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  • Donaldsonville councilman dies at age 68

    May 23, 2016 6:30 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Donaldsonville Councilman Emile Spano unexpectedly passed away this weekend. According to the city’s website , Spano passed on Sunday, May 22 at the age of 68. He was serving as the District 5 Councilman for the city. He was a native of Donaldsonville and retired from the Ascension Parish... more »
  • Family, friends remember John Mahaffey Play Video

    April 30, 2016 11:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – For twenty years, John Mahaffey was the face of WBRZ News. That million-dollar smile, iconic voice, often mocked but never duplicated. Remembered as the duke by his colleagues and remembered as dad by his loving daughters. “I was so lucky to have him as my father.... more »
  • Funeral services to be held for two kids killed in bizarre Livingston crash

    April 20, 2016 8:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Funeral services for two children killed in a car crash in Livingston Parish, will be held on Wednesday morning. 4-year-old Samuel Shropshire and 6-year-old Khaiden Ramsey died in the crash on LA 447 south of I-12 on Sunday. It happened when one driver lost his... more »
  • Nancy Reagan's final journey complete

    March 9, 2016 2:32 PM

    SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - A motorcade carrying former first lady Nancy Reagan's casket has reached the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. Hundreds of people watched Wednesday along the road leading to the library in hill country northwest of Los Angeles. The public will be allowed... more »
  • Funeral arrangements set for Rep. Ronnie Edwards

    February 27, 2016 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Funeral service arrangements have been set for Louisiana Representative Ronnie Edwards who died Wednesday. The viewing will take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on March 4 at the Living Faith Christian Center at 6375 Winbourne Ave. in Baton Rouge. The funeral service will... more »
  • Mourners pay respects to late Justice Scalia

    February 19, 2016 2:25 PM

    WASHINGTON - Two federal judges who have been discussed as possible replacements for Justice Antonin Scalia are among those paying their respects to the late jurist on Friday. Judges Sri Srinivasan and Patricia Millett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit paused briefly before... more »
  • Private funeral being planned for David Bowie

    January 14, 2016 1:06 PM

    NEW YORK - David Bowie's family said they are planning a private funeral for the late icon. His family posted a noted titled "Thank you" on Bowie's websites as well as his social media pages on Thursday. "The family of David Bowie is currently making arrangements for a private ceremony... more »
  • Family, fans gather for Allen Toussaint funeral, tribute

    November 20, 2015 12:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - It was a rousing final tribute to New Orleans-born musician Allen Toussaint: Trombone Shorty joined the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in a spirited, up-tempo version of "I'll Fly Away" to close out a series of performances and eulogies at the historic Orpheum theater in New Orleans. Toussaint... more »
  • Funeral Monday for 6-year-old killed in Louisiana shooting

    November 8, 2015 4:22 PM

    HATTIESBURG - Family and friends are set to say goodbye to a 6-year-old autistic child who was killed during a police pursuit in Louisiana that left his father seriously wounded. Funeral services for Jeremy Mardis are scheduled Monday afternoon at Moore Funeral Chapel at Moore Funeral Services in Hattiesburg, followed... more »
  • Funeral held for Louisiana celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme

    October 12, 2015 8:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Hundreds of mourners have paid respects to the man who brought Louisiana's rural Cajun cooking to the forefront of American cuisine and kept it there for decades. Chefs in white coats escorted the casket of celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme (proo-DOHM') into St. Louis Cathedral on Monday. Dark-suited... more »
  • Funeral arrangements set for Paul Prudhomme

    October 10, 2015 12:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Visitation and funeral arrangements for chef Paul Prudhomme have been scheduled. Visitation is scheduled between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Sunday at Jacob Schoen (SHANE) & Son Funeral Home in New Orleans. Visitation will also be held Monday at 9 a.m. at St. Louis Cathedral in... more »
  • Plaquemine mayor's funeral service set for Wednesday

