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  • Breakfast with 2une In: St. Jude Walk check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 10, 2015 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- On Saturday, September 26th thousands of people will take over Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge to join the battle against childhood cancer. The St. Jude Walk/Run was started in 2008. Several cities throughout the nation participate in the event every year to raise money for cancer research.... more »
  • Highland Road closed Monday for television shoot

    June 8, 2015 9:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Highland Road will be closed today near LSU's campus. A television shoot will shut down Highland from Dalrymple Drive to Raphael Semmes Road. The LSU community is asked to use an alternate route. Traffic will be rerouted around the closure. Filming is underway for "Underground," a... more »
  • Highland Rd. reopens following accident involving18-wheeler

    January 6, 2015 8:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Highland Rd. has reopened after it was closed west of I-10 this morning while crews cleared an accident involving an 18-wheeler. According to State Police, the truck was jack knifed near Highland Crossing, blocking the road. Highland was shutdown in both directions. Drivers were advised... more »
  • Perkins widening plan concerning for some check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 17, 2014 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A first-hand look at an effort to widen Perkins Road from Siegen to Highland has some concerned about the construction plan. The project has been in the works for 10 years and Wednesday, the Department of Transportation and Development along with city-parish government presented its plan... more »
  • Police: Gas station robbed, suspect at large

    August 3, 2014 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a gas station was robbed at 2:15 a.m. Sunday and they are still tracking down the robber. The gas station is on the corner of Highland Road and Lee Drive. Officials say the robber was armed with a handgun and got... 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 »
  • Victim of Bayou Manchac crash identified

    May 23, 2014 4:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Memorial Day weekend is off to a deadly start on the roadway in Baton Rouge. A car drove off the interstate and into Bayou Manchac near the East Baton Rouge-Ascension Parish line just after midnight Friday. It happened off of I-10 East just past the... more »
  • 100 gallons of fuel spilled on roadway

    February 25, 2014 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic fully reopened an I-10 exit ramp in East Baton Rouge Parish affected by a fuel spill Tuesday. The spill happened after a wreck at the exit ramp from I-10 East onto Highland Road. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department a piece of debris on... more »
  • One dead in Highland Rd. wreck

    December 6, 2013 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One person died in a wreck that closed Highland Road Friday night. Two people were in one car that crashed, authorities said. The wreck happened near the observatory between Pecue and Siegen. One person was taken to the hospital with injuries the second person died at... more »
  • Police looking for Family Dollar burglar

    December 3, 2013 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are trying to identify the burglar of Family Dollar store. Police say the suspect threw a rock through the window of the store on Highland Road around 3:30am on November 29. The suspect was later seen on surveillance video running south... more »
  • $1.3 billion sewer project to cause traffic snags

    November 11, 2013 8:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lee Drive will have partial lane closures for the next two weeks so crews can repair the road after sewer lines were installed over the summer. The lanes will be fully opened each day during peak hours, 6:30am to 9:30am and 3:30pm to 6:30pm, to allow sufficient... more »
  • Masked man sought in armed robbery near LSU

    July 18, 2013 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help finding an armed man who they said attacked someone near the campus this week and stole their cell phone. Capt. Cory Lalonde said it happened Wednesday morning on Highland near Nicholson Extension. They said the victim was walking along... more »
  • Heavy congestion after wreck on I-10

    June 18, 2013 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials closed I-10 East after a wreck past Highland Road during the afternoon rush. State Police said the wreck was located three miles past the Highland exit and blocked all eastbound lanes, but traffic was still passing on the shoulder. Traffic backed up in... more »
  • I-10 E at Highland Rd reopens after accident

    February 14, 2013 7:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic management officials say all lanes are now open on I-10 East past Highland Rd. at mile marker 171 after an accident this morning. No word on how many vehicles were involved or if anyone was injured. more »
  • Interstate snarl creates havoc for BR businesses check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 6, 2012 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- It was the same call again and again for Mercer Studio Salon Manager Susie Chaney today: dozens of clients telling her they're running late, or even cancelling because of traffic trouble. "People weren't happy about it," Chaney told News 2. "Especially the holidays, they want their hair... more »
  • One killed in East Baton Rouge crash

    October 2, 2012 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Emergency crews are responding to a fatal crash just outside city limits. Sources say a motorcyclist died in the wreck, near Jefferson and Highland. No other details were available. Stay with WBRZ.com and News2 for updates. more »
  • I-10 west at Highland reopened

    September 14, 2012 2:13 PM

    Baton Rouge- All lanes on I-10 west at Highland Road in Baton Rouge are now open, following a five-vehicle wreck this afternoon. It happened just after 12:30 p.m. State Police said there were no serious injuries. more »
  • Teachers walk neighborhood for students check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 6, 2012 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- In true door-to-door fashion, teachers from Highland Elementary walked the streets of Gardere today reminding the community that school starts in two days. The annual event brings teachers into their students' neighborhood so they can meet face-to-face before classes begin. "Sometimes the community is separate from... more »
  • Iberia Bank robbed by suspect wearing a large, fake beard check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 7, 2012 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police responded to a reported bank robbery Monday morning, making it the fourth reported robbery within seven days. It happened at the Iberia Bank branch on 7325 Highland Road at Highland Park Drive. Police say the suspect walked into the bank with a... more »
  • Deputy recovering after flipping unit near Highland Road

    March 10, 2012 10:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An EBRSO deputy is recovering after flipping his cruiser near Siegan and Highland Roads. It happened around 10pm Friday night. EBRSO says he was traveling south on Siegan Road to respond to a call when something ran out in front of him, causing him to lose... more »
  • Early morning armed robbery reported near LSU

    January 6, 2012 1:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSUPD sent out an emergency text to LSU students around 1:15 a.m. Friday morning to warn them of an armed robbery near the North Gates of LSU. Police say the robbery took place on the corner of Chimes and Highland Road. They are looking for... more »
  • Downed power line creates traffic hazard

    August 1, 2011 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Strong storms moving through the Baton Rouge area took down a power line in the sourthern part of the city-parish, creating a dangerous situation for drivers. Police and fire were called to the intersection of Kennilworth and Highland after a power line snapped, sparking and setting... more »
  • Investigation underway after two trucks collide overnight

    July 11, 2011 2:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An investigation is underway after two trucks collided overnight. It happened at the intersection of Highland Road and Bluebonnet Boulevard. Few details are known at this time, but we do know a street sweeper and a pickup truck crashed into one another just after midnight. ... more »

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