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  • Couple gets married underwater at N.O. aquarium

    June 21, 2016 12:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – A couple decided to take the ultimate dive into their lives together with an underwater wedding over the weekend. A Georgia couple, Jaime Craine and Blake Baker, got married Saturday, June 18, at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans. The two tied the knot... more »
  • Florida couple wins share of $1.6B Powerball

    February 17, 2016 3:21 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Florida couple has cashed in the second of three winning tickets from last month's $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot. Seventy-year-old Maureen Smith and 55-year-old David Kaltschmidt will take the lump sum payment of about $327.8 million. Kaltschmidt said at a news conference Wednesday that they... more »
  • The Struggles of infertility Play Video

    February 5, 2016 12:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Many couples can't wait to welcome a new bundle of joy into the world, but for some, it's not so easy. They spend staggering amounts of money on treatments since they can't conceive on their own, but there's no guarantee the pricey procedures will work. News... more »
  • Tennessee Powerball winners plan to keep working

    January 15, 2016 2:48 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A Tennessee couple that won a share of the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot says they plan to return to their jobs after winning the mammoth prize. John and Lisa Robinson said they plan to pay off the mortgage on their small house in Munford, Tennessee, pay off... more »
  • Suspect arrested in murder of man and woman in Clinton Play Video

    December 7, 2015 4:42 PM

    CLINTON - Sheriff's deputies in East Feliciana Parish say they've arrested a man in connection with the apparent murder of a Clinton couple. Eric Sanders, 31, was taken into custody as a suspect Monday afternoon. He was booked on two counts of first degree murder. Deputies believe Sanders is behind... more »
  • Couple married for 50 years, roots for LSU & Alabama

    November 3, 2015 5:30 PM

    GONZALES - A couple married for 50 years has learned to accept their differences, even when it comes to college football. While Eddie Mendel roots for the Tigers, his wife Cathy is a hardcore Crimson Tide fan. "Between Alabama and LSU, that's the only thing we've ever really... more »
  • Mississippi couple charged with trying to join ISIS denied bail

    August 11, 2015 11:21 AM

    JACKSON, MS - A federal magistrate judge has ordered a young man and woman from Mississippi to be held without bail, pending grand jury action on charges they attempted to join the Islamic State. U.S. Magistrate Judge S. Allan Alexander made the ruling Tuesday in Oxford. Alexander said that... more »
  • Same-sex couple marries in New Orleans, seemingly 1st in La.

    June 29, 2015 3:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two men who have been together for nearly 14 years are apparently the first same-sex couple to get married in Louisiana. Orleans Parish Civil District Judge Paula Brown told 41-year-old Michael Robinson and 39-year-old Earl Benjamin of New Orleans: "You are now lawfully wedded spouses." About 40... more »
  • Couple arrested in dollar store shooting

    May 9, 2015 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a couple involved in a shooting outside a dollar store last month. Baton Rouge Police arrested 22-year-old Junise Griffin and 21-year-old Oliver Robinson after they got in an argument with two of the victims inside a Dollar General store on the 5400 block of... more »
  • Police: Man arrested after storming into sleeping couple's home

    May 3, 2015 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is accused of the robbery and rape of a couple while they were sleeping in their home early Friday morning. Baton Rouge Police arrested 23-year-old Willie McCormick after he and two other suspects allegedly broke down the bedroom door and attacked the couple. ... more »
  • Washington florist faces fines for refusing gay couple

    April 5, 2015 3:32 PM

    RICHLAND - A florist in eastern Washington state fined $1,000 for refusing to sell a same-sex couple wedding flowers and also facing a consumer-protection lawsuit has netted more than $85,000 in a crowdfunding campaign. Sources say that nearly half of the money on the gofundme.com page set up in February... more »
  • Husband, wife found dead in Slidell in apparent murder-suicide

    March 13, 2015 2:09 AM

    SLIDELL - A husband and wife were found dead inside their Slidell area home in what appears to be a murder-suicide. The St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office on Thursday identified the victims as 59-year-old Thomas Franklin and 57-year-old Debra Franklin. The parish coroner, Dr. Charles Preston, says both died of... more »
  • Bodies found, arrest made after couple lured by Craigslist contact

    January 27, 2015 3:56 AM

    McRAE, GA - Authorities suspect a missing Georgia couple met a tragic end after traveling to meet someone replying to their ad seeking a classic car on the website Craigslist. Bud and June Runion vanished after leaving their suburban Atlanta home last week for the tiny city of McRae, located... more »
  • Couple dies the same day after 69 years of marriage

