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  • Police: 73-year-old man brutally beaten during road rage attack in Slidell

    July 7, 2017 11:29 AM

    SLIDELL – A 73-year-old man was brutally beaten in road rage incident in Slidell on Thursday, police say. According to the Slidell Police Department, officers responded to a call on July 6 around noon about a fight near the intersection of Reine Avenue and Old Spanish Trail.... more »
  • 2 dead, one injured in overnight shooting on Spanish Town Road Play Video

    July 3, 2017 7:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people are dead after an early morning shooting on Monday. The shooting occurred in the 1900 block of Spanish Town Road around 1:30 a.m. According to the East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office, 39-year-old Timothy Armstrong and 52-year-old Tyrone Brumfield were killed during the... more »
  • Suspect arrested in road rage killing of Pennsylvania teen

    July 2, 2017 9:30 PM

    CHESTER COUNTY - The suspect in a road rage incident in Pennsylvania on Wednesday that ended in a teenage girl's shooting death has turned himself in, officials said. The suspect, identified by police today as 28-year-old David Andrew Desper of Trainer, Pennsylvania, had allegedly attempted to merge into... more »
  • Driver in deadly crash ranted about killing 'stupid human'

    June 24, 2017 7:59 PM

    SAN DIEGO - A driver who smashed head-on into another car in San Diego, killing himself and the other motorist, had ranted online about killing a "stupid human." The San Diego Union-Tribune says 33-year-old John Taylor Freeman made Facebook posts for months complaining about bad drivers, expressing contempt... more »
  • 'Road rage' cited in killing of Muslim girl in Virginia

    June 19, 2017 4:19 PM

    FAIRFAX - Police blamed "road rage" on Monday for the killing of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked by a driver while walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend. The girl's father, Mohmoud Hassanen Aboras of Reston said he doesn't understand how this... more »
  • Crews rescue driver after car went into creek in Central

    June 19, 2017 1:38 PM

    CENTRAL – The Central Fire Department responded to a driver that veered off the road and into a creek on Sunday. The crash occurred in the 11900 block of Lovett Road around 6:15 p.m. when a vehicle was going eastbound. The driver lost control near the curve in... more »
  • DOTD details $72 million project to widen I-10 near Highland Road

    June 13, 2017 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced the successful proposer for a $72 million project that will widen Interstate 10 near Highland Road. According to DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, James Construction Group, LLC, will carry out the project to widen the interstate from... more »
  • Texas pair accused of stealing hearse with body inside

    May 20, 2017 11:22 AM

    BRYAN, Texas - Police in Texas have arrested two people for allegedly stealing a hearse from outside a fast-food restaurant and dumping a body that was inside. Bryan police say the hearse was recovered Friday a few hours after the driver stopped at a restaurant and left the hearse unattended.... more »
  • Authorities respond to overturned vehicle on Jefferson Highway

    May 14, 2017 7:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to an overturned vehicle on Jefferson Highway Sunday. The crash occurred around 6:15 p.m. Sunday night on Jefferson Highway at Director Drive. Sources say there were no reported injuries. There is currently no word on what caused the accident. more »
  • 21 people lose visas, other vital documents in Baton Rouge apartment fire

    May 8, 2017 12:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Massive flames destroyed eight units at the Hub apartment complex over the weekend. Crews arrived around 1 p.m. Saturday to find the entire roof of one building completely engulfed in flames. Firefighters even had to back out of the apartment at one point due to a... more »
  • Florida Blvd. reopens following head-on crash

    May 5, 2017 8:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are responding to a head-on crash that left multiple people injured on Florida Blvd. The crash happened after 7:15 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near McGehee Drive. Sources on scene say at least two people have been transported to the hospital, at least one of... more »
  • 21-year-old killed after truck overturns in Terrebonne Parish