    September 16, 2015 9:24 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - People are getting ready to pay their final respects to the late Plaquemine Mayor Tony Gulotta. His body arrived Tuesday afternoon to lie in state at city hall. Groups of mourners stopped by to pay their final respects to the longest-serving mayor in the city's history. Gulotta was... more »
  • Body of Plaquemine mayor brought to lie in state

    September 15, 2015 5:14 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The body of late Plaquemine mayor Tony Gulotta arrived Tuesday afternoon to lie in state at city hall. The casket was greeted by an honor guard and groups of mourners who stood by the pay their respects to the longest-serving mayor of Plaquemine. Gulotta's visitation at... more »
  • Funeral arrangements set for Plaquemine Mayor

    September 13, 2015 7:31 PM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. - The funeral arrangements have been set for Plaquemine Mayor Tony Gulotta, who died on Friday. The body will lie in honor at Plaquemine City Hall for public visitation on Tuesday, September 15, from 4 until 8 p.m. Visitation will also be held at St. John the... more »
  • Funeral arrangements released for murdered officer

    August 28, 2015 4:32 PM

    SUNSET - The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office released funeral arrangements for a Sunset Police officer who investigators said was murdered during a man's violent rampage this week. Captain Clay Higgins said Officer Henry Nelson would be laid to rest Sept. 5 at Zion Traveler's Church in Sunset. Viewing... more »
  • Funeral for fallen trooper moved to larger venue

    August 26, 2015 7:15 PM

    CALCASIEU PARISH - Louisiana State Police say there was been a change of venue for Trooper Steven Vincent Friday funeral service due to the amount of people expected to attend the service. According to LSP, the service will remain on Friday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., but will... more »
  • Guns and money not part of Mafia send off

    August 24, 2015 9:02 PM

    ROME- Police say they were aware of plans for a flashy funeral for a reputed mafia Don, but they didn't expect this. Last week's procession for Vittorio Casamonica was considered outrageous and embarrassed leaders in Rome. The funeral included a gilded horse-drawn carriage and the theme from the "Godfather"... more »
  • Gatherings in Julian Bond's honor as family scatters ashes

    August 19, 2015 11:10 AM

    ATLANTA - Relatives of civil rights leader Julian Bond are inviting people who wish to honor him to spread flower petals in water at 2 p.m. CDT on Saturday. That's when Bond's relatives plan to honor his wishes by spreading his ashes in the Gulf of Mexico in a private... more »
  • Funeral services held Monday for area legislator Play Video

    August 10, 2015 7:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Grief-stricken family members clung to one another Monday as Rep. Alfred Williams' casket was wheeled out of a North Baton church. About 500 people attended the service, including state lawmakers and city-parish officials. Williams, 64, died of complications from knee surgery last week. He was a... more »
  • Hundreds turn out for slain officer's funeral Play Video

    August 10, 2015 8:50 AM

    GONZALES - Hundreds of people lined Airline Highway in Gonzales Monday to pay their respects to 29-year-old Thomas LaValley, a Shreveport police officer killed recently in the line of duty who is being laid to rest in St. Amant. LaValley was shot and killed last week while responding to... more »
  • Funeral set for Monday in St. Amant for slain police officer

    August 6, 2015 10:36 PM

    ST. AMANT- Funeral services and burial will happen Sunday and Monday in Ascension Parish for a local man who moved away, became a cop in Shreveport and was murdered on duty Wednesday night. Thomas LaValley , 29, was shot multiple times responding to a suspicious person in a house.... more »
  • Rep. Alfred Williams funeral services set for Monday

    August 6, 2015 4:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The office of the late state Rep. Alfred Williams said his funeral and viewing would take place Monday in Baton Rouge. Sources told News 2 that Williams, a Democrat who represented the 61st District, had been recovering from surgery when he passed late Tuesday night due... more »
  • Funerals begin for Lafayette shooting victims Play Video

    July 27, 2015 9:38 AM

    LAFAYETTE- Funeral services for the two women killed in the Lafayette movie theater shooting will be held on Monday. A night at the movies turned tragic when 59-year-old John Houser opened fire inside the theater, killing two people and injuring nine others before killing himself. Jillian Johnson, 33,... more »
  • ACLU says Jindal executive order misguided

