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  • French ID all 129 victims of the Paris attacks

    November 18, 2015 6:49 AM

    PARIS - The French government says all 129 people killed in attacks Friday on a Paris stadium, a concert hall and cafes have been identified. A statement released after Wednesday's Cabinet meeting says about 100 families have come to see the bodies. At least 350 people were also wounded in... more »
  • Baton Rouge residents remember victims in Paris attacks

    November 15, 2015 8:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of people decided to spend their Sunday afternoon downtown honoring deceased victims of the Paris, France attacks. More than one hundred people were killed Friday evening at various places throughout the city, during a terrorist attack. People in Baton Rouge did their part to remember the... more »
  • Authorities search field connected to Duplantier murders Play Video

    October 22, 2015 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement agencies confirmed that information of a possible buried body at a Duplantier property sparked an hour-long search in Baton Rouge Thursday. Just before 6 p.m., Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said confirmed that someone told authorities that 42-year-old Ernesto Llerena Alonso had killed another person and... more »
  • Subway pitchman's victims get $1 million

    October 22, 2015 5:12 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Ten victims of former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle have received a total of $1 million in restitution since he agreed in August to plead guilty to child pornography and sex-crime charges. Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven DeBrota tells The Associated Press the $100,000 checks were hand-delivered to the 10... more »
  • Suspect identified, wanted in Saturday night shooting

    October 10, 2015 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for 26-year-old Jaime Rivera in a fatal shooting investigation The shooting happened in the 1200 block of Cristy Drive shortly before 8:00 pm. Eduardo Olivas, 33, died on scene from sustained gunshot wounds. The second victim, 36, was transported to a local... more »
  • Program scheduled to aid domestic violence victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 5, 2015 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A program scheduled to help domestic abuse victims which will begin in January, focuses on getting victims of violence in the home out of dangerous situations in an attempt to end domestic-related disturbances in the future. The East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office received a... more »
  • Wakes Sunday for theater shooting victims

    July 26, 2015 2:48 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Services for the two people killed Thursday in the Grand Theatre Lafayette shooting were scheduled for Sunday. The viewing for Jillian Johnson started Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers in Lafayette and will continue until 6 p.m. Visitation will continue Monday at... more »
  • ACLU says Jindal executive order misguided

    July 26, 2015 11:45 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Civil liberty advocates warn that Governor Bobby Jindal's executive order to ban protesting at the funerals for two Lafayette movie theater shooting victims may violate the First Amendment. The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana said Sunday Jindal's intentions were honorable, but his order was "misguided." ... more »
  • Movie theater victims remembered for zeal to change the world check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 24, 2015 6:39 PM

    LAFAYETTE- The pain in the air in the City of Lafayette was palpable Friday. Across the city, state and nation people mourned for the victims in Thursday's movie massacre. The shooting claimed the lives of 21-year old Mayci Breaux and 33-year old Jillian Johnson. Tears of sadness moistened... more »
  • Artist, student killed in Lafayette theater shooting

    July 24, 2015 10:30 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana State Police released the names of two women killed in a shooting at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette overnight. LSP said 21-year-old Mayci Breaux of Franklin died at the scene, while 33-year-old Jillian Johnson of Lafayette died from her injuries at a local hospital. According... more »
  • FBI looking for possible La. victims of sextortionist check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 7, 2015 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - FBI officials in Louisiana will soon release information related to a nationwide "sextortion" case where there are known victims in Louisiana. There are at least three victims in the state, and there could be others in a sexual exploitation case centered around a Florida man named... more »
  • Jindal agrees to new housing protections for abuse victims

    July 1, 2015 7:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims of domestic violence are receiving new housing protections in state law. Gov. Bobby Jindal's office announced Wednesday that the governor has signed the bill by Baton Rouge Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, a Democrat, that sets up the new guidelines. In addition to allowing victims to break... more »
  • Lawmakers focus on protecting sexual assault victims

