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  • 18-year-old arrested after live streaming deadly crash on Instagram

    July 24, 2017 4:10 PM

    FRESNO, Calif. - An 18-year-old woman is in jail, accused of driving under the influence as she live streamed a deadly car crash that claimed the life of her teenage sister. Obdulia Sanchez was streaming live on Instagram when she crashed her vehicle with two unrestrained teenagers in the... more »
  • LSP: 22-year-old ejected from vehicle in deadly Lafayette Parish crash

    July 16, 2017 4:19 PM

    LAFAYETTE PARISH - Police say an unrestrained driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash on LA 339 early Sunday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, 22-year-old Cody Morgan of Baldwin was traveling southbound on LA 339 at the time of the crash. Morgan was near Chemin Agreable Road when... more »
  • Women rescued from burning car by Washington Parish deputy, then arrested

    July 14, 2017 6:13 PM

    WASHINGTON PARISH – Two women were rescued from a burning car by a Washington Parish deputy and then arrested on Friday morning. The incident took place in the Lee's Creek Road area as Washington Parish Sheriff's Office Deputy Ronnie Manning spotted smoke as he was driving near... more »
  • Police: Man throws woman out of car in front of children, threatens to burn down house

    July 12, 2017 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly throwing a woman out of a vehicle while her children were present and then threatening to set fire to a house belonging to the woman's mother. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 27-year-old Carey Gene Sanders on... more »
  • 18-year-old arrested after 100 mph chase in stolen vehicle on Airline Highway

    July 4, 2017 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A high-speed, early-morning chase ensued on the Fourth of July after police spotted a vehicle that was reported stolen. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the chase began after officers spotted 18-year-old Jurail Kijuan Camel in a stolen vehicle on Dallas Drive around 1:30 a.m.... more »
  • Venus Williams will play at Wimbledon

    June 30, 2017 12:11 PM

    LONDON - Venus Williams' publicist tells The Associated Press the five-time Wimbledon champion will play at the tournament after a police report emerged in Florida saying the tennis star caused a car crash that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle. Stephanie Jones says in... more »
  • WATCH: Citizen stops police chase by slamming head-on into suspect's car Play Video

    June 13, 2017 5:41 PM

    FERNDALE, Mich. - Dashcam video from police shows a citizen crash his car to help them put an end to a chase and arrest a suspect last week in Michigan. According to a report from WXYZ, it happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday as a Ferndale officer was doing random... more »
  • Man arrested for vehicular homicide after deadly crash on US 90

    June 11, 2017 9:54 PM

    ST. MARY PARISH - Police have arrested a man following a crash that left one dead on US 90 Sunday. According to Louisiana State Police, 24-year-old Thaiim Guilbeau was arrested for vehicular homicide after the crash that claimed the life of his passenger, 28-year-old Clarence Verrett Jr. Police... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly S. Harrell's Ferry Road crash

    June 8, 2017 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The victim of a deadly crash on South Harrell's Ferry Road has been identified. According to BRPD, 20-year-old Christopher Levy died in the crash that occurred on Thursday around 8 p.m. Levy was driving a 2000 Ford Mustang that was occupied by two other people.... more »
  • Man arrested after chase with police while 7-year-old in car

    June 5, 2017 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested after police say he was involved in a car chase while a seven-year-old was in his vehicle. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 28-year-old Ahmad Beauchamp on charges of aggravated flight from an officer, cruelty to juveniles, failure to restrain a child,... more »
  • 3 killed in shooting after fugitive confronted at Texas car dealership Play Video

    May 31, 2017 4:29 PM

    DALLAS - A private investigator says a shooting at a Texas car dealership that left three men dead involved two investigators who had confronted a fugitive wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges. Stew Peters, a bail investigator with the private Minnesota-based company U.S. Fugitive Recovery and Extradition, said Wednesday... more »
  • Officials: Car bombing in Baghdad kills 10, wounds 22

    May 29, 2017 9:13 PM

    BAGHDAD - Iraqi officials say a car bomb exploded outside a popular ice cream shop in Baghdad, killing 10 people and wounding 22. Hospital and police officials say the attack struck late Monday just days into the holy month of Ramadan when Muslims fast during daylight hours. As families break... more »
  • Police: Utah woman locked her kids in trunk while she shopped

