December 19, 2014 1:37 AM
NEW ROADS, LA - Blaire Bass celebrated signing day like any other high school senior.
A big celebration in the gym of her school, Catholic of Pointe Coupee, surrounded by family and friends congratulating her as she signed with Auburn. But the road leading east to Auburn, Alabama was... more »
December 17, 2014 12:16 PM
CHARLOTTE, NC - Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has returned to practice eight days after an automobile accident left him with two fractures in his lower back. Newton, wearing a long sleeve black shirt under his red practice jersey and a helmet, participated in all of the team drills Wednesday and... more »
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 »
December 15, 2014 12:28 PM
PIERRE PART- A Hammond man was arrested and charged with a 3rd offense DWI Friday night after his vehicle ran off the road, crashing into a house with such force that the building was knocked off of its foundation.
According to Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputies, Joseph Marcus Dabadie, 23,... more »
December 15, 2014 7:43 AM
MARKSVILLE - Authorities say a 61-year-old Pineville man died when his motorcycle was struck by a car in Avoyelles Parish. The accident happened around 5:35 p.m. Sunday on Louisiana Highway 107 north of Marksville. Master Trooper Scott Moreau says a car driven by 50-year-old David C. O'Quinn, of Marksville, pulled... more »
December 15, 2014 7:14 AM
SHREVEPORT - Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies say a small plane crashed in Red River after its pilot reported landing gear problems. Detective Bobby Herring says the crash was reported just before 1:20 p.m. Sunday, after the airplane, attempting a landing at Shreveport's Downtown Airport. Herring said the pilot was told... more »
December 15, 2014 6:46 AM
BATON ROUGE - Your morning commute isn't off to a good start this week, with traffic backed-up to the I-10/I-12 split following an accident on the new Mississippi River Bridge.
The wreck happened around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning. Hazmat was called to the scene to clean-up diesel leaking from... more »
December 11, 2014 11:49 AM
BATON ROUGE - All lanes are back open after a car crashed into a guardrail on I-10 East just before the noon rush began.
The left and center lanes were closed for roughly 45 minutes as crews worked to clear the wreckage.
The queue from this incident has... more »
December 9, 2014 10:43 PM
BATON ROUGE - Family members of two girls who survived a DWI crash Tuesday said the girls had surgery late in the evening to repair broken bones sustained in the crash.
Bones in driver Camille Carline's arm were shattered. Her sister, Colleen Carline, 16, suffered a broken back. Their... more »
December 9, 2014 4:21 AM
GAITHERSBURG, MD - Federal investigators have recovered the cockpit voice and flight data recorders from a private jet that crashed into a Maryland house, killing all three aboard and a mother and her two young sons in the home. Residents near a regional airport say they heard the plane flying... more »
December 8, 2014 11:55 AM
LAFAYETTE - Lafayette police are investigating a fatal crash that happened at the intersection of Interstate 10 and Ambassador Caffery. Police say the driver of a pickup was traveling on the westbound I-10 on-ramp early Monday morning when the vehicle left the roadway, ejecting the drive. Investigators say the driver,... more »
December 8, 2014 11:53 AM
GAITHERSBURG, MD - Three residents of a house hit by a small, private jet were among six people killed in the crash in Maryland's Montgomery County. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Steve Lohr says three people were aboard the jet when it crashed Monday into the home in Gaithersburg,... more »
December 8, 2014 6:35 AM
MIAMI, FL - Three people died and eight were injured in a crash that happened after a motorist hit a bear along a two-lane road in the Florida Everglades and stopped. Authorities say a Cadillac Escalade hit the bear Sunday evening and people in a second vehicle had stopped to... more »
December 4, 2014 10:15 AM
GROSSE TETE - State Police reopened the westbound lanes of I-10 in Iberville Parish nearly seven hours after a wreck with two 18-wheelers blocked the highway.
Troopers said one of the big rig drivers would be cited for following too closely, which State Police said led to the wreck.... more »
December 3, 2014 1:32 PM
GONZALES - A driver died overnight after State Police said they wrecked at an Ascension Parish construction zone, the second wreck to happen there in recent days.
Troopers said Kirk Canova, 42, died after he smashed into a dump truck on Highway 30 west of I-10 near South St.... more »
December 2, 2014 7:57 PM
BURIEN, WASHINGTON- A driver crashed into a sporting goods store and police say he did it on purpose to steal guns and then tried to hide in the ceiling.
The accused thief was arrested after a four-hour stand-off with authorities.
The vehicle crashed through a metal grate and... more »
December 2, 2014 3:42 PM
KNOXVILLE, TN - Two buses carrying children home from an intermediate and a primary school collided on a Tennessee highway, killing two children and an adult. Another 23 people were injured in the Tuesday afternoon crash. Police did not immediately say what caused the crash that sent one of the... more »
December 1, 2014 3:41 PM
BATON ROUGE- Three people jumped into a neighborhood lake after watching a vehicle get rear-ended and careen into the body of water off Nicholson Drive Monday afternoon.
