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  • Police release new details of fatal shooting on 73rd Avenue

    July 21, 2016 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police confirmed that one man is dead after being struck by a car after a shootout in Baton Rouge Thursday afternoon. According to Baton Rouge Police, the shooting happened around 5 p.m. in the 1800 block of 73rd Avenue. A 25-year-old man was leaving his... more »
  • 2 women arrested for leaving 2-year-old boy in hot car

    July 2, 2016 3:10 PM

    HARAHAN - The mother and aunt of a 2-year-old boy face charges of child desertion after they left the child inside a car and went shopping in a Walmart on a day when the temperature reached 90 degrees. Local media report that Shaun Buchanan, the mother, and Cynthia Simmons, the... more »
  • Vehicle burglaries on the rise in Ascension Parish Play Video

    June 27, 2016 5:45 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Burglars are on a spree, targeting cars all over the area in Ascension Parish. According to the Ascension Parish sheriff's office, on average, it investigates 40 vehicle burglaries a month -- this month, it's up to 70. "They're going from door to door, shaking car... more »
  • Man wanted for car burglaries and car theft in Gonzales

    June 24, 2016 4:15 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for several car burglaries and a car theft. On Tuesday, June 21, the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to several car burglaries on Lillie Valley Drive in Gonzales. In addition, a... more »
  • Troopers investigating two fatal crashes in Tangipahoa Parish

    June 23, 2016 6:28 PM

    TANGIPAHOA PARISH – State Troopers are investigating two fatal crashes that happened in Tangipahoa Parish on Thursday that claimed the lives of two men. The first fatal crash occurred around 9 a.m. Thursday on I-12 east of Pumpkin Center Road in Hammond. The crash investigation determined that 68-year-old Bobby Joe... more »
  • Woman tries to run over man with child in back seat, hits CATS bus

    June 17, 2016 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman is in Baton Rouge Police custody on Friday after investigators said she tried to run a man over with her car before crashing into a CATS bus with her eight-month-old child in the back seat. Niesha Wiggins, 20, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault,... more »
  • Thibodaux man wanted for shooting at car with child inside

    June 14, 2016 3:14 PM

    THIBODAUX – Police are searching for a man who is wanted for shooting at a car with a child inside. On Sunday, June 12 around 1:50 p.m., as a vehicle passed on Sanders Street, 18-year-old Daronte Mathews, shot at it multiple times. The vehicle was occupied by three people, one... more »
  • Dangers of leaving child in hot car Play Video

    June 8, 2016 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Chances are you have forgotten something in your life, whether that be keys, your wallet or an important date, but leaving child in your car is something most people think could never happen to them. After a tragic event in Baton Rouge Wednesday leading to the... more »
  • Bluebonnet Blvd. exit open after closure due to car fire

    May 19, 2016 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Bluebonnet Boulevard exit on the interstate is now open after closing on Thursday morning due to a car fire. The car fire was on the Bluebonnet Boulevard exit ramp from I-10 West, accoridng to DOTD. The closure happened around 11: 45 a.m. on Thursday. The traffic... more »
  • Police catch man stealing from cars at auto shop

    May 9, 2016 5:25 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Police arrested a man after they say they caught him burglarizing vehicles at a car shop in Ponchatoula. A passerby called police after they saw the man burglarizing the cars, our news partner Action News 17 reports . When officers arrived, they found Bradley Sharp, 22, still... more »
  • Man transported to hospital after car fell on him

    May 6, 2016 6:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities responded to an incident that resulted in a car falling on top of a man at a mechanic shop on Plank Road on Friday afternoon. The man was transported to the hospital with life threating injuries, according to authorities. WBRZ is working to bring more... more »
  • Car owners frustrated after CATS bus totals their car Play Video

    April 29, 2016 11:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A couple from Baton Rouge is frustrated tonight after their car was involved in a crash with a CATS bus. The CATS bus totaled the Charlats' Toyota, just before it hit a home in Baton Rouge two weeks ago. Now the Charlats say CATS is taking the... more »
  • Exclusive: 71-year-old hit by driver who was shot talks about surviving crash Play Video

