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  • Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

    June 26, 2017 12:32 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist who was killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death. The settlement was announced Monday by attorneys for Valerie Castile and the city of St. Anthony. ... more »
  • LSP: Man does multiple drugs with 2-year-old in vehicle, causes hit-and-run crash

    June 25, 2017 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after they found several drugs and a young child in his vehicle following a hit-and-run crash Saturday night. According to Louisiana State Police, troopers responded to the scene of a hit and run on Reiger Road around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say... more »
  • Authorities looking at terrorism in Flint airport stabbing

    June 21, 2017 2:36 PM

    FLINT - A law enforcement official says the FBI is looking at terrorism as a possible motive in the stabbing of an officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport. The official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the individual wasn't able to publicly discuss it says the investigation... more »
  • Report: Family carjacked outside Lakeside Mall; suspects arrested after chase

    June 18, 2017 6:00 PM

    METAIRIE - Two men are in jail after they allegedly committed multiple carjackings in Jefferson Parish Saturday night and led deputies on a high-speed chase which sent one woman to the hospital in critical condition. According to a report from WWL, the incident happened just before 10 p.m. in... more »
  • EBRSO vehicle involved in crash on Siegen Lane; no injuries

    June 15, 2017 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews are responding to an accident on Siegen Lane near I-10 involving an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office vehicle The wreck happened just after 9:00 p.m. A spokesperson with the Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed an EBRSO vehicle was involved in the accident. Sources on... more »
  • Arkansas police officer slain; search ongoing for suspect

    June 12, 2017 11:36 PM

    NEWPORT, Ark. - A police officer has been shot and killed in a small northeastern Arkansas town, and manhunt is underway for the suspect. The shooting was reported about 7:30 p.m. Monday in Newport, about 90 miles northeast of Little Rock. According to an Arkansas State Police statement,... more »
  • Suspect in 2016 deputy slaying found competent for trial

    June 7, 2017 3:10 PM

    GRETNA - Court-appointed doctors say a man arrested in connection with the death of a Louisiana sheriff's deputy is competent to stand trial. New Orleans news outlets report that 20-year-old Jerman Neveaux was in court Wednesday. At the hearing in the suburban New Orleans city of Gretna, state district Judge... more »
  • Man faces numerous charges after holding victim hostage in Baton Rouge home

    June 4, 2017 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested on several charges after he broke into a home and held a victim hostage early Sunday morning. Officers responded to a report of an attempted burglary in the 2300 block of Delta Street around 1 a.m. Sunday. Police learned that a man,... more »
  • Ouachita Parish deputy charged with rape, fired

    May 30, 2017 1:29 PM

    MONROE - A former sheriff's deputy in Louisiana has been charged with third-degree rape. News outlets report 38-year-old Bradley Smith was charged Monday. The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Smith was fired as soon as he was arrested. Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Glenn Springfield... more »
  • 57-year-old woman killed after car crashes into mobility scooter on LA 60

    May 29, 2017 1:52 PM

    BOGALUSA - Police say a woman was killed in Washington Parish after she attempted to cross LA 60 on her mobility aid scooter Sunday afternoon. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around 6 p.m. as 57-year-old Sherry Byrd of Bogalusa was attempting cross the highway. Police determined... more »
  • Report: BRPD officer placed on leave for racially charged text message

    May 22, 2017 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge Police Department officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after a group text he was involved in allegedly violated department policy. Sgt. Don Coppola says that Officer Blaine Dupuy was placed on leave starting May 18 for alleged policy violation related to... more »
  • Man wounded in police shooting files $6M suit

    May 16, 2017 10:55 PM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - A young man who was shot and wounded by a Connecticut police officer during a fatal car stop has filed a $6 million federal lawsuit. The man's teenage friend was killed by police. Julian Fyffe's lawyer says he filed the lawsuit late Tuesday against Bridgeport Officer James... more »
  • 4-year-old fatally shoots himself at Virginia deputy's home

