• National News

    House approves VA health care overhaul

    House approves VA health care overhaul

    Updated: 3:51 PM 7/30/2014

    WASHINGTON - The House has approved a compromise bill to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care. The 420-5 vote Wednesday sends the bill to the Senate, where approval is expected by the end of the week. The $16.3 billion measure is intended to help veterans avoid... (More)
  • Local News

    I-10 West open after crash with injuries

    I-10 West open after crash with injuries

    Updated: 3:45 PM 7/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - I-10 westbound traffic slowed to a halt on Wedneday afternoon as an accident with injuries closed lanes and caused afternoon traffic to stack up. State police said the left and center lanes of the interstate between Siegen Lane and Bluebonnet Boulevard were closed as law enforcement... (More)
  • State News

    Retirement system reviewing last-minute law change

    Retirement system reviewing last-minute law change

    Updated: 3:30 PM 7/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation into the last-minute passage of a pension hike for the state police superintendent continues, despite Col. Mike Edmonson's decision not to accept the increase. Irwin Felps, executive director of the Louisiana State Police Retirement System, said Wednesday the system's attorneys are reviewing whether the law... (More)
  • Local News

    I-110 South open again after 18-wheeler crash

    I-110 South open again after 18-wheeler crash

    Updated: 2:51 PM 7/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A major accident involving two 18-wheelers and one passenger vehicle closed I-110 South at North 9th Street shortly before 11 a.m. on Wednesday morning, according to LADOTD. LADOTD provided an updated at 1 p.m. that reported the right lane was back open with the left still... (More)
  • Local News

    Man wanted for rape of juvenile arrested

    Man wanted for rape of juvenile arrested

    Updated: 2:30 PM 7/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a man from Baker accused of engaging in sexual acts with a juvenile after the 11-year-old victim came forward on Tuesday. An arrest warrant for Edward Hackett, 31, was issued the same day after detectives interviewed the girl who said the man... (More)
  • Adv. - more news below

  • State News

    New suit claiming Chinese drywall destroyed homes

    New suit claiming Chinese drywall destroyed homes

    Updated: 2:15 PM 7/30/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Lawyers for people who say defective Chinese drywall wrecked their homes have filed a new lawsuit against the manufacturers. It adds a new defendant - the Chinese commission that oversees 117 widespread companies including aerospace, nuclear power and electronics. Attorney Lenny Davis says, "We're trying to get... (More)
  • National News

    Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

    Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

    Updated: 1:01 PM 7/30/2014

    HOUSTON - A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones. Celestis Inc. on Wednesday announced that rockets carrying the cremated remains of dogs and cats will start this fall. Spokeswoman Pazia Schonfeld says the cost... (More)
  • International News

    US condemns Israeli shelling of UN school in Gaza

    US condemns Israeli shelling of UN school in Gaza

    Updated: 12:31 PM 7/30/2014

    WASHINGTON - The United States is condemning Israel's shelling of a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip that was sheltering displaced Palestinians. It's the sharpest criticism the U.S. has leveled at Israel over the more than three weeks of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza. White House spokeswoman... (More)
  • National News

    Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Updated: 12:22 PM 7/30/2014

    WASHINGTON - Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer problems that paralyzed the HealthCare.gov website last fall. The Government Accountability Office - the investigative agency of Congress - will report Thursday on its... (More)
  • State News

    NOPD officer accused of sex charges with juvenile

    NOPD officer accused of sex charges with juvenile

    Updated: 12:18 PM 7/30/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - A 26-year veteran of the New Orleans police force was placed on emergency suspension on Tuesday after he was arrested on sex charges with a juvenile. Officer Willie Gant was booked into Orleans Parish Prison on two counts of indecent behavior with juveniles and two counts... (More)
  • Adv. - more news below

  • Local News

    Man kills himself during police encounter

    Man kills himself during police encounter

    Updated: 12:00 PM 7/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they were following a reported stolen car Wednesday when the driver pulled over and shot himself.

    Details are preliminary and police are still on the scene at the South Sherwood Forest fast food restaurant where the shooting happened around 11 a.m.

    The dead man's identity is not yet available.

    We will have more information as it becomes available with full coverage starting on News 2 at 4.

