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  • 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 »
  • Miss. Senate passes "Blue Lives Matter" bill

    January 26, 2017 3:51 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - A bill to double penalties for crimes targeting police officers, firefighters and medics has passed the Mississippi Senate. Senators voted 37-13 Thursday to send Senate Bill 2469 to House. The "Blue Lives Matter" proposal says any crime committed against emergency personnel because of their status as police... more »
  • Trump willing to work with Russia against ISIS

    January 23, 2017 3:04 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration says it is willing to partner with Moscow to combat the Islamic State group. In his first daily White House press briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that President Donald Trump has been "very clear" that he will "work with any country committed to... more »
  • Illegal immigrant accused of Baker rape and slashing, possibly tied to other rapes

    January 19, 2017 12:48 PM

    BAKER - Baton Rouge Police confirmed to WBRZ's Investigative Unit on Friday that the man who was charged with raping and slashing a woman's throat in Baker on Thursday could possibly be tied to multiple other rapes in the area. BRPD said the other rapes could possibly be connected... 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 »
  • Woman zaps victim in the groin, rips flesh from officer's arm

    January 17, 2017 3:23 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a woman early Saturday morning after she attacked a victim with a stun gun and resisted arrest at a motel on North Canal Boulevard. Police arrived at the motel parking lot around 2 a.m. and found Nadira Tardieff, 37, yelling at someone in a vehicle.... more »
  • Man attacks victim with crutch after argument with girlfriend

    January 17, 2017 12:35 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a man Friday for attacking another man with a crutch. Police say Justin LeBlanc, 20, became angry after a conversation with his girlfriend around noon and began breaking things around the home at 1604 Badt Avenue. The victim allegedly came out of his room after... more »
  • Israel police: Palestinian truck attack kills 4 in Jerusalem

    January 8, 2017 12:51 PM

    JERUSALEM - A Palestinian rammed his truck into a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four people and wounding 15 others, Israeli police and rescue services said, in one of the deadliest attacks of a more than yearlong campaign of violence. Security camera footage shown on Israeli... more »
  • Official: Dog that attacked family over sweater euthanized

    January 3, 2017 3:55 PM

    TAMPA - Officials say a dog that attacked a Florida family who tried to put a sweater on it has been euthanized. Hillsborough County spokeswoman Kara Walker told the Tampa Bay Times Tuesday that the pit bull mix named Scarface was put down because it posed a high risk to... more »
  • Dog attacks family trying to dress it in sweater, 3 hurt

    January 2, 2017 10:50 AM

    TAMPA - Police in Florida say an angry dog sent three people to the hospital after one tried to put a sweater on it. Tampa police say the pit bull mix named Scarface bit a 52-year-old woman who was trying to dress him on Friday and her husband was attacked... more »
  • Daughter: Actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at age 60

    December 27, 2016 1:02 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars," has died. She was 60. Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd, released a statement through her spokesman saying Fisher died Tuesday just before 9 a.m PST. Lourd said her mother was "loved by the... more »
  • 3 arrested in Tunisia linked to Berlin suspect

    December 24, 2016 10:51 AM

    MILAN - Tunisia's Interior Ministry says police have arrested Anis Amri's nephew and two others suspected of belonging to the same extremist network. The ministry says in a statement that Amri - suspected of driving a truck into a Christmas market crowd in Berlin, killing 12 - had sent his... more »
  • Germans search sites tied to truck suspect

    December 22, 2016 2:37 PM

    BERLIN - German federal prosecutors say they have searched properties in western Germany and in Berlin where truck attack suspect Anis Amri is believed to have spent time. Prosecutors' spokeswoman Frauke Koehler told reporters there were searches at "various locations" in North Rhine-Westphalia state and in the capital on Thursday.... more »
  • Islamic State extremists claim Berlin attack

    December 20, 2016 1:22 PM

    BERLIN - The Islamic State extremist group is claiming responsibility for the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people and left nearly 50 injured. The Islamic State group's Amaq news agency said in a statement Tuesday that "the person who carried out the truck run over... more »
  • Homeless man wanted for rape arrested; victim's son fights back during attack

    December 20, 2016 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A homeless man has been arrested for the rape of a woman whose 10-year-old son fought back during the attack. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 32-year-old Daniel Hinton for forcible second-degree rape. The incident occurred on Dec. 16 when the victim met with... more »
  • Victims' families oppose senators' bid to alter Sept. 11 law

    November 30, 2016 8:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - The families of Sept. 11 victims are voicing their opposition to a proposed change to a new law that allows them to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers. In a statement Wednesday, they say the adjustment would "effectively gut" the Justice Against Sponsors of... more »
  • Ohio State attack: Terrorism eyed as police seek more info

