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  • BRPD officer involved in motorcycle crash while escorting funeral procession

    September 2, 2015 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - According to Baton Rouge Police, a motorcycle officer was involved in a crash just before 2 p.m. Wednesday. The wreck happened at the intersection of Highland Road and West Parker Blvd close to LSU's campus. Witnesses said the crash happened while the officer was escorting... more »
  • Troopers seek to ID bicyclist killed in US 190 crash

    September 1, 2015 11:44 AM

    ROBERT - Louisiana State Police report a bicyclist was killed Monday night when she was rear-ended by an SUV as she attempted to ride across the US 190 Tangipahoa River Bridge. The yet to be identified woman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner's Office... more »
  • New information released in jug-tossing incidents

    August 31, 2015 9:46 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Bond was set at $105,000 for three teenagers accused of throwing water jugs at vehicles in Ascension Parish. Investigators released new information about the cases Monday, adding there were reports of vandalism as early as Aug. 17. Deputies said on that date a driver reported their vehicle... more »
  • Ultra Light plane crashes in St. Amant

    August 30, 2015 10:45 PM

    ST. AMANT - An Ultra Light plane went down in St. Amant Sunday evening. Witnesses told the Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad they saw the plane drop from over 100 feet in the air. The pilot sustained moderate injuries and is being treated in a local hospital.... more »
  • Fatal wrong way crash on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish

    August 26, 2015 9:51 AM

    AMITE- One person has died in a two vehicle accident Wednesday on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish between Independence and Amite. Louisiana State Police have identified the victim in the accident as 22-year-old Summer Allen Graves of Amite. Police say the accident was reported about 3 a.m. Police say investigators... more »
  • Volunteers pitch in to help ATV crash survivor Play Video

    August 21, 2015 7:53 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Volunteers surprised a Denham Springs boy who nearly died in an ATV wreck with a project to help him get around at home. The volunteers from Turner Industries and Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge built two-year-old Brantly Williams a wheelchair ramp so he can easily get in... more »
  • Police officer and 1 other injured in crash

    August 21, 2015 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A police officer and another unidentified person were taken to the hospital this morning after a crash on Perkins Road near Quail Run. Authorities say a truck pulled out in front of the police officer causing him to quickly swerve out of the way and collide... 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 »
  • Accident blocks right lanes on I-12 at Juban Road

    August 20, 2015 8:41 AM

    UPDATE (8:20 a.m.)- All lanes are now open. ------------------------ BATON ROUGE- A crash is blocking the two right lanes on I-12 West at Juban Road. Traffic is only passing through the left lane. The backup from the accident has reached beyond Juban Road. We'll... more »
  • Deadly wreck investigated in Clinton check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 18, 2015 10:41 AM

    CLINTON - State police said an Amite man died and nine people were hurt in a three-vehicle wreck Tuesday morning in East Feliciana Parish. Troopers said 51-year-old James McFadden III died in the wreck on Plank Road north of LA 959 around 8 a.m. Investigators said an 18-year-old... more »
  • One dead in Point Coupee crash

    August 15, 2015 5:00 PM

    A man is dead after crashing into an Acadian Ambulance head on. It happened in Pointe Coupee Parish on LA 411 south of US 190 around 7:00 pm Friday evening. 61 year old Brett Bergeron of Lottie, LA was traveling southbound on LA 411 in a 2008... more »
  • Driver fatigue cited as cause of crash that injured comedian

    August 11, 2015 12:02 PM

    WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board is blaming a fatigued Wal-Mart truck driver for a highway crash last year that severely injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian. However, the board also said the failure of Morgan and other passengers riding in a limousine-van to wear seatbelts... more »
  • Two killed in crash in East Feliciana Parish

    August 8, 2015 2:28 PM

    SLAUGHTER - State Police say two people were killed in a crach Saturday morning when their car drove off the side of the road, hit a concrete support and erupted in flames. The crash happened around 4 a.m. on LA-19 in East Feliciana Parish, north of LA-956. The... more »
  • Numerous injuries reported in BR crash

