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  • Area man in jail on $70 million bond for locally-made child porn

    June 23, 2017 4:23 PM

    HAMMOND – A Hammond man is currently being held on a bond that is more than $70 million for allegedly filming inappropriate videos of children and uploading them to the internet. Louisiana State Police arrested 23-year-old Nicholas Paul Duvic on 300 counts of possession of child pornography,... more »
  • Civil rights group's lawsuit targets bail bond companies

    June 19, 2017 6:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against a New Orleans bail bond company and related businesses, alleging they violated federal lending and racketeering laws by charging hidden and illegal fees. The Southern Poverty Law Center's lawsuit also claims the defendants resorted to... more »
  • California murder suspect released after posting $35M bail

    April 6, 2017 5:40 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A Northern California woman accused of killing the father of her two children was released from jail after posting $35 million bail. Tiffany Li rushed out of the jail Thursday at about 1:45 p.m. with a bodyguard, wearing a baseball hat and a hood pulled tight around... more »
  • More victims come forward, Matthew Morris case grows Play Video

    March 20, 2017 6:30 PM

    GONZALES - A hearing to revoke the bond for Matthew Morris of Complete Construction did not happen Monday, Judge Jessie LeBlanc continued the motion and it has not been rescheduled. More victims continue to come forward. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says another victim who hired Complete Construction filed... more »
  • Justice for woman who hired contractor accused of scamming victims Play Video

    March 15, 2017 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One of the dozens of victims allegedly taken advantage of by Complete Construction's Matthew Morris, has some good news. Last month, 2 On Your Side visited the gutted Denham Springs home of Courtney Stricklin. Then, she was dealing with a lien on her home that prevented... more »
  • Judge denies bond reduction for 14-year-old Scotlandville shooter

    March 15, 2017 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 14-year-old student accused of attempted second-degree murder after shooting a gun on Scotlandville Magnet High School's campus was denied a reduction in bond. The student, Jermaine Moore, also faces charges of aggravated assault and carrying a gun on school property. Moore's current bond is set... more »
  • Bond tripled for drunk driver in Endymion crash

    March 1, 2017 2:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – The bond has tripled for a 25-year-old man who drove into a crowd of people at the Endymion parade in New Orleans. According to a report from WWL , Neilson Rizzuto's bond has been raised from $125,000 to $420,000 following 22 additional charges filed against him.... more »
  • Man initially held on $4 billion bond freed on reduced bond

    February 14, 2017 10:24 PM

    BELTON, Texas - A murder suspect who had been booked into a Central Texas jail with bond initially set at $4 billion bond has been released after he posted a reduced bond of $151,000. The Bell County Sheriff's Office says Antonio Marquis Willis of Killeen was released Monday afternoon. Bell... more »
  • Bond for Texas murder suspect set at whopping $4 billion

    February 9, 2017 11:43 AM

    KILLEEN - A Texas court official has imposed a $4 billion bond on a 25-year-old man charged in a fatal shooting. Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown recently set the bond for Antonio Marquis Willis, who is charged with murder in the December killing. County sheriff's Deputy Chief... more »
  • Bond set at $110,000 for Scotlandville High shooter Play Video

    February 8, 2017 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A judge ordered a $110,000 bond for the Scotlandville High School student accused of second-degree murder after shooting a gun on campus Monday. Juvenile Judge Adam Haney set three bonds for charges related to the situation: A $100,000 bond for attempted second degree murder, $5,000 for... more »
  • $450k bond set for accused Doe's Eat Place shooter Play Video

    January 18, 2017 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Judge has set a $450,000 bond for the man accused of shooting a man outside a popular Government Street restaurant last week. Reginald Tyler Brown turned himself in Monday and was charged with three counts of attempted first degree murder, police say. James is... more »
  • Airport shooting suspect ordered held without bond

    January 17, 2017 11:19 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE - The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport has been ordered to be held without bond. During a Tuesday morning hearing in Fort Lauderdale, an FBI agent confirmed that the 9 mm gun used in the Jan. 6 shooting... more »
  • Bond denied to former children's show host

    November 18, 2016 7:13 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - A state district judge has denied bond for a former Louisiana children's show host accused of child abuse. Judge Mary Lauve Doggett issued the ruling late Friday involving 76-year-old Frank Selas III, weeks after a bail hearing that included testimony from Selas' four children, who all guaranteed their... more »
  • Commission approves money to rebuild damaged Baker schools

    November 17, 2016 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Bond Commission approved $310 million for state projects and approved more than $12.5 million in interest savings Thursday, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy. Baton Rouge area projects include bonds for the Baker School District to finance rebuilding schools damaged by August's historic... more »
  • Bond denied for murder suspect in 25-year-old cold case

