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  • Red snapper recreational season continues off Louisiana

    July 21, 2017 5:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says anglers have caught about 655,600 pounds of red snapper off the Louisiana coast this summer, and will be able to go after the fish again this weekend. The state is more than halfway to its self-imposed limit.... more »
  • Groups sue feds for extending anglers' red snapper season

    July 17, 2017 11:17 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two environmental groups are suing the Trump administration for stretching the red snapper season in the Gulf of Mexico. The federal government said the economic benefit from allowing weekend fishing this summer by recreational anglers in federal waters outweighs the harm to the red snapper... more »
  • 3-day red snapper season for anglers in Gulf's waters

    May 2, 2017 8:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The federal government says private recreational anglers went way over last year's quota for red snapper so they will have only three days to fish federal waters this year. Red snapper is one of the Gulf of Mexico's most popular sport and table fish. Charter boat captains... more »
  • Alabama releases red snapper statistics

    February 19, 2017 1:36 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama wildlife officials say the federal government is still overestimating the amount of red snapper caught in the Gulf of Mexico. A new report from the Alabama Marine Resources Division says a mandatory state reporting program estimates the state's charter boats and private recreational anglers caught about... more »
  • Louisiana sets 2017 recreational red snapper season

    January 28, 2017 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission says the 2017 recreational red snapper fishing season in state waters will begin on Feb. 1 and remain open until further notice. The season will run seven days a week, with a daily bag and possession limit of two fish per... more »
  • Court upholds rule dividing Gulf red snapper season

    January 18, 2017 2:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court ruling means there will continue to be different red snapper fishing limits in federal Gulf of Mexico waters for charter fishing boats and recreational anglers who have their own boats. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans refused Tuesday to... more »
  • Red Cross staffer freed in Afghanistan weeks after abduction

    January 15, 2017 1:13 PM

    BERLIN - The International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member who was abducted in northern Afghanistan last month has been released. The ICRC's head of delegation in Afghanistan, Monica Zanarelli, said Sunday that the man is "safe and sound" and is now with its team in Kunduz.... more »
  • Red Cross calls UK hospital crowding a "humanitarian crisis"

    January 7, 2017 9:00 AM

    LONDON - The British Red Cross says overcrowding in hospital emergency rooms has become a "humanitarian crisis." The charity says it has dispatched volunteers to help patients go home and free up hospital beds. It claims cuts to social-care funding by the Conservative government mean some patients can't be discharged... more »
  • Most events cancelled for Red Stick Revelry due to rain

    December 31, 2016 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Due to weather expected in the Baton Rouge area, most Red Stick Revelry events are being canceled, event officials reported late Saturday morning. The Red Stick will still drop at midnight in Town Square downtown, according to event officials. All mid-day arts and fitness activities... more »
  • Red Solo Cup inventor Robert Hulseman dies at age 84

    December 29, 2016 2:15 PM

    NORTHFIELD - Former Solo Cup Co. President Robert Hulseman, who invented the now party-essential Red Solo Cup, has died. He was 84. His son, Paul Hulseman, says his father died Dec. 21 at his home in Northfield, Illinois, of complications after a series of strokes. The elder Hulseman invented the... more »
  • Mexican Red Cross travels to Baton Rouge to join American Red Cross in flood recovery

    September 24, 2016 1:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Members of the Mexican Red Cross, Cruz Roja Mexicana, are joining the American Red Cross in Baton Rouge this week to help Latino families that have suffered from the flood. The ten volunteers from Cruz Roja Mexicana are set to visit communities around Baton Rouge next week.... more »
  • Red light-runners receive tickets in the mail years later Play Video

    May 5, 2016 11:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tickets for running red lights are arriving years later for some drivers in Baton Rouge. Arturo Jerezano is one of those drivers. He showed News 2's Brittany Weiss a ticket indicating he drove through a red light on September 17th, 2011. He received that ticket in... more »
  • Additional Red Snapper season being considered

    October 4, 2015 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - State wildlife officials estimate that Louisiana's recreational fishermen landed 993,963 pounds of red snapper through September 8 when Louisiana's state water red snapper season closed. During the 2015 season, private recreational anglers landed 763,248 pounds of red snapper during the state and federal seasons - close... more »
  • Theater shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale

    July 28, 2015 11:42 AM

    CARROLLTON - John Russell Houser's mental problems were well known to many, though perhaps not to the store that sold him the .40-caliber handgun used in a deadly attack on a Louisiana movie theater. A federal background check came back clean, the pawn shop said, with no red flags raised... more »
  • Red River levels slowly dropping

    July 22, 2015 11:06 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Even as the Red River drops a foot a day and flood waters that raged in mid-June recede, people whose homes were ravaged by the deluge continue to clean up. One of those people is Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, who told The Times he soon may have... more »
  • Jindal traveling to flood-wary Bossier, Caddo Parishes

    June 4, 2015 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal is traveling to northwest Louisiana tomorrow to meet with officials in Caddo and Bossier Parishes about the quickly-rising Red River. Officials expect the river to crest at 35.5 feet this weekend in Shreveport. That is the highest level in 70 years. While... more »
  • Underwear arrest

    June 2, 2015 8:58 PM

    HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK- Wearing red underwear got a burglar busted after he stole some blue Air Jordan sneakers and electronics from an apartment. He stopped in the backyard to try on the hot shoes and that's when a neighbor snapped a picture of him wearing red boxers visible above... more »
  • Governor's Mansion going red for heart health month

    February 10, 2015 3:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's first lady, Supriya Jindal, says the Governor's Mansion is going red as part of Heart Health Month. In recognition, the Mansion will be lit red through Sunday to highlight the impact of cardiovascular disease on all citizens. It's the seventh straight year the Mansion has been... more »
  • Go Red for Women's heart health this month Play Video

    February 5, 2015 8:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Even though this is purple and gold, blue and gold, and green and gold country, it's time to drag the red out of the back of your closet. Friday is "Go Red for Women" Day. "Every minute in this country, a woman dies of heart-related disease,"... more »
  • Family of hit and run victim plead for answers

    September 1, 2014 7:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is in a coma, a week after being hit by a car that never stopped. Edwin Davis was two blocks from his home last Monday, when he was hit. He was found lying in the middle of the street, near his bike. Family members... more »

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