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  • 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 »
  • Husband shot and killed with kids in home, wife questioned

    July 8, 2014 9:39 AM

    KENNER - Kenner police are investigating a domestic-related homicide. Police say Tuesday morning's shooting involved a husband and wife who were separated. Sgt. Brian McGregor says children in the home called 911 around 2:30 a.m. to report gunshots. McGregor says officers arrived to find a man who had been shot... more »
  • Soccer star Hope Solo due in court

    June 23, 2014 7:50 AM

    KIRKLAND, WA - U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo is scheduled to appear in court Monday in connection with her domestic violence arrest at her sister's home in Kirkland, in suburban Seattle. Officers said Solo was intoxicated early Saturday when she was accused of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew.... more »
  • Woman in critical condition after domestic dispute

    May 12, 2014 10:46 AM

    HAMMOND - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said they are investigating a shooting that occurred after a domestic dispute on Sunday afternoon. Margaret Jackson, 47, was shot in the stomach while attempting to stab a man inside an E. Illinois St. residence in Hammond, according to Sheriff Daniel Edwards.... more »
  • Judge to decide if Zimmerman is released on bail

    November 19, 2013 7:36 AM

    SANFORD, Fla. - George Zimmerman's arrest following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend is the latest in a series of recent brushes he's had with the law. The 30-year-old former neighborhood watch volunteer who earlier this year was acquitted of any charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin... more »
  • EBRSO: Man kills himself after shooting relative

    August 11, 2013 12:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man shot himself to death after shooting a relative around 11 a.m. Sunday on the 10000 block of Springbrook Ave., according to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks. Hicks says 53-year-old Jerry Foster had an argument with his wife Sunday morning and... more »
  • Gonzales police officer arrested for domestic abuse

    August 9, 2013 11:43 AM

    GONZALES - A Gonzales Police Department officer has been arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Battery. 34-year-old Davin Miller was arrested by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office was called in on the case by the Gonzales Police due to Miller working for the police department.... more »
  • Former parish president accused of battering wife

    May 31, 2013 4:37 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested former Livingston Parish President Mike Grimmer after they said he attacked his wife overnight at their home in Walker. Capt. John Sharp with Walker Police said Grimmer's wife called them around midnight to report a disturbance, and when investigators arrived at the home they determined... more »
  • Standoff ends with police raiding home, one arrest

    April 12, 2013 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A domestic dispute in Baton Rouge ended today with police raiding a house and taking one person into custody. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested one man for assault after the BRPD Special Response Team pulled him out of the home. McKneely said a woman... more »
  • Neighbors say alleged shooter was "gun enthusiast" Play Video

    April 11, 2013 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One woman remains in the hospital after a domestic disturbance ended in a shooting yesterday. Sheriff's deputies say 48-year-old William Benham shot his stepdaughter, 29-year-old Natalie Corkern, and his wife before turning the gun on himself. Corkern died in the shooting, and her mother is still... 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 »
  • Man wanted for domestic abuse in Ascension Parish

    February 5, 2013 2:53 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A man accused of forcing his way into his girlfriend's home in Ascension Parish, then attacking her, is on the run this afternoon. Deputies say Romel Julien, of Donaldsonville, got into a fight with his girlfriend when she was able to get away and dial 911. ... more »
  • Actor Edward Furlong arrested for domestic violence

    January 15, 2013 2:07 PM

    West Hollywood, Calif. - Actor Edward Furlong remains jailed after being arrested Sunday on suspicion of domestic violence and for an outstanding felony warrant. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says Furlong was arrested in West Hollywood on suspicion of domestic violence battery. It is one of several cases the... more »
  • Deputy fired after domestic assault arrest

    January 3, 2013 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office fired a veteran detective today after they arrested him in suspicion of beating his girlfriend. EBRSO Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said deputies arrested Michael Abernathy, 35, today on the charge of domestic abuse battery. Abernathy worked at the sheriff's... more »
  • BRPD: Boyfriend stabbed, killed girlfriend in argument

