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  • Drop-off old, unwanted prescriptions at newly installed disposal boxes Play Video

    February 10, 2016 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Secure boxes have been installed at area police and sheriff headquarters in an effort to curb prescription drug abuse. "T here is a misconception that just because it's prescribed by a doctor, that makes it safe," Kandyce Cowart, the manager of federal investigations at Blue Cross/Blue... more »
  • BPRD identifies man shot dead at Scenic Hwy car wash

    February 9, 2016 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the man who was shot and killed Tuesday morning shooting near the corner of 69th Street and Scenic Highway. 57-year-old Robert Harrison was pronounced dead at the scene after his lifeless body was found in the parking lot of a car wash located... more »
  • Woman facing charges after overnight crash into building

    February 9, 2016 12:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The driver of a car that crashed into a pawn shop overnight was booked into jail on DWI charges, authorities released Tuesday. WBRZ was first to break the story on WBRZ.com after the crash late Monday. Then, it appeared at least one person was injured and... more »
  • Capital Heights considers crime prevention district Play Video

    February 8, 2016 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There are about 20 crime districts in East Baton Rouge Parish and Capital Heights is hoping to create one, too. Capital Heights Neighborhood Association has already begun the process by getting feedback from residents. Of the people who have replied to a questionnaire posted online ,... more »
  • Auditors concerned over ticketing procedure at area police department

    February 8, 2016 1:59 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - The town police department needs to do a better job of tracking traffic ticketing procedures, auditors found in a recent state audit. Ticket booklets are not organized or managed in a systematic way, leading to a lapse in assurances that all tickets are returned and accounted for,... more »
  • Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas

    February 7, 2016 3:03 PM

    CINCINNATI - The police on front lines of the nation's battle against deadly heroin are changing tactics and even redefining their roles in some communities. In a suburban Cincinnati township and a northwest Ohio county, police in special teams try to intervene with users soon after overdose recovery. They want... more »
  • Off-duty reserve police officer involved in deadly shooting Play Video

    February 5, 2016 5:40 PM

    ADDIS - State Police have taken control of a death investigation after a woman was shot and killed Friday afternoon. #BREAKING Addis police just put crime scene tape up at this home on Nic Dr. @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/izxPPc4D5G — Brett Buffington (@BrettBuffington) February 5, 2016 Emergency crews... more »
  • Port Allen Police post names of people with arrest warrants to Facebook

    February 5, 2016 5:26 PM

    PORT ALLEN - The Port Allen Police Department is taking on a new strategy to clear outstanding charges. They're posting the names of people with outstanding warrants to the department's Facebook page , and its actually working well. The campaign started in October with 150 warrants. Within the... more »
  • Clinton middle school teacher accused of sexting with student Play Video

    February 3, 2016 12:54 PM

    CLINTON - Police say a middle school teacher was arrested Wednesday after a parent complained that he was sending inappropriate messages to a student’s cell phone. Clinton Police say Louis N. Smith, Jr. was charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile, computer aided solicitation of a minor and prohibited... more »
  • Ponchatoula Police take to Facebook to stop kidnapping rumors

    February 1, 2016 3:28 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Police took to social media Monday afternoon to squash rumors circulating that claimed a man was trying to abduct women in the Ponchatoula area. Ponchatoula Police said the response stemmed from a recent Facebook post that claimed a white man in a green truck was trying to... more »
  • Baton Rouge Police switching body camera vendor to TASER

    January 29, 2016 6:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After wearing them for a few months as part of a pilot program, the Baton Rouge Police Department is scrapping its L-3 body cameras and replacing them with body cameras from the company, TASER. Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie told the Metro Council on Wednesday... more »
  • Police expect to arrest driver who hit speeds of 133 mph

    January 29, 2016 4:12 PM

    KILLIAN - Police expect to arrest the driver of a vehicle clocked on radar driving at speeds exceeding 130 mph Friday. The Killian Police Department said a black Infiniti was seen driving above the posted speed limit on Old Highway 22. An officer said the driver was cruising at... more »
  • Police chase leads to arrest of serial burglary suspects Play Video

