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  • Team Sky rider Chris Froome wins 4th Tour de France title

    July 23, 2017 1:31 PM

    PARIS - Riding a bright yellow bike to match his shiny leader's jersey, defending champion Chris Froome won his fourth and most challenging Tour de France title on Sunday. The 32-year-old Kenyan-born British rider finished 54 seconds ahead of Colombian Rigoberto Uran overall, the smallest margin of his... more »
  • Bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 23 people

    May 13, 2017 11:34 AM

    ISTANBUL - Turkish authorities say at least 23 people have died and 11 others are in critical condition after a tour bus tipped over, fell 50 feet down a cliff and then hit a car on a serpentine mountain road. Deputy governor of Mugla province, Kamil Koten, told Turkey's state-run... more »
  • One dead after shooting on Vegas Strip; Suspect surrenders Play Video

    March 25, 2017 5:18 PM

    LAS VEGAS - The gunman in a fatal shooting on the Las Vegas Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours, police said. The standoff began about 11 a.m. Saturday with a shooting that killed one person and... more »
  • WATCH: Gov. Edwards travels to N.O. to tour damage, gives updates following severe weather

    February 7, 2017 3:30 PM

    WATCH: Tour of tornado damage NEW ORLEANS – Governor John Bel Edwards traveled to New Orleans to tour tornado damaged areas following Tuesday's severe weather that impacted several parishes throughout Southeast Louisiana. Edwards held a press conference with New Orleans elected officials to provide an update. Edwards... more »
  • Lady Gaga follows up Super Bowl show with tour announcement

    February 6, 2017 8:43 AM

    HOUSTON - Fresh off a high-wire, crowd-pleasing halftime performance at the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga has announced plans for a world tour kicking off this summer. Gaga posted news of the tour on Twitter late Sunday night. The 48-date tour includes stops in North America, Europe and Brazil. Several of... more »
  • Kanye West rants about Beyonce before cutting concert short

    November 20, 2016 4:44 PM

    SACRAMENTO - Just days after telling fans that he would have voted for Donald Trump, Kanye West delivered another public screed Saturday night, this time about Beyoncé and Jay Z at the Sacramento, California, stop of his Saint Pablo Tour. Captured on video by concert goers, West told the audience... more »
  • U.S. Rep. Mica, Congressman Graves critique FEMA's response efforts Play Video

    August 29, 2016 7:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – U.S. Representative John Mica of Florida and Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves toured flood damaged neighborhoods in South Louisiana from the sky on Monday. Mica, who chairs the U.S. House subcommittee that oversees FEMA, said that the relief agency has been pitiful in dealing with the... more »
  • Plane on tour when it crashed in Lake Pontchartrain

    August 29, 2016 5:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say a small plane that crashed in Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans had been chartered by a couple taking an aerial tour of the city. A woman survived Friday night's crash but two men remained unaccounted for Monday. The plane crashed as it neared... more »
  • Donald Trump meets with flood victims Friday

    August 19, 2016 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Donald Trump arrived at the airport to tour flood damaged areas shortly before 9:30 Friday morning. It seemed Trump's visit was attempted to be secret, but his travel plans were revealed first on Twitter and then on WBRZ News 2 at 6:00 Thursday. Early Friday morning,... more »
  • Take a virtual tour of the St. Jude Dream Home

    June 3, 2016 2:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Haven’t seen the St. Jude Dream Home yet? You can take a virtual tour of it below: Also don’t forget to purchase your tickets here . The winner will be announced live on WBRZ’s television special on Sunday, June 12. more »
  • Lieutenant governor plans statewide tourism promotion tour

    April 27, 2016 9:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is launching a statewide tour next week to promote Louisiana's tourism efforts and to celebrate National Tourism Week. The Republican lieutenant governor, in office since January, will have multiple stops at visitors' centers, historic sites and other tourist locations around Louisiana from Monday... more »
  • Axl Rose to join AC/DC on tour, replacing Brian Johnson

