79°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As high_school

Tagged News

  • Mississippi teacher charged with sexual battery

    February 26, 2017 12:09 PM

    PURVIS, Miss. - A teacher is behind bars in Forrest County for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a high school student. WDAM-TV reports that Amy Gore was arrested Friday for an incident that allegedly occurred when the 41-year-old worked last year at Hattiesburg High School. Gore is charged with... more »
  • No classes for funeral after teen killed in weekend crash

    February 19, 2017 10:28 PM

    NEW ROADS – False River Academy in New Roads will cancel classes Wednesday to allow faculty and students to attend the funeral of a senior student. Louisiana State Police say 17-year-old Clayton Jarreau was killed while traveling southbound on LA 417 early Sunday morning. Troopers say he was not... more »
  • Shreveport student arrested, accused of having gun at school

    February 11, 2017 8:48 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A teen is facing charges after he was reportedly found with a gun at a Caddo Parish high school. KSLA-TV reports Shreveport police were called to C.E. Byrd High School just after noon Thursday on a tip in the investigation into the shooting death of 15-year-old Antonio Newsom.... more »
  • Ascension Catholic HS, Ascension Head Start closed due to power outages

    February 8, 2017 8:03 AM

    ASCENSION – Two schools and the Ascension Parish School Board in Donaldsonville will be closed Wednesday due to power outages from Tuesday’s severe weather. Ascension Catholic High School and the Ascension Head Start as well as the school board office will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 8. Central office... more »
  • Student arrested, accused of bringing loaded gun to Baker High School

    February 7, 2017 11:06 PM

    BAKER – Police have arrested a 17-year-old Baker High School student accused of bringing a loaded pistol to class. Baker Police got a call from the school around lunchtime Tuesday. Chief Carl Dunn tells News 2, Trelvis Everson caused a ruckus in a classroom but when Everson was sent... more »
  • Kobe Bryant memorabilia stolen from ex-NBA star's alma mater

    February 6, 2017 11:30 AM

    ARDMORE - Authorities say memorabilia from Kobe Bryant's high school career have been stolen from a display case at the former NBA star's school near Philadelphia. Philly.com reports the theft from "Kobe's Shrine" outside the Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School was discovered by school officials on Sunday evening.... more »
  • Drive-by near New Orleans school kills two; packed ball game locked down

    February 1, 2017 1:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a drive-by shooting killed two men in front of a high school during a basketball game. WWL reports that Edna Karr High School's auditorium was at capacity and was locked down for more than an hour Tuesday night. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said... more »
  • National Signing Day commits from Baton Rouge area Play Video

    February 1, 2017 9:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - High school seniors across the Baton Rouge area will be committing to their chosen NCAA teams Wednesday for National Signing Day. West Feliciana High School Brent Williams - Army Hunter Smith - ULM Ronald Sims - Northwestern St. ... more »
  • School shootings rise when economy struggles, study suggests

    January 30, 2017 12:10 PM

    WASHINGTON - A new study finds that school shootings rise when the economy tanks, even as violent crime in general appears to be unaffected. Researchers analyzed data from 379 shootings in schools between 1990 and 2013 and found a link between changes in national and local unemployment rates and the... more »
  • Tangipahoa program aims to help teens, young adults return to school

    January 18, 2017 1:11 PM

    HAMMOND - A program in Tangipahoa Parish will soon help teenagers and young adults who left school before earning a diploma. The Tangipahoa Parish Graduation Alliance is an initiative for people between the ages of 14 and 20 who don’t yet have a high school diploma or GED. Students... more »
  • Denham Springs High School to receive donations for welding program

    January 17, 2017 3:50 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Students in the Denham Springs High School welding program will get nearly $30,000 worth of welding supplies donated to them by Airgas, Inc. and the American Welding Society. According to school officials, Airgas, Inc. is donating supplies to the program, including helmets, gloves, coveralls, face shields, safety... more »
  • Kentucky principal admits stealing porn from student phones

    January 5, 2017 11:49 AM

    LOUISVILLE- Investigators say a fired Kentucky high school principal has admitted to seizing students' phones so that he could steal pornographic images from them. News outlets report that 36-year-old former LaRue County High School principal Stephen Kyle Goodlett was indicted Wednesday in Louisville on federal charges of possessing and transporting... more »
  • Riverside beats district rival for Division III state title Play Video