    January 28, 2016 12:32 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police said a pursuit in Denham Springs ended with the arrest of two men who investigators believe burglarized homes in several parishes around the Capital Area. 22-year-old Patrick Booker and 25-year-old Charlie Matthews, both of Baton Rouge, were booked on charges of burglary of an inhabited... more »
  • Audit finds DC police don't use firearms excessively

    January 28, 2016 11:56 AM

    WASHINGTON - An audit of the use of force by District of Columbia police has found that excessive force has not become a problem in the department in the seven years since federal oversight ended. Washington's police department agreed voluntarily to Justice Department oversight in 2001 after it was labeled... more »
  • New Orleans Police: Suspect arrested on charge of attempted murder

    January 26, 2016 8:17 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say the suspect in the shooting of a deputy during a drug raid has been arrested on a charge of attempted first-degree murder. In a statement several hours after the Tuesday shooting, police identify the suspect as 26-year-old Jarvis Hardy. Police say he... more »
  • Police say $38,000 of marijuana found in drug den raid

    January 25, 2016 10:26 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police said they found tens of thousands of dollars worth of marijuana and arrested one person in a drug raid Friday morning in Denham Springs. Narcotics agents charged Darrel Donahue with drug possession with the intent to distribute, drug and firearm possession, being a felon in... more »
  • New surveillance cameras a big help in fighting crimes

    January 25, 2016 8:12 AM

    GONZALES- A string of six armed robberies of Gonzales businesses over the course of a year galvanized Police Chief Sherman Jackson's pursuit of police surveillance cameras. The break in the case came after surveillance video from a business gave officers a glimpse of a car at the scene of one... more »
  • Mardi Gras Krewe pays for security cameras, EMS gear, police dog

    January 23, 2016 12:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Carnival krewe is helping fight crime in New Orleans. The New Orleans Police Department says the Krewe of Hermes has provided the funds to buy a K-9 police dog, 50 private security cameras and special kits emergency medics can use during a mass shooting scenario. The... more »
  • Mother and son shot to death in McComb

    January 15, 2016 8:18 PM

    MCCOMB, Miss. - The McComb Police Department are investigating after a mother and son were shot and killed. Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Avenue L where they found Barbra Butler Conerly, 64, and her son Shawn Butler, 33, dead from gunshot wounds. Investigators believe the victims... more »
  • Philadelphia police: Officer shot while in police cruiser

    January 8, 2016 12:30 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Police say the 30-year-old suspect in the shooting of a Philadelphia police officer told investigators that he opened fire in the name of Islam. Police Commissioner Richard Ross says Edward Archer pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. Ross says Archer also told investigators that he believed police... more »
  • Springfield police chief rehired after resigning for criminal mischief Play Video

    January 6, 2016 5:50 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - Springfield's top cop was back at work this week after he resigned last year as part of a plea deal, and that's raising eyebrows at the Attorney General's Office. Police Chief James Jones and Mayor Charles Martin pleaded guilty to covering up a 2011 DWI arrest for... more »
  • Police officer accused of beating, kidnapping wife

    January 6, 2016 11:26 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Plaquemine Police officer Tuesday on charges he attacked and kidnapped his estranged wife. Deputies accused 28-year-old Justin Bush of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and malfeasance in office. Sheriff Brett Stassi said they were notified Tuesday that Bush's wife called Plaquemine... more »
  • Police investigate Tuesday evening shooting in Baton Rouge

    January 5, 2016 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police spent Tuesday night investigating a shooting off Plank Road. A WBRZ photographer on the scene captured video and images of numerous police cars and crime scene tape. The shooting was reported on North 26th Street between Jackson Avenue and Washington Avenue. BRPD working... more »
  • Man survives shooting that may have escalated from Facebook threats Play Video

    January 3, 2016 8:47 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Twenty-two year old Deontrel Street is thankful he's alive after being shot in his right shoulder Saturday afternoon. "My arm gave out on me. I was bleeding bad," Street said. According to Plaquemine Police, 25-year-old Evan Franklin showed up to Street's home one day after the... more »
  • Mississippi councilmember's police comments incite controversy

