Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As camera

Tagged News

  • Privacy concerns raised over police body cameras

    October 7, 2015 7:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police body camera recordings will be public record - including video recorded inside a private residence, a committee learned while discussing the issue at city hall Wednesday. The group was organized by Metro Council. Members will watch the progress of a pilot program where Baton Rouge... more »
  • Jefferson Parish sheriff bucks nationwide body camera trend

    June 22, 2015 11:15 AM

    GRETNA - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff says he is skeptical of adding body cameras to his deputies. The New Orleans Advocate reports Sheriff Newell Normand says the cameras are expensive and flawed in terms of what they detect. Normand fears that the devices will lead the public to too often... more »
  • Walker police to be fitted with body cameras

    April 30, 2015 8:04 AM

    WALKER- Walker Police will be the first law enforcement agency in Livingston Parish to wear body cameras. The Advocate reports the department recently purchased 18 cameras to record audio and video for officers. Walker Police Capt. John Sharp says he hopes all of his road officers are outfitted with the... more »
  • Body cameras for BRPD put off another month

    April 22, 2015 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Council members put on hold any decisions Wednesday night about requiring Baton Rouge Police to use body cameras. The council deferred a decision for 30 days. It will be back on the agenda for their May 27th meeting. Council member C. Denise Marcelle said... more »
  • More people looking for home security following violent week check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 4, 2015 9:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a violent few days in the Capital City, some people are turning to home security systems for extra safety. Custom Security Systems told WBRZ, there was a surge in customers looking for equipment Wednesday after a home invasion Tuesday morning. Following the attack where a... more »
  • Police say GoPro could be useful tool for motorcyclists check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 2, 2015 6:44 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police say motorcycle riders should consider wearable cameras as a useful safety measure after a dangerous hit-and-run over the weekend. GoPro cameras are a usually considered a fun tool for photography enthusiasts, used to capture special moments and adventures, but for motorcyclists like Casey Brooks they... more »
  • Handcuffed woman drives cop car

    January 28, 2015 7:40 PM

    CENTER TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA- There was a 100 mile-per-hour chase with a woman with her hands cuffed behind her back at the wheel. Police in Pennsylvania say Roxanne Rimer, was caught on camera driving after she stole a police cruiser near Pittsburgh. She managed to get the car in... more »
  • Neighborhood relying on security cameras to catch thieves check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 5, 2015 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A neighborhood is relying on security cameras to help assist police in the search for thieves who got away with their belongings over the weekend. The thieves got away with cash, gift cards and more when they burglarized more than a dozen cars. All of the... more »
  • Brusly approved for police body cameras

    October 13, 2014 10:18 PM

    BRUSLY- The police department here will likely be getting body cameras for officers, the latest trend in police gear. Monday, the council approved the deal as expected. A week earlier , they heard from Brusly Interim Police Chief Richie Johnson who wanted the cameras for his force. "It's... more »
  • Brusly council to approve police body cameras check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 6, 2014 9:49 PM

    BRUSLY - Monday, Brusly Interim Police Chief Richie Johnson asked city leaders to allocate money to outfit his force with body cameras. Law enforcement agencies are quickly catching on to the new technology that gives them a better view of the scene. Police in Addis have been using them... more »
  • City leader exploring the use of police officer body cameras check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 10, 2014 10:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle is exploring the possibility of adding more eyes to what's going on during emergencies through the use of police body cameras. Marcelle said body cameras would add more transparency to the police department and would be an additional tool for investigations.... more »
  • Funeral procession nailed with red light tickets check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 25, 2014 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A funeral procession driving with a police escort to a cemetery was hit with multiple red light tickets when the procession was ushered through an intersection at Coursey and Cedarcrest. "We had two police escorts on motorcycles, we all had our flashers on and we were in... more »
  • Best Buy's summer road trip ideas check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 7, 2014 8:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Cody Dickerson with the Best Buy on Bluebonnet Blvd. in Baton Rouge stopped by 2une In Monday with some tips to help keep you busy on the way to vacation this summer. Some of his ideas include a tablet to keep your kids busy in the... more »
  • Brusly burglar caught on camera check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2014 4:38 PM

    BRUSLY - Police in Brusly are on the lookout for a crook who kicked in a door, then went running when the home's alarm went off. It happened in broad daylight in the Brusly Oaks Subdivision in off Louisiana Highway 1. Crime isn't something homeowner Rene Picard worried about... more »
  • Popular intersections for red light violations

    October 23, 2013 12:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Nearly 36,000 red light violations were issued in 2012, data obtained by WBRZ News 2 shows. The College Drive lights around I-10 are at the top of the list. Some 6,000 were snapped and issued to drivers who disobeyed red lights. Following College, Sherwood Forest at... more »
  • Zachary speed cameras gone in November check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 30, 2013 10:13 PM

    ZACHARY - A controversial speed camera along Hwy. 19 in Zachary is on it's way out. The city and Redflex, the company who owns the traffic camera, will end the contract November 22. Those who drive through Zachary, are weary of the cameras. "As soon as you... more »
  • Troopers: guardrail camera system is a hoax

    September 17, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police used the same platform to dispel rumors that has been used to fuel them about a new way to ticket speeding motorists. Troopers call a picture circulating the Internet showing a speed camera disguised inside a guardrail the "latest and greatest urban legend." The picture... more »
  • VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Trailer breaks free on interstate "bump" check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 24, 2013 9:46 PM

    GROSS TETE - Drivers believe a jolt from a bump caused a runaway trailer on I-10 East near the Gross Tete Wednesday. Denham Springs resident Mike Dutcher caught the incredible video with his dash cam recorder. "We were both cruising along about 70 miles-per-hour and I slowed down... more »
  • Police release photos of car burglars

