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  • South Korea says nearly 300 missing in ferry disaster Play Video

    April 16, 2014 6:10 AM

    SEOUL, South Korea - Officials in South Korea say nearly 300 people are still missing several hours after a ferry sank in the cold waters off the country's southern coast. At least two people are confirmed dead, but there are fears of a much bigger death toll as dozens of... more »
  • Two juveniles missing from St. Landry Parish

    April 8, 2014 11:52 AM

    LEONVILLE - The Sheriff's Office in St. Landry Parish is asking for help in locating two missing youngsters. 12 year-old Ariel Robin was last seen running from her home in Leonville and getting into a vehicle believed to be driven by 15 year-old Henry Bieber, Jr., also missing. The... more »
  • Malaysia official hopeful about lost jet search

    April 7, 2014 6:55 AM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's defense minister says he is "cautiously hopeful" that there will be positive developments in the next few days, "if not hours," in the search for the missing airliner. Hishamuddin Hussein made the comments Monday during a press conference in light of news about underwater sounds... more »
  • Assistance asked to find missing St. Martin man

    April 3, 2014 12:00 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for assistance in locating a missing person. Investigators say 50 year-old Justin Edward Camus was last seen at a residence on Duchamp Road in St. Martin Parish on April 1, about 12:45 p.m. He drives a white... more »
  • Body found in Red River identified

    April 3, 2014 11:48 AM

    BENTON - A body found in the Red River has been identified as a man who's been missing more than a week. 22 year-old Glen Bowens was reported missing on March 24. The body was found Tuesday night about a mile south of Red River South Marina on U.S.... more »
  • Washington mudslide death toll climbs to 28 Play Video

    April 2, 2014 6:58 AM

    ARLINGTON, WA - The official death toll from Washington state's mudslide has increased to 28, and the Snohomish County medical examiner's office says 22 of those victims have been identified. That's up from 27 dead with 19 identified Tuesday morning. The latest names added to the victims list are 65-year-old... more »
  • Search underway for missing New Roads woman Play Video

    March 28, 2014 2:33 PM

    NEW ROADS- Authorities in Pointe Coupee Parish are searching for a New Roads woman who went missing Thursday night. Isla "May" Lazare was last seen around 10 p.m. at Lakeview Nursing Home, where she lives. Lazare suffers from Alzheimer's Disease, as well as other medical conditions. If... more »
  • Mudslide fatalities expected to increase substantially

    March 27, 2014 12:00 PM

    DARRINGTON, Wash. - State authorities in Washington say the number of fatalities from a mudslide will go up substantially in the next two days. Sixteen bodies have been recovered, with nine more found as of Wednesday night. The Snohomish County District 21 Fire Chief says that officials are... more »
  • BRPD: Good Samaritans locate missing 10-year-old

    March 26, 2014 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a pair of good Samaritans found a 10-year-old girl who went missing in Baton Rouge and returned her safely to her family Wednesday. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the pair found Eriel Cottrell walking on South Choctaw Tuesday night and took her to their home.... more »
  • Satellite spots 122 possible objects in search

    March 26, 2014 5:56 AM

    PERTH, Australia - Malaysia says a satellite has captured images of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean that might be from the missing plane. Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says the objects were seen close to where three other satellites previously detected objects. He said Wednesday the sightings together are "the... more »
  • Official: 108 names on list of missing in mudslide

    March 24, 2014 11:31 AM

    ARLINGTON, Wash. - Authorities say there are 108 names on the list of people who've been reported missing or unaccounted for in the weekend mudslide in Washington state. Snohomish County emergency management director John Pennington says that doesn't mean there are 108 injuries or fatalities. But he says it's the... more »
  • Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

    March 24, 2014 9:17 AM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean. The news is a major breakthrough in the unprecedented two-week struggle to find out what happened to Flight 370,... more »
  • BR man using website to search for missing airplane Play Video

