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  • Changes coming to accident hot zone Play Video

    October 23, 2014 5:09 PM

    CENTRAL - Changes are coming to an intersection notorious for wrecks in Central. The state has come up with a solution they believe will stop the repetitive problem at Greenwell Springs and Sullivan Road, by changing the eastbound left turn signal on Greenwell Springs Road. Currently, the light allows... more »
  • State won't install light, could improve intersection Play Video

    March 7, 2014 5:52 PM

    GALVEZ- A stretch of LA 42 deemed dangerous by residents, won't get a traffic signal installed by the state because DOTD says the traffic count doesn't meet the standards needed for a signal. Sheri Thompson, 56, was killed during a head on collision Thursday morning on LA 42 near... more »
  • Lightening dark marks and freckles with IPL Play Video

    December 2, 2013 4:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dr. Ann Zedlitz discussed a procedure today on News 2 at 4 to lighten dark spots and freckles, called Intense Pulse Light or IPL. The procedure uses bursts of light to target melanin-producing parts of the skin just below the surface. Dr. Z said a few... more »
  • It's the best obituary ever written

    October 2, 2013 9:57 PM

    GULFPORT- It's possibly the best obituary ever written, it's just a shame that it's catching attention after so much time has passed since the man's death in March. But, one thing is for sure, Harry Weathersby Stamps, a ladies' man according to the writing, would have been very interested in... more »
  • DOTD: Survey to help plan future of La. 1 Play Video

    February 25, 2013 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State transportation leaders hope to gather input from the community that will help plan future road improvements on La. 1 between West Baton Rouge Parish and Plaquemine. The survey is part of a study that should wrap by summer. Click here to give your input. ... more »
  • State lawmaker starts new fight against red light cameras Play Video

    February 21, 2013 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Representative Paul Hollis (R-Covington) says if you live in an area that does not use red light cameras, you should not have to pay fines. He has filed a bill for the upcoming session to make it law. Hollis says drivers with a car registered... more »
  • Shedding light on acne treatments Play Video

    February 18, 2013 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Doctor Z starts her new focus on acne today on News 2 at 4 by shedding light on some new treatments. She discussed Omnilux blue light therapy, which uses non-UV light to eliminate bacteria which causes skin blemishes. Dr. Z will continue her acne series... more »
  • Woman seeks to keep middle finger light display

    January 7, 2013 2:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The holidays may be over, but a Denham Springs woman wants to keep her unusual light display on her roof, showing an extended middle finger to her neighbors. A federal judge heard testimony Monday about whether Sarah Childs should be granted an injunction, barring the city of... more »
  • Historic lighthouse washes away Play Video

    September 21, 2012 5:31 PM

    MANCHAC - An historical landmark that once guided ships through the Lake Ponchartrain and Maurepas causeway has washed away. The Pass Manchac Lighthouse has been around since the 1800's, but it wasn't strong enough to withstand high waters from Hurricane Isaac. Virgil Allen's great-grandfather and grandfather looked after... more »
  • Traffic signals slowly returning to normal

    August 23, 2012 10:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State traffic engineers said they are working to return traffic signals in Baton Rouge back to their normal settings after a chemical spill on the interstate caused traffic jams yesterday. The lights along major arteries such as Airline Highway were switched to allow traffic going certain... more »
  • Red light bills scheduled for debate in committee

    April 26, 2012 9:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers will consider several changes concerning red light camera operations in Louisiana. One would ban unpaid citations from issued through an automated camera system from being sent to a collection agency. We'll track these bills and others important to you today. Look for updates on more »
  • Painter of light battled alcoholism

    April 13, 2012 10:27 AM

    MONTE SERENO, CA - A family member says painter Thomas Kinkade battled alcoholism over the past several years and had a relapse just before his death at his home in Santa Clara County. Kinkade's brother, Patrick, said decades of attacks on Kinkade's work and a split with his wife two... more »
  • Bill could change yellow traffic light timing

    April 3, 2012 10:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers are discussing whether or not to increase the amount of time a traffic light stays yellow to five seconds. Already, some traffic signals in Baton Rouge run yellow lights at 5 seconds, but some slower intersections only use 4 seconds of yellow time. Experts say... more »
  • Bill would ban red light cameras without public approval Play Video

    February 29, 2012 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Senator Danny Martiny, R-Kenner, says you should decide whether red light cameras are right for your community. His bill would ban automated traffic camera systems unless they are approved by the public. Martiny says the cameras violate a driver's rights because you are guilty until... more »
  • Bill would tighten regulations regarding red light cameras

    February 29, 2012 10:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A state lawmaker says red light cameras and speed cameras are a ripoff, and the public should help decide if the automated systems should be used on a local level. Senator Danny Martiny, R- Kenner, prefiled a bill which bans local governments from imposing fines for tickets... more »
  • Longest Lights airs tonight at 10 Play Video

    February 13, 2012 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Rob Krieger investigates one of the longest lights in Baton Rouge. Find out which one tonight at 10. more »
  • Governor's Mansion goes red for heart disease

    February 2, 2010 5:01 AM

    The Louisiana Governor's Mansion is illuminated in red light this week to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease in women. First lady Supriya Jindal announced that the mansion is joining other buildings around the country in shining a red light, as part of the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women"... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Jan. 12

    January 12, 2010 5:44 PM

    How fat stored below your waist can help your health, the link between TV and early death, and the effect light has on migraines are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Lights Out campaign

    October 5, 2009 5:25 AM

    This week residents in District 5 and East Baton Rouge Parish are being asked to report any street light outages. Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards says when streets are not well lit, it allows opportunity for problems and traffic accidents. Outages can be reported by calling 1-800-9OUTAGE or 1-800-ENTERGY. You can also... more »

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