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  • Man wanted for vehicle burglaries in Ascension Parish

    September 17, 2014 2:23 PM

    PRARIEVILLE- Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office are trying to identify a man wanted for burglarizing a vehicle last weekend in Prarieville. Surveillance cameras caputured the suspect burglarizing the vehicle on Salerno Drive, as well as a second vehicle. Anyone with any information on this burglary, is... more »
  • State Police looking for vehicle involved in hit and run

    August 25, 2014 2:13 PM

    St. Amant - State Troopers are asking for your help in finding a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run crash in St. Amant last week. It happened on August 17 on LA Hwy 429 east of LA Hwy 431. Troopers say an unknown silver vehicle... more »
  • Suspect wanted for multiple vehicle break-ins Play Video

    August 20, 2014 8:14 PM

    ASCENSION - Police are looking for a male suspect responsible for multiple car break-ins Tuesday. Detectives in Ascension Parish say surveillance cameras show the suspect entering an unlocked car in Quail Creek subdivision in Prairieville. Mike Hebert, who lives in Quail Creek says the suspect opened his truck... more »
  • EBRSO looking for Sherwood Manor car burglar

    August 1, 2014 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are looking to identify a man seen burglarizing cars in the Sherwood Manor subdivision early last month. Law enforcement received several reports of items stolen from unlocked cars in the subdivision, located at South Flannery between Millerville and Old Hammond Hwy, sometime during July 8... more »
  • APSO: 5 arrested in car burglary spree

    July 25, 2014 4:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An investigation by detectives into nearly 30 reports of theft from unlocked vehicle in Ascension Parish earlier in July has led to the arrest of five parish residents on numerous burglary charges. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said they received a large number of complaints of items... more »
  • 36 cars broken into, 1 stolen in Denham Springs

    July 23, 2014 11:04 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish are investigating 36 vehicle burglaries and the theft of an SUV that happened in the early morning hours of Monday in two Denham Springs subdivisions. All of the cars were left unlocked and parked at homes in the Forest Ridge and... more »
  • Slidell PD save puppy from hot car, arrest owners

    June 30, 2014 3:08 PM

    SLIDELL - Officers arrested two people on animal cruelty charges after Slidell Police rescued a puppy that was locked in a vehicle Sunday afternoon. Police said they responded to the parking lot of Northshore Square Mall after they received calls from witnesses reporting the puppy in distress in a... more »
  • Woman accused of tossing toddler from moving car

    June 24, 2014 7:21 AM

    WINNSBORO - Authorities say a 23-year-old Winnsboro woman is facing attempted second-degree murder charges after allegedly tossing her daughter from a moving vehicle. Franklin Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Lasasha Allen Sunday after she sought medical treatment for her 20-month-old daughter's injuries, which include a fractured skull and several broken bones.... more »
  • Ascension deputies arrest suspected I-10 vehicle thief

    May 29, 2014 2:54 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said a multi-parish investigation has yielded an arrest of a man accused of stealing multiple vehicles along I-10. Ascension authorities said they received three separate reports of motorists leaving their vehicles on the side of the interstate after breaking down and returning... more »
  • Official: Suspect in TV station crash in custody

    May 13, 2014 12:45 PM

    TOWSON, Md. - A county official says police took a suspect into custody about five hours after he rammed a truck through the front of a Baltimore-area television station. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz says officers captured the suspect inside the station late Tuesday afternoon. Kamenetz says the suspect was... more »
  • EBRSO looking for vehicle in possible road rage

    May 9, 2014 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a vehicle involved in a shooting. The shooting happened in the 18000 block of Magnolia Bridge Road on April 24. Detectives say the suspect became angry when the car in front of him... more »
  • Police warn about predators targeting vehicles

    April 30, 2014 10:43 PM

    WALKER- Police are warning people about leaving their vehicle doors unlocked or not hiding valuables when they leave vehicles in parking lots, especially at night. "We have had several vehicle burglaries during the last couple of weeks, mainly late at night and in commercial parking lots in the Walker... more »
  • ExxonMobil mum about where dirty fuel was shipped Play Video

    March 27, 2014 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A spokesperson for ExxonMobil said Thursday, the company is committed to fixing issues related to a bad batch of gasoline, and customers should not be scared to put fuel in their cars since the tainted fuel is out of the supply chain. According to the spokesperson, who... more »
  • BR Police looking for man in Craigslist thefts

