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  • Driver arrested in deadly Florida day care crash Play Video

    April 11, 2014 6:47 AM

    WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) - A manhunt across Florida has ended with the surrender of an SUV driver wanted in a fatal crash at a day care that killed a 4-year-old whose mother pleaded for him to turn himself in. Twenty-eight-year-old Robert Alex Corchado was charged Thursday with leaving the... more »
  • Mississippi man dies in I-55 wreck

    April 1, 2014 6:35 AM

    KENTWOOD - Louisiana State Police say a 59-year-old Mississippi man died after his car ran off the side of Interstate 55, struck an embankment and overturned several times before stopping in a water-filled creek. Master Trooper Greg Marchand says Bobby E. Ross, of McComb, Miss., was pronounced dead at the... more »
  • Woman involved in accident, hit by another car

    March 28, 2014 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - According to State Police, a Denham Springs woman was killed when she was hit by car following another accident. The crash happened late Thursday night on US Hwy. 61 south of Industriplex Blvd. in Baton Rouge. Troopers say Kristina Delaney, 28, was involved in a car... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman killed in motorcycle wreck

    March 7, 2014 3:24 PM

    A Baton Rouge woman was killed in a motorcycle crash on Hwy. 16 near French Settlement around 1 p.m. Friday. According to a release by Louisiana State Police,Charlotte R. Cole, 33, of Baton Rouge was killed while riding with her husband, Thomas Cole. Troopers say the wreck happened... more »
  • One killed in Scenic Highway crash

    March 2, 2014 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One person is dead following a crash on Scenic Highway near Thomas Road. It happened this Sunday evening just before 5:30pm. The intersection is the same spot where numerous crashes have occurred before. In November, News 2 spoke to the state about the issue after a... more »
  • Police: driver failed to yield, caused deadly wreck

    January 23, 2014 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Plank Road reopened following an evening-long closure after two vehicles collided and one person died. As of this post, State Police had not reported the name of the person who was killed. But, investigators said the person who died hit a pick-up truck after the driver... more »
  • Deadly wreck closes Plank Road

    January 23, 2014 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Parts of Plank Road near the airport are closed as police work a massive crash where at least one person has died. WBRZ News 2 reporter Brittany Weiss, who is on the scene, reports that car parts are all over the road. State Police are working... more »
  • Man arrested for 3rd offense DWI in deadly crash

    January 17, 2014 8:25 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of third offense DWI after a passenger in a car he was driving died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash on December 1st. Kerry Kendrick, 36, was booked on vehicular homicide, DWI, and reckless operation charges. He posted a... more »
  • Gonzales woman killed in car crash

    November 28, 2013 12:10 PM

    CONVENT - A Gonzales woman was killed in a crash last night in St. James Parish. 48-year-old Griselda Davis died after the two vehicle crash on La. Highway 70 west of La. Highway 3125. State Police say the a 46-year-old St. James resident, Elaine Lewis, crossed the centerline... more »
  • Lake Arthur woman dies in crash

    October 18, 2013 12:18 PM

    EGAN, LA - State police say an 82-year-old Lake Arthur woman died in a two vehicle accident at the intersection of La. Highway 100 at Highway 91 in Acadia Parish. Trooper Stephen Hammons says 57-year-old Gary Daigle, of Church Point, was driving west on Highway 100 approaching Highway 91 when... more »
  • Vapors ignited plant explosion

    October 3, 2013 4:37 PM

    GEISMAR- Plant operators at Williams Olefins said Thursday, a vapor cloud ignited after a rupture of a reboiler on June 13 causing the blast that killed two plant workers. The plant released the information through an emailed news release and said company experts are reviewing the issues and considering... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crash in Central

    September 29, 2013 8:21 AM

    CENTRAL CITY - According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 29-year-old Matthew Green was headed north on Frenchtown Road near Greenwell Springs Road when he lost control of his motorcycle. The motorcycle went into a ditch. Green died on the scene. Deputies say the crash happened Saturday around... more »
  • 87-year-old killed in crash with Mack truck

