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  • State Police looking for vehicle involved in hit and run

    August 25, 2014 2:13 PM

    St. Amant - State Troopers are asking for your help in finding a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run crash in St. Amant last week. It happened on August 17 on LA Hwy 429 east of LA Hwy 431. Troopers say an unknown silver vehicle... more »
  • Ascension Parish man arrested for boating hit and run

    August 15, 2014 2:11 PM

    ST. AMANT- A man from Ascension Parish, accused in a boating hit and run in Livingston Parish last month, is now behind bars. This morning, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents arrested Thomas Amorello. Agents say Amorello, of St. Amant, was driving his ski boat on the Amite... more »
  • EBRSO ID pedestrian hit, killed on Hoo Shoo Too

    June 12, 2014 7:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office identified a pedestrian who was killed early Thursday morning. Deputies said 36-year-old Anthony Ray Robinson was found dead in a ditch on Hoo Shoo Too Rd. at 2:30 a.m. after a woman who may have hit him with her... more »
  • Confession in 30-year-old murder-for-hire case

    May 16, 2014 10:38 PM

    ANGOLA- A man serving a live sentence at the State Penitentiary confessed to a 30-year-old murder but won't be tried in connection with the crime. Larry Thompson, 71, is doing time for other crimes. He said he was hired to kill Maria Marshall in Toms River, New Jersey in... more »
  • Child hit by Caddo school bus dies

    May 16, 2014 8:39 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police say a 6-year-old boy has died after being hit by a school bus. Cpl. Marcus Hines says Brenden Houston was pronounced dead at University Health Medical Center Thursday afternoon. Hines says Houston was hit after he exited the Caddo Parish school bus. He says the driver,... more »
  • Police identify person killed by car

    May 5, 2014 6:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - According to police, a man is dead after he was hit by a car near LSU early Monday morning. Police responded to the accident on Nicholson Dr. around 1:30 a.m. When they arrived, they found Carrei Johnson, 65, as well as the car that hit him.... more »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed while walking on I-55

    April 28, 2014 6:22 AM

    PONCHATOULA - State police say a 20-year-old Ponchatoula man has died after being hit by a pickup while walking on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish. Trooper Greg Marchand says Lavarius Grisby was pronounced dead by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office after the accident that occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday... more »
  • EMS worker hit while working emergency scene

    December 13, 2013 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An emergency worker was hit by a car and taken to the hospital Friday evening. The EMS employee was hit on Greenwell Street near Landis as they were assisting an ambulance backing up. A passing car hit the worker. The person hit was not identified and... more »
  • Man shot in bicycle ride-by

    October 24, 2013 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 54-year-old man was killed last night in a shooting on the 4300 block of North Foster Drive. Police say the victim was walking outside when a few people rode by on bicycles and shot him multiple times. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department,... more »
  • Pedestrian killed in Bossier Parish

    August 31, 2013 3:58 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Authorities say a 32-year-old man has died after being hit by a car on Louisiana Highway 527 in Bossier Parish. Louisiana State Police say in a news release that Andrew Burks of Elm Grove was killed when he was hit by a car on Friday night. The news... more »
  • Hit-and-run charge against Chris Brown dismissed

    August 15, 2013 2:40 PM

    LOS ANGELES- A Los Angeles judge has dismissed a hit-and-run driving charge against singer Chris Brown. The judge said Brown had reached a civil compromise with the other driver and City News Service says the misdemeanor was dropped Thursday. Brown didn't attend the hearing. Brown claims he traded insurance information... more »
  • Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

    August 5, 2013 9:04 AM

    BOURG- State police are searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed a Galliano man who was lying in the roadway on the Bourg-Larose Highway. Troopers say 29-year-old Jay Curler was pronounced dead early Sunday morning by the Terrebonne Parish Corner's Office. Witnesses told authorities that Curler... more »
  • Officer arrested for hitting suspect has troubled career Play Video

    August 1, 2013 4:50 PM

    WALKER - A Walker Police officer accused of hitting a rape suspect while they were in custody recently ran into trouble with past law enforcement agencies for using excessive force. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested James Dipuma, 32, after they said he hit Raymond Robison, 19, while Robison was... more »
  • Crash report: victim was drunk, Sibley visiting woman