    October 31, 2016 1:36 PM

    IBERVILLE - A judge has denied bond for a man who was arrested for two counts of second degree murder in a 25-year-old cold case. Bond was denied for 61-year-old Tommy Francise who was arrested in Lafayette around 4 a.m. last Thursday . He was transported to Iberville Parish... more »
  • $750k bond set for man accused of dumping wife's body in Whiskey Bay

    June 6, 2016 5:06 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH - Bond has been set for a man who was arrested in connection with the death of his wife after her body was found in Whiskey Bay in April . 28-year-old Jonathan Allee was taken into custody by local sheriff's deputies after the naked body of his... more »
  • Judge sets $1,500 bond in Johnny Manziel assault case

    April 27, 2016 1:32 PM

    DALLAS - A Dallas judge has set a $1,500 bond for former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel in his misdemeanor domestic assault case. Manziel's attorney, Robert Hinton, said Wednesday that the 23-year-old quarterback is expected to turn himself in for booking next week, though no date has been set. The... more »
  • Both Central La. lawmen accused of boy's murder in 2015 are free on bond

    March 2, 2016 7:03 PM

    MARKSVILLE - Derrick Stafford, the second Avoyelles Parish marshal charged in the shooting death of a six year old last year, bonded out of jail Wednesday. Stafford and Norris Greenhouse are accused of killing Jeremy Mardis and injury the child's father in the same shooting. The puzzling situation surrounding... more »
  • Judge reduces bond for mother of 'affluenza' teen

    January 11, 2016 5:04 PM

    FORT WORTH - A judge has sharply reduced the bond of the mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense after killing four people in a drunken wreck. Tonya Couch's new bond was set Monday at $75,000, down from $1 million. Tonya Couch was brought back to Texas... more »
  • Judge agrees to lower bond of murder suspect

    December 22, 2015 12:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Jail records indicate an accused murderer's bond was lowered by more than half. Brittany Monk is in jail connected to the death or Robert Noce. Noce was found dead, stuffed into a 55-gallon drum in the kitchen of his home in Zachary. Last week, a... more »
  • Grand Jury indicts Marksville officers over deadly shooting Play Video

    December 10, 2015 9:01 AM

    MARKSVILLE - A grand jury indicted two city marshals Thursday who are accused of killing a 6-year-old child in Marksville. The grand jury returned a two-count indictment against Derrick Stafford, 32, and Norris Greenhouse Jr., 23, on charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. The officers are... more »
  • No bond for man accused of Duplantier murders Play Video

    December 7, 2015 1:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge said there will be no bond for murder charges filed against the man accused of killing a Baton Rouge couple he worked for. Ernesto Alonso, 42, was given no bond for murder charges and a $30,000 bond for kidnapping charges during his first court... more »
  • Greenhouse released from jail after judge's ruling Play Video

    November 24, 2015 6:52 AM

    AVOYELLES - A judge ruled that an obscure law regarding bond practices in Louisiana did not keep a law enforcement officer accused of killing a 6-year-old boy in jail. Norris Greenhouse Jr. bonded out of jail Tuesday evening after the judge ruled his family could use property owned by... more »
  • Judge holds off Monk bond reduction decision

    November 13, 2015 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge said Friday he will wait to make a decision on a requested bond reduction for Brittany Monk, the woman accused of killing the man who admitted to molesting her when she was a young girl. Judge Anthony Marabella did say Friday he's not inclined... more »
  • State law keeps officer accused of murder from bonding out of jail

    November 12, 2015 10:13 AM

    MARKSVILLE- The law enforcement officer accused of murdering a 6-year-old is likely to stay in jail Thursday due to problems with his bond paperwork, according to the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff. On Wednesday the WBRZ Investigative Unit learned paperwork was ready for Norris Greenhouse to be released, after his family... more »
  • Three stories to start your day Play Video

    November 12, 2015 8:05 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Marksville officer charged with the murder of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis could be let out this morning Afghanistan War veteran chastises Edwards during Veterans Day gubernatorial debate Avian flu outbreak causes Turkey prices to skyrocket right before Thanksgiving Make outdoor reservations, a... more »
  • Bond set at $1M for Marksville officers accused of killing child

    November 9, 2015 12:07 PM

    MARKSVILLE - A judge set a bond of $1 million each for two Marksville law enforcement officers who face murder charges for shooting and killing a 6-year-old child during a police pursuit last week. Derrick Stafford, 32, of Mansura, and Norris Greenhouse Jr., 23, of Marksville face charges of... more »
  • Motion filed to revoke bond for man accused of trying to run over deputy Play Video

    September 30, 2015 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The District Attorney's Office filed a motion today to have two prior bonds revoked for a suspect accused in yet another crime. Eddie Isadore was arrested Tuesday accused of trying to run over an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy. Shots were fired at the intersection of... more »
  • Louisiana avoids credit rating drop, stays on negative outlook

