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  • Video: store owner tied up, robbed at gunpoint Play Video

    September 16, 2014 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A convenience store owner says he was frightened for his life after a man threatened to shoot him, tied him up and took off with several thousand dollars. Around 7:45 p.m. Monday, video surveillance shows a man walking into the Country Corner store on Perkins Road in... more »
  • Deputies: Man armed and dangerous on the run in Livingston Parish

    May 10, 2014 8:57 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Deputies say a man is on the loose in Livingston Parish and is considered armed and dangerous. Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies are searching in the Dunn, Lockhart and Linder Road areas of Denham Springs for, suspected shooter, Jason Wesley Holcombe. Holcombe is a white male, approximately 24-years-old,... more »
  • Police: Man "armed" with potato in robbery attempt

    April 22, 2014 2:45 PM

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Police say a man used a potato to pretend he had a gun while trying to rob a Rhode Island business. The man entered a convenience store Monday with a potato and shouted: "Give me the money." A police report says the store manager chased him off... more »
  • Navy wins Armed Forces Bowl 24-6 over MTSU

    December 30, 2013 2:19 PM

    FORT WORTH, Texas- Keenan Reynolds ran for two more touchdowns and Navy won for only the second time its last seven bowl games, beating Middle Tennessee State 24-6 in the Armed Forces Bowl on Monday. Reynolds had a 3-yard score to cap the opening drive for Navy (9-4), and added... more »
  • Robbery suspect shot by police expected to survive Play Video

    August 19, 2013 12:24 PM

    GONZALES - Investigators said an armed robbery suspect shot in a confrontation with Gonzales Police is in critical but stable condition, and expected to survive. Sgt. Steven Nethken said Daniel West, 33, was shot through the neck Sunday night by Sgt. Gary Ferrari, an 11-year veteran of the force,... more »
  • Police searching for armed daiquiri shop robber

    August 15, 2013 2:47 PM

    GONZALES - Police said they're looking for an armed man who robbed a daiquiri shop in Gonzales this week. Investigators said it happened around 9:35 p.m. Wednesday at New Orleans Daiquiri on Airline Highway and Church Point Road. Police said an armed man wearing a hooded sweater and... more »
  • Police kill armed 14-year-old boy on NYC street

    August 4, 2013 12:11 PM

    NEW YORK - Police say an officer shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a New York City street after he refused to drop his gun and pointed it at them. Shaaliver Douse died of a single gunshot to his jaw after the confrontation early Sunday in the Melrose section... more »
  • Ark. AG: Schools can't arm teachers, staff

    August 1, 2013 3:54 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas' attorney general says school districts can't use a state law to employ teachers and staff as licensed, armed security guards on campus. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Thursday said in an opinion issued by his office that the Arkansas board of Private Investigators and Private... more »
  • Masked man sought in armed robbery near LSU

    July 18, 2013 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help finding an armed man who they said attacked someone near the campus this week and stole their cell phone. Capt. Cory Lalonde said it happened Wednesday morning on Highland near Nicholson Extension. They said the victim was walking along... more »
  • Police looking for Family Dollar robber

    July 17, 2013 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual seen on surveillance cameras robbing a Family Dollar Store. The store at 6832 Florida Blvd was robbed on July 13 around 6:50pm. Police say the suspect walked into the store, demanded money from the employee while... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect arrested

    July 16, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a pair of armed robberies in Baton Rouge. Police say Edwin Harvey walked into Mom's Seafood on July 7 and Quality Deli on July 9 with a handgun and demanded money. Both businesses are located on North... more »
  • BRPD: Robber chased off by store clerk Play Video

    June 5, 2013 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released photos today of a man they said robbed or tried to rob three convenience stores overnight in Baton Rouge. Lt. Don Kelly said the man had a gun when he robbed three stores around Alvin Dark, Highland Road and Nicholson Avenue, but a clerk... more »
  • Couple sought after armed robbery at LSU

    May 21, 2013 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police released surveillance photos today of a couple sought in connection with an armed robbery at the LSU campus. Investigators said the couple were using a card reported stolen in an armed robbery on April 27. Police said three juveniles were arrested in connection with... more »
  • Three sought in two separate armed robberies

    May 9, 2013 3:49 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help solving a pair of armed robberies in Ascension Parish this week. Spokesperson Allison Hudson with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said the robberies happened Wednesday on S. Sammy Avenue, one in the morning and the other that night. Hudson... more »
  • Man accused of armed robbery in Donaldsonville

