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

Content Tagged As community

Tagged News

  • Not a single person wants to buy this hundred-year-old school

    November 30, 2015 11:37 PM

    CLINTON - The school board will have to decide what to do with a hundred-year-old school since no one seems to be interested in buying it. At the beginning of November, the East Feliciana Parish School System announced plans to sell the Old Clinton High School on Plank Road.... more »
  • Humbling research: Baton Rouge isn't that snobby

    November 11, 2015 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Humble pie must be served everywhere, since website RoadSnacks ranked Baton Rouge the 140th most snobby place in the United States. Researchers analyzed data from 250 cities and ranked them based on income, median home price, the number of theaters and art galler ie s, education... more »
  • Venting operations cause strange noises

    November 9, 2015 9:57 PM

    ZACHARY – Odd sounds heard for the last two nights are what is basically venting operations at a plant so crews can check equipment. Georgia Pacific said there have been checks of equipment. Steam is being blown through pipes, and the steam escaping makes a hissing noise. The noise... more »
  • Relic of Istrouma returned Wednesday night

    November 4, 2015 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Alumni of Istrouma High revealed a restored mascot of the former school Wednesday night. The Nawaganti statue was originally donated by the class of 1964. But, it's been subject of years of neglect and was left behind when the school closed. Alumni retrieved it, had... more »
  • UPDATED: 86-year-old lost wedding ring passing out Halloween candy

    November 2, 2015 11:08 PM

    UPDATE Nov. 3 - Police said the ring has been located. It was found on the woman's front lawn during a thorough search by family members. SLIDELL - Police are helping an 86-year-old woman find her missing wedding ring. The police department posted on its Facebook page Monday,... more »
  • Teenage siblings facing a childhood in jail for parking lot attack

    October 31, 2015 2:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A pair of brothers could spend the rest of their childhood in jail after being convicted of a crime on a college campus Friday. The victim said he was praying on the BRCC campus late at night in the summer when he was jumped. He said... more »
  • Old school transformed into hunting lodge; now it's for sale

    October 23, 2015 3:32 PM

    PECAN ISLAND - The kids are gone and there are no more tests being administered in classrooms, but one coastal school has a few more lessons to teach and they all deal with living the great life along the Gulf of Mexico. The 51-year-old Pecan Island School has been... more »
  • Group backs plan to name street after "T.J." Jemison

    October 19, 2015 10:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The metro council will give the final approval to a street renaming plan at its next meeting. Monday, the planning and zoning committee approved changing a stretch of East Boulevard in front of Mt. Zion First Baptist Church in Old South Baton Rouge in honor of... more »
  • How do you like your 'gator? COOKED, say fans tailgating Friday night check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 17, 2015 12:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Ask people how they like their alligator around LSU, and they'll tell you any way you can fix it: fried, smoked, grilled, or soaked in a gumbo. "[I add] celery, four bell peppers, chicken broth, six pounds of onion...tomato," one person tailgating Friday night said as... more »
  • MUST WATCH: Last call in 35 year career is one no one will forget check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 16, 2015 1:29 AM

    ALBANY - Memories were made on a football field Thursday night. First, a coach calling the last plays of his career. Then, an unexpected player making a touchdown. Kyle Stewart is in a motorized wheelchair. He hasn't missed many of the Albany Middle Hornets football games. Fans... more »
  • Slain student remembered by former teacher

    October 11, 2015 8:40 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish community is mourning the loss of 18 year old Todd Toups, Jr. The teenager was killed in a stabbing incident that took place Saturday afternoon at Cobb's Trailer Park. A 16 year old male is facing a 2nd degree murder charge for Toups' death. Morgan... more »
  • Red Cross to raise money for South Carolina at Tiger Stadium Saturday

