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  • Former President offers accolades, advice in farewell letter to Trump

    September 3, 2017 5:37 PM

    WASHINGTON - Before he left office in January, President Barack Obama offered his successor accolades and advice in a private letter that underscored some of his concerns as he passed the baton. In the letter, published Sunday by CNN, Obama urged President Donald Trump to "build more ladders... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Mayor speaks out after call for firing of BRPD officer Play Video

    May 24, 2017 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Mayor Sharon Weston Broome is speaking out in her first on camera interview after she wrote a letter to attorneys for Alton Sterling's family saying she believes Officer Blaine Salamoni should be fired. The Mayor said the week following the federal decision not to indict the... more »
  • Boy sends apology note to police after 'testing' 911 system

    May 15, 2017 3:09 PM

    PORTLAND, Maine - A police department in Maine says a young boy has formally apologized after he "tested" the 911 system. A Facebook post shared by the South Portland Police Department says the boy returned home after school and decided to dial the number usually reserved for emergency calls.... more »
  • Ascension Parish council votes to request Matassa's resignation Play Video

    March 15, 2017 11:37 AM

    GONZALES –The Ascension Parish council has voted to call for the resignation of Parish President Kenny Matassa Thursday. Councilmembers voted 6-4 in favor of calling for Mattasa's resignation. Matassa was indicted by a grand jury on charges of public bribery on Friday. He is accused of offering a... more »
  • DA Moore issues letter to president, AG supporting US Attorney Walt Green

    March 12, 2017 1:48 PM

    BATON ROGUE - East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore issued a letter early Sunday afternoon stating his support for US Attorney Walt Green of the Middle District of Louisiana. Green is one of 46 US attorneys that were appointed by President Barack Obama. Now, Attorney General Jeff... more »
  • Ascension Parish president calls for summit on regional drainage

    January 9, 2017 2:15 PM

    ASCENSION – Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa called for a summit to address regional drainage needs in an open letter to federal officials and parish presidents on Monday. The Amite River Basin and Bayou Manchac drain parts of the Capital Region and southern counties of Mississippi. Several local and... more »
  • FEMA sends blank denial letter Play Video

    October 4, 2016 11:53 PM

    CENTRAL- Flood survivor Thomas Maloy has jumped through all sorts of hoops trying to get federal aid. But it was the FEMA denial letter he received Tuesday that hit him like a bad joke. "I've been going back and forth with FEMA and then I got this wonderful letter... more »
  • Elected officials urge law enforcement to exercise restraint with protesters

    July 12, 2016 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Elected officials are urging local, state and federal law enforcement to exercise restraint when engaging with protestors. In a letter, singed by "The Black Elected Officials of Baton Rouge," elected officials state that they stand with those in an outcry for justice in the midst of the... more »
  • Principal issues apology for text some parents find offensive Play Video

    February 29, 2016 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A school principal issued an apology letter to parents after sending a text message last week that some found offensive . The letter was sent home with students who attend Redemptorist Elementary in Baton Rouge, Friday. The text message, which was sent out to students two... more »
  • Post office shut down after powdery substance found in letter

    January 29, 2016 11:25 AM

    NEW IBERIA - Authorities shut down the New Iberia Post Office after sheriff's investigators said they found a threatening letter with an unknown substance inside. Capt. Richard Fleming with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office said the threatening letter contained a powdery substance, which led postal officials to evacuate the... more »
  • Judge says this isn't first try to get more courthouse security Play Video

    April 10, 2015 6:58 PM

    POINTE COUPEE - The judge who is pleading for more security in the courtroom said he made his first request three years ago and nothing was done about it. Judge James Best told News Two's Investigative Unit that he first sent a letter to officials three years ago explaining... more »
  • Cotton: author of Iran letter, Army vet, rookie GOP senator

    March 10, 2015 1:43 PM

    WASHINGTON - The rookie Republican senator leading the effort to torpedo an agreement with Iran is an Army veteran with a Harvard law degree who has a long record of tough rhetoric against President Barack Obama's foreign policy. None of Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton's previous forays into foreign policy raised... more »
  • 1849 Lincoln letter up for sale for $40,000

    December 3, 2014 3:11 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - A 165-year-old letter from Abraham Lincoln could be just the thing for the history buff in your family. That is, if you have $40,000 to spare. A rare documents dealer in Philadelphia is selling an 1849 letter penned by Lincoln that offers insight into his stint as a... more »
  • Letter posted regarding La. College probation

    September 7, 2014 1:51 PM

    PINEVILLE, La. - A letter posted on the website of Louisiana College provides more information on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' decision in June to place the Pineville school on probation. The letter was sent to the Louisiana College in July by Belle Wheelan the president of... more »
  • FBI: Early test shows ricin in Obama letter

    April 17, 2013 10:23 AM

    WASHINGTON - The FBI says the letters sent to President Barack Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker are related and are both postmarked out of Memphis, Tenn., dated April 8. In an intelligence bulletin obtained by The Associated Press, the FBI says the letters both say: "To see a wrong and... more »

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