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  • Elderly couple killed in crash with train

    April 24, 2014 11:42 AM

    KEITHVILLE - An elderly couple died in a crash with a train in Caddo Parish. Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies say 85 year old Wilson Evans and his wife, 79-year-old Kathleen Evans, died at the scene near Keithville. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Cindy Chadwick says Wilson Evans drove around the... more »
  • Local woman killed in suspected teenage drunk driving crash

    April 21, 2014 10:36 PM

    PINEVILLE- An 18-year-old from Livingston Parish faces charges after a crash in Central Louisiana, State Police said Monday. Trinity J. Sullivan, of Holden, is charged with vehicular homicide and reckless operation. Investigators said they also believe the teenager was impaired when the crash happened just before 3:30 p.m. in... more »
  • Troopers: 22-year-old dump truck driver lost control in deadly crash

    April 21, 2014 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police released the name of a dump truck driver who lost control, crashed, and died in a wreck that shutdown Greenwell Springs Road Monday morning. The closure lasted much of the day. It slowed traffic north of Stoney Point Birch Road. Investigators said Will E.... 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 »
  • Driver arrested in deadly Florida day care crash Play Video

    April 11, 2014 6:47 AM

    WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) - A manhunt across Florida has ended with the surrender of an SUV driver wanted in a fatal crash at a day care that killed a 4-year-old whose mother pleaded for him to turn himself in. Twenty-eight-year-old Robert Alex Corchado was charged Thursday with leaving the... 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 »
  • Traffic homicide investigating two-victim motorcycle crash

    April 7, 2014 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Traffic homicide investigators worked overnight Monday, piecing together a crash scene involving a motorcycle. Two people on the bike were rushed to the hospital after the crash Monday evening. Their names and conditions have not been release, but injuries are described as very serious. Baton Rouge... 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 »
  • Police captain's crash investigated

    March 31, 2014 11:59 AM

    NEW ROADS - The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash involving a New Roads Police officer Friday night. Sheriff Bud Torres said the officer involved is Captain Mark Munson, and that this is his second wreck in a month's time. Munson was not given a... 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 »
  • 18-wheeler involved in multi-car accident on I-12

    March 27, 2014 8:32 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - All lanes are now open after an accident Thursday morning shutdown part of I-12 West near Denham Springs. The crash occurred around 8:00 a.m. near the Range Rd. exit. Police say there are injuries. According to reports, the accident involves an 18-wheeler. We will... more »
  • US 190 back open after deadly wreck

    March 27, 2014 7:27 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities reopened a stretch of US 190 in Port Allen which was closed Thursday after a deadly wreck. According to State Police, the crash happened just west of the Mississippi River Bridge when a car ran into an 18-wheeler. Troopers said the car's driver died in... more »
  • Speed to blame for Walker crash

    March 25, 2014 4:08 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Crash investigators have determined that the Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling approximately 90 mph when it lost control on a California street and smashed into a light pole, killing the actor and his friend. A person who has reviewed the investigators' report... more »
  • I-110 ramp reopened following crash

    March 24, 2014 2:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Crews have reopened the I-110 South entrance ramp to I-10 West, following an accident involving an 18-wheeler Monday morning. The big rig, which was hauling paper, overturned and completely blocked the ramp for hours. The driver was cited for having an unsecured load. No one... more »
  • Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

    March 24, 2014 9:17 AM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean. The news is a major breakthrough in the unprecedented two-week struggle to find out what happened to Flight 370,... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Father and son killed in head-on crash

    March 18, 2014 11:43 AM

    HOUMA - A 56 year-old Houma man and his 33 year-old son were killed when their car hit an 18 wheeler head on. The crash took place this morning just after 7:00 a.m. on La. Highway 316. State police say the car was being driven by Theodule Marcel and... more »
  • Mother wants trial for deadly hit and run Play Video

    March 14, 2014 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A mother traveled more than 2,000 miles to Baton Rouge Friday to seek justice for her daughter who died in a hit and run crash four years ago. Today Michelle Carson spoke with News 2 about her fight to get answers. "It's horrible. I mean... more »
  • Man involved in deadly 3-vehicle crash found guilty

    March 13, 2014 2:58 PM

    PRARIEVILLE- A man involved in a three-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish that claimed the life of a Prarieville woman, has been found guilty of vehicular homicide. In September of 2012, Ashton Claiborne of Gonzales, was traveling behind Carolyn Brouilette and tried to pass her in a no-passing zone. As... more »
  • Police: 2 dead after car crashes into Texas crowd Play Video

