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  • Baton Rouge neighborhoods consider paying for extra security

    November 17, 2015 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two neighborhoods in East Baton Rouge Parish will soon decide whether to tax their property owners to pay for additional police protection. Residents in north Baton Rouge's Forest Heights Park and Southern Heights neighborhoods will vote Saturday on the proposed fee that would cost property owners... more »
  • Quick thinking averted massacre at Paris stadium

    November 16, 2015 3:29 PM

    SAINT-DENIS, France - The suicide bombers' remains, clingy flecks of flesh spread in a 10-meter (yard) radius around where they exploded, were flushed down the drains of the city they sought to terrorize, washed away by municipal workers with detergent sprays and power hoses. All that's left of them now... more »
  • Security up in some US locales, business as usual at others

    November 14, 2015 3:02 PM

    NEW YORK - Police in the United States increased patrols in some areas in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris that killed more than 120 people. But authorities noted that the stepped-up security was out of an abundance of caution rather than a response to a specific threat.... more »
  • NFL plans to increase security inside and outside stadiums

    November 14, 2015 2:52 PM

    NEW YORK - The NFL says it will increase security inside and outside its stadiums for Sunday's games, two days after the Paris terrorist attacks. Spokesman Brian McCarthy said Saturday that there will be more security and law enforcement personnel at the venues and in parking lots, along with other... more »
  • Angola officials offer new plan to reduce heat on death row

    November 2, 2015 8:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Three ailing condemned killers who claim Louisiana's death row is unbearably hot can look forward to a daily cool shower, personal ice chests and more fans. But state corrections officials say opening the death-row tier doors to let cooler air flow from the guard pod is a bad... more »
  • French Quarter sales tax hike to fund State Police

    October 26, 2015 9:40 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Residents of New Orleans' French Quarter have overwhelmingly approved a new five-year sales tax to keep more than 30 state troopers patrolling their historic district. Complete but unofficial returns show that nearly 1,000 people voted, and 78 percent of them voted for the tax. It will add about... more »
  • Costs of Jindal's state police security detail has doubled

    October 13, 2015 7:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The cost of Gov. Bobby Jindal's security detail has doubled to more than $3 million since the Republican governor entered office nearly eight years ago. The Louisiana State Police says the hefty price increase isn't largely driven by Jindal's frequent out-of-state travel, but more by a sizable pay... more »
  • After kid was jumped, fans see more security at football games check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 1, 2015 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fans attending Thursday night's Broadmoor High School homecoming football game said there was an obvious presence of law enforcement officers. The show of force came after a promise from East Baton Rouge Parish School System Superintendent Warren Drake. Drake said deputies will be seen at all... more »
  • St. Helena Parish upgrades jail check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 16, 2015 6:22 PM

    GREENSBURG - St. Helena Parish is wrapping up upgrades to the parish jail this week. Money from a capital outlay grant was used to build a prisoner entry sally port which encloses inmates while they're being transported from the vehicle to the jail. St. Helena officials told News 2... more »
  • Drone spooks high school football crowd check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 7, 2015 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal laws may have been broken after someone flew a drone over Memorial Stadium Friday during a packed football game. People watching the game between McKinley and Scotlandville took pictures of the drone, which circled the stadium after flying in from Scenic Highway. Mary Triplett... more »
  • LSU Tiger Stadium policies, game day schedule released

    September 1, 2015 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU reminded Tiger football fans of the policies and security measures they'll have to consider when they attend games at Death Valley this year. The Tiger Stadium bag policy prohibits backpacks or any bag or purse larger than 8 ½ x 11" from being brought into... more »
  • Regal checking bags nationwide in wake of theater shootings

