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  • Local Baton Rouge veteran remembers time in service check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 11, 2015 7:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - J.W. Vaughn, a former sailor in the Navy, sat down with News 2's Jessica LeBlanc Wednesday and remembered the days of his service to his country. "My mind was not segregated. I integrated myself with everything," said Vaughn. Drafted into the military in 1944, Vaughn served his... more »
  • Teenage siblings facing a childhood in jail for parking lot attack

    October 31, 2015 2:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A pair of brothers could spend the rest of their childhood in jail after being convicted of a crime on a college campus Friday. The victim said he was praying on the BRCC campus late at night in the summer when he was jumped. He said... more »
  • Grand jury does not indict 19-year-old driver in deadly crash

    October 16, 2015 4:28 PM

    NEW ROADS- A grand jury returned a no true bill in the case against a woman who caused a deadly three-vehicle crash last year. The driver of the car investigators said caused the crash in Livonia, 19-year-old Ansley Deshotel, was ticketed. Family members of the woman who was killed,... more »
  • Family, school district fight over residential status

    October 7, 2015 7:46 PM

    CENTRAL - A family and the Central School System are facing off in court after the school district said a student could no longer attend Central High. The parents, Billy and Tonya Burkette, stated their case before a judge in a Baton Rouge courtroom Wednesday. The Burkette's had their 14-year-old... more »
  • Tennessee man kills family, caught in New Orleans

    October 4, 2015 1:21 PM

    JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. - A man accused of killing his parents and aunt has been captured in New Orleans. Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said deputies were alerted to search the victims' Jonesborough home by a woman in California. She called 911 early Saturday to report Daniel Lee Henry told her... more »
  • Man arrested after standoff with police and his kids

    October 2, 2015 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A fight between a man and his girlfriend ended with his arrest Friday, police said. Baton Rouge Police were called to an apartment complex on Lake Calais Court after a woman said her boyfriend retreated inside their apartment after a fight and locked himself inside with... more »
  • Family trading house for farm and foster kids

    September 24, 2015 11:34 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A for sale sign swaying in the wind on a clear, sunny fall afternoon could be the key to successful futures to a handful of people the current homeowners have yet to meet. The Breauxs are selling their house. They are trading their suburban lifestyle for the... more »
  • Family of Ali Landry's husband kidnapped, killed

    September 23, 2015 2:16 PM

    TAMPICO, Mexico – The father-in-law and brother-in-law of Louisiana native Ali Landry were murdered by suspected Mexican cartel, media outlets reported this week. The men were kidnapped when they left their home in Tampico, south of Mexico City, in early September. Fifteen days later, their bodies were found in... more »
  • Grandmother, grandchild found unharmed after Amber alert issued

    September 19, 2015 2:14 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - The Louisiana State Police issued an AMBER Alert Saturday afternoon, reporting they are looking for the estranged husband of a grandmother who may have kidnapped the woman and her two-year-old grandchild, Denim Bureau. Bureau was believed to be in imminent danger. Grandmother and child were found... more »
  • Fireman delivers child after responding to 911 call check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 17, 2015 2:03 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - A firefighter will likely be forever remembered by one family after an emergency call here recently. Volunteer firefighter Wayne Birt responded to a call of a woman in labor after midnight Sunday. Soon after he arrived, the mother started to give birth and Birt helped deliver the... more »
  • Family asks cemetery to exhume mystery grave check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 16, 2015 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A mother and daughter spent the day here, driving in from Texas to try and mitigate what has become a painful process of locating a dead family member whose grave site has gone missing. "Originally, the headstone was right here," Carolyn Jones said as she pointed to... more »
  • Family fights cemetery over missing grave check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 14, 2015 11:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A family is making arrangements to travel from Texas to Louisiana in an effort to gather more information about the disappearance of their loved one from a grave site. "We have no idea whose grave we've been putting flowers on," Courtney Tanner said in a phone... more »
  • Minnesota family dies in murder-suicide