    July 26, 2015 11:45 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Civil liberty advocates warn that Governor Bobby Jindal's executive order to ban protesting at the funerals for two Lafayette movie theater shooting victims may violate the First Amendment. The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana said Sunday Jindal's intentions were honorable, but his order was "misguided." ... more »
  • Jindal issues executive order for Lafayette shooting victim funerals

    July 25, 2015 6:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal has issued an executive order protecting the funerals of the victims of the Lafayette movie theater shooting. The executive order instructs law enforcement to enforce Louisiana law that protects against disturbing the peace at funeral services. This order expires 48 hours after... more »
  • Hundreds say goodbye to slain NOPD Officer

    June 27, 2015 12:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Scores of uniformed police officers were among hundreds filing into a New Orleans church to say goodbye to Daryle Holloway, an officer who was shot to death while on duty last weekend. Saturday's viewing and memorial Mass was being held at St. Maria Goretti Church in eastern... more »
  • Obama delivers eulogy at Charleston shooting funeral

    June 26, 2015 11:54 AM

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - President Barack Obama says the pain over the killings of a church pastor and his eight black parishioners cuts much deeper because they were slain at a church. Obama says church is at the center of African American life. He says it's a "place to call... more »
  • Family members say final goodbyes to 22 month old

    June 13, 2015 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of Angel Green, the toddler who died last week after being left in a hot van by daycare workers, said their final goodbyes Saturday afternoon. " We lost an angel today and we're going to miss her," said Deera Williams, a friend of the... more »
  • Dolores Spikes memorial service set for today

    June 9, 2015 9:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A memorial service for former Southern University system president, Dr. Dolores Spikes, will be held today in Baton Rouge. Spikes was the first woman in the United States to head a university system. She passed away last week. A memorial service will be held tonight at... more »
  • B.B. King funeral to take place Saturday in Mississippi

    May 30, 2015 11:49 AM

    INDIANOLA, Miss. - Blues pioneer B.B. King is being remembered in the Mississippi Delta as a man whose talent was equaled by his generous spirit. King's funeral is Saturday in Indianola - the small town where he first gained attention as a young singer and guitarist who had already been... more »
  • Thousands view B.B. King on eve of Mississippi funeral

    May 29, 2015 11:25 AM

    INDIANOLA, MS - Blues guitarist Buddy Guy says he always intended to tour the B.B. King Museum while its namesake, his longtime friend, was still living. The 78-year-old Guy was among more than 4,000 people who filed past King's open casket at the museum Friday, the eve of the blues... more »
  • Some B.B. King kin to visit body day before public viewing

    May 21, 2015 11:21 AM

    LAS VEGAS - Some B.B. King family members are getting a chance to visit the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home ahead of Friday's public viewing and Saturday memorial. King's daughter, Karen Williams, thinks more than 20 immediate family members will meet Thursday... more »
  • B.B. King to be laid to rest next week in Mississippi Delta

    May 20, 2015 1:22 PM

    JACKSON, MS - The body of blues legend B.B. King will return next week to the Mississippi Delta where his life and career began. In Memphis, Tennessee - where King won the nickname Beale Street Blues Boy - a tribute will be held May 27 before his body is driven... more »
  • Funeral set for second Mississippi officer shot to death

    May 12, 2015 4:10 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Funeral arrangements have been set for the second of two Mississippi officers killed in a traffic stop. A funeral home in McComb says 25-year-old Officer Liquori Tate will be buried Friday after a funeral in Hattiesburg. Officer Benjamin Deen will be buried Thursday in Sumrall after a... more »
  • Local deputy pays respect to fallen NYC officers

    May 10, 2015 9:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A local deputy for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's office has traveled back and forth to New York to show his respect to those killed in the line of duty. Cpl. Benjamin Teekell went to New York twice in the last five months to pay his... more »
  • Joyous funeral marches a highlight of New Orleans festival

    April 30, 2015 6:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Amid the music, food and fanfare of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is a sight some may find surprising: a funeral procession. Fest-goers hold up cameras and iPhones as a brass band leads a procession of mourners holding photographs of their beloved departed and dancers carrying... more »
  • Funeral Friday in Pineville for sailor dead in Mobile storm

