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  • LSP: One killed in head-on collision in Washington Parish

    August 19, 2017 11:43 AM

    VARNADO - A 71-year-old woman died following a two-vehicle crash in Washington Parish Friday night. According to Louisiana State Police, Troopers responded to the crash on LA 436-1 south of Varnado around 9:50 p.m. The crash claimed the life of 71-year-old Hazel Marie Caruso of Angie, according to... more »
  • Third suspect arrested in connection to East Polk Street shooting

    August 17, 2017 12:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a third suspect in the June shooting death of a Baton Rouge man. Detectives say 24-year-old John Dunbar was arrested Wednesday evening. He was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, charged with second degree murder. Donald Wayne Ely was killed on June... more »
  • Young girl dead after car plows into Paris pizzeria

    August 14, 2017 4:21 PM

    PARIS - French police say a little girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris. An official with the national gendarme service said the driver... more »
  • UPDATE: Fatal crash that killed teen driver determined hit-and-run, driver arrested

    August 13, 2017 1:06 PM

    ST. LANDRY PARISH - A crash that was originally believed to only have one vehicle involved was later determined to have a second vehicle involved, according to Louisiana State Police. The driver, 22-year-old Brittany Coupel of Opelousas, came forward and informed Troopers that she was driving a vehicle that... more »
  • LSP: 16-year-old dies in East Feliciana crash

    August 13, 2017 12:49 PM

    EAST FELICIANA PARISH - A single vehicle crash on LA 959 claimed the life of a 16-year-old early Sunday morning, according to Louisiana State Police. Troopers began investigating the fatal crash on LA 959 east of LA 409 in East Feliciana Parish just after 1 a.m. The crash... more »
  • LSP: Single vehicle crash leaves unrestrained teen driver dead

    August 12, 2017 11:15 AM

    ST. LANDRY PARISH - A single vehicle crash on US 190 near Three Mile Lake Road in St. Landry Parish claimed the life of 17-year-old early Saturday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, Troopers responded to the crash shortly after 2:30 a.m. The crash took the life of Aaron... more »
  • Deputies save suspect from drowning, then arrest him

    August 4, 2017 8:53 PM

    SLIDELL - Deputies in St. Tammany Parish arrested a man after a deputy saved him from drowning in a canal. Officials say detectives in the STPSO Narcotics Task Force were conducting an undercover operation in the parking lot of a restaurant when they saw the suspect in a vehicle... more »
  • Two injured in crash involving ATV

    August 3, 2017 9:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police responded to a crash involving an ATV and another vehicle that sent two people to the hospital. BRPD officers responded to the scene on Jones and Fairchild Streets around 7:15 p.m. According to investigators, two people riding on the ATV were injured after they... more »
  • 1 dead, several others hurt in ride malfunction at fair

    July 26, 2017 9:22 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - At least one person has been killed and several others injured in a ride malfunction on opening day of the Ohio State Fair. Columbus Battalion Chief Steve Martin says the Fire Ball ride malfunctioned Wednesday night. Martin says some of the victims were thrown from the ride.... more »
  • LSP: 22-year-old ejected from vehicle in deadly Lafayette Parish crash

    July 16, 2017 4:19 PM

    LAFAYETTE PARISH - Police say an unrestrained driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash on LA 339 early Sunday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, 22-year-old Cody Morgan of Baldwin was traveling southbound on LA 339 at the time of the crash. Morgan was near Chemin Agreable Road when... more »
  • Police identify victim in deadly motorcycle crash on US 190

    June 30, 2017 10:26 PM

    LIVONIA - Police say one person died in a crash on US 190 in Livonia Friday night. Police Chief Brad Joffrion said the accident happened near a Chevron gas station on US 190 around 8:45 p.m. Police say a motorcycle driven by 20-year-old Harley Leadingham of Fort Polk... more »
  • Friends, family mourn murdered 18-year-old mother; suspect still at large Play Video

    June 30, 2017 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old mother that occurred on Scenic Highway Friday night. BRPD said Ananya Crawford, 18, of Baton Rouge was shot multiple times in the upper torso. Family members first confirmed Crawford... more »
  • Man dead in shooting on E. Polk Street Play Video

