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  • Former teacher of the year pleads 'not guilty' to 30 charges of sex with students

    July 29, 2015 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Former teacher of the year, Keavin Keith, pleaded not guilty to all charges against him on Wednesday. He’s facing 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Keith was a teacher at the Math Science and Arts Academy West in Iberville Parish. Investigators began looking into Keith... more »
  • Tangipahoa schools to allow all students to wear shorts

    July 28, 2015 7:57 AM

    AMITE- Tangipahoa Parish school administrators have amended the district's uniform policies to allow students to wear shorts. The move comes after a recent outcry from parents about sending their children to school amid the intense summer heat. Effective immediately, Superintendent Mark Kolwe said in a news release late Monday all... more »
  • WBR schools revamp tech classes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 23, 2015 7:39 PM

    PORT ALLEN - New programs at high schools in West Baton Rouge Parish District will help students get skilled jobs. The district is revamping its technical classes to meet skills desired by area businesses and industries. The new classes will focus on math and science, benefiting students going to college... more »
  • Combined college and high school program continues to grow

    July 20, 2015 7:40 AM

    GONZALES- A River Parishes Community College program that lets students simultaneously earn a high school diploma and an associate's degree will have its largest freshman class yet when school begins Aug. 10. More than 100 ninth-graders have enrolled in what's called the Early College Option program, a partnership of the... more »
  • Tangipahoa teachers to get extra funds

    July 13, 2015 9:12 AM

    AMITE- The Tangipahoa Parish School System will use extra state revenue it received for this school year to cover mandatory supplemental pay for certified teachers. The state legislature gave funding to public school districts outside the Minimum Foundation Program, a formula used to fund school systems, which they can put... more »
  • ACT Prep Academy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 13, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge and the LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives are teaming up to offer an ACT preparation academy and college readiness information session for high school students in the area. The ACT Preparation Academy will have representatives from colleges and universities who... more »
  • Scotlandville art camps Play Video

    July 9, 2015 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Scotlandville Alumni Association is giving kids in the area a chance to express their creative side this summer. The science of the arts camp is just one of the things the group is doing to help the community. The camp is the first step toward building... more »
  • Lafayette looking for teachers in key areas

    July 9, 2015 8:34 AM

    LAFAYETTE- The Lafayette Parish School System is struggling to find teachers for certain subjects, leading to a critical shortage declaration. However, Superintendent Donald Aguillard says the critical designation is routine and is often done by school districts. The move allows the school system to further advertise the positions and hire... more »
  • Public school districts getting more control over books

    July 2, 2015 9:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Gov. Bobby Jindal has agreed to give local public school districts more freedom to choose their textbooks. The governor's office announced Wednesday that Jindal had signed a measure by Rep. Gene Reynolds, a Minden Democrat, that will let local districts decide which books and materials should be used... more »
  • LSU professor fired for profanity, plans court fight

    June 29, 2015 9:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An LSU associate professor has been fired for using curse words and telling sexually-themed jokes to undergraduate students. However, Teresa Buchanan, says she is the victim of a "witch hunt." She plans to fight her dismissal in court. The dismissal of Buchanan, who specializes in early childhood education... more »
  • Redemptorist High School send-off

    June 29, 2015 8:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Today, alumni and former faculty will say their final goodbyes to Redemptorist High School. After 68 years the school is closing due to money issues and dwindling enrollment. The school was founded in 1949 and enrolled about 1,100 students in 1980. However, in 2015 Redemptorist was... more »
  • California high school student missing after SAT exam

    June 7, 2015 6:40 PM

    ARCADIA, Calif. - Police are looking for a 16-year-old California high school student who went missing after she was dropped off to take her SAT exam. Arcadia police say Mira Hu's parents couldn't find her when they went to pick her up at Arcadia High School, where she was dropped... more »
  • Teacher accused of passing pot brownies to students

