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  • Players weigh in on Braun suspension

    July 23, 2013 10:38 AM

    UNDATED - The post-game comments rolled in last night after the revelation that Milwaukee's Ryan Braun had been suspended yesterday afternoon by baseball for the rest of the season for "violations" of baseball's drug program. Seattle pitcher Joe Saunders summed it all up when he said, "I think everybody's... more »
  • Catholics: DOMA decision "tragic day for marriage"

    June 26, 2013 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Diocese of Baton Rouge released a statement by U. S. Catholic bishops today which called the Supreme Court's Defense of Marriage Act ruling "a tragic day for marriage and our nation." The high court struck down a provision of DOMA which denied federal benefits for... more »
  • Wreck victims on family's 1st Thanksgiving apart

    November 23, 2012 4:49 PM

    BEAUMONT, Texas - The children of a Houston-area couple killed during Thursday's massive highway wreck in Texas say this was the family's first Thanksgiving apart. V.J. and Richard Leggio tell KHOU-TV that their parents - 64-year-old Vincent Leggio and 60-year-old Debbie Leggio of Pearland - were driving east on Interstate... more »
  • Local doctors, patients still have reform questions

    June 28, 2012 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Local doctors and their patients still have questions about what today's Supreme Court ruling over healthcare reform means to them. Many people with pre-existing conditions have been able to get insurance after the Affordable Care Act was passed and signed into law. Today's ruling upheld the... more »
  • Veterans react to bin Laden's death

    May 2, 2011 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local veterans share one word in speaking with News 2 about Taliban leader Osama bin Laden's reported death: most say they are "happy." "I was glad," Mike McNaughton said. He lost several fingers and part of his leg when he was injured in Afghanistan. "It's... more »
  • Victim's mother calls Duheart conviction "bittersweet"

    November 5, 2010 2:44 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Three years after the murder of her son, Trudy Fourmy said the conviction of Denako Duheart in a different case is bittersweet for her. Fourmy's son, Jason, was found dead on Halloween 2007. Duheart, his brother and another man were charged in the murder but the case was... more »
  • New Roads residents react to new mayor

    November 3, 2010 5:20 PM

    NEW ROADS - "A return to responsible government" is what New Roads mayor elect Robert Meyer called his win over former mayor Tommy Nelson. Meyer received 53% of the vote and has many plans to move the city in Pointe Coupee Parish forward. Today, residents made their concerns for... more »
  • New Roads residents ready for change

    November 3, 2010 2:13 PM

    NEW ROADS - People in New Roads said today they're ready to see a change after voting out Mayor Tommy Nelson in last night's general election. Local businessman Robert Myer defeated Nelson with 53-percent of the vote. Today Myer told News 2 that he hopes to improve education in... more »
  • Business owners react to new crime initiative

    October 7, 2010 5:34 PM

    There are mixed emotions today from downtown business owners about the plan to curb crime in Baton Rouge. Some business owners support the plan but question whether it will work. Law enforcement will have to prove it with their actions. Freddie Taylor, the owner of Po Boy Lloyds,... more »
  • EBR board "insulted" by BR Chamber statement

    April 19, 2010 10:17 PM

    East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members say they're insulted by the Baton Rouge Chamber's reaction to the school superintendent's resignation. Superintendent John Dilworth turned in his resignation letter to the district last Friday. He cited his wife's health and the inability to sell his Alabama home as reasons.... more »

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