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  • Romo out for year after 2nd collarbone injury of season

    November 27, 2015 2:02 PM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Dallas quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the season with a small fracture in the same collarbone that previously sidelined him for seven games this year. Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said on his radio show Friday that Romo's left collarbone would not... more »
  • Louisiana private sector jobs see fewer illnesses, injuries

    November 17, 2015 7:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Work-related injuries and illnesses among Louisiana private companies fell to their lowest level in 13 years. Figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal the state had two incidents per 100 full-time employees in 2014. Those figures are down from 2.2 in 2013. Louisiana ranked first among... more »
  • Fire Marshal says "we've found no defects" on fair ride

    October 30, 2015 8:28 PM

    Baton Rouge - The 20 year old woman injured after falling out of her seat on the Gee Wiz ride, suffered a fractured elbow and ribs, according to the State's Fire Marshal's office. State Fire Marshal, Butch Browning told News 2 the ride will not be in operation for... more »
  • Pelicans G Evans has arthroscopic surgery

    October 20, 2015 7:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans has had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. While the club says Tuesday's operation was "successful," the Pelicans are not immediately providing a timetable for Evans' return. The 6-foot-6 Evans, who is expected to serve as starting point guard... more »
  • Devon Gales hitting rehabilitation efforts hard

    October 15, 2015 3:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Injured Southern Jaguars football player, Devon Gales, continues to exhibit the same kind of grit he brought to the practice and gameday gridiron at The Bluffs, but the new fans he's impressing are hospital officials and staff at Atlanta’s Shepherd Center. Less than a month has... more »
  • Injury leads to South Carolina QB switch

    October 8, 2015 7:11 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Freshman Lorenzo Nunez's shoulder injury has led to the latest quarterback switch for South Carolina and coach Steve Spurrier. Spurrier said Thursday former walk-on Perry Orth will start against No. 7 LSU on Saturday because Nunez had not practiced much this week after injuring his shoulder... more »
  • Pelicans C Omer Asik to miss 3 weeks with calf strain

    October 8, 2015 12:26 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Pelicans say center Omer Asik is expected to be sidelined about three weeks with a right calf strain. The club says the 7-footer strained his calf in practice on Wednesday. Asik is entering his second season in New Orleans. He appeared in 76... more »
  • Sheriff's deputies: 1 killed, 2 injured in LaPlace shooting

    October 5, 2015 10:06 AM

    LAPLACE- The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a triple shooting that left one person dead and two others injured. The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. Monday at a home in the 400 block of State Street in Laplace. Deputies discovered two shooting victims at the home, and... more »
  • Central High honoring alumni Devon Gales check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 2, 2015 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Under the Friday night lights, plays honored a former Central Wildcat. Starting with Friday's game against McKinley, the Central football team will wear blue and gold stickers in the shape of ribbons on the backs of helmets for Southern University football player Devon Gales. Gales, a... more »
  • Saints coach Payton expects Brees to start Sunday

    October 2, 2015 3:22 PM

    METAIRIE - Saints coach Sean Payton says he expects quarterback Drew Brees to return as starter against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in the Superdome. Brees missed the Saints' loss in Carolina last Sunday because of a bruised rotator cuff in his right (throwing) shoulder. Brees, who... more »
  • Doctors say Gales could be in hospital 8 weeks

    October 1, 2015 1:59 PM

    ATLANTA - Doctors said Thursday that Southern University football player Devon Gales will likely be in the hospital for eight weeks or more as he recovers from a spinal injury suffered while playing Saturday against the University of Georgia. Dr. Brock Bowman, Gales' attending physician at the Shepherd Center... more »
  • Fournette on sitting out 2016: 'I'm drowning with my brothers' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 30, 2015 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SEC defensive units should be warned: Leonard Fournette's not going anywhere. LSU's record-setting running back responded late Tuesday to an NBC Sports article suggesting he sit out the 2016 season to avoid injuring himself and hurting his NFL potential. He says that isn't in the cards.... more »
  • Saints' Payton expects Brees to throw at practice all week

