Monday, January 14 2013 8:40 AM EST2013-01-14 13:40:55 GMT
It is unknown if the wet roadways are to blame, but authorities issued advisories about several crashes in Baton Rouge Monday morning. The Louisiana State Police reported a multi-vehicle crash on I-10More >>
It is unknown if the wet roadways are to blame, but authorities issued advisories about several crashes in Baton Rouge Monday morning.More >>
Monday, January 14 2013 3:59 AM EST2013-01-14 08:59:40 GMT
Two people are dead after their vehicle sideswiped an 18-wheeler and wound up upside down in a canal Sunday evening. The victims were identified as Brandon Hampton, 23, of Clinton, MS and Amanda Booker,More >>
Two people are dead after their vehicle sideswiped an 18-wheeler and wound up upside down in a canal Sunday evening.More >>
A lightning strike sparked a house fire on South Lakeside Oaks Dr. Thursday night.Several crews from the St. George Fire Department responded to the fire Thursday evening.We're told people were in theMore >>
A lightning strike sparked a house fire Thursday. It happened on South Lakeside Oaks Drive in Baton Rouge.More >>
Friday, May 3 2013 10:17 AM EDT2013-05-03 14:17:02 GMT
An Amber Alert has been issued for two girls missing from Llano, Texas. 15-year-old Misty Sloan and 13-year-old Savannah Sloan are missing from Kingsland, a suburb of Llano. The suspect in the disappearanceMore >>
15-year-old Misty Sloan and 13-year-old Savannah Sloan are missing from Kingsland, a suburb of Llano.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:40 PM EDT2013-05-24 01:40:36 GMT
A Columbia woman has been arrested after a child in her care died over the weekend.Margie Hamm, 34, was arrested and charged with homicide by child abuse, according to the Columbia Police Department.PoliceMore >>
A Columbia woman has been arrested after a child in her care died over the weekend.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:34 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:34:54 GMT
Maybe he was up too late partying. Or maybe the 75-year-old actor woke up a bit too early. Whatever it was, Morgan Freeman dozed off during an interview.More >>
Maybe he was up too late partying. Or maybe the 75-year-old actor woke up a bit too early. Whatever it was, Morgan Freeman dozed off during an interview. More >>
SLIDELL, LA (WAFB) -
Louisiana State Police is urging drivers to be extra careful on the wet
roadways after two crashes left three people dead within a 24-hour period.
investigated both crashes and released the advisory. They reported careless
driving during bad weather were factors in the wrecks.
accident happened on I-12 near the Northshore Boulevard/Airport Road exit in Slidell
around 3 a.m.
Givines, 39, of Hammond died in the single-car crash. Troopers said he was a
passenger in the back seat and was not buckled. He was pronounced dead at the
the investigation so far showed Cassidy Thompson, 32, of Amite was driving a
2004 Lincoln LS on I-12 East when he lost control and the car spun off the road.
said the back of the car then slammed into a tree.
said Thompson was treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital and then
booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on charges of negligent homicide,
careless operation and operating a vehicle with a suspended license.
impairment on his part is not suspected to be a factor. However, per procedure
for deadly crashes, a sample of his blood was sent to the Louisiana State
Police Crime Lab for analysis.
passenger in the car, Monoletho Walker, 39, of Amite, was taken to Ochsner
Northshore Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. He was sitting in
the front seat.
said none of the people in the car had on seatbelts at the time of the
drivers to slow down and take extra precautions as showers are forecast for the
rest of the week. They said the slick roads and dangerous driving can lead to
advise people who see unsafe driving to call *LSP (*577) to report it.