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  • Detroit-area cop saves baby skunk from yogurt cup Play Video

    August 4, 2015 2:30 PM

    ROCHESTER, Mich. - A hungry skunk whose head was stuck in a yogurt container has a hero: a suburban Detroit police officer. Rochester Officer Merlin Taylor's encounter Sunday was recorded from his police car. The video shows Taylor putting on a rubber glove and cautiously approaching the skunk, which... more »
  • Detroit police officer saves skunk

    August 2, 2015 4:50 PM

    ROCHESTER, Mich. - A hungry skunk whose head was stuck in a yogurt container has a hero: a suburban Detroit police officer. Rochester Officer Merlin Taylor's encounter Sunday was recorded from his police car. The video shows Taylor putting on a rubber glove and cautiously approaching the skunk, which was... more »
  • Memphis police arrest person of interest following officer murder

    August 2, 2015 2:07 PM

    MEMPHIS - Memphis police say that a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer. Memphis Police Department spokeswoman Karen Rudolph told The Associated Press that a person is in custody but no charges have been filed. She says the... more »
  • "Ruff" four days for stolen pup, reunited with owner check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 31, 2015 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A dog is back home with her owner after being dog-napped near downtown Baton Rouge. While Alissa Garafalo was at work last Friday, two men kicked in the door of her apartment. A neighbor saw one of the men holding her shih tzu, Stella, and began... more »
  • A turkey bothers Wolverines

    July 30, 2015 9:03 PM

    ANN ARBOR, MI - A turkey has captured some hearts at the University of Michigan as it wanders the campus. It chases passers-by and gets in the way of traffic but its also the darling of social media and shows up as people's selfies. The school's Assistant Police Chief... more »
  • Aggressive cobra killed

    July 30, 2015 8:57 PM

    HOUSTON- A two-foot long cobra that was captured in a luxury high-rise apartment in Houston was destroyed because a pest control company couldn't find it a new home. Police were called to the complex over the weekend after tenants saw the cobra on the third floor. Officers used a... more »
  • Murder suspect dead, woman shot during standoff

    July 29, 2015 9:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the scene cleared from a violent standoff, specifics about what happened during the takedown became less clear. Police said they were not ready to confirm how a woman wound up being shot in what was, at first, reported as crossfire when a U.S. Marshal's task... more »
  • Ohio cop faces murder charge in driver's killing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 29, 2015 1:21 PM

    WARNING - The body camera video attached to this story is graphic in nature. CINCINNATI - A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges. Hamilton County's prosecutor says Wednesday that... more »
  • Police release pictures of theater gunman's car

    July 28, 2015 11:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police released images of John Russell Houser's car, hoping to build a larger case against the movie theater gunman. The images were taken after police took the car from the movie theater, where Houser appeared to have staged his getaway but shot and killed himself instead. In... more »
  • Man dead after shooting involving police officers in Houma

    July 27, 2015 5:58 PM

    HOUMA - State police say a man has been killed in Houma in a shooting involving officers from three law enforcement agencies. Evan Harrell, a Louisiana State Police spokesman, said LSP, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office and Houma Police Department were involved in Monday's shooting. The shooting happened... more »
  • Shreveport PD kill man accused of holding teens, shooting at wife, officers

    July 27, 2015 11:35 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport police say officers shot and killed a 33-year-old man who shot at them. Police spokesman Bill Goodin identifies the man as Khari Westly. He says the incident started when a teenager called Sunday morning, saying a male relative had been holding her and another... more »
  • Public safety concerns after Lafayette shooting Play Video

    July 27, 2015 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge are beefing up security in the wake of the tragedy in Lafayette. Officials are encouraging the public to let this tragedy open their eyes to possible dangers around them. Two people were killed and nine others were injured when a gunman... more »
  • Shreveport cop suspended after gun found in airport luggage

    July 26, 2015 12:30 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after security officials at Shreveport Regional Airport found a handgun in his luggage. A statement from the Shreveport Police Department said Officer James Bass was detained Saturday morning after Transportation Security Administration authorities found the handgun.... more »
  • Police increase security at Slidell Grand Theatre

    July 24, 2015 3:03 PM

    SLIDELL - Police in Slidell announced they will increase security at their city's Grand Theatre after a deadly shooting at another Grand in Lafayette. Louisiana State Police said 59-year-old John Houser shot and killed two women and injured nine other moviegoers Thursday night at the Lafayette Grand Theatre. ... more »
  • Gonzales Police identify Walmart shoplifting suspect

