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  • Woman charged with killing elderly father with boiling water

    December 8, 2016 10:11 AM

    JACKSON - Police say a Mississippi woman has been charged with murder after pouring boiling water over her paralyzed elderly father, who died several days later. Jackson Police Department Commander Tyree Jones said in a news release that 55-year-old Diane Coleman dumped the water on 81-year-old Earl Coleman on Sept.... more »
  • Georgia father guilty of murder in hot car death

    November 14, 2016 3:24 PM

    BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Georgia father has been found guilty of murder in the 2014 death of his toddler son who perished after being left in a hot car. A jury reached its verdict Monday in the trial of Justin Ross Harris. The former Home Depot web developer's 22-month-old son,... more »
  • Wounded deputy remains in hospital; father says 'only hope is for a miracle'

    August 5, 2016 1:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE – BRPD Deputy Nick Tullier remains in the hospital and his family says their only hope for his recovery is a miracle. Tullier's father posted on the Nick Tullier Strong Facebook page to give an update on his son's condition. His father wrote that Nick is going... more »
  • Police looking for father of 4-month-old found dead

    July 29, 2016 7:46 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - Lake Charles police say the mother of a 4-month-old infant who died earlier this month faces a charge of second-degree murder. Police say they are looking for the infant's father. Police Chief Don Dixon says 25-year-old Courtney Morris was arrested Wednesday, and officers are searching for 40-year-old... more »
  • Father and son dead after murder-suicide in Sulphur

    July 18, 2016 11:52 AM

    SULPHUR – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Sulphur. According to CPSO, deputies were dispatched on Sunday night to a home in Sulphur in regards to a Facebook post. Kenneth Bacqué, 59, posted on social media that he was going to kill himself and may... more »
  • Alton Sterling's son remembers last time spent with his father Play Video

    July 13, 2016 7:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The son of Alton Sterling, the man who was shot to death by two BRPD officers in front of a convenience store, spoke out for the first time since his father's death. Cameron spoke about his relationship with his father while calling for peace and unity in... more »
  • Father arrested after admitting shaking, dropping infant son

    March 1, 2016 4:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The son of a New Orleans attorney faces a second-degree murder charge after police said he admitted shaking, dropping and deserting his 2-month-old son who was found dead over the weekend. 20-year-old Justice Willard Brown faces charges in the death of his son, Justice Willard Brown... more »
  • Lafayette authorities investigate father, son shooting

    January 26, 2016 11:11 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Sheriff's deputies in Lafayette Parish said they're investigating a shooting involving a father and son Tuesday morning. According to KATC , deputies said a father and son shot at each other on Wyman Road near Highway 93. No injuries were reported. Investigators said the shooting... more »
  • Shreveport man shot to death at home

    January 10, 2016 6:15 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police say a local man was shot to death after an argument in his family's home. Police say in a news release Sunday that 43-year-old Charles Ray Acklen died at the home late Saturday of multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body. Investigators say they were told... more »
  • Vicksburg father-son dead after apparent murder-suicide

    December 27, 2015 11:34 AM

    VICKSBURG, Miss. - A Vicksburg man and his son are dead from an apparent murder-suicide after a family argument at their home on Christmas day. The home was destroyed by fire Christmas night. James Jarrod Wasson, 39, and 9-year-old Jim Wasson, were found in the home's driveway Friday night.... more »
  • Teacher accused of having sex with students due back in court Tuesday

    November 10, 2015 9:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A former teacher at Plaquemine High, accused of sleeping multiple students, is scheduled to be back to court Tuesday. Keavin Keith is due back in court for a motion hearing. The 30-year-old was indicted on 35 charges of inappropriate behavior with students earlier this year after several... more »
  • Father-son Mississippi State players killed in car accident

    November 7, 2015 2:13 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State defensive lineman Keith Joseph Jr. and his father, former Bulldogs linebacker Keith Joseph Sr., were killed in a car accident Friday night. The school said they died in a one-car accident Friday night en route to Pascagoula High School's home game. The 18-year-old Joseph... more »
  • Father arrested after child is taken to hospital

