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  • Florida deputy crashes into driver at over 100 mph Play Video

    August 19, 2017 5:13 PM

    PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - The trial of a Florida deputy is about to begin after he crashed into a Smart car while going over 100 miles per hour — leaving the driver in critical condition. In the spring of 2016, Deputy Brandon Heegle was on the highway pursuing... more »
  • LSP: One killed in head-on collision in Washington Parish

    August 19, 2017 11:43 AM

    VARNADO - A 71-year-old woman died following a two-vehicle crash in Washington Parish Friday night. According to Louisiana State Police, Troopers responded to the crash on LA 436-1 south of Varnado around 9:50 p.m. The crash claimed the life of 71-year-old Hazel Marie Caruso of Angie, according to... more »
  • Death toll in Spain attacks rises to 14

    August 18, 2017 7:09 AM

    BARCELONA, Spain-Catalan authorities say a woman injured in an attack in a popular seaside town south of Barcelona has died. The woman, who wasn't named, is the first fatal victim of the attack late Thursday in Cambrils, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Barcelona. It came hours... more »
  • Two taken to hospital after car hits kids getting off school bus Play Video

    August 17, 2017 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two kids were taken to the hospital after being hit by a car while exiting a school bus Thursday evening. The kids were hit at the corner of Alvin Dark and Jay Hebert Drive. Police said the driver of the car stopped at the scene. ... more »
  • Police say Barcelona van attack was terrorism

    August 17, 2017 1:19 PM

    BARCELONA, Spain- Police in Spain have confirmed they are investigating the van incident in Barcelona as a terror attack, while local media reports say that up to 13 people have been killed. A van slammed into pedestrians on Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, which is normally packed... more »
  • Two school buses collide at Woodlawn Middle; No injuries reported

    August 16, 2017 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials say two school buses loaded with students collided at an area middle school Wednesday. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, two buses carrying students from Woodlawn Middle were involved in a crash at the school around 3 p.m. Wednesday. The sheriff's office... more »
  • Young girl dead after car plows into Paris pizzeria

    August 14, 2017 4:21 PM

    PARIS - French police say a little girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris. An official with the national gendarme service said the driver... more »
  • UPDATE: Fatal crash that killed teen driver determined hit-and-run, driver arrested

    August 13, 2017 1:06 PM

    ST. LANDRY PARISH - A crash that was originally believed to only have one vehicle involved was later determined to have a second vehicle involved, according to Louisiana State Police. The driver, 22-year-old Brittany Coupel of Opelousas, came forward and informed Troopers that she was driving a vehicle that... more »
  • LSP: 16-year-old dies in East Feliciana crash

    August 13, 2017 12:49 PM

    EAST FELICIANA PARISH - A single vehicle crash on LA 959 claimed the life of a 16-year-old early Sunday morning, according to Louisiana State Police. Troopers began investigating the fatal crash on LA 959 east of LA 409 in East Feliciana Parish just after 1 a.m. The crash... more »
  • Report: 2 dead in New Orleans after car plunges off elevated I-10 to street below

    August 12, 2017 5:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two men were killed after their vehicle went over the side rails of the elevated portion of I-10 East Saturday morning and landed on the street below. According to a report from WWL, the incident occurred shortly after 2 a.m. near the I-10 East Almonaster/Louisa Street... more »
  • LSP: Single vehicle crash leaves unrestrained teen driver dead

    August 12, 2017 11:15 AM

    ST. LANDRY PARISH - A single vehicle crash on US 190 near Three Mile Lake Road in St. Landry Parish claimed the life of 17-year-old early Saturday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, Troopers responded to the crash shortly after 2:30 a.m. The crash took the life of Aaron... more »
  • 3rd Boy Scout dies after sailboat strikes power line on lake

    August 7, 2017 3:19 PM

    AVINGER, Texas - A third Boy Scout has died from injuries suffered when a sailboat struck an overhanging power line on a lake east of Dallas. Texas Parks & Wildlife spokesman Steve Lightfoot says the 11-year-old Scout died Monday. He was hospitalized in Shreveport, Louisiana, following the accident... more »
  • Two injured in crash involving ATV

    August 3, 2017 9:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police responded to a crash involving an ATV and another vehicle that sent two people to the hospital. BRPD officers responded to the scene on Jones and Fairchild Streets around 7:15 p.m. According to investigators, two people riding on the ATV were injured after they... more »
  • WATCH: Seafood truck bursts into flames under westside fuel canopy Tuesday Play Video

    August 1, 2017 4:06 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Incredible dash camera video captured firefighters working to contain a massive, tractor-trailer fire under a fuel canopy Tuesday. Witnesses said the fire spread quickly, giving people almost no time to react. "By the time they shut the fuel off, the truck was engulfed in flames,"... more »
  • Early morning accident leaves hundreds without power Play Video

