May 11, 2013 6:38 PM
BRUSLY, La. - Between 10-15 background actors known as extras were injured on the set of the "Bonnie and Clyde" mini-series around 11 p.m. Friday, according to West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes.
Cazes says two of the extras were transported to a hosptial and the others received minor... more »
May 5, 2013 11:04 AM
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - A woman died and 44 people were seriously wounded when a bomb exploded in a Roman Catholic church in northern Tanzania, a Tanzanian police official said Sunday. The woman died in hospital as a result of the bombing in the Arusha church just before Mass, which was... more »
May 2, 2013 2:34 PM
HOUSTON - Witnesses are describing hearing two shots -- and then a few more -- inside Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston today. A police spokesman says shots were fired near a ticket counter, and at least one armed man was critically injured. The gunfire sent people in the terminal scrambling... more »
April 22, 2013 10:10 AM
PRAIRIEVILLE - State troopers responded to three incidents involving motorcyclists Sunday.
Investigators say each cyclist sustained serious injuries.
The first crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on Hwy. 61 and Duplessis Rd. in Ascension Parish.
Police say 25-year-old Matthew Anders of Gonzales was heading south on Hwy. 61... more »
February 9, 2013 3:48 PM
BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge Police Officer was injured and transported to the hospital after an incident at Florida and Lafayette Streets downtown.
According to BRPD, a 18-year-old Christopher Hensley of Zachary was arrested around 2:45 p.m. Saturday following the Spanish Town Parade after he punched a uniformed Baton... more »
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 »
December 26, 2012 10:31 AM
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Eagles have placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract. Foles broke his hand in last Sunday's loss to Washington. Michael Vick will start the final game of the season against the New York Giants on Sunday.... more »
December 24, 2012 7:54 AM
KENNER - A Louisiana State Police lieutenant was injured while getting out of his marked SUV on Interstate 10.
Trooper Melissa Matey says Lt. Robert Hodges was struck Saturday when a driver swerved onto the right shoulder in an apparent effort to avoid upcoming slowed traffic.
Hodges is... more »
December 18, 2012 10:32 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say that when a man was shot in the Treme neighborhood, a stray bullet hit a school bus where flying glass injured a girl. Officer Frank Robinson says the man was shot in the hip and leg Monday afternoon. His injuries are not believed... more »
November 29, 2012 11:40 PM
BATON ROUGE- University High sent an email to members of its school community Thursday, discussing the situation surrounding a U High football player injured in a mysterious incident last weekend.
D'Vante Dotson was found in a pool of blood in a park on Perkins Road. He had a head... more »
November 27, 2012 10:27 PM
BATON ROUGE- Family, police, and friends of a University High School football player are tied-up in a whirlwind of rumor, injury, and investigation.
Friday night, D'Vante Dotson was found lying, unconscious, in a BREC park. The U High player was celebrating with friends after a playoff victory.
Dotson's... more »
November 26, 2012 5:59 PM
MONTZ, La. - A St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputy hospitalized since an August shoot-out that killed two other deputies is back home in Montz. Chief Deputy Harold Klibert says Jason Triche returned home on Monday from a Baton Rouge hospital. Klibert says people lined streets to welcome him.... more »
November 20, 2012 11:12 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said two people were injured while trying to wrestle a gun away from someone who tried to rob them last night.
Investigators said it happened while a group of people were walking together down East Boyd just past midnight. Police said a man with a... more »
November 16, 2012 4:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said one person seriously injured in a head-on crash in Baton Rouge overnight is still recovering.
Police responded to the wreck in the 7800 block of Highland Road just after 2 a.m. They said two cars hit head-on, sending both vehicles off the road.
... more »
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 »
September 13, 2012 7:42 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University says two of its seniors have designed a T-shirt and wristband bearing the name and jersey number of Green Wave football player Devon Walker.
Brad Girson and Jesse Schwartz started their own clothing line as sophomores. Now, the university says, net proceeds from sales... more »
August 20, 2012 1:28 PM
METAIRIE - Saints starting linebackers Curtis Lofton and David Hawthorne are injured and it's not certain whether either will be back for New Orleans' regular-season opener against Washington. Assistant head coach Joe Vitt says Lofton has a high ankle sprain. Hawthorne has a torn meniscus and was scheduled for surgery... more »
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 »
July 4, 2012 3:19 PM
Kenner- A 19 year old Kenner man seriously injured himself while manufacturing a sparkler bomb with fireworks.
Responding officers found the victim to have sustained injuries to his hands, arms, and legs.