    July 23, 2015 1:13 PM

    GONZALES – Gonzales Police announced Thursday that investigators have identified the man accused of stealing a weed trimmer and pressure washer from a local Walmart recently. Police say arrest warrants have been issued for 37-year-old Tobe Bergeron, of Gray, for two charges of theft from a Gonzales Walmart. ... more »
  • La. jockeys arrested in race-fixing investigation

    July 23, 2015 11:56 AM

    OPELOUSAS – Louisiana State Police accused three Louisiana horse jockeys of being involved in a race-fixing scheme. Troopers arrested 46-year-old Joseph Patin, 51-year-old Billy Patin and 24-year-old LeSean Conyers on charges of Willful Pulling of the Reins and Cheating and Swindling. The Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement... more »
  • Former police chief pleads no contest to malfeasance Play Video

    July 23, 2015 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Brusly's former police chief pleaded "no contest" to malfeasance charges Thursday in connection with a missing guns and cash case from his time in office. Jamie Whaley didn't utter a word as he exited the courtroom. He admitted to stealing guns and forging signatures on department... more »
  • Gonzales Police searching for Walmart shoplifter

    July 21, 2015 4:34 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public's help Tuesday tracking down a man who investigators said stole a weed trimmer and pressure washer from the Gonzales Walmart recently. Gonzales PD said on June 22 the man took a weedeater worth $167 from the store. At the time security camera... more »
  • New plans to address violent crime in New Orleans

    July 21, 2015 3:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The police chief in New Orleans says he's increasing overtime available to officers as the city grapples with violent crime. Chief Michael Harrison also noted Tuesday that 27 new recruits soon will complete field training. And he said joint efforts with federal and state agencies to fight... more »
  • DA says Texas jail death needs 'thorough review'

    July 21, 2015 8:45 AM

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas- The prosecutor in a Texas county where authorities say a woman hanged herself in a jail cell is calling for a "thorough review" of the case, saying it's too soon to rule her death a suicide. Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis said at a news conference Monday... more »
  • Man uses scooter in police chase

    July 18, 2015 4:18 PM

    CARSON CITY, Nev. - A suspected drug dealer tried to evade authorities in Nevada while riding a scooter. Joseph Scurti is facing charges including suspicion of a parole and probation warrant and probation violation. Obstruction charges are pending. The slow-speed pursuit began Friday when Carson City deputies tried to pull... more »
  • Walker officials drawing up policies on police body cameras

    July 14, 2015 11:08 AM

    WALKER - Several months after outfitting patrol officers with wearable cameras, the Walker City Council will set down policies governing their use. The council introduced an ordinance Monday outlining a body camera policy, and next month it is planning to bring the matter to a vote. The Advocate reports the... more »
  • Walker officials drawing up policies on police body cameras

    July 14, 2015 8:35 AM

    WALKER- Several months after outfitting patrol officers with wearable cameras, the Walker City Council will set down policies governing their use. The council introduced an ordinance Monday outlining a body camera policy, and next month it is planning to bring the matter to a vote. The policy, based on a... more »
  • Suspect shoots self in foot with officer's gun

    July 13, 2015 1:13 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Police said a burglary suspect shot himself in the foot this weekend in Lake Charles after his arrest using a gun which had been left in the back of an officer's vehicle. Lake Charles Police said 18-year-old Stacy Lamb injured himself in the shooting and two... more »
  • To shoot or not to shoot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 9, 2015 11:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some ministers got a first hand-experience of what it's like to be a police officer Thursday. The group of clergy have been meeting with city police for seminars and participating in scenarios, learning what it means to make split-second decisions in real-life situations. "I think... 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 »
  • Inside job in heist at Wal-Mart

    July 8, 2015 9:04 PM

    BRISTOW, OKLAHOMA- The manager of a Wal-Mart and his daughter were arrested for stealing $75,000 where a man disguised himself as a driver of an armored car and walked out with the cash. The man went to the store on Saturday dressed similarly to a Loomis armored transport worker. He... more »
  • Police to offer "Gas for Guns" exchange in Zachary

    July 8, 2015 12:17 PM

    ZACHARY - Law enforcement agencies announced plans to hold a "gas for guns" exchange in Zachary later this month. Police will be giving out gift cards worth up to $300 between 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at the Zachary Community Center at 5746 Rollins Road. ... more »
  • Grand jury canceled, AG to handle case involving chief's son

