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  • Troopers ID suspect in fatal Hammond hit and run Play Video

    May 18, 2016 5:17 PM

    HAMMOND - State Police have identified a person of interest in the fatal hit and run crash that took the life of a skateboarder in Hammond earlier this month. The suspect is described as a black male driving a dark-colored four-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac Grand Prix, according to Troopers.... more »
  • Troopers look for leads in Hammond hit and run that killed skateboarder

    May 12, 2016 9:46 AM

    HAMMOND - Troopers have asked for the public’s help in investigating a fatal hit and run crash that happened Wednesday night in Hammond. State Police said the crash happened shortly after 10 p.m. on LA 3234 (University Avenue) west of US 51. The crash claimed the life of 26-year-old... more »
  • Man accused of pointing gun at another driver, fleeing accident

    April 29, 2016 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man Thursday after they say he caused an accident on Joor Road, pointed a firearm at the other driver and then fled the scene. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies charged 59-year-old Michael Mannino with aggravated assault with a firearm, reckless operation,... 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 »
  • Teen charged with DWI, hit-and-run on LSU campus

    April 16, 2016 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police arrested an 18-year-old Friday after they say he drove while drunk, hit two cars at an LSU parking lot then fled the scene. LSU Police officers were dispatched to Blake Hall around 9:33 p.m. Friday in reference to a hit and run. A witness told... more »
  • 3 arrested in fatal hit and run in Terrebonne Parish

    April 8, 2016 9:34 AM

    GRAY- Resulting from an investigation, Troopers of the Louisiana State Police located and arrested three people responsible for a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian on Wednesday night on LA 24 South. The accident took the life of 53-year-old Troy Jackson. The crash occurred Wednesday around 11:30 p.m. on... more »
  • Walker Police looking for truck involved in hit and run on Walker South Road

    March 29, 2016 2:30 PM

    WALKER - Walker Police Department are looking for a Dodge pickup truck involved in a hit and run accident on Walker South Road. According to the Walker Police Department, the incident occurred on Monday around 7:45 p.m. near the intersection of Walker South Road and Vincent Place. A man and... more »
  • Hammond woman arrested after wild multi-parish pursuit

    February 29, 2016 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Hammond woman who told officers she had "smoked a tiny bump of meth" Sunday evening was arrested after leading troopers on a wild two-parish pursuit, arrest records show. The chase began when troopers spotted a damaged Jeep that matched the description of one used in... more »
  • Repeat felony drug offenders arrested at end of high-speed chase

    February 17, 2016 2:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a pair of repeat felony drug offenders at the end of a high-speed chase through residential Baton Rouge neighborhoods Tuesday afternoon. 23-year-old Deaundre Williams was booked into the parish prison on charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute... more »
  • Parents appeal for help solving New Orleans hit-and-run

    January 22, 2016 2:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The father of a tourist who police believe was struck by a car in New Orleans' French Quarter and dragged more than six miles across a Mississippi River bridge is appealing for the driver of the vehicle to turn himself in. Twenty-eight-year-old Joshua Woodruff died in... more »
  • Pride man arrested after pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run

    January 11, 2016 4:57 PM

    PRIDE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man accused of severely injuring a pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash on George Oneal Road Saturday. 25-year-old Michael Threeton was booked into the EBR Parish Prison on a charge of hit-and-run following his arrest on Sunday. Deputies said... more »
  • Family: Hit-and-run victim in French Quarter from Nebraska

    January 5, 2016 4:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Family members of a tourist who died after he was apparently hit by a vehicle in the French Quarter and dragged more than 6 miles say he was a Harvard University graduate from Nebraska who worked for a California-based company. The New Orleans coroner's office identified the... more »
  • Police: body apparently dragged 6 miles in hit-and-run

    January 3, 2016 4:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a driver apparently hit a pedestrian in the city's French Quarter and dragged the body more than 6 miles, crossing a Mississippi River bridge to the other side. Police say a driver found the disfigured body about 3:30 a.m. Friday in the road... more »
  • Police search for vehicle in hit and run of child

    December 25, 2015 12:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are searching for a car and its driver after a 7-year-old boy was hit and left in the road. Baton Rouge Police released the details of the hit-and-run Thursday. The incident happened Wednesday night on the 1900 block of N Ardenwood Drive near Greenwell Springs... 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 »
  • Driver fleeing wreck crashes, kills Denham Springs woman

