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  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Classroom brawl caught on camera; Where were the teachers? Play Video

    February 23, 2017 5:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Shocking video surfaced Thursday of a violent fight in a classroom at McKinley Senior High School. The video was recorded by students and showed a group of kids in a brawl. There appears to be no adult supervision inside the classroom. The fight begins with one student... more »
  • Man arrested for New Years Day murder in Baton Rouge

    February 21, 2017 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD has arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred on Jan. 1. Police say 29-year-old Thailand Brooks was arrested for fatally shooting of 29-year-old Asha Davis in her home on New Years Day. Investigators believe the shooting was a result of a... more »
  • Inmate dies after fight with cellmate at Mississippi prison

    February 19, 2017 1:49 PM

    WOODVILLE, Miss. - Authorities say a prison inmate has been killed after a fight with his cellmate. The Clarion-Ledger reports that 33-year-old Eric Heinz was pronounced dead shortly before noon Saturday after the fight at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. He had been found unresponsive on the floor of his... more »
  • US withdraws stay request in transgender bathroom case

    February 11, 2017 7:29 PM

    DALLAS, Tx. - President Donald Trump's administration is stepping back from a request made by the Obama administration in an ongoing lawsuit over bathroom rights for transgender students in public schools. The Department of Justice on Friday withdrew a motion asking that a temporary injunction blocking Obama administration guidance on... more »
  • Fisticuffs, not three-pointers thrown during pick-up basketball game Play Video

    February 10, 2017 3:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A pick-up basketball game at a fitness club turned into a brawl, a stay in jail for one guy and a court summons for another. Dararius Evans, 25, was charged with disturbing the peace and resisting an officer after the altercation at LA Fitness on Siegen... more »
  • 'Cash me ousside' girl got caught in an airplane, fight ensues

    February 8, 2017 12:01 PM

    LOS ANGELES – Danielle Bregoli, who became “internet famous” after appearing on an episode of Dr. Phil , was kicked off an airplane in California for fighting with another passenger. TMZ, the L.A.-based entertainment report, posted Wednesday, Bregoli and her mom were boarding a flight out of Los Angeles... more »
  • One hurt in fight with knife on S. Harrells Ferry Road

    February 4, 2017 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say one person was hurt after a fight involving a knife in Baton Rouge Saturday. The incident happened around 9 p.m. at a home on S. Harrells Ferry Road . EBRSO confirmed that one person was injured, but details about the incident are still limited... more »
  • Technology part of New Orleans anti-crime, anti-terror plan

    January 23, 2017 9:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities have unveiled an extensive, $40 million program to fight crime and terrorism in New Orleans. It includes plans for round-the-clock monitoring of cameras in 20 high crime hot spots, take-home cars for police officers, high-tech imaging equipment to spot people carrying weapons and the eventual closure... more »
  • Man chokes, binds and beats girlfriend over meth

    January 17, 2017 5:13 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a man Sunday for attacking his girlfriend over methamphetamine. Police were called to 108 Iris St. after the victim ran to a house on Sanders Street and told the homeowner her boyfriend was trying to kill her. Police arrived and took Michael Globe, 43, into... more »
  • Man killed ex, found shot dead on levee Sunday Play Video

    December 17, 2016 8:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A woman was murdered by her ex-boyrfriend who then shot and killed himself miles away Saturday. Tangela Detiege, 33, was shot and killed on Catalina Drive in Baton Rouge. The shooting happened at her home around 7 p.m. The gunman, Matthew Thornton, was found... more »
  • Dad arrested for threatening to fight daughter's middle school teacher

    December 15, 2016 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge dad has been arrested for threatening his daughter's middle school teacher Thursday. Marvin Edwards, 39, was arrested for assault of a school teacher and disturbing the peace. On Thursday, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to Scotlandville Middle School... more »
  • Men wanted following fight, shooting in Donaldsonville

    November 23, 2016 5:18 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE – Police are searching for two men following a fight that led to a shooting Monday in Donaldsonville. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's office is searching for Michael Lewis of Belle Rose and Joshua Hebert of Donaldsonville. The fight between the two took place on Monday, Nov. 21... more »
  • Dillard University officer fires gun on campus following fight

    November 17, 2016 4:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a report of an officer firing at a vehicle following a fight on Dillard University's campus. The incident happened on Thursday around 11 a.m. on Dillard's campus where a campus officer responded to an alleged fight. The officer saw... more »
  • Pacquiao wins lopsided decision with Mayweather watching