    May 27, 2017 3:32 PM

    RIVERDALE, Utah - A 39-year-old Utah woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her two young children in her car's trunk while she went inside a Wal-Mart store to shop. Riverdale police say witnesses heard the children ages 2 and 5 making noise and saw the car shaking, got... more »
  • Power outages caused by accident involving electrical pole

    May 26, 2017 9:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of people were without power after a car crashed into a utility pole. The crash happened around 7:45 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Airline Hwy. According to a BRPD spokesperson, one vehicle was involved in the crash, hitting a utility pole. The spokesperson said... more »
  • Wisconsin woman jumps on hood of her SUV to prevent theft Play Video

    May 25, 2017 5:36 PM

    MILWAUKEE - A Wisconsin woman pumping gas near downtown Milwaukee stopped a thief from stealing her SUV by jumping on its hood and clinging to the windshield wipers as the man tried to drive away in her vehicle. Melissa Smith admits it may not have been the best thing to... more »
  • Lawmaker delays vote on Louisiana gas tax hike

    May 24, 2017 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Louisiana lawmaker pushing to increase Louisiana's gas tax is urging his House colleagues to consider the proposal, which so far doesn't have enough votes to win passage. Republican Rep. Steve Carter, of Baton Rouge, delayed a scheduled vote on the tax hike bill until next week.... more »
  • Police: Mississippi man locked disabled child in hot car to punish mom

    May 24, 2017 1:28 PM

    COLUMBUS, Miss. - A Mississippi man is under arrest on a felony child abuse charge after police say he purposefully locked a disabled child in a hot car to punish the girl's mother. Thirty-one-year-old Brandon Windham was arrested last Thursday after witnesses said he walked away from a car with... more »
  • Services planned for 6-year-old Mississippi boy shot to death after car theft

    May 24, 2017 11:51 AM

    CANTON - Services have been set for a 6-year-old boy shot to death after a car theft outside a Jackson grocery store. WLBT-TV reports that a celebration of life for Kingston Frazier is planned for noon Friday at Morning Star Baptist Church. Byron McBride Jr.; Dwan Wakefield Jr.; and D'Allen... more »
  • Authorities respond to overturned vehicle on Jefferson Highway

    May 14, 2017 7:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to an overturned vehicle on Jefferson Highway Sunday. The crash occurred around 6:15 p.m. Sunday night on Jefferson Highway at Director Drive. Sources say there were no reported injuries. There is currently no word on what caused the accident. more »
  • Suspect wanted for multiple Ascension Parish car burglaries Play Video

    May 13, 2017 8:18 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - In an attempt to seek more information about a suspect wanted for multiple vehicle burglaries, the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office released surviellance video of one of the break-ins. The sheriff's office says it received multiple complaints of car burglaries in and around the area of LA... more »
  • Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck on N. 32nd Street

    May 6, 2017 7:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person has been hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle on N 32nd Street Saturday afternoon. The victim was struck in the 1100 block of N 32nd Street shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. Sources say the victim was transported from the scene in stable... more »
  • Sheriff's office seeking suspect in card skimming investigation

    May 6, 2017 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect in connection to a card skimming and bank fraud investigation. According to EBRSO, the victim reported an unauthorized transaction of over $120 at a local business using her credit card Saturday. An investigation led to a... more »
  • Victims in Thursday Livonia crash identified as married couple Play Video

    April 27, 2017 7:44 PM

    LIVONIA - Two victims in a crash on Hwy 190 in Livonia Thursday have been identified. The 3-car crash happened just east of the city limits around 6:30 p.m. Livonia Police tell News 2, the wreck claimed the lives of Daniel and Ramonia O'Brien, a married couple from... more »
  • Police arrest man who broke out of patrol car Play Video

    April 27, 2017 3:19 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The Denham Springs Police Department arrested a man who escaped from the back of a patrol car Thursday afternoon. The search for Nicholas Allen began around 2 p.m. According to the police department, officers were serving a warrant at America's Best Value Inn off of Range... more »
  • 2-year-old hospitalized following crash on Hwy. 19

    April 26, 2017 8:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 2-year-old is among those transferred to the hospital following a crash on Hwy. 19. According to Baton Rouge Police Department officials, the crash happened on Hwy. 19 near Thomas Road. BRPD officials say a 2-year-old female inside one of the vehicles was transferred to... more »
  • Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck on Belleview Drive

