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  • Workers body near bridge in North Carolina after heavy rains

    April 25, 2017 9:25 PM

    RALEIGH, N.C. - Transportation crews have found a dead body while cleaning debris from a North Carolina river swollen by heavy rains. State Department of Transportation spokesman Robert Broome said a maintenance crew made the discovery on Tuesday while removing debris at a bridge over the Neuse River at the... more »
  • Remains of Illinois man killed at Pearl Harbor come home

    April 23, 2017 4:14 PM

    CHICAGO - An Illinois sailor has been laid to rest near the community where he grew up - more than 75 years after he was killed at Pearl Harbor. Michael Galajdik was buried with full military honors on Saturday at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. The 25-year-old Navy... more »
  • Coroner: Man dead after shooting on Wayne Drive

    April 22, 2017 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man who was shot in Wayne Drive near Winborne Avenue on April 22 has died, according to the East Baton Rouge Coroner. The man, identified as 32-year-old Lorenzo Dixon, was found shot several times while sitting in a vehicle in a parking lot and was... more »
  • Lake Charles man killed in head-on crash on LA 171; Impairment suspected

    April 22, 2017 3:39 PM

    CALCASIEU PARISH - A Lake Charles man was killed in a head-on collision on LA 171 Friday night. According to Louisiana State Police, 61-year-old Carl Bryant was driving his 1992 Toyota Tercel on the wrong side of the highway when he crashed head-on into another vehicle around 10:10 p.m.... more »
  • Funeral services held for victim of Facebook killer

    April 22, 2017 3:09 PM

    CLEVELAND - Funeral services have been held for a Cleveland retiree whose shooting death was posted on Facebook. Family members on Saturday recalled Robert Godwin Sr. as a loving, gentle person who taught the importance of forgiveness. The 74-year-old Godwin was shot Easter Sunday along a Cleveland street. Gunman Steve... more »
  • Manhunt intensifies for Cleveland murder suspect Play Video

    April 16, 2017 6:13 PM

    CLEVELAND - Cleveland police say they are searching for a homicide suspect who shared a video of the fatal shooting of an elderly man on Facebook. Police say Steve Stephens shot 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr., a retiree who was out collecting aluminum cans, Sunday and shared a video of... more »
  • STPSO investigating domestic-related homicide in Folsom

    April 15, 2017 9:49 PM

    FOLSOM - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a domestic-related homicide after a woman reportedly shot her fiance. The sheriff's office responded to a reported shooting in Folsom around 10 p.m. Friday. According to deputies, the couple was reportedly fighting when the woman fatally shot the man.... more »
  • Trump wants regulations streamlined in infrastructure bill

    April 11, 2017 8:39 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump wants to offer a two-for-one deal on infrastructure. The Trump administration intends to propose a package of tax breaks meant to help spur $1 trillion in new spending on roads, bridges and other construction over the next decade. As part of that bill, Trump also... more »
  • Man convicted of triple murder at Houston car lot, gets life

    April 11, 2017 8:37 PM

    HOUSTON - A Houston man will serve life in prison after being convicted of capital murder in a shooting rampage at a used car dealership that left three men dead. Jurors in Harris County deliberated more than three hours Tuesday before returning its verdict on James Tinsley IV. Since prosecutors... more »
  • Louisiana firefighters gather to pay respects to fallen comrades Play Video

    April 8, 2017 10:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters from around the state have gathered in Baton Rouge to show love for their fallen brothers. They come, as they have year after year, to remember fellow firefighters who lost their lives while saving the lives of others last year. Now, 116 names are... more »
  • Police identify pedestrian struck in deadly Florida Blvd. crash Play Video

    April 6, 2017 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Florida Blvd Thursday night. Sources say the incident happened around 8:15 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Wooddale Drive. Baton Rouge Police say 71-year-old Dwight Fox died at the scene after being struck by an SUV... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crashing into trailer on Highway 316

    April 2, 2017 7:57 PM

    HOUMA - Police say a motorcyclist hurt in a Saturday night crash on LA 316 has died from his injuries. According to Louisiana State Police, 61-year-old James Marcel Jr. of Houma was traveling south on Highway 316 near Coteau Road when he struck a trailer that was blocking the... more »
  • 2 small planes collide mid-air in Florida, killing 2 people

