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  • Neighborhood: dark streets adding to crime problem Play Video

    September 15, 2014 8:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Glen Oaks residents are putting a spotlight on crime in their neighborhood. Tuesday, Entergy workers will install more than 100 lamps on existing utility polls. "The norm is that it is alright to shoot a gun in our neighborhood. It's not alright," New Beginnings Baptist... more »
  • Glen oaks neighborhood gets facelift

    August 2, 2014 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Glen Oaks neighborhood is getting beautified. Thanks to different churches and volunteers, the area had a community wide cleanup Saturday morning until the afternoon. Pastor Donald Hunter of New Beginning Baptist Church, was one of the leaders of today's cleanup and he says a community effort... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Glen Oaks Play Video

    July 5, 2014 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Glen Oaks football team suffered through a rough season last year, but Panthers head coach Donald Clark believes his young team can turn things around in 2014. The Panthers went 3-6 last year, 0-6 in Class 3A district 7, and have just four returning starters... more »
  • One arrested in Glen Oaks shooting

    March 28, 2014 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man investigators said was involved in a deadly shooting in the Glen Oaks area of East Baton Rouge Thursday night. Deputies accused Cedric Glasper, 24, of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder. Detectives said Glasper got into a... more »
  • People on alert since home invader is on the loose

    January 14, 2014 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People are taking extra precautions, especially once the sun sets in one area of town, after police issued a warning about home invasions. Police are investigating three home invasions and sexual assaults in the Tara, Glen Oaks and Webb Park areas. The incidents have happened since... more »
  • Mentors help change EBR students' lives Play Video

    November 26, 2012 3:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Volunteers in Public Schools organizations, better known as "VIPS," is kicking off another round of mentorship for students in middle school. The "Voyage II" program will pair up mentors with middle schoolers to provide a lasting relationship through the rest of their educational career. "What... more »
  • Crestworth Learning Academy reopens Play Video

    October 22, 2012 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After two months, students at Crestworth Learning Academy had their second "first day of school" today. Crestworth had to close the day before school started in August due fire code violations, faulty electrical wiring, and other problems. The closure forced students to start the year off... more »
  • Student arrested for bringing gun to school, assault Play Video

    September 27, 2012 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies charged two Glen Oaks High School students after a fight in which one of them drew a gun. Deputies arrested Neil Harris, 17, after they said he pulled a gun during a fight at the school around 7:10 a.m. with De'rrell... more »
  • Authorities searching for student with gun

    September 27, 2012 7:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in East Baton Rouge Parish are searching for a student they said may have pulled a gun during a school fight. Sheriff's office spokesperson Casey Hicks said deputies were called to the fight at Glen Oaks High School around 7:10 a.m. today. The school... more »
  • "Rebuild Rosie Project" makes progress Play Video

    August 13, 2012 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A family is finally getting a roof over their head after a News 2 story brought in thousands of dollars in cash and donations to rebuild her home. Rosie Antoine lost her home earlier this summer and planned to move into her son's old house. That home... more »
  • Lightning destroys two homes Play Video

    March 12, 2012 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Brenda Beauchamp lost nearly everything she and the ten people living with her have after a lightning struck started a fire at her neighbor's house. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Monday, Beauchamp said. Lightning struck her neighbor's home on East Monarch in North Baton Rouge. That's... more »
  • Students dislike governor's reform plan Play Video

    March 5, 2012 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A handful of Glen Oaks High School students, opposed to Governor Bobby Jindal's school reform agenda, are sharing their dislikes with the community. The "Voices Against the Reform" group told about 100 other students, parents and school leaders they feel the governor's plan doesn't consider every student... more »
  • BR high schoolers speak out against governor's school reform plan

    March 5, 2012 7:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A group of students at Glen Oaks High School is meeting with their community tonight in a town hall meeting to share their concerns about Governor Bobby Jindal's school reform plans. The students take issue with the options the plan offers parents to lead them away from... more »
  • Man arrested for Calion St. homicide

