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Dardenne says show will go on for Miss USA
Baton Rouge to fight for its crowning moment amid pageant scandal
Cell phone records used to tie kidnapping suspect to woman's murder
Multiple parishes issuing same-sex licenses now
BATON ROUGE - Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne's office said things will proceed as planned for the upcoming Miss USA pageant in Baton Rouge, despite recent setbacks for the organization. ... More >>
5 minutes ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:35:40 AM CDT in Top Story
BATON ROUGE - Hours after NBC announced it was not going to broadcast this year's Miss USA pageant, city leaders closest to the production remained mostly tight-lipped about the situation... More >>
13 hours ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 10:04:17 PM CDT in Top Story
BATON ROUGE - Police used cell phone records to connect the dots and develop a murder suspect in a recent high-profile murder case, arrest documents obtained by WBRZ News 2... More >>
18 hours ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 5:09:37 PM CDT in Top Story
More than half of the Louisiana parishes began issuing same-sex marriage licenses Monday afternoon, after officials initially advised them to hold off for nearly a month. Jefferson Parish issued... More >>
1 day ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 10:41:28 AM CDT in Top Story

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JACKSON, Miss. - The U.S. Supreme Court is taking no action before the fall on a dispute over a Mississippi... More >>
54 minutes ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:46:46 AM CDT in News
LIVINGSTON, N.J. - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has launched a 2016 campaign for president. The Republican governor formally announced... More >>
1 hour ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:37:53 AM CDT in News
MACON, GA - Authorities in central Georgia say up to 50 teenagers bent on destruction raced into a Walmart in... More >>
1 hour ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:36:25 AM CDT in News
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials are considering new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine packets used with e-cigarettes and... More >>
1 hour ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:21:33 AM CDT in News
PLAQUEMINE - State Police are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian dead on LA 1 north of LA 992-3... More >>
1 hour ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 9:59:19 AM CDT in News
MEDAN, INDONESIA- An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan,... More >>
2 hours ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 8:50:45 AM CDT in News
LUBBOCK, Texas -- The National College Baseball Hall of Fame announced Monday that LSU coach Paul Mainieri is the winner... More >>
12 hours ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 10:45:09 PM CDT in LSU Sports
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis Grizzlies first-round draft pick Jarell Martin says he has a stress fracture in his foot... More >>
12 hours ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 11:12:02 PM CDT in LSU Sports
WALKER - The city of Walker plans to pave the way for future industrial growth in the Livingston Parish Industrial... More >>
18 hours ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 4:46:25 PM CDT in News
BATON ROUGE - A Supreme Court ruling Monday concerning a drug used in the lethal injection process does not settle... More >>
15 hours ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 8:25:49 PM CDT in News
BATON ROUGE- Governor Jindal has approved a bill that will give lawmakers a new authority over consulting contracts. The new... More >>
3 hours ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 8:21:53 AM CDT in News
BATON ROUGE- North Baton Rouge residents are getting a chance to relive their glory days. The north Baton Rouge reunion... More >>
4 hours ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:28:30 AM CDT in News
NEW ORLEANS- The New Orleans Police Department is retraining its force on the importance of frisking and searching suspects for... More >>
4 hours ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:02:58 AM CDT in News
BATON ROUGE- Louisiana's public schools are prohibited from suspending or expelling elementary school students for violating school uniform rules. Gov.... More >>
4 hours ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:52:21 AM CDT in News
Like Monday, half of our area will pick up passing showers that begin to pop up around lunch time. ... More >>
5 hours ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:55:40 AM CDT in Weather
I hosted a program on WBRZ in the late 80s, entitled, "Hotline After Dark." Our live broadcast showcased those within... More >>
16 hours ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 7:00:30 PM CDT in Pat Shingleton Column
BATON ROUGE - As the women who will participate in the upcoming Miss USA pageant here settle in for their... More >>
13 hours ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 10:40:01 PM CDT in News
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has some new things to say about overtime pay. The Labor Department is proposing... More >>
14 hours ago June 29, 2015 Jun 29, 2015 Monday, June 29 2015 Monday, June 29, 2015 8:56:43 PM CDT in News
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