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  • Intersection of Airline and Siegen to undergo maintenance Sunday morning

    August 16, 2017 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic signals on Airline Highway near Siegen Lane will flash early Sunday morning for repairs. The repairs will take place from 6:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Louisiana State Police will be at the site to control traffic. Louisiana DOTD says drivers should expect moderate... more »
  • 2 men charged with trafficking cocaine on commercial flight

    June 5, 2017 10:15 PM

    BOSTON - Two men have been charged with trafficking nearly 15 pounds of cocaine into Boston on a commercial airline. The U.S. Attorney's office says Juan Luis Perez Garcia, of the Bronx, New York, and Juan Artiles Taveras, of Lakewood, New Jersey, were arrested Friday in Attleboro and charged with... more »
  • Runners raise over $130K for wounded Baton Rouge deputies Play Video

    May 20, 2017 10:46 PM

    ZACHARY - Around a thousand people turned out at Zachary High School this morning for the Motorman 5K and One Mile Deputy Dash, a fundraiser for Sergeant Bruce Simmons and Deputy Nick Tullier. Simmons and Tullier were both shot during an ambush that took the lives of three other... more »
  • Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United

    April 27, 2017 4:00 PM

    CHICAGO - A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to crew members has reached a settlement with the airline for undisclosed amount. David Dao's legal team announced the settlement Thursday in a brief statement. The agreement includes a provision... more »
  • American Airlines employee grounded after confrontation with passenger Play Video

    April 22, 2017 7:49 PM

    HOUSTON - American Airlines says it has grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger after the flight attendant took a baby stroller away from another passenger. A witness said the flight attendant nearly hit the woman's child with the stroller as he was... more »
  • Southwest pilot charged after loaded gun found by baggage screeners

    April 17, 2017 4:18 PM

    ALBANY, N.Y. - A Southwest Airlines pilot has been arrested on a weapons charge in New York after airport security officers found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says 55-year-old Erik Gibson was slated to pilot a flight to Tampa, Florida, on Monday morning... more »
  • Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

    April 14, 2017 2:36 PM

    ATLANTA - Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta's move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger's forced removal from a sold-out flight. In an internal memo obtained... more »
  • United CEO defends employees in plane incident Play Video

    April 10, 2017 8:45 PM

    CHICAGO - The CEO of United Airlines' parent company is supporting the way his employees handled an incident with a passenger who did not want to go after being asked to leave a plane on Sunday night at Chicago's O'Hare Airport. In a letter to employees Monday evening, Oscar Munoz... more »
  • Alternating lane closures on Airline Highway at Plank Road

    April 3, 2017 11:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Drivers on Airline Highway could experience slight delays due to lane closures near the Plank Road overpass this week. The alternating lane closures went in effect at 9 a.m. Monday morning. The lane closures will happen each day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Wednesday,... more »
  • Woman's headphones catch fire midflight to Australia

    March 15, 2017 6:17 PM

    AUSTRALIA - A sleeping woman midflight was startled to find her battery-operated headphones had caught fire leaving burns on her face. According to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, i t is unknown how severe the woman's injuries were, but she later told investigators that she heard a loud explosion... more »
  • Family identifies victim in deadly Kolin Dr. shooting Play Video

    February 27, 2017 8:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say one person is dead after a shooting on Kolin Drive in Baton Rouge Monday morning. The shooting happened in the 4000 block of Kolin Drive. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said one man was found dead after deputies responded to a shots fired... more »
  • Pair arrested in attempted robbery at Airline Highway motel

    February 10, 2017 12:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery at a motel on Airline Highway Thursday. Police say two victims staying at the Wood Acres Motel on Airline Highway told them 18-year-old Sherry Nover and 21-year-old Percy Maloid entered their motel room... more »
  • 4-year-old Metairie boy struck by vehicle while walking along Airline Highway

    January 30, 2017 4:31 PM

    JEFFERSON PARISH – A four-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while he and his mother were walking along Airline Highway in Metairie. The incident happened on Sunday around 6 p.m. on Airline Highway south near North Lester Avenue. The investigation revealed that the child and his mother were... more »
  • EBR Clerk of Court office on Coursey to relocate to Airline Hwy

    January 24, 2017 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court has announced that the branch office currently located on Coursey Boulevard will be relocating to 9000 Airline Highway. The new location will be open for business on Monday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 a.m. According to EBR Clerk... more »
  • Storm causes flight cancellations, power outages

    January 7, 2017 9:18 AM

    DURHAM, N.C. - A snow storm in the South is causing airline cancellations and power outages. Duke Energy said early Saturday there were about 14,000 outages in the Carolinas. That includes about 3,000 in the county surrounding Charlotte and more than 4,000 in neighboring Union County. Raleigh-Durham International Airport said... more »
  • Baby's first flight: Woman gives birth while on airplane

