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  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Bus driver: 'God was with us' during crash Play Video

    February 25, 2014 11:55 PM

    LAFAYETTE- The bus driver who was involved in a deadly crash is not driving a bus, but recounting the events of two weekends ago when her bus was slammed by a vehicle, killing four people. "Out of nowhere, this vehicle appeared. I saw it, it was sideways," Amy Dore... more »
  • Mother, sister of accused killer arrested Play Video

    February 24, 2014 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives have arrested two individuals in connection with the shooting death of Patrick Williams in Baton Rouge last week. Colodiuse Bowie and Jameeka Bowie, the mother and sister of the accused shooter Devon Bowie, have both been charged with obstruction of justice. Devon Bowie is accused... 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 »
  • Victim identified in deadly shooting Play Video

    January 31, 2014 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities identified the victim of a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge. Police said they found Michael Rogers, 52, shot to death in a shed around 9:45 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of West McKinley Street. They said Rogers, who was homeless, lived 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 »
  • Deadly fire in Baton Rouge

    January 22, 2014 6:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators are trying to determine what sparked a deadly fire early Wednesday morning. One person was killed when the fire broke out at a home on the 3700 block of Sycamore Street just off of Plank Road in Baton Rouge. Firefighters responded just before 2... 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 »
  • Police: Shooting in Baker leaves one dead

    January 19, 2014 9:23 PM

    BAKER - A deadly shooting Sunday night in Baker leave police searching for answers. Baker police say an 18-year-old male was shot and killed at Daniels Drive off Groom Road. According to authorities, he was shot in the upper torso three times. Officials say they don't have... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • BR hospital treating family after deadly Christmas fire Play Video

    December 25, 2013 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Burn surgeons are working to keep a mother and father alive after a house fire where three children died. Doctors said a special team is working on treating their injuries. "They're being cared for by a multidisciplinary team," said Dr. Tracee Short of Baton Rouge General.... more »
  • Two arrested in deadly shooting investigation

    December 12, 2013 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two men from Prarieville, wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge, have been arrested. The shooting, that left one man dead and another injured, happened Wednesday morning around 5 a.m. at 9143 Pecan Drive. Detectives found 22 year-old Jared Vincent dead inside his... 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 »
  • Authorities trying to ID woman hit, killed on highway

    December 3, 2013 10:53 PM

    WALKER- An unidentified woman was killed walking along Highway 447 near Arnold Road Tuesday evening. State Police said the woman was wearing dark clothing, stepped into traffic, and was hit by a large SUV driven by a 61-year-old woman. Investigators said the driver was unable to avoid hitting the... more »
  • Gulf platform owner sued over deadly 2012 blast

    October 30, 2013 2:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A Filipino worker who was severely burned in a deadly explosion on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico last year is suing the platform's owner and operator. Lawyers for Renato Dominguez filed the suit against Houston-based Black Elk Energy LLC in a county court in Galveston,... more »
  • Colo. farmers arrested in deadly listeria outbreak

    September 26, 2013 2:07 PM

    DENVER- The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm have been arrested on charges stemming from a listeria outbreak that killed 33 people. Federal prosecutors say brothers Eric and Ryan Jensen were arrested Thursday on charges of introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce. Prosecutors say the federal Food and Drug Administration... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly stabbing

    September 23, 2013 3:16 PM

    Baton Rouge- Police have identified the victim of a deadly stabbing in Baton Rouge. It happened Monday morning around 5:50 a.m. in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue. Police say 42 year-old Gary Terell Murphy was found by his roommate lying in his backyard with multiple stab wounds.... more »
  • Maurepas woman killed in Ascension accident

    September 5, 2013 7:30 AM

    ST. AMANT - State police say a woman from Maurepas was killed in an accident on Hwy. 22 in Ascension Parish. Troopers say 36-year-old Sheri N. Luke was a passenger in a car that ran off the highway around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. The Lincoln Town Car entered a ditch... more »
  • BRPD investigating deadly wrench attack

    September 2, 2013 4:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating the death of a Zachary man killed after he was confronted in someone else's car. Lt. Don Kelly with Baton Rouge Police said Jerry Sheppard, 47, died Friday from his injuries. Kelly said Sheppard was found in someone else's parked car... more »
  • Obama seeking lawmakers' approval for Syria strike

    August 31, 2013 1:10 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he has decided that the United States should take military action against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack. But he says he will seek congressional authorization for the use of force. He says congressional leadership plans to hold a debate and... more »
  • Driver arrested in hit-and-run fatal crash

