June 18, 2013 10:36 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - A man killed in a chemical plant accident last week, will live on, in the form of life-saving technology.
Ronald "Rocky" Morris died Friday evening at CF Industries, when a pipe carrying nitrogen, ruptured. He'd been at the job for over three decades, as part of the... more »
June 10, 2013 7:45 PM
WASHINGTON- A senior Energy Department official was actively involved in getting summer jobs for his three college-aged kids, according to an internal investigation. The actions appear to violate federal rules that bar officials from securing government jobs for relatives. The Energy Department Inspector General's report does not name the official... more »
June 3, 2013 9:28 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - A man with medical disabilities is back with his family after days on the streets by himself.
Blake Speed left his grandmother's home Saturday after he told family members he wanted to see his father who is getting bone marrow treatments at MD Anderson Cancer Center... more »
May 28, 2013 10:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man is getting nothing but thanks from a family they call a hero.
Saturday, Sherman Jackson saved two unresponsive boys from the Dove Creek Apartment pool in Baton Rouge.
After he told News 2 his emotional rescue story Monday , the people he saved... more »
May 16, 2013 3:17 PM
ST. AMANT - A knocked-over candle cost a family everything they had in a house fire, according to the St. Amant Fire Department.
"The power went out between midnight and one. My husband left for work he had lit candles when the power went out. One of them got... more »
May 15, 2013 12:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - A judge increased the bond for a man accused in an attack this past weekend in which police say he told the victim they were in the "wrong neighborhood."
Judge Lou Daniel increased the bond for Donald Dickerson to $55,000 after he was given an additional... more »
May 14, 2013 3:45 PM
CLINTON- Family members of seven victims killed in a crash one year ago in Slaughter expressed outrage today, after a Judge reduced the sentence for Brett Gerald in half.
The ruling was made after the Judge reviewed a recent state Supreme Court ruling which classifies vehicular homicide as a... more »
May 13, 2013 5:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one man and issued two misdemeanor summons after they said a family was attacked at a Baton Rouge gas station this weekend and told they were in the "wrong neighborhood."
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Baton Rouge Police arrested Donald Dickerson on suspicion of second-degree... more »
May 1, 2013 3:39 PM
GONZALES - Deputies said a girl reported missing in Ascension Parish has been found safe.
Major Kevin Hanna said investigators located 16-year-old Allisyn Bracy today and returned her to her parents.
Deputies said Bracy was found around noon by detectives who were investigating her disappearance, and they said... more »
April 30, 2013 5:55 PM
GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for 16-year-old Allisyn Bracy. She was last seen April 28 at her home in Gonzales.
Detectives believe Bracy is in Donaldsonville, after her family received text messages from her phone.
To her family, Bracy is a normal, happy kid.... more »
April 25, 2013 6:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - District Court Judge Janice Clark declared the East Baton Rouge Parish's definition of family unconstitutional.
Before today, three or more unrelated people could not live together in neighborhoods zoned for single-family housing. Since 1954, East Baton Rouge's Unified Development Code has defined family as "an individual... more »
April 25, 2013 1:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - The definition of family, as spelled out by the City of Baton Rouge, is unconstitutional according to District Court Judge Janice Clark.
Under the law, 3 or more unrelated people could not live together in neighborhoods zoned for single family.
Judge Clark ruled that definition... more »
April 3, 2013 4:19 PM
BATON ROUGE - Family history is a major risk factor when it comes to heart disease, and not paying attention to it led to tragedy for one family.
Toja Myles' grandmother, mother, and aunt all have a history of heart disease. So when she started having strange symptoms in... more »
April 1, 2013 10:33 AM
BATON ROUGE - Firefighters in Baton Rouge said quick response helped them save a family home after an electrical fire this morning.
Curt Monte with Baton Rouge Fire said it happened at 10746 Red Oak around 8:30 Monday morning. Investigators believe an electrical malfunction in a storage room started... more »
March 28, 2013 2:25 PM
St. Amant - Smoke Detectors, along with quick response by local Ascension Firefighters saved a young girl from a house fire Thursday morning in St. Amant.
