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  • Ohio mom made up story about 4-year-old in stolen car

    January 30, 2017 5:03 PM

    COLUMBUS - Police say an Ohio woman who said her 4-year-old daughter was sleeping in her car when it was stolen made up the story so officers would quickly find the vehicle. Columbus police say the car was located Monday morning and the child was found unharmed. But police had... more »
  • Georgia couple gets 20 years in prison for locking son in basement

    January 30, 2017 1:28 PM

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - A former Georgia Tech linebacker and his wife face 20 years in prison for locking their son in a basement for 18 months and for neglecting another son's cancerous skin tumor. Local news media reports say Recardo and Therian Wimbush also sentenced Monday to 10 years of... more »
  • Man arrested for setting van on fire after threatening to blow it up

    January 30, 2017 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested for setting a van on fire after threatening to blow it up during an argument with a woman. Orlan Alley, 60, was arrested for one charge of communication of planned arson. The incident happened on Jan. 29 in the 10000 block... more »
  • Man arrested for threatening to blow up building in Houma

    January 11, 2017 6:38 PM

    HOUMA – A man wanted for making threats to blow up a building in Houma was arrested, according to Louisiana State Police. Daniel Neville, 54, was arrested on charges of disturbing the peace, communicating false information of planned arson along with entry and remaining where forbidden. On Nov. 3,... more »
  • Curbside Christmas tree collection for EBR begins Jan. 9

    January 9, 2017 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The City-Parish will begin collecting Christmas trees for its recycle program on Jan. 9. Trees will be collected for East Baton Rouge residents, except for Baker and Zachary. Trees should be placed curbside between Jan. 9 and Jan. 21. According to parish officials, there will... more »
  • City officials working to remove trash pile from front of Central subdivision

    December 27, 2016 5:41 PM

    CENTRAL – The city is working to get a trash pile in front of a Central subdivision cleaned up. The effort is in response to a report News 2 aired on Monday that showed trash being dumped in a huge pile on the corner of Frenchtown Road near the... more »
  • Final flood debris pick up in Central on Jan. 4

    December 27, 2016 4:04 PM

    CENTRAL – The City of Central has arranged for a final flood debris pick up on Jan. 4. According to city officials, the final pass is due to the number of requests that have been received. Officials say that each street will be picked up throughout the city. ... more »
  • Gas prices up 4 cents to $2.29 a gallon

    October 9, 2016 2:22 PM

    CAMARILLO, Calif. - The average price of gasoline in the U.S. has risen four cents over the past two weeks to $2.29 a gallon for regular grade. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that retailers and refiners have upped their prices in response to a rise in the cost of... more »
  • Gas prices up 4 cents to $2.25 a gallon

    September 25, 2016 3:31 PM

    CAMARILLO, Calif. - The average price of gasoline in the U.S. has risen four cents over the past two weeks to $2.25 a gallon for regular grade. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that retailers and refiners have upped their prices in response to a rise in the cost of... more »
  • La. edges up, but still near bottom in education rankings

    January 8, 2015 2:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Louisiana is still ranked near the bottom in the annual "Quality Counts" survey released by the publication Education Week. But the state did edge up from 49th last year to 44th in the latest rankings, which were released Thursday. The Quality Counts survey this year gives the state... more »
  • La. casino winnings edge up from June 2013

    July 24, 2014 2:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's 21 casinos took in $203.5 million statewide in June, edging up one-half of a percentage point from a year earlier. State gambling revenues totaled $202.4 million in June 2013. Revenues rose at six of the 14 riverboat casinos, most notably at Margaritaville. Its $9.8 million take... more »
  • Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care

    March 27, 2014 3:02 PM

    WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama says more than 6 million Americans have signed up for coverage through the new health insurance markets created by his overhaul. That's a milestone, fulfilling a goal set by Congressional Budget Office and embraced by the White House. The president made the announcement during an international... more »
  • Whooping cough up in La.

    October 29, 2013 2:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Whooping cough has set a post-1960s record in Louisiana and things are worse in Texas, where nearly 2,900 cases have been reported, and Arkansas, where numbers are double those of a year ago. Five babies less than two months old have died of whooping cough this... more »
  • La. residents slowly signing up for health insurance

    October 9, 2013 2:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Insurance companies say they're seeing a slow increase of people in Louisiana signing up for health insurance plans through the federally-run marketplace. But people are still having trouble accessing the website, and the numbers of insurance enrollees in the state remain low. Vantage Health Plan is one... more »
  • 14 candidates in 5th District congressional race

    August 21, 2013 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than a dozen candidates have signed up for the October election to fill the 5th District congressional seat representing northeast and central Louisiana, including a former congressman. Clyde Holloway, who served three terms in the U.S. House two decades ago, registered for the election on Wednesday.... more »
  • US stocks rise, extending last week's gains

    July 8, 2013 8:54 AM

    NEW YORK- The stock market is up in early trading as it builds on gains from last week's encouraging jobs report. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 76 points at 15,212 shortly after the market opened. The Standard & Poor's 500 climbed seven points to 1,639. The Nasdaq was... more »
  • City will demolish house where child porn was found

    May 2, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The home of a man in jail on child porn charges will be torn down once utilities are disconnected the city said Thursday. A sign alerting of the demolition has already been posted on the home on Stoney Creek Avenue. David Burke lived there until he... more »
  • City to deal with porn house called eyesore

    March 5, 2013 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The city will deal with a house where hundreds of images of child pornography were found last year. Neighbors have complained about the house on Stoney Creek Ave. A judge ruled the city can make repairs, and if it is deemed dangerous, it can be torn... more »
  • US 4Q bank earnings up 37 pct.; highest in 6 years

    February 26, 2013 9:07 AM

    WASHINGTON- Profits of U.S. banks jumped almost 37 percent from October through December, reaching the highest level in six years as banks continued to step up lending. The figures are fresh evidence of the banking industry's sustained recovery more than four years after the financial crisis. The Federal Deposit Insurance... more »
  • US home sales rose to 5-year high in 2012

    January 22, 2013 9:04 AM

    WASHINGTON- U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in 2012 to their highest level in five years, spurred higher by record-low mortgage rates and steady hiring. The National Association of Realtors says sales reached 4.65 million last year. That's up 9.2 percent from 2011 and most since 2007. Sales are... more »
  • 5 sign up for state races

    January 10, 2013 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Candidates have started signing up for two vacant state House seats. A race for the Baton Rouge area House District 65 seat Wednesday attracted two Republicans - businessman Barry Ivey, of Baton Rouge, and Metro Council member Scott Wilson, of Central. They're seeking to fill the seat formerly... more »
  • APSO: Man tied up, robbed at his home

    January 8, 2013 4:12 PM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help today finding the people responsible for a home invasion in Belle Rose earlier this week. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said two masked men robbed a 22-year-old Belle Rose resident in his home the night of Jan. 6. ... more »

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