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  • All lanes now open after 18-wheeler wreck on I-10

    April 22, 2014 6:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now in open on I-10 East near the I-10/I-110 split after it had been shutdown for nearly four hours following an accident involving an 18-wheeler. The truck came to a stop hanging over the edge of the roadway. Fuel was leaking from the... more »
  • Gravel truck overturns on LA-37, driver killed

    April 21, 2014 9:18 AM

    GREENWELL SPRINGS - Louisiana State Police spent most of the day on the scene of an accident on LA-37 in Greenwell Springs. According to State Police, a gravel truck overturned on LA-37 near Jim Price Rd. The driver of the truck was killed. The highway was closed for... more »
  • Deputies: man, believed to be drunk, slips on tracks and is hit

    April 18, 2014 7:20 PM

    INDEPENDENCE- A 61-year-old man is dead and authorities think alcohol was a factor in his death where he was hit by a train in Tangipahoa Parish Friday. The sheriff's office said Robert Moore ran across the tracks at Velma Road just north of town, hoping to beat an approaching... more »
  • Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

    April 17, 2014 6:52 AM

    MONTEREY PARK, CA - Authorities now say 15 people are hurt after two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant. At least five of those injured are firefighters. A spokesman for Garfield Medical Center in Monterey Park says six victims... more »
  • Driver ejected, dies in crash in WBR

    April 16, 2014 9:57 AM

    Erwinville - Investigators say an Erwinville man was not wearing his seat belt during a single car crash Wednesday morning in West Baton Rouge Parish. 56-year-old Rurid L. James died when he was ejected during the accident on LA Hwy. 620 east of LA Hwy. 413. According to Louisiana... more »
  • Ten dead in fiery tour bus wreck

    April 10, 2014 10:19 PM

    ORLAND, CA - The California Highway Patrol says the drivers of a FedEx delivery truck and a charter bus carrying high school students on a college visit are among the 10 people who were killed in a fiery crash on a Northern California interstate. In addition to both drivers, the... more »
  • Police seek driver in deadly Fla. day care crash Play Video

    April 10, 2014 6:48 AM

    WINTER PARK, FL - Authorities say the man they're seeking in the investigation of a deadly car crash into a Florida day care center was the vehicle's driver. The Florida Highway Patrol previously called 26-year-old Robert Alex Corchado a "person of interest" in the Wednesday afternoon crash. Early Thursday, spokeswoman... more »
  • Emotional scene where child was hit, killed by vehicle

    April 1, 2014 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A one-year-old girl died after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening. Authorities said a man was backing out of a driveway on North 17th Street when the child was struck. The crash happened between Bay and Chestnut. The incident was described as a terrible accident.... more »
  • Mississippi man dies in I-55 wreck

    April 1, 2014 6:35 AM

    KENTWOOD - Louisiana State Police say a 59-year-old Mississippi man died after his car ran off the side of Interstate 55, struck an embankment and overturned several times before stopping in a water-filled creek. Master Trooper Greg Marchand says Bobby E. Ross, of McComb, Miss., was pronounced dead at the... more »
  • Woman involved in accident, hit by another car

    March 28, 2014 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - According to State Police, a Denham Springs woman was killed when she was hit by car following another accident. The crash happened late Thursday night on US Hwy. 61 south of Industriplex Blvd. in Baton Rouge. Troopers say Kristina Delaney, 28, was involved in a car... more »
  • Investigation far from over in Houston oil spill Play Video

    March 28, 2014 6:03 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas - The Houston-based barge operator that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into one of the nation's busiest seaports will be fined by Texas regulators, regardless of the outcome of state or federal investigations. Investigators are still trying to pinpoint the cause of last weekend's accident in... more »
  • Driver cited for I-110/I-10 crash

    March 24, 2014 9:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police cited a truck driver for having an unsecured load after a big rig wreck on I-110 Monday. The 18-wheeler overturned on the I-110 South entrance ramp to I-10 West, completely blocking the ramp. Although the truck was hauling paper, HAZMAT was called to the... more »
  • School bus driver, two students injured in accident with dump truck

    March 24, 2014 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating an accident Monday morning involving a school bus and dump truck. The accident happened this morning at the intersection of Airway Dr. and Choctaw Dr. According to EMS, the bus was rear-ended by the dump truck. The bus driver and two students were... more »
  • Springfield man killed in Livingston Parish crash Play Video

