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  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • National report highlights speed trap on I-10

    July 16, 2014 10:45 PM

    HENDERSON - This quiet town, nestled on the edge of the Atchafalaya Basin in the heart of Cajun Country, can be scare for drivers as they leave the raised, westbound lanes of the I-10 Basin Bridge and approach the town's exit. Typically, police are waiting for drivers traveling above... more »
  • Miss USA tickets on sale today

    April 17, 2014 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Tickets for the Miss USA pageant that will be held here go in sale Friday. According to ticket information on Ticket Master, about half of the River Center Arena will be utilized for the event. There will be floor, lower, and middle level seating available. The... more »
  • Lawmakers to discuss speed traps Monday

    March 23, 2014 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State lawmakers will consider two bills aimed at speed traps Monday. One of the bills would require local governing authorities to be labeled as speed traps if it makes more than 50 percent of its income or revenue from traffic tickets. The other bill, HB 962,... 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 »
  • Ga. woman has 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets

    December 18, 2013 3:20 PM

    ATLANTA- Lottery officials say a Georgia woman has one of the two winning tickets to the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest in U.S. history. Lottery officials identified her as Ira Curry, of Stone Mountain, which is east of Atlanta. Officials say she bought one ticket and chose the... more »
  • Tickets for the Nutcracker creating a stir check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 16, 2013 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A holiday tradition is costing some ticket buyers a lot more money. The Nutcracker, A Tale from the Bayou has four showings this weekend at the River Center, but the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre says they've been getting complaints about high ticket prices. Molly Buchmann,... more »
  • LSU selling tickets to Outback Bowl

    December 9, 2013 6:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tickets for LSU's first appearance in the Outback Bowl in 25 years are currently on sale to the general public, LSU associate athletic director for tickets Brian Broussard said. Tickets in the LSU sections of Raymond James Stadium start at $80. To order, visit www.LSUtix.net or... more »
  • LSU delays vote on football ticket price hike

    October 23, 2013 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After a tough loss to Ole Miss, LSU is delaying a decision on raising football ticket prices. The LSU Board of Supervisors announced Wednesday that a proposal for price hikes on football and baseball tickets and some parking costs has been removed from the agenda for its... more »
  • Jackson State: Grambling forfeit will be costly

    October 23, 2013 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Jackson State says financial losses for the university and the city of Jackson, Miss., "could be in the millions" because of Grambling's decision to forfeit Saturday's football game after its players refused to play. Grambling's players staged a boycott because they said they had many issues... more »
  • Popular intersections for red light violations

    October 23, 2013 12:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Nearly 36,000 red light violations were issued in 2012, data obtained by WBRZ News 2 shows. The College Drive lights around I-10 are at the top of the list. Some 6,000 were snapped and issued to drivers who disobeyed red lights. Following College, Sherwood Forest at... more »
  • Pushback after LSU ticket proposals

    October 18, 2013 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's pushback over LSU planning to raise football ticket prices next season, if the LSU Board of Supervisors approves the proposal. Tickets would increase in price by 6 percent. Currently, season tickets cost $400 plus a tradition fund for 45,000 seats in Tiger Stadium. LSU says... more »
  • Tickets for LSU basketball go on sale

    October 10, 2013 9:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU begins selling tickets for its men's and women's basketball teams' upcoming seasons. The Lady Tigers' first regular-season home game is on Nov. 8 in the WNIT and the Sue Gunter Classic. The men's team plays its first home game on Nov. 16 against Northwestern State University. Tickets... more »
  • Zachary speed cameras gone in November check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 30, 2013 10:13 PM

    ZACHARY - A controversial speed camera along Hwy. 19 in Zachary is on it's way out. The city and Redflex, the company who owns the traffic camera, will end the contract November 22. Those who drive through Zachary, are weary of the cameras. "As soon as you... more »
  • Missing lotto tickets found all over Baton Rouge street Play Video

    September 24, 2013 9:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men almost struck it rich Tuesday morning when they found thousands of dollars worth of scratch off lottery tickets scattered in the road. Mike Haviland and his coworker were driving on Industriplex Blvd. when they noticed stacks of unscratched $10 tickets everywhere. "There's that... more »
  • Paying to freeze for Super Bowl

    September 17, 2013 7:37 PM

    NEW YORK- Fans who buy the best seats for the Super Bowl can expect to pay double to freeze in the outdoor MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey in February. The NFL says the highest priced tickets will sell for $2,600 and there are 9,000 premium seats. The highest... more »
  • Super Bowl premium tickets double to $2,600

    September 17, 2013 2:21 PM

    NEW YORK- Super Bowl fans can prepare to pay double for the best seats. The NFL says the highest-priced tickets will be about $2,600 each for 9,000 premium seats for the Super Bowl on Feb. 2 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. That's more than twice the $1,250... more »
  • Leaders' vote seems to support cameras, but future still uncertain

