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  • Entergy addresses woman's electricity bill woes after 2 On Your Side report Play Video

    March 23, 2018 6:43 PM

    UPDATE: Entergy tells 2 On Your Side’s Brittany Weiss that there has been a resolution for Sybil Jordan. It thanks WBRZ for bringing her matter to Entergy’s attention. Jordan tells 2 On Your Side’s Brittany Weiss that Entergy called to apologize and took off the $2,200 charge transferred to... more »
  • The Latest: Trump speech leads to 4.5 million tweets Play Video

    January 30, 2018 8:47 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's first State of the Union is the most-tweeted joint address to Congress ever, according to Twitter. The social network says 4.5 million tweets were sent around the annual event, surpassing last year's record of 3 million for Trump's first address to Congress -... more »
  • Governor Edwards to deliver keynote address at LSU graduation ceremony in May

    April 18, 2017 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Governor John Bel Edwards will deliver the keynote address at LSU's commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12, the university announced Tuesday. "We are pleased to welcome Gov. Edwards to campus to speak to our May graduates," LSU President F. King Alexander said. "Gov. Edwards has a long... more »
  • Helen Mirren to speak, receive honorary degree at Tulane ceremony

    March 7, 2017 11:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University in New Orleans has announced that actress Helen Mirren will deliver the keynote address to graduates at its 2017 commencement. The ceremony is set for May 20 in the Superdome. Tulane's Monday news release says the English actress also will receive an honorary degree at... more »
  • Obama says Trump should push Russia on nukes

    January 18, 2017 2:57 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is calling on President-elect Donald Trump to continue trying to persuade Russia to reduce its nuclear stockpiles. In his final press conference as president Wednesday, Obama said that he tried to negotiate further reducing nuclear arsenals with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but he says Putin... more »
  • Edwards reflects on his first year as governor

    January 11, 2017 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor John Bel Edwards gave his remarks on his first year in office Wednesday. A full transcript of the governor's remarks can be found below: Good afternoon. Thank you all for being here. A year ago today, I took the oath of office with... more »
  • Obama says Biden was his 1st, best choice

    January 10, 2017 9:25 PM

    CHICAGO - President Barack Obama says choosing Joe Biden to be his vice president was the first and best choice he made. He says Biden - "the scrappy kid from Scranton who became Delaware's favorite son" - has not only been a great vice president during the past eight years,... more »
  • Congressman Cedric Richmond to deliver SU Commencement address

    April 28, 2016 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- United States Congressman Cedric Richmond will deliver the commencement address for the Southern University Baton Rouge 2016 Spring Commencement. Congressman Richmond represents Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He currently serves on the House Committee on Homeland Security where he works to ensure New... more »
  • Gov. John Bel Edwards addresses lawmakers Monday

    March 14, 2016 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor John Bel Edwards said he wants more from lawmakers as they began work Monday. The regular legislative session began around lunchtime, just a few days after a special session on the budget ended. The regular session will run until June 6. The governor said not... more »
  • Governor-elect Bel-Edwards addresses Southern University graduates

    December 11, 2015 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Nearly 500 graduates at Southern University got their diplomas Friday morning. It was a major milestone in the lives of the students. But some said along with graduating they were also excited to listen to the commencement speaker for their class. "I was just really proud that... more »
  • Denzel Washington to deliver Dillard's commencement address

    March 13, 2015 3:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington will deliver the commencement address at Dillard University when 247 students graduate. The ceremony is at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 9. Dillard President Walter M. Kimbrough says the university is excited for Washington's participation in the graduation ceremony. He says Washington... more »
  • The State of the Union & You Play Video

    January 20, 2015 8:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - President Obama is set to deliver his annual State of the Union address before Congress tonight. The main focus of the speech is expected to be economics. It comes just a week after a study revealed the cost of living in Baton Rouge is too high... more »
  • Obama outlining mission to fight Islamic militants Play Video

    September 10, 2014 2:08 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address Wednesday outlining an expanded military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq, and urge Congress to quickly give him authority to arm moderate Syrian opposition forces fighting President Bashar Assad. But administration officials say Obama will press... more »
  • Obama to deliver prime-time address on militants

    September 9, 2014 11:09 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address to the nation Wednesday to discuss his plans for expanding U.S. efforts to confront militants in Iraq and Syria. The White House says Obama will speak from the State Floor at 9 p.m. EDT. The White House says he will... more »
  • Obama speech sets stage for looming policy fights

    January 21, 2013 6:44 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has prepared a second inaugural address that broadly lays out his vision for the country's future while leaving the details of the policy fights over taxes, guns, immigration and other divisive issues for another day. White House aides say the president will not make a... more »

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