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  • Slain officer's wife speaks of forgiveness at funeral Play Video

    July 25, 2016 7:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Overcast skies and rain moved through as Montrell Jackson's fellow officers removed his flag-covered casket from the hearse that brought him to his final resting place. With her family surrounding her, Jackson's wife felt compelled to give a statement. Ternish Jackson said, "I am deeply... more »
  • Procession for fallen officer receives huge turnout Play Video

    July 25, 2016 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of people lined the streets for the funeral procession of BRPD Cpl. Montrell Jackson. Most of the people in attendance that spoke with News 2 said they braved the heat and occasional rain out of respect and solidarity for the fallen officer. Signs of... more »
  • Likely closures and delays along Airline due to Montrell Jackson's funeral procession

    July 25, 2016 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Commuters may want to take an alternate route Monday due to a funeral procession on Airline Highway. Officer Montrell Jackson's funeral is likely to cause closures and delays on Airline from Winbourne Avenue to Florida Boulevard from approximately noon to 3 p.m. There is already heavy... more »
  • Fallen officer given hero's welcome in return home Play Video

    August 8, 2015 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police, EMS, firefighters and civilians lined I-10 in Baton Rouge Saturday afternoon to honor a fallen soldier as his body was returned home. Many stood at attention outside their cars when Officer Thomas LaValley's body passed by on its way from Shreveport to a funeral home... more »
  • Denham Springs turns out for USMC procession

    March 18, 2015 6:44 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - People turned out along Range Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. on Wednesday to show respect for a fallen Marine from the area. The community welcomed home 29-year-old USMC Sgt. Adam Kocrowski from Denham Springs, who was killed in a vehicle crash near Camp Lejeune, NC, where... more »
  • Marshal's body brought home Play Video

    March 11, 2015 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Dozens of law enforcement vehicles escorted a hearse carrying the body of U.S. Deputy Marshal Josie Wells back to his home in Mississippi. The route was dotted with groups of firefighters and civilians displaying American flags and saluting as the procession passed. The groups in the procession... more »
  • Thousands to honor fallen officer in Denham Springs Play Video

    January 2, 2015 6:27 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Thousands are expected tomorrow in Denham Springs to recognize officer James Foster who died on duty in a motorcycle crash. Line of duty deaths especially resonate with members of law enforcement. Saturday, brothers and sisters from across the country will ride in the procession and officers... more »
  • Funeral procession nailed with red light tickets Play Video

    July 25, 2014 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A funeral procession driving with a police escort to a cemetery was hit with multiple red light tickets when the procession was ushered through an intersection at Coursey and Cedarcrest. "We had two police escorts on motorcycles, we all had our flashers on and we were in... more »
  • Procession brings home fallen Ariz. firefighters

    July 7, 2013 10:40 AM

    PRESCOTT, Ariz. - The 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire a week ago will be returned to their home in the Arizona mountains on Sunday. Each elite Hotshot firefighter will be in his own hearse as the hourslong procession takes the men's bodies from a coroner's office in Phoenix, through... more »

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