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  • Woman claims self-defense in face of attempted murder charge

    January 28, 2016 2:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a woman on attempted murder charges after she was accused of stabbing a man during an argument. 49-year-old Betty Canada was booked on an attempted second degree murder charge after she was taken into custody Wednesday. Investigators say Canada was... more »
  • Two-year-old boy in critical condition, mother charged with attempted murder

    October 27, 2015 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman in Baton Rouge is facing attempted murder charges accused of trying to kill her two-year-old son. The child was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He has neurological impairment and many broken bones. Samantha Snell, 29, of 8562 Rush Avenue is charged with Attempted... more »
  • Zachary man accused of attempted murders in W. Feliciana

    August 6, 2015 4:46 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in West Feliciana Parish announced the arrest Thursday of a Zachary man for a shooting this past weekend. Deputies accused 22-year-old Lionel Haile of four counts of attempted second degree murder for the shooting on August 2. The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
  • Police make arrest in attempted murder case

    July 8, 2015 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said the suspect in a shooting earlier this week surrendered Wednesday to detectives in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said 27-year-old Travis Thomas surrendered to charges of second-degree attempted murder, illegal use of a weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm.... more »
  • Man in serious condition after Livingston shooting

    June 11, 2015 9:55 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A man is in serious condition after a shooting in Denham Springs late Thursday afternoon. The victim was shot in his upper torso and is being treated at a local hospital. The victim still has not been identified. Deputies arrested Thomas Logan, 31530 Violet Circle,... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to fatal shooting at construction company Play Video

    May 15, 2015 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Slaughter man who went on a shooting rampage at Grady Crawford Construction Co. in 2009, several months after the Baton Rouge firm fired him, has pleaded guilty to killing two workers and wounding a third. Richard Matthews' guilty pleas came three months after state District Judge... 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 »
  • Man charged with Blvd De Province shooting

    April 10, 2015 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they've arrested a suspect in a shooting near a BREC Park this week. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said investigators charged 20-year-old Qwenton Bureau with negligent injuring and illegal use of a weapon in the April 8 shooting. Police said they found the 21-year-old victim... more »
  • Attempted murder suspects arrested

    December 28, 2014 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested two men for their suspected involvement in a shooting in Baton Rouge. It happened on Washington Avenue not far from Memorial Stadium. Gregory Gustave, 19, and Joshua Harris, 19, were arrested after robbing two men at gun point and shooting one of... more »
  • One arrest after group attack with bricks, bats

    December 17, 2014 12:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged one person with attempted murder this week after investigators said a group of women with baseball bats and bricks attacked someone in their car, then fired several shots into the vehicle. Baton Rouge Police charged Alonzonesha Garner Tuesday with attempted second-degree murder and illegal... more »
  • BRPD: Man commits suicide after shooting girlfriend in leg

    November 7, 2014 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is underway in Baton Rouge following a domestic shooting early Friday morning. It happened just after 4:00 a.m. in the 4800 block of Doral Dr. According to police, LaMarcus Ray, 35, shot his girlfriend in the leg during an argument before shooting himself in... more »
  • Sheriff: attempted murder after victim pays for sex

    October 12, 2014 1:34 PM

    ZACHARY - East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies say a Central man, William Bottoms, 25, was arrested after he held a man at gunpoint and tried to rob him. Officials say Bottoms went to the victim's car and told him to give up his cash. When the victim said all... more »
  • Man accused of attempted murder in Sept. shooting

    October 7, 2014 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man faces a range of charges including attempted second degree murder after he was arrested by EBR deputies Tuesday. Dajuan Hills, 21, was booked on charges of attempted second degree murder, possession of Schedule II drugs, criminal damage to property, illegal use of a weapon,... more »
  • State details events leading up to 5-year-old's murder Play Video

    August 22, 2014 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The state released details of its preliminary investigation in the death of a five-year-old who was allegedly killed by his father earlier in the week. WBRZ's Investigative Unit obtained the information late Friday. State case workers said Jay'V'une Bergin was passed from family member to family... more »
  • Grandmother's tirade after 5-year-old is nearly beaten to death Play Video

