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  • Chiefs offense hums in 41-14 rout of Patriots

    September 30, 2014 7:20 AM

    KANSAS CITY, MO - Perhaps the Kansas City Chiefs gave their neighbors across the parking lot a little bit of inspiration with their impassioned performance against New England. Jamaal Charles returned from an ankle injury to score three touchdowns, Alex Smith threw for 248 yards and three scores, and the... more »
  • Six year old transplant recipient gets ready for competition Play Video

    July 11, 2014 10:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A six year old liver transplant recipient is going strong, getting ready for the Transplant Games of America. Smith McRae was diagnosed with liver failure at two months old. He wasn't expected to live past his first birthday. At six months old his parents prayers were... 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 »
  • Grandfather shocked about details of prostitution inside family home Play Video

    July 10, 2013 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The father of a woman arrested and charged with running a prostitution ring from her home, says he's disappointed and will let the law run its course. "A dad doesn't want to hear this about his kids," said Arthur Fort. "I'm thinking as any family would.... more »
  • Dominique Smith trial goes to jury

    March 25, 2013 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After about two hours hearing closing arguments from the defense and prosecution, a jury of nine women and three men will decide the fate of Dominique Smith. During closing arguments prosecutor Darwin Miller methodically went through the timeline of events refreshing its case to the jury... more »
  • Jury gets rare look at scene in BREC park murder trial

    March 21, 2013 6:05 PM

    ZACHARY- A jury got a rare first-hand look Thursday at the BREC park where Dominque Smith is accused of killing a mother and her son, and trying to kill two more of her children. Smith is accused of killing Jessica Johnson Palmer, 23, and her son, three-year-old Jaun Palmer... more »
  • AP sources: Smith, Vilma get new deals with Saints

    March 12, 2013 5:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - People familiar with the situation say defensive end Will Smith and linebacker Jonathan Vilma have agreed to restructure their contracts in order to remain with the New Orleans Saints. Meanwhile, one person says reserve linebacker Will Herring is being released. The people spoke to The Associated Press... more »
  • Hornets' Smith out for season with shoulder injury

    March 1, 2013 3:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Hornets general manager Dell Demps says 7-foot reserve forward and center Jason Smith will miss the rest of the season because of a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Meanwhile, the Hornets also say rookie forward Anthony Davis will be out for Friday night's game... more »
  • Saints' Vilma, Smith attend Williams hearing

    November 30, 2012 1:47 PM

    WASHINGTON - Saints defensive end Will Smith says he's glad he got a chance to hear former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams testify at an appeals hearing in the bounties case. Smith and New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma attended Friday's session, where Williams was cross-examined by the players' lawyers for about... more »
  • Saints' Vilma, Smith attend Williams hearing

    November 30, 2012 10:27 AM

    WASHINGTON - New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive lineman Will Smith are attending a hearing in their appeals of bounties suspensions. Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is scheduled to testify Friday. Vilma and Smith traveled to Washington after playing in New Orleans' 23-13 loss at Atlanta on... more »
  • Emotional Smith likely nearing end with Arkansas

    November 19, 2012 5:23 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas interim coach John L. Smith expects an overflow of emotions as he prepares for this week's season-finale. The Razorbacks (4-7, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) end their season Friday against No. 8 LSU, doing so with full knowledge they any hopes of a fourth straight bowl game ended... more »
  • Arkansas coach Smith bankruptcy shows $25.7M debt

    September 20, 2012 10:43 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - New documents filed in Arkansas coach John L. Smith's bankruptcy show he has debts of more than $25 million and assets of just over $1.2 million. Smith filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy earlier this month after real estate investments he made in Kentucky went sour. The documents... more »
  • Saints players' bounty suspensions overturned Play Video

    September 7, 2012 3:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An NFL appeals panel overturned the suspensions of four current and former Saints players accused of taking part in a team bounty program. The panel ruled today that Jonathan Vilma, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Scott Fujita would have their suspensions lifted. They were reinstated by... more »
  • BR drug bust nets thousands in cash, more than a million in cocaine Play Video

