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  • Warrant amnesty begins in western Livingston Parish Play Video

    February 4, 2016 5:30 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs Marshal's Office is offering amnesty to those who have outstanding warrants. It's a way to clear your name at a discount of $35 instead of going to jail. Marshal Jerry Denton serves nearly 35,000 people in southwest Livingston Parish. "It's a great opportunity for... more »
  • Grand Jury indicts Marksville officers over deadly shooting Play Video

    December 10, 2015 9:01 AM

    MARKSVILLE - A grand jury indicted two city marshals Thursday who are accused of killing a 6-year-old child in Marksville. The grand jury returned a two-count indictment against Derrick Stafford, 32, and Norris Greenhouse Jr., 23, on charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. The officers are... more »
  • Marshals blamed in killing of boy fired from Alexandria jobs

    December 6, 2015 12:22 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. - Two men working as city marshals in Marksville and accused of killing an autistic 6-year-old boy have been fired from their jobs with the Alexandria City Marshal's Office. Alexandria Marshal Terrence Grines has fired Norris Greenhouse Jr. and Derrick Stafford. Both men face charges of second-degree murder... more »
  • Three stories to start your day Play Video

    November 12, 2015 8:05 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Marksville officer charged with the murder of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis could be let out this morning Afghanistan War veteran chastises Edwards during Veterans Day gubernatorial debate Avian flu outbreak causes Turkey prices to skyrocket right before Thanksgiving Make outdoor reservations, a... more »
  • Funeral held for 6-year-old boy shot by police Play Video

    November 9, 2015 8:55 AM

    MARKSVILLE - Family and friends of a 6-year-old boy shot to death in his father's car have gathered in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to remember him. Jeremy Mardis killed last week in a confrontation with police in Marksville, Louisiana, where his father was severely wounded. Anita Bonnette is assistant principal at... more »
  • Son of slain U. S. Marshal Josie Wells born

    August 27, 2015 5:50 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The wife of Deputy U. S. Marshal Josie Wells, who was shot and killed while he was tracking a fugitive in north Baton Rouge, gave birth to their son Thursday according to the U. S. Marshal's Service. Channing Wells named the boy Josie Wells Jr., according... more »
  • Smoke detectors and fire safety Play Video

    August 4, 2015 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A smoke alarm can be the difference between life and death. Fire officials say you're 50% more likely to survive a fire if your home has working smoke detectors. Detectors should be installed inside and outside each bedroom and sleeping area on every floor of your... more »
  • State fire marshal investigating deadly travel trailer fire

    July 14, 2015 7:58 AM

    PORT ALLEN- The state Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a fatal fire in Port Allen. Investigators say the body of a man was found in a burning travel trailer early Tuesday morning. The victim's name has not been released. We will continue to keep you updated... more »
  • Family, friends gather today to remember fallen U.S. Marshal

    March 17, 2015 8:15 AM

    MOSS POINT, MS - Family and friends will gather Tuesday morning to say goodbye to U.S. Marshal who was killed in the line of duty in Baton Rouge a week ago. Josie Wells was shot and killed at a Baton Rouge motel last week. The man accused of shooting... more »
  • Man accused of shooting, killing US Marshal dies

    March 11, 2015 7:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities tell News 2 the man accused of shooting and killing a U.S. Marshal serving a warrant at an East Baton Rouge motel Tuesday has died. Jamie Croom, 31, was shot five times and rushed to the hospital after investigators say he shot Deputy Marshal Josie... more »
  • La. constables and marshals get life-saving training Play Video

    April 9, 2014 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Constables and marshals from across the country are in Baton Rouge for training to find out what new crime trends are being seen across the country, so authorities will know how to react when they come up on a new situation. Both the National Constables and Marshals... more »
  • Marshal's office outfitted with pepper guns

    March 18, 2014 10:20 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- City marshals will be carrying new equipment to deal with problematic people and the agency's leader believes it is safer than what some departments are packing. The marshal's office here now also has pepper guns. Marshal Jerry Denton said he prefers them to stun guns, for safety... more »
  • Fire Marshal: Man dies of smoke inhalation in mobile home fire

    March 3, 2014 2:50 PM

    JARREAU- An 85 year-old Jarreau man died of smoke inhalation in a mobile home fire in Pointe Coupee Parish. That's according to the State Fire Marshal's Office. Henry Jipson's body was pulled from the charred remains of the mobile home Saturday afternoon. The cause of the fire remains... more »
  • Fats Domino named "honorary grand marshal" of Orpheus

    December 20, 2013 2:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The music of rock 'n' roll Hall of Fame performer Fats Domino will "float" through the streets of New Orleans this Carnival season. Domino has been named honorary grand marshal of the Krewe of Orpheus, the star-studded Carnival club that traditionally parades the night before Mardi Gras. Although... more »
  • Edwards to lead Carnival parade in Houma

    February 1, 2013 6:43 AM

    HOUMA - Former Gov. Edwin Edwards will be the grand marshal when the Krewe of Hercules parades at 6 p.m. Friday, kicking off the Carnival season in Houma. The Courier reports that Houma native and retired New York Giants football player Brandon Jacobs also will ride in the parade.... more »

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