May 20, 2013 12:59 PM
OPELOUSAS - A new scam has emerged in St. Landry Parish in the form of letters directing the recipient to pay a firm $83 for a copy of a deed to their property. The Daily World reports the St. Landry Parish Clerk Charles Jagneaux offers the same service for no... more »
May 16, 2013 9:01 AM
BELLE CHASSE- Plaquemines Parish sheriff's deputies say a Belle Chasse High School sophomore was booked with illegal possession of prescription pills and two other sophomores were booked with distributing pills at the school. Deputies tell The Times-Picayune the students are all 15. The sheriff's office has not publicly identified them... more »
May 13, 2013 11:48 AM
HOUMA - The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office is offering its 38-foot-long fishing boat for sale on the online auction site eBay. The Courier reports the starting bid is $180,000. The auction ends May 18. Since taking office, Sheriff Jerry Larpenter has criticized former Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois' decision to buy the... more »
May 13, 2013 10:29 AM
BAYOU CORNE - Repairs to a breached berm on one side of the Assumption Parish sinkhole could begin today, according to parish authorities.
Emergency managers told News 2 they were waiting for the water in the area to recede enough for work to resume on the breaches in the... more »
May 13, 2013 8:41 AM
FRENCH SETTLEMENT- Livingston Parish officials are launching a program to replace at least 15 bridges. The Advocate reports the effort can't come soon enough for Rose Sabre, who says an ambulance couldn't get quick access to her Virgin Isles home because of a dilapidated bridge. After being rerouted through a... more »
May 7, 2013 2:42 PM
BELLE ROSE - Authorities in Assumption Parish arrested a woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend at a home in Belle Rose.
Deputies said Gwendolyn Simon got into an argument with her boyfriend on Monday, then stabbed him once in the back and once in the chest as he was... more »
May 6, 2013 12:55 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard has started serving a prison sentence of nearly four years for his role in a bribery plot and payroll fraud scheme. A spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons said Broussard reported Monday to the low-security facility at a prison in... more »
May 2, 2013 6:53 PM
BATON ROUGE - A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said it would be up to the Metro Council to decide the location of its headquarters.
EBRSO was slated to move into a facility at the airport in October. Moving day was then pushed to January... more »
May 1, 2013 10:15 PM
GREENSBURG- Leaders in St. Helena Parish tabled discussion about changing parish laws dealing with strip clubs.
Wednesday night, the police jury was set to talk about outlawing alcohol at establishments where there is nudity or certain physical contact. But, jurors pushed the talk back another two weeks.
Leaders... more »
May 1, 2013 6:38 PM
BAYOU CORNE - A community meeting with members of the governor's blue ribbon commission for the Assumption Parish sinkhole is going on now.
The commission has been in Bayou Corne for the past few days examining the sinkhole site. The group was formed to ensure the long-term safety of... more »
April 30, 2013 12:53 PM
HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people after a burglary in Tangipahoa Parish Monday.
Sheriff Daniel Edwards said deputies arrested Nicole Pierce, 35, and Dewayne White, 48, of Hammond in connection with the thefts.
Edwards said a deputy was called out to a home on Highway 190 West... more »
April 29, 2013 5:26 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people after investigators said they stole a vehicle from an Ascension Parish church parking lot, then abandoned it.
Chief Deputy Tony Bacala with the parish sheriff's office said investigators in St. James Parish arrested Erick Byington, 32, and Ashley Nicole Lee, 23, both... more »
April 24, 2013 4:57 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Louisiana State Police asked for the public's help finding a hit-and-run driver who injured a man walking down the side of a road.
Trooper Jared Sandifer said it happened in Livingston Parish around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night near the intersection of Linder Road and Clinton Allen... more »
April 23, 2013 10:14 PM
GREENSBURG - Strip clubs are turning up the heat in St. Helena, where some are calling for a ban on the adult business.
