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  • 1 dead in Thursday morning shooting on Curtis Street

    August 27, 2015 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that happened early Thursday morning. Authorities say 21-year-old Marlon Williams was found lying in the street in the 1800 block of Curtis Street around 5 a.m. Williams died at the scene. There are no suspects or motives at this... more »
  • Baton Rouge-area home sales increase for second consecutive month

    August 27, 2015 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- For the second month in a row, the number of houses sold in metro Baton Rouge increased from a year ago. According to figures from the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing Service, there were 955 homes sold in July in the nine-parish area. That compares... more »
  • 1950s Coca-Cola sign to glow again over heart of Baton Rouge

    August 27, 2015 4:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Area Foundation says it's taking ownership of a 1950s neon Coca-Cola sign under an agreement to get it glowing after 15 dark months. Executive Vice President John Spain says the foundation negotiated an agreement with Mike Crouch, who owns the building under the sign. He... more »
  • Study: BR traffic 3rd worst among mid-sized cities check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 26, 2015 7:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new study ranks Baton Rouge traffic third worst in the country among mid-sized cities. The study released Wednesday was conducted by INRIX, a company providing traffic information online and on mobile devices. The study finds Baton Rouge residents on average lose $1,262 a year in... more »
  • BRCC at risk of losing trade accreditation over questionable credentials check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 26, 2015 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College could lose its accreditation, depending on the results of an investigation currently underway by out-of-state investigators. This is a story the Investigative Unit first reported Monday. The National Center for Construction Education and Research, or NCCER, sent a team of auditors... more »
  • DOTD offering informational meetings for I-10 Corridor Improvement Survey Play Video

    August 26, 2015 9:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will be holding public meetings for proposed improvements to the I-10 Corridor from Essen Lane to LA 415 in Baton Rouge. The project is currently in the planning stage and the DOTD is looking for public feedback. Representatives of the project... more »
  • Albemarle to move HQ out of Baton Rouge

    August 25, 2015 2:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chemicals company Albemarle announced Tuesday they will move their headquarters and other parts of their business out of Baton Rouge next year. The company announced they will be relocating their HQ and Performance Chemicals business to Charlotte, N. C., and their Refining Solutions business to Clear... more »
  • $150K in unclaimed property returned at Baton Rouge event

    August 25, 2015 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has returned $150,506 in unclaimed money to hundreds of residents during an event in Baton Rouge. State Treasury John Kennedy, in a statement Monday, said one lady found $20,000 during Saturday's Unclaimed Property event at the Mall of Louisiana. Kennedy says a... more »
  • Man charged with attempting to murder police officers

    August 25, 2015 12:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a man with attempted murder of a police officer after BRPD said he tried to run two officers over during a chase overnight. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the officers shot and injured St.julian Baranco, 30, of Kenner before he was arrested. McKneely said a... more »
  • WATCH: Amoeba testing in state lab Play Video

    August 25, 2015 12:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE – In a lab requiring security clearance similar to military compounds, scientists are working to test water from water systems across Louisiana. This summer, three systems have been found to contain a brain-eating amoeba. At a state lab, experts are checking and testing samples from other systems.... more »
  • Suspect in Saturday bank robbery arrested

    August 24, 2015 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies apprehended a man wanted for a bank robbery and possibly two other heists around the city. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Louis Bennett III. Bennett is charged with armed robbery following a heist at the Whitney Bank on... more »
  • Neighbors rescue man from burning home

    August 24, 2015 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Neighbors rescued a homeowner from a burning home Monday afternoon. Firefighters said the unidentified man had been overcome by smoke as he was trying to escape the home from a window. Neighbors, who saw smoke pouring from the home, ran to the man's aid and helped... more »
  • Man shot in leg by someone in passing car Monday

    August 24, 2015 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police tape and first responders blocked North Street near N 46th Street Monday afternoon after a man was found shot near Turner Plaza apartments. Police now have evidence markers in a lane of North St. It is very evident that this happen out next to... more »
  • LSU classes begin Monday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 24, 2015 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU faculty, staff and students are heading back to class Monday morning. University president, Dr. F. King Alexander stopped by 2une In this morning to tell News 2's John Pastorek about his expectations for the upcoming year. Students moved onto campus last week and have spent the last... more »
  • Stolen car likely connected to three robberies after bank heist

