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  • Woman wanted for murder in Sunday shooting turns herself in

    May 17, 2016 5:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a woman wanted in connection with a fatal shooting on North Marque Ann Drive Sunday afternoon turned herself in to authorities on Tuesday morning. 23-year-old Kiera Turner was wanted for the shooting death of 22-year-old De Shannon Browder. Turner is accused of shooting Browder... more »
  • LSP credit social media for quick arrest in deadly hit-and-run Play Video

    April 26, 2016 8:49 AM

    HAMMOND - State Police have arrested the suspect believed to be behind a fatal hit-and-run crash that took the life of bicyclist on LA 443 near Hammond Tuesday morning. Troopers say the crash happened at 6 a.m., taking the life of 30-year-old Anand Singh Asi. Tuesday afternoon, State Police... more »
  • Victim's mother speaks out; she says her son was far from perfect.

    April 23, 2016 12:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a deadly shooting that killed one man Friday night in Baton Rouge. Police said 21-year-old Anthony Campbell was found deceased in the driveway of 2629 Laurel Street from apparent gunshot injuries. The shooting happened near the intersection on Laurel St.... more »
  • Zachary man dies after crashing into tree

    April 12, 2016 11:17 PM

    PRIDE - State Police say a Zachary man died Wednesday afternoon after crashing his vehicle into a tree. The accident happened just after 4 p.m. on Highway 37, south of Highway 63 in Pride. Crash investigators say 33-year-old Aramis Pepper wasn't wearing his seatbelt when he crossed the center... more »
  • Man who dialed police recalls scene of accident where 2 kids died Play Video

    April 11, 2016 10:32 PM

    WALKER - The man who called police to a deadly car accident Sunday night says he was inside watching television when he heard a loud boom. "It was horrible," said Reagan Snead. "There was a lot of screaming out here." Snead says he ran outside and called 911.... more »
  • Man found fatally shot near car with toddler sons inside

    March 15, 2016 3:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Authorities in New Orleans are investigating after a man was shot to death near a car where his two young sons were found. Local media outlets report New Orleans police say 30-year-old Shedric Morgan was shot in Gentilly around 9:45 a.m. Friday. Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse... more »
  • Police identify pedestrian killed trying to cross Airline Hwy Tuesday night

    February 16, 2016 8:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have identified a pedestrian who was killed Tuesday night as she attempted to cross Airline Highway north of Florida Boulevard. 43-year-old Melissa Arlt, of Angie, Louisiana, was pronounced dead at the scene by the EBR coroner at around 7 p.m. in the 8300... more »
  • Police: Man shot wife Friday night in apparent domestic dispute

    February 12, 2016 8:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is dead after police said he shot himself after first shooting his wife on Wooddale Court Friday night. The shooting happened around 7 p.m. near Airline Highway. The 27-year-old woman survived the shooting and was taken to an area hospital. The husband died... more »
  • OKC Thunder assistant coach's wife dies after car accident

    February 11, 2016 5:48 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK.- The wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams has died from injuries suffered in a car crash. Oklahoma City police say Ingrid Williams, the wife of the former New Orleans Pelicans head coach, died Wednesday evening at a hospital. Capt. Paco Valderrama says the 44-year-old's... more »
  • Troopers identify 2nd victim in deadly crash on I-10

    February 3, 2016 8:39 PM

    SORRENTO - Investigators say speed is a suspected factor in an I-10 crash near Sorrento that took the lives of a pair of California residents and hospitalized another Wednesday night. Louisiana State Police say the crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-10 east of LA 22 in Ascension... more »
  • Watson woman dies after head-on crash

    January 28, 2016 9:41 AM

    WATSON- Louisiana State Police say a Watson woman died after being involved in a head-on crash in Livingston Parish. According to State Police, the crash happened just after 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 23. Kristy Badeaux, 45, was driving on LA 1019 when her car drifted into oncoming traffic... more »
  • Man hit and killed by train in New Iberia

    January 18, 2016 7:40 AM

    NEW IBERIA- An Iberia Parish spokesman says a 55-year-old man has been killed by a train in New Iberia. Maj. Ryan Turner says that the man was standing between two freight cars when the train began to move. The man's name has not been released. He's the sixth person killed... more »
  • Driver, 2 passengers die after SUV hits tree

