February 27, 2015 7:23 AM
BATON ROUGE - Tragedy often unearths things inside us we never knew existed. One woman discovered her inner talents despite nearly losing everything.
Donna Bell is a quadriplegic. She was paralyzed from the neck down in a car crash 35 years ago. She was bored, dependent and frustrated until... more »
February 20, 2015 7:06 AM
BATON ROUGE - Kayak fishing is a growing sport in south Louisiana. Some credit it's growing possibility to four LSU graduates who launched a new company and their dreams at the same time.
"I got my first kayak when I was a sophomore," Corey Coghlan explains. "That's when I... more »
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 »
February 6, 2015 7:29 AM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana is known as Sportsman's Paradise, but it's also a paradise for our feathered friends. The bird population is rich here, but it's now in decline. In this Weekends with Whitney preview, News 2's Whitney Vann shows you how you can help reverse the alarming trend .... more »
January 30, 2015 6:54 AM
BATON ROUGE - The open floor plans, synthetic materials and plush furniture in modern homes can turn a house fire into a raging inferno faster than ever.
The fast-moving flames deplete the oxygen-supply, replacing it with a deadly black smoke and poisonous gases that can kill you in minutes.... more »
January 16, 2015 7:43 AM
BATON ROUGE - More than 100 people are kicking off their New Year living downtown in Baton Rouge's Central Business District. In this Weekends with Whitney preview, News 2's Whitney Vann gives you a look at new, affordable apartments.
Rent starts around $800/month at the new apartments on 3rd... more »
December 19, 2014 1:13 PM
BATON ROUGE - The ride-sharing company Über has been operating in Baton Rouge for nearly six months, and is becoming more popular during the holiday season. News 2's Whitney Vann put it to the test to see if it really delivers. Click on the video like to see how long... more »
November 21, 2014 6:26 AM
LEEVILLE - Along the Louisiana coast, the once-thriving fishing town of Leeville is sinking.
Leeville boasts some of the best fishing in the state inshore among the marshes, but coastal erosion has left nearly two-thirds of it underwater. One woman is trying to save what is left.
"Everyone... more »
November 20, 2014 6:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU has named it 2015 Alumnus of the Year.
Newton Thomas received the honor early this week. He graduated from LSU with a degree in electrical engineering in 1967. Sixteen years later, he founded the Newtron Group, which became the 15th largest electrical contractor in the... more »
November 14, 2014 6:40 AM
GRAND ISLE - You may never have to eat another small, thin oysters during the summer thanks to science.
State of the art oyster harvesting is underway at the Louisiana Gulf Coast Research and Demonstration farm. The effort is lead by Dr. John Supan, Director of LSU's Sea Grant... more »
August 1, 2014 11:36 AM
BATON ROUGE - 2une In's Whitney Vann joined the Playmakers of Baton Rouge Friday morning to talk about their upcoming children's production of Alice in Wonderland.
The show will run August 15-24 at the Reilly Theatre on LSU's campus. All tickets are $12 and available at the Playmakers website.... more »
July 21, 2014 8:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - The 20th annual Casas for CASA playhouse fundraiser gets underway this weekend in Baton Rouge.
This year's playhouse will be on display at the Mall of Louisiana from July 26th to August 17th. You can buy at $5.00 raffle ticket for a chance to win the... more »
July 21, 2014 7:53 AM
BATON ROUGE - Someone is targeting people in Baton Rouge, stealing thousands of dollars by claiming to be the IRS even though tax season ended months ago.
The Better Business Bureau has gotten fifty calls in the past week from people reporting scammers who say they owe money to... more »
July 18, 2014 6:42 AM
BATON ROUGE - In this Outdoors Report, News Two's John Jackson teaches you how to land the big one offshore.
This time of year, tempting a group of feeding yellow fin is fairly simple. Golden rule is to match the hatch. That means fish with what the fish are... more »
July 15, 2014 7:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - The World Changers are in Baton Rouge this week to fix up the homes of the needy and elderly. Mayor Kip Holden is holding a press conference this morning at 10:00 a.m. to introduce the student volunteers to the community.
World Changers is faith-based group that... more »
July 11, 2014 9:26 AM
BATON ROUGE - Former LSU Tiger and current Indianapolis Colt Ricky Jean Francois joined Whitney Vann on 2une In this morning to talk about his Back 2 School Celebration.
The celebration is this Sunday, July 13th at Noon at Bayou Goula Park.
