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  • Fire marshal thinks child stood up during ride check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 7, 2015 12:54 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Investigators said Wednesday it looks like a 10-year-old unbuckled herself and stood up during a ride at the Livingston Parish fair Tuesday night, which caused her to fall and be pinned under the ride. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning said three people in all were injured in... more »
  • Sheriff: Mother said she 'messed up' by beating child with belt

    October 5, 2015 2:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge woman after investigators said she beat her 10-year-old child with a belt so hard it left bruises. Deputies charged 32-year-old Kayla Nelson Friday with cruelty to juveniles. EBRSO said on Oct. 2 deputies responded with Department of Children and... more »
  • 12-year-old attacked at high school football game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 29, 2015 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 12-year-old boy is recovering from severe head injuries after his family said he was attacked by a group of teens at a high school football game. The incident happened at Scotlandville Magnet High School, last Friday night. "It all happened so quick and it... more »
  • ATV driver accused of being on drugs in deadly wreck

    September 28, 2015 5:38 PM

    GREENWELL SPRINGS - Sheriff's investigators said Monday that toxicology tests showed a woman had several drugs in her system when she was driving an ATV which flipped and killed one of several children riding with her earlier this year. Deputies charged 35-year-old Jodie Easley on Monday with driving while... more »
  • Fireman delivers child after responding to 911 call check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 17, 2015 2:03 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - A firefighter will likely be forever remembered by one family after an emergency call here recently. Volunteer firefighter Wayne Birt responded to a call of a woman in labor after midnight Sunday. Soon after he arrived, the mother started to give birth and Birt helped deliver the... more »
  • Ohio mom accused of decapitating baby competent for trial

    September 17, 2015 11:56 AM

    CINCINNATI - A woman accused of decapitating her 3-month-old daughter has been found competent to stand trial and is scheduled for a hearing next month. Twenty-year-old Deasia Watkins was ordered to a psychiatric center for treatment and evaluation in April. Court documents show the judge has since found her competent... more »
  • Accused killer gives birth pending trial

    September 12, 2015 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Brittany Monk, a woman accused of murdering the man who admitted to molesting her when she was a young girl, gave birth to her only child last Tuesday according to her fiance's father. Monk, 18, and her fiancé Jace Crehan, 21, are accused of killing Robert... more »
  • Two people indicted on murder charges after lying about child's death

    September 12, 2015 2:13 PM

    MONROE, La. - A man and woman have been indicted on second degree murder charges after authorities say they lied about a child's death. Ouachita Parish grand jurors indicted Russell Flowers and Clarissa Kristen Hector on Thursday. Police say that Brooklyn Scout Brister died of heat exposure July 3 after.... more »
  • Breakfast with 2une In: St. Jude Walk check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 10, 2015 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- On Saturday, September 26th thousands of people will take over Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge to join the battle against childhood cancer. The St. Jude Walk/Run was started in 2008. Several cities throughout the nation participate in the event every year to raise money for cancer research.... more »
  • 11-year-old missing after cab ride

    September 9, 2015 8:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are searching for a missing 11-year-old who vanished after hailing a cab from the suburbs to the Superdome Wednesday morning. John Elrod was last seen around 6:30 a.m. The cab driver said Elrod summoned services from his home in Gretna to the Dome - a... more »
  • Child playing with lighter torched home Tuesday

    September 1, 2015 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters blamed a child, playing with a lighter for a house fire Tuesday afternoon. Crews were dispatched to the 1200 block of Doolittle Drive, off Staring Lane. The first group of responders arrived to find a bedroom and hallway inside the home ablaze, the Baton Rouge... more »
  • BESE approves plan to make childcare more affordable check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 12, 2015 4:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some federal dollars will now be used in Louisiana to help parents in need save hundreds of dollars on child care each year. The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved additional federal funding for child care assistance this week. The money will be used to... more »
  • Increase to child care assistance program gets BESE support

    August 12, 2015 5:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana's state school board has given initial backing to a proposal boosting day care assistance to low-income families. A plan that won preliminary support Tuesday from the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will increase subsidies available to parents, using $10 million in available federal funding. When the... more »
  • Three-month-old baby died Saturday morning

