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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
November 14, 2014 11:54 PM
When 19 seed Denham Springs found out their first round matchup in 5A would be against 14 Woodlawn, they probably were happier than most teams.
See the Yellow Jackets were embarrased by the Panthers 28-0 in the first week of the season. Well, Denham Springs got their revenge tonight.... more »
November 13, 2014 10:16 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Thursday, the civil service commission met again to continue its discussion about the Denham Springs Police Department and heard from a lieutenant who said a toxicology report revealed one of his fellow officers was on prescription and illegal drugs while on duty.
Lt. Shannon Womack told... more »
November 12, 2014 6:04 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - State police reported the arrest Wednesday of a third suspect wanted on multiple charges after they fled from troopers Tuesday.
The third individual, 21-year-old Christopher Barnwell of Elberta, Ala. was spotted by an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy who was on his way to work... more »
November 10, 2014 10:53 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Monday, the civil service commission continued its investigation into the city's police department and heard from a detective on the force who said a fellow officer fell asleep at his desk while on drugs a year ago and reported the incident to superiors.
"One day (Sgt.... more »
November 6, 2014 11:21 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - At a city Civil Service Commission hearing Thursday, a Denham Springs police officer admitted that one of the department's sergeants was photographed sleeping at his desk .
The commission is investigating allegations that Sgt. Russell Munsell has a drug problem and complaints about his issues are... more »
November 4, 2014 6:58 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs Pilot Club is hosting the Pound the Pavement for Pilot 5K and Fun Run to raise money for several organizations in the area. Kayla Johnson and Terri Borde joined John Pastorek on 2une In this morning with all the details.
In addition to... more »
October 24, 2014 11:43 PM
BATON ROUGE - Nick Brossette lit up the scoreboard Friday night, scoring 6 touchdowns on the way to a University High rout of Denham Springs 56-21.
The game was tied at 14 with 9 minutes in the second quarter, but the Cubs took advantage of a Sam Wharton interception... more »
October 23, 2014 10:53 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - A fired police officer is using a picture of an officer with his eyes closed to continue his fight against the department he worked for until he was terminated.
Thursday, Denham Springs Police Chief Scott Jones confirmed the officer in the picture is sergeant Russell Munsell.... more »
October 16, 2014 10:34 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs Civil Service Commission voted to investigate the town's police department following allegations about misconduct made against the chief and two other officers.
Former officer, Jared Kreamer, accuses Chief Scott Jones, Captain Steve Kistler and Sergeant Russell Munzell of tampering with evidence and covering... more »
October 15, 2014 3:39 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Investigators asked for the public's help in identifying a masked man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Denham Springs gas station on Tuesday night.
Police said the robbery happened at the Chevron station located at 100 Rushing Road West at around 10:30 p.m.... more »
October 9, 2014 10:19 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Video of a police officer losing his cool is damning, but the officer involved believes it only shows the visual incident, and not the real situation of him being a victim of cronyism.
This week, the Civil Service Commission upheld Mayor Jimmy Durbin's decision to fire... more »
October 1, 2014 10:14 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - When you score 64 points in a game, a lot of things are going your way that night.
For Denham Springs, one of those right things was running back Tyre Goldman. He finished with 185 yards on the ground and three touchdowns in a 64-20 rout... more »
September 30, 2014 6:11 PM
LIVINGSTON PARISH - Sheriff's deputies are looking for information on a man and a woman accused of using a cloned credit card information to purchase more than $1,000 in prepaid credit cards at two different locations in Livingston Parish.
The suspects entered Dollar General locations at Hwy 190 in... more »
September 21, 2014 10:52 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - State police say a man was killed and two others were injured in a head on crash Saturday afternoon.
Officials say Luke Matthews III, 21, was heading north on LA hwy 16 near LA hwy 63 in a 2013 Chevrolet Impala. Matthews crossed the centerline and... more »
September 20, 2014 12:00 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Catholic High once again used its star running back to overpower an opponent, as Derrius Guice led the way to a Bears 35-13 victory over Denham Springs Friday night.
