NEW YORK - U.S. health officials are recommending that people who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola avoid commercial travel or attending large public gatherings, even if they have no symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the updated advice to state and local officials... more »
BATON ROUGE - Chikungunya is a mosquito borne virus that comes from the Caribbean and it is spreading into the states including in Louisiana.
Chikungunya started to break out in the Caribbean last year, and has spread throughout the United States. The Center for Disease Control said there are six... more »
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana travelers can rest easier. The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that states will be given an extension to meet the new standards of the Real ID Act.
Without this extension a state driver's license would not have been accepted as a proper form of... more »
A Sikh advocacy group launched a free app for cell phones that allows travelers to complain immediately to the government about being singled out or unfair treatment by airport security screeners. The FlyRights app was activated at midnight on Monday and two complaints were reported by the Sikh Coalition. The... more »
CHICAGO- The big opt-out was a big bust today as most of the Thanksgiving travelers selected for full body scans and pat down searches chose to submit to them, rather than create chaos on one of the busiest flying days of the year.
For days, activists waged on a... more »
Update: Travelers on Interstate 10 eastbound should take the Sorrento exit, Highway 22, to Highway 61.
News 2 is hearing reports that traffic is at a standstill, and the Sorrento exit is travelers' best option to avoid accident-related traffic. Witnesses say two wreckers and an ambulance just arrived at... more »