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  • Macy's to transform part of BR store into discount retailer; Opening in June Play Video

    February 28, 2018 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – As Macy's works to fight the bleed of shoppers moving away from traditional shopping habits, the company's millennial-focused answer will open here this summer. Macy's announced wide-spread plans for its nascent store Backstage and told WBRZ previously, the first Louisiana location will open in Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Additional stores closed, more to close at Mall of Louisiana Play Video

    January 15, 2018 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A week after WBRZ reported on Banana Republic, Paris Parker and the Gap closing locations at the Mall of Louisiana, we know others already followed suit and more are planning to close. Gymboree, a popular children's clothing store will close soon. It follows Godiva Chocolatier, Johnston and Murphy,... more »
  • Three stores to close Mall of La. locations at the end of January

    January 9, 2018 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Mall of Louisiana is no longer immune to the changing habits of shoppers, it appears, as three stores plan end-of-the-month closures. The Gap, which already announced its closure , will shutdown at the end of the month along with Banana Republic and Paris Parker, a... more »
  • Gap closing Mall of Louisiana location

    December 12, 2017 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Gap is closing its Mall of Louisiana location in the next few weeks. One of two local stores would not re-sign its lease that expires at the end of the year. The mall location is one of 200 Gap stores that are closing over the... more »
  • Man arrested for forcing his way back into mall after being banned

    November 20, 2017 8:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities said an intoxicated man was detained by a Mall of Louisiana security guard after previously being banned from the building. The incident took place on Sunday. The man was identified as Jon Bass II. The security guard told officers from the Baton Rouge Police Department... more »
  • With intent to buy moisturizer, woman charged $27,000

    June 9, 2017 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 30 minute trip to the Mall of Louisiana turned into the most expensive shopping experience of one woman's life. Carol Lafitte says last month she walked into Forever Flawless, a luxury skincare company, to purchase moisturizer. It's a product she bought before and says it... more »
  • Power outage at Mall of Louisiana caused heavy traffic Play Video

    April 6, 2017 12:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A power outage at the Mall of Louisiana caused a major traffic problem on Thursday afternoon. The outage caused the traffic lights to go out on Bluebonnet Boulevard in front of the mall. Entergy workers were on the scene working to fix the issue. Officials at the... more »
  • HH Gregg closing Mall of La. location

    March 2, 2017 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The electronics store on the Mall of Louisiana's Boulevard, HH Gregg will close the company announced officially. "We are strategically exiting markets and stores that are not financially profitable for us," said Robert J. Riesbeck, the company's president and CEO. Also closing are two other... more »
  • City breaks ground on 'shopping bypass' boulevard Play Video

    December 7, 2016 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Construction will start soon on the long-awaited alternate route between I-10, the Mall of Louisiana, Perkins Rowe shopping center and Perkins Road. The city broke ground on the Paulat Boulevard project at Perkins Rowe Thursday morning. Phase 1 will include an alternate access to Perkins Rowe... more »
  • Cortana Mall closed for Thanksgiving; Mall of Louisiana opens at 6 p.m. Play Video

    November 23, 2016 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Cortana Mall in Baton Rouge will join dozens of other stores across the country who are scheduled to close their doors Thursday for Thanksgiving. A spokesperson for the Cortana Mall told WBRZ that doors will open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday. Anchor stores like... more »
  • Do you have unclaimed cash? Check here!

    September 14, 2016 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Louisiana residents can search for nearly $750 million in unclaimed property Saturday at the Mall of Louisiana, according to Treasurer John Kennedy. Employees from the Unclaimed Property Division will be stationed near the Dillard’s entrance on the first floor of the mall from 10 a.m. to... more »
  • Restaurant manager robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday

    August 10, 2016 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say no one was injured after an armed man robbed a Baton Rouge restaurant early Wednesday morning. The incident happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning at the J. Alexander's near the Mall of Louisiana. According to Baton Rouge Police, a female manager was leaving for... more »
  • Two men arrested for using over $2,000 with stolen credit cards at the mall

    April 4, 2016 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police arrested 18-year-old Geovani Castillo and 29-year-old Alejandro Diaz for buying more than $2,000 of items from the Mall of Louisiana using stolen credit cards and gift cards. Mall security notified police of the purchases. Officers discovered that Castillo and Diaz had 13 stolen credit... more »
  • Law enforcement beefs up security for Black Friday Play Video

    November 25, 2015 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local law enforcement agencies in Baton Rouge have plans to triple the amount of patrols you normally see at area malls for Black Friday. It's one of the busiest shopping days of the year, and they're taking no chances. Baton Rouge Police say it's all an... more »
  • $150K in unclaimed property returned at Baton Rouge event

    August 25, 2015 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has returned $150,506 in unclaimed money to hundreds of residents during an event in Baton Rouge. State Treasury John Kennedy, in a statement Monday, said one lady found $20,000 during Saturday's Unclaimed Property event at the Mall of Louisiana. Kennedy says a... more »
  • Treasurer Kennedy on Unclaimed Property Play Video

    August 20, 2015 9:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Unclaimed property is just lost money. When a business or government has your money, it has to turn it over to the State Treasurer. It's the treasurer's responsibility to get the money back to its rightful owner. This morning, State Treasurer John Kennedy came on 2une... 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 »
  • Lawsuit challenging annexations thrown out

    March 9, 2015 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An appeals court threw out a lawsuit challenging recent annexations in East Baton Rouge Parish Monday. The suit from former lawmaker Woody Jenkins claimed the 2014 annexation of a section of land including the Mall of Louisiana would negatively impact police and fire services to his... more »
  • BRPD, EBRSO both patrolling mall after annexation Play Video

    December 3, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department will patrol the Mall of Louisiana this holiday season after parts of the mall were annexed into the city limits. Thousands of shoppers go from store to store with bags in hand each day. For the first time, city police and... more »
  • People line up for latest iPhone release

    September 19, 2014 5:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The wait is over for iPhone fans. Apple's newest version of the iPhone is released in stores and online Friday. New records have been set for the tech giant. Apple says in one week they sold 4 million smart phones the first day they were available... more »
  • Judge dismisses suit filed against annexations

    August 4, 2014 4:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge dismissed a suit Monday which was filed to stop recent annexations of property which are connected to the proposed city of St. George. The judge found that former state representative Woody Jenkins, who filed the lawsuit, had no real or actual interest to bring... more »
  • Casas for CASA raising funds for abused, neglected children Play Video

    July 21, 2014 8:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The 20th annual Casas for CASA playhouse fundraiser gets underway this weekend in Baton Rouge. This year's playhouse will be on display at the Mall of Louisiana from July 26th to August 17th. You can buy at $5.00 raffle ticket for a chance to win the... more »

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