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  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Man accused of trying to run over motorcycle cop

    May 14, 2015 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a Baker man of trying to murder police officer by running over his motorcycle during a chase this week in Baton Rouge. BRPD charged 23-year-old Tyrie Burton with the attempted murder of a police officer and drug possession after he was caught Wednesday afternoon.... more »
  • New Orleans to crack down on false burglar alarms

    May 14, 2015 5:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans' police chief and other city officials have announced plans for a crackdown on a problem that wastes police manpower: false burglar alarms. Burglary-in-progress phone calls from residents - or alarms triggered by residents - will continue to get emergency responses. So will alarms in which alarm... more »
  • Union dues bill pulled before vote check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 12, 2015 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A bill that would have put the clamps on unions was pulled before a vote Tuesday at the Capitol. House Bill 418 would outlaw police officers, firefighters and teachers from having union dues automatically taken out of paychecks. Unions would then have a tougher time collecting... more »
  • Funeral set for second Mississippi officer shot to death

    May 12, 2015 4:10 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Funeral arrangements have been set for the second of two Mississippi officers killed in a traffic stop. A funeral home in McComb says 25-year-old Officer Liquori Tate will be buried Friday after a funeral in Hattiesburg. Officer Benjamin Deen will be buried Thursday in Sumrall after a... more »
  • Officer injured after being dragged by car

    May 11, 2015 5:27 AM

    MARRERO- Police say an officer with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department has been injured after being dragged by a suspect's car. Officer Monica McLaurin responded to a call of a stabbing Sunday in Marrero. When McLaurin arrived, she confronted 22-year-old Kenosha Richard in her car. As McLaurin walked up, Richard... more »
  • UPDATE: 4 arrested in shooting deaths of two police officers

    May 10, 2015 7:49 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A spokesman with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is confirming that a fourth person has been arrested this afternoon on charges related to the shooting of two Hattiesburg police officers. Warren Strain says 28-year old Cornelius Clark of Hattiesburg has been charged with obstruction of justice. But... more »
  • 3 arrested after shootings of 2 Mississippi police officers

    May 10, 2015 11:46 AM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A law enforcement official says three people have been arrested and two of them have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shootings of two Mississippi police officers during a weekend traffic stop in Hattiesburg. Warren Strain, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety,... more »
  • JPSO: Man killed after pointing gun at police

    May 9, 2015 11:34 AM

    HARVEY - A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputy shot and killed a man following a domestic dispute, according to the sheriff's office. The incident occurred in the 3000 block of Destrehan Avenue in Harvey. According to the JPSO, the male suspect confronted an ex-girlfriend and another man at... more »
  • Police ID suspects in child's disappearance; one has prior charges Play Video

    May 6, 2015 8:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the names of two people charged with kidnapping a murdered woman's child. Late Wednesday, police identified the suspects as Curtis King, 24, and Daaria Thomas, 22, of Baton Rouge. In addition to the aggravated kidnapping charges, the pair also face possession with intent to... more »
  • National media drooling over Cajun TV cop

    May 6, 2015 3:34 PM

    OPELOUSAS - The Washington Post highlighted a Louisiana lawmen, dubbing the spokesperson of the rural sheriff's office "America's most intimidating cop." Lt. Clay Higgins has become a local cultural phenomenon thanks to his weekly TV segments on the Lafayette ABC affiliate KATC . Higgins, who looks similar to a... more »
  • Three cyclists injured in hit and run

    May 5, 2015 9:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Troopers with Louisiana State Police are looking for a hit and run driver. Three cyclists were run over Monday night on Nicholson Drive near Innovation Park Drive. Troopers say the cyclists were riding south on Nicholson around 9 p.m. when they were hit from behind. All three... more »
  • Baltimore Police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots

    May 4, 2015 3:57 PM

    BALTIMORE- Baltimore police say they have arrested a man on a handgun charge near the scene of recent rioting over the death of a man fatally injured in officers' custody. Police tweeted Monday that reports that the man was shot were not accurate. Live television coverage and photos tweeted from... more »
  • 2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest

