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  • 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 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 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 »
  • Social media explodes to help vet find girl he rescued during Katrina

    March 24, 2015 11:27 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - Air Force veteran Mike Maroney is taking his overnight sensation in stride, and hoping it will help him find the child he plucked off the roof of a house in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Monday, his story began circulating on the Internet. By Tuesday evening,... more »
  • Get GOing with Istrouma Baptist Church check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 23, 2015 7:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lent is a great time to serve others, and that's exactly what they're doing this weekend at Istrouma Baptist Church for "GO Day ." Dwayne Pitre stopped by 2une In Monday morning to talk about all of the great services that GO Day provides. "Service... more »
  • NAACP to meet with mayor over poster flap

    March 20, 2015 11:27 PM

    PONCHATOULA - The president of the Tangipahoa Parish NAACP is scheduled to meet with the mayor next week following the revealing of a controversial poster for the city's annual strawberry festival. Earlier this week, the poster was unveiled and features two black figures, what appears to be a small... more »
  • St. Jude Dream Home tickets on sale today!

    March 20, 2015 12:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tickets for the 2015 St. Jude Dream Home went on sale Friday morning. Tickets are $100. Each ticket buys a chance at winning the home, in the Carriagewood Estates community in southeast East Baton Rouge. The home, complete with stainless steel kitchen appliances nestled in... more »
  • Racist? Art? Ponchatoula says it's staying Play Video

    March 19, 2015 3:51 PM

    PONCHATOULA - After an hour-long discussion Thursday, Strawberry Festival organizers decided to keep a controversial poster as the main piece of the popular festival's image campaign. The poster, by Kalle' Siekkinen , features two figures painted black. People took to social media immediately after it was unveiled Wednesday night,... more »
  • Black Hawk wreck recovery ends Friday night

    March 13, 2015 10:26 PM

    NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. - Recovery operations ended Friday evening with pieces of a downed Black Hawk helicopter still under 25 feet of water. It took four hours to pull the main rotor section of the helicopter up to the surface. Crews were able to remove two pieces of the... more »
  • Community members dream up plans for vacant hospital site

    March 12, 2015 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday night, people who live and work around the now abandoned Earl K Long hospital met to share their thoughts on what the 14-acre property should become. State and city representatives hosted the discussion. Developers joined them and listened to ideas. They urged, the discussion was... more »
  • Florida couple may have caught Black Hawk crash on camera

    March 12, 2015 10:57 PM

    SANTA ROSA, Fla. - A couple who lives along the sound where a Hammond-based Black Hawk crashed earlier this week believe their home security system captured the moment the helicopter hit the water. "We honestly thought a bomb had gone off in the backyard," the woman told WEAR TV... more »
  • Memories of fallen officers etched into eternity on memorial

    March 10, 2015 11:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than forty officers of the law have been killed in the line of duty in the Capital Region. Tuesday, Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells became the most recent officer to die after being shot by murder suspect Jamie Croom. Wells name will likely be added... more »
  • BRCC invites you to celebrate the arts in March check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 10, 2015 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College is working on final preparations of their upcoming two-week celebration of the arts. The 7th annual BRCC ArtsFest March 16th-20th and 23rd-29th. Dean of Liberal Arts Gail Suberbielle and Associate Professor/ArtsFest Co-chair Ben Lowenkron visited 2une In this morning to talk about... more »
  • Southdowns scares; Spanish Town will be perfect