    September 12, 2015 11:22 AM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Authorities say five family members found dead in their suburban Minneapolis home this week died in what they refer to as a murder-suicide. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office issued statements Saturday saying that 45-year-old Brian Short died of a self-inflicted shotgun wound to his head. It says... more »
  • Family Values: LSU's Travin Dural and SU's Randall Menard rescues woman over the summer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 21, 2015 2:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU coach Les Miles spent a portion of his post-practice media session praising junior wide receiver Travin Dural for his heroic act from July 30. That day, Dural and his cousin, Southern wide receiver Randall Menard, passed an overturned vehicle shortly after leaving their home in... more »
  • Mother guilty in baby's murder

    August 20, 2015 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A mother was convicted of murder by a jury Thursday night. Ashley Heard, 30, was on trial following the June 2013 death of her 11-month-old daughter, Aaliyah Heard. The jury unanimously found Heard guilty of second degree cruelty to a juvenile and second degree murder.... more »
  • Cyber crimes cops tell parents to delete app from kids' phones check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 13, 2015 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General's Office encouraged parents to forbid their children from downloading the kik messenger app - and told parents who have kids who use it to delete the app from their phones. "Far too many child extortion cases have involved this app," the state's legal... more »
  • Three-month-old baby died Saturday morning

    August 6, 2015 11:28 PM

    UPDATE: The three-month-old baby died Saturday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, John Hope now faces murder charges. ********************************** BATON ROUGE - Police said the father of a three-month-old was arrested late Thursday night, charged with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Officers were called to an... more »
  • Funeral set for Monday in St. Amant for slain police officer

    August 6, 2015 10:36 PM

    ST. AMANT- Funeral services and burial will happen Sunday and Monday in Ascension Parish for a local man who moved away, became a cop in Shreveport and was murdered on duty Wednesday night. Thomas LaValley , 29, was shot multiple times responding to a suspicious person in a house.... more »
  • Netflix offers new parents a year off of work

    August 4, 2015 8:16 PM

    LOS GATOS - Families expecting a child and also looking for a new job might try Netflix since the video service company announced Tuesday it will offer a year's paid leave to workers who have newborns. The Associated Press reported the news was first posted to the company's blog.... more »
  • Metro Council passes proposal for extra Head Start safety check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 22, 2015 6:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Metro Council is looked at improving security at all Head Start programs throughout the parish at its meeting on Wednesday. The Council approved a measure to allow for the installation of a special security laminate covering on all windows and doors on the parishe's 14... more »
  • DA says Texas jail death needs 'thorough review'

    July 21, 2015 8:45 AM

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas- The prosecutor in a Texas county where authorities say a woman hanged herself in a jail cell is calling for a "thorough review" of the case, saying it's too soon to rule her death a suicide. Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis said at a news conference Monday... more »
  • TLC cancels '19 Kids and Counting'

    July 16, 2015 11:15 AM

    NEW YORK - TLC is officially canceling "19 Kids and Counting." The hit reality show "will no longer appear on the air," the network told The Associated Press on Thursday. The show featuring the Duggar family had been in limbo since May after revelations that 27-year-old Josh Duggar molested five... more »
  • FBI looking for possible La. victims of sextortionist check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 7, 2015 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - FBI officials in Louisiana will soon release information related to a nationwide "sextortion" case where there are known victims in Louisiana. There are at least three victims in the state, and there could be others in a sexual exploitation case centered around a Florida man named... more »
  • Click before leaving town; eastbound travel details to the nearest beach

    July 2, 2015 10:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - About 41.9 million Americans will head out of town for the extended 4th of July weekend that, for many, begins Friday. "Independence Day is typically the busiest summer travel holiday, because families can take extended vacations without worrying about rushing their kids back for school," Brent... more »
  • Family members say final goodbyes to 22 month old

    June 13, 2015 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of Angel Green, the toddler who died last week after being left in a hot van by daycare workers, said their final goodbyes Saturday afternoon. " We lost an angel today and we're going to miss her," said Deera Williams, a friend of the... more »
  • The Middle - Wednesdays @ 7 p.m.

