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  • DEQ says 175 barrels of oil spilled in Denham Springs, cleanup underway

    July 24, 2015 3:15 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The Department of Environmental Quality said they believe 175 barrels of crude oil spilled into ditches on Linder Road in Denham Springs after a tanker truck overturned Monday. Emergency officials in Livingston parish said the truck rolled into the ditch Monday morning and spilled more than... more »
  • Two Denham Springs men arrested on child porn charges

    August 29, 2013 12:26 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Two Denham Springs men have been arrested on charges of downloading child pornography. The arrests came from separate incidents, according the the Louisiana Attorney General's High Technology Crime Unit. 49-year-old Morris Roubique was booked into Livingston Parish Prison on five counts of pornography involving juveniles.... more »
  • Victim, suspect identified in Denham Springs murder

    June 3, 2013 2:19 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies identified the victim of a deadly shooting in Livingston Parish this weekend. Investigators arrested Wayne Matherne, 65, of Denham Springs after they said he shot and killed William Mixon, 65, of Baton Rouge Sunday night. Deputies said they were called to Caraway Road... 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 »
  • Emergency responders battling refinery fire

    April 25, 2013 10:40 AM

    KROTZ SPRINGS - Firefighters are still working to extinguish a refinery fire which broke out this morning in Krotz Springs. It happened at the Alon Refinery off Hwy. 190 around 8:15 a.m. A refinery spokesperson said firefighters got the flames under control within 20 minutes, but are still... more »
  • Cars wreck, catch fire in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 18, 2013 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency responders had to cut an elderly woman from her SUV after a wreck on Greenwell Springs Road this morning. It happened at the intersection of Greenwell Springs and Platt Drive. Surveillance video showed the woman's vehicle turning left at the intersection, then getting hit in... more »
  • Judge: Woman can flip finger in holiday lights

    December 20, 2012 3:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge says a Denham Springs woman has the right to display holiday lights on her roof in the form of an extended middle finger. Sarah Childs sued the city, its mayor and police chief on Thursday, claiming she was threatened with arrest if she didn't... more »
  • Denham Springs real estate agency acquired

    December 6, 2012 2:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- C.J. Brown, the Baton Rouge area's largest residential real estate agency, says it has acquired the assets of M.A. Allen of Denham Springs. Today's announcement indicates M.A. Allen's office will be rebranded as C.J. Brown. C.J. Brown is a division of Latter & Blum. Terms of the acquisition... more »
  • Denham Springs man charged in death of child

    October 10, 2012 2:39 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A man investigators said was driving home from work when he ran over a child in his subdivision has been charged with negligent homicide. Deputies arrested Brad Welch, 32, in the death of 6-year old Tyler Myers last month in the Lakes at Belle Terre subdivision. ... more »
  • Mayor: Colorado Springs fire destroys 346 homes

    June 28, 2012 5:27 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The mayor of Colorado Springs says a raging wildfire has destroyed an estimated 346 homes, making the blaze the most destructive in state history. Mayor Steve Bach says city officials assessed the damage and that it was subject to change as they get more information. It... more »
  • Denham Springs approves budget

    June 26, 2012 8:38 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- The Denham Springs City Council has approved a budget that decreases spending by 3 percent for the coming fiscal year. The city's projected revenue of $21.1 million is slightly down from the current year, mainly due to lower revenue expectations from utilities. Even with the decrease... more »
  • Fines for overgrown yards in Denham Springs

    May 22, 2012 7:43 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Failure to mow the lawn could become expensive for Denham Springs residents. The city council adopted an ordinance Monday that provides for levying fines of up to $500 against owners of overgrown yards and lots. People who let their grass grow too tall could even face... more »
  • 4-H Club Rd. shut down for a week check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 3, 2012 5:27 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A shortcut for some drivers to US 190 in Livingston parish is shut down for emergency repairs. Maintenance crews found cracks in the I-12 over-pass where it crosses 4-H Club Rd. They say a dump truck hit the bridge and caused the problem. The overpass is part... more »
  • Denham Springs may divide reserve police

    March 13, 2012 6:41 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs City Council is considering an ordinance that would create two classes of reserve police officers. One class - reserve patrol officers - could conduct patrols and help to maintain order and control traffic at school and other civic functions, under the proposal. The other... more »
  • Morning crash leaves one dead

    March 7, 2012 6:39 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Louisiana State Police are investigating an early morning crash that left one person dead. It happened around 4 a.m. Wednesday along Highway 16 in Denham Springs. Officials say at least one person was killed when the vehicle flipped. The name of the victim has... more »
  • Man killed in Denham Springs house fire identified

    October 6, 2011 7:48 AM

    UPDATE: The State Fire Marshal's Office has identified the man killed in the fire as 64-year-old Willie David Robertson. In a press release, State Fire Marshal Butch Browning stated, "We are saddened at this loss to Mr. Robertson's life in this fire. I am so proud of the heroic... more »
  • Livingston Drug Pusher Roundup

