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  • Baton Rouge-area home sales increase for second consecutive month

    August 27, 2015 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- For the second month in a row, the number of houses sold in metro Baton Rouge increased from a year ago. According to figures from the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing Service, there were 955 homes sold in July in the nine-parish area. That compares... more »
  • Guilty plea in Katrina Road Home case

    August 22, 2015 11:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal authorities say a New Orleans woman has been convicted in connection with a Hurricane Katrina-related recovery program. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite says in a Friday news release that 53-year-old Deborah Fortner has pleaded guilty to one count of submitting false documents to the Road Home housing... more »
  • Vandals attack vacation home of dentist who killed Cecil

    August 5, 2015 11:10 AM

    MARCO ISLAND - Police in southwest Florida say vandals spray-painted the words "lion killer" on the garage door of the vacation home owned by a Minnesota dentist who has been identified as the hunter who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Marco Island police Capt. David Baer says the vandals... more »
  • Official: Alabama patient doesn't have Ebola, tests negative

    August 5, 2015 11:08 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama state health officials say a patient whose symptoms caused concerns about Ebola has tested negative for the virus. The Alabama Department of Public Health said in a statement Wednesday that the patient is improving. The patient's name hasn't been released. Edward Khan of the... more »
  • Donaldsonville man arrested in home invasion, shooting

    July 10, 2015 1:12 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Donaldsonville man Friday wanted in connection to a home invasion earlier this week. According to APSO, 22-year-old Morris Miles was arrested Friday after deputies received a tip that Miles was at a residence in Donaldsonville shortly before 11 a.m. Miles was... more »
  • Pitt, Jolie list French Quarter home for sale

    May 7, 2015 11:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are selling their French Quarter home. Latter & Blum Realtors has the property listing at 521 Gov. Nicholls St., for $6.5 million. Pitt and Jolie purchased the home in 2007 after Hurricane Katrina for $3.5 million. According to the listing, the three-story,... more »
  • Soldiers coming home

    April 24, 2015 4:41 AM

    MONROE- A weekend welcome-home event is set in Monroe for members of the Louisiana National Guard's 528th Engineer Battalion. More than 150 soldiers are returning to friends and family after deploying to Kuwait for construction and engineering projects in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Some of the soldiers went to... more »
  • Affidavit: Durst had been withdrawing money, had fake ID

    March 18, 2015 10:41 AM

    HOUSTON - Authorities say real estate millionaire Robert Durst was withdrawing large sums of money and had a fake ID before his arrest this week for murder. According to a search warrant affidavit made public Wednesday, the FBI learned Durst had made withdrawals over a period of 35 days since... more »
  • Police: Unfounded report of shots at rapper Lil Wayne home

    March 11, 2015 1:01 PM

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - Police say no gunman or victims were found after an apparent hoax report of four people shot at the Miami Beach home of rapper Lil Wayne. Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez says police units responded Wednesday after an unknown person called on a police non-emergency... more »
  • Second space heater related blaze over weekend

    March 8, 2015 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire officials blame a space heater for the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in Baton Rouge Sunday morning. The fire happened around 10:36 a.m. at a home where two people lived on 1024 North 28 St. Fire fighters say a family pet... more »
  • One dead in fire suspected to be caused by space heater

    March 8, 2015 12:10 PM

    ROSEDALE - A man is dead after a fire broke out at his home in Iberville Parish. Fire officials say they found multiple space heaters throughout the home on 78755 Rosedale Road where 64-year-old Curtis Trosclair lived. The fire happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Investigators say they found... more »
  • Vanilla Ice charged with burglary

    February 19, 2015 3:06 AM

    LANTANA, FL - Vanilla Ice has been released from custody in Florida after being arrested and charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home. Police in Lantana say the recording artist and home-improvement-show host had been renovating a home next to the victim's. They said some of the... more »
  • Bella, a bulldog missing 2 years, reunited with family in NY

    February 17, 2015 10:22 AM

    HEMPSTEAD, NY - A bulldog named Bella who disappeared two years ago has been reunited with her family in New York. Hempstead resident Robert Vitiello tells WABC-TV that he was breathless when he got the call that Bella had been found. His emotional reply: "I'm Bella's father." Someone found Bella... more »
  • Kitchen fire damages Baton Rouge home