    April 5, 2016 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shortly after being released from a hospital Tuesday, a 71-year-old woman recalled the overnight ordeal where she was hit by a car after the driver was shot. Elouise Nelson was hit after police said the driver of the car that hit her lost control on Dayton... more »
  • APSO: Burglar shot after breaking into unmarked police car

    April 3, 2016 12:09 PM

    ASCENSION - The Ascension Sheriff's Office said an off-duty Louisiana State Police detective shot a burglar after being alerted that the man was breaking into his police unit Saturday night. According to Sheriff Jeff Wiley, the off-duty detective was awakened and alerted by a neighbor that his unmarked police... more »
  • Report: State Fire Marshal to join Lamborghini fire probe

    January 20, 2016 8:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The State Fire Marshal's office will join the investigation into a burned luxury car. WWL TV in the New Orleans area reported state investigators will start their work Thursday morning. The Lamborghini was found burned on Opportunity Avenue in Baton Rouge Monday. It was owned by... more »
  • Contractor hired to move monuments finds $200K Lambo destroyed Play Video

    January 19, 2016 1:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pricey supercar belonging to the Baton Rouge contractor who was hired to move several Confederate monuments in New Orleans was found burned to a crisp Tuesday morning. The attorney for David Mahler said his client's Lamborghini, valued at more than $200,000, was destroyed by fire... more »
  • Utah firefighters help man dressed as Santa after car fire

    December 25, 2015 4:45 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Firefighters called to a car fire in northern Utah got a big surprise Christmas morning when they discovered the stranded driver was Santa Claus on his way to deliver presents. Lone Peak Fire District Battalion Chief Joseph McRae says Steve Macey, a Santa-for-hire dressed in a... more »
  • State Police: 3 dead in car-train wreck in Iberia

    December 23, 2015 9:04 AM

    NEW IBERIA- Louisiana State Police confirm three people were killed in a single vehicle crash involving an Amtrak passenger train. Master Trooper Brooks David says three others were transported Tuesday to hospitals but the extent of their injuries was not immediately known. David says all of the deceased and injured... more »
  • Overturned car backs up I-10 traffic across bridge

    December 10, 2015 1:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said no one was hurt when a car overturned in a wreck on I-10 East in Baton Rouge during the noon rush hour. However, traffic backed up due to the wreck along I-10 in both directions. The eastbound lanes backed up past LA 415 at... more »
  • Alabama man dies on Mississippi highway

    November 29, 2015 6:46 PM

    BILOXI - The Mississippi Highway Patrol says an Alabama man died when his car flipped in George County, and a FedEx driver from Utah was seriously injured when his truck overturned on Interstate 10 in Hancock County. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Cpl. Benjamin Seibert says 55-year-old Dwight Miska of West... more »
  • Man crossing Airline Highway hit and killed by car

    November 27, 2015 1:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 57-year-old man died on Thanksgiving evening after trying to cross Airline Highway in Baton Rouge on foot. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the man was hit by a car around 6:08 p.m. in the 7100 block of Airline Highway. McKneely said the man... more »
  • Deputies investigating carjacking in Slidell

    November 25, 2015 2:18 PM

    SLIDELL – Deputies in St. Tammany Parish are investigating a carjacking which happened Tuesday night in Slidell. According to the STPSO, a Slidell woman was waiting for her grandson outside a house on Pebble Drive when a dark-colored vehicle stopped in front of the home. Deputies said a man... more »
  • November 17, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    November 17, 2015 8:14 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Jindal issues order to halt refugee resettlement in La. Police scratching their heads at car on guardrail Man swimming Mississippi River to raise money for famililies of fallen service members Heavy rain, severe storms possible in Louisiana, Mississippi Updates all... more »
  • Pedestrian killed on Florida Blvd

    November 14, 2015 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating a deadly accident after a woman was hit Saturday morning. Police said a pedestrian was stuck by a car along Florida Blvd and Lobdell Ave around 7:30 a.m. It's unclear if the vehicle fled the scene or not. Watch WBRZ... more »
  • Father-son Mississippi State players killed in car accident

