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  • Descendants of slave lose legal fight over cemetery check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 1, 2015 5:20 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A judge in Iberville Parish ruled against descendants of a slave who claimed ownership of a cemetery that sits adjacent to a chemical plant. The cemetery is in Plaquemine off of River Road next to the Axiall Plant. Descendants of Robert Taylor, a former slave, sued when... more »
  • Man accused of church stabbing, carjacking

    March 4, 2015 3:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a stabbing and attempted carjacking earlier this week in Plaquemine. Investigators accused 53-year-old Donald S. Phillips Jr. of carjacking, aggravated kidnapping and attempted second degree murder. Plaquemine Police said early Monday morning Phillips approached a woman in the... more »
  • Woman stabbed in attempted carjacking at church check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 2, 2015 11:53 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police said a woman was stabbed in a church parking lot as part of an attempted carjacking in Plaquemine early Monday morning. Officers with the Plaquemine Police Department said the stabbing happened around 7 a.m. at the lot of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church on Plaquemine... more »
  • Brothers recognize their sister's dream with the Krewe of Comogo check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 16, 2015 7:35 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - While forecasted wet weather forced the Krewe of Comogo to roll a day earlier than anticipated, three brothers behind the parade are just happy they still have the chance to honor their sister. It rolled for the third time this year, adding 13 new floats to its... more »
  • Four arrested, children rescued from meth lab

    February 12, 2015 10:16 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Two small children were taken into state custody after deputies found them inside a home that was also a meth lab. "It's just not fair that these type of children grow up in that environment. It really hurts to see this happen. They are so innocent and... more »
  • Locals fight to save Plaquemine lock check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 12, 2015 6:53 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Iberville Parish and Plaquemine leaders are fighting to save one of their beloved historic sites. The Plaquemine Lock is one of three state run sites getting the axe after the mid-year budget cuts. Residents say they were shocked when they heard the news. "Its just part of Plaquemine,... more »
  • Signing day recap check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 8:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - From West Feliciana to Plaquemine, Denham Springs to U High and everywhere in between, local high school players from all over the area signed to play college football on National Signing Day, while LSU and Southern welcomed their incoming classes for 2015. The Tigers have a... more »
  • Missing man found safe and sound

    January 27, 2015 9:39 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - City police found a missing person overnight after issuing an alert Tuesday for a 64-year-old man who hadn't spoken with his family since last Friday. Norman Deggs appeared to have vanished, family members reported to police. He was last seen and heard from on January 23rd. Police... more »
  • State considering second Plaquemine Ferry check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 29, 2014 4:40 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The state is considering adding a second ferry in the Plaquemine area. The current route connects Plaquemine in Iberville Parish with Sunshine in Ascension Parish. Drivers on the west side of the Mississippi River say it's a headache dealing with Baton Rouge traffic. "We need some... more »
  • Plaquemine cruises to quarters with 43-28 victory over Lutcher Play Video

    November 21, 2014 11:50 PM

    Lutcher was ready for a rematch with their district 6-4A rivals Plaquemine, but so were the Green Devils. The top seed in 4A had no problem getting it done against the Bulldogs and won the game 43-28. Green Devil's running back, Austin Mitchell had a field day scoring four touchdowns.... more »
  • Plaquemine begins 4A playoff run with 21-14 win over McDonogh #35

    November 14, 2014 11:43 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Even as the #1 seed in the class 4A playoff bracket, Plaquemine head coach Paul Distefano said his team was trying to earn some respect from the traditional powers as they began their playoff run. They got off to a good start Friday night, outlasting McDonogh #35... more »
  • Zachary romps Plaquemine 64-28 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 10, 2014 11:41 PM

    ZACHARY - A much-anticipated showdown turned into a one-sided affair as Zachary built a big lead early on Plaquemine and cruised to a 64-28 win over the Green Devils on Friday night. Everyone got in on the act early for the Broncos, as Terry Sullivan galloped in for a... more »
  • Plaquemine pulls out victory over Southern Lab in Overtime check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 4, 2014 12:22 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Plaquemine is still undefeated on the season, but it took overtime against Southern Lab for things to stay that way. The Green Devils picking up the win 27-20 to make it 5-0, while the Kittens drop to 1-4. Southern Lab led at halftime 20-13. more »
  • La. Guard plans anti-terrorism exercise

