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  • Investigators working to bring apartments up to code after deadly fire Play Video

    July 31, 2015 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators with the State Fire Marshal and Baton Rouge Fire Department spent Friday looking into the cause of a deadly fire on Carlotta Street near the LSU campus. The fire killed 37-year-old James Mobley and injured another man Thursday morning. Investigators are also trying to determine... more »
  • Colorado shooting judge holds protester in contempt

    July 30, 2015 7:42 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - The judge in the Colorado shooting case has sentenced a woman to three weeks in jail for interrupting the lead prosecutor during closing arguments in the latest stage of the penalty phase. Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. found Deborah Cave in contempt, saying her outburst Thursday... more »
  • No obvious cause of death for Bobbi Kristina Brown

    July 27, 2015 4:27 PM

    ATLANTA - Medical examiners say the initial portion of their autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown has found no obvious cause of death or significant injuries. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office began its autopsy Monday on the daughter of singer Whitney Houston and said there was no evidence of... more »
  • Couple accused in infant's death due in court

    July 22, 2015 1:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A couple accused of murder and cruelty in the death of an 11-month-old girl are due in court next month. A status hearing is scheduled for Aug. 4 in the death of Aaliyah Heard, who investigators said died from a severe blow to her head. ... more »
  • DA says Texas jail death needs 'thorough review'

    July 21, 2015 8:45 AM

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas- The prosecutor in a Texas county where authorities say a woman hanged herself in a jail cell is calling for a "thorough review" of the case, saying it's too soon to rule her death a suicide. Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis said at a news conference Monday... more »
  • Murdered man found in car crashed on church property check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 21, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning in Baton Rouge. Police responded to a crash around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning near Hundred Oaks Avenue at Acadian. One man was found dead in a car that had run off the road. Investigators say the man... more »
  • Coroner: No evidence B.B. King was poisoned before death

    July 13, 2015 7:13 PM

    LAS VEGAS - The coroner in Las Vegas says there's no evidence blues legend B.B. King was poisoned before he died of natural causes in May. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg (FYOO'-den-berg) said Monday that an autopsy sought by two of the musical icon's 11 adult children shows the cause... more »
  • Man convicted in murder, dismemberment sentenced to life

    July 9, 2015 12:12 PM

    GRETNA - A man convicted in the death and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street dancer will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Terry Speaks was sentenced Thursday in the 2013 death of Jaren Lockhart. Multiple news reports say Judge Stephen Grefer also sentenced Speaks to 40 years for... more »
  • Heroin deaths still rising in Capital region check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 7, 2015 7:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deaths from heroin overdoses could reach record highs this year in East Baton Rouge Parish. It's a troubling trend that's occurring across the region. The EBR Coroner's office is predicting 50 deaths for 2015, after there were just five in 2012. The cause is two-fold, according... more »
  • Man found dead from possible overdose in Gonzales parking lot

    July 6, 2015 6:06 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish say a 26-year-old man was found dead from a possible drug overdose in his car parked in a Gonzales parking lot. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Monday morning, deputies responded to reports of a man slumped over in his vehicle in the... more »
  • 19-year-old dies from injuries in crash

    July 4, 2015 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old died from injuries sustained in a crash earlier this week, the Louisiana State Police said Saturday. Lolene Collyer of Denham Springs died Friday night. Collyer died at a hospital in Baton Rouge a day after the crash in Watson. Thursday, Collyer turned into... more »
  • Prairieville man disappears while tubing, presumed dead

    June 25, 2015 5:05 PM

    ISABEL - A Prairieville man is missing and presumed dead after losing control of his tube and disappearing under the water in Bogue Chitto River near Isabel, Louisiana. According to the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office Edmund Emerson Adams, 32, was tubing with a group of friends when he lost... more »
  • Toddler killed after touching exposed wires on A/C unit

