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    I-10 West reopens following accident on bridge

    I-10 West reopens following accident on bridge

    Updated: 8:15 AM 7/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now opened headed westbound on I-10 in Baton Rouge.

    The interstate was closed at the I-10/110 split because of an accident on the Mississippi River Bridge.

    According to DOTD, traffic from the accident reached College Dr.

    The car appears to have overturned and caught on fire. No word on injuries at this time. We'll update you with more information as it becomes available.

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  • Events

    The Lemonade Challenge: Friends remember Bella Bowman

    Updated: 10:10 AM 7/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Bella Bowman Foundation is getting ready for their Charcuterie, Pâtés & Rosés event next Thursday, but some of Bella's friend are remembering the courageous 7-year-old and raising money for her foundation in the process. 7-year-old Bella Bowman was diagnosed with ependymoma brain tumor in January... (More)
  • National News

    Sanders offers lower-cost bill to reform VA

    Sanders offers lower-cost bill to reform VA

    Updated: 10:08 AM 7/24/2014

    WASHINGTON - With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee's chairman is offering to scale back a Senate-passed bill to improve health care services for veterans. Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont says his proposal would cost less than $25 billion over three years. That... (More)
  • Events

    Light up Louisiana at the Old State Capitol

    Updated: 9:52 AM 7/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A celebration of the sights of Louisiana opens today.

    The Louisiana Photographic Society is opening the "Light up Louisiana" art exhibit to celebrate its 60th year. The exhibit features photos from local artists that demonstrate the life, culture, natural beauty and wildlife of the Bayou State.

    We got an inside look at all of the art at the Old State Capitol this morning on 2une In. Check out the video for a sneak peek.

  • Local News

    New charter school in Baton Rouge showcases programs

    Updated: 9:35 AM 7/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The new J.K. Haynes Charter School in Baton Rouge wants to help you get your kids ready to go back to school and showcase some of its program. J.K. Haynes Charter School opens this fall at the location of the old Banks Elementary School. The school... (More)
  • Sports

    Falcons WR White agrees to 4-year extension

    Falcons WR White agrees to 4-year extension

    Updated: 8:59 AM 7/24/2014

    FLOWERY BRANCH, GA - On the eve of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a new contract with receiver Roddy White. The Falcons announced the four-year extension Thursday. Terms haven't been released. White holds the team records for career receptions (685) and yards receiving (9,436). But... (More)
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  • Events

    Honoring Bella Bowman's memory at Restaurant IPO

    Updated: 8:52 AM 7/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - You can honor a brave little girl's memory on Thursday, August 31st from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Charcuterie, Pâtés & Rosés. 7-year-old Bella Bowman was diagnosed with ependymoma brain tumor in January 2011. After a long and courageous battle, she passed away in December of that year.... (More)
  • International News

    Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Updated: 8:09 AM 7/24/2014

    ALGIERS, Algeria - Officials say heavy rain has been reported in the area where a plane carrying 116 people disappeared from radar today over the African country of Mali. The Air Algerie flight was on its way from neighboring Burkina Faso to Algeria. France's transport minister says the crew's last... (More)
  • International News

    Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire bid

    Updated: 7:46 AM 7/24/2014

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants. Gaza police say an infant boy was among those killed when Israeli fighter jets struck the Jabaliya refugee camp early Thursday. Palestinian health officials... (More)
  • National News

    FAA lifts ban on US flights to Israel

    Updated: 7:24 AM 7/24/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets. The agency made its decision late Wednesday after working with other U.S. government entities to assess the... (More)
  • Local News

    Exclusive: dash cam video reveals why there is a $495,000 settlement

    Updated: 7:05 AM 7/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Members of Metro Council will have to give the final approval to pay $495,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit over an officer-involved shooting where a drunken man was shot and killed in 2011. On March 6th, 2011, Baton Rouge police officer Christopher Magee shot and... (More)
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  • HS Sports

    Sports2-a-Days Preview: Walker Wildcats

    Updated: 7:05 AM 7/24/2014

    The Walker Wildcats are in for a challenge in 2014 as they are returning only six players from last years team that finished the year with a 2-8 record.

    The Wildcats have only one starter back on offense, and they are moving their attack to a more rush first approach.

     

  • Local News

    Bizarre council debate rattles nerves, accomplishes nothing

    Updated: 7:05 AM 7/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE- The situation at Wednesday evening's council meeting, where a debate over a proposed fairness ordinance took over just about the entire meeting time, quickly turned bizarre. Testimony from people on both sides of the issue that would protect gay, transgender and veterans from discrimination on various fronts... (More)
  • Local News

    Democrats come out against school redistricting

    Democrats come out against school redistricting

    Updated: 6:35 AM 7/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The executive committee for the East Baton Rouge Parish Democratic Party has come out against proposals up for debate to reduce the size of the parish School Board. The Democratic Party's opposition to the school board redistricting follows on the heels of opposition by the local Republican... (More)
  • Weather

    Heat before relief

    Heat before relief

    Updated: 5:38 AM 7/24/2014

    Showers and thunderstorms will become less numerous today compared to Tuesday and Wednesday, though some isolated activity is still expected. In the meantime, skies will continue to feature a lot of blue early and some clouds by afternoon. Thermometers will warm into the lower 90s again. Tonight, look for... (More)
  • Weather - Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: "Dog Tired"

    Pat Shingleton: "Dog Tired"

    Updated: 5:00 AM 7/24/2014

    Canis Major or Sirius was designated the "Dog Star" by ancient astronomers. As noted in a previous column, Romans believed that Sirius rose at sunrise, convinced this star was the cause of hot, sultry weather. To appease the rage of Sirius and believing that the star created the weather pattern,... (More)
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