    October 22, 2015 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they have arrested a 5-week-old girl's father on child cruelty charges. Charles Robinson is in custody after the child showed up at a Baton Rouge hospital with severe burns. Cpl. Don Coppola said the 5-week-old girl arrived at the hospital with burns on... more »
  • Minnesota family dies in murder-suicide

    September 12, 2015 11:22 AM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Authorities say five family members found dead in their suburban Minneapolis home this week died in what they refer to as a murder-suicide. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office issued statements Saturday saying that 45-year-old Brian Short died of a self-inflicted shotgun wound to his head. It says... more »
  • Holden man arrested after stabbing own father

    August 9, 2015 1:50 PM

    HOLDEN, La. - The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a stabbing Saturday night. "Upon arrival, deputies secured the scene. A suspect was placed into custody and life-saving measures were administered to the victim," Sheriff Jason Ard said. "The victim suffered from a stab wound to the chest area."... more »
  • Police arrest father of girl found dead with 4 others

    July 19, 2015 2:37 PM

    MODESTO, Ca. - Police say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in the deaths of his daughter, two other girls and two women whose bodies were found in a California home. Modesto police spokeswoman Heather Graves says Martin Martinez was detained in San Jose early Sunday and has been booked... more »
  • Teacher who had sex with students fathered child by victim

    May 22, 2015 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- According to DNA test results, Keavin Keith fathered a child with one of the victims he's accused of sleeping with. Earlier this week Keith was charged with 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Investigators say he had sex with multiple students, and the students told them... more »
  • 2 arrested for having sex with family members

    May 10, 2015 1:32 PM

    FARMERVILLE, La. - A Union Parish father and son have been arrested on charges of having sexual relations with family members. Sheriff Dusty Gates says 41-year-old Steven E. Stanton and 62-year-old Norman Lee Stanton were arrested Thursday in the Haile community. Gates says each was charged on two counts of... more »
  • Woman admits digging up dad's grave in search of 'real will'

    March 2, 2015 12:20 PM

    LANCASTER, NH - A New Hampshire woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes has pleaded guilty. Melanie Nash was one of four accused in the plan to open Eddie Nash's vault in Colebrook, then rifle... more »
  • Vigil tonight for late Father Than Vu Play Video

    January 28, 2015 8:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Vietnamese-born priest who was well-loved in the Baton Rouge community passed away Wednesday morning, according to the Diocese of Baton Rouge. The diocese said Father Than N. Vu died at his residence after a long battle with cancer. He was 56 years old. Father... 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 »
  • Father didn't abuse boy kept in a box

    November 20, 2014 7:45 PM

    GALVESTON, TEXAS- A jury says a man is not guilty of abusing his eleven-year-old son by keeping him locked in a wooden box. The jury says he didn't injure his child and use unlawful restraint. The boy testified he was allowed out of the box for school, meals and... more »
  • Plea deal in child abuse case where boy was chained to bed

    November 12, 2014 7:58 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH- A lawyer who represents a father accused of child abuse for chaining his son to a bed while he went to work cut a plea deal with prosecutors that means he won't serve prison time. He pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of child abuse.... more »
  • Infant trapped under dead father leaving hospital

    October 13, 2014 11:33 AM

    PLEASANT HILL - Officials say a 10-month-old infant trapped underneath the decomposing body of her father for up to three days is being released from a Shreveport hospital. Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers says the infant, Betty Jean Fields, would be released Monday afternoon. Rivers said the infant was... more »
  • Dad accused in kids' deaths called 'responsible'

    September 10, 2014 11:33 AM

    LEXINGTON, SC - Records describe a South Carolina man who has confessed to killing his five children as a highly intelligent, responsible father who was given primary custody after a messy divorce. Divorce records say 32-year-old Timothy Ray Jones Jr. was an Intel engineer and made more than $70,000 a... more »
  • Murdered five year old laid to rest

