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  • Group creates mini parks to unite community Play Video

    September 18, 2015 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Mid City Redevelopment Alliance created three different mini parks in an effort to bring the community together and make the Mid City area more attractive. "The idea that we can create a community space that brings the neighborhood together. It not only beautifies the neighborhood but... more »
  • Redemptorist swan song involves buying or leasing campus

    February 12, 2015 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday night, a group gathered to discuss what they see as the only viable option left to keep parts of the Redemptorist school open. The Diocese of Baton Rouge will close the junior and senior level schools at the campus at the end of the current... more »
  • Group ready to buy Redemptorist from Diocese of Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 25, 2015 8:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Save Redemptorist Group says it has a plan in hopes of keeping the school open. They are willing to purchase the property outright. The group told News Two's Jessica LeBlanc they are planning to ask the Diocese of Baton Rouge to name their price for... more »
  • Rights group wants answers over UK leaks reaction

    August 21, 2013 3:08 PM

    LONDON - Europe's top human rights organization is seeking answers from Britain over the detention of a high-profile reporter's partner and the destruction of hard drives carrying documents leaked by former U.S. intelligence worker Edward Snowden. British officials have been criticized after using terrorism legislation to confiscate data being ferried... more »
  • Group tallies Isaac's environment impact

    August 6, 2013 2:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- At least 341,000 gallons of oil, chemicals and untreated waste-water were released by oil, coal, gas and petrochemical facilities along the Louisiana coast after Hurricane Isaac struck in August 2012, according to a report released Tuesday. An environmental consortium examined National Response Center and Louisiana Department of Environmental... more »
  • GSU establishes faculty, staff retiree association

    June 17, 2013 11:48 AM

    GRAMBLING - Grambling State University produces not only undergraduate and graduate students but also a large group of retirees. The News-Star reports GSU President Frank G. Pogue identified this ready-made pool of highly-qualified and skilled professionals and workers and recently established the Grambling State University Association for Retired Faculty and... more »
  • Group rallies in opposition to allowing gay Scouts

    May 17, 2013 2:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Opponents of allowing openly-gay members of the Boy Scouts gathered today in Baton Rouge to voice their concerns. About 15 members of the group "On My Honor" held signs and Scouting uniforms at the Pennington Boy Scouts building on Brookline Drive. It was one of 40... more »
  • Teachers' group blasts recommendation for armed staff

    April 2, 2013 1:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - The American Federation of Teachers is denouncing a suggestion that schools train selected staff to carry weapons, and that each school should have at least one armed security officer. The head of the teachers' group calls the idea a "cruel hoax" that won't protect children and schools.... more »
  • District Attorney targeting gangs, groups Play Video

    January 29, 2013 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- While the definition of what constitutes a gang in the Capital City may not be exactly clear, the District Attorney is more than clear on who they're targeting and prosecuting for 'Criminal Street Gang Activity.' "We're seeing violent activity on behalf of street gangs or groups of... more »
  • Conn. group launches anti-violence initiative

    January 14, 2013 12:59 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Parents of Connecticut first-graders slain in last month's mass shooting have joined a new group in calling for a national dialogue to help prevent similar tragedies. Nicole Hockley's son Dylan was one of 20 first-graders and six adults killed a month ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School.... more »

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