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  • Shooting in New Orleans leaves two dead, another injured

    July 29, 2014 6:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead and an 18-year-old man injured. Police responded to a shots fired call around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and found two men in red four-door Jaguar suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say the unidentified men were pronounced... more »
  • Elderly man booked in woman's stabbing death

    July 22, 2014 3:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have arrested a 75-year-old man in the weekend fatal stabbing of a woman. Police arrested Seabon "Tom" Gibson early Monday on a charge of second-degree murder. It was not immediately known if Gibson had an attorney. Police say Gibson confessed to killing his long-time... more »
  • Aaron Hernandez due in court for status hearing

    July 22, 2014 2:02 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due back in court for a status hearing in his Massachusetts murder case. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. Lloyd's body was found in June 2013 near Hernandez's North Attleborough home. Lloyd,... more »
  • Deputies: Child heard shots that killed mother Play Video

    July 21, 2014 9:56 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A six-year-old spent Monday night with family members after deputies said her father shot and killed her mother while the child was inside their home in Ascension Parish. Hours before the child was given to relatives, detectives found Shella "Shay" Howard shot to death in her bathroom.... more »
  • Family: Pistorius accosted at nightclub

    July 15, 2014 3:53 AM

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The family of Oscar Pistorius says the double-amputee runner recently visited a nightclub with a cousin and was accosted by a man who aggressively questioned him about his murder trial. Anneliese Burgess, a spokeswoman for the Pistorius family, says an argument followed and the athlete, who... more »
  • Man accused of killing girlfriend, abducting kids captured in Texas Play Video

    July 13, 2014 11:23 AM

    JEFFERSON PARISH - Jefferson Parish deputies say the man they believe killed his girlfriend and abducted three children Sunday morning has been captured at a trailer park in Katy, TX. The sheriff's office says the father, Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas, 43, took the three kids after murdering their mother at... more »
  • Talaija Dorsey laid to rest in St. James Play Video

    July 12, 2014 5:14 PM

    ST. JAMES - A church packed full of grieving friends and family mourned the loss of 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey. "It's heartbreaking that we have to do this. I wish that we didn't have to," said Keantrya Franklin. Funeral services were held at Mount Cavalry Baptist Church Saturday. More... more »
  • Police: Man shot, killed in middle of road Play Video

    July 11, 2014 4:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is underway after police found a man gunned down in the middle of the road. The shooting happened just after 10:00 p.m. Thursday night in the 200 block of South 17th St. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name will... more »
  • Fundraiser to be held tonight for Talajia Dorsey Play Video

    July 10, 2014 4:09 PM

    LUTCHER - A fundraiser is being held today in St. James Parish to honor and remember a missing 12-year-old girl whose body was found on Sunday. The event is intended to be a celebration of Talajia Dorsey's life with food, drinks and music. The entire community is expected to... more »
  • Man killed outside home identified Play Video

    July 10, 2014 5:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Homicide investigators in Baton Rouge are trying to solve the city's most recent murder. Police responded to the 12000 block of Cate Ave. in the Bellaire area just after 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night. They found Major Brown, 29, shot to death with numerous bullet wounds. No... more »
  • Family, sheriff talk about murder charges in girl's death Play Video

    July 8, 2014 1:19 PM

    CONVENT - Authorities charged John Celestine with murder in the death of his fiance's daughter, who disappeared from her St. James Parish home last week. A grand jury indicted Celestine on first-degree murder charges of 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey Tuesday. It comes a day after Sheriff Willy Martin said his... more »
  • Husband shot and killed with kids in home, wife questioned

    July 8, 2014 9:39 AM

    KENNER - Kenner police are investigating a domestic-related homicide. Police say Tuesday morning's shooting involved a husband and wife who were separated. Sgt. Brian McGregor says children in the home called 911 around 2:30 a.m. to report gunshots. McGregor says officers arrived to find a man who had been shot... more »
  • Pistorius: Prosecutor counters witness objectivity