    June 13, 2015 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Victims' advocates say the way rape victims are treated in Louisiana is among the worst in the country. But that's soon to change. Lawmakers have approved a package of bills to address the way hospitals, authorities and public colleges investigate sexual assault and treat the victims.... more »
  • Flags ordered at half-staff for helicopter victims

    March 13, 2015 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The governors of Florida and Louisiana ordered Friday for flags at state buildings to be flown at half-staff for victims of a military helicopter crash. Governors Bobby Jindal and Rick Scott issued the executive orders to honor the four Louisiana National Guard members and seven Marines... more »
  • Saints QB, wife donate to Superstorm Sandy victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 9, 2015 11:11 AM

    LONG BEACH, NY- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife Brittany are helping some suburban New York families rebuild homes damaged in Superstorm Sandy. Newsday reports the couple has made a $200,000 donation through their Dream Foundation to assist Long Beach families in storm recovery. The United Way... more »
  • Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside school

    December 12, 2014 2:58 PM

    PORTLAND, OR - Police say a shooter wounded two boys and one girl outside an alternative high school in what may be a gang-related attack in Portland, Oregon. Sgt. Pete Simpson said Friday that the victims are believed to be students at Rosemary Anderson High School, which serves about 190... more »
  • Crews to begin work to recover plane crash victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 31, 2014 2:06 AM

    WICHITA, KS - Authorities say the "real work" will start Friday to recover the remains of four people who died when a small plane crashed into a building at a Kansas airport. Jet fuel from the twin-engine Beechcraft King Air burned so hot after the crash Thursday morning that portions... more »
  • Shootings leave EBR neigbhorhoods on edge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 2, 2014 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A triple shooting just hours apart from each other have some people on edge, or finding new places to live. One happened in the 4100 block of Cannon Street and left a 24-year-old man dead. Another happened in the 6200 block of Callahan Street; that victim... more »
  • Lawmaker outraged rape victims pay for emergency services check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 25, 2014 9:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A politician believes it is time to change laws so sexual assault victims will stop getting billed for medical costs associated with attacks "That is an absurd thing for a victim to have to pay for," Sexual Trauma and Awareness Response executive director Rachael Herbert said.... more »
  • Putin: Russia will facilitate plane investigation Play Video

    July 22, 2014 4:06 AM

    MOSCOW, Russia - President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do "everything in its power" to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, but accused Kiev and the West of escalating the conflict in the region. During a meeting with Russia's Security Council on Tuesday, Putin said Russia... more »
  • Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage

    April 22, 2014 8:40 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans a brief visit to the Seattle area to survey damage from a mudslide that killed more than three dozen people. Obama is making a brief stopover Tuesday while on his way to the Asia-Pacific region for a four-country visit. He'll also visit with victims... more »
  • School where stabbings occurred may reopen Monday

    April 10, 2014 6:39 AM

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - Officials say a western Pennsylvania high school where 21 students and a security guard were stabbed or slashed by a student is no longer being treated as a crime scene and will likely reopen Monday. Murrsysville police Chief Thomas Seefeld and Superintendent Gennaro Piraino (pih-RAH'-no) announced those... more »
  • Three car crash sends victims to the hospital

    November 3, 2013 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A three car crash injured several people causing them to go to hospitals this afternoon. It happened on Thomas Delpit near Julia Streets around 3pm. News 2 has learned some of the victims received moderate injuries in the crash. The road was briefly blocked as rescue... more »
  • Victim arms self, fights back Play Video

    October 4, 2013 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three people were arrested, accused of terrorizing a neighborhood near LSU Friday. "It was probably the craziest moment of my life," a victim told WBRZ News 2. "It was very, very intense." Early Friday morning, one of the suspects followed a victim to a home... more »
  • DC hospital: 3 Navy Yard victims doing well

    September 17, 2013 8:38 AM

    WASHINGTON- Hospital officials say a police officer and two civilians wounded in the Washington Navy Yard shooting are doing well. Dr. Janis Orlowski, MedStar Washington Hospital Center's chief medical officer, said Tuesday morning that the police officer, who was shot in the legs, and a woman who was shot in... more »
  • Officials: 3 Navy Yard shooting victims continue to recover

