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  • Police: Mother arrested after setting up fight for her daughter

    August 24, 2014 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police arrested the mother of a 16-year-old after she allegedly allowed her daughter to get into a fist fight. Police say Mindy Thomas, 30, heard a group of people outside her house wanting to fight her daughter. She let her daughter out of the... more »
  • Police: Fight leads to deadly shooting

    August 24, 2014 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a man was shot and killed after a fight in the front yard of a house. Gary Andrus, 51, was found on the 2600 block of Tecumseh Street at around 8 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say... more »
  • 20+ person brawl in Slidell ends in 9 arrests

    June 9, 2014 2:07 PM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested nine people after a brawl at a Slidell restaurant that involved more than 20 people Sunday. Slidell Police said the fight began at a restaurant on Town Center Parkway between two families who did not know each other after one person insulted another. The fight... more »
  • Police: Man stabbed woman over missing money

    May 30, 2014 4:32 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies accused a Gonzales man of stabbing a woman multiple times during an argument this week about money missing form his residence. Authorities arrested Gregory Davis, 64, on suspicion of aggravated second-degree battery and false imprisonment Wednesday. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said deputies were called to... more »
  • After brawl goes viral, police open investigation

    May 9, 2014 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police opened an investigation into a street brawl that was caught on video and posted on the Internet this week. "A lot of people got sprayed with mace," said one woman. "They had kids everywhere. It was big." The fight happened Wednesday on E. Brookstown and... more »
  • Video: police likely to investigate teenage brawl Play Video

    May 8, 2014 9:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An after school brawl involving dozens of kids has caught the attention of Baton Rouge Police. Kids of all ages were involved in the fight, captured on camera and posted online. The fight happened at the E. Brookstown and Hendricks, near BREC's Howell Park. The... more »
  • Six girls arrested after fight at school

    March 24, 2014 5:21 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested six girls after a fight Monday at Central Middle School in Gonzales, according to a department spokesperson. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said the fight stemmed from an ongoing social media feud between two of the girls, which boiled over at the school. Bacala... more »
  • Hill gets early release from probation

    March 19, 2014 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU football star Jeremy Hill was released early from his two-year probation Wednesday. Hill went before a judge, and had his probation terminated because he completed all that was required of him. Hill was on probation after a fight outside a bar in Tigerland last year.... more »
  • Man arrested for battery, threat of arson

    March 11, 2014 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man has been arrested for threatening to burn down his mother's house after a fight with his fiancee. Police say Richard Farris was at his mother's house at 1102 Roundtree in Baton Rouge when he became violent and started breaking things. The fiancee told... more »
  • After public dispute, council narrowly approves rezoning Play Video

    February 24, 2014 9:39 PM

    GONZALES - The city council voted 2-1 to award a rezoning request so Crawford Electric can build a warehouse on five acres of PriceCo land. Crawford Electrical Supply Co. wants to build its multi-million dollar, 54,000 square-foot facility on Highway 44 east of I-10. The plot is zoned as... more »
  • Saban's daughter cleared in sorority dust up

    February 19, 2014 7:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA- A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against the daughter of Alabama football coach Nick Saban who was involved in a fight with her sorority sister. The judge ruled Kristen Saban was justified in using force to defend herself during a scuffle with Sarah Grimes four-years ago. ... more »
  • Ole Miss football players sued after alleged fight

    February 18, 2014 10:44 PM

    OXFORD, Ms. - Mississippi football players Denzel Nkemdiche and Robert Nkemdiche are being sued for $2 million after allegedly beating a man at a fraternity party last year. According to a complaint filed in Lafayette County Circuit Court on Friday, plantiff Matthew Baird claims Denzel Nkemdiche punched him from behind... more »
  • Fighting the flu with Dr. Calandro Play Video

    January 23, 2014 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dr. Mindy Calandro talked about how to fight and handle the flu today on WBRZ News 2 at 4. The pediatrician said she's seen a peak in flu cases in the past few weeks. She said make sure to keep your children home from school or... more »
  • 1 shot, 1 arrested in Lafourche pit bull argument