    April 19, 2017 2:10 PM

    TERREBONNE PARISH - Police say a Houma man was killed Wednesday morning when his vehicle rolled into a ditch. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around 7:45 a.m. on Vahli Boulevard, south of Savanne Road. Police say 21-year-old Nicholaus Braud failed to negotiate a turn and drove... more »
  • Crew pumping concrete buckled Atlanta highway

    April 17, 2017 8:36 PM

    DECATUR, Ga. - Authorities are releasing more details about what caused the carpool lane of Interstate 20 in Atlanta to buckle and break apart on Monday. Atlanta Gas Light spokeswoman Melissa Clontz says its contractor was working in the area. Dekalb County Police spokeswoman Shiera Campbell says concrete was being... more »
  • Police identify pedestrian struck in deadly Florida Blvd. crash Play Video

    April 6, 2017 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Florida Blvd Thursday night. Sources say the incident happened around 8:15 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Wooddale Drive. Baton Rouge Police say 71-year-old Dwight Fox died at the scene after being struck by an SUV... more »
  • Gas tax could increase 20 cents per gallon Play Video

    April 6, 2017 6:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The lack of funding for road work in Louisiana is causing more than just frustration on the highway. Business groups said Thursday it's hurting the Baton Rouge area economy. "We have a very unique example recently where the LA 1 Bridge across the river was posted [closed... more »
  • New road to allow additional access to Lamar Dixon Expo Center Play Video

    March 22, 2017 7:32 PM

    GONZALES – A new road is being built to provide drivers with another way in and out of the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. The new road is called the Edenborne Extension and will connect Edenborne Parkway, that runs along River Parish Community College, to South Saint Landry Avenue. ... more »
  • Ascension Parish road overlay program begins

    March 16, 2017 12:20 PM

    ASCENSION – Ascension Parish officials announced that the parish's road overlay program has begun. The Department of Public Work's Pavement Management Division has started patching and repairing streets throughout the parish. The goal of the program is to work on smaller parish roads in rural areas and subdivision roads.... more »
  • Homeowners look for private road maintenance solution Play Video

    March 3, 2017 6:41 PM

    ST. AMANT - A road that's part Ascension, part Livingston Parish is torn up on the Ascension side. The parish says because it's a private road, it's not it's responsibility. Off Highway 22 and down River Highlands Road are a handful of neighborhoods. It's a two and half mile... more »
  • Suspect arrested following apparent road rage incident

    February 27, 2017 10:06 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH - A man was arrested on I-10 Monday evening following an apparent road rage incident, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office. The victims reported seeing two shots fired, but no injuries were reported. Upon searching the suspect's vehicle, officials discovered marijuana but no gun, according... more »
  • Sticky substance coats roads after paper mill explosion

    January 23, 2017 8:58 PM

    CANTONMENT, Fla. - Authorities say no one was injured when a paper mill exploded in Florida's Panhandle. In a statement, Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Eddie Elmore said some roads around the International Paper Co. plant in Cantonment, about 20 miles northwest of Pensacola, remained closed Monday. Elmore said the roads... more »
  • High water closes roads across Baton Rouge

    January 19, 2017 10:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and other parish officials are urging motorists to use caution when driving across the Baton Rouge area Thursday. “We are urging caution as drivers travel on our highways as there is high water and flooding in some areas,” Broome said. Several... more »
  • Cemetery Road in Ascension to close for drainage improvements

    January 13, 2017 11:50 AM

    ASCENSION – Cemetery Road in Galvez will be closed due to month-long drainage improvements. The Ascension Parish Department of Public Works will be upgrading the culverts under the road. Officials say that a temporary road will be installed so traffic will not be impacted while the new culverts are... more »
  • Accident shuts down one lane on Airline Highway

    January 12, 2017 11:11 AM

    UPDATE: All lanes are now open. BATON ROUGE - The right lane of Airline Highway North at Greenwell Springs Road has been shut down due to an accident. Traffic is currently passing through the left lane. Congestion from the incident has reached beyond Greenwell Springs Road. Keep... more »
  • Woman arrested for fatal hit and run on Juban Road