    September 16, 2013 3:16 PM

    WASHINGTON- A hospital official says a police officer and two civilians wounded in the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard are expected to survive. The shooting rampage left at least 12 people dead. But the three being treated at Washington Hospital Center are expected to survive. That's according to Janis... more »
  • The hostage standoff victims

    August 14, 2013 10:36 PM

    ALEXANDRIA- A female bank employee is listed in critical condition, still recovering after she was shot during a hostage situation in rural central Louisiana Tuesday. LeDean McDaniel survived with injuries, Jay Warbington was killed and Patricia White was released hours before Fuaed A. Ahmed, 20, shot her coworkers. All... more »
  • Family of seven killed in crash protest sentencing

    July 23, 2013 10:56 AM

    CLINTON - Family members of seven people killed by a drunken driver in Slaughter rallied outside the Clinton courthouse today, where they will finally get to review a pre-sentence report for Brett Gerald. The family members held signs claiming judicial racism on the part of the judge in the... more »
  • Aurora, Newtown survivors honor theater victims

    July 19, 2013 2:21 PM

    AURORA, Colo.- Survivors of mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut were among those gathered Friday in a suburban Denver park to honor those killed in the massacre at an Aurora movie theater a year after the attack. Vigil participants read a list of names of those killed in recent gun... more »
  • Three teens accused in Craigslist scam, armed robbery at park check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 16, 2013 9:43 PM

    ZACHARY - Three teens are in police custody after victims snapped their pictures prior to a bait and switch at a neighborhood park. A couple from Baton Rouge shopping on Craigslist found an iPad for $180 and responded to the ad, Zachary Police Chief David McDavid said. According to... more »
  • White House: Syria chemical weapons kill up to 150

    June 13, 2013 4:31 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration estimates that 100 to 150 people have died from chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The White House blames the Syrian government for the attacks and says the casualty data is likely incomplete. It says it has no reliable, corroborated information to suggest that the Syrian... more »
  • Aid for Nazi victims

    May 28, 2013 7:52 PM

    BERLIN- Some victims of Nazi crimes from World War II will receive financial support under an agreement reached between the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and the German government. About 56,000 survivors in about 46 different countries will get aid depending on individual needs and circumstances over a... more »
  • Organizations plan donation drives for Okla. twister victims

    May 21, 2013 10:27 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- There has been an outpouring of support for the victims of Monday's deadly tornado in Oklahoma. Tuesday night, about 24-hours since the twister, an area church announced plans for a supply drive to get important items to the people of Moore, Okla. First Baptist Church in... more »
  • Victims' family outraged after killer's sentence cut in half check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2013 3:45 PM

    CLINTON- Family members of seven victims killed in a crash one year ago in Slaughter expressed outrage today, after a Judge reduced the sentence for Brett Gerald in half. The ruling was made after the Judge reviewed a recent state Supreme Court ruling which classifies vehicular homicide as a... more »
  • Crime victims remembered tonight in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 23, 2013 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - National Crime Victims' Rights Week will be recognized tonight in Baton Rouge. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is hosting its 3rd annual Flowers on the Lake event at 6:00 p.m. at the BREC Park located at 3140 N. Sherwood Forest Drive During this ceremony... more »
  • Blast victims' relatives weigh in on BP plea deal

    January 16, 2013 10:17 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Relatives of workers killed in the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion are sharing their stories with the judge who will decide whether to accept a plea deal that calls for BP PLC to pay a record $4.5 billion in penalties for the 2010 disaster. Wednesday is the deadline... more »
  • Stormy issue of Sandy aid settles down in House

    January 16, 2013 4:37 AM

    WASHINGTON - The political tempest stirred up by Superstorm Sandy appears to have moved on after wreaking havoc among House Republicans divided over how much aid to allocate to the victims of the storm. In a 241-180 vote Tuesday night, the House approved $50.5 billion in disaster relief for... more »
  • House approves $50.7B for Sandy aid

