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  • Motorcycle officer hit, taken to hospital in Friday night crash

    March 27, 2015 8:42 PM

    BAKER - A Baton Rouge Police Department motorcycle officer was injured and taken to a hospital after a car crash on Highway 19 Friday evening. Baker Police said the city police officer was driving on the highway when another motorist pulled out from a side street and the two... more »
  • Traffic homicide unit working crash that closed I-110

    March 25, 2015 9:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic homicide investigators were called to a crash that closed I-110 Wednesday night. The wreck happened shortly before 9 and closed southbound lanes at Harding Boulevard. A traffic camera at North 72nd Street showed numerous emergency vehicles and orange cones blocking the Interstate. There may... more »
  • Twisters slam Tornado Alley

    March 25, 2015 8:49 PM

    TULSA, Okla. - Authorities here said one person is dead and many others are hurt after tornadoes slammed Oklahoma and Arkansas Wednesday evening. A trailer park in Tulsa County was hardest hit. The person died there, according to the Associated Press and the local sheriff's office. The exact number... more »
  • Family pets die in Monday evening house fire

    March 23, 2015 9:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A cat and bird died in a fire at a house in Old Jefferson Monday. Firefighters said they arrived to the home on Commission Avenue and found flames pouring out of openings - windows and doors; smoke was coming from the attic vents. It took almost... more »
  • Overturned truck closes Iberville Parish highway Monday

    March 16, 2015 7:51 PM

    CARVILLE - St. Gabriel Police spent the evening working an overturned semi crash that closed River Road through this small Iberville Parish community Monday night. Police said the truck flipped near the Total Petrochemicals facility. The truck did not leak, police said. Authorities closed a stretch of River... more »
  • Street flooding reported in three parishes

    March 2, 2015 5:10 PM

    MORGANZA - Rain has caused issues in the small town, flooding streets and backing up the town's sewer system. Mayor 'Boobie' Tuminello told WBRZ News 2 Monday, people have reported issues flushing toilets and there was localized street flooding. A few streets have about six inches of water over... more »
  • Zachary crash leaves one person dead, others hurt

    February 26, 2015 9:45 PM

    ZACHARY - One person died and two others were severely injured in a crash Thursday evening. Police said the driver of a sedan turned in front of on-coming traffic and was hit by a utility truck towing a trailer. The truck hit the car on the passenger side and... more »
  • Arson blamed for fires at two vacant homes

    February 23, 2015 9:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators are investigating at least two fires at vacant house fires in Baton Rouge Monday night/Tuesday morning. Crews were called to an abandoned home in Old South Baton Rouge after a massive blaze gutted the structure Monday evening. The fire was at the intersection... more »
  • Friday night crash closed Juban Road

    February 20, 2015 8:25 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State Police closed Juban Road for part of Friday evening after a crash south of I-12. Video captured by a WBRZ photographer on the scene shows a damaged, large truck and a mangled, smaller sedan. Witnesses said at least one person was taken to the hospital.... more »
  • Mississippi State team plane makes emergency landing

    February 15, 2015 3:02 PM

    ST. LOUIS - A plane carrying the Mississippi State men's basketball team has made an emergency landing in St. Louis after one of the engines failed. The mishap occurred after the Bulldogs defeated the Missouri Tigers 77-74 Saturday in Columbia, Missouri. Mississippi State coach Rick Ray posted on Twitter that... more »
  • Arrest made in one of three Wednesday night fires

    February 11, 2015 7:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person escaped a burning home, another was arrested for starting one the third fire to burn homes Wednesday night was blamed on inattentive parents. The fires ignited near-simultaneously around 7 p.m. Two houses caught on fire on St. Katherine and one burned on N. Marque... more »
  • Driver accused of smashing into bus has $19,000 bond

    February 4, 2015 10:06 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The man accused of driving under the influence and slamming into a bus loaded with children remained in the Livingston Parish Jail overnight Wednesday on a $19,208 bond. Brandon Vince faces twenty charges following the wreck on Tuesday. He was booked after being released from the hospital.... more »
  • Mayor puts blame on governor for ER's closure

