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  • 15-year-old girl shot and killed in Baton Rouge

    January 18, 2017 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Details have come to light in the early hours of Thursday morning regarding the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Au'Miracle McElwee. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the shooting occurred on Wednesday around 10 p.m. in the 5100 block of Oaklon Avenue. Investigators say that McElwee was... more »
  • Traffic diverted on Siegen Lane following crash

    January 18, 2017 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A crash on Siegen Lane has forced law enforcement to divert traffic while they investigate. The crash happened at Siegen Lane and N. Mall Drive. Two vehicles were involved. It is unclear if there are any injuries. Traffic was being diverted through N. Mall Drive... more »
  • Baton Rouge man killed in Livingston shooting Play Video

    January 18, 2017 9:19 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Livingston Parish sheriff’s office is working a deadly shooting off Monroe Perkins Road. That’s north of the city of Denham Springs. Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office officials say Corey Graham, 27, of Baton Rouge was shot just after 6:00 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses told deputies... more »
  • 3 dead in early morning accident

    January 17, 2017 8:38 PM

    LEESVILLE - A fiery early morning traffic accident in Vernon Parish caused three deaths. State police say it happened around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday on Louisiana Highway 1146. A driver lost control of a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu that ran off the roadway and hit several trees before overturning and becoming engulfed... more »
  • Man turns himself in for fatal hit and run in Chauvin

    January 17, 2017 4:03 PM

    CHAUVIN - Troopers have arrested a man for the fatal hit and run crash that killed one person Tuesday morning. Christopher Little, 47, of Chauvin called state troopers from his residence Tueaday to inform them he was involved in the fatal crash. Police arrived at his home and found... more »
  • Man ejected from vehicle, killed on Old Hammond Highway

    January 13, 2017 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man was killed in a single vehicle crash on LA 426 early Friday morning. Kenneth Salinas, 26, ran off the road while traveling westbound on US 190 in a 2012 Lexus IS250. Louisiana State Police say his vehicle struck a culvert and became... more »
  • Good Samaritan killed in Friday I-110 NB crash

    January 6, 2017 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Good Samaritan was killed after trying to assist during a multi-car wreck Friday morning. Baton Rouge Police traffic homicide detectives say two separate accidents occurred around 3:30 a.m. near the Convention Street exit of North I-110. Detectives say a 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer was traveling... more »
  • BRPD searching for suspect in Ritterman Ave. shooting

    January 5, 2017 10:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are looking for a man they say could have played a part in a December shooting on Ritterman Avenue. BRPD officials say 34-year-old Richard Johnson is wanted in connection to the death of Juan Montgomery . Police say 2 black male suspects... more »
  • Suspect arrested for fatal November shooting on Jade Avenue

    January 5, 2017 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a man on Thursday who was wanted for a fatal shooting on Jade Avenue in November. Clarence Eugene Parker, 22-year-old, was arrested for the second degree murder of 32-year-old Eric Jones. The shooting occurred on Nov. 19 in the... more »
  • Police: Fatal New Year's Day crash leaves one dead in Hammond

    January 1, 2017 12:20 PM

    HAMMOND - A two vehicle wrong direction crash on Interstate 55 claimed the life of a 23-year-old early New Year's day. According to State Police, around 5:00 a.m. January 1, Troopers responded to the two vehicle crash on Interstate 55 north of Wardline Rd. in Hammond. The crash claimed... more »
  • Sheriff's office: Man fatally shot after lunging at deputies

    December 31, 2016 2:10 PM

    LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy fatally shot a South Florida man who was armed with a knife. In a statement, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said deputies were called to the Loxahatchee home early Saturday about a man threatening family members with a knife.... more »
  • Early morning tralier fire kills one in St. George

    December 31, 2016 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An early morning fire claimed the life of one victim on S. Hendricks early Saturday morning. According to St. George fire authorities, around 4:09 a.m. Saturday morning, fire officials were called to the 7000 block of S. Hendricks for a reported trailer fire. Upon arrival,... more »
  • Woman arrested for fatal hit and run on Juban Road

