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 »
April 1, 2014 12:27 PM
PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people after investigators said they beat up a woman in Ascension Parish.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Ashleigh Parker was fighting and arguing with another woman when she called over her boyfriend, 29-year-old Manly Gilley, and the two beat and kicked... more »
November 19, 2013 7:45 PM
PLATTE CITY, MISSOURI- A high school football player is charged with assault for ripping off another player's helmet and beating him in the head with it.
The player hit suffered a concussion and the prosecutor says he still suffers symptoms a month later.
Authorities say 17-year-old Colin Byrd... more »
November 1, 2013 6:16 PM
BATON ROUGE- Early Friday morning, a guard from the Belle of Baton Rouge casino was attacked by a group of six men being escorted from the property according to casino officials.
A Belle of Baton Rouge spokesperson said the men were acting rowdy on the casino floor, which is... more »
October 21, 2013 7:27 PM
CARLISLE, PENNSYLVANIA- Police arrested two 17-year-olds for beating a 65-year-old man in a dispute over a parking spot. The boy's names were not released because they are charged as minors. Surveillance cameras captured the violence with one teen beating the man with a tree branch and punching him. The other... more »
October 9, 2013 8:00 PM
LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA- In a disturbing case of domestic violence, a man who beat his wife in front of their kids because she didn't address him as "sir" got 23 months in prison and a year of parole. Dan Kopp routinely beat his wife with a wooden paddle or his hand... more »
October 3, 2013 7:55 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy has been charged in federal court in the beating last year of an inmate.
Gary Shine, a sergeant who has worked in the parish jail for nearly a decade, was charged in a bill of information this week with depriving an... more »
August 26, 2013 7:38 PM
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON- Authorities say they have everyone involved under arrest in the beating death of World War II veteran Delbert Belton last week. A second 16-year-old was taken into custody without incident Monday morning after the first turned himself in. The 88-year-old Belton was beaten last Wednesday and robbed. He... more »
August 8, 2013 4:39 PM
ZACHARY - A grand jury indicted a Zachary man today in the death of his girlfriend's young child.
The grand jury charged Willie Stone, 23, with the second-degree murder in the April 15 death of Azaria Johnson.
Stone told investigators at first that the 18-month-old child was unresponsive... more »
August 6, 2013 9:15 AM
BATON ROUGE - The man accused of attacking a family at a gas station earlier this year pleaded not guilty today to the charges against him.
Donald Dickerson entered the plea this morning during an arraignment over charges of second degree battery and failure to register as a sex... more »
May 20, 2013 5:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - An incident at a gas station has captured the attention of a man producing a documentary on violence in Baton Rouge.
Wendell Richardson specifically will feature what some are calling a race-fueled attack of a family at a gas station near Scenic Highway and Plank Roads... more »
May 7, 2013 2:43 PM
SLIDELL - Authorities accused a Slidell man of severely beating his elderly father.
Slidell Police said they arrested Bradford Dearing, 29, after he got into an argument with his father and punched him several times in the face.
They said Dearing's father is in ICU awaiting surgery.
... more »
April 26, 2013 6:15 PM
NEW ROADS - Friends of a 91-year-old woman found beaten to death in her home say there were problems long before the man accused of killing her, was arrested.
Beulah Morris was found dead lying in a pool of her own blood Tuesday. Last night her grandson, 24-year-old Brandon... more »
March 27, 2013 8:02 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies have arrested the 24-year-old wanted in the January beating and death of another man.
Deputies booked Shedrick Demond Lobrano into parish prison Monday on second-degree murder and fugitive from justice charges.
Police arrested his father, 51-year-old Shedrick L. Lobrano, at their home last... more »
March 20, 2013 2:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one of two men today wanted in connection with a deadly beating.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the police Special Response Team arrested Shedrick L. Lobrano, 51, after locating him at his residence.
Police had warrants for Lobrano and his son, 24-year-old Shedrick Demond... more »
February 11, 2013 2:09 PM
NEW ORLEANS-A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions and sentences of two former New Orleans police officers over the deadly beating of 48 year-old Raymon Robair.
A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that there was sufficient evidence to support a jury's convictions... more »
January 3, 2013 6:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office fired a veteran detective today after they arrested him in suspicion of beating his girlfriend.
EBRSO Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said deputies arrested Michael Abernathy, 35, today on the charge of domestic abuse battery.