    December 31, 2014 2:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A fire on New Year's Eve has forced one Baton Rouge family out of their home. It happened around 12:15 p.m. in the 9500 block of Tampa Drive. Firefighters say the blaze started in the kitchen. They say three kids were home, and the oldest was... more »
  • Mother, 2 young sons among 6 dead in plane crash

    December 9, 2014 4:21 AM

    GAITHERSBURG, MD - Federal investigators have recovered the cockpit voice and flight data recorders from a private jet that crashed into a Maryland house, killing all three aboard and a mother and her two young sons in the home. Residents near a regional airport say they heard the plane flying... more »
  • Woman jumps out of window of burning house check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 10, 2014 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman jumped out of the window of her burning home this morning to save her life, according to firefighters. The fire happened at a house on North 37th Street. The woman who was inside was asleep when the fire started, and leaped out... more »
  • Baton Rouge-area home sales drop in August

    September 25, 2014 6:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Home sales in metro Baton Rouge dropped by 5.7 percent in August, breaking a four-month streak of transactions outperforming 2013 numbers. According to figures released Wednesday by the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, there were 851 home sales that closed in August in the nine-parish area.... more »
  • Baton Rouge area home sales post gain in July

    August 26, 2014 8:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Home sales in metro Baton Rouge increased by 2 percent in July, thanks to increased sales in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes. There were 856 home sales that closed in July in the nine-parish area. That's according to figures released Monday by the Greater Baton Rouge... more »
  • Police: Body of 5 year-old Gulfport girl in vacant trailer home

    July 17, 2014 2:56 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - Police in coastal Mississippi say the body of a missing 5-year-old girl has been found in a vacant mobile home, and her death is being investigated as a homicide. Gulfport Police says the body of Janaya Makayia Thompson was found about 8:45 a.m. Thursday. They say... more »
  • Homebuyer program available in Baton Rouge

    June 26, 2014 6:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Eligible homebuyers can receive interest-free loans for up to $50,000 toward the purchase of a home under the East Baton Rouge Office of Community Development's Homebuyer Assistance program. The loans, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, cover gap financing for people who might... more »
  • Baton Rouge area home sales rebound in May

    June 18, 2014 5:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Home sales in metro Baton Rouge increased by 8.9 percent in May, rebounding after a sales drop in March and sluggish growth in April. According to figures released Tuesday by the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, there were 910 home sales that closed in May in... more »
  • 2 arrested in Darrow home burglary

    June 13, 2014 2:43 PM

    DARROW- Two men accused of burglarizing a home in Ascension Parish, are now behind bars. Deputies say 18 year-old Brannon Ellis and 19 year-old Steven Joseph were arrested for burglarizing homes in the Ascension Trace Subdivision in Darrow. A number of stolen items were recovered, including rifles. ... more »
  • Another vacant Baton Rouge home burns

    June 13, 2014 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Another vacant Baton Rouge home went up in flames early Friday morning. Firefighters were called to the home in the 4600 block of Bawell St. around 4:30 a.m. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, the kitchen and part of the attic burned. The rest of... more »
  • Bergdahl back in the US

    June 13, 2014 2:10 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Pentagon says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who's been recovering in Germany after five years as a Taliban captive, is back in the United States. A Pentagon spokesman, Rear Adm. John Kirby, says Bergdahl arrived early Friday at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio on a flight... more »
  • US home sales rose 1.3 percent in April

    May 22, 2014 9:06 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sales of existing U.S. homes rebounded slightly in April, but the pace of buying remained below last year's level. The National Association of Realtors says sales rose 1.3 percent from March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.65 million. Purchases of homes over the past 12... more »
  • Authorities: Woman has neighbors' home bulldozed

    May 9, 2014 6:02 AM

    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - Authorities say a northeast Florida woman who didn't like her neighbors had their mobile home demolished. According to an arrest report, Ana Maria Moreta Folch of St. Augustine told a heavy equipment operator that she owned the trailer and wanted it and its septic tank destroyed.... more »
  • BR home sales down