    November 7, 2015 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police think a woman fleeing the scene of one wreck, struck and killed a Denham Springs woman in a second crash near Florida Blvd. Saturday. According to Baton Rouge Police, Stephanie Butterfield was driving north on Centerpointe Thruway near Florida Blvd. when she was struck by... more »
  • Gulfport man arrested in deadly I-10 hit and run

    November 5, 2015 6:45 PM

    SLIDELL - State Police said authorities arrested a Mississippi man for causing a deadly wreck on I-10 West Tuesday evening on I-10 and then fleeing the scene. Troopers said 25-year-old Daniel Alex Coy of Gulfport was taken into custody Thursday in Harrison County, Miss. and is awaiting extradition back... more »
  • Alabama man killed in crash near Louisiana-Mississippi line

    November 4, 2015 7:33 AM

    BAY ST. LOUIS - Authorities have identified the truck driver whose 18-wheeler plunged into the Pearl River near the Mississippi-Louisiana state line following an accident on Interstate 10. Louisiana State Police say the victim was 26-year-old Steven Shawn Clark, of Theodore, Alabama. Troopers say the accident late Tuesday involved Clark's... more »
  • State Police arrest hit and run driver that injured construction worker

    September 4, 2015 4:06 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - State troopers reported a pair of arrests following a long investigation into a hit and run crash in Ascension Parish that seriously injured a roadway construction worker back in November of 2014. The driver, Mark Burke, turned himself into Louisiana State Police on Thursday and was booked... more »
  • Police officer and 1 other injured in crash

    August 21, 2015 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A police officer and another unidentified person were taken to the hospital this morning after a crash on Perkins Road near Quail Run. Authorities say a truck pulled out in front of the police officer causing him to quickly swerve out of the way and collide... more »
  • Teen will survive hit-and-run, driver wanted Play Video

    July 20, 2015 4:31 PM

    ALBANY - A 14-year-old boy is expected to survive after a hit-and-run crash Friday night outside of the town of Albany. The crash happened before 10 p.m. on Louisiana Highway 43 near Highway 40. The boy and another person were walking down the highway when a pickup truck struck... more »
  • State Troopers seeking Hit and Run driver

    July 19, 2015 8:00 PM

    ALBANY, La. - Louisiana State Troopers are investigating a hit and run accident that left a 14-year-old male in serious condition. Just before 10:00 p.m. Friday, Troopers began investigations involving a hit and run on LA 43 north in Livingston Parish. Two pedestrians were walking in the southbound... more »
  • Arrest made in 2014 hit and run death of LSU student

    June 15, 2015 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. Marshals and Georgia sheriff's deputies arrested a Vacherie man in connection to a fatal hit and run that left an LSU student dead last June. Janneh Trench, 36, arrested in Clayton, Georgia in connection of the death of LSU student Eric Fabre, 20, on June... more »
  • Cyclist dies after struck by hit and run driver

    May 24, 2015 1:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a hit and run driver after a cyclist was struck and killed on Airline Hwy Saturday. Investigators say Fredrick Harris, 49, died at a local hospital after he was hit by a car while he was riding his bicycle westbound around 7:30... more »
  • Vehicle sought in deadly hit-and-run

    May 18, 2015 2:01 PM

    WALKER - Police identified a woman hit by two vehicles and killed while trying to cross Florida Boulevard in Baton Rouge this weekend, and said they're searching for one of the vehicles which fled the scene. Baton Rouge Police said 39-year-old Jannie Doiga died at the scene of the... more »
  • Louisiana road safety Play Video

    May 12, 2015 8:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Last year hit and run accidents injured more than 4,000 people in Louisiana. Last week, a truck hit three cyclists on a road in Baton Rouge, leaving them lying in the road before driving off. State police say this hit and run accident is a wake-up call,... more »
  • 3 bicyclists survive hit & run crash on Nicholson Play Video

    May 5, 2015 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three bicyclists survived a hit and run crash in Baton Rouge Monday night, but Louisiana State Police are still looking for the driver of a red Nissan Frontier pickup truck. The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. On Nicholson near Innovation Park Drive as the bicyclists... more »
  • Three cyclists injured in hit and run

