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  • Officials: 4 men four 14-year-old girl into prostitution

    October 11, 2015 2:50 PM

    TRENTON, N.J. - Three men from New Jersey and another from South Carolina have been indicted on human trafficking charges involving a 14-year-old girl who was allegedly forced into prostitution. Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman says Michael McLeod, David Powell Jr. and Tyree Jeter, all of Jersey City,... more »
  • Report: Louisiana 4th in rate of women murdered by men

    September 15, 2015 12:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A report finds that Louisiana ranks fourth in a disturbing category: the rate of women murdered by men. An annual study released Tuesday by The Violence Policy Center, a nonprofit group in Washington, D.C., analyzed FBI homicide statistics for 2013, the most recent available. Researchers found that... more »
  • Men and women now have their own blue and pink pills

    August 18, 2015 8:45 PM

    WASHINGTON - The FDA approved the first-of-its kind drug for women that rivals Viagra Tuesday. But, the safety restrictions associated with the new drug Addyi might keep it from being used as widespread as the "little blue pill." The Associated Press reported, the new drug's label will carry a... more »
  • Angola celebrates prisoner's achievements check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 4, 2015 6:56 PM

    ANGOLA - The Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola did something this week they haven't for three years: hold a graduation celebration for nearly 400 inmates. Graduation ceremonies took place Tuesday and Thursday at the prison, with some prisoners receiving their GED and others getting certification in various fields. ... more »
  • More whites than blacks, Latinos approve police striking men

    April 3, 2015 11:47 AM

    WASHINGTON - A major American trend survey shows that whites in the United States in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics approve of police striking people. Seven out of 10 whites polled, or 70 percent, said they can imagine a situation in which they would approve of a police... more »
  • FDA issues warning on men's testosterone drugs

    March 3, 2015 11:36 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is warning about the overuse of testosterone-boosting drugs taken by millions of U.S. men, saying the popular treatments have never been proven safe or effective for treating common signs of aging like low libido and fatigue. The agency says drugmakers must clarify that... more »
  • The truth about testosterone check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 29, 2015 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Men showing similar symptoms to depression may actually have low testosterone levels. It's natural for men's testosterone levels to decline over time, but sometimes it can cause extreme fatigue, the inability to sleep and low libido. "I just had no energy at all, I was just... more »
  • The Truth Behind Testosterone check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 27, 2015 9:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There's a new trend with men. Cut through the hype. Are you, or is your man, doing it right? Thursday on WBRZ News 2 at 10 p.m. more »
  • 2 men arrested in Baton Rouge double murder case

    November 5, 2014 2:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men accused in a double murder in Baton Rouge back in May are now behind bars while a third is still on the run, according to detectives. Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested 18-year-old Charles Lanaute and 21-year-old Darrius Miller Wednesday afternoon for... more »
  • Louisiana lawmakers end equal pay discussion

    May 30, 2014 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers have wrapped up their debate on the pay gap between men and women, with competing bills on the issue failing to win passage. The Senate and Governmental Affairs Committee narrowly rejected a proposal by Republican Rep. Julie Stokes that would have specified that pay discrimination based... more »
  • Authorities to meet about drug store burglaries

    November 4, 2013 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are expected to meet this week to discuss a rash of pharmacy burglaries. A number of them have been reported in area parishes, and investigators want to compare the crime scenes, video and images of potential suspects. In some of the five cases, the crooks have... more »
  • LSU basketball programs optimistic at media day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 28, 2013 7:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team may be on their bye week, but the basketball programs are just getting started in preparation for their 2013 seasons. The men's and women's teams were made available to media today at the Pete Maravich Center, and the expectations for LSU this... more »
  • Caught on video: sledgehammer break-in check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 26, 2013 10:24 PM