    June 22, 2015 10:14 PM

    ADDIS - A one-year-old was electrocuted after touching exposed electrical wires on an air conditioner unit Monday. Sources in the West Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's office said the ground was wet around the unit, which had been leaking. The incident happened at a duplex in the 7500 block of... more »
  • More drug tests needed in deadly stun gun case check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 22, 2015 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The coroner's office said more time and more tests will be needed to confirm exactly how a Zachary man died after Baton Rouge Police used a stun gun to subdue him this weekend. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner said 32-year-old Kevin Bajoie's preliminary cause of... more »
  • NOPD officer killed while transporting suspect

    June 20, 2015 12:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS, La. - NOPD officer Daryle Holloway was shot and killed while transporting a suspect Saturday morning. "He was on duty. He was transporting a prisoner who had been arrested on a previous shift," said Police Chief Michael Harrison. "That prisoner was able to get his hands out... more »
  • 2 Texas women found shot to death in Baton Rouge

    June 20, 2015 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a double shooting that took the life of two women from Texas. Around 11 pm, Brandi Gilbert, 23, and Corrin Rayford, 23, were both found shot to death in a parked vehicle in the 8100 block of Boone Ave. However,... more »
  • New Orleans Police have no evidence linking teenaged deaths

    June 11, 2015 6:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison said there is no evidence connecting the deaths of two young women whose bodies were found on the interstate in New Orleans. NOPD is working with State Police and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in case they find a relationship between the... more »
  • Former professional wrestler Dusty Rhodes dead at 69

    June 11, 2015 3:31 PM

    STAMFORD, CT - WWE says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69. The company says Runnels died Thursday, but a spokesman declined to say where or how he passed away, saying the family had not authorized the release of... more »
  • Daycare owner accused in child's death posts bond

    June 10, 2015 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The owner of an unlicensed Baton Rouge daycare who was accused in the death of a child under her care posted bond and was released from jail Wednesday. Jail records showed 47-year-old Shelia Newman posted a $75,000 bond for negligent homicide charges in the death of... more »
  • Daycare workers arrested for death of child check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 6, 2015 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two daycare workers in connection with the death of a toddler after they left the child in a vehicle. According to Baton Rouge police, 47- year- old Shelia Newman and 26- year- old April Wright are both booked and charged with Negligent Homicide for... more »
  • Former Southern chancellor, system president dies at 78

    June 1, 2015 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University System family is mourning Monday as former SU System President Dolores Margaret Richard Spikes has passed away at age 78. "We are profoundly saddened by the news of President Emeritus Dolores Spikes' death. She was a devout daughter of Southern University who became... more »
  • Feds: No evidence that black man's hanging was homicide

    May 29, 2015 3:02 PM

    JACKSON, MS - The Justice Department says investigators have found no evidence that the hanging death of a man in Mississippi was a homicide. The agency said in a news release Friday that the civil rights investigation into the death of Otis Byrd has been closed. Byrd was last seen... more »
  • Processional on Beale Street in Memphis honors B.B. King

    May 27, 2015 3:35 PM

    MEMPHIS, TN - The city of Memphis is saying farewell to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street. The processional began Wednesday afternoon, and was to make its way down Beale Street before turning onto B.B. King Blues Highway. Tributes in music and words were... more »
  • Police: Lacombe woman faces charges for child killed with hairbrush

    May 23, 2015 3:03 PM

    COVINGTON - A 40-year-old Lacombe woman faces charges in connection with the death of a 22-month-old foster child who had been placed in her care. Meanwhile, the state family services department says it has launched an investigation and placed staff on leave. Authorities said Trenique Faciane had already been booked... more »
  • Harlem Globetrotter great Marques Haynes dies at 89

    May 22, 2015 3:11 PM

    PHOENIX - Marques Haynes, the Harlem Globetrotters star often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, has died. He was 89. The Globetrotters said Haynes died Friday in Plano, Texas, of natural causes. Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider said "basketball has lost one of its most iconic figures." Haynes made the... more »
  • Airbag recall extends to 34 million cars

    May 20, 2015 8:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A massive airbag recall is underway throughout the U.S. The Japanese automotive parts company, Takata, is nearly doubling the size of its recall to 34 million cars, making it the largest auto recall ever. The recall affects one in every seven cars. Some of Takata's airbags have... more »
  • Federal study of dolphin deaths after BP spill due

