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  • Donaldsonville man arrested in home invasion, shooting

    July 10, 2015 1:12 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Donaldsonville man Friday wanted in connection to a home invasion earlier this week. According to APSO, 22-year-old Morris Miles was arrested Friday after deputies received a tip that Miles was at a residence in Donaldsonville shortly before 11 a.m. Miles was... more »
  • Jeb Bush says he would not have invaded Iraq

    May 14, 2015 3:03 PM

    TEMPE, Ariz. - Jeb Bush says it was a mistake to invade Iraq. The Republican White House prospect clarified his position on the war his brother authorized. The former Florida governor ended several days of confusion about his foreign policy while campaigning Thursday in Arizona. Bush said that given the... more »
  • Suspects wanted in home invasion where homeowner was shot

    April 5, 2015 2:01 PM

    GONZALES - A homeowner was shot inside his home when two suspects tried to break-in early Sunday morning. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for two men involved in a home invasion on Chick Duplessis Road around 2:30 a.m. Deputies say the two suspects kicked in the... more »
  • Iran president calls US sanctions an 'invasion'

    August 30, 2014 1:37 PM

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" Saturday after Washington imposed new penalties over the country's contested nuclear program, though he promised negotiations with world powers would go on. The U.S. imposed sanctions Friday on more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals it said it... more »
  • Israel launches military offensive against Gaza check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 8, 2014 5:44 AM

    JERUSALEM, Israel - The Israeli military launched what could be a long-term offensive against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday striking at least 50 sites in Gaza and mobilizing troops for a possible ground invasion aimed at stopping a barrage of rocket attacks against Israel. The military said "Operation Protective... more »
  • World honors D-Day's fallen

    June 6, 2014 8:23 AM

    COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France - Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history. Not many of... more »
  • US announces visa restrictions on Russians

    March 6, 2014 7:19 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The White House is imposing visa restrictions on Russians and Crimeans who it says are "threatening the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine." In addition, President Barack Obama has signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against "individuals and entities responsible for activities undermining democratic processes or institutions... more »
  • Ukraine premier: Crimea will remain in Ukraine

    March 5, 2014 7:36 AM

    KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine's new prime minister, in his first interview since taking office, told The Associated Press that Crimea must remain part of Ukraine, but may be granted more local powers. Arseniy Yatsenyuk told the AP Wednesday that a special task force could be established "to consider what kind... more »
  • Russia demands 2 Ukraine warships surrender

    March 3, 2014 10:40 AM

    KIEV, Ukraine - Russia pressed hard Monday for Ukrainian politicians to return to the Feb. 21 agreement that promised to create a new unity government which would rule until an early election no later than December. But the proposal seemed to be a non-starter as diplomats met in Brussels,... more »
  • Police make presence known after 4th assault, invasion check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 17, 2014 2:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Friday night there was an obvious presence by Baton Rouge Police officers after a fourth home invasion and sexual assault was reported. The latest attack happened earlier in the day, between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. It was the third incident in the city this week.... more »
  • Police reviewing other cases after home invasions, assaults check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 15, 2014 9:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are still searching for at least one attacker, breaking into homes and assaulting women who are home alone. Tuesday, police released details on three attacks that have happened since Sunday. But, Wednesday, a neighborhood watchdog warned there may be an additional incident. A Webb... more »
  • US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,045

    January 29, 2013 4:01 PM

    WASHINGTON - As of Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at least 2,045 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. The AP count is two less than the Defense Department's tally,... more »
  • APSO: Man tied up, robbed at his home

    January 8, 2013 4:12 PM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help today finding the people responsible for a home invasion in Belle Rose earlier this week. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said two masked men robbed a 22-year-old Belle Rose resident in his home the night of Jan. 6. ... more »
  • Man fatally shot during home invasion

    December 11, 2012 11:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say a 34-year-old man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery attempt Monday night after a family that returned home startled the gunmen. The Times-Picayune reports Cory Bush was standing outside of his house around 9:45 p.m. Monday when he was approached by three... more »
  • Minnesota man says he fired more shots than needed

    November 26, 2012 2:36 PM

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. - Authorities say a Minnesota man admits firing more shots than necessary at two teenagers he said had broken into his home. He's charged with murder in the shooting deaths of the 18-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy, who was the girl's cousin. They were shot on Thanksgiving... more »
  • Man sought in Ascension Parish home invasion

    August 13, 2012 4:57 PM

    ST. AMANT - Investigators asked for the public's help finding a man who broke into a St. Amant home and held a resident at gunpoint before stealing money and a car. Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said it happened around 11 p.m. this past Friday at a home on... more »
  • EBRSO investigating home invasion

    July 2, 2012 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies called out K9 units to search the area around a reported home invasion in East Baton Rouge Parish this morning. Deputies received a call around 6:15 a.m. that someone broke into a home on Jefferson Park Drive. When they arrived, they saw the man accused... more »
  • "Weather for The Big One"

