Friday, May 24 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:20:27 GMT
For a family in Lake Charles, one phone call changed everything. The aftermath of the Moore, Okla. tornado revealed the loss of a loved one. One of the children who died at a school destroyed by the tornadoMore >>
A family in Lake Charles mourns the loss of a young relative in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado.
Friday, May 24 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-05-25 00:43:00 GMT
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a bank robbery suspect. The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon. Investigators say a black male subjectMore >>
The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:33 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:33:22 GMT
A kindergartner at T.S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School in Lake Charles read 875 books in one school year. Sophia Moss is 5-years-old and she loves to read. "A lot of the days I read books. It's justMore >>
Sophia loves to read. She even wrote her own book and did her book report on it! And even though she's just beginning her academic career, it's only the beginning of her story.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:24 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:24:38 GMT
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort. In Westlake, people from all over Southwest Louisiana donated items for the tornado victims. It all started with one manMore >>
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:51 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:51:00 GMT
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday: Lake Charles: The City of Lake Charles will observe the Memorial DayMore >>
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday:More >>
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Commuters in Floyd County, IN were hit with more of a traffic nightmare Thursday morning than they've seen during most of the time the Sherman Minton Bridge has been closed.
In preparation of the bridge's reopening, which could happen any day, the Indiana Department of Transportation scaled down the number of driving lanes on the ramp from Interstate 64 east to Interstate 265 in New Albany.
Crews previously had added a lane to help with the increased traffic caused by the bridge shutdown, but took the ramp back to just one lane on Wednesday. The change caused major delays for Wednesday afternoon's rush home and again for commuters making their Thursday morning drive to work or school.
Some drivers reported spending more than 45 minutes in traffic along I-64 east as they tried to get to I-265, and then another 40 to 50 minutes traveling I-65 south into Louisville. There was also a huge gridlock along Brown Station Way as drivers tried to get to I-65 from New Albany.
If the weather cooperates, INDOT said the Sherman Minton Bridge should reopen to traffic early next week. In the meantime, drivers need to plan extra time for their commutes because of the lane reduction on ramps at the I-64/I-265 interchange.