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Deputies ask for help identifying store burglar

Thursday, 24 July 2014 09:21
AMITE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities are asking the public to help them identify a woman seen on surveillance video around the time when a store was burglarized. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the burglary happened at the TNT Western Store in Amite on Monday around 10 p.m. Anyone who thinks they recognize the woman in the pictures is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245. Copyright 2014 WAFB. All rights reserved.
I-10 West closure due to vehicle fire on Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge) creates traffic nightmare
Thursday, 24 July 2014 09:21
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Many drivers experienced heavy delays on I-10 West after a car fire shut down the interstate on the Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge) early Thursday morning. Traffic was back to normal by 9 a.m. The interstate reopened a little after 8 a.m. The accident happened around 5:30 a.m. Traffic was blocked at the I-10/I-110 Split. Cars were diverted to I-110 North and then to US 61 West. The closure created…
36 vehicles burglarized near Denham Springs
Thursday, 24 July 2014 09:09
Updated at 9:22 p.m. DENHAM SPRINGS — At least 36 cars were burglarized and one vehicle stolen early Monday in two adjacent subdivisions near Denham Springs. A host of items disappeared from the cars parked by homes in the Westminster Estates and Forest Ridge subdivisions, including GPS devices, credit cards, wallets and sports equipment, said Lori Steele, a Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman. At least one home surveillance system captured footage that may show two…
Catholic High and EBRSO practice active shooter drills
Thursday, 24 July 2014 08:20
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Officials at Catholic High School and the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office will test safety and security plans during a number of active shooter drills Thursday morning. "We just really want to be prepared for any scenario," Principal Lisa Harvey said. "We want to be on the offense and the best way to do that is to be prepared." The drills will begin at 9 a.m. with a presumed…
I-10 West reopens after closure due to vehicle fire on Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge)
Thursday, 24 July 2014 08:20
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - All lanes have reopened on I-10 West after a car fire shut down the interstate on the Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge) early Thursday morning. The interstate reopened a little after 8 a.m. Traffic remained backed up to College Drive. The accident happened around 5:30 a.m. Traffic was blocked at the I-10/I-110 Split. Cars were diverted to I-110 North and then to US 61 West. The closure created heavy backups…
Tropical Blog: Tropics are quiet
Thursday, 24 July 2014 08:06
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The National Hurricane Center upgraded the tropical wave in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean to Tropical Depression Two Monday afternoon. The wave moved off the coast of Africa over the weekend developing in a region known as the Monsoon trough. The Monsoon trough is an area over the Atlantic Ocean where winds moving in opposite directions come together. This leads to uplift and an increased opportunity to pool moisture.…
Middle school vice principal accused of exchanging nude photos with teen bonds out of jail
Thursday, 24 July 2014 07:20
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A middle school administrator accused of inappropriate relations with a teenage girl was released from jail on bond Wednesday. Edwin Chastang, vice principal of Southeast Middle School in Baton Rouge, was released on a $20,000 bond. He is charged with computer-aided solicitation of a minor. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, Chastang exchanged nude photos and sexual messages with a 15-year-old student through Facebook. Authorities said it was the…
Car fire shuts down I-10 West on Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge)
Thursday, 24 July 2014 06:19
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A car fire shut down I-10 West on the Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge) early Thursday morning. The accident blocked traffic starting at the I-10/I-110 Split. Traffic is being diverted to I-110 North and then to US 61 West. The closure is creating heavy backups on I-10 West through Baton Rouge. The fire was quickly put out. It is unknown if there were any injuries or when the roadway will…
Think Fast: What if there was an active shooter?
Thursday, 24 July 2014 04:17
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC/WAFB) - A situation like a shooter in a shopping center is one you never expect to be in, but it could happen and how you handle the situation could save your life. Most homicides in the US are a result of gun violence, according to the National Institute of Justice. There have been many mass shooting tragedies unfold at schools like Columbine High School and Sandy Hook Elementary, and even at movie…
Panel opposes reduction proposal
Thursday, 24 July 2014 00:01
The executive committee for the East Baton Rouge Parish Democratic Party has come out against proposals up for debate Thursday to reduce the size of the parish School Board. The local Democratic Party’s opposition to the School Board redistricting follows on the heels of opposition by the local Republican Party, the Louisiana NAACP and the parent group One Community, One School District. The Democratic Party executive committee vote Tuesday night was unanimous. Not present or…
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