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  • I-110 South closed at Government Street due to multiple crashes

    January 19, 2017 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - I-110 South were briefly closed to traffic due to multiple crashes near the Government Street exit. According to DOTD, Traffic was not passing through and the congestion from the incident has reached North 22nd Street. Earlier in the day, the left and right lanes of I-110... more »
  • Crash blocks lanes of I-10 WB near College Drive

    January 9, 2017 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE – All lanes of I-10 west bound near College Drive are blocked due to an accident. According to DOTD, traffic is passing through the left shoulder and part of the left lane. Congestion has reached Essen Lane. All lanes are blocked on I-10 West at... more »
  • All lanes back open on I-10 EB

    October 11, 2016 9:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are back open on I-10 eastbound. Tuesday morning, there was an overturned vehicle blocking the two right lanes on I-10 eastbound at LA 415. The delay from this incident is still one to two miles long. News 2's Ashley Fruge is monitoring... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-10 WB on Mississippi River Bridge

    October 3, 2016 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on I-10 westbound. Monday morning, the two right lanes were blocked on I-10 westbound at the top of the Mississippi River Bridge due to an accident. The delay from this incident remains to Essen Lane. News 2's Ashley... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-10 EB on MS River Bridge

    October 3, 2016 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on I-10 eastbound. Monday morning, there was a breakdown blocking the left lane on I-10 eastbound just beyond the I-110 split on the Mississippi River Bridge. The delay from this incident remains to LA 415. BREAKDOWN: Left lane... more »
  • Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government

    September 27, 2016 8:28 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Senate has blocked a spending bill needed to keep the government open beyond Friday's midnight deadline. Most Democrats and at least 10 Republicans voted to block the bill, which also funds the fight against the Zika virus. Democrats are demanding money to help Flint, Michigan, address its... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-10 WB

    September 23, 2016 10:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on I-10 westbound. Friday morning, an accident blocked the left and center lanes of I-10 westbound after College Drive. News 2's Ashley Fruge is monitoring traffic. We will have updates on WBRZ.com and Twitter . more »
  • I-10 reopened after crews remove overturned tanker Play Video

    August 5, 2016 11:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes of I-10 have reopened after an overturned tanker truck closed I-10 East past Siegen Lane and closed at the I-10/12 split on Friday morning. Crews reopened the east and westbound lanes of the interstate around 10 p.m., after spending hours removing an overturned truck... more »
  • Lanes now open after accident blocked center lane of I-12 East at Juban Road

    June 29, 2016 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE – All lanes are now open after an accident on I-12 East at Juban Road had the center lane of the interstate blocked on Wednesday around 3 p.m. According to DOTD, traffic has backed up to Range Avenue. Stay with WBRZ on Facebook and Twitter for... more »
  • Bill to block removal of Confederate monuments rejected

    April 6, 2016 2:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A proposal to stop the teardown of Louisiana's Confederate monuments and step into an ongoing fight in New Orleans has failed to win support in the state Senate, blocked by Democratic lawmakers. Sen. Beth Mizell, a Republican who lives 70 miles north of New Orleans, sought to... more »
  • Police say security guard shot driver after crash, fight

    September 3, 2015 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man was shot after a wreck and fight on Sherwood Forest Boulevard in Baton Rouge Thursday morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the 33-year-old driver who crashed was shot multiple times in the midsection after the incident in the 1300 block of Sherwood Forest... more »
  • I-10 reopens following spill, congestion remains

    July 8, 2014 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - I-10 East has reopened just before College Dr. after a black liquid spilled on the roadway, blocking three lanes for over an hour and a half. Traffic officials said congestion from the incident is still clogging traffic into the city-parish. At 11:30 a.m. delays stretched back... more »
  • Appeals court reverses block of Jindal education policies

    February 25, 2014 12:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A ruling that blocked some of Governor Bobby Jindal's education policies has been reversed by a federal appeals court. In 2012, U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle blocked the implementation of new laws in Tangipahoa Parish on teacher tenure and state-funded vouchers in private schools. Opponents said... more »
  • Autopsy: Radio host Kraddick had enlarged heart

    July 29, 2013 2:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana coroner's office says a preliminary autopsy found that popular radio and TV host David "Kidd" Kraddick had an enlarged heart and blocked arteries, and probably developed an irregular heartbeat. Dr. Granville Morse, a deputy coroner in the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office, says Kraddick collapsed while... more »
  • Driver cited in I-12 mishap

    July 17, 2013 10:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police said the truck driver blamed for causing a nightmare drive on I-12 Wednesday was from out-of-state. The driver was cited for careless driving and improper equipment. Investigators believe the truck had a blowout, causing the driver to lose control. He smashed into the median wall... more »
  • Semi loses crane, knocks down light pole on I-12

    July 17, 2013 2:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- I-12 was a nightmare for many drivers Wednesday afternoon after multiple lanes closed due to an incident involving a light pole and a boom truck near Sherwood Forrest. Lanes were blocked in both directions until just after 4 p.m. A WBRZ News 2 crew on the... more »
  • LSP: I-10W back open after crash blocked interstate

    June 28, 2013 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A crash blocked I-10 West on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge for a short while just before noon, according to Louisiana State Police. The wreck was initially reported as a "major" crash through the LSP Nixle alert system which closed the interstate at mile marker 128 near... more »

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