    May 16, 2017 3:59 PM

    ORANGE, Va. - Virginia authorities say a 4-year-old boy fatally shot himself at the home of his child care provider, which is also the home of a Stafford County sheriff's deputy. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Tuesday that the child was pronounced dead Monday, the sheriff's... more »
  • Widow of slain BR deputy joins officers at national memorial

    May 14, 2017 3:49 PM

    WASHINGTON - More than 30,000 law enforcement officers and supporters gathered Saturday to honor members of law enforcement killed in the line of duty. Among those attending United By Light's candlelight vigil was the widow of deputy Brad Garafola, accompanied by her children. She and her children joined thousands... more »
  • Deputy shoots, kills Metairie man on I-10 in Alabama

    May 13, 2017 9:34 PM

    BAY MINETTE, Ala. - A Louisiana man has died after being shot by a police officer on Interstate 10 in Baldwin County. Authorities say 35-year-old Jonathan Victor, of Metairie, died early Saturday following a shooting involving a sheriff's deputy at about 5 p.m. Friday about 10 miles from the Florida... more »
  • House passes bills in response to Alton Sterling shooting

    May 9, 2017 8:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two bills written in response to the shooting death of a black man outside a Baton Rouge convenience store last year have passed the House. Lawmakers voted 102-0 Tuesday to reduce the amount of time police officers have to hire an attorney following incidents in which an... more »
  • Seven arrested for drug distribution in Assumption Parish

    May 9, 2017 5:33 PM

    ASSUMPTION PARISH - The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office has announced the arrest of seven people on drug distribution charges. Sheriff Leland Falcon says deputies began executing several warrants on Friday as a part of "Operation Fresh Start". The sheriff says the operation targeted mid-level dealers distributing a variety of... more »
  • Family sues Texas officer, department in 15-year-old's death

    May 8, 2017 5:33 PM

    DALLAS - The family of a black 15-year-old is suing the white police officer who shot and killed him, as well as the officer's suburban Dallas police department. Jordan Edwards' funeral was Saturday, one week after he was shot dead in a vehicle leaving a chaotic house party in Balch... more »
  • Memorial ride honors fallen Baton Rouge, Dallas officers

    May 7, 2017 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement offices participated in a memorial ride Sunday in honor of officers who were slain in multiple 2016 attacks. The memorial ride, hosted by the Los Angeles Police Department, honored the lives of those killed in the... more »
  • Police: Suspect in officer's shooting found dead at motel

    May 6, 2017 11:27 AM

    BRAINTREE, Mass. - A man who authorities say barricaded himself in a Massachusetts motel room after shooting a police officer in the face has been found dead. The Boston Globe reported that Braintree Police Chief Paul Shastany said at a press conference early Saturday that the officer underwent surgery at... more »
  • Authorities: Man shot, wounded aimed gun at officers

    May 5, 2017 10:10 AM

    MILTON - Authorities in Lafayette Parish say a man was shot and wounded after he aimed a gun at officers. News outlets report Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jared L. Sandifer said in a news release 46-year-old James Derouen of New Iberia was shot Monday after officers responded to... more »
  • Police officer who shot and killed Texas teen is fired

    May 3, 2017 12:11 PM

    BALCH SPRINGS - Police in suburban Dallas have fired the officer who shot and killed a black 15-year-old boy riding in a vehicle leaving party, and the family of the teenager wants criminal charges filed against the officer. Balch Springs, Texas, Police Chief Jonathan Haber says the officer, identified as... more »
  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Officer quits after documenting partner sleeping on the job Play Video

    May 2, 2017 6:36 PM

    NEW ROADS- A New Roads Police Officer resigned citing safety concerns after she claims she went to higher ups a number of times after she kept catching her partner asleep on the clock. Crystal Duckworth resigned last week after she said she met with her Captain, Chief and others about... more »
  • Former officer who shot Walter Scott pleads guilty, faces prison

    May 2, 2017 4:06 PM

    CHARLESTON - Fired North Charleston Police officer Michael Slager has pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black motorist he shot in the back. The death of Walter Scott was seen worldwide after a bystander recorded it on his cellphone. Slager likely faces prison under the terms... more »
  • Georgia deputy shoots, kills police dog after it attacks him

