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  • I-10 bridge inspection complete

    August 3, 2014 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - DOTD says the I-10 Mississippi River bridge inspection is complete and is safe to use. Rodney Mallett, DOTD Communications Director, says the inspection was routine and has to be done every two years and that the safety of the bridge was never in question. The... more »
  • 2014 Boston Marathon underway Play Video

    April 21, 2014 6:22 AM

    BOSTON, MA - The 118th running of the Boston Marathon has begun amid heavy security a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. The race began at 8:50 a.m. Monday for mobility-impaired marathoners and at 9:32 a.m. for... more »
  • FDA preventing foodborne illness in animals Play Video

    October 25, 2013 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Food and Drug Association is working toward preventing food borne illness in animals, similar to the way it does for people. The plan is to set guidelines for food safety and holding imported foods to the same standard as foods made in the U.S. These... more »
  • 20 safe after vessel hits platform, sinks in Gulf

    June 14, 2013 4:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials say an offshore supply boat struck a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday and sank after all 20 people aboard were transferred safely to another boat. Coast Guard Petty Officer Ivan Barnes says none of the 16 passengers or four crew members on... more »
  • Four arrested in connection with church burglary

    June 10, 2013 2:52 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested four men they said stole a safe from the the Walker Baptist Church last month. Walker Police arrested Matthew LeRoy, 19, Justin Kent Slinker, 18, Christopher Allen Parker, 19, all of Walker on June 6. They also arrested Tarence Fisher, 20, of Walker on June... more »
  • QE2 asteroid to fly by Earth from safe distance

    May 28, 2013 10:39 AM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An asteroid more than 1½ miles long will zoom past Earth this week from a far-off distance. The big rock called Asteroid 1998 QE2 will make its closest approach Friday. It will keep a safe distance of 3.6 million miles, or 15 times the distance between... more »
  • Thieves steal safe from church Play Video

    May 24, 2013 6:14 PM

    WALKER- Police are looking for leads after a church was burglarized and a 300-pound safe stolen overnight. Police were called when workers at Walker Baptist Church on Florida Boulevard noticed the crime when they got to work earlier in the day. "It appears that the offenders entered the... more »
  • Audit: Restaurant inspections don't ensure safety

    November 26, 2012 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new audit says Louisiana's Office of Public Health has fallen short in its inspections of restaurants and other retail establishments that serve food, failing to ensure the meals are safe. The audit says the state issued permits to restaurants that didn't correct past violations, rarely assessed... more »
  • Students say Tigerland not safe after dark Play Video

    August 1, 2012 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a shooting in Tigerland left a man fighting for his life, students living in the area said it's not a safe place to be when the sun goes down. Police responded to the Chateau D'Cour Apartments on Tigerland Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. They said... more »
  • Two more arrests made in Gonzales triple murder

    March 7, 2012 10:23 AM

    GONZALES - Deputies arrested two more people Wednesday in connection with a triple murder in Ascension Parish, after announcing three arrests last night. Sheriff Jeff Wiley said deputies arrested Devon Tremain James, 24, and Bernard R. James, 25, in connection with the Feb. 18 deaths. Bernard James is... more »
  • Third victim in Ascension Parish home invasion dies

    March 2, 2012 1:11 PM

    GONZALES - The third victim in an Ascension Parish home invasion and robbery died today. Shirley Marchand had been hospitalized since February 18th when someone broke into her home on Babin Road. Her husband Irwin Marchand and son Doug Dooley were murdered. Investigator said the attackers slit their... more »
  • Funeral held for Gonzales murder victim Play Video

    February 28, 2012 5:35 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff Jeff Wiley confirmed to News 2 today that a safe found in Livingston Parish is the same one stolen from an Ascension Parish home the night of a deadly break-in. Wiley said investigators found a coin inside the safe that was part of a valuable collection... more »
  • Gun stores see more sales after double murder Play Video

    February 22, 2012 6:02 PM

    GONZALES - A gun shop owner in Ascension Parish says a recent double murder is on the minds of most of his customers. Irwin Marchand and stepson Doug Dooley were killed inside a home on Babin Road over the weekend. Irwin's wife, Shirley, survived the attack but she remains... more »
  • Safe examined in connection with home invasion Play Video

    February 21, 2012 5:28 PM

    GONZALES- Deputies say Louisiana State Police Crime Lab technicians have been working through the Mardi Gras holiday examining evidence from a deadly home invasion. Irwin Marchand and his stepson Doug Dooley died in the attack. Marchand's wife Shirley is in critical condition. The victims' throats had been slit. A... more »
  • Area where safe found examined for several hours