    January 30, 2014 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are looking for a man wanted in connection with several thefts. Police say Larry Anthony Sherman posted ads on Craigslist to sell used vehicles. They say he received a total of $8600 in three separate incidents, meeting with buyers, then disappearing without... more »
  • 7 arrested for vehicle burglaries in Ascension Parish

    January 22, 2014 2:24 PM

    GONZALES- Authorities in Ascension Parish have arrested seven individuals for a number of vehicle burglaries in thefts. The thefts have happened since November in the Gonzales, Prarieville and St. Amant areas. 18 year-old Keylon Barrow, 17 year-old Christopher Heard, 17 year-old Deontre Joseph and 20 year-old Delynn Ricks,... more »
  • EBRSO looking for vehicle burglar

    November 20, 2013 3:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives are on the lookout for a man wanted for burglarizing a vehicle in Baton Rouge. It happened at a home in the 11000 block of N. Shoreline Avenue on November 11. Detectives say there were several other vehicle burglaries in the area that evening, as... more »
  • Evening crash shuts down Florida Blvd.

    October 11, 2013 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A two-vehicle accident temporarily closed part of Florida near 7th Street in downtown Baton Rouge Friday evening. Police say one person suffered broken bones in the accident but is expected to recover. Cops are still investigating the cause of the crash. No tickets have been... more »
  • Officer hurt in heroin-related wreck

    October 8, 2013 11:54 AM

    SLIDELL - A Slidell police officer was hurt after a suspected heroin user crashed into the officer's police vehicle. The police lieutenant is recovering from minor injuries in the incident that took place Monday afternoon. Police say 32-year-old Ronald Ceplina crashed into the police vehicle while it was... more »
  • Suzuki recalls 193,936 vehicles for air bag defect

    September 14, 2013 3:03 PM

    DETROIT - Suzuki is recalling 193,936 cars and SUVs because of a defective air bag sensor in the front passenger seat. Grand Vitara SUVs from the 2006 through 2011 model years and SX4 small cars from the 2007 through 2011 model years are involved. Sensor mats measure passengers' weight and... more »
  • 3-year-old dies after being found in hot vehicle

    September 7, 2013 3:14 PM

    HATTIESBURG - The Forrest County sheriff is investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who was found in a hot vehicle. Coroner Butch Benedict tells the Hattiesburg American that Cameron Shaw likely overheated in the vehicle parked at a home by U.S. Highway 49 near the Stone County and Forrest... more »
  • Single-vehicle crash takes life of unrestrained driver

    September 1, 2013 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police say a woman died Saturday night after crashing on Interstate 10 in Ascension Parish. Taslein Whitney, 36, of Baton Rouge crashed her Jeep after the left tires drifted off the road causing her to overcorrect into a guard rail, according to troopers. ... more »
  • Suspect cleared in stolen Sheriff's vehicle investigation

    September 1, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Detectives cleared a "person of interest" after Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard's personal vehicle was stolen Friday evening. Deputies say the truck was stolen out of the parking lot of Ruffino's restaurant on Highland Road in Baton Rouge. It was located later Friday... more »
  • Man dies after crashing into a ditch

    August 25, 2013 10:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One man is dead after his vehicle left the road and hit a ditch early Sunday morning, according to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks. Deputies say Rico Lamonte Robinson, 22, was traveling east on Merrydale Avenue when he left the roadway and went... more »
  • 2 firearms stolen from Hammond Police unit

    August 16, 2013 4:56 PM

    KENTWOOD - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says two guns were stolen from a Hammond Police Department vehicle. The police unit, a 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe, was burglarized on La. 1054 in Kentwood. Dawn Panepinto, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office, says the thieves took the weapons from the vehicle sometime... more »
  • Deputies: woman can't afford repairs, torches car

    August 9, 2013 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies arrested a woman, accused of burning her car and claiming it was stolen. Investigators said Victoria Anderson could not afford a repair bill, so she reported the car as being stolen and it was found burned. Deputies said she burned it. Anderson's mechanic said the... more »
  • Slidell police SWAT team gets $225,000 armored ATV

