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  • 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 This Fall @ 7 p.m.

    June 10, 2015 12:27 PM

    The Middle features two-time Emmy winner Patricia Heaton as a star in this warm and witty single-camera comedy about raising a family and lowering your expectations. Middle-aged, middle class and living in the middle of the country in Orson, Indiana, Frankie Heck is a married wife and mother of three... 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • 3 bodies of missing family members found

    November 5, 2013 2:33 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The bodies of three people believed to be members of a missing Mississippi family have been found in Copiah County south of Jackson. Coroner Ellis Stewart says the bodies were found in an abandoned house off, about a mile from where the family's vehicle was found Saturday.... more »
  • La. family takes murder story to Dr. Phil check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 15, 2013 10:37 PM

    BALDWIN- A family's feud over the patriarch's death received national exposure on the "Dr. Phil" show Tuesday. Glenn Lemoine's daughters believe their mother and brother know something about his death in 2010. Lemoine was found in a canal in St. Mary Parish. His car was abandoned on a road... more »
  • It's the best obituary ever written

    October 2, 2013 9:57 PM

    GULFPORT- It's possibly the best obituary ever written, it's just a shame that it's catching attention after so much time has passed since the man's death in March. But, one thing is for sure, Harry Weathersby Stamps, a ladies' man according to the writing, would have been very interested in... more »
  • Fire station to be named after volunteer who died at plant

    September 4, 2013 10:49 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Next week, a fire station here will be renamed to honor a volunteer firefighter who was killed in an explosion at a plant earlier this summer. Rocky Morris died when a pipe ruptured at C.F. Industries. He worked at the plant and also fought fires through the McCall... more »
  • Broussard family mourns the loss of their son check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 29, 2013 6:34 PM

    GEISMAR - The Broussard family mourns the loss of their son, Christopher. He went missing early Tuesday morning and was found dead Wednesday night by baton Rouge Police. His truck went off the side of the road on LA-80. Chris's mother released this statement to us: "The family... more »
  • Deputies: 8-year-old shot grandmother after playing video game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 23, 2013 3:28 PM

    SLAUGHTER - Sheriff's deputies said Friday afternoon, an eight-year-old intentionally shot his grandmother in the back of the head minutes after playing the video game "Grand Theft Auto IV." Investigators said the child, who was not identified, shot Marie Smothers while she watched TV. Smothers, 90, was the child's... more »
  • Shreveport employee to get back wages from T.G.I. Fridays

    August 8, 2013 11:40 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division says T.G.I. Fridays has agreed to change its leave policy to be in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act. The company has also agreed to correct violations found during an investigation of one of its restaurants in Shreveport, and... more »
  • Three generations share same birthday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 31, 2013 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Bennett family will celebrate July 30th for years. Three generations share the same birthday and also share the same number of years between each other's date-of-birth. "I am exactly 28 years older than Codey. Codey is exactly 28 years older than Ainsley Claire," said grandfather Harvey... more »
  • Family of seven killed in crash protest sentencing

    July 23, 2013 10:56 AM

    CLINTON - Family members of seven people killed by a drunken driver in Slaughter rallied outside the Clinton courthouse today, where they will finally get to review a pre-sentence report for Brett Gerald. The family members held signs claiming judicial racism on the part of the judge in the... more »
  • Police looking for Family Dollar robber

    July 17, 2013 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual seen on surveillance cameras robbing a Family Dollar Store. The store at 6832 Florida Blvd was robbed on July 13 around 6:50pm. Police say the suspect walked into the store, demanded money from the employee while... more »
  • Families feuding after baby's killing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 28, 2013 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A fight for justice over the death of an eleventh-month child has turned into a war of words between family members. Aaliyah Heard died after a severe blow to the head. Aaliyah's father, Larry Leflore, 26, is charged with first degree murder. Aaliyah's mother, Ashley Heard,... more »
  • Plant worker remembered for loyalty, helping others check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 18, 2013 10:36 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A man killed in a chemical plant accident last week, will live on, in the form of life-saving technology. Ronald "Rocky" Morris died Friday evening at CF Industries, when a pipe carrying nitrogen, ruptured. He'd been at the job for over three decades, as part of the... more »
  • What's family for?

    June 10, 2013 7:45 PM

    WASHINGTON- A senior Energy Department official was actively involved in getting summer jobs for his three college-aged kids, according to an internal investigation. The actions appear to violate federal rules that bar officials from securing government jobs for relatives. The Energy Department Inspector General's report does not name the official... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Missing man reunited with mother check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 3, 2013 9:28 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A man with medical disabilities is back with his family after days on the streets by himself. Blake Speed left his grandmother's home Saturday after he told family members he wanted to see his father who is getting bone marrow treatments at MD Anderson Cancer Center... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Boy thanks hero stranger for saving his life Play Video

    May 28, 2013 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is getting nothing but thanks from a family they call a hero. Saturday, Sherman Jackson saved two unresponsive boys from the Dove Creek Apartment pool in Baton Rouge. After he told News 2 his emotional rescue story Monday , the people he saved... more »
  • Family loses everything in fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 16, 2013 3:17 PM

    ST. AMANT - A knocked-over candle cost a family everything they had in a house fire, according to the St. Amant Fire Department. "The power went out between midnight and one. My husband left for work he had lit candles when the power went out. One of them got... more »
  • Bond increased for suspect in family attack check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 15, 2013 12:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge increased the bond for a man accused in an attack this past weekend in which police say he told the victim they were in the "wrong neighborhood." Judge Lou Daniel increased the bond for Donald Dickerson to $55,000 after he was given an additional... more »
  • Victims' family outraged after killer's sentence cut in half check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2013 3:45 PM

    CLINTON- Family members of seven victims killed in a crash one year ago in Slaughter expressed outrage today, after a Judge reduced the sentence for Brett Gerald in half. The ruling was made after the Judge reviewed a recent state Supreme Court ruling which classifies vehicular homicide as a... more »
  • Family attacked, told they were in the "wrong neighborhood"

    May 13, 2013 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one man and issued two misdemeanor summons after they said a family was attacked at a Baton Rouge gas station this weekend and told they were in the "wrong neighborhood." Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Baton Rouge Police arrested Donald Dickerson on suspicion of second-degree... more »
  • APSO: Missing girl found, returned to family

    May 1, 2013 3:39 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies said a girl reported missing in Ascension Parish has been found safe. Major Kevin Hanna said investigators located 16-year-old Allisyn Bracy today and returned her to her parents. Deputies said Bracy was found around noon by detectives who were investigating her disappearance, and they said... more »
  • Detectives looking for missing teen check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 30, 2013 5:55 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for 16-year-old Allisyn Bracy. She was last seen April 28 at her home in Gonzales. Detectives believe Bracy is in Donaldsonville, after her family received text messages from her phone. To her family, Bracy is a normal, happy kid.... more »
  • Definition of family declared unconstitutional check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 25, 2013 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - District Court Judge Janice Clark declared the East Baton Rouge Parish's definition of family unconstitutional. Before today, three or more unrelated people could not live together in neighborhoods zoned for single-family housing. Since 1954, East Baton Rouge's Unified Development Code has defined family as "an individual... more »
  • Judge declares BR family law unconstitutional

    April 25, 2013 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The definition of family, as spelled out by the City of Baton Rouge, is unconstitutional according to District Court Judge Janice Clark. Under the law, 3 or more unrelated people could not live together in neighborhoods zoned for single family. Judge Clark ruled that definition... more »

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