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  • Browns beat Saints 26-24 on last-second kick

    September 14, 2014 5:02 PM

    CLEVELAND - Billy Cundiff kicked a 29-yard field goal with three seconds left, giving the Cleveland Browns a 26-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Cundiff's kick helped the Browns (1-1) snap a nine-game losing streak in home openers and gave rookie coach Mike Pettine his first NFL... more »
  • US advances to World Cup's 2nd round despite loss

    June 26, 2014 1:10 PM

    RECIFE, Brazil - The United States reached the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups for the first time, just not the way the Americans wanted. Germany beat the U.S. 1-0 Thursday in soggy Recife on Thomas Mueller's 55th-minute goal to win Group G, but the Americans held onto second place... more »
  • Red Raiders head home after loss

    June 18, 2014 8:17 AM

    OMAHA, NE - Texas Tech is done at the College World Series. Mississippi pulled out a 2-1 win against the Red Raiders on pinch hitter John Gatlin's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth. The winning hit came a half-inning after pinch-runner Zach Davis stole second and third before... more »
  • Fire destroys two homes just before the new year Play Video

    January 1, 2014 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two homes in Baton Rouge went up in flames just before the new year. One home caught fire at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday night on North 47th Street, the other at 9:35 p.m. on North 30th Street. On North 47th, Sandra Dixon was asleep when the... more »
  • Balloon festival loses money in Ascension

    November 8, 2013 8:44 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Parish officials are taking a hard look at the Louisiana Balloon Championship Festival, after the event took a sizeable loss on paid attendance this year. Attendance for the three-day event in September at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center was 35,000, down from 60,000. With $158,369 in expenses... more »
  • Nova's scores, Grant's returns rally Rutgers 28-24

    September 21, 2013 6:36 PM

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Gary Nova threw touchdown passes of 33 and 4 yards to Leonte Carroo in the final 9:55 and Rutgers rallied from a 17-point, second-half deficit to beat previously undefeated Arkansas 28-24 on Saturday. Janarion Grant sparked the rally with a 58-yard punt return for a touchdown in... more »
  • 44 rescued from Gulf rig after natural gas blowout

    July 23, 2013 11:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Wild well experts are expected to arrive soon at the site of a natural gas well blowing out of control in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana's coast. Hercules Offshore Inc. operated the drilling rig where the blowout occurred. Jim Noe, a Hercules executive, said Tuesday evening... more »
  • Dr. Z answers CoolSculpting questions Play Video

    July 15, 2013 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today on News 2 at 4, aesthetic dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz discussed new ways to make fat cells disappear. CoolSculpting targets new areas now like arms and thighs. Dr. Z talked about how the process and introduced us to a woman who has had it... more »
  • Roger Federer ranked No. 5 for 1st time in decade

    July 8, 2013 10:01 AM

    LONDON - Roger Federer has fallen to No. 5 in the new ATP rankings, the first time in a decade he's been that low. Federer's second-round loss at Wimbledon, a year after taking the title, drops him from No. 3. He was fifth in the rankings of June 23,... more »
  • Williams loses to Lisicki in Wimbledon 4th round

    July 1, 2013 9:54 AM

    LONDON - The stunning string of upsets at Wimbledon continues into the second week. Defending champion Serena Williams lost in the fourth round, falling 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 to Sabine Lisicki of Germany. The loss ended Williams' career-best 34-match winning streak and her attempt to capture a sixth title at the... more »
  • 'Sopranos' Star James Gandolfini dead at 51

    June 19, 2013 7:19 PM

    LOS ANGELES- James Gandolfini, the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos," died in Italy Wednesday. The 51-year-old was vacationing in Rome, HBO and his managers said. In a statement, HBO called the actor a great talent and a gentle and loving person. Gandolfini played conflicted... 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 »
  • Tigers lose series opener to Aggies after delays

    May 10, 2013 10:46 AM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas - After rain delayed the start of their game against Texas A&M, the Tigers lost their series opener to the Aggies 2-1 in a soaked College Station matchup. Aggies pitcher Daniel Mengden held No. 3 LSU to five hits in the game, and reliever Jason Jester... more »
  • LSU loses to Clemson in last-second field goal

    December 31, 2012 10:50 PM

    ATLANTA- Clemson toppled LSU 25-24 in a last second field goal during the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Monday night. Chandler Catanzaro kicked the game-winning, 37-yard field goal. Clemson was ranked 14 going into the game, LSU was ranked eight. Catanzaro's kick set off a wild celebration on the... more »
  • Community servant, business leader dies Wednesday night

    November 14, 2012 7:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hillar Moore, Jr., a philanthropist and retired business leader has died. Moore, 87, passed away Wednesday evening after having a heart attack almost two weeks ago. Moore was retired from Associated Grocers, where he was president for 20 years. Prior to that he worked for another... more »
  • Saban: No. 4 Alabama played poorly last 2 games