    December 29, 2016 11:11 AM

    LIVINGSTON – State Troopers arrested a woman for a fatal hit and run on Juban Road that occurred on Dec. 20 . Troopers arrested 49-year-old Debra Bridges for hit and run and obstruction of justice. It was determined that Bridges was the driver of a blue Ford F-150... more »
  • Man arrested following fatal shooting on Education Street

    December 28, 2016 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An arrest has been made in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred on Education Street on Dec. 23 . BRPD arrested 33-year-old Johnny Matthews on charges of second degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police... more »
  • Police: Failure to yield kills one passenger in Assumption Parish crash

    December 28, 2016 12:32 AM

    PAINCOURTVILLE - State Police said a driver's failure to yield led to a two vehicle crash resulting in one death. According to State Police, around 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening, Troopers from Troop C responded to a two vehicle crash on LA 70 at the intersection with LA Spur 70.... more »
  • Sheriff: Deputy kills woman threatening him with knife

    December 25, 2016 1:08 PM

    LAKE WALES, Fla. - A Florida sheriff's deputy fatally shot a woman who authorities say threatened him with a knife. A Polk County Sheriff's Office statement said 53-year-old Miriam Ann Savino called 911 requesting help Saturday afternoon for "a matter of life or death." Sheriff's spokeswoman Donna Wood said Deputy... more »
  • Police searching for driver involved in fatal crash on North 22nd St.

    December 25, 2016 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are searching for the driver of a 2002 Ford F-150 that was involved in a vehicle crash that left one person dead on N. 22nd St. Saturday evening. According to BRPD, the fatal crash occurred around 7:50 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of N.... more »
  • Police: Impairment suspected in wrong-way crash on US 61

    December 24, 2016 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police responded to a head-on collision between two vehicles that left one of the drivers dead early Saturday morning. The crash occurred around 3 a.m. Saturday morning on US 61 south of LA 964 in East Baton Rouge Parish. According to State Police, the... more »
  • Victim identified in fatal hit and run on Juban Road

    December 20, 2016 7:26 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS– Louisiana State Police are looking for the driver in a hit and run crash that left one person dead. The crash occurred on Tuesday afternoon around 6 p.m. on Juban Road south of I-12. The victim was identified as 36-year-old Corey Peeples. Authorities say Peeples was... more »
  • State Police searching for suspect in fatal hit and run on LA 20

    December 16, 2016 11:39 AM

    SCHRIEVER – Louisiana State Police are searching for a suspect responsible for a fatal hit and run crash on LA 20. The crash occurred on Friday at 3 a.m. on LA 20 near Main Project Road in Terrebonne Parish. According to State Police, the vehicle that fled following the... more »
  • Police identify victim in Ritterman Ave. shooting

    December 11, 2016 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the man who was killed in a shooting on Ritterman Avenue Sunday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, 37-year-old Juan Montgomery was killed on Ritterman Avenue around 9:30 a.m. Police spokesperson L'jean McKneely said that two black males forcefully entered Montgomery's home, shooting... more »
  • Driver dies in crash on Hwy. 955 near Ethel

    December 5, 2016 12:41 PM

    EAST FELCIANA - The East Feliciana Sheriff's Office reported a fatal crash outside of Ethel on Monday around 10 a.m. According to State Police, one of the drivers, 33-year-old Kristy Weatherman, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Highway 955 west of Highway 19 outside of... more »
  • Second suspect arrested in New Orleans shooting

    December 2, 2016 9:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have arrested a second suspect in the Bourbon Street shooting that left one person dead and nine others injured. Acting on information gathered in the investigation, LoNew Orleans police have arrested a second suspect in the Bourbon Street shooting that left one person dead... more »
  • 19-year-old woman shot to death on 47th Street

    November 30, 2016 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting that took place in the 1100 block of N. 47th Street on Wednesday night. The shooting claimed the life of 19-year-old April Netter of Baton Rouge. According to BRPD, Netter was shot while sitting in a... more »
  • 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting on N. 47th Street

