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  • 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 »
  • TPSO: Man opens fire on deputies following crime spree, arrested after manhunt

    May 29, 2017 8:09 PM

    KENTWOOD - A man was arrested in a wooded area of Kentwood after he opened fire on deputies Monday afternoon. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, 26-year-old Bryan Menard led deputies on a brief manhunt after he allegedly committed a series of crimes including armed robbery and a... more »
  • Teen says slain cousin shielded him during Mississippi shooting

    May 29, 2017 6:40 PM

    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. - A Mississippi teen says his life was saved by his 18-year-old cousin who shielded him from bullets. Caleb Edwards says when a gunman entered a home early Sunday, "I thought I was going to die." The 15-year-old talked to The Associated Press on Monday with his mother... more »
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit against Clinton by Benghazi families

    May 27, 2017 8:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton filed by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington says the former secretary of state didn't defame the parents when disputing allegations that... more »
  • Portland mayor: Men who confronted attacker 'died heroes'

    May 27, 2017 7:48 PM

    PORTLAND - The mayor of Portland, Oregon, says the two men who were fatally stabbed when they intervened as a man yelled racial slurs at two young women on a light-rail train who appeared to be Muslim "died heroes." Speaking at a Saturday afternoon news conference, Mayor Ted Wheeler said... more »
  • VIDEO: Canadian hunter survives bear attack Play Video

    May 27, 2017 6:41 PM

    ONTARIO - A man in Canada got more than he bargained for when he came across a black bear during his hunting trip. Richard Wesley says he was hunting near the Fire River in Ontario when he was approached by a black bear. A video of Wesley's encounter... more »
  • Passengers use duct tape to subdue unruly man on Hawaii-bound flight

    May 20, 2017 6:11 PM

    HONOLULU - A man on a Hawaii-bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting to the front of the jet. He was then immobilized with duct tape in a seat until the... more »
  • Woman hospitalized after being beaten and raped in local wooded area

    May 19, 2017 5:28 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – A man whose kidnapping and rape victim went with him to check himself into a Baton Rouge mental hospital was arrested Friday after he left the hospital, authorities said. The victim remains in intensive care with devastating injuries from the brutal attack. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi... more »
  • 9 hurt, 2 arrested in altercation with Turkish guards in DC Play Video

    May 17, 2017 2:52 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Turkish government and Washington's mayor are trading blame for violence outside the country's embassy, where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security staff moved in to break up an anti-government protest. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency labels the protesters Kurdish "supporters of terror." It says they chanted anti-Erdogan slogans... more »
  • Police: Man kills, decapitates mom on Mother's day

    May 16, 2017 9:40 PM

    ESTACADA, Ore. - A weeping father spoke in shock as he described his son who is accused of decapitating his mother on Mother's Day and bringing her head to a grocery store in rural Oregon. David Webb told The Associated Press that he "never foresaw a problem" before bursting into... more »
  • US: Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

    May 16, 2017 8:16 AM

    WASHINGTON - The United States is attempting to ratchet up pressure on Russia to push the Syrian government into peace talks with rebels. On Monday, the U.S. accused Syria of executing thousands of imprisoned political opponents and burning their bodies in a crematorium to hide the evidence. But the decision... more »
  • Girl says she stuck fingers up gator's nose to escape

    May 9, 2017 10:45 AM

    ORLANDO - A 10-year-old Florida girl says she shoved her fingers up an alligator's snout to escape after the almost-9-foot-long reptile bit her. Juliana Ossa on Monday told Orlando television station WKMG-TV that she learned the escape trick from visiting an alligator park called Gatorland. The girl was sitting about... more »
  • Pentagon: ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in April raid

    May 7, 2017 10:08 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says a military raid last month killed the head of the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan. In a statement Sunday night, the Pentagon confirmed the death of Abdul Haseeb Logari. At the time of the raid officials said they thought Logari had been killed, but were... more »
  • Man arrested for violently attacking girlfriend at workplace

    May 6, 2017 8:21 PM

    BAKER - Police arrested a man Saturday after he violently attacked his girlfriend while she was at work. According to the Baker Police Department, 21-year-old Joshua Davis was arrested after he showed up at the Boost Mobile store where his girlfriend worked on Jan. 18, 2017 and began attacking... more »
  • EBRSO: Man threatens woman with knife in Target parking lot