    January 21, 2014 2:18 PM

    THIBODAUX- The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says an argument over whose pit bull was better ended in bloodshed after one man went home to get a shotgun and fired into the other man's car. 29-year-old Nicholas Queen was booked Monday with attempted first-degree murder. He's being held in lieu of... 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 »
  • Police: brawl leaves man with life-threatening injuries

    January 1, 2014 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a fight between several people that left a man in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Officers responded to the 1200 block of Convention St. in around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. An argument between several people escalated into physical confrontation, and one of the... more »
  • School put on lockdown after fight

    November 21, 2013 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a fight that took place Thursday morning at the Career Academy in Baton Rouge. Police say during the Fall Festival at the school, between 15 and 20 students got into a fight before an on-site officer broke it up. Sgt. Don Coppola with Baton... more »
  • Paramount would fight "Wonderful Life" sequel

    November 20, 2013 2:46 PM

    LOS ANGELES- Paramount won't be giving any wings to a planned "It's a Wonderful Life" sequel. A studio spokeswoman said no project relating to "It's a Wonderful Life" can proceed without a license from Paramount, which owns the film's rights. Star Partners and Hummingbird Productions announced plans Monday to create... more »
  • N.O. fight leaves man dead and two injured

    November 17, 2013 2:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Early this morning a fight left one man dead and two people injured in New Orleans. The fight occurred at 2 a.m. Sunday in a parking lot between five people in New Orleans East. Three friends got into the fight with two other men, who are now... more »
  • WATCH: these football players have no sportsmanship Play Video

    November 6, 2013 10:34 PM

    KENTWOOD- The Tangipahoa Parish School System said Wednesday, students involved in a fight at last Friday's Sumner vs. Loranger high school football game have been disciplined. A number of players fought immediately after the game ended while they were lined up to shake the hands of the other team.... more »
  • 3 indicted by grand jury in USM altercation

    October 25, 2013 8:58 AM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss.- Three people involved in an on-campus fight at the University of Southern Mississippi last November involving a handgun and former Southern Miss quarterback Anthony Alford have been indicted on felony charges. Alford and another man have entered a pretrial diversion program. Upon completion of the program, the charges... more »
  • Monks, caskets win!

    October 15, 2013 10:53 PM

    COVINGTON- Monks at the abbey here will be able to make and sell their plain, low-cost caskets since the U.S. Supreme Court won't hear an appeal filed by the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. The state board sued, claiming St. Joseph Abbey was not licensed to... more »
  • iPad video could be key in George Zimmerman case

    September 10, 2013 12:06 PM

    LAKE MARY, Fla. - Police investigating a domestic dispute between George Zimmerman and his estranged wife say video from Shellie Zimmerman's iPad may be crucial evidence in determining whether any charges are filed. Lake Mary Police Department spokesman Zach Hudson said Tuesday that the iPad captured video of the dispute,... more »
  • Crews make gains against fire

    September 2, 2013 11:06 AM

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. - Crews working to corral the massive wildfire searing the edge of Yosemite National Park made major gains on the blaze overnight. The fire was 60 percent contained as of Monday morning, up from 45 percent Sunday night. The blaze also grew about 9 square miles... more »
  • Report details fight between constable, student

    August 22, 2013 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A city constable encountered a student registering at Southern University several times before they got into an altercation which was caught on tape, according to an arrest report. The video showed the constable physically "body-slamming" the student, according to witnesses, and was viewed thousands of times... more »
  • Civil suit filed in altercation with debris workers

    August 15, 2013 5:17 PM

    GRAND ISLE - A Hurricane Isaac debris worker who said she was spit on last year during a profanity-laced tirade by a Grand Isle businessman filed a civil suit against him today. Brandi Worley videotaped the confrontation with Josh Jambon in Sept. 2012. The video showed Jambon slapping workers... more »
  • Police: Man killed after attacking girlfriend, kids

    August 5, 2013 1:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man died after he was stabbed during a fight with his girlfriend and her children in Baton Rouge. Investigators said Aaron Cummings, 32, was stabbed several times by a kitchen knife during the fight with Jauvanda Carter, 34, and her two children Sunday... more »
  • No injunction in parish road tax