    July 8, 2013 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police interviewed two people who suggested Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley was en route to visit another woman the morning he was involved in a deadly hit-and-run. Their accounts are published in the officer's crash report from the wreck in the early morning hours... more »
  • Report: Slain infant slapped, beaten by father Play Video

    June 28, 2013 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A police report reveals more disturbing details about the events leading up to an infant's death last weekend in Baton Rouge. According to an affidavit of probable cause, the mother of 11-month-old Aaliyah Heard told investigators that on June 20 the girl's father, 26-year-old Larry Leflore,... more »
  • Breaux Bridge man dies in hit-and-run crash

    June 24, 2013 9:00 AM

    BUTTE LA ROSE- State police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash La. Highway 3177 south of Interstate 10 which claimed the life of a 59-year-old Breaux Bridge man. Troopers say shortly after 4:30 a.m. Saturday the body of Aubrey Talley Jr. was found in the middle of Highway... more »
  • Teen hit by celebratory gunfire after NBA Finals

    June 23, 2013 10:47 AM

    MIRAMAR, Fla. - A teen watching NBA Finals postgame coverage in South Florida was hit by what police believe was celebratory gunfire. Fifteen-year-old Brandon Reid says he was watching Miami Heat basketball players celebrate their world championship Thursday when a bullet came through his mother's sliding glass door and grazed... 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 »
  • LSP: Sibley not at fault in deadly crash Play Video

    June 17, 2013 6:26 PM

    ST. HELENA - A State Police spokesperson said the Livingston Parish School Board president who left the scene of a fatal crash is not at fault. Investigators took Malcolm Sibley's GMC truck to the State Police Crime Lab today to see if damages are consistent with the crash report... more »
  • Hit and run kills woman on Greenwell Springs Road

    June 3, 2013 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A hit and run driver killed a 47-year-old woman on Greenwell Springs Road Saturday. Witnesses told Baton Rouge Police that Louise Hunter was attempting to cross the road when she was struck by a white car driven by a black male. The make and model of... more »
  • 11-year-old hit by truck still critical

    May 21, 2013 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members tell News 2 an 11-year-old boy is still in critical condition after he stepped into traffic and was hit by a truck this weekend. Michael Ester's father said his son is still in intensive care, and doctors are waiting for swelling in his brain... more »
  • Weak open on Wall Street; Wal-Mart disappoints

    May 16, 2013 9:04 AM

    NEW YORK- Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street a day after the market hit its latest record high. Wal-Mart led the Dow Jones industrial average lower after the giant retailer blamed higher payroll taxes, bad weather and delayed tax refunds for a sales slump that disappointed investors. Cisco... more »
  • Fugitive arrested in hit and run accident

    April 1, 2013 2:13 PM

    Walker- A fugitive from Georgia wanted in a hit and run accident in Livingston Parish, is now under arrest. The accident happened Sunday evening at the intersection of Walker South Road and Florida Boulevard. Police say Powell admitted to drinking before the accident, then took off and hid... more »
  • Woman accused of hitting co-worker with bottle

    March 28, 2013 8:54 AM

    BOSSIER CITY- A Shreveport woman is accused of battery after police say she hit a co-worker with a bottle of steak sauce. Bossier City police say 30-year-old Lashonda Turner and 23-year-old Heather Mattingly were working at steak house Sunday when they got into an argument and Turner allegedly grabbed a... more »
  • Man arrested, home damaged in hit and run

    March 18, 2013 2:38 PM

    Walker- A man who admitted to police he crashed into a home in Livingston Parish over the weekend, then took off on foot, is now behind bars. Police say early Saturday morning, Ashlyn Schroeder walked out of her home on Gaylord Road in Walker and found a car crashed... more »
  • Driver hits school crossing guard

    March 7, 2013 3:02 PM

    SLIDELL - Deputies said a driver was blinded by the sun when she hit a school crossing guard in St. Tammany Parish this morning. It happened outside the North Shore High School while the driver was dropping off children at the school. A sheriff's office spokesperson said the driver,... more »
  • Man arrested in deadly hit and run