    November 30, 2016 8:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police have been called to a double shooting in North Baton Rouge. The crime scene is in the 1100 block of 47th Street. According to sources, one victim was shot and killed. A second person is being treated for minor injuries News 2's Mark Armstrong... more »
  • Mud boat operator dies after collision with tour airboat

    November 29, 2016 8:16 PM

    THIBODAUX - State wildlife and fisheries agents are investigating a fatal boating incident in Lafourche Parish. It happened about 3 p.m. Monday near Mud Lake along Bayou Des Allemands after a swamp tour airboat from Airboat Tours by Arthur collided with a mud boat. The mud boat's operator, 35-year-old Bart... more »
  • 14-year-old dead after crash in East Feliciana Parish

    November 24, 2016 7:15 PM

    NORWOOD – State Police say a 14-year-old is dead after a single car crash in East Feliciana Parish Thursday afternoon. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened around 4 p.m. Thursday on LA 422 east of LA 19. Investigators say 24-year-old Shannon Sessions was traveling westbound on... more »
  • Robbery suspect shot and killed at Texas Raising Cane's

    November 22, 2016 11:50 PM

    THE WOODLANDS - An armed robber was killed and multiple others were injured in a shooting at a Raising Cane's near Houston. According to KTRK , a deputy working security at the location shot and killed a man attempting to rob the restaurant. Police treated several people in... more »
  • Suspect arrested in Texas detective's shooting death

    November 21, 2016 8:02 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - A suspect has been arrested in the fatal weekend shooting of a San Antonio police detective. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said Monday evening that 31-year-old Otis Tyrone McKane was arrested without incident in the Sunday night killing of Detective Benjamin Marconi. He was arrested around... more »
  • Man wanted for fatal shooting on Jade Avenue

    November 21, 2016 4:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect wanted for the fatal shooting of man that took place on Jade Avenue Saturday. Clarence Eugene Parker, 21, is wanted for the second degree murder of 32-year-old Eric Jones. According to EBRSO, Parker and Jones got... more »
  • Suspect arrested in fatal Shreveport double shooting

    November 21, 2016 11:00 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of two people in Shreveport's Mooretown neighborhood. 25-year-old Arthur Anderson was arrested Sunday and faces two counts of second-degree murder. The Caddo Parish Coroner's Office identified victims as 37-year-old Huey Leonard and 27-year-old Ashley Williams. Police found the couple... more »
  • Teens charged in death of congressman's grandson

    November 20, 2016 12:05 PM

    CHICAGO - Two teenagers have been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an Illinois congressman's grandson following an argument over basketball shoes. Chicago police said Sunday morning that the 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl were due in bond court later in the day. Authorities say the two... more »
  • Police make arrest in connection to fatal event hall shooting

    November 17, 2016 8:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting at a Plank Road event hall in October. Police say Kwame Orlando Robinson went to the Renaissance Center in early October with Marquise Bailey and Alvin Donahue, with intentions of robbing employees at the business.... more »
  • Airport resumes operations after shooting

    November 15, 2016 9:15 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City has resumed operations after being closed for several hours following a fatal shooting. The airport was shut down by police shortly after a Southwest Airlines employee was shot about 1 p.m. Tuesday. Michael Winchester died after being taken to a... more »
  • Man found dead at vacant Greenwell Springs Road home identified

    November 4, 2016 12:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Detectives say one man was found shot to death on Friday morning at a vacant home in Baton Rouge. On Monday, Baton Rouge Police said the man has been identified as 43-year-old Thomas Harris. Harris is believed to be homeless. Harris' body was found around 10:15... more »
  • Woman dies after car overturns, catches fire on LA 449

    October 31, 2016 10:13 PM

    LIVINGSTON – A single-vehicle crash on LA 449 in Livingston took the life of one woman early Monday evening after her car overturned and caught fire. On Monday, Oct. 31, around 6 p.m. Louisiana State Police responded to a crash on LA 449 north of LA 63 in Livingston... more »
  • Driver wanted for fatal hit and run on Florida Blvd.