    April 29, 2015 11:52 AM

    PINEVILLE - A funeral will be held Friday for Kris Beall, one of at least three sailors who died in a fierce storm that blew up suddenly during a regatta in Mobile Bay. Beall's wife, Amanda Allbritton Beall, says the funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist... more »
  • Governor declares emergency following Baltimore riots

    April 27, 2015 4:26 PM

    BALTIMORE - The governor of Maryland has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard to help with the violence and rioting in Baltimore. Gov. Larry Hogan signed the order Monday night at the request of the city. Cars and at least one store have been set on... more »
  • R&B legend Percy Sledge laid to rest in BR Play Video

    April 21, 2015 4:55 PM

    BAKER - Hundreds of family and friends mourned the loss of R&B legend Percy Sledge, known for the iconic song "When a Man Loves a Woman." As mourners said goodbye to Sledge those closest to him shared stories of the past shedding light on the man behind the music.... more »
  • Mourners gather to honor R&B legend Percy Sledge

    April 21, 2015 11:03 AM

    BAKER - Funeral services are underway for Percy Sledge, the rhythm and blues singer best known for the 1966 hit "When a Man Loves a Woman." Sledge died last week at age 74 after a battle with liver cancer. Tuesday's funeral at Bethany Church in Baker is being billed as... more »
  • Percy Sledge funeral set for today

    April 16, 2015 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Funeral arrangements for soul icon Percy Sledge will take place today. Sledge, who was famous for his song "When A Man Loves A Woman," died last Tuesday. The classic was recorded in 1966. He was 74. Visitation will be this morning from 8:30 to 11:00... more »
  • Guard member remembered as fun, talented pilot Play Video

    March 23, 2015 4:51 PM

    HAMMOND - The first of four Louisiana National Guardsmen killed in a helicopter crash was buried Monday. A service for Chief Warrant Officer 4 George Wayne Griffin Jr. was held in Hammond with burial in Lafayette. Griffin, three other Hammond-based Guardsmen and seven Marines were killed in the Black... more »
  • Funeral for fallen soldier in Hammond today

    March 23, 2015 5:42 AM

    HAMMOND - Family and friends gathered Monday in Hammond to honor one of the National Guardsmen killed in a military helicopter crash two weeks ago. George Wayne Griffin, Jr. served in the military for more than two decades, including two tours in Iraq. His body was greeted by police... more »
  • AG Holder eulogizes slain deputy US marshal Play Video

    March 17, 2015 12:27 PM

    MOSS POINT, MS - A deputy U.S. marshal who died doing what he loved is being remembered for his service. Attorney General Eric Holder delivered the eulogy Tuesday for Josie Wells during a funeral service at Wade Baptist Church in Moss Point. The 27-year-old Wells was killed in a shootout... more »
  • Family, friends gather today to remember fallen U.S. Marshal

    March 17, 2015 8:15 AM

    MOSS POINT, MS - Family and friends will gather Tuesday morning to say goodbye to U.S. Marshal who was killed in the line of duty in Baton Rouge a week ago. Josie Wells was shot and killed at a Baton Rouge motel last week. The man accused of shooting... more »
  • Marshal's body brought home Play Video

    March 11, 2015 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Dozens of law enforcement vehicles escorted a hearse carrying the body of U.S. Deputy Marshal Josie Wells back to his home in Mississippi. The route was dotted with groups of firefighters and civilians displaying American flags and saluting as the procession passed. The groups in the procession... more »
  • Mourners attend private service in honor of UNC's Dean Smith

    February 12, 2015 2:45 PM

    CHAPEL HILL, NC - Family, friends, former players and coaches have gathered to honor the life of retired North Carolina coach Dean Smith. Smith's family had a private church service Thursday for the Hall of Famer, who died Saturday at age 83. The service was held at Chapel Hill's Binkley... more »
  • Thousands to honor fallen officer in Denham Springs Play Video

