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  • 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 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 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 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 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 »
  • Proposal to make bars, casinos smoke-free advances

    May 12, 2010 4:49 PM

    A measure that would extend Louisiana's smoking ban to casinos and bars heads to the House after sailing out of the Senate. Senate Bill 348, sponsored by Sen. Robert Marionneaux, D-Livonia, is aimed at protecting workers in casinos and bars from second-hand smoke which, he says, kills 53,000 Americans... more »

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