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  • East Feliciana Sheriff forms task force to investigate rural shootings Play Video

    October 10, 2017 1:02 PM

    CLINTON - The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office says it has formed a special task force after a rash of rural shootings in recent months has left three men dead and a fourth injured. Sheriff Jeff Travis says a task force of about 20 will operate out of the... more »
  • Police: 5-year-old struck, killed while crossing street Wednesday

    September 21, 2017 12:08 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police say a young child was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing the street Wednesday. According to the Denham Springs Police Department, 5-year-old Malachai Rushing had just gotten food from an ice cream truck when he tried to cross Maryland Street. Police say Rushing stepped... more »
  • Former city marshal to serve a week in jail for trip to US Virgin Islands

    September 8, 2017 1:44 PM

    MARKSVILLE - A former Alexandria city marshal will spend a week in jail for not notifying authorities about his trip to the US Virgin Islands. According to KALB-TV in Alexandria , Norris Greenhouse Jr. will have to report to the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office on Monday by 2 p.m.... more »
  • 5-year-old boy drowns in Holden

    July 6, 2017 4:52 PM

    HOLDEN – A five-year-old boy drowned in Holden on Wednesday night. According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, the boy has been identified as Michael Morino. The incident occurred on Wednesday around 10:30 p.m. in the 30000 block of Sydney Woods Road. The sheriff's office... more »
  • Services planned for 6-year-old Mississippi boy shot to death after car theft

    May 24, 2017 11:51 AM

    CANTON - Services have been set for a 6-year-old boy shot to death after a car theft outside a Jackson grocery store. WLBT-TV reports that a celebration of life for Kingston Frazier is planned for noon Friday at Morning Star Baptist Church. Byron McBride Jr.; Dwan Wakefield Jr.; and D'Allen... more »
  • Judge denies bail for 3 men in 6-year-old's shooting death

    May 22, 2017 1:42 PM

    CANTON - A judge has denied bailed to three Mississippi men accused of killing a 6-year-old boy. Madison County Justice Court Judge Bruce McKinley sent co-defendants Byron McBride Jr., Dwan Wakefield Jr. and D'Allen Washington back to jail until at least a late June hearing. District Attorney Michael Guest told... more »
  • 17-year-old cancer patient passes away after receiving high school diploma Play Video

    May 20, 2017 11:48 PM

    UPDATE: Jerome's family tells WBRZ that he has passed away as of 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Those wishing to assist Jerome's family with medical expenses can donate by following the link at the bottom of this story. BATON ROUGE - During a special ceremony this past week, Jerome Singleton... more »
  • Authorities looking for gun in boy's killing

    May 19, 2017 7:01 PM

    GLUCKSTADT - Authorities are looking for a gun in the killing of a 6-year-old Mississippi boy. District Attorney Michael Guest said Friday that authorities are seeking the weapon but are confident they have enough evidence against the three teen suspects to proceed without it. Officials say the teens killed the... more »
  • Surgery successful for 7-year-old boy shot at Calcasieu Parish school

    May 16, 2017 7:04 PM

    MOSS BLUFF - The young victim who was accidentally shot in a Calcasieu Parish classroom Monday is on the road to recovery. Ronald Richard, the attorney for the boy's family, says that 7-year-old Gage Meche is awake and alert after what appears to be a successful surgery. While the... more »
  • Jarrius Robertson's life-saving liver transplant 'went GREAT'

    April 30, 2017 7:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - After 14 years of waiting, a young Saints super fan finally has a new liver. Jarrius "JJ" Robertson, the smiling, trash talking, charismatic face of the Saints, underwent surgery Sunday for a full liver transplant. According to his father, Jordy, Jarrius' surgery "went GREAT!" and... more »
  • Minnesota teen's dying wish to go to prom is granted

    April 16, 2017 4:51 PM

    HOREVIEW, Minn. - A 13-year-old Minnesota boy who's been battling brain cancer wanted to go to prom. Jeremy Kohlberg got his wish, thanks to family, friends and classmates. The Shoreview teen has been fighting the disease for about five years. He's undergone several treatments and surgeries. Recently, doctors told his... more »
  • US temporarily bans use of cyanide predator traps in Idaho

    April 10, 2017 10:06 PM

    BOISE, Idaho - U.S. officials have temporarily stopped the use of predator-killing cyanide traps in Idaho after one sickened a young boy and killed his dog last month after they checked it out. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday that it had halted all use of the traps on... more »
  • 17-year-old killed after vehicle submerged in St. James parish

    April 2, 2017 6:13 PM

    GRAMERCY - Police say a teenager was killed over the weekend after his vehicle was submerged in the bayou along Highway 61. According to Louisiana State Police, 17-year-old Evan Simoneaux of Laplace was traveling northbound on US 61 when his vehicled veered off the roadway and landed in the... more »
  • 19-year-old accused of sexually assaulting two on Kentucky school bus