    July 6, 2015 11:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General for the State of Louisiana will handle the progress of a case involving the son of an area police chief. Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies believe Kevin Ambeau , Jr., shot two people after a fight in St. Gabriel but was not charged in... more »
  • Cop arrested for 'sloppy' work as NOPD investigates officer's murder

    July 6, 2015 11:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison said he was angered by one of their own officer's "sloppy" police work when searching a suspect who investigators said later shot and killed a fellow officer. Police charged NOPD Officer Wardell Johnson with obstruction of justice, malfeasance in office and theft.... more »
  • Man pleads not guilty to killing New Orleans officer

    July 6, 2015 10:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The man accused of shooting and killing a New Orleans police officer while he was being taken to jail has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-three-year-old Travis Boys appeared Monday before a judge to enter a plea in the death of Officer Daryle Holloway. Prosecutors are seeking... more »
  • Heavy police presence planned for firework show Play Video

    July 3, 2015 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Expect a heavy police presence at Saturday's fireworks show in the downtown area as a "zero tolerance" policy will be enforced for criminal activity. With the stricter enforcement in effect, even misdemeanor crimes could end in arrest. Over 100 officers will be at the July... more »
  • Mother charged after toddler tests positive for cocaine

    June 30, 2015 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge mother after they said doctors found high levels of cocaine in her 3-year-old child this week. Police charged 25-year-old Megan Gaylord with cruelty to a juvenile on Monday after her child was taken to a hospital by the Department of Children... more »
  • New Orleans police retraining officers, retrofitting SUVs

    June 30, 2015 8:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The New Orleans Police Department is retraining its force on the importance of frisking and searching suspects for weapons. The department announced Monday that officers are also receiving a refresher on the department's protocols for handcuffing and transporting prisoners. On June 20, police say Officer Daryle Holloway was... more »
  • Walker Police search for car wash bandit check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 26, 2015 11:16 PM

    WALKER - Police are searching for a man who robbed a car wash last month. He was caught on camera going from coin box to coin box. It happened at Bayou Self Car Wash on Walker South Road early in the morning on May 5. Police said the man... more »
  • Warrant details deadly struggle between officer, prisoner

    June 22, 2015 1:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An arrest warrant described the final actions of a officer struggling to keep hold of the prisoner in his custody, even after investigators said the prisoner shot him from the back seat of a police cruiser while on his way to Orleans Parish Prison. Investigators said... more »
  • Jefferson Parish sheriff bucks nationwide body camera trend

    June 22, 2015 11:15 AM

    GRETNA - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff says he is skeptical of adding body cameras to his deputies. The New Orleans Advocate reports Sheriff Newell Normand says the cameras are expensive and flawed in terms of what they detect. Normand fears that the devices will lead the public to too often... more »
  • Zachary man's death 'unknown' after being tased

    June 21, 2015 11:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a man to die after he was tased by police Saturday morning. Baton Rouge police responded to a call on the the 9900 block of Avenue C right across Southern's campus. Police said they responded to two... more »
  • Boy donates birthday money to slain officer's family

    June 19, 2015 9:23 AM

    HATTIESBURG- An 8-year-old boy used his birthday party to give to the children of a slain Mississippi police officer. Carson Atkins, who turns 9 at the end of June, asked his friends to donate money to Hattiesburg police officer Benjamin J. Deen's two children, ages 9 and 12, instead of... more »
  • High court grants reprieve to Louisiana death-row inmate

    June 18, 2015 10:59 AM

    WASHINGTON- The Supreme Court has barred Louisiana from executing a convicted killer, saying his mental disability precludes capital punishment. The ruling comes in a 5-4 decision Thursday. Kevan Brumfield was convicted in the shooting death of off-duty Baton Rouge police Cpl. Betty Smothers in 1993. A federal judge ruled that... more »
  • Police call man heroic for stepping into spray of bullets check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 17, 2015 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are commending a man for his heroic actions after stepping between a gunman and a woman. The bullets missed, but police say he likely saved her life. According to a report, police were called to a shooting in the 5500 block of Dutton Street. The... more »
  • Residents concerned over vehicle break-ins check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 17, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ten burglaries have been reported to have happened at the Palisades at Jaguar City apartment complex on Scenic Highway, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department. "They knew exactly where the clippers were, and they probably knew the person," said Brenda Shelton, who didn't want to... more »
  • Man shoved from SUV leads to Airline Hwy high-speed chase