    March 24, 2014 7:57 AM

    ALBANY - State police are investigating a fatal one-vehicle crash on La. Highway 42 in Livingston Parish. The accident happened Sunday night. Troopers say a pickup driven by 72-year-old Roy Davenport Sr., of Springfield, ran off the road and overturned. Trooper Jared Sandifer says Davenport was pronounced dead at the... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in St. Helena crash Play Video

    March 24, 2014 7:06 AM

    MONTPELIER - State police say a 29-year-old Greensburg man was killed when a car across the center line on La. Highway 16 in St. Helena Parish, striking him and another motorcycle rider head-on. Trooper Greg Marchand said Jerry Worley III was pronounced dead at the scene. He says Worley was... more »
  • Plane that aborted takeoff removed from Pa. runway Play Video

    March 14, 2014 6:01 AM

    PHILADELPHIA, PA - A crippled plane that was evacuated after its nose gear collapsed during an attempted takeoff has been removed from the runway at Philadelphia International Airport. Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board will examine the plane to try to determine the cause of the accident. Officials say... more »
  • Yet another 18-wheeler accident shuts down I-12 East

    March 13, 2014 10:56 AM

    An 18-wheeler avoided crashing into traffic Wednesday night on I-12 in Walker, but the interstate had to be shut down hours later because of a mishap when a wrecker tried to remove the truck. The driver was headed east about 9 p.m. when he failed to notice traffic slowing down... more »
  • LSP: Driver intoxicated, going the wrong way

    March 11, 2014 10:40 AM

    RUDDOCK - A 32-year-old man died early Tuesday morning when he drove the wrong way down the interstate and crashed head-on into another vehicle. According to State Police, Brandon Craig was driving north of I-55 South between Ruddock and Manchac when he hit 31-year-old Conrad Hebert just after 4:30... more »
  • Towboat and barge hit, close bridge

    February 28, 2014 11:26 PM

    GROSSE TETE- A back-country route out of lower Iberville Parish is shutdown due to a boat's collision with the bridge over the Intracoastal Canal Friday. Sheriff Brett Stassi said no one was injured, but the swing mechanism on the bridge that connects Bayou Jacob Road to Highway 77 was... more »
  • Bus driver: 'God was with us' during crash Play Video

    February 25, 2014 11:55 PM

    LAFAYETTE- The bus driver who was involved in a deadly crash is not driving a bus, but recounting the events of two weekends ago when her bus was slammed by a vehicle, killing four people. "Out of nowhere, this vehicle appeared. I saw it, it was sideways," Amy Dore... more »
  • Traffic management system eases congested commute Play Video

    February 19, 2014 10:10 PM

    HOLDEN- An accident early Wednesday involving three 18-wheelers shut down portions of I-12 throughout the day, but a new program got the road cleared quicker than usual, giving drivers at least one rush hour that was better than the last. The Traffic Incident Management System, a program recently started... more »
  • Interstate gridlock slows Wednesday night travel

    February 19, 2014 7:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The evening highways looked more like the afternoon rush; clogged and mostly lit from the red glow of brake lights since I-10 and I-12 both closed for a part of Wednesday night. All eastbound lanes closed just before eight on I-10 before the I-10/110 Split in downtown.... more »
  • I-12 East closed near Holden

    February 19, 2014 6:51 AM

    HOLDEN - I-12 East at the Holden exit will remain closed until noon Wednesday. Traffic is being diverted as crews continue to clear wreckage from an accident involving an 18-wheeler that happened just before Albany Tuesday night. We will update you right here as soon as the interstate... more »
  • Deadly evening on area highways

    February 4, 2014 11:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two people died on highways in the area Tuesday night. Ramsey A. Ogwynn, 25, of Sorrento was killed in a crash on LA Hwy. 931 east of LA Hwy. 44 in Ascension Parish. State Police said Ogwynn crossed into the path of another car and was hit.... more »
  • Police: driver failed to yield, caused deadly wreck

    January 23, 2014 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Plank Road reopened following an evening-long closure after two vehicles collided and one person died. As of this post, State Police had not reported the name of the person who was killed. But, investigators said the person who died hit a pick-up truck after the driver... more »
  • Deadly wreck closes Plank Road

    January 23, 2014 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Parts of Plank Road near the airport are closed as police work a massive crash where at least one person has died. WBRZ News 2 reporter Brittany Weiss, who is on the scene, reports that car parts are all over the road. State Police are working... more »
  • Driver ticketed for causing car to plow into bar Play Video