    March 5, 2013 2:18 PM

    Baton Rouge- A man suspected in a deadly hit and run from May last year in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars. Deputies arrested Wayne Station for hitting Durrell Anthony Ballard with his vehicle in the 7700 block of Hanks Drive. Station admitted to authorities he had consumed... more »
  • USCG: Oil-water mix leaking after vessel hit wellhead

    February 27, 2013 10:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A crewboat struck an inactive wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico overnight, causing it to spew a mixture of oil and water according to the U. S. Coast Guard. They reported the vessel hit the wellhead, which is owned by Swift Energy, around 8 p.m. Tuesday.... more »
  • 7-year-old hit crossing road near school

    February 4, 2013 9:01 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A 7-year-old boy was hit by a car near a school in Livingston Parish Monday night. Police said the child was crossing Cockerham Road, from Freshwater Elementary School when he was hit. The child's parents and other kids were around at the time of the crash.... more »
  • Emmylou Harris charged with hit-and-run in LA

    January 30, 2013 3:15 PM

    LOS ANGELES- Los Angeles prosecutors have charged country star Emmylou Harris with misdemeanor hit-and-run related to an accident last year. The Grammy-winning singer was charged Wednesday for failing to exchange information with a driver whose car she hit on a freeway on Oct. 1. A criminal complaint filed in Beverly... more »
  • Tanker which hit Calif. bridge had no oil cargo

    January 7, 2013 4:32 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Officials say the ship that hit the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was not carrying oil as cargo, only fuel to power its engines. The ship struck a tower of the bridge's western span around 11:20 a.m. Monday. Coast Guard and transportation officials say there were no reports... more »
  • BRPD: Man arrested after hitting woman, child

    January 1, 2013 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man this weekend after they said he hit and woman and a teen during an argument. Police accused Robert Brown, 34, of domestic abuse battery, simple battery and cruelty to juveniles after the incident Sunday. According to investigators, Brown and... more »
  • Classmates remember 17-year-old killed in crash Play Video

    November 5, 2012 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Friends of Samuel Barth, 17, remember a smart and funny high school student, and said his life was cut short. Barth died Monday afternoon in an accident on Jefferson Highway. Baton Rouge Police said Barth was driving south on Jefferson at a high rate of speed... more »
  • High school student killed in BR car crash

    November 5, 2012 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Baton Rouge teenager died when his car hit a pole and flipped this afternoon. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Samuel Barth, 17, died in the wreck at 6605 Jefferson Highway around 3 p.m. Stubbs said he was driving south on Jefferson at a... more »
  • Shreveport police say child struck by patrol car

    November 1, 2012 2:46 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Authorities in Shreveport say an 11-year-old girl was seriously injured when she was struck by a police car. The accident happened around 7 a.m. Thursday. Police said the girl was standing in the street when a patrol car topped a small hill. Officials said the officer at the... more »
  • Pedestrian struck on Nicholson Drive

    August 17, 2012 7:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One person is in the hospital this morning, after being struck by a vehicle early Friday. Police found the 21-year-old victim lying in the road in the 4400 block of Nicholson Drive, around 3:30 a.m. He is said to have suffered life-threatening injuries. His name... more »
  • Injured hiker saves rescuer hit by copter blades

    July 10, 2012 2:57 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - When he broke his leg and needed to be evacuated from a national forest in Northern California, U.S. Air Force doctor Jeremy Kilburn never thought he would be called on to save the life of his rescuer. But that's just what happened when a California Highway Patrol... more »
  • Arrest in hit and run death

    May 7, 2012 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in connection with a hit and run death. Police today identified the woman killed Sunday morning as 31-yearold Raven Nicole Wright Southerland of Baton Rouge. Police said Southerland and her boyfriend got into an argument while she was riding in... more »
  • Lake Charles man killed

    May 6, 2012 9:57 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - Authorities say a 35-year-old Lake Charles man has died in a hit-and-run after he was struck while lying in the westbound lane Louisiana Highway 3112. Louisiana State Police Sgt. James Anderson says in a news release Saturday that Claude William Stuart was hit Saturday just before 2... more »
  • Woman killed in hit and run accident

    May 6, 2012 9:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a hit and run accident early this morning that left one person dead. Uniform patrol officers were called to the 4200 block of Mohican Prescott shortly after 2:30am. The body of an unidentified woman was laying in the roadway, and a witness... more »
  • Baseball hits "American Idol" star in throat