     

  • Local News

    Baton Rouge Zoo opens Indian rhino exhibit

    Baton Rouge Zoo opens Indian rhino exhibit

    Updated: 11:22 AM 7/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A 2-year-old female Indian rhinoceros has arrived at BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo as part of the zoo's new rhino exhibit. The 2,750 pound rhinoceros came from the zoo in Miami, and is the only Indian rhino in Louisiana. The Baton Rouge Zoo now has two different... (More)
  • National News

    Senate reprieve for highly contested border bill

    Senate reprieve for highly contested border bill

    Updated: 11:14 AM 7/30/2014

    WASHINGTON - A bill to deal with the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border has won a temporary reprieve in the Senate. Senators voted 63-33 Wednesday to advance the $3.5 billion emergency spending bill over a procedural hurdle. But with Congress adjourning for the summer within days and Republicans opposed,... (More)
  • State News

    Joey Broussard new LDWF Enforcement Division head

    Joey Broussard new LDWF Enforcement Division head

    Updated: 10:33 AM 7/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says 23-year veteran Joseph "Joey" Broussard has been named head of the Enforcement Division. The 55-year-old from Port Barre was also promoted to colonel. Broussard was chief of staff for Jeff Mayne, who recently retired as colonel of the Enforcement... (More)
  • International News

    Gaza strike kills 15, wounds 150

    Updated: 10:33 AM 7/30/2014

    JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip - Gaza health officials say 15 people have been killed and more than 150 wounded by an Israeli airstrike in a crowded shopping area. The Israeli military had no immediate comment. Gaza health ministry official Ashraf al-Kidra says the area was busy Wednesday because residents... (More)
  • Adv. - more news below

True View

Watch ABC ABC News ABC News

Your Weather Photos

News Video

Sports Video

Programming

Now on WBRZ 2

4:00 PM WBRZ News 2 Louisiana at 4 4:00 PM - WBRZ News 2 Louisiana at 4
A comprehensive examination of the major local, regional, state and national news events of the day and issues affecting business, economics, sports, weather conditions and rush-hour traffic are presented by the WBRZ News 2 Team.
4:30 PM Jeopardy! 4:30 PM - Jeopardy!
A returning champion and two challengers test their buzzer skills and their knowledge in a wide range of academic and popular categories as they vie for a cash prize in the classic trivia game show of answers and questions.
5:00 PM WBRZ News 2 Louisiana at 5 5:00 PM - WBRZ News 2 Louisiana at 5
The events and stories that have shaped the day's local, regional and national news, the latest items of interest in the Baton Rouge area community, daily business updates, sports scores, weather and traffic are reported by the WBRZ News 2 Team.
5:30 PM ABC World News with Diane Sawyer 5:30 PM - ABC World News with Diane Sawyer

View Full Listings

Now on WBRZ Digital 2.2 Cable 124

4:00 PM WBRZ News 2 Louisiana 4:00 PM - WBRZ News 2 Louisiana
The events and stories that have shaped the day's local, regional and national news, the latest items of interest in the Baton Rouge area community, daily business updates, sports scores and weather forecasts are reported by the WBRZ News 2 Team.
5:00 PM WBRZ News 2 Louisiana 5:00 PM - WBRZ News 2 Louisiana
The events and stories that have shaped the day's local, regional and national news, the latest items of interest in the Baton Rouge area community, daily business updates, sports scores and weather forecasts are reported by the WBRZ News 2 Team.
6:00 PM WBRZ News 2 Louisiana 6:00 PM - WBRZ News 2 Louisiana
The events and stories that have shaped the day's local, regional and national news, the latest items of interest in the Baton Rouge area community, daily business updates, sports scores and weather forecasts are reported by the WBRZ News 2 Team.
7:00 PM WBRZ News 2 Louisiana 7:00 PM - WBRZ News 2 Louisiana
The events and stories that have shaped the day's local, regional and national news, the latest items of interest in the Baton Rouge area community, daily business updates, sports scores and weather forecasts are reported by the WBRZ News 2 Team.

View Full Listings

Now on WBRZ Digital 2.3 Cable 18,125

4:00 PM WBRZ 24 Hour Weather 4:00 PM - WBRZ 24 Hour Weather
5:00 PM WBRZ 24 Hour Weather 5:00 PM - WBRZ 24 Hour Weather
6:00 PM WBRZ 24 Hour Weather 6:00 PM - WBRZ 24 Hour Weather
7:00 PM WBRZ 24 Hour Weather 7:00 PM - WBRZ 24 Hour Weather

View Full Listings

Now on WBTR-41 Cable 19

4:00 PM Inside Edition 4:00 PM - Inside Edition
News anchor Deborah Norville and her team of correspondents present an alternative program involving hard-hitting investigations, consumer tips, celebrity and pop culture news on gossip, and a collection of human interest pieces.
4:30 PM WBRZ News 2 Now 4:30 PM - WBRZ News 2 Now
5:00 PM Paid Program 5:00 PM - Paid Program
Sponsored television programming.
5:30 PM Paid Program 5:30 PM - Paid Program
Sponsored television programming.

View Full Listings

Live Traffic Center

Most Popular