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  • State unveils mobile pet shelter Play Video

    August 27, 2015 7:42 PM

    GONZALES - The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry unveiled its new mobile pet shelter. It's a trailer that's designed to drive around picking up animals who need to evacuate in the event of a disaster. "We can go on-site where there is an emergency. And this is... more »
  • Six injured in July 4th lightning strike

    July 5, 2015 6:57 PM

    MANY, La. - Sabine Parish Sheriff Ronny Richardson says six people were injured by lightning at the Cypress Bend RV park on Toledo Bend Reservoir. A lightning bolt struck during a Fourth of July celebration near the reservoir along the Louisiana-Texas state line. Parish Warden Joe Dewil says it's believed... more »
  • Family safe after morning fire in St. George

    June 3, 2015 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two adults and one child are safe Wednesday morning after their house trailer caught fire, according to St. George Fire officials. The St. George Fire Department contained the fire to a rear bedroom at 5:10 a.m. but firefighters were unable to save the trailer. Investigators said... more »
  • Friday afternoon storms wreak havoc in Bayou Pigeon

    April 24, 2015 7:38 PM

    BAYOU PIGEON - Strong storms damaged a trailer park in Iberville Parish Friday evening, according to authorities. Sheriff Brett Stassi said several trailers at the park in Bayou Pigeon were damaged, and one unoccupied trailer was blown over. Three of the trailers had roof damage. "It was like... more »
  • Scouts still to go camping after robbery check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 24, 2015 7:07 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Boy Scout Troop 67 will have to go camping this weekend without any gear. Earlier in the week, thieves made off with the troop's travel trailer full of their equipment. "I'm kind of frustrated and angry that someone would do such an inconsiderate thing," said Scout Matthew Norris.... more »
  • Denham Springs trailer park fight

    April 10, 2015 8:42 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Residents of a trailer park in Denham Springs are refusing to move out of the Magnolia Estates Neighborhood. The travel trailers are set up like mobile homes off Lockhart Road. The parish government says they're violating a parish law. The residents were given an eviction notice,... more »
  • I-110 traffic backed up after fertilizer spill

    March 6, 2015 1:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials said a disabled fertilizer truck spilled its load on I-110 and blocked traffic around noon Friday. DOTD said the center and right lanes of I-110 South were blocked past Airline Highway because of the spill. A dump truck's trailer split open and spilled... more »
  • Crippled semi trailer snarls interstate

    February 12, 2015 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials said a semi trailer hauling chemicals broke down near the I-10 / I-12 split Thursday, snarling traffic along the interstate system throughout the day. The breakdown happened on the right side of I-10 West approaching the split around noon according to Baton Rouge Police.... more »
  • Sheriff seeks stolen smoker

    January 6, 2015 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives asked for the public's help tracking down a BBQ pit trailer which was stolen from a gas station in East Baton Rouge Parish recently. Deputies said the trailer was taken on Dec. 28 around 5:25 a.m. from David's Mobil Station at 12101 Hooper Road. ... more »
  • Gonzales Police seek accused lawn mower thief

    November 25, 2014 10:09 AM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales asked for the public's help on Tuesday as they search for a man accused of stealing a lawn mower and trailer earlier this month. Leon J. Williams is wanted by the Gonzales Police Department for felony theft after he allegedly stole the lawn care... more »
  • Police: Body of 5 year-old Gulfport girl in vacant trailer home

    July 17, 2014 2:56 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - Police in coastal Mississippi say the body of a missing 5-year-old girl has been found in a vacant mobile home, and her death is being investigated as a homicide. Gulfport Police says the body of Janaya Makayia Thompson was found about 8:45 a.m. Thursday. They say... more »
  • Trailer dealer to get license back

    February 17, 2014 12:06 PM

    HOLDEN - A Livingston Parish trailer dealer shut down by the state Used Motor Vehicle Commission should get its license back no later than tomorrow. Hood Motor Sports in Holden was selling used FEMA trailers but not delivering titles to new owners. The commission says the dealer owed... more »
  • Officer and neighbor shot, burning body found

