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  • Fussy kids blamed on TV

    April 15, 2014 7:19 PM

    WASHINGTON- TV could play a role in making babies and toddlers more fussy according to research published in the Journal of Pediatrics. A study found fussy kids were exposed to nine minutes more of various media per day than children who were more calm. Researchers say too much... more »
  • Cassidy targeted by comedians Play Video

    October 3, 2013 10:32 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Bill Cassidy was the target of jokesters on the Comedy Central program "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Stewart and his political correspondent made fun of Cassidy for signing a letter before the government shutdown that discussed a plan to fund the government in exchange for... more »
  • An inside look at ExxonMobil Play Video

    August 8, 2013 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- ExxonMobil opened its doors to local officials and the media today to give a first-hand look at their operations. "These kind of events are important to us because it gives us an opportunity to share with you about what we do," said plant manager Paul Stratford. ... more »
  • Using new social media to expand your business Play Video

    July 19, 2013 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Social media expert Christi Domingue-Rangel talked on News 2 at 4 today about how you can utilize social media to expand your business. She specifically highlighted the differences between Vine and Instagram, and how to use them effectively. more »
  • Do's and don'ts of sharing online info Play Video

    June 28, 2013 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - News 2's social media expert talked about the do's and don'ts of sharing your online information with a significant other today. Christi Domingue discussed what to keep in mind if you're sharing accounts with someone you're in a relationship with, as well as reasons why you... more »
  • La. drivers can't tweet or post to Facebook

    May 21, 2013 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Motorists in Louisiana will have to add tweets and Facebook updates to the list of activity banned while driving, in addition to texting. A bill prohibiting posting to social media sites while driving gained final approval with a 34-1 Senate vote on Tuesday. It now heads to... more »
  • Committee backs social media privacy bill Play Video

    April 22, 2013 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A bill that would ban employers and school officials from requesting personal online login and passwords of employees or students is working its way through Louisiana legislature. State House Representative Ted James introduced the bill that passed the House Commerce Committee Monday. It will next be considered... more »
  • Bill would ban social media posts while driving

    April 10, 2013 2:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hold that Twitter thought. If you are driving, a proposed state law would make it illegal for you to post status updates or anything else to social media websites. The Senate transportation committee has approved a measure that would add accessing, reading and posting to social media sites,... more »
  • Lawmaker wants to ban social media while driving

    March 29, 2013 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Posting to Facebook or Twitter while driving could soon be illegal. Senator Dale Erdey pre filed Senate Bill 147 which would make it illegal to "access, read or post to a social networking site" while driving. The bill keeps the current texting while driving laws... more »
  • Fake social media profiles appear in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 17, 2013 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend fiasco isn't the first time a ficticious social media profile has caused trouble, nor will it be the last. Just ask Ashley Hebert, a legislative analyst at the State Capitol and a beauty pageant queen. "I had a... more »
  • Obama calls for research on media in gun violence

    January 16, 2013 4:21 PM

    NEW YORK - The sweeping proposals from President Barack Obama today for curbing gun violence put little of the focus on movies, TV and video games. The White House pressed most forcefully for Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons like the ones used in... more »
  • Federal prosecutor withdraws from landfill case

    December 12, 2012 10:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal prosecutor has withdrawn from the case against a landfill executive charged with plotting to defraud a construction management company. A lawyer for River Birch executive Dominick Fazzio had asked a judge to recuse Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Kennedy from the case, claiming Kennedy failed to... more »
  • US Attorney resigns during probe of online posts

    December 6, 2012 10:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Jim Letten is resigning while the Justice Department investigates alleged misconduct by two of the top deputies in his New Orleans office. The nation's longest-serving U.S. attorney announced his resignation Thursday at a news conference. Two prosecutors who served as supervisors under Letten are targets... more »
  • NJ storm victims finding lost mementos online

    November 23, 2012 6:47 PM

    NEWARK, N.J. - New Jersey residents devastated by Superstorm Sandy are being reunited with lost photographs and objects through social media. There are at least four Facebook pages targeted to New Jersey residents that help connect them with their possessions. People who find lost mementos can post photos of them... more »
  • Sec. State to examine social media and ballots after election

    November 6, 2012 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Every day people share all kinds of things through social networking, from who they're with right down to what they're about to eat. People in Louisiana, though, should think twice before snapping a pic of who they voted for today. According to Louisiana law, it... more »
  • Social media abuzz with hurricane chatter

    October 29, 2012 4:34 PM

    NEW YORK - Whether you call it Frankenstorm, Stormpocalypse or simply Hurricane Sandy, the giant weather system barreling into the East Coast is a favorite topic of conversation on social media from Facebook to Twitter. As people post updates to friends and family, relay emergency information and lighten the... more »
  • NOLA Media to expand in Baton Rouge

    September 21, 2012 2:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The parent company of The Times-Picayune and the NOLA.com website says it is expanding operations in Baton Rouge. NOLA Media Group said it will offer a customized Baton Rouge version of the NOLA.com website. It also says targeted home delivery of the print editions of The Times-Picayune will... more »
  • New player in presidential politics to run ads

    September 21, 2012 10:50 AM

    NEW YORK - A new player in the presidential TV advertising campaign is set to go on the air next week in competitive states, according to several media trackers. The Republican-leaning Americans for Job Security will spend nearly $8.7 million across six states - Colorado, Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio... more »
  • LSU holds annual Media Day festivities

    August 7, 2012 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tiger football program will host its Media Day this afternoon at the LSU football Facility. Coach Les Miles will address reporters around 3:00 before offensive and defensive coordinators Greg Studrawa and John Chavis follow. Then the entire 105-man LSU roster is allowed to speak... more »
  • C-USA in cycle of change: coaches, teams, QBs

