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  • Christmas Eve murder suspect trail set

    August 1, 2015 11:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Gary Francois, accused of gunning down another man in a suburban New Orleans shopping mall on Christmas Eve, will go to trial Nov. 3. State District Judge Lee Faulkner of Gretna set the date Friday for Francois after denying a defense motion to prevent the jury from... more »
  • Coroner says gunman took own life in standoff check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The coroner's office says an accused killer shot himself in the head during a Wednesday night shootout with police and U.S. Marshals deputies in Baton Rouge. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office confirmed Thursday that 37-year-old Lawrence Blackburn, of Morgan City, was dead at the... more »
  • Brothers accused of killing 5 family members in Okla.

    July 23, 2015 5:11 PM

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. - Authorities said the stabbing deaths of five members of a Tulsa-area family by two other family members "is the worst single criminal event in Broken Arrow history." Broken Arrow police said 52-year-old David and 44-year-old April Bever were among those killed, along with one of... more »
  • Ex-agent may testify about FBI search of Durst's room

    July 23, 2015 3:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge says lawyers for real estate heir Robert Durst may call a former FBI agent as an expert witness to testify about whether agents made an illegal search of a New Orleans hotel room before arresting Durst on a weapons charge. U.S. District Judge Helen... more »
  • Penalty phase for Colorado theater shooter begins Wednesday

    July 22, 2015 8:03 AM

    CENTENNIAL, CO.- The penalty phase begins today in the trial of Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes, who was convicted earlier this month of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others. Jurors quickly rejected Holmes' claim that he was legally insane when he opened fire in Aurora, Colorado in July... more »
  • Girlfriend emotional, left with questions after boyfriend's slaying check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 21, 2015 10:43 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The girlfriend of a man gunned down over the weekend was emotional as she tried to talk about the confusion she has over her boyfriend's slaying. "My whole life is gone because all I knew was him," Stephanie Felder said. Her boyfriend, Brandon Jones, was... more »
  • Baton Rouge chef murdered near Catholic Life Center check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 21, 2015 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A chef who graduated from the Louisiana Culinary Institute a year ago was shot multiple times overnight near Hundred Oaks and South Acadian Thruway. The man died inside a car after it crashed into a retaining wall at the Catholic Life Center. Investigators identified the chef... more »
  • Murder-suicide leaves three dead

    July 12, 2015 11:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The Baton Rouge Police Department is looking into a shooting that left three people dead and one seriously injured. Police say the shooting took place on the 1000 block of Donmoor Ave. around 1:20 Sunday morning. Marquiles Whaley, 20, fatally shot Shawyn Lollis, 38,... more »
  • Jury convicts Baton Rouge man in 2011 drug deal shooting

    July 11, 2015 1:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A Baton Rouge man has been convicted of murder and attempted murder in a 2011 drug-related shooting in the Spanish Town area. An East Baton Rouge Parish jury on Friday convicted 29-year-old Cardale Green of second-degree murder in the killing of 28-year-old Derrick Casey and attempted... more »
  • Murdered man, murder suspect had disturbing past check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 10, 2015 7:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Court documents revealed more about the history of a child molester and his accused killer, Brittany Monk. The information was found in court documents connected to the sex crimes and were obtained Friday. Monk was arrested Wednesday with her fiance in the death of Robert Noce... more »
  • Suspect arrested in fatal French Quarter shooting

    July 9, 2015 12:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 23-year-old man has been booked with second-degree murder following a shooting in the French Quarter. In a news release, police say detectives learned during their investigation that the unidentified victim and a 30-year-old friend were allegedly attempting to purchase drugs early Thursday morning from... more »
  • Man dies in French Quarter shooting

    July 9, 2015 7:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say a man has died following a shooting in the French Quarter. The shooting happened early Thursday morning in the 900 block of St. Ann Street. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of his family. Police said in a news release the man... more »
  • 12-Year-Old Arrested in Connection With a Deadly Omaha Shooting, Police Say

