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  • State politicians mocked, satirized this weekend Play Video

    March 27, 2015 5:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - When all else fails, at least you can get a laugh at state politics. The Baton Rouge Gridiron Show is this weekend. The entire performance is a political satire, and the actors and actresses are local television and newspaper reporters. Audience members can watch them mock... more »
  • Celebrate 'Art in the Park' this weekend in Baton Rouge Play Video

    March 20, 2015 7:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - You can check out some of the top visual and performing arts in the area this week at Art in the Park. The event is hosted by the Baton Rouge Gallery at BREC's City-Brooks Park and will have something for the entire family. There will be... more »
  • Reduce Your Risk: Heart Walk Heroes Play Video

    March 20, 2015 6:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - This weekend thousands of people will flock to Baton Rouge for the Capital Area Heart Walk. Every face, t-shirt, and pair of sneakers has a different story to tell about the heart disease, the number one killer in America. Take 37-year-old Trey Truitt for example.... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Pets Lost and Found Play Video

    March 20, 2015 6:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If your pet has ever gone missing, you know the agony associated with trying to find it. You can now start your search online with an impressive success rate. The Facebook page " Lost Pets of Baton Rouge " was founded by Allison Claudet, her daughter... more »
  • Personal tragedy encourages BRPD officer to teach self-defense classes Play Video

    March 19, 2015 7:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD Officer Rendy Richard also teaches Equalizer classes. For her, it's personal. Richard had a cousin that was murdered. It was an experience that she said influenced her to teach the class. She hopes that by teaching women to protect themselves, she may be able to... more »
  • Go Dancin' in the Street with the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Play Video

    March 19, 2015 6:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Since 1960, the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre has had hundreds of award-winning dancers grace its stage. Christy Benoit and Rick Naqvi stopped by 2une In Thursday to talk about upcoming events the theatre is hosting. Tonight there is a pre-party at Kendra Scott where they'll be... more »
  • Reduce Your Risk: Bo's Story (A Close Call) Play Video

    March 18, 2015 7:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - When Bo Myers teaches a class, he doesn't give out grades, but rather dishes out life-saving lessons . One afternoon Bo walked into his grandmother's backyard, only to find his 7-year-old nephew lying on the ground unconscious, after being pinned under a welding table. "it was... more »
  • Ruffino's: Grilled shrimp skewers with mango salsa Play Video

    March 18, 2015 7:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our March Chef of the Month, Peter Sclafani, returned to the 2une In kitchen Wednesday morning to teach us another delicious recipe: Grilled Shrimp Skewers. Ingredients: 24 extra large Gulf Shrimp, peeled with tail on, deveined 4 bamboo or metal skewers 1 cup extra virgin olive... more »
  • American Red Cross searching for volunteers this March Play Video

    March 18, 2015 7:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE- March is American Red Cross month. News 2's Rebecca Buchanan met up with some volunteers from the organization to find out what they do and how other people can get involved. Red Cross volunteers often arrive at the scene of accidents shortly after firefighters and other first... more »
  • Party to save the Louisiana coast Play Video

    March 17, 2015 8:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is bringing "Party for the Coast" to Baton Rouge. Chuck Simmons stopped by 2une In this morning to tell us about the party. The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is a group that does many things to protect Louisiana's coastline.... more »
  • Cool Schools: Port Allen High learns about oil and gas production Play Video

    March 17, 2015 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Dr. Rhonda Matthews has been a chemist for more than ten years, and is currently in her second year of teaching at Port Allen High School. One of her favorite classes to teach is Oil and Gas Production . The smaller-sized class teaches students about how refineries... more »
  • BREC Summer Camp registration begins Saturday Play Video

    March 17, 2015 7:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Now that the weather is finally warming up it's time to start thinking about what you're kids are going to do over the summer. BREC Communications Director, Cheryl Michelet, stopped by 2une In this morning to talk about some of the options parents have when trying to... more »
  • Reduce Your Risk: Hollis' close call Play Video

    March 16, 2015 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Someone in the U.S. is killed by a heart attack every 34 seconds. A South Louisiana school superintendent almost found this out the hard way , in an experience that he says "has changed his life." Last October, 42-year-old Hollis Milton was driving from Baton Rouge to... more »
  • Louisiana students begin PARCC testing Play Video

    March 16, 2015 6:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Students across the state begin a week of PARCC testing, the examination associated with the controversial Common Core education standards, today. But not all are going to be spend their day bubbling in answers on a scantron sheet. Around 320,000 students in Louisiana joined more than... more »
  • JDRF takes aim at Type 1 Diabetes with annual Derby after Dark Play Video

