BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff said Wednesday, his department's nondiscrimination policies were rewritten to add protection for gay employees.
The changes comes in a week where the department was been under fire from activists for allegedly targeting gay men meeting in parks to plan sexual encounters.... more »
BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office said it will ask for court costs to be waived for men arrested under an outdated an unconstitutional law still on the books in Louisiana.
Twelve men were arrested during a stink at parks, when they arranged to have sex... more »
BATON ROUGE- City leaders are set to have a potentially heated discussion about taking appointment power from the mayor and having voters elect a chief of police. That is one of two discussions planned for Wednesday's Metro Council meeting.
Last week, the Mayor's office fired Chief Dewayne White after... more »
NEW YORK - The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic change in its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members. Under the change being considered, the different religious and civic groups that sponsor Scout units would be able to decide for themselves how to address... more »
PONCHATOULA- This city of a few thousand is getting a Super Wal-Mart. The City Council approved elements needed for the project to move forward.
But, it doesn't come without controversy.
Some people who live near the planned store on Hwy. 51 near the intersection with Hwy. 22 have... more »
LSU FACES Lab director Mary Manhein recently gave her opinion on whether Leonardo Da Vinci could be the face behind the famed Mona Lisa.
News 2 spoke to Manhein before her Tuesday night interview with MSNBC. Italian officials want to exhume the painter’s body in order to reconstruct his... more »