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  • Indonesia military transport plane crashes in Medan; 37 dead

    June 30, 2015 9:50 AM

    MEDAN, INDONESIA- An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan, killing at least 37 people. North Sumatra police chief Eko Hadi Sutedjo told reporters Tuesday that the plane was carrying 50 people based on its manifest. He says 37 bodies... more »
  • Texas man & dog found dead inside Corvette

    June 11, 2015 1:02 PM

    PORT ARTHUR, TX - A spokesperson from the Port Arthur Police Department said a man found dead Monday afternoon inside of a Chevrolet Corvette parked outside of a restaurant appeared to have struggled to get out before he died. Maj. Raymond Clark of Port Arthur PD said 72-year-old James... more »
  • 9 shot at housing complex; 1 woman struck while taking bath

    June 11, 2015 10:46 AM

    BRIDGEPORT, CT.- Nine people have been shot at a Connecticut housing complex, including one who was killed and another who was struck while taking a bath when a bullet pierced the wall of her apartment. Police say shots were fired in a parking lot at the Trumbull Gardens Apartment Complex... more »
  • Police say infant found dead in storage unit after 14 years

    June 4, 2015 2:54 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police arrested a Lafayette woman on murder charges after investigators said an infant's body was found in a storage unit this week, 14 years after the child died. According to KATC-TV , Lafayette Police charged 57-year-old Rebecca Landry with second-degree murder Thursday after the gruesome discovery was... more »
  • 2 dead, 2 wounded in New Orleans shooting

    May 26, 2015 7:18 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead and two others injured. The shooting happened early Tuesday morning. Police say the bodies of two men were found in a parking lot. They say a 30-year-old man and a 31 year-old woman were taken to... more »
  • Nepal rescuers find 3 bodies near crashed US Marine chopper

    May 15, 2015 6:06 AM

    KATHMANDU- Nepal's Defense Secretary Iswori Poudyal says army rescuers have found three bodies at the site where the wreckage of the U.S. Marine helicopter was found. Poudyal gave no other details on Friday. The aircraft had gone missing Tuesday while delivering aid in the Himalayan nation following a magnitude-7.8 earthquake... more »
  • Loose moose stabbed to death

    April 29, 2015 8:46 PM

    ANCHORAGE, ALASKA- Moose are a common sight in Anchorage but not three men jumping on one and using a large knife to stab it to death. Thet rio are now charged with animal cruelty, wanton waste of big game and tampering with evidence. A bike rider called police saying... more »
  • One dead in Ascension Parish wreck

    April 24, 2015 6:58 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities said at least one person is dead in a wreck at the parish line between Ascension and St. James parishes. Officials said the wreck closed LA 3127 at LA 70, southeast of Donaldsonville. Two vehicles were involved, and one person was killed while two others... more »
  • Caddo Parish DA passes away at LSU hotel

    April 22, 2015 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said a visiting district attorney from Caddo Parish passed away Wednesday morning while staying at the Lod Cook Hotel on LSU's campus. LSU Police responded to the hotel around 8:15 a.m. and said Charles Rex Scott, 67, from Shreveport had died. Police said there... more »
  • Body found along Livingston Parish road

    April 2, 2015 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating a body which was found along a Livingston Parish road Thursday morning. The sheriff's office said the body of a man was found mid-morning along Highway 16 in the parish. Deputies said it's not immediately clear how the man died.... more »
  • Suspect in machete airport attack has died

    March 21, 2015 5:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The man suspected of attacking TSA agents in a security line at Armstrong International Airport with a machete has died Saturday evening. Richard White, 63, was shot three times by a Jefferson Parish deputy after White allegedly pushed through security into Concourse B, spraying agents with... more »
  • Man dies after fleeing from cops, crashing into house check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 10, 2015 10:23 PM

    HILLSDALE- Along a rural stretch of highway in St. Helena Parish, authorities stumbled upon a deadly wreck that was the aftermath of a police chase Tuesday. A man who had managed to flee officers eventually crashed into a house, knocking it off its foundation. The driver was dead inside... more »
  • Legendary coach in North Carolina dies at 83

    February 8, 2015 10:51 AM

    CHAPEL HILL - Former North Carolina basketball coach, Dean Smith, passed away Saturday evening. The Tar Heel's coach, Roy Williams remembered his predecessor for his successful and legendary past calling him "the perfect picture of what a college basketball coach should have been." Williams says Smith "was the... more »
  • 2 dead in Calhoun mobile home fire

