Updated: 1:36 AM 9/3/2014ALBANY- Westbound lanes of I-12 closed Tuesday night and authorities warned drivers to stay off the interstate until early Wednesday morning because trees fell onto the highway. A State Police advisory reported at about 10:30 that I-12 between Albany and Holden had closed to Baton Rouge-bound traffic. "Expect... (More)
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Updated: 1:50 AM 9/3/2014CLAYTON, MO - Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered Wednesday as two news organizations seek the release of any possible juvenile records for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and a California online journalist have filed petitions... (More)
Updated: 1:45 AM 9/3/2014TALLINN, Estonia - President Barack Obama has arrived in Estonia to make a symbolic show of solidarity with Eastern Europe in the face of a Russian-backed military offensive in Ukraine. Obama was to meet with Baltic leaders Wednesday to offer reassurances to NATO member states near the Russian border. The... (More)
Updated: 1:43 AM 9/3/2014MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Tropical Storm Dolly is moving ashore, soaking Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities had suspended school classes and readied shelters. The U.S. Hurricane Center says Dolly is located about 25 miles south-southeast of Tampico late Tuesday. The storm's maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph. and it... (More)
Updated: 11:17 PM 9/2/2014ST. GABRIEL- Following Labor Day, Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies continued their busy investigation surrounding the death of TV personality Scott Rogers. Rogers, who was the focus of a federal grand jury surrounding possible mail, wire and immigration fraud, was murdered last Wednesday. Deputies believe his lover, who is also... (More)
Updated: 10:43 PM 9/2/2014BATON ROUGE - Some fuel stations were pumping out drivers' dreams Tuesday: a gallon of gas under $3. Sam's Club at Cortana Place and Airway Drive sold regular for $2.97 and Costco at Dawnadele Ave near Airline Hwy sold regular for $2.94. That's some of the cheapest gas in... (More)
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Updated: 10:11 PM 9/2/2014ST. GABRIEL - Documents uncovered by WBRZ show Scott Rogers obtained a second mortgage on his Daisy Avenue home soon before his murder last week. Two weeks prior to when he was shot and killed; he secured a $344,954 mortgage. Rogers' lover, Mathew Hodgkinson, and another man who lived... (More)
Updated: 8:04 PM 9/2/2014BATON ROUGE - Deputies are waiting for Matthew Hodgkinson, the man accused of killing TV host Scott Rogers, to awake so they can begin interrogating him. Hodgkinson is accused of shooting Rogers last Wednesday and then turning the gun on himself. "We have checked on Mr. Hodgkinson's condition... (More)
Updated: 8:04 PM 9/2/2014NEW IBERIA- A federal investigation will focus on the shooting death of a man who was in the custody of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office at the time of his death last spring. Victor White III, 23, died from what has been described as a self-inflicted gun shot wound.... (More)
Updated: 7:54 PM 9/2/2014CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS- A federal prosecutor told a judge in Texas that state's new voter ID law is motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down since it could disenfranchise some 800,000 people and keep them away from the polls. It was in opening statements in a trial... (More)
Updated: 7:46 PM 9/2/2014WASHINGTON- The Polar Vortex that plunged much of the U.S. in the deep freeze this past winter may make a return. A new study contends as the world gets warmer, parts of North America, Europe and Asia could see for frequent and stronger bursts of frigid air. Scientists say... (More)
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Updated: 7:29 PM 9/2/2014BATON ROUGE - The Trevor's Wish City-Wide Food Drive kicked off today in honor of a boy who asked to feed the hungry before succumbing to a rare form of cancer. Trevor Sims, passed away last year at the age of 10 but left a legacy behind that has... (More)
Updated: 6:45 PM 9/2/2014BATON ROUGE - Christian Cvitanovich, the man facing a felony hit and run charge for a 2010 death, entered a no-contest plea in court Tuesday. Mikel "Misha" Carson, 20, died in January 2010 on I-10 after she was hit by a car near College Drive. It happened after Carson... (More)
Updated: 6:44 PM 9/2/2014PLAQUEMINE - Questions are being raised over the qualifying process for candidates running in the November election. The WBRZ Investigative Unit uncovered some didn't meet guidelines to qualify. Currently, the Secretary of State is reviewing 53 challenges where a candidate is accused of falsely qualifying. The deadline to contest... (More)
Updated: 6:07 PM 9/2/2014POINTE COUPEE - False River is lower today as the first-ever, man-induced drawdown begins on the oxbow lake. It's part of a plan to rehabilitate the area. State and local leaders are lowering the water so contractors can pump out waste and unwanted sediment. It should result in much... (More)
Updated: 5:54 PM 9/2/2014BATON ROUGE - Democrats blasted Governor Jindal over his healthcare policies as the threat to close the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid City renewed calls for the governor to expand Medicaid under Obamacare. Ethel Wicker is grateful for Baton Rouge General having a working emergency room. She... (More)
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