    January 15, 2013 6:35 PM

    WASHINGTON - The House has approved a $50.7 billion measure for Superstorm Sandy victims. The 241-180 vote sends the measure to the Senate which is expected to take it up next Tuesday. Northeast lawmakers from both parties have been pressing for the aid for more than two months. The Oct.... more »
  • Biden meets with gun-safety, victims groups

    January 9, 2013 10:55 AM

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden is hearing personal stories of gun violence from representatives of victims groups and gun-safety organizations as he works on the Obama administration's response to the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. Biden's meeting Wednesday is part of a series he's holding this week to... more »
  • Congress to vote on Sandy aid

    January 4, 2013 7:22 AM

    WASHINGTON - $9.7 billion measure to pay flood insurance claims is set for a vote in Congress, boosting prospects for relief for the many home and business owners flooded out by Superstorm Sandy. If the House, as expected, approves the flood insurance proposal today, the Senate plans to follow with... more »
  • Newtown holds the first funerals for the victims

    December 17, 2012 3:09 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn.- The Connecticut town where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults in a school last week has said goodbye with the first two funerals. Services were held Monday for 6-year-old Jack Pinto and Noah Pozner. Jack was a big New York Giants fan, and Noah liked to... more »
  • Moments of silence around NFL for shooting victims

    December 17, 2012 10:40 AM

    UNDATED - The New England Patriots silenced their "End Zone Militia" Sunday night, taking the muskets away from the Revolutionary War re-enactors who fire in the air to celebrate every score. The memory of the Connecticut school shootings was still too fresh for the sight of weapons and the smell... more »
  • Two shot near LSU trying to wrestle gun from suspect check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 20, 2012 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men are recovering from gunshot wounds to their hands after confronting a suspect who tried to rob two women at gunpoint. Around 1:00 a.m. today, Baton Rouge Police responded to the 700 block of East Boyd Drive near Nicholson. Investigators said it happened while... more »
  • Payments coming for Colo. theater shooting victims

    November 16, 2012 5:50 PM

    DENVER - A mediator handling the distribution of about $5.3 million in donations to victims of the Colorado theater shootings says disbursement amounts have been finalized. A gunman killed 12 people and injured at least 58 others at an Aurora movie theater July 20. Aurora Victim Relief Fund special master... more »
  • 9/11 kin watch Gitmo hearings from Army bases

    October 15, 2012 10:45 AM

    NEW YORK - Military installations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland are welcoming families of 9/11 victims this week to watch pretrial hearings in Cuba for five men charged in the terrorist attacks. Seven family members were viewing the Guantanamo proceedings Monday via closed-circuit television at Fort Hamilton,... more »
  • Funeral arrangements set for slain deputies

    August 17, 2012 6:58 PM

    LAPLACE - The St. John the Baptist Sheriff's Department released funeral arrangements for the two deputies killed at a LaPlace trailer park this week. Deputies Jeremy Triche and Brandon Nielsen were killed Thursday when they were "ambushed" by a suspect with an assault weapon, according to Sheriff Mike Tregre.... more »
  • Thousands expected to honor Sikh temple victims

    August 10, 2012 8:37 AM

    OAK CREEK, Wis. - Thousands of mourners plan to gather this morning to pay their final respects to the six worshippers gunned down by a white supremacist at their Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc. The service will include prayers and hymns and Attorney General Eric Holder will speak.... more »
  • Details in 1970's cold case murders

    July 24, 2012 7:36 PM

    Authorities in Oregon released details and names of victims after a man confessed to two murders from the 1970's. Police in Texas say Jeffery Paul Cutlip called them and confessed to killing Marlene Carlson in 1975 and Julie Bennett in 1977 in Portland. Carlson was strangled in her apartment and... more »
  • Batman star Christian Bale visits shooting victims

    July 24, 2012 5:02 PM

    AURORA, Colo. - Batman star Christian Bale is in Colorado visiting victims of the shooting at a theater showing "The Dark Knight Rises." A Warner Bros. spokeswoman told The Denver Post on Tuesday that Bale was representing himself, not the movie studio. Carey Rottman, one of the 58 people injured... more »
  • Victims' angry family members at court for suspect's first hearing