    August 1, 2013 2:39 PM

    SLIDELL - The Slidell police SWAT team has a new $225,000 armored all-terrain vehicle that can hold up to 11 people. Textron Marine & Land Systems, which is based in Slidell, gave the Tiger Light Protected Vehicle to the city of Slidell. At a news conference Thursday, Police Chief Randy... more »
  • Sheriff's deputies looking for vehicle burglar

    May 29, 2013 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released a picture of a man seen breaking into a vehicle in East Baton Rouge Parish earlier this month. Investigators said the vehicle was parked at the Lowe's at 10303 S. Mall Drive on May 21 when its owner came out and saw someone... more »
  • Crash slows traffic around BR ahead of busy travel weekend

    May 24, 2013 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The evening drive on area streets and interstates was a mess, mainly due to an overturned car on I-12 East near Millerville. Friday, a vehicle flipped multiple times around 7 p.m. Multiple lanes were closed on I-12 causing back-ups elsewhere. Shortly after 9 o'clock, authorities were... more »
  • APSO: Two arrested in vehicle theft, burglaries

    April 29, 2013 5:26 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people after investigators said they stole a vehicle from an Ascension Parish church parking lot, then abandoned it. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala with the parish sheriff's office said investigators in St. James Parish arrested Erick Byington, 32, and Ashley Nicole Lee, 23, both... more »
  • Police find SUV believed linked to Boston suspect

    April 19, 2013 10:41 AM

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Connecticut State Police say a vehicle believed to be linked to a wanted Boston Marathon bombing suspect has been recovered. Police said in a news release Friday that a gray Honda CRV with Massachusetts plates was found in Boston. Authorities had said earlier that the vehicle... more »
  • No helmets for three-wheeled vehicles under bill

    April 16, 2013 2:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The House Transportation Committee has approved a proposal that would pave the way for the production of a three-wheeled vehicle called the Elio. It would remove the requirement that Elio occupants wear helmets. Officials with Elio Motors, located in the former General Motors plant in Shreveport, said... more »
  • Downsville man dies in wreck

    April 8, 2013 9:14 AM

    RUSTON- State police say a Downsville man died from injuries suffered in a one-vehicle wreck. The accident happened Sunday morning on La. Highway 3072 at Highway 33 north of Ruston. Troopers say a 2012 Mack tractor trailer, driven by 61-year-old Lester Jordan, was westbound on Highway 3072 when it crossed... more »
  • Deputies: Dad in bar left 6-year-old in car

    April 1, 2013 10:34 AM

    MONROE - A 35-year-old Monroe man has been booked with child desertion after deputies say he allegedly left a 6-year-old child in vehicle while he was in a bar. Ouachita Parish deputies say Labarraon Shecoby Spivey was at the Suga Shack, when an officer arrived to investigate a call about... more »
  • City leaders in BR to talk about vehicle take-home policy

    March 26, 2013 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders could begin discussing making changes to the take-home vehicle policy Wednesday. Metro Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle is proposing making changes to the policy, including removing the 24 mile exception and limiting personal usage of city-owned vehicles. "We pay for the fuel and I think... more »
  • I-12W closed due to vehicle fire near Walker

    March 13, 2013 4:44 PM

    WALKER - Police said a vehicle fire shut down I-12 West in Livingston Parish this afternoon. Walker Police said the fire closed both lanes of I-12 West starting two miles east of Walker. They re-opened the roadwary around 5:45 p.m. Police advised drivers heading west use different routes... more »
  • EBRSO looking for vehicle burglars

    March 13, 2013 3:09 PM

    Baton Rouge- East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for three men wanted for breaking into vehicles in the Country Club of Louisiana last month. According to reports, the men were observed on video burglarizing vehicles at several homes in the Country Club of Louisiana. Multiple items including... more »
  • Vehicles stolen in St. Helena Parish

    February 21, 2013 4:03 PM

    GREENSBURG - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating several vehicle thefts and attempted break-ins in the northern part of St. Helena Parish. Detective Joe Chaney said two vehicles were stolen and several attempts to steal others were made Wednesday night. He said they have no information on the thieves at... more »
  • Investigators searching for clues in recovered car

    January 23, 2013 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they are still investigating a car they believe was used in a pharmacy robbery which turned into a hostage standoff and deadly police shooting this week. Col. Richey Johnson said authorities sent the car believed to have been the getaway vehicle in Monday night's... more »
  • Vehicle hits restaurant, breaks gas line