    July 8, 2015 3:41 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - A 12-year-old suspect was arrested Tuesday night in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in connection with a deadly shooting in Omaha, Nebraska, officials told ABC News today. Jarrell Milton will be charged with first-degree murder alongside 15-year-old Shuntayvious Primes-Willis and his 17-year-old brother, Jamar E. Milton, police said. All... more »
  • Baltimore police: 3 dead in shooting near university campus

    July 8, 2015 8:54 AM

    BALTIMORE- Baltimore police say four people have been shot, three fatally, near the University of Maryland, Baltimore, campus. Detective Rashawn Strong said in a statement early Wednesday that officers responded Tuesday night to a shooting reported in a residential neighborhood blocks from the campus near downtown. Strong says officers found... more »
  • Bike loop to be named after cycling murder victim

    July 7, 2015 11:20 PM

    LAFAYETTE - City leaders renamed a bicycle loop for murder victim Mickey Shunick Tuesday night. Shunick, a college student, was hit and killed by Brandon Scott Lavergne in May 2012. In a confession, Lavergne said he had been drinking when he hit Shunick but killed her after the pair... more »
  • Boys' family offers sympathy to slain NOPD officer's family

    July 5, 2015 5:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The family of a man accused of killing a New Orleans policeman has released a statement of sympathy and thanks to the dead man's family. Public defender Christopher Murell, one of Travis Boys' attorneys, emailed the family's statement Sunday. They say they're deeply sorry for the heartache... more »
  • Sheriff admits wrong imprisonment

    June 29, 2015 8:50 PM

    MERCED, CA - A sheriff admits a mistake of arresting a teen on a warrant for a murder charge he had already been cleared of, and he's looking into what went wrong. Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke says Jacob Tellez spent the night in jail over the weekend after... more »
  • Cell phone records used to tie kidnapping suspect to woman's murder

    June 29, 2015 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police used cell phone records to connect the dots and develop a murder suspect in a recent high-profile murder case, arrest documents obtained by WBRZ News 2 late Monday night show. Hours earlier, Baton Rouge Police confirmed they had added a murder charge to charges Curtis... more »
  • Scotlandville man found dead in driveway

    June 27, 2015 3:16 PM

    The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the murder of a Scotlandville man. Tyrone Clay was found in his driveway around 6:30 am Saturday, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information relative to this shooting is... more »
  • Woman released after 14 years in prison

    June 27, 2015 1:57 PM

    IUKA, Miss. - A woman who spent 14 years on Mississippi's death row has pleaded guilty to killing her husband and subsequently was released from jail. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports 58-year-old Michelle Byrom entered an Alford guilty plea to the 1999 murder of Edward Byrom Sr. in Tishomingo... more »
  • Third man charged in fairgrounds shooting

    June 24, 2015 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man suspected of shooting another man during a planned drug deal is behind bars. Detetives caught Ronald T. Lockett, 19, Jr in Ascension Parish and booked him as a fugitive from East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. He will return to EBR and booked for second-degree murder... more »
  • Port Allen man accused in second murder-for-hire plot

    June 23, 2015 7:38 AM

    PORT ALLEN- A Port Allen man jailed on charges he hired a hit man to kill a Pointe Coupee couple is now accused of making a second attempt, this time from behind bars. Col. Richie Johnson, with the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, says Tommy Joe Gioele allegedly asked... more »
  • Terry Speaks is guilty of killing and dismembering a stripper in New Orleans

    June 19, 2015 9:56 PM

    GRETNA - Terry Speaks was found guilty tonight by a jury for killing and dismembering a New Orleans stripper. Speaks and his ex-girlfriend, Margret Sanchez, were charged with second degree murder of 22-year-old Jaren Lockhart. Speaks and Sanchez were seen leaving a bar on Bourbon Street with Lockhart... more »
  • Victim of basketball shooting remembered by friends, family check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 18, 2015 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of 21-year-old Justin Guillory says her son was a quiet person and all he wanted to do was play basketball. That's what he was doing the night he was murdered June 12, outside the Berean Seventh Day Adventist Gym on Osborne Ave. He was... more »
  • Roseland man accused of killing his neighbor at Amite store check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 17, 2015 9:55 PM

