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  • Meat distributor sued after worker killed in running blender

    March 3, 2015 10:24 AM

    OREGON CITY, OR - The family of a cleaning worker who was killed when he fell into a running industrial meat blender at an Oregon plant is suing the meat distributor for $5 million. The Oregonian reports that the lawsuit filed last week in Clackamas County Circuit Court accused Interstate... more »
  • Father: 'Everybody loved' boy killed in ATV crash Play Video

    March 2, 2015 6:55 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's investigators said they're waiting on a toxicology report to determine if charges will be filed in an ATV crash which killed 6-year-old Kohen Kleinpeter and injured his sister. Ryan Kleinpeter told News 2 he never expected to lose his son at such a young age. ... more »
  • Mommy blogger found guilty of poisoning son to death

    March 2, 2015 1:07 PM

    WHITE PLAINS, NY - A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes has been convicted in New York of poisoning him to death with salt. A jury on Monday found Lacey Spears, of Scottsville, Kentucky, guilty of second-degree murder in the death of 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears.... more »
  • Life sentence for man for making boy hold paint buckets

    February 28, 2015 4:41 PM

    ATLANTA - Prosecutors say a suburban Atlanta man who forced a boy to hold paint buckets outdoors for hours as punishment on a hot June day has been sentenced to life imprisonment plus 50 years. The Fulton County District Attorney's Office says 32-year-old Omar Pitts of College Park pleaded... more »
  • Driver convicted in hit-and-run death of first grader

    February 28, 2015 4:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The hit-and-run driver responsible for the death of a first-grader last February will spend 10 to 40 years in prison, after being convicted of manslaughter. Arthur Toledano was found guilty Friday in the death of 6-year-old Shaud Wilson, who was struck by Toledano's speeding vehicle while walking... more »
  • Alzheimer's patient accused in roommate's death

    February 24, 2015 8:00 PM

    LAKEWOOD, COLORADO- An 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient faces a murder charge for beating a fellow resident of an assisted living facility to death. Prosecutors say Homer Castor killed 76-year-old Gerald Propp in a room they shared and a judge ordered a mental competency evaluation for Castor. Staff members say... more »
  • Man arrested involved in Gonzales fatal crash

    February 22, 2015 11:44 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a man involved in a fatal crash that killed a man on the interstate early Sunday morning. It happened around 5 a.m. on I-10 West of the Hwy 30 exit in Gonzales. Gonzales police arrested 27-year-old John Sanchez after being involved in a crash... more »
  • 'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

    February 16, 2015 3:19 PM

    NEW YORK - A singer-songwriter who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst "It's My Party" and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "You Don't Own Me" has died. Lesley Gore was 68. According to her partner of 33 years,... more »
  • 17-year-old boy shot, killed during Russian roulette game

    February 16, 2015 11:51 AM

    CARSON, CA - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a 17-year-old boy shot and killed himself early Monday during what they are describing as a game of Russian roulette with other teens. Deputies responding to a call about a gunshot in an unincorporated area between Los Angeles and Carson... more »
  • Home treatment for lice kills child

    February 5, 2015 7:54 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS- An 18-month-old suffocated, apparently because of a home remedy for head lice that involved mayonnaise and a plastic bag placed on her head. Police say the infant's scalp was covered in mayonnaise and a plastic shopping bag. The girl was left unattended and may have fallen asleep,... more »
  • Obit: 'We blame Seahawks lousy play call for Mike's death'

    February 5, 2015 5:56 PM

    SPOKANE, WA - The family of a Seahawks fan who died after the Super Bowl says he would have enjoyed the dig at the team they put in the last line of his obituary: "We blame the Seahawks lousy play call for Mike's untimely death." The obituary for Michael Vedvik... more »
  • Valentine's Gala focuses on protecting the hearts of student-athletes Play Video

