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  • Maryland police charge driver shot by officer with attempted murder

    February 27, 2017 3:24 PM

    CLARKSVILLE, Md. - Police in Maryland have filed criminal charges against a man who was shot by an officer last week after he drove a car toward the policewoman. Howard County police say 38-year-old Tremayne Dorsey has been charged with attempted murder, assault and driving with a suspended license. Police... more »
  • Man wanted for vehicle burglary on Lanier Drive Play Video

    February 27, 2017 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are searching for a man who broke into a vehicle at a home in the 5800 block of Lanier Drive. The incident occurred on Feb. 24 when responding deputies found forced entry into the vehicle with its contents scattered about inside.... more »
  • Man hospitalized after shots fired near Mall of Louisiana

    February 26, 2017 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old man was hospitalized after he was shot near the Mall of Louisiana Saturday. According to an official, it is believed he was hit by gunshots which were reported in the area of the mall Saturday night. The man did not suffer any life-threatening injuries.... more »
  • Man booked on multiple charges after alleged struggle with Sheriff's deputy

    February 19, 2017 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 30-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested on multiple charges after he allegedly became combatant during a traffic stop Saturday. According to arrest records, on Feb. 18, Sheriff's deputies were initially called in reference to a hit and run. The victim reported damage to a... more »
  • Man shot by officer after opening fire near Oakland zoo dies

    February 18, 2017 7:40 PM

    OAKLAND, Ca. - Police says a man shot by an officer after opening fire at residents, cars and police officers in Oakland died hours later at a hospital. Oakland Police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson says the man was identified as 32-year-old Jesse Enjaian. Watsons says officers were called to a... more »
  • Man becomes lawyer after unjustly imprisoned for 7 years

    February 15, 2017 5:50 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - A man who spent seven years in prison for a Wisconsin rape before he was cleared is now an attorney trying to clear another man of the same crime. Jarrett Adams was 17 in 1998 when a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student accused him and two friends of... more »
  • Prairieville man charged for beating, raping woman

    February 14, 2017 6:01 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An Ascension Parish Grand Jury indicted a man Wednesday after he turned himself in for beating and raping a woman in November. According to District Attorney Ricky Babin, 55-year-old Stephen Janis was charged with first degree rape, false imprisonment with a dangerous weapon, aggravated assault with a... more »
  • Florida golfer uses putter to escape gator's jaws

    February 11, 2017 5:36 PM

    NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Florida golfer made the shot of his life with a putter when he used it to escape an alligator that had grabbed him by the ankle. Tony Aarts used his putter to jab the gator in the eyes before the alligator let him go.... more »
  • Man arrested after allegedly raping teen for several years

    February 11, 2017 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man after a 14-year-old girl revealed that he spent the past several years raping her on a regular basis. The victim was being interviewed by authorities in November when she revealed that 34-year-old Ivy Miller of Baton Rouge had been raping her... more »
  • Man arrested for pushing wife, threatening deputies

    February 9, 2017 1:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested Tuesday for pushing his wife and threatening arresting deputies. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested Brock Triche on charges of domestic abuse battery, public intimidation and retaliation and resisting an officer. The incident occurred on Feb. 7 around 10:45 p.m.... more »
  • Man arrested in attempted murder on West Chimes Street

    February 8, 2017 3:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Mandeville man has been arrested in connection to an attempted murder and armed robbery on on West Chimes Street. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, an unidentified male robbed the victim in his apartment at gunpoint around 12 a.m. Dec. 22, 2016. The... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for repeatedly sending inappropriate messages to juvenile

    February 7, 2017 4:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man was booked into jail Monday after he continuously sent inappropriate messages to a 13-year-old boy. Officers arrested 21-year-old Anthony Christmas of Baton Rouge after he repeatedly solicited sexual favors from the boy over the course of about three weeks. The victim says he initially... more »
  • Mississippi man has 130-pound tumor removed in Bakersfield