    October 7, 2015 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Red Cross is teaming up with LSU to help with disaster relief when LSU hosts USC for a USC home game at Tiger Stadium. “ LSU fans are always stepping up, and generously, to care for our neighbors facing and recovering from disasters – especially... more »
  • Parents warned truant kids could lead to jail check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 6, 2015 12:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Truancy officials will start warning parents about children missing too many school days. Monday, the sheriff's office truancy division announced parents and guardians of students who have missed at least ten days of school will need to meet with a truancy officer. Parents who ignore the... more »
  • Another Webb Park bike lane meeting set for Monday

    October 5, 2015 9:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A community meeting is being held Monday to discuss a problem with the bike lanes in an upscale neighborhood. People who live around Webb Park say the lanes are too big and it's causing a shortage in available parking. Police officers have started writing tickets for cars in... more »
  • Report: Louisiana docs, nurses 'pay it forward' to medics in Oregon

    October 3, 2015 12:06 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Staff of a hospital here sent pizza to a hospital in Oregon where the injured were treated after a campus shooting earlier this week. The pizza was a "pay it forward" from Lafayette General Medical Center after the hospital was sent pizza from one in Texas as... more »
  • Board hopes to open Istrouma High next school year

    October 1, 2015 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board discussed the first steps to returning students to Istrouma High School Thursday night. At a committee meeting among board members, the group approved regaining control of the facility from the Recovery School Board. The RSD, a state-run... more »
  • Southern's Devon Gales transferred to rehab hospital

    September 30, 2015 4:39 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Southern University football player Devon Gales has been transferred to a rehabilitation hospital, Southern said on its sports website Wednesday. Gales, 21, sustained a spinal cord injury during the Saturday, Sept. 26 game against the University of Georgia. Gales was taken off the field following a... more »
  • Case workers say they tried to get greedy mother on her feet check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 29, 2015 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Child advocates said they tried everything they could to help a struggling mother before she was arrested recently but the woman was too greedy to care. Leticia Brothers, 27, was booked into jail for abuse, cruelty to juveniles, criminal neglect and encouraging neglect or delinquency in... more »
  • Another meeting set to talk about bike lane drama

    September 29, 2015 8:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A meeting has been scheduled to address some bike lane drama in an upscale neighborhood here. Recently , people who live in the Webb Park area complained over the lanes when people police started writing tickets to drivers who parked their vehicles in the bike lane... more »
  • SU establishes fund for injured player

    September 28, 2015 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University announced a fund for Devon Gales, the Jaguar's wide receiver who suffered a svere spinal injury during Saturday's game against Georgia. The university said it was accepting electronic donations through a website or via mail through the Southern University System Foundation. Money can be sent... more »
  • Armed man arrested after standoff near BRCC

    September 25, 2015 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after officers said he tried to rob a woman with a knife, then barricaded himself inside a home near Baton Rouge Community College. Cpl. J'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said officers were able to get the man out and apprehend him... more »
  • Family trading house for farm and foster kids

    September 24, 2015 11:34 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A for sale sign swaying in the wind on a clear, sunny fall afternoon could be the key to successful futures to a handful of people the current homeowners have yet to meet. The Breauxs are selling their house. They are trading their suburban lifestyle for the... more »
  • At vigil, friend recalls trying to pull woman from mangled car Play Video

    September 23, 2015 12:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Holding back tears, a teenager remembered the moment a week ago, she tried to save her friend's life. "I had opened her door, and I was like 'please wake up, please wake up,'" Cheryl Watson recalled. Watson survived the car crash that killed her friend Tashadow... more »
  • Master plan calls for BREC to close Howell Park Golf Course

