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  • Police: Fight leads to deadly shooting

    August 24, 2014 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a man was shot and killed after a fight in the front yard of a house. Gary Andrus, 51, was found on the 2600 block of Tecumseh Street at around 8 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say... more »
  • Parking spot argument leads to dog's death

    April 29, 2014 8:09 PM

    NEWARK, NEW JERSEY- A woman admits she killed her neighbor's dog by throwing it into traffic in an argument over a parking spot. Haniyyah Barnes pleaded guilty to burglarizing her neighbor's house, animal cruelty and theft. Barnes says she broke into the house, grabbed a two-year-old Shih Tzu... more »
  • 1 shot, 1 arrested in Lafourche pit bull argument

    January 21, 2014 2:18 PM

    THIBODAUX- The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says an argument over whose pit bull was better ended in bloodshed after one man went home to get a shotgun and fired into the other man's car. 29-year-old Nicholas Queen was booked Monday with attempted first-degree murder. He's being held in lieu of... more »
  • Wedding color scheme argument leads to stabbing

    December 27, 2013 2:48 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C.- Deputies in South Carolina say a woman stabbed her fiance on Christmas Day after they argued over what colors should be used in their wedding. Authorities say the man was trying to leave a home near Blythewood after the argument when Krysta James attacked him around 8:30 p.m.... more »
  • Judge to decide if Zimmerman is released on bail

    November 19, 2013 7:36 AM

    SANFORD, Fla. - George Zimmerman's arrest following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend is the latest in a series of recent brushes he's had with the law. The 30-year-old former neighborhood watch volunteer who earlier this year was acquitted of any charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin... more »
  • Woman arrested after stabbing boyfriend

    August 4, 2013 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 28-year-old woman was arrested after stabbing her boyfriend around 9:30 a.m. Sunday in the 5200 block of Underwood Ave., according to Baton Rouge Police Cpl. Tommy Stubbs. Stubbs says Latoya Paul stabbed her boyfriend multiple times in the abdomen and torso after the couple got... more »
  • Suspect surrenders in Carolyn Sue Drive murder

    August 1, 2013 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man wanted in connection with a deadly deadly shooting Wednesday surrendered to investigators today. Cpl. Don Coppola said Devante Courtney surrendered to a warrant for murder in the death of Gregory Short. Investigators said Short was shot in the neck during a... more »
  • One dead in alleged drug feud

    July 1, 2013 2:46 PM

    HOUMA - Authorities say a 36-year-old Houma man was shot and killed in an argument over drugs. Terrebonne Parish sheriff's Capt. Dawn Foret tells The Courier Dicarie James crashed his car after being shot in the Crozier community near Dularge late Saturday night. Foret says neighbors told deputies patrolling the... more »
  • Fla. man bites off girlfriend's thumb during fight

    January 18, 2013 1:04 PM

    PALM BAY, Fla. - Police in Florida say a man bit off his girlfriend's left thumb during a fight while he was driving her to work. Florida Today reports that hospital officials called police after the woman arrived for treatment Wednesday. Palm Bay police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez says 35-year-old Ricardo... more »
  • Justice Thomas speaks for 1st time in 7 years

    January 14, 2013 1:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - Justice Clarence Thomas did something at a Supreme Court argument Monday for the first time in nearly seven years - he spoke. But what Thomas said is not clear, other than he appears to have joked about Ivy League lawyers. The argument transcript only records a few words.... more »
  • BRPD: Man arrested after hitting woman, child

    January 1, 2013 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man this weekend after they said he hit and woman and a teen during an argument. Police accused Robert Brown, 34, of domestic abuse battery, simple battery and cruelty to juveniles after the incident Sunday. According to investigators, Brown and... more »
  • Woman gets 17 years in stabbing death

    November 14, 2012 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 29-year-old Baton Rouge woman has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for the stabbing death of her boyfriend after an argument at their home. State District Judge Bonnie Jackson sentenced Katina Carter, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter, in the July 15th death of 26-year-old Ladrian... more »
  • Woman killed in wreck had a history of traffic violations Play Video

    November 13, 2012 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman died this morning after driving into a van on Jefferson Highway. The woman, 29-year-old Shannan Taylor, was due in court tomorrow morning for driving without a license in an unregistered car. She was leaving her boyfriend's apartment, after they got into an... more »
  • Deputies: Woman lied about shooting daughter

    October 1, 2012 4:22 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Donaldsonville couple after their 8-year-old girl was shot in the chest, and they said the mother tried to cover up what happened. Deputies arrested Jennifer Mitchell, 31, and her husband Henry Mitchell Sr., 46, after an investigation into the shooting this... more »
  • Three arrested in McLelland Dr. shooting

    May 18, 2012 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested three people in connection with a deadly shooting in north Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean Mckneely said detectives arrested Carzel Robertson, 21, Jerrid Davis, 17, and Keymah Hills, 17, in connection with the shooting yesterday on McClelland Drive. Mckneely said Robertson and another man... more »
  • Jindal education bills up for House debate Play Video

