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  • Study: Matching faces to IDs fails often Play Video

    March 12, 2014 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU researchers say people fail at matching faces to ID photographs 40 percent of the time. Dr. Megan Papesh, Assistant Professor of Psychology at LSU, said their studies show recent photos with similar lighting were the easiest to identify, with 80 percent of people getting the match... more »
  • Police release photo of credit card fraud suspect

    July 1, 2013 3:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released pictures today of a man they said used a stolen credit card at several Baton Rouge businesses, and asked for the public's help identifying him. Police said the suspect, a man between the age of 20 and 30 and driving a Chevy Impala, used... more »
  • Police identify car involved in hit and run death

    June 4, 2013 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they've identified the type of car used in a deadly hit and run this weekend in Baton Rouge, and asked for the public's help finding its driver. Lt. Don Kelly said investigators believe a white 2008-2011 Dodge Challenger hit and killed Louise Hunter, 47,... more »
  • Police ID woman killed in morning wreck

    May 8, 2013 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A St. Francisville woman died in a wreck this morning in Baton Rouge, according to police. Lt. Don Kelly said Jeane Peters, 85, tried to turn off of Old Hammond Highway at St. Regis when she narrowly missed one oncoming car and hit a second car.... more »
  • BRPD identify man shot and killed on Provost

    May 2, 2013 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man they said was shot and killed while riding in a vehicle last night in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Jarmayne Jackson, 20 died after the shooting on Provost around 10 p.m. Wednesday night. Stubbs said Jackson and another 20-year-old man... more »
  • Deputies identify WBR shooting victim

    April 25, 2013 3:47 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Investigators identified a man who died after they said he was shot last night in West Baton Rouge Parish and driven to East Baton Rouge Parish to try and get to a hospital. Col. Richie Johnson with the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said Leon... more »
  • Murdered man was witness, victim in July 4 shooting Play Video

    November 27, 2012 12:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Court documents show Shermaine Matthews was the primary witness in a shooting on the Mississippi River Bridge earlier this year. Family members said Matthews, 28, was shot five times while traveling in a car on the bridge on the Fourth of July. He was in critical... more »
  • Judge reverses self in Maine prostitution case

    October 16, 2012 4:07 PM

    KENNEBUNK, Maine - A judge has reversed his decision about a Maine prostitution case, ruling that addresses and other identifying information can now be released for men charged with paying for sex with a fitness instructor. An attorney for The Portland Press Herald says Justice Thomas Warren agreed Tuesday that... more »
  • Detectives attempt to identify robbery suspect

    April 16, 2012 3:15 PM

    Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify a man wanted for robbing two convenience stores in Baton Rouge Sunday night. The first one was at 3375 Perkins Road and the second robbery was at 7475 Jefferson Highway. Detective say the accused robber pretented to have a gun.... more »
  • State police identify pedestrian killed Friday

    April 3, 2012 7:53 AM

    HAMMOND - State police have identified a pedestrian who was hit and killed on Interstate 55 in Hammond Friday night. Troopers say 50-year-old Joan Walters of Ponchatoula stepped directly in the path of a car driven by 20-year-old Brandon Carral of Amite around 9 p.m. Impairment for the pedestrian is... more »
  • Police identify victim of early morning crash Play Video

    March 19, 2012 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the person who died in a fiery vehicle wreck in Baton Rouge overnight. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs with Baton Rouge Police said Alfredo Moreno, 21, lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree in the 1500 block of N. Ardenwood Dr. around 2:20 a.m.... more »
  • LSU PD need help identifying laptop thief

    November 23, 2011 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU Police are asking for help in identifying a man seen stealing a gold/orange backpack with a laptop inside. It happened on Nov. 16 in the Music & Dramatic Arts Building on campus. Anyone with information leading to the identity of this man shown in these... more »
  • Teachers learning to identify signs of gangs at school

    August 2, 2011 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- School security officers, teachers and principals got a crash course in how to spot gang signs in Baton Rouge. The Attorney General's Office provides the training so school personnel can identify different signs, symbols and names used by youth gangs. Sandra Ezell Smith, School Safety Trainer... more »
  • N.O. Police using YouTube to try to ID gunmen

    July 10, 2011 10:04 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police hope surveillance video posted on YouTube will help them find two men wanted for a Bourbon Street shooting that injured two other men. First, there's a fuzzy front view of a man in a white sleeveless shirt and one in a black shirt. The... more »
  • Body found in Mississippi River still unindentified

    March 9, 2011 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies say they'll have to use dental records to identify a body pulled out of the Mississippi River Tuesday afternoon. WBR Parish Sheriff Cazes says the body is too badly decomposed to use finger prints to identify the body. The... more »
  • Police identify victim in city's latest murder

    February 6, 2011 10:01 AM

    Baton Rouge Police identified the victim in the city's latest murder as Clareance McWilliams, of Baton Rouge. The shooting happened just before 8 p.m. Saturday evening in the 6600 block of McClelland Drive. Police got to the scene to find McWilliams dead inside a pickup truck. Right now,... more »
  • Man seen using debit card stolen at gunpoint

    February 2, 2011 2:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who was seen using a debit card stolen during an armed robbery in Baton Rouge. Detectives said the card’s owner was held up by four teens wearing hooded sweatshirts and jackets Jan. 24; two of them were... more »
  • Alcohol suspected in crash on I-110

    November 5, 2010 9:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police identified the victim of Thursday night's deadly crash on I-110. Police said Dana Veillon of Eunice was headed the wrong way, hit one vehicle head-on, then crashed into another. Veillon died at the scene. Chase Phillips, his wife and two young children were in... more »
  • Catahoula Parish officials find human remains

    October 12, 2010 5:48 AM

    The Catahoula Parish Sheriff's Office is working to identify the remains of a young female found north of Harrisonburg. Deputies say two Baton Rouge hunters discovered a skull Friday evening. Forensic pathologists from Louisiana State University confirmed that it was human and likely from a young girl between the ages... more »
  • Body found in burned Houma house

    March 9, 2010 7:40 AM

    Houma authorities are trying to identify a body found in an abandoned house that burned down early Monday. Police say investigators don't know whether the person died in the fire or earlier. Fire inspector Mike Millett says firefighters did not know anyone was inside until the fire was under control... more »

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