    February 6, 2017 8:57 PM

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Mississippi man who was told he was simply fat has had a 130-pound tumor removed during an operation in Bakersfield. Roger Logan of Gulfport had the surgery on Jan. 31. He's staying at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital for another week or so. His surgeon says the tumor... more »
  • Man arrested for exposing himself at Cortana Place Walmart

    February 6, 2017 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested on Sunday after he exposed himself to two women and a 15-year-old girl at Walmart in the 9000 block of Cortana Place. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 37-year-old Glen Ellerbe on charges of obscenity and indecent behavior with juveniles. One... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery of Cash Cow on Coursey Boulevard

    February 6, 2017 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for a man who robbed the Cash Cow business in the 14000 block of Coursey Boulevard. The incident occurred on Feb. 4 around 2:30 p.m. According to the sheriff's office, the man entered the business, asked about cash... more »
  • Police: Walmart customer fatally shoots suspected thief

    February 5, 2017 12:25 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Police say a customer at a Walmart store in Florida fatally shot a man who was among a group suspected of stealing two carts full of merchandise. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the shooting occurred Saturday after suspects left the store with... more »
  • Elderly man threatens wife with shotgun after refusing to take medication

    February 4, 2017 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested an elderly man Saturday morning after he threatened to shoot his wife with a shotgun during a domestic dispute. An officer arrived at a home on Azrock Ave. after receiving a report of a domestic disturbance involving a weapon. Upon arrival, the officer spoke... more »
  • Four arrested for kidnapping, beating Lafayette man

    February 3, 2017 4:29 PM

    ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST – Louisiana State Police arrested four individuals for charges related to the kidnapping of a Lafayette man. The incident occurred on Feb. 1 when a man was taken hostage by several suspects in the Thibodaux area, according to Louisiana State Police. The man was taken... more »
  • Florida man charged with faking his death gets 14 years

    February 1, 2017 6:19 PM

    JACKSONVILLE - A Florida businessman who faked his own death to defraud insurance companies has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. The Florida Times-Union reports that 63-year-old Jose Lantigua was sentenced Wednesday in Jacksonville after he pleaded guilty to bank fraud, identity theft and other charges. The former owner... more »
  • May 8 trial for Tulsa officer who fatally shot unarmed man

    February 1, 2017 12:14 PM

    TULSA - A white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year will go to trial May 8. Tulsa police officer Betty Jo Shelby was arraigned Wednesday in district court. She has pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the Sept. 16 death of Terence Crutcher.... more »
  • DA charges girlfriend of man killed by Louisiana deputies

    February 1, 2017 10:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A woman who was in a car with her boyfriend when he was shot and killed by two pursuing Louisiana sheriff's deputies last year has been charged in connection with the actions authorities say the couple took that prompted the chase. Citing court records filed Thursday, news... more »
  • Elderly Livingston man sentenced for repeated indecent behavior with a juvenile

    January 31, 2017 4:38 PM

    LIVINGSTON- A 69-year-old man was sentenced to 21 years in prison for three counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. According to District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux, Otis Bedwell was found guilty in October 2016 of inappropriate sexual behavior with a 15-year-old boy who was doing yardwork on Bedwell's... more »
  • Man arrested for going to work drunk, threatening arresting deputy

    January 31, 2017 1:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested for showing up to his workplace drunk and threatening the deputy that arrested him. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 38-year-old Jason Hayes for charges of disturbing the peace and remaining at a place after forbidden. The incident occurred on... more »
  • Man already jailed, now held for triple murder in NOLA

    January 30, 2017 5:47 PM

    GRETNA - Authorities say a 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with last week's shooting deaths of three people in suburban New Orleans. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office announced Monday that Corey Woods of Metairie was already in jail on unrelated charges when three counts of first-degree murder were... more »
  • Baton Rouge man attempts to murder, rob victim for sleeping with his girlfriend

