LEEVILLE - A nonprofit has given up its proposal to protect the little that remains of a nearly submerged cemetery in Leeville. Launch Leeville wanted to build a 280-foot-long bulkhead between what's left of Lefort Cemetery and the intersection of Bayou Lafourche and the Southeast Canal. Director Janet Rhodus tells... more »
BATON ROUGE - Deputies retrieved a woman's body from a vehicle which drove off into a canal near the Mall of Louisiana this afternoon.
The sheriff's office released that information shortly before 6 p.m., four-and-a-half hours after the car reportedly drove off a frontage road and into the canal.... more »
BATON ROUGE - Rescue divers believe they've found a vehicle which drove off the highway and into a canal near the Mall of Louisiana.
News 2 crews on the scene say the divers are attaching chains to the vehicle in order to pull it out.
Sheriff's deputies said... more »
BATON ROUGE - Rescue units responded to reports that a car drove off a frontage road between the Mall of Louisiana and I-10 East and was submerged in water.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Hicks said a witness called firefighters about the wreck around 1:35 p.m. They... more »
ST. AMANT - 911 tapes revealed the frantic efforts of rescuers as they tried to pull a woman and four children from a submerged car in Ascension Parish the night of Mardi Gras.
The calls include the wife of a man who jumped into the Black Bayou to try... more »
A Lake Arthur woman's body has been recovered from a submerged vehicle in Bayou Nezpique, east of Jennings. Divers pulled the body of 42-year-old Rhonda Istre Tucker from the submerged car several yards from the shoreline at about 11:20 a.m. Monday. She was taken to a hospital in Jennings where... more »