    April 1, 2017 1:14 PM

    EDGEWATER, Fla. - Authorities say two people are dead after their single-engine airplanes collided midair over the central Florida coast. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that the planes crashed into a wooded area near Edgewater on Saturday morning. The Federal Aviation Administration says one of the planes was a Cessna... more »
  • Colombia: 112 dead after rivers overflow, toppling homes

    April 1, 2017 11:43 AM

    BOGOTA, Colombia - An avalanche of water from three overflowing rivers swept through a small city in Colombia while people slept, destroying homes and killing at least 112 unsuspecting residents in their sleep, authorities said Saturday. The incident triggered by intense rains happened around midnight in Mocoa, a city of... more »
  • Bodies of 2 UN experts, interpreter found in Congo

    March 28, 2017 8:40 PM

    BENI, Congo - Congolese authorities say the bodies of an American and a Swedish U.N. expert and their interpreter have been found in the Central Kasai region where they recently disappeared. Police inspector general Charles Bisengimana said Tuesday the bodies of the two U.N. experts were identified after being found... more »
  • One dead after shooting on Vegas Strip; Suspect surrenders Play Video

    March 25, 2017 5:18 PM

    LAS VEGAS - The gunman in a fatal shooting on the Las Vegas Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours, police said. The standoff began about 11 a.m. Saturday with a shooting that killed one person and... more »
  • Man found dead in vehicle on I-55 identified

    March 22, 2017 5:06 PM

    TANGIPAHOA - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man found dead in a vehicle Mar. 15. According to Sheriff Daniel Edwards, 35-year-old Alphonse Reid of Kentwood was found dead in a silver Infinity G37x on the shoulder of I-55 at the LA 440 exit.... more »
  • Death toll rises to 3 from inmate riot at Guatemala prison

    March 20, 2017 10:58 PM

    GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemalan officials say a guard has died of injuries sustained when gang members rioted at a prison for juveniles and adults, raising the death toll to three. President Jimmy Morales tweeted Monday that four hostages were rescued alive. But police reported later that one of those died,... more »
  • 19-year-old killed in Mandeville shooting

    March 19, 2017 12:40 PM

    MANDEVILLE - A 19-year-old was shot and killed on Ridgewood Loop in Mandeville Saturday. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies discovered the victim, 19-year-old Vincent Cuccia, was shot several times. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but died as a result of his injuries. ... more »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed on Airline Highway

    March 18, 2017 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to cross Airline Highway Saturday morning. According to BRPD, 42-year-old Jill Valori was struck by a 2015 Toyota Corolla while attempting to cross the roadway in the 6300 block of Airline Hwy. around 4:30 a.m.... more »
  • TPSO: Suspicious death on I-55

    March 15, 2017 5:05 PM

    TANGIPAHOA - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found on I-55 Wednesday. According to Sheriff Daniel Edwards, the body was found in a parked car on the shoulder of I-55 South near the Tangipahoa exit Wednesday afternoon. Edwards... more »
  • Houston carjacker shoots, kills man because vehicle has manual transmission

    March 13, 2017 3:41 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - A man was fatally shot in front of his wife and 10-year-old daughter after being carjacked late Saturday night. According to a report from KTRK, the shooting happened just before midnight as 47-year-old Pedro Aguilar was sitting in his car in front of an apartment complex.... more »
  • Two crushed to death at massive Argentine concert

    March 12, 2017 3:47 PM

    SANTIAGO, Chile - Argentine officials say two people have died in a crush at a massive rock concert. The open-air site of Saturday night's concert in the town of Olavarria was set up for 200,000 people, but prosecutor Susana Alonso tells the Todo Noticias television channel that it was apparently... more »
  • Firefighter killed after responding to Pennsylvania hoverboard fire

    March 12, 2017 3:08 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Authorities say a Pennsylvania fire department official injured in a crash while responding to a fatal fire has died of his injuries. The Harrisburg fire department said Lt. Dennis DeVoe died Saturday evening "surrounded by his family and close friends." He was a 21-year veteran of the... more »
  • Madagascar cyclone death toll reaches 50, authorities say

    March 12, 2017 11:21 AM

    JOHANNESBURG - Madagascar's government says the death toll from Cyclone Enawo has risen to at least 50, with 20 people missing. The island nation's disaster management agency on Sunday said the cyclone that made landfall in the northeast on Tuesday also has driven 110,000 people from their homes. At least... more »
  • 3-year-old killed, two others hurt in Pennsylvania hoverboard fire

