Updated: 8:24 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE- Entergy blamed a wide-spread power outage on equipment failure in a news release Wednesday evening. The two-line synopsis of what happened came about two hours after services spiraled off line. At the height of the event, nearly 30,000 people did not have power. When it started, only... (More)
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Updated: 11:32 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE - Jordan Mickey said Wednesday he will return for his sophomore year with the LSU basketball team, and with that, the Tigers will bring back their two star freshman from last year's NIT quarterfinalist team. Mickey said he has goals of leading the team back to the... (More)
Updated: 11:21 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE- City leaders agreed Wednesday, it is time to study a new way to get from Highland Road to Burbank. The Metro Council approved moving forward with looking at possibly connectors. Planners have already focused on Kenilworth or Seyburn Drive. A previous WBRZ News 2 report showed... (More)
Updated: 11:15 PM 4/23/2014
BATON ROUGE - The Zurich Classic golf tournament doesn't begin until Thursday, but the festivities are already underway, including the pro-am at the University Club Wednesday in Baton Rouge.
Former LSU standouts littered the field, as Andrew Loupe, Ken Looper and John Peterson all played the event.
They'll join former University High standout Patrick Reed in the Zurich field starting Thursday at 7am.
Updated: 10:35 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team lost to South Alabama in February 2-1, but the Tigers avenged that loss with a 6-1 blowout win at Tiger Park Wednesday night. LSU needed only seven hits to score six runs, two of which came in the first inning, and the... (More)
Updated: 10:24 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE - Southern baseball is going through a tough stretch, losing 12 of their last 15 -- and that was before losing Wednesday night to Nicholls State 13-2. The Colonels jumped all over the Jaguars with a 13-0 lead by the fifth inning. Southern would get on... (More)
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Updated: 10:15 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE - The Metro Council has approved hiring a group to survey land for a future Greenlight project involving an interchange at Pecue Lane and I-10. The proposed project would include multiple through and turn leans on Pecue Lane, an entrance ramp and exit ramp on both sides... (More)
Updated: 9:33 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE - Deputies are searching for a man accused of suffocating a family dog with a Cheetos bag. Shaun Parsons, 23, of Baton Rouge faces aggravated cruelty to animal charges. Parsons was renting a room with April Sarau and her family on Goodland Dr. near Greenwell Springs Blvd.... (More)
Updated: 6:51 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE - Groups are calling on Governor Jindal to stand firm in his support of Common Core standards. The governor recently flip-flopped, backing off supporting the same standards he once endorsed. Parents and educators are trying to show the governor the strength in their numbers by delivering a... (More)
Updated: 6:50 PM 4/23/2014NEW ROADS- One month after the News 2 Investigative Unit showed you surveillance video of a firefighter who got detained during a medical call, the State Fire Marshal's Office wrapped up its investigation and turned it over to District Attorney Ricky Ward's office. It all centered around Fireman Aaron... (More)
Updated: 6:37 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE - It may cost more for pet registration in East Baton Rouge Parish. The Metro Council introduced a fee increase for the Companion Animal Alliance shelter. An amendment asks for money to help get control of strays. Each year pet-owners would pay $3 more for spayed or... (More)
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Updated: 6:22 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE- City leaders approved annexing a new big box retail store, the movie production studios and a bank at their meeting Wednesday afternoon. Costco, Celtic, and a credit union along Airline Highway and its intersection with I-12 are now inside the city limits of Baton Rouge. The move... (More)
Updated: 5:17 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE- Some areas along the Gulf coast may be more susceptible to storm surges than others, according to research done by climatologist at LSU. Hal Needham led the charge to create SURGEDAT, a comprehensive database that compiles storm surge data from hurricanes and tropical storms dating back to... (More)
Updated: 5:13 PM 4/23/2014LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette Parish grand jury has declined to bring charges against a man in the fatal shooting of a suspect accused of abducting and stabbing his cousin. The shooting happened in November after Bethany Arceneaux was abducted from a day care center where she was picking up her... (More)
Updated: 5:03 PM 4/23/2014NEW ORLEANS - Authorities accused a New Orleans Police officer Wednesday of possessing child porn, according to the Attorney General's Office. Officers arrested Bradley Wax, 54, of Mandeville on 38 charges of pornography involving juveniles. He was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail, and faces 20 years in... (More)
Updated: 4:49 PM 4/23/2014BATON ROUGE - A local business owner has put a creole twist on fish and chips. David Johnson, owner of the catering company Roux Louisiana, uses cooked kettle chips to give catfish a little crunch. He calls this dish Creole Crusted Catfish. Recipe and instructions for Creole Crusted... (More)
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Pecue Ln could have interchange
Warrant issued for his arrest
Not happy the city lost electricity
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Groups are calling on Governor Jindal to stand firm in...
Handcuffed Fireman investigation turned over to District Attorney.
Council members talk raising fees for pet registration
Josh Eachus has the afternoon forecast for April 23.
Pt. 5 of John Pastorek's Reduce Your Risk Series
State officials announced the Well Ahead Louisiana Initiative last week.
NFL hopefuls train at Traction sports
Roman Banks discusses his decision to stay at Southern
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The Tigers are in the midst of a busy spring...
ULL gets ready for their spring game with more practice...
Kade Scivicque making his hometown proud with every swing at...
The LSU football team hosted over 100 NFL scouts and...
Partying on the UConn campus started Monday and regained momentum...
The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius\' murder trial has urged...
LSU gymnastics is gaining national exposure after a clip of...
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