    August 6, 2015 11:28 PM

    UPDATE: The three-month-old baby died Saturday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, John Hope now faces murder charges. ********************************** BATON ROUGE - Police said the father of a three-month-old was arrested late Thursday night, charged with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Officers were called to an... more »
  • BRFD says deadly fire started by child

    August 4, 2015 1:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators said a deadly fire last night in Baton Rouge was caused by a child playing with a lighter. Curt Monte with the Baton Rouge Fire Department said 58-year-old Martin Osigwe died from smoke inhalation in the fire on Voohries Drive. Investigators said the fire... more »
  • Lawmakers want jail time for illegal daycares check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 3, 2015 7:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some state lawmakers want individuals operating illegal daycares to face jail time. Currently a daycare operating without a state license can be fined $1000 a day, but there are no criminal penalties on the books for the offenders. The issue came to a head in June when... 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 »
  • Man accused of hate crime against child check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 28, 2015 3:47 PM

    CLINTON - Sheriff's deputies charged an East Feliciana Parish man with a hate crime after investigators said he pulled down the pants of a 12-year old child and called him a racial slur in public. Deputies charged 54-year-old Ronnie Barnes with misdemeanor simple battery on Saturday. Tuesday, he was... more »
  • Teen killed, 4-year-old shot in New Orleans

    July 21, 2015 5:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police said a teen died and a four-year-old was hurt in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in New Orleans. Officer Frank Robertson with NOPD said the shooting happened around 3 p.m. at a home in the 6000 block of Boeing Street. Robertson said both victims were... more »
  • DCFS report on malnourished case plays blame game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 15, 2015 4:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Blame is shared among multiple levels of bureaucracy and private parties in a report released Wednesday related to an internal investigation about how the Department of Children and Family Services handled a case involving a malnourished, 15-year-old special needs child. Rose Holland was booked on child... more »
  • Review of DCFS welcomed by all after discovery of malnourished teen check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 14, 2015 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Allegations are swirling that the Louisiana Department of Children and Family services may have ignored more cases, and the government agency is working to clear the air. Tuesday, State Representative Alfred Williams announced he has been contacted by fifteen people who feel their complaints to DCFS dealing... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Family blames state for not doing more for 47 lb teen Play Video

    July 8, 2015 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The aunt and a grandmother blame the state for a child's serious condition of neglect. Lavear Anderson, 15, was rescued from his mother's care early Wednesday morning. Authorities said he was severely malnourished and covered in cockroaches. Read the original story HERE. Etna Mitchell said... more »
  • Police find 47-pound teen after arresting mother for drugs check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 8, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A police officer discovered a nightmare situation in Baton Rouge Wednesday when he said he found a 15-year-old child severely malnourished and covered in cockroaches after arresting the boy's mother for cocaine possession. According to arrest records Baton Rouge Police charged 49-year-old Rose Holland with crack... more »
  • Woman claiming to be the mother of abandoned child comes forward

    July 5, 2015 2:32 PM

    PASADENA, Md. - A woman claiming to be the mother of an infant discovered in a car seat carrier on the side of the road in Maryland has contacted authorities. Officials with the Anne Arundel County Police Department say the three-month-old girl was found just before midnight in a scuffed... more »
  • Mother charged after toddler tests positive for cocaine

    June 30, 2015 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge mother after they said doctors found high levels of cocaine in her 3-year-old child this week. Police charged 25-year-old Megan Gaylord with cruelty to a juvenile on Monday after her child was taken to a hospital by the Department of Children... more »
  • BR firefighter accused of child rape in Tennessee

    June 25, 2015 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities announced the arrest of a Baton Rouge firefighter Thursday for charges he raped a child in Tennessee. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said members of the Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested Roman Bates, 56, Tuesday in New Orleans. He's a captain with the Baton Rouge Fire Department,... more »
  • Toddler killed after touching exposed wires on A/C unit

    June 22, 2015 10:14 PM

    ADDIS - A one-year-old was electrocuted after touching exposed electrical wires on an air conditioner unit Monday. Sources in the West Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's office said the ground was wet around the unit, which had been leaking. The incident happened at a duplex in the 7500 block of... more »
  • Bail set for woman charged with storing dead child in storage unit