    February 21, 2012 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators are working through Mardi Gras to solve a double murder and robbery out of Ascension Parish. Forensic specialists at the state crime lab are examining a safe found in Livingston Parish yesterday. It matches the description of one stolen from a home in Gonzales where... more »
  • Safe could be a key in Ascension Parish murder Play Video

    February 20, 2012 10:17 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office believes they have a break in their case. A safe found near Frost near a ballpark adjacent to Livingston Parish could be the same one taken in a brutal murder. Irwin Marchand and his stepson Douglas Dooley had their throats slashed during... more »
  • Authorities find safe that could be from deadly robbery Play Video

    February 20, 2012 5:19 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff Jeff Wiley confirmed to News 2 that investigators located a safe today that matched the description of one stolen during a deadly home invasion in Ascension Parish this weekend. Wiley said the safe was found in a "remote area" of Livingston Parish. It was similar to... more »
  • Authorities looking for answers in Gonzales murders

    February 20, 2012 9:55 AM

    GONZALES - Authorities continued their search for the people who killed two and injured a third in Gonzales this weekend, making off with a safe full of valuable coins. Robert Marchand and his stepson Douglas Dooley were killed in their home Saturday night. Robert's wife, Shirley, was injured and... more »
  • Darkest Places airs tonight at 10 Play Video

    February 15, 2012 4:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - When the sun goes down some Baton Rouge neighborhoods are literally left in the dark. Not all street lights can penetrate through the cover of darkness leaving some residents concerned about their safety. Joggers and bikers are concerned too, wondering whether they would be seen... more »
  • Parade Goers: We feel safe in BR

    February 10, 2012 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Parade goers in downtown Baton Rouge Friday night tell News 2 they felt safe enjoying the Mardi Gras atmosphere. Plenty of police presence for traffic and crowd control was spotted on corners, on mounted patrols and in the sky with the Baton Rouge Police helicopter as the... more »
  • Feds: new tests confirm safety of Gulf seafood

    October 29, 2010 4:58 PM

    Federal scientists say a new spate of testing for chemical dispersant in Gulf of Mexico seafood has found no problems, and Gulf seafood is safe to eat. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Food and Drug Administration said Friday that the new round of testing found only a... more »
  • HSUS gives tips to keep pets safe, happy this Halloween

    October 26, 2010 4:16 PM

    Halloween can be a good time for children and adults, but sometimes the holiday can be scary for pets. The Human Society of the United States reminds pet owners that companion animals aren’t used to doorbell-ringing, costumed creatures and general hustle-and-bustle that come into our homes this time of year.... more »
  • EBRSO on the lookout for 'smash-and-grab' suspects

    October 18, 2010 5:35 PM

    The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for suspects who pulled a "smash-and-grab." The suspects used a truck to ram through a wall of the Mobil station on Highway 61 in Port Hudson. They stole the store's safe and took off. Workers arrived at work... more »
  • Gas station wall smashed in East Feliciana burglary

    October 18, 2010 11:48 AM

    A gas station in East Feliciana Parish is missing its safe, and a good portion of its south wall, after a smash-and-grab burglary. Investigators say a vehicle drove through the wall of the Mobil gas station near the intersection of LA 61 and LA 68 sometime late Sunday or... more »
  • Nicholls State comfirms safety of seafood

    August 18, 2010 5:49 AM

    The Institute for Seafood Studies at Nicholls State University say consumers of Louisiana seafood can be confident in the findings of the safety assurances issued by government agencies. The results of intensive investigations have consistently shown that seafood harvested from state and federally designated open fishing areas present no public... more »
  • Obama: Go to Gulf beaches, most still open, clean

    May 27, 2010 2:49 PM

    President Barack Obama is urging people to visit the Gulf Coast, despite the huge offshore oil spill. Obama said while three beaches in Louisiana have been hit by the oil, the rest of the region's beaches are clean and safe. He says Americans can help tourism along the... more »
  • U.S. working to assure safety of Gulf seafood

    May 6, 2010 2:08 PM

    Commerce Secretary Gary Locke says his agency is working to assure the seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is safe to eat. This also applies to Gulf seafood already in grocery stores and in restaurants. Portions of the Gulf have been closed to fishing in order to check... more »
  • Mississippi missionaries safe after tsunami

    September 30, 2009 10:58 PM

    Missionaries who used to live in McComb, Mississippi, are safe after a tsunami hit earlier this week in American Samoa, where they now live. Rocco and Deborah Pierce and their son Robert were not near the area where the massive waves crashed ashore. Deborah Pierce sent an email to... more »

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