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  • Storage tank fire extinguished overnight; inferno likely caused by lightning strike Play Video

    March 18, 2016 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Firefighters extinguished a burning oil tank fire overnight after it was likely struck by lightning. "A resident on a nearby street reported hearing a loud boom and something hit their roof," St. George Fire Department Spokesperson Eldon Ledoux said. The tank exploded and became a... more »
  • LSU moving forward with plans to redevelop 'back' of campus

    February 8, 2016 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Property Foundation is moving forward with plans to develop an outdated area of campus along Nicholson Drive. The group announced Monday, it is working on an agreement with RISE Real Estate to develop the property between West Chimes Street and Skip Bertman Drive. The... more »
  • Girl, 7, fighting for her life after near drowning

    July 18, 2015 9:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials tell WBRZ that a 7-year-old girl nearly drowned but is still fighting for her life in Baton Rouge. It happened at around 8 p.m. at an apartment complex on Nicholson Drive near Gardere Lane Saturday night. Emergency crews say the girl wasn't breathing when... more »
  • 3 bicyclists survive hit & run crash on Nicholson Play Video

    May 5, 2015 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three bicyclists survived a hit and run crash in Baton Rouge Monday night, but Louisiana State Police are still looking for the driver of a red Nissan Frontier pickup truck. The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. On Nicholson near Innovation Park Drive as the bicyclists... more »
  • Crash into Nicholson ditch kills man from Baker

    March 15, 2015 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man from Baker died from his injuries after his truck crashed into a ditch Sunday morning. Police say Dayton Guillot, 74, was travelling south on Nicholson Drive when his truck veered across the northbound lane and crashed into a ditch. It happened around 10:20 a.m.... more »
  • Distracted driver blamed for lake wreck

    December 1, 2014 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Three people jumped into a neighborhood lake after watching a vehicle get rear-ended and careen into the body of water off Nicholson Drive Monday afternoon. The St. George Fire Department said there was only one person in the vehicle, the driver, when it was hit and driven... more »
  • Iberville Parish deputy crashes in Baton Rouge Play Video

    September 2, 2014 6:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An Iberville Parish deputy was hospitalized with minor injuries after an early Tuesday morning crash in Baton Rouge. It happened just after 4:00 a.m. at the intersection of Nicholson Dr. and West Lee Dr. when the deputy was on his way to work. According to investigators,... more »
  • Burbank sewer fix to close lanes all weekend Play Video

    August 1, 2014 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People having sewer problems along Burbank Drive are getting a fix through the weekend. Burbank between Nicholson Drive and Parker Boulevard is down to one lane in both directions while workers fix the sewer system. Workers dug a hole in the middle of the roadway to... more »
  • Baton Rouge may expand bus route

    June 21, 2014 10:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Dreams of a streetcar serving the Nicholson Drive corridor that connects downtown Baton Rouge to LSU may take years to become reality, but the Capital Area Transit System is stepping up with a plan to fill the void. The parish bus system has decided to dedicate... more »
  • Police identify person killed by car

    May 5, 2014 6:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - According to police, a man is dead after he was hit by a car near LSU early Monday morning. Police responded to the accident on Nicholson Dr. around 1:30 a.m. When they arrived, they found Carrei Johnson, 65, as well as the car that hit him.... more »
  • More possible housing coming to LSU area

    October 10, 2013 9:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Plans are in motion for hundreds of new housing units to come to the LSU area off Nicholson Drive. The new development called "The Standard" would feature 274 multi-family units and a rooftop pool. The complex would be between West Chimes Street and Aster Street... more »
  • City eyes funding to expand congested street

    August 22, 2013 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The city hopes to get help from federal and state agencies to widen Nicholson Drive south of LSU in the future. There was a meeting about the project Thursday night, but no one showed up while WBRZ News 2 crews were there. Nicholson, between Brightside and... more »
  • Masked man sought in armed robbery near LSU

    July 18, 2013 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help finding an armed man who they said attacked someone near the campus this week and stole their cell phone. Capt. Cory Lalonde said it happened Wednesday morning on Highland near Nicholson Extension. They said the victim was walking along... more »
  • Accident closes Hwy. 30 in Geismar

    January 29, 2013 7:39 AM

    GEISMAR - Hwy. 30 in Geismar remains closed after an accident earlier this morning involving four vehicles, including two dump trucks. It happened around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Hwy. 73. State police say a car hit a dump truck, causing a chain reaction crash with... more »

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