    August 20, 2015 10:09 AM

    LOS ANGELES- Movie theater chain Regal Entertainment Group has begun to check bags in the wake of numerous shootings at theaters around the country, a procedure it acknowledged on its website was "not without flaws" and would inconvenience guests but provide better security. It's unclear when the policy began, but... more »
  • Kennedy joins Dardenne, says Jindal should pay for campaign security detail check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 17, 2015 7:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Last month, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, who is also running for governor, said taxpayers should not have to foot the bill for Gov. Bobby Jindal's campaign travel. Now, State Treasurer John Kennedy says Jindal should use his campaign funds for security protection while he's campaigning. According... more »
  • Unprecedented security in place for 'Compton' film premiere

    August 11, 2015 12:00 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Unprecedented security was in place for the "Straight Outta Compton" film premiere. Invited guests had to navigate various barricades and pass through metal detectors before picking up their tickets for Monday night's world premiere at the Microsoft Theatre at LA Live. Universal Pictures, which will... more »
  • Public safety concerns after Lafayette shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 27, 2015 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge are beefing up security in the wake of the tragedy in Lafayette. Officials are encouraging the public to let this tragedy open their eyes to possible dangers around them. Two people were killed and nine others were injured when a gunman... more »
  • Police increase security at Slidell Grand Theatre

    July 24, 2015 3:03 PM

    SLIDELL - Police in Slidell announced they will increase security at their city's Grand Theatre after a deadly shooting at another Grand in Lafayette. Louisiana State Police said 59-year-old John Houser shot and killed two women and injured nine other moviegoers Thursday night at the Lafayette Grand Theatre. ... more »
  • Teen films TSA confrontation at Louis Armstrong

    July 23, 2015 1:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Transportation Safety Administration said they're investigating a viral video which showed a teen confronting a TSA officer who didn't want him filming pat-downs at Louis Armstrong International Airport. The teen who posted the video said the TSA agent refused to let him film when he... more »
  • Metro Council passes proposal for extra Head Start safety check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 22, 2015 6:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Metro Council is looked at improving security at all Head Start programs throughout the parish at its meeting on Wednesday. The Council approved a measure to allow for the installation of a special security laminate covering on all windows and doors on the parishe's 14... more »
  • Army Chief: Security at recruiting posts will be reviewed

    July 17, 2015 11:14 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Army's top officer says security at military recruiting and reserve centers will be reviewed, but it's too early to say whether the facilities should have security guards or other increased protection. Gen. Ray Odierno, chief of staff of the Army, tells reporters that arming troops in those... more »
  • Tunisia increasing security following massacre

    June 27, 2015 2:41 PM

    SOUSSE, Tunisia - Tunisia's prime minister has announced a string of new security measures in the wake of its worst terrorist attack ever. The measures include closing renegade mosques and calling up army reservists. The prime minister (Habib Essid) told reporters in Tunis that reservists will be deployed in tourist... more »
  • Federal agencies wide open to hackers, cyberspies

    June 23, 2015 4:05 PM

    WASHINGTON - Federal records show that the government, which stores sensitive data from nuclear secrets to Americans' tax returns, has repeatedly failed to take rudimentary steps to safeguard against sophisticated cyberattacks. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is under fire after acknowledging that its databases were plundered by suspected Chinese... more »
  • TSA Precheck on display at BTR Metro check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 8, 2015 7:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Frequent flyers through Baton Rouge can qualify to have shorter time getting through security. Officials at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport will join TSA leaders to kick off the Precheck program on Monday. The program will allow low-risk flyers to move quickly through security screenings at the... more »
  • Airport security checks may get easier

    June 5, 2015 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Frequent flyers through Baton Rouge may have a shorter time getting through security. Officials at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport will join TSA leaders to kick off the Precheck program on Monday. The program will allow low-risk flyers to move quickly through security screenings at the airport.... more »
  • My information's been hacked... what now?

