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  • Get free dental treatment in Baton Rouge this weekend Play Video

    February 27, 2015 7:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Nearly half of American Adults don't have dental insurance of any kind. The Louisiana Dental Association hopes to improve that statistic in our area with the event they're hosting this weekend. The Mission of Mercy Free Two-Day Clinic began Friday morning. There are no income or... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Quadriplegic Artist Play Video

    February 27, 2015 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tragedy often unearths things inside us we never knew existed. One woman discovered her inner talents despite nearly losing everything. Donna Bell is a quadriplegic. She was paralyzed from the neck down in a car crash 35 years ago. She was bored, dependent and frustrated until... more »
  • The Fitness Expert: Track your Success Play Video

    February 26, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - This week on 2une In, fitness guru Tanesha Craig has given you tips to tone your arms without a gym membership, ways to perfect your abs before beach season and methods to spice up your water . This morning, she discussed how to ensure you have sustained... more »
  • Top local fashion designers on display this week Play Video

    February 26, 2015 7:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Do you like to stay up-to-date when it comes to fashion? You can get a sneak peak of some up-and-coming fashion trends in Baton Rouge this weekend. The Oneofakind Baton Rouge Fashion week is back for a second year. It will feature the work of some... more »
  • Protect yourself: Springtime is scam time Play Video

    February 26, 2015 7:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Springtime is scam time. Whether it's your tax returns or yard work, scammers are looking to con you to get your money or personal information. National Consumer Protection Week was created to keep that from happening. "We're seeing a lot of disputes about tax prepares," Sam... more »
  • The Fitness Expert: Spice up your H2O Play Video

    February 25, 2015 8:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - While temperatures are chilly this week, things will start heating up before you know it. When exercising in the heat, it's important to stay hydrated. Fitness Expert Tanesha Craig joined us on 2une in this morning for tips to make water more interesting . It's no... more »
  • Girls practice healthy habits in 'On the Run' program Play Video

    February 25, 2015 8:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An after school program is inspiring young girls to be healthy and happy. There are Girls on the Run teams at more than 50 locations across south Louisiana, including Forest Heights Academy of Excellence in Baton Rouge. The students are just a couple weeks into the... more »
  • Tommy's Fish House: French Toast, Omelets and the Hangover Sandwich Play Video

    February 25, 2015 7:36 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville has shown you delicious recipes all February long, including seared tuna , shrimp and grits and pepper jack crab dip as our Chef of the Month. This morning on 2une In, Kenny Carr and Chalin Delaune helped kick-start your day with the perfect... more »
  • The Fitness Expert: Simple Steps for Perfect Abs Play Video

    February 24, 2015 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Fitness expert Tanesha Craig joined us on 2une In this morning for tips to kick-start your springtime workout. She says you can get perfect abs in three simple steps , all from the comfort of your own home. For more tips and tricks, contact Tanesha... more »
  • Meeting next week to discuss revitalizing old Entergy site Play Video

    February 24, 2015 8:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Capital City is in the midst of a redevelopment revolution. Baton Rouge is constantly changing and developing. The latest chapter of the revolution is the old Entergy site on Government Street. Redevelopment Authority President/CEO Gwen Hamilton joined us on 2une In this morning for an update... more »
  • The Fitness Expert: Simple Dumbbell Workouts Play Video

    February 23, 2015 8:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With spring right around the corner, now is the time to start thinking out improving your exercise habits. We met up with fitness expert Tanesha Craig with some easy tips you can do in your own living room. You don't need a gym membership to get... more »
  • Local law enforcement take the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Play Video

    February 23, 2015 7:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement agencies from across the area are teaming up to raise money for Special Olympics by taking the Polar Plunge. This year's plunge is Saturday, February 28th at 9 a.m. at the Cabela's in Gonzales. This is the eighth year of the event. There are... more »
  • Louisiana Legacy: Crawfishin' Family Play Video

    February 23, 2015 7:14 AM

    DUPONT - Crawfish season is upon us, and fishermen are feeling more positive about this season than last year. But it's about more than just boils. It's a way of life for families in Louisiana. The trade is passed down from generation to generation. Carlton LeGrange's life work has... more »
  • Get a Taste of Central at annual Festival of Two Rivers Auction Play Video