    January 7, 2015 8:00 PM

    TUIFFIN, OHIO- A couple in Ohio that had been married 69 years died eight hours apart and their son says he wasn't surprised since they did everything together. Gene Warrington was 88 and his wife, Pat, was 86. They died on December 27 while both were in hospice... more »
  • In deal, triple murderer gets three life sentences

    August 19, 2014 6:44 PM

    GONZALES- A man tied to a home invasion where three people were murdered in February 2012 pleaded guilty and will serve three life terms, District Attorney Ricky Babin told WBRZ News 2 Tuesday. Bernard James pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder... more »
  • Elderly man dead

    July 20, 2014 7:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 90 year old man died Saturday in the 1500 block of Bay Street near Scenic highway. Investigators say the man and his 87 year old wife were inside their home when an electrical fire happened. Neighbors say they tried to break down the door before... more »
  • Deputies: Couple steals thousands from church

    November 8, 2013 6:33 PM

    AMITE, La. - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a husband and wife, accused of stealing several thousand dollars from Roseland Baptist Church. Investigators said Greg and Jamie Lynn Howell stole from the church by forging checks. They were each charged with 62 counts of forgery. The couple... more »
  • Elderly couple dies in crash

    October 10, 2013 11:32 AM

    FERRIDAY - An elderly couple was killed in a three vehicle crash last night in Ferriday. State police say the accident happened around 8:40p.m.on U.S. Highway 84 at Ferriday Drive. 77-year-old Carolyn Smith was driving a pickup that went through the intersection at Highway 84. Two cars... more »
  • Guyana couple gets 5 years for trafficking 4 girls

    August 18, 2013 12:20 PM

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - A Guyana court has imposed the maximum sentence on a couple for luring four girls to a remote jungle area and forcing them to work as prostitutes in a mining camp. Wesley Hart and common-law wife Candace Anderson were each sentenced to five years for taking the... more »
  • Couple ties the knot at WBRZ Play Video

    July 4, 2013 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A couple tied the knot on a special day and at a special place. Adrian Jackson and Edward Johnson got married on the 4th of July outside the WBRZ studios on Highland Road. The facilities are home to numerous oaks and gentle slopes, similar to a park.... more »
  • Violet couple booked in Ascension diesel thefts

    July 3, 2013 10:25 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Violet couple in two diesel thefts. Maj. Kevin Hanna says 32-year-old Brandon Angelety and 30-year-old Jairomeora Angelety are accused of stealing nearly 500 gallons of diesel on May 29 from the Purpera Super Stop gas station as well as trying to... more »
  • Couple sought after armed robbery at LSU

    May 21, 2013 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police released surveillance photos today of a couple sought in connection with an armed robbery at the LSU campus. Investigators said the couple were using a card reported stolen in an armed robbery on April 27. Police said three juveniles were arrested in connection with... more »
  • Police: Smoke inhalation killed 7 in Ky. fire

    March 12, 2013 9:10 AM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Kentucky State Police say smoke inhalation killed a couple and five children - including two friends spending the night - in a house fire over the weekend. Trooper Shane Jacobs released the cause of death Tuesday morning for those who died Saturday in the blaze in the southern... more »
  • Chip and dip attack

    March 1, 2013 8:10 PM

    LINDSAY, Ontario- A couple in Canada face domestic assault charges for attacking each other with chips and dip in an argument over their last beer. The unnamed man and woman were covered in chips and dip when police got to their house. It was the 15th previously documented domestic dispute... more »
  • Edwin, Trina Edwards expecting first child

    February 15, 2013 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Trina Edwards, the wife of former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards, announced today that the couple are expecting their first child. "As of today I am officially allowed to make that announcement I've been dying to make...WE ARE EXPECTING!!" Trina posted on her Facebook page. She also... more »
  • Elderly couple found dead in apparent Bossier City murder-suicide

    January 28, 2013 7:49 PM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. - Bossier City Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide involving an elderly couple. Bossier City spokesman Mark Natale says authorities responded to the home of the couple - both in their 80s - about 10 a.m. Monday after a relative stopped by and found the man and... more »
  • Newlyweds head to separate prisons

    January 15, 2013 10:41 AM

    THIBODAUX - A Lafourche Parish couple spent the first week of their marriage free, but could spend the next nine years in separate prison cells as they serve time for cocaine distribution. The Courier reports 30-year-old Tanna Hawkins and 28-year-old Tara Robinson Hawkins were married the first week of January,... more »

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