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  • Cubs to pitch another Wrigley expansion plan

    July 10, 2014 4:31 AM

    CHICAGO, IL - The squabble between the Chicago Cubs and the owners of the rooftop venues that peek over the walls of Wrigley Field is heading back to City Hall. The Cubs will ask the city's landmarks commission Thursday to approve a massive $500 million renovation project that is even... more »
  • Well in Tuscaloosa oil field delayed

    December 27, 2013 11:51 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A big leaseholder in the massive Tuscaloosa marine shale oil field has run into problems. Houston-based Goodrich Petroleum says a well in Amite, Mississippi near the Louisiana border will be delayed until the company can unclog it. The well was near completion and had begun... more »
  • LSU, Wisconsin to play at Lambeau Field in 2016

    October 11, 2013 2:58 PM

    GREEN BAY, Wis.- The home of the Green Bay Packers will host its first college football in 33 years and it should be a good one. LSU will matchup against Wisconsin at Lambeau Field in 2016. The Packers officially announced the game on Friday and said the teams will... more »
  • School and neighborhood compromising on stadium complaints Play Video

    September 27, 2013 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Five Fridays a year, it can get loud and crowded at Dunham High School's football stadium and some say it's causing a nuisance. The field is surrounded by homes on three sides, and the bleachers are less than 20 feet away from property lines. Neighbors from Quail... more »
  • Brady limps off at Patriots practice

    August 14, 2013 2:54 PM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass.- Patriots quarterback Tom Brady limped off the practice field after appearing to hurt his left leg while throwing a pass. Brady was not hit while throwing a fade to rookie Aaron Dobson that fell incomplete. He was on the ground holding his leg, then began to walk off... more »
  • Wrigley Field's Jumbotron plan heads to final vote

    July 24, 2013 10:32 AM

    CHICAGO - Chicago's City Council is set to consider a proposed $500 million renovation of historic Wrigley Field that includes a massive Jumbotron in left field. Aldermen are scheduled to give the final vote on the project Wednesday. The vote comes one day after it got crucial approval from a... more »
  • NY man faces charges in All-Star Game intrusion

    July 18, 2013 10:20 AM

    NEW YORK - Prosecutors say a suburban New York man who ran onto the field during the All-Star game at Citi Field faces up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine. The suspect allegedly did it on a Twitter dare. Queens district attorney Richard Brown says 18-year-old Dylan... more »
  • 4 LSU athletes to compete at Worlds

    June 25, 2013 10:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two current and two former LSU track and field athletes have qualified for the World Championships. Natoya Goule and Damar Forbes, both 2013 NCAA champions, join Nickiesha Wilson and Isa Phillips for the tournament to be held Aug. 10-18 in Moscow. Goule ran 1 minute, 59.93 seconds... more »
  • Vandals hit old Live Oak High field house

    June 5, 2013 10:47 AM

    WATSON - Officials say vandals broke into the old Live Oak High School football field house in Watson, emptied the fire extinguishers, broke the fire alarms and set a fire in the coach's office. The fire did not spread to other areas of the building. Other damage included shattered glass,... more »
  • Cubs chairman makes case for huge board at Wrigley

    May 1, 2013 10:02 AM

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts says the team needs to install a 6,000 square foot video board at Wrigley Field because it would bring in much needed revenue. Addressing the City Club of Chicago Wednesday, Ricketts said the Cubs could be making $20 million a year more in... more »
  • Alex Box Stadium's field named for Skip Bertman

    April 17, 2013 2:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Board of Supervisors has approved a proposal from the school athletic department to name Alex Box Stadium's baseball field after legendary coach Skip Bertman. The field will be called "Skip Bertman Field", while "Alex Box Stadium" will keep its name. The Athletic Department... more »
  • EBRSO canines bring home Top Dog honors

    April 12, 2013 10:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office K9 division recently returned from a regional competition with a number of awards. Deputies and their K-9s competed in the United State Police Canine Association Region 10 field trials in Covington between April 1 and 5. Capt.... more »
  • SEC fines Mississippi $5,000 after fans rush field

    November 27, 2012 11:02 AM

    OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi has been fined $5,000 by the Southeastern Conference after "fans entered the competition area" following the football team's 41-24 victory over No. 25 Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl on Saturday. Fans rushed the field after Ole Miss' victory over the Bulldogs. The win snapped the... more »
  • Police juror calls for input over gunfire ordinance Play Video

    October 16, 2012 5:23 PM

    NEW ROADS - A Pointe Coupee Parish police juror says ordinances involving gunfire near homes need to be put in place. Juror Albert Dukes, who lives outside New Roads, says he was startled by dove hunters in the field behind his home early Sunday morning. Dukes was concerned about... more »
  • Two arrested in connection with cane field shootings

    September 28, 2012 12:22 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested two people in connection with the murders of two men found in a sugar cane field. Investigators arrested Harry Prater, 30, of Baton Rouge in suspicion of first-degree murder. They also arrested Brandi Singleton, 29, of Baton Rouge for obstruction of justice.... more »
  • Deputies: Shooting victims found in Plaquemine

    September 24, 2012 8:41 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Deputies said two bodies found in a vehicle that crashed into a Plaquemine sugarcane field this morning were the victims of a shooting. According the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department, two men's bodies were found around 6:30 a.m. on Highway 1 south of St. Louis Rd. They... more »
  • Field not seeking re-election to PSC

    June 1, 2012 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Public Service Commission Vice Chairman Jimmy Field has announced he will not seek re-election to his post representing the commission's 2nd District. Field, who is 72, made the announcement in a letter released Friday. He said he won't seek another term this fall so he can spend... more »
  • Authorities find safe that could be from deadly robbery Play Video

    February 20, 2012 5:19 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff Jeff Wiley confirmed to News 2 that investigators located a safe today that matched the description of one stolen during a deadly home invasion in Ascension Parish this weekend. Wiley said the safe was found in a "remote area" of Livingston Parish. It was similar to... more »
  • EBR superintendent field narrows to 6

    January 11, 2012 6:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has selected its group of six semifinalists, one of whom will replace outgoing superintendent John Dilworth when he exits the position in June. The candidates are Herman Brister, Kelt Cooper, Tisha Edwards, Samuel King, Maria Pitre-Martin and Elliot Smalley.... more »
  • Deputies search field behind missing teacher's home

    July 29, 2011 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in helicopters and all-terrain vehicles are searching wooded areas near the home of a Brusly teacher that disappeared weeks ago. Investigators with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police were seen in and around the home of Sylviane Lozada earlier this... more »
  • Toilet Paper Tossed

    October 14, 2010 7:43 PM

    A practice run involving toilet paper for a flyover at a football game means a pilot faces a charge of violating a law that prohibits low-flying stunts over populated areas in Westwood, New Jersey. He threw wet toilet paper to test a streamer drop for an upcoming high school game.... more »
  • Vandals trash Springfield HS football field

    September 17, 2010 7:14 PM

    Vandals caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the football field at Springfield High School. Alumni said they think it could be the work of a rival school, but police don’t have any suspects. News 2’s Rob Krieger got answers on how the vandals trashed the field. more »

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