    August 19, 2014 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An emotional grandmother believes her grandson's father bullied his way into having his son live with him, a move that now has the five-year-old on the edge of death at a hospital. Jayvian Isaiah Bergin was nearly beaten to death and rescued from his father's care Tuesday.... more »
  • Child's father arrested, accused of beating son Play Video

    August 19, 2014 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he beat his 5-year-old boy so badly the child was put in the hospital in critical condition. Baton Rouge Police accused Vernell Day, 36, of attempted first-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm... more »
  • BRPD: Man tried to run detectives down

    August 5, 2014 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he tried to run several officers over during an attempted traffic stop Monday night. Investigators charged Damiene Lewis, 36, with the attempted murder of a police officer, drug possession, aggravated flight, and careless operation of a vehicle.... more »
  • Police: Man arrested for rape, kidnapping and multiple robberies Play Video

    July 27, 2014 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police arrested a teen accused of going on a crime spree that involved three robberies, two women kidnapped and raped, two vehicles stolen, and one man shot early Sunday morning. Officials say Andre Young, 19, and some other people robbed a woman on McClelland... more »
  • Roommate dispute leads to kitchen knife stabbing

    July 24, 2014 3:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man faces an attempted second degree murder charge after he stabbed one of his roommates with a kitchen knife during an argument, according to BRPD. Police said they arrested 51-year-old Todd Banks after they received reports that Banks stabbed a 53-year-old man who lived in... more »
  • Deputies capture gunman in trailer park shooting Play Video

    May 27, 2014 10:15 AM

    PRARIEVILLE - Ascension Parish Deputies have captured the suspected gunman following a shooting early Tuesday morning. Deputies charged Jiterrance Brown, 25, with two counts of attempted murder. They think he shot Monique Delmore, 31, as she escorted Edgar Westbrook, 42, to his car this morning. Westbrook was shot... more »
  • BRPD: Man wanted for stabbing

    April 10, 2014 9:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police need your help to find a man wanted for attempted murder. 46-year-old Vyron Cater is accused of stabbing another man in his chest during an altercation outside of a club. According to BRPD, the knife narrowly missed his heart. Anyone with information on Carter's... more »
  • Man arrested for attempted murder

    April 4, 2014 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested a man on attempted murder charges, accused of stabbing and beating his wife. Police say Trolando Richardson confronted the victim at her apartment complex, pushed her down the stairs and punched her in the face. The victim told police that... more »
  • 1 shot, 1 arrested in Lafourche pit bull argument

    January 21, 2014 2:18 PM

    THIBODAUX- The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says an argument over whose pit bull was better ended in bloodshed after one man went home to get a shotgun and fired into the other man's car. 29-year-old Nicholas Queen was booked Monday with attempted first-degree murder. He's being held in lieu of... more »
  • Man accused of shooting at officer after hold-up

    January 7, 2014 1:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they caught up with a man wanted for holding up a Baton Rouge fast food restaurant last month and shooting at an officer who tried to arrest him. Police arrested Willie Vinning, 23, on suspicion of attempted murder of a police officer and armed... more »
  • BR Police arrest man in shooting

    January 3, 2014 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested 38-year-old Roy Hayward after they said he shot a woman in chest. Police said the shooting came after an argument around 4:00 a.m. Friday at 12041 Province Place. The woman was brought to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Hayward faces... more »
  • Police: woman killed husband, poisoned children

    December 30, 2013 8:51 AM

    CASA GRANDE, Ariz. - An Arizona woman is accused of trying to poison her four children, including one who died, and of stabbing her husband, all on Christmas. Casa Grande police say 35-year-old Connie Villa was arrested on suspicion of one count of first-degree murder and four counts of attempted... more »
  • Hearing set for man accused of ramming Angola gate

