February 23, 2015 2:06 AM
WASILLA, AK - A 4-year-old Alaska boy was shot in the leg Saturday when his mother's handgun fell out of its holster and fired. Alaska State Troopers say they took a call on the incident near Wasilla just before 11:30 a.m. Medics were treating the boy when they arrived. Troopers... more »
February 6, 2015 10:32 PM
SORRENTO - Parents of a six-year-old who was left on a bus earlier this week reviewed on-board camera footage Friday and said the video device recorded their son having a two-minute seizure as he sat alone on the special needs bus.
The driver and bus aid got off and... more »
February 5, 2015 10:49 PM
SORRENTO - A six-year-old boy left on a bus after two school system employees neglected to check the bus properly before getting off likely had a seizure, the boy's doctors told his parents.
Anthony Lipps-Fugarino suffers from epilepsy and takes a special needs bus to Sorrento Primary. Tuesday morning,... more »
August 8, 2014 4:29 PM
HOUMA - Police said the body of a missing 4-year-old boy from Dulac was found in a waterway on Friday afternoon.
The Houma Courier reports Ja-son Ross' parents realized he was missing when they woke up this morning and saw that the front door of their home was open.... more »
May 9, 2014 8:01 PM
DETROIT- The parents of a boy with Asperger's syndrome who was filmed trapped in a chair at school say they may file a lawsuit over a teacher seen taunting the boy.
Their lawyer says they have no recourse since the Goodrich School District did not follow through on its... more »
February 3, 2014 11:26 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A 6 year old boy was killed and his 9 year old sister injured in a hit and run in New Orleans.
New Orleans police say the kids were hit by a car around 7 a.m. Monday morning while crossing Paris Avenue.
The boy died... more »
January 2, 2014 9:26 PM
WALKER - A teenager, accused of killing his mother, lived his life like nothing happened for three days after the crime police said Thursday.
Eddie Island was charged with the murder of his mother, Tamila Wooley, 34. Her body was found New Year's Day. Police believe she was killed... more »
December 10, 2013 2:25 PM
GRETNA- A 13-year-old Terrytown boy who admitted killing his 5-year-old half-sister while practicing wrestling moves has been sentenced to three years in a secure juvenile facility with credit for time served. The teenager's defense team had argued he be offered rehabilitation services in the community. However, Judge Andrea Janzen told... more »
November 11, 2013 9:10 AM
NEW YORK- A teenager faces attempted murder charges in a weekend shooting at a crowded Manhattan ice-skating rink. The shooting occurred late Saturday at the Bryant Park rink behind the main building of the New York Public Library. A 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy were wounded. Police say the... more »
November 8, 2013 4:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - The 11-year-old boy who died of cancer last month and touched so many lives now might have a sturdier legacy for his memory to live on.
East Baton Rouge Parish Councilwoman Tara Wicker said the Metro Council will vote whether to rename the North Boulevard Bridge... more »
October 3, 2013 7:25 PM
COMMACK, NEW YORK- A school bus aide is accused of breaking the arm of a five-year-old developmentally disabled boy as the man tried to discipline him.
Richard Mason did not comment after leaving court when he was released with no bond.
Police in Suffolk County say Mason grabbed... more »
September 9, 2013 8:58 AM
LOS ANGELES- Authorities say a 10-year-old boy has died after suffering a severe head injury when the modified golf cart he was riding in overturned in an exclusive gated community north of Beverly Hills. City News Service reports the boy died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, about... more »
September 8, 2013 10:27 AM
NEW YORK - A New York City street has been renamed in honor of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut elementary school massacre last year. Family and friends of Benjamin Wheeler gathered Saturday for a ceremony in Queens. A sign saying Benjamin Wheeler Place was added to the sign... more »
August 25, 2013 4:03 PM
BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies found a missing boy early Sunday morning.
Parents contacted the Sheriff's office at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday night reporting that their son, Jabari Dowie, had left their home, says East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks.