    May 5, 2015 9:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Troopers with Louisiana State Police are looking for a hit and run driver. Three cyclists were run over Monday night on Nicholson Drive near Innovation Park Drive. Troopers say the cyclists were riding south on Nicholson around 9 p.m. when they were hit from behind. All three... more »
  • Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash

    April 27, 2015 1:46 PM

    ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Albuquerque police are seeking an arrest warrant for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones. Witnesses told police Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab a handful of cash from the car he was in and then left... more »
  • Two men wanted in connection with February hit and run

    April 8, 2015 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking to identify two men behind a hit and run that happened in a convenience store parking lot back in February. Investigators say the men were driving a large U-Haul trailer truck on Feb. 8 when they hit an unoccupied vehicle as they were... more »
  • Elderly woman killed in hit and run

    March 29, 2015 4:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 71-year-old woman was killed when a motorist hit her while she was crossing a street with her walker early Sunday morning. Authorities were searching for the driver of the vehicle who fled the scene. The woman was hit at about 3:25 a.m. Police say... more »
  • Two drivers run over man, leave him for dead

    March 8, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Investigators are trying to find two drivers who hit a man on Highland Road and left him for dead. The hit and run happened in the 1600 block of Highland Road just after 8pm. That's between the new bridge and the north gates of LSU. Haley... more »
  • Man arrested with DWI in fatal hit-and-run crash

    March 8, 2015 3:14 PM

    GRAMERCY - A driver is charged for negligent homicide in a hit-and-run crash that killed a woman early Sunday morning in St. James Parish. The crash took the life of 25-year-old Brittany Harris of Vacherie at the intersection of LA Hwy 3125 and LA Hwy 3213 around 5:45 a.m.... more »
  • Driver convicted in hit-and-run death of first grader

    February 28, 2015 4:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The hit-and-run driver responsible for the death of a first-grader last February will spend 10 to 40 years in prison, after being convicted of manslaughter. Arthur Toledano was found guilty Friday in the death of 6-year-old Shaud Wilson, who was struck by Toledano's speeding vehicle while walking... more »
  • Police say GoPro could be useful tool for motorcyclists Play Video

    February 2, 2015 6:44 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police say motorcycle riders should consider wearable cameras as a useful safety measure after a dangerous hit-and-run over the weekend. GoPro cameras are a usually considered a fun tool for photography enthusiasts, used to capture special moments and adventures, but for motorcyclists like Casey Brooks they... more »
  • Boat dedicated to LSU student killed in hit and run

    January 15, 2015 10:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An air-boat will be dedicated to an LSU student that was killed in a hit and run accident about seven months ago . Eric Fabre of Slidell was driving on his scooter when a car hit him from behind near the intersection of Airline Highway and... more »
  • Woman killed in New Orleans hit-and-run

    December 22, 2014 7:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a 37-year-old woman dead. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 10. Police say the unidentified victim was westbound when her SUV was struck by another vehicle. Investigators say the victim then exited her vehicle... more »
  • Kenner police investigate hit-run fatal accident

    December 9, 2014 7:46 AM

    KENNER - Kenner police say a male pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 10 eastbound. The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday. Police found a male body on the eastbound shoulder of the interstate. Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim... more »
  • Police: Man charged with vehicular homicide after deadly crash

    November 22, 2014 10:40 AM

    HAMMOND - State police say a man tried to run after a crash that killed the passenger in his vehicle. Officials say Steve Savoie, 28, drove his 1997 Dodge pickup off the left side of La. Hwy 443 near US Hwy 190 in Hammond just before 8 p.m. Friday.... more »
  • Family livid after no jail time in deadly hit-and-run Play Video

    November 10, 2014 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Relatives of a person killed in a hit-and-run wreck are upset after the man responsible didn't get sentenced to jail time Monday. Judge Trudy White sentenced Christian Cvitanovich to five years of supervised probation with 75 hours of community service each of the five years. Cvitanovich... more »
  • Man accused of DWI after hit and run that injured 2

    October 28, 2014 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police said a man will face DWI and other charges after a Sunday night hit and run that sent two people to the hospital, according to Louisiana State Police. Law enforcement reported that the crash happened on Gardere Lane south of GSRI Avenue shortly... more »
  • Police: Sergeant arrested for DWI after hit-and-run