    September 24, 2014 11:22 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Louisiana Army National Guard announced plans Wednesday to hold an anti-terrorism drill later this week at their armory in Plaquemine. A Guard spokesperson said the exercise on Sept. 25 would include active shooter training and take place from 8 a.m. to noon. The goal would be... more »
  • Plaquemine scores 29 unanswered to defeat Woodlawn 35-21 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 19, 2014 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Plaquemine trailed Woodlawn 21-6 in the 1st quarter. They didn't allow another point for the rest of the game. The Devils pulling off the comeback victory, 35-21 over the Panthers, scoring 29 unanswered points. Plaquemine running back Austin Mitchell scoring three touchdowns on the night,... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Some candidates election qualification questioned check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 2, 2014 5:49 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Questions are being raised over the qualifying process for candidates running in the November election. The WBRZ Investigative Unit uncovered some didn't meet guidelines to qualify. Currently, the Secretary of State is reviewing 53 challenges where a candidate is accused of falsely qualifying. The deadline to contest... more »
  • Man arrested for beating teenage girl's attacker check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 1, 2014 10:58 PM

    MORGAN CITY - A man is arrested after he allegedly attempted to drown a 16-year-old near Lake End Park in St. Mary Parish. Morgan City Police Department say witnesses told them Dusty Rineheart of Plaquemine, 31, attacked Max Cordova of Morgan City, 39, after he saw Cordova holding the... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Plaquemine Green Devils check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 6, 2014 11:24 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Plaquemine Green Devils won 10 games and reached the state quarterfinals in 2013: this year, they'll have to rely on a veteran offense to help the team win a 2nd straight district title. The Green Devils won their district for the first time in 11 years... more »
  • LSP: Man not buckled-up in fatal accident

    July 25, 2014 8:04 AM

    Plaquemine - According to Louisiana State Police, a Plaquemine man wasn't wearing his seatbelt when he was killed in a car crash in Iberville Parish. 64-year-old Winsley St. Pierre, Jr. was the only driver involved in the accident. Police say he was driving south on LA Hwy. 75 when... more »
  • Plaquemine ferry shut down for repairs

    June 23, 2014 12:06 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The ferry between Plaquemine and Sunshine is out of service while repairs are being made. A spokesperson for the Department of Transportation and Development says a part on one of the vessel's generators must be replaced. Crews haven't been able to find one locally and are... more »
  • Sheriff: minimal damage from well leak

    June 21, 2014 10:48 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The well that was leaking oil and gas off Highway 75 into the night isn't expected to leak anymore. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi tells News 2 that in hindsight the leak was inevitable. Stassi says the well had been pumping oil and gas for months, but... more »
  • Second arrest made in camp murder

    May 20, 2014 11:23 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said they made a second arrest in connection with the execution-style murder of a man at his camp earlier this month. Sheriff Brett Stassi said detectives arrested 26-year-old Darrell Georgetown, Jr. of Plaquemine for allegedly giving a ride to the suspected murderer... more »
  • Sheriff: Victim killed execution-style over money check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 8, 2014 4:31 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- The Iberville Parish Sheriff told WBRZ News 2 Thursday afternoon, it appears the motive for a gruesome execution-style killing at a camp in the swamp a day earlier was motivated by money. Sheriff Brett Stassi said the victim, Kye Boudreaux, did not like to go to his camp... more »
  • Sheriff: confession in execution-style killing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 7, 2014 4:57 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi said the man connected to an execution-style killing confessed to committing the crime. Stassi said authorities arrested Detrell Scott, 22, on suspicion of first-degree murder and armed robbery Wednesday, hours after the victim was found dead. More than 25 people were interviewed... more »
  • Plaquemine murder suspect arrested

    May 4, 2014 6:00 PM

    PLAQUIMINE - Police in Baton Rouge announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Plaquemine this weekend. Investigators said Willie Thomas, 43, who police believe shot and killed 34-year-old Hashim Henderson during a robbery at his home, was arrested by Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Baton Rouge schools advance to Fastpitch 56

    April 25, 2014 9:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local softball teams had their seasons on the line Friday night, with a shot at advancing to the state quarterfinals and Fastpitch 56 in Sulphur next weekend. 5A teams did the best, with four area teams advancing on to keep their seasons alive: St. Amant, East... more »
  • Five arrested in "purple drank" investigation

    April 25, 2014 11:37 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Five current and former nurses at a Plaquemine health clinic have been arrested, accused of selling fake prescription for drugs used to make "purple drank." "Purple drank" is a slang term for a drug mixture using prescription strength cough syrup. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stasi says... more »
  • Former Brusly Police Chief pleads guilty

