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  • Denham Springs Police officer accused of abusing ex-wife

    May 11, 2016 4:19 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Detectives in Livingston Parish say a Denham Springs Police officer was arrested Tuesday after a domestic battery incident involving his former wife. According to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard, deputies arrested 30-year-old Landon Blake Groger for one count of misdemeanor domestic abuse battery. Ard said the... more »
  • Man accused of kidnapping woman from casino, raping and robbing her

    May 10, 2016 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they’ve arrested a man accused of robbing, kidnapping and raping a woman after he picked her up at an area casino while she was intoxicated. 42-year-old John Mack, of Baton Rouge, was booked on charges of simple robbery, second degree kidnapping, simple battery, unauthorized... more »
  • Sen. Troy Brown pleads not guilty to simple battery charge

    April 8, 2016 1:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS ( WWLTV ) - State Sen. Troy Brown will stand trial on May 13 in a simple battery case at Orleans Parish Criminal Court after entering a not-guilty plea Friday. Brown, D-Napoleonville, is accused of punching in the face a woman police have dubbed his “side friend.”... more »
  • Comedian Katt Williams arrested on battery charge in Georgia

    February 29, 2016 4:36 PM

    GAINESVILLE - Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on a battery charge in Georgia after a store employee told police that Williams punched him during an argument. Gainesville police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook says officers responded to an assault call at a pool supply store around 11:30 a.m. Monday. Holbrook says... more »
  • BRPD: Man wanted for beating, threatening wife considered armed and dangerous

    February 19, 2016 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking for a suspect accused of attacking his estranged wife, threatening her life and damaging her vehicle in a Baton Rouge parking lot. 32-year-old John Hicks is wanted by Baton Rouge Police on active warrants for domestic abuse battery with child endangerment, violation of... more »
  • Judge convicts former state fire inspector on battery count

    February 19, 2016 11:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish judge has found a former state Fire Marshal's Office captain guilty of second-degree battery for pistol-whipping a Jackson Square artist last summer outside a French Quarter bar. 50-year-old Richard Abbott, who spent a dozen years with the Fire Marshal's Office, faces up to five... more »
  • Man accused of beating girlfriend, resisting deputies

    January 24, 2016 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge man tackled and began beating his girlfriend outside his home on Florida Blvd. Saturday afternoon. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance at 5:12 p.m. Saturday afternoon. According to EBRSO, a woman told investigators that she... more »
  • Man wanted by Gonzales PD in connection with October attack

    January 21, 2016 11:33 AM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public’s assistance Thursday morning in locating a man accused of an attack at a Gonzales convenient store last fall. Gonzales Police say 23-year-old David Foreman is wanted for second degree battery, stemming from the incident that happened on Oct. 28. Law enforcement said... more »
  • Police officer accused of beating, kidnapping wife

    January 6, 2016 11:26 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Plaquemine Police officer Tuesday on charges he attacked and kidnapped his estranged wife. Deputies accused 28-year-old Justin Bush of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and malfeasance in office. Sheriff Brett Stassi said they were notified Tuesday that Bush's wife called Plaquemine... more »
  • Man accused of beating woman with tire rim

    January 4, 2016 2:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a Baton Rouge man with aggravated battery after officers said he hit a woman in the face with a tire rim over the weekend. Officers arrested 36-year-old Sherman Lee Bessie Monday morning, and said he also had an outstanding warrant for attempted murder in... more »
  • Woman accused of threatening officer during drug arrest

    December 31, 2015 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police charged a Baton Rouge woman with battery and intimidating a police officer after her arrest on drug charges Wednesday. Baton Rouge Police said 34-year-old Monica Hatch hit an officer and said she would have his job and badge after she was arrested for marijuana possession.... more »
  • Man accused of trapping ex-girlfriend in car, raping her at gunpoint

    December 23, 2015 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man after he was accused of trapping his ex-girlfriend in his car, driving her to a secluded place and raping her at gunpoint. 19-year-old Kenneth Johnson was booked on charges of aggravated rape, false imprisonment, offender armed with... more »
  • Deputies accuse man of second attack against prostitute

    December 17, 2015 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies accused an East Baton Rouge Parish man this week of attacking at prostitute, arresting him about an hour after he bonded out of prison on similar charges. Sheriff's deputies booked 22-year-old Willie Hill on charges of armed robbery and second degree aggravated battery Wednesday. He... more »
  • APSO searching for Baker woman for kidnapping, battery

