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  • Foster children adoptions rise for 4th year

    November 22, 2013 7:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials say the number of families adopting Louisiana foster children through the state has increased for a fourth consecutive year. The state Department of Children and Family Services said Thursday that more than 500 families adopted 733 foster children between Oct. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30,... more »
  • SOS Rescue: Halloween Edition Play Video

    October 28, 2013 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The president of SOS Rescue Andrea LaFaver showed off some pets looking for a new home. Kong and Dolly both are in foster care and in need of a permanent home. LaFaver also brought along her son who has been volunteering with them for nine... more »
  • Man left for dead on North Foster Play Video

    October 24, 2013 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for the gunmen who shot a man and left him for dead in the middle of the road on North Foster around 10 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the 54-year old man was walking down the sidewalk when he was gunned down by men... more »
  • Man shot in bicycle ride-by

    October 24, 2013 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 54-year-old man was killed last night in a shooting on the 4300 block of North Foster Drive. Police say the victim was walking outside when a few people rode by on bicycles and shot him multiple times. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department,... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect arrested

    July 16, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a pair of armed robberies in Baton Rouge. Police say Edwin Harvey walked into Mom's Seafood on July 7 and Quality Deli on July 9 with a handgun and demanded money. Both businesses are located on North... more »
  • Four governors convene, Edwards talks baby Play Video

    April 17, 2013 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- All four living former Louisiana Governors held a panel discussion on the state's politics at LSU's Business Education Complex. Governors Edwin Edwards, Buddy Roemer, Mike Foster and Kathleen Blanco, discussed political topics like taxes, Medicaid, and education. "Often the best and the brightest have to go... more »
  • Hakkens' La. foster parents talk exclusively to News 2 Play Video

    April 10, 2013 10:44 PM

    HAMMOND - The Louisiana foster parents of the two children allegedly kidnapped from Florida and taken to Cuba spoke exclusively to News 2 about the ordeal. Liz and Tom took little Chase and Cole Hakken into their home last summer, after the boy's parents were arrested at a hotel.... more »
  • Former La. governors talk about time in office

    December 12, 2012 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's four living former governors traded stories about their combined 30 years in the state's top leadership post, defended their performances and offered suggestions at a rare public gathering together. Former Govs. Edwin Edwards, Buddy Roemer, Mike Foster and Kathleen Blanco spoke Wednesday to a packed house... more »
  • Police investigate robbery at fast food restaurant

    March 23, 2012 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant in Baton Rouge Friday morning. Authorities say two men armed with a gun robbed Raising Cane's on the corner of Government Street and Foster. No one was hurt during the robbery. Police say the... more »
  • Valentine's Day dessert: Chef KD makes flaming bananas foster Play Video

    February 14, 2012 4:57 PM

    Chef KD made a dessert sure to impress your significant other this Valentine's Day: Flaming Bananas Foster. This recipe in an iconic New Orleans dish created at Brennan's Restaurant in 1951. The dessert was named for Richard Foster, who served on the New Orleans Crime Commission and was a... more »
  • Arson suspected in vacant house fire

    December 22, 2011 7:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire officials believe an arsonist is to blame for a fire that started inside a vacant home in Baton Rouge. It happened Wednesday night just after 9 p.m. at a home on North Foster Drive. Investigators say the fire started in a bedroom and spread... more »
  • Police make arrest in early morning shooting

    August 12, 2011 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have accused a man of attempted first-degree murder after a shooting early this morning in Baton Rouge. Sgt. Don Stone said detectives arrested Dasmond Franklin, 19, around 1:20 a.m. after a man was shot near a carwash at 4200 North Foster Drive. Investigators said... more »
  • Officials: Arson suspected in BR apartment fire

    November 29, 2010 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A fire at a garage apartment in north Baton Rouge is believed to have been intentionally set, according to investigators. The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to 5636 North Foster Drive just after noon today, and said smoke was billowing out of the apartment when they arrived.... more »

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