PONTIAC, Mich.- Jurors have been given many options in the trial of a 75-year-old Detroit-area woman who fatally shot her teen grandson. A judge says the jury can consider first-degree murder, second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter or involuntary manslaughter. Closing arguments are set for Monday. Sandra Layne says she shot 17-year-old... more »
BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers, law enforcement and health professionals met today in Baton Rouge to discuss links between mental health issues and gun violence, and how to solve them.
People in Baton Rouge tell News 2 it's an issue they've had to struggle with for some time.
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PALMETTO, Ga. - Police in suburban Atlanta are looking for a grandmother and her boyfriend after her 13-month-old grandson ingested cocaine. Authorities told WSB-TV on Monday that the baby was brought to Piedmont Newnan Hospital, then to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. Doctors reported that the child tested positive... more »
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A 74-year-old Michigan woman has been charged with murder in the shooting death of her 17-year-old grandson. Police say Jonathan Hoffman called 911 and told a dispatcher that he had been shot in the chest by his grandmother and "was going to die." By the time... more »
CROSS CITY, Fla. - It's a generational thing: Deputies in Florida say a man, his daughter and his grandson, along with a fourth person said to be a family relative, are accused of working together to manufacture methamphetamine. Dixie County Sheriff's officials say 54-year-old Allen J. Brannin, his 34-year-old daughter,... more »
PHOENIX - A federal trial has begun in Phoenix for an Indiana man accused of forcing his grandsons to hike in the Grand Canyon without food or water in brutal August heat. Christopher Alan Carlson, of Indianapolis, has pleaded not guilty to six counts of child abuse. His grandsons were... more »
GLENMORA, La.- A grandma and her grandson were arrested for arson with the intent to defraud, according to State Fire Marshal Butch Browning. The fire happened at a home in the 1600 block of 6th Avenue in Glenmora, La. in January.
According to investigators, Elsie Mae Clark, 68, and... more »