    November 29, 2016 10:07 AM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Investigators are looking into whether a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University that injured 11 people was an act of terror. Authorities say the attacker deliberately plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus Monday morning, and then got out and began stabbing people with... more »
  • Car bomber kills 9 at Tikrit checkpoint

    November 6, 2016 11:18 AM

    MOSUL, Iraq - A provincial spokesman says a suicide attack against a security checkpoint north of Baghdad has killed at least nine people. The spokesman for Salahuddin province, Ali al-Hamdani, says the suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car during rush hour Sunday morning into the main checkpoint at the southern... more »
  • Police: 3 men in clown masks attack Rhode Island woman

    October 27, 2016 11:18 AM

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Police in Rhode Island say they're searching for three suspects who attacked a woman while wearing clown masks. Police say the three men showed up at the woman's Providence home Tuesday night and were calling her name. The woman was attacked after she opened her door. A... more »
  • Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

    October 22, 2016 3:44 PM

    NEW YORK — Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way. On Friday, epic cyberattacks crippled a major internet firm, repeatedly disrupting the availability of popular websites across the United States. The hacker group claiming responsibility... more »
  • Police: Shark attacks surfer off Oregon coast

    October 10, 2016 9:41 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Police say a shark has attacked a surfer north of Cannon Beach off the Oregon coast. Oregon State Police spokesman Lt. Steve Mitchell says in a news release that 29-year-old Joseph Tanner of Portland, Oregon, was apparently bitten while surfing near Indian Beach at Ecola State Park... more »
  • Mall stabbing victims asked if they were Muslim

    October 6, 2016 12:04 PM

    MINNESOTA - Authorities say the 20-year-old man who stabbed 10 people last month at a central Minnesota mall asked several people whether they were Muslim before attacking. Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall said Thursday at a news conference that Dahir Ahmed Adan was armed with two steak knives. The Sept.... more »
  • Police investigate knife attack in Hammond Walmart parking lot

    August 3, 2016 3:15 PM

    HAMMOND - Police in Hammond are investigating an apparent attack that happened in the parking lot of a Walmart on West Thomas Street on Tuesday night. At around 11 p.m., a woman was getting into her car to leave the store when she was approached by a man who... more »
  • Parents won't sue Disney over son's death by gator

    July 20, 2016 11:39 AM

    ORLANDO - The parents of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World say they don't plan to sue the theme park resort over the death. Matt and Melissa Graves of Omaha, Nebraska, said in a statement Wednesday they want to focus on their family's future health. A... more »
  • Disney intern fired over alligator tweet gets job back

    July 16, 2016 3:14 PM

    ORLANDO - A Walt Disney World intern is back on the job after she was briefly fired for tweeting a photo of a sign telling employees how to respond to questions about alligators in the theme park's waters. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Shannon Sullivan was fired this week after... more »
  • New 9/11 document reveals no smoking gun of Saudi complicity

    July 16, 2016 3:04 PM

    WASHINGTON - Saudi officials hope the release of top secret pages of an early congressional inquiry into 9/11 will end allegations about Saudi complicity in the attacks. Those who pushed for Friday's release of the last chapter of the 2002 congressional report say it's only the beginning. The document says... more »
  • Truck driver behind Nice attack that killed 84 identified

    July 15, 2016 10:53 AM

    NICE, France - The Mayor of Nice has identified the driver in Thursday’s attack as 31-year-old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel. NBC News reported the identity card of the French citizen of Tunisian descent was found in the truck used in the attack that killed at 84 people. France president,... more »
  • 5 arrested after shots fired on police in Washington

    July 12, 2016 3:29 PM

    WASHINGTON - Five people have been arrested in Washington after at least one person opened fire on police, and a police spokesman says there's no indication it was a "planned attack on police." No injuries were reported. The incident early Tuesday follows recent protests over police killings of... more »
  • Dad says 2 gators involved in Disney attack that killed son

    July 3, 2016 3:37 PM

    LAKE BUENA VISTA - The father of a toddler killed by an alligator at Disney last month told rescue officials two alligators were involved in the attack. According to emails from the Reedy Creek Fire Department, Matt Graves said he was attacked by a second alligator as he tried to... more »
  • White House: US citizen among 20 killed in Bangladesh attack

    July 2, 2016 3:22 PM

    WASHINGTON - The White House says a U.S. citizen was among the 20 hostages killed in attack on a restaurant in Bangladesh. Spokesman Josh Earnest has confirmed the death Saturday. An identity has not been released. Earnest says the U.S. government has offered assistance to Bangladeshi authorities as they investigate... more »
  • Police say 2 officers killed in Bangladesh attack

