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  • Limited number of tickets on sale Friday for Super Regional

    June 8, 2017 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A limited number of ticket books for the NCAA Super Regional will go on sale at 8 a.m. on Friday. The Super Regional is a best of three series featuring LSU and Mississippi State. The winner will advance to the College World Series. Tickets will... more »
  • New bill calls for warning signs ahead of speed traps Play Video

    June 4, 2017 11:34 PM

    BAKER - A new bill could mean that drivers would get a warning before passing through speed traps. They are the ugly, gray contraptions that sit on the side of the highway. And s ome Baker residents say they avoid Highway 19 altogether because of them. "You know... more »
  • Ticket information for LSU baseball regional

    May 29, 2017 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Tickets to the NCAA Regional at the Box go on sale to the general public later this week but season ticket holders have until 5 p.m. Monday to secue their seats. LSU revealed ticket information overnight. Season ticket holders should log on to their accounts at... more »
  • 'Guardians' sequel blasts off to $17M on opening night

    May 5, 2017 2:38 PM

    LOS ANGELES - "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" has rocketed to a $17 million opening night, beating out early showings of the first film. Disney reported the sales estimate for Thursday night preview screenings on Friday. The sequel is the biggest opening night earner of the year so far.... more »
  • Uber buying plane fare for drivers stranded by Trump ban

    February 4, 2017 12:06 PM

    NEW YORK - Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says his company is buying plane tickets for stranded drivers now that a federal judge has put a hold on President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by people from seven Muslim-majority countries. Kalanick tweeted Friday night that the head... more »
  • Alabama fans catch man who sold fake tickets to title game

    January 12, 2017 2:38 PM

    TAMPA, Fla. - Three brothers from Louisiana pulled a fast one on a man they say sold them fake tickets to root for Alabama during the national championship game against Clemson in Tampa. The Tampa Bay Times reports Joseph Steven Escalera agreed to meet a fan seeking a ticket to... more »
  • Babies born in 2017 get FREE Baby Cakes baseball tickets for life

    January 5, 2017 1:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – All babies, that’s right all babies, born in Louisiana in 2017 are eligible for free lifetime passes to New Orleans Baby Cakes baseball games, the company’s website says Thursday. According to MILB.com, after your child is born, all you have to do is fill out a... more »
  • 'Rogue One' soars to second-best December debut with $155M

    December 18, 2016 3:31 PM

    LOS ANGELES - "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" soared to the top of the weekend box office as expected, scoring the second-best December opening ever with $155 million in estimated ticket sales. The intergalactic adventure blasted into theaters with the biggest Thursday night debut of the year and flew... more »
  • LSU halfway through allotted 9,500 tickets to Citrus Bowl

    December 7, 2016 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - University officials say LSU has sold 4,200 of its allotted 9,500 tickets to the Citrus Bowl against Louisville. The 20th-ranked Tigers and the 15th-ranked Cardinals meet on Dec. 31. The Advocate reports the flashy matchup between LSU's stiff defense and Louisville's potential Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Lamar Jackson... more »
  • Gold Bud Light cans offer chance at lifetime Super Bowl tickets

    November 28, 2016 1:10 PM

    ST. LOUIS - Bud Light is offering beer drinkers who find special gold cans a chance to win tickets to the Super Bowl for the rest of their lives. Anheuser-Busch says the 37,000 gold cans are being randomly placed in 18-, 24- and 30-packs of 12-ounce Bud Light cans nationwide,... more »
  • Box office: 'Fantastic Beasts' spins magic, 'Billy Lynn's' tanks

    November 20, 2016 4:42 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Harry Potter spinoff "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" cast a spell over audiences, summoning $75 million according to studio estimates Sunday and unseating "Doctor Strange" from the top spot. The success of the J.K. Rowling creation is a promising kick-off for the planned five film... more »
  • LSU-South Alabama tickets will be honored Saturday

    November 17, 2016 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parking passes and tickets purchased for the LSU-South Alabama game will be honored for the Tigers' matchup against Florida this Saturday. "Any tickets or parking passes purchased through LSU originally for the South Alabama game will be honored on Saturday," LSU associate athletic director Brian Broussard... more »
  • 19th JDC and BR City Court to hold Traffic Ticket Day

