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  • Police: person shot by officers after shooting another Tuesday evening

    December 1, 2015 8:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – Police here have shot a suspect in a situation that is still unfolding, WBRZ confirmed Tuesday evening. Police responded to a report of shots fired on Osage Avenue, a few blocks from a murder Thursday . At the scene, police found a someone shot and fired at... more »
  • Police continue search for Plaquemine murder suspect check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 30, 2015 10:44 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police said Monday, they are getting closer to tracking down the location of an accused murderer. Jerome "Dusty" Gray has been on the run since Thursday evening. Gray is wanted in connection with the murder of Derick Askins,32. Askins was gunned down Thanksgiving evening near Canal and... more »
  • Plaquemine murder suspect considered "armed and dangerous" Play Video

    November 27, 2015 11:34 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police released the identity of a suspect in the shooting death of a Plaquemine man Thanksgiving night. Plaquemine Police Chief Kenny Payne said 32-year-old Derick Askins was found dead near the intersection of Canal and Church Streets around 8:30 p.m. Police believe he was killed by Jerome... more »
  • State gets involved in fight over historic slave cemetery check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 23, 2015 6:31 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Tonight, the State is getting involved in a fight over a historic slave cemetery. The Attorney General's Office believes a church in town may have broken the law. It all centers around the Revilletown Cemetery. It was purchased in 1881 by a slave named Robert Taylor. Taylor's... more »
  • BR woman accused of scamming elderly Plaquemine residents

    November 11, 2015 3:27 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – Police say a Baton Rouge woman has been arrested in the city of Plaquemine for scamming elderly residents of their money. Police say Latesha Rogers, 37, called an elderly victim in Plaquemine claiming that the victim won $3 million but would have to pay taxes before getting... more »
  • Teacher accused of having sex with students due back in court Tuesday

    November 10, 2015 9:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A former teacher at Plaquemine High, accused of sleeping multiple students, is scheduled to be back to court Tuesday. Keavin Keith is due back in court for a motion hearing. The 30-year-old was indicted on 35 charges of inappropriate behavior with students earlier this year after several... more »
  • Mayor orders fire chief to park unit after WBRZ report check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 5, 2015 4:39 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Mayor Mary Sue Gulotta ordered Plaquemine Fire Chief Mackie Guillot to stop using his city-issued vehicle for personal business on trips out of town, following a series of reports by the WBRZ Investigative Unit. It's a complete about-face from what she told us Monday. "It's not illegal,"... more »
  • Investigative Unit report catches the attention of state investigators check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 2, 2015 6:26 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The State Legislative Auditor is worried laws may have been broken after the Investigative Unit uncovered a local fire chief is using his tax payer issued vehicle for personal business. Routinely, you'll find Chief Mackie Guillot nearly 30-40 minutes out of town on Mondays through Fridays outside... more »
  • Educators surprised with national award, $25,000 prize

    October 28, 2015 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three Louisiana educators have received a national award as well as checks for $25,000 for their work in their respective school districts. The Milken Family Foundation acknowledged the work of Port Allen Middle School teacher Jessica Major and Plaquemine High School Principal Chandler Smith during award... more »
  • Fugitive's capture brings closure for victim's family check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 2, 2015 7:45 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A shooting victim's family found closure Friday when his fugitive killer was captured in Atlanta. Molly Hardin is the aunt of Cordies Gales, the 31 year old man gunned down by Benjuiel Johnson in 2010. Hardin said she was "so excited" when she heard the news. Johnson... more »
  • $2,000 total reward offered for info on killer accidentally released from jail check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 30, 2015 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement agencies offered a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of an inmate who was mistakenly released over the weekend. U.S. Marshals joined in the search for 32-year-old Benjuiel Johnson as it continued through Wednesday and into Thursday morning with the escaped man... more »
  • Late mayor's wife to serve rest of his term

    September 23, 2015 12:06 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The late mayor's wife was appointed to serve the rest of his term Tuesday night. Mary Gulotta will be mayor through next year. Gulotta's husband, Tony, died nearly two weeks ago of a heart attack. The next mayoral election will be November 2016. ************** ... more »
  • Plaquemine mayor's funeral service set for Wednesday

    September 16, 2015 9:24 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - People are getting ready to pay their final respects to the late Plaquemine Mayor Tony Gulotta. His body arrived Tuesday afternoon to lie in state at city hall. Groups of mourners stopped by to pay their final respects to the longest-serving mayor in the city's history. Gulotta was... more »
  • Body of Plaquemine mayor brought to lie in state