    May 22, 2015 5:28 AM

    COVINGTON - A former Archbishop Hannan High School teacher turned herself in after being accused of passing out brownies laced with marijuana to two girls. Multiple news outlets report 29-year-old Camille Brennan turned herself in Thursday, one day after the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office obtained a warrant for her... more »
  • Southern grad prepares for Harvard law check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 8, 2015 7:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Almost 700 Southern University students got their diplomas Friday morning with their eyes toward the future, and one student among their ranks is preparing to head to his dream school. Daniel Joiner, 21, graduated with close to a 4.0 grade point average, making him the top... more »
  • Board approves Baton Rouge school superintendent contract

    May 8, 2015 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has voted unanimously to a three-year contract that will allow former Zachary Superintendent Warren Drake to take over as superintendent no later than July 1. Drake would make $235,000 a year in base salary, which is slightly less than what Superintendent... more »
  • National Charter Schools Week check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 6, 2015 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE- May 3rd through May 9th is National Charter Schools Week, giving charter schools throughout the country the chance to become more prominent and highlight their success. In Louisiana there are over 134 schools serving over 70,000 students. This morning, State Representative, Steve Carter, and Sarah Broome stopped... more »
  • Teacher accused of sex with student posts bond Play Video

    April 21, 2015 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former Christian Life Academy teacher accused of having sex with one of her students posted a $25,000 bond and was released from jail Wednesday. Sheriff's deputies arrested 27-year-old Amber Anderson Tuesday on charges of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Detectives said the student's... more »
  • Plea allows teacher to avoid prison, sex-offender registry

    April 9, 2015 12:58 PM

    HAHNVILLE, La. - One of two former Destrehan High School teachers accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student, has agreed to a plea deal in St. Charles Parish that will allow her to avoid prison time or having to register as a sex offender. The deal was announced in... more »
  • Group: Lesbian honors student may wear tux to prom

    April 7, 2015 2:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A national advocacy group says a lesbian honors student in north Louisiana has been told she may wear a tuxedo to her prom, after all. Seventeen-year-old Claudetteia Love said last week that she would not go to the prom because the principal said she had to wear a... more »
  • Gay student refuses to go to prom due to school rule

    April 4, 2015 5:28 PM

    MONROE - A gay student in Louisiana says she is going to skip her prom because the school principal won't let her wear a tuxedo. Claudettia Love is a senior and one of the top students at Carroll High in Monroe. She says she was planning on going to the... more »
  • Kenya University survivor found hiding in closet

    April 4, 2015 1:16 PM

    GARISSA, Kenya - A student who survived Thursday's attack on a college in Kenya says she was so terrified she hid in a closet for two days. Kenyan security forces found the 19-year-old woman this morning and had to call in one of her teachers to persuade her that they... more »
  • Duke: Student has admitted to hanging noose in tree

    April 2, 2015 4:08 PM

    DURHAM, NC - Duke University officials say a student has admitted to hanging a noose in a tree and is no longer on campus. At a news conference Thursday afternoon, school spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said the school would not release the name of the student who admitted to hanging the... more »
  • Student talks about coming to the rescue after bully attacks bus driver check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2015 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 14-year-old does not believe he is a hero, even though he was honored like one after stopping a school bus when the bus driver was knocked unconscious by an unruly student. Tayveon Slaughter saw what happened, watched the kid jump off the bus and then... more »
  • BRPD: Teen arrested for knocking out bus driver

    February 27, 2015 11:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 15-year-old student accused of punching a school bus driver multiple times in the head while she was driving the bus to school Thursday afternoon. Investigators said the incident happened at around 3 p.m. as the 26-year-old woman drove the bus in the 5100... more »
  • 11 kids hurt in school bus wreck

    February 25, 2015 3:46 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Louisiana State Police said a dozen people including school children were hurt after their school bus slid on a road covered in mud and rolled over. Troopers said 11 students and the bus driver had minor to moderate injuries in the wreck Wednesday morning on LA 121... more »
  • NASCAR effort focuses on math, science for kids

