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  • Parents reunite with couple that saved their baby during August flood Play Video

    August 14, 2017 5:37 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - On the Anniversary of the August flood, two parents were reunited with the couple they credit with saving their 4-week-old baby. > WATCH the story HERE ; see the unedited reunion video at the top of the page. Last year, the McLin's were trapped in... more »
  • Rig worker critically injured after falling from drilling operation

    August 11, 2017 4:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE – First responders were dispatched to a fall of a drilling worker at an operation in a field off Nicholson Friday. Preliminary information available reports the worker was working on a drilling rig of some sort and fell about 30 feet then became trapped in an area... more »
  • Boat captain rescues 'Miracle' cat thrown off bridge

    July 30, 2017 2:46 PM

    DESTIN, Fla. - A Florida charter boat captain couldn't believe his eyes when he saw a creature falling from a bridge. The Panama City News Herald reports Capt. Jordan Smith was traveling near the Marler Bridge in Destin on Thursday when an animal was apparently thrown off. ... more »
  • Rescue vehicles ready, stationed throughout EBR, for possible flooding Play Video

    June 21, 2017 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office has more resources on hand to deal with any possible issues from heavy rain this week than the agency had ready for the August flood. Response efforts were studied and resources have been increased following the unprecedented weather event... more »
  • LDAF constructing new mobile pet shelter for 2017 hurricane season

    May 30, 2017 3:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is set to begin construction on a second mobile pet shelter to be used in emergencies. The shelter is to be used for "no-notice events" when pet sheltering facilities are not available. LDAF says the shelter should be completed... more »
  • Two rescued from sinking vessel in Atchafalaya Bay

    May 1, 2017 11:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard says two people were rescued after their fishing boat started sinking in the Atchafalaya Bay Sunday. The Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 10:02 p.m. of the fishing vessel David Boy taking on water after striking a piling. A MH-65... more »
  • WATCH: Utility worker saves man who fell onto NYC subway tracks Play Video

    April 4, 2017 8:40 AM

    NEW YORK - A utility worker is being credited with saving a man who fell onto a New York City subway track just before a train pulled into the station. Cellphone video taken by a Seattle teenager shows Jonathan Kulig, of Queens, picking up a young man who had fallen... more »
  • Firefighters hoist dog out of 30-foot California well

    April 3, 2017 10:21 AM

    MALIBU, Calif. - Rescuers in southern California have saved a dog that fell into a 30-foot well. Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Brian Jordan tells KNBC-TV a 13-year-old Welsh Terrier named Lucy fell into the dirt well in the Santa Monica mountains in Malibu late Sunday morning. The department's... more »
  • Denham Springs bar affected by flood to be featured on 'Bar Rescue' show Play Video

    March 21, 2017 9:47 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A Denham Springs bar will be featured on Spike TV's show "Bar Rescue" Sunday evening. Big Mike's Bar and Grill, located on Aspen Square, suffered severe damage from the August flood of 2016. The establishment took on almost six feet of water and lost around $250,000... more »
  • Firefighters rescue man from Mississippi River

    March 11, 2017 1:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans firefighters have rescued a man from the Mississippi River after a late-night search of the waters near Mardi Gras World. In a statement, the fire department says it was responding to reports of a man in the water Friday night around 10 p.m. They started... more »
  • Coast Guard rescues two men aboard disabled vessel

    February 20, 2017 11:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard rescued two men aboard a disabled vessel near Lafitte early Monday evening. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were notified at 5:45 p.m. of an overdue 17-foot vessel with two men aboard. The two were last seen near Crown Point... more »
  • Florida man sleeping in trash bin rescued from garbage truck

    February 9, 2017 8:16 AM

    TAMPA - Authorities in Florida say a man who had been sleeping in a commercial trash bin is recovering after nearly being crushed in the back of a garbage truck. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the 32-year-old man suffered a leg injury early Wednesday, but Tampa fire officials say... more »
  • VIDEO: Man in wheelchair rescued from burning car Play Video

