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  • Police investigating violent 2-on-1 fight at Baker High School Play Video

    September 21, 2017 9:00 PM

    BAKER - Police are investigating after video surfaced showing a violent two-on-one fight at Baker High School Thursday. Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn says officers are speaking with the victim of the fight, which appears to have occurred at Baker High sometime Thursday. In the video, two students can... more »
  • District attorney announces security bump at LSU home games Play Video

    September 20, 2017 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In an email sent out to a number of high school students Wednesday, District Attorney Hillar Moore announced an increase in security at LSU's upcoming home football games. The district attorney's email, sent to private and public school students, said law enforcement agencies would specifically be... more »
  • WANTED: Man spotted stealing $15,000 in equipment from Home Depot

    September 20, 2017 5:11 PM

    ZACHARY - Authorities are seeking a man who was captured on surveillance video as he stole more than $15,000 in merchandise from Home Depot. According the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the thief has been spotted on eight different occasions as he loaded up shopping carts with power tools... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of beating, raping woman

    September 20, 2017 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man Tuesday after he allegedly bound, beat and raped a woman at his home. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 33-year-old Ryan Glaser was arrested after he allegedly raped a woman at his Baton Rouge residence. The victim told officers... more »
  • One hurt in shooting on Dutton Avenue

    September 20, 2017 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person has been hospitalized after a shooting on Dutton Avenue Wednesday. The shooting occurred around 11 a.m. near the cross of Dutton and Plank Road. Authorities say one person was shot in the face, however the victim was taken from the scene in stable condition.... more »
  • Victim's family speaks out in wake of murder suspect's arrest Play Video

    September 19, 2017 8:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The arrest of suspected murderer Kenneth Gleason came as good news to the victims' families, but questions still remain. Since the morning the family found out their loved one, 49-year-old Donald Smart was shot multiple times on Alaska Street last Thursday, the family said it’s been... more »
  • Official: Hitler speech found at murder suspect's home

    September 19, 2017 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A law enforcement official says a copy of an Adolf Hitler speech was found at the home of a white man accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family. The official spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on the condition... more »
  • Report: Tourist chased down, beaten and robbed in French Quarter

    September 18, 2017 8:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An out-of-towner says he was chased down, beaten with a baseball bat and robbed in New Orleans Thursday night. According to a report from WWL , 33-year-old Kevin Guin was in town for a bachelor party when two men attacked him with a baseball bat in... more »
  • Missing elderly man found, airlifted in critical condition

    September 17, 2017 3:17 PM

    ABITA SPRINGS - A 77-year-old man was airlifted in critical condition Sunday after he went missing over the weekend. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says Robert Anthony Olsen, Sr. was reported missing by family just after 4 p.m. Friday. He had last been seen working near his home... more »
  • LSU crushes Greek Life in wake of fraternity death Play Video

    September 14, 2017 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All Greek activities are suspended at LSU as the university investigates an on-campus fraternity concerning the Wednesday night death of an 18-year-old student. The coroner's office has confirmed to WBRZ that 18-year-old Max Gruver from Roswell, Georgia was taken to a hospital from the Phi Delta... more »
  • Six dead in six days: Authorities investigating multiple deadly shootings in Baton Rouge Play Video

    September 13, 2017 1:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been a violent week in the capital area as five separate shootings have left six people dead since Friday. The spate of deadly shootings began Friday morning when two shooters rolled up to a home on Thomas H. Delpit Drive and opened fire on two... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of sexually assaulting teen on multiple occasions

    September 11, 2017 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man has been charged with multiple counts of sexual battery after he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old on two different occasions. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 20-year-old Maurice Reddick was arrested after he sexually assaulted the teen at an acquaintance's home in August. ... more »
  • Police: Surveillance video leads to woman's arrest in fiance's murder

    September 11, 2017 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say surveillance video led to the arrest of a woman after she allegedly shot her fiancé in the back, killing him. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, officers responded to an early morning shooting on Aug. 20. Police say 38-year-old Joseph Bunch III was... more »
  • Woman carjacked at gunpoint on Pecue Lane Play Video

    September 6, 2017 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect after he stole a woman's vehicle at gunpoint Saturday. Deputies recovered the car, thanks to OnStar. The sheriff's office says the victim was vacuuming her vehicle at a car wash in the 6500 block of... more »
  • North Korea says it has loaded hydrogen bomb into missile

    September 2, 2017 8:27 PM

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the loading of a hydrogen bomb into a new intercontinental ballistic missile, Pyongyang's state media said Sunday, a claim to technological mastery that some outside experts will doubt but that will raise already high worries on the Korean Peninsula.... more »
  • Baton Rouge man, two others wanted after home invasion in Iberville Parish