Hicks says... more »
August 25, 2013 3:19 PM
MIAMI - Family members of a 12-year-old boy who was infected by a rare and deadly amoeba say he's on a ventilator. Zachary Reyna has fought the brain infection for weeks. Family members say he was infected while knee boarding with friends in a ditch near his family's LaBelle home... more »
August 4, 2013 12:11 PM
NEW YORK - Police say an officer shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a New York City street after he refused to drop his gun and pointed it at them. Shaaliver Douse died of a single gunshot to his jaw after the confrontation early Sunday in the Melrose section... more »
July 22, 2013 2:37 PM
LONDON - Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. Officials said Monday the baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William. Kate checked... more »
July 15, 2013 7:34 PM
SAXONBURG, PENNSYLVANIA- A man faces charges for dousing a seven-year-old boy with a flammable liquid and doing nothing when the boy's shirt caught on fire. Edward Myers is accused of using his cell phone to film the attack on his girlfriend's son. The boy had third-degree burns on his face... more »
July 15, 2013 10:43 AM
CHICAGO - The doctor who helped treat a 6-year-old Illinois boy who was buried in sand for hours at a northern Indiana dune says the child is expected to make a full neurological recovery. Dr. Tracy Koogler is medical director of pediatric intensive care at the University of Chicago Medical... more »
July 4, 2013 1:57 PM
EDMOND, Okla. - Authorities say a boy has died after he was run over by a float at the end of a Fourth of July parade in central Oklahoma. Edmond Police Officer James Hamm says the boy was riding on a martial arts group's float at the city's LibertyFest parade... more »
June 18, 2013 2:26 PM
NEW ORLEANS- A 13-year-old boy from a New Orleans suburb has been arrested after authorities say he told them he used TV wrestling moves on his 5-year-old half-sister, who died from the beating. Jefferson Parish sheriff's spokesman Col. John Fortunato says the boy was arrested Tuesday after a coroner's investigation... more »
June 17, 2013 11:50 AM
CARENCRO - Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy found in his grandparents' swimming pool. Sheriff's office spokesman Capt. Kip Judice tells The Advertiser mere minutes had passed from the time Cullen Guilbeaux was last alive to when he was found unresponsive in the pool.... more »
June 3, 2013 10:25 AM
HOUMA - Sheriff's deputies said an 11-year-old visiting family at a Houma apartment complex drowned in the facility's pool this weekend.
Terrebonne Parish deputies said the victim, Al James from Gray, La., was pulled from the bottom of the swimming pool Saturday evening around 7 p.m.
Detectives said... more »
May 27, 2013 9:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man's heroic actions saved two boys who nearly drowned Saturday morning at the Dove Creek apartment complex on Airline Hwy.
"The family was all around them and they were on the ground crying and stuff," witness Julia Connor said. "It was just really sad."
... more »
May 18, 2013 10:58 AM
NEW HOLLAND, Pa. - Authorities say a 6-year-old boy died after he was kicked in the throat by a pony on a south-central Pennsylvania farm. Police in Lancaster County tell the Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era that the boy was playing with other children in a New Holland pasture on Thursday... more »
May 14, 2013 7:47 PM
VALLEY SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA- The lawyer for a 12-year-old boy accused of stabbing to death his eight-year-old sister says the youngster may have lied about seeing an intruder fleeing his home but that doesn't make the boy a killer. Mark Reichel met with the boy in juvenile jail and says the... more »
April 14, 2013 3:37 PM
BATON ROUGE- Trina Scott Edwards, the wife of former Governor Edwin Edwards announced on facebook today the couple is expecting a boy.
The couple has six children from previous marriages. His children are in their sixties. Her children are teenagers.
Edwin is 85. Trina is 34.
The... more »
February 19, 2013 2:26 PM
SAN AUGUSTINE, Texas- A jury in east Texas has convicted two women of kidnapping a Houston boy when he was 8 months old and hiding him for eight years before he was found.
Jurors deliberated for two hours before finding Krystle Tanner and her mother, Gloria Walker guilty.