    GROSSE TETE - A group of men are on the run after they used a sledgehammer and crowbar to bust into a pharmacy. "We know there's at least three maybe four people involved in this case, and we think that's the kind of information that you could help us... more »
  • Police bust attempted murder suspect, find others smoking pot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 24, 2013 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A police raid to catch an attempted murder suspect caught several men, including the suspect, smoking marijuana in broad daylight authorities said. Monday, Baton Rouge officers arrested Steaphon Harris,28, for shooting a man at 1819 N. Marque Ann three days earlier. Police said Harris was... more »
  • EBRSO looking for two men in robbery

    June 11, 2013 3:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of two men they said robbed a convenience store in East Baton Rouge Parish early Tuesday morning. Deputies said just after 3 a.m. the two men entered the Cracker Barrel on Bluebonnet Boulevard and began removing cases of beer from the coolers... more »
  • Trial begins in frozen poultry case

    June 5, 2013 9:02 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss.- The trial has begun for two men charged with falsifying temperatures of poultry exported from Pascagoula to Russia. Court records say a jury was seated Monday in U.S. District Court in Gulfport for 39-year-old Gerald Miller of Gautier and 55-year-old Patrick McClain of Pascagoula. A third man, 38-year-old... more »
  • 4 Louisiana men convicted of deer poaching in Iowa

    May 18, 2013 5:17 PM

    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - Four men from Louisiana men have been found guilty of poaching deer in southwest Iowa. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports that Michael Fralick, of Ponchatoula, La., was recently convicted of 32 counts of deer hunting violations in four southwest Iowa counties. Fralick was ordered to... more »
  • State lawmakers kill law requiring equal pay for men, women

    May 15, 2013 8:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers rejected a law that would prohibit some employers from paying women less than men doing the same job. Sen. Edwin Murray's "Equal Pay for Women Act" was killed by one vote. Nineteen senators voted for it and 18 against; 20 votes are needed to pass. ... more »
  • 2 men charged in Boston bomb case waive bail

    May 1, 2013 3:23 PM

    BOSTON- A third college friend of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects is being held pending a detention and probable cause hearing. Robel Phillipos is charged with making false statements to federal investigators. A hearing is scheduled for Monday. Two other friends of bombing suspect (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) waived... more »
  • 2 sentenced in shooting death of Shreveport teen

    March 27, 2013 8:47 AM

    SHREVEPORT- Two Shreveport men will be spending the next six decades behind bars following their sentencing for second-degree murder in Caddo Parish District Court. Joshua D. Brooks and Paul Anthony Jones, both 20, were sentenced this week by Judge Joseph Bleich to 60 years in prison at hard labor without... more »
  • Two men arrested for fake poker machine tickets

    February 6, 2013 9:53 AM

    BAYOU VISTA - A St. Mary Parish deputy arrested two men in suspicion of cashing in fake poker machine tickets at a parish bar. A witness said Dwayne Teague and Tyler Ashmore cashed the photocopied tickets at the Whiskey Heaven bar. Deputies said they discovered Anchor Lounge, also... more »
  • LSU Tigers face Florida Saturday

    January 11, 2013 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU men's basketball team draws a tough foe for its opening home Southeastern Conference game as it plays host to the nationally-ranked Florida Gators Saturday. Florida enters the game ranked No. 11 in the Associated Press poll and No. 9 in the USA Today Coaches Poll... more »
  • Toddlers found in cold

    January 2, 2013 7:34 PM

    Temperatures hovered in the teens and two toddlers were found wandering outside a home, alone in St. Louis, Missouri. Their caretakers were asleep inside. Authorities say a newspaper delivery man was on his route at about 5 am when he found the kids. They're one and 3. One girl had... more »
  • More women have driver's licenses than men in US

    November 12, 2012 12:28 PM

    WASHINGTON - Women are passing men on the nation's roads. A study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute says more women have driver's licenses than men. That's a reversal of the longtime gender gap behind the wheel. Researchers say that's likely to lead to safer, smaller and more... more »
  • Study: Vitamins don't lower heart risks in men