    February 23, 2015 6:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - St. Alphonsus Parish is famous for the Hornets, Fr. Mike Moroney and the Festival of Two Rivers. It's coming up this Saturday with an auction, taste fair and $10,000 raffle. The 7th annual Festival of Two Rivers Auction and a Taste of Central is this Saturday,... more »
  • St. James Gumbo: The perfect recipe for Lent Play Video

    February 20, 2015 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's the first Friday in Lent, which means it's time for a Baton Rouge Lenten tradition. They'll start serving gumbo today at St. James Episcopal Church. It's served every Friday during Lent from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at 205 North 4th Street in downtown Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Kayak Fishing Play Video

    February 20, 2015 7:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kayak fishing is a growing sport in south Louisiana. Some credit it's growing possibility to four LSU graduates who launched a new company and their dreams at the same time. "I got my first kayak when I was a sophomore," Corey Coghlan explains. "That's when I... more »
  • Preventing child abuse one pinwheel at a time Play Video

    February 19, 2015 8:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana has been dedicated to preventing abuse and neglect of children in Louisiana since 1986. Helping them uphold their mission is as easy as using social media. PCAL has plenty of events on their calendar. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. "Our... more »
  • Sen. Cassidy talks immigration, healthcare and more Play Video

    February 19, 2015 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been whirlwind few months for new U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy. At the end of 2014, the then-representative defeated incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu to earn a spot in the Senate. Now that he's been sworn in, he's in the think of debates over immigration, healthcare and energy.... more »
  • Exchange 'Gas for Guns' this weekend Play Video

    February 19, 2015 5:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - BRAVE continues to get guns off the streets of Baton Rouge through their 'Gas for Guns' program. You can exchange your firearms for up to $300 in fuel money. Since the program began, they've given out more than $40,000 in gas cards and have $40,000 more... more »
  • Tommy's Fish House: Seared Tuna Play Video

    February 18, 2015 8:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our 2une In Chef of the Month for February is Tommy's Fish House in Prairieville. Kenny Carr joined us in the kitchen this morning with a recipe that's perfect for the start of Lent : Seared Tuna. Directions: 1) Put about 3 tbsp. of butter... more »
  • Seminar for senior citizens struggling behind the wheel Play Video

    February 18, 2015 7:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Stories about senior citizens becoming overwhelmed behind the wheel and getting into accidents are becoming more common. An upcoming seminar will focus on the keys to driving safely as you get older . "This seminar is targeting adults with aging parents and adults who are aging... more »
  • Mardi Gras revelers trade beads for ashes Play Video

    February 18, 2015 7:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Today marks the beginning of the Lenten season. Faithful Mardi Gras revelers are hanging up their beads and heading to church . The ashes come from blessed palm branches from the last Palm Sunday. Hundreds of faithful will fill churches to receive the ashes in the... more »
  • Cool Schools: St. Thomas More Play Video

    February 17, 2015 7:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Mardi Gras is celebrated in Many different ways throughout Louisiana. Whether it's chasing chickens or riding floats, people say it's great for the community to come together and celebrate the season. The same can be said about St. Thomas More Catholic School in Baton Rouge. Their... more »
  • With Mardi Gras drawing to a close, don't forget about safety Play Video

    February 16, 2015 8:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With just two days of Mardi Gras celebrations remaining, State Police say now isn't the time to slack when it comes to safety. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe . It's important to have a game plan. You should know the... more »
  • Louisiana's top dogs competing at Westminster Play Video

    February 16, 2015 7:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The search for America's top dog begins today the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. This year there are plenty of Louisiana connections, including several dandy dogs that could win "Best in Show". Thousands of the nation's best dogs will be on display... more »
  • Brothers recognize their sister's dream with the Krewe of Comogo Play Video

    February 16, 2015 7:35 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - While forecasted wet weather forced the Krewe of Comogo to roll a day earlier than anticipated, three brothers behind the parade are just happy they still have the chance to honor their sister. It rolled for the third time this year, adding 13 new floats to its... more »
  • LSU Scouting Report: One-on-One with Paul Mainieri Play Video