    February 20, 2015 2:32 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Students who like NASCAR take note: You need a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps at speeds that can top 200 mph. In a nod to the often overlooked science behind races like Sunday's Daytona 500, NASCAR is announcing... more »
  • Parents outraged after daughter's hair was set on fire at school check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 6, 2015 10:16 PM

    ZACHARY - Friday, an 8th grader at Northeast High left school early after her hair was singed when another student flicked a lighter behind her head. The girl, who WBRZ has decided not to identify, had her hair set on fire. Her parents, who spoke to WBRZ on... more »
  • Teacher accused of hitting student surrenders

    February 2, 2015 1:30 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies said a teacher accused of slapping and kicking a student in West Feliciana Parish surrendered Monday to an arrest warrant. Deputies said 31-year-old Chanel Lemelle arrived at the jail with her attorney Monday morning and was booked on the charge. She immediately posted a... more »
  • Teacher accused of hitting student, stealing food

    January 29, 2015 4:48 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies issued an arrest warrant Thursday for a West Feliciana Parish teacher accused of kicking and slapping a student at the elementary school where she works. Deputies said 31-year-old Chanel Lamelle faces a charge of cruelty to juveniles for the Jan. 23 incident at Bains... more »
  • Okla. teacher accused of sex with student in teacher's lounge

    January 23, 2015 11:49 AM

    WAYNOKA, Okla. - An Oklahoma teacher has been suspended with pay after admitting to having sex with a male student, including inside the school teacher's lounge. An anonymous tip led investigators to question and arrest 32-year-old Daresa Poe Tuesday on charges of sexual battery and second-degree rape. Investigators... more »
  • ESPN sues Notre Dame over police records involving athletes

    January 21, 2015 5:35 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - ESPN has filed a lawsuit alleging the University of Notre Dame has violated Indiana's public records laws by withholding police records it requested about possible campus crimes involving student athletes. The lawsuit filed last week in St. Joseph County Superior Court says Public Access Counselor Luke... more »
  • Obama to call for laws on data hacking, student privacy

    January 12, 2015 2:03 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus. A White House official said Obama would announce the proposed... more »
  • Georgia Tech student indicted in UGA hack

    December 30, 2014 4:32 PM

    ATHENS, GA - A Georgia Tech student accused of hacking the University of Georgia's online calendar and posting a message stoking the schools' football rivalry has been indicted. The Athens Banner-Herald reported Tuesday that 21-year-old Ryan Gregory Pickren is charged with computer trespassing for allegedly posting a calendar entry days... more »
  • Bond set for driver accused in deadly DWI crash

    December 10, 2014 3:03 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A 19-year-old accused of being on drugs, driving and causing a wreck that killed a teenager and severely injured her two sisters remains in jail in Ascension Parish but now has a bond. Dwight Perrilloux 's bond was set at $151,144 Wednesday. Perrilloux faces DWI, vehicular homicide, vehicular... more »
  • School janitor accused of raping 14-year-old student

    December 10, 2014 2:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A janitor is accused of forcing a 14-year-old North Banks Middle School female student inside a classroom and raping her last year. Adrian Wright Jr., 31, is charged with forcible rape for the alleged November 23, 2013 incident. The girl told deputies she was leaving school... more »
  • LSP suspects driver who caused deadly wreck was on drugs check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 9, 2014 9:06 AM

    GONZALES - State Police said a Reserve teen was driving under the influence of narcotics when he hit a car full of Dutchtown High School students Tuesday morning, killing one of them. Trooper Jared Sandifer said 19-year-old Dwight Perriloux was charged with DWI, vehicular homicide, vehicular injuring and reckless... more »
  • Dufresne pleads not guilty in group sex case

    November 25, 2014 1:39 PM

    HAHNVILLE - A 32-year-old Destrehan High School teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student has been charged in St. Charles Parish with carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Shelley Dufresne's attorney, Deanne Williams, entered a not guilty plea to the felony charge at her arraignment Tuesday. Dufresne remains free... more »
  • New mentoring program helps students STEMUp check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 19, 2014 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of students have the chance to be part of a program that helps them with science, technology, engineering and math. Janet Pace with the Foundation for EBRSS and Nancy Stich from Capital one stopped by 2une In to tell you how you can help them STEMUp.... more »
  • 2 dead: Oregon student stabbed; suspect shot

