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  • 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 »
  • Google's services unable to reach much of China

    November 9, 2012 3:43 PM

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Google says its search engine and other Internet services have been cut off from much of China just as the country's ruling party picks new leaders. Data posted on Google's website shows its services in China became largely inaccessible beginning around 1 a.m. PST Friday. That... more »
  • Romney blocks media from Ryan's 1st Vegas funder

    August 14, 2012 3:14 PM

    DENVER - Mitt Romney's campaign is blocking reporters from covering GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's first meeting with donors in Las Vegas. Tuesday night's event at The Venetian hotel is expected to draw casino owner and Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson. The decision to block access marks an apparent break... more »
  • Senate blocks repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'

    December 9, 2010 3:20 PM

    WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans have blocked legislation that would have repealed the military's policy of "don't ask, don't tell" and allowed gay troops to serve openly. Democrats failed Thursday to cinch a procedural deal with Republicans in the waning days of the lame-duck session. The 57-40 test vote fell three... more »
  • Right lane open on I-12 eastbound after accident

    October 1, 2010 7:51 PM

    The right lane is open on Interstate 12 eastbound at mile marker 17. I-12 westbound and the left lane eastbound are still closed due to an earlier accident involving a car and 18-wheeler. The 18-wheeler overturned and is currently in the median. Police said a man was trapped... more »
  • La. blocked from enforcing parts of abortion law

    August 12, 2010 2:15 PM

    A federal judge has temporarily banned Louisiana state officials from enforcing part of a new law that requires women to have an ultrasound, when considering an abortion. The order also allows doctors to perform abortions without giving patients copies of certain printed material required by the new law. ... more »
  • Right lane blocked on I-10 east

    June 21, 2010 9:48 PM

    The right lane is blocked on I-10 east past College Drive due to an accident. The Baton Rouge Traffic Management Center said traffic is passing through the left and center lanes. Traffic is backed up to College. News 2 will update with more information as it becomes available. more »

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