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  • Police arrest man accused of attacking woman, children outside home

    September 25, 2017 3:02 PM

    THIBODAUX - On Monday, police announced the arrest of a man accused of attacking a woman and her children outside of their home. On September 16, authorities say that Omar Harvey punched the woman in the face, causing her to fall backwards and hit her head on an ice... more »
  • Kenner man killed after being hit, dragged by bus

    September 1, 2017 1:02 PM

    KENNER - A man was killed by a transit bus in Kenner after it hit and dragged him last night. According to WGNO-TV , the incident occurred around 10 p.m. at the intersection of Reverend Richmond Wilson Drive and Coleman Place. The man was found unresponsive at the scene... more »
  • Car strikes two women watching eclipse, one dies

    August 21, 2017 9:47 PM

    HYDEN, Ky. - Authorities say two women watching the eclipse while standing on a sidewalk in Kentucky were struck by a car, and one has died. State Police Trooper Jody Sims says the car crossed the center line and hit a utility pole and the pedestrians Monday in... more »
  • Police erroneously report woman's death; Remains in critical condition after I-12 jump

    August 9, 2017 9:03 PM

    WALKER- The Walker woman who jumped from a moving vehicle Wednesday is in critical condition at a hospital, police said. Walker Police identified the woman as 26-year old Whitney Shantel Cotton. According to Walker Police Spokesman, Captain John Sharp, the incident occurred at approximately 7:15 Wednesday evening. “From... more »
  • 100,000 groups in 150 nations hit by cyberattack

    May 14, 2017 11:41 AM

    LONDON - Europol, the European Union's police agency, says the international "ransomware" cyberattack has so far hit more than 100,000 organizations in at least 150 countries. Spokesman Jan Op Gen Oorth said Sunday that the number of individuals who have fallen victim to the cyberextortion attack could be much higher.... more »
  • Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck on N. 32nd Street

    May 6, 2017 7:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person has been hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle on N 32nd Street Saturday afternoon. The victim was struck in the 1100 block of N 32nd Street shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. Sources say the victim was transported from the scene in stable... more »
  • 3-year-old "bumped" by car in Greenwell Street hit-and-run

    May 5, 2017 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sources say a 3-year-old was hit by a vehicle on Greenwell Street. The incident occurred just before 8:30 p.m. on Greenwell Street, between Winchester Avenue and Grand Drive. BRPD officials say they are investigating this incident as a hit-and-run. The suspect was described as a... more »
  • Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck on Belleview Drive

    April 25, 2017 9:49 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - One person is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Belleview Drive Tuesday night. Sources say the victim was struck near the Exxon Mobil gas station on Belleview Drive around 8:40 p.m. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. According... more »
  • Police identify body found in ditch on Highway 404 in Iberville

    April 19, 2017 2:32 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Louisiana State Police identified the body of a man found in a ditch along Highway 404 and Highway 75 Wednesday. Officerss say 46-year-old Randy L. Romig of Plaqumeine was killed after he was hit by a pickup truck Monday. According to investigators, Romig was walking along... more »
  • One hospitalized in crash on Harding Boulevard

    April 18, 2017 1:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to a crash on Harding Boulevard that left one vehicle overturned Tuesday. The crash occurred near the RaceTrac gas station on Harding Boulevard around noon. Sources say one victim was transported to the hospital in stable condition. This is a developing story.... more »
  • STPSO: Toddler struck by vehicle in Slidell

    April 10, 2017 5:47 PM

    SLIDELL - Deputies are investigating an incident in which a small child was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, the toddle was struck on E. Forest Blvd. at Whisperwood Blvd. Few details are known at this time. This is... more »
  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle at BRCC

    March 29, 2017 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are responding to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at Baton Rouge Community College. The incident occurred around 1:15 p.m. at BRCC. EMS is en route to the scene. This is a developing story. We will update with more information as... more »
  • Family visiting South Florida hit by truck while walking

    March 27, 2017 2:09 PM

    DANIA BEACH, Fla. - A pickup truck struck a family of six tourists as they were walking back to their South Florida hotel Sunday night. The Sun Sentinel reports one woman's leg was severed and a 10-year-old also suffered serious leg injuries. Four people, including the 57-year-old driver, were... more »
  • Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Jefferson Ave.