    March 11, 2017 5:44 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has died following a Pennsylvania fire that also critically injured two others and appears to have been sparked by a recharging hoverboard. The Lehigh County coroner's office said Ashanti Hughes was pronounced dead at an area hospital just after 11:30 a.m. Saturday.... more »
  • Driver ejected through windshield in fatal Ascension Parish crash

    March 10, 2017 11:11 PM

    GONZALES - One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish, according to Louisiana State Police The crash occurred near LA 431, east of Airline Highway just before 10:00 p.m. Sources say the driver hit a tree and was ejected through the windshield of their vehicle.... more »
  • 18-year-old killed in deadly motorcycle crash on LA 940

    March 8, 2017 7:31 PM

    GONZALES - Louisiana State troopers are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that killed an 18-year-old Wednesday. According to state police, Aiden Womack of Gonzales was killed following a crash on LA 940. State Police say that Womack was driving his Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound on the interstate when 72-year-old Hazel... more »
  • Police identify victim in deadly North 37th St shooting Play Video

    March 1, 2017 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that happened last night on North 37th street. According to Baton Rouge Police, Corsey Hollins, 31, was found around 8:30 p.m. inside a parked car suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died at the scene. Police say there... more »
  • IPSO identifies human remains found in Rosedale

    March 1, 2017 3:39 PM

    ROSEDALE - The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office has identified a man whose remains were found in Oct. 2016 . The Louisiana State Police Crime Lab announced Wednesday they had identified the man as 50-year-old Charles Hills Jr. of Baton Rouge. According to IPSO, the remains were found on... more »
  • 4 dead, 2 injured as plane hits California homes

    February 27, 2017 9:39 PM

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Authorities say four people are dead and two are injured after a small plane crashed into two homes and sparked a huge fire in Southern California. Riverside Fire Chief Michael Moore says the Cessna's occupants, a husband, wife and three teenagers, were returning to San Jose on... more »
  • LSP: One dead, eight injured in deadly crash on I-10 west Play Video

    February 26, 2017 6:59 PM

    GROSS TETE - One woman was killed and eight others were hurt in a deadly crash caused by an impaired driver Sunday morning. State police say 33-year-old Kevin Dickens was traveling westbound on I-10 in his 2007 Lexus E35 when he attempted to pass another vehicle, a 2003 Mercury... more »
  • Remains found in St. Charles identified as man who went missing in 2012

    February 25, 2017 4:43 PM

    HAHNVILLE - Remains found in a wooded area of St. Charles Parish in November belong to an elderly man who went missing during Hurricane Isaac. The sheriff's office said Friday that Antoine Edmund Sr. was reported missing on Aug. 29, 2012, when it's believed he walked out of the home... more »
  • Suspect dead, 2 Florida officers wounded in shootout

    February 25, 2017 12:08 PM

    CASSELBERRY, Fla. - A suspect died and two police officers suffered minor wounds during a shootout at a central Florida home. Casselberry Police Chief Larry Krantz told reporters the two officers responded early Saturday to a reported disturbance at a home in the Orlando suburb. When they arrived, the suspect... more »
  • Teen shot in hand in Plaquemine

    February 22, 2017 11:02 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A teenager has been shot in the hand and wrist in Plaquemine, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi confirms a teenage victim was shot in the hand and wrist on James Street Wednesday evening before 10 p.m. IPSO is now... more »
  • Russia's ambassador to United Nations dead at 64

    February 20, 2017 2:22 PM

    NEW YORK - Russian officials say its ambassador to the United Nations has died suddenly in New York City. Vitaly Churkin was 64. Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press that Churkin became ill in his office at Russia's U.N. mission and was taken to Columbia Presbyterian... more »
  • Inmate dies after fight with cellmate at Mississippi prison

    February 19, 2017 1:49 PM

    WOODVILLE, Miss. - Authorities say a prison inmate has been killed after a fight with his cellmate. The Clarion-Ledger reports that 33-year-old Eric Heinz was pronounced dead shortly before noon Saturday after the fight at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. He had been found unresponsive on the floor of his... more »
  • Third suspect in fatal Baton Rouge shootings arrested