    February 17, 2012 4:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives arrested a man Friday in relation to a murder that happened in the Glen Oaks area on Feb. 1. Larry Lamar Thomas, 18, of 6274 Flag St. is charged with first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. On Feb.... more »
  • Murder victim's family calls for crime cameras Play Video

    February 1, 2012 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of one teen killed Tuesday morning in a double murder in the Glen Oaks neighborhood wants to see crime cameras in their neighborhood. A ShotSpotter alerted deputies that Irise Blakes, 19 and Carlton Smith, 18, were gunned down just before 2:00 Tuesday morning. Investigators... more »
  • Family members say it will take a community effort

    February 1, 2012 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of a teen found murdered in Glen Oaks area say it's going to take a community effort to stop the violence. Glen Oaks residents add they think crime cameras would help but the Baton Rouge Police Department is in charge of where the cameras... more »
  • Deputies search for answers in double murder Play Video

    January 31, 2012 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are searching for clues about who shot and killed two young men in their own neighborhood. Unlike most other murder scenes around the city, nearly no neighbors stood around at the scene just before 2:00 Tuesday morning. No one called 911. Instead a shot spotter... more »
  • EBR District Attorney talks about Gas for Guns program Play Video

    November 17, 2011 12:42 PM

    East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore spoke with John Pastorek Thursday morning about the governor's child protection order, the Gas for Guns program, and how communities can resolve conflicts peacefully. more »
  • People help clean up Glen Oaks business

    August 30, 2011 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- About one dozen people helped clean up a Glen Oaks area business after a fire early this morning. Fire investigators say someone broke into Big Tyme Communication by pushing an air-conditioning unit inside the rear of the building. It appears they climbed in through that space... more »
  • Bluegrass Bridge work begins

    July 14, 2011 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Crews are finally turning dirt at the site of the worst bridge on the books in East Baton Rouge Parish. The Bluegrass Bridge in the Glen Oaks area has been closed and in-line for more than a year with antsy neighbors on the heels of engineers to... more »
  • Court denies coach's reverse discrimination claims

    May 5, 2011 9:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A court has ruled in favor of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System in a reverse discrimination trial. Gary Burnett, the former head football coach at Glen Oaks High School, claims he was fired because he's white and the principal, who is black, made racially-charged comments... more »
  • Homeowner attacks, identifies robbery suspects

    March 9, 2011 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The victim of a robbery in Baton Rouge was able to help authorities make several arrests with a key piece of information, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. Major Lawrence McLeary said three juveniles and an adult, 30-year-old Latosha R. Wells, were arrested... more »
  • Gardere crime-fighting tactics heading to Glen Oaks

    February 25, 2011 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The residents of Glen Oaks will soon see a substantial increase in the number of East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies patrolling their neighborhood. Thursday, deputies were offered overtime pay to patrol the crime ridden area during peak crime hours, including overnight. "They are going to... more »
  • Murder rattles North Baton Rouge neighborhood

    February 6, 2011 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police identified the victim of the city's latest murder. Investigators say Clareance McWilliams was shot and killed while sitting in a truck on McClelland Ave. near Airline Highway. Residents who live nearby were clearly rattled Sunday morning. One woman, who did not want to be identified, said... more »
  • Glen Oaks student arrested for bringing gun to school

    March 18, 2010 11:35 AM

    East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a student for bringing an unloaded gun to Glen Oaks High School Thursday. Officials said another student told a teacher that a 16-year-old eighth grader had a .22 caliber revolver in his book bag. Administrators contacted the Sheriff's Office and deputies found... more »
  • St. Michael vs Glen Oaks Week 10

    November 6, 2009 11:20 PM

    Glen Oaks defeats St. Michael 34-18. With the win, the Panthers clinch a share of the district 7-4A crown with Woodlawn. more »

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