... more »
December 17, 2012 4:52 PM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Hasbro says it will soon reveal a gender-neutral Easy-Bake Oven after meeting with a New Jersey girl who started a campaign calling on the toy maker to make one that appeals to all kids. Thirteen-year-old McKenna Pope of Garfield, N.J., met Monday with officials at the company's... more »
December 12, 2012 1:47 PM
RICHLAND HILLS, Texas - A North Texas man is accused of carving a pentagram on his 6-year-old son's back, telling a 911 dispatcher that he did it because "it's a holy day." Richland Hills police say Brent Troy Bartel faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He's jailed... more »
November 12, 2012 10:35 AM
NEW YORK - The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on "Sesame Street" says he did have a relationship with a man who says he was 16 at the time the relationship began. But Kevin Clash says the relationship was between "two consenting adults" -- and that he is "deeply saddened"... more »
November 2, 2012 10:39 AM
NAPOLEONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Assumption Parish 11-year-old after they said he admitted to calling in a bomb threat to a Napoleonville pharmacy.
Deputies said the threat was called in Tuesday morning to the Assumption Pharmacy on Washington Street. Authorities evacuated the pharmacy and nearby businesses while bomb... more »
November 1, 2012 1:13 PM
PUEBLO, Colo. - A Colorado boy who survived three years without a brain has died. Nickolas Coke surprised doctors after he born with only a brain stem. Most babies with that condition are stillborn or die shortly after birth. According to KOAA-TV, the boy survived without medical equipment and was... more »
September 26, 2012 10:43 AM
WATSON - Family members set up a bank account for a six-year-old boy killed in Livingston Parish after he was run over while playing on a scooter.
Investigators with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Tyler Myers died after he was playing in a neighbor's driveway in Watson Monday... more »
September 24, 2012 10:17 PM
WATSON- Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 6-year-old here. It happened Monday evening.
A spokesperson with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office told WBRZ News2 a vehicle was involved, but investigators weren't sure what exactly happened.
Emergency responders were on a private drive in a neighborhood near... more »
June 11, 2012 7:54 PM
A woman in West Palm Beach, Florida has severe burns after being doused with gasoline and set afire in a dispute with her son's father. Police say the woman was at a 7-Eleven store waiting in her car for her ex who was dropping off her four-year-old. Police say Roosevelt... more »
May 30, 2012 1:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 13-year-old boy after they said he was playing with a gun when it went off, critically injuring his 9-year-old stepsister.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. at at home on 4733 Banks Street in Baton Rouge.
Stubbs said... more »
May 11, 2012 1:15 PM
ASHVILLE - Alabama authorities say a 14-year-old boy is charged with murder for the death of a girl found hanging from a tree. St. Clair County Sheriff Terry Surles says the victim, Katelynn Arnold, was 9 years old and the boy's half-sister. Her body was discovered Thursday night outside her... more »
May 8, 2012 12:05 PM
TEXARKANA - Arkansas firefighter Vincent Johnson says two-year-old Terrell Parks, Jr. was shopping with his father when the little boy got his arm stuck in a gumball machine.
The dad, Parks Sr., said his son got his hand completely stuck up inside the gumball machine.
He tried to... more »
May 3, 2012 5:48 PM
NEW YORK - A former investment manager known as Wall Street's "bad boy" has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Ross Mandell was sentenced in New York on Thursday for his conviction on charges he defrauded U.S. and European investors of $140 million. He was convicted last year on... more »
May 1, 2012 10:27 AM
BRIDGEPORT - A board member for a regional Boy Scouts group has resigned over the removal of a lesbian den mother in eastern Ohio, calling the group's ban on gays discriminatory. Parents in Bridgeport have rallied behind Jennifer Tyrrell saying she was a great leader and they want her back.... more »
April 16, 2012 11:56 AM
PALMVIEW - A 15-year-old South Texas boy has been charged with nine counts of murder among other charges after a van he was driving crashed, killing nine of the suspected illegal immigrants packed inside. The boy, who is not being identified because he is a juvenile, appeared at a probable... more »
April 3, 2012 7:11 AM
NAPOLEONVILLE - An Assumption Parish grand jury has indicted a 15-year-old Dorseyville boy with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a teenager with a 9-inch butcher knife. Prosecutors say the teenager will be tried as an adult in the March 8 slaying of Eric Myles Jr., who also was... more »
March 23, 2012 1:48 PM
DUSON - Law enforcement officials arrested a former priest in Duson Thursday for allegedly having sexual contact with an 8-year-old boy between 1986 and 1989 while a priest at St. Henry Catholic Church in Lake Charles.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office (CPSO) and Louisiana State Police charged Mark A.... more »
March 18, 2012 10:40 AM
ALBANY - State Police say a crash Saturday night in Livingston Parish has taken the life of a young bicyclist, but was unavoidable by the driver who struck him.
