May 17, 2013 11:42 PM
ERWINVILLE- Authorities from multiple agencies are assisting in the search for a person who took Baton Rouge Police on a chase down I-10 late Friday night.
The pursuit began when officers tried to stop a car. The driver failed to stop, and headed west on the interstate.
Eventually,... more »
February 18, 2013 10:17 AM
SPRINGFIELD - Deputies in Livingston Parish locked down schools in Springfield this morning after a robbery suspect was seen near the school grounds.
Superintendent John Watson said Springfield's elementary, middle and high schools were all put on "partial lockdown" because of the search this morning. The partial lockdown limits... more »
December 19, 2012 6:44 PM
GONZALES- A day after a high-speed chase claimed the lives of two people trying to run from police more information is coming out on how police handle the dangerous situations. Gonzales Police Chief Sherman Jackson says his officers always have back up over the radios and in other jurisdictions waiting... more »
December 18, 2012 12:20 PM
ST. GABRIEL - A wreck at the end of a police chase this morning killed two people in the vehicle authorities were pursuing, according to State Police.
Troopers said Kevdrinka Williams, 25, of Baton Rouge and Tremaine Wickem, 20, of New Orleans died in the wreck.
A spokesperson... more »
December 12, 2012 12:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said two K9 units brought down a pair of suspects accused of several robberies and leading police on a chase overnight in Baton Rouge.
Lt. Don Kelly said police arrested Deshawn Lollis, 18, and Rodney Washington, 25, early this morning after they abandoned their car... more »
December 11, 2012 10:21 AM
BREAUX BRIDGE - Several groups including relatives of a 16-year-old who was shot and killed by a Breaux Bridge police officer are demanded an independent investigation. The Advocate reports the groups have characterized the death as excessive force against an unarmed teenager who panicked. State police say Darneisha Harris was... more »
November 29, 2012 3:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - Authorities released surveillance photos of a man who robbed an East Baton Rouge bank this afternoon.
It happened at the Chase Bank located at 7171 Corporate Blvd before 3 p.m.
A sheriff's office spokesperson said a white male came into the bank wearing a dark-colored... more »
November 21, 2012 2:12 PM
SHREVEPORT- Five suspects were arrested in Shreveport in a counterfeit money sting that ended after a chase that included phony money being tossed out of car windows. State police had tipped agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit about word of a possible counterfeit money transaction Tuesday at a Shreveport mall.... more »
October 24, 2012 11:17 AM
SHREVEPORT - Two people are dead in an apparent domestic dispute that began in north Shreveport and ended in Caddo Parish after a police chase and shootout. Officials tell The Times the initial call, which came in at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday, reported a man who was threatening a woman with... more »
September 28, 2012 3:05 PM
PHOENIX - A man apparently shot himself in the head on live television at the end of a high-speed chase that began in Phoenix. Fox News was covering the chase that began at midday Friday using a live helicopter shot from its Phoenix affiliate when the man driving the small... more »
September 26, 2012 12:34 PM
BUNNELL, Fla. - A man who police say was drunk while riding his horse through a northeast Florida town is now in jail after a police chase. Flagler County jail records show 29-year-old Charles Cowart was arrested Monday. He's being held on $7,000 bond on charges that include disorderly conduct,... more »
August 13, 2012 9:56 AM
BATON ROUGE - An investigation by the Office of Juvenile Justice has found that former Jetson Center for Youth Director Daron Brown did nothing wrong when he allegedly chased a vehicle he believed was carrying two juveniles who escaped from the secure-care facility.
OJJ spokeswoman Jerel Giarrusso says Brown... more »
July 27, 2012 6:17 AM
BATON ROUGE - Investigators continue searching for answers this morning after a 28-year-old man took his own life, following a high-speed chase with police.
The chase began on the campus of LSU when a pickup truck, driven by Steven Sanchez, crashed through barricades on Tower Drive, according to LSU... more »
July 25, 2012 10:56 AM
NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario - Authorities say a man is dead and a police officer injured after they fell over a retaining wall near Niagara Falls during a chase. Police said the officer was pursuing a man Tuesday afternoon and they both went over a wall, plunging near or to the... more »
July 24, 2012 6:24 PM
BATON ROUGE - A 22-year-old man led Baton Rouge Police on a brief high speed chase near Tigerland before crashing a stolen car into a ditch, according to investigators.
