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  • Pound the Pavement with the Pilot Club Play Video

    November 4, 2014 6:58 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs Pilot Club is hosting the Pound the Pavement for Pilot 5K and Fun Run to raise money for several organizations in the area. Kayla Johnson and Terri Borde joined John Pastorek on 2une In this morning with all the details. In addition to... more »
  • Santa running, parading through Baton Rouge this Christmas Play Video

    November 3, 2014 7:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Even though it's chilly, you still need to get outside and get your exercise. The Santa Run in downtown Baton Rouge is just around the corner. The run is part of the annual Christmas for Kiwanis Parade. Every person who registers will receive their own Santa... more »
  • Southern University hosts 5k run/walk

    September 21, 2014 8:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University kicked off their centennial and homecoming celebrations with the first "Jags Get Fit 5k Run/Walk Sunday afternoon." The university hosted the event to promote healthy lifestyles among students and employees, all while kicking off the festivities for the coming days. University Officials say... more »
  • State Police looking for vehicle involved in hit and run

    August 25, 2014 2:13 PM

    St. Amant - State Troopers are asking for your help in finding a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run crash in St. Amant last week. It happened on August 17 on LA Hwy 429 east of LA Hwy 431. Troopers say an unknown silver vehicle... more »
  • Ascension Parish man arrested for boating hit and run

    August 15, 2014 2:11 PM

    ST. AMANT- A man from Ascension Parish, accused in a boating hit and run in Livingston Parish last month, is now behind bars. This morning, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents arrested Thomas Amorello. Agents say Amorello, of St. Amant, was driving his ski boat on the Amite... more »
  • Get Active for Autism Play Video

    April 1, 2014 9:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The 5th Annual Active for Autism 5K Run/Walk & Fun Fest is on Saturday, April 5th. Jamie Tindle with Families Helping Familes of Greater Baton Rouge and Col. Mike. Edmonson with the Louisiana State Police stopped by 2une In Tuesday to talk about the event. ... more »
  • Seize the Day with the Epilepsy Foundation Play Video

    April 1, 2014 8:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 2014 Seize the day is coming up on Saturday, April 5th. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. this weekend at LSU Old Front Nine for the 10th Annual 5k/1 mile fun run. It costs just $20.00 to sign-up. Watch the video to find out how you... more »
  • Some runners get refund from Cosmic Run

    March 6, 2014 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- At least two runners who signed up for the Cosmic Run 5k race got a refund from organizers after the venue and date of the event was changed less than two weeks before the scheduled date. On Tuesday, the Cosmic Run told runners that they would have... more »
  • Mardi Gras mask makers Play Video

    March 3, 2014 9:31 AM

    EUNICE - A mysterious Mardi Gras tradition continues Tuesday morning in Eunice. It all centers around the "Courir de Mardi Gras". The Mardi Gras Run begins at 8:00 a.m. Watch the video as John Pastorek takes you on a journey to "unmask" this tradition. more »
  • Hit and run has a deadly end Play Video

    February 7, 2014 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A hit and run in St. Gabriel turned into a manhunt with a deadly end in Baton Rouge. St. Gabriel Police said Robert Bloodworth, 39, shot and killed himself at his home after police had questioned him about a traffic incident earlier Friday. Police said they... more »
  • Louisiana Marathon attracts thousands Play Video

    January 17, 2014 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than 6,000 runners will take over downtown Baton Rouge this weekend for the Louisiana Marathon. Organizers said the marathon attracts people from all 50 states and eight countries. There will be road closures along the route , which runs from downtown through LSU, down Claycut... more »
  • Hit-and-run charge against Chris Brown dismissed

    August 15, 2013 2:40 PM

    LOS ANGELES- A Los Angeles judge has dismissed a hit-and-run driving charge against singer Chris Brown. The judge said Brown had reached a civil compromise with the other driver and City News Service says the misdemeanor was dropped Thursday. Brown didn't attend the hearing. Brown claims he traded insurance information... more »
  • Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

    August 5, 2013 9:04 AM

    BOURG- State police are searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed a Galliano man who was lying in the roadway on the Bourg-Larose Highway. Troopers say 29-year-old Jay Curler was pronounced dead early Sunday morning by the Terrebonne Parish Corner's Office. Witnesses told authorities that Curler... more »
  • 23 injured during stampede at Spanish bull run