    November 15, 2016 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man with only one arm and no legs escaped a burning vehicle in a parking lot Tuesday. A pickup truck ignited into a large fire outside of a shopping center near the corner of Bluebonnet and Perkins around 2 p.m. Video of the fire recorded... more »
  • Child takes note to school; Mom writes she's being held hostage in East Feliciana Play Video

    November 1, 2016 4:31 PM

    CLINTON – A note brought to school by an 11-year-old helped authorities rescue the child's mother who was being held against her will Tuesday. East Feliciana Parish Sheriff Jeff Travis said the child went to school with the message from her mother about her situation. The handwriting insinuated... more »
  • Man saves woman, young child from submerged truck

    October 23, 2016 5:07 PM

    HAMMOND - A Ponchatoula man says he got lucky when he jumped into the water to rescue a woman and her child and that he'd do it again. The Hammond Daily Star reports Sunday that Josh Burns was traveling with his wife on I-55 Friday when they noticed a crash.... more »
  • Debris worker rescued after getting stranded on lift equipment

    October 4, 2016 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A worker at a debris site had to be rescued by firefighters after the lift equipment they were on got stuck in the air. Specifics about the worker were not released. The rescue happened at the FEMA site on Old Perkins Road around 4:40 Tuesday afternoon.... more »
  • WATCH: Incredible video shows WBRZ news crew rescuing woman from burning car Play Video

    August 30, 2016 12:24 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A WBRZ photographer and other good Samaritans helped rescue a woman from a burning car on Highway 63 Tuesday morning. A 21-year-old woman, 7-months pregnant was driving on Highway 63 near Highway 444 when she apparently lost control, ran off the road and crashed into trees... more »
  • Crews free man stuck between buildings after bid to impress woman

    August 23, 2016 10:33 AM

    PITTSBURGH - Crews have rescued a man who became trapped between two buildings in Pittsburgh, reportedly after trying to jump from one rooftop to another to impress a woman he had just met. Authorities didn't identify the man, who was freed about 6 a.m. Tuesday. He'd been trapped about... more »
  • Residents work to rescue roaming alligators on Alligator Bayou Road Play Video

    August 19, 2016 10:17 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH – A rescue mission is underway in and around the Spanish Lake Basin as escaped alligators are roaming around Alligator Bayou Road. Currently, the road remains closed due to some minor flooding, but residents also have to watch out for the gators. So far Frank Bonifay and Devin... more »
  • La. National Guard rescues more than 19K following flooding

    August 18, 2016 7:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Thousands of Louisiana National Guardsmen are working tirelessly for flood response efforts in the Baton Rouge area. As of Thursday, Aug. 18, the Louisiana National Guard has rescued over 19,040 citizens and 2,660 pets. The LANG has issued more than 76, 930 MRE's, 465 tarps and... more »
  • Trooper comes to rescue of fawn trapped in flooded apartment complex

    August 17, 2016 2:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSP Trooper David Hernandez came to the rescue of a fawn that became trapped in a flooded apartment complex on Wednesday. State Police have joined in the efforts to evacuate both people and animals in need. Trooper Hernandez came across the baby deer in a complex... more »
  • Louisiana's volunteer 'Cajun Navy' rescues residents impacted by flood Play Video

    August 16, 2016 8:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A group of volunteer boaters who have been dubbed "The Cajun Navy" are taking their boats onto the streets to help evacuate people from homes, WWLTV reports . Dwayne Pack said he and his friend Jeremy Freeman have been going on social media to find people who... more »
  • Rescuers look to track down St. Amant beagle owner Play Video

    August 15, 2016 11:57 PM

    ST AMANT – Rescuers are looking for the owners of four beagles after the dogs were pulled from floodwaters in St. Amant Monday night. Chief investigator Chris Nakamoto spoke to the rescuers live on air Monday night. Three of the four beagles have collars. The dogs were seen swimming... more »
  • Animal rescue is underway, but help is needed

    August 15, 2016 3:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana State Animal Response Team and Louisiana SPCA are rescuing animals in flooded areas in Baton Rouge and Hammond. Both agencies are in need of supplies to take care of the animals as more come into the shelters. There are three drop-off locations in the... more »
  • Pit bull leads his owner to puppy 'left for dead'