    September 30, 2013 7:51 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - A 26-year-old Houma man charged with attempted second-degree murder after ramming the front gate at the state penitentiary is scheduled for a Dec. 5 motions hearing after pleading not guilty Sept. 19. Floyd Tillman also faces charges of cruelty to juveniles, simple criminal damage to property... more »
  • Charges upgraded in Angola gate crash

    September 9, 2013 3:23 PM

    ANGOLA - Sheriff's deputies upgraded charges today against the man accused of crashing into the Angola prison's main gates this weekend to include attempted murder. A judge set a bond for Floyd Tilliman at $225,000 today. Investigators said they added the charge because he also rammed his vehicle into... 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 »
  • Tattoo war

    August 7, 2013 8:05 PM

    COQUILLE, OREGON- A war between tattoo parlor owners led to attempted murder charges against one for trying to shoot the other. Police say David Edgar Wonnacott who owns Bay Area Ink tried to kill Flying Chicken Tattoo owner Brian Graham as Graham drove to his shop. Investigators say Wonnacott was... more »
  • Man accused of trying to kill pregnant girlfriend

    August 2, 2013 11:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 19-year-old Baton Rouge man after they said he tried to shoot and kill his pregnant girlfriend this morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested Gregory Williams after the shooting around 1:30 a.m. at Kings Court Apartments. Investigators said Williams shot his girlfriend... more »
  • Man released on bond in teen's shooting

    July 30, 2013 6:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans homeowner facing an attempted second-degree murder charge in the shooting of a teenager has been released on bond - again - after being ordered back to court. Thirty-three-year-old Merritt Landry posted a $100,000 property bond Tuesday. Landry had posted bond the same day he... 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 »
  • Rape, attempted murder charges after hotel shooting

    May 31, 2013 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man is in jail after an alleged sex deal ended in a shooting early this morning. Clifton Lee Jones, 37, was arrested after reports of gunfire in a room at the Comfort Suites on Valley Creek. Police say Jones was climbing out a rear... more »
  • Shooting suspect wanted in Plaquemine

    May 20, 2013 7:40 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police in Plaquemine are searching for a man they say shot two people over the weekend. Police are looking for 19-year-old Shannon Dale Holmes, Jr. of Addis. Holmes is accused of firing shots at a crowd at a convenience store off Highway 1, injuring two people... 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 »
  • One dead after attempted murder, suicide overnight Play Video

    May 2, 2013 12:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A man is dead after sheriff's deputies said he shot his wife, then turned the gun on himself early this morning in Livingston Parish. The Livingston Parish coroner's office said Charles Irby, 79, died after the shooting this morning on Cecil Drive in Denham Springs. ... 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 »
  • Two arrested after large fight, shooting

    April 1, 2013 3:45 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people they said were involved in a large fight and shooting recently in Donaldsonville. Investigators accused Charles Ealem, 43, of attempted second-degree murder after they said he shot someone during the fight on March 28. Deputies said the victim remains in the hospital.... more »
  • Wife arrested, accused of shooting husband four times

    March 18, 2013 4:41 PM

    HAMMOND- A woman is accused of shooting her husband four times and has been arrested and charged with attempted second degree murder. Alesha Douglas, 42, was arrested Sunday morning. Deputies said her husband called 911 about 2:00 a.m. and only gave his address. When they arrived, Douglas was... more »
  • Man accused of shooting at sheriff's deputy

    February 7, 2013 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An Iberville Parish man is in jail, accused of trying to kill an East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy. Stephen Gordon, 23, was reported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office last night when he was seen on Chippendale Drive, off of Tiger Bend Road, holding... 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 »
  • Lafayette woman booked with attempted murder

    January 2, 2013 10:14 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Police say a 37-year-old Lafayette woman faces a charge of attempted second-degree murder for allegedly slitting a man's throat. Officers were dispatched to a home shortly before 11:30 a.m. Monday and found Chandra Hamilton standing outside. According to the arrest affidavit, Hamilton told officers that "the victim's... more »

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