    July 13, 2013 11:31 AM

    PAMPLONA, Spain - The penultimate bull run of Spain's San Fermin festival left at least 23 people injured Saturday, when thrill-seekers fleeing the beasts were crushed at the narrow entrance to the bullring, officials said. An American citizen from Ohio was one of two runners gored. As the huge animals... more »
  • Crash report: victim was drunk, Sibley visiting woman

    July 8, 2013 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police interviewed two people who suggested Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley was en route to visit another woman the morning he was involved in a deadly hit-and-run. Their accounts are published in the officer's crash report from the wreck in the early morning hours... more »
  • State Police investigating if Sibley had passenger Play Video

    June 19, 2013 6:22 PM

    ST. HELENA - Louisiana State Police are investigating if a passenger was riding with Malcolm Sibley when he crashed into a truck early Saturday morning. Cody Iasigi, 21, of Liberty, Miss., later died at a hospital from injuries sustained in the crash. Troopers said he and two others,... more »
  • Sibley claims he had reason for leaving deadly crash Play Video

    June 18, 2013 6:40 PM

    ALBANY - Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley has a specific reason why he left the scene of a crash where one man died, but he and his attorney are not explaining just yet. They said they won't do so until Louisiana State Police close their investigation, which... more »
  • LSP: Sibley not at fault in deadly crash Play Video

    June 17, 2013 6:26 PM

    ST. HELENA - A State Police spokesperson said the Livingston Parish School Board president who left the scene of a fatal crash is not at fault. Investigators took Malcolm Sibley's GMC truck to the State Police Crime Lab today to see if damages are consistent with the crash report... more »
  • Hit and run kills woman on Greenwell Springs Road

    June 3, 2013 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A hit and run driver killed a 47-year-old woman on Greenwell Springs Road Saturday. Witnesses told Baton Rouge Police that Louise Hunter was attempting to cross the road when she was struck by a white car driven by a black male. The make and model of... more »
  • Back from Boston, LSU trainer still dealing with aftermath

    April 24, 2013 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Trainer Ray Castle and three student trainers from LSU went to the Boston Marathon to aide with those running the race, but their work quickly went from a controlled situation to a scene of chaos when the two bombs exploded just seconds apart. Castle was about... more »
  • It's over! Boston mayor's Tweet eases a nation

    April 19, 2013 10:36 PM

    WATERTOWN, Mass.- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, so-called "Suspect No. 2" in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, was captured Friday night, hiding in a boat behind a house near Boston. His brother, Tamerlan, was killed hours earlier in an attempt to escape police. Dzhokhar, 19, was last reported in serious condition after... more »
  • Running groups organize "Baton Rouge Run for Boston"

    April 18, 2013 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Runners are banding together for those affected by Monday's Boston Marathon bombing. Saturday at 8 a.m, eight Baton Rouge area running clubs will participate in a 2.62 mile run in support of the bombing victims. The course begins at the steps of the state capitol and... more »
  • Cassidy announces Senate bid in online video

    April 3, 2013 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Rep. Bill Cassidy officially announced his plans to run for the U.S. Senate this morning. Cassidy made the announcement in a video posting to his website, along with his wife, Laura. He will challenge Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, who will be running for her fourth... more »
  • Fugitive arrested in hit and run accident

    April 1, 2013 2:13 PM

    Walker- A fugitive from Georgia wanted in a hit and run accident in Livingston Parish, is now under arrest. The accident happened Sunday evening at the intersection of Walker South Road and Florida Boulevard. Police say Powell admitted to drinking before the accident, then took off and hid... more »
  • Man arrested, home damaged in hit and run

    March 18, 2013 2:38 PM

    Walker- A man who admitted to police he crashed into a home in Livingston Parish over the weekend, then took off on foot, is now behind bars. Police say early Saturday morning, Ashlyn Schroeder walked out of her home on Gaylord Road in Walker and found a car crashed... more »
  • Man arrested in deadly hit and run

    March 5, 2013 2:18 PM

    Baton Rouge- A man suspected in a deadly hit and run from May last year in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars. Deputies arrested Wayne Station for hitting Durrell Anthony Ballard with his vehicle in the 7700 block of Hanks Drive. Station admitted to authorities he had consumed... more »
  • Emmylou Harris charged with hit-and-run in LA

    January 30, 2013 3:15 PM

    LOS ANGELES- Los Angeles prosecutors have charged country star Emmylou Harris with misdemeanor hit-and-run related to an accident last year. The Grammy-winning singer was charged Wednesday for failing to exchange information with a driver whose car she hit on a freeway on Oct. 1. A criminal complaint filed in Beverly... more »
  • Account opened for child run over in driveway