    July 26, 2012 10:47 AM

    IRVING, Texas - Conference USA seems to be in a perpetual cycle of change. There are five new coaches among the league's 12 teams. That includes Southern Miss and Houston, the division champs last season. Next season, C-USA will have four new teams after SMU, Houston, Central Florida and Memphis... more »
  • Tigers take spotlight at SEC Media Day

    July 18, 2012 10:00 AM

    HOOVER, Ala. - SEC Media Days continue in Hoover, Alabama with six teams on deck to speak to the media. Les Miles and his LSU Tigers will headline the second day in front of the throngs of media and certainly the debacle in the BCS National Championship game will... more »
  • Local video makers explain how they make money with YouTube Play Video

    July 9, 2012 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Making money on YouTube could be as simple as a few clicks, but it's not always that easy, just ask the creators of the 'Lil' Final Boyz' videos, Myles Laroux and Logan Baudean. The pair burst into the viral video scene after making a spoof video about... more »
  • Police: video shows missing college student and mystery "truck of interest" Play Video

    May 25, 2012 8:06 PM

    LAFAYETTE- Police have released the most groundbreaking information related to a missing person's case that's grabbed the country's attention. Late Friday, pictures from security cameras were released showing a white, newer model pick-up truck. The truck was seen on various video recordings, on two different streets were Mickey Shunick... more »
  • Visual effects studio announces $1.2 mil. Baton Rouge facility

    February 29, 2012 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Pixomondo LLC, which won an Academy Award this year, says it will spend $1.2 million to create a visual effects studio in Louisiana, creating 75 jobs in film, television and commercial production. Plans call for the company to use about 6,000 square feet at the Celtic Media... more »
  • Law banning sex offenders from social media thrown out Play Video

    February 20, 2012 10:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The governor's administration plans to appeal a judge's decision to allow sex offenders back on social media websites like Facebook. Last week, U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson threw out the recently-passed law banning registered sex offenders from social media sites. Jackson said the law went too... more »
  • BRPD Police Chief gives Press Conference

    August 26, 2011 2:14 PM

    "Today is a sad day for the city of br, today's a sad day for lsu university, thelsu alumni and the countless fans follow that follow the tiger football program," opened Chief Dewayne White's press conference regarding the arrest of Jordan Jefferson and Josh Johns. White also announced that... more »
  • Les Miles to meet with media after practice today

    August 20, 2011 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- According to LSU Media Relations, Les Miles and members of the Unity Council will meet with members of the media today after practice. Coach Miles is scheduled to talk at 12:30 p.m. Sgt. Don Stone with Baton Rouge Police said LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson was implicated, along... more »
  • Tigers predicted to finish second overall

    July 22, 2011 10:43 AM

    HOOVER, Ala. - The LSU football team was selected to finish second overall by the media Friday on the final day of Southeastern Conference Media Days in Alabama. The Tigers were also picked to finish second in the SEC Western Division behind Alabama, who was chosen to win the... more »
  • Dardenne traveling to NYC to promote tourism

    January 28, 2011 2:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is hoping a trip to the Big Apple will help bring tourists back to Louisiana. Dardenne is planning a one-day trip next week to New York City next week to meet with nationwide broadcasters and magazine writers and promote Louisiana’s travel opportunities. According... more »
  • Game developer to put new studio in Baton Rouge

    December 7, 2010 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A video game developer based in the U. K. is now the newest addition to the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge. Representatives from Firebrand Games and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber made the announcement with parish officials earlier today. They said Firebrand would locate a new... more »
  • 'Twilight' filming begins amid heightened security

    November 16, 2010 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Filming started today for the latest movie in the “Twilight” series at the Celtic Media Center in Baton Rouge. According to the entertainment magazine Scene Louisiana, security on the studio grounds has been increased to accommodate the high-profile film and its stars, including personal bodyguards for Kristen... more »
  • News media banned from offshore drilling conference

    November 9, 2010 10:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS--News organizations were barred from a conference over a company's claim that the government has not issued a single drilling permit, even though the moratorium was lifted last month. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman said the hearing would be held in his chambers, and news organizations had no... more »
  • New game developers group forms in Baton Rouge

    September 20, 2010 11:39 AM

    A chapter of an international game developer’s group has been formed in Baton Rouge to help grow the state’s digital media industry. Three state groups worked together to create a local chapter of the International Game Developer’s Association, according to a press release Monday from the Baton Rouge Area Digital... more »
  • NFL reminds clubs of media policy

    September 15, 2010 1:14 PM

    The NFL sent a memo Wednesday reminding all 32 teams of its equal access and conduct policy toward the media following a TV Azteca reporter's comments that she was uncomfortable in the New York Jets' locker room last weekend. "Women are a common part of the sports media," said... more »
  • Louisiana official blasts restrictions on media

    July 8, 2010 4:08 PM

    An outspoken Louisiana official wants the Coast Guard to lift restrictions on news organizations covering the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser told The Associated Press Thursday he's drafting a letter to the Coast Guard, BP and President Obama. He opposes a recent rule... more »
  • Former WBRZ TV anchor dies

    May 5, 2010 6:48 AM

    Former WBRZ TV Anchor and radio personality Ed Buggs died late last night. According to his younger brother Clarence Buggs, he likely died of a heart attack. An autopsy will likely performed today. As soon as funeral arrangements have been made, we will post them on WBRZ.com. Please... more »
  • Payton: Saints first Super Bowl week went smooth

    February 5, 2010 9:55 AM

    Coach Sean Payton says the New Orleans Saints had no trouble handling the distractions of the franchise's first ever Super Bowl week. Payton says the weeklong trip to south Florida was similar in some ways to the game the Saints played last season in London. Payton also noted that the... more »

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