March 3, 2015 11:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU announced late Tuesday, it was delaying construction of its new Tiger Athletic Nutrition Center.
Construction was set to begin in April on the $12 million facility near the old Box. Funding for the project has already been secured through donations but university officials said with... more »
February 28, 2015 11:15 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Tim Quarterman had 18 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and LSU pulled into a fourth-place tie in the Southeastern Conference with a 73-63 victory over Mississippi on Saturday. Quarterman's triple-double was the first by an LSU player since Shaquille O'Neal did it against BYU... more »
February 27, 2015 10:14 PM
BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of LSU students won't be sleeping until later this weekend, since they are spending the 26.2 hours standing and dancing at the John M. Parker Coliseum.
The group is raising money for Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital in an annual event, Dance Marathon.... more »
February 27, 2015 4:54 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU shifted its baseball schedule for the second time in two weeks due to concerns about bad weather.
The Tigers moved their baseball game scheduled for this Sunday against Princeton to a Saturday doubleheader. The first game will start at 4 p.m. CT, with the second... more »
February 27, 2015 4:32 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Former LSU football assistant coach John Chavis filed suit Friday against both LSU and Texas A&M, where he's coaching now, over a contract dispute.
At issue is a $400,000 buyout clause in Chavis's LSU contract. Chavis asked in his suit for a court to determine... more »
February 26, 2015 8:37 AM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers will take on the Southeastern Lions tonight at Alex Box Stadium after Wednesday's game was postponed because of inclement weather.
First pitch will is tonight at 6:30 p.m. Fans who were planning on attending Wednedsay's game should use the same ticket tonight.
... more »
February 25, 2015 12:34 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU said an audit found U. S. Senator Bill Cassidy met all his obligations during part-time educational work which drew attacks by former Senator Mary Landrieu during last year's elections.
The university said Cassidy was fairly compensated for work done at the LSU Health Sciences Center... more »
February 25, 2015 8:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers will have to wait one more day to take on the Southeastern Lions at Alex Box Stadium. Tonight's game has been postponed because of inclement weather in the forecast.
First pitch will now be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Fans who were planning on... more »
February 20, 2015 10:24 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Pete Maravich Center was packed with a record number of attendees Friday night to cheer on the LSU gymnastics team take on Florida, the defending national champions.
The Tigers won 197.950-197.425.
The attendance record shattered at 12,217.
Fans were on their feet, pom-poms... more »
February 20, 2015 3:51 PM
BATON ROUGE - After trailing early LSU shot ahead of Boston College to win the first game of Friday's doubleheader 8-3.
The Tigers scored six unanswered runs in the middle and late game, including a home run single by sophomore infielder Danny Zardon.
Boston took an early 2-0... more »
February 20, 2015 7:06 AM
BATON ROUGE - Kayak fishing is a growing sport in south Louisiana. Some credit it's growing possibility to four LSU graduates who launched a new company and their dreams at the same time.
"I got my first kayak when I was a sophomore," Corey Coghlan explains. "That's when I... more »
February 18, 2015 4:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Residential life says there's a high demand for student housing on campus, so the school will continue to add new dorms.
The university turned away 1,000 students three years ago and 500 the year after. LSU Residential Life Executive Director Steve Waller says the numbers... more »
February 18, 2015 12:24 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Wednesday that weather concerns led them to shift the schedule for this weekend's baseball series against Boston College.
The Tigers will play a doubleheader at Alex Box Stadium Friday with the first game at 2 p.m., followed by the regularly-scheduled 7 p.m. game.
... more »
February 17, 2015 8:33 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Lady Tiger softball team took care of business over the weekend, sweeping their Tiger Invitational Tournament with five wins in three days to remain perfect on the season.
As exciting as the 10-0 start is for the LSU softball team, it's the variety of ways... more »
February 16, 2015 12:58 PM
BATON ROUGE - A pair of LSU freshman pitchers earned SEC honors after softball and baseball series this weekend.
Alex Lange and Allie Walljasper were both named Freshman of the Week for their performances against Kansas and during the Tiger Invitational.
Lange took out 15 of 19 Jayhawks... more »
February 15, 2015 5:18 PM
BATON ROUGE - Investigators for Baton Rouge Police say the human remains they found near LSU's campus belong to a 56-year-old man.