    June 29, 2017 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews responded to a fatal shooting on E. Polk Street. Baton Rouge Police Department officials say the shooting happened at 620 E. Polk Street near Thomas H. Delpit Drive just after 9 p.m. Police say 37-year-old Donald Ely was shot multiple times and found... more »
  • Potentially deadly amoeba found in Louisiana water system

    June 29, 2017 8:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana health officials say a potentially deadly amoeba has been detected in a Terrebonne Parish water system. The Louisiana Department of Health says the presence of Naegleria fowleri has been found in the Schriever Water System. Officials said Thursday the tap water is safe to drink but... more »
  • STPSO investigating fatal stabbing in Abita Springs, person of interest identified

    June 23, 2017 3:38 PM

    ST. TAMMANY – Deputies of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred in the Abita Springs area on Thursday night. The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. in the 20000 block of Highway 36. According to the sheriff’s office, two Hispanic men got into... more »
  • Officers responding to shooting on Woodvine Avenue

    June 22, 2017 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials are responding to the scene of a shooting on Woodvine Avenue. Baton Rouge Police Department officials say the shooting occurred in the 900 block of Woodvine Avenue near Timbercreek Avenue. BRPD officials say one person suffered non-life threatening injuries. They did not give... more »
  • Portugal forest fire death toll likely to rise

    June 18, 2017 11:47 AM

    LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's prime minister says the death toll in the country's deadliest wildfire in memory is likely to rise. Prime Minister Antonio Costa said Sunday that 61 deaths are confirmed but, "for sure, we are going to find some more victims." The wind-fueled blaze swept through the... more »
  • EBRSO vehicle involved in crash on Siegen Lane; no injuries

    June 15, 2017 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are responding to an accident on Siegen Lane near I-10 involving an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office vehicle The wreck happened just after 9:00 p.m. A spokesperson with the Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed an EBRSO vehicle was involved in the accident. Sources on... more »
  • Wanted suspect in murder, carjacking turns himself in

    June 8, 2017 11:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A suspect wanted in connection to a Murder at a Baton Rouge apartment complex turned himself in Thursday evening. According to a spokesperson with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Donte Tate surrendered to the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Task Force at their Violent Crimes Unit... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly S. Harrell's Ferry Road crash

    June 8, 2017 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The victim of a deadly crash on South Harrell's Ferry Road has been identified. According to BRPD, 20-year-old Christopher Levy died in the crash that occurred on Thursday around 8 p.m. Levy was driving a 2000 Ford Mustang that was occupied by two other people.... more »
  • Two adults, one child fatally shot in Utah suburb

    June 6, 2017 9:13 PM

    SANDY, Utah - Utah police say a man, a woman and a boy are dead after a shooting in a suburban Salt Lake City neighborhood that also wounded a boy and a girl. Police Sgt. Jason Nielsen said the Tuesday afternoon shooting was first reported to police as a domestic... more »
  • Victim dies after robbery on North Donmoor Avenue

    June 1, 2017 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred in May on North Donmoor Avenue. The shooting claimed the life of 20-year-old Anaival Ac on May 30, however the shooting occurred on May 7 around 1:54 a.m. According to BRPD, Ac was shot after... more »
  • BRPD responding to crash involving motorcycle on Florida Blvd.

    May 25, 2017 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews are responding to a crash on Florida Blvd. involving a motorcycle. The crash occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Sherwood Forrest Blvd. According to Baton Rouge Police Department officials, two vehicles and a motorcycle could be involved. They say one of... more »
  • STPSO recovers drowning victim at Slidell marina

    May 19, 2017 10:58 PM

    SLIDELL - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office recovered the body of a person who drowned while swimming at a boat launch. STPSO deputies say their Special Operations division began searching for a subject who went swimming around 3:30 p.m. The body of the victim was recovered around 5:45... more »
  • Crews battle house fire on Marylin Drive

    May 18, 2017 9:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews extinguished a fire at a home on Marylin Drive Thursday evening. Officials have released few details on the fire or the extent of the damage. This is a developing story. Check back for details. more »
  • Teen dead, six injured in Arkansas shooting

    May 14, 2017 8:54 PM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Police say one man was killed and six people were wounded in a shooting in northeast Arkansas and one man has been arrested while a second man is being sought. Police said in a news release that 18-year-old Monterio Barnes was dead at the scene of the... more »
  • Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