    July 31, 2017 7:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews with Entergy are working to restore power in parts of the Melrose East area of Baton Rouge after an accident early Monday morning. The accident happened just after 4a.m. in the 6700 block of Harry Dr. near N. Carrollton. At least one power pole was... more »
  • 2 hurt on slide at Blue Bayou water park

    July 29, 2017 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people have been hospitalized after an incident at the Blue Bayou water park Saturday afternoon. According to authorities, two people were transported from the scene after they flipped their tube over on one of the park's water slides. A park manager says a man... more »
  • 24-year-old passenger dead after vehicle crashes into bulldozer; driver arrested

    July 27, 2017 6:32 PM

    HAMMOND – A crash left a 24-year-old man dead in Hammond after the vehicle he was a passenger of crashed into a bulldozer on Thursday afternoon. The crash claimed the life of 24-year-old Tyler Wayne Tullos. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around... more »
  • Crash results in car fire, major gridlock at busy Baton Rouge intersection

    July 27, 2017 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Fire crews and first responders are on the scene of what appears to be a large crash at the corner of Burbank and Siegen. Numerous fire crews were on the scene, authorities said. Two vehicles were involved in the crash and one caught on fire, WBRZ... more »
  • Car crashes into lower Livingston canal Wednesday

    July 26, 2017 6:03 PM

    SPRINGFIELD – A car drove into a canal along the Blood River, prompting a swift and large response from authorities Wednesday afternoon. Sources, though, said luckily everyone was able to escape the vehicle and there were only minor injuries. A child was reportedly in the vehicle when the crash... more »
  • One person dead after morning crash in Watson

    July 26, 2017 11:26 AM

    WATSON – One person died in a crash on Cane Market Road, east of LA Highway 16, on Wednesday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, someone noticed a crashed vehicle in the wooded area along the road around 6 a.m. The crash occurred as 35-year-old James... more »
  • Small plane with WWII Nazi design lands on Georgia highway

    July 25, 2017 2:25 PM

    DACULA, Ga. - A small airplane designed to look like a Nazi Germany-era warplane landed safely on a Georgia highway. News outlets report that Gwinnett County police said the aircraft landed safely in the median on Ga. 316 Monday afternoon in Dacula, with no reported injuries. The plane was... more »
  • Motorcade escorting remains of Marine killed in plane crash

    July 24, 2017 1:29 PM

    FREEHOLD, N.J. - A motorcade of veterans and motorcycle clubs is escorting the remains of a Marine killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi home to New Jersey. The coffin bearing the body of 20-year-old Cpl. Dan Baldassare left Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Monday.... more »
  • Coal train derailment prompts boil advisory in Caddo Parish Play Video

    July 22, 2017 9:39 PM

    VIVIAN - Authorities have spent Saturday trying clean up a train derailment after after a coal train jumped the tracks with about 30 cars in tow. The train company says the 30 cars derailed in Caddo Parish around 1 a.m. Saturday. Coal ended up spilling out near the... more »
  • 42-year-old woman killed in hit-and-run crash on Florida Blvd.

    July 21, 2017 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Rouge Police Traffic detectives are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred in the 15900 block of Florida Boulevard. The crash claimed the life of a 42-year-old black woman, according to BRPD. The crash happened around 3 a.m. on Friday. ... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed after collision with dog

    July 9, 2017 9:52 AM

    ST. AMANT – A motorcyclist was killed late Saturday after he hit a loose dog on the highway, State Police revealed. Gary Fortney, 66, lost control after his motorcycle hit the animal on Gold Place Road east of Highway 431. The wreck happened around nine o'clock Saturday night, authorities... more »
  • Washington Parish volunteer firefighter dies in crash while responding to house fire

    July 7, 2017 4:27 PM

    MT. HERMON – A volunteer firefighter on his way to a house fire was killed in a crash on Thursday in Mount Hermon. The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. on July 6 near intersection of Mt. Pisgah Road and Burch Road. According to the Washington Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • St. James Parish man dies in ATV crash on Independence Day

    July 5, 2017 12:01 PM

    PAULINA – A 35-year-old man died in a crash involving an ATV in St. James Parish on the Fourth of July. The crash occurred around 8 p.m. on LA 642, west of LA 3125, when Michael Mohon was operating a 2014 Yamaha Viking on the roadway. According... 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 »
  • Assumption Parish deputy dies in weekend crash in Thibodaux

    July 3, 2017 11:44 AM

    THIBODAUX – A 21-year-old Assumption Parish deputy died in a car crash on LA 304 in Thibodaux over the weekend. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash claimed the life of Seth Bourgeois. The crash occurred as Bourgeois was traveling east on LA 304, near... more »
  • Assumption sheriff's deputy killed in crash on way home from work