    January 2, 2016 9:05 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - A Jackson city councilmember is coming under fire for comments he made suggesting people throw rocks, bricks and bottles on police officers from other jurisdictions who chase misdemeanor suspects into the city. Local media reported that Ward 3 Councilman Kenneth Stokes said Thursday that high speed chases... more »
  • Man arrested after wreck with Mississippi officer

    January 2, 2016 12:14 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - A 28-year-old Florida man has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after police say he caused an accident that sent a Mississippi police officer and another driver to the hospital. Gulfport Police Sgt. Damon McDaniel tells multiple news outlets two officers responded to a single-vehicle accident on... more »
  • Small town shaken up after police officer's arrest Play Video

    December 30, 2015 5:48 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - A police officer's arrest in Tangipahoa Parish sent waves through the small town of Independence. Laquinton Banks, 25, faces theft, malfeasance and hate crime charges after his arrest Monday. Investigators say he stole $1,600 from non-English speaking Hispanic motorists during traffic stops. "I was stunned. I was really... more »
  • Prosecutors defend urging no charges in Tamir Rice shooting

    December 30, 2015 1:17 PM

    CLEVELAND - Prosecutors in Cleveland are defending their decision to recommend that a grand jury not bring charges against two officers in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty says his office was required ethically to tell the grand jury they didn't think a conviction was... more »
  • 1 class graduating, another starting for New Orleans police

    December 30, 2015 12:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The manpower-strapped New Orleans Police Department says a recruiting class of 29 members is graduating on the same day a new class starts. The department scheduled graduation ceremonies Wednesday morning. In the afternoon, a new class was set to launch at the department training academy. Meanwhile, another... more »
  • Report: Police deaths in US up slightly in 2015

    December 29, 2015 4:47 PM

    BALTIMORE - The number of law enforcement officers killed by guns dropped 14 percent this year, but all line-of-duty police deaths rose slightly. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund said in a report Tuesday that 42 officers were killed this year by gunfire, compared with 49 last year.... more »
  • Feds will continue review of Tamir Rice case

    December 28, 2015 3:46 PM

    CLEVELAND - A spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office says an independent civil rights investigation is continuing in the Tamir Rice case. Michael Tobin says the federal probe is ongoing despite a Cuyahoga County grand jury on Monday declining to indict the officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir on... more »
  • Family: Charges unlikely in killing of Tamir Rice by police

    December 27, 2015 2:27 PM

    CLEVELAND - Nearly 400 days after a white Cleveland police officer fatally shot a black 12-year-old carrying a pellet gun, his family believes it's unlikely officers will be indicted. A decision on whether to charge two white officers in the death of Tamir Rice could come any day. It's one... more »
  • Gonzales police seeking help to identify body

    December 26, 2015 6:40 PM

    GONZALES – Police are asking for help to identify a man’s body found Saturday in Gonzales. The Gonzales Police Department said they received a call Saturday morning about a body found on the south side of Edenborne Parkway. Police said it appears someone dumped the body at that location.... more »
  • Two people killed by Chicago police officer identified

    December 26, 2015 12:28 PM

    CHICAGO - The Cook County medical examiner has identified two people killed in a Chicago police shooting as a 19-year-old black man and 55-year-old black woman. Spokeswoman Becky Schlikerman says Quientonio Legreir and Betty R. Jones were killed early Saturday on the city's West Side. Jones was pronounced dead at... more »
  • In arrest documents, police report witness tipped them about shooting suspects

    December 25, 2015 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A witness helped Baton Rouge Police develop and arrest two of three suspects in a parking lot murder a few days before Christmas. In newly-released arrest documents, police said Gabrielle Rogers told someone about the role she played in the shooting at the corner of College... more »
  • Post-Christmas sobriety checkpoints planned for Livingston Parish

    December 25, 2015 1:10 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish said they and other law enforcement agencies will post sobriety checkpoints throughout the parish this weekend. Deputies said the checkpoints are scheduled for Saturday night at undisclosed locations around the parish. The sheriff's office said overtime for the deputies who... more »
  • State Police: 3 dead in car-train wreck in Iberia