    November 16, 2014 2:47 PM

    MCMINNVILLE, Ore. - Authorities say a 20-year-old Linfield College student from Washington state was fatally stabbed Saturday in a convenience store near campus, and police shot and killed the suspect when he returned to the scene. Linfield College president Thomas Hellie identified the victim as Parker Moore, a Woodinville, Washington,... more »
  • Ex-NFL player fired by college for hitting student

    November 12, 2014 3:14 PM

    BOWIE, MD - Former NFL player Charles Grant has been fired from his position as a volunteer football coach at Bowie State University after a video surfaced showing him throwing a student to the floor. The video, released by TMZ Sports, shows Grant shouting at the student before body-slamming him... more »
  • Arraignment of Destrehan teacher delayed

    October 23, 2014 1:16 PM

    HAHNVILLE - Arraignment of a former Destrehan High School teacher at the center of sex allegations involving a 16-year-old student has been pushed back to next month. Shelley Dufresne, 32, was set to be arraigned Thursday, but will be delayed after Retired Judge Anne Lennan Simon granted the continuance on... more »
  • Bond set for coach accused of sexual assaulting student

    October 11, 2014 6:09 PM

    NEW ROADS - Bond was set at $75,000 for the volleyball coach and biology teacher at Pointe Coupee Parish high school accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Nick Domingue, 27, was booked into the Pointe Coupee Parish prison and has not bonded out yet. His lawyer... more »
  • Student receives skull fracture during bus fight check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 9, 2014 5:34 PM

    BRUSLY - Two investigations are underway in West Baton Rouge Parish after a fight on a school bus Wednesday. The parents of a 12-year-old at Brusly Middle School said he received a skull fracture, bruised brain and concussion from the blow to the head. A witness on the bus... more »
  • 2 teachers post bond, accused of having sex with student

    October 2, 2014 2:43 PM

    GRETNA - Two Destrehan High School teachers accused of having group sex with a student have posted $7,000 cash bonds and been released from custody. Kenner police Sgt. Brian McGregor says 32-year-old Shelly Dufresne and 24-year-old Rachel Respess left the Jefferson Parish jail early Thursday. They are accused of having... more »
  • High school student dies after attack at school check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 27, 2014 8:40 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - A student at Natchitoches Central High School has died after he was beaten during a fight. The victim was identified as 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith. Smith was attacked in what police are calling a random act of violence. He was air lifted to the hospital following the... more »
  • Teacher accused of intentional exposure to AIDS

    May 29, 2014 11:38 AM

    GRAY - Sheriff's deputies upgraded charges against a Terrebonne Parish teacher Thursday to include intentional exposure to AIDS. Deputies arrested Derrick Nesby, 37, of New Orleans Wednesday evening on suspicion of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. On Thursday, detectives upgraded his charges to include intentional exposure to AIDS.... more »
  • Student goes missing after getting off at wrong stop check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 20, 2014 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A family is demanding answers after their child was allowed to get off the bus at a stop nearly four miles away from home. The East Baton Rouge Parish School System has launched an investigation and is not ruling out disciplinary action for the driver. The fifth... more »
  • Parents frustrated over unavailable LEAP scores

    May 16, 2014 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Parents and educators appeared frustrated Friday after learning the state was not going to release results of the standardized tests, known as LEAP. The Department of Education projected to have results ready by Friday, May 16. The information is important since it decides if some kids can... more »
  • BRPD: 12-year-old in custody after shooting at bus check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 2, 2014 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 12-year-old student, accused of firing multiple shots at a school bus Friday afternoon was apprehended and put in juvenile detention. The shooting happened in the 1000 block of Jonah Street. Police said the 12-year-old had a fight with another student, went into a home and... more »
  • Substitute teacher arrested, charged with having sex with student

