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  • APSO: White Castle man wanted for beating, strangling girlfriend arrested in WBR

    July 5, 2017 12:22 PM

    UPDATE: Chad Elzy was arrested on July 7 in West Baton Rouge Parish by the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Apprehensive Task Force. Original: ASCENSION – Deputies are searching for a man wanted for domestic abuse after a woman was found badly beaten in a home on Independence Day.... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Angola inmate charged with beating cellmate to death

    May 26, 2017 12:27 PM

    ANGOLA- A prisoner at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola is facing murder charges in the alleged beating death of his cellmate, one in a string of inmate-on-inmate attacks at the facility. The Advocate reports 37-year-old Wilbert Carter was rebooked on a count of second-degree murder in the death of... more »
  • 12 indicted after deadly inmate attack in Tangipahoa Jail

    May 12, 2017 2:03 PM

    TANGIPAHOA PARISH – A Tangipahoa Parish grand jury indicted 12 people for beating an inmate to death. On January 30, 40-year-old Tommy Joe Smith, of Independence, was attacked and beaten to death by multiple inmates while he was in custody at the Tangipahoa Parish Jail. The 12 people... more »
  • Report: Saints nearing deal with Adrian Peterson

    April 24, 2017 4:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sources are reporting that the New Orleans Saints are nearing a deal with former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. According to a report from WWL-TV , the NFL Networks media insider Ian Rapoport says that the Saints and and the 32-year-old former NFL MVP are close... more »
  • Man accused of breaking into woman's home, attacking her

    April 19, 2017 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police arrested a man after they say he broke into a woman's home and attacked her. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 23-year-old Billy Williams for charges of home invasion, second degree battery and domestic abuse battery. According to arrest documents, Williams entered the woman's... more »
  • Mom and two sons accused of kidnapping, beating man for hours Play Video

    February 23, 2017 10:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a mother and her two sons are accused of kidnapping a man and beating him for hours at a Baton Rouge home earlier this month. Baton Rouge Police report that Pamela Hayward, 46, and her two sons Gary Fieldings, 25, and Dannie Ray Hayward,... more »
  • Man arrested for pushing wife, threatening deputies

    February 9, 2017 1:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested Tuesday for pushing his wife and threatening arresting deputies. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested Brock Triche on charges of domestic abuse battery, public intimidation and retaliation and resisting an officer. The incident occurred on Feb. 7 around 10:45 p.m.... more »
  • Father found guilty for beating child to death in 2014 Play Video

    February 3, 2017 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A jury has found a father accused of beating his son to death in 2014 guilty of second-degree murder. Vernell Day was accused of beating his son, Jay’v’une Isaiah Bergin, so badly that the child had to be hospitalized. The child later died in the hospital... more »
  • Four arrested for kidnapping, beating Lafayette man

    February 3, 2017 4:29 PM

    ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST – Louisiana State Police arrested four individuals for charges related to the kidnapping of a Lafayette man. The incident occurred on Feb. 1 when a man was taken hostage by several suspects in the Thibodaux area, according to Louisiana State Police. The man was taken... more »
  • Police seeking suspects who beat victims with baseball bat

    January 17, 2017 2:59 PM

    CHAUVIN - Terrebonne Parish Police are searching for suspects wanted for beating two victims with a baseball bat in November. David Chauvin, 28, and Tracey Henry, 42, of Houma are wanted for false imprisonment and obstruction of justice. TPSO deputies responded to a disturbance at 101 Prosperity St.... more »
  • Nearly $100K raised for Chicago beating victim

    January 7, 2017 5:08 PM

    CHICAGO - An online effort to raise money for a mentally disabled man whose beating was broadcast live on Facebook in Chicago has brought in nearly $100,000. The GoFundMe campaign called "Let's show the Chicago victim love" had a goal of $10,000. As of Saturday the account has reached over... more »
  • 4 charged in videotaped beating of man in Chicago

    January 5, 2017 9:42 AM

    CHICAGO - Prosecutors have filed hate crime and aggravated kidnapping charges against four black suspects accused of beating and taunting a white man during an attack streamed live on Facebook. Cook County prosecutors on Thursday announced charges against three 18-year-olds - Jordan Hill of Carpentersville, Brittany Covington of Chicago and... more »
  • Man arrested for beating woman, raping child

    November 22, 2016 1:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – One man has been arrested for allegedly beating a woman and raping a child on several occasions. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 38-year-old Roberto Castro for first degree rape, sexual battery, indecent behavior with juveniles and two counts of domestic abuse battery of a... more »
  • Three former Angola guards indicted for covering up inmate beating

