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  • Police: St. Louis officers kill suspect with knife

    August 19, 2014 2:37 PM

    ST. LOUIS- St. Louis police say officers shot and killed a 23-year-old man who was wielding a knife and refused to drop it. Police Chief Sam Dotson said officers responded to Tuesday to a store where the man was reported to have stolen energy drinks and a pastry. Dotson... more »
  • Attorney: Girl charged in stabbing is mentally ill

    June 2, 2014 7:37 PM

    MILWAUKEE - An attorney for a Wisconsin girl accused of plotting to kill a friend to curry favor with a fictional online character says he is concerned about her mental health. He also says he will repeat his request for the court to move her from juvenile detention to a... more »
  • Knife-wielding crook caught on camera Play Video

    February 10, 2014 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man who robbed a computer repair store Monday threatened an employee with a knife. The robbery happened at Dot Calm Computer Repairs on Government Street. The owner says the man got away with $100 in cash and a used iPhone. "You know, young, ignorant... more »
  • 8 year old confronted by knife-wielding bandit

    August 14, 2013 7:48 PM

    READING, PENNSYLVANIA- A man is accused of trying to rob an 8-year-old girl at knife point while she was on her way to the grocery store to buy some vegetables. Her grandmother had given her $5 to buy carrots for some beef stew and police say Jackenzy Pierre confronted her... more »
  • Driver booked in knife attack on passenger

    June 14, 2013 2:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans woman in under arrest after police say she stabbed a passenger in her car. Investigators say that officers pulled over 22-year-old Breonna Stovall for a traffic violation shortly after 1:35 a.m. on Chef Menteur Highway. They say they found her covered with blood... more »
  • FBI: Man fatally shot in Boston bombing probe

    May 22, 2013 9:53 AM

    BOSTON - Law enforcement officials say a man was shot while he was being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife. Two officials confirmed that 27-year-old Ibragim Todashev came at the agent Wednesday. They spoke on condition of anonymity because... more »
  • Suspect sought in rape near LSU

    May 20, 2013 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a rape reported over the weekend near the LSU campus. Investigators say around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, the 25-year-old victim was standing outside her home between Nicholson and Burbank when she was approached by a man with a knife. She says the man... more »
  • Ponchatoula student arrested for having gun, knife

    October 19, 2012 2:54 PM

    PONCHATOULA - A junior high student in Ponchatoula has been arrested after bringing a loaded .38-caliber handgun and knife to school. Police Chief Bry Layrisson says the incident happened Friday at Ponchatoula Jr. High School after school officials notified police that someone had weapons on campus. WDSU-TV reports the 14-year-old... more »
  • Prosecutors: Man stabbed grandmother 111 times

    October 15, 2012 12:49 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Court records say a Utah man accused of killing his grandmother stabbed her 111 times. In the newly released documents, prosecutors also claim Zachary Weston told police he cut her in several places and removed several of her internal organs. According to the records, officers went... more »
  • TV station knife attack

    May 23, 2012 7:39 PM

    A knife-wielding man ran through the halls of a TV station in Topeka, Kansas after complaining the Department of Veterans Affairs was mishandling his case. He stabbed two employees before being subdued. The two men he attacked were taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries. It happened at WIBW-TV... more »
  • Police warn of rapist in Baton Rouge Play Video

    November 29, 2011 9:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police say two women, one who was raped at knifepoint and another who was grabbed from behind and choked, gave similar descriptions of their attacker. Police describe the rapist as a Hispanic man who speaks broken English, in his mid-20's, medium build, and stands five-foot five-inches to... more »
  • Made in Louisiana: Shiva Ki Knives Play Video

    November 21, 2011 9:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The knives Shiva Ki crafts by hand hold world records for their sharpness. Oddly enough, he stumbled upon the art by accident. Ki was teaching hand-to-hand combat classes in his North Baton Rouge back yard when decided to make his own knife handle. Ki called Gerber... more »
  • Zachary man accused of stabbing father

    July 27, 2011 11:51 AM

    ZACHARY - A Zachary man is in the hospital after police say his son tried to kill him with a kitchen knife. Zachary Police arrested Frank Roberts, 18, in suspicion of attempted murder last night. Chief David Courtney said they were called to a disturbance at the family's... more »
  • BR stabbing victim describes attack with "sword"

    June 17, 2011 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three days after he was attacked by a knife-wielding acquaintance, Howard Lemond of Baton Rouge is back at home recovering and told News 2 about his ordeal. He showed our cameras the 28-inch scar he was left with when police say 57-year-old Alvin Clay, the brother... more »
  • California man killed by armed bird at cockfight

    February 8, 2011 1:19 PM

    DELANO, Calif. - A California man attending a cockfight has died after being stabbed in the leg by a bird that had a knife attached to its own limb. The Kern County coroner says 35-year-old Jose Luis Ochoa was declared dead at a hospital about two hours after he... more »
  • Hickman pleads guilty in deadly Brookstown stabbing

    January 27, 2011 12:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An 18-year-old pleaded guilty today to stabbing another girl to death during a fight last year in Baton Rouge. India Hickman entered the plea today before Judge Jackson in district court. She had been accused of manslaughter in the death of 15-year-old Eltonique Clark during a fight... more »
  • Man arrested after he tries to rob store, takes two hostage

    November 4, 2010 6:19 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - A man was arrested after authorities said he tried to rob a grocery store in Independence then took two people hostage. Authorities said Percy Griffin Jr., Amite, approached a cashier and off-duty employee at the customer service desk and demanded the cashier “put all the money in the... more »
  • Exxon robber on the run

    August 10, 2010 11:22 AM

    Baton Rouge Police say, a man who robbed an Exxon gas station, early last month is still on the run. It happened at the Exxon on the ten-thousand block of Airline Highway. The man in these pictures jumped the counter, threatened the clerk with a kitchen knife and... more »
  • Yoshi Blade - Does It Really Work?

    July 8, 2010 7:42 AM

    Whitney Vann and cookbook queen Holly Clegg put Yoshi Blade to the test. Can this ceramic knife really cut through the competition? more »
  • Baton Rouge man dies after stabbing

    April 5, 2010 2:04 PM

    A Baton Rouge man stabbed inside his home last week died over the weekend at Earl K. Long Medical Center. Baton Rouge Police said Bethal Captville, 50, succumbed to his wounds on Saturday. According to police, Leroy Franklin, 39, of Baton Rouge, asked Captville at 11:40 p.m. on April... more »
  • Student arrested after threatening others with knife

    October 1, 2009 11:49 AM

    A 13-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday after deputies say he used a pocket knife to threaten classmates at Scotlandville Elementary School in Baton Rouge. No one was hurt and school leaders took the knife away from the boy. He's charged with aggravated assault. more »

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