Crime News

  • Man caught after manhunt in West Baton Rouge

    Man caught after manhunt in West Baton Rouge

    Updated: 5:37 PM 3/6/2015

    PORT ALLEN - Deputies in West Baton Rouge Parish said they caught a man who fled after he was stopped on the interstate and deputies spotted drugs in his vehicle. A spokesperson for the sheriff's office said searchers found Clarenc Preston behind a roofing company near Port Allen. ... (More)
  • Mississippi man charged in Exxon plant incident

    Updated: 4:59 PM 3/6/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police released the name of a man who witnesses said fired a gun wildly from his car before charging into an Exxon plan in the north of part of East Baton Rouge Parish Friday. Trooper Jared Sandifer said 28-year-old Telvin Henyard of Woodville, Miss.... (More)
  • Feds: Hackers stole 1 billion email addresses in spam scheme

    Feds: Hackers stole 1 billion email addresses in spam scheme

    Updated: 2:47 PM 3/6/2015

    ATLANTA - Federal authorities say hackers stole an estimated 1 billion email addresses from marketing companies and used them to send recipients spam. John Horn, acting U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, announced the case Friday as "one of the largest reported data breaches in United States history."... (More)
  • New Orleans School Board member indicted

    New Orleans School Board member indicted

    Updated: 2:27 PM 3/6/2015

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans school board member faces a federal charge in an alleged bribery scheme. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite announced the charge against Ira Thomas at a Friday news conference. Polite says the charge arises from a scheme involving a school system janitorial services contract. He added... (More)
  • Kitts, Howard sentenced to life in murder-for-hire case

    Kitts, Howard sentenced to life in murder-for-hire case

    Updated: 4:59 PM 3/5/2015

    PORT ALLEN - A West Baton Rouge Parish judge formally sentenced Monique Kitts and Karl Howard Thursday to life in prison for killing Kitts' husband four years ago. Kitts and Howard were convicted in connection with Corey Kitts' death last November, when he was found shot to death in... (More)
  • Man dies after after being shot Tuesday

    Man dies after after being shot Tuesday

    Updated: 3:37 PM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE - A man died two days after being chased and shot by unknown assailants before crashing his car. The victim was identified as Kwemon Davis, 23. He died Thursday. The shooting happened on Tuesday . Police said Davis was shot and tried to flee from the... (More)
  • Jodi Arias won't be sentenced to death after jury deadlocks

    Jodi Arias won't be sentenced to death after jury deadlocks

    Updated: 12:02 PM 3/5/2015

    PHOENIX - Convicted murderer Jodi Arias has been spared the death penalty after jurors deadlocked on whether she should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008. The decision in a Phoenix courtroom Thursday means the judge will sentence Arias on April 13 to... (More)
  • Suspect, victim in Lorna Avenue shooting identified

    Suspect, victim in Lorna Avenue shooting identified

    Updated: 9:38 AM 3/5/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police identified the victim killed in a shooting Wednesday morning and arrested his suspected killer. The body of Lenroy Marshall, 46, was found in the 12300 block of Lorna Avenue around 6:50 a.m. Wednesday. Investigators say he died from a gunshot wound. Detectives... (More)
  • Questions raised over dead burglar's past

    Updated: 6:52 PM 3/4/2015

    BATON ROUGE- Questions are being raised over why better tabs weren't kept on a man released from prison on conspiracy to commit murder charges, before he was shot and killed Tuesday morning. Sheriff's deputies said Jermoid Wheeler was shot to death by an East Baton Rouge Parish resident after... (More)
  • Man accused of church stabbing, carjacking

    Man accused of church stabbing, carjacking

    Updated: 3:38 PM 3/4/2015

    PLAQUEMINE - Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a stabbing and attempted carjacking earlier this week in Plaquemine. Investigators accused 53-year-old Donald S. Phillips Jr. of carjacking, aggravated kidnapping and attempted second degree murder. Plaquemine Police said early Monday morning Phillips approached a woman in the... (More)

True View

Video