He was joined on set by... more »
May 21, 2014 8:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - There are a lot of tools out there to help you get in shape for the summer. Thanks to new technology, it has never been easier. Whitney Vann puts one of the most popular fitness trackers to the test and finds out, Does it Really Work? more »
May 14, 2014 8:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - Memorial Day festivities are just around the corner. If you are looking for a new way to impress your guests or to get the kids involved in preparation, Pop Chef can help.
Its makers claim it can take ordinary fruits and vegetables and turn them into... more »
May 7, 2014 10:25 AM
BATON ROUGE - Many people will hit the beach and pool in a couple of weeks for Memorial Day. You will likely take your cell phone along with you to take pictures and stay connected.
The last thing you want is for that phone to take a dip and... more »
April 30, 2014 10:04 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Bath Stone Cleaning Block claims to remove soap scum from your shower, but Does it Really Work? Whitney Vann put it to the test this morning on 2une In.
Whitney also put some other alternatives to the test, including WD-40, Coke and a Magic Eraser.... more »
April 24, 2014 9:13 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Drug Enforcement Administration, local law enforcement and Blue Cross/ Blue Shield will join together this weekend for the eighth annual Drug Take Back Day. Zachary Police Chief David McDavid and Robin Mayhall from BCBS joined Whitney Vann on 2une In Thursday to talk about how you... more »
April 18, 2014 7:21 AM
BATON ROUGE - Whitney Vann's rat problems have been well documented. She called in John Jackson to help her get to the bottom of the issue in this week's special Outdoors Report.
Check out the video to see what they found. more »
April 4, 2014 12:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - What would you do if you found a rat in your home?
If you're 2une In anchor Whitney Vann, you call a friend with a shop vacuum.
Whitney told the story today on 2une In about what she did to de-rat her home recently. Watch... more »
February 5, 2014 7:16 AM
Potato Express claims to microwave 4 potatoes in 4 minutes to perfection. Whitney Vann puts it to the test to find out if it really works. more »
December 16, 2013 9:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Marathon founder and Course Director Craig Sweeney, joined Whitney on 2une-In to talk about the festivities on January 17th-19th.
This is the third year for the Louisiana Marathon. Four races take place over the course of the weekend: the Marathon, Half-Marathon, the 5K and the... more »
November 29, 2013 8:49 AM
Find Out How To Keep Your Live Christmas Tree Fresh Through Christmas. more »
November 20, 2013 7:38 AM
Wipe New claims to restore and renew your car interior and exterior with one simple swipe. Whitney Vann puts it to the test to find out, Does It Really Work. more »
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 »
November 6, 2013 7:35 AM
Whitney Vann puts the Air Curler to the test to find out Does It Really Work. more »
September 19, 2013 8:35 AM
Dave Nussbaum puts on High Heels for the Hunks In Heels fundraiser for STAR. Watch as Leonard Augustus teaches him to walk in high heels. more »
September 19, 2013 8:20 AM
Dave Nussbaum talks about starring in tonight's Hunks In Heels fundraiser for STAR, Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response Center. more »
August 28, 2013 8:17 AM
Professional Organizer Anita English shows us step by step with 2une In anchor Whitney Vann how to organize your closet to save you time, energy and aggravation.
For more tips on organizing your closet or any other space in your house visit Anita's website at www.organizebr.com
August 27, 2013 10:47 AM
BATON ROUGE - Professional organizer Anita English joined us today on 2une In to show how you can get up to 40 percent more space out of your closet.
She showed several easy, professional tools and ideas to help people get organized.
According to English, we waste one... more »
August 13, 2013 8:46 AM
Dr. Z tell us about Demodex and the mites that live in our facial hair follicles with ugly consequences. more »
August 13, 2013 8:05 AM
Organizing Tips & Tools for the new school year with expert Anita English. more »
August 13, 2013 7:58 AM
Organizing Tips & Tools for the new school year with expert Anita English. more »
May 22, 2013 7:25 AM
Whitney Vann puts Solar Charger to the test to find out if it really charges your cell phone with the power of the sun. more »
May 15, 2013 7:39 AM
Whitney Vann put the Samurai Pro to the test to find out Does It Really Work. Will it sharpen your knives or just jab you in the wallet? more »
May 1, 2013 7:44 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Pocket Hose claims to offer a full-length hose that can shrink down to fit in your pocket.
But does it really work?