According to Cpl. Don Coppola with Baton Rouge Police, they found the remains behind the levee near River Rd. and Skip Bertman Dr. around 5:15 p.m. on... more »
February 13, 2015 5:43 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles says he's hired former Georgia assistant Tony Ball as the Tigers' new receivers coach. Ball has coached at the college level for about three decades, working with wide receivers for about 20 years. He spent the past nine years at Georgia, working... more »
February 13, 2015 1:08 PM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State University launched a website Friday detailing the dire budget situation the school is facing and asked for help finding ways to save money.
The budget site lays out LSU's proposed share of $383 million in higher education cuts being discussed among lawmakers and the... more »
February 13, 2015 7:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU opens the 2015 baseball tonight at The Box against the University of Kansas.
The new season brings along new hopes and high expectations. News 2's John Pastorek got a scouting report on the Tigers when he went one-on-one with head coach Paul Mainieri .
... more »
February 10, 2015 5:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police arrested a man Monday in connection to a series of thefts on the university campus.
LSU PD said 25-year-old Timothy Cole stole several credit cards and electronics from the campus recreation center and the Delta Gamma Sorority house in January.
Police said surveillance... more »
February 10, 2015 8:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - The biggest game of the season for the LSU Men's Basketball team is tonight. A sell-out crowd is expected when they take on the undefeated, top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats.
The #1 team in the country is 23-0 as they roll into Baton Rouge, while the Tigers have... more »
February 9, 2015 11:03 PM
BATON ROUGE - About 700 people have signed up to lobby lawmakers in some sort of fashion when they discuss how to deal with the state's $1.6 billion budget shortfall soon.
Last week, the LSU Alumni Association created Tiger Advocates. Association president Cliff Vannoy said the group's first goal... more »
February 6, 2015 12:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - Internal documents prepared by LSU leaders said deep budget reductions proposed by Gov. Bobby Jindal would force widespread layoffs across LSU campuses, shutter academic programs and lessen the value of the degrees students obtain. LSU campuses from Shreveport to New Orleans were asked to explain how a... more »
February 5, 2015 11:26 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's FACES Lab, a place where science, art and crime meet to find justice was featured on WBRZ News 2 at 10:00.
The lab creates life-like images of dead people from bone fragments or creates age progression images to assist in the search of missing persons.... more »
February 4, 2015 8:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - From West Feliciana to Plaquemine, Denham Springs to U High and everywhere in between, local high school players from all over the area signed to play college football on National Signing Day, while LSU and Southern welcomed their incoming classes for 2015.
The Tigers have a... more »
February 4, 2015 6:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU coach Les Miles is looking to a 2015 recruiting class filled mostly by Louisiana players to help the Tigers bounce back from their worst season in six years. Out of the total class of 25 announced Wednesday, only nine are from out of state. Four of... more »
February 4, 2015 3:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU men's basketball team is kicking off a rare stretch of three home games in six days, a rarity in the Southeastern Conference, with their first chance to take advantage of the PMAC-based contests coming up Thursday night against Auburn at 6 p.m.
LSU rolls... more »
February 4, 2015 3:14 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Wednesday that a group of alumni have formed a grassroots advocacy group to lobby legislators in Louisiana not to make further cuts to higher education in the upcoming legislative session.
The group, called Tiger Advocates, is sponsored by the LSU Alumni Association. Association president... more »
February 4, 2015 11:06 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU is picking up strong recruits for National Signing Day, but the day is still young and already producing some surprises.
University High running back Nick Brossette signed with the Tigers after flirting with Texas. He led UHigh to the state title in 2014 and was... more »
February 4, 2015 7:23 AM
BATON ROUGE - Today's a big day for high school senior athletes in our area: it's National Signing Day.
It's the day we learn who's going where to play college ball. Here are times for schools in our area:
8:00 a.m.- West Feliciana 8:30 a.m.- Plaquemine 9:00 a.m.-... more »
February 2, 2015 1:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help Monday in identifying a man wanted in connection with a series of property thefts from the campus recreation center.
LSU PD said the man is known to be driving a silver sedan, believed to be a Lexus 250. The... more »
February 2, 2015 8:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of students at LSU are preparing for an event aimed at raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The organization "Up Til Dawn" hopes to raise $75,000
"Their mission is that no children should be left without a chance to fight," Executive Director Lara... more »
February 2, 2015 8:15 AM
Baton Rouge - The children of Bernard Terrace Elementary get to see their imaginations come to life today. Three years ago, they began their playground plans with the LSU Community Playground Project.