    March 22, 2014 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One Baton Rouge man is using a website to join in on the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight that vanished more than two weeks ago. Average Joe's like Scott Gray can log into Tomnod.com from the comfort of their home to scour the Indian... more »
  • Australia leader say nothing spotted in air search

    March 21, 2014 5:44 AM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Australia's acting prime minister says nothing of significance has been spotted so far by search planes flying deep into the southern Indian Ocean looking for possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. Warren Truss, who is acting prime minister while Tony Abbott is in Papua... more »
  • Australia chasing objects "possibly" from missing plane

    March 19, 2014 10:32 PM

    CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA- The prime minister sent the Australian air force to look for objects, possibly from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. The Associated Press reported late Wednesday of the find and said the objects were spotted on satellite imagery. Not much else was reported, since it was not immediately... more »
  • First insurance payments made for missing plane

    March 19, 2014 8:48 AM

    BERLIN - German insurance company Allianz says it has made initial payments in connection with the missing Malaysian Airlines plane. Allianz's global head of communication Hugo Kidston confirmed Wednesday that the Munich-based insurer and "other co-reinsurers of Malaysia Airlines aviation hull and liability policy have made initial payments." Kidston said... more »
  • Ex-police chief sentenced in missing cash probe

    January 14, 2014 3:02 PM

    AMITE- Former Kentwood Police Chief Gregory Newton has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to a charge that he tampered with cash that was recovered during a burglary investigation. State District Court Judge Wayne Ray Chutz sentenced Newton to five years of probation after the former chief pleaded guilty... more »
  • Body found after boating incident

    December 22, 2013 6:21 PM

    BAYOU PIGEON- Officials say they recovered a body of a boater who went missing yesterday. According to reports, the body of 37-year-old Brent Joseph LeBlanc of Central, La. was found at approximately 8:30am Sunday about a mile from his boat. The boat was found about a mile southwest of... more »
  • Coast Guard stops search for missing crewman

    November 12, 2013 8:11 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard has given up its search for a missing crewman. The man went overboard in the Gulf of Mexico Saturday about 60 miles southwest of Port Fourchon from the Dustin Danos, operated by Raceland-based Gulf Offshore Logistics. The Coast Guard says it stopped... more »
  • 3 bodies of missing family members found

    November 5, 2013 2:33 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The bodies of three people believed to be members of a missing Mississippi family have been found in Copiah County south of Jackson. Coroner Ellis Stewart says the bodies were found in an abandoned house off, about a mile from where the family's vehicle was found Saturday.... more »
  • Divers find body of missing platform worker

    October 29, 2013 9:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Divers have found the body of a missing oil platform worker at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, near the platform that sits in 100 feet of water about 55 miles offshore. The body, recovered Tuesday, is believed to be that of 38-year-old Peter Voces, a... more »
  • USCG: Crewman missing off platform

    October 28, 2013 12:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard and other offshore vessels are looking for man who went missing from a platform in the Gulf of Mexico this weekend. The Coast Guard said 38-year-old Peter Voces was last seen wearing an orange work vest, jeans and a brown shirt when he... more »
  • Parents beg government to find missing daughter Play Video

    October 17, 2013 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - University of Louisiana-Lafayette Student Danielle Wright and six others have been missing at sea since May 28, but her parents are optimistic she and the rest of the crew are alive. "Everybody on that boat is strong, capable, experienced and trained in survival," Robin Wright, Danielle's... more »
  • La. family hopes image is daughter's missing yacht

    October 14, 2013 9:41 PM

    LAFAYETTE- The family of a missing 19-year-old crew member aboard a yacht that vanished in June is asking authorities to resume the search for the Nina after satellite images may show the boat is floating somewhere between Australia and Norfolk Island. "We have never lost hope that the crew... more »
  • La. State Police rescued missing Fla. child

