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  • In deal, triple murderer gets three life sentences

    August 19, 2014 6:44 PM

    GONZALES- A man tied to a home invasion where three people were murdered in February 2012 pleaded guilty and will serve three life terms, District Attorney Ricky Babin told WBRZ News 2 Tuesday. Bernard James pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder... more »
  • Attempted murder charges in Md. TV station crash

    May 14, 2014 11:00 AM

    TOWSON, Md. - Baltimore County police are charging a man who they say slammed a stolen landscaping truck into a Baltimore-area television station with second-degree attempted murder. Police said Wednesday that 28-year-old Vladimir Baptiste of Parkville was charged with three counts of second-degree attempted murder. Online court records show Baptiste... more »
  • Hernandez arraignment set after murder indictment

    September 6, 2013 10:04 AM

    FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez will be arraigned Friday on a first-degree murder charge following his indictment in the killing of a friend. A Massachusetts grand jury indicted Hernandez last month in the death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of... more »
  • Suspect faces 20 charges in Mother's Day shooting

    May 16, 2013 9:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Jail records show that the suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that wounded 19 people faces 20 charges of attempted second-degree murder. Nineteen-year-old Akein Scott was arrested Wednesday night in the Little Woods section of New Orleans. He was already facing a gun and drug possession charge... more »
  • Son joins father in prison for beating death

    March 27, 2013 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies have arrested the 24-year-old wanted in the January beating and death of another man. Deputies booked Shedrick Demond Lobrano into parish prison Monday on second-degree murder and fugitive from justice charges. Police arrested his father, 51-year-old Shedrick L. Lobrano, at their home last... more »
  • Nike suspends contract with Oscar Pistorius

    February 21, 2013 7:44 AM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Nike says it has suspended the contract of Oscar Pistorius. Pistorius, the first double-amputee runner to compete on the track at the Olympics, is facing a charge of premeditated murder in South Africa in the Valentine's Day slaying of his girlfriend. In a brief statement announcing the... more »
  • DA to go after accused killer with death penalty

    January 3, 2013 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The district attorney plans to seek the death penalty in the case against Devon Terrell Livous. Livous is accused of killing Raolatu Alowonle and shooting her 11-year-old niece in the leg on Ryder Drive in July. Prosecutors allege that Livous knew opening fire on the two women... more »
  • Murder charges filed against suspects in deputy shootings

    August 23, 2012 7:20 AM

    LAPLACE -Three suspects accused in last week's deputy shootings face additional charges this morning. Officials signed warrants Wednesday for Brian Lyn Smith, Kyle David Joekel and Brittney Keith. Smith and Joekel both face two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted first-degree murder of a police... more »
  • Men accused of triple murder plead 'not guilty' Play Video

    April 17, 2012 5:50 PM

    GONZALES - Four men accused of murdering an Ascension Parish couple and their son earlier this year pleaded not guilty this morning to first-degree murder charges. Michael Aikens, Devon James, Bernard James and Rolondo Durrell Stewart, all of Prairieville, entered their pleas in a Gonzales court. A fifth suspect,... more »
  • Police: Twins lived with dead mother for months

    April 12, 2011 1:11 PM

    HOUSTON - Twin 48-year-old men are facing murder charges after Houston police say they left their elderly mother unattended for three days after she fell, allowed her to die on the floor, then lived with her corpse for three months. Police say Edward Larry Berndt and Edwin Christian Berndt... more »
  • Grand jury indicts Jackson in Engler murder

    December 9, 2010 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A grand jury in Baton Rouge has indicted 21-year-old Aramis Jackson in the shootings of a woman and her daughter in Beauregard Town. The District Attorney's office will seek the death penalty for Aramis Jackson, who is accused of first degree murder and attempted first degree... more »
  • La. man pleads guilty in shooting of officers

    October 26, 2010 7:09 AM

    A 29-year-old man has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder charges in the 2008 shootings of two Baton Rouge police officers who confronted him after a high-speed car chase. Christopher Joseph Johnson of Baton Rouge also pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of felon in possession of a firearm. The... more »
  • Woman flips man in wheelchair

    August 5, 2010 11:32 AM

    A Terrebone Parish wheelchair bound man, is in critical condition, after a woman flipped him over--causing severe head injuries. That woman is behind bars. Twenty-four-year old Karen Kufner could face murder charges, if the 57--year old man dies. Deputies say it happened on the 2100 block of... more »
  • Lil Boosie pleads not guilty to murder and drug charges

    June 28, 2010 4:56 PM

    Update : Nationally-known rapper Torrence Hatch, a.k.a. "Lil Boosie," pleaded not guilty to murder and drug charges in Baton Rouge District Court this morning. The hearing took about two minutes. Security was much tighter than usual, due to the high profile nature of the case. District Attorney Hillar... more »
  • Holloway suspect arrested in Chile

    June 4, 2010 6:32 AM

    Chilean authorities say they'll fly Joran van der Sloot back to the border with Peru today to face potential murder charges there. The Dutch man linked to the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway in Aruba was detained in a taxi yesterday after crossing the border from Peru. Authorities... more »

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