    June 17, 2015 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police responding to a reports of a man pushed out of an SUV ended up in a high-speed chase on Airline Highway late Tuesday night. Ver Crawford, 29, was arrested and booked on charged of aggravated flight from an officer, second degree aggravated battery and battery... more »
  • Police ticketing drivers in Central construction zone check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 16, 2015 6:35 PM

    CENTRAL - Drivers might want to watch their speed in the Central area. Police are clocking drivers in a construction zone after lanes opened on Sullivan Road between the Central Thruway and Wax Road. So far, dozens of people have gotten tickets for going over the 35 mph speed limit.... more »
  • Crime curse of summer 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Police officer playing catch goes viral check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 12, 2015 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There's a video making the rounds on Facebook for all the right reasons. It may seem pretty simple, a Baton Rouge police officer took time out his day to play catch with two boys in an apartment complex, but it's getting a lot of attention from the... more »
  • 9 arrested in cockfighting bust in Abbeville

    June 11, 2015 10:04 AM

    ABBEVILLE- Police have arrested nine Abbeville residents for cockfighting in the back yard of an Abbeville home. Authorities received a tip in May that gambling on cockfighting may have been going on in a yard with a tall, wooden fence. Police say a juvenile also was allegedly selling alcoholic beverages... more »
  • Body cameras are voted down by Metro Council

    June 10, 2015 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Metro Council voted down body cameras this evening. Members debated body cameras for almost an hour before the vote. The pitch was to require cops in Baton Rouge to wear body cameras. Although many of the council members agreed they wanted police to wear body... more »
  • Officer who pulled gun on black teens at pool party resigns

    June 9, 2015 6:19 PM

    McKINNEY, Texas - The police officer whose video-recorded actions at a North Texas pool party have drawn national attention and comment has resigned from the police force. Officer David Eric Casebolt resigned Tuesday from the McKinney Police Department after almost 10 years on the force. His resignation was confirmed by... more »
  • Officials identify officer suspended in Texas pool incident

    June 8, 2015 6:57 PM

    MCKINNEY -A city spokeswoman has confirmed the identity of a white police officer seen in a cellphone video subduing a teenage black girl at a pool party in suburban Dallas. McKinney city spokeswoman Anna Clark said Monday the officer under administrative leave is David Eric Casebolt. A viral video shows... more »
  • Authorities warn of new phone scam

    June 8, 2015 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities warned of a new phone scam in East Baton Rouge parish Monday. A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said they've received numerous reports of a telephone scam in which residents receive a phone call from an individual claiming to be an EBRSO... more »
  • California high school student missing after SAT exam

    June 7, 2015 6:40 PM

    ARCADIA, Calif. - Police are looking for a 16-year-old California high school student who went missing after she was dropped off to take her SAT exam. Arcadia police say Mira Hu's parents couldn't find her when they went to pick her up at Arcadia High School, where she was dropped... more »
  • Man identified as Baton Rouge pastor booked on rape charges

    June 5, 2015 9:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man, identified as a pastor in a police report, was booked into jail Friday on aggravated rape charges. Police wrote in an arrest report, Darrell Ranel had sex with an 11-year-old at least twice in 2014. The victim, who is now 12, told a hospital... more »
  • LSP investigating suspect's death in Opelousas chase

    June 3, 2015 6:08 PM

    OPELOUSAS - Louisiana State Police said they're investigating how a man died early Wednesday morning after police in Opelousas attempted to arrest him. According to KATC-TV , Dennis "Mooney" Lazard died early Wednesday morning during a foot chase in the area of Herman Drive. Authorities said people in... more »
  • Boston Police Commissioner: 'Lives were at threat'

    June 3, 2015 1:36 PM

    BOSTON - The Boston police commissioner says "military and law enforcement lives were at threat" from a Boston terror suspect who was fatally shot by authorities. Commissioner William Evans spoke Wednesday after showing clergy leaders and civil rights advocates a police video of terror investigators' encounter with 26-year-old Usaama Rahim... more »
  • Port Allen budget calls for pay raises, body cameras

    June 3, 2015 9:36 AM

    PORT ALLEN- Port Allen leaders are considering an $8.4 million proposed budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The budget includes funds for the purchase of body cameras for Port Allen police and a 4 percent across-the-board pay raise for full-time employees. The budget proposal, which is approximately $1 million less... more »
  • Man gets finger cut off during robbery check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 30, 2015 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police told News Two a 76-year-old man lost his finger following a robbery inside his home. Baton Rouge Police have not released the name of the suspect, but believe he is a around the age of 22-years-old. It happened Saturday morning in the 4000 block... more »
  • Police to share night shift with Twitter audience