Guice kicked off the scoring with a touchdown catch from Ian Briam to make the score 7-0... more »
September 17, 2014 3:36 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Crawfish season usually ends around July, but one Denham Springs seafood market has found a way to sell crawfish in the fall.
Ron's Seafood on South Range Avenue gets live sacks of crawfish flown in from California in September to meet the demand for mud bugs.... more »
September 10, 2014 2:12 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- The boil water advisory has been lifted for people in parts of Livingston Parish.
The advisory affected residents in the Ward 2 Water District, and was put in place because of a busted water main on Amite Church Road.
Officials say it is now safe for... more »
September 8, 2014 8:43 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - A boil advisory has been issued in Livingston Parish effective immediately.
The advisory affects those who live in Denham Springs on Amite Church Road due to a busted water main.
Water District #2 says people living in those areas should boil their water before drinking... more »
September 5, 2014 11:48 PM
Woodlawn defeats Denham Springs 28-0 to open the 2014 season.
The Panthers led by quarterback Charles Brooks, who scored two touchdowns in the game.
Woodlawn will play it's home opener next week against Madison Prep while Denham Springs will travel to Salmen more »
September 1, 2014 2:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - A Denham Springs woman accused of using her bookkeeping business to steal over $500,000 from one of her clients was arrested in New Orleans on Friday.
Jefferson Parish police say the owner of Accurate Business Services LLC, 40-year-old Kristin Koenig, wrote checks to herself rather than... more »
August 12, 2014 3:12 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - A handful of deteriorating roads are set for a face lift in Denham Springs.
It's part of a funding program that uses money from the federal government through the Department of Transportation and Development. River Road from Government Street to Centerville was repaved just weeks ago.... more »
July 23, 2014 4:55 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Denham Springs Freshman High School students will notice a new look for their school when they head back to class in August.
The school is undergoing a $1.2 million renovation that includes new windows, air conditioning and heating along with big plans for the gymnasium. DSFH... more »
July 23, 2014 11:04 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish are investigating 36 vehicle burglaries and the theft of an SUV that happened in the early morning hours of Monday in two Denham Springs subdivisions.
All of the cars were left unlocked and parked at homes in the Forest Ridge and... more »
July 2, 2014 9:49 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - A neighborhood feud escalated into verbal threats which were captured by a WBRZ news crew filming a story Wednesday.
The issue is over a horse and donkey kept behind a home in the Meadow Wood Park subdivision. Neighbors complained about the issue, and the animals' owner... more »
June 17, 2014 5:28 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - The family of a toddler who drowned last week in Mandeville is demanding answers from the state over how that happened.
The toddler, 22-month-old Michael Bananno, drowned while in foster care in St. Tammany Parish. He had been removed from the custody of his parent's home... more »
June 12, 2014 4:00 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - With construction at Juban Crossing gaining steam, people are looking forward to staying in Livingston Parish to shop, eat and watch movies.
The retail center is set to open phase one in October after years of setbacks.
"It just seems like it's finally going to... more »
May 27, 2014 9:12 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies said a man killed in a deadly crash this morning in Livingston Parish was fleeing from authorities after stealing two vehicles.
A sheriff's office spokesperson said State Police, LPSO, Walker Police and Denham Springs Police were all investigating the wreck, which shut down 4-H... more »
May 21, 2014 10:42 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- Thursday, state traffic leaders will discuss the possibility of adding a new exit and interchange to I-12.
Engineers will display drawings for changes to I-12 at Pete's Highway. Adding an exit there could help ease congestion on Range Avenue. Other routes are being discussed.
A population... more »
May 20, 2014 5:18 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Firefighters said a fire damaged or destroyed a dozen units at the Boardwark Place Apartments in Denham Springs early Tuesday morning.
According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 5 responded to an alarm from the complex just before 3:00 a.m.
... more »
May 3, 2014 10:46 PM
SULPHUR - Great seasons by the softball teams at Denham Springs and Ascension Catholic fell one win short of a state title as both local teams lost in their respective state title games Saturday.
In class 5A Denham Springs fell to Ouachita Parish 8-3, while in class 1A Ascension... more »
April 25, 2014 9:50 PM
BATON ROUGE - Local softball teams had their seasons on the line Friday night, with a shot at advancing to the state quarterfinals and Fastpitch 56 in Sulphur next weekend.
