Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As dead

Tagged News

  • Man found dead in LSU fraternity house

    October 6, 2015 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU officials said authorities are investigating the death of a fraternity house father found Tuesday in the Kappa Alpha house. An LSU spokesperson said EMS and LSU Police got a call about the unresponsive 52-year-old man around 12:17 p.m. Police said the man was dead... more »
  • Sheriff's deputies: 1 killed, 2 injured in LaPlace shooting

    October 5, 2015 10:06 AM

    LAPLACE- The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a triple shooting that left one person dead and two others injured. The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. Monday at a home in the 400 block of State Street in Laplace. Deputies discovered two shooting victims at the home, and... more »
  • Bicyclist dies in accident Saturday night

    October 4, 2015 11:28 AM

    BAYOU SORREL, La. - A bicyclist was struck and killed Saturday night. According to State Police, Brandi Mendoza, 23, was travelling southbound on LA 75 on her bicycle. Bradley Poston, 41, approached Mendoza from behind, when the right side of his vehicle struck Mendoza on her bicycle. Mendoza... more »
  • One man is dead after being stabbed by his girlfriend

    October 3, 2015 1:00 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE, La. - A domestic dispute ended deadly Friday night. Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to reports of yelling and screaming coming from the 18000 block of Pinehurst Dr. Upon arrival, the deputies found blood throughout the house, but no one was home. Shortly after, the Sheriff's... more »
  • Saudis say 717 dead in hajj stampede

    September 24, 2015 8:54 AM

    MECCA, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says the crush of Muslim pilgrims that killed more than 700 people outside Mecca appears to have been caused by two waves of pilgrims meeting at an intersection. Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki said high temperatures and the fatigue of... more »
  • Police ID 3rd victim found dead in Utah home

    September 20, 2015 6:45 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Police in Utah have identified a man who was among three victims, including a 2-month-old girl, found fatally shot inside a northwest Salt Lake City home. Authorities said Saturday that the body of 28-year-old Dakota Smith was discovered alongside 50-year-old Heike Poike and her 2-month-old granddaughter,... more »
  • Last of Louisiana's surviving Tuskegee Airmen pilots dies

    September 14, 2015 9:05 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Calvin Moret, a New Orleans native and the last surviving pilot from Louisiana of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He was 90. Moret was a Congressional Gold Medal honoree for his World War II service along with others in the African-American unit of military airmen. New Orleans... more »
  • One dead after I-10 shooting

    September 13, 2015 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - One man died after being shot while driving on I-10 early Sunday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police detectives, the shooting happened around 4:15am in the 200 block of East I-10. Herbert Williams, 25, died at the hospital from sustained gunshot wounds. There... more »
  • 1 dead, 2 wounded in New Orleans French Quarter shooting

    September 9, 2015 7:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say one man is dead and two others wounded in a French Quarter shooting. Police say that when they arrived at the scene early Wednesday morning, a 35-year-old man was found dead in the 600 block of Iberville St. They say the two men wounded... more »
  • Family of 'Trumpet Black' offering reward for stolen trumpet

    September 6, 2015 5:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man is offering $3,500 for return of the silver trumpet stolen during the funeral for his brother, a rising 28-year-old jazzman called "Trumpet Black." Travis Hill died on tour in Japan, from a dental infection that reached his heart. He was a grandson of... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies on Coursey Saturday

    September 5, 2015 8:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies responded to a fatal accident in the 1300 block of Coursey Lane Saturday afternoon. According to police reports, Mason Guillot, 22, was driving eastbound, and hit a Yukon that was in the westbound lane. Guillot was transported... more »
  • Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

    August 31, 2015 8:15 AM

    LOS ANGELES- Wes Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76. Craven's family said in a statement that he died in his Los Angeles home Sunday after battling brain cancer. A... more »
  • 2 dead, 6 wounded in 4 separate shootings in New Orleans

    August 26, 2015 7:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Authorities say two people are dead and six are wounded following four separate shootings that occurred in New Orleans within one evening. The shootings happened on Tuesday Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says the first shooting occurred around 5 p.m. when a 39-year-old man and his 2-year-old nephew were... more »
  • Dead horse found tied up near Baton Rouge Zoo check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 16, 2015 8:05 PM

    BAKER - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a bizarre situation after a horse was found dead and tied up against a fence. The horse was found in Baker along Gibbens Road near the Baton Rouge Zoo. Police were called out to the scene Sunday morning after... more »
  • Five children, three adults dead after Houston home shooting

    August 9, 2015 11:57 AM

    HOUSTON - Texas authorities say five children and three adults have been found dead inside a Houston-area home and a 49-year-old man who exchanged gunfire with police is in custody. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Sunday morning that the eight people were found dead after a... more »
  • In St. Amant, slain officer's family holds candlelight vigil check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 6, 2015 8:53 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Police arrested the man accused of shooting and killing a Shreveport police officer Thursday afternoon, according to reports. KTBS reported police arrested 27-year-old Grover Cannon at a home on Jackson Street. He faces first-degree murder charges in the death of 29-year-old Officer Thomas LaValley Wednesday night. ... more »
  • Sandra Bland family sues Texas sheriff for information