    November 7, 2015 2:13 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State defensive lineman Keith Joseph Jr. and his father, former Bulldogs linebacker Keith Joseph Sr., were killed in a car accident Friday night. The school said they died in a one-car accident Friday night en route to Pascagoula High School's home game. The 18-year-old Joseph... more »
  • Mercedes issues recall; air bags can inflate without crash

    November 4, 2015 9:34 AM

    DETROIT- Mercedes is recalling more than 126,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. to fix a problem that can cause the air bags to inflate without a crash. The recall covers the C-300, C-350, and C-63 models from 2008 and 2009, and the GLK-350 4-Matic from 2010. Mercedes says the... more »
  • Trick-or-treater dies after being hit by car in Minneapolis

    November 1, 2015 1:55 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police say a 5-year-old boy who was trick-or-treating on Halloween has died after he was struck by a car while crossing a street. Officers were called to the crash in north Minneapolis around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Police found the boy in critical condition. A preliminary investigation shows... more »
  • Car pulled from creek in West Feliciana

    October 26, 2015 1:15 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Several law enforcement agencies pulled a car out of a creek in West Feliciana Parish Monday. Using a crane, State Police pulled the car out of the creek while West Feliciana Fire crews worked in the water to secure it. A spokesperson for the West... more »
  • Vitter driver involved in Metairie crash

    October 23, 2015 4:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sheriff's deputies in Jefferson Parish said Senator David Vitter was in a vehicle which was involved in a collision in Metairie Friday afternoon, then left the scene before authorities arrived. However, the sheriff's office said Vitter and his driver did not violate state law because they... more »
  • Commission upholds Import One cease-and-desist order Play Video

    October 19, 2015 7:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At the Import One used car lot on Airline Highway, cars will remain parked. The Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission made a cease-and-desist permanent this morning. The commission said that the lot was selling vehicles, but they weren't making payments to the bank that owned... more »
  • Car crashes into church during food drive

    October 3, 2015 2:38 PM

    GRAYSLAKE, Ill. - A car has crashed through the front doors of a northern Illinois church that was hosting a donation drive for a food pantry. Six people were hospitalized with injuries. Lake County Sheriff's Police spokesman Christopher Covelli says none of the injuries is thought to be life-threatening. The... more »
  • Narcotics agent hit by suspect in vehicle

    September 29, 2015 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An undercover sheriff's deputy working a drug investigation was hit by a suspect in a vehicle and the deputy fired his weapon during the confrontation Tuesday afternoon, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office. An EBRSO spokesperson said the incident happened near a convenience... more »
  • New Orleans police: Driver towed SUV with 3 children inside

    September 29, 2015 8:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Police are investigating an incident in which a tow truck driver towed an SUV with three children inside. New Orleans Police Officer Garry Flot tells local media that a woman parked her SUV at an apartment complex in the city's Algiers neighborhood and stepped away for about two... more »
  • Woman lies to police, steals their patrol car

    September 26, 2015 11:57 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. - A Thibodaux woman remains jailed after lying about a killing and driving off in a sheriff's patrol car as deputies investigated. Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says Loralyn Boudreaux, 34, approached deputies Thursday evening screaming about a death, telling them that the killer and victim were still... more »
  • Homeowner shot at by intruders Play Video

    September 25, 2015 7:36 PM

    ST. HELENA- A rash of burglaries are hitting an area north of Greensburg. On Thursday, one resident was shot at after discovering three intruders in her driveway. The resident did not want to be identified, but said she had her two-year-old son in the backseat of her vehicle when... more »
  • Race car driver dies while taking victory lap

    September 20, 2015 1:52 PM

    FAIR HAVEN, Vt. - Police say a stock car racer taking his ceremonial victory lap died after suffering an apparent medical problem following a race in Vermont. Devil's Bowl Speedway officials identified the driver as 63-year-old Leon Gonyo of Chazy, New York. They say he had raced stock cars for... more »
  • Restaurant worker talks about being held up Play Video