When firefighters arrived at the home at 11:46 a.m., they found flames coming out of a bedroom the 11-year-old girl was sleeping in.... more »
February 28, 2013 10:49 AM
BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said a space heater burned a home down and killed two of the resident's dogs this morning in Baton Rouge.
Curt Monte with the Baton Rouge Fired Department said the home on Erie Street was a total loss, and the residents weren't hurt in the... more »
February 25, 2013 10:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - A family is out of their River Bend home tonight after lightning set fire their attic.
Pete Bush says, "It all happened very quick, between the boom and the smell, and the opening of the attic, you're talking about 3-4 minutes."
Lightning struck the chimney,... more »
February 21, 2013 8:35 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A Kentucky inmate is facing federal charges, accused of writing letters threatening the life of President Barack Obama, the first lady and their two daughters. A grand jury in Louisville on Wednesday charged Kentucky State Penitentiary Anthony D. Holliman with threatening the president and a second count... more »
January 28, 2013 6:38 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Archie Manning, patriarch of the NFL's best-known quarterbacking clan, says he's glad the Super Bowl focus is on another family this week. Manning has practically been a fixture at the big game in recent years. Sons Peyton and Eli Manning have won three of the last six... more »
January 24, 2013 2:57 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - An estimated 2,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a prayer vigil for a New Mexico family found slain over the weekend.
The vigil was held at the Calvary Albuquerque church where victim Greg Griego was a pastor. A security official says 15-year-old Nehemiah Griego spent... more »
December 25, 2012 5:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - It was a Christmas miracle for one family at Greater Mt. Canaan Baptist Church. Earlier this month, Mary Parker's house caught fire in the middle of the night. Everyone in the home escaped unharmed, but the fire left nothing.
Parker, known for welcoming anyone and everyone... more »
December 14, 2012 12:55 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Family members are relaying what children told them about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Stephen Delgiadice says his 8-year-old daughter heard two big bangs and teachers told her to get in a corner. His daughter is fine. He says the shooting is... more »
December 7, 2012 12:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - Officials say an investigation by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services' Fraud and Recovery Unit has led to two women pleading guilty to receiving nearly $30,000 in ineligible Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. Officials say Katrina Howard of Winnsboro illegally obtained benefits from April 2008... more »
December 3, 2012 2:34 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The family of the woman shot and killed by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher this weekend says they are broken-hearted. Police say Belcher shot and killed his 22-year-old girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, at their Kansas City home Saturday before driving to Arrowhead Stadium, where Belcher committed... more »
November 22, 2012 3:44 PM
BATON ROUGE- Stores are not the only ones opening up early for Black Friday. Many restaurants are also expecting big crowds for Thanksgiving.
Turkey and dressing is being replaced by things like sushi and soy sauce in places like Nagoya Restaurant. It is one of several eateries along Sherwood... more »
November 15, 2012 6:09 PM
BATON ROUGE - Offenders in prison, no matter what the crime, are allowed to make phone calls. Most of those calls are made to family.
The outgoing cost is expensive, and some families are struggling to pay the bills.
"The burden, really isn't on the prisoner," said Geraldine... more »
November 14, 2012 5:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - Since officially opening in September, the Family and Youth Service Center deals with more than just kids skipping school.
Formerly called the East Baton Rouge Parish Truancy Center, FYSC welcomes parents and provides a link with law enforcement.
Dozens of parents attend classes and meet... more »
November 13, 2012 3:37 PM
BATON ROUGE - A team of three emergency responders from the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services has traveled to New Jersey to help officials there with their sheltering mission following Hurricane Sandy. The team will remain in New Jersey to provide technical support and advice as long as... more »
November 2, 2012 5:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - Connor Neighbors could've followed his grandfather, his father, his brother. That's what everyone expected. That would've been the comfortable thing to do. Instead, Neighbors wanted to leave his own mark. So, a family that is firmly associated with Alabama will have split loyalties when the top-ranked Crimson... more »
October 8, 2012 10:44 AM
BAKER- A fire in Baker this weekend left five adults and two children homeless.
The fire happened Sunday in the 3600 block of Harding Street. Firefighters said it started in a shed, then spread to the house.