    October 11, 2014 2:51 PM

    SORRENTO - State police say a state sergeant from Baton Rouge was arrested after he rear ended another vehicle on I-10 while drunk. Sergeant Damien Dyson Sr., 34, had a 0.175 blood alcohol content, more than twice he legal limit. He was off duty when it happened and in... more »
  • Man wanted for hit-and-run that injured woman

    September 27, 2014 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police are looking for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident that left Amber Sandifer, 29, injured Monday. According to State troopers, Sandifer was traveling westbound on Jefferson Highway when she was struck by a yellow Scion tC traveling northbound on Bluebonnet Boulevard towards... more »
  • 3 booked in fatal ATV hit-and-run

    September 4, 2014 5:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say they've arrested three people in connection with a hit-and-run accident in which a stolen ATV hit and killed a 37-year-old woman. Police say 29-year-old Darrin Smith was booked Wednesday with manslaughter in the July 27 death of Daphne Cola. They say 25-year-old Sadie... more »
  • Man pleads no-contest in 2010 deadly hit and run Play Video

    September 2, 2014 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Christian Cvitanovich, the man facing a felony hit and run charge for a 2010 death, entered a no-contest plea in court Tuesday. Mikel "Misha" Carson, 20, died in January 2010 on I-10 after she was hit by a car near College Drive. It happened after Carson... more »
  • Family of hit and run victim plead for answers

    September 1, 2014 7:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is in a coma, a week after being hit by a car that never stopped. Edwin Davis was two blocks from his home last Monday, when he was hit. He was found lying in the middle of the street, near his bike. Family members... more »
  • Man killed in Plaquemines Parish hit-and-run

    August 15, 2014 10:38 AM

    EMPIRE - State police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident in Plaquemines Parish. Trooper Melissa Matey says the accident happened around 4 a.m. Friday on La. Highway 11 near Empire. Matey says 39-year-old Michael Czolowski, of Buras, walking south in the southbound lane when he was struck by a vehicle... more »
  • Driver arrested in hit-and-run where child was hurt

    July 28, 2014 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 20-year-old woman faces charges after a hit-and-run crash where a child was seriously hurt Monday. Police said Maigan Scott hit a six-year-old girl on a bicycle on Washington Avenue between Plank and North 26th Street. According to police, after Scott hit the child, she left the... more »
  • LSP trying to warm up hit-and-run case

    July 14, 2014 9:08 PM

    BRUSLY - State Police are asking for help again as investigators search for the truck or SUV involved in a hit-and-run that left a seven-year-old injured recently. Video captured by a home security system shows what appears to be a mid-1990's Chevrolet Tahoe or GMC Yukon leaving the area... more »
  • Child hit by SUV, police looking for driver

    July 5, 2014 3:38 PM

    BRUSLY - State police say a 7-year-old was the victim of a hit and run Friday afternoon. It happened on River Road north of La Hwy 989-1 in Brusly. Officials say the child was hit by a white SUV, possibly a early to mid-1990's Chevy Tahoe or GMC Yukon,... more »
  • Child killed after hit-and-run driver hits house

    June 27, 2014 12:43 PM

    GRAY - A 2-year-old child was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning after a truck fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run crashed into a house in Terrebonne Parish. The initial accident happened on LA 24 when a pickup truck driven by 20-year-old Tony Milligan of... more »
  • Burned car could be connected to deadly wreck

    June 23, 2014 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators believe they found the vehicle that fled the scene of a Friday morning hit-and-run that left a motorcyclist dead. Police said 20-year-old Eric Fabre of Slidell was riding a Honda scooter north on Airline Hwy. around 12:58 a.m. on June 20 when he was hit... more »
  • BRPD: Hit and run caused deadly 18-wheeler wreck

    May 26, 2014 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an anonymous tip led them to accuse Thomas Moore III Monday of causing a deadly wreck last week in which a woman was hit by an 18-wheeler. Police said Moore caused the crash which killed Lahisha Walls, 37, Friday morning on Airline Highway. ... more »
  • Mistrial in driver, cyclist deadly crash