    July 31, 2013 4:47 PM

    NEW ROADS - A judge today did not grant a request by the town of New Roads to halt a tax increase from being enacted in Pointe Coupee Parish. The town's mayor, Robert Myer, said they would appeal the decision. At issue is a millage increase which would... more »
  • New Roads property tax battle heats up Play Video

    July 19, 2013 6:17 PM

    NEW ROADS - Workers are paving streets all over New Roads and Connie Hurst's block is one of them. "We needed to go wider, which I see that they're doing," she says, "It would benefit a lot." The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury says a measure it passed... more »
  • Four more arrests in teen's shooting death

    July 18, 2013 4:05 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested four more people in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old this past weekend. Deputies said late Wednesday evening they arrested 19-year-old Andre Dunn of Donaldsonville, 19-year-old Chandon "Tonka" Nelson of St. James, and two juveniles. All face charges of being principal to... more »
  • Donaldsonville shooting victim taken off life support

    July 16, 2013 9:01 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Officials in Ascension Parish say a teenager shot in the head over the weekend has been taken off life support. 19-year-old Brisecon Jasmine was injured Sunday after a fight broke out at the Dville Village apartment complex. Neighbors believe Jasmine was a bystander during the incident... more »
  • Jeremy Hill pleads guilty to simple battery charges Play Video

    July 12, 2013 9:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Suspended LSU running back Jeremy Hill pleaded guilty this morning to charges of simple battery connected to a fight outside a bar this past April. Judge Mike Irwin sentenced Hill to two years unsupervised probation, fined him $375, half of the victim's medical bills, and ordered... more »
  • Sanctions possible after bench-clearing MLB brawl

    June 12, 2013 10:29 AM

    LOS ANGELES - There are likely to be repercussions from the Diamondbacks and Dodgers episode of men behaving badly last night. Suspension and fines could be handed out after a bench-clearing brawl sparked by a series of hit batters. Six were ejected including Arizona's Ian Kennedy, who completed the beanings... more »
  • Video of youth fighting: plea or politics? Play Video

    May 31, 2013 9:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A video montage showing fights involving young people is raising questions about the timing of the release. The videos were released on-line by the organization Local Schools for Local Children on the heels of the passage of the bill that set up a breakway school district... more »
  • Suspect in deadly bar fight surrenders to police

    May 21, 2013 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man wanted for murder after a bar fight in Baton Rouge turned himself in to detectives earlier today. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said Andres Gonzales, 27, faces second-degree murder charges in the death of Raphael Domino Jr., 39, earlier this... more »
  • Ex-NFL WR Johnson arrested on probation violation

    May 20, 2013 10:31 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on charges that he violated probation stemming from an altercation with his now ex-wife, TV reality star Evelyn Lozada. A Broward County judge ordered Johnson jailed Monday until he posts a $1,000 bond. Another hearing was set... more »
  • School put on lockdown after fight, prank call

    May 15, 2013 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating a call which claimed there was a gun at an East Baton Rouge school after a fight earlier this morning. Sheriff's department spokesperson Casey Hicks said investigators found no gun at Southeast Middle School, and believe the call was a prank.... more »
  • Councilman, citizen arrested after fisticuff

    May 7, 2013 10:19 PM

    AMITE- A town councilman faces charges after getting into a fight with a citizen after the town council meeting Tuesday night. Police said Jonathan Foster faces aggravated battery charges. A citizen was also charged in connection with the fight. Police Chief Jerry Trabona said both men were booked... more »
  • Video: School bus fight has driver in trouble Play Video

    May 6, 2013 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A video obtained by News 2 shows two teen girls fighting while the rest of the students watched, and the bus driver did nothing. The parents of one of the girls is outraged and said in an email, "I am furious and concerned that our children... more »
  • Calm, moist air aids fight against Calif. wildfire

    May 4, 2013 10:33 AM

    CAMARILLO, Calif. - Moist, cool and calm weather is greatly helping Southern California firefighters battling a huge wildfire in coastal Ventura County. Fire spokesman Tom Kruschke says containment of the blaze 50 miles west of Los Angeles has increased to 30 percent Saturday morning. High winds and dry heat have... more »
  • Second arrest made in bar fight