    December 20, 2013 12:10 PM

    FRANKLINTON - Deputies say a man was arrested for shooting a police officer and his neighbor before setting his mobile home on fire where the body of a woman was found. According to Chief Deputy Mike Haley, it happened Thursday night in Franklinton when the suspect robbed and shot... more »
  • Police find 27 pets in mobile home, arrest residents

    June 3, 2013 3:13 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police charged two people in Thibodaux with cruelty to animals and juveniles after investigators said they found dozens of pets living in a mobile home with them and two children. Investigators cited Archie Horsley Jr. and Melinda Horsley for misdemeanor cruelty to juveniles and animals after the... more »
  • VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Trailer breaks free on interstate "bump" check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 24, 2013 9:46 PM

    GROSS TETE - Drivers believe a jolt from a bump caused a runaway trailer on I-10 East near the Gross Tete Wednesday. Denham Springs resident Mike Dutcher caught the incredible video with his dash cam recorder. "We were both cruising along about 70 miles-per-hour and I slowed down... more »
  • Popular pizza truck destroyed by accused drunk driver check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 23, 2013 9:51 PM

    GONZALES - The fire cooking a Baton Rouge vendor's pizza is out for good after an accused drunk driver crashed into the owner's trailer Tuesday night. Bogdan Mocanu owns Dolce Vita and was driving back from an elementary school fundraiser in Gonzales when he was hit. "She lost... more »
  • Ala woman dead; car collided with tractor-trailer

    January 21, 2013 5:28 AM

    VILLE PLATTE- Louisiana State Police say a 53-year-old Alabama woman is dead after a collision with a tractor-trailer. Trooper Stephen Hammons says Donna Saenz of Sampson, Ala., failed to stop at a two-way stop sign on Louisiana Highway 365 and Louisiana 35 in Acadia Parish. She was pronounced dead... more »
  • Zachary speed camera contract expires next year

    December 27, 2012 5:52 PM

    ZACHARY- Zachary has scaled back us of speed camera equipment in recent years. A more permanent decision could be made next year. Only one trailer with camera equipment is being used right now. The city had vans and other equipment in use two years ago. The cameras take pictures of... more »
  • I-10E at Siegen closed due to overturned trailer

    December 6, 2012 10:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - I-10 eastbound at Siegen is closed while crews work to remove an overturned 18-wheeler. The truck was carrying an estimated 74,500 pounds of cement at the time of the crash. There's no word yet on how the accident happened. Traffic is being diverted onto Siegen... more »
  • Deputy injured in August ambush out of hospital

    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 »
  • Boat comes off trailer, ties up traffic on I-10

    November 14, 2012 11:56 AM

    SORRENTO - State Police said a boat came loose from its trailer while traveling on I-10 near Sorrento today, but caused no injuries. It happened this morning on I-10 just west of the Airline Highway exit near Sorrento. A State Police spokesperson said the boat came free from... more »
  • Police investigating deadly shooting in Addis

    September 28, 2012 3:07 PM

    ADDIS - Police arrested a 22-year-old man they accused of shooting and killing a 15-year-old at an Addis trailer park this afternoon. Authorities responded to reports of a shooting at the Riverbend Trailer Park in Addis this afternoon. Family members said Tyreke Lemar, 15, was shot and killed during... more »
  • $42.6 million FEMA trailer settlements approved

    September 27, 2012 12:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge gave his final approval Thursday to a $42.6 million class-action settlement between companies that made and installed government-issued trailers after hurricanes in 2005 and Gulf Coast storm victims who claim they were exposed to hazardous fumes while living in the shelters. U.S. District Judge... more »
  • Trailer loses crane on I-10E