    August 8, 2016 5:21 PM

    It looks like pit bulls stick together. A man walking his dog, a pit bull named Ace, in Jersey City, New Jersey, was led off track on July 31 into a building's basement. There, the man found Theo, a puppy pit bull in dire need of medical attention. ... more »
  • Coast Guard rescues La. 2 men from boat sinking off Texas

    July 24, 2016 3:14 PM

    GALVESTON - The Coast Guard has rescued two Louisiana men from a 42-foot boat sinking in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas. Officials say one man was treated for dehydration after the Quality Time was located Saturday night 60 miles southeast of the Sabine Pass jetties. The boaters, Karl Shram... more »
  • Woman rescued after nine hours in flipped and flooded SUV

    July 12, 2016 1:53 PM

    ROBERT - A woman spent the night in water up to her neck after she crashed her SUV in Tangipahoa Parish. First responders said the woman contacted them at around 10:30 p.m. after the wreck happened on Monday night, according to WWL-TV . Her SUV flipped over a bridge... more »
  • Sharp-shooting US Army Veteran rescues bald eagle hanging from a high tree

    July 4, 2016 3:22 PM

    RUSH CITY, Minnesota - A U.S. Army veteran used his sharp-shooting military training to rescue a bald eagle who became entangled in a rope and was hanging upside down from a tree, 70 feet off the ground. Last Thursday, Jason Galvin used a .22-caliber rifle with a scope to... more »
  • Senate passes Puerto Rico rescue bill, sends to president

    June 29, 2016 11:13 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Senate has passed a financial rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, sending the measure to President Barack Obama. The vote was 68-30 on Wednesday. It comes two days before the island owes a $2 billion debt payment to creditors. Obama is expected to sign the measure. The... more »
  • First dolphin rescued and released near Grand Isle thriving in the wild Play Video

    June 27, 2016 10:48 AM

    GRAND ISLE - Coastal Wildlife Network leaders say the first dolphin to be rescued, rehabilitated and released off the coast of Louisiana is doing well in the wild. Post-release monitoring included satellite tag data along with visual observations conducted by staff over the six weeks following the 6.5-foot-long juvenile... more »
  • 15-year-old girl rescued during human trafficking bust

    June 22, 2016 2:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three people were arrested and a 15-year-old girl was rescued when East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies busted a human trafficking operation. On June 21 detectives located the girl during the course of an undercover operation with a woman, identified as 22-year-old Jennifer Anselmo, and a man,... more »
  • Police rescue kitten from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

    June 8, 2016 1:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police have rescued and found a home for a kitten found stranded in the middle of a Louisiana bridge. Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou says a commuter called the bridge authority Tuesday afternoon to report seeing the kitten on the northbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway... more »
  • Family pulls coyote from Lake Pontchartrain

    May 31, 2016 11:26 AM

    SLIDELL - A family rescued what they thought was a dog while fishing on Lake Pontchartrain over the weekend. When they got close to the animal though, they learned they had happened across a coyote swimming three miles out in the lake. Juliette Keller Velthouse said they were... more »
  • Rescue pup Vincent crowned 'Beautiful Bulldog' in Iowa

    April 26, 2016 9:07 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The owners of Vincent, a rescued 60-pound English bulldog, aren't quite sure how old he is. All they know is that their young pup is now a pageant king, having won the 37th annual Beautiful Bulldog contest at Drake University on Sunday. The tongue-in-cheek... more »
  • One of two young anglers rescued from Gulf died at the hospital

    April 6, 2016 12:17 PM

    GRAND CHENIER, La. - Two 19-year-olds were found clinging to a partially capsized boat near an oil rig 11.5 miles off the Louisiana coast Wednesday morning. According to a KATC-TV report, Derek Romero, pictured in teal, died at a hospital in Cameron Parish after being rescued. The name... more »
  • Woman rescued from house fire by good Samaritans Play Video

    April 4, 2016 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman was rescued from a burning home by daring good Samaritans Monday. The fire was at a home on Bartlett Street, near Choctaw. A contractor ran into the home after noticing smoke and hearing the woman call for help. While the first contractor ran... more »
  • UPDATE: La. Guardsmen rescue over 4,000 residents during severe weather