    April 18, 2016 5:31 AM

    NEW YORK- Along with prepping a reunion tour with Guns N' Roses, Axl Rose is joining AC/DC on the road. AC/DC announced Saturday that Rose will replace Brian Johnson on its Rock or Bust World Tour beginning May 7 in Lisbon. Rose will remain with the band through its European... more »
  • Economic development leader planning state tour

    January 22, 2016 10:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's new economic development secretary will tour the state over the next two weeks, meeting with regional organizations that work to draw business to their areas. Don Pierson's visits to the local economic development groups begin Monday, when he'll visit Tallulah, Delhi and Alexandria. Over the... more »
  • 'Road tour' by Cabinet members to promote Obama proposals

    January 10, 2016 7:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - Cabinet members will be traveling around the country in the coming days to help promote President Barack Obama's State of the Union proposals. The White House says the "road tour" is geared toward highlighting pressing issues facing the country such as climate change, health, criminal justice and access... more »
  • New Orleans music icon Allen Toussaint dead at 77

    November 10, 2015 7:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Allen Toussaint, the New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll innovator, died Monday while on tour in Europe. WWL-TV reports Toussaint's family confirmed he died shortly after a performance in Spain. He was 77. A spokesperson for Madrid emergency services said rescue workers were called... more »
  • The Who postpones North America tour

    September 18, 2015 8:58 PM

    NEW YORK- Guitarist Pete Townshend of the The Who says fans will have to wait to celebrate the band's 50th anniversary. The band postponed all 50 dates of the "THE Who Hits 50!" tour this fall because lead singer Roger Daltrey is recovering from viral meningitis. The band says... more »
  • Baton Rouge Food Tour Play Video

    August 18, 2015 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Food Tour is a perfect way to explore restaurants and other attractions in the area. It gives groups the perfect taste of southern Louisiana cuisine and culture. This morning the tour's founder, Kim Harper stopped by 2une In to tell us more about... more »
  • Tom Petty says he regrets use of Confederate flag in '80s

    July 15, 2015 12:15 PM

    NEW YORK - Tom Petty says his past use of the Confederate flag was "stupid." Petty tells Rolling Stone he used the flag to promote the song "Rebels" from his 1985 "Southern Accents" album and "regretted it pretty quickly." He says during one show, someone threw a Confederate... more »
  • Grateful Dead going on final tour

    June 27, 2015 6:37 PM

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The four surviving members of the Grateful Dead are getting ready to launch their farewell mini-tour in Northern California, where the legendary jam band got its start 50 years ago. The first of the Dead's five "Fare Thee Well" shows is scheduled for Saturday night at... more »
  • Woman killed by Philly duck boat

    May 9, 2015 2:56 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Authorities are seeking surveillance video to confirm witness accounts of the accident involving an amphibious tourist boat that killed a woman on a downtown Philadelphia street. Sixty-eight-year-old Elizabeth Karnicki of Beaumont, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene just before 5:30 p.m. Friday. Police said Saturday that witnesses... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Houmas House Plantation Play Video

    May 1, 2015 9:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Just a few years ago slavery at Louisiana's historic plantations was rarely discussed, now that painful part of history is being uncovered and shared. When "12 Years a Slave" won the Oscar for best picture last year it sparked a national conversation about America's history of slavery.... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Tour highlights food, culture of downtown BR Play Video

    February 13, 2015 8:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There's a new way to sink your teeth into Baton Rouge. It combines two Louisiana favorites: Rich history and rich food. Kim Harper started the C'est Si Bon Food Tour last year. "I thought, 'Baton Rouge really needs something like this because we have such... more »
  • Obama visits GOP strongholds of Idaho, Kansas,

    January 22, 2015 2:31 AM

    LAWRENCE, KS - President Barack Obama likes to say there are no red states or blue states, just the United States of America. Yet his first two stops on the traditional post-State of the Union tour were in Republican "red" states. The White House says this is not a coincidence.... more »
  • Tour the St. Jude Dream Home today, Sunday

    June 8, 2013 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The 2013 St. Jude Dream Home opens again Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. to peek at new ideas in home building. While touring the house for free, you can also buy a raffle ticket to win the home. Proceeds benefit the... more »

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