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  • Police investigate three mojo overdoses at high school

    August 20, 2015 4:35 PM

    COVINGTON – Covington Police said they are investigating possible drug overdoses by three students at Covington High School Thursday afternoon. According to WWL's Ashley Rodrigue the Covington Fire Department was called to Covington High School after lunch over a report of an unresponsive student. When firefighters arrived on... more »
  • Body found along Livingston Parish road

    April 2, 2015 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating a body which was found along a Livingston Parish road Thursday morning. The sheriff's office said the body of a man was found mid-morning along Highway 16 in the parish. Deputies said it's not immediately clear how the man died.... more »
  • With future in question, chief mum about decision check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 4, 2014 10:52 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The city's police chief left city hall without saying a word following the Denham Springs Civil Service Commission's decision to hold disciplinary hearings targeting the chief and a department captain. The pair could possibly lose their jobs once they face the commission, which is investigating allegations... more »
  • FBI investigating threat made against the Grove at Ole Miss

    November 26, 2014 2:44 PM

    OXFORD, Miss.- The FBI is looking into an anonymous threat made against trees and shrubs in the Grove at the University of Mississippi. The Grove is a popular spot on the Oxford campus for pre-game and postgame tailgating. The Ole Miss football team also walks through the Grove on... more »
  • Army investigating death of Fort Polk soldier

    September 10, 2014 2:05 PM

    FORT POLK- The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the death of a Fort Polk soldier who was suspected of a break-in at a home on the central Louisiana military base. Fort Polk Military Police and the Army Civilian Police responded Friday to a report of a break-in. ... more »
  • Victim fights for life after Baton Rouge shooting

    April 30, 2014 4:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 52-year-old man is fighting for his life after a shooting in Baton Rouge Tuesday night. Police found the victim in the in 6500 block of Village St. near Airline and I-110 just after 10:00 pm. He rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police... more »
  • Drivers raise a stink about bad gas check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 26, 2014 9:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mechanics around the Capital City say they have serviced dozens of cars with fuel-related issues since last Tuesday. "It's pretty unusual, pretty unusual for those concerns," said Price LeBlanc Toyota Customer Relations Manager Todd Hodges. His staff "didn't find any mechanical or electrical issues" after looking... more »
  • Dead body found this morning on Jefferson Avenue

    September 23, 2013 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating the killing of a man found dead in Baton Rouge this morning. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said the man was found in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue around 5:50 a.m. Police did not release details about how the man died,... more »
  • Woman found dead on Mother's Day

    May 12, 2013 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 31-year-old woman was found shot inside her home in the 2300 block of Iowa Street around 3:30 p.m. today, according to Baton Rouge Police Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. Police are currently investigating the shooting. The victim's identity has not been released at this time. Neighbors... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed on I-10

    May 6, 2013 9:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on Interstate 10. The accident happened early Monday morning near Carrollton Avenue. Police says the driver was thrown over a guard rail and landing on the ground near Poydras Street. The man was rushed to... more »
  • BRPD investigating armed robbery

    December 23, 2012 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating an armed robbery at Hobby Lobby on College Drive last night. Police say the suspect walked into the business around 8:35 p.m. wearing a red bandana and a black hooded sweatshirt with light blue sleeves. After taking an undisclosed amount... more »
  • Labor board still investigating Walmart dispute

    November 20, 2012 5:19 PM

    NEW YORK - Federal labor officials say they haven't decided whether to support a request by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from encouraging worker walk-outs that are expected to culminate Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark.,... more »
  • EBRSO investigating home invasion

    July 2, 2012 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies called out K9 units to search the area around a reported home invasion in East Baton Rouge Parish this morning. Deputies received a call around 6:15 a.m. that someone broke into a home on Jefferson Park Drive. When they arrived, they saw the man accused... more »
  • Houston's daughter gambling investigation

    May 22, 2012 10:02 AM

    LAS VEGAS - Casino regulators are investigating whether the 19-year-old daughter of late pop singer Whitney Houston gambled at a Las Vegas Strip resort. State Gaming Control Board Chairman Mark Lipparelli said investigators are checking if Bobbi Kristina Brown played slot machines at the MGM Grand, and whether casino employees... more »
  • BRPD: Man shot in face after argument

