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  • Sessions to interview FBI candidates Saturday

    May 12, 2017 10:39 PM

    WASHINGTON - Justice Department officials on Saturday will interview four candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey. They include acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Two people familiar with the process say others set to be interviewed include Alice Fisher, who formerly served as assistant attorney general for the Justice... more »
  • Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War

    May 1, 2017 11:08 AM

    NEW YORK - President Donald Trump made a puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War in an interview. Speaking to The Washington Examiner, Trump wonders why issues "could not have been worked out" in order to prevent the bloody conflict. Trump praises the accomplishments of Jackson, the populist... more »
  • ABC's Diane Sawyer to interview Caitlyn Jenner again

    March 22, 2017 11:46 AM

    NEW YORK - ABC News' Diane Sawyer is reprising her interview with Caitlyn Jenner, with the former Olympic gold medalist slated to talk about her first couple of years of life as a woman. The former Bruce Jenner spoke to Sawyer in a 2015 special that reached 17.1 million viewers... more »
  • Obama speaks on Israel, Trump in last White House interview

    January 15, 2017 7:47 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the increase in the number of Israeli settlements is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state." Speaking in his final interview as president, Obama dismissed the idea that there is a "major rupture" in the relationship between the United States and Israel... more »
  • Trump pledges restraint with Twitter from White House

    November 12, 2016 6:17 PM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump is pledging restraint on Twitter as president. But you can already tell he'll be mightily tempted to let loose with those trademark tweets. He tells "60 Minutes" he's going to be "very restrained, if I use it at all." But he went on to call Twitter... more »
  • Accused killer's lawyers: There are inconsistencies in police reports Play Video

    June 21, 2016 8:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The attorneys for a man accused of murdering his pregnant girlfriend slammed the police investigation into the matter in an exclusive interview with WBRZ Tuesday. "They don't have a case," one attorney told News 2's Brett Buffington. The two New Orleans-area attorneys are working to... more »
  • Amy Schumer weighs in on Lafayette theater shooting

    April 25, 2016 3:45 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Actress and comedian Amy Schumer has opened up about her reactions to the Lafayette theater shooting in this month’s issue of Vanity Fair . Schumer, who appears on the magazine’s cover, provides an extensive interview about her work and life. She talks explicitly about the night... more »
  • Edwards expects support to build for second special session

    April 19, 2016 9:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Facing resistance to more taxes, Gov. John Bel Edwards says he believes lawmakers will determine Louisiana needs additional money to protect critical programs as they struggle to craft next year's budget. Edwards, a Democrat in office since January, reaches his 100th day as governor Tuesday still... more »
  • Edwards readying ideas for session to start after Mardi Gras Play Video

    January 4, 2016 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards says in fewer than two weeks he'll release a "menu of options" for digging Louisiana out of its continuing budget troubles. Edwards said Monday proposals will include spending cuts, the draw-down of more federal money, expanded flexibility to cut protected budget areas... more »
  • BRPD trying to interview LSU football star in murder investigation Play Video

    April 28, 2015 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police confirmed to News 2 Tuesday that they're trying to interview LSU football standout La'el Collins in connection with the shooting death of a pregnant woman in Baton Rouge. Police said 29-year-old Brittney Mills was shot and killed Friday night at her residence on Ship Drive.... more »
  • ABC News keeps tight lid on Bruce Jenner interview

    April 22, 2015 3:09 PM

    NEW YORK - The first on-air promo for Friday's broadcast interview with Bruce Jenner didn't even show his face, an illustration of the line ABC News is walking in trying to drum up interest for the program while saying virtually nothing about it. The two-hour interview special with the... more »
  • School board, public to interview EBR Superintendent candidate tonight Play Video

    March 26, 2015 7:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge is making progress in the search for a new superintendent. Warren Drake, the former superintendent in Zachary is the man they want for the job. Tonight, the board is expected to interview him. At last week's meeting the board narrowed the field of... more »
  • Sony tries to save face with 'Interview' flip-flop

    December 24, 2014 2:14 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - Sony's flip-flop on releasing "The Interview" shows the studio is working furiously to try to chart the right course through political and public-opinion minefields. Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton said Tuesday that Seth Rogen's North Korea farce "will be in a number of theaters" beginning Thursday. He... more »
  • ABC's Stephanopoulos interviews Darren Wilson

    November 25, 2014 1:43 PM

    NEW YORK - ABC News' George Stephanopoulos has landed the much-sought first television interview with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, speaking to him for an hour Tuesday in Missouri. The network interrupted its afternoon programming on Tuesday for Stephanopoulos to talk about the interview. ABC will also feature the interview... more »
  • Magic fires back at Donald Sterling

    May 14, 2014 9:01 AM

    LOS ANGELES - NBA Legend Magic Johnson responded to controversial comments made against him by embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Sterling attacked Johnson's character during his first interview since a recording of him making racial comments was released. Johnson says he is mad at the wrong person.... more »
  • Sterling's wife pledges to keep stake in Clippers