    November 12, 2012 4:27 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban puts Alabama's past two games in the same category. He doesn't mean it as a compliment. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide lost for the first time against No. 9 Texas A&M a week after barely beating No. 8 LSU. Saban says Alabama didn't play well as... more »
  • GOP groups take stock after $380 million loss

    November 8, 2012 3:15 PM

    WASHINGTON - Republican-leaning independent groups were supposed to be a key to victory for Mitt Romney. But they ended up being among the big losers of the presidential race, spending an eye-popping $380 million on ads to oust President Barack Obama only to come up short. The groups were unleashed... more »
  • La. AG seeks trial for state claims over BP spill

    October 25, 2012 4:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell's office is asking a federal judge to set a trial date for some of the state's economic loss claims against BP PLC stemming from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a court filing Wednesday, Caldwell's office claims... more »
  • Home valued at $1.5M a total loss in fire

    October 24, 2012 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said a million-dollar Baton Rouge home is a total loss after a fire this afternoon. Curt Monte with Baton Rouge Fire said the fire at the home on Rue Bienvenue was already into the roof when they arrived. They estimated the home to be worth... more »
  • System freezes fat to help slim down Play Video

    October 1, 2012 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Instead of burning away bulge, a new system takes a different approach: freezing it. Dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz spoke to Rosa Flores today about the CoolSculpting system,which targets and cools fat cells enough to kill them. After time, the cells are naturally eliminated. If you... more »
  • Saints' defense struggling after first 2 weeks

    September 17, 2012 10:08 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - As long as Drew Brees stays healthy, the New Orleans Saints' offense is going to be just fine. The defense? Now that's a concern. The Saints got pushed around for the second straight week, allowing 463 total yards in a 35-27 loss to the Carolina Panthers on... more »
  • Mitchell "reassigned" after Southern loss Play Video

    September 14, 2012 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University officials announced today that Stump Mitchell is out as the school's head football coach. Mitchell was reassigned to other administrative duties for the remainder of the season. Defensive coordinator Dawson Odums will handle coaching duties. Rumors swirled earlier today that some university leaders... more »
  • How to disguise hair loss Play Video

    September 10, 2012 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Experiencing hair loss is a reality for many people. Finding the right treatment can be difficult; but finding a way to disguise hair loss does not have to be. Dr. Z shows WBRZ's Rosa Flores ways to camouflage a thinning hair line. If you... more »
  • Saints remain defiant after post-bounty loss

    September 10, 2012 4:07 PM

    METAIRIE - New Orleans defensive captain Malcolm Jenkins says he appreciates that the Saints did nothing to change the minds of those who suspect the bounty scandal and related suspensions will derail their season. He also points out that previous playoff seasons included setbacks that looked a lot like their... more »
  • Individual FEMA aid now available

    August 31, 2012 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Federal Emergency Management Agency says people in five Louisiana parishes can apply for grants for temporary housing and home repairs, and to cover uninsured property losses from Hurricane Isaac. FEMA says the major disaster declaration for Louisiana was amended Friday to allow individual aid in Jefferson,... more »
  • Hair loss questions Play Video

    August 6, 2012 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's a worry that affects millions of people: hair loss. Dr. Ann Zedlitz explained the problem and potential solutions today on News 2 at 4. If you have any questions for Dr. Z, send them to news@wbrz.com with 'Dr. Z' in the subject line. She'll... more »
  • Lawmakers seize on report detailing impact of cuts

    July 17, 2012 4:53 PM

    WASHINGTON - Republicans and Democrats alike are pointing to a new report estimating that automatic budget cuts will cost the economy 2 million jobs. With five months to go before the across-the-board cuts kick in, the Aerospace Industries Association unveiled a report today that warned of job losses, billions of... more »
  • Moody's takes note of La. Medicaid cut

    July 17, 2012 10:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Moody's Investors Service says Louisiana's loss of as much as $859 million in Medicaid financing is a "credit negative" for the state. The notation from the bond-rating agency does not yet affect the state government bond rating - currently high investment grade and stable - but denotes... more »
  • JPMorgan: Top execs in bad trade dismissed

    July 13, 2012 9:10 AM

    NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase says top managers tied to its highly publicized trading blunder have been dismissed without severance pay. The bank says it's taking back two years' pay from those officials. The bank is discussing the trading loss with Wall Street analysts. It says the loss from... more »
  • Shaw Group posts 3rd-quarter loss of $16 million

    July 10, 2012 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Shaw Group Inc. said today that losses narrowed in its fiscal third quarter, though most of that was because the company took a special impairment charge in the same period last year. The Baton Rouge technology and engineering firm reported a net loss of $16 million,... more »
  • Mother mourns the loss of murdered son

    June 19, 2012 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A destraught mother in Baton Rouge is demanding answers after her 21-year-old son was shot and killed in broad day light. Telly Heard was gunned down on June 5 at the intersections of Myrtle and 10th St. South. Tonight at 6, News 2's Adrian Pittman, sits... more »
  • LSU Coach Mainieri addresses Tiger loss