    September 19, 2013 9:58 PM

    GEISMAR- An elderly woman was killed in a crash when she pulled into the path of a Mack truck Thursday. State Police said Lonie Marchand,87, pulled into the path of the large dump truck on LA 75 at Ashland Road. The truck hit the driver's side of Marchand's car.... more »
  • Neighbors want something done after deadly crash

    August 25, 2013 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Neighbors want something done to prevent another person from crashing into a ditch near their homes after a man died early Sunday morning. The crash happened around 5:40 a.m. on Merrydale Avenue near Satinwood Drive in Baton Rouge. Investigators say 22-year-old Rico Robinson ran off the... more »
  • Deadly crocodile attack suspected in Australia

    August 24, 2013 6:12 PM

    DARWIN - Police are searching a northern Australian river for a 24-year-old man suspected to have been snatched by a crocodile while swimming with a friend. Police Senior Sergeant Peter Lindfield says police received reports Saturday afternoon that the man had been attacked by a crocodile while he swam at... more »
  • La. hostage-taker wrote about anger over breakup

    August 14, 2013 2:20 PM

    ST. JOSEPH- A Louisiana sheriff says the gunman in a fatal hostage standoff was angry at his ex-girlfriend's family and believed they were responsible for a device in his head. Tensas Parish Sheriff Rickey Jones says 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed left a list of demands in a van parked near... more »
  • Suspect arrested in 2011 fatal wreck

    August 7, 2013 11:47 AM

    HOUMA - A 28-year-old Larose man accused of causing a fatal wreck in Galliano in 2011 has been arrested in Florida. State police say Edward Farbe turned into the path of an oncoming pickup attempting to turn from La. 3235 into the Wal-Mart parking lot on Aug. 27, 2011, and... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crash on La. 316

    July 24, 2013 11:28 AM

    HOUMA - A 32-year-old Houma man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a pickup on La Highway 316. The accident happened around 6 p.m. Tuesday. Troopers say Shane Alexander was northbound when his motorcycle crossed the center line and struck a truck. Trooper Evan Harrell says Alexander, who was... more »
  • Woman killed in I-12 crash in Walker

    July 24, 2013 10:54 AM

    WALKER - Police say a woman was killed and her husband critically injured in a crash involving three vehicles and two 18-wheelers on Interstate 12 in Walker. The deadly crash happened at 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Police Capt. John Sharp said it appears that an 18-wheeler changed lanes to avoid a... more »
  • One arrested in deadly hit-and-run wreck

    July 17, 2013 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man this week in connection with a deadly hit-and-run wreck last month in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said BRPD investigators developed Devante Pugh, 20, of Baker as a suspect in the June 1 wreck and got a warrant for his arrest. Pugh... more »
  • Troopers investigate fatal crash in Tangipahoa

    July 12, 2013 11:03 AM

    FLUKER - State police are investigating a single vehicle crash at the intersection of La. Highway 10 and U.S. 51 near the town of Fluker. Authorities say 53 year old Michelle Cooper of Tangipahoa died in Thursday night's crash. Investigators say the crash occurred as Cooper was traveling east on... more »
  • Deadly motorcycle accident in Marrero

    July 4, 2013 3:38 PM

    MARRERO - Authorities say a 21-year-old Westwego man was killed Thursday after colliding with a pick-up truck at a Marrero intersection. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators say a Honda motorcycle driven by Renis Waters III was traveling westbound when his motorcycle hit the pick-up truck. Waters was pronounced dead on... more »
  • Driver killed after not moving from tracks as train approached

    June 26, 2013 3:18 PM

    CADE- One person died in a fiery crash with an Amtrak train near Lafayette Wednesday afternoon. The van and train collided at the corner of La. Hwy. 182 and 92 as the locomotive was pulling the Sunset Limited from New Iberia toward Lafayette, with a final destination of Los... more »
  • "Catastrophic failure" cited in deadly Geismar plant explosion

