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  • Delgado's downtown bars six months behind on taxes Play Video

    August 23, 2018 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former metro councilman and downtown bar owner owes EBR City-Parish about $15,000 in back taxes. John Delgado is a part owner of Huey's and 1913, both located on Third Street. Delgado said both bars are six months behind on their taxes. "When things get... more »
  • Baton Rouge nightclub under federal and state investigation Play Video

    May 24, 2018 11:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Revolution Latin Club off Florida Boulevard and Airline Highway is under criminal investigation involving federal, state and local agencies, said a city prosecutor Thursday night. The revelation came at an East Baton Rouge Alcohol Beverage Control Board meeting where the members revoked the club's liquor permit.... more »
  • Five ABC board members in Baton Rouge violated attendance policy Play Video

    May 10, 2018 12:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - More than half of the Alcohol Beverage Control board members for East Baton Rouge Parish were replaced Wednesday night because they violated the board's attendance policy. Five of the nine members had not attended at least 75 percent of the meetings in 2017 as is required. ... more »
  • Child dies from flu after family refuses vaccination

    February 14, 2018 8:06 AM

    A family in Indiana that decided not to vaccinate their 3-year-old daughter is now haunted by decision, wondering if a flu shot could have saved her life. Alivia Viellieux, of Muncie, Indiana, died Monday morning just days after being diagnosed. The little girl's grandmother, Tameka Steller, said the family... more »
  • Mario Batali kicked off ABC amid misconduct allegations

    December 15, 2017 10:28 AM

    NEW YORK- Celebrity chef Mario Batali has been kicked off ABC's "The Chew" amid allegations from several women that he touched them inappropriately. ABC said that while it was not aware of any inappropriate behavior involving him and the show, the network says "we are committed to a safe... more »
  • Oklahoma woman who married mother pleads guilty to incest

    November 10, 2017 11:29 AM

    A 26-year-old Oklahoma woman who married her biological mother has pleaded guilty to incest. ABC News reports court records show Misty Spann pleaded guilty Tuesday in Stephens County District Court. Under the deal, she was sentenced to 10 years of probation. Her mother, 44-year-old Patricia Spann, has pleaded... more »
  • Killer clown suspect's husband insists she's 'falsely accused' of shooting his 1st wife

    October 19, 2017 3:21 PM

    The husband of Sheila Keen Warren, who's accused of dressing up as a clown and killing his first wife nearly three decades ago, insists his second wife is "falsely accused." In an ABC News "20/20" interview husband Michael Warren said, "This is very serious and very unfair.” Marlene... more »
  • WBRZ to broadcast rare LSU Sunday night season opener in 2018

    September 26, 2017 11:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE – WBRZ will show LSU Football's 2018 season opener. LSU will face Miami in a rare Sunday night game on September 2 at 6:30 p.m. The game was originally scheduled for Saturday, September 1, but moved back a day as part of a five-day college kickoff weekend... more »
  • Programming Note: WBRZ News 2 at 6 will air on 2.2, ABC to rejoin following football

    September 9, 2017 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ News 2 at 6 will air on antenna channel 2.2 due to Florida State vs Wake Forest. ABC will rejoin WBRZ at the conclusion of the game. You can also watch the news on WBRZ2 Channel 11 or live on our website by clicking... more »
  • Harvey's death toll climbs to seven in Texas amid 'epic and catastrophic' flooding

    August 29, 2017 9:15 AM

    HOUSTON- The death toll has climbed to seven in Texas amid the "epic and catastrophic" flooding left behind in the southeast part of the state from Hurricane Harvey. On Monday evening, Houston's Mayor Sylvester Turner confirmed three deaths in Houston. Four other storm-related deaths occurred in La Marque,... more »
  • Ryan Seacrest returns to host 'American Idol' on ABC

    July 20, 2017 2:02 PM

    Ryan Seacrest is confirmed to return as the host of the iconic music competition series, "American Idol." He announced his return on Thursday on "Live with Kelly and Ryan." Seacrest had a long run with the series serving as host for the franchise since it started... more »
  • 'Dr Phil' to air interview with Aaron Hernandez's fiancee

    May 15, 2017 9:09 AM

    BOSTON - The fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez is speaking out publicly for the first time. A two-part interview with Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez is scheduled to air on the "Dr. Phil " show on Monday and Tuesday. In excerpts already released, Jenkins-Hernandez tells host Dr. Phillip McGraw that she... more »
  • Aaron Hernandez's fiancee to speak on 'Dr. Phil' show

    May 11, 2017 7:59 AM

    BOSTON - The fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez says she thought his suicide was a hoax. Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez says in an interview on "Dr. Phil" scheduled to air next week that she thought "some cruel person" was playing a trick on her when she heard Hernandez hanged himself... more »
  • Jimmy Kimmel tearfully recounts newborn son's heart surgery

    May 2, 2017 7:56 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Jimmy Kimmel says his newborn son is home and doing great after open-heart surgery. A tearful Kimmel turned his show's monologue Monday into an emotional recounting of the crisis with what Kimmel called a "happy ending." William John Kimmel, nicknamed Billy, was born 10 days ago with... more »
  • Ryan Seacrest joins Kelly Ripa on 'Live'