    February 4, 2015 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mayor put some of the blame on Governor Bobby Jindal for the closure of the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid City . The hospital announced this week, it was losing too much money and would close the ER in two months. It was... more »
  • BR General CEO talks about ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the CEO for the Baton Rouge General prepares his staff for the impending closure of the hospital's emergency room, he's answering some questions about how the hospital got into the situation. Last year the state stepped in with millions of dollars to cover a gap created... more »
  • Paramedics expect longer transport times with ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 3, 2015 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Paramedics said longer transport times are likely in the wake of the decision by Baton Rouge General to close its Mid City emergency room . The hospital said Tuesday, a growing number of uninsured patients seeking treatment from the ER was bleeding the hospital dry. The... more »
  • Computer problem means 911 center may not get GPS info check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 29, 2015 6:54 PM

    MORGANZA- The 911 call center in Pointe Coupee Parish only has one station to take emergency calls following a compute malfunction on its second station. Any additional calls are currently routed to an administrative line which is answered by someone trained to take emergency calls. The caller will still... more »
  • Zachary bridge to get repairs in late spring check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 29, 2015 5:41 PM

    ZACHARY - A bridge which has been shut down for nearly two years has got some residents getting impatient. The parish said they're on schedule with the process of getting a replacement at the Milldale Road bridge that's over Beaver Creek. Some residents said it's taking too long.... more »
  • Missing man found safe and sound

    January 27, 2015 9:39 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - City police found a missing person overnight after issuing an alert Tuesday for a 64-year-old man who hadn't spoken with his family since last Friday. Norman Deggs appeared to have vanished, family members reported to police. He was last seen and heard from on January 23rd. Police... more »
  • Man killed in collision with semi

    January 20, 2015 10:47 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - A man from Gonzales was killed in a crash with an 18-wheeler Tuesday. State Police said Felix Lipoma, 73, was pulling out of a private drive and onto Highway 61 north of La. 10 when he hit the rear wheels of the tractor trailer. The impact... more »
  • Children playing with lighter blamed for apartment fire

    January 7, 2015 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Firefighters believe children playing with a lighter likely caused an apartment fire Wednesday evening. Units from the St. George and Baton Rouge city fire departments responded to the blaze off Gardere, on Rush Avenue. The first crews on the scene reported seeing fire and smoke coming from... more »
  • 4 killed as severe weather sweeps South

    December 23, 2014 6:39 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - Severe storms have killed at least four people in Mississippi and damaged homes and businesses throughout the state. leading to the governor declaring a state of emergency for two counties. Gov. Phil Bryant's office says thousands were without power Tuesday night around Columbia, which is about 80... more »
  • Christmas Tree mishap burns Baton Rouge home

    December 22, 2014 8:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters believe an electrical malfunction between some Christmas lights and the electrical socket at a home in the Broadmoor area sparked a fire Monday evening. Emergency crews were dispatched to a house on Carolyn Sue about 5 p.m. They found the family's Christmas Tree in the... more »
  • Fire in chimney damages apartment

    December 16, 2014 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A faulty chimney was blamed for an apartment fire late Tuesday night. Firefighters said flames were coming out of the roof of the building in the 11600 block of Sherwood Valley Court when they arrived on the scene shortly before 8 p.m. The fire was under control... more »
  • I-12 reopens late Monday night

    December 15, 2014 2:12 PM

    HAMMOND - State Police sprayed foam across I-12 Monday afternoon to clean up a fuel tanker truck which flipped with a full load of gasoline near Hammond, blocking the highway. Troopers closed I-12 in both directions after the big rig wreck on the eastbound side of the highway. Pictures... more »
  • Second wreck closes Basin Bridge Thursday

    December 4, 2014 8:42 PM

    HENDERSON - For the second time Thursday, I-10 through the Atchafalaya Basin closed due to a wreck involving semis. Eastbound lanes closed near the beginning of the bridge in St. Martin Parish shortly after 7 p.m. It remained closed late into the night as crews worked to tow the... more »
  • Driver killed in La. 30 construction zone crash

