55°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As thanksgiving

Tagged News

  • 3 dead, 5 sickened after Thanksgiving dinner

    November 28, 2016 9:23 PM

    ANTIOCH, Calif. - Health officials say they are trying to determine if three people who died and five who were sickened after eating Thanksgiving dinner at a church event got sick there or at the assisted living facility where they all lived. Dr. Louise McNitt, of the Contra Costa County... more »
  • Body of woman found on Thanksgiving identified; investigated as homicide

    November 25, 2016 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The body of a woman that was found on Thanksgiving night has been identified. The body belongs to 47-year-old Roxann Bond of Dry Prong, LA, according to police. The body was found on the side of East Industrial Avenue, in an industrial area of North Baton... more »
  • Woman shares Thanksgiving with teen she accidentally invited

    November 25, 2016 11:45 AM

    MESA, Ariz. - An Arizona woman who accidentally texted a stranger an invitation to Thanksgiving dinner has made good on her offer after it spread through social media. The Arizona Republic reports that Wanda Dench greeted 17-year-old Jamal Hinton with a hug before they sat down for dinner Thursday at... more »
  • Anti-pipeline rally draws hundreds in Oregon

    November 25, 2016 11:36 AM

    BISMARCK, N.D - Hundreds of people rallied in the rain in Portland, Oregon, on Thanksgiving Day to show their solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and others who have spent months protesting the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that more than 350 people... more »
  • Central Feeding Central hands out hot meals to flood victims Play Video

    November 24, 2016 8:08 PM

    CENTRAL – Kevin Keithly and Michelle Lewis of Central are all packed up and ready to hit the streets. They have a load of turkey dinners for their neighbors impacted by August’s historic flooding. “We are not doing hand outs. We are doing hand ups,” Keithly said. “Trying to... more »
  • Everyone loves a proposal: Policeman pops question at parade

    November 24, 2016 6:58 PM

    NEW YORK - Talk about a memorable trip to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The New York Police Department says an officer who was shot on duty last year proposed to his girlfriend at Thursday's parade. And the NYPD says in a tweet, "She said yes!!!" She said... more »
  • Tigers eat Aggies for Thanksgiving dinner; FINAL: 54-39

    November 24, 2016 5:46 PM

    A Twitter List by WBRZ COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The LSU Tigers defeated SEC opponent Texas A&M Thanksgiving night at Kyle Field. The Tigers has won all five games against the Aggies since Texas A&M joined the Southeastern Conference in 2012. LSU remains the only team in... more »
  • 300 attend Thanksgiving Day pipeline protest

    November 24, 2016 5:00 PM

    BISMARCK - About 300 opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline demonstrated on Thanksgiving Day in the North Dakota city of Mandan, about 50 miles north from where demonstrators have camped out for months to protest the construction of the four-state pipeline. The Bismarck Tribune reports protesters blocked traffic at an... more »
  • Trump tweets he's 'working hard' to stop Carrier from moving jobs to Mexico

    November 24, 2016 3:17 PM

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - President-elect Donald Trump is spending Thanksgiving with family at his Palm Beach estate in Florida, but he's still been working. Trump tweets that he is "working hard, even on Thanksgiving," trying to get the Carrier air conditioning company from moving jobs to Mexico. Trump added that... more »
  • Friends, family, turkey and touchdowns for Obamas' holiday

    November 24, 2016 2:19 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and his family are spending Thanksgiving with friends, family, turkey and touchdowns, as he puts it, and reflecting "on what truly binds us as Americans." He says the country has just emerged from "a noisy, passionate and sometimes divisive campaign season." But he says in... more »
  • Thanksgiving dinner costs less this year: American Farm Bureau

    November 24, 2016 12:38 PM

    Some good news for those who are dreading the annual Thanksgiving dinner ritual: your turkey dinner will cost a little less. According to an ABC News report, the American Farm Bureau Federation said a holiday meal for a family of 10 will cost $49.87, a 24-cent decrease from last... more »
  • Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season Play Video

    November 24, 2016 12:19 PM

    NEW YORK - Gobble down the turkey, then head to the stores. Thanksgiving Day, rather than the day afterward, has become the start of the holiday shopping season in a shift that delights some and disgusts others. Many of the nation's mall operators and the big retailers like J.C. Penney... more »
  • Estimated Powerball jackpot grows to $403M on Thanksgiving