    September 21, 2016 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The 19th Judicial District Court and the Baton Rouge City Court announced that it will be holding a day where drivers can take care of their traffic tickets. The "Traffic Ticket Day" will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 8 a.m. to noon. Drivers... more »
  • 'Sully' lands with $35.5 million at box office

    September 11, 2016 4:42 PM

    LOS ANGELES - "Sully" took flight in theaters this weekend and has landed with a solid $35.5 million to take the top spot at the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Clint Eastwood-directed film about the Miracle on the Hudson stars Tom Hanks as Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger,... more »
  • Website allows travelers to buy airline tickets in monthly payments

    August 30, 2016 2:08 PM

    Travelers can now pay for their plane tickets in monthly installments. CheapAir.com has teamed up with financial services company Affirm to allow travelers to take out three, six and 12-month purchase plans to cover their airfare. After selecting flights through the CheapAir.com website, customers can choose to make monthly payments... more »
  • Louisiana lottery has record sales year

    August 23, 2016 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation ended its 2016 fiscal year with record sales. Lottery officials said in a news release Monday the year ended with $508.3 million in revenue. About $177.9 million from the lottery went back to the state during the budget year that ended June 30.... more »
  • 'Suicide Squad' sets August opening record with $135.1M

    August 7, 2016 5:12 PM

    NEW YORK - The supervillain romp "Suicide Squad" shrugged off scathing reviews to open with an estimated $135.1 million in North American ticket sales, scoring one of the year's biggest box-office debuts. The Warner Bros. film, directed by David Ayer, had increased pressure on its performance following the studio's previous... more »
  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $540 million for Friday drawing

    July 7, 2016 1:57 PM

    DES MOINES - The Mega Millions jackpot has increased to $540 million, as brisk ticket sales fuel the estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing. Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and lead director for Mega Millions, says sales leading up to Friday's drawing have exceeded expectations resulting in the... more »
  • 'Tarzan,' 'BFG' dwarfed by 'Dory,' which stays no. 1

    July 3, 2016 3:28 PM

    NEW YORK - "The Legend of Tarzan" and "The BFG" were both dwarfed by "Finding Dory" over the July 4th weekend, as the Pixar sequel led the box office for the third straight weekend. According to studio estimates Sunday, "Finding Dory" earned $41.9 million in North America. Disney is forecasting... more »
  • 'Dory' overwhelms 'Independence Day,' 'Shallows' surprises

    June 26, 2016 3:45 PM

    NEW YORK - The tidal wave of "Finding Dory" overwhelmed the sputtering sequel "Independence Day: Resurgence," whose weekend debut was drowned out by the popular Pixar release in North American theaters. In its second week, "Finding Dory" easily remained on top with an estimated $73.2 million, according to studio estimates... more »
  • 'Finding Dory' blows animation record out of the water

    June 19, 2016 3:49 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The forgetful blue fish of "Finding Dory" is box office gold. The Pixar sequel far-surpassed its already Ocean-sized expectations to take in $136.2 million in North American theaters, making it the highest-grossing animated debut of all time, according to comScore estimates Sunday. The 2007 film "Shrek the... more »
  • Police: Georgia man arrested selling fake NBA Finals tickets

    June 14, 2016 5:21 PM

    ATLANTA - Police say a Georgia man fouled out after he sold $2,100 worth of fake tickets to Game 4 of the NBA Finals and was arrested outside Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena. Cleveland police's Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia says Matthew Cubbage of Cobb County sold three tickets to Friday night's Cleveland... more »
  • Depp's 'Alice' bombs, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' on top with $65M

    May 29, 2016 3:27 PM

    NEW YORK - Johnny Depp's "Alice Through the Looking Glass" bombed over the Memorial Day weekend with just $28.1 million through Sunday in North American theaters, while "X-Men: Apocalypse" debuted on top with an estimated $65 million. The anticipated showdown of the two big-budget films turned out to be little... more »
  • Lawmakers vote to increase fines for not wearing seatbelts