    August 4, 2015 11:22 AM

    HOUSTON - The family of a black motorist who died while in custody says they've filed a lawsuit against a Texas sheriff's office and others because they still haven't received enough answers from authorities. The family of Sandra Bland held a news conference Tuesday in Houston announcing the wrongful... more »
  • One dead after tent collapses at music festival

    August 2, 2015 6:05 PM

    WOOD DALE, Ill. - One person has died and several people are injured after a tent collapsed at a festival in suburban Chicago. A tent at the Wood Dale Prairie Fest collapsed during a storm on Sunday afternoon. Wood Dale Deputy Police Chief Mike Rivas told the newspaper that one... more »
  • Three adults, 8-month old dead in New Iberia crash

    August 2, 2015 1:20 PM

    NEW IBERIA, La. - The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office says three adults and an 8-month-old baby died after an SUV ran off the road, hit a guard rail and overturned in New Iberia. Maj. Ryan Turner, a sheriff's office spokesman, says that a 7-year-old boy was the only survivor of... more »
  • Coroner identifies man killed during Carlotta St. fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 9:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office identified the victim of a morning house fire that left one man dead. According to the coroner, 37-year-old James Mobley was the man firefighters said was killed after he was overcome by smoke on the second floor of a... more »
  • New Orleans police: Suspect shot by officer dies

    July 25, 2015 4:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans said Saturday that one of their officers shot and killed a suspect who was ramming his car into other cars and homes. Police reported the shooting around 9:30 a.m. Saturday and announced a half-hour later that the suspect had died at the scene.... more »
  • Prosecutors say Sandra Bland's injuries consistent with suicide

    July 23, 2015 12:06 PM

    HEMPSTEAD - Investigators say no injuries consistent with a violent homicide were found during an autopsy of a woman who was found dead in a Texas jail. Waller County prosecutor Warren Diepraam on Thursday discussed details of the autopsy of 28-year-old Sandra Bland, who authorities say was found hanging in... more »
  • Mother found near bus station holding dead 2-year-old girl

    July 21, 2015 1:50 PM

    ATLANTA - Police say a young mother who arrived in Atlanta on a bus with her 2-year-old daughter was found weeping near the bus station, holding her toddler who was later pronounced dead. Authorities say the child and her 19-year-old mother were traveling from Greenville, South Carolina, to New Orleans,... more »
  • Family spokesman: Chattanooga shooter had mental problems

    July 19, 2015 7:17 PM

    CHATTANOOGA, Tn. - A family spokesman says a Kuwaiti-born man who shot and killed five service members in Tennessee suffered mental health problems since his early teen years and also fought drug and alcohol abuse. A representative of the family of 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez says relatives believe those struggles... more »
  • Police arrest father of girl found dead with 4 others

    July 19, 2015 2:37 PM

    MODESTO, Ca. - Police say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in the deaths of his daughter, two other girls and two women whose bodies were found in a California home. Modesto police spokeswoman Heather Graves says Martin Martinez was detained in San Jose early Sunday and has been booked... more »
  • 3 dogs dead of unknown causes at Ascension shelter

    July 14, 2015 7:53 PM

    SORRENTO - Questions are being raised as to what caused three dogs that died over the weekend at the Ascension Animal Control and Shelter. The shelter said if found a 7-week-old puppy and 2 dogs over the age of 5 dead Monday morning. The shelter manager Michael Leblanc said... more »
  • 1 dead in highway crash

    July 10, 2015 9:49 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- One man was killed in a car crash in Livingston Parish late Thursday night. Louisiana State Police say an unidentified man was driving north on LA 16 when his car crossed over the middle line and collided with another vehicle head-on. Police are not sure what caused... more »
  • 1 killed in house fire; under investigation

    July 10, 2015 8:42 AM

    LULING- Authorities say a St. Charles Parish man was killed in a house fire that they believe may have been started because he smoking in bed. Multiple media outlets report that State Fire Marshal Deputy Chief Brant Thompson says 62-year-old George Welch died in the fire at his Luling home... more »
  • Baltimore police: 3 dead in shooting near university campus

    July 8, 2015 8:54 AM

    BALTIMORE- Baltimore police say four people have been shot, three fatally, near the University of Maryland, Baltimore, campus. Detective Rashawn Strong said in a statement early Wednesday that officers responded Tuesday night to a shooting reported in a residential neighborhood blocks from the campus near downtown. Strong says officers found... more »
  • Nearly 30 people wounded in overnight shootings

    July 5, 2015 2:43 PM

    CHICAGO - Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago. At least 27 other people were wounded in overnight shootings. Police say 7-year-old Amari Brown was shot after someone opened fire... more »
  • 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 »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days