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  • Missing toddler, grandfather reunited with family in Livingston Parish

    July 4, 2016 7:18 AM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - A teary reunion took place on the Fourth of July as a grandfather and toddler who were reported missing were reunited with their family. The New Orleans Police Department contacted Louisiana State Police at about 3 a.m. to report a missing child from the New Orleans... more »
  • Police suspect body of woman found in Grosse Tete is missing teacher Play Video

    June 14, 2016 1:03 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Police say the badly decomposed body of a woman found near Grosse Tete could be that of Lyntell Washington , a pregnant teacher who went missing last week. The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said a farmer was contacted by one of his workers around 10:30 a.m.... more »
  • Woman charged after body found in freezer sold at yard sale

    June 3, 2016 3:35 PM

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. - Police in North Carolina are looking for a North Carolina woman after authorities say her mother's body was found in a freezer that she sold in a yard sale. Media outlets reported that 56-year-old Marcella Jean Lee of Goldsboro is being sought on a charge of failure... more »
  • Body found near Bonnet Carre Spillway identified as missing 88-year-old woman

    May 31, 2016 6:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The body of a woman found in Lake Pontchartrain near the Bonnet Carre Spillway on May 4 has been identified, according to NOPD. The woman identified is 88-year-old Estelle Webb who had been missing from her Heaton Street home in New Orleans since Apr. 28. The Louisiana State... more »
  • Body found in median of I-10 near Hwy 73

    May 16, 2016 2:40 PM

    GONZALES - State Police say that a body was found in the median of I-10 near Geismar Monday afternoon. According to State Police, they believe the person was a victim of a hit-and-run crash based on evidence found. According to Bryan Lee of Louisiana State Police, morning crews... more »
  • Missing dog to return home after 10 years

    April 28, 2016 10:24 AM

    MOBILE, AL - A German Shorthaired Pointer that went missing from his Northern Alabama home a decade ago has been returned. Charlie was presumed to be dead after he was gone for several years. The dog’s owner, Tracey Dove, says she believes Charlie was stolen after the enclosure that... more »
  • Missing boaters found in Galveston Bay

    April 27, 2016 10:29 PM

    HOUSTON - A Coast Guard crew located and rescued two missing boaters on platforms in Galveston Bay, Wednesday. Michael Watkins and Raymond Jacik disappeared Monday, after leaving for a fishing trip Monday morning. The wife of one of the men, called for help when they didn't come home. The Coast... more »
  • Body of young woman found in Whiskey Bay

    April 23, 2016 5:35 PM

    WHISKEY BAY - An unidentified body was found in Whiskey Bay Saturday afternoon, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Brett Stassi confirmed deputies recovered the body of a younger woman that was dumped in the area recently. Investigators are currently treating the investigation as a homicide. ... more »
  • Body of 1 of 2 missing fishermen found in Mississippi River

    April 23, 2016 3:29 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Authorities say the body of a Mississippi fisherman who had been missing for more than a month has been found in the Mississippi River in Louisiana. James Lee, the coroner in Mississippi's Adams County Coroner, says the body of 26-year-old Joshua Wilson was recovered Friday. Authorities were... more »
  • Man wanted after human and animal remains found on an altar at his home

    March 31, 2016 9:44 PM

    SLIDELL – Slidell Police are looking for a man after detectives found animal and human remains on an altar in his home. Slidell Police searched Joshua Roques' home in the 200 block of Woodcrest Drive, Tuesday night. According to investigators, human skulls and bones, animal bones and dried blood were... more »
  • Police say no foul play after body found near casino

    January 29, 2016 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they do not suspect foul play after a body was found Friday morning along the Mississippi River near the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the body was found along the river's embankment between the casino and the base of the... more »
  • Who let the dog out? Chihuahua from Texas found in Georgia

    January 16, 2016 5:22 PM

    ATLANTA - The Atlanta Humane Society says a lost dog from Texas has been reunited with its owner after being found 800 miles away in Georgia. Local news media report that the five-pound Chihuahua named Coco was reunited Friday evening with his owner Amanda Benton, who traveled from Arlington,... more »
  • Kristin Cavallaris Missing Brother, Michael, Found Dead