    June 11, 2015 6:24 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette district court judge set bail Thursday at $125,000 for a woman charged with storing her dead child in a storage unit. Police arrested Rebecca Landry on June 4 on one count of second-degree murder after a man who purchased an old storage unit she used... more »
  • Mother of dead toddler speaks out check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 10, 2015 7:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Joy Green is putting the pieces back together after losing her youngest child last week. "I never thought that when I dropped Angel off, on my way to work Friday that it would be my last time seeing my child," said Green fighting back tears. ... more »
  • Ruling likely Thursday in child's beating death

    June 10, 2015 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge says she needs more time to decide the fate of a Baton Rouge man accused of murder. Randy Parker faces life behind bars for brutally beating and killing his ex-girlfriends one year old son at his home four years ago. Testimony in his bench... more »
  • Daycare workers arrested for death of child check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 6, 2015 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two daycare workers in connection with the death of a toddler after they left the child in a vehicle. According to Baton Rouge police, 47- year- old Shelia Newman and 26- year- old April Wright are both booked and charged with Negligent Homicide for... more »
  • Daycare owner charged with cruelty to foster child

    May 22, 2015 5:50 PM

    LACOMBE - Authorities accused a St. Tammany Parish woman of abusing her young foster daughter this week, and the arrest has state child care officials looking into their own practices. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office charged 40-year-old Trenique Faciane with one felony count of second degree cruelty to... more »
  • Teacher who had sex with students fathered child by victim

    May 22, 2015 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- According to DNA test results, Keavin Keith fathered a child with one of the victims he's accused of sleeping with. Earlier this week Keith was charged with 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Investigators say he had sex with multiple students, and the students told them... more »
  • 11-year-old dies in northern Louisiana flash flood

    May 19, 2015 7:38 AM

    RUSTON- An 11-year-old child from Ruston died in a flash flood after waters swept a vehicle he was in toward a creek in northern Louisiana. Ruston police were notified of the vehicle being swept down the creek Monday morning. At the time, the vehicle was occupied by an adult, an... more »
  • Investigators say 9-year-old caused apartment fire

    May 15, 2015 1:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators said an apartment fire this week which displaced a family of one dozen people was started by a 9-year-old boy, and that it may not have been his first fire. A Baton Rouge Fire spokesperson said the fire at the Titian Apartments Monday morning... more »
  • Wildlife agents help save toddler from drowning

    May 12, 2015 5:11 PM

    MAUREPAS - State wildlife agents helped save a three-year-old boy from drowning in a Livingston Parish swimming pool this weekend, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Spokesperson Adam Einck said Lt. Louis Burnett and Senior Agent Michael Marques Jr. were in a boat patrolling Amite River... more »
  • Man faces 100 charges of distributing child porn

    May 8, 2015 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested a Baton Rouge man on 100 counts of distributing child pornography after a multi-agency investigation, according to the Louisiana Attorney General's Office. Investigators charged Albert Doyle Jr., 46, after an investigation by the AG's Cyber Crime unit. Sheriff's deputies said when they searched... more »
  • Man arrested in death of unborn child

    May 6, 2015 1:19 PM

    HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of an unborn child. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter says the death was the results of domestic violence between the child's mother and her live in boyfriend, who was the father of her unborn child. Larpenter says 36-year-old Tyson Cheavis was arrested... more »
  • Former LSU football player charged in death of Georgia boy

    April 30, 2015 7:52 AM

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA.- Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports 26-year-old Steven Terrence Singleton, a former football player at Buford High School in Georgia and a college player at LSU and University of South Carolina was booked Wednesday in... more »
  • Child predator back in custody

    April 22, 2015 12:02 PM

    CLINTON - Authorities said a convicted child predator who skipped out on his sentencing hearing last week has been taken back into custody in East Feliciana Parish. Sheriff's deputies said 35-year-old Prentiss Corey Chavers was arrested Wednesday morning and is being booked into the parish jail this afternoon. ... more »
  • NOPD releases image of man who opened fire, struck 2-year-old

