Updated: 11:37 PM 2/28/2014SORRENTO- An insurance quote for the town's police force was fraudulent and the man who wrote it was arrested, according to an arrest warrant obtained by WBRZ News 2 Friday. Henry Beard, Jr. faces acts prohibited charges. Investigators said he kept doing insurance work, illegally, after he lost his... (More)
Updated: 7:03 PM 2/26/2014PORT ALLEN - A judge in Port Allen scheduled a trial for March 31 for issues surrounding embattled ex-mayor Deedy Slaughter. When Slaughter walked out of court, she said, "I'm ready for it to be over." The issues involve controversial decisions she made during her short 11 months... (More)
Updated: 6:54 AM 2/25/2014BATON ROUGE- Truckers hauling hazardous materials are ignoring a law that is meant to keep people safe in an emergency. Bluebonnet, between Burbank and Nicholson, was designated a route free of hazardous materials fourteen years ago. But, WBRZ News 2 cameras caught truckers, hauling hazardous materials, disobeying the designation.... (More)
Updated: 8:12 AM 2/21/2014NEW ORLEANS- A man tied to corruption investigations here, but seen working for a federal judge in Baton Rouge as he awaited sentencing, will spend four months in a federal prison. Dwaine Hodges was sentenced in Orleans Parish Thursday. In October , Hodges was caught by the WBRZ... (More)
Updated: 7:51 AM 2/21/2014BATON ROUGE - The USS Kidd has become the target of a state investigation, and records show the former destroyer is sinking in debt. The ship owes $334,440 in unpaid insurance premiums to the state, according to documents obatined by the News 2 Investigative Unit. Louisiana Inspector General Stephen... (More)
Updated: 9:08 PM 2/17/2014SORRENTO - A visit to the town hall by the Louisiana Board of Ethics is not sitting well with people in Ascension Parish. One resident said the mounting scandals in her town are hard to deal with. "You hope that's going to be the worst," said Jenifer Tingle,... (More)
Updated: 6:54 PM 2/17/2014PORT ALLEN - An audit conducted on Port Allen's finances raised red flags surrounding issues that were taking place under recalled mayor Deedy Slaughter's watch. The audit was released two days after she qualified to run for mayor for a second time. Voters recalled her in November by a... (More)
Updated: 6:00 PM 2/17/2014SORRENTO- The Louisiana Board of Ethics spent the morning at the town hall Monday, but details about why political inspectors were in Ascension Parish were not revealed. The board typically does not confirm or deny an investigation, which is usually prompted by a complaint. Details of complaints are also... (More)
Updated: 6:45 AM 2/14/2014BATON ROUGE - Around 30,000 people never got their Louisiana state tax refunds last year, leaving $3.4 million dollars unclaimed. The state's "My Refund" card replaced paper checks for people without direct deposit. Nearly a quarter of Louisiana residents don't have a bank account. If the card wasn't... (More)
Updated: 12:08 AM 2/14/2014BATON ROUGE - Taxpayers are missing out on extra cash and now they have to go back to the state to recoup it. Millions of dollars in 2012 state income tax refunds never made it to taxpayers because the money was dispensed on special refund, gift card-like cards. ... (More)
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