    March 14, 2016 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana’s National Guardsmen currently have 1,197 Guardsmen assisting with emergency flood operations which include evacuations, search and rescue, distribution of water and meals, security and shelter support and distribution of sand bags and sand bag filling machines. The LANG has rescued over 4,255 citizens, 354 pets... more »
  • 'Citizen rescue' unit dispatches to southeast Tangipahoa for flood rescues Saturday Play Video

    March 12, 2016 5:21 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Families and farm animals were rescued from rising water east of downtown by good Samaritans Saturday. Water was approaching some homes and had already inundated property along N. Thibodeaux Road. Water at the corner of N. Thibodeaux and Sibley Road, about two miles south of I-12, was... more »
  • Rising water rescues continue in Livingston Parish into Friday evening Play Video

    March 11, 2016 7:27 PM

    SATSUMA - Families were pulled from homes surrounded by rising water Friday. On McArthur Drive near the I-12/S. Satsuma Road interchange, area first responders used boats to take people from their homes to dry land. They worked into dusk Friday helping people leave the area. "It's flooded everywhere... more »
  • La. Guardsmen rescue over 1,000 residents during severe weather

    March 11, 2016 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana National Guard have been working around the clock since Wednesday as directed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to assist local agencies in response to significant flooding throughout the state. The LANG has 688 Guardsmen responding to flood operations, including evacuations, search and rescues by car,... more »
  • Nearly 500 rescued from high water in Hammond Play Video

    March 11, 2016 8:44 AM

    HAMMOND- Emergency crews across Tangipahoa Parish have their hands full with widespread flooding and heavy rainfall. Authorities spent early Friday morning responding to calls about people trapped by the high flood waters. According to WWL-TV, nearly 200 stranded people had to be rescued throughout the Hammond area Friday morning. However... more »
  • Coast Guard rescues two boaters on Mississippi River

    February 10, 2016 10:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two people from the Mississippi River, Wednesday. The crew saved two people from a small boat taking on water near Main Pass. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans got the call around 2 p.m. that the 13-foot aluminum flat boat... more »
  • Worker rescued from inside Bastrop water tower

    January 6, 2016 11:09 AM

    BASTROP - A man struck inside water tower in Bastrop has been rescued Area firefighters reported the man was removed from inside the tower around 1:45 a.m. Wednesday. Montgomery says the unidentified worker was cleaning the tank, but when he tried to exit the tank Tuesday night, he couldn't climb... more »
  • Wildlife workers free hungry bear's head from milk can

    November 16, 2015 4:34 PM

    THURMONT, Md. - In an episode reminiscent of "Winnie the Pooh," Maryland state wildlife workers used an electric hand saw to remove a milk can that was stuck on the head of a bear. Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman Karis King says the wildlife response team was called early Monday... more »
  • US officials: 1 American killed as US military frees Kurdish captives

    October 22, 2015 12:14 PM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. military freed a number of Kurdish captives in a rescue mission in northern Iraq on Thursday, and one American was killed in the operation, according to two U.S. defense officials. Details were sketchy in advance of an expected U.S. public announcement. One official, who spoke on... more »
  • Rehabilitated, critically-endangered sea turtle released into Gulf of Mexico Play Video

    October 5, 2015 11:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Audubon Nature Institute, in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, rescued, rehabilitated and released a critically-endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle into the Gulf of Mexico last Wednesday. On July 15, LDWF was contacted by a concerned family fishing in the Gulf of... more »
  • WATCH: Coast Guard rescues stranded, injured boaters Play Video

    September 7, 2015 9:27 PM

    HOUSTON - The Coast Guard shared video of a seven-minute rescue where two men on a pleasure boat needed help after they crashed into what appears to be concrete jetty Monday morning. One of the men was thrown off the boat and both were injured. One had a broken... more »
  • Coast Guard rescues unconscious boater

    September 1, 2015 5:47 PM

    GRAND ISLE - The Coast Guard said their Grand Isle crews rescued an unconscious boater who went aground on a marsh flat Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the USCG Eighth District said officials in New Orleans were notified by someone who saw an unconscious person in a 17-foot aluminum... more »
  • Coast Guard makes rescue as fishing vessel sinks

