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    EXCLUSIVE: 911 recordings in murder-for-hire

    Updated: 11:30 PM 10/31/2014

    ADDIS - The call for help following a murder-for-hire, exclusively obtained by WBRZ News 2, captures an emotional woman who claims to have just found her husband dead. But, prosecutors said the discovery was no surprise because the woman on the recording, Monique Kitts, hired a hitman to kill... (More)
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    Zachary wins 4-5A title with wild comeback over Denham Springs

    Updated: 11:52 PM 10/31/2014

    The Zachary Broncos sported host Denham Springs a 14-3 lead before making it a ballgame en route to their 28-24 comeback win to clinch the 4-5A District title on Friday night. Former WBRZ Fans' Choice Winner Lindsey Scott, Jr. drove his team to 22 fourth quarter points as the... (More)
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    U-High defeats West Feliciana, wins District 7-3A

    Updated: 11:28 PM 10/31/2014

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - U-High wasting no time showing who's boss in District 7-3A. The first play of the game against West Feliciana, running back Nick Brossette threw a 45 yard bomb to Tre Jackson for 7. The rest was history. The Cubs defeating the Saints 48-20 to take... (More)
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    Driver in deadly wreck was veteran with PTSD, mom says

    Driver in deadly wreck was veteran with PTSD, mom says

    Updated: 11:21 PM 10/31/2014

    BREAUX BRIDGE- The mother of a driver implicated in a crash where two children died and a third was left in critical condition at a hospital in Baton Rouge said her son was PTSD and needed help. Jeremy Abraham , 32, hit and killed Cornasha Flugence, 15, Kylee Henry,... (More)
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    Catholic clinches district 5-5A title with 38-30 win over Woodlawn

    Catholic clinches district 5-5A title with 38-30 win over Woodlawn

    Updated: 11:21 PM 10/31/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Woodlawn put Catholic to the test, but it was the Bears who had the answer in the 2nd half, breaking open a 17-17 tie to go up 31-17, and then hanging on for a 38-30 win over the Panthers to clinch the district 5-5A championship. The... (More)
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    High School Football - Week 9 Scores

    High School Football - Week 9 Scores

    Updated: 11:19 PM 10/31/2014

    High Schoolf Football Scores for Week 9 of the Regular Season from the Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Airline 26, Captain Shreve 16 Amite 35, Independence 0 Archbishop Rummel 31, Holy Cross 7 Ascension Catholic 34, White Castle 20 Ascension Christian School 26, East Iberville 0 Ascension Episcopal 34, Highland... (More)
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    Official: Ebola waste not ending up in Louisiana

    Official: Ebola waste not ending up in Louisiana

    Updated: 7:30 PM 10/31/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's attorney general says two waste disposal companies have agreed not to bring ash from the incineration of a Texas Ebola victim's belongings into Louisiana. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said on Friday that Veolia Environmental Services and Chemical Waste Management signed a court agreement saying they would... (More)
  • Local News

    Mayor flees cameras after making fraud claims

    Updated: 6:58 PM 10/31/2014

    NEW ROADS - Allegations of voter fraud in New Roads Friday didn't come with any evidence to back them up. Mayor Robert Myer, who faces stiff re-election competition from Cornell Dukes, called a press conference Friday to accuse his opponent of trying to bribe or intimidate voters. He claimed... (More)
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    Pecan season is here

    Updated: 6:44 PM 10/31/2014

    NEW ROADS - The holiday season is here, and with it comes pecan season. Steve Bergeron from H.J. Bergeron Pecan Shelling company said this year's crops are a few weeks late in its harvest. "There's a huge crop out there. But the problem being that since we had... (More)
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    New bingo hall opens in EBR

    Updated: 6:41 PM 10/31/2014

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Council on Aging is opening up a bingo hall to support local non-profit organizations devoted to helping the elderly. Many seniors play bingo at the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging but next week there will be a new and bigger facility, and the... (More)
  • Weather - Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: "Rubbed the Wrong Way"

    Pat Shingleton: "Rubbed the Wrong Way"

    Updated: 6:01 PM 10/31/2014

    Some believe weather changes create additional cold and allergy symptoms. Our grandfather professed this and on his nightstand would place a bowl of apples, onions, and garlic, laced with whiskey, when he experienced chest congestion. As noted in a previous column, mom would send us to school with Vick's Vapor... (More)
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    Teachers say cell phone driving ban working

    Updated: 5:52 PM 10/31/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Parents and teachers say a new law that bans handheld cell phones in some school zones is working to keep kids safe. The new law applies only during school zone hours if a specific sign is posted. Drivers are still allowed to use phones when reporting... (More)
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    Two accused of dealing drugs in Asc. Parish

    Two accused of dealing drugs in Asc. Parish

    Updated: 5:38 PM 10/31/2014

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies accused two men in Ascension Parish of dealing drugs Thursday, after deputies said they caught them with multiple illegal substances. Narcotics detectives said they stopped a suspicious vehicle after it failed to use a signal. After a search of the vehicle detectives said they found... (More)
  • Local News

    Turn Halloween gourds into Thanksgiving goods

    Updated: 5:08 PM 10/31/2014

    Interior Designer, Rachel Cannon Lewis, put a spin on making a cornucopia centerpiece for Thanksgiving using recycled pumpkins today on News 2 at 4. Lewis designed the centerpiece using gourds and vegetables that she already had in her home. She said the pumpkins can stay good up to a... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    Medicare weighs paying for end-of-life counseling

    Medicare weighs paying for end-of-life counseling

    Updated: 4:06 PM 10/31/2014

    WASHINGTON - Medicare is asking for public comment on whether it should pay doctors for counseling patients about their options for end-of-life care. Friday's announcement came in a voluminous regulation on physician payment. Spokesman Aaron Albright says it will "give the public ample opportunity to weigh in on the topic."... (More)
  • National News

    Witness says space tourism rocket exploded

    Witness says space tourism rocket exploded

    Updated: 3:47 PM 10/31/2014

    MOJAVE, Calif. - The wreckage of the Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket known as "SpaceShip Two" is scattered in Southern California's Mojave Desert, after an explosion during a test flight. Authorities say one person onboard was killed, and another was seriously injured. A Highway Patrol officer says one person parachuted... (More)
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