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  • Leaking water pipe fixed following call to 2 On Your Side Play Video

    September 5, 2017 5:51 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Water that's been leaking from a pipe for a year in Livingston Parish was capped off and secured following a call to 2 On Your Side. The pipe is off Thunderbird Lane, in a neighborhood off of Highway 16 in Denham Springs. Crystal Hall says the... more »
  • Hacker releases stolen copies of Netflix series

    April 29, 2017 4:04 PM

    A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black." The hacker, who goes by the name The Dark Overlord, announced the move on Twitter early Saturday. The post included a link to... more »
  • Call to 2 On Your Side fixes sinkhole Play Video

    March 6, 2017 6:16 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Worry no more about a sinkhole in Arbor Walk. It's been taken care of by the Department of Public Works following a 2 On Your Side report. Less than two weeks after WBRZ met Richard Bigelow, a crew was at his home Monday morning fixing and... more »
  • Feds: Natural gas leaking from pipeline in Gulf of Mexico

    January 19, 2017 4:50 PM

    CAMERON - Federal regulators say a pipeline is leaking natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard are responding to the leak in waters roughly 30 miles southwest of Cameron, Louisiana. It was reported... more »
  • Chemical leak in Ascension Parish contained Play Video

    January 18, 2017 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hazmart crews have contained a hydrochloric acid leak in Ascension Parish, and emergency responders have been working to neutralize the chemical. A hazmat team was called to the scene on Ashland Road near Highway 30. Someone working along the railroad reported the leak coming from a... more »
  • Blackwater Road reopened following chlorine leak

    December 22, 2016 4:14 PM

    CHENEYVILLE – Louisiana State Police Hazmat investigators were on the scene of a chlorine leak at a parish water company facility on Thursday afternoon. The facility is located on Blackwater Road, which closed following the lead. The road reopened after 10 p.m. Baton Rouge Fire Department Hazmat and Louisiana... more »
  • BRFD: Honeywell reports leak inside of plant; no offiste impact

    March 8, 2016 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Honeywell plant located on Lupine Avenue near Chippewa Street reported a leak inside the plant on Tuesday afternoon. Baton Rouge Fire and Hazmat responded to the situation but was not needed and crews returned to service. Honeywell reported the leak was contained and there was... more »
  • Retired general clashes with company president over decade-old Gulf oil leak

    January 20, 2016 1:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A retired Army general best known for helping restore order in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina agreed to leave a public meeting about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico following a testy exchange. Retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who founded a coalition... more »
  • Gas leak prompts Baker HS evacuation

    October 19, 2015 10:17 AM

    BAKER - School administrators said a gas leak forced them to evacuate Baker High School for less than an hour Monday morning. Superintendent Herman Brister said the leak was spotted around 7:20 a.m. and led to a brief evacuation. He said students went to the locations they learned through... more »
  • Environmental groups say settlement not final in Gulf oil leak lawsuit

    August 27, 2015 1:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Environmental groups say they're pleased at the progress of talks with a New Orleans company that has failed to end a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, but it's too early to talk about potential settlements. Taylor Energy Co. said Thursday it has reached... more »
  • Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

    August 24, 2015 5:31 PM

    TORONTO - The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday. The company behind Ashley Madison is offering a $500,000 Canadian (US $378,000) reward for information leading to the arrest... more »
  • Officials found in Ashley Madison hack, other addresses to be probed Play Video

    August 20, 2015 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After emails belonging to state workers were shown to be used for accounts on adultery website Ashley Madison, the state said Thursday, it is against policy for employees to use state-owned email addresses for this type of activity. Ashley Madison is an online dating site that... more »
  • Judge refuses to toss lawsuit over decade-old Gulf oil leak

    July 7, 2015 5:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that environmental groups filed against a New Orleans-based company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan ruled Tuesday that a trial is necessary to determine whether several plaintiffs led... more »
  • Evacuation order lifted after hazardous material leak

    July 7, 2015 8:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The evacuation order has been lifted for businesses along South Choctaw Drive. Officials were advising people to avoid South Choctaw from Flannery to Sherwood after a petroleum product leaked out of a high pressure line. About a dozen businesses were evacuated. South Choctaw has also been... more »
  • US says Gulf oil spill could last 100 years

    May 15, 2015 2:18 PM

    WASHINGTON - Government estimates obtained by The Associated Press show a decade-old oil leak could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a century or more if left unchecked. Taylor Energy Company owned a drilling platform that was toppled during Hurricane Ivan in 2004. It has played down... more »
  • Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

    April 16, 2015 10:34 AM

    GULF OF MEXICO - Down to just one full-time employee, Taylor Energy Company exists for only one reason: to fight an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that has gone largely unnoticed, despite creating miles-long slicks for more than a decade. The New Orleans-based company has downplayed the leak's... more »
  • 3 hospitalized following St. Gabriel Chlorine gas leak

    December 29, 2014 4:24 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Representatives from Olin Chlor Alkali confirmed an early morning leak of chlorine gas from a product storage tank at the company's St. Gabriel facility. According to the statement Olin Chlor Alkali's Tony Zagora, the release of the hazardous gas has been stopped. All employees at the... more »
  • Washington Monument reopens after leak at entrance

    December 29, 2014 10:51 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Washington Monument has reopened after being temporarily closed to visitors because of a leak above the security screening room at the entrance. National Park Service spokesman Mike Litterst said the leak affected the X-ray machines Monday morning and was potentially compromising security procedures. The monument reopened just... more »
  • Overnight road closure expected due to large fuel spill

    October 27, 2014 9:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters were expected to remain on the scene of a leaking tanker truck well into Monday night and possibly into Tuesday morning. Wyandotte Street near Scenic Highway closed around 8 p.m. Monday and will likely be closed into the early hours of Tuesday as a HAZMAT... more »

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