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  • Denham Marshal's Office warns parents of leaving kids in hot cars check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 28, 2015 7:11 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A sticky effort is happening in Livingston Parish to warn parents and guardians about leaving kids in hot cars. What Denham Springs Marshal Jerry Denton is hoping to provide for parents is a simple reminder in the form of a sticker as we continue to brave these... more »
  • DEQ says 175 barrels of oil spilled in Denham Springs, cleanup underway

    July 24, 2015 3:15 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The Department of Environmental Quality said they believe 175 barrels of crude oil spilled into ditches on Linder Road in Denham Springs after a tanker truck overturned Monday. Emergency officials in Livingston parish said the truck rolled into the ditch Monday morning and spilled more than... more »
  • Girlfriend emotional, left with questions after boyfriend's slaying check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 21, 2015 10:43 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The girlfriend of a man gunned down over the weekend was emotional as she tried to talk about the confusion she has over her boyfriend's slaying. "My whole life is gone because all I knew was him," Stephanie Felder said. Her boyfriend, Brandon Jones, was... more »
  • Arrest made in Denham Springs murder

    July 21, 2015 2:38 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with a shooting death from this past weekend in Denham Springs. Police accused 18-year-old Timothy Clayton from Walker of first degree murder. Investigators said he shot and killed Brandon Jones at a barber shop Saturday night. Family members... more »
  • Oil spill cleanup efforts in Denham Springs resumed Tuesday night

    July 21, 2015 12:58 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Officials in Livingston Parish say cleanup efforts following the overturning of a tanker truck that spilled hundreds of gallons of crude oil in Denham Springs Monday morning are still underway, but have been suspended for the rest of Tuesday. Emergency officials in the parish said the... more »
  • Security video shows moment tanker flipped in Livingston check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 20, 2015 11:48 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Emergency officials said hundreds of gallons of crude oil spilled after a tanker truck overturned in Denham Springs Monday morning. Livingston Parish emergency director Mark Harrell said the truck spilled more than 90 percent of its load of light, sweet crude into a ditch on Linder... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Denham Springs check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 20, 2015 12:42 AM

    Denham Springs - Denham Springs went to the 2nd round of the Class 5A playoffs last year, and with an experienced group coming back, head coach Dru Nettles feels like the team could do even better in 2015. The Yellow Jackets return 8 starters on offense, including quarterback Torez... more »
  • Denham Springs seeks grants for proposed nature park

    July 15, 2015 9:47 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- The Denham Springs City Council has voted to seek $100,000 in federal grant money to help pay for a long-desired nature park on the Amite River. The grant request has been sent to the Federal Highway Administration's Recreational Trails Program for Louisiana and would be used to build... more »
  • Mosquito spraying starts Monday night in Denham Springs

    July 13, 2015 5:20 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Denham Springs will kick off its new mosquito abatement program when it sprays Monday night. The city plans to begin spraying along Hatchell Lane and surrounding streets at 8 p.m. Denham Springs will spray four nights a week to knock down the mosquito population. This... more »
  • Troopers identify Denham Springs man killed in car crash

    July 10, 2015 10:34 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State Troopers identified the man killed in a car crash Thursday. Benjamin Ramos, 32, crossed the center line on LA 16 and struck another vehicle head on. The other driver, John Bedford and his passenger also received serious injuries in the crash. All of the... more »
  • 1 dead in highway crash

    July 10, 2015 9:49 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- One man was killed in a car crash in Livingston Parish late Thursday night. Louisiana State Police say an unidentified man was driving north on LA 16 when his car crossed over the middle line and collided with another vehicle head-on. Police are not sure what caused... more »
  • Denham Springs standout Roddy heads to exclusive high school football showcase check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 8, 2015 5:13 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - With a scholarship offer and verbal committment to LSU, Caleb Roddy has already established himself as one of the best high school football players in the country: now the Denham Springs defensive end is headed to The Opening to test himself against the best. The Opening... more »
  • Denham Springs spending more on roads check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 23, 2015 6:13 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The city of Denham Springs plans to spend more than $1 million to improve a handful of roads. That's roughly $340,000 more than the city spent on roadwork last year. Plans to widen and overlay Maple Street account for about half the money. Contractors will... more »
  • Man in serious condition after Livingston shooting

