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  • Threat rumors lead to Livonia students being pulled from class check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 19, 2015 11:51 AM

    LIVONIA - The superintendent of Pointe Coupee Parish Schools said rumors and "misinformation" about a possible threat caused some parents of Livonia High School students to keep their kids home or check them out early Thursday. Superintendent Kevin Lemoine said there's no evidence a threat to the school was... more »
  • Grand jury does not indict 19-year-old driver in deadly crash

    October 16, 2015 4:28 PM

    NEW ROADS- A grand jury returned a no true bill in the case against a woman who caused a deadly three-vehicle crash last year. The driver of the car investigators said caused the crash in Livonia, 19-year-old Ansley Deshotel, was ticketed. Family members of the woman who was killed,... more »
  • US 190 open after 18-wheeler fire

    June 29, 2015 10:48 AM

    UPDATE: 12:48 p.m. All lanes are now open on US 190 East and West at LA 77 (Livonia). There is no traffic congestion from this incident. LIVONIA- US 190 is shutdown in both directions at LA 77. According to Livonia Police, an 18-wheeler caught fire on the highway. ... more »
  • Mother demands tougher penalty after deadly crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 12, 2015 6:45 PM

    NEW ROADS - A grieving mother is demanding a tougher penalty for a teen driver after her daughter died in a Christmas time crash in Livonia. The case is now before a Pointe Coupee grand jury to consider increasing a traffic ticket to negligent homicide to the driver who... more »
  • Too many As leads to GPA snafu check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 15, 2015 11:31 PM

    LIVONIA - Slight disgruntlement overshadowed Friday's graduation ceremony somewhat after the school decided to make two students valedictorians. The students, both girls, had a GPA difference of .0083%. At first, Rekeya Blackmore thought she had earned the title of top of her class. But, this week, she learned that... more »
  • Livonia High to offer EMT course check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 16, 2015 5:23 PM

    POINTE COUPEE - Acadian Ambulance is partnering with Livonia High School to offer EMT classes to students in the fall. Acadian says they hope the learning opportunity will encourage more students to go into the field of emergency services and paramedics. "(We're) trying to look at other resources... more »
  • Pointe Coupee School Board searching for new superintendent check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 13, 2015 5:47 PM

    POINTE COUPEE - The Pointe Coupee School Board is searching for a new leader. Current superintendent, Linda D'Amico, announced she'll be retiring at the end of her term in June, just months before the school board planned to open a new career academy that she pioneered. "That's one... more »
  • Person killed in crash on Hwy. 190 Friday night

    December 26, 2014 9:27 PM

    LIVONIA - Highway 190 was closed after a three-vehicle crash Friday night. Police said one person was killed in the collision. Officers closed westbound lanes as they worked the crash. Chief Brad Joffrion said crash investigators were still piecing together the scene and was not able to release... more »
  • Colorful balloon release honored teen killed in freak accident

    December 8, 2014 11:28 PM

    LIVONIA - A crowd of people showed up Monday night for a balloon launch to honor a teenager who died in a freak train accident over the weekend. Brandt Torres, 17, was killed when he was hit by a train nearly two years to the day of him surviving... more »
  • Exclusive: Teen witnessed friend killed by train check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 8, 2014 4:22 PM

    LIVONIA - Disturbing details are emerging about how a well-known teen nearly killed in a duck hunting accident two years ago was killed after a train hit him Sunday. Investigators with Union Pacific said a ladder at the front end of the train hooked on to 17-year old Brandt... more »
  • Community reeling after teen's death

    December 8, 2014 3:55 PM

    LIVONIA - People living in Livonia told News 2 the community is having a tough time after a teen was killed by a train this weekend. Brandt Torres died Sunday morning after railroad officials said he was struck by a passing train and thrown under its wheels near the... more »
  • Teen who survived duck hunting accident, killed overnight

    December 7, 2014 4:53 PM

    LIVONIA- A Pointe Coupee Parish teen who stole the hearts of the community after he was shot during a duck hunting accident two years ago, died overnight after a train hit him. Investigators said around 1 a.m., Brandt Torres and his friends were putting coins down on the train... more »
  • Livonia and Port Allen get ready for family affair Play Video

    September 18, 2014 11:08 PM

    When Livonia (1-0) and Port Allen (2-0) face off on Friday, it will be for more than just who can continue to stay undefeated. It's also for bragging rights, as the two schools consider each other rivals. Also, both teams are very close to each other, including some players... more »
  • Livonia opens Guy Mistretta era with win over Live Oak