    October 27, 2016 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Traffic Homicide detectives are investigating a fatal hit and run crash that occurred on Florida Boulevard on Wednesday afternoon. The crash occurred on Oct. 26 around 4 p.m. in the 10000 block of Florida Boulevard near Sharp Road. 31-year-old Sam Edward Williams was... more »
  • Driver, 7-year-old killed in fiery crash early Saturday morning, impairment suspected

    October 15, 2016 12:35 PM

    ROUGON – The driver of vehicle and a 7-year-old passenger were killed after their vehicle crashed into a utility pole and caught on fire early Saturday morning. According to State Police, the crash occurred around 1 a.m. Saturday morning on LA 984, south of LA 983. The driver, Javone... more »
  • Crash on exit ramp of North I-110 claims life of 61-year-old

    October 13, 2016 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A fatal crash on the exit ramp of North I-110 at Highway 19 early Thursday morning that took the life a 61-year-old man. The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday when 61-year-old Leonard Jackson was driving a Hyundai Sonata when his car ran off the... more »
  • Woman dies after crashing into guardrail on LA 68

    September 26, 2016 11:15 PM

    JACKSON - State Police said a women died after her vehicle crashed off the side of LA 68 Monday afternoon. Officials said around 2 p.m. on Monday, State Police began to investigate the crash that took the life of 32-year-old Amie McGraw of Jackson. Investigators learned that McGraw was... more »
  • Fatal crash involving pedestrian on Winbourne Avenue under investigation

    September 26, 2016 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal crash on Winbourne Avenue that took the life of one pedestrian. The crash occurred on Sunday around 6:30 a.m. in the 4100 block of Winbourne Avenue when a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling east bound on the street in... more »
  • Passenger dead and driver injured after crash in Washington Parish, Impairment suspected

    September 24, 2016 1:26 PM

    WASHINGTON PARISH - One man is dead and another is injured after their vehicle crashed into a utility pole on LA 436 Friday night. State Police responded to a single vehicle crash around 8 p.m. Friday night on LA 436 near LA 21. Investigators learned that 54 year-old Lark... more »
  • Drunk driving suspected in fatal crash on LA 13

    September 20, 2016 10:28 AM

    EVANGELINE PARISH - Louisiana State Police suspect that drunk driving was a factor in a crash on LA 13 over the weekend that took the life of a Ville Platte man. The crash occurred on Sunday around 2:20 a.m. on LA 13 near Gilbert Road. Arthur Velasquez, 31 of... more »
  • 26-year-old pedestrian killed in hit and run crash on LA 16

    September 13, 2016 3:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal hit and run on LA 16 that left a 26-year-old man dead. The initial investigation revealed that the crash occurred as 26-year-old Donald Arnett and another pedestrian were walking northbound on LA 16 north of LA1034 on Monday around 9... 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 »
  • Sources: 1 killed in crash on Airline Hwy

    September 9, 2016 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sources say one person was killed in a car wreck Friday night. It happened on Airline Highway near Old Jefferson around 10 p.m.It's unclear what caused the crash. Authorities have not released any information at this time. Check back for updates. more »
  • Teen bicyclist struck and killed in Lafourche Parish crash

    September 6, 2016 8:56 PM

    RACELAND - A 13-year-old riding her bike this afternoon died after she struck the rear of a dump truck. Around 1 p.m. Tuesday, State Troopers started investigating a fatal crash that took the life of Autumn Fuller. Fuller was biking east on the westbound shoulder of LA 182. The... more »
  • Mississippi man dies walking across US 90 in Louisiana

    September 5, 2016 11:13 AM

    NEW IBERIA - Louisiana State Police say a 34-year-old Mississippi man was hit by an SUV and killed as he walked across U.S. 90 near New Iberia. Master Trooper Brooks David says Jason Newburn of Hattiesburg was hit about 8:30 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of U.S. 90 and Louisiana... more »
  • Fatal pedestrian crash involving 13-year-old currently under investigation

    September 4, 2016 11:28 AM

    AMELIA - A crash that occurred Saturday night claimed the life of the pedestrian involved. 13-year-old Allyson Duval of Morgan City was walking near Lake Palourde Road shortly before 9 p.m. when she was struck by a tan Chevrolet pick-up truck driven by a 32-year-old man of Amelia, St.... more »
  • Zachary man killed in three vehicle crash

