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  • Student enrollment decrease following flood to impact Livingston teachers Play Video

    March 28, 2017 7:31 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Some teachers will not be returning to Livingston Parish following the August flood, due to a decline in student enrollment. Parish schools got back to their campuses following the flood just weeks ago and more changes are coming for the staff. "Some schools, they lose populations... more »
  • Youtube to offer cable alternative

    February 28, 2017 5:02 PM

    NEW YORK — People fed up with paying for cable the traditional way will soon be able to subscribe to it from YouTube. The Google-owned site known for cat videos and do-it-yourself makeup tutorials is the latest company to offer a version of cable that looks and feels more... more »
  • Edwards unveils plan to bridge $304 million budget gap Play Video

    February 3, 2017 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards unveiled his plan to bridge a $304 million budget gap for the upcoming special session Monday. Edwards revealed plans to take advantage of the state's $119.6 million Rainy Day Fund to stabalize the budget. The governor's plan does not include raising... more »
  • State budget cuts loom Play Video

    January 26, 2017 11:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor John Bel Edwards is scheduled to address state lawmakers in a joint budget meeting Friday morning at the capitol where he's expected to disclose more details on an upcoming special legislative session. The Louisiana budget is short $304 million for the current fiscal year leaving state services... more »
  • Train cuts FedEx truck in half, transit authority releases findings

    January 24, 2017 5:05 PM

    UTAH - No one was seriously injured Friday morning after a train struck a FedEx truck as it passed through a railroad crossing. On Tuesday, state transportation leaders released investigation results. Around 9:45 a.m., North Salt Lake City Police dash cam video shows, as the cargo truck crept through... more »
  • Violent Baton Rouge drug dealer sentenced to 21 years in prison

    January 12, 2017 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal grand jury sentenced a violent drug dealer to 21 years in prison Wednesday for a litany of crimes. Myron Hart, 39, of Baker Louisiana, was faced with significant drug trafficking, racketeering, firearm, and conspiracy charges. This includes allegations of a murder plot, threats to... more »
  • Non-OPEC oil producers to cut output 558,000 barrels a day

    December 10, 2016 2:26 PM

    VIENNA - OPEC has persuaded 11 non-member countries to cut their oil production in an attempt to raise low prices that have put pressure on government finances in resource-dependent countries. Qatari Energy Minister Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sada said Saturday that non-members agreed to cut 558,000 barrels per day, less than... more »
  • Louisiana tries to revive Planned Parenthood funding cut

    September 30, 2016 9:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Attorneys for the state of Louisiana are trying to revive the state's Medicaid funding cut for Planned Parenthood clinics. Earlier this month a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an injunction blocking the cut, which would have kept needy Louisiana women from... more »
  • Sentence cuts benefit 2 from Louisiana; 1 from Mississippi

    August 30, 2016 5:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Among 111 federal inmates whose sentences were cut in the latest round of commutations by President Barack Obama are two from Louisiana and one from Mississippi. Kevin Huff of New Orleans was originally sentenced on cocaine possession-for-distribution charges in 2001 to 25 years - a sentence cut... more »
  • House, Senate disagreement over budget bill ends Play Video

    June 16, 2016 7:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - House and Senate leaders have reached a deal on how to handle the budget bill to spend the tax dollars raised during the special legislative session. After a Thursday meeting, House leaders agreed to stop stalling the bill and are scheduling it for a Monday hearing. House... more »
  • State budget concerns cause change of location for LSU nutrition building

    May 26, 2016 12:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A new athletic nutrition center planned for LSU's campus won't be built where it was planned because of the state's uncertain budget situation. The $12 million facility was supposed to be built on Skip Bertman Drive, near the old LSU baseball stadium. Instead, it will be... more »
  • Students out of time to raise ACT score

    April 14, 2016 8:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Students hoping to boost their ACT scores to save their TOPS scholarships have run out of time. The last day to take the test to qualify for the next school year was Saturday. Before the latest round of state budget cuts were announced, students only needed an... more »
  • Students rally at capitol Play Video

    February 19, 2016 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A small group of college students rallied at the capitol Friday protesting higher education cuts. They demanded state lawmakers take action in the current special session. The rally was completely organized by students, about fifty attended. "I think this is amazing that we were able to turn... more »
  • High school seniors speak out about TOPS cuts

    February 12, 2016 5:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Decision day for Louisiana high school seniors might have gotten more difficult Thursday. While the TOPS crisis is at least partially cleared up for now, students are worried that the money won't be there for their entire college career. "I can't stay at a college... more »
  • Culprit destroying signs of Baker police chief candidate Play Video

    December 18, 2015 5:50 PM

    BAKER - More than $2000 in political funding is down the drain for Darryl Rainwater, who's running for the chief of police in Baker. An unknown culprit, or culprits has started damaging campaign signs at the beginning of this month and Rainwater told News 2 it's costing him money. The... more »
  • CenturyLink will cut dozens of Louisiana jobs

    August 29, 2015 11:29 AM

    MONROE, La. - CenturyLink says dozens of positions will be reduced in Louisiana as part of the company's proposal to eliminate 1,000 jobs companywide. The company will cut the headcount in Louisiana by about 55 positions. She did not indicate when the layoffs were expected to begin. CenturyLink, the largest... more »
  • Man gets finger cut off during robbery Play Video

    May 30, 2015 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police told News Two a 76-year-old man lost his finger following a robbery inside his home. Baton Rouge Police have not released the name of the suspect, but believe he is a around the age of 22-years-old. It happened Saturday morning in the 4000 block... more »
  • Film tax credit fight nears Play Video

    May 6, 2015 8:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Mayor Kip Holden made an impassioned defense of the state film tax credit at a press conference that unveiled more films to be shot in Baton Rouge. "This industry is too important to shut the door on people who need jobs, can do these jobs, and can... more »
  • Museums losing workers, hours under cuts Play Video

    February 18, 2015 1:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Drastic mid-year cuts to the Secretary of State's Office will leave many iconic Louisiana landmarks open only a few days each week and lead to two dozen layoffs according to Secretary Tom Schedler. The Secretary of State's Office said Wednesday Schedler will ask for approval to... more »
  • Coming Soon: Cuts to higher ed, but not TOPS Play Video

    February 3, 2015 9:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All eyes are on the state budget shortfall as the Jindal Administration discusses making difficult cuts that will likely include major slashing to higher education. While the governor won't announce the budget until later this month, they want to address concerns about the TOPS Program. ... more »
  • Longer Rice video shows obscenities, spitting Play Video

    September 9, 2014 7:10 AM

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a brutal punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law... more »
  • Saints trim preseason roster to 75 players

    August 26, 2014 5:14 PM

    METAIRIE - Saints outside linebacker Victor Butler, who was seen as a key free agent acquisition in 2013, has been included among eight cuts made by New Orleans as the club prepares to close out the preseason with a roster of 75 players. New Orleans brought in Butler from Dallas,... more »
  • Congress approves deal to avoid 'fiscal cliff'

    January 1, 2013 10:45 PM

    WASHINGTON - Past its own New Year's deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national "fiscal cliff" of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that strained America's divided government to the limit. The bill's... more »

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