    September 30, 2015 11:06 AM

    METAIRIE - Saints coach Sean Payton says it's "safe to say" Drew Brees is going to throw at every practice this week as the quarterback attempts to come back from a right shoulder injury. Brees sat out last Sunday's 27-22 loss at Carolina because of a bruised rotator cuff in... more »
  • SU establishes fund for injured player

    September 28, 2015 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University announced a fund for Devon Gales, the Jaguar's wide receiver who suffered a svere spinal injury during Saturday's game against Georgia. The university said it was accepting electronic donations through a website or via mail through the Southern University System Foundation. Money can be sent... more »
  • Southern football player has spinal surgery after injury check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 28, 2015 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Southern University football player had successful spinal surgery in Georgia after an injury on the field Saturday. Devon Gales remains in a hospital in Athens where he can now move his upper body. Devon was carted off the field after a collision during a kickoff in... more »
  • Roethlisberger out indefinitely with sprained left knee

    September 28, 2015 11:49 AM

    PITTSBURGH - Ben Roethlisberger's season doesn't appear to be over. Still, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have to move forward indefinitely without their star quarterback. Coach Mike Tomlin said Monday Roethlisberger has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee and there is no timetable for his return. Michael Vick... more »
  • Saints QB Brees confident he'll be able to play vs. Panthers

    September 23, 2015 3:41 PM

    METAIRIE - Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he is confident he will be able to play on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers despite a bruised rotator cuff in his throwing shoulder. Brees says the key is balancing rest and rehab through the week so that he's as strong as... more »
  • Reports indicate Brees may play against Carolina on Sunday

    September 22, 2015 1:15 PM

    METAIRIE - Reports indicate that the condition of Drew Brees' shoulder may allow him to play this coming Sunday against Carolina. Ed Werder of ESPN tweeted Tuesday that he believes Brees is a "reasonable possibility" for the game this week, depending on how the Saints QB's shoulder responds to... more »
  • No. 18 Auburn DB Josh Holsey out for season with torn ACL

    September 15, 2015 2:05 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn defensive back Joshua Holsey tore his left ACL for the second time and is out for the season. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn announced the extent of Holsey's injury Tuesday. The senior started at nickel back for the 18th-ranked Tigers against Jacksonville State but was injured... more »
  • Three-month-old baby died Saturday morning

    August 6, 2015 11:28 PM

    UPDATE: The three-month-old baby died Saturday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, John Hope now faces murder charges. ********************************** BATON ROUGE - Police said the father of a three-month-old was arrested late Thursday night, charged with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Officers were called to an... more »
  • Royals, mascot face civil case in hot dog injury

    June 17, 2015 11:32 AM

    KANSAS CITY, MO - Jurors have begun deliberations in a lawsuit against the Kansas City Royals by a man who was struck in the eye by a foil-wrapped hot dog flung by the team's mascot. John Coomer of Overland Park, Kansas, says he suffered a detached retina at a 2009... more »
  • Office Depot to pay $3.4 million over faulty chairs

    May 27, 2015 4:15 PM

    NEW YORK - Office Depot is paying $3.4 million to settle charges from regulators that it didn't report defects of two of its office chair models fast enough, even after receiving more than 200 complaints. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the seatbacks of some of the chairs fell... more »
  • Pregnant mother with serious injuries in St. Tammany crash

    May 10, 2015 2:39 PM

    COVINGTON, La. - A pregnant mother is being treated for serious injuries after a sedan and a garbage truck collided Sunday morning on the Northshore. The sedan had two young children inside along with their mother and father. The crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. near Hwy. 435... more »
  • Goose found at City Park Lake with blow dart in head check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 21, 2015 9:40 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A goose is recovering after taking what appears to be a blow dart to the head. The bird was found wandering around the City Park Lake about two weeks ago by a good Samaritan. The man brought the goose to get some help at Wings of Hope... more »
  • Gunman and guard dead in shooting at federal office near D.C.