Investigators say the victim along with several friends were outside shooting fireworks, when made a... more »
June 7, 2012 2:43 AM
MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. - Officials say dozens have been taken to hospitals after a tour bus carrying students and parents to Washington, D.C., overturned in south-central Kentucky. Kentucky State Police Trooper Jonathan Biven says 55 people, including 34 students, were aboard when the bus crashed Wednesday evening on Kentucky Route 728... more »
June 6, 2012 12:07 PM
CENTRAL - One person was hurt during efforts to put out a house fire last night in Central.
Firefighters called to the scene at 2:30 a.m. said the entire house was in flames when they arrived.
One firefighter had to be treated for heat exhaustion at the scene.... more »
May 30, 2012 6:37 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating an early morning shooting in the North Baton Rouge area that sent one person to the hospital.
It happened just before 4 a.m. in the 4700 block of Banks Street.
Crews say someone who was transporting the victim to the hospital flagged... more »
May 29, 2012 5:32 PM
VENICE- Coast Guard crews from South Louisiana are working a platform fire about 20 miles off Louisiana's shoreline.
One tank caught fire this morning on a platform owned by Energy XXI. Seven people were on the platform when the fire started; all were evacuated but one person was injured.... more »
May 14, 2012 7:17 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a number of shootings across the city that left four people injured.
The latest shooting happened just after 2 a.m. Monday in the 2600 block of Laurel Street. The victim told police he was walking along the street when someone allegedly pulled up... more »
May 2, 2012 6:32 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.
It happened around 4:30 Wednesday morning in North Baton Rouge.
Police say a 25-year-old man was shot several times inside a car that then crashed into a house on Oriole... more »
May 2, 2012 2:04 AM
LIVINGSTON - At least one person is dead this morning after a single car accident in Walker.
It happened just after midnight Wednesday.
Officials say several people were ejected from the vehicle after it crashed along Walker South Road.
The car reportedly rolled before landing in someone's... more »
May 1, 2012 11:10 AM
BATON ROUGE- A mounted gun on the USS Kidd backfired Tuesday injuring one of the ship's caretakers.
Tim Nessmith, the ship supervisor, was operating the gun when it backfired and exploded, causing severe burns and damaging his hand and arm.
Maury Drummond, the executive director of the USS... more »
April 2, 2012 10:43 AM
BATON ROUGE - A local girl is recovering today after she was bitten by a dog over-the-weekend.
Authorities say the girl was hospitalized after the dog did extensive damage to the child's face.
The owner of the dog was cited in the incident. The breed of the dog... more »
March 27, 2012 9:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police believe a shooting that injured two people Monday night on Gerald Street was the result of a botched drug deal.
Authorities say the two victims were shot inside a car on 10200 Gerald Street.
One of the victims was shot in the head and... more »
March 12, 2012 5:09 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating two shootings that happened within 4 hours of each other in the Baton Rouge area. The latest happened around 3 a.m. this morning in Mid-City.
Officers arrived to the 5500 block of Melrose Blvd. to find two men injured under the carport of... more »
February 29, 2012 7:29 AM
BRANSON, Mo. - At least one person has been killed in southwest Missouri as possible tornadoes whipped the Midwest, causing numerous injuries and significant damage. Lt. Dana Eagan of the Dallas County Sheriff's Office says one person was killed and 13 others injured when a possible tornado hit a mobile... more »
February 16, 2012 3:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a pair of shootings that left one person dead and one seriously injured.
The first shooting occurred around 3 p.m. at Highland Rd. and West Grant. The victim from that shooting suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital.... more »
February 2, 2012 4:18 AM
BATON ROUGE - Officers responded to a violent shooting early Thursday morning in North Baton Rouge that left one person dead and two others wounded.
Officers arrived to the scene near Central Rd. just before 1 a.m. where they came across an empty vehicle ridden with bullets.
Investigators... more »
January 23, 2012 12:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police say a man who shot another man on Monday in Baton Rouge, called police after the incident to turn himself in for questioning.
Police arrested arrested 67-year-old Keith Landon and charged him with attempted second degree murder.
It happened just before noon in the... more »
January 15, 2012 12:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - State Police are investigating a crash involving a Utility Terrain Vehicle this morning that left the driver seriously injured and claimed the lives of two passengers. The crash happened on LA 75 near the intersection at Milly Plantation Road shortly after 3:00 a.m. Troopers say Matthew Verret,... more »
December 29, 2011 10:21 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Two men died and 61 other people were injured Thursday in a pre-dawn pileup involving about 40 cars, vans and other vehicles on a busy interstate that crosses New Orleans, closing the route for hours both ways, police said. Drivers said they drove into thick smoke or... more »
December 22, 2011 4:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - A firefighter was injured in an accident Thursday when the driver of the truck he was in lost control and ran off the road in north Baton Rouge.