    December 3, 2014 1:32 PM

    GONZALES - A driver died overnight after State Police said they wrecked at an Ascension Parish construction zone, the second wreck to happen there in recent days. Troopers said Kirk Canova, 42, died after he smashed into a dump truck on Highway 30 west of I-10 near South St.... more »
  • Man shoots himself inside BRPD precinct Monday

    December 1, 2014 8:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the police department's special unit set up to handle violent crimes are investigating an attempted suicide at a police precinct Monday night. Authorities said a 52-year-old man entered the Third District office on Coursey Boulevard shortly before 6:30. He had a gun and threatened to... more »
  • Distracted driver blamed for lake wreck

    December 1, 2014 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Three people jumped into a neighborhood lake after watching a vehicle get rear-ended and careen into the body of water off Nicholson Drive Monday afternoon. The St. George Fire Department said there was only one person in the vehicle, the driver, when it was hit and driven... more »
  • Following deadly Gulf blast, survivors released from hospital

    November 20, 2014 9:15 PM

    VENICE- A platform exploded in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday afternoon, killing a worker federal regulatory officials said hours after the explosion. Fieldwood Energy reported the incident at its Echo Platform around 3 p.m. Fieldwood is an offshore oil and gas operator. The platform was located in an area... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in high-speed crash

    November 19, 2014 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A motorcyclist was killed in a high-speed crash Wednesday. Sheriff's deputies said John McCurley, 34, was thrown from his bike and died on the scene. The crash happened in the 18000 block of North Joor Road. Crash investigators said McCurley was seen speeding around other vehicles... more »
  • Ebola workers ask Congress for help

    November 12, 2014 2:28 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Health workers on the front line of the Ebola crisis say the need for urgent help isn't letting up. They are making that pitch as Congress begins considering President Barack Obama's $6.2 billion emergency aid request to fight the disease. Despite reports that the number of infections... more »
  • Halloween hayride ends in wreck, injuries

    October 31, 2014 10:50 PM

    WALKER - Ten people were injured in a hayride accident Friday night. One person was taken to an area hospital via the Acadian Ambulance medical chopper; others were whisked away via traditional ambulance. The wreck happened near the intersection of Cane Market Road and Spring Lake Drive around 9... more »
  • Brothers arrested in fire suppression valve theft

    October 28, 2014 10:23 PM

    HAMMOND- Brothers are accused of running a valve theft ring that targeted fire suppression devices on the sides of buildings. Jason Flattman, 31, and John Flattman, 36, are charged with felony theft related to various brass valves going missing from buildings in Tangipahoa Parish. Since October 4, business have... more »
  • Overnight road closure expected due to large fuel spill

    October 27, 2014 9:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters were expected to remain on the scene of a leaking tanker truck well into Monday night and possibly into Tuesday morning. Wyandotte Street near Scenic Highway closed around 8 p.m. Monday and will likely be closed into the early hours of Tuesday as a HAZMAT... more »
  • Iberville deputies shoot, kill man Friday

    October 24, 2014 9:20 PM

    BAYOU PIGEON- Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man Friday night. Sheriff Brett Stassi confirmed a deputy fired the deadly shot south of Plaquemine after 5 p.m. but did not release specifics of what happened. Stassi did say no one else was injured in the altercation. ... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in Friday evening crash

    October 24, 2014 9:15 PM

    MAUREPAS - A man riding a motorcycle died in a single-vehicle crash Friday evening. State Police said James B. Geter, 46, failed to negotiate a curve on La. 22 east of La. 16 shortly after 6 p.m. Geter's motorcycle left the highway as the road curved to the right,... more »
  • Firefighters vigilant following Fire Marshal warning

    October 22, 2014 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Firefighter said Wednesday, they are vigilant after a warning from the State Fire Marshal about thieves stealing house connections on the side of buildings. There has been a rash of thefts of the brass connections in Tangipahoa, Jefferson and Terrebonne parishes lately. So many so, the Hammond... more »
  • Firefighters work Thursday night blaze at apartment