    July 7, 2014 3:52 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has challenged the credibility of a physician who testified that the athlete has an anxious nature linked to his disability. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel said Monday that the defense witness, physician Wayne Derman, could not be objective... more »
  • Memorial fund set up for slain deputy's family

    July 4, 2014 1:06 PM

    ABBEVILLE - The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office says a memorial support fund has been set up for donations to help the family of slain deputy Allen Bares. Sheriff Mike Couvillon said in a news release this week that donations can be made to the Allen M. Bares Memorial Fund at... more »
  • Police: Dad sent nude pics while son suffered

    July 4, 2014 3:41 AM

    MARIETTA, Ga - Friends and family say a Georgia man who's accused of leaving his son in a hot SUV was a loving father who was devastated by his son's death. But a prosecutor argued during a three-hour hearing Thursday that 33-year-old Justin Ross Harris was unhappy in his marriage... more »
  • Judge: No bond for dad in boy's death in hot SUV

    July 3, 2014 3:52 PM

    MARIETTA, GA - A judge has refused to grant bond to a Georgia man charged with murder after his toddler son died inside of a hot SUV. The judge's decision Thursday means Justin Ross Harris will remain in jail. Prosecutors laid out their case against him before that ruling, portraying... more »
  • Physician says Pistorius is a 'paradox'

    July 3, 2014 3:52 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - A physician who has treated Oscar Pistorius has testified at the athlete's murder trial that he is a "paradox" whose racing triumphs contrast sharply with the severe limitations of his disability. Wayne Derman, a professor of sport and exercise medicine at the University of Cape Town,... more »
  • Psych report says Pistorius is traumatized

    July 2, 2014 4:09 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - The chief lawyer for Oscar Pistorius has said at his murder trial that a psychologist's report concluded the athlete is suffering severe trauma and will become an increasing suicide risk unless he continues to get mental health care. Defense lawyer Barry Roux on Wednesday read excerpts... more »
  • Pistorius trial hears testimony about screams

    July 1, 2014 3:47 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - Testimony in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is focusing on the screams that neighbors heard on the night that the athlete killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel on Tuesday questioned an acoustics expert who had been called by the defense team as part... more »
  • Shot, burned body found in New Orleans

    July 1, 2014 3:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Construction workers in eastern New Orleans have found the body of a woman who had been shot and burned. The body was found in shrubbery alongside Michoud Boulevard about 4 p.m. Monday. Police said that workers who came across the body were excavating the land nearby. The... more »
  • Life sentence upheld for Trevor Reese

    June 26, 2014 5:05 PM

    NEW ROADS - An appeals court upheld the life sentence for Trevor Reese this week, noting the severity of his crime as part of the reason they would not reduce his sentence. Reese pleaded guilty last year to killing eight-year-old Jackson Attuso of Clinton in 2010. Prosecutors said Reese,... more »
  • Investigators: Dad intentionally left son in hot car

    June 26, 2014 8:21 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - A Georgia dad was arrested in the death is son after investigators say he left the toddler in a hot car for hours. Justin Harris is charged with murder. He initially told police he accidentally forgot to drop his son off in daycare and didn't realize... more »
  • Woman accused of tossing toddler from moving car

    June 24, 2014 7:21 AM

    WINNSBORO - Authorities say a 23-year-old Winnsboro woman is facing attempted second-degree murder charges after allegedly tossing her daughter from a moving vehicle. Franklin Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Lasasha Allen Sunday after she sought medical treatment for her 20-month-old daughter's injuries, which include a fractured skull and several broken bones.... more »
  • Hernandez due in court in 2012 Boston murder case

    June 24, 2014 2:17 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due in court for a hearing in a Boston case accusing him of the 2012 drive-by slayings of two men. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after a casual nightclub encounter. Prosecutors... more »
  • Curfew in effect after deputy was found dead