    December 2, 2016 11:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Riverside Academy has captured the school's first-ever Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division III state football championship with a 47-20 win over district rival St. Charles Catholic. The Riverside Academy Rebels (12-1) got on the scoreboard first Friday inside the Mercedes Benz Superdome when Trey Catoire stripped... more »
  • Southern Lab repeats at Division IV champions Play Video

    December 2, 2016 11:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Defending their state championship from a season ago, the Southern Lab Kittens have defeated Ascension Episcopal 36-9 to capture the 2016 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division IV title. The Kittens (12-1) got on the scoreboard in the first quarter Friday when Shannon Forman sacked Ascension Episcopal... more »
  • St. Thomas captures first state championship against Parkview Baptist

    December 2, 2016 11:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - In a rematch of the 2015 Division II state championship game, the St. Thomas More Cougars defeated Parkview Baptist 54-29 in the 2016 Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division II state championship game Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The win for the Cougars (10-3) is the... more »
  • Port Barre student accused of bringing pistol to campus

    November 29, 2016 11:20 AM

    PORT BARRE - A Port Barre High School student faces charges for allegedly bringing a pistol to the school. Port Barre Police Chief Deon Boudreaux said in a news release police were called to the campus Monday in reference to a student in possession of a firearm. Boudreaux says the... more »
  • McKinley High football player recovering after drive-by shooting Play Video

    November 23, 2016 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- McKinley High School quarterback Bryant Lee was home Wednesday recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg according to family. The 17-year-old was standing in front of a house with friends Tuesday night on 73rd Avenue in North Baton Rouge when the drive-by occurred. The homeowner, Sheree... more »
  • Family identifies shooting victim as McKinley High football player

    November 22, 2016 8:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A McKinley High School student has been shot during an apparent drive-by shooting outside of a home on 73rd Ave near Pembroke Street. Around 6:30 p.m., family members said Bryant Lee, 17, was shot in the leg and rushed to Our Lady of The Lake Hospital. ... more »
  • High school rivals sharing school site face off in football game Play Video

    November 4, 2016 6:27 PM

    DUTCHTOWN – Two high school rivals sharing the same school because of the August flood, meet on the football field on Friday night. Since the flood, St. Amant High School students have been attending classes at Dutchtown High School after their school was damaged. "It's a struggle, but... more »
  • Cristo Rey BR Franciscan High bids farewell to school president

    October 27, 2016 7:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The school president who led his Catholic High school through August’s historic flooding will retire at the end of this year. The Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School Board of Directors announced President James L. Llorens, Ph.D. retirement Thursday. Llorens was was one of... more »
  • Rival high schools bonded after flood during joint pep rally Play Video

    October 13, 2016 10:19 PM

    GONZALES - Students from East Ascension and St. Amant High School is letting their rivalry be heard, as they come together for a joint pep rally 2 months after the flood. Outside the Lamar Dixon Expo Center, it is not hard to tell, Ascension Parish families are still struggling. Many... more »
  • Belaire High School principal, football coach & 2 others on paid leave during LHSAA investigation

    October 12, 2016 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Belaire High School principal, the football coach, along with two other school officials are on paid administrative leave while the LHSAA officials are conducting an investigation. Belaire High School principal Roy Walker, head football coach Claude Coleman, dean of students and athletic director Chauncey Moore and... more »
  • Denham Springs and Live Oak High Schools face off on field they share Play Video

    October 6, 2016 11:31 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Two bitter high school rivals faced off on the football field Thursday night, despite spending months in the same campus. LIke any other football game, this one had cheers and jeers. But even fans on opposite sides for reasons to get along. "Live oaks definitely has bragging... more »
  • Baker Buffaloes to return to their field in a special homecoming Play Video

    September 30, 2016 7:11 PM

    BAKER – With the flooded mess cleared from Baker High School’s football field, the homecoming game is set to kick off tonight at 7 p.m. Music, floats and cheerleaders filled the streets of Groom Road in Baker Friday to celebrate a very special homecoming. Last month’s historic flooding... more »
  • Baker High to celebrate homecoming post-flood Play Video