    May 1, 2014 3:47 AM

    BENTON, La. - The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a substitute teacher accused of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old student at Parkway High School in Haughton. The sheriff's office says 29-year-old Chelsea A. Alexander, was booked Monday with prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and student. If convicted... more »
  • Accused steroid-pushing coach bonds out of two jails

    April 3, 2014 9:55 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A coach, accused of pushing steroids on at least one high school athlete, bonded out of two jails by Thursday night. Curtis Tsuruda was arrested Tuesday after parents of a Donaldsonville High School athlete reported their son was given steroids. When he talked with deputies, Tsuruda confessed to... more »
  • Deputies: coach wanted to win, pushed steroid use Play Video

    April 1, 2014 10:33 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Investigators believe a coach's hunger to win drove him to give his high school student athlete steroids. Tuesday, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said what happened at Donaldsonville High is no joke. Aphysical education teacher was arrested for distributing steroids to a student. ... more »
  • Transgender student says he lied

    March 4, 2014 7:31 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- A transgender teen who claimed to police on Monday he was savagely beaten and sexually assaulted at school recanted on Tuesday. It came after further questions from detectives in Hercules, a suburb of San Francisco. The 15-year-old first claimed three boys attacked him in a bathroom... more »
  • Shreveport student brings loaded gun clip to school

    January 8, 2014 2:50 PM

    SHREVEPORT- A student at Youree Drive Middle School in Shreveport has been arrested after allegedly bringing a 9mm clip loaded with bullets to campus. The school was locked down for nearly two hours Wednesday as police searched for weapons after authorities discovered the gun magazine. Caddo Parish Schools System officials... more »
  • Self-reliance through special education check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 12, 2013 4:56 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Special education students in the Livingston Parish Public Education Community Program learn to live on their own and hold a job before graduating. The program allows students to get real life experience in one of 23 participating businesses, some of which even hire their students full... more »
  • Student arrested with pellet gun

    November 6, 2013 2:05 PM

    HOUMA - Sheriff's deputies arrested a 16-year-old student after they said he brought a pellet gun to Houma Junior High in Terrebonne Parish. Detectives said they found the pellet pistol inside the waistband of the student's pants. He was taken to the Terrebonne Parish Juvenile Justice Center and... more »
  • Official: Student brought firearm on campus

    October 31, 2013 9:43 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - School leaders in West Feliciana Parish say a student in their district will face disciplinary action for allegedly bringing a weapon on school grounds. According to Superintendent Hollis Milton, someone alerted staff members Wednesday that a student had an unloaded firearm while participating in an extracurricular... more »
  • Vote on residency delayed

    October 28, 2013 11:03 PM

    CENTRAL- Enacting tougher requirements for attendance in Central City Schools was delayed Monday night. The school board was scheduled to vote on changes that would have required parents show voter registration cards, utility bills, or proof of insurance of a primary residence inside city limits to get their kids... more »
  • Student loan borrowers complain of repayment snags

    October 16, 2013 3:12 PM

    WASHINGTON- The federal official who looks into problems with student loans says his office received more than 3,800 complaints in the last year from those borrowing for college using private student loans. Problems with private student loans often relate to payment processing and requests for loan modifications. Many of the... more »
  • LSU student entrance changed after last weekend's chaos

    September 13, 2013 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Students who have student tickets to LSU's home game Saturday will notice something different: the student gate has been changed, and is more similar to previous seasons. The change comes a week after students complained about entering Tiger Stadium. Many said the process was chaotic and took... more »
  • A.D. apologizes to LSU students over new stadium gate

    September 10, 2013 1:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's athletic director sent an email today apologizing to students for difficulties at Tiger Stadium's redesigned student gate during this past weekend's home opener against UAB. Vice-Chancellor Joe Alleva said their plan to get students into the stadium easier and more efficiently did not work as... more »
  • Missing LSU student mourned after deadly wreck