    February 13, 2015 7:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU opens the 2015 baseball tonight at The Box against the University of Kansas. The new season brings along new hopes and high expectations. News 2's John Pastorek got a scouting report on the Tigers when he went one-on-one with head coach Paul Mainieri . ... more »
  • Hope for the voiceless: Human trafficking in Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 13, 2015 6:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Calls reporting human trafficking have doubled in Louisiana over the past two years. increased awareness from both public safety officers and the public has helped voiceless victims change their lives. News 2's Rebecca Buchanan visited Sullivan's this morning for Breakfast with 2une In to discuss the upcoming... more »
  • Outdoors Report: Fishin' heatin' up Play Video

    February 13, 2015 5:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Looking for the perfect Valentine's gift for the angler in your life? How about a new rod and reel or a lightweight, camo tackle box? In this Outdoors Report, News 2's John Jackson says not to let the cold weather fool you: fishin' is already heating up.... more »
  • Open Data BR site already making City-Parish more efficient, tech-friendly Play Video

    February 12, 2015 8:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - This morning on 2une In, City-Parish Director of Information Services Eric Romero joined us to discuss Mayor Kip Holden's new Open Data Initiative . "Open Data BR is really the framework for Mayor Holden's vision to make the Baton Rouge government more efficient, transparent and create... more »
  • Harlem Globetrotters returning to Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 12, 2015 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Harlem Globetrotters are returning to Baton Rouge! They're performing on Saturday, February 21st at 7 p.m. Visit the Baton Rouge River Center website for tickets. Globetrotters rookie Zeus McClurkin joined us on 2une In this morning to talk about his first year with the... more »
  • Bonefish Grill: Lobster Tacos Play Video

    February 12, 2015 7:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Couples have begun making reservations at restaurants around the city to celebrate Valentine's Day. Chef Brian Bertin from The Bonefish Grill stopped by 2une In this morning with a great dish to share with your sweetheart: Lobster Tacos. Ingredients: 8 oz. lobster claw or leg... more »
  • Political, health and community leaders to discuss BR's emergency room situation Play Video

    February 11, 2015 8:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Inner-city health care is the topic of discussion on the steps of the Capitol this morning. Political and community meetings are meeting to discuss options after the announcement that Baton Rouge General's Mid-City Emergency Room is closing. The group and hospital officials agree that too... more »
  • The Digital Answer Man returns with the latest gadgets Play Video

    February 11, 2015 7:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Digital Answer Man Jim Barry returned to 2une In this morning to show off the hottest gadgets in the tech world. The new innovations were just introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Watch this morning's segment to stay up-to-date on the technological advances.... more »
  • Tommy's Fish House: Shrimp and Grits Play Video

    February 11, 2015 7:30 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Our 2une In Chef of the Month, Chef Kenny Carr from Tommy's Fish House , was back in the kitchen this morning. On today's menu: Shrimp and Grits. Ingredients: Butter Worcestershire Sauce 1/2 tsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. dry parsley 1/2 tsp. rosemary dry 1/4 tsp. black... more »
  • Growing efforts to fight growing crime in Downtown B.R. Play Video

    February 10, 2015 8:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - New development has downtown Baton Rouge growing like never before. Now you can expect the police presence there to do the same. The BRAVE Initiative is now in action there, and a new police precinct is coming soon. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the... more »
  • Deadline to get health care without a penalty less than a week away Play Video

    February 9, 2015 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The open enrollment period for health insurance under the affordable care act ends on February 15th. Brian Keller from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana stopped by 2une In this morning to explain what happens if you miss that deadline. "You may be out of luck... more »
  • Louisiana Legacy: Mardi Gras Costumes Play Video

    February 9, 2015 7:22 AM

    IOTA - A woman in Acadia Parish has been sewing and crafting Mardi Gras costumes for people in Louisiana and around the world for decades. Jackie Miller has even been inducted into the Louisiana Folklife Center Hall of Fame. For more than forty years, she's handmade more than 1,000... more »
  • Breakfast with 2une In: Getting Active for Autism Play Video

    February 6, 2015 8:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Chances are you know someone who's been impacted by autism. This morning on Breakfast with 2une In, News 2's Josh Eachus went Active for Autism with a special event at raising funds and awareness. Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge is behind the 6th Annual... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: The Declining Bird Population Play Video