The St. George Fire Department said there was only one person in the vehicle, the driver, when it was hit and driven... more »
December 1, 2014 11:55 AM
PORT ALLEN - The left lane of I-10 East on the Mississippi River Bridge was briefly blocked late Monday morning after a crash and traffic backed up to LA-415 as a result.
The crash happened shortly before noon on I-10. Traffic continued to pass through the center and right... more »
December 1, 2014 10:31 AM
WASHINGTON - A U.S. Air Force pilot was killed when an F-16 crashed while returning to its base in the Middle East. The U.S. Central Command, which is in charge of American military operations in the Mideast, said the fighter jet crashed in a non-combat incident late Sunday night while... more »
November 24, 2014 9:04 AM
HAMMOND - State Police believe a woman was driving drunk when she crashed Sunday night, killing her father.
Amber Hoyt, 22, ran off the side of La. 1064, drove down an enbankment and hit her tree. Police say Douglas Hoyt, 45, wasn't wearing his seat belt and died from... more »
November 24, 2014 6:43 AM
MANDEVILLE - St. Tammany Parish authorities have identified the driver of a sport utility vehicle that went over the railing of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway into the water. Divers with the sheriff's office recovered the SUV Sunday afternoon. The driver, 38-year-old David Zapot of Lacombe, was still in the vehicle.... more »
November 24, 2014 3:36 AM
VIDALIA - Louisiana State Police say two men are dead after a fiery crash in Concordia Parish. Master Trooper Daniel Moreau says a pickup truck was trying to turn left from Louisiana Highway 565 and collided with a northbound Volkswagen, which overturned and caught fire. He says the VW's driver,... more »
November 24, 2014 3:27 AM
IOWA - Louisiana State Police say a crash in Calcasieu Parish killed a Lake Charles teenager and injured a woman from Jennings. Master Trooper Daniel Moreau says 16-year-old Britney Anne Trahan apparently failed to yield at a stop sign when entering U.S. 90. He says her Toyota Scion was hit... more »
November 22, 2014 4:37 PM
METAIRIE, La. - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy has been hospitalized after his vehicle was struck as he provided security for a film shoot in Metairie. The sheriff's office says Deputy Sean Williams' police cruiser was hit about 2:20 a.m. Saturday. Williams was working a detail and was seated in... more »
November 20, 2014 11:27 AM
CALHOUN - Louisiana State Police say three children and two adults from a family in Texas were killed when their vehicle veered off the interstate and rolled over in northeast Louisiana. State police spokesman Michael Reichardt says the car was driven by a 16-year-old who likely fell asleep at the... more »
November 19, 2014 10:15 PM
BATON ROUGE- A motorcyclist was killed in a high-speed crash Wednesday.
Sheriff's deputies said John McCurley, 34, was thrown from his bike and died on the scene. The crash happened in the 18000 block of North Joor Road.
Crash investigators said McCurley was seen speeding around other vehicles... more »
November 19, 2014 9:59 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Officials have removed two bodies from Lake Pontchartrain, both of them roughly about a mile from the runway at the lakefront airport Wednesday.
The first body was reported found about 9 a.m.
The discovery of the body was followed shortly by the report of a... more »
November 17, 2014 10:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge is notorious for traffic congestion and wrecks snarl your commute, almost daily. News Two's Alexa Vogue narrowed the five most dangerous intersections and the spots identified are where you're most likely to get into a crash.
While there is no sure way to ever... more »
November 14, 2014 9:43 PM
BATON ROUGE - A doctor with the Alabama crimson tide football team says he used makeshift items to stabilize an LSU officer after a crash Saturday night.
"His tibia was broken. It was through the skin and he had a broken leg above that so we stabilized it," Dr.... more »
November 14, 2014 5:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - A school bus driver was hospitalized with minor injuries after a wreck on Highland Road early Friday evening.
The accident happened in the 2000 block of Highland Road near McKinley at around 4:30 p.m when a vehicle ran into the boarding side door of Children's Charter... more »
November 12, 2014 6:09 AM
PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police say a Geismar man was killed in a car crash early Wednesday morning.
The wreck happened around 2:30 a.m. on U.S. Hwy 61 north of LA Hwy 73 in Ascension Parish. Accident investigators say Cody Viator, 27, was killed after his car ran into a... more »
November 7, 2014 2:00 AM
BOISE, ID - An Idaho National Guard spokesman says the two crew members are dead after their Army National Guard helicopter crashed Thursday night in Boise. Col. Tim Marsano confirmed the deaths but did not release any details on the two pilots. He says the cause of the crash is... more »
November 2, 2014 11:56 AM
WALKER - Police say a single car crash killed a woman early Sunday morning.
