Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:18:45 GMT
Authorities said a 15-year-old girl may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old girl dead Monday afternoon. The crash happened onMore >>
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:48:15 GMT
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.A witness told police that the four girls, ages 7, 5, 3 and 1, had been in the same dirtyMore >>
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:15 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:15:53 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
A medical examiner's office spokeswoman said 24 deceased victims from the Moore, OK, tornado had been transported to their Oklahoma City office. Seven of the dead were children.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The construction project along the southbound lanes of Interstate 71 in Louisville is just about halfway finished. Monday, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet provided WAVE 3 with a behind the scenes look at the work being done to rebuild the bridge decks to prepare for the paving project to begin in the next couple of weeks. The tour was meant to coincide with Work Zone Safety Week, which is April 23 through 27.
Kevin Bailey, an engineering supervisor with KYTC, said although there have been some traffic headaches, overall the project is moving along well.
"We're currently on schedule and we're hoping to get this done by the 30th and then we'll be able to take a break for Derby let everybody enjoy the festivities and we'll come back the weekend following Derby and begin on northbound," said Bailey.
When that switch takes place drivers may be in for another shock similar to the one they may have had when the construction began the Monday after spring break in Jefferson County., KYTC spokesperson Andrea Clifford said a complete shutdown of a stretch of I-71 is a must.
"When we switch over to do the bridge decks on the northbound side the weekend after Derby we're going to completely close both directions for one weekend," said Clifford. "We're going to pave the southbound direction that weekend. That will allow us to have paving trucks simultaneously going down both lanes at the same time."
The complete closure is tentatively set for the weekend of May 12, weather permitting. The closure will be along I-71 from the I-264 (Watterson Expressway) interchange to I-65 in Spaghetti Junction. Traffic will be detoured from the east via I-264 to I-64 and from downtown via I-64 or River Rd.