    March 13, 2015 8:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is preparing for their 14th annual Derby After Dark. News 2's Rebecca Buchanan visited Galatoire's Bistro in Baton Rouge this morning to talk about the event. JDRF is racing for a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. The auto immune disease keeps... more »
  • Celebrating 30 years of Wearin' Green Play Video

    March 13, 2015 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Preparations are underway for Baton Rouge's annual Wearin' of the Green Parade. It will hit the streets of the Capital City Saturday morning for the 30th time. Over time, it has grown from a trailer with some hay and a few hundred parade-goers to 150,000 people... more »
  • Outdoor Report: Louisiana Sportstman Show Play Video

    March 13, 2015 6:42 AM

    GONZALES - The Louisiana Sportsman Show is the largest and longest-running outdoors show in Louisiana. It kicked off Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. There is something for everyone at the event, regardless of your age; from kids' rides and food to watching... more »
  • Healthy alternatives to your unhealthy breakfast Play Video

    March 12, 2015 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It is the third month of 2015, and many people have already forgotten their New Year's Resolutions. March is National Nutrition Month, which makes it the perfect time to get back on track. Courtney Brock, the Director of Pennington Biomedical's Research Kitchen and research dietitian Renee... more »
  • Women chefs cook up an end to domestic violence Play Video

    March 12, 2015 7:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - This month you can eat, listen to live music and give back to your community. Lynn Medley-Long from the IRIS Domestic Violence Center and Heather Berthelot from the Belle of Baton Rouge stopped by 2une In Thursday to talk about how you can get involved in the... more »
  • St. Joseph Hospice hosts annual Altar next week Play Video

    March 12, 2015 7:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - St. Patrick is not the only saint being celebrated in Baton Rouge this week. It is also time to honor St. Joseph, one of the patron saints of Italy with a tradition of faith and food. It's time for the St. Joseph Altar, presented by St. Joseph... more »
  • St. Patty's Day Parade preps underway Play Video

    March 12, 2015 6:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge is going green, getting ready for the 30th annual "Wearin' of the Green" St. Patrick's Day Parade. Barricades already line sections of the parade route as residents and business owners get ready for the big day. The parade draws crowds of people to the... more »
  • ICYMI: Ruffino's Crawfish Cakes Play Video

    March 12, 2015 5:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our March Chef of the Month is Chef Peter Sclafani at Ruffino's Restaurant in Baton Rouge. He returned to the 2une In Kitchen Wednesday with another delicious recipe: Ruffino's Crispy Crawfish Cakes. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup finely chopped yellow onions 1/2 cup... more »
  • Make the Right Choice for your kid's education Play Video

    March 11, 2015 9:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The best way to know you are making the right choice when it comes to educating your kids is to know your options. That's why more than 28 East Baton Rouge Parish elementary, middle and high schools will have interactive displays at a fair to showcase... more »
  • Reduce Your Risk: Heart 2 Heart Play Video

    March 11, 2015 8:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Mary and Martha were born 15 minutes apart on August 9th, 1947. They have been inseparable ever since. They share everything, including a long family history of heart disease. Their mother had a heart attack and open surgery, so red flags went up in July 2013... more »
  • Politicians, community & business leaders unite to smush litter bugs Play Video

    March 11, 2015 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Keep Louisiana Beautiful has removed litter and debris from roadsides, highways and waterways with the help of more than 23,000 volunteers. This weekend, even more people will join in the fight against litter. "We've invited business leaders, community leaders, (and) elected officials to join us in... more »
  • Louisiana taxpayers leave unclaimed money on the table Play Video

    March 10, 2015 8:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tax time is here, and many Louisiana taxpayers could be leaving some money on the table. Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon stopped by 2une In this morning with some important tax reminders. "53% of the money that's available to be taken advantage of either as a... more »
  • Cool Schools: Southeast Middle searches for a breast cancer cure Play Video

    March 10, 2015 7:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Some 8th graders at Southeast Middle School wanted to do something special for their math teacher, Michelle Perk. What started out as small project, quickly grew into something the whole school rallied behind. Southeast Middle has now raised $11,000 for breast cancer research. It all began... more »
  • BRCC invites you to celebrate the arts in March Play Video

    March 10, 2015 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College is working on final preparations of their upcoming two-week celebration of the arts. The 7th annual BRCC ArtsFest March 16th-20th and 23rd-29th. Dean of Liberal Arts Gail Suberbielle and Associate Professor/ArtsFest Co-chair Ben Lowenkron visited 2une In this morning to talk about... more »
  • Locals remember importance of historic Selma march Play Video