    September 22, 2015 8:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A conceptual plan for Howell Park show a community area without a golf course but with other outdoor activity sites such as obstacle courses, an update pool area and a new baseball diamond and track. The plan was revealed at a community meeting Tuesday evening. In... more »
  • Hundreds pay respects to local Marine who died during training check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 19, 2015 12:05 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Under a starlit sky, people gathered to pay their respects to a Marine as his body passed in a motorcade in front of the highway they lined Friday night. Bryan Michael Lauw, 21, died last week in a training accident at Camp Pendleton in California. He... more »
  • Group creates mini parks to unite community check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 18, 2015 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Mid City Redevelopment Alliance created three different mini parks in an effort to bring the community together and make the Mid City area more attractive. "The idea that we can create a community space that brings the neighborhood together. It not only beautifies the neighborhood but... more »
  • Fireman delivers child after responding to 911 call check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 17, 2015 2:03 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - A firefighter will likely be forever remembered by one family after an emergency call here recently. Volunteer firefighter Wayne Birt responded to a call of a woman in labor after midnight Sunday. Soon after he arrived, the mother started to give birth and Birt helped deliver the... more »
  • BRPD to host Night Out Against Crime Thursday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 16, 2015 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Police Department will host its annual Night Out Against Crime on Thursday night. The event aims to bring together community members and law enforcement officers to present a unified front against crime in the capital city. Law enforcement officials will be at the event talking... more »
  • Drunk cowboy: 'Horse knows the way home' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 15, 2015 11:40 PM

    WATSON - Deputies ticketed a man for riding a horse drunk down a highway Tuesday. Jake Williams said he was too drunk to drive home from a daiquiri shop where he stopped earlier in the day. He had been driving a truck and horse trailer but decided it was... more »
  • Poop on stoop causing a stink in Garden District check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 15, 2015 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The neighborhood gossip in one quiet community is really stirring the you know what these days – literally. Someone is leaving dog waste in bags on the doorstep of at least one home. To find the culprit, the victim of this stinky situation has gone to... more »
  • Candlelight vigil honors local Marine who died during training

    September 14, 2015 11:45 PM

    WATSON - A football field was filled with mourners Monday night for an emotional candlelight vigil for a Marine who died in a training accident in California. Under a deep, dark sky people lighted candles. The shimmering light cast a glow across the stadium of the Old Live Oak... more »
  • BR waitress covers officers' meals

    September 3, 2015 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three police officers got a free lunch thanks to a gracious waitress Thursday. The department shared the officer's bill on Facebook where the waitress wrote, "Thank y'all for what y'all do for us everyday. Have a safe and blessed day. I figured the least I could... more »
  • Sunday: 90-minutes of Katrina tributes

    August 21, 2015 11:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's Leonard Fournette, Melissa York of St. Gabriel and Good Morning America's Robin Roberts will discuss life in the last ten years following Hurricane Katrina in two television broadcasts Sunday night. Fournette, a child at the time, recalls losing his home and being stuck on 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Public meetings set on I-10 traffic improvements

    August 12, 2015 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The public will have a chance to share ideas on how to improve the traffic flow on Interstate 10 from Louisiana Highway 415 to Essen Lane in Baton Rouge through a series of community meetings that will be held from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3. Each meeting will... more »
  • Officials talk water quality after amoeba scare check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 12, 2015 12:00 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A crowded room of people learned more about the brain-eating amoeba that was found in their water system two weeks ago. Water system officials and scientists from the Department of Health and Hospitals talked about the process to eradicate the amoeba from the system. They reiterated, the... more »
  • Blue Bell posts video of truck, but don't get excited yet

    August 11, 2015 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - You might say Blue Bell broke the Internet today when the company tweeted a video of a truck leaving a loading dock and a message that ice cream will soon return to store shelves. Our trucks are on the road again… And yes, they are... more »
  • Funeral set for Monday in St. Amant for slain police officer

    August 6, 2015 10:36 PM

    ST. AMANT- Funeral services and burial will happen Sunday and Monday in Ascension Parish for a local man who moved away, became a cop in Shreveport and was murdered on duty Wednesday night. Thomas LaValley , 29, was shot multiple times responding to a suspicious person in a house.... 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 »
  • Level Up! homeless survival kits check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 22, 2015 9:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- There are about 1,000 homeless people living in Baton Rouge. Now, a group of high school students with Big Buddy's "Level Up!" program are trying to find a solution to the growing problem. Level Up! is an initiative that seeks to help impoverished people in the community.... more »
  • Capital Area United Way Awards Banquet check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 20, 2015 9:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Capital Area United Way aims to create a community where everyone is empowered to reach their full potential. All year long, community members work to make the CAUW's vision a reality. Now, the organization is recognizing people for all their hard work. People throughout the 10-parish... more »
  • In fiery letter to port director, mayor compares port boss to Judas