    January 28, 2015 12:39 PM

    CALHOUN - The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a mobile home fire that claimed two lives in the Ouachita Parish community of Calhoun. Officials say that the bodies of two adult occupants of the home were found in the charred debris early Wednesday morning. The Fire Marshal's... more »
  • 2 critically endangered tamarins die in Alexandria zoo

    January 13, 2015 3:12 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Officials in the central Louisiana city of Alexandria say two critically endangered monkeys called cotton-topped tamarins died because a caretaker left them out in the cold. Spokeswoman Cynthia Jardon says the caretaker resigned Monday. The worker had been suspended following discovery of last Wednesday's exposure. The city says... more »
  • Plank Road reopens following deadly crash

    January 8, 2015 4:38 PM

    BAKER - A man, not wearing a seat belt, was killed in a head-on crash with a semi that closed Plank Road for hours Thursday evening and into early Friday morning. Jeffrey G. Blackwell, 25, of Baton Rouge, died in the wreck north of Groom Road shortly before 4:30.... more »
  • Medicare bought meds for dead people

    October 31, 2014 2:26 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - A government watchdog agency says Medicare's prescription drug program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem apparently started with a bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look. A report coming out Friday from the Health and Human Services Department's inspector general... more »
  • Wrong side of the road

    September 25, 2014 7:43 PM

    WOODLAND, UTAH- Authorities say a motorcyclist from England was killed after driving on the wrong side of the road in Utah. Vehicles in England drive on the left side of the road instead of the right. State Troopers say the man and another tourist also vacationing from England were driving... more »
  • Reward offered in shooting of pregnant woman

    September 15, 2014 7:57 PM

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA- A $40,000 reward is offered for information after a pregnant woman was hit by a stray bullet and she and her unborn child died. Someone fired at a car a block away and the bullet hit 25-year-old Megan Doto in the face on Sunday. She was... more »
  • Elephant crushes caretaker

    September 9, 2014 7:51 PM

    PORTLAND, MAINE- The founder of a facility that cares for retired circus elephants was stepped on and crushed to death by an elephant. Deputies say 56-year-old James Laurita was found unresponsive in a barn and believe he fell before one of the elephants in his care stepped on his... more »
  • Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 19, 2014 1:55 AM

    NEW YORK - Announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," ''The Price is Right" and other programs, has died. He was 96. An NBC spokesman confirmed Pardo's death on Monday, but he had no immediate details. For decades, Pardo's majestic voice, with its... more »
  • Shooting in New Orleans leaves two dead, another injured

    July 29, 2014 6:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead and an 18-year-old man injured. Police responded to a shots fired call around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and found two men in red four-door Jaguar suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say the unidentified men were pronounced... more »
  • Mother killed children and herself

    July 1, 2014 7:17 PM

    EAST GREENBUSH, NEW YORK- A mother said to be depressed over her son's suicide killed her other two children and herself using nitrogen gas. They suffocated. It happened in a suburb of Albany, New York. Police found the mom and her two kids, ages six and nine unconscious in... more »
  • Obama condemns terror against teens in Mideast

    June 30, 2014 3:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is condemning what he calls a "senseless act of terror against innocent youth" in the Mideast and offering U.S. help to find those who killed three teenagers. Obama is extending condolences to the families of the teens found by the Israeli military on Monday, two... more »
  • Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown dead

    June 15, 2014 10:41 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Casey Kasem, the smooth-voiced radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40 countdown, has died at age 82. Danny Deraney, publicist for Kasem's daughter, Kerri, says Kasem died Sunday morning. Kasem's "American Top 40" began on July 4, 1970, in Los Angeles. The No. 1... more »
  • 1 dead in late night Donaldsonville shooting

    June 2, 2014 4:52 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Authorities with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for your help in solving a murder. It happened just before midnight Sunday in the 900 block of Elizabeth Street in Donaldsonville. Deputies say 37 year-old Adoriji Wilson was on his porch with others, when the suspect walked... more »
  • Deputies identify man found dead in flooded parking lot

    May 28, 2014 6:19 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish identified a man found dead in a flooded parking lot Wednesday afternoon as Danny Deville, 56. Deville was from Melville, deputies said. He was found outside the business he worked at on Babin Road around 4:30 p.m. Deputies said the business... more »
  • 15 crew indicted over South Korean ferry disaster