    January 17, 2016 4:17 PM

    PITKIN - Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed three people on Louisiana Highway 113. Spokesman Daniel "Scott" Moreau of the Louisiana State Police says troopers responded to the crash around 2 p.m. Saturday. He says the driver, 70-year-old Michael O. Perkins, lost control of his SUV and exited... more »
  • 77-year-old man dies from injuries sustained in Friday morning wreck

    January 15, 2016 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a 77-year-old man died earlier Friday from injuries sustained during a traffic crash that happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of North Lobdell Blvd. John Schneller was driving a smaller hybrid vehicle when he tried to cross the southbound lane of North... more »
  • LSP say Zachary woman killed in NYE crash

    January 1, 2016 10:18 AM

    ZACHARY - State Police said a Zachary woman wasn't wearing a seat belt when she was killed in a three-vehicle wreck overnight in East Baton Rouge Parish. Troopers said 45-year-old Joycelyn Tennart died in the wreck on US 61 north of LA 64 around 8 p.m. LSP said... more »
  • Baton Rouge man dies in Livingston Parish crash

    December 31, 2015 11:48 PM

    SATSUMA - Sheriff's deputies released the name of a Baton Rouge man who died in a New Year's Eve crash in Livingston Parish. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said 27-year-old Trey Long died in the wreck which happened on McArthur Drive near Satsuma. Deputies said around 7:30 p.m.... more »
  • Police: Man dies after falling from interstate exit ramp Play Video

    December 30, 2015 9:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is dead after he fell from overpass on I-10 near the Washington St. and I-110 exit. Police believe the man jumped from the exit ramp after being involved in an accident, but the incident is still under investigation. The interstate closed for a... more »
  • Hammond man killed in single vehicle crash in Tangipahoa

    December 13, 2015 3:45 PM

    HAMMOND – A Hammond man was killed after his truck overturned and crashed into a tree in Tangipahoa Parish Saturday, according to State Police. Louisiana State Police said 34-year-old David Neal Giacone was traveling southbound on LA 1065 when his pickup truck drove off the right side of the... more »
  • Driver charged with negligent homicide in cycling teen's death

    December 9, 2015 8:29 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Louisiana State Police charged a Gonzales man with negligent homicide in the death of a Prairieville teen while the boy was riding his bike in Ascension Parish overnight. Troopers said 26-year-old Joshua Ashford faces both negligent homicide and speeding charges after the wreck which killed 14-year-old Brennan... more »
  • Investigative Unit uncovers questions about apartment where deadly fire happened Play Video

    December 8, 2015 9:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Code violations and questions about the proper classification of an apartment complex being rented to a group home are issues that are now overshadowed by a deadly fire Tuesday. Before sunrise, an apartment building in the 600 block of N. Donmoor caught on fire. A man... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly I-10 big rig pileup

    December 2, 2015 11:21 AM

    RAMAH - State Police identified the victim in a deadly crash on I-10 as a Tennessee man whose 18-wheeler ran into the trailers of two other big rigs on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. Investigators said 42-year-old Karl Lindberg of Crossville, Tenn. died at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital... more »
  • Independence woman killed in crash

    December 1, 2015 2:19 PM

    ALBANY - State Police said a Livingston Parish woman died and another person was injured in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. Investigators said 49-year-old Peggy Perry of Independence died when her pickup ran off the road and overturned. A passenger with her was moderately injured. LSP said the... more »
  • Louisiana highway department to start bridge repairs Sunday

    December 1, 2015 4:11 AM

    SLIDELL- The Louisiana highway department has pushed back schedule repairs to a bridge railing on westbound Interstate 10. The repairs were supposed to start Monday, but will instead start Sunday. The Department of Transportation and Development says the left lane of the Middle Pearl River bridge will be closed Sunday,... more »
  • 3 die in Plaquemines Parish vehicle fire after wreck

    November 26, 2015 1:36 PM

    PLAQUEMINES PARISH - Sheriff’s deputies in Plaquemines Parish said three people died in an early morning single vehicle crash after the car burst into flames. The wreck happened shortly before 2 a.m. in the 30400 block of Plaquemines Parish Hwy 11 in Port Sulphur. Deputies said the area of... more »
  • Pair of motorcyclists killed in Iberia Parish wreck with big rig