    June 10, 2015 12:27 PM

    Forget about athletes, movie stars and politicians. Parents are the real heroes—but we think Frankie Heck ( Patricia Heaton ), must be some kind of superhero. A loving wife and mother of three, she's middle class in the middle of the country and is rapidly approaching middle age. Frankie... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Grandmother talks about delivering grandson check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 1, 2015 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ace Henderson, a day-old baby at Woman's Hospital, is just like any other newborn at the hospital, though there is one unique characteristic: his grandmother delivered him. "'I said, 'all we can do, Kelly, is drop your pants. We're going to deliver this baby right here,'"... more »
  • Healthy BR's Family Fit Day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 29, 2015 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Healthy BR is hosting the 2nd annual Family Fit Day this Saturday at BREC's City Brooks Park. The event is free and open to people of all ages. Healthy BR will set up temporary paved parks for running, walking, biking, dancing, and socializing. The event will have... more »
  • Hundreds honor soldiers' sacrifice check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 25, 2015 7:04 PM

    ZACHARY - Nearly 300 people turned out Monday to pay their respects during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Port Hudson National Cemetery. People from all over the area spent time to honor their loved ones who served in the military, many of whom are buried at the cemetery.... more »
  • Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested

    May 22, 2015 8:21 AM

    WASHINGTON- Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who's accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. Members of a fugitive task force arrested 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint around 11 o'clock last night, about a week after authorities say the family was killed and their mansion was set... more »
  • Charles T. Clegg has died

    May 21, 2015 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Charles T. Clegg has died, family members told WBRZ late Thursday. Clegg, a longtime businessman, was CEO and general manager of Clegg Concrete, Inc. Clegg ran the family concrete company for almost two decades. He was involved in lots of ventures, his brother, Mike, said. ... more »
  • Some B.B. King kin to visit body day before public viewing

    May 21, 2015 11:21 AM

    LAS VEGAS - Some B.B. King family members are getting a chance to visit the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home ahead of Friday's public viewing and Saturday memorial. King's daughter, Karen Williams, thinks more than 20 immediate family members will meet Thursday... more »
  • One remains in ICU after tornado hits neighborhood check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 17, 2015 7:50 PM

    TICKFAW - A tornado was the last thing residents on John McDonald road expected to wake up to, early Sunday morning. One woman is in the Intensive Care Unit at North Oaks Hospital and another person suffered minor injuries. "There's no way to escape it," said Billy McDonald,... more »
  • 2 arrested for having sex with family members

    May 10, 2015 1:32 PM

    FARMERVILLE, La. - A Union Parish father and son have been arrested on charges of having sexual relations with family members. Sheriff Dusty Gates says 41-year-old Steven E. Stanton and 62-year-old Norman Lee Stanton were arrested Thursday in the Haile community. Gates says each was charged on two counts of... more »
  • Shelby Holmes among those honored at LOPA butterfly release check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 9, 2015 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Families of people who have donated organs to others mingled with families of recipients at a special ceremony at Our Lady of the Lake Thursday. "It's a tremendous amount of joy to be able to share this with the families," recipient Doug Cossman said. Cossman... more »
  • Body found in river confirmed as Ronald Green check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 20, 2015 2:49 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies said a body found in the Mississippi River has been confirmed as Ronald Green Sr., the man believed to have killed his wife and son before jumping off a bridge. Lt. Col. Bobby Webre with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said Green's body was found... more »
  • Thousands celebrate 30 years of Wearin' of the Green parade

    March 14, 2015 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's all about tradition for some people who were at the Wearin' of the Green parade. The year 2015 marks 30 years the parade has been around and for Mary Henry, that's 30 years she's been in attendance. "It is very family oriented. I love... more »
  • Jeff Kleinpeter announces retirement from family dairy company

    March 11, 2015 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jeff Kleinpeter announced his retirement from the dairy company his family founded. Kleinpeter said in a news release he wanted to focus his attention on "some of the things I used to do and love." He made the decision after taking a sabbatical from his position... more »
  • Benson doesn't like empire handlers

    February 9, 2015 9:03 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - Lawyers for Tom Benson will appeal a Texas court's decision to appoint a former mayor and attorney to oversee a trust holding his Texas assets. Former mayor Phil Hardberger and estate planning lawyer Art Bayern have been appointed as co-receivers of the trust. The appointments come... more »
  • Community says final goodbye to Father Vu check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 31, 2015 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds crowded St. Aloysius Church to say one last goodbye to a legend. Family, longtime friends and many from the community gathered together. Father Than Vu closed his eyes for the last time on Wednesday when he died of cancer. He was 56. Members... more »
  • Deadly fire kills family of four