    January 2, 2015 6:27 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Thousands are expected tomorrow in Denham Springs to recognize officer James Foster who died on duty in a motorcycle crash. Line of duty deaths especially resonate with members of law enforcement. Saturday, brothers and sisters from across the country will ride in the procession and officers... more »
  • Funeral arrangements planned for fallen officer

    December 31, 2014 1:23 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A police department spokesperson announced funeral plans for a Denham Springs officer who died after a crash on his motorcycle this week. James Foster Jr. died Tuesday after he was taken off life support at a local hospital. Police said Foster was responding to a... more »
  • Former state Rep. Alphonse Jackson dead at 87

    December 26, 2014 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former state Rep. Alphonse Jackson, a civil rights activist and charter member of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, has died. Jackson died Tuesday at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge. He was 87. Originally from Shreveport, Jackson had the distinction of being the first black... more »
  • Funeral today for teen killed in crash

    December 15, 2014 5:33 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A community is preparing to gather Monday morning to remember an Ascension Parish teen killed in a crash last week. 15-year-old Claire Carline of Prairieville died in the wreck on LA Highway 74 east of I-10. while on the way to school at Dutchtown High. Her two... more »
  • Hundreds at funeral for woman burned alive

    December 13, 2014 4:41 PM

    BATESVILLE, Miss. - Hundreds of people attended the funeral of a woman set on fire in Mississippi and left to die by the side of the road. The Rev. Eric Greggs noted that Jessica Chambers's, 19, classmates wishes at the packed service on Saturday included "Fly high," a reference to... more »
  • Town says priest brought their church into 21st century Play Video

    December 11, 2014 5:06 PM

    PIERRE PART - A pillar of the Pierre Part community will be remembered this weekend as the man who brought the St. Joseph the Worker Church into the 21st century. Father Clarence Waguespack died after an accident on his bicycle Monday, according to the diocese. They said he fell... more »
  • Plauche buried after dying from stroke Play Video

    October 24, 2014 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man known for taking justice into his own hands by killing the person accused of molesting his son was buried today in Baton Rouge. Gay Plauche died this week after complications from a stroke. In the 80s Plauche shot and killed Jeffery Doucet, who... 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 »
  • Funeral to be held Friday for key Central leader

    August 20, 2014 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Citizens of Central will say their goodbyes Friday to a man who was a devoted community leader. Celebration of life services for former pro tem mayor and City Councilman Ralph Washington will be held on Friday, Aug. 22 at Living Faith Cathedral at 6375 Winbourne Ave.... more »
  • Funeral set for driver hit by Tony Stewart's car

    August 14, 2014 2:09 AM

    TURIN, N.Y. - Funeral services for the 20-year-old driver who died after being struck by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart's car are being held at a central New York high school as racing fans debate who's responsible for the accident and his family blames Stewart. Kevin Ward Jr.'s funeral is set... more »
  • Funeral Saturday for 103-year-old jazz trumpeter

    August 2, 2014 10:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans is saying good-bye to jazzman Lionel Ferbos with a jazz funeral, including a traditional second-line parade. The 103-year-old trumpeter died July 19. He had been the city's oldest active jazz musician, playing gigs after his hundredth birthday. His funeral Saturday morning comes as the Satchmo... more »
  • Funeral procession nailed with red light tickets Play Video

    July 25, 2014 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A funeral procession driving with a police escort to a cemetery was hit with multiple red light tickets when the procession was ushered through an intersection at Coursey and Cedarcrest. "We had two police escorts on motorcycles, we all had our flashers on and we were in... more »
  • Talaija Dorsey laid to rest in St. James Play Video

    July 12, 2014 5:14 PM

    ST. JAMES - A church packed full of grieving friends and family mourned the loss of 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey. "It's heartbreaking that we have to do this. I wish that we didn't have to," said Keantrya Franklin. Funeral services were held at Mount Cavalry Baptist Church Saturday. More... more »
  • Slain deputy receives high honor at funeral