    April 9, 2015 8:23 PM

    SUITLAND, Md. - The suspected gunman in a shooting at the U.S. Census Bureau about ten miles outside Washington, D.C. was killed by police shortly after the attack. A guard at the compound was shot, he died at a local hospital. WJLA, the ABC affiliate in the area, reported... more »
  • Durant to have another surgery, will miss rest of season

    March 27, 2015 2:53 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY- Reigning MVP Kevin Durant will have bone graft surgery next week to deal with a fractured bone in his right foot, and he will miss the rest of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Friday. Durant had surgery on a broken bone in his right foot in... more »
  • Ex-Ragin' Cajun Lucroy to miss start of spring training

    February 11, 2015 9:38 AM

    MILWAUKEE, WI - All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy will miss four to six weeks of spring training for the Milwaukee Brewers because of a mild strain of his right hamstring. The team said that Lucroy was diagnosed with the injury by a team doctor on Monday. Another examination on Tuesday confirmed... more »
  • Former NFL player shares message of hope in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 1, 2015 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A message of hope and perseverance was the focal point at Hearts of Ease Family Life Church on Sunday. Former defensive and defensive tackle for the New York Jets, Dennis Byrd, talked about the day that put his life on a different course. In November... more »
  • Spurs guard Tony Parker out against Pelicans

    December 26, 2014 6:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is not playing against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night because of the lingering effects of a left hamstring strain. Parker played the last two games, including Thursday's 114-106 loss to Oklahoma City. But coach Gregg Popovich said the injury... more »
  • Saints running back Robinson back at practice

    December 3, 2014 4:30 PM

    METAIRIE - New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson, who has missed the past six games with a forearm injury, has returned to practice on a limited basis. Coach Sean Payton says Robinson is using a brace and that everything looked good in Wednesday's practice, though the team still wants... more »
  • Saints' Robinson to miss 6th straight game

    November 28, 2014 4:01 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints have ruled out running back Khiry Robinson for Sunday's game at Pittsburgh, meaning he'll miss his sixth straight game with a forearm injury. Linebacker Kyle Knox, who missed last week's game with a hand injury, also has been listed as out on Friday's injury... more »
  • Saints place Cooks, Bush on IR, add 3 players

    November 18, 2014 5:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints have placed starting rookie receiver Brandin Cooks and starting free safety Rafael Bush on injured reserve, ending their seasons. The club has also waived running back Edwin Baker and added three new players to its active roster: linebacker Moise Fokou, cornerback Terrence Frederick... more »
  • Saints without Cooks, Bush during stretch run

    November 17, 2014 3:32 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints will have to continue their chase for an NFC South title without a pair of starters: receiver Brandin Cooks and safety Rafael Bush. Agent Jeff Sperbeck says Cooks had surgery on Monday on his broken thumb and that his recovery time is expected to... more »
  • Source: LSU's Kenny Hilliard out for season

    November 14, 2014 1:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A person familiar with the situation says LSU running back Kenny Hilliard is out for the rest of the regular season with a shoulder injury. Hilliard had 434 yards and six touchdowns for the No. 20 Tigers (7-3, 3-3, No. 17 CFP) before injuring his shoulder and... more »
  • Saints safety Byrd has season-ending knee surgery

    October 3, 2014 2:02 PM

    METARIE - New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says starting free safety Jairus Byrd has had season-ending knee surgery. Payton said Friday the three-time Pro Bowler injured his lateral meniscus Thursday during a workout. Payton, who doesn't normally announce injuries, says Byrd had informed his father, Gil, an assistant with... more »
  • Serena Williams out of China Open with injury

    October 3, 2014 2:04 AM

    BEIJING, China - Defending champion Serena Williams has pulled out of the China Open with a left knee injury. The top-ranked Williams had been due to face Australian Samantha Stosur in the quarterfinals on Friday. Playing with strapping on her knee, the American beat Lucie Safarova 6-1, 1-6, 6-2 in... more »
  • AP source: Ingram has a broken hand

    September 15, 2014 1:09 PM

    METAIRIE - A person familiar with the situation says New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has a broken hand. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Monday because the Saints have not disclosed the injury, which was first reported by ESPN. The person says... more »
  • Could Southern lose players before the first game? check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 24, 2014 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars could be down a few starters when the team takes to Cajun Field in Lafayette for their first game. Head coach Dawson Odums said academics and injuries could sideline several players when they travel I-10 to take on the ULL Ragin' Cajuns Saturday.... more »
  • NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