    August 31, 2017 5:29 PM

    GROSS TETE - The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office has made an arrest and is looking to make three more after four armed robbers invaded a home earlier this week. According to the sheriff's office, 37-year-old Sean Jones of Port Allen was arrested after the robbers entered the victim's home... more »
  • Man who attacked officer before good Samaritan intervened pleads guilty

    August 30, 2017 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The criminal whose attack on a Baton Rouge Police officer was thwarted by a good Samaritan pleaded guilty for the violent encounter this week. Thomas Bennett pleaded guilty to disarming a police officer, aggravated battery, possession of cocaine and a burglary charge. Bennett will be sentenced... more »
  • EBRSO: Man shot on Old Scenic Highway after giving ride to shooter

    August 25, 2017 5:33 PM

    ZACHARY - Authorities say a man was shot Friday afternoon while he was giving someone a ride in his vehicle. Deputies responded to the incident around 4:10 p.m. Friday on Old Scenic Highway near Groom Road. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the victim was giving a... more »
  • WATCH: Sheriff's deputy loses his cool while wrangling gator Play Video

    August 25, 2017 2:37 PM

    JEFFERSON PARISH - This is not what he signed up for. A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputy got a little more than he bargained for when he was called to help wrangle a wild alligator Thursday. A video posted by the sheriff's office shows a pair of deputies wrangling... more »
  • Driver jumps out of vehicle, dodges oncoming train in Plaquemine

    August 24, 2017 5:09 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Authorities say a person jumped out of their vehicle before it collided with an oncoming train Thursday. According to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred in the 58000 block of Bayou Road. Sheriff Brett Stassi tells WBRZ that the driver managed to get out of... more »
  • Teenage girl killed in hit-and-run; Six arrested

    August 24, 2017 4:44 PM

    ST. HELENA PARISH - A 17-year-old girl is dead after a fight led to a fatal hit-and-run in St. Helena Parish Wednesday. According to the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office, 17-year-old Shlarencya Jackson was struck by a vehicle after a fight involving numerous females broke out in the 2900... more »
  • Navy says 10 sailors missing in collision at sea

    August 20, 2017 8:37 PM

    SINGAPORE - A Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS John S. McCain, collided with a commercial vessel east of Singapore early Monday morning local time, the Navy said. The collision with the merchant ship Alnic MC occurred east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore at 6:24 a.m. Japan Standard... more »
  • Several shootings reported in Baton Rouge Sunday

    August 20, 2017 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been a busy weekend for first responders as crews were called to at least four separate reported shootings Sunday. The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed it responded to four shootings, one of which was fatal. The first shooting occurred early Sunday morning in the... more »
  • Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump

    August 18, 2017 8:32 AM

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, says she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death. Speaking Friday on ABC's "Good Morning America," Susan Bro said she initially missed... more »
  • EBRSO: Suspected child molester faces new charges after second victim comes forward

    August 14, 2017 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies have arrested a man suspected of raping a teenage girl on new charges after another victim came forward this month. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Nicholas Waxley of Pride was booked on charges of molestation of a juvenile Monday after a... more »
  • BRPD: One hurt in shooting on Dutton Avenue

    August 13, 2017 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person was hurt in a shooting on Dutton Avenue Sunday night. The shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of Dutton Avenue near Woodlawn. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, one victim suffered non life-threatening injuries. Check back for... more »
  • Group marches in Baton Rouge to support Charlottesville victims Play Video

    August 13, 2017 8:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A crowd gathered on the steps of the Louisiana state capitol building Sunday to march in support of those hurt during protests in Virginia. The group gathered on the steps of the capitol around 7 p.m. Sunday and began crafting anti-Nazi signs and shouting chants. The... more »
  • New park to be named for marathon bombing's youngest victim

    August 13, 2017 5:24 PM

    BOSTON - A groundbreaking will be held for a park dedicated to the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon attacks. Eight-year-old Martin Richard was one of three people killed when two bombs planted near the finish line exploded on April 15, 2013. Members of the Richard... more »
  • Family in fear after man held for ransom, sodomized at Baton Rouge home Play Video

    August 9, 2017 4:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are searching for three people connected to a violent attack on a man that left the victim's family living in fear as the trio made a slew of ransom demands recently. Almoine Lemar Powell, Damar Xavier Coleman and Samuel Josea Smith, Jr., are wanted on... more »
  • Possible 'coydog' sightings raise concerns in Baton Rouge subdivision

    August 1, 2017 8:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the Oakbrook Subdivision off Perkins Road, multiple sightings of coyote-like creatures are causing concern. After residents caught the coyote look-a-likes on camera, they’re realizing the animals could be a coyote hybrid. “I’ve seen coyote, maybe three at a time, about three or four times... more »
  • Report: 4 teens accused of armed robbery blocks from Lakeside Mall