    September 26, 2012 10:43 AM

    WATSON - Family members set up a bank account for a six-year-old boy killed in Livingston Parish after he was run over while playing on a scooter. Investigators with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Tyler Myers died after he was playing in a neighbor's driveway in Watson Monday... more »
  • Oscar Pistorius denied relay run at Olympics

    August 9, 2012 10:13 AM

    LONDON - Double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius was on the track but didn't get to run in the 4x400-meter relay at the London Olympics. He never even received the baton because South Africa crashed out in the first heat Thursday morning. Pistorius got onto the track but didn't get a chance... more »
  • Torch completes lap around London on eve of Olympics

    July 26, 2012 3:19 PM

    LONDON - The Olympic flame has completed its trek past some of the best-known landmarks in London, with the torch relay ending in front of a cheering crowd in Hyde Park. Thousands looked on as the torch was carried across Regent's Canal in Camden, through a newly-renovated train station and... more »
  • Red Sox slugger Ortiz hits 400th career home run

    July 4, 2012 4:31 PM

    OAKLAND, Calif. - Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has hit his 400th career home run, a leadoff drive to right in the fourth inning against Oakland's A.J. Griffin. The 36-year-old Big Papi's home runs rank eighth among active players and 49th on the all-time list. Next up for him... more »
  • Metro Councilwoman will not seek re-election

    May 9, 2012 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - District 11 Metro Councilwoman Alison Gary announced today that she will not run for re-election. Gary sent a letter to Metro Councilmembers with her decision: "Dear Councilmembers, Now that campaign season is gearing up, I wanted to let you know that I have decided not to... more »
  • Arrest in hit and run death

    May 7, 2012 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in connection with a hit and run death. Police today identified the woman killed Sunday morning as 31-yearold Raven Nicole Wright Southerland of Baton Rouge. Police said Southerland and her boyfriend got into an argument while she was riding in... more »
  • Lake Charles man killed

    May 6, 2012 9:57 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - Authorities say a 35-year-old Lake Charles man has died in a hit-and-run after he was struck while lying in the westbound lane Louisiana Highway 3112. Louisiana State Police Sgt. James Anderson says in a news release Saturday that Claude William Stuart was hit Saturday just before 2... more »
  • Woman killed in hit and run accident

    May 6, 2012 9:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a hit and run accident early this morning that left one person dead. Uniform patrol officers were called to the 4200 block of Mohican Prescott shortly after 2:30am. The body of an unidentified woman was laying in the roadway, and a witness... more »
  • Council to consider another BR city jail trial run

    April 11, 2012 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After success last year which generated around $191,000 in fines, city leaders want to keep the city jail running 24 hours a day. Councilman Mike Walker will ask the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council to grant $50,000 for another misdemeanor jail trial run to show... more »
  • Authorities search for suspect who tried to run over trooper

    March 23, 2012 4:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement officials are searching for the suspect who allegedly attempted to run over a Louisiana State Trooper early Friday morning. State Police say a trooper was on duty around 2 a.m. this morning when he witnessed a vehicle leaving a gas station on College Drive... more »
  • Privately-run behavioral health program begins

    March 2, 2012 2:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has moved to private company management and coordination of mental health and addictive disorder services for 150,000 troubled Louisiana children, youth and adults. The new Behavioral Health Partnership began Thursday. The program is being run by Connecticut-based Magellan Health Services under a... more »
  • Driver damages church during hit and run

    December 22, 2011 3:14 PM

    WALKER - Police caught two people in a minivan who ran into the side of a church Wednesday afternoon in Livingston Parish. They were reportedly fleeing from the scene of a hit and run. Authorities arrested Vanessa Whittington of Walker and Orrin Thomas of Bogalusa. Whittington is charged... more »
  • Deputies identify dead counterfeiting suspect

    December 14, 2011 3:29 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Sheriff's deputies identified the man who died after jumping into a bayou during a pursuit by authorities last week. The man is 25-year-old Henry A. Neely. He fled after Iberville police found counterfeit money in the car he was riding in. Deputies pulled over a... more »
  • Searchers find body of bayou jumper Play Video

    December 7, 2011 10:59 AM

    GROSSE TETE - This morning searchers in Iberville Parish found the body of a man who leaped into a bayou, leaving behind a car with thousands in counterfeit cash inside. Authorities found the body just after 10 a.m. today, after suspending the search last night. Deputies pulled over... more »
  • Suspect jumps into bayou, search called off