    March 25, 2017 9:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Jefferson Avenue Saturday night. EMS was called to the scene around 8:30 p.m. Sources say the pedestrian's injuries didn't appear to be life threatening. The pedestrian also refused to be taken to the hospital. more »
  • Two pedestrians struck by vehicle on Plank Road Play Video

    March 20, 2017 9:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were struck by a vehicle on Plank Road Monday night. The crash happened around 8 p.m. Sources confirmed the two people were hit on Plank Road at Lorraine Street. Both were transported to the hospital in stable condition. This is a developing... more »
  • Man turns himself in for fatal hit and run in Chauvin

    January 17, 2017 4:03 PM

    CHAUVIN - Troopers have arrested a man for the fatal hit and run crash that killed one person Tuesday morning. Christopher Little, 47, of Chauvin called state troopers from his residence Tueaday to inform them he was involved in the fatal crash. Police arrived at his home and found... more »
  • Authorities investigating fatal pedestrian hit-and-run

    January 7, 2017 8:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking for more information after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Silverleaf Ave. Friday evening. According to the Sheriff's Office, around 6:00 p.m. Friday evening, the victim was walking in the 6000 block of Silverleaf... more »
  • Surveyors count 8 tornadoes from Monday storms in Louisiana

    January 4, 2017 12:46 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The National Weather Service counts at least eight tornadoes that hit Louisiana Monday. Survey teams conclude twisters damaged parts of Avoyelles, Beauregard, Evangeline, Rapides and Tangipahoa parishes. The most powerful storm, rated EF-1 on the enhanced Fujita scale, hit south of Ragley in Beauregard Parish, with top... more »
  • Woman arrested for fatal hit and run on Juban Road

    December 29, 2016 11:11 AM

    LIVINGSTON – State Troopers arrested a woman for a fatal hit and run on Juban Road that occurred on Dec. 20 . Troopers arrested 49-year-old Debra Bridges for hit and run and obstruction of justice. It was determined that Bridges was the driver of a blue Ford F-150... more »
  • 2-year-old from Houma hit by relative's truck in Pennsylvania mobile home park

    October 18, 2016 1:41 PM

    WILLIAMSPORT, PA - A Louisiana toddler was killed after she was hit by a truck driven by a relative in a mobile home park in Pennsylvania. The undercarriage of the truck hit the girl and carried her about 20 feet. Lycoming County Coroner identified the toddler as 2-year-old... more »
  • Caddo Parish school bus driver dies after hit crossing road

    September 19, 2016 10:10 PM

    KEITHVILLE - A Caddo Parish school bus driver has died after she was hit while walking across a busy highway. Shreveport's The Times reports that Joe Gomez Jr. of Logansport told deputies he didn't see Karen Scroggins as she was crossing Mansfield Road before sunrise Monday. Gomez hit her as... more »
  • Pedestrian struck by deputy's vehicle in Plaquemine

    July 23, 2016 10:54 PM

    CORRECTION: A previous version of the story said the incident happened near a Burger King in Plaquemine. Stassi corrected the location to Mike's Club Sunday afternoon. PLAQUEMINE – A woman was struck by an Iberville Sheriff’s vehicle and is in stable condition Sunday afternoon, according to Iberville Parish Sheriff’s... more »
  • Exclusive: 71-year-old hit by driver who was shot talks about surviving crash Play Video

    April 5, 2016 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shortly after being released from a hospital Tuesday, a 71-year-old woman recalled the overnight ordeal where she was hit by a car after the driver was shot. Elouise Nelson was hit after police said the driver of the car that hit her lost control on Dayton... more »
  • Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Ascension parish

    February 15, 2016 8:37 PM

    GONZALES - State Police say a pedestrian was killed in Ascension Parish Monday when he walked into the path of a moving car Monday afternoon. According to troopers, Brad Nickens, 34, was walking across LA-934 near LA-44 when he was hit by a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old driver.... more »
  • Police: Man jumped out of car, struck by hit-and-run driver

    January 24, 2016 1:23 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport police say a passenger jumped out of a moving car during an argument and was killed by a hit-and-run driver. Cpl. Breck Scott says the accident occurred about 1:20 a.m. Sunday on Highway 3132 East near Jewella Avenue. The man's name is being withheld until police... more »
  • Man crossing Airline Highway hit and killed by car

