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  • Cleaning crew finds decomposed body inside empty house

    September 1, 2017 7:57 AM

    JACKSON, Miss.- A cleaning crew removing and burning trash at a recently purchased home in Mississippi made a startling discovery - a body wrapped in a blue tarp. Authorities say the remains inside the empty house in Jackson were too decomposed to determine a gender. News outlets reported... more »
  • Woman injured in shooting on North Foster

    June 22, 2017 12:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – One woman was taken to the hospital after a shooting on North Foster Drive and Jackson Avenue on Thursday around 11 a.m. Authorities say the woman left the location of the shooting and met the ambulance at North Foster and Florida Street. ... more »
  • Metro Council passes controversial Council on Aging tax Play Video

    June 14, 2017 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Metro Council has approved a controversial property tax that will benefit the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging. The tax was first passed by parish voters in November 2016 to be put up for approval by the council. The tax is a 2.25... more »
  • Police: Severed head found at Mississippi home; body missing

    June 10, 2017 1:49 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The severed head of a young black man was found on the front steps of a Mississippi home and police are working to identify him. Jackson Police Cmdr. Tyree Jones says the rest of the man's body has not been located. The head was... more »
  • Jackson man killed in East Feliciana Parish crash

    April 7, 2017 2:53 PM

    JACKSON – State Police say a Jackson man died Friday in a single vehicle crash on LA 952 in East Feliciana Parish. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened shortly after 8:30 a.m. on LA 952 north of LA 10. Investigators say Timothy Hollins, 49, was driving southbound... more »
  • Family sexual assault suspect worked for youth program Play Video

    December 21, 2016 11:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A parent of one of the kids in the youth program Garry Jackson worked is speaking out, saying she's concerned about how close he was able to get to her son. After a year-long investigation, Jackson was booked earlier this week, accused of raping four juvenile members... more »
  • Louisville's Lamar Jackson wins Heisman Trophy

    December 10, 2016 9:37 PM

    NEW YORK - Lamar Jackson is the first Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out preseason favorite Deshaun Watson of Clemson despite some late-season struggles. The sensational sophomore quarterback leapt over a loaded field of Heisman Trophy contenders early in the season and by the time he slowed... more »
  • Police: Man charged with kidnapping jogger in Jackson

    October 24, 2016 9:55 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - Jackson police say they've charged a man with kidnapping in the abduction of a jogger as she ran near the state Capitol last month. The 27-year-old woman told police she was taken at knife-point while on her run on Sept. 6. Police said Monday they charged 32-year-old... more »
  • New Jersey little league team honors slain Baton Rouge officers Play Video

    August 8, 2016 6:08 PM

    HERSHEY, Pa. – A South New Jersey little league team honored Baton Rouge's fallen heroes last week in a unique way. Instead of wearing jerseys with their own names and numbers, the jersey names were replaced with the name and badge number of a fallen officer. The South Jersey... more »
  • Blue light bulbs out of stock at local businesses following police shooting Play Video

    July 29, 2016 10:54 PM

    Many local stores say they have consistently become sold out of blue light bulbs, purchased by residents looking to honor the officers who died in the Baton Rouge police shooting. "People everyday are looking for them since Mr. Matt's funeral," Charles Creed, an employee at a local hardware store... more »
  • Alton Sterling's aunt, slain officer's dad embrace, pray at memorial

    July 18, 2016 11:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Alton Sterling's aunt and the father of one of the officers killed in an ambush Sunday morning in Baton Rouge met at a growing memorial for the slain officers Monday night. A photo taken by ABC News Correspondent Lana Zak shows Sandra Sterling and Hosea Jackson... more »
  • Child hospitalized after police drug dog bite

    May 18, 2016 9:20 AM

    JACKSON, Miss. - A 5-year-old child is in a Mississippi hospital after the boy was attacked by a police K-9 Sunday morning. The German Shepherd’s handler, Chris Picou, said K-9 Splinter was at his home when he escaped by digging under the backyard fence. Officer Picou went looking... more »
  • LSP find missing kid from Mamou, mother in custody

    April 26, 2016 11:43 PM

    MAMOU - Louisiana State Police have located a twelve-year-old boy safely after he went missing Tuesday afternoon. Investigators issued an alert Tuesday night that Jalon Bradley, 12, was taken from Mamou High School Tuesday afternoon after he was taken by his mother, 34-year-old Elaine Freemean. Both Bradley and... more »
  • Atlanta airport welcomes 100 millionth passenger

