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  • Lafayette offering free bus rides beginning Black Friday

    November 20, 2016 12:23 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The City of Lafayette is offering free bus rides for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Lafayette Transit System says its "No Pay Bus Day," on Nov. 25 and 26, is in recognition of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux says the promotion applies to all... more »
  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $540 million for Friday drawing

    July 7, 2016 1:57 PM

    DES MOINES - The Mega Millions jackpot has increased to $540 million, as brisk ticket sales fuel the estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing. Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and lead director for Mega Millions, says sales leading up to Friday's drawing have exceeded expectations resulting in the... more »
  • Changing weather into the weekend

    January 8, 2016 7:08 AM

    After a milder end to the work week, a cold front will bring rain and much cooler temperatures over the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Friday will feature morning clouds and fog followed by a few breaks of afternoon sun. Because of the considerable cloudiness... more »
  • Game on: a weekend without rain

    November 13, 2015 7:19 AM

    Calm weather and cooler air will highlight the weekend. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: The week will end with a mixture of sun and high clouds. Temperatures will make it into the mid 60s for most, but could potentially stay a little lower if thicker clouds filter out... more »
  • October 30, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    October 30, 2015 7:43 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Fire marshal investigating accident at GBR State Fair Baton Rouge Halloween Parade moved up due to weather concerns BRPD investigating deadly park shooting Heavy rain, strong storms expected on Halloween Updates all day, every day: FACEBOOK |... more »
  • 13-mile-long traffic jam complicated Friday commute home

    October 16, 2015 7:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Friday traffic fiasco returned this week with a traffic jam that stretched 13 miles. An earlier crash slowed traffic on I-10 West from Bluebonnet to Highway 415 in West Baton Rouge. There were subsequent crashes in the jam that slowed traffic even more. Eastbound... more »
  • One man is dead after being stabbed by his girlfriend

    October 3, 2015 1:00 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE, La. - A domestic dispute ended deadly Friday night. Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to reports of yelling and screaming coming from the 18000 block of Pinehurst Dr. Upon arrival, the deputies found blood throughout the house, but no one was home. Shortly after, the Sheriff's... more »
  • State income tax filing deadline Friday

    May 13, 2015 4:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The deadline for filing 2014 Louisiana individual income tax returns is Friday. Taxpayers needing more time to prepare their returns must submit an extension request by the filing deadline to avoid late-filing penalties. The Louisiana Department of Revenue recommends electronic filing for taxpayers for the fastest, most error-free... more »
  • Restaurants stocked up ahead of first Friday of Lent Play Video

    February 20, 2015 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's the first Friday of Lent, and restaurants throughout the area were prepped and stocked up on seafood to meet the insatiable demand. Boiled, sautéed or fried to perfection, it's a top choice for those forgoing meet due to observance of the Catholic institution of Lent.... more »
  • St. James Gumbo: The perfect recipe for Lent Play Video

    February 20, 2015 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's the first Friday in Lent, which means it's time for a Baton Rouge Lenten tradition. They'll start serving gumbo today at St. James Episcopal Church. It's served every Friday during Lent from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at 205 North 4th Street in downtown Baton Rouge.... more »
  • U-High and Central win jamboree games Play Video

    August 29, 2014 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - High school jamborees continuing on Friday in the Baton Rouge Area. At Olympia Park, U-High defeating McKinley 21-7 thanks to Nic Brossette, who scored a touchdown in the game. Also at Olympia, Northeast defeating Tara 8-6. In Zachary, Central getting the win over Baker 21-0, as James... more »
  • The Friday traffic fiasco has arrived

    August 29, 2014 3:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The nightmare drive through the state's capital has begun; starting earlier than usual for many drivers Friday. State traffic cameras show I-10 is clogged heading over the Mississippi River. Congestion builds near the bridge and is slow, if not stopped in a few areas, to Siegen Lane.... more »
  • Live Oak Eagles fall to the Zachary Broncos Play Video

    October 5, 2013 12:10 AM

    WATSON, LA - In a low-scoring battle, the Live Oak Eagles fell victim to the Zachary Broncos. Zachary High School defeated Live Oak High School 12-7. The Eagles took the loss at their home field in Watson. more »
  • Central Wildcats get the win in a tight game Play Video

    October 5, 2013 12:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With only a 1-point margin, the Central High School football team defeated Scotlandville Magnet. The Wildcats took down the Hornets 27-26. Scotlandville Magnet High School hosted the game. more »
  • Episcopal takes down Ascension Catholic Play Video

    October 4, 2013 11:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Episcopal Knights came out on top in their showdown against the Ascension Catholic Bulldogs. Episcopal comfortably beat East Ascension High by the margin of 22-7. The face-off between the Knights and the Bulldogs was the Blitz's Game of the Week for week 5 of... more »
  • LSU-Arkansas game to remain on Friday in 2013

    May 22, 2013 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU and Arkansas will play on what has become its traditional Friday slot in 2013 as the two teams will square off in Tiger Stadium on Nov. 29. The Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday the kickoff for the Tigers and the Razorbacks is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.... more »
  • It's over! Boston mayor's Tweet eases a nation

    April 19, 2013 10:36 PM

    WATERTOWN, Mass.- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, so-called "Suspect No. 2" in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, was captured Friday night, hiding in a boat behind a house near Boston. His brother, Tamerlan, was killed hours earlier in an attempt to escape police. Dzhokhar, 19, was last reported in serious condition after... more »
  • NAACP to talk about racism and police

    March 21, 2013 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The NAACP plans to discuss issues it has with the city police department Friday. The group has called a news conference for Friday morning, to talk about claims of racism in the Baton Rouge Police Department. NAACP leaders said they want the force to reflect the... more »
  • Southdowns parade to close parts of Stanford Avenue, Perkins Road Friday

    February 7, 2013 2:43 PM

    Baton Rouge- Portions of Stanford Avenue and Perkins Road in Baton Rouge will be closed due to the Southdowns Mardi Gras Parade Friday evening. This is in addition to residential streets in the Southdowns neighborhood. Stanford from Hyacinth Avenue to Perkins Road will be closed from 8 p.m.... more »

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