    April 21, 2014 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge area home sales dropped in March for the first time in 18 months of year to year increases. The figures were released Monday by the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, showing a 14.6 percent drop from March 2013 to March 2014. Sales... more »
  • Time winding down to get rid of damaged house check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 3, 2014 10:07 PM

    BAKER - A homeowner has two weeks to tear down an eyesore in Baker or the city says they'll do it for him. It's been almost nine months since a small plane crashed into a Baker neighborhood. The wreckage hasn't changed much since the accident, and people who live... more »
  • Fire Marshal: Man dies of smoke inhalation in mobile home fire

    March 3, 2014 2:50 PM

    JARREAU- An 85 year-old Jarreau man died of smoke inhalation in a mobile home fire in Pointe Coupee Parish. That's according to the State Fire Marshal's Office. Henry Jipson's body was pulled from the charred remains of the mobile home Saturday afternoon. The cause of the fire remains... more »
  • Burglar strikes while man is in the shower check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 7, 2014 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Webb Park area of Baton Rouge has had a handful of burglaries in the past week. Neighbors say items have been disappearing from their homes in the morning, after people head to work. "We know that we're being watched," said Malcolm Young. "That's the thing... more »
  • Police make presence known after 4th assault, invasion check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 17, 2014 2:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Friday night there was an obvious presence by Baton Rouge Police officers after a fourth home invasion and sexual assault was reported. The latest attack happened earlier in the day, between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. It was the third incident in the city this week.... 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 »
  • Plane crash site an 'eyesore' for neighbors check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 13, 2014 9:50 PM

    BAKER - People who live near a home that was the scene of a plane crash last year are putting heat on city leaders to destroy what is left of the charred home. In June, John Fowler had no where else to crash then into the home on Rue Jennifer,... more »
  • Fire destroys two homes just before the new year Play Video

    January 1, 2014 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two homes in Baton Rouge went up in flames just before the new year. One home caught fire at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday night on North 47th Street, the other at 9:35 p.m. on North 30th Street. On North 47th, Sandra Dixon was asleep when the... more »
  • Homeboys Home for the Holidays check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 30, 2013 10:37 AM

    Jacob Zumo, an artist with Homeboys Home for the Holidays, joins Whitney to talk about his artwork. more »
  • Plantation home replica among bonfires set tonight

    December 24, 2013 2:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Mark Anderson built a painstaking replica of the plantation home where he grew up just so he can burn it down. It's among 125 bonfires to be set ablaze in a Christmas Eve tradition in the river parishes between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Most of the... more »
  • Daughter's Christmas wish comes true check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 17, 2013 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A little girl's wish to have her father home for Christmas came true today in Baton Rouge. Madison Davis and her classmates at St. Jean Vianney wrote letters to the troops in Kuwait. What the class didn't know was that Madison's father, Master Sergeant Dean Davis,... more »
  • Coming home for the holidays

    December 16, 2013 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Dozens of Louisiana families will be getting their Christmas present early this year. Their loved ones are coming home. After a flight delay, members of the Louisiana National Guard touched down Monday in Baton Rouge. They spent the last year in Kuwait. Family and friends were... more »
  • Family of 9 loses everything before Christmas check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 9, 2013 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A family of nine is holding strong after a fire destroyed their home over the weekend. Shanita Johnson, her husband and seven kids made it out of their Blake Street home as it burned early Sunday morning. "We got out the house, and that was... more »
  • Firefighters pull man from burning home

    November 28, 2013 11:48 AM

    ZACHARY - Firefighters pulled a man from his burning home early this morning in Zachary. The 58-year-old man was found on the floor of his home in the Sweet Briar Mobile Home Park on Samuels Road. He was taken to the hospital. No other injuries were reported. The... more »
  • Plans for new home for Amite police going ahead

    October 29, 2013 11:17 AM

    AMITE - Plans for a new home for the Amite Police Department are moving forward. Mayor Buddy Bel says the town was waiting to see if the half-cent jail tax would pass before moving ahead on the renovation of an old state office building. Chief Jerry Trabona tells The Daily... more »
  • Volunteers unite to renovate home for veterans check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 29, 2013 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of volunteers renovated a transitional home Saturday as part of a service project for veterans. Community members from Volunteers of America and The Home Depot volunteered their time to pressure wash, paint, and garden at the Garfield Transitional Home for Veterans. The volunteers built... more »
  • Prison for man for burglary try at Kid Rock home

