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Donaldsonville residents may get a peek at famous actor as he shoots film in Ascension Parish

Posted 7:28 AM 4/24/2024 by WBRZ Staff

DONALDSONVILLE - If you're out and about in Ascension Parish, you might see a famous actor. 

Michael B. Jordan is officially in town for the filming of a new movie called "Grilled Cheese."

When the film crew spoke with mayor Leroy Sullivan, they told him the location was perfect for what they needed: the town has a "historic look" that's fitting for the movie's 1930s setting. 

The crew will be shooting in Donaldsonville between April 24 and 26.


Melanie Curtin, convicted in Dennis Perkins-related case, will get a new trial, justices say

Posted 6:57 AM 4/24/2024 by WBRZ Staff

NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that a woman convicted of rape in a case involving disgraced former-Livingston Parish Deputy Dennis Perkins is entitled to a new trial.

Melanie Curtin had successfully argued that prosecutors unfairly stacked the (More)


Two West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office employees on leave during criminal investigation

Two West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office employees on leave during criminal investigation

Posted 1:51 PM 4/23/2024 by Logan Cullop

BATON ROUGE - Two West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office employees have been placed on administrative leave while deputies conduct a criminal investigation. 

A WBRSO spokesperson said there are criminal investigations in both East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes and one of the (More)


WATCH: LSU gymnasts hawk chicken ahead of championship celebration set for Wednesday evening

Posted 4:14 PM 4/23/2024 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE — LSU's parade celebrating its women's gymnastic team's national championship will be held Wednesday afternoon, and the public is invited to join the party. 

Tuesday, team members worked behind the counter at Raising Cane's just north of campus. WBRZ's Falon Brown (More)

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