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  • Edwin Edwards spending Thanksgiving in hospital: pneumonia

    November 26, 2015 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards is spending Thanksgiving in the hospital. Edwards' wife, Trina, says in a text message that her 88-year-old husband won't be discharged Thursday from a hospital where he's being treated for pneumonia. But he won't have to eat hospital turkey. Trina... more »
  • Afghan hospital said to be misidentified before being bombed

    November 25, 2015 10:25 AM

    WASHINGTON - An investigative report on the U.S. air attack that killed more than two dozen civilians at a medical charity's hospital in northern Afghanistan last month says the crew of the attacking plane misidentified the target, believing it to be a government compound taken over by the Taliban. The... more »
  • Edwards still plans to expand Medicaid check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 23, 2015 7:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards plans to expand Medicaid early on in his term. Louisiana is one of twenty states that hasn't expanded the program offered under the Affordable Care Act. "We're going to do it as soon as we can, as responsibly as we possibly can, and... more »
  • BR General to 'reinvent' Mid-City hospital check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 11, 2015 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Board members for Baton Rouge General's hospitals revealed plans Wednesday to change their Mid-City campus into a specialty center and further develop empty land around their Bluebonnet Campus. The plans call for BRG Mid-City to focus on caring for the elderly, those with behavioral issues or... more »
  • Mother kills child, herself at Phoenix-area hospital

    November 7, 2015 11:29 AM

    MESA, Ariz. - Police say it appears a mother of a patient at a suburban Phoenix children's hospital took her child's life before taking her own. Authorities say staff at Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa found a woman and her 5-year-old child dead inside the child's room sometime... more »
  • Police investigating injured infant

    November 6, 2015 5:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police confirmed to News 2 they're looking into what happened to a child who was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital with serious head injuries Friday. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said they were notified by Our Lady Of The Lake hospital about the... more »
  • Lawmakers meet with hospital chief to shutdown closure rumor mill

    October 30, 2015 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In an effort to try and ease the nerves of many, lawmakers met with the CEO of Baton Rouge General to discuss the plans for the Mid City campus. Earlier this week , the hospital announced it was moving its burn unit to the Bluebonnet facility.... more »
  • Burn unit move from Mid City to Bluebonnet approved by state check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 27, 2015 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials with the Baton Rouge General Medical Center filed paperwork with the state to move their high-profile burn unit from its Mid City campus on Florida Boulevard to the Bluebonnet Boulevard location. This comes after BRG closed its Mid City emergency room less than a year... more »
  • Father arrested after child is taken to hospital

    October 22, 2015 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they have arrested a 5-week-old girl's father on child cruelty charges. Charles Robinson is in custody after the child showed up at a Baton Rouge hospital with severe burns. Cpl. Don Coppola said the 5-week-old girl arrived at the hospital with burns on... more »
  • Sisters reunite decades after separation

    October 11, 2015 1:48 PM

    SARASOTA, Fla. - Two orphaned sisters separated decades ago in Korea have been reunited after being hired at the same hospital in Florida. Holly Hoyle O'Brien was adopted by an American couple in 1978 when she was 9 years old. Her stepmother had taken her younger half-sister years ago and... more »
  • Suspect identified, wanted in Saturday night shooting

    October 10, 2015 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for 26-year-old Jaime Rivera in a fatal shooting investigation The shooting happened in the 1200 block of Cristy Drive shortly before 8:00 pm. Eduardo Olivas, 33, died on scene from sustained gunshot wounds. The second victim, 36, was transported to a local... more »
  • Eight kids hurt after hit-and-run with school bus check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 1, 2015 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Eight kids were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a hit-and-run driver crashed into a school bus Thursday morning, according to police. The Baton Rouge Police Department said a 1999 Mazda Millenia ran a stop sign and collided with the bus on Gayosa Street near... more »
  • Grey's Anatomy - Thursdays @ 7 p.m.

