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  • 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 »
  • St. Bernard Parish man dies in single-vehicle crash

    April 14, 2015 11:22 AM

    CHALMETTE - State police are investigating a one-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a 53-year-old Chalmette man. Troopers say the accident happened shortly before 7 a.m. Tuesday on Louisiana Highway 46. Investigators say Kerry Lemoine was westbound on Highway 46 when his pickup ran off the road and hit... more »
  • New Louisiana Capitol security system snares lawmaker's car

    April 13, 2015 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One Louisiana lawmaker had a particularly rough first day of the 2015 legislative session. Rep. Paul Hollis, a Covington Republican, says he was inching his Audi A8 through a Capitol parking lot exit when a brand new security system engaged, shooting two pylons through the front of... more »
  • Man surrenders to charges in deadly I-10 crash

    April 13, 2015 11:50 AM

    GONZALES - A St. Amant man accused of killing a 66-year-old man during a crash on I-10 in February turned himself into authorities last Thursday. John D. Sanchez, 27, was arrested and charged with negligent homicide for his involvement in the Feb. 22 crash that led to the death... more »
  • Man accused of crashing St. Tammany Sheriff's boat while drunk

    April 12, 2015 4:07 PM

    MADISONVILLE, La. - A volunteer member of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office boarded one of the office's boats and drove into a bar's piling while drunk, according to officials. Danny Eckhart faces charges of unauthorized use of a movable and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Eckhart boarded... more »
  • Police: Alcohol could be a factor in early morning fatal crash

    April 12, 2015 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person died and another injured in a crash Sunday morning. Police say alcohol could be a factor in a crash around 3:00 a.m. where the driver of a sedan, Dennis Bridges, 51, failed to stop at a red light and crossed into on-coming traffic. ... more »
  • LSP: Person hit, killed while pushing shopping cart across road

    April 10, 2015 10:21 AM

    GONZALES - Louisiana State Police said they're looking into the death of a man who was hit by a vehicle and killed while crossing an Ascension Parish highway. Troopers said the man was pushing a shopping cart across Airline Highway south of LA 74 around 8 p.m. Thursday when... more »
  • All lanes open on I-10 East at S. Acadian after crash

    April 6, 2015 10:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes of I-10 East at South Acadian Thruway have reopened after an earlier wreck that had the interstate completely closed at that location. While traffic is slowly resuming its normal flow, heavy congestion and backups have resulted in the area. The queue connected to... more »
  • Trooper injured in one of several crashes involving impaired drivers Easter morning

    April 5, 2015 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A trooper was injured and two people died in several crashes involving impaired drivers on Easter morning. In Baton Rouge Parish, troopers say Magen Alicia Hall was nearly double the legal alcohol limit when she allegedly plowed into that back of a trooper's SUV around 2:40... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash with tractor

    April 2, 2015 10:33 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputies say a 19-year-old Sulphur man died when his motorcycle struck a tractor that was turning into a driveway. The accident happened Wednesday afternoon in Sulphur. Deputies say David Guidry was traveling at a high rate of speed and attempted to pass a tractor... more »
  • School bus, ambulance collide in Indiana; 15 hurt

    March 31, 2015 3:26 PM

    WHEELER, Ind. - Police say 12 students were among 15 people hurt when a school bus and ambulance collided in northwestern Indiana. Porter County police Sgt. Larry LaFlower says the students suffered only minor injuries in the crash Tuesday morning at an intersection along Indiana 130 near the town of... more »
  • Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of depressive episode

    March 31, 2015 1:09 PM

    BERLIN - German airline Lufthansa says the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week informed his flight school in 2009 that he had had a "serious depressive episode." Lufthansa says the note was found in emails that Andreas Lubitz sent to the Lufthansa flight... more »
  • Painstaking recovery continues for plane crash in French Alps

    March 28, 2015 1:36 PM

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France - A somber and treacherous recovery effort continues in the French Alps for Germanwings Flight 9525. Crews are working to recover evidence and the remains of the 150 people killed. Helicopters ferry the teams into the ravine where the plane went down from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.,... more »
  • Motorcycle officer hit, taken to hospital in Friday night crash

    March 27, 2015 8:42 PM

    BAKER - A Baton Rouge Police Department motorcycle officer was injured and taken to a hospital after a car crash on Highway 19 Friday evening. Baker Police said the city police officer was driving on the highway when another motorist pulled out from a side street and the two... more »
  • Range Avenue back open following crash that flipped SUV

    March 26, 2015 4:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - All lanes of Range Avenue at I-12 in Denham Springs are back open following an accident that closed a lane of travel in both directions on Thursday afternoon. The left lane of Range Avenue was blocked in both directions at I-12 on Thursday afternoon shortly after... more »
  • Traffic homicide unit working crash that closed I-110

    March 25, 2015 9:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic homicide investigators were called to a crash that closed I-110 Wednesday night. The wreck happened shortly before 9 and closed southbound lanes at Harding Boulevard. A traffic camera at North 72nd Street showed numerous emergency vehicles and orange cones blocking the Interstate. There may... more »
  • Woman pleads no contest in accident that killed 2 children