    November 24, 2016 12:05 PM

    DES MOINES - The Powerball jackpot is on the upswing again, growing to more than $400 million on the Thanksgiving holiday. The jackpot was an estimated $403 million Thursday after no winning numbers were selected in a Wednesday night drawing. The next drawing is scheduled Saturday night, and the jackpot... more »
  • Crowds, security at Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

    November 24, 2016 10:59 AM

    NEW YORK - Thousands of people are lining New York City streets amid tight security for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Charlie Brown led the signature large inflatable balloons as the parade kicked off Thursday morning with the spraying of confetti and a ceremonial ribbon-cutting. Costumes characters mingled with revelries... more »
  • Feasting on sun through the weekend

    November 24, 2016 7:24 AM

    A four day stretch of pleasant weather is kicked off on this Thanksgiving. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Thanksgiving will be sunny and seasonably mild with a high temperatures in the mid 70s—just about 5 degrees above average. Winds will be light and northerly. For LSU Football... more »
  • Premade Thanksgiving meals big seller for flood victims Play Video

    November 23, 2016 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If you are looking for a fried turkey, Chris Specialty Meats in Baton Rouge is sold out. No smoked hams either. The cornbread and rice dressings are also flying off the shelves. As for giblet gravy, forget about it. "It's crazy" business owner Twyla Lachaussee said. "People... more »
  • Trump calls for unity in Thanksgiving address

    November 23, 2016 7:07 PM

    WASHINGTON -President-elect Donald Trump is calling for unity in a Thanksgiving address posted on social media. In the message released Wednesday, Trump says the nation has just finished a "long and bruising" campaign and that "tensions don't just heal overnight." Trump says he is praying that on Thanksgiving the country... more »
  • McKinley alumni cook for flood victims ahead of Thanksgiving Play Video

    November 23, 2016 6:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Many flood victims are still sleeping in hotels this holiday season and don't have access to a kitchen to cook their Thanksgiving turkeys. So instead, the McKinley High School class of 1997 cooked for about 300 people Wednesday at the Red Roof Inn. The grill... more »
  • President Obama pardons his last Thanksgiving turkeys

    November 23, 2016 4:29 PM

    WASHINGTON - It's another last-time for President Barack Obama -- who today took part in his final traditional pardoning of the national Thanksgiving turkey. And there was also a first -- with Obama's nephews standing in for daughters Malia and Sasha. The light-hearted ceremony in the Rose Garden also featured... more »
  • Holiday traffic jams slow travel through Baton Rouge

    November 23, 2016 1:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Traffic slowed to a crawl Wednesday around lunchtime. The usual pre-Thanksgiving Day gridlock started around 11 a.m. when DOTD reported that the left lane of I-10 West on the Mississippi River Bridge was blocked due to an accident. Around 12:36 p.m., DOTD reported that all lanes... more »
  • PHOTOS: US Navy serves up turkey alongside sorties on Thanksgiving

    November 23, 2016 11:43 AM

    ABOARD THE USS EISENHOWER - While millions of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving with family and home-cooked meals, the 5,200 sailors aboard the USS Eisenhower are busy launching fighter jets to strike Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria. The crew is spending their second Thanksgiving on duty, and will be carving... more »
  • During Thanksgiving feast, some Americans hold the politics

    November 23, 2016 11:13 AM

    CHICAGO - As Americans gather for Thanksgiving turkey, football and togetherness, many are planning to avoid talk of the rancorous election between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. Elizabeth Thompson of Chicago says her mother has specifically banned politics when the family gets together in south-central Indiana because her... more »
  • Thanksgiving holiday travel to be busy; State Police to patrol highways

    November 23, 2016 10:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Louisiana State Police reports that the Thanksgiving holiday is the busiest and most traveled time of the year and urges drivers to travel safely. According to State Police, last year during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, more than 200 injuries were reported in the state following several... more »
  • In flood zone, many Louisiana families yearn to return home

    November 23, 2016 9:27 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Thousands of Louisiana families are still relying on the government for housing three months after catastrophic flooding drove them out of their homes. For many, Thanksgiving is just another reminder of how far some families made homeless by the deluge still have to go before life returns... more »
  • Cold front brings showers to some holiday travelers