    December 13, 2015 3:26 PM

    BAKER – Deputies are looking for a Baker woman who investigators said hit an employee multiple times with a handgun and left in a ditch Saturday. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office said 36-year-old Tondalynn Abraham is wanted for aggravated battery and aggravated kidnapping. Investigators said Abraham was traveling... more »
  • Southern U. student accused of threatening teachers, officers

    November 30, 2015 3:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University Campus Police arrested a student after authorities said he refused to leave the classroom where he was caught attempting to cheat on an exam. Malik Collins, 19, was booked on charges of battery on a police officer (two counts), resisting arrest, threatening a public... more »
  • Student accused of hitting teacher, deputy over sunflower seeds

    October 15, 2015 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A sheriff's deputy arrested a 17-year-old student in East Baton Rouge Parish Wednesday after the deputy said the girl scratched her teacher, stole the teacher's phone and hit the deputy during a confrontation. The sheriff's office charged Tytiana Jones with battery of a school teacher and... more »
  • Fiance says she's not afraid of LSU's Domond after choking arrest

    May 27, 2015 1:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge gave LSU football player Jevonte Domond a $3,000 bond and a stern warning after his court appearance Wednesday on charges he choked his fiance. The Tigers indefinitely suspended Domond, a 22-year-old offensive tackle, after his arrest on Memorial Day for felony domestic abuse battery.... more »
  • Man arrested for domestic violence after giving false statement

    May 1, 2015 1:02 PM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a man accused of beating his wife after the couple turned up at Gonzales emergency room claiming they had been jumped by several men just after midnight Wednesday. 29-year-old Gregory Alix Jr. and his wife arrived at St. Elizabeth Hospital just after 12:30 a.m. with... more »
  • Man arrested for beating up mother and daughter

    April 18, 2015 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man after a woman claims he broke into her home and brutally beat up her and her daughter Friday afternoon. Deputies arrested Charles Videau, 39, from Sunshine La, after the victim told officers she came home and noticed someone made forced entry into... more »
  • LSU defensive back Jalen Mills goes on trial next week

    April 3, 2015 2:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Court documents say the prosecution plans to use screenshots of text messages and photos of the victim in the trial against LSU defensive back Jalen Mills. Mills' trial for simple battery is set to begin Wednesday in Baton Rouge. State Judge Richard Moore will preside over the... more »
  • Man wanted for kidnapping, battery arrested in Baton Rouge

    March 9, 2015 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A traffic stop in Baton Rouge has landed one man behind bars. Police stopped Gilbert Lathan on Sunday, when they saw Lathan toss a small bag of drugs under his car. Lathan, who already had a warrant out for his arrest on a number of charges... more »
  • Man accused of breaking woman's nose with headbutt

    February 12, 2015 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he headbutted a pregnant woman in front of her two young children, breaking her nose. Police accused 25-year-old Sam Mitchell of domestic abuse, battery and child endangerment for the Feb. 10 incident. Investigators said Mitchell and... more »
  • Woman accused of beating dialysis patient

    February 11, 2015 12:44 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Police in West Baton Rouge Parish asked for the public's help finding a woman who investigators said beat an elderly dialysis patient recently. Port Allen Police said they have an arrest warrant for 47-year-old Alenthea Moore on suspicion of second degree battery. Investigators said last... more »
  • Teens arrested after fight at Tara High

    February 10, 2015 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies charged two teens with felonies after investigators said the pair jumped a 15-year-old boy at Tara High School this week. Deputies arrested 18-year-old Johnny Moore and 17-year-old Darius Watts after the fight Monday. Investigators said on Monday a deputy working extra duty for... more »
  • Deputy arrested after violent tirade

    January 27, 2015 9:46 PM

    PIERRE PART - An Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy was arrested and fired from his job Tuesday after an altercation he had with his wife and a fellow officer. The sheriff's office said Gary Ellis, Jr, 30, was booked on charges after he come home from a day of drinking,... more »
  • 2 students accused of attacking teachers arrested

    December 10, 2014 3:54 PM

    DARROW - Two students are behind bars Wednesday evening after they were arrested based on accusations that they each attacked a teacher within hours of each other earlier today at the Ascension Parish Alternative School. Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said the first of the separate incidents occurred when... more »
  • Hotel spa masseur booked with sexual battery