    June 11, 2012 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Stony Brook (52-13) tossed its second-consecutive three-hitter on Sunday, as the Seawolves came back from a game down to advance past LSU to its first College World Series, 7-2, on Sunday night at Alex Box Stadium. LSU (47-18), the Southeastern Conference Champion, won a 12-inning affair in... more »
  • Stocks fall; Dow has its 11th loss in 12 days

    May 17, 2012 3:15 PM

    NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average fell for the 11th time in 12 days after a pair of discouraging economic reports came as investors worried about Greece's possible exit from euro. The Dow closed down 156 points at 12,442. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 20 to 1,305,... more »
  • Southern baseball falls to Mississippi Valley State 6-4 Play Video

    May 16, 2012 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars built a 4-0 lead heading into the eighth inning against Mississippi Valley State. Unfortunately, that lead would not last. The Delta Devils scored six runs in the final two innings to shock the Jaguars 6-4 in the opening round of the SWAC Tournament... more »
  • White House says bank loss shows need for rules

    May 14, 2012 10:32 AM

    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - The White House says a $2 billion trading blunder by JPMorgan Chase shows the continued need for rules that protect the taxpayer when Wall Street makes mistakes. White House press secretary Jay Carney says the loss is a reminder of why controls installed after the... more »
  • FDA advisers recommend approving weight loss drug

    May 10, 2012 3:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - Advisers to government health regulators have recommended that that they approve sales of what would be the first new prescription weight-loss drug in the U.S. in more than a decade, despite concerns over cardiac risks. A panel of expert advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted 18-4... more »
  • Stocks continue downward trend

    April 10, 2012 3:14 PM

    NEW YORK - The stock market closed down sharply, extending its longest and deepest slum this year. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 213 points to 12,716. That is it's biggest one-day loss of the year and its third triple-digit decline in the past four trading days. The broader Standard... more »
  • La. can't appeal loss of $80M grant

    November 9, 2011 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana's won't be able to regain an $80 million federal grant to expand broadband Internet connections. The money instead will be returned to the U.S. Treasury, because the state doesn't have any ability to appeal the loss. That's the word from the U.S. Department... more »
  • Research subjects in BR battle Louisiana's bulge

    July 8, 2011 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A weight loss program at Pennington Biomedical center is helping people in Baton Rouge fight obesity. It's called "Look Ahead", and helps people with Type II diabetes lose weight and get healthy. Researchers hope it will help reverse the trend shown in a recent report that... more »
  • Livingston Parish School Board: teacher layoffs imminent

    February 15, 2011 6:12 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Parish School System is under a financial emergency, Superintendent Bill Spear said. The system faces a $10 million shortfall, and over 70 jobs could be lost. The past few years, school systems have been able to avoid layoffs through attrition, but the lack of state... more »
  • Baton Rouge suburbs make large population gains

    February 4, 2011 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE The suburbs of Baton Rouge were among Louisiana's fastest growing parishes over the last decade, while the parishes hardest-hit by hurricanes Katrina and Rita had the largest losses. Louisiana received its more detailed breakdown of the 2010 Census data Thursday. Among the statistics: -Ascension and Livingston parishes had... more »
  • Several LSU players injured in Ala. game

    November 9, 2010 9:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU coach Les Miles says strong safety Brandon Taylor could be a "long-term loss" after he suffered a foot injury Saturday and left to undergo an X-ray. Miles said left cornerback Morris Claiborne is day-to-day after taking a knee to the helmet, possibly resulting in a concussion.... more »
  • Professor: Moratorium not affecting jobs as predicted

    August 19, 2010 10:23 PM

    Oil workers are not lining up to file for unemployment. Only 600 claims have come in so far, according to the state. A professor at LSU said that's far below the thousands predicted, and it's for a reason. "There are a number of mitigating circumstances out there that have... more »
  • FDA to review first of 3 new weight loss drugs

    July 12, 2010 5:53 AM

    The first of a trio of new weight loss drugs gets officially unveiled this week, carrying hope of success where others failed -- safely delivering significant weight loss. None of the new prescription drug therapies represents a breakthrough in research. Two of the drugs submitted for approval simply combine existing... more »
  • FDA puts liver damage warning on weight loss pill

    May 26, 2010 2:24 PM

    A warning today for consumers that take the weight loss pill Alli. Federal health officials say the drug may cause severe liver damage in rare cases. The FDA says it has added a warning to the label of the drug, which is sold over-the-counter. The FDA identified... more »
  • Fannie Mae seeks aid after first-quarter loss

    May 10, 2010 8:01 AM

    Fannie Mae has again asked taxpayers for more money after reporting a first-quarter loss of more than $13 billion. The mortgage finance company, which was rescued by the government in September 2008, said it needs an additional $8.4 billion from the government to help cover mounting losses. That... more »
  • Things to say and not to say when someone loses a loved one

    March 25, 2010 7:16 AM

    Things not to say: "You have to be strong." The pain is so intense that to be told I must be anything is incomprehensible. "What can I do for you?" I just wanted my loved one back. I had no idea what to do about anything and... more »

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