    February 3, 2015 7:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Valentine's Day is coming up, which makes this the perfect time to start thinking about your heart. You can save lives, raise awareness of sudden cardiac deaths and have a great time at Jump Start Your Heart's Valentine's Gala. Donna Lee and Danielle Kelley joined us on... more »
  • Christina, of downtown eatery Christina's, has died

    January 26, 2015 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The owner of a popular downtown restaurant has died. Christina Bannister died Monday. She had an aneurysm a few weeks ago and had been on a ventilator for two weeks until family members made a decision to remove it Sunday. Bannister owned Christina's at the... more »
  • Man killed while riding motorized skateboard

    January 26, 2015 10:18 AM

    COVINGTON - Covington police say a 31-year-old man died when he fell off his motorized skateboard. Chief Tim Lentz said in a news release that Jerry Siles Jr. was riding his gas powered skateboard Sunday afternoon when he lost control and was thrown to the ground. Lentz says Siles was... more »
  • Doctor: someone at your work might be using synthetic weed Play Video

    January 23, 2015 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An ER doctor is asking companies to do more to help people kick the deadly habit of smoking synthetic pot. Dr. Chuck Thompson says some of the area's largest employers need to watch their workers, because there's a good chance some are using. "This drug... more »
  • Father sentenced to 4 years in children's deaths

    January 23, 2015 10:45 AM

    HOUMA - A man whose two young children died in a March 15 house fire in Houma has been sentenced to four years in prison. The Courier reports 22-year-old Romell Welsh Sr. pleaded guilty this week to two counts of negligent homicide in the deaths of 2-year-old Romell Welsh Jr.... more »
  • NYPD overseer reviews suspected chokehold cases

    January 12, 2015 2:04 AM

    NEW YORK CITY, NY - A review by New York City's new police inspector general of suspected police chokeholds has found gaps in discipline and raises questions about officer training. The report by the inspector general's office was being released Monday. The office studied 10 random cases of suspected chokeholds... more »
  • Victim identified in overnight shooting

    January 11, 2015 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police identified the man who was shot and killed early Sunday morning. Officials say Calvin Smith, 19, was lying in the parking lot of Carlins Food Mart on Plank Road near Brady street at about 1:15 a.m. He was taken to the hospital where... more »
  • Arrest made accidental shooting death Play Video

    January 10, 2015 8:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man is dead after what police said was an accident. The shooting happened in the 4900 block of Jefferson Avenue, Satuday afternoon. According to police, Demarcus Rheams, 20, and Jawan Billy, 19, was handling a gun in the back of a house when it... more »
  • Attorney confident mother won't see trial in son's death Play Video

    January 7, 2015 5:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Brittni Clark, the mother accused of negligent homicide in her son's drowning death, bonded out of jail late Tuesday evening on a $10,000 bond. Her attorney is upset she spent time in jail, accused of neglecting her child the day he fell into an abandoned sewer hole... more »
  • People asking for road changes after NYE deaths Play Video

    January 1, 2015 6:13 PM

    WALKER - The New Year's Eve crash that left three dead on Walker South Road has residents asking for change. Stephen Edward says in the time he's lived on the curve where the wreck happened he's counted more than 20 deaths along that stretch of road. "A lot... more »
  • Murder charges filed against mother of dead toddler Play Video

    December 31, 2014 1:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police filed upgraded murder charges Wednesday against a Baton Rouge mother who investigators said slammed her toddler's head against a wall and killed her. Police said Candice Smith faces first degree murder charges for the death of 2-year-old Da'Laijha Smith. She was originally arrested on second... more »
  • Hearing impaired man dies after stepping in front of train

    December 31, 2014 6:39 AM

    HAMMOND - Hammond police say a 58-year-old man with hearing difficulties died after stepping in front of a train passing through the downtown area. Lt. Vince Giannobile says Ernest Watts could hardly speak and could barely hear. Giannobile says Watts didn't respond to bystanders who shouted to warn him of... more »
  • Report: Gun deaths of officers jumps 56 percent