    February 13, 2015 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Carnival is in full swing and fear rolled the streets of the city Friday night. The Krewe of Southdowns paraded on its traditional route. The theme this year was "Phobias." Floats were covered in bumble bees, spiders, needles and clowns. The family-friendly parade was lead... more »
  • Baton Rouge cemetery gets some much needed attention check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 7, 2015 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A cemetery is getting a face lift with the help of local organizations. The Lutheran Cemetery, on Eddie Robinson, Sr. Avenue was flooded with people trying to make a difference. The Trinity Lutheran Church and Friends of City Park sponsored a community wide clean up,... more »
  • Community says final goodbye to Father Vu check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 31, 2015 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds crowded St. Aloysius Church to say one last goodbye to a legend. Family, longtime friends and many from the community gathered together. Father Than Vu closed his eyes for the last time on Wednesday when he died of cancer. He was 56. Members... more »
  • WATCH: 'The Cake Lady' bakes for firefighters check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 30, 2015 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ms. Betty Webber has been cooking baked goods for firefighters on all shifts at area fire stations since Hurricane Katrina. Webber was featured in WBRZ anchor Sylvia Weatherspoon 's community segment, 2 Make A Difference , Friday night at 10:00. Webber said she felt compelled to... more »
  • Zachary bridge to get repairs in late spring check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 29, 2015 5:41 PM

    ZACHARY - A bridge which has been shut down for nearly two years has got some residents getting impatient. The parish said they're on schedule with the process of getting a replacement at the Milldale Road bridge that's over Beaver Creek. Some residents said it's taking too long.... more »
  • DOTD: traffic incidents and delays increase in BR check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 28, 2015 9:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The traffic nightmare in the capital city is getting worse, according to numbers from the state. Wednesday, the Department of Transportation released its findings of traffic incidents in 2014. The number of incidents are up by more than 1400, accidents blocking lanes increased by 36... more »
  • New library in the works for St. Helena Parish check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 28, 2015 5:07 PM

    ST. HELENA - A new library is in the works for St. Helena Parish. After complaints the current library was too small to serve the entire parish, officials went to the state to ask for funds. "Through capital outlay and appropriations, they gave us enough funds to start... more »
  • Activists to talk ending violence, help for grieving mothers check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 28, 2015 6:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Community activists from Baton Rouge will gather Friday with a specific message: start the dialogue, stop the violence and stop the tears. Arthur 'Silky Slim' Reed joined us on 2une In to talk about "A Mother's Cry". "The cry of every mother is definitely the... more »
  • Missing man found safe and sound

    January 27, 2015 9:39 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - City police found a missing person overnight after issuing an alert Tuesday for a 64-year-old man who hadn't spoken with his family since last Friday. Norman Deggs appeared to have vanished, family members reported to police. He was last seen and heard from on January 23rd. Police... more »
  • Christina, of downtown eatery Christina's, has died

    January 26, 2015 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The owner of a popular downtown restaurant has died. Christina Bannister died Monday. She had an aneurysm a few weeks ago and had been on a ventilator for two weeks until family members made a decision to remove it Sunday. Bannister owned Christina's at the... more »
  • Students discuss race, crime with local leaders check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 23, 2015 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of students from Scotlandville Middle Pre-Engineering Magnet Academy got a chance to meet with local law enforcement and community leaders Friday. Teens got the chance to pose questions to the people they look up to. "It's going to encourage us to be better," said... more »
  • Accidental shooting sparks conversation in the church Play Video

    January 11, 2015 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The accidental shooting that took one man's life and put another behind bars, has some community leaders talking. The shooting happened Saturday afternoon in the 4900 block of Jefferson Avenue. Demarcus Rheams, 20, and Jawan Billy, 19, were in the back of a house handling... more »
  • Obama to propose free community college program

    January 8, 2015 5:37 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says in a videotaped message that he wants to make community college free "for everybody who is willing to work for it." Obama says in the video posted on Facebook that he will announce his plan to make community college accessible to anyone during a... more »
  • Murder rate drops for EBR parish check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 2, 2015 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The murder rate in East Baton Rouge parish has dropped, according to authorities. The number of murders that happened in 2013 were 65. In 2014, that number went down to 63. Some city leaders are saying they believe that the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination team,... more »
  • Recycle live Christmas trees