    February 6, 2015 7:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana is known as Sportsman's Paradise, but it's also a paradise for our feathered friends. The bird population is rich here, but it's now in decline. In this Weekends with Whitney preview, News 2's Whitney Vann shows you how you can help reverse the alarming trend .... more »
  • Women learn to fight crime in Equalizer Self-Defense classes Play Video

    February 6, 2015 7:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are empowering woman by teaching them how to defend themselves and trust their instincts. This morning on 2une In, News 2's Rebecca Buchanan gave an inside look at the Equalizer Classes. Baton Rouge Police warn that you never know when you'll end up in that... more »
  • Go Red for Women's heart health this month Play Video

    February 5, 2015 8:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Even though this is purple and gold, blue and gold, and green and gold country, it's time to drag the red out of the back of your closet. Friday is "Go Red for Women" Day. "Every minute in this country, a woman dies of heart-related disease,"... more »
  • Meet EBR's Students of the Year Play Video

    February 5, 2015 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of students, parents and teachers gathered last night to celebrate the best of the best in education: the East Baton Rouge Parish Students of the Year. Dozens of students from just about every school in the system were honored for their academic achievement, leadership and community... more »
  • Super help with filing on Super Tax Day Play Video

    February 5, 2015 7:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The scramble is on to get your tax returns ready. If you're stressing out, there's a way for you to receive free assistance. Capital Area United Way is hosting their annual Super Tax Day this weekend. Kendall Hebert joined us on 2une In this morning with the... more »
  • Pennington Biomedical takes aim at childhood obesity Play Video

    February 4, 2015 8:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Pennington Biomedical Research Center recently launched a new program aimed at reducing childhood obesity in kids in our area. The new "Childhood Obesity Treatment Toolkit" made its debut last week. It features information for pediatricians to evaluate obesity in children, as well as approaches for... more »
  • Best, brightest from EBR schools recognized today Play Video

    February 4, 2015 7:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The best and brightest from East Baton Rouge Schools will be honored today. Dozens of students from Baton Rouge elementary, middle and high schools will be recognized for their academic achievements, before the three "Students of the Year" are named. News 2's John Pastorek will... more »
  • Conference focuses on understanding the feelings of Alzheimer's patients Play Video

    February 4, 2015 7:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Living with Alzherimer's Disease presents many challenges for patients, their families and caregivers. You can meet those challenges at a conference next week at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Dana Territo with Alzheimer's Services visited 2une In this morning with more information about the conference. The... more »
  • Who's playing where?: A guide to National Signing Day Play Video

    February 4, 2015 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Today's a big day for high school senior athletes in our area: it's National Signing Day. It's the day we learn who's going where to play college ball. Here are times for schools in our area: 8:00 a.m.- West Feliciana 8:30 a.m.- Plaquemine 9:00 a.m.-... more »
  • Tommy's Fish House: Pepper Jack Crab Dip Play Video

    February 4, 2015 7:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Chef of the Month for February is Chef Kenny Carr from Tommy's Fish House in Prairievile. He joined Kylie Dixon and John Pastorek in the 2une In Kitchen this morning to make what he believes is their best-tasting dish: Pepper Jack Crab Dip. Ingredients: ... more »
  • Turkish Dervishes 'whirl' into Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 3, 2015 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A religious tradition from Turkey makes its way to Baton Rouge Tuesday night. The performance of the Whirling Dervishes is supposed to convey God's spiritual sift to anyone who witnesses their ritualistic movements. The tradition dates all the way back to the 13th century! They'll... more »
  • Coming Soon: Cuts to higher ed, but not TOPS Play Video

    February 3, 2015 9:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All eyes are on the state budget shortfall as the Jindal Administration discusses making difficult cuts that will likely include major slashing to higher education. While the governor won't announce the budget until later this month, they want to address concerns about the TOPS Program. ... more »
  • Baton Rouge's oldest Mardi Gras Krewe parades this weekend Play Video

    February 3, 2015 8:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Capital City's oldest Mardi Gras Krewe rolls this Saturday in Downtown Baton Rouge. Krewe of Mystique's parade begins Saturday at 2 p.m. This is their 37th year of parading in Baton Rouge. News 2's Whitney Vann is the Grand Marshall, while Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto... more »
  • Cool Schools: Lewis Vincent Elementary Play Video

