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Woman dies in crash after being thrown from vehicle

Yesterday evening, Monday, June 4, shortly after 6:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA 442.

Intoxicated man falls to his death attempting to jump between Casino rooftops

A 23 year old man from New York died this weekend after he attempted to jump from a rooftop building to the parking garage. A dive team located his body in the water between the two structures.

Residents plan rally to ‘save’ Times-Picayune paper

The announcement that the Times-Picayune will cut back its printing distribution to three days a week is not sitting well with some New Orleans-residents. Today, a rally has been scheduled to “save” the paper.

Two firefighters hurt in Central fire

Two Central firefighters got hurt Saturday when a garage door came crashing down on top of them. The fire happened in the 17800 block of Lake Vista Drive in Central around 8 o'clock Saturday night.

New law hopes to increase Louisiana's economic competitiveness

Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today to increase Louisiana’s economic competitiveness.

Over 100 civil lawsuits filed against Air Liquide for chemical fire

Over 100 people have filed a civil lawsuit against Air Liquide after the explosion and chemical fire a little over a week ago.

Zachary police looking for hit and run 18-wheeler

The Zachary Police Department is looking for a white 18-wheeler Freight Liner with a sleeper and very large bumper that covered the front of a truck.

Shots fired during group fight, one man shot

On May 31, 2012 around 8:00 pm, the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office received several 911 calls in reference to a shooting on Railroad Avenue in the Village of Napoleonville where several shots were fired.

Impaired driver who caused crash that killed five was nearly twice legal limit

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a two-vehicle head on crash on Wednesday, May 30 that resulted in five deaths and two critical injuries.

Two killed in single-car crash on I-55

Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 55 shortly before 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 31.