    August 31, 2015 11:23 PM

    MORGAN CITY - Three people were rescued from a 75-foot fishing vessel that sank just off the coast of Louisiana Monday. The Coast Guard said a passing helicopter reported seeing the vessel sinking with two life-rafts in the water. Crews from stations in Morgan City and New Orleans were... more »
  • First responders take part in week long animal rescue training

    August 23, 2015 6:11 PM

    GONZALES, La. - Various groups and organizations from all over the country are getting trained in rescuing animals in case of a natural disaster like Hurricane Katrina. Groups like the American Humane Association along with LSU School of Veterinary Medicine took part in the training. One of the instructors, Dick... more »
  • Cat freed from truck engine after 28-mile trip has new home

    July 14, 2015 11:27 AM

    HACKETTSTOWN, NJ - A cat rescued from the engine of a pickup truck after a 28-mile ride from Pennsylvania to New Jersey now has a new home. NJ.com reports that the cat was given to Jennifer Blunts and her boyfriend, John Tegethoff, at a ceremony Sunday. They will take... more »
  • Louisiana Pet Pantry raffle Play Video

    July 2, 2015 10:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Pet Pantry is helping more than 30 animal rescue organizations, but they need your help. This morning Mark Mese and Heather Alfinito stopped by 2une In to explain how people can get involved. The biggest cost facing rescue organizations is dog food. The LPP, formerly... more »
  • Homeowner rescued from burning house

    June 22, 2015 8:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A homeowner was rescued from a burning house in Baton Rouge. Officials say a fire broke out in the back of a home on North 39th street just before 8 p.m. Neighbors were able to save the homeowner from the blaze before firefighters arrived. There's still... more »
  • Thieves break into Ohio pet rescue, swipe 7 rare pythons

    June 16, 2015 7:56 AM

    AKRON- An Ohio pet rescue is searching for seven rare pythons that were stolen from the shop over the weekend. Akron Rattery and Reptile Rescue CEO Robin Everley says the snakes were taken Saturday when thieves cut a hole in a wall in an adjacent building and broke in. She... more »
  • Four rescued after fishing boat sank near Venice

    June 9, 2015 9:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Four people have been rescued by a Coast Guard Helicopter crew. Their boat sank about 41 miles outside of Venice, LA, Tuesday. The rescue crew showed up around 3:30 p.m. and took the four fisherman off a platform and hoisted them on board the helicopter.... more »
  • Deputy uses lifeguard training to save boater

    June 5, 2015 12:16 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - An Assumption Parish sheriff's deputy is being credited for the rescue of a stranded boater who couldn't swim near the Bayou L'ourse community this week. The sheriff's office said Deputy Donald Aubrey Jr. used his training as a lifeguard to save a woman who was stranded on... more »
  • Dog saves deputy: K-9 partner stops attack at rest stop

    May 28, 2015 1:24 PM

    JACKSON, MS - A deputy sheriff was attacked with a box cutter at a highway rest stop in Mississippi, and officials say his K-9 partner came to his rescue. Hancock County Chief Deputy Don Bass says assailants beat and cut Todd Frazier when he stopped to check on a parked... more »
  • BR businessman not looking for glory after rescuing boaters in Gulf

    May 26, 2015 4:46 PM

    ORANGE BEACH, Alabama - Baton Rouge business owners jumped into action during a fishing expedition off the coast of Alabama Saturday when they came upon a capsized boat. Captain Bo Keough, in command of the "Heck Yea!" saw the capsized boat and six people in the water. The "Heck... more »
  • 1 dead, 1 rescued at construction site trench collapse

    May 21, 2015 3:53 PM

    COVINGTON - One person was killed when a trench collapsed at a construction site in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, north of New Orleans. Another victim was rescued after being trapped in dirt up to his shoulders. The accident happened early Thursday afternoon in the Covington area. Crews from area fire... more »
  • Man stuck in storm drain rescued after 4 days