Tuesday, the parish police jury was supposed to discuss an ordinance that would prohibit nudity and certain physical contact at establishments where alcohol is sold. The... more »
April 19, 2013 9:09 AM
BENTON- Two Bossier Parish school facilities will close at the end of this school year in an effort to cut costs. The Times reports the Bossier Parish School Board unanimously approved the closure of Charlotte Mitchell Education Center and Bossier Learning Center -- the district's adult education program. The move... more »
April 18, 2013 6:30 PM
LIVINGSTON - A dog that was left for dead is now finding it hard to find a home.
Last month, someone shot a dog in the eye and left it bleeding in a ditch. It stayed there overnight. The next day someone found the dog.
It spent the... more »
April 18, 2013 2:39 PM
CONVENT- The heavy rains over the first two months of the year have pushed back the start-up date for Nucor Corp.'s 2.5 million-ton direct reduced iron plant in St. James Parish.
Nucor said because of "extreme weather conditions", the plant is expected to begin operating late this year. The... more »
April 12, 2013 4:03 PM
CROWLEY - The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a small plane crash near the Estherwood community. Few details on the crash were available Friday afternoon. However, the sheriff's office said there were no immediate reports of injuries. Maxine Trahan, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff's Office was... more »
April 10, 2013 11:23 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A former male model is back in the Orleans Parish Prison after a judge found that he violated his bond by flirting with college sophomores during a Carnival parade at his parents' home. He was there on house arrest. The Times-Picayune reports Dean Kelly is charged with... more »
April 8, 2013 11:41 AM
THIBODAUX - A Lafourche Parish councilman says he will not pull a resolution seeking Parish President Charlotte Randolph's resignation over ethics violations. The Courier reports the parish council will debate the resolution Tuesday. Randolph has asked state ethics authorities to reconsider the $60,000 she's been ordered to pay because she... more »
April 5, 2013 2:35 PM
COTTONPORT - Authorities in Avoyelles Parish are on the lookout for a man wanted in a string of burglaries in Cottonport.
Police issued an arrest warrant for 20 year-old Devon Demouy.
Investigators said he's known to be in Baton Rouge with Lashonda Williams. Their last known address is... more »
April 2, 2013 11:38 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Video showing inmates at the New Orleans jail apparently snorting drugs, drinking beer and in possession of at least one large handgun was shown Tuesday during a hearing in U.S. District Court. The recordings, believed made by inmates, were aired during the second day of hearings on... more »
April 1, 2013 11:20 AM
THIBODAUX - The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says two men serving time for contempt of court face new charges after a fire that prompted a brief evacuation of the parish jail. Deputy Brennan Matherne says 21-year-old Skylleur Hayes of Thibodaux allegedly started the fire after telling an inmate who had... more »
March 25, 2013 8:55 AM
LAFAYETTE- Lafayette Parish School Board members would be able to miss up to five meetings in a calendar year before facing penalties under a revised attendance policy recommended by the board's executive committee. The revisions, which come after some board members have faced criticism for their absences, would clarify some... more »
March 13, 2013 5:43 PM
PORT ALLEN - West Baton Rouge School leaders have no record of who's driving the buses within the parish, leaving many parents concerned.
Superintendent David Corona said if he wanted or needed those records, they could be made available to him.
"I'm comfortable the organization we contract with... more »
March 12, 2013 6:07 PM
BATON ROUGE- Sheriffs would be allowed to work out agreements for parish-issued concealed carry permits under a bill filed by Representative Jeff Thompson, R-Bossier City.
The bill would allow parish permit protection to extend to other parishes. It also blocks sheriff's office employees from sharing permit information with the... more »
March 11, 2013 2:38 PM
BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal's office said he plans to visit the site of the Bayou Corne sinkhole next week, and push for buyouts of property affected by evacuations in the area.
Jindal met today with Assumption Parish President Marty Triche and other parish leaders to discuss the... more »
March 11, 2013 10:53 AM
BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal scheduled a meeting this afternoon with Assumption Parish leaders to discuss the status of the Bayou Corne sinkhole, and what could done for displaced residents.
The meeting will be at 1 p.m. today at the governor's mansion in Baton Rouge.
The meeting... more »
March 4, 2013 5:31 PM
ASCENSION PARISH - Twice this year, Ascension Parish put in temporary pumps to flush out water from Alligator Bayou into Manchac Bayou, and on Monday, permanent pumps were at it again.