    September 25, 2013 2:39 PM

    PONTIAC, Mich.- A man accused of trying to break into musician Kid Rock's suburban Detroit home has been sentenced to at least 46 months in prison. Brian Keith's sentence Wednesday was enhanced because of his previous criminal record. He recently pleaded no contest to attempted home invasion, malicious destruction of... more »
  • New rules approved for home health care workers

    September 17, 2013 11:57 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has approved new rules that extend minimum wage and overtime protections to home health care workers. The new rules will impact about 2 million workers. Home care aides have been exempt from federal wage laws since 1974, when they were placed in the same category... more »
  • Habitat for Humanity marks 300th home check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 13, 2013 4:18 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - Habitat for Humanity marked its 300th home in the Baton Rouge area Friday morning. The homeowners, Norvel and Takirri Blackburn, received the honor to own the milestone home after being chosen from a pool of elligible families. Norvel actually grew up in the 10th Habitat home in... more »
  • Firefighters find body inside burned mobile home

    September 2, 2013 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said they found a man's body inside a mobile home which burned overnight in Baton Rouge. Robert Combs with BRFD said investigators were leaving a suspected meth lab fire when they spotted the burning mobile home on North 22nd Street. He said firefighters found... more »
  • 4 kids dead after fire in NY home near Pa. border

    August 31, 2013 4:40 PM

    ELMIRA - People in an upstate New York neighborhood say the four victims of a home fire were children. Friday night's fire swept through a two-story home on a tidy block in the riverside city of Elmira, near the Pennsylvania border. Fire officials say the building was engulfed in flames... more »
  • Indictments for group connected to Hundred Oaks raid

    August 21, 2013 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A grand jury indicted five people on racketeering, drugs and weapon charges Wednesday. Christopher Varnado, Ronza Robertson, Marlene Varnado, Kenneth Robertson, and Dearcy Robertson were named on the indictment. Varnado is the alleged ringleader, authorities have said. They believe Dearcy Robertson was also involved in organizing the... more »
  • Police: vandalism at gay activist's home

    August 4, 2013 6:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana gay activist says somebody tore the rainbow flag from his balcony and spray-painted a slur on the house he and his partner share. Police say they and the FBI are investigating it as a hate crime. Sixty-eight-year-old John Hill says a neighbor got surveillance video.... more »
  • Home prices rise 12.2 percent, best in 6 years

    July 30, 2013 10:19 AM

    WASHINGTON - U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May compared with a year ago, the biggest yearly gain since March 2006. The increase shows the housing recovery is strengthening. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index also surged 2.4 percent in May from April, nearly matching the previous... more »
  • Hearing for man accused of murdering grandfather

    July 17, 2013 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A motions hearing is scheduled for this morning in the trial of Dustin Musso, who's accused of murdering his grandfather, setting the man's home on fire and stealing his car. In March a judge ruled Musso was competent to stand trial. He faces first-degree murder charges... more »
  • Several LSU games on SEC TV schedule

    July 16, 2013 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's home opener for the 2013 season against UAB will kick off at 6 p.m. CT on Sept. 7, and be televised on ESPNU. The SEC announced the time Tuesday as part of the league's release of the early season TV schedule. LSU's game against... more »
  • Some Ariz. residents to return home after fire

    July 4, 2013 3:21 PM

    YARNELL, Ariz. - Some residents who were forced to evacuate due to a deadly Arizona wildfire will be allowed to return to their homes Thursday evening. Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher says the evacuation order is being lifted only for Peeples Valley. Only those who can show proof of residency... more »
  • Teen torture

    June 27, 2013 7:24 PM

    ESCANABA, MICHIGAN- A mom and her boyfriend pleaded guilty to abusing her 15-year-old son who was kept inside a house in a makeshift room and tortured and abused for four-years. The boy was a prisoner in his house and rarely left a room made from tarps. He was rescued in... more »
  • Stocks bounce higher in early trade on Wall Street