    January 22, 2014 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A downtown bar closed Wednesday night after a car plowed into it, creating a gaping hole. Police say a car ran a red light and hit another car, sending the second vehicle into the side of George's Place. There were seven people in the bar... more »
  • Pedestrian hit on Brightside dies

    January 15, 2014 10:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating an accident that killed a pedestrian early Wednesday morning. It happened in the 1400 block of Brightside around midnight. Brittney Griese, 21, was hit while walking on the side of the road. Police say the driver of the vehicle showed no signs... more »
  • Car flips, ejecting three passengers Play Video

    January 10, 2014 8:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three men were ejected from their vehicle, as it flipped multiple times off the road. "I just heard a loud bang, and I ran," said witness Jonathan Umanzor. "I just saw the car flipping, then I saw someone rolling on the side, probably wasn't wearing his... more »
  • Local rapper killed in Iberville crash

    January 3, 2014 6:31 AM

    ST. GABRIEL- One man is dead in a single car accident that occured near the ferry landing on River. Rd west of LA Hwy. 327 in Iberville Parish Thursday night. Louisiana State Police say 24-year-old Cedrick D. Smith of Plaquemine wasn't wearing his seatbelt when the car he was... more »
  • Deer mating season, drivers watch out Play Video

    December 26, 2013 10:21 PM

    RAMAH - It's a busy time of year for deer, which can pose a problem for drivers. Between the colder months of October and January, deer are on the move searching for food and a mate. "Deer are moving around a lot," said Wildlife & Fisheries biologist Tony... more »
  • EMS worker hit while working emergency scene

    December 13, 2013 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An emergency worker was hit by a car and taken to the hospital Friday evening. The EMS employee was hit on Greenwell Street near Landis as they were assisting an ambulance backing up. A passing car hit the worker. The person hit was not identified and... more »
  • Name of pedestrian killed in Walker released

    December 4, 2013 7:14 AM

    WALKER, La. - State police say a vehicle struck and killed a female pedestrian north of Walker. Trooper First Class Jared Sandifer says the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Sandifer says 30-year-old Tara M. Messina, of Denham Springs, who was dressed in dark clothing, was walking northbound along La.... more »
  • Authorities trying to ID woman hit, killed on highway

    December 3, 2013 10:53 PM

    WALKER- An unidentified woman was killed walking along Highway 447 near Arnold Road Tuesday evening. State Police said the woman was wearing dark clothing, stepped into traffic, and was hit by a large SUV driven by a 61-year-old woman. Investigators said the driver was unable to avoid hitting the... more »
  • Child dies in 2 vehicle crash in Washington Parish

    December 3, 2013 10:56 AM

    VARNADO, La.- Louisiana State Police say a 4-year-old child died in a head-on collision on La. Highway 21 in Washington Parish. The accident happened around 9 p.m. Monday. Trooper Greg Marchand says a car driven by 26-year-old Linda D. Beard, of Foxworth, Miss., was southbound, crossed the center line and... more »
  • Hammond man killed on I-55

    November 25, 2013 6:45 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - State police say a 49-year-old Hammond man died in an accident when his car struck a guardrail on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish and crossed over a concrete retaining wall. Trooper First Class Melissa Matey says Mucio Vicencio Ruiz was driving north on I-55 shortly before... more »
  • Car crashes through kitchen Play Video

    November 1, 2013 7:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man crashed through a home while turning on a sharp curve where Bunker Hill Drive turns into Constitution Avenue. Nathan Webster, the homeowner, says the damage will cost thousands of dollars. His kitchen along with his washer and dryer were destroyed. According to Webster,... more »
  • Cleanup continues after gas leak Play Video

    October 29, 2013 7:39 AM

    ST. AMANT - Hazmat crews remained on the scene Tuesday of a gasoline leak in Ascension Parish that shut down area roadways overnight. Officials say nearly 75 gallons of gas leaked into a ditch at the intersection of Hwy. 431 and Gold Place Rd. In St. Amant. It... more »
  • Update: I-10 reopens after fatal crash

    October 21, 2013 6:10 AM

    SORRENTO - State Police have reopened I-10 westbound between Hwy. 22 and 44 following a deadly crash Monday. Troopers say two vehicles were involved in the accident just before 6 a.m. No word on how many passengers were inside or what may have led to the crash. more »
  • Lake Arthur woman dies in crash

