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  • Roommate of man accused in trooper's murder found dead Play Video

    August 23, 2015 6:02 PM

    BELL CITY, La. - The roommate of the man accused of shooting and killing Trooper Steven Vincent was found dead Monday morning and homicide is suspected, according to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso Sheriff Mancuso said deputies found the body Monday morning after the man did not go to... more »
  • Escaped NY prisoner died from gunshots to the head

    June 28, 2015 2:19 PM

    NEW YORK - State police say an escaped inmate killed by authorities after three weeks on the run in the woods of upstate New York had been shot three times in the head. New York State Police released details of Richard Matt's autopsy on Sunday. Officials say Matt also had... more »
  • Dog with head in jar full of fire ants rescued

    June 5, 2015 7:05 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Vets and volunteers spent the past week in Denham Springs trying to help a dog who'd been found after wandering for days with her head stuck in a jar full of insects. The Livingston Parish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals posted pictures of... more »
  • NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

    May 3, 2015 12:59 PM

    NEW YORK - A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head is being charged with two counts of attempted murder of a police officer. The Queens District Attorney's office says Demetrius Blackwell is expected to be arraigned Sunday afternoon. It was unclear if he... more »
  • Falling headstone kills man

    March 30, 2015 7:49 PM

    THROOP, PENNSYLVANIA- A man decorating his relative's grave for Easter was killed when the headstone fell and struck him. It happened at Saint Joseph's Cemetery and the 74-year-old was hit in the head. A caretaker at the cemetery says the man and his wife visit the grave several times... more »
  • NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

    July 29, 2014 8:09 AM

    CHICAGO, IL - The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit. A federal court filing obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries. Players can use the results later as grounds... more »
  • Cub in a cookie jar

    July 1, 2014 7:23 PM

    RINGWOOD, NEW JERSEY- A bear cub rummaging for food in the trash got its head caught in a cookie jar and had to be rescued in a town in New Jersey near the New York border. Authorities say the small cub found some crackers in the jar and as... more »
  • Loyola tennis coach leaving for USM

    November 7, 2013 8:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Loyola University New Orleans head men's and women's tennis coach Zubin Engineer has accepted the head men's tennis coaching position at the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Michael Giorlando, Loyola's athletic director, the coaching move Wednesday and said a national search for a new coach is underway. Engineerled... more »
  • Browns' OL Ryan Miller in hospital with head injury

    July 27, 2013 6:37 PM

    BEREA, Ohio - Browns offensive tackle Ryan Miller remains hospitalized after sustaining a head injury during practice. Miller, who is in his second season with Cleveland, was carted from the field and taken by ambulance to the Cleveland Clinic on Saturday after he was hurt during blocking drills inside the... more »
  • 5-year-old New Orleans girl shot in the head

    June 23, 2013 12:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 5-year-old girl was shot in the head Sunday morning in the St. Roch neighborhood in New Orleans, according to WVUE. The shooting happened in the 2200 block of N. Galvez Street around 11 a.m. The girl was taken to a local hospital, but the... more »
  • Stocks mixed in early trade as spending falls

    May 31, 2013 9:05 AM

    NEW YORK- Stocks are heading slightly lower in early trading after the government reported that Americans cut back on their spending last month, a discouraging sign for the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 13 points to 15,311 shortly after the opening bell Friday, the last day of May.... more »
  • Teacher says kids yelled as Ohio boy pulled gun

    April 30, 2013 9:06 AM

    CINCINNATI- A police report states that other students began yelling as a 17-year-old boy pulled out a handgun in class before shooting himself in the head. The Green Township police report was released Tuesday as students returned to La Salle High School the day after shooting. The boy remains hospitalized... more »
  • NFL group, company teaming up for brain drug test

    April 24, 2013 10:45 AM

    NEW YORK - A potential treatment for traumatic brain injuries may be tested in retired professional football players, who are the focus of concern over blows to the head. Neuralstem, Inc., of Rockville, Md., said Wednesday it is working with the National Football League Alumni Association to study the feasibility... more »
  • Slidell PD: Bucket-headed burglar caught

    January 15, 2013 5:00 PM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested a man they said robbed the Slidell restaurant he used to work at, and used a bucket as his disguise. Slidell Police arrested Richard Boudreaux, 23, today after they said he confessed to robbing Kenney's Seafood overnight. Police said Boudreaux used a bucket at... more »
  • Kelly a top NFL target again

    January 1, 2013 10:01 AM

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Since he arrived in Arizona for the Fiesta Bowl, Oregon coach Chip Kelly has been asked about coaching in the NFL every day. The questions only figure to pick up after seven NFL coaches were fired on Monday. As he has in the past, Kelly has deflected... more »
  • Teen shot in hunting accident continues to recover

    December 12, 2012 10:33 AM

    LIVONIA - A teen shot in the head during a hunting accident is doing better than expected, according to his father. He said Brandt Torres, 15, was able to come home from the hospital Tuesday. He said his son was also talking a little bit, and would be starting... more »
  • Auburn hires Gus Malzahn as head coach

    December 4, 2012 4:09 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn has hired former offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn as its new head football coach. Auburn announced that it will introduce the former Arkansas State coach in a news conference Tuesday night Malzahn was the Tigers' offensive coordinator during their national championship run in 2010, but spent last... more »
  • Les Miles press conference pushed to 3 p.m.