    June 25, 2013 8:55 AM

    NEW YORK- Encouraging reports on home prices and orders for manufactured goods are sending stock prices higher in early trading on Wall Street. Homebuilder stocks rose sharply after home prices rose sharply in April and Lennar reported better earnings than the market was expecting. The Dow Jones industrial average was... more »
  • Sources: FBI raids house in undercover heroin sting

    June 24, 2013 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An undercover investigation involving heroin led to a raid at a home on Ovid St. on Friday. Sources told WBRZ News 2 the raid was a part of joint investigation with the federal, state, and local authorities. More details are expected to be released later Tuesday.... more »
  • Win a new house tonight! Dream Home Giveaway hours away

    June 15, 2013 4:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- In less than three hours, someone will win a new home. WBRZ presents the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway at 7 p.m. On WBRZ Channel 2 Saturday evening. Tickets are still available to win the house, although they are selling fast! To reserve one call (800)... more »
  • 2013 Dream Home will be given-away tonight!

    June 15, 2013 1:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Saturday, someone will win a nearly half-million dollar house. The house will be given-away live on television to the lucky person. It is for the 2013 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. A $100 ticket secures a chance at winning the house in an upscale neighborhood in southeast... more »
  • Felon booked in Kenner home-grown marijuana case

    June 12, 2013 3:07 PM

    KENNER - Allegations about a home-based marijuana growing operation have led to the arrest of a Kenner man on drug and weapon charges. Kenner police said they received an anonymous tip about marijuana being grown at a residence. Detectives searched the home Tuesday and found 32 marijuana plants, plus 18... more »
  • Tour the St. Jude Dream Home today, Sunday

    June 8, 2013 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The 2013 St. Jude Dream Home opens again Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. to peek at new ideas in home building. While touring the house for free, you can also buy a raffle ticket to win the home. Proceeds benefit the... more »
  • Stocks open sharply higher on Wall Street

    May 28, 2013 8:56 AM

    NEW YORK- A jump in home prices is helping send the stock market sharply higher in early trading. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 143 points to 15,447 shortly after the opening bell Tuesday, a gain of 1 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 17 points at... more »
  • New trends for home interior this summer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 24, 2013 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Home decorator Stacy Naquin appeared on News 2 at 4 today to discuss the hottest trends for your home this summer. She owns Stacy Naquin Interiors in Baton Rouge. For more information you can contact her at Email: stacynaquin@cox.net. more »
  • Retirement home employee arrested for theft

    May 22, 2013 11:36 AM

    SLIDELL- A 52-year-old Slidell retirement home employee is facing several theft charges after police say she stole jewelry and a digital camera from residents and then sold the items to local pawn shops. The Times-Picayune reports Stephanie Ducre is being held in the St. Tammany Parish Jail on a $25,000... more »
  • Lightning strike causes fire at evacuated home

    May 22, 2013 10:38 AM

    BAYOU CORNE - Authorities said strong storms today caused a fire at a Bayou Corne home evacuated due to the nearby sinkhole. Sheriff Mike Waguespack posted a picture of the damaged home on social media early this morning, saying it added "insult to injury." There were no injuries... more »
  • Proposals would limit cuts in Medicaid program

    May 20, 2013 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Proposals making it more difficult to cut the rates paid to hospitals and nursing homes for taking care of Medicaid patients are nearing final passage. Support from lawmakers comes despite concerns the constitutional amendments would further limit budget areas available to cut when Louisiana has financial woes... more »
  • Home improvement fraud arrest made

    May 20, 2013 11:22 AM

    PINEVILLE - Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies say a complaint from a homeowner has led to an arrest. . The homeowner contracted a Pineville man for repairs after the Christmas 2012 tornado damaged his home. Deputies tell The Town Talk 58-year-old Joe Jaime was arrested and booked into the Rapides Parish... more »
  • Family loses everything in fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 16, 2013 3:17 PM

    ST. AMANT - A knocked-over candle cost a family everything they had in a house fire, according to the St. Amant Fire Department. "The power went out between midnight and one. My husband left for work he had lit candles when the power went out. One of them got... more »
  • State may alter some Road Home requirements