    October 28, 2014 5:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans masseur is accused of sexual battery on a woman during a session at the Ritz-Carlton spa, where massages cost $145 to $275. Thirty-year-old Charles J. Russo's bond was set Monday at $75,000. He remains in the Orleans Parish jail. It was not clear whether... more »
  • Mills pleads not guilty to battery charge

    October 14, 2014 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Suspended LSU football player Jalen Mills pleaded not guilty during formal arraignment today on battery charges from an incident this summer. Mills was not at court, and his attorney entered the plea on his behalf. Mills faces simple battery charges after witnesses said he punched... more »
  • Police: Battery at LSU union a hoax

    September 6, 2014 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police say a girl lied about a battery on campus some time before kickoff of the LSU game. Capt. Cory Lalonde, LSU police, tells News 2 that the girl accused the man of bumping into her and then grabbing her arm. She later said she... more »
  • Group booked following shooting at party

    July 2, 2014 9:19 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies have made several arrests following an investigation into a shooting at a party in Prairieville on June 28th. Investigators say a young woman held a party in the 15000 block of Daigle Rd. while her parents were out of town. It was supposed... more »
  • Jindal signs harsher penalties for referee attacks

    June 23, 2014 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parents who attack referees at their children's athletic events will face toughened penalties. Gov. Bobby Jindal's office announced Monday the governor has signed a bill increasing punishment for conviction of the misdemeanor crime of battery of a school or recreation contest official. The crime had carried a... more »
  • LSU DB accused of knocking woman out, posts bond Play Video

    June 11, 2014 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested LSU defensive back Jalen Mills early Wednesday morning following accusations he knocked a woman out. Mills posted a $10,000 bond and was released from jail Wednesday afternoon. Investigators charged the junior with second degree battery for the May 4 incident at an apartment... more »
  • EBRSO look for help IDing man accused of battery

    June 6, 2014 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives asked for the public's help Friday identifying a man who investigators said attacked and beat up an East Baton Rouge Parish store's employee recently. Sheriff's deputies said it happened on May 30 at a business in the southern part of the parish. Deputies said... more »
  • Brad Pitt attacked at 'Maleficent' premiere

    May 29, 2014 2:14 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - A man was led away in handcuffs after allegedly attacking Brad Pitt on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the movie "Maleficent." Pitt was apparently unhurt and soon resumed signing autographs. Witnesses saw the man from the fan area jump over a barrier on... more »
  • BRPD arrest man accused of battery, rape

    May 27, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested arrested a Baton Rouge man accused of battery and rape early Monday morning. Police said 53-year-old Richard Hughes, Jr. punched his girlfriend in the back of the head and grabbed her by the hair after she refused to perform sex acts on him. ... more »
  • Man arrested in stabbing of 3-month-old

    April 16, 2014 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man on charges of stabbing his 3-month-old child and beating the child's mother. Jason Jarreau is facing battery, domestic abuse, and cruelty to juveniles charges. Investigators say the mother told them that Jarreau struck her while she was holding the... more »
  • Man arrested after car chase

    April 7, 2014 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man trying to escape a traffic stop crashed into two cars and was arrested on a number of charges including battery on a police officer. Deputies say Carl McFadden was driving with a broken taillight Sunday afternoon. When a patrol unit tried to stop him,... more »
  • Man accused of rape, battery

    April 4, 2014 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge arrested a man on charges of rape and battery. Police say Terry Selvage chased the victim into the bathroom when she tried to get away from him, and then Selvage kicked her into the bathtub where he began to beat her. ... more »
  • Two arrested in stabbing and kidnapping

    March 20, 2014 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people have been arrested in the stabbing and kidnapping of a woman. Police say Christopher Boudreaux broke into the house of his ex-wife, stabbed her and took her away. The victim told police that Boudreaux then forced her into the car of his girlfriend,... more »
  • Police point to discipline problems for teacher arrest Play Video

    March 14, 2014 6:29 PM

    BAKER- Police are pointing to discipline problems at Baker Middle School as a reason one teacher may have taken discipline into her own hands. Deborah Anderson was arrested and charged with simple battery after police say she grabbed a student's shirt and 'yanked' him into the hallway because his... more »
  • Man arrested for fight over pool game

    January 2, 2014 11:21 AM

    PIERRE PART - A 17-year-old Pierre Part man has been arrested on battery charges. The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office says Trey Hebert was arrested after a fight over a pool game early in the morning of January 1 at T-Herm's Lakeview Inn Bar. A 39-year-old man suffered a... more »
  • Casino patrons arrested for battery of guard

