NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A suspect in the death of New Orleans Police Officer Rodney Thomas has pleaded guilty to his role in covering up the incident. The New Orleans Advocate reports Bill Cager pleaded guilty Friday in criminal court to being an accessory to manslaughter and other counts. Thomas... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a motorcyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash. The victim in Friday morning's accident was identified as 20-year-old Eric Fabre of Slidell. He died at the scene. Patrol officers responded just before 1 a.m. and found Fabre lying unresponsive in the... more »
NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say 37-year-old Curtis Williams of New Iberia has surrendered to authorities and identified himself as the man driving a Ford Ranger that struck and killed a pedestrian. Troopers say 39-year-old Renee Green of New Iberia was struck Friday while walking south on... more »
SIMMESPORT, La. (AP) - State police say a 36-year-old pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run on La. Highway 1 in Simmesport. The Town Talk reports Levi Jones Jr. of Marksville was found in the south lane of La. Highway 1 Saturday after an unidentified vehicle struck him around 3 p.m.... more »
A handicapped man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident. The accident happened Saturday morning. The driver of the vehicle was a mystery until today. Sunset Chief of Police, Alexcie Guillory, said 20 year old Megan Young turned herself into police Monday morning. Young is the daughter of a... more »
LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - A 49-year-old Prairieville man received an eight-year sentence in a hit-and-run fatality. Assistant District Attorney David Guidry said Adam J. May pleaded guilty to felony hit-and-run Monday and state District Judge Doug Hughes sentenced him to eight years at hard labor in the 2009 death of... more »
An Iberia Parish man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in New Iberia.
The accident happened just after 7 this morning at the intersection of Anderson and Myrtis Street in New Iberia. The 60-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.... more »