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  • Donated home for the Gales family could be under construction soon Play Video

    March 4, 2016 7:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As Devon Gales, his family and Southern fans prepare for Gales' homecoming Saturday, plans are already underway for moving his family to a home designed to meet his rehabilitation needs. In the last two weeks, about $35,000 has been raised by a non-profit in Georgia for... more »
  • LSU outlines grievances about hospitals' management

    July 14, 2015 11:05 AM

    MONROE - In a 10-page breach notice, LSU outlines three primary claims of why it believes Biomedical Research Foundation has failed to live up to its contract responsibilities as the operator of public hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe. The three primary claims from LSU against the foundation include: failure to... more »
  • JDRF takes aim at Type 1 Diabetes with annual Derby after Dark Play Video

    March 13, 2015 8:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is preparing for their 14th annual Derby After Dark. News 2's Rebecca Buchanan visited Galatoire's Bistro in Baton Rouge this morning to talk about the event. JDRF is racing for a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. The auto immune disease keeps... more »
  • Tennis tourney to support veterans Play Video

    February 24, 2015 8:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Great news for tennis enthusiasts! It's time for the annual Iberville Bank Team Tennis Challenge. Proceeds from the tournament benefit 'Support Our War Heroes". The tournament runs Friday, March 6th - Sunday, March 8th. Organizers say 300 players are expected to participate. There's also a gala... more »
  • New mentoring program helps students STEMUp Play Video

    November 19, 2014 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of students have the chance to be part of a program that helps them with science, technology, engineering and math. Janet Pace with the Foundation for EBRSS and Nancy Stich from Capital one stopped by 2une In to tell you how you can help them STEMUp.... more »
  • Rockin' out at Rocktober Fest Play Video

    October 23, 2014 7:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - You can rock out for free this weekend at Rocktober Music and Arts Fest in Baton Rouge. Philliper Stewart from the Buddy Stewart Memorial Music Foundation stopped by 2une In this morning with all the details. This year's festival is Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00... more »
  • Newly released Rodrigue work to benefit LSU Play Video

    September 5, 2014 3:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The work of famed "Blue Dog" artist George Rodrigue will benefit LSU's School of Music. Prior to his 2013 death, Rodrigue designed what he termed "Take Five," a work that features his iconic Blue Dog surrounded by lush vegetation and symbols of the "rich musical heritage of... more »
  • Baton Rouge youth Book it with Big Baby this week Play Video

    July 9, 2014 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU Basketball Star and current NBA player Glen "Big Baby" Davis will give back to the Baton Rouge community this week when he kicks off his 4th annual Booking it with Big Baby literacy tour. Davis has played in Los Angeles, Orlando and Boston, but... more »
  • Parents carry on daughter's legacy Play Video

    April 30, 2014 9:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An emotional father visited 2une In Wednesday to tell Whitney Vann how he and his wife are carrying on the memory of their daughter. Kelli Leigh Richmond lost her battle with ovarian cancer back in 2012 after a 2 1/2 year battle with the disease. Before... more »
  • First lady announcing pledges for vets, families

    April 30, 2014 2:45 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - First lady Michelle Obama is announcing pledges in excess of $150 million from foundations and corporations to help veterans and their families get the services they need as the country adjusts to a postwar footing. The first lady and Jill Biden, the vice president's wife, were appearing... more »
  • 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 »

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