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Road closures, openings due to Ice Storm

Warmer temperatures on Wednesday allowed some ice to melt on area roadways. Public officials are still urging caution on our roads, however many area roads are open. Current closures:

School Closures due to Ice Storm

Below is a list of school closures due to winter weather. Closed Thursday

Analysts wonder if its 'Game Over' for Nintendo

For decades, Nintendo has been among the world's leading producers of video games, best known for Super Mario Brothers and the wildly successful Wii console.

St. Francisville residents make do during Mother Nature's tirade

Much like the many tourists who make their way north from Baton Rouge, the worst of Tuesday's winter storm visited St. Francisville. But the town had few of the problems that appeared statewide during the ice storm a few days prior.

Livingston Parish lifts burn ban

Today, the Livingston Parish Government released a statement, lifting the burn ban it had previously issued on January 21.

GOHSEP continues to work around the clock to ensure safety across the state

Roads have been closing all day. This weather is leaving officials with no other choice. The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management have been busy all day keeping up with what Mother Nature is dishing out.

Local hospital continues care during cold weather

Officials at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center launched their emergency plans to help keep up care during the frosty temperatures and wintry mix coming to the Capital City area.

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.