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  • Pregnant mother with serious injuries in St. Tammany crash

    May 10, 2015 2:39 PM

    COVINGTON, La. - A pregnant mother is being treated for serious injuries after a sedan and a garbage truck collided Sunday morning on the Northshore. The sedan had two young children inside along with their mother and father. The crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. near Hwy. 435... more »
  • BRPD trying to interview LSU football star in murder investigation Play Video

    April 28, 2015 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police confirmed to News 2 Tuesday that they're trying to interview LSU football standout La'el Collins in connection with the shooting death of a pregnant woman in Baton Rouge. Police said 29-year-old Brittney Mills was shot and killed Friday night at her residence on Ship Drive.... more »
  • Mom killed but baby lives

    April 25, 2015 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A newborn child is hospitalized and expected to live after her mother was shot and killed earlier this weekend. 29-year-old Brittney Mills opened the door to her home on Ship Drive late Friday night. The home is off Florida Boulevard near Lobdell Avenue in Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Police investigating attack on man, pregnant woman

    April 2, 2015 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating an attack on a man and a pregnant woman in Baton Rouge in which one was run over, and the other was attacked with a bat. Baton Rouge Police said the attack happened at 3852 Geronimo Street just after 10 p.m. Wednesday.... more »
  • Man accused of breaking woman's nose with headbutt

    February 12, 2015 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he headbutted a pregnant woman in front of her two young children, breaking her nose. Police accused 25-year-old Sam Mitchell of domestic abuse, battery and child endangerment for the Feb. 10 incident. Investigators said Mitchell and... more »
  • Remains found of murdered pregnant woman

    February 1, 2015 11:23 AM

    OAKDALE - Deputies report finding the remains of of a pregnant woman murdered in 2011 by someone who planned to take her baby in Allen Parish. The human remains were found Thursday at a house in Oakdale. He believes they belong to Victoria Marie Perez, last seen leaving an Alexandria... more »
  • Pregnant women to get better info from drug labels

    December 3, 2014 10:48 AM

    WASHINGTON - Pregnant and worried about your medication? The Food and Drug Administration is revamping confusing labels on prescription drugs to make it easier to understand which medications may pose risks to the baby. Women take an average of three to five prescription drugs during pregnancy, for everything from asthma... more »
  • Reports: Cassidy's teenage daughter is pregnant

    July 3, 2014 8:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Congressman Bill Cassidy's unmarried, 17-year-old daughter, is pregnant the doctor told media outlets Thursday. Cassidy, a conservative Republican running for U.S. Senate against Democrat Mary Landrieu, is campaign on a traditional family values platform. He is considered the leading GOP candidate for the seat. CNN.com reported Landrieu... more »
  • Clothing, blood-type can make you mosquito magnet check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 24, 2014 9:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Researchers have identified certain factors that could make you a more tasty target for mosquitoes. Research shows that blood type plays the largest role. Mosquitoes land on people with Type-O bloods twice as often as those with Type-A. They landed on people with Type-B blood the... more »
  • New law requires life-support for pregnant women

    June 24, 2014 3:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Doctors in Louisiana will be required to use life support in most cases to keep a brain-dead pregnant woman alive until the birth of her child - if the woman doesn't have a living will. Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the bill by New Orleans Rep. Austin Badon,... more »
  • Bill seeks life-support efforts for pregnant women

    June 2, 2014 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers have given final passage to a bill that adds new requirements on doctors to use life support to keep a brain-dead pregnant woman alive until the birth of her child. The bill by New Orleans Rep. Austin Badon, a Democrat, will require doctors to use life-sustaining... more »
  • Man accused of raping, impregnating 12-year-old

    May 22, 2014 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sex crimes investigators in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man after they said paternity tests showed he impregnated a 12-year-old girl. Baton Rouge Police arrested Roderick Spurlock, 30, on suspicion of an aggravated rape which authorities said happened in 2011. Investigators said the victim... more »
  • Bill mandating life support for pregnant women approved

    April 23, 2014 3:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would require doctors and hospitals to use life support to keep brain-dead pregnant women alive until they give birth, no matter a family's wishes. The House Health and Welfare Committee backed the proposal Wednesday without objection. The measure by New... more »
  • Christmas miracle born on the side of the road check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 23, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A couple calls their new baby a Christmas miracle after she was delivered, two months early, in the back of their car this weekend. "Everybody asked me what I wanted," said Lakin Miller. "I got what I wanted, she's right here with me." Miller... more »
  • Consequences in proposed parenting classes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 18, 2013 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If new parents don't participate in parenting classes, they may have to face some consequences. Representative Regina Barrow and the Family Preservation Study Group are trying to make it mandatory for pregnant women 20 years old and under to take parenting classes. Barrow says the younger... more »
  • Second suspect surrenders in pregnant woman's shooting