"It is about time they did it, and if it's something that will make the water go out... more »
February 25, 2013 2:15 PM
NEW ROADS - For almost five years Progressive Waste Solutions has taken out the trash in Pointe Coupee Parish, but administrator Jim Bello is a part of a movement that wants the parish to handle the duties instead.
"It's about $500,000 that we feel we can save if we... more »
February 17, 2013 10:34 AM
GRETNA, La. - Jefferson Parish authorities say an 81-year-old woman has been shot and killed after someone fire into her home in the Bridge City community. Sheriff Newell Normand says in a news release that it's not clear if the woman was the intended target in the shooting, but she... more »
February 14, 2013 3:22 PM
SORRENTO - A Baton Rouge man accused in connection with a murder in Ascension Parish is now behind bars.
Authorities arrested Darryl "Hoops" Jones for being connected to the killing of Gerald "Butta" Wilkins on January 12 on LV Road in Sorrento.
Wilkins was found shot to death... more »
February 5, 2013 2:53 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - A man accused of forcing his way into his girlfriend's home in Ascension Parish, then attacking her, is on the run this afternoon.
Deputies say Romel Julien, of Donaldsonville, got into a fight with his girlfriend when she was able to get away and dial 911.
... more »
January 29, 2013 8:51 AM
BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office is reassessing its case against Shelna Matamoros in the 2006 asphyxiation death of her 2-year-old stepdaughter now that Cedric Matamoros Sr. - her husband and the child's father - has died.
The Advocate reports a grand jury charged both... more »
January 28, 2013 5:58 PM
FRANKLIN - Chitimacha Police Chief Blaise Smith said the man accused of shooting three law enforcement officers and an elderly man, killing two, was arrested last week for disturbing the peace.
Smith also said 48-year-old Wilbert Thibodeaux was detained last Tuesday by the same officer he's now accused of... more »
January 23, 2013 3:49 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Members of the Cost Guard said a stranded hunter used all the right survival skills to get spotted and rescued today after his boat sank in St. Charles Parish.
The Coast Guard spotted a brush fire the hunter used to signal them while they searched Bayou... more »
January 21, 2013 10:49 AM
GONZALES - Authorities in Ascension and Livingston parishes announced waterways in both areas will reopen for recreational boat traffic at noon today.
The rivers closed after heavy rain and flooding swelled local waterways to unsafe levels.
Several parishes around the state delcared disasters after the flooding damaged bridges,... more »
January 21, 2013 10:36 AM
BAYOU CORNE - Assumption Parish officials say scientists have noticed a recent increase in seismic activity near the huge sinkhole at Bayou Corne, and worry that it might grow again. Parish emergency preparedness director John Boudreaux tells The Advocate that the increase was first noticed about two weeks ago. He... more »
January 18, 2013 2:46 PM
PLAQUEMINE - Emergency responders flew one person to the hospital after their motorcycle wrecked in Iberville Parish today.
It happened on La. 1 near Plaquemine this afternoon just before 1 p.m. Investigators said the motorcycle struck another vehicle before sliding into the median.
The motorcycle operator suffered moderate... more »
January 18, 2013 2:30 PM
Gonzales- A week long investigation by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has landed multiple people behind bars.
During a search of Craig Encalade Jr.'s home in Gonzales, detectives placed him under arrest after they found heroin in Encalade's pocket.
Detectives also found more heroin and marijuana, along with... more »
January 18, 2013 12:49 PM
LIVINGSTON - Livingston Parish sales tax revenue rose 7 percent in December, compared with the previous year, marking the 26th straight month that tax receipts have increased. The Advocate reports more than 70 percent of the sales taxes collected in the Denham Springs Economic Development District are still being used... more »
January 17, 2013 5:17 PM
GONZALES - Parts of Ascension Parish are still dealing with flooding after recent severe weather.
Parish emergency managers said the following roads are still closed because of high water. Recreational waterways are also still closed in the parish until the rivers drop back below safe levels.