It happened on LA 43 north of US 190 shortly after 7:30 p.m.
Troopers say Kaylin McKinney, 32, of... more »
January 7, 2012 11:26 AM
WESTWEGO, La- Police in suburban New Orleans are investigating a shooting that critically wounded an 11-year-old boy. Jefferson Parish sheriff's spokesman John Fortunato said the victim was inside of an apartment in Westwego with three other children and a babysitter when shots were fired outside. Forunato said the child was... more »
November 10, 2011 5:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - A boy who fell off a ledge at the state Capitol wants to see more done so others don't get broken bones.
Andrew Illes and his mom spoke to News 2 from his hospital room. Andrew says he was trying to take a picture of the... more »
November 8, 2011 4:39 PM
BATON ROUGE- A "KEEP OFF" sign has been added below the ledge where the boy fell from at the State Capitol, but a state lawmaker said he wants railings added.
The 9-year-old boy fell 25 feet from a ledge on the side of the steps outside the building. The... more »
November 8, 2011 3:17 PM
Update 4:30: A "Keep Off" sign has been added below the ledge where the boy fell from.
BATON ROUGE - A state lawmaker said he wants railings added to the Capitol steps where a young boy from his district fell this weekend.
The 9-year-old boy fell 25 feet... more »
November 7, 2011 5:39 PM
UPDATE 6:15 p.m. - After News 2's story aired about the state reviewing the boy's fall, the Senate President's office sent the following statement:
"It is our understanding that the Public Safety Police Department's incident report has been sent to the Office of Risk Management. Risk Management will investigate... more »
October 18, 2011 2:46 PM
THIBODAUX, La. - A state judge has ruled that 30-year-old Jeremiah Wright cannot understand the first-degree murder charge against him or help his defense.
Judge John LeBlanc based his ruling Tuesday on reports from two court-appointed psychiatrists.
He then put both reports under seal.
District Attorney Camille... more »
October 5, 2011 7:42 PM
A couple in Pennsylvania is accused of locking their seven-year old son in a coffin wearing a diaper in a case of child abuse. Lori Gardner and Brian Sleboda are also accused of duct taping the boy to a chair as a form of punishment. The boy and a two-year... more »
September 12, 2011 7:30 PM
A woman in Arizona is accused of taping her son's mouth shut with tape and binding his wrists together. The Yavapai County sheriff's office says a deputy saw Samantha Lyons wrap clear plastic tape around the 7-year-old's head and over his mouth while he was crying in a SUV parked... more »
August 27, 2011 3:40 PM
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.- Officials say winds from Hurricane Irene toppled a tree and sent it crashing through an apartment building in Virginia, killing an 11-year-old boy.
Newport News spokeswoman Cleder Jones says the 11-year-old boy and his mother were in the apartment when a large tree fell shortly after... more »
August 8, 2011 2:22 PM
PONCHATOULA - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 16-year old boy who drowned early Monday morning.
The teen drowned while swimming with five of his friends in a pond in the Ponchatoula area.
TPSO found the boy's body and pronounced him dead at the... more »
July 1, 2011 3:54 PM
BATON ROUGE - A 10-year-old child was hit by a car while crossing the street Friday.