    AMITE - A Roseland man is facing murder charges tonight for allegedly killing his neighbor. Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona tells News 2, investigators have arrested 29-year-old Jermaine Williams, on charges of 2nd Degree Murder and 2nd Degree Attempted Murder after a shooting in the city of Amite Wednesday... more »
  • Crime curse of summer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 16, 2015 9:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- June has a historically high crime rate in Baton Rouge. The month is only halfway over, and we've already seen more murders than June 2014. Law enforcement officials are reaching out more than ever to change the culture of violence. The number of violent crimes and deaths... more »
  • Teens could be tried as adults for roles in 2014 murder check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 15, 2015 7:11 PM

    GONZALES - Two teens accused of beating 15-year-old Brandon Augusta to death were in court for a 72 hour juvenile hearing Monday afternoon. 17-year-old Kahlil Howard and 16-year-old Kaglin Green appeared before a judge due to their roles in the August 2014 homicide of Augusta, whose body was found... more »
  • BRPD investigating the murder of a homeless man

    June 13, 2015 2:34 PM

    What initially looked like a natural death is now being investigated as a homicide. John Tallant, 59, was found underneath the I-12 overpass at the 1900 block of O'Neal Lane on May 26. The homeless man's death appeared to be of natural causes, but an autopsy proved that... more »
  • Violent week in Baton Rouge ends with a murder

    June 13, 2015 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A violent week in Baton Rouge ended by leaving a man dead Friday night. Argell Myles, 29, was found lying in the 4800 block of Crown St. suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was found around 9:20 pm, when he was transported to a... more »
  • Arrest made in deadly Summer Drive shooting

    June 12, 2015 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's office deputies have made an arrest in connection with an early Thursday afternoon shooting on Summer Drive that left one man dead. Reginald Scott, 36, is charged with second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. D'Andre T. Smith, 35, was dead at the... more »
  • Bail set for woman charged with storing dead child in storage unit

    June 11, 2015 6:24 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette district court judge set bail Thursday at $125,000 for a woman charged with storing her dead child in a storage unit. Police arrested Rebecca Landry on June 4 on one count of second-degree murder after a man who purchased an old storage unit she used... more »
  • Parker guilty of second-degree murder in child beating

    June 11, 2015 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge found Randy Parker guilty of second-degree murder Thursday for beating his ex-girlfriend's son to death four years ago. Judge Trudy White presided over Parker's bench trial and handed down her verdict in Baton Rouge. Parker was originally accused of first-degree murder in the 2011... more »
  • 9 shot at housing complex; 1 woman struck while taking bath

    June 11, 2015 10:46 AM

    BRIDGEPORT, CT.- Nine people have been shot at a Connecticut housing complex, including one who was killed and another who was struck while taking a bath when a bullet pierced the wall of her apartment. Police say shots were fired in a parking lot at the Trumbull Gardens Apartment Complex... more »
  • 'Revenge shooting' connected to New Roads murder check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 10, 2015 6:09 PM

    NEW ROADS - Retaliation for a murder two years ago could be the reason for a shooting in Pointe Coupee Parish Wednesday. The shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. on Carver Drive in New Roads. New Roads police officers arrested 25-year-old Devin Holmes for shooting 55-year-old Joe Lewis three times.... more »
  • New developments in Brandon Augusta murder investigation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 10, 2015 12:56 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities say there may be new developments in the ongoing investigation of the 2014 murder of Brandon Augusta. In August, deputies found Augusta's body along the Mississippi River in Donaldsonville. Investigators say the body was beaten so badly that they could not positively identify it at the... more »
  • Ex-SC officer indicted for murder in shooting of black man