    November 27, 2015 1:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 57-year-old man died on Thanksgiving evening after trying to cross Airline Highway in Baton Rouge on foot. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the man was hit by a car around 6:08 p.m. in the 7100 block of Airline Highway. McKneely said the man... 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 »
  • Trick-or-treater dies after being hit by car in Minneapolis

    November 1, 2015 1:55 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police say a 5-year-old boy who was trick-or-treating on Halloween has died after he was struck by a car while crossing a street. Officers were called to the crash in north Minneapolis around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Police found the boy in critical condition. A preliminary investigation shows... more »
  • Passenger hit, dies after getting out of car to check tow straps

    October 26, 2015 9:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man from Port Allen died Monday morning when he got out of the car he was riding in to check on the straps used to tow a car behind him. State Police said Delvonte Wiley, 22, and Timothy Bird, 53, were towing an SUV with a... more »
  • Man dies after pushing his wife to safety

    September 28, 2015 8:54 PM

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA- A man on a sidewalk pushed his wife to safety as a car careened toward them and he was hit and killed. Juan Mena-Brito was hit by the car after it collided with another vehicle in an intersection. Witnesses say Mena-Brito pushed his wife out of the... more »
  • Man seriously injured after stepping into traffic

    September 28, 2015 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man was severely hurt after he stepped into traffic on Government Street Monday afternoon. Baton Rouge Police said the incident happened before 2 p.m. in the 3400 block of Government. Police said they were told the man walked into the street not at... more »
  • Principal: Texas football coach says he ordered hit on ref

    September 23, 2015 5:06 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - A high school principal in Texas says the school's assistant football coach has acknowledged directing two players to a hit a referee during a game earlier this month. In an internal school district statement first reported by ESPN, John Jay High School Principal Robert Harris says assistant... more »
  • Texas school district suspends 2 from school after ref hit

    September 7, 2015 12:46 PM

    MARBLE FALLS, Texas - A San Antonio school district has suspended two football players from the team and from school after one of them ran into the back of a referee watching a play and the other dove into the official. The district's athletic director Stan Laing told The Associated... more »
  • NOPD officer injured while investigating fire

    July 12, 2015 1:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say one car hit another on Interstate 10, than hit and seriously injured an officer who was investigating a vehicle fire. A news release says 47-year-old Officer Vernell Brown is in serious condition after the accident Sunday morning. Earlier news releases said he was... more »
  • Man on bike hit by train, loses foot

    June 3, 2015 11:40 AM

    SCHRIEVER - Sheriff's deputies said a man riding a bicycle fell on a set of train tracks in Terrebonne Parish and was hit by a cargo train Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said the man was riding his bike at Burlington Court in Schriever around 8:30 a.m. when he fell on... more »
  • Child hit by car in Baton Rouge

    February 21, 2015 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 6-year-old was rushed to the hospital after she was hit by a car Saturday evening. It happened on 1700 Victoria Dr. and Melon Ct. around 3 p.m. Emergency responders say the child was transported to Our Lady of the Lake with broken... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Delivery driver talks about seeing man under train Play Video

    January 30, 2015 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man who was likely drunk fell asleep on train tracks near Tigerland and was hit by a train Friday morning. A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said the 20-year-old man was hit around 2:15 a.m. He suffered serious foot injuries as a result. ... more »
  • Child dies after being hit by car

    January 9, 2015 3:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 14-year-old boy hit by a car while walking to a school bus stop in Baton Rouge Wednesday has died. Investigators said Daytron Edwards was hit while walking on Evangeline Street near North Foster. Police said it appears the car suffered a mechanical problem,... more »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed Sunday night

    December 29, 2014 8:04 AM

    YOUNGSVILLE - State police say a Youngsville man was attempting to walk across U.S. Highway 90 in St. Martin Parish when he was hit by a small SUV. Master Trooper Brooks David says 48-year-old Brian Bearden was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced death Sunday night. David said the... more »
  • Police identify woman who died after being hit by car

    December 16, 2014 3:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the identity of a woman who was hit and killed by a car late Monday night. Maria Cunningham, 35, was walking in the middle of 72nd Avenue just before midnight when she was hit by Honda Accord being driven by an unidentified 23 year... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »

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