Posted 6:30 AM 12/11/2013 by Hunter Robinson
PORT ALLEN- Crews are on the scene of a fire at a Port Allen hotel that forced guests out into the cold.
Alarms went off at just after 2 am this morning at the Quality Inn and Suites off of North Lobdell. Few details are known at this time, but fire crews from Baton Rouge were called to assist. No injuries have been reported.
More on this story as information comes in.
Posted 2:11 PM 12/10/2013
WALKER - Police released the name of a Covington man they said was critically injured when he tried to cross I-12 near Walker Tuesday morning.
Walker Police said Chad Wayne Cox, 27, was narrowly missed by an 18-wheeler before he was hit by an SUV around 3:30 a.m. The wreck closed I-12 (More)
Posted 3:48 AM 12/9/2013
GONZALES- Ascension Parish officials say they will unveil a plan later this week to spend $20 million to $25 million upgrading recreational facilities on the parish's fast-growing east bank. Projects under consideration include renovations to existing playgrounds and ball fields (More)
Posted 7:37 AM 12/6/2013 by Ryan Naquin
GONZALES - A man is accused of stealing cars from people and car dealerships and selling them as his own.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and Baton Rouge Police Department are looking for 42-year-old, Shane Richey of Maurepas.
Richey's wanted on felony theft.
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Posted 7:02 AM 12/6/2013 by Trey Schmaltz, AE Stevenson
BATON ROUGE- Nelson Mandela's legacy is being remembered in the wake of his death. The icon is memorialized on the Southern University campus at the school for public policy.
"The story of his life reveals the fact that human capacity with a strong will can overcome any amount of diversity (More)
Posted 7:10 AM 12/5/2013
BATON ROUGE - Deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are investigating an early morning crash involving a a train.
Just after 4am Thursday a truck crashed into a train in the 1800 block of Thomas Rd. near Ronaldson.
It's unknown if the driver was hurt.
We'll have more on this accident as information is made available.
Posted 6:57 AM 12/4/2013
DONALDSONVILLE- The Ascension Parish School Board has denied an application for a charter school by Dumaka Moultrie, of Atlanta, following the recommendation of its consultant, Kimberly Williams, of New Millennium Education. Williams said the proposed school, Life Preparatory Academy (More)