    April 25, 2017 9:49 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - One person is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Belleview Drive Tuesday night. Sources say the victim was struck near the Exxon Mobil gas station on Belleview Drive around 8:40 p.m. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. According... more »
  • Lake Charles man killed in head-on crash on LA 171; Impairment suspected

    April 22, 2017 3:39 PM

    CALCASIEU PARISH - A Lake Charles man was killed in a head-on collision on LA 171 Friday night. According to Louisiana State Police, 61-year-old Carl Bryant was driving his 1992 Toyota Tercel on the wrong side of the highway when he crashed head-on into another vehicle around 10:10 p.m.... more »
  • Two hurt in 4-Mile Bridge crash that closed US 190 Play Video

    April 20, 2017 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police say one person suffered "serious injuries" and another person was hurt in a wreck at the 4-Mile Bridge that shut down US 190 in both directions. The crash happened just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday night. AirMed was called to the scene to fly... more »
  • Three injured in bizarre crash involving car and tree Play Video

    April 19, 2017 2:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men were rushed to the hospital after they were pinned between a car and a tree Wednesday afternoon. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the driver lost control of their vehicle and hit a second vehicle parked in a driveway in the 10300 block... more »
  • 21-year-old killed after truck overturns in Terrebonne Parish

    April 19, 2017 2:10 PM

    TERREBONNE PARISH - Police say a Houma man was killed Wednesday morning when his vehicle rolled into a ditch. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around 7:45 a.m. on Vahli Boulevard, south of Savanne Road. Police say 21-year-old Nicholaus Braud failed to negotiate a turn and drove... more »
  • One hospitalized in crash on Harding Boulevard

    April 18, 2017 1:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to a crash on Harding Boulevard that left one vehicle overturned Tuesday. The crash occurred near the RaceTrac gas station on Harding Boulevard around noon. Sources say one victim was transported to the hospital in stable condition. This is a developing story.... more »
  • Man convicted of triple murder at Houston car lot, gets life

    April 11, 2017 8:37 PM

    HOUSTON - A Houston man will serve life in prison after being convicted of capital murder in a shooting rampage at a used car dealership that left three men dead. Jurors in Harris County deliberated more than three hours Tuesday before returning its verdict on James Tinsley IV. Since prosecutors... more »
  • STPSO: Toddler struck by vehicle in Slidell

    April 10, 2017 5:47 PM

    SLIDELL - Deputies are investigating an incident in which a small child was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, the toddle was struck on E. Forest Blvd. at Whisperwood Blvd. Few details are known at this time. This is... more »
  • Florida boy drives car into canal with 2-year-old passenger

    April 8, 2017 8:40 PM

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Authorities say a Florida man let his 13-year-old son drive a car unsupervised around a neighborhood with a 2-year-old passenger before the boy crashed into a canal. Neither child was seriously hurt in Friday's crash in southwest Florida, The Fort Myers News-Press reported. The Florida Highway... more »
  • Intoxicated driver charged with hit and run, trying to destroy evidence

    April 8, 2017 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man after he failed a sobriety test following a hit and run on LA 426 Friday. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a reported accident on LA 426. Upon arrival, the victim said another driver rear ended her... more »
  • Crash causing major backup near I-10/I-12 split

    April 8, 2017 12:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A late-night crash on I-10 has backed up traffic past the 10/12 split. The accident happened near the College Dr. exit of westbound I-10 just before 11 p.m. Law enforcement officials have not released any information on how many cars were involved in the crash... more »
  • Police identify pedestrian struck in deadly Florida Blvd. crash Play Video

    April 6, 2017 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Florida Blvd Thursday night. Sources say the incident happened around 8:15 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Wooddale Drive. Baton Rouge Police say 71-year-old Dwight Fox died at the scene after being struck by an SUV... more »
  • EBR Metro Councilman wants to fix neighborhood's traffic troubles Play Video

    April 5, 2017 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Metro Councilman is trying to fix a traffic issue in the Woodland Ridge neighborhood, but he says it could take a while. The city's traffic engineer said they have to first gather traffic data in the congested neighborhood to help narrow down the... more »
  • Metairie teen struck by car while skateboarding has died