The fire destroyed the buildings, as well as two cars on... more »
August 21, 2012 6:17 PM
LAPLACE- One day before friends and family prepare to say their final goodbyes to Deputy Brandon Nielsen, the man known for his skills on the street and his prowess on a motorcycle is being remembered.
"He wanted to make sure he was the best at what he could do,... more »
August 10, 2012 9:43 AM
LAFAYETTE - The family of a university student who went missing in May say they can finally begin to grieve after police positively identified a body they found earlier this week. Police say the body discovered in Evangeline Parish was that of Michaela "Mickey" Shunick. Her family said Friday they... more »
August 1, 2012 3:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Health and Hospitals released a number of reasons why more mothers in Louisiana should breastfeed their children as part of National Breastfeeding Month awareness.
According to DHH, Louisiana's rate of infants who are ever breastfed is 53.5 percent, well below the national average... more »
July 23, 2012 12:59 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - The family of Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno says the NCAA's sanctions defame his legacy and are a panicked response to the scandal that led to them. The statement was released Monday by Paterno's family. It says President Rodney Erickson, acting Athletic Director David Joyner and... more »
July 23, 2012 12:45 PM
SAN DIEGO - A lawyer representing family members of the suspect in the Colorado mass shooting plans to hold a news conference Monday in San Diego. Lisa Damiani plans to meet reporters at 1 p.m. Pacific time. She's representing the family of 24-year-old James Holmes, who made his first court... more »
July 20, 2012 11:27 AM
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen was among the people shot and injured in a Colorado movie theater, according to friends of her family.
Bonnie Kate Pourciau was shot in the knee while at the midnight premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo., according to multiple... more »
July 18, 2012 3:54 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A national legal panel that works to standardize state laws is looking to simplify child custody rules for military service members, whose frequent deployments can leave them without clear legal recourse when family disputes erupt. The Uniform Law Commission is a group of some 350 attorneys appointed... more »
July 13, 2012 11:52 AM
LAFAYETTE - The head of a prominent conservative Christian group in Louisiana is critical of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette for offering a new minor in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender studies. The Advocate reports that the area of study was first offered in the spring. Louisiana Family Forum President Gene... more »
July 10, 2012 6:06 PM
BATON ROUGE- A family is reeling after a second member was murdered in less than three weeks.
Muntaser Zarrouq, 32, was shot and killed in front of Jim and Lu's Food Mart on Government Street just after 8 p.m. Monday night. His cousin, Zaharan Abuawwad, was killed in June... more »
June 20, 2012 7:06 AM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Montgomery City Council has expressed "sorrow, profound shock, dismay and regret" to the family of a man who was wrongly killed by a city police officer almost 37 years ago. The council on Tuesday night unanimously passed a resolution saying members "recognize the grief, pain and... more »
June 13, 2012 6:44 AM
LOS ANGELES - A former Charles Manson follower who was on the brink of release from prison two years ago before then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger intervened is scheduled to go before another parole board panel. Bruce Davis was not involved in the infamous murders by Manson followers of actress Sharon Tate... more »
June 8, 2012 2:56 AM
LAKE WALES, Fla. - Authorities say a Kansas businessman, his wife and their four children were killed when their small plane crashed into a swampy area of central Florida. The Polk County Sheriff's office says the plane went down Thursday in Tiger Creek Preserve. A news release says 45-year-old Ronald... more »
June 7, 2012 10:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - Five from one family dead, a sixth also killed last week.
Last night, a church in Baton Rouge was filled with people paying tribute to them.
The standing room only crowd was filled with friends that Reverend John Gaines never even knew he had.
... more »
June 5, 2012 4:26 PM
BATON ROUGE - The conservative Louisiana Family Forum is asking Gov. Bobby Jindal to veto three bills that tweak the state's video poker laws. In a letter sent to the governor, Family Forum leader Gene Mills says the changes would deregulate video poker. One measure, sponsored by Republican Sen. Danny... more »
June 4, 2012 11:12 AM
LONDON- Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been hospitalized with a bladder infection. Monday's announcement comes as the U.K. is celebrating the queen's Diamond Jubilee. On Sunday, Prince Philip joined the queen and senior royals on the River Thames in cold and blustery weather for... more »
June 3, 2012 8:32 PM
BATON ROUGE- Sunday night, Willie Gaines' organs were donated. The 15-year-old died following the wreck that killed 5 others earlier this week.
