March 1, 2014 10:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say two people were arrested in relation to a murder that happened on Sharp Rd.
Tramion Catherine, 17, was arrested Friday for first degree murder. Marchristopher Corney, 18, was also arrested Friday for principal to first degree murder.
Police say the two... more »
March 1, 2014 6:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old has been indicted in the Nov. 2 shooting death of another man at the crowded Greater Baton Rouge State Fair. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury on Thursday indicted Keithdrick Lamond Pier of Baton Rouge on a second-degree murder charge. He faces an automatic... more »
February 27, 2014 11:28 PM
BATON ROUGE- A jury convicted a man Thursday night of killing three people more than two years ago.
Courtney Williams was found guilty of killing his ex, Clarissa Cobbing, and Britney Lee along with Josephine Lathers, Lee's grandmother on Progress Street. Another man was wounded during the shooting.
... more »
February 27, 2014 2:22 PM
FRENCH SETTLEMENT- Authorities have arrested a man accused in a shooting Wednesday night in Livingston Parish.
Deputies say Robert Higgens shot another man after the two got into an argument at Higgens' home in the 18000 block of La Trace Road in French Settlement.
The victim was taken... more »
February 26, 2014 10:01 PM
FRENCH SETTLEMENT- Sheriff's deputies said a suspect is in custody after a shooting along the Amite River Wednesday night.
Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies said the victim was transported to an area hospital after the shooting on La Trace Road.
They did not release any other information.
Check... more »
February 24, 2014 2:47 PM
BATON ROUGE- Detectives have arrested two individuals in connection with the shooting death of Patrick Williams in Baton Rouge last week.
Colodiuse Bowie and Jameeka Bowie, the mother and sister of the accused shooter Devon Bowie, have both been charged with obstruction of justice.
Devon Bowie is accused... more »
February 21, 2014 4:42 PM
BATON ROUGE - A shot spotter gunfire indicator helped East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies respond to a shooting Thursday evening.
The shot spotter sends an alert to police when it detects the sound of a gunshot nearby. East Baton Rouge Parish pays $30,000 a year to keep crime cameras... more »
February 21, 2014 12:51 PM
BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge teen after a drug deal where a 14-year-old was shot in the back.
Sheriff's deputies arrested Elijah Ross, 19, after the shooting Thursday night in the 1900 block of St. Croix Drive.
Investigators said Ross told them he and... more »
February 18, 2014 10:32 PM
ZACHARY - City leaders want to consider changing an outdated law that allows guns to be fired anywhere in city limits.
The ordinance was intended for rural areas before the city began to expand.
After a couple of complaints about gunshot noises, the council and mayor are considering... more »
February 14, 2014 11:25 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they have no suspect in the Thursday night shooting on Sharp Lane that left one man dead.
Police say the victim was shot one time in the head, and died at the scene. He has been identified as 18-year-old Timothy Thomas.
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February 13, 2014 10:00 PM
BATON ROUGE- A man was shot dead and left behind apartments off Florida Boulevard Thursday night.
Detectives found the unidentified man in the complex at 567 Sharp Lane after people reported hearing gunshots just after 9 p.m. He was shot multiple times, detectives said.
He died at the... more »
February 13, 2014 8:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge have made an arrest in the murder of a man who was shot to death early Tuesday morning.
Jamile Variste, 18, was arrested early Thursday morning in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Devonta Jenks.
The shooting took place around... more »
February 11, 2014 11:38 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are looking for a killer after a man was shot to death early Tuesday morning.
The shooting took place around 2:25 a.m. at the Spanish Arms Apartments at 4343 Denham St.
Police say 18 year-old Devonta Jenks was shot once in... more »
February 9, 2014 2:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police arrested another 18-year-old involved in the murder of a teenager on 15th Street Friday night.
According to investigators, Harold Retana attempted to steal 18-year-old Marvin Thomas' cell phone while he was walking to a convenience store. Police said during the attempted robbery, Thomas... more »
February 9, 2014 11:40 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say they have arrested a suspect in the 15th street shooting that happened Friday night.
Officials say 18-year-old Corey Scott is charged with 2nd degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. He was arrested at around 9 a.m. Sunday.
According to authorities, Scott... more »
February 8, 2014 11:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are searching for an 18-year-old accused of shooting another teenager on South 15th Street.
Investigators said Corey Scott is wanted for killing 18-year-old Marvin Thomas on Friday, Feb. 7. A witness told News 2's Troy Gaulden that Thomas was on the way to... more »
February 8, 2014 5:53 PM
BATON ROUGE - Neighbors living in Old South Baton Rouge are calling for the violence to stop after an 18-year-old was gunned down walking from a store.
Baton Rouge Police say Marvin Thomas was shot and killed Friday just before 5 p.m. on the 1300 block of S. 15th... more »
February 7, 2014 5:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said Marvin Thomas, 18, was shot and killed on S. 15th near Julia Street just before five Friday evening.
Family members said he was heading to the store before the shooting happened.