    September 2, 2013 10:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Family and friends gathered today to lay Chris Broussard to rest after the LSU student was reported missing last week, then found in his overturned pickup south of Baton Rouge. Funeral services start at 11:30 a.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Baton Rouge with burial... more »
  • Body removed from missing college student's wrecked truck check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 28, 2013 11:08 PM

    ST GABRIEL- A toxicology test will be performed on the body removed from a wrecked pick-up belonging to missing LSU student Chris Broussard. The truck was found on Highway 30 Wednesday night, just inside the Iberville Parish line south of East Baton Rouge. Broussard was reported missing Tuesday... more »
  • BRPD: Truck belonging to missing student located

    August 28, 2013 7:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police confirmed to News 2 a department helicopter spotted the truck belonging to a missing LSU student earlier today. They said the helicopter noticed the truck, which was overturned on LA 30 south of Baton Rouge near the Iberville Parish line, and landed to investigate. ... more »
  • Fraternity releases statement about missing student check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 28, 2013 2:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The national Theta Chi fraternity released a statement today about a missing member from LSU, Christopher Broussard. Family members reported Broussard missing Tuesday after he did not return from a party near LSU late Monday night. They last heard from him around 1 a.m. Tuesday, when... more »
  • Missing persons case filed for LSU fraternity member Play Video

    August 27, 2013 11:28 PM

    UPDATE - This story has several significant updates linked under "Related Articles." BATON ROUGE- Police said a missing persons case is open for a member of an LSU fraternity who never returned home from a party the first week of school. Chris Broussard was reported missing Tuesday. He... more »
  • Constable cleared in Southern student takedown check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 23, 2013 7:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators today cleared a Baton Rouge city constable of any wrongdoing after an altercation with a student at Southern University which was caught on tape. City Constable Reggie Brown said investigators felt Deputy Constable Anthony Collins didn't use excessive force when dealing with the student, Taikian... more »
  • Report details fight between constable, student

    August 22, 2013 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A city constable encountered a student registering at Southern University several times before they got into an altercation which was caught on tape, according to an arrest report. The video showed the constable physically "body-slamming" the student, according to witnesses, and was viewed thousands of times... more »
  • SUPD, Student Affairs to hold Jags "Safe Night Out"

    August 21, 2013 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Police Department, along with the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Residential Life is holding its 2nd annual "Keeping Jags Safe Night Out" this evening. Representatives from local law enforcement agencies will be on hand to talk with students about safety... more »
  • Elementary kids at high school day after Ga. gunfire

    August 21, 2013 12:12 PM

    DECATUR, Ga. - Students at an Atlanta-area elementary school are attending classes today at a nearby high school. They were evacuated yesterday from their elementary school because of gunfire at the school. Police say a man armed with an assault rifle and other weapons was able to slip into the... more »
  • Constable accused of body-slamming Southern student check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 19, 2013 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some students at Southern University are upset after seeing a man "body-slammed" by a deputy constable Friday night in the school's gym. Amateur video sent in to News 2 shows what took place that night. Witnesses said a Southern student was standing in line for financial... more »
  • Student left in DEA cell to get $4 million from US

    July 30, 2013 12:13 PM

    SAN DIEGO - The Justice Department has agreed to pay $4.1 million to a California college student left in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell last year, according to two people familiar with the case. Daniel Chong was detained in an April 2012 drug raid in San Diego and left... more »
  • La. Tech, UL System settle with blind student

    July 23, 2013 6:16 PM

    RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University and the University of Louisiana System have agreed to pay a blind student $23,500 and to make all course materials accessible to disabled students. A U.S. Justice Department statement says the settlement resolves complaints about two classes. The student said he had to withdraw from... more »
  • Computer glitch caused students to miss LSU football ticket window

    July 18, 2013 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A computer glitch caused quite a stir among upperclassmen at LSU over university football tickets. An email alerting them that student tickets were available indirectly was marked as spam, so it was filed in another folder in most people's inbox. Not realizing the email cam and they... more »

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