    November 6, 2016 11:15 AM

    LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped by to see an old foe, and Manny Pacquiao tried his best to give him a show. With Mayweather watching intently from a ringside seat, Pacquiao dropped Jessie Vargas in the second round and bloodied his face Saturday night on his way to... more »
  • Police: 7 injured in stabbings in Boston Theater District

    September 25, 2016 1:55 PM

    BOSTON - Authorities say seven people have been injured in an apparent fight in Boston's Theater District, and police are looking for a suspect. The Boston Globe reports that police Superintendent Bernard O'Rourke said officers responded to a report of a fight about 2:15 a.m. Sunday in the district, where... more »
  • Three teens arrested for attacking student on bus

    September 16, 2016 5:28 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested one teenage girl and two juvenile girls for attacking another girl while on a school bus. On Friday around 7 a.m., a fight between Donaldsonville High School students on a school bus occurred. A video of the fight later surfaced on social... more »
  • Man wanted after fight that left victim with fractures in his face

    June 1, 2016 12:14 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish deputies arrested one man and are looking for a second following a fight that left one man with broken bones in his face. Deputies released a photo of Oliver Solomon, 20, Tuesday evening. He's wanted for 2nd degree battery and disturbing the peace. A... more »
  • WATCH: End of school year mayhem overshadows Hammond High's graduation Play Video

    May 19, 2016 7:31 PM

    HAMMOND - Videos surfaced on twitter Thursday afternoon showing several female students fighting in the hallways of Hammond High Magnet School. School Board President Brett Duncan told News 2 he had seen the videos and was frustrated it would take away from the accomplishments of students graduation Thursday night. ... more »
  • Woman arrested for cutting two women with box cutter

    May 19, 2016 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a woman for cutting two women with a box cutter during a fight. The incident happened on Sept. 11, 2015 in the 4700 block of Bennington Avenue around 2 a.m. when two women were leaving Club Allure when several men and women... more »
  • Women behind graduation ceremony brawl released from jail

    May 18, 2016 8:46 AM

    GONZALES - The four women arrested in connection with a brawl that started during a recent graduation ceremony at East Ascension High School have been released from jail without posting bond, according to online records. 17-year-olds Destiney Thompson and Delencia Williiams, 18-year-old Rodneisha Patterson and 20-year-old Travonshay Mills were... more »
  • Judge refuses to set bond for women, girls charged in graduation fight

    May 16, 2016 3:01 PM

    GONZALES - A judge refused to set bail Monday for two women and two girls who were arrested following a fight that broke out during last week’s graduation ceremony at East Ascension High School. Judge Alvin Turner Jr. of the 23rd Judicial District Court called the females’ involvement in... more »
  • Police arrest "infamous" purse-swinger in viral video

    May 13, 2016 2:30 PM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales have arrested a fourth woman in connection with a brawl at a high school graduation ceremony earlier this week. Travonshay Mills, 22, was arrested Friday evening for the brawl that erupted at East Ascension High School’s graduation ceremony Wednesday night . Gonzales Police say... more »
  • 4 juveniles caught brawling in BREC Park

    May 5, 2016 12:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Witnesses told News 2 four juveniles were taken into custody Wednesday evening after police caught them brawling at BREC Park. They claim the four were fighting in the park on Evangeline Street but took off running when they heard police sirens. Cops caught up with... more »
  • Student hospitalized after fight at school Friday

    April 29, 2016 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A fight at a school required emergency personnel and police Friday afternoon. First responders were called to McKinley High School around 2:30 for a brawl involving students. The fight involved multiple people who were hurt, those who reported the incident advised authorities. Police cars and fire... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Teen talks about encounter with officer, viral video Play Video

    April 18, 2016 12:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A weekend outdoor event celebrating Earth Day became a tangled mess of violence that is now the focus of numerous police investigations. The Internal Affairs department within Baton Rouge Police is investigating how officers handled the arrest of a 16-year-old in a grassy area between city... more »
  • Katt Williams arrested after fight with Georgia teen

    March 30, 2016 5:31 PM

    GAINESVILLE - Police say actor Katt Williams has turned himself in at a Georgia jail to face charges following a fight with a teenager. Gainesville police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook says Williams was arrested Wednesday. Police in Gainesville, just northeast of Atlanta, said the 44-year-old Williams and 17-year-old Luke Wash are... more »
  • International flight grounded after shirtless man tries to urinate on fellow passenger