    May 6, 2017 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say a man wearing a bandana and brandishing a knife threatened a woman in a Target parking lot Friday afternoon. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, a woman was at the Target on Siegen Lane when a man wearing a bandana pulled out... more »
  • Texas stabbing suspect told police he didn't remember attack

    May 4, 2017 2:04 PM

    AUSTIN - An arrest affidavit says the University of Texas student accused of stabbing four students, one fatally, told police he didn't remember attacking anyone. Kendrex J. White, who authorities have said suffered from mental health troubles, was charged with murder in Monday's campus attack. He remained in jail Thursday... more »
  • Mayor, others pray for peaceful reaction to Alton Sterling decision Play Video

    April 30, 2017 11:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome served as t he guest speaker for Women's Day at Greater Beach Grove Baptist Church Sunday morning. The day was planned long before speculation arose about the Alton Sterling decision, but the mayor did not shy away from the topic. "I... more »
  • Organizers hope for peaceful protests as they await Alton Sterling decision Play Video

    April 29, 2017 11:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the second weekend in a row, residents gathered at the the Triple S food Mart in Baton Rouge, concerned over the Alton Sterling case . "We got a message, that we can protest, but we can be peaceful. We can be angry, but were are... more »
  • Kentucky student injured in machete attack at university coffee shop

    April 28, 2017 11:44 AM

    LEXINGTON - Officials say a student has been injured, another person is in custody and a university has canceled classes following a machete attack at a university coffee shop in central Kentucky. Lexington police Sgt. Jervis Middleton told the Lexington Herald-Leader it happened Friday morning at Transylvania University. He said... more »
  • Official: Taliban kill 8 policemen in northern province

    April 25, 2017 7:56 AM

    KABUL - An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed eight policemen and overran three security checkpoints in northern Takhar province. Sunatullah Timor, the provincial spokesman, says the attack took place on Monday in the district of Darqad. He says the hours-long firefight also wounded three police officers and killed... more »
  • British police arrest suspect in nightclub acid attack

    April 23, 2017 11:51 AM

    LONDON - British police say they have arrested the boyfriend of a reality TV performer sought in connection to an acid attack at an east London nightclub. Police said Sunday that Arthur Collins had been arrested late Saturday night on suspicion of attempted murder. Police had earlier named him as... more »
  • Charge dropped against Mississippi student in alleged sexual battery

    April 22, 2017 3:21 PM

    MERIDIAN, Miss.- A Mississippi official says a sexual battery charge has been dropped against a high school baseball player who was one of five students accused in an off-campus attack against a classmate. Lauderdale County School District Superintendent Randy Hodges tells the Meridian Star all five of those originally charged... more »
  • Islamic State group claims Paris police attack

    April 20, 2017 3:50 PM

    PARIS - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the shooting on Paris' Champs Elysees that killed a police officer and left two others gravely wounded. In a statement from its Amaq news agency, the group gave a pseudonym for the shooter indicating he was Belgian. The attacker opened... more »
  • 13 arrested in pro and anti-Trump rallies Play Video

    April 15, 2017 4:41 PM

    BERKELEY, Calif. - Berkeley police say 13 people have been arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley. They say demonstrators left Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park and are blocking several streets in the... more »
  • Iraq: IS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

    April 15, 2017 11:54 AM

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi military officer says Islamic State militants have launched a gas attack in a newly-liberated area in western Mosul. The officer with the anti-terrorism forces said Saturday that the attack occurred the night before in the al-Abar neighborhood, when IS fired a rocked loaded with chlorine. He... more »
  • Group accused of attacking woman with gun, knife and bat

    April 14, 2017 11:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Two women were arrested after police say they attacked two people outside an apartment complex last month. According to arrest documents, the crime happened around 12:46 a.m. on March 25 outside an apartment complex on Denham Street. A victim told police that Ebony Shearill tried... more »
  • IPSO: Mother turns in son for attempted murder

    April 12, 2017 2:20 PM

    NEW IBERIA - A woman has turned in her own son after authorities announced he was wanted for attempted murder Wednesday. Deputies say 17-year-old Reginald Peters Jr. reportedly shot a 31-year-old victim during a fight on South Hopkins Street Monday. Investigators believe Peters pulled out a handgun and shot... more »
  • 12-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting young girl in group home

    April 10, 2017 7:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 12-year-old boy has been arrested after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in a group home Sunday. Baton Rouge Police say the incident happened on Carolyn Sue Drive early Sunday morning, just after midnight. The girl was allegedly assaulted while staying at... more »
  • Stockholm police arrest 2nd suspect in attack