    November 2, 2016 5:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that three Angola prison correctional officers were indicted for beating a handcuffed inmate then conspiring to cover up the crime. United States Attorney Walt Green said 40-year-old Daniel Davis, 31-year-old John Sanders and 38-year-old James Savoy were charged in a multi-count indictment... more »
  • Man arrested for beating step-children, choked with rope

    November 1, 2016 1:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been arrested after he beat his two step-children, one of which he choked using a rope. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was contacted on Oct. 4 about a 13-year-old girl with bruises on her legs, arms and a bald spot on the... more »
  • Mom arrested for beating child with wooden board

    October 31, 2016 10:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police have arrested a mother after she allegedly beat her son with a wooden board. Baton Rouge Police were dispatched to the 4900 block of Hammond Street on Sunday, Oct. 30 when a boy told officers that his mother, 40-year-old Liza Joseph, beat him after she... more »
  • Man arrested for beating nine-year-old and four-year-old boys

    October 19, 2016 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested after beating his girlfriend's nine-year-old and four-year-old sons. 29-year-old Solomon Tramaine Commenia was arrested on two counts of cruelty to juveniles after the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office received a complaint about the physical abuse of two boys. The nine-year-old boy... more »
  • School employee arrested after beating student with belt

    September 28, 2016 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A school employee was arrested for cruelty to juvenile charges after beating a student with a belt. On Monday around 11 p.m., Baton Rouge Police officers responded to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in reference to a battery of a teenage boy that happened earlier... more »
  • Louisiana man sentenced to 5 years in fatal beating of dog

    September 13, 2016 9:06 AM

    GONZALES - A Louisiana judge has sentenced a man to five years in prison for beating his dog to death with a baseball bat. District Judge Jason Verdigets sentenced Jamari Jackson of Prairieville on Monday. Jackson had faced up to 10 years in prison. Prosecutors say Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies... more »
  • Man's violent past leads to habitual offender status, life sentence Play Video

    May 10, 2016 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman told News 2, the system failed her son after he was sentenced to life in prison for being a habitual offender. In court Tuesday, we learned more about Donald Dickerson's violent past. In the more than two hour sentencing hearing Tuesday, Dickerson's defense attorney... more »
  • Juvenile arrested for beating 61-year-old woman who refused to give oral sex

    May 10, 2016 12:38 PM

    THIBODAUX- Thibodaux Police Department arrested a juvenile for beating a 61-year-old woman who refused to give him oral sex. On Monday, around 6:15 p.m., the victim, a 61-year-old woman, was walking in the 300 block of Federal Circle when she was approached by the juvenile. The juvenile told her to... more »
  • BRPD: Elderly woman found badly beaten outside of home

    May 3, 2016 4:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say officers found an elderly woman badly beaten in her home in the Sherwood-area, and detectives are currently following up on leads. Baton Rouge Police reported they found the 70-year-old woman on the ground outside of her home in the 13100 block of Jennifer Lynn... more »
  • EBRSO looking for man who beat and kidnapped ex

    April 5, 2016 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man that robbed, beat and kidnapped a victim following a breakup. 23-year-old Corey Williams is wanted for home invasion, simple robbery, 2nd degree battery, aggravated kidnapping, and simple criminal damage to property. According to reports, Williams broke... more »
  • Police identify suspect in early morning Marsh St. beating

    December 3, 2015 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a suspect wanted for beating a man with a metal pipe on Marsh Street early Thursday morning. 26-year-old Freddie Robinson is wanted by the Baton Rouge Police Department for second degree attempted murder. Police said they were called out to an apartment complex... more »
  • Sentencing rescheduled for 'wrong neighborhood' attacker

    December 2, 2015 9:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Sentencing was moved back a month for the man convicted of attacking a family at an East Baton Rouge Parish gas station two years ago. Jurors found Donald Dickerson guilty of second degree battery in a brutal attack at a gas station two years ago. According to... more »
  • Man accused in murder of B.R. couple fighting extradition from Florida

    October 26, 2015 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man accused of strangling and robbing a couple in Baton Rouge is fighting extradition back to Louisiana. 42-year-old Ernesto Llerena Alonso is currently in jail in Florida where he taken into custody by law enforcement. He's charged in the murder of Denis and Suzanne Duplantier,... more »
  • Sheriff: Mother said she 'messed up' by beating child with belt

    October 5, 2015 2:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge woman after investigators said she beat her 10-year-old child with a belt so hard it left bruises. Deputies charged 32-year-old Kayla Nelson Friday with cruelty to juveniles. EBRSO said on Oct. 2 deputies responded with Department of Children and... more »
  • Couple accused in infant's death due in court

    July 22, 2015 1:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A couple accused of murder and cruelty in the death of an 11-month-old girl are due in court next month. A status hearing is scheduled for Aug. 4 in the death of Aaliyah Heard, who investigators said died from a severe blow to her head. ... more »
  • Man found guilty of beating 82-year-old stepfather