    May 15, 2014 4:01 AM

    SEOUL, South Korea - Prosecutors indicted the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry and three crew members on homicide charges today, alleging they were negligent and failed to protect more than 300 people missing or dead in the disaster. Less serious indictments have been issued against the 11 other... more »
  • Man found shot dead

    May 9, 2014 9:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating the death of a man, found shot in a vehicle near the I-10 overpass in Old South Baton Rouge Friday. Officers did not identify the man, but said he was 22-years-old. His body was found in the 1100 block of Swart Street about 6:30... more »
  • Police identify man found shot at apartment check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 1, 2014 5:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a person found shot overnight in Baton Rouge has died from their injuries. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Elbert Marshall, 29, died after he was shot outside an apartment complex on La Margie Street early Thursday morning. A second victim victim was found dead... more »
  • EBRSO: Homeless person found dead in camp check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 28, 2014 2:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a homeless person was found dead in a camp he'd constructed behind a well-known Baton Rouge restaurant. "There were two men, that were sleeping back in a wooded area, they found another man deceased in the area, it looks like he's been there... more »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed while walking on I-55

    April 28, 2014 6:22 AM

    PONCHATOULA - State police say a 20-year-old Ponchatoula man has died after being hit by a pickup while walking on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish. Trooper Greg Marchand says Lavarius Grisby was pronounced dead by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office after the accident that occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday... more »
  • Deputies: man, believed to be drunk, slips on tracks and is hit

    April 18, 2014 7:20 PM

    INDEPENDENCE- A 61-year-old man is dead and authorities think alcohol was a factor in his death where he was hit by a train in Tangipahoa Parish Friday. The sheriff's office said Robert Moore ran across the tracks at Velma Road just north of town, hoping to beat an approaching... more »
  • Toddlers make the most bogus 911 calls check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 16, 2014 6:34 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Emergency dispatchers say toddlers are the biggest culprits of bogus 911 calls. At the West Baton Rouge Dispatch Center, dispatchers say more than half of the calls they get are non emergency calls from kids with deactivated cell phones. All cell phones can make emergency calls,... more »
  • Navy: Man who died on ship off Africa an ex-SEAL

    February 20, 2014 10:04 AM

    NORFOLK, Va. - The Navy says one of the American security officers found dead on a ship off the coast of Africa was a former Navy SEAL. Navy spokeswoman Lt. Lauryn Dempsey released the service record of Mark Daniel Kennedy in an email to The Associated Press on Thursday morning.... more »
  • Authorities investigating Wisner fire

    February 8, 2014 10:20 PM

    WISNER, La. - Investigators say a woman found dead in a burning mobile home in Wisner likely committed suicide and that the fire was started by a cigarette. A news release from the Louisiana Fire Marshal's office says it investigated the fire Friday after the body of 64-year-old woman was... more »
  • Denham Springs man shot to death

    December 17, 2013 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Denham Springs man died in the hospital today, succumbing to multiple gunshot wounds. Police said 20-year-old Timothy Pena was found on Sycamore Street near Plank Road around 10:30 a.m. He had several bullet wounds around his chest. Detectives are currently investigating a possible motive.... more »
  • 10 whales dead, dozens stranded in Everglades

    December 4, 2013 2:55 PM

    EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla.- Federal officials say 10 of the dozens of whales stranded in Florida's Everglades National Park are now dead. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials say four of the pilot whales were euthanized Wednesday. Six others had already died. Rescuers have been trying to coax the whales... more »
  • Migrating pelicans having issues in Baton Rouge

    November 26, 2013 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Animal control agents have a mystery to solve: why are so many pelicans dying near the lakes? The birds stop here as they migrate south. Recently, five have hit power lines, have fallen to the ground and died. But, agents aren't sure if the birds are electrocuted... more »
  • Deadly curve in Watson check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 20, 2013 5:35 PM

    WATSON - A curve in Livingston Parish was the scene of deadly crash last night, and residents want changes to prevent future deaths there. State Police said on Tuesday night Lena Johnson of Denham Springs was headed west on LA 1024 just east of LA 16 when the wreck... more »
  • Missing hospital patient dead in stairwell

