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  • Netting replaces fallen fence, neighbors not satisfied check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 7, 2015 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After News 2 reported on the broken down fence in front of the Mo-Dad Utility in the Woodlawn Crossing subdivision, the company replaced the dilapidated fence with an orange netting. Some neighbors told News 2 that's not good enough. They fear their children are still in... more »
  • Neighbors react to man getting shot in front of doorstep check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 3, 2015 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is ongoing after a man was shot on South Sherwood Forest near Major Oak Thursday morning. Authorities said a 33-year-old driver knocked down a light pole and swiped another vehicle before he finally stopped, facing oncoming traffic. That's when an off-duty security guard approached the... more »
  • Baton Rouge Fire Department investigates arson

    August 9, 2015 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating an arson that took place in the 2000 block of Gore Road. Investigators are in the process of interviewing neighbors in the area to try to piece together what happened. Tammy Douglas lives next door to the torched... more »
  • Sweet Olive cemetery scheduled to get cleaned check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 29, 2015 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sweet Olive Cemetery is set to get some much needed attention in the next month and a half. The Sweet Olive Cemetery board told News 2 that East Baton Rouge parish prison inmates are schedule to clean up the graveyard in September. Neighbors who live... more »
  • Neighbors cautious after sex offender was busted again check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 10, 2015 10:08 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Neighbors are reflecting on their run-ins with a man who lived next door, wondering if they noticed anything unusual leading up to his arrest Friday on 500 counts of possession of child pornography and 50 counts of distribution of porn involving juveniles. Anthony Kurtz, 40, was apprehended... more »
  • Baton Rouge man gunned down in front of house

    March 1, 2015 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who knew Eddie Simon Jr., 24, are in shock after hearing of his murder. The shooting happened close to 2:00 am Sunday morning, in the 2800 block of 73rd street. Police said officers originally responded to the location for a traffic crash, but discovered... more »
  • Teen dead after shooting on Tennessee St.

    February 22, 2015 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A teen is dead after a shooting in Baton Rouge Saturday night. It happened around 9:00 p.m. on Tennessee St. Neighbors told News 2 that the teen and his friends were playing with a gun when the teenager was shot. Police arrested a shooter... more »
  • Body found after house fire may be homicide

    October 16, 2014 5:02 PM

    ST. HELENA PARISH - Detectives said they're treating the death of a 39-year-old woman found after a house fire Saturday as a homicide. Details are still scarce, but authorities said they will be releasing more information soon. The house was burned almost to its foundation and firefighters found... more »
  • Woman jumps out of window of burning house check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 10, 2014 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman jumped out of the window of her burning home this morning to save her life, according to firefighters. The fire happened at a house on North 37th Street. The woman who was inside was asleep when the fire started, and leaped out... more »
  • Shootings leave EBR neigbhorhoods on edge Play Video

    October 2, 2014 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A triple shooting just hours apart from each other have some people on edge, or finding new places to live. One happened in the 4100 block of Cannon Street and left a 24-year-old man dead. Another happened in the 6200 block of Callahan Street; that victim... more »
  • LeBron apologizes to neighbors, sends cupcakes

    July 23, 2014 6:10 AM

    BATH, OH - LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his homecoming earlier this month. Cleveland Cavaliers fans and journalists arrived en masse to the NBA star's Akron area home to await his July 11 decision on whether he... more »
  • Elderly man dead

    July 20, 2014 7:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 90 year old man died Saturday in the 1500 block of Bay Street near Scenic highway. Investigators say the man and his 87 year old wife were inside their home when an electrical fire happened. Neighbors say they tried to break down the door before... more »
  • Pistorius trial hears testimony about screams

    July 1, 2014 3:47 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - Testimony in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is focusing on the screams that neighbors heard on the night that the athlete killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel on Tuesday questioned an acoustics expert who had been called by the defense team as part... more »
  • Plane crash site an 'eyesore' for neighbors check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 13, 2014 9:50 PM

    BAKER - People who live near a home that was the scene of a plane crash last year are putting heat on city leaders to destroy what is left of the charred home. In June, John Fowler had no where else to crash then into the home on Rue Jennifer,... more »
  • Lady owns over 20 dogs, neighbors fed up Play Video

    November 7, 2013 5:02 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Neighbors of a Napoleonville woman who owns more than 20 dogs said they're fed up, and want some of the canines gone. Virgie Gauthe says she knows her 24 dogs can be a bit much, and that it's a problem. "I have too many dogs, and... more »
  • Neighbors want something done after deadly crash

    August 25, 2013 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Neighbors want something done to prevent another person from crashing into a ditch near their homes after a man died early Sunday morning. The crash happened around 5:40 a.m. on Merrydale Avenue near Satinwood Drive in Baton Rouge. Investigators say 22-year-old Rico Robinson ran off the... more »
  • Neighbors on edge after burglaries near Kenilworth check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 9, 2013 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police are investigating at least six home burglaries near the Kenilworth area last week. The break-ins stretched from Kenilworth to Lake Calais. Investigators said all of them happened while people were either at work or on vacation. Bob Mathews lives in Kenilworth and wasn't... more »
  • Buyout moves forward for people near sewer plant