    December 23, 2015 9:04 AM

    NEW IBERIA- Louisiana State Police confirm three people were killed in a single vehicle crash involving an Amtrak passenger train. Master Trooper Brooks David says three others were transported Tuesday to hospitals but the extent of their injuries was not immediately known. David says all of the deceased and injured... more »
  • Holiday Helpers spread Christmas cheer Play Video

    December 22, 2015 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Constable's Office helped spread some Christmas cheer by dropping off gifts to two families on one street who have 16 kids between them. Santa rolled up in his sleigh Tuesday night, dropping off bicycles and toys for the children, who weren't expecting gifts. "They... more »
  • Law enforcement ramps up security as Christmas shopping rush picks up Play Video

    December 18, 2015 7:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the last weekend before Christmas is upon us, shoppers are headed out to the shops en masse, but with those droves of people comes an unsavory element in the form of extra crooks. Stores throughout the Baton Rouge area are ramping up security protocol as... more »
  • Police make arrest in pool hall beating

    December 17, 2015 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman in connection with the severe beating of a man last month. Just a few days after WBRZ first reported the attack on Wang Nguyen outside a billiards lounge, police arrested a woman he was last seen arguing with outside the business. Ha... more »
  • Philadelphia police talk tough about Star Wars spoilers

    December 17, 2015 5:04 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia's police department says it would crack down on online Star Wars spoilers if it could. A photo posted on the department's Facebook page shows two storm troopers seemingly getting arrested on South Street. The caption reads "No, posting #StarWarsForceAwakens spoilers online is not a crime. Yes, it... more »
  • Cop killer can't be executed, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rules

    December 16, 2015 9:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal appeals court ruled Kevan Brumfield is not eligible to be put to death. Earlier this month , his attorneys asked the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to declare him mentally disabled. In its decision, the court wrote Wednesday, "Brumfield is intellectually disabled and, accordingly,... more »
  • Man shoots, kills estranged wife, another person and himself

    December 16, 2015 7:23 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - The double murder-suicide that left Thomas Ransom, 35, April Ransom, 38, and Joseph Cormier, 43, dead left the community reeling. Police said Thomas Ransom was having a conversation with his estranged wife, April, inside of Angie's bar. She when she walked away from him and he then shot... more »
  • Double-murder suicide leaves 3 dead in Independence

    December 16, 2015 4:34 AM

    INDEPENDENCE- Authorities are looking into a shooting that left three people dead in Independence. Police Chief Frank Edwards says Thomas Ransom, 35, walked into Angie's Bar on Highway 51 North and fatally shot his estranged wife and another man before turning the gun on himself. Police found the gunman's... more »
  • Two people detained after police chase ends in Baton Rouge

    December 15, 2015 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A police chase over the Mississippi River ended with the arrest of two people Tuesday night. Baton Rouge Police said they assisted authorities from West Baton Rouge when two people in a pickup truck refused to stop for officers in the Port Allen area. The driver... more »
  • BRPD say be wary of Police Union scam

    December 15, 2015 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said Tuesday people in Baton Rouge have been receiving scam phone calls from someone claiming to be with the Baton Rouge Police Union. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the union does not do any phone solicitations specifically so they don't get confused with scam calls. ... more »
  • Another crime district in the works Play Video

    December 14, 2015 10:14 PM

    BAKER - One more neighborhood is planning to ask for state approval to help curb unwanted mischief. Residents in the Parkwood Terrace Subdivision are working with state lawmakers to set up a crime district. "We could always use more police because we want to be crime-free, you know?" said Sherman... more »
  • Law enforcement and community wants teen violence to end Play Video

    December 13, 2015 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Community members and law enforcement officials are speaking out against recent violence involving teens in the city. "Look at education, home, neighborhood, parks, recreation, the whole thing of how are our kids being raised and growing up? " said East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore.... more »
  • Wisconsin gun shop to pay $1M to settle officers' lawsuit

