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  • Lafourche to discuss vicious dog ordinance

    August 12, 2014 5:19 AM

    THIBODAUX - Lafourche Parish Council will discuss an amendment to its vicious and dangerous dog ordinance at its Tuesday night meeting. The ordinance changes the definition of what makes an animal dangerous or vicious and alters registration and breeding restrictions for those animals. Councilman John Arnold, the author of the... more »
  • Deputies: Man armed and dangerous on the run in Livingston Parish

    May 10, 2014 8:57 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Deputies say a man is on the loose in Livingston Parish and is considered armed and dangerous. Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies are searching in the Dunn, Lockhart and Linder Road areas of Denham Springs for, suspected shooter, Jason Wesley Holcombe. Holcombe is a white male, approximately 24-years-old,... more »
  • Dangerous child predator arrested in Denham Springs

    April 17, 2014 2:31 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A Denham Springs man accused of multiple sex crimes against children, is now behind bars. Authorities arrested 44 year-old Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr. at his home in the 9200 block of Greystone Drive. Thibodeaux was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail as a fugitive from the... more »
  • Ice fight to continue overnight, Wednesday morning on roads Play Video

    January 28, 2014 11:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Ice is expected to linger on highways overnight and into Wednesday, making driving dangerous. But, the state will continue to fight the ice overnight Tuesday with crews targeting priority routes. A spokesperson for the Department of Transportation and Development said workers are covering shifts for 24-hours. Trucks... more »
  • A horse is a horse of course

    September 23, 2013 7:23 PM

    HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT- Farmers and horse owners are gearing up for a fight in the Connecticut Supreme Court over a ruling that horses are dangerous animals. It all started when a horse named Scuppy bit a boy in the face. A lower court came to the conclusion that threw animal lovers... more »
  • More improvements for deadly bayou highway Play Video

    September 6, 2013 10:00 PM

    ST. AMANT - The state is making more safety upgrades to a deadly road more than a year and a half after a crash killed two kids in Ascension Parish. In February 2012, Faith Castilaw, 9 and Patience Lobell, 7, died after a car driving on Stringer Bridge Road... more »
  • Livingston reviews plans for closed, dangerous bridge

    August 5, 2013 10:52 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Parish leaders hope to begin work on a new bridge for Wax Road by the end of 2013. Monday, plans entered the review phase. A new bridge will be built to replace on that has been deemed dangerous. The bridge on Wax Road, near Vincent Road,... more »
  • Presidential safety board to arrive at first plant blast site this weekend

    June 15, 2013 1:24 AM

    GEISMAR- A team of independent, federally backed inspectors will arrive at the scene of the first area plant explosion this weekend. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) deployed a team to Ascension Parish, the agency said in a news release late Friday. The team is expected to arrive at... more »
  • Explosion reminds La. that plants not always safe

    June 14, 2013 4:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - By some measures, chemical plants like the one where a fatal explosion happened Thursday in Louisiana are among the safest manufacturing workplaces in America. But in the "chemical corridor" that lines the Mississippi River from New Orleans north to Baton Rouge, the density of the facilities... more »
  • Popular weekend beach getaways closed due to dangerous current

    June 10, 2013 10:53 PM

    GULF SHORES- Popular beach hangouts for people around the capital region are closed to swimmers after five people drowned. One person was from Louisiana. Double red flags were posted Monday along the shoreline, closing beaches in Gulf Shores and parts of Florida. "This includes all beaches from... more »
  • Pair sought in 2010 West Baton Rouge murder

    March 15, 2013 4:54 PM

    ADDIS - Sheriff's investigators released photos today of two men sought in connection with a 2010 murder in West Baton Rouge Parish. Col. Richie Johnson with the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said they're looking for Karl Howard and Corey Knox, and the pair should be considered armed and... more »
  • Questions raised after dog bites two kids, returned to owners Play Video

    March 5, 2013 5:35 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - A dog that's bitten two kids in Livingston Parish was released back to its owner and parents are outraged. In January, the neighbor's Weimaraner bit Michael and Tammy Gardner's eight-year-old son, Kaden. "After it bit me, I closed my eyes and I didn't see the dog,"... more »
  • Dangerous gas encountered at sinkhole vent well