    June 8, 2015 11:44 AM

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - A white former North Charleston police officer has been indicted on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man who was running away from the officer. The April 4 shooting was captured on video by a bystander and showed officer Michael Slager... more »
  • Louding's life sentence confirmed by appellate court

    June 8, 2015 10:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Louisiana appeals court has upheld the life sentence given Michael "Marlo Mike" Louding in a murder-for-hire case. Louding was convicted in 2013 in Baton Rouge for first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Terry Boyd. Authorities say Boyd was shot to death October of 2009 through... more »
  • Police say infant found dead in storage unit after 14 years

    June 4, 2015 2:54 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police arrested a Lafayette woman on murder charges after investigators said an infant's body was found in a storage unit this week, 14 years after the child died. According to KATC-TV , Lafayette Police charged 57-year-old Rebecca Landry with second-degree murder Thursday after the gruesome discovery was... more »
  • Guilty plea as swamp slaying trial set to begin check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 2, 2015 11:43 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The man accused in a gruesome swamp slaying pleaded guilty to the charges against him just before his trial was set to begin Wednesday. Detrell Scott pleaded guilty to second-degree murder charges for shooting Kye Boudreaux, who was found dead in May 2014 at his Iberville Parish... more »
  • Murder victim's son wants death penalty for accused killers check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 27, 2015 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Tahereh Ghassemi's son is calling for swift justice for the four men accused of killing his mom. "The death penalty is the only thing they deserve," Hamed Ghassemi said. Hamed Ghassemi lifted his silence today for the first time since his father's arrest. Hamid Ghassemi is... more »
  • Blakes murder trial begins Tuesday

    May 26, 2015 8:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A four year old Baton Rouge murder case is expected to begin trial today. Johnny Ray Blakes is accused of killing a mother of three in her home back in 2011. Police say Blakes forced his way into 25-year-old Rochel Christal's house on Byron Street and shot... more »
  • 2 dead, 2 wounded in New Orleans shooting

    May 26, 2015 7:18 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead and two others injured. The shooting happened early Tuesday morning. Police say the bodies of two men were found in a parking lot. They say a 30-year-old man and a 31 year-old woman were taken to... more »
  • Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested

    May 22, 2015 8:21 AM

    WASHINGTON- Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who's accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. Members of a fugitive task force arrested 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint around 11 o'clock last night, about a week after authorities say the family was killed and their mansion was set... more »
  • DeQuincy man convicted in shooting death of girlfriend

    May 21, 2015 1:39 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - A DeQuincy man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of his girlfriend. State District Judge Guy Bradberry will sentence 55-year-old Leo Paul Thibodeaux on Aug. 7 to mandatory life in prison. Thibodeaux was convicted Tuesday of the March 28, 2012, death of... more »
  • Governor's mansion butler seeks to reduce life sentence

    May 19, 2015 9:04 AM

    GONZALES- Harrison Cage, Gov. Bobby Jindal's personal butler and a longtime state prison trustee, is asking a state district judge to reduce his mandatory life sentence for a 1991 second-degree murder. During a hearing Monday in court in Ascension Parish, Cage asked Judge Jessie LeBlanc, of the 23rd Judicial District... more »
  • Court records show murder suspect snitched on others check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 18, 2015 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Court records obtained by the Investigative Unit show it was Tyler Ashpaugh who pointed the finger at three other men in a murder-for-hire case, leading to all of their arrests over the weekend. Taherah Ghassemi went missing in April. Her car was found burned out near North... more »
  • Houma man arrested for murder

    May 16, 2015 3:14 PM

    COCODRIE- A man is charged with second degree murder after detectives discovered a body in Terrebonne Parish. Deputies arrested Simon Quinn, 46, of Houma after detectives found Robbie Coulon, 46, dead in Cocodrie Thursday evening. Witnesses told investigators Quinn would frequently visit Coulon and had an argument with... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to fatal shooting at construction company check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 15, 2015 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Slaughter man who went on a shooting rampage at Grady Crawford Construction Co. in 2009, several months after the Baton Rouge firm fired him, has pleaded guilty to killing two workers and wounding a third. Richard Matthews' guilty pleas came three months after state District Judge... more »
  • Two arrested in BR murder investigation