    March 13, 2014 8:04 AM

    AUSTIN, TX - Police say two people have died after a car drove through temporary barricades set up for the South By Southwest festival and struck a crowd of pedestrians. Lt. Brian Moon says the two victims were confirmed dead at the scene in downtown Austin, along a block where... 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 »
  • Home damaged by plane crash finally demolished Play Video

    March 10, 2014 5:37 PM

    BAKER- After months of waiting, residents of a quiet Baker neighborhood will get some closure as a home damaged in a plane crash last year is finally torn down. The plane crashed shortly after the pilot took off from Baton Rouge Metro Airport in June 2013. "I saw... more »
  • Serious injury in crash; Alcohol and drugs suspected

    March 9, 2014 4:04 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - State Police say alcohol and drugs are suspected to be a factor in a two car crash on Saturday night. Police say the two cars collided at approximately 10:45 pm on La. 969 north of La. 66 near Angola State Penitentiary in West Feliciana Parish. ... more »
  • Police: DWI and injuries in 3 car crash

    March 8, 2014 1:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State police say two children were injured during a three car crash Friday afternoon. It happened on US Hwy 61 north of Barringer Foreman Road. Police say 42-year-old Khamphangdeth Souvannaphim was driving on northbound on US Hwy 61. While attempting to switch lanes, he hit... more »
  • Update: Speed may have led to crash Play Video

    March 8, 2014 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say excessive speed may have been a factor in a crash on Florida Boulevard Friday night. Police say a man driving a vehicle traveling eastbound on Florida Boulevard near Alello Drive lost control and drove through a light pole. The vehicle then struck... more »
  • One killed in Scenic Highway crash

    March 2, 2014 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One person is dead following a crash on Scenic Highway near Thomas Road. It happened this Sunday evening just before 5:30pm. The intersection is the same spot where numerous crashes have occurred before. In November, News 2 spoke to the state about the issue after a... more »
  • People feel stuck after barge crashes into bridge Play Video

    March 2, 2014 5:49 PM

    GROSSE TETE - People in lower Iberville Parish feel stuck after a barge knocked out a bridge over the Intracoastal Canal. The barge struck the bridge Friday night near Grosse Tete. Now a typically 20 minute drive to cross the canal to Plaquemine will take more than an hour.... more »
  • Teen killed in Ascension Parish crash

    February 19, 2014 3:20 PM

    SORRENTO - A teen from Livingston is dead following a single vehicle crash this morning in Ascension Parish. State Police say around 9:15 a.m., 19 year-old Derek Boully was headed east on LA Highway 22, when he lost control and ran off the road. His vehicle rolled several times,... 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 »
  • EBRSO: Driver did donuts before crashing into ditch

    February 18, 2014 9:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man was driving drunk when he crashed into a ditch after he did donuts in the fire department's front yard. The wreck happened on LA 426 west of LA 3245. The fire department was already on scene when police arrived, and said that... more »
  • Victim identified in car crash on I-110

    February 17, 2014 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The victim of a car crash on I-110 in Baton Rouge Sunday night, has been identified. Police say 21 year-old Cherie Bonner was a passenger in a car headed south on I-110, when it went off the road in the I-110 curve near the Scenic Highway overpass... more »
  • Hours after nasty spill, only bridge over MS River in North La. opens

    February 12, 2014 9:50 PM

    TALLULAH - The only bridge crossing the Mississippi River in the northern part of Louisiana finally opened late Wednesday night, nearly twenty-four hours after it was closed due to a pile-up of eighteen wheelers. At 4:00 a.m., six trucks crashed into each other. A tanker carrying a corrosive and... more »
  • Massive semi crash closes I-20, chemicals leak into river

    February 12, 2014 3:01 PM

    VICKSBURG, Miss. - Louisiana State Police said cleanup of a chemical spill on the I-20 bridge connecting Louisiana and Mississippi is finished, and troopers are working to clear multiple 18-wheelers which crashed into each other early Wednesday morning. At about 4 a.m., six 18-wheelers crashed after one slid into... more »
  • Alcohol suspected in St. Helena fatal crash

    February 6, 2014 11:37 AM

    DARLINGTON - Alcohol is suspected in a two vehicle crash that killed a 47 year old man in St. Helena Parish Wednesday afternoon. State Police believe Thomas Harrison of Paulding, Mississippi was impaired when his pickup crossed the centerline of La. Highway 10 and slammed into an 18-wheeler. Harrison... 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 »
  • 18-wheeler, train narrowly avoid disaster Play Video