    October 18, 2013 12:18 PM

    EGAN, LA - State police say an 82-year-old Lake Arthur woman died in a two vehicle accident at the intersection of La. Highway 100 at Highway 91 in Acadia Parish. Trooper Stephen Hammons says 57-year-old Gary Daigle, of Church Point, was driving west on Highway 100 approaching Highway 91 when... more »
  • Injuries reported after charter bus crash

    October 16, 2013 4:12 PM

    KINDER- Multiple injuries have been reported after a charter bus crashed in Jefferson Davis Parish. Photos from the scene show a truck and bus collided. The crash happened Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 165 and Highway 101. That is just north of I-10 and south of Kinder.... more »
  • Evening crash shuts down Florida Blvd.

    October 11, 2013 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A two-vehicle accident temporarily closed part of Florida near 7th Street in downtown Baton Rouge Friday evening. Police say one person suffered broken bones in the accident but is expected to recover. Cops are still investigating the cause of the crash. No tickets have been... more »
  • 24-year-old deputy killed in Friday night collision Play Video

    September 27, 2013 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash near Central Friday night. Dustin Hamilton, 24, died when he crashed his cruiser into another car on Joor Road near Lovett Road. He died at the scene. The person in the other car was taken... more »
  • Deputy killed in crash on Joor Road

    September 27, 2013 7:53 PM

    CENTRAL - An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy was killed in a car crash on Joor Road near Lovett Road. The accident occurred around 7:10 p.m. Investigators have blocked off a portion of Joor Road while they work to determine what happened in the wreck. We'll have... more »
  • Wal-Mart driver honored for 4 million accident-free miles

    September 21, 2013 4:26 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A long-distance truck driver for Wal-Mart has been recognized for traveling 4 million miles without an accident. Warren Greeno of Loveland, Colorado, reached the milestone this year. Today, Wal-Mart executives in Arkansas presented him with a new rig painted red. The 59-year-old rolled up the... more »
  • Hit-and-run accident ends horse race through town

    September 21, 2013 1:23 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - It was a hit-and-run accident where the offending party rode away on his horse. Opelousas police continue to investigate a Wednesday horse race through the center of this town of 16,000, reports The Daily World ( http://bit.ly/1adn4iC ). It ended with one rider racing through a... more »
  • Bus overturns in southwestern Ohio; 34 injured

    September 14, 2013 2:06 PM

    LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Authorities say a Greyhound bus left the highway, flipped and landed on its side in a cornfield in southwestern Ohio, injuring 34 people. None of the injuries appear to be life threatening Officials with the Butler County Emergency Operations Center say in a statement the bus,... more »
  • School bus wreck sends 7 to hospital

    September 13, 2013 11:27 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A school bus accident in Shreveport sent seven to the hospital, including five Summerfield Elementary students. The Times reports fire and police responded the accident at 7:29 a.m. Friday on Mansfield Road involving a school bus and car. Police say the female driver of a car traveling northbound... more »
  • Man leaves 1 accident, struck and killed on I-10

    September 4, 2013 8:48 AM

    SULPHUR- State police in southwestern Louisiana are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck on Interstate 10 west of Sulphur after leaving an earlier accident scene. A news release from Louisiana State Police Troop D said the fatality happened shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes... more »
  • Chief of police says he was grazed by bullet

    August 31, 2013 5:09 PM

    BELLE RIVER- The Sorrento police chief is recovering after he was grazed by bullet in Assumption Parish Thursday. Details of the incident were released Saturday. Chief Earl Theriot told WBRZ News 2, he heard what sounded like a gun shot and felt his neck burn. His injuries are described... more »
  • Cyclist dies when hit by Amtrak train near Houston

    August 29, 2013 9:38 AM

    STAFFORD, Texas - Police say a bicycle rider has died after being struck by a passenger train in a Houston-area accident. An Amtrak spokesman says the accident happened Wednesday night in Stafford. Cliff Cole says the Sunset Limited train was bound from New Orleans to Los Angeles when the... more »
  • AG Buddy Caldwell involved in minor crash

    August 21, 2013 9:58 AM

    TALLULAH - Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is in "fine" condition following a wreck this morning, according to his office. It happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning in Madison Parish. A spokesperson for his office said Caldwell was driving the vehicle at the time of the wreck, and... more »
  • Stewart breaks right leg in Iowa crash