It happened on Cane Market Road near LA Hwy 16 in Walker, about 2 and a half miles from where 11 kids and one adult were hurt in a hayride crash.
Officials say Stephanie... more »
November 2, 2014 11:22 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Two buses transporting the Washington Redskins to their game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday collided on a highway exit ramp while driving to TCF Stadium. The Redskins tweeted that the team had arrived safely at the stadium and team spokesman Tony Wyllie said that the accident will... more »
November 1, 2014 12:03 PM
BREAUX BRIDGE, La. - State Police say they intend to arrest a man who struck three girls walking to school, killing two. In a Friday news conference, troopers said that 32-year-old Jeremy Abraham was driving twice the speed limit when he hit the girls Thursday morning on a Breaux (BROH)... more »
November 1, 2014 10:28 AM
WALKER- State police have identified the drivers in Friday's hayride crash that injured 11 kids and one adult.
Officials say Ashley Posey, 37, was driving the Honda ATV that was pulling the utility trailer. Victoria Farr, 33, rear ended Posey on LA Hwy 1024 near LA Hwy 447.
... more »
October 31, 2014 11:21 PM
BREAUX BRIDGE- The mother of a driver implicated in a crash where two children died and a third was left in critical condition at a hospital in Baton Rouge said her son was PTSD and needed help.
Jeremy Abraham , 32, hit and killed Cornasha Flugence, 15, Kylee Henry,... more »
October 31, 2014 11:44 AM
BATON ROUGE - State Police held a press conference Friday morning following the deaths of two Breaux Bridge teens during a Thursday morning crash.
Troopers say just before 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 30, 32-year-old Jeremy Abraham was driving his pickup truck more than twice the speed limit before hitting... more »
October 31, 2014 11:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - A crash on River Road between South Stadium and Gourrier Avenue near LSU's campus sent one person to the hospital with injuries on Friday morning.
According to witnesses, a southbound SUV ran off the road and hit a Lexus sedan traveling northbound in the opposite lane... more »
October 31, 2014 2:06 AM
WICHITA, KS - Authorities say the "real work" will start Friday to recover the remains of four people who died when a small plane crashed into a building at a Kansas airport. Jet fuel from the twin-engine Beechcraft King Air burned so hot after the crash Thursday morning that portions... more »
October 29, 2014 10:55 AM
ROBERT - Authorities say a 44-year-old Robert man died in a single vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 190 in Tangipahoa Parish. Master Trooper Greg Marchand says Bobby Creekmore Jr. was eastbound Tuesday night when his car ran off the road and struck a culvert. Marchand said Creekmore was taken to... more »
October 28, 2014 5:55 AM
NEW IBERIA - State police say a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 14 has claimed the life of a 42-year-old Jeanerette man. Master Trooper Brooks David says Michael Dooley of New Iberia was traveling west on Highway 14 Monday night when he turned left into the path of a motorcycle.... more »
October 27, 2014 7:41 AM
NAPOLEONVILLE - State police say a head-on crash on La. Highway 1 in Assumption Parish killed a 10-year-old girl and injured 3 others. Trooper Evan Harrell says Neveah Pierson, of Gray, died when the car she was riding crossed the center line and struck another car Sunday afternoon. Harrell says... more »
October 23, 2014 4:34 PM
FREDERICK, MD - A fire department official says three people were killed and two others were injured when an airplane and a helicopter collided in midair at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland. Capt. Kevin Fox of Frederick County Fire and Rescue says the collision occurred at 3:40 p.m. He says... more »
October 23, 2014 10:38 AM
PRAIRIEVILLE - The mother of state Senator Dan Claitor has died from injuries she sustained during a wreck in Ascension Parish over the weekend, according to Louisiana State Police.
Nancy Claitor, 80, along with her husband Robert Claitor, 88, were taken to a Baton Rouge area hospital after they... more »
October 22, 2014 5:46 AM
WEST MONROE - State police say a Monroe man died when his car ran off the road into a ditch and overturned. The accident happened Tuesday on Louisiana Highway 143 near West Monroe. Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt says 32-year-old Jason Jones of Monroe was not wearing a seatbelt and was... more »
October 16, 2014 10:47 PM
NORWOOD - State Police arrested a tractor driver in connection with an October 1st crash involving two 18-wheelers.
Troopers released details of their investigation and subsequent arrest late Thursday. Edward G. Delee, 52, was booked into the East Feliciana Parish Jail. Delee was charged with hit-and-run driving, negligent injuring... more »
October 15, 2014 6:34 PM
BATON ROUGE- Danny Morris didn't pull punches when speaking about the defense attorney for the man accused of hitting him and killing his best friend.
"That guy is a complete hillbilly moron," said Morris, referring to the defense's attempt to put onus on the two cyclist because they were... more »
October 14, 2014 11:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - Two people were trapped by a vehicle which crashed through the front doors of a dentist office on Bluebonnet Blvd. Tuesday morning.