    March 25, 2015 2:44 PM

    GONZALES - A Prairieville woman who lost control of her car and hit and killed a brother and sister fishing alongside the highway has pleaded no contest to a careless operation charge. 48-year-old Shawnette B. Taylor entered the plea Wednesday before state District Judge Marilyn Lambert. She then sentenced Taylor... more »
  • Search to resume at jetliner crash site

    March 25, 2015 2:11 AM

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France - Crews are getting set for a second day of searching on an Alpine mountain side where a German jetliner crashed with no distress call on Tuesday, killing 150 people on board. Investigators are hoping a black box discovered among the debris will help them figure out what... more »
  • Officials: No survivors after plane crashes carrying 148 people

    March 24, 2015 6:12 AM

    PARIS, France - French President Francois Hollande says no survivors are likely in the Alpine crash of a passenger jet carrying 148 people. The Germanwings passenger jet crashed Tuesday in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, French officials. Eric Ciotti, the head of the regional... more »
  • Guard member remembered as fun, talented pilot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 23, 2015 4:51 PM

    HAMMOND - The first of four Louisiana National Guardsmen killed in a helicopter crash was buried Monday. A service for Chief Warrant Officer 4 George Wayne Griffin Jr. was held in Hammond with burial in Lafayette. Griffin, three other Hammond-based Guardsmen and seven Marines were killed in the Black... more »
  • Officials: 3 dead in helicopter crash

    March 23, 2015 9:20 AM

    ORLANDO, FL - Police officials now say 3 people died when a helicopter crashed into the unoccupied guest home of a house near downtown Orlando. The helicopter crashed Sunday afternoon in a neighborhood of large, historic homes. Orlando police reported then that one person was found dead. On Monday, police... more »
  • Police investigate fatal accident involving dirt bike

    March 23, 2015 5:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 30-year-old man died when the dirt bike he was driving struck a metal bar. Officer Hilal Williams says the accident happened shortly before 1 a.m. Monday, near the intersection of North Peters and Flood Streets. Williams said the victim was pronounced dead... more »
  • Funeral for fallen soldier in Hammond today

    March 23, 2015 5:42 AM

    HAMMOND - Family and friends gathered Monday in Hammond to honor one of the National Guardsmen killed in a military helicopter crash two weeks ago. George Wayne Griffin, Jr. served in the military for more than two decades, including two tours in Iraq. His body was greeted by police... more »
  • Four cars collide head-on early Monday morning

    March 23, 2015 5:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation underway into an early Monday morning crash in Baton Rouge. Four cars collided near 4 a.m. On Mickens Road Near Copper Oaks Drive and Joor Road. The cars hit head on, and at least one went off the road. It is unknown if... more »
  • Passenger train derails killing 26 people

    March 20, 2015 4:37 AM

    LUCKNOW, India - Police say the death toll has risen to 26 after three coaches of a passenger train derailed in northern India. Police and rescue workers used gas cutters to rip apart the wreckage to find people who who were feared to be trapped. Ram Murath Yadav, a police... more »
  • Guardsmen killed in training crash identified

    March 16, 2015 11:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - National Guard officials in Louisiana released the names of four Guardsmen who died in a helicopter training crash last week. The four Guard members died when their UH-60M Black Hawk crashed into the Santa Rosa Sound in Florida. The guard identified them as Chief Warrant Officer... more »
  • National Guard to speak about chopper crash that killed 11

    March 16, 2015 3:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana National Guard is expected to release the names of four members killed last week when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed off Florida's Panhandle during nighttime training. The head of the Louisiana National Guard, Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, has scheduled a news conference late Monday... more »
  • Crash into Nicholson ditch kills man from Baker

    March 15, 2015 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man from Baker died from his injuries after his truck crashed into a ditch Sunday morning. Police say Dayton Guillot, 74, was travelling south on Nicholson Drive when his truck veered across the northbound lane and crashed into a ditch. It happened around 10:20 a.m.... more »
  • Candlelight vigils across La. for fallen soldiers in helicopter crash

    March 15, 2015 12:59 PM

    LOUISIANA - Several groups around the state are coming together to honor the 11 service men who were killed earlier this week during a military training exercise over the Gulf Coast near Pensacola, Florida. The men were conducting what officials at Eglin Air Force Base described as a routine... more »
  • Planes collide in Malaysia Air Show

    March 15, 2015 12:32 PM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Two planes from an Indonesian acrobatic air team have clipped wings and crashed during a practice session ahead of an air show in Malaysia. All four pilots ejected and are safe. A Malaysian defense official says the pilots from both planes ejected from their aircraft and... more »
  • Largest pieces of Black Hawk pulled from water

    March 14, 2015 6:31 PM

    MIAMI - The largest sections of a Black Hawk helicopter that crashed during a nighttime training mission have been pulled from the waters off Florida's Panhandle as salvage operations continue to recover the remains of all seven Marines and four soldiers who were killed. Eglin Air Force Base spokesman Andy... more »
  • Black Hawk wreck recovery ends Friday night