    May 4, 2015 9:01 AM

    GARLAND, TX - Police in Garland, Texas, say two men had opened fire with assault rifles on officers outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons. Officer Joe Harn said Monday the men, killed by security officers, also had more ammunition. He said investigators searched... more »
  • NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

    May 3, 2015 12:59 PM

    NEW YORK - A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head is being charged with two counts of attempted murder of a police officer. The Queens District Attorney's office says Demetrius Blackwell is expected to be arraigned Sunday afternoon. It was unclear if he... more »
  • Baltimore's prosecutor faces big test 4 months into job

    May 1, 2015 4:45 AM

    BALTIMORE, MD.- Baltimore's chief prosecutor is just 35 years old and has been on the job for less than four months. Now she's facing the biggest challenge of her career: deciding whether evidence supports criminal charges against police officers in the death of Freddie Gray. State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby ousted... more »
  • Police warn 5K run this weekend is a scam check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 30, 2015 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police warned people Thursday that a group claiming to organize a 5-mile run in Baton Rouge this weekend is actually a scam. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the Color Mile 5K run advertised for Saturday, May 2, was not a legitimate event. People were warned not... more »
  • Walker police to be fitted with body cameras

    April 30, 2015 8:04 AM

    WALKER- Walker Police will be the first law enforcement agency in Livingston Parish to wear body cameras. The Advocate reports the department recently purchased 18 cameras to record audio and video for officers. Walker Police Capt. John Sharp says he hopes all of his road officers are outfitted with the... more »
  • Hearing set in ex-cops' post-Katrina shooting

    April 29, 2015 6:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Federal prosecutors are asking an appeals court to reinstate the convictions of five former New Orleans police officers on civil rights charges stemming from the deadly shootings of unarmed civilians in storm-struck New Orleans in 2005. Four of the men are charged in the shootings at the Danziger... more »
  • Governor declares emergency following Baltimore riots

    April 27, 2015 4:26 PM

    BALTIMORE - The governor of Maryland has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard to help with the violence and rioting in Baltimore. Gov. Larry Hogan signed the order Monday night at the request of the city. Cars and at least one store have been set on... more »
  • Duson hires more police, council raises starting pay

    April 27, 2015 7:49 AM

    DUSON- Duson's police force will soon double in size after the town's aldermen approved hiring two officers and agreed to increase the starting salary. The Advocate reports it was the first effort by new Police Chief Kip Judice, who was sworn in as chief last week and won the Board... more »
  • Police upgrade charges, make additional arrests in deadly shooting

    April 22, 2015 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police upgraded charges for one man and arrested two others after a shooting victim died. Jonathan Robinson was hit by a bullet from a gun, fired into the air on Blvd de Province last week. Police said Qwenton Bureau pulled the trigger during a fight. ... more »
  • Body cameras for BRPD put off another month

    April 22, 2015 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Council members put on hold any decisions Wednesday night about requiring Baton Rouge Police to use body cameras. The council deferred a decision for 30 days. It will be back on the agenda for their May 27th meeting. Council member C. Denise Marcelle said... more »
  • Man booked in violent attack at laundromat

    April 20, 2015 8:51 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested a man for a rape and armed robbery at a laundromat. Investigators said Lionel Myles, 40, was charged with aggravated rape, aggravated assault, battery and armed robbery for the altercation at the laundromat on Walker North Road overnight Sunday. Myles was arrested Monday. The... more »
  • Henderson's top cops working on plea deal

    April 20, 2015 4:53 PM

    HENDERSON - Two of Henderson's top police officers accused of offering payouts for other officers to write more traffic citations are negotiating with prosecutors on a plea deal. Police Chief Leroy Guidry and Deputy Chief Oliver Mack Lloyd each face charges of public payroll fraud, malfeasance in office and... more »
  • New Orleans police officer fired for off-duty fight

