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  • 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 »
  • Man arrested for desertion after child's disappearance Play Video

    June 28, 2013 10:41 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a Gonzales man after they said he passed out while watching a young child, then reported her missing when he woke up and found she wasn't there. Officers charged John Peppers Jr., 24, of Gonzales with child desertion after the 6-year-old girl was found at... more »
  • Missing red panda from National Zoo found in DC

    June 24, 2013 2:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - Animal keepers from the National Zoo have captured a red panda in a Washington neighborhood after it went missing from its enclosure at the zoo. National Zoo spokeswoman Pamela Baker-Masson says the male named Rusty was captured Monday afternoon in a bush in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. The... more »
  • Missing man found dead off Grand Isle beach

    June 11, 2013 3:35 PM

    LABADIEVILLE - Authorities in Assumption Parish said they found a man reported missing Monday dead just off a beach in Grand Isle. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said relatives of Michael Blanchard, 51, of Labadieville reported him missing when he didn't show up to work Monday morning. Detectives pinged his cell... more »
  • Body is missing teacher, drowning cause of death

    June 10, 2013 3:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Orleans Parish coroner's office says the body found inside a car pulled from a New Orleans bayou this weekend has been identified as missing teacher Terrilynn Monette, and that the cause of her death was drowning. Coroner's investigator John Gagliano said Monday that dental records were... more »
  • Four arrested in connection with church burglary

    June 10, 2013 2:52 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested four men they said stole a safe from the the Walker Baptist Church last month. Walker Police arrested Matthew LeRoy, 19, Justin Kent Slinker, 18, Christopher Allen Parker, 19, all of Walker on June 6. They also arrested Tarence Fisher, 20, of Walker on June... more »
  • Priest, on leave pending investigation, found dead

    June 10, 2013 1:37 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - A body found last week at an Alexandria motel has been identified as a 48-year-old priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alexandria. Alexandria police said there was no sign of foul play in the death of Jamie Medina-Cruz. The body was found at the Value Place Motel... more »
  • Body found in river is abducted Iowa teen's

    June 9, 2013 4:17 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa authorities have identified a body found in a river as that of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted with another girl after getting off a school bus last month. Officials said Sunday that an autopsy confirms the body found Friday night in the Des Moines... more »
  • Grandmother was planning to take daughter, child before killing

    June 3, 2013 11:45 PM

    HAMMOND- Neighbors said a grandmother was on her way to pick-up her grandchild and daughter when the daughter was shot and killed in a murder-suicide Monday morning. Brandon Colona, 27, shot and killed his girlfriend, Theresa Doby,22, before turning the gun on himself. Deputies found the couple's five-month-old baby... more »
  • Names of deceased in murder-suicide released Play Video

    June 3, 2013 2:49 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish released the names of two people found dead in an apparent murder-suicide. Deputies said Brandon Colona, 26, shot and killed his girlfriend, 21-year-old Theresa Doby, before turning the gun on himself. Deputies said they were called to the residence on Brittani... more »
  • Body pulled from lake is that of missing swimmer

    May 31, 2013 3:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A two-day search for a 21-year-old man who went missing in Lake Pontchartrain as he tried to save another swimmer in distress has ended. The Times-Picayune reports Keswany Chavez's body was spotted floating in the water about 10:40 a.m. Thursday. An autopsy will be conducted Friday to... more »
  • Disney World patron finds gun on ride

    May 29, 2013 4:01 PM

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - A Walt Disney World patron on a ride with her grandson found a loaded gun on her seat. Officials said Wednesday that the woman found the automatic gun on the Dinosaur ride at Animal Kingdom. The woman gave the loaded gun to a park attendant... more »
  • Bomb found in the back of a truck

    May 12, 2013 1:22 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE - A device found in the back of a truck on Plantation Avenue in West Baton Rouge Saturday night was a bomb. The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to a truck behind Minnow's Truck Stop, off of Highway 415, around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The... more »
  • Missing women found, brothers arrested

    May 6, 2013 11:00 PM

    CLEVELAND - Cleveland's police chief says he thinks three women who went missing separately a decade ago were tied up in the house where they were found and had been there since they disappeared. Police say three brothers have been arrested and one is from the home. They say the... more »
  • APSO: Missing girl found, returned to family