    December 6, 2011 5:42 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Police called off a search for a suspect Tuesday afternoon after he jumped and sank into a bayou that authorities believed was too dangerous to follow him into. At 12:50 on Tuesday morning, an Iberville Parish Deputy pulled a car over containing a driver and passenger... more »
  • Southern NROTC runs Bayou Classic ball to Superdome

    November 25, 2011 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the Southern University Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps took off on foot from the Baton Rouge campus this morning to deliver the Bayou Classic game ball to New Orleans. Southern takes on Grambling Saturday in the annual rivalry at the Superdome. Runners with... more »
  • Iberville Parish plant worker's death under investigation

    November 1, 2011 3:26 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A 15 ton crane ran over and killed a worker at the Shintech manufacturing facility this morning making it the third death at the plant in past six months. Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office haven't released the man's identity yet as they, OSHA, and Shintech are still investigating... more »
  • Man accused of hit and run turns self in

    October 13, 2011 9:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The driver in an alleged hit and run that occurred on E. Boyd Drive this morning has turned himself in to Baton Rouge police. Mark Almon, 21, of St. Gabriel, is charged with one count of felony hit and run. Almon is accused of hitting... more »
  • LSU cheerleader recovering after hit and run

    October 10, 2011 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An LSU cheerleader is in intensive care after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver this weekend. Police said Kip Carter was struck by a vehicle while on River Road early Sunday morning. He was walking back home from a friend's house when he was hit... more »
  • Toddler runs to grandmother's car, is run over

    October 9, 2011 3:03 PM

    STONEWALL, La.- DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Cpl. Garland Hensley says a toddler ran to the open door of his grandmother's moving car for one last kiss before she left - but fell and was killed when she panicked and hit the gas instead of the brake. Hensley tells The Times... more »
  • Thrill-seekers to run with the bulls in Arizona

    October 9, 2011 11:16 AM

    PHOENIX- The bulls are better tempered, slower and their horns have been blunted, and this definitely isn't Pamplona. But they're still bulls, and nearly two dozen of them will be chasing after hundreds of humans on a quarter-mile track in the small town of Cave Creek starting Friday. ... more »
  • Man accused in hit and run of bicyclist to be sentenced

    September 19, 2011 3:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A man accused of a hit-and-run incident that injured an LSU graduate student and member of the university cycling club a year ago is scheduled to be sentenced today. Marshall Hahn, 31, faces up to 10 years in prison for the incident that injured Mike Bitton. ... more »
  • Democratic senator won't run against Jindal

    September 2, 2011 2:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana Democrats' top hope for a challenger to run against Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal says he isn't getting in the race. State Sen. Rob Marionneaux announced Friday that "this is not the time" to run for governor. That leaves middle school teacher Tara Hollis... more »
  • Dixon inmate caught after twilight search

    July 20, 2011 5:11 PM

    JACKSON- After twelve hours on the run, chase teams nabbed Jeremiah Benoit just miles away from Dixon Correctional Institute. The Department of Corrections thinks Benoit escaped from the prison through a fence with razor wire, while working kitchen detail. "It was a double fenced and they did have... more »
  • Teen seriously injured in hit-and-run

    July 9, 2011 4:26 PM

    WATSON, La.- Louisiana State Police say a teenager is fighting for his life after someone crashed their car into him and took off. It happened late Friday night on LA 16 near Wildwood Road in Watson, La. State Police identified the victim as 17-year-old Justin Beck, of Denham Springs.... more »
  • Pedestrian hospitalized after hit-and-run

    March 26, 2011 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A man is fighting for his life after he was hit by a car. It happened in the 1100 block of I-110 over Hollywood Street after 1 a.m. Saturday. According to police, an oncoming car hit the victim as he was trying to get out of his... more »
  • Hit and run victim's family hopes case doesn't go cold

    February 9, 2011 5:34 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - After six months with little to no answers, friends and family members of 20-year-old Jamin Robinson are fearful the case could go cold. Robinson was killed last July less than 200 yards from his home on Kemp Street, when investigators believe he was hit by a slow... more »
  • Man arrested in '09 fatal hit and run

    January 26, 2011 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After almost two years of investigation, police arrested a man today for a hit and run collision that killed a pedestrian in 2009. Police said 42-year-old Arthur Hudson hit John Artinian on Constitution Avenue as Artinian and a friend were walking on the sidewalk on Sept. 26,... more »
  • Vehicle, driver in custody in fatal hit-and-run