    May 12, 2017 8:49 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania's top prosecutor has charged a speeding Amtrak engineer with causing a catastrophe, eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a 2015 derailment that came after he accelerated to 106 mph in a 50 mph zone. Prosecutors said Friday they have been in talks with engineer... more »
  • $4.2 million penalty in deadly 2012 platform fire

    May 12, 2017 8:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An energy company has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, avoiding manslaughter charges and agreeing to a $4.2 million penalty in connection with a 2012 offshore oil platform fire that killed three workers. Court documents show Houston-based Black Elk Energy pleaded guilty Friday to nine criminal... more »
  • UPDATE: Drag racing leads to fatal crash on Airline Hwy. Friday night

    May 5, 2017 11:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police say drag racing led to a fatal crash on Airline Hwy. where one person was killed and two others were injured. Sources say the crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Airline Highway near Barringer Foreman Road. The crash took the life of 20-year-old... more »
  • 13-year-old dies after shooting at Greenwell Springs apartment complex Play Video

    May 5, 2017 8:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's Deputies have confirmed a 13-year-old his died after a Friday night shooting at a Greenwell Springs Road apartment complex. EBRSO officials say the shooting happened at the Mallard Crossing apartments in the 11300 block of Greenwell Springs Road. Officials say the victim was shot... more »
  • Florida Blvd. reopens following head-on crash

    May 5, 2017 8:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are responding to a head-on crash that left multiple people injured on Florida Blvd. The crash happened after 7:15 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near McGehee Drive. Sources on scene say at least two people have been transported to the hospital, at least one of... more »
  • Bond set at $25k for man accused of threatening BRPD officers, families

    May 4, 2017 10:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Zachary man has been arrested for making threats against Baton Rouge Police Department Officers and their families on social media. Louisiana State Police say Thallemus Thomas made a post on social media in a different name. The post read "It's time Baton Rouge u didn't... more »
  • Crews battle large house fire in Brownsfield Play Video

    May 3, 2017 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency responders are working to extinguish a large house fire in the Brownsfield area. The fire broke out around 8 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Malcolm Drive and Price Avenue. Baker firefighters arriving at the scene discovered smoke and fire coming from the home. Neighbors... more »
  • Victims in Thursday Livonia crash identified as married couple Play Video

    April 27, 2017 7:44 PM

    LIVONIA - Two victims in a crash on Hwy 190 in Livonia Thursday have been identified. The 3-car crash happened just east of the city limits around 6:30 p.m. Livonia Police tell News 2, the wreck claimed the lives of Daniel and Ramonia O'Brien, a married couple from... more »
  • BRFD: House fire started from woman smoking cigarette on couch

    April 26, 2017 9:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters put out a house fire that was started when a resident noticed a fire in her sofa. Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 1900 block of Tennessee Street around 4:45 p.m. According to Baton Rouge Fire Department officials, the fire was caused... more »
  • 2-year-old hospitalized following crash on Hwy. 19

    April 26, 2017 8:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 2-year-old is among those transferred to the hospital following a crash on Hwy. 19. According to Baton Rouge Police Department officials, the crash happened on Hwy. 19 near Thomas Road. BRPD officials say a 2-year-old female inside one of the vehicles was transferred to... more »
  • Three children among five killed in New York house fire

    April 23, 2017 6:36 PM

    NEW YORK - New York City officials say five people, including three children, are dead and multiple people have been injured in a house fire. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon shortly after 2 p.m. in the Queens Village neighborhood of Queens. The two-story single family home was engulfed by... more »
  • Coroner: Man dead after shooting on Wayne Drive

    April 22, 2017 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man who was shot in Wayne Drive near Winborne Avenue on April 22 has died, according to the East Baton Rouge Coroner. The man, identified as 32-year-old Lorenzo Dixon, was found shot several times while sitting in a vehicle in a parking lot and was... more »
  • Two hurt in 4-Mile Bridge crash that closed US 190 Play Video

    April 20, 2017 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police say one person suffered "serious injuries" and another person was hurt in a wreck at the 4-Mile Bridge that shut down US 190 in both directions. The crash happened just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday night. AirMed was called to the scene to fly... more »
  • Adsorbent Solutions expansion request fails in St. Gabriel Play Video

    April 20, 2017 8:04 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - The St. Gabriel City Council has voted against a zoning request by Adsorbent Solutions to expand it's facility. The council voted 4-1 against the expansion, going against the Department of Environmental Quality's decision to sign off on the project. Adsorbent Solutions is a company that recycles... more »
  • LSP: Teenage pedestrian killed in St. Landry Parish crash