    August 22, 2015 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A similar car has been used in three robberies in the last 24 hours. Most recently, a man drove away from a robbery at a bank on Bluebonnet in a gray, four-door Volkswagen. Sheriff's deputies investigated the heist at the bank, a Whitney Branch near the... more »
  • Young teen one of two shot in Baton Rouge Friday night

    August 21, 2015 9:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 15-year-old was taken to the hospital following a shooting Friday night. Police said two people were shot at 650 North Ardenwood Drive. Conditions of the two people were unknown as of this post. Crime scene taped off in Renaissance Gateway Apt. complex, off... more »
  • Rep. Barrow wants criminal penalties for unlicensed day cares check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 21, 2015 7:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Representative Regina Barrow (D-Baton Rouge) is spearheading a movement to create criminal penalties for operating a day care without a license. She brought the issue up today at the state's Early Childhood Care and Education Advisory Council. Barrow wants a committee formed to research the issue. Currently... more »
  • Parking in a tight spot: Downtown Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 21, 2015 12:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Drivers, workers and customers of downtown businesses are stuck in a tight spot; a parking spot. Workers have complained about a lack of parking recently as construction increases in the downtown area. Police have said officers are ticketing more drivers who park illegally. Restaurant workers... more »
  • Mother guilty in baby's murder

    August 20, 2015 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A mother was convicted of murder by a jury Thursday night. Ashley Heard, 30, was on trial following the June 2013 death of her 11-month-old daughter, Aaliyah Heard. The jury unanimously found Heard guilty of second degree cruelty to a juvenile and second degree murder.... more »
  • Fugitive sex offender arrested in Shreveport

    August 20, 2015 3:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Attorney General “Buddy” Caldwell’s office announced Thursday that a fugitive with a history of evading sex offender registration in Texas and Louisiana was captured in Shreveport. Agents with the Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit captured Kentrell Debose, 27, Tuesday in Shreveport. Caldwell’s office said Debose... more »
  • Boy, 8, testifies in mother's murder trial after infant dies

    August 20, 2015 7:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An 8-year-old Baton Rouge boy has testified in his mother's murder trial in connection to the death of the woman's 11-month daughter. The boy testified Wednesday that he misses his mother but fears her boyfriend - the girl's father - because he says the man would beat... more »
  • Head Start employees investigated for fraud check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 19, 2015 8:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Eighty-one Head Start employees were paid $110,978 in unemployment benefits while employed, according to a city-parish internal audit. Officials say most the over payments were accidental, but some individuals are being investigated for fraud. The over-payments occurred during a three year period from 2012 to 2014.... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Hundreds of cases remain open, despite DNA match check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 19, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hundreds of positive DNA matches from the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab tied to criminal cases have done nothing to resolve them. The positive DNA test results from evidence in those cases were sent to area law enforcement agencies, for them to investigate. In the eight parish area... more »
  • Crowd voices concerns with barge cleaning operation

    August 18, 2015 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- People packed a hearing room at the Department of Environmental Quality Tuesday night, most to voice their opposition to a proposed barge cleaning facility south of LSU along River Road. People, holding signs with a community-organized social media slogan printed on the front, said they are concerned... more »
  • Candidate for Lt. Governor draws criticism for use of 'n' word check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 18, 2015 6:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A state Senator from Opelousas is drawing fire tonight for a controversial campaign ad that uses the "n" word. Elbert Guillory says his ad refers to the words of President Lyndon Johnson in 1964 after he signed the Civil Rights Act. According to Guillory's Facebook Page,... more »
  • 2015 Black Lives Matter Summit check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 18, 2015 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Delta Alumnae Chapter and other participating groups are hosting a Black Lives Matter Summit later this month. The summit will address and discuss issues such as high incarceration rates, black-on-black crime statistics, problematic relationships with law enforcement and other problems facing the black... more »
  • Baton Rouge Food Tour check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 18, 2015 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Food Tour is a perfect way to explore restaurants and other attractions in the area. It gives groups the perfect taste of southern Louisiana cuisine and culture. This morning the tour's founder, Kim Harper stopped by 2une In to tell us more about... more »
  • Report: City workers caused $100,000 in thefts and damages in 2014 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 17, 2015 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A financial report released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor revealed that city employees caused more than $100,000 in thefts and damages for the city of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parish in 2014. In January, Baton Rouge Police arrested three Department of Public Works... more »
  • Cristo Rey Baton Rouge High School check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 17, 2015 10:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A new high school is coming to the capital city. Cristo Rey Baton Rouge High School will be moving into the old Redemptorist High School building in North Baton Rouge. The school will open its doors next August. Cristo Rey leaders will start taking applications September... more »
  • Southern University classes start Monday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 17, 2015 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University has continued to build a strong foundation for students despite recent budget cuts. Students are heading back to class Monday morning, eager to start the new year off on the right foot. This will be the first year for the university's new president and... more »
  • Baton Rouge plans to fill large hole in sidewalk check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 13, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A large hole in the middle of a downtown sidewalk could soon be filled. It's located on North 7th St. in between Main St. and North St. The hole is actually an old utility box owned by AT&T. The company decommissioned it and sealed the box, but... more »
  • Prominent BR Attorney says DNA evidence exonerates him in wife's murder check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 13, 2015 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A prominent Baton Rouge attorney says DNA evidence processed by the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab rules him out as a suspect in his wife's murder 30 years ago. Denise Porter was killed inside her apartment in 1985. Investigators said she was stabbed to death. Over... more »
  • Mercury, PCBs prompt warning about Devil's Bayou check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 13, 2015 4:53 PM

