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  • Shreveport police investigating body found in abandoned home

    June 25, 2017 4:15 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Police are investigating an abandoned home where a body was found Sunday. According to a report from KTBS, police say a person walked into the home in the 400 block of Davis St. in Shreveport, discovered the remains and called authorities. Corporal Angie Willhite told KTBS... more »
  • Classmates honor student who died after N. Korea detention

    June 21, 2017 2:08 PM

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Otto Warmbier knew everyone on campus as a student at the University of Virginia, and he had an "insane" tie collection. Alex Vagonis also said Warmbier was her soul mate who "helped me become a better human being." Vagonis was Warmbier's girlfriend at the time... more »
  • Police: 58 missing, presumed dead in London fire

    June 17, 2017 11:35 AM

    LONDON - London police say 58 people who were in Grenfell Tower are still missing and assumed to be dead. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday that this number, which was based on reports from the public, may rise. He says it will take weeks or longer to... more »
  • Authorities recover 12-year-old child's body from Calcasieu River

    June 13, 2017 4:19 PM

    OBERLIN - The search for a 12-year-old who went missing along the Calcasieu River over the weekend has come to an end Tuesday. According to a report from KATC, Garrick Neil Jr. was found dead in the river around 10:45 a.m.. According to the family, the child and... more »
  • August trial set in ex-NFL player Joe McKnight's death

    June 12, 2017 2:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The man charged in the shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight is scheduled to go on trial in August. A judge in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna on Monday set an Aug. 7 trial date for Ronald Gasser, who has pleaded... more »
  • Police: 2 Maryland teens found dead night before graduation

    June 7, 2017 3:39 PM

    MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. - Two male teens are dead after police found them shot in a car in Maryland the night before their high school graduation. Montgomery County police identified the teens Tuesday as 17-year-old Shadi Adi Najjar and 18-year-old Artem Ziberov. Northwest High School Principal Jimmy D'Andrea says in... more »
  • Message from woman in texting suicide trial: 'It's my fault'

    June 7, 2017 2:44 PM

    TAUNTON, Mass. - A friend of a woman charged with using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself said in court the woman told her, "It's my fault." Michelle Carter is charged with manslaughter in the July 2014 death of 18-year-old Conrad Roy III, who died of carbon... more »
  • Man found shot and killed in street; Victim identified

    June 4, 2017 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the Baton Rouge area Sunday night. The shooting occurred around 9:15 p.m. in the 1500 block of Rosenwald Road. Police said Quenton Gilmore, 27, was shot and killed. There are no suspects or motives in the case. more »
  • Child hit, killed during police chase in Baton Rouge Wednesday Play Video

    May 31, 2017 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Crime scene investigators from various agencies mixed with family and friends of a deceased child were at the scene of a bizarre and tragic crime Wednesday evening. By nightfall, detectives were still piecing together the sequence of events that left the 12-year-old lifeless across... more »
  • 3 killed in shooting after fugitive confronted at Texas car dealership Play Video

    May 31, 2017 4:29 PM

    DALLAS - A private investigator says a shooting at a Texas car dealership that left three men dead involved two investigators who had confronted a fugitive wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges. Stew Peters, a bail investigator with the private Minnesota-based company U.S. Fugitive Recovery and Extradition, said Wednesday... more »
  • Mother, two children killed in Lafourche Parish crash

    May 30, 2017 9:29 PM

    LAROSE - Police say a woman and her two children were killed in a crash on LA 3235 Tuesday. According to Louisiana State Police, 39-year-old Carmen Valle and her two children, 5-year-old Christopher Valle and 4-year-old Valeria Valle, were traveling north on LA 3235 around noon Tuesday. Police... more »
  • One hurt after shooting in Gardere

    May 29, 2017 4:08 PM

    GARDERE - One man is injured after a shooting in Gardere Monday afternoon. The shooting was reported around 2:30 p.m. Monday in the 8300 block of Skysail Avenue. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, witnesses reported seeing two males firing at each other. The sheriff's office... more »
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit against Clinton by Benghazi families

    May 27, 2017 8:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton filed by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington says the former secretary of state didn't defame the parents when disputing allegations that... more »
  • Body pulled from car found submerged at North Carolina golf course

