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  • Two students arrested after gun found at junior high

    October 9, 2013 11:33 AM

    MANDEVILLE - Two students were arrested after a loaded handgun was found in a boy's restroom at Mandeville Junior High School. The school was placed on lockdown and parents were informed with a "robo call". Police say students alerted school officials about rumors that a student had a... more »
  • Facebook ban while driving is among La.'s new laws

    July 31, 2013 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Starting Thursday, tweeting while driving can get you a ticket. Posting the names of people who apply for concealed handgun permits can land you in jail. And selling cakes and cookies you bake at home face looser regulation. Those are among nearly 250 statutory changes that hit... more »
  • Man accused of shooting at sheriff's deputy

    February 7, 2013 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An Iberville Parish man is in jail, accused of trying to kill an East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy. Stephen Gordon, 23, was reported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office last night when he was seen on Chippendale Drive, off of Tiger Bend Road, holding... more »
  • Police: Florida clerk's gun beats thief's cattle prod

    January 10, 2013 12:42 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man has been arrested after he tried to rob a convenience store with a cattle prod but was thwarted by a clerk with a gun. The Leon County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Lance Tomberlin went into a store just outside Tallahassee on... more »
  • Police: Wash. man pointed gun at pregnant smoker

    September 14, 2012 12:44 PM

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. - A Washington state man has been arrested on allegations that he pointed a handgun at a pregnant woman because she was smoking a cigarette. Bellingham police spokesman Mark Young says 24-year-old Justin Dain Palmer reportedly stopped his pickup truck Wednesday to shout at a smoker on a... more »
  • Suspect charged with attempted murder after shooting at police

    December 12, 2011 11:05 AM

    SLIDELL - A suspect has been arrested and charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder after shooting at police officers on Friday, Dec. 9. Slidell police responded to a call Friday night of a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot on the 400 block of Fourth St.... more »
  • Chase Bank robbery suspect says he didn't do it

    April 12, 2011 1:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The man police believe held up a Baton Rouge bank Monday called News 2 before turning himself in to authorities and said he was innocent. Jauan Swanson surrendered to BRPD officers today after calling News 2 to say he didn't do it, but planned to turn... more »
  • One arrested, another wanted in connection with armed robbery

    November 4, 2010 5:16 PM

    THIBODAUX - One man has been arrested and another remains at large in connection with an armed robbery of a Thibodaux convenience store that occurred last Friday. 20-year-old Timmy Roy Johnson was arrested Wednesday after authorities recognized his car as the one used in the armed robbery. Police stopped the... more »
  • Gas station robber sought

    February 4, 2010 2:29 PM

    Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify a man accused of robbing the Chevron gas station at 7175 Plank Road. The robbery took place on Feb. 1 at 10:24 p.m. Police said the man was in his mid-20s to mid-30s and was armed with a handgun. A... more »
  • Police: Drug suspect hid handgun under son

    February 4, 2010 6:00 AM

    Alexandria Police officers have arrested a man who they say not only had drugs packaged for sale in his vehicle with his 6-year-old son, but also hid a loaded gun underneath the boy. Police say 26-year-old Brandon Dale Allen faces numerous charges, including child endangerment, after a .45-caliber handgun was... more »

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