    August 21, 2015 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Baton Rouge Subway early Friday morning. Detectives said an armed man walked into the Subway at 127 State Street around 7:30 a.m. and demanded money. After grabbing the cash police said the man also stole an employee's vehicle,... more »
  • Investigators to recommend Jenner face manslaughter

    August 20, 2015 3:21 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Sheriff's investigators plan to recommend prosecutors file a vehicular manslaughter charge against Caitlyn Jenner for her role in a fatal car crash on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu last February. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida says investigators found that Jenner was driving "unsafe... more »
  • Police say woman 'betrayed' elderly to buy luxury car

    August 19, 2015 11:55 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a 23-year-old Gonzales woman after they said she stole an elderly woman's personal information and used it buy a luxury car. Police charged Brelle Ford with one count of bank fraud and one count of felony identity theft. Investigators said Ford used false information... more »
  • Apple said to show interest in automotive testing facility

    August 14, 2015 5:37 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Adding fuel to rumors that Apple is working on designs for a car, local officials say engineers for the giant tech company recently made inquiries about a former navy base that's been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars and other cutting-edge vehicles. An official... more »
  • College football player killed after burglary attempt

    August 8, 2015 11:41 AM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - A police officer in suburban Dallas shot and killed a college football player during a struggle after the unarmed 19-year-old crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the dead man as Christian Taylor, of... more »
  • BRPD wants $1 million for new cars Play Video

    July 13, 2015 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police say many of their cars are old and safety is a concern. So Baton Rouge police want $1 million for 35 new cruisers. In all they have 300 marked cars, some of them are 9 years old. "We are required to replace the vehicles every five... more »
  • Troopers identify Denham Springs man killed in car crash

    July 10, 2015 10:34 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State Troopers identified the man killed in a car crash Thursday. Benjamin Ramos, 32, crossed the center line on LA 16 and struck another vehicle head on. The other driver, John Bedford and his passenger also received serious injuries in the crash. All of the... more »
  • Small community plagued with deaths, holds prayer service

    July 6, 2015 11:31 PM

    WATSON - Hundreds of people from Livingston Parish gathered at Live Oak UMC to mourn the deaths of three people from this small community over the last few days. Lolene Collyer 19, was in a car crash with an 18-wheeler on Thursday night. She suffered critical injuries and died... more »
  • Large truck collides with car

    June 2, 2015 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities closed an East Baton Rouge road after a large truck collided with a car Tuesday morning. The wreck happened at the intersection of Hooper and Lovett roads before 10 a.m., according to authorities. EMS took one person from the scene to the hospital with... more »
  • Louisiana road safety Play Video

    May 12, 2015 8:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Last year hit and run accidents injured more than 4,000 people in Louisiana. Last week, a truck hit three cyclists on a road in Baton Rouge, leaving them lying in the road before driving off. State police say this hit and run accident is a wake-up call,... more »
  • Developing: 1 dead in Amite passenger train crash

    May 10, 2015 4:56 PM

    AMITE - An Amtrack passenger train collided with a vehicle Sunday, killing the vehicle's driver, according to Amite Fire Chief Bruce Cutrer. The crash happened on the Hwy. 51 tracks on Pope Lane at about 1:30 p.m. More than 170 passengers were evacuated and taken to the Greater... more »
  • Police: Woman attacks two people with car and tire iron

    May 9, 2015 7:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman is accused of attempted second degree murder and aggravated battery after two people claim she attacked them during a fight Friday. Police arrested Earnesha Wolfe, 23, after two people claim she tried to run them over with her car several times. According to a... more »
  • Three cyclists injured in hit and run

    May 5, 2015 9:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Troopers with Louisiana State Police are looking for a hit and run driver. Three cyclists were run over Monday night on Nicholson Drive near Innovation Park Drive. Troopers say the cyclists were riding south on Nicholson around 9 p.m. when they were hit from behind. All three... more »
  • Mother of 3 arrested, left kids in car in store parking lot