    December 30, 2014 5:47 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new report finds that the number of law-enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent in 2014. The annual report released Tuesday by the nonprofit National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund found that 50 officers were killed by guns this year, compared to 32 in... more »
  • Autopsy today in toddler's death Play Video

    December 30, 2014 5:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of a toddler has been arrested in Baton Rouge following the death of her two-year-old daughter. According to police, emergency officials were called to a home on Beechwood St. around 9 p.m. Monday night for an unresponsive toddler. CPR was performed and the 2-year-old... more »
  • Former state Rep. Alphonse Jackson dead at 87

    December 26, 2014 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former state Rep. Alphonse Jackson, a civil rights activist and charter member of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, has died. Jackson died Tuesday at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge. He was 87. Originally from Shreveport, Jackson had the distinction of being the first black... more »
  • Funeral arrangements set for toddler who died in hole Play Video

    December 24, 2014 11:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Funeral arrangements for Jassiah are scheduled at Promise Land Baptist Church on Plank Road at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the same day. Clark was honored when a small crowd gathered at an abandoned... more »
  • Police ID man murdered in apartment near LSU Play Video

    December 12, 2014 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said Roderick Carolina, 34, was shot and killed inside his apartment Friday afternoon. BRPD released Carolina's name about five hours after he was found dead two blocks from LSU. District Attorney Hillar Moore and numerous police officers swarmed the scene in the 2700 block of... more »
  • Town says priest brought their church into 21st century Play Video

    December 11, 2014 5:06 PM

    PIERRE PART - A pillar of the Pierre Part community will be remembered this weekend as the man who brought the St. Joseph the Worker Church into the 21st century. Father Clarence Waguespack died after an accident on his bicycle Monday, according to the diocese. They said he fell... more »
  • Diocese mourns loss of priest after bicycle accident

    December 10, 2014 9:05 PM

    PIERRE PART - The Diocese of Baton Rouge said Wednesday, a popular priest at a rural church died after falling off his bicycle earlier this week. Father Clarence Waguespack fell off his bicycle on Highway 70 near Lee Drive in Pierre Part Monday. He broke his neck in the... more »
  • Man indicted in woman's mysterious murder

    December 8, 2014 11:18 PM

    HAMMOND- More arrests are possible in the murder of a woman from this Tangipahoa Parish city in October. Kim Bowman , 32, was shot and killed in Tangipahoa Parish and her body was driven to New Orleans where it and her vehicle were set on fire. Firefighters found her... more »
  • Community reeling after teen's death

    December 8, 2014 3:55 PM

    LIVONIA - People living in Livonia told News 2 the community is having a tough time after a teen was killed by a train this weekend. Brandt Torres died Sunday morning after railroad officials said he was struck by a passing train and thrown under its wheels near the... more »
  • US review of IS video confirms American's death

    November 16, 2014 2:12 PM

    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - The White House says a review of a new Islamic State video confirms the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig. That announcement came Sunday as President Barack Obama flew back to Washington from Hawaii after a trip last week to the Asia Pacific region.... more »
  • A bittersweet Veterans Day for four generations Play Video

    November 11, 2014 6:31 PM

    GREENWELL SPRINGS - On Veterans Day we celebrate the men and women who put their life on the line for ours, but it's still a bittersweet sentiment for some. Charles Mock, who fought in Vietnam, is filled with pride when remembering more than four generations of his family who... more »
  • Tulane student falls to his death on campus

    November 10, 2014 4:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Tulane University sophomore fell to his death from a residence hall balcony early Saturday morning, the university confirmed Monday. WWL-TV reports Tulane President Michael Fitts confirmed the death of 20-year-old Benjamin Burlock, a student in the college of Liberal Arts. "I am deeply saddened... more »
  • Child playing on tracks struck, killed by train

    November 10, 2014 1:57 AM

    SPANISH FORK, UT - Authorities say a 5-year-old boy reportedly playing on railroad track near his Utah home has died after being hit by a freight train. Police spokesman Lt. Matt Johnson says three young children were playing at the tracks in Spanish Fork late Sunday afternoon when freight train... more »
  • State leaders are trying to put a price on death row