The boy was walking south on Mission St. and trying to cross to Winbourne Ave. when a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix struck him.
The child is suffering from a serious head injury... more »
June 12, 2011 12:51 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- Search and rescue crews found the body of the boy who drowned in the Amite River. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office identified the boy as 12-year-old Gregory Hopkins, of New Orleans.
Officials say Hopkins drowned yesterday afternoon during a Tiki Tubing trip. Witnesses told News 2 the... more »
June 12, 2011 10:04 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS- Livingston Parish authorities are still searching for the body of a 12-year-old boy who drowned in the Amite River yesterday afternoon.
Witnesses told News 2 the boy went under water and never resurfaced. Several people who were on the river jumped in to try and save the... more »
April 25, 2011 2:59 PM
SLIDELL - Police in Slidell have arrested a man after they say he admitted to jogging past several young boys while naked.
Officers arrested Drew Rodriquez, 26, of Slidell after two of the boys gave police the license plate number of the car they said the naked jogger was... more »
February 16, 2011 7:50 PM
A doctor says he's having trouble treating a young boy found doused with acid in a pickup truck with his dead twin sister in Florida. The boy, his sister and father were found on the side of Interstate 95. on Monday. The father, Jorge Barahona, admitted putting his daughter's body... more »
January 14, 2011 6:56 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a 5-year-old boy fell from a moving school bus when the driver apparently forgot to close doors he had opened so he could see down railroad tracks. Sgt. Donald Stone says the boy suffered minor injuries. He says an off-duty firefighter who was... more »
December 19, 2010 12:03 PM
HAUGHTON, La.-Police in the northern Louisiana city of Haughton say an 8-year-old boy was killed this weekend while riding an all-terrain vehicle with another child.
Police say in a news release that the ATV flipped on top of Lawson Brandon and the other 8-year-old boy Saturday while Lawson's grandmother... more »
November 30, 2010 4:20 PM
BATON ROUGE – A 16-year-old boy was arrested after police said an officer patrolling in north Baton Rouge interrupted him beating and trying to rape a woman. Officer Douglas Chutz was patrolling in the 1300 block of Florida around 12:45 a.m. Monday when someone told him they saw a woman... more »
November 25, 2010 2:46 PM
GRETNA, La. - In two separate shootings, Jefferson Parish authorities say a 9-year-old boy is dead, a 12-year-old girl is in critical condition and two teenagers have been arrested in the younger child's slaying while a teenager and a young girl face charges in the girl's case. Sheriff Newell Normand... more »
October 24, 2010 11:35 AM
A 17-year-old boy from Cut Off was killed when a car driven by an unlicensed 15-year-old girl crashed into a utility pole.
State police say Edward Domangue of Cut Off was pronounced dead at Ochsner St. Anne Hospital in Raceland, where he was taken after the crash.
The... more »
October 19, 2010 12:32 PM
Johnny Sheffield, who played the character Boy in the Tarzan movies of the 1930s and '40s, has died at age 79.