    October 1, 2013 11:39 AM

    HENDERSON - Louisiana State Police have rescued a missing 5-month-old child from Florida. Officers were on the lookout for a blue Chrysler Town and Country van traveling west on I-10. Trooper Stephen Hammons says officers stopped the van yesterday afternoon around 4:30 and found the child in the vehicle... more »
  • Locals ready to assist with Colorado flood disaster

    September 16, 2013 8:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Red Cross volunteers from Louisiana are on standby to assist with flood relief efforts in Colorado. Days of widespread flooding have left 8 people dead, destroyed some 1,500 homes and damaged about 17,500 others media in Colorado reported Monday night. "We are eager to support our... more »
  • Evacuations expand as rain continues falling in Colorado

    September 13, 2013 10:25 AM

    BOULDER, Colo. - Authorities in Boulder County, Colorado, say 17 people are unaccounted for amid the flooding that has inundated the city of Boulder. The water has isolated communities in the Rocky Mountain foothills, and left them without power or phone service. Authorities urged thousands of additional people in the... more »
  • Missing LSU student mourned after deadly wreck

    September 2, 2013 10:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Family and friends gathered today to lay Chris Broussard to rest after the LSU student was reported missing last week, then found in his overturned pickup south of Baton Rouge. Funeral services start at 11:30 a.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Baton Rouge with burial... more »
  • Body removed from missing college student's wrecked truck Play Video

    August 28, 2013 11:08 PM

    ST GABRIEL- A toxicology test will be performed on the body removed from a wrecked pick-up belonging to missing LSU student Chris Broussard. The truck was found on Highway 30 Wednesday night, just inside the Iberville Parish line south of East Baton Rouge. Broussard was reported missing Tuesday... more »
  • BRPD: Truck belonging to missing student located

    August 28, 2013 7:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police confirmed to News 2 a department helicopter spotted the truck belonging to a missing LSU student earlier today. They said the helicopter noticed the truck, which was overturned on LA 30 south of Baton Rouge near the Iberville Parish line, and landed to investigate. ... more »
  • Fraternity releases statement about missing student Play Video

    August 28, 2013 2:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The national Theta Chi fraternity released a statement today about a missing member from LSU, Christopher Broussard. Family members reported Broussard missing Tuesday after he did not return from a party near LSU late Monday night. They last heard from him around 1 a.m. Tuesday, when... more »
  • Missing persons case filed for LSU fraternity member Play Video

    August 27, 2013 11:28 PM

    UPDATE - This story has several significant updates linked under "Related Articles." BATON ROUGE- Police said a missing persons case is open for a member of an LSU fraternity who never returned home from a party the first week of school. Chris Broussard was reported missing Tuesday. He... more »
  • Search for boater in Cross Lake continues

    August 26, 2013 9:01 AM

    SHREVEPORT- Rescue efforts turned into recovery efforts Sunday as Shreveport fire and police divers brought in a cadaver dog to assist with the search for a boater who went missing late Saturday. The search resumed Monday. The Times reports authorities searched Sunday for the unidentified missing boater who reportedly went... more »
  • Missing 8-year-old boy found

    August 25, 2013 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies found a missing boy early Sunday morning. Parents contacted the Sheriff's office at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday night reporting that their son, Jabari Dowie, had left their home, says East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks. Hicks says... more »
  • CATS CFO resigns, investigation turned over to DA Play Video

    August 19, 2013 2:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The chief financial officer for the Capital Area Transit System resigned this afternoon. In a letter sent Friday to his boss CATS CEO Bob Mirabito, Gary Owens doesn't explain why he's leaving. During a scheduled press conference, Mirabito wouldn't answer questions about Owens' resignation or... more »
  • Suspect in 2 RI homicides found; tot still missing

    August 11, 2013 3:06 PM

    JOHNSTON, R.I. - Massachusetts State Police say the suspect in a double homicide and kidnapping in Rhode Island has been captured, but the toddler is still missing. State police spokesman Dave Procopio tells WPRI-TV that Malcolm Crowell was apprehended Sunday afternoon in Fall River after a nationwide Amber Alert was... more »
  • Sheriff: Missing swimmer's body found

