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  • Here's how to attend the Trump event in Baton Rouge Friday

    December 6, 2016 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – President-elect Donald Trump will speak to a crowd of people at the Dow Chemical aircraft hangar at the Baton Rouge airport Friday afternoon. Organizers revealed details of the event to WBRZ.com first. People will likely be asked to park away from the hangar and will walk... more »
  • Diabetes Expo, walk to be held Nov. 19

    November 18, 2016 11:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The City-Parish is hosting a Diabetes Expo on Nov. 19 at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. The expo is an educational event that will provide diabetic health screenings and information, according to organizers. The event will also feature the city's locally owned and well-known restaurants featuring... more »
  • Bike event held for children with special needs Play Video

    November 14, 2016 2:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Over the weekend, The McMains Children's Developmental Center set up a race track for children with special needs to test out bikes specifically fitted to meet their needs. The event took place at Istrouma Baptist Church on Saturday, Nov. 12 and was open to children with... more »
  • LSU to hold annual Tigerama event on Oct. 25

    October 24, 2016 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tiger Band will hold its annual Tigerama event on Tuesday to celebrate the university's Department of Bands by showcasing musical and performance ensembles. The event will be held on Tuesday, Oct 25 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center and will begin with a performance... more »
  • State returns nearly $70K in unclaimed funds to flood victim

    September 16, 2016 2:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of the Treasury's Unclaimed Property program has returned nearly $70,000 to a resident affected by last month's flooding. Treasurer John Kennedy, in a news release Wednesday, said a woman found $34,000 of her own money and another $35,000 in cash and stock from her... more »
  • Nintendo's Mario comes to the iPhone

    September 7, 2016 3:01 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The video game character Mario is coming to iPhones. CEO Tim Cook said the popular Japanese game had been missing until now. Shigeru Miyamoto, described as the "Father of Mario" from Nintendo, said through a translator that "Super Mario Runs" is designed to be played one-handed -... more »
  • Apple expected to show new iPhone at event next week

    August 29, 2016 2:04 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco. The tech giant announced the date for the Sept. 7 launch by sending out invitations to technology journalists and industry analysts on Monday. Apple... more »
  • Interactive event allows children to experience big trucks up close

    April 28, 2016 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Junior League of Baton Rouge has announced a unique, interactive event called “Touch A Truck” that will allow children to see, touch and explore their favorite big trucks, vehicles and heavy equipment. They’ll also have a chance to meet the individuals who operate the equipment... more »
  • LSU fraternity to change name of 'Old South' ball

    January 14, 2016 7:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Kappa Alpha Order at LSU will discontinue use of “Old South” and similar names for future events, according to a statement from fraternity leadership released to the school newspaper. “The Executive Council, or national board of directors, of Kappa Alpha Order recently amended an existing... more »
  • Ascension Parish officials to hold Christmas tree drop-off in Gonzales

    December 28, 2015 3:44 PM

    GONZALES - Officials in Ascension Parish say the parish government will hold a Christmas tree drop-off event starting early next week. The event will be held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, located at 9039 St. Landry Road in Gonzales, from Saturday, Jan. 2 through Sunday, Jan. 10. Parish... more »
  • Fun for people and pets alike at tonight's BREC/SOS Rescue's Trick and Treat event Play Video

    October 23, 2015 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Andrea from SOS Rescue visited News 2’s set on Thursday with information about BREC’s 4th annual Trick and Treat event coming up tonight. The canine-centric “Howl-o-ween” event is returning this year to the Raising Cane’s Dog Park at Forest Community Park, bringing a chance for families... more »
  • New iPhones come as phone sales slow down

    September 9, 2015 1:32 PM

    CUPERTINO, Calif. - Apple's new iPhones come as smartphone sales are slowing worldwide, given that many people already own one. But researchers at IDC say that iPhone sales are growing faster than those of Android phones. IDC expects iPhone shipments to grow by 16 percent this year, while it... more »
  • LA Treasury and Mall of Louisiana to host unclaimed property event Play Video