It happened around 4:30 a.m. on East Boyd Drive near Nicholson. Police arrested 22-year-old Johnathan Batteau, 3422 Conrad Street, and... more »
May 21, 2012 12:52 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Police say a woman who stole an ambulance at a New York hospital led them on a chase that reached almost 100 mph before she crashed. Buffalo police tell local media the woman got into the ambulance at the Erie County Medical Center and took off at... more »
May 11, 2012 11:02 AM
Stocks are slightly higher at midday in spite of JPMorgan's surprise $2 billion trading loss, which has rattled shares of investment banks. Shortly before noon Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 37 points at 12,892. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up five points at 1,363. The... more »
May 10, 2012 3:49 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A brief police chase ended with the arrest of three New Orleans men and the seizure of five guns. Neighbors called police around 7 p.m. Wednesday to report gunfire and that the men shooting the guns fled into a white car with Mississippi plates. During the subsequent... more »
May 7, 2012 11:08 AM
BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office announced that they are searching for a man who attempted to burglarize a bank Monday while wearing pajamas.
It happened around 3 a.m. at the Chase Bank in the 1300 block of O'Neal Lane.
Deputies responded to the bank after several... more »
April 20, 2012 5:40 PM
GRETNA - Two robbery suspects are dead following a high speed chase and shootout with police. Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say the men were suspects in an armed robbery of a Gretna convenience store around 3 a.m. Friday.
As police arrived at the scene, deputies say a car was... more »
March 23, 2012 9:51 AM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police captured the suspect accused of trying to run over a trooper early Friday morning.
Police found Jakarta Carter Jones, 35, at a Baton Rouge motel and was brought in for questioning.
Investigators say Jones led a trooper on a chase through the... more »
February 27, 2012 2:14 PM
LAFAYETTE, La.- An early morning police chase of a pickup truck originally seen driving recklessly in a parking lot, ended up with several Lafayette police cars damaged. Police say the truck led police on a chase about 2:20 a.m. Monday. During the chase the suspect's truck struck multiple barricades. The... more »
February 16, 2012 6:25 PM
RAYNE- Rayne Police drove a stolen city truck back to town Thursday, after it was involved in a chase in Baton Rouge Wednesday night.
John Smith is charged for taking a city truck from the Rayne Public Works Compound last Saturday. The truck had heavy damage on one side.... more »
February 16, 2012 11:56 AM
HAMMOND- A man in Tangipahoa Parish was arrested after leading police on a chase.
Murray Jackson is accused of stealing from a Dollar General store in Hammond, then leading police on a chase.
During the pursuit, Jackson reportedly attempted to run over Ponchatoula Police units, and fled south... more »
February 3, 2012 6:24 PM
GONZALES-- Five Gonzales police officers, one sergeant, and the police chief himself narrowly escaped a hefty speeding ticket-- perhaps even jail time-- and the chief calls it "officer courtesy."
The seven employees of the Gonzales Police Department led other Gonzales police officers and deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's... more »
January 26, 2012 10:23 AM
POINTE COUPEE PARISH - Federal and local authorities continue to search Thursday afternoon for an escaped fugitive.
Michael Coleman, 33, is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the EBR Sheriff's Office for simple burglary and resisting arrest.
Reports indicate Coleman fled the scene when U.S. Marshals arrived with... more »
January 14, 2012 2:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police have identified a suspected robber who was shot and killed during a drug sale-gone-robbery on Saturday afternoon. Robert Heard, 26, attempted to rob John Freeman, 26, at his home at 10488 Gerald Drive around 1:00 p.m. yesterday, but was shot and declared dead on scene, said... more »
January 13, 2012 9:00 AM
BATON ROUGE - A high-speed chase down Airline Highway crossed parish lines and resulted in a life-threatening crash just after midnight Friday.
Reports indicate the car flipped several times, but the driver is still alive.
The chase started in Ascension Parish, then continued into East Baton Rouge Parish,... more »
November 27, 2011 10:43 AM
According to Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, the man arrested after Saturday night's chase on I-12 is facing several charges.