Thomas' father told WBRZ News 2, the teen was not from the... more »
February 5, 2014 2:26 PM
VANCOUVER, Wash.- Authorities say a woman accused of shooting and injuring an employee at a Veterans Affairs office in Vancouver, Wash., used to work at the office. The Clark County sheriff's office says another employee wrestled away the gun. The sheriff's office says 46-year-old Deborah A. Lennon contacted 45-year-old Allen... more »
January 31, 2014 9:49 PM
BATON ROUGE- Detectives are looking for clues after two people were shot at an apartment complex north of Florida Boulevard near Sherwood Forest Friday night.
The gunman fled the scene. The two victims are expected to survive, police said.
Investigators will spend the night working the scene in... more »
January 31, 2014 3:13 PM
BATON ROUGE - Authorities identified the victim of a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge.
Police said they found Michael Rogers, 52, shot to death in a shed around 9:45 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of West McKinley Street.
They said Rogers, who was homeless, lived in the... more »
January 31, 2014 11:40 AM
BATON ROUGE - A woman who let a homeless man take shelter in a shed in her backyard said she was shocked and scared that the man was found shot multiple times in the makeshift home.
Michael Rogers, 52, was found dead Friday morning by the good Samaritan who... more »
January 21, 2014 11:53 AM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Police have a person in custody following a reported shooting at Purdue University in Indiana. Purdue spokesman Greg McClure tells The Associated Press that police haven't released information about possible injuries. The report of shots fired came in around noon on Tuesday at the electrical engineering... more »
January 19, 2014 9:23 PM
BAKER - A deadly shooting Sunday night in Baker leave police searching for answers.
Baker police say an 18-year-old male was shot and killed at Daniels Drive off Groom Road.
According to authorities, he was shot in the upper torso three times.
Officials say they don't have... more »
January 15, 2014 9:22 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- Multiple sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a reported shooting just outside the city limits.
Sheriff's deputies said they responded to an incident on Grand Turk Drive, off Florida, but could not release specific details about what was going on.
The front yard of the... more »
January 14, 2014 10:16 PM
ST. JAMES- Two people have been taken into custody after a shooting in the parking of a high school as a basketball game was in progress Tuesday night.
The shooting happened at St. James High as the school's team was playing Lutcher High.
One person was shot, and... more »
January 10, 2014 10:31 PM
BATON ROUGE- Two people were injured in an altercation Friday night where at least one of them were shot, a spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said.
Deputies responded to a man injured on Laredo Avenue but found two injured there. While one person had been... more »
January 3, 2014 11:31 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested 38-year-old Roy Hayward after they said he shot a woman in chest.
Police said the shooting came after an argument around 4:00 a.m. Friday at 12041 Province Place.
The woman was brought to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Hayward faces... more »
January 2, 2014 9:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested, accused of trying to kill a police officer and a woman he stole a purse from outside a bar.
Police said Ryan Jones was outside a bar on North Acadian when he pointed a gun at a woman and demanded her purse.... more »
December 29, 2013 11:04 AM
JACKSON, MS- The man accused of shooting two Mississippi police officers during a robbery in Mississippi was shot and killed Saturday outside a Phoenix, Arizona bank he just robbed, according to the FBI.
Daniel McMullen, the FBI's special agent-in-charge for the Jackson, Mississippi office, said cell phone records confirm... more »
December 28, 2013 9:26 AM
LOCKPORT, La. - It might have appeared that Ben Freeman was trying to right some wrongs in his life in the months before police say he killed three people and himself. In June, he agreed to pay his ex-wife Jeanne Gouaux thousands of dollars in overdue child support payments and... more »
December 26, 2013 6:51 PM
GREENSBURG -The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was arrested for shooting at two officers and stealing a patrol car.
Deputies say it happened hours after 27-year-old Dennis Morgan allegedly kidnapped a McComb woman in a late-night home invasion.
He's accused of shooting at lawmen, carjacking... more »
December 26, 2013 7:49 AM
SLIDELL - A shooting in Slidell Thursday morning left two dead and six more injured, according to the Slidell Police Department. One of the victims died this morning after being listed in critical condition.
It happened around 1:30 am in Olde Town Slidell. Police say a fight broke out... more »
December 25, 2013 10:40 PM
TUPELO- People came together on Christmas Day for a memorial for a police officer, originally from Baton Rouge, who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Mississippi earlier this week.
A large crowd gathered with candles, held in the air, as the sun sank into the... more »
December 20, 2013 12:10 PM
FRANKLINTON - Deputies say a man was arrested for shooting a police officer and his neighbor before setting his mobile home on fire where the body of a woman was found.
According to Chief Deputy Mike Haley, it happened Thursday night in Franklinton when the suspect robbed and shot... more »
December 17, 2013 10:24 PM
BATON ROUGE - A Denham Springs man died in the hospital today, succumbing to multiple gunshot wounds.
Police said 20-year-old Timothy Pena was found on Sycamore Street near Plank Road around 10:30 a.m. He had several bullet wounds around his chest.
Detectives are currently investigating a possible motive.... more »
December 13, 2013 5:37 PM
GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office teamed up with Ascension Schools to initiate three surprise active shooter drills.
The drills simulated an intruder on campus and tested the readiness of teachers, students and staff.