    December 29, 2016 11:11 AM

    LIVINGSTON – State Troopers arrested a woman for a fatal hit and run on Juban Road that occurred on Dec. 20 . Troopers arrested 49-year-old Debra Bridges for hit and run and obstruction of justice. It was determined that Bridges was the driver of a blue Ford F-150... more »
  • Man arrested for attempted murder following road rage shooting

    December 20, 2016 10:58 AM

    WALKER – A man was arrested following a shooting that stemmed from a road rage incident in Walker. Walker Police Department arrested 31-year-old Bradley Deville on charges of attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of a firearm, use of a firearm in a school zone, unlawful discharge of a firearm,... more »
  • $700 million yearly boost in road, bridge money proposed to Edwards

    December 13, 2016 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A study group created by Gov. John Bel Edwards is recommending the state spend $700 million more annually on road and bridge work, primarily through tax and fee hikes. The Advocate reports the panel co-chaired by state transportation secretary Shawn Wilson did not specify how much money... more »
  • Relief coming for drivers waiting for Jones Creek widening Play Video

    December 11, 2016 11:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A project that has been years in the making finally has a completion date. The area of Jones Creek Road between Coursey Boulevard and Tiger Bend is expected to wrap up in May. It was originally scheduled to finish in March, but the weather this year pushed... more »
  • Former NFL player, Joe McKnight, fatally shot in Terrytown

    December 1, 2016 5:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – Former NFL football player Joe McKnight was shot and killed during an apparent road rage incident on Thursday afternoon. The incident took place near an intersection in Terrytown, located on west bank of the Mississippi River near New Orleans, WWL reports. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • Taxes to fund road work, transportation projects on December ballot Play Video

    November 29, 2016 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE – On the December ballot, East Baton Rouge voters will get a chance to vote on two taxes that will fund road work and transportation projects. The city wants voters to vote for the re-purposing of the existing tax and to add a 5-mill property tax. ... more »
  • Proposed tax hike for East Baton Rouge roads Play Video

    November 16, 2016 12:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The same day East Baton Rouge voters decide their next mayor-president, they'll also vote on a 5-Mill property tax increase for traffic improvements. City-parish leaders call it the Green Light Plan 2, an update of the 11-year-old road work program. Read the full plan here. Parish... more »
  • No time frame to reopen Alligator Bayou Road Play Video

    October 17, 2016 10:47 PM

    ST. GABRIEL- Iberville Parish President Mitch Ourso isn't sure how long repairs will take on Alligator Bayou Road south of Baton Rouge. Iberville and Ascension Parishes made five flood relief cuts in it during the August floods. "If we didn't make the road cuts then I'm scared to say... more »
  • All lanes now open on Greenwell Springs Road

    July 25, 2016 7:13 AM

    CENTRAL - All lanes are open on Greenwell Springs Road. Greenwell Springs Road was closed on Monday morning in both directions between Denham Road and Liberty Road due to an accident. A concrete mixer truck hit a curb and flipped over while traveling on Greenwell Springs Road. Louisiana... more »
  • Parts of Florida Blvd closed due to low hanging power line

    April 30, 2016 4:29 PM

    WALKER – Part of Florida Boulevard in Walker was closed Saturday afternoon due to a low hanging power line. At 3:15 p.m., Traffic officials announced that both directions of US 190 were closed at Corbin Avenue. Eastbound traffic was diverted at LA 447 and westbound traffic was diverted at... more »
  • Parking the 'wrong' way could soon be allowed Play Video

    March 31, 2016 9:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's illegal to parallel park facing on-coming traffic, but a bill making its way through the state legislature would change that. Current law requires vehicles to park within 18 inches of the curb with the right side of the vehicle, parallel to the curb. The bill... more »
  • Road closures near OLOL start Friday afternoon

    March 31, 2016 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Traffic officials say two roads near Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center will close for construction Friday afternoon. According to the DOTD, the westbound lane on Summa Ave. from Mancuso Lane to Essen Lane will be closed at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The southbound lane... more »
  • Livingston Parish council approves next phase of road projects