    November 21, 2013 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A rowdy group of patrons at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel, accused of beating up a security guard, have been arrested. State Police say on November 5, Louis Joseph Robertson, Jack Simon Robertson and Keith Henderson were asked to leave the casino, when Jack... more »
  • Man arrested after toddler tests positive for STD

    October 28, 2013 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a man of sexual battery after they said he transmitted gonorrhea to a 3-year-old girl. Authorities booked Rodney Granger, 20, into the parish prison on Oct. 25 on two counts of felony sexual battery. Investigators said the child was taken to a clinic... more »
  • LaSalle Parish deputy arrested on rape charges

    September 27, 2013 11:47 AM

    JENA - A sheriff's deputy in LaSalle Parish has been arrested on forcible rape and domestic battery charges. State police investigators arrested Clarence Breland Jr. today. Trooper Scott Moreau says Breland is being held at the LaSalle Parish Detention Center without bond. State police have not released any details... more »
  • BRPD officer accused of battery

    September 17, 2013 3:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A member of the Baton Rouge Police Department is in trouble with the law this afternoon. Detectives have arrested 24 year-old Taylor Derousselle on a misdemeanor charge of Simple Battery. Derousselle is accused of punching an employee of The Varsity Theater in the face, while... more »
  • Environmentalists: Be sure plant site is clean

    August 11, 2013 10:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Environmental activists are asking the state to ensure that hazardous wastes left after the closure of a battery recycling plant don't cause any harm. The Exide Technologies Baton Rouge Recycling Center is preparing to shut down. The Louisiana Environmental Action Network has asked the state Department of... more »
  • Board yanks doctor's license after arrest

    July 19, 2013 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A doctor had his medical license pulled by the State Board of Medical Examiners after he was accused of inappropriately touching a patient. Dr. Howard Gidden was arrested and charged with sexual battery last week. A female patient told police he fondled her during treatment for a... more »
  • Doctor accused of sexual battery with patient

    July 12, 2013 2:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge doctor Friday, accusing him of battery and inappropriate behavior with a female patient. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said BRPD officers arrested Dr. Howard Gidden, 63, on suspicion of simple battery and sexual battery. Investigators said Gidden behaved in an "inappropriate manner"... more »
  • DA formally charging LSU RB Hill in bar fight Play Video

    July 8, 2013 2:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore says his office is formally charging LSU running back Jeremy Hill and another man with misdemeanor simple battery in connection with a late-April scuffle in a bar parking lot. Moore says Hill and Robert Bayardo, who is not an... more »
  • Former parish president accused of battering wife

    May 31, 2013 4:37 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested former Livingston Parish President Mike Grimmer after they said he attacked his wife overnight at their home in Walker. Capt. John Sharp with Walker Police said Grimmer's wife called them around midnight to report a disturbance, and when investigators arrived at the home they determined... more »
  • People, D.A. react to Chief's statement on beating

    May 17, 2013 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Reaction is mixed after the city's top cop released a statement concerning the attack on a family in the northern part of town. Police Chief Carl Dabadie said there were serious errors in judgment after a husband, wife, and their daughter were beaten at a gas station... more »
  • BRPD Chief: Summons in gas station attack "mistake"

    May 17, 2013 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police Chief Carl Dabadie said today two people connected to what he called a "brutal" attack at a Baton Rouge gas station should have been arrested, not just ticketed. "That was a mistake and an error of judgment," Dabadie said in a press release emailed this... more »
  • Judge to LSU's Hill: no bars, be home at 9 p.m.

    May 7, 2013 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A judge was forceful with LSU running back Jeremy Hill, telling him not to go to bars and also setting up a curfew. Judge Bonnie Jackson told Hill Tuesday "not to go to any bars... anywhere." Hill will also be under a curfew from 9 p.m.... more »
  • Attorney: LSU's Jeremy Hill heckled before punch

    May 2, 2013 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU running back Jeremy Hill's attorney said the evidence showing Hill punching another man does not show the events leading to the hit that has him in serious trouble. Marci Blaize said her client was heckled about past legal trouble prior to the part of the fight... more »
  • New Orleans police officer booked with forcible rape

    April 18, 2013 10:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans police officer has been arrested and booked with the alleged forcible rape of a 15 year-old girl. Police spokeswoman Remi Braden says 42-year-old Desmond Pratt was also booked on charges of sexual battery. Braden says Pratt was placed on emergency suspension without pay following... more »
  • Woman accused of hitting co-worker with bottle

