dumped in ditch Play Video

    April 10, 2012 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sabrina Maiden is charged with first degree murder of her two-month-old son. Sheriff's deputies say her baby was alive when she abandoned him in a ditch in Zachary. Deputies identified the child as Javion Brown. The discovery was made after a seven-hour search across from the... more »
  • Man arrested on teen sex charge

    February 28, 2012 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 26-year-old man has been arrested on charges that he had carnal knowledge of a 14-year-old girl. According to police, Brandon Brown picked up the girl Monday from her Baton Rouge home, took her to a parking lot on Plank Road and then had sex with... more »
  • Constable: City jail could pay for itself

    August 12, 2011 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After the two week trial period of opening the city jail in downtown Baton Rouge, city leaders are optimistic the jail could generate enough revenue to be operated 24 hours a day. Constable Reginald Brown met with Mayor Pro Tem Mike Walker to outline his budget... more »
  • BR City Jail to be utilized in crackdown on misdemeanor warrants

    July 13, 2011 9:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Be forewarned, starting next weekend, if you're caught with an outstanding warrant in Baton Rouge, you go to jail until you see a judge, pay-off your fines and your bond. Constable Maj. Reggie Brown says the community has considered the crimes minor and ignorable for far too... more »
  • Oil spill pelicans are having babies on Ga. coast

    June 15, 2011 4:04 PM

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Brown pelicans rescued from the oil spill off Louisiana last year are hatching babies in their new home on the Georgia coast - surprising some scientists who feared the oiled shorebirds would stop reproducing. Tim Keyes of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday he's... more »
  • One guilty, one not in Brown corruption trial

    March 3, 2011 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jurors have reached a verdict in the Mario and Maurice Brown corruption trial. They found Police Chief Mario Brown not guilty of all charges against him, but found his brother, former mayor Mayor Maurice Brown, guilty of all but two charges. The jury found that... more »
  • Jury asks more questions about entrapment in Brown Trial

    March 3, 2011 11:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Jury members had more questions and requests this morning during their deliberations in the federal racketeering trial of two White Castle officials. Here's three questions that were asked, and the answers that were given: Q - Is there an assumption we must reach a consensus... more »
  • Deliberations begin in Brown corruption trial

    March 2, 2011 11:45 AM

    Update: 9:55 a.m. - The jury has returned to court and has resumed deliberation. Update: 2:15 a.m. - The jury adjourned just after midnight after a full day in court. Jurors asked four questions, the fourth the request to adjourn. Deliberations will continue Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. ... more »
  • Attorneys for Browns call federal case "fishing expedition"

    March 1, 2011 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The federal racketeering case against White Castle officials Mario and Maurice Brown will go to a Baton Rouge jury tomorrow. The pair are accused of taking bribes such as Saints tickets during an undercover FBI investigation while serving as mayor and police chief of White Castle.... more »
  • Closing arguments to begin in Brown corruption trial

    March 1, 2011 12:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Closing arguments will begin this afternoon in the federal corruption trial of two White Castle officials accused of using their positions to solicit bribes during an undercover racketeering investigation. Prosecutors and defense attorneys for Mario and Maurice Brown rested their cases this morning in Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Agent claims Brown brothers grew jealous of bribes

    February 28, 2011 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A witness told jurors in the Mario and Maurice Brown corruption trial today that greed and jealousy became a factor during his investigation of the pair, while defense attorneys claimed their clients were the victims of entrapment. Prosecutors continued playing recorded phone conversations between the Browns... more »
  • Testimony continues in federal corruption trial

    February 28, 2011 10:50 AM

    Baton Rouge - The federal corruption trial of Mario and Maurice Brown continued today in Baton Rouge with more testimony from the case's star witness. The Browns are accused of taking bribes in exchange for promoting a fake company set up by the feds called, "Cifer 5000." William Myles,... more »
  • Brown Trial Day 2

    February 24, 2011 11:53 AM

    Baton Rouge - The corruption trial of Mario and Maurice Brown continues today in a Baton Rouge federal court. William Myles, a private citizen hired by the FBI to investigate the Browns, took the stand this morning. Phone conversations between Myles and Maurice Brown in the fall of 2008... more »
  • Arrest made in Geismar park murder