    November 23, 2016 7:11 AM

    Though a few showers are possible, major delays are not anticipated for the Thanksgiving travelers. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: A weak cold front will bring mostly cloudy skies and a couple of showers to the area with perhaps an imbedded thunderstorm. A line of showers will be... more »
  • Central residents receive free Thanksgiving meals Play Video

    November 22, 2016 6:36 PM

    CENTRAL – Residents impacted by the August flood received free Thanksgiving meals Tuesday. Sherri Hedges received a dinner and said she is thankful for the meal she received at the food bank since she was not sure about what her family was going to have a holiday meal. ... more »
  • Following Florida loss, LSU to travel for Thanksgiving game against Texas A&M

    November 21, 2016 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Following a 16-10 loss to Florida, LSU will travel to face Texas A&M on Thanksgiving Day. The game will be the final game of the regular season. It is the third consecutive year that the two teams will face each other in the season's final game.... more »
  • O'Hare workers delay strike until after Thanksgiving weekend

    November 21, 2016 12:02 PM

    CHICAGO - About 500 workers at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago say they'll strike Nov. 29, after the Thanksgiving holiday. Service Employees International Union Local 1 officials made the announcement Monday morning outside the airport, which is one of the nation's busiest. The workers say they want the public's support... more »
  • Healing Place Church to serve thousands of holiday meals Play Video

    November 17, 2016 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Healing Place Church is on a mission to serve thousands of holiday meals to flood victims for Thanksgiving. The church started preparing on Thursday, with dozens of church volunteers lining shoulder to shoulder to fill grocery bags with yams, stuffing, cranberry sauce and everything residents... more »
  • Holiday Helpers to host 30th annual Thanksgiving dinner; volunteers welcome

    November 16, 2016 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Holiday Helpers of Baton Rouge will host is 30th annual Thanksgiving Together dinner at the Raising Cane's River Center. Meals will be served on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those who wish to volunteer should show up ready to help on Wednesday,... more »
  • A warning to displaced residents ahead of Thanksgiving Play Video

    November 14, 2016 11:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thanksgiving is right around the corner and safety officials want to make sure people are preparing for a safe and responsible holiday in the wake of a turbulent summer in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge firefighters are asking families that were displaced by the flood be aware... more »
  • Acadiana Mall to remain closed for Thanksgiving Day

    October 12, 2016 5:20 PM

    LAFAYETTE – Shoppers in Lafayette may have to wait until it is officially Black Friday to shop at the Acadiana Mall this year. CBL and Associates, who owns 89 regional malls including the Acadiana Mall, announced that they will close the doors to almost all of their properties until... more »
  • Mall of America to close for Thanksgiving holiday

    October 5, 2016 1:56 PM

    MINNESOTA – Mall of America, the nation's largest shopping mall will be closed for Thanksgiving shopping, taking a stand against the growing trend of shopping on the holiday. The mall, in Bloomington, Minnesota, has been open on Thanksgiving since 2012, however mall officials say that they will be closing... more »
  • Thanksgiving Day murder suspect says he's innocent

    December 3, 2015 4:00 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A man accused of a Thanksgiving Day murder in Plaquemine claimed his innocence as he was transferred to the Plaquemine Police Department Thursday afternoon. “I was not running because I was guilty. People are always calling my name when something happens in my neighborhood. I’m innocent though,”... more »
  • Police continue search for Plaquemine murder suspect Play Video

    November 30, 2015 10:44 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police said Monday, they are getting closer to tracking down the location of an accused murderer. Jerome "Dusty" Gray has been on the run since Thursday evening. Gray is wanted in connection with the murder of Derick Askins,32. Askins was gunned down Thanksgiving evening near Canal and... more »
  • Officials ID waitress who was killed over patron's cigarette

    November 28, 2015 5:34 PM

    BILOXI - Authorities and witnesses say a Mississippi Waffle House server who was shot and killed after asking a customer not to smoke was a 52-year-old longtime waitress who spent some of her final moments asking patrons how they enjoyed their Thanksgiving. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified her Sunday... more »
  • Documents: White House fence jumper left suicide note

    November 27, 2015 12:12 PM

    WASHINGTON - Court documents show a man accused of jumping the White House fence had left a suicide note with friends and told his mother that she may never see him again. Twenty-two-year-old Joseph Caputo has been charged with scaling the fence while President Barack Obama was celebrating Thanksgiving with... more »
  • Plaquemine murder suspect considered "armed and dangerous" Play Video

