COVINGTON, La. (AP) - The driver of a garbage truck that slammed into the back of a work convoy on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway on Nov. 3 causing the death of one man is accused of negligent homicide. The New Orleans Advocate reports Darrell Benjamin of Harvey was booked Thursday... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a motorcycle accident on Interstate 10 killed a Gonzales man. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely, a police spokesman, says that Christopher Hart was driving his 2002 Suzuki on the I-10 exit ramp to North Interstate 110 early Sunday morning when he crashed into... more »
One person is dead after an accident Thursday evening in Jeff Davis Parish. It happened on Highway 26 South in Jennings. State Police say the driver of the vehicle, Joseph Cotton of Orange, Texas ran off the road. His car rolled over, then caught fire. Troopers say Cotton was not... more »
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A state judge has sentenced a 45-year-old woman to 12 1/2 years in prison in connection with a 2008 wreck on the Interstate 210 bridge in Lake Charles that killed a 5-year-old boy. District Judge Wilford Carter sentenced Angela Lee Osipuk Wednesday. Osipuk pleaded guilty... more »
State police say a 35-year-old Abbeville died in a one car accident on La. Highway 333 near Intracoastal City.
Troopers say Carlos Felipe Ramirez as driving northbound Wednesday night when his car failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway and struck a tree.
Ramirez was pronounced... more »
DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) One person is dead following a head-on crash between a chemical tanker truck and a sport utility vehicle just east of the Sunshine Bridge in St. James Parish. State police say the 18-wheeler caught fire at one point following the crash which happened at 12:30 p.m. Friday.... more »
KENNER, La. (AP) Kenner police say a 62-year-old woman accused of causing a car crash that killed three people on I-10 has been booked with three counts of negligent homicide. Lt. Wayne McInnis said Thursday that Carol Banks of Kenner was also jailed with reckless operation of a vehicle and... more »
KENNER, La. (AP) Three people were killed on Interstate 10 in Kenner when their westbound van crossed the median and hit an eastbound vehicle head-on. It happened about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Lt. Wayne McInnis, a spokesman for the Kenner Police Department, says the victims' identities and ages have not been... more »