    January 30, 2017 4:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they arrested a man Sunday after he attempted to rob and shoot another man who had slept with his girlfriend. Erik Woods, 23, of Baton Rouge knocked on the victim's door Thursday morning, asking for a cold drink. The victim, who sells drinks out... more »
  • Man arrested for setting van on fire after threatening to blow it up

    January 30, 2017 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested for setting a van on fire after threatening to blow it up during an argument with a woman. Orlan Alley, 60, was arrested for one charge of communication of planned arson. The incident happened on Jan. 29 in the 10000 block... more »
  • Crews looking for missing Missouri woman find 2nd man's body

    January 29, 2017 2:21 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the second straight week, people searching for a missing Missouri woman have found a man's body. Kansas City police say the Saturday discovery is being investigated as a suspicious death but released no details. Police had no updates Sunday. The Kansas City Star reports that... more »
  • Man arrested for stalking woman on LSU's campus

    January 26, 2017 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested for stalking a woman while on LSU's campus. Police arrested 31-year-old Nicholas Xenakis on Wednesday. The incident occurred on Wednesday around 4 p.m. when LSU Police officers were contacted about a man following a woman on campus. The woman stated that... more »
  • Sheriff: Suspect shot during undercover drug operation

    January 24, 2017 9:17 PM

    STUART, Fla. - Authorities say a central Florida deputy shot and wounded a man during an undercover narcotics operation. Local media organizations say the shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon in a hotel parking lot off Interstate 95 near Stuart. Martin County Sheriff William Snyder says the shooting appeared to be in... more »
  • Man arrested for carrying gun, marijuana in Terrebonne neighborhood

    January 24, 2017 6:32 PM

    TERREBONNE - Terrebonne Parish deputies arrested a man after they found him in possession of a firearm, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia in a neighborhood street. Deputies responded to a report of a man carrying a gun in the 400 block of Louis Dive Monday night. Upon arrival, deputies... more »
  • Suspect wanted for shooting on N. 23rd Street; victim in critical condition

    January 24, 2017 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify a suspect accused of shooting a man on Jan. 20 on North 23rd Street near Jefferson Avenue. Investigators believe the shooting was a result of an argument between the suspect and the victim, a 35-year-old man. The... more »
  • Philadelphia landlord fatally shoots tenant over unpaid rent

    January 24, 2017 4:10 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Police say a Philadelphia landlord fatally shot her tenant during a dispute over his unpaid rent. Capt. James Clark says 28-year-old Anthanasia Moncrief got into a shoving match with 32-year-old Richard Spadel during the argument shortly after 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Spadel had been renting a room from her.... more »
  • Judge weighs death penalty for 5-year-old girl's slaying

    January 24, 2017 10:52 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - A Mississippi judge has begun examining evidence and hearing testimony into whether a man should receive the death penalty after he admitted to sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl and hanging her by using her socks. News outlets report that Harrison County Circuit Court Judge Lisa Dodson reviewed... more »
  • Kansas man admits to robbing bank to escape his wife

    January 23, 2017 6:23 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A 70-year-old man who told investigators after robbing a Kansas bank that he'd rather be imprisoned than with his wife has admitted carrying out the holdup. Lawrence Ripple pleaded guilty Monday in Kansas City, Kansas, to a federal bank robbery count. He faces up to 20... more »
  • Family fight apparently sparked fatal house fire

    January 23, 2017 3:56 PM

    COVINGTON - The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office says a family fight apparently prompted a 28-year-old man to splash gasoline around the house and start the fire that killed him and hospitalized his twin brother and their father. Deputy Chief Brant Thompson says the man's father is hospitalized with burns... more »
  • Police: No plans to arrest man for fatal shooting at Slidell-area home

    January 18, 2017 12:30 PM

    SLIDELL - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith says investigators don't plan to arrest a 24-year-old Slidell man who shot and killed another man outside his house. He says results of the autopsy on 22-year-old Seth Flores back up Shane Hicks' statement that he was protecting himself from a man... more »
  • North Texas police officer killed, suspect later found dead