    April 23, 2012 3:34 PM

    GARNER, N.C. - "American Idol" champion Scotty McCreery didn't get the win while pitching for Garner High School in his latest outing, but he apparently came away unscathed after a scary moment on the mound. The country music sensation was pitching in the third inning against East Wake High School... more »
  • Scientists: Fish are sick where BP's oil spill hit

    April 19, 2012 7:34 AM

    BARATARIA BAY - Two years after the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, scientists say they're finding trouble with sick fish that dwell along offshore reefs and in the deep waters - especially in places where the oil spill hit the hardest. The scientists are unsure what's causing a small... more »
  • Storm that hit Mich. included at least 2 tornados

    March 16, 2012 5:23 AM

    DEXTER, Mich. - The National Weather Service says a slow-moving storm that damaged more than 100 homes in a rural southeastern Michigan community when a tornado touched down included at least one other tornado that caused damage. No serious injuries were reported and crews are expected to survey the damage... more »
  • Thieves hit Live Oak HS construction site

    February 3, 2012 6:43 AM

    WATSON - Officials say the fall opening of the new Live Oak High School in Watson could be delayed after thieves stole more than $100,000 worth of copper and tools from the construction site. Bruce Bacon, the job superintendent for Woodrow Wilson Construction Co. says the thieves knew exactly what... more »
  • Tigers take hit on National Signing Day Play Video

    February 1, 2012 2:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - National Signing Day has been a mixed bag of results for the LSU Tiger football program, as they've filled needs on their roster, however missed out on some of the top talent in the state. The Tigers, who plan to take 25 commitments, have signed 22... more »
  • Study: Big quake could hit Tokyo within years

    January 24, 2012 6:00 AM

    TOKYO - A new study warns that Tokyo has a 70 percent chance of being hit by a powerful magnitude-7 earthquake within four years. The study published by University of Tokyo seismologists based the warning on an increase in seismic activity in the region since last year's March 11 disaster,... more »
  • Port Allen woman fatally struck by car

    January 8, 2012 5:14 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A woman is dead after being hit by a car in Port Allen. It happened around 2:00am Saturday morning on US 190 west of LA 1145. According to investigators, 39-year-old Elodia Smith walked directly into the path of a 1999 Mercury Cougar west on US 190.... more »
  • Driver damages church during hit and run

    December 22, 2011 3:14 PM

    WALKER - Police caught two people in a minivan who ran into the side of a church Wednesday afternoon in Livingston Parish. They were reportedly fleeing from the scene of a hit and run. Authorities arrested Vanessa Whittington of Walker and Orrin Thomas of Bogalusa. Whittington is charged... more »
  • Student arrested for battering bus driver

    October 28, 2011 1:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An enraged high school student inadvertently injured herself this morning after hitting her bus driver in the back of the head causing the driver to slam on the breaks and throw the high schooler into the bus' windshield, smashing it in the process. East Baton Rouge... more »
  • Man accused of hit and run turns self in

    October 13, 2011 9:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The driver in an alleged hit and run that occurred on E. Boyd Drive this morning has turned himself in to Baton Rouge police. Mark Almon, 21, of St. Gabriel, is charged with one count of felony hit and run. Almon is accused of hitting... more »
  • LSU cheerleader recovering after hit and run

    October 10, 2011 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An LSU cheerleader is in intensive care after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver this weekend. Police said Kip Carter was struck by a vehicle while on River Road early Sunday morning. He was walking back home from a friend's house when he was hit... more »
  • Man accused in hit and run of bicyclist to be sentenced

    September 19, 2011 3:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A man accused of a hit-and-run incident that injured an LSU graduate student and member of the university cycling club a year ago is scheduled to be sentenced today. Marshall Hahn, 31, faces up to 10 years in prison for the incident that injured Mike Bitton. ... more »
  • Baby in critical condition after he was hit by car

    August 24, 2011 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A one-year-old baby is fighting for his life after he was hit by a car. It happened just before midnight Tuesday in the 200 block of Woodpecker Street in Baton Rouge. Family members tell News 2 they found the baby lying motionless in the road. "He... more »
  • Lotto, Easy 5 jackpots hit