Abernathy worked at the sheriff's... more »
December 12, 2012 11:06 AM
BATON ROUGE- A state district judge has denied a request to set bail for a man accused of beating his young son to death in June. Judge Don Johnson refused to set bond Wednesday for 46-year-old Michael Anthony Robertson, father of eight-year-old Xzayvion Riley. The ruling marked the second time... more »
October 29, 2012 12:40 PM
TULSA, Okla. - Police arresting a Tulsa man accused in the brutal beating of a woman found piece of an ear in his pocket. The injured woman flagged down an officer early Friday outside an apartment complex. She told police that 24-year-old Joseph Sidney Hall Jr. had beaten and held... more »
October 10, 2012 3:39 PM
DALLAS - A Dallas mother who admitted to beating her toddler and gluing the child's hands to a wall says her daughter "didn't deserve that." Elizabeth Escalona took the stand Wednesday at a sentencing hearing after she pleaded guilty in July to felony injury to a child. Police say the... more »
October 2, 2012 5:53 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police arrested two men this week accused of beating an off-duty Baton Rouge Police officer during an argument in August.
Investigators arrested Anthony and Joshua Tamburello of LaPlace in connection with the altercation Aug. 19 at the Highland Village Condominiums.
Police said the officer approached a... more »
October 2, 2012 11:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two men this week accused of beating an off-duty Baton Rouge Police officer during an argument last month.
Investigators arrested Anthony and Joshua Tamburello of LaPlace in connection with the altercation Aug. 19 at the Highland Village Condominiums.
Police said the officer approached... more »
September 20, 2012 4:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man they accused of beating and pouring hot water on his 87-year-old grandmother this week.
Police arrested Ernest Girtley, 35, in suspicion of cruelty to the infirm and aggravated second-degree battery.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Girtley attacked his grandmother Tuesday... more »
August 23, 2012 1:19 PM
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - Southern California police say Rodney King's death has been ruled an accidental drowning. Rialto police tell the San Bernardino Sun that the county medical examiner's report shows King had numerous drugs such as PCP, cocaine and marijuana in his system when he died in June. The... more »
June 17, 2012 7:22 PM
CALIFORNIA- The nation is remembering the life of Rodney King.
The California man was thrust into the spot light after an amateur tape was released with him being beaten by police in Los Angeles almost 21 years ago.
It sparked the Los Angeles riots of 1991. Thousands were... more »
May 14, 2012 7:29 PM
A man who beat a 12-year-old with a pool cue and was identified via Facebook photos got 20-years in prison in New York. Scott miles is also a registered sex-offender. The judge who sentenced him says he turned the boy's house into a "house of terror." Police don't know why... more »
March 8, 2012 11:26 AM
PORT ALLEN- Two former West Baton Rouge deputies are expected to plead guilty to their role in a 2007 jailhouse beating that left an inmate with a broken jaw.
Authorities say Gary Frith and Philmore Bradford will plead guilty to second degree battery and malfeasance in office.
Deputies... more »
February 23, 2012 3:17 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 22-year-old man Wednesday accused in the beating of a bicyclist and the destruction of his bicycle on Ingleside Drive almost eight months ago.
Police say the bicyclist and Theodore Wisner got into an argument in the 700 block of Ingleside after Wisner clipped... more »
February 23, 2012 7:40 AM
THIBODAUX - Authorities in Lafourche Parish are asking the public to help solve the case of a severe beating that happened late last month. The Lafourche Sheriff's Office says the victim apparently suffered his injuries in a fight at a Raceland bar. He was found standing on state Highway 308... more »
February 17, 2012 10:52 AM
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man has been arrested in connection with the beating death of another man.
Charles Ray Burton is in the West Baton Rouge Parish jail charged with manslaughter.
Robert Crowe was found dead in a Plaquemine ditch on Monday after he attended a... more »
November 16, 2011 4:33 PM
SLIDELL - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's investigators blame an argument about household chores for the bloody beating deaths of a Slidell couple.
Sheriff Jack Strain said Wednesday that 25-year-old John Willis was arrested on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Lewis Willis, 62, and Helen Willis,... more »
November 11, 2011 11:22 AM
AKRON, Ohio - Police in Ohio have accused a man of beating his 5-year-old daughter because she was having trouble with her alphabet homework.
Akron police say the kindergartner was struggling to recognize the letter D on Tuesday when 39-year-old Christopher D. Curry became angry.
According to police,... more »
July 28, 2011 6:03 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating the beating of an 18-year-old woman in the Tigerland area of Baton Rouge.
