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  • Parish fighting to get rid of junk in mobile home park Play Video

    November 6, 2013 5:38 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- There's a battle over trash in one Livingston Parish subdivision. There are about 300 mobile homes in Eastover Estates, a mobile home subdivision outside of Denham Springs. Only half of them have trash collection causing a major trash problem in the neighborhood. Livingston Parish councilwoman,... more »
  • Baton Rouge to get tough on litter bugs, eventually

    August 26, 2013 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The city's public works department is trying to rid streets of blight and junk, but are running into problems because the litter court isn't functioning. There is an apparent breakdown in the city's litter court set-up. There was a discussion about the problems Monday night in an... more »
  • Canadian rescued after pinned in junk-filled home

    January 18, 2013 12:55 PM

    BURNABY, British Columbia - A Canadian man in his 70s was severely dehydrated after being pinned for several days under debris in his home that had piled up almost to the ceiling. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Tuesday a man called to report that he had not seen his... more »
  • Junk planes abandoned at Baton Rouge Airport Play Video

    April 25, 2012 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sitting next to multi-million dollar jets and private aircraft at the Baton Rouge airport, you'll find planes that look like they haven't flown in years. Cracked windshields, flat tires, missing gas caps and rusted rivets are just some of the problems found on planes considered abandoned. Even... more »
  • Lawmakers delay hearing on school trans fat ban

    February 2, 2012 12:39 PM

    DENVER - The nation's leanest state is taking its time as it considers a proposal aimed at getting junk food out of schools. A Colorado House committee was expected to discuss a bill that could become the nation's toughest regulation meant to keep trans fat away from students, but lawmakers... more »
  • New driver's ed requirements target litter Play Video

    January 2, 2012 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new law went into effect Sunday that hopes to squash litterbugs before they become licensed drivers. The new law requires driver's education classes to teach students about the consequences of litter. Senator Fred Mills, who sponsored the bill, told News 2 he hopes targeting a... more »

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  • Money for border battle stuck in D.C.
    Money for border battle stuck in D.C.

    August 1, 2014

    WASHINGTON - The House approved a $694 million bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, many of whom have sought... more »
  • Vitaminwater gives in
    Vitaminwater gives in

    August 1, 2014

    NEW YORK- Fans of Vitaminwater complained so much about the new sweetener, Coca-Cola is going back to the original formula. The company changed the... more »
  • When you're a billionaire
    When you're a billionaire

    August 1, 2014

    LANAI CITY, HAWAII- Billionaire Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle Corp. now owns every hotel room on the island of Lanai in Hawaii. He... more »
  • New laws for La. drivers

    August 1, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - More than 500 new laws took effect on August 1, and here's how several of them directly impact drivers in Louisiana. ... more »
  • BR dancers learn from celebrity instructors

    August 1, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - Two celebrity dance instructors made a stop in Baton Rouge to share their talents with young dancers. Victor Smalley and Angel Armas... more »