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  • Teen charged in accidental shooting of kid cousin

    December 23, 2015 5:36 PM

    BATO N ROUGE - Police arrested an 18-year-old Wednesday after a shooting injured a 16-year-old inside a house on Jefferson Avenue. Detectives said Corie Burge was playing with a gun with his unidentified teenage cousin when the gun fired. The 16-year-old was hit in the torso and taken to... more »
  • Large call center for veterans to open in Jefferson

    August 31, 2015 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State officials say an Arizona-based health-care company has picked Jefferson Parish as the location for a multi-regional call center for its work contacting veterans in need of care. The Jindal administration announced Monday that TriWest Healthcare Alliance will open the center by November. The company's work... more »
  • Three dead after Sunday morning shooting

    August 2, 2015 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a shooting that left three men dead early Sunday morning in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police said the shooting happened around 1:00 a.m. on the 2300 block of Jefferson Ave. "All of a sudden I started hearing gunshots. I dropped down on... more »
  • Teen sues sheriff's office for $5 million from Mardi Gras incident

    March 28, 2015 3:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The family of a 17-year-old who was allegedly punched during a Mardi Gras weekend arrest has sued the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in federal court for $5 million. Attorney David Belfield III says that's $1 million for each time Brady Becker was punched during an arrest in... more »
  • Suspect injured in shootout with deputies

    February 26, 2015 4:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - NOPD is investigating a shooting involving a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputy. The incident happened just before 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say deputies were serving a search warrant on Pauger Street. According to our sister station WWL-TV , a spokesperson said the 52-year-old male suspect opened fire... more »
  • Investigators: Man intentionally set blaze at apartment complex Play Video

    September 29, 2014 5:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire officials in Baton Rouge made an arrest in the two-alarm fire on Jefferson Highway that was intentionally set. Jeffrey Jones was arrested and charged with simple arson on Sunday. Investigators say he allegedly got into an argument with his wife, and once she left police... more »
  • Man wanted for hit-and-run that injured woman

    September 27, 2014 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police are looking for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident that left Amber Sandifer, 29, injured Monday. According to State troopers, Sandifer was traveling westbound on Jefferson Highway when she was struck by a yellow Scion tC traveling northbound on Bluebonnet Boulevard towards... more »
  • California secession?

    May 28, 2014 7:45 PM

    SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA- The idea of breaking away from California to form a 51st state is gaining steam in the northern, largely rural and agrarian counties. Its been a topic of conversation for almost a century but now voters in two counties can have a say next week. People in Del... more »
  • UPDATE: Identity released of man killed, dumped in canal

    April 8, 2014 9:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a murder after the body of a 38-year-old man was found shot to death early Tuesday morning. The body of Alexander Scott was found by neighborhood residents around 7:30am in a canal behind houses in the 4300 block of Jefferson Ave.... more »
  • Dead body found this morning on Jefferson Avenue

    September 23, 2013 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating the killing of a man found dead in Baton Rouge this morning. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said the man was found in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue around 5:50 a.m. Police did not release details about how the man died,... more »
  • Possible meth lab found near affluent BR community

    August 27, 2013 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies investigated a possible meth lab near Bocage Tuesday night. A sheriff's office spokesperson said they were alerted by ambulance personnel about a man with burns to his hands and face at an apartment in the 7900 block of Jefferson. He had a small bottle that... more »
  • Bank robbery suspect arrested at airport

    April 30, 2013 11:42 AM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a man returning to the area was arrested at Louis Armstrong International Airport for a Metairie bank robbery earlier in April. The Times-Picayune reports 33-year-old Bruce Padilla was booked Monday for a bank robbery on April 12. Col. John Fortunato says authorities caught... more »
  • Man shot and killed in River Ridge

    April 15, 2013 11:15 AM

    RIVER RIDGE - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in River Ridge. Deputies say 29-year-old Sulaiman Muhammad was shot multiple times around 12:52 p.m. Sunday. Deputies say Muhammad was taken to the LSU Interim Hospital, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. Sheriff's office spokesman John Fortunato... more »
  • Fake cop gets 25 years

    April 2, 2013 11:11 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 50-year-old New Orleans man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for robbing people while impersonating a police officer. The Times-Picayune reports Van Gabriel pleaded guilty in Jefferson Parish to 10 charges tied to four crimes in Kenner and Gretna in 2010. In his Jefferson... more »
  • Jefferson Parish woman killed by gunshots at home

    February 17, 2013 10:34 AM

    GRETNA, La. - Jefferson Parish authorities say an 81-year-old woman has been shot and killed after someone fire into her home in the Bridge City community. Sheriff Newell Normand says in a news release that it's not clear if the woman was the intended target in the shooting, but she... more »

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