    December 10, 2012 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he stabbed his girlfriend overnight. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said police arrested Mark Turner, 48, in suspicion of killing 30-year-old Shalonda Green. Stubbs said Turner and Green were arguing inside her residence when Turner stabbed Green around... more »
  • Trombonist pleads guilty to domestic violence

    November 15, 2012 4:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans trombonist Glen David Andrews has pleaded guilty to domestic violence by strangulation and aggravated assault. The Times-Picayune reports the 32-year-old Andrews entered the plea Thursday to charges stemming from physical confrontations in April and May involving a 33-year-old woman the musician dated on and off.... more »
  • 2 dead in shootout with police

    October 24, 2012 11:17 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Two people are dead in an apparent domestic dispute that began in north Shreveport and ended in Caddo Parish after a police chase and shootout. Officials tell The Times the initial call, which came in at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday, reported a man who was threatening a woman with... more »
  • Deputies: Woman lied about shooting daughter

    October 1, 2012 4:22 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Donaldsonville couple after their 8-year-old girl was shot in the chest, and they said the mother tried to cover up what happened. Deputies arrested Jennifer Mitchell, 31, and her husband Henry Mitchell Sr., 46, after an investigation into the shooting this... more »
  • SPLC: Two suspects have ties to "sovereign citizens" Play Video

    August 17, 2012 3:55 PM

    LAPLACE - Two suspects in the deadly shooting of four sheriff's deputies in LaPlace have ties to a domestic terror movement called the "sovereign citizens", according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Terry Smith and Kyle Joekel were among seven people arrested in connection with a pair of shootings... more »
  • Cat jogger ticketed

    March 15, 2012 11:01 AM

    LAFAYETTE, CO. - Police in Lafayette, Colorado have ticketed a man who is accused of tying his cat to a rock after his pet refused to go jogging wih him. According to police, 19-year-old Seth Franco brought his cat on a leash to a park. Franco jogged with the cat,... more »
  • 5 killed in spa shooting

    February 22, 2012 10:26 AM

    ATLANTA - A gunman shot and killed four people inside a Korean health spa located in Norcross an Atlanta suburb. The gunman then killed himself in what police said may have been a case of domestic violence. Surveillance video showed the gunman walking into the spa last night... more »
  • BRPD: Triple murder suspect should have been in jail

    September 12, 2011 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said just three days before Courtney Williams was accused of shooting and killing three women and injuring another man, authorities issued a warrant for his arrest on kidnapping charges. Williams turned himself in Sunday to investigators in connection with the shooting Saturday afternoon in the... more »
  • Victim in officer-involved shooting identified

    April 4, 2011 5:11 PM

    WALKER - Authorities have identified the man shot and killed by a Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputy this morning in Walker. Lt. Jason Ard said Jonathon Clayton, 22, was shot and killed by a deputy who had been called out to investigate a domestic disturbance on the 3600 block of... more »
  • Port Allen man accused of shooting woman in the back

    March 14, 2011 3:04 PM

    PORT ALLEN - An apparent incident of domestic violence in Port Allen has left one woman in the hospital and the man suspected of shooting her in police custody. Chief Frederick Smith said Lennet Little, 35, was arrested in suspicion of aggravated burglary and attempted first-degree murder. Smith... more »
  • Saints DE arrested in Lafayette

    November 27, 2010 12:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Saints defensive end Will Smith was arrested in Lafayette on simple battery and domestic abuse. According to Cpl. Paul Mouton with the Lafayette Police Department Smith and his wife got into a dispute just after 2 a.m. Saturday morning, while leaving a night club. Mouton says police... more »
  • Woman arrested in connection with two-vehicle fire

    October 26, 2010 6:31 PM

    A woman was arrested today in connection with a two-vehicle fire that occurred on June 4, 2009 after a domestic dispute, according to Baton Rouge fire investigators. Authorities said 45-year-old Wanda Scott set fire to the vehicle just before midnight. The fire originally involved a Nissan Pathfinder and spread to... more »
  • La. tops domestic abuse rankings