    August 6, 2013 10:15 AM

    OSKALOOSA, Iowa - Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart has broken his right leg and had surgery following a crash in a sprint car race at Southern Iowa Speedway Monday night. A spokesman for Stewart said the 42-year-old driver broke his right tibia and fibula. A scheduled test for... more »
  • Boy fatally run over at Oklahoma July 4th parade

    July 4, 2013 1:57 PM

    EDMOND, Okla. - Authorities say a boy has died after he was run over by a float at the end of a Fourth of July parade in central Oklahoma. Edmond Police Officer James Hamm says the boy was riding on a martial arts group's float at the city's LibertyFest parade... more »
  • Family: woman killed had cancer, search continues for runaway truck driver

    July 3, 2013 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 74-year-old woman who died in a car crash on I-12 Tuesday had stage four cancer her family said. Ethel Phillips was the passenger in a family-sized sedan hit by a dump truck on I-12 West near Airline. The sedan was knocked into the path of an... more »
  • 74-year-old dies from injuries in hit and run crash

    July 2, 2013 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 74-year-old woman died Tuesday, hours after she was hit by a runaway driver. Ethel Phillips was the passenger in a family-sized sedan hit by a dump truck on I-12 West near Airline. The sedan was knocked into the path of an 18-wheeler, and both vehicles crashed... more »
  • Police looking for dump truck in I-12 hit and run

    July 2, 2013 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the driver of a dump truck blamed for causing a lunchtime crash on I-12 that pinned the driver of a car under a semi. Police said a four-door family car was headed west on the interstate near Airline when it was hit by... more »
  • Semi plows off interstate, spills load in fiery crash

    June 26, 2013 5:14 PM

    ROBERT- Traffic on I-12 is congested after a semi flipped off the interstate during Wednesday's evening rush. The right lane on I-12 West is closed at Hwy. 445 because of the crash. Traffic is passing through the left lane. WBRZ News 2 reporter Ryan Naquin , who was... more »
  • Reports: car flips on I-110 during Thursday night storm

    June 6, 2013 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lanes on I-110 were closed for some time overnight Thursday as emergency crews worked a crash involving an overturned vehicle. The wreck happened near North 22nd as strong storms moved across the city. Traffic camera footage showed numerous emergency vehicles assisting with the scene. Details... more »
  • Associated Grocers fire ruled electrical failure

    June 6, 2013 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators said today that a fire at the Associated Grocers warehouse which took ten hours to put out was caused by an accident. Eldon Ledoux with the St. George Fire Protection District said the fire appears to have started due to an electrical failure in a... more »
  • 3-year-old in hospital after being accidentally shot

    June 4, 2013 12:06 PM

    BENTON - A 3-year-old boy remains in the hospital after he was accidentally shot Monday evening. Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies say the shooting happened about 6 p.m. off Scarborough Road northeast of Benton. Deputies say a .22 caliber rifle that was propped against a sliding glass door fell and discharged... more »
  • Workers for Baton Rouge- based business die after fall from cell tower

    May 28, 2013 10:23 PM

    COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. - Two men working for a Baton Rouge-based company died when they fell from a cell tower Tuesday. The workers fell about 2 p.m. from the 300-foot tall tower about 76 miles north of the Louisiana-Mississippi state line WAPT-TV, the ABC affiliate for Jackson, MS, reported.... more »
  • Four injured in five car accident in Shreveport

    May 28, 2013 11:38 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A five-car accident sent four people to the LSU hospital in Shreveport. It happened just after 11:00 p.m. Monday on the Terry Bradshaw Passway. Witnesses say the initial crash involved two cars, but other crashes followed as drivers failed to get around the initial wreckage. Two of the... more »
  • Prairieville resident killed in two-vehicle accident

    May 26, 2013 8:29 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A two-vehicle accident left one person dead in Ascension Parish Sunday afternoon. The accident happened on LA Hwy 42, east of LA Hwy 73 at Manchac Acres Rd. The crash took the life of 59-year-old Prairieville resident Madolyn C. Marionneaux. State Police say that Marionneaux... more »
  • 4 vehicles, 1 in lake in Pontchartrain accident

    May 23, 2013 5:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A four-car accident on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway sent one car catapulting into the lake. The causeway's manager says the lone occupant of that car was rescued by emergency workers and appeared to be in good shape. No serious injuries have been reported so far in the... more »
  • Pickup crashes into train