    August 30, 2014 7:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - 5 year old Jay"v"une Bergin was laid to rest Saturday morning after allegedly being beaten to death by his father, Vernell Day. Day is facing attempted murder charges and a felon in possession of a firearm charge. But both sides of the child's family came... more »
  • Father of teen stowaway says he'll bring son home

    April 27, 2014 6:29 PM

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The father of the teenager who climbed into the wheel well of a jet at the San Jose airport and survived a 5½-hour trip flight to Hawaii says he plans to fly to Hawaii soon to bring his son home to California. Abdulahi Yusuf said in... more »
  • Father-son combo working for Southern basketball Play Video

    February 12, 2014 11:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars are out to a 9-1 start in SWAC play so far this year, leading the conference. Their secret weapon is a dynamic duo of father and son: head coach Roman Banks and freshman point guard Tre'lun. Being a coach's son cut down... more »
  • Man jailed for shooting, killing father

    November 8, 2013 2:16 PM

    LULING - A 20-year-old Luling man is now behind bars after being accuse of shooting and killing his father during an argument. St. Charles Parish sheriff's investigators say Stanley Robinson Jr. was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of 39-year-old Stanley Robinson Sr. A woman,... more »
  • Father indicted in child's death

    October 16, 2013 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 26-year-old Baton Rouge has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the June death of his 11-month-old daughter. Larry Leflore is accused of with inflicting severe injuries on Aaliyah Heard. The injuries included bleeding in the brain and cigarette burns on her body. East Baton... more »
  • Trayvon Martin's father to speak on Capitol Hill

    July 24, 2013 8:18 AM

    WASHINGTON - The father of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will be on Capitol Hill for a hearing addressing the challenges faced by African-American boys and men. Tracy Martin will give opening remarks Wednesday at the inaugural hearing of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys. D.C. Delegate Eleanor... more »
  • Father arrested after toddler left at gas station Play Video

    July 21, 2013 8:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Department of Children and Family Services said there will be a hearing this week to determine if a two-year-old should be returned to his father, after he was abandoned at an East Baton Rouge Parish gas station. Keith Augustine, 28, faces child desertion and abandonment... more »
  • Mother, father arrested in front of kids after standoff Play Video

    July 10, 2013 5:52 PM

    SORRENTO - Police arrested Nicholas Lewis, 32, and his wife Kristen Lewis, 25, after an hours-long standoff in front of their Lee Street home. The arrested stemmed from a traffic stop that turned sour, leading police to the home. Witnesses said the couple barricaded themselves in the home... more »
  • Report: Slain infant slapped, beaten by father Play Video

    June 28, 2013 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A police report reveals more disturbing details about the events leading up to an infant's death last weekend in Baton Rouge. According to an affidavit of probable cause, the mother of 11-month-old Aaliyah Heard told investigators that on June 20 the girl's father, 26-year-old Larry Leflore,... more »
  • Father charged with murder in infant's death Play Video

    June 27, 2013 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested the father of an infant who died last weekend after investigators said he abused her. Baton Rouge Police accused Larry Leflore, 26, of first degree murder and simple battery in the death of 11-month-old Aaliyah Heard. Police said doctors found a number of... more »
  • Father, son killed in Pointe Coupee crash Play Video

    May 10, 2013 4:50 PM

    CHENAL - A single-car crash claimed the lives of a father and son overnight in Pointe Coupee Parish. It happened just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday on Hwy. 415 near Hwy. 414. State troopers say 47-year-old Sidney R. Morel of Jarreau was heading south on Hwy. 415 when he... more »
  • Ohio AG: Tests confirm Castro is father

    May 10, 2013 10:31 AM

    CLEVELAND - The Ohio attorney general says tests have confirmed that alleged kidnapper Ariel Castro is the father of a 6-year-old girl rescued from his house with three women this week. Attorney General Mike DeWine's office confirmed Castro's paternity in a news release Friday. DeWine says a sample of Castro's... more »
  • Slidell man arrested, accused of beating father