    June 11, 2015 9:55 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A man is in serious condition after a shooting in Denham Springs late Thursday afternoon. The victim was shot in his upper torso and is being treated at a local hospital. The victim still has not been identified. Deputies arrested Thomas Logan, 31530 Violet Circle,... more »
  • Denham Springs I-12 study chugging along check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 11, 2015 6:57 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - With road construction underway near I-12 in Denham Springs some residents are thinking big picture. Crews will do repaving work on Pete's Highway for the next few days. In the future, Pete's Highway could be the answer to add another way on and off the interstate.... more »
  • Dog with head in jar full of fire ants rescued

    June 5, 2015 7:05 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Vets and volunteers spent the past week in Denham Springs trying to help a dog who'd been found after wandering for days with her head stuck in a jar full of insects. The Livingston Parish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals posted pictures of... more »
  • Woman accused of extorting married man with sex tape

    June 2, 2015 5:09 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A Denham Springs woman is accused of extorting $45,000 from a married man over the past two years, threatening on many occasions to release a sex tape of their affair. Authorities arrested Emilie Blythe Hill Monday afternoon, the second time in several weeks she has been jailed. An... more »
  • Denham Springs to monitor vehicles with GPS check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 27, 2015 6:46 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The city of Denham Springs in Livingston Parish is getting a new way to keep tabs on its employees. City leaders and department heads will be able to keep track of municipal vehicles after it installs GPS devices on 100 vehicles. The city council approved a... more »
  • Denham Springs resuming mosquito control check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 26, 2015 6:12 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - With no mosquito control in Livingston Parish, the city of Denham Springs is moving forward with plans to provide its own. The city recently purchased 20 cases of insecticides for nearly $3,500. That's the amount allocated for mosquito control in next year's budget for Denham Springs.... more »
  • Cool Schools: Northside Elementary check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 19, 2015 10:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Students at Northside Elementary in Livingston Parish are showcasing their artistic abilities at the school's sixth annual Spring Art Show. This year the show's theme is Louisiana. The art show gives students an outlet from the busy testing schedule that comes at the end of the year.... more »
  • Boil water advisory issued in Denham Springs

    May 18, 2015 8:42 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A boil advisory has been issued by the Ward 2 Water District in Denham Springs after a contractor working in the area cut a main water line. The accident happened in the Dunn Rd. area. The boil advisory affects these areas: Carol Lynn Road Matherne... more »
  • Livingston Parish school expanding cafeteria, classrooms check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2015 6:18 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Bids opened Thursday on the expansion of an elementary school in Livingston Parish. Southside Elementary School in Denham Springs will get an additional building on its campus that will bring in a new cafeteria and five new classrooms. The school's current cafeteria will be transformed into... more »
  • Family-friendly lifestyle ruined after obscenity complaint check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 11, 2015 10:44 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an obscenity complaint in the Pecan Creek subdivision, off Dunn Road. Around 3:00 Sunday afternoon, an unidentified man asked two teenage females for directions. During the conversation, the man began unbuttoning his pants and exposed himself to the girls.... more »
  • Body of missing Denham Springs boater found

    May 7, 2015 2:11 PM

    GRAND RIVER - Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents report the body of a missing boater from Denham Springs has been recovered roughly nine miles downstream from where he fell into the Upper Grand River on May 1. The body of 61-year-old James Haley was found in Iberville Parish,... more »
  • Heavy rains suspend search for missing Denham Springs boater

    May 4, 2015 1:14 PM

    GRAND RIVER - Search and rescue crews in Iberville Parish for a missing boater from Denham Springs have been suspended for the day to heavy rains that came through the area earlier this afternoon. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents, along with Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office deputies, started... more »
  • Denham Springs council to debate bikes in Willow Wood Park

