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  • All lanes open on I-110 South past N. 22nd

    November 9, 2015 9:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- All lanes are now open on I-110 South past North 22nd Street following an earlier wreck. Traffic is still moving slowly through the area. Congestion from the wreck has reached Evangeline Street. more »
  • Development plan at old Earl K. Long hospital unveiling this week

    September 8, 2015 8:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who live around the old Earl K. Long Hospital will hear plans Thursday for revitalizing the area. It's the second public-input meeting since March, it'll be held at the S.E. Mackey Center. At the first meeting residents called for a combination of retail, business and housing... more »
  • All lanes open after dirt closes I-110

    January 17, 2014 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on I-110 North at Capitol Access after some lanes were shut down for hours due to debris removal. The Department of Transportation and Development responded to problems with dirt on the road around 8:30 a.m. Friday morning. The right and... more »
  • Suspicious note on US Airways plane in Charlotte

    October 21, 2013 2:39 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A US Airways flight from Buffalo, N.Y., has been stopped on the taxiway in Charlotte after a threatening note was found. Charlotte Douglas International Airport officials said the note was found Monday afternoon and the plane landed and was kept away from the terminal. Authorities called the note... more »
  • Slain girl remembered at funeral check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 22, 2013 5:17 PM

    GONZALES - Dozens of friends and family members of Ahlittia North, the six-year old girl killed last weekend, gathered to send her off and remember her life at The Christian Assembly Full Gospel Church this morning. Family wore pink, North's favorite color, to honor the young girl. "She... more »
  • Mississippi River floods north Louisiana farmland

    May 6, 2013 3:45 PM

    LAKE PROVIDENCE - The Mississippi River is again flooding about 8,500 acres of farmland in East Carroll Parish's Bunches Bend, which had a huge levee failure in 2011 that wiped out $10 million in crops. The News-Star reports the 2011 breach on the levee's northern end was fixed, but a... more »
  • UN warns of further action against North Korea after nuclear test

    February 12, 2013 2:51 PM

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council is planning on taking further action against North Korea, calling today's nuclear test " a clear threat to international peace and security." North Korea is calling this latest atomic test its "first response" to what it describes as U.S. threats. They... more »
  • Soul searching in focus as GOP gathers in NC

    January 23, 2013 4:01 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Republican soul searching begins in earnest this week as GOP officials from across the nation come together for the first time since their party's November shellacking. There is broad agreement that the Republican Party needs to undergo fundamental changes to remain competitive. But there is no clear... more »
  • Christian group lists the world's worst persecutors

    January 8, 2013 6:34 PM

    WASHINGTON - North Korea continues to be the worst country in the world to be a Christian, according to the new World Watch List released by Open Doors USA. The list ranks North Korea as the world's worst persecutor of Christians for the 11th year in a row, followed by... more »
  • UN Security Council condemns NKorea rocket launch

    December 12, 2012 1:32 PM

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council is condemning North Korea's successful rocket launch. The U.N.'s most powerful body said in a brief statement after closed consultations Wednesday that the launch violated a 2009 Security Council resolution banning "any launch using ballistic missile technology." The council said that after the... more »
  • SKorea says NKorea has fired long-range rocket

    December 11, 2012 7:16 PM

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea says North Korea has fired a long-range rocket in a defiant move just days ahead of South Korea's presidential election. It was the second rocket launch under leader Kim Jong Un. Kim took power following his father Kim Jong Il's death one year ago.... more »
  • Olympic organizers sorry for North Korea flag flap

    July 25, 2012 2:52 PM

    GLASGOW, Scotland- London Olympic organizers have apologized to North Korea for displaying the South Korean flag at a women's soccer match. Organizers say "today ahead of the women's football match at Hampden Park, the South Korean flag was shown on a big screen video package instead of the North Korean... more »
  • N.D. school officially drops Fighting Sioux nickname