    August 19, 2013 11:39 AM

    GONZLAES - Sheriff's deputies said a second suspect wanted in connection with the attempted murder of a pregnant woman turned herself in to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office today. Deputies said Tiffany Victor, 27, is the girlfriend of the primary suspect, Cowan Collins, whom they said shot 25-year-old Kenyia... more »
  • Second suspect sought in shooting of pregnant woman

    August 16, 2013 11:45 AM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said they're looking for a second suspect in the shooting of a pregnant woman this week. Detectives are looking for 27-year-old Tiffany Victor as an accessory after the fact to attempted murder. Investigators said she is the girlfriend of the alleged shooter,... more »
  • Man accused of trying to kill pregnant girlfriend

    August 2, 2013 11:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 19-year-old Baton Rouge man after they said he tried to shoot and kill his pregnant girlfriend this morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested Gregory Williams after the shooting around 1:30 a.m. at Kings Court Apartments. Investigators said Williams shot his girlfriend... more »
  • Police chase vehicle after pregnant woman attacked

    July 1, 2013 11:56 AM

    THIBODAUX - Thibodaux Police arrested of four females and one male after a fight led to a Police vehicle pursuit. Police say two of the women, Natasha Anderson and Laquita Duncan, attacked a pregnant woman. When police arrived, a Pontiac Grand AM fled the scene leading to the... more »
  • Jury finds for Ohio teacher fired while pregnant

    June 3, 2013 4:15 PM

    CINCINNATI - A jury has sided with a teacher who sued a Catholic archdiocese in Ohio, saying it violated anti-discrimination laws by firing her after she became pregnant via artificial insemination. The federal jury found the Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati discriminated against Christa Dias by firing her in 2010. The... more »
  • Archdiocese says no bias against pregnant teacher

    February 25, 2013 7:33 PM

    CINCINNATI- An unmarried Catholic school teacher who claims she was fired because she was pregnant was not discriminated against according to the Cincinnati Archdiocese. The archdiocese filed its response to Kathleen Quinlan's lawsuit saying there is no factual basis for her claims and wants the lawsuit thrown out. Quinlan sued... more »
  • Prison guard pregnant by double cop killer

    February 5, 2013 7:16 PM

    A Federal Bureau of Prisons guard is pregnant after she had an affair with a prisoner convicted of killing two New York City police officers and she now faces charges. Nancy Gonzalez was arrested at her home in New York. She worked at the Metropolitan Detention Center and prosecutors say... more »
  • Program to aid Lafayette pregnant teens

    January 7, 2013 9:55 AM

    LAFAYETTE- The Lafayette Parish School System plans to launch a program next school year for teen mothers and pregnant teens that would provide on-campus child care and support services for the young mothers. Schools Superintendent Pat Cooper says the program will be housed at Northside High School with a... more »
  • Coroner says nurse found hanging in her room

    December 13, 2012 10:14 AM

    LONDON - The London nurse who took the hoax call about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge apparently killed herself. A coroner's report says a colleague and a security person found nurse Jacintha Saldanha hanging by a scarf in her room at London's King Edward VII hospital last Friday, just... more »
  • Hospital confirms prank call to Duchess' ward

    December 5, 2012 7:32 AM

    LONDON - The British hospital treating the former Kate Middleton admitted it was victimized by a prank call in which information on the Duchess of Cambridge's condition was given to a woman impersonating Queen Elizabeth II. King Edward VII's hospital acknowledged Wednesday that an Australian radio station made a... more »
  • Palace says Duchess of Cambridge expecting a baby

    December 3, 2012 10:21 AM

    LONDON - Palace officials say Prince William and his wife are expecting their first child. St. James Palace said Monday that the Duchess of Cambridge has a severe form of morning sickness and is currently in a London hospital. As the first born to William - who is... more »
  • Man given 35 years in "Good Samaritan" shooting

    October 29, 2012 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge sentenced Jonathan Murray, one of the men connected to the 2010 shooting which injured a Baton Rouge "Good Samaritan", to 35 years at hard labor for his part in the crime. Murray pleaded guilty in April to armed robbery and taking part in a... more »
  • Co-worker: Man accused of feticide "seemed normal" check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 24, 2012 6:28 PM

