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  • Worker resigns after Congressman's kiss goes viral

    April 16, 2014 10:23 PM

    MONROE- The woman some have fingered as the source of a leaked video where Rep. Vance McAllister is seen kissing an aid has resigned, KNOE TV reported Wednesday. Leah Gordon was the district manager at the office where McAllister kissed the woman who was not his wife. The video... more »
  • 'Kissing Congressman' facing resignation push, Alexander would consider run

    April 10, 2014 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor Bobby Jindal joined the Louisiana Republican Party in saying Rep. Vance McAllister should resign amid the kissing scandal. "Congressman McAllister's behavior is an embarrassment and he should resign," the governor said Thursday. McAllister said a day earlier, he was not expecting to be in Washington,... more »
  • Pressure mounts for "Kissing Congressman" to resign Play Video

    April 10, 2014 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Republicans called on Rep. Vance McAllister to resign his seat Thursday, days after a video showing McAllister kissing a senior aide created controversy for the congressman. The state party's chairman, Roger F. Villere Jr., called McAllister's actions a "breach of trust." McAllister ran on a... more »
  • 'Kissing Congressman' at home, not in D.C.

    April 9, 2014 3:51 PM

    MONROE- The man some have dubbed the "Kissing Congressman" won't ask the feds to investigate how surveillance video of him, kissing a woman who wasn't his wife, was able to be leaked to the news media and posted on the Internet. The video surfaced Monday, and quickly went viral.... more »
  • Congressman's kiss on video could be probed by the feds

    April 8, 2014 11:25 PM

    MONROE- The Louisiana congressman who was caught kissing a woman other than his wife on his office surveillance cameras plans to ask federal investigators to probe the leak of the recording Wednesday. Vance McAllister (R-Monroe), through his chief of staff, told KNOE TV , he will discuss a possible... more »
  • iPad video could be key in George Zimmerman case

    September 10, 2013 12:06 PM

    LAKE MARY, Fla. - Police investigating a domestic dispute between George Zimmerman and his estranged wife say video from Shellie Zimmerman's iPad may be crucial evidence in determining whether any charges are filed. Lake Mary Police Department spokesman Zach Hudson said Tuesday that the iPad captured video of the dispute,... more »
  • Constable cleared in Southern student takedown Play Video

    August 23, 2013 7:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators today cleared a Baton Rouge city constable of any wrongdoing after an altercation with a student at Southern University which was caught on tape. City Constable Reggie Brown said investigators felt Deputy Constable Anthony Collins didn't use excessive force when dealing with the student, Taikian... more »
  • Report details fight between constable, student

    August 22, 2013 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A city constable encountered a student registering at Southern University several times before they got into an altercation which was caught on tape, according to an arrest report. The video showed the constable physically "body-slamming" the student, according to witnesses, and was viewed thousands of times... more »
  • Police: Taxi driver shoots lewd video of customer

    August 21, 2013 10:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a New Orleans taxi driver was arrested after allegedly using his cellphone to record video underneath a woman's skirt without her permission, then using the footage to try and bribe her. The Times-Picayune reports Hervey Farrell, of Metairie, was arrested Monday and booked on charges... more »
  • Civil suit filed in altercation with debris workers

    August 15, 2013 5:17 PM

    GRAND ISLE - A Hurricane Isaac debris worker who said she was spit on last year during a profanity-laced tirade by a Grand Isle businessman filed a civil suit against him today. Brandi Worley videotaped the confrontation with Josh Jambon in Sept. 2012. The video showed Jambon slapping workers... more »
  • LSU ripped off by NC State in promotional video Play Video

    August 6, 2013 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It appears sacred words written by the voice of LSU's football stadium were stolen by another university and at times, used word for word. In 2010, Dan Borne wrote his Ode to Tiger Stadium, which ends with the unforgettable line: "It's Saturday night in Death Valley".... more »
  • Cooper back with Eagles after excused absence

    August 6, 2013 10:25 AM

    PHILADELPHIA - Riley Cooper has returned to the Philadelphia Eagles after he was caught on video using a racial slur and given four days off. The team says Cooper is expected to be at practice Tuesday. The Eagles and Patriots are to hold a joint practice. The wide receiver was... more »
  • VIDEO: Plane crash, Baton Rouge native recounts experience Play Video

    July 26, 2013 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A capital city native captured video that's getting seen across the country. Monday, a Southwest flight made a crash landing at New York's Laguardia Airport. Baton Rouge man Bryan Foster recorded it from inside the cabin. "I was thrown forward. My son hit the seat... more »
  • Using new social media to expand your business Play Video