    July 23, 2012 4:19 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A man who watched today's hearing in Colorado where James Holmes made his first court appearance says his son "could have wiped the floor with him without breaking a sweat." The angry words came from Tom Teves, whose son, Alex, was killed along with 11 others in... more »
  • President orders flags flown at half-staff

    July 20, 2012 3:56 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is ordering the American flag lowered to half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the shootings in Aurora, Colo. The president's order extends to the White House, all public buildings and grounds, all U.S. military posts and U.S. diplomatic offices abroad. The... more »
  • Wildfire victims crowd shelters as fight continues

    June 27, 2012 5:57 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Winds are pushing a raging Colorado Springs wildfire back toward where homes burned a night earlier, as crews fight to save the U.S. Air Force Academy and houses that had escaped damage. Incident commander Rich Harvey said Wednesday that winds have been shifting since the fire... more »
  • Sandusky jurors hear of 2 more alleged victims

    June 13, 2012 7:10 AM

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. - Testimony in Jerry Sandusky's child molestation trial enters its third day today as prosecutors continue building their case against the former Penn State assistant coach. The 68-year-old Sandusky has denied allegations of abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period. He sat stone-faced Tuesday as one of his... more »
  • Benefit planned for crash victims

    June 5, 2012 4:41 PM

    SLAUGHTER - People in East Feliciana Parish organized a beneft concert for later this week to support the family of seven people hurt or killed in a car crash. Six members of John Gaines Sr.'s family were killed by an accused drunk driver, Brett Gerald, last week. A seventh... more »
  • Man accused of defrauding spill victims' fund

    May 15, 2012 7:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors say a 41-year-old businessman who moved to New Orleans from Georgia after the catastrophic BP oil spill in 2010 has been charged with defrauding a compensation fund set up for victims. The Justice Department says Dwayne Smith was charged last week on one count of... more »
  • Victims of crime remembered in Baton Rouge

    April 24, 2012 9:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE- This evening dozens will gather to remember victims of crime near the LSU Lakes. The event is called "Flowers on the Lake" and will honor victims who lost their lives. News 2's Chris Nakamoto will have more on the event coming up at six. more »
  • Murder victims cannibalized in Brazil

    April 19, 2012 2:50 PM

    SAO PAULO - Police say three murder suspects killed at least two women and ate parts of their bodies may have murdered another five people in northeastern Brazil. Police spokesman Carlos Leite says investigators suspect the trio murdered five women in the state of Pernambuco and one in neighboring Paraiba.... more »
  • BP expects to pay $7.8B in Gulf spill suit deal

    March 3, 2012 10:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - BP's settlement of lawsuits filed by more than 100,000 victims of the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history goes a long way toward resolving pending claims. But the question remains, will Americans who live along the Gulf of Mexico go for it? BP expects to... more »
  • Happy ending for Ascension Parish fire victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 1, 2012 5:18 PM

    GONZALES- A woman whose family was torn apart after a fire in Ascension Parish got better news than she could ever expect. Spicey Melancon's home burned down in January, leaving her 12 family members without a home and dispersed around the state. "It was heartbreaking, to know that... more »
  • Prosecutor: School shooter chose random victims

    February 28, 2012 3:19 PM

    CHARDON, Ohio - A prosecutor says the 17-year-old suspect in a fatal Ohio school shooting didn't know his victims and chose them randomly. Prosecutor David Joyce said at Tuesday's hearing in Chardon, Ohio, that suspect T.J. Lane admitted firing 10 shots at Chardon High School. At the hearing, Judge Timothy... more »
  • Workers suffer body burns after boat explosion

    February 15, 2012 5:45 PM

    HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish deputies responded to a medical emergency at a work dock Wednesday afternoon to find victims with burned bodies from a boat explosion. The victims were working on a wire line spud barge at A & W Wire Line Co. at the intersection of Savanne Rd.... more »
  • Victims identified in deadly fire in Livingston Parish