    WALKER- People who knew Jeffrey Reynolds told News 2 he seemed like a regular guy and never expected he would be accused of trying to murder his wife and unborn child. "From what I got to know about the guy, actually a real responsible guy, and from what I... more »
  • Sheriff: "Gruesome" scene where baby cut from mother check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 23, 2012 3:20 PM

    WALKER - Livingston Parish authorities charged a man with feticide and attempted murder after they said he stabbed his pregnant wife this morning, and cut her unborn child from her. "It's a gruesome scene," Sheriff Jason Ard told News 2, "very challenging for our investigators." Ard said his... more »
  • Livingston SO: Pregnant woman stabbed, fetus dead

    October 23, 2012 2:37 PM

    WALKER - The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says a 28-year-old pregnant woman has been stabbed in the abdomen and her baby cut out of her. Sheriff's spokeswoman Lori Steele says the woman survived the attacked Tuesday, but the baby died. Steele did not immediately provide information on how pregnant the... more »
  • Texas mother charged in deaths of 2 infant sons

    October 10, 2012 1:13 PM

    HOUSTON - Police say a Southeast Texas woman who is pregnant with her fourth child has been charged in the deaths of her two infant sons. Kristi-An Walker remained jailed Tuesday on murder and two other charges relating to the deaths that occurred separately. One was in April 2011 and... more »
  • Boyfriend emotional after arrest in pregnant woman's death check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 25, 2012 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested the boyfriend of a pregnant woman after she was shot and killed earlier today in Baton Rouge. He was emotional and proclaimed his innocence as he was escorted into a police car bound for Parish Prison. Police said investigators arrested Adam Sterling. He was... more »
  • Pregnant woman shot in Baton Rouge

    September 25, 2012 12:53 PM

    UPDATE: The woman and unborn child have both been killed, according to police. Click HERE for an updated story. BATON ROUGE - Police are on the scene of a shooting at 1724 Madison Avenue in North Baton Rouge. Emergency responders say the victim is pregnant and was shot... more »
  • Adele pregnant

    June 29, 2012 7:33 PM

    Another milestone for British superstar Adele, she's pregnant. The announcement was published on her official website, which crashed due to a large amount of traffic after news leaked out. She's 24 and it's unclear how far along she is. Adele won six Grammy Awards this year for her best-selling "21"... more »
  • Shooting victim had restraining order against husband check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 19, 2012 11:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man accused of shooting his pregnant wife is still on the run Tuesday night. Police say Frank Atkins shot Kayla Atkins in front of his Bay Street home then took off. He was ordered to stay away from her and he's got a long criminal... more »
  • Husband sought in shooting of pregnant woman check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 19, 2012 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police filed for an arrest warrant this afternoon, after they said the husband of a pregnant whoman shot her during an argument earlier today. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the shooting happened at 12:40 p.m. on 2025 Bay Street, and that a 26-year-old male shot a 23-year-old... more »
  • BRPD: Shooting victim was pregnant, baby survives

    June 1, 2012 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman found shot and in critical condition earlier this week died today, but the child she was six months pregnant with survived. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Allison Brue, 31, was removed from life support earlier today. She was found shot in the... more »
  • Boy Guilty of Killing Pregnant Woman

    April 13, 2012 7:43 PM

    A judge in Pennsylvania found a boy guilty of using a shotgun to kill his father's pregnant girlfriend while she slept when he was eleven-years-old. Jordan Brown is now 14. The judge found him delinquent, which in juvenile court, is equivalent to guilty. The judge closed the trial to all... more »
  • NY man charged with beheading girlfriend in 1989

    March 13, 2012 12:27 PM

    NEW YORK - A man has been charged with cutting off his pregnant girlfriend's head on a New York City rooftop in 1989. Philip Ward pleaded not guilty Monday to murdering Veronica Bowen. Ward already is in prison for killing the woman who became his girlfriend after Bowen's death. Defense... more »
  • Ky. woman gets life for killing expectant mother

    March 1, 2012 12:41 PM

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to life in prison in the brutal murder of a pregnant acquaintance whose baby boy was ripped from her womb. Kathy Coy of Morgantown agreed to the sentence in a deal last month in which she avoided a possible death... more »
  • Woman jailed in Pa. has a trail of fake pregnancies