    May 26, 2016 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to boost the fines against people caught not wearing seatbelts in a vehicle. The bill by Rep. Walt Leger, a New Orleans Democrat, would increase the fine for a first offense from $25 to $50. Violators would pay $75 each additional time. Supporters... more »
  • 'Angry Birds' flocks to No. 1 over 'Neighbors,' 'Nice Guys'

    May 22, 2016 5:05 PM

    LOS ANGELES - "Captain America" has found a worthy competitor in a bunch of flightless birds. "The Angry Birds Movie" soared to $39 million in its debut weekend, knocking "Captain America: Civil War" off its first-place perch, according to comScore estimates Sunday. "Civil War" earned an additional $33.1 million for... more »
  • Going to Lambeau? The odds aren't in your favor Play Video

    May 17, 2016 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers will head north to begin the 2017 season. Many Tigers faithful hope to join them, but that's going to prove to be a difficult and pricey venture. Director of Ticket Operations Tim Messa told News 2's Brittany Weiss 20,000 LSU fans have already... more »
  • Captain America' tops, 'Money Monster' grabs $15 million

    May 15, 2016 2:51 PM

    LOS ANGELES - "Captain America: Civil War" remains the box office winner in its second weekend in theaters, but the star-driven adult drama "Money Monster" showed some unexpected might too, earning $15 million according to studio estimates Sunday. "Civil War" took in $72.5 million from 4,226 screens, bringing its domestic... more »
  • 'Captain America: Civil War' nabs fifth best-opening ever

    May 8, 2016 3:08 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Disney and Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War" has strong-armed its way to becoming the fifth-highest domestic opening ever according to studio estimates Sunday. The film grossed a massive $181.8 million this weekend, bumping "Iron Man 3" out of the top five all time debuts. "Civil War" now... more »
  • New cameras catching litterbugs in Ascension Play Video

    May 4, 2016 5:32 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Four men from Ascension Parish and a Zachary woman were ticketed for littering over the past week in three separate incidents. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a complaint of trash dumping at the intersection of Saint Elmo Road and Stanford Levy Road... more »
  • 'Jungle Book' rules box office again; 'Civil War' looms

    May 1, 2016 3:36 PM

    NEW YORK - Disney's "The Jungle Book" trounced a handful of underperforming new releases to rule the box office for a third consecutive week, while next week's certain champ, "Captain America: Civil War," began setting records overseas. Jon Favreau's live-action Rudyard Kipling adaptation earned $42.4 million in its third week... more »
  • Eastern New Orleans ticket wins $80000 Easy 5 jackpot

    April 3, 2016 9:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says an Easy 5 ticket sold in eastern New Orleans is worth $80,000. According to the lottery website, the ticket was sold at a Kwik Pik on Morrison Road. Nobody won two other big jackpots Saturday night. The website says Wednesday's estimated jackpots... more »
  • First details about ticket purchasing for LSU-Wisconsin season-opener

    February 16, 2016 3:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU reports they’ll receive 20,000 tickets for the 2016 season-opener against Wisconsin at legendary Lambeau Field. The Tigers and the Badgers will take to the field in the historic home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers on Saturday, Sept. 3 with kickoff time and television plans... more »
  • Lowest price for Super Bowl ticket is $3,000, company says

    February 6, 2016 2:50 PM

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - For a mere $3,000, you can attend the Super Bowl. That's the lowest price of a ticket to the big game on Sunday, according to an executive from the online ticket marketplace StubHub. Prices are holding steady, said Jason Deppen, StubHub's director of field operations. "We're... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest 2016 tickets go on sale Tuesday

    January 22, 2016 1:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Festival organizers announced Friday that single-day tickets for Bayou Country Superfest 2016 will go on sale on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. This year’s Superfest is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 28 and 29 at LSU’s Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. The always... more »
  • JazzFest lineup for 2016 includes Pearl Jam, Snoop Dogg

