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Baton Rouge man admitted to drinking at casino before icy crash that injured two, police said

A Baton Rouge man lost control of his vehicle on an icy road Wednesday and crashed head-on into a tractor trailer, injuring his two passengers, according to a Baton Rouge police report. Police have also accused Louis Mitrel, 37, of drunk driving. Mitrel was driving east in the 3600 block of Florida

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-17 22:27:00

Boil water advisories - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Bathroom sink (Source: WAFB) The Assumption Parish Water System has issued a boil advisory for Waterworks District 1. The boil advisory impacts all areas after the Pierre Part Bay Bridge west toward the Belle River area and beyond including the St. Martin Parish customers. The boil advisory is due

WAFB.COM - 2018-01-18 17:34:12

List: Several Baton Rouge-area public schools to remain closed Friday after winter weather

The following Baton Rouge-area schools and offices have announced closures or delays because of continued issues caused by this week's winter weather. Most -- but not all -- schools and offices have indicated that they'd reopen Friday. Below is a list of schools and offices who've announced they wil

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-18 23:00:00

Baton Rouge Water Company denies issues with water pressure after LSU raises concerns

Workers with Baton Rouge's Professional Application Services work on the top of a 3,250,000 gallon-capacity Baton Rouge Water Company standpipe in March 2017. Buy Now Workers with Baton Rouge's Professional Application Services work on the top of a 3,250,000 gallon-capacity Baton Rouge Water Company

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-18 23:56:00

In Baton Rouge area, ice shuts down major roads, interstates; see latest updates

Major roads, interstates and bridges in the Baton Rouge area were shut down Wednesday morning after conditions worsened overnight due to freezing temperatures, and officials aren't sure when those closures could end. Authorities are urging people to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary. In

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-17 11:30:00

Matt Sigur: Rocca Pizzeria to open next week in Baton Rouge and more restaurant news

A Neopolitan-style pizzeria from the creators of Lit Pizza and Izzo's Illegal Burrito is opening in Mid City Baton Rouge next week. Rocca Pizzeria will open its doors for dinner service at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24. The restaurant at 3897 Government St. will open for dinner the first few days, then

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:30:00

Baker teen accused of rape arrested on attempted murder after shooting at father, police say

A Baker teen was arrested Tuesday after he shot at his father, who went looking for him because the teen had been accused of rape, according to Baton Rouge police reports. Police said Trelvis Everson, 18, fired seven to 10 shots at his father, missing him but hitting a vehicle, on Jan. 11 outside a

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-17 20:50:00

Open casting call to be held for extras for WWII movie 'Greyhound' filming in Baton Rouge

Central Casting Louisiana will be hosting an open casting call for background extras for the WWII drama Greyhound that will be filming in Baton Rouge in the coming months. Production on the major budget film, starring Tom Hanks, is expected to begin in March. The open casting call will be held the m

WAFB.COM - 2018-01-18 18:06:20

District Attorney announces shutdown of multi-state crystal meth organization, arrest of 5 ringleaders

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele announced the dismantling of a multi-state drug trafficking organization that used the U.S. Postal Service to mail packages of crystal methamphetamine and marijuana from California to traffickers in Montgomery County dating back t

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-01-17 20:58:07

Valley Forge Park Could Close To Public If Government Shuts Down

VALLEY FORGE, PA - With a government shutdown looming on Thursday, a local nonprofit is warning residents that Valley Forge National Historical Park would likely be closed to visitors unless a deal is reached. The Valley Forge Park Alliance made the statement on Thursday afternoon, urging residents

PATCH - 2018-01-18 20:45:58

Man faces assault charges after punching police horse at Eagles game

Steelers fans of York react during halftime and talk about the football game against the Jaguars while watching at The Cove, in York. Paul Kuehnel PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A man accused of being ejected from a Philadelphia Eagles playoff game because he was intoxicated and didn't have a ticket and then


POLICE: Recently paroled man tries to steal car, attacks two people

PHOENIXVILLE >> A recently paroled Phoenixville man has been charged by police after he allegedly tried to steal a car and assaulted two people. Police said in a post Wednesday that they responded to a home on the 200 block of St. Mary's Street for a report of a disturbance around 6:07 p.m. on Jan.

PHOENIXVILLE NEWS - 2018-01-18 05:00:00

What to watch in the Eagles-Vikings NFC championship game | Early Birds

Zach Berman Good morning, Eagles fans. On Sunday, the Eagles will play their final home game of the season with the chance to make the Super Bowl. Who saw this coming 19 weeks ago when Early Birds debuted? The beat writers are split on their predictions; what do you think will happen? This is a Frid

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-01-19 00:43:46

DNA Illustration Of Norristown Gunpoint Rape Suspect Released: DA

NORRISTOWN, PA - Using an advanced science called DNA phenotyping, authorities have been able to create a composite image of the suspect in a gunpoint rape which occurred in Norristown Farm Park last summer. The Aug. 1 sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman jogging in a normally quiet stretch of the


Authorities investigate cause of Limerick crash that injured 5

LIMERICK >> Police are continuing to investigate after a crash Tuesday evening left five people injured. Limerick Police said in a release Wednesday that they are working in conjunction with Montgomery County Detectives after a two-vehicle crash occurred on the 100 block of Game Farm Road at approxi

NORRISTOWN TIMES HERALD - 2018-01-18 05:00:00

How To Report A Pothole In Norristown

Potholes can be a serious problem as the winter months go on. If you see a pothole, be a good citizen and report it! NORRISTOWN, PA - As freezing weather continues to batter the region, tire-hungry potholes are proliferating and pockmarking roadways as quickly as crews repair them. Local and state c

PATCH - 2018-01-18 13:30:00

Police charge juvenile with murder following Huntsville teen's shooting death

Deputy Coroner Tyler Berryhill says Brandon Thornton of Huntsville died Wednesday from injuries sustained in the shooting. The shooting happened on Marinawoods Drive at an apartment complex. The case is being investigated as a homicide. Huntsville police say a juvenile suspect was arrested Mond

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-18 23:47:00

10 Things to Know for Friday - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. BUDGET BATTLE ROLLS ON A divided Congress barrels toward a possible election-year government shutdown, with disagreements over immigration and other issues still unresolved. 2. PONTIFF'S REMAR

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-01-19 03:55:00

Huntsville teen dies from gunshot injuries

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Huntsville teenager has died from injuries received in a shooting that happened Monday afternoon. The Madison County Deputy Coroner confirms that 17-year-old Brandon Thornton was shot at a home on Marianawoods Drive around 3 p.m. Monday. Thornton was transported to the hospital

WHNT-TV - 2018-01-18 21:56:08

16-year-old charged with murder in fatal shooting of Huntsville 17-year-old

A 16-year-old is charged with the murder of a Huntsville teenager who died two days after being shot, authorities said. Brandon Thornton (gofundme photo)Ashley Remkus | aremkus@al.com Teaontari Staten is held in the Madison County Jail on a murder charge, said Huntsville police spokesman Lt. Michael

AL.COM - 2018-01-18 22:18:29