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Pay problem for Southern professors continues for summer session

Posted 12:34 PM 7/24/2021 by Chris Nakamoto and Erin McWilliams

BATON ROUGE- Three weeks after the WBRZ Investigative Unit exposed at least a handful of professors had not been paid for their work teaching summer school at Southern (More)


Person killed in reported tubing accident on Amite River

Posted 9:47 PM 7/24/2021 by WBRZ Staff

DENHAM SPRINGS - One person is dead after a drowning at Tiki Tubing on Saturday morning.

Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said the incident happened around 11 a.m. when 52-year-old Elson Johnson Jr. got out of (More)


Plaquemine clinic provides vaccines and school supplies for students

Posted 7:59 PM 7/23/2021 by WBRZ Staff

PLAQUEMINE - In an effort to get more kids in Plaquemine vaccinated, Care South Medical Clinic provided shots and school supplies at its annual back to school giveaway bash.

Students and parents are preparing for a school year just as the pandemic is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases. Care (More)


School officials still weighing masks, other restrictions as virus cases surge in Louisiana

Posted 11:02 AM 7/23/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - School districts in the capital area are still deciding what classes will look like when students return this fall as coronavirus cases are again spiking across the state. 

On Thursday, the Ascension, East Baton Rouge and Livingston school systems all told WBRZ there (More)

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