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  • Police arrest alleged carjacking suspect after high-speed chase in Los Angeles

    July 19, 2017 6:02 PM

    LOS ANGELES – Police in Los Angeles arrested a man, who is an alleged armed carjacking suspect, after engaging in a high-speed car chase on Wednesday. According to ABC 7, an ABC affiliate in Los Angeles, the car police were in pursuit of reached speeds of more than... more »
  • Officer gives account in Australian woman's death

    July 18, 2017 10:13 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - The investigation into the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by Minneapolis police so far depends on one officer's account. Justine Damond, a spiritual healer and bride-to-be, was shot Saturday night by Officer Mohamed Noor soon after she called 911 to report what she thought was... more »
  • Police: Mississippi girl dies after beating over math lesson

    July 17, 2017 10:14 PM

    MERIDIAN, Miss. - Police say a Mississippi man fatally beat a 3-year-old girl with a bamboo rod and a cellphone cord because she couldn't correctly answer questions about numbers and then soiled her pants. The Meridian Star reports that police detectives testified in city court Monday about 25-year-old... more »
  • Community holds balloon release at BRPD in honor of fallen officers Play Video

    July 17, 2017 7:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge locals held a balloon release outside of BRPD headquarters Monday, one year after the deadly attack which claimed the lives of three law enforcement officers on Airline Highway. The event took place just outside of Baton Rouge Police Headquarters on Airline Highway. Those in... more »
  • Community plans balloon release for officers killed in 2016 ambush

    July 15, 2017 11:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Locals are planning a balloon release outside of BRPD headquarters one year after the deadly attack which claimed the lives of three law enforcement officers on Airline Highway. The event will take place in the courtyard of Baton Rouge Police Headquarters at 9000 Airline Hwy. The... more »
  • 5 arrested after work program inmate found working for family business

    July 15, 2017 9:40 PM

    RACELAND - Deputies have arrested five people after it was discovered that a work program inmate had spent more than two months working for a family business instead of his assigned employer. According to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, 36-year-old Anthony Gambino III had been reporting to his mother’s... more »
  • Cyclists complete journey in honor of law enforcement Play Video

    July 14, 2017 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement officers from across the country descended on Baton Rouge Friday, the culmination of a six-day, 500 mile bike ride. Texas Brotherhood Ride's journey, in memory of officers killed in Dallas and Baton Rouge last summer, ended with a ceremony at BRPD headquarters on Airline Highway.... more »
  • More police patrols wanted in Scotlandville after elementary school break-in Play Video

    July 14, 2017 7:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Residents are asking for more police patrols after a neighborhood school was burglarized in Scotlandville. Ryan Elementary is located in an old-established neighborhood in Scotlandville and is closed for the summer. However, the scene was busy on Thursday night when police, sheriff's... more »
  • Acting U.S. Attorney releases statement about upcoming anniversary of police ambush

    July 12, 2017 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE – July 17 will mark the one year anniversary of the shooting deaths of three law enforcement officers during an ambush that took place at the B-Quick store on Airline Highway. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Deputy Brad Garafola and Baton Rouge Police Department Officers Montrell... more »
  • Cyclists continue bike ride to honor officers killed in Baton Rouge, Dallas Play Video

    July 9, 2017 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A team of bicyclists composed of police, first responders and other law enforcement officers are honoring their fallen comrades with a bike ride that will take them all the way from Dallas to Baton Rouge. On Wednesday, The Texas Brotherhood Ride's Facebook page announced the riders... more »
  • NYC officer shot, killed while sitting in police car

    July 5, 2017 1:24 PM

    NEW YORK - An on-duty New York City police officer was killed early Wednesday after a gunman walked up to her patrol vehicle and fired shots through the window, authorities said. Police say 48-year-old Miosotis Familia, a 12-year veteran assigned to the New York City Police Department's 46th Precinct's... more »
  • Man arrested for 4th DWI after arriving on scene of friend's 2nd DWI

    July 3, 2017 4:05 PM

    THIBODAUX - Deputies arrested a man Sunday after he showed up to the scene of his friend's DWI-related crash while intoxicated. According to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, 55-year-old Larry Fontenot Jr. and 65-year-old John Roath were both arrested and charged with driving under the influence Sunday night. ... more »
  • Police say 28 hurt in Little Rock club shooting

    July 1, 2017 11:13 AM

    LITLLE ROCK, Ark. - Little Rock Police say 28 people were hurt early Saturday after a shooting at a downtown night club. Police said on Twitter that 25 people suffered gunshot wounds and three had unrelated injuries. Police said all were expected to survive. Shots... more »
  • Police identify victim in deadly motorcycle crash on US 190

    June 30, 2017 10:26 PM

    LIVONIA - Police say one person died in a crash on US 190 in Livonia Friday night. Police Chief Brad Joffrion said the accident happened near a Chevron gas station on US 190 around 8:45 p.m. Police say a motorcycle driven by 20-year-old Harley Leadingham of Fort Polk... more »
  • Friends, family mourn murdered 18-year-old mother; suspect still at large Play Video

