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  • Non-profit groups donate to Harvey first responders Play Video

    September 3, 2017 7:40 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - In Baton Rouge, Denham Springs and Central, two non-profits, "Back the Blue" and "Behind the Line," spent their weekend collecting hundreds of donations. Saturday the volunteers collected at BRPD Headquarters on Airline Hwy. and Sam’s Club in Denham Springs. Sunday, the two groups collected donations at... more »
  • FEMA house-hauler damaged water line; Homeowner soaked Play Video

    August 18, 2017 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is facing a large bill after a tractor-trailer hauling a FEMA Manufactured Housing Unit drove over his plumbing line and broke it. Along Ventura Drive in Baton Rouge, water trickling from a pipe into the street has been a regular occurrence for weeks. ... more »
  • That's no average runner: Bear crosses through Colorado race

    June 11, 2017 7:51 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Some runners didn't expect to see a bear on their Colorado race route. Donald Sanborn says he was about 5 miles into the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run on Sunday when the bear ambled across a roadway near Colorado Springs. ... more »
  • Historic streetcar line to become wheelchair-accessible

    May 1, 2017 4:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal court settlement requires New Orleans transit officials to make the city's historic St. Charles Streetcar line accessible to people in wheelchairs. The settlement was announced Monday in a news release from lawyers for three wheelchair users who filed the suit a year ago. The agreement... more »
  • Edwards: Louisiana in 'race against time' to save the coast

    March 27, 2017 4:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor John Bel Edwards detailed proposed legislation for protecting and restoring the state's coastline Monday. The proposals are part of the governor's legislative package to be considered in the regular session set to begin April 10. The Coastal Master Plan recommends 120 projects that will... more »
  • Garbage truck strikes power line, causes outages in Denham Springs

    January 16, 2017 5:12 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – First responders assisted a garbage truck driver who struck a power line on Monday afternoon. The truck hit a power line in the 24000 block of Homestead Drive in Denham Springs and caused some downed lines. The District 5 fire chief confirmed to WBRZ that units... more »
  • Parts of Bluebonnet Blvd to be closed on Jan. 14

    January 12, 2017 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Parts of Bluebonnet Boulevard will be closed on Saturday due to water line repairs. According to the Department of Transportation and Development, Bluebonnet will be closed in the northbound direction at World Ministry Avenue. The closure will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Jan.... more »
  • Students evacuated after gas line ruptures at school

    December 22, 2015 3:55 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - School administrators said a gas line break at Oak Grove Primary in Prairieville forced them to shelter students for a time until they could evacuate them from the campus. The school said the break in the gas line happened during construction on the campus Tuesday afternoon. Nobody... more »
  • Just in time for bed, evacuation lifted after gas line rupture Play Video

    May 28, 2015 5:50 PM

    ZACHARY - Families in a quiet neighborhood just outside the city were able to return home just in time for bed Thursday night. They were forced to evacuate hours earlier after a gas line ruptured. The line broke and forced people in the High Plains Crossing subdivision off... more »
  • At least 18 killed in accident involving Carnival float, power line

    February 17, 2015 3:59 AM

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - At least 18 people on a packed Carnival float in Haiti's capital have been electrocuted by a power line. The accident occurred as thousands filled the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince for the raucous annual celebration. People at the scene say someone on the float used a pole... more »
  • Groundbreaking for new streetcar line in New Orleans

    January 28, 2015 3:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled Wednesday for a new streetcar line in New Orleans. The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority says the ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. on North Rampart Street near the New Orleans Athletic Club. Construction began earlier this month on the 1.6-mile... more »

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