    July 19, 2013 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Social media expert Christi Domingue-Rangel talked on News 2 at 4 today about how you can utilize social media to expand your business. She specifically highlighted the differences between Vine and Instagram, and how to use them effectively. more »
  • People question why truck was spraying substance into the air Play Video

    July 17, 2013 9:36 PM

    HAMMOND - Some people staying at a hotel are confused about why a tanker truck was releasing gas into the air in a parking lot. "It sounded as if it was an airplane crashing, extremely loud, high decibel level," Jeffrey Hines said. He was staying at the hotel off... more »
  • Murder video leads to charges

    July 17, 2013 7:56 PM

    TORONTO- The bizarre case of accused killer Luka Magnotta took another twist in Canada. Police charged the owner and operator of a website that showed video of the murder and dismemberment Magnotta is accused of. Mark Marek is charged with corrupting morals for posting the video and knowing it depicted... more »
  • Senator draws attention with party switch video

    July 2, 2013 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - By jumping to the GOP, Opelousas Sen. Elbert Guillory made history, becoming Louisiana's first black Republican state senator since Reconstruction. With a four-minute video explaining why he left the Democratic Party, Guillory's become a darling of national conservatives. The YouTube video had attracted nearly 700,000 viewers by... more »
  • 14 charged in case of bizarre jail video

    May 10, 2013 2:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Indictments were filed Friday against 14 inmates in connection with videos showing prisoners brazenly using drugs, drinking beer and flashing a loaded gun in the New Orleans jail. The videos, made in June and July 2009, came to light in April during a federal court hearing on... more »
  • Video poker interests get organized

    May 5, 2013 10:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Video poker interests in Louisiana are organizing to fight possible taxes on the devices. The Advocate reports that's a chief goal of the new Louisiana Video Gaming Association. Organization president Stan Guidroz says video poker operators want to be sure legislators don't raise taxes on them... more »
  • Former Rutgers AD Pernetti getting $1.2M, iPad

    April 8, 2013 10:41 AM

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Former Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti is getting $1.2 million in salary, plus an iPad, car allowance and more than two years of health insurance coverage under a settlement agreement. The Associated Press obtained details of the settlement Monday through an open records request with Rutgers.... more »
  • Sheriff testifies in hearing on Orleans jail

    April 4, 2013 10:01 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Testifying in a federal hearing, New Orleans Sheriff Marlin Gusman raised the possibility that a video depicting drug use and weapon possession in the jail he oversees may have been doctored. Gusman was imprecise on exactly when he first saw the videos made in 2009. And he... more »
  • Syracuse locker room video

    March 28, 2013 7:32 PM

    SYRACUSE, NEW YORK- An investigation led to a guilty plea by a former media director of Syracuse University's athletics department for secretly videotaping football players and other male athletes in locker rooms. Roger Springfield admitted to one count of unlawful surveillance and will get 10 years probation. He's a former... more »
  • Video: Maine Zumba teacher got cash for sex

    February 28, 2013 10:21 AM

    ALFRED, Maine - A jury hearing the case of a Maine businessman accused of helping a Zumba instructor engage in prostitution has watched a video showing money changing hands after a sexual encounter. Mark Strong Sr. faces 13 counts related to promotion of prostitution. Prosecutors say he made screen-grab snapshots... more »
  • White House calls NRA video repugnant, cowardly

    January 16, 2013 10:56 AM

    WASHINGTON - The White House says a National Rifle Association video referencing President Barack Obama's daughters is "repugnant and cowardly." Obama spokesman Jay Carney says most Americans agree that a president's children should not be used as "pawns in a political fight." Carney was referring to an online video from... more »
  • Tornado at Iberville Parish plant caught on tape Play Video

    January 10, 2013 1:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A tornado damaged an industrial chemical plant in Iberville Parish as severe weather moved through southern Louisiana this morning. Surveillance cameras at the SNF Flopam plant caught footage of the twister as it moved through the area near the plant. The plant was staffed as the... more »
  • Video shows clerk fighting back against thieves Play Video

    December 12, 2012 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A clerk at a smoke shop near LSU wouldn't let a pair of thieves get away without a piece of her mind. Sarah Nicholas was working at Hi-Life Wonderland Smoke Shop on West State Street when two masked gunmen came into the shop and demanded money. ... more »
  • WBRZ recognizes area's best holiday displays

