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  • 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 »
  • 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 »

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