    May 4, 2015 6:26 AM

    BAKER- A woman was arrested for leaving her three young children in a car unattended in a store parking lot. 32-year-old Tesha Lee Thomas went to a Wal-Mart Saturday, leaving her 7-year-old, 20-month-old and 4-month-old inside her vehicle with no air conditioning and the windows rolled up. A witness who... more »
  • Man killed in Point Coupee Parish crash

    April 27, 2015 7:35 AM

    JARREAU- State police are investigating a fatal crash in Pointe Coupee Parish. Sgt. Jared L. Sandifer says 22-year-old Thomas Bueche of Jarreau was northbound on Highway 413 Sunday when his pickup ran off the road, struck a mailbox and then hit a utility pole and tree. Sandifer says Bueche was... more »
  • Capitol security system claims another car

    April 17, 2015 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Another vehicle was stopped short by the new Capitol security system Friday as it tried to leave a parking lot. Authorities said a House staffer was trying to follow another vehicle out of the Southwest Lot at the Capitol when the security poles deployed and caught... more »
  • Tesla updating Model S to ease range anxiety, improve safety

    March 19, 2015 11:50 AM

    DETROIT - Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge. Tesla's updated software will map out the best route to a driver's destination based on the location of charging stations. It will also warn drivers if battery power... more »
  • Body of missing Texarkana, AR man found

    March 7, 2015 2:39 PM

    TEXARKANA, Ark. - The body of a missing Texarkana, Arkansas man has been found. Twenty-four-year-old Christopher D. Guilbeau (Cates), who was reported missing from Texarkana, Arkansas on Thursday, was found deceased late Friday night. Two calls to 911 around 11 p.m. led Texarkana, Texas patrol officers to an alley... more »
  • Child hit by car in Baton Rouge

    February 21, 2015 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 6-year-old was rushed to the hospital after she was hit by a car Saturday evening. It happened on 1700 Victoria Dr. and Melon Ct. around 3 p.m. Emergency responders say the child was transported to Our Lady of the Lake with broken... more »
  • CBS '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon dies in car crash

    February 12, 2015 2:13 AM

    NEW YORK - Longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon, who covered riots, Academy Award-nominated movies and wars, has died in a car crash. Police say a town car in which 73-year-old Simon was a passenger hit another car stopped at a Manhattan traffic light Wednesday night and then slammed into... more »
  • Toddler stolen along with car helped police find him

    January 13, 2015 11:41 AM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Authorities say they found a 3-year-old boy who was sitting in a car stolen outside a Utah day care after he answered his mother's cellphone and honked the horn to draw their attention. Police in the city of Ogden say the boy's mother left the unlocked... more »
  • Vehicle sought in BR's first murder of 2015

    January 7, 2015 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a photo Wednesday of a car sought in connection with Baton Rouge's first homicide of 2015. Baton Rouge Police said 19-year-old Naquian Robinson was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon. Investigators said the shooting happened during an attempted robbery in the 1900 block of Walnut... more »
  • Woman run over by minivan after Christmas Eve Mass

    December 25, 2014 11:44 AM

    HAMMONTON, NJ - Authorities say a woman leaving Christmas Eve Mass in New Jersey was struck and killed by a minivan while crossing the street. Hammonton police that the 77-year-old woman was struck by a Chevy Venture after leaving St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic church in Hammonton on Wednesday... more »
  • Police identify woman who died after being hit by car

    December 16, 2014 3:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the identity of a woman who was hit and killed by a car late Monday night. Maria Cunningham, 35, was walking in the middle of 72nd Avenue just before midnight when she was hit by Honda Accord being driven by an unidentified 23 year... more »
  • Hundreds at funeral for woman burned alive

    December 13, 2014 4:41 PM

    BATESVILLE, Miss. - Hundreds of people attended the funeral of a woman set on fire in Mississippi and left to die by the side of the road. The Rev. Eric Greggs noted that Jessica Chambers's, 19, classmates wishes at the packed service on Saturday included "Fly high," a reference to... more »
  • BRPD officer resigns over abandoned cruiser Play Video

