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  • Denham Springs holds festival to showcase city progress, community Play Video

    August 19, 2017 11:37 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The residents of Denham Springs are gathering for a weekend-long celebration put on by volunteers to bring relief to flood-affected families and showcase the progress the city has made. Denham Strong, a group created after the August 2016 flood, hosted what they call "Celebration of Hope."... more »
  • Port Allen gears up for bigger, better 'Juneteenth' celebration Play Video

    June 18, 2017 12:05 AM

    PORT ALLEN - The City of Port Allen is going all out for this year's Juneteenth Freedom Festival. More than just a festival, it's a full-on carnival with rides, food and games. Residents have been celebrating Juneteenth here for almost 20 years. But this year, the city kicked... more »
  • Mark Hamill says he'd like to play George Lucas in a movie

    April 16, 2017 4:39 PM

    He's played Luke Skywalker and the Joker, but Mark Hamill has one role he'd like to add to his resume: That of "Star Wars" creator George Lucas. The actor said Sunday that he would love to play Lucas in a movie about his life when a fan at the Star... more »
  • Year-long bicentennial celebration to kick-off on New Year's Eve

    November 3, 2016 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Mayor Kip Holden announced that the city will kick-off a year-long Bicentennial celebration on New Year's Eve. The Baton Rouge Bicentennial will kick-off at the 2016 Red Stick Revelry New Year's Eve celebration at The Crest Stage in Glavez Plaza and the North Boulevard Town Square... more »
  • Juneteenth Celebration kicks off in downtown Play Video

    June 18, 2016 11:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People moved to the sound of live gospel music Saturday as the Juneteenth Celebration kicked off in downtown Baton Rouge. The celebration has taken place for five years now, and every year it grows in size. "Initially it was 400 to 500 people with one... more »
  • MVP Newton says he's 'putting aside' the dab next season

    June 9, 2016 2:05 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says he's done with the dab. The NFL's Most Valuable Player is moving on from the touchdown celebration he performed last season that became popular across the country. Newton talked about his decision during an interview on WFNZ-AM radio's "The Mac... more »
  • Denver Broncos parade through Mile High City

    February 9, 2016 2:50 PM

    DENVER - Thousands of fans are cheering as the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos parade through the Mile High City. Paradegoers are packed about 20 or 30 people deep along the parade route Tuesday but still have a decent view of the players, who are riding on top of... more »
  • City of Central to celebrate Veterans Day with guests, live music

    November 11, 2015 2:51 PM

    CENTRAL - The City of Central will celebrate Veterans Day Wednesday night with a host of guest speakers and musical tributes. The event kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. in the Central Intermediate School Courtyard. According to the schedule of events, guest speakers include United States Congressman Garret... more »
  • Couples reenact famous kiss

    August 14, 2015 10:01 PM

    NEW YORK (NY) - Couples gathered in Times Square to reenact the famous kiss at the end of World War II. A 25-foot sculpture depicting the famous photo taken of a sailor kissing a white-uniformed nurse towered over dozens of couples for the commemoration of the end of the war... more »
  • After first decade Central says business is booming

    July 7, 2015 7:00 PM

    CENTRAL- Central is celebrating its tenth anniversary by announcing more growth opportunities. City officials held a press conference on Tuesday morning announcing new economic development that plans to generate millions to the city. They said the city is booming and many residents and business owners have worked hard to... more »
  • Tomato Me Crazy Play Video

    June 18, 2015 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A tomato celebration is on its way to Baton Rouge. This morning on 2une In Darlene Rowland talked to News 2's John Pastorek about this weekend's Tomato Me Crazy event. Farmers in Louisiana grow some of the best-tasting tomatoes in the world. Tomato Me Crazy is a... more »
  • Actors in new 'Star Wars' film surprise event audience

    April 16, 2015 1:38 PM

    ANAHEIM, CA - The stars of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" have surprised a packed audience to kick off the four-day Star Wars Celebration at the Anaheim Convention Center. Oscar Isaac, John Boyega and Daisy Ridley joined director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy on stage Thursday to regal... more »
  • NFL unveils plans to mark league's 50th Super Bowl

