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  • Two accused of beating woman

    April 1, 2014 12:27 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people after investigators said they beat up a woman in Ascension Parish. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Ashleigh Parker was fighting and arguing with another woman when she called over her boyfriend, 29-year-old Manly Gilley, and the two beat and kicked... more »
  • La.-born MMA fighter dies at Ariz. gym

    July 27, 2013 11:05 PM

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A Louisiana-born welterweight mixed martial arts fighter has died while training at an Arizona gym for an upcoming match. KPHO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/13cOpjT) that 33-year-old Sam Young died this week after he collapsed at Keep Punching gym in Scottsdale. Authorities say the father of two was later pronounced... more »
  • Women in combat: Baton Rouge veterans respond Play Video

    January 24, 2013 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the ban on combat for women and said, "if they can meet the qualifications for the job, then they should have the right to serve." With those words, roles are changed. A change that will open over 200,000 jobs including infantry,... more »
  • BREC making changes to curb park violence Play Video

    December 20, 2012 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There were shots of a different kind after a Baton Rouge basketball game Wednesday night. BREC Communications Officer Cheryl Michelet says a park ranger was at Kernan Park when a fight broke out. The unarmed ranger attempted to break up the fight. Residents in the... more »
  • National Night Out Against Crime in BR

    October 2, 2012 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department is partnering with area law enforcement agencies in the Greater Baton Rouge area for the National Night Out Against Crime. It's on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. in front of the Bernie Moore Track Stadium on Nicholson Drive. There... more »
  • Second arrest made in dog fighting case Play Video

    July 3, 2012 5:20 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies made a second arrest today in an Ascension Parish dog fighting case. Deputies arrested Joseph Duncan Jr., 28, of Donaldsonville in suspicion of aggravated cruelty to animals and dog fighting. They earlier arrested his girlfriend Brittany Ward, 24, on the same charges. On July... more »
  • N.D. school officially drops Fighting Sioux nickname

    June 14, 2012 3:01 PM

    FARGO, N.D.- North Dakota's flagship university has dropped its contentious Fighting Sioux nickname. School officials are hoping this time it'll finally stick. The move became official when the state Board of Higher Education voted to get rid of the University of North Dakota's moniker and Indian head logo. They had... more »
  • One hurt fighting overnight fire in Central

    June 6, 2012 12:07 PM

    CENTRAL - One person was hurt during efforts to put out a house fire last night in Central. Firefighters called to the scene at 2:30 a.m. said the entire house was in flames when they arrived. One firefighter had to be treated for heat exhaustion at the scene.... more »
  • Jindal says Morganza water moving slower than expected

    May 16, 2011 10:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal said today that water from the Morganza Spillway is moving more slowly than expected through the Atchafalaya Basin. Jindal said during his daily flooding update that drought conditions in the state are causing some of the water be soaked up by the ground.... more »
  • "Historic" flood-fighting efforts underway in La.

    May 14, 2011 10:19 PM

    MORGANZA - An historic flood has brought on historic flood-fighting measures in Louisiana. With the opening of the Morganza Spillway today all three flood gates in Louisiana are now open at the same time, the first time that's happened in the state's history. It's also only the second time... more »
  • Deputies arrest six men for dog fighting

    March 28, 2011 4:42 PM

    COVINGTON - Five St. Tammany Parish men and a Mississippi man have been arrested for dog fighting. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain said Monday that deputies responding to a call March 20 found six men standing in front of a Slidell house, one of whom had blood on... more »
  • Crews battle large apartment fire in Baton Rouge

    February 7, 2011 8:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters fought a large, two-building apartment fire in central Baton Rouge tonight. Firefighters were called out to the complex at 855 N. Carrollton Avenue, and when they arrived found fire already showing out of one apartment. Crews got the fire under control just before 8:30,... more »
  • YouTube videos lead to arrest of seven people

    November 3, 2010 6:56 PM

    THIBODAUX - Seven people from Thibodaux were arrested after authorities said videos posted on YouTube showed the people fighting. The seven arrested are listed below: 18-year-old Jovan Kenny 17-year-old Chantell Kenny 19-year-old Damien Daggs 17-year-old Umeko Ballard 17-year-old Aarinasia Robertson 18-year-old Akieba Coler... more »
  • Parents required to attend workshops to help truant kids

    October 4, 2010 5:16 PM

    Letters have been sent home to parents of nearly 2,000 East Baton Rouge students for having five or more days of unexcused absences at school. Parents are now required to attend early warning workshops to help change the behavior of their truant kids. "I probably just be sleeping and don't... more »
  • Fire Station Closure Causes Concern

    September 9, 2009 5:41 PM

    Budget cuts mean there's no longer a full time fire department at the state mental health hospital in Jackson. The department also helped protect Dixon Correctional Institute and the Louisiana War Veteran's Home. Both are state run facilities near Jackson. Jackson Volunteer Fire Department Chief T.W. Prewitt says his... more »

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