    March 22, 2012 6:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Debate in the House on Gov. Bobby Jindal's education bills bogged down for a while in argument over how a voucher program would affect voter-approved taxes in local school districts. The bill makes taxpayer money available to students who want to transfer to private schools from poorly... more »
  • Man shoots 1, kills self after argument in Houma

    December 28, 2011 3:32 PM

    HOUMA, La - An on-the-job argument in Houma led to gunfire, with one man killing himself after wounding his co-worker. Police say it happened Wednesday morning at a house where two employees of an electrical contracting business were working. The Houma Courier reports that the shooter was identified as Michael... more »
  • La. woman struck, killed by bus during argument

    June 17, 2011 3:03 PM

    SLIDELL, La. - Police say a Slidell woman was struck and killed by a bus after she walked onto a road during an argument with her sister. Investigators suspect 29-year-old Lucia Chirico had been drinking alcohol before she stepped in the path of a charter bus on Interstate 12... more »
  • BRPD: Man accused of murder in morning shooting

    April 11, 2011 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man in an argument with a group of people fired several shots at them, killing one person according to Baton Rouge Police. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested Brandon Hickerson, 31, around midnight Monday in suspicion of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted first-degree... more »
  • EBRSO: Argument, shooting leads to att. murder arrests

    January 8, 2011 12:13 PM

    ZACHARY - A fight that included gunshots has put two people in jail in suspicion of attempted murder, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. Casey Hicks with EBRSO said deputies arrested 19-year-old Jamarco Robinson and 27-year-old Marlene Rogers after the shooting was reported around 11:30 p.m.... more »
  • Debate, arguments lead to changed budget for Baton Rouge

    December 8, 2010 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The budget for Baton Rouge got the Metro Council's approval, but not without some arguing. Dozens of people debated the $19 million downtown library plan, which survived an attempt to kill it by one vote. Metro Council members told the crowd they didn't appreciate being threatened throughout... more »
  • BRFD: Man charged with arson after argument

    October 26, 2010 6:20 PM

    A man was arrested for setting fire to a home on Sept. 17 after authorities said he and someone who lived there got into an argument. Baton Rouge fire investigators said 33-year-old George LeBeuf set fire to the home shortly before 3 a.m. The fire damaged the front of the... more »
  • Iraqi police: Shooting followed an argument

    September 7, 2010 3:29 PM

    According to an Iraqi police chief, today's fatal shooting of two U.S. troops by an Iraqi soldier followed an argument at an Iraqi army compound. They were the first American servicemen killed since the U.S. declared an official end to combat operations in the country last week. The Americans were... more »
  • Police identify suspect in hospital shooting

    September 3, 2010 8:59 AM

    UPDATE: Police have identified the man suspected of shooting his wife and her boyfriend overnight at a Baton Rouge hospital. Officials say Darrell Garner shot his estranged wife and her boyfriend at Baton Rouge General Mid-City on Florida Blvd. around 12:30 a.m. Friday. Police say Garner went to... more »
  • Deputies book man in Thibodaux slaying

    August 20, 2010 6:26 AM

    Lafourche Parish Sheriff's deputies say they have arrested a Thibodaux-area man in the shooting death of an acquaintance during an argument over drugs. Raymond Price Jr. was booked on one count of second-degree murder and is being held without bond. Deputies say 25-year-old Patrick Batiste of Vacherie was found shot... more »
  • Bunkie woman accused of running over boy, woman

    May 4, 2010 5:11 AM

    A Bunkie woman was arrested for allegedly running over a New Iberia woman and a 7-year-old boy during an argument, then leaving town. Bunkie police arrested Candice Marie Gorrell at her home, on Iberia Parish charges. Deputies say she allegedly slapped a woman in an argument about a 1974 Monte... more »
  • Fight over watching TV led to murder and arson

    April 23, 2010 8:52 PM

    Police in South Fayette, Pennsylvania say a husband who fought with his wife over watching a hockey game on TV killed her and set his house on fire to cover the evidence. They say Robert Abrams and his wife Jeannette argued because he had stayed up late to watch the... more »
  • Man gets 10-year term in slaying of brother

    April 22, 2010 8:51 AM

    A 19-year-old Lake Charles man accused of stabbing his brother to death last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Shannon Joseph Wright pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Wright was charged with stabbing his brother, Jimmy Neil Lastrape, during an argument at Wright's home. The victim later died at... more »
  • School officials probe bus incident

    April 16, 2010 5:49 AM

    Rapides Parish school officials are investigating a school bus incident in which three students were found walking on the shoulder of Interstate 49 after an apparent argument with their bus driver. The bus driver has been suspended since the incident. The three students had been on a school bus headed... more »
  • Mandeville man arrested after shooting fence

    March 16, 2010 7:59 AM

    A 41-year-old Mandeville man faces felony charges after firing a shotgun at the fence around his home to "blow off steam" after an argument with his wife. Mandeville police officers were called to the home of Michael Housey Sunday after neighbors reported hearing gunshots from the property. Police say Housey... more »

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