    November 5, 2012 12:26 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The largest study to test daily multivitamin use finds they modestly lowered the risk for cancer in middle-aged and older men but did not seem to affect the chances of developing heart disease. The studies did not include women but other research under way now does. Two... more »
  • Investigators: Woman set herself on fire

    October 23, 2012 5:07 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Authorities said today that their investigation revealed a woman who claimed she'd been set on fire by three men in Franklin Parish had actually set herself on fire. Sharmeka Moffitt, 20, was in critical condition today after the incident this past weekend. Police said she'd told then... more »
  • Women outnumber men on US Olympic team

    July 10, 2012 4:58 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - For the first time, the U.S. Olympic team will have more women than men, with female athletes accounting for 269 of the 530 spots American will take at the upcoming London Games. The USOC released its official roster Tuesday. CEO Scott Blackmun said the female majority... more »
  • Escort murders, 2 men arrested

    May 1, 2012 5:38 PM

    DETROIT - Police say they're holding two men for questioning in the slayings of four women, three of whom had been linked to online ads for escorts. Two men, 32-years-old and 24-years-old were placed in police custody for questioning in regards to the online escort murders. The men were arrested... more »
  • 2 men accused of selling fake pot

    March 9, 2012 7:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Baton Rouge men have been indicted on drug and weapons charges that accuse them of selling synthetic marijuana out of a convenience store. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury charged 51-year-old Joseph Hoa Do and 48-year-old Sang J. Vu with two counts each of possession... more »
  • Three local men accused of hunting violations

    February 23, 2012 3:56 AM

    VIDALIA - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says three 23-year-olds from the Baton Rouge area are accused of spotlighting and other hunting violations, including driving an ATV with oversized tires on a wildlife management area. The department says Jordan Brister, of Prairieville and Richard Magee and Justin Durand,... more »
  • Three men wanted for grocery store robbery

    December 22, 2011 12:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three men robbed a grocery store on Choctaw Drive Wednesday morning and police are asking the public for help identifying them. Descriptions of the suspects are: 1. black male, 5'7", dark skinned, slim build, 18-19 years old, wearing light colored hoodie and khaki pants ... more »
  • Men arrested for robberies in Baton Rouge

    December 8, 2011 2:32 PM

    Baton Rouge Police and LSU Police have arrested two men who were robbing individuals near the LSU lakes area between November 23, 2011 and December 5, 2011. Police say 19 year-old Terrius Brown and 17 year-old Monrico Jones were taking iPhones from the victims. The two men were... more »
  • Turkey: Men not allowed at Soccer Matches

    September 20, 2011 7:38 PM

    Turkey banned men from some soccer matches as a way to curb crowd violence. Now, the Turkey Soccer Association says only women and children under 12 are admitted to games involving teams sanctioned for unruly fan behavior. Fenerbache gave out about 27,000 free tickets to women and kids for Tuesday's... more »
  • EBRSO: Four men arrested after armed burglary

    August 28, 2011 1:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies say four men forced a man into his home at gunpoint and stole a cell phone. The armed burglary happened in the Comite Hills West subdivision off Joor Road around 5 a.m. today. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies arrested Corsy Bernard Hollins,... more »
  • Deputies: Three caught stealing scrap

    August 24, 2011 3:13 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish arrested three men they said were caught stealing scrap metal from a building. Major Ginny Higgins with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said they got a tip Monday that three men were inside a gated building on S. Fontana Rd. in Independence. When detectives... more »
  • Two men arrested for attempted murder in Assumption Parish

    January 18, 2011 1:27 PM

    Napoleonville-Two men accused of attempted murder in Assumption Parish, are now under arrest. Deputies say 17 year-old Jordy Brown and 18 year-old Calvin Johnson drove up to two men in Napoleonville, telling them to "give it up and get out of the truck". One of the victims was... more »

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