The crash claimed the lives of his mother, grandmother, 2 siblings and a family friend. His brother is still fighting for his life.
Willie's, grandfather, Reverend... more »
May 10, 2012 1:37 PM
WASHINGTON - The U.S. says it's concerned about reports of reprisals against the family of a blind Chinese activist who escaped house arrest last month. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says U.S. and Chinese officials have spoken about the "concerning" reports. Washington seeks more information from Beijing. After fleeing, Chen... more »
April 18, 2012 7:42 AM
PORT ALLEN - Relatives of three people killed in a wreck at an intersection described by Addis residents as dangerous have filed suit against the state Department of Transportation and Development. The lawsuit filed Tuesday says state engineers had evidence the crossing was unsafe but failed to address it in... more »
April 10, 2012 9:50 PM
ZACHARY- Events leading up to the discovery of a dead 2-month-old boy are still developing.
Sabrina Maiden was arrested Tuesday afternoon accused of murdering her child, Prince Javeion Brown. He was found dead in a puddle of water, in a ditch, Tuesday morning. Authorities say she left him there... more »
April 10, 2012 2:38 PM
CHICAGO- A full jury and six alternates have been selected at the trial of a man accused of killing three members of Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's family. The last four panelists were chosen Tuesday, the second day of one-by-one questioning of would-be jurors.
Fourteen were picked Monday. Those who... more »
April 9, 2012 7:49 AM
CHICAGO - A judge will question potential jurors as jury selection begins in earnest at the Chicago trial of a man accused of murdering the mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew of singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson. Selecting 12 jurors able to set aside sympathy for the star in assessing... more »
March 7, 2012 5:33 PM
BATON ROUGE - The State Legislature will consider a proposal to expand the Military Family Assistance Fund. The proposal will allow more members of the Louisiana National Guard, Louisiana Military Reserves and their family members to qualify for funding. Those who qualify today must have incurred a financial hardship caused... more »
March 3, 2012 12:30 PM
PRENTISS, Miss - Authorities are investigating the killings of three family members in their rural southern Mississippi home. The bodies of 80-year-old Arvin Smith, 74-year-old Maxine Smith and their 48-year-old son Roland Smith were discovered early Friday. Jefferson Davis County Chief Investigator John Wayne Tolar says that some suspects are... more »
January 18, 2012 2:36 PM
Baton Rouge - Firefighters said an electrical malfunction in the kitchen is to blame for a mobile home fire in Baton Rouge Wednesday morning.
It happened just after 11 a.m. in the 3500 block of Victoria. The fire destroyed the kitchen and the living room of the home, according... more »
January 16, 2012 10:46 PM
GONZALES- A family of 12 put out by a fire Sunday morning is safe tonight in a temporary home built by volunteers.
The family narrowly escaped an explosion at their trailer in Gonzales. One family member was burned when the oxygen machine he was using went up in flames.... more »
January 11, 2012 12:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - Firefighters fought and controlled a fire within minutes on Eaton Street Wednesday, but the damage will leave a family of six homeless.
The fire started around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at 3739 Eaton St. while the occupants were out.
Upon return, flames were seen coming out... more »
January 10, 2012 8:21 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The family of a Florida A&M band member who died after a hazing ritual last November will sue the company that owns the bus where it took place. Robert Champion's parents and their attorney told The Associated Press the bus company's negligence contributed to his death.... more »
January 5, 2012 6:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - A smoke detector played a role in saving the lives of a family after their home caught on fire.
Firefighters were called out to the home, located in the 900 block of Timberside Drive shortly after 3:00 this morning.
Officials say one of the residents... more »
December 31, 2011 7:00 PM
BATON ROUGE- It's almost time to say good-bye to 2011. And for some parents, partying on New Years Eve means having to leave the kids at the babysitter.