    September 25, 2015 12:05 PM

    Grey's Anatomy is the recipient of the 2007 Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Series - Drama, and multiple Emmy nominations, including two for Outstanding Drama Series. The doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital deal with life-or-death consequences on a daily basis-it's in one another that they find comfort,... more »
  • BRG cutting 50 to 60 jobs after ER closure earlier this year

    September 10, 2015 8:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge General announced it was eliminating 50 to 60 positions in the wake of the closure of the ER at the Mid City location earlier this year. The positions are in administrative support and are not necessarily "bedside" - ones that come into contact with... more »
  • Development plan at old Earl K. Long hospital unveiling this week

    September 8, 2015 8:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who live around the old Earl K. Long Hospital will hear plans Thursday for revitalizing the area. It's the second public-input meeting since March, it'll be held at the S.E. Mackey Center. At the first meeting residents called for a combination of retail, business and housing... more »
  • Les Miles: Rumors of my demise exaggerated check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 31, 2015 2:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Head LSU football coach Les Miles quoted writer Mark Twain as he addressed his health scare Monday evening. "Rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated,"Miles paraphrased before talking about football and his game plan for Saturday's contest with the McNeese State Cowboys. Miles discussed... more »
  • False alarm at Our Lady of the Lake: No shots fired

    August 29, 2015 8:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Eye witnesses say police with rifles escorted confused patients from the Our Lady of the Lake Emergency Room Saturday night fearing an active shooter situation. Emergency room staff reported possible shots fired around 7:30 p.m. after a patient slammed a door. Baton Rouge police were on... more »
  • Police investigating disturbance at Islamic Center

    August 14, 2015 6:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said Friday they're investigating an incident at the Islamic Center in Baton Rouge involving a man with a gun. Baton Rouge Police said around 9:20 p.m. Thursday they were called to the center near Louisiana State Police headquarters for reports of an armed man causing... more »
  • Hospital manager offers rebuttal to LSU mismanagement claims

    July 31, 2015 9:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The manager of LSU's Shreveport and Monroe hospitals, accused by university leaders of not fulfilling its contract terms, says it has sought to bring in an outside mediator to work out the disputes. But the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana, known as BRF, says LSU has refused... more »
  • Ground could break on new OLOL Children's Hospital by December check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials with Our Lady of the Lake released new details about their proposed new children's hospital in Baton Rouge Thursday morning and said they could break ground on the project by the end of the year. CEO Terrie Sterling said the hospital has spent the... more »
  • With Monday evening release, only 2 shooting victims remain in hospital

    July 27, 2015 8:33 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Another person injured in a movie theater shooting here was released from the hospital Monday evening. The patient was released from Lafayette General, police said. Earlier, doctors had listed the patient in "good condition." Their name was not released. As of this post, only two people... more »
  • Judge says she did not involuntarily commit theater gunman

    July 27, 2015 6:09 PM

    CARROLLTON, Ga. - A judge in Georgia is correcting the record about a mental health evaluation of the man who killed two people and himself inside a Louisiana movie theater last week. The family of John Russell Houser obtained a protective order against him in 2008 after their lawyer... more »
  • LSU hospital manager slaps competitor with federal lawsuit

    July 16, 2015 3:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The operator of LSU's Shreveport hospital is suing a competitor, accusing it of violating federal antitrust laws and trying to take away its doctors and paying patients. The lawsuit was filed Thursday by the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana, or BRF. It is an outgrowth of... more »
  • Video shows LSU's Derrius Guice being taken away in ambulance check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 15, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials confirmed a football player was taken by EMS from practice Wednesday. Michael Bonnette said the 18-year-old player was taken to the hospital around 5:30 p.m. from LSU's indoor practice facility. Bonnette did not say why the player was taken to the hospital,... more »
  • Mayor Holden's Healthy BR Initiative wins national AHA award

    July 14, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE -The American Hospital Association announced Tuesday that Mayor-President Kip Holden's Healthy BR Initiative is one of five programs nationwide to receive the NOVA award for improving community health. "This award is really honoring a collaborative effort, and shows what can be accomplished when health-care providers put aside their... more »
  • Police: No evidence of gunshot at Walter Reed hospital

