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Metro Council member loses property dispute case, ordered to pay $57K in restitution
Posted 2:07 PM 3/23/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - After failing to show up for court twice, an East Baton Rouge Metro councilman has been ordered to pay restitution and remove property in violation of parish code.
A judge has ordered Councilman Cleve Dunn to pay his neighbor, Eugene Michelli, $57,000 in restitution. The (More)
Business owner repeatedly charged for security light that doesn't exist
Posted 3:32 AM 3/15/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - A business owner says she has been paying for a security light that she hasn't had since October 2021.
Dorothy Holden says she's tired of waiting on Entergy to adjust her bill.
"They keep saying they're going to do something and nobody does anything," Holden said.(More)...
Brusly mailboxes moved again, now farther from street
Posted 9:09 PM 3/13/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BRUSLY - Mailboxes that some say were installed too close to the road have been moved farther away from the street. One woman called 2 On Your Side after she hit a mailbox and it turns out she's not the only one who complained.
A day after the story aired, John Berthelot says a crew came (More)
Dry cleaner leaves customers high and dry, looking for their clothes after abrupt closure
Posted 6:30 PM 3/10/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - A dry cleaner on Gus Young Avenue closed abruptly last month, and customers are looking for answers about what happened to their clothes.
Customer Kim Wellington says clothes are still inside the business, so she called 2 On Your Side to try and get her items back.(More)...
Amid reports of rampant fighting at EBR schools, teacher tells WBRZ they're scared to teach
Posted 4:13 PM 3/10/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish School System teacher fears that teachers and students haven't been given the resources they need to succeed and it's resulting in unrest.
It's the violence, the disrespect, and the lack of support from leadership that worries this teacher who does (More)
Mailboxes moved following sidewalk project, some say they're too close to street
Posted 1:49 PM 3/10/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BRUSLY - Some mailboxes are getting the attention of a driver in West Baton Rouge Parish after a sidewalk construction project. A woman says she hit one of them and it damaged her brand new car.
Sunday afternoon, Lynette Rivet had just wrapped up an errand and was on her way home. She was (More)
Shameless theft video highlights bigger problem, thefts go unreported
Posted 9:46 PM 3/7/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - Retail theft is a problem all over the country. It's no secret, it also happens in and around Baton Rouge. What you might not know is a lot of it goes unreported.
If you look around the parking lot and the building itself at the Walgreens on South Acadian Thruway and (More)
Federal, local dollars at work clearing waterways in EBR
Posted 5:49 PM 3/3/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - There's a lot of work happening in East Baton Rouge Parish's waterways. They haven't been cleaned out in decades, which means there's plenty to do.
There's an impressive sight to see along Bayou Fountain near Burbank Drive. Piles and piles of debris are stacked high, waiting (More)
Garbage costs go up this month in East Baton Rouge
Posted 5:36 PM 3/2/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - The new City-Parish garbage, recycling, and trash contracts go into effect March 1. Starting this month, East Baton Rouge Parish customers will start seeing an increase in garbage fees on their water bills.
The new residential fees will be $35.23 per household, up from $23 a (More)
Nearly a year later, worried homeowner no closer to bayou erosion fix
Posted 9:16 PM 2/27/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - All Krystle Woods is asking for is a resolution to the erosion problem behind her house.
"I don't want to be a casualty of their lack of maintenance," she said.
That's what she (More)
Stolen tool trailer found nearly emptied following tip to 2 On Your Side
Posted 7:28 PM 2/24/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - A tool trailer that was stolen from a job site Tuesday morning has been found. A viewer tip called into 2 On Your Side located the abandoned trailer on North 40th (More)
Trailer full of construction tools taken from job site, owner offering reward
Posted 9:45 PM 2/22/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - A trailer full of tools was taken from a job site in Baton Rouge Tuesday morning. The contractor who owns the items says he can't work without them.
George Schamberger has been a general contractor for the past five decades. He says he's never experienced anything like (More)
Woman shell-shocked after taking gunfire on I-12; police say it happens often
Posted 8:39 PM 2/23/2023 by Brittany Weiss
BATON ROUGE - It's something one woman never thought would happen to her. Brandy Robertson's car was shot at while she was driving on the interstate through Baton Rouge.
"The thoughts are, I (More)
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