Baton Rouge Firefighter Captain Voltaire Sanders was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Police... more »
December 22, 2011 2:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating an accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck that left one driver seriously injured.
It happened Wednesday night in the 8100 block of Greenwell Springs Rd.
Police say the driver of the motorcycle suffered life-threatening injuries and remains in... more »
December 10, 2011 1:50 PM
A Vernon Parish man is dead and his wife is injured after an early morning fire.
Firefighters say when they arrived at the couples' home at 121 Delton Bailey Road shortly after midnight Saturday, they found the found the entire house in flames.
84-year-old Delton Bailey didn't to... more »
December 9, 2011 3:58 PM
ZACHARY - A party turned violent early Friday morning when a patron was shot trying to stop an armed robbery at the event, according to Zachary police.
Authorities say guests of small party located at 5905 Carpenter Road tried to rob other guests in attendance.
That's when 20-year-old... more »
November 12, 2011 10:21 AM
A woman fights for life while three other are injured after an early morning crash.
It happened around 2:39am Saturday morning on I-12 East Bound just before the O'Neal Lane exit.
According to officers, five vehicles including two 18-wheelers were involved.
BRFD removed the woman from a... more »
October 21, 2011 9:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - City police are investigating a shooting overnight that sent three people to the hospital with injuries. It happened at 12:36am in the 3200 block of Elm Street. Police say two females and one male were shot in the front yard of a residence. They were transported to... more »
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 »
October 9, 2011 1:44 PM
NEW ORLEANS- A fire captain battling a three-alarm blaze injured his shoulder when he fell through a floor early Sunday at an off-campus Tulane University fraternity house where Halloween decorations hindered firefighting, the New Orleans Fire Department said.
None of the residents were injured in the fire that broke... more »
September 26, 2011 5:43 PM
BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital. It happened Sunday evening at the BREC Park on Elvin Drive.
Investigators say a two men shot at each other after an argument earlier that day. One of the... more »
September 10, 2011 10:22 AM
IBERVILLE- A man from Baton Rouge was killed while sitting inside a broken down car on I-10 in Iberville Parish late last night.
Louisiana State Police identified the victim at 20-year-old Vaneyawn Francis.
Police say the driver, 25-year-old Channing Dalcourt, had stepped out of the broken-down car, and... more »
August 29, 2011 6:00 PM
ST. AMANT, La. - Members of the LSU cheerleading squad got updates today on the condition of their assistant coach, 29-year-old Chico Garcia, who was hurt in a boat crash over the weekend.
"He was pretty much paralyzed from the neck down. It's going to be a long road.... more »
August 29, 2011 11:01 AM
ST. AMANT, La. - Members of the LSU cheerleading squad got updates today on the condition of an assistant coach who was hurt in a boat crash over the weekend.
An assistant LSU cheerleading coach, two other adults and two minors were injured when their boat crashed Saturday into... more »
August 28, 2011 10:02 AM
ST. AMANT, La.- Two children and three adults were injured when their boat crashed into a pier on the Diversion Canal near the Tiki Hut yesterday afternoon.
One child was airlifted to the hospital with severe injuries; the other patients were taken by ambulance.
The St. Amant Fire... more »
August 10, 2011 5:13 PM
BATON ROUGE - Helicopter pilots for Baton Rouge rescued a man injured while tubing the Amite River today.
Sgt. Don Stone said the Central Fire Department called for assistance around 1 p.m. They said a man was bleeding from a deep cut he got while tubing, and rescuers weren't... more »
August 2, 2011 2:00 AM
BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured Monday evening.
Investigators say a 26-year-old male was shot multiple times just after 6:30 p.m. as he was walking in the 700 block of Marcellious Lane.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he... more »
July 24, 2011 9:50 AM
ST. MARTINVILLE, La.- A man died and a woman was injured in a single-car crash overnight. It happened just before midnight in the 1300 block of Herman Dupuis Road.
According to St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Deputies the driver, 20-year-old Jude Barras, of Parks, La., died after being thrown from... more »
July 23, 2011 12:51 PM
UPDATE: All lanes are now open at mile post 132 near Ramah.
RAMAH- Two people were airlifted and eight others were injured in a crash I-10 westbound on the Basin Bridge near Ramah, according to Acadian Ambulance Service.
The right lane of I-10 westbound is closed and traffic... more »
July 23, 2011 12:06 PM
BATON ROUGE- The driver of an 18-wheeler, that lost control smashing into four vehicles and a tire shop, had a seizure while driving, according to police on the scene.