    July 6, 2015 12:10 PM

    BETHESDA, Md. - Police say there's no evidence of gunshots and no injuries reported after officers searched a 20-story tower at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington. Montgomery County police say a 911 call reporting hearing a single shot inside Building 1, the original hospital on the... more »
  • Hearse stolen with body inside

    June 28, 2015 4:47 PM

    ATLANTA - Atlanta police say a hearse with a body inside was stolen outside a hospital. Both were recovered a short time later. Atlanta police Officer Ralph Woolfolk said authorities believe the hearse was taken Sunday morning outside Grady Memorial Hospital in the city's downtown area. WSB-TV reports that it... more »
  • Earl K. Long to be demolished

    June 12, 2015 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The former Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital in Baton Rouge is being torn down. The charity hospital was operated by LSU until its shutdown two years ago. The hospital joined its teaching and training programs with Our Lady of the Lake on Essen Lane. There's no... more »
  • NY Med - Streaming Available

    June 11, 2015 5:34 PM

    NY Med airs this summer after nearly two years of production with a fresh edition of the multi award-winning series. Expanding their scope, the producers offer a riveting tale of two cities. Each episode in this eight-part series toggles between the renowned surgeons of Manhattan's New York Presbyterian Hospital and... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Grandmother talks about delivering grandson check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 1, 2015 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ace Henderson, a day-old baby at Woman's Hospital, is just like any other newborn at the hospital, though there is one unique characteristic: his grandmother delivered him. "'I said, 'all we can do, Kelly, is drop your pants. We're going to deliver this baby right here,'"... more »
  • Trend of free-standing ER's hitting Baton Rouge region check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 20, 2015 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's a new trend nationwide of emergency rooms which aren't connected to larger hospitals, and the only two in Louisiana are both in the Baton Rouge region. The free-standing emergency rooms are open around the clock and have emergency physicians on-site at all times. The first... more »
  • Weak eagle rehabilitated at LSU, to be released Friday

    May 15, 2015 4:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana State University's wildlife hospital is releasing a juvenile bald eagle brought in by a wildlife agent after Pierre Part residents reported that it seemed to be listless. Veterinary school spokeswoman Ginger Guttner says veterinarians plan to release it Friday at Lake Verret in Napoleonville. Guttner says X-rays... more »
  • First-time moms celebrate Mother's Day

    May 10, 2015 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Woman's Hospital says they expected to deliver nearly 20 babies on Mother's Day, Sunday. For first time mother, Brittany Jackson, the day couldn't be more special. "I went through a lot for her to get here," said Jackson. Carly Rochelle McIntyre was the first... more »
  • Blues legend B.B. King reports he's in hospice at Vegas home

    May 1, 2015 5:40 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Blues legend B.B. King is telling fans he's in hospice care at home in Las Vegas. The 89-year-old musician posted thanks to fans on his official website Friday for well-wishes and prayers. Las Vegas police Officer Jesse Roybal says an ambulance was summoned Thursday to King's address... more »
  • Blues legend B.B. King tells fans he's leaving hospital

    April 7, 2015 2:43 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Blues patriarch B.B. King is telling fans he's feeling better and will be released from a hospital Tuesday. The 89-year-old musician's daughter, Claudette King, told the Los Angeles Times that he had been hospitalized since the weekend for treatment of dehydration caused by Type 2 diabetes.... more »
  • BR General burn unit caring for plant workers

    April 3, 2015 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Administrators with Baton Rouge General's burn unit said two workers are in fair condition after they were burned in a plant fire at a Geismar chemical facility last night. Hospital spokesperson Nicole Kleinpeter said the burned workers were first taken to an emergency room near the... more »
  • National EMS Academy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 2, 2015 9:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE- If you're looking for a career where you can save lives and make a difference, the National EMS Academy is looking for you. They're holding informational sessions in Baton Rouge next week. Emergency Medical Technicians, or EMTs, perform a wide variety of services to people, including: CPR,... more »
  • EMS: not sure what to expect with Tuesday's ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 30, 2015 8:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid City closes its doors early Tuesday morning. Ahead of the 7 a.m. closure, EMS says it isn't sure what to expect just yet, but have had to make the adjustment before, when Earl K. Long Hospital closed in... more »
  • "An act of God"