    November 26, 2015 12:27 PM

    IBERIA PARISH - State Police say a crash involving three vehicles on LA 14 west of US 190 took the lives of two motorcyclists from Abbeville Wednesday night. Troopers said the crash happened just after 6 p.m. as 29-year-old Ernest Comesana Jr., of Crowley, was driving an 18-wheeler east... more »
  • Driver accused of fourth offense DWI in deadly Erwinville hit-and-run Play Video

    November 20, 2015 9:50 AM

    ERWINVILLE - A suspected drunk driver is facing charges of vehicular homicide and fourth offense DWI after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash in Erwinville that left the other driver dead Friday morning. It happened around 5 a.m. on LA 620 at LA 983. Law enforcement identified the... more »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing the street

    November 15, 2015 1:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating another fatal accident after a pedestrian was struck when trying to cross the street Saturday morning. Police said Ivory Robinson ,25, died after being struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on Florida Blvd. It happened in the 8200 block of Florida... more »
  • Bicyclist hit, killed in crash

    November 15, 2015 12:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE -Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal crash that struck and killed a bicyclist Saturday night. A 26-year- old man was struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle. Police said it happened in the 2200 block of Lee Dr around 7:45 p.m. The cyclist died... more »
  • November 13, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    November 13, 2015 8:09 AM

    Early morning fire claims at least one life on Madison Avenue Narcotics agents investigate house fire in Denham Springs that sent four people to the hospital Social media movement aims to rename Lee Cirle after New Orleans Music Legend Allen Toussaint Game on: A weekend without rain more »
  • At least 1 dead in fire on Madison Ave.

    November 13, 2015 7:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are looking into a deadly fire that broke out early Friday morning in Baton Rouge. Fire crews responded to a call about a shed on fire to the 5100 block of Madison Avenue just before 2 a.m. At least one person died in the fire. We'll continue... more »
  • 2 dead in two separate New Orleans shootings

    November 7, 2015 1:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans are investigating two separate fatal shootings. The first happened around 2 a.m. Saturday. Police said they were called to a usually unoccupied residence where construction work was under way. They found a man there, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the... more »
  • Mississippi woman killed in accident on I-20 in Louisiana

    November 6, 2015 11:46 AM

    SIMSBORO - Louisiana State police say a 29-year-old Mississippi woman died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 in Lincoln Parish. Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt says the accident happened shortly after 7:20 Thursday night about three miles west of Simsboro. Reichardt says a small SUV driven by Noura Makki, of... more »
  • Police identify 3 suspects in Baton Rouge murder

    November 6, 2015 9:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are asking for the public's help to find three men accused in the shooting death of another man last month near a BREC park. Arrest warrants have been issued for Alexander Brock, 23, Marcus Gillard, 28, and 19-year-old Dyshun Winns. The... more »
  • Two 18-wheelers involved in fatal Basin Bridge crash

    November 6, 2015 8:09 AM

    IBERVILLE PARISH- One person is dead after a crash on I-10 East. State troopers say two crashes took place at mile marker 133 near the end Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. The accidents involved two 18-wheelers and a third vehicle. All lanes are back open on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. We will... more »
  • State police: 6 killed, multiple injuries in bus crash

    November 6, 2015 6:23 AM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Arkansas State Police say as many as six people were killed in an early morning charter bus crash along Interstate 40 in North Little Rock. Multiple people with injuries have also been transported from the scene by ambulance. Troopers received the reports about the single vehicle crash... more »
  • Cyclist killed in hit-and-run crash

    October 24, 2015 4:41 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Deputies in Ascension Parish are investigating a fatal crash that left a cyclist dead early Saturday morning. The Sheriff's Office says Daniel Lafleur, Sr., 67, was riding his bike on Parker Rd. in Prarieville when he was hit by a vehicle. The other driver took off, and Lafleur... more »
  • Shreveport man killed in motorcycle crash on US 190 in Hammond

    October 21, 2015 11:53 AM

    HAMMOND – Police say a Shreveport man was killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash on US 190 West in Hammond. Louisiana State Police said 51-year-old Morgan Welch, of Shreveport, was killed when his Harley Davidson motorcycle drifted onto the eastbound lane and struck an SUV. Troopers said that... more »
  • Alexandria teen dies in Rapides Parish wreck

