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  • Leger trial resumes following recess Play Video

    July 10, 2014 9:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The vehicular homicide trial of David Leger will resume today after the judge called for a recess yesterday. It was recessed because attorneys needed a day to figure out an evidence dispute. Leger faces five charges of vehicle homicide for the 2011 crash. Prosecutors said... more »
  • Better check twice: Child vehicular heat stroke prevention Play Video

    July 1, 2014 8:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - In 2014, 13 children have already died as a result of being left in a hot vehicle. In more than 50% of those cases, parents forgot their kids in the vehicle. You may think it will never happen to you, but it's better to be safe, than... more »
  • 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 »
  • Trial date set for accused drunk driver Play Video

    July 16, 2013 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A district court judge tentatively set a trial date of Feb. 10, 2014 for the man accused of hitting two cyclists, killing one. It's been nearly a year and a half since Nathan Crowson was hit and killed riding along Perkins Road, and his brother thinks... more »
  • Tears flow as convicted killer gets 70 years Play Video

    March 12, 2013 3:48 PM

    CLINTON - A man who killed seven people after a drunk driving crash in Slaughter last year won't get out of prison until he's a senior citizen. Brett Gerald, 30, was sentenced to 70 years in prison by Judge William Carmichael. At least 35 of those years must be... more »
  • Man booked on fourth DWI, facing vehicular homicide charge

    December 18, 2012 2:11 PM

    Baton Rouge- A Greenwell Springs man booked with a fourth DWI over the weekend also was accused in July of driving while intoxicated when his pickup crashed head-on into a car, killing the driver of the car, according to Parish Prison records. Matthew Harding, 31, was booked with fourth-offense... more »
  • Gerald pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

    December 10, 2012 9:51 AM

    CLINTON - Brett Gerald pleaded guilty to seven counts of vehicular homicide Monday morning. Gerald's sentence will be determined on March 12. A pre-sentence investigation and report is being conducted. He faces a minimum of five years for each count. No reduction in charges or plea bargain... more »
  • Crash victim's relatives "shocked" at defendant's plea Play Video

    June 26, 2012 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As an accused drunk driver entered not guilty pleas on vehicular homicide, injury and second offense drunk driving charges. In Judge Mike Erwin's courtroom, friends of the victims were shocked. " I truly thought that he would plead guilty. It's hard for me to understand... more »
  • New charges added to accused drunk driver

    June 4, 2012 4:12 PM

    EAST FELICIANA - State Police added another charge of vehicular homicide today against the man accused of driving drunk and killing several people in a crash in East Feliciana Parish. Trooper Russell Graham said investigators re-arrested Brett Gerald, 30, after a sixth victim in the crash died this weekend.... 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 »
  • Attorneys compromise over Gosserand blood sample

    November 29, 2010 12:12 PM

    NEW ROADS - Attorneys in the Victoria Gosserand vehicular homicide case have reached a compromise over the accused's blood sample. Prosecutors say that sample shows Gosserand's blood was nearly four times the legal limit the night she crashed her vehicle into another car, killing 23-year-old Terri Parker and badly... more »
  • Driver accused of DWI, veh. homicide in deadly wreck

    November 13, 2010 10:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A Zachary man has been arrested after State Police said he was driving drunk when he flipped his pickup, killing his passenger. 36-year-old Todd Thomas was arrested last night in suspicion of vehicular homicide and DWI after the wreck on Blackwater Road near Blackwater Baptist Church. He... more »
  • Quebedeaux changes plea; says he's guilty as charged

    November 8, 2010 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man who originally pleaded not guilty to hitting and killing three people in a 2009 drunken driving accident has changed his mind. Derek Quebedeaux pleaded guilty Monday morning to all charges against him and said he takes responsibility for the crash. During the 20-minute hearing, Quebedeaux... more »
  • Gosserand pleads not guilty in deadly Christmas Eve crash

    August 26, 2010 10:47 AM

    An emotional Victoria Gosserand entered a plea of "not guilty" today in Point Coupee Parish for charges she killed one woman and injured another in a drunken car crash just days before Christmas. 24-year-old Gosserand is accused of vehicular homicide in the death of 23-year-old Terri Parker, and first-degree... more »

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