    April 18, 2015 12:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 25-year police veteran has been fired for an off-duty fight after a minor traffic accident, although he was acquitted of battery in September. A police news release says Officer Tracy Fulton picked the fight, acted unprofessionally and failed to meet service standards in the fight with... more »
  • First of two police academies in 2015 begins Monday

    April 17, 2015 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new class of police officers begin the police academy Monday. Twenty-seven recruits will start the 22-week program. The class is made up of five women and 22 men. Funding the police academy was a priority in the mayor's 2015 budget . The $830 million... more »
  • Counterfeit cash scam hits St. Francisville check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 17, 2015 5:39 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Yesterday News 2 looked into a fake money scheme in St. Amant, but it seems that another counterfeit scam has reached West Feliciana Parish. A week ago, police got a call from the Dollar General in town saying they detected counterfeit money. Investigators say two suspects... more »
  • USPCA Regionals check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 15, 2015 7:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The regional police K-9 trials have officially started. The dogs are tested on obedience, agility, and suspect and evidence search. This morning, News 2's Rebecca Buchanan went out to Olympia stadium to learn more about the competition. Tomorrow will begin the suspect apprehension phase of the... more »
  • Police again pick up children of 'free range' parents

    April 13, 2015 2:43 PM

    SILVER SPRING, MD - A mother in suburban Washington, D.C., says it's "beyond ridiculous." Danielle Meitiv is talking about the actions of police who, for the second time in four months, yesterday picked up her six-and-ten-year-old children as they walked home alone from a park that is nearly a mile... more »
  • Man shot by police had much to celebrate in recent months

    April 10, 2015 1:09 PM

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - In the weeks before he was killed by a police officer, Walter Lamer Scott had much to celebrate. The South Carolina man turned 50 in February. His temporary job as forklift operator was going so well his boss was determined to hire him permanently. And his... more »
  • Emotional ceremony honors crime victims at tree check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 7, 2015 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tree adorned with ribbons stands as a symbol of awareness and recognition for survivors and victims of crime. The tree is located on North Blvd. and Ninth Street downtown Baton Rouge, just before the interstate. The Survivor Tree has ribbons of all different colors... more »
  • SC officer to be charged with murder after video of shooting surfaces

    April 7, 2015 5:39 PM

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - Officials in Charleston, S.C. announced that a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man over the weekend will be charged with murder after video of the shooting surfaced. According to ABC News the video showed North Charleston officer Michael Slager shooting 50-year-old Walter 'Lamar'... more »
  • Baker Police concerned about missing adult

    April 6, 2015 10:19 PM

    BAKER - Police said they are searching for a missing adult who cannot communicate well. Chief Mike Knapps said there is concern for the well-being of Quentin Jones. Jones has not been seen since Friday, his family told the police department. A missing persons report was filed Sunday and... more »
  • More whites than blacks, Latinos approve police striking men

    April 3, 2015 11:47 AM

    WASHINGTON - A major American trend survey shows that whites in the United States in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics approve of police striking people. Seven out of 10 whites polled, or 70 percent, said they can imagine a situation in which they would approve of a police... more »
  • SU identifying people in controversial viral video

    April 2, 2015 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University said administrators were able to identify some of the people in a viral video that appeared to show a large brawl and gunfire on campus. The video, first reported by WBRZ and WBRZ.com Wednesday, shows a group of people fighting and then someone fire... more »
  • Corrections officer arrested over inmate's escape

    April 2, 2015 9:30 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE- Authorities say an Avoyelles Parish correctional officer's decision to make an unscheduled stop last week to let an inmate she was transporting to jail to buy drugs backfired. Assumption Parish deputies say the inmate never returned with the drugs and escaped. Felicia Daigle was found more than three hours... more »
  • Obama signs law on donations to slain NY officers' families

    April 1, 2015 5:37 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure allowing people to write off donations they made this year to the families of two slain New York police officers. Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were shot in their patrol car in Brooklyn on Dec. 20 by a man... more »
  • State police travel expenses rise under Gov. Bobby Jindal