    November 6, 2014 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State legislators are trying to figure out just how much it cost the state to execute an inmate on death row. Each inmate sitting on death row costs tax payers a lot of money but the question on the minds of man is exactly how much... more »
  • State leaders are trying to put a price on death row

    November 6, 2014 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State legislators are trying to figure out just how much it cost the state to execute an inmate on death row. Each inmate sitting on death row costs tax payers a lot of money but the question on the minds of man is exactly how much... more »
  • Police: Woman from Hammond killed in Tangi then burned in Orleans

    November 3, 2014 11:32 PM

    HAMMOND- The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is set to take the lead on a homicide investigation after authorities in New Orleans determined a woman was shot in Tangipahoa before being burned in her car in Orleans. Kimberly Bowman, 32, was found dead about three weeks ago. Monday, the... more »
  • Hammond woman's family frustrated over her mysterious death

    October 29, 2014 10:46 PM

    HAMMOND- Family members of a woman from Tangipahoa Parish are furious a mystery still surrounds her death. Kim Bowman, 32, vanished two weeks ago. Her body was found in her burned vehicle with a gun shot wound about 60 miles from home. "She left to go to the... more »
  • NOPD: Drunk driver killed Baker woman in Quarter

    October 19, 2014 6:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans accused a man of driving drunk and killing a Baker woman in the French Quarter over the weekend when he ran into a balcony pole. Police charged Tevest Vance, 37, with vehicular homicide and probation violation after the wreck early Sunday morning.... more »
  • 3-year-old girl beaten to death, police say

    October 19, 2014 10:29 AM

    NEW YORK - Police say a 3-year-old girl has been beaten to death and her 5-year-old brother assaulted at an apartment in New York City. They say Jeida Torres was discovered unconscious and unresponsive Saturday afternoon in an apartment in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood. A Fire Department of New York spokesman... more »
  • Medical examiner: Rivers died of low blood oxygen

    October 16, 2014 12:52 PM

    NEW YORK - The New York City medical examiner says Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a medical procedure. The comedian, who was 81, died Sept. 4. She had been hospitalized since Aug. 28 when she went into cardiac arrest during a routine medical procedure at a doctor's... more »
  • 1 killed as storms sweep across several states

    October 13, 2014 5:04 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, AR - The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes struck Arkansas as a powerful storm system crossed the state, as well as Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Meteorologist Joe Goudsward says a tornado struck near Ashdown, about 150 miles southwest of Little Rock, where a man was... more »
  • Miss. flamingo snatched from zoo injured, euthanized

    October 9, 2014 12:25 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Police say a Mississippi college student has been arrested after bungled prank led to the deaths of two Chilean flamingos at the Hattiesburg Zoo. Hattiesburg police spokesman Lt. Jon Traxler says 19-year-old Devin Nottis of Pascagoula is charged with grand larceny. The University of Southern Mississippi student... more »
  • Hattiesburg police investigating flamingo death

    October 8, 2014 11:51 AM

    HATTIESBURG, MS - Hattiesburg police are investigating the death of a Chilean flamingo stolen from the Hattiesburg Zoo early Tuesday. Rick Taylor, executive director of the Hattiesburg Convention Commission, said the female flamingo was taken about 1:08 a.m. It was located about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and was returned to the... more »
  • 1st Ebola patient diagnosed in the US dead

    October 8, 2014 10:24 AM

    DALLAS - A Dallas hospital spokesman says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has died. Wendell Watson of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning. Duncan arrived in Dallas Sept. 20 from Liberia and fell ill a few days later. He was sent... more »
  • Fire chief: Smoky fire killed woman

    October 5, 2014 5:20 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. - Opelousas Fire Chief Lee Cahanin says the coroner confirms that smoke inhalation killed a 63-year-old Opelousas woman. He says Vera Hayes Gabriel's home was very hot when firefighters arrived, but a cup of water put out the fire. Cahanin says investigators believe the smoldering fire heated the... more »
  • Charges added in elderly abuse case