    May 21, 2013 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for help identifying several people they said broke into a bait car in Baton Rouge which had hidden cameras inside. Detectives said the bait car was hit on two separate days. Three people were caught on camera breaking into the car on May 7... more »
  • Surveillance camera use controversy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 22, 2013 9:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - When you take a stroll in downtown Baton Rouge, chances are someone is watching. "I don't like it," Jerry Corntwaite said. If you take a close look, you'll see surveillance cameras are all over the place. "That doesn't bother me," Avia Dimittia said. "If... more »
  • State lawmaker starts new fight against red light cameras check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 21, 2013 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Representative Paul Hollis (R-Covington) says if you live in an area that does not use red light cameras, you should not have to pay fines. He has filed a bill for the upcoming session to make it law. Hollis says drivers with a car registered... more »
  • Red light cameras stay

    February 13, 2013 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The red light camera violation system will remain through 2013. Wednesday night, Metro Council members decided to keep the program going at least until the end of December. The cameras snap pictures of drivers who run red lights and mail violations. In five years, 171,000... more »
  • Controversial traffic camera ticket system discussed Wednesday

    February 12, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders will debate the controversial red light camera system Wednesday evening. An item on the week's Metro Council meeting deals with the camera system's contract. American Traffic Solutions, Inc. (ATS) is in charge of the cameras that snap pictures of drivers running red lights and mails... more »
  • Companies donate security technology to Newtown

    January 18, 2013 4:29 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - A Connecticut company says it has nearly finished installing state-of-the-art security equipment at a school to which students moved after the deadly Newtown elementary school shooting. Thomas Marino Jr.'s father owns Advanced Security Technologies in Stratford. He says he reached out to manufacturers after the Dec. 14... more »
  • Lawmakers shown video of Benghazi attack

    November 15, 2012 6:00 PM

    WASHINGTON - Lawmakers have seen a video made drone surveillance and security camera video that showed them in real time the attack in Libya that killed four Americans, including the ambassador. Top intelligence officials showed them the footage as part of hearings on the attack in September on the diplomatic... more »
  • Red light bills scheduled for debate in committee

    April 26, 2012 9:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers will consider several changes concerning red light camera operations in Louisiana. One would ban unpaid citations from issued through an automated camera system from being sent to a collection agency. We'll track these bills and others important to you today. Look for updates on WBRZ.com... more »
  • Council authorizes traffic camera negotiations

    April 18, 2012 7:28 AM

    LAFAYETTE - The Lafayette City-Parish Council has voted to give City-Parish President Joey Durel the approval to begin renegotiating the contract for the city's red-light camera enforcement program. Despite that vote on Tuesday, the future of the red-light cameras is uncertain, and the council is scheduled to decide next month... more »
  • Bill to change red light camera tickets rejected check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 2, 2012 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Senate committee rejected a bill today that would have banned collection agencies from collecting fines for traffic tickets that came from red light cameras. Sen. J. P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, authored the bill because he said municipalities could collect their own fees, and sending them... more »
  • WBRSO: Critter camera catches peeping Tom check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 17, 2012 2:42 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A West Baton Rouge Parish homeowner used a wildlife camera to catch a man peeking in on his wife while she was changing, according to sheriff's deputies. Deputies arrested Randy Thigpen this morning for peeping Tom charges and trespassing. Detectives said he was caught peering into... more »
  • LSU to add 170 new crime cameras

    February 8, 2012 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE-- LSU is adding 170 new crime cameras to the roughly 300 already on campus. Last semester, they helped solve at least five crimes on campus, according to Capt. Cory LaLonde with the LSU Police. They also saved some departments thousands of dollars. News 2's Stephanie... more »
  • Councilman's son shot

    February 6, 2012 10:14 AM

    BATON ROUGEĀ - The search continues for the gunman who shot the 15-year-old of Councilman Chandler Loupe. The shooting happened Friday night according to EBR police during a drug deal in the Mayfair Subdivision. Coucilman Loupe's son was shot in the chest and remains hospitalized. News2 Reporter Chris... more »
  • Man caught on camera stealing change machine

    December 13, 2011 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos today of a man caught on camera stealing an entire change machine from an East Baton Rouge Parish car wash. Casey Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said the theft happened early the morning of Nov. 28 at the LA... more »
  • EBR Schools preparing for bus cameras

    August 25, 2011 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The process of installing cameras on East Baton Rouge school buses is about to begin, but the school district isn't footing the bill. The school board recently approved a measure to put the cameras on 35 of the district's 600 buses, at a cost of $7,000... more »
  • Camera found in government restroom, worker fired

    July 18, 2011 2:18 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. - Lafayette's city-parish government has fired an employee accused of secretly recording video in a men's restroom of the planning and zoning department. Police said 38-year-old Jeffery Larcade, of Lafayette, was arrested Friday and booked with video voyeurism after a co-worker discovered the camera. He had... more »
  • Man claims deputy took away more than his rights

    June 27, 2011 6:44 PM

    BLANKS, La.- A man from Pointe Coupee Parish says a sheriff's deputy took away more than just his rights. Arthur Smith told News 2 that Deputy Corey Beach took his camera away after he started filming a crash that happened in front of his home late Saturday night. A... more »
  • Robber sought after knocking down cashier, fleeing on bike

    March 21, 2011 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the man that attacked a cashier and robbed the Acadian Food Mart. Sgt. Don Stone said the robber was caught on camera when he came into the store around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The cashier told police the man came into the store... more »
  • BR man convicted of "movie bootlegging"

    February 15, 2011 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A man from Baton Rouge is the first in the state, to be convicted of "movie bootlegging." It's a new law, passed by the state legislature in 2005. Terry Briggs, 55, is convicted on six counts of Unlawful Operation of a Recording Device. Briggs will spend 3... more »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days