Baton Rouge

October 30, 2018 - 3:45 pm
(WWL.com) A new report shows 14 percent of bridges in Louisiana are structurally deficient, with a need for rehabilitation or possibly even replacement. Spokesperson for the transportation research group TRIP, Rocky Moretti, says precautions are being taken with some of these bridges in order to...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 27, 2018 - 5:57 pm
The premier TV broadcast in college football is bringing its crew to Baton Rouge when LSU hosts Alabama next Saturday. HEY BATON ROUGE -- WE'RE COMING TO YOUR CITY! See you next week for No. 1 @AlabamaFTBL vs No. 4 @LSUfootball pic.twitter.com/0u0IifnpNk — College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) October...
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October 14, 2018 - 6:19 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A district attorney in Louisiana is examining the case of a Baton Rouge police officer who was fired after shooting at a motorist. Police said they found no probable cause to arrest former officer Yuseff Hamadeh, who was with the department for two years. District Attorney...
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David Blake
October 12, 2018 - 2:16 pm
Tiger Stadium is sold out Saturday as LSU and Georgia meet in Death Valley for the first time since 2008. Georgia has sold all of its 6,000-ticket allotment for the game, making Saturday one of the largest game day crowds ever on campus. ''This is a huge game, Georgia has sold it's full 6,000 seat...
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Chris Miller
October 09, 2018 - 2:10 pm
LSU is telling its fans to get to Tiger Stadium early for the Georgia game this weekend. The school says it is expecting one of the largest game day crowds ever on campus. The sold-out game kicks off at 2:30 p.m. and will be CBS' featured game of the week. It's the Bulldogs first visit to Baton...
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Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
September 28, 2018 - 10:22 pm
Tiger Rag Editor James Moran reporting... The LSU basketball team was supposed to begin practice on Friday. The familiar sounds of rubber dribbling off hardwood and sneakers squeaking were supposed to fill the air. Reporters were supposed to be on hand for the first 45 minutes of a season brimming...
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September 23, 2018 - 10:24 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana residents with 2016 flooding damage who took a survey expressing interest in the state's homeowner aid program have only days remaining to complete applications for assistance. The Restore Louisiana homeowner aid program says 3,000 people with damage from the March...
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August 28, 2018 - 9:54 am
(WWL.com) The department of transportation is preparing to widen Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge to three lanes, which will require the state to buy at least 17 homes and four businesses. “There are a small number of businesses and a small number of homes that will be given that option to be relocated...
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Chris Miller
August 24, 2018 - 10:20 am
A car injured five pedestrians on LSU's Baton Rouge campus this morning, injuring one seriously, according to The Advocate . Video of Wreck on LSU Multiple vehicles were involved in the crash, The Advocate reports, pushing a parked car into pedestrians on a nearby sidewalk. Of the five people hurt...
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July 13, 2018 - 3:11 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Baton Rouge prosecutors have ruled out criminal charges against several people who are suing over their arrests at protests after a deadly 2016 police shooting in Louisiana's capital. A court filing shows the district attorney's office notified plaintiff's attorneys that it...
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