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  • West Feliciana's controversial advertisement Play Video

    September 7, 2016 7:59 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - A row of signs line the entrance way at the West Feliciana Sports Park encouraging visitors to relocate in the parish. One sign appears to take a jab at Baton Rouge: 'Leave the crime and tuition behind.' Parish President Kevin Couhig said the signs illustrate positive... more »
  • One man with a clear sign gets job opportunities Play Video

    February 8, 2016 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While waiting at the red light or a stop sign, you often times see people on the side with signs begging for money or donations, but one young man held a sign with a simple plea hoping to get something else. Jordan Morgan is 22 years old.... more »
  • Denham Springs gets grant money to replace old street signs Play Video

    December 29, 2015 5:26 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Hundreds of old, worn out street signs will be replaced soon in Denham Springs after the city received a $22,000 state grant. The reflective coating on street signs typically lasts between 8-10 years, but most signs in Denham Springs are 15-20 years old, according to Mayor Gerard... more »
  • Culprit destroying signs of Baker police chief candidate Play Video

    December 18, 2015 5:50 PM

    BAKER - More than $2000 in political funding is down the drain for Darryl Rainwater, who's running for the chief of police in Baker. An unknown culprit, or culprits has started damaging campaign signs at the beginning of this month and Rainwater told News 2 it's costing him money. The... more »
  • Yard signs fight speeding drivers Play Video

    December 2, 2015 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Yard signs around Captial Heights ask drivers to slow down and enjoy the neighborhood; the Capital Heights Neighborhood Association hopes people will get the message. Capital Heights Neighborhood Association President Tyler Hicks says he knows people that are fed up with speeders. "We heard a... more »
  • Neighborhood divided over trick-or-treat signs instructing parents to provide veggies

    October 29, 2015 3:03 PM

    NEW BRITAINURGING, Conn. - There are mixed reactions among a community in Connecticut where a neighbor has taken upon themselves to tell the neighborhood to hand out vegetables and healthy snacks rather than traditional Halloween candy this weekend. Bright orange posters went up in a community near Lincoln Elementary... more »
  • Baker city council looks to add more bike signs Play Video

    March 19, 2015 6:20 PM

    BAKER - The Baker city council approved an ordinance for more bike signs on roads, but with the city struggling with money there are concerns. The council approved an ordinance last week to add additional bicycle symbols and "Share the Road" signs to about a dozen more streets. So... more »
  • Safety improvements coming for curves and intersections Play Video

    February 11, 2015 4:43 PM

    ST. AMANT - Hundreds of curves and road intersections across the Baton Rouge region will see makeovers in the next two years. The project began today in St. Amant on La. 429 near La. 22 and in Prairieville on La. 431 near Lake Martin Road. The project includes new... more »
  • Baton Rouge gets tough on 'litter sign' offenders Play Video

    January 15, 2015 5:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - City officials are coming down on individuals, businesses and organizations who place signs where they don't belong in Baton Rouge. According to the Department of Public Works, any signs that are in the public right of way or on utility poles are illegal and those who... more »
  • Changes come to Walker Road South after deadly crashes Play Video

    January 15, 2015 4:35 PM

    WALKER - One Livingston Parish road has some improvements after five people died there within a month. The curve is south of I-12 on Walker Road South outside of Walker. On New Year's Eve, three people died there after a head-on crash. Resident Stephen Price says he's seen the... more »
  • Denham Springs could overhaul street signs Play Video

    January 12, 2015 4:16 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The city of Denham Springs could get a grant to replace 1,500 street signs in dire need of improvement. That's if a $48,000 grant is approved through the state's local Governor's Assistance Program. City leaders say the reflective coating on street signs typically lasts around 8-10... more »
  • Traffic calming test leaves residents undecided Play Video

