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  • Several Accidents on I-10

    July 24, 2011 3:19 PM

    Traffic is slow moving on I-10 outside of Baton Rouge due to several accidents over the past two hours. The Iberville Police Department is working an accident on the Grosse Tete overpass. According to the Louisiana State Police Troop A, they are clearing up an accident near mile-marker 145... more »
  • Northern Sections of I-49 Closed

    February 4, 2011 2:03 AM

    The National Weather Service out of Lake Charles is reporting that several portions of I-49 in Rapides Parish is closed. 1-49 from exits 80 to 94 as well as elevated portions of I-49 through Alexandria have been closed. The Gillis Long Bridge has been closed as well, but the... more »
  • Sulphur man dies in Accident on I-10

    October 20, 2010 10:03 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - State police say a 61-year-old Sulphur man died in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 in Jefferson Davis Parish. Troopers say Elwood Prater Jr. was westbound shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday when he lost control of his vehicle. Officials say the vehicle left the road, flipped... more »
  • Chemical Spill Shuts Down I-10, West of Beaumont, TX

    August 29, 2010 11:59 PM

    Acadiana drivers headed west into Texas may want to make alternative travel plans. Interstate 10 is completely shut down near Hamshire, TX, just west of Beaumont. This is all due to a crash involving chemicals. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the closure could last well into... more »
  • Vitter & Melancon To Face Off Again

    August 28, 2010 10:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Incumbent Sen. David Vitter has easily won the Republican nomination and will face Democratic primary winner Rep. Charlie Melancon (muh-LAWN'-suhn) in a U.S. Senate race in Louisiana. Vitter and Melancon each defeated two lesser-known candidates in their party primaries Saturday. With little competition in the contests,... more »
  • I-49 Northbound Accident

    August 14, 2010 4:14 PM

    I-49 Northbound near mile marker 5 is currently closed down to one lane. Around 1:30 this afternoon a pedestrian accident occurred in Lafayette just south of Highway 182. State Police and the Carencro Police Department are on scene now. Details are slim at this time, but keep it tuned to... more »
  • I-49 Shut Down Due to Overturned Tanker

    August 11, 2010 7:27 PM

    The overturned tanker which was leaking a mixture of chemicals near I-49 still has the highway closed. HazMat crews are siphoning the chemicals from the overturned tanker to another tanker called down from Northern Louisiana. Police expect the interstate to remain closed into the early hours of Wednesday... more »
  • Georgia Man Walking on I-10 Struck, Killed in Louisiana

    August 4, 2010 9:25 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a 39-year-old Georgia man was killed after being hit by a pickup. State Police Trooper Russell Graham said Walter Ellison Jr., of Rex, Ga., was walking on Interstate 10 shortly after midnight Tuesday when he stepped into the path of an... more »
  • Holdup attempt ends in suicide on I-10

    August 3, 2010 9:34 PM

    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - Slidell police say a 24-year-old man apparently shot and killed himself on Interstate 10 in Mississippi after trying to hold up a fast-food restaurant in Slidell. Capt. Kevin Foltz says the man's name is being withheld until his family is notified. Foltz says the man ordered... more »
  • BP Cut Corners in Days Before Blowout

    June 14, 2010 9:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP made a series of money-saving shortcuts and blunders that dramatically increased the danger of a destructive oil spill in a well that an engineer ominously described as a "nightmare" just six days before the blowout, according to documents released Monday that provide new insight into... more »
  • Lane Reduction in Lafayette Parish

    November 9, 2009 8:51 AM

    Starting this morning at 8, LA 1252, about five and a half miles east of the I-49 frontage road in Lafayette parish, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs. The closure will be in effect until five this afternoon and will also take place tomorrow (November 10) from... more »

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