    January 2, 2012 12:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported to a shooting around noon Monday where a man was shot in the face. It happened at 5665 McClelland Drive around 11:45. Police say one man shot another during an argument. EMS transported the victim to a local hospital and is in... more »
  • LSP still investigating I-12 wreck this morning check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 13, 2011 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Drivers faced gridlock along I-12 in East Baton Rouge Parish today after an 18-wheeler lost its load of pipes in a construction zone near the Amite River bridge. Traffic was backed up for hours while crews cleared the wreck. Six people were injured, but none killed.... more »
  • Baton Rouge police investigating armed robbery

    September 27, 2011 2:29 PM

    Authorities are looking for a suspect wanted for armed robbery in Baton Rouge. Detectives say the suspect walked into the Circle K, on 4323 Burbank Avenue on August 29, 2011 around 5?15 a.m. with a handgun and demanded money from the store clerk. The suspect grabbed an undisclosed... more »
  • Update: Woman killed in drive-by shooting

    April 1, 2011 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are still looking for the suspect in a drive-by shooting in Baton Rouge that left a woman dead Friday afternoon. Sgt. Don Stone said the shooting happened at a home on 2200 Valley Street in central Baton Rouge. He said Shantell Johnese, 37, was... more »
  • Victim dies in Baton Rouge shooting

    January 12, 2011 5:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are investigating Baton Rouge’s fourth murder of the year after the victim of a shooting last night died this morning. Sgt. Don Kelly with Baton Rouge Police said 29-year-old Eli McGee was shot at his home on Shay Avenue around 10:50 p.m. last night, and died... more »
  • NOPD investigating three shooting deaths

    December 24, 2010 12:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating three separate shooting incidents late Thursday that left three people dead and two others injured. Police say officers responded to a call of a shooting at home where three victims were found. All had been shot. No names have been released. Police... more »
  • Panel co-chair: BP alone did not cause oil spill

    December 2, 2010 10:06 AM

    WASHINGTON - The co-chair of a presidential panel investigating the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history says the disaster cannot be blamed solely on BP. William K. Reilly, the former head of the EPA under President George H.W. Bush, pointed to three companies: well operator BP PLC, rig owner... more »
  • Road closed after man in wheelchair hit by vehicle

    November 4, 2010 12:41 PM

    UPDATE: Wooddale Blvd. has been re-opened by police. BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a crash in north Baton Rouge that seriously injured a man in a wheelchair and caused officers to close a portion of the highway. Police said a witness saw the crash and stopped to... more »
  • Two people injured in BR shooting

    November 2, 2010 8:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people have been taken to a local hospital as police are investigating the city's latest shooting. Paramedics are reporting two people were transported from a residence near North 47th Street and Jonah Street after the shooting was reported around 8 p.m. News 2 crews... more »
  • Train crash in Tangipahoa Parish

    September 20, 2010 9:22 AM

    Tangipahoa Parish deputies are investigating a train crash on Buckles Lane in Tickfaw. Deputies say Tashanta Vaughn was traveling on Buckles Lane when she didn't yield at a railroad crossing, and was hit by an Amtrak passenger train. There were no injuries reported. Vaughn was cited for failing to yield... more »
  • Congress investigating oil rig explosion

    April 27, 2010 3:03 PM

    Lawmakers have asked the owner and operator of the oil rig that exploded last week in the Gulf of Mexico for documents as part of a congressional investigation into the accident. A number of congressmen sent letters to Transocean Ltd., the rig's owner, and to BP PLC, which operates... more »
  • Baton Rouge Police investigating two deadly shootings

    November 26, 2009 8:28 AM

    In another shooting in Baton Rouge, police are looking for 41-year-old Willie Dunn, Jr. Dunn is accused of shooting Petra Jones in the head Wednesday night in the parking lot of The Dancers Club on Airline Hwy, after a fight inside. Police say after the shooting Dunn fled... more »

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