    July 29, 2014 8:09 AM

    CHICAGO, IL - The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit. A federal court filing obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries. Players can use the results later as grounds... more »
  • Cable on Ohio amusement park ride snaps, hurting 2

    July 27, 2014 1:33 PM

    SANDUSKY, Ohio - An Ohio amusement park ride that swings riders as high as 125 feet has been closed indefinitely after a cable snapped, injuring two visitors. Cedar Point spokesman Bryan Edwards says a cable on one of the Skyhawk ride's carriages disconnected late Saturday. One rider was treated at... more »
  • Injured LSU's Trey Lealaimatafao tweets from hospital

    July 22, 2014 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU freshman defensive tackle who severely injured his arm Monday tweeted from his hospital bed a day after the injury. After an apparent argument with his girlfriend, Trey Lealaimatafao punched a window at the football practice facility. His arm went through the window and was cut,... more »
  • Troopers arrest Lafayette Parish deputies

    June 17, 2014 7:41 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana State Police arrested four former Lafayette Parish deputies Tuesday after investigators said the four admitted to beating up an inmate in his cell. Troopers said two of the deputies at Lafayette Parish Correctional Center beat up a disruptive inmate while two other deputies watched. Investigators... more »
  • Woods: Surgery erased doubts, no date for return

    May 19, 2014 11:23 AM

    BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods says his back injury was so debilitating that it caused him to doubt whether he would play golf again. Woods said Monday that the surgery he had March 31 erased those doubts, although he still has no timetable for his return. Woods said before the... more »
  • Baby safety gates aren't always safe, study finds

    May 5, 2014 8:38 AM

    CHICAGO, IL - Baby gates meant to protect young children aren't always as safe as parents think. A new study says nearly 2,000 U.S. kids get emergency room treatment each year from injuries resulting from falling through or climbing on these gates. Most injuries weren't serious. But the researchers say... more »
  • Davis (ankle) misses game vs Spurs

    March 29, 2014 7:46 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is not playing against the San Antonio Spurs because of a left ankle injury. Davis injured the ankle 4 minutes into New Orleans' home game against the Utah Jazz on Friday night. Alexis Ajinca is scheduled to start in Davis' place on Saturday... more »
  • Update: LSU's Moncrief ruled out for season, Kenney in question

    March 25, 2014 8:38 PM

    LSU coach Nikki Caldwell says Raigyne Moncreif's knee injury is season-ending. The coach also says LSU will be "very cautious" in handling Jeanne Kenney's playing status after the senior guard was diagnosed with a concussion during the Lady Tigers' second-round victory over West Virginia in the NCAA tournament. Moncrief's left... more »
  • Pelicans' Anderson out for season with neck injury

    March 25, 2014 7:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson will miss the remainder of the season because of a herniated cervical disc that has sidelined him since early January. Anderson is scheduled to have neck surgery April 8 to repair the injury, which occurred when he collided with... more »
  • Holiday has surgery, out for season

    February 28, 2014 6:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans say starting point guard Jrue Holiday has undergone surgery for a stress fracture in his right tibia and will miss the rest of the season. The club says Friday's surgery was successful. Holiday, a former Eastern Conference All-Star acquired from Philadelphia... more »
  • Manning misses practice

    October 24, 2013 9:03 AM

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning wasn't in pads today because of a sore ankle as the Denver Broncos began preparations for the Washington Redskins. After stretching with his teammates, Manning donned his helmet but was strictly an observer as his backups took snaps during the first part of practice... more »
  • Packers TE Finley out of ICU, thanks fans

    October 22, 2013 8:40 AM

    GREEN BAY, Wis.- Packers tight end Jermichael Finley has tweeted that he left the intensive care unit and had full feeling in his arms and legs after injuring his neck in a game. Finley posted Monday night on Twitter that he was able to walk to and from the shower.... more »
  • Emergency crews respond to industrial accident

    October 8, 2013 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Emergency crews responded to an industrial accident at a plant in the northern part of the city Tuesday night. The accident involves a worker at a facility off Ronaldson Road. There is no threat to public safety, an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's spokesperson said. ... more »
  • Injured driver requires second surgery