    May 1, 2017 11:05 AM

    NEW YORK - Ryan Seacrest is becoming a regular on morning television, adding his name to Kelly Ripa's on the chat show "Live with Kelly." He was announced on Monday, a year after Michael Strahan exited the show for "Good Morning America." The way Strahan's departure was handled so annoyed... more »
  • ABC's Diane Sawyer to interview Caitlyn Jenner again

    March 22, 2017 11:46 AM

    NEW YORK - ABC News' Diane Sawyer is reprising her interview with Caitlyn Jenner, with the former Olympic gold medalist slated to talk about her first couple of years of life as a woman. The former Bruce Jenner spoke to Sawyer in a 2015 special that reached 17.1 million viewers... more »
  • The Blaze's Tomi Lahren off-air after backing abortion right

    March 21, 2017 10:21 AM

    NEW YORK - Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren was absent from the air of Glenn Beck's The Blaze days after declaring her support for abortion rights. During an appearance on ABC's "The View" on Friday, Lahren explained that she was for abortion because as a proponent of limited government, it would... more »
  • 'Moonlight' wins best picture after wrong winner mistakenly announced at Oscars

    February 27, 2017 12:41 AM

    The coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" is the winner of the best picture Academy Award. The film won after the end of the awards ceremony was plunged into chaos after "La La Land" was mistakenly announced as the best picture winner. BREAKING UPDATE: Following incorrect announcement, 'Moonlight' has won 'Best... more »
  • ABC and People teaming up for documentary on Princess Diana

    February 13, 2017 4:32 PM

    NEW YORK - Princess Diana will be the subject of a four-hour documentary mini-series airing on ABC this August. A joint project of ABC and People magazine, the program, to be aired over two nights, will include what the producers say will be in-depth conversations with those who knew her... more »
  • Mariah Carey bungles her Times Square show, stops singing

    January 1, 2017 3:20 PM

    NEW YORK - Mariah Carey has ushered in 2017 with a botched performance on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" on ABC. The singer appeared to have technical difficulties during her live performance Saturday night in Times Square. She even stopped singing her song "Emotions," paced the... more »
  • Jimmy Kimmel to host Academy Awards

    December 5, 2016 1:26 PM

    NEW YORK - Jimmy Kimmel will host the 89th Academy Awards this year. Kimmel will be hosting the show for the first time, the Academy of Motion Pictures said Monday. In September, he hosted the Emmy Awards for the second time. The selection of Kimmel gives ABC, home of the... more »
  • ABC Sources: 5 People In Custody In Connection With NY Bombing

    September 18, 2016 11:18 PM

    NEW YORK - Five people were taken into custody Sunday night in connection with Saturday's explosion in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, following a traffic stop conducted by the FBI and NYPD on the Verrazano–Narrows Bridge, which connects the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island , sources tell ABC... more »
  • Cameron Sterling addresses President at town hall on race Play Video

    July 14, 2016 11:14 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The 15-year-old son of a man who was shot and killed by police in Baton Rouge last week attended a town hall hosted by ABC and addressed the president directly. "I ask that you keep all of these families and my family safe," Cameron Sterling told... 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 »
  • Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise - Streaming Available

    September 25, 2015 11:38 AM

    Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise is a live one-hour weekly after-show for last summer's #1 new unscripted series, Bachelor in Paradise. Chris Harrison and co-host Jenny Mollen will discuss and dissect the most recent episodes of Bachelor in Paradise, alongside cast members and celebrity fans. Together they'll present questions and... more »
  • The Goldbergs - Wednesdays @ 7:30 p.m.

    September 24, 2015 6:47 PM

    Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the crazy. The Goldbergs are a loving family... more »
  • Fresh Off the Boat - Tuesdays @ 7:30 p.m.

    September 24, 2015 6:43 PM

    It’s the '90s and 12-year-old, hip-hop loving Eddie just moved to suburban Orlando from DC’s Chinatown with his parents in Fresh Off the Boat . It’s culture shock for his immigrant family in this comedy about pursuing the American Dream. >>Website more »
  • Dr. Ken - Fridays at 7:30 p.m.

    September 24, 2015 6:36 PM

    Doctor turned actor/comedian Ken Jeong plays Dr. Ken , a brilliant physician with no bedside manner. He is always trying to be a good doctor, as well as a good husband and dad to his two kids. Luckily, his therapist wife Allison is just the right partner to keep things... more »
  • Dancing with the Stars - Mondays @ 7 p.m.

    September 24, 2015 6:33 PM

    It's brand new season of salsas, sambas and spray-tans as Dancing with the Stars with an all-new cast vying for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy! Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews guide us through this exciting new season along with your favorite judges. Of course, it's still all about the fans who... more »
  • Blood And Oil - Sundays @ 8 p.m.

    September 24, 2015 6:29 PM

    In Blood And Oil , Billy and Cody Lefever dream of a new life and move to "The Bakken" in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They’re soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon who forces them to put everything on the line, including their marriage.... more »
  • Blackish - Wednesdays @ 8:30 p.m.