    August 6, 2015 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana has escaped a credit rating downgrade. National rating agency Moody's Investors Service announced Thursday that it is keeping Louisiana at its same credit rating for an upcoming bond sale that will be used to finance work on Interstate 49 South. The agency, however, left Louisiana on... more »
  • Hwy 42 expansion 2 years from completion

    July 17, 2015 7:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The State Bond Commission re-approved millions of dollars to keep dozens of state road projects moving along. Several projects are in the Capital Area. Juban Road in Livingston Parish is being expanded from I-12 to US 190. Essen Lane in East Baton Rouge Parish is being... more »
  • $115,000 bond set for mother of 47-pound teen

    July 10, 2015 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge set bond at $115,000 for the woman accused of cruelty to her 15-year-old son, who police said was found in deplorable conditions and weighing only 47 pounds. Rose Holland faces charges of cruelty to juveniles and cocaine possession after her arrest early Wednesday morning.... more »
  • Ascension school board looks to April date for bond election

    July 8, 2015 8:08 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE- The Ascension Parish School Board is looking at an election date of April 2, 2016, to bring a bond proposal to voters. But the exact amount of money they want to raise and the projects they would fund have yet to be determined. Board committees have talked about using... more »
  • Worker accused in daycare death bonds out of jail

    June 9, 2015 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One of two women accused in the death of a toddler at an unlicensed daycare bonded out of jail Tuesday afternoon. Jail records showed 26-year-old April Wright received a $50,000 bond for the charge of negligent homicide. She and the owner of the unlicensed daycare, 47-year-old... more »
  • Bond set for 9th suspect in deaths of 2 Mississippi officers

    May 30, 2015 11:56 AM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A ninth person is being held under a $90,000 bond after his arrest in connection with the shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers who were killed during a traffic stop earlier this month, authorities said. According to local media reports, prosecutors told Forrest County Justice Court... more »
  • $1 million+ bonds set for deputy shooting suspects

    January 22, 2015 5:37 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A judge set bonds for three people accused in the shooting of Ascension Parish deputy at more than $1 million each. The following bonds were set for the three, who were charged in connection with Wednesday afternoon's shooting: * John McMullen- $1,445,589.00 * Chadwick Schwender- $1,695.589.00... more »
  • Child porn suspect given $51M bond

    December 17, 2014 6:45 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - An arrest in Livingston Parish led a judge to issue a staggering multi-million dollar bond for the man accused of possessing and distributing hundreds of items of child porn. The Louisiana Attorney General's Office said a joint investigation led them to charge Brian Schaller of Denham... more »
  • $350 million bond could fund new DA office Play Video

    December 8, 2014 6:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The mayor's pending proposal for a $350 million bond initiative would likely fund several aspects of public safety, including a new District Attorney's office. Currently the DA occupies a couple floors in the city's Governmental Building as well as an office near the courthouse and offices near... more »
  • Bond reduction denied for Longanecker Play Video

    November 17, 2014 11:49 AM

    GONZALES - A judge denied a requested bond reduction for Sorrento's former mayor, who is accused of more than 40 counts of child porn possession. Wilson Longanecker Jr. asked that his $1 million bond be reduced to $100,000. Judge Jessie Leblanc instead left the higher bond in place, and... more »
  • Bond set for ex-Sorrento mayor following child porn arrest

    October 27, 2014 9:51 AM

    SORRENTO - A judge set bond for the former mayor of Sorrento who was arrested Thursday and charged with 40 counts of possessing child porn. Wilson Longanecker, Jr.'s bond is set at $1,025,000. In addition to the child porn charges, the former mayor is also charged with one count... more »
  • White House fence jumper held without bond

    October 23, 2014 2:31 PM

    WASHINGTON - The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge. Dominic Adesanya resisted being taken away and started talking as two court officers removed him from the courtroom. The defendant has been charged... more »
  • 2 teachers post bond, accused of having sex with student

    October 2, 2014 2:43 PM

    GRETNA - Two Destrehan High School teachers accused of having group sex with a student have posted $7,000 cash bonds and been released from custody. Kenner police Sgt. Brian McGregor says 32-year-old Shelly Dufresne and 24-year-old Rachel Respess left the Jefferson Parish jail early Thursday. They are accused of having... more »
  • Smuggling suspect bonds out of jail

    July 18, 2014 1:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man accused of taking part in an smuggling ring that brought ingredients to make synthetic marijuana into Louisiana from China bonded out of jail Friday. Tim Tran posted bond around noon and left the West Baton Rouge Parish jail. Federal Magistrate Judge Stephen Riedlinger... more »

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