    December 10, 2015 5:29 PM

    Reality TV personality Kristin Cavallari says her heart is in a million pieces after her missing brother's body was found Thursday in southern Utah. Kristin Cavallari posted a picture on her Instagram account of her and her brother Michael Cavallari when they were small children. She says her brother... more »
  • Police: 2 babies found dead had autopsies performed

    November 15, 2015 2:04 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Police say a medical examiner said that autopsies had previously been performed on two babies whose bodies were found next to a Philadelphia used car lot. Homicide detectives are investigating what happened to the baby boy and girl who were found in the Kensington neighborhood just before 10:30... more »
  • Louisiana prison escapee found in Florida

    September 13, 2015 11:58 AM

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - Authorities have captured an inmate who escaped from Louisiana after a two-day manhunt that ended in the Florida Panhandle. A Bay County deputy saw Christopher Dale Stringer walking through the dunes near the beach along the Bay and Walton County line Saturday night. Authorities said... more »
  • Dog found 42 days after going missing in Yellowstone

    September 5, 2015 1:47 PM

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. - Yellowstone National Park is known for its wildlife, including bears and wolves. But for six weeks, one animal that roamed the park didn't belong. An Australian shepherd named Jade was found in the Canyon area by her owner Friday, 42 days after she went missing.... more »
  • Suspect accused of killing Houston deputy to be charged with capitol murder

    August 29, 2015 5:54 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors in Texas are charging a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman identified the man as Shannon J.... more »
  • Car with body found inside tied to missing person's case

    July 22, 2015 6:45 PM

    BAKER - A car where a woman's body was found Wednesday afternoon has been tied to a missing person's case, police said late Wednesday. The discovery was made in the parking lot of the town Walmart around 4 p.m. Police initially said they did not suspect foul play. ... more »
  • Body found in Livingston Parish

    July 20, 2015 4:38 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Sheriff's deputies said they've investigating how a man wound up dead on some property in Livingston Parish. Sheriff Jason Ard said the man's body was found Sunday in an area off La. Highway 63 south of Livingston. Ard said the body was found by a hunter who... more »
  • Identity of body found on Waverly Dr. still unknown

    June 16, 2015 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office has yet to scientifically a body found in a "badly decomposed" state Tuesday morning. EBR Parish Coroner Beau Clark said they work their way backward from the time of the homicide to determine the cause of death, so nothing... more »
  • State police: Body found on I-10 in Metairie

    June 10, 2015 10:02 AM

    METAIRIE- State police are investigating the discovery of a body on Interstate 10 near the Veteran Boulevard exit in Metairie. Trooper Melissa Matey said there was no information available about the victim's identity or what caused the death. Matey says authorities began getting calls around 5 a.m. Wednesday of a... more »
  • Body of missing 16-year-old swimmer found in Grand Isle

    May 26, 2015 5:10 AM

    GRAND ISLE- The body of a 16-year-old boy was recovered in Grand Isle after he went missing Sunday afternoon while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico. Grand Isle Police Chief Euris Dubois says the body was recovered about 2:30 p.m., about 15 minutes after he was reported missing to the... more »
  • Missing man found dead on his birthday

    April 8, 2015 12:31 PM

    BAKER - Police said a body found in a Baker creek Wednesday morning was identified as a man reported missing earlier this week. Chief Mike Knaps said the they notified the family of Quentin Jones that he had been found dead off Morvant Road. Knaps said Jones, who... more »
  • Body found along Livingston Parish road

    April 2, 2015 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating a body which was found along a Livingston Parish road Thursday morning. The sheriff's office said the body of a man was found mid-morning along Highway 16 in the parish. Deputies said it's not immediately clear how the man died.... more »
  • Babysitter arrested, charged with kidnapping baby

    March 29, 2015 12:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A missing 5-week-old baby boy has been found with deputies arresting his babysitter early Sunday morning. The St. Bernard Sheriff's Department charged 47-year-old, Sarah Harris with aggravated kidnapping after she disappeared with baby Tristan Cayden Douglas around noon on Friday. Police report the baby's mother said... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Pets Lost and Found Play Video

    March 20, 2015 6:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If your pet has ever gone missing, you know the agony associated with trying to find it. You can now start your search online with an impressive success rate. The Facebook page " Lost Pets of Baton Rouge " was founded by Allison Claudet, her daughter... more »
  • Deputies investigating body found in DPW lot