    August 7, 2013 3:35 PM

    FRANKLINTON - The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office says the body of 22-year-old Melanie Borja has been found. Borja, of Picayune, Miss., went missing on the Bogue Chitto River near Franklinton on Sunday. The sheriff's office tells WDSU-TV that Borja's body was found at about 1 p.m. Wednesday near the area... more »
  • Coast Guard assisting search for missing swimmer

    August 6, 2013 11:33 AM

    FRANKLINTON - The Coast Guard is assisting the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office search for a woman who went missing on the Bogue Chitto River near Franklinton. Authorities identified the woman as 22-year-old Melanie Borja of Picayune, Miss. In a news release, the Coast Guard said it received a call Sunday... more »
  • State seeks help in finding missing buoys

    July 27, 2013 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State wildlife and fisheries regulators are seeking the public's help in finding six missing mooring buoys on Independence Island Reef. The buoys went missing in late June from the reef located about three miles northeast of Grand Isle. The buoys are provided to give fishermen an identifiable... more »
  • CATS CEO promises transparency after resignations

    July 26, 2013 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The CEO of Baton Rouge's embattled transit system said today he hopes things will move forward after the recent resignation of CATS board chair Isaiah Marshall. Marshall resigned last night amid concerns about thousands of dollars missing from the bus system and accusations another board member,... more »
  • Zoo will let escaped eagle fly free

    July 26, 2013 12:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Zoo officials have given up most hope that a missing eagle will return. The bald eagle flew the coop just before Independence Day when it was spooked by zookeepers in its cage. The eagle flew threw fencing, and into the wild. Thursday, after nearly a month... more »
  • Read Isaiah Marshall's resignation letter

    July 25, 2013 10:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The leader of the Capital Area Transit System board resigned late Thursday after intense questions about missing money and allegations that a board member used bus system money to pay bills. Here's the email Isaiah Marshall sent, leaving his post: As many of you know, CATS... more »
  • CATS leader quits, blames news coverage of bus debacle Play Video

    July 25, 2013 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Capital Area Transit System Board Chairman resigned Thursday, calling media coverage about a series of controversial funding events "unfortunate." The system can not find more than $100,000 in fare funds. In at least three years computers on buses suggest there should be more money than what... more »
  • CATS leader has "no clue" where missing $101,000 might be Play Video

    July 22, 2013 10:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Leaders of the public transit system are scratching their heads over a huge amount of money that has vanished. Monday, Capital Area Transit Systems said an intern financial check revealed $101,860 is missing. "I have no clue where the money is exactly," CATS Chairman Isaiah... more »
  • Interim CEO: CATS missing thousands each month Play Video

    July 22, 2013 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The interim CEO of Baton Rouge's transit system revealed today thousand of dollars in fares have gone missing, and vowed to get to the bottom of what happened. Robert Mirabito said a recent audit found a discrepancy between the amount of money reportedly collected in fares... more »
  • 15-hour search finds man lost in wildlife area

    July 22, 2013 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says search and rescue teams have found a man who had been missing more than 15 hours in a LaSalle Parish wildlife management area. Enforcement spokesman Adam Einck says 29-year-old John L. Paul Jr. was reported lost about 7:30 p.m.... more »
  • Community remembers slain Harvey girl

    July 22, 2013 10:07 AM

    GONZALES - Family and friends of a 6-year-old girl slain last week gathered this morning to celebrate her life. Police found Ahlittia North's body July 16 near her home in Harvey. She had been missing for 2 days after vanishing from her bedroom. 20-year-old Matthew Flugence faces first-degree... more »
  • Body of missing NO area girl found

    July 16, 2013 7:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The mother of a missing 6-year-old girl has confirmed the discovery of her child's body in a dumpster near the apartment complex where she was last seen, according to multiple media outlets. Ahlittia North vanished from her bedroom in Harvey Friday night or Saturday morning. ... more »
  • Body pulled from Amite River Play Video