    June 5, 2015 12:06 PM

    The entire U.S. federal workforce may be at risk after yet another intrusion from what security experts believe were hackers based in China. The Department of Homeland Security says that data from the Office of Personnel Management - the human resources department for the federal government - and the Interior... more »
  • Efforts to beef up security at Pointe Coupee courthouse check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 28, 2015 6:36 PM

    NEW ROADS - A judge's concern for his safety led to beefed up security measures this week at the Pointe Coupee Parish Court House. Judge James Best at the 18th Judicial District Court believes the additional protection is well overdue, and wrote a letter last month to parish leaders... more »
  • Security changes at Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse

    May 28, 2015 9:53 AM

    NEW ROADS- Pointe Coupee Parish officials implemented several changes at the courthouse in New Roads in an effort to improve security. Anyone entering the courthouse, whenever court hearings are taking place, will only be able to do so at the courthouse's front entrance. Visitors will have to show identification and... more »
  • Hammer-wielding crook, accomplice swipe packages from stoop Play Video

    May 22, 2015 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A home security camera caught two women stealing packages from a man's front step Thursday afternoon. The packages were taken from a home in the Mid City area of Baton Rouge. "I saw two people come onto our doorstep and steal my son's school supplies,"... more »
  • LSU police increase security for weekend festivities

    May 21, 2015 7:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Huge crowds will be pouring into Tiger Stadium over the weekend for a bevy of musical performances. LSU police say they're gearing up for the increased attendance. Taylor Swift will kick off the festivities Friday night with a performance in Tiger Stadium. She'll be followed by the... more »
  • Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

    April 22, 2015 3:57 AM

    WASHINGTON- As Congress considers whether to extend a program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates fear there are still too many unknowns about government surveillance to allow for a comprehensive public understanding. The government has released reams of once-classified documents following the 2013 disclosures of the National Security... more »
  • Capitol security system claims another car

    April 17, 2015 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Another vehicle was stopped short by the new Capitol security system Friday as it tried to leave a parking lot. Authorities said a House staffer was trying to follow another vehicle out of the Southwest Lot at the Capitol when the security poles deployed and caught... more »
  • Lawmakers defend security upgrades check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 14, 2015 7:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers believe a $4.8 million upgrade to security at the Capitol was worth it, despite the state's $1.6 billion dollar deficit. State Sen. Bodi White (R- Central) said arguing about the system and the budget is like comparing "apples to oranges." White championed the project when... more »
  • Lawmaker says he broke hand, suffered concussion in wreck

    April 14, 2015 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A lawmaker who had a car accident with the Louisiana Capitol's new security system said he's broken his hand and suffered a concussion in the wreck. Rep. Paul Hollis, R-Covington, said his Audi A8 received considerable damage on the opening day of the regular legislative session when... more »
  • New Louisiana Capitol security system snares lawmaker's car

    April 13, 2015 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One Louisiana lawmaker had a particularly rough first day of the 2015 legislative session. Rep. Paul Hollis, a Covington Republican, says he was inching his Audi A8 through a Capitol parking lot exit when a brand new security system engaged, shooting two pylons through the front of... more »
  • Judge says this isn't first try to get more courthouse security check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 10, 2015 6:58 PM

    POINTE COUPEE - The judge who is pleading for more security in the courtroom said he made his first request three years ago and nothing was done about it. Judge James Best told News Two's Investigative Unit that he first sent a letter to officials three years ago explaining... more »
  • Machete-wielding man sends airport into chaos check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 20, 2015 8:53 PM

    KENNER - A 63-year-old man, wielding a machete was shot and was last listed as "unresponsive" at a New Orleans-area hospital after a violent altercation at the international airport here. Authorities said Richard White entered the airport Friday night and sprayed a TSA agent near Concourse B. White was... more »
  • Some concerned over lack of security tabs on PARCC tests

    March 15, 2015 8:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The former president for Louisiana School Boards Association, Noel Hammatt, is speaking out against what he said he believes is loose security for the PARCC ( Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test. Hammatt said several school officials from various parishes have contacted... more »
  • Louisiana OMV implements new license design