    April 21, 2015 6:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are gathering information on a man who fired shots near a group of children Monday night, striking one of them in the leg during an apparent attempt to hit another man sitting on a porch nearby. WWL-TV in New Orleans reports that incident happened around... more »
  • Ohio zoo: Mother dangles child over cheetah exhibit

    April 12, 2015 4:39 PM

    CLEVELAND - Officials at the Cleveland zoo say they plan to seek child endangerment charges against a woman whose 2-year-old son fell into a cheetah exhibit. Zoo officials say several witnesses saw the woman dangling the toddler over the railing yesterday before he fell about 10 feet into the pit.... more »
  • Woman accused of leaving toddlers alone in feces-strewn house

    April 6, 2015 3:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 24-year-old Baton Rouge woman is accused of leaving her three small children at home alone in squalid living conditions. After receiving an anonymous tip, police said they found the children - ages 1, 3 and 5 - alone at an apartment Saturday. Police says the apartment... more »
  • Loose infant leads to marijuana arrest

    April 6, 2015 11:27 AM

    MORGAN CITY - Police arrested a Morgan City man after officers said they spotted him driving around with an unrestrained infant, then found marijuana in his vehicle. Police accused 22-year-old Jourdan Bartley of marijuana possession and having drugs around a minor after his arrest Friday night. Officers said... more »
  • Man accused of child abuse after son suffered from broken leg

    April 3, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A dad in Baton Rouge is in jail after his 7-month-old son ended up with a broken leg. Henry LeBoeuf, 22, is charged with cruelty to a juvenile after LeBoeuf fled authorities when they questioned him about his son's injury. However, his father Charles LeBoeuf is... more »
  • Home where child shot was hit more than a dozen times

    April 1, 2015 10:47 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies said they believe someone else was the target in a drive-by shooting overnight which sent a 9-year-old Donaldsonville boy to the hospital. Investigators were out Wednesday morning on St. Patrick Street, checking the sizes of the bullet holes in the side of the family's mobile... more »
  • BR man arrested in international child porn case

    March 13, 2015 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in Louisiana said a joint effort between U. S. and Canadian law enforcement led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge man on charges of sexual exploitation of children. Investigators arrested Matthew Chaney Walker, 24, after they said a search of his home turned up... more »
  • Tee-off against child abuse, neglect with Capital Area CASA check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 9, 2015 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Springtime is golf time. If you want to tee-off for a great cause, take a swing at the 4th annual Terracon Golf Benefit to support Capital Area CASA. The tournament is Monday, March 30th at University Club Golf Course (15333 Memorial Tower Dr.) in Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Police: Shoplifter threw daughter like 'a toy doll'

    March 2, 2015 12:20 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a man suspected of stealing items from a beauty shop in Slidell threw down his daughter when he was confronted by police over the weekend. Slidell Police said 24-year-old Lamar Causey of Baton Rouge threw his daughter "as if she was a toy doll" and... more »
  • Child killed in ATV crash over weekend

    March 1, 2015 1:20 PM

    CENTRAL - A 6-year-old child was killed in an ATV accident Saturday night in Central along Keystone Avenue. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says Kohen Kleinpeter, 6, was riding on back of an ATV known as a "Bad Boy Buggy" with six other people Saturday night. ... more »
  • Child hit by car in Baton Rouge

    February 21, 2015 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 6-year-old was rushed to the hospital after she was hit by a car Saturday evening. It happened on 1700 Victoria Dr. and Melon Ct. around 3 p.m. Emergency responders say the child was transported to Our Lady of the Lake with broken... more »
  • Deputies charge man with having drugs around kid

    February 20, 2015 11:34 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish man after investigators said they found drugs in his home around his 12-year-old daughter, and a package full of marijuana which had recently been delivered to his house. Deputies arrested 36-year-old Jeremy Munnerlyn on Wednesday after they said he admitted he... more »
  • Woman accused of leaving son in parked car while drunk