    June 6, 2012 6:47 PM

    The invasion of Europe on June 6, 1944 was the greatest military operation in history. As noted in a previous column, if the weather was unfavorable for Operation Overlord, it would have postponed the invasion for two weeks until tides were suitable for landing. Weatherwise Magazine reports that in 1944,... more »
  • Grand jury indicts in home invasion deaths

    March 30, 2012 7:11 AM

    GONZALES - An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted five men on three counts each of first-degree murder committed during an alleged plot to steal gold and silver coins and cash that a coin collector kept in a safe at his home. Michael Aikens, Travis Moore, Devon James, Bernard James... more »
  • APSO: Investigators preparing case for District Attorney check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 8, 2012 6:34 PM

    GONZALES - Detectives in Ascension Parish are gathering all of the evidence collected in the murders of Irwin and Shirley Marchand and her son Doug Dooley Thursday in preparation to turn the case over to the District Attorney. District Attorney Ricky Babin said he will have to review all... more »
  • APSO: More arrests possible in triple murders

    March 8, 2012 11:02 AM

    GONZALES - Even though five people are behind bars in connection with a deadly home invasion last month in Gonzales, Sheriff Jeff Wiley said today more arrests are possible in the case. Deputies arrested Michael Aikens, Rolondo Stewart, Travis Moore and Bernard James this week in suspicion of first-degree... more »
  • APSO: Pry bars, concrete residue and a car link five men to murder check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 7, 2012 6:55 PM

    GONZALES - Confessions, along with what investigators found inside suspects' homes, is why Sheriff Jeff Wiley calls their case strong. Thirty five-year-old Michael Aikens, 22-year-old Rolondo Stewart, 19-year-old Travis Moore, 25-year-old Bernard James were arrested, charged with 1st degree murder, aggravated burglary and armed robbery. James' cousin, 24-year-old Devon... more »
  • Home security installations up after Ascension home invasion

    February 23, 2012 2:34 PM

    GONZALES- An Ascension Parish home security system operator says business spiked when word about a deadly attack spread over the weekend. Irwin Marchand and stepson Doug Dooley were killed over the weekend. Marchand's wife, Shirley, survived. She is still in critical condition under police protection. Investigators say a safe... more »
  • Gun stores see more sales after double murder check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 22, 2012 6:02 PM

    GONZALES - A gun shop owner in Ascension Parish says a recent double murder is on the minds of most of his customers. Irwin Marchand and stepson Doug Dooley were killed inside a home on Babin Road over the weekend. Irwin's wife, Shirley, survived the attack but she remains... more »
  • Safe examined in connection with home invasion check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 21, 2012 5:28 PM

    GONZALES- Deputies say Louisiana State Police Crime Lab technicians have been working through the Mardi Gras holiday examining evidence from a deadly home invasion. Irwin Marchand and his stepson Doug Dooley died in the attack. Marchand's wife Shirley is in critical condition. The victims' throats had been slit. A... more »
  • Area where safe found examined for several hours

    February 21, 2012 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators are working through Mardi Gras to solve a double murder and robbery out of Ascension Parish. Forensic specialists at the state crime lab are examining a safe found in Livingston Parish yesterday. It matches the description of one stolen from a home in Gonzales where... more »
  • Authorities find safe that could be from deadly robbery check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 20, 2012 5:19 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff Jeff Wiley confirmed to News 2 that investigators located a safe today that matched the description of one stolen during a deadly home invasion in Ascension Parish this weekend. Wiley said the safe was found in a "remote area" of Livingston Parish. It was similar to... more »
  • Authorities looking for answers in Gonzales murders

    February 20, 2012 9:55 AM

    GONZALES - Authorities continued their search for the people who killed two and injured a third in Gonzales this weekend, making off with a safe full of valuable coins. Robert Marchand and his stepson Douglas Dooley were killed in their home Saturday night. Robert's wife, Shirley, was injured and... more »
  • Suspects wanted for two Assumption home invasions check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 17, 2011 5:51 PM

    PLATTENVILLE- Assumption Parish deputies say there is a connection between two home invasions. The first one happened around 10:00 pm Wednesday. Madeline Breaux says two men broke into her home and demanded money. They held Breaux and her two children captive most of the night. When Breaux's boyfriend... more »
  • Apple snails continue invasion

    August 21, 2011 3:55 PM

    HOUMA, La.- Scientists say apple snails are have spread in Terrebonne Parish from Bayou Black and Chacahoula to Bayou Terrebonne. Michael Massimi, invasive species director with the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program in Thibodaux says that the cold winters in 2009 and 2010 helped knock back the snails' population. ... more »
  • One arrested, one sought in BR home invasion

    January 4, 2011 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE – One suspect was arrested and a robber is still on the loose after a home invasion in a north Baton Rouge gated community last night. Baton Rouge Police say 37-year-old Bryan Keith Hamilton was arrested by officers who arrived shortly after the incident was reported, and... more »
  • Three shot in Melon Court home invasion

    December 17, 2010 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for two men that broke into a home on Melon Court early this morning looking for money, and shot three of the residents. Investigators said the break-in happened just before 2:00 a.m. The victims told police two men wearing black clothing and masks... more »
  • Two arrested, two sought in home invasion