    February 10, 2016 5:31 PM

    LYON, France - A “massive brawl” was sparked on an Air Mediterranee flight Monday afternoon when a shirtless man attempted to urinate on a fellow passenger. Authorities reported FlightML2673 was bound for Paris from the Algerian capital of Algiers when flight attendants were forced to take the man to... more »
  • Suspect arrested in Tigerland bar stabbing

    January 7, 2016 1:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Members of a U. S. Marshals Task Force arrested the man Thursday suspected of stabbing an LSU Tigers football player during a Tigerland bar fight. Police said 20-year-old Jamal Joseph Vaughn of Gonzales faces aggravated second-degree battery charges for the Jan. 5 stabbing at Reggie's bar. ... more »
  • Brothers' fight leads to contractor's arrest

    January 5, 2016 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies said a fight between two brothers helped them find and arrest a Baton Rouge contractor wanted for stealing money from a client more than year ago. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said 52-year-old Craig Brown was hired to repair a roof in May 2014... more »
  • Amite loses appeal, will not be in playoffs

    December 4, 2015 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge dismissed a lawsuit by the Tangipahoa Parish School District seeking to get Amite High's football team back in the state playoffs after they were suspended due to a brawl during Friday night's game. Judge William Morvant in the 19th Judicial District Court said they... more »
  • NOPD says married Sen. Troy Brown punched girlfriend at Bayou Classic party Play Video

    November 30, 2015 10:41 AM

    NEW ORLEANS -State senator Troy Brown was a no show for his first court appearance after he was arrested over the weekend for allegedly punching a woman in the face. Instead, his attorney Senator Ed Murray entered a not guilty plea on his behalf, and waived his appearance. ... more »
  • 1 dead, 1 in critical condition after fight in Shreveport

    November 29, 2015 7:17 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police say one man is dead and another in critical condition after one of them pulled a gun during a 3 a.m. fight over a woman in her apartment. Cpl. Breck Scott says each was shot in the upper body while they struggled to control the gun... more »
  • State gets involved in fight over historic slave cemetery Play Video

    November 23, 2015 6:31 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Tonight, the State is getting involved in a fight over a historic slave cemetery. The Attorney General's Office believes a church in town may have broken the law. It all centers around the Revilletown Cemetery. It was purchased in 1881 by a slave named Robert Taylor. Taylor's... more »
  • Principal tells stick story after being fired for breaking up fight Play Video

    September 17, 2015 11:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former professional athlete turned educator believes he was hung out to dry after he was recorded on a cell phone camera using what he described as a walking stick to break up a fight. Calvin Nicholas was the principal at Scotlandville High School until, he... more »
  • Flying brisket whacks woman amid beef at barbecue festival

    September 15, 2015 12:29 PM

    DANVILLE, Ky. - Police say a woman was hit with a hot flying brisket when a contestant's temper flared during a beef over a shared cooker at a central Kentucky barbecue festival. Danville police say they were called to the Kentucky State BBQ Festival after a dispute was reported between... more »
  • 4 women arrested after video of fight at LaPlace McDonald's emerges

    September 3, 2015 4:40 PM

    LAPLACE - Four women were arrested after a cellphone video emerged showing a teenage McDonald's worker being pulled through a drive-thru window and punched several times. 17-year-old Kailin Holland, of Harvey, was booked on charges of second-degree battery in connection with the brawl which happened on the evening of... more »
  • Two men arrested after fight involving a gun in Tigerland Play Video

    September 1, 2015 9:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 21-year-old Christoper Hicks was arrested after he pulled a loaded 9mm handgun during a fight outside of Reggie's Bar in Tigerland Monday night. Hicks and at least two other people were involved in a fight when police say Hicks pointed the... more »
  • Man arrested in deadly shooting at BREC park

    July 14, 2015 1:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a man of shooting and killing someone he got into a fight with Monday night in in Baton Rouge. BRPD charged 22-year-old Trestan Coats with manslaughter and illegal use of a weapon after the shooting around 7:50 p.m. Monday. Investigators said Coats and... more »
  • 2 officers hurt at Mississippi jail under scrutiny

    June 16, 2015 8:54 AM

    RAYMOND, MS.- Hinds County authorities say two guards injured during a jail incident may have deliberately violated policy and procedures before a fight took place. The incident occurred June 11 at the Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond. Hinds County Deputy Sheriff Chris Piccou says investigators are still looking at... more »
  • Southern's 'Human Jukebox' welcomed Mayweather to Vegas