    June 24, 2013 7:04 PM

    GEISMAR - Investigators claim a "catastrophic failure" in a heat exchanger and associated piping were involved in the fatal Williams Olefins plant explosion on June 13th. Monday, the Chemical Safety Board and Williams-Olefins released their initial findings. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA) is also completing an investigation into... more »
  • State Police investigating if Sibley had passenger Play Video

    June 19, 2013 6:22 PM

    ST. HELENA - Louisiana State Police are investigating if a passenger was riding with Malcolm Sibley when he crashed into a truck early Saturday morning. Cody Iasigi, 21, of Liberty, Miss., later died at a hospital from injuries sustained in the crash. Troopers said he and two others,... more »
  • Sibley claims he had reason for leaving deadly crash Play Video

    June 18, 2013 6:40 PM

    ALBANY - Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley has a specific reason why he left the scene of a crash where one man died, but he and his attorney are not explaining just yet. They said they won't do so until Louisiana State Police close their investigation, which... more »
  • NOPD: Fast arrest after fatal shooting

    June 2, 2013 6:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say officers watching for drug dealers made quick arrests in a fatal shooting. Officer Hilal Williams says detectives on surveillance on the west bank heard a gunshot Saturday afternoon, saw a vehicle speed off and broadcast its description while trying to rescue the 24-year-old... more »
  • Driver flees after fatal moped crash

    May 27, 2013 9:59 AM

    ROBERT - Troopers are looking for the driver involved in a fatal crash involving a moped in Tangipahoa Parish. Troopers say the driver of a Toyota truck or SUV hit the moped, which had no headlights or taillights on, from behind on LA-445 around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. ... more »
  • Unlicensed driver doesn't face charges in deadly crash

    May 21, 2013 10:16 PM

    INDEPENDENCE- State Police have not filed charges against a 15-year-old, unlicensed driver who investigators said crashed the car she was driving and killed a ten-year-old sibling. The driver was with her two brothers and sister, headed to baseball practice Monday when the crash happened on Highway 1054. "We... more »
  • 10-year-old dies when unlicensed driver crashes car

    May 20, 2013 11:43 PM

    INDEPENDENCE- A car full of juveniles, driven by an unlicensed 15-year-old, crashed on a Tangipahoa Parish highway Monday afternoon, killing a ten-year-old. State Police did not release the names of those involved in the wreck on Highway 1054. State Police said the driver lost control, overcorrected and ran... more »
  • Police: Hammond marks 4th fatal shooting of 2013

    May 11, 2013 3:11 PM

    HAMMOND, La. - Hammond has marked its fourth fatal shooting of the year. Police Chief Roddy Devall tells the Hammond Star that witnesses alerted police to a shooting early Friday. He says officers found the body of Jerrell Bird at a vacated property along Washington Avenue. Bird was from Hammond,... more »
  • America's Cup expected to go on after fatal wreck

    May 11, 2013 12:29 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The head of the America's Cup planning effort says he expects sailing's most prestigious event to go forward after the death of a sailor on a training run in the San Francisco Bay. In an interview Saturday morning, Stephen Barclay said he would await the results of... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed on I-10

    May 6, 2013 9:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on Interstate 10. The accident happened early Monday morning near Carrollton Avenue. Police says the driver was thrown over a guard rail and landing on the ground near Poydras Street. The man was rushed to... more »
  • Two young mothers killed in crash Play Video

    April 16, 2013 5:42 PM

    ERWINVILLE - Families are mourning the loss of two young mothers after a fatal crash took their lives. Police say just after 9:30 p.m. Monday, Nikki Nolen and Abby Thompson, both 18, were driving southbound on Hwy 413 when Nolen lost control and ran into a tree. Neither... more »
  • Warrants: Ind. man removed items before home blast

    April 11, 2013 10:02 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS- Search warrants show a man accused of rigging a fatal house explosion in Indianapolis removed his personal belongings from the home a week before the blast. Records released Thursday also show police sought cellphone records that would confirm a Nov. 2 phone call in which Mark Leonard allegedly told... more »
  • Police: MAP employee hit, killed by his vehicle