    May 7, 2013 2:22 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities in Ascension Parish arrested a Donaldsonville man on suspicion of armed robbery. Deputies said 18-year-old Casey Harris robbed a man of $15 at gunpoint on Monday. When deputies arrived Harris took off on foot, but was later caught. Deputies said they also found on Harris... more »
  • LSU Police arrest three teens after armed robbery

    April 29, 2013 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police arrested three juveniles after an armed robbery this weekend. Sgt. Kevin Scott said police arrested two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old after they found them with the stolen property shortly after the crime was reported Saturday night. Scott said LSU Police responded to Dalrymple... more »
  • Baker police arrest suspect in Popeye's robbery

    April 3, 2013 11:41 AM

    BAKER - Police arrested 19-year-old Laurance Kevin Scott Wilson in connection with an armed robbery of a Popeye's Fried Chicken restaurant in Baker. The robbery took place on March 9 at the Popeye's located at 1940 Main Street. Police say two black men entered the restaurant and took... more »
  • Teachers' group blasts recommendation for armed staff

    April 2, 2013 1:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - The American Federation of Teachers is denouncing a suggestion that schools train selected staff to carry weapons, and that each school should have at least one armed security officer. The head of the teachers' group calls the idea a "cruel hoax" that won't protect children and schools.... more »
  • Priest attacked in attempted armed robbery

    March 18, 2013 12:35 PM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish authorities say two men who tried to rob a Metairie church hit a priest with a crowbar when he couldn't open up a safe. Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, tells The Times-Picayune the unidentified priest suffered minor injuries Sunday night and... more »
  • Pair sought in 2010 West Baton Rouge murder

    March 15, 2013 4:54 PM

    ADDIS - Sheriff's investigators released photos today of two men sought in connection with a 2010 murder in West Baton Rouge Parish. Col. Richie Johnson with the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said they're looking for Karl Howard and Corey Knox, and the pair should be considered armed and... more »
  • Deputies: woman said she had weapon in hold-up

    March 11, 2013 11:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies investigated an attempted armed robbery Monday evening. A spokesperson said a woman told people inside the Cold Stone Creamery at Towne Center she was armed. Investigators said the woman had her face covered and was caught behind the store. The crime is still under... more »
  • 2 armed men carjack Sewerage & Water Board truck

    January 3, 2013 3:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are looking for two men who carjacked a Sewerage and Water Board truck. Police say the men demanded the keys at gunpoint about noon Thursday from three sewerage board employees who were working in the back of the truck. Nobody was hurt. The truck... more »
  • BRPD investigating armed robbery

    December 23, 2012 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating an armed robbery at Hobby Lobby on College Drive last night. Police say the suspect walked into the business around 8:35 p.m. wearing a red bandana and a black hooded sweatshirt with light blue sleeves. After taking an undisclosed amount... more »
  • NRA: Public wants armed guards in every school

    December 23, 2012 10:27 AM

    WASHINGTON - National Rifle Association executive Wayne LaPierre says the American people think it would be "crazy" not to put armed guards in every school, as the group has suggested in the wake of the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. LaPierre also contends that any new efforts... more »
  • Two arrested after armed robbery near LSU

    December 14, 2012 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery south of the LSU campus early this morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Baton Rouge Police, with the assistance of LSU Police, arrested Jasmine Williams, 24, and Justin Pierson, 24, of Brusly today. McKneely said the... more »
  • Two caught by K9s after robberies, chase

    December 12, 2012 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said two K9 units brought down a pair of suspects accused of several robberies and leading police on a chase overnight in Baton Rouge. Lt. Don Kelly said police arrested Deshawn Lollis, 18, and Rodney Washington, 25, early this morning after they abandoned their car... more »
  • Two arrested after smoke shop robbery

    December 12, 2012 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two armed men after they said the pair robbed a smoke shop near the LSU campus. Lt. Don Kelly said officers arrested Darren Douglas Brown, 19, and Christian Rasha Lamotte, 22, after stopping their vehicle and finding evidence from the robbery inside. Kelly... more »
  • Deputies capture teen burglars in Livingston Parish Play Video

    October 2, 2012 3:24 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Three teenagers are in custody following a series of burglaries in the Denham Springs area overnight. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says it received several reports about the suspects entering people's homes between midnight and 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The suspects fled the scene after deputies... more »
  • Woman hides in bathroom while home is robbed Play Video