    February 3, 2015 8:12 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A volunteer at Lewis Vincent Elementary in Denham Springs is opening the eyes of her third graders In more ways than one. Mary Haupt is blind, but she doesn't let that slow her down. She says teaching is what she was born to do and credits... more »
  • Valentine's Gala focuses on protecting the hearts of student-athletes Play Video

    February 3, 2015 7:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Valentine's Day is coming up, which makes this the perfect time to start thinking about your heart. You can save lives, raise awareness of sudden cardiac deaths and have a great time at Jump Start Your Heart's Valentine's Gala. Donna Lee and Danielle Kelley joined us on... more »
  • RIbbon-cutting for new playground at Bernard Terrace Elementary Play Video

    February 2, 2015 8:15 AM

    Baton Rouge - The children of Bernard Terrace Elementary get to see their imaginations come to life today. Three years ago, they began their playground plans with the LSU Community Playground Project. The playground based on the collaboration with LSU Biological Engineering students was built by more than 120... more »
  • Top Tigers in the Super Bowl Play Video

    January 30, 2015 8:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has had no shortage of players go on to play in the Super Bowl after their college career concludes. News 2's John Pastorek looks back in this edition of Louisiana Super Bowl legends. LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Billy Cannon played in one Super Bowl... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Surviving Modern Fires Play Video

    January 30, 2015 6:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The open floor plans, synthetic materials and plush furniture in modern homes can turn a house fire into a raging inferno faster than ever. The fast-moving flames deplete the oxygen-supply, replacing it with a deadly black smoke and poisonous gases that can kill you in minutes.... more »
  • OLOL honors top blood donors Play Video

    January 29, 2015 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The availability of blood can mean life or death for people involved in an accident of living with a deadly disease. That's why the Our Lady of the Lake Blood Donor Center is taking time to thank those that devote their time and blood to helping save... more »
  • Combating violence early through mentorships Play Video

    January 29, 2015 8:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 2015 has gotten off to a violent start in the Baton Rouge area. There have been ten shootings in East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parishes alone in the past two weeks. There's a current movement that's trying to change that violent culture. January is National Mentoring... more »
  • Fresh, healthy groceries delivered to your door Play Video

    January 28, 2015 8:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Eating local is a trend many people in Louisiana follow, but it can be easier said than done. A couple of food lovers decided to change that. Indie Plate delivers farm-fresh goods straight to your door. The fruits and vegetables are actually picked after you order... more »
  • Mid City Market: Meat Pies & Shrimp and Corn Soup Play Video

    January 28, 2015 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - From great gumbo and sensations soups to spaghetti and meatballs like your Momma used to make, Mid City Market has it all. Chef Don Bergeron returned to the 2une In Kitchen this morning for his final appearance as our Chef of the Month with more comfort food:... more »
  • Bayou Corne sinkhole headed to the big screen Play Video

    January 28, 2015 7:22 AM

    BAYOU CORNE - The sinkhole in Assumption Parish has been discussed in the national news and is at the center of lawsuits and environmental studies. Now it's headed to the big screen. Victoria Greene is the producer/director of a new film called "Forgotten Bayou: Life on the Sinkhole". She joined... more »
  • Beyond Bricks EBR looks to recharge public schools Play Video

    January 28, 2015 6:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Education is a top priority this week with Catholic Schools Week and School Choice Week. Today, Beyond Bricks EBR will also begin a community conversation about public schools. The purpose of the program is to recharge the public school system and make it something to be... more »
  • Cool Schools: Runnels Elementary Play Video

    January 28, 2015 6:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Great Kindness Challenge is how Runnels Elementary School in Baton Rouge is devoting an entire week to doing as many acts of kindness as possible. That's why they're this week's Cool School. "All students will be learning and practicing ways to be kind," Librarian Joni... more »
  • Activists to talk ending violence, help for grieving mothers Play Video

    January 28, 2015 6:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Community activists from Baton Rouge will gather Friday with a specific message: start the dialogue, stop the violence and stop the tears. Arthur 'Silky Slim' Reed joined us on 2une In to talk about "A Mother's Cry". "The cry of every mother is definitely the... more »
  • Animals, science and more at LSU Vet School Open House Play Video