    May 12, 2015 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused two people Tuesday of shooting a man in the head and leaving him dead in the street in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Don Coppola said police arrested 19-year-old Corey Handy and 20-year-old Cody Sanders late Monday night and charged them with killing 20-year-old Cameron Matthews.... more »
  • New charge for Aaron Hernandez: witness intimidation

    May 11, 2015 3:27 PM

    BOSTON - Former New England Patriots player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez is facing another criminal charge: witness intimidation. Hernandez was convicted last month of killing a man in June 2013. He also faces two counts of murder in Boston, where he's accused of gunning down two men in 2012... more »
  • Woman arrested in boyfriend's stabbing death

    May 11, 2015 9:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge woman has been arrested after deputies say she stabbed her boyfriend to death. Lisa Stewart was booked into Parish Prison with second-degree murder. The crime happened around 2 a.m. Monday in the 16000 block of S. Harrell's Ferry Road. Deputies responded to... more »
  • Police chief's son questioned in deadly shooting

    May 11, 2015 8:35 AM

    ST. GABRIEL - Officials said a police chief's son in Iberville Parish shot and killed two people after a fight overnight in St. Gabriel, according to Sheriff Brett Stassi. The sheriff said Kevin Ambeau Jr., the son of St. Gabriel's police chief, shot and killed 30-year-old Rove Lodge and... more »
  • 1 dead in Baton Rouge shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 11, 2015 8:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are investigating a homicide that took place early Monday morning in Baton Rouge. A young man was found shot in the head around 4 a.m. in the middle of E. Grant Street at Tennessee Street. At this time the victim's identity is still unknown. "We... more »
  • 3 arrested after shootings of 2 Mississippi police officers

    May 10, 2015 11:46 AM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A law enforcement official says three people have been arrested and two of them have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shootings of two Mississippi police officers during a weekend traffic stop in Hattiesburg. Warren Strain, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety,... more »
  • Man who used Facebook to lure teen to death gets 60 years

    May 8, 2015 12:59 PM

    BANGOR, ME - A Maine man who lured a 15-year-old girl to her death with a fake Facebook profile is going to prison for 60 years. The sentence was imposed Friday on 22-year-old Kyle Dube, of Orono, who was convicted of killing Nichole Cable. The judge imposed 60 years for... more »
  • Couple questioned in child's kidnapping, mom's murder

    May 7, 2015 1:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With two people in custody accused of kidnapping a murdered woman's child, police are continuing questioning and still on the lookout for witnesses Thursday. Police identified the two suspects in custody late Wednesday as Curtis King, 24, and Daaria Thomas, 22, both of Baton Rouge. They... more »
  • Police ID suspects in child's disappearance; one has prior charges check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 6, 2015 8:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the names of two people charged with kidnapping a murdered woman's child. Late Wednesday, police identified the suspects as Curtis King, 24, and Daaria Thomas, 22, of Baton Rouge. In addition to the aggravated kidnapping charges, the pair also face possession with intent to... more »
  • Fingerprints catch 1959 killer