    February 18, 2017 8:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department announced that a third suspect connected to the fatal shooting on Maplewood Drive has turned himself in. Dominick Holliday turned himself in to Baton Rouge Police Sunday and was arrested for second Degree Murder in the Maplewood Drive homicide and... more »
  • 26 people detained after Turkey car bomb attack

    February 18, 2017 11:20 AM

    ISTANBUL - Turkish officials say 26 people have been detained following a car bomb attack, which killed two people in the southeast of the country. The car bomb exploded Friday near the lodgings of judges and prosecutors in the mainly Kurdish town of Viransehir in Sanliurfa province, bordering Syria. Footage... more »
  • BRPD responding to shooting on Evangeline Street

    February 16, 2017 11:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD is responding to a shooting on Evangeline Street. According to BRPD officials, it happened after 10:30 p.m. on Evangeline Street near Plank Road. According to sources on scene, a female victim was shot while inside a car after an altercation. Sources on scene... more »
  • Neighbors want answers after finding dead dog floating in apartment complex lake Play Video

    February 16, 2017 11:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A normal walk through his apartment complex turned terrifying when a man noticed the body of a dead dog in a nearby lake. Donald Morrison said he was walking his dog at the Lakeside Villas apartments off Millerville Road when he made the gruesome discovery. "I kind... more »
  • Man hurt in shooting after possible robbery on Runnymede Ave.

    February 15, 2017 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person was hurt after a shooting during a possible robbery at a home near Highway 61 Wednesday night. According to Baton Rouge Police, the shooting happened around 10 p.m. in the 10000 block of Runnymede Avenue and Magna Carta Place. One man was... more »
  • LSU Professor Melvin DeFleur dies at 93

    February 15, 2017 7:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Renowned mass communication scholar Melvin DeFleur, a Manship School of Mass Communication Distinguished Professor, died Monday at the age of 93. DeFleur and his wife, Margaret DeFleur, joined the Manship School faculty in 2004 after he retired as professor emeritus of mass communication in the College... more »
  • Wife, stepson charged in death of KKK leader

    February 13, 2017 2:42 PM

    LEADWOOD, Mo. - The wife and stepson of a Ku Klux Klan leader found fatally shot next to a river in eastern Missouri have been charged in his death. A probable cause statement alleges that 51-year-old Frank Ancona was fatally shot in his sleep on Thursday. His wife, 44-year-old Malissa... more »
  • Alleged KKK leader found dead in Missouri

    February 12, 2017 4:40 PM

    LEADWOOD, Mo. - Authorities are investigating the death of a Missouri man who identified himself as an "imperial wizard" of the Ku Klux Klan. Washington County Sheriff Zach Jacobsen told the Park Hills Daily Journal that the body of 51-year-old Frank Ancona of Leadwood, Missouri, was found near the Big... more »
  • NOPD: 6 shot, 1 killed in Central City

    February 10, 2017 9:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are on the scene of a shooting in Central City with 6 victims. One of the victim, a female, has died, according to police. According to WWL , the New Orleans Police Department confirmed the shooting at Third and Dryades streets around 6:15 p.m. Initial... more »
  • Crash on North Foster Drive sends four to the hospital

    February 2, 2017 9:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are treating multiple crash victims following an accident on North Foster Drive. Sources say four people are being transported for various non-life threatening injuries. The crash occurred on North Foster Drive and Fairfield Avenue. Stay tuned for updates. more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Teen says he tried to save girl from huge apartment blaze Play Video

    February 1, 2017 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 16-year-old says he tried to save a girl from an apartment fire Tuesday, but was unsuccessful. Jose Alexander Rosa spoke to News 2's Brett Buffington at a vigil for 5-year-old Treasure Garner, who died after the apartment she was inside of caught fire. Rosa only speaks... more »
  • 1 dead, 2 injured in New Orleans shooting

    January 28, 2017 1:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - One woman is dead and two others wounded after a triple shooting in a New Orleans neighborhood. Police say officers responded to a call at about 11:50 p.m. Friday. When they arrived, investigators found three women with multiple gunshot wounds inside a car with Texas license plates.... more »
  • State Police: Paincourtville man dies after being ejected in Ascension Parish crash

    January 28, 2017 11:58 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A man was ejected from his vehicle and died after he crashed off the side of the road on LA 308 at LA 943 in Ascension Parish. According to State Police, the crash claimed the life of 42-year-old Louis Davis of Paincourtville. The crash occurred around... more »
  • Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting by NOPD