    May 3, 2013 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police announced a second arrest has been made in the altercation outside a Tigerland bar which landed an LSU football player behind bars. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said today police arrested Robert Bayardo, 20, and charged him with second degree battery in connection with the fight on... more »
  • Witness recalls Jeremy Hill fight Play Video

    April 29, 2013 6:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A patron at Reggie's Bar Friday night described the bar fight that landed 20-year-old LSU running back Jeremy Hill in jail to News 2 today. "I didn't see who threw the first punch, I just know that, he was on the ground, the guy was on... more »
  • 3 injured in shooting at Grambling State University

    April 16, 2013 7:24 AM

    GRAMBLING - A Grambling State University spokesman says three people have been shot during a fight on campus with one student being taken to the hospital with a leg wound. Will Sutton says two others who were shot went to the hospital some other way. He did not give the... more »
  • Woman arrested after shooting at birthday party

    April 9, 2013 12:28 PM

    BAKER - Police arrested a Baker woman after they said she shot another woman in the leg during a heated argument at a birthday party. Chief Mike Knaps said officers arrested Brittany Washington after she shot Tricia Hayes Monday night, shattering a bone in Hayes' leg. Investigators said... more »
  • Deputies: Man-attacked woman with screwdriver, hid under blanket

    April 5, 2013 10:19 PM

    HAMMOND- A man faces charges after deputies said he attacked a woman with a screwdriver. Investigators said Deundray Kendell Evans, 26, was fighting with the victim when he stabbed her. She ran away. Deputies said when they went to look for Evans; he was hiding under a blanket.... more »
  • Two arrested after large fight, shooting

    April 1, 2013 3:45 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people they said were involved in a large fight and shooting recently in Donaldsonville. Investigators accused Charles Ealem, 43, of attempted second-degree murder after they said he shot someone during the fight on March 28. Deputies said the victim remains in the hospital.... more »
  • Buyout moves forward for people near sewer plant

    March 21, 2013 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A judge approved modifications to the sewer system's consent decree, paving the way for buyouts of houses near a sewer plant. People in University Place Subdivision are closer to getting out of the area they've complained about for years. The city will appraise houses, and hopes... more »
  • Appeals court rules for La. monks in casket fight

    March 20, 2013 12:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court says Benedictine monks may keep selling caskets from their monastery in Louisiana. The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling in favor of St. Joseph Abbey and against the state board of funeral directors' rule that only... more »
  • Wrestling fighting for Olympics inclusion

    March 7, 2013 10:43 AM

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The acting head of wrestling's world body has met with IOC President Jacques Rogge and told him the sport will work hard to retain Olympic status. The International Olympic Committee called it "a productive meeting." The IOC executive board cut wrestling from the 2020 Olympic program last... more »
  • Army vet receives Medal of Honor for Afghan fight

    February 11, 2013 2:04 PM

    WASHINGTON - An Army veteran received the Medal of Honor Monday for his courageous leadership during a daylong firefight in Afghanistan. President Obama presented former Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha with the honor at a White House ceremony. The president described the dramatic 2009 battle near the Pakistan border... more »
  • BRPD Officer punched in face after parade downtown Play Video

    February 9, 2013 3:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge Police Officer was injured and transported to the hospital after an incident at Florida and Lafayette Streets downtown. According to BRPD, a 18-year-old Christopher Hensley of Zachary was arrested around 2:45 p.m. Saturday following the Spanish Town Parade after he punched a uniformed Baton... more »
  • Investigators reach man who posted dog fight video

    February 8, 2013 9:54 PM

    LAFAYETTE- State Police have made contact with a man who posted a vicious dog fighting video on his Facebook page earlier this week. The video shows two dogs tearing at each other's neck, and a group of people watching, cheering the dogs on. Animal rights activists were enraged... more »
  • Police investigating dog fight posted on Facebook Play Video

    February 5, 2013 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators are searching for a man who posted a video to Facebook Monday showing two dogs fighting while a group watched and cheered for one of the dogs. The video is extremely graphic. Spectators can be heard saying one dog is "old enough" and "ready."... more »
  • Some malls have policies on teens Play Video