    June 30, 2011 4:35 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Livingston and Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Offices arrested about two dozen suspected drug dealers during raids across the parish. Investigators say they spent about six months recording drug deals and using undercover agents to make purchases from the targets. Most sales involved prescription drugs and crack. ... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect still at large

    May 26, 2011 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are still looking for a man who held up two short term loan companies on Greenwell Springs Road near Monterrey. The first happened this morning around ten. Less than ten minutes later another store about a mile from the first was hit. ... more »
  • Slow-moving floodwater brings mixed feelings

    May 18, 2011 6:28 PM

    KROTZ SPRINGS- As the waters from the Morganza Spillway slowly creep southward, officials at the Army Corps of Engineers admit inundation is not happening as quickly as projected. That's given several folks in the area south of Krotz Springs a little relief, but they know they're not out of... more »
  • Smash and grab burglary string hits five

    March 16, 2011 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police and the Sheriff's Office are investigating five separate burglaries that happened Tuesday night. They break-in's happened on Florida Blvd. and Greenwell Springs Rd. between eleven and midnight. News 2 spoke to the business owners who say nothing was stolen. Some of them were... more »
  • Lost dog rescued from grave about to be filled

    February 9, 2011 2:27 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Animal shelter workers pulled a lost dog from an open grave in Denham Springs today, and News 2 was there to see the rescue. Workers were called to a local graveyard after a dog had been found in the bottom of a grave shortly before a... more »
  • Police identify victim killed in head-on crash

    February 4, 2011 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge woman died after she was hit head-on in a three-vehicle crash last night, according to city police. Sgt. Don Stone identified the victim as 22-year-old Brooke Stimac, and said her vehicle was hit after she collided with another vehicle on Greenwell Springs Road just... more »
  • AG: Man arrested for convincing NC girl to run away

    February 1, 2011 6:05 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Authorities have found a 17-year-old North Carolina girl who’d been missing since last summer in Denham Springs, and arrested the man investigators said convinced her to run away. Authorities arrested 34-year-old William David Jones after they said they found Faith Manuel at his residence in Denham Springs.... more »
  • 91,000 Gulf oil spill claims, just one final payment

    January 31, 2011 2:52 PM

    OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. - Thousands of people and businesses are awaiting final settlement payments from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill compensation fund, but records show that only one has been paid - after BP intervened. The Gulf Coast Claims Facility was set up in August to independently administer BP's... more »
  • Logger arrested in Denham Springs

    January 28, 2011 8:50 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A logger from Livingston Parish is behind bars after police say he failed to pay for forest products. Authorities say Alison Suggs Jr. did not pay a Geismar landowner for harvested timber. After an investigation, officials learned that Suggs failed to pay the owner nearly $12,000 for... more »
  • DSPD: Women stealing purses from local boutiques

    January 17, 2011 4:46 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Authorities are asking for the public’s help finding two women who are suspected of stealing purses from small clothing stores around the area. Denham Springs Police said the women stole a purse while at the Kids Again clothing store on Dec. 14. The women posed as shoppers,... more »
  • Psychiatric patient escapes twice

    January 5, 2011 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The search is over for a mental patient that escaped from the Greenwell Springs mental hospital. Thirty-year-old Crandell Turner went missing around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. He was found 3 miles away on Magnolia Bridge Rd. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, this... more »
  • EBRSO: Missing hospital patient located

    January 5, 2011 4:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A missing hospital patient that walked away from a Baton Rouge medical center has been located, according to authorities. Casey Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department said 30-year-old Crandell Turner was located by deputies around 4:15 p.m. She said Turner was spotted walking by... more »
  • Nine meth labs found at Denham Springs residence

    January 5, 2011 3:35 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Three people were arrested and a baby taken into custody today, after narcotics agents found nine meth labs in a Denham Springs residence. Officers arrested 35-year-old Tanya Hayes, 28-year-old Joseph Tanner and 25-year-old James Hussey after a search of their residence just after midnight. Officers seized the... more »
  • EBRSO searching for missing hospital patient

    January 5, 2011 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities are looking for a patient that walked away from the Greenwell Springs Hospital last night. Casey Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office said 30-year-old Crandell Turner left the hospital last night around 10:48 p.m. Deputies checked the area but were not able to... more »
  • Police searching for armed hotel robber

    December 29, 2010 3:08 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Authorities are asking for help identifying and locating the man that robbed a hotel in Denham Springs earlier this week. Monday night, city police were called to the Candlewood Suites Hotel on Rushing Rd. and told that around 9:30 p.m. an armed man had come into the... more »
  • DSPD: Men passing counterfeit bills identified

