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  • Seattle man sentenced in child porn network

    Seattle man sentenced in child porn network

    Updated: 11:16 AM 10/2/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors say a Seattle man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for downloading videos of underage boys performing sex acts from websites that were part of an online child pornography ring run out of Louisiana. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite says Nicholas Saine is... (More)
  • 3 shootings in Baton Rouge within 12 hours

    3 shootings in Baton Rouge within 12 hours

    Updated: 11:12 AM 10/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE - With two separate shootings in the Capital City overnight and another reported Thursday morning, Baton Rouge Police are now investigating three shootings within a 12-hour period. The latest shooting happened this morning around 9 a.m. on Columbus Dunn Drive. Details are limited, but News 2's Jessica... (More)
  • Police investigate pair of Wednesday night shootings

    Police investigate pair of Wednesday night shootings

    Updated: 7:26 AM 10/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Police said late Wednesday, officers responded to two separate shootings in Baton Rouge. The first happened around 9:00 p.m. on Callahan St. When police arrived, they found a man who had been shot several times lying in a driveway. His injuries are considered life-threatening. The second... (More)
  • TPSO: Amite cop accused of kidnapping, rape

    Updated: 7:24 AM 10/2/2014

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies accused an Amite City Police officer of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women in Tangipahoa Parish. Deputies arrested Grant Carruth, 25, Tuesday on charges of second degree kidnapping, aggravated rape, sexual battery, and theft. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said his department has been investigating the... (More)
  • LSU reported sex crimes see big increase

    Updated: 6:48 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Some crime at LSU saw a big jump last year as statistics released Wednesday show that sex crimes spiked during 2013. A combination of two theories is suspected by LSU Police to help explain why the number of sex crimes spiked on the state's largest college... (More)
  • Man accused of stabbing, killing girlfriend

    Man accused of stabbing, killing girlfriend

    Updated: 6:15 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing his girlfriend to death after an argument.

    Police charged William Jackson, 40, with second degree murder and obstruction of justice.

    Detectives said they believe Jackson stabbed his girlfriend, 32-year-old Lekeisha Duncan, after a fight early the morning of Sept. 27.

    Investigators said he had put in the hospital for stab wounds, and was just released Wednesday.

     

  • Police officer accused of DWI after crash

    Police officer accused of DWI after crash

    Updated: 5:07 PM 10/1/2014

    GONZALES - State Police arrested an off-duty police officer from Gonzales Monday after they said he was driving drunk and involved in a crash. However, his chief says the officer will stay on the job. Investigators said Randy Cloatre Jr. of Gonzales PD was involved in a wreck Monday... (More)
  • Two teachers accused of sex with student

    Two teachers accused of sex with student

    Updated: 3:36 PM 10/1/2014

    KENNER - Authorities accused a second teacher from Destrehan High School Wednesday of having sex with a 16-year-old student. Kenner Police said Rachel Respess, 24, of Kenner turned herself in to charges of carnal knowledge involving a juvenile, indecent behavior, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. ... (More)
  • Accused cocaine distributor arrested in Donaldsonville

    Accused cocaine distributor arrested in Donaldsonville

    Updated: 3:15 PM 10/1/2014

    DONALDSONVILLE - Narcotics agents in Ascension Parish said they arrested an accused cocaine distributor last week after a three-month investigation. Officials said they arrested Warren Henry, 56, after he reportedly sold the drug to undercover agents on Sept. 26. Agents from the APSO Narcotics Division searched Henry's home... (More)
  • Beheading suspect out of hospital, in jail

    Beheading suspect out of hospital, in jail

    Updated: 3:00 PM 10/1/2014

    NORMAN, Okla. - A man accused of beheading a woman at an Oklahoma processing plant has been released from a hospital and transferred to jail. Alton Nolen is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 54-year-old Colleen Hufford. The 30-year-old is also charged with assault for allegedly attacking another... (More)

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