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  • Woman arrested for stabbing husband while on the toilet

    September 3, 2017 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a woman after she admitted to stabbing her husband three times while he sat on the toilet Sunday morning. According to police documents, Tammy McCallop stabbed her husband three times in the upper body after a marital dispute. ... more »
  • 'Transformers' film tops box office despite franchise low

    June 25, 2017 12:13 PM

    NEW YORK - Michael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight" scored a franchise-low debut but still easily topped the North American box office with an estimated $43.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend. The Paramount Pictures release, the fifth in the "Transformers" series, totaled $69.1 million in five... more »
  • APSO: Domestic violence homicides increase Play Video

    May 30, 2017 6:58 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says over the past five years it has seen an increase in domestic violence homicides. In a parish where homicide levels are typically in the single digits, at least 35 to 40 percent of those can be attributed to domestic violence situations, according... more »
  • Louisiana same-sex couples denied domestic abuse protections

    May 23, 2017 8:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers have voted to have Louisiana remain one of only two states that bar same-sex couples from receiving domestic abuse protections. The Senate voted 17-14 Tuesday against Republican Rep. Patrick Connick's bill, which removes the requirement that the victim be of the opposite sex in order for... more »
  • Domestic homicide suspect arrested, family still in grief Play Video

    February 21, 2017 11:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Keisha Davis is still grieving from the loss of her sister Asha. Asha Davis was shot and killed inside of her home on The Mohican Prescott Crossover on New Year's Day. Almost two months later, Baton Rouge Police arrested 29-year-old Thailand Brooks. He is now... more »
  • Sen. Troy Brown addresses recent domestic dispute

    January 13, 2017 3:36 PM

    GONZALEZ - State Sen. Troy Brown released a statement Friday addressing his recent domestic dispute misdemeanor. Brown was arrested after deputies were dispatched to his Geismar residence after receiving reports from his wife that he became irate and bit her on the arm, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • State rep. calls for Senator Brown's resignation following domestic abuse plea

    January 12, 2017 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A state representative is calling for the resignation of State Senator Troy Brown who pleaded no contest to domestic abuses charges this week. State Representative Helena Moreno, representative for District 93 in New Orleans, posted on her Facebook page on Thursday, a day after Brown entered... more »
  • Deputies arrest man wanted for domestic abuse

    January 2, 2017 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a man who was wanted for domestic abuse. Deputies were searching for 29-year-old Thailand Brooks on Monday. Brooks was wanted for the unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling along with domestic abuse battery. He was located and booked... more »
  • Deputies arrest Donaldsonville man wanted for home invasion, domestic abuse

    December 27, 2016 12:09 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has located a man who was wanted for domestic abuse battery, violation of a protective order and home invasion charges. Deputies were looking for 30-year-old Daniel London of Donaldsonville and sought the public's assistance of his whereabouts. On Monday, deputies responded... more »
  • DC police: Knife-wielding man shot by officer dies

    December 26, 2016 11:09 AM

    WASHINGTON - District of Columbia police say a man shot by an officer when he ignored commands to drop a knife has died. Police said in a statement that officers responding to a domestic disturbance report in northeast Washington on Sunday found a man armed with a knife. Police say... more »
  • Police: Knife-wielding man in Georgia shot by officers

    December 25, 2016 12:08 PM

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a man is in critical condition after being shot by police answering a domestic call. Authorities say two officers who answered the call around 7 p.m. Christmas Eve were confronted by a man wielding a knife at a home in Buford,... more »
  • Man arrested for punching woman, son intervenes

    December 19, 2016 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested following a domestic abuse incident with a woman and her son over the weekend. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 31-year-old Burnell Johnson for domestic abuse battery and cruelty to a juvenile. The incident occurred at a home on Sunday, Dec.... more »
  • Man killed ex, found shot dead on levee Sunday Play Video

    December 17, 2016 8:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A woman was murdered by her ex-boyrfriend who then shot and killed himself miles away Saturday. Tangela Detiege, 33, was shot and killed on Catalina Drive in Baton Rouge. The shooting happened at her home around 7 p.m. The gunman, Matthew Thornton, was found... more »
  • Man turns himself in following fatal domestic violence shooting

    December 5, 2016 1:14 PM

    HAMMOND – One man that was involved in a domestic violence shooting that left one person dead has turned himself in to the Hammond Police Department. Police were looking for 25-year-old Martin Haynes on Monday. He was wanted for second degree murder and obstruction of justice. The police department... more »
  • Suspect in fatal shooting of Tacoma officer dead

    December 1, 2016 7:49 AM

    SEATTLE - Authorities say the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Tacoma, Washington, police officer has been shot and killed by officers after a lengthy barricade situation. Pierce County Sheriff's Department spokesman Ed Troyer says the suspect was shot at approximately 3:30 a.m. Thursday, ending an 11-hour standoff. The... more »
  • Deal set to dismiss domestic assault case against Manziel

    November 17, 2016 12:11 PM

    DALLAS - Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel has reached a deal with prosecutors for the conditional dismissal of a domestic assault case involving his former girlfriend. Defense attorney Jim Darnell said there was still work to be done to finalize the deal, but said after a Thursday morning hearing that... more »
  • Fired Denham Springs police captain appeals termination

    October 25, 2016 12:37 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- No decision for a former city police captain appealing his termination earlier in the year. Steve Kistler and his lawyer made their case to the Municipal Civil Service Board Monday night arguing his due process had been violated. Mayor Gerard Landry fired Kistler in April because he... more »
  • State Senator Troy Brown pleads not guilty to domestic abuse charge, judge announces recusal Play Video