    October 8, 2013 8:01 AM

    HOUSTON - Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will need a second surgery on the broken right ankle he suffered when his car went airborne into the fence during the last lap of the Grand Prix of Houston. Franchitti also fractured two vertebrae in his spine and received a... more »
  • Saints CB Robinson out for the season

    September 18, 2013 4:25 PM

    METAIRIE - Saints coach Sean Payton says cornerback Patrick Robinson will miss the rest of the season with a right knee injury. Robinson, a 2010 first-round draft choice, injured his patella tendon during the third quarter of New Orleans' 16-14 victory at Tampa Bay last Sunday. Payton says the Saints... more »
  • Pelicans' Darius Miller has foot fracture

    September 9, 2013 9:51 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Pelicans say second-year small forward Darius Miller has had surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot. Team officials say Miller had surgery in southern California on Friday and will return to New Orleans on Tuesday to begin his rehabilitation, which is expected... more »
  • Plaintiffs hope settlement can help ailing players

    August 29, 2013 4:49 PM

    Tony Dorsett hopes a tentative $765 million settlement with the NFL can make a difference in the lives of the thousands of former players who are suffering from concussion-related brain injuries. Players like Dorsett, a Hall of Fame running back. The settlement announced Thursday would provide immediate compensation for players,... more »
  • Report: Saints lose Smith to injury for season

    August 26, 2013 3:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A person familiar with the situation says New Orleans outside linebacker Will Smith, one of the Saints' top pass-rushers during the past nine seasons, has a knee injury that will sideline him for the 2013 season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity... more »
  • #10 Florida rules out Jones, Halapio for opener

    August 23, 2013 3:30 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fl. - No. 10 Florida will be without two offensive starters in the team's season opener against Toledo. Coach Will Muschamp ruled out running back Matt Jones and right guard Jon Halapio on Friday, eight days before the opener. Jones has missed all of fall practice following a viral... more »
  • Woman dies after being hit by pizza delivery driver check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 17, 2013 1:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 57-year-old woman died from injuries sustained after she was hit by a pizza delivery driver Friday night on Tiger Bend Road. Sheriff's deputies identified the woman as Pamela Walton and said the investigation continues. Deputies added the driver who hit Walton was cooperating. Investigators said... more »
  • Woman hit by vehicle, rushed to area hospital

    August 16, 2013 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies are investigating a crash where a woman was severely injured when she was hit by a vehicle. Investigators said the woman was standing along Tigerbend when she was hit. The crash happened about 8:20 Friday night. Part of the roadway was closed. The... more »
  • A-Rod Trenton bound

    August 2, 2013 10:16 AM

    TRENTON, N.J. - The New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez begins a short minor league injury rehab assignment in Trenton Friday night as the slugger tries to return to the major leagues before an expected suspension. Rodriguez played a simulated game Thursday at the team's spring training complex in Florida, with... more »
  • Browns' OL Ryan Miller in hospital with head injury

    July 27, 2013 6:37 PM

    BEREA, Ohio - Browns offensive tackle Ryan Miller remains hospitalized after sustaining a head injury during practice. Miller, who is in his second season with Cleveland, was carted from the field and taken by ambulance to the Cleveland Clinic on Saturday after he was hurt during blocking drills inside the... more »
  • Despite injury, Walker to be part of Tulane season

    July 22, 2013 10:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Devon Walker, the Tulane safety paralyzed when his spine was fractured in a game last September, will be part of Tulane's season this year. Tulane coach Curtis Johnson is still working out Walker's role for the coming season. One possibility mentioned by Johnson: Walker may... more »
  • Jeter placed on 15-day disabled list

    July 19, 2013 10:03 AM

    NEW YORK - The New York Yankees have placed Derek Jeter on the 15-day disabled list with a right quad strain sustained in his first game back with the team last week after being out all season with a broken left ankle. The Yankees made the announcement Friday before the... more »
  • Phillies' Revere will have surgery, miss 6-8 weeks