    August 3, 2015 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Multiple people were taken to area hospitals after a crash late Monday night. The wreck closed a portion of Burbank Drive between West Lee and Ben Hur Road. Numerous police and emergency personnel responded to the scene. Police said it appears one vehicle was involved... more »
  • Police release name of cyclist killed in crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 3, 2015 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said Clifford Gouner, 64, was killed in a crash with an SUV while riding his bicycle Monday afternoon. The crash happened near Goodwood and Lobdell Avenue in the westbound lanes of traffic. Police had the roadway blocked off immediately following the incident. Crash investigators... more »
  • Three adults, 8-month old dead in New Iberia crash

    August 2, 2015 1:20 PM

    NEW IBERIA, La. - The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office says three adults and an 8-month-old baby died after an SUV ran off the road, hit a guard rail and overturned in New Iberia. Maj. Ryan Turner, a sheriff's office spokesman, says that a 7-year-old boy was the only survivor of... more »
  • Two pedestrians killed in Tangipahoa Parish crash

    August 1, 2015 12:47 PM

    HUSSER, La. - Two female pedestrians were killed after being struck by a vehicle on LA 1062 Saturday morning. Charlotte Woods Ross, 32, and Angel Simmons, 28, were walking in the center of LA 1062’s eastbound travel lane around 4 a.m., when a vehicle being driven by Katy Robertson,... more »
  • Man found dead in overturned car in EBR Parish

    July 31, 2015 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 25-year-old man has been found dead in his overturned vehicle in northern East Baton Rouge after he ran off U.S. Highway 61 north of La. 64. Louisiana State Police began an investigation into Thursday's single-vehicle crash after a state Department of Transportation and Development worker found... more »
  • Semi slams into house, bursts into flames

    July 30, 2015 9:54 PM

    PORT BARRE - Everyone involved in a fiery semi crash here Thursday escaped mostly unharmed. It's a remarkable story to tell, considering the inferno that stopped traffic and caused smoke to billow high into the sky. The semi slammed into a house after a tire blow-out. The crash... more »
  • Get the waffles! Maple syrup spills on New Hampshire highway

    July 27, 2015 5:46 PM

    KEENE, NH - The only thing missing was the waffles. Authorities in Keene, New Hampshire, were in for some sticky times when a load of maple syrup shifted in a tractor trailer and leaked very slowly all over a main highway. Police Sgt. Thaddeus Derendal says about 220 gallons of... more »
  • Report: Speed caused 27 percent of La. traffic death in 2013

    July 22, 2015 7:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A new report finds speeding was a factor in at least 27 percent of Louisiana traffic fatalities in 2013. A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study says the state had 703 traffic fatalities two years ago and 193 stemmed in part from speeding. More than 9,600 people nationally... more »
  • Murdered man found in car crashed on church property Play Video

    July 21, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning in Baton Rouge. Police responded to a crash around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning near Hundred Oaks Avenue at Acadian. One man was found dead in a car that had run off the road. Investigators say the man... more »
  • Teen will survive hit-and-run, driver wanted check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 20, 2015 4:31 PM

    ALBANY - A 14-year-old boy is expected to survive after a hit-and-run crash Friday night outside of the town of Albany. The crash happened before 10 p.m. on Louisiana Highway 43 near Highway 40. The boy and another person were walking down the highway when a pickup truck struck... more »
  • Man killed after hitting shopping cart

    July 19, 2015 12:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 41-year-old man died when his motorcycle hit a shopping cart on a six-lane highway and he was thrown from the motorcycle. Officer Garry Flot says the New Orleans man was riding north about 12:30 a.m. Sunday on South Carrollton Avenue near a... more »
  • NOPD officer dies from sustained injuries

    July 18, 2015 11:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Police Officer Vernell Brown Jr. has died after he was struck by a car earlier this week. The police department announced in a news release Saturday at the 17-year veteran of the department died Friday night in a local hospital. The 47-year-old Brown was struck... 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 »
  • 1 dead in highway crash