    April 28, 2015 12:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs City Council will host a public hearing next month on the use of a city park. Council members on Monday agreed to hold the forum during their May 12 meeting at which they will decide whether to allow bikes and other non-motorized wheeled vehicles... more »
  • Denham Springs Antique Village Spring Festival check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 20, 2015 8:59 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGSb - Attention all antique lovers, you're not going to want to miss the Denham Springs Antique Village Spring Festival coming up this weekend. Kim Bye and Jessica Oliver stopped by 2une In this morning to tell us more about the exciting event. For over two decades this... more »
  • Denham Springs trailer park fight

    April 10, 2015 8:42 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Residents of a trailer park in Denham Springs are refusing to move out of the Magnolia Estates Neighborhood. The travel trailers are set up like mobile homes off Lockhart Road. The parish government says they're violating a parish law. The residents were given an eviction notice,... more »
  • People promise to picket with trailers if they are forced to move check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 9, 2015 10:43 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A group of people in Livingston Parish now have 30 days, instead of 15, to leave a Denham Springs subdivision after violating state law. Members of the Magnolia Estates subdivision who live in travel trailers - or "campers" - recently came home to an eviction notice,... more »
  • Range Avenue back open following crash that flipped SUV

    March 26, 2015 4:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - All lanes of Range Avenue at I-12 in Denham Springs are back open following an accident that closed a lane of travel in both directions on Thursday afternoon. The left lane of Range Avenue was blocked in both directions at I-12 on Thursday afternoon shortly after... more »
  • Denham Springs turns out for USMC procession

    March 18, 2015 6:44 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - People turned out along Range Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. on Wednesday to show respect for a fallen Marine from the area. The community welcomed home 29-year-old USMC Sgt. Adam Kocrowski from Denham Springs, who was killed in a vehicle crash near Camp Lejeune, NC, where... more »
  • Denham Springs council proposes synthetic marijuana fines

    March 11, 2015 10:00 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The city of Denham Springs may soon be able to collect money from the growing number of criminals fined for possession of synthetic marijuana. Possession of the drugs is already illegal, but money from fines goes to the local judicial district. Following public comment at the council's... more »
  • Denham Springs PD investigates trucking company theft

    March 3, 2015 1:47 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police asked for the public's help in identifying a man wanted for stealing several thousand dollars worth of equipment from Denham Springs trucking company last weekend. Police said the suspect went to the business on Rushing Road on Saturday, Feb. 28 and disabled a security camera... more »
  • Cool Schools: 100 years at 7th Ward Elementary check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 3, 2015 8:16 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Our Cool School this week is a Livingston Parish school that's celebrating a big milestone this year. 7th Ward Elementary is celebrating 100 years of learning and memories . When 7th Ward opened in 1915, the school had a principal and one teacher. It's now home... more »
  • Missing teen sought after wreck

    March 2, 2015 11:07 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Authorities asked for the public's help finding a missing teen from Denham Springs who disappeared after police said he was involved in a crash. Investigators said 19-year-old Christopher Bowman has been missing since Saturday night and was last seen at the Walmart Neighborhood Grocery on LA... more »
  • Police release name of officer involved in deadly shooting

    February 27, 2015 5:48 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police released the name of the officer who was involved in a shooting Monday in the parking lot of a busy shopping district. A spokesperson with Denham Springs Police said Michael Brien LeBlanc, 30, shot Robert Kohl, 47, of Fort Worth. Kohl pointed a gun at... more »
  • Trucker ignored Texas police before fatal confrontation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 24, 2015 5:55 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Investigators say the man who was ultimately shot by police after waving a gun in a crowded parking lot initially ignored orders from Texas State Police before driving into Louisiana. Robert Kohl, 47, was gunned down when he pointed a pistol at Denham Springs Police officer.... more »
  • Trucker shot, killed by police identified check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 23, 2015 4:12 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police said late Monday evening Robert Kohl, 47, of Fort Worth was killed in an altercation with officers earlier in the day. Kohl, a trucker, may have been driving too many hours before he pointed a gun at Denham Springs Police officers, who shot him in... more »
  • 911 tapes reveal details in deputy involved shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 20, 2015 5:12 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Released 911 tapes reveal what happened when a domestic dispute turned into a violent standoff in Denham Springs earlier this month. The confrontation on Country Club Drive turned deadly after an estranged husband, 46-year-old Sidney Averett, broke into a house after a court appearance, according to... more »
  • Church gives back to firefighters after massive blaze check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 19, 2015 3:10 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A church that survived a massive fire in Denham Springs earlier this month gave back to first responders Thursday. The fire destroyed a medical equipment store and the neighboring beauty salon. Firefighters battled the blaze for hours to keep it from spreading to New Covenant Church.... more »
  • Missing teen from Livingston Parish found in Indiana

