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  • Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

    December 4, 2016 11:57 AM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is taking her bid for a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election to federal court. A lawyer in the recount case said "make no mistake - the Stein campaign will continue to fight for a statewide recount." After announcing... more »
  • Police report 'casualties' in fire at warehouse party

    December 3, 2016 11:49 AM

    OAKLAND, Calif. - San Francisco Bay Area authorities say a fire has broken out at an Oakland warehouse where people were having a party, and police say there are "casualties." Oakland police Officer G. Plasencia says the fire department responded about 11:30 p.m. Friday and that firefighters were still on... more »
  • 5 wounded when shots fired into crowd at Michigan party

    September 11, 2016 12:46 PM

    KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Authorities say at least five people were hurt after shots were fired into a crowd at a party near Saginaw Valley State University in central Michigan. Saginaw County sheriff's officials say the people were treated at hospitals and that their injuries aren't considered life-threatening. They say... more »
  • Clinton wins convention votes to make history

    July 26, 2016 6:54 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Hillary Clinton has won the convention votes needed to capture the Democratic presidential nomination - and make history as the first woman to become the White House nominee of a major U.S. political party. The former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state had faced Vermont... more »
  • Under fire, Dem chair Wasserman Schultz to leave

    July 24, 2016 4:09 PM

    WASHINGTON - Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she is stepping down as Democratic Party chairwoman at the end of this week's convention. The Florida congresswoman has been under fire following the publication of hacked emails suggesting the Democratic National Committee favored Hillary Clinton in the presidential primaries. That prompted runner-up Bernie... more »
  • La GOP releases statement about Trump's likely nomination

    May 4, 2016 8:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Donald Trump's path to the Republican Presidential nomination became a lot clearer Wednesday when his final opponent, Ohio Gov. John Kasich suspended his campaign. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) did the same Tuesday night after Trump won the primary in Indiana. Wednesday afternoon, the state Republican party... more »
  • Free options for revelers who need a safe New Year's ride Play Video

    December 31, 2015 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Several groups offered alternatives on New Year's Eve for drivers who want to get home safe after they've had too much to drink. Mockler Beverage's "Safe Ride Home" program is in its 15th year for 2015. It pays for towing services and taxi companies to provide... more »
  • Officials found in Ashley Madison hack, other addresses to be probed Play Video

    August 20, 2015 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After emails belonging to state workers were shown to be used for accounts on adultery website Ashley Madison, the state said Thursday, it is against policy for employees to use state-owned email addresses for this type of activity. Ashley Madison is an online dating site that... more »
  • Grand Isle to host Tarpon Rodeo this weekend

    July 22, 2015 9:38 AM

    GRAND ISLE- Thousands will descend on Grand Isle this weekend for the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo. The rodeo, which began in 1928, is touted as the oldest fishing tournament in the United States. Mayor David Camardelle says the rodeo weekend draws about 30,000 people to the island, which usually... more »
  • Suits and Sneakers ESPY Awards Viewing Party Play Video

    July 14, 2015 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Suits and Sneakers ESPY viewing party is coming up at the L'Auberge Hotel and Casino. The event is being held to raise money for Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. This morning, Laurie Adams from Mary Bird Perkins and TV host,... more »
  • College party gets furry

    June 27, 2015 5:00 PM

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - A college party got a little wilder than expected when a black bear showed up. Authorities say the bear crashed the party early Saturday near the campus of Lehigh University, about 50 miles north of Philadelphia. Emergency officials received a flood of 911 calls after the 300-... more »
  • Woman killed in house party shooting

    June 21, 2015 5:00 PM

    East Baton Rouge detectives responded to a shooting at a house party that left one woman dead. Around 2:16 am, the detectives arrived at a large house party on E. Upland Ave., where shots were fired. A short while later, the detectives received the word that 21-year-old Donlisha... more »
  • Officer who pulled gun on black teens at pool party resigns

    June 9, 2015 6:19 PM

    McKINNEY, Texas - The police officer whose video-recorded actions at a North Texas pool party have drawn national attention and comment has resigned from the police force. Officer David Eric Casebolt resigned Tuesday from the McKinney Police Department after almost 10 years on the force. His resignation was confirmed by... more »
  • Party to save the Louisiana coast Play Video