    October 25, 2010 5:29 PM

    Louisiana is four times above the national average when it comes to domestic abuse incidences and domestic violence related murders. Meanwhile, women's shelters statewide are facing serious budget cuts. Calls to Capital Area Family Violence Intervention Center keep coming in, but money to provide help to abused women doesn’t.... more »
  • Man accused of arson in Baton Rouge fire

    October 13, 2010 12:11 PM

    Authorities in Baton Rouge have arrested a man after they say he tried to burn a house down as part of a domestic dispute. 43-year-old Claude Powell faces six charges of aggravated arson in connection with the fire at 10095 Avenue A on October 5. Investigators say six... more »
  • EBRSO arrests man after vehicle, foot chase

    September 17, 2010 11:04 AM

    Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man in East Baton Rouge after he fled from the in a car, and then on foot. According to Casey Hicks with EBRSO, a tip had been called in early Friday morning from someone who knew where they could find Ben Jones, who was... more »
  • EBRSO: Deputy fired after arrest in Baton Rouge

    September 14, 2010 1:22 PM

    Update : Baton Rouge Police said they have arrested an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy in suspicion of handcuffing his wife to the headboard of their bed. According to a press release, police were called to the home of 30-year-old Brison Gremillion in North Baton Rouge around 10:20... more »
  • Boyfriend charged in Holden woman's death

    September 8, 2010 11:14 AM

    A Holden man is charged with the murder of his girlfriend in Livingston Parish. 27-year-old Joseph Mixon is accused of shooting 42-year-old Brenda Myers to death. Deputies found Myers' body when they arrived to the house off Florida Blvd. A .38 caliber pistol was also recovered from the scene.... more »
  • Domestic abuse suspect hit by car while fleeing EBR deputies

    September 7, 2010 11:11 AM

    A man accused of domestic abuse is in the hospital after deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish said he was hit by a vehicle while running from law enforcement. Twenty nine-year-old Christopher Griffin is facing more than a dozen different charges, including several domestic abuse battery charges and fleeing from... more »
  • Pedestrian struck while trying to run from police

    September 6, 2010 10:07 PM

    A man is in the hospital tonight after being hit by a vehicle while trying to run from police. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a domestic abuse call on El Scott Avenue around 9:20 p.m. Authorities said the man involved in the domestic abuse... more »
  • Police identify suspect in hospital shooting

    September 3, 2010 8:59 AM

    UPDATE: Police have identified the man suspected of shooting his wife and her boyfriend overnight at a Baton Rouge hospital. Officials say Darrell Garner shot his estranged wife and her boyfriend at Baton Rouge General Mid-City on Florida Blvd. around 12:30 a.m. Friday. Police say Garner went to... more »
  • Mel Gibson focus of domestic violence inquiry

    July 8, 2010 2:15 PM

    Authorities in Los Angeles are investigating a possible domestic violence incident involving Mel Gibson and his ex-girlfriend. Gibson is named as a potentional suspect, in the alleged attack on January 6 with Russian singer Oksana Grigorieva. Gibson is no longer on probation for a 2006 drunken driving case,... more »
  • Domestic dispute leads to murder

    June 8, 2010 8:45 AM

    Livingston Parish Deputies arrested a woman for allegedly shooting and killing her husband after a domestic dispute. Deputies found Russell Dedon dead with gunshot wound to his back at 23066 Hwy 16 in Denham Springs. According to deputies, his wife Rebecca Dedon says she shot him after he hit her... more »
  • Baton Rouge officer charged in domestic incident

    March 31, 2010 2:38 PM

    A Baton Rouge officer allegedly involved in an off-duty domestic incident, is in trouble with the law. Sgt. Otis Nacoste reportedly got into a fight with his wife at their home and hit her in the eye. His wife was taken to the hospital for treatment. Nacoste was... more »
  • Domestic violence victims get help

    September 21, 2009 6:01 PM

    District Attorney Hillar Moore announced today the addition of an assistant district attorney to solely handle cases of domestic violence. Nearly 700 cases of domestic violence come into the DA's office every year and often get put on the back burner. "We need to make sure the victims... more »

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