    November 28, 2012 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A press conference scheduled for today with LSU head football coach Les Miles has been pushed back to 3 p.m. The media appearance was scheduled before rumors broke out this week the University of Arkansas offered Miles $27.5 million dollars over five years to coach the... more »
  • Man apparently shoots self on TV after Ariz. chase

    September 28, 2012 3:05 PM

    PHOENIX - A man apparently shot himself in the head on live television at the end of a high-speed chase that began in Phoenix. Fox News was covering the chase that began at midday Friday using a live helicopter shot from its Phoenix affiliate when the man driving the small... more »
  • Hammered in the head

    July 31, 2012 7:48 PM

    A tourist eating lunch in a park was bashed in the head with a hammer in New York City. The accused attacker, John Yoos, is held without bail on an attempted murder charge. Yoos said nothing in court when a prosecutor called the attack "a completely random act of brutal... more »
  • New head takes over FBI's New Orleans office

    July 9, 2012 2:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- An agent with extensive experience in public corruption cases has been named head of the FBI's New Orleans division. Monday marked Michael J. Anderson's debut as special agent in charge of the FBI office in New Orleans. The 45-year-old native of Alexandria, Minn., joined the FBI in 1995... more »
  • HBO apologizes for depiction of severed Bush head

    June 14, 2012 2:23 PM

    NEW YORK - HBO and producers of "Game of Thrones" are apologizing for a scene that depicted former President George W. Bush's severed head on a spike. Producers Dan Weiss and David Benioff say they didn't intentionally use a prosthetic head because it looked like Bush and they meant no... more »
  • Robber puts "underwear" over his head for holdup

    May 18, 2012 10:41 AM

    BOISE - Police in southwest Idaho say a man chose briefs over boxers to wear on his head as he held up a coffee shop and stole a safe. Coffee shop owner Jason Wilson said he believes the man was likely not prepared when he entered Big Star Coffee in... more »
  • Iberville Head Start workers must reapply for jobs

    May 16, 2012 7:12 AM

    PLAQUEMINE- Employees of the parish's Head Start program may reapply for their positions at an upcoming job fair. The Head Start chief administrative officer, Edwards Songy, told parish councilmen Tuesday that the event, open only to current Head Start employees, will be held May 29-30 at Nottaway Plantation. Last month,... more »
  • Shooting victim dies after taken off life support

    May 8, 2012 3:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 23-year-old Baton Rouge man shot last weekend has now died. Danjae Parker of 4812 Monarch was taken off life support this morning around 8:30am. Parker was shot in the head while sitting in the passenger seat of a car while at a stop sign... more »
  • Tot with pot shows up at Head Start with drugs

    April 20, 2012 5:54 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Police in Bossier City say a 3-year-old showed up at the Head Start center he regularly attends with marijuana and a prescription anti-anxiety drug. An investigation led to the arrest of the boy's mother and three other people. Police were called to the Head Start Center Thursday... more »
  • Head of La. gambling board quits

    March 5, 2012 2:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The head of Louisiana's gambling regulatory agency has quit to take a position with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. Dane Morgan was appointed chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board in July 2009. The board regulates state-licensed casinos and video poker machines. Prior to that, Morgan... more »
  • Deputies: Driver dies after truck hits tree

    February 13, 2012 10:06 AM

    ROSEDALE - One person died after driving their pickup head-on into a tree Monday morning, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office. The wreck happened on Highway 77 outside of Rosedale. Investigators said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. People who lived near the wreck said... more »
  • Miller to start job as BRCC head next week

    February 9, 2012 7:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - New Baton Rouge Community College Chancellor Andrea Lewis Miller is taking over the job next week after interim Chancellor Jim Horton wraps up his duties on Friday. Miller, who is moving from her job heading SOWELA Technical Community College, says she is "extremely excited" about the new... more »
  • Father of shot 4-year-old arrested check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 8, 2012 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD arrested a father whose infant was killed Wednesday morning from an apparent self-inflicted shot to the head. Authorities arrested Shawn Dean, 26, 2944 Iroquois St. and charged him with 2nd degree cruelty to a juvenile and felon in possession of a firearm. Investigators believe... more »
  • EBR middle school teacher arrested

    December 8, 2011 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a teacher from Broadmoor Middle School after they said she picked up a misbehaving student's desk while the student was in it, causing the student to hit her head. Casey Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said Ella Grant was arrested... more »
  • BRPD investigating man shot in the head

    February 2, 2011 9:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are seeking more information after a man was shot in the head Wednesday night in Baton Rouge. Witnesses say a drive-by shooting occurred at the 5300 block of Frey Street. Three teenagers that were with the victim were detained by police, but were not arrested.... more »
  • Police: Homeless man stabs man in head

