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  • Drainage a constant concern along Jefferson Highway Play Video

    June 5, 2017 6:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ditches holding debris and water-blocking culverts are creating problems for drivers and residents. It's about a mile stretch on both sides of Old Jefferson Highway between Tiger Bend and Barringer Foreman Road. Business owner Bob Hendrick says he's been watching it get worse for nearly... more »
  • One killed in wreck on Jefferson Hwy. Thursday

    March 2, 2017 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – One man died in a crash on Jefferson Highway Thursday morning. Louisiana State Police say that 64-year-old William Alford was driving a Ford pickup truck and veered into oncoming traffic when he crashed into another vehicle. According to State Police, both drivers were taken to... more »
  • Day care owner worried about traffic, safety of children Play Video

    December 15, 2016 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Increased traffic over the years on Jefferson Highway may be putting children at one day care at risk. The owner of Guardian Angel Day Care is asking for help to slow the traffic down. "I just feel like they're all my children and I don't want... more »
  • Two men wanted for burglarizing car at Jefferson Highway apartments

    November 2, 2016 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for two men seen burglarizing a vehicle at an apartment complex on Jefferson Highway. According to EBRSO, vehicle was burglarized at the Millennium Towne Center Apartments located at 6810 Jefferson Highway on Oct. 26. According to reports, the... more »
  • Man drowns at Jefferson Lake apartments

    July 20, 2016 2:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - EBR Sheriff’s Office deputies say a man drowned in a lake near an apartment complex on Jefferson Highway. Deputies said they were dispatched to the location in reference to a drowning victim. Investigators learned that the victim was at the Jefferson Lakes apartment complex and allegedly... more »
  • Victim of Kindletree Drive shooting dies Play Video

    May 18, 2016 9:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say one person was killed after a shooting Wednesday night on Kindletree Drive, off Jefferson Highway. It left the neighbors in the upscale Round Oak subdivision tense. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Jesse Trejos, 20, was pronounced dead at a local hospital... more »
  • Fire truck crash on Airline Highway, one transported to hospital

    May 16, 2016 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities responded to a car crash involving a fire truck on Monday around 11: 30 a.m. Initial reports said that a St. George Fire Department truck crashed with possibly two vehicles. The crash was on Airline Highway at Old Jefferson Highway. One person was transported to the hospital... more »
  • Early morning fire breaks out at Dearman's Soda Shop Play Video

    March 1, 2016 6:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Fire crews responded to a fire at Dearman's restaurant on Jefferson Highway early Tuesday morning. According to BRFD spokesman Curt Monte, the fire broke out in a back storage room of the restaurant around 2 a.m. Saint George and Baton Rouge fire crews both responded to the scene.... more »
  • Deputies searching for man who robbed Jefferson Hwy. gas station

    January 8, 2016 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are seeking the public’s help to find a man who robbed a Cracker Barrel on Jefferson Highway early Thursday morning. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the Cracker Barrel at 15421 Jefferson Highway around 2 a.m. Thursday brandishing a pistol... more »
  • Thousands still without power in EBR Parish, traffic signals out

    December 30, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Wednesday morning is seeing added gridlock after early morning storms moved through the Capital Area, causing traffic lights at some heavily used intersections to be out of service. More than 2,000 customers are currently in the dark in East Baton Rouge Parish, according to Entergy’s outage... more »
  • 'Red School House' torn down to make way for future

    March 16, 2015 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A familiar sight for Capital Area residents disappeared from view on Monday as crews demolished "The Red School House" in Bocage Village. After discussions about relocating, the owner of the "School Time" building, a company that sells school uniforms, decided to tear down the old structure... more »

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