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  • Patrick claims pole for Daytona 500

    February 18, 2013 8:05 AM

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Danica Patrick has added another first to her resume. The NASCAR rookie turned in the fastest time in yesterday's Daytona 500, becoming the first female to capture a pole position on stock car racing's top circuit. Patrick was the eighth driver to post a qualifying time.... more »
  • Wreck leaves hundreds of BR residents in the dark

    January 17, 2013 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-wheeler hit a utility pole and left hundreds in the dark this afternoon in Baton Rouge, according to police. The wreck happened in the 2900 block of Baton Rouge around 3:30 p.m. There were no injuries. Entergy reported more than 1,500 customers from the... more »
  • Classmates remember 17-year-old killed in crash Play Video

    November 5, 2012 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Friends of Samuel Barth, 17, remember a smart and funny high school student, and said his life was cut short. Barth died Monday afternoon in an accident on Jefferson Highway. Baton Rouge Police said Barth was driving south on Jefferson at a high rate of speed... more »
  • High school student killed in BR car crash

    November 5, 2012 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Baton Rouge teenager died when his car hit a pole and flipped this afternoon. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Samuel Barth, 17, died in the wreck at 6605 Jefferson Highway around 3 p.m. Stubbs said he was driving south on Jefferson at a... more »
  • Hundreds lose power after truck snaps utility pole

    August 22, 2012 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A truck knocked down a utility pole in north Baton Rouge this afternoon, knocking out power to a few hundred people living in the area. Emergency responders said the driver of the truck had a blowout, and swerved off the road to avoid hitting a car.... more »
  • Made In Louisiana: Fishing poles made from scratch Play Video

    May 20, 2012 3:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Corey Magill never imagined he'd be dealing with thread, paint and a sewing machine motor. But then again, he never imagined he'd be crafting fishing poles, either. Magill began crafting fishing poles years ago after a fly fishing trip to Alaska. "I jumped at the opportunity. I... more »
  • Driver strikes pole, suffers life-threatening injuries

    January 27, 2012 5:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is listed in critical condition this morning after his vehicle struck a utility pole. Police responded to the accident late Thursday night in the 600 block of N. 19th St. Fire crews had to remove the driver from the wrecked vehicle. He... more »
  • Student identified in safety equipment accident

    October 29, 2010 4:37 PM

    SORRENTO – The student from River Parish’s College Ascension Campus who authorities said died in a training accident earlier today has been identified. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said 19-year-old Joshua Wallace was climbing a utility pole this morning as part of the electric... more »

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