    May 7, 2013 2:43 PM

    SLIDELL - Authorities accused a Slidell man of severely beating his elderly father. Slidell Police said they arrested Bradford Dearing, 29, after he got into an argument with his father and punched him several times in the face. They said Dearing's father is in ICU awaiting surgery. ... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to slitting 2-year-old son's throat

    May 2, 2013 12:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 26-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to capital murder, admitting that he slit his 2-year-old son's throat to avoid paying $4,000 in overdue child support. The Times-Picayune reports Danny Platt was sentenced to life in prison Thursday. The only promise prosecutor Robert Moore made him... more »
  • Father and son arrested on drug charges

    April 10, 2013 2:36 PM

    ST. AMANT - Authorities in Ascension Parish arrested a father and his son on drug charges this week. Narcotices agent searched the home of Audie Decoteau, 51, and Austin Decoteau, 17, on April 8 after receiving complaints about drug activity there. Detectives said they found marijuana and other... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Emotional foster parent calls 911 in area Hakken incident Play Video

    April 9, 2013 5:44 PM

    HAMMOND- A frantic woman is heard in the background of a 911 call telling two children to take cover when a man showed-up with a gun, demanding to take the children. It's a call for help from an unidentified woman, the foster parent, of Cole Hakken, 4, and his... more »
  • Reporter: Hakkens spotted at marina in Cuba

    April 9, 2013 2:56 PM

    CUBA- A man identified himself to CNN as Joshua Hakken, the man accused of kidnapping his two sons from his wife's mother last week. CNN reported that Hakken briefly talked with a network reporter in Havana. Hakken's blue sailboat was also docked at a marina, where the conversation took... more »
  • Father of missing boys recently bought sailboat

    April 5, 2013 2:15 PM

    TAMPA, Fla.- Officials in Florida say the father of two boys kidnapped from their grandparents' house recently bought a 25-foot sailboat. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said that 25-year-old Joshua Michael Hakken recently bought a 24-foot, 1972 Morgan sailboat with a blue hull. The boat's whereabouts is unknown. A... more »
  • Son joins father in prison for beating death

    March 27, 2013 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies have arrested the 24-year-old wanted in the January beating and death of another man. Deputies booked Shedrick Demond Lobrano into parish prison Monday on second-degree murder and fugitive from justice charges. Police arrested his father, 51-year-old Shedrick L. Lobrano, at their home last... more »
  • One arrested, one at large in deadly beating

    March 20, 2013 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one of two men today wanted in connection with a deadly beating. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the police Special Response Team arrested Shedrick L. Lobrano, 51, after locating him at his residence. Police had warrants for Lobrano and his son, 24-year-old Shedrick Demond... more »
  • Fire academy grads following in fathers' footsteps Play Video

    February 15, 2013 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After saying the last few words of the Firefighter's Oath, 35 men became the newest members of the Baton Rouge Fire Department. Most are fulfilling a dream they've had for years. But for Josh Gilbaud, that dream goes a little further back "I can always... more »
  • Man indicted in stabbing death of his father

    January 29, 2013 8:39 AM

    COVINGTON - A St. Tammany Parish grand jury has charged a Pearl River man with second-degree murder in the October stabbing death of his father. District Attorney Walter Reed says the panel indicted Billie G. Rawson Jr. Rawson, who authorities said has a history of mental illness, allegedly stabbed his... more »
  • Victim's father's outburst ends Colorado court hearing

    January 11, 2013 3:13 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo.- The father of one of the victims of the Colorado movie theater shootings is promising there will be no more outbursts. Steve Hernandez apologized to the judge today, after shouting during a hearing today that accused gunman James Holmes should "rot in Hell." Hernandez was the father of... more »
  • Reports: Edwin to be 85-year-old dad

    January 8, 2013 9:40 PM

    GONZALES- Edwin Edwards and his new wife Trina Scott Edwards are expecting a child, Lafayette-based IND Monthly is reporting . The magazine reported Tuesday the 34-year-old is pregnant. The couple had announced they were attempting to conceive a child via artificial insemination. Edwards is 85-years-old. The couple... more »

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