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    Man arrested in stabbing of 3-month-old

    Man arrested in stabbing of 3-month-old

    Updated: 11:57 AM 4/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man on charges of stabbing his 3-month-old child and beating the child's mother. Jason Jarreau is facing battery, domestic abuse, and cruelty to juveniles charges. Investigators say the mother told them that Jarreau struck her while she was holding the... (More)
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    Fed survey: Growth picks up across most of US

    Fed survey: Growth picks up across most of US

    Updated: 1:04 PM 4/16/2014

    WASHINGTON - A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided. Ten of the Fed's 12 regions reported an increase in economic activity, according to the Beige Book survey released Wednesday. In most places,... (More)
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    Recovered guns part of art project in New Orleans

    Recovered guns part of art project in New Orleans

    Updated: 12:24 PM 4/16/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Weapons will become raw materials for artists in a project getting underway in New Orleans. City officials and civic leaders were set to gather Wednesday at the Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in the city's Warehouse District to announce the project that is being called "Guns in the Hands... (More)
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    Judge: North Dakota abortion law unconstitutional

    Judge: North Dakota abortion law unconstitutional

    Updated: 11:51 AM 4/16/2014

    BISMARCK, N.D. - A federal judge has ruled that a North Dakota law that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected is "invalid and unconstitutional."

    U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland on Wednesday ruled that the law passed last year by the North Dakota Legislature "cannot withstand a constitutional challenge."

    The law would ban abortions as early as six weeks.

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    FEMA chief to address US hurricane conference

    FEMA chief to address US hurricane conference

    Updated: 11:31 AM 4/16/2014

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Emergency managers, forecasters and local government officials from Texas to Maine are meeting this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando. National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb and Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Craig Fugate will address the conference Wednesday. The six-month Atlantic hurricane season starts... (More)
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    Electrical problem blamed for smoke at school

    Electrical problem blamed for smoke at school

    Updated: 10:47 AM 4/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said an electrical problem caused smoke at Shenandoah Elementary Wednesday morning, which led to an evacuation of the school. A St. George Fire Department spokesperson said just after 9 a.m. the school reported smoke had appeared in one of their buildings. When firefighters arrived they... (More)
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  • Reduce Your Risk

    Reduce Your Risk Pt. 2

    Updated: 10:39 AM 4/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined. On Pt. 2 of Reduce Your Risk, John Pastorek talks to a Baton Rouge woman who is on a mission to stop heart attacks, but almost became a victim of one herself. Check... (More)
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    New drinking and driving campaign a blast from the past

    Updated: 10:16 AM 4/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Col. Mike Edmonson was just a state trooper when he appeared in a ground-breaking drinking and driving PSA in 1986. 28 years later, he's back for a new commercial and a new campaign. The commercial and campaign were so successful it was copied by groups around the... (More)
  • WBRZ Weather

    Lake ice may trump record temps

    Lake ice may trump record temps

    Updated: 10:00 AM 4/16/2014

    We look at thermometers and can instantly qualify the feeling of cold, warm or temperate. Wednesday Morning, a quick check of the numbers revealed record setting cold on the heels of a memorable winter in the Deep South. Baton Rouge bottomed out at 37° making it the coldest morning for... (More)
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    Driver ejected, dies in crash in WBR

    Driver ejected, dies in crash in WBR

    Updated: 9:57 AM 4/16/2014

    Erwinville - Investigators say an Erwinville man was not wearing his seat belt during a single car crash Wednesday morning in West Baton Rouge Parish. 56-year-old Rurid L. James died when he was ejected during the accident on LA Hwy. 620 east of LA Hwy. 413. According to Louisiana... (More)
  • State News

    At the Capitol with La. Senator Sharon Weston Broome

    Updated: 9:18 AM 4/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE - La. Senator Sharon Weston Broome joined us on 2une In Wednesday to talk about the latest from the capitol, including gun-carrying lawmakers, common core, St. George incorporation and more. She also discussed one of her bills that is coming up soon this legislative session. It's a... (More)
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    All lanes open on I-12 following 18-wheeler accident

    All lanes open on I-12 following 18-wheeler accident

    Updated: 9:06 AM 4/16/2014

    WALKER- All lanes are now open at I-12 West after it was closed at Satsuma following an 18-wheeler accident Wednesday morning.

    State Police say the big rig ran off the road and suggest you use US 190 as an alternate route. If you're traveling westbound on I-12, you should exit at LA-43 (Albany exit).

     

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    Investigators: Shooting a family affair

    Updated: 9:06 AM 4/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE - An altercation between family members led to a shooting in Baton Rouge Tuesday night.

    Investigators say 53-year-old Jeremy Gray was shot and killed by his stepbrother on Dotson Ave. off Scenic Hwy. just after 10:00 p.m. last night. They haven't determined what caused the shooting, but believe it could have happened in self-defense. The alleged shooter called 911 and remained on-scene until deputies arrived.

    The shooting is still under investigation.

  • WBRZ Weather

    Warmer but still cool

    Warmer but still cool

    Updated: 8:55 AM 4/16/2014

    A light, easterly wind will take over today allowing thermometers to quickly climb away from the 30s and into the middle 60s by afternoon. Though warmer than Tuesday, highs will still be about 10° below average. Sunshine and blue sky will be plentiful. A few clouds may start to mix in tonight as an onshore flow returns from the Gulf. For the same reason, lows should stay in the upper 40s, 15° from Wednesday Morning's very cold readings.

  • Chef of the Month

    Roux Louisiana's Creole Stuffed Chicken

    Updated: 8:15 AM 4/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Our April Chef of the Month Roux Louisiana at Phil Brady Chef David Johnson was back in the 2une In kitchen Wednesday to whip up some Creole Stuffed Chicken. Roux Louisiana will open its doors Thursday for lunch for the first time. The first ten customers... (More)
  • National News

    Ford to offer 50th anniversary Mustang

    Updated: 7:23 AM 4/16/2014

    NEW YORK - Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honor the pony car's 50th anniversary. The company will only build 1,964 special cars, honoring the year the Mustang first went on sale. The 50 Year Limited Edition will come in one of the two colors of Ford's logo:... (More)
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