    May 11, 2014 4:41 PM

    LOS ANGELES - In her first interview since the NBA banned her estranged husband, Shelly Sterling says she will fight to keep her share of the Los Angeles Clippers and plans one day to divorce Donald Sterling. Shelly Sterling spoke to Barbara Walters, and ABC News posted a short story... more »
  • Fox News to interview President Obama before Super Bowl

    February 2, 2014 1:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is getting some time in front of the cameras before sitting down to watch the Super Bowl. He's doing a live interview from the White House with Bill O'Reilly about two hours before kickoff, during the Fox pregame show. The interview comes less than a... more »
  • Dynasty crew: Can't go forward without Phil Play Video

    December 19, 2013 7:58 PM

    WEST MONROE- In an open-ended letter, the cast of Duck Dynasty appear to be ready to fly away from cable network A&E about 24 hours after they were dumped from the sky into a swampy mess over some comments one star made dealing with gay people. Near the end... more »
  • Les Miles 1-on-1 interview Play Video

    July 19, 2013 6:01 PM

    HOOVER, Al.- Les Miles took some time out of his day to talk to Sports 2's Brian Holland at SEC Media Days. Topics include Jeremy Hill, depth at running back, SEC scheduling, and his love for Channel 2. Click on the video for more from coach Miles. more »
  • Other jurors distance themselves from Juror B37

    July 17, 2013 9:47 AM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Four of the six jurors from the murder trial of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman are distancing themselves from statements another juror made in a televised interview. The four jurors issued a brief statement Tuesday on court stationary saying the opinions expressed by Juror B37 are not... more »
  • LSU theater to host Edwards, Larry King in one-night event

    July 1, 2013 3:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The TV journalist who made wearing suspenders cool, Larry King, will interview the man who secured Louisiana as a political hot spot, Edwin Edwards, at LSU in September. King's interview will be similar to his one-hour TV format and will also feature Edwards biographer Leo Honeycutt. ... more »
  • Weight loss author talks about conquering obesity Play Video

    June 3, 2013 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Author BD Sylvia talked to News 2 today about conquering obesity after 40 years of being overweight. Sylvia said two of the biggest things which helped him were mental strength, and lots of water. His book "Weight Loss is EASY!" tracks his fight to overcome... more »
  • National Greyhound Adoption month Play Video

    April 17, 2013 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - News 2 at 4 celebrated National Greyhound adoption month with some special guests today. Brittaney Spruill, vice president of "It's a Grey Area" greyhound adoption, by with one of their dogs named Nuvi. There's a meet and greet scheduled for next Saturday, April 27, at... more »
  • AP Interview: Clinton raps her Benghazi critics

    February 1, 2013 5:17 AM

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is leaving office with a slap at critics of the Obama administration's handling of the September attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya. She says they don't live in an "evidenced-based world" and that their refusal to accept the administration's statements... more »
  • Obama lauds Clinton as she prepares to leave

    January 28, 2013 2:30 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is lavishing praise on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as she prepares to leave his Cabinet. He calls her one of his closest advisers and says their shared vision for America's role in the world persuaded his one-time rival and potential successor to be... more »
  • Te'o tells Couric 'pain' and 'sorrow' was real

    January 24, 2013 3:13 PM

    NEW YORK - Manti Te'o told Katie Couric the feelings he had for what turned out to be a fake, online girlfriend were real and reiterated he had nothing to do with the hoax. The All-American linebacker said he was truly sorrowful and pained after finding out the woman he... more »
  • Armstrong getting little sympathy from IOC

    January 18, 2013 10:34 AM

    LONDON - The vice president of the International Olympic Committee is weighing in on Lance Armstrong's televised interview with Oprah Winfrey. In an interview with The Associated Press, Thomas Bach says Armstrong's doping confession is "too little, too late" and fails to provide any new information that will help clean... more »
  • Livestrong calls for complete truth from Armstrong

    January 16, 2013 10:33 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas - The Livestrong charity Lance Armstrong founded says it expects the disgraced cyclist was "completely truthful and forthcoming" in his interview with Oprah Winfrey. Armstrong admitted to Winfrey using performance-enhancing drugs during his career after years of denials. The interview taped Monday is scheduled to be broadcast Thursday... more »
  • Oprah: Lance Armstrong admitted doping

    January 15, 2013 10:39 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas - Oprah Winfrey is confirming that Lance Armstrong came clean to her about his use of performance-enhancing drugs during their 2 1/2 hour interview Monday. She says the cyclist was "forthcoming" as she asked him in detail about doping allegations that followed him throughout his seven Tour de... more »
  • AP source: Armstrong 'sorry' to Livestrong staff

    January 14, 2013 3:55 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - A person with knowledge of the situation says Lance Armstrong has apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation. He did so before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the discussion was private.... more »
  • New Year's financial questions answered Play Video

    January 2, 2013 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ringing in 2013 could include a long list of New Year's Resolutions. For some people that means setting financial goals. That's why financial planner Jason Windham joined WBRZ's Rosa Flores during our 4pm show. Windham answered viewer question 'live' on-line and on the air. The questions... more »

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