    December 27, 2015 12:42 PM

    ATLANTA - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport said it hit a major milestone Sunday. The airport that calls itself the world's busiest announced on its social media sites said it served its 100 millionth passenger this year. That makes it the first single airport to serve that number of passengers in... more »
  • Police: Jackson man stabbed, threw bleach at officers

    December 13, 2015 11:46 PM

    JACKSON –Two Jackson Police officers are lucky to be alive Sunday after a man stabbed one officer and threw bleach at another officer’s face Sunday. Jackson Marshal Fred Allen told WBRZ Channel 2 that the incident happened on Eddie Robinson Lane around 8 a.m. Sunday. Allen said the... more »
  • Made in Louisiana: The Old Hickory Railroad Play Video

    November 15, 2015 10:53 PM

    JACKSON – All aboard the “Old Hickory Railroad” for a journey back in time through the history of Jackson and the Felicianas. The original “Old Hickory” dates back to 1833. The current train was built in 1964 and was brought to Jackson in 1998. It stopped running in 2009.... more »
  • Baton Rouge company building new data center in Jackson

    September 24, 2015 1:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A business data company in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has begun turning a former department store in Jackson, Mississippi, into a data center. Venyu Solutions Inc. said in a news release Thursday that it's spending $35 million to restore and reinforce the 67,000-square-foot building as its fourth data... more »
  • Dog saves deputy: K-9 partner stops attack at rest stop

    May 28, 2015 1:24 PM

    JACKSON, MS - A deputy sheriff was attacked with a box cutter at a highway rest stop in Mississippi, and officials say his K-9 partner came to his rescue. Hancock County Chief Deputy Don Bass says assailants beat and cut Todd Frazier when he stopped to check on a parked... more »
  • Rep. Jackson: Jindal needs to share the load Play Video

    March 17, 2015 6:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers criticized Governor Jindal's office for not equally sharing in cuts in its proposed Executive Budget for the upcoming fiscal year. According to the Legislative Fiscal office, the Executive Department is cutting $244,000 dollars in state funding. Representative Katrina Jackson says the cuts are too little compared... more »
  • Cool Schools: Elementary Review Play Video

    December 23, 2014 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Throughout the fall, we've been showing you some of the most unique students, teachers and classes every week in 2une In's Cool Schools segment. While the kids are on winter break, we decided to take a look back at some of our favorite stories. This week,... more »
  • Proposal would enshrine Old South symbols in Miss.

    November 5, 2014 5:53 PM

    JACKSON, MS - A Mississippi man with a history of trying to enshrine Old South symbols in the state constitution is trying again, this time hoping to change the state song to "Dixie" and require officials to fly a Confederate battle flag outside the Capitol. But getting a constitutional amendment... more »
  • Town of Jackson to honor veterans with new memorial Play Video

    September 3, 2014 4:36 PM

    JACKSON - A town in East Feliciana Parish is coming together to honor veterans of the armed forces with the construction of a new memorial. The Jackson Tourism Enhancement Committee is heading up the project with plenty of support from local residents. "A lot of people find this... more »
  • Woman sentenced in silicone injection case

    September 2, 2014 3:26 PM

    JACKSON, MS - A woman was sentenced to life in prison after her conviction in connection with the killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections. Tracey Lynn Garner, 53, was sentenced Tuesday in Hinds County Circuit Court after her conviction Friday of depraved heart murder and conspiracy... more »
  • Jackson police capture man in missing teen case, victim missing Play Video

    September 2, 2014 5:47 AM

    JACKSON, MS - Jackson police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says officers captured 19-year-old Dewayne Thomas about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. She said charges would be filed, but she didn't immediately say what they would be. The... more »
  • Jurors guilty for death of woman with buttock injections

    August 29, 2014 10:20 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - A jury has convicted a woman accused of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections Friday. Jurors found Tracy Lynn Garner, 53, guilty of depraved heart murder and conspiracy to commit wire fraud and could face life in prison. Garner was charged in the death... more »
  • Newly released inmates get new suits

    July 20, 2014 6:45 PM

    JACKSON- A new program is offering inmates a a leg up for their reentry to society. The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections is having their 7th annual national suit drive. They partnered with Men's Warehouse and Refined by Fire Ministries. The goal is to prepare men... more »

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