    June 23, 2014 9:32 PM

    ABBEVILLE - People in this small community were ordered not to leave their homes overnight Monday as authorities searched for two people who may have shot and killed an off-duty sheriff's deputy hours earlier. The deputy was found dead after calling in a report about two suspicious people south... more »
  • Last of 3 wanted murder suspects turns himself in

    June 19, 2014 11:55 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - The last of three suspects wanted in connection with the homicide of Adoriji Wilson turned himself into Ascension Parish Sheriff's detectives late Wednesday evening, according to Chief Deputy Tony Bacala. Michael "Ma-man" LeBlanc, 32, of Donaldsonville was considered armed and dangerous due to his extensive criminal history... more »
  • Parents plead for info after son killed

    June 16, 2014 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two days after Jeffrey Francois, 28, was shot and killed on Underwood Avenue near North Foster, his parents are pleading for help finding the shooter. "He didn't bother nobody, he didn't ride with any and everybody, he loved his family, his brother, his sisters and for them... more »
  • Police: 4 in Va. killed in apparent murder-suicide

    June 16, 2014 10:02 AM

    MATOACA, VA - Police say a Virginia couple and their two children have died in an apparent murder-suicide. Chesterfield County police say investigators believe 35-year-old Barry C. Jernigan shot his 30-year-old old wife, Renotta Jernigan; his 9-year-old stepdaughter, Alexis F. Kellas; and 2-year-old son, Seth Jernigan. Police say the father... more »
  • Hernandez due in court to seek dismissal of charge

    June 16, 2014 6:33 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - Lawyers for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez are expected to ask a judge to dismiss the murder charge he faces in connection with last June's execution-style killing of Odin Lloyd in North Attleborough. Hernandez is also scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges that... more »
  • 63-year-old indicted for brother's death

    June 12, 2014 9:59 PM

    AMITE- A 63-year-old woman was indicted for murder by a grand jury in Tangipahoa Parish. Hill was arrested in March for the death of her brother after a bizarre standoff where she called 911 on police officers who were trying to arrest her. The ordeal started when Hill's son... more »
  • Two arrested, one at large in murder investigation

    June 11, 2014 3:43 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people Wednesday and said they're searching for a third in connection with a deadly shooting from last week in Ascension Parish. Chief Tony Bacala said deputies charged Marishell "Kool-aid" Ealem, 28, and Charles "Stubby" Broom, 48, in connection with the June 2 murder... more »
  • 2 arrested for murder in Donaldsonville

    June 11, 2014 2:46 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested two men in connection with the murder of Quincy Nicholas in Donaldsonville. Nicholas was found shot to death in front of his home in December of last year. Sylvester Leblanc, 20, and Barry Diggs, 57, were both charged... more »
  • Victim identified in Greenwell Springs murder

    June 11, 2014 1:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police have identified the victim of a deadly overnight shooting in Baton Rouge. 51 year-old Earl Wade was found dead in a car around 3 a.m. in the 9400 block of Greenwell Springs Road. No word yet on a motive, or who may be responsible for... more »
  • Tennessee man killed woman; dismembered, ate body

    June 10, 2014 12:07 PM

    MANCHESTER, TN - Authorities say a Tennessee man is accused of killing a woman, dismembering her body and eating part of her corpse. Coffee County District Attorney Mickey Layne tells The Associated Press on Tuesday that 37-year-old Gregory S. Hale was arrested at his home late Sunday and is charged... more »
  • Family coping with murder of Baton Rouge man Play Video

    June 9, 2014 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man Monday morning who was found shot to death in the driver's seat of a vehicle the night before. Officers said Kentrail Thompson, 22, was found around 9:25 p.m. Sunday in a vehicle on Crestway Ave. with multiple gunshot wounds. Thompson's family... more »
  • US prosecutors revisiting nearly 5,000 convictions

    June 7, 2014 12:47 PM

    NEW YORK - When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic example of an idea spreading among prosecutors nationwide: "integrity units" dedicated to double-checking convictions. Over the last seven years, more than a dozen prosecutors' offices have created such staff teams or... more »
  • Teen indicted for murder over girl