    April 29, 2017 5:50 PM

    PERRY, Ga. - A Georgia sheriff says a deputy had to shoot and kill the police dog he handled after the K-9 attacked him. Houston County Sheriff Cullen Talton says Sgt. Slate Simons was attacked by the dog named Kyro on Tuesday while helping the Dooly County Sheriff's Office on... more »
  • Police: Texas officer faked his own death, fled into Mexico

    April 29, 2017 1:04 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - Authorities in Texas say a police officer who notified his wife that he planned to kill himself actually faked his own death and fled to Mexico. An arrest affidavit revealed Friday that 29-year-old Austin officer Coleman Martin earlier in the week texted his wife a photo of... more »
  • Islamic State group claims Paris police attack

    April 20, 2017 3:50 PM

    PARIS - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the shooting on Paris' Champs Elysees that killed a police officer and left two others gravely wounded. In a statement from its Amaq news agency, the group gave a pseudonym for the shooter indicating he was Belgian. The attacker opened... more »
  • BRPD to hold blood drive for officer injured in I-12 crash Play Video

    April 20, 2017 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department will hold a blood drive for an officer who was injured in a crash on I-12 . BRPD officer Rickey Faust was responding to an alarm call last month and was driving his unit on I-12 east between the Millerville and... more »
  • Oklahoma police chief issues himself a speeding ticket

    April 18, 2017 2:51 PM

    SPERRY, Okla. - The police chief of a small northeast Oklahoma community says he issued himself a citation for speeding, but only after being caught on video. Sperry Police Chief Justin Burch posted an apology on the department's Facebook page Saturday, saying he was "wrong in traveling at 75 and... more »
  • Marksville officer in 6-year-old boy's death accused of badge misuse

    April 10, 2017 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Prosecutors say a Louisiana law enforcement officer charged with murder in a 6-year-old boy's fatal shooting had engaged in a pattern of abusing his badge to "satisfy his sexual desires." In a court filing Friday, prosecutors said the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office fired Norris Greenhouse Jr. after... more »
  • Video shows Colorado officer throwing woman down face-first

    April 9, 2017 3:02 PM

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. - A video spreading on social media shows a police officer in Colorado throwing a woman face-first onto a sidewalk after a scuffle. Seems excessive #ColoradoState pic.twitter.com/rtfzgBs4Yk — Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) April 8, 2017 Police spokeswoman Kate Kimble tells the Coloradoan newspaper... more »
  • IPSO: Suspect killed in deputy-involved shooting

    April 1, 2017 6:08 PM

    NEW IBERIA - A deputy with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office was involved in a fatal shooting during an altercation with a suspect Saturday. The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office says one deputy was involved in the shooting that left one suspect dead Saturday afternoon. According to a report... more »
  • Dog shot after charging at officers on Sherwood Street

    March 31, 2017 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a dog was shot after it charged at an officer while in the 4900 block of Sherwood Street. On Friday afternoon, BRPD officers attempted to execute an arrest warrant at a home in the area, when a dog from a neighboring yard charged at... more »
  • Pastor hopes to help family, friends heal as Sergeant Anderson is laid to rest Play Video

    March 22, 2017 10:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Healing Place Church has become a center of spiritual recovery to some in Baton Rouge over the past year. After last year's tragedies, including the slaying of three officers, the Alton Sterling Protests, and the August flood, their mission is to heal the world. David... more »
  • New video shows Deputy Nick Tullier operating a wheelchair

    March 22, 2017 5:37 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy Nick Tullier's family posted a new video Wednesday showing him operating a wheelchair as he continues his recovery. In an update, Tullier's father says the hospital had to remove a "central line" IV that was causing an infection. His father goes... more »
  • Nick Tullier visited by Sheriff Sid Gautreaux, Sgt. Bruce Simmons

