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  • NOPD says married Sen. Troy Brown punched girlfriend at Bayou Classic party check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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? check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »

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