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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
November 5, 2012 11:54 PM
BATON ROUGE- Friends of Samuel Barth, 17, remember a smart and funny high school student, and said his life was cut short.
Barth died Monday afternoon in an accident on Jefferson Highway.
Baton Rouge Police said Barth was driving south on Jefferson at a high rate of speed... more »
November 5, 2012 4:08 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a Baton Rouge teenager died when his car hit a pole and flipped this afternoon.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Samuel Barth, 17, died in the wreck at 6605 Jefferson Highway around 3 p.m.
Stubbs said he was driving south on Jefferson at a... more »
October 25, 2012 7:43 AM
CLEVELAND - Former New Orleans Saints and current Browns linebacker Scott Fujita will be placed on injured reserve with a neck injury, ending his stormy season.
Fujita, one four players suspended by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for his role in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, was inactive the... more »
October 24, 2012 12:05 PM
BEREA, Ohio - Browns starting linebacker Scott Fujita will be placed on injured reserve with a neck injury, ending his stormy season - and perhaps his football career. Fujita, one four players suspended by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for his role in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, was inactive... more »
October 24, 2012 10:29 AM
IRVING, Texas - Dallas Cowboys leading tackler Sean Lee has been placed on injured reserve and will miss the rest of the season because of a right big toe injury. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that Lee will have surgery in the "next week or so." Garrett says an MRI... more »
October 8, 2012 10:49 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Saints starting cornerback Jabari Greer left Sunday night's game against San Diego because of what team officials say is a hip injury.
Greer was hurt late in the second quarter and the Saints said he would not return, a blow for a New Orleans team already... more »
September 19, 2012 8:53 AM
TULSA, Okla. - Tulane officials say seriously injured football player Devon Walker has been moved to a new facility as he continues therapy for his fractured spine.
The university released a statement Tuesday night from Walker's parents, Booker and Inez Walker.
They said "we are pleased to have... more »
September 10, 2012 4:46 PM
TULSA, Okla. - Tulane's athletic director says it's still too early to know the long-term effects of the spinal injury Devon Walker suffered during this weekend's game at Tulsa. Rick Dickson said Monday during a brief news conference at a Tulsa hospital that Walker is under constant monitoring, care and... more »
August 8, 2012 10:45 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Michael Crabtree says his strained right calf won't sideline him for the San Francisco 49ers' preseason opener Friday night against the Minnesota Vikings.
Speaking publicly for the first time since January, Crabtree said Tuesday that his latest limited offseason will not slow down his development.
... more »
June 21, 2012 7:19 AM
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn - Adrian Peterson says he is still working his way back toward feeling normal after left knee surgery.
The Vikings star running back is on track for training camp, but how much he can do and whether the team will let him play at the start... more »
June 6, 2012 12:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - One person is in critical condition after a vehicle wreck this morning.
EMS were called out to 3200 Sycamore after the wreck happened just after 10 a.m. They transported one person to a local hospital.
There's no word on what caused the wreck. Police are... more »
April 15, 2012 3:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - After falling off a rope swing last May, 7-year-old Logan Watts' health continues to improve.
Logan injured his brain after the fall and is currently deaf in one ear. Logan manages to move around with the use of a walker.
First-graders at Doyle Elementary School... more »
December 22, 2011 4:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - A firefighter was injured in an accident Thursday when the driver of the truck he was in lost control and ran off the road in north Baton Rouge.
Baton Rouge Firefighter Captain Voltaire Sanders was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Police... more »
November 17, 2011 7:56 AM
WALKER - Walker police are investigating an early morning fight that sent one man to the hospital.
According to Chief Hunter Grimes, two men were arguing at a home on the 9500 block of Florida Boulevard when they began fighting. One of the men believed he was shot and... more »
September 8, 2011 2:16 AM
BATON ROUGE- A man is hospitalized after police say he was hit by a car.
It happened just after midnight Thursday in the 9200 block of South Choctaw Drive.
According to Joan Cage with the Baton Rouge Police Department, the man was found lying in the eastbound lane... more »
August 10, 2011 1:05 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - Two new Louisiana laws aim to protect young athletes from serious injuries that often fail to get the treatment they need.
A law by Sen. Sherri Smith Cheek requires coaches in all sports involving kids 7 and older to complete an annual course in recognizing... more »
June 20, 2011 6:49 PM
BATON ROUGE - A one-year-old child is recovering after being ejected from a vehicle in an interstate wreck this morning, according to Baton Rouge Police.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said in all, three vehicles were involved and eight people taken to local hospitals because of the wreck around 8:30 a.m.... more »
April 24, 2011 10:21 AM
Baton Rouge- Police are investigating at least four shootings in Baton Rouge this weekend.
Baton Rouge Police say a man died, and another is in critical condition after the city's latest shooting. It happened just after 2 a.m. near the corner of Plank Road and Mohican Street.
Police... more »
April 6, 2011 5:45 PM
BATON ROUGE - To encourage drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians to help make roads around Baton Rouge safer, the Capital Region Planning Commission launched a media campaign featuring bicyclist Mike Bitton, an LSU graduate student who nearly died when he was struck by a driver on May 15, 2010 while riding... more »
March 26, 2011 2:49 PM
BATON ROUGE- I-10 Westbound near Essen has reopened after a crash with injuries.
The interstate was closed just before 3pm. Traffic was forced to exit at the I-10/I-12 junction.
Delays remain in the area. more »
February 26, 2011 5:39 PM
NATCHITOCHES, La.- State police in Natchitoches Parish say one person was killed and three others injured in an accident on Louisiana Highway 6.
The Friday night accident happened when the driver of a westbound Chevrolet pulled to the shoulder and attempted a u-turn in front of a westbound Ford,... more »
January 24, 2011 5:00 PM
BATON ROUGE - You don't have to go to Houston to get care for a brain injury like Representative Gabrielle Giffords.
In Baton Rouge, Rehab Boulevard provides care for patients with acute or other brain injuries, helping them learn how to do everyday tasks like step up on a... more »