    April 17, 2014 5:50 PM

    BRUSLY- Former Police Chief, Jamie Whaley, pleaded guilty to a felony malfeasance charge. Jamie Whaley is sentenced to 18-months supervised probation and $500 in fines. He admits using a town credit-card to put fuel in his personal vehicle and boat. Whaley paid back more than $1,000 and turned in... more »
  • Plaquemine discusses indicted chief check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 11, 2014 6:43 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - People in Plaquemine are not happy to have a man indicted on criminal charges patrolling their streets, and town officials said they're discussing his employment. Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley was indicted Thursday by a West Baton Rouge Grand Jury on one count of felony theft and... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Arrested officer still enforcing laws check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 24, 2014 3:41 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Tonight, there are serious questions about why Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley is enforcing laws in another municipality. Whaley was arrested on charges of felony theft and malfeasance in January, after confessing to an FBI agent that he fraudulently used the town's credit card to gas up his... more »
  • Dozens of cats, dogs taken from home

    March 20, 2014 4:45 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Authorities removed dozens of dogs, cats and kittens from an Iberville Parish home Thursday after a complaint that some of the animals had gotten out. Mark Miglacio with the Iberville Parish Department of Public Works said 16 dogs and 20 cats and kittens were removed from the... more »
  • Low-hanging pants illegal in Iberville beginning next week check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 18, 2014 7:15 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Despite a warning from the American Civil Liberties Union about doing so, the Iberville Parish Council approved a ban on sagging pants Tuesday night. The move outlaws pants that hang too low, revealing underwear. "I don't think that anybody should have to go to a store,... more »
  • Iberville Parish creates ferry landing with bridge closed

    March 6, 2014 12:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish leaders have started work on a plan to get people across the Intracoastal Canal while the Grosse Tete bridge remains closed. News 2 was shown the plan Thursday near Plaquemine. Crews are working on platforms and ramps on each side of the canal and... more »
  • Iberville, state working on bridge solution check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 3, 2014 5:29 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Iberville Parish leaders said Monday they're making travel across the Intracoastal Canal their top priority. The heavily traveled bridge can no longer safely support vehicles after a barge struck it Friday night. A typically 20-minute drive into Plaquemine now takes some people more than an hour.... more »
  • People feel stuck after barge crashes into bridge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 2, 2014 5:49 PM

    GROSSE TETE - People in lower Iberville Parish feel stuck after a barge knocked out a bridge over the Intracoastal Canal. The barge struck the bridge Friday night near Grosse Tete. Now a typically 20 minute drive to cross the canal to Plaquemine will take more than an hour.... more »
  • Krewe of Comogo celebrates on Lundi Gras check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 26, 2014 9:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Krewe of Comogo stopped by 2une In for the first time Wednesday to tell you when and where you can catch their second annual parade. The 2nd annual parade rolls on Lundi Gras (Monday, March 3rd) in Plaquemine. Watch the video to find out... more »
  • Sagging pants ban overwhelmingly introduced

    February 18, 2014 10:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Iberville Parish leaders overwhelming supported introducing an ordinance to ban sagging pants across the parish. The proposed law was only mentioned Tuesday, per procedure, and will be voted on next month. If it is passed, people could be fined $50 for a first violation, $100 for a second... more »
  • Iberville Parish: keep your pants up check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 17, 2014 10:21 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Tuesday, Iberville Parish leaders will begin a discussion about if they want to ban sagging pants from the entire parish. It is been a trend in local governments for the past few years, and is on the books in places In Louisiana such as Washington, Terrebone, Acadia... more »
  • WBR, Iberville Parish crack down on warrants Play Video

    January 10, 2014 11:02 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Plaquemine Police Department served around 200 warrants Friday morning netting around 25 arrests, according to Plaquemine Police Assistant Chief Kenny Payne. Payne says the department is clearing outstanding warrants for anything from unpaid traffic violations to felonies. The Addis Police Department, Brusly Police, West Baton... more »
  • Local rapper killed in Iberville crash

    January 3, 2014 6:31 AM

    ST. GABRIEL- One man is dead in a single car accident that occured near the ferry landing on River. Rd west of LA Hwy. 327 in Iberville Parish Thursday night. Louisiana State Police say 24-year-old Cedrick D. Smith of Plaquemine wasn't wearing his seatbelt when the car he was... more »
  • Drivers worried about dark, dangerous highway