    May 5, 2015 8:54 PM

    ORLANDO, FLORIDA- A convicted killer who disappeared for more than 60 years was caught as police used a ruse to get his fingerprints. Frank Freshwaters escaped a prison farm in Ohio in 1959. Deputies and U.S. Marshals created a scenario where the man they had under surveillance had to... more »
  • Neighbors react to mother's killing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 5, 2015 8:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Neighbors are startled a woman was shot and her body left in her car for days before being found. Taylor Latham, 24, was shot in a car in her driveway on Louisiana Avenue near downtown Saturday. Her body was found Monday. Police said her daughter was missing... more »
  • Sentencing phase begins in CarQuest killings check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 5, 2015 7:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Prosecutors made their case that a double murderer should die for his crime. Lee Turner shot two co-workers, Edward Gurtner and Randy Chaney, four years ago in Baton Rouge during a robbery at the CarQuest store at Airline and Siegen Lane. On Tuesday family members... more »
  • Missing girl reunited with father after mother's death check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 4, 2015 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities reunited a 2-year-old girl in Baton Rouge with her father Tuesday, the day after her mother was found shot in the head at her home. Investigators said A'Kyleana Louise Latham was found safe around 1 p.m. inside the city limits. She had not been seen... more »
  • Turner guilty of first-degree murder in CarQuest killings check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 4, 2015 1:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jurors quickly found Lee Turner Jr., who is accused of killing two coworkers in order to steal a deposit from their business, guilty of first-degree murder Monday in Baton Rouge. The jurors received their instructions before lunch, and said they'd reached a decision just after 1... more »
  • Police say Collins still not suspect in murder investigation

    May 4, 2015 10:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say former LSU football player La'el Collins met with detectives Monday morning and is still not considered a suspect in an active murder investigation. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. of Baton Rouge Police said Collins and his attorney met with investigators at around 10:30 a.m. and... more »
  • Collins set to lose millions after draft stock falls check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 30, 2015 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With a dark cloud hanging over his head, football draft experts feel former LSU standout La'el Collins will miss out on millions of dollars by falling down the draft board. Last week Collins was a lock in the first round tabbed as one of the best... more »
  • NFL rejects Collins' supplemental draft request

    April 30, 2015 5:30 PM

    CHICAGO - The NFL rejected a request Thursday from LSU football star La'el Collins to be placed in a supplemental draft while police try to question him about a woman's murder in Baton Rouge. Collins' representatives made the request so they could have time to clear up the connection... more »
  • BRPD to meet with La'el Collins after draft

    April 30, 2015 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police investigating a murder in Baton Rouge said they've agreed to meet with LSU football standout La'el Collins after the NFL Draft to interview him about the victim, who police said he used to have a relationship with. Cpl. Don Coppola with BRPD said they're not... more »
  • Former LSU football player charged in death of Georgia boy

    April 30, 2015 7:52 AM

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA.- Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports 26-year-old Steven Terrence Singleton, a former football player at Buford High School in Georgia and a college player at LSU and University of South Carolina was booked Wednesday in... more »
  • BRPD trying to interview LSU football star in murder investigation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 28, 2015 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police confirmed to News 2 Tuesday that they're trying to interview LSU football standout La'el Collins in connection with the shooting death of a pregnant woman in Baton Rouge. Police said 29-year-old Brittney Mills was shot and killed Friday night at her residence on Ship Drive.... more »
  • 2 teens charged in double murder

    April 27, 2015 3:59 AM

    METAIRIE- Two teenagers have been charged with killing a father and his son after a car robbery in an upscale Louisiana neighborhood. The Times-Picayune reports 18-year-old Haraquon Dugrey and a 17-year-old boy were arrested Friday in the shooting deaths of 56-year-old David Pence and his 25-year-old son Nicholas Wednesday in... more »
  • Lawyer: Louisiana gun case against millionaire Durst dropped

    April 23, 2015 12:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An attorney for real estate heir Robert Durst says state weapon charges against him have been dropped, clearing the way for federal proceedings in New Orleans on similar charges. Durst, who faces a murder charge in an unrelated California case, remains jailed without bond in Louisiana. Lawyer... more »
  • Last 3 men sentenced for 2012 Gonzales home invasion triple slaying

    April 23, 2015 11:18 AM

    GONZALES - The final three men convicted in a 2012 home invasion triple murder in Gonzales have been sentenced after all reached plea bargains with prosecutors. Charlotte Guedry, spokeswoman for District Attorney Ricky Babin, said Rolando Stewart was sentenced Wednesday to 63 years in prison, while Travis Moore got 26... more »

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