    September 24, 2015 6:25 PM

    Andre 'Dre' Johnson has a great job, a beautiful wife, Rainbow, four kids, and a colonial home in the 'burbs. But has success brought too much assimilation for this black family? Blackish stars Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown, Marsai Martin and Laurence Fishburne... more »
  • Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies of natural causes

    August 10, 2015 12:19 AM

    NEW YORK - Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford has died. He was 84. In a statement released by NBC News on Sunday, his family said Gifford died suddenly at his Connecticut home of natural causes that morning. A versatile star on both offense and defense in an era... more »
  • Gubernatorial candidates clash over film tax credit law

    June 23, 2015 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - New legislation imposing a cap on film tax credit payouts in Louisiana caused a political uproar after Governor Bobby Jindal signed it Friday, and is drawing in candidates for the state's next governor. Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne and Senator David Vitter, the top Republicans vying for... more »
  • BattleBots - Clips Available

    June 23, 2015 11:33 AM

    BattleBots promises to wow viewers with next generation robots—bigger, faster and stronger than ever before. The show will focus on the design and build of each robot, the bot builder backstories, their intense pursuit of the championship and the spectacle of the event. >>Website more »
  • Dardenne says Disney, ABC halt new La. projects over tax credit law

    June 22, 2015 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne said that a moratorium has been put in place at Disney and ABC on new film projects in Louisiana because of changes to the state's film tax credit program. Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation Friday that caps payouts from the state at... more »
  • Modern Family - Wednesdays @ 8 p.m.

    June 11, 2015 5:49 PM

    Critically lauded for revitalizing the television sitcom, "Modern Family" is also quickly cementing itself as a culturally defining series. The recipient of four consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Television Series, "Modern Family" returns to the ABC Television Network for its... more »
  • Nashville - Wednesdays @ 9 p.m.

    June 11, 2015 5:42 PM

    Nashville , the critically acclaimed drama series, returns for a third season. In the season two finale, Rayna was left at a crossroads with marriage proposals from both Luke, her superstar boyfriend, and Deacon, her first love and the father of her oldest child. Whom will she choose? And how... more »
  • NY Med - Streaming Available

    June 11, 2015 5:34 PM

    NY Med airs this summer after nearly two years of production with a fresh edition of the multi award-winning series. Expanding their scope, the producers offer a riveting tale of two cities. Each episode in this eight-part series toggles between the renowned surgeons of Manhattan's New York Presbyterian Hospital and... more »
  • Once Upon A Time - Sundays @ 7 p.m.

    June 11, 2015 5:30 PM

    Once Upon a Time welcomes viewers to Storybrooke, Maine, a small town that probably won't show up on your GPS, but it's a magical place to visit. Reality and myth merged after Emma broke Regina's curse, which had deprived the fairy tale characters of their memories and trapped them in... more »
  • Actress Raven-Symone named co-panelist of ABC's 'The View'

    June 10, 2015 2:10 PM

    NEW YORK - Raven-Symone is now officially a co-host of ABC's "The View." After 37 appearances as guest co-host on the weekday talk show, she joins the panel alongside moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Nicolle Wallace and Rosie Perez effective immediately. Her co-panelists made the announcement on Wednesday's edition. She... more »
  • Revenge - Streaming Available

    June 10, 2015 1:49 PM

    In Revenge , when Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) arrived in the Hamptons, she appeared to be nothing more than the friendly, sophisticated "girl next door." But Emily is more than what she seems. When she was a child, her father was framed then murdered by the people he trusted most,... more »
  • Scandal - Thursdays @ 8 p.m.

    June 10, 2015 1:40 PM

    In the world of Scandal , everyone has secrets...and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation's elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope's team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for... more »
  • The Chew - Weekdays at Noon

    June 10, 2015 1:08 PM

    The Chew celebrates and explores life through food, ABC Daytime's lifestyle series. The innovative and groundbreaking daytime program co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle and entertaining. The Chew serves up everything food -- from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays... more »
  • World News with David Muir - Weeknights @ 5:30 p.m.

    June 9, 2015 6:12 PM

    ABC World News Tonight with anchor David Muir is the ABC News division's flagship nightly broadcast. World News looks into the big issues every single day to provide our viewers with the critical analysis and important information from around the United States and around the globe. World News Tonight follows... more »
  • 20/20 - Fridays @ 9 p.m.

    June 9, 2015 6:02 PM

    20/20 is the ABC News primetime news magazine that is well-known as one of the most esteemed programs in broadcast journalism. The current season marks the shows 36th anniversary as award-winning journalists David Muir and Elizabeth Vargas anchor the hard-hitting program packed with investigative reports that affect our viewers. For... more »
  • ABC's Stephanopoulos interviews Darren Wilson

    November 25, 2014 1:43 PM

    NEW YORK - ABC News' George Stephanopoulos has landed the much-sought first television interview with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, speaking to him for an hour Tuesday in Missouri. The network interrupted its afternoon programming on Tuesday for Stephanopoulos to talk about the interview. ABC will also feature the interview... more »

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