March 1, 2014 10:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say two people were arrested in relation to a murder that happened on Sharp Rd.
Tramion Catherine, 17, was arrested Friday for first degree murder. Marchristopher Corney, 18, was also arrested Friday for principal to first degree murder.
Police say the two... more »
March 1, 2014 6:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old has been indicted in the Nov. 2 shooting death of another man at the crowded Greater Baton Rouge State Fair. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury on Thursday indicted Keithdrick Lamond Pier of Baton Rouge on a second-degree murder charge. He faces an automatic... more »
February 27, 2014 11:28 PM
BATON ROUGE- A jury convicted a man Thursday night of killing three people more than two years ago.
Courtney Williams was found guilty of killing his ex, Clarissa Cobbing, and Britney Lee along with Josephine Lathers, Lee's grandmother on Progress Street. Another man was wounded during the shooting.
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February 27, 2014 1:18 PM
LAPLACE - The suspected shooter in the robbery and murder at LaPlace feed store surrendered to U. S. Marshals this afternoon.
Charles McQuarter III, 22, faces charges of armed robbery, first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. McQuarter's surrender came about 12 hours after Dracier Dewey, 22, turned... more »
February 27, 2014 6:53 AM
LAPLACE - According to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, one man involved in an armed robbery and murder surrendered Wednesday night, but the accused gunman is still on the run.
22-year-old Dracier Dewey (left) was arrested and charged with armed robbery, principal to first degree murder... more »
February 24, 2014 7:59 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they have arrested a man suspected of fatally striking another man with a tire iron during a New Year's Day brawl. 23-year-old James Dean was arrested late Saturday in the death of 53-year-old Michael Taylor Sr. Booking records show that Dean was booked... more »
February 20, 2014 7:14 PM
LOS LUNAS, NEW MEXICO- A 15-year-old boy accused of killing his 12-year-old was ordered held by a judge two days after being charged with murder and tampering with evidence.
Alex Madrid was found dead in a field after his parents reported him missing and appeared to have died from... more »
February 19, 2014 9:38 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police issued an arrest warrant for a 23-year-old Wednesday night, accused in a murder that happened on January 1st.
Police are looking for James Dean. Investigators said he killed Michael Taylor, 53, with a tire tool.
Detectives believe the two got into a fight on Convention... more »
February 19, 2014 7:34 PM
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI- A football coach is charged with murder in the kidnapping and death of a ten-year-old girl he's accused of grabbing off the street.
Craig Wood is a middle-school coach and the body of Hailey Owens was found in a house he owns.
Police say he and... more »
February 19, 2014 11:54 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two Baton Rouge teens this week in a murder investigation from earlier this month.
Police charged Windall Herring, 19, with second degree murder in the death of John Bannon, 55. They also charged a 15-year-old juvenile who was being treated at a hospital with... more »
February 17, 2014 11:39 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has overturned the death sentence and murder conviction of a man for a killing during an armed robbery in Natchitoches Parish in 1993.
56-year-old Willard Allen's conviction was overturned by U.S. District Judge Dee Drell. The judge says that the state trial court... more »
February 14, 2014 11:25 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they have no suspect in the Thursday night shooting on Sharp Lane that left one man dead.
Police say the victim was shot one time in the head, and died at the scene. He has been identified as 18-year-old Timothy Thomas.
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February 13, 2014 10:00 PM
BATON ROUGE- A man was shot dead and left behind apartments off Florida Boulevard Thursday night.
Detectives found the unidentified man in the complex at 567 Sharp Lane after people reported hearing gunshots just after 9 p.m. He was shot multiple times, detectives said.
He died at the... more »
February 13, 2014 8:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge have made an arrest in the murder of a man who was shot to death early Tuesday morning.
Jamile Variste, 18, was arrested early Thursday morning in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Devonta Jenks.
The shooting took place around... more »
February 13, 2014 6:50 AM
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Jurors deliberating whether a Florida man committed murder when he fatally shot a teen after an argument over loud music will watch a security-camera video that captured sounds of the gunshots. The 12 jurors will watch the video from a Jacksonville convenience store security camera on Thursday... more »
February 12, 2014 12:43 AM
BATON ROUGE- A settlement for an accused killer's grandmother is up for discussion at Wednesday afternoon's Metro Council meeting.
Linda Thomas sued the city after she said she was injured when police searched her home for her grandson, Aramis Jackson, more than three year ago.
Jackson faces charges... more »
February 9, 2014 2:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police arrested another 18-year-old involved in the murder of a teenager on 15th Street Friday night.
According to investigators, Harold Retana attempted to steal 18-year-old Marvin Thomas' cell phone while he was walking to a convenience store. Police said during the attempted robbery, Thomas... more »
February 8, 2014 11:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are searching for an 18-year-old accused of shooting another teenager on South 15th Street.
