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Unsettled weekend weather, more cool temps to follow

3 days ago WBRZ 0
Humidity will return for a rather unsettled, wet weekend. Shower dodging will be rewarded by another punch of cool, dry, fall air for the middle of next week. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Weather will start to transition on this final day of the workweek. High temperatures will still make it into the mid 80s. Read More

NOAA: warmer, drier winter expected in the Baton Rouge area

4 days ago WBRZ 0
According to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi can expect warmer and drier than average weather this winter. The outlook comes from the agency’s annual long-term winter forecast, which was issued on Thursday. Typical winter highs and lows for the Baton Rouge area are about 64 and 43 degrees respectively—an average of Read More

Nice for now, watching the weekend forecast

5 days ago WBRZ 0
Temperatures will slowly climb above average through the end of the week. Rain is in the forecast for this weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Wednesday looks like another good one. Sunshine will fill afternoon skies as thermometers chug upward into the low 80s. Winds will be light and northeasterly. Overnight will again bring clear Read More

Sheriff’s office refuses to buy Ford vehicles due to NFL protests

2 weeks ago WBRZ 0
BOSSIER PARISH – A parish in North Louisiana says it refuses to buy any more Ford vehicles for its force because of ongoing protests in the National Football League. The announcement came from Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington Wednesday afternoon in the form of an open letter addressed to the Ford Motor Company, which is a Read More

After I-12 wreck, mother’s emotional Facebook post criticizes careless driver

2 weeks ago WBRZ 0
DENHAM SPRINGS – In a series of emotional Facebook messages, a mother has updated the tragic story of a car accident that’s left her five-month-old clinging to life at an area hospital. The crash happened Wednesday evening on I-12 in Livingston Parish. Police said vehicles collided on the eastbound stretch of interstate around mile marker Read More

Authorities: No evidence of reported drive-by shooting in Pride Tuesday

2 weeks ago WBRZ 0
PRIDE – Authorities say reports they received of a drive-by shooting in Pride Tuesday afternoon were unfounded. A spokesperson said the agency responded to reports of shots fired on Liberty Road near the Pride One Stop just before 4 p.m. The sheriff’s office said witnesses reported someone in a passing car fired shots at them Read More

2:30 p.m. kickoff time announced for LSU-Auburn

2 weeks ago WBRZ 0
BATON ROUGE – LSU announced Sunday this weekend’s “Gold Game” in Tiger Stadium against Auburn will be an afternoon start.  LSU Football posted on Twitter that kickoff will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. This will be the LSU’s second consecutive 2:30 p.m. start. The Tigers defeated the University of Florida, 17-16, Saturday.  Saturday’s game will be the Read More

How to help Harvey victims

2 months ago WBRZ 0
Southeastern Texas has been pummeled with unprecedented flooding this weekend after the arrival of Hurricane Harvey, leaving thousands of residents stranded and in need of help. Here are some ways that you can assist victims of the storm: Louisiana Cajun Navy  The Cajun Navy is in Texas actively helping in search and rescue efforts. To Read More

Bankrupt bridal retailer Alfred Angelo announces it will not be fulfilling orders for brides who still haven’t received dresses

3 months ago The Times-Picayune 0
Brides and bridesmaids left hanging in July after bridal retailer Alfred Angelo abruptly closed stores nationwide won’t be getting any relief. The trustee handling the company’s bankruptcy has warned brides that any dresses that have not arrived up to this point will not be coming. A notice delivering the bad news was posted Thursday afternoon Read More