    March 25, 2016 12:16 AM

    LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Parish Council signed off on a list of roads for Phase II of its Priority Roads List. The first phase of the multi-million dollar project is expected to wrap-up sometime this year. Once that happens, work will begin on 13 roads approved by the council.... more »
  • Say it ain't so: Study finds I-10 should be widened, new bridge needed

    February 2, 2016 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A gaggle of business executives issued a report on the region's road issues Tuesday, blaming a backlog of projects in part for a lack consensus over its highest priority projects. The analysis by CRISIS - Capital Region Industry for Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions - identified four key... more »
  • Obama promise could help I-10 congestion Play Video

    January 15, 2016 7:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The wheels appear to be in motion for Louisiana to get some badly needed road money from the federal government. Governor John Bel Edwards said Friday his administration received phone calls from Washington D.C. about a potential $100 million grant. This comes after President Obama visited earlier... more »
  • 'Road tour' by Cabinet members to promote Obama proposals

    January 10, 2016 7:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - Cabinet members will be traveling around the country in the coming days to help promote President Barack Obama's State of the Union proposals. The White House says the "road tour" is geared toward highlighting pressing issues facing the country such as climate change, health, criminal justice and access... more »
  • Livingston road overlaying finished for now Play Video

    December 15, 2015 5:42 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Livingston Parish road overlay project is nearly finished as contractors striped several roads Tuesday. The more than $4 million project overhauled around 40 roads across Livingston Parish. The parish ended up cutting costs and saving $350,000 along the way, according to Department of Public Works Director... more »
  • Sunshine Bridge construction ends ahead of schedule Play Video

    December 7, 2015 11:33 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE – Ahead of schedule, the Sunshine Bridge was completely open for commuters Monday. A $25 million construction project on the bridge connecting St. James and Ascension Parish ended months ahead of schedule. Since April 2012, crews have been cleaning, painting and making repairs to the bridge. The project... more »
  • Task force to seek ideas on fixing streets in New Orleans

    December 1, 2015 9:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has appointed a 13-member panel charged with coming up with ways to pay for the massive backlog of work needed to fix the city's streets. Multiple news outlets report the group, known as the Fix My Streets Financing Working Group, includes engineers, city... more »
  • Baker Canal bridge closed immediately

    November 30, 2015 12:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Engineers closed an East Baton Rouge Parish bridge over the Baker Canal Monday after they said a structural timber had rotted out. The Department of Transportation and Development ordered the Old Baker - Zachary Road Bridge over the canal closed. The city-parish said it stay closed... more »
  • Work to begin on Zachary bridge that's been out for 2 years Play Video

    November 6, 2015 6:26 PM

    ZACHARY - Construction will begin on the Milldale Road Bridge in Zachary at the beginning of next year. According to city-parish officials, the hold up has been waiting on federal funds as well as the acquisition process to be complete. They said the purchase of nearby land had to be... more »
  • Heavy rain causing street flooding, road closures

    October 31, 2015 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Heavy rain is causing street flooding and road closures across the Baton Rouge area. According to WBRZ’s Brett Buffington, Baton Rouge Police closed Burbank Drive near Walk-Ons due to high water in the street. Alaska Street near Louisiana State University is also impassable due to... more »
  • Some EBR roads reopened after flooding

    October 26, 2015 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said several roads closed by flooding have since been reopened Monday morning. Public and parochial schools in the parish are still open. Glen Oaks High School closed early after a water main break let the school without water. LSU's campus remained... more »
  • Hwy 930 expansion project almost a done deal Play Video

    October 2, 2015 6:26 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Parish school officials are scheduled to decide whether to approve a road widening project near Prairieville Middle School. DOTD is planning to widen the two-mile stretch of Highway 930 that runs from La. 42 to Causey Road. School officials say it's hard for buses to... more »
  • Section of Highway 73 closed for railroad repairs