Investigators said Corey Scott is wanted for killing 18-year-old Marvin Thomas on Friday, Feb. 7. A witness told News 2's Troy Gaulden that Thomas was on the way to... more »
February 8, 2014 8:13 PM
INDEPENDENCE - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says a third suspect turned himself in Saturday for a murder in Independence, La.
Police say one person was killed during a feud that involved rap lyrics and their meaning between two groups of individuals.
Officials say 19-year-old Kenneth Johnson was... more »
February 8, 2014 5:53 PM
BATON ROUGE - Neighbors living in Old South Baton Rouge are calling for the violence to stop after an 18-year-old was gunned down walking from a store.
Baton Rouge Police say Marvin Thomas was shot and killed Friday just before 5 p.m. on the 1300 block of S. 15th... more »
February 6, 2014 7:44 PM
SURGIONSVILLE, TENNESSEE- An autopsy shows a five-year-old girl died from being forced to drink more than two liters of grape soda and water and her father and his wife are charged with murder.
Alexa Linboom was brought to a hospital emergency room by her father, blue and unresponsive.
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February 5, 2014 7:07 PM
BATON ROUGE- A murder victim's spirit survives after death because of an organ donation.
Shelby Homes, 38, was shot and killed in October while he was walking home in Old South Baton Rouge. His killer remains a mystery.
But, from this tragedy came hope for Holmes' friend Doug... more »
February 4, 2014 11:17 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a 20-year-old in connection with a 2013 murder, investigators said Tuesday night.
Demonte Foster, 20, 3250 Dalton Street, is wanted in the shooting death of Travis Harris, 34. Harris was killed on November 17 on Dougherty Drive.
Police said Harris was shot... more »
February 3, 2014 9:35 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police arrested a 30-year-old man and charged him with murder in connection with his girlfriend's deadly overdose late last year.
Brandon Eirick, 30, was arrested Monday on second degree murder charges in the death of Leah Hutchinson, 31. Police said the pair were found in a car,... more »
January 31, 2014 11:19 PM
HAMMOND- An elaborate takedown got an accused murderer locked up after being on the run for over a year Friday.
Hammond Police said they received a tip that Terry Landry, 20, was in Metairie. Landry was wanted in connection with the murder of Raphael Garrison at an apartment near... more »
January 22, 2014 6:37 AM
HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish authorities have made an arrest in the death of an elderly man.
Cody Callais is charged with the murder of 68-year-old Rickie Samanie. Deputies say Samanie was found dead in his Houma home by a neighbor who went to check on him. His truck was... more »
January 20, 2014 1:56 PM
NEW YORK- Police investigating the stabbing deaths of a mother and her two young children in New York City say the children's father is a suspect and they're looking for him. Police said Monday dad Miguel Mejia-Ramos is known to drive a white 2001 Chevrolet commercial van and a white... more »
January 16, 2014 2:59 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - After sheriff's deputies said a man killed his wife and then himself Wednesday night in Livingston Parish, a battered women's shelter is speaking out against domestic violence.
Darren Blevins, chairman of Women Outreaching Women, says one in every three women worldwide is a victim of domestic... more »
January 16, 2014 11:54 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies said a man shot his estranged wife and then turned the gun on himself Wednesday night in Livingston Parish.
Sheriff Jason Ard said deputies found Marlon Reed Sr., 38, and Aleria Cyrus Reed, 35, shot to death on Grand Turk Drive in the Denham... more »
January 15, 2014 11:26 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police released the name of a man accused of killing a family member.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Antonio Baquedano, 37, is wanted for second degree murder.
He's accused of hitting Maura Baquedano, 29, in the head with some type of object. Police said... more »
January 2, 2014 9:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested, accused of trying to kill a police officer and a woman he stole a purse from outside a bar.
Police said Ryan Jones was outside a bar on North Acadian when he pointed a gun at a woman and demanded her purse.... more »
December 26, 2013 11:00 PM
RACELAND - A man accused of shooting five people Thursday night in Lafourche Parish was found dead.
Deputies say Ben Edward Freeman, 38, of Houma, shot three people to death including his wife.
Two others were wounded, including councilman Louis Phillip Goaoux. Goaoux's wife was killed in the... more »
December 22, 2013 2:49 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Deputies in Ascension Parish are looking for a killer after a man was murdered.
Detectives are looking into what triggered the murder of 34-year-old Quincy Nicholas.
