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  • School bus crash in LaPlace sends 14 students to hospital with minor injuries

    May 5, 2017 5:53 PM

    LAPLACE – The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a Friday afternoon crash that involved a school bus and pick up truck. The crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of St. Andrew's Boulevard in LaPlace. The bus was carrying 28 students at the time of... more »
  • 28 transported to hospitals after charter bus crash Play Video

    March 31, 2017 11:18 AM

    LAPLACE – School officials say 28 students were hurt in a crash involving two charter buses in LaPlace Friday morning. The crash happened on I-10 east near US 51 in LaPlace shortly before 10 a.m. Friday. First responders tell WBRZ News 2 that 28 students in total were transported... more »
  • LaPlace couple charged with contractor fraud in Walker

    January 20, 2017 6:44 PM

    WALKER – Police say a LaPlace couple has been accused of defrauding thousands of dollars from a Walker resident who was impacted by August’s flooding. According to Walker Police, Denny Cutrer and Jennifer Haywood were charged with one count of felony residential contract fraud and misapplication of payments by... more »
  • Authorities find body in water near LaPlace

    January 7, 2017 4:18 PM

    LAPLACE - St. John the Baptist Parish authorities say they have found a man's body in LaPlace, and are working to recover it. Sheriff Mike Tregre tells NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune that divers found the man's body around noon Saturday in water along Interstate 55. The man, who has not been identified,... more »
  • Severed arm found in canal along I-10 east near LaPlace

    January 5, 2017 1:43 PM

    LAPLACE – The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a severed arm found near the Reserve Canal along I-10 east near LaPlace. Deputies were called to the waterway on Dec. 29 around 8:30 a.m. after receiving a report from a fisherman who found the... more »
  • Bus driver charged with negligent homicide after deadly I-10 crash Play Video

    August 28, 2016 11:08 AM

    LAPLACE - State Police say a party bus carrying workers to Baton Rouge Sunday morning struck a firetruck on I-10, killing two people and injuring dozens. According to Louisiana State Police, firefighters had already responded to a single vehicle crash around 6:40 a.m. near mile post 203 on I-10... more »
  • No injuries after plane lands on I-10

    August 8, 2016 12:22 PM

    LAPLACE - Authorities say no one was injured after a small plane crash-landed on I-10 near Laplace Monday morning. Photos from the scene show the single-engine fixed-winged Cessna 150L plane on the median of I-10 near mile marker 191. FAA records show the plane is registered to Lester and... more »
  • 5-year-old killed after playing with handgun

    May 21, 2016 4:14 PM

    LaPLACE – Deputies in St. John the Baptist Parish say a 5-year-old girl is dead after she shot herself with a handgun Saturday morning. Around 9:44 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to a home on Country Club Drive in LaPlace for a medical emergency. The girl’s father told investigators that... more »
  • Family dog recovering after coyote attack in LaPlace

    May 19, 2016 10:04 AM

    LAPLACE - A stark reminder to pet owners to keep an eye on their animals was given to a LaPlace family when their Yorkshire Terrier was attacked by a pack of coyotes. Though the dog is recovering, the family wants to warn the public about the potential danger. ... more »
  • 200 homes and buildings damaged in LaPlace, many unlivable

    February 24, 2016 3:39 PM

    LAPLACE, La. ( WWLTV ) - St. John the Baptist Parish remained under a state of emergency Wednesday as clean up continued in LaPlace as residents pick up the pieces of their homes after a violent storm charged through the parish Tuesday afternoon. Parish President Natalie Robottom said that 200... more »
  • Railroad bridge fire moves train routes through BR area

    February 13, 2016 12:37 PM

    LAPLACE - A large fire burned a railroad icon between Baton Rouge and New Orleans Saturday morning. The elevated portion of railroad across the Bonnet Carre Spillway burned in a vibrant show. Flames engulfed the wooden structure of the tracks. WWL TV in New Orleans reported railroad workers... more »
  • Early morning shooting leaves 1 dead in LaPlace

    November 9, 2015 10:50 AM

    LAPLACE - Sheriff’s deputies in St. John the Baptist Parish are investigating a shooting that left one man dead early this morning in LaPlace. Deputies say the shooting happened at a residence in the 400 block of Orange Loop in LaPlace at around 4:32 a.m. Responding deputies found a... more »
  • Second victim in LaPlace triple shooting dies

    October 6, 2015 9:47 AM

    LAPLACE- The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a triple shooting in LaPlace that has left two people dead and one injured. The shooting took place early Monday morning. Deputies say 23-year-old Travis Gregoire died at the scene and two others were taken to a hospital in New... more »
  • Sheriff's deputies: 1 killed, 2 injured in LaPlace shooting

    October 5, 2015 10:06 AM

    LAPLACE- The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a triple shooting that left one person dead and two others injured. The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. Monday at a home in the 400 block of State Street in Laplace. Deputies discovered two shooting victims at the home, and... more »
  • 4 women arrested after video of fight at LaPlace McDonald's emerges

    September 3, 2015 4:40 PM

    LAPLACE - Four women were arrested after a cellphone video emerged showing a teenage McDonald's worker being pulled through a drive-thru window and punched several times. 17-year-old Kailin Holland, of Harvey, was booked on charges of second-degree battery in connection with the brawl which happened on the evening of... more »
  • School out for 2-3 weeks after East St. John fire

    August 14, 2015 7:32 AM

    LAPLACE - School officials said some students will be out of class for up to three weeks after a fire at the East St. John the Baptist Parish Elementary School campus. Jennifer Boquet, a spokesperson for the parish school system, said students from East St. John have to be... more »
  • US: Man pleads guilty in oil spill fraud case

    December 4, 2014 10:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A LaPlace man has pleaded guilty to fraud in connection with claims arising from the 2010 Gulf oil spill. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's office says 33-year-old Charlie English pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Prosecutors said English worked as... more »
  • Deputy involved in domestic dispute killed

    September 24, 2014 4:58 PM

    LAPLACE - State Police said a St. John Parish sheriff's deputy was on duty and in uniform when he fired a gun during an investigation into a domestic disturbance at his home in LaPlace Wednesday. State Police said the deputies who responded were forced to shoot Lt. Nolan Anderson,... more »
  • Sorrento man charged in fatal I-10 crash

    August 4, 2014 11:27 AM

    LAPLACE - State police are investigating a two car accident on Interstate 10 near LaPlace that claimed the life of an unidentified man. The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday on I-10 just west of Louisiana Highway 3188. State police say 24-year-old Jacob Sellars of Sorrento lost control of his... more »
  • Second suspect surrenders in feed store murder

    February 27, 2014 1:18 PM

    LAPLACE - The suspected shooter in the robbery and murder at LaPlace feed store surrendered to U. S. Marshals this afternoon. Charles McQuarter III, 22, faces charges of armed robbery, first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. McQuarter's surrender came about 12 hours after Dracier Dewey, 22, turned... more »

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