A 6-year-old girl was killed Saturday night after a drunk driver hit her family's vehicle on Interstate 10 in Gonzales, according to Louisiana State Police.
The man whom authorities said Sunday was intoxicated when he crashed his truck into a crowd of Endymion paradegoers Saturday night in New Orleans has been identified as 25-year-old Neilson Rizzuto.
A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said.
Twenty-one people were transported to area hospitals Saturday night after a suspected drunk driver plowed into a crowd at Orleans and Carrollton avenues along the Endymion parade route, officials said.
Videos show the aftermath of the scene where a truck plowed into a crowd near Orleans and Carrollton avenues along the Endymion parade route.
"About a dozen people are in critical condition" after a vehicle ran into a crowd of people near Orleans and Carrollton avenues in New Orleans, police say.
Rural families that have been feeling particularly run down since the August flood may be getting sick from contaminated wells.
This year's Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade turned Baton Rouge's devastating August floods into cause for laughter on Saturday, with flamingo-themed floats satirizing FEMA, politicians and the red tape for flood victims trying to rebuild.