    October 20, 2015 4:39 PM

    RAPIDES PARISH - An Alexandria teenager is dead after a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning. State police said they responded to the crash at around 10:33 a.m., which happened on LA Hwy 457 north of US Hwy 71. 17-year-old Bree Ducote was driving a 2007 Chevrolet pickup northbound... more »
  • Two killed in Bayou Sorrel wreck

    October 12, 2015 12:02 PM

    BAYOU SORREL - Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi said two people died in a wreck this morning in the Bayou Sorrel area. Stassi said the wreck happened shortly after 10 a.m. on Highway 75 at Stampley Drive. The sheriff later identified the people killed in the crash as James... more »
  • High school student killed in stabbing

    October 10, 2015 11:20 PM

    GONZALES - A St. Amant High School senior was stabbed to death today by another teenager. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said the victim, 18-year-old Todd Toups Jr., was visiting a friend he was planning to go to the high school's homecoming dance with at Cobb's Trailer Park on Roddy... more »
  • Third fatal flight in New Jersey this week claims one life

    September 12, 2015 1:26 PM

    WATERFORD, N.J. - Authorities say a small plane has crashed into a wooded area behind a home in southern New Jersey, leaving one person dead. Camden County spokesman Dan Keashen says the plane crashed Saturday morning in Waterford Township. He says one person has been confirmed killed in the crash.... more »
  • Fordoche man killed in Pointe Coupee Parish accident

    August 30, 2015 11:40 AM

    LIVONIA, La. - Louisiana State Police say impairment is suspected in a crash that took the life of a Pointe Coupee man. Just after midnight Saturday, State Police Troop A began investigations on a single vehicle fatality accident on LA 77, south of LA 81. State Police say... more »
  • Fatal wrong way crash on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish

    August 26, 2015 9:51 AM

    AMITE- One person has died in a two vehicle accident Wednesday on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish between Independence and Amite. Louisiana State Police have identified the victim in the accident as 22-year-old Summer Allen Graves of Amite. Police say the accident was reported about 3 a.m. Police say investigators... more »
  • Officials say TV killings suspect died at hospital

    August 26, 2015 9:18 AM

    MONETA, Va. - Authorities in Virginia said the disgruntled TV station employee who is believed to have shot and killed two of his former co-workers Wednesday morning has died. Officials said 41-year-old Vester Lee Flanagan II of Roanoke shot himself while police were pursuing him after the shootings of... more »
  • One dead after shooting on Skysail

    August 23, 2015 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was shot and killed in the 8000 block of Skysail Ave. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department is still investigating. Any one with information is asked to call the Sheriff's office at 389-5000 We will update this story with more information as... more »
  • Domestic disturbance 911 call leads to manslaughter charges

    August 23, 2015 1:17 PM

    CECILIA, La. - Just after 2 a.m. Sunday, a 911 call was received in reference to a domestic disturbance in the 1000 block of Anse Broussard Hwy. Upon arrival, St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies found Jason Stanley, 38, dead after an apparent stab wound. After an investigation, Sophia... more »
  • Investigators to recommend Jenner face manslaughter

    August 20, 2015 3:21 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Sheriff's investigators plan to recommend prosecutors file a vehicular manslaughter charge against Caitlyn Jenner for her role in a fatal car crash on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu last February. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida says investigators found that Jenner was driving "unsafe... more »
  • Deadly wreck investigated in Clinton Play Video

    August 18, 2015 10:41 AM

    CLINTON - State police said an Amite man died and nine people were hurt in a three-vehicle wreck Tuesday morning in East Feliciana Parish. Troopers said 51-year-old James McFadden III died in the wreck on Plank Road north of LA 959 around 8 a.m. Investigators said an 18-year-old... more »
  • One dead in Point Coupee crash

    August 15, 2015 5:00 PM

    A man is dead after crashing into an Acadian Ambulance head on. It happened in Pointe Coupee Parish on LA 411 south of US 190 around 7:00 pm Friday evening. 61 year old Brett Bergeron of Lottie, LA was traveling southbound on LA 411 in a 2008... more »
  • Impairment suspected in fatal crash

