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  • Man arrested after disruption at Chicken Shack

    June 24, 2017 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies arrested a man after he caused a disturbance at the Chicken Shack on N. Acadian Thruway. According to the affidavit, Ronnie Davis was inside the business and stumbling around the parking lot displaying poor balance, slurred speech and emitting a strong... more »
  • Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

    June 13, 2017 1:45 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will take a leave of absence for an unspecified period and let his leadership team run the troubled ride-hailing company while he's gone. Kalanick told employees about his decision Tuesday in a memo. He says he needs time off to grieve... more »
  • 69-year-old babysitter arrested after indecent behavior with 2-year-old

    June 5, 2017 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On Monday, deputies arrested a 69-year-old man who is accused of inappropriately touching a 2-year-old while he was babysitting. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, John Foretich was babysitting the child at the time of the incident. Family says Foretich allegedly kissed the... more »
  • Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning

    May 26, 2017 8:50 AM

    BOZEMAN, Mont. - Newly elected Republican congressman Greg Gianforte apologized to the reporter he's charged with assaulting. After being declared the winner in the U.S. House race in Montana, Gianforte told supporters Thursday night that he should not have treated Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs the way he did. Gianforte told... more »
  • Fake Uber driver charged with sexual assaults

    May 21, 2017 2:22 PM

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A Rhode Island man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl while posing as an Uber driver has been indicted on multiple charges. Prosecutors allege 36-year-old Francis Scott, of Woonsocket, sexually assaulted four female victims between November 2015 and February 2017. Providence police say the... more »
  • Louisiana woman found squatting in Florida home, wrestles with deputies

    May 17, 2017 2:12 PM

    BIG PINE KEY, Fla. - Authorities say a Louisiana woman living illegally in a vacant home in Florida answered the door naked when a sheriff's deputy stopped by to investigate. Monroe County Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin says a real estate agent called to report that someone was staying at the... more »
  • Man arrested after terrorizing Twin Peaks

    May 7, 2017 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after he repeatedly yelled at patrons and employees at the Siegen Lane Twin Peaks Restaurant Saturday morning. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriffs Office, 57-year-old James Dantoni threatened to "blow up the restaurant," according to arrest records. EBRSO say Dantoni was... more »
  • Man arrested for raping woman near Spanish Town Road

    April 30, 2017 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man after he allegedly raped a woman who was walking home from work. According to Baton Rouge Police, 41-year-old Alvin Weeks is charged with the rape of a 25-year-old woman which occurred in November 2016. The victim says she was walking... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman attacks man with butter knife at Waffle House

    April 15, 2017 7:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman was arrested for aggravated battery after she attacked a man with a butter knife at a Waffle House Saturday. Deputies responded to a reported stabbing at the Wafflehouse on Highland Road around 4 a.m. Saturday morning. Upon arrival, deputies found the victim who was... more »
  • After earlier denial, police say they have Lil Boosie's jewelry Play Video

    April 12, 2017 7:46 AM

    BILOXI - After initially denying it, a Mississippi police department now says a rapper's jewelry was impounded and will be returned. Biloxi Police Lt. Christopher De Back says Boosie Badazz's jewelry was impounded Sunday when officers arrested five members of the rapper's entourage for assault. In a Tuesday video, the... more »
  • Fence snags suspect after police chase in San Diego Play Video

    April 5, 2017 10:51 AM

    SAN DIEGO - A man suspected of hitting another man in the head with a rock was caught with his pants down, literally. According to KGTV, the man was arrested after trying to run from police officers in San Diego Monday night. When officers ordered him to jump over... more »
  • East Feliciana teacher accused of slapping student

    March 15, 2017 1:09 PM

    EAST FELICIANA PARISH – An East Feliciana teacher is on paid leave after he was accused of assaulting a student during school hours. Sheriff Jeffery Travis confirmed that Jaworski White was arrested Tuesday by Clinton Police and charged for slapping a student. Sources say the incident happened at East... more »
  • Fort Polk: 49 troops graduate from air assault program

    March 11, 2017 3:05 PM

    FORT POLK - Nearly 50 Army troops now have their wings after completing an air assault training course at Fort Polk. The American Press reports that 135 people started the course two weeks ago. But only 49 made it to graduation. The course ended Friday with graduates finishing a 12-mile... more »
  • Man arrested for pointing gun at victim during argument

    February 26, 2017 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man was arrested after he allegedly threatened someone with a gun during an argument. According to arrest records, deputies were called to the 10000 block of Clearview Ave on Feb. 25 in reference to a disturbance. The victim said that he and... more »
  • Two arrested after card game turns violent