    January 23, 2011 1:01 PM

    HOUMA- Police say a homeless man faces an attempted second-degree murder charge after he stabbed a man who took him into his home. Houma Police said the 50-year-old victim was allowing the homeless man to stay with him and the two got into a fight Friday while drinking. ... more »
  • 64 stitches for boy after dog encounter

    January 20, 2011 12:47 PM

    HOUMA - A 4-year-old boy who stuck his head through a fence while talking to another child was mauled by a pit bull dog. The Houma Courier reports that it took 64 stitches to close wounds to the head and face of Christian Silver. The Terrebonne Sheriff's Office said no... more »
  • Les Miles meets with Michigan AD in Baton Rouge

    January 10, 2011 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Athletics officals confirm football coach Les Miles spent a portion of this evening meeting with Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon. Brandon flew into town from Dallas this afternoon, and reportedly left following his meeting with Miles, and then returned to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Miles and... more »
  • Les Miles confirms he will meet with Michigan

    January 10, 2011 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles has confirmed he will be meeting with Michigan representatives about the head coaching job there. Miles made a short statement after Tigers cornerback Patrick Peterson's announcement he will be going into the 2011 NFL draft. Miles said that "distant conversations"... more »
  • UPDATE: Ariz. Congresswoman, bystanders shot at event

    January 8, 2011 12:58 PM

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot in the head and an aide killed Saturday when an assailant opened fire in an area where the lawmaker was meeting with constituents in Tucson, congressional officials said. An unknown number of others was injured, these officials said, including additional aides to... more »
  • 3-year-old dies after being shot in the head

    November 16, 2010 10:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 3-year-old New Orleans boy is dead after being shot in the head, possibly as he played with a gun. Chief Deputy Superintendent Marlon Defillo says Brashaun Blue was found wounded in his home Tuesday morning in the Algiers section of the city. Blue was... more »
  • UPDATE: Victim dies in Gardere shooting

    October 22, 2010 3:13 PM

    UPDATE 4:55 p.m. - Authorities say the victim in today's shooting, 21-year-old Javon Brooks, has died from his injuries. Original story: A man was shot in the head this afternoon south of Baton Rouge and the shooter is still at large, according to authorities. The East Baton... more »
  • Ex-movie studio head's sentencing delayed

    September 29, 2010 2:07 PM

    Sentencing for the former head a movie studio in New Orleans is being delayed until January 19. Wayne Reed pleaded guilty to selling $1.9 million in nonexistent tax credits to members of the New Orleans Saints. Reed once ran Louisiana Film Studios LLC. Authorities say Reed peddled... more »
  • CNN fires U.S. chief

    September 24, 2010 9:31 AM

    Struggling CNN has fired Jon Klein, the head of its U.S. network. CNN Worldwide President Jim Walton says Klein is being replaced by Ken Jautz, who currently runs HLN. The former Headline News Network has been a success in recent years with a switch to an opinionated prime-time lineup. Klein,... more »
  • Bullet allegedly grazes 9-month-old's head in drive-by shooting

    September 6, 2010 8:58 PM

    A bullet allegedly grazed the back of a 9-month-old's head in a drive-by shooting tonight. News 2 is hearing it happened at the corner of Albany Street and Shiloh Street. Paramedics and East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said the back of the child's head was scratched, possibly from... more »
  • Hornets say medics nixes Head deal

    July 15, 2010 3:20 PM

    The New Orleans Hornets have decided against signing free agent Luther Head, after consulting with the team's medical staff. The move comes after Head's agent said that the Hornets had not offered a reasonable explanation for taking back a two-year contract offer for the veteran guard. Head's deal... more »
  • Hornets withdraw offer to Luther Head

    July 14, 2010 1:55 PM

    After agreeing to a two-year deal just four days ago, the New Orleans Hornets have withdrawn their offer to free agent guard Luther Head. The decision was made after "physical issues" came up during an exam by the team's medical staff. There's been no report so far about what... more »
  • Vanderbilt's Bobby Johnson retires

    July 14, 2010 1:45 PM

    Vanderbilt head football coach Bobby Johnson announced his retirement Wednesday. The 59-year-old coach claimed that the abrupt decision is for personal reasons. The Commodores are set to begin fall practice in nearly three weeks and kick off their season in seven weeks. Assistant head coach Robbie Caldwell will serve... more »
  • LSU's Les Miles visits the coast with Governor Jindal

    June 14, 2010 5:49 PM

    Like the Saints did last week, LSU's head football coach Les Miles visited the Louisiana coast and fishing communities hurt by the oil spill during the last few months. Coach Miles was given the invitation by Governor Bobby Jindal himself. The pair toured Pelican and Scofield islands in Plaquemines... more »
  • 19-year-old dies from gunshot wound to the head

    November 2, 2009 8:32 PM

    A 19-year-old male died today after a shooting on Winbourne Avenue. Frankie Hamilton, 19, and a 16-year-old male got into an argument outside of Hamilton's house yesterday around 5:45 a.m. Police say the argument was over a cell phone, and it eventually escalated into a fight. The suspect then... more »

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