    August 20, 2016 10:46 PM

    LIVONIA – State Police say a Zachary man is dead after a three vehicle crash on USA 190 in Pointe Coupee Parish Saturday. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened near the intersection of US 190 and LA 978 around 1 p.m. Saturday. Crash investigators say the... more »
  • Driver arrested after deadly hit-and-run on the Old Bridge

    August 20, 2016 1:15 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A pedestrian was hit and killed and another man arrested after a hit and run incident around 2 a.m. on US 190. The crash occurred on the Old Mississippi River Bridge. The pedestrian identified as 36 year old Vontravis Stevens of Plauqemine was walking across the... more »
  • Troopers identify woman killed in Tickfaw crash

    August 20, 2016 12:45 PM

    TICKFAW - Louisiana State Police identified the pedestrian killed when she was truck by a vehicle on US 51 in Tickfaw Friday night. Police say the incident happened after 11 p.m. Friday near the intersection of US 51 and Pardo Rd. in Tickfaw. Investigators say 36-year-old Joni Fricano... more »
  • 14-year-old dead after crash on LA 10 in Franklinton

    August 6, 2016 7:51 PM

    FRANKLINTON – State Police say a 14-year-old is dead after a crash on LA 10 in Franklinton, La. Saturday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened on LA 10 west of LA 439 after 11 a.m. Saturday. Police say 25-year-old Earniesha Lott was driving eastbound on LA... more »
  • One person dead after shooting outside Zachary convenience store; suspect wanted

    July 5, 2016 7:22 PM

    ZACHARY – Authorities are looking for a man in connection to a fatal shooting that took place outside of a convenience store, Gate City Food Mart, on Lower Zachary Road at Highway 19 around 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 5. Zachary Police are currently looking for 18-year-old Antoine Thomas who... more »
  • Victims' names released in deadly car crash in Ethel

    June 25, 2016 10:54 PM

    ETHEL – Two people are dead after a car struck a tree in East Feliciana Parish Saturday night. First responders say the single vehicle crash happened around 7:53 p.m. at the intersection Line Road and LA 955 near Ethel, Louisiana. Deputies say 22-year-old Jonathan Hilliard was driving his 2010... more »
  • Arrest made in June 9 accident that killed girl, 14

    June 23, 2016 6:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say they've made an arrest in the hit-and-run traffic crash that killed a 14-year-old girl. A police news release says the accident happened June 9 on Interstate 10. The victim, Kayla Lagarde of New Orleans, was a passenger in a Pontiac Grand Am that... more »
  • Trooper injured responding to deadly crash on Bonnet Carre Spillway

    June 5, 2016 1:27 PM

    ST. CHARLES PARISH - One person is dead following a crash on the Bonnet Carre Spillway early Sunday morning. A trooper responding to the crash was also injured in a separate accident. State Police say Louis R. Hernandez, from Meridian, MS, stopped his car on the right shoulder so... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crash in Iberville Parish

    June 1, 2016 12:13 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH- A crash on LA 386 in Iberville Parish took the life of a motorcyclist. On May 30 around 2 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Troop A began investigating a single-vehicle fatality crash that occurred on LA 386 west of LA 77. The initial investigation revealed that the crash... more »
  • 14 La. holiday weekend traffic deaths double 2015 total

    May 31, 2016 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police say there were twice as many Memorial Day weekend traffic deaths in the state this year as there were in 2015. A Tuesday news release says there were nine fatal crashes resulting in 14 deaths statewide during the holiday weekend. Last year, seven Memorial... more »
  • LSP: 4 dead after fiery collision in Clinton Play Video

    May 31, 2016 6:08 AM

    CLINTON - An overnight head-on collision on LA 67, north of LA 432, took the lives of four people, including an infant, in East Feliciana Parish. State Police said 24-year-old Jakyle Hall of Norwood, 22-year-old Brandon Temple, 19-year-old Holley Thomas and 1-year-old Hazel Temple all sustained fatal injuries in... more »

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