Whitney put the pocket hose to the test and brings you the results on 2une In. Be sure to watch for her... more »
February 27, 2013 8:03 AM
Whitney Vann puts Strutz to the test to find out, Does It Really Work? Can it give your aching feet instant relief? more »
February 20, 2013 8:10 AM
Lint Lizard promises to remove years of lint build up in your clothes dryer making it run better, faster, and safer. But does it really work? more »
February 13, 2013 8:24 AM
Jump Up claims to jumpstart your car without ever leaving the driver's seat. But Does It Really Work? Whitney Vann puts it to the test. more »
February 10, 2013 10:26 AM
BATON ROUGE - For Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade-goers, it's a time to let loose, have fun and enjoy carnival season.
News Two's own Whitney Vann lead the way as queen of Spanish Town this year.
"Today I've met people from Atlanta, Mississippi, Tennessee and Virginia just for... more »
February 6, 2013 8:09 AM
Stretch Genie claims you can say goodbye to painful, tight-fitting shoes with their product. WBRZ's Whitney Vann puts it to the test to find out if Stretch Genie really works. more »
November 21, 2012 7:49 AM
Go Away Gray, Does It Really Work more »
November 7, 2012 9:02 AM
Magic Mesh promises to be an instant screen door to keep the bugs out. Whitney Vann finds out does it really work. more »
October 26, 2012 9:43 AM
Meanwhile Back at Cafe Du Monde Coffee Table Book Debuts at Hollydays with author Peggy Sweeney and Chef Don Bergeron. more »
September 25, 2012 8:16 AM
The new iPhone 5 is reviewed by tech expert Conrad Green, owner of myPhoneMD. more »
July 30, 2012 10:38 AM
BATON ROUGE - WBRZ thinks you deserve some pampering. We're sending one lucky winner each month to the spa for a day of relaxation with our very own Whitney Vann.
The winner, chosen on the fourth Tuesday of each month, will receive a deluxe spa package which includes a... more »
July 19, 2012 8:18 AM
Bella Bowman was only 8-years-old when she died of a brain tumor recently, but her memory lives on through the Bella Bowman Foundation which funds pediatric brain research. A fundraiser will be held Saturday, July 21st from 10am-4pm at Fabriella Rothschild on Highland Road. Your donation of $40 buys you... more »
June 29, 2012 9:32 AM
The 7th Annual Best of 225 Magazine is out, and WBRZ-TV News Anchor, Whitney Vann, was voted Best News Personality. It was a trifecta of sorts for Channel 2 with Pat Shingleton and Sylvia Weatherspoon coming in second and third places. The new issue was unveiled at the Magazine's Hot... more »
June 12, 2012 9:09 AM
Whitney Vann & family head West to travel the Grand Canyon along the Colorado River with the River Runners. more »
May 23, 2012 7:47 AM
Whitney Vann puts Slushy Magic to the test to find out if it really works. more »
May 16, 2012 8:02 AM
Whitney Vann finds out if Dream Look Instant Eye Lift really works to banish your droopy eye lids. more »
May 9, 2012 7:44 AM
We put Gray Away Root Concealer to the test to find out if it really works to cover your gray hair. more »
May 2, 2012 8:31 AM
BATON ROUGE - One in three adult americans has high blood pressure, putting 65 million people in danger of stroke, aneurysms, and heart attacks.
Checking your blood pressure daily is the best way to keep this risk in check, which is why iHealth Labs Inc, designed their Blood Pressure... more »
February 15, 2012 9:44 AM
The Slice-O-Matic claims to cut your prep time in half.
2une In's Whitney Vann put it to the test to find out Does It Really Work . more »
February 15, 2012 9:28 AM
Whitney Vann puts the Pet Hair Magnet to the test to find out Does It Really Work. David Duggins and his dog, Buddy, are our testers. more »
November 24, 2011 8:42 AM
A peek inside Mignon Faget's 40 years of design. more »
November 23, 2011 7:45 AM
Find out if Eggies really work as Whitney Vann puts it to the test with Jill Burks. more »
November 16, 2011 7:57 AM
Whitney Vann finds out if Fast Brite really works to clear up your cloudy, foggy, hazy headlights. more »
November 9, 2011 8:14 AM
Whitney Vann puts Gyro Bowl to the test to find out, Does It Really Work. more »
July 13, 2011 7:39 AM
Find out if Shellac Nail Polish really stays on up to two weeks without chipping or fading. more »
July 12, 2011 8:07 AM
Local Celebrities put on their aprons and served up food, fun, and good work at WalkOn's to raise money for the Child Advocacy Center which helps abused children. more »
May 18, 2011 7:57 AM
Whitney Vann puts RoboStir to the test to find out Does It Really Work. more »
May 11, 2011 7:55 AM
The Magic Jack claims it can save you hundreds of dollars a year on your telephone bill.