    December 18, 2013 10:29 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- There is a push to light a dark stretch of LA 1 through the Iberville Parish town. People believe part of the highway, from the American Legion to the Plaquemine Truck Stop is too dark and dangerous for drivers. "Having more street lights out here couldn't hurt... more »
  • Arrest made in rape from 20 years ago check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 26, 2013 3:25 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A man accused in a 20-year-old rape case was arrested late Monday night after DNA perfectly matched a rape kit from November of 1994. Sheriff's deputies arrested Bernie Metrejean, 39, of St. Mary Parish on drug charges recently. Deputies fingerprinted, photographed and swabbed him for DNA as part... more »
  • Plaquemine pulls away from Washington-Marion check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 15, 2013 11:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Green Devils are known as a second half team, and they needed some magic after halftime again, eventually pulling away from Washington-Marion 28-12. The Devils fell behind 12-7 at the half, but the Plaquemine defense stood tall in the final frames. Plaquemine would score a... more »
  • New health center coming to Iberville Parish check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 7, 2013 4:14 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Capitol City Family Health Center received word today it will receive a $441,667 federal grant to open up a new health center in Iberville Parish. The center will provide services for about 3,000 patients per year, and will add about 15 new full time jobs. ... more »
  • Police: Deadly shooting may have been payback check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 5, 2013 10:33 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Officers are investigating a murder that could be retaliation to a shooting last month. Plaquemine Police believe Darnell Paige, 39, was shot and killed by a man Monday night on Bourgeois Street. "He was hit three times," Captain Kenny Payne said. Six bullets entered the... more »
  • New sewer plant under construction soon

    October 30, 2013 7:55 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Officials say construction on a $12 million state-of-the-art sewer plant in this city could begin as early as this week. Mayor Mark Gulotta says the existing plant, built in 1960, was built to treat about 1 million gallons of wastewater a day but has been taking in... more »
  • Woman sentenced in Medicare fraud scheme

    October 11, 2013 8:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 51-year-old Plaquemine woman has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after admitting she led a $300,000 Medicare fraud scheme that also resulted in prison terms for her mother and daughter. Chief U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson ordered Linda Jackson, no relation, into immediate... more »
  • Suspects found passed out, high on fake pot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 7, 2013 9:29 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - With the help of a stolen device, deputies located two burglary suspects in a matter of hours. "This particular case was easily put together," Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi said. Monday morning, deputies responded to a burglary at the Shintech facility on River Road. Thieves... more »
  • Ribbon cutting for BRCC Westside Campus next week

    September 13, 2013 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Westside Campus in Plaquemine next week. The new $3.5 million dollar facility will be located at 25250 Tenant Road. It will be over 15,000 square feet and include four classrooms, plus industrial shops,... more »
  • East Ascension gets by Plaquemine, 38-34 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 6, 2013 11:24 PM

    GONZALES - The Spartans took care of business on their home field against the Green Devils, pulling out a 38-34 win. Plaquemine couldn't stop former Sports 2 Fans Choice award winner Sione Palelei, but the Spartans also put up plenty of point through the air as well in a... more »
  • Two arrested after girl shot with paintball gun at high school

    August 20, 2013 10:34 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A juvenile and a teenager were arrested late Tuesday after a girl was shot with a paintball gun at the high school here. Sheriff's deputies arrested Daryl Tillman, 18, and an unidentified person for firing at the girl while she left an after school event. The unnamed... more »
  • Man found guilty after courthouse breakout

    June 7, 2013 10:44 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A man who broke out of court and bolted was found guilty of manslaughter. Akeem Gailes was on trial for killing a man at a Mardi Gras parade. He was found guilty Friday evening. Thursday, he unlocked a holding cell at the courthouse and was able to... more »
  • Mistrial overturned after accused killer breaks free from court

    June 6, 2013 10:46 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- In a late decision, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower judge's mistrial after a man, accused of murder, broke out of court and made a run for it Thursday afternoon. Akeem Gailes was on trial for a shooting at a Mardi Gras parade earlier this... more »
  • Sheriff: Human, mechanical error led to escape check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 6, 2013 5:42 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish's sheriff said human and mechanical errors could have helped an accused murderer escape from the courthouse in Plaquemine during his trial today. Deputies said Akeem Gailes, 26, got away during a lunch break by unlocking a holding cell. Once he got out of the cell... more »
  • Judge declares mistrial after murder suspect escapes

    June 6, 2013 1:06 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A judge declared a mistrial today in the trial of a murder suspect who escaped from the Iberville Parish Courthouse and was quickly caught. The trial for Akeem Gailes, 27, was underway when deputies said he escaped from his holding cell at the courthouse. He's accused of... more »
  • Plaquemine shooting suspect arrested