    March 21, 2013 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A judge approved modifications to the sewer system's consent decree, paving the way for buyouts of houses near a sewer plant. People in University Place Subdivision are closer to getting out of the area they've complained about for years. The city will appraise houses, and hopes... more »
  • Three men arrested following long-standing feud Play Video

    January 29, 2013 4:50 PM

    BAYOU PIGEON - Less than 48 hours after he was released from jail, an Iberville Parish man was arrested and accused of breaking into his neighbor's house in Iberville Parish. That neighbor told News 2 it was the 13th time he broke into her home. "For about three... more »
  • Neighbors: Missing NY doctor's personality changed

    June 15, 2012 2:28 AM

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Neighbors of missing Buffalo surgeon Timothy Jorden say there was an odd shift in his personality in the months before his ex-girlfriend was found fatally shot at the hospital where they both worked. They say Jorden was meticulous about his appearance and the landscaping at his home,... more »
  • Neighbors call murder-suicide gunman 'ticking time bomb' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 29, 2012 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man and his stepdaughter are dead after an argument over a computer password. It happened on Cedarcrest Ave just after 8:30 Monday night. Police say David Robinson, 57, shot and killed his stepdaughter, 26-year-old Reagan Rowe, before turning the gun on himself. Police say Robinson... more »
  • Good neighbors battle BR apartment fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 4, 2012 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An apartment fire could have been a lot worse for a Baton Rouge family, if it wasn't for the help of some good neighbors. Just after 10 p.m. last night, an electrical fire broke out in Shanika Gryo's kitchen at the Kings Court Apartments off Dougherty... more »
  • Neighbors want action after double fatal crash

    April 30, 2012 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Neighbors who live near Tigerbend Road want changes following a double fatal crash over the weekend. Some say they want signs and the road straightened out. News 2's Chris Nakamoto will have more at six. more »
  • Neighbors react to murder arrests

    March 7, 2012 6:08 PM

    GONZALES- Neighbors are reacting to the arrests of five men connected to the gruesome murder of Shirley and Irwin Marchand and Douglas Dooley. "I didn't know we that kind of people in our parish, drive along the road and see someone in their car you don't know if he'd... more »
  • Neighbors along Staring Lane still critical of construction

    February 6, 2012 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The city-parish has been turning dirt on an expansion of Staring Lane for a year. Workers say Phase 1, from Perkins Road to Hyacinth is halfway done. Phase 2 is scheduled to get started before the summer. That stretches the rest of Staring to Highland Road. ... more »
  • Neighbors push for change in area where Councilman's son shot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 6, 2012 3:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Neighbors who live in the Mayfair subdivision are demanding changes after a shooting occurred over the weekend. The victim happened to be the 15-year old son of Metro Councilman Chandler Loupe. This afternoon, detectives charged another 15 year old who was with him for attempted possession of... more »
  • Neighbors get organized after thefts from vehicles check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 24, 2012 5:38 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- People in neighborhoods off East Bayou Road in Donaldsonville are organizing Neighborhood Watch programs to try and stop a recent string of car burglaries. Most of the thefts happenened early in the evening, and investigators say most of the cars hit were unlocked. Items like purses, GPS equipment... more »
  • Neighbors near St. Gabriel apartment fire upset with city leaders

    January 20, 2012 10:32 PM

    ST. GABRIEL- People who live near an under-construction apartment complex that caught fire Friday say they warned the city about dangers like this. The complex, which had five, four-plex buildings already built, started going up in the Fall. Neighbors say they asked the city to reconsider approving the project... more »
  • Girl shot in home sparks neighborhood meeting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 17, 2012 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Neighbors in North Baton Rouge will meet tonight to take back their neighborhood. It follows a shooting where a 15-year-old was hit by a bullet while doing homework in her home. Detectives are still looking for 18-year old Darius Joseph in connection to the shooting. ... more »
  • Neighbors blame closed bridge for fire's devastation

    October 24, 2011 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Neighbors blame a bridge that is closed for repairs for a fire that destroyed a home in Baton Rouge. The fire gutted a home in the 6000 block of Monarch Avenue over the weekend. "I heard a pop, like a gun, so I got up and looked... more »
  • LPSO: Boat burglars target the Springfield area

    July 29, 2011 5:50 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - Deputies are crediting sharp-eyed neighbors for helping them crack a string of burglaries along Livingston Parish rivers. Chief Deputy Jason Ard said Terry Pounder, 17, and Eric Brunet, 23, were arrested in suspicion of breaking into several homes and campsites in the parish. Ard says the two... more »
  • Neighbors want lot cleaned up in North Baton Rouge

    June 21, 2011 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A group of people in North Baton Rouge call the overgrown property in their neighborhood an eyesore and they want it cleaned up. The house, on Oswego Street near Plank Road, has tall weeds and vines growing all around it. People who live near the house worry... more »

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