It happened Sunday morning on First Street.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide is urged to contact the Ascension... more »
December 19, 2013 5:33 AM
SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport woman has been booked with second-degree murder after an investigation into the fatal stabbing of her husband earlier this month. Police had been called to the home of 60-year-old Louie Cobb and 47-year-old Linda Cobb on Dec. 4. Louie Cobb was hospitalized with a stab wound... more »
December 12, 2013 10:19 PM
BATON ROUGE- Three people have been arrested in connection with a violent shootout in the southeast part of the city.
Deputies said Thursday, Aaron Hargrove, Demarcus James, and Patrick Anderson face charges for the shooting that happened Wednesday morning in the Gardere area.
Investigators believe James shot and... more »
December 11, 2013 7:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're continuing to investigate a deadly shooting that happened early Wednesday morning in East Baton Rouge Parish.
A department spokesperson said one person died and another person was injured in the shooting, which happened around 5 a.m. at 9143 Ridge Pecan Drive.
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December 9, 2013 10:52 PM
ST. GABRIEL- An autopsy found a man, found dead and dumped near the Mississippi River, was stabbed.
Marcus Franklin, 31, was discovered dead about a week after he was reported missing in Baton Rouge. His body was found behind the levee near the ferry dock in Iberville Parish.
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December 6, 2013 10:22 PM
ST. GABRIEL - The dead body found along the Mississippi River in Iberville Parish has been identified as 31-year-old, Marcus Franklin.
Earlier this week, a car tied to Franklin was found severely burned in Ascension Parish, according to Iberville Sheriff Brett Stassi.
Baton Rouge Police say, he was... more »
December 5, 2013 6:23 AM
BATON ROUGE- An East Baton Rouge grand jury has indicted three men in the Aug. 2 slaying of a Baton Rouge man during a drug deal. District Attorney Hillar Moore III says Julius Thomas, Darren Paul, both of Baton Rouge, and Jarvis Fleming, of Greenwell Springs, were each indicted for... more »
December 2, 2013 7:27 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Police say one person has died and three people are in custody after an altercation in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs were inside playing the Denver Broncos. Police spokesman Darin Snapp tells The Associated Press the death is being... more »
November 22, 2013 6:19 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man who they said was shot to death and found in a canal in Baton Rouge Friday morning.
Investigators said Kenneth Barton, 35, of Jackson, La. was shot during a break-in at a home on Cedar Avenue. A neighbor who... more »
November 20, 2013 9:22 PM
AMITE - A grand jury indicted a Hammond man after someone he knew died from synthetic drugs.
Cody Watts faces jail time if he is convicted of the second degree murder charge. Prosecutors said he gave Meghan Lopez, 21, a synthetic form of LSD, which eventually killed her.
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November 15, 2013 8:10 AM
BATON ROUGE - State Court Judge Don Johnson refused to lower the $250,000 bond of a Denham Springs man charged with murder for allegedly injecting his girlfriend with a lethal amount of heroin in July.
The ruling came after a nearly hour-long hearing on Thursday.
A day after... more »
November 14, 2013 2:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives in Baton Rouge are investigating the stabbing death of 19-year-old Kendrick Edwards.
It happened around 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the 5600 block of Autumn Blossom. Police did not have a motive or suspect in the killing.
Anyone with any information on this deadly stabbing... more »
November 11, 2013 9:10 AM
NEW YORK- A teenager faces attempted murder charges in a weekend shooting at a crowded Manhattan ice-skating rink. The shooting occurred late Saturday at the Bryant Park rink behind the main building of the New York Public Library. A 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy were wounded. Police say the... more »
November 8, 2013 9:02 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say they are looking for three men in connection to a deadly shooting Thursday night in the 70805 area.
34-year-old Travis Harris was shot and killed around 9 p.m. at the Kings Court Apartments on Dougherty Dr. He died at the scene.
Investigators believe... more »
November 7, 2013 12:53 PM
ST. MARY PARISH - Three more people are in jail in connection with the murder of Willie Francis of St. Mary Parish.
Kirkland Craft, 22, is charged with second degree murder. Priscilla Francis, 41, and Autumn Alfred, 24, are charged with accessory to second degree murder.
Yesterday deputies... more »
November 6, 2013 11:12 AM
BERWICK - Authorities arrested a 15-year-old girl in the murder of Willie Francis, a man reported missing in St. Mary Parish before he was found shot to death last week.
Deputies said a joint investigation involving St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office and the Berwick Police Department led to the... more »
November 5, 2013 10:33 PM
PLAQUEMINE - Officers are investigating a murder that could be retaliation to a shooting last month.
Plaquemine Police believe Darnell Paige, 39, was shot and killed by a man Monday night on Bourgeois Street.
"He was hit three times," Captain Kenny Payne said.
Six bullets entered the... more »
November 5, 2013 6:02 PM
MORGAN CITY - Police arrested two men they said assaulted Willie Francis, 23, of Bayou Vista a few days before he was found shot to death.