    October 4, 2016 3:08 PM

    GONZALES – State Senator Troy Brown pleaded not guilty to a domestic abuse battery charge on Tuesday and the judge presiding over the case announced that she will recuse herself. Brown did not appear in court on Tuesday, however his attorney, Travis Turner, entered a not guilty plea on... more »
  • Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy resigns before turning herself in

    September 10, 2016 2:18 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A former Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy was arrested for felony criminal damage to property in connection to a domestic incident that occurred Wednesday night in Lafourche Parish. Quencis Oliver was arrested after she resigned from her position with the sheriff's office Friday afternoon, officials said. At the... more »
  • Man dead after domestic disturbance ends in shooting

    August 20, 2016 9:09 PM

    GONZALES – Deputies say one man was killed Friday after a neighbor responded to a domestic disturbance in Gonzales. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19 on Fox Run Drive in Gonzales. Deputies say they arrived at the scene... more »
  • Lawmakers seek to stop gun purchases by domestic abusers Play Video

    April 4, 2016 8:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A bill aimed at ending gun sales to people convicted of misdemeanor domestic abuse was moved forward by the Louisiana legsilature Monday. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Helena Moreno (D-New Orleans) said she hopes to close a loophole in a 2014 law. City courts oversee misdemeanor cases... more »
  • Councilman says domestic abuse arrest was 'misunderstanding' Play Video

    February 23, 2016 12:08 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Monday night, a city councilman in Denham Springs returned to his seat for the first time since he was arrested on Domestic Abuse Battery charges. He spoke to News 2's cameras for the first time. "This whole thing has been a misunderstanding," Chris Davis claims. "You know,... more »
  • Two people killed by Chicago police officer identified

    December 26, 2015 12:28 PM

    CHICAGO - The Cook County medical examiner has identified two people killed in a Chicago police shooting as a 19-year-old black man and 55-year-old black woman. Spokeswoman Becky Schlikerman says Quientonio Legreir and Betty R. Jones were killed early Saturday on the city's West Side. Jones was pronounced dead at... more »
  • BRPD: Man told wife 'I'm going to kill you and your kids'

    October 13, 2015 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man during a domestic abuse investigation in which officers said they also found three emaciated dogs belonging to the suspect. BRPD accused 32-year-old Bobby Rogers of domestic abuse battery, aggravated assault with a firearm and cruelty to animals after his arrest... more »
  • Suspect in machete attack arrested

    August 14, 2015 5:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police said a man accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend with a machete in Plaquemine was arrested Friday afternoon. Plaquemine Parish said authorities in Ascension Parish arrested 32-year-old Avis Irvin on charges of aggravated assault, stalking, domestic abuse, damaging property, unauthorized entry into a home and fleeing officers.... more »
  • Bill allowing abuse victims to break lease passes committee

    June 1, 2015 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims of domestic violence would be able to break a lease to escape abusers under a bill moving closer to final legislative passage. The proposal by Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, a Baton Rouge Democrat, would also allow landlords to immediately evict those who are deemed abusers by... more »
  • Senate backs lease protections for domestic abuse victims

    May 7, 2015 3:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A proposal to give domestic abuse victims new protections from eviction narrowly received passage from the state Senate. Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, a Baton Rouge Democrat, said her bill was an attempt to keep victims of domestic violence from being rendered homeless. The proposal would make it illegal... more »
  • Women chefs cook up an end to domestic violence Play Video

    March 12, 2015 7:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - This month you can eat, listen to live music and give back to your community. Lynn Medley-Long from the IRIS Domestic Violence Center and Heather Berthelot from the Belle of Baton Rouge stopped by 2une In Thursday to talk about how you can get involved in the... more »
  • Man accused of breaking woman's nose with headbutt

    February 12, 2015 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he headbutted a pregnant woman in front of her two young children, breaking her nose. Police accused 25-year-old Sam Mitchell of domestic abuse, battery and child endangerment for the Feb. 10 incident. Investigators said Mitchell and... more »
  • Woman killed, another injured in Sunday night shooting

    December 15, 2014 7:03 AM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a suspect they believe shot two women, killing one and injuring the other. Investigators say the two victims were shot during a domestic disturbance just before 10 p.m. Sunday night. A 20-year-old woman died, while a 19-year-old suffered... more »
  • Domestic call results in shooting

    December 14, 2014 11:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Six BRPD officers are on administrative leave after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. Baton Rouge Police spokesperson Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers responded to a domestic disturbance complaint after 9:30 p.m. on Jackson Ave. The suspect involved fled the scene by vehicle but lost control... more »
  • Police: Man used McChicken sandwich as weapon

    December 3, 2014 12:23 PM

    DES MOINES, IA - An Iowa man was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly used a McDonald's McChicken sandwich as a weapon against his pregnant wife, according to law enforcement. Police said Marivin Tramaine Hill II, 21, told them that he threw the poultry-based sandwich at his wife "because he... more »
  • Man who shot pregnant wife to be sentenced next month Play Video

    October 19, 2014 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After two years, the man who shot his pregnant wife is being sentenced next month. Frank Atkins has been convicted of second degree murder and attempted second degree murder. He is facing a life sentence and will go before the court one last time next... more »
  • Longer Rice video shows obscenities, spitting Play Video

    September 9, 2014 7:10 AM

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a brutal punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law... more »
  • Goodell: NFL closely watching McDonald case

    September 4, 2014 8:24 AM

    RENTON, WA - Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL is closely watching San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald's case after the institution of the league's new policy on domestic violence. Goodell spoke after attending a youth event Wednesday night. Goodell said the league is still waiting to get all... more »
  • Deputies release victim's name in murder-suicide

    April 11, 2013 8:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities have released new details about a domestic dispute that left two people dead, including the alleged shooter. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 48-year-old William Benham shot his wife and stepdaughter, before turning the gun on himself. Deputies say they received a... more »

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