The playground based on the collaboration with LSU Biological Engineering students was built by more than 120... more »
January 30, 2015 6:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police reported an armed robbery outside a dorm on the north side of the campus Friday evening.
An emergency alert texted to students and faculty said it happened outside Kibry Smith Hall, in the parking lot.
The alert said the robber was wearing a... more »
January 30, 2015 8:00 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU has had no shortage of players go on to play in the Super Bowl after their college career concludes. News 2's John Pastorek looks back in this edition of Louisiana Super Bowl legends.
LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Billy Cannon played in one Super Bowl... more »
January 29, 2015 12:18 PM
BATON ROUGE - Georgia offensive lineman Chidi Valentine-Okeke surprised coaches and fans alike when he declared for LSU on Thursday morning.
Valentine-Okeke, a 6'6", 310-pound four-star lineman from Ludwici, Georgia, announced his decision to pass on Alabama and Auburn after an in-home visit by the player, head coach Les... more »
January 29, 2015 9:09 AM
BATON ROUGE - Several meetings have been held over the past couple months for designers of improvements for the Baton Rouge and LSU Lakes to get public input. You can get a first look at the initial master plan tonight.
Designers have combined some of the ideas from the... more »
January 28, 2015 4:06 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Wednesday the university received a $40 million planned gift that will benefit athletic and engineering scholarships.
A university spokesperson said once fully realized, the donation from an anonymous alumni will be the largest planned gift in the school's history.
"This is a significant... more »
January 28, 2015 10:27 AM
BATON ROUGE - Coming off a week where they racked up two vital wins as the visiting team, LSU men's basketball is looking to keep the streak alive as they host South Carolina Wednesday night at 6 p.m.
The game will be the first of a Wednesday night doubleheader... more »
January 26, 2015 7:30 AM
BATON ROUGE - The highly anticipated LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Open House is coming up this weekend. The them is One World, One Health. Vet school students Marylynn Waddle and Melissa Lepuma joined us on 2une In this morning along with Rigby the Hedgehog with all the details.
... more »
January 24, 2015 8:39 PM
BATON ROUGE- Saturday Governor Bobby Jindal walked a fine line between religion and politics. The governor was a central figure at the Response prayer rally and the Louisiana Life March South, an anti-abortion demonstration. Both events were held on the LSU campus.
First Jindal led the prayer rally held... more »
January 24, 2015 7:56 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police say they found two pairs of missing LSU basketball shoes in the home of a teenager just a day after he was arrested for trespassing into Tiger Stadium.
Authorities say 17-year-old Rodney Ki'Yon Hamilton admitted to having the shoes in his home shortly after... more »
January 23, 2015 7:09 PM
BATON ROUGE - Thousands are expected to attend a Saturday prayer rally at LSU where Governor Bobby Jindal will be the headlining speaker.
Some say "The Response" rally is a political stunt for Jindal to announce a run at the Oval Office, but event organizers say there's nothing controversial... more »
January 23, 2015 4:05 PM
BATON ROUGE- Gov. Bobby Jindal will appear at LSU's campus tomorrow for multiple speaking engagements during a controversial prayer rally that has drawn attention from supporters and potential protesters alike.
The governor's office released on Friday afternoon a schedule of events on Jindal's calendar for the Saturday event. Jindal... more »
January 23, 2015 1:09 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri covered a lot of ground in his Media Day appearance Friday.
Mainieri, who is entering his ninth season with LSU, was asked about many new developments coming into the 2015 season including new flat-seamed baseballs which the NCAA voted to... more »
January 22, 2015 9:02 PM
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Isabelle Harrison scored a season-high 25 points Thursday as No. 5 Tennessee rolled to a 75-58 victory over LSU. Andraya Carter added 13 points as Tennessee (16-3, 6-0 SEC) rebounded from Monday's 88-71 loss at No. 6 Notre Dame, which ended the Lady Vols' 11-game win... more »
January 22, 2015 7:03 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police will beef up their security in anticipation of protests at Saturday's prayer rally where Governor Bobby Jindal will take center stage at an event that's gotten a lot of criticism.
Protestors say they're OK with the prayer. "The protest isn't against prayer at all,"... more »
January 21, 2015 10:13 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU's Mary Manhein will retire from the FACES Lab at the end of April after years of helping those who can not speak for themselves.