    March 19, 2015 7:52 PM

    DANVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA- Doctors call it an extraordinary case of survival after a 22-month-old boy was pulled from the frigid water of a stream and was revived after an hour and 41-minutes of CPR. Gardell Martin was released from the hospital on Sunday and doctors say he made a full... more »
  • Community members dream up plans for vacant hospital site

    March 12, 2015 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday night, people who live and work around the now abandoned Earl K Long hospital met to share their thoughts on what the 14-acre property should become. State and city representatives hosted the discussion. Developers joined them and listened to ideas. They urged, the discussion was... more »
  • Opening date for big New Orleans hospital delayed to August

    March 10, 2015 5:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Officials say the massive new medical center being built in downtown New Orleans to replace the shuttered Charity Hospital won't open until August. On Tuesday, LCMC Health, the company managing the University Medical Center, said a tentative Aug. 1 opening date has been set for the... more »
  • Injured US ambassador to be released from hospital

    March 10, 2015 1:56 AM

    SEOUL, South Korea - A Seoul hospital says it expects to release injured U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert after five days of treatment because of a knife attack. Lippert has been hospitalized at Seoul's Severance Hospital since Thursday when a knife-wielding man slashed him on the face and wrist during a... more »
  • Leaders to host forum on community's desire for EKL site

    March 9, 2015 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - City and state leaders want to hear what people would like to see replace the shuttered Earl K. Long Hospital. Thursday, there is a forum to discuss what people might envision. The meting is hosted by State Senator Sharon Weston Broome, State Representative Regina Barrow and... more »
  • Rural hospitals get billions in extra Medicare funds

    March 9, 2015 2:00 AM

    Federal investigators say a law allowing rural hospitals to bill rehabilitation services for seniors at higher rates than nursing homes and other facilities has led to billions of dollars in extra Medicare spending. The report out Monday from the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services... more »
  • LHA: Jindal budget threatens state's infants

    March 4, 2015 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Hospital administrators in Louisiana voiced concerns Wednesday that the Jindal administration's proposed budget could put the state's most fragile citizens at risk. The Louisiana Hospital Association said Wednesday the proposed budget could lead to much deeper health care cuts than originally advertised, and would put infants... more »
  • Neighbors: Drive-by shooting left toddler covered in blood check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 3, 2015 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a toddler covered in blood and police with their hands tied. A two-year-old boy was raced to the emergency room last night, injured by shards of glass from a car window that was shot out. ... more »
  • 'Superbug' outbreak not threat to LA County public health

    February 19, 2015 6:09 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles County health official says a "superbug" bacterial outbreak at a local hospital doesn't pose any threat to public health. Dr. Benjamin Schwartz offered that assurance during a news conference Thursday afternoon. A day earlier, UCLA officials said nearly 180 patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA... more »
  • Police investigating wallet stolen from hospital

    February 18, 2015 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released photos Wednesday of a woman who made purchases with several credit cards stolen from a Baton Rouge hospital this month. Investigators asked for help identifying the woman, who spent more than $1,170 on the cards throughout the Baton Rouge area. Police said the... more »
  • Seminar for senior citizens struggling behind the wheel check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 18, 2015 7:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Stories about senior citizens becoming overwhelmed behind the wheel and getting into accidents are becoming more common. An upcoming seminar will focus on the keys to driving safely as you get older . "This seminar is targeting adults with aging parents and adults who are aging... more »
  • Hospital leaders meet to discuss ER closure

    February 18, 2015 6:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There will be a meeting of the minds Wednesday morning to discuss the planned closing of the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid City. It's scheduled to shutdown within 45 days. The CEO's of the four Baton Rouge area hospitals that provide ER care: BRG,... more »
  • Witnesses to Sunday night wreck sought check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 16, 2015 4:23 PM

