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Stranded in the Capital City

In weather like this, you've heard before, stay inside and stay off the roads. That's easy if you live around here, but what if you don't?

Ascension Parish issues safety tips for Ice Storm

Today, Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced that Entergy will be conducting preventative repairs to electric lines in the parish.

OK: Teen skydiver survives 3,500-foot fall

A 16-year-old is on the mend after falling 3,500 feet during a skydiving accident. That first time jumper was 16 year old Mackenzie Wethington.

Central FD saves 7 people from house fire

UPDATE: The Central Fire Department says this morning's fire was caused by "discared smoking materials," and started on the porch of the house.

Airport preps for bad weather: reminds people to check for cancellations and delays

Ramps turned into skating rinks, cars swerving and sliding everywhere, and traffic crawling along for hours is what we can expect tomorrow and with the icy conditions about to hit Louisiana again, traveling by car or by plane wont be easy and i

Drivers, LSP learn lessons from last week's ice storm

Last week's ice storm caught a lot of people by surprise, including drivers who didn't realize how dangerous the roads would be. But everybody is learning their lesson this time around.

Pot is legal in CO and WA, but not at the airport

Accidentally brought your marijuana to the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport?

Shoppers hit the store for supplies ahead of cold weather

People across the Baton Rouge Metro area spent the day getting ready and purchasing supplies before the cold weather hits. Hardware stores and groceries saw big crowds.

Best ways to prevent and treat the common cold

Although the world of medicine has made incredible progress when it comes to tackling certain illnesses, scientists still have not been able to find the cure for the common cold. But there are ways to prevent colds as well as treat them.

EBR garbage pickup, recycling suspended Tuesday, Wednesday

Solid waste (garbage and trash) and recyclable material will not be collected Tuesday and Wednesday due to the adverse conditions that are expected on the interstates and other roadways.