    September 10, 2013 10:43 PM

    ZACHARY- The future of controversial speed cameras here is still up-in-the-air after a confusing decision by the town council Tuesday night. Leaders voted no on an agenda item that would have let the contract lapse, and not be renewed. But, despite a vote that essentially supported the camera system,... more »
  • Contract for red light cameras up for renewal check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 10, 2013 6:41 PM

    ZACHARY - The lunchtime traffic flows a little slower along Highway 19 in Zachary, drivers seemingly wary of the traffic camera catching all speeders without prejudice. "The ones in Zachary don't bother me at all," Vicki Barry said. "I think they're a good idea. They keep people from speeding... more »
  • 2 officers sue Shreveport, claim arrest quotas set

    September 7, 2013 1:06 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Two Shreveport police officers are suing the city and the police chief, saying the police department sets quotas to measure how many traffic stops and arrests its officers are making. The suit, which represents only one side of a legal argument, also says officers who make their quota... more »
  • State Police make good on promise to police I-10 for holiday

    September 3, 2013 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police released the highlights of a weekend crackdown on drivers who were not obeying the law. "Operation Safe Corridor" was a Labor Day holiday blitz on I-10. Eight states were part of the initiative: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. In... more »
  • Despite the bombs, Hollywood posts a record summer

    September 2, 2013 11:31 AM

    NEW YORK - Despite some spectacular flops, Hollywood's summer concluded with a record $4.7 billion in box-office revenue. The summer movie season closed out on Labor Day weekend as the boy band concert film "One Direction: This Is Us" took in an estimated $18 million from Friday to Monday for... more »
  • Jackpot grew to $448 million ahead of drawing

    August 7, 2013 10:06 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa- By the time the winning numbers were drawn, the jackpot for the Powerball had grown to an estimated $448 million. The numbers drawn Wednesday night were: 05, 25, 30, 58, 59 and Powerball 32. A recent game change increased the frequency of huge jackpots, and... more »
  • Computer glitch caused students to miss LSU football ticket window

    July 18, 2013 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A computer glitch caused quite a stir among upperclassmen at LSU over university football tickets. An email alerting them that student tickets were available indirectly was marked as spam, so it was filed in another folder in most people's inbox. Not realizing the email cam and they... more »
  • 2 top Henderson cops face charges in ticket scam

    July 18, 2013 2:54 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - St. Martin Parish prosecutors have filed formal charges against Henderson Police Chief Leroy Guidry and Deputy Chief Oliver Mack Lloyd in an investigation into an alleged illegal quota system for traffic tickets issued along Interstate 10. Assistant District Attorney Chester Cedars said Thursday that the two men... more »
  • Penn. ticket wins Powerball, no big winners in La.

    June 24, 2013 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lottery officials say the winning ticket in Saturday's $131.5 million Powerball drawing was sold in Pennsylvania and there were no big winners in Louisiana. The next Powerball drawing on Wednesday has an estimated jackpot of $40 million. There were no big winners in the Louisiana Lotto or... more »
  • UPDATE: Super Regional tickets sold out Play Video

    June 6, 2013 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- "Standing Room Only" tickets are all that's left for this weekend's Super Regional match up between the LSU Tigers and Oklahoma Sooners, but the LSU ticket office is expecting heavy demand for what's available. "We may have some tickets open up on the actual day of the... more »
  • Standing room only tickets available for purchase Thursday

    June 5, 2013 3:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A very limited number of all-session Standing Room Only ticket books for the NCAA Baton Rouge Super Regional will go on sale to the public on Thursday at 6 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.LSUtix.net, over the phone at (225)578-2184 or toll free at... more »
  • Tickets available now for Super Regional at LSU

    June 3, 2013 10:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU doesn't know yet exactly when they'll face their next opponent in the NCAA Tournament, but tickets are available now for season ticket holders. The Tigers will face Oklahoma in the Super Regionals, which LSU is also hosting, either Friday or Saturday. An announcement could come... more »
  • Seat belt campaign begins Tuesday

    May 20, 2013 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Tuesday, expect to see area police officers checking for seat belts. The annual Click It or Ticket campaign begins. People not wearing the required safety device can expect a citation. According to crash data, half of the people killed in wrecks were not buckled-up. Louisiana... more »
  • News 2 Investigates: Top Ticket Violators

    May 2, 2013 7:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Parish Attorney's Office partnered with the City Clerk of Court will now withhold state income tax returns from people with outstanding parking tickets. Weekly, city court judges sign more than 200 money judgments allowing tax returns to be seized to pay off what's owed. ... more »
  • News 2 Investigates: Top Ticket Violators

    May 1, 2013 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Drivers are racking up parking tickets by the dozens in Baton Rouge, and a News 2 investigation revealed who's at the top of the list. There are more than 45,000 individual cars with unpaid tickets in the city-parish. Some of those have more than 150 outstanding... more »
  • Public braves snow for gay marriage case tickets

