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  • Weather to provide a great evening for trick-or-treating Play Video

    October 31, 2017 6:42 AM

    After a dry Halloween, rain will return to the forecast for the rest of the week. Milder temperatures are on the way as well. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Halloween will bring mostly sunny skies and seasonable temperatures. Expect high temperatures in the mid to upper 70s with... more »
  • Dry, milder through Halloween Play Video

    October 30, 2017 7:01 AM

    Monday and Halloween will remain sunny, but some showers return to the forecast midweek. The chill will get out of here for the week ahead. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your new week starts on a chilly note, but ample sunshine and a wind shift to the south... more »
  • Police investigating person seen wearing 'Scream mask' in Zachary

    October 20, 2017 12:41 PM

    ZACHARY – Police are investigating a reported sighting of someone wearing a mask from the movie “Scream” who was seen standing in a field, looking at people recently. There was only one report, police told WBRZ Friday, but officers are looking into the situation. Police said a woman... more »
  • Managers hurt trying to stop Halloween costume bandits

    November 2, 2016 10:23 AM

    KENNER - Three women are accused of trying to steal Halloween costumes from a Kenner store, injuring managers in the process. Kenner police Lt. Brian McGregor said that 21-year-old Dannika Cains, 20-year-old Artese Monroe and 20-year-old Whitney Williams, all of New Orleans, were arrested on battery, theft and other charges.... more »
  • Survey says Louisiana's favorite Halloween candy is...

    October 31, 2016 11:51 AM

    Louisiana's favorite Halloween candy is Swedish Fish, according to a survey that looked at Halloween candy preferences by state. Influenster.com , a retail review web site, surveyed more than 40,000 web site users to find out which Halloween candies are the most popular in each state. The candy... more »
  • Hottest Halloween?

    October 31, 2016 6:49 AM

    THE FORECAST: After the record-breaking heat yesterday, it's very possible that we could break the Halloween heat record today. Today and Tonight: Your Monday will bring morning fog followed by an unseasonably warm afternoon. Skies will be sunny with high temperatures in the upper 80s. Overnight will be... more »
  • Perry's 'Madea' stuns Hanks' 'Inferno' in box office upset

    October 30, 2016 4:56 PM

    NEW YORK - Tom Hanks and Ron Howard's latest Dan Brown adaptation, "Inferno," went up in flames at the weekend box office, handing Tyler Perry's "Boo! A Madea Halloween" a surprise victory. Perry's latest Madea movie remained No. 1 for the second straight week, topping the North American box office... more »
  • Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office to host 'Boo and the Badge'

    October 26, 2016 1:17 PM

    ST AMANT – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s office is teaming up with St. Amant Middle School and local firefighters to host “Boo and the Badge” Monday, Oct. 31. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31 at St. Amant Middle School at 44317... more »
  • Trick-or-treating times announced for parishes

    October 21, 2016 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials have announced trick-or-treat times for residents for Halloween. Some areas for trick-or-treating may be closed due to repairs still be conducted or debris still being picked up since the August flood. The following are the times for trick-or-treating on Tuesday, Oct. 31.: *Parishes are... more »
  • Mississippi county bans clowns until after Halloween

    October 20, 2016 10:50 PM

    DEKALB, Miss. - A Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween. Kemper County supervisors this week banned people from wearing any clown costume, mask or makeup in public. The local law carries a $150 penalty, and it will be lifted Nov. 1.... more »
  • Local creepy clowns just clowning around; No charges filed yet

    September 30, 2016 1:21 PM

    PAULINA - One of two people who spooked shoppers at a supermarket in St. James Parish earlier this week by wearing creepy clown costumes has been identified, the sheriff's office said. Monday evening the St. James Parish Sheriff's Office posted a picture of the two clowns . Deputies wrote... more »
  • Sheriff's office investigating local case of creepy clowns Play Video

    September 27, 2016 10:26 AM

    PAULINA - The St. James Parish Sheriff's Office asked people to report sightings of others dressed in scary Halloween costumes who may walk through businesses. Monday evening the department posted a picture of two people dressed as anything but happy clowns in a grocery store. Deputies wrote the... more »
  • Report of needle in Halloween candy was a hoax, police say

    November 5, 2015 5:20 PM

    SALISBURY, Md. - Police say a teenager who reported finding a sewing needle in some candy he received while trick-or-treating has admitted his claim was a hoax. Officers in Salisbury said Thursday that the 15-year-old recanted his statement that he found the needle Sunday in a piece of Twizzlers... more »
  • Report of Halloween candy with 'needle-type' object probed