But some folks are finding ways to keep the family together and still have a good time.
The grocery stores... more »
November 28, 2011 2:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has hired the brother and brother-in-law of his former chief of staff, Timmy Teepell.
Jindal tapped Matt Parker to become his intergovernmental affairs director and Taylor Teepell to be his deputy legislative affairs director.
Parker, from Virginia, is brother-in-law to Timmy Teepell.... more »
September 16, 2011 5:52 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police say Darren Smart, 18, was gunned down by two shooters riding on bicycles in front of a friends house on Bradley Street last night around 7:30.
Smart was attempting to run inside when police say he was shot in the chest. He died minutes later, according... more »
September 15, 2011 4:36 PM
BATON ROUGE - Just one week into a pilot program to collect unpaid child support, some families are getting the money they're owed.
Louisiana Child and Family Services started a program in conjunction with casinos.
Due to tax purposes gamblers that win over $1,200 are subject to forfeiting... more »
September 11, 2011 12:49 PM
NEW YORK- Relatives of those who died on 9/11 have now been able to see the permanent memorial to the victims at the site of the World Trade Center.
Dennis Baxter and hundreds of others saw it today for the first time, as the tree-covered memorial plaza was opened... more »
September 1, 2011 5:48 PM
BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services has released its new "Most Wanted" list of deadbeat parents.
It shows 18 people who owe a combined $945 thousand dollars in back child support payments. The posters include things like a picture, the last known address and how... more »
August 29, 2011 5:18 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Children and Family Services launched a new website today to help find parents who owe child support.
The site gives access to the 53,000 delinquet parents by first or last name, city, amount owed and parish where their court-ordered support was established.
... more »
July 6, 2011 10:12 PM
ASCENSION PARISH- Edwin Edwards is getting the taste of freedom and putting the finishing touches on his new home.
News 2 got an exclusive look at the former Louisiana governor living his new title, "man of the house."
He, his fiance' Trina Scott and her two sons have... more »
June 17, 2011 10:12 PM
PRAIRIEVILLE- Tragedy brought two families together Friday night for the first time.
A woman was killed walking on the side of the road and she was an organ donor. Her death is keeping six people alive.
Twenty-one year old Cristine "Tommie" Hadley was hit on Highway 42 in... more »
June 5, 2011 3:31 PM
BATON ROUGE- Fire destroyed a family's home in Baton Rouge. It happened just before noon in the 5500 block of Fairfields Avenue.
One person was home when the fire started and escaped unharmed.
Baton Rouge Firefighters aren't sure what started the blaze but investigators do not suspect foul... more »
April 24, 2011 10:42 AM
WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama and his family attended Easter services Sunday at a Washington church founded in 1863 by freed slaves.
The first family entered Shiloh Baptist Church to a round of applause on a sun-splashed day in the nation's capital as members of a choir dressed in black... more »
March 18, 2011 9:50 PM
PRAIRIEVILLE- A community in Prairieville said goodbye, with a candlelight vigil Friday night, to a friend and a family killed in a crash on I-10.
The five, including three children, were killed last Sunday night. Two drivers are charged with causing the crash. David Leger faces vehicular homicide charges... more »
March 17, 2011 3:13 PM
GRETNA, La. - A Jefferson Parish judge ended a manslaughter trial after looks from the defendant's family made jurors nervous.
The Times-Picayune reports that nobody alleged that Shedrick Bennett's family was trying to intimidate the jury.
But several jurors asked about security Wednesday morning, and an alternate testified... more »
March 15, 2011 5:51 PM
BATON ROUGE- Twenty soldiers from the Baton Rouge area said goodbye to family members as they prepare to deploy for Kuwait after training in Texas.
Members of the 342nd Transportation Detachment will be gone a year. The soldiers will be responsible for bringing in cargo and personnel in and... more »
March 7, 2011 5:05 PM
ZACHARY, La.- The Hopkins family returned today to pick up the pieces of their home after it was torn apart during a severe storm.
The homeowner Judy Hopkins, believes it was a tornado that ripped the roof of her home Saturday morning. She was home with her dog and... more »
February 18, 2011 7:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - Managers with the Turner Industries Group announced today that they would continue to remain an independent, family-owned company.