    February 26, 2015 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's investigators said they don't suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found in an East Baton Rouge Department of Public Works lot. Deputies said the man's body was found around 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the North Maintenance Lot on Highway... more »
  • 'Flessie' flamingo found fine

    February 17, 2015 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Organizers of the Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade said an iconic flamingo statue nicknamed "Flessie" has been found safe and sound. Joshua Ramirez, who restored the flamingo head, said a group of people called to let them know they'd picked it up over the weekend and... more »
  • Missing hunter found alive, receives 'happy' meal

    January 27, 2015 6:26 PM

    PEARL RIVER - A man who went missing for several days following a hunting trip to the Honey Island Swamp area has been found alive in the woods, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. 42-year-old Robert "Rob" Varnado, of Mississippi, had last been seen Thursday in the... more »
  • Newborn found dead in recycling center trash

    January 16, 2015 3:54 PM

    ROSEVILLE, MI - Authorities say the body of a newborn boy found in a suburban Detroit recycling center is not that of a baby missing 85 miles away. Police in Roseville and Meridian Township said Friday that DNA tests show no link between their cases. Authorities this week said that... more »
  • Bodies retrieved from Indonesian waters

    December 30, 2014 4:11 AM

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia - Six bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters have painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people aboard and was lost to searchers for more than two days. The bodies were found about 100 miles from... more »
  • California Burger King employee finds $100,000

    November 27, 2014 2:43 PM

    SAN JOSE, CA - An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it. He spotted the blue backpack left in his San Jose eatery early Wednesday. He said when... more »
  • Two bodies removed from Lake Pontchartrain

    November 19, 2014 9:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials have removed two bodies from Lake Pontchartrain, both of them roughly about a mile from the runway at the lakefront airport Wednesday. The first body was reported found about 9 a.m. The discovery of the body was followed shortly by the report of a... more »
  • Body found in New Orleans canal

    November 6, 2014 3:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man drinking with friends on a sailboat was found dead floating in the industrial canal near SeaBrook Marine. Port of New Orleans spokesman Matt Gresham says the group of friends woke Wednesday morning to find the man missing. He says they searched the harbor area and... more »
  • FACES Lab to analyze remains found in Belle Chasse

    October 21, 2014 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services Laboratory will analyze skeletal remains found on Monday morning inside of an abandoned Belle Chasse home. Sheriff's deputies in Plaquemines Parish said the complete skeletal remains including human skull were found by a laborer who was cleaning the... more »
  • Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

    October 19, 2014 5:15 PM

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Authorities investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student are searching a rural area where human remains were discovered. Investigators also interviewed residents in the area Sunday, and forensic teams combed the sides of a road for several miles past the site. It was not immediately... more »
  • Realtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty

    September 30, 2014 7:16 AM

    LITTLE ROCK, AR - Authorities say a man accused in the death of an Arkansas real estate agent set up an appointment to view a vacant home before abducting and killing her. Police found the body of 49-year-old Beverly Carter early Tuesday, five days after she was reported missing. Arron... more »
  • Prosecutor: 3 babies' bodies found in filthy house Play Video

    September 12, 2014 2:06 AM

    BLACKSTONE, MA - Police have arrested and charged a woman in connection with the living conditions at the Massachusetts home where the bodies of three infants were found. Prosecutors say 31-year-old Erika Murray will be arraigned Friday on charges including intimidation of a witness on Friday. Blackstone Police Department spokesman... more »
  • Bodies found in water off South Florida coast Play Video

    August 25, 2014 7:44 AM

    HOLLYWOOD, FL - Officials are still trying to determine the identities of four men whose bodies were found floating off the South Florida coastline. The bodies were discovered Sunday off Hollywood Beach. The remains were taken to the Broward County medical examiner's office and the Broward Sheriff's Office has joined... more »
  • Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

    July 24, 2014 6:06 PM

    OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso - A Burkina Faso official says the wreckage of the Air Algerie plane that went missing has been found in Mali. Gen. Gilbert Diendere says the wreckage was located about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the border of Burkina Faso near the village of Boulikessi in Mali.... more »
  • Human remains found in St. Francisville

    July 7, 2014 9:25 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - According to the West Feliciana Parish, skeletal remains were discovered Sunday afternoon near the Old Ferry Landing St. Francisville. Deputies say a worker was bush-hogging property north of the landing and discovered the bones. Investigators collected evidence from the scene and are trying to put... more »
  • Woman found dead Monday night near Lafayette road