    August 19, 2013 10:16 AM

    SCHRIEVER - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit and run vehicle as she walked on the shoulder of La. Highway 20 in Terrebonne Parish. State police say the driver was later arrested after she returned to the scene to turn herself in. Trooper Evan Harrell says 40-year-old... more »
  • Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

    August 13, 2013 12:03 PM

    HOUMA - State police say a dark-colored late-model Honda Accord is being sought in connection with the hit-and-run that left a Galliano man dead. The Courier reports 29-year-old Jay Curler was killed Aug. 2 when a passing car ran over him and kept going. The crash happened about 2 a.m.... more »
  • Teen killed, baby injured after wreck with big rig

    July 25, 2013 9:57 AM

    SATSUMA - State Police said an 18-year-old driver didn't stop at a stop sign and was killed when her pickup was hit by a big rig in Livingston Parish this morning. Troopers said an infant in the truck with Isabella Lacasse had minor injuries, and survived the wreck. ... more »
  • Woman killed in I-12 crash in Walker

    July 24, 2013 10:54 AM

    WALKER - Police say a woman was killed and her husband critically injured in a crash involving three vehicles and two 18-wheelers on Interstate 12 in Walker. The deadly crash happened at 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Police Capt. John Sharp said it appears that an 18-wheeler changed lanes to avoid a... more »
  • Some Ariz. residents to return home after fire

    July 4, 2013 3:21 PM

    YARNELL, Ariz. - Some residents who were forced to evacuate due to a deadly Arizona wildfire will be allowed to return to their homes Thursday evening. Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher says the evacuation order is being lifted only for Peeples Valley. Only those who can show proof of residency... more »
  • Feud over closed rail crossings goes to court Wednesday

    July 2, 2013 10:44 PM

    AMITE- Wednesday, the state will face-off with people upset some railroad crossings were closed in Tangipahoa Parish. A hearing is set for the crossings that were shuttered and destroyed in Independence, Velma, and Tangipahoa two weeks ago. Multiple people have died when vehicles collided with trains on the crossings.... more »
  • Wind calm at deadly Ariz. fire but storms a threat

    July 2, 2013 10:26 AM

    PRESCOTT, Ariz. - Higher humidity overnight helped make conditions at a deadly Arizona fire a bit less volatile. But fire spokeswoman Karen Takai says the Yarnell Hill Fire is still zero percent contained, and thunderstorms that bring little rain and a lot of lightning are a major threat because of... more »
  • One dead in alleged drug feud

    July 1, 2013 2:46 PM

    HOUMA - Authorities say a 36-year-old Houma man was shot and killed in an argument over drugs. Terrebonne Parish sheriff's Capt. Dawn Foret tells The Courier Dicarie James crashed his car after being shot in the Crozier community near Dularge late Saturday night. Foret says neighbors told deputies patrolling the... more »
  • Sites of 2 deadly plant explosions remain closed

    July 1, 2013 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Several weeks after deadly explosions at two southeast Louisiana chemical plants, one remains closed and the other is partly closed. Officials say it could be months before federal investigators determine what caused the fatal blasts that killed three workers and sent nearly 100 others to area hospitals... more »
  • Driver killed after not moving from tracks as train approached

    June 26, 2013 3:18 PM

    CADE- One person died in a fiery crash with an Amtrak train near Lafayette Wednesday afternoon. The van and train collided at the corner of La. Hwy. 182 and 92 as the locomotive was pulling the Sunset Limited from New Iberia toward Lafayette, with a final destination of Los... more »
  • Breaux Bridge man dies in hit-and-run crash

    June 24, 2013 9:00 AM

    BUTTE LA ROSE- State police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash La. Highway 3177 south of Interstate 10 which claimed the life of a 59-year-old Breaux Bridge man. Troopers say shortly after 4:30 a.m. Saturday the body of Aubrey Talley Jr. was found in the middle of Highway... more »
  • Driver surrenders in deadly hit and run overnight

    June 21, 2013 4:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman turned herself in today in connection with a deadly hit and run overnight in Baton Rouge. Officers booked Latisha Gant, 39, into the East Baton Rouge Parish prison on felony hit and run charges this afternoon. They said Gant hit a... more »
  • No cases of West Nile reported in Louisiana Play Video

    June 21, 2013 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's good news for people in Louisiana fighting the bite; fewer mosquitoes are testing positive for West Nile Virus. This is normally the time of year when mosquitoes would test positive for the deadly disease. Mosquito control has 33 traps throughout East Baton Rouge Parish... more »
  • Police seek witnesses to deadly motorcycle crash