    September 15, 2015 5:14 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The body of late Plaquemine mayor Tony Gulotta arrived Tuesday afternoon to lie in state at city hall. The casket was greeted by an honor guard and groups of mourners who stood by the pay their respects to the longest-serving mayor of Plaquemine. Gulotta's visitation at... more »
  • Funeral arrangements set for Plaquemine Mayor

    September 13, 2015 7:31 PM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. - The funeral arrangements have been set for Plaquemine Mayor Tony Gulotta, who died on Friday. The body will lie in honor at Plaquemine City Hall for public visitation on Tuesday, September 15, from 4 until 8 p.m. Visitation will also be held at St. John the... more »
  • Plaquemine mayor dies from heart attack

    September 11, 2015 12:45 PM

    WHITE CASTLE - Plaquemine Mayor Tony Gulotta died Friday morning of an apparent heart attack, according to the Iberville Parish sheriff. Sheriff Brett Stassi said Gulotta was found unresponsive some time after 10 a.m. The parish coroner's office later confirmed Gulotta died from a heart attack, and had a... more »
  • Arrest made in boat ramp stabbing

    August 31, 2015 4:24 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Authorities in St. Landry Parish arrested a man accused of stabbing a woman in the neck at a Plaquemine boat launch Monday. Officials said Travis Howell was stopped at a roadblock and arrested. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi told News 2 they believe Howell stabbed the... more »
  • Football player accused of bringing gun to high school check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 17, 2015 5:55 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A football player at Plaquemine High School spent the weekend locked up in juvenile detention after investigators said he brought a loaded gun to Plaquemine High School Friday. Authorities said the gun, a .22-caliber Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol, was found in an athletic locker. All of... more »
  • Suspect in machete attack arrested

    August 14, 2015 5:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police said a man accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend with a machete in Plaquemine was arrested Friday afternoon. Plaquemine Parish said authorities in Ascension Parish arrested 32-year-old Avis Irvin on charges of aggravated assault, stalking, domestic abuse, damaging property, unauthorized entry into a home and fleeing officers.... more »
  • Juveniles accused of stealing $100,000 in guns, watches check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 7, 2015 4:35 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Dive teams hit the water Friday to look for vintage guns police said were stolen from a Plaquemine home Thursday by a group of juveniles. Plaquemine Police Chief Kenneth Payne said officers arrested seven boys between the ages of 10 and 15 Thursday afternoon in connection with... more »
  • Tilted train closes parts of LA 1 near Plaquemine

    July 29, 2015 1:58 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Traffic officials closed LA 1 between Addis and Plaquemine after a train tilted on its tracks early Wednesday afternoon. A Union Pacific spokesperson said the incident happened within the train yard at Dow Chemical after 12:30 p.m. Service roads in the area connected to LA 1... more »
  • Animal control worker accused of using machete on dog check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 15, 2015 4:46 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - An animal control worker was fired then arrested after he admitted to using a machete on a dog, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office. Kevin Myrick had only worked for Iberville Animal Control for less than a year. Investigators said he was called out to a... more »
  • Pedestrian killed in crash on LA 1 near Plaquemine

    June 30, 2015 10:59 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - State Police are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian dead on LA 1 north of LA 992-3 near Plaquemine early Tuesday morning. 66-year-old Gene Ellis, of Plaquemine, was killed as he attempted to cross LA 1 from the east side of the roadway. 31-year-old Jeremy Gulotta,... more »
  • Teacher resigns amid sexual misconduct investigation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 10, 2015 6:14 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A high school teacher at St. John Catholic High School resigned as an investigation into alleged misconduct with another student began. Documents obtained by the Investigative Unit show the complaint was first filed by the principal at the school last December. We're told the principal received a tip... more »
  • Slave's descendants want new trial for cemetery ownership check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 1, 2015 6:45 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Descendants of a slave buried in a historic cemetery are demanding a new trial, after a Judge tossed out their claims of ownership two months ago. At issue is who owns the Revilletown Cemetery, which sits adjacent to the Axiall Chemical Plant. "I will fight them to... more »
  • Former officer charged with carnal knowledge of juvenile

    May 22, 2015 4:18 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Investigators charged a former Plaquemine police officer with carnal knowledge of a juvenile Friday. Deputies accused 18-year-old Chance Martinez of having sex with a 15-year-old girl when he was 17. Sheriff Brett Stassi said the incident happened when Martinez and the girl were classmates in high school.... more »
  • Teacher of the year faces 30 charges of sex with students