    July 14, 2015 4:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In a strongly worded letter to the director of the city's port, Mayor Kip Holden argued Jay Hardman overstepped his duties. The letter was prompted by a debate over plans to build a barge cleaning facility south of LSU near a cluster of homes and a... more »
  • City leaders hope to re-zone property to kill barge project check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 13, 2015 11:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two city leaders have promised to try and kill a barge cleaning facility from building along the river south of LSU by changing city zoning laws. Councilman John Delgado said he and Mayor Pro Tem Chandler Loupe will propose re-zoning the area across from Farr Park.... more »
  • A social experiment: law enforcement dance, sing online

    July 13, 2015 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Your next encounter with a sheriff's deputy could have you face-to-face with a viral video star. For more than a month, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office has been uploading tongue-and-cheek posts in an effort to grow its presence online and help show the departments... more »
  • Bossier community college, LSU sign engineering agreement

    July 10, 2015 1:32 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Officials with Bossier Parish Community College and LSU-Baton Rouge have signed an articulation agreement between the two schools The agreement says students who earn an Associate of Science degree in Engineering at BPCC will be able to transfer all credit hours to Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Scotlandville art camps check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 9, 2015 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Scotlandville Alumni Association is giving kids in the area a chance to express their creative side this summer. The science of the arts camp is just one of the things the group is doing to help the community. The camp is the first step toward building... more »
  • Upscale development finalized for Gonzales

    July 3, 2015 9:38 AM

    GONZALES- Developers of a mixed-use community coming planned in Gonzales have finalized the $8 million purchase of 345 acres. Southern Lifestyle Development, of Lafayette, will build the upscale development, called Conway Plantation, on Louisiana Highway 44 just south of Interstate 10 in Gonzales. Formerly the cattle ranch of the late... more »
  • Bacteria found in water at most La. beaches, advisories posted

    July 2, 2015 10:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The most recent sampling of water off Louisiana's coast has found enough bacteria to post advisories at almost every beach along the shoreline. Only eight had no advisory Thursday. Almost twenty were posted with a warning after scientists found some sort of bacteria. When an advisory is... more »
  • Click before leaving town; eastbound travel details to the nearest beach

    July 2, 2015 10:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - About 41.9 million Americans will head out of town for the extended 4th of July weekend that, for many, begins Friday. "Independence Day is typically the busiest summer travel holiday, because families can take extended vacations without worrying about rushing their kids back for school," Brent... more »
  • Gonzales firefighters cook for a good cause check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 1, 2015 6:19 PM

    GONZALES - The Gonzales Firefighters Association has been raising funds for retired firefighters and the community for the past six years. Cooking and selling Boston butt is how they do it. "I think it's a little bit of molasses, a little bit of sugar and Cajun seasoning. Maybe some... more »
  • Man uses forklift to rescue family from flooded roadway check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 30, 2015 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One family was rescued by a man who watched as people got stranded in hight water during a thunderstorm Tuesday afternoon. David Dunham and a friend said they decided it was their chance to give back to other people in need. Dunham watched many people trying... more »
  • Miss USA to be streamed online

    June 30, 2015 3:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Despite losing its broadcast partners, hosts, and some sponsors, the Miss USA pageant will be seen outside of Baton Rouge. According to reports the July 12 pageant will be streamed online at the Miss Universe website . This comes after NBC / Universal and Univision both... more »
  • Community uses "Pack the Park" to stand against violence

    June 27, 2015 7:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens from the community showed up to the annual Pack the Park rally at Gus Young Park. Supporters of the anti violence event told News Two that they're hoping less and less violence will go on as the community makes an effort to come together. ... more »
  • Bishop, area Catholics to celebrate milestone Sunday

