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Controlled burn scheduled for this evening, some evacuations required

Before officials can reopen the Interstate, several people living near the crash will have to evacuate from the area. That's expected to happen some time after 10:00 p.m. tonight.

Drivers deal with nightmare traffic trying to get around town

Drivers around Baton Rouge began their morning stuck in traffic. "Come on now one wreck and we've been shut down since five o'clock this morning," said driver Ursula Green.

Continued delays: Specialists consult to determine plan for removal of leaking chemical

An early morning crash on I-10 put the brakes on traffic in Baton Rouge and no relief seems to be in sight.

EBR Parish school bus routes affected by Interstate closure

Due to a major traffic accident on Interstate 10 early this morning, which has closed a section of the Interstate, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System has experienced service delays with many of its school bus routes in the southeast part

Closures on I-10 and I-12 due to crash

UPDATE: I-10 East remains closed at the I-10/12 split. I-10 West is also closed at Siegen. The ramp from I-12 West onto I-10 East remains closed.

One in nine Louisiana citizens owed state money

There's a good chance Louisiana owes you money, according to Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy.

Kleinpeter Dairy begin 'Name the Calf' contest for Sweetie Pie

Kleinpeter Farms Dairy is conducting a name the calf contest for the calf born to celebrity cow Sweetie Pie Kleinpeter at the Kleinpeter Dairy farm last month. The female calf was born at 12:00 a.m., July 3, 2012.

CATS makes the grade in first of many accountability meetings

In the first of what will be several accountability meetings, a small group of citizens voted to give the Capital Area Transit System an 'A' grade for meeting their first set of goals.

Wall Street Journal covers BR’s crime rate

Baton Rouge's crime rate is front page news in a national newspaper. In the Wall Street Journal, they say violence in the Capitol City is on the rise.

Drilling increases on relief well near sinkhole, new bubble site found in bayou

The Texas Brine Company is moving forward with it's plans for an observation well.