Sgt. Don Stone said officers were called to reports of a woman being beaten at 4545 Earl Gros Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. When they got there, Stone said they... more »
July 12, 2011 3:04 AM
BATON ROUGE- A man accused of beating his elderly parents early Monday morning has been arrested.
Jordan Ray Smith, 28, is accused of trying to beat his mother and father with a hammer then trying to burn down their home in the 12000 block of Parkciel Avenue.
Smith's... more »
July 11, 2011 4:26 PM
BATON ROUGE-- A Baton Rouge couple in their 60s got knocked with a one-two punch early Monday morning.
Police said their son beat them up so badly they went to the hospital. While they were there, their home on Parkciel Avenue went up in smoke, charring most everything inside.... more »
June 21, 2011 10:35 AM
LIVINGSTON - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish said two men confessed to beating an elderly man and stealing ice and cash from him.
Chief Deputy Jason Ard said Cody Powell, 18, and Glenn Castle, 23, were arrested after investigators located a truck witnesses said was used in the crime.... more »
June 16, 2011 1:53 PM
PORT ALLEN - One of the two men suspected in the deadly beating of a Florida woman admitted to the killing today in West Baton Rouge Parish.
News 2 cameras were there as Tyler McClain said this about his role in the murder and the beating of the victim's... more »
June 13, 2011 11:02 AM
ST. MARTINVILLE - A St. Martinville man has been arrested in the fatal beating of another man.
St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies say the fight took place Saturday morning.
Deputies say 35-year-old Rule Boutte faces one count of manslaughter in the death of 59-year-old Warren Oliver, of Catahoula,... more »
June 10, 2011 2:49 PM
PORT ORANGE, Fla. - Authorities have released the names of the two men arrested this morning in West Baton Rouge after a high-speed chase, and two Florida women they are suspected of beating so severely that one died.
A Port Orange Police spokesperson said Tyler McClain, 24, and Bradley... more »
June 7, 2011 1:31 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are looking for two men accused of beating a man and sexually assaulting a woman during an armed robbery in Tigerland Monday night.
Corporal L'Jean McKneely tells News 2 around 11 p.m. two men forced their way into an apartment on the 1400... more »
June 3, 2011 11:40 AM
BATON ROUGE- Twenty-eight-year-old Theodis Guillory is under arrest and accused of beating a 51-year-old man with a board, shooting him in the chest, pouring gasoline on him, and setting him on fire.
It happened around 12:25 a.m. today in the 1500 block of North 37th Streeet.
Police tell... more »
May 24, 2011 11:31 AM
NEW ORLEANS- A New Orleans police officer convicted of helping a fellow officer cover up a handyman's fatal beating has lost his bid for a post-trial acquittal.
A Judge says it is reasonable for jurors to conclude that Officer Matthew Dean Moore took part in preparing a false incident... more »
May 7, 2011 11:21 AM
COVINGTON, La.- The trial of a state prison inmate charged with killing a guard 11 years ago probably will take at least two weeks.
The Advocate reports that's what attorneys told potential jurors for the trial of 50-year-old Jeffrey Cameron Clark - one of five Louisiana State Penitentiary inmates... more »
April 4, 2011 2:51 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A jury has been seated to hear the trial of two New Orleans police officers charged in the beating death of a 48-year-old man.
Seven men, five women and two alternates were chosen Monday to hear the case against Melvin Williams and Matthew Dean Moore.
... more »
March 28, 2011 4:01 PM
BATON ROUGE - Authorities are offering a reward for information that helps them catch a Baton Rouge man accused of choking his wife, then threatening to kill her.
Major Lawrence McLeary with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said 28-year-old Meco D. Johnson is wanted in suspicion of... more »
March 4, 2011 11:46 AM
JACKSON, Miss. - Authorities say a 15-year-old boy was beaten and branded with hot metal for bumping into a 12-year-old girl at an underage drinking party in Mississippi and four people, ranging in age from 12 to 46, have been charged in the case.
Lauderdale County Sheriff Billie Sollie... more »
February 10, 2011 11:58 AM
NAPOLEONVILLE - A 35-year-old Pierre Part man has been sentenced to life in prison for beating his mother to death in 2008. The Advocate reports that state District Judge Jane Triche-Milazzo sentenced Charles Gaspard on Tuesday. An Assumption Parish jury found Gaspard guilty of second-degree murder on Aug. 6 in... more »
January 15, 2011 4:51 PM
HAMMOND, La.- Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested 32-year-old Dominick Joseph Richard, of Gretna, La., for beating his elderly father in November.
