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  • Forum: Prepare for Mississippi River changes

    November 12, 2012 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Speakers at a coastal conference say the mouth of the Mississippi River is moving north, and authorities need to prepare for it. Paul Kemp, vice president of the Louisiana Audubon Society's Gulf Coast Initiative, says the changes present opportunities to get more sediment into eroding coastal... more »
  • X-Tex used to fight oil

    July 12, 2010 6:49 PM

    Oil has a new foe in St. Tammany Parish. It’s called X-Tex and is being installed now to stop oil from hitting the marshes of the Rigolets. News 2’s Stephanie Ryan got answers on how it works to defend our coast. more »
  • National Guard completes barrier at Grand Isle

    June 26, 2010 9:44 AM

    The Louisiana National Guard says it has finished an 8.2-mile barrier on Grand Isle's beach to fight the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Soldiers erected a barrier known as a tiger dam, which is made from a series of interlocking flexible tubes inflated with water. The dam was built to... more »
  • Marsh clean-up proving to be tricky

    May 27, 2010 3:35 PM

    Oil has invaded some sensitive areas, including the Delta Wildlife Refuge and the marshy area of Pass a Loutre. Clean-up is proving to be quite a task. Dr. Qianxin Lin of LSU has studied the effects of oil on our marshes for more than 20-years. He says the marsh... more »

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  • Hearing set in Bourbon Street fatal shooting
    Hearing set in Bourbon Street fatal shooting

    July 25, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS - A magistrate judge has refused to move up a preliminary hearing for the only suspect in a deadly shooting on Bourbon Street... more »
  • Two men arrested in meth lab bust
    Two men arrested in meth lab bust

    July 25, 2014

    INDEPENDENCE - Narcotics agents with the Tri Parish Task Force shut down an active meth lab and arrested two men during a planned raid of... more »
  • Transformer fire cuts power in BR
    Transformer fire cuts power in BR

    July 25, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters responded to a transformer that exploded and caught fire in Baton Rouge Friday. It happened near the intersection of Perkins... more »
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    Obscene run-in investigated

    July 25, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for help identifying a person seen on surveillance cameras following a woman in Baton Rouge while making obscene comments and... more »
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    Man accused of fourth DWI

    July 25, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man on charges of fourth offense DWI and said he has a history of drunk driving arrests dating back... more »