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  • Fire destroys two homes just before the new year Play Video

    January 1, 2014 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two homes in Baton Rouge went up in flames just before the new year. One home caught fire at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday night on North 47th Street, the other at 9:35 p.m. on North 30th Street. On North 47th, Sandra Dixon was asleep when the... more »
  • Stats: Violent crime down in BR Play Video

    October 7, 2013 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The number of major crimes in Baton Rouge for the first half of 2013 has dropped by 13 percent, compared to the first six months of 2012 . Baton Rouge police released the city's crime statistics for the first half of 2013. "Obviously we're encouraged... more »
  • WBRZ, News 2 and The Advocate present the biggest 4th of July Fireworks show in Louisiana!

    June 26, 2013 1:58 PM

    WBRZ, News 2 and The Advocate present the biggest 4th of July Fireworks show in Louisiana! Join WBRZ and The Advocate for Fireworks On The Mississippi, Thursday July 4th WBRZ News 2 Louisiana is teaming up with The Advocate to bring the Baton Rouge Area " Fireworks On The... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 5, 2013 Play Video

    February 5, 2013 6:17 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 5, 2013 - New help in decreasing the risk of the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer's, just go to the gym more. A decades-long study says people who were physically fit earlier in life are less... more »
  • Texas A&M DE Moore bypassing senior season for NFL

    December 31, 2012 10:57 AM

    DALLAS - Texas A&M leading tackler Damontre Moore says he went back and forth before deciding that the Cotton Bowl will be his last game for the Aggies. Moore says there were a lot of pros and cons about foregoing his senior season to enter the NFL draft. He said... more »
  • Tyrann Mathieu to enter NFL Draft

    November 29, 2012 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU football player Tyrann Mathieu announced Thursday he is entering the 2013 NFL draft. "I want to thank LSU and the fans for all that they have done for me, but now it's time for me to move on to a next chapter and go... more »
  • Metro Council likely to cut CATS funding in 2013 Play Video

    April 23, 2012 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The majority of the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council said it will pull funding from the Capital Area Transit System starting in 2013. CATS CEO Brian Marshall said the annual operating budget for the transit system is roughly $12 million, and $3 million of that... more »
  • Electronic Social Security payments

    March 1, 2012 10:21 AM

    WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. Department of Treasury today kicked off a one year countdown to all-electronic Social Security payments. Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios started the official countdown clock today. On March 1, 2013 all federal benefit recipients must receive their Social Security, and other... more »
  • Livingston school superintendent to retire in 2013

    January 18, 2012 6:56 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish School Superintendent Bill Spear will retire at the end of his current contract in 2013. Spear, whose four-year contract expires Jan. 4, tells The Advocate he will ask the board for an extension to Feb. 15, which is his birthday. Under Spear's leadership,... more »

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