    January 7, 2013 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A review of procedures from the largest malls in South Louisiana found some have rules in place regarding unattended teens. In Baton Rouge, Perkins Rowe has a curfew for teenagers shopping alone. They must leave at 8 p.m. In the New Orleans area, Clearview Mall requires... more »
  • Deputies conduct review after mall brawl Play Video

    January 7, 2013 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies are working on an after-incident report to go over possible security changes which may need to be made at the Mall of Louisiana. It follows a large fight which broke out on Saturday night. According to investigators, at least 200 juveniles... more »
  • Parents search for kids when mall evacuates Play Video

    January 5, 2013 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- It's a nightmare no parent wants to live: a call about violence at a popular hang-out, then no more communication. Saturday, that fear came true for many parents; word quickly spread the Mall of Louisiana was being evacuated after a near riot. Frantic parents looking for... more »
  • Deputies to charge those responsible for mall riot Play Video

    January 5, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies plan to charge the juveniles responsible for a near-riot that shutdown the Mall of Louisiana Saturday night. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Facebook: "Deputies will be charging the juveniles that they have evidence started the fights." Deputies are also still... more »
  • Mall of Louisiana closed, evacuated after brawl

    January 5, 2013 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies closed and evacuated the Mall of Louisiana tonight after a large fight broke out this evening. It happened around 6:00pm near the food court. Deputies say at least 200 juveniles dispersed inside and outside the mall. The chaos sent people... more »
  • BRPD: Man arrested after hitting woman, child

    January 1, 2013 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man this weekend after they said he hit and woman and a teen during an argument. Police accused Robert Brown, 34, of domestic abuse battery, simple battery and cruelty to juveniles after the incident Sunday. According to investigators, Brown and... more »
  • NHL labor talks break off after 1 hour

    December 6, 2012 5:41 PM

    NEW YORK - Talks in the NHL labor fight broke down after just one hour Thursday night, and it isn't known when the league and the players' association would get back together. After several hours of waiting for discussions to resume for a third straight day, the conversations didn't go... more »
  • Lindsay Lohan arrested on assault charge in NYC

    November 29, 2012 8:36 AM

    NEW YORK - Lindsay Lohan has left a New York City police precinct after being charged for allegedly striking a woman at a nightclub. The actress left the station house shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday. She wore a black jacket over her head that went down to her knees.... more »
  • Halle Berry's ex arrested after Thanksgiving fight at her house

    November 22, 2012 9:43 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry has been arrested for investigation of battery after authorities say he and the Oscar-winning actress' current boyfriend got into a fight on Thanksgiving. Los Angeles Police Officer Julie Boyer says Aubry came over to Berry's house Thursday and there were reports... more »
  • Judge revokes Jefferson's bond from bar fight

    October 30, 2012 10:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge judge today revoked former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson's bond from a 2011 bar fight, and said he needed to report to the parish prison by 2 p.m. District Judge Chip Moore said Jefferson's recent drug arrest violated the conditions of his bond on... more »
  • BRPD: Dog, cat fight led to shooting

    October 18, 2012 3:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a teen in connection with a shooting in Baton Rouge they said was over a fight between two pets. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said officers arrested a 15-year-old in suspicion of shooting another man at 680 Sharp Lane Tuesday evening. Stubbs said anonymous tips... more »
  • Student arrested for bringing gun to school, assault Play Video

    September 27, 2012 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies charged two Glen Oaks High School students after a fight in which one of them drew a gun. Deputies arrested Neil Harris, 17, after they said he pulled a gun during a fight at the school around 7:10 a.m. with De'rrell... more »
  • Sheriff: Teen's shooting death an accident

    August 17, 2012 11:56 AM

    HAMMOND- Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards says the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen at a nightclub last weekend by one of his deputies was accidental. Edwards said the shot happened while Deputy William Phebus was trying to restrain another person. He says Phebus had his weapon drawn because 18-year-old... more »
  • Manslaughter arrest made in weekend death

    July 25, 2012 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Mandeville man today after they said he knocked a man unconscious during a fight in Baton Rouge, and the victim later died. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Baton Rouge Police arrested Jeryet Bourg, 26, in suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the death of... more »
  • Wildfire victims crowd shelters as fight continues

