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  • Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

    April 22, 2015 3:57 AM

    WASHINGTON- As Congress considers whether to extend a program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates fear there are still too many unknowns about government surveillance to allow for a comprehensive public understanding. The government has released reams of once-classified documents following the 2013 disclosures of the National Security... more »
  • La. DHH monitoring N.O. area man for Ebola signs

    October 23, 2014 6:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - State health officials are monitoring a New Orleans man for symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus, but say the patient is at low risk and is only under observation out of an "abundance of caution". Officials from Centers for Disease Control contacted state Department of Health... more »
  • CDC: Monitoring for all coming from Ebola nations

    October 22, 2014 10:59 AM

    WASHINGTON - Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breadth of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says... more »
  • Dallas officials: 120 still on Ebola monitoring

    October 20, 2014 12:32 PM

    DALLAS - Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas. Officials said Monday that 43 of 48 people on an original watch list had passed... more »
  • Monitoring children and teens on social media check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 10, 2014 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Social Media expert Christi Domingue talked about different ways you can monitor your children on the web and on smartphones and tablets today on News 2 at 4. She said most parents think Facebook and Twitter are the ones to look out for but apps like... more »
  • High court voids key part of Voting Rights Act

    June 25, 2013 9:32 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections. The justices said in 5-4 ruling Tuesday that the law Congress most... more »
  • Civil rights lawyers: NYPD spying violates rules

    February 4, 2013 6:43 AM

    WASHINGTON - Civil rights lawyers are telling a judge that the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim communities violates federal guidelines established to stop the NYPD from conducting political surveillance. The lawyers say in a court motion the NYPD has renewed such scrutiny in its post-9/11 focus on Muslims.... more »
  • Judge denies bond motions in Trayvon Martin case

    December 11, 2012 10:25 AM

    SANFORD, Fla. - A Florida judge has denied defense requests to end 24-hour GPS monitoring of George Zimmerman while he is out on bond in the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Judge Debra Nelson denied bond requests from Zimmerman's defense team Tuesday. Besides dropping the monitoring, the... more »
  • DOTD details traffic monitoring system check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 29, 2011 9:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The state Department of Transportation and Development says its traffic monitoring and communication system is good. The key to making it great is drivers using it. There are four Traffic Monitoring Centers across the state, but the one in Baton Rouge can keep an eye on... more »
  • Gov. Jindal wants BP to pay for seafood monitoring

    August 19, 2010 4:24 PM

    Gov. Bobby Jindal wants a $173 million program - paid for by BP PLC - to monitor the safety and quality of Louisiana seafood for the next five years. The program also would provide marketing funds to promote the state's seafood to consumers. During a news conference Thursday, Jindal says... more »
  • Baton Rouge DPW considers GPS tracking system

    October 14, 2009 6:14 PM

    The Baton Rouge Public Works Department wants to expand a GPS tracking system for department owned vehicles. The monitoring system allows supervisors to know where a truck has been. It can also help with response time when dispatching a crew. Currently, 19 vehicles in the DPW fleet have... more »

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