    July 10, 2015 9:49 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- One man was killed in a car crash in Livingston Parish late Thursday night. Louisiana State Police say an unidentified man was driving north on LA 16 when his car crossed over the middle line and collided with another vehicle head-on. Police are not sure what caused... more »
  • Fatal crash leaves 1 dead, 1 in serious condition

    July 8, 2015 9:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are trying to figure out what caused a truck crash that killed one person and left another in critical condition. Louisiana State Police say Tasha Gross, 35, and Marcus Castille, 42, were traveling southbound on LA 410 when the Chevy Avalanche they were riding in flipped over.... more »
  • 19-year-old dies from injuries in crash

    July 4, 2015 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old died from injuries sustained in a crash earlier this week, the Louisiana State Police said Saturday. Lolene Collyer of Denham Springs died Friday night. Collyer died at a hospital in Baton Rouge a day after the crash in Watson. Thursday, Collyer turned into... more »
  • Serious Airline Hwy crash injures mother, 4-year-old daughter

    July 3, 2015 3:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge Police officer came to the rescue as he assisted a mother and her 4-year-old daughter following a serious crash on Airline Highway Thursday night. Sergeant Duke Staples arrived at the scene in the 9000 block of Airline to find the little girl barefoot,... more »
  • Kenner woman killed in head on crash on I-10 crash in Port Allen

    July 3, 2015 3:01 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A Kenner woman was killed Friday morning in a two vehicle crash on I-10 East at LA 415 near the Lobdell exit. State Police reported the woman killed in the wreck was 66-year-old Yvonne Gooch. The accident happened shortly after 8 a.m. Troopers say their... more »
  • Traffic backs up after I-10W crash on Miss. River Bridge

    July 3, 2015 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials closed several lanes of I-10 West on the Mississippi River Bridge following an accident Friday morning. Traffic is currently backed up to the I-10/12 split as crews work to clear the wreckage. Shortly after 11:30 a.m., LA DOTD announced all lanes were back open.... more »
  • Mississippi man dies in Baton Rouge crash

    June 28, 2015 5:58 PM

    ZACHARY, La. - Louisiana State Police say a Mississippi man was thrown from his pickup truck and died when he ran off U.S. 61 near Zachary, Louisiana, and hit a culvert. Trooper First Class Bryan Lee, a state police spokesman, says 44-year-old Steven Byrd of Woodville, Mississippi, was not wearing... more »
  • 18-wheeler crash causes night-long I-10 closure

    June 19, 2015 6:49 PM

    UPDATE - I-10 was opened at 3 am. WHISKEY BAY - An interstate closure lingered into late Friday night and could last until early Saturday morning after multiple 18-wheelers wrecked earlier in the day. I-10 West closed shortly before 6 p.m. at Whiskey Bay on the Atchafalaya Basin... more »
  • Woman dies from stabbing, not car crash

    June 15, 2015 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 36-year-old woman stabbed in a fight Sunday morning died from those stab wounds and not from the crash that threw her from the vehicle, police said. Tomica Jacobs got stabbed in the groin during a fight in the 4100 block of Levera St. Someone... more »
  • Mother demands tougher penalty after deadly crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 12, 2015 6:45 PM

    NEW ROADS - A grieving mother is demanding a tougher penalty for a teen driver after her daughter died in a Christmas time crash in Livonia. The case is now before a Pointe Coupee grand jury to consider increasing a traffic ticket to negligent homicide to the driver who... more »
  • Suicide may have led to crash that killed 3

    June 8, 2015 9:00 PM

    SEDONA, ARIZONA- A driver may have shot himself before crossing the center-line and plowing into an oncoming car that killed him and the two in the other vehicle. Police say a gun was found in a SUV driven by Ross Willoughby. Authorities aren't sure Willoughby shot himself but consider... more »
  • Single-vehicle crash closes Dalrymple Drive

