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  • Scam warning for Seniors

    September 3, 2013 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Seniors in Louisiana are being warned about a telephone scam targeting them. The Louisiana Attorney General's Office says telephone con artists are promising free medical alert devices. It comes after an increased number of calls have been reported which try to trick people into thinking... more »
  • Doctors in BR gain cutting-edge surgical tool

    January 18, 2013 4:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Doctors at Baton Rouge General are some of a select few trained in a new procedure to unblock arteries in the leg. They are using the Ocelot Catheter, a device approved by the FDA just six weeks ago. It has a camera built into the catheter which... more »
  • Flight diverted because of remark by French passenger

    May 22, 2012 2:38 PM

    BANGOR - A New York congressman says a US Airways jet traveling from Paris to North Carolina diverted to Maine because a French passenger passed a note mentioning that she had a surgically implanted device. Rep. Peter King was briefed on the investigation and said the passenger was a French... more »
  • Burglars busted by "armed" granny

    May 1, 2012 4:42 PM

    MARION - An elderly Ohio woman says a hidden medical alert device saved her from a violent home break-in. Police say two teens broke into 93-year-old Ruby Snyder's Marion home early this morning. They reportedly tied her up and threatened to kill her. Snyder had a medical... more »
  • Police find fake bomb at BTR Metro Airport Play Video

    December 1, 2011 8:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police gave the all-clear after a suspicious item found in the Baton Rouge Metro Airport's parking garage this morning was determined to be a fake bomb. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely told News 2 crews on the scene that the device was a group of wooden sticks painted... more »
  • Police: Woman arrested after using stolen credit card at ATMs

    November 5, 2010 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman was arrested Thursday after police said she used a stolen credit card at two ATMs in the area and withdrew $504. Authorities said they arrested 32-year-old Sakita McCray, a Louisiana Department of Revenue employee, following a month-long investigation into the incident. The investigation... more »
  • BP unveils device to clean Gulf beaches of oil

    August 11, 2010 2:18 PM

    A new device aimed at doing a better job of cleaning Gulf coast beaches of oil and tar has been unveiled by BP. It is called the Sand Shark. BP demonstrated the device at Orange Beach, Alabama, which has been the site of regular cleanup work, due the... more »
  • Listening device found in West Feliciana Parish office

    January 25, 2010 3:50 PM

    A listening device found in the West Feliciana Parish Police Jury Complex is the center of an investigation by Louisiana State Police. Parish Manager Ambrose Sims claims the device was planted in his office. Robert Reinhardt, IT Director for West Feliciana Parish, said he found the FM transmitter... more »

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