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  • BREC's Junior Horsemanship Camp check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 23, 2015 8:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- It's summertime and kids are out of school. This summer BREC is offering a little something for everyone to enjoy during their time off. Kids at the Farr Park Equestrian Center are spending their summer finding out if they have what it takes to ride a horse. ... more »
  • Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 9, 2015 7:18 AM

    PONCHATOULA- If you're in the mood for a fun weekend full of free activities, look no further. It's time for the 44th annual Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival. "We represent Ponchatoula," said the festival's king, Buddy Pugh. "The good folks, hard-working farmers, and non-profits, that's what it's all about." ... more »
  • Pirates closing for summer

    March 10, 2015 7:51 PM

    ORLANDO, FLORIDA- Visitors to Disney World in Orlando won't be seeing Captain Jack Sparrow this summer. The popular Pirates of the Caribbean ride will close from mid-May through the end of September for a routine refurbishment. Disney say the repairs are not safety related. The ride was also... more »
  • How effective is Uber? check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 19, 2014 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The ride-sharing company Über has been operating in Baton Rouge for nearly six months, and is becoming more popular during the holiday season. News 2's Whitney Vann put it to the test to see if it really delivers. Click on the video like to see how long... more »
  • Dozens stranded when SeaWorld ride malfunctions

    June 30, 2014 2:13 AM

    SAN DIEGO, CA - Authorities say 48 people are safe after they were stranded for hours on a stalled ride at SeaWorld San Diego. City fire spokesman Lee Swanson says 46 visitors and two park employees were on the Skytower Sunday when a power failure halted the revolving, climbing capsule... more »
  • Free bus rides for "Dump the Pump" day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 19, 2014 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - To celebrate National "Dump the Pump" Day Thursday, people in the Baton Rouge area got the chance to ride CATS buses for free. The special day is an effort associated with the American Public Transportation Association to encourage people to save money by riding public transportation.... more »
  • John Schneider, James Roday to ride in Orpheus

    February 18, 2014 2:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Actors John Schneider and James Roday have been added to the celebrity-filled list of stars riding in this year's Orpheus parade. They join actor/director Quentin Tarantino as the Krewe of Orpheus' 2014 celebrity monarchs. Schneider is known for his role on "Dukes of Hazzard" and currently stars... more »
  • Deuce McAllister, Will Smith to ride in Nemesis

    February 6, 2014 2:11 PM

    CHALMETTE- The New Orleans Saints will be represented when the Knights of Nemesis rolls in St. Bernard Parish this Mardi Gras season. The krewe's president, Billy Showalter, said Thursday that defensive end Will Smith and former running back Deuce McAllister will serve as this year's celebrity knights. The parade rolls... more »
  • CATS workers took bus to Hornets game, violated federal rules check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 20, 2013 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Capital Area Transit System employees hitched a ride in a company bus to New Orleans, and the system's in trouble with the federal government. At Tuesday night's CATS Board of Directors meeting, newly appointed CEO Bob Mirabito advised the company is not in compliance with the... more »
  • Disney World patron finds gun on ride

    May 29, 2013 4:01 PM

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - A Walt Disney World patron on a ride with her grandson found a loaded gun on her seat. Officials said Wednesday that the woman found the automatic gun on the Dinosaur ride at Animal Kingdom. The woman gave the loaded gun to a park attendant... more »
  • Inspector General report sparks change with State Fire Marshal check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 13, 2012 6:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A report by the Inspector General's Office highlights some inefficiencies with the way the State Fire Marshal's Office handles carnival ride inspections and investigations. The report focuses on an accident at a Greensburg fair in 2011 where two teens were injured on the "Zipper" ride. The... more »
  • Connick, Swank, Hargitay to ride in 2012 Orpheus parade

    January 31, 2012 2:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Harry Connick Jr. and two of his leading ladies will ride in this year's Orpheus carnival parade in his hometown. Two-time Academy Award-winner Hillary Swank and Mariska Hargitay, an Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress, will join Connick as a celebrity monarch for Orpheus which rolls through New... more »
  • State Fire Marshal investigates amusement ride accident

    November 2, 2011 3:04 PM

    Shreveport, LA.- A four year-old child has been critically injured, after an accident on an amusement ride at the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport. Shortly after noon today, the Shreveport Fire Department was dispatched to the Louisiana State Fair Grounds after reports that the child was involved in an... more »
  • Amusement fair accident investigation complete

    May 15, 2011 1:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning says it was simple human error that caused an amusement ride accident in Greensburg, Louisiana last Saturday. Investigators say the operator accidentally activated the "on" switch at the ride control panel while two teenage riders were exiting the car. ... more »
  • Two teens flown to hospital after fall from Ferris wheel

    May 14, 2011 7:59 PM

    GREENSBURG - Two teens were flown to a hospital in Baton Rouge after falling from a fair ride at the St. Helena Parish High School, according to emergency officials. Chief Michael Martin said the teens fell from the Ferris wheel at the fair, and were flown to Our Lady... more »

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