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  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Police release sketch of rape, kidnapping suspect

    October 3, 2012 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released an artist's sketch of the man suspected in a rape and kidnapping reported in Baton Rouge. Lt. Don Kelly with BRPD said the victim in the case described the man as awhite male, 30 to 35 years of age, average height and weight, with... more »
  • Police investigating reported kidnapping, rape

    October 2, 2012 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said they're investigating a reported kidnapping and rape south of the LSU campus. Lt. Don Kelly said the alleged victim told police that on Monday afternoon she was approached by a man in the parking lot of an apartment complex near Brightside... more »
  • Pedestrian struck on Nicholson Drive

    August 17, 2012 7:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One person is in the hospital this morning, after being struck by a vehicle early Friday. Police found the 21-year-old victim lying in the road in the 4400 block of Nicholson Drive, around 3:30 a.m. He is said to have suffered life-threatening injuries. His name... more »
  • Intersection revamp at Lee and Nicholson back on track check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 12, 2012 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A plan to expand the intersection at Lee and Nicholson Drive is alive again. The project got as far as engineer selection in 2002, but was put on hold. Now, if the Metro Council approves what amounts to a paperwork formality Wednesday, the work will be a... more »
  • La. 30 back open after loose cows cause wreck check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 16, 2012 2:42 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - State highway 30 near St. Gabriel is back open after a wreck involving loose cattle and two 18-wheelers shut it down early this morning. The road was closed for almost 12 hours after the wreck at 1 a.m. today. Police said someone left the gate open... more »
  • Downed tree blocks road into LSU campus

    November 24, 2011 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tree crashed down across all four lanes of Nicholson Drive just north of the LSU campus this afternoon. Police are redirecting traffic down Van Buren over to Highland Avenue until public works crews can clear the tree. Authorities said the weather in the area... more »
  • Police search Jefferson's apartment in fight investigation

    August 24, 2011 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police searched Jordan Jefferson's off-campus apartment this afternoon as part of their investigation into a fight last week that witnesses said involved LSU football players. BRPD officers were seen taking bags of evidence from an apartment at the Oakbrook Apartments near Nicholson and Lee Drive. ... more »

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