    June 14, 2012 3:01 PM

    FARGO, N.D.- North Dakota's flagship university has dropped its contentious Fighting Sioux nickname. School officials are hoping this time it'll finally stick. The move became official when the state Board of Higher Education voted to get rid of the University of North Dakota's moniker and Indian head logo. They had... more »
  • NC Governor: "We look like Mississippi"

    May 11, 2012 1:11 PM

    GREENVILLE - North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue says passage of a constitutional amendment defining marriage as solely between a man and a woman makes the state "look like Mississippi." Perdue was in Greenville on Friday to tout her proposed state budget for 2012-2013. Perdue said people around the country are... more »
  • Gay marriage amendment vote today

    May 8, 2012 10:30 AM

    RALEIGH - The national debate over gay marriage is turning its attention South. North Carolina could be the next state to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage as solely between a man and a woman. Voters are casting their ballots today. In the final days before the vote, members of... more »
  • 1 dead in north Miss. meth lab explosion

    April 27, 2012 7:52 AM

    BURNSVILLE, Miss. - One man has died from injuries suffered in what Tishomingo County authorities are saying was an explosion in a methamphetamine lab located in a trailer near Burnsville in north Mississippi. Chief Deputy Mike Kemp says the trailer was parked next to an abandoned home. Kemp says firefighters... more »
  • Major damage in Walker after strong winds check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 21, 2012 6:00 PM

    WALKER - A roof shingle stabbed into a tree gives an idea of just how strong the wind was when it blew through North Corbin Road, where a home lost its roof. "It was really loud outside, the rain was blowing sideways our ears started popping and we heard... more »
  • Officer shot at, bullet shatters lapel microphone

    March 1, 2012 2:27 AM

    Update: Police say the bullet grazed the officer, shattering his lapel microphone and missing his head by inches. He was not injured in the shooting. BATON ROUGE - Police are searching for the suspect in a late night shooting in North Baton Rouge involving a police officer. Officials... more »
  • Man bursts into flames after drinking gasoline

    February 28, 2012 5:36 PM

    HAVELOCK, N.C. - A North Carolina man is dead after he accidentally drank a jar of gasoline and then smoked a cigarette. Havelock police said 43-year-old Gary Allen Banning died this morning after he accidentally set himself on fire Monday. He was at a friend's apartment where he... more »
  • Possible shooting investigation in North Baton Rouge

    February 28, 2012 4:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - City police officers are on Plank Rd. near the Baton Rouge Airport where shots were reportedly fired overnight. No word on whether anyone was injured in the incident. Officials are still conducting an investigation at this time, so drivers in the area may run into... more »
  • ATV fatal crash

    February 16, 2012 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 52-year-old Belle Rose man was killed in an All Terrain Vehicle accident on Jolimar Street by LA 1 in Assumption Parish. Michael Harris Sr. was traveling north on the southbound shoulder on LA 1 approaching Jolimar Street according to State Police. Harris turned onto... more »
  • Woman charged in beheading plot to appear in court

    February 3, 2012 4:45 AM

    WILMINGTON, N.C. - A Raleigh school administrator accused of paying a hit man to behead three witnesses in a North Carolina terrorism case is due in federal court. Nevine Aly Elshiekh is scheduled to appear today. She was arrested last month after FBI agents tracked her to a meeting in... more »
  • Arson damages home in North Baton Rouge

    January 30, 2012 3:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials are investigating a suspected arson to a home in North Baton Rouge this morning. City police called in the fire around 2:30 a.m. after spotting it while patrolling the area. Firefighters arrived to the home, located in the 1000 block of Osprey Ave., to... more »
  • Church kitchen fire scorches portion of building

    December 20, 2011 8:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire officials are investigating an early morning fire that damaged a church kitchen facility. Firefighters responded to a call around 5 a.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of N. Acadian Thruway West at the annex of New Revelations Ministries. Officials say the fire started in... more »
  • Brothers in alleged NC terror ring face sentencing

    December 20, 2011 5:36 AM

    NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) - Two brothers who pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to support terrorists will learn their sentences Tuesday in North Carolina for their roles in a home-grown terror cell federal prosecutors say plotted attacks under their father's leadership. Twenty-five-year-old Dylan Boyd and 22-year-old Zakariya Boyd could be... more »
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dies