    March 18, 2017 6:45 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - Several members of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office traveled to Houston, Texas to visit Deputy Nick Tullier Friday. The visitors included Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and Sgt. Bruce Simmons among others. A Facebook post showed the visitors standing alongside Tullier in his wheelchair. Tullier was... more »
  • Suspect identified in Navajo tribal officer's shooting death

    March 14, 2017 11:29 PM

    PREWITT, N.M. - Authorities say the man suspected of gunning down a tribal police officer on the nation's largest American Indian reservation was found hiding on a ridge not far from his rural home in western New Mexico. The McKinley County Sheriff's Office in a report obtained by the Navajo... more »
  • Ex-cop accused in Kenner of theft from Hispanics after traffic stops

    March 10, 2017 6:39 PM

    KENNER - A police department in a News Orleans suburb accuses a former officer of stealing from Hispanic men he'd arrested for driving without a license. Kenner Police Lt. Brian McGregor says 32-year-old Jan Michael Gregory was arrested Friday. He says Gregory had resigned Feb. 22, after members of the... more »
  • Maryland police charge driver shot by officer with attempted murder

    February 27, 2017 3:24 PM

    CLARKSVILLE, Md. - Police in Maryland have filed criminal charges against a man who was shot by an officer last week after he drove a car toward the policewoman. Howard County police say 38-year-old Tremayne Dorsey has been charged with attempted murder, assault and driving with a suspended license. Police... more »
  • BRPD thanks 56-year-old woman for saving officer during attack Play Video

    February 19, 2017 11:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge Police officer was rushed to the hospital after he was attacked during a traffic stop on Harry Drive Sunday morning. According to BRPD, the officer found 28-year-old Thomas Bennett sleeping in a parked vehicle around 7:50 a.m. in the 8400 block of Harry... more »
  • Mississippi 'Back the Badge' bill passes House after emotional debate

    February 8, 2017 10:04 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi House has voted to triple the penalties for committing violence against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency responders. The 85-31 vote came Wednesday only after several black representatives talked about how they or their loved ones had been racially profiled or treated harshly by the... more »
  • BRPD squad car involved in accident on Airline Highway Play Video

    February 3, 2017 8:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge Police officer was involved in an accident on Airline Highway. #BREAKING @BRPD officer involved in a crash on Airline Hwy near Coursey Blvd. @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/YFSkVDuoaP — Brett Buffington (@BrettBuffington) February 4, 2017 The crash happened on Airline Highway... more »
  • May 8 trial for Tulsa officer who fatally shot unarmed man

    February 1, 2017 12:14 PM

    TULSA - A white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year will go to trial May 8. Tulsa police officer Betty Jo Shelby was arraigned Wednesday in district court. She has pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the Sept. 16 death of Terence Crutcher.... more »
  • Funeral services slated for Friday for slain officer

    January 27, 2017 10:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Westwego police officer killed last week is slated to be laid to rest Friday. Officer Michael Louviere was shot and killed Jan. 20 on his way home from work when he stopped to investigate a car crash. The crash resulted from a shooting that started that... more »
  • Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting by NOPD

    January 24, 2017 8:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An operation to arrest a pair of armed robbery suspects ended in an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead. According to WWL-TV , the incident occurred in the 10000 block of Curran Blvd. at the Carriage House Apartments in New Orleans East around 5 p.m.... more »
  • Woman zaps victim in the groin, rips flesh from officer's arm

    January 17, 2017 3:23 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a woman early Saturday morning after she attacked a victim with a stun gun and resisted arrest at a motel on North Canal Boulevard. Police arrived at the motel parking lot around 2 a.m. and found Nadira Tardieff, 37, yelling at someone in a vehicle.... more »
  • Police: Officer fatally shoots man who shot 2, took hostage

    January 16, 2017 7:46 PM

    HERNDON, Va. - Police in Virginia say an officer shot and killed a man who shot two others and then kept a hostage barricaded inside a home even after it caught fire. Fairfax County Police Department spokeswoman Julie Parker told reporters Monday afternoon that after the home in Herndon, a... more »
  • Man arrested after accidentally texting officer about drug deal

