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  • BREC to poll residents over Howell Park golf course check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 23, 2015 7:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BREC will likely go door to door in neighborhoods around Howell Park in North Baton Rouge to find out what residents want done with the park's golf course. A proposal calls for closing the golf course and replacing it with a fishing lake, a walking track and... more »
  • KaBOOM! to build new playground in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 26, 2015 10:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- KaBOOM! Is looking for volunteers to help them build a new playground at the Jewel J. Newman Community Center. The new playground will be fully assembled from scratch in less than eight hours with the help of several community members, local residents, and playground organizers. A kick-off... more »
  • BREC on the Geaux check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 1, 2015 7:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Spring break is right around the corner and BREC wants to make sure your child enjoys their time off. BREC on the Geaux offers kids a fun and safe way to have fun and exercise. The program has two trucks that will travel across East Baton Rouge... more »
  • RIbbon-cutting for new playground at Bernard Terrace Elementary check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    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 »
  • Kenilworth park to get shaded playground check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 20, 2014 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The BREC park at Kenilworth is getting some extra shade for the playground. The Lauren Savoy Olinde Foundation is funding a "The Sun Shades" project to provide shade covers at different parks throughout the city. They're partnering with BREC to complete the project. Leaders of... more »
  • Man shot dead, suspect detained

    August 12, 2014 6:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An evening shooting left a man dead, police said a few hours after responding to the call in the parking lot of the Renaissance Gateway apartment complex in the 600 block of North Ardenwood Drive. The 28-year-old victim, who was still unidentified as of this post Tuesday,... more »
  • New playground in New Roads check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 21, 2014 5:25 PM

    NEW ROADS- Volunteers spent part of the weekend building a playground. The area is part of a larger complex and is set to open next month. Some people hope the playground will serve as a tool to keep kids busy during the summer. "It's very needed. The closest... more »
  • New Roads receives playground grant

    April 28, 2014 4:42 PM

    NEW ROADS - The city of New Roads announced Monday that they received a $15,000 grant to build a new playground, and asked for the public's help with the construction. The grant, part of a nationwide project called "Let's Play", will cover the costs of playground equipment for the... more »
  • School science project leads to arsenic investigation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 7, 2013 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A study that started as a middle school project quickly transformed as a school safety investigation. This follows a News 2 Investigation of contaminated playgrounds around East Baton Rouge Parish. Two students, Jalen Scott and Desirae Gardner, stopped by the studio to talk about their... more »
  • Playground dangers due to heat

    August 24, 2011 6:55 PM

    BAKER - The heat is on, and some surfaces you may not think twice about can be blisteringly hot. Safety experts say any surface above 120 degrees can burn your child's skin, which can include any outside surfaces that get direct light like playground equipment and seats. The... more »
  • Body found at Jay Street playground

    January 4, 2011 10:46 AM

    Update: A 27 year old man was shot to death at a Baton Rouge playground Tuesday morning. Family members tell News 2 the victim is Jammar Washington. Police say Washington was shot several times at the park on Jay St. under Interstate 110. Washington had an argument... more »

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