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  • Man arrested after attempted rape at gunpoint

    June 2, 2014 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a man accused of attempting to rape a 15-year-old at gunpoint Sunday. Law enforcement charged 44-year-old Johnnie Pearson with attempted armed robbery, attempted aggravated rape and kidnapping charges. He also faces charges for carrying a firearm as he was convicted of manslaughter... more »
  • Man accused of punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

    April 18, 2014 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 25-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested and charged with attempted first degree feticide after he allegedly punched his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach. Officers say Marty Green hit the woman in the stomach while she slept in December 2013. She is nine weeks pregnant with... more »
  • Suspects wanted in fast food attempted robbery

    December 3, 2013 2:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating an attempted robbery of a fast food restaurant in Baton Rouge. Police say two men walked into the McDonald's in the 5200 block of Florida Boulevard just after midnight with guns, and demanded personal items. The suspects then took off on foot before... more »
  • Port Allen man arrested on attempted murder charges

    August 26, 2013 11:44 AM

    MARKSVILLE - A Port Allen man is in custody in Avoyelles Parish after he allegedly tried to run over sheriff's deputies and then led officers on a vehicle chase that went through two parishes. The Town Talk reports 45-year-old Kenneth Adams was arrested early Friday in Point Coupee Parish after... more »
  • Police: Teen chopped man's ear off with machete

    July 1, 2013 3:21 PM

    SLIDELL - Police in Slidell arrested a 16-year-old after they said he tried to kill his brother's friend with a two-foot-long machete. Police said when they arrived they found the victim with his neck slashed and the 16-year-old suspect standing in the street, holding the machete. Investigators said... more »
  • Suspect faces 20 charges in Mother's Day shooting

    May 16, 2013 9:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Jail records show that the suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that wounded 19 people faces 20 charges of attempted second-degree murder. Nineteen-year-old Akein Scott was arrested Wednesday night in the Little Woods section of New Orleans. He was already facing a gun and drug possession charge... more »
  • Man accused of stabbing, feticide due in court

    April 8, 2013 10:37 AM

    LIVINGSTON - A man accused of stabbing his wife and cutting their unborn child out of her stomach is scheduled to be in court this afternoon. Jeffrey Reynolds is due in court around 1 p.m. in Livingston Parish for a hearing over pre-trial motions. Reynolds faces feticide and... more »
  • Teen gets 20 years in mall shooting after guilty plea

    January 22, 2013 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen received a two-decade sentence today after pleading guilty to attempted murder charges in connection with a shooting at the Mall of Louisiana last year. Johnny Williams, who was 17 when the shooting happened last, received the 20-year sentence for charges of attempted... more »
  • Man sought for deadly Baton Rouge shooting

    January 17, 2013 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting this morning in Baton Rouge. Police said Deaundre Williams, 20, is wanted for murder and attempted murder after the shooting in the 1800 block of 71st Street just before 2 a.m. ... more »
  • Man kidnapped, tortured and shot; lives to ID suspects check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 26, 2012 6:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man endured 24 hours of torture, being kidnapped and shot multiple times, then lived to tell police who he believes did it. Police arrested Daniel Westley, 26, Travis Barlow, 26, and Terrell Anthony, 30, are accused of kidnapping the victim on September 15 near Jean... more »
  • EBRSO asking for help finding att. murder suspect

    September 14, 2012 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish asked for the public's help finding a man accused of trying to kill two people with his vehicle. Casey Hicks with EBRSO said detectives are looking for Jonathan Bell, 25, in suspicion of attempted second-degree murder. She said... more »
  • BRPD investigating attempted murder, suicide

    May 29, 2012 4:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a shooting in Baton Rouge this afternoon appears to be a suicide and attempted murder. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said they were called to the 4000 block of Tuscarora Street around 2:20 p.m. today. A man at the scene was found... more »
  • Police: Man wanted for shooting two in car

    April 23, 2012 4:13 PM

    ROSELAND - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office wants your help to find a suspect that they say shot two people in a car Sunday, leaving them both in critical condition. Deserie Antonio Johnson, 31, is wanted on two counts of attempted second degree murder. Police reports say Johnson was... more »
  • Attempted abduction of teenage girl