The St. George Fire Department and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of the accident that happened in the 4400... more »
October 13, 2014 6:34 PM
WHITE CASTLE - After a train accident killed three people in a car that tried to cross the tracks while a guard rail was down, residents want changes to a rail line through the town.
Clifton Davis, 37, Courtney Canada, 25, and Andrea Foster, 33, were killed in the... more »
October 9, 2014 4:20 PM
ST. AMANT - Three buses, with an estimated 50 students in each vehicle, collided in a chain reaction as buses were leaving St. Amant High School on Thursday afternoon.
According to law enforcement in Ascension Parish, the first bus turned out of the high school located at Church Point... more »
October 8, 2014 9:02 AM
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - Authorities say a pilot is dead after his air tanker crashed while fighting a California wildfire near Yosemite National Park. State fire spokeswoman Alyssa Smith says Tuesday night that rescue crews reached the wreckage of the crash and confirmed the pilot's death several hours after... more »
October 5, 2014 1:18 PM
WALKER - Police have identified the man who was killed crossing Florida Boulevard in Walker as Harold Eggleston, 61.
Walker police say Eggleston was heading westbound when he stopped his tractor-trailer in the center turning lane of Florida Boulevard at the North Corbin Road intersection. He got out of... more »
October 3, 2014 9:48 AM
BATON ROUGE - State Police said two Baton Rouge women were not wearing their seat belts when they wrecked and died in a crash on I-10 Friday morning.
Troopers said Keona K. Bobo, 21, and her passenger Brittany J. Bright, 20, died in the wreck east of Highway 61... more »
October 1, 2014 9:03 PM
NORWOOD - Highway 67 south of the state line was closed Wednesday evening as State Police worked a crash involving two 18-wheelers.
Authorities said little information was available shortly after the wreck, but did describe the crash as being a "serious injury" collision. The wreck happened about a mile... more »
October 1, 2014 10:22 AM
JACKSON - State police say a 43-year-old Geismar man, who was not wearing his seatbelt, died in a one car accident on U.S. Highway 61 in East Feliciana Parish. Trooper First Class Jared Sandifer says a car being driven by James Kent Jr. ran off the highway around 10 p.m.... more »
September 29, 2014 9:44 PM
WAKEFIELD - State Police anticipate Highway 61 in rural West Feliciana will be closed well into Monday night and into early Tuesday morning after a truck carrying soybeans overturned.
Troopers advised southbound lanes of the highway are closed at Brown Road. Brown Road is south of Highway 421/Spillman Road.... more »
September 29, 2014 6:06 AM
MONROE - Authorities are investigating a three vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 139 in Ouachita Parish that claimed the life of a Monroe man. Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt says 59-year-old Mark Dent was southbound on Highway 139 Sunday afternoon when his car struck the rear of another car that a... more »
September 29, 2014 6:05 AM
LEESVILLE - State police say two people died in a single-vehicle crash on West Hawthorne Road near U.S. Highway 171 in Vernon Parish. Master Trooper Scott Moreau says the driver, a 21-year-old man from Fort Polk, has been identified, but that victim's name has not been made public as Fort... more »
September 26, 2014 6:38 AM
OAK RIDGE - State police say a 63-year-old Rayville woman died when she failed to stop at a stop sign and collided head-on with an 18-wheeler. Trooper Michael Reichardt says Shirley Nobles was traveling south on Percy Higgins Road Thursday when she failed to stop at the intersection of La.... more »
September 25, 2014 10:10 PM
MAUREPAS - State Police believe speed was a factor in a crash where a motorcyclist died Thursday evening.
Irvin W. Lachney, 35, died in the single vehicle wreck on LA Hwy 22 east of LA Hwy 16. Lachney appears to have lost control in a curve, drove into a... more »
September 25, 2014 7:50 AM
OPELOUSAS - State police say a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Interstate 49 south of Opelousas has claimed the life of a Lafayette man. The accident occurred shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Master Trooper Brooks David says 67-year-old Donald Royer was riding a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound... more »
September 25, 2014 7:07 AM
LAROSE - State police say two men died when a pickup truck crashed head-on into a tractor trailer and then was hit by a dump truck in Lafourche Parish. Trooper Evan Harrell identified the victims as 38-year-old Murphy Callais Jr., of Cut Off, and 62-year-old Lloyd Coleman, of Thibodaux. Harrell... more »
September 25, 2014 3:18 AM
PLAIN DEALING - A crash involving a train and a log truck in Bossier Parish has left a Simsboro man dead. A preliminary investigation by Louisiana State Police shows that a 2015 Mack tractor, pulling an empty log trailer, was headed west Wednesday on Industrial Drive near Louisiana Highway 3... more »