    February 20, 2012 12:24 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Barry and Rebecca Vest of Idaho don't understand why a woman since jailed near Pittsburgh pretended to be pregnant in text messages and emails so they'd fly to Pennsylvania in December to adopt a baby that didn't exist. According to court records and interviews by The Associated Press,... more »
  • Pregnant Marathoner

    October 10, 2011 7:16 PM

    An experienced runner says she felt contractions mere minutes after crossing the finish line at the Chicago Marathon this weekend. Amber Miller then gave birth to a daughter a few hours after completing the 26.2 mile race. Miller found out she was pregnant after signing up for the race nine... more »
  • Woman charged in the deaths of her newborns given bond

    September 19, 2011 12:56 PM

    GALLATIN, Tenn. - A young Tennessee woman charged with murdering her newborn twins could be released from jail if she can come up with a $250,000 bond. Supporters of 25-year-old Lindsey Lowe packed a courtroom on Monday and several testified on her behalf. That included her father, Mark... more »
  • Washington teen fakes pregnancy as school project

    April 22, 2011 11:09 AM

    TOPPENISH, Wash. - A high school student who faked her pregnancy for six months as a social experiment stunned a student assembly by taking off the belly bundle. Only a handful of people knew that 17-year-old Gaby Rodriguez wasn't really pregnant. It was all part of a senior... 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 »
  • Mom: Woman who left baby in toilet can't remember

    February 9, 2011 12:29 PM

    GREENVILLE, S.C. - Relatives of a South Carolina woman accused of giving birth in a sports arena toilet and leaving her baby there say the woman didn't know she was pregnant and can't remember the birth. Jessica Blackham's mother told a judge Wednesday her daughter has had amnesia since... more »
  • Woman carrying drugs, along with baby

    November 1, 2010 1:21 PM

    CINCINNATI - She was pregnant. But police in Cincinnati say a baby wasn't the only thing a jail inmate was carrying. They say 24-year-old January Newport was being prepped for a C-section last month when nurses found drugs hidden in her womb. Police say she had been... more »
  • Three accused of making meth in Ponchatoula motor home

    October 27, 2010 5:46 PM

    Narcotics agents in Tangipahoa Parish recently caught three meth makers in the act, according to the sheriff’s office. 26-year-old Nicholas Rushing, 22-year-old Michael Wolbers and 21-year-old Renee Hanson were all arrested Tuesday after the sheriff’s office said they found them inside a motor home with an active meth lab in... more »
  • Attempted murder charge for man in abortion case

    October 20, 2010 1:21 PM

    An attempted murder charge has been leveled against an Ohio man accused of forcing his pregnant girlfriend to drive to an abortion clinic at gunpoint. County prosecutor Ron O'Brien told The Columbus Dispatch in an e-mail Tuesday the charge returned by a grand jury falls under a state murder... more »
  • Suit: Priest impregnates Pennsylvania teenager

    August 27, 2010 1:11 PM

    A Pennsylvania couple secretly videotaped a Roman Catholic priest having sex with their teenage daughter in the basement of their home and are now suing, saying he got her pregnant. The lawsuit alleges that the Rev. Luis A. Bonilla Margarito carried on a sexual relationship with a teenage girl... more »
  • Couple face charges after bank robbery

    August 6, 2010 6:46 AM

    Police say a homeless man and his pregnant girlfriend are accused of leaving her 3-year-old special-needs child alone in an Alexandria motel room while they went to commit a bank heist. The Town Talk reports police booked 36-year-old Jason Jackson, from Jefferson Parish, with armed robbery and three counts of... more »
  • Baseball player's wife pleads guilty to kidnapping

    July 21, 2010 12:50 PM

    A woman accused of faking a pregnancy and stealing a baby to fool her baseball player husband into thinking he was the father has pled guilty. Amalia Tabata-Pereira, 44, pled guilty in Hillsborough Circuit Court on Wednesday on charges of kidnapping, interference with custody and impersonating a public officer.... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 8

    February 8, 2010 5:37 PM

    The link between soft drinks and pancreatic cancer, a warning about herbal remedies for asthma, and autism are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Jan. 29

    January 29, 2010 5:36 PM

    A jewelry recall, declining fertility in women, ovarian cancer and secondhand smoke are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Baby Grand coming to Woman's Hospital

    November 10, 2009 10:44 AM

    This morning Dr. Stephen Lee and Angela Hammett sat down with Whitney Vann and talked about Baby Grand. Baby Grand Woman's Hospital Saturday, November 14th 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE more »

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