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Livingston Parish road gets temp fix, residents say more needs to be done

Posted 8:42 PM 6/27/2022 by Brittany Weiss

SPRINGFIELD - A road in rough shape in Livingston Parish is getting a little attention thanks to 2 On Your Side and a Livingston Parish councilman.

The councilman for District 8 says it's time to make a change to get more funding to do things the right way, instead of making temporary (More)

6/24/2022

Neighbor tiring of mess after abandoned building goes unaddressed for a decade

Posted 8:46 PM 6/24/2022 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A closed office building in East Baton Rouge Parish has been on the city's radar for about a decade. A woman living next door says she's tired of reporting issues and contacted 2 On Your Side.

There's tall weeds and discarded trash littering the lot at 141 Ocean Drive in (More)

6/23/2022

Neighborhood residents concerned about new event center under construction on their property

Posted 5:53 PM 6/23/2022 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - An event center off of Highland Road near Staring Lane is expanding, and residents of the neighborhood next to the construction aren't happy with the prospect.

Mount Hope Plantation is building an 11,000-square-foot event hall. The neighborhood behind it, Magnolia Woods (More)

6/21/2022

Man dealing with pest control scam buzzes 2 On Your Side for help

Posted 9:54 AM 6/24/2022 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - Pest control services are becoming a nuisance for one man in Baton Rouge. He says he canceled his service after he wasn't satisfied with the product. Soon after, he discovered charges in his bank account that he couldn't explain.

Edson Oppong told 2 On Your Side he enjoys (More)

6/17/2022

Months after highway wreck, utility box fixed while cleanup continues

Posted 6:20 PM 6/17/2022 by Brittany Weiss

DENHAM SPRINGS - An area of Highway 16 in Denham Springs looks a little better after new AT&T equipment has been installed. A car ran through the area last November and it's been a mess ever since.

Stephen Beatty's driveway is right by where that wreck happened. He had been looking at (More)

6/16/2022

Creek washout meant to be repaired last year now affecting residents' yards

Posted 6:29 PM 6/16/2022 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A broken drainage pipe is causing major erosion that's affecting two properties in East Baton Rouge Parish. It's been growing for about five years.

The hole is being washed out when it rains and water drains to and through Jones Creek. It's eating up all sorts of things, like (More)

6/13/2022

Worried driveway could cave in, homeowner contacts 2 On Your Side about drainage concern

Posted 11:52 AM 6/15/2022 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - It might be the city's problem, but one man has to live with the consequences. Jim Potter lives off of Stumberg Lane in Baton Rouge and contacted 2 On Your Side after a lengthy waiting period that made him concerned about how long his driveway has until it caves in completely.

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6/10/2022

Fiber optic cable work creates mess in Baton Rouge neighborhood

Posted 6:13 AM 6/13/2022 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - Crews have been busy installing AT&T fiber optic cable in neighborhoods around the capital city. Recently, a project in Southdowns created a headache for one resident who contacted 2 On Your Side to bring awareness.

Dan Eiklor lives off of Glasgow Avenue in Baton Rouge. A (More)

6/7/2022

Large sinkhole swallowing sidewalk, neighbors fear road is next

Posted 6:49 PM 6/7/2022 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A large sinkhole has opened up above a box culvert bridge in Sherwood Forest. It's so bad, neighbors are worried it'll cause the road to cave in and contacted 2 On Your Side.

"I'm afraid the street's going to fall in," Joel Thibodeaux said. "It doesn't look safe at all."

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6/3/2022

Louisiana waiting for Operation Fly Formula product to arrive

Posted 6:29 PM 6/3/2022 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - Some store shelves are still bare even though emergency shipments of baby formula have been flown in from overseas through Operation Fly Formula. The Abbott formula plant in Michigan is supposed to reopen Saturday, June 4, but it's not fast enough for (More)

6/16/2022

After 2 On Your Side report, school officials won't deny teachers stipend over maternity leave

Posted 9:11 AM 6/17/2022 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted Thursday to overturn a contentious policy that withheld a bonus from teachers who took maternity leave and FMLA.

After the item was deferred at multiple meetings this month, school board finally voted unanimously Thursday night (More)

6/1/2022

Utility box damaged in wreck left damaged for months, eyesore to neighbor

Posted 8:46 PM 6/1/2022 by Brittany Weiss

DENHAM SPRINGS - A group of AT&T boxes along Highway 16 have been a mangled mess for months. Stephen Beatty's driveway is right next to those boxes and he says he's tired of looking at them.

"They have been there since November," he said.

Beatty says a car ran into the AT&T (More)

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