    January 29, 2014 7:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-wheeler and train narrowly avoided disaster when icy roads sent the truck slipping and sliding in downtown Baton Rouge. It happened early Wednesday morning at the intersection of Florida and River Rd. The driver detoured from his planned route because of road closures in the... 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 »
  • Arrest made in armed robbery fatal crash

    January 23, 2014 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in the crash that killed a man while three armed robbery suspects were fleeing from police. Baton Rouge Police have charged 17-year-old Melvin Morgan with armed robbery, aggravated flight, hit and run, and manslaughter. The crash took place Monday night,... more »
  • George's Place rammed by car Play Video

    January 22, 2014 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A car smashed into the side of a bar near downtown Baton Rouge just as the evening rush was ending Wednesday. The wreck closed streets around the I-10/St. Ferdinand on ramp. Multiple police cruisers, a fire truck, and an ambulance were on scene. There were... more »
  • BRPD: Hit-and-run suspects also wanted for armed robbery Play Video

    January 21, 2014 7:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD says the three men wanted for a hit-and-run that killed another driver late Monday night were on-the-run from police from an armed robbery earlier in the day. The wreck happened at North 30th and Fairfields in Baton Rouge just before midnight on Monday. Witnesses said... more »
  • LSP: man driving speeding luxury car causes deadly crash

    January 20, 2014 9:16 PM

    HAMMOND- State Police arrested a man for causing a deadly crash on I-55 near I-12 Monday. Clifford Durio, 31, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish jail on a list of charges, including negligent homicide, negligent injuring, reckless operation, felon in possession of a firearm, and driving under suspension. ... more »
  • Man arrested for 3rd offense DWI in deadly crash

    January 17, 2014 8:25 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of third offense DWI after a passenger in a car he was driving died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash on December 1st. Kerry Kendrick, 36, was booked on vehicular homicide, DWI, and reckless operation charges. He posted a... more »
  • Owner of burned home given an ultimatum

    January 14, 2014 10:46 PM

    BAKER- City leaders gave a homeowner less than three months to demolish his home after it burned when a plane crashed into it seven months ago. Since the crash, the home has sat vacant and charred. Neighbors say it's an eyesore and want it torn down. The pilot... more »
  • Trucker crushed by load after wreck

    January 9, 2014 2:15 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- A 61-year-old cement truck driver died after he lost control of his truck and wrecked Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said Albert Rucker of Baton Rouge was crushed by the mixer when the truck crashed. The accident happened on Merritt Evans Road about 4:30 p.m. ... more »
  • Cement truck crash closes highway

    January 8, 2014 10:22 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Sheriff's deputies closed Merritt Evans Road late Wednesday evening after a cement truck overturned. According to the sheriff's office website, the highway could be closed for a few hours overnight as crews investigate the crash and clear the wreckage. Deputies have not released specifics about what happened,... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman dies in car crash

    January 7, 2014 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A single car crash in Baton Rouge has claimed the life of one woman. It happened on Monday around 3:38 p.m. in the 900 block of Tara Boulevard. Police say 57 year-old Patti Reed was headed north on Tara, when she went across the median... more »
  • Traffic backed up for miles on I-10 east near Ramah

    January 5, 2014 3:48 PM

    RAMAH- Interstate 10 Eastbound near Ramah is experiencing heavy congestion after a crash. Traffic is passing through one lane on I-10 heading into Baton Rouge. Take 190 as an alternate route to Baton Rouge from Lafayette. Traffic delays extend for five miles. 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 »
  • Baton Rouge man dies in fiery motorcycle crash

    January 2, 2014 9:16 PM

    THIBODAUX- A man from Baton Rouge died on a highway in Lafourche Parish when his motorcycle crashed and caught on fire while he was pinned in the wreckage Thursday. State Police said Thomas Grems, 54, died on LA 308 just after 4 p.m. Grems was trapped between the... more »
  • St. Tammany deputy in critical condition

    January 2, 2014 11:07 AM

    ST. TAMMANY - A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after a single-vehicle crash early Thursday morning. Deputy Cody Talley was transported to University Hospital in New Orleans. He underwent surgery this morning and is listed in stable but critical condition. Investigators are trying to... 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 »
  • One dead in Highland Rd. wreck

    December 6, 2013 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One person died in a wreck that closed Highland Road Friday night. Two people were in one car that crashed, authorities said. The wreck happened near the observatory between Pecue and Siegen. One person was taken to the hospital with injuries the second person died at... more »
  • Boat crash kills man in Livingston Parish

