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Officials responding to fatal crash involving bicyclist at Seigen Lane and Airline Highway

Officials responding to fatal crash involving bicyclist at Seigen Lane and Airline Highway

Posted 2:29 PM 12/7/2019 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE- Authorities are on the scene of a deadly crash on Airline Highway and Seigen Lane involving a bicyclist. 

The crash happened around 3 p.m. Saturday. Authorities report that the cyclist was dead on the scene. 

There are still few details at the time.

Yesterday

Former Corporal with Office of State Fire Marshal accused of abusing his K9 to point of death

Former Corporal with Office of State Fire Marshal accused of abusing his K9 to point of death

Posted 1:43 PM 12/7/2019 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE – Authorities say a former Corporal with the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal is behind bars for abusing his state-issued K9 to the point of death. 

According to a police report, 29-year-old Robert Daniel Fain of Shreveport was issued a K9 named Maily in July (More)

Today

Co-inventor of New Orleans hand grenade cocktail dies

Co-inventor of New Orleans hand grenade cocktail dies

Posted 12:49 PM 12/7/2019 by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The co-founder of a chain of bars in New Orleans’ French Quarter who helped create an iconic cocktail known as the “hand grenade” has died.

NOLA.com  (More)

Yesterday

Attorney claims teen was on drugs when questioned about deadly bus stop fight

Posted 9:37 AM 12/7/2019 by WBRZ Staff

Editor's Note: Anderson's attorney clarified Friday that the teen was under the effects of Fentanyl during questioning, not the shooting itself.

BATON ROUGE - One of three teens arrested in the killing of a 17-year-old claims he was on powerful painkillers when he was questioned (More)

Today

National Guardsman surprises younger brother following Afghanistan deployment

Posted 10:52 PM 12/6/2019 by Johnston von Springer

BATON ROUGE - At Friday night's Festival of Lights downtown most spectators were focused on the lights and snow. 10-year-old Peyton Ashley, however, was gearing up to run in the Reindeer Run 5k. One thing he didn't expect was for his older brother, Clayton to show up.

Clayton was due home (More)

Yesterday

Plane tickets from BTR to ATL sold out ahead of SEC Championship

Posted 10:45 PM 12/6/2019 by Trey Couvillion

BATON ROUGE - LSU fans have been heading to Atlanta, Ga. all week in preparation for Saturday’s showdown.

Friday’s flights Baton Rouge to ATL were sold out, and most are for Saturday morning, as well.

It was a sea of purple and gold at the airport on Friday. Tiger fans (More)

12/5/2019

Murdered teen tried to avoid fight; 16-year-old will stand trial as an adult in deadly shooting

Posted 4:32 PM 12/6/2019 by Jeremy Krail and Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE - A 16-year-old will be tried as an adult in the murder of another teen who was shot while walking home from school, a judge decided Thursday.

Jeffrey Tate is among three arrested in the (More)

Yesterday

Classic SEC match-up: LSU's offense vs. Georgia's defense

Classic SEC match-up: LSU's offense vs. Georgia's defense

Posted 4:06 PM 12/6/2019 by Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — LSU is perfectly comfortable in an offensive shootout, both teams racing up and down the field, throwing caution to the wind and lighting up the scoreboard with big play after big play.

Georgia would prefer a defensive quagmire, where every yard in a struggle, the sort (More)

12/4/2019

Dutchtown High teacher arrested after investigation into report of inappropriate interaction with student

Posted 10:45 AM 12/6/2019 by WBRZ Staff

DUTCHTOWN – A high school teacher was booked into the Ascension Parish jail Wednesday on indecent behavior with a juvenile charges after being indicted by a grand jury.

Mark Ebarb, 32, was arrested amid an investigation into reports he was sending inappropriate pictures to male (More)

Yesterday

Teen accused of shooting at people outside of Jim and Lu's corner store, arrested

Teen accused of shooting at people outside of Jim and Lu's corner store, arrested

Posted 9:46 AM 12/6/2019 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE – Authorities say they've arrested one person in connection with a shooting just outside of Jim and Lu’s Corner Store that left one person seriously (More)

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