    Ed. note - As is said and shown in the story, the fish in Billy Whetstone's market do not and never have come from Devil's Swamp. BATON ROUGE - Louisiana agencies say nobody should eat fish or crawfish from Devil's Swamp and Bayou Baton Rouge, or swim or boat... more »
  • Governor's next address won't be 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

    August 13, 2015 3:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's not Washington, D.C. but the Jindals will have a new home in 2016 - in the upscale University Club neighborhood. "U Club", as some call it, is an 18-hole golf course community. Homes are built around the course and a neighborhood version of Camp David:... more »
  • The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present: Built To Amaze check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 13, 2015 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The circus is coming to town! The Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey present: Built To Amaze is coming to Baton Rouge this weekend. This morning, some members of The Greatest Show On Earth stopped by 2une In to give News 2's John Pastorek and Kylie... more »
  • 22-year-old water advisory upgraded to serious level

    August 12, 2015 11:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State health officials said Wednesday, unhealthy levels of industrial compounds and mercury were found in fish from the Devil's Swamp and Bayou Baton Rouge area. Due to the contamination, the state issued a "no consumption" advisory for the waterways. People are told to avoid eating fish... more »
  • Council committee to watch body camera pilot program in BR

    August 12, 2015 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Council members set up a committee to review the potential of outfitting police officers in the city with body cameras. At its meeting Wednesday evening, Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle discussed what she called a body camera review board. The board, the happy medium between council... more »
  • Glass collection isn't broken, but it'll cost $1 more now

    August 12, 2015 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Waste fees for East Baton Rouge Parish residents will increase $1 after decisions by Metro Council members Wednesday afternoon. The extra charge will cover glass recycling, which had been under the crusher and was set to be canceled. Glass is not a competitive item for recyclers,... more »
  • Coworkers remember murdered woman as caring, joyful check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 12, 2015 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Co-workers of a woman who was savagely beaten to death with a baseball bat remember her for her contagious smile and loving personality. Johnson worked at Remington College for the past 13 years in the admissions department. Taryla Mack saw her last Thursday. "She was always... more »
  • John Schneider set to take down Broadmoor Theater sign check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 12, 2015 8:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Broadmoor Theater sign is set to come down on Wednesday. The theater is being demolished to make room for additional parking for a nearby shopping center. Former “Dukes of Hazzard” star, John Schneider, is taking the sign to John Schneider Studios in Livingston Parish where... more »
  • Baton Rouge airport's master plan seeks business development

    August 12, 2015 7:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport has seen several non-aviation businesses sprout up on its land over the past several years. Airport leaders now want to ensure that businesses leasing the land surrounding the airport will continue to prosper and try to attract more economic drivers to the area... more »
  • Gun store offers free class to women with restraining orders check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 11, 2015 7:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One gun store is offering free training to women who have restraining orders against abusive men. The owners of Precision Firearms and Indoor Range said they reached the decision because they're upset with the recent killing of Geismar resident Monica Johnson. Authorities said Johnson was... more »
  • Funeral services held Monday for area legislator check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 10, 2015 7:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Grief-stricken family members clung to one another Monday as Rep. Alfred Williams' casket was wheeled out of a North Baton church. About 500 people attended the service, including state lawmakers and city-parish officials. Williams, 64, died of complications from knee surgery last week. He was a... more »
  • Dr. Z's favorite over-the-counter skincare products check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 10, 2015 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On Monday's News 2 at 4, Dr. Z visited the studio to tackle a question that she says she gets frequently from numerous clients: what are your favorite skincare products that I can get over-the-counter? As an expert on caring for skin, nails and hair, the... more »
  • Another plea deal in courthouse evidence theft scheme