    July 1, 2014 11:03 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Sheriff's deputies say the body of a 19-year-old woman was found Monday night lying near Gazette Road in Lafayette. Capt. Craig Stansbury of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. He says the victim's identity is being withheld pending notification of... more »
  • Shot, burned body found in New Orleans

    July 1, 2014 3:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Construction workers in eastern New Orleans have found the body of a woman who had been shot and burned. The body was found in shrubbery alongside Michoud Boulevard about 4 p.m. Monday. Police said that workers who came across the body were excavating the land nearby. The... more »
  • Missing boy found in family's basement

    June 26, 2014 7:33 AM

    DETROIT, MI - The search for a missing 12-year-old in Detroit is over, but there is now confusion about where the boy was found. The eleven day search ended when police found him in the basement of his home. It was the fourth time authorities swept the home since... more »
  • 2 bodies found in Gulf of Mexico crash search area

    June 12, 2014 2:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Coast Guard says a dive team has found two bodies in the area being searched for a helicopter that sank Wednesday. However, Petty Officer Bill Colclough said Thursday he does not know if the bodies are those of the two people who were in the helicopter. Officials... more »
  • Impasse in rescue of girls abducted by extremists

    May 27, 2014 6:15 AM

    ABUJA, Nigeria - There is apparent disagreement between Nigeria's military chiefs and its president over how to rescue nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists, with the military saying use of force could get the hostages killed and the president ruling out demands for a prisoner exchange. Defense chief Air... more »
  • Students find 40-grand in couch

    May 15, 2014 5:57 AM

    NEW YORK - Some college roommates in New York picked up a couch for just $20.00 at the Salvation Army, and the three teens got plenty of bang for their buck. The couch was lumpy, so they decided to look inside the cushions to see why. Inside the couch,... more »
  • Woman finds 12 ft. snake in bathroom

    May 14, 2014 10:23 AM

    COLLEGE STATION, TX - A Texas woman was shocked when she returned home to find a 12-foot-long python in her bathroom. She immediately called 911, and police showed up to take it away with a garbage bag. When they realized how big the snake was, they called for back-up... more »
  • Body found in South Korean ferry as weather eases

    May 13, 2014 3:51 AM

    SEOUL, South Korea - Another body trapped in a sunken South Korean ferry has been retrieved as the search for missing passengers resumed after a three-day break because of strong winds and waves. Officials have found 276 bodies, and 28 passengers remain missing. Improved weather allowed the search to resume... more »
  • Gun found in elementary classroom

    May 5, 2014 2:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities in Baton Rouge are investigating a gun found in a classroom of Westdale Heights Elementary on Monday afternoon. Police say the unloaded .25 caliber handgun was found on the classroom floor. All the students in the class were searched and questioned. No word yet... more »
  • Police identify woman found in park Play Video

    April 14, 2014 6:58 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found early Sunday in a drainage ditch in Girard Park. Cpl. Paul Mouton says the death is suspicious, but detectives have not ruled out foul play in the death of the Alexandria Shelton.... more »
  • UPDATE: Identity released of man killed, dumped in canal

    April 8, 2014 9:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a murder after the body of a 38-year-old man was found shot to death early Tuesday morning. The body of Alexander Scott was found by neighborhood residents around 7:30am in a canal behind houses in the 4300 block of Jefferson Ave.... more »
  • Body found in Red River identified

    April 3, 2014 11:48 AM

    BENTON - A body found in the Red River has been identified as a man who's been missing more than a week. 22 year-old Glen Bowens was reported missing on March 24. The body was found Tuesday night about a mile south of Red River South Marina on U.S.... more »
  • BRPD: Good Samaritans locate missing 10-year-old

    March 26, 2014 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a pair of good Samaritans found a 10-year-old girl who went missing in Baton Rouge and returned her safely to her family Wednesday. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the pair found Eriel Cottrell walking on South Choctaw Tuesday night and took her to their home.... more »
  • Deputy, pastor drowns while fishing

    January 17, 2014 3:28 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies said a man who served as a local pastor and part-time deputy with the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office drowned while fishing Friday afternoon. Lt. Col. Archer Lee said that search crews found the body of Earnis James in a lake near the Rosemound... more »
  • East Feliciana man found