The rig, which was hauling fresh cabbage to New Orleans, veered off Airline Highway just south of Florida Boulevard, crashing... more »
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 »
June 20, 2011 6:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting this afternoon that left a man critically injured.
EBRSO spokesperson Casey Hicks said deputies found an Hispanic male shot several times on Cherry Hill Avenue around 4:20 p.m.
Hicks said the man was sitting behind his residence when two... more »
May 14, 2011 9:56 AM
BATON ROUGE- A woman died and a man was hospitalized after a shooting overnight. It happened in the 100 block of West Polk Street around 1 a.m. Saturday. The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Danielle Carmel. She died for multiple gunshot wounds, according to Baton Rouge Police.
Baton... more »
May 10, 2011 6:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - A state trooper was hurt when a drunk driver crashed into his vehicle on the interstate in West Baton Rouge Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.
Trooper Russell Graham said 48-year-old Joseph Harris of Rosedale was arrested Monday night after crashing into an LSP unit driven... more »
March 29, 2011 2:52 PM
BATON ROUGE - An SUV driven by Sheriff Sid Gautreaux was involved in a wreck that injured an East Baton Rouge deputy riding in his vehicle today.
Gautreaux told News 2 after the collision he was turning left off of Acadian Thruway onto the I-10 West on-ramp, and didn't... more »
March 6, 2011 9:29 AM
BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge police say an officer is on leave after fatally shooting a man accused of trying to run officers over outside a nightclub.
Police say 23-year-old Carlos Harris, of Baton Rouge, was taken to a nearby hospital early Sunday morning, where he later died. The officer's... more »
February 21, 2011 5:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - Four people are recovering after a car they were directing Monday morning suddenly backed over them.
It happened just after 10 a.m. at the Resurrection Life Family Ministries on North Carrollton Avenue.
Baton Rouge Police say 63-year-old Alan Durlacher was backing into the garage of... more »
February 11, 2011 7:42 PM
GONZALES - The family and co-workers of a man seriously injured in a car crash this week are asking for help paying his medical bills.
An account has been set up with Whitney National Bank for Charles "Itchy" Etienne, who was critically injured in a collision Wednesday at the... more »
January 16, 2011 1:10 PM
Two men were injured during a boating accident on Belle River. It happened between Assumption and St. Martin Parishes early Sunday morning.
Officials with the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office say Derek Domingue, 26, and Kenneth Landry Jr., 37, were boating down Belle River to go hunting. The boat hit... more »
January 13, 2011 2:43 PM
BATON ROUGE - A two-year-old girl has died from injuries that Ascension Parish authorities believe were caused by her godparents while she was under their care.
Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said Jaylynn Muse died late Wednesday at a Baton Rouge hospital. Her godparents Shantell and Terrell Donahue, who were... more »
January 2, 2011 10:19 AM
A firefighter was injured in an early morning house fire. It happened in the 700 block of Woodview Court in Baton Rouge just after 5 a.m. Sunday morning.
St. George Firefighters arrived at the scene to find smoke and flames coming from a window above the garage.
Five... more »
December 9, 2010 11:55 AM
NEW ORLEANS- The two children most seriously injured when a car slammed through a schoohouse wall remain hospitalized. Children's Hospital spokesman Chris Price says a 10-year-old boy was in intensive care in critical condition Thursday and a 9-year-old girl in stable condition. Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish... more »
December 3, 2010 10:43 AM
PORT BARRE - Louisiana State Police say a tractor-trailer smashed into the back of a school bus driven by a local mayor after he stopped to pick up children, injuring 21 kids. Three of the children were hurt critically in Friday's wreck. The kids on board ranged in age from... more »
December 1, 2010 11:30 AM
JEAN LAFITTE, LA. (AP) - Three men were burned in an explosion and fire on a workover rig south of New Orleans. All three apparently are going to Baton Rouge General Medical Center's burn unit. They went first to West Jefferson Medical Center. Spokeswoman Taslin Alfonzo says one was going... more »
November 26, 2010 2:01 PM
President Obama received 12 stitches in his lip after being injured in a pick-up basketball game.
Another player accidentally hit the President with an elbow.
President Obama got the stitches in the doctor's office on the ground floor of the White House.
The president got a local... more »
November 25, 2010 2:46 PM
GRETNA, La. - In two separate shootings, Jefferson Parish authorities say a 9-year-old boy is dead, a 12-year-old girl is in critical condition and two teenagers have been arrested in the younger child's slaying while a teenager and a young girl face charges in the girl's case. Sheriff Newell Normand... more »