    July 15, 2013 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews pulled the body of a 25-year-old man from the Amite River this evening. Jason Kristopher Hamilton went missing while swimming near Horseshoe Bend Road in East Baton Rouge Parish this afternoon. Sheriff's deputies said a group of adults were swimming in the area when... more »
  • La. teen missing off Honduras coast rescued

    July 3, 2013 2:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A Louisiana teenager and seven others on a boat that vanished off the coast of Honduras have been found. The U.S. Coast Guard found the group Wednesday morning on Utila Island, about 65 miles from where they left shore. They had been stranded there since Sunday after the... more »
  • Man arrested for desertion after child's disappearance Play Video

    June 28, 2013 10:41 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a Gonzales man after they said he passed out while watching a young child, then reported her missing when he woke up and found she wasn't there. Officers charged John Peppers Jr., 24, of Gonzales with child desertion after the 6-year-old girl was found at... more »
  • Police spend evening searching for missing child

    June 27, 2013 8:30 PM

    GONZALES- A very visible search effort was underway for much of Thursday evening here, after a six-year-old girl was reported missing. Police said the child's godfather filed the complaint after he woke-up from a nap and the child had vanished. The man said he was watching the child when... more »
  • Missing red panda from National Zoo found in DC

    June 24, 2013 2:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - Animal keepers from the National Zoo have captured a red panda in a Washington neighborhood after it went missing from its enclosure at the zoo. National Zoo spokeswoman Pamela Baker-Masson says the male named Rusty was captured Monday afternoon in a bush in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. The... more »
  • Ala. authorities on lookout for infant boy and teen

    June 18, 2013 4:23 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama authorities are looking for a missing infant and a teen-aged girl who may be linked to his alleged abduction. The Department of Public Safety issued an alert Tuesday for 10-month-old De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly and 14-year-old Dor'Sayde Gathright. Officials say Gathright walked off with the child while... more »
  • Ala authorities on lookout for infant boy and teen

    June 18, 2013 1:40 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Alabama authorities are looking for a missing infant and a teen-aged girl who may be linked to his alleged abduction. The Department of Public Safety issued an alert Tuesday for 2-month-old De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly and 14-year-old Dor'Sayde Gathright. Officials say Gathright walked off with the child while he... more »
  • Coast Guard searches 2nd day for missing diver

    June 16, 2013 4:30 PM

    GRAND ISLE, La. - The Coast Guard is searching for a diver missing 55 miles off Grand Isle. Petty Officer Carlos Vega says the search began Saturday afternoon for 56-year-old Tim Raines, whose home town Vega does not know. He says the boat "Early Life Crisis" was moored to an... more »
  • Missing man found dead off Grand Isle beach

    June 11, 2013 3:35 PM

    LABADIEVILLE - Authorities in Assumption Parish said they found a man reported missing Monday dead just off a beach in Grand Isle. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said relatives of Michael Blanchard, 51, of Labadieville reported him missing when he didn't show up to work Monday morning. Detectives pinged his cell... more »
  • Body is missing teacher, drowning cause of death

    June 10, 2013 3:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Orleans Parish coroner's office says the body found inside a car pulled from a New Orleans bayou this weekend has been identified as missing teacher Terrilynn Monette, and that the cause of her death was drowning. Coroner's investigator John Gagliano said Monday that dental records were... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Missing man reunited with mother Play Video

    June 3, 2013 9:28 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A man with medical disabilities is back with his family after days on the streets by himself. Blake Speed left his grandmother's home Saturday after he told family members he wanted to see his father who is getting bone marrow treatments at MD Anderson Cancer Center... more »
  • Cleveland story sparks hope for missing La. teen

