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  • Wrecks slow, shut down highways around Baton Rouge

    January 30, 2015 1:17 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Two wrecks slowed traffic or shut down highways around the Baton Rouge area Friday morning. Traffic along I-10 East into Ascension Parish remained backed up around noon after a dump truck overturned on the shoulder of the road. The truck was hauling gravel and no one was... more »
  • Police: theft scheme uncovered after bizarre dump truck crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 8, 2015 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three people were arrested in a bizarre limestone theft scheme that included significant - and expensive damage - to utility lines recently. Police arrested Kevin Coleman, Donald Moore and Keith D. Harrison Thursday. Coleman and Moore, both 52, were arrested earlier in the day while Harrison... more »
  • Dump truck on fire causes I-10 delays check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 11, 2014 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Late morning traffic headed east across the Mississippi River Bridge ground to a halt as an 18-wheeler caught fire near the middle of the bridge on Friday. The truck blocked the right lane of I-10 East and caused delays in both directions. DOTD said authorities... more »
  • Official: Suspect in TV station crash in custody

    May 13, 2014 12:45 PM

    TOWSON, Md. - A county official says police took a suspect into custody about five hours after he rammed a truck through the front of a Baltimore-area television station. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz says officers captured the suspect inside the station late Tuesday afternoon. Kamenetz says the suspect was... more »
  • LSP: Man killed after hitting dump truck head-on

    April 15, 2014 12:49 PM

    SORRENTO - State Police said a Napoleonville man died after hitting a dump truck head-on with his car Tuesday morning. Troopers said Shelby G. Johnson, 36, crossed the center line for unknown reasons and hit the dump truck while driving along LA 70 in Ascension Parish around 10 a.m.... more »
  • School bus driver, two students injured in accident with dump truck

    March 24, 2014 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating an accident Monday morning involving a school bus and dump truck. The accident happened this morning at the intersection of Airway Dr. and Choctaw Dr. According to EMS, the bus was rear-ended by the dump truck. The bus driver and two students were... more »
  • LSP: Truck driver in pileup may have been impaired

    January 29, 2013 10:58 AM

    GEISMAR - State Police arrested a truck driver they suspect to have been impaired when they were involved in a multi-vehicle wreck this morning in Ascension Parish. Troopers reopened La. 30 in Geismar after a six-vehicle pileup at 6:30 a.m. closed it for several hours. State Police said two... more »
  • One injured in I-10 crash

    June 22, 2010 5:16 AM

    Baton Rouge Police say one man was injured in a crash on I-10 east of College Drive. Police say a dump truck was headed eastbound behind a street sweeping machine when a truck hit the back of the dumptruck. The truck then crossed all lanes and stopped in a grassy... more »
  • Man arrested for 'drunk' dump truck driving

    April 28, 2010 5:05 PM

    Livingston Parish deputies were called to a scene on Sutton Road just north of Denham Springs where they found a stolen dump truck, downed power lines, and tennis shoe prints. Deputies say the truck had been stolen from a nearby dirt pit where other heavy equipment had been burglarized... more »
  • Tennis shoe prints lead to dump truck thief

    April 28, 2010 9:11 AM

    Livingston Parish deputies were called to a scene on Sutton Road just north of Denham Springs where they found a stolen dump truck, downed power lines, and tennis shoe prints. Deputies say the truck had been stolen from a nearby dirt pit where other heavy equipment had been burglarized by... more »

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