    January 19, 2016 12:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Stevie Wonder, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam and Snoop Dogg are among the performers joining the crowd in New Orleans for the 2016 JazzFest. Organizers released the full lineup for the New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival, which runs on consecutive weekends starting Apr.... more »
  • December 9, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    December 9, 2015 7:44 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Popular new ride blows up inside Ascension Parish home Privacy concerns arise over BRPD body cameras LSU sells out of Texas Bowl tickets Your warming December weather Updates all day, every day: FACEBOOK | TWITTER more »
  • About 1,000 tickets remain for LSU Texas Bowl appearance

    December 7, 2015 4:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Athletics Department says ticket sales for LSU’s upcoming Texas Bowl bid against Texas Tech are brisk with about 1,000 entry passes remaining. Brian Broussard, LSU Associate Athletic Director, says they expect to sell out in the next few days with the rate tickets are... more »
  • Creepy Halloween doll in carpool lane doesn't fool officer

    October 28, 2015 11:49 AM

    TACOMA - Washington state troopers have seen drivers use all kinds of tricks to get access to carpool lanes. During Tuesday's morning commute, a trooper pulled over a man who tried to use a creepy Halloween doll to gain access to the carpool lane of Interstate 5 in Tacoma. The... more »
  • GBR fair closed again Monday

    October 26, 2015 9:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Greater Baton Rouge state fair announced it will remain closed on Monday due to severe weather in the area. The fair closed over the weekend after heavy rain caused flooding in some areas of Baton Rouge. Event organizers say the festival will reopen as soon as it... more »
  • 2 Georgia men accused of selling phony LSU-Florida tickets

    October 19, 2015 8:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU police arrested two Georgia men peddling phony tickets to Saturday's LSU football game after disappointed fans reported the forgeries to university officials. Kenny Lamar Redding, 30, and Christopher Harrison,30, both of Atlanta, were booked on two counts each of an offense against intellectual property. Police say Harrison,... more »
  • Citations issued for good behavior

    October 17, 2015 12:56 PM

    CONCORD, Mass. - Getting a ticket from police in one Massachusetts town isn't necessarily a bad thing. Concord's police department says it plans to issue up to 200 "citations" for good behavior. That could include such things as wearing a bicycle helmet or a seat belt, yielding to pedestrians at... more »
  • USC makes Baton Rouge home for the weekend

    October 9, 2015 11:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hours until an unusual kickoff at Tiger Stadium Saturday, LSU announced there are more tickets available for the game against USC. The Gamecocks were forced to play a home game at Tiger Stadium this weekend because of historic flooding in South Carolina. Kickoff is set for... more »
  • Slow start to ticket sales for Saturday's LSU, USC game Play Video

    October 8, 2015 8:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE- General admission tickets for this weekend's LSU football game are on sale to the general public. Saturday's game against South Carolina was originally supposed to be played in Columbia, but was moved to Tiger Stadium due to historic flooding conditions throughout the state of South Carolina. Tickets... more »
  • LSU ticket sales going to South Carolina Play Video

    October 7, 2015 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU said ticket proceeds from Saturday's game against the University of South Carolina will be given to that school, after LSU covers its own expenses for hosting the matchup. The university said tickets for the game this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. will be released in waves,... more »
  • CATS launches online bus pass ordering

    October 1, 2015 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Capital Area Transit System customers can now take advantage of e-commerce functionality on CATS' website that allows them to purchase passes from the website without having to visit a CATS terminal. “We are pleased to have this feature active on the website,” said CATS CEO Bob... more »
  • Tickets for Buku Music + Art Project go on sale Thursday

    September 10, 2015 10:06 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Buku Music + Art Project returns to New Orleans in the spring. Organizers said Wednesday the fifth annual hip-hop and electronic dance music festival is scheduled March 11-12, 2016, at Mardi Gras World, the warehouse where the city's Carnival floats are made. Discounted early-bird tickets go... more »
  • LSU will offer refunds for canceled game

    September 8, 2015 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced in a tweet from its football squad Tuesday afternoon, it will issue refunds for LSU-McNeese State football tickets purchased through the LSU Athletic Ticket Office. The team's first game this season ended just five minutes into the first quarter when lightning was detected near... more »
  • Don't fall victim to event ticket scams this fall

