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  • 2012 measure approved by congress to blame for flood insurance hikes Play Video

    September 19, 2016 5:32 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Following one man's flood insurance rate hike, WBRZ's Chris Nakamoto went digging for answers and finally have them to explain what happened. Billy Hames' flood premium went up hundreds of dollars after his Denham Springs home flooded. He filed a claim after losing everything, but he wanted... more »
  • Mayor Kip Holden out of country, in Taiwan

    September 8, 2016 8:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Mayor Kip Holden is in Taiwan, the WBRZ investigate Unit has learned from multiple sources. Questions about Holden's attention to recent disasters and tragedies has been discussed among people close to city government since July. Just this week, Metro Council members expressed frustrations with him being absent from... 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 »
  • Breakfast with 2une In: Capital Chef's Showcase Play Video

    August 28, 2015 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Capital Chef's Showcase has delicious food for a great cause. The showcase is Cancer Services' signature fundraising event and will feature some of the finest restaurants in Baton Rouge. The Capital Chef's Showcase has been going on for more than 30 years in the Baton Rouge area.... more »
  • Accident blocks 1 lane of I-10 West at Dalrymple

    August 14, 2015 7:18 AM

    UPDATE: All lanes are now open (6: 26 am) -------------------- BATON ROUGE- Some drivers are looking for another way to work this morning. One lane is blocked on I-10 West at Dalrymple due to an accident. Traffic is still passing through the center and left lanes,... more »
  • Lawmakers want jail time for illegal daycares Play Video

    August 3, 2015 7:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some state lawmakers want individuals operating illegal daycares to face jail time. Currently a daycare operating without a state license can be fined $1000 a day, but there are no criminal penalties on the books for the offenders. The issue came to a head in June when... more »
  • Brett Buffington - Multimedia journalist

    June 4, 2015 6:09 PM

    Brett Buffington is a multimedia journalist and investigative reporter for Channel 2. He joined the WBRZ team in April of 2015. Brett grew up in Thomson, Georgia where he attended Thomson High School. Upon graduating Thomson High School in 2006, Brett began his career in TV at the local... more »
  • Louisiana Digital Media Archive chronicles state history

    January 20, 2015 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LPB and the Secretary of State's Office officially launched a new project squarely aimed at giving the general public an intimate look at Louisiana history through archived video of historic state events, places and cultures. The newly launched Louisiana Digital Media Archive is the culmination of... more »
  • Mark Armstrong - Multimedia Reporter

    January 13, 2015 12:28 PM

    Mark Armstrong is a multi-media journalist for News 2 Louisiana. He joined the team in January of 2015. Mark conducts interviews, as well as shoots and edits his own video. He also supplies images of breaking news for the website and generates fresh story ideas daily. Before coming to WBRZ,... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Some candidates election qualification questioned Play Video

    September 2, 2014 5:49 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Questions are being raised over the qualifying process for candidates running in the November election. The WBRZ Investigative Unit uncovered some didn't meet guidelines to qualify. Currently, the Secretary of State is reviewing 53 challenges where a candidate is accused of falsely qualifying. The deadline to contest... more »
  • Central Public Schools cancel class Tuesday due to cold

    January 5, 2014 7:12 PM

    CENTRAL- Central Public School Superintendent Michael Faulk announced Sunday night, school will be cancelled on Tuesday 1/7/14 for students due to the frigid temperatures expected in the area Tuesday morning. This school cancellation does not apply to teachers or other school personnel at this point. "Teachers and other... more »
  • Mega Millions jackpot grows to $550 million

    December 14, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The excitement continues to build as no single ticket matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing. As a result, the current estimated jackpot for the Tuesday, Dec. 17 draw is $550 million. At that level, it will be the... more »
  • Photo released of LSU gameday rape suspect Play Video

    December 9, 2013 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU Police released a photo of the man wanted for the alleged rape of a 21-year old woman during the LSU and Texas A&M game. Investigators said the rape occurred in a portable toilet between Francioni Hall and the Food Science Building. When the victim reported the... more »
  • Does It Really Work, Grout Bully Play Video

    November 15, 2013 7:35 AM

    Whitney Vann puts Grout Bully to the test to find out if it cleans out your grout or just cover it up. more »
  • Organizers gear up for "Stuff the Bus" Play Video

    July 16, 2013 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Organizers are ready to stuff school buses with donated school supplies. WBRZ has teamed up with Office Depot and Raising Cane's to collect donated school supplies. You can help by donating anything from scissors, notebooks, crayons and paper at the Office Depot on College Drive... more »
  • Life Begins @ 50 Expo this weekend

    April 16, 2013 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ Channel 2 and The Advocate present the "Life Begins @ 50" EXPO on Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center. You'll see the latest products available and get answers to your questions for the 50-plus market and... more »
  • News 2 Investigates: Suspect released twice before on murder charges Play Video

    January 22, 2013 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A News 2 investigation uncovered that a man dubbed as a "ZIP Code Thug" by Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley was released from jail two times on previous murder and attempted murder charges. Court documents News 2 obtained on Calvin "Dirt" Williams show he was arrested in... more »
  • 2 dead after helicopter crashes in London

    January 16, 2013 6:49 AM

    LONDON - Police say two people were killed when a helicopter crashed during rush hour in central London after apparently hitting a construction crane on top of a building. The helicopter crashed just south of the River Thames near the Underground and mainline train station at Vauxhall, and the... more »

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