    May 20, 2015 4:41 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The results of a federal study into possible links between BP's catastrophic 2010 oil spill and a spate of dolphin deaths since the spill is set to be released Wednesday. The study is part of a wide-ranging assessment of ecological damage caused by the spill. Federal scientists have... more »
  • Restauranteur and philanthropist T.J. Moran dies at 84

    May 18, 2015 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A veteran of the Capital City restaurant scene, T.J. Moran, has died at the age of 84. Moran's legacy centers around his company, TJM Restaurant Management, LLC, which owned and operated some of Baton Rouge's most notable eateries including Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, TJ Ribs, Ruffino's and... more »
  • Local musician reflects on the legacy of BB King check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 15, 2015 3:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Music lovers everywhere are mourning the passing of blues legend B. B. King, who died at age 89 according to his representative. New Orleans blues musician Kenny Neal spoke to News 2 about the influence King had on his life and career. Neal met King when... more »
  • Woman killed by Philly duck boat

    May 9, 2015 2:56 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Authorities are seeking surveillance video to confirm witness accounts of the accident involving an amphibious tourist boat that killed a woman on a downtown Philadelphia street. Sixty-eight-year-old Elizabeth Karnicki of Beaumont, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene just before 5:30 p.m. Friday. Police said Saturday that witnesses... more »
  • Texas child killed by falling tombstone

    May 9, 2015 1:20 PM

    ODESSA, Texas - A 4-year-old West Texas boy has died after he was struck in the head by a falling tombstone in a cemetery. Odessa Police spokesman Cpl. Steve LeSueur says Levi Driver was playing while his family was nearby visiting a gravesite at the Ector County Cemetery when a... more »
  • Liberia declared free of Ebola after 4,700 deaths

    May 9, 2015 12:48 PM

    MONROVIA, Liberia - The World Health Organization has declared Liberia free of Ebola, after 42 days passed without any new cases. That's twice the maximum incubation period for the deadly disease. While celebrating the milestone, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said, for some survivors, "the pain and grief will take... more »
  • Folk singer behind popularity of 'We Shall Overcome' dies

    May 8, 2015 10:38 AM

    KNOXVILLE- The musician and folk singer who promoted the song "We Shall Overcome" and is credited with helping it rise in popularity as an anthem during the civil rights movement in the 1960s has died. Guy Carawan's wife, Candie, said Friday that he died May 2, at his home in... more »
  • Oklahoma City woman found dead in storm shelter

    May 7, 2015 12:04 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Authorities say an Oklahoma City woman apparently drowned after taking cover in an underground storm shelter that later flooded. Oklahoma City police Sergeant Gary Knight says the 42-year-old woman's body was discovered Thursday morning in an underground shelter. She is the only person known to have died... more »
  • Man arrested in death of unborn child

    May 6, 2015 1:19 PM

    HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of an unborn child. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter says the death was the results of domestic violence between the child's mother and her live in boyfriend, who was the father of her unborn child. Larpenter says 36-year-old Tyson Cheavis was arrested... more »
  • Neighbors react to mother's killing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 5, 2015 8:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Neighbors are startled a woman was shot and her body left in her car for days before being found. Taylor Latham, 24, was shot in a car in her driveway on Louisiana Avenue near downtown Saturday. Her body was found Monday. Police said her daughter was missing... more »
  • Child dies in tragic swing set accident

    May 3, 2015 6:35 PM

    GILBERT, Ariz. - Authorities in a Phoenix suburb say a 7-year-old girl is dead and a 14-year-old girl is hospitalized after a backyard swing set broke apart. Gilbert polices Sgt. Jesse Sanger says firefighters responded to a home around 9:30 a.m. Sunday and found both girls with head injuries. Sanger... more »
  • Rage to relief in Baltimore as 6 officers charged in death