    November 26, 2012 10:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ News 2 Louisiana will kick off the 2012 holiday season in the Baton Rouge area with its annual "Lights Before Christmas" Contest. "Lights Before Christmas" recognizes the area's most spirited and decorative homes of the season.Viewers can nominate homes beginning Monday, November 26th through Wednesday,... more »
  • Lawmakers shown video of Benghazi attack

    November 15, 2012 6:00 PM

    WASHINGTON - Lawmakers have seen a video made drone surveillance and security camera video that showed them in real time the attack in Libya that killed four Americans, including the ambassador. Top intelligence officials showed them the footage as part of hearings on the attack in September on the diplomatic... more »
  • Pres. Barack Obama's victory speech Play Video

    November 7, 2012 12:34 PM

    CHICAGO - Here is the full text and video of Pres. Barack Obama's victory speech after securing a second term in the 2012 race for the White House. ----- Thank you so much. Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its... more »
  • Netflix pledges to caption all content by 2014

    October 10, 2012 3:38 PM

    BOSTON - Netflix will offer closed captions on all TV and movie content by 2014 as part of a settlement with a deaf Massachusetts viewer who sued the company. The on-demand Internet streaming service agreed to a settlement in U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mass., on Tuesday. Closed captions are... more »
  • Film dramatizing bin Laden raid airing Nov. 4

    October 4, 2012 10:12 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A film dramatizing the death of Osama bin Laden will debut next month on the National Geographic Channel, two days before the presidential election. The channel says it will air "Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden," distributed by The Weinstein Co., on Sunday,... more »
  • Romney on '47 percent': I was 'completely wrong'

    October 4, 2012 10:10 PM

    FISHERSVILLE, Va. - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has described his disparaging remarks about the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes as "not elegantly stated." Now he's calling them "just completely wrong." Romney had contended that nearly half of Americans consider themselves "victims" and are dependent... more »
  • Abused Dog finds happy home Play Video

    September 24, 2012 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A lucky dog has a new home after being brutally abandoned by his former owner. "Jimmy" was thrown over the fence of the Baton Rouge Animal Shelter. The man who did it was eventually found an arrested, but Jimmy was left without a home. Until,... more »
  • Obama responds to Romney's 'victims' comments

    September 18, 2012 4:52 PM

    NEW YORK - President Barack Obama is chiding Republican Mitt Romney for referring to supporters of the president as victims who depend on the government. Obama says anyone who wants to be president has to "work for everyone, not just for some." Appearing on the "Late Show" with David Letterman,... more »
  • Romney: 'Great divide' exists over tax philosophy

    September 18, 2012 4:51 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says there's a "great divide" in the country between those who want to take wealth and pass it around and those who want to earn money for themselves. In an interview Tuesday with Fox News Channel, Romney said redistributing wealth is... more »
  • Share your stories of Isaac heroism, helpfulness

    September 4, 2012 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ is looking for the stories of heroism as our community faced Hurricane Isaac. We want to feature the good Samaritans who came to rescue members of our community. Tell us who helped you and your family, what they did- and tell them how thankful you... more »
  • School bus video cameras on board

    September 3, 2012 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Pointe Coupee Parish School District will install cameras on each of the district's owner-operated school buses. The school district will spend $22,000 on the equipment. School Superintendent Linda D'Amico says the cameras will give the district an extra tool to monitor and curb any disciplinary problems... more »
  • 2 men charged with staging Pa. reality TV robbery

    August 6, 2012 12:26 PM

    INDIANA, Pa. - Police have charged two out-of-state men with robbing two other men in western Pennsylvania by claiming they were recording a video for a reality TV show called "You Just Got Robbed." Police in Indiana, Pa., tell The Associated Press the incident happened about 1:20 a.m. and that... more »
  • Local video makers explain how they make money with YouTube Play Video

    July 9, 2012 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Making money on YouTube could be as simple as a few clicks, but it's not always that easy, just ask the creators of the 'Lil' Final Boyz' videos, Myles Laroux and Logan Baudean. The pair burst into the viral video scene after making a spoof video about... more »
  • Showing grisly video leads to teacher suspension

    June 13, 2012 7:31 PM

    A teacher in Canada was suspended for showing high school students a video police say shows Luka Magnotta murdering and dismembering a college student. Magnotta is accused of killing Jun Lin in Montreal. He posted the video online and fled to Germany where he was caught. The video shows him... more »
  • Possible canabilism by porn star

    June 5, 2012 7:33 PM

    Video footage from the murder and dismembering of a Chinese student seems to show Canadian porn star Luka Magnotta eating the body. Montreal police say investigators have not been able to conclusively confirm what was seen on video, that Magnotta did eat parts of the body. But a police spokesman... more »
  • Gov. Jindal vetoes bills to change video poker laws