    February 24, 2011 11:39 AM

    GEISMAR - Authorities have arrested someone in the death of an Ascension Parish man who was found dead in a relative's car last week at Jackie Robinson Park in Geismar. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said detectives arrested 19-year-old Dominique Brown of Gonzales Wednesday night in suspicion of killing 28-year-old... more »
  • Brown trial continues

    February 23, 2011 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Brown trial continued today in Baton Rouge and federal prosecutors are painting a picture of rampant corruption and greed. White Castle Police Chief Mario Brown and his brother Maurice Brown, the former White Castle Mayor, are on trial for bribery. Today we learned the... more »
  • Opening statements made in Brown trial

    February 23, 2011 1:01 PM

    Baton Rouge - Opening statements have finished for the first trial involving Operation Blighted Officials. Former Mayor Maurice Brown and Police Chief Mario Brown are accused of accepting bribes to promote a fake garbage can cleaning concept called Cifer 5000. During opening statements, prosecutors said this case is... more »
  • Jury selection begins in White Castle officials trial

    February 22, 2011 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jury selection began today in downtown Baton Rouge for the first public officials accused in the Cifer 5000 corruption investigation. White Castle Police Chief Mario Brown and his brother, former mayor Maurice Brown, are accused of taking kickbacks to support a bogus garbage can cleaning operation.... more »
  • Edwin Edwards' friends and family react to his release

    January 13, 2011 7:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Edwin Edwards' grandson says Thursday marks the next chapter in his grandfather's life. "We're feeling great, everyone in the family is," Edwin Edwards, Jr. exclusively told News 2. He said a lot has changed since the former governor went away to prison for a racketeering... more »
  • New, old White Castle leadership sworn in

    December 29, 2010 10:12 PM

    WHITE CASTLE - The community of White Castle welcomed in a new era of leadership Wednesday night, when a new mayor, re-elected police chief and five aldermen were sworn in. The newly-elected take over under a cloud of criminal allegations among the old and re-elected. Police Chief Mario... more »
  • White Castle officials back in court for motions hearing

    December 7, 2010 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - White Castle police chief Mario Brown and his brother, former White Castle mayor Maurice Brown, were back in federal court in Baton Rouge as more motions were heard ahead of their racketeering trial. Several pre-trial motions made by defense attorneys were denied or deferred by the... more »
  • Former Assumption warden's trial moved

    November 13, 2010 4:53 PM

    THIBODAUX - The Assumption Parish jail's former assistant warden, Mike Brown, will be tried in St. John the Baptist Parish rather than Assumption. He's charged with malfeasance, for allegedly letting two inmates leave the jail in a parish vehicle in 2008. The Daily Comet says court records show District Judge... more »
  • Headliners announced for 2011 Bayou Country Superfest

    October 27, 2010 11:14 AM

    Organizers of the second Bayou Country Superfest announced that Kenny Chesney would return for a second appearance at the music festival this Memorial Day. The list of acts includes Chesney, Tim McGraw, Sugarland, the Zac Brown Band, Trace Adkins, Billy Currington, Luke Bryan, Jason Michael Carroll, Josh Thompson, and... more »
  • Birds released on island cleaned of oil

    September 23, 2010 9:06 AM

    Two months after hundreds of oiled pelicans were discovered on Raccoon Island, brown pelicans cleaned of oil have been released on the island. The release of four brown pelicans and another 11 birds was the first in Terrebonne Parish since May. Raccoon Island is the westernmost island in the chain,... more »
  • Obama, Brown consider basketball match

    February 24, 2010 8:47 PM

    New Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown and President Obama have been invited to a little on-on-one in basketball's birthplace, Springfield, Mass. Both camps say they're studying the offer. The Mayor of Springfield wrote both saying "there are many charities in Springfield that would benefit greatly from the money this type of... more »
  • Gas bills skyrocket in White Castle

    February 17, 2010 4:37 PM

    Wanda O'Bear of White Castle says it's time for someone to speak out. She says gas bills people are receiving this winter are crippling to some families. Her bill was around $500, and her parents' bill was $800. O'Bear has taken a second job to help pay the bills.... more »

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