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O'Neal Widening Lane Closure Update- Lane Closure Rescheduled

The lane closure that was originally scheduled for northbound and southbound La. 3245 (O’Neal Lane) in Baton Rouge from I-12 to U.S. 190 on Monday night, July 12, to Friday night, July 16, has been postponed.

Investigation Into Roller Coaster Death

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking into a possible accidental death of a woman who fell from a roller coaster at Dixie Landing at 18142 E. Perkins today at approximately 4:10 p.m.

Alan Levine resigns as DHH Secretary

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced Alan Levine will step down as Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals, a role he has held since January 14, 2008.

O'Neal Lane Widening Project lane closure update

Northbound and Southbound La. 3245 (O’Neal Lane) in Baton Rouge from I-12 to U.S. 190 will be closed intermittently in both directions from Monday night, July 12 to Friday night, July 16. This lane closure will be allowed from 8 p.m.

Why Louisiana has become the Cajun Hollywood

While many businesses are struggling because of the Crisis on the Coast, one industry is booming. That's the film industry.

Governor Jindal Cracks Down on Sexual Predators

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed five bills into law from the Governor’s 2010 legislative package to strengthen the ability of law enforcement to track down and punish sexual predators that prey on children.

DOTD issues Independence Day travel advisory

BATON ROUGE, La – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana for the Independence Day weekend (Saturday, J

O'Neal Widening Project Update

Upcoming Work: Crews will begin concrete paving on the northbound tentaively next Wednesday. This work will begin on I-12 at the end of the project and move north toward Florida Boulevard.

The Kenilworth Independence Day Parade

"This Land is Your Land" is the theme for the 38th Annual Independence Day Parade that will roll through Kenilworth subdivision starting at 6:30 pm on Friday evening, July 2nd.

DHH Reopens Parts of Oyster Harvesting Areas 9 and 10

BATON ROUGE (June 28, 2010) - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced today that it is partially reopening oyster harvesting Areas 9 and 10 to give harvesters as much time as possible to harvest their product before any poten