    January 29, 2017 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say two people were arrested after a card game turned violent at a Baton Rouge home Saturday. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said Katrina Butler was charged with simple battery and aggravated battery. Charles Butler was also charged with simple battery and aggravated assault.... more »
  • Mother intervenes after man attempts to sexually assault 13-year-old girl

    January 18, 2017 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police booked a man Wednesday for attempting to sexually assault a teenaged girl in September. According to police, Derrick Anthony, 18, forcefully pushed down a 13-year-old girl behind a residence on Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive in the early morning of Sept. 28, 2016. Anthony then attempted... more »
  • Baker man with violent past accused of attacking live-in girlfriend

    January 14, 2017 4:48 PM

    BAKER – Police in Baker say a man wanted for attacking his live-in girlfriend in December was arrested Saturday. Jason Dewayne Brown was charged with domestic abuse battery for an incident on Dec. 12. According to arrest documents, in the early morning hours of Dec. 12, a Baker... more »
  • Judge cleared of misconduct for sentence in Stanford case

    December 19, 2016 2:26 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A California agency that oversees judicial discipline in the state says a judge committed no misconduct when he sentenced former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail for sexually assaulting a young woman on campus. The California Commission on Judicial Performance ruled Monday that... more »
  • Student arrested for slapping and threatening teacher

    December 13, 2016 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An 18-year-old high school student has been arrested after he slapped and threatened his teacher at Friendship Capitol High School. Sidney Brown was arrested on an assault on a school teacher charge. On Dec. 12 around 8 a.m. a Baton Rouge Police officer was working... more »
  • Prosecutors can use Cosby's deposition at trial, judge says

    December 5, 2016 4:35 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that damaging testimony Bill Cosby gave in an accuser's lawsuit can be used at his criminal sex assault trial. The defense had insisted that Cosby only testified after being promised he wouldn't be charged in the Andrea Constand case. Montgomery County Judge Steven... more »
  • Baylor official charged with misdemeanor assault on reporter

    November 22, 2016 12:41 PM

    WACO, Texas - A Baylor athletics official has been charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly grabbing a reporter by the throat after a football game. Associate Athletic Director Heath Nielsen, 47, was charged with grabbing James McBride, a reporter for the Keller-based Texas Blaze newspaper, as McBride tried to take... more »
  • Deal set to dismiss domestic assault case against Manziel

    November 17, 2016 12:11 PM

    DALLAS - Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel has reached a deal with prosecutors for the conditional dismissal of a domestic assault case involving his former girlfriend. Defense attorney Jim Darnell said there was still work to be done to finalize the deal, but said after a Thursday morning hearing that... more »
  • Police say student lied about attack by Trump supporter

    November 10, 2016 11:11 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Police say a University of Louisiana at Lafayette student has admitted to lying about being attacked by two men, one of who was wearing a "Trump" hat, WBRZ's sister station KATC reports . The student originally told police she was assaulted and robbed of her wallet and... more »
  • Harvard suspends men's soccer team over sexual comments

    November 3, 2016 9:43 PM

    BOSTON - Harvard University is suspending its men's soccer team for the rest of the season over sexual comments made about members of the women's soccer team. University President Drew Faust said in a statement Thursday night that an investigation into the 2012 team found that their "appalling" comments were... more »
  • Police: Uber driver kidnapped, assaulted passenger in Maryland

    October 29, 2016 9:23 PM

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Police say an Uber driver is facing kidnapping and assault charges after taking an unconscious female passenger to a Maryland hotel. Prince George's County Police said Uber driver Westagne Pierre picked up a female passenger at a bar in the District of Columbia and took her... more »
  • Ex-NFL star sentenced in Nevada attempted sex assault case

    October 27, 2016 6:07 PM

    LAS VEGAS - A judge in Las Vegas has sentenced former NFL star Darren Sharper to as many as eight years in prison for attempted sexual assault as part of a four-state plea deal. Clark County District Judge Michelle Leavitt ordered Sharper on Thursday to serve the Nevada sentence concurrently... more »
  • Bill Cosby could get trial date at evidence hearing Tuesday

    September 5, 2016 11:28 AM

    PHILADELPHIA - Bill Cosby could learn the date of his felony sexual assault trial when he returns to court Tuesday near Philadelphia. The 79-year-old Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a woman he mentored at Temple University in 2004. The charges come after Cosby's deposition in her lawsuit was... more »
  • EBRSO: man broke into girlfriend's home, attacked her over phone

