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  • Local woman faces multiple charges after fatal car crash

    August 17, 2017 7:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Vehicular homicide is just one of the multiple charges a local woman is facing after a deadly crash that occurred on Florida Blvd. in May. On May 11 Linda Chase was driving a 2015 Hyundai Elantra traveling west on the inside lane of Florida Blvd. At some... more »
  • Motorcade escorting remains of Marine killed in plane crash

    July 24, 2017 1:29 PM

    FREEHOLD, N.J. - A motorcade of veterans and motorcycle clubs is escorting the remains of a Marine killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi home to New Jersey. The coffin bearing the body of 20-year-old Cpl. Dan Baldassare left Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Monday.... more »
  • Four killed between Saturday night, Sunday morning on South La. highways

    May 21, 2017 10:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Four people died on south Louisiana highways between Saturday night and Sunday morning, State Police reported this weekend. Among the dead – a teenager from Vacherie, a motorcyclist from Ventress and a man killed on a rural stretch of highway in the Felicianas when his car... more »
  • One killed in overnight crash on rural highway

    May 21, 2017 9:02 AM

    NORWOOD - A 40-year-old man died in a crash on Hwy. 422 near Norwood in East Feliciana Parish overnight. State Police said the driver, William Loyd, Jr., lost control of his car and crashed into trees along the side of the rural highway. Pictures provided to WBRZ show a... more »
  • Man recorded fighting in traffic died hours later in car crash Play Video

    March 11, 2017 12:24 PM

    GONZALES - A man videoed fighting with another driver in traffic Friday died hours later in a crash in Ascension Parish. State Police reported Daniel Walker, 31, died when he drove his small sedan into a tree after losing control on Hwy. 431 near Airline Highway around 9:30 Friday... more »
  • Man killed in early morning crash

    December 18, 2016 10:26 AM

    JACKSON - A single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning killed a man from Zachary. Huston Lorio, 25, died when he lost control of his pickup, drove down an embankment and hit a tree on La. 964 west of Hwy. 955 in East Feliciana Parish. It appears that Lorio was the... more »
  • Driver booked in deadly Livingston Parish crash

    December 16, 2016 8:35 PM

    WALKER – Police arrested a man in connection with a deadly crash on Florida Boulevard earlier in December. Robert Kelly, 44, was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail on negligent homicide and negligent injury charges along with outstanding warrants for not showing up to previous court hearings. Police said... more »
  • One killed, another injured in rural crash Friday

    October 22, 2016 11:53 AM

    INDEPENDENCE - One person died and a second person was severely injured in a crash on a rural stretch of highway in Tangipahoa Parish Friday evening. State Police said Keil Heinz Albers, 68, Husser, died after riding in a car where the driver lost control and flipped the vehicle... more »
  • After deadly crash, police call for more lanes on Hwy 190 Play Video

    October 17, 2016 11:22 PM

    LIVONIA - Police are calling for more turning lanes along Hwy 190 in Livonia. "We have turning lanes on the East side of us, and turning lanes on the West side of our city limits. We don't have any turning lanes other than at our two red lights in... more »
  • School board member hit, killed walking on road; Driver arrested

    September 27, 2016 12:09 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - A member of the West Feliciana School Board was killed while walking down a highway last week, the sheriff's office reported Tuesday. James White, 59, was hit while walking along Solitude Road near Heir Road shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday. Deputies said the driver of a... more »
  • Man killed in Ascension Friday night crash

    September 10, 2016 10:22 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A 43-year-old man died after being thrown from his truck during a crash Friday night. The wreck happened at the intersection of US 61 and LA 73 around 9 p.m. State Police said Robert Edwards, Gonzales, was driving a larger pickup behind a sedan when he ran... more »
  • Bus driver charged with negligent homicide after deadly I-10 crash Play Video

    August 28, 2016 11:08 AM

    LAPLACE - State Police say a party bus carrying workers to Baton Rouge Sunday morning struck a firetruck on I-10, killing two people and injuring dozens. According to Louisiana State Police, firefighters had already responded to a single vehicle crash around 6:40 a.m. near mile post 203 on I-10... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies in crash on rural highway

    August 6, 2016 11:26 AM

    KENTWOOD - A 42-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash on a rural stretch of highway. State Police said Robert Dykes of Franklinton died when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a pickup around 6:30 p.m. Friday on Highway 1055. Dykes died at the hospital a few hours later,... more »
  • Child killed in crash on west side, driver charged Play Video