    June 30, 2017 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old mother that occurred on Scenic Highway Friday night. BRPD said Ananya Crawford, 18, of Baton Rouge was shot multiple times in the upper torso. Family members first confirmed Crawford... more »
  • 1 doctor dead, several fighting for lives after NYC hospital shooting

    June 30, 2017 3:37 PM

    NEW YORK - New York City's mayor says one doctor is dead and several others are fighting for their lives after a gunman opened fire at a city hospital. Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at a news conference Friday, hours after a doctor with a rifle concealed... more »
  • Man dead in shooting on E. Polk Street Play Video

    June 29, 2017 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews responded to a fatal shooting on E. Polk Street. Baton Rouge Police Department officials say the shooting happened at 620 E. Polk Street near Thomas H. Delpit Drive just after 9 p.m. Police say 37-year-old Donald Ely was shot multiple times and found... more »
  • EBRSO: Fraud contractor paid thousands, never finished flood repairs

    June 29, 2017 9:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies say an unlicensed contractor is accused of making shoddy repairs to a flood victim's home and taking thousands of dollars. EBRSO deputies say Michael Hartford Jr. was paid $11,800 by a flood victim to make repairs to damages caused by the... more »
  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Slaughter Police department in turmoil Play Video

    June 28, 2017 7:52 PM

    SLAUGHTER - The Police Department in the Town of Slaughter is in turmoil tonight, after the Chief and the majority of his department called it quits. All of this follows stories by the Investigative Unit that showed Slaughter Mayor Robert Jackson had a quota system where he wanted Police Officers... more »
  • Police: Man who died during robbery was 'scared to death'

    June 27, 2017 10:04 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - Police say a contractor who suffered a fatal heart attack while working overnight at a Wisconsin Culver's was "scared to death" when two armed men tried to rob the restaurant. Madison Police Chief Mike Koval told reporters Tuesday that the robbers would not allow other... more »
  • 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 »
  • 19-year-old motorcyclist killed in Iberia Parish crash

    June 24, 2017 8:49 PM

    NEW IBERIA - A man is dead after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a tree Saturday. According to the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, 19-year-old Logan Migues of Breaux Bridge was traveling in the 8000 block of Chastant Road early Saturday afternoon. Deputies say Migues... more »
  • Officers responding to shooting on Woodvine Avenue

    June 22, 2017 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials are responding to the scene of a shooting on Woodvine Avenue. Baton Rouge Police Department officials say the shooting occurred in the 900 block of Woodvine Avenue near Timbercreek Avenue. BRPD officials say one person suffered non-life threatening injuries. They did not give... more »
  • Suspect flees in stolen vehicle after stabbing at Dollar Tree

    June 21, 2017 7:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a reported stabbing that occurred at a Dollar Tree store Wednesday. Police arrived on the scene after receiving reports of an armed robbery at the Dollar Tree in the 7100 block of Florida Boulevard late Wednesday afternoon. During the... more »
  • Mayor blames lack of resources for blight in Jackson Play Video

    June 18, 2017 6:10 PM

    JACKSON - Mayor Charles Coleman in the Town of Jackson says a lack of resources and manpower allows people to violate the law. It all centers around junk that is accumulating in people's yards, and the town has done very little to clean it up. Neighbors who live... 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 »
  • Airport honors service dog with retirement party after 5 years on the job

    June 17, 2017 10:50 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - After years on the job, one lucky dog got the retirement party of a lifetime. Gema, a service dog who worked at Orlando International Airport for nearly five years, was feted with a party last week. "We're celebrating the retirement of one of our most... 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 »
  • Shots fired at Munich subway station

    June 13, 2017 6:49 AM

    BERLIN - German police say shots have been fired at a subway station in a suburb of Munich. Munich police spokesman Michael Riehlein told The Associated Press that the incident occurred Tuesday morning when police were carrying out a check at the Unterfoehring subway station. He says during... 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 »
  • 2 Mississippi officers arrested for DUI after parking lot brawl

    June 10, 2017 7:37 PM

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Two Jackson County police officers have been arrested on misdemeanor charges of DUI and disorderly conduct. The Sun Herald reports Moss Point Police Officer Raymond Lia sans Pascagoula Police Officer Michael Ladnier were arrested after sheriff's deputies responded to a call about 8:30 p.m. Friday... more »
  • New Orleans: Monuments cost more than $2.1M to take down

    June 10, 2017 6:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration says it cost more than $2.1 million to remove four Confederate-era monuments. Multiple media outlets report the city paid $1.04 million, while private donations totaled $1.07 million. The amount, released Friday, includes security and logistics for the... more »
  • Edwards to sign bills prompted by Alton Sterling shooting

    June 10, 2017 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Following the shooting death of Alton Sterling, a black man who was killed during a struggle with two white police officers, activists were adamant that Louisiana police departments needed to do a better job of training their officers. Those calls were heard. Nearly... more »
  • Wanted suspect in murder, carjacking turns himself in