    January 31, 2015 2:05 PM

    MARKSVILLE - Four people have died following a mobile home fire in Avoyelles Parish. The state Fire Marshal's office says that four people died in the fire late Thursday including 32-year-old Stanley Charrier; his mother, 62-year-old Catherine Charrier; his 9-year-old son Carlin Charrier and his 12-year-old stepdaughter Emily Graham Monique... more »
  • Benson's family files lawsuit over change to succession plan

    January 22, 2015 2:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The battle for control over News Orleans' Saints and Pelicans ramped up Thursday as family members connected with Rita Benson LeBlanc filed a lawsuit that says owner Tom Benson is incompetent to run the franchises and is being manipulated by his wife and her allies to take... more »
  • Apartment fire under investigation

    December 29, 2014 10:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said a family of four made it safely out of an apartment which caught fire early Monday morning in Baton Rouge. Mark Miles with BRFD said the unit at Crillion Apartments on North Foster Drive caught fire around 6:45 a.m. Investigators said it started in... more »
  • Mystery child gives trooper loving Christmas card

    December 25, 2014 9:37 PM

    HOUMA - A state trooper was shocked by a little girl, who handed him a Christmas card at a store. The girl handed him a card, then left. When the trooper opened it, it read "the gift of love, the gift of peace, and the gift of joy; May... more »
  • Pennington tackles family health, childhood obesity check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 15, 2014 7:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Pennington Biomedical Research Center is helping make the community healthier, one family at a time. They're working on a new study aimed at making the whole family healthier. Mandy Crowley joined us on 2une In this morning to tell you how you can get involved. ... more »
  • Boxer on the way to recovery after shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 11, 2014 6:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Boxer Emanuel Augustus is on the road to recovery at a New Orleans hospital. After being shot in the back of the neck two months ago, the boxer went into a coma. Just recently, Augustus awakened and is up and talking. Augustus was walking one... more »
  • State warns of reported phony 'rebate' scam

    December 11, 2014 3:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services is warning the public of a potential scam that has been reported in the Lafayette area involving phony offers for discount store rebate cards. The con artists aim to trick people into providing credit card information. A news release... more »
  • WATCH: after 8-month tour of duty, dad surprises kids at school check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 8, 2014 11:15 PM

    ZACHARY- Four siblings got the surprise of their lives at an assembly at Rollins Place Elementary Monday afternoon. The school's principal and their mother orchestrated the homecoming of their father, a soldier, from Afghanistan. Daniel Von Kanel had been overseas for eight months. His four kids, two girls... more »
  • Dozens rally on Capitol steps for change

    December 7, 2014 6:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Cries for justice on the steps of the Capitol were loud and clear. Dozens of people rallied together in a united cause to bring about change and awareness. The group that organized the rally is Baton Rouge Organizing. The "I Can't Breathe" event was... more »
  • 5 family members killed on 'dream trip' to Disney

    November 21, 2014 10:36 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Michael and Trudi Hardman had always talked about taking their six children to Disney World, and just a week before Thanksgiving, it seemed their "dream trip" was to be a reality. But just a little more than three hours after they took to the road Wednesday night,... more »
  • A bittersweet Veterans Day for four generations check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 11, 2014 6:31 PM

    GREENWELL SPRINGS - On Veterans Day we celebrate the men and women who put their life on the line for ours, but it's still a bittersweet sentiment for some. Charles Mock, who fought in Vietnam, is filled with pride when remembering more than four generations of his family who... more »
  • Investigative Unit Exclusive: Family of frozen fetus demands answers

    November 9, 2014 8:04 PM

    LABADIEVILLE- The family of a fetus jammed in a cooler for the past six years is demanding answers over why it is still in a freezer tonight. The WBRZ Investigative Unit uncovered a fetus is being stored in a freezer at the Labadieville substation in Assumption Parish. Our report... more »
  • Colder weather means it's time to get your heaters checked