    August 26, 2016 7:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge man was charged with burglary and assault charges after they say he broke into his girlfriend’s home and assaulted her. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived at the scene and discovered a female victim multiple injuries. Deputies... more »
  • Golden State star Draymond Green arrested for assault

    July 11, 2016 1:50 PM

    EAST LANSING, Mich. - Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green was arrested for an alleged assault over the weekend in East Lansing, Michigan, according to online court records. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the city where Green played for Michigan State from 2008-12. An East Lansing police... more »
  • YouTube star arrested for lying about assault, injuries

    June 29, 2016 10:10 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A YouTube personality who said he was assaulted outside a West Hollywood club has been charged with filing a false police report and faking his injuries. The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department says London-native Calum McSwiggan was seen hitting himself with a jail payphone after his arrest early... more »
  • Man wanted after fight that left victim with fractures in his face

    June 1, 2016 12:14 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish deputies arrested one man and are looking for a second following a fight that left one man with broken bones in his face. Deputies released a photo of Oliver Solomon, 20, Tuesday evening. He's wanted for 2nd degree battery and disturbing the peace. A... more »
  • Johnny Manziel indicted on assault charge

    April 26, 2016 11:32 AM

    DALLAS - A Texas grand jury has indicted ex-Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel on an assault charge after his ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence. The Heisman Trophy winner and former Texas A&M star was indicted Tuesday on a charge of misdemeanor assault related to family violence. The Class A... more »
  • Police charge Trump campaign manager with battery of a reporter

    March 29, 2016 11:41 AM

    WASHINGTON - Florida police have charged Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski with battery in connection with an incident earlier in the month involving a reporter. Police in Jupiter, Florida issued Lewandowski a notice Tuesday to appear before a judge on May 4 for the misdemeanor charge. A surveillance video... more »
  • EBRSO: Teen arrested for assaulting teachers at school

    March 24, 2016 9:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 17-year-old Antonio Scott for assaulting his teachers while at school. An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s officer was working extra duty at Glen Oaks High School on Wednesday afternoon when the officer was contacted by a school administrator about... more »
  • Father accused of forcing toddler to kneel on Lego blocks until knees bled

    March 7, 2016 4:56 PM

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn - A 23-year-old father from Brooklyn is accused of torturing his three-year-old son by burning and whipping him before forcing him to kneel on Lego blocks. WPIX-TV reported the toddler’s grandmother called to report the child abuse at the family’s home over the weekend. Police said... more »
  • Woman in coma after alleged Craigslist roommate attack

    February 20, 2016 3:02 PM

    MIAMI - A South Florida woman is hospitalized in a coma after she was allegedly attacked by a roommate she recently found on Craigslist. Court records show 35-year-old Byron Mitchell is jailed on attempted murder charges in the Valentine's Day attack on 23-year-old Danielle Jones. Mitchell has entered a written... more »
  • Baker couple accused of beating daughter, threatening assistant principal

    February 17, 2016 12:36 PM

    BAKER - Police say they arrested a Baker woman after she threatened to attack the assistant principal of Baker Middle School when she was summoned to the school to discuss her daughter’s suspension. Her live-in boyfriend was also arrested for domestic abuse after officers learned the couple had beaten... more »
  • Man arrested after overnight standoff, charged with attacking roommate

    February 5, 2016 3:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said Friday morning, they arrested a man after an overnight standoff. #BREAKING @brpd SRT called to a home off Elissalde St near LSU Lakes. @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/4Tn0UPsmJc — Brett Buffington (@BrettBuffington) February 5, 2016 Two roommates were arguing and starting fighting when one... more »
  • Family assaults WBRZ photographer after murder plea deal Play Video

    December 4, 2015 6:43 PM

    IBERVILLE - Family members of a man facing murder charges took out their frustrations on a WBRZ photographer outside the Iberville Parish Courthouse Friday. Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies booked Josh Falcon and Brandon Martinez into parish jail for simple battery. The two men assaulted the photographer while he was getting... more »
  • Student accused of threat to teacher

    November 2, 2015 3:57 PM

    BAKER - Authorities arrested a Baker High School student after police said he threatened to attack an assistant principal at the school Monday. Baker Police charged 18-year-old Devonte Walker with assault on a teacher, resisting arrest and disturbing the peace after his arrest Monday morning. Police said the... more »
  • Federal probe sought after officer drags student from desk Play Video