    October 16, 2014 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One person was treated for a burn in an apartment fire late Thursday night. Firefighters said there was a large fire in a unit at the Broadmoor Plantation apartment complex. Numerous firefighters and fire trucks were on the scene Thursday night. The fire broke out shortly... more »
  • State Police: man on tractor caused semi wreck, arrested

    October 16, 2014 10:47 PM

    NORWOOD - State Police arrested a tractor driver in connection with an October 1st crash involving two 18-wheelers. Troopers released details of their investigation and subsequent arrest late Thursday. Edward G. Delee, 52, was booked into the East Feliciana Parish Jail. Delee was charged with hit-and-run driving, negligent injuring... more »
  • Ticket issued in deadly Bluff Road wreck

    October 14, 2014 10:54 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police said Tuesday, the driver of an SUV that ran off Bluff Road, hit and killed two kids then crashed into the tree line was issued a ticket for careless operation. David Lanus, 6, and Faria Lanus, 9, were fishing at the bottom of an embankment... more »
  • Livingston Parish fire company to deal with underground fires

    October 9, 2014 11:07 PM

    HOLDEN- Ferrara Fire Apparatus has been hired to extinguish underground fires at the Harrelson Materials Management landfill in Shreveport. The Department of Environmental Quality announced the deal Thursday. The DEQ forced the landfill to cease operations after the owner failed to make plans about how to deal with subterranean... more »
  • State police: Move over or face the consequences check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 9, 2014 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency responders say lives are lost because drivers aren't following the law and getting out of the way when they hear sirens. "Stopping, pulling over, it's the difference between life and death," said Captain Doug Cain with the Louisiana State Police. It's an ongoing problem... more »
  • Firefighters battle Tuesday night house fire

    October 7, 2014 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Fire trucks and police cars closed a lane of Greenwell Springs Road Tuesday night as firefighters worked to contain a fire that erupted at a house on the street. The fire department has not released specifics of the fire, which happened near the corner of Ridgemont Drive... more »
  • Semi collision closes rural Louisiana highway

    October 1, 2014 9:03 PM

    NORWOOD - Highway 67 south of the state line was closed Wednesday evening as State Police worked a crash involving two 18-wheelers. Authorities said little information was available shortly after the wreck, but did describe the crash as being a "serious injury" collision. The wreck happened about a mile... more »
  • Parts of Hwy. 61 closed overnight due to wreck

    September 29, 2014 9:44 PM

    WAKEFIELD - State Police anticipate Highway 61 in rural West Feliciana will be closed well into Monday night and into early Tuesday morning after a truck carrying soybeans overturned. Troopers advised southbound lanes of the highway are closed at Brown Road. Brown Road is south of Highway 421/Spillman Road.... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in Thursday crash

    September 25, 2014 10:10 PM

    MAUREPAS - State Police believe speed was a factor in a crash where a motorcyclist died Thursday evening. Irvin W. Lachney, 35, died in the single vehicle wreck on LA Hwy 22 east of LA Hwy 16. Lachney appears to have lost control in a curve, drove into a... more »
  • National guard hosts mock terrorist attack Play Video

    September 25, 2014 4:22 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Louisiana National Guard conducted an anti-terrorism exercise Thursday morning. Several local, state, and federal agencies took part in the exercise along with the National Guard. Officials say the exercise happened so that they could see how well everyone worked together in the event an emergency... more »
  • Workers monitored at hospital following chemical exposure at plant

    September 24, 2014 3:36 PM

    GEISMAR- Employees at the Rubicon facility on Highway 75 in Ascension Parish are being observed for exposure to nitro benzene. A company spokesperson said there was a release of the solvent when a ruptured disk blew around 1:45 Wednesday afternoon. Six employees were showered on site. Three of the... more »
  • White House fence jumper made it inside residence before being arrested