    July 1, 2016 2:36 PM

    DHAKA, Bangladesh -Police say two officers have been killed by attackers who stormed a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, taking dozens of hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces. Hospital authorities said another 25 officers and one civilian were being treated for... more »
  • Bear attacks woman running marathon in New Mexico

    June 19, 2016 4:11 PM

    VALLES CALDERA NATIONAL PRESERVE - Wildlife officials say a bear attacked a woman running a marathon in a national preserve in northern New Mexico. The woman suffered several bites and scratches and had injuries to her head, neck and upper body that weren't life-threatening. The New Mexico Department of Game... more »
  • Mom pried son's head from mountain lion's mouth

    June 18, 2016 7:05 PM

    ASPEN - Authorities say a Colorado woman saved her 5-year-old son's life by prying his head from a mountain lion's mouth after the animal attacked the boy in their front yard. Pitkin County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Buglione says the woman told him she found the lion crouched over her son... more »
  • Louisiana man dies after 1,000+ bees attack in Arizona

    May 27, 2016 9:48 AM

    PHOENIX - A Louisiana man died Thursday after he and a friend were attacked by bees while hiking in Arizona. Medical examiners reported 23-year-old Alex Bestler, of Elton, Louisiana, was stung more than 1,000 times by the bees. Bestler and his friend were hiking the Merkle Trail near... more »
  • Official: 2 more Americans identified as Brussels victims

    March 27, 2016 9:30 PM

    WASHINGTON - A State Department official says 2 more Americans have been identified as killed in the attacks on Brussels, bringing the total number confirmed so far to 4. An official confirmed the deaths on grounds of anonymity Sunday night because this person was not authorized to discuss the matter... more »
  • No indication yet of any American deaths in Brussels attacks

    March 23, 2016 1:09 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration says it's unaware of any Americans killed in the Brussels attacks. State Department spokesman Mark Toner says about a dozen U.S. citizens are known to be injured. A number of other Americans remain unaccounted for. Toner says it's unclear if any Americans might be among... more »
  • Cruz's comments after attack criticized by Muslims, others

    March 23, 2016 12:48 PM

    DEARBORN, Mich. - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's call for increased surveillance in Muslim neighborhoods following the deadly bombings in Brussels is drawing sharp rebukes from Muslim Americans and civil rights groups. Cruz said Tuesday that law enforcement should be empowered to "patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become... more »
  • FBI finds way to unlock terrorists' phones; Dispute brought national attention to Baton Rouge woman's murder

    March 21, 2016 9:05 PM

    SAN BERNARDINO, CA - The FBI has cancelled a Tuesday hearing to discuss a dispute with Apple over their desire to unlock the Iphones of terrorists. The agency says they've found a 3rd party with the capability to unlock the phones of the two terrorists who killed 14 people in... more »
  • Lawmakers to hold hearing on response to terror attack

    March 18, 2016 11:47 AM

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -The terror attack that killed 14 people in California in December showed police need a protected radio channel and ambulance personnel need safety gear, emergency responders said Friday. Police, fire and medical personnel lauded interagency working relationships during a state legislative hearing convened to learn what worked... more »
  • Teenagers jumped at abandoned Six Flags Play Video

    February 1, 2016 2:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two teenage girls were robbed while taking pictures at the abandoned Six Flags amusement park, WWL TV reported Monday. The attack happened Sunday around sunset, police said. The girls, both 17, were jumped by four men with guns. The guys stole the girls' purses, cell phones... more »
  • Sentencing for "wrong neighborhood" attacker postponed

    January 28, 2016 11:14 AM

    ROUGE - A judge ordered that sentencing for a man convicted of beating a man and wife at a Baton Rouge gas station in May 2013 be put off so the court can hear arguments about whether he's a habitual offender. Donald Dickerson faces a possible life sentence if... more »
  • Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack faces arraignment

    January 6, 2016 11:08 AM

    RIVERSIDE - The friend who bought the assault rifles used in the San Bernardino attack faces arraignment on gun, immigration and terrorism-related charges. Enrique Marquez Jr. is due in a Riverside courthouse Wednesday to answer to five counts that could keep him behind bars for up to 50 years if... more »
  • News 2 learns more about last week's teen attack on mail carrier

    January 4, 2016 7:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A mail carrier is on a new route on Monday after this attack was caught on video last week. Cell phone video shows teenage boys chasing and taunting a mail carrier in the 6000 block of Linden Street. It's a story News 2 broke on Friday... more »
  • Workers return to site where San Bernardino attackers killed