    May 9, 2013 8:46 AM

    LAFAYETTE- A volunteer who has helped in the search for a missing Lafayette Parish teenager says she has drawn hope from the sight of three young kidnap victims being reunited with their families in Cleveland. The Lafayette girl, Keiosha Felix, has been missing since April of 2012. Volunteer organizer Tammy... more »
  • Frantic 911 call leads to 3 missing women in Ohio

    May 7, 2013 8:10 AM

    CLEVELAND - The three women who disappeared a decade ago in Cleveland and were found alive are out of the hospital. Metro Health Medical Center says all three were released Tuesday morning. A frantic 911 call led police to a house near downtown Cleveland, where the three women... more »
  • Missing women found, brothers arrested

    May 6, 2013 11:00 PM

    CLEVELAND - Cleveland's police chief says he thinks three women who went missing separately a decade ago were tied up in the house where they were found and had been there since they disappeared. Police say three brothers have been arrested and one is from the home. They say the... more »
  • Law enforcement tracks missing kids Play Video

    May 2, 2013 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says tracking a missing teen's mobile device led to her recovery in Prarieville this week. Authorities say 11 kids go missing every day in Louisiana. To help find these children, law enforcement offers a number of tools to help families locate... more »
  • APSO: Missing girl found, returned to family

    May 1, 2013 3:39 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies said a girl reported missing in Ascension Parish has been found safe. Major Kevin Hanna said investigators located 16-year-old Allisyn Bracy today and returned her to her parents. Deputies said Bracy was found around noon by detectives who were investigating her disappearance, and they said... more »
  • Detectives looking for missing teen Play Video

    April 30, 2013 5:55 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for 16-year-old Allisyn Bracy. She was last seen April 28 at her home in Gonzales. Detectives believe Bracy is in Donaldsonville, after her family received text messages from her phone. To her family, Bracy is a normal, happy kid.... more »
  • Man investigated in poisoned letters missing

    April 25, 2013 2:41 PM

    OZARK, Miss.- Authorities in Mississippi say they are searching for the chief person of interest in the investigation of poisoned letters sent to President Barack Obama and other officials. Everett Dutschke had been under surveillance, but slipped away on Wednesday. Deputies searched a home in Ozark where Dutschke was believed... more »
  • Agents: man found with missing girl, drugs

    April 19, 2013 10:23 PM

    GONZALES- A missing teenager from Oklahoma was recovered in Ascension Parish with a man who was on probation for various offenses, including contributing to the delinquency of of a juvenile state agents said. Dillon Hall, 20, was arrested when Probation and Parole officers found him with the underage girl.... more »
  • Police searching for missing Baton Rouge child

    April 15, 2013 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released pictures of a missing 11-year-old Baton Rouge girl today and asked for help finding her. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Kimiajah Aclise hasn't been seen since the night of April 13. Investigators said she climbed out an open window at her home, and either left... more »
  • Missing teacher's family visits from Belgium Play Video

    April 11, 2013 4:55 PM

    BRUSLY - It's been 640 days since anyone has heard from Sylvianne Finck Lozada, her daughter Angelina, or her husband Oscar who's been named a "person of interest" in her disappearance. Lozada's godson, Anton Finck, met with friends and colleagues at Brusly High School Thursday to get a first-hand... more »
  • Deputies searching for missing mechanic

    April 11, 2013 10:38 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Investigators asked for the public's help finding a missing Donaldsonville man who disappeared while working on someone's car. Sheriff's deputies said Edgar Cedotal, 45, was last seen by family members at a store in Assumption Parish on Feb. 14, and a family member spoke to him on... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Emotional foster parent calls 911 in area Hakken incident Play Video

    April 9, 2013 5:44 PM

    HAMMOND- A frantic woman is heard in the background of a 911 call telling two children to take cover when a man showed-up with a gun, demanding to take the children. It's a call for help from an unidentified woman, the foster parent, of Cole Hakken, 4, and his... more »
  • Reporter: Hakkens spotted at marina in Cuba