    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 »
  • FBI: No ricin found in home of Mississippi suspect

    April 22, 2013 2:16 PM

    OXFORD, Miss.- Investigators say they haven't found any ricin in the house of a Mississippi man accused of mailing poisoned letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a local judge. A search of Paul Kevin Curtis' house in Corinth, Miss., did not turn up ricin or ingredients for... more »
  • Police find SUV believed linked to Boston suspect

    April 19, 2013 10:41 AM

    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Connecticut State Police say a vehicle believed to be linked to a wanted Boston Marathon bombing suspect has been recovered. Police said in a news release Friday that a gray Honda CRV with Massachusetts plates was found in Boston. Authorities had said earlier that the vehicle... more »
  • Student arrested after gun found in Baton Rouge school

    April 15, 2013 2:05 PM

    Baton Rouge- A 15 year-old eighth-grade student at Glen Oaks High School in Baton Rouge is under arrest, after a loaded .22 revolver was found in his sock. Deputies say the school Drug Task Force was alerted after a teacher saw the student put something in his sock. ... more »
  • Dock worker's body found after cruise ship incident

    April 12, 2013 4:02 PM

    MOBILE, Ala. - The body of a missing Mobile shipyard worker has been pulled from the Mobile Bay. Authorities say the body of 64-year-old John R. Johnson was recovered Friday morning near the area where he was last seen. U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Michael Clausen says authorities found Johnson's... more »
  • Orleans Parish Prison escapee found in Baton Rouge

    March 11, 2013 10:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish prisoner who escaped Friday from one of the jail's temporary housing centers was captured within 48 hours. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office tells The Times-Picayune 40-year-old Mitchell Manning was found in a Baton Rouge hotel around 10:50 a.m. Sunday. He was arrested without incident.... more »
  • Teen booked in jail, accused of holding gun to classmate's face

    March 5, 2013 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies released the booking photo of a 17-year-old charged with holding-up an unloaded .38 caliber handgun to a classmate's face Tuesday. Jesus Morejon and an unidentified 16-year-old were arrested after the incident at Tara High School. Deputies said the 16-year-old bought the gun illegally off the... more »
  • Witness: student held gun to classmate's face

    March 5, 2013 2:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two students were arrested at a high school Tuesday, accused of having a gun and pointing it at other students. The two tenth graders were arrested at Tara High. Agents from a special school task force said one of the students had the .38 caliber handgun in... more »
  • Missing firefighter found in Belle River

    February 21, 2013 3:22 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - Searchers found the body of a Baton Rouge firefighter today after he disappeared into the Belle River more than three weeks ago. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said Jacob Lewis, 28, was found more than a mile from where he disappeared into the river while docking... more »
  • Missing boaters found alive after 13 hour search

    February 7, 2013 10:09 AM

    LAFITTE - Search and rescue crews found two boaters alive this morning after a 13-hour search near Lafitte. A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries seaplane found the overdue boaters waving down the plane. Their boat was tied up to a camp. The rescue boat was able to... more »
  • Phoenix police: Body found that matches shooter

    January 31, 2013 10:29 AM

    PHOENIX - Phoenix police say they've found a body that matches the description of the man wanted for an office shooting that killed a man and critically wounded another. Authorities say the vehicle that 70-year-old Arthur Douglas Harmon was likely driving was found Thursday in a Mesa parking lot. Police... more »
  • Police find car, bodies of 3 missing since Jan 7

    January 30, 2013 3:35 PM

    TALLULAH - Louisiana State Police say the bodies of two men and a woman missing since Jan. 7 have been found in the Tensas River west of Tallulah. Police spokeswoman Julie Lewis says 49-year-old Brady Brown and 52-year-old Ella Williams, both of Beaumont, Texas, and Brown's 68-year-old uncle, Eddie Cobb... more »
  • Investigators searching for clues in recovered car

    January 23, 2013 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they are still investigating a car they believe was used in a pharmacy robbery which turned into a hostage standoff and deadly police shooting this week. Col. Richey Johnson said authorities sent the car believed to have been the getaway vehicle in Monday night's... more »
  • Arrest made after gun found at BR middle school