    January 3, 2016 4:04 PM

    SAN BERNARDINO - The San Bernardino offices where a husband and wife killed 14 people a month ago in a terror attack reopen Monday. Nearly 600 employees of the Inland Regional Center are returning to home base. It will be an important reunion, even though many of the counselors have... more »
  • Video surfaces of teens attacking mailman Play Video

    January 1, 2016 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On Friday video surfaced of a fight between a group of teens and a mailman in Baton Rouge which led to one teen being arrested, according to police. The video, posted by BatonRougeCrime on Twitter, appears to show the group of teens surrounding the postal worker... more »
  • Family ties can help shield terrorists from detection

    December 19, 2015 7:46 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The San Bernardino terror attack represented a type of extremist plot authorities consider exceedingly difficult to detect: a conspiracy between close family members. The husband and wife who killed 14 people appear to have dropped precious few clues to what they were planning. Security experts say a... more »
  • FOLLOW UP: Deputies working night of possible inmate escape to be questioned

    December 18, 2015 12:45 PM

    PORT ALLEN – West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies who are assigned the overnight shift at the jail's work release bunk area will be questioned Friday after Baton Rouge Police said a man escaped the center and attacked a man in the parking of a hotel on the east side... more »
  • Afghan hospital said to be misidentified before being bombed

    November 25, 2015 10:25 AM

    WASHINGTON - An investigative report on the U.S. air attack that killed more than two dozen civilians at a medical charity's hospital in northern Afghanistan last month says the crew of the attacking plane misidentified the target, believing it to be a government compound taken over by the Taliban. The... more »
  • Explosive vest had type of explosives used in Paris attack

    November 23, 2015 5:31 PM

    PARIS - A French police official says that an explosive vest found in a suburb on the southern edge of Paris contained bolts and the same type of explosive used in explosive vests in the Paris attacks. The official said the vest - without a detonator - was found Monday... more »
  • LSP says no threats to Louisiana from Syrian refugee

    November 19, 2015 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Col. Mike Edmonson took to Facebook Thursday to give a point-by-point breakdown of how the Louisiana State Police responded to last week's terror attacks in France and give people an idea of the threats facing Louisiana. The short answer: there aren't any , according to Edmonson.... more »
  • Bush calls for US ground forces to fight Islamic State

    November 18, 2015 7:09 AM

    CHARLESTON - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the United States must commit U.S. ground forces to the Middle East to fight the Islamic State. In a speech in South Carolina, Bush says "air power is essential" but cannot by itself rid Syria and Iraq of the extremist Islamic group.... more »
  • French ID all 129 victims of the Paris attacks

    November 18, 2015 6:49 AM

    PARIS - The French government says all 129 people killed in attacks Friday on a Paris stadium, a concert hall and cafes have been identified. A statement released after Wednesday's Cabinet meeting says about 100 families have come to see the bodies. At least 350 people were also wounded in... more »
  • Quick thinking averted massacre at Paris stadium

    November 16, 2015 3:29 PM

    SAINT-DENIS, France - The suicide bombers' remains, clingy flecks of flesh spread in a 10-meter (yard) radius around where they exploded, were flushed down the drains of the city they sought to terrorize, washed away by municipal workers with detergent sprays and power hoses. All that's left of them now... 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 »
  • Man suffers heart attack during marathon

    October 11, 2015 4:36 PM

    CHICAGO - A man running in the Chicago Marathon has been revived by a paramedic after suffering an apparent heart attack. Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says the man in his 60s fell to the ground about 9:40 a.m. Sunday at Lake Shore Drive and Melrose Street on the... more »
  • Estranged husband indicted for wife's brutal death

    October 9, 2015 11:55 PM

    GONZALES - Friday, a grand jury indicted David Johnson, 38, on first degree murder and violation of a protective order charges in relation to his estranged wife's death earlier this summer. Prosecutors said Johnson beat the woman, Monica Johnson, to death with a baseball bat outside of their home... more »
  • Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic

    October 7, 2015 1:53 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has apologized to Doctors Without Borders for the U.S. air attack that hit the group's medical clinic in Afghanistan. Obama spoke to the group's international president, Joanne Liu, on Wednesday. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama offered his condolences to the aid... more »
  • Casino at center of lawsuit over bathroom rape Play Video

    September 23, 2015 10:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman filed suit against the Hollywood Casino after she reported being raped there earlier this year. The woman's attorney said the casino should be held accountable. At the center of the lawsuit are allegations the casino did not have enough security, putting the woman's life... more »
  • Machete attack in Ark. college town raises concerns