Investigators say Richard beat his father because he wouldn't give him money to purchase narcotics.
Richard hit his father in the head, knocking him unconscious, according to... more »
December 11, 2010 11:42 AM
LAPLACE, La.- A man suspected of killing a 15-year-old LaPlace girl has been returned from Mississippi to face a first-degree murder charge.
Earnest Joseph III, 27, of LaPlace, was arrested Wednesday in Gulfport, Miss., with the help of federal marshals, authorities said. He waived extradition and was booked into... more »
December 8, 2010 5:41 PM
LAPLACE - Authorities have arrested a 27-year-old man identified as a suspect in the weekend death of a teenage girl in LaPlace. The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office says U.S. Marshals captured Earnest Joseph III Wednesday afternoon in Gulfport, Miss., shortly after St. John Sheriff Wayne Jones announced a warrant... more »
November 29, 2010 6:43 AM
BATON ROUGE - Twenty-five years after the body of 19-year-old Tina Marie Kristynik was found in her Baton Rouge home, jury selection is scheduled to begin in the trial of the man accused in her rape and beating death. State District Judge Tony Marabella will preside over Vernon Kennedy's trial... more »
November 17, 2010 7:30 AM
LAFAYETTE - Lafayette police are still interviewing people as part of an investigation into the death of a Louisiana-Lafayette student and the severe beating his roommate. Twenty-year-old Kenneth Donnelly Jr. was found beaten to death, and his roommate was badly beaten in their home last month. No suspects have been... more »
November 3, 2010 6:31 AM
ALEXANDRIA - Alexandria police have arrested Barbara Hayes for allegedly beating her 11-year-old son and another juvenile. Witnesses told police that Hayes began hitting her son Sunday night with her fists and a belt because he had been out too late. Police say Hayes got into an argument with a... more »
November 2, 2010 7:33 AM
LAFAYETTE - Lafayette police are following tips and leads in the hopes of finding whoever is responsible for beating two young men last week. Twenty-year-old Kenneth Donnelly Jr. was found beaten to death in his home on Thursday. A roommate had also been attacked and remains in a local hospital... more »
October 29, 2010 11:57 AM
A young man is dead, and his roommate is critically wounded after a violent incident on Mckinley Street near the UL-Lafayette campus.
Kenny Donnelly Jr., 20, was found dead, and his roommate Rufus Fells was critically beaten inside their house shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday. Both are from Alexandria.... more »
September 29, 2010 5:46 AM
Two New Orleans police officers charged in the 2005 beating death of a 48-year-old man will get a new trial date. The start of the trial for officers Melvin Williams and Matthew Dean Moore has been moved from Oct. 4 to April 4, 2011 in order to give more time... more »
September 28, 2010 7:55 AM
A 27-year-old Lake Charles man has pleaded guilty to beating another man to death in 2009. Phillips Cooks faces up to 40 years in prison on a charge of manslaughter in the death of 58-year-old Robert Cannon. Cooks was originally booked with second-degree murder, but grand jurors instead indicted him... more »
September 21, 2010 10:37 PM
One man got 50 years for admitting he was involved in the murder of Tammy Bowers, but today he claimed in court a second man actually beat her to death in a case that rocked Ascension Parish two decades ago. Tammy Bowers was murdered on her 19th birthday. Her body... more »
September 16, 2010 7:32 PM
A teen pleaded guilty to animal cruelty for beating an alpaca named Masterpiece to death in Ohio. Alpacas are llama-like animals valued for their soft fleece. Masterpiece was worth about $8,000. Eighteen-year-old Nicholas Reynolds also pleaded guilty to breaking and entering, tampering with evidence, vandalsim and theft. Masterpiece was stolen... more »
September 14, 2010 1:22 PM
Update : Baton Rouge Police said they have arrested an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy in suspicion of handcuffing his wife to the headboard of their bed.