    March 14, 2012 11:55 AM

    BAYOU L'OURSE - Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office reports an Hispanic couple attempted to abduct a 14-year-old girl as she walked home from a convenience store. It happened yesterday at the corner of Highway 398 and Highway 663 in Bayou L'Ourse. The teenager said the couple pulled up along side of... more »
  • Suspect accused of shooting cop has extensive criminal background check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 1, 2012 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Forty-one-year-old Michael Anthony Joseph has been in and out of prison since he was 19 years old. Baton Rouge Police say he shot a cop after a brief struggle on Sycamore Street Wednesday night. Joseph was stopped while riding a bike, and investigators say the officer... more »
  • BRPD searching for gunman in attempted robbery

    January 30, 2012 2:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A gunman is at large this morning after police say the person shot a man in the back during an attempted robbery. Officers arrived to the parking lot of Sonic Drive-In on S. Sherwood Forest at Old Hammond just before 10:00 p.m. Sunday night. There... more »
  • EBRSO searching for attempted murder suspect

    December 5, 2011 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish released the name of a man they said tried to shoot and kill another person twice in the same day. According to Casey Hicks with the EBR Sheriff's Office, deputies are searching for John Goza, 24, for attempted second degree... more »
  • Tangipahoa manhunt continues, search area expands

    October 20, 2011 5:41 PM

    KENTWOOD- Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards says there has been no contact with suspect Kaunda Magee since he shot a police dog tracking him Wednesday. Magee has been on the run in a wooded area near Kentwood for more than a week. He is wanted for rape and kidnapping charges.... more »
  • Duheart given 20 years for attempted murder

    August 19, 2011 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge sentenced Denako Duheart today to 20 years for an attempted murder in 2009. Duheart was convicted in a bench trial this past November of shooting a man on Chippewa Street. Attorneys used taped witness testimony in the trial after previous murder charges against... more »
  • Belle Rose man arrested for attempted murder

    January 20, 2011 2:59 PM

    A man accused of attempted 2nd Degree Murder in Assumption Parish is now behind bars. Deputies say 20 year-old Jarron Collins walked up to the victim with a gun while the victim was sitting in his car. They say the victim tried to wrestle away the gun from... more »
  • Two men arrested for attempted murder in Assumption Parish

    January 18, 2011 1:27 PM

    Napoleonville-Two men accused of attempted murder in Assumption Parish, are now under arrest. Deputies say 17 year-old Jordy Brown and 18 year-old Calvin Johnson drove up to two men in Napoleonville, telling them to "give it up and get out of the truck". One of the victims was... more »
  • Girl's godparents arrested in possibly-fatal abuse

    January 10, 2011 6:43 PM

    GONZALES – A two-year-old child is not expected to survive injuries that sent her godparents to jail for attempted murder, according to authorities in Ascension Parish. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 28-year-old Shantell Donahue and 27-year-old Terrell Donahue after interviewing them about severe head and abdomen injuries the child,... more »
  • Suspect in Arizona shooting held without bail

    January 10, 2011 3:53 PM

    PHOENIX - The suspect in a deadly Arizona shooting is being held without bail and has been assigned a lawyer who defended Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Timothy McVeigh. Jared Loughner entered a Phoenix courtroom Monday handcuffed and wearing a tan inmate uniform. His head is shaved and he has a... more »
  • EBRSO: Argument, shooting leads to att. murder arrests

    January 8, 2011 12:13 PM

    ZACHARY - A fight that included gunshots has put two people in jail in suspicion of attempted murder, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. Casey Hicks with EBRSO said deputies arrested 19-year-old Jamarco Robinson and 27-year-old Marlene Rogers after the shooting was reported around 11:30 p.m.... more »
  • Man charged with att. murder in shooting of ex-wife

    January 7, 2011 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities have identified the man accused of shooting his ex-wife in the neck during a fight this morning at her Baton Rouge home. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies arrested 46-year-old Girard Smith on attempted murder charges in connection with the incident at her Rampart Court home.... more »

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