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  • State wrongly seized money from woman, 2 On Your Side got it back Play Video

    July 19, 2017 6:14 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A woman who emailed 2 On Your Side is thankful she did. A serious mix-up at the state level cost her thousands of dollars. Rosie Blount says she's done everything by the book for years. Her late husband had a construction company, which she did all... more »
  • Hospital CEO brings $6M check to pay debts to budget hearing

    May 26, 2017 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The operator of two Louisiana state-owned hospitals is again in a dispute with Louisiana State University's medical school over unpaid debts. The disagreement spilled out into a Senate Finance Committee budget hearing Friday, with the CEO of the hospitals handing over a $6 million check to LSU... more »
  • Woman sought for cashing stolen $1,400 check

    December 14, 2016 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman who cashed a check that was stolen from a vehicle burglary. The sheriff's office responded to the Regions Bank in the 8700 block of Siegen Lane on Dec. 12 in reference to a woman who... more »
  • Craigslist sale too good to be true, warning to others Play Video

    November 2, 2016 6:30 PM

    ST. AMANT - There's a warning to watch out for online scams, especially ahead of the holidays. One man says his Craigslist ad produced a result that was too good to be true. John Ballard called 2 On Your Side to help others avoid becoming a victim. He put... more »
  • FEMA reminds residents to check with officials before rebuilding

    September 12, 2016 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and FEMA are encouraging residents to check with local officials before starting to rebuild following last month's flood. As more financial assistance reaches flood victims, more people are beginning to repair the damages they sustained to their... more »
  • How to mark yourself SAFE on Facebook

    August 15, 2016 2:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Facebook users living in areas affected by the severe flooding can now let their loved ones know that they are safe. The feature is only activated in serious events with possible loss of life. The safety check was activated during the Paris terror attacks as well... more »
  • Applebee's to pay autistic cook who didn't get checks for a year

    October 23, 2015 6:43 AM

    PORTSMOUTH, R.I.- Applebee's officials say they will pay a Rhode Island man who worked at a restaurant for about a year and never received a paycheck. Caleb Dyl has autism and was placed in the job by the social service agency Resources for Human Development. He started working as a... more »
  • FACT CHECK: Truth vs exaggeration in GOP presidential debate

    August 7, 2015 11:49 AM

    WASHINGTON - The 10 Republican presidential hopefuls who took to the stage for their first debate in Cleveland faced a daunting task in distinguishing themselves among a sprawling field of candidates. Along the way, they puffed up their own records in office and public life and veered occasionally from the... more »
  • No. 2 Senate Republican proposing gun background check bill

    August 5, 2015 11:13 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Senate's No. 2 Republican is introducing legislation that would reward states for sending more information about residents with serious mental problems to the federal background check system for firearms purchasers. And he's doing it with the National Rifle Association's support. The bill by Texas Sen.... more »
  • Theater shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale

    July 28, 2015 11:42 AM

    CARROLLTON - John Russell Houser's mental problems were well known to many, though perhaps not to the store that sold him the .40-caliber handgun used in a deadly attack on a Louisiana movie theater. A federal background check came back clean, the pawn shop said, with no red flags raised... more »
  • 1 convicted, 1 charged in ongoing federal check fraud case

    May 30, 2015 12:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal prosecutor in Baton Rouge says one man has been convicted and another indicted in a $4 million fraud scheme involving U.S. Treasury checks. In a Friday news release, U.S. Attorney Walt Green said the scheme took place in 2012 and 2013. Green said 26-year-old Albelk... more »
  • Gonzales woman wanted for cashing forged, stolen check

    December 11, 2014 4:29 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help on Thursday in locating a Gonzales woman accused of cashing a stolen check at a local grocery store late in November. Investigators said they began to investigation a forgery complaint after a woman, later identified as 29-year-old... more »
  • EBRSO detectives looking for check counterfeiter

    August 15, 2014 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are on the lookout for a man accused of cashing counterfeit checks at an Airline Hwy convenience store in between the dates of April 29 to May 17. According to deputies, the Baton Rouge convenience store accepted and negotiated a payroll check, for cash, on... more »

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