    December 19, 2011 2:27 AM

    SEOUL - Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic leader, has died. He was 69. Kim's death was announced Monday by the state television from the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. Kim is believed to have suffered a stroke in 2008 but appeared relatively vigorous in photos and video from... more »
  • 15-year-old charged in Buttonwood Drive slaying

    December 16, 2011 3:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The teenager accused in a deadly shooting on North Buttonwood Drive last month has been formally indicted. A grand jury charged 15-year-old Branikin Jones with the second-degree murder of Daylon Wheeler, 16. Jones shot Wheeler at a home in the Glen Oaks Place neighborhood November... more »
  • LPSO: Man suffers seizures, crashes truck into pond

    October 27, 2011 10:29 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Firefighters removed a body from inside of a submerged truck this morning after it appeared that the vehicle had been driven into a pond at North Park. Authorities identified the man in the car as 36-year-old North Park employee Jayson Beard. Fellow co-workers say Beard... more »
  • Hurricane Ophelia picks up speed as it heads north

    October 2, 2011 9:37 AM

    MIAMI- Hurricane Ophelia continues to intensify now that it's past Bermuda and heading north toward Newfoundland, where the entire Avalon Peninsula is under a tropical storm watch. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Saturday evening that Ophelia had maximum sustained winds near 140 mph, up from 120 mph... more »
  • Specific focus for new Baton Rouge Police

    July 15, 2011 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The new police chief in Baton Rouge hopes the latest additions to the city's law enforcement will help them make an impact on crime in the area. Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White says most of the 25 cadets going through the police academy right now... more »
  • Strain looks at flood-damaged N. La. farmland

    July 2, 2011 1:16 PM

    LAKE PROVIDENCE, La.- Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain visited the Bunches Bend area of East Carroll Parish to see the 10,000 acres of prime farm land that flooded when a century old levee failed during the recent battles against a high-running Mississippi River. Bunches Bend had been protected on... more »
  • 4 killed in crash of La. church van

    June 23, 2011 8:50 AM

    OAK GROVE - Authorities say a van full of church members heading home from a Bible class veered off a northeast Louisiana highway and hit a culvert, killing two adults and two children. Seven others were sent to the hospital, including two with life-threatening injuries. Louisiana State Police... more »
  • Toyota to return to full North American production in Sept.

    June 16, 2011 2:31 PM

    ERLANGER, Ky. - Toyota says it expects to return to full North American production in September. The Japanese automaker says production is recovering faster than expected after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Eight of Toyota's 12 North American-built models returned to full production June 6.... more »
  • Sandbags placed on levee at North Street

    May 6, 2011 5:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ten thousand sandbags were placed on the levee at North Street in downtown Baton Rouge today to prepare for heightened river levels. A crew of about 40 stacked the sandbags four to five feet high in areas where the levee dips. The low points are... more »
  • Ambulance causes wreck, injures driver

    March 16, 2011 11:23 AM

    Baton Rouge - A Baton Rouge ambulance driver is suspected of causing a wreck this morning which left one person injured. The wreck occurred around 7 a.m. on North Boulevard near North 12th Street in Baton Rouge. Sgt. Don Stone with BRPD told News 2 the ambulance was making... more »
  • Car slams into church, injures four

    February 21, 2011 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Four people are recovering after a car they were directing Monday morning suddenly backed over them. It happened just after 10 a.m. at the Resurrection Life Family Ministries on North Carrollton Avenue. Baton Rouge Police say 63-year-old Alan Durlacher was backing into the garage of... more »
  • AG: Man arrested for convincing NC girl to run away

    February 1, 2011 6:05 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Authorities have found a 17-year-old North Carolina girl who’d been missing since last summer in Denham Springs, and arrested the man investigators said convinced her to run away. Authorities arrested 34-year-old William David Jones after they said they found Faith Manuel at his residence in Denham Springs.... more »

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