    May 29, 2015 11:45 PM

    WALKER - Police will be using social media accounts to share their movements in a program the department is calling a "Virtual Ride Along." The agency announced its plan on Facebook Friday evening. The Walker Police Department said the program would happen in the next couple of weeks. ... more »
  • Man charged with stealing BRPD unit

    May 29, 2015 1:31 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he overpowered a BRPD officer and stole his unit, then fled into West Baton Rouge Parish before he was stopped. "It just goes to show how dangerous our job is," said BRPD spokesman Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. "You... more »
  • Discussion continues on Baton Rouge body cameras check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 27, 2015 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The fight for body cameras rages on in Baton Rouge. Councilwoman Denise Marcelle is continuing her push for an ordinance that would require patrolling officers to wear the cameras, starting January 1st. The topic has already been deferred three times at council meetings. Marcelle says it's been... more »
  • Police chief arrested in probe into topless bar

    May 25, 2015 2:36 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Jeanerette's police chief has been placed on paid leave following his arrest on charges relating to the investigation of a Lafayette topless bar. Marvin Grogan was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center Friday on one count of malfeasance in office and three counts of compounding a felony.... more »
  • Lafayette Police: Jeanerette police chief arrested

    May 23, 2015 2:09 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police in Lafayette say the police chief of a neighboring town has been arrested. A statement from the Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force says Jeanerette police chief Marvin Grogan was arrested Friday night by task force members and state police. The warrant lists charges of malfeasance in office... more »
  • Chief: Police station too close to busy train track check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 21, 2015 11:48 PM

    AMITE - The police chief is tired of the city being railroaded by the railroad, so he wants to move the police department away from the train tracks in downtown. "If I'm getting stabbed, I don't wanna tell 'em to 'hold on a minute,'" Chief Jerry Trabona joked in... more »
  • OMV locations to open Friday after fire check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 21, 2015 10:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Office of Motor Vehicles is expected to be back up and running Friday, after it was shut down Thursday due to a fire at the state police data center. State Police spokesman Capt. Doug Cain said the data center fire shut down all automated systems at the... more »
  • Memorial Day weekend travel Play Video

    May 21, 2015 8:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Memorial Day is right around the corner and law enforcement officials are putting extra patrolmen on the roads and highways to deal with the holiday traffic. Memorial Day weekend always puts an excess of cars on the road. This year it comes at the same time as... more »
  • LSU police increase security for weekend festivities

    May 21, 2015 7:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Huge crowds will be pouring into Tiger Stadium over the weekend for a bevy of musical performances. LSU police say they're gearing up for the increased attendance. Taylor Swift will kick off the festivities Friday night with a performance in Tiger Stadium. She'll be followed by the... more »
  • Springfield city leaders replace chief of police check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 20, 2015 11:09 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - City leaders replaced the police chief Wednesday night. James Jones resigned after taking a plea deal for charges involving a DWI cover-up. Part of the deal was that he had to quit his job. Jones submitted his letter of resignation and the alderman voted to appoint... more »
  • Police revise number of weapons found at Waco shootout

    May 20, 2015 4:47 PM

    WACO, TX - Police have again revised the number of weapons recovered from the scene of a Texas shootout last weekend where nine people were killed. Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said Wednesday the estimate now stands at about 500. Earlier Wednesday he had said 1,000 weapons were found.... more »
  • Louisiana police agency abolished amid scandals

    May 20, 2015 9:57 AM

    SORRENTO- Marred by lawsuits, federal charges and a disgraced former police chief, the Sorrento Police Department has officially been shut down by the town council. The Sorrento Town Council unanimously approved Tuesday an ordinance to abolish the police department. The town's voters had agreed in November to abolish the Police... more »
  • Bicyclist dies in New Orleans collision with pickup truck

    May 18, 2015 11:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say an off-duty officer heading home after a shift Sunday night struck and killed a 70-year-old bicyclist. Police say in a news release that the accident occurred shortly after 11:00 p.m. when the bicyclist and a pickup truck collided at an intersection. Police say... more »
  • Baker officials brace themselves to balance upcoming budget Play Video

    May 15, 2015 4:47 PM

    BAKER - City officials are prepping to balance this year's upcoming 2015-2016 budget. Chief of Police Mike Knapps said he submitted his budget to the city for approval. He wants to fill two officer positions which have been vacant since last year. "It's very, very important that this... more »

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