Whitney Vann puts it to the test to see if it really works. more »
March 3, 2011 8:09 AM
Whitney Vann takes you behind the scenes of a real stunt school. L.A. Stunts moved their entire operation to Baton Rouge recently because of the booming movie biz. Watch how stunts are really done and see if Whitney can take on the challenge of jumping off what would be a... more »
February 24, 2011 7:58 AM
Find out if Style Snaps really can change or mend your hem in seconds. Whitney Vann puts it to the test with mom, Stacey Moore, and her three children. more »
February 17, 2011 7:55 AM
We put IRenew bracelet to the test to find out Does It Really Work. We hit the gym and had two personal trainers and their clients test it. Mitch Hollier and Clark Eaton show Whitney Vann how their experiments turned out. more »
February 10, 2011 8:16 AM
WBRZ's Whitney Vann put the Belly Burner to the test.
The Belly Burner claims to speed up the weight loss process by burning calories and melting away belly fat fast.
So, does it really work? more »
February 3, 2011 8:47 AM
WBRZ's Whitney Vann finds out if the Pasta Boat can serve up perfect pasta every time without the haddle. Barbara Means puts it to the test with us. more »
November 11, 2010 8:23 AM
Find out if Slap Chop can take the chore out of chopping. Whitney Vann and Tanya Dillion put it to the test. more »
November 4, 2010 8:18 AM
One of the latest trends in home appliances these days is washers and dryers that use the power of steam to get your clothes cleaner, softer, fluffier and with fewer wrinkles. News 2's Whitney Vann put Mr. Steamy to the test. Jay Basist used it on his towels and laundry.... more »
October 29, 2010 9:57 AM
The Bark Off promises to stop annoying barking by your beloved family dog. News 2's Whitney Vann tested the device on her dog Bisous. After turning the device on, the dog doesn't bark, but he started trembling. Then testing Bark Off on larger dogs, and it worked the same, but... more »
August 27, 2010 6:43 AM
Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast five years ago on August 29th, 2005. Earlier this week News 2's Whitney Vann sat down Senator Mary Landrieu and asked her how we've come, and how far we have to go. more »
July 8, 2010 7:42 AM
Whitney Vann and cookbook queen Holly Clegg put Yoshi Blade to the test. Can this ceramic knife really cut through the competition? more »
May 20, 2010 7:58 AM
Whitney Vann finds out if Steam Buddy really works. Will it take the wrinkles out of your clothes or just leave you steaming? more »
May 13, 2010 8:00 AM
Can Eurosealer keep your food fresher, longer? Whitney Vann puts it to the test with Cookbook Queen Holly Clegg. more »
May 6, 2010 7:54 AM
Can Handy Groomer cut the bathing time for your pet in half? Whitney Vann finds out Does It Really Work? more »
April 29, 2010 8:31 AM
Put your dance shoes on and get ready to cheer for Dave Nussbaum at Dancing with the Stars Baton Rouge! Gay Mack and Paula Pennington de la Bretonne sat down with Whitney Vann and explained how the money raised helps Big Buddy. Dancing with the Stars Baton Rouge Saturday, May... more »
April 29, 2010 7:38 AM
Whitney Vann finds out if Shake Weight really works. Can it tone your arms and shoulders in 6 minutes a day as promised? Brad Franklin and Cheryl Stroy put it to the test. more »
February 25, 2010 7:59 AM
Whitney Vann finds out if Touch N Brush really works.
Can it keep your counters clean and your sink free of goopy toothpaste? more »
February 18, 2010 7:55 AM
Whitney Vann puts Bottle Tops to the test. Bottle Tops claims to keep the fizz from fizzling in your soda. It also claims to prevent messy spills. Can Bottle Tops contain the carbonation and the liquid or does it just fizzle out? Find out in this Does It Really Work. more »
February 4, 2010 12:56 PM
With the humidity of South Louisiana, many of us have doors that swell in the summer and shrink in the winter, often causing big gaps and lots of drafts.
A new product promises to instantly fill those gaps and keep your money from flying out the door.
But... more »