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  • Defense expert refutes road rage claims Play Video

    August 8, 2013 6:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A traffic accident reconstruction expert paid to testify for the defense said Kelsye Hall was not at fault in a fatal crash that killed five people in March 2011. Kimberly Stagg, 19, Effie Fontenot, 29, Austin Fontenot, 3, Hunter Johnson, 7, and Keagan Fontenot, 11 all... more »
  • Prosecution wraps in road rage homicide trial

    August 7, 2013 7:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The prosecution finished presenting its negligent homicide case against Kelyse Hall, Wednesday evening after calling nine witnesses to testify. Hall is accused of causing a deadly crash in March 2011 that killed five people on I-10 between the Highland Rd. exit and Prairieville, La. Kimberly Stagg,... more »
  • Judge orders suspended sentence for convicted killer

    May 3, 2013 10:40 AM

    GONZALES - A judge suspended a two-year sentence today for Stanley White, who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in 1995 after a car wreck but never served his prison sentence. The judge said the state was negligent for not imposing the sentence in a timely fashion and that two... more »
  • One arrested in deadly Ascension Parish wreck

    January 15, 2013 3:36 PM

    GONZALES - State Police said a distracted driver ran a stop sign and killed an Ascension Parish woman this afternoon. Troopers charged 23-year-old Travis R. Parent, Jr. of Denham Springs with negligent homicide, reckless operation and felony running of a stop sign. They said 83-year-old Audrey Wells of Gonzales... more »
  • Mother arrested after infant drowns

    May 30, 2012 10:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested the mother of an infant girl who drowned in a bathtub in suspicion of negligent homicide. Sgt. Don Kelly said Lashay Bradley, 22, left her 11-month-old daughter unattended in a bathtub with the water running for an unknown amount of time. When she... more »
  • Jury finds Va. Tech negligent in '07 shootings

    March 14, 2012 2:33 PM

    CHRISTIANSBURG, Va.- A jury has found Virginia Tech negligent for delaying a campus warning of the first shootings in a 2007 campus massacre that left 33 dead. Jurors returned the verdict Wednesday in a wrongful death civil suit brought by the parents of two students who were killed on April... more »
  • Drivers involved in deadly I-10 wreck turn themselves in

    March 18, 2011 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The two drivers accused of causing a fiery I-10 crash that killed five people have surrendered to authorities in Baton Rouge, according to State Police. Lt. Doug Cain said David Leger, 29, met deputies at the East Baton Rouge Parish jail this morning and Kelsye Hall,... more »
  • Ponchatoula woman charged in fatal accident

    November 27, 2010 10:19 AM

    HAMMOND - State police say an 18-year-old Ponchatoula woman is facing a negligent homicide charge after she drove past a stop sign without stopping and crashed into another woman's car, killing the other driver. State police say Leanne Keen also was booked with failure to yield at a stop sign.... more »
  • Daycare workers indicted in 2009 child's death

    November 4, 2010 10:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former Baton Rouge daycare owner and two employees have been indicted in suspicion of negligent homicide in the 2009 death of a child in their care. A grand jury in Baton Rouge handed down the indictments today for Wanda Connor, the former owner of "Wanda's Kids... more »
  • Ex-sheriff pleads guilty to Clean Water violation

    September 23, 2010 5:32 AM

    Former Iberia Parish sheriff Sidney Hebert has pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Water Act by negligently operating a water treatment facility. Hebert was part-owner and president of Environmental Compliance Solutions LLC when state regulators inspected a company facility in 2009 and found wastewater bypassing the filtration system and flowing... more »
  • Woman dies after two-vehicle crash

    June 22, 2010 4:58 PM

    A woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash around 7:00a.m. this morning. Louisiana State Police said 46-year-old Maria Peterson, St. Francisville, was driving a 2004 GMC Yukon west on LA 10 when she crossed the center line into the eastbound lane and struck a 1989 Oldsmobile Ciera head on. The... more »

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