    June 27, 2016 2:49 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – A child was killed in a car crash that injured as many as eight others near Jack Miller Landing Monday. Authorities said Asha Cooper, 9, was killed in the crash. The driver of a small SUV the child was riding in was charged with negligent homicide and... more »
  • One dead in Assumption after morning crash

    April 17, 2016 4:34 PM

    BAYOU L’OURSE – State Police say one person is dead after a car wreck on LA 662 in Assumption Parish Sunday. According to Louisiana State Police, 56-year-old Bruce Campbell of Morgan City was killed when he ran off the road and struck a driveway on LA 622 north of... more »
  • 1 killed, others injured after a man drove into a sugarcane field

    October 31, 2015 1:00 PM

    ST. MARY PARISH - Deputies are investigating a deadly crash that took the life of a 55-year-old Patterson man and injured three others Friday night. The vehicle crash happened on Victoria Riverside Road near Little Hope Lane. Investigators said 26-year-old Cabot Pugh was driving a 2002 GMC Sierra west, and... 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 »
  • Police: Paparazzi at Bruce Jenner crash weren't chasing him

    February 7, 2015 10:49 PM

    MALIBU, Calif. - Authorities say paparazzi were following Bruce Jenner when he became involved in a four-vehicle crash in Malibu that killed a woman, but there's no indication he was being chased. Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Brooks says Jenner was aware of the celebrity photographers following him Saturday... more »
  • Man killed in Ponchatoula wreck

    January 19, 2015 4:51 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Monday, sheriff's deputies released details of a deadly crash that happened over the weekend. Nat John Colona, 45, died in the single-vehicle wreck northeast of downtown Saturday night. Colona was from Hammond. Investigators said Colona lost control at a sharp, left curve where North 1st Street... more »
  • 3 killed, 4 injured in wreck in Natchitoches Parish

    January 19, 2015 2:03 AM

    NATCHITOCHES - Louisiana State Police are investigating a wreck in Natchitoches Parish that left three people dead and four injured. Police said in a statement that a Nissan headed north on U.S. Highway 71 south of Clarence crossed the center line, colliding with a Pontiac around 5 p.m. Sunday. The... more »
  • Man arrested for vehicular homicide after December crash

    January 5, 2015 11:11 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE, La. - Louisiana State Police have re-arrested a man involved in a two-vehicle crash in St. Martin Parish last month after a woman died from her injuries. Master Trooper Brooks David, in a news release Monday, says 30-year-old Emmanuel Wiltz, of Breaux Bridge, was initially booked with vehicular... more »
  • 5 family members killed on 'dream trip' to Disney

    November 21, 2014 10:36 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Michael and Trudi Hardman had always talked about taking their six children to Disney World, and just a week before Thanksgiving, it seemed their "dream trip" was to be a reality. But just a little more than three hours after they took to the road Wednesday night,... more »
  • Morgan: 'Can't believe' Wal-Mart blaming him

    September 30, 2014 3:38 PM

    NEWARK, NJ - Tracy Morgan says he "can't believe" Wal-Mart's assertion that he and others were partly to blame for their injuries in the highway crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one of his friends. In a statement released Tuesday by Morgan's publicist, the actor-comedian says he "can't... more »
  • Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

    September 24, 2014 2:15 PM

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y.- A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. The decision was announced Wednesday, nearly seven weeks after Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt-track race... more »
  • Police: Man killed in crash overnight on I-10

    July 26, 2014 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say one man is dead after a crash on I-10 involving two suspected intoxicated drivers. Officials say Jason Smith's, 39, car stalled because it was running out of gas. He was hit by Sarah Raimondi, 37, while pushing his car. He is in... more »
  • Two Denham Springs men killed in Plaquemine wreck

    May 29, 2014 6:21 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - State Police said two Denham Springs men died in a fiery wreck Wednesday evening in Iberville Parish. Troopers said Charles K. Pope, 53, and Maurice A. Cormier, 52, were killed in the wreck on LA 1148 just west of LA 1 in Plaquemine. Investigators said around... more »
  • Witnesses: driver was doing at least 100 mph before deadly crash Play Video

    February 4, 2014 9:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Witnesses said a man was driving at speeds greater than 100 mph just before he crashed his truck on North Flannery road Tuesday morning, leaving behind a deadly wreckage. "[He was going] about a 120-130 miles an hour," witness Matthew Whitworth said as he described what... more »
  • Deadly crash shuts down I-12 E at Juban

    February 18, 2013 4:12 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The eastbound lanes of Interstate 12 at Juban Rd. remain closed this morning after a multi-vehicle crash that left one person dead. It happened around 1 a.m. Monday. Emergency officials in Livingston Parish say three vehicles were involved, including an 18-wheeler. The driver of... more »

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