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  1. Happening Today: BR reaches record low, as snow and ice Close LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    South Louisiana has been turned into a dangerous spot. Stay in if you can. If not, be careful on those roadways.

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  2. Parish by parish: Roadways, bridges closing due to freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    DOTD has closed the left lanes of the Hale Boggs Bridge. The right lanes remain open at this time.

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  3. RELATED: How to prepare for frigid temperatures in the Baton Rouge areaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A wintry mix of precipitation is in the forecast for Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Temperatures will drop below freezing for over 24 hours in the Baton Rouge area between January 16 and January 17, 2018.

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  4. Funeral arrangements announced for 'Buckskin' BillRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Funeral arrangements have been announced for beloved WAFB star and community leader William "Bill" Black, also known as "Buckskin Bill ". Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 19, at Broadmoor United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge.

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  5. St. Vincent de Paul braces for hard freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Bishop Ott Shelter Program, a community leading homeless services provider, has put a hard freeze plan into effect and is prepared to accommodate homeless men, women, and children in need of shelter during the cold weather snap. The program operates three night shelters and one homeless day center.

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  6. Officer hurt in traffic stop that turned into chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to emergency officials, an officer was trying to initiate a traffic stop on Georgia Avenue in Port Allen when the suspect tried to get away. One of the officers was at the door of the vehicle and reportedly tried to reach inside the vehicle to cut off the engine as the suspect was trying to drive away.

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  7. Officers caught doing good deed respond to overwhelming reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Two officers with the Baton Rouge Police Department are responding after a family recorded them in the middle of a random act of kindness Saturday, January 13. Corporal James Rowe and Corporal Hue Pham were filmed buying a meal for a middle-aged woman at the intersection of Airline Highway and Tom Drive. Kevin Brown, 20, was stunned by the video his sister captured.

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  8. Volunteers give Scotlandville barbershop new coat of paint for MLK Day of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    An area of Scotlandville that could use a little T.L.C. is getting perhaps the best dose of it. A fresh coat of paint can breathe new life into something that once seemed old and forgotten.

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  9. Nominations open for Louisiana Young HeroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Louisiana Public Broadcasting and the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge are looking for their 2018 Louisiana Young Heroes. Now in its 23rd year, the awards spotlight students who are inspirational to those around them.

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  10. First Alert Forecast: Hard Freeze in effect, temps will remain frigid into SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Hard Freeze warning is in effect until 10 a.m. Sunday for the metro Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes. A blast of Arctic air will hang around through the weekend.

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  11. Hundreds of locals enjoy the 1st LA Street Food FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    My House Social partnered with Louisiana Marathon to bring the first Louisiana Street Food Fest to downtown Baton Rouge - celebrating the street food community and culture. The festival, held Saturday, Jan. 14, was an assortment of 20 plus inventive chefs from across the state all gathered outside of the Raising Cane's River Center.

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  12. Police caught on camera delivering meal to hitchhiker in random act of kindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A video is now making the rounds on social media that shows two Baton Rouge police officers helping out someone in need. A family was caught off guard and captured the video Saturday afternoon.

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  13. 'Buckskin' Bill passes away at age 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Baton Rouge legend, William "Bill" Black, known as Buckskin Bill, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, according to family members. Buckskin was born in 1929.

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  14. Red Cross asking for public's help installing smoke alarms for cold snapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    This weekend, the American Red Cross is asking for the public's help to install smoke alarms due to freezing temperatures expected in the Baton Rouge area. "We have had too many fires and experienced too much tragedy in our community this year.

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  15. Buckskin Bill specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    In 2003 WAFB aired a special report by Paul Gates about Buckskin Bill . It was part of WAFB's 50th anniversary special.

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  16. Man accused of using brick to break car window, steal gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Baton Rouge Police Department is trying to identify a man who they say burglarized a vehicle on Wentling Avenue on Monday, January 8. BRPD officials say the incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday in the 11800 block of Wentling Avenue. The suspect reportedly checked out the area, returned with a brick, broke the window of the vehicle, then stole a handgun that was in the vehicle.

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  17. Elderly man dies from injuries sustained in Friday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a fatal crash happening on Friday around 1 p.m. in the 5500 block of Winbourne Ave. and Dougherty Dr. Authorities say the crash involved a 2007 Jeep Wrangler and a 2003 Ford Taurus. According to police, Oliver Perry, 67, of Woodville, MS, was the driver of the Ford.

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  18. Major infrastructure projects includes I-10 expansion at Mississippi River bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Governor John Bel Edwards held a press conference Friday to announce a transportation and infrastructure investment for major projects in three different parts of the state. The state will begin the administrative process to request GARVEE bonds, which will allow the state to repay the debt with federal highway funds the state gets each year.

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  19. Councilwoman to tour Old South Baton Rouge with developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Councilwoman Tara Wicker and the Old South Baton Rouge Economic Redevelopment Group will give a tour of one of the city's oldest neighborhoods to local developers and the public. The tour will highlight areas of the Old South Baton Rouge neighborhood including the Knock Knock Children's Museum, New and Upcoming Development of the East Baton Rouge Housing Authority, The Water Campus, Electric Depot, The Lincoln Theatre, Terrace St Gateway, and other areas.

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  20. La. legislator proposes plan reworking TOPS award amountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A year after it was underfunded, lawmakers are trying to figure out a way to rework Louisiana's popular TOPS scholarship program. At the state capitol Thursday, a panel of lawmakers tasked with findings the best way forward pitched familiar overhaul ideas, ones that have failed to gain traction in the past.

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