    September 19, 2014 8:57 PM

    WASHINGTON - Part of the White House was evacuated Friday evening after someone jumped the fence. The incident occurred after President Barack Obama and his daughters left for Camp David in Maryland, the Associated Press reported. It was the second time in just more than a week that someone... more »
  • Person hit by vehicle outside prep football game

    September 19, 2014 8:24 PM

    WATSON - State Police worked a crash involving a pedestrian outside of Live Oak High School Friday evening. Authorities were dispatched to the scene after reports that someone was hit by a vehicle. Emergency crews were sent to the school shortly before 8 p.m. The Live Oak High... more »
  • Obama declares Napa earthquake major disaster

    September 12, 2014 2:12 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Northern California because of the Napa Valley earthquake, releasing emergency federal funding for the state. The White House announced the move in a statement Thursday night. It comes nine days after Gov. Jerry Brown sent a letter to... more »
  • Overturned semi closes EBR-Livingston connector

    September 10, 2014 7:23 PM

    WATSON- State Police closed the intersection of Magnolia Beach Road, Magnolia Bridge Road and La. 1019 Wednesday evening after a semi overturned at the end of rush hour. The highway closed shortly before 6 p.m. and was closed until about 8:30 p.m. A WBRZ photographer on the scene... more »
  • New safety app now available to LSU community

    September 9, 2014 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU launched a new app Tuesday designed to make the task of reporting emergencies or crimes easier for students, staff and faculty of the university. LSU Shield, available for free on both Android and iOS operating systems, will make reporting emergencies with more timely and accurate... more »
  • Blind man escapes apartment blaze

    September 5, 2014 8:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man, who is blind, lit his apartment on fire attempting to light a cigarette Friday evening. The fire department was called to the Black Stone Manor Apartments on Brookstown Drive. A bedroom of a ground-floor apartment was on fire, the department reported. The man told... more »
  • Vets find 43 socks in great dane's stomach check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 4, 2014 5:03 AM

    PORTLAND, OR - The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable, retching and vomiting, when his owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital. It was something he ate! X-rays showed a stomach full of "a large quantity of foreign material." Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee... more »
  • Fire with yellow smoke shuts down Florida Blvd.

    August 25, 2014 3:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters closed a highway and evacuated a business near an underground fire Monday in Baton Rouge. A fire department spokesperson said they received a report of yellow smoke coming from a fire in a drain on Florida Boulevard. Witnesses told News 2 they saw flames and... more »
  • Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson

    August 16, 2014 3:58 PM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Saturday and imposed a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. Nixon said that though many protesters were making themselves heard peacefully, the... more »
  • WHO: Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 8, 2014 2:05 AM

    LONDON - The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread. On Friday, WHO announced the Ebola outbreak - the largest and longest in history - is worrying enough to merit... more »
  • Fire extinguished at The Myrtles check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 6, 2014 9:35 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- A fire on the property of The Myrtles Plantation was extinguished Wednesday night, but not before destroying the plantation gift shop. St. Francisville Police Chief Scott Ford said what was not burned was ruined by water. Ford said the gift shop was about eight to ten feet... more »
  • Fireboat like this likely needed in Livingston check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 5, 2014 10:31 PM

    ST AMANT - The fire department here has a tool that could be needed in neighboring Livingston Parish: a fireboat. The boat, recently purchased by the St. Amant Fire Department, assists all sorts of emergencies on the water. Recently, it was dispatched to help battle a fire in a remote... more »
  • Workers trapped in fish processing equipment ID'd

    August 5, 2014 3:22 PM

    EMPIRE - Doctors and nurses are assisting two men who were severely injured when they became stuck in a piece of equipment used to process fish. The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office released updated information about the situation that unfolded late Monday night. The workers were identified as Manuel Hernandez,... more »
  • Workers trapped in equipment at fish processing plant

    August 4, 2014 10:35 PM

    EMPIRE- Two workers at a fish packaging facility had to be rescued after they became stuck in equipment for hours Monday. Emergency crews were able to free one worker two-and-a-half hours after he became stuck. As of this post, a second worker was still trapped. The Plaquemines Parish... more »
  • Several rushed to hospital after afternoon wreck

