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  • BRPD creates "Safe Transaction Zone" for online purchases

    November 13, 2015 5:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE- There's a new safe zone for people to meet up and exchange items and money for online purchases. The Baton Rouge Police Department set up a "Safe Transaction Zone" in the parking lot next to its headquarters on Airline Highway. The transaction zone acts as a non-threatening location... more »
  • Woman dies from injuries sustained in Airline Hwy crash

    November 9, 2015 11:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman died at an area hospital last night following a traffic crash that happened in the 7300 block of Airline Highway. Police said 56-year-old Patricia Wilson was the driver of a 2013 Honda Accord that was struck by a 1995 Chevrolet Silverado as... more »
  • BRPD seeks to identify suspects behind Airline Hwy armed robbery

    October 14, 2015 2:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking to identify a man and woman behind the robbery of an Airline Highway gas station last Tuesday. The Baton Rouge Police Department said the suspects entered the Chevron, located at 7234 Airline Hwy, on Oct. 6 at around 6:45 a.m. Police said one... 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 »
  • Signal at busy intersection will work for Tuesday commute Play Video

    July 20, 2015 4:46 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Just before 10pm Monday, state traffic control mechanics were able to get a traffic signal working again. The outage was a headache for drivers who use Airline Highway, and the state had warned their headaches could last for a while after the outage. But, after hours of... more »
  • Serious Airline Hwy crash injures mother, 4-year-old daughter

    July 3, 2015 3:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge Police officer came to the rescue as he assisted a mother and her 4-year-old daughter following a serious crash on Airline Highway Thursday night. Sergeant Duke Staples arrived at the scene in the 9000 block of Airline to find the little girl barefoot,... more »
  • 17-year-old killed, two arrested in fairgrounds shooting

    June 23, 2015 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people who investigators said shot and killed a 17-year-old during a drug deal near the East Baton Rouge fairgrounds. Deputies accused 19-year-old Cristopher Gray of Prairieville and 17-year-old Bodrick Tremaine Tuggle of Baton Rouge with second degree murder after the shooting Tuesday... more »
  • Man accused of raping, holding prostitute against will

    June 19, 2015 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Greenwell Springs man accused of kidnapping a prostitute from an Airline Highway business, raping her and then using a handgun to hold her against her will was arrested Thursday night. Deputies took 53-year-old Jimmy See into custody at around 4:50 p.m. and booked him on... more »
  • Man shoved from SUV leads to Airline Hwy high-speed chase

    June 17, 2015 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police responding to a reports of a man pushed out of an SUV ended up in a high-speed chase on Airline Highway late Tuesday night. Ver Crawford, 29, was arrested and booked on charged of aggravated flight from an officer, second degree aggravated battery and battery... more »
  • Deputies investigate gift shop burglary

    May 19, 2015 3:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are looking for a man who burglarized a gift shop late last month. Investigators say the man broke into the Daisy Nail Salon on the night of Apr. 26, entering through the back of the store located in... more »
  • LSP: Person hit, killed while pushing shopping cart across road

    April 10, 2015 10:21 AM

    GONZALES - Louisiana State Police said they're looking into the death of a man who was hit by a vehicle and killed while crossing an Ascension Parish highway. Troopers said the man was pushing a shopping cart across Airline Highway south of LA 74 around 8 p.m. Thursday when... more »
  • Witnesses to Sunday night wreck sought Play Video

    February 16, 2015 4:23 PM

    GONZALES - Police investigating a wreck which sent five people to the hospital Sunday night in Gonzales asked for any witnesses to contact them Monday. Gonzales Police spokesperson Charlotte Guedry said investigators would greatly appreciate any witnesses to the wreck at LA 429 and Airline Highway to come forward... more »
  • Driver kills cow loose on Airline Highway Play Video

    November 12, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A driver on busy Airline Highway by the Old Bridge recalled scary moments after crashing into a cow he claims was on its way up the bridge. Rod Brew's truck is totaled following the crash with the 500 pound Aberdeen Angus Black Cow. "Just hold... more »
  • 18-wheeler wreck closes Florida Boulevard

    July 28, 2014 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A wreck involving an 18-wheeler closed Florida Boulevard North in Baton Rouge during noon traffic, according to state traffic officials. DOTD said the wreck shut down the northbound side of Florida Boulevard near its intersection with Airline Highway around 12:20 p.m. The involved an 18-wheeler... more »
  • BRPD: Hit and run caused deadly 18-wheeler wreck