    September 30, 2015 9:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A section of Highway 73 in Geismar was shut down early Wednesday morning for repairs to the railroad crossing. The road will be closed between Highway 30 and River Road. DOTD advises drivers to use LA 57 and LA 30 as alternate routes. The road will reopen Saturday,... more »
  • Public meeting set for toll road

    September 22, 2015 7:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A public meeting will be held next month on a proposed toll-bypass around Baton Rouge. The proposal comes on the heels of studies showing Baton Rouge has some of the worst traffic in the country for medium-sized cities. The Louisiana Transportation Authority set the public hearing for... more »
  • Council to ask voters about $1 million money shuffle

    September 3, 2015 11:25 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The parish council scheduled a late-September meeting to discuss with voters their thoughts on using $1 million – or possibly more – on both road re-construction and land acquisitions for a future extension of Juban Road. The parish council had originally approved using the extra money from... more »
  • Police say security guard shot driver after crash, fight

    September 3, 2015 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man was shot after a wreck and fight on Sherwood Forest Boulevard in Baton Rouge Thursday morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the 33-year-old driver who crashed was shot multiple times in the midsection after the incident in the 1300 block of Sherwood Forest... more »
  • More money for road repairs in Livingston

    August 27, 2015 9:54 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Parish leaders dedicated another $1 million to the road overlay project Thursday night. Earlier this year, the parish council agreed to spend $4.47 million to re-pave forty roads. The extra money will increase the total amount spent to around $5.5 million. It was not immediately clear what... more »
  • Guilty plea in Katrina Road Home case

    August 22, 2015 11:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal authorities say a New Orleans woman has been convicted in connection with a Hurricane Katrina-related recovery program. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite says in a Friday news release that 53-year-old Deborah Fortner has pleaded guilty to one count of submitting false documents to the Road Home housing... more »
  • Bus slides off the road while taking kids home Play Video

    August 18, 2015 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Drivers blame a U-turn not wide enough for large vehicles for forcing a school bus off the road while taking kids home in East Baton Rouge Parish Tuesday. Witnesses said the bus went off into a ditch at Wisteria Lakes Drive and Sullivan Road. Social media... 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 »
  • DEQ says 175 barrels of oil spilled in Denham Springs, cleanup underway

    July 24, 2015 3:15 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The Department of Environmental Quality said they believe 175 barrels of crude oil spilled into ditches on Linder Road in Denham Springs after a tanker truck overturned Monday. Emergency officials in Livingston parish said the truck rolled into the ditch Monday morning and spilled more than... more »
  • Bridge over Little Sandy Creek reopens after repairs

    July 24, 2015 1:04 PM

    ZACHARY - City workers reopened a bridge in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday, one month ahead of schedule. The Department of Transportation reopened the Port Hudson Pride Road Bridge over Little Sandy Creek near Zachary Friday morning. In June, Engineers said some of the support timbers were rotting,... more »
  • Deputies post road warnings during afternoon storm

    June 30, 2015 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies posted high water warnings for a half-dozen streets and roads throughout the parish as heavy rain moved through the capital area Tuesday. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said Greenwell Springs had problems with high water at the intersections of Moniticello, Monterrey, and Central... more »
  • Bills would steer money to road projects

    June 1, 2015 2:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A package of bills aimed at steering more money to road repairs and bridge work across Louisiana is edging nearer to final legislative passage. The proposals by Sen. Robert Adley, the Senate transportation committee chairman, are an effort to chip away at the state's $12 billion... more »
  • Work begins to quiet Joor Road Play Video

    May 29, 2015 6:51 PM

    CENTRAL - A fix is coming to Joor Road in Central after residents pushed for a fix to the noisy road. In 2009, the state expanded Joor Road from two lanes to five to fix traffic problems, but the expansion also caused new problems. The sound of cars whizzing... more »
  • House Committee approves tax hike for road projects

    May 6, 2015 8:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A plan to fund road projects in Louisiana is moving forward at the Capitol. A House Committee approved two plans that would mean billions of dollars for road and bridge improvements over the next ten years. Lawmakers are considering a one cent sales tax increase, and a... more »
  • Body found along Livingston Parish road