    December 5, 2016 12:53 PM

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Charleston, South Carolina, after a baby was born in the middle of the flight. Airline spokeswoman Melissa Ford tells local news outlets that Flight 556 was on its way from Philadelphia to Orlando, Florida, on Sunday when a... more »
  • Airline Hwy. reopens at Florida following accident

    December 5, 2016 12:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Airline Highway (U.S. 61 North) has reopened to traffic at Florida Boulevard following an accident on Monday morning. Traffic was being diverted onto Florida Boulevard. According to DOTD, congestion from the accident has reached Old Hammond Highway. Monitor WBRZ's traffic tracking system here . more »
  • Two children ejected from vehicle after crash off Airline

    December 1, 2016 7:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Three children were taken to the hospital Thursday night after a crash off Airline Hwy. The crash happened after 6 p.m. at the intersection of Airline Highway and Bicentennial. First responders say a 3-year-old and 5-year-old were ejected from the vehicle during the crash. ... more »
  • Bolivia suspends airline after deadly crash in Colombia

    December 1, 2016 1:42 PM

    MEDELLIN - The Bolivian Civil Aviation Authority is indefinitely suspending permission for LaMia airline to operate following the deadly crash of one its charter planes in Colombia. Officials made the announcement Thursday, and not provide additional details. The LaMia charter flight crashed while approaching Medellin, Colombia, killing all but six... more »
  • Woman jumps from plane's emergency door after flight lands

    November 29, 2016 1:43 PM

    HOUSTON - Authorities say a woman jumped from an emergency exit door on a flight after it landed at a Houston airport and took off running toward the terminal before she was caught. Authorities say the woman was a passenger on a United Airlines flight from New Orleans that landed... more »
  • First flight in half century leaves Miami bound for Havana

    November 28, 2016 10:06 AM

    MIAMI - Just three days after the death of Fidel Castro, the first regularly scheduled flight to Cuba's capital in more than a half-century has left from Miami. Several airlines began routes to other Cuban cities earlier this year; Monday morning's flight was the first of the new Havana-bound service... more »
  • Driver dies in Airline Highway crash, child ejected

    September 26, 2016 11:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal crash on Airline Highway that took the life of one driver and ejected a small child from the vehicle. The crash occurred in the 8000 block of Airline Highway around 10:50 p.m. on Sunday when a Chevrolet Impala was... more »
  • Indian airline says Samsung Note 2 emitted smoke in plane

    September 23, 2016 9:31 AM

    NEW DELHI - An Indian airline says a Samsung Note 2 phone emitted smoke and sparks on a flight from Singapore to the southern Indian city of Chennai. IndiGo said the phone was found Friday in the bag of a passenger in an overhead bin after other passengers reported smelling... more »
  • Delta says computer outage reduced revenue by $100 million

    September 2, 2016 2:04 PM

    ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines says last month's computer outage, which caused it to cancel 2,300 flights, cost $100 million in lost revenue. The airline also said that a key revenue-per-mile figure fell sharply in August, partly because of the outage. Delta reported that passenger revenue for every seat flown... more »
  • Power restored for 1,700 residents

    July 29, 2016 7:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A crash on Airline Highway at Greenwell Street left 1,700 people without power Friday morning. A vehicle hit a power line at around 5 a.m. Baton Rouge Police Department said the injuries from this accident are non life-threating. According to Entergy, power was restored to... more »
  • Likely closures and delays along Airline due to Montrell Jackson's funeral procession

    July 25, 2016 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Commuters may want to take an alternate route Monday due to a funeral procession on Airline Highway. Officer Montrell Jackson's funeral is likely to cause closures and delays on Airline from Winbourne Avenue to Florida Boulevard from approximately noon to 3 p.m. There is already heavy... more »
  • PHOTOS: Funeral and procession for Deputy Brad Garafola

    July 23, 2016 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Cameras captured powerful moments Saturday afternoon as family, friends and colleagues gathered at Istrouma Baptist Church to pay respects for Deputy Brad Garafola. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola was laid to rest Saturday afternoon at Greenoaks Funeral Home in Baton Rouge. Garafola's body... more »
  • Protesters temporarily block I-12 at Airline Highway

    July 9, 2016 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police responded to traffic congestion on the interstate at Airline Highway Saturday evening as protests continue across Baton Rouge. According to Louisiana State Police spokesperson Bryan Lee, the traffic congestion was related to the protests happening around Baton Rouge Police Headquarters. And there... more »
  • JetBlue offering free flights to families of Orlando shooting victims