    April 9, 2013 2:56 PM

    CUBA- A man identified himself to CNN as Joshua Hakken, the man accused of kidnapping his two sons from his wife's mother last week. CNN reported that Hakken briefly talked with a network reporter in Havana. Hakken's blue sailboat was also docked at a marina, where the conversation took... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Incident report in area Hakken threat

    April 5, 2013 10:18 PM

    HAMMOND - A police report describes tense moments when the man, accused of kidnapping his two sons earlier this week in Florida, attempted to take them from foster parents in Tangipahoa Parish last year. Cole Hakken, 4, and Chase Hakken, 2, were snatched from their grandparents' house in the... more »
  • Father of missing boys recently bought sailboat

    April 5, 2013 2:15 PM

    TAMPA, Fla.- Officials in Florida say the father of two boys kidnapped from their grandparents' house recently bought a 25-foot sailboat. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said that 25-year-old Joshua Michael Hakken recently bought a 24-foot, 1972 Morgan sailboat with a blue hull. The boat's whereabouts is unknown. A... more »
  • Body of man reported missing, found

    March 7, 2013 10:28 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The body of missing person, Bradon Steele Parnell was found in St. James Parish Thursday. Sheriff deputies suspect foul play in Parnell's disappearance. An autopsy is scheduled for the 26-year-old walker man Friday morning. No further information will be released as this is an ongoing... more »
  • Friends, colleagues and strangers search for missing NOLA teacher

    March 7, 2013 9:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Volunteers are helping to search for a teacher who hasn't been seen since the weekend. Fellow teachers said Thursday, Terrilynn Monette is one of the best teachers, and it's not like her to vanish. They're hoping they can find something to lead them to her. For... more »
  • LPSO deputies searching for missing person

    March 7, 2013 2:56 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies in Livingston Parish are asking for your help in finding a missing man. Brandon Steele Parnell, of Walker, was last seen at a lounge just east of Denham Springs at 10 p.m. on February 25. Foul play is suspected in Parnell's disappearance. Parnell... more »
  • Missing firefighter found in Belle River

    February 21, 2013 3:22 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - Searchers found the body of a Baton Rouge firefighter today after he disappeared into the Belle River more than three weeks ago. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said Jacob Lewis, 28, was found more than a mile from where he disappeared into the river while docking... more »
  • Volunteers from Illinois aid in search for missing firefighter

    February 8, 2013 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A volunteer rescue group from Illinois are helping in the search for a missing firefighter from Baton Rouge. Jacob Lewis fell into Belle River January 30 while trying to get his boat on a trailer. The search for Lewis' body has been unsuccessful. The group... more »
  • Moment of prayer for missing BR firefighter

    February 8, 2013 8:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of a missing Baton Rouge firefighter called today for the community's support in their time of need. Jacob Lewis fell into Belle River January 30 while trying to get his boat on a trailer. The search for Lewis' body has been unsuccessful. Today... more »
  • Missing boaters found alive after 13 hour search

    February 7, 2013 10:09 AM

    LAFITTE - Search and rescue crews found two boaters alive this morning after a 13-hour search near Lafitte. A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries seaplane found the overdue boaters waving down the plane. Their boat was tied up to a camp. The rescue boat was able to... more »
  • Dog highlighted in abuse story now missing Play Video

    January 28, 2013 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Jimi the dog, who originally drew attention when he was thrown over a fence into an area animal facility, is missing from his adoptive family. The catahoula mix was living a happy life with Kaitlin Siener, who adopted him from the Capital Area Animal Welfare Society, until... more »
  • Assault rifle, other weapons stolen from LPSO Deputy Play Video

    January 4, 2013 6:29 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Detectives are trying to track down multiple weapons, including a police issued AR-15 fully automatic assault rifle, which were stolen from a deputy's unit Wednesday morning. News 2 has learned a Baton Rouge Police unit was robbed as well. Both thefts happened in Walker. The Sheriff's... more »

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