    October 9, 2013 7:52 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- A patient who wandered away from her room was found dead two-weeks later in a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital. Lynne Spaulding was being treated for an infection when she vanished Sept. 21. Investigators say they don't know how she ended up in the stairwell or how... more »
  • 24-year-old deputy killed in Friday night collision check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 27, 2013 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash near Central Friday night. Dustin Hamilton, 24, died when he crashed his cruiser into another car on Joor Road near Lovett Road. He died at the scene. The person in the other car was taken... more »
  • Deputy killed in crash on Joor Road

    September 27, 2013 7:53 PM

    CENTRAL - An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy was killed in a car crash on Joor Road near Lovett Road. The accident occurred around 7:10 p.m. Investigators have blocked off a portion of Joor Road while they work to determine what happened in the wreck. We'll have... more »
  • Dead body found this morning on Jefferson Avenue

    September 23, 2013 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating the killing of a man found dead in Baton Rouge this morning. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said the man was found in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue around 5:50 a.m. Police did not release details about how the man died,... more »
  • Former heavyweight champion Norton dies

    September 18, 2013 9:17 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, has died. His son says he passed away Wednesday at a local care facility. He was 70. Norton had been in poor health for the last several... more »
  • Police identify murder victim found in vacant home

    September 12, 2013 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man they said was found murdered earlier today in a vacant home in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Shawn Hartley, 31, was found dead in a home on Wenonah Street around 12:40 p.m. He said an anonymous caller phoned in the tip,... more »
  • Body found in East Baton Rouge neighborhood

    September 5, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating what happened to a person found dead this morning in East Baton Rouge Parish. The victim's body was found out on Stanley Aubin Lane near Cedarcrest around 6 a.m. Investigators did not immediately call it a murder, saying they still... more »
  • Car collides with motorcycle on I-10; 2 dead

    September 3, 2013 12:22 PM

    HENDERSON - Authorities in St. Martin Parish say two people have been killed in a traffic accident on Interstate 10 at Henderson. Henderson Police Chief Leroy Guidry said the Tuesday morning accident happened when the driver of a car heading east on I-10 crossed the median for unknown reasons. The... more »
  • Don't pick-up that alligator!

    August 29, 2013 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Picking up a dead alligator on the side of the road is not necessarily free game. "Technically, it's hands off," Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries spokesman Bo Boehringer said. "You cannot unless you are someone who is a licensed alligator hunter or transporter." If someone without... more »
  • Mexico migrant train derails; at least 5 dead

    August 25, 2013 12:06 PM

    VILLAHERMOSA - An infamous cargo train ridden by Central American migrants heading to the U.S. derailed in a remote region of southern Mexico on Sunday, killing at least five and injuring at least 35, authorities said. The toll was expected to rise. Hundreds of migrants sometimes ride the roof of... more »
  • 8-year-old shooter kills woman Thursday evening

    August 22, 2013 9:19 PM

    SLAUGHTER- State Police are assisting East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's investigators in a case where an eight-year-old boy shot a woman in the head. The unidentified woman died at the scene deputies said Thursday night. The shooting happened just after 5 p.m. at a mobile home community on Highway... more »
  • 2 dead in plane crash at Kansas City airport

    August 18, 2013 4:03 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two people have been killed after a single-engine plane crashed at a small airport near downtown Kansas City. Fire spokesman James Garrett says the single-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off Sunday afternoon from the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. Garrett says the two people killed... more »
  • Fire chief: 2 crew members die in UPS plane crash

    August 14, 2013 9:48 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The fire chief in Birmingham, Ala., says the pilot and co-pilot of a large UPS cargo plane were both killed when the jet crashed. Birmingham Fire Chief Ivor Brooks says both crewmembers were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, in a grassy field just... more »
  • Man killed in stadium fall was lifelong Braves fan

    August 13, 2013 10:45 AM

    ATLANTA - The mother of a man who died after falling from the upper deck of Turner Field in Atlanta says her son was a life-long Braves fan. Connie Homer of Conyers, Ga., tells The Associated Press her only son, 30-year-old Ronald Lee Homer Jr., told her in a cellphone... more »
  • Shooting victim found outside apartments identified

    August 1, 2013 8:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 17-year-old was found shot to death outside an apartment complex early Thursday morning. Cpl. Don Coppola said Lezell James was shot in the upper torso. He was found after officers responded to reports of shots fired at the complex on La Annie Drive... more »
  • La.-born MMA fighter dies at Ariz. gym

