5 years of jail time for driver involved in St. Charles Parish crash

A driver suspected of drunken driving recently received a five year prison sentence after a police officer died in an accident with him, an article of nola.com reported on September 16. According to reports, 58-year-old Dallas Veillon was convicted of negligent homicide in connection with an August 4, 2013 accident that killed officer Jeff Watson. […]

Nissan recalling 120K vehicles that may catch on fire

Japanese automaker Nissan issued a recall to over 120,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to a problem that could result in the vehicles catching fire, a September 9 article of the Los Angeles Times reported. Documents submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that brake fluid may seep from the antilock brake pumps […]

1 dead in Louisiana three vehicle pileup

At least one person was killed and two others sustained injuries in an accident in Slidell, Louisiana involving three vehicles, a September 6 article of northjersey.com reported. The Louisiana State Police revealed on September 5 that the fatal collision occurred on I-10. Steven Fernandez, 26, died as a result of his injuries after the vehicle he was […]

Bimbo Bakeries recalls potentially contaminated snacks

Nearly 500,000 units of snacks sold in 30 states are being recalled by Bimbo Bakeries after plastic bits were found mixed in with the products. The processed pastries are liable to cause injuries to consumers, a report of CNN stated on August 31. According to the recall, the affected chocolate chip muffin and brownies packages may […]

337K Toyota vehicles with suspension issues recalled in the US

Japanese automaker Toyota recently issued a recall to 337,000 vehicles in the U.S. in response to a suspension issue that may cause injuries to vehicle occupants, an August 12 article of Los Angeles Times reported. According to reports, the rear suspension unit of 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4 models and 2010 Lexus HS250h vehicles may fail during operation. Owners of […]

Man in stable condition after his vehicle falls from Causeway bridge

Authorities updated the community to say that the person inside the vehicle that recently fell from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway bridge was “OK,” an August 8 article of WGNO reported. According to reports, traffic flow on the bridge was blocked on August 8 while responding crews worked to salvage a vehicle that fell from the bridge after […]

Boater killed in Louisiana

A boater was killed on July 31 in a boating accident that took place near Grand Isle in Louisiana, an article of nola.com reported. Reports coming from the state’s Wildlife and Fisheries agents said that around 1:00 a.m. Metairie resident Robert Sims, 44, hit his head on a piling while traveling in his 28-foot boat through Caminada Pass. Sims was on […]

Boater killed in Cane River accident

A man from Dry Prong recently died on the Cane River after the boat he was operating was involved in an accident, a July 5 article of the Louisiana Sportsman reported. Information coming from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries revealed that around 7:20 a.m. on July 4, the boat occupied by 65-year-old William […]

255,000 bottle warmers recalled in U.S.

Approximately 255,000 electronic food and bottle warmers sold in the U.S. are being recalled after several complaints revealed the product may catch fire if it emits too much heat, a June 21 report of cpsc.gov stated. According to reports, Massachusetts-based company Mayborn USA Inc. is recalling their “Tommee Tippee” electronic food and bottle warmers because they […]

Officer badly hurt in New Orleans drunk driving accident

A police officer in New Orleans sustained serious injuries on June 5, after the patrol vehicle she was occupying was hit by a suspected drunk driver, an article of Fox News reported. According to reports, Natasha Hunter was responding to an accident on I-10 near the Esplanade St. exit. Hunter, who has been working for the department for […]