    May 1, 2015 11:11 AM

    BALTIMORE - Rage turned to relief in Baltimore Friday when the city's top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray. State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Gray's arrest was illegal and unjustified, and that his neck was broken because he... more »
  • Neighbors react to dead LSU students check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 26, 2015 7:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Brandy Prater lives just feet from where Anton Joe, 25, and Ishita Maity, 28, were found unresponsive. It happened at Cambridge West apartments in Tigerland, early Sunday morning. "It was pretty scary to open my door and see this. I thought I was about to... more »
  • LSP: Hammond man killed when vehicle ran off I-55 and flipped

    April 16, 2015 3:07 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Louisiana State Police say a Hammond man is dead after a single vehicle crash Thursday morning on Interstate 55 near Ponchatoula. Troopers say Nolan K. Bel, 37, was traveling southbound on US 51 and he entered the southbound on-ramp at a high rate of speed, which caused... more »
  • 6-year-old girl, mom killed after car flips into a canal

    April 14, 2015 3:11 PM

    METAIRIE - A little girl and her mother were killed when the SUV they were in flipped into a canal in Metairie. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says the girl's mother was driving the vehicle. Thirty-two-year-old Elizabeth Braddock, of Kenner, was given CPR at the scene. It happened Tuesday around... more »
  • Decor store chain founder, Kirkland, dies at 77

    April 11, 2015 4:30 PM

    UNION CITY, Tenn. - Friends and family members say Robert Kirkland, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who built a national chain of home decor stores and donated $100 million to found the Discovery Park of America education center and tourist attraction in northwest Tennessee, has died at age 77. Kirkland's son,... more »
  • Man arrested in suspicious death investigation

    April 8, 2015 6:27 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Authorities said a Livingston Parish man was arrested Wednesday night in a suspicious death investigation. Livingston Police and the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Joseph A. Wilson was arrested for obstruction in connection with the death of 55-year-old Stacey Smith. Investigators said Smith was found dead... more »
  • 'JB' Olinde, former president of Olinde Furniture, dies at age of 90

    April 7, 2015 4:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former president of furniture retailer B. Olinde and Sons Co. Inc., Joseph Beauregard "JB" Olinde Sr., died early Tuesday morning according to his family. He was 90 years old. Described by family as the "definition of an honorable man", Olinde was a New Roads native and... more »
  • Actor who played 'Dukes of Hazzard' sheriff dies at age 88

    April 7, 2015 10:36 AM

    RALEIGH, NC - The prolific actor best known for his role as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on "The Dukes of Hazzard" has died. James Best was 88. His wife, Dorothy Best, said Tuesday that Best died Monday night in hospice care in Hickory from complications of pneumonia. Best... more »
  • Body found impaled on New Orleans Mid-City fence

    March 26, 2015 11:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say they're investigating the death of a man found with his neck lodged between posts of an iron fence around a shopping center. Police say the man was found Thursday morning. The fence is about chest-high with bluntly pointed iron posts a few inches... more »
  • New Orleans police investigate fatal burglary

    March 23, 2015 5:33 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating the shooting death of a home owner during a burglary. Officer Hilal Williams said in a news release officers responded to a burglary in progress call Sunday night and found a man dead inside his home. Police have not released the 54-year-old... more »
  • Man accused of shooting, killing US Marshal dies

    March 11, 2015 7:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities tell News 2 the man accused of shooting and killing a U.S. Marshal serving a warrant at an East Baton Rouge motel Tuesday has died. Jamie Croom, 31, was shot five times and rushed to the hospital after investigators say he shot Deputy Marshal Josie... more »
  • Boat fire kills man on board

    March 8, 2015 3:46 PM

    SULPHUR - The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fire that destroyed a boat and claimed the life of a man on board. Authorities were notified of the fire about 9:30 p.m. Saturday near Dunn Ferry Road, which crosses the Calcasieu West Fork - a tributary to the Calcasieu... more »
  • One dead in fire suspected to be caused by space heater

    March 8, 2015 12:10 PM

    ROSEDALE - A man is dead after a fire broke out at his home in Iberville Parish. Fire officials say they found multiple space heaters throughout the home on 78755 Rosedale Road where 64-year-old Curtis Trosclair lived. The fire happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Investigators say they found... more »
  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »

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