Updated: 12:13 PM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - A 22-year-old man accused of raping two women in the Tigerland area of Baton Rouge was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday. The State Police Crime Lab linked Isai Efrain Garcia-Vazquez to the crimes with DNA evidence, according to BRPD. Garcia-Vazquez was indicted on... (More)
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Updated: 11:49 AM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - A limited number of tickets are currently on sale to the general public for six LSU home games in 2014 Associate athletic director for ticket operations Brian Broussard says the tickets are returns from the visiting teams. Broussard said that the Alabama game is sold out but... (More)
Updated: 11:37 AM 7/31/2014CHICAGO - Chicago police say a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself at their office in a downtown high-rise office building. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says a worker at a technological company entered the 17th-floor office Thursday and met with his CEO before... (More)
Updated: 11:34 AM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - More than 550 new laws take effect Friday, passed by lawmakers in the legislative session that ended in June. Slug a referee at your child's sports game? You'll face jail time. Sixteen and trying to improve your tan? You'll have to head outside because minors are barred... (More)
Updated: 10:38 AM 7/31/2014KIEV, Ukraine - The fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, but that hasn't kept an international team of investigators from reaching the debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. It's the first time they've been able to reach the site since the plane was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.... (More)
Updated: 8:30 AM 7/31/2014NEW ORLEANS - A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place. The FBI reports on its website that Jose Manuel Garcia Guevara surrendered to authorities in Mexico and... (More)
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Updated: 7:56 AM 7/31/2014JERUSALEM, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the military will dismantle the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire." Netanyahu said Thursday he will not accept any truce that won't allow Israel to complete its mission of destroying the sophisticated tunnel network, which... (More)
Updated: 7:48 AM 7/31/2014
BATON ROUGE -All lanes are opened on I-12 West after it was brought to a standstill this morning.
According to DOTD, a disabled truck on the shoulder near I-12 West at Drusilla Ln. was leaking diesel on the road. Traffic was diverted while crews cleaned-up the spill.
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Updated: 7:03 AM 7/31/2014ALEXANDRIA - Starting Friday, public colleges and universities in Louisiana will be required to make their campuses smoke-free. Several schools have taken a step beyond that, making their campuses tobacco-free as well, including all of Central Louisiana's colleges and universities. Central Louisiana Technical Community College, Louisiana State University of Alexandria... (More)
Updated: 6:59 AM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, a vacant home was intentionally set on fire for the second time this summer. Investigators are searching for an arsonist after the blaze in the 3700 block of Alliquipa St. It happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters responded... (More)
Updated: 6:58 AM 7/31/2014The Denham Spring Yellow Jackets are making some changes in light of last years 4-7 season. The Jackets graduated 33 seniors from that team, but they're hoping a shift to more spread principles on offense will keep them in games or at least allow them to catch up in... (More)
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Updated: 6:58 AM 7/31/2014BATON ROUGE - There will be another change dealing with how traffic is regulated on Burbank Drive. A new stop light will be added south of LSU as The Department of Public Works and the Department of Transportation looks to improve traffic along the heavily clogged street. Monday,... (More)
Updated: 5:58 AM 7/31/2014Forecast Discussion: The cold front that swept humidity out for the region on Tuesday has stalled in the Gulf of Mexico. On its tail end a surface low pressure system is strengthening in Texas while an upper level trough of low pressure and cooler air is diving in the Southeast.... (More)
Updated: 5:00 AM 7/31/2014Years ago, representatives of Kentucky Fried Chicken located a "Hotter than Hell" city, identified in a town about a half-hour from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Also located about an hour from Detroit, the town has an ice cream shop that makes sundaes in "coffins," and a traditional "Run through Hell" race.... (More)
Updated: 10:30 PM 7/30/2014PRAIRIEVILLE - Just more than a month since a driver lost control of her SUV and barreled off Bluff Road in Ascension Parish, killing two children , another driver ended up wrecking in the same area Wednesday evening. The driver of the a pickup veered off Bluff Road and... (More)
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