    June 5, 2012 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has vetoed a package of bills that would have tweaked the state's video poker laws, after the conservative Louisiana Family Forum asked him to scrap the changes. In a letter sent to the governor, Family Forum leader Gene Mills said the bills would deregulate... more »
  • Residents upset over violent video portraying life in Gardere Play Video

    March 26, 2012 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Another video featuring the street life in Baton Rouge surfaced on the internet over the weekend. It claims to portray life in "Gardere." "This is a Glock," a man in the video said. "I got 30 in this (expletive). I ain't playing." The video shows several... more »
  • Bama fan bonds out of NO jail in disguise

    January 20, 2012 2:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS -The Alabama fan accused in simulating a sex act on an unconscious LSU fan after the BCS championship game left jail in a disguise today after bonding out, according to New Orleans media. Brian Downing, 32, avoided cameras by wearing a hooded sweatshirt that covered his face,... more »
  • Roswell police say man stole charity jars - twice

    December 10, 2011 6:22 PM

    ROSWELL, N.M- Police in New Mexico say they have captured a man caught on surveillance video twice stealing cash-filled charity jars from a local grocery store. Roswell police issued a plea for help finding 43-year-old Ricky De Los Santos on Thursday after they viewed the video. They announced late Friday... more »
  • Officials reviewing video of high school football brawl

    October 17, 2011 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There could be more fallout after a brawl ended the football game between Baker and Parkview last Friday night. Cell phone video provided to News 2 shows a tackle near Parkview's bench started the brawl, and ultimately cost both teams the game. Parkview was up 22... more »
  • Attorney hopes video, new statements put Jefferson back to work

    August 30, 2011 9:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- There's new video of what happened inside a bar before a fight that got two LSU football players arrested and kicked off the team. It's the same video sent to LSU Tuesday in an effort to get Jordan Jefferson reinstated to the team. The starting quarterback... more »
  • Video of brawl linked to LSU football players

    August 24, 2011 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Video has surfaced of the fight at a Baton Rouge bar that four LSU players were implicated in. It showed up online Wednesday, as a YouTube video, but disappeared quickly. The video is dark and grainy, but it is clear that someone is kicked. Police... more »
  • Man claims deputy took away more than his rights

    June 27, 2011 6:44 PM

    BLANKS, La.- A man from Pointe Coupee Parish says a sheriff's deputy took away more than just his rights. Arthur Smith told News 2 that Deputy Corey Beach took his camera away after he started filming a crash that happened in front of his home late Saturday night. A... more »
  • WBRZ now streaming video on iPhones

    May 9, 2011 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If you can't make it home in time to watch WBRZ on your TV, there's an app for that. The free WBRZ app for iPhones now has the ability to stream News 2 broadcasts live in the palm of your hand. To see the video,... more »
  • Videos show bin Laden watching himself on TV

    May 7, 2011 12:58 PM

    WASHINGTON - Home movies taken from Osama bin Laden's hideout show the terrorist leader watching news coverage of himself on television. The videos were seized by Navy SEALs after bin Laden was killed Monday. They were shown to reporters Saturday by intelligence officials. The five movies offer the... more »
  • First look at compound where bin Laden was killed (with video)

    May 2, 2011 11:54 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon has released detailed pictures and schematics of the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed by special forces. The schematics show walls as high as 18 feet in some places, which officials said was unusual for structures in that area of Pakistan. The compound also... more »
  • Man seen using debit card stolen at gunpoint

    February 2, 2011 2:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who was seen using a debit card stolen during an armed robbery in Baton Rouge. Detectives said the card’s owner was held up by four teens wearing hooded sweatshirts and jackets Jan. 24; two of them were... more »
  • Demand for video security systems on the rise

    February 1, 2011 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- More people are buying home security cameras and catching crimes on tape. It's because the cost is down, but the concern for crime is up. One company told News 2 calls for video surveillance jumped from one a week just a year ago, to two a day... more »
  • Florida man arrested in Facebook sorority scam

    December 9, 2010 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities in Florida have arrested a Key West man after they believe he contacted several female LSU students through Facebook and convinced them to send him inappropriate pictures and videos as part of their application to campus sororities. 27-year-old Mitchell Hill was arrested by Florida police after... more »
  • Game developer to put new studio in Baton Rouge

    December 7, 2010 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A video game developer based in the U. K. is now the newest addition to the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge. Representatives from Firebrand Games and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber made the announcement with parish officials earlier today. They said Firebrand would locate a new... more »
  • BR copper thieves caught on camera

