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  • Bridge over Little Sandy Creek reopens after repairs

    July 24, 2015 1:04 PM

    ZACHARY - City workers reopened a bridge in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday, one month ahead of schedule. The Department of Transportation reopened the Port Hudson Pride Road Bridge over Little Sandy Creek near Zachary Friday morning. In June, Engineers said some of the support timbers were rotting,... more »
  • 11-year-old dies in northern Louisiana flash flood

    May 19, 2015 7:38 AM

    RUSTON- An 11-year-old child from Ruston died in a flash flood after waters swept a vehicle he was in toward a creek in northern Louisiana. Ruston police were notified of the vehicle being swept down the creek Monday morning. At the time, the vehicle was occupied by an adult, an... more »
  • Neighbors: pig waste causing foul odor check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 22, 2013 10:20 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Something raunchy is spewing into a creek in Ascension Parish, turning the water brown and possibly making people sick. Neighbors near Elmo Cannon Road say livestock feces is to blame but no one can say officially. "We can't dump raw sewer into the ditch. He shouldn't... more »
  • Woman rescued from car that careened into creek

    May 16, 2013 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- First responders had to pull a woman out of a car when it plunged into a creek Thursday. Authorities said one person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The car drove into Wards Creek after careening off Essen Lane near the hospital. Details... more »
  • Signs, striping to be added where SUV went into creek

    February 25, 2013 2:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State traffic officials announced they will add signs and clearer road striping at the I-10 and Picardy exit where a driver went off the side of an embankment and into a nearby creek. Investigators said the driver died of natural causes before her SUV went off... more »
  • Coroner: Woman who crashed into creek died of natural causes

    December 12, 2012 2:23 PM

    Baton Rouge- An 89-year-old woman whose car crashed into Wards Creek from an Interstate 10 East exit ramp near the Mall of Louisiana died of natural causes shortly before the car plunged into the water, that's according to the parish coroner. Autopsy results show Vivian Augustin died of a... more »
  • State plans to study mall exit ramp after deadly crash

    December 11, 2012 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State transportation leaders plan to evaluate the Mall of Louisiana exit ramp off of Interstate 10 to see if guard rails and more warning signs are needed to prevent crashes in the future. 89-year-old Vivian Augustin died yesterday when she ran off the road and landed... more »
  • Prosecutor: NJ man threw girl's car seat in creek

    December 5, 2011 1:10 PM

    FREEHOLD, N.J. - A prosecutor says a New Jersey man accused of killing his 2-year-old daughter weighed her car seat down with a tire iron before throwing it into a creek. Authorities laid out details of their case against Arthur Morgan III during a Monday court appearance. He... more »
  • Funeral held for NJ tot found in car seat in creek

    November 28, 2011 12:47 PM

    ASBURY PARK, N.J. - While a nationwide search continues for her father, relatives gathered Monday to lay a 2-year-old girl to rest nearly a week after she was found slain in a creek, still strapped in her car seat. Three people carried Tierra Morgan-Glover's tiny coffin from Cathedral International... more »

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