    August 1, 2014 4:54 PM

    CENTRAL- Sheriff's deputies spent the evening working a crash that closed Denham Road and sent several people to the hospital, sources said. The wreck happened at El Ranchito and involved as many as three vehicles, according to people at the scene. Children were among the injured. There was... more »
  • Second train wreck reported in the area

    August 1, 2014 4:42 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A second train wreck has slowed traffic and forced emergency responders into action in our area Friday. Witnesses told WBRZ News 2, a car and train collided in Iberville Parish near the National Guard complex. The train came to a stop near the crossing on Belleview Drive.... more »
  • After guilty verdict, man slashes throat and wrists

    July 31, 2014 8:00 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE- Court staff and prosecutors watched a man attempt to kill himself with a small razor blade after being found guilty of sex crimes Thursday. Authorities said Robbie Frith, 57, slit his throat and both of his wrists just as the court was about to remand him into... more »
  • Another crash at dangerous Bluff Road curve

    July 30, 2014 10:30 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Just more than a month since a driver lost control of her SUV and barreled off Bluff Road in Ascension Parish, killing two children , another driver ended up wrecking in the same area Wednesday evening. The driver of the a pickup veered off Bluff Road and... more »
  • Driver arrested in hit-and-run where child was hurt

    July 28, 2014 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 20-year-old woman faces charges after a hit-and-run crash where a child was seriously hurt Monday. Police said Maigan Scott hit a six-year-old girl on a bicycle on Washington Avenue between Plank and North 26th Street. According to police, after Scott hit the child, she left the... more »
  • One killed in sailboat accident on Lake Pontchartrain

    July 25, 2014 9:28 PM

    MADISONVILLE - One person died in a sailboat accident at the mouth of the Tchefuncte River in Lake Pontchartrain Friday evening. A second person was thrown from boat and was rescued, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said. WWL TV reported the boat flipped over. Deputies said they... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: West Baton Rouge family shares images of near-death camping trip

    July 24, 2014 11:02 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A man who survived a near-death camping trip shared pictures of the aftermath with WBRZ News 2. Krik Sanchez, 47, and his family were in a large camping group near the Canadian border earlier this week when severe storms moved over their site. The storm created what... more »
  • West BR man, teen survive near-death camping trip

    July 22, 2014 11:05 PM

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Minn. - At least two people from West Baton Rouge were injured when a strong storm moved over their campsite near the Canadian border Tuesday morning. Kirk Sanchez, 47, and Hayden Toups, 13, were taken to the hospital when a tree fell on their tent. Sanchez... more »
  • 911 dispatchers overwhelmed by 'butt dials' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 22, 2014 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Call centers in Baton Rouge are receiving an overwhelming amount of accidental phone calls and it's affecting their response to real emergencies. East Baton Rouge Parish averages between 30 and 35 "butt dials" an hour, a number they have seen drastically increase over the last few... more »
  • Fire torches Highland restaurant check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 18, 2014 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Firefighters spent Friday night battling a fire at a strip mall. The fire appears to have started near the Arzi's Greek and Lebanese store in the Kenilworth Shopping Center shortly after 10 p.m. Fire investigators said the fire was caused by a fan motor located in... more »
  • Another Friday traffic fiasco on the Basin Bridge

    July 18, 2014 4:25 PM

    GROSSE TETE- Drivers traveling eastbound had to deal with another mess of traffic due to a wreck in Iberville Parish Friday afternoon. Traffic cameras showed traffic was stopped almost across the entire 18-mile long bridge over the Atchafalaya Basin for about an hour. The incident comes a week... more »
  • Construction on schedule for health clinic check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 17, 2014 6:15 PM

    IBERVILLE - Construction on Iberville's $20 million emergency department is nearing completion, and hospital representatives say patients should expect to have a local health clinic by Dec. 1. The parish has been without a hospital since 2008 when River West Medical Center was destroyed by Hurricane Gustav. Patients have... more »

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