    July 13, 2015 11:20 AM

    HOUMA- A 51-year-old Houma man faces up to 15 years in prison for beating up his 82-year-old stepfather who died about five months later. The Terrebonne Parish District Attorney's Office tells The Courier a six-person jury found Simon Fontenot guilty of aggravated second-degree battery Thursday. Fontenot was arrested on Nov.... more »
  • Man guilty of brutal, racial attack; could face life in prison Play Video

    June 25, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jurors found a man guilty of second degree battery in a brutal attack at a gas station two years ago. The decision by the jury means Donald Dickerson is facing the possibility of a life sentence for being a habitual offender. "He has four prior... more »
  • Victim's daughter testifies about racially motivated attack

    June 24, 2015 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The daughter of a man who was brutally beaten on Mother's Day two years ago, testified in court today telling jurors about what she saw the night her father was attacked. David Ray received severe injuries including a broken nose, eye socket and more following the attack.... more »
  • Teens could be tried as adults for roles in 2014 murder Play Video

    June 15, 2015 7:11 PM

    GONZALES - Two teens accused of beating 15-year-old Brandon Augusta to death were in court for a 72 hour juvenile hearing Monday afternoon. 17-year-old Kahlil Howard and 16-year-old Kaglin Green appeared before a judge due to their roles in the August 2014 homicide of Augusta, whose body was found... more »
  • Ruling likely Thursday in child's beating death

    June 10, 2015 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge says she needs more time to decide the fate of a Baton Rouge man accused of murder. Randy Parker faces life behind bars for brutally beating and killing his ex-girlfriends one year old son at his home four years ago. Testimony in his bench... more »
  • Houston man accused of killing son over potty training

    June 3, 2015 1:05 PM

    HOUSTON - Houston police accused a father of beating his 3-year-old son to death over the boy's potty training accidents. Harris County jail records show 24-year-old Anthony Trakemon Powell was being held without bond Wednesday on a capital murder charge. His son died Friday at a hospital. Court... 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 »
  • Trial pushed back in gas station beating Play Video

    March 30, 2015 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The trial for a man accused of a racially charged beating at a gas station was pushed back to July after the man's lawyer said he has not seen all the evidence in the case. On Mother's Day two years ago, Donald Dickerson allegedly told another... more »
  • Sheriff backs deputy in teen's Mardi Gras beating, arrest

    March 4, 2015 2:48 PM

    HARVEY - A New Orleans area sheriff is standing by a deputy accused of using excessive force by a teenager arrested after a Feb. 13 Mardi Gras parade. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand spoke at a Wednesday news conference about the arrest of 17-year-old Brady Becker. A widely seen cellphone... more »
  • Alzheimer's patient accused in roommate's death

    February 24, 2015 8:00 PM

    LAKEWOOD, COLORADO- An 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient faces a murder charge for beating a fellow resident of an assisted living facility to death. Prosecutors say Homer Castor killed 76-year-old Gerald Propp in a room they shared and a judge ordered a mental competency evaluation for Castor. Staff members say... more »
  • 3 sentenced in beating of Angola inmate in 2010

    January 9, 2015 9:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An Angola penitentiary guard who admitted to beating a handcuffed prisoner following a 2010 attempted escape has been sentenced to six years in prison by a Baton Rouge federal judge. Mark David Sharp, 32, is the third former corrections officer to admit to federal charges in the... more »
  • Oakdale inmate pleads in beating of another inmate

    November 8, 2014 10:59 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. - A federal prisoner has pleaded guilty to severely beating a fellow inmate twice in one day. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley said Friday that 32-year-old Douglas Harris entered the plea Thursday before U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to one count of assault at a federal correctional... more »
  • Police: Texas solider beat daughter to death

    September 22, 2014 12:39 PM

    EL PASO, TX - El Paso police have charged a Fort Bliss soldier with capital murder after they say he beat his 2-year-old daughter to death because she soiled her diaper. Police Det. Mike Baranyay says 20-year-old Dartarious Graham was arrested Sunday. He says the U.S. Army specialist beat his... more »
  • Father faces murder charges after child dies

    August 21, 2014 8:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police upgraded charges against a Baton Rouge father after the child he's accused of beating died Thursday morning. Investigators said Vernell Day now faces first degree murder charges after 5-year-old Jay'v'une Bergin passed away at a local hospital. Detectives said Bergin was taken to the... more »
  • Grandmother blames DCFS for grandson's beating Play Video

    August 20, 2014 5:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A five-year-old is fighting for his life in the pediatric intensive care unit after a severe beating and his grandmother is searching for answers on why the father was given custody. The father is Vernell Day, 36, he's now under arrest, charged with attempted first degree... more »

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