    June 13, 2016 5:24 PM

    ORLANDO - JetBlue airline company is providing free seats on flights to and from Orlando for those impacted by a mass shooting that took place on Sunday at a Florida nightclub that left at least 49 dead and another 53 injured. The free flights are available for immediate family... more »
  • Man shot at mobile home park, taken to hospital

    May 5, 2016 12:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was transported to the hospital after he was shot at a mobile home park in Baton Rouge Wednesday night. The shooting occurred just after 10:30 p.m. at Nelson's Mobile Home Village on Victoria Drive, off of Airline Highway. No details about the victim... more »
  • Police identify pedestrian killed trying to cross Airline Hwy Tuesday night

    February 16, 2016 8:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have identified a pedestrian who was killed Tuesday night as she attempted to cross Airline Highway north of Florida Boulevard. 43-year-old Melissa Arlt, of Angie, Louisiana, was pronounced dead at the scene by the EBR coroner at around 7 p.m. in the 8300... more »
  • Passenger injured in Airline Hwy 18-wheeler wreck

    November 18, 2015 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say an 18-wheeler headed north on Airline Hwy near Goodwood ran off the road into a traffic signal pole early Wednesday morning. The crash happened at around 7 a.m., causing the pole to fall onto a nearby vehicle. Police said the only injury reported in... more »
  • Passenger hit, dies after getting out of car to check tow straps

    October 26, 2015 9:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man from Port Allen died Monday morning when he got out of the car he was riding in to check on the straps used to tow a car behind him. State Police said Delvonte Wiley, 22, and Timothy Bird, 53, were towing an SUV with a... more »
  • Public meeting set for toll road

    September 22, 2015 7:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A public meeting will be held next month on a proposed toll-bypass around Baton Rouge. The proposal comes on the heels of studies showing Baton Rouge has some of the worst traffic in the country for medium-sized cities. The Louisiana Transportation Authority set the public hearing for... more »
  • New Orleans airport gets new non-stop to Las Vegas

    August 13, 2015 12:37 PM

    KENNER - Spirit Airlines will soon launch a daily non-stop service between New Orleans and Las Vegas. The company announced Thursday that the light will start Nov. 13. Flights from New Orleans to Las Vegas will leave daily at 7 a.m. Daily returning flights will depart from Las... more »
  • Train accident closes Airline Highway near South Choctaw Drive

    July 31, 2015 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Airline Highway was briefly closed in both directions near South Choctaw Drive due to an accident involving a train. The Department of Transportation and Development reported that traffic was backed up for more than two miles to Plank Road on US 61 South and Tom Drive... more »
  • Third man charged in fairgrounds shooting

    June 24, 2015 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man suspected of shooting another man during a planned drug deal is behind bars. Detetives caught Ronald T. Lockett, 19, Jr in Ascension Parish and booked him as a fugitive from East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. He will return to EBR and booked for second-degree murder... more »
  • TSA Precheck on display at BTR Metro Play Video

    June 8, 2015 7:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Frequent flyers through Baton Rouge can qualify to have shorter time getting through security. Officials at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport will join TSA leaders to kick off the Precheck program on Monday. The program will allow low-risk flyers to move quickly through security screenings at the... more »
  • The safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned by DOT

    April 14, 2015 10:28 AM

    WASHINGTON - The shrinking space on airplanes is surely uncomfortable but a government advisory committee is starting to look into whether the lack of legroom also might be dangerous for passengers' health and safety. Airlines are adding more rows on planes, taking away legroom at the same time that they... more »
  • Australia sending police to Ukraine plane crash

    July 25, 2014 2:28 AM

    SYDNEY, Australia - Australia's prime minister says his country is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday that Australia has 90 federal... more »
  • Jets carrying Malaysia victims' bodies arrives in Netherlands

    July 23, 2014 9:24 AM

    KHARKIV, Ukraine - Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have landed in the southern city of Eindhoven. Six days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over the battlefields of eastern Ukraine, the first bodies finally arrived Wednesday in... more »
  • Victim recovering after being shot several times Play Video

    July 22, 2014 6:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is now underway into the latest shooting in Baton Rouge. Police say a 23-year-old man is recovering the hospital after he was shot several times around 11:00 p.m. last night in the 5500 block of St. Gerard St. The victim then traveled to a... more »
  • Armed robbery at Subway restaurant

    July 18, 2014 8:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a man who pulled out a gun and robbed a Subway restaurant off of Airline Highway Friday afternoon. Police said the suspect held employees at gunpoint and demanded money a few hours after the lunch rush. Investigators said after taking money,... more »
  • UPDATE: Troopers investigate overnight head-on collision

    March 22, 2013 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An overnight crash on Airline Hwy near the East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish line left two injured. Troopers say a driver was traveling southbound in the northbound lane. Robert Teasley has been charged with vehicular negligent injuring, wreckless operation and 2nd offense DWI. Troopers... more »

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