    October 27, 2015 11:39 AM

    COLUMBIA, S. C. - Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has asked the FBI in South Carolina to investigate the confrontation between a school resource officer and a female high school student in Columbia. Sheriff's Lt. Curtis Wilson said in a statement Tuesday that Lott has followed up the request with... more »
  • US appeals court upholds gun laws after Newtown massacre

    October 19, 2015 11:12 AM

    NEW YORK - A federal appeals court has upheld key provisions of New York and Connecticut laws banning possession of semi-automatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday, finding that the core parts of the laws do not violate the Second Amendment. The... more »
  • Deputy accused of threats, slurs surrenders to warrant

    October 14, 2015 12:59 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - West Feliciana Sheriff's Deputy Shane Lofton turned himself into jail today on a simple assault charge. The deputy was recently accused of using racial slurs against African Americans during a traffic stop last week. The simple assault charge stems from an unrelated altercation Lofton had... more »
  • Study: 1 in 4 college women report unwanted sexual contact

    September 21, 2015 4:27 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - At a time when colleges and universities are under pressure to combat sexual assault, a new survey offers a sharper picture of just how widespread the problem is. Of the 150,000 female students who responded to a survey of undergraduate woman, nearly a quarter said they had... more »
  • Saints' DE Cameron Jordan addresses night club accusations

    September 11, 2015 5:25 PM

    METAIRIE - Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan says he has addressed teammates and coaches about his alleged inappropriate acts toward a woman and her boyfriend at a New Orleans night club last weekend. Jordan says he's focused on being the best player, defensive captain and father he can be while... more »
  • Afroman fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fan

    September 3, 2015 7:20 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. - Rap artist Afroman has been given a suspended six-month jail sentence, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier this year. The Sun Herald reports Municipal Court Judge William... more »
  • Man wanted by BRPD for throwing brick through ex's window

    August 27, 2015 4:53 PM

    B ATON ROUGE - Police are looking to arrest a man accused of throwing a brick through the window of his ex-girlfriend's residence and threatening her via text messages. BRPD issued an arrest warrant for 35-year-old Corey Patterson after he violated a protection order while smashing the victim's window... more »
  • Man wanted for assaulting ex-girlfriend 3 times this month

    August 26, 2015 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a man wanted for assaulting his ex-girlfriend after he forced his way into her apartment Tuesday night. Investigators say 27-year-old Dryan Dupree is wanted on charges of home invasion, aggravated second degree battery and aggravated criminal damage to property after the incident... more »
  • Teen arrested at Broadmoor HS, accused of threats

    August 14, 2015 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a 16-year-old student at Broadmoor High School Friday morning and accused him of making threats against the school. An East Baton Rouge Parish Schools spokesperson said the teen threatened his teacher and made terrorizing threats against the school, which is when sheriff's deputies... more »
  • East Texas man guilty of assault gets life...in matrimony

    August 7, 2015 6:02 PM

    TYLER, TX - An East Texas man who pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend has been sentenced to life - in matrimony. KLTV-TV reports 21-year-old Josten Bundy pleaded guilty on July 2 to assault with bodily injury for a February fistfight with the ex-boyfriend of 19-year-old Elizabeth Jaynes.... more »
  • Rapper 'The Game' charged with hitting off-duty officer

    June 29, 2015 3:31 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The rapper known as "The Game" has been charged with hitting an off-duty Los Angeles police officer during a basketball game. The hip-hop artist, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, was charged with one felony count of making criminal threats and one count of misdemeanor assault... more »
  • Ruling likely Thursday in child's beating death

    June 10, 2015 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge says she needs more time to decide the fate of a Baton Rouge man accused of murder. Randy Parker faces life behind bars for brutally beating and killing his ex-girlfriends one year old son at his home four years ago. Testimony in his bench... more »
  • Sharper back in court Friday

    May 29, 2015 8:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Former NFL star Darren Sharper is moving closer to resolving charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women in four states. Sharper faces at least nine years in prison after having pleaded guilty or no-contest to charges that he distributed drugs with the intent to commit rape in... more »
  • Violent crime drops in Baton Rouge

    April 24, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Violent crime in Baton Rouge dropped a bit last year, but homicides showed an increase. According to crime statistics released Thursday by the Baton Rouge Police Department, homicides in Louisiana's capital city increased from 49 in 2013 to 53 in 2014, plus a 10 percent bump in aggravated... more »
  • Police: WNBA's Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested

    April 23, 2015 12:26 PM

    GOODYEAR, AZ - Phoenix Mercury standout player Brittney Griner and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson have been arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb. The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests Wednesday... more »
  • Woman accused of pouring bleach on 2 girls