    June 26, 2012 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police warned drivers to avoid I-10 Eastbound this evening at the exit to LA 415 after a trailer lost the crane it was transporting. LSP said traffic is being diverted onto the entrance ramp past the overpass where the accident happened. They warned drivers... more »
  • Expanded deal over FEMA trailer fumes worth $37.5M

    May 30, 2012 3:42 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An expanded class-action settlement agreement calls for around two dozen companies that manufactured trailers distributed by the government after hurricanes Katrina and Rita to pay a total of $37.5 million to resolve claims that Gulf Coast residents were exposed to dangerous fumes while living in them. The... more »
  • $14 million, FEMA trailer settlement

    April 17, 2012 4:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Nearly two dozen companies that manufactured government-issued trailers for storm victims after Hurricane Katrina have agreed to pay more than $14 million in a class-action settlement of claims the temporary shelters exposed occupants to hazardous fumes. Plaintiffs' attorney Gerald Meunier said Tuesday that the proposed settlement could... more »
  • Happy ending for Ascension Parish fire victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 1, 2012 5:18 PM

    GONZALES- A woman whose family was torn apart after a fire in Ascension Parish got better news than she could ever expect. Spicey Melancon's home burned down in January, leaving her 12 family members without a home and dispersed around the state. "It was heartbreaking, to know that... more »
  • Investigators looking into deadly trailer fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 15, 2012 11:15 AM

    HOLDEN - A trailer fire that killed a mother and daugther early Wednesday morning is under investigation by authorities. It happened around 1 a.m. on Hob Hodges road near Highway 44. Firefighters said the six members of the family were asleep inside when the father first smelled smoke. ... more »
  • Mother, daughter die in Holden trailer fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 15, 2012 4:35 AM

    HOLDEN - The State Fire Marshal's Office says a mother and her daughter died when their mobile home went up in flames early Wednesday morning. Around 1 a.m., firefighters arrived to the burning home, located on Hob Hodges Rd., near Hwy. 441 in Holden. Officials say the family... more »
  • I-12 East reopened

    February 14, 2012 4:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - I-12 East has now reopened near Amite River Bridge after tractor trailer accident. The interstate was closed for more than an hour after the tractor trailer jackknifed. I-12 East motorists were diverted to the O'Neal exit. Traffic continues to be slow moving with the... more »
  • Jackknifed 18-wheeler closes I-12 East

    February 14, 2012 3:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-wheeler jacknifed on I-12 East this afternoon, closing the interstate at the Amite River Bridge according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office. Traffic is being diverted off I-12 East at the O'Neal exit. I-12 East is backed up to Sherwood Forest. There's no word... more »
  • 2 women found slain in trailer near Sulphur

    September 5, 2011 5:42 PM

    SULPHUR, La.- Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso says two women have been killed in a trailer west of Sulphur. Mancuso says the two women were dead when deputies arrived Sunday night. He declined to give a cause of death. The sheriff says 50-year-old Mauricio G. Cumbrera, who lived... more »
  • 18-wheeler collision shuts down I-10 East

    May 13, 2011 6:31 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Two 18-wheelers collided on I-10 eastbound causing a major backup just around 6 p.m. today. State Police say a box truck rear-ended a tanker truck that was stopped in traffic on I-10 eastbound at LA 415. The box truck caught fire, and both drivers had non-life... more »
  • FEMA trailer residents face $800 monthly fine

    May 1, 2011 12:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Fines of $800 a month kicked in Sunday for more than 350 Louisiana families still living in FEMA trailers. The Times-Picayune reports 40 percent of the stragglers are located in New Orleans, where city officials continue their push to levy additional fines against residents who haven't managed... more »
  • Worker dies after being found in nitrogen trailer

    January 11, 2011 4:22 PM

    ST. GABRIEL – A truck worker has died after passing out in a tanker trailer that had contained nitrogen, according to city police. St. Gabriel Police had been called out around 3:45 p.m. Monday to Quality Carriers on LA Highway 30. The victim was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital... more »

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