    May 22, 2013 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a truck collided with a train this morning in the northern part of East Baton Rouge Parish. The crash happened just before 5 a.m. near Thomas Rd., north of the Scotlandville area. At least one person was transported from the scene. There's... more »
  • 11-year-old hit by truck still critical

    May 21, 2013 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members tell News 2 an 11-year-old boy is still in critical condition after he stepped into traffic and was hit by a truck this weekend. Michael Ester's father said his son is still in intensive care, and doctors are waiting for swelling in his brain... more »
  • News 2 Investigates: Accident Payouts

    May 20, 2013 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The roads in Baton Rouge are designed to be shared, but a News 2 investigation revealed when city-parish vehicles are in wrecks the costs from them are shared as well. Whenever an accident lawsuit involving a city-parish vehicle is settled, the money comes from taxpayer dollars.... more »
  • 2 FBI agents killed in training accident in Va.

    May 19, 2013 4:12 PM

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Two FBI agents have been killed in a training accident in Virginia. A spokeswoman for the FBI's Norfolk office, Vanessa Torres, said Sunday that the accident happened Friday afternoon off the Virginia Beach coast. Torres says the accident is being investigated. She didn't have any further... more »
  • Backhoe blamed for hit-and-run injury

    May 17, 2013 2:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Witnesses said a backhoe driver is to blame for a hit-and-run which sent a man to the hospital today in Baton Rouge. It happened on Sennette Street near Thomas Delpit in old south Baton Rouge just before 2 p.m. Witnesses told News 2 a man... more »
  • Family loses everything in fire Play Video

    May 16, 2013 3:17 PM

    ST. AMANT - A knocked-over candle cost a family everything they had in a house fire, according to the St. Amant Fire Department. "The power went out between midnight and one. My husband left for work he had lit candles when the power went out. One of them got... more »
  • One person dead in bus crash outside N.O.

    May 2, 2013 11:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - One person died in a wreck involving a charter bus and a car on Interstate 10 in a marshy area of eastern New Orleans, according to authorities. The Thursday morning accident prompted the closure of I-10's westbound lanes. Police have not released details on the accident or... more »
  • Authorities report horses hit on highways

    April 23, 2013 9:33 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Emergency responders worked two crash scenes involving horses on highways Tuesday night. The first, on Hwy. 42 near Hwy. 63, killed a horse and injured the person driving a vehicle that was involved in the wreck. Shortly after that incident, Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies used social media... more »
  • Two young mothers killed in crash Play Video

    April 16, 2013 5:42 PM

    ERWINVILLE - Families are mourning the loss of two young mothers after a fatal crash took their lives. Police say just after 9:30 p.m. Monday, Nikki Nolen and Abby Thompson, both 18, were driving southbound on Hwy 413 when Nolen lost control and ran into a tree. Neither... more »
  • Fugitive arrested in hit and run accident

    April 1, 2013 2:13 PM

    Walker- A fugitive from Georgia wanted in a hit and run accident in Livingston Parish, is now under arrest. The accident happened Sunday evening at the intersection of Walker South Road and Florida Boulevard. Police say Powell admitted to drinking before the accident, then took off and hid... more »
  • DeQuincy man dies after collision with train

    March 28, 2013 8:03 AM

    DEQUINCY, La. - Authorities say an 81-year-old DeQuincy man was killed in a collision involving a Kansas City Southern train and a pick-up truck. DeQuincy police say Curtis Sandifer died Wednesday after his pickup was struck at a railroad crossing. Phillips says the vehicle was dragged about a half... more »
  • UPDATE: Accident causes heavy delays on I-10

    March 27, 2013 7:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials say all lanes are open at I-10 West at Perkins, after an early morning accident. Drivers should expect delays on the interstate as congestion from the wreck has reached past Essen on I-10 and I-12. No word on if anyone was injured. more »
  • MAP employee profiled two years ago in WBRZ report Play Video

    March 25, 2013 6:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Motorist Assistance Patrol worker, killed on I-10 Monday told WBRZ News 2 in a previous story about his job that he loved helping people. Jim Gilmer, 68, died when his specialized state vehicle hit him after it was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler. Gilmer was stopped in... more »
  • Update: Accident shuts down I-10 West at 110 split

    March 25, 2013 10:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews are still on the scene of a fatal crash on the Mississippi River Bridge that has shut down Interstate 10 westbound. Drivers are being diverted onto I-110 North to US 190 West. Drivers may also want to avoid I-110 South due to heavy... more »

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