    January 21, 2013 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A vehicle ran into a restaurant in the Gardere area this afternoon, breaking a gas line inside according to authorities. It happened in the 9400 block of Burbank Drive around 3:45 p.m. Authorities closed the eastbound lanes of Burbank as a result, and told drivers to... more »
  • Arrests made after guns stolen from deputies' vehicles

    January 11, 2013 4:41 PM

    WALKER - Deputies arrested several people recently in connection with the theft of guns and other items from two law enforcement units in Walker. Spokesperson Lori Steele with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said on Jan. 7 investigators arrested Joseph Baldwin, 26, after finding his DNA at the crime... more »
  • Driver mows down decorations at holiday party

    January 3, 2013 12:18 PM

    KENNER, La. - There were no reports of serious injuries, but a vehicle was damaged and several holiday decorations were mowed down in the front yard of a Kenner home when a disturbance broke out at a New Year's Eve house party. Kenner police said it happened around 2 a.m.... more »
  • Deputies find woman in submerged car

    December 10, 2012 6:05 PM

    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 »
  • UPDATE: Divers believe they've found submerged car

    December 10, 2012 4:53 PM

    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 »
  • LSP: One dead in motorcycle wreck

    November 9, 2012 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police said one person died in an East Baton Rouge Parish wreck involving a motorcycle and another vehicle. Troopers said the wreck happened at the intersection of Airline Highway and Pecue Lane in the eastern portion of the parish around 4 p.m. According to... more »
  • Gas station problem could lead to costly repairs Play Video

    September 26, 2012 5:28 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - Many drivers say they had diesel in their gas-burning cars after filling up over the weekend at a Dutchtown gas station. Drivers told News 2 today about problems at the RaceTrac on Highway 73. Service technicians at LeBlanc Nissan say at least four customers have brought vehicles... more »
  • EBRSO asking for help finding att. murder suspect

    September 14, 2012 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish asked for the public's help finding a man accused of trying to kill two people with his vehicle. Casey Hicks with EBRSO said detectives are looking for Jonathan Bell, 25, in suspicion of attempted second-degree murder. She said... more »
  • I-10W closed at Highland after wreck

    September 14, 2012 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorties closed I-10 West in Baton Rouge after a five-vehicle wreck this afternoon. It happened at I-10 West and Highland just after 12:30 p.m. according to DOTD. They re-opened one lane of traffic around 1:30 p.m. State Police said there were no serious inuries. The... more »
  • ATC audit finds agents skipping work, leaving early

    August 21, 2012 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state commissioner for the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control demoted two agents and said a third resigned in the wake of an audit into just how much time they were spending at work. Commissioner Troy Hebert said the internal investigation looked into suspected payroll... more »
  • LSP: Driver dies, vehicle hits Walmart

    July 24, 2012 12:19 PM

    WATSON - State Police said a driver in Watson passed away behind the wheel this morning, before his vehicle crashed into the side of a Walmart Supercenter. Investigators said the driver had a medical emergency while on La. 16 in front of the Walmart, and his out-of-control vehicle hit... more »
  • New leader chosen for Office of Motor Vehicles

    July 20, 2012 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A former deputy commander of the Louisiana State Police and trucking industry official will be Louisiana's next motor vehicles commissioner. Stephen Campbell was announced Friday as the new leader of the Office of Motor Vehicles by Col. Mike Edmonson, deputy secretary of the Department of Public... more »
  • Jindal budget office refuses to provide records

    July 17, 2012 12:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget office won't provide most of its records tied to the state's alternative fuel vehicle tax credit program and a controversial ruling about qualifying vehicles that was rescinded by the governor. A lawyer for the Division of Administration said records requested by The Associated... more »
  • Motor vehicles commissioner resigning in August

    July 17, 2012 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's motor vehicles commissioner, Nick Gautreaux, is leaving the job in August. Gautreaux told The Advocate that he is planning a career in corporate development and governmental work, a move that will keep him closer to home and his five children in Youngsville. A former state senator,... more »
  • Clinton woman killed in EBR wreck

    July 11, 2012 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police investigated a two-vehicle wreck in East Baton Rouge Parish that killed a Clinton woman today. The wreck happened just after 10 a.m. on Liberty Road north of La. 64. Troopers said Nancy Pierce, 48, died at the scene. Investigators said a pickup driven... more »
  • Hammond man held in vehicle break-ins

