72°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As easter

Tagged News

  • More than 21,000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

    April 17, 2017 7:42 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has welcomed families to the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll. Speaking on Monday at the popular "egg-stravaganza," Trump said: "we will be stronger and bigger and better as a nation than ever before." Trump was accompanied by his wife, Melania, and 11-year-old... more »
  • Fight with shovel handle interrupts Easter egg hunt

    April 10, 2017 12:45 PM

    THIBODAUX – Police say two people were arrested after violence interrupted an Easter Egg hunt in Thibodaux Sunday afternoon. Florence Robinson, 25, was charged with aggravated battery with a dangerous weapon, criminal damage to property and disturbing the peace. Junius Boyd Jr. was charged with aggravated battery with a... more »
  • BREC to host community egg hunts

    March 20, 2017 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – BREC will host several community egg hunts across the East Baton Rouge Parish starting later this month. In a statement released Monday, BREC said the first egg hunt is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on March 31 at the Plank Road Park. Officials are encouraging flashlights for... more »
  • As Mardi Gras revelry ends with a party, Lent begins Play Video

    March 1, 2017 7:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The party is over in New Orleans as Mardi Gras comes to a close. Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, for many Christians a period of reflection or fasting ahead of Easter. On the last day of revelry, thousands of people took to the streets. They wore... more »
  • White House adds fun run to annual Easter Egg Roll

    March 28, 2016 3:50 AM

    WASHINGTON- Thousands of children will descend upon the White House Monday for the annual Easter Egg Roll. And if they have energy to spare after finding the wooden eggs, about 250 of them will join first lady Michelle Obama for a run. The "fun run" is the latest addition to... more »
  • Pushy parents at Easter egg hunt create 'a mess'

    March 27, 2016 2:58 PM

    ORANGE, Conn. - An Easter egg hunt organizer compared pushy parents to locusts after the hunt turned into a shoving match at the visitor center of candy company Pez. Saturday's event in Orange, Connecticut, drew hundreds of people, some of whom ignored the rules and didn't wait for the starting... more »
  • Obama and family attend Easter service at historic VA church

    March 27, 2016 2:53 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - President Barack Obama and his family are attending Easter service at the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church, which traces its origins to when Thomas Jefferson was president. Howard-John Wesley, the church's pastor, is telling the congregation that it's wonderful to welcome back the Obamas, "the gorgeous family"... more »
  • How do they make those Gold Brick Eggs? Play Video

    March 25, 2016 6:16 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Just in time for Easter, relive the exclusive tour inside Elmer Chocolate in Tangipahoa Parish. In 2013, WBRZ got a rare opportunity to go inside the facility in downtown where candy is made and shipped. Outside of Valentine’s Day, candy for Easter is a huge seller for... more »
  • Despite highly publicized plan to spend three days in a coffin, La. bishop opts for tent instead

    March 25, 2016 11:25 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Instead of sealing himself in a casket for the next three days, a Baptist minister will spend Friday and Saturday night in a makeshift tomb. For days, Sunrise Baptist Church in Shreveport has been posting on Twitter and Facebook about Bishop Rickey Moore's plan to lock himself... more »
  • Four Methodist churchs combine for Easter Sunday service

    March 17, 2016 10:14 PM

    SATSUMA – Four churches in Livingston Parish are joining forces this Easter to bring a combined service tor the entire parish. Faith Crossing United Methodist Church in North Walker, Livingston United Methodist Church, Corbin in Walker, and James Chapel in Holden will meet Easter Sunday in the Suma Crossing Community... more »
  • Ash Wednesday marks beginning of Lent Play Video

    February 10, 2016 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Many Christians are heading to mass today to celebrate the beginning of Lent. Churches throughout the capital area will be holding Ash Wednesday services all day long. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season. During the holy day, it's tradition for Christians to receive an ashen... more »
  • Pope Francis' Easter wish against world weapons

    April 5, 2015 3:24 PM

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis is decrying the plentitude of weapons in the world in his Easter peace wish. Yet a note of cautious hope ran through Francis' "Urbi et Orbi" message. Speaking from the central balcony of St. Peter's Square, Francis made his first public comments about the framework... more »
  • Trooper injured in one of several crashes involving impaired drivers Easter morning

    April 5, 2015 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A trooper was injured and two people died in several crashes involving impaired drivers on Easter morning. In Baton Rouge Parish, troopers say Magen Alicia Hall was nearly double the legal alcohol limit when she allegedly plowed into that back of a trooper's SUV around 2:40... more »
  • Get out of town: Holiday congestion delaying BR traffic

    April 2, 2015 2:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LA DOTD says a swath of I-10 is jammed due to holiday travelers either coming into or getting out of town. Traffic officials said congestion on I-10 East was backed up for miles leading up to the Mississippi River bridge and into Baton Rouge. DOTD... more »
  • Easter baskets delivered to St. Vincent de Paul for needy

    March 3, 2015 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With Easter on the horizon, charitable organizations in the Capital City have already begun their efforts to brighten the holiday for children in the city with this year's Build a Basket effort. Earlier on Tuesday morning, The Needy of Greater Baton Rouge dropped off 400 Easter... more »
  • Needy of Greater Baton Rouge begins Easter drive Play Video

    March 3, 2015 7:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lent is the time to serve the poor and needy. Tim and Tracy Arceneaux stopped by 2une In to explain how you can get in the giving spirit and donate to the Needy of Greater Baton Rouge. "It brings tears to your eyes to see that... more »

Desktop News

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