9News Early Edition from Matt Williams: February 22, 2012 - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Two girls die when car plunges into bayou

 


From the desk of Matt Williams: Coming up this morning

It was a horrible night in St. Amant. Two young girls are dead after the car they are riding in careened off into a bayou. WAFB's David Spunt will bring you the very latest as a community wakes up to the tragedy. We'll try to lighten the mood considerably this morning as we take you LIVE to the River Center for Cirque du Soleil. You never know what Greg and Johnny may get into. That, and the "Caveman Diet" will be explained. Does it work and is it for you? Many people are heading back to work after the holiday. Remember to check out our DOTD Traffic Watch cameras to see if there are any problems on the roads and if you run into stoppage while driving, you can always see traffic on our WAFB app. Join us for 9NTM & The Early Edition beginning at 4:30 a.m.

 


WEATHER TODAY

High 78, Low 57
Patchy morning fog. Mostly cloudy with a spotty shower possible.

Click here to get the full 7 day extended forecast from the WAFB Storm Team.

Don't forget to download our news and weather apps on your iPhone, iPad, Blackberry or Android OS so you have access to WAFB wherever you go. Current conditions; live radar; 10-day, detailed and hourly forecasts; as well as traffic, sports, video and more!

 


LOCAL HEADLINES

Two girls die when car plunges into bayou

Two young girls are dead after a car with five people inside went off the road and into a bayou late Tuesday night. The girls were ages 7 and 9. More

Some upset, but others agree with Mardi Gras cancellation

Many people in the town of White Castle weren't happy about the decision to cancel the annual Mardi Gras parade, but others, including the mayor, said it was the right thing to do. More

Man dies after falling from parade float

The fun and excitement of Mardi Gras took a tragic turn when a man fell off a float shortly after a parade in New Roads. He was run over by the float and a truck. More

Beauregard Town celebrates Mardi Gras walk

The residents of Beauregard Town near downtown Baton Rouge took to the streets for their 6th annual Mardi Gras walk Tuesday. More

Arrest made in grocery store armed robbery

Authorities arrested a man who they believe was involved in the robbery of a small community grocery store Tuesday morning. More

Mitchell set to open SU spring practice

Despite recent reports regarding his future at Southern University, head football coach Stump Mitchell is scheduled to open spring practice on Wednesday. More

 


STATE, NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Louisiana News Headlines

Louisiana Sports Headlines

National News Headlines

International News Headlines

 


CONTESTS/PRIZE PROMOTIONS

99 Second Shopping Spree

Embroidery & Clothing Deal

 


JUST FOR FUN

WAFB.com's Sudoku Puzzle of the Day is wildly popular and highly addictive! The objective is to fill a 9x9 grid so that each column, each row and each of the nine 3x3 boxes contain the digits from 1 to 9 only one time each. Today's free Sudoku puzzle is ready when you are! Click here to play now!

Challenging Crossword Puzzle Word Play comes in a new puzzle everyday ... and it's free from WAFB.com! Click here to play now!

What's your sign? WAFB.com brings the astrological universe to you for free every day. Click here to check out your horoscope now!

 

Click here for more news, weather and sports from Louisiana's News Channel ... WAFB TV.

Powered by Frankly