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  • Man arrested for threatening, sexually assaulting girlfriend

    September 3, 2017 10:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man for allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a knife and sexually assaulting her. According to police documents, the victim told 20-year-old Trudell Coates that she wanted to end their relationship at a residence on Jefferson Highway. Coates threatened... more »
  • Woman arrested for stabbing husband while on the toilet

    September 3, 2017 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a woman after she admitted to stabbing her husband three times while he sat on the toilet Sunday morning. According to police documents, Tammy McCallop stabbed her husband three times in the upper body after a marital dispute. ... more »
  • One hospitalized after family fight turns into stabbing on Blackwater Road Play Video

    July 2, 2017 6:01 PM

    CENTRAL - One person was taken to the hospital after a family fight turned violent on Blackwater Road Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m, in the 9400 block of Blackwater Road. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says at least one person was hurt in the stabbing... more »
  • Police investigating two stabbings in Baton Rouge area

    May 29, 2017 8:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officers are investigating after two victims were stabbed in two different locations in Baton Rouge Monday night. The first incident was reported around 7:30 p.m. on N. 20th Street near Convention Street. BRPD says one victim was stabbed in the face. The second stabbing occurred... more »
  • Portland mayor: Men who confronted attacker 'died heroes'

    May 27, 2017 7:48 PM

    PORTLAND - The mayor of Portland, Oregon, says the two men who were fatally stabbed when they intervened as a man yelled racial slurs at two young women on a light-rail train who appeared to be Muslim "died heroes." Speaking at a Saturday afternoon news conference, Mayor Ted Wheeler said... more »
  • Police: New York IHOP waitress pulls knife on family after argument

    May 10, 2017 7:50 AM

    MASSAPEQUA - Police say a waitress at a New York IHOP pulled a steak knife on a Long Island family after an argument over poor service. The mother of the family says they were shaken up after she, her husband and their two special needs kids were surrounded by the... more »
  • Group accused of attacking woman with gun, knife and bat

    April 14, 2017 11:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Two women were arrested after police say they attacked two people outside an apartment complex last month. According to arrest documents, the crime happened around 12:46 a.m. on March 25 outside an apartment complex on Denham Street. A victim told police that Ebony Shearill tried... more »
  • Stabbing on Jefferson Ave. sends one to hospital

    February 10, 2017 8:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to a stabbing on Jefferson Avenue. It happened just before 7 p.m. at a home in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue. BRPD sources say one person was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a stabbing. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"... more »
  • One hurt in fight with knife on S. Harrells Ferry Road

    February 4, 2017 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say one person was hurt after a fight involving a knife in Baton Rouge Saturday. The incident happened around 9 p.m. at a home on S. Harrells Ferry Road . EBRSO confirmed that one person was injured, but details about the incident are still limited... more »
  • Woman stabbed boyfriend with butcher knife during argument

    January 30, 2017 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A woman was arrested after she stabbed her boyfriend with a butcher knife during an argument. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 57-year-old Sonya Cockran on charges of aggravated second degree battery and domestic abuse battery. The incident happened on Jan. 29 around 5:50 a.m.... more »
  • Colorado considers ending "Westside Story" switchblade ban

    January 27, 2017 3:33 PM

    DENVER - The switchblade knives wielded six decades ago by the fictional Jets and Sharks street gangs in the legendary Broadway musical "West Side Story" and in Hollywood films spooked lawmakers across the U.S. and helped usher in state bans. But 54 years after Colorado enacted its prohibition of the... more »
  • Armed man with mental illness shot, killed by Kenner police

    January 24, 2017 12:48 PM

    KENNER - Police in a New Orleans suburb say officers fatally shot a man who was armed with two knives as he exited a house and advanced on them following a standoff that lasted more than four hours. Kenner police say in a news release that 25-year-old Armond Brown died... more »
  • Sheriff's office: Man fatally shot after lunging at deputies

    December 31, 2016 2:10 PM

    LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy fatally shot a South Florida man who was armed with a knife. In a statement, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said deputies were called to the Loxahatchee home early Saturday about a man threatening family members with a knife.... more »
  • DC police: Knife-wielding man shot by officer dies

    December 26, 2016 11:09 AM

    WASHINGTON - District of Columbia police say a man shot by an officer when he ignored commands to drop a knife has died. Police said in a statement that officers responding to a domestic disturbance report in northeast Washington on Sunday found a man armed with a knife. Police say... more »
  • Sheriff: Deputy kills woman threatening him with knife

    December 25, 2016 1:08 PM

    LAKE WALES, Fla. - A Florida sheriff's deputy fatally shot a woman who authorities say threatened him with a knife. A Polk County Sheriff's Office statement said 53-year-old Miriam Ann Savino called 911 requesting help Saturday afternoon for "a matter of life or death." Sheriff's spokeswoman Donna Wood said Deputy... more »
  • Woman arrested for hitting husband with turkey; threatening him with knife

    November 25, 2016 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A woman has been arrested after she hit her husband with a turkey and threatened her husband with a knife. Baton Rouge Police arrested 54-year-old Helen Jackson on charges of aggravated assault and domestic abuse battery. On Thursday, officers arrived to a home on Oaklon Drive... more »
  • Woman arrested after stabbing another woman with steak knife

    November 20, 2016 1:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say two women were arrested Sunday after stabbing each other in a fight on Evangeline Street in September. Baton Rouge Police say on Sept. 7 around 11:50 p.m., 59-year-old Jessie Jackson got into a fight with Nikeria Payne in the driveway on Evangeline Street. ... more »
  • BRPD: Mother says Jesus told her to slash 8-year-old's throat Play Video