    June 17, 2013 4:07 PM

    WALKER - Police in Walker asked any witnesses to a deadly motorcycle wreck this weekend near I-12 to come forward and help investigators figure out exactly what happened. Captain John Sharp with Walker Police said Jonathan Dale Free, 30, of Denham Springs died in the wreck early Sunday morning.... more »
  • Judge considers effect of fungus on Calif. inmates

    June 17, 2013 2:21 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- An attorney representing inmates at two Northern California prisons has told a federal judge that prisoners vulnerable to a potentially deadly airborne fungus should be moved from the facilities immediately. Warren George with the Prison Law Office made the argument during a hearing on Monday before U.S. District... more »
  • OSHA probing deadly blast at La. chemical plant

    June 14, 2013 1:16 PM

    GONZALES - Officials from the south Louisiana chemical plant where an explosion killed one worker and injured dozens of others say they still don't know the cause of the blast. Alan Armstrong, president and CEO of plant owner Williams Companies Inc., held a news conference in Gonzales on Friday. He... more »
  • Pilot described as nice, wonderful and serious flier Play Video

    June 7, 2013 10:16 PM

    BAKER- Friends and colleagues of a pilot, killed when his plane crashed into houses Friday afternoon, are in shock that the man they knew is gone and that a plane many describe as powerful gave him fatal trouble. John Fowler, 71, died. Although, the coroner will perform an autopsy... more »
  • Federal investigators will arrive at plane crash Saturday

    June 7, 2013 8:25 PM

    BAKER- Federal investigators will arrive at the scene of a deadly plane crash early Saturday morning to begin combing through evidence. Just after lunch, the plane plunged from the sky, clipped a house and burst into flames when it hit a second house off Rue Jennifer. The house was... more »
  • Mother, child killed in Okla. tornadoes

    May 31, 2013 11:09 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY- Authorities said a mother and a child were killed when tornadoes slammed this part of Oklahoma again Friday. State Highway Patrol found the bodies near a vehicle along I-40 west of the city. Tornadoes hit the city and suburbs, crumbling cars and tossing tractor-trailers during the evening... more »
  • Workers for Baton Rouge- based business die after fall from cell tower

    May 28, 2013 10:23 PM

    COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. - Two men working for a Baton Rouge-based company died when they fell from a cell tower Tuesday. The workers fell about 2 p.m. from the 300-foot tall tower about 76 miles north of the Louisiana-Mississippi state line WAPT-TV, the ABC affiliate for Jackson, MS, reported.... more »
  • Unlicensed driver doesn't face charges in deadly crash

    May 21, 2013 10:16 PM

    INDEPENDENCE- State Police have not filed charges against a 15-year-old, unlicensed driver who investigators said crashed the car she was driving and killed a ten-year-old sibling. The driver was with her two brothers and sister, headed to baseball practice Monday when the crash happened on Highway 1054. "We... more »
  • Person of interest sought in Morgan City shooting

    May 21, 2013 8:39 AM

    MORGAN CITY - Police are calling on the public to help track down a suspect wanted in a deadly shooting Monday night. Officers responded to a call of shots fired at the corner of Garber St. and Federal Ave. shortly after 11 p.m. When they arrived, police say... more »
  • 10-year-old dies when unlicensed driver crashes car

    May 20, 2013 11:43 PM

    INDEPENDENCE- A car full of juveniles, driven by an unlicensed 15-year-old, crashed on a Tangipahoa Parish highway Monday afternoon, killing a ten-year-old. State Police did not release the names of those involved in the wreck on Highway 1054. State Police said the driver lost control, overcorrected and ran... more »
  • Deaths reported in Wednesday night TX twisters

    May 15, 2013 10:37 PM

    DALLAS- A serious storm spawned two tornadoes and killed multiple people Wednesday night. There are reports of hospitals being put on alert to handle an influx of patients. Damage, injuries, and more extreme reports began after strong storms ripped through Hood County, Texas, southwest of Fort Worth. ... more »
  • Slidell woman dies in train crash

    April 29, 2013 9:59 AM

    SLIDELL - A 57-year-old from Slidell is dead after trying to escape the path of an oncoming train Sunday night. Slidell Police say Bonnie Gibbs was crossing the tracks at the intersection of Front and Lafayette streets when she accidentally drove off the road and into gravel by the... more »
  • Deadly car crash closes busy road

    April 23, 2013 1:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Florida Boulevard is back open after a deadly wreck this afternoon in Baton Rouge. Police said a car crashed into a pole in the 12400 block of Florida at Longbow. The wreck closed Florida in both directions. Traffic was diverted onto surface roads while police... more »
  • One arrested in deadly Good Friday shooting