    November 1, 2015 2:52 PM

    KENNETT SQUARE - Police say needle-like objects have reportedly been found in candy handed out to trick-or-treaters in a Philadelphia suburb. The Kennett Square police department says a "needle-type item" was found inside wrapped candy bars given to five different children on Halloween night. They're urging parents to check all... more »
  • Trick-or-treater dies after being hit by car in Minneapolis

    November 1, 2015 1:55 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police say a 5-year-old boy who was trick-or-treating on Halloween has died after he was struck by a car while crossing a street. Officers were called to the crash in north Minneapolis around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Police found the boy in critical condition. A preliminary investigation shows... more »
  • 'Crisis,' 'Burnt,' 'Scouts Guide' all flop at box office

    November 1, 2015 12:32 PM

    NEW YORK - Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper - two of Hollywood's top stars - scared up few moviegoers over the Halloween weekend. "Our Brand Is Crisis," a political satire about campaign strategists in Bolivia starring Bullock, earned a scant $3.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. "Burnt," a restaurant... more »
  • Cops: 3 dead, 4 hurt when car hits trick-or-treaters in NYC

    October 31, 2015 9:52 PM

    NEW YORK -Police say a car plowed into a group of trick-or-treaters in New York City, killing three people, including a 10-year-old girl. Four others, including a 3-year-old, were injured. A spokesman for the New York Police Department says the group had been trick-or-treating just before 5 p.m. Saturday in... more »
  • Gonzales, Baker to go on with Trick-or-Treating plans on Halloween

    October 31, 2015 4:15 PM

    GONZALES - Officials in Gonzales are monitoring weather conditions but say plans for trick-or-treating are still scheduled to go on from 6:00 to 8:00 pm tonight. The city of Baker will also go on with trick-or-treating plans from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Many cities and parishes chose to... more »
  • Extra patrols during Halloween Play Video

    October 30, 2015 11:07 PM

    WALKER - Livingston Parish called in extra patrols to monitor trick-or-treating Friday. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office and Walker Police Department both had additional patrols to keep the peace and search for offenders. Halloween was changed to Friday because of the forecast predicting bad weather. In Walker, officers... more »
  • Arizona drivers get a scare from giant inflatable pumpkin

    October 30, 2015 1:21 PM

    PEORIA, Ariz. - Halloween tricks came early for some drivers and pedestrians in the Phoenix area when a giant, inflatable pumpkin bounded down the roadway in high winds. A 25-foot-tall pumpkin escaped from its display promoting the Peoria Monster Bash Thursday, sailing down the street and damaging two street lights.... more »
  • BR Halloween Parade moves start time to 9:30 a.m.

    October 30, 2015 8:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Halloween Parade start time has been moved up due to weekend weather concerns. The parade will now begin at 9:30 a.m. in downtown Baton Rouge. Festival organizers met with local weather experts, BRPD and the mayor's office before making the final decision to move the... more »
  • Halloween Havoc?

    October 30, 2015 7:21 AM

    Clouds will build on Friday in advance of a storm system that will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms over the weekend. Local rivers are falling below flood stage. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Expect clouds to increase throughout the day as the next storm system organizes to... more »
  • Neighborhood divided over trick-or-treat signs instructing parents to provide veggies

    October 29, 2015 3:03 PM

    NEW BRITAINURGING, Conn. - There are mixed reactions among a community in Connecticut where a neighbor has taken upon themselves to tell the neighborhood to hand out vegetables and healthy snacks rather than traditional Halloween candy this weekend. Bright orange posters went up in a community near Lincoln Elementary... more »
  • Vandals target previous home of convicted serial killer Play Video

    October 28, 2015 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Halloween vandals seem to have targeted the house where a convicted serial killer once lived. Overnight, Terri Lemoine said someone stole Halloween decorations from her yard. Lemoine lives on Burgin Road, in the home where Sean Vincent Gillis lived. Gillis is suspected of killing eight women... more »
  • Many trick-or-treating hours moved to Friday Play Video

    October 28, 2015 12:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Multiple parishes and municipalities moved their official trick-or-treat hours Wednesday because of expected bad weather. East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden's office said official trick-or-treat hours for the city and unincorporated areas will be Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The mayor-president said the strong... more »
  • Pumpkins available for Halloween but maybe not Thanksgiving