    April 8, 2017 3:00 PM

    ST. LANDRY - A 17-year-old is dead following a fatal crash that occurred on LA 104 Friday evening. According to State Police, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on LA 104 near St. James Avenue around 10:50 p.m. The... more »
  • Crash causing major backup near I-10/I-12 split

    April 8, 2017 12:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A late-night crash on I-10 has backed up traffic past the 10/12 split. The accident happened near the College Dr. exit of westbound I-10 just before 11 p.m. Law enforcement officials have not released any information on how many cars were involved in the crash... more »
  • Passenger ejected, driver injured in Denham Springs crash

    April 7, 2017 8:52 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - One person was ejected from a vehicle after a crash in Denham Springs. A spokesperson for the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says the vehicle was traveling westbound on Lockhart Road near Magnolia Blvd. Officials say the vehicle veered right for unknown reasons and drove into... more »
  • Police identify pedestrian struck in deadly Florida Blvd. crash Play Video

    April 6, 2017 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Florida Blvd Thursday night. Sources say the incident happened around 8:15 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Wooddale Drive. Baton Rouge Police say 71-year-old Dwight Fox died at the scene after being struck by an SUV... more »
  • EBR Metro Councilman wants to fix neighborhood's traffic troubles Play Video

    April 5, 2017 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Metro Councilman is trying to fix a traffic issue in the Woodland Ridge neighborhood, but he says it could take a while. The city's traffic engineer said they have to first gather traffic data in the congested neighborhood to help narrow down the... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crashing into trailer on Highway 316

    April 2, 2017 7:57 PM

    HOUMA - Police say a motorcyclist hurt in a Saturday night crash on LA 316 has died from his injuries. According to Louisiana State Police, 61-year-old James Marcel Jr. of Houma was traveling south on Highway 316 near Coteau Road when he struck a trailer that was blocking the... more »
  • Victim identified in fatal crash on Choctaw Drive

    April 1, 2017 12:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A late morning crash involving two vehicles killed one person and left another person injured. According to BRPD, an officer tried to pull over Dan Spland for a traffic stop around 11 a.m. Saturday morning. Spland reportedly tried to evade the officer and swerved into the... more »
  • Wisconsin man suspected of killing 4 dies of wounds

    April 1, 2017 11:28 AM

    MADISON, Wis. - A man suspected in a string of fatal northern Wisconsin shootings that ended in a shootout with police has died. State Department of Justice spokesman Johnny Koremenos says 45-year-old Nengmy Vang died about 1:28 a.m. Saturday. Investigators say Vang got into a domestic incident with his wife... more »
  • Inmate dies after stabbing at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

    March 30, 2017 10:41 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - An inmate at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center has died following a stabbing that occurred last Thursday. Officials say the inmate was brought to a hospital following a stabbing. A Department of Corrections spokesperson was unsure of the inmate's condition the past week, and went on... more »
  • Atlanta streets clogged after interstate collapse

    March 30, 2017 9:30 PM

    ATLANTA - Surface streets in Atlanta were clogged with traffic Friday morning after a massive fire caused a section of Interstate 85 to collapse, closing the major artery for the foreseeable future. Meanwhile, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, or MARTA, added extra trains to accommodate additional passengers who may... more »
  • DA seeks to revoke bond for accused drunk driver

    March 29, 2017 10:12 PM

    COVINGTON - A district attorney wants to revoke or raise the bond of a Covington woman accused of causing a fatal accident while driving drunk on a bridge connecting the north and south shores of Lake Pontchartrain. Olivia Matte posted $126,000 bond March 24 in Jefferson Parish in connection with... more »
  • Police: One hospitalized after being shot by pellet gun in Baker

    March 26, 2017 2:50 PM

    BAKER - Police say one person was hospitalized after being shot by a pellet gun on Shilo Street. The incident occured around 1:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Shilo Street. According to Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn , one victim was taken to the hospital with a... more »
  • Three killed in rural highway crash Friday

    March 25, 2017 11:41 AM

    GREENSBURG - Three people, including a mother and her 3 month old daughter, died in a car crash along a rural stretch of highway in St. Helena Parish Friday night. Shortly after 7:30 PM Friday Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on... more »

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