    September 29, 2016 6:29 PM

    BAKER – Baker High School is celebrating homecoming this week even though the school was damaged in last month's flood. Superintendent Herman Brister said the school sustained three feet of water from the flood. The students are currently relocated to Baker Middle School. "They had to pull all... more »
  • Fans' Choice Winner Week 5: Walker RB Tristan Taylor Play Video

    September 29, 2016 11:33 AM

    WALKER - Tristan Taylor is making a name for himself on the field at Walker High School and he's WBRZ's Fans' Choice Winner for Week 5. The Wildcats' running back comes from a football family whose been successful on the field and supportive in the stands. "I love... more »
  • Sheriff: School shooter was 14-year-old freshman

    September 8, 2016 11:19 AM

    ALPINE, Texas -Authorities say the girl who shot and injured a female student at a West Texas high school was 14-year-old freshman. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson said during a news conference Thursday afternoon that a motive behind the shooting at Alpine High School remains unclear. Dodson says the 14-year-old... more »
  • Police respond to shots fired at Memorial Stadium

    September 2, 2016 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to calls of shots fired at Memorial Stadium on North 17th Street in Baton Rouge. The calls come as the stadium hosts the McKinley-Scotlandville High School football game. Police say there are currently no injuries. This is a developing story, and... more »
  • PHOTOS: Devastation revealed as floodwaters recede

    August 16, 2016 11:26 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Officials in Denham Springs say around 90 percent of homes experienced flooding during unrivaled flooding that came to the region last weekend. All around town, water lines show just how high the flood got. Water levels are continuing to drop, but the true scale of the... more »
  • Louisiana student denied graduation still gets celebration

    June 17, 2016 11:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana honors student and standout athlete who was blocked from participating in his graduation ceremony last month because of facial hair is getting the celebration he was denied. Democratic state Rep. Katrina Jackson of Monroe and the Rev. Roosevelt Wright III of New Orleans are sponsoring... more »
  • LHSAA adds baseball, softball and basketball to split playoffs

    June 8, 2016 2:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After a special June meeting, nothing will change regarding the LHSAAsplit playoffs system. LHSAA said 306 principals voted, and 56.5 percent wanted to keep the organization in split playoffs for football, baseball, softball, and basketball. Football was split in January 2013. Earlier this year principals... more »
  • Removing the "Robert E." from "Robert E. Lee High School" Play Video

    May 31, 2016 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Before the new Lee High School opens, there's some controversy over the origin of its name. At a meeting Tuesday evening, a committee came up with recommendations for new names in an attempt to distance the school from its confederate namesake, Robert E. Lee. ... more »
  • Girl barred from prom for wearing suit at her prom night

    May 22, 2016 5:08 PM

    YORK, Pa. - A central Pennsylvania high school student barred from attending prom at her Catholic high school because she wore a suit rather than a dress has had her prom night - at a different school. Aniya Wolf, a student at Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, attended William... more »
  • Time is running out for teens looking for summer jobs Play Video

    May 4, 2016 7:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If you are teen looking for a summer job, time is running out. As summer starts and kids get a break from the classrooms, Family and Youth Service Center Executive Director Roxson Welch is often concerned about the lack of positive activities during the summer-time. ... more »
  • Louisiana's high school graduation rate continues to improve

    May 2, 2016 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana four-year high school graduation rate continues its upward trend, reaching 77.5 percent in 2015. The state education department says that's an all-time high and the fifth year the rate has improved. The education department says black students remain below the average, but their improvement outpaced... more »
  • Texas schools spare no expense for huge football stadiums

    April 29, 2016 2:16 PM

    DALLAS - A suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium. Not to be outdone, school officials near Houston next year plan to unveil a $62 million stadium-development plan. And a district north of Dallas is considering... more »
  • Alexandria student accused of threats involving school prom

    April 26, 2016 9:19 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - A Louisiana high school student is facing three charges, including terrorizing, following an investigation of threats made on social media about a potential incident at the school prom. The Town Talk reports the 17-year-old, who lives in Alexandria, was arrested by Rapides Parish sheriff's detectives over the weekend... more »
  • Prom shooting in Wisconsin leaves 3 people injured

