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 10:16 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:16:08 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 >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine 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 >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
You may have noticed some road work happening on parts of Nicholson
Drive near LSU. In the next few years construction crews could be even
more common in this area if the LSU Board of Supervisors approve the
Nicholson Development Project.
"Right now it's kind of like a
super service road as you drive down it, and we want to make it a
destination for people...this is LSU. I know I'm here," said Steve
Waller, executive director of the Nicholson Development Project.
It's a plan five years in the making, Waller says it was long overdue.
realized we had a commitment to our family and graduate housing
population. We realized that the Nicholson properties have served us
well for a lot of years, but were tired," said Waller.
studying the most efficient way to improve the area Waller's team came
up with their plan. They would create a multi-use facility that would
include residential, office and retail space. A big part of it is
filling a need for updated housing for married students.
attract more married and family-oriented students to come to LSU because
that's an option," said Whitney Roddy, a married LSU senior.
campus is a very beautiful place," said LSU PhD student Dagoberto Diaz.
"It would be just great to have more nice areas, and this project seems
to be aiming for that."
Waller says even if the project is approved by the board of supervisors, it could take a few more years to get started.
proposed improvements could cost anywhere between $150 million and $200
million. Exactly who would pay for the project is still to be
determined, but it will likely be a combination of public and private
Waller says the Nicholson expansion is part of the larger FutureBR project which is aimed at revamping the entire city.