    October 4, 2014 10:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police added charges of manslaughter and obstruction of justice in the case of an elderly relative's death. Joleslie Looney, 53, and Lauren Looney, 17, are suspects in the death of Bessie Looney, 82. Officials say Bessie was found dead in hear wheelchair Monday in... more »
  • Man's body found in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward

    September 28, 2014 1:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a man was shot to death Saturday night in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward. Investigators say the 26-year-old man was found at the intersection of North Villere and Egania streets at about 6:30 p.m. His identity has not been released. Police say the victim was... more »
  • Police looking for gunman in deadly shooting

    September 28, 2014 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting where one man was killed Saturday night. Officials say Johnny Price, 23, was killed on the 5800 block of St. Gerard Ave. near Airline Hwy. He died at the hospital. No word yet on the details of the shooting. Anyone... more »
  • Local leaders hold panel discussion on violence against black males Play Video

    September 27, 2014 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the wake of national events such as the shooting in Ferguson, locals came together to have a conversation about violence in the black community, specifically against young black males. Councilwomen Ronnie Edwards, Donna Collins-Lewis, Representative Regina Barrow and Senator Sharon Weston Broome hosted the event.... more »
  • Driver dies after bridge collapse

    September 26, 2014 7:26 AM

    DETROIT, MI - Police say the driver of a truck that hit a pedestrian bridge over a Detroit freeway, causing it to collapse, has died. Michigan State Police Lt. Michael A. Shaw told reporters at the scene that the driver died Friday morning following the bridge collapsing onto the Southfield... more »
  • No death penalty for dad charged in toddler death

    September 24, 2014 2:51 PM

    ATLANTA- A prosecutor says he won't seek the death penalty for a Georgia man whose toddler son died after he was left in a hot vehicle. Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds said Wednesday he won't seek the death penalty against Justin Ross Harris. Harris faces multiple charges, including malice... more »
  • Former SU administrator dies at 97

    September 22, 2014 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A dedicated Southern University administrator and staunch supporter of the Baton Rouge university Dr. Elton C. Harrison died over the weekend at the age of 97. Harrison graduated from Southern in 1938 with a technology degree, but later returned to the university where he served as... more »
  • Police: 2 dead in WBR crash

    September 20, 2014 10:23 AM

    PORT ALLEN - State police say two people were killed after rear ending another vehicle in an early morning crash in Port Allen. It happened on US Hwy 190 west of Bueche Road in Port Allen. Police say the crash closed 190 for about 3 hours Saturday morning. ... more »
  • DHH: One death and 11 new cases of West Nile virus

    September 19, 2014 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State health officials reports one new West Nile virus death out of 11 news cases in the state. Officials say the new cases bring this year's total to 103 cases. According to the report the death in DHH Region 3 which encompasses St. Mary, St. James,... more »
  • Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    September 16, 2014 2:44 PM

    CANANDAIGUA, NY - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he... more »
  • Man who killed student sentenced to death

    September 16, 2014 2:42 PM

    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - An escaped Louisiana inmate convicted of killing a Florida State graduate student in northeast Florida has been sentenced to death. Following a jury's recommendation, a St. Johns County judge sentenced 43-year-old Kentrell Feronti Johnson on Tuesday. He was previously convicted of first-degree murder and kidnapping. Authorities... more »
  • Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

    September 14, 2014 10:08 AM

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters. State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said a "very... more »
  • Army investigating death of Fort Polk soldier

    September 10, 2014 2:05 PM

    FORT POLK- The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the death of a Fort Polk soldier who was suspected of a break-in at a home on the central Louisiana military base. Fort Polk Military Police and the Army Civilian Police responded Friday to a report of a break-in. ... more »
  • Local TV commercial icon has died

