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  • Power restored for 1,700 residents

    July 29, 2016 7:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A crash on Airline Highway at Greenwell Street left 1,700 people without power Friday morning. A vehicle hit a power line at around 5 a.m. Baton Rouge Police Department said the injuries from this accident are non life-threating. According to Entergy, power was restored to... more »
  • Financial help coming to families of fallen law enforcement heroes Play Video

    July 27, 2016 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Financial help is coming for the families of the three fallen law enforcement officers who lost their lives ten days ago. Today, the Law Enforcement Survivor Benefit Board convened to approve death benefits for the families of Matthew Gerald, Montrell Jackson, and Brad Garafola. Each family will receive... more »
  • Overtime in the millions following violent protests in Baton Rouge Play Video

    July 26, 2016 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- In the wake of those violent protests in Baton Rouge, overtime figures are beginning to come in for law enforcement that worked tirelessly. Following the shooting death of Alton Sterling, officers from around the state were called in to Baton Rouge to help. Law enforcement did what... more »
  • Likely closures and delays along Airline due to Montrell Jackson's funeral procession

    July 25, 2016 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Commuters may want to take an alternate route Monday due to a funeral procession on Airline Highway. Officer Montrell Jackson's funeral is likely to cause closures and delays on Airline from Winbourne Avenue to Florida Boulevard from approximately noon to 3 p.m. There is already heavy... more »
  • Kylie's enjoying time with her new baby; Meet Margaret, our fill-in co-anchor

    July 25, 2016 10:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A new face joined the morning team of WBRZ's '2une-In' show Monday. Margaret Dubuisson, a TV news veteran, will co-anchor the two-hour morning show with John Pastorek while regular host Kylie Dixon enjoys time with her new baby. Dixon and her husband, Brian, welcomed Addison Rae... more »
  • All lanes now open on Greenwell Springs Road

    July 25, 2016 7:13 AM

    CENTRAL - All lanes are open on Greenwell Springs Road. Greenwell Springs Road was closed on Monday morning in both directions between Denham Road and Liberty Road due to an accident. A concrete mixer truck hit a curb and flipped over while traveling on Greenwell Springs Road. Louisiana... more »
  • Community support brings hundreds of donations for BRPD Play Video

    July 21, 2016 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hundreds of donations are pouring in tonight for the men and women that put their lives on the line each and everyday. The generosity of strangers is what's keeping those with the badge going. In the breakrooms at Baton Rouge Police Headquarters, messages of love are overflowing from... more »
  • Security will be tight for fallen officers' funerals Play Video

    July 20, 2016 6:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Security will be extremely tight for the funerals of the fallen law enforcement officers, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police. People were especially concerned about paying respects to the fallen officers during funeral processions and having a large concentration of... more »
  • BR man says fallen deputy helped him in time of greatest need Play Video

    July 19, 2016 5:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Tonight, a story of heroism is emerging about a deputy who is fighting for his life. It was a chance encounter with a stranded motorist in Baton Rouge. Deputy Nick Tullier is an 18-year veteran of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. He's assigned to traffic. Billy... more »
  • Stanford victim expresses outrage after getting insulting check in the mail Play Video

    July 15, 2016 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man who invested $65,000 with the Stanford group received a check recently after a court-appointed receiver located some of the money from the ponzi scheme. LV Reeves got less than a penny on the dollar for his investment, a check for $540. Reeves never joined in... more »
  • Col. Mike Edmonson calls for retraining of law enforcement nationwide Play Video

    July 14, 2016 6:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Following the death of Alton Sterling, questions have been swirling about training for law enforcement. State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson and Governor John Bel Edwards met with President Obama yesterday, and that topic came up. Edmonson told reporters he believes police officers nationwide need to be retrained.... more »
  • Man arrested in plot to kill police speaks out, along with other suspects' families Play Video

    July 13, 2016 6:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Recently released from jail, a man implicated for having a stolen gun from a business in a plot to kill police is speaking out tonight. Trashone Coats told WBRZ today, he had nothing to do with the burglary on the Cash America Pawn Shop over the weekend.... more »
  • Where is Mayor Kip Holden? Play Video