    July 3, 2017 12:19 AM

    THIBODAUX - The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office says one of its deputies was killed in a single-vehicle crash as he was driving home from his shift Sunday afternoon. According to Louisiana State Police, 21-year-old Deputy Seth Bourgeois was traveling east on LA 304 near Dylily Lane in a pickup... more »
  • Suspect arrested in road rage killing of Pennsylvania teen

    July 2, 2017 9:30 PM

    CHESTER COUNTY - The suspect in a road rage incident in Pennsylvania on Wednesday that ended in a teenage girl's shooting death has turned himself in, officials said. The suspect, identified by police today as 28-year-old David Andrew Desper of Trainer, Pennsylvania, had allegedly attempted to merge into... more »
  • Police identify victim in deadly motorcycle crash on US 190

    June 30, 2017 10:26 PM

    LIVONIA - Police say one person died in a crash on US 190 in Livonia Friday night. Police Chief Brad Joffrion said the accident happened near a Chevron gas station on US 190 around 8:45 p.m. Police say a motorcycle driven by 20-year-old Harley Leadingham of Fort Polk... more »
  • 19-year-old crashed, died on I-10 a week ago; Discovered Friday

    June 30, 2017 1:09 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE – A man found dead in a submerged vehicle had been there for at least six days, State Police said in a shocking outline of a deadly wreck on I-10. Bryan Manriquez, 19, was killed, troopers said, in a wreck that happened on June 24th. The wreck and... more »
  • Man ejected after vehicle struck tree off LA 56 in Terrebonne Parish

    June 27, 2017 12:58 PM

    TERREBONNE PARISH – An early morning crash took the life of a 22-year-old man on Tuesday morning in Terrebonne Parish. According to Louisiana State Police, the crah took the like of Reed Ledet of Chauvin. The crash occurred as Ledet was driving a 2006 GMC... more »
  • EBRSO vehicle involved in crash on Siegen Lane; no injuries

    June 15, 2017 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are responding to an accident on Siegen Lane near I-10 involving an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office vehicle The wreck happened just after 9:00 p.m. A spokesperson with the Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed an EBRSO vehicle was involved in the accident. Sources on... more »
  • Report: NOPD investigating deadly crash involving ATV, dirt bikes

    June 13, 2017 2:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a deadly crash involving an ATV and two dirt bikes on Chef Menteur Highway that occurred Monday night. According to police, the crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Chef Menteur Highway and Majestic Oaks Drive.... more »
  • Slidell teen killed in crash in Lacombe

    June 13, 2017 12:54 PM

    SLIDELL – A Slidell teenager was killed in a crash Monday morning in Lacombe. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred on Bayou Paquet Road near Transmitter Road around 11:40 a.m. when 17-year-old Spencer Coe was driving a BMW. Coe's vehicle was found overturned... more »
  • At least one taken to hospital after T-bone crash

    June 12, 2017 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE – First responders had to rescue people from a morning T-bone crash that flipped a pickup. The driver of a small SUV collided with a pickup as the two vehicles crossed the N. 22 nd / Fuqua intersection. It's not clear who is at fault. The... 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 »
  • Zachary man dies in crash on LA 22 in Sorrento

    June 9, 2017 6:06 PM

    SORRENTO – A Zachary man is dead following a single vehicle crash on LA 22, east of LS 936, in Ascension Parish. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash took the life of 34-year-old Dustin Good. The crash occurred on Friday around 3 a.m. when Good was traveling west... more »
  • Police identify bicyclist killed in crash on US 190

    June 9, 2017 4:57 PM

    LACOMBE – Police have identified a bicyclist who was killed in a crash on US 190 in Lacombe Thursday afternoon. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around 4:25 p.m. as 56-year-old Dale Lacour of Laplace was riding a Huffy bicycle southbound on North Tranquility Road. Lacour approached... 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 »
  • Lane closure on I-10 West due to accident

    June 5, 2017 3:04 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - One lane has been closed on I-10 West due to an accident Monday afternoon. The Department of Transportation says the left lane is blocked past LA 73 due to the accident. Traffic is continuing to pass through the right lane, but congestion from the incident has reached... more »
  • I-12 West reopens near Airline Highway after vehicle recovery

    June 3, 2017 8:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - I-12 West was shut down near Airline Highway due to a vehicle recovery operation in the area Saturday. All lanes were shut down shortly after 7:30 p.m. due to the operation. All lanes have now reopened and traffic is being allowed to pass through. DOTD... more »
  • Mother, two children killed in Lafourche Parish crash