    May 22, 2012 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are praising dozens in the department for taking two drug suspects off the streets, along with more than $1 million in cocaine. "Our job is tough, never ending, we're the first ones called and the last ones recognized," said Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White. ... more »
  • BRPD seizes 32 lbs. of cocaine, arrest 6

    May 22, 2012 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge seized 32 lbs. of cocaine and $96,596 in cash following a four-month investigation into a suspected drug ring. Six people were arrested in connection with the seizure: Brian Smith, 20; Bobby Smith, 23; Beverly Smith, 48; Naeemah Emile, 47; Christopher Stevenson, 27;... more »
  • Teachers prepare for next education reform protest Play Video

    April 1, 2012 7:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Thousands of teachers are expected to attend this Wednesday's rally in protest of Governor Jindal's education reform plan. Representative Pat Haynes Smith is one of them. She says she doesn't believe the proposed plan would be a good fit for students or teachers. Jindal's plan would... more »
  • Mardi Gras Parade murder arrest

    February 29, 2012 3:25 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - An arrest has been made in connection with a murder at the annual Plaquemine Mardi Gras Parade. Akeem Gailes has been booked on charges of 2nd degreee murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, simple battery, and carrying a firearm at a parade used to commit... more »
  • Bill would limit former lawmakers from taking state jobs Play Video

    February 27, 2012 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A bill prefiled for the upcoming Louisiana Legislative session would block former lawmakers from taking state jobs for at least two years after they leave office. Representative Dee Richard, I-Thibodaux, says recent political appointments by the governor and others are part of the "good ol' boy network."... more »
  • Police recover stolen truck involved in chase Play Video

    February 16, 2012 6:25 PM

    RAYNE- Rayne Police drove a stolen city truck back to town Thursday, after it was involved in a chase in Baton Rouge Wednesday night. John Smith is charged for taking a city truck from the Rayne Public Works Compound last Saturday. The truck had heavy damage on one side.... more »
  • Rayne trusty apprehended in Baton Rouge

    February 16, 2012 11:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A trusty from Rayne City Jail is back in jail after a police chase in Baton Rouge last night. Department of Corrections inmate John J. Smith, 42, is accused of stealing a City of Rayne pickup truck and fleeing to Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Closing arguments set for today in Smith Trial

    October 27, 2011 9:35 AM

    Baton Rouge- Closing arguments are set for today in the federal corruption case of Port Allen Police Chief Fred Smith. Smith's defense rested on Wednesday without calling a witness. He is one of several area politicians caught in a sting by the FBI. Smith is facing a... more »
  • Jury selected for Port Allen police chief trial

    October 20, 2011 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The 12 jurors and four alternates who will deliver a verdict in the former Port Allen Police Chief's trial have finally been selected Thursday afternoon after almost two days of debating. Fred Smith is accused of violating the Rico act, mail fraud, wire fraud and racketeering... more »
  • Kleinpeter teams up with Smith Creamery after explosion

    July 18, 2011 2:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge-based Kleinpeter Farms Dairy is packaging and distributing the milk of a one-time competitor whose dairy plant was destroyed by an explosion. The agreement between Kleinpeter and Mount Hermon-based Smith Creamery was announced Monday. Smith Creamery's milk, half and half and heavy cream products will... more »
  • Kirby Smith reopens to LSU students this fall

    July 5, 2011 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After being closed to student living for five years, roughly 350 students will move into LSU's Kirby Smith dormitory. The dorm was closed in 2006 due to poor living conditions and overall appearance. Last year, over 1,000 students were left on a waiting list to live... more »
  • What's next for Port Allen?