    October 6, 2015 11:12 AM

    NEOGA, Ill. - Crop experts say there should be enough pumpkins for Halloween, but that supplies of canned pumpkin could be scarce by Thanksgiving. Illinois is the country's top pumpkin-producing state. Mohammad Babadoost is a plant pathology professor at the University of Illinois. He says "we'll have a pumpkin for... more »
  • Turn Halloween gourds into Thanksgiving goods Play Video

    October 31, 2014 5:08 PM

    Interior Designer, Rachel Cannon Lewis, put a spin on making a cornucopia centerpiece for Thanksgiving using recycled pumpkins today on News 2 at 4. Lewis designed the centerpiece using gourds and vegetables that she already had in her home. She said the pumpkins can stay good up to a... more »
  • Get spooky at the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade Play Video

    October 31, 2014 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Halloween may be today, but the haunting continues tomorrow at the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade. King Todd McCoy and Amy Seller from the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank joined John Pastorek on 2une In this morning with all the details. The parade rolls Saturday at 2:00... more »
  • Smart tips to keep Halloween safe and fun Play Video

    October 30, 2014 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - According to pediatrician, Dr. Mindy Calandro, there are many easy safety tips parents can use to make Halloween a safe and fun night for kids. For Halloween costumes, Dr. Calandro recommended that parents to buy reflective tape from a local hardware store for costumes or to... more »
  • Celebrate Halloween a day early Play Video

    October 30, 2014 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Halloween isn't until Friday, but there are plenty of spooky celebrations scheduled tonight across the area. The Baton Rouge Police Department is hosting Boo with the Blue from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The event is family-friendly and will include a haunted house, food and games a costume contest.... more »
  • The danger in Halloween decorations Play Video

    October 30, 2014 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Halloween can be scary in more ways than one. There are an average of 1,000 reported fires each year caused by flammable Halloween decorations. Fire Marshal Butch Browning joined us on 2une In this morning with tips to keep you safe. About 40% of those are... more »
  • BRPD 'Boo With The Blue' Thursday night

    October 29, 2014 3:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department announced plans for their "Boo with the Blue" Halloween event Tuesday. Organizers said there will be a haunted house, food, games, costume contest, music and more. Children and their parents can also see special equipment used by the police department,... more »
  • LSP plans family-friendly trick or treat event

    October 28, 2014 10:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police scheduled their seventh annual public safety expo for the day after Halloween in Baton Rouge. Kids are encouraged to come dressed in Halloween costumes, and refreshments and trick-or-treating will be provided along with demonstrations of public safety equipment and services. The family... more »
  • Trick or treating safety tips with La. State Police Play Video

    October 28, 2014 7:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Costumes and candy make Halloween fun, but it can also be a dangerous holiday. Children are four times more likely to be involved in deadly pedestrian accidents on Halloween than any other holiday. 2une In's Rebecca Buchanan visited Halloween Express this morning with tips from Louisiana... more »
  • Cat Haven's Mewster Mash, online auction Play Video

    October 28, 2014 6:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Every good witch needs a sidekick, and you can find yours this weekend at Cat Haven's Mewster Mash. Executive Director Wendy Decker joined Kylie Dixon on 2une In this morning to talk about the event. The Halloween party will serve as a kickoff to the organization's... more »
  • Rapper Mystikal's house on sex offender check list Play Video

    October 27, 2014 5:13 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Rapper Mystikal was in rare form when he answered the door in his Superman boxers during a routine sex offender compliance check. Mystikal, who's real name is Michael Tyler, was convicted of sexual battery in 2004 making him a lifetime sex offender. "I don't do the... more »
  • Dallas man's Halloween decor inspired by Ebola

    October 23, 2014 5:58 PM

    UNIVERSITY PARK, TX - A Dallas-area man has taken inspiration from the fear of Ebola for the Halloween decorations at his townhouse. James Faulk stacked up barrels marked "biohazard," surrounded his yard in University Park, with yellow caution tape and crossed his door and windows with white tape marked "quarantine,"... more »
  • Feds issue counterfeit costume contact lens warning

    October 23, 2014 11:44 AM

    WASHINGTON - As the weather cools and people begin to finalize their Halloween costume choices, federal officials released an official warning to the public about the dangers of novelty contact lenses, not approved by the FDA, and sold by many retailers throughout the nation. Federal agents are engaged in... more »
  • SOS Rescue to host canine costume contest

    October 21, 2014 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Andrea from SOS Rescue was back in the studio today with news of an upcoming event and yet another furry friend looking for a good home. SOS Rescue is a local non-profit that looks to find suitable homes for lost and abandoned pets through the generous... more »

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