Posted 3:59 PM 5/24/2013 by Russell Jones
BATON ROUGE - A new effort to restore the Lincoln Theater in Baton Rouge kicks off with a fundraising reception tonight.
The Lincoln Theater Foundation will have plans for display showing the two phases of restoration. The first phase would remove lead paint and pipes, asbestos and mold (More)
Posted 4:11 PM 5/23/2013 by Russell Jones, Rob Krieger
BATON ROUGE - State emergency officials scheduled a demonstration today of a new emergency alert system which uses FM radios to let the public know about disasters.
The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness said the state recently finished installing the ALERT (More)
Posted 9:42 AM 5/22/2013 by Russell Jones
BATON ROUGE - A wreck involving a flipped vehicle caused traffic to back up this morning on the Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge.
The Department of Transportation and Development reported the wreck on I-10 East flipped a car and forced authorities to close some lanes in both (More)
Posted 8:54 AM 5/21/2013 by Russell Jones
BATON ROUGE - Teams of Red Cross volunteers in Louisiana left today to help people affected by a devastating tornado in Oklahoma.
Red Cross spokesperson Nancy Malone said teams from Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette and Lake Charles all headed north early Tuesday morning with Emergency (More)
Posted 8:49 AM 5/20/2013 by Russell Jones
BATON ROUGE - The roads in Baton Rouge are designed to be shared, but a News 2 investigation revealed when city-parish vehicles are in wrecks the costs from them are shared as well.
Whenever an accident lawsuit involving a city-parish vehicle is settled, the money comes from taxpayer (More)