    March 28, 2013 8:54 AM

    BOSSIER CITY- A Shreveport woman is accused of battery after police say she hit a co-worker with a bottle of steak sauce. Bossier City police say 30-year-old Lashonda Turner and 23-year-old Heather Mattingly were working at steak house Sunday when they got into an argument and Turner allegedly grabbed a... more »
  • 2 officers with Covington PD face charges

    March 25, 2013 5:20 PM

    COVINGTON - Two Covington Police officers have been arrested on charges of simple battery and malfeasance in office. Monday's arrest of former Officer Anthony Adams and Officer Nicholas Harper came in connection with the alleged use of excessive force on someone being arrested at the police department. The alleged incident... more »
  • Scott not expected to testify in sexual battery trial

    March 20, 2013 11:27 AM

    GONZALES - Former LSU running back Charles Scott is not expected to take the stand as testimony continued today in his sexual battery trial in Ascension Parish, according to his attorney. A detective testified about her findings in the case, and Scott's behavior during interviews. This came a... more »
  • 2 New Orleans officers face suspension

    March 6, 2013 7:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two New Orleans police officers will be placed on emergency suspension after each was charged with battery and malfeasance in office in two separate incidents that occurred last year. Department spokeswoman Remi Braden says Lt. Mike Field and Officer Jamal Kendrick will be suspended without pay. Field... more »
  • Boeing to propose 787 battery fix

    February 20, 2013 3:05 PM

    WASHINGTON- Boeing is proposing to federal regulators a plan to temporarily fix problems with the 787 Dreamliner's batteries that have kept the planes on the ground for more than a month. Officals say Boeing is expected to present the plan to the head of the Federal Aviation Administration later... more »
  • Airbus to drop lithium-ion batteries in A350

    February 15, 2013 7:11 AM

    NEW YORK - The European planemaker Airbus is dropping lithium-ion batteries from its new A350 airplane because of uncertainty surrounding the technology that has led to the grounding of Boeing's 787. The battery problem caused one fire and forced another plane to make an emergency landing. The A350 plane is... more »
  • Jump Up Does It Really Work Play Video

    February 13, 2013 8:24 AM

    Jump Up claims to jumpstart your car without ever leaving the driver's seat. But Does It Really Work? Whitney Vann puts it to the test. more »
  • NTSB: 787 battery approval should be reconsidered

    February 7, 2013 11:03 AM

    WASHINGTON- A top federal safety official says the government should reconsider its approval of the kind of batteries used in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner because they can explode into fires, a specter that manufacturer testing did not pick up. National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Hersman says Thursday that Boeing's safety... more »
  • Former police officer indicted on sex charge

    February 7, 2013 7:33 AM

    LAFAYETTE - A former Lafayette police corporal has been indicted by a Lafayette Parish grand jury on charges of sexual battery and malfeasance for allegedly sexually battering a woman while he was on duty. 34-year-old Jackie Hagan Jr., of Sunset, allegedly responded to a report of a crime in downtown... more »
  • Japan 787 probe finds thermal runaway in battery

    February 5, 2013 2:56 AM

    TOKYO - Japan's Transport Safety Board says the lithium ion battery aboard a Boeing 787 flight in Japan last month found evidence of the same type of "thermal runaway" seen in a similar incident in Boston. The board said in a report Tuesday that CAT scans and other analysis found... more »
  • Boeing investigation turns to battery maker

    January 21, 2013 6:47 AM

    TOKYO - Japanese and U.S. investigators are conducting a probe of the maker of the lithium ion batteries used in Boeing's grounded 787 jets. A spokesman for GS Yuasa says the investigators visited the company's headquarters in Kyoto, Japan and that Yuasa was cooperating with the probe. He... more »
  • FAA grounds Boeing 787s to address battery fires

    January 16, 2013 5:56 PM

    WASHINGTON - Federal officials say they are temporarily grounding Boeing's 787 Dreamliners until the risk of possible battery fires is addressed. The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it will issue an emergency safety order requiring airlines to temporarily cease operating the 787, Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced plane. The... more »
  • Police: Florida clerk's gun beats thief's cattle prod

    January 10, 2013 12:42 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man has been arrested after he tried to rob a convenience store with a cattle prod but was thwarted by a clerk with a gun. The Leon County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Lance Tomberlin went into a store just outside Tallahassee on... more »

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