    August 2, 2012 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police spent the afternoon searching for two men who broke into a home in the Worthington Estates subdivision. A woman who lived there said she was taking a nap when someone knocked on the front door, but by the time she got up to check it,... more »
  • Police release photos of Craigslist robber

    July 31, 2012 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photos and asked the public for help finding an armed robber who used Craigslist to set up his crime. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said it happened on July 13 around 3 p.m. at 10389 Airline Highway. He said the victim contacted someone they thought... more »
  • Women wanted for questioning in LSU armed robbery

    June 13, 2012 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police released more photos of women they want to question in connection with an armed robbery on the university campus. Capt. Cory Lalonde said the night of May 29, a man with a gun robbed a student near Pleasant Hall on Highland Road. Later, surveillance... more »
  • Father, son and girlfriend arrested for carjacking, armed robbery

    June 4, 2012 3:05 PM

    A Pearl River man, along with his father and girlfriend, are under arrest after being accused in an Armed Robbery and Carjacking in St. Tammany Parish over the weekend. Slidell Police say late Friday evening, 17 year-old Jollynne Corter flagged down a car after appearing to be in distress.... more »
  • Police: Suspect flees after botched robbery leaves accomplice near death

    March 30, 2012 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police issued a warrant Friday for a man they believe inadvertently put his armed robbery accomplice on life support. Ahmad Beauchamp, 23, of 2950 Linwood Dr. is wanted for second degree murder and attempted armed robbery. Police say a 30-year-old was sitting in his car's... more »
  • Walker police looking for armed robbery suspect

    January 9, 2012 5:22 PM

    WALKER - An early morning robbery at a motel Monday has Police on the look out for a suspect who witnesses say fled on foot. Police are looking for a black male with a dark complexion, in his mid to late '20s, approximately 5' 8" weighing about 160 -... more »
  • Early morning armed robbery reported near LSU

    January 6, 2012 1:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSUPD sent out an emergency text to LSU students around 1:15 a.m. Friday morning to warn them of an armed robbery near the North Gates of LSU. Police say the robbery took place on the corner of Chimes and Highland Road. They are looking for... more »
  • Man seriously wounded in armed robbery

    December 23, 2011 5:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are searching for two men responsible for an armed robbery that left one man severely injured. The incident took place Friday just after 2:00 a.m. in the 3000 block of North Acadian Thruway East. The 20-year-old victim told police the gunmen shot... more »
  • Police searching for armed robbery suspect

    December 9, 2011 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect who hit a gas station early Wednesday morning. Authorities say the suspect walked into a convenience store on Airline Highway with a handgun, took money from the register, then fled. The suspect is described as a 6'1"... more »
  • Search continues for EBR bank robber

    November 18, 2011 3:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators continued to search today for an armed bank robber that made off with a sack of cash in East Baton Rouge Parish. Casey Hicks with the parish sheriff's office said deputies are "still pursuing leads" after the Chase Bank on Jones Creek Road was robbed... more »
  • Zachary schools put on lockdown during police search

    October 25, 2011 5:09 PM

    ZACHARY - Administrators put several schools in Zachary on lockdown this morning while police searched the area for two armed robbers. "We made the decision that since the busses were already on their routes that we would just have the schools receive the students and have the schools go... more »
  • Zachary schools put on lockdown during police search

    October 25, 2011 12:22 PM

    ZACHARY - Administrators put several schools in Zachary on lockdown this morning while police searched the area for two armed robbers. Police Chief David Courtney said the schools were taken off lockdown around 9:45 a.m. after one suspect was taken into custody, and investigators determined the second wasn't in... more »
  • Baton Rouge police investigating armed robbery

    September 27, 2011 2:29 PM

    Authorities are looking for a suspect wanted for armed robbery in Baton Rouge. Detectives say the suspect walked into the Circle K, on 4323 Burbank Avenue on August 29, 2011 around 5?15 a.m. with a handgun and demanded money from the store clerk. The suspect grabbed an undisclosed... more »
  • EBRSO: Four men arrested after armed burglary

    August 28, 2011 1:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies say four men forced a man into his home at gunpoint and stole a cell phone. The armed burglary happened in the Comite Hills West subdivision off Joor Road around 5 a.m. today. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies arrested Corsy Bernard Hollins,... more »
  • Two arrested for armed robbery on River Road