    July 11, 2016 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Questions are being raised about why Mayor Kip Holden isn't more visible as the nation is watching what happened in Baton Rouge last Tuesday. Aside from one press conference, Holden has been mostly absent from the public eye involving the shooting death of Alton Sterling which gained... more »
  • Reporter's notebook: Hard-nosed journalist finds solace in generous delivery

    July 11, 2016 3:51 PM

    As Baton Rouge prepares for another day of protest, another day when our humanity is called into question, I saw a way out Saturday. The answer came to me in of all places the Chabill’s auto service store on Burbank. It was an unscheduled visit which brought me there. I... more »
  • Hungry viewers call for 'Tailgate for Peace' as protests continue

    July 10, 2016 7:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE – As protests continue across Baton Rouge Sunday afternoon, some WBRZ viewers are coming together to plan a "Tailgate for Peace." The idea for the peaceful potluck was cooked up in an unlikely place: the comments section of a Facebook Live stream. As hungry viewers waited for... more »
  • 102 arrested during overnight protests; police blame outsiders

    July 9, 2016 9:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- By Sunday morning, 102 people had been booked into jail related to protests outside Baton Rouge Police Headquarters Saturday. Click HERE to see the list of names booked into jail. The .PDF is four pages; page 1 contains the list of names of people arrested during a... more »
  • Father arrested, accused of knocking out 5-year-old son Play Video

    July 4, 2016 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father who was enraged over chicken being left out on the counter punched his 5-year-old son so hard, it gave the child a concussion and left a large hole in the sheet rock of their apartment, arrest records show. The affidavit of probable cause says... more »
  • Local veterans help USS KIDD prepare for Fireworks on the Mississippi for the fourth of July Play Video

    June 30, 2016 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE – As the sponsor for WBRZ's Fireworks on the Mississippi for the 4th of July , the USS KIDD is preparing for the event with the help of several local heroes. Rick Munch and Mack Mackensen are just two of ten Navy veterans who work on the ship... more »
  • Former East Feliciana Coroner under fire again for lack of record keeping Play Video

    June 30, 2016 5:49 PM

    CLINTON- The fallout finally rears its ugly head from a WBRZ Investigative Unit report from two months ago. In April, WBRZ reported Former East Feliciana Parish Coroner Laura DeJohn kept no written records in her office. Tonight, we've learned the District Attorney needs information while DeJohn was in office... more »
  • Woman accused of whipping kids loses job over arrest Play Video

    June 29, 2016 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The mother of six children who went viral last week after she was arrested for disciplining her kids tells WBRZ she lost her job over her arrest. "It's been my only income right now," Schaquana Spears said. Spears admitted to whipping her children after they got caught... more »
  • Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office at odds with New Roads Mayor over juvenile prosecution Play Video

    June 28, 2016 5:26 PM

    NEW ROADS- The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office is at odds with the Mayor of New Roads following a WBRZ Investigative Unit report earlier this month. It centers around Mayor Robert Myer prosecuting juveniles in Mayor's court. Legal scholars and attorneys say that's against the law since juveniles must... more »
  • Paramedic describes chaotic scene after getting hit by alleged drunk driver Play Video

    June 27, 2016 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A paramedic for Acadian Ambulance talked about surviving a crash that sent six people to the hospital. John Piker's shift was about to end when Piker and his partner came across a vehicle that was involved in a separate wreck at the I-10/12 split in Baton Rouge... more »
  • Mom who went viral moved by support from strangers Play Video

    June 23, 2016 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A mom whose plight went viral after doing an interview on WBRZ Tuesday night is moved by the support she's received from strangers around the community and nation. Dozens of people reached out to WBRZ offering their support. Today, we turned over all of the names... more »
  • Inmate escapes from WBR jail, gets caught with marijuana Play Video

    June 21, 2016 5:29 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A West Baton Rouge Parish trustee is locked up in the main part of the jail after investigators said he escaped over the weekend. Investigators said when he got caught, they found two bags of marijuana on him. According to investigators, 37-year-old Haron Link was serving... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Legal experts believe New Roads mayor is breaking the law Play Video