    March 29, 2013 7:47 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested one person after an Easter cookout argument escalated into a deadly shooting in Prairieville tonight. Marjor Kevin Hanna said deputies arrested Robert Earl Cosey Jr., 45, on suspicion of killing Sheddrick Diggs, 39. Hanna said when deputies arrived at the scene in the... more »
  • Police: MAP employee hit, killed by his vehicle

    March 25, 2013 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police released the details about a crash that killed a Motorist Assistance Patrol worker Monday. Jim Gilmer, 68, was killed when his specialized state vehicle ran over him after it was rear-ended by a semi. The crash happened Monday morning in a westbound lane on I-10... more »
  • MAP worker killed in Monday crash

    March 25, 2013 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man killed on the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge Monday worked for the state Motorist Assistance Patrol, known as MAP. State transportation leaders said the employee was called to the westbound lanes of the bridge to remove debris. He was killed in a two-vehicle crash. Details of... more »
  • One arrested, one at large in deadly beating

    March 20, 2013 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one of two men today wanted in connection with a deadly beating. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the police Special Response Team arrested Shedrick L. Lobrano, 51, after locating him at his residence. Police had warrants for Lobrano and his son, 24-year-old Shedrick Demond... more »
  • Police: Smoke inhalation killed 7 in Ky. fire

    March 12, 2013 9:10 AM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Kentucky State Police say smoke inhalation killed a couple and five children - including two friends spending the night - in a house fire over the weekend. Trooper Shane Jacobs released the cause of death Tuesday morning for those who died Saturday in the blaze in the southern... more »
  • State Police: man not wearing seatbelt killed in crash

    March 5, 2013 4:55 PM

    CLINTON- A 55-year old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 432 Tuesday. State Police said Lionel Terrell ran off the roadway, into a ditch and hit two trees. Investigators said Terrell was not wearing a seatbelt. Toxicology tests are pending. *********** Follow the... more »
  • Man arrested in deadly hit and run

    March 5, 2013 2:18 PM

    Baton Rouge- A man suspected in a deadly hit and run from May last year in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars. Deputies arrested Wayne Station for hitting Durrell Anthony Ballard with his vehicle in the 7700 block of Hanks Drive. Station admitted to authorities he had consumed... more »
  • BRPD: Deadly shooting believed to be self-defense

    February 26, 2013 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police concluded today that a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge this past weekend was done in self-defense. Lt. Don Kelly said investigators learned Anthony Taylor, 20, was armed and trying to break into a home on Topeka Street Sunday night when he was shot and killed.... more »
  • Ex-cops' convictions over deadly beating upheld

    February 11, 2013 2:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS-A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions and sentences of two former New Orleans police officers over the deadly beating of 48 year-old Raymon Robair. A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that there was sufficient evidence to support a jury's convictions... more »
  • Unrestrained, allegedly impaired driver killed in day's third deadly wreck

    February 5, 2013 8:35 PM

    Prairieville- A 21 year old man believed to be impaired and not wearing a seatbelt was killed in a crash this evening, becoming the third victim during a deadly day on the roads in the Capital City area. State Police say Brady Delaune was driving on north on Hwy.... more »
  • Father loses son in deadly house fire

    February 1, 2013 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A house fire killed one person overnight in Baton Rouge, according to firefighters. Crews arrived to the scene just before 10 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of 79th Ave. Investigators believe the fire started in the kitchen, before spreading to other areas of the... more »
  • 2 children, 1 adult die in Detroit freeway pileup

    February 1, 2013 5:14 AM

    DETROIT - Police say it took only seconds for a light snow to turn into a whiteout, causing drivers to slam on their brakes or swerve to avoid tractor-trailers jackknifed across a busy Detroit freeway. The pileup Thursday quickly turned into a mile-long string of wrecks that killed three... more »
  • Police search for suspect in office complex shooting

    January 31, 2013 7:02 AM

    PHOENIX - Police in Phoenix are looking for a 70-year-old man they say is "armed and dangerous" following an office complex shooting that left one person dead and two others wounded. Arthur Douglas Harmon is accused of walking into a law office Wednesday morning and shooting three people. ... more »
  • Man gets 10 years for deadly DWI crash

    January 31, 2013 1:28 AM

    LIVINGSTON- A man will serve ten years in prison after pleading guilty to a drunk driving accident where a man was killed last year. Manuel Garcia was sentenced on vehicular homicide charges Wednesday. Garcia was nearly three times the legal limit when he tried to pass a husband... more »
  • 2 killed, 1 injured in Ky. college shooting

