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  • Colorado police search for 6-year-old missing since New Year's Eve

    January 2, 2017 4:05 PM

    AURORA - Police in the Denver suburb of Aurora are searching for a 6-year-old boy who has been missing since New Year's Eve. David Puckett was reported missing on Saturday night after apparently wandering off from his home. Denver-area police agencies and volunteers searched for David on Saturday night and... more »
  • Uber predicts surge in Baton Rouge on New Year's Eve

    December 30, 2016 11:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Even if it rains Saturday night, revelers are still expected to be out in force, and the mobile taxi service Uber could charge higher rates as a result. In an email, Uber predicts prices to surge right after midnight, and rates will likely remain high for hours.... more »
  • Gov. Edwards and First Lady to participate in "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve"

    December 30, 2016 2:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Governor John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards will participate in "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017" from New Orleans. The governor and first lady will discuss Louisiana's culture and the resiliency of the people of the state during the celebration.... more »
  • Bourbon Street to be pedestrian mall for New Year's weekend

    December 27, 2016 5:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says that to ensure that truck-driving terrorists cannot get to the city's biggest New Year's crowds, much of Bourbon Street will be pedestrian-only. He says trucks will block intersections from New Year's Eve through the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2. Landrieu says... more »
  • UN's Ban Ki-moon to push Times Square 2017 countdown button

    December 26, 2016 10:14 AM

    NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will perform one last ceremonial duty before ending his 10-year leadership of the world body. Organizers of the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration announced Monday that Ban will push the Waterford crystal button to begin the official 60-second countdown to 2017.... more »
  • CNN to again host New Year's countdown in New Orleans

    December 20, 2016 10:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - CNN will again celebrate New Year's Eve in New Orleans. The Times-Picayune reports Don Lemon and Brooke Baldwin will host a Central Time Zone countdown to the new year in the Crescent City. Baldwin and Baton Rouge native Lemon have marked New Year's Eve from New Orleans... more »
  • Dick Clark's New Years Eve to include live broadcast from New Orleans

    December 5, 2016 12:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," the annual year-ending television special, will include a live broadcast from New Orleans in its countdown to 2017, WWL reports. Producers announced Monday that the special will include a live remote broadcast from New Orleans in its... more »
  • Year-long bicentennial celebration to kick-off on New Year's Eve

    November 3, 2016 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Mayor Kip Holden announced that the city will kick-off a year-long Bicentennial celebration on New Year's Eve. The Baton Rouge Bicentennial will kick-off at the 2016 Red Stick Revelry New Year's Eve celebration at The Crest Stage in Glavez Plaza and the North Boulevard Town Square... more »
  • Fire breaks out near Dubai's New Year's fireworks display

    December 31, 2015 1:44 PM

    DUBAI - Fire broke out in a residential building near Dubai's massive New Year's Eve fireworks display. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire, which ran up at least 20 stories of the building near the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper. Burning debris rained down from the... more »
  • NY ex-con charged with planning New Year's Eve terror attack

    December 31, 2015 12:28 PM

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Federal authorities say a New York ex-con has been arrested on charges he was planning a New Year's Eve attack at a bar to prove to the Islamic State he was worthy to join it in Syria. Twenty-five-year-old Emanuel Lutchman was arrested Wednesday. Steven Slawinski, his... more »
  • The CFP semifinals, a new tradition for New Year's Eve

    December 29, 2015 4:36 PM

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - When it comes to which sports have a foothold on holidays, the NFL owns Thanksgiving, the NBA owns Christmas and college football has long been associated with New Year's Day. Now, college football wants New Year's Eve, too. Including Thursday's matchups in the Orange... more »
  • Drunk driving enforcement efforts peak for New Year's Eve

    December 28, 2015 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement noted on the last Monday of the year that enforcement of impaired-driving laws will not be letting up simply because the Christmas holiday is behind us. In the week ahead, they'll be ramping up efforts to be prepared for what has become one of the... more »
  • DOTD says changes could be coming to deadly curve

    January 14, 2015 1:19 PM

    WALKER - State traffic officials said Wednesday they have no plans to reduce speed along a stretch of road where several deadly wrecks have happened in Livingston Parish, including a wreck on New Year's Eve which killed three people. However, the Department of Transportation and Development said they would... more »
  • Neighborhoods pitch in to fight firework celebrations Play Video

    December 31, 2014 8:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A community is joining together to stop illegal activity on New Year's Eve. "It's just so dangerous and we need to make sure that we are doing it safely," Goodwood Property Owners Association member, Tina Villa said. "So that means with organized groups or downtown or... more »
  • New Year's Eve brings the sounds and sights

    December 31, 2014 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUG E- As the clock ticks on the final hours of 2014, people are doing all they can to get ready for the new year. Some folks are spending hundreds of dollars on explosives for their firework celebration. "I was thinking about $100, trying not to max... more »
  • Family shines light on consequences of drunk driving Play Video

    December 31, 2014 5:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A brother and sister who buried six members of their family two years ago spoke out today, hoping to stop people from driving drunk on New Year's Eve. In May of 2012 Brett Gerald was under the influence and crashed into an oncoming car, killing everyone... more »
  • Flurries, scant snow in Vegas on New Year's Eve

    December 31, 2014 12:49 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas visitors hoping for a winter wonderland on New Year's Eve are getting plenty of cold but not much of the white stuff. The National Weather Service reported snow showers and flurries Wednesday morning in parts of the Las Vegas valley but virtually none of it... more »
  • New Year's celebrations underway in Red Stick

    December 31, 2014 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - People in Baton Rouge started celebrating the New Year early with Red Stick Revelry kids' events Wednesday morning downtown. The city's official New Year's Eve celebration started at 11 a.m. with hands-on arts activities for children, including making Choctaw dream catchers with local artists and dancing... more »
  • Ministry has New Year's Eve Times Square message

    December 30, 2014 5:15 PM

    PETERSBURG, KY - The Christian ministry that operates the Creation Museum in Kentucky will be running a video ad in New York's Times Square during the annual New Year's Eve celebration. Answers in Genesis President Ken Ham says the 15-second message will be seen seven minutes per hour over Broadway... more »

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