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Man sought after crashing into train in Laplace, running away

The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for the driver of a pickup truck that ran away from a train accident Monday morning. Kendall Thompson, 43, of Luling, is being accused of crashing his truck and fleeing the scene. According to the sheriff, around 2 a.m., deputies arrived at the scene of…MORE

Suspect chased before deadly police helicopter crash, sheriff reports

The West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office reports that they have arrested a suspect who is being accused of being involved in the deadly helicopter crash, according to reports. According to BrProud, police were chasing a 2014 Ford Mustang, driven by Deandre Dwayne Bessye, 23, going 135 mph. At 3:14 a.m., deputies received a call about…MORE

Arrests made after Powerade bottle meth operation found in St. Charles Parish

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested three people accused of making meth in Powerade bottles in the parish. Wayne Arabie, 47, of Norco, Kim T. Shaffett, 59, of Norco, and April R. Frisch, 45, of Laplace, were all arrested in connection with the operation. Each faces various charges including possession of meth, creation…MORE

Dillard names laboratory after local trailblazer Dr. Joyce M. Verrett

Dillard University is honoring a local trailblazer who broke racial and gender barriers in education by renaming a laboratory in her honor. Dr. Joyce M. Verrett graduated from Dillard University and went on to become the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Biology from Tulane. She then went back to Dillard to teach…MORE

It’s here! Check out the Jazz Fest 2023 cubes

New Orleans is officially one month away from the start of one of the city’s most popular festivals. Jazz Fest organizers released the cubes detailing which musical acts will be on certain stages for the festival. The festival begins on April 28 and runs through May 7 at the Fairgrounds. The lineup includes headliners Lizzo,…MORE

Nathan Millard’s cause of death has been released by the coroner

The East Baton Rouge coroner has released the cause of death of a Georgia man found dead earlier this month. Nathan Millard’s cause of death has been ruled an accidental overdose, according to the coroner. The coroner reports that Millard’s death was caused by a combination of fentanyl, cocaine, and ethanol. Arrests in the case:…MORE


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