    March 25, 2013 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police released the details about a crash that killed a Motorist Assistance Patrol worker Monday. Jim Gilmer, 68, was killed when his specialized state vehicle ran over him after it was rear-ended by a semi. The crash happened Monday morning in a westbound lane on I-10... more »
  • MAP worker killed in Monday crash

    March 25, 2013 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man killed on the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge Monday worked for the state Motorist Assistance Patrol, known as MAP. State transportation leaders said the employee was called to the westbound lanes of the bridge to remove debris. He was killed in a two-vehicle crash. Details of... more »
  • Woman dies in Hwy 74 crash

    March 23, 2013 5:42 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE, La. - A 49-year-old woman died in a two-vehicle crash on LA Hwy 74 in Ascension Parish Saturday shortly after 2:00 p.m., according to Louisiana State Police Tpr. Jared Sandifer. Cheryl Babylon of Slidell was driving a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser eastbound on LA Hwy 74. At the... more »
  • State Police: man not wearing seatbelt killed in crash

    March 5, 2013 4:55 PM

    CLINTON- A 55-year old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 432 Tuesday. State Police said Lionel Terrell ran off the roadway, into a ditch and hit two trees. Investigators said Terrell was not wearing a seatbelt. Toxicology tests are pending. *********** Follow the... more »
  • Man gets 10 years for deadly DWI crash

    January 31, 2013 1:28 AM

    LIVINGSTON- A man will serve ten years in prison after pleading guilty to a drunk driving accident where a man was killed last year. Manuel Garcia was sentenced on vehicular homicide charges Wednesday. Garcia was nearly three times the legal limit when he tried to pass a husband... more »
  • Driver killed in semi, SUV crash on Airline

    January 31, 2013 1:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- One person is dead after a crash on Airline Highway Wednesday night. The roadway was closed for hours as investigators worked the scene. The wreck involved an SUV and a tanker truck. According to State Police, the tanker pulled into westbound lanes of Airline just east... more »
  • Airline closed, one killed in crash

    January 30, 2013 9:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Airline Highway was closed Wednesday evening after a crash involving a tanker truck and an SUV. State Police said someone died. Responders told news 2 crews on the scene that the person driving the SUV had to be cut from underneath the tanker truck. There has... more »
  • Additional restraint could have saved child's life Play Video

    January 28, 2013 6:14 PM

    BURNSIDE - State Police said a 5-year-old killed in an Ascension Parish wreck this morning wasn't properly restrained, a step which could have saved their life. Troopers said Makell Andrews died in the wreck early this morning on Hwy. 44 near Loosemore Road. Investigators said the driver, 30-year-old Anthony... more »
  • Man surrenders in Lafayette fatal crash

    January 24, 2013 6:44 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Lafayette police say a 23-year-old man suspected of driving drunk and causing a collision that killed a 2-year-old last week has surrendered to authorities. Jamuse Broussard, of Lafayette, has been booked Tuesday with vehicular homicide in the Jan. 16 crash in which Kylan Jackson was severely injured.... more »
  • Ala woman dead; car collided with tractor-trailer

    January 21, 2013 5:28 AM

    VILLE PLATTE- Louisiana State Police say a 53-year-old Alabama woman is dead after a collision with a tractor-trailer. Trooper Stephen Hammons says Donna Saenz of Sampson, Ala., failed to stop at a two-way stop sign on Louisiana Highway 365 and Louisiana 35 in Acadia Parish. She was pronounced dead... more »
  • One critically injured in afternoon wreck

    January 17, 2013 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was critically injured in a multi-car pileup this afternoon in Baton Rouge, according to authorities. It happened at Coursey and American Way around 1:30 p.m. Witnesses said a handful of vehicles were involved, and one car had flipped onto its side. EMS said... more »
  • Troopers: person killed after walking into traffic

    January 3, 2013 10:23 PM

    ADDIS- A 36-year-old was killed after walking into traffic on LA 1 Thursday night. State Police said Emmanuelle Stewart was hit by a car near the Iberville/West Baton Rouge Parish line. "Stewart was attempting to cross LA 1 when he walked directly into the vehicle's path," a State... more »
  • One dead in car vs. pedestrian wreck