    April 4, 2017 12:37 PM

    METAIRIE – A teen who was struck by a car while riding his skateboard in Metairie earlier this week has died, local media reports. According to WWLTV, 14-year-old Ryan Marchand was transported to a hospital in critical condition after the crash Monday night. Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s deputies say... more »
  • Mississippi couple arrested in death of man found in car

    April 1, 2017 2:14 PM

    AMITE - A Mississippi man and his girlfriend have been arrested in the shooting death of a man found in a car parked alongside Interstate 55. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies Friday arrested 36-year-old Rodney Reynold, of Tylertown, Mississippi, on charges of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice.... more »
  • 3 siblings killed in a car wreck

    April 1, 2017 11:39 AM

    LUCEDALE, Miss. - A grieving community has held a candlelight vigil and funeral services for three siblings who died in a car crash. The Sun Herald reports that the three were passengers in a car that slammed into a sign off a highway on Sunday, March 26. The driver, 23-year-old... more »
  • Recent car burglaries drive concerns for New Roads residents Play Video

    March 29, 2017 10:53 PM

    NEW ROADS - Residents are asking police to crack down on car burglars, but officials say they are having a hard time keeping them locked up when they are caught. One resident told WBRZ her car was broken into in the Fairfield subdivision one week ago. She said she... more »
  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle at BRCC

    March 29, 2017 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are responding to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at Baton Rouge Community College. The incident occurred around 1:15 p.m. at BRCC. EMS is en route to the scene. This is a developing story. We will update with more information as... more »
  • SUV drives through home on Rhodes Avenue

    March 28, 2017 2:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are investigating how a Chevrolet Tahoe ended up between a house and an oak tree Tuesday afternoon. Witnesses tell WBRZ that the SUV had turned from Monroe Avenue onto Rhodes Avenue, traveled around the tree and into a home. Photos from the scene significant... more »
  • Family visiting South Florida hit by truck while walking

    March 27, 2017 2:09 PM

    DANIA BEACH, Fla. - A pickup truck struck a family of six tourists as they were walking back to their South Florida hotel Sunday night. The Sun Sentinel reports one woman's leg was severed and a 10-year-old also suffered serious leg injuries. Four people, including the 57-year-old driver, were... more »
  • Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash

    March 26, 2017 11:48 AM

    BRADENTON, Fla. - Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida. Desoto Speedway officials said in a Facebook post on Saturday night that track owners and staff were saddened by the crash. The statement says Steele was trying to win his 100th race in Florida. A... more »
  • Man found dead in vehicle on I-55 identified

    March 22, 2017 5:06 PM

    TANGIPAHOA - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man found dead in a vehicle Mar. 15. According to Sheriff Daniel Edwards, 35-year-old Alphonse Reid of Kentwood was found dead in a silver Infinity G37x on the shoulder of I-55 at the LA 440 exit.... more »
  • Bicyclist in critical condition after being struck by vehicle

    March 14, 2017 9:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man has been taken to the hospital after a crash involving a bicycle and a car on Florida Boulevard. Crews responded to the incident in the 12000 block of Florida Blvd. around 8 p.m. Tuesday night. The incident occurred when a man attempted to... more »
  • Houston carjacker shoots, kills man because vehicle has manual transmission

    March 13, 2017 3:41 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - A man was fatally shot in front of his wife and 10-year-old daughter after being carjacked late Saturday night. According to a report from KTRK, the shooting happened just before midnight as 47-year-old Pedro Aguilar was sitting in his car in front of an apartment complex.... more »
  • WATCH: Car swerves off road, lands on roof in China Play Video

    March 12, 2017 6:01 PM

    CHINA - Footage showing a car landing on the roof of a home in China's Jiangsu Providence surfaced Sunday. The homeowner says he was investigating a loud noise in his home when he discovered the SUV had crashed through his ceiling. The driver of the vehicle said he... more »
  • Lanes reopen on I-10 East at Miss. River Bridge

    March 12, 2017 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are open on I-10 East at the Mississippi River Bridge after an accident closed the center and left lanes Sunday afternoon. Congestion from this incident has cleared as of 7:35 p.m. Check WBRZ's traffic-tracking technology for updates across the Baton Rouge area. more »

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