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  • Central historic gym on the chopping block Play Video

    August 13, 2014 10:29 PM

    CENTRAL - A group aimed at preserving history and the art of Central are trying to put a stop to the pending demolition of an old high school gym. It's the oldest, non-residential building in town and the Central Cultural Foundation doesn't want to see it go. "People... more »
  • Capital City crawling its way to fitness Play Video

    July 15, 2014 9:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Fitness studios and gyms across the Capital City are coming together to host a two week event to whip Baton Rouge residents into shape. OpenBarre, Studio 7, Tread BR, GymFit, Geaux Crossfit, Yoglates II, Define and Reflection Yoga are participating in the Baton Rouge Fitness Crawl.... more »
  • Weights and comfort food for the snow day Play Video

    January 28, 2014 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Working out and buying comfort food was at the top of many people's list for Tuesday's snow day. Monday night's empty grocery store shelves were restocked the next morning. Many places were closed but lots of shoppers grabbed comfort food items at Calvin's Grocery Store. ... more »
  • Super termite eating school; building collapse feared Play Video

    January 15, 2014 10:33 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Two schools are under attack from a termite that has eaten nearly half a gymnasium. The gym at Napoleonville Primary has been shut down after a colony of Formosan Subterranean Termite infested the building. The termite is known for destroying homes and eating any untreated woods in... more »
  • La.-born MMA fighter dies at Ariz. gym

    July 27, 2013 11:05 PM

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A Louisiana-born welterweight mixed martial arts fighter has died while training at an Arizona gym for an upcoming match. KPHO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/13cOpjT) that 33-year-old Sam Young died this week after he collapsed at Keep Punching gym in Scottsdale. Authorities say the father of two was later pronounced... more »
  • Deadline approaching for Powerhouse Gym claims

    May 22, 2013 12:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Attorney General Buddy Caldwell reminded people affected by the failed Powerhouse Gym in Baton Rouge that they should file a claim with the Louisiana Department of Justice's Consumer Protection section by Friday, May 31. Powerhouse Gym planned to open in January 2012, and the owners started... more »
  • Hitting the gym with survivor Gen. Russel Honore Play Video

    April 8, 2013 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - When Gen. Russel Honore went into the hospital in June 2012, seven years after leading the federal disaster response to Hurricane Katrina, he thought he was experiencing a case of heartburn. Then his doctors told him one of his main arteries was blocked. He was actually... more »
  • AG files suit against Powerhouse Gym Play Video

    February 21, 2013 6:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Attorney General's office filed suit against defunct fitness center Powerhouse Gym, alleging they intentionally misrepresented themselves in order to get people to sign up for the gym. It's a slight relief for victims like Linda Carpenter, who sank nearly $800 into gym. "We heard all... more »
  • Attorney General investigating Powerhouse Gym Play Video

    January 31, 2013 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Attorney General's office confirmed to News 2 that it is investigating the failed Powerhouse Gym. The owners of the gym, Ronnie and Connie Olah, were evicted through a court order last week. Now customers are trying to figure out how they'll get their money back.... more »
  • Powerhouse Gym owners evicted Play Video

    January 25, 2013 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Powerhouse Gym owners Ronnie and Connie Olah were evicted from the property on Sherwood Forest Boulevard in court this morning. An attorney for the gym's landlord told News 2, "they've handed over the keys." John Kovalcik created signs for the gym in 2011, but was never... more »
  • Powerhouse Gym owner arrested again Play Video

    October 15, 2012 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The owner of the embattled Powerhouse Gym was arrested again last month on charges of writing worthless checks. Connie Olah was arrested for issuing two bad checks totaling $26,756 to a former General Manager of the gym, a felony offense. The arrest comes months after her... more »
  • Powerhouse Gym: Construction has not begun Play Video

    July 31, 2012 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Months after Powerhouse Gym received it's building permits there's still no construction going on inside the building. It's something that has people who paid to be members upset. "I joined for two years, and the incentive was that the fee would not go up and I... more »
  • Powerhouse Gym gets building permit Play Video

    May 14, 2012 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Powerhouse Gym is now ready to begin construction after the Department of Public Works (DPW) issued a building permit for the project. The gym came under fire from customers earlier this year, when it wasn't opened in time. Now DPW is inspecting the building to ensure... more »
  • Powerhouse Gym to begin construction

    May 14, 2012 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Powerhouse Gym is now ready to begin construction after the Department of Public Works issued a building permit for the project. The gym came under fire from customers when it wasn't opened in time. Now DPW is inspecting the building to ensure the build stays on... more »
  • Fitness Club employees waiting to be paid Play Video

    February 17, 2012 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- More than two months after Fitness Concepts closed its doors in December, some members and employees still have questions. Missy Lynch, a member of the club for three years, claims she went to the facility and found locked doors and a note that said it would reopen,... more »
  • Powerhouse Gym not close to opening in BR Play Video

    February 16, 2012 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Inside the new Powerhouse Gym on Sherwood Forest, there's not much to brag about. Construction is at a standstill as contractors wait for a building permit. Connie Olah, the owner, says that's because her former contractor dropped the ball. "He came in and signed a contract... more »
  • Powerhouse Gym delay explained

    February 16, 2012 1:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Internal business issues appear to be the main reason for the opening delay of Powerhouse Gym on Sherwood Forrest according to the owner. The gym was scheduled to open several weeks ago. Some customers are frustrated with the delay. News2's Rob Krieger talked with the... more »
  • IRenew, Does It Really Work

    February 17, 2011 7:55 AM

    We put IRenew bracelet to the test to find out Does It Really Work. We hit the gym and had two personal trainers and their clients test it. Mitch Hollier and Clark Eaton show Whitney Vann how their experiments turned out. more »
  • Tribute for longtime French Settlement coach

    April 9, 2010 5:27 PM

    A High School gym in Livingston Parish will be used to honor a longtime coach. Gerald C. Keller started his career in French Settlement 50 years ago. He dedicated his life to helping young athletes on the basketball court. He did that up until February, when he lost a... more »
  • French Settlement basketball coach honored

    April 9, 2010 9:46 AM

    French Settlement High School will hold a special ceremony tomorrow afternoon. School leaders and students want to honor longtime basketball coach and administrator Gerald Keller, who lost his battle with cancer in February. The plan is to rename the gym in his honor. The ceremony begins at 4... more »

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