    January 9, 2017 3:42 PM

    PIERRE PART - Assumption Parish police arrested a drug dealer Monday after he mistakenly texted an officer details about a crystal meth delivery. An Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy received a misdirected message from Dwayne Hebert, 39, in reference to a drug deal in Pierre Part. The officer played along... more »
  • Police: Knife-wielding man in Georgia shot by officers

    December 25, 2016 12:08 PM

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a man is in critical condition after being shot by police answering a domestic call. Authorities say two officers who answered the call around 7 p.m. Christmas Eve were confronted by a man wielding a knife at a home in Buford,... more »
  • Officer shot in eye back home, forgives shooter

    December 24, 2016 11:34 AM

    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - A Clarksdale police officer who was shot in the eye early this year is back home, and says he forgives the 19-year-old man accused of shooting him. In February, Cpl. Derrick Couch was sedated and unconscious. He began walking in July. He was in Clarksdale's Christmas parade,... more »
  • Slain officer's family talks spending first birthday and Christmas without him

    December 23, 2016 2:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Family of one of the slain officers killed in an ambush shooting in July discussed how the Christmas holidays will be the hardest time for them this year. The family of Montrell Jackson, a Baton Rouge Police officer who was killed by a gunman on July... more »
  • College financial aid officer stole $22K from students

    December 19, 2016 12:55 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Federal prosecutors say a 43-year-old Alexandria woman has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing more than $22,000 from students at a private college. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley says Makquel Gailes also must pay $22,700 restitution. Finley says Gailes was a financial aid officer at Unitech... more »
  • Washington state officer in critical condition following standoff, suspect in custody

    December 16, 2016 11:00 AM

    MOUNT VERNON - A police officer wounded in a shooting in Washington state is in critical condition following surgery. Earlier reports said the officer from Mount Vernon was in serious condition, but Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg says the 61-year-old man has been in critical condition since arriving unconscious... more »
  • Suspect shot, officer injured in Gretna police chase

    December 16, 2016 10:06 AM

    GRETNA - Authorities say a teenage suspect driving a stolen car was shot by police after he struck an officer with the vehicle during a chase near New Orleans. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports both the 17-year-old suspect and the injured officer survived and were being treated for injuries. Jefferson Parish Sheriff... more »
  • Police: Officer fatally shoots gunman near Baltimore campus

    December 13, 2016 9:59 PM

    BALTIMORE - Authorities say a Coppin State University police officer shot and killed a man who fired at a car driving near that Baltimore campus. Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith said the uniformed Coppin State officer was on patrol in an unmarked car Tuesday night when he saw a man... more »
  • Baton Rouge police officer cleared in Earth Day altercation

    December 12, 2016 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police haven't found sufficient evidence to support an excessive force complaint against an officer who punched a teenage boy arrested at an Earth Day celebration. The Advocate reports that Sgt. Todd Bourgoyne was placed on leave but returned to active duty after an internal affairs... more »
  • Suspect in fatal shooting of Tacoma officer dead

    December 1, 2016 7:49 AM

    SEATTLE - Authorities say the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Tacoma, Washington, police officer has been shot and killed by officers after a lengthy barricade situation. Pierce County Sheriff's Department spokesman Ed Troyer says the suspect was shot at approximately 3:30 a.m. Thursday, ending an 11-hour standoff. The... more »
  • Quick-acting Ohio State officer praised for killing attacker

    November 28, 2016 8:36 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio State University police officer is being praised for shooting and killing a man who drove his car into a crowd and stabbed multiple people on campus. Department of Public Safety Director Monica Moll says 28-year-old Officer Alan Horujko (huh-RUJ'-koh) started on the Ohio State University... more »
  • No bond for man charged college officer's slaying

    November 25, 2016 1:27 PM

    DETROIT - A 31-year-old man charged in the fatal shooting of a Wayne State University police officer near the school's Detroit campus is being held without bond. DeAngelo Davis was arraigned Friday in Romulus District Court and ordered jailed. Davis is charged with first-degree murder, murder of a police officer... more »
  • Officer in Detroit 'critical' after shooting

