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  • Young girl dead after car plows into Paris pizzeria

    August 14, 2017 4:21 PM

    PARIS - French police say a little girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris. An official with the national gendarme service said the driver... more »
  • Louisiana pizza icon dies

    June 28, 2017 12:49 PM

    OAK GROVE, Louisiana – The founder of a Louisiana-based pizza chain known for its iconic “Sweep the Kitchen” pizza has died, media outlets in Monroe reported Wednesday. Johnny Huntsman, founder of Johnny's Pizza, died after a long illness, according to the Monroe News Star . Hunstman was 77. ... more »
  • Ohio pizzeria demolished after sinkhole opens underneath it

    June 11, 2017 4:10 PM

    CROOKSVILLE, Ohio - A small Ohio village has demolished a popular pizzeria after a sinkhole opened up beneath it. WBNS-TV reports Sprankle's Village Pizza in Crooksville had to close and be demolished after a 20-foot-deep sinkhole appeared Friday, causing the first floor to partially collapse. Sprankle's... more »
  • 2 indicted for Lafayette pizza deliveryman slaying

    April 13, 2017 7:45 AM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette Parish grand jury has indicted two men in the death of a pizza delivery man. News outlets report a grand jury indicted 22-year-old Ferris Martin and 30-year-old Kevin Morrison on Wednesday for first-degree murder in the death of 44-year-old William Kline in December 2016. Police... more »
  • Actress says BR has 'best pizza in the world'; Shop says it doesn't exist

    April 12, 2017 1:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Academy award-winning actress Helen Mirren proclaimed that a Baton Rouge pizza shop has the best pizza "in the world." The English actress answered 21 random questions for BuzzFeed UK . The questions ranged from "What advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?" to her favorite... more »
  • Police: man used pizza box to mug woman outside Ogden Park home

    April 12, 2017 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a man used a pizza box to rob a woman on Wilshire Drive in Baton Rouge Tuesday. John Ryan Oneal Sr. was charged with first-degree robbery, aggravated flight from an officer and resisting and officer. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish... more »
  • A slice for the stranded: Delta buys pizza for passengers

    April 6, 2017 12:12 PM

    ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines bought pizza for stranded passengers after canceling about 300 flights in the Southeast because of severe weather. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the Atlanta-based airline ordered more than 450 pies for passengers in states including Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Florida after storms on Wednesday... more »
  • Police: Bullets fly because of wrong pizza toppings

    March 15, 2017 8:39 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nashville police say a car of teenagers opened fire at a market because they were served the wrong pizza toppings. Police say suspects ages 16, 17 and 18 were arrested Tuesday afternoon after guns were fired toward the D.B. Todd Market. No one was hurt. Police say... more »
  • Papa John's testing $2.99 fee for 'priority' orders

    February 28, 2017 4:13 PM

    NEW YORK - Papa John's is taking a page from the airline industry and testing a fee that lets people bump their pizza orders to the front of the line. The chain says the $2.99 "Papa Priority" fee was recently launched in select locations, and it's looking for ways to... more »
  • Domino's Pizza launches wedding registry before Valentine's

    February 9, 2017 1:41 PM

    ANN ARBOR - Forget the fine china. Domino's Pizza has launched a wedding registry site that allows couples to order the pie of their dreams. Domino's spokeswoman Jenny Fouracre says the company launched the site just in time for Valentine's Day so couples "passionate about pizza" can "register for something... more »
  • US troops stationed overseas get slice of home on Super Bowl Sunday

    February 5, 2017 2:02 PM

    CHICAGO - U.S. service members overseas are getting a slice of home on Super Bowl Sunday. The organization Pizzas4Patriots has shipped a thousand pounds of frozen deep-dish UNO's pizza from Chicago to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. From there, the 800 pizzas are to be heated up and distributed to U.S.... more »
  • Aimless pizza shop gunman latched onto internet, religion