    May 21, 2017 3:37 PM

    SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.- Authorities are investigating after pulling a body from a car submerged at a North Carolina golf course. Southern Pines police tell local media outlets they received a call at around 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Longleaf Golf Course and Family Club. Officials say they pulled a body out... more »
  • STPSO recovers drowning victim at Slidell marina

    May 19, 2017 10:58 PM

    SLIDELL - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office recovered the body of a person who drowned while swimming at a boat launch. STPSO deputies say their Special Operations division began searching for a subject who went swimming around 3:30 p.m. The body of the victim was recovered around 5:45... more »
  • Animal welfare agents find 61 cats inside NY home

    May 19, 2017 9:45 PM

    KENT, N.Y. - Animal welfare agents have found 61 living cats and nine dead ones inside a home in suburban New York. The Putnam County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals pulled the felines from the home in Kent Tuesday, according to the Journal News . Officials say... more »
  • 4-year-old fatally shoots himself at Virginia deputy's home

    May 16, 2017 3:59 PM

    ORANGE, Va. - Virginia authorities say a 4-year-old boy fatally shot himself at the home of his child care provider, which is also the home of a Stafford County sheriff's deputy. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Tuesday that the child was pronounced dead Monday, the sheriff's... more »
  • Falling tree limb kills man during Mother's Day barbecue in New Jersey

    May 14, 2017 9:45 PM

    PASSAIC - A falling tree limb has killed a man and injured several other people during a Mother's Day barbecue in New Jersey. Police say lightning struck a tree Sunday evening in Passaic, causing a large tree limb to come crashing down. Police say a 28-year-old man was killed and... more »
  • Sheriff's office: Missing woman's body found in shallow grave in St. Helena Parish

    May 14, 2017 8:25 PM

    ST. HELENA PARISH - The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office has identified a woman whose body was found in a wooded area Sunday. Deputies say the body of 35-year-old Rebecca Blades was found in a wooded area near Anderson Road. Blades was previously reported missing. According to the... more »
  • Road rage leads to fatal shooting in Texas

    May 14, 2017 7:07 PM

    MAGNOLIA, Texas - Sheriff's officials in a Texas county say a 21-year-old man is in custody and booked into a county jail for what authorities are calling a road rage slaying of a 56-year-old man. Montgomery County Sheriff's Lt. Scott Spencer says Christopher Delacruz was detained without incident Saturday night... more »
  • Texas man guilty in death of woman whose body was shown on Facebook

    May 10, 2017 4:58 PM

    McKINNEY, Texas - A judge has determined a Dallas-area man is guilty of murder in the death of his girlfriend whose lifeless body was displayed on social media. State District Judge Scott Becker found 46-year-old Kenneth Amyx guilty Wednesday on just the second day of the nonjury trial. The Dallas... more »
  • 2 doctors killed in penthouse of Boston luxury condo

    May 8, 2017 6:17 PM

    BOSTON - Police have identified the two people found dead this weekend inside the penthouse of a Boston luxury condominium building. The Boston Police Department website identified the victims as 38-year-old Lina Bolanos and 49-year-old Richard Field. Media outlets are reporting the two were doctors. The couple apparently lived at... more »
  • Police: Suspect in officer's shooting found dead at motel

    May 6, 2017 11:27 AM

    BRAINTREE, Mass. - A man who authorities say barricaded himself in a Massachusetts motel room after shooting a police officer in the face has been found dead. The Boston Globe reported that Braintree Police Chief Paul Shastany said at a press conference early Saturday that the officer underwent surgery at... more »
  • UPDATE: Drag racing leads to fatal crash on Airline Hwy. Friday night

    May 5, 2017 11:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police say drag racing led to a fatal crash on Airline Hwy. where one person was killed and two others were injured. Sources say the crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Airline Highway near Barringer Foreman Road. The crash took the life of 20-year-old... more »
  • LSP: 16-year-old driver killed after crashing into cow on LA 363

    May 2, 2017 2:00 PM

    ST. LANDRY PARISH - Police say a teenage girl was killed after she crashed into a cow on LA 363 Monday night. According to Louisiana State Police, 16-year-old Adrian Johnson was involved in the crash on Highway 363 around 9 p.m. Police say Johnson was traveling south on... more »
  • 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 »

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