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Don Ames
May 30, 2019 - 7:52 pm
An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputy died in a single vehicle crash about 6:30 Thursday morning in Zachary.Lt. Steven Whitstine, 42, was driving to work when he veered off Pride Port Hudson Road and struck a tree. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said Whitstine's vehicle overturned, then struck a...
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Chris Miller
May 30, 2019 - 2:32 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a deadly wreck on the east-bound I-10 high-rise. Police had to close the interstate headed out to New Orleans East. I-10 East is now closed to traffic at Louisa Street due to an accident. Traffic is being diverted to Louisa Street. Congestion from...
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Chris Miller
May 24, 2019 - 7:29 am
Lots of people are hitting the road for the long holiday weekend. It's the most travelers in 14 years -- and for people going by car, the most ever, according to AAA. "It looks like it's going to be a very busy time," said AAA spokesman Don Redman. "We're talking about 43 million Americans...
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Thomas Perumean
May 15, 2019 - 9:16 am
Recovery efforts of an SUV that sailed off the southbound Causeway will get underway this morning at 11am. "On Wednesday, May 15, the southbound Causeway Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 11 AM to 2 PM for vehicle recovery from the Tuesday morning overboard. Please use an alternate route if...
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UPDATE: Bridge reopen just after 7:00am A driver flew off the Causeway early this morning and ended up in the lake. "They got a car or truck that went over the side," a caller to WWL Radio described. "Part of the rail is missing, There's two people in the water. Bystanders have thrown them a life...
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Thomas Perumean
May 12, 2019 - 11:54 am
Five am Sunday morning was the moment of criticality for the streets of New Orleans. Rainfall totals beyond two-inches-an-hour were outstipping pump capacity and major intersections across the downtown were filling up with water. At the intersection of Poydras and South Claiborne, traffic coming...
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Don Ames
April 07, 2019 - 9:11 am
Due to the expected heavy rain Sunday evening into Monday, parking restrictions on neutral grounds and sidewalks in the city will be suspended beginning at noon 12:00 p.m. Sunday and will remain suspended through 6:00 p.m. Monday. Residents are reminded not to block intersections or streetcar...
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April 06, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Due to the expected heavy rain Sunday, parking restrictions on neutral grounds and sidewalks in the city will be suspended beginning at noon 12:00 p.m. Sunday and will remain suspended through 6:00 p.m. Monday. Residents are reminded not to block intersections or streetcar tracks. Also, during...
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Don Ames
April 04, 2019 - 1:11 pm
The City of New Orleans announced Thusday afternoon that it it temporarily suspended certain traffic restrictions. Parking on neutral grounds and sidewalks will be allowed, where necessary, until 10am Friday, April 5th. Motorists are being asked, however to avoid blocking any intersections or...
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March 21, 2019 - 7:49 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will borrow $185 million in April to finance highly sought roadwork across the state, ranging from the widening of Interstate 10 in the capital city to a new Interstate 20 access for Barksdale Air Force Base. The Bond Commission, a panel of statewide elected...
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