    April 21, 2015 3:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 55-year-old woman is accused of pouring bleach onto two teenagers, and her 27-year-old son is accused of throwing one to the ground, breaking her arm. Officer Frank Robertson says Deanna Rudison was booked Monday with aggravated battery against the 18- and 15-year-old... more »
  • Spring Break students suspended for charges in beach sex assault

    April 12, 2015 4:24 PM

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - A star college athlete and a classmate from Alabama's Troy University have been suspended after authorities discovered a cell phone video that allegedly shows them sexually assaulting a woman at a beach while a large crowd of spring-break revelers watches. Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen... more »
  • LSU star player chooses diversion program instead of trial Play Video

    April 8, 2015 9:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU defensive back, Jalen Mills, enrolled in a pretrial program after being arrested for simple assault. Mills didn't utter a word as he left court today. He is accused of punching a woman last may at an apartment complex near LSU's campus last May. He was... more »
  • WBR deputy accused of assaulting EBR deputy Play Video

    April 6, 2015 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy found herself on the other side of the law over the weekend, when she was arrested accused of battery on a police officer and criminal trespassing. Mandy Miller works in the Traffic Division of the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • Mom talks about daughter's decision to fight attacker Play Video

    March 9, 2015 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating a home invasion where a teen girl was assaulted in Baton Rouge Monday afternoon. A BRPD spokesperson said a 13-year-old girl was home alone on North Foster Drive when a man broke into the house and attacked her. The mother of... more »
  • Nearly two dozen killed in suicide attack on police station

    February 17, 2015 4:31 AM

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Officials have raised the death toll in an attack on an Afghan police station, saying the assault killed at least 20 officers. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. The assault Tuesday happened in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of Logar province, some 50 miles east of Kabul. There,... more »
  • Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

    January 10, 2015 10:37 AM

    SANFORD, Fla. - Florida authorities say George Zimmerman has been arrested on an aggravated assault charge for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend. The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says Zimmerman was arrested last night in Lake Mary and is being held at the John E. Polk Correctional Facility.... more »
  • Police say girl taken from park and assaulted

    December 22, 2014 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help Monday identifying a car involved in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a young girl in Baton Rouge. A BRPD spokesperson said on Dec. 13 a 7-year-old girl was playing at Gus Young Park when a man lured her over... more »
  • Police: Road rage driver attacks man with bayonet

    December 2, 2014 11:05 AM

    WEST SENECA, NY - A man has been charged with assault after state police say he sliced another motorist's face with a bayonet during a road rage encounter along a suburban Buffalo highway. Troopers say 26-year-old Bryan Cirbus of West Valley sideswiped another man's car Friday where Interstate 90 and... more »
  • Cowboys' Spillman subject of reported sex assault

    October 2, 2014 1:58 AM

    GRAPEVINE, TX - Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month. Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said Wednesday night that the alleged incident took place early the... more »
  • LSU reported sex crimes see big increase Play Video

    October 1, 2014 5:01 PM

    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 »
  • Teen accused in rape, robbery and shooting Play Video

    July 28, 2014 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims from a Sunday morning of terror in Baton Rouge are recalling what happened to them when they came face to face with Andre Young. Young is accused of raping, robbing and shooting people in Baton Rouge over a four hour window Sunday morning. It... more »
  • Senator seeks report on college sexual assault

    July 11, 2014 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A New Orleans state senator is asking higher education leaders to compile a report detailing the numbers of sexual assaults reported on Louisiana's college campuses in the last five years. Sen. J.P. Morrell sent a letter Friday to Board of Regents Chairman Clinton "Bubba" Rasberry and the... more »
  • Israel escalates aerial offensive on Gaza

    July 10, 2014 4:26 AM

    JERUSALEM, Israel- Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault in Gaza, now in its 3rd day, hitting hundreds of Hamas targets as its missile defense system once again intercepted rockets. Military spokesman Peter Lerner said Thursday that Israel struck more than 300 Hamas targets overnight, focusing on underground tunnel networks and... more »
  • Group booked following shooting at party

    July 2, 2014 9:19 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies have made several arrests following an investigation into a shooting at a party in Prairieville on June 28th. Investigators say a young woman held a party in the 15000 block of Daigle Rd. while her parents were out of town. It was supposed... more »
  • Obama to unveil gun violence measures today

    January 16, 2013 5:19 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's broad effort to reduce gun violence will include proposed bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, as well as more than a dozen executive orders aimed at circumventing congressional opposition to stricter gun controls. Obama will announce the measures today at a White... more »

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