    May 15, 2013 3:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Louisiana may ease some of the restrictions on the use of federal aid money in the state Road Home program for homeowners who were looking to rebuild, repair or sell property damaged by hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. The state's Office of Community said its proposals include... more »
  • FBI: Raid of Minn. home disrupted 'terror attack'

    May 6, 2013 1:11 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - The FBI says a potential terror attack that it believes was disrupted by a mobile home raid was in its "planning stages" and the target was believed to be in western Minnesota. Buford Rogers was arrested Friday after a search of the 24-year-old's Montevideo home turned up Molotov... more »
  • City will demolish house where child porn was found

    May 2, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The home of a man in jail on child porn charges will be torn down once utilities are disconnected the city said Thursday. A sign alerting of the demolition has already been posted on the home on Stoney Creek Avenue. David Burke lived there until he... more »
  • Judge declares BR family law unconstitutional

    April 25, 2013 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The definition of family, as spelled out by the City of Baton Rouge, is unconstitutional according to District Court Judge Janice Clark. Under the law, 3 or more unrelated people could not live together in neighborhoods zoned for single family. Judge Clark ruled that definition... more »
  • Quick action from firefighters saves home

    April 1, 2013 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters in Baton Rouge said quick response helped them save a family home after an electrical fire this morning. Curt Monte with Baton Rouge Fire said it happened at 10746 Red Oak around 8:30 Monday morning. Investigators believe an electrical malfunction in a storage room started... more »
  • Halfway homes stay in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 21, 2013 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge ruled that Oxford Homes, which house men and women with disabilities as well as recovering alcoholics and drug addicts, can stay in Baton Rouge. A year ago Westminster neighborhood board members attempted to prevent recovering alcoholics and drug addicts from living in group homes... more »
  • Upturn in home construction sends stocks higher

    March 19, 2013 8:57 AM

    NEW YORK- A surprisingly strong increase in new home construction is sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 40 points, or 0.3 percent, to 14,491 shortly after the opening bell Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up two points, or... more »
  • Man arrested, home damaged in hit and run

    March 18, 2013 2:38 PM

    Walker- A man who admitted to police he crashed into a home in Livingston Parish over the weekend, then took off on foot, is now behind bars. Police say early Saturday morning, Ashlyn Schroeder walked out of her home on Gaylord Road in Walker and found a car crashed... more »
  • Habitat Home and Garden Show this weekend in BR

    March 7, 2013 10:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Homeowners and builders across the area have a chance to get design ideas and more from the Habitat Home and Garden Show this weekend in Baton Rouge. The show is organized by the Capital Region Builders Association, and runs Saturday and Sunday March 9 and 10... more »
  • City to deal with porn house called eyesore

    March 5, 2013 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The city will deal with a house where hundreds of images of child pornography were found last year. Neighbors have complained about the house on Stoney Creek Ave. A judge ruled the city can make repairs, and if it is deemed dangerous, it can be torn... more »
  • Jindal faces trouble in home state

    February 25, 2013 2:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor Bobby Jindal is facing trouble in Louisiana, even he gives advice on how the GOP can regroup and looks to position himself to be a national party front man. The new head of the Republican Governors Association has made a series of cuts to health services... more »
  • Billy Cannon released from hospital after stroke

    February 21, 2013 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football legend Billy Cannon left the hospital today after treatment for a stroke, according to the university's athletic department. Spokesperson Herb Vincent said Cannon's family told him the former Heisman winner was on his way home. He was rushed to the hospital Tuesday from Angola... more »
  • Biden says a shotgun will scare off intruders

    February 19, 2013 3:43 PM

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden says Americans don't need semi-automatic weapons to protect their homes because a couple of blasts from a shotgun will scare off intruders. The vice president encouraged those worried about defending themselves to buy a shotgun. He was speaking Tuesday in an online video as... more »
  • Jefferson Parish woman killed by gunshots at home

    February 17, 2013 10:34 AM

    GRETNA, La. - Jefferson Parish authorities say an 81-year-old woman has been shot and killed after someone fire into her home in the Bridge City community. Sheriff Newell Normand says in a news release that it's not clear if the woman was the intended target in the shooting, but she... more »

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