    July 27, 2013 11:05 PM

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A Louisiana-born welterweight mixed martial arts fighter has died while training at an Arizona gym for an upcoming match. KPHO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/13cOpjT) that 33-year-old Sam Young died this week after he collapsed at Keep Punching gym in Scottsdale. Authorities say the father of two was later pronounced... more »
  • 1 dead; shot near NOPD HQ

    July 21, 2013 6:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a man has been shot and killed at an intersection near police headquarters and the city jail. Officer Garry Flot says the 33-year-old man died about 12:10 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of South Broad Avenue and Gravier Street. His name is being... more »
  • One arrested in deadly hit-and-run wreck

    July 17, 2013 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man this week in connection with a deadly hit-and-run wreck last month in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said BRPD investigators developed Devante Pugh, 20, of Baker as a suspect in the June 1 wreck and got a warrant for his arrest. Pugh... more »
  • 'Glee' fans turn to social media to mourn show's star

    July 14, 2013 1:38 AM

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Police said Cory Monteith, the star of the hit show "Glee," was found dead in a hotel room Saturday. Minutes after the news was posted to the internet, fans took to the television program's Facebook page to leave an ever expanding list of sympathy. "I... more »
  • 5 dead in oil train derailment

    July 7, 2013 11:47 AM

    Quebec - Officials say two more bodies have been discovered Sunday, bringing the death toll to five after a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in eastern Quebec, igniting explosions and fires that destroyed a town's downtown center. Quebec provincial police Lt. Michel Brunet said Sunday that 40 people are... more »
  • One dead, another seriously injured after BR shooting

    July 6, 2013 2:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A Baton Rouge shooting around 1:30 a.m. Saturday left one man dead and another man seriously injured, according to BRPD Cpl. Tommy Stubbs. It happened on the 6000 block of St. Katherine St. Stubbs says 27-year-old Justin King was located at his residence suffering... more »
  • Toll in Egypt violence mounts to 30 nationwide

    July 5, 2013 2:37 PM

    CAIRO - Medical officials say at least 12 people have been killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of the ousted president in the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria, bringing nationwide toll to 30. Emergency services official Amr Salama says the 12 died when hundreds of Islamists descended on a... more »
  • 3 dead when SUV runs stop sign, hit by big rig

    June 21, 2013 4:02 PM

    VINTON - State police say three people died when their SUV went through a stop sign and was broadsided by a tractor-trailer on Louisiana Highway 3063 in Vinton. Sgt. James Anderson says he does not know the age or sex of the people killed in the wreck Friday afternoon. He... more »
  • School board president involved in deadly hit-and-run skips meeting

    June 20, 2013 10:09 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The school board president, arrested for leaving the scene of a crash where a man died in St. Helena Parish, missed his first public appearance since the incident. Malcolm Sibley was not present for Thursday's meeting where the board approved next year's budget. Sibley is charged... more »
  • 1 dead in shooting involving Caddo deputy

    June 20, 2013 9:04 AM

    BLANCHARD- Authorities are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and a Caddo sheriff's deputy on leave. Deputies were called to a home in Blanchard Wednesday night where a man had reportedly locked himself in a vehicle and was threatening to harm himself. Authorities say the first deputy arrived... more »
  • 'Sopranos' Star James Gandolfini dead at 51

    June 19, 2013 7:19 PM

    LOS ANGELES- James Gandolfini, the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos," died in Italy Wednesday. The 51-year-old was vacationing in Rome, HBO and his managers said. In a statement, HBO called the actor a great talent and a gentle and loving person. Gandolfini played conflicted... more »
  • Dozens dead in wave of attacks mostly targeting Shiites

    June 16, 2013 12:16 PM

    BAGHDAD - A string of apparently coordinated bombings and a shooting across Iraq has killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens more. Most of today's car bombs hit Shiite-majority areas and caused most of the casualties. The blasts hit half a dozen cities and towns in the south and... more »
  • Police say 4 dead in St. Louis murder-suicide

    June 13, 2013 3:57 PM

    ST. LOUIS - St. Louis police say four people are confirmed dead in a murder-suicide shooting south of downtown. On its Twitter account, police confirmed that two men and two women were dead in the shooting at a business about five minutes south of downtown. Police said the dead included... more »
  • Missing man found dead off Grand Isle beach

    June 11, 2013 3:35 PM

    LABADIEVILLE - Authorities in Assumption Parish said they found a man reported missing Monday dead just off a beach in Grand Isle. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said relatives of Michael Blanchard, 51, of Labadieville reported him missing when he didn't show up to work Monday morning. Detectives pinged his cell... more »
  • 5 dead, 5 injured after Calif. shooting rampage

