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  • 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 »
  • NTSB sends investigators to Ore. bus crash site

    December 31, 2012 1:50 PM

    PENDLETON, Ore.- A federal agency has sent two investigators to the site of an Eastern Oregon tour bus crash that killed nine people. The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday it would look into the conditions on Interstate 84 and the guardrail the tour bus crashed through Sunday morning. It... more »
  • McIlroy voted PGA Tour player of the year

    December 4, 2012 10:29 AM

    LA QUINTA, Calif. - Rory McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year after winning four times, including his second major championship. The tour does not release how its players voted on the award, though not even Tiger Woods came close to the kind of year McIlroy had... more »
  • Obama to NJ residents: 'We are here for you'

    October 31, 2012 4:13 PM

    BRIGANTINE, N.J. - President Barack Obama is telling New Jersey residents devastated by a massive storm that "we're going to be here for the long haul." Joined by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Obama inspected the devastation from superstorm Sandy, flying high over flooded neighborhoods and sand-strewn streets. At a... more »
  • Obama, Christie view damage from Sandy

    October 31, 2012 1:23 PM

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have begun an hour-long aerial tour of New Jersey hurricane damage aboard Obama's Marine One helicopter. Obama flew to New Jersey today for a first-hand look at the devastation from the storm. He's officially away from the... more »
  • Romney visits area flooded by Isaac

    August 31, 2012 6:11 PM

    JEAN LAFITTE - Mitt Romney says he went to Louisiana today to learn, and to draw attention to the plight of residents who've been flooded out of their homes by Hurricane Isaac. On his first trip after the Republican National Convention, Romney met along a highway with Louisiana Gov. Bobby... more »
  • Romney finalizes plans for multistate bus tour

    August 1, 2012 3:23 PM

    WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney's campaign is finalizing plans for a multistate bus tour to begin late next week. The Republican presidential candidate is expected to visit Virginia, North Carolina and Florida, although the schedule may change in the coming days. Romney returned from a bumpy overseas trip late Tuesday. He... more »
  • Jetson officials answer questions about security, youth services

    July 19, 2012 12:52 PM

    BAKER - News 2 was allowed inside the Jetson Center for Youth today for a tour of the complex. There have been many complaints about the site after a recent escape from the facility. A former state lawmaker says many of the juvenile justice reform measures approved a decade... more »
  • Nuns start tour protesting Republican positions

    June 18, 2012 10:45 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - A group of Roman Catholic nuns have left Des Moines on a two-week bus tour of nine states to protest Republican federal budget proposals that the group believes hurt the poor and vulnerable. The Nuns on the Bus tour left Monday for Ames. It is scheduled... more »
  • Dozens injured when tour bus overturns in Ky.

    June 7, 2012 2:43 AM

    MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. - Officials say dozens have been taken to hospitals after a tour bus carrying students and parents to Washington, D.C., overturned in south-central Kentucky. Kentucky State Police Trooper Jonathan Biven says 55 people, including 34 students, were aboard when the bus crashed Wednesday evening on Kentucky Route 728... more »
  • Students tour new intermediate school in Central Play Video

    May 16, 2012 7:09 PM

    CENTRAL - Students who will attend a new intermediate school in Central toured the building today, a moment almost four years in the making. About 950 students in grades 3 through 5 will fill Central Intermediate's 48 classrooms in August, and they are excited about the change. "I... more »
  • Returned soldier celebrates Thanksgiving with family Play Video

    November 24, 2011 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Louisiana Guardsman ate dinner with his family for the first time in a year today after he arrived home yesterday from a tour in Afghanistan. Sgt. First Class Garrick St. Romain talked with Rob Krieger about why the meal was one of his tastiest in... more »
  • "KEEP OFF" sign posted on ledge at State Capitol

    November 8, 2011 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A "KEEP OFF" sign has been added below the ledge where the boy fell from at the State Capitol, but a state lawmaker said he wants railings added. The 9-year-old boy fell 25 feet from a ledge on the side of the steps outside the building. The... more »
  • Sarah Palin to promote new book in Baton Rouge