ROAD CLOSURES... more »
January 17, 2013 4:02 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - The Livingston Parish man accused of stabbing his wife and cutting their unborn baby from her womb blamed synthetic drugs today during a court hearing.
Jeffrey Reynolds made the comments to reporters as he was being taken away after the hearing.
"I love my wife... more »
January 15, 2013 3:36 PM
GONZALES - State Police said a distracted driver ran a stop sign and killed an Ascension Parish woman this afternoon.
Troopers charged 23-year-old Travis R. Parent, Jr. of Denham Springs with negligent homicide, reckless operation and felony running of a stop sign. They said 83-year-old Audrey Wells of Gonzales... more »
January 15, 2013 1:09 PM
BASTROP - Morehouse Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a 17-year-old Bastrop High School student who somehow managed to get onto the campus with a 45-caliber, semi-automatic pistol and a loaded magazine on his body. Morehouse Parish Schools Superintendent George Noflin tells The News-Star it was the student's parents who notified... more »
January 15, 2013 12:22 PM
GONZALES - State Police said one person died in a wreck this morning in Ascension Parish.
It happened around noon at the intersection of La. 931 and Roddy Road north of Gonzales.
Investigators said a truck heading west with two people inside didn't stop at the four-way stop,... more »
January 15, 2013 10:41 AM
THIBODAUX - A Lafourche Parish couple spent the first week of their marriage free, but could spend the next nine years in separate prison cells as they serve time for cocaine distribution. The Courier reports 30-year-old Tanna Hawkins and 28-year-old Tara Robinson Hawkins were married the first week of January,... more »
January 15, 2013 10:35 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Emergency officials asked Livingston Parish residents to take time from their cleanup efforts and call in any water damage they received from recent flooding.
The parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness needs the information to apply for any public assistance that could be made... more »
January 15, 2013 9:02 AM
PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish School Superintendent Ed Cancienne has challenged the facts stated in a recent attorney general's opinion alleging the school district had violated state law by letting 12-month employees work "skeleton shifts" during holiday breaks. Cancienne and Brandie Blanchard, the district's personnel coordinator, told members of the Iberville... more »
January 14, 2013 12:45 PM
HOLDEN - Public works crews started repairs to bridges damaged by high water in Livingston Parish.
Crews went out this morning to the Frank Ballard Road Bridge, one of several in the Holden area which were damaged. Parish DPW crews said the bridge floated about four feet off its... more »
January 14, 2013 10:40 AM
GONZALES - Ascension Parish authorities continued to deal with swamped roads and high river levels after heavy flooding last week and more rain this past weekend.
Waterways are still closed to recreational watercraft until they drop back down to safe levels again.
Here's a list of current road... more »
January 14, 2013 10:27 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Livingston Parish residents continued cleanup efforts after flooding last week and more rain this weekend.
The parish declared a disaster after heavy rains last week flooded low-lying portions of the parish and swelled river levels. Gov. Bobby Jindal also issued an emergency declaration for the state... more »
January 11, 2013 10:36 PM
LIVINGSTON - Water is threatening the livelihood of residents and business owners in Livingston Parish.
Val's Marina, a well-known restaurant, was flooded out during Hurricane Isaac. After a week of rain, water is inching closer and closer to their doorstep.
WBRZ's Rosa Flores does a walk-through of the... more »
January 11, 2013 12:12 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Emergency officials in Livingston Parish posted the following update on roads around the parish to Facebook.
Drivers are asked not to go around barricades into flooded areas. Rescue workers said they had to spend more time helping people who drove past the barricades and got stuck... more »
January 11, 2013 10:46 AM
WALKER - Authorities in Livingston Parish responded to two traffic incidents this morning after heavy rains there.
The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office reported a vehicle flipped in some water on I-12 West between Satsuma and Walker. Police and EMS were responding to the wreck as of 10:30 a.m.
... more »
January 10, 2013 4:26 PM
BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency today for Louisiana in the wake of severe weather and flooding around the state.
Jindal said Acadia, Avoyelles, Concordia, East Carroll, Evangeline, Livingston and St. Landry parishes have already declared states of emergency to help residents deal with... more »
January 10, 2013 1:38 PM
PLAQUEMINE - A tornado damaged an industrial chemical plant in Iberville Parish as severe weather moved through southern Louisiana this morning.