    June 5, 2014 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A grand jury indicted an 18-year-old on murder charges in connection with a Feb. 11 shooting that investigators said was over a girl. The grand jury indicted Jamal Variste Wednesday for second-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Devonta Jenks. Police said Variste shot Jenks... more »
  • Prosecutors: spilled drink led Hernandez to kill

    May 29, 2014 2:16 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Prosecutors say former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez fatally shot two men because he believed one of them disrespected him when he bumped into him and spilled his drink in a Boston nightclub. Hernandez pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder and other charges in the... more »
  • Suspect in dancer's dismemberment to remain jailed

    May 28, 2014 12:47 PM

    GRETNA - Police investigating the murder and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street dancer say two federal inmates provided information that helped them link the crime to a Kenner couple. Detectives testified Tuesday that information was used to book Margaret Sanchez with second-degree murder and obstruction of justice in the two-year-old... more »
  • Ex-Patriots player due in court in 2012 killings

    May 28, 2014 2:05 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due in court to be arraigned on murder charges for allegedly gunning down two men in 2012 after a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub. Hernandez is scheduled to appear in Suffolk Superior Court Wednesday afternoon in the... more »
  • Teen faces upgraded charges in shooting

    May 20, 2014 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 16-year-old now faces murder charges after a teen he allegedly shot earlier this year died. Investigators said Travon Scott shot Michael Patterson, 19, in the head on February 14. Officers said Scott and Patterson were playing with a handgun when the shot was... more »
  • Man accused of killing, burying roommate had previous, non-violent arrests

    May 20, 2014 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a Baton Rouge man after they found he'd murdered his roommate and buried him in a garden. Investigators arrested Douglas Studeman, 54, Tuesday on suspicion of killing Chester Oakley, 77, at Oakley's residence in the Alvin Dark area. Oakley's family said Studeman... more »
  • Second arrest made in camp murder

    May 20, 2014 11:23 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said they made a second arrest in connection with the execution-style murder of a man at his camp earlier this month. Sheriff Brett Stassi said detectives arrested 26-year-old Darrell Georgetown, Jr. of Plaquemine for allegedly giving a ride to the suspected murderer... more »
  • Pistorius to start mental evaluation next week

    May 20, 2014 3:31 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - A South African judge has ruled that Oscar Pistorius will start a period of psychiatric evaluation at a state institution on Monday. Judge Thokozile Masipa said Tuesday that the double-amputee athlete's murder trial will be postponed until June 30 while he is observed as an outpatient... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Getting away with murder? Play Video

    May 19, 2014 4:28 PM

    ADDIS - The News 2 Investigative Unit uncovered serious problems with the investigation of a woman's death in West Baton Rouge Parish. Four different doctors who specialize in autopsies classified her death as a homicide, but the investigation is closed and no one has been arrested. Addis Police Chief... more »
  • EBRSO investigating double murder Play Video

    May 19, 2014 7:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's detectives are investigating an overnight shooting that left two people dead. The victims were found at an apartment complex in the 2100 block of Gardere Lane just before midnight Sunday night. Officials say Orok Ironbar, 31, died at the scene.... more »
  • Confession in 30-year-old murder-for-hire case

    May 16, 2014 10:38 PM

    ANGOLA- A man serving a live sentence at the State Penitentiary confessed to a 30-year-old murder but won't be tried in connection with the crime. Larry Thompson, 71, is doing time for other crimes. He said he was hired to kill Maria Marshall in Toms River, New Jersey in... more »
  • New murder charges for ex-Patriot Hernandez

    May 16, 2014 2:12 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been charged in the shooting deaths of two men after what prosecutors say was a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub in 2012, but his lawyers say he looks forward to proving his innocence. The 24-year-old Hernandez is accused of... more »
  • Guilty plea entered for cold case murder