    November 27, 2015 11:34 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police released the identity of a suspect in the shooting death of a Plaquemine man Thanksgiving night. Plaquemine Police Chief Kenny Payne said 32-year-old Derick Askins was found dead near the intersection of Canal and Church Streets around 8:30 p.m. Police believe he was killed by Jerome... more »
  • Early Black Friday shoppers are a day late Play Video

    November 27, 2015 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Only a few dozen people were waiting in line for the doors to open for Black Friday. That's because Black Friday now takes place Thanksgiving night for most stores. Many of the same deals that happen Friday took place Thursday night, and the... more »
  • White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence

    November 26, 2015 6:15 PM

    WASHINGTON - A man draped in an American flag has climbed over the fence at the White House, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrates Thanksgiving. The Secret Service says the man was immediately apprehended and taken into custody. The incident took place about 2:45 p.m. EST. ... more »
  • Edwin Edwards spending Thanksgiving in hospital: pneumonia

    November 26, 2015 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards is spending Thanksgiving in the hospital. Edwards' wife, Trina, says in a text message that her 88-year-old husband won't be discharged Thursday from a hospital where he's being treated for pneumonia. But he won't have to eat hospital turkey. Trina... more »
  • Obama: Holiday means food, football, and not-too-dry turkey?

    November 26, 2015 12:50 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says Thanksgiving is a day for food, football and hoping "the turkey didn't turn out too dry." Even if the White House's thyme-roasted bird isn't the moistest, the first family's menu boasts more than enough other choices to fill the stomach. There's honey-baked... more »
  • Obama makes holiday appeal for acceptance of Syrian refugees

    November 26, 2015 8:04 AM

    WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama is appealing anew for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity." In his weekly radio address broadcast Thursday, Obama noted his commitment to accept an additional 10,000 Syrian refugees this year. He said he's been touched by the generosity... more »
  • Definitely mild, likely gray, possibly all dry

    November 26, 2015 6:59 AM

    The next several days may well feature a lot of cloud cover—but they’ll stay mainly dry and mild. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Thanksgiving will show more clouds than sun, but we’ve certainly had colder holidays. Highs will top out in the middle 70s. Easterly... more »
  • 3 million people expected to attend NYC Thanksgiving parade

    November 26, 2015 4:38 AM

    NEW YORK- As millions of people in the U.S. prepare for Thanksgiving, security remains tight in New York ahead of the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. Police Commissioner William Bratton says more than 2,500 officers will be along the parade route for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday. More than... more »
  • Thanksgiving dinner made easy Play Video

    November 25, 2015 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One Baton Rouge business has solved the kitchen conundrum for a Thanksgiving feast. Bellue's Fine Cajun Cuisine has dinner down to a science with every seasoning and spice down to the gram. The food is cooked and then vacuum sealed. You just need to boil the bag... more »
  • Obama set to pardon "Honest" and "Abe" before Thanksgiving

    November 25, 2015 1:53 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will soon spare two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and bipartisan cheer no matter how troubled the times. The White House says Obama will pardon "Honest" and his... more »
  • Low to no impact weather for holiday travel

    November 25, 2015 7:05 AM

    For Wednesday, the travel forecast is in good shape for the eastern two-thirds of the nation. While a light rain shower is possible from Iowa southward to Texas, no major delays should occur due to weather. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Locally, we expect increasing clouds... more »
  • Teenager's food drive helps feed about 175 families

    November 25, 2015 5:26 AM

    OPELOUSAS- A teenager's food drive will feed about 175 families this holiday season. Cortland Reed, 14, held his fifth-annual food drive and helped gather over 2,000 pounds of food for Opelousas Food Bank on Monday. Reed says last year he reached his goal of 1,000 pounds and wanted to double... more »
  • Local business owners optimistic about holiday spending

    November 24, 2015 4:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- South Louisiana retailers say they are optimistic about the upcoming holiday shopping season, which will start in earnest at many stores and shopping malls on Thanksgiving night. Baton Rouge's Mall of Louisiana General Manager Tony Stephens says that his mall has more tenants than ever before and expects... more »
  • Rapper Snoop Dogg helps deliver 1,500 turkeys in Inglewood