    August 11, 2011 5:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Two men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Baton Rouge. Police responded to a call around 11 p.m. in the 100 block of North Boulevard. When they arrived, a 46-year-old man told them he had been attacked and robbed by three men... more »
  • One person arrested after flare gun shooting

    July 21, 2011 2:00 PM

    BAKER - Authorities have arrested one person so far after a woman was shot in the leg with a flare gun during an attempted robbery in Baker. Chief Mike Knaps with Baker Police said this morning a woman was walking on a pathway between the Wendy's and Walmart when... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect still at large

    May 26, 2011 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are still looking for a man who held up two short term loan companies on Greenwell Springs Road near Monterrey. The first happened this morning around ten. Less than ten minutes later another store about a mile from the first was hit. ... more »
  • One person detained, search for BR bank robber continues

    April 11, 2011 10:11 AM

    UPDATE 11:45 a.m. - Authorities have taken one person into custody during this search, but do not know if that person is connected to the bank robbery or not. Government Street was recently re-opened as police moved the perimeter to another area to continue their search. BATON ROUGE -... more »
  • Gonzales Police arrest armed robbery suspect

    March 22, 2011 2:38 PM

    Gonzales- A traffic stop in Ascension Parish results in the arrest of a man wanted for armed robbery. On Monday evening, Gonzales officers stopped Russell Giangross, from New Iberia, and searched his vehicle, which was identified as the one that had just been used in an armed robbery at... more »
  • Three arrested in BB gun hold-up

    January 14, 2011 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Three people have been arrested after authorities said they were caught red-handed robbing a Baton Rouge store last night. One of those suspects is also accused of robberies dating back to October. Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year-old DeQwane King after they... more »
  • Maurepas man charged with Armed Robbery

    January 12, 2011 2:06 PM

    A man accused of Armed Robbery in Livingston Parish is now behind bars. Deputies say just after 7 Wednesday morning, 21 year-old Avery Rheams walked into the Best Stop # 9 in Maurepas armed with a hand gun. Deputies found money taken from the store in Rheams' possession,... more »
  • Police searching for armed hotel robber

    December 29, 2010 3:08 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Authorities are asking for help identifying and locating the man that robbed a hotel in Denham Springs earlier this week. Monday night, city police were called to the Candlewood Suites Hotel on Rushing Rd. and told that around 9:30 p.m. an armed man had come into the... more »
  • Police asking for help identifying armed robber

    December 27, 2010 5:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are asking for help identifying a man who robbed a couple at gunpoint, then was possibly spotted on camera using their card to try and get cash. Sgt. Don Kelly said the robbery happened around 3:45 a.m. on Dec. 14 while the... more »
  • TPSO: Man arrested in Roseland Post Office hold-up

    December 24, 2010 5:59 PM

    ROSELAND – Authorities in Tangipahoa Parish have arrested a man after they said he held up the Roseland Post Office this morning. 39-year-old Jaime Guidry was arrested and charged with armed robbery, according to Dawn Panepinto with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office. Investigators believe Guidry went to the post office... more »
  • Second suspect in Craigslist robbery arrested

    December 24, 2010 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A second suspect in a Craigslist-related robbery in Baton Rouge has turned themselves over to police. Baton Rouge Police arrested 19-year-old Brandon Breon Seals after he turned himself in this morning. He's suspected of being involved the Dec. 12 armed robbery of a person selling iPhones or... more »
  • GOP Senators say no quick end to `don't ask, don't tell'

    November 28, 2010 10:45 AM

    WASHINGTON - A leading Republican senator is playing down the chances that a repeal of the ban on gays serving openly in the military will pass during the lame-duck session of Congress. The Pentagon plans to release a survey on Tuesday that's expected to show that a majority of troops... more »
  • Wanted man arrested after chase in downtown BR

    November 19, 2010 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man wanted for armed robbery was arrested after a foot chase and search in downtown Baton Rouge this morning. 27-year-old Anthony Louis was charged with armed robbery, and had outstanding warrants for robbery and theft from district court and Baker Police. Investigators with the East Baton... more »
  • Victim of Walker home invasion says incident was a nightmare

    November 8, 2010 10:06 PM

    WALKER - The victim of a home invasion in Walker told News 2 the incident was a nightmare. The victim, known as “Jimmy,” said he was surprised to find out 17-year-old Wade Riddle was allegedly involved because Jimmy said the two have hung out together. According to Jimmy, Riddle has... more »
  • Man arrested after he tries to rob store, takes two hostage