    March 24, 2015 4:57 PM

    PHOENIX - The Super Bowl turns 50 this year and the NFL is planning a golden yearlong celebration. The league unveiled plans that include sending a gold-colored football to the high school of every player or head coach who played in the big game. The football will have the player's... more »
  • Birthday boy, Justin Bieber, turns 21

    March 1, 2015 6:49 PM

    CNN - The Canadian pop star sensation, Justin Bieber, is officially out of his teens and now 21. Bieber celebrated his birthday Sunday with plenty of sparklers and bottles of bubbly. The pop star was also very active on social media for his celebration stating he's "grateful to... more »
  • At least 18 killed in accident involving Carnival float, power line

    February 17, 2015 3:59 AM

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - At least 18 people on a packed Carnival float in Haiti's capital have been electrocuted by a power line. The accident occurred as thousands filled the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince for the raucous annual celebration. People at the scene say someone on the float used a pole... 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 »
  • LSU fan video goes viral Play Video

    January 11, 2015 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers had just made a miraculous come back in overtime to send the game into a second extra session. It was a stadium of wild fans cheering, but the ESPN cameras found Kiana Rogers. Her celebration went viral because of her enthusiasm and yelling... more »
  • New Year's Eve brings the sounds and sights

    December 31, 2014 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUG E- As the clock ticks on the final hours of 2014, people are doing all they can to get ready for the new year. Some folks are spending hundreds of dollars on explosives for their firework celebration. "I was thinking about $100, trying not to max... more »
  • Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow

    November 26, 2014 1:49 AM

    MINEOLA, N.Y. - A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges along the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor for travelers headed to their Thanksgiving celebrations. The National Weather Service says major Northeast cities are likely to see moderate to heavy rain most of the day. New York and other places... more »
  • LA Health and Rehab Center celebrates 20 yrs. with fundraiser Play Video

    November 6, 2014 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Health and Rehab Center in Baton Rouge is celebrating 20 years of helping people reach their dreams and potential. There is a special fundraising dinner scheduled next week to celebrate. Soundra Temple and Shawne Langston joined 2une In Thursday with all the details. They... more »
  • Field damaged during Saturday's rush Play Video

    October 27, 2014 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Grounds crew at Tiger Stadium had to patch holes in the field Monday following the fan celebration that took place on it Saturday night. Dozens of holes were filled with plugs the size of dinner plates after fans dug up part of the field. ... more »
  • Lod Cook's countdown to 2015 Play Video

    October 23, 2014 7:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's only October, but the Lod Cook Alumni Center is already counting down to their annual New Year's Eve celebration. Kickoff 2015 at the Cook is on Wednesday, December 31st from 7:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. You can get an all-inclusive package for two for $399.... more »
  • Southern celebrates legacy during homecoming festivities

    October 4, 2014 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thousands packed Southern University's campus to celebrate this year's homecoming. For the past two weeks, the school has been celebrating 100 years on Scott's Bluff. To many of the Jaguars, being a part of the century old legacy is something that is priceless. "When... more »
  • Jaguars get in shape for homecoming Play Video

    October 3, 2014 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the Jaguar Nation spent the end of homecoming week working to get fit and healthy. Students at Southern University participated in workout sessions organized as part of the two weeks of celebrations for the school's centennial at Scott's Bluff. Students said they're happy... more »
  • Runnels celebrates 50 years this weekend Play Video

    October 2, 2014 7:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Runnels Independent School is hosting several events this weekend to commemorate 50 years in Baton Rouge. It was founded back in 1965. That makes Runnels the oldest independent school in the city. When it first opened, it was home to only preschool students. Over the past... more »
  • Graham says he's done dunking after "steep" fine

    August 24, 2014 1:49 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Saints tight end Jimmy Graham got the message from the NFL. He's not dunking footballs over goal posts any more. On Saturday night, the Pro Bowl tight end finally responded to a $30,000 fine imposed by league officials. He called it "steep" and said "you can't really have... more »
  • New Year's Celebrations abound Play Video

    December 31, 2013 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As 2014 approaches, several establishments are preparing to ring in the new year in style. L'auberge Casino is prepping more than 3,000 desserts for their event this evening, including a special cake made with gold dust. "I wanted to go back to the 1950's kind of... more »

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