    January 17, 2017 10:19 PM

    LITTLE ELM, Texas - A police detective has died after being shot while answering a report of an armed man outside a house in a suburban Dallas neighborhood. Little Elm Police Chief Rodney Harrison says Detective Jerry Walker died Tuesday night at a Denton hospital hours after the shooting. Fire... more »
  • Man seeking new trial in 1971 rape claims state hid evidence

    January 17, 2017 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Louisiana man serving a life sentence for the rape of a nurse in 1971 claims authorities concealed evidence that the crime was committed by another man linked to two similar attacks. Innocence Project New Orleans attorneys on Tuesday asked the Louisiana Supreme Court to review Wilbert... more »
  • Man attacks victim with crutch after argument with girlfriend

    January 17, 2017 12:35 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a man Friday for attacking another man with a crutch. Police say Justin LeBlanc, 20, became angry after a conversation with his girlfriend around noon and began breaking things around the home at 1604 Badt Avenue. The victim allegedly came out of his room after... more »
  • Police: Officer fatally shoots man who shot 2, took hostage

    January 16, 2017 7:46 PM

    HERNDON, Va. - Police in Virginia say an officer shot and killed a man who shot two others and then kept a hostage barricaded inside a home even after it caught fire. Fairfax County Police Department spokeswoman Julie Parker told reporters Monday afternoon that after the home in Herndon, a... more »
  • Wanted man arrested after fleeing through Southern dorm hall, flipping officer

    January 14, 2017 1:48 PM

    BATON ROGUE - Authorities said a 20-year-old Houma man with multiple warrants through Lafourche Parish was arrested at Southern University after he attempted to flee. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, on Jan. 13 around 2:40 p.m., deputies assisted a local bails bondsman in apprehending the suspect,... more »
  • Police kill man who fired gun outside Austin church

    January 14, 2017 12:13 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - A man who Austin police say repeatedly fired an assault-style weapon into the air outside a church has been shot and killed by an officer after he refused to drop the gun. Authorities say the shooting early Saturday in northwest Austin culminated a series of events that... more »
  • Man arrested for threatening to blow up building in Houma

    January 11, 2017 6:38 PM

    HOUMA – A man wanted for making threats to blow up a building in Houma was arrested, according to Louisiana State Police. Daniel Neville, 54, was arrested on charges of disturbing the peace, communicating false information of planned arson along with entry and remaining where forbidden. On Nov. 3,... more »
  • Officer won't be charged in killing of unstable black man

    January 10, 2017 8:14 PM

    SAN DIEGO - Prosecutors say criminal charges won't be filed against a California police officer who killed a mentally unstable black man he thought was aiming a gun. San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced Tuesday that her office determined the shooting of 38-year-old Alfred Olango last September was... more »
  • Man faces child porn charges involving children in eight different states

    January 10, 2017 3:16 PM

    MAYS LANDING, NJ - A New Jersey man has been indicted on child porn charges involving children spanning eight different states. Prosecutors say Sherman Miller, 49, faces 12 counts of child pornography. The charges include causing a child to engage in child pornography, possessing or viewing child pornography and... more »
  • Man shot during apparent robbery on North 35th Street

    January 10, 2017 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating an early morning incident where a man was shot during an apparent robbery. The incident occurred in the 1200 block of North 35th Street around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. According to BRPD, a 40-year-old man suffered from a... more »
  • Coroner identifies 3 dead after shooting, fire

    January 9, 2017 8:57 PM

    MOREHEAD, Ky. - Authorities allege a man killed his mother and his girlfriend, then opened fire on deputies who responded to his rural Kentucky home. The man is then believed to have set his own home on fire before turning his gun on himself. The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested after exposing himself inside Circle K

    January 7, 2017 10:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man was arrested after he allegedly exposed himself and performed sexual acts on himself in front of an employee inside a Circle K on Perkins Rd., according to authorities. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, an employee at the business stated... more »
  • 4 charged in videotaped beating of man in Chicago