    GONZALES - Police investigating a wreck which sent five people to the hospital Sunday night in Gonzales asked for any witnesses to contact them Monday. Gonzales Police spokesperson Charlotte Guedry said investigators would greatly appreciate any witnesses to the wreck at LA 429 and Airline Highway to come forward... more »
  • Outraged leaders point finger at Jindal for ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 11, 2015 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Political and community leaders blame the Jindal administration for creating the issues which forced Baton Rouge General to close their Mid-City emergency room. The group said the area served by the hospital would be a "Jindal Death Zone" if the ER stays closed. "It's going... more »
  • Mid City leaders: clinics won't replace ER check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 10, 2015 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Wednesday on the steps of the Capitol, community leaders say they'll speak out against the planned closure of Baton Rouge General's Mid City emergency room. In less than two months, the ER will shut down and leave local health care in the hands of outpatient clinics. ... more »
  • Go Red for Women's heart health this month check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 5, 2015 8:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Even though this is purple and gold, blue and gold, and green and gold country, it's time to drag the red out of the back of your closet. Friday is "Go Red for Women" Day. "Every minute in this country, a woman dies of heart-related disease,"... more »
  • Mayor puts blame on governor for ER's closure

    February 4, 2015 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mayor put some of the blame on Governor Bobby Jindal for the closure of the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid City . The hospital announced this week, it was losing too much money and would close the ER in two months. It was... more »
  • BR General CEO talks about ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the CEO for the Baton Rouge General prepares his staff for the impending closure of the hospital's emergency room, he's answering some questions about how the hospital got into the situation. Last year the state stepped in with millions of dollars to cover a gap created... more »
  • Paramedics expect longer transport times with ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 3, 2015 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Paramedics said longer transport times are likely in the wake of the decision by Baton Rouge General to close its Mid City emergency room . The hospital said Tuesday, a growing number of uninsured patients seeking treatment from the ER was bleeding the hospital dry. The... more »
  • Bobbi Kristina is fighting for her life

    February 3, 2015 2:05 AM

    NEW YORK - Bobbi Kristina Brown is fighting for her life, according to a statement from the Houston family Monday. Police said the 21-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown was taken to a hospital Saturday after she was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub... more »
  • Hospital staff mourns surgeon fatally wounded by gunman

    January 21, 2015 2:18 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Administrators and staff at a leading Boston hospital are mourning the death of a cardiac surgeon who was fatally shot at the hospital by a man who then killed himself. Officials at Brigham and Women's Hospital say Dr. Michael J. Davidson, director of endovascular cardiac surgery, died... more »
  • Muhammad Ali released from hospital after urinary infection

    January 16, 2015 1:57 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the boxing great has been released from a hospital where he received follow-up care for a severe urinary tract infection. It was the former heavyweight champion's second hospital stay in the last four weeks. Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell said Ali... more »
  • Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinic

    January 6, 2015 11:26 PM

    EL PASO, Texas - Officials say a gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas, killing one other person. Fort Bliss Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty announced Tuesday night that the shooter is also dead. Twitty did not say whether the gunman was shot by responding officers.... more »
  • 'Active shooter' reported at El Paso military hospital

    January 6, 2015 5:32 PM

    EL PASO, Texas - The Army is searching for a suspect after an "active shooter" was reported at a West Texas military hospital. Fort Bliss spokesman Gil Telles says an "active shooter" has been confirmed at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso. Telles says he has no... more »
  • Spokesman: George H.W. Bush returns home

    December 30, 2014 11:58 AM

    HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush has been released from a Houston hospital after a stay of about a week for treatment of shortness of breath. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Tuesday the 90-year-old Bush had left Houston's Methodist Hospital, was resting at home and was "grateful to the... more »
  • George H.W. Bush still in hospital