    September 1, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With football fever ready to strike Southeastern Louisiana yet again, the Attorney General's Office offered some words of caution for fans who intend to take to the web in order to score that elusive set of tickets to see their favorite team suit up and take to... more »
  • Ava and Jacob Saucier Memorial Schlorship Fund Benefit Play Video

    August 27, 2015 9:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Five years ago Ava Dawn Saucier, Jacob Michael Saucier and their grandparents were killed in a house fire. Now, Kristen and Blake Saucier hold the Ava and Jacob Saucier Memorial Scholarship Fund Benefit every year to give children an opportunity that their kids never got, the chance... more »
  • LSU students race to snag season tickets as sale deadline looms Play Video

    August 26, 2015 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Students tickets for the upcoming LSU football season are nearly gone. Tiger football fans who also attend the university have had their chance to snag their tickets since the beginning of summer, and as of the end of today, nearly 14,000 student tickets have been sold.... more »
  • Report: New Orleans parking officers parked themselves in coffee shops

    July 22, 2015 3:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' inspector general has issued a report critical of the city's parking enforcement division. Wednesday's report says the head of the division took nine months to hand over documents needed for an investigation. It said some parking officers made themselves appear productive by ticketing vehicles of... more »
  • Luck runs out: Man loses $92K in winning lottery tickets

    June 17, 2015 1:41 PM

    TAMPA - The same lucky lottery numbers, 7-1-5, that won a Florida man tens of thousands of dollars over the years banked him another $92,000 payout last month. And then his luck ran out: the 184 winning tickets, each worth $500, were nowhere to be found. Walid Aboroomi searched high... more »
  • Tickets on sale Tuesday for BR-hosted Miss USA

    June 8, 2015 3:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tickets for the 2015 Miss USA pageant go on sale Tuesday. Sales to the general public start at 11 a.m., although, people with a special code can start ordering now. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster . Miss USA returns to Baton Rouge for the second time... more »
  • Super Regional tickets sell out in five minutes Play Video

    June 4, 2015 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Standing-room only tickets at Alex Box Stadium for this weekend's Super Regional went on sale at 8 a.m. Friday. By 8:05 a.m. they were all gone according to the university, which had predicted they would go fast. "We anticipate selling out in less than 5... more »
  • Fake graduation tickets lead to investigation Play Video

    May 18, 2015 6:12 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Parish School District and sheriff's office are looking into fake tickets which led to dozens of students' family members missing their graduation. The school moved graduation ceremonies from the school's football field to the gymnasium due to weather concerns this weekend, leaving less seats for... more »
  • Fake tickets blamed for graduation lockout

    May 15, 2015 11:21 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Parents were locked out of seeing their kids graduate at the Plaquemine High School graduation Friday night because someone distributed fake tickets and filled the auditorium before others arrived. Students received a handful of tickets to give to parents and family friends ahead of Friday's ceremonies since... more »
  • Ringside tickets bound for the recognizable, rich, lucky

    April 28, 2015 4:28 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Tickets are at such a premium to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao's long-awaited matchup that all of those at ringside will be recognizable, rich or very lucky. Only 500 tickets were sold to the public. Plenty of celebrities will be at Saturday night's fight, but... more »
  • Henderson's top cops working on plea deal

    April 20, 2015 4:53 PM

    HENDERSON - Two of Henderson's top police officers accused of offering payouts for other officers to write more traffic citations are negotiating with prosecutors on a plea deal. Police Chief Leroy Guidry and Deputy Chief Oliver Mack Lloyd each face charges of public payroll fraud, malfeasance in office and... more »
  • Hackers like Burning Man

    February 24, 2015 7:53 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- Hackers broke into the Burning Man festival website and got the first batch of tickets to the festival that happens this summer. Organizers figured out something had gone wrong when 80,000 people tried to buy tickets to the large festival in a remote, dry lake bed in... more »
  • Court prodding people to pay tickets Play Video

