Updated: 12:21 PM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a teacher in East Baton Rouge Parish confessed to investigators she'd had sex and with an underage student and shared naked photos through text messages. Deputies booked Ashley Dowden, 41, with indecent behavior and carnal knowledge of a juvenile, as well as computer... (More)
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Updated: 12:09 PM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Zoo's newest additions, two female tiger cubs born on July 29, received their first veterinary check-up and were issued a clean bill of health earlier this week. During the check-up, the yet to be named cubs weighed in at a healthy four pounds... (More)
Updated: 12:08 PM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Head Start Program and EmployBR will host a job fair to fill immediate openings for a number of positions the program urgently needs. The job fair will be held on Friday, Aug. 29 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the EmployBR... (More)
Updated: 12:07 PM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister started his sign-up for re-election the same as any other candidate, filling out paperwork and handing over cash to pay his qualifying fee. But he finished it quite differently, doused with ice. The embattled Republican congressman took the "ice bucket challenge" outside Secretary... (More)
Updated: 11:09 AM 8/22/2014GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish man after they said he stole nearly $5,000 worth of fuel using his former employer's gas card. Deputies charged Joseph Albert, 44, with 12 felony counts of unauthorized use of an access card. Investigators said on Aug. 7 Albert's former... (More)
Updated: 10:28 AM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - Four people will interview next month for the vacant presidency at Northwestern State University. The university's presidential search committee met Thursday to cull a list of 12 recommended candidates to the four who will interview the week of Sept. 8 on the Natchitoches campus. The four semifinalists... (More)
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Updated: 10:17 AM 8/22/2014In an effort to bring you the most accurate and reliable forecasts, the WBRZ Weather Team has acquired new features with our already "state-of-the-art" weather graphics system. You have seen our Futurecast, which is an interpretation of the Rapid Precision Mesoscale model, or "RPM." The purpose of this model... (More)
Updated: 9:40 AM 8/22/2014
BATON ROUGE - You can enjoy some delicious food for a great cause at the Capital Chef's Showcase. It's all to benefit Cancer Services of Baton Rouge.
The event is Thursday, September 4th at the Baton Rouge River Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. You can find more information the Cancer Services of Baton Rouge website.
Josh Eachus previewed the showcase this morning. Click on the videos to see more.
Updated: 9:16 AM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - You can help East Baton Rouge Parish empty guns from the street while filling up your gas tank. At "Gas for Guns", you can exchange your firearms for gas credits with no questions asked. It's part of the BRAVE Program's efforts to make the city safer.... (More)
Updated: 8:21 AM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - Today is the final day for candidates to qualify to run for political office in Louisiana in November 4th elections. There has been a steady flow at the Secretary of State's Office the past two days. On Thursday, Zach Dasher joined the 5th Congressional District race... (More)
Updated: 8:09 AM 8/22/2014DONALDSONVILLE - Family and friends of a murdered Ascension Parish teen will hold a candlelight prayer vigil in his memory tonight in Donaldsonville. The body of Brandon Augusta, 15, was found behind a levee last week. His body was beaten and decomposed so badly, investigators had to use dental... (More)
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Updated: 8:08 AM 8/22/2014FERGUSON, MO - The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. About 100 people gathered Thursday evening, walking... (More)
Updated: 8:08 AM 8/22/2014MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward and New Orleans native Thaddeus Young as part... (More)
Updated: 8:08 AM 8/22/2014CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters who were injured when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an "ice... (More)
Updated: 8:07 AM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - A Cox Communications contractor is running from deputies after a 14-year-old girl said she had consensual sex with him in her bed. Christopher Hilton, 37, of Kentwood worked for Advantage Cable Services. The company does contract work for Cox. Hilton went to the girl's home... (More)
Updated: 7:39 AM 8/22/2014Relatively speaking, we've been on the cool side this year, but with temperatures reaching the upper 90s, we are looking at the hottest weekend of the year thus far. August is typically the hottest month in Louisiana. An area of high pressure parked right over us will be keeping... (More)
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Exchange gas for guns, no questions asked
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