    March 10, 2015 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Starting this week, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing a new format for Louisiana driver's licenses. The new layout will feature multiple security components and design features for greater security, privacy protection, and tampering resistance. "Through the implementation of these new designs, Louisiana citizens will... more »
  • More people looking for home security following violent week check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 4, 2015 9:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a violent few days in the Capital City, some people are turning to home security systems for extra safety. Custom Security Systems told WBRZ, there was a surge in customers looking for equipment Wednesday after a home invasion Tuesday morning. Following the attack where a... more »
  • La. Office of Group Benefits affected by Anthem breach

    March 4, 2015 3:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A state office that provides insurance plans for state employees says personal information of some of its members was obtained by hackers who breached the online security of Anthem Inc. The Office of Group Benefits said about 2,700 of its members were affected by the hackers. The... more »
  • Homeland Security funding deal elusive

    March 2, 2015 2:21 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - With a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department possible at week's end, Speaker John Boehner says the House wants to enter talks with the Senate on a final bill funding the agency. But Senate Democrats are not interested in joining those talks. The Senate is holding... more »
  • U.S. looks to aid Syrian refugees amid security concerns

    February 26, 2015 2:18 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Obama administration's commitment to taking in thousands of Syrian refugees is raising national security concerns among some law enforcement officials and Republican lawmakers. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Richard says those who come to the U.S. will be subject to intensive screening before entering the country.... more »
  • GOP struggles for way out as Homeland shutdown looms

    February 24, 2015 2:36 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Divided Republicans are searching for a way out of an impasse over immigration that is threatening to shut down the Homeland Security Department within days. With the agency's budget set to expire Friday at midnight without action by Congress, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday he... more »
  • Budget impasse could harm states

    February 23, 2015 2:23 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Obama administration is warning states that the possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would harm the nation's ability to counter the extremist appeal of the Islamic State group within the U.S. and help communities struggling with winter snowstorms. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says... more »
  • DA's office fighting for security, paychecks check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 18, 2015 6:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The cash-strapped East Baton Rouge Parish district attorney's office says if they don't get more money by this summer their employees might not get paid, and said they needed additional funds from the city to keep operations afloat. The district attorney's office currently has a $13... more »
  • Anonymous credit card data isn't that anonymous, study shows

    January 29, 2015 1:17 PM

    WASHINGTON - A new study says credit card data isn't quite as anonymous as promised, a new study says. Scientists showed they can identify you with more than 90 percent accuracy by looking at just four purchases, three if the price is included - and this is after companies wiped... more »
  • Drone incident renews questions over White House security

    January 26, 2015 3:21 PM

    WASHINGTON - There are new questions today about White House security, after a two-foot-long drone crashed on the White House grounds overnight. Officials say a man later came forward to say that he'd been flying the drone for fun, and that he hadn't meant to fly it over the White... more »
  • Border Protection lends a hand for Super Bowl security

    January 26, 2015 2:09 PM

    GLENDALE, Ariz.- Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines that are typically deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border have been brought to the Super Bowl venue to assist with the security effort. U.S. Customs and Border Protection showed off the technology Monday as it helps with Super Bowl security. Commissioner R.... more »
  • Thousands of cards deactivated over ATM skimmers check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 26, 2015 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police confirmed Monday local, state, and federal authorities are looking into a major compromise of ATMs along the I-10 corridor from Baton Rouge to New Orleans. The investigation reportedly centers around devices called "skimmers" which were placed on dozens of ATMs at Whitney Banks.... more »
  • Airport steps up security and safety with grant check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 23, 2015 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Metro Airport is taking safety and security to another level after receiving grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA awarded more than $7.3 million in federal and state funding to the airport to help improve the airport's operations and safety. The... more »
  • Obama says US must up its game on cyberthreats

    January 13, 2015 3:04 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says recent cyberthreats to Sony and the military's U.S. Central Command are reminders of the serious threats facing the U.S. Obama unveiled a proposal for cybersecurity legislation at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center just outside Washington. He says cyberthreats pose "an enormous challenge."... more »
  • Neighborhood relying on security cameras to catch thieves check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 5, 2015 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A neighborhood is relying on security cameras to help assist police in the search for thieves who got away with their belongings over the weekend. The thieves got away with cash, gift cards and more when they burglarized more than a dozen cars. All of the... more »
  • Hackers claim responsibility for knocking Xbox, PlayStation offline