    July 5, 2012 2:43 PM

    HAMMOND - A Hammond man has been arrested in connection with dozens of vehicle burglaries in Tangipahoa Parish. James Janicholas Keys, 19, was arrested at the Greyhound bus station in Baton Rouge. Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards said Keys was detained on two warrants from Tangipahoa was arrested by Baton Rouge... more »
  • Man struck by car expected to make full recovery

    July 5, 2012 6:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - According to a BRPD release, the man struck by a car this morning is expected to make a full recovery. Police say 24-year-old Thomas Hayes was crossing Florida Blvd. around 1 a.m. when he was hit by a Nissan Maxima driven by Ashley Phill, 18. ... more »
  • Textron gets 4th vehicle order from Afghan army

    June 13, 2012 3:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Textron Marine & Land Systems has gotten an order for 71 mobile strike force vehicles for the Afghanistan National Army, with a cost cap of just under $79.2 million. A news release from the Textron Inc. subsidiary says the order brings the total made for Afghanistan, including... more »
  • One critically injured in wreck

    June 6, 2012 12:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person is in critical condition after a vehicle wreck this morning. EMS were called out to 3200 Sycamore after the wreck happened just after 10 a.m. They transported one person to a local hospital. There's no word on what caused the wreck. Police are... more »
  • 2 vehicles of interest ruled out in Shunick search

    May 30, 2012 11:24 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Police have ruled out two vehicles of interest in their search for Mickey Shunick. Lafayette Police say they have identified the operators and occupants of both the older model 4-door car and the white 4-door pickup truck with the bed cover, which were captured on surveillance video... more »
  • 1 dead, others injured in single vehicle crash

    May 2, 2012 2:04 AM

    LIVINGSTON - At least one person is dead this morning after a single car accident in Walker. It happened just after midnight Wednesday. Officials say several people were ejected from the vehicle after it crashed along Walker South Road. The car reportedly rolled before landing in someone's... more »
  • Police: Suspect flees after botched robbery leaves accomplice near death

    March 30, 2012 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police issued a warrant Friday for a man they believe inadvertently put his armed robbery accomplice on life support. Ahmad Beauchamp, 23, of 2950 Linwood Dr. is wanted for second degree murder and attempted armed robbery. Police say a 30-year-old was sitting in his car's... more »
  • Victim found shot in vehicle overnight

    March 5, 2012 6:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting in Baton Rouge that left one person fighting for their life. It happened just after 1 a.m. Monday in the 1700 block of Columbus Dunn. Officers discovered the male victim with a gun shot wound inside a vehicle on the... more »
  • ATV fatal crash

    February 16, 2012 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 52-year-old Belle Rose man was killed in an All Terrain Vehicle accident on Jolimar Street by LA 1 in Assumption Parish. Michael Harris Sr. was traveling north on the southbound shoulder on LA 1 approaching Jolimar Street according to State Police. Harris turned onto... more »
  • Natural gas fueling plans may spur vehicle growth

    December 27, 2011 1:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Consumers, manufacturers and fuel suppliers so far haven't shown much interest in natural gas-powered cars, even though the United States has record supplies of the fuel. But there are signs of change. Clean Energy Corp. is expanding natural gas refueling to 150 U.S. truck stops - though... more »
  • BRPD investigating vehicle in murder Play Video

    December 9, 2011 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A domestic disturbance may have led to the latest murder in Baton Rouge. Police say the body of 37-year-old Terry Grigsby was found outside a home on Cammy Avenue. His girlfriend is being questioned by police. Detectives say Grigsby may have been struck by a vehicle.... more »
  • Tip leads to arrest of vehicle burglary suspects Play Video

    December 7, 2011 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A tip from a self-described "nosy neighbor" led to the arrest of two men police believe broke into vehicles in Baton Rouge. Police arrested 19-year-olds Brandon Miller and Cody Jones for stealing items out of unlocked vehicles in a neighborhood off Sherwood Forest Blvd.. Todd McInnis... more »
  • BRPD: Car thief finds baby inside, abandons vehicle Play Video

