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  • Man accused of stabbing, feticide due in court

    April 8, 2013 10:37 AM

    LIVINGSTON - A man accused of stabbing his wife and cutting their unborn child out of her stomach is scheduled to be in court this afternoon. Jeffrey Reynolds is due in court around 1 p.m. in Livingston Parish for a hearing over pre-trial motions. Reynolds faces feticide and... more »
  • Catholic Hospital acknowledges error

    February 4, 2013 12:34 PM

    DENVER - A Catholic hospital acknowledges it was "morally wrong" to argue in court that a fetus is not a human being under Colorado law. Attorneys representing St. Thomas More Hospital took that position in papers filed to fend off a wrongful death lawsuit brought after unborn twins died in... more »
  • Man accused of killing unborn child blames drugs Play Video

    January 17, 2013 5:43 PM

    WALKER - Jeffrey Reynolds, the man accused of stabbing his wife and cutting their unborn child from its womb, appeared in court today. He blames synthetic marijuana for ruining his life. A talkative Reynolds made the comments to reporters outside the Livingston Parish Courthouse this afternoon. ""I love... more »
  • Coroner promises changes after fetus wrongfully cremated Play Video

    October 29, 2012 6:03 PM

    LIVINGSTON- The accidental cremation of remains scheduled for autopsy in a feticide case is triggering changes at the Livingston Parish Coroner's office. The Coroner's office does not have a morgue, and usually passes bodies on to a third-party funeral home for storage until an autopsy can be completed. ... more »
  • Fetus in criminal investigation mistakenly cremated

    October 26, 2012 5:49 PM

    LIVINGSTON- A fetus was mistakenly cremated before an autopsy was performed and multiple agencies are investigating. "Without our knowledge or authorization, a funeral home employee mistakenly removed and cremated the Reynolds fetus prior to autopsy," said Dr. Ronald Coe, the Livingston Parish Coroner. The parish does not have... more »
  • Troopers, deputies, and coroner investigating missing fetus case

    October 26, 2012 5:13 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Troopers with Louisiana State Police are assisting Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies and Parish Coroner Dr. Ron Coe in an investigation about how a fetus in line for an autopsy went missing. Sources tell WBRZ News2, the fetus may have been cremated. Coe was unreachable Friday, and a... more »
  • Co-worker: Man accused of feticide "seemed normal" Play Video

    October 24, 2012 6:28 PM

    WALKER- People who knew Jeffrey Reynolds told News 2 he seemed like a regular guy and never expected he would be accused of trying to murder his wife and unborn child. "From what I got to know about the guy, actually a real responsible guy, and from what I... more »
  • Report: Husband used kitchen knife to stab wife, fetus Play Video

    October 24, 2012 3:26 PM

    WALKER - An arrest report revealed more details today about what investigators found when they arrived at the scene of a stabbing in Walker. According to the report by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, 31-year-old Jeffrey Reynolds used a kitchen knife to slash his pregnant wife's throat before cutting... more »
  • Sheriff: "Gruesome" scene where baby cut from mother Play Video

    October 23, 2012 3:20 PM

    WALKER - Livingston Parish authorities charged a man with feticide and attempted murder after they said he stabbed his pregnant wife this morning, and cut her unborn child from her. "It's a gruesome scene," Sheriff Jason Ard told News 2, "very challenging for our investigators." Ard said his... more »
  • Livingston SO: Pregnant woman stabbed, fetus dead

    October 23, 2012 2:37 PM

    WALKER - The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says a 28-year-old pregnant woman has been stabbed in the abdomen and her baby cut out of her. Sheriff's spokeswoman Lori Steele says the woman survived the attacked Tuesday, but the baby died. Steele did not immediately provide information on how pregnant the... more »
  • Bacteria may have caused dolphin abortions, deaths

    October 27, 2011 5:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Dolphin experts say common bacteria known to cause abortions in marine mammals killed some of the hundreds of dolphins that have washed ashore in the northern Gulf of Mexico since February 2010. More than 100 of the dead dolphins were babies or fetuses. But Teri Rowles... more »
  • La. House committee approves ban on abortions

    May 24, 2011 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A proposal to ban abortions in Louisiana has won approval from a House health care committee. Republican John LaBruzzo, of Metairie, says his bill would threaten the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling by prompting lawsuits from pro-choice groups. The measure would... more »
  • Fetus found off of GSRI Road

    April 5, 2010 12:33 PM

    A 20-week-old fetus was found in a sewage pump Monday morning by waste management workers in the 8500 block of GSRI Road. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's crime scene units as well as the Coroner's Office responded to the scene at 10:40 a.m. At this time, EBRSO officials say... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Jan. 25

    January 25, 2010 5:47 PM

    Risks linked to gum disease during pregnancy and the benefit of menus with nutritional information are discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »

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