    June 8, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dalrymple Drive near E. Campus on Fraternity Row was closed Monday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into a tree in front of the Delta Chi house. Traffic officials advised motorists to take alternate routes if travelling in the area as EMS vehicles were blocking the roadway... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash with big rig

    June 4, 2015 9:54 PM

    ALBANY - A man from East Feliciana Parish was killed when the motorcycle he was driving slammed into a big rig in Livingston Parish. The accident happened near Highway 43, north of Albany. State Police say Walter Booker, Jr., 42, came around a curve, couldn't stop in time, and... more »
  • 'Spatial disorientation' led to Black Hawk crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 4, 2015 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana National Guard says a black hawk helicopter that crashed off the coast of Florida in March was in the air less than five minutes before crashing into the water. "They hit the water at about 180 mph, which was catastrophic," said Col. Pete Schneider.... more »
  • Black Hawk crash investigation findings released

    June 4, 2015 9:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - An investigation into a deadly military helicopter crash found the Black Hawk's pilots became disoriented and lost control after hitting heavy nighttime fog during a joint training exercise. The March 10 crash off the coast of Florida killed four Louisiana-based Guardsmen and seven U. S. Marines.... more »
  • Report: Pilot error blamed for deadly Black Hawk crash

    June 3, 2015 8:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An international media outlet said it has obtained a copy of a report into the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter that killed four Hammond-based National Guard soldiers and seven Marines off the coast of Florida. The crash happened in March and is blamed on pilot... more »
  • Arlington exemption requested for soldier killed in helicopter crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 2, 2015 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of a Baton Rouge National Guard soldier killed in a training accident said he has been denied burial in Arlington National Cemetery. The family of 26-year-old Staff Sergeant Thomas Florich said the cemetery told them he could not be buried there because he was... more »
  • Man dies when his truck leaves road in Livingston Parish

    May 28, 2015 7:37 AM

    LIVINGSTON- State police say a 29-year-old Holden man died in a single-vehicle crash in Livingston Parish. Troopers were called to Louisiana Highway 42 about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, where they discovered the body of Mark Lineske. Authorities believe he was driving a pickup eastbound when he ran off the road entering... more »
  • Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

    May 26, 2015 11:26 AM

    WASHINGTON - Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers. The move follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer's actions just before the crash. The engineer, Brendan Bostian, suffered a... more »
  • John Nash, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, dies in NJ

    May 24, 2015 3:04 PM

    TRENTON, N.J. - The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind" has died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey. John Forbes Nash Jr. was 86. Police say John and Alicia Nash were killed in a taxi... more »
  • SUV going wrong way kills other driver, 18

    May 24, 2015 2:20 PM

    NEW IBERIA - Louisiana State Police say an SUV going the wrong way on U.S. 90 in Iberia Parish hit a pickup truck head-on, killing the truck's 18-year-old driver. Master Trooper Brooks David says Jordan Prince of Loreauville is dead and 31-year-old King Ellis of Jeanerette was severely injured. David... more »
  • 21-year-old killed in Ascension crash

    May 23, 2015 12:47 PM

    GONZALES - Troopers say a 21-year-old man from Gonzales was killed in a crash on US Hwy 61 south of Hwy 621 in Ascension Parish. Jason Williams, 24, was driving south on US Hwy 61 around 9:30 p.m. Friday when his car ran off the roadway and struck a... more »
  • Vehicle sought in deadly hit-and-run

    May 18, 2015 2:01 PM

    WALKER - Police identified a woman hit by two vehicles and killed while trying to cross Florida Boulevard in Baton Rouge this weekend, and said they're searching for one of the vehicles which fled the scene. Baton Rouge Police said 39-year-old Jannie Doiga died at the scene of the... more »
  • Amtrak trains heading south out of NYC again