FACES reconstructs skulls and identifies remains to help authorities link missing persons with their families.
"I'm going to miss them,"... more »
January 21, 2015 11:32 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Riverdale High senior cornerback Donté Jackson announced on Wednesday morning his decision to pass on Georgia and USC, making his verbal commitment to come play for LSU later this year.
Jackson, a 5'11", 164-pound cornerback out of New Orleans, announced his commitment this morning at a... more »
January 21, 2015 10:38 AM
BATON ROUGE - After more than three decades as a forensic expert who ran the LSU FACES Lab and gained the nickname "The Bone Lady," Mary Manhein announced plans to retire from LSU later this spring.
Manhein said her retirement would be effective April 30, and that it was... more »
January 20, 2015 10:08 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jarell Martin scored 22 points, Jordan Mickey added 14 points and 14 rebounds, and LSU beat Florida 79-61 on Tuesday night. The Tigers (14-4, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) bounced back from a tough home loss to Texas A&M and snapped a six-game losing streak in the series.... more »
January 17, 2015 1:17 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - Danuel House scored four of his 18 points in the final 23 seconds, and Texas A&M erased a 13-point second-half deficit for its first road victory this season, 67-64 over LSU on Saturday. Jalen Jones had 18 points and nine rebounds for the Aggies (11-5, 2-2... more »
January 16, 2015 1:55 AM
STARKVILLE, MS - Danielle Ballard scored 24 points, including the go-ahead bucket in double overtime, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lift LSU to a 71-69 upset over No. 15 Mississippi State on Thursday night. Raigyne Moncrief contributed 18 points and DaShawn Harden added 13 for LSU (9-8, 3-2 SEC),... more »
January 15, 2015 10:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - An air-boat will be dedicated to an LSU student that was killed in a hit and run accident about seven months ago .
Eric Fabre of Slidell was driving on his scooter when a car hit him from behind near the intersection of Airline Highway and... more »
January 14, 2015 9:43 PM
BATON ROUGE- An investigation is underway tonight by the LSU Police Department after equipment went missing from the LSU Athletic Department.
Court records show, Gregory Stringfellow, LSU Football Equipment Manager, called LSU Police after noticing a two advertisements on EBAY selling a pair of Nike LSU Football cleats and... more »
January 14, 2015 10:22 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials said they will introduce two new coaches for the Tiger football program Wednesday afternoon.
The university confirmed Tuesday they'd hired former Alabama linebacker coach Kevin Steele. On Wednesday LSU also said they'd hired former Ole Miss head coach Ed Orgeron to be the... more »
January 13, 2015 5:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - A spokesperson for LSU athletics confirmed that Alabama assistant coach Kevin Steele has been hired as the Tiger's new defensive coordinator.
Michael Bonnette confirmed the hire Tuesday afternoon. Steele replaced John Chavis, who left LSU for a post at Texas A&M shortly after the Tigers' bowl... more »
January 9, 2015 4:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU junior Danielle Hunter formally announced his intention to enter the NFL draft Friday.
Hunter told News 2 earlier this week he would not return to LSU for another season. On Friday he said coming to LSU was the best decision of his life.
"I... more »
January 9, 2015 10:29 AM
BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said a faulty heating unit was to blame for a reported fire at an apartment complex on the LSU campus Friday morning.
The fire happened at the Edward Gay Apartments off Roosevelt Drive, north of the campus. Smoke was seen pouring out of one of... more »
January 8, 2015 8:21 PM
LAKE CHARLES - A grand jury in Calcasieu Parish declined to indict former LSU and NFL player Brandon Winey, 36, on an attempted second-degree murder charge.
Police arrested Winey in April following the shooting that injured another former LSU player, Tahj Jones. Jones, 25, was shot after the two... more »
January 8, 2015 4:33 PM
BATON ROUGE - After a come-from-behind victory in front a sellout crowd in 2014, LSU will get another chance to play their season opener at NRG Stadium in Houston in 2017.
The school announced Thursday that the Tigers will open the 2017 season Sept. 2 against Brigham Young University.... more »
January 7, 2015 5:50 PM
BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has named a former LSU basketball star and a state senator's wife among four new appointees to the state's top higher education policy board. The governor's office announced Wednesday the newest Board of Regents members: -Claudia Adley, of Benton, vice president and co-owner of... more »
January 7, 2015 11:44 AM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine put out several tips Wednesday reminding people to protect their pets against extreme cold.