    June 17, 2016 5:35 PM

    NEW ROADS - Tonight there are allegations the Mayor of New Roads is breaking the law. It involves juveniles he's been prosecuting in mayor's court. Initially, Mayor Robert Myer acted like he didn't know what we were talking about, but after showing him our records it refreshed his memory.... more »
  • Man charged in murder for hire wants cell phone records suppressed Play Video

    June 15, 2016 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- For the first time in a year, WBRZ heard from the son of a murdered woman who is stuck overseas. There's a new twist, the attorneys representing the man accused of hiring the hit wants cell phone records that led to his arrest suppressed. His attorney claims... more »
  • Four BRPD officers named in lawsuit over excessive force Play Video

    June 14, 2016 6:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A grieving mother and father are suing the Baton Rouge Police Department and four of its officers claiming their actions led to their loved ones death. Kevin Bajoie, 32, was tazed in North Baton Rouge last year. He died of a heart attack later. Tonight, Bajoie and his... more »
  • Budget ax about to fall in Pointe Coupee Parish Play Video

    June 13, 2016 5:15 PM

    POINTE COUPEE PARISH- The budget ax is about to come down after sales tax revenues fell short, according to police jurors on the finance committee. Job cuts, reduction in budgets and building closures are all part of the plan. Parish leaders are blaming a drop in sales tax revenue.... more »
  • Administrator accused of grabbing Special Ed student by neck Play Video

    June 8, 2016 5:21 PM

    GREENSBURG - A St. Helena Parish School administrator is in hot water tonight after she was accused of grabbing a fifth grade Special Education student by the neck. The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies witnessed the incident in class. It happened a couple of weeks before school... more »
  • Large case load prompts hiring of additional domestic violence prosecutor

    June 7, 2016 5:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman allegedly murdered by her husband Monday is shining a light on the problem with domestic violence in the area. In Baton Rouge over the past 12 hours, seven people were arrested for domestic violence. The problem is so large, the East Baton Rouge Parish... more »
  • Residents claim neighborhood sewage is holding them hostage in their homes Play Video

    June 6, 2016 5:19 PM

    SPRINGFIELD- Neighbors in the Riverscape subdivision claim they are being held hostage by acrid smell of sewage that hangs in the air. It caused them to contact the Investigative Unit. Neighbors are fed up. The smell is enough to make your eyes water. They claim they've contacted the state... more »
  • Department of Education sues citizens who file public records requests Play Video

    June 1, 2016 4:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Tonight, there are new allegations the Department of Education is hiding public information from you. State Superintendent of Education John White is suing two citizens who filed public records requests this year. Last year, the WBRZ Investigative Unit showed the Department paid out thousands of dollars in... more »
  • WBRZ's Fireworks on the Mississippi set for July 4 at 9 p.m.

    May 31, 2016 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ News 2 will host WBRZ’s Fireworks on the Mississippi, sponsored by The USS Kidd, which is the largest fireworks show in Louisiana on July 4, 2016. WBRZ is proud to continue the tradition created by the Manship Family. WBRZ and The USS Kidd will provide... more »
  • Disturbing details emerge over EFP School Board Member's murder Play Video

    May 24, 2016 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- At least four different witnesses on Wenonah Street said East Feliciana Parish School Board Member Broderick Brooks was naked when the coroner picked up his body. The Coroner conducted an autopsy on his body Tuesday, and are still waiting on those results. Questions remain about what... more »
  • Baker Councilman calls his arrest over moon pie theft "ridiculous" Play Video

    May 23, 2016 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The trial for a councilman in Baker who was arrested for allegedly stealing a moon pie, hit a snag today. It happened when John Givens' attorney was a no show for the trial. In court, Judge Bonnie Jackson asked Givens to locate a phone number for her... more »
  • California rock band's equipment stolen from Prairieville Play Video