    February 17, 2015 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A missing 15-year-old was found some 950 miles from home late Tuesday, a few hours after the Louisiana State Police asked for the public's help locating her. Nicole Burns was reported missing earlier in the day. Investigators believed she was taken to South Bend, Indiana, by... more »
  • LSP: Man in deputy-involved shooting shot himself

    February 6, 2015 12:24 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Louisiana State Police said Friday coroners determined a man who died in a deputy-involved domestic shooting this week took his own life. Trooper Jared Sandifer said the coroner's report found Sidney Averett was shot three times on Feb. 3. Two shots were to his extremeties and... more »
  • More details released on DWI school bus crash

    February 5, 2015 10:02 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The driver of a car that crashed head-on into a school bus, injuring more than a dozen students near Denham Springs on Tuesday, has been booked with first-offense driving while intoxicated. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says in a new release that 32-year-old Brandon J. Vince, of... more »
  • Signing day recap check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 8:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - From West Feliciana to Plaquemine, Denham Springs to U High and everywhere in between, local high school players from all over the area signed to play college football on National Signing Day, while LSU and Southern welcomed their incoming classes for 2015. The Tigers have a... more »
  • Crews describe fight to save church from business fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 4:42 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The State Fire Marshall's Office spent Wednesday searching for the cause of a massive fire that destroyed two businesses in Denham Springs Tuesday. For more than eight hours smoke billowed from Magnolia Respiratory and Medical Equipment and a neighboring beauty salon. After battling the blaze for... more »
  • 15 students hurt after bus, car head-on wreck check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 3, 2015 9:03 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies said a head-on collision between a car and a school bus sent more than a dozen people to the hospital Tuesday morning in Livingston Parish. Deputies said it happened around 8 a.m. on Brown Road and Brandon Street near Denham Springs. They said 15... more »
  • Cool Schools: Lewis Vincent Elementary check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 3, 2015 8:12 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A volunteer at Lewis Vincent Elementary in Denham Springs is opening the eyes of her third graders In more ways than one. Mary Haupt is blind, but she doesn't let that slow her down. She says teaching is what she was born to do and credits... more »
  • 40 Livingston Parish roads getting overhauled check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 30, 2015 4:32 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Forty of Livingston Parish's worst roads will be overhauled soon after the parish council awards a contract for the lowest bid. R.J. Daigle & Sons of Gonzales is expected to be awarded the contract at the parish council meeting on Feb. 12. The company submitted the... more »
  • Inquiry into chief, captain dropped due to testimony snafu check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 14, 2015 10:35 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Chief of Police Scott Jones and Captain Steve Kistler will not face disciplinary action from the Civil Service Commission after it decided to dismiss complaints against the men following a problem with testimony recordings. Jones and Kistler faced punishment for allegations that they mismanaged police officers and... more »
  • Denham Springs could overhaul street signs check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 12, 2015 4:16 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The city of Denham Springs could get a grant to replace 1,500 street signs in dire need of improvement. That's if a $48,000 grant is approved through the state's local Governor's Assistance Program. City leaders say the reflective coating on street signs typically lasts around 8-10... more »
  • Denham Springs officer laid to rest check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 3, 2015 6:42 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Hundreds showed up to honor the life of a Denham Springs officer killed in the line of duty. James Foster Jr., 39, was hit by a vehicle while on his motorcycle. He was on duty and responding to a crash on I-12 last week. Those... more »
  • Thousands to honor fallen officer in Denham Springs check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 2, 2015 6:27 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Thousands are expected tomorrow in Denham Springs to recognize officer James Foster who died on duty in a motorcycle crash. Line of duty deaths especially resonate with members of law enforcement. Saturday, brothers and sisters from across the country will ride in the procession and officers... more »
  • Funeral arrangements planned for fallen officer