According to LSU pets should be brought inside if possible when the temperature drops into the extreme cold range. Outdoor pets also use more energy when... more »
January 3, 2015 11:19 PM
SAN ANTONIO - Derrius Guice only touched the ball twice at the US Army All American Bowl but he made them count, catching 2 passes for a bowl-record 153 yards and 2 touchdowns, helping the West team to a win and earning the Catholic High senior MVP honors for the... more »
January 2, 2015 7:10 PM
Five star recruits are hard to land in any sport. If a school lands two in one day, that's a big deal. But what if it's in two different sports?
That's what happened today for LSU, as the Tigers landed WR Tyron Johnson in football and SG Antonio Blakeney... more »
January 1, 2015 12:46 PM
HOUSTON - Former LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis is in Texas on New Year's Day getting situated with his new position at Texas A&M, according to reports.
A Houston Chronicle reporter snapped pictures of Chavis getting off a plane with Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin, who confirmed Chavin's hiring.... more »
December 31, 2014 1:01 PM
BATON ROUGE - Texas A&M has hired LSU's John Chavis to be the Aggies' next defensive coordinator, according to a report from Yahoo Sports .
The site says Chavis will replace Mark Snyder, who was fired earlier this month. The Aggie defense ranked 103rd in the nation this season.... more »
December 31, 2014 10:14 AM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives asked for the public's help on Wednesday in identifying a woman accused of swindling two people out of $9,000 using stolen debit cards.
Police said the suspect approached two intoxicated individuals in the LSU area and offered them a ride. While giving the victims a... more »
December 29, 2014 1:41 PM
NASHVILLE, TN - LSU and Notre Dame continued preparations Monday to face off in the Music City Bowl in Nashville.
City officials welcome the teams to town over the weekend, and presented the teams' head coaches with custom guitars Monday.
LSU will be competing in a school-record 15th... more »
December 27, 2014 5:31 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU fans are getting ready to hit the road right behind the tigers.
The football team left Saturday and fans trailed right along.
Ashley Richard got on the road today to make it to Tennessee in time for Tuesday's game.
" I'm going to Tennessee,... more »
December 25, 2014 4:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - A team of LSU researchers are competing against nine other universities worldwide to send its instrument to Mars.
The group of students hope to land an open spot on Mars One, a mission organized by a Dutch company scheduled to take off in 2018.
"If... more »
December 23, 2014 5:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - The federal Medicaid agency has approved financing plans for contracts that turn six LSU hospitals over to private companies. That ends questions about whether care for Louisiana's uninsured could be in jeopardy. But the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also ordered Louisiana to repay $190 million... more »
December 22, 2014 11:50 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has been suspended for one game after he stomped on Bears, and former LSU, defensive tackle Ego Ferguson on Sunday. The punishment was handed down by Merton Hanks, the NFL's Vice President of Football Operations, comes following Raiola's sixth rules violation... more »
December 19, 2014 6:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - More than 1,500 students graduated from LSU today at the end of another successful semester, including two unique graduates: a mother and daughter.
Deanna and Deleon Wilson were among the assembled students to hear LSU President F. King Alexander proclaim the graduating class of 2014 to... more »
December 18, 2014 10:57 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Jarell Martin and Keith Hornsby combined to score 49 points to help LSU overcome an early 11-point deficit and defeat UAB 79-70 Thursday night. Martin scored 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Hornsby added 24 points. They combined to score 16 points in the first 8½... more »
December 17, 2014 11:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - In front of a supportive crowd of 1,308 fans inside the Maravich Center, the preseason third-ranked LSU gymnastics team posted a 196.950 at Gymnastics 101 to close out fall practice Wednesday night.
Several Tigers performed well in the showcase event, led by Jessie Jordan's team-leading... more »
December 15, 2014 8:05 PM
BATON ROUGE- Les Miles will not be going to Michigan.
Miles told sports reporters after practice Monday, he was not interested in the head coaching job at his alma mater. In fact, he said, he had not even been contacted about the job.
Miles said reporters could report... more »
December 15, 2014 3:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - Two LSU football players accepted invites to be part of the Reese's Senior Bowl Monday.
LSU offensive tackle La'el Collins and fullback Connor Neighbors were recently named the university's most valuable players on offense. The Tigers averaged 219 yards a game on offense during the 2014... more »