    June 25, 2015 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Catholic Diocese will celebrate the milestone of its local leader Sunday, the church said in a news release late Thursday night. Bishop Robert Muench has been a significant church leader for 25 years. There will be a Mass to commemorate the milestone at 10 a.m.... more »
  • Toddler killed after touching exposed wires on A/C unit

    June 22, 2015 10:14 PM

    ADDIS - A one-year-old was electrocuted after touching exposed electrical wires on an air conditioner unit Monday. Sources in the West Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's office said the ground was wet around the unit, which had been leaking. The incident happened at a duplex in the 7500 block of... more »
  • Runaway teen caught up in erotic dancing, sheriff says

    June 22, 2015 3:35 PM

    OPELOUSAS - Sheriff's deputies in St. Landry Parish, about an hour west of Baton Rouge, believe a runaway teenager may have become caught up in an illicit lifestyle involving drugs and erotic adult dancing. Alexandria Davis vanished in February. Deputies said she cut off her court-ordered ankle bracelet and... more »
  • Family talks about man who drowned in Amite while trying to save tuber check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 19, 2015 11:16 PM

    OPELOUSAS - Family members of a man who died trying to rescue another swimmer from the Amite River talked about the legacy the hero leaves behind. Kenti Thomas drowned in the current on June 13th. Sheriff's deputies said he was trying to swim to a distressed young tuber when... more »
  • Win a new house this weekend!

    June 19, 2015 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Saturday is the last full day to tour the 2015 St. Jude Dream Home until it is given away Sunday. The home, located at 8960 Carriagewood Estates Drive, is valued at $500,000. There are four bedrooms and three bathrooms under 3,400 square feet. A gourmet kitchen... more »
  • Gus Young Pool meeting

    June 18, 2015 8:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge neighborhood is voicing concerns about the closing of a historic community landmark. Council woman C. Denise Marcelle is inviting people to join the fight to save the Gus Young pool. The pool was once a hot-spot for people in its low-income neighborhood, but the... more »
  • BREC asking for ideas about Howell Park golf course

    June 16, 2015 9:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The community is invited to a meeting in north Baton Rouge to discuss the future of the Howell Park golf course. BREC wants to hear from the public and get ideas for repurposing the community golf course. This comes after the National Golf Foundation suggested getting rid... more »
  • Crime curse of summer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 16, 2015 9:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- June has a historically high crime rate in Baton Rouge. The month is only halfway over, and we've already seen more murders than June 2014. Law enforcement officials are reaching out more than ever to change the culture of violence. The number of violent crimes and deaths... more »
  • Police officer playing catch goes viral check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 12, 2015 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's a video making the rounds on Facebook for all the right reasons. It may seem pretty simple, a Baton Rouge police officer took time out his day to play catch with two boys in an apartment complex, but it's getting a lot of attention from the... more »
  • Missing for 12 days, teen still hasn't been spotted

    June 12, 2015 9:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Days after issuing its first request for help in finding a missing teen, deputies sent a second request out Friday. Hannah Primeaux, 15, has not been seen since June 1st. Deputies first released details of her disappearance on June 9th after her family went eight days... more »
  • Leaders promise alterations to Highland Road in Old South BR

    June 9, 2015 11:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A group promises changes to the neighborhoods along Highland Road between downtown and LSU and will start by upgrading the curb appeal of the police precinct serving this area. Tuesday evening, the people known as the Highland Road Connect Committee met to talk about the future... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Grandmother talks about delivering grandson check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 1, 2015 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ace Henderson, a day-old baby at Woman's Hospital, is just like any other newborn at the hospital, though there is one unique characteristic: his grandmother delivered him. "'I said, 'all we can do, Kelly, is drop your pants. We're going to deliver this baby right here,'"... more »
  • Women who recieved racist receipt ask for apology