    March 17, 2015 8:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is bringing "Party for the Coast" to Baton Rouge. Chuck Simmons stopped by 2une In this morning to tell us about the party. The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is a group that does many things to protect Louisiana's coastline.... more »
  • Ultimate Mardi Gras Party returns to Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 9, 2015 6:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Ultimate Mardi Gras Party returns to Baton Rouge for the second time this weekend. It's from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday in North Boulevard Town Square. The event is headlined by Henry Turner, Jr., who joined us on 2une In this morning along with De'Cha... more »
  • Parents, kids arrested after party shooting Play Video

    July 2, 2014 5:54 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Sheriff's Deputies arrested two parents and a pair of their children following a shooting at a teen party that left one person injured. It happened early Sunday morning on Daigle Rd. near James Street, where investigators say Austin Rashall, 18, Aronis Gonzalez, 18, and his 16-year... more »
  • Group booked following shooting at party

    July 2, 2014 9:19 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies have made several arrests following an investigation into a shooting at a party in Prairieville on June 28th. Investigators say a young woman held a party in the 15000 block of Daigle Rd. while her parents were out of town. It was supposed... more »
  • Bush bash: Elder ex-president marks 90th birthday

    June 12, 2014 2:05 AM

    KENNEBUNKPORT, ME - Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 90th birthday in Maine. A family spokesman says a private dinner Thursday evening features a guest list of more than 200 friends and relatives. Bush has spent every summer in Kennebunkport except during World War II, when he was... more »
  • After triple murder, Baker talks about permits for parties

    May 13, 2014 10:45 PM

    BAKER- The city council began discussing requiring permits for teenage parties following a triple murder where three teenagers were killed in March. City leaders will work with legal representatives to draft the ordinance before it is introduced and put before a vote by the council. Leaders hope it will... more »
  • UConn partying links twin national title victories Play Video

    April 9, 2014 6:52 AM

    STORRS, CT - Partying on the UConn campus started Monday and regained momentum Tuesday following a second national championship title in less than 24 hours. The women's basketball team beat Notre Dame 79-58 in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, capturing a record ninth national title. The victory came a day after... more »
  • More arrests could come in Baker murders Play Video

    April 1, 2014 6:16 PM

    BAKER- More arrests could happen after a boy was charged with murdering three teens at a birthday party at the Baker Civic Club on Friday. Nakeydran Williams, 16, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder in the shooting. Baker Chief of... more »
  • Teen party at mansion leads to charges

    March 18, 2014 7:38 PM

    POMONA, CALIFORNIA- Criminal charges were filed against 14 teens who broke into a mansion in Southern California and held a huge party that caused more than a million dollars in damage. Someone even stole a stuffed snow leopard. Authorities say the party was promoted on social media and more than... more »
  • Ole Miss football players sued after alleged fight

    February 18, 2014 10:44 PM

    OXFORD, Ms. - Mississippi football players Denzel Nkemdiche and Robert Nkemdiche are being sued for $2 million after allegedly beating a man at a fraternity party last year. According to a complaint filed in Lafayette County Circuit Court on Friday, plantiff Matthew Baird claims Denzel Nkemdiche punched him from behind... more »
  • Eastwood in a new role

    February 7, 2014 7:44 PM

    PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA- Actor and movie director Clint Eastwood can add rescuer to his credits after he used the Heimlich maneuver to save a man who was choking. He was at a volunteer party for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am when he saw golf tournament director Steve John... more »
  • For second year, no permits secured for street party

    October 25, 2013 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- No permits have been filed for a wild street party near LSU. The event on Carlotta has been a tradition for some thirty years, but was not held last year and likely won't happen on its traditional weekend either, the weekend before Halloween. Organizers did not... more »
  • 911 call, pictures of wild party released

    October 22, 2013 11:45 PM

    SORRENTO- A father was concerned for the safety of what he believed to be a hundred or more drunk teenagers when he called 911 to report an underage, wild party in Ascension Parish this weekend. The 911 recordings were released exclusively to the WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit Tuesday,... more »
  • Port Allen state senator switches parties to GOP

    July 16, 2013 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Republican Party has a new member in the Louisiana State Senate: Rick Ward, a first term lawmaker from Port Allen. Ward's defection from the Democratic Party was announced Tuesday by the state Republican Party. The secretary of state's office confirmed Ward filed party change paperwork in... more »
  • Appropriations chairman switches to the GOP

    July 11, 2013 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The chairman of the House budget-writing committee has become a Republican. Rep. Jim Fannin, of Jonesboro, says he switched to the GOP on Wednesday because he believes the Democratic Party no longer represents his political views or his constituents' views on issues like marriage, gun rights and... more »
  • Man allegedly supplies teens with drugs at party