    January 3, 2013 7:29 PM

    ***THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED, CLICK HERE ADDIS - State Police confirmed one person died in a wreck involving a pedestrian this evening in West Baton Rouge. A State Police spokesperson said the deadly wreck happened on La. 1 near the border between West Baton Rouge and Iberville... more »
  • Mom: Boy didn't steal plane in crash

    January 2, 2013 3:31 PM

    JASPER, Ala. - The mother of a teen killed along with two friends in an Alabama plane crash says her son had his own key to the plane and had flown it many times. Sherrie Smith says her 17-year-old son Jordan Smith was the one flying the plane that crashed... more »
  • UPDATE: 69-year-old hit, killed on Hwy. 16

    December 19, 2012 7:53 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- State Police released the name of a man, killed on Hwy. 16 Wednesday night. Troopers said John L. Barker, 69, was hit and killed. The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. near Eastover Blvd. Eastover is between Petes Hwy. and Wax Rd. Investigators said Barker walked... more »
  • Two die in wreck after police chase Play Video

    December 18, 2012 12:20 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - A wreck at the end of a police chase this morning killed two people in the vehicle authorities were pursuing, according to State Police. Troopers said Kevdrinka Williams, 25, of Baton Rouge and Tremaine Wickem, 20, of New Orleans died in the wreck. A spokesperson... more »
  • Man fatally shot during home invasion

    December 11, 2012 11:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say a 34-year-old man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery attempt Monday night after a family that returned home startled the gunmen. The Times-Picayune reports Cory Bush was standing outside of his house around 9:45 p.m. Monday when he was approached by three... more »
  • LSP: Teen going too fast, wasn't restrained in wreck

    December 10, 2012 10:53 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State Police said a Denham Springs teen was unrestrained and driving too fast when his pickup wrecked this morning, hitting a tree and killing him. State Police said Brice J. Harris, 18, died in the wreck on La. 1032 south of Vincent Road in Livingston Parish... more »
  • Driver identified in deadly loose trailer crash

    December 7, 2012 10:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police released the name of the driver, killed in a crash on I-10 Friday. David Hammer, 64, died when a loose trailer careened across the Interstate and into his lane. Hammer slammed head-on into the trailer. The crash happened just West of the East Baton... more »
  • I-10 reopens after fatal wreck, traffic still heavy

    December 7, 2012 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials reopened I-10 in both directions just before 7 p.m., after a fatal wreck earlier today closed it for several hours. It happened at mile marker 169 between the Highland Road exit and La. 73 at Prairieville. One person died after a trailer came loose... more »
  • 2 killed in East Baton Rouge Parish crash

    December 7, 2012 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating an accident that killed two men and injured a third. The accident happened around 1:05 a.m. Friday on Carey Road. Deputies say a car ran off the road and flipped over. Twenty-seven-year-old Christopher McCoy, of Greenwell Springs, and 26-year-old... more »
  • I-10 open after deadly 100 vehicle crash

    November 22, 2012 8:39 PM

    BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A massive vehicle pileup on an Interstate highway in Southeast Texas has left two people dead and more than 80 injured. At least 100 vehicles collided in extremely foggy conditions at about 8:45 a.m. Thanksgiving Day on Interstate 10 southwest of Beaumont, a Gulf Coast city... more »
  • LSP: Speed led to deadly I-10 crash

    November 21, 2012 10:38 AM

    PORT ALLEN - State Police said one person did in a wreck overnight on I-10 in West Baton Rouge Parish. Troopers said Reginald D. Head, 29, of Maringouin died in the single-vehicle wreck at the border between West Baton Rouge and Iberville parishes. Investigators said Head drove off... more »
  • BR man dies in East Feliciana Parish crash

    November 19, 2012 10:22 AM

    SLAUGHTER - State police say a 33-year-old Baton Rouge man died after the vehicle in which he was riding crashed into a pickup on La. Highway 67 in East Feliciana Parish. Trooper First Class Nick Manale says 38-year-old Derrick Daniel, of Zachary, was driving a car south on La. 67... more »
  • Woman killed in wreck, highway shut down