    January 14, 2013 1:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 13-year-old Capitol Middle School student is under arrest after school officials said they found a loaded pistol in their bookbag. School officials found a loaded .380 caliber handgun in the booksack of the sixth-grade student, while getting in the middle of an argument between two... more »
  • Second dead horse found this week Play Video

    January 9, 2013 4:37 PM

    BAKER - East Baton Rouge Animal Control is investigating the second horse found dumped since Monday in the parish. The horse was found on Heck Young Road in Baker on Tuesday. The day before, Metro Airport police found a dead horse on their property off Blount Road near Plank... more »
  • Students arrested after loaded gun found at school

    December 18, 2012 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies on the School Drug Task Force arrested two East Baton Rouge students today after a gun was found in a garbage can outside Park Forest Middle School. Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks with the EBR Sheriff's Office said the two 8th grade students, ages 13 and... more »
  • Man booked in robbery, shooting death

    December 12, 2012 11:04 AM

    BELLE ROSE- Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says detectives have arrested a 28-year-old Napoleonville man accused of shooting and killing a Thibodaux man last week during an armed robbery in Belle Rose. Waguespack said in a news release received by The Advocate Harrison Truehill was booked Tuesday night with second-degree... more »
  • Deputies find woman in submerged car

    December 10, 2012 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies retrieved a woman's body from a vehicle which drove off into a canal near the Mall of Louisiana this afternoon. The sheriff's office released that information shortly before 6 p.m., four-and-a-half hours after the car reportedly drove off a frontage road and into the canal.... more »
  • Body identified as missing oil platform worker

    November 28, 2012 4:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A body found Monday in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle has been identified as a Filipino worker missing since a Nov. 16 oil platform fire. Lafourche Parish Coroner Dr. John King says the body is 28-year-old Jerome Malagapo. Malagapo had been working for Grand Isle... more »
  • Officials trying to identify body pulled from Gulf

    November 27, 2012 5:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Jefferson Parish coroner's office is trying to determine whether the decomposed body of a man recovered from the Gulf of Mexico is a worker missing since a fire erupted on an offshore oil platform on Nov. 16. The Coast Guard says the body was spotted Monday... more »
  • Stolen statue of Jesus found near nightclub

    November 23, 2012 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The owner of a 60-year-old marble statue of Jesus said it was found near a Baton Rouge nightclub early Thanksgiving morning. Shelly Roy with Roselawn Monuments said police informed him the statue had been found near the business on Highland Road around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. ... more »
  • Man found dead inside car in NO neighborhood

    November 22, 2012 2:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man, whose body was found in the driver's seat of a car. Police say the victim, whose name has not been released, was discovered just before 9 a.m. Thursday. Authorities say he had been shot... more »
  • BRPD: No positive ID on body found in trunk

    November 1, 2012 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said they haven't been able to determine the identity or cause of death for a body found in an abandoned car this afternoon. The car was found parked this morning in the lot of a beauty salon at Evangeline and Beechwood Drive.... more »
  • Coast Guard finds 1 missing crew member of ship

    October 29, 2012 5:23 PM

    ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - The Coast Guard says it has found one of the missing crew members of a tall ship that went down off the North Carolina coast, but she is unresponsive. Lt. Mike Patterson said crews are taking 42-year-old Claudene Christian to the hospital. The Coast Guard is... more »
  • Hunters find human skull in woods

    October 29, 2012 11:41 AM

    ST. AMANT - Sheriff's deputies confirmed today they're investigating a skull found in Ascension Parish this weekend. Major Kevin Hanna said two men found the skull, which appeared to be human, while they were hunting near Hwy. 429 and 22 east of St. Amant. Hanna said deputies are... more »
  • NOAA: Dolphin found in La. was shot to death

    September 25, 2012 2:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The federal government says somebody shot and killed a bottlenose dolphin found dead over the weekend on Elmer's Island - and there's a reward for information about whoever did it. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society is offering a $1,500 reward... more »
  • Deputies: Shooting victims found in Plaquemine

    September 24, 2012 8:41 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Deputies said two bodies found in a vehicle that crashed into a Plaquemine sugarcane field this morning were the victims of a shooting. According the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department, two men's bodies were found around 6:30 a.m. on Highway 1 south of St. Louis Rd. They... more »

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