    July 8, 2013 11:52 AM

    HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputies say a 31-year-old Houma man opened his home and drug supply to a group of teens looking for a party spot. Capt. Dawn Foret tells The Courier deputies received a tip that there was underage drinking at the party about 1 a.m. Monday and... more »
  • Senator draws attention with party switch video

    July 2, 2013 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - By jumping to the GOP, Opelousas Sen. Elbert Guillory made history, becoming Louisiana's first black Republican state senator since Reconstruction. With a four-minute video explaining why he left the Democratic Party, Guillory's become a darling of national conservatives. The YouTube video had attracted nearly 700,000 viewers by... more »
  • Man accused of sexually abusing teen

    June 21, 2013 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are working to track down a 24-year-old from Zachary accused of abusing a teenage girl during a party earlier this month. Michael Wayne Archer, Jr. faces sexual battery and indecent behavior charges. Investigators say he forced a 13-year-old to have oral sex with him... more »
  • Broke, single, under 30? BR is perfect!

    June 20, 2013 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Thanks to LSU tailgating, bars on Perkins and downtown with great drink specials, and the authentic "joie de vivre" in south Louisiana, the region was ranked among the best cities in America to be young, broke and single. MoneyUnder30.com posted the list. The site promises "simple, honest... more »
  • Immigration splits GOP's national, House interests

    June 17, 2013 2:54 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Republican establishment hopes an overhaul of immigration laws will help the party run stronger presidential races. But that goal is about to hit big hurdles in the form of House Republicans. Many House Republicans are hostile to the bipartisan immigration bill before the Senate. Even substantial changes... more »
  • Woman accused of DWI twice in less than 24 hours

    June 3, 2013 10:52 AM

    SLIDELL - Police in Slidell arrested a woman they said was caught driving drunk twice in less than 24 hours this weekend. Slidell Police said two of their officers stopped the same woman, 26-year-old Marjorie Portier of Carriere, Miss., early on Saturday morning and then again early Sunday. ... more »
  • Opelousas senator switches to Republican Party

    May 31, 2013 2:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Opelousas Sen. Elbert Guillory has jumped to the Republican Party, becoming Louisiana's only black state senator in the GOP. Guillory announced Friday that he's leaving the Democratic Party. A spokeswoman for the Secretary of State's Office said Guillory filed paperwork on Wednesday registering as a Republican. The... more »
  • Republicans chafe over financial statement request Play Video

    May 23, 2013 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's Republican Party is blasting the legislative auditor's office after both the GOP and the state Democratic Party were asked to turn over financial statements to comply with a long-overlooked law. Republican officials were angered by the request and accused the office of targeting conservatives. Democrats simply... more »
  • Police use tear gas to break up noisy street party

    April 28, 2013 10:58 AM

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Fort Collins police say they used tear gas to disperse a large and noisy street party near the Colorado State University campus as some revelers threw bottles at officers. Police spokeswoman Rita Davis says officers were called to the Summerhill neighborhood late Saturday night amid complaints... more »
  • 24/7 alcohol sales law introduced

    February 27, 2013 8:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A law change was introduced at the city's Metro Council meeting Wednesday, to allow alcohol sales 24/7 at some establishments. The ordinance would allow riverboat casinos to get a special license to sell after other bars are required to close. The item will eventually be available... more »
  • BR casinos could get okay to sell alcohol 24/7

    February 27, 2013 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A few months after changing city law and allowing more alcohol sales on Sunday, city leaders will discuss the possibility of allowing some Baton Rouge establishments to sell alcohol at all hours of the day. Discussions begin at Wednesday night's Metro Council on a special, 24/7 liquor... more »
  • New Orleans' challenge: policing 2 huge parties

    January 30, 2013 10:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - It's an unprecedented security challenge for New Orleans: The increasingly raucous buildup to Mardi Gras gets suspended for a week as 150,000 visitors pack the city for the Super Bowl. The two events bring all the usual worries, from petty crime and public drunkenness to random gunfire... 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 »
  • Timberlake to perform at pre-Super Bowl party

    January 23, 2013 2:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Justin Timberlake will appear in his first concert in more than four years the night before the Super Bowl. Timberlake has signed on to perform during "DIRECTV Super Saturday Night," held Feb. 2 in New Orleans. The singer recently released a new single, "Suit and Tie," featuring Jay-Z,... more »

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