    December 25, 2014 7:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Video gamers in the capital region and elsewhere are being met with frustration when trying to play their Xbox or PlayStation on Sony and Microsoft networks. Hackers claimed responsibility for forcing the two systems to go down earlier on Christmas Day. Neither company will official give... more »
  • 5 ways to make your email safer in case of a hack attack

    December 19, 2014 4:12 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card numbers and email addresses. One way hackers can sneak into a company... more »
  • Police warn of 'Grinches' looking to steal gifts Play Video

    December 10, 2014 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say 15 mailboxes were broken into overnight at an apartment complex in Baton Rouge. Investigators said while they weren't sure if the thieves were after shipped gifts or just the personal information found in people's mail, it's a sad example of Christmas Grinches looking to cash... more »
  • BRPD, EBRSO both patrolling mall after annexation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 3, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department will patrol the Mall of Louisiana this holiday season after parts of the mall were annexed into the city limits. Thousands of shoppers go from store to store with bags in hand each day. For the first time, city police and... more »
  • Four new crime districts on Dec. 6 ballot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 2, 2014 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Four neighborhoods in East Baton Rouge Parish will vote on forming a crime district Saturday. It's a way for people to pay for extra security and if approved all residents in the district would be required to pay the fee. The first crime district was created... more »
  • White House fence jumper held without bond

    October 23, 2014 2:31 PM

    WASHINGTON - The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge. Dominic Adesanya resisted being taken away and started talking as two court officers removed him from the courtroom. The defendant has been charged... more »
  • Accused WH intruder had been arrested there before

    October 23, 2014 6:32 AM

    WASHINGTON - This isn't the first time the man who was arrested outside the White House yesterday was in that situation. Records show that Dominic Adesanya was also charged with unlawful entry at the White House complex in late July. A court document says he told an officer that a... more »
  • Neglect leads to security dog's death

    October 1, 2014 3:16 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A Barksdale Air Force Base spokesman says heat stroke that resulted after his handler left him unattended in a car on a hot August day killed an Air Force security K-9. Second Lt. Chris Sullivan says an investigation found that Caro's Aug. 9 death was due to handler... more »
  • Details of presidential security breaches evolve

    October 1, 2014 2:49 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The embarrassing disclosures about lapses in presidential security just keep coming for the Secret Service. Despite more than three hours of questioning by lawmakers Tuesday, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson neglected to mention another security breach that occurred just days before a knife-carrying Army veteran climbed over... more »
  • White House fence jumper made it inside residence before being arrested

    September 19, 2014 8:57 PM

    WASHINGTON - Part of the White House was evacuated Friday evening after someone jumped the fence. The incident occurred after President Barack Obama and his daughters left for Camp David in Maryland, the Associated Press reported. It was the second time in just more than a week that someone... more »
  • Apple to add more security measures

    September 5, 2014 10:07 AM

    NEW YORK - Apple is planning to add more security measures to help protect its users following a celebrity photo hacking incident. CEO Tim Cook told The Wall Street Journal that Apple Inc. will use email and push notifications to let users know when someone tries to restore iCloud data... more »
  • Report: Russian hackers steal 1.2B passwords

    August 5, 2014 5:51 PM

    NEW YORK - A published report says Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites. The New York Times says the thievery was uncovered by Hold Security, a Milwaukee firm that has a history of sifting out online security... more »
  • News 2 report sparks increased security at school

    July 24, 2014 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Recovery School District (RSD) took action to secure Istrouma High School less than 24 hours after a News 2 report on thefts at the school. News 2 cameras caught suspected thieves hauling off equipment from the school last Tuesday. RSD Superintendent Patrick Dobard is calling... more »
  • Report: US spies on prominent Muslim-Americans