    December 2, 2014 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge Police officer resigned from the department this week amid an internal investigation that began two weeks ago. Sources tell the WBRZ Investigative Unit the Baton Rouge Police officer, Alec Pirie, was facing discipline over an incident involving his police unit. The unit was found... more »
  • Overturned car cleared, all lanes of I-10 open

    November 20, 2014 8:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An overturned car blocked two lanes and slowed traffic on I-10 West near Essen Thursday morning. Authorities cleared the accident and reopened all lanes approximately an hour later. No word on what caused the accident or any injuries. Check back for updates. more »
  • Woman accused of lighting boyfriend's car on fire

    November 11, 2014 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters accused a White Castle woman of setting her boyfriend's sports car on fire after a fight this week. Erin Marie Robinson, 20, was charged with simple arson after the incident Monday night. Investigators said Robinson was seen on video walking away from her boyfriend's... more »
  • Changes coming to accident hot zone Play Video

    October 23, 2014 5:09 PM

    CENTRAL - Changes are coming to an intersection notorious for wrecks in Central. The state has come up with a solution they believe will stop the repetitive problem at Greenwell Springs and Sullivan Road, by changing the eastbound left turn signal on Greenwell Springs Road. Currently, the light allows... more »
  • Honda introduces self-driving car

    September 9, 2014 4:47 PM

    DETROIT - Honda has developed a car that can drive itself on the freeway. The car - an Acura RLX sedan - has cameras that monitor lanes, GPS and multiple sensors on the front and sides. On top is a beacon that uses laser beams to continually scan the car's... more »
  • Infant left on car hood, parents arrested

    August 14, 2014 8:12 AM

    VIDALIA - Police say two West Monroe residents face charges after leaving an infant unsupervised on the hood of their car at the Vidalia Riverfront while they fished in the Mississippi River. Police Chief Arthur Lewis says an officer noticed 32-year-old Marcella Cooper picking up the 2-week-old infant from a... more »
  • State studying relief for home that's been smashed by vehicles Play Video

    July 10, 2014 9:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A home that's been a target for many cars driving around a dangerous curve may finally be getting some relief. Constitution Avenue and Bunker Hill Drive meet at a continuous curve where many cars have left the roadway. Numerous vehicles have smashed into the home that... more »
  • Man killed in Ascension Parish accident

    May 26, 2014 7:30 AM

    ST. AMANT - Crews had just found the body of a man who fell off a boat in the Diversion Canal when a car crash nearby claimed the life of a Holden man. According to Fire Chief James Leblanc, the accident happened at 3:00 a.m. Monday morning on Hwy.... more »
  • Two people found dead inside sunken car

    May 20, 2014 5:32 AM

    ST. JAMES PARISH - A single vehicle crash took the lives of two people in St. James Parish. 48 year old Matthew Daigle and 54 year old Terri Deslatte were found dead inside a submerged car off of Highway 61 south of I-10. According to State Police, a... more »
  • Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21 Play Video

    April 21, 2014 6:12 AM

    FORT MYERS, FL - A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews. Fort Myers police Lt. Victor Medico says the Lexus sedan struck the... more »
  • Man arrested after car chase

    April 7, 2014 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man trying to escape a traffic stop crashed into two cars and was arrested on a number of charges including battery on a police officer. Deputies say Carl McFadden was driving with a broken taillight Sunday afternoon. When a patrol unit tried to stop him,... more »
  • Mechanic: Bad gas problem not an expensive fix Play Video

    March 28, 2014 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Problems caused by a bad batch of Exxon gas may not be too expensive to fix. Louis Altazan, President of AGCO Automotive, has seen at least 50 vehicles that were likely affected by the faulty fuel. "It's very unlikely to cause any serious damage," said Altazan,... more »
  • Lawmaker: Hang up the phone while driving Play Video

    March 7, 2014 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's another attempt to ban cell phones in the upcoming legislative session. Rep. Mike Huval has prefiled a bill that would prohibit the use of cell phones by all "Class E" drivers, or drivers who have a personal vehicle, with the exception of a hands-free device.... more »

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