    May 8, 2014 9:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A trial over a deadly crash where a bicyclist died on Gardere Lane ended in a mistrial Thursday evening. Jurors could not come to an agreement in deciding the fate of Darby Griffin, who was on trial for the crash. After the wreck in October 2012, investigators... more »
  • Police: Fatal crash, driver at fault missing

    April 20, 2014 5:17 PM

    IBERIA PARISH - State police say a non-contact hit and run caused a fatal crash Saturday night in Iberia Parish. It happened on US hwy 90 east of LA hwy 675 around 10:30 pm. Police say an unknown vehicle changed lanes. To avoid a collision, the victim traveled... more »
  • Man arrested for running over 4-year-old

    March 24, 2014 11:34 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - State police arrested a man they said was speeding when he ran over a 4-year-old riding his bike in Napoleonville Sunday. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says a patrol vehicle tried to catch up with a speeding Chevy Tahoe on Highway 1. The Tahoe continued speeding into... more »
  • Mother wants trial for deadly hit and run Play Video

    March 14, 2014 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A mother traveled more than 2,000 miles to Baton Rouge Friday to seek justice for her daughter who died in a hit and run crash four years ago. Today Michele Carson spoke with News 2 about her fight to get answers. "It's horrible. I mean... more »
  • Police arrest two in deadly hit and run Play Video

    March 10, 2014 6:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The man accused of running down a homeless person in Baton Rouge and then fleeing the scene apologized after his arrest Monday. "I apologize, and I'm sincerely sorry," said 21-year-old Carl McKnight as he was being booked into the parish jail. Baton Rouge Police charged... more »
  • Sibley sentenced for hit-and-run death

    February 21, 2014 11:06 AM

    GREENSBURG - A state district judge sentenced Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley Friday after he pleaded no contest for a deadly hit-and-run wreck last year. Sibley received a 90-day suspended sentence as well as two years of probation and a $500 fine, plus court costs. He also... more »
  • Suspect in hit-and-run had suspended license Play Video

    February 12, 2014 5:12 PM

    BAKER - Police said the drunk driver in a hit-and-run wreck last night in Baker shouldn't have been behind the wheel at all. Officers arrested Jamar Jackson, 34, on suspicion of hitting two women with his vehicle so hard that pieces of clothing were found stuck in its windshield.... more »
  • Police identify women hit by vehicle, seriously injured

    February 12, 2014 9:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have identified the two women seriously injured in a hit and run Tuesday evening. Amy Gibson and Christy Hasty, both of Denham Springs were rushed to an area hospital after the crash on South Magnolia, off Highway 19. Their conditions were described as very serious... more »
  • Hit and run has a deadly end Play Video

    February 7, 2014 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A hit and run in St. Gabriel turned into a manhunt with a deadly end in Baton Rouge. St. Gabriel Police said Robert Bloodworth, 39, shot and killed himself at his home after police had questioned him about a traffic incident earlier Friday. Police said they... more »
  • 6-year-old boy killed in hit and run

    February 3, 2014 11:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 6 year old boy was killed and his 9 year old sister injured in a hit and run in New Orleans. New Orleans police say the kids were hit by a car around 7 a.m. Monday morning while crossing Paris Avenue. The boy died... more »
  • Victim in hit-and-run questions school's actions Play Video

    January 14, 2014 5:27 PM

    GONZALES - A woman involved in a crash with a teacher accused of driving drunk wants to know why the school she worked for let her leave, after determining she was unfit to teach students Monday. "She hit me at 9 a.m.," Katie Guy told News 2. "That's what... more »
  • Teacher arrested in hit-and-run DWI

    January 13, 2014 3:49 PM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a school teacher after they said she left the scene of a wreck Monday morning in Gonzales, and blew well above the legal limit for alcohol when she was finally stopped. Sgt. Stephen Nethken with Gonzales Police said officers arrested Jaime Ingrassia on suspicion of... more »
  • Hit and run court date postponed Play Video

    November 8, 2013 2:17 PM

    GREENSBURG- The Livingston Parish School Board president accused of a hit in run that killed a man in Saint Helena Parish didn't have his day in court as planned. Malcolm Sibley, 66, was supposed to have an arraignment in Saint Helena Parish, but it was postponed because the judge... more »

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