    November 21, 2015 3:09 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Snoop Dogg has helped deliver more than 1,500 turkeys to families in Inglewood. Mayor James Butts tells KNBC-TV that the rapper joined him for Thursday's giveaway at an indoor arena and that he took pictures with hundreds of people at the event. This is the second year... more »
  • Avian flu causes turkey prices to skyrocket

    November 12, 2015 8:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE- If you're planning to buy a huge turkey for Thanksgiving dinner this year, you may need to shell out a few extra buck. According to Purdue University, the price of turkey is up 15 to 20 cents a pound this year. The price hike is due to... more »
  • Three stories to start your day Play Video

    November 12, 2015 8:05 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Marksville officer charged with the murder of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis could be let out this morning Afghanistan War veteran chastises Edwards during Veterans Day gubernatorial debate Avian flu outbreak causes Turkey prices to skyrocket right before Thanksgiving Make outdoor reservations, a... more »
  • Thanksgiving travel tips

    November 3, 2015 7:42 AM

    Baton Rouge- Travel experts are disproving the myth that the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day. According to the Department of Transportation, the actual busiest day for travelers is in the summer, and every year it's a different day. Here are some tips to help you find the... more »
  • Pumpkins available for Halloween but maybe not Thanksgiving

    October 6, 2015 11:12 AM

    NEOGA, Ill. - Crop experts say there should be enough pumpkins for Halloween, but that supplies of canned pumpkin could be scarce by Thanksgiving. Illinois is the country's top pumpkin-producing state. Mohammad Babadoost is a plant pathology professor at the University of Illinois. He says "we'll have a pumpkin for... more »
  • Retail group: Black Friday weekend loses allure

    November 30, 2014 1:28 PM

    NEW YORK - The Black Friday shopping weekend may be losing its mojo. A survey of shoppers released Sunday by the National Retail Federation shows how early discounting, more online shopping and an improving economy have fewer people shopping on the weekend that kicks off the holiday shopping season. Overall,... more »
  • Doorsbusters clear shelves

    November 27, 2014 8:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thanksgiving shopping has definitely caught on. Best Buy in Baton Rouge opened an hour earlier than last year. The line wrapped around the building as shoppers waited for the doors to open at 5 p.m. for the doorbuster deals. Many people were waiting for a Panasonic... more »
  • Early bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

    November 27, 2014 5:56 PM

    NEW YORK - Americans are heading to the stores for gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition. Just a few years ago when some stores started opening late on the holiday, the move was met with resistance from workers and shoppers who believed the day... more »
  • Volunteers provide Thanksgiving meal for hundreds

    November 27, 2014 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the 32nd year, workers and volunteers spent the Thanksgiving holiday serving up a hot turkey dinner with "all the fixins" for hundreds of people at St. Vincent de Paul in Baton Rouge. Bishop Robert Munch led the volunteers in prayer and service before they threw... more »
  • Full holiday menu for Obamas; 6 pies for dessert

    November 27, 2014 10:06 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is spending a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday's basics. There's thyme-roasted turkey and honey-baked ham, cornbread stuffing and oyster stuffing, braised winter greens and macaroni and cheese. Don't forget the green bean casserole, sweet potato gratin,... more »
  • Holiday travel highest in five years

    November 26, 2014 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Highways and streets are clogged on the busiest travel day of the year and much of that traffic is caused by the drop in price at the pump. AAA predicts more than 40 million people will get behind the wheel this holiday season, the highest number... more »
  • Fire officials provide tips for a safe Thanksgiving Play Video

    November 26, 2014 5:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With tomorrow being the time to break out the deep fryer and toss in the family bird, Louisiana Fire Marshal Butch Browning offered some advice during our 4 p.m. broadcast concerning safe preparation techniques for Thanksgiving dinner. Despite turkey frying's well established position as a South... more »
  • Stores, shoppers gearing up for Black Friday Play Video

    November 26, 2014 3:50 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Businesses all across the area are stocking shelves getting ready for the mad rush of holiday shoppers. Shoppers in Livingston Parish say it's good to finally shop locally and avoid traffic around Baton Rouge. Before Juban Crossing became a reality many in the parish traveled to... more »
  • Sloppy weather slows Thanksgiving travelers

    November 26, 2014 1:43 PM

    MINEOLA, N.Y. - More than 550 flights have been canceled nationwide so far today -- the bulk of them in the Northeast, where rain and snow is hampering pre-Thanksgiving travel. Highways have been sloppy along the Washington to Boston corridor. Forecasters are expecting major Northeastern cities to see mostly rain,... more »
  • Which turkey will Obama pardon - Mac or Cheese?

