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  • Snow and sleet pounds West Feliciana Parish Play Video

    January 28, 2014 5:27 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- A rare sight was visible on South Louisiana roads Tuesday. State workers used snow plows to clear thick ice off of roads in West Feliciana Parish. For law enforcement, there were headaches trying to ensure the roads were safe. Lukily, most listened to the warnings to stay... more »
  • City council files for injunction against mayor Play Video

    June 25, 2013 3:07 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Three Port Allen City Council members filed an injunction Tuesday afternoon in the 18th Judicial District Court to stop Mayor Deedy Slaughter from doing a host of different things that have been the focus of numerous News 2 investigations since February. The injunction filed by council... more »
  • WBRZ News 2 Wins Seven Associated Press Awards

    May 21, 2013 2:41 PM

    WBRZ News 2 Wins Seven Associated Press Awards The Louisiana Associated Press has recognized WBRZ News 2 Louisiana as the recipient of 6 major awards. The Associated Press awarded WBRZ Best Newscast for the second year in a row. Rocky Daboval, General Manager of WBRZ, says "It's a tribute... more »
  • Guns In Schools airs tonight at 10 Play Video

    February 27, 2012 1:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - News2's Chris Nakamoto spoke to Juvenile Court Judge Kathleen Richey about the growing problem of students bringing firearms into the classroom and how she presides over the cases. Watch the full story tonight at 10 p.m. more »
  • Local Ties To Earthquake in Japan

    March 11, 2011 9:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Instead of a quick business trip to Japan, Byron McLain found him self on the 32nd floor of an office building, in the middle of one of the strongest earth quakes in history. The lawyer from New Orleans, now lives in Los Angeles, California. He's been through... more »
  • Nelson pleads not guilty at arraignment

    July 20, 2010 11:18 AM

    New Roads Mayor Tommy Nelson pleaded not guilty to numerous charges this morning during his arraignment in Federal Court in Baton Rouge. I'll have a wrap up of what occurred and what happens next on News 2 at Noon. more »
  • How can I find a cleanup job for the oil spill?

    June 14, 2010 3:19 PM

    Many people we have spoke with in the past month have asked the same question - "How can I get a job helping with the cleanup efforts with the oil spill?" I sat down with Curt Eysink, Executive Director of the Louisiana Work Commission this afternoon. Eysink said so... more »
  • "Free Ride Fines" could end soon

    May 10, 2010 10:48 PM

    Changes are coming to the Baton Rouge City Court in a push to get more people to pay outstanding parking tickets. A News 2 investigation last year found the city is owed millions of dollars. Essentially, if you get a parking ticket, the city relies on the honor system to... more »
  • Fishermen fuming over BP contract

    May 6, 2010 8:21 PM

    As the clean up along the Gulf Coast continues, some fishermen in Plaquemines Parish are fuming. They say they’re ready to help, but say BP wanted them to sign a waiver, which frees the company of any liability if the fishermen get hurt on the job. News 2's Chris Nakamoto... more »
  • Bird rescuers hard at work in Plaquemines Parish

    May 6, 2010 7:33 PM

    As the oil spreads, more people and wildlife are affected. In Plaquemines parish, cleanup crews are working to protect the coast. News 2's Chris Nakamoto shows how the clean-up process works. more »
  • Animal cleanup under way in Plaquemines Parish

    May 6, 2010 11:48 AM

    Animal cleanup is underway in Port Jackson in Plaquemines parish. The animals are being washed, cleaned, tagged and rehabilitated before being released into the wild. Dozens of vets and workers from all over are helping in this process. On News 2 at 5 and 6 p.m., I'll... more »
  • MADD 5K

    May 1, 2010 11:48 AM

    Hundreds of people walked this morning to support Mothers Against Drunk Driving. WBRZ's very own Chris Nakamoto judged the competition, pictured above is MADD's t-shirt design winning team. The walk is one of two fundraisers the organization heads up. They also have a golf tournament planned for October. ... more »
  • Residents feel trapped by neighborhood violence

    April 1, 2010 7:16 PM

    Some members of a Baton Rouge neighborhood say a “pack of punks” is to blame for the recent violence. Earlier this week a 20-year-old was shot near the corner of Osceola and Osage. Residents say it’s the same people over and over who terrorize the neighborhood. News 2’s Chris Nakamoto... more »
  • Chris Nakamoto - Weekend Anchor & Reporter

    August 4, 2009 3:30 PM

    Chris Nakamoto is the weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for News 2 Louisiana . He joined the WBRZ team in June 2007. A former reporter at WGNO-TV in New Orleans, Chris first worked with WBRZ in 2005 during Hurricane Katrina when the two stations teamed up to inform... more »

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