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  • Coroner says man drowned in pond

    April 15, 2015 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said that a man found dead in an East Baton Rouge pond Wednesday accidentally drowned. Sheriff's deputies were called out to the pond off O'Neal Lane Wednesday around 10 a.m. The body was removed by the coroner's office just after 11 a.m. Witnesses in... more »
  • Police: Alcohol could be a factor in early morning fatal crash

    April 12, 2015 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person died and another injured in a crash Sunday morning. Police say alcohol could be a factor in a crash around 3:00 a.m. where the driver of a sedan, Dennis Bridges, 51, failed to stop at a red light and crossed into on-coming traffic. ... more »
  • Businesses still hurting over O'Neal Lane work check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 3, 2014 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a delay of more than two years, construction on O'Neal Lane is scheduled to be finished by the end of February. However, business owners in the area say the damage has already been done. The $20 million project is part of the city-parish Green Light... more »
  • Central Thruway opens sooner than expected check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 9, 2013 4:56 PM

    CENTRAL - After 17 years of planning and construction the Central Thruway is almost ready for drivers. Talks of the thruway began in 1997, and work started four years ago. The stretch of highway opens Thursday, three months ealier than planned. "The city parish started this project and... more »
  • New phase of O'Neal Lane construction underway check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 25, 2013 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The latest phase of construction on O'Neal Lane is underway. It involves the area immediately south of I-12 between Firewood Drive to Medical Center Drive at Oschner. The work will involve left-turn restrictions in that area for the next six months. The work will allow crews to... more »
  • O'Neal, S. Harrell's Ferry work in last phase check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 4, 2012 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The final phase of construction along the O'Neal Lane corridor will start Dec. 15. It includes adding a southbound turn lane along O'Neal and improvements at the South Harrell's Ferry intersection. Retailers in the area say they are trying to hang on after years of construction... more »
  • Road construction delayed

    September 17, 2012 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hurricane Isaac, forced delays for area construction projects, and it's causing big headaches for drivers and business owners. Eyad Kalsem's, business is right dab in the middle of construction on O'neal Lane, and South Harrell's Ferry Road. The intersection has been under construction since July. ... more »
  • O'Neal Lane closure update

    February 22, 2012 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A section of O'Neal Lane will be closed this Saturday 02/25 and Sunday 02/26 from 8:00pm to 5:00am. The Northbound and Southbound lanes will be closed under I-12 between the on and off ramps of the interstate highway. The I-12 on and off ramps will... more »
  • Driver in deadly I 12 crash identified

    November 11, 2011 12:54 PM

    The driver killed in the crash last night on Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge has been identified as Deborah Kennedy, 55, of Denham Springs. Police say Kennedy was stopped in traffic near the O'Neal Lane exit just after 9:00 p.m. when she was hit from behind by a pickup.... more »
  • Update: I-12E to remain closed into the evening

    December 31, 2010 12:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Update: 4:45 p.m. Both trailers are upright, offloaded and should be towed from the area shortly. However, I-12 will remain closed a few hours longer while cleanup crews deal with the compressor oil that leaked while the trailer was overturned. They will also take time... more »
  • I-12 E. shutdown due to overturned 18-wheeler

    December 31, 2010 8:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - UPDATE 10:12 a.m. - Crews are working to upright the truck and remove it. Louisiana State Police said the interstate could by opened back up around noon. The east bound lanes of Interstate 12 near O'Neal lane in Baton Rouge are closed at this time due... more »
  • I-12 East closed for several hours

    November 17, 2010 6:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - According to the Denham Springs Police Department, Interstate 12 at O'Neal Lane will remain closed for at least five hours. An 18-wheeler overturned near the Amite River Bridge Tuesday night. Traffic is being diverted at O'Neal Lane and onto Highway 190 into Livingston Parish. more »
  • House fire in Baton Rouge

    October 13, 2010 9:12 AM

    Firefighters say an electrical problem caused a house fire off of Jones Creek Road. It happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday at 3628 Braden Patrick Drive. Fire officials say the couple's smoke detector alerted them, and they were able to get out safely. One room was destroyed, but the home has... more »
  • Interstate reopens near Denham Springs