According to a press release, police were called to the home of 30-year-old Brison Gremillion in North Baton Rouge around 10:20... more »
September 3, 2010 8:01 PM
An alligator found in a corn field in Burr Oak, Michigan was beaten to death by a man who says it charged him and he was afraid it would attack children. The beating was called a "little extreme" by an animal control officer who said the gator could have been... more »
August 20, 2010 8:46 AM
A Monroe woman has been sentenced to 10 years in jail in the beating death of her 11-month-old son. Geveva Mott was sentenced Thursday in state district court in Monroe. Mott, who was 20 years old at the time of the crime, was convicted of one count of second-degree cruelty... more »
August 9, 2010 8:01 AM
An Assumption Parish man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury convicted him of beating his mother to death because she woke him from a nap. Prosecutors showed jurors evidence that Charles Gaspard punched his 65-year-old mother, Beatrice Gaspard, 16 times in the face and... more »
July 14, 2010 8:09 AM
Shreveport police accuse two boys and a 17-year-old of a beating that killed a 47-year-old man.
Ronnie D. Robinson died Tuesday of injuries that left him unconscious early Sunday.
The Times reports that a 12- and 13-year-old were booked into the parish juvenile detention center late Monday with... more »
July 8, 2010 6:50 AM
Dacarius Holliday has been formally sentenced to death for fatally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son in 2007. An East Baton Rouge Parish jury convicted the 33-year-old Holliday of first-degree murder in March. Three days later, the same jurors recommended that Holliday die by lethal injection for the killing of Darian... more »
June 17, 2010 8:51 AM
Houma Police say an internal investigation has cleared officers accused of beating a drug suspect so badly he had to be hospitalized for a day. Investigators found that 29-year-old Marquis Stove of Houma was injured when he fell while handcuffed and running from police. Stove's stepfather, Joe Thompson, says his... more »
June 16, 2010 4:35 PM
A man accused of raping a juvenile and brutally beating an elderly couple in Iberville Parish escaped from jail three nights ago.
Deputies say 28-year-old Stevenson Marshall attacked two jail guards and locked another one in a cell. He was caught in a subdivision about 200 yards away five... more »
May 11, 2010 9:40 PM
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for your help in finding a wanted fugitive. Glenn Craig III is accused of raping his girlfriend at gun point and then beating her. Her injuries were severe, and she had to seek medical attention. Craig eluded officers by escaping into the... more »
May 11, 2010 9:24 PM
Baton Rouge Police are looking for three suspects wanted for beating a 25-year-old man until he was unconscious. It happened inside a Circle K on Sherwood Forest on April 23rd around 8:30 p.m. The man and three suspects got into a verbal argument inside the store. The suspects began punching... more »
March 25, 2010 7:42 AM
One of two men indicted last year in the beating of an off-duty sheriff's deputy outside a bar has pleaded guilty. Twenty-two-year-old Anthony Chaumont of Sulphur pleaded guilty Wednesday to simple battery after prosecutor Paul Reggie amended the charge from second-degree battery. A state judge imposed a six-month jail term... more »
March 17, 2010 1:16 PM
An East Baton Rouge Parish jury recommended the death penalty for Dacarius Holliday Wednesday afternoon. The jury deliberated for about an hour and a half.
The verdict was announced at 1:45 p.m.
Holliday was found guilty of first degree murder Sunday in the death of 2-year-old Darian Coon.... more »
February 17, 2010 8:22 PM
Two brothers on a wine tasting tour in upstate New York are charged with beating the owner of the winery who tried to eject them for being drunk. Thomas and Michael Wulff were arrested by state police after the altercation at the Three Brothers Winery near Syracuse. Troopers say the... more »
February 1, 2010 8:18 PM
Three white police officers in Pittsburgh,PA are on suspension after being accused of beating a black teen-aged musician. Eighteen-year old Jordan Miles plays viola and attends a prestigious arts school. He says the three plainclothes officers beat him last month has he walked to his grandmother's house. Mayor Luke Ravensthal... more »
November 23, 2009 4:43 PM
A man from New Roads is accused of beating his 18-month-old child to death. Aaron Bowman, 28, allegedly broke the child's leg, and hit him on the stomach, back and head. New Roads police say Bowman had temporary custody of the baby, and his other child.
Authorities found Aaron... more »
September 11, 2009 9:38 AM
A man accused of beating his girlfriend and two children is in jail.
Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested 44-year old Shawn Wise in a grocery store parking lot after a brief search. They say he beat his girlfriend and a 9-year old after throwing a 2-year old child down... more »
September 10, 2009 9:43 PM
Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office is on the hunt for a man accused of beating his wife and two children in Denham Springs.
LPSO says it happened at an apartment complex located on Buddy Ellis Road. Deputies are searching for the man on Buddy Ellis between Juban Road and Walker... more »