    December 6, 2013 11:27 AM

    SPRINGFIELD - The cause of a boating crash that killed a man in Livingston Parish is under investigation. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents are looking into the Dec. 5 single vessel crash that killed 68-year-old Emil Durbin of Springfield. LDWF agents were called in about the... more »
  • Snarled traffic ruins Friday commute

    December 6, 2013 8:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Getting around town Friday has not been easy since multiple traffic issues caused serious issues on highways and interstates. On I-10, a wreck stopped traffic on both east and westbound lanes at Perkins Road. Traffic was clogged in all directions; over the river into Port Allen in... 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 »
  • Gonzales woman killed in car crash

    November 28, 2013 12:10 PM

    CONVENT - A Gonzales woman was killed in a crash last night in St. James Parish. 48-year-old Griselda Davis died after the two vehicle crash on La. Highway 70 west of La. Highway 3125. State Police say the a 46-year-old St. James resident, Elaine Lewis, crossed the centerline... more »
  • Man killed in Sunday crash identified

    November 24, 2013 9:28 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE- A man from Pierre Part is dead after he was thrown from his car Sunday, according to State Troopers. It happened on LA 401 in Napoleonville. Investigators identified the man as 30-year old Kerry Huey. The investigation revealed Huey lost control of his truck, over corrected then flipped.... more »
  • Mysterious semi hit by train

    November 22, 2013 10:30 PM

    WALKER- Police responded to what is described as a minor train collision Friday night. Police said an 18-wheeler, loaded with pipes, did not clear the railroad crossing before a train collided into the load. The truck driver apparently did not know his trailer was struck, and kept driving. ... more »
  • Deadly curve in Watson Play Video

    November 20, 2013 5:35 PM

    WATSON - A curve in Livingston Parish was the scene of deadly crash last night, and residents want changes to prevent future deaths there. State Police said on Tuesday night Lena Johnson of Denham Springs was headed west on LA 1024 just east of LA 16 when the wreck... more »
  • Search and rescue continues after jet crash

    November 20, 2013 8:02 AM

    DANIA BEACH, Fla. - Coast Guard officials say search and rescue efforts continue for two people who were aboard a jet en route to Mexico that plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off Florida. Two people have been confirmed dead. The Coast Guard said early Wednesday that crews were searching... 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 »
  • NASCAR to mandate concussion testing

    October 25, 2013 8:47 AM

    CHARLOTTE - NASCAR will mandate baseline concussion testing for its drivers starting next season. NASCAR only recommended the testing this season, but indicated to drivers that a preseason baseline screening could become mandatory as early as 2014. The baseline will be used to measure against test results after a... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Elderly couple dies in crash

    October 10, 2013 11:32 AM

    FERRIDAY - An elderly couple was killed in a three vehicle crash last night in Ferriday. State police say the accident happened around 8:40p.m.on U.S. Highway 84 at Ferriday Drive. 77-year-old Carolyn Smith was driving a pickup that went through the intersection at Highway 84. Two cars... more »
  • Pilot dead in helicopter crash

    October 9, 2013 12:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The pilot of a helicopter which crashed after lifting off from a Gulf production platform died in the incident, according to the company which operates the platform. Bobbie Ireland, Director of Corporate Communications Americas for Woodgroup, said the contracted helicopter was picking up three Woodgroup employees... more »
  • Officer hurt in heroin-related wreck

    October 8, 2013 11:54 AM

    SLIDELL - A Slidell police officer was hurt after a suspected heroin user crashed into the officer's police vehicle. The police lieutenant is recovering from minor injuries in the incident that took place Monday afternoon. Police say 32-year-old Ronald Ceplina crashed into the police vehicle while it was... more »
  • Injured driver requires second surgery

    October 8, 2013 8:01 AM

    HOUSTON - Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will need a second surgery on the broken right ankle he suffered when his car went airborne into the fence during the last lap of the Grand Prix of Houston. Franchitti also fractured two vertebrae in his spine and received a... more »
  • Multiple fatalities reported in Tenn. bus crash

    October 2, 2013 2:39 PM

    DANDRIDGE, Tenn. - Authorities say a tire on a church bus blew out and the bus hit a tractor-trailer and sport utility vehicle in northeastern Tennessee, killing eight people. The state Department of Safety and Homeland Security said the chartered bus crossed the median in Jefferson County about 2 p.m.... more »

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