    September 6, 2014 12:09 AM

    LIVE OAK - Livonia may have a new head coach, but they picked up where they left off from last year, starting their season with a 41-19 win at Live Oak on Friday night. Guy Mistretta is no stranger to winning, having won at both his previous stops at... more »
  • Livonia baseball playoff run awaits court ruling check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 29, 2014 9:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Livonia baseball program awaits a ruling by an East Baton Rouge judge on whether or not the Wildcats will make the playoff bracket. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association ruled one of Livonia's freshman baseball players ineligible last Thursday, retroactively taking away the football team's deepest... more »
  • Guy Mistretta named new head football coach at Livonia

    March 11, 2014 11:01 PM

    LIVONIA - Coming off a trip to the 3A state finals, the Livonia football team made another big splash, naming Guy Mistretta as its new head coach. Mistretta comes over from Dunham to replace David Brewerton. In essence, it's a coaching carosuel as Brewerton replaced Neil Weiner at... more »
  • Local High School Signings Roundup check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 5, 2014 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Here's a roundup of signees from 4 parishes and 15 high schools around Baton Rouge on signing day: At Central High, the Wildcats follwed up a state quarterfinal birth with a handful of seniors moving on to the college ranks: Donald Lewis junior is heading... more »
  • Livonia ready for first state title check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 13, 2013 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the days leading up to their state title game in the Superdome, head coach David Brewerton has his team simulating dome conditions at the LSU Indoor Practice Facility. "That dome turf is going to get warm," Brewerton told his team Wednesday in the huddle. "And... more »
  • Two undefeated BR teams in state championships Play Video

    December 12, 2013 12:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Baton Rouge high school football teams with spotless records are hitting the Superdome turf this week for the state championships. The University High Cubs (13-0) face the John Curtis Patriots (9-2) at 4:30 p.m. in the Division II final. Then on Friday, Livonia (14-0) takes... more »
  • Teen shot in hunting accident continues to recover

    December 12, 2012 10:33 AM

    LIVONIA - A teen shot in the head during a hunting accident is doing better than expected, according to his father. He said Brandt Torres, 15, was able to come home from the hospital Tuesday. He said his son was also talking a little bit, and would be starting... more »
  • Teen shot in hunting accident awake, recovering

    December 4, 2012 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members said a Livonia teen accidentally shot in the head during a duck hunt is awake and recovering. The father of Brandt Torres, 15, told News 2 his son was no long in a medically-induced coma, was breathing on his own and was able to... more »
  • Teen accidentally shot by friend during duck hunting trip

    December 1, 2012 6:01 PM

    LIVONIA- A teenage boy is fighting for his life, after a duck hunting accident in Pointe Coupee Parish. It happened Saturday morning on Grosse Tete Bayou in Livonia. Sheriff Bud Torres says the 15-year-old was with two childhood friends the same age when the hunting trip went wrong.... more »
  • U. S. 190 back open after truck wreck, fire

    October 22, 2012 6:04 PM

    LIVONIA - A section of U. S. 190 in Pointe Coupee Parish is back open, after an 18-wheeler closed it when it overturned and caught fire. DOTD said all lanes of traffic were back open at U. S. 190 West near La. 976. The wreck around 3 p.m.... more »
  • Big rig wreck closes portion of U. S. 190

    October 22, 2012 4:04 PM

    LIVONIA - State Police said a big rig overturned this afternoon and caught fire, closing a portion of U. S. 190 West near Livonia. It happened just after 3 p.m. In Pointe Coupee Parish. There were no injuries. The wreck initially shut down both directions of traffic, but... more »
  • Union Pacific expanding in south Louisiana

    February 14, 2012 1:35 PM

    Union Pacific is expanding its presence in South Louisiana. The railroad company says it will build a new support yard in St. James Parish, and build more track between Livonia and Addis. The expansion is scheduled to be finished by the end of 2012. Company officials say... more »
  • Sen. Marionneaux considering run for governor

    July 21, 2011 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Senator Rob Marionneaux (D-Livonia) tells News 2 it could take a few weeks to decide if he will enter the governor's race. Marionneaux says the $9 million Gov. Bobby Jindal has in his campaign war chest is impressive but not impossible to overcome, and estimated about $4-5... more »
  • Livonia justice of the peace arrested

    February 10, 2011 4:26 PM

    LIVONIA - Livonia Police have arrested Justice of the Peace John H. Cline on a count of felony theft. Police Chief Brad Joffrion said Thursday that Cline was booked late Wednesday into the Pointe Coupee Parish Jail. He was released after posting $5,000 bond. Joffrion says Cline is accused of... more »

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