    January 16, 2013 4:59 AM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Authorities say two people were shot and killed and a teen wounded in the parking lot of an eastern Kentucky community college. A police dispatcher told The Associated Press the shooting happened Tuesday afternoon at Hazard Community & Technical college in Hazard, Ky. The dispatcher... more »
  • Trooper: Unrestrained Jeanerette man dies in crash

    January 8, 2013 10:10 AM

    JEANERETTE - State police are investigating a two vehicle crash on La. Highway 85 which claimed the life of a 33-year-old Jeanerette man. Troopers say a car driven by Wilbur Alexander was northbound Monday when his car struck a loaded sugarcane cart. Trooper Stephen Hammons says Alexander, who... more »
  • I-10 closed into early Thursday morning after deadly crash

    January 3, 2013 12:01 AM

    GROSSE TETE- Westbound lanes of I-10 remained closed into early Thursday morning after a deadly crash. Just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, a car headed east toward Baton Rouge, ran off the interstate, crossed the median and into on-coming traffic on I-10 West. State Police said one person was killed... more »
  • I-10 West closed after deadly crash

    January 2, 2013 9:50 PM

    GROSSE TETE- One person was killed in a crash on I-10 when the vehicle they were in crossed from one side of the interstate to the other. Westbound lanes were closed just before 10 p.m. Wednesday. According to early reports, the vehicle was headed East on I-10, ran... more »
  • Survivors of Ore. bus crash prepare to go home

    January 1, 2013 3:34 PM

    PENDLETON, Ore. - Survivors of a fatal bus crash on a rural Oregon highway are retrieving their passports and other belongings so they can finish their journey to Canada. State police officers escorted some survivors one-by-one Tuesday to collect their property, which was strewn across a hillside as the tour... more »
  • Man killed in crash on New Year's Eve

    December 31, 2012 9:32 PM

    SLAUGHTER- A man from Baton Rouge died in a vehicle crash on Highway 957 Monday evening. State Police said Herman D. Ricard, 44, ran off the road in a curve, over corrected, and eventually crossed back over the highway and hit a utility pole then a tree. Ricard... more »
  • Christmas storm kills 1 in Richland Parish

    December 25, 2012 10:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Christmas storms killed at least one person in Louisiana, damaged buildings from central Louisiana into southwest Mississippi and cut power to at least 14,000 people and businesses in Louisiana and 5,000 in Mississippi. Richland Parish Sheriff Lee Harrell said that 53-year-old Allen Sullivan died around 2 p.m.... more »
  • Community supports family torn apart by deadly fire Play Video

    December 24, 2012 3:15 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH- People from Ascension Parish and beyond are opening up their generous hearts this holiday to help a family who lost more than just their home in a deadly fire overnight. The Siears family of Sorrento stepped into action as soon as they heard the horrific news that... more »
  • UPDATE: 69-year-old hit, killed on Hwy. 16

    December 19, 2012 7:53 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- State Police released the name of a man, killed on Hwy. 16 Wednesday night. Troopers said John L. Barker, 69, was hit and killed. The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. near Eastover Blvd. Eastover is between Petes Hwy. and Wax Rd. Investigators said Barker walked... more »
  • LSP: Speed led to deadly I-10 crash

    November 21, 2012 10:38 AM

    PORT ALLEN - State Police said one person did in a wreck overnight on I-10 in West Baton Rouge Parish. Troopers said Reginald D. Head, 29, of Maringouin died in the single-vehicle wreck at the border between West Baton Rouge and Iberville parishes. Investigators said Head drove off... more »
  • BRPD investigating deadly shooting

    November 6, 2012 8:44 PM

    Baton Rouge- Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead, and another injured. It happened around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday evening in the 3100 block of Wyandotte Street. No word yet on a motive, or any suspects in this shooting. Anyone with any information is urged... more »
  • Police investigate deadly crash on I-10 E

    November 2, 2012 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a wrong-way driver caused a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 this morning, causing officials to shut down the roadway for more than 6 hours. It happened just after 2 a.m. on the Mississippi River bridge. Police say one driver was pronounced dead on... more »
  • One killed in wreck, road back open Play Video

    September 28, 2012 3:21 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State highway 73 in Ascension Parish re-opened this afternoon after being closed for nine hours after a three-vehicle wreck which killed a Prairieville woman. State Police said the wreck happened around 6:30 a.m. on La. 73 north of Airline Highway. They said Carolyn Brulliette, 56, died in... more »

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