His wife, Patty Sheffield, told the Los Angeles Times that he died Friday of a heart attack at his home in the San Diego suburb of Chula Vista.... more »
October 11, 2010 3:14 PM
A Lafourche Parish judge has ruled that a pit bull that bit a 12-year-old boy without provocation must die. The Comet reports that the dog's owner, Marie Bermudez, agreed to the order handed down Monday by Judge Walt Lanier. The dog named Duke bit the boy's thigh as he rode... more »
September 30, 2010 8:08 AM
Bossier City police are investigating the death of a newborn baby boy. Police and fire personnel responded to a call at a Bossier City home just before 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The Bossier Coroner's office is also investigating and planned an autopsy to determine the cause of death. more »
September 25, 2010 5:19 PM
Authorities in Bienville Parish say a 4-year-old Castor boy died Saturday after he apparently was pinned underneath a large fan. Sheriff John Ballance said Caleb Mangham, of Castor, was pronounced dead at LSU Hospital Shreveport. An autopsy has been ordered. The Times of Shreveport reported that a deputy found the... more »
September 13, 2010 3:11 PM
A state judge has ordered a psychiatric examination of a 17-year-old accused of stabbing an 8-year-old boy and slashing his throat. District Attorney Sam D'Aquilla says the case is on hold until that is in. Defense attorney Lewis Unglesby has entered a plea of "not guilty by reason of insanity"... more »
August 31, 2010 5:17 AM
A 15-year-old Caddo Parish boy has been arrested for the aggravated rape of an 8-year-old family member. The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office says the younger boy heard a news report of a brother raping his siblings and then told his grandparents that the same thing happened to him. The sheriff's... more »
August 24, 2010 7:38 PM
A man who kidnapped a boy in Tennessee and brought him to Slidell was sentenced to 30 years in prison by a federal judge. Jerry Wayne Dunn pleaded guilty to kidnapping and was sentenced Tuesday in Greenville, Tennessee. He admits he lured a boy from Mountain City with video games... more »
August 18, 2010 8:25 PM
An eight-year old boy is in the hospital in Maryland after a foot-long splinter pierced his abdomen as he went headfirst down a wooden playground slide. It happened on a 40-foot slide built in 1950 that's an attraction at Mount Tabor Park in Rocky Ridge. A firefighter used a utility... more »
August 11, 2010 7:03 AM
Lafayette police have arrested a 43-year-old man in connection with the alleged rape of a 15-year-old boy. Donald Eaglin Jr. of Lafayette was booked Tuesday with forcible rape. Police say the victim reported the alleged rape around 1 p.m. Monday. Eaglin was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center without... more »
June 15, 2010 5:57 AM
Caldwell Parish deputies are investigating the drowning of a 2-year-old boy from Monroe, but believe it was an accident. Deputies say Brandon Berry's body was found Sunday night in a campground swimming area, shortly after his mother reported him missing. Detective Cedric Meredith says there was confusion about who was... more »
June 14, 2010 2:34 PM
News organizations in Oregon have requested more than 1,000 files on suspected child molesters to be released.
The records were used by a jury in April when it found the Boy Scouts of America liable for $20 million in damages.
The Scouts say the judge shouldn't release them... more »
June 9, 2010 6:46 AM
Jefferson Davis Parish authorities say a 1-year-old boy drowned in a neighbor's swimming pool. Deputies say the boy was reported missing from his Felton home just off U.S. Highway 165 by his father. The child was later found in a swimming pool by his parents. Edwards said he had been... more »
June 3, 2010 5:19 AM
The insurance company for the Rapides Parish School District is rethinking its premiums as a result of a drowning of a 14-year-old boy at Alexandria Senior High School. The current policy expires July 1, and the insurer also is considering whether to notify the school district to seek quotes from... more »
May 25, 2010 6:15 PM
Eight-year-old Klyund Jones drowned in an abandoned pool yesterday evening in Assumption Parish.
The parish has an ordinance about property owners repairing or tearing down dangerous structures. Sheriff Michael Waguespack thinks the ordinance needs include a regulation for pools and bodies of water.
"If the land owner is... more »
May 25, 2010 6:51 AM
Assumption Parish deputies say an 8-year-old boy died after falling into an abandoned swimming pool in the 6500 block of Hwy 1, in Belle Rose. Deputies say Klyund Jones fell into the in-ground swimming pool while trying to get a ball he and his friends were playing with. First responders... more »
April 9, 2010 6:48 AM
Authorities say an 11-year-old Tioga boy has been given a citation for aggravated assault with a firearm after he fired a shotgun to break up a disturbance between his mother and her boyfriend. Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies say 30-year-old Marcus Honore was booked with domestic abuse battery, possession of stolen... more »
April 2, 2010 7:38 AM
DeSoto Parish authorities have arrested a Shreveport-area taxi driver in the death of a 12-year-old boy. DeSoto Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle says the boy, Justin Bloxom, was lured away from a friend's house in the middle of the night when he received a text message from someone he thought was a... more »