    November 5, 2013 10:33 PM

    UPDATE: John Strader has been found and is in good health according to the East Feliciana Sheriff's Department. Deputies said he was at a friend's house in Livingston Parish. ETHEL - Sheriff's deputies in East Feliciana Parish asked for the public's help finding a man reported missing this weekend.... more »
  • 3 bodies of missing family members found

    November 5, 2013 2:33 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The bodies of three people believed to be members of a missing Mississippi family have been found in Copiah County south of Jackson. Coroner Ellis Stewart says the bodies were found in an abandoned house off, about a mile from where the family's vehicle was found Saturday.... more »
  • Divers find body of missing platform worker

    October 29, 2013 9:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Divers have found the body of a missing oil platform worker at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, near the platform that sits in 100 feet of water about 55 miles offshore. The body, recovered Tuesday, is believed to be that of 38-year-old Peter Voces, a... more »
  • Two bodies found in Baton Rouge Motel

    October 6, 2013 7:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two people were found dead this afternoon at a motel in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police found a white male and a white female, dead inside of a room at 9901 Gwenadale Drive around 1:47pm. Right now, there are no signs of foul play. The case... more »
  • Missing lotto tickets found all over Baton Rouge street Play Video

    September 24, 2013 9:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men almost struck it rich Tuesday morning when they found thousands of dollars worth of scratch off lottery tickets scattered in the road. Mike Haviland and his coworker were driving on Industriplex Blvd. when they noticed stacks of unscratched $10 tickets everywhere. "There's that... more »
  • Police identify murder victim found in vacant home

    September 12, 2013 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man they said was found murdered earlier today in a vacant home in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Shawn Hartley, 31, was found dead in a home on Wenonah Street around 12:40 p.m. He said an anonymous caller phoned in the tip,... more »
  • 3-year-old dies after being found in hot vehicle

    September 7, 2013 3:14 PM

    HATTIESBURG - The Forrest County sheriff is investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who was found in a hot vehicle. Coroner Butch Benedict tells the Hattiesburg American that Cameron Shaw likely overheated in the vehicle parked at a home by U.S. Highway 49 near the Stone County and Forrest... more »
  • Body found in East Baton Rouge neighborhood

    September 5, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating what happened to a person found dead this morning in East Baton Rouge Parish. The victim's body was found out on Stanley Aubin Lane near Cedarcrest around 6 a.m. Investigators did not immediately call it a murder, saying they still... more »
  • Firefighters find body inside burned mobile home

    September 2, 2013 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said they found a man's body inside a mobile home which burned overnight in Baton Rouge. Robert Combs with BRFD said investigators were leaving a suspected meth lab fire when they spotted the burning mobile home on North 22nd Street. He said firefighters found... more »
  • Missing LSU student mourned after deadly wreck

    September 2, 2013 10:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Family and friends gathered today to lay Chris Broussard to rest after the LSU student was reported missing last week, then found in his overturned pickup south of Baton Rouge. Funeral services start at 11:30 a.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Baton Rouge with burial... more »
  • Missing 8-year-old boy found

    August 25, 2013 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies found a missing boy early Sunday morning. Parents contacted the Sheriff's office at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday night reporting that their son, Jabari Dowie, had left their home, says East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks. Hicks says... more »
  • Coroner: Man found along I-10 died from beating

    August 20, 2013 11:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man whose body was found on Saturday by the side of Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans was beaten to death. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office tells The Times-Picayune the death has now been classified as a homicide. John Gagliano, chief investigator for the coroner's office,... more »
  • Sheriff: Missing swimmer's body found

    August 7, 2013 3:35 PM

    FRANKLINTON - The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office says the body of 22-year-old Melanie Borja has been found. Borja, of Picayune, Miss., went missing on the Bogue Chitto River near Franklinton on Sunday. The sheriff's office tells WDSU-TV that Borja's body was found at about 1 p.m. Wednesday near the area... more »
  • Witnesses talk about search for missing tubers on river Play Video

    July 5, 2013 11:56 AM

    HOLDEN - Three people missing overnight after tubing on the Tickfaw River were found early Friday morning. Two men, 27 and 21, and one woman, 18, were found around 7 a.m. after spending the night on a sandbar close to the Courtney Bridge area. They were separated from... more »

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