    February 9, 2015 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The 19th Judicial District Court spent nearly $600,000 more than it took in last year, it's why they're hoping more people will pay outstanding ticket fines to help make up the difference. The court has millions of dollars worth of outstanding tickets on file and now... more »
  • Single-day tickets on sale for Superfest

    February 5, 2015 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Organizers announced Thursday that single-day ticket sales for Bayou Country Superfest were now open. The two-day ticket package for the May 23-24 music festival at LSU Tiger Stadium are still available, according to a Superfest press release. This year's festival will see country music stars... more »
  • Feeling crowded in the air up there

    January 15, 2015 7:57 PM

    WASHINGTON- Don't expect many empty seats the next time you fly. The government says the average passenger load is nearing record levels with flights more than 83 percent full. Five of the top 10 all-time months for almost full planes were last year. The strong demand for tickets... more »
  • Red-light cams fade as speed cams get green light

    December 30, 2014 2:36 PM

    NEWARK, NJ - The battleground over traffic enforcement cameras may be shifting. Nearly half of all states use cameras to track red-light or speeding violations, and some use both. But while the number of communities nationwide that use red-light cameras is gradually falling, the number of speed cameras is slowly... more »
  • Spike in highway deaths has LSP concerned

    December 23, 2014 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A spike in deaths on Louisiana roadways has State Police begging people to put down their cell phones and pay attention when they get behind the wheel. According to LSP distracted drivers have killed 67 people in the last month alone. They're calling it the new... more »
  • Warrants issued in Saints ticket scheme

    December 18, 2014 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An arrest warrant has been issued for a 28-year-old accused of acting as a ticket broker and selling Saints football tickets but never providing the tickets. Matthew Alexander Dunn faces felony theft and issuing worthless checks charges, according to documents obtained by WBRZ News 2. The warrants... more »
  • Limited Music City Bowl tickets on sale now

    December 11, 2014 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger fans hoping to make the trip up to Nashville to see LSU's first game against Notre Dame in close to eight years can still get inside the stadium as a limited number of lower level and club level seats are still available. The cheaper tickets... more »
  • LSU to offer sports ticket specials this weekend

    November 27, 2014 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the holiday shopping frenzy officially commencing later on today, tickets for your favorite LSU sports teams will also be discounted starting on Black Friday and running through to "Cyber Monday" on Dec. 1. For the 2014 prime shopping season, tickets for four different Tiger sports... more »
  • Jeter's last game tickets expensive

    September 24, 2014 7:43 PM

    NEW YORK- Fans of baseball's Derek Jeter are paying outrageous sums to see the New York Yankee star play his last home game in the Bronx. According to a ticket search engine called Seatgeek, tickets for Thursday's game are going for an average of $642 online. The cheapest sellers go... more »
  • LSU to monitor flight spending Play Video

    September 22, 2014 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is promising to monitor the purchase of plane tickets more carefully after an Inspector General's report showed the flagship university wasted $123,000 on unused airfare over the period of two-and-half years. The school wasn't the only state agency that was targeted in the report. The... more »
  • LSU offering single-game tickets

    July 31, 2014 11:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A limited number of tickets are currently on sale to the general public for six LSU home games in 2014 Associate athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard says the tickets are returns from the visiting teams. Broussard said that the Alabama game is sold out but... more »
  • Funeral procession nailed with red light tickets Play Video

    July 25, 2014 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A funeral procession driving with a police escort to a cemetery was hit with multiple red light tickets when the procession was ushered through an intersection at Coursey and Cedarcrest. "We had two police escorts on motorcycles, we all had our flashers on and we were in... more »
  • More money means more power for Central PD

    December 27, 2013 9:26 PM

    CENTRAL - A police department that used only have the authority to give warnings to speeders is finally putting the brakes on drivers. With the help of a state grant and the East Baton Rouge District Attorney's office, Central police officers have new equipment and new authority. "With... more »
  • Controversial traffic camera ticket system discussed Wednesday

    February 12, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders will debate the controversial red light camera system Wednesday evening. An item on the week's Metro Council meeting deals with the camera system's contract. American Traffic Solutions, Inc. (ATS) is in charge of the cameras that snap pictures of drivers running red lights and mails... more »

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