    August 12, 2015 10:30 AM

    PORT ALLEN- Louisiana State Police say impairment might have played a factor in an interstate wreck that killed a woman in Port Allen. Troopers say 38-year-old Tasha Nelson was killed in the single-vehicle crash shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday night. The crash happened on LA 415 south of US... more »
  • Maurice woman killed in four vehicle I-10 wreck

    August 11, 2015 11:30 AM

    R AMAH - Louisiana State Police said the person who died in an interstate wreck near Ramah Tuesday morning was a Maurice woman who founded a statewide support organization for law enforcement officers and their spouses. Troopers said 33-year-old Tracy Franques died in the multi-vehicle wreck on I-10 East... more »
  • Two killed in crash in East Feliciana Parish

    August 8, 2015 2:28 PM

    SLAUGHTER - State Police say two people were killed in a crach Saturday morning when their car drove off the side of the road, hit a concrete support and erupted in flames. The crash happened around 4 a.m. on LA-19 in East Feliciana Parish, north of LA-956. The... more »
  • Two pedestrians killed in Tangipahoa Parish crash

    August 1, 2015 12:47 PM

    HUSSER, La. - Two female pedestrians were killed after being struck by a vehicle on LA 1062 Saturday morning. Charlotte Woods Ross, 32, and Angel Simmons, 28, were walking in the center of LA 1062’s eastbound travel lane around 4 a.m., when a vehicle being driven by Katy Robertson,... more »
  • Man found dead in overturned car in EBR Parish

    July 31, 2015 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 25-year-old man has been found dead in his overturned vehicle in northern East Baton Rouge after he ran off U.S. Highway 61 north of La. 64. Louisiana State Police began an investigation into Thursday's single-vehicle crash after a state Department of Transportation and Development worker found... more »
  • Report: Speed caused 27 percent of La. traffic death in 2013

    July 22, 2015 7:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A new report finds speeding was a factor in at least 27 percent of Louisiana traffic fatalities in 2013. A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study says the state had 703 traffic fatalities two years ago and 193 stemmed in part from speeding. More than 9,600 people nationally... more »
  • State fire marshal investigating deadly travel trailer fire

    July 14, 2015 7:58 AM

    PORT ALLEN- The state Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a fatal fire in Port Allen. Investigators say the body of a man was found in a burning travel trailer early Tuesday morning. The victim's name has not been released. We will continue to keep you updated... more »
  • LSP accuse driver of being drunk in deadly crash

    July 13, 2015 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police said Monday they planned to charge a man with drunk driving and vehicular homicide in the death of a Baton Rouge woman last week. Troopers said 42-year-old Marcus Castille was driving around 10 p.m. on July 7 when his pickup flipped off the... more »
  • Troopers identify Denham Springs man killed in car crash

    July 10, 2015 10:34 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State Troopers identified the man killed in a car crash Thursday. Benjamin Ramos, 32, crossed the center line on LA 16 and struck another vehicle head on. The other driver, John Bedford and his passenger also received serious injuries in the crash. All of the... more »
  • Fatal crash leaves 1 dead, 1 in serious condition

    July 8, 2015 9:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are trying to figure out what caused a truck crash that killed one person and left another in critical condition. Louisiana State Police say Tasha Gross, 35, and Marcus Castille, 42, were traveling southbound on LA 410 when the Chevy Avalanche they were riding in flipped over.... more »
  • Motorcycle driver killed in wreck

    July 1, 2015 7:32 PM

    WATSON - State Police said a motorcycle driver was hit and killed in Livingston Parish Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said Charles Sons Jr. ,68, was riding in Watson on Highway 16 through an intersection. Lisa Meek, 46, failed to yield and turned onto Cane Market Road and into the motorcycle's... more »
  • Mississippi man dies in Baton Rouge crash

    June 28, 2015 5:58 PM

    ZACHARY, La. - Louisiana State Police say a Mississippi man was thrown from his pickup truck and died when he ran off U.S. 61 near Zachary, Louisiana, and hit a culvert. Trooper First Class Bryan Lee, a state police spokesman, says 44-year-old Steven Byrd of Woodville, Mississippi, was not wearing... more »
  • Woman dies from stabbing, not car crash

    June 15, 2015 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 36-year-old woman stabbed in a fight Sunday morning died from those stab wounds and not from the crash that threw her from the vehicle, police said. Tomica Jacobs got stabbed in the groin during a fight in the 4100 block of Levera St. Someone... 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 »

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