Joshua Donnel Robertson and Taj Broussard are not linked to the murder, but investigators have not ruled them out.
Morgan City Police... more »
November 3, 2013 9:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - One man has died after being shot near the rides at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair, Saturday night.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says, 20-year-old, Darruis Scott, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The accused shooter, 18-year-old, Keithdrick Pier was arrested. Deputies say,... more »
October 29, 2013 7:43 PM
MARSING, IDAHO- A man pleaded guilty to murdering his wife by making it look like she was crushed by a car.
Rodney Bibbey at first told police his wife was changing the oil on her car when the jack slipped and the vehicle fell on her. But, an investigation... more »
October 29, 2013 6:13 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man shot and killed in Baton Rouge was able to give a life-saving gift to a friend of his in the form of a kidney transplant.
Doug Cossman received the organ donation after his friend of nearly 30 years, Shelby Holmes, was shot and killed... more »
October 24, 2013 9:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - Friends of an ultimate football fan say they won't stop searching for his killer.
Monday night, Shelby Holmes was gunned a few blocks from his house in Old South Baton Rouge. He died Thursday.
The 38-year-old was a long-time football statistician who volunteered his time... more »
October 23, 2013 7:11 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A South Dakota judge has increased bond from $750,000 to $1 million for the man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, citing the serious nature of the charges.
27-year-old Joseph Patterson made his first court appearance Tuesday since... more »
October 22, 2013 11:36 PM
BATON ROUGE- Investigators released more details about a murder-suicide scene that involved a doctor, her elderly mother, and the family dog to WBRZ News 2.
Dr. Karen Diamond was found with her mom, Eula, Monday. Dr. Diamond likely killed her, the dog, and herself sometime Sunday; up to twenty-four... more »
October 21, 2013 7:35 PM
BATON ROUGE- Deputies discovered a two women shot dead along with a dog in a murder-suicide Monday afternoon.
Eula Diamond, 84, was found dead with her daughter, Dr. Karen Diamond, 47, inside a house in an upscale, south Baton Rouge neighborhood about 2:00 p.m. Deputies found the bodies when... more »
October 21, 2013 3:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies found two lifeless bodies inside a house, dead in an apparent murder-suicide.
Investigators found the people dead inside a house in the 7800 block of Willow Grove Boulevard Monday afternoon just after two.
A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
October 15, 2013 10:37 PM
BALDWIN- A family's feud over the patriarch's death received national exposure on the "Dr. Phil" show Tuesday.
Glenn Lemoine's daughters believe their mother and brother know something about his death in 2010. Lemoine was found in a canal in St. Mary Parish. His car was abandoned on a road... more »
October 15, 2013 7:51 AM
ST. FRANCISVILLE - Barry S. Edge will serve life in prison for the murder of an Angola prison guard almost 14 years ago after a jury deadlocked on whether to sentence him to death.
The 53-year-old was found guilty Saturday of first-degree murder in the death of Capt. David... more »
October 14, 2013 7:54 AM
ST. FRANCISVILLE - Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of Angola 5 inmate Barry S. Edge heard testimony from relatives of the Louisiana State Penitentiary officer killed nearly 14 years ago, as well as from Edge's family members.
A jury convicted the 53-year-old Saturday of first-degree murder in the... more »
October 9, 2013 8:38 AM
FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due back in a Massachusetts court for the first time since being arraigned on a murder charge.
A pre-trial hearing is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Fall River Superior Court.
Hernandez was indicted in August... more »
October 3, 2013 7:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - Devin Parker testified Thursday that he was with Casey Gathers and Michael Lewis when the they murdered two LSU graduate students.
According to Parker, he and the two defendants never discussed a plan to rob or kill anyone before entering the apartment on LSU's campus. Parker... more »
October 2, 2013 11:41 AM
SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport man has been found guilty of murder in the shooting of three brothers over an X-Box gaming system.
A Caddo Parish jury deliberated about an hour Tuesday before finding Marcus Donte Reed guilty on 3 counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of 18-year-old Jarquis... more »
October 1, 2013 2:52 PM
BATON ROUGE- A federal district judge decided a convicted killer should be freed from his sentence, citing issues with how the man was indicted a number of years ago.
Chief Judge Brian Jackson said the rights of Herman Wallace were violated because there were no women on the jury... more »
October 1, 2013 9:56 AM
JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius' lawyers have called in a team of American forensic experts to help prepare the double-amputee Olympian's defense for his murder trial next year.
Pistorius' spokeswoman, Anneliese Burgess, says the specialists from the U.S. are currently in South Africa working with the athlete's lawyers.
Pistorius... more »