    August 17, 2015 12:13 PM

    B ATON ROUGE - With nearly $700 million in unclaimed property sitting in the Louisiana treasury, residents of the Capital Area can take advantage of an upcoming Unclaimed Property Awareness Day event at the Mall of Louisiana to see if any of that money belongs to them. Treasury employees... more »
  • Boosie event abruptly canceled, promoter blames BR mayor

    July 16, 2015 7:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An event promoter said the mayor orchestrated the cancellation of his event that featured rapper Lil Boosie at the River Center this weekend. Terrell "T.J." Jackson said he has hosted the "Black and White Affair" for 12 years, and this was set to be its 13th.... more »
  • Apple unveils larger iPhones and a smartwatch

    September 9, 2014 2:35 PM

    CUPERTINO, CA - Apple has unveiled a smartwatch -- a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010. The move is significant because of recent questions about whether Apple still has a knack for innovating following the 2011... more »
  • Free prostate cancer screenings offered Sept. 13 Play Video

    September 2, 2014 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With September designated as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding its annual barbershop screening event to increase awareness and promote early detection of the disease. The cancer center encourages men to take advantage... more »
  • LSU campus to host I.T. conference on Aug. 2

    July 24, 2014 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An estimated 600 technology professionals from around the country are expected to descend on the LSU campus on August 2 for a free Information Technology conference and training event. Hosted by LSU since 2009, SQL Saturday Baton Rouge offers courses on vital I.T. topics that are... more »
  • Music, fun and fireworks in WBR for Fourth of July

    July 4, 2014 11:27 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Preparations are under way for what should be a busy Fourth of July Friday night with live music, food and fireworks in West Baton Rouge. The West Baton Rouge director of Parks and Recreation said they expect a crowd of about 10,000 to turn out for... more »
  • Louisiana Marathon attracts thousands Play Video

    January 17, 2014 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than 6,000 runners will take over downtown Baton Rouge this weekend for the Louisiana Marathon. Organizers said the marathon attracts people from all 50 states and eight countries. There will be road closures along the route , which runs from downtown through LSU, down Claycut... more »
  • Organizers of BIG event looking for work to do Play Video

    November 20, 2013 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A volunteer group at LSU is looking for people who need work done around the house for an upcoming service day. Geaux BIG Baton Rouge will make repairs at 100 work sites on March 22, 2014. Applications for help should be turned in by January 6. ... more »
  • 2 in custody for shooting of 5 at Tulsa event

    October 13, 2013 12:30 PM

    TULSA- Two men are in custody and facing multiple charges in the shooting of five people at a Hmong New Year's festival in Tulsa. Authorities on Sunday were holding 21-year-old Boonmlee Lee and 19-year-old Meng Lee, both of Tulsa. Each faces five counts of shooting with intent to kill plus... more »
  • Life Begins @ 50 Expo this weekend

    April 16, 2013 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ Channel 2 and The Advocate present the "Life Begins @ 50" EXPO on Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center. You'll see the latest products available and get answers to your questions for the 50-plus market and... more »
  • EBR shelter holding March Madness adoption event

    February 27, 2013 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The organization in charge of East Baton Rouge Parish's animal shelter announced a new adoption initiative today. Companion Animal Alliance said they're holding "Hounds on the Rebound" during March Madness, in cooperation with the organization Friends of the Animals. During March dogs weighing more than 40... more »
  • EBR to announce return of major sporting event

    February 27, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge mayor's office plans today to announce the return of a "major sporting event" to the city-parish. The last major event was the U. S. Bowling Congress 2012 Open Championship Tournament, which brought an estimated $113 million economic impact to East Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Group calls for 'Gun Appreciation Day'

    January 7, 2013 9:45 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- A group of gun rights activists are planning a "Gun Appreciation Day" for mid-January. "The Obama administration has shown that it is more than willing to trample the Constitution to impose its dictates upon the American people," said Gun Appreciation Day chairman Larry Ward, president of Political... more »

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