    November 13, 2012 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman died this morning after a wreck on Jefferson Highway. Sheriff's deputies said Shannan Fergeson Taylor, 29, was hit at the intersection of Jefferson and Inniswold around 8:30 a.m. They said her seat belt didn't work, so she wasn't wearing it when... more »
  • LSP: One dead in motorcycle wreck

    November 9, 2012 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police said one person died in an East Baton Rouge Parish wreck involving a motorcycle and another vehicle. Troopers said the wreck happened at the intersection of Airline Highway and Pecue Lane in the eastern portion of the parish around 4 p.m. According to... more »
  • LSP: Impairment suspect in deadly I-12 wreck

    November 2, 2012 6:20 PM

    HOLDEN - State Police said they suspect an impaired driver caused a wreck which killed a Walker man this morning on I-12 in Livingston Parish. Troopers said Clifford Morse, 31, of Covington was booked into the Livingston Parish Prison in suspicion of vehicular homicide, hit and run, DWI and... more »
  • Two killed in Miss. River Bridge wreck Play Video

    November 2, 2012 2:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said two people died in a wrong-way wreck which tied up traffic all morning on the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Alex Dillman, 29, was driving an SUV the wrong way on I-10 East overnight when he struck a Freightliner head-on just... more »
  • Authorities investigate deadly I-12 wreck

    November 2, 2012 11:17 AM

    LIVINGSTON - State Police said at least one person died in a single-vehicle wreck this morning on I-12 in Livingston Parish. It happened on I-12 East past the La. 63 exit, and blocked one lane of traffic according to DOTD. They said congestion has stretched past that exit at... more »
  • 1 killed in St. Mary Parish crash

    October 29, 2012 10:12 AM

    FRANKLIN - State police say 34-year-old Franklin man died in a one-vehicle crash. The accident happened around 1:05 p.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 90 east of Franklin. Troopers say an 18 wheeler, fully loaded with sugar cane, ran off the highway into Hansen Canal. The driver, Roderick Preston, was pronounced... more »
  • Bicyclist killed in Iberia Parish crash

    October 29, 2012 10:11 AM

    JEANERETTE - A crash involving a bicycle and a car killed a New Iberia teen. The accident happened Saturday night on La. Highway 182 west of Jeanerette. Troopers say the crash involved a bicycle, driven by 17-year-old Jaquil Provost, and a 2011 car, driven by 73-year-old Harold Racca, of New... more »
  • 74-year-old partially ejected, killed in crash on I-12

    October 11, 2012 10:11 PM

    ALBANY- A 74-year-old man died Thursday in a crash at an I-12 Exit in Livingston Parish. Bruce Beever died. State Police said he was not wearing a seat belt when his pick-up crashed. "He exited the interstate at Albany, when he lost control of the vehicle and slid... more »
  • Deadly crash closes I-12 at Albany

    October 11, 2012 6:04 PM

    ALBANY - A deadly wreck closed an exit off I-12 West in Livingston Parish this afternoon. State Police said the driver of a pickup lost control while exiting I-12 at Albany. They said his vehicle ran off the road and crashed, and the driver died at the scene. ... more »
  • One killed in East Baton Rouge crash

    October 2, 2012 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Emergency crews are responding to a fatal crash just outside city limits. Sources say a motorcyclist died in the wreck, near Jefferson and Highland. No other details were available. Stay with WBRZ.com and News2 for updates. more »
  • Texas man dies in E. Feliciana wreck

    October 1, 2012 10:37 AM

    CLINTON - State Police identified the victim of a deadly single-vehicle wreck last night in East Feliciana Parish as a Texas man. State Police said Richard Kennedy Jr., 25, of Austin died in the wreck just after midnight last night. Investigators said Kennedy was in a pickup pulling... more »
  • I-10 westbound over spillway reopened Play Video