    March 9, 2015 9:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - People around the United States are pausing this week to remember one of the most iconic moments in American history. Events marking the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' in Selma, Alabama took place over the weekend. It's been five decades since thousands of demonstrators crossed the... more »
  • Rep. Graves talks immigration, Obamacare and Iran Play Video

    March 9, 2015 9:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It has been whirlwind start to 2015 for one of Louisiana's newest congressmen. Rep. Garret Graves (R) has hit the ground running since winning the run-off in the 6th Congressional District. He stopped by 2une In this morning to talk about his experience so far. "In... more »
  • Reduce Your Risk: Randy's Ride Play Video

    March 9, 2015 8:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Someone in the United States is killed by heart disease every 39 seconds. A Clinton man and his wife are dreaming of a great retirement adventure, but it almost turned into a great tragedy when he had a brush with heart disease. Randy Russell has a... more »
  • Celebrate accomplishments of Louisiana women at LSU Women's Center Play Video

    March 9, 2015 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Over the weekend, the world celebrated International Women's Day. The celebration continues next week at a special event hosted by the LSU Women's Center. 2015 Esprit de Femme Awards and Sunrise Celebration is Thursday, March 19th from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel (7000... more »
  • Got a gambling problem? Now there's help Play Video

    March 5, 2015 7:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Compulsive Gambling Counselor, Matricia "Mat" Green, stopped by 2une In this morning to give us some background on gambling addictions, and how to tell if you or a loved one have a problem . "Gambling is really a growing problem... more »
  • Kids with disabilities get rolling with Wheels to Succeed Play Video

    March 5, 2015 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 56 kids with disabilities are on a waiting list for adapted bikes through the Wheels to Succeed program. Physical therapists at the McMains Children's Development Center say it is a fun way to get kids to want to do therapy, but the bikes can be expensive.... more »
  • Baton Rouge Toy Chest holding fundaiser at Lava Cantina for delivery van Play Video

    March 5, 2015 6:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's always important to help out the less fortunate, especially around the holidays. Today Mylisha Robinson and Igor Matkovic from the Baton Rouge Toy Chest stopped by 2une in to talk about what they do to give back to the needy. The Baton Rouge branch is... more »
  • John Kennedy talks proposed state budget cuts Play Video

    March 4, 2015 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's state budget crisis is a hot topic these days. State Treasurer John Kennedy joined 2une In this morning to give his take on Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposed budget, who's to blame and how he proposes to fix it. Higher education is facing $141 million in... more »
  • Ruffino's: Ahi Tuna Tartare Play Video

    March 4, 2015 6:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our March Chef of the Month is one of Baton Rouge's favorite restaurants for seafood, steaks and more: Ruffino's and award-winning, nationally-acclaimed Chef Peter Sclafani. On the menu this morning on 2une In: Ahi Tuna Tartare . Ingredients: 1 lb. Fresh Ahi Tuna, diced 1/2... more »
  • Trash and Treasure for charity Play Video

    March 4, 2015 5:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One person's trash is another one's treasure. You can get your hands on some great bargains for a great cause this weekend in Baton Rouge. It's time for the annual Attic Trash and Treasure Sale, organized by the Inner Wheel of Baton Rouge. The event is... more »
  • Cool Schools: 100 years at 7th Ward Elementary Play Video

    March 3, 2015 8:16 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Our Cool School this week is a Livingston Parish school that's celebrating a big milestone this year. 7th Ward Elementary is celebrating 100 years of learning and memories . When 7th Ward opened in 1915, the school had a principal and one teacher. It's now home... more »
  • Needy of Greater Baton Rouge begins Easter drive Play Video

    March 3, 2015 7:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lent is the time to serve the poor and needy. Tim and Tracy Arceneaux stopped by 2une In to explain how you can get in the giving spirit and donate to the Needy of Greater Baton Rouge. "It brings tears to your eyes to see that... more »
  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month at Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Play Video

    March 2, 2015 9:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The month of March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month at Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. During this time doctors are really pushing people to get screened for cancer. "Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in Louisiana," Dr.... more »
  • Southern University Founder's Day celebration next week Play Video

    March 2, 2015 9:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Next Monday, Southern University will be celebrating it's 101st Founder's Day. The celebration will include a keynote speaker, a Founder's Day birthday party, and an awards dinner and dance. "It's a great time to have alums come back," Preston Castille admitted this morning on 2une in. "In fact... more »
  • Manship Theatre celebrates 10 years in Baton Rouge Play Video

    March 2, 2015 6:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Manship Theatre is marking their tenth anniversary with a weeklong celebration of plays, music, comedy and dance. The festivities kickoff Monday night. "Tonight we have a student theatre advisory board, which is made up of high school students from around the city," John Kaufman explained... more »
  • 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 »

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