    July 17, 2011 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Louisiana Lotto ticket sold in Houma matched all six numbers to win Saturday night's $425,000 jackpot. Officials also say an Easy 5 ticket sold in Ville Platte matched all the numbers to capture the top prize of $183,336. No one hit the multistate Powerball jackpot,... more »
  • Teen seriously injured in hit-and-run

    July 9, 2011 4:26 PM

    WATSON, La.- Louisiana State Police say a teenager is fighting for his life after someone crashed their car into him and took off. It happened late Friday night on LA 16 near Wildwood Road in Watson, La. State Police identified the victim as 17-year-old Justin Beck, of Denham Springs.... more »
  • Pedestrian hospitalized after hit-and-run

    March 26, 2011 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A man is fighting for his life after he was hit by a car. It happened in the 1100 block of I-110 over Hollywood Street after 1 a.m. Saturday. According to police, an oncoming car hit the victim as he was trying to get out of his... more »
  • BRPD arrest juvenile for attempted murder after chase

    February 25, 2011 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge arrested a 16-year-old male after a foot chase today for trying to shoot and kill someone back in January. The teen had been wanted since Jan. 16 for second-degree attempted murder after a shooting on north 31st Street and Lula Avenue. ... more »
  • Hit and run victim's family hopes case doesn't go cold

    February 9, 2011 5:34 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - After six months with little to no answers, friends and family members of 20-year-old Jamin Robinson are fearful the case could go cold. Robinson was killed last July less than 200 yards from his home on Kemp Street, when investigators believe he was hit by a slow... more »
  • Man arrested in '09 fatal hit and run

    January 26, 2011 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After almost two years of investigation, police arrested a man today for a hit and run collision that killed a pedestrian in 2009. Police said 42-year-old Arthur Hudson hit John Artinian on Constitution Avenue as Artinian and a friend were walking on the sidewalk on Sept. 26,... more »
  • Vehicle, driver in custody in fatal hit-and-run

    December 22, 2010 3:46 PM

    UPDATE 9:46 p.m.- State police have arrested Kathleen Fitzpatrick of Gonzales today in connection with the Monday night hit-and-run. She is charged with felony hit and run driving. UPDATE 6:20 p.m. - State Police have officially arrested the woman detained earlier today in connection with the Monday night hit-and-run.... more »
  • Troopers searching for person involved in hit and run

    December 21, 2010 5:54 PM

    PORT VINCENT - Louisiana State Police are investigating a hit and run crash that left an Ascension Parish woman brain-dead, according to her family. 22-year-old Crisy Hadley is on life support at a local hospital after the incident Monday night. Her brother Matthew said he was walking with her... more »
  • Police: Camouflaged pedestrian hit by pickup

    November 24, 2010 11:03 AM

    GONZALES – A Prairieville man is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in Gonzales last night, according to city police. 44-year-old Demaric Carter was hit by a pickup while crossing Airline Highway just after 7 p.m. last night, and flown to a Baton Rouge hospital. Investigators say... more »
  • Church employee dies after being hit by car

    November 8, 2010 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An employee of Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge died after being hit by a car. It happened on Highland Road after 7 a.m. Sunday. Louisiana State Police said 22-year-old Jordan Gautreau, Gonzales, was hanging a sign for the church when he was hit by a car.... more »
  • Man in critical condition after wheelchair is rear ended by car

    November 4, 2010 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Update: A man is in critical condition after his wheelchair was rear ended by a car shortly before 12:30 p.m. in north Baton Rouge earlier today. Police said a witness saw the crash and stopped to perform CPR on the 53-year-old man until paramedics arrived. The... more »
  • Road closed after man in wheelchair hit by vehicle

    November 4, 2010 12:41 PM

    UPDATE: Wooddale Blvd. has been re-opened by police. BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a crash in north Baton Rouge that seriously injured a man in a wheelchair and caused officers to close a portion of the highway. Police said a witness saw the crash and stopped to... more »
  • Pedestrian hit, killed in Baton Rouge

    October 13, 2010 10:46 AM

    Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal accident this morning where a man was hit by a truck while crossing Florida Boulevard. Cpl. L’Jean McKneely with BRPD said 49-year-old Phillip Hill of Baton Rouge was hit by a Dodge Durango while trying to cross Florida Blvd. around 6:30 this morning.... more »
  • Cyclist raising money for oil spill killed in crash