    September 14, 2012 11:42 AM

    KENNER - State police have reopened Interstate 10 westbound near the Bonnet Carre Spillway as they continue their investigation into a fatal crash. Trooper Melissa Matey says two people died in the three vehicle accident early Friday morning. Matey says a car hit the left guardrail, spun around and stopped... more »
  • Man arrested in fatal head-on crash

    August 9, 2012 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police arrested a man in a fatal head-on crash that killed a woman from Clinton on July 11. Troopers say Matthew Harding, 30, had illegal drugs in his system when he crashed his truck intro a car and killed the driver Nancy Pierce, 48,... more »
  • Woman sentenced to 40 years in fatal stabbing

    July 18, 2012 6:49 AM

    AMITE - A Tangipahoa woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty in the stabbing death of a Kentwood motel manager. District Attorney Scott Perrilloux said Tuesday that state District Judge Ray Chutz sentenced 36-year-old Joyce Stinson Myers, who pleaded guilty July 10 to a... more »
  • Gretna man killed in crash on La. Highway 23

    June 19, 2012 11:14 AM

    BELLE CHASSE- State police are investigating a crash in Plaquemines Parish that killed a 33-year-old Gretna man, Troopers say Stephen Emerson died after his car rear-ended a tractor trailer stopped in traffic shortly before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on La. 23 south of Belle Chasse. Emerson was pronounced died at the... more »
  • Victim's Family: Argument over $10 led to fatal shooting

    May 6, 2012 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An argument between friends over ten dollars led to murder. That's according to the family of a Baton Rouge man gunned down in a car earlier this week. 18-year-old Erin Gross is accused of shooting 25-year old Christopher King as he was driving along Oriole Street overnight... more »
  • Neighbors want action after double fatal crash

    April 30, 2012 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Neighbors who live near Tigerbend Road want changes following a double fatal crash over the weekend. Some say they want signs and the road straightened out. News 2's Chris Nakamoto will have more at six. more »
  • Teen dies in fatal single vehicle crash

    March 25, 2012 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An early morning single vehicle crash leaves one dead and four injured. It happened around 4:25am Sunday morning. According to police, the vehicle hit a tree on the 600 block of Oak Villa. 16-year-old Julio Gomez-Dominguez was killed. Police say Gomez-Dominguez wasn't wearing a seatbelt. ... more »
  • La. ranks 4th in train-vehicle crashes, injuries

    March 6, 2012 9:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana recorded fewer vehicle-train collisions and fatalities last year, but the number of related injuries rose slightly. That's according to preliminary 2011 data from the Federal Railroad Administration. Louisiana Operation Lifesaver said Monday the state ranked fourth nationally in the number of collisions and fourth in injuries... more »
  • Driver identified in Whiskey Bay fatal crash

    March 2, 2012 8:04 AM

    WHISKEY BAY - Louisiana State Police have identified the motorcyclist killed Thursday in an accident along Interstate 10 at the Whiskey Bay Bridge. Troopers say 64-year-old Phillip Rizzo of Lincoln County, OR, was pronounced dead at the scene. The multi-vehicle accident happened just after 5 p.m. on the... more »
  • Fatal fall from float in New Roads after parade ends

    February 22, 2012 8:43 AM

    NEW ROADS - In Pointe Coupee Parish, Mardi Gras revelry turned deadly after a rider fell from a float that had participated in the New Roads parade. State police say 58-year-old James Lee, of New Roads, was riding on the tongue of a float that was being pulled by a... more »
  • Double shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

    February 5, 2012 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A shootout in a local business leaves one man dead and another injured. Now police are searching for the gunman. It happened Saturday night just before 8pm at the AM Mart Seafood on the 2400 block of Highland Road. According to Baton Rouge Police, 23-year-old Marcus... more »
  • Deputies investigate fatal BR shooting

    January 31, 2012 2:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies are conducting a double homicide investigation this morning following an overnight shooting in the Glen Oaks area. It happened in the 5000 block of East Fairlane Court. Deputies arrived on the scene to find two men shot to death. Officials have not... more »

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