    April 9, 2017 12:37 PM

    STOCKHOLM - Swedish prosecutors have arrested a second person in connection with the truck attack case in Stockholm for suspected crimes against the nation and are holding four other people. Spokeswoman Karin Rosander told The Associated Press "a person suspected of terrorist offenses by murder has been arrested" on Sunday.... more »
  • Tillerson says no reason for Russia to retaliate for Syria strike

    April 8, 2017 6:06 PM

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he sees no reason for retaliation from Russia for U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian air base. Russia maintains a close political and military alliance with the Assad government. The Russian government has been implicated in many of the attacks... more »
  • Deputies arrest man for attempted murder, discover he has 54 previous arrests

    April 4, 2017 2:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man for attempted murder Monday after reports say he violently beat another man with a board. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a hospital Mar. 3 in reference to a batttery that reportedly occurred on Byron Street. There,... more »
  • Woman hurt in shooting on Titian Avenue Play Video

    March 29, 2017 9:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting that left a woman injured on Titian Avenue Wednesday night. According to BRPD, the shooting occured in the 6000 block of Titian Avenue around 8 p.m. Police say the woman suffered non life-threatening injuries. The investigation of the shooting is... more »
  • Pentagon: One al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

    March 25, 2017 10:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says a U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team. In a statement Saturday night, U.S. defense officials confirmed... more »
  • Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia

    March 25, 2017 3:38 PM

    WINCHESTER, Va. - Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword. Winchester Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Hall said in a news release that the department got several 911 calls Friday afternoon reporting a man made up as... more »
  • Matt Damon to narrate Boston Marathon documentary

    March 6, 2017 1:29 PM

    BOSTON - The producers of the first full-length documentary film about the Boston Marathon say they've signed Matt Damon to narrate it. "Boston" premieres in its namesake city on April 15, two days before the 121st running of America's most venerable footrace. It will be screened in 500 theaters nationwide... more »
  • Official: Berlin truck attacker autopsy indicates drug use

    March 4, 2017 3:19 PM

    MILAN - An Italian official says that the autopsy on the chief suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack indicated frequent drug use. A court official said Saturday that Anis Amri used both cocaine and hashish use, although not on the day he was killed. The official, who spoke on... more »
  • La. House honors hero who saved officer from attack

    February 22, 2017 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge Police Department officer that was saved by a woman during an arrest that went awry over the weekend was honored by the Louisiana House of Representatives on Wednesday morning. The House of Representatives commended BRPD Corporal Billy Amie, and the woman who saved... more »
  • South Carolina prison lockdown: 2 inmates attack 2 workers

    February 18, 2017 3:26 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Authorities say a maximum security prison in South Carolina has been placed on lockdown after two inmates attacked two prison employees. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sommer Sharpe said the assault happened Friday at the Broad River Correctional Facility in Columbia, the state capital. Sharpe says the two... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to making threats against Boston mosque

    February 14, 2017 5:16 PM

    WASHINGTON - A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to threatening to burn down New England's largest mosque and making other threats against Muslims. Patrick Keogan, of Wilmington, entered guilty pleas Tuesday to four federal charges, including threatening to injure and intimidate another person and to damage and destroy a building.... more »
  • Florida golfer uses putter to escape gator's jaws

    February 11, 2017 5:36 PM

    NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Florida golfer made the shot of his life with a putter when he used it to escape an alligator that had grabbed him by the ankle. Tony Aarts used his putter to jab the gator in the eyes before the alligator let him go.... more »
  • Stabbing on Jefferson Ave. sends one to hospital

    February 10, 2017 8:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to a stabbing on Jefferson Avenue. It happened just before 7 p.m. at a home in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue. BRPD sources say one person was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a stabbing. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"... more »
  • Trump goes after McCain about Yemen raid

    February 9, 2017 9:05 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is going after Republican Sen. John McCain for suggesting that last week's U.S. raid in Yemen wasn't a success. Trump tweeted Thursday that McCain "should not be talking about the success or failure of a mission to the media. Only emboldens the enemy!" He added... more »
  • Alleged Louvre attacker's father says son is not a terrorist

    February 5, 2017 11:58 AM

    MANSOURA, Egypt - The father of an Egyptian man accused of attacking French soldiers guarding Paris' Louvre museum says he trusts the French judiciary to find out the truth behind his son's alleged involvement. Reda Refaie al-Hamahmy tells The Associated Press late Saturday that his 28-year-old son Abdullah is not... more »

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