    April 24, 2016 3:02 PM

    ANTIGO, Wis. - Authorities have identified a man who they say shot and wounded two students outside of their northern Wisconsin prom as 18-year-old Jakob E. Wagner. Police say Wagner opened fire late Saturday and shot the male and female students with a rifle as they left the high school... more »
  • Canadian border agents arrest man posing as teen to play high school hoops

    April 21, 2016 4:55 PM

    WINDSOR, Ontario - Officials at the Canadian border have taken an African man, believed to be 30 years old, after he spent the last six months posing as a teenager while attending a Catholic high school so he could play basketball. Jonathon Nicola, who was allowed in the country... more »
  • Mountain lion strolls onto Los Angeles high school campus

    April 15, 2016 4:27 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Students and teachers at a Los Angeles high school missed their lunch break after a mountain lion strolled onto campus and tried to join them. The big cat was spotted walking across the quad at John F. Kennedy High School shortly after noon Friday. Instead... more »
  • Brusly High honors teacher who disappeared without a trace Play Video

    April 12, 2016 12:30 AM

    BRUSLY - It has been nearly 5 years since Sylviane Lozada went missing. She was a foreign language teacher at Brusly High School. Her family there continues to raise money for a scholarship in her honor. Monday was the 5th annual Foreign Language Scholarship Softball Game at Brusly High. All... more »
  • Proposed high school in hands of voters Saturday Play Video

    April 6, 2016 5:18 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - The fate of a new high school campus will be in the hands of voters Saturday in the Springfield school district with a $14 million bond issue on the ballot. The money would go toward building a new school on land already owned by the Livingston Parish school... more »
  • Is algebra an unnecessary stumbling block in US schools?

    March 27, 2016 3:02 PM

    NEW YORK - Who needs algebra? Most U.S. educators would say everyone does. But political scientist Andrew Hacker offers an opposing view in a provocative new book, arguing algebra has become an unnecessary roadblock that forces millions of students to drop out of high school or college. Opponents say math... more »
  • School leaders have change of heart after gay couple banned from prom Play Video

    March 4, 2016 10:57 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - A high school couple in Livingston Parish had to fight for their tickets to the Prom. Two gay students from French Settlement High School were told this morning they could not go to the prom together. One of the teen's mother called WBRZ News 2, and we... more »
  • 3 seniors charged with hazing freshman on 'No Gay Thursday'

    March 4, 2016 12:22 PM

    BERWYN, Pa. - Three senior football players at a suburban Philadelphia high school are accused of sexually assaulting a freshman on what the team called "No Gay Thursday." District Attorney Tom Hogan said Friday that three 17-year-old students at Conestoga High School held down a 14-year-old boy on Oct. 15... more »
  • 5'5" high school junior stuns spectators with monstrous dunk

    February 19, 2016 4:58 PM

    Milwaukee, Wis. - A 5-foot-5 high school junior is making social media waves Friday after he unleashed a truly thunderous dunk over a pair of defenders in a Thursday night game. NY2LA Sports, a college recruiting site, reports the junior guard Melvin Lee attends Riverside University High School in... more »
  • 2 students die in shooting at Phoenix high school

    February 12, 2016 1:29 PM

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Police say two female students died in a shooting at a high school in a Phoenix suburb. Glendale Officer Tracey Breeden told reporters Friday that both victims were 15-year-old girls and were shot once. She says authorities are not searching for any suspects and a weapon was... more »
  • Istrouma High renovation costs more than anticipated Play Video

    February 10, 2016 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At a community event Wednesday night, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System discussed a rough plan to get students back in classrooms at Istrouma High. Superintendent Warren Drake said the price to make all the renovations necessary is between $17 and $20 million. The district... more »
  • High school basketball star works through tragedy as he leads his team to the top Play Video

    February 10, 2016 9:56 PM

    Baton Rouge - Javonte Smart is now one of the most highly touted sophomore basketball players in the country, but the Scotlandville standout still carries the pain from his father's shooting death in 2006. "Sometimes Javonte wakes up out of his sleep screaming and hollering, crying like he... more »
  • LHSAA votes to expand playoff split to other sports Play Video