    May 17, 2016 11:49 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- At least $25,000 worth of expensive band equipment and lighting kits got swiped from a neighborhood off Highway 73 near I-10 overnight. The lead singer for the California rock band Pullman Standard stopped in Prairieville Monday night to make a recording when he said someone cut the lock... more »
  • Was a high ranking parish employee fired over campaign promise? Play Video

    May 12, 2016 4:57 PM

    GONZALES- Tonight, there are allegations the "good ole boy" network is running strong in Ascension Parish. A prominent land owner claims he brought Parish President Kenny Matassa money to fire a high ranking parish employee. That land owner donated hundreds of dollars to Kenny Matassa. What is unclear tonight was... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Employee admits to stealing from two public agencies Play Video

    May 10, 2016 5:46 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A former parish employee who had to pay nearly $20,000 of restitution to West Baton Rouge Parish for stealing money is in hot water again. Araviance Anderson is an employee for the Department of Health and Hospitals now and investigators said she admitted to fraudulently collecting more... more »
  • Mother demands answers after 12-year-old daughter is raped near Garden District Play Video

    May 9, 2016 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two days after a suspect was arrested for allegedly raping a woman in the Garden District, a mother in the area is demanding answers about her 12-year-old daughter's case from about six weeks ago. We're not identifying the mom or listing where she lives to protect her... more »
  • Prominent attorney talks to just one station about son's drug charges Play Video

    May 2, 2016 7:19 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH- Tonight, there are allegations someone went judge shopping after a prominent lawyer's son received two very different bonds in one night. The bonds were set for drug and weapons charges. Jailen Jordan was arrested with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana after Brusly Police... more »
  • Family, friends remember John Mahaffey Play Video

    April 30, 2016 11:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – For twenty years, John Mahaffey was the face of WBRZ News. That million-dollar smile, iconic voice, often mocked but never duplicated. Remembered as the duke by his colleagues and remembered as dad by his loving daughters. “I was so lucky to have him as my father.... more »
  • Plans to drill for brine cause fears about sinkhole in Iberville Parish Play Video

    April 26, 2016 5:38 PM

    WHITE CASTLE- More than 150 residents in Iberville Parish are on edge, fearing an environmental disaster. This comes after they received letters in the mail recently saying a company is planning to drill wells for brine production. Many are having flashbacks to the Bayou Corne sinkhole that emerged not... more »
  • EBR Substitute Teacher fired for pulling student's hair at school Play Video

    April 25, 2016 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A substitute teacher in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System has been fired over allegations she pulled a child's hair after a confrontation while she was at work. The incident occurred last Thursday at Westdale Middle School. According to the girl's mom, Shonta Edwards,... more »
  • WBRZ viewers react to anchor John Mahaffey's passing

    April 22, 2016 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former WBRZ News 2 anchor John Mahaffey died overnight following a blood clot that happened after a Thursday surgery. Mahaffey led the WBRZ news team during the Golden Years of TV - from the 1970s until he retired in May 1999. He is remembered as being... more »
  • Former WBRZ anchor John Mahaffey dies Play Video

    April 22, 2016 9:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Veteran news anchor John Mahaffey died overnight. He was 77. Mahaffey is remembered as one of the most popular faces of television in Baton Rouge, leading the WBRZ news team during the Golden Years of TV – from the 1970s until he retired in May 1999.... more »
  • Owner of group home where one person died in December not licensed by state Play Video

    April 19, 2016 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The owner of a group home that went up in flames just before Christmas leaving one man dead and another victim injured was not licensed by the State Department of Health and Hospitals, according to a DHH spokeswoman. State guidelines require most group homes to get licenses... more »
  • Chef of the Month: SHUCKS! Redfish on the Half Shell Play Video

    April 13, 2016 10:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Our April chef of the month, SHUCKS!, will be cooking up delicious meals all month long in the 2une In kitchen. Chef Joey Faciane was back on Wednesday cooking some delicious redfish that's perfect for any occasion, whether it be a family dinner or a first date.... more »
  • Police on double murder investigation: All resources in play Play Video

