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Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has ruled criminal charges are not warranted against two white Baton Rouge police officers who fatally shot a black man during an altercation in front of a convenience store in July of 2016. Landry’s office reviewed the evidence of the Alton Sterling shooting for nearly a year.

 

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An unrestrained Jonesville teenager was killed and two other teens moderately injured in a single vehicle wreck in Catahoula Parish. Master State Police Trooper Scott Moreau says investigators believe the car 18-year-old Delicia (Da-leash-she-a) Ceasor was riding in was traveling at a high rate of speed.

 

Ceasor was pronounced dead. Moreau says they are not sure if she was the driver.

 

This is the sixth fatality in Troop E in 2018.

Teenager Arrested In Connection With Fatal Double Shooting

Mar 21, 2018
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New Orleans police say a 16-year-old has been charged in connection with a fatal double shooting.

Police said in a news release that the juvenile was arrested on two counts of second-degree murder, for an aggravated battery shooting that occurred Monday.

Police discovered two adult victims suffering from several gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

News outlets report that the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office identified the victims as 36-year-old Chantelle Johnson and 51-year-old Darren Cheneau.

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Police in Ruston are investigating a fatal accident that involved a school bus. 

Police believe the deceased male was sitting in the roadway, and the driver of the school bus was unable to see him. The victim was killed by the Lincoln Parish Bus.  The preliminary investigation shows the school bus was traveling eastbound on Second Avenue and was turning southbound onto Gill Street. Five Ruston police units were on the scene of the accident. 

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A Louisiana Tech University student has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting that took place during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.  On Friday, Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office confirmed Eddie Dingle, 21, was arrested for second degree murder.

Pregnant Woman, Man Killed In Louisiana Car Crash

Dec 4, 2017
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A 7-month pregnant woman and a man were killed in a car crash on a highway in eastern New Orleans.

New Orleans police say it happened just after 9 a.m. Saturday.

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports a preliminary investigation shows a pickup truck apparently crossed into oncoming traffic on the Highway 11 bridge flyover and collided head-on with a sedan traveling in the opposite direction.

The car's 34-year-old driver and the pregnant 29-year-old passenger were transported to a hospital, where both of them, as well as the unborn baby, were pronounced dead.

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Louisiana State Police say a boat trailer came unhitched from a pickup truck and crossed the center line of a highway, slamming into another vehicle and killing the driver.

The agency says 49-year-old David Burvant of Slidell died at a hospital in Gonzales after the crash Monday afternoon on Louisiana Highway 18.

Trooper First Class Jesse LaGrange says in a news release that investigators were looking into why the boat trailer detached from the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 20-year-old Jeremiah Allee of St. Amant.

2 Dead, 2 Injured In Denham Springs House Fire

Nov 17, 2017
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The state fire marshal's office is investigating a fire that left a man and his granddaughter dead and two other family members injured.

Investigators responded about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a fire in Denham Springs. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke billowing from a window. Firefighters entered the house and found the bodies of 57-year-old Jesse Lowrance and his 6-year-old granddaughter, Kenley Lowrance. Their bodies were sent to the Livingston Parish Coroner's Office for autopsies.

Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Office

Update: 10:52 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26:

An arrest has been made in reference to the double homicide that occurred on the campus of Grambling State University that claimed the lives of Earl Andrews and Monquiarious Caldwell.

Jaylin M. Wayne has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection to the shooting deaths of Andrews and Caldwell. Andrews and Wayne were both GSU students.