    January 26, 2015 7:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The highly anticipated LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Open House is coming up this weekend. The them is One World, One Health. Vet school students Marylynn Waddle and Melissa Lepuma joined us on 2une In this morning along with Rigby the Hedgehog with all the details. ... more »
  • Top dogs face off at Mardi Gras Cluster Dog Show Play Video

    January 21, 2015 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The search for Louisiana's top dog begins tomorrow in Alexandria when the Mardi Gras Cluster Dog Show gets underway at the Alexandria-Riverfront Center. It could be the first step for one canine to make it to Westminster: the Super Bowl of dog shows. That show takes... more »
  • Chef Don Bergeron Enterprises: Uncle Bud's Cabbage Rolls Play Video

    January 21, 2015 7:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef Don Bergeron of Chef Don Bergeron Enterprises/ Mid City Market joined us on 2une In this morning for another appearance as our 2une In Chef of the Month. On the menu this morning: Uncle Bud Bergeron's Cabbage Rolls. Ingredients: -1 large green cabage -1... more »
  • Tax Season 101 Play Video

    January 20, 2015 8:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Revenue began accepting state individual tax returns today, as did the Internal Revenue Service. This morning on 2une In we were joined by the LDR's Director of Criminal Investigations Barry Kelly who had some tips to survive Tax Season 2015. "You need... more »
  • Cool Schools: Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School Play Video

    January 20, 2015 7:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Every time you throw a way a canned drink, you're actually throwing away money. Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School collected those tabs to raise money for a great cause that's close to their hearts. They recently hit a fundraising goal, and are now being challenged to... more »
  • Join 'Pit Stop Rescue' for an adoption, fundraising event Play Video

    January 20, 2015 6:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're looking for a four-legged companion, the Pit Stop Rescue is giving you an opportunity to adopt your next pet. Director/President Kristen Lizana, Kimmie Carmouche and their friend Alex visited us on 2une In this morning with all the details. "We're a foster organization, which... more »
  • Celebrate MLK Day in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 19, 2015 7:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Today people around the country will pause to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who stood for peace, non-violence and unity. There are no shortage of events for you to join in the celebration of his life and legacy. Members of the Baton Rouge... more »
  • Remembering MLK's dream in Ascension Parish Play Video

    January 19, 2015 7:19 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - There's a special museum in Ascension Parish where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream comes alive. This morning on 2une In, News 2's John Pastorek gave you an inside look at the River Road African American Museum with its founder and director, Kathe Hambrick-Jackson. Click on... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Downtown Living Play Video

    January 16, 2015 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - More than 100 people are kicking off their New Year living downtown in Baton Rouge's Central Business District. In this Weekends with Whitney preview, News 2's Whitney Vann gives you a look at new, affordable apartments. Rent starts around $800/month at the new apartments on 3rd... more »
  • LP shelters looking for 'good voodoo' for rescue animals Play Video

    January 15, 2015 7:28 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Several shelters in Livingston Parish are joining forces this weekend for Pet Fest. We were joined by author Michelle Hirstius this morning on 2une In with all the details. The Pet Fest is Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Livingston Parish Animal Shelter... more »
  • Preparation key to surviving fires Play Video

    January 14, 2015 7:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - When temperatures drop each winter, the number of house fires rises as people try to stay warm. That's already happened several times this year. When it does, the American Red Cross is there to assist families in need. Nancy Malone joined us on 2une In Wednesday morning... more »
  • Chef Don Bergeron Enterprises: Chicken Sausage, Navy Bean and Winter Greens Soup Play Video

    January 14, 2015 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The perfect way to combat the chilly temperatures outside is with some hot comfort food. 2une In's Chef of the Month, Chef Don Bergeron of Chef Don Bergeron Enterprises stopped by 2une In this morning to show you how to make his Chicken Sausage, Navy Bean and... more »
  • Bigger, better improvements for Downtown BR in 2015 Play Video

    January 13, 2015 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Downtown Development District saw plenty of improvements last year, but they've got even bigger plans in 2015. Over the weekend, crews put the finishing touches on some walkways from North Blvd. to Florida. 300 units are also under construction to bring more residents to the... more »
  • WWE Smackdown tonight at the River Center Play Video

