BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — How much good can $1.5 million do? Law enforcement officials hope it can help fix a crime problem that has turned the 70805 zip code into the most dangerous part of the Capitol City.
Drivers in Ascension Parish are fed up with gridlock along Highway 42.
People living in the area say they were promised the Department of Transportation and Development would fix the headache, but they've seen no progress.
The annual Angola Prison Rodeo is underway every weekend this month, but on the first Sunday of the arts and crafts show, one inmate is learning the hard way what it's like to be the victim of a crime.