    December 7, 2016 7:26 PM

    SALISBURY, N.C. - Before he was charged with firing an assault rifle inside a Washington restaurant, where he had been drawn by an online hoax, Edgar Maddison Welch was known as a well-meaning father of two girls. But acquaintances also say he unnerved some with his religious fervor and sometimes... more »
  • Pizza restaurant reopens after fake news assault

    December 6, 2016 8:43 PM

    WASHINGTON - A pizza restaurant in Washington has reopened two days after a man stormed in with a rifle in what police say was an attempt to investigate a fake news story. WTTG-TV reports owner James Alefantis spoke to reporters outside Comet Ping Pong on Tuesday evening, saying he's "overwhelmed... more »
  • LeBron James shows off his pizza game in California visit

    April 9, 2016 3:09 PM

    PASADENA - The employee working at a pizza place in this Los Angeles suburb called himself Ron. Sure, he was significantly taller than his colleagues, but there he was, working alongside them carrying pizza boxes and taking orders on March 11 at the Blaze Pizza store. Before his... more »
  • Accused shooter arrested in pizza driver attack

    November 5, 2015 2:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested the 17-year-old suspected of shooting a pizza delivery driver in Baton Rouge early last month. Baton Rouge Police accused Mark Shorter of armed robbery and attempted first-degree murder after his arrest Wednesday. Detectives said Shorter and three other people, 17-year-old Kendell Allen, 17-year-old... more »
  • New arrest made in pizza delivery shooting

    October 16, 2015 1:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a second suspect this week accused in a robbery and shooting involving a pizza delivery driver. Baton Rouge Police booked 17-year-old Kendell Allen into the parish jail overnight on charges of attempted second-degree murder and armed robbery. The shooting and robbery happened on... more »
  • 'Armed, dangerous' suspects named in pizza robbery

    October 15, 2015 2:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the names of two people wanted in connection with the armed robbery and shooting of a pizza delivery driver recently in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said 17-year-old Charlie Ivery and 17-year-old Kendell Allen are wanted for attempted first degree murder and armed robbery.... more »
  • Chef of the Month: Newk's Eatery BBQ Chicken Pizza Play Video

    October 14, 2015 9:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Our chef of the month from Newk's Eatery was back in the 2une In kitchen on Wednesday whipping up an italian classic. The BBQ chicken pizza is a versatile meal that can be made for a fancy date night or just because you're tired of eating frozen TV... more »
  • Teen arrested in pizza delivery shooting

    October 9, 2015 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 15-year-old boy has been arrested for their involvement in the robbery and shooting of a pizza delivery driver earlier this month. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said tips called in by concerned citizens led to the teen's arrest. BRPD said on Oct. 1 the... more »
  • Pizza delivery driver shot, robbed at gunpoint

    October 2, 2015 11:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Domino's pizza delivery driver was shot and robbed while making a delivery in the 4000 block of Shelley Street Thursday night. The Baton Rouge Police Department said three suspects tried to force their way into the 20-year-old driver's vehicle. When the victim attempted... more »
  • Woman seeks rescue from boyfriend in online pizza order

    May 6, 2015 4:34 PM

    AVON PARK, FL - A central Florida woman who says her boyfriend was holding her and her children hostage sent a secret message asking for help in an online pizza order. Highlands County Investigators told WFLA-TV a Pizza Hut in Avon Park received an online order for pizza Monday afternoon... more »
  • Arrest made after delivery driver shooting

    April 1, 2015 9:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police have arrested a man in the fatal shooting of Domino's pizza delivery driver. In a news release, police say 24-year-old Michael Portis was arrested Wednesday and faces a charge of first-degree murder. Police did not release any information about what led to the arrest of... more »
  • Pizza delivery driver killed in New Orleans

    September 22, 2014 7:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating the shooting death of a 35-year-old pizza delivery driver. Police were called to investigate a man down in the middle of the street early Monday morning. When officers arrived, police said in a new release they found the unresponsive victim suffering from... more »

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