    May 19, 2015 11:03 AM

    PLAQUEMINE- A teacher at the Math Science and Arts Academy West in Iberville Parish posted a $100,000 bond this afternoon, following his arrest on 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Keavin Keith allegedly met his victims in the ninth grade classroom where he taught Geography and Civics. Sheriff... more »
  • Fake graduation tickets lead to investigation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 18, 2015 6:12 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Parish School District and sheriff's office are looking into fake tickets which led to dozens of students' family members missing their graduation. The school moved graduation ceremonies from the school's football field to the gymnasium due to weather concerns this weekend, leaving less seats for... more »
  • Fake tickets blamed for graduation lockout

    May 15, 2015 11:21 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Parents were locked out of seeing their kids graduate at the Plaquemine High School graduation Friday night because someone distributed fake tickets and filled the auditorium before others arrived. Students received a handful of tickets to give to parents and family friends ahead of Friday's ceremonies since... more »
  • Dow Chemical to trim about 3 percent of global workforce

    May 5, 2015 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Dow Chemical, which has several facilities in Louisiana, will cut about 3 percent of its global workforce as it prepares to break off a significant part of its chlorine operations in a deal announced earlier this year with Olin Corp. The company says the cuts will reduce... more »
  • Shintech plans Iberville Parish expansion, 100 new jobs

    April 23, 2015 11:48 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Shintech will spend $1.4 billion to add an ethylene plant at its Iberville Parish facility. The company said in a news release that the plant will create 100 new jobs, with an average annual salary of $68,500, plus benefits. The new project will lift Shintech's total capital investment... more »
  • New plant will bring jobs to Iberville Parish

    April 23, 2015 10:07 AM

    PLAQUEMINE- Shintech will spend $1.4 billion to add an ethylene plant at its Iberville Parish facility. The company said in a news release that the plant will create 100 new jobs, with an average annual salary of $68,500, plus benefits. The new project will lift Shintech's total capital investment to... more »
  • Dow reports gas release at area facility

    April 20, 2015 10:04 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Dow said there was a release of pyrolysis gasoline, or Pygas, from its chemical plant in Iberville Parish Monday evening. "The release has been stopped and Dow is in the process of recovering the product," a spokesperson said in an email with WBRZ. The company was... more »
  • Descendants of slave lose legal fight over cemetery check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 1, 2015 5:20 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A judge in Iberville Parish ruled against descendants of a slave who claimed ownership of a cemetery that sits adjacent to a chemical plant. The cemetery is in Plaquemine off of River Road next to the Axiall Plant. Descendants of Robert Taylor, a former slave, sued when... more »
  • Man accused of church stabbing, carjacking

    March 4, 2015 3:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a stabbing and attempted carjacking earlier this week in Plaquemine. Investigators accused 53-year-old Donald S. Phillips Jr. of carjacking, aggravated kidnapping and attempted second degree murder. Plaquemine Police said early Monday morning Phillips approached a woman in the... more »
  • Woman stabbed in attempted carjacking at church check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 2, 2015 11:53 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police said a woman was stabbed in a church parking lot as part of an attempted carjacking in Plaquemine early Monday morning. Officers with the Plaquemine Police Department said the stabbing happened around 7 a.m. at the lot of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church on Plaquemine... more »
  • Brothers recognize their sister's dream with the Krewe of Comogo check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 16, 2015 7:35 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - While forecasted wet weather forced the Krewe of Comogo to roll a day earlier than anticipated, three brothers behind the parade are just happy they still have the chance to honor their sister. It rolled for the third time this year, adding 13 new floats to its... more »
  • Four arrested, children rescued from meth lab

    February 12, 2015 10:16 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Two small children were taken into state custody after deputies found them inside a home that was also a meth lab. "It's just not fair that these type of children grow up in that environment. It really hurts to see this happen. They are so innocent and... more »
  • Locals fight to save Plaquemine lock Play Video

    February 12, 2015 6:53 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Iberville Parish and Plaquemine leaders are fighting to save one of their beloved historic sites. The Plaquemine Lock is one of three state run sites getting the axe after the mid-year budget cuts. Residents say they were shocked when they heard the news. "Its just part of Plaquemine,... more »
  • Signing day recap check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 8:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - From West Feliciana to Plaquemine, Denham Springs to U High and everywhere in between, local high school players from all over the area signed to play college football on National Signing Day, while LSU and Southern welcomed their incoming classes for 2015. The Tigers have a... more »
  • Missing man found safe and sound