    May 30, 2017 9:29 PM

    LAROSE - Police say a woman and her two children were killed in a crash on LA 3235 Tuesday. According to Louisiana State Police, 39-year-old Carmen Valle and her two children, 5-year-old Christopher Valle and 4-year-old Valeria Valle, were traveling north on LA 3235 around noon Tuesday. Police... more »
  • Houma man dies in crash on LA 182

    May 30, 2017 12:05 PM

    HOUMA – A crash on LA 182 in Houma took the life of a 52-year-old man on Tuesday morning. The crash occurred as Ricky Bergeron was traveling east on LA 182 in a 2002 Dodge Durango. According to Louisiana State Police, for reasons still under investigation, Bergeron crossed the... more »
  • Pedestrian killed while attempting to cross I-10 in Slidell

    May 29, 2017 1:18 PM

    SLIDELL - Louisiana State Police say a man was killed in a crash while attempting to walk across Interstate 10 Sunday night. According to police, to crash occurred around 7 p.m. as 28-year-old Lance Britt of Covington was walking through the lefthand lane of I-10 East near Gause Boulevard.... 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 »
  • 13 arrests in Louisiana fake-crash scheme

    May 26, 2017 7:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana State Police say 13 people have been arrested in connection with an insurance fraud scheme involving staged automobile crashes. A news release says Thursday's arrests followed an investigation that began with complaints from insurance companies. Investigators say the scheme involved a group of people who regularly... more »
  • BRPD responding to crash involving motorcycle on Florida Blvd.

    May 25, 2017 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews are responding to a crash on Florida Blvd. involving a motorcycle. The crash occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Sherwood Forrest Blvd. According to Baton Rouge Police Department officials, two vehicles and a motorcycle could be involved. They say one of... more »
  • Rubberneckers cause crash as motorcade winds through Baton Rouge

    May 24, 2017 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – People sustained minor injuries after a crash likely caused by rubbernecking on I-110 Wednesday as the Vice President of the United States' motorcade drove through Baton Rouge. Vice President Pence was in the area for an event in Port Allen. The motorcade was traveling from the... more »
  • BRPD: man under influence of cocaine caused deadly crash

    May 24, 2017 9:08 AM

    BATON ROIUGE – Baton Rouge Police say a man will be charged with vehicular homicide after he ran a red light, causing a deadly crash while under the influence of cocaine. Bryan Kyzar, 54, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Tuesday. According to the affidavit... more »
  • BRPD: Man arrested one year after deadly crash on North Boulevard

    May 23, 2017 6:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have announced the arrest of a man in connection to a 2016 crash that left one person dead. According to Baton Rouge Police, the crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. May 21, 2016 in the 3400 block of North Blvd. Police say 54-year-old Bryan Kyzar... more »
  • Ambulance with wreck victim crashes into Metairie canal

    May 22, 2017 12:32 PM

    METAIRIE – An ambulance transporting a car crash victim ended up in a Metairie canal Monday after trying to avoid collision. According to WWLTV, the incident happened around 9 a.m. on West Esplanade Avenue near East Jefferson Medical Center. Deputies said the ambulance was returning from a one-car... more »
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Heavy delays I-10 west in Ascension

    May 22, 2017 12:21 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE – Traffic officials say “an incident in the median” is causing heavy traffic delays on I-10 in Ascension Parish Monday morning. According to DOTD, the incident happened around 10:20 a.m. Monday morning. As of 11:10 a.m., congestion stretched for at least five miles. Traffic congestion on... more »
  • Four killed between Saturday night, Sunday morning on South La. highways

    May 21, 2017 10:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Four people died on south Louisiana highways between Saturday night and Sunday morning, State Police reported this weekend. Among the dead – a teenager from Vacherie, a motorcyclist from Ventress and a man killed on a rural stretch of highway in the Felicianas when his car... more »
  • Several injured after plane hits truck on LAX Airport runway

    May 20, 2017 7:15 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Authorities say an Aeromexico flight clipped an airport utility truck while taxiing after landing at Los Angeles International Airport. Airport police spokesman Rob Pedregon said Saturday the plane clipped the service truck, causing it to overturn. Pedregon says no one on the plane was injured. He says... more »
  • Train crashed into vehicle in Boutte; no injuries

    May 18, 2017 2:00 PM

    BOUTTE – A train crashed into a vehicle that lost one of its wheels in Boutte on Thursday morning. According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred on Thursday around 7:30 a.m. on Paul Maillard Road. Deputies learned the crash involved a Ford Explorer that was... more »
  • Suspected burglar arrested after car crash in Assumption Parish

    May 16, 2017 4:35 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A man wanted by deputies for an Assumption Parish burglary for more than a year was arrested Monday night after authorities responded to a traffic incident involving the suspected burglar. According to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office, 23-year-old Kadeem Wiggins of Napoleonville was arrested for burglarizing the... more »

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