    May 18, 2015 7:51 AM

    PHILADELPHIA- Amtrak trains are moving south out of New York again first time since the deadly crash last week. The first train left the Manhattan station about 5:30 a.m. Monday. Amtrak officials had said that trains along the busy Northeast Corridor from Washington to Boston would resume service Monday in... more »
  • Pedestrian killed in Baton Rouge under investigation

    May 17, 2015 2:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a 39-year-old woman was killed when she was hit by a vehicle Saturday night. Police say she was hit on Florida Boulevard near Lobdell and died at the scene. Information about the crash is limited at this time. Officials say the... more »
  • Young couple killed in I-49 crash caused by lightning

    May 16, 2015 4:43 PM

    BUNKIE, La.- State police say lightning struck a car driving through Evangeline Parish and that led to a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 49 that killed a young Covington couple. Police say a 1-year-old child in the couple's car survived. Master Trooper Brooks E. David says Austin Jones, 22, and Destinee... more »
  • LSP: Car struck by lighting, caused deadly crash

    May 15, 2015 11:17 PM

    BUNKIE - State Police believe a car being struck by lightning caused a deadly crash on I-49 Friday afternoon. Austin Jones, 22, and Destinee Jones, 24, died in the wreck. They were from Covington. A one-year-old riding with them survived. Investigators said Austin Jones ran into the back... more »
  • Investigators say train going 100+ mph before crash

    May 13, 2015 1:22 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Federal accident investigators say an Amtrak train was going over 100 mph prior to a derailment that killed seven people and injured about 200 others in Philadelphia. The National Transportation Safety Board said in a Twitter message that preliminary data showed the excessive speed, but further calibrations are... more »
  • Amtrak train traveling from Philadelphia to New York derails

    May 12, 2015 10:33 PM

    PHILADELPHIA, PA - An Amtrak train has crashed in Philadelphia, and several people appear to be injured. Train 188 was traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York City on Tuesday night when it crashed. The front of the train was going into a turn when it shook. An Associated Press... 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 »
  • Pregnant mother with serious injuries in St. Tammany crash

    May 10, 2015 2:39 PM

    COVINGTON, La. - A pregnant mother is being treated for serious injuries after a sedan and a garbage truck collided Sunday morning on the Northshore. The sedan had two young children inside along with their mother and father. The crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. near Hwy. 435... more »
  • 14-year-old killed in high speed crash in St. Tammany

    May 9, 2015 4:56 PM

    COVINGTON - State Police say a teenage passenger was the victim of a high speed crash in St. Tammany Parish early Saturday morning. Troopers say the driver, 21-year-old Brandon Bigner of Franklinton, was fleeing from authorities when he crossed over onto US 190 East and crashed into an 18-wheeler... more »
  • Alligator causes fatal crash on I-10

    May 8, 2015 9:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say an alligator crossing Interstate 10 caused a fatal two-vehicle crash. Police say a van was eastbound near an exit early Friday when the driver tried to avoid the alligator. Investigators say a car rear-ended the van. Police say the driver of the car was... more »
  • Baby killed in crash Tuesday night

    May 5, 2015 11:16 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A five-month-old died in a crash in Ascension Parish, State Police reported late Tuesday. Emanuel Lange, Jr., was killed in the crash and another 13-year-old was hurt when two vehicles collided at the intersection of Highway 61 and Highway 73 around six o'clock Tuesday night. Investigators said... more »
  • 3 bicyclists survive hit & run crash on Nicholson check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 5, 2015 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three bicyclists survived a hit and run crash in Baton Rouge Monday night, but Louisiana State Police are still looking for the driver of a red Nissan Frontier pickup truck. The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. On Nicholson near Innovation Park Drive as the bicyclists... more »
  • 18-wheeler plunges of Louisiana bridge, bursts into flames

    May 1, 2015 5:11 AM

    LAKE CHARLES- An 18-wheeler fell off a Louisiana river bridge and burst into flames. KPLC-TV reports the truck fell off the eastbound side of the Calcasieu River Bridge on Interstate 10 in Lake Charles Thursday night around 10:45 p.m. The 18-wheeler then caught fire. The condition of the driver is... more »
  • 3 deputies injured after high-speed chase leads to crash