    January 5, 2017 9:42 AM

    CHICAGO - Prosecutors have filed hate crime and aggravated kidnapping charges against four black suspects accused of beating and taunting a white man during an attack streamed live on Facebook. Cook County prosecutors on Thursday announced charges against three 18-year-olds - Jordan Hill of Carpentersville, Brittany Covington of Chicago and... more »
  • Deputies arrest man wanted for domestic abuse

    January 2, 2017 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a man who was wanted for domestic abuse. Deputies were searching for 29-year-old Thailand Brooks on Monday. Brooks was wanted for the unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling along with domestic abuse battery. He was located and booked... 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 »
  • Police in Illinois shoot suspect using man as 'human shield'

    December 27, 2016 8:40 PM

    NORTH RIVERSIDE, Ill. - Police in suburban Chicago have shot a man they say tried to rob a bank, then ran into a nearby store and held an elderly man at knifepoint. North Riverside Police said in a statement Tuesday that the suspect attempted to use the older man as... more »
  • Man charged in slaying of actress, yoga teacher

    December 27, 2016 8:26 PM

    WASHINGTON - Police in Washington have charged a Maryland man with first-degree murder in the death of an actress and yoga teacher who went missing on Christmas. Metropolitan Police said in a news release that 29-year-old Adrian Duane Johnson of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, was charged Tuesday. He was arrested after... 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 »
  • WWII veteran's stolen Purple Heart mysteriously reappears

    December 22, 2016 10:19 AM

    PLYMOUTH - A Massachusetts man says his father's World War II Purple Heart stolen earlier this year has been returned, perhaps by a thief who had an "attack of conscience." Paul Curtis tells The Patriot Ledger that the medal was stolen along with computers, jewelry and musical instruments during a... more »
  • Husband, wife arrested in second wife disappearance

    December 13, 2016 10:44 PM

    VISALIA, Calif. - Authorities say that a Central California man who was married to two women at the same time has been arrested on suspicion of murdering one of them, and his other wife also has been arrested in the case. The Sacramento Bee reports the Tulare County Sheriff's Office... more »
  • Missing Pensacola man with mental condition located

    December 13, 2016 6:14 PM

    A 71-year-old man missing from Pensacola, who was believed to be in Louisiana, has been located. According to Louisiana State Police, Ira Johnson, Jr. was located in Texas and is safe. Louisiana State Police was seeking the public's assistance on behalf of the Escambia County Sheriff's Office in locating... more »
  • Ohio man who set girlfriend on fire convicted; gets 11 years

    December 12, 2016 8:24 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A man accused of throwing gasoline on his girlfriend and setting her on fire behind an Ohio gas station has been convicted of aggravated arson and other charges after pleading no contest and has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. A statement from Franklin County's prosecutor... more »
  • New Orleans man arrested for production of child pornography, enticement of minors

    December 5, 2016 8:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man was arrested and charged with production of child pornography and coercion and enticement of minors, according to the FBI. On Monday Dec. 5, The FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crimes Against Children/Human Trafficking Task Fore arrested Matthew Pere, 32, in New Orleans... more »
  • Dead man found in SUV that had pile of parking tickets on it

    December 2, 2016 10:02 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE - A South Florida woman says she peeked inside an SUV with a stack of parking citations on the windshield and saw the body of a man slumped over the center console. Carolyn White tells the SunSentinel she wonders why a parking meter attendant didn't see 62-year-old Jacob... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for murdering parents in Tennessee

    November 30, 2016 1:51 PM

    KNOXVILLE – Tennessee investigators say a Baton Rouge man murdered his parents in Knoxville then tried to dissolve their bodies in acid after Thanksgiving. The Knox County Sheriff's Office charged 28-year-old Joel Michael Guy with two counts of first-degree murder Tuesday. Deputies say Guy murdered his parents, Joe... more »
  • Murder charge dismissed against 1 of 2 Albuquerque officers