    March 31, 2015 2:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Expenses for the governor's state police security detail have gone up under Gov. Bobby Jindal, as he travels across the country raising his profile for a possible presidential campaign. Col. Mike Edmonson, the head of the Louisiana State Police, says his agency spent $2.2 million on travel expenses... more »
  • Federal charge for ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man

    March 27, 2015 11:56 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A former Alabama police officer is charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man during a violent confrontation in February. Former Madison police officer Eric Sloan Parker is charged with using unreasonable force that left Sureshbhai Patel (suh-RESH'-beye pah-TEL') hospitalized. Federal prosecutors announced the charge... more »
  • Vigilante justice murder suspect arrested

    March 26, 2015 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A vigilante justice murder suspect surrendered to authorities Thursday. Baton Rouge Police said Yovanni Anibal Romos-Salazar was booked into jail on second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon charges. He is accused of killing Joel Guevara Sunday night on Quida Mae. The Investigative Unit... more »
  • Neighborhood appalled at latest shooting

    March 26, 2015 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for answers after a woman was found shot in a Baton Rouge auto body store parking lot Thursday. Investigators identified the victim as Jemina Williams, 34. She was shot multiple times. Investigators believe the shooting happened around 8 a.m. in the 2600 block... more »
  • Police: Wisconsin state trooper shot and killed

    March 25, 2015 2:16 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI - Authorities say a Wisconsin state trooper was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a person who matched the description of a bank robbery suspect. Police said the suspect also was killed. Fond du Lac police said late Tuesday that the incident occurred... more »
  • BRAVE says its efforts are working

    March 24, 2015 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement touted successes of the BRAVE program at a special meeting Tuesday night. Since the inception of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination, or BRAVE, agencies involved say efforts are working to bridge the gap between police and the community. "When we first started... more »
  • Police release vigilante murder suspect's picture

    March 24, 2015 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a picture of a suspect, wanted in connection with what is likely a vigilante killing. Police are looking for Yovanni Anibal Romos-Salazar. Investigators believe he shot and killed Joel Guevara Sunday night on Quida Mae. Monday, the WBRZ Investigative Unit uncovered a warrant... more »
  • Police investigate fatal accident involving dirt bike

    March 23, 2015 5:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 30-year-old man died when the dirt bike he was driving struck a metal bar. Officer Hilal Williams says the accident happened shortly before 1 a.m. Monday, near the intersection of North Peters and Flood Streets. Williams said the victim was pronounced dead... more »
  • New Orleans police investigate fatal burglary

    March 23, 2015 5:33 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating the shooting death of a home owner during a burglary. Officer Hilal Williams said in a news release officers responded to a burglary in progress call Sunday night and found a man dead inside his home. Police have not released the 54-year-old... more »
  • BRPD recruiting new officers this weekend

    March 20, 2015 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department is opening its doors for a look inside what it takes to be a police officer. Officers will be available at an open house Saturday to answer questions and provide information about different jobs inside the department. It will also give... more »
  • Godsends come in small packages check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 19, 2015 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gloves, a tourniquet and blood clotting gauze are some of the few items contained in a small package put together to save lives in the most serious of emergency situations. The creator, a former police chief, believes it's a Godsend in a tiny package. Chris... more »
  • Personal tragedy encourages BRPD officer to teach self-defense classes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 19, 2015 7:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD Officer Rendy Richard also teaches Equalizer classes. For her, it's personal. Richard had a cousin that was murdered. It was an experience that she said influenced her to teach the class. She hopes that by teaching women to protect themselves, she may be able to... more »
  • Two people injured in overnight shooting in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 18, 2015 8:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are investigating the Capital City's latest shooting. It happened around midnight on Navajo Street, just off Plank Road. News 2 cameras showed several police officers in the area. EMS also responded to the call. Details surrounding exactly what happened are still... more »
  • Man accused of punching EMS, police

