Louisiana State Police

Chris Miller
January 18, 2020 - 3:42 pm
A four-car pileup on I-12 in Slidell killed two people, seriously injured two others, and led Louisiana State Police to arrest one man. "On Friday, January 17, 2020 shortly before 10:00 PM, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash involving several vehicles on...
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Chris Miller
January 06, 2020 - 10:43 am
Louisiana State Police today says troopers have arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with a fatal wreck in St. James Parish two months ago. Keimone Mitchell faces vehicular homicide charges for the November 2 crash on LA 18 in Vacherie that took the life of 28-year-old Ramon Domino. "The...
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Jim Hanzo
December 24, 2019 - 10:44 am
As more people take to the roads for holiday celebrations, Louisiana State Police want to remind motorists to take action to prevent accidents. Troopers will be on the lookout for those driving drunk along with those not wearing seatbelts. State Trooper Michael Reichardt says never get behind the...
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Travis Fisher
Chris Miller
December 09, 2019 - 3:34 pm
A New Orleans man faces aggravated assault charges after State Police say he threatened another man with a sword in the French Quarter. "Troopers were on pro-active vehicle patrol in the 600 block of Royal Street when they began to hear individuals yelling and screaming," reads the Louisiana State...
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Chris Miller
November 14, 2019 - 1:27 pm
A 29-year-old New Orleans man faces sexual battery and human trafficking charges after a home health care worker tipped off Louisiana State Police. According to investigators, Rutledge "Rory" Deas used social media to advertise for a home health care provider for his 18-year-old mentally and...
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Don Ames
November 02, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Louisiana State Police are looking into an early morning crash left one dead and one seriously injured in St. James Parish. Shortly before 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning, Troop C began investigating the two-vehicle fatality crash on LA 18 at Abadie Street. The crash took the life of 28-year-old Ramon...
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WWL Newsroom
October 16, 2019 - 10:59 am
An ongoing investigation into injuries to multiple State Police cadets during training last week has resulted in the reassignment of three employees responsible for training. There’s been accusations that the injuries resulted from hazing, but State Police Colonel Kevin Reeves would not label the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 23, 2019 - 9:04 pm
Troopers have arrested two people from Thibodaux for allegedly charging thousands of dollars on credit cards in their grandmother's name. Troopers with Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division led the probe from the Houma Office. They received a call "in reference to identity theft...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 20, 2019 - 11:55 pm
One person is dead after apparently trying to cross the road on Airline drive in Metairie. Louisiana State Police Trooper Jesse LaGrange confirms a pedestrian fatality. It happened around 9:30pm Friday night between Cleary and Causeway on Airline Drive. Here is the news release: Metarie – Shortly...
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Jim Hanzo
September 11, 2019 - 8:42 am
Road rage is on the rise, with fatal car crashes linked to aggressive driving climbing nearly 500 percent in the last decade. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the numbers jumped from 80 in 2006 to 467 in 2015 and appear to continue its rise. One expert with the...
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