    May 15, 2014 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman indicted for the 1984 murder of a man changed her plea to guilty Thursday in Baton Rouge. Leila Mulla entered the plea to charges of manslaughter in the killing of Gary Kergan. His car was found abandoned in Metairie 30 years ago with blood... more »
  • WBRSO: Man being questioned in trailer park killing Play Video

    May 14, 2014 6:22 PM

    PORT ALLEN- Sheriff's deputies said they're questioning someone tonight about a recent murder at a West Baton Rouge trailer park. The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office cautioned that even though someone's being questioned in connection with Kerry Palmer's murder this past Monday, it doesn't mean their search is over.... more »
  • Judge says Pistorius should get psychiatrist test

    May 14, 2014 3:28 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - The judge overseeing the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ordered the double-amputee athlete to undergo psychiatric tests, meaning that the trial proceedings will be delayed. The decision Wednesday by Judge Thokozile Masipa followed a request for a psychiatric evaluation by the chief prosecutor, Gerrie Nel.... more »
  • After triple murder, Baker talks about permits for parties

    May 13, 2014 10:45 PM

    BAKER- The city council began discussing requiring permits for teenage parties following a triple murder where three teenagers were killed in March. City leaders will work with legal representatives to draft the ordinance before it is introduced and put before a vote by the council. Leaders hope it will... more »
  • Victim in trailer park shooting identified

    May 13, 2014 4:42 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Sheriff Mike Cazes released the name Tuesday afternoon of a woman shot and killed at a West Baton Rouge trailer park. Cazes said deputies found Kerry Palmer, 44, lying on the ground near her shot pet dog when they responed to reports of a shooting at... more »
  • Shooter pleads guilty in teen's death

    May 13, 2014 11:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A teen charged as an adult in the murder of another Baton Rouge teen pleaded guilty to the charges against him Tuesday morning. Branikin Jones admitted in court he killed Daylon Wheeler, who was shot to death on Buttonwood Drive back in November 2011. Jones was... more »
  • Prosecutor: Pistorius should get mental evaluation

    May 13, 2014 5:35 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has asked that the double-amputee runner be placed under psychiatric evaluation after an expert witness testified that he had an anxiety disorder. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel on Tuesday noted that a psychiatrist for the defense had testified... more »
  • NEW: BR man's book cover, claims father is Zodiac Killer

    May 12, 2014 10:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Zodiac Killer's son lives here and he's ready to tell-all in a new book, according to New York Magazine. Monday, the magazine posted a story on its website that Gary Stewart, of Baton Rouge, will be releasing a book through Harper Collins chronicling the search... more »
  • Man watched assailant shoot, kill neighbor Play Video

    May 12, 2014 5:29 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A woman died as she was being rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound Monday. She had been shot at a trailer park in West Baton Rouge. Hours after she died, deputies were still searching for the killer. Investigators said a man shot the... more »
  • Psychiatrist: Pistorius has 'anxiety disorder'

    May 12, 2014 6:04 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - A psychiatrist called by Oscar Pistorius' defense lawyers at his murder trial has testified that she believes the celebrated double-amputee athlete has an "anxiety disorder." Dr. Merryll Vorster testified Monday that events during Pistorius' life, including the amputation of his lower legs as a baby and... more »
  • Tip leads to murder suspect's arrest, victim identified Play Video

    May 11, 2014 1:58 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Livingston deputies say a citizen's tip led to the arrest of a murder suspect. Jason Holcombe, 24, was arrested at around 9 am Sunday morning. Officials say he shot and killed Joshua Thomason, 29, Saturday. Deputies say the shooting happened on the 9900 block of... more »
  • Deputies: Murder suspect arrested

    May 11, 2014 10:37 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies say they have a suspect in custody from Saturday's murder in Livingston Parish. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's office sent out a tweet Sunday morning saying Jason Wesley Holcombe, 24, was arrested without incident in Denham Springs. Officials believe Holcombe shot and killed a one... more »
  • Man found shot dead