    January 13, 2015 7:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - WWE Smackdown is taking over the Baton Rouge River center tonight. Superstar Bray Wyatt joined us on 2une In this morning It's not too late to get tickets to the event. You can find them online on TicketMaster or by calling (800) 745-3000. Click on... more »
  • Go Baton Rouge Green on Arbor Day Play Video

    January 13, 2015 7:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If one of your New Year's Resolutions was to be more "green", the perfect way to start is by celebrating Arbor Day with Baton Rouge Green at their annual luncheon. Amy Loe joined us on 2une In Tuesday morning with all the details. The Arbor Day... more »
  • Begin a career with the Baton Rouge Fire Department Play Video

    January 8, 2015 8:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're looking for a career where you can save lives, property and make a difference, the Baton Rouge Fire Department is looking for you. Fire Chief Ed Smith and Curt Monte joined us on 2une In this morning with an invitation to their recruitment day. ... more »
  • Patriotic food to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans Play Video

    January 8, 2015 7:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - In 1815, Col. Andrew Jackson led Americans to victory over the British in the Battle of New Orleans. This morning on 2une In, John Pastorek's cousin Larry Roussel helped us celebrate by cooking up some patriotic food with Kade Sheets of River Parish Foods. On the... more »
  • Chef Don Bergeron Enterprises: Chicken, Vegetable & Dumpling Soup Play Video

    January 7, 2015 8:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - This morning on 2une In, we were joined by our January Chef of the Month, Chef Don Bergerson of Chef Don Bergeron Enterprises. His first dish of the month is something perfect to warm you up on this cold day. Chicken, Vegetable & Dumpling Soup: ... more »
  • BRG offers free healthcare enrollment help Play Video

    January 6, 2015 7:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're still uninsured, you're running out of time to sign up for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act. The Baton Rouge General wants to help by offering free help to enroll. Mid-City Campus Administrator George Bell joined us on 2une In Tuesday morning with all the... more »
  • Cool Schools: High School Review Play Video

    January 6, 2015 7:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Last year, we started a new series called "Cool Schools" where we counted down the most unique students, teachers, classes and programs in our area. This week on 2une In, we looked back at some of the coolest high schools in our area. At St. Michael's... more »
  • Tips for filing taxes this year Play Video

    January 6, 2015 6:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's time to file your taxes this year, and there are some changes you need to know about. This tax season is expected to be the worst in years for both the IRS and taxpayers. The agency's budget is smaller and the tax code is more... more »
  • Roux Louisiana's Shrimp Scampi and Grits Play Video

    December 31, 2014 7:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Chef David Johnson with Roux Louisiana at Phil Brady's was back in the 2une In Kitchen Wednesday for his final appearance as our Chef of the Month. Louisiana Shrimp Scampi and Grits: Ingredients: 24 large shrimp (1 1/2 pounds) 1/2 teaspoon of salt 2 tablespoons... more »
  • Cool Schools: Bilingual teachers, anti-bullying and ukeleles Play Video

    December 30, 2014 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 2une In began a new series this year called 'Cool Schools'. We've been featuring a different school with a unique teacher, student or organization every week. This week we looked back at some of the Cool Middle Schools in our area. One of our favorites: 86-year-old... more »
  • Cool Schools: Elementary Review Play Video

    December 23, 2014 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Throughout the fall, we've been showing you some of the most unique students, teachers and classes every week in 2une In's Cool Schools segment. While the kids are on winter break, we decided to take a look back at some of our favorite stories. This week,... more »
  • St. Vincent de Paul assisting women, children Play Video

    December 22, 2014 7:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Woman and Children Center at St. Vincent de Paul is a full house this holiday season. The shelter often doesn't have the space necessary to help everyone in need. News 2's Rebecca Buchanan visited the the center this morning on 2une In to learn more... more »
  • How effective is Uber? Play Video

    December 19, 2014 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The ride-sharing company Über has been operating in Baton Rouge for nearly six months, and is becoming more popular during the holiday season. News 2's Whitney Vann put it to the test to see if it really delivers. Click on the video like to see how long... more »
  • The Pledge of Allegiance: Rosenwald Elementary

    December 19, 2014 11:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Today's Pledge of Allegiance comes from the 1st grade at Rosenwald Elementary. Be sure to watch The Daily Pledge every weekday on 2une In at 5:58 a.m. to see if your child's school is featured. more »

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