    November 28, 2016 8:25 PM

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A special prosecutor dismissed a second-degree murder charge Monday against one of two former Albuquerque police officers in the shooting of a homeless man during an hourslong standoff that was captured on police video and set off protests in New Mexico's largest city in 2014. Special Prosecutor... more »
  • Man dead after tree fell on him on Sharlane Drive Play Video

    November 28, 2016 12:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities responded to the scene of an incident late Monday morning where a tree fell on a man and killed him. The incident happened around 11 a.m. on Monday in the 8800 block of Sharlane Drive. Neighbors told WBRZ that the man was 91 years old.... more »
  • Police searching for suspects wanted for robbery on GSRI Avenue

    November 22, 2016 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men wanted for robbing a man on GSRI Avenue. The robbery occurred on Nov. 21 around 3:15 a.m. in the 8500 block of GSRI Avenue. According to reports, the victim was walking to work when a... more »
  • Brady St. shooting victim dies, Police in Baton Rouge work 3 shootings in 5 hours Monday

    November 14, 2016 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police worked as many as three shootings Monday. At 4 p.m., police were called to Brady Street where a shooting victim was located. A woman was shot and taken to a hospital in serious condition after being found in the 3200 block. The victim, Wykenda... more »
  • EBRSO searching for missing registered sex offender

    October 21, 2016 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are searching for a man who went missing Thursday evening. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies identified the missing man as 27-year-old Trevin L'Marcus Blackmore. Blackmore was convicted in August 2011 for pornography involving juveniles. He was released in April 2014. Blackmore is not... more »
  • Ascension Parish man missing for 12 days found dead in vehicle

    October 12, 2016 9:28 PM

    ASCENSION - A man reported missing 12 days ago has been found dead in his vehicle Friday. An Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office spokesperson says 34-year-old Ray Goodrich IV. was found at an undisclosed location in Baton Rouge Friday morning. Foul play is not suspected to be a factor... more »
  • Man arrested for forcible rape in Baker

    October 2, 2016 2:02 PM

    BAKER - A man was arrested for domestic abuse battery and forcible rape on Saturday in Baker. The Baker Police Department responded to a domestic abuse battery complaint on Saturday at a home on Daniels Street. The victim stated that the defendant, 57-year-old David Janes, had physically touched her... more »
  • 66-year-old man struck by train after attempting to cross track on his bicycle

    September 27, 2016 10:15 PM

    NEW IBERIA - A 66-year-old man was struck by a train late this afternoon when he attempted to cross at a non-roadway crossing area of the track. The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office said around 4:22 p.m. Tuesday, deputies located the victim, 66-year-old Eddie Livingston on the north side of... more »
  • Sword-wielding man dies after Trooper uses Taser

    July 18, 2016 2:37 PM

    LIVINGSTON – A man who threatened a State Trooper on Highway 16 with a sword is dead after a Taser was used to control him. On Sunday about 6 p.m., a Louisiana State Trooper responded to a crash near Port Vincent on Highway 16 when the driver, identified as 50-year-old... more »
  • Accused killer's lawyers: There are inconsistencies in police reports Play Video

    June 21, 2016 8:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The attorneys for a man accused of murdering his pregnant girlfriend slammed the police investigation into the matter in an exclusive interview with WBRZ Tuesday. "They don't have a case," one attorney told News 2's Brett Buffington. The two New Orleans-area attorneys are working to... more »
  • Body of drowned man found; 2nd in three days on Grand Isle

    June 7, 2016 11:48 PM

    GRAND ISLE - The body of a missing swimmer was found Wednesday morning, hours after he went under the water and did not resurface. The body of Diogenes Zuniga was found about 100 feet off the beach, WWL TV reported . Both the local police chief and parish coroner... more »
  • Man transported to hospital after car fell on him

    May 6, 2016 6:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities responded to an incident that resulted in a car falling on top of a man at a mechanic shop on Plank Road on Friday afternoon. The man was transported to the hospital with life threating injuries, according to authorities. WBRZ is working to bring more... more »

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