    November 20, 2012 6:01 PM

    BAYOU CORNE - Workers setting up a vent well near an Assumption Parish sinkhole encountered a dangerous gas and shut down operations, according to the parish police jury. They said the workers drilled the well into the top of a salt dome near the sinkhole, and began venting it... more »
  • New synthetic drug banned in Louisiana Play Video

    November 9, 2012 10:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State officials today banned a new synthetic drug which is blamed for at least one death in Louisiana. The compound, called 25i, was added to the Controlled Dangerous Substance Act. State health officials, lawmakers, and law enforcement made the announcement at the State Police crime lab.... more »
  • Council set to "object" to dangerous railroad crossing closures

    June 11, 2012 4:57 PM

    AMITE- Tangipahoa Parish leaders will discuss a plan by the Department of Transportation and Development to close three railroad crossings in the parish. Some of the crossings have been the scene of train accidents were a number of people have died. Most recently, four juveniles and an unborn child... more »
  • Another lawsuit filed over dangerous intersection

    April 24, 2012 7:38 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Relatives of a woman killed in a wreck at an intersection that area residents describe as hazardous have filed suit against the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. The lawsuit was filed in state court in Port Allen on Monday by the daughters of Ann Hope... more »
  • New warning signs along dangerous road

    March 7, 2012 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced Wednesday that warning signs will be installed on LA 935 to alert drivers of curves. Two girls were killed last month in an accident on LA 935 in St. Amant. The car driven by their mother ran off... more »
  • Dangerous intersection gets red light

    March 7, 2012 11:07 AM

    ADDIS - After nearly a year of waiting, residents in Addis are finally getting what they asked for. A light at what they call a dangerous intersection is now up and running. News2's Sarah Rosario gets answers on what drivers think of the new changes and if they... more »
  • DOTD putting temporary signal at deadly intersection Play Video

    February 8, 2012 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Transportation officials announced today a temporary signal would be installed at an intersection where three people have died from wrecks in the past year. The signal would cover the intersection of La. 1 and Sugar Plantation Parkway in Addis. DOTD Secretary Sherri H. LeBas said they... more »
  • Walker considers dangerous-dog rule

    June 15, 2011 7:06 AM

    WALKER- The Walker Board of Aldermen has agreed to put to a vote a newly proposed ordinance defining and setting up control laws for keeping "dangerous and vicious dogs." According to the proposal accepted Monday by the board and headed for a public hearing and final vote July 13, Mayor's... more »
  • LSU closes campus Friday due to weather

    February 3, 2011 4:07 PM

    Press Release from LSU: BATON ROUGE - With winter weather in the area creating hazardous travel conditions, LSU will be closed through Friday evening. All classes and events scheduled after 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3, and classes and events all day and evening on Friday, Feb. 4, have... more »
  • Mayor, Council members at odds over bridges

    December 15, 2010 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden is at odds with some members of the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council over ways to improve infrastructure. Holden said at least 34 bridges in the parish received a dangerous rating from parish engineers. According to Holden, some of the... more »
  • Dog in Denham Springs attack will not be put down

    November 2, 2010 2:03 PM

    LIVINGSTON – A dog that attacked a man in Denham Springs and bit his genitals will not be put down, after its owner and prosecutors reached an agreement today. Perry Rushing with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said the dog, named “Big Boy”, will instead be declared as dangerous and... more »
  • State, local firefighters stepping up efforts

    October 6, 2010 6:24 PM

    State and local firefighters are stepping up efforts to deal with extremely dangerous conditions. A drought and occasional high winds leave most of the state vulnerable to fire. News 2’s Mike Steele explained what’s being done to protect you and hazards you should consider. more »

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    BELL, Fla.- A grandfather killed his six grandchildren, the kids' mother who is also his daughter and then himself Thursday evening. "Tomorrow is going... more »
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    WASHINGTON- Earth's hottest August was part of more heat records set around the world according to federal meteorologists. They say May, June and July... more »