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  • LSP seeks pickup in hit-and-run

    October 28, 2013 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police asked for the public's help finding a pickup they said was involved in a hit-and-run wreck which injured another driver in East Baton Rouge Parish Monday. Troopers said they're searching for a newer-model, silver full-size Chevy pickup which hit a car on Jefferson south... more »
  • Gas leak now under control

    October 10, 2013 9:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A gas leak on the 9500 block of Barringer Foreman Road is now under control according responders at Entergy. The area between Airline and Jefferson Highways has reopened. St. George Fire Department did not detect any dangerous levels of natural gas in the area. more »
  • EBRSO: Two booked after meth lab fire

    August 28, 2013 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people in East Baton Rouge Parish Tuesday night after they said one of them was injured in a meth fire. Deputies arrested Amanda Henderson, 26, and Mark Degruiter, 27, after the fire around 10 p.m. at 7940 Jefferson Highway. Investigators said... more »
  • Cement truck spill closes highway

    March 15, 2013 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A cement truck spill closed a busy Baton Rouge highway this afternoon, according to city police. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the truck spilled cement on Jefferson Highway near Corporate Boulevard this afternoon. The road re-opened just after 4:30 p.m., after the hardened cement was cleared... more »
  • Woman killed in wreck had a history of traffic violations Play Video

    November 13, 2012 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman died this morning after driving into a van on Jefferson Highway. The woman, 29-year-old Shannan Taylor, was due in court tomorrow morning for driving without a license in an unregistered car. She was leaving her boyfriend's apartment, after they got into an... more »
  • Woman killed in wreck, highway shut down

    November 13, 2012 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman died this morning after a wreck on Jefferson Highway. Sheriff's deputies said Shannan Fergeson Taylor, 29, was hit at the intersection of Jefferson and Inniswold around 8:30 a.m. They said her seat belt didn't work, so she wasn't wearing it when... more »
  • EBRSO: Reward offered in fake check case

    August 13, 2012 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of a man they said cashed a fake check in Baton Rouge for more than $2,200 in real cash. EBRSO spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said the man cashed the check May 30 around 1 p.m. at a bank on Jefferson Highway. ... more »
  • 5,000 Entergy customers without power

    January 13, 2011 11:32 AM

    Around 5,000 Entergy customers are without power in the Jefferson Hwy area between 1-10 and 1-12 (see map above). Entergy says power went out around 10:30, should be restored by 12:30pm-1pm. No word on what caused the outage. more »
  • Salons collecting hair for oil cleanup

    May 4, 2010 11:41 AM

    A hair salon on Jefferson Hwy. is collecting hair for the oil spill cleanup efforts. A hairdresser I spoke with says clean hair naturally absorbs the most oil so they shampoo before they start cutting. The hair they are collecting will be sent to a location in New... more »
  • Sheriff's Office on scene at Inniswold complex

    April 15, 2010 5:31 PM

    The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is assisting federal authorities in serving a warrant in the 4300 block Inniswold Road, near the corner of Jefferson Highway and Bluebonnet. A SWAT team and negotiators are on scene at a town home complex behind what used to be Noah’s Pet Supplies.... more »
  • Detectives looking for armed robber

    April 6, 2010 3:48 PM

    Baton Rouge Police detectives are looking for a man accused of armed robbery. It happened on Sunday, April 4, around 8:30 a.m. in front of the Citizen’s Bank on Jefferson Highway. The suspect ran up with a gun to a man making a commercial deposit at the drop box. The... more »
  • Jefferson Highway at College Drive intersection closed

    October 9, 2009 11:43 AM

    The intersection of Jefferson Highway at College Drive is still closed after a large tree limb fell in the road this morning. The limb fell across Jefferson after two cars collided and hit a tree. The limb damaged power lines and traffic lights. Crews from the Department of Transportation... more »
  • Intersection closed due to fallen tree limb

    October 9, 2009 5:56 AM

    The intersection of 6100 Jefferson Highway and 6000 College Drive is closed until further notice because of a large tree limb. The limb fell across Jefferson Highway damaging power lines and traffic lights. Crews from DOTD and Entergy are currently on scene working to restore all utilities as soon as... more »
  • Police looking for robbery suspect

    September 23, 2009 11:04 AM

    Baton Rouge Police need your help finding a man who robbed a convenience store. It happened at a Circle K on Jefferson Highway three days ago. Police say the man tried to buy a beer, but the clerk refused to sell it to him because it was too late. That's... more »

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