    December 23, 2010 10:38 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Two men seen in surveillance photos passing counterfeit money have been identified, according to authorities. Police said after the men’s pictures were shown on local media, they received enough tips to identify them. The men passed counterfeit $100 bills at a Denham Springs Walmart Monday, and were... more »
  • Denham Springs Police investigating counterfeit money

    December 22, 2010 11:01 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Authorities are investigating counterfeit money that was used recently at a Walmart in Denham Springs. DSPD officers said a pair of men used counterfeit $100 bills recently to purchase items at the Walmart, then left in a white pickup. Surveillance cameras showed the truck is a 90’s... more »
  • Family raising funds for paralyzed shooting victim

    December 9, 2010 11:11 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Family members of Derrick Ardoin, who was shot and paralyzed in a roadside confrontation Dec. 3, are now trying to raise money to help make his home handicap-accessible. Ardoin’s friends and family are holding a jambalaya benefit Saturday in Denham Springs, and have also set up a... more »
  • Medal of Valor given to eight LSP troopers

    December 1, 2010 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Eight State Police troopers were awarded the highest honor the agency gives for their efforts at a massive explosion and fire earlier this year. The troopers were given the Medal of Valor after Col. Mike Edmonson said they risked their lives directing firefighters when Coco Resources... more »
  • 20-year-old killed in Lafourche Parish wreck

    November 28, 2010 9:51 AM

    LAFOURCHE – Authorities say a 20-year-old Abita Springs man died when his SUV ran off the road in Lafourche Parish this weekend. Blake Kenworthey was pronounced dead at the scene. Louisiana State Police said he was driving on US 90 west of the Des Allemands overpass when he ran off... more »
  • Victim's mother calls Duheart conviction "bittersweet"

    November 5, 2010 2:44 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Three years after the murder of her son, Trudy Fourmy said the conviction of Denako Duheart in a different case is bittersweet for her. Fourmy's son, Jason, was found dead on Halloween 2007. Duheart, his brother and another man were charged in the murder but the case was... more »
  • SPCA: Dog shouldn't go back to owner yet

    November 3, 2010 3:09 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Authorities say a dog that attacked a man’s genitals can go home to its owner, but the president of the local SPCA doesn’t agree. Terri Dunlap told News 2 today that when the dog first came into their possession after attacking a man in Denham Springs, it was... more »
  • Dog in Denham Springs attack will not be put down

    November 2, 2010 2:03 PM

    LIVINGSTON – A dog that attacked a man in Denham Springs and bit his genitals will not be put down, after its owner and prosecutors reached an agreement today. Perry Rushing with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said the dog, named “Big Boy”, will instead be declared as dangerous and... more »
  • Denham Springs chemical fire update

    April 12, 2010 9:56 AM

    Clean up is ahead of schedule from the Chemical Fire at Coco Resources in Denham Springs, that's according to the Livingston Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness. Some ditches in the area of the business on Eden Church Road still have to be clean. Eden Church Road is still... more »
  • Denham Springs Chemical Fire Update

    April 3, 2010 2:52 PM

    The cleanup continues at the site of a chemical fire earlier this week in Denham Springs. A small fire re-ignited early this morning at Coco Resources on Eden Church Road, but was quickly put out. The U.S. Enviromental services will now focus their cleanup efforts on the ditches... more »
  • Denham Springs chemical fire update

    April 2, 2010 2:20 PM

    The Environmental Protection Agency has contracted with United States Environmental Services for the cleanup at Coco Resources on Eden Church Road in Denham Springs. A burm is being built around the site to prevent any runoff or contaminates from spreading. Additional vacuum trucks have been brought in to... more »
  • Denham Springs chemical fire update

    April 2, 2010 10:40 AM

    Cleanup crews are still removing contaminants from the site of Tuesday's chemical fire at Coco Resources on Eden Church Road in Denham Springs. DEQ officials are still monitoring the air quality. 11 families remain displaced from the fire, and will be kept out until Monday, so crews can... more »
  • Denham Springs chemical fire update

    March 31, 2010 1:55 PM

    Update: State Police are still keeping residents who live near the scene of the chemical fire on Eden Church Road in Denham Springs from their homes. Officials say they are still hot spots and no one will be allowed to return home until those smoldering areas are contained. ... more »
  • Denham Springs man charged in burglaries

    February 15, 2010 2:32 PM

    A man is now under arrest for nearly two dozen burglaries in Livingston Parish. Deputies say early Sunday morning a homeowner on Eagle Crest Drive north of Denham Springs, woke up after he heard a car alarm, and a saw a man breaking into cars in his driveway. ... more »
  • Denham Springs High Disinfected

    September 7, 2009 5:57 PM

    Denham Springs High maintenance workers spent part of the day scrubbing down classrooms and other common areas, after 19 year old senior Taylor Brian died two days ago from complications assoicated with the swine flu. She hadn't been on the campus for nearly two weeks. The virus can only... more »

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