    July 15, 2013 9:36 AM

    PHILADELPHIA - Phillies center fielder Ben Revere will have surgery Tuesday on his broken right foot and is expected to miss six to eight weeks. Revere broke his foot on a foul ball before hitting into a double play to end Philadelphia's 5-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox... more »
  • Jeter set to rejoin Yankees after 9-month layoff

    July 11, 2013 9:34 AM

    NEW YORK - Derek Jeter is set to rejoin the New York Yankees following a nine-month layoff. The 39-year-old captain was in the starting lineup for Thursday's series finale against the Kansas City Royals. Jeter broke his left ankle during the AL championship series opener against Detroit last... more »
  • AP source: MRI shows torn ACL for Butler

    June 12, 2013 10:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A person familiar with the situation says an MRI indicates that New Orleans outside linebacker Victor Butler has a torn anterior cruciate ligament, but that it is too early to speculate on whether he will miss the whole season. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press... more »
  • Injured Parker a concern for Spurs

    June 12, 2013 10:26 AM

    SAN ANTONIO - You wouldn't think so after a 36-point win, but the San Antonio Spurs have a big concern today. Star guard Tony Parker pulled up lame during last night's Game 3 victory over Miami and is set to have an MRI done on his sore hamstring today. The... more »
  • Bregman: I'm playing Saturday

    May 31, 2013 8:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU shortstop Alex Bregman will apparently be playing in tomorrow's baseball game. Bregman was taken to an area hospital after a collision with left fielder Raph Rhymes during Friday's game against Jackson State at Alex Box Stadium. He needed to be checked for possible fractures to bones... more »
  • Backhoe blamed for hit-and-run injury

    May 17, 2013 2:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Witnesses said a backhoe driver is to blame for a hit-and-run which sent a man to the hospital today in Baton Rouge. It happened on Sennette Street near Thomas Delpit in old south Baton Rouge just before 2 p.m. Witnesses told News 2 a man... more »
  • Pelicans' Gordon has arthroscopic ankle surgery

    May 10, 2013 9:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Eric Gordon has undergone successful arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle. The club says the procedure, performed Thursday in Los Angeles, was aimed at alleviating pain caused by scar tissue. Gordon is expected to begin rehabilitation immediately and return... more »
  • Injured Wade remains sidelined for Heat

    April 9, 2013 10:35 AM

    MIAMI - Dwyane Wade will not play Tuesday night when the Miami Heat host to the Milwaukee Bucks, the fifth straight game the All-Star guard will miss while dealing with ankle and knee soreness. Wade was able to participate in the team's morning shootaround practice Tuesday. He remains listed as... more »
  • Louisville's Ware leaves Indianapolis hospital

    April 2, 2013 2:53 PM

    Louisville guard Kevin Ware has been released from an Indianapolis hospital and is headed back to campus, two days after breaking his right leg during the Cardinals' Final Four-clinching victory. Ware had been at Methodist Hospital since sustaining the horrific injury Sunday during in the first half of Louisville's 85-63... more »
  • Earl K. Long no longer admitting severe patients into ER check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 1, 2013 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital is turning people away in anticipation of its April 15 closure date. As of April 1, the hospital is no longer admitting patients with severe injuries who would have to be kept overnight. Those patients will be sent to other hospitals... more »
  • Louisville's Ware recovering after gruesome injury

    April 1, 2013 10:29 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Louisville guard Kevin Ware had successful surgery on his broken right leg last night and is recovering from that horrific injury he suffered in yesterday's NCAA tournament game with Duke. The accident happened in the first half when he landed awkwardly after trying a three-point shot. Cardinals'... more »
  • Driver injured in crash involving big rig

    March 29, 2013 7:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Old Hammond Hwy. has reopened to traffic after crews cleared an accident involving an 18-wheeler overnight. Police say the rig and a pickup truck were involved in the crash just before 3:30 a.m. Friday, forcing officers to shut down the road between S. Flannery and Elwick... more »
  • Bryant tries to hurry back from ankle injury

    March 15, 2013 10:51 AM

    UNDATED - Kobe Bryant received several hours of treatment on his severely sprained left ankle Thursday in hopes of a speedy return to the Lakers line-up. The All-Star guard suffered what he called the worst sprain of his 16-year career late in the Lakers loss to Atlanta Wednesday night.... more »
  • Worker falls from construction site