LSPO says it all started when deputies tried to pull Jonathan Livingston stop him for a stalking complaint.
Officials say that's when the 31-year-old smashed into a deputy's unit... more »
October 28, 2011 9:14 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - A stolen car fleeing from police caused an accident involving several vehicles Friday morning at the intersection of River Road and Florida Boulavard.
BRPD arrested 17-year-old Eddie Thomas, of 815 Harvey Dr.
Police say the stolen vehicle was fleeing back into Livingston Parish and officers... more »
October 14, 2011 8:52 AM
BATON ROUGE - One man is under arrest, after a motorcycle chase that stretched across two parishes.
The high speed chase started around 10 p.m. Thursday in West Baton Rouge Parish.
State Police, Baton Rouge Police and Sheriff's Deputies all assisted in the pursuit.
The suspect was... more »
August 24, 2011 2:51 AM
GRAMERCY- Authorities continue to search for a Vacherie man who jumped from the Veterans' Memorial Bridge Tuesday after leading authorities on a high-speed chase in St. James Parish.
Kylan Laurent, 22, fled from troopers after they initiated a traffic stop on him on LA-18 in St. James Parish.
... more »
August 23, 2011 2:59 PM
GRAMERCY - Authorities are looking for a man who, following a high-speed pursuit by state police, got out of his vehicle and jumped from the Mississippi River Bridge in Gramercy. Police have not released the name of the man and are still searching for him after he jumped from the... more »
August 16, 2011 2:40 PM
LIVINGSTON PARISH - A Denham Springs man faces attempted murder charges after authorities said they tried to run over a Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputy.
Kevin Patrick Oshee, 21, and Brian James Lilly, 23, were arrested in suspicion of burglary on August 9. Oshee is also accused of trying to... more »
August 6, 2011 9:43 AM
BATON ROUGE- Four Baton Rouge police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave for their involvement in a shooting in West Baton Rouge Friday night. Around 11 p.m. Friday, an officer attempted to pull over a violator on Airline Highway near Florida Blvd. The driver would not pull over,... more »
August 2, 2011 12:46 PM
BATON ROUGE - A chase through a north Baton Rouge neighborhood ended when deputies caught a man they claim threatened them with a gun.
Deputies arrested 28-year-old Henry Charles Brown, Jr. near the intersection of Silverleaf and Glen Oaks Drive around 11:30.
Spokesperson Casey Hicks said deputies responded... more »
July 8, 2011 11:48 AM
BATON ROUGE - A police chase in Baton Rouge ended when the driver of a stolen SUV crashed, flipping the vehicle while police said she was holding her one-year-old child in her lap.
Walker Police Cpl. Mark Fruge says Patricia Munzey, 31, stole her sister's SUV around 7:15 am... 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 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 10, 2011 7:41 AM
BATON ROUGE- Two people are in custody this morning in West Baton Rouge Parish after a car chase ended in a crash in Iberville Parish. Police say the men crashed a vehicle after sheriff's deputies pursued them on I-10 overnight. The suspects told officials the vehicle they were driving belonged... more »
May 21, 2011 3:11 PM
KORAN, La.- A Monroe man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that led to a manhunt, gunfire and a motorcycle crash that injured a Bossier Parish sheriff's deputy.
The robbery occurred Friday at a recycling business in Haughton by a man who drove away in a... more »
April 18, 2011 2:29 PM
HOUMA - A driver who abandoned his car during a police chase in Houma neglected to stop the car, which ran into the front porch of a house.
Police said it happened early Sunday.
Patrol officers saw a car making a fast turn with tires squealing. They pursued... more »
April 14, 2011 4:07 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police have arrested a second suspect in connection with the Chase Bank robbery earlier this week.
Investigators believe Vernon Simmons is responsible for Monday's heist. Simmons was convicted of robbing another bank nearly a decade ago in Baton Rouge, and was recently paroled after serving nine years... more »
March 25, 2011 12:33 PM
BATON ROUGE - U.S. Marshals arrested a man on Highland road between Airline and Jefferson Hwy. today after a foot chase and scuffle.
A News2 crew camera was rolling was rolling when they happened to see the whole chase ensue.