    March 22, 2017 1:44 PM

    STANFORD, Ky. - Authorities say a 19-year-old Kentucky high school student is facing charges, accused sexually assaulting two younger students on a school bus. Local news organizations report 19-year-old Ryan Rayburn was arrested Friday on two counts of sodomy involving a 14-year-old girl and 11-year-old boy on a bus in... more »
  • Man arrested after fighting deputy at sorority party

    March 4, 2017 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested after he was involved in a scuffle with an East Baton Rouge deputy at a sorority party Friday night. One out-of-uniform deputy was working an extra-duty assignment with the Renaissance Hotel on Bluebonnet Boulevard and was tasked with only allowing hotel guests... more »
  • Man hospitalized after shots fired near Mall of Louisiana

    February 26, 2017 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old man was hospitalized after he was shot near the Mall of Louisiana Saturday. According to an official, it is believed he was hit by gunshots which were reported in the area of the mall Saturday night. The man did not suffer any life-threatening injuries.... more »
  • Transgender boy moves within 1 win of girls Texas title

    February 25, 2017 2:30 PM

    CYPRESS, Texas - A 17-year-old transgender boy has moved within one match of winning a Texas state girls wrestling title. Mack Beggs pinned Kailyn Clay to improve to 56-0, putting him in Saturday afternoon's championship match. Beggs is a junior from Euless Trinity in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. His family... more »
  • Boy or Girl? It's a sloth, so we don't know yet

    February 17, 2017 8:55 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Zookeepers are waiting for a DNA test to learn whether Hattiesburg Zoo's baby sloth is a boy or a girl. That's because sloths' sex organs are internal. Mammal curator Stephen Taylor says they'll have to send a bit of fur to a lab to learn the gender... more »
  • Child cancer patient dies months after meeting his hero, Tom Brady

    February 14, 2017 5:25 PM

    SIMSBURY, Conn. - A 10-year-old cancer patient, who in December lived out his dream of meeting New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, has died. Logan Schoenhardt's story gained national attention during a social media campaign that brought the Connecticut boy's wish to the attention of the Patriots and Brady. He... more »
  • 4-year-old Metairie boy struck by vehicle while walking along Airline Highway

    January 30, 2017 4:31 PM

    JEFFERSON PARISH – A four-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while he and his mother were walking along Airline Highway in Metairie. The incident happened on Sunday around 6 p.m. on Airline Highway south near North Lester Avenue. The investigation revealed that the child and his mother were... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to 2 counts of molestation

    January 24, 2017 10:59 AM

    MONROE - A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to molesting a boy in Louisiana. The News-Star of Monroe reports that 52-year-old Charles Edward Milton Jr. of Magee, Mississippi pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of molestation of a juvenile. An arrest warrant says Milton traveled to suspect John Carter Jr.'s... more »
  • Lawmaker reaches plea deal as sex-assault trial set to start

    January 10, 2017 9:22 PM

    DALLAS - A judge has dismissed conservative commentator Glenn Beck as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by the father of a Muslim boy arrested after taking a homemade clock to his Dallas-area school. The Dallas Morning News reports state District Judge Maricela Moore on Monday dismissed claims against Beck,... more »
  • Boy locked in bathroom was there at least 1 year

    January 10, 2017 8:41 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah authorities say two siblings of a 12-year-old boy found dangerously malnourished and locked in a filthy bathroom say their brother had been there for at least one year. Washington County Sheriff's Office Lt. David Crouse said Tuesday the children said they hadn't even spoken to... more »
  • Colorado police search for 6-year-old missing since New Year's Eve

    January 2, 2017 4:05 PM

    AURORA - Police in the Denver suburb of Aurora are searching for a 6-year-old boy who has been missing since New Year's Eve. David Puckett was reported missing on Saturday night after apparently wandering off from his home. Denver-area police agencies and volunteers searched for David on Saturday night and... more »
  • Homeless man wanted for rape arrested; victim's son fights back during attack

    December 20, 2016 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A homeless man has been arrested for the rape of a woman whose 10-year-old son fought back during the attack. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 32-year-old Daniel Hinton for forcible second-degree rape. The incident occurred on Dec. 16 when the victim met with... more »
  • Mom who left son in snowstorm apparently under influence

    December 19, 2016 5:33 PM

    THORNTON - A Colorado woman accused of leaving her son alone in a car overnight during a snowstorm appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol around the time she apparently abandoned the boy. Court documents say that surveillance video captured 26-year-old Nicole Carmon walking into a gas... more »
  • New York boy buried in snow while playing with friend dies

