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Complete Closure of I-10 Mississippi River Bridge, East and West Baton Rouge Parishes scheduled for August 1

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that The I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed to traffic from 1 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Eastbound lanes preparing to shift to new pavement along I-12 Widening Project

The lane shifts along I-12 eastbound will occur over the course of two nights:

Raising Cane's celebrates 'National Chicken Finger Day'

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) -- Walk into a Raising Canes today and you could get a little extra of the so-called 'one love.' The popular chicken joint declared today National Chicken Finger Day.

The search for the next 'American Idol' continues in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (WGMB) - Months of practicing came to an end in New Orleans. 6000 voices packed the New Orleans Arena to audition for American Idol. All but a few made the cut to the next round.

More than 100 dogs rescued from puppy mill

TYLERTOWN, MISSISSIPPI (WGMB)--More than a hundred dogs are being rehabilitated at an animal sanctuary in Mississippi after they were rescued from a puppy mill in Robert, La.

Livingston Parish Preps for Bonnie

The current path of tropical depression "Bonnie" cuts right through Southeast Louisiana.

Urgent closure of right lane of I-12 westbound Concrete joint separated

Baton Rouge - Beginning at 10 a.m. today, the right lane on I-12 westbound will be closed for approximately ½ mile beginning at the top of the 4-H Club Road overpass.

X-Rays Critical Evidence in Mel Gibson Case

X-rays taken 2 days after Mel Gibson allegedly punched Oksana Grigorieva could be pivotal evidence in the Sheriff's investigation .... TMZ has learned.

UPDATE: Lane Closure Advisories for the I-12 Widening Project

Baton Rouge-There are two scheduled lane closures associated with the I-12 widening project for tonight. The following closures are scheduled for Wednesday, July 21, weather permitting:

I-10 Mississippi River Bridge to close early morning on Sunday, July 25

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that The I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed to traffic from 1 a.m. - 8 a.m.