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No. 8 LSU gym loses to No. 23 Arkansas, 197.475 to 197.250

No. 8 LSU gym loses to No. 23 Arkansas, 197.475 to 197.250

Posted 8:39 PM 1/27/2023 by Corey Rholdon

FAYETTEVILLE - The LSU gym team falls to 1-4 after losing to Arkansas, 197.475 to 197.250. The Tigers performed well and had the lead after three rotations, but it wasn't enough. 

The Razorbacks had five gymnasts score a 9.9 or better on the floor to get the upset. Haleigh Bryant did get the all-around with a score of 39.575. 

The Tigers are now 1 and 2 in the SEC and will come back home to face No. 17 Georgia on Friday.

1/26/2023

Video shows Madison Brooks leaving Tigerland bar before deadly wreck; Reggie's releases new statement

Posted 5:55 PM 1/27/2023 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Video obtained by the WBRZ Investigative Unit shows LSU student Madison Brooks leaving a bar shortly before detectives say she was raped and then fatally struck by (More)

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City plans to roll out Florida Boulevard revitalization over the next 15 years

Posted 9:20 PM 1/27/2023 by Falon Brown

BATON ROUGE - Florida Boulevard is one of the most important corridors in Baton Rouge, but most can agree that it could use some improvements.

We could definitely use some roadwork around here, some better lights put up," said Brian Davis, owner of Rita and Albert's (More)

1/26/2023

Dysfunction at DCFS: Employee retired under cloud of controversy, rehired with pay raise

Posted 3:03 PM 1/27/2023 by Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE - The assistant secretary in charge of child welfare at the Department of Children and Family Services announced her abrupt retirement last year when two kids died months apart from a fentanyl overdose. Fast forward a few short weeks, and the WBRZ Investigative Unit found she's been (More)

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More electric vehicle charging stations coming to Baton Rouge

Posted 7:06 PM 1/27/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - More people are driving electric vehicles in the capital area, like Glen Dupas, who got his on Thursday.

"I love my Tesla. I can honestly say that," Dupas said.

On Friday, he was at the Perkins Road charging station charging his new ride. He says the main reason he got (More)

1/26/2023

Three suspects arrested in Madison Brooks rape investigation bond out of jail

Posted 8:39 AM 1/27/2023 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Three of the four suspects arrested after an investigation into the death of LSU student Madison Brooks have been released from law enforcement custody.

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Man arrested for attempted murder after shooting at woman with protective order against him

Man arrested for attempted murder after shooting at woman with protective order against him

Posted 5:23 AM 1/27/2023 by Sarah Lawrence

BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man who allegedly approached and shot at his ex, who had an active protective order against him.

According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the victim told deputies she was at her ex, Tre'deon Hilliard's, house on Maribel Drive to drop off their (More)

1/26/2023

Channel 2's Best Bet$: NFL Conference Championships

Posted 9:09 PM 1/26/2023 by Corey Rholdon

BATON ROUGE - This postseason, we struck gold in the wildcard round, going 3-0, but last week... not so much. This week, we are getting back on track with our Conference Championships Best Bet$:

1. 49ers: +2.5

The 49ers have won 12 games in a row (More)

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Officials identify 21-year-old killed in shooting off Winbourne Avenue Thursday night

Officials identify 21-year-old killed in shooting off Winbourne Avenue Thursday night

Posted 7:35 AM 1/27/2023 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - One person is dead and one is injured after a double shooting off Winbourne Avenue Thursday evening.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, they responded to the shooting around 7:22 p.m. on Mission Drive, right off Winbourne Avenue.

Authorities said two (More)

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