    April 12, 2016 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crime scene investigators and detectives have worked double shifts, some groups logging nearly two-dozen hours, investigating a high-profile double-murder and shooting. Sunday, two Southern University students were killed and a third person was shot at the Cottages on Ben Hur. Soon after the shooting, police arrested... more »
  • New information: Burglary suspect shot by trooper was on crime spree, deputies say Play Video

    April 5, 2016 5:05 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies believe the man who was shot by an off-duty State Police detective over the weekend is responsible for seven car burglaries the night he was shot. All of them occurred near the Autumn Woods subdivision, according to detectives. The WBRZ Investigative Unit first reported... more »
  • Trial set for well known pastor accused of torching her own house Play Video

    March 31, 2016 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A well known pastor accused of burning her house down near Zachary will go to trial this summer. Bridget Steib's case has been pending in the 19th Judicial District Court for almost four years. Investigators say Steib and her sister were caught on her home's surveillance cameras... more »
  • Tornado watch in effect until 9 am

    March 31, 2016 6:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for most of the WBRZ viewing area until 9 a.m. Thursday. According to the NWS, the watch is in effect for the following parishes: East Baton Rouge East Feliciana Livingston Pointe Coupee St. Helena St. Tammany Tangipahoa Washington West... more »
  • State demands answers from water company over unhealthy amount of chemicals Play Video

    March 29, 2016 5:21 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- State health leaders had strong words today for People's Water in Donaldsonville. "We don't have a trust at this point," Dr. Jimmy Guidry said. "In order to build that trust they have to do their job, and we have to check and make sure they're doing their job." The... more »
  • Authorities wish they had DWI database when man was arrested twice in one night Play Video

    March 28, 2016 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Disturbing new details are emerged Monday about a man who was arrested for driving while intoxicated twice in one night. Jeffrey Blough was under the state Department of Corrections supervision when he caused two crashes in two different parishes last week, the WBRZ Investigative Unit learned. Blough's criminal... more »
  • March 28, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    March 28, 2016 7:24 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Fire breaks out at McDonald's on Florida Blvd. near N. Foster State officials clear Donaldsonville water for consumption Disaster food stamps available in Ascension Parish this week A quiet start to the week Updates all day, every day: FACEBOOK... more »
  • Programming: News 2 at 10p.m. will air on WBTR, rebroadcast later

    March 26, 2016 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Due to ABC’s broadcast of The 10 Commandments, WBRZ News 2 at 10 p.m. will broadcast live on WBTR Saturday night. Viewers can tune in to WBTR on channel 41.1, Cox cable channel 19 and 1019, AT&T channel 19 or Eatel channel 144. News... more »
  • Man arrested twice on same night for DWI Play Video

    March 25, 2016 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man with a troubled history of getting arrested for driving while intoxicated managed to get arrested twice in the same night for DWI recently. Investigators said this past weekend's arrests bring his total of DWI arrests up to 12. It's unclear how many of those resulted... more »
  • Plaintiffs' Attorney: Town of White Castle loses court battle over public records Play Video

    March 18, 2016 5:20 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Attorneys representing plaintiffs suing the Town of White Castle say the Town was dealt a big blow today, by an Iberville Parish Judge. Attorney Seth Dornier said a Judge ordered the Town to turn over the public records, pay the plaintiffs' attorney fees, and face a fine. Attorneys defending... more »
  • March 18, 2016 Morning News Pop Play Video

    March 18, 2016 7:24 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Who can apply? FEMA Disaster Assistance FAQs I-10 closure near Texas-Louisiana border causing problems for drivers Bicyclist dead after being struck by 18-wheeler Wet wrap to the week, still watching rivers Updates all day, every day: FACEBOOK | TWITTER more »
  • I-10 remains closed at the Louisiana-Texas state line

    March 16, 2016 8:03 AM

    LAKE CHARLES- Louisiana State Police say Interstate 10 is closed in both directions at the Texas state line. Sgt. Gary Smith with Troop D in Lake Charles says rising flood water from the Sabine River is covering the interstate Wednesday morning on the Texas side. Troopers say drivers should use... more »
  • Renewed questions emerge over Comite River Diversion Project