    November 6, 2014 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A plan that some people are hoping will lessen traffic and make streets safer has kicked into full gear. It's called the Traffic Calming Test, and the city started it Tuesday by putting one way street signs and lowered speed limits in certain areas. They plan... more »
  • Signs to remind drivers of 'Move Over' law

    September 30, 2014 3:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're driving past stopped police cars or stranded motorists on the side of Louisiana's roadways, officials want you to "Move Over." Louisiana's state police superintendent and transportation secretary announced Monday the installation of several dozen signs telling people to "Move Over for Emergency Vehicles." The signs,... more »
  • People frustrated with intersection Play Video

    September 26, 2014 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The intersection at Burbank and E. Boyd has some people scared for their safety and the safety of others. A wreck at that intersection yesterday "It is a matter of life and death. If you saw the car from yesterday and there had been somebody... more »
  • Sorrento councilman wants police department gone Play Video

    September 15, 2014 6:01 PM

    SORRENTO - The voters will get to decide if the police department should be abolished when they hit the polls in November. The Police Department has been defunct since it lost liability coverage last year and the chief of police resigned after he lied to the FBI about a... more »
  • Busted! Drivers ignore dangerous road warning Play Video

    July 7, 2014 10:18 PM

    ST. AMANT - The Department of Transportation and Development installed flashing lights on La. Highway 935, or Stringer Bridge Road, in Ascension Parish. The new flashing lights were added after the DOTD originally ruled the number one recommendation for the road was to close it all together. Still,... more »
  • Signs for missing child vandalized Play Video

    May 19, 2014 5:28 PM

    SLAUGHTER - Stickers to get the community involved in a renewed effort to find Wesley Dale Morgan were vandalized over the weekend. The incident baffles people in East Feliciana Parish and the owner of a convenience store where it happened. "She tried to get them, and after that... more »
  • Saving Hasselhoff signs leads to injury

    August 20, 2013 7:48 PM

    SHELTON, CONNECTICUT- A convenience store clerk went to the hospital in critical-condition after trying to stop the theft of two signs featuring images of actor David Hasselhoff. Authorities say he saw a man put the cutouts in his SUV and then was hit by the truck and dragged and landed... more »
  • Both sides hopeful after Obama's pipeline comments

    June 25, 2013 3:28 PM

    WASHINGTON - Supporters and opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas are each finding some reason for optimism in President Barack Obama's comments today about the standard that should be applied in approving or rejecting the project. Obama, in a speech at Georgetown University, said the pipeline... more »
  • Jindal signs equal pay bill for state workers

    June 19, 2013 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has agreed that state agencies should be banned from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job. Jindal signed the Equal Pay for Women Act into law Wednesday. The bill by New Orleans Sen. Ed Murray doesn't affect private companies.... more »
  • Obama: Economy showing signs of strength

    June 1, 2013 10:56 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the economy is showing new signs of strength. He's pointing to the auto industry, new jobs and a recovering housing market as signs of progress. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama calls on Congress to do more to ensure that progress continues.... more »
  • French president signs gay marriage into law

    May 18, 2013 3:32 PM

    PARIS - France will see its first gay weddings within days, after French President Francois Hollande signed a law Saturday authorizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples and ending months of nationwide protests and wrenching debate. Hollande's office said he signed the bill Saturday morning, a day after the Constitutional... more »
  • Curve warning signs erected at site of fatal crash

    January 30, 2013 7:52 AM

    BURNSIDE - State highway workers installed 22 new signs warning drivers about dangerous curves on a stretch in La. Highway 44 in southern Ascension Parish where a 5-year-old child was killed in a traffic accident Monday. Crews erected two curve-warning signs and 20 chevron arrow signs for both traffic directions... more »
  • ALCU sues to block Super Bowl "clean zone" in N.O.

    January 24, 2013 3:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana is suing to block the city of New Orleans from maintaining a so-called "clean zone" where the use of banners, signs and flags will be restricted during Super Bowl festivities. The ACLU filed a federal lawsuit Thursday on behalf of... more »

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