    June 8, 2013 10:52 AM

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Los Angeles County coroners have identified one of the people gunned down at Santa Monica College in a shooting rampage that killed four people before police shot and killed the gunman. Investigator Joyce Kato says 68-year-old Carlos Navarro Franco of west Los Angeles was killed in... more »
  • More heavy storms on tap for the Midwest, 3 dead

    May 31, 2013 2:12 PM

    Y CITY, Ark. - Flash flooding has killed at least two people in Arkansas, including a sheriff who ventured out in bad weather with a game warden to check on residents in a home threatened by high water. State officials say the game warden and two people from the home... more »
  • 3 dead in Lake Charles apartment fire

    May 29, 2013 2:21 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Authorities in Lake Charles say three people died in a morning apartment fire. Chief Investigator Zeb Johnson with the Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office told KPLC TV that the victims are a 29-year-old woman and her two sons, ages 2 and 4. The names of the victims have... more »
  • Former Saints RB Muncie dead at 60

    May 14, 2013 2:39 PM

    METAIRIE - Chuck Muncie, a Pro Bowl running back with both the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers, has died at age 60. Muncie was the Saints first-round pick out of California in 1976. He played four-and-a-half seasons in New Orleans before being traded in 1980 to... more »
  • 1 dead in shooting at Shreveport apartment complex

    May 8, 2013 8:58 AM

    SHREVEPORT- Shreveport police are investigating a fatal shooting at an apartment complex. The shooting was reported Tuesday night at Shreveport's Cooper Road Plaza Apartments. Authorities responded to reports of a fight at the complex about 45 minutes prior to the shooting, but found nothing and left the scene. Police returned... more »
  • 1 dead, 44 injured in blast in Tanzania church

    May 5, 2013 11:04 AM

    ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - A woman died and 44 people were seriously wounded when a bomb exploded in a Roman Catholic church in northern Tanzania, a Tanzanian police official said Sunday. The woman died in hospital as a result of the bombing in the Arusha church just before Mass, which was... more »
  • Community gathers for slain grandmother

    May 3, 2013 10:48 PM

    NEW ROADS- Family and friends of an elderly woman, beaten to death, joined each other in a somber memorial service. Beulah Morris, 91, was found dead in her home nearly two weeks ago. Authorities said her grandson murdered her, left her in a pool of her own blood, and... more »
  • Grandson arrested in grandmother's beating death check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 25, 2013 7:51 PM

    NEW ROADS - Sheriff's deputies arrested the grandson of a 91-year-old woman who was found beaten to death earlier this week. Sheriff "Bud" Torres said Brandon Battley, 24, killed Beulah Morris. He faces murder charges in the case. Morris was found dead in a pool of blood, covered... more »
  • State Police respond to deadly wreck on I-10

    April 24, 2013 6:21 PM

    GROSSE TETE - State Police said a wreck which shut down a lane of traffic on I-10 East killed at least one person. Trooper Jared Sandifer confirmed the wreck at mile marker 144 was a fatality. He did not have any more information about what caused it. I-10... more »
  • 91-year-old found dead in locked home check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 24, 2013 6:17 PM

    NEW ROADS - Sheriff's deputies are trying to figure out why someone beat a 91-year-old woman to death in New Roads. Family members found Beulah Morris on the floor of her home yesterday. She was lying in a pool of blood, covered with a blanket. "It's so hard,... more »
  • Police: One Boston suspect dead, other still at large

    April 19, 2013 4:35 AM

    WATERTOWN, Mass. - Police say one of two suspects in the shooting of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another, who is believed to be tied to the Boston Marathon bombing. Shortly after the MIT officer was shot dead... more »
  • Man dies, charges upgraded, after being attacked while sleeping

    April 12, 2013 10:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Charges have been upgraded against a man, accused of beating a man at a group home, after the victim died. A spokesperson with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said Richard Ray Gore, 66, was beaten with a steel bar at the home on 11342 East... more »
  • At least 2 dead in Texas charter bus wreck

    April 11, 2013 10:49 AM

    IRVING, Texas - State troopers say at least two are dead after a charter bus overturned along a North Texas highway. The crash happened Thursday just east of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Irving. Emergency workers are pulling passengers from emergency exits in the roof. Las Colinas Medical Center in... more »

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