Robb Hays

Robb Hays

WAFB News Director

Baton Rouge, La.

Robb Hays is the News Director for WAFB 9News.

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Recent Articles by Robb

  2 suffer critical injuries in fiery crash on Sherwood Forest Boulevard

BRPD promotion dispute over seniority resolved

La. casinos will not reopen Friday; new rules in place

Woman thanks her BRPD hero

  BR police arrest teen in interstate rock throwing incidents

  Member of Life Tabernacle Church dies of COVID-19, records say

LATEST on retroactive unemployment payments for La. residents

Gov. Edwards still weighing options for future stay-at-home order

Pastor of Denham Springs church explains $7.5M FEMA payout for 2016 flood

  La. Unemployment Woes: ‘We cannot take your call at this time’

  Gov. Edwards: $600 federal unemployment payments to start April 13 in La.

La. officials provide update on unemployment benefits

Judge Roy Moore to hold press conference about pastor charged for holding services during stay-at-home order

La. adding more workers to take unemployment applications

  Pastor of La. church charged, accused of disobeying governor’s order

OLOL working ‘one week ahead’ in treating COVID-19

Advocate newspaper makes plea for donations to stay afloat

  Can’t get through to unemployment office? Try this.

  Coronavirus Precaution: LSU orders certain students to ‘self-isolate’

  KIRAN: Video shows Livingston Parish deputy’s deadly off-duty confrontation

  LSU employee marks one year on paid leave

  John Paul Funes now in federal custody

  Motorcyclist critically injured in Prairieville

  LSP clarifies 2013 Dennis Perkins complaint

  Livingston sheriff discusses 2013 allegation against Dennis Perkins

  Gov. Edwards asks “Where’s Eddie?”

  Painter drops out of Ascension Parish president race

Audio bombshell dropped in race for Ascension Parish president

Having lost election, will Rick Webre return to Ascension OHSEP?

  One-fourth of St. George voters have already cast ballots