We'll have that video for you tonight.
... more »
January 20, 2011 2:20 PM
BATON ROUGE – A man accused of robbing his mother at gunpoint has been arrested after a chase with East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies. Casey Hicks with EBRSO said 41-year-old Travis Hoover was arrested after he fled from deputies in a white SUV, and later crashed near the intersection of... more »
January 15, 2011 1:17 PM
BYRAM, Miss.- With the tiny dog he'd just kicked across the room yapping and snapping at him, a burglar grabbed a broom. A baby sitter grabbed it from him, then chased him out of the house.
Hinds County, Miss., authorities have charged 39-year-old Cedric Romone Williams with burglary of... more »
December 14, 2010 10:34 AM
KENTWOOD- A high speed chase between Kentwood Police, Tangipahoa Sheriff's Deputies, and a sex offender from Kentwood eventually ended in a convenient store parking lot.
Shaff Labrient Carter, 32, saw blue lights in his rear view, and hit the gas pedal topping speeds of 110 MPH.
Kentwood Police... more »
December 1, 2010 4:07 PM
BATON ROUGE – A police chase and search involving helicopters and K-9 units ended with five arrests and a counterfeit ring being busted, according to Baton Rouge Police. This morning officers were called by officials from the Whitney Bank at 3617 S. Sherwood Forest and told two people were trying... more »
November 19, 2010 11:10 AM
BATON ROUGE – A man wanted for armed robbery was arrested after a foot chase and search in downtown Baton Rouge this morning. 27-year-old Anthony Louis was charged with armed robbery, and had outstanding warrants for robbery and theft from district court and Baker Police. Investigators with the East Baton... more »
October 26, 2010 7:09 AM
A 29-year-old man has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder charges in the 2008 shootings of two Baton Rouge police officers who confronted him after a high-speed car chase. Christopher Joseph Johnson of Baton Rouge also pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of felon in possession of a firearm. The... more »
October 22, 2010 12:20 PM
Louisiana State Police said a "stupid mistake" on a suspect's part led to him facing a much-larger list of charges.
27-year-old Randy L. Jackson was arrested in Baton Rouge around 9:30 a.m. after troopers pulled over a vehicle he was in, and said he took off on foot as... more »
September 25, 2010 1:22 PM
A Cheyenne man who doused himself with white latex paint in hopes of avoiding a police Taser was hit with the stun gun anyway. The Taser chase happened Sept. 16, when Cheyenne police went to Brian Mattert's house on a domestic violence call. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that when... more »
September 22, 2010 8:55 PM
A man is behind bars after a high speed chase ending in West Baton Rouge Parish around 5 p.m. today. Police stopped Shane Thibodeaux for a traffic violation on Highway 78 in Pointe Coupee Parish around 4:30 p.m. That’s when authorities said Thibodeaux got out of his car, got back... more »
September 21, 2010 3:28 PM
Officers are searching by air and ground near Denham Springs for a man that led State Police on a high-speed chase this afternoon.
Perry Rushing with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies are assisting troopers in the search for a man that fled from State Police when they... more »
September 17, 2010 11:04 AM
Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man in East Baton Rouge after he fled from the in a car, and then on foot.
According to Casey Hicks with EBRSO, a tip had been called in early Friday morning from someone who knew where they could find Ben Jones, who was... more »
September 14, 2010 5:18 PM
Chase's online banking service is down because of a technical problem, and the bank said it's working to resolve it. The service has been down since Monday night, but bank spokesman Thomas Kelly couldn't specify the exact time service was disrupted. Chase has 16.5 million customers who bank online. ATMs... more »
September 6, 2010 10:07 PM
A man is in the hospital tonight after being hit by a vehicle while trying to run from police.
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a domestic abuse call on El Scott Avenue around 9:20 p.m. Authorities said the man involved in the domestic abuse... more »
July 26, 2010 10:50 PM
Two men are in custody after escaping from prison earlier tonight. 25-year-old Michael Johnson, Baton Rouge, and 23-year-old Mark Stanley, Baton Rouge, escaped from West Feliciana Parish Detention Center around 7:15 p.m. Police set up a perimeter, and a chase team picked up a track and stayed with it. They... more »
July 19, 2010 11:39 AM
A 23-year old Haughton man was arrested and charged with two counts of attempted homicide of a police officer after he ran into two police units.
