Interstate 10

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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Don Ames
March 09, 2019 - 12:13 pm
New Orleans police say a man was shot while driving on I-10 in New Orleans East early Saturday morning. Police said they were alerted at about 2:40 a.m. that the 21-year-old man was driving eastbound on the interstate when he heard gunshots and exited at Downman Road. He then realized that he had...
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Jim Hanzo
September 23, 2018 - 8:31 pm
The NOPD is investigating a series of related motor vehicle accidents that happened on Interstate 10 in New Orleans East. Police say around 4:51 p.m. inclement weather caused a single vehicle to collide with a wall on I-10 West at Read Boulevard. The combination of poor visibility due to the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 22, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Cops discovered a dead person inside a car along the interstate in New Orleans East. "NOPD has recovered a vehicle from the water near Interstate 10 west and Michoud Boulevard," Senior Public Information Officer Gary Scheets said in an email. "When the vehicle was pulled from the water, a body was...
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August 10, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ New Orleans police say a continuing dispute reportedly was behind a recent triple shooting on Interstate 10, and a 19-year-old man is accused. A news release Friday says police have a warrant to arrest Nas Jackson of New Orleans on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault...
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City of Kenner
Don Ames
July 13, 2018 - 7:07 pm
Kenner officials say it may take another two to three days to complete the cleanup of a fuel spill that closed eastbound I-10 at Williams Blvd. Friday afternoon. The incident began around 2:30 p.m. when a tanker carrying gasoline apparently lost control and struck a wall. One of the truck's axles...
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July 05, 2018 - 7:59 am
The NOPD is investigating a shooting that occurred overnight on Interstate 10 West at Orleans Avenue. Just after 11 p.m. last night, a male victim was brought to an area hospital suffering an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. After further investigation. detectives were later able to determine...
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June 11, 2018 - 7:00 am
(WWL.com) There are nearly 800 crashes annually along a notorious stretch of Interstate 10 just west of the Mississippi River. DOTD spokesperson Rodney Mallet says a video recently released showcasing accident data on the agency’s Facebook page is a stern message to distracted drivers who have been...
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May 28, 2018 - 11:21 am
NEW ORLEANS - A man who police say was involved in a hit and run crash on I-10 Sunday night turned himself in overnight. The 25-year-old driver, Rene Washington, has been booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center with vehicular homicide and hit and run driving. The NOPD is investigating a fatal...
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May 07, 2018 - 12:50 pm
(WWL.com) A two vehicle crash near Sorrento on Interstate 10 killed two children last night. The driver of the vehicle who struck the victim’s car 47 year old Stephen Daigle of Gonzales, was arrested and charged with negligent homicide, negligent injuring and reckless operations. State Trooper...
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