    December 27, 2014 5:42 PM

    HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush will remain in a Houston hospital through the weekend after experiencing shortness of breath earlier this week. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Saturday the 90-year-old's condition has improved and doctors are discussing dates for his discharge, but he will remain for now at... more »
  • Spokesman: George H.W. Bush remains in hospital

    December 26, 2014 4:55 PM

    HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush is spending a fourth night in a Houston hospital where he's being treated after experiencing shortness of breath earlier this week. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Friday evening the 90-year-old Bush "remains in high spirits and continues to make progress." No other details... more »
  • Ex-President George H.W. Bush taken to hospital

    December 24, 2014 2:05 AM

    HOUSTON, TX - Former President George H.W. Bush has been taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath. Spokesman Jim McGrath said in statement that Bush was taken Tuesday evening by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital as a "precaution." McGrath says the 90-year-old Bush "will be held... more »
  • Feds: La. must repay $190M from LSU hospital deals

    December 23, 2014 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The federal Medicaid agency has approved financing plans for contracts that turn six LSU hospitals over to private companies. That ends questions about whether care for Louisiana's uninsured could be in jeopardy. But the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also ordered Louisiana to repay $190 million... more »
  • Panthers' Cam Newton discharged from hospital

    December 10, 2014 11:17 AM

    CHARLOTTE, NC - Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton says Cam Newton has been discharged from the hospital following a two-car crash that left the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback with two fractures in his lower back. Dayton said Wednesday that Newton was thankful for the care he received and is stiff and... more »
  • OLOL unveils new emergency room expansion check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 9, 2014 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hospital leaders at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center unveiled a new children's emergency room and expansion of its adult emergency department Tuesday. The expansion increases the number of beds from 14 to 20 on the children's side, and 45 to 59 on the adult... more »
  • Inside the 'Earl' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 2, 2014 7:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The charity hospital along Airline Highway will soon be gone as the state works on securing a contract to begin demolition of Earl K. Long. The hospital was closed in April 2013, when the state dismantled its charity hospital system. It will cost about $2... more »
  • NYC doctor to be released after Ebola recovery

    November 10, 2014 5:15 PM

    NEW YORK - New York City health officials say a doctor who had Ebola has recovered and is scheduled to be released from the hospital Tuesday. The city Department of Health says in a statement Dr. Craig Spencer "has been declared free of the virus." Spencer tested positive... more »
  • Study: Hundreds of kids harmed by detergent 'pods'

    November 10, 2014 3:22 PM

    UNDATED - Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets called pods have landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two years. An analysis of poison center data for 2012 and 2013 shows that there were more than 17,000 poison center calls about the products involving children... more »
  • Baton Rouge General Physicians hold open house today check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 6, 2014 7:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge General Physicians are giving you a change to kickstart a healthier lifestyle for free. Dr. Tarisha Mixon stopped by 2une In Thursday to tell you how. Today from Noon - 2:00 p.m. at Baton Rouge General Mid-City. You'll get a tour of the facility,... more »
  • US journalist to head home after Ebola recovery

    October 22, 2014 1:51 AM

    OMAHA, NE - An American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola will be released soon from an Omaha hospital. The Nebraska Medical Center says Ashoka Mukpo is scheduled to be discharged Wednesday morning from the hospital's biocontainment unit. Medical staff involved in his care plan to speak about his... more »
  • Hospital: American video journalist free of Ebola

    October 21, 2014 6:20 PM

    OMAHA, NB - An Omaha hospital says an American video journalist is free of Ebola and will be released soon. The Nebraska Medical Center said Tuesday afternoon that Ashoka Mukpo's blood tested negative for the virus. He will be allowed to leave a biocontainment unit on Wednesday. Mukpo said in... more »
  • Infant trapped under dead father leaving hospital

    October 13, 2014 11:33 AM

    PLEASANT HILL - Officials say a 10-month-old infant trapped underneath the decomposing body of her father for up to three days is being released from a Shreveport hospital. Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers says the infant, Betty Jean Fields, would be released Monday afternoon. Rivers said the infant was... more »

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