    December 2, 2011 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A car thief abandoned his stolen ride after he discovered a 10-month-old baby girl in the back seat, according to Baton Rouge Police. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the child was found safe inside the stolen vehicle, which was abandoned at 35th and Abel earlier this afternoon.... more »
  • Two dead after wrong-way crash on I-10 Play Video

    November 29, 2011 5:52 PM

    GONZALES - A wrong-way driver collided head-on with another vehicle on I-10 near Gonzales, killing both drivers and shutting down the interstate, according to police. The wreck happened around 4:30 p.m. yesterday at mile marker 177 on I-10 eastbound, near the La. 30 exit. Traffic was backed up all... more »
  • 25,000 drivers charged because of computer glitch

    August 11, 2011 3:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE- About 25,000 Louisiana drivers were assessed $3 late fees because of a computer problem at the Office of Motor Vehicles. Vehicle owners did not receive notice that their registration tags were expiring, a problem announced last week when a state senator complained. At the time, OMV didn't say... more »
  • 2 airlifted, 8 injured in crash on Basin Bridge

    July 23, 2011 12:51 PM

    UPDATE: All lanes are now open at mile post 132 near Ramah. RAMAH- Two people were airlifted and eight others were injured in a crash I-10 westbound on the Basin Bridge near Ramah, according to Acadian Ambulance Service. The right lane of I-10 westbound is closed and traffic... more »
  • Zachary man found shot to death in vehicle

    July 20, 2011 8:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An investigation is underway after a man was found shot to death in a vehicle Wednesday morning. L'Jean McNealy says James Owens, 40, was found in the vehicle around 7 a.m. at North 26th Street and Florida Boulevard. Police have not identified any suspects or motives... more »
  • 10-year-old boy dies in fall from vehicle hood

    July 13, 2011 11:43 AM

    MARRERO - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a 10-year-old boy was killed after falling from the hood of a moving vehicle. According to investigators, Jacob Williams jumped atop a SUV driven by 34-year-old Shauntelle Mitchell Tuesday afternoon. Mitchell told investigators she repeatedly ordered the boy off of the... more »
  • BRPD: Woman flips stolen SUV with child inside

    July 8, 2011 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A police chase in Baton Rouge ended when the driver of a stolen SUV crashed, flipping the vehicle while police said she was holding her one-year-old child in her lap. Walker Police Cpl. Mark Fruge says Patricia Munzey, 31, stole her sister's SUV around 7:15 am... more »
  • Pipe bombs found in wreck

    June 27, 2011 3:20 PM

    LOCKPORT - State police say a pickup truck that crashed in Lockport on Monday contained 10 pipe bombs. The one-vehicle rollover crash happened around 7:30 a.m. on Louisiana Highway 308. Troopers said that when emergency crews were trying right the truck, they noticed the devices. Troopers said nine of... more »
  • BRPD: Child thrown from vehicle in I-12 wreck

    June 20, 2011 9:56 AM

    UPDATE 12:15 a.m. - All lanes are open I-12 East at Essen. The queue from this incident has reached Dalrymple BATON ROUGE - Authorities closed I-12E at the I-10/I-12 junction this morning after a child was ejected from a vehicle during a three-vehicle wreck. It happened around 8:15... more »
  • Police: Burglar claims he stole items to buy food

    March 31, 2011 4:16 PM

    GONZALES - A 17-year-old arrested for stealing appliances and musical instruments says he did it because he was out of work and couldn't buy food, according to Gonzales Police. Sgt. Steven Nethken with Gonzales PD said Corey Johnsen was arrested and accused of breaking into several vehicles and a... 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 »
  • Escaped La. trusties steal county vehicle in Tennessee

    March 14, 2011 3:31 PM

    JACKSON, Tenn. - Two escaped trusties from Louisiana were spotted after stealing a county vehicle in Jackson, according to authorities. According to the Madison County Sheriff's office, Ricky Wedgeworth and Darian Pierce hijacked a parks and recreation vehicle and tied up a county worker in Jackson. Sheriff David... more »
  • Pedestrian killed while crossing La. Hwy 73 identified

    March 14, 2011 2:49 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - A Marrero man was killed Sunday night in Ascension Parish after being hit by a van on Louisiana Highway 73, State Police said. Brandon Rome, 25, was crossing the highway near its intersection with Louisiana Highway 74, the Advocate reported. Trooper Russell Graham II said a... more »

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