    August 10, 2015 3:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The son of former State District Judge Kay Bates pleaded guilty Monday to malfeasance, possession of cocaine and obstruction related to a case against him where he was indicted for theft of cocaine and weapons from the evidence locker at the 19th Judicial District Courthouse in 2012.... more »
  • Baton Rouge Fire Department investigates arson

    August 9, 2015 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating an arson that took place in the 2000 block of Gore Road. Investigators are in the process of interviewing neighbors in the area to try to piece together what happened. Tammy Douglas lives next door to the torched... more »
  • Former postal worker sentenced for stealing

    August 8, 2015 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Authorities say a former postal worker has been sentenced to a year and 8 months in prison for stealing from the U.S. Postal Service and for using information from stolen mail for identity theft. Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson of Baton Rouge also ordered 38-year-old... more »
  • Fish spill closes highway Friday night

    August 7, 2015 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A fish spill closed parts of Airline Highway Friday evening. The intersection of Airline and Beechwood Drive, east of Plank Road, was closed while police and the fire department worked the situation involving the fish truck. The fire department was called to clear the road of... more »
  • Local authorities to honor fallen police officer

    August 7, 2015 9:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police will line I-10 Saturday afternoon as the body of a police officer originally from Ascension Parish passes through the city. A spokesperson for the Baton Rouge Police Department said officers will be asked to line the side of the Interstate with their police unit lights... more »
  • Local blind man wants city to fix sidewalk hazard check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 7, 2015 7:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A utility access point in the middle of a downtown sidewalk has been left uncovered for years according to residents. Without the cover, the utility point is a large hole, a hazard residents estimate to be three feet long, one foot wide, and seven inches deep. ... more »
  • Levee inspections continue despite falling river levels

    August 7, 2015 3:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While officials continue to monitor levees along the Mississippi, the Army Corps said Friday, it has deactivated its Phase II flood inspections. Water levels have dropped enough to warrant a downgrade, but monitoring will continue. Currently, the Corps said it maintains a Phase I observation level.... more »
  • Construction delays expected on I-10 East this weekend

    August 7, 2015 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Traffic officials again warned drivers of expected delays on I-10 due to an ongoing construction project near Grosse Tete in Iberville Parish through the end of August. The Department of Transportation and Development reminded drivers to expect heavy delays this weekend on I-10 East near Grosse... more »
  • Three-month-old baby died Saturday morning

    August 6, 2015 11:28 PM

    UPDATE: The three-month-old baby died Saturday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, John Hope now faces murder charges. ********************************** BATON ROUGE - Police said the father of a three-month-old was arrested late Thursday night, charged with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Officers were called to an... more »
  • Man arrested, punched for trying to take officer's Taser

    August 6, 2015 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man was booked for resisting arrest after police said he tried to grab an officer's Taser during a struggle Wednesday night. Baton Rouge Police said officers were sent to Jackson Avenue over a fight between 48-year-old Lonald Ray Blakes and his wife. The... more »
  • First day of classes for some students check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 6, 2015 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Some kids in Baton Rouge are heading back to class today. School officially starts on Thursday for students in East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana and Tangipahoa Parish. Last month, parents in Tangipahoa Parish asked the school board to postpone the first day of classes because of... more »
  • Bicyclists remember friend who was killed in crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 5, 2015 12:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tuesday night, bicyclers took to the streets for a ride to honor a fellow cyclist who died in a collision Monday . Clifford Gouner, 64, was killed when he rode his bike into the street. He was hit by an SUV near Goodwood and Lobdell Avenue... more »
  • State Representative Alfred Williams died Tuesday night check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 4, 2015 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Representative Alfred Williams died late Tuesday night, WBRZ confirmed. Williams, who represents the 61st district, had been recovering from surgery. People who knew him and confirmed his death said he died from complications related to the surgery. Sources tell us Williams suffered complications... more »
  • Deputies honored for life-saving rescues