    March 25, 2013 10:48 AM

    WASHINGTON - People waiting to attend to gay marriage cases being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court have been undeterred by snow falling in the nation's capital. More than three dozen people were waiting Monday to get tickets to the cases, which will be heard Tuesday and Wednesday. Many of... more »
  • LSU freshmen could be guaranteed football tickets check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 20, 2013 6:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One lawmaker wants to grant all incoming LSU freshmen season football tickets. Rep. Terry Brown of Colfax submitted House Bill 144 Tuesday. The legislation "requires the LSU Board of Supervisors to allocate to each first-time entering freshman enrolled at LSU-Baton Rouge on a full-time basis at... more »
  • Central Police to write traffic tickets for the first time ever

    March 18, 2013 10:28 PM

    CENTRAL- Police officers will, for the first time, be writing tickets to people who disobey traffic laws. In the past, no city court meant Central Police could not write tickets. Now, the department has a deal worked-out with the District Attorney in East Baton Rouge Parish. It allows for... more »
  • Judge tosses 2011 Super Bowl tickets lawsuit

    March 18, 2013 10:13 AM

    PITTSBURGH - A federal judge in Pittsburgh has dismissed one lawsuit from people who bought tickets to the February 2011 Super Bowl in Dallas, but had to watch it on TV because their seats weren't properly installed in time for the game. U.S. District Judge David Cercone dismissed the fraud... more »
  • La. bans use of welfare money on tobacco, liquor

    March 1, 2013 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's social services department has banned the spending of welfare money on cigarettes, alcohol and lottery tickets. The new regulations were issued Friday by the Department of Children and Family Services. They also include restrictions that prohibit the use of a welfare electronic benefit card at liquor... more »
  • Three face charges over fake Super Bowl tickets

    February 27, 2013 12:21 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Federal authorities accused three men of trafficking counterfeit tickets for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans. Officials with U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Alabama authorities seized dozens of fake tickets and $7,000 in counterfeit cash at a Jan. 31 traffic stop. ICE says... 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 »
  • $60 inaugural ball tickets sell out ahead of time

    January 7, 2013 3:09 PM

    WASHINGTON- The low-cost tickets to President Barack Obama's inaugural ball were mistakenly put on sale a day early and are now sold out. Inaugural officials say the limited number of $60 tickets to the Jan. 21 ball that were supposed to go on sale Monday morning quickly sold out in... more »
  • Powerball money will help kids check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 28, 2012 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Every dollar spent on lottery tickets in Louisiana will benefit students in public schools, according to lottery officials. "In Louisiana 35 cents of every dollar sold for tickets, including Powerball tickets, is transferred to the state treasury to help fund K-12 public education," said Kelly Spell, Louisiana... more »
  • Record Powerball jackpot boosted to $500M

    November 27, 2012 12:55 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The record Powerball jackpot is now even bigger. Powerball officials say they've boosted the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing to $500 million from the previously posted $425 million. Huge ticket sales nationally are pushing the payout higher. A single winner choosing the cash payout will take home... more »
  • Record Powerball result of changes to boost sales

    November 27, 2012 11:00 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The historic $425 million Powerball jackpot was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that play the game. Their plan appears to be working. Powerball tickets doubled in... more »
  • Judge tosses woman's "too fat to fly" lawsuit

    October 31, 2012 3:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Southwest Airlines by a New Orleans woman who claims a gate agent told her she was "too fat to fly" and couldn't board a flight last year without buying two tickets. In her order Wednesday, U.S. District Judge... more »
  • Bama tickets could still be hot commodity check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 17, 2012 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the Tigers prepare to take on the Aggies of Texas A&M, some fans are already thinking about selling their tickets for the upcoming match-up against the Crimson Tide. "I'm trying to sell this ticket because you tend to get more money for the Alabama game because... more »
  • Airline offers free flights for disgruntled voters

    October 3, 2012 11:01 AM

    NEW YORK - In a marketing gimmick that piggybacks on next month's presidential election, JetBlue is offering a way for Americans to make good on threats to leave the country if "the other guy" wins. The New York airline said Wednesday that it will give away 2012 seats, or 1,006... more »
  • Major airlines raise some fares $10 each way

    September 13, 2012 11:47 AM

    DALLAS- Led by Southwest Airlines, several airlines are raising prices again. Southwest raised fares Wednesday by $10 per round trip on a limited number of routes. United Airlines expanded the increase later in the day to cover most of its U.S. flights. American Airlines said Thursday that it matched the... more »
  • Time running out to purchase St. Jude Dream Home tickets

    June 13, 2012 10:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Time is running out to purchase your ticket for the St. Jude Dream Home worth $450,000. The home is located at 8902 Rockway Drive in Carriagewood Estates in Baton Rouge. Tickets are $100 and all proceeds go to help research at St. Jude Children's Research... more »
  • People line up to pay fines before jail re-opens

    June 12, 2012 9:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lines formed outside city court in Baton Rouge this morning as people waited to pay off fines before the misdemeanor jail re-opens next week. After Monday, June 18, people with outstanding misdemeanor warrants in East Baton Rouge Parish could be arrested and taken to the city... more »

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