    May 20, 2013 9:17 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police say a teen wanted for a weekend shooting turned himself early Monday morning. 19-year-old Shannon Dale Holmes, Jr. of Addis is accused of firing shots into a crowd at a convenience store off Highway 1, injuring two people and damaging vehicles. Holmes faces several charges,... more »
  • Shooting suspect wanted in Plaquemine

    May 20, 2013 7:40 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police in Plaquemine are searching for a man they say shot two people over the weekend. Police are looking for 19-year-old Shannon Dale Holmes, Jr. of Addis. Holmes is accused of firing shots at a crowd at a convenience store off Highway 1, injuring two people... more »
  • Iberville council delays awarding clinic contract

    April 18, 2013 8:16 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Because the bids opened for the new Iberville Parish Ochsner Health Clinic were all higher than expected, the Parish Council delayed for at least two weeks awarding the project until further details can be worked out. The lowest bidder was Lincoln Builders of Baton Rouge at $19.6... more »
  • New billboards warn drivers at railroad crossings check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 10, 2013 11:49 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - There are more warnings when crossing some area railroad tracks. New billboards going up along La. 75 in Plaquemine and one in West Baton Rouge Parish now remind drivers to expect a train. The locations were chosen because of the volume of traffic at those crossings. ... more »
  • 'Dangerous' man gets 75 years for series of crimes, jail break

    April 2, 2013 5:44 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A man pleaded guilty to rape, attempted murder, kidnapping, battery, and prison escape Tuesday. District Attorney Richard Ward said Stevenson Marshall was sentenced to 75 years after pleading guilty. Marshall was arrested in May 2010, but successfully orchestrated a violent escape from the jail in Iberville Parish... more »
  • Police cite drivers who try to beat trains check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 27, 2013 5:57 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Drivers who failed to yield at train tracks in Iberville Parish were busted today. In an effort to crack down on drivers ignoring railroad signals and warnings, Plaquemine and Union Pacific police officers were out writing tickets. The officers rode along with the train and stopped... more »
  • Portion of La. 1 to shut down this weekend

    March 21, 2013 10:07 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Officials in Iberville Parish say the southbound lane on La. 1 will be closed Saturday between Court and Eden streets while crews work to repair a water line. The closure will take effect around 11 p.m. and should reopen Sunday afternoon. Traffic will be diverted to... more »
  • Coast Guard: No oil found after reports of inland spill

    March 11, 2013 11:47 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Coast Guard said they found no oil at the site of a reported spill near Plaquemine. Commander Quincy Davis said they were told Saturday an oil spill was spotted about 10 miles south of the Port Allen Locks. He also said the person who reported it... more »
  • Plaquemine gets new transformer

    January 30, 2013 7:33 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Work is under way in Plaquemine on installation of a new, $900,000 transformer designed to boost the city electrical system's voltage capacity and provide more stable electric service as part of a $4 million substation upgrade. Plaquemine Mayor Mark Gulotta says he hopes to have the new transformer... more »
  • One flown to hospital after motorcycle wreck

    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 »
  • Tornado touches down in Iberville Parish

    January 10, 2013 5:31 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A tornado was caught on tape in Iberville Parish just outside of Plaquemine this morning. Employees at SNF Flopam say they're lucky to be alive after the twister damaged the plant near Ella Road around 7:30 a.m. Surveillance cameras at Flopam captured the twister as it moved... more »
  • Tornado at Iberville Parish plant caught on tape check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    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 »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed west of Port Allen

    December 21, 2012 8:46 AM

    PORT ALLEN - State police say a 57-year-old Plaquemine man has died of injuries after being struck by a pickup on U.S. Highway 190. The accident happened shortly after 1:45 a.m. Friday west of La. Highway 1145 in West Baton Rouge Parish. Troopers say Nathan C. Tobias, Jr.... more »
  • Thousands get power restored after evening-long outage

    December 5, 2012 10:03 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- About two hours after a mysterious power outage, most people have had electricity restored. Something happened at a substation, leaving thousands along LA 1 in the dark. From Plaquemine to Brusly, people didn't have power Wednesday night. Crews were able to find the issue, and restore power... more »
  • Thousands lose power Wednesday evening

    December 5, 2012 7:39 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Thousands of people are without power after connectivity was lost between some power grids Wednesday night. Mayor Mark Gulotta said the issue is believed to be a connection problem with an Entergy line. Gulotta said crews are working to pinpoint which line is having an issue, and restore... more »

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