    June 27, 2012 5:57 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Winds are pushing a raging Colorado Springs wildfire back toward where homes burned a night earlier, as crews fight to save the U.S. Air Force Academy and houses that had escaped damage. Incident commander Rich Harvey said Wednesday that winds have been shifting since the fire... more »
  • Sheriff: Brothers charged after fight with machete

    June 26, 2012 3:51 PM

    HOUMA - Sheriff's deputies charged two brothers in Terrebonne Parish with battery after a drunken brawl where they said one slashed the other with a machete. Deputies arrested John Roy Dupre Sr., 54, as well as Robert Lynn Dupre, 53, after the fight this weekend. Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois... more »
  • Livingston Parish inmate dies after altercation with deputies Play Video

    June 18, 2012 6:15 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A Livingston Parish jail inmate is dead after an altercation with deputies, according to the sheriff's office. Sheriff-elect Jason Ard said Darrin Norton, 35, was booked into the jail Saturday on charges of criminal trespassing, damaging property and resisting arrest. Ard said Norton began acting strangely,... more »
  • Chris Brown, Drake brawl in NYC nightclub

    June 14, 2012 10:56 AM

    NEW YORK- New York City police are investigating an early morning Manhattan bar brawl involving hip hop stars Drake and Chris Brown. Police say five people were injured in the fight at club W.I.P. early Thursday morning, where people from both entourages were tossing bottles. Police say the injuries were... more »
  • Sex offenders fight for right to use Facebook

    May 30, 2012 3:46 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Registered sex offenders who have been banned from social networking websites are fighting back in state courts. Sex offenders have successfully challenged many of the restrictions, arguing that the laws infringe on free speech and their right to participate in common online discussions. The legal battles in Indiana,... more »
  • Man shoots, kills stepdaughter then turns gun on self over computer password

    May 28, 2012 11:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man shot and killed his stepdaughter before shooting himself. According to police, David Robinson, 57, was arguing with his wife about the two getting a divorce. He tried to use the family computer and couldn't get access to it because his stepdaughter changed the password. ... more »
  • Millage to fight mosquitoes on Livingston Parish ballot

    May 15, 2012 10:30 AM

    LIVINGSTON - Residents in Livingston Parish could be paying a tax to get rid of mosquitoes. A millage increase is set for the November ballot, but does everyone approve? Find out how much it could cost you, and what will change if its approved. News 2's Sarah Rosario... more »
  • HUD awards NO $775K to fight discrimination

    May 11, 2012 7:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal housing regulators have awarded a New Orleans advocacy group $775,000 to help city residents who believe they've been victims of housing discrimination. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the grant Thursday to the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center. The grant, given... more »
  • Senate turns to partisan fight over student loans

    May 7, 2012 6:26 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Senate plans to vote Tuesday on whether to start debate on a Democratic plan to keep some college loan interest rates from doubling on July 1. The $6 billion needed would come from Social Security and Medicare payroll taxes from high-earning owners of some privately held corporations.... more »
  • Special report on Women's Self Defense Airs Tonight at 10 Play Video

    May 3, 2012 1:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - When seconds count, do you know how to defend yourself? The wrong move can put you at a greater risk for harm by an attacker. The right move could save your life. Taking advantage self-defense classes available for women could save the life of you... more »
  • Family says they were attacked by mother accused of killing 2-month-old

    April 10, 2012 9:50 PM

    ZACHARY- Events leading up to the discovery of a dead 2-month-old boy are still developing. Sabrina Maiden was arrested Tuesday afternoon accused of murdering her child, Prince Javeion Brown. He was found dead in a puddle of water, in a ditch, Tuesday morning. Authorities say she left him there... more »
  • Woman stabbed in fight at BR apartment

    April 3, 2012 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman stabbed this afternoon is in moderate condition at a Baton Rouge hospital, and police are looking for her attacker. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said the woman was stabbed during a fight with another woman at the Wood Acres Apartments... more »
  • Destrehan man dies while wrestling with cousin

    April 2, 2012 3:42 PM

    DESTREHAN - A 24-year-old man died over the weekend while pretending to fight with a 14-year-old relative. WDSU TV reports Stephan Arcenaux III died after his younger cousin placed him in a professional wrestling "choke hold." The station's website reports witness told responding sheriff's deputies the two were... more »

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