    August 4, 2015 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Numerous sheriff's deputies were honored for their work at a banquet Tuesday night. Among those recognized by Sheriff Sid Gautreaux were six deputies for their heroism during dangerous calls. Deputy Kristen McKnight, Cpl. Patrick Roberts, Reserve Dy. John Buie, Lt. Josh Harris, Lt. Eric Strickland and... more »
  • Big rig tangle caps day of delays for I-10 West

    August 4, 2015 7:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic congestion continued to be an issue through rush hour in Baton Rouge Tuesday after a trio of big rigs blocked one lane of I-10 West. The Department of Transportation and Development said the incident happened on I-10 West just before Dalrymple Drive. News 2 crews... more »
  • LSU sets fundraising record with $193 million

    August 4, 2015 7:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE- In the past year, LSU has shattered several major fundraising records. University leaders say money will help the school grow and improve programs even as state funding remains relatively stagnant. Faced with the possibility of potentially catastrophic cuts to its state funding, LSU managed to take in $193... more »
  • One person killed in two overnight fires check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 4, 2015 12:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters worked two simultaneous fires Monday night, both requiring the attention of paramedics. The coroner responded along with firefighters to a blaze at a home on Voohries Drive near its intersection with Mollylea Drive. A spokesperson for the Baton Rouge Fire Department said the fire killed... more »
  • Numerous injuries reported in BR crash

    August 3, 2015 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Multiple people were taken to area hospitals after a crash late Monday night. The wreck closed a portion of Burbank Drive between West Lee and Ben Hur Road. Numerous police and emergency personnel responded to the scene. Police said it appears one vehicle was involved... more »
  • Horse killed in mishap on I-10

    August 3, 2015 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A horse was killed while trying to jump out of a moving trailer Monday. Police said the trailer, being pulled by a pick-up, was around the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge when the horse tried to jump from an open window on the side of the trailer.... more »
  • Family pet killed in overnight house fire

    August 3, 2015 9:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Investigators with the Baton Rouge Fire Department are looking into an house fire that killed a dog early Monday morning. Fire crews responded to the blaze in the 1800 block of Birch St. near N. 19 th around 3a.m. It took crews about 30 minutes to get... more »
  • Three dead after Sunday morning shooting

    August 2, 2015 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a shooting that left three men dead early Sunday morning in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police said the shooting happened around 1:00 a.m. on the 2300 block of Jefferson Ave. "All of a sudden I started hearing gunshots. I dropped down on... more »
  • D.A.: no charges filed against football players check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 31, 2015 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The district attorney's office said no formal charges will be filed against LSU football players Anthony Jennings, Dwayne Thomas and Maquedius Bain. "The district attorney's office has thoroughly reviewed all of the evidence and documents associated with the arrests... Based on our review, no formal charges... more »
  • Zap, crack, boom

    July 31, 2015 11:49 AM

    It was an explosion of wood and bark outside when lightning struck a tree during Thursday Afternoon's storms. From their Shenandoah area Baton Rouge home, George and Stacey Tull said, “the power surged, house shook and we heard the loudest explosion.” // ... more »
  • Breakfast with 2une In: Back-to-School Expo check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 31, 2015 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The fourth annual Back-to-Schoo Expo is back in Baton Rouge this weekend. The event serves as a one-stop shop for people looking for supplies and information on the upcoming school year. Volunteers will be handing out more than 1,800 school supply bags that were donated from... more »
  • Dirty barge cleaning emails check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 11:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An email chain with foul language and offenses turned up in a public records request dealing with a controversial barge cleaning operation planned for south of LSU. Tubal-Cain wants to build its plant across the levee from Farr Park and neighborhoods. Since a WBRZ report about... more »
  • Two houses shot up in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman says people shot up her house early Thursday morning in Baton Rouge, because they were trying to kill her son. The shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. on Ingram Drive in the Glen Oaks area. One house was riddled with at least 15 bullet holes, and... more »
  • Coroner identifies man killed during Carlotta St. fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 9:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office identified the victim of a morning house fire that left one man dead. According to the coroner, 37-year-old James Mobley was the man firefighters said was killed after he was overcome by smoke on the second floor of a... more »
  • Murder suspect dead, woman shot during standoff

    July 29, 2015 9:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the scene cleared from a violent standoff, specifics about what happened during the takedown became less clear. Police said they were not ready to confirm how a woman wound up being shot in what was, at first, reported as crossfire when a U.S. Marshal's task... more »

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