    June 28, 2011 9:46 PM

    PORT ALLEN- The resignation and guilty plea of Port Allen Mayor Derek Lewis leaves the city leaderless.. for now. But the Mayor Pro Tem is ready to get the city back on track, starting with getting it out of the spotlight. For the people of Port Allen, however,... more »
  • Washington Parish creamery destroyed in explosion

    June 22, 2011 5:26 PM

    MOUNT HERMON - A fire and explosion that the State Fire Marshal believes was started by a leaking propane tank has destroyed the Smith Creamery in Mount Hermon. The early Wednesday explosion inside the 5,000-square-foot building scattered debris as far as a half-mile away. The fire marshal's office... more »
  • Parents upset about cuts to EBR bus routes

    May 19, 2011 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- There's a truce over budgets and bus routes for some parents in South Baton Rouge, but they still want more. The school district faces a $39 million budget deficit. Last month, the school board voted to save $850,000 by cutting dozens of direct bus routes for gifted... more »
  • EBR board member suggests review of bus transfer stations

    April 15, 2011 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member says policies for the district's school bus transfer point need to be reviewed after a 5th grader was caught with a loaded gun there Friday morning. "I would hope that the school system, the board and the administration would... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of soliciting minor

    April 6, 2011 4:51 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana State Police arrested a Baton Rouge man today for indecent behavior with a juvenile and computer aided solicitation of a minor. James Dustin Smith, 29, is accused of engaging in sexual conversation with an undercover agent whom he thought was a 14-year-old girl. Troopers... more »
  • Family and friends mourn crash victim

    February 28, 2011 6:03 PM

    PORT ALLEN - The mother of 18-year-old Trent Smith said she knew something was wrong when he didn't come home when he was supposed to Saturday night. Then, Tammy Bolden got a call no mother wants to hear: her son had died after losing control of his car and... more »
  • Man charged with att. murder in shooting of ex-wife

    January 7, 2011 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities have identified the man accused of shooting his ex-wife in the neck during a fight this morning at her Baton Rouge home. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies arrested 46-year-old Girard Smith on attempted murder charges in connection with the incident at her Rampart Court home.... more »
  • Saints DE arrested in Lafayette

    November 27, 2010 12:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Saints defensive end Will Smith was arrested in Lafayette on simple battery and domestic abuse. According to Cpl. Paul Mouton with the Lafayette Police Department Smith and his wife got into a dispute just after 2 a.m. Saturday morning, while leaving a night club. Mouton says police... more »
  • No defense witnesses to be called in Anna Nicole Smith trial

    September 23, 2010 2:53 PM

    Defense lawyers in the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial say they will call no witnesses after the prosecution rests. Lawyers for Smith's boyfriend Howard K. Stern and her two doctors said Thursday in Los Angeles they will rest their case with no testimony. Stern, Dr. Sandeep Kapoor, Dr.... more »
  • BR woman gets more than 10 years in federal drug case

    August 26, 2010 5:31 PM

    A Baton Rouge woman has been sentenced to more than ten years in federal prison for taking part in what prosecutors say was one of the largest cocaine distribution rings in the area. Thirty three-year-old Kenya Bunard Smith pleaded guilty to cocaine distribution charges in March 2009. Her arrest and... more »
  • Angola inmate captured

    September 14, 2009 11:43 AM

    Update: News 2 was in St. Francisville this morning when word came out that inmate Henry Smith was captured. It happened around 8 a.m. on Pickneyville Road north of Highway 66. Tunica Hills Elementary students will go back to their regular campus on Tuesday after being sent to Bains... more »
  • Angola escapee still on the run

    September 11, 2009 5:12 PM

    The search continues for escaped killer Henry Smith. Smith escaped from the Louisiana State Penitentiary while working on a road cleanup detail. Warden Burl Cain says signs indicate Smith is still in the rugged terrain near the prison. Roadblocks are being used at major intersections on the highway... more »
  • Angola Prison escapee probably in woods

    September 11, 2009 2:21 PM

    Update: Angola Prison warden Burl Cain is telling a News 2 crew he believes an escaped inmate is still in the woods. There have been reports that 44-year-old Henry Smith may have been spotted in a green car. Warden Cain, though, now says he doesn't believe those reports. Searchers are... more »
  • Angola escapee possibly spotted

    September 10, 2009 10:24 PM

    Breaking: Sources close to the manhunt for an escaped Angola prisoner tell News 2 Henry Smith may have been spotted. Alerts have been issued that he may be in a green Ford Taurus. Search teams are still looking in woods near the prison. 44-year-old Smith walked off prison grounds... more »

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