    January 26, 2015 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a woman accused of leaving her 4-year-old son in a parking lot for several hours while she slept off the effects of alcohol inside the family's apartment. Kelly Jefferson, 29, was booked into the parish prison on charges... more »
  • Some want language changed in state's deaf child bill of rights

    January 25, 2015 9:11 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Several deaf advocacy groups gathered together Saturday morning until the afternoon to discuss ways they want to see legislation changed for deaf children in the state. Around a hundred people were at The Louisiana Summit for Deaf and Education Reform. Groups including Lighthouse Louisiana and... more »
  • Mother accused of punching 8-year-old son

    January 22, 2015 4:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies accused an East Baton Rouge woman of punching her child in the mouth hard enough to split their lip. Deputies charged 27-year-old Tonisha Montague with cruelty to juveniles after her arrest Wednesday. Detectives said a state Child and Family Services worker was called... more »
  • Woman booked for burning 5-year-old son with cigarettes

    January 21, 2015 5:39 AM

    OPELOUSAS - An Opelousas woman has been arrested after her 5-year-old son was treated for burns to his hand and torso that appeared to have been caused by a cigarette. The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office says the child's mother, identified as 26-year-old Jessica Deville, was booked with cruelty to... more »
  • Penn St. gets wins restored, Paterno again winningest coach

    January 16, 2015 12:12 PM

    STATE COLLEGE, PA - Penn State is getting back 112 football team wins that were vacated two years ago in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. A new agreement with the NCAA also restores former coach Joe Paterno's status as the winningest coach in major college football history with 409... more »
  • Child dies after being hit by car

    January 9, 2015 3:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 14-year-old boy hit by a car while walking to a school bus stop in Baton Rouge Wednesday has died. Investigators said Daytron Edwards was hit while walking on Evangeline Street near North Foster. Police said it appears the car suffered a mechanical problem,... more »
  • Child hit by vehicle while walking to school

    January 7, 2015 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a young boy is in critical condition in Baton Rouge after a car swerved off the road and hit him while he was walking to school. Police said it happened around 7:45 a.m. at 4755 Evangeline Street. Officers said a mechanical problem caused the... more »
  • DPW secures construction site after WBRZ inquiry check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 30, 2014 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - About a week after a child fell into a hole and drowned, more unsecured holes were spotted around East Baton Rouge Parish. The holes along Claycut Road in mid-city are intended to prepare ground for sewer work. The work activity is utility relocations and adjustments in... more »
  • Mystery child gives trooper loving Christmas card

    December 25, 2014 9:37 PM

    HOUMA - A state trooper was shocked by a little girl, who handed him a Christmas card at a store. The girl handed him a card, then left. When the trooper opened it, it read "the gift of love, the gift of peace, and the gift of joy; May... more »
  • State warns of reported phony 'rebate' scam

    December 11, 2014 3:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services is warning the public of a potential scam that has been reported in the Lafayette area involving phony offers for discount store rebate cards. The con artists aim to trick people into providing credit card information. A news release... more »
  • Mom charged after daughter's body found in fridge

    December 3, 2014 4:47 PM

    HOUSTON - A Houston mother has been charged with neglect after her 9-year-old daughter's body was discovered stuffed inside a refrigerator. Amber Keyes is being held Wednesday on a charge of injury to a child-serious bodily injury, connected to death of her daughter, Ayahna Comb. Ayahna weighed 14 pounds when... more »
  • 3-year-old shot in Shreveport

    November 15, 2014 10:31 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. - A 3-year-old girl was seriously wounded by gunfire at a home in Shreveport. Shreveport Police said it happened shortly after noon Friday. Police were called to University Health Medical Center after the girl was taken there with a gunshot wound to the head. The parents told police... more »
  • Jury suggests death penalty in child murder case

    November 9, 2014 10:31 AM

    MOBILE, Ala. - A jury has recommended the death penalty for a man who was convicted in the deaths of his two young children. Jurors in Mobile County, Alabama voted 10-2 on the sentence for John DeBlase and Circuit Judge Rick Stout has set his sentencing for Dec. 11. DeBlase... more »
  • Judge to review NCAA's Penn State sanctions emails