    April 29, 2015 3:06 AM

    Kenner- Three Louisiana deputies have been injured after a high-speed chase with an attempted murder suspect ended in a crash. The Advocate reports three St. John the Baptist Parish deputies chased suspect Cory Hebert west of New Orleans Tuesday night into Kenner. The chase ended in a crash, injuring the... more »
  • Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash

    April 27, 2015 1:46 PM

    ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Albuquerque police are seeking an arrest warrant for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones. Witnesses told police Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab a handful of cash from the car he was in and then left... 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 »
  • 19-year-old killed in crash near Ascension Parish line

    April 25, 2015 3:05 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - State police are investigating a crash that killed a 19-year-old Luling man on LA 3127 near the Ascension Parish Line Friday. Troopers say 19-year-old Erskine Webster was driving south on LA 3127 when he tried to pass several vehicles in the rain around 5:30 in the afternoon.... more »
  • 21-year-old dies in Livingston two vehicle crash

    April 25, 2015 1:44 PM

    PORT VINCENT - State police say a 21-year-old woman died in a two vehicle crash on LA Hwy 42 east of LA Hwy 16 in Livingston Parish. Troopers say Alyssa Swain died Friday afternoon after she lost control of her car and crashed into an oncoming truck belonging to... more »
  • Man survives nightmare crash into swamp

    April 22, 2015 4:21 PM

    KENNER - A man riding a three-wheeled motorcycle was thrown over an elevated portion of the Interstate and into the swamp below Wednesday afternoon. The motorcycles, who was not identified, was rescued and State Police posted pictures of the situation on its Facebook page . Troopers said the man... more »
  • Target's new Lilly Pulitzer line crashes website

    April 19, 2015 2:40 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Huge demand for the Lilly Pulitzer for Target collection has overwhelmed the Minneapolis retailer's website. Many Lilly Pulitzer fans who stayed up to buy pieces from the limited-edition collection were greeted with website issues on Target.com early Sunday morning. Customers then learned that most items had already sold... more »
  • Crash kills 63-year-old man from New Iberia

    April 18, 2015 1:12 PM

    NEW IBERIA - State police are investigating an accident in Iberia Parish that killed a 63-year-old man. It happened Friday night on the U.S. Highway 90 frontage road. The victim was identified as Wallace Davis of New Iberia. State police say Davis was driving a 2003 GMC pickup truck westbound... more »
  • Overturned car blocked traffic on Airline Highway

    April 16, 2015 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - First responders worked a wreck that closed southbound lanes of Airline Highway just past the Jefferson Highway interchange for just more than 30 minutes Thursday afternoon. A 3 p.m. advisory from state traffic monitors said the wreck happened at the intersection of Airline Highway and Sherwood... more »
  • LSP: Hammond man killed when vehicle ran off I-55 and flipped

    April 16, 2015 3:07 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Louisiana State Police say a Hammond man is dead after a single vehicle crash Thursday morning on Interstate 55 near Ponchatoula. Troopers say Nolan K. Bel, 37, was traveling southbound on US 51 and he entered the southbound on-ramp at a high rate of speed, which caused... more »
  • Authorities say aircraft contained nothing hazardous after Capitol scare

    April 15, 2015 1:05 PM

    WASHINGTON - Police say nothing hazardous has been found as they inspected the small one-person helicopter that landed on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol today. Witnesses say the aircraft made a low approach before it landed hard and bounced. The pilot was quickly arrested. He hasn't been identified... more »
  • 6-year-old girl, mom killed after car flips into a canal

    April 14, 2015 3:11 PM

    METAIRIE - A little girl and her mother were killed when the SUV they were in flipped into a canal in Metairie. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says the girl's mother was driving the vehicle. Thirty-two-year-old Elizabeth Braddock, of Kenner, was given CPR at the scene. It happened Tuesday around... more »

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