    March 13, 2015 10:26 PM

    NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. - Recovery operations ended Friday evening with pieces of a downed Black Hawk helicopter still under 25 feet of water. It took four hours to pull the main rotor section of the helicopter up to the surface. Crews were able to remove two pieces of the... more »
  • Marine killed in crash had received Silver Star

    March 13, 2015 4:22 PM

    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - More details are emerging about the seven Marines who died along with four National Guard soldiers in a helicopter crash during a training mission off the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday. They included Staff Sgt. Andrew Seif -- who just last week had been awarded one of... more »
  • Names of 7 Marines killed in helicopter crash released

    March 13, 2015 12:51 PM

    CAMP LEJEUNE, NC - Military officials have released the names of seven special forces Marines who were killed when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed into the waters off Florida during a routine training mission in dense fog. Those killed were all stationed at from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. They were... more »
  • Flags ordered at half-staff for helicopter victims

    March 13, 2015 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The governors of Florida and Louisiana ordered Friday for flags at state buildings to be flown at half-staff for victims of a military helicopter crash. Governors Bobby Jindal and Rick Scott issued the executive orders to honor the four Louisiana National Guard members and seven Marines... more »
  • 1 dead in medical helicopter crash in Oklahoma

    March 13, 2015 4:04 AM

    EUFAULA, OK - Authorities say one person is dead and two are injured after an EagleMed medical helicopter crashed in woods in eastern Oklahoma. McIntosh County Emergency Management Director Wesley Dawson says the crash was reported about 11:40 p.m. Thursday. Dawson says searchers on foot and on all-terrain vehicles found... more »
  • Police: Driver sets herself on fire, jumps off bridge

    March 13, 2015 1:59 AM

    EUGENE, OR - Police in Eugene, Oregon, say a 39-year-old driver apparently set herself on fire, crashed her car on a bridge and jumped 40 feet to a park below. The woman is being treated for critical injuries at a Portland-area hospital. Someone called 911 Thursday afternoon and reported a... more »
  • Florida couple may have caught Black Hawk crash on camera

    March 12, 2015 10:57 PM

    SANTA ROSA, Fla. - A couple who lives along the sound where a Hammond-based Black Hawk crashed earlier this week believe their home security system captured the moment the helicopter hit the water. "We honestly thought a bomb had gone off in the backyard," the woman told WEAR TV... more »
  • Helicopter search efforts now turning to recovery

    March 12, 2015 10:58 AM

    PENSACOLA, FL - Authorities announced Thursday morning that search efforts for survivors of a military helicopter crash in Florida have shifted to recovery of debris and remains. Military officials said 11 soldiers, 7 Marines out of Camp Lejeune and 4 National Guard members out of Hammond, were missing and... more »
  • Heavy congestion on I-10 East on Whiskey Bay after crash

    March 12, 2015 9:57 AM

    ST. MARTIN PARISH - Louisiana State Police report I-10 East on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge is back open following a crash that closed the bridge earlier this morning. The queue related to the crash has reached 10 miles in length as of 10:45 a.m., and motorists headed from Baton... more »
  • Hammond-based Guard unit one of the best

    March 11, 2015 11:39 PM

    HAMMOND - Flags flew at half staff Wednesday evening in honor of four National Guardsmen stationed here and seven Marines from the Carolinas who are presumed dead after their Hammond-based Black Hawk crashed off the coast of Florida during a training mission. The helicopter crew was part of an... more »
  • Major general describes 'tough day' searching for crash victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 11, 2015 2:56 PM

    HAMMOND - Louisiana National Guard leaders said they've notified families of Guard members who disappeared and are presumed dead after a helicopter crash overnight. "It's a tough day," Major General Glenn Curtis told reporters at a news conference in Hammond. Curtis said he plans to visit the families of... more »
  • 11 presumed dead in National Guard helicopter crash

    March 11, 2015 3:57 AM

    PENSACOLA, FL - The Coast Guard says the search area for an Army helicopter that crashed with 11 Marines and National Guard members on board is about 50 square miles. Base officials say the Marines are part of a Camp Lejeune-based special operations group and the soldiers are from a... more »
  • Man killed, a second injured in Livingston Parish crash

    March 10, 2015 8:21 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A Walker man was killed and a second passenger injured in a crash in Livingston Parish late Monday night, Louisiana State Police say. Garrett Minard, 21, died in the single-car accident on LA Hwy 1019, east of LA Hwy 16. Crash investigators say he was driving... more »
  • Man arrested with DWI in fatal hit-and-run crash

    March 8, 2015 3:14 PM

    GRAMERCY - A driver is charged for negligent homicide in a hit-and-run crash that killed a woman early Sunday morning in St. James Parish. The crash took the life of 25-year-old Brittany Harris of Vacherie at the intersection of LA Hwy 3125 and LA Hwy 3213 around 5:45 a.m.... more »

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