    September 9, 2014 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The man who made bathroom redesign- and his young granddaughter- famous has died, a spokesperson for ReBath said Tuesday. Ron Leclerc, 62, died at a hospital Sunday night. He had been battling cancer for the past few months. Leclerc was known as "Pépère" and was often introduced... more »
  • Port Allen man dies in accident with garbage truck

    September 7, 2014 3:28 PM

    PORT ALLEN, La. - State police say a Port Allen man died in a weekend traffic accident involving his car and a garbage truck. The accident happened Saturday morning on Louisiana Highway 415 in West Baton Rouge Parish. A state police news release says 59-year-old Frederick Brown Jr. was driving... more »
  • Police probe latest New Orleans gun death

    September 7, 2014 11:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans are investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old man. Officers responding to a call about gunshots fired late Saturday night found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene, which was on Dryades Street in the city's uptown... more »
  • DHH: 2 new West Nile deaths in the state

    September 5, 2014 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State health officials report two new West Nile virus deaths in the Capital Area Region and in Northwest Louisiana. Officials also reported nineteen new cases, bringing this year's total to 80 cases. The Department of Health and Hospitals' weekly report shows six new neuroinvasive disease cases... more »
  • Medical examiner: Rivers' cause of death unknown

    September 5, 2014 11:37 AM

    NEW YORK - Further tests are needed to pinpoint comedian Joan Rivers' cause of death, the New York City medical examiner says. Rivers, who was 81, died Thursday at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. She had been hospitalized since Aug. 28 when she went into cardiac arrest during a... more »
  • Pentagon confirms death of Somalia terror leader

    September 5, 2014 10:53 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says U.S. officials have confirmed the death of the leader of the al-Shabab terror group in a U.S. airstrike on Monday. The Pentagon's press secretary confirmed the death of Ahmed Abdi Godane in a brief written statement Friday. The statement calls the death a major symbolic... more »
  • Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

    September 4, 2014 2:02 PM

    NEW YORK - Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81. Rivers was hospitalized last week after she went into cardiac arrest at a Manhattan doctor's... more »
  • Dad in Georgia hot car death charged with murder

    September 4, 2014 10:30 AM

    ATLANTA - A Georgia man whose son died after he was left in a hot car for seven hours has been charged with murder in the toddler's death. A Cobb County grand jury on Thursday indicted Justin Ross Harris on multiple charges including malice murder, felony murder and cruelty to... more »
  • Prosecutors widen investigation on Rogers death Play Video

    September 3, 2014 6:24 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Prosecutors are reconsidering how they may charge Mathew Hodgkinson, the man accused of shooting Scott Rogers and then turning the gun on himself, if he survives his injury. Hodgkinson was once a student of Rogers in England where allegations of molestation haunted the dance teacher. It's... more »
  • Rogers' second mortgage, accused killer shows signs of life Play Video

    September 2, 2014 10:11 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - Documents uncovered by WBRZ show Scott Rogers obtained a second mortgage on his Daisy Avenue home soon before his murder last week. Two weeks prior to when he was shot and killed; he secured a $344,954 mortgage. Rogers' lover, Mathew Hodgkinson, and another man who lived... more »
  • Woman sentenced in silicone injection case

    September 2, 2014 3:26 PM

    JACKSON, MS - A woman was sentenced to life in prison after her conviction in connection with the killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections. Tracey Lynn Garner, 53, was sentenced Tuesday in Hinds County Circuit Court after her conviction Friday of depraved heart murder and conspiracy... more »
  • Disabled man shot and killed by neighbor

    August 24, 2014 5:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man is dead and no one has been arrested yet. Gary Andrus, 51, was shot and killed in the yard of his neighbor's house after an altercation broke out. Police officers responded to the 2600 block of Tecumseh St. around 8:00 Saturday night. ... more »
  • Cops: NYC woman said she stepped on tot, who died

    August 24, 2014 5:14 PM

    NEW YORK - Authorities say a New York City woman charged with killing a toddler in her care told police she threw the boy to the floor and stepped on him three times. Athena Skeeter was arraigned Sunday on charges of manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child. According... more »

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