    November 8, 2014 2:04 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A judge has ordered the NCAA to turn over 477 internal emails relating to the sanctions imposed on Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey said Friday that she will review the unredacted emails to determine whether they can... more »
  • Mother arrested after naked child found in street

    November 3, 2014 2:31 PM

    GRETNA- A Gretna mother is free on bond following her arrest on child desertion charges after police say her autistic son was found wandering naked in the street and eating grass. Jovan Mosley was arrested Saturday after Gretna Police said her 7-year-old autistic son was found three blocks from their... more »
  • Police: Woman offered to sell child

    October 24, 2014 1:04 PM

    HAMMOND - A couple that police say tried to sell a child at a southeast Louisiana gas station appear headed for Texas. Master Trooper Brooks David, a Louisiana State Police spokesman, says the blue Dodge minivan with Florida license plates was spotted in Lake Charles Friday afternoon but headed west... more »
  • 3-year-old girl beaten to death, police say

    October 19, 2014 10:29 AM

    NEW YORK - Police say a 3-year-old girl has been beaten to death and her 5-year-old brother assaulted at an apartment in New York City. They say Jeida Torres was discovered unconscious and unresponsive Saturday afternoon in an apartment in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood. A Fire Department of New York spokesman... more »
  • Peterson plans to plead not guilty to child abuse charges

    October 7, 2014 2:44 PM

    HOUSTON- A spokeswoman for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's attorney says the NFL player plans to plead not guilty to a child abuse charge during his first court appearance in Texas since his indictment last month. Peterson was scheduled to be in court Wednesday in Conroe, located north of... more »
  • Couple busted for drugs with 4-year-old at home

    September 24, 2014 4:58 PM

    SORRENTO - Deputies said they arrested a man and his wife after the couple tried to deal drugs to undercover agents with their four-year-old girl in the home. Deputies from Ascension and Livingston parishes took Donald Sanford, 36 and his wife Chelsea Sanford, 22, into custody on Monday after... more »
  • Murdered five year old laid to rest

    August 30, 2014 7:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - 5 year old Jay"v"une Bergin was laid to rest Saturday morning after allegedly being beaten to death by his father, Vernell Day. Day is facing attempted murder charges and a felon in possession of a firearm charge. But both sides of the child's family came... more »
  • Child drowns in Zachary subdivision pool

    August 28, 2014 3:13 PM

    ZACHARY - A child found in a pool in a Zachary subdivision died at the hospital this morning, according to police. It happened at a home in the Coppermill Subdivision on N. Turnberry Avenue when a woman who was house-sitting lost sight of the child. Investigators said the... more »
  • Woman accused of burning child in bath

    August 22, 2014 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman after they said she badly scalded a child in her care. Investigators charges Ebony Allen, 28, with cruelty to juveniles after her arrest Thursday. Police said Allen was caring for the child and called 911 to report they'd been burned or... more »
  • Sheriff to hold news conference related to 7-year-old's murder

    August 20, 2014 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff Sid Gautreaux has planned an evening news conference to release information related to a case that has outraged the community: the drive-by murder of a seven-year-old boy. Department spokeswoman, Casey Hicks, said the department has been working since the shooting Saturday night and will update... more »
  • 7-year old's friend speaks about slain child check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 18, 2014 6:25 PM

    BAKER - The childhood friend of the boy killed in a drive-by shooting over the weekend, spent time today remembering his neighbor. Terrez Coleman, 7, was shot and killed while riding in his family car, with his siblings and parents. Deputies think someone passed by their car on... more »
  • Deputies: Child heard shots that killed mother Play Video

    July 21, 2014 9:56 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A six-year-old spent Monday night with family members after deputies said her father shot and killed her mother while the child was inside their home in Ascension Parish. Hours before the child was given to relatives, detectives found Shella "Shay" Howard shot to death in her bathroom.... more »
  • LSP trying to warm up hit-and-run case

    July 14, 2014 9:08 PM

    BRUSLY - State Police are asking for help again as investigators search for the truck or SUV involved in a hit-and-run that left a seven-year-old injured recently. Video captured by a home security system shows what appears to be a mid-1990's Chevrolet Tahoe or GMC Yukon leaving the area... more »

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