    November 22, 2016 8:17 PM

    DETROIT - Detroit's police chief says a university police officer is in "critical" condition after being shot while on duty near the campus of Wayne State University. James Craig told reporters in the area on Tuesday night that the five-year police veteran was shot once and was in surgery. He... more »
  • Officer sues Black Lives Matter activist over protest injury

    November 7, 2016 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge police officer who claims he was injured during a protest after a deadly police shooting in July is suing prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson, who was arrested during the protests. The unnamed officer's lawsuit says he was struck in the face by... more »
  • Louisiana deputy kills man who points gun at him

    November 3, 2016 10:26 AM

    HOUMA - Louisiana authorities say sheriff's deputy killed a man who shot himself in the chest and then pointed a gun at the officer. The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office identified the man as 59-year-old Wilton Henry, of Houma. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said in a news release the deputy responded to... more »
  • Former officer arrested for failure to appear in court following fraud charges

    October 20, 2016 8:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former BRPD officer, arrested in 2015 for using a department-issued credit card to make more than $1,450 in unauthorized charges, has been arrested for failure to appear in court. A Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office spokesperson says Christopher Guerra was rearrested recently. Guerra was arrested... more »
  • Tulsa police officer charged in man's death

    September 22, 2016 4:49 PM

    TULSA - A prosecutor in Tulsa, Oklahoma, says arrangements are being made for the surrender of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street. Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler filed a first-degree manslaughter charge Thursday against officer Betty Shelby, who shot and... more »
  • Chief: Man who stopped Minnesota mall stabbings 'right person'

    September 19, 2016 1:58 PM

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. - A Minnesota police chief says the part-time officer who fatally shot a man stabbing people at a St. Cloud mall was "the right person, at the right place, at the right time" to prevent the attack from getting worse. Avon Police Chief Corey Nellis said at... more »
  • Officer fired, arrested after video shows him kicking handcuffed suspect

    September 17, 2016 3:54 PM

    GRETNA - A Gretna police officer was fired and has been arrested after being caught on camera kicking a handcuffed suspect, according to Police Chief Arthur Lawson Jr. A security camera video of the April apprehension shows an officer, Robert Wallow, kicking a handcuffed man as he lay on... more »
  • Councilwoman renews call for police residency requirement Play Video

    August 7, 2016 11:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Almost 900 officers are on the Baton Rouge Police force, but according to Metro-Councilmember Chauna Banks, 45 percent of them don't live in East Baton Rouge Parish. "During this troubling time where there's absolutely a distrust between our law enforcment and our citizens, the only way... more »
  • Officer in critical condition to undergo more surgery Friday

    July 29, 2016 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Corporal Nick Tullier, one of the officers injured during the July 17th shooting, is set to undergo another surgery on Friday. Tullier was shot in the head and torso and has remained in the hospital in critical condition since the shooting took place. The surgery is... more »
  • Police: San Diego officers shot in traffic stop

    July 29, 2016 12:18 PM

    SAN DIEGO - San Diego's police chief says the fatal shooting of a police officer and wounding of a second occurred during a traffic stop. Chief Shelley Zimmerman says the gang suppression officers reported they were making the stop shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday and almost immediately radioed for emergency... more »
  • Off duty officer and good Samaritans save man from submerged car

    July 28, 2016 3:53 PM

    VACHERIE – A man was saved from drowning by an off duty Port Allen officer and two good Samaritans after his car became submerged in a bayou in St. James Parish. On Wednesday around 6 p.m., Troopers responded to a crash on LA 20 in St. James Parish after a... more »
  • Dallas Police officer returns home to Baton Rouge for officers' funerals Play Video

    July 26, 2016 12:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of law enforcement officers from out of town made their way to Baton Rouge over the past week to pay their respects to the three officers killed in an ambush earlier this month. Among that group was Dallas Police Department officer Chris Langlois who has... more »

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