    December 25, 2014 10:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Christmas trees can be recycled and area municipalities announced plans for retrieving live trees from residents. In the city of Baton Rouge and unincorporated areas of the parish, curbside pick up will be from January 5 - 16. Drop-off sites open Friday and will remain open to... more »
  • Mystery child gives trooper loving Christmas card

    December 25, 2014 9:37 PM

    HOUMA - A state trooper was shocked by a little girl, who handed him a Christmas card at a store. The girl handed him a card, then left. When the trooper opened it, it read "the gift of love, the gift of peace, and the gift of joy; May... more »
  • 19-year-old faces charges after standoff

    December 18, 2014 8:13 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Police said they've arrested a 19-year-old after a two-hour standoff Thursday evening. Jamel Grant, of Baton Rouge, was arrested for the incident at the corner of Foster and Martin Luther King. Police said Grant's cousin was arguing with kids in the street when he came out of... more »
  • Diocese mourns loss of priest after bicycle accident

    December 10, 2014 9:05 PM

    PIERRE PART - The Diocese of Baton Rouge said Wednesday, a popular priest at a rural church died after falling off his bicycle earlier this week. Father Clarence Waguespack fell off his bicycle on Highway 70 near Lee Drive in Pierre Part Monday. He broke his neck in the... more »
  • Christmas angels disguised as deputies help kids' wishes come true

    December 2, 2014 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Twenty kids got a chance at having a happier holiday season Tuesday morning. Tuesday, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies took the kids shopping during its annual Shop with a Cop event at Target. The children, nominated by school guidance counselors based on need, got $100 to... more »
  • Christmas steams into Baton Rouge Friday

    November 28, 2014 9:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A brightly smiling train steamed into the Kansas City Southern lot Friday evening, bringing with it the holiday spirit. "The KCS Holiday Express is an important project for our company and a joyful way to give back to the communities through which we operate," KCS president and... more »
  • Livingston Parish pushing for community college

    November 21, 2014 6:42 AM

    LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Parish School Board has agreed to give 12.3 acres of undeveloped land to the state in exchange for a community and technical college. Under the terms of the cooperative endeavor agreement, the school board will transfer a tract of land behind the Livingston Parish Literacy and... more »
  • Hero deputy, construction workers rescue driver from sinking car

    October 23, 2014 11:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy rescued a person from Ward Creek Thursday. The department posted on its Facebook page that some construction workers watched a person drive into the creek from South Mall Drive. The driver was unresponsive and the vehicle was sinking. ... more »
  • New website aims to enrich lives in the Capital City Play Video

    October 17, 2014 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Melissa Thompson from the Baton Rouge Area Chamber briefly visited with Brittney Weiss on our Friday 4 p.m. show to talk about a recently launched website designed to help residents of the Capital Region get the most out of life in the area. The site, called... more »
  • Woman jumps out of window of burning house check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 10, 2014 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman jumped out of the window of her burning home this morning to save her life, according to firefighters. The fire happened at a house on North 37th Street. The woman who was inside was asleep when the fire started, and leaped out... more »
  • Baton Rouge locals bowl for a cause

    October 5, 2014 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Boys Hope, Girls Hope organization of Baton Rouge involved the community in reaching at risk youth, Sunday afternoon. The first day of the event was Saturday and hundreds showed up between the two days. The organization held the " Bowl for Hope" event at... more »
  • Auditions held for the nutcracker: a tale from the bayou

    September 28, 2014 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre is gearing up for another production of The Nutcracker: A Tale from the Bayou and auditions were in full swing this weekend. The theater group will select hundreds of kids to be a part of this year's ballet. The children... more »
  • Local leaders hold panel discussion on violence against black males check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 27, 2014 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the wake of national events such as the shooting in Ferguson, locals came together to have a conversation about violence in the black community, specifically against young black males. Councilwomen Ronnie Edwards, Donna Collins-Lewis, Representative Regina Barrow and Senator Sharon Weston Broome hosted the event.... more »

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