    January 29, 2016 11:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - On Friday, representatives from 346 school districts held a high-stakes vote regarding the future of playoffs for high school athletics in Louisiana. Principals voted 182-120 to not only continue the select/nonselect playoff split adopted in 2013 for high school football, but to also expand it to... more »
  • LHSAA moves to continue split football playoffs

    January 27, 2016 4:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After a short time-out, the Louisiana high school football playoffs will once again be split. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association said Wednesday's committee has ratified the select/non-select school split for high school football playoffs. This comes after the system was found to have been unconstitutionally... more »
  • Reopening of Istrouma High School could be delayed

    January 25, 2016 7:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There could be a delay in the reopening of Istrouma High School after the school board encountered a snag trying to regain control of the school from the state and the Recovery School District. School board members are hoping to open the north Baton Rouge school in... more »
  • Phoenix school district outraged over photo of racial slur

    January 22, 2016 6:35 PM

    PHOENIX - A suburban Phoenix school district is taking disciplinary action after a photo of students spelling out a racial slur with T-shirts showed up on social media. Tempe Union High School District spokeswoman Jill Hanks said Friday that the discipline process remains ongoing but six girls will be... more »
  • Obama: He'll be too emotional to speak at Malia's graduation

    January 20, 2016 3:14 PM

    DETROIT - Malia Obama's high school will have to find another commencement speaker when she graduates this year. Her father, President Barack Obama, says he'll be too emotional to get through a speech without crying. Obama told lunch guests in Detroit on Wednesday that he'll just "cry and sit there"... more »
  • Police: Teacher confessed to sex with 16-year-old student

    January 18, 2016 5:26 PM

    KENNER - Police say a Destrehan High School teacher confessed to investigators about having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student. The alleged confession that 26-year-old Kimberly Naquin made last Thursday was disclosed in a police affidavit. Police claim Naquin had her first sexual encounter with the girl... more »
  • Signed Obama speech stolen from vehicle Play Video

    January 16, 2016 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a thief who broke into cars at a McKinley High School basketball game didn't know what he had his hands on, and threw a speech signed by President Barack Obama into the trash. Officers arrested 17-year-old Keondrae Ricks after investigators said he and a... more »
  • FBI investigating threat to Plaquemine High School

    January 12, 2016 10:55 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Administrators closed Plaquemine High School for the day Tuesday after the superintendent said someone phoned in a threat to the school. Iberville Schools Superintendent Ed Cancienne's office said students were sent home and buses turned around after arriving at the school out of an abundance of caution.... more »
  • Local high school, LSU track and field coach "Boots" Garland dies Play Video

    January 11, 2016 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU head track and field coach and coach at several Capital Area high schools, Murrell “Boots” Garland died Monday at 82. Garland was an LSU graduate who took the reins of the Tigers track and field team as head coach for the 1982 campaign. He... more »
  • Heat goes out at Baker High School

    January 11, 2016 1:33 PM

    BAKER - Administrators at Baker High School said classes are continuing even though their heaters aren't working. The school reported the problem midday Monday after a night of freezing temperatures, and said they're not sure what caused it. Superintendent Herman Brister said crews should fix the heaters by... more »
  • President Obama to speak at McKinley High School

    January 11, 2016 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - President Barack Obama will speak at McKinley High School during his visit to Baton Rouge this week. The White House said Obama's visit is part of a post-State of the Union road trip where the president he will highlight items from his address Tuesday night "to... more »
  • High school cancels season for team in assault investigation

    January 7, 2016 11:33 AM

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee high school has canceled its basketball season after three players were charged with raping a teammate in an apparent hazing incident. Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith said Wednesday he was taking this "very unusual step" with Ooltewah High School so investigators can do... more »
  • Emmert ambivalent about NCAA's role in vetting prep courses

    December 9, 2015 11:18 AM

    NEW YORK - NCAA President Mark Emmert says he's "personally ambivalent" about the organization's role in vetting incoming athletes' high school classes. In a high-profile case this fall, Kansas officials sharply criticized the NCAA about its delays in declaring top recruit Cheick Diallo eligible. The university had determined that Diallo's... more »
  • Amite loses appeal, will not be in playoffs