    August 3, 2010 11:32 AM

    The portion of I-12 westbound between Range Avenue and O’Neal Lane has been reopened to all traffic. All lanes are open as of 11:30 a.m. There is still backed up traffic at this time. Stay tuned to News-2 at noon for details. more »
  • One lane open on I-12

    August 3, 2010 7:08 AM

    One lane is open on I-12 westbound between Range Avenue and O'Neal Lane. State Police say while one lane is open now, later they will have to shut down the interstate to remove the rest of the 18-wheeler from the overnight crash. more »
  • I-12 closed due to overnight crash

    August 3, 2010 5:40 AM

    State police are working to clear up an accident overnight involving two 18-wheelers on Interstate 12 near Denham Springs. The crash happened just before 11 p.m. Monday. One 18-wheeler caught fire and the other was carrying hazardous material. Troopers say two big rigs were heading west on the interstate when... more »
  • I-12 lanes to close early Thursday, Friday morning

    June 21, 2010 4:39 PM

    Eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 12 will close for 30-minute intervals between Range Avenue and O’Neal Lane early Thursday and Friday morning. The Department of Transportation and Development said the closures will also cause the eastbound I-12 on-ramp at O’Neal and the westbound I-12 on-ramp at Range to close.... more »
  • Overturned vehicle on I-12 between O'Neal and Millerville

    April 19, 2010 3:52 PM

    News 2 is hearing reports of an overturned vehicle on Interstate 12, west bound, between O'Neal Lane and Millerville Road. Baton Rouge Police and EMS are on site. We are hearing reports there may be people trapped inside the vehicle. EMS says extraction has begun. It is unknown how... more »
  • Part of I-12 closed due to wrecks

    February 4, 2010 11:55 AM

    All westbound lanes of I-12 are blocked just before O'Neal Lane as of 11: 50 a.m. due to two separate car accidents involving four vehicles. Denham Springs police say rain was a factor in both crashes. They tell News 2 no one was seriously hurt. Officers are working to clear... more »
  • I-12 both lanes now open

    December 11, 2009 6:50 AM

    Update: Both westbound and eastbound lanes of I-12 are now open. I-12 eastbound is open again after an accident involving an 18-wheeler. Firefighters on scene tell News 2 that the 18-wheeler avoided an accident with a broke-down trailer in the road. The 18-wheeler went into the median, crashed, and... more »
  • I-12 eastbound now open

    December 11, 2009 6:16 AM

    I-12 eastbound is open again after an accident involving an 18-wheeler. Firefighters on scene tell News 2 that the 18-wheeler avoided an accident with a broke-down trailer in the road. The 18-wheeler went into the median, crashed, and ruptured its diesel tank. Two people were inside of the 18-wheeler. One... more »
  • Interstate 12 closed

    December 11, 2009 5:53 AM

    Both lanes of Interstate 12 at O'Neal are closed at this time due to an overturned 18-wheeler. Eastbound traffic must exit at Range Avenue and westbound traffic at O'Neal Lane. Police suggest taking an alternate route like U.S. Highway 190. more »
  • EBRSO looking for man, woman using stolen credit card

    October 26, 2009 6:55 PM

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office are looking for a man and woman accused of using a stolen credit card at the Wal-Mart on O'Neal Lane. A man reported to the EBRSO Financial Crime Division that his credit card was stolen on September 21 while he was in Ascension... more »
  • Restaurant fire in Baton Rouge

    October 13, 2009 7:37 AM

    Update: Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire at the Las Palmas Restaurant at 16060 Hatteras Avenue near Interstate 12. There's no word on what started the fire. Firefighters are on the scene of a building fire at the intersection of O'Neal Lane and Interstate 12. News 2... more »
  • Restaurant fire in Baton Rouge

    October 13, 2009 6:01 AM

    Firefighters are on the scene of a building fire at the intersection of O'Neal Lane and Interstate 12. News 2 has a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available. more »
  • New Green Light Project breaks ground

    September 24, 2009 12:06 PM

    The 19th Green Light Plan project broke ground today. The project will make improvements on O'Neal Lane, South Harrell's Ferry Road, and Jones Creek Road. Both O'Neal Lane and South Harrell's Ferry Road will be widened to four lane boulevards with sidewalks. New intersections will be constructed where... more »

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