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  • Fundraiser to be held tonight for Talajia Dorsey Play Video

    July 10, 2014 4:09 PM

    LUTCHER - A fundraiser is being held today in St. James Parish to honor and remember a missing 12-year-old girl whose body was found on Sunday. The event is intended to be a celebration of Talajia Dorsey's life with food, drinks and music. The entire community is expected to... more »
  • Sheriff: Body of missing St. James girl found Play Video

    July 6, 2014 12:44 PM

    ST. JAMES - St. James deputies say they found the body of 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey after six days of searching. Officials say she was found at around 10:20 a.m. in a sugar cane field in the Vacherie area. At a press conference, St. James Sheriff Willy Martin said,... more »
  • Search for missing girl in 5th day

    July 5, 2014 6:34 PM

    ST. JAMES - It was five days ago that Talaija Dorsey, 12, went missing in St. James parish. On Saturday, rescue crews focused on the waterways between St. James and Jefferson parishes. St. James sheriff Willy Martin tells News 2 they also spent the day following up with family... more »
  • Tips on car sought in search for missing girl Play Video

    July 4, 2014 12:14 PM

    VACHERIE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help identifying a car that investigators believe may have something to do with a young girl's disappearance from St. James Parish this week. The St. James Parish Sheriff's Office released a new flyer Friday in the search for 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey.... more »
  • Attorney: Girl charged in stabbing is mentally ill

    June 2, 2014 7:37 PM

    MILWAUKEE - An attorney for a Wisconsin girl accused of plotting to kill a friend to curry favor with a fictional online character says he is concerned about her mental health. He also says he will repeat his request for the court to move her from juvenile detention to a... more »
  • Healing for rape victims

    December 6, 2013 9:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After the repeated rape of a 12-year-old girl by several adults, child advocates have come forward to offer guidance for all sexual abuse victims on their road to recovery. Racheal Hebert, the Executive Director of the Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response (S.T.A.R.), has seen many victims... more »
  • Pool cue beating

    May 14, 2012 7:29 PM

    A man who beat a 12-year-old with a pool cue and was identified via Facebook photos got 20-years in prison in New York. Scott miles is also a registered sex-offender. The judge who sentenced him says he turned the boy's house into a "house of terror." Police don't know why... more »
  • Authorities say pit bull should die

    October 7, 2010 7:53 AM

    The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office is asking a judge to order a pit bull killed after its unprovoked attack on a 12-year-old Larose boy last week. Thursday's Daily Comet said the boy's mother also wants the dog to be put to death because of the injuries it inflicted and the... more »
  • Man convicted of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

    May 27, 2010 7:38 AM

    A 30-year-old Mississippi man has been convicted of sexually abusing a 12-year-old Franklinton girl. Skyler Jenkins was found guilty as charged of the sexual battery that occurred in Mandeville in June 2009. Jenkins will be sentenced on Aug. 16. Sexual battery of a victim under 13 is punishable by a... more »

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