BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - One person is dead following a fiery crash in Baton Rouge. WAFB TV reports the accident happened around 2:20 a.m. Monday Police say when officers arrived at the scene, they found a car on fire near a wooded area. Firefighters were called to put out... more »
Two people are dead after a single vehicle accident and police are still searching for the driver.
The accident happened at milepost 42 in northern St. Landry Parish just after 2:30 Saturday afternoon. Troopers say the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road, entered the grass median,... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday found that a government policy that can lead to broadcasters being fined for allowing even a single curse word on live television is unconstitutionally vague. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan tossed out the Federal Communications Commission's... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Justice has sided with the American Civil Liberties Union in its challenge of single-gender classes at a Kaplan middle school. In April, U.S. District Judge Richard Haik denied the ACLU's motion to stop single-sex classes at Rene Rost Middle School and set... more »
CHARENTON, La. (AP) - State police say a 37-year-old Charenton died in single vehicle accident in St. Mary Parish. Trooper says Brian Edward Millet was westbound on La. Highway 326 late Thursday night when his vehicle ran of the road, struck a culvert and overturned. Investigators say Millet was not... more »
ARCADIA, La. (AP) - State police say a rollover accident has claimed the life of a 20-year-old Calhoun man. Troopers say equipment failure may have been the cause Sunday's crash. The News-Star reports 18-year-old Joshua Warner of West Monroe was eastbound on I-20 near Arcadia when the right front wheel... more »
Parents in Evangeline Parish are being warned of a case of whooping cough at Bayou Chicot Elementary.
The state notified the school board yesterday.
The contagious stage has passed, according to a letter sent home to parents.
The department of health and hospitals says there is no... more »
A single car with three occupants traveling on Sugar Mill Road by the intersection of N. Landry, near the railroad tracks, was traveling too fast, lost control around a curve, skidded, broadsided a utility pole and flipped. 1 occupant was pick up by airmed and taken to Lafayette General. The... more »
State Police report the death of 30-year-old Guy Blanchard of Breaux Bridge due to a single-car crash.
This afternoon at around 2:15, Troopers responded to Hwy 347 near parks where a single car accident had occurred.
The driver, Guy Blanchard failed to negotiate an upcoming turn and went... more »
Last night Louisiana State Police were on the scene of a single vehicle accident on LA 83. The vehicle was traveling eastbound on LA 83 exiting a right curve in the roadway. The driver, Venn Phothirath, traveled across the centerline, across the westbound lane, and entered the ditch on the... more »