    November 2, 2014 9:35 PM

    ST. GEORGE - A family of six is without their home tonight because of a major house fire that happened early Saturday evening. The fire happened in the University Club Plantation subdivision around 7:30 p.m. The family managed to escape the burning home without any injuries. But... more »
  • Witness tried to help shooting victim check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 29, 2014 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman who tried to help the victim in a deadly shooting overnight in Baton Rouge said she couldn't sleep after seeing the teen suffer. "For him to just be spitting up blood like that, it just scared me," said Renee Allen, who asked WBRZ not... more »
  • Police: 3 family members dead in Seattle shooting

    October 28, 2014 4:36 AM

    SEATTLE, WA - Police say a man shot and killed his adult daughter and teenage granddaughter in their South Seattle home before turning the gun on himself. The man's 10-year-old grandson was not harmed, and phoned 911 to report last night's shooting. The child said his grandfather had waved a... more »
  • WATCH: Airman surprises family following tour of duty check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 22, 2014 10:37 PM

    ZACHARY- An airman returned home from a 14-month tour of duty to surprise his family Wednesday evening. Screams could be heard coming from a large banquet room at Sammy's where Andressen Taylor's family had gathered. They were elated to see Taylor walk into the room shortly after 6 p.m.... more »
  • Police ID suspect in shooting that left boxer in a coma

    October 15, 2014 9:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police have issued an arrest warrant for a 21-year-old connected to the shooting that left a popular boxer in a coma. Emanuel Augustus, 39, was found shot near his boxing gloves and a gym bag Monday on Louisiana Avenue near South 17th Street. He was taken to... more »
  • Family of wounded boxer asks shooter to surrender check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 15, 2014 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Relatives of a Baton Rouge boxer called for the person who shot him to come forward and turn themselves in to authorities Wednesday. The family of Emanuel Augustus, 39, said he remains in a coma after Monday's shooting. Doctors told them it's a waiting game at... more »
  • Hundreds show up to mini makers faire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 20, 2014 6:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Inventors and compaines got their first chance to show off their products at the Mini Makers Faire at the Library at Goodwood Satuday. Everything from 3-D printing to fashion to ice cream making bicycles were on display. Robb Perkins with Acadian Robotics, a company that... more »
  • Dan Klein Rodeo helps fire department check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 19, 2014 3:54 PM

    CLINTON - The 21st Annual Dan Klein Rodeo is happening this weekend. Part of the proceeds are going to the McManus Fire Department. The fire department has been around for the past 28 years and relies heavily on the rodeo to maintain the station. They are able to... more »
  • Livonia and Port Allen get ready for family affair check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 18, 2014 11:08 PM

    When Livonia (1-0) and Port Allen (2-0) face off on Friday, it will be for more than just who can continue to stay undefeated. It's also for bragging rights, as the two schools consider each other rivals. Also, both teams are very close to each other, including some players... more »
  • Murdered five year old laid to rest

    August 30, 2014 7:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - 5 year old Jay"v"une Bergin was laid to rest Saturday morning after allegedly being beaten to death by his father, Vernell Day. Day is facing attempted murder charges and a felon in possession of a firearm charge. But both sides of the child's family came... more »
  • Soldiers return home from Afghanistan check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 23, 2014 7:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Families were reunited with soldiers returning from Afghanistan on Saturday afternoon. Members of the Louisiana National Guard's 927th Engineer Company were flown into the Baton Rouge airport after being away from their families for a year. The unit is based in Baton Rouge and deployed... more »
  • Family honors loved one by giving back check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 9, 2014 8:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of Corey Kaufman Sr. is honoring him by giving back to the community. Kaufman was shot and killed in 2012 after a run in with a security guard at Club Sha La. Since then, his family has been fighting for justice of what they... more »
  • Jindal to attend Family Leadership Summit in Iowa

    August 8, 2014 2:03 AM

    DES MOINES, IA - Iowa's Republican Gov. Terry Branstad has spent the past year leading an effort to seize control of his state party, hoping to send a message that the kickoff presidential caucuses will be welcoming to all 2016 GOP hopefuls. But as conservative prospects flood the state for... more »
  • Balloons released for kids hit, killed by out-of-control SUV check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 3, 2014 10:27 PM