    December 7, 2010 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are asking the public’s help to identify two people who stole copper out of a pair of air conditioners in Baton Rouge. Two men were caught on a hidden security camera taking the air conditioners apart behind a storage building in the 13000 block of S.... more »
  • LSU prof's global warming lecture sparks criticism

    November 18, 2010 5:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An LSU professor who says he was challenging students to think about the consequences of global warming says he is being targeted by campusreform.org and conservative bloggers with video out-takes of his climate change lecture. Astronomy professor Bradley Schaefer says he wasn't marginalizing global warming skeptics by... more »
  • Ascension Parish battles over bingo

    October 14, 2010 6:33 PM

    Video bingo is on the chopping block in Ascension Parish. The game is legal, but some parish council leaders want to rid their home of what they call a "vice." After a Popeyes in Livingston Parish asked the owners of an attached video bingo hall to leave, they... more »
  • Authorities: Scam money lost at video poker

    October 9, 2010 2:44 PM

    A Houma woman has been accused of scamming nine businesses for more than $3,800 - then losing the proceeds while gambling. The Courier says 60-year-old Katherine Celestine has been booked with nine counts of theft. Sheriff's deputies say nine businesses including two churches - were approached by a woman who... more »
  • New game developers group forms in Baton Rouge

    September 20, 2010 11:39 AM

    A chapter of an international game developer’s group has been formed in Baton Rouge to help grow the state’s digital media industry. Three state groups worked together to create a local chapter of the International Game Developer’s Association, according to a press release Monday from the Baton Rouge Area Digital... more »
  • Former video store employee gets 40 years

    August 17, 2010 7:55 AM

    An ex-employee of a video game store has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for robbing other video stores. Gregory Reaux was fired from a GameStop store in Hammond in 2008. Four GameStop stores were robbed in 2009 in St. Tammany Parish by a man using a box cutter... more »
  • La. man pleads guilty in video game probe

    August 12, 2010 5:25 AM

    A Thibodaux man accused of illegally modifying a video game console and selling a pirated video game to undercover investigators has pleaded guilty to violating a federal copyright law. Reno Jean Daret IV faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $500,000 fine following his guilty plea... more »
  • Sandra Bullock: Does oil influence PSA campaign?

    July 30, 2010 8:17 AM

    A spokeswoman for Sandra Bullock says the actress wants her parts of a video promoting Gulf Coast restoration removed until she learns whether oil companies influenced it. The statement came after the website DeSmogBlog called the campaign an industry push to get support for drilling and taxpayer money to repair... more »
  • Gulf oil leak video could haunt Obama

    June 18, 2010 6:29 AM

    It's nearly impossible to avoid the live video of the coal-gray oil gushing from BP's well a mile below the Gulf of Mexico's surface and a poll shows most Americans have seen it. Now, some are wondering if the Gulf oil leak cam could engulf President Barack Obama? The video... more »
  • Army investigating leak; soldier detained, not charged

    June 7, 2010 3:50 PM

    The Army says a soldier suspected of leaking a military video that shows Apache helicopters gunning down unarmed men in Iraq in 2007 hasn't been charged. Army Spc. Bradley Manning of Potomac, Md., is being held in Kuwait pending the results of an investigation. A director of the... more »
  • Coast Guard video from Venice

    April 30, 2010 10:46 AM

    VENICE, La. - Crews at the Venice staging area work to load boom onto an oil spill response vessel to be used to contain and clean-up oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday, April 29, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd... more »
  • Video arraignments start in Grant Parish

    April 23, 2010 6:49 AM

    The Grant Parish Sheriff's Office says video arraignment technology will be used for defendants at the parish jail. Sheriff Baxter Welch says the system, supplemented by federal grant dollars, will be used for arraignment and bond hearings and will have an immediate positive impact on the judicial system. The new... more »
  • Couple arrested over video of teen fight

    January 28, 2010 10:53 AM

    A husband and wife were arrested in Baton Rouge accused of encouraging two young girls to fight. The incident was videotaped and posted on the web site YouTube. Chanda and William Parker are charged with two felony counts of cruelty to a juvenile and seven misdemeanor counts of contributing to... more »
  • No pattern of illicit conduct found on ACORN video

    December 7, 2009 9:36 AM

    An attorney brought in by the community-organizing group ACORN has found no pattern of intentional, illegal conduct by ACORN staffers on undercover videos shot by conservative critics of the group. The lawyer, former Massachusetts Attorney General Scott Harshbarger, says there were lapses, however. He said the advice that ACORN staffers... more »

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