    September 4, 2015 6:53 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - A second violent attack on property rented by the University of Arkansas has some students and faculty wondering if more needs to be done to help Fayetteville's population of homeless people. University police have arrested a 36-year-old homeless man after a machete attack Thursday night. Police say... more »
  • Bison attack

    August 27, 2015 8:48 PM

    AVALON, CALIFORNIA- A man who should have known better got too close to a bison to take a picture and wound up getting gored and sent to the hospital. Chris Baker is head of the American Conservation Experience which works with the Catalina Island Conservancy on trail projects. ... more »
  • French official: 2 Americans subdued train gunman

    August 21, 2015 4:21 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says one U.S. military service member was injured Friday, apparently while trying to subdue a gunman who opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. The Pentagon says the service member does not have life-threatening injuries. Officials say three people were injured overall... more »
  • Woman dissed Hillary Clinton in death

    August 19, 2015 9:24 PM

    RUNNEMEDE, NEW JERSEY- A woman used her obituary to take a swipe at Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton. The obit about Elaine Fydrych says "Elaine requests, 'In lieu of flowers, please do not vote for Hillary Clinton.'" Her husband says Fydrych was a registered Democrat and not "a political... more »
  • Suspect in machete attack arrested

    August 14, 2015 5:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police said a man accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend with a machete in Plaquemine was arrested Friday afternoon. Plaquemine Parish said authorities in Ascension Parish arrested 32-year-old Avis Irvin on charges of aggravated assault, stalking, domestic abuse, damaging property, unauthorized entry into a home and fleeing officers.... more »
  • Report: Woman attacked because she looked happy

    July 15, 2015 11:11 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Deputies arrested a 16-year-old for attacking a woman while she was running on a track since she "looked happy." The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Department said the woman, who was 29-years-old, was hit in the head with a tree branch while running at the Ponchatoula Area Recreational District... more »
  • Alligator kills 28-year-old Texas man during late-night swim

    July 3, 2015 11:19 AM

    ORANGE, TX - A man has died after an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina. Police in Orange, near the state line with Louisiana, say 28-year-old Tommie Woodward was swimming in a bayou early Friday morning when the attack occurred. Orange County sheriff's deputies... more »
  • Elderly couple victims of violent attack Play Video

    June 25, 2015 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An elderly couple was held up in their apartment Wednesday morning and are now out hundreds of dollars. Adene Erron, 81, and Becky Smarr, 71, said they feel violated and the whole incident has left them shaken. "The pistol, pointing right between my eyes," said... more »
  • Victim tells jury about violent attack 'in the wrong neighborhood' Play Video

    June 23, 2015 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The star witness in an attack two years ago at a gas station near the Governor's Mansion told jurors about the frightening moments before he was knocked unconscious. David Ray said he was in line at a gas station when Donald Dickerson walked in. He claims... more »
  • North Carolina shark attacks

    June 15, 2015 9:17 AM

    OAK ISLAND, NC.- The mayor of a coastal North Carolina town where two young people were injured in shark attacks this weekend says she doesn't think emergency workers had enough time between incidents to close the beaches. A 12-year-old girl was attacked just after 4 p.m. Sunday in Oak Island,... more »
  • Police: Woman attacks two people with car and tire iron

    May 9, 2015 7:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman is accused of attempted second degree murder and aggravated battery after two people claim she attacked them during a fight Friday. Police arrested Earnesha Wolfe, 23, after two people claim she tried to run them over with her car several times. According to a... more »
  • Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

    May 6, 2015 4:43 PM

    GARLAND, Texas - The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: A do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through social media. Trying to gauge which individuals in the United... more »
  • Police: Man arrested after storming into sleeping couple's home

    May 3, 2015 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is accused of the robbery and rape of a couple while they were sleeping in their home early Friday morning. Baton Rouge Police arrested 23-year-old Willie McCormick after he and two other suspects allegedly broke down the bedroom door and attacked the couple. ... more »
  • Girl, 14, accused of attempting to strangle grandmother

    April 25, 2015 4:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are looking for a 14-year-old girl accused of trying to strangle her grandmother in New Orleans. The woman suffered a heart attack as a result. New Orleans Police are in the process of issuing an arrest warrant for the girl who reportedly choked her 71-year-old grandmother... more »
  • USS Kidd honors vets in Kamikaze attack Play Video

    April 11, 2015 8:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It was a day of remembrance for the American heroes that made the ultimate sacrifice when the USS Kidd was the site of a Kamikaze attack. It was the 70th anniversary remembering the attack made by a Japanese aircraft that plowed into the ship on April... more »

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