    March 16, 2015 1:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he punched an EMS worker and police officer after wrecking a vehicle he was in. Police charged Jim Foster with battery of an EMS worker, battery of a police officer, resisting arrest and reckless operation of a... more »
  • Police: Woman stole hundreds on company card

    March 16, 2015 8:10 AM

    GONZALES - An employee at Approved Cash Advance was arrested after police say she stole hundreds of dollars using her company credit card. According to investigators, Bilan Brooks, 31, charged $800.00 to her company car. When she found out police had been contacted, detectives say she attempted to report... more »
  • Police officers wounded by gunfire

    March 16, 2015 1:59 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - Two Los Angeles police officers were wounded by gunfire on Sunday, triggering an intense search for two suspects in South Los Angeles. The officers were wearing plainclothes and driving near a street intersection around 5:45 p.m. Sunday when someone opened fire, Det. Meghan Aguilar said. She... more »
  • Police fatally shoot man found on subway tunnel tracks

    March 13, 2015 2:03 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Transit police in Washington, D.C. fatally shot a man after responding to a call about an "unauthorized person" on the tracks in a subway tunnel. Metro Transit Police spokesman Mike Tolbert said the shooting happened at the Potomac Avenue station Thursday night. Tolbert said he had no... more »
  • Hundreds gather outside police station in Ferguson

    March 13, 2015 1:56 AM

    BC-US--Ferguson Calm prevails in Ferguson after shooting of police officers Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos. AP Video. By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER Associated Press FERGUSON, MO - Protesters called for calm but vowed to keep pushing for change in Ferguson a day after the shooting of two officers... more »
  • Ferugson Police look for shooter after two officers wounded

    March 12, 2015 12:21 PM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Police have converged on a home in Ferguson, Missouri, and taken people in for questioning following the shootings of two police officers. The two officers were shot during a protest outside Ferguson police headquarters early this morning. Both were released from the hospital today. St. Louis County... more »
  • Louisiana State Police redeploy troopers to New Orleans

    March 12, 2015 3:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Additional state troopers will redeploy this week to the City of New Orleans to support the New Orleans Police Department's efforts to deter crime. Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson said Wednesday they've been planning the redeployment since the completion of this year's Mardi Gras detail. Edmonson... more »
  • Two officers shot in Ferguson

    March 12, 2015 2:00 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says two officers were shot around midnight at a Ferguson, Missouri, protest. He said a 32-year-old officer from Webster Groves was shot in the face and a 41-year-old officer from St. Louis County was shot in the shoulder. He says... more »
  • Fefee brothers released from hospital, booked into jail

    March 12, 2015 12:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A pair of brothers were released from the hospital and booked into jail following a violent police pursuit that ended with them being shot by police last week. Baton Rouge Police said Thomas Fefee, 24, was booked into jail on five counts of attempted first degree... more »
  • Ferguson chief resigns in wake of scathing federal report

    March 11, 2015 3:36 PM

    FERGUSON - The police chief in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson has resigned in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report prompted by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. A city official with knowledge of the situation said Thomas Jackson submitted... more »
  • Memories of fallen officers etched into eternity on memorial

    March 10, 2015 11:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than forty officers of the law have been killed in the line of duty in the Capital Region. Tuesday, Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells became the most recent officer to die after being shot by murder suspect Jamie Croom. Wells name will likely be added... more »
  • Investigative Unit uncovers new information in officer-involved shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 9, 2015 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Search warrants were filed Monday in connection with an officer-involved shooting where Baton Rouge Police officers shot two men during an altercation in a parking lot last week . The WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit learned Thomas Fefee and Justin Fefee were arrested after police say... more »
  • Threat made at local library

    March 7, 2015 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said Baton Rouge police officers responded to a call at the Fairwood Branch Library where they were told a woman had a bomb strapped to her body. Previously reported as a bomb threat, Baton Rouge police told News Two that the situation turned out to... more »

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