    November 17, 2016 1:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge mother was arrested Thursday morning after receiving reports that she tried to kill her 8-year-old son. Gloria Ross, 40, was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for attempted first degree murder and second degree cruelty to a juvenile. Ross' bond... more »
  • Lawsuit dropped after man chokes on Popeyes chicken

    November 3, 2016 11:26 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss - A Mississippi attorney has dropped his lawsuit filed against Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen after he says he choked on a piece of chicken when the fast-food restaurant failed to provide him a knife in the drive-thru. Paul Newton Jr. of Gulfport tells The Sun Herald he decided not... more »
  • 20-year-old arrested for attempted murder with a kitchen knife

    September 11, 2016 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 20-year-old man was charged with attempted first degree murder after stabbing two men with a long kitchen knife. The incident occurred Sunday when Elvin Irias stabbed both 37-year-old Santos Nabarro and 28-year-old Denis Alemal with the long knife. Both men were taken to a... more »
  • Knife with blood found in home where children killed

    July 3, 2016 3:07 PM

    MEMPHIS - Sheriff's officials in Tennessee say deputies found a large butcher knife with what appeared to be blood on it in an apartment where a mother killed her four children by cutting their throats. Court documents say 29-year-old Shanynthia Gardner has been charged with four counts of first degree... more »
  • Walmart employee arrested after using knife in fight at store

    June 16, 2016 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An employee at the Neighborhood Walmart on Coursey near Sherwood was arrested after a Wednesday altercation where the man allegedly cut a co-worker's boyfriend with a knife at the store. Sheriff's deputies say 28-year-old Claude Leduff was booked on aggravated battery and disturbing the peace charges.... more »
  • Deputies looking for man who robbed Burbank CVS

    May 1, 2016 9:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are looking for a man who they say robbed a CVS on Burbank Drive Sunday night. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the store around 6:30 p.m., pulled out a knife and demanded money from a clerk. Deputies say... more »
  • LAPD rejects report on knife linked to O.J. Simpson case, report says

    March 15, 2016 4:46 PM

    LOS ANGELES - On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Police Department rejected a report from TMZ claiming that tests on a knife linked to O.J. Simpson did not detect any DNA that could shed light on the 1994 murder case of Simpson’s ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman, according to... more »
  • LAPD investigates knife purportedly found at OJ Simpson home

    March 4, 2016 12:32 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles police are investigating a knife purportedly found some time ago at the former home of O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of murder charges in the 1994 stabbing deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. Police Capt. Andy Neiman confirmed... more »
  • BRPD looking for man in attempted robbery

    October 31, 2015 11:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are looking for a man who tried to rob a woman with a knife and take her purse Friday night. Police said it happened in the parking lot of the Embassy Suite hotel on Constitution Avenue. Police were called out around 11:30 pm. ... more »
  • Son tells police he 'wished he could have done more' after stabbing mother in chest

    October 26, 2015 10:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a verbal spat between a mother and her son turned violent when the man grabbed a knife and stabbed her. Officers responded to the scene on N. 36th Street near Gus Young Avenue at around 7:40 p.m. Monday. When they arrived, they said they... more »
  • Police: Baton Rouge man arrested, cut woman and dog

    June 29, 2015 7:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge man has been arrested after authorities say he choked a woman and cut another woman and a dog with a knife. Police say 28-year-old Roosevelt Bell was arrested Saturday. Police responded to a home where authorities say Bell had choked a woman and cut another... more »
  • Bandit Armed with BBQ fork, knife robs store for drug money

    June 16, 2015 1:14 PM

    WILKES-BARRE, PA - Police say a man looking for cash to replenish his crack supply threatened store clerks with a sharpened barbecue fork and a large kitchen knife during a string of robberies in Pennsylvania. Timothy Burns was charged Monday with robbery, resisting arrest and aggravated assault on a... more »
  • Woman arrested in boyfriend's stabbing death

    May 11, 2015 9:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge woman has been arrested after deputies say she stabbed her boyfriend to death. Lisa Stewart was booked into Parish Prison with second-degree murder. The crime happened around 2 a.m. Monday in the 16000 block of S. Harrell's Ferry Road. Deputies responded to... more »
  • Loose moose stabbed to death

    April 29, 2015 8:46 PM

    ANCHORAGE, ALASKA- Moose are a common sight in Anchorage but not three men jumping on one and using a large knife to stab it to death. Thet rio are now charged with animal cruelty, wanton waste of big game and tampering with evidence. A bike rider called police saying... more »
  • Injured US ambassador to be released from hospital

    March 10, 2015 1:56 AM

    SEOUL, South Korea - A Seoul hospital says it expects to release injured U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert after five days of treatment because of a knife attack. Lippert has been hospitalized at Seoul's Severance Hospital since Thursday when a knife-wielding man slashed him on the face and wrist during a... more »
  • Man uses baseball bat to beat girlfriend in bathtub

    February 15, 2015 3:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is accused of trying to kill his girlfriend with a baseball bat while she was taking a bath. According to Baton Rouge Police, the victim said her 46-year-old boyfriend, Louis Christal, accused her of being with another man when she got home. Investigators say... more »
  • Woman charged with stabbing husband in chest

    December 22, 2014 9:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman has been arrested after deputies say she stabbed her husband in the chest with a knife. It happened Sunday night in the 7000 block of Villere Dr. After Stephanie Hayes Robertson, 39, was arrested, she told officers an argument with her... more »
  • 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 »

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