    November 17, 2010 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sarah Palin will be promoting her new book "America by Heart" in Baton Rouge at the end of the month. According to publisher Harper Collins, the former Republican vice-presidential candidate and governor of Alaska will be at the Towne Center Books-A-Million on Nov. 30 starting at... more »
  • Jindal says new book is about his concerns for America

    November 15, 2010 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As Gov. Bobby Jindal embarks on a weeklong tour to support his new book, "Leadership and Crisis," the Republican governor says that his sights are firmly set on a future re-election campaign in Louisiana. In an interview Monday, Jindal definitively swore off running for president in 2012... more »
  • Allen to tour coast

    August 31, 2010 10:23 AM

    The man in charge of the BP oil spill will be touring a coastal marsh and meeting with a public official who is highly critical of federal response. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen will hold a news conference later this afternoon with Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser following... more »
  • Jindal launches annual statewide tour

    August 12, 2010 5:33 AM

    Gov. Bobby Jindal has begun a statewide tour that will take him to all of Louisiana's 64 parishes to highlight his efforts to build a "better Louisiana for our children." Jindal did a similar statewide trek last year. He started this year's travels in Monroe, with a speech to the... more »
  • British Open update

    July 15, 2010 4:36 PM

    The British Open began early Thursday morning from St. Andrews links Scotland. Many expect Tiger Woods to have a "breakout" tournament. Woods is a three-time Open Championship winner. Two of those wins were in 2000 and 2005 where Woods won at St. Andrews. His first round scores did not... more »
  • Cleanup czar to tour Gulf region next week

    June 26, 2010 11:19 AM

    President Barack Obama's point man for the clean up and recovery of the area affected by the Gulf oil spill will tour the region next week. According to a statement from his office, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will begin a five-day visit on Monday as he assesses damage... more »
  • Mayors come together for oil spill recovery efforts

    June 21, 2010 6:26 PM

    A group of about 20 mayors from the United States Conference of Mayors toured the coast near Lafitte Monday morning and promised to come together to help their fellow mayors in the Gulf. "This is an American crisis," said Santa Barbara, California Mayor Helene Schneider. "We want to make... more »
  • Pres. Obama tours Pensacola Beach

    June 15, 2010 10:12 AM

    President Obama is in Pensacola Beach for his second day of touring Gulf states affected by the oil spill. Mr. Obama walked the beach with Gov. Charlie Crist and Adm. Thad Allen, who is overseeing the cleanup process. As Pres. Obama walked away, a crowd of people behind ropes... more »
  • Obama Tours Gulf

    June 14, 2010 12:10 PM

    Obama is officially in the Gulf, and meeting with governmental and business leaders in Mississippi and Alabama. Gov. Haley Barbour and his wife, Marsha, greeted the president on his arrival in Gulfport and then headed to the meeting at Coast Guard Station in Gulfport. Later, Obama will head... more »
  • Gulf Oil Spill: Sunday morning update

    May 2, 2010 10:11 AM

    Gulf Spill Alert: Sunday Morning Update Governor Jindal says he still hasn't seen detailed plans for oil giant BP PLC and the US Coast Guard on protecting the state's coast from a massive oil spill. Jindal says he's been asking for the plans for more than a week. ... more »
  • HHS secretary tours New Orleans clinic

    April 26, 2010 2:30 PM

    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius took a tour of a nonprofit health clinic in New Orleans - and was lobbied for more federal help to get hospitals operating in under-served areas of the city. Sebelius accompanied Mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu and Congressman Joseph Cao on Monday's tour... more »
  • Boy Scouts visit WBRZ

    March 6, 2010 9:56 AM

    A group of Boy Scouts and their parents visited WBRZ today. The boys from Troop 777 toured different areas of the station and posed for a picture in the news room. Boy Scout Reid Dider enjoyed seeing, "All the work they do!" And Reagan Courville's favorite part... more »
  • State Superintendent tours Zachary schools

    October 6, 2009 9:25 AM

    State Superintendent of Education Paul Pastorek is expected to tour Zachary schools today. He's scheduled to arrive at Northwestern Middle School at 10:15 a.m. He's also expected to visit with students from Northwestern Elementary. This visit marks Pastorek's first with the Zachary School System. more »

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