    April 2, 2015 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating a body which was found along a Livingston Parish road Thursday morning. The sheriff's office said the body of a man was found mid-morning along Highway 16 in the parish. Deputies said it's not immediately clear how the man died.... more »
  • US 190 reopens after WBR crash

    March 25, 2015 10:30 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities fully reopened US 190 in West Baton Rouge Parish after a wreck between two 18-wheelers shut the highway down this morning. State Police said after 6 a.m. one big rig rear-ended another on US 190 between between LA 983 and South Winterville Road. The trucks... more »
  • More nail traps found on Central roads

    March 20, 2015 11:04 AM

    CENTRAL - Drivers in Central spotted more spiked traps in their city's roads Friday, waiting for someone to drive over them and lose a tire. People in Central posted pictures on social media of more nails found welded into caltrops and scattered on Arnold Road near Watson. The... more »
  • Livingston Parish votes to move forward with road projects Play Video

    March 17, 2015 10:26 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The parish council approved a road overlay project list Tuesday night after more than a year of arguments and delays. Dozens of roads in the parish need major repairs. A special meeting was called over concerns about whether or not the road list followed state law. ... more »
  • Weather forces bridge, road closed

    March 9, 2015 11:28 AM

    JACKSON - Traffic officials closed a West Feliciana Parish highway Monday due to problems caused by the recent wet weather. The Department of Transportation and Development closed LA 965 near Jackson Monday until further notice. DOTD said dirt around a bridge on the highway became unstable, forcing emergency... more »
  • Crash knocks down utility pole, closes Greenwell Springs Road

    March 3, 2015 6:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Drivers are urged to avoid Greenwell Spring Road north of Sherwood Forest in East Baton Rouge Parish. According to State Police, a crash knocked down a utility pole. The roadway was completely shutdown for a couple hours, but both westbound lanes and one eastbound lane had... more »
  • Hazardous materials transfer closes road

    February 20, 2015 11:05 AM

    LIVONIA - Louisiana State Police asked drivers to avoid a section of US 190 in Pointe Coupee Parish until after lunch while crews work to remove a stuck 18-wheeler that ran off the roadway. Troopers said two tanker trucks were transferring hazardous material at US 190 just east of... more »
  • DOTD to close some north La. highways overnight

    February 16, 2015 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State traffic officials said they plan to close several highways in northwest Louisiana as wintry weather moves through the state overnight. The Department of Transportation and Development said they're also preparing salt, sand and scout trucks to deal with possible sleet or freezing conditions early Tuesday... more »
  • Head-on crash closes highway near New Roads

    January 8, 2015 12:46 PM

    VENTRESS - State Police said a head-on collision sent two people to the hospital and closed a highway near New Roads around 11 a.m. Troopers said two vehicles collided on LA 415 north of LA 413 in Pointe Coupee Parish. The road was shut down at that location while... more »
  • Child hit by vehicle while walking to school

    January 7, 2015 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a young boy is in critical condition in Baton Rouge after a car swerved off the road and hit him while he was walking to school. Police said it happened around 7:45 a.m. at 4755 Evangeline Street. Officers said a mechanical problem caused the... more »
  • Tree removal to improve Greenwell Springs Rd. safety Play Video

    January 5, 2015 4:29 PM

    CENTRAL - Crews began cutting down trees along Greenwell Springs Road Monday as part of a multi-million dollar makeover to improve driving safety. The improvements cover the 8 mile stretch between Central Thruway and Liberty Road. The Department of Transportation and Development plans to remove trees in the right-of-way... more »
  • Group wants your vote 4 for the Roads Play Video

    November 3, 2014 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - You'll have to decide on 14 amendments when you head to the polls tomorrow. One group wants to make things easier by encouraging voters to improve Louisiana's roadways. 4 for the Roads wants voters to approve Amendment Four. It gives the state treasurer the power to... more »

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