    GEISMAR - Family and friends gathered for a vigil to remember two children killed while fishing with their father and two family friends. "I can just remember them playing in the yard, just having fun and laughing," said neighbor Keisha Lang. "They'll truly be missed." Saria Lanus, 9,... more »
  • People in Livingston parish rally against domestic violence

    June 22, 2014 6:25 PM

    Denham Springs- People from the Livingston parish community showed up to show their support at the domestic violence rally, Sunday. Southeast Advocates for Family Empowerment, S.A.F.E., led the rally. The Executive Director of S.A.F.E., Pam Hutcheson, says they will provide more services to people in Livingston parish who... more »
  • A Memorial Day family tradition at Port Hudson check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 26, 2014 6:28 PM

    ZACHARY- Remembering fallen service members was a family affair for some this Memorial Day at the Port Hudson National Cemetery. Hundreds gathered on the hollowed grounds of the national cemetery Monday morning. Veterans honored their comrades, families introduced new additions, and a younger generation expressed an appreciation for the... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman missing, home torched

    May 25, 2014 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Family members of a missing woman are searching desperately for answers after her home was found torched this weekend. Investigators believe an arsonist is to blame. Robyn Jackson, 32, was reported missing by her family to the Baton Rouge Police Department. The fire happened at 2035... more »
  • "Family" defined at state Supreme Court check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 8, 2014 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A ruling by the State Supreme Court bolstered the city's definition of a family. The Supreme Court decided that an ordinance that bans homeowners from renting property in single family neighborhoods to more than two unrelated people was constitutional. "I along with many other people, were... more »
  • Elderly woman, lost with dementia may be driving I-10

    April 24, 2014 9:53 PM

    LAFAYETTE- Authorities here are asking people across the I-10 corridor to be on the look for a 76-year-old woman who may be disoriented and driving around. Hazel Hebert suffers from the onset of dementia and was last seen about 1:30 Thursday afternoon. Her family members discovered she was missing... more »
  • Police have questions after sister kills brother

    March 19, 2014 10:59 PM

    AMITE- Police spent Wednesday evening questioning a 63-year-old woman who they said killed her brother after while he grilled in his backyard. Alfred Hill, 62, was shot and killed in the 100 block of South Second Street. His nephew stopped a police officer driving through the neighborhood and reported... more »
  • Mom wanted for letting kids skip 137 school days check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 12, 2014 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a woman who they said let her kids skip a combined 137 days of school this year. Kenyetta Criss, 33, is accused of letting her 8-year old and 11-year old children miss at least 60 days of school each without excuses. The... more »
  • Dad dies from father-son brawl

    January 8, 2014 8:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father died in the hospital a week after suffering injuries in a fight with his son. Baton Rouge Police said 53-year-old Michael Taylor, Sr., died Tuesday night. According to investigators, his son struck him in the head with a blunt object a week earlier during... more »
  • Christmas miracle born on the side of the road check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 23, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A couple calls their new baby a Christmas miracle after she was delivered, two months early, in the back of their car this weekend. "Everybody asked me what I wanted," said Lakin Miller. "I got what I wanted, she's right here with me." Miller... more »
  • La. troops return home from Kuwait check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 16, 2013 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Christmas has come early for a number of local military families. This morning members of the 922nd Horizontal Engineer Company of the Louisiana National Guard touched down at Baton Rouge Metro Airport. They've been in Kuwait for ten months in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, conducting... more »
  • Family of 9 loses everything before Christmas check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 9, 2013 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A family of nine is holding strong after a fire destroyed their home over the weekend. Shanita Johnson, her husband and seven kids made it out of their Blake Street home as it burned early Sunday morning. "We got out the house, and that was... more »
  • Police looking for Family Dollar burglar

    December 3, 2013 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are trying to identify the burglar of Family Dollar store. Police say the suspect threw a rock through the window of the store on Highland Road around 3:30am on November 29. The suspect was later seen on surveillance video running south... more »
  • Family's story brings help for cold nights Play Video

    November 13, 2013 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A family in Old South Baton Rouge will sleep a little warmer tonight following a News 2 story about their situation. Daphne Brooks and her three children had to move after their home burned down, and she didn't have the money to heat their new home properly.... more »

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