"Insuring the long-term legacy of the Turner name, as well as maintaining the company's commitment to its employees, clients and the community, led to the decision," said CEO... more »
February 11, 2011 7:42 PM
GONZALES - The family and co-workers of a man seriously injured in a car crash this week are asking for help paying his medical bills.
An account has been set up with Whitney National Bank for Charles "Itchy" Etienne, who was critically injured in a collision Wednesday at the... more »
February 6, 2011 12:34 PM
A family of 10 is homeless after a fire spread through the attic and destroyed their home. It happened in 28000 block of Greenwell Springs Road late Saturday night.
According to the Pride Volunteer Fire Department, all the family members got out of the home safe.
Investigators have... more »
February 5, 2011 9:50 AM
Fire damaged a home and left a family of six temporarily displaced. It happened in the 4000 block of Downing Drive in Baton Rouge early Saturday morning.
St. George Firefighters said the fire started in a trash can where one of the family members put ashes from the fireplace.... more »
February 1, 2011 10:40 PM
ST. AMANT - It's a twist on a story we hear often, a vehicle crashing and flipping with kids inside. But this time, everyone survived because they were wearing seatbelts.
Sarah Guedry and her three kids inside were involved in a head-on crash this past Saturday on Highway 22... more »
February 1, 2011 4:54 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A family-oriented Mardi Gras celebration in suburban Metairie will feature performances by British pop star Natasha Bedingfield, country star Darryl Worley and Tito Jackson, a member of the famous Jackson Family and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Times-Picayune reports that Jefferson Parish is bringing Family... more »
January 29, 2011 11:59 AM
BATON ROUGE- The governor, lawmakers and soldiers' families hope to change an unequal system of special benefits given to the relatives of Louisiana National Guard troops killed on active duty.
The benefits program for guardsmen was created in 2007. A proposal would expand that program back to 2001, paying... more »
January 11, 2011 10:10 PM
LIVINGSTON - Four people are seriously hurt in Livingston Parish after a family feud.
Authorities say three are in critical condition. A fourth victim is stable. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says a domestic dispute in Watson turned violent when someone drove over four people with a car. One... more »
January 11, 2011 5:13 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. - The family of the 22-year-old suspect in the mass shooting in Arizona is expressing sorrow for what they called heinous events. The family of Jared Loughner said in statement Tuesday that they care very deeply about the victims and their families and that there were no words... more »
January 5, 2011 10:25 PM
LIVINGSTON- The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says it uncovered and dismantled the most elaborate pot growing system it's seen and arrest four family members for operating it.
David Futch, Sr., his wife Tammy, son David Jr. and 17-year-old daughter Tanna were busted on drug charges including cultivating marijuana, possession... more »
January 5, 2011 2:36 PM
SATSUMA - Deputies in Livingston Parish have arrested a family of four for growing marijuana.
They found 30 marijuana plants growing inside their home in Satsuma.
David Futch Sr., Tammy Futch, along with their 21 year-old son David Futch Jr., and 17 year-old daughter Tanna Futch were booked... more »
December 27, 2010 2:47 PM
LETTSWORTH – Authorities in Pointe Coupee Parish have arrested one person in a deadly Christmas Day shooting. 25-year-old Timothy Gordon is accused of Manslaughter in the shooting of his half-brother, 47-year-old Kevin Laneheart. Investigators say during an argument at a family gathering in Lettsworth, Laneheart threatened to kill several people... more »
December 25, 2010 9:40 AM
HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama's Christmas wish may simply be to have a quieter holiday than last year. Obama was with his family in the same oceanfront neighborhood on the island of Oahu last December, when a 23-year-old Nigerian man allegedly attempted to blow up a plane bound for... more »
December 22, 2010 10:31 PM
The family of a 22-year-old woman hit by a vehicle Monday night say an arrest in the case provides some closure.
Tommie Hadley, known as Chrisy to her family, was hit on LA 42 in Ascension Parish, while she was walking along the highway with her brother. Authorities say... more »