    July 30, 2017 5:09 PM

    METAIRE - Deputies in Jefferson Parish say four teenagers were arrested after reports of an armed robbery blocks from Lakeside Shopping Center late Friday night. According to a report from WWL, Davyn William, 17, and three 15-year-old juvenile suspects were arrested. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said two... more »
  • Report: 4 arrested at protest near French Quarter

    July 29, 2017 6:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police have arrested four people at a protest in New Orleans Saturday. Police told WWL that about 75 anti-fascist and 50 anti-Sharia law protestors gathered near Decatur Street and Esplanade Avenue Saturday. Three New Orleans residents and an Opelousas resident were arrested for disturbing the peace.... more »
  • 14-year-old girl raped twice in one night at UK railway station

    July 29, 2017 3:22 PM

    LONDON - Police made two arrests Saturday after a teenage girl was allegedly raped twice in the same night by two different men. According to police the girl was walking with a friend into the city's Witton train station Tuesday evening when a man approached her, led to her... more »
  • Police: Man arrested for 'bizarre behavior' at north shore gas station

    July 25, 2017 8:40 PM

    SLIDELL - A man has been arrested after customers at a north shore gas station claimed he was harassing them with unusual behavior. According to the Slidell Police Department, officers first responded to the Kangaroo Express gas station on Airport Road Saturday after they received a 911 call from... more »
  • Police: Man turns self in for ex-girlfriend's murder Play Video

    July 17, 2017 8:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with the murder of his ex-girlfriend. According to Baton Rouge Police, 52-year-old Robert Antoine turned himself in for the death of Monique Maxie, his ex-girlfriend. The mother of two was gunned down late Friday. On Monday, Maxie's family... more »
  • Community plans balloon release for officers killed in 2016 ambush

    July 15, 2017 11:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Locals are planning a balloon release outside of BRPD headquarters one year after the deadly attack which claimed the lives of three law enforcement officers on Airline Highway. The event will take place in the courtyard of Baton Rouge Police Headquarters at 9000 Airline Hwy. The... more »
  • Police: 73-year-old man brutally beaten during road rage attack in Slidell

    July 7, 2017 11:29 AM

    SLIDELL – A 73-year-old man was brutally beaten in road rage incident in Slidell on Thursday, police say. According to the Slidell Police Department, officers responded to a call on July 6 around noon about a fight near the intersection of Reine Avenue and Old Spanish Trail.... more »
  • US renews offer of Syria cooperation with Russia

    July 5, 2017 9:18 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is renewing an offer to cooperate with Russia in the Syrian conflict, including on military matters, ahead of President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin this week. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday the U.S. is open to establishing no-fly... more »
  • NYC officer shot, killed while sitting in police car

    July 5, 2017 1:24 PM

    NEW YORK - An on-duty New York City police officer was killed early Wednesday after a gunman walked up to her patrol vehicle and fired shots through the window, authorities said. Police say 48-year-old Miosotis Familia, a 12-year veteran assigned to the New York City Police Department's 46th Precinct's... more »
  • One hospitalized after family fight turns into stabbing on Blackwater Road Play Video

    July 2, 2017 6:01 PM

    CENTRAL - One person was taken to the hospital after a family fight turned violent on Blackwater Road Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m, in the 9400 block of Blackwater Road. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says at least one person was hurt in the stabbing... more »
  • Dogs attack woman at South Baton Rouge apartment Play Video

    June 29, 2017 11:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman says two pitbulls attacked her in the middle of the day outside her apartment late last week. Viola Davis said the animals weren't wearing leashes when they rushed her. "At first, the pitbulls were playing in the grass and the owner was sitting off to... more »
  • VIDEO: Florida man fights off armed robbers with machete Play Video

    June 17, 2017 4:03 PM

    SARASOTA, Fla. - Five men are under arrest in South Florida after an attempted armed robbery was caught on video Thursday morning. According to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, a homeowner was able to disarm an alleged robber by using a machete and hold the suspect until deputies could... more »
  • EBRSO: Man bound with electrical cables, cars stolen in armed robbery

    June 14, 2017 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man Tuesday after he allegedly robbed a victim at gunpoint inside of his own home and fled the scene in a stolen sports car. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office first responded to the robbery on June 4, at a home on Landis... more »
  • Man charged in shooting of 2 at Mississippi Waffle House

    June 14, 2017 1:28 PM

    UPELO, Miss. - A man has been charged in connection with the shooting of two people in a Waffle House parking lot in Mississippi. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports 24-year-old Nicholas Pack, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault Tuesday in connection with Sunday's shooting. One... more »
  • Convenience store employee brutally beaten, mugged on his way to work Play Video