5A teams did the best, with four area teams advancing on to keep their seasons alive: St. Amant, East... more »
April 24, 2014 8:47 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - You can check out some arts, crafts and music, eat some delicious food and more this weekend at the Denham Springs Spring Festival.
The festival is Saturday from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. at the Antique and Arts Village on North Range Ave. Call (225)667-8308 or check... more »
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 »
April 11, 2014 9:04 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Investigators believe a car break-in, the vehicle and house fire that followed are related.
Thursday night, crews responded to a fire on Hope Circle in Livingston Parish near Lockhart Dr. The house and a car underneath the awning were destroyed.
The house had been foreclosed... more »
April 11, 2014 1:57 PM
LIVINGSTON - A Denham Springs woman will serve 10 years after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide.
Assistant District Attorney Greg Murphy says Kadie Matthews was traveling more then 100 mph when she struck another car on April 7, 2013. The driver of the other car, Richard Moore, Jr., died... more »
April 10, 2014 10:35 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- Fire investigators believe an arsonist lit a vacant house on fire Thursday evening.
Smoke and flames poured from the home on Hope Circle, off Lockhart Road. Viewer-video shows massive flames engulfing the structure.
Now, there is a search for the person who started the inferno.
... more »
April 2, 2014 10:34 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- Walls are going up at the Juban Crossing development off I-12 in Livingston Parish.
After years of delays, the project is the farthest along it has ever been. People enjoy seeing that is now a reality.
"I live like a mile from it, and plus it's... more »
March 31, 2014 12:04 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Police in Denham Springs are investigating a deadly shooting after they said the victim's body was found Monday morning.
Detective Glenn Lemoine says Durrell Woods, 19, was shot once in the back of the head and killed.
Witnesses told police they heard gunshots around 1... more »
March 28, 2014 3:34 PM
BATON ROUGE - A judge ruled Friday that a Denham Springs man was not guilty of negligent homicide charges for running over a child playing in his driveway.
"This is a case where no one really wins, the facts involved in this case it's a tragic situation," said Brad... more »
March 18, 2014 10:20 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- City marshals will be carrying new equipment to deal with problematic people and the agency's leader believes it is safer than what some departments are packing.
The marshal's office here now also has pepper guns. Marshal Jerry Denton said he prefers them to stun guns, for safety... more »
March 4, 2014 2:36 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- An amnesty program for anyone with an outstanding warrant is set to begin this month in Denham Springs.
The program, offered by the Denham Springs Marshal's Office, will allow those who have an outstanding warrant to pay their fines and court costs without being arrested or paying... more »
February 28, 2014 9:45 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Rep. J. Rogers Pope has drafted a House Bill to regulate water parks in Louisiana. The bill comes months after a 14-year-old boy drowned at Cajun Lagoon water park in Livingston Parish.
Nick Kissner died when he went under water and never resurfaced. Lifeguards and members... more »
February 22, 2014 1:45 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Two firefighters were injured battling a massive house fire in Livingston Parish Friday night.
The fire sparked around 10 p.m. at a house on Caney Branch Road in Denham Springs.
The fire was so hot it melted one firefighter's boots and blistered his face mask,... more »
February 20, 2014 6:14 PM
LIVINGSTON - When dozens of cats took over a woman's French Settlement home, her friends stepped in to help.
Tracy Gardner says the first time she saw almost 30 cats outside her friend's home, she knew she had to help.
"When I got out of my vehicle, there... more »
February 5, 2014 10:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - Here's a roundup of signees from 4 parishes and 15 high schools around Baton Rouge on signing day:
At Central High, the Wildcats follwed up a state quarterfinal birth with a handful of seniors moving on to the college ranks:
Donald Lewis junior is heading... more »
January 30, 2014 9:37 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - A dog that rescued a family from a burning house last August is missing. The 8-month-old pit bull belongs to Jade Mitchell, a girl who has raised thousands of dollars for the animal shelter in Denham Springs.
The white dog with black spotting answers to Paris.... more »