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  • 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 »
  • Baton Rouge youth Book it with Big Baby this week Play Video

    July 9, 2014 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU Basketball Star and current NBA player Glen "Big Baby" Davis will give back to the Baton Rouge community this week when he kicks off his 4th annual Booking it with Big Baby literacy tour. Davis has played in Los Angeles, Orlando and Boston, but... more »
  • Ghost hunters held at gunpoint

    December 3, 2013 7:36 PM

    GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA- Police thought a ghost hunt was a burglary in progress and an officer mistakenly held two tourists and their tour guide at gunpoint in a building thought to be haunted. Thanksgiving night, a ghost tour in Gettysburg was inside a store and an officer saw flashlights. ... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Behind-the-scenes look at movie shoot

    August 22, 2013 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Movie crews have become very pubic in the filming of the latest flick shooting here. Lately, actors and actresses have been shadowed by crew and assistants at the airport. They are filming scenes for "Left Behind," a movie based on a series of christian novels. The... more »
  • U-High product Patrick Reed claims first PGA Tour win

    August 18, 2013 3:19 PM

    GREENSBORO, NC. - Former U-High Cub Patrick Reed claimed his first PGA Tour win at the Wyndham Championship Sunday, defeating Jordan Spieth in the second playoff hole. The 23-year old rookie led the field by two strokes after ten holes, but Spieth came charging back to tie the two... more »
  • Gov. Jindal begins Louisiana statewide tour

    June 17, 2013 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal says he plans to visit all 64 Louisiana parishes in the coming months, as part of a statewide tour. The Republican governor's first stop is Monday in Alexandria. At a local community college there, Jindal planned to sign a bill that authorizes $252 million... more »
  • Win a new house tonight! Dream Home Giveaway hours away

    June 15, 2013 4:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- In less than three hours, someone will win a new home. WBRZ presents the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway at 7 p.m. On WBRZ Channel 2 Saturday evening. Tickets are still available to win the house, although they are selling fast! To reserve one call (800)... more »
  • 2013 Dream Home will be given-away tonight!

    June 15, 2013 1:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Saturday, someone will win a nearly half-million dollar house. The house will be given-away live on television to the lucky person. It is for the 2013 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. A $100 ticket secures a chance at winning the house in an upscale neighborhood in southeast... 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 »
  • Smithsonian gallery hosts Cyrus Cylinder

    March 7, 2013 7:39 PM

    A 2,600 year old clay cylinder called the world's first human rights declaration will be shown for the first time in the U.S. at the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C. Its called the Cyrus Cylinder after the Persian King Cyrus who conquered Babylon and allowed freedom of worship. The... more »
  • Obama wraps State of Union speech tour in Chicago

    February 15, 2013 7:25 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is wrapping up his post-State of the Union tour by talking about how government can build what he calls "ladders of opportunity" into the middle class. During remarks Friday in Chicago, his hometown, Obama plans to discuss proposals to raise the federal minimum wage and... more »
  • Kid Rock's dream deal

    January 29, 2013 7:13 PM

    Singer Kid Rock says his new partnership with Harley-Davidson "just makes sense" since he's the owner of multiple Harley bikes. Harley-Davidson is sponsoring his upcoming tour called "Rebel Soul" for his most recent release. The tour starts on Friday in Kansas City and ends in August at Harley's 110th anniversary... more »
  • New Kids, 98 Degrees, Boys II Men team for tour

    January 22, 2013 1:00 PM

    NEW YORK - New Kids On the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men are teaming up for a summer tour. The groups announced "The Package Tour" on Tuesday morning on "The View" and also performed. It's the first time on tour in 12 years for 98 Degrees. New Kids... more »
  • New councilman withdraws Katrina tour fee proposal

    January 10, 2013 2:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A newly-elected New Orleans city councilman, whose district includes the Lower 9th Ward, has withdrawn a package of ordinances that would have required tour buses to pay special fees to access the neighborhood. Councilman James Gray, who took office last month, says he needs more time to... more »

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