    June 13, 2017 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A long-time convenience store employee was mugged and badly beaten while biking to work from his Garden District home this month. The victim, Bruce Scott, works at the B-Quik on Perkins Road, and after more than 15 years of employment there, he’s become more than just... more »
  • Angry mom accused of knife attack

    June 12, 2017 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 48-year-old woman accused of attacking her daughter's roommates with a knife was arrested after police found her pinned to the floor by one of the victims, according to arrest records. The roommates told sheriff's deputies that Roma Zerangue came to their apartment at 11580 Perkins... more »
  • Angry man releases about 100 bed bugs at Maine city office

    June 7, 2017 4:53 PM

    AUGUSTA, Maine - A municipal office building in Maine has reopened after officials say a disgruntled man slammed a cup full of bedbugs on the counter, releasing about 100 of the pests. Augusta officials told that Kennebec Journal that exterminators are confident all the bedbugs were killed before the City... more »
  • Arrest made in Ireland connected to UK attacker

    June 6, 2017 8:15 PM

    LONDON - Irish police say they have arrested a man in connection with the London Bridge attack. Ireland's police force, Garda Siochana, said a man in his 30s was arrested Tuesday in Wexford county, south of Dublin, under the Theft and Fraud Offences Act. He is being questioned about documentation... more »
  • Britain frees 12 detained after London attack

    June 5, 2017 9:12 PM

    LONDON - British police say all 12 people who were arrested in the early hours after the weekend London Bridge attack have been released without charge. All were detained Sunday in the Barking district of east London. Police say the area was home to the two attackers who have been... more »
  • Police detain large crowd near Portland rally

    June 4, 2017 8:48 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Police have detained a large crowd of demonstrators and others several blocks north of a free speech rally in downtown Portland, Oregon. Portland police said on Twitter that people will be identified and released pending further investigation. They say those who have been identified as participating in... more »
  • Man faces numerous charges after holding victim hostage in Baton Rouge home

    June 4, 2017 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested on several charges after he broke into a home and held a victim hostage early Sunday morning. Officers responded to a report of an attempted burglary in the 2300 block of Delta Street around 1 a.m. Sunday. Police learned that a man,... more »
  • Timeline: How events unfolded in London's latest attack

    June 4, 2017 11:51 AM

    LONDON - Britain suffered its third major extremist attack in three months on Saturday night when three men using a van and knives killed seven people in a busy area of London. This is how the attack at London Bridge and nearby Borough Market, which also left dozens injured, unfolded:... more »
  • Man arrested for striking girlfriend, infant daughter after dispute at Walmart

    June 3, 2017 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baker man was arrested Friday after he allegedly struck his girlfriend and infant daughter during a trip to Walmart. According to the Baker Police Department, officers were called to Plank Road around 8:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a possible domestic situation at a nearby... more »
  • Teen arrested in Ascension Parish car burglary

    May 31, 2017 10:11 PM

    GEISMAR - Deputies have arrested a 17-year-old who is suspected of committing a vehicle burglary in Ascension Parish. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, Juan Barajas of Prairieville was arrested on simple burglary and criminal trespassing charges Tuesday. The sheriff's office say Barajas was identified after deputies... more »
  • Man charged with attempted murder in Gardere shooting

    May 31, 2017 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting that occurred in the Gardere area Monday. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Courtney Lanaute was arrested for shooting at another man after an argument on Skysail Avenue Monday. Deputies say... more »
  • Thibodaux woman arrested after attack with hacksaw blade

    May 30, 2017 1:33 PM

    THIBODAUX – A woman was arrested after officers say she attacked her ex-girlfriend with a hacksaw blade. The Thibodaux Police Department arrested 23-year-old Lechelsea Jenkins on charges of home invasion, aggravated battery with a dangerous weapon, aggravated assault, domestic abuse battery and two counts of simple criminal damage to... more »
  • Surviving victim of Portland train attack out of hospital

    May 30, 2017 12:14 PM

    PORTLAND - The lone surviving victim of a triple stabbing aboard a Portland light-rail train has been released from the hospital. Micah Fletcher suffered a neck wound Friday after coming to the defense of two young women who were verbally abused by a man before he allegedly stabbed Fletcher and... more »
  • Police investigating two stabbings in Baton Rouge area

    May 29, 2017 8:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officers are investigating after two victims were stabbed in two different locations in Baton Rouge Monday night. The first incident was reported around 7:30 p.m. on N. 20th Street near Convention Street. BRPD says one victim was stabbed in the face. The second stabbing occurred... more »

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