    December 22, 2010 3:46 PM

    UPDATE 9:46 p.m.- State police have arrested Kathleen Fitzpatrick of Gonzales today in connection with the Monday night hit-and-run. She is charged with felony hit and run driving. UPDATE 6:20 p.m. - State Police have officially arrested the woman detained earlier today in connection with the Monday night hit-and-run.... more »
  • Troopers searching for person involved in hit and run

    December 21, 2010 5:54 PM

    PORT VINCENT - Louisiana State Police are investigating a hit and run crash that left an Ascension Parish woman brain-dead, according to her family. 22-year-old Crisy Hadley is on life support at a local hospital after the incident Monday night. Her brother Matthew said he was walking with her... more »
  • Champion LSU baseball team reunites at fundraiser

    November 12, 2010 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Coach Paul Mainieri and several former members of the 2009 National Championship LSU Baseball team came together again to help children with heart defects in Louisiana. Mainieri and six of his former players appeared last night at “Home Run for Hearts”, an event to raise money... more »
  • Livingston, Tangipahoa SO involved in manhunt

    October 20, 2010 12:08 PM

    UPDATE 4:25 p.m. - One person has been arrested in Independence as part of the search, and another is at large. Original story - Sheriff's deputies from Livingston and Tangipahoa Parish are out searching for two men that tried to break into a Livingston Parish home this morning,... more »
  • Toddler dies after being run over

    October 2, 2010 4:12 PM

    Authorities say a 1-year-old boy died after he was run over by a truck driven by a family member in northwestern Louisiana. The Caddo Parish sheriff says deputies responded to a home near Ida on Saturday and found the child - Stretton Driver - who had been outside playing. The... more »
  • Deadly hit and run crash in Baton Rouge

    September 24, 2010 5:41 AM

    Baton Rouge police are investigating a deadly hit and run crash. It happened at 11 p.m. Thursday at 7900 Airline Highway near Tom Drive. Police say an unknown male wearing all dark clothing was struck in the roadway by an SUV headed northbound on Airline Highway. The name of the... more »
  • MLB Home Run Derby

    July 12, 2010 5:28 PM

    The 2010 Home Run Derby takes off tonight from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. Eight participants will slug it out over three rounds to be named champion. The four powers out of the American League include Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox,... more »
  • Child killed after being run over in Livingston Parish

    June 23, 2010 2:09 PM

    A child in Livingston Parish is dead after being run over accidentally by his mother. It happened in the Eastover Estates subdivision, south of Denham Springs. The child was taken to the hospital whey he later died. No word on the identity of the child or if any... more »
  • Arrest made in Port Allen Hit and Run

    May 14, 2010 2:32 PM

    Authorities in West Baton Rouge Parish have made an arrest into a Hit and Run involving a pedestrian. Port Allen Police say Tyrone Beard hit Carlos Edwards, of California, with his car. Edwards was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Beard was booked on one count... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly hit and run

    April 12, 2010 10:08 AM

    Baton Rouge Police have identified the man killed in a hit and run on April 7. 49 year-old Willie Ferguson was found in the 5200 block of Greenwell Springs Road near Paulson. Police say they found a damaged bike near Ferguson. He was taken to the hospital,... more »
  • Marine sets out on 100 mile run

    April 3, 2010 2:24 PM

    Marine Sergeant Brad McKee set out on a 100 mile run early this morning in St. Bernard Parish. McKee is running to raise awareness and money for the wounded members of the military. In the next 24 hours McKee will run through the French Quarter in New Orleans,... more »
  • Two women wanted in hit and run in Terrebonne Parish

    March 25, 2010 10:16 AM

    Authorities in Terrebonne Parish are on the lookout for two women wanted in a hit and run involving a child on a bike. Deputies say a 6 year-old child was riding his bike in the 500 block of Linda Ann Street, when he was hit by a car. ... more »
  • BR Police looking for hit and run suspect

    February 1, 2010 4:43 PM

    Baton Rouge Police have narrowed the search for a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident on I-10. Evidence indicates 20-year-old Mikel Carson was struck by a 2005-2007 model Ford pickup or Expedition. Detectives say it's possibly a King Ranch Edition truck. The accident happened early Sunday morning... more »
  • Bayou Classic Motivational Run

    November 24, 2009 6:42 AM

    We’re gearing up for the Bayou Classic this week. Southern University's ROTC students have carried the game-ball for the Bayou Classic into the stadium on game day. Alexander Petit joined John Pastorek with the details. more »

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