    December 9, 2010 7:33 PM

    PELICAN POINT – Two men have been arrested and two other people are being searched for after authorities said they broke into an Ascension Parish home while someone was house-sitting for its owner. 28-year-old Royce Davis II and 20-year-old Jerome Richardson were arrested on Dec. 8 and accused of aggravated... more »
  • Victim of Walker home invasion says incident was a nightmare

    November 8, 2010 10:06 PM

    WALKER - The victim of a home invasion in Walker told News 2 the incident was a nightmare. The victim, known as “Jimmy,” said he was surprised to find out 17-year-old Wade Riddle was allegedly involved because Jimmy said the two have hung out together. According to Jimmy, Riddle has... more »
  • Four teens arrested in Walker armed robbery

    November 8, 2010 11:11 AM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH – Four teens have been arrested after authorities said they broke into a Livingston Parish home and stole several items while holding the owners at gunpoint. 17-year-old Wade Riddle and 18-year-old Cody Boyette were arrested along with two 16-year-old juveniles on Nov. 4 after investigators recovered all the... more »
  • Police search for armed robbers in 'Jason' masks

    November 1, 2010 7:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are searching for three armed robbers who stormed into a home wearing "Jason"-style Halloween masks then tied up and beat people inside with guns. It happened in the Magnolia Woods subdivision early Saturday morning. Matthew McGhee, a homeowner who wasn't home at the... more »
  • Six arrested after home invasion, robbery in Prairieville

    October 27, 2010 5:04 PM

    Authorities said six people have been arrested following a home invasion and robbery in Prairieville on Monday. Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies reported the arrest of the following: 33-year-old David Sanders was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated burglary, armed robbery, attempted first degree murder and second degree battery.... more »
  • Beauregard Street home invasion suspect arrested

    September 28, 2010 11:18 AM

    The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Aramis Jackson, the suspect in the Beauregard Town home invasion/murder from last Friday, at a residence in Violet, Louisiana Tuesday morning. Baton Rouge Police say they received a tip that Aramis Jackson fled to the New Orleans area where he was located... more »
  • BRPD searching for suspect in deadly home invasion

    September 28, 2010 10:23 AM

    Baton Rouge Police searched three houses this morning looking for the suspect in the deadly home invasion on Beauregard Street. Police searched homes looking for 20-year-old Aramis Jackson at 1938 Arizona Street, 1121 Royal Street, and 606 Myrtle Avenue. Jackson is wanted for the murder of Alexandra Engler... more »
  • Neighbors taking steps to feel safer after deadly shooting

    September 24, 2010 10:27 PM

    Shock waves from the shooting on Beauregard Street early this morning are still echoing in the surrounding neighborhood. 42-year-old Alexandra Engler and her daughter, 9-year-old Arianna, were found with multiple gunshot wounds in their home around 5:30 a.m. Alexandra died from her injuries, but Arianna survived and is currently... more »
  • Few details in shooting of mother, daughter

    September 24, 2010 6:54 PM

    Police are telling the media they don't have much at all to indicate who shot a mother and her 9-year-old daughter this morning at their Baton Rouge home. 42-year-old Alexandra Engler and her daughter Arianna were found with multiple gunshot wounds in their home on Beauregard Street around 5:30... more »
  • BRPD looking for men on bicycles after deadly home invasion

    September 24, 2010 10:06 AM

    Police are looking for two men seen riding bikes near the site of a deadly home invasion this morning. A 42-year-old woman and her nine-year-old daughter were shot around 5:30 a.m. at 641 Beauregard Street. The mother was found shot to death, while her daughter had suffered multiple gunshot wounds... more »
  • Second victim dies in Baton Rouge home invasion

    August 30, 2010 10:49 AM

    Police say the second victim in a weekend shooting and home invasion in Baton Rouge has died from their injuries. Authorities said 26-year-old Roderick Guillory died from his injuries early Monday morning. A second victim, 37-year-old Nicole Badger, was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday night. BRPD officers... more »
  • Deadly home invasion in Baton Rouge

    August 30, 2010 5:23 AM

    UPDATE: Both victims in this case have died, according to BRPD. Police are investigating a murder after a woman was killed and a man injured in a home invasion in Baton Rouge. It happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday at an apartment complex at 2080 North Lobdell. Three people... more »
  • Suspect shot in Baton Rouge home invasion

    April 22, 2010 3:06 PM

    A suspect allegedly involved in a home invasion is recovering at the hospital after being shot multiple times. It happened Thursday morning at 1718 Boulevard De Province. Police say a male victim was inside his apartment when he heard glass shattering from a room downstairs. They say after... more »
  • 3 men charged with break-in

    April 14, 2010 7:38 AM

    Three men have been arrested after they allegedly forced their way into a 78-year-old woman's home and demanded she give them money. Lafourche Parish deputies say the three men allegedly entered into the Raceland home as the woman was entering with groceries. Eighteen-year-old Yendis Bourda, 20-year-old Calvin Price Jr. and... more »

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