    November 4, 2010 6:19 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - A man was arrested after authorities said he tried to rob a grocery store in Independence then took two people hostage. Authorities said Percy Griffin Jr., Amite, approached a cashier and off-duty employee at the customer service desk and demanded the cashier “put all the money in the... more »
  • One arrested, another wanted in connection with armed robbery

    November 4, 2010 5:16 PM

    THIBODAUX - One man has been arrested and another remains at large in connection with an armed robbery of a Thibodaux convenience store that occurred last Friday. 20-year-old Timmy Roy Johnson was arrested Wednesday after authorities recognized his car as the one used in the armed robbery. Police stopped the... more »
  • Man in serious condition after attempted armed robbery

    November 4, 2010 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is in serious condition in the hospital after he was shot during an attempted robbery. The shooter is still on the run. It happened around 7 this morning in the 4700 block of Oaklon Drive. That’s in the Glen Oaks area, near... more »
  • Man tries to rob store, takes two hostage before being shot

    November 3, 2010 9:58 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - A man is in the hospital after authorities said he tried to rob a grocery store in Independence then took two people hostage before the store security guard shot him. Authorities said Percy Griffin Jr., Amite, took a store employee hostage after he went up to the customer... more »
  • EBRSO looking for three armed robbers

    November 1, 2010 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are on the lookout for three men who they said robbed a Baton Rouge convenience store on Oct. 13. The clerks at the Cracker Barrel, located on Old Hammond Highway, were reportedly preparing to lock the store for closing when the men came through the... more »
  • Hammond PD: kidnapper wanted for other robberies

    October 29, 2010 4:37 PM

    HAMMOND, La. - Police said a man who kidnapped someone and forced them to withdraw money from an ATM in Hammond recently could be connected to other robberies. Detective Kohn Milton said Thursday night the man held a screwdriver to the victim’s throat and threatened to kill him if he... more »
  • Four arrested in connection with armed robbery in Loranger

    September 24, 2010 7:49 PM

    Four men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened Tuesday around 10:30 a.m. at a grocery store in Loranger. Police arrested 29-year-old Rodney Miller, 25-year-old Fredrick Conley and 19-year-old Antonio Holden early this morning. Authorities said the three went into the store, pointed weapons at several... more »
  • Man arrested in Effie bank robbery

    September 24, 2010 9:18 AM

    Authorities have arrested a Rapides Parish man and booked him with Tuesday's armed robbery of the Effie branch of the Cottonport Bank. Deputies say Michael David Gordon was arrested Thursday at his home near Libuse. Gordon is accused of brandishing a handgun at the bank, binding two employees' wrists and... more »
  • Man still on the loose in Walker armed robbery

    September 7, 2010 3:55 PM

    Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Quiznos Sub Sandwiches shop in Walker occurring about a month ago. Authorities said around 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 6, a lone gunman went into Quiznos, showed the clerk a handgun and demanded the contents of... more »
  • Police search for fugitive

    July 9, 2010 10:09 PM

    Police are searching for a fugitive. Louisiana State Police said 26-year-old Kendell Nickelson is wanted in connection with a carjacking, aggravated robbery and homicide that occurred July 1st in Crossett, AR. He was last seen in Luling driving a black 2001 Chevy Silverado truck. Police said he could also be... more »
  • Serial Armed Robber Caught

    May 14, 2010 11:57 AM

    A Baton Rouge man accused of robbing Kim's Beauty Supply earlier this week, now faces 12 counts of armed robbery. Micquel Robertson turned himself in yesterday and was arrested for 12 counts of armed robbery. Police say he also robbed the places listed below: Businesses Robbed: ... more »
  • Feds want man held after Obama visit incident

    April 26, 2010 8:26 PM

    A man arrested after President Obama left Asheville, North Carolina on Sunday should stay behind bars federal prosecutors told a judge. Joseph McVey was armed and had a car equipped with police gear, including a siren and flashing lights. He's not a cop. He told a real officer in the... more »
  • Armed robbery investigated on Sherwood Forest

    March 26, 2010 12:38 PM

    Baton Rouge Police are working the scene of an armed robbery at the Cash to Go cash advance store at the corner of Coursey and Sherwood Forest. News 2 has spoken with the owner of the store who confirms that an armed man came in to the business, held... more »

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