    December 4, 2015 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge dismissed a lawsuit by the Tangipahoa Parish School District seeking to get Amite High's football team back in the state playoffs after they were suspended due to a brawl during Friday night's game. Judge William Morvant in the 19th Judicial District Court said they... more »
  • Local high schools playing in the Superdome Friday

    December 4, 2015 9:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Some local high school football teams will be in New Orleans today playing in their respective playoff title games. St. Mary will be taking on Southern Lab in the Division IV championship at 10 a.m. Parkview Baptist will face St. Thomas More in the Division II championship at... more »
  • Lawyer's courtroom Hail Mary could get Amite football back into playoffs Play Video

    December 3, 2015 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A lawyer for the Tangipahoa Parish School System will argue the Louisiana High School Athletic Association is unfairly enforcing its rule dealing with fights during football games Friday morning. This week, the LHSAA banned Amite High School from participating in its playoff game against St. James.... more »
  • 3 arrested after bomb scare at Lafourche school

    December 1, 2015 5:24 PM

    THIBODAUX - Three students at Central Lafourche High School are in custody after a bomb scare at the school. Sheriff Craig Webre and Lafourche Parish Public Schools Superintendent Jo Ann Matthews said the arrests Tuesday came after the school was placed on lockdown when a note was found in a... more »
  • Threat rumors lead to Livonia students being pulled from class Play Video

    November 19, 2015 11:51 AM

    LIVONIA - The superintendent of Pointe Coupee Parish Schools said rumors and "misinformation" about a possible threat caused some parents of Livonia High School students to keep their kids home or check them out early Thursday. Superintendent Kevin Lemoine said there's no evidence a threat to the school was... more »
  • Police say armed teen forced mom to drive him to school Play Video

    November 13, 2015 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a teen whose mother told officers he got a gun and forced her to drive him to a Baton Rouge high school Friday afternoon. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said 18-year-old Jarreau Simmons was taken into custody at Scotlandville High, and officers later found... more »
  • Student accused of threat to teacher

    November 2, 2015 3:57 PM

    BAKER - Authorities arrested a Baker High School student after police said he threatened to attack an assistant principal at the school Monday. Baker Police charged 18-year-old Devonte Walker with assault on a teacher, resisting arrest and disturbing the peace after his arrest Monday morning. Police said the... more »
  • Federal probe sought after officer drags student from desk Play Video

    October 27, 2015 11:39 AM

    COLUMBIA, S. C. - Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has asked the FBI in South Carolina to investigate the confrontation between a school resource officer and a female high school student in Columbia. Sheriff's Lt. Curtis Wilson said in a statement Tuesday that Lott has followed up the request with... more »
  • Sheriff seeks information on officer-student confrontation

    October 27, 2015 7:52 AM

    COLUMBIA- Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has asked the FBI in South Carolina to investigate the confrontation between a school resource officers and a female high school student in Columbia. Sheriff's Lt. Curtis Wilson said in a statement Tuesday that Lott has followed up the request with a letter to... more »
  • Glen Oaks High releasing students early Monday

    October 26, 2015 9:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Glen Oaks High School is releasing students early on Monday due to a water main break that left the building without water. School officials said students will be let out at 9:30 a.m. The East Baton Rouge School System said buses were being sent to the school... more »
  • School bus crunches car near Glen Oaks HS

    October 23, 2015 4:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said nobody was hurt after a car collided with a school bus in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday afternoon. The collision happened around 3 p.m. near Glen Oaks High School, at the intersection of Oak Side Drive and Glen Oaks Drive. Authorities said students... more »
  • Gas leak prompts Baker HS evacuation

    October 19, 2015 10:17 AM

    BAKER - School administrators said a gas leak forced them to evacuate Baker High School for less than an hour Monday morning. Superintendent Herman Brister said the leak was spotted around 7:20 a.m. and led to a brief evacuation. He said students went to the locations they learned through... more »
  • Student accused of hitting teacher, deputy over sunflower seeds

    October 15, 2015 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A sheriff's deputy arrested a 17-year-old student in East Baton Rouge Parish Wednesday after the deputy said the girl scratched her teacher, stole the teacher's phone and hit the deputy during a confrontation. The sheriff's office charged Tytiana Jones with battery of a school teacher and... more »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days