Surveillance cameras at the SNF Flopam plant caught footage of the twister as it moved through the area near the plant.
The plant was staffed as the... more »
January 9, 2013 3:37 PM
GONZALES - Authorities in Livingston and Ascension parishes announced they would close waterways to recreational boat traffic starting at 6 p.m. tonight.
The closure will last until water levels recede after last night's heavy rainfall.
Both parishes saw scattered flooding in towns and subdivisions after receiving several inches... more »
January 8, 2013 4:12 PM
BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help today finding the people responsible for a home invasion in Belle Rose earlier this week.
Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said two masked men robbed a 22-year-old Belle Rose resident in his home the night of Jan. 6.
... more »
January 8, 2013 3:06 PM
HOLDEN - Wildlife agents said two Livingston Parish men arrested while hunting on New Year's Day were felons who should not have had guns.
Agents arrested Bobby Sykes, 38, and Barry Gill, 46, both of Holden, for being felons in possession of a firearm. They were also cited for... more »
January 8, 2013 10:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - The state has acquired more than 11,000 acres of wetlands in Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes as part of a conservation project funded by a settlement over the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana said Monday that the $6.7 million purchase of the... more »
January 4, 2013 6:29 PM
LIVINGSTON - Detectives are trying to track down multiple weapons, including a police issued AR-15 fully automatic assault rifle, which were stolen from a deputy's unit Wednesday morning.
News 2 has learned a Baton Rouge Police unit was robbed as well. Both thefts happened in Walker.
The Sheriff's... more »
January 4, 2013 2:50 PM
HOUMA - The Army Corps of Engineers says a federal levee designed to protect Terrebonne Parish and parts of Lafourche Parish from storm flooding will cost $12.9 billion. State and local officials would have to come up with 35 percent, or up to $4.5 billion. The plan released Friday includes... more »
January 3, 2013 10:23 PM
ADDIS- A 36-year-old was killed after walking into traffic on LA 1 Thursday night.
State Police said Emmanuelle Stewart was hit by a car near the Iberville/West Baton Rouge Parish line.
"Stewart was attempting to cross LA 1 when he walked directly into the vehicle's path," a State... more »
January 3, 2013 7:29 PM
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ADDIS - State Police confirmed one person died in a wreck involving a pedestrian this evening in West Baton Rouge.
A State Police spokesperson said the deadly wreck happened on La. 1 near the border between West Baton Rouge and Iberville... more »
January 2, 2013 5:42 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - A state trooper saved an unconscious woman from the burning wreckage of her car earlier this morning in Livingston Parish.
State Police said the woman's car ran up under an 18-wheeler on Magnolia Bridge Road and caught fire around 7 a.m. today. They said the woman... more »
January 2, 2013 10:44 AM
PRAIRIEVILLE - A Prairieville man sought in connection with the theft of $30,000 in jewelry and guns from an Ascension Parish home has been arrested and returned to the parish from Georgia. According to the sheriff's office, 32-year-old Shane Medine surrendered to authorities in Gwinnett County, Ga., and arrived at... more »
December 31, 2012 8:40 AM
BATON ROUGE - Along with the new year, East Baton Rouge Parish residents and businesses will see higher sewer fees in 2013.
Since Jan. 1, 2004, Mark LeBlanc, an assistant director for the city-parish Department of Public Works, says sewer fees have gone up 4 percent each year.
... more »
December 27, 2012 4:16 PM
MANSFIELD, La. - A Houston rapper is out on bond after spending a night in the DeSoto Parish jail. Wesley Eric Weston, 31, also known as the rap artist Lil' Flip, was arrested Wednesday after deputies pulled him over for speeding on Interstate 49 and they allegedly found marijuana and... more »
December 27, 2012 10:55 AM
ST. HELENA PARISH - Officials report the boil advisory for customers of Waterworks District #2 in St. Helena Parish has been lifted.
People living in the Dennis Miller Community have been under a boil advisory since Christmas due to a burst water main damaged by lightning.
