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  • Flooded Ascension Parish school gets ready to reopen Play Video

    August 3, 2017 6:17 PM

    ST. AMANT - The sparkling new hallways of St. Amant Primary are bustling with eager teachers getting their classrooms ready for the new school year. "Right now our teachers are unpacking," explains Assistant Principal Marguerite Guillot. "We have boxes coming in, we are just in unpacking mode trying to do... more »
  • Ruby Slipper Cafe opens BR location in Acadian Village Shopping Center

    July 26, 2017 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The Ruby Slipper Cafe, an award-winning breakfast and brunch spot offering Southern recipes , opened its newest location in Baton Rouge. The new location is on Perkins Road in the Acadian Village shopping center. The grand opening is being celebrated at the... more »
  • Soccer complex opening soon at Lamar Dixon Expo Center Play Video

    July 18, 2017 8:06 PM

    ASCENSION – A new soccer complex at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center is set to open soon. The Expo Center is one of Ascension Parish's biggest attractions. "It gives you a lot of chances to get away from the everyday busy life over here. It's like you're... more »
  • Roof issues threaten to delay Atlanta Mercedes-Benz Stadium opening

    April 1, 2017 12:22 PM

    ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons hope to have an update soon on whether issues regarding its new stadium - notably, its roof - will again delay its projected opening day. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that challenges in building the retractable roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium also raise questions about whether the... more »
  • 'Logan' slices box office with $85.3M, 'Moonlight' gets bump

    March 5, 2017 2:30 PM

    NEW YORK - The R-rated "X-Men" spinoff "Logan" slashed into the weekend box office, opening with a massive $85.3 million that surpassed expectations and ranks among the top March debuts ever. The 20th Century Fox release features Hugh Jackman in what he has hinted could be his final performance as... more »
  • Broome to cut ribbon at local pharmacy's second location

    January 27, 2017 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Mayor Sharon Weston-Broome will attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of a local pharmacy's second location. The pharmacy, Affordable Pharmacy, will open its second location at 1707 Gardere Lane (Suite F) on Saturday, Jan. 28 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mayor Broome... more »
  • Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre

    July 29, 2016 4:13 AM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - The public will get its first glimpse of the Connecticut school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred. The old Sandy Hook Elementary School was torn down after the gunman's rampage in December 2012. The new $50 million, 86,000-square-foot school was... more »
  • Ochsner announces new comprehensive cancer center in B.R. Play Video

    March 1, 2016 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Beginning October 2016, Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes will have access to fully-integrated cancer care in one location. Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge officially announced plans today for the $12.8 million Ochsner Baton Rouge Cancer Center. The new dedicated space, made possible in part by the... more »
  • Army Corps of Engineers: Opening Morganza Spillway not necessary Play Video

    January 11, 2016 3:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Army Corps of Engineers says it won't need to open the Morganza Floodway to draw down the Mississippi River's crest. This will be a relief for homeowners and farmers in the spillway. On Monday the corps said forecasts on the Mississippi's crest and flow rate... more »
  • Bonnet Carre Spillway to be opened Sunday morning Play Video

    January 7, 2016 7:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Heavy rain in the Mississippi Valley and rising Mississippi River water stages and flow have prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to decide to open the Bonnet Carré Spillway this Sunday morning. The spillway opening is to keep the volume of the river flows at... more »
  • Smashburger to vie for fast-casual burger niche Play Video

    May 12, 2015 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's a new place to get your hamburger fix in Baton Rouge starting tomorrow as Robert from Smashburger brought the news to our 4 p.m. broadcast on Tuesday. Smashburger is a Denver-based chain that takes up the made-to-order, "fast-casual" burger banner that has become so popular... more »
  • World Trade Center reopens for business Play Video

    November 3, 2014 3:02 AM

    NEW YORK - Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center is opening for business. It's an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the nation. Publishing giant Conde Nast will start moving into One World Trade Center on Monday. The 104-story, $3.9 billion skyscraper dominates... more »

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