    May 22, 2015 6:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The women who received a racial slur on their dinner receipt asked Friday for a public apology. The women were at Huck Finn's in the New Orleans French Quarter on Thursday afternoon. They sent one of the plates back and said they received the bill with... more »
  • Charles T. Clegg has died

    May 21, 2015 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Charles T. Clegg has died, family members told WBRZ late Thursday. Clegg, a longtime businessman, was CEO and general manager of Clegg Concrete, Inc. Clegg ran the family concrete company for almost two decades. He was involved in lots of ventures, his brother, Mike, said. ... more »
  • Downtown Baton Rouge gets cleaned up

    May 16, 2015 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens showed up to clean downtown Baton Rouge, Saturday morning. The effort was as a result of a partnership between Keep Baton Rouge Beautiful and The Baton Rouge Lodging Association. "It impacts the economic development of our city. It impacts the tourists that come to... more »
  • East Baton Rouge: Beyond Bricks check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 15, 2015 9:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Community leaders are continuing their efforts to breathe new life into the public school system. The group, Beyond Bricks, spent months researching what the community wants and needs from their public schools. Now, they're sharing what they've found in an attempt to help move the system forward. ... more »
  • Changing and Advancing Nutrition Now 5K check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 12, 2015 9:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Spring is a great time to get up on a Saturday morning and go walk or run for a great cause. The Changing and Advancing Nutrition Now (CANN) 5k gives you the chance to do just that. This morning, Georgette Sterling and Charlene Montelaro stopped by 2une In... more »
  • Local leaders honored for tackling race issues

    May 5, 2015 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two elected officials were honored Tuesday night for their work to bridge the racial divide in the city. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and State Representative Pat Smith were honored at the Brotherhood Sisterhood Dinner. They were acknowledged for their work toward eliminating bias,... more »
  • 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 30, 2015 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- There are four major elements that the 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge want to see in our community: mentoring, education, health and wellness, and economic development. Next week, the organization will be honoring individuals who embody all of that. This morning, Donna Saurage and John Smith... more »
  • Baker cracks down on blight check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 24, 2015 6:52 PM

    BAKER - The city of Baker is cracking down on blight. Officials went over a list of five properties that were recommended to the council for condemnation at last week's council meeting. One property is on Buchanan St., and the other four are on Chamberlain St. "There's a... more »
  • Chance at winning house, vehicle together ends today

    April 16, 2015 11:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today is the last day to purchase a chance at winning the 2015 St. Jude Dream Home and also being entered in a secondary drawing to win a car of your choice, valued at up to $50,000 from All Star. The Early Bird Prize chance ends... more »
  • Percy Sledge funeral set for today

    April 16, 2015 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Funeral arrangements for soul icon Percy Sledge will take place today. Sledge, who was famous for his song "When A Man Loves A Woman," died last Tuesday. The classic was recorded in 1966. He was 74. Visitation will be this morning from 8:30 to 11:00... more »
  • Churches team up for kids check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 12, 2015 8:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Istrouma Baptist Church is heading up an initiative to help kids stay off the streets by playing sports. Sunday, kids had the chance to go to five different locations in the city to choose from a number of free sporting supplies as well as get mentored... more »
  • Shelby Holmes among those honored at LOPA butterfly release check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 9, 2015 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Families of people who have donated organs to others mingled with families of recipients at a special ceremony at Our Lady of the Lake Thursday. "It's a tremendous amount of joy to be able to share this with the families," recipient Doug Cossman said. Cossman... more »
  • Regulators to discuss nuclear power plant

    April 1, 2015 10:39 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a meeting for people to learn about issues with the area's nuclear power plant, River Bend. Inspectors have been at the plant recently for incidents relating to two unplanned shutdowns and a security violation. The NRC calls the meeting... more »
  • Hundreds turn out for annual clean up day

    March 28, 2015 7:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Different groups and organizations picked up trash on streets of the city for the annual Nehemiah Day. This year marks 6 years the community wide clean up has been happening and this year more than 150 volunteers showed up. Metro Councilwoman Tara Wicker is the... more »

Desktop News

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