    June 27, 2014 12:28 PM

    ABBEVILLE - Officials said a fallen Vermillion Parish sheriff's deputy will be honored with a special flag during his funeral Friday. The sheriff's office said the U. S. Honor Flag, which flew during 9/11 recovery efforts in New York, will be displayed at Deputy Allen Bares Jr.'s funeral Friday... more »
  • Former lawmaker Melvin Irvin Jr dies

    June 10, 2014 5:14 PM

    GONZALES - Former state Rep. Melvin Irvin Jr. has died. Family friend Tanzie Jones said Tuesday that Irvin, who's also a former president of the Ascension Parish School Board, died Saturday of cancer. He was 72. Irvin was elected in 1983 to the Louisiana House of Representatives, serving... more »
  • Final funerals held for murdered teens Play Video

    April 5, 2014 10:42 PM

    BAKER- The last of three teenagers murdered last week were buried Saturday. Funerals for Diontrey Claiborne, 18, and Kendal Dorsey, 15, were heavily attended a day after another shooting victim, 15-year-old Marcell Franklin, was laid to rest. "No mother should have to bury their child. That's one of... more »
  • Families of Baker shooting victims say goodbye Play Video

    April 4, 2014 3:59 PM

    BAKER - Family members of three teens killed at a birthday party in Baker began the painful process of burying their loved ones today. Family and friends of 15-year-old Marcell Franklin said farewell at her funeral Friday morning at the Greater New Hope Baptist Church. "Showing a lot... more »
  • Council looks for solutions after shooting Play Video

    April 2, 2014 6:14 PM

    BAKER - City leaders called on the community to come together after a triple murder in Baker. The murders prompted the city council to call a special meeting to look for solutions in stopping violence. Council President Joyce Burges called last weekend's shooting a wake-up call for the... more »
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's funeral held in NYC

    February 7, 2014 12:05 PM

    NEW YORK - Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ethan Hawke, Amy Adams and Ellen Burstyn have paid their respects to Philip Seymour Hoffman, an actor widely considered among the best of his generation. Hoffman's private funeral was held Friday in Manhattan. It ended with pallbearers bringing the coffin out of the... more »
  • Saying goodbye to Tabby Thomas

    January 7, 2014 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Family, friends, and admirers paid their final respects today to Baton Rouge blues legend Tabby Thomas. Thomas died last week, just two days short of his 85th birthday, following complications after a stroke. Funeral services were held this morning at Shiloh Baptist Church in Baton... more »
  • Community pays respects to Rev. Jemison

    November 22, 2013 9:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A prominent pastor and advocate for civil rights will be honored this weekend. The body of Rev. T.J. Jemison will lie in repose Friday from 11 to 5 p.m. at the State Capitol inside Memorial Hall. A wake will follow tonight at 7 p.m. at Mt.... more »
  • Holmes remembered by hundreds at funeral Play Video

    November 1, 2013 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shelby Holmes, a man who touched the hearts of many in Baton Rouge before he was killed while walking home, was buried today at Roselawn Cemetary. Hundreds attended the funeral to show their love and support after Holmes was gunned down last week. He's remembered for... more »
  • Funeral held for deputy killed in crash Play Video

    October 2, 2013 2:28 PM

    Baton Rouge- Family and friends said their final goodbye Wednesday afternoon to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy, who was killed in a crash. Funeral services for Dustin Hamilton were held at the Greenoaks Funeral Home in Baton Rouge. Hamilton was killed in a car crash in... more »
  • Funeral arrangements for deputy killed in crash

    September 29, 2013 8:33 PM

    CENTRAL - Funeral arrangements are set for an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy killed in a crash Friday night. Dustin Hamilton, 24, will be laid to rest on Wednesday. Troopers say for some unknown reason Hamilton lost control of his car while he was driving north and crossed... 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 »
  • Broussard family mourns the loss of their son Play Video

    August 29, 2013 6:34 PM

    GEISMAR - The Broussard family mourns the loss of their son, Christopher. He went missing early Tuesday morning and was found dead Wednesday night by baton Rouge Police. His truck went off the side of the road on LA-80. Chris's mother released this statement to us: "The family... more »

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