    July 9, 2014 10:26 AM

    WASHINGTON - A media account reports that the National Security Agency and the FBI covertly scanned the emails of five prominent Muslim-Americans under the government's secret surveillance program aimed at foreign terrorists and other national security threats. The report in The Intercept, an online magazine, said the targets included an... more »
  • US seeks more security at some overseas airports

    July 3, 2014 2:38 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. officials are concerned al-Qaeda is trying to develop a new bomb that could go undetected through airport security. There is no indication such a bomb has been created or that there's a specific threat to the U.S., but the Obama administration called Wednesday for increased security at... more »
  • Volume of encrypted email rising amid spying fears

    June 3, 2014 3:14 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The volume of email cloaked in encryption technology is rapidly rising as Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other major Internet companies try to shield their users' online communications from government spies and other snoops. Google automatically encrypts all email, but that doesn't ensure confidentiality unless the recipients' email... more »
  • Former police lieutenant accused of double dipping

    May 30, 2014 6:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge police lieutenant who retired a few days ago has been arrested and accused of clocking in with the department at the same time he was working off-duty security assignments. 52-year-old Dewayne E. Lee Sr. was booked Thursday on counts of public payroll fraud and... more »
  • House to debate secrecy for Capitol security video

    May 28, 2014 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Security surveillance video from the Louisiana Capitol complex would be off-limits to the public, under a bill heading to the full House for debate. The House and Governmental Affairs Committee advanced the proposal without objection Wednesday after a heavy rewrite that narrowed its scope. As passed by... more »
  • La. Senate agrees to allow REAL ID driver's licenses

    May 27, 2014 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Senate has narrowly agreed to repeal a six-year-old law that prohibits state officials from issuing driver's licenses that comply with federally-mandated security features. Under federal law, REAL ID-compliant licenses will be required to board domestic airline flights by 2016. Without such an ID, passengers will... more »
  • Kissing congressman may return to politics

    May 23, 2014 10:00 PM

    MONROE- The kissing congressman is not ruling out a future career in politics. According to Politico , Vance McAllister is not quite ready to leave politics completely. The website posted this week, McAllister was quite open about his future in what is described as a brief interview about his... more »
  • eBay asks users to change password after cyber-attack

    May 21, 2014 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Better Business Bureau reports that eBay is asking users to change their passwords after a cyber-attack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data. The company said it has no evidence of unauthorized activity for eBay users, and there has been no evidence... more »
  • Ukraine says 30 pro-Russian insurgents killed

    May 6, 2014 2:25 AM

    DONETSK, Ukraine - Ukraine's Interior Minister says 30 pro-Russian insurgents have been killed during security operations to expunge anti-government forces stationed in and near a city in the east. Arsen Avakov said on his Facebook page Tuesday that four government troops also died and another 20 were injured during fighting... more »
  • On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security

    April 20, 2014 6:26 PM

    BOSTON - Families celebrating Easter contrasted with tight security checks as Boston welcomed tens of thousands of runners and hundreds of thousands of spectators for the annual marathon. Diners gathered at sidewalk cafes and runners in their official jackets picked up last-minute supplies on Sunday, the day before the 26.2-mile... more »
  • 'Kissing Congressman' facing resignation push, Alexander would consider run

    April 10, 2014 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor Bobby Jindal joined the Louisiana Republican Party in saying Rep. Vance McAllister should resign amid the kissing scandal. "Congressman McAllister's behavior is an embarrassment and he should resign," the governor said Thursday. McAllister said a day earlier, he was not expecting to be in Washington,... more »
  • Congressman's kiss on video could be probed by the feds

    April 8, 2014 11:25 PM

    MONROE- The Louisiana congressman who was caught kissing a woman other than his wife on his office surveillance cameras plans to ask federal investigators to probe the leak of the recording Wednesday. Vance McAllister (R-Monroe), through his chief of staff, told KNOE TV , he will discuss a possible... more »

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