    January 27, 2015 9:39 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - City police found a missing person overnight after issuing an alert Tuesday for a 64-year-old man who hadn't spoken with his family since last Friday. Norman Deggs appeared to have vanished, family members reported to police. He was last seen and heard from on January 23rd. Police... more »
  • State considering second Plaquemine Ferry check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 29, 2014 4:40 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The state is considering adding a second ferry in the Plaquemine area. The current route connects Plaquemine in Iberville Parish with Sunshine in Ascension Parish. Drivers on the west side of the Mississippi River say it's a headache dealing with Baton Rouge traffic. "We need some... more »
  • Plaquemine cruises to quarters with 43-28 victory over Lutcher

    November 21, 2014 11:50 PM

    Lutcher was ready for a rematch with their district 6-4A rivals Plaquemine, but so were the Green Devils. The top seed in 4A had no problem getting it done against the Bulldogs and won the game 43-28. Green Devil's running back, Austin Mitchell had a field day scoring four touchdowns.... more »
  • Plaquemine begins 4A playoff run with 21-14 win over McDonogh #35

    November 14, 2014 11:43 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Even as the #1 seed in the class 4A playoff bracket, Plaquemine head coach Paul Distefano said his team was trying to earn some respect from the traditional powers as they began their playoff run. They got off to a good start Friday night, outlasting McDonogh #35... more »
  • Zachary romps Plaquemine 64-28

    October 10, 2014 11:41 PM

    ZACHARY - A much-anticipated showdown turned into a one-sided affair as Zachary built a big lead early on Plaquemine and cruised to a 64-28 win over the Green Devils on Friday night. Everyone got in on the act early for the Broncos, as Terry Sullivan galloped in for a... more »
  • Plaquemine pulls out victory over Southern Lab in Overtime

    October 4, 2014 12:22 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Plaquemine is still undefeated on the season, but it took overtime against Southern Lab for things to stay that way. The Green Devils picking up the win 27-20 to make it 5-0, while the Kittens drop to 1-4. Southern Lab led at halftime 20-13. more »
  • La. Guard plans anti-terrorism exercise

    September 24, 2014 11:22 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Louisiana Army National Guard announced plans Wednesday to hold an anti-terrorism drill later this week at their armory in Plaquemine. A Guard spokesperson said the exercise on Sept. 25 would include active shooter training and take place from 8 a.m. to noon. The goal would be... more »
  • Plaquemine scores 29 unanswered to defeat Woodlawn 35-21

    September 19, 2014 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Plaquemine trailed Woodlawn 21-6 in the 1st quarter. They didn't allow another point for the rest of the game. The Devils pulling off the comeback victory, 35-21 over the Panthers, scoring 29 unanswered points. Plaquemine running back Austin Mitchell scoring three touchdowns on the night,... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Some candidates election qualification questioned check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 2, 2014 5:49 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Questions are being raised over the qualifying process for candidates running in the November election. The WBRZ Investigative Unit uncovered some didn't meet guidelines to qualify. Currently, the Secretary of State is reviewing 53 challenges where a candidate is accused of falsely qualifying. The deadline to contest... more »
  • Man arrested for beating teenage girl's attacker check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 1, 2014 10:58 PM

    MORGAN CITY - A man is arrested after he allegedly attempted to drown a 16-year-old near Lake End Park in St. Mary Parish. Morgan City Police Department say witnesses told them Dusty Rineheart of Plaquemine, 31, attacked Max Cordova of Morgan City, 39, after he saw Cordova holding the... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Plaquemine Green Devils check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 6, 2014 11:24 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Plaquemine Green Devils won 10 games and reached the state quarterfinals in 2013: this year, they'll have to rely on a veteran offense to help the team win a 2nd straight district title. The Green Devils won their district for the first time in 11 years... more »
  • LSP: Man not buckled-up in fatal accident

    July 25, 2014 8:04 AM

    Plaquemine - According to Louisiana State Police, a Plaquemine man wasn't wearing his seatbelt when he was killed in a car crash in Iberville Parish. 64-year-old Winsley St. Pierre, Jr. was the only driver involved in the accident. Police say he was driving south on LA Hwy. 75 when... more »
  • Plaquemine ferry shut down for repairs

    June 23, 2014 12:06 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The ferry between Plaquemine and Sunshine is out of service while repairs are being made. A spokesperson for the Department of Transportation and Development says a part on one of the vessel's generators must be replaced. Crews haven't been able to find one locally and are... more »
  • Sheriff: minimal damage from well leak