    June 8, 2017 11:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A suspect wanted in connection to a Murder at a Baton Rouge apartment complex turned himself in Thursday evening. According to a spokesperson with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Donte Tate surrendered to the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Task Force at their Violent Crimes Unit... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly S. Harrell's Ferry Road crash

    June 8, 2017 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The victim of a deadly crash on South Harrell's Ferry Road has been identified. According to BRPD, 20-year-old Christopher Levy died in the crash that occurred on Thursday around 8 p.m. Levy was driving a 2000 Ford Mustang that was occupied by two other people.... 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 »
  • Arrest made in Ireland connected to UK attacker

    June 6, 2017 8:15 PM

    LONDON - Irish police say they have arrested a man in connection with the London Bridge attack. Ireland's police force, Garda Siochana, said a man in his 30s was arrested Tuesday in Wexford county, south of Dublin, under the Theft and Fraud Offences Act. He is being questioned about documentation... more »
  • Surveillance captures daytime theft in Baton Rouge Play Video

    June 6, 2017 7:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A pistol, some tools and about $700 in cash was the take for two thieves on a densely populated street Tuesday morning, according to the victim. Contractor Bert Koerin said he and his crew had just began work inside an apartment in the Sherwood Meadows neighborhood of... more »
  • Police: Suspects wanted for burglarizing vacant Baton Rouge apartments

    June 6, 2017 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are seeking multiple suspects in connection to several burglaries on Airline Highway. According to Baton Rouge Police, the suspects are accused of burglarizing several vacant apartments at the construction site of the Port Royal Apartment complex on May 15. Investigators believe the suspects stole... more »
  • Britain frees 12 detained after London attack

    June 5, 2017 9:12 PM

    LONDON - British police say all 12 people who were arrested in the early hours after the weekend London Bridge attack have been released without charge. All were detained Sunday in the Barking district of east London. Police say the area was home to the two attackers who have been... more »
  • London police name 2 of 3 attack suspects

    June 5, 2017 1:37 PM

    LONDON - Police in London have named two of the three suspects in the van and knife attack near London Bridge that left seven people dead. London police said 27-year-old Khuram Shazad Butt was a British citizen born in Pakistan and Rachid Redouane had claimed both Libyan and Moroccan nationality.... more »
  • Man arrested after chase with police while 7-year-old in car

    June 5, 2017 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested after police say he was involved in a car chase while a seven-year-old was in his vehicle. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 28-year-old Ahmad Beauchamp on charges of aggravated flight from an officer, cruelty to juveniles, failure to restrain a child,... more »
  • Bills prompted by Sterling death gain legislative backing

    June 5, 2017 11:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to increase police training requirements and better track officers' disciplinary records, nearly a year after Alton Sterling was fatally shot. Baton Rouge Rep. Ted James' bill calls for officers to receive at least 400 hours of basic training and study de-escalation practices and... more »
  • New bill calls for warning signs ahead of speed traps Play Video

    June 4, 2017 11:34 PM

    BAKER - A new bill could mean that drivers would get a warning before passing through speed traps. They are the ugly, gray contraptions that sit on the side of the highway. And s ome Baker residents say they avoid Highway 19 altogether because of them. "You know... 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 »
  • LSP: Man faces 7th DWI arrest after hit-and-run in Lake Charles

    June 4, 2017 6:32 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - A man is facing his seventh DWI arrest after he fled the scene of a three-vehicle crash early Sunday morning. The crash occurred around 4 a.m. on Highway 90 near Goodman Lane. According to Louisiana State Police, 43-year-old Eric Grisham was arrested after he crashed... more »
  • Suspect dead, 3 police officers wounded in Texas shootout

    June 2, 2017 10:29 PM

    LAREDO, Texas - A murder suspect has been killed and three police officers wounded in a shootout at a Laredo convenience store. Detective Joe Baeza, the Laredo police spokesman, said officers had been searching all day Friday for 55-year-old Antonio Geraldo Rodriguez. He was suspected in the fatal shooting of... more »
  • Child hit, killed during police chase in Baton Rouge Wednesday Play Video

    May 31, 2017 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Crime scene investigators from various agencies mixed with family and friends of a deceased child were at the scene of a bizarre and tragic crime Wednesday evening. By nightfall, detectives were still piecing together the sequence of events that left the 12-year-old lifeless across... more »
  • Man faces charges after holding family at gunpoint, shooting at deputies

    May 31, 2017 2:27 PM

    KENTWOOD - A man is facing multiple charges Wednesday after he held several people at gunpoint, shot at police, and fled into a wooded area Monday afternoon. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, 26-year-old Bryan Menard led deputies on a brief manhunt after he allegedly committed a series... 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 »
  • TPSO: Man opens fire on deputies following crime spree, arrested after manhunt

    May 29, 2017 8:09 PM

    KENTWOOD - A man was arrested in a wooded area of Kentwood after he opened fire on deputies Monday afternoon. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, 26-year-old Bryan Menard led deputies on a brief manhunt after he allegedly committed a series of crimes including armed robbery and a... 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 »

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