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  • Former Tiger looks to motivate, inspire, empower students Play Video

    February 28, 2014 7:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A star with LSU and a two-time Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants, Corey Webster kicked-off his foundation's new tour this week. Webster and Kali Johnson stopped by 2une In Friday to talk about "Motivate, Inspire, Empower". It's part of Webster's "Suited for Success"... more »
  • Treasurer accused of showboating for going after non-profit

    November 20, 2013 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- In a fiery letter to State Treasurer John Kennedy, an attorney for a non profit that has received state money, accuses him of showboating and using his political power for personal gain. Mary Olive Pierson, writing on behalf of the Colomb Foundation and its director Sterling Colomb,... more »
  • Auditor: Southern Foundation accounting needs work

    September 24, 2013 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An audit finds the Southern University System Foundation did not properly record financial transactions related to the Bayou Classic, failed to adequately identify the purpose for some donations and kept too much money in a bank account. The audit report found fault with the foundation waiting to... more »
  • State senator refuses to answer questions about nonprofits Play Video

    September 19, 2013 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb wouldn't answer questions about two nonprofits she's tied to after attending a state bond commission meeting today. Following the meeting, Dorsey-Colomb darted out of a side room flanked by state capitol staff and entered into a private elevator without responding to News... more »
  • Some nonprofits don't comply with records request

    September 4, 2013 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As many as 27 nonprofit organizations have failed to report financial documents to the treasurer, weeks after the documents were requested. Auditors have requested the information so they can see how non-governmental organizations are spending tax-payer money, given to them by state lawmakers during legislative sessions. ... more »
  • News 2 Investigates: Final notices sent to nonprofits tied to state senator Play Video

    August 29, 2013 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, connected to State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb have until Wednesday to report how they spent hundreds of thousands of state tax dollars. State Treasurer John Kennedy compiled a list of 34 nonprofits. Fifteen of those are not in compliance with the treasurer's... more »
  • Nonprofit organizations tied to state senator Play Video

    August 14, 2013 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A News 2 investigation shows links between Louisiana State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb, her husband and two nonprofit organizations targeted by State Treasurer John Kennedy's Office. Kennedy sent a list of Non-Governmental Organizations , or NGO's, that have failed to provide documentation to the state outlining how... more »
  • Catholic Church distances itself from "Mystic" Play Video

    June 11, 2013 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Questions are being raised tonight about a Baton Rouge charitable foundation that says it uses contributions to help retired priests, the elderly and pregnant women. At issue is how much money the organization collects from its donors, and how little it reports to the Internal Revenue Service.... more »
  • Grant funds lab program at UNO

    May 12, 2013 2:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The National Science Foundation has awarded a $315,000 grant to the University of New Orleans to help support the school's summer undergraduate research program for three years. The program is heavily focused on exposing minority students to scientific research. The program is operated by UNO's department of... more »
  • St. Jude patients fly high over La. Saturday Play Video

    May 4, 2013 10:02 PM

    CLINTON- A special group of kids got a chance to take a ride in the Louisiana State Police helicopter Saturday. Hundreds of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patients, family members, and friends spent the day on a huge farm with stocked ponds for the annual Dream Day Foundation Fishin' Galore... more »
  • AP source: Armstrong 'sorry' to Livestrong staff

    January 14, 2013 3:55 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - A person with knowledge of the situation says Lance Armstrong has apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation. He did so before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the discussion was private.... more »
  • Ex-SU president must repay foundation funds

    August 1, 2012 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A state judge has ruled that former Southern University System President Ralph Slaughter must repay $275,000 to the school's private fundraising arm. The Advocate reports the amount includes a $200,000 salary supplement from the private Southern University System Foundation that Slaughter received in March 2009, the day... more »
  • Cosmetics- Find out what makeup to wear

    September 20, 2011 5:36 PM

    This week on News two at 4pm Dr. Z talks about make up. She tells us what make up is best for our skin and gives us these guidelines to go by when purchasing makeup. "Expensive doesn't equal better. Less is more, and make sure you blot your skin... more »
  • Super Bowl Champion gives back to single mothers

    March 10, 2011 11:56 AM

    Two-time Super Bowl Champion Jarvis Green of the Houston Texans is becoming a champion for single mothers. His charity, The Jarvis Green Foundation , helps disadvantaged single mothers in low income areas, especially those who were affected by the devastating hurricanes that ravaged the gulf coast region. The... more »
  • Governor Jindal defends wife's charity

    March 3, 2011 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor Bobby Jindal calls charges in a recent New York Times article "ridiculous". The article questioned corporate donations for the Supriya Jindal Foundation. It shows the First Lady's organization received nearly $1 million dollars in contributions around the same time regulatory issues for donors were being set.... more »
  • Foundation creates Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund

    May 5, 2010 5:22 AM

    The Greater New Orleans Foundation has created a fund to help the communities hit hardest by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund will help recovery in Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and lower Jefferson Parishes. It's also meant to help strengthen coastal communities against... more »

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