    February 21, 2013 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials say a worker fell from the third floor of a construction site. It happened before 11 a.m. in the 1100 block of Spanish Town Road. The 30-year-old man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. News 2 has a crew on the... more »
  • Lady Gaga cancels rest of tour due to injured hip

    February 14, 2013 6:54 AM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lady Gaga has canceled the rest of her tour dates due to a hip injury. A Wednesday news release from Live Nation Global Touring says Lady Gaga has a tear in her right hip that will require surgery to repair, followed by a recovery period. The pop... more »
  • Manningham a Super Bowl spectator for 49ers

    January 29, 2013 3:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Mario Manningham hobbled into the Superdome on crutches and found a seat in the stands to watch his San Francisco teammates go through media day frenzy, nearly two weeks after undergoing left knee surgery and a year after making the catch of his career in the New... more »
  • Redskins' RG3 has surgery on torn knee ligament

    January 9, 2013 9:10 AM

    WASHINGTON - Robert Griffin III is having surgery on a torn ligament and to determine whether there's any other damage in his ailing right knee. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the procedure was expected to last about two hours Wednesday morning. The person... more »
  • Hurricanes' Reggie Johnson out 6-8 weeks

    December 31, 2012 9:01 AM

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Miami Hurricanes senior center Reggie Johnson will miss much of the Atlantic Coast Conference season with a broken left thumb. Coach Jim Larranaga says Johnson is expected to be sidelined six to eight weeks. A starter since his sophomore season, Johnson has already missed... more »
  • Woman attacked by pit bull at animal shelter

    December 16, 2012 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman was attacked by a dog at the animal shelter and was rushed to an area hospital Sunday. The victim, whose name has not been released, was bitten by a pit bull. Reached by phone Sunday afternoon, Paula Shaw, an employee of Companion Animal Alliance,... more »
  • Highway back open after school bus wreck

    December 12, 2012 12:00 PM

    POINTE COUPEE - An overturned school bus closed a portion of La. 420 in Pointe Coupee Parish for a time this morning. According to the sheriff's office, only the driver was on board when it wrecked earlier this morning. They had minor injuries, and were taken to a nearby... more »
  • One person killed in I-10 wreck

    December 7, 2012 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police said a serious wreck closed I-10 in both directions near the parish line between East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes. State Police tell News 2 one person died in a head-on collision at mile marker 169 between Highland Road and La. 73 at Prairieville.... more »
  • Hornets' Davis out with left ankle injury

    November 20, 2012 6:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Top overall draft choice Anthony Davis has been scratched from New Orleans' lineup against New York on Tuesday night because of a flare-up of his left ankle injury that first occurred Friday night. Team officials call Davis' injury a "stress reaction," which is an area of bone... more »
  • Roethlisberger out as QB for Steelers on Sunday

    November 14, 2012 10:23 AM

    PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers say Byron Leftwich will start for injured quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in Sunday's key matchup against the Baltimore Ravens. Roethlisberger sprained his right shoulder in the third quarter of Monday night's win over Kansas City when he was slammed to the ground by two Chiefs linebackers... more »
  • EBRSO investigating man shot in the back

    November 9, 2012 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said one person was shot this morning in the northern part of East Baton Rouge Parish, and they're still searching for the shooter. EBRSO spokesperson Casey Hicks said a 20-year-old man was shot in the back around 10 a.m. It happened near the... more »
  • Hornets' Gordon to rehab knee in Los Angeles

    November 8, 2012 8:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets have arranged for guard Eric Gordon to work out in Los Angeles with specialists as he rehabilitates his sore right knee. The Hornets, who announced the move on Wednesday evening, say last week's projection that Gordon would miss the first four to... more »
  • Titans placing RG Leroy Harris on injured reserve

    November 7, 2012 10:24 AM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Titans are putting starting right guard Leroy Harris on injured reserve with a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Harris hurt his knee on the opening drive in a 19-13 overtime loss to Indianapolis on Oct. 28 and had to wait... more »

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