    May 26, 2014 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an anonymous tip led them to accuse Thomas Moore III Monday of causing a deadly wreck last week in which a woman was hit by an 18-wheeler. Police said Moore caused the crash which killed Lahisha Walls, 37, Friday morning on Airline Highway. ... more »
  • Airline Highway back open after wreck

    January 31, 2014 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities reopened Airline Highway South near I-12 in Baton Rouge after an 18-wheeler wreck Friday afternoon. The Department of Transportation and Development said southbound lanes on Airline Highway between Old Hammond and I-12 were blocked by the wreck, which happend around 2:45 p.m. Baton Rouge... more »
  • Police ID person hit, killed crossing highway

    October 28, 2013 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a person killed early this morning while walking across Airline Highway. Police said 46-year-old Janelle Jones was trying to cross near the 6200 block of Airline Highway around 2:59 a.m. Investigators said she stepped into the path of a car... more »
  • Gas leak now under control

    October 10, 2013 9:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A gas leak on the 9500 block of Barringer Foreman Road is now under control according responders at Entergy. The area between Airline and Jefferson Highways has reopened. St. George Fire Department did not detect any dangerous levels of natural gas in the area. more »
  • Oak trees, other issues blamed for Hwy 73 widening delay Play Video

    August 7, 2013 9:01 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A $15.5 million project first slated to finish at the beginning of 2014 has an new estimated completion date because of a host of setbacks. Highway 73 between I-10 and Airline Highway in Ascension Parish has been under construction since January 2012. "There have been delays... more »
  • BRPD cruiser crashes, closes Airline Hwy.

    April 10, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Parts of Airline Highway were closed Wednesday night after a Baton Rouge Police officer crashed. Airline at Florida Blvd. was closed after the wreck. Police said there were no serious injuries. A WBRZ News 2 crew on the scene said it appears the police cruiser... more »
  • Urgent care to fill void left by EKL closure Play Video

    April 4, 2013 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It won't be long until Earl K. Long Memorial is just a memory. Due to changes in the LSU Health System and budget cuts, the hospital is closing on April 15th. To fill that void, Our Lady of the Lake will run an urgent care center... 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 »
  • Driver killed in semi, SUV crash on Airline

    January 31, 2013 1:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- One person is dead after a crash on Airline Highway Wednesday night. The roadway was closed for hours as investigators worked the scene. The wreck involved an SUV and a tanker truck. According to State Police, the tanker pulled into westbound lanes of Airline just east... more »
  • Airline closed, one killed in crash

    January 30, 2013 9:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Airline Highway was closed Wednesday evening after a crash involving a tanker truck and an SUV. State Police said someone died. Responders told news 2 crews on the scene that the person driving the SUV had to be cut from underneath the tanker truck. There has... more »
  • Police searching for armed robber

    October 29, 2012 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said they're still searching for a masked gunman who held up a payday loan business today. Cpl. Thomas Stubbs with BRPD said they were called to American Cash Advance Payday Loans at 7171 Airline Highway around 12:30 p.m. He said they were... more »
  • Road construction continues in Ascension Parish Play Video

    September 13, 2012 3:45 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Department of Transportation and Development continued working to improve a seven-mile stretch of Airline Hwy today from LA-22 to LA-74. Lane closures will continue to occur on the northbound and southbound directions while crews make way for turn lanes and pave the roadway. The main... more »
  • Back to business for many after gridlock Play Video

    August 23, 2012 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Traffic signals are back to normal on major routes after they were adjusted yesterday to help ease traffic jams caused by a chemical spill on I-10. Drivers trying to escape the chaos filled streets like Airline Highway and Perkins Road Wednesday. Some businesses benefited from that chaos,... more »
  • Highland Rd. construction nearly complete

    June 17, 2011 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A major widening project on Highland Road in south Baton Rouge is almost complete. Crews are putting the finishing touches on the stretch between Airline Highway and I-10. It'll open in less than a month, cost nearly $15 million and took two-and-a-half years to complete. ... more »
  • Airline, Plank closed after 18-wheeler turns over

    January 11, 2011 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An overturned 18-wheeler has closed the off ramp from Plank Road onto Airline Highway in north Baton Rouge. Curt Monte with the Baton Rouge Fire Department said the truck was carrying cardboard and other recycling material, and that a small fuel leak from the truck had been... more »

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