    January 24, 2017 8:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An operation to arrest a pair of armed robbery suspects ended in an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead. According to WWL-TV , the incident occurred in the 10000 block of Curran Blvd. at the Carriage House Apartments in New Orleans East around 5 p.m.... more »
  • All 3 weekend triple shooting victims dead

    January 23, 2017 8:50 PM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish authorities say all three people shot in a car over the weekend have died. Sheriff's spokesman John Fortunato tells local media that a 16-year-old girl died Sunday, and her 25-year-old brother and the brother's girlfriend died Monday. All three were in a 2006 Honda Accord that... more »
  • Double shooting in New Orleans leaves 15-year-old dead

    January 22, 2017 2:30 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 15-year-old is dead and a 13-year-old wounded after a shooting Saturday night. The Times-Picayune reports that just before 6 p.m. Saturday police responded to a call about a shooting at the intersection of Desire and North Galvez Streets. The police news release says they... more »
  • Emergency official: More storm deaths in Georgia

    January 22, 2017 12:01 PM

    ATLANTA - An emergency official says more people have been killed as violent storms tear across southern Georgia. Sebon Burns, chief deputy emergency management director for Georgia's Dougherty County, said "fatalities and a lot of injuries" have been reported since an apparent tornado cut a path through the county Sunday... more »
  • Two hurt in shooting on Sycamore Street Friday night

    January 20, 2017 8:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say two people were hurt in a shooting near Plank Road Friday night. The shooting happened on Sycamore Street just before 7:30 p.m. Friday. According to Baton Rouge Police Sgt. L'Jean McKneely, one victim was shot in the leg and the other victim was shot... more »
  • Humane Society investigates dying horse after photo goes viral

    January 19, 2017 5:28 PM

    POINTE COUPEE- A picture of a dying horse taken by a concerned citizen has prompted the Humane Society of Louisiana to review parish investigative procedures and protocols. According to the Humance Society, several parish entities, individuals and departments were alerted to the condition of the horse while it was... more »
  • 15-year-old girl shot and killed in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 18, 2017 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Details have come to light in the early hours of Thursday morning regarding the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Au'Miracle McElwee. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the shooting occurred on Wednesday around 10 p.m. in the 5100 block of Oaklon Avenue. Investigators say that McElwee was... more »
  • Man turns himself in for fatal hit and run in Chauvin

    January 17, 2017 4:03 PM

    CHAUVIN - Troopers have arrested a man for the fatal hit and run crash that killed one person Tuesday morning. Christopher Little, 47, of Chauvin called state troopers from his residence Tueaday to inform them he was involved in the fatal crash. Police arrived at his home and found... more »
  • Man fatally shoots person acting "erratically" in his yard

    January 16, 2017 2:08 PM

    SLIDELL - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Monday morning. According to police, a homeowner confronted a man behaving erratically in his front yard in the Ozone Woods subdivision. The homeowner fatally shot the man and remained at the scene until... more »
  • 19 dead in multiple-vehicle collision in Ecuador

    January 14, 2017 11:40 AM

    QUITO, Ecuador - Authorities say at least 19 people have been killed and more than a dozen injured when a long distance passenger bus collided with an off-duty school bus along a highway in Ecuador. The accident took place Friday night on a road near the Pacific coastline. Authorities say... more »
  • Man ejected from vehicle, killed on Old Hammond Highway

    January 13, 2017 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man was killed in a single vehicle crash on LA 426 early Friday morning. Kenneth Salinas, 26, ran off the road while traveling westbound on US 190 in a 2012 Lexus IS250. Louisiana State Police say his vehicle struck a culvert and became... more »
  • 6 kids presumed dead after Baltimore fire

    January 12, 2017 12:34 PM

    BALTIMORE - A fire official says six children are presumed dead after a fire tore through a northeast Baltimore home. Fire department spokesman Chief Roman Clark said Thursday that one body has been found at the home and six children from the family who were missing after the fire are... more »
  • Firefighters find dead woman in burning Lutcher home

    January 11, 2017 5:42 PM

    LUTCHER - Firefighters responding to a fire at a duplex in Lutcher late Tuesday night found a body inside of a burning home. Investigators arrived at 1931 West Main Street after local fire crews responded to a call about a house fire around 11 p.m. After entering the house,... more »

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