    October 8, 2010 3:19 PM

    Although a former LSU administrator's cross-country bike ride to raise awareness about the Gulf Coast oil spill ended in tragedy, his quest to help those harmed by the spill continues. Roger Grooters, 66, began his ride Sept. 10 in Oceanside, Calif. He was just days from finishing his 3,200-mile journey... more »
  • Man suffers head injuries after being hit by a car in BR

    October 7, 2010 9:23 PM

    A pedestrian was hit by a car in Baton Rouge tonight. Paramedics said an adult male was struck at Plank Road and Ozark Street and suffered serious head injuries. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time. News 2 will update as more information becomes available. more »
  • Deadly hit and run crash in Baton Rouge

    September 24, 2010 5:41 AM

    Baton Rouge police are investigating a deadly hit and run crash. It happened at 11 p.m. Thursday at 7900 Airline Highway near Tom Drive. Police say an unknown male wearing all dark clothing was struck in the roadway by an SUV headed northbound on Airline Highway. The name of the... more »
  • Slidell man killed in Houma accident

    July 28, 2010 10:29 AM

    A 20-year-old man died after he was hit by a car in Terrebonne Parish. State police say Derrick Collins was headed east in the right lane on Bayou Gardens Blvd. in Houma. Collins saw Jacob Bollingham walking in the same lane, and tried to change lanes, but struck Bollingham. Bollingham... more »
  • Cyclists, community support local bikers

    May 19, 2010 10:21 PM

    The annual "Ride of Silence" sent a loud message across Baton Rouge Wednesday when more than 250 bikers put purpose to their pedals. The bike ride remembers cyclists who have been injured or killed by motorists, like LSU grad student Michael Bitton. Bitton was hit over the weekend while... more »
  • Arrest made in Port Allen Hit and Run

    May 14, 2010 2:32 PM

    Authorities in West Baton Rouge Parish have made an arrest into a Hit and Run involving a pedestrian. Port Allen Police say Tyrone Beard hit Carlos Edwards, of California, with his car. Edwards was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Beard was booked on one count... more »
  • Child hit by car in Baton Rouge

    April 29, 2010 12:10 PM

    A 5-year-old was taken to the hospital Thursday morning after being hit by a car in Baton Rouge. Police said the child was attempting to stop an ice cream truck when he ran into the street and was struck by an eastbound vehicle in the 4800 block of Paige... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly hit and run

    April 12, 2010 10:08 AM

    Baton Rouge Police have identified the man killed in a hit and run on April 7. 49 year-old Willie Ferguson was found in the 5200 block of Greenwell Springs Road near Paulson. Police say they found a damaged bike near Ferguson. He was taken to the hospital,... more »
  • Deputies looking for hit and run suspects

    March 25, 2010 10:55 AM

    Terrebonne Parish deputies are looking for two females involved in hitting a child on a bicycle in the 600 block of Linda Ann St. in Gray. Deputies say the women were inside a dark-colored four door car when they hit the 6-year-old child while he was riding his bike, and... more »
  • Two women wanted in hit and run in Terrebonne Parish

    March 25, 2010 10:16 AM

    Authorities in Terrebonne Parish are on the lookout for two women wanted in a hit and run involving a child on a bike. Deputies say a 6 year-old child was riding his bike in the 500 block of Linda Ann Street, when he was hit by a car. ... more »
  • Police identify man killed while crossing Florida Blvd.

    March 17, 2010 12:02 PM

    Baton Rouge Police have identified the man who was struck and killed Wednesday morning while crossing Florida Boulevard. Steven Fox, 50, of 2512 Cavalier Drive in Denham Springs, was hit by a 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse at 6:41 a.m. in the 12700 block of Florida near Harco Drive. Fox... more »
  • Pedestrian killed in Baton Rouge

    March 17, 2010 7:26 AM

    Police are investigating a pedestrian killed on Florida Boulevard near Marque Anne Drive. It happened around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday. Traffic is being diverted onto the north service road of Florida. News 2 has a crew on the scene and will bring you the latest information as it becomes available. more »

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