Police Chase

A police chase from St. Charles Parish to LaFourche Parish today had concerned residents calling us here at WWL as the pursuit went from Highway 90 onto LA 308. "When they got into the little town of Matthews, cops shot out of side streets," one woman said. "I counted 25 of them, and then I lost...
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Chris Miller
March 21, 2019 - 5:52 pm
The New Orleans Police Department's internal affairs division, the Public Integrity Bureau, is leading an investigation into the events surrounding Thursday night's attempted stop of a reported stolen vehicle that ended in a fiery and deadly crash. "Through further investigation, we have gathered...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 21, 2019 - 6:35 am
Two people died after a car crashed into a beauty salon and set it on fire. "The NOPD is investigating a fatal vehicle crash... at the intersection of Washington Avenue and South White Street," NOPD said in a news release. The incident started when police officers attempted to pull over the vehicle...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 14, 2018 - 3:29 pm
What witnesses say started with police chasing a car, ended with a man dead in the middle of the street on the Westbank. "They were hauling ass down 4th Street," one witness told WWL First News. "They ran head on into a car coming from the other way, and one of them come flying out the windshield...
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June 29, 2017 - 6:25 am
(AP) A car fleeing Louisiana State Police troopers crashed in New Orleans on Wednesday, killing a 2-year-old girl and a man who were thrown from the vehicle, authorities said. A third man killed himself at the scene. The chase began after state troopers spotted a car with stolen license plates at a...
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