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  • Thousands of callers complain about EBR grass check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 23, 2015 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Department of Public Works in East Baton Rouge is getting swarmed with thousands of calls complaining about neglected properties. Since April, the city-parish has received around 4,500 calls on blighted property and overgrown weeds. But 3,000 of those calls were specifically for tall grass. ... more »
  • Play-Doh piece causes social media outcry

    December 30, 2014 11:51 AM

    PAWTUCKET, RI - A social media firestorm over a questionable toy produced by the makers of Play-Doh reignited over the holidays. Outraged parents complained in November about a dough "extruder" part in Play-Doh's Cake Mountain toy set which resembles a certain male body part. Then after Christmas angry parents... more »
  • Watchdog: Retaliation complaints jump at VA

    July 8, 2014 3:48 PM

    WASHINGTON - A federal investigative agency says it is looking into claims that Veterans Affairs supervisors retaliated against 67 employees who filed whistleblower complaints, including 25 filed since June 1, after a growing health care scandal became public. The independent Office of Special Counsel says 30 of the complaints about... more »
  • VA challenged on handling of whistleblower charges

    June 23, 2014 10:37 AM

    WASHINGTON - Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson says he is deeply disappointed that whistleblower complaints about patient care are not being taken seriously. He is agreeing with the federal official responsible for investigating complaints from government whistleblowers that the VA hasn't taken those complaints seriously. In a letter to... more »
  • FEMA trailer buyers aren't getting their titles check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 12, 2014 6:05 PM

    HOLDEN - Some FEMA trailer buyers are left in limbo, either with no title or no trailer in their possession. Hood Motorsports has hundreds of trailers, once owned by FEMA, that are now being sold by a private dealer in Livingston Parish. James Weinberg said he's been trying... more »
  • Port Vincent police chief resigns

    December 12, 2013 5:13 PM

    PORT VINCENT- The police chief of Port Vincent resigned Tuesday after receiving several complaints from residents. Mayor David Carter tells WBRZ News 2 that Daryl Averett stepped down as police chief Tuesday night after a private meeting between him, the mayor, and Mayor Pro Tem Johnnie Page. During the... more »
  • Amid complaints, stadium changes approved

    October 21, 2013 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Planning and zoning approved a permit for a press box and concession stand at a high school football stadium that neighbors have complained about. The Dunham High field, off Siegen near Perkins, had to settle complaints about the sound. The football facility is not on the school's... more »
  • Neighbors complain about high school football stadium check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 23, 2013 10:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Neighbors of a football stadium have been complaining about issues the stadium generates and met with city and school leaders about the issue Monday. People who live in Natchez Trace, off Siegen Lane, said Dunham High School's home field is noisy and draws too much of a... more »
  • Snake complaints creeping higher around BR

    June 6, 2013 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Snakes are becoming more visible and that's causing more complaints about the nuisance near homes. "Out of all the officers we have one has had two moccasin calls. He's had seven rat snakes and two yellow belly water snakes and that's just one officer," East Baton... more »
  • Southern faculty criticize online contract

    February 15, 2013 7:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University System President Ronald Mason spent the bulk of a Thursday faculty meeting fending off charges that he's recklessly negotiated a partnership with an online education service provider that will hurt the university in the long run. Members of Southern's Faculty Senate accused Mason of freezing... more »
  • Houma nightclub warned to clean up its act

    January 28, 2013 2:43 AM

    HOUMA - Louisiana's top alcohol enforcement official has warned a downtown Houma nightclub that whether it remains open will depend on how well it responds to public complaints about trash and disturbances. Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner Troy Hebert on Friday gave the owner of Houma's City Club 10 days... more »
  • Maine mall sacks Santa after rudeness complaints

    December 6, 2012 12:30 PM

    SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - A mall in Maine has sacked Santa Claus after children and parents complained he was rude, grumpy and wouldn't even let one child sit on his lap. Officials at the Maine Mall in South Portland say they're looking for a jollier Santa and hope to have... more »
  • PSC looks into Entergy's response to Isaac

    October 24, 2012 6:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Entergy officials told Louisiana's utility regulators they are working to improve communication with the company's customers, after complaints about lengthy outages during Hurricane Isaac. Bill Mohl, president and CEO of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, says the power company needs to get more information out... more »
  • Too many complaints, going out of business

    July 16, 2012 7:28 PM

    Citing the cost of fighting complaints that its ads were false, the company that told thousands of parents Your Baby Can Read is going out of business. The notice on its website denies any wrongdoing, but says the legal fight drained resources so much that continuing operations is impossible. The... more »
  • Hotel Heir Murder Trial

    March 8, 2012 7:36 PM

    Prosecutors say a jury should hear bizarre complaints a woman made about her millionaire husband, a murder she's accused of arranging. They also say it doesn't matter if the complaints aren't true. Narcy Novack of Fort Lauderdale, Florida goes to trial next month for orchestrating the murders of her husband,... more »
  • Baker water meters spur complaints

    January 3, 2012 5:57 AM

    BAKER, La. (AP) - After years of using city-supplied water without giving much thought to the cost, some residents are keeping a closer eye on their utility bills now that the city has installed residential water meters for the first time in its history. Mayor Harold Rideau tells The Advocate... more »
  • DCFS Daycare licensing database

    November 29, 2011 5:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Department of Children and Family Services keeps a database of licensed daycare facilities on their website. The database also lists complaints and all licensing checks done by DCFS. Click here to go to the database. more »

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