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  • High-end purse burglary

    January 16, 2014 7:25 PM

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND- A man was arrested in Baltimore for stealing eight Hermes handbags from a house in Texas that are worth $200,000. Edward Bryant is held on a fugitive warrant and authorities in Texas made moves to have him extradited. The purses were stolen last month in University... more »
  • Scottlandville homeowners frustrated with buyout Play Video

    July 1, 2013 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Reverend Dudley Theodore Jackson proudly mows his lawn once a week. It's something he's done for a very long time. "I've been living here a long time, " he says. "I moved on Avenue F in 1975." But he says he got a letter from East... more »
  • Buyout moves forward for people near sewer plant

    March 21, 2013 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A judge approved modifications to the sewer system's consent decree, paving the way for buyouts of houses near a sewer plant. People in University Place Subdivision are closer to getting out of the area they've complained about for years. The city will appraise houses, and hopes... more »
  • Deal dies for people living near sewer Play Video

    December 12, 2012 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who live near a sewer plant in the north part of the city won't get a reprieve from a smell they've been complaining about for the last 15 years. Wednesday night, Metro Council voted not to move forward with a plan to buy-out the neighborhood.... more »
  • Neighborhood buyout set to be discussed Wednesday

    November 27, 2012 9:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders are set to talk about buying out a neighborhood near a sewerage plant in the northern part of town. On Wednesday's Metro Council agenda is a discussion about the $6,000,000 plan to solve on-going issues with people who live in University Heights. For years,... more »
  • EBR crafting buyout plan for neighborhood near sewage plant

    September 14, 2011 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- There's a plan in the works to buyout people who live near a sewer treatment plant in north Baton Rouge. It involves almost 50 homes in University Place, near Southern University, but there's no price tag yet. People in the neighborhood say the treatment plant stinks... more »
  • Neighbors say fight against BR treatment plant not over

    December 21, 2010 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Families in a North Baton Rouge neighborhood say they're headed back to the drawing board when it comes to their fight against the sewage treatment plant in the area. The University Place residents have been fighting the city-parish over the plant's smell and effects on their... more »

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  • Semi collision closes rural Louisiana highway
    Semi collision closes rural Louisiana highway

    October 1, 2014

    NORWOOD - Highway 67 south of the state line was closed Wednesday evening as State Police worked a crash involving two 18-wheelers. Authorities said... more »
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    A need for speed

    October 1, 2014

    DETROIT, MICHIGAN- A new version of the classic Chevy Corvette can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under three-seconds. General Motors says... more »
  • Singing road in New Mexico
    Singing road in New Mexico

    October 1, 2014

    TIJERAS, NEW MEXICO- Transportation leaders in New Mexico hope a new "singing road" will slow speeders along historic Route 66. It'll be built between Albuquerque... more »
  • Timothy Vessel forced into recall election

    October 1, 2014

    GONZALES - Councilman Timothy Vessel will be forced to defend his job after 2,188 voters signed a petition demanding he leave office. Vessel is... more »
  • PSC OKs refunds for some Entergy customers
    PSC OKs refunds for some Entergy customers

    October 1, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved a one-time refund for customers of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana. The commission... more »