    November 26, 2014 10:31 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey, but which of two gobblers will get the presidential pass? Will it be Mac? Or is it Cheese? The White House was running an online contest until Wednesday afternoon to let the public decide which of the two nearly 50-pound... more »
  • Spice Bar & Bistro: Turkey and Gravy Play Video

    November 26, 2014 7:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - We enjoyed turkey and dressing a day early courtesy of one of the hottest restaurants in Baton Rouge. Spice Bistro & Bar visited 2une In Wednesday for their final appearance as our Chef of the Month. Turkey gravy recipe: Roux 1 cup turkey fat (drippings... more »
  • Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow

    November 26, 2014 1:49 AM

    MINEOLA, N.Y. - A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges along the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor for travelers headed to their Thanksgiving celebrations. The National Weather Service says major Northeast cities are likely to see moderate to heavy rain most of the day. New York and other places... more »
  • BTR airport says no local delays for holiday travel Play Video

    November 25, 2014 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With an estimated four million Americans taking to the skies to get to their destinations this holiday weekend, Baton Rouge travelers may be joining those who could be in for some travel turbulence along the way. Thankfully for Thanksgiving, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport spokesperson Jim Caldwell... more »
  • In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons

    November 25, 2014 12:49 PM

    SEATTLE - As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray pardoned a soybean-based roast Friday, The Seattle Times reported this week. Spokesman Jason Kelly says Murray posed with the tofu turkey at City Hall to draw attention to hunger in... more »
  • Crisis Intervention Center helps with the holiday blues Play Video

    November 25, 2014 7:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Thanksgiving signals the beginning of the holidays and is a time for joy and celebration, but it can also be a time for loss, anxiety and depression. You can get help for the holiday blues at the Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center. Haley Shows joined John... more »
  • Where does your holiday meal come from? Play Video

    November 24, 2014 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Everyone is getting prepared to serve Thanksgiving dinner, but not everyone knows where their food came from. In Louisiana, a lot of it comes from our own backyard. This time of year, a lot of attention is given to the human treatment of animals. Kleinpeter Farms... more »
  • Holiday Helpers Thanksgiving schedule announced

    November 20, 2014 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Holiday Helpers Inc. announced Thursday that they will host the 28th annual "Thanksgiving Together" dinner at the Baton Rouge River Center free to the community. The organization said that they will host the dinner on Thanksgiving day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu includes turkey,... more »
  • Turn Halloween gourds into Thanksgiving goods Play Video

    October 31, 2014 5:08 PM

    Interior Designer, Rachel Cannon Lewis, put a spin on making a cornucopia centerpiece for Thanksgiving using recycled pumpkins today on News 2 at 4. Lewis designed the centerpiece using gourds and vegetables that she already had in her home. She said the pumpkins can stay good up to a... more »
  • More stores say no to Black Thursday shopping Play Video

    October 30, 2014 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Black Friday is just a month away. Some stores plan to open their doors early on Thanksgiving, while others are just saying no. Costco, GameStop and Nordstorm all announced plans to give employees the holiday off to spend with family. The trend to open on... more »
  • Tiger fans' last Thanksgiving weekend with Razorbacks Play Video

    November 29, 2013 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU tiger faithful will have to cook up something other than roasted hog on Thanksgiving weekend. In 2014, the tigers will play Texas A&M on Thanksgiving day, which replaces the Arkansas Razorbacks as the last regular season game. "I hate to see it go.... more »
  • Hundreds opt for a stress-free Thanksgiving Play Video

    November 28, 2013 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundred of people dine out for Thanksgiving, one family said they're resting before Small Business Saturday. Juban's cooked for 750 people in their restaurant for the Thanksgiving holiday. Many families dined without the stress of cooking and cleaning. All nine dining rooms were filled with families... more »
  • Holiday Helpers host annual Thanksgiving dinner Play Video

    November 28, 2013 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It smelled like grandma's house inside the Baton Rouge River Center ballroom. Holiday Helpers held its annual thanksgiving dinner, feeding hundreds, from all walks of life. The event also gives people in the community to mix and mingle. "My family is far away. So I... more »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days