    April 28, 2015 9:56 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Southern University's "Human Jukebox" performed at the arrival ceremony of boxer Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand Arena Tuesday afternoon. Mayweather fights Manny Pacquiao in a much-anticipated and highly promoted fight Saturday. "Having the 'Human Jukebox' start the week off for what many are calling... more »
  • Livingston parish Relay For Life Play Video

    April 14, 2015 8:47 AM

    LIVINGSTON- It's a relay that ignites the community against cancer, and it's coming to Livingston parish. Hundreds of people will gather in Denham Springs to honor cancer survivors, their caregivers, and to pay tribute to those for whom the cure did not come soon enough. The American Cancer... more »
  • SUPD investigating after shots fired on campus Play Video

    April 1, 2015 6:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Police Department is investigating a video that caused a frenzy on social media. The video shows several groups of people engaging in what looks like separate brawls and one man holding up what appears to be a gun and firing several shots into... more »
  • Arizona Walmart fight injures officer

    March 22, 2015 4:57 PM

    COTTONWOOD, Ariz. - The investigation is continuing into an overnight family brawl in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Arizona. One person was killed and two others wounded, including a local police officer who was shot in the leg. The Cottonwood officer was shot just before midnight trying to... more »
  • Mayweather, Pacquiao begin countdown to their big fight

    March 11, 2015 5:01 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have made their first joint appearance to promote their highly anticipated bout. Mayweather and Pacquiao were polite and deferential as they took the stage together at the Nokia Theatre in downtown on Los Angeles on Wednesday, facing off for the first... more »
  • Mayweather and Pacquiao to meet only once before fight week

    March 2, 2015 5:32 PM

    The fight is so big, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. won't be spending much time promoting it. The two boxers will get together March 11 in Los Angeles for the only press conference before the week of the fight, organizers said Monday. They won't meet again until the final... more »
  • It's on: Mayweather says he and Pacquiao to fight May 2

    February 20, 2015 5:32 PM

    LAS VEGAS - The Fight is finally on. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing's richest fight ever. Mayweather himself announced the bout Friday after months of negotiations, posting a picture of the signed contract online. The long anticipated... more »
  • Teens arrested after fight at Tara High

    February 10, 2015 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies charged two teens with felonies after investigators said the pair jumped a 15-year-old boy at Tara High School this week. Deputies arrested 18-year-old Johnny Moore and 17-year-old Darius Watts after the fight Monday. Investigators said on Monday a deputy working extra duty for... more »
  • Jamie Lynn Spears uses knife to stop fight in Hammond

    January 13, 2015 1:09 PM

    HAMMOND - Celebrity gossip site TMZ.com posted video to its website Tuesday, showing Britney Spears' sister, Jamie Lynn, apparently breaking up a brawl inside a Tangipahoa Parish eatery with a knife last month. Jamie Lynn, 23, was at the Pita Pit on North Cate Street, an area of downtown... more »
  • Obama: US must remain vigilant in Ebola fight

    December 12, 2014 2:20 PM

    WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama says the U.S. must remain vigilant in the Ebola fight even though there have been no recent domestic transmissions. Obama says as long as the disease is spreading in West Africa, it's likely to come back to the United States. He said, "This is not a... more »
  • Police: Man used McChicken sandwich as weapon

    December 3, 2014 12:23 PM

    DES MOINES, IA - An Iowa man was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly used a McDonald's McChicken sandwich as a weapon against his pregnant wife, according to law enforcement. Police said Marivin Tramaine Hill II, 21, told them that he threw the poultry-based sandwich at his wife "because he... more »
  • Police: participants in viral fight video gone upon arrival

    September 15, 2014 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police at LSU said Monday, they responded to calls of a large fight on the Parade Grounds as people were tailgating ahead of the ULM game Saturday. The fight was recorded by a man who appeared to be taking a "selfie" video with the fight in the... more »
  • Principal defends administration after brawl Play Video

    September 9, 2014 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The principal of Scotlandville High School is defending the actions of his administration following a large fight which led to the expulsion of 12 students and the suspensions of two others. The defense comes after a parent told WBRZ she alerted the administration that something bad was... more »
  • 12 kids expelled after fight Play Video

    September 8, 2014 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At least 14 kids were put out of Scotlandville Magnet High School last week after a violent video surfaced showcasing a major fight. The fight led to six arrests. Three adults were cited for disturbing the peace and so were three juveniles. Valencia Pope, 46, was... more »
  • 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 »

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