    February 15, 2012 2:45 PM

    HOLDEN - State fire marshal H. "Butch" Browning says a mobile home fire in Holden killed a 30-year-old woman and her 7-year-old daughter. He says the father and three other children were injured but made it out. One child told firefighters she escaped by using a school safety lesson... more »
  • Victims identified in deadly wrong-way crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 10, 2012 3:18 PM

    LAPLACE - State Troopers identified the five victims from an overnight crash Friday, involving a car going the wrong way on I-10 west of LA 3188 in St. John Parish. Lawayne Rice of Zachary, Terrell Sims of Slaughter, and Louis Brown and Dondray London of Baton Rouge, were killed... more »
  • Shooting victims seek treatment at Woman's Hospital

    February 9, 2012 5:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police roped off a section of Woman's Hospital early this morning after victims of a nearby shooting turned up on the premises. The victims arrived at the hospital just before 1 a.m. Officials say police were responding to a shots fired call at the intersection... more »
  • Volunteer projects pay off for victims of fire in Ascension check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 16, 2012 10:46 PM

    GONZALES- A family of 12 put out by a fire Sunday morning is safe tonight in a temporary home built by volunteers. The family narrowly escaped an explosion at their trailer in Gonzales. One family member was burned when the oxygen machine he was using went up in flames.... more »
  • Texas shooting victims had just opened gifts

    December 26, 2011 6:45 AM

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - Police say the seven people who were found shot to death in a Dallas-area apartment Sunday had apparently opened their Christmas gifts and had started cleaning up the wrapping paper when they were shot. Authorities believe the seven people were related and that the shooter was... more »
  • BRPD investigates two morning shootings check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 30, 2011 6:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is dead and three others are injured following two separate early morning shootings in Baton Rouge. Police identified the victim as Wykendrick Kemp, 20, of 4242 Gurney St and say that robbery seems to be the motive. Police responded to a call on... more »
  • Helicopter maker settles claims over 2009 crash

    October 27, 2011 2:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The manufacturer of a helicopter that crashed in Louisiana in 2009, killing eight people, has agreed to settlements with families of several crash victims who sued the company. Plaintiffs' attorneys say Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. reached agreements this week with relatives of at least five... more »
  • Temporary pet shelter built in St. Landry Parish

    May 17, 2011 11:10 AM

    OPELOUSAS - State workers are moving supplies to St. Landry Parish to create a temporary pet evacuation center for flood victims. The Department of Agriculture and Forestry is moving 50 pet cages to Opelousas to make temporary kennels for pets whose owners self-evacuated from flood areas and are staying... more »
  • Victims identified in Baton Rouge business shooting

    March 28, 2011 2:18 PM

    UPDATE: BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released the names of the men killed in a shooting at a Baton Rouge business over the weekend. Major Lawrence McLeary says Randy Cheney and Edward Gurtner were shot inside the Carquest Auto Parts store near the intersection of Airline Highway and Siegen... more »
  • 2 wounded in shooting overnight

    March 20, 2011 10:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that sent two people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It happened overnight between Don Carter's All Star Lanes and Walmart Neighborhood Market on the corner of Airline Hwy at Old Hammond Hwy. According to investigators a group of... more »
  • Rayne tornado victims survey the damage

    March 7, 2011 12:37 PM

    RAYNE - Homeowners on the west side of Rayne returned to try and pick up the pieces after a tornado left a path of destruction five miles long. One person was killed and 12 injured when the storm moved through Saturday. According to the National Weather Service at least... more »
  • Red Cross finds housing for apartment fire victims

    February 8, 2011 6:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than 40 people, homeless after an apartment fire in Baton Rouge, will have a place to stay tonight. The fire started Monday night at an apartment complex on North Carrollton Drive. Most of the people living at the complex, known as Hope Village, have psychological... more »
  • BRPD: Shooting victims found in trunk of car

    February 7, 2011 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are investigating the deaths of two people in Baton Rouge after they were found shot to death in the trunk of a vehicle today. Sgt. Don Stone with BRPD said the vehicle was parked in the 6200 block of Dutton Street, and the bodies were found... more »

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