    December 14, 2016 1:14 PM

    GREENWICH - Police say a 13-year-old New York boy who was playing in a snow mound with a friend has died after they were buried in snow dumped by a public works crew. Greenwich-Cambridge Police Chief George Bell says the boys were playing in a large snow mound created by... more »
  • Terminally ill 5-year-old boy dies in Santa's arms

    December 12, 2016 12:15 PM

    NOTE: The Knoxville News Sentinel now reports that it was unable to verify Eric Schmitt-Matzen's statements. Click here for more information. KNOXVILLE - A Tennessee Santa Claus says a terminally ill 5-year-old boy died in his arms after he gave the boy a present in the hospital. The Knoxville... more »
  • World's tallest waterslide to be demolished after boy died

    November 23, 2016 11:25 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas water park operator says the world's tallest waterslide will be demolished following the death of a state lawmaker's 10-year-old son on the ride in August. Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts said in a statement Tuesday that the "Verruckt" ride at the Schlitterbahn park in Kansas... more »
  • Marshals blamed in killing of boy fired from Alexandria jobs

    December 6, 2015 12:22 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. - Two men working as city marshals in Marksville and accused of killing an autistic 6-year-old boy have been fired from their jobs with the Alexandria City Marshal's Office. Alexandria Marshal Terrence Grines has fired Norris Greenhouse Jr. and Derrick Stafford. Both men face charges of second-degree murder... more »
  • Boy, 10, accidentally killed on hunting trip

    October 11, 2015 5:54 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Authorities say a 10-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed during a hunting trip in northern Utah. The Cache County Sheriff's Office says the boy was sitting on the floor of a four-wheeler to stay warm when a hunting companion pulled alongside the vehicle. Deputies say... more »
  • Boy, 13, charged as adult in shooting

    October 3, 2015 6:02 PM

    TUPELO, Miss. - A 13-year-old boy accused of shooting another boy in Tupelo has been charged as an adult. Police were called to a residence after the shooting on Wednesday. Two boys, 13 and 14, had been in the house when one of the boys allegedly fired a .38-caliber revolver.... more »
  • Priest accused of pointing musket at 8-year-old

    October 3, 2015 4:48 PM

    LITTLE FERRY, N.J. - Prosecutors say a priest accused of pointing a functioning musket at a young boy in a New Jersey church is free after posting $15,000 cash bail. Authorities say the incident may have been spurred by a football rivalry. The Rev. Kevin Carter is charged with child... more »
  • Teenager faces murder charges after pushing boy in pond

    August 29, 2015 6:59 PM

    LUFKIN, Texas - Officials say an East Texas teenager is accused of pushing his pregnant girlfriend's 3-year-old nephew into a pond so the boy would drown to make room for the unborn child to live at their home. Seventeen-year-old Bobby Woods faces a charge of capital murder of a person... more »
  • New Hampshire baby receives lifetime hunting-fishing license

    July 29, 2015 11:17 AM

    CONCORD - A 6-month-old New Hampshire boy has become the first child to get a newborn hunting and fishing license in the state. Daylen Brickley's grandfather read about the state program in a hunting and fishing magazine. The family from Milford bought the license July 23, the first day it... more »
  • One boy saves the life of 7 year old girl Play Video

    July 20, 2015 7:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One 10-year-old is being called a hero after he spotted a 7-year-old girl unresponsive at the bottom of the pool. Shane Blanchard Jr. could hardly wait to jump in to try to escape the heat. But what he saw, was a young girl laying at the... more »
  • Boy Scouts executive committee OKs ending ban on gay leaders

    July 13, 2015 5:01 PM

    NEW YORK - The executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America has unanimously approved a resolution that would end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders and let individual scout units set their own policy on the long-divisive issue. In a statement Monday, the BSA said the resolution... more »
  • Scouts still to go camping after robbery Play Video

    April 24, 2015 7:07 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Boy Scout Troop 67 will have to go camping this weekend without any gear. Earlier in the week, thieves made off with the troop's travel trailer full of their equipment. "I'm kind of frustrated and angry that someone would do such an inconsiderate thing," said Scout Matthew Norris.... more »
  • Judge nixes lawsuit by man saying he was duped by dating app

    March 16, 2015 4:01 PM

    CAMDEN, N.J. - A judge has ruled against a southern New Jersey man who sued a mobile dating app after he was arrested for having sex with a 13-year-old boy. William Saponaro Jr. was arrested in 2012 after an encounter involving him, the 13-year-old boy and another man who knew... more »
  • 4-year-old shot when mom's gun falls from holster

    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 »
  • Parents review bus camera footage after son is forgotten on bus Play Video

    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 »
  • Parents: Child forgotten on bus had a seizure Play Video

    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 »
  • 4-year-old Dulac boy found dead in waterway

    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 »
  • Former Governor Edwards and his wife expecting a boy

    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 »

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