    May 18, 2015 11:34 AM

    NASHVILLE, TN - A man has been rescued after getting stuck for four days in a Nashville storm drain. Media outlets report firefighters dug into the ground and broke into a concrete pipe to free the unidentified man Sunday. Firefighters were called to the scene after another man... more »
  • Nepal rescuers find 3 bodies near crashed US Marine chopper

    May 15, 2015 6:06 AM

    KATHMANDU- Nepal's Defense Secretary Iswori Poudyal says army rescuers have found three bodies at the site where the wreckage of the U.S. Marine helicopter was found. Poudyal gave no other details on Friday. The aircraft had gone missing Tuesday while delivering aid in the Himalayan nation following a magnitude-7.8 earthquake... more »
  • Boat accident, Mother of three missing

    March 29, 2015 12:45 PM

    ST. TAMMANY - Search and rescue crews are looking for a missing Folsom woman after a boat capsized on it in the Pearl River Saturday afternoon. According to Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Department, Jonie R. Morgan, 31, was on the boat... more »
  • Social media explodes to help vet find girl he rescued during Katrina

    March 24, 2015 11:27 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - Air Force veteran Mike Maroney is taking his overnight sensation in stride, and hoping it will help him find the child he plucked off the roof of a house in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Monday, his story began circulating on the Internet. By Tuesday evening,... more »
  • Firefighters put out carport fire, save pair of parakeets

    March 3, 2015 11:49 AM

    GONZALES - Firefighters said they quickly put out a carport fire in Gonzales and rescued two pet parakeets in the process on Sunday. Firefighters arrived on the scene of the house fire at around 2:45 p.m. on Feb. 29 to find flames and heavy smoke coming from the carport... more »
  • Rescuers in Florida free 19 manatees stuck in drain

    February 24, 2015 4:33 AM

    SATELLITE BEACH, FL - Rescuers working late into the night freed 19 manatees who were stuck in a storm drain in central Florida. Capt. Jay Dragon of the Satellite Beach Fire Department said early Tuesday that the 19 manatees were all alive and were returned to the Indian River Lagoon... more »
  • Passenger hoisted off cruise ship for medical emergency

    February 1, 2015 4:20 PM

    HOUSTON - The Coast Guard reports they airlifted a woman off a cruise ship 184 miles off of the Galveston coast to receive medical attention. Medical Staff on the Carnival Cruise ship Magic called around 9 p.m. Saturday night requesting medical attention for a 51-year-old female passenger who was... more »
  • Join 'Pit Stop Rescue' for an adoption, fundraising event Play Video

    January 20, 2015 6:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're looking for a four-legged companion, the Pit Stop Rescue is giving you an opportunity to adopt your next pet. Director/President Kristen Lizana, Kimmie Carmouche and their friend Alex visited us on 2une In this morning with all the details. "We're a foster organization, which... more »
  • Men rescued after spending night on barrier island

    January 7, 2015 9:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Coast Guard crews rescued two men from a burning boat that had run aground near the Chandeleur Islands sometime Tuesday or Wednesday. Family members reported the men missing after they did not arrive at their destination as expected Tuesday. The men left Biloxi, Mississippi, earlier in... more »
  • Some AirAsia crash victims buckled into their seats

    January 2, 2015 2:00 AM

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia - Search crews have now recovered 30 bodies from the AirAsia crash, and an Indonesian navy official says five of them were found still strapped in their seats. Col. Yayan Sofiyan, commander of the warship Bung Tomo, told MetroTV that the five were among seven bodies retrieved... more »
  • Search for missing AirAsia plane to expand to land

    December 29, 2014 12:49 PM

    SURABAYA, Indonesia - The search for the missing AirAsia plane will be expanding onto land areas in Indonesia after daybreak there -- but the search and rescue chief says it's believed that the plane is "at the bottom of the sea." It was carrying 162 people when it disappeared from... more »
  • Distracted driver blamed for lake wreck

    December 1, 2014 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Three people jumped into a neighborhood lake after watching a vehicle get rear-ended and careen into the body of water off Nicholson Drive Monday afternoon. The St. George Fire Department said there was only one person in the vehicle, the driver, when it was hit and driven... more »

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