    May 9, 2014 9:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating the death of a man, found shot in a vehicle near the I-10 overpass in Old South Baton Rouge Friday. Officers did not identify the man, but said he was 22-years-old. His body was found in the 1100 block of Swart Street about 6:30... more »
  • Ballistics expert testifies at Pistorius trial

    May 9, 2014 3:54 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - A ballistics expert is testifying for the defense at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, who killed his girlfriend in his home last year. Wollie Wolmarans, a former police officer, said Friday that his analysis of the scene where the Olympic athlete shot Reeva Steenkamp differs... more »
  • 4 dead in Tampa mansion blaze were shot to death Play Video

    May 9, 2014 3:24 AM

    TAMPA, FL - The flames that brought down a 6,000-foot-square mansion in Tampa, Florida, have been extinguished, and the four bodies found inside have been removed. Now, with the results of autopsies pending and authorities indicating the possibility of a murder-suicide, investigators are trying to piece together information about the... more »
  • In less than hour, jury finds man guilty of murder

    May 8, 2014 10:06 PM

    FRANKLIN, La. - A St. Mary Parish jury found a Morgan City man guilty for a murder where the victim's body was found in an ice chest. The jury found Darby Frickey guilty of the 2nd degree murder of Mark Berthelot after deliberating for less than an hour. ... more »
  • Bodies found after fire at tennis star's home

    May 8, 2014 5:30 AM

    TAMPA, Fla. - Sheriff's investigators say that four people found dead in a Florida home that burned down had been shot. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that autopsies were still being completed to determine how they died. Col. Donna Lusczynski said the father who lived in the home... more »
  • Woman arrested in dancer dismembered case

    May 7, 2014 11:19 AM

    KENNER - Police in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner say they have arrested one of the last two people seen with a dancer whose dismembered body washed up on Mississippi beaches two years ago. Sgt. Brian McGregor confirms that Margaret Sanchez was arrested Wednesday morning at her parents' home... more »
  • Woman accused of shooting husband while driving

    May 6, 2014 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman after investigators said she shot her husband while they were driving. Police said Euphoria Beauchamp, 50, is accused of shooting her husband Noel Beauchamp, 55, Saturday morning as he was driving his pickup on Airline Highway. Detectives said Euphoria told them... more »
  • Neighbor of Pistorius testifies at murder trial

    May 6, 2014 3:21 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - A man who lives next to the house where Oscar Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend has testified at the athlete's murder trial about the night of the killing, saying he heard a man crying loudly and that he called the security of the housing estate for... more »
  • Murder suspect's bank accounts inactive, deputies confident he jumped off bridge

    May 5, 2014 11:54 PM

    GONZALES- Authorities said Monday, it is likely a man did jump off a river bridge after murdering his estranged wife and son in April . Ronald Green has not been spotted, nor has he used any of his bank accounts, since the April 17th double murder. "Detectives are... more »
  • Pistorius trial moves into 7th week

    May 5, 2014 3:02 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - The Oscar Pistorius murder trial has resumed after a two-week recess, with the defense team calling its fourth witness in an attempt to rebuild the double-amputee athlete's case that he killed his girlfriend by mistake last year. The trial moved into its seventh week Monday with... more »
  • Plaquemine murder suspect arrested

    May 4, 2014 6:00 PM

    PLAQUIMINE - Police in Baton Rouge announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Plaquemine this weekend. Investigators said Willie Thomas, 43, who police believe shot and killed 34-year-old Hashim Henderson during a robbery at his home, was arrested by Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Police ID Scenic Hwy. murder victim

    May 2, 2014 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have identified a murder victim found in the 2000 block of Scenic Hwy earlier this week. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Calvin Gholar, 49, died from trauma injuries to the head. Police said they found Gholar unresponsive on a sidewalk around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday night.... more »
  • Police identify man found shot at apartment Play Video

    May 1, 2014 5:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a person found shot overnight in Baton Rouge has died from their injuries. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Elbert Marshall, 29, died after he was shot outside an apartment complex on La Margie Street early Thursday morning. A second victim victim was found dead... more »

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