Officers say they were trying to stop a stolen car on La. Hwy 157 Sunday, when Javis Dontreal Jones rammed a deputy's car... more »
July 9, 2010 8:08 AM
Police in Shreveport say an escapee from a northeast Louisiana prison work-release program was shot after he rammed a police car following a lengthy chase. Police say Kory Gay stole a car, and police chased him onto I-49 and then onto an I-20 ramp, where the car rammed a police... more »
June 21, 2010 9:04 AM
Tangipahoa Parish deputies arrested two people for drugs, and then running from authorities. Deputies say they witnessed Aaron Paul LeBlanc and Russel Junior Lucito in the parking lot of a Hammond store allegedly in a drug deal. When deputies tried to arrest the two, LeBlanc allegedly jumped in a car... more »
June 8, 2010 11:31 AM
A Baton Rouge police chase ended with spike strips and a taser, near LSU's campus.
Police say they got a call this morning from a Dept. of Public works crew, who said a man, who seemed emotionally disturbed, was following them all morning and they weren't sure why.
... more »
April 22, 2010 2:15 PM
Authorities in Baton Rouge have arrested a man accused of stealing a number of purses.
Police say around 2 a.m., 18 year-old Jarvis Fleming burglarized a business at 1670 N. Acadian West. Six purses in all were stolen.
They say Fleming hopped into an SUV and drove off.... more »
April 21, 2010 3:30 PM
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who held up the Chase Bank inside the Albertson's on College Drive Wednesday afternoon.
Police said the man walked up to the counter while talking, or pretending to talk, on a cell phone. He pulled out a gun at that point... more »
March 5, 2010 12:56 PM
Baton Rouge police detectives are looking for a suspect in the robbery of a 21-year-old man at the Chase Bank at 7474 Florida Boulevard.
The victim was at the bank on Jan. 25 between 11 and 11:30 p.m. As he attempted to withdraw money from the ATM, the suspect... more »
February 25, 2010 2:36 PM
Chase Bank announced Thursday it is closing its account maintenance operations in Baton Rouge. The move will eliminate 247 back-office jobs.
The move is part of Chase's efforts to increase efficiency by moving the account maintenance jobs to other larger centers in San Antonio, Texas, Columbus, Ohio and Houston.... more »
February 23, 2010 8:47 AM
Slidell police say a 33-year-old man died after apparently swallowing crack cocaine at the end of a chase. Slidell police say they spotted Joshua W. Guttuso of Slidell driving a pickup that had been reported stolen from Jefferson Parish and chased him. Police spokesman Capt. Kevin Foltz said at least... more »
February 18, 2010 6:19 AM
A chase team from the Louisiana State Penitentiary found a man who fled from a police officer in Zachary Tuesday night. Robert Axton was found hiding in a hollow log in the woods. A Zachary police officer tried to stop a truck for an equipment violation. After a brief chase,... more »
January 4, 2010 3:25 PM
Two men are under arrest, after leading officers on a high speed chase in Ascension Parish over the weekend.
Officers say they tried to stop the two men in the parking lot of the Tanger mall in Gonzales, when they took off in their car.
During the chase,... more »
December 10, 2009 8:20 AM
Two armed robbery suspects were killed in a crash Wednesday night in Tangipahoa Parish, while they were being pursued by sheriff's deputies.
State Police said the suspects were being chased by a St.Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputy on U-S Highway 190 in Tangipahoa Parish, when the suspects' vehicle struck the... more »
November 17, 2009 5:39 AM
A man is in police custody after a chase in Baton Rouge around 2 a.m. A K-9 unit tried to stop a suspicious vehicle when the driver lead police on chase. Police then put out a spike strip causing the driver to loose control at 4800 North Street when the... more »
September 18, 2009 10:38 AM
A couple from Walker were arrested and their son is in state custody after a police chase in Livingston Parish yesterday. Deputies say Tammy Bruno refused to pull over when a police officer tried to stop her for speeding. They say she led them on a chase that ended near... more »