    December 31, 2014 1:23 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A police department spokesperson announced funeral plans for a Denham Springs officer who died after a crash on his motorcycle this week. James Foster Jr. died Tuesday after he was taken off life support at a local hospital. Police said Foster was responding to a... more »
  • Police mourn fallen officer, first in department's history check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 30, 2014 10:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Officer James Foster, 39, died Tuesday after he was involved in a wreck the night before, and the pain of a department was written on Police Chief Scott Jones' face. "He was an incredible police officer," Jones said before he became overwhelmed with emotions. "He was... more »
  • Deputies search for man accused of buying stolen sign

    December 29, 2014 11:20 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are searching for a man accused of buying an antique sign that was stolen from a Prairieville restaurant earlier this month. The vintage Esso sign adorned the exterior of Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville for several years until it disappeared on a... more »
  • Board's letter to chief, captain addresses cover up allegations

    December 23, 2014 12:14 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The city's municipal civil service board accuse the city's police chief and a department captain of cover ups and playing with the safety of fellow officers and citizens in letters sent to the two men and obtained by the WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit . The... more »
  • Police arrest man accused of 2 armed robbery attempts

    December 22, 2014 4:50 PM

    WALKER - Police said they arrested a man accused of at least two armed robbery attempts of fast food restaurant drive-thrus in Walker and Denham Springs earlier this month. Joshua Brooks, 24, was arrested on Dec. 8 following an investigation by Walker Police following an attempted armed robbery of... more »
  • Rape victims say police treated them poorly check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 22, 2014 4:13 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Two women in Denham Springs said they were treated poorly by police after they were raped by a group of men Saturday night. The women said the night was supposed to be a date, but it ended horrifically when they were taken to an empty house... more »
  • 19-year-old faces charges after standoff

    December 18, 2014 8:13 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Police said they've arrested a 19-year-old after a two-hour standoff Thursday evening. Jamel Grant, of Baton Rouge, was arrested for the incident at the corner of Foster and Martin Luther King. Police said Grant's cousin was arguing with kids in the street when he came out of... more »
  • Child porn suspect's family stunned by arrest check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 18, 2014 5:11 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- The family of Brian Schaller told News 2 they were stunned by the heinous charges levied against him last week. The Attorney General's office arrested Schaller after an undercover investigation. He was charged with 500 counts of possessing child pornography and another 40 counts of distributing the... more »
  • Child porn suspect given $51M bond

    December 17, 2014 6:45 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - An arrest in Livingston Parish led a judge to issue a staggering multi-million dollar bond for the man accused of possessing and distributing hundreds of items of child porn. The Louisiana Attorney General's Office said a joint investigation led them to charge Brian Schaller of Denham... more »
  • Denham Springs to limit overtime for employees

    December 10, 2014 10:00 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs City Council has closed a loophole in the city's employee pay code expected to save tens of thousands of dollars per year. Under the previous code, employees were able to include vacation time in the calculation to determine when they could begin receiving overtime... more »
  • With future in question, chief mum about decision check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 4, 2014 10:52 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The city's police chief left city hall without saying a word following the Denham Springs Civil Service Commission's decision to hold disciplinary hearings targeting the chief and a department captain. The pair could possibly lose their jobs once they face the commission, which is investigating allegations... more »
  • The uphill battle to survive pancreatic cancer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 19, 2014 8:31 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society predicts more than 46,000 people will be diagnosed with the disease this year, and less than 7,000 will survive. 2une In's Rebecca Buchanan caught up with Shara Rusk, a Denham Springs woman living with the deadly disease.... more »
  • Report: Cop asleep at Hooters, tests positive for animal steroid check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 18, 2014 10:51 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A report fom an internal investigation shows a cop caught sleeping on the job had three illegal steroids in his system, including one steroid meant for animal use only. Denham Springs Police Sergeant Russell Munsell resigned amid an investigation into his suspected drug abuse. Chief Scott... more »

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