December 19, 2012 9:30 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- Parish leaders in Livingston Parish are expected to move forward with business items that might secure the future of the Juban Crossing Development.
Thursday night, the parish council could make decisions about cooperative endeavor agreements between agencies and project planners.
The huge development is set to... more »
December 19, 2012 10:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents have cited two men for alleged hunting and boating safety violations along Highway 23 near Triumph in Plaquemines Parish. Earlier this month, agents cited Christopher Hicks, of Boothville, and Calvin Riggs, of Buras, for hunting migratory game birds... more »
December 18, 2012 5:32 PM
GONZALES - An Ascension Parish judge handed down a life sentence today for a man convicted of kidnapping and rape who was featured on "America's Most Wanted".
Bobby Weatherton acted as his own attorney in the sentencing phase of the trial. He was convicted in March of beating and... more »
December 18, 2012 11:44 AM
GONZALES - Prosecutors announced today they intend to seek the death penalty against four of the five people accused of killing an Ascension Parish couple and their son.
Prosecutors said they would not seek the death penalty for Devon James, who pleaded not guilty to the killings earlier this... more »
December 13, 2012 10:56 AM
BAYOU CORNE - Health and environmental officials scheduled a community briefing tonight to for Bayou Corne residents evacuated due to a sinkhole near their homes.
DHH and DEQ, along with parish officials, said they will specifically address health concerns residents had previously brought up. They will not have information... more »
December 12, 2012 8:41 PM
WALKER- A 29-year-old woman was killed when she drove her car into the path of a freight train Wednesday afternoon. Walker Police said Laraye London-Phillips died after she was airlifted to an area hospital. London-Phillips was from Denham Springs.
London-Phillips was hit as she turned from Florida Boulevard onto... more »
December 12, 2012 5:15 PM
WALKER - Authorities in Livingston Parish say a train collided with another vehicle this afternoon in Walker.
Walker Police said it happened at at Sunland Drive and Florida Blvd. A department spokesperson said there were injuries, but couldn't say how many people were hurt or how badly.
Police... more »
December 12, 2012 12:00 PM
POINTE COUPEE - An overturned school bus closed a portion of La. 420 in Pointe Coupee Parish for a time this morning.
According to the sheriff's office, only the driver was on board when it wrecked earlier this morning. They had minor injuries, and were taken to a nearby... more »
December 11, 2012 3:17 PM
DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies released home surveillance video of three vandals who destroyed a number of Christmas displays in Ascension Parish this weekend.
Deputies said 19 homes' light displays were destroyed in the Old Dutchtown subdivision Saturday night. One home raising money with their display for the St. Jude... more »
December 10, 2012 10:53 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - State Police said a Denham Springs teen was unrestrained and driving too fast when his pickup wrecked this morning, hitting a tree and killing him.
State Police said Brice J. Harris, 18, died in the wreck on La. 1032 south of Vincent Road in Livingston Parish... more »
December 10, 2012 10:30 AM
BATON ROUGE - News 2 has received many reports of storm damage in the capital region after severe weather moved through this morning.
The entire WBRZ viewing area remained under a tornado watch until 11 a.m. today.
Parish officials reported serious damage throughout Ascension Parish. The entire front... more »
December 7, 2012 5:51 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Workers fighting the bite of mosquitoes in Livingston Parish are changing their tactics.
The window to spray for mosquitoes has changed to from 4:30 p.m. until about 8:00 p.m. That's because sunset is around 5:04 p.m. this week.
Livingston Parish Mosquito Abatement Director Jeanine Tessmel... more »
December 7, 2012 3:31 PM
PONCHATOULA - A pedestrian was killed in a late-night accident in Tangipahoa Parish. Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards said in a news release that the accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday. The victim was identified as 52-year-old Rocco Van Berge of Tickfaw. The victim was standing in the southbound lane of... more »
December 6, 2012 2:37 PM
BATON ROUGE - City-parish and hospital officials signed a letter of intent today that makes official plans to sell the former Woman's Hospital campus to East Baton Rouge Parish.
As News 2 told you Monday , the city-parish plans to turn the 24-acre site into a public safety complex.... more »