    June 21, 2014 10:48 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The well that was leaking oil and gas off Highway 75 into the night isn't expected to leak anymore. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi tells News 2 that in hindsight the leak was inevitable. Stassi says the well had been pumping oil and gas for months, but... more »
  • Second arrest made in camp murder

    May 20, 2014 11:23 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said they made a second arrest in connection with the execution-style murder of a man at his camp earlier this month. Sheriff Brett Stassi said detectives arrested 26-year-old Darrell Georgetown, Jr. of Plaquemine for allegedly giving a ride to the suspected murderer... more »
  • Sheriff: Victim killed execution-style over money check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 8, 2014 4:31 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- The Iberville Parish Sheriff told WBRZ News 2 Thursday afternoon, it appears the motive for a gruesome execution-style killing at a camp in the swamp a day earlier was motivated by money. Sheriff Brett Stassi said the victim, Kye Boudreaux, did not like to go to his camp... more »
  • Sheriff: confession in execution-style killing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 7, 2014 4:57 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi said the man connected to an execution-style killing confessed to committing the crime. Stassi said authorities arrested Detrell Scott, 22, on suspicion of first-degree murder and armed robbery Wednesday, hours after the victim was found dead. More than 25 people were interviewed... more »
  • Plaquemine murder suspect arrested

    May 4, 2014 6:00 PM

    PLAQUIMINE - Police in Baton Rouge announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Plaquemine this weekend. Investigators said Willie Thomas, 43, who police believe shot and killed 34-year-old Hashim Henderson during a robbery at his home, was arrested by Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Baton Rouge schools advance to Fastpitch 56

    April 25, 2014 9:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local softball teams had their seasons on the line Friday night, with a shot at advancing to the state quarterfinals and Fastpitch 56 in Sulphur next weekend. 5A teams did the best, with four area teams advancing on to keep their seasons alive: St. Amant, East... more »
  • Five arrested in "purple drank" investigation

    April 25, 2014 11:37 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Five current and former nurses at a Plaquemine health clinic have been arrested, accused of selling fake prescription for drugs used to make "purple drank." "Purple drank" is a slang term for a drug mixture using prescription strength cough syrup. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stasi says... more »
  • Former Brusly Police Chief pleads guilty

    April 17, 2014 5:50 PM

    BRUSLY- Former Police Chief, Jamie Whaley, pleaded guilty to a felony malfeasance charge. Jamie Whaley is sentenced to 18-months supervised probation and $500 in fines. He admits using a town credit-card to put fuel in his personal vehicle and boat. Whaley paid back more than $1,000 and turned in... more »
  • Plaquemine discusses indicted chief check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 11, 2014 6:43 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - People in Plaquemine are not happy to have a man indicted on criminal charges patrolling their streets, and town officials said they're discussing his employment. Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley was indicted Thursday by a West Baton Rouge Grand Jury on one count of felony theft and... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Arrested officer still enforcing laws check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 24, 2014 3:41 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Tonight, there are serious questions about why Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley is enforcing laws in another municipality. Whaley was arrested on charges of felony theft and malfeasance in January, after confessing to an FBI agent that he fraudulently used the town's credit card to gas up his... more »
  • Dozens of cats, dogs taken from home

    March 20, 2014 4:45 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Authorities removed dozens of dogs, cats and kittens from an Iberville Parish home Thursday after a complaint that some of the animals had gotten out. Mark Miglacio with the Iberville Parish Department of Public Works said 16 dogs and 20 cats and kittens were removed from the... more »
  • Low-hanging pants illegal in Iberville beginning next week check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 18, 2014 7:15 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Despite a warning from the American Civil Liberties Union about doing so, the Iberville Parish Council approved a ban on sagging pants Tuesday night. The move outlaws pants that hang too low, revealing underwear. "I don't think that anybody should have to go to a store,... more »
  • Iberville Parish creates ferry landing with bridge closed

    March 6, 2014 12:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Iberville Parish leaders have started work on a plan to get people across the Intracoastal Canal while the Grosse Tete bridge remains closed. News 2 was shown the plan Thursday near Plaquemine. Crews are working on platforms and ramps on each side of the canal and... more »
  • Iberville, state working on bridge solution Play Video

    March 3, 2014 5:29 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Iberville Parish leaders said Monday they're making travel across the Intracoastal Canal their top priority. The heavily traveled bridge can no longer safely support vehicles after a barge struck it Friday night. A typically 20-minute drive into Plaquemine now takes some people more than an hour.... more »

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