    December 12, 2015 4:43 PM

    MILWAUKEE - An attorney says a Wisconsin gun shop will pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit in which a jury found it negligently sold a gun used to injure two Milwaukee police officers. The settlement eliminates what was expected to be a yearslong appeal of an October verdict in... more »
  • Police: suspects open fire on unmarked unit in New Orleans

    December 12, 2015 3:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – State Police are currently searching for a stolen pickup truck and multiple persons of interests after someone opened fire on an unmarked State Police unit in New Orleans Friday. According to Louisiana State Police, the shooting happened around 7 p.m. Friday after an unmarked LSP unit... more »
  • Man in coma, family wants justice for beating

    December 9, 2015 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The nephew of a man who was beaten unconscious says he's going to take matters into his own hands if police can't serve justice to the people responsible. "I'm going to do it myself," said Len Nguyen. "If the law cannot do it, I'm going to... more »
  • Concerns arise over body camera footage review

    December 9, 2015 9:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The debate over body cameras for police continues in Baton Rouge. City leaders are discussing the pros and cons of the cameras. The metro council approved a 10-month pilot program earlier this year. One of the biggest issues officials are looking at is whether officers would be allowed... more »
  • Police cruiser involved in wreck

    December 8, 2015 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge Police officer's cruiser was involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon that sent three people, including the officer, to an area hospital. A BRPD spokesperson said the wreck happened at Jassamine and Chippewa. Police said a vehicle ran a stop sign and collided with... more »
  • US Attorney General announces civil rights probe

    December 7, 2015 10:37 AM

    WASHINGTON, D. C. - Attorney General Loretta Lynch has announced a federal civil rights investigation of the Chicago police department. The investigation will search for patterns of unconstitutional policing practices throughout the police force. The announcement comes nearly two weeks after the city released the explosive video of a white... more »
  • More US police charged with murder, manslaughter in 2015

    December 3, 2015 4:54 PM

    CHICAGO - The number of U.S. police officers charged with murder or manslaughter for on-duty shootings has tripled this year - a sharp increase that at least one expert says could be partly the result of more video evidence. In the past, the annual average was fewer than five officers... more »
  • At least 1 injured in shooting on Breckenridge Ave.

    December 3, 2015 8:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police responded to a shooting in a north Baton Rouge neighborhood late Wednesday night. It happened on Breckenridge Avenue around 10 p.m. At least one person was taken to the hospital with injuries. Police haven't released any information on a possible suspect or motive. The case is still... more »
  • Police: Boy arrested after shooting students with pellet gun

    December 2, 2015 11:02 AM

    KENNER - Kenner police arrested a 14-year-old boy after they say he shot two students with an Airsoft pellet gun. Lt. Brian McGregor said in a news release the teen shot two 12-year-old students Monday at Roosevelt Middle School in Kenner. McGregor says one girl was hit in the leg... more »
  • Suspect shot by police after shooting neighbor in Plaquemine Play Video

    December 1, 2015 8:17 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – Two people were shot in a neighborhood feud that escalated into an officer-involved shooting Tuesday evening. Police responded to a report of shots fired on Osage Avenue, a few blocks from a murder Thursday . At the scene, police found someone shot and fired at a possible... more »
  • Denham Springs Police gaining reserve officers Play Video

    December 1, 2015 5:48 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - After reaching out about the need for more reserve officers, the Denham Springs Police Department has nearly tripled its number of reserves. The department has gone from five reserve officers to 12 in just three months. There's also 17 more applications on the table waiting for background... more »
  • BRPD patrolling for holiday traffic jams

    November 27, 2015 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they will post additional rapid-response officers on the Baton Rouge interstate system this Sunday to quickly clear any wrecks or other incidents which could cause traffic jams during the post-holiday rush. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said a similar effort last year worked more than 80... more »
  • Chicago officer charged in killing of black teen

    November 24, 2015 11:28 AM

    CHICAGO - A white Chicago police officer has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting a black teenager. Charges announced Tuesday come as the city prepares to release a squad-car video of Officer Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times on Oct. 20, 2014. The... more »
  • Baton Rouge mother faces cruelty, drug charges