    March 14, 2016 5:19 PM

    ZACHARY- After a deluge of rain last week, renewed questions are emerging about the status of the Comite River Diversion Project. The project is supposed to keep tens of thousands of residents dry during high water events in our area. It has been in the works for decades. The... more »
  • Questions raised over Central Police detail outside city limits Play Video

    March 9, 2016 5:22 PM

    CENTRAL - Questions are being raised tonight about whether the Central Police Department violated state laws with an extra duty detail officers worked recently. The detail was outside the city limits, but Central's Police vehicles were used. Central Police Chief James Salsbury said the officers working the detail... more »
  • Devon Gales' road to recovery Play Video

    March 9, 2016 9:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Since suffering a serious spinal injury back in September, Southern University's Devon Gales has inspired people all over the world with his courage and positive attitude. He arrived back in Baton Rouge last weekend after spending the last six months at a rehab facility in Atlanta. Gales... more »
  • Cool Schools: Denham Springs Elementary Super Tuesday Play Video

    March 8, 2016 9:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Our Cool School this week is Denham Springs Elementary where a group of students got to spend Super Tuesday learning about the 2016 presidential race. The fun lesson was part of a nationwide vote from students around the country. A group of 12 fourth graders at the school... more »
  • Crisis Action Team to activate Tuesday due to flooding threat Play Video

    March 7, 2016 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness plans to activate the Crisis Action Team tomorrow as the threat of flooding looms over Louisiana. The team will be on standby to answer requests from parishes in need of assistance. "We are pretty much ready to... more »
  • Hundreds pay their final respects to Ronnie Edwards Play Video

    March 4, 2016 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of mourners turned out at the Living Faith Christian Center Friday afternoon to say their final goodbyes to State Representative Ronnie Edwards, who lost her two year battle with pancreatic cancer last week. She served as a Metro Councilwoman in Baton Rouge for six years... more »
  • Questions raised over investigation into shooting death of Addis Police officer's wife Play Video

    March 1, 2016 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It has been nearly a month since a beloved teacher was shot and killed by her husband in Addis. He's a reserve police officer, and no charges have been filed. Many of you have wanted to know why. Tonight, we're getting to the bottom of where... more »
  • Plaquemine teacher aide accused of sexually abusing teen Play Video

    February 29, 2016 4:39 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A teacher's aide in Plaquemine is in hot water tonight, accused of two counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. That employee also helped out with the band. When allegations surfaced he was fired. Erwin Marionneaux is accused of touching a 15-year-old and sending her inappropriate text... more »
  • Football star Jarvis Landry surveys damage in his hometown of Convent Play Video

    February 25, 2016 5:31 PM

    CONVENT - Former LSU Football star and current Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Jarvis Landry surveyed damaged in his hometown of Convent Thursday. The football player heard about the damage and knew he had to come home. A warm embrace and hugs helped people smile in the storm ravaged... more »
  • Residents in Convent credit their faith for saving their lives

    February 24, 2016 5:44 PM

    CONVENT - Residents in Convent spent their Wednesday picking up the pieces and trying to salvage items from their homes. It comes after a tornado swept through the area reducing homes to rubble in a matter of seconds. "I'm thankful," Wallace, a Convent resident said. "Thankful to be alive!"... more »
  • Stormy weather looms, get WBRZ weather information anywhere you are

    February 23, 2016 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - During severe weather, stay up-to-date with potentially hazardous situations even when you are not near a TV. In addition to heavy rain, let's also be prepared for a few severe storms this week. #LaWX #MsWX pic.twitter.com/OoI8V8W7RR — Josh Eachus WBRZ (@Josh_Eachus) March 7, 2016 ... more »
  • LSU Baseball is back! Play Video

    February 19, 2016 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baseball returned to the city Friday evening as LSU opened the baseball season at home in a match up with Cincinnati. Join @WBRZ at The Box tonight -- baseball weather is looking great all weekend. pic.twitter.com/KblJEIgikN — Patrick Shingleton (@Pat_Shingleton) February 19, 2016 ... more »

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