    November 23, 2015 9:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police arrested a woman on child cruelty charges after they said she had her naked child outside in the cold, and dropped her on the ground. Christine Hussey, 31, faces cruelty to juveniles and multiple drug charges. On November 22 police responded to a call about... more »
  • Proposed city budget grows police to largest force in history

    November 18, 2015 11:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - City leaders have started to discuss the next budget, a 6% increase from 2015. Wednesday, the Metro Council analyzed the first group of proposals. Among them, the spending plan for Baton Rouge Police. The mayor is asking to increase spending by 2% for the department. ... more »
  • French police dog killed during raid hailed as hero online

    November 18, 2015 4:28 PM

    PARIS - A French police dog named Diesel, killed in a raid targeting the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks and another cell of extremists, is being honored as a hero all over the world. Many have turned to social media to pay tribute to the 7-year-old Belgian shepherd dog... more »
  • November 17, 2015 Morning News Pop Play Video

    November 17, 2015 8:14 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Jindal issues order to halt refugee resettlement in La. Police scratching their heads at car on guardrail Man swimming Mississippi River to raise money for famililies of fallen service members Heavy rain, severe storms possible in Louisiana, Mississippi Updates all... more »
  • BRPD respond to Monday morning shooting

    November 16, 2015 12:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 19-year-old man is in critical condition after they were found shot Monday morning in Baton Rouge. A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said the shooting happened in the 2000 block of Gracie. Investigators said they found one victim who who shot multiple times. ... more »
  • Capitol Police: No specific threat to Capitol but be careful

    November 16, 2015 11:33 AM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Capitol Police are telling congressional offices that while there are no specific threats against the Capitol following the Paris terrorist attacks, lawmakers and their aides should take precautions and be vigilant. A memo the police emailed to lawmakers' offices Monday says that "out of an abundance... more »
  • Local enforcement honored Sunday morning

    November 15, 2015 7:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local leaders honored law enforcement officers and military personnel Sunday morning at the First Pentecostal Church. State Senator David Vitter and State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson were among those who praised the servicemen and women for their contributions. "I've been doing this for 35 years,... more »
  • Witnesses: Accused shooter shot victim dead when asked to stop selling drugs Play Video

    November 14, 2015 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A weekend arrest of a man accused of murder does not help ease the pain following the shooting death of Charles Barney. Barney was murdered Friday night in Gardere, trying to stop people from selling drugs. Witnesses said there was an argument and Ronald Joseph, 29,... more »
  • Woman killed in driveby shooting on Geronimo St.

    November 14, 2015 1:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating a deadly shooting after a woman was shot multiple times in chest. Baton Rouge Police said Keisha Parker, 30, died at the hospital after she was shot outside of a home in the 3800 block of Geronimo St. by an unknown... more »
  • Officer fired after fatally shooting man waiting by his SUV

    November 12, 2015 4:01 PM

    WEST PALM BEACH - Palm Beach Gardens officials say they've fired a police officer who fatally shot an armed man who was waiting next to his disabled SUV last month. City spokeswoman Candice Temple said in a press release Thursday that the police department has terminated the employment of Officer... more »
  • Officers in Alabama police arrest video identified

    November 10, 2015 2:45 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Authorities have identified three Alabama police officers who were placed on paid administrative leave after videos showed them using a stun gun and a baton to break up a post-football game party. Tuscaloosa police Chief Steven Anderson on Tuesday identified the officers as James Kent, Phillip... more »
  • Police: 8-year-old girl tried to smoke pot at Ohio school

    November 10, 2015 8:59 AM

    PATASKALA- Police in central Ohio say an 8-year-old girl was caught trying to smoke marijuana by lighting a plastic baggie of it in a restroom at her elementary school, and they're working to determine where she got it. Police in Pataskala, east of Columbus, report the girl tried to discard... more »
  • Police: Drunk Ohio man had boy, 9, drive him to gas station

    November 9, 2015 9:59 AM

    TIFFIN, OH.- Police say an Ohio man was drunk when he had his 9-year-old neighbor drive him to a gas station to buy barbecue sauce for their chicken dinner. A Tiffin police spokesman says that the boy drove the man to the gas station Saturday evening, but clerks wouldn't let... more »

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