During the drill, sheriff's deputies walked the halls to ensure every door was... more »
December 13, 2013 10:18 AM
BATON ROUGE - Three more men have been arrested for their roles in a violent shootout Wednesday morning. Six people have now been arrested in connection with the crime.
The bloody gunfight happened on Ridge Pecan Dr. in the Gardere area. Cops picked up Avery Honea, Ivan Graham and... more »
December 12, 2013 10:19 PM
BATON ROUGE- Three people have been arrested in connection with a violent shootout in the southeast part of the city.
Deputies said Thursday, Aaron Hargrove, Demarcus James, and Patrick Anderson face charges for the shooting that happened Wednesday morning in the Gardere area.
Investigators believe James shot and... more »
December 12, 2013 3:18 PM
BATON ROUGE- Two men from Prarieville, wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge, have been arrested.
The shooting, that left one man dead and another injured, happened Wednesday morning around 5 a.m. at 9143 Pecan Drive.
Detectives found 22 year-old Jared Vincent dead inside his... more »
December 11, 2013 7:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're continuing to investigate a deadly shooting that happened early Wednesday morning in East Baton Rouge Parish.
A department spokesperson said one person died and another person was injured in the shooting, which happened around 5 a.m. at 9143 Ridge Pecan Drive.
... more »
December 4, 2013 2:36 PM
HARTFORD, Conn.- Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming. The operators urge the people inside the school to take cover as they reach out to town officials and... more »
December 3, 2013 10:46 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A woman charged with shooting and killing a fellow Alabama football fan moments after the Iron Bowl has been released from jail. Shelby County jail records show 28-year-old Adrian Laroze Briskey of Birmingham is out on $75,000 bond. Briskey is charged with murder in the killing of 36-year-old... more »
November 25, 2013 2:09 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - A report on the Newtown school shooting says that the gunman had an obsession with mass murders but that investigators did not discover any evidence he had indicated to others an intention to carry out such a crime. The summary of the investigation by Connecticut State's Attorney... more »
November 22, 2013 6:19 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man who they said was shot to death and found in a canal in Baton Rouge Friday morning.
Investigators said Kenneth Barton, 35, of Jackson, La. was shot during a break-in at a home on Cedar Avenue. A neighbor who... more »
November 21, 2013 4:31 PM
WALKER- Less than 24 hours after 22-year old Jessie Gordon shot and killed himself as law enforcement tried to arrest him, his grandmother detailed his troubled past.
"He had just started getting into trouble again," Loraine Murtishaw said.
Murtishaw was horrified to learn her grandson killed himself as... more »
November 21, 2013 5:03 AM
BATON ROUGE - Investigators are on the scene of a shooting involving two officers at a local hotel.
A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says authorities arrived at the Magnuson Hotel off Airline Hwy. early Thursday to serve warrants to an unidentified man when he opened... more »
November 21, 2013 2:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - Authorities and emergency responders are on the scene of an incident at a local motel where possible shots were fired.
It happened just after 1 a.m. Thursday off Airline Hwy. near I-12.
No other details have been released at this time.
Stay tuned for... more »
November 18, 2013 8:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting in the north Baton Rouge area that sent one person to the hospital Sunday.
It happened around 6 p.m. at a gas station on Scenic Hwy. near Plank Road.
Police say the victim was transported in a private vehicle to... more »
November 14, 2013 6:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - It's been eight months since a jury found Mark Young not guilty of murder. Since then he's been shot twice, and his family claims it's because of that verdict.
The most recent attack was last night on Howard Street near Highland Road in South Baton Rouge.... more »
November 14, 2013 7:31 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A man and his 7-month-old son were shot and killed in an apparent ambush on a New Orleans bridge. Police spokesman Frank B. Robertson III says someone opened fire on the 25-year-old man Wednesday night as he rode in the back seat of a black Honda Accord... more »
November 13, 2013 2:54 PM
PITTSBURGH - School officials say three people were shot in or near a Pittsburgh high school, and police are searching for a gunman. School officials say three students were shot outside Brashear High School on Wednesday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they'd all taken to school earlier in... more »
November 11, 2013 9:10 AM
NEW YORK- A teenager faces attempted murder charges in a weekend shooting at a crowded Manhattan ice-skating rink. The shooting occurred late Saturday at the Bryant Park rink behind the main building of the New York Public Library. A 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy were wounded. Police say the... more »
November 9, 2013 2:04 PM
MONROE - A man is charged with attempted second degree murder after a shooting in a Monroe McDonald's on Friday night.
Police say Michael J. Williams, 21, fired eight shots at a vehicle with a woman and child in it after a disagreement over money. After the incident Williams... more »
November 8, 2013 2:16 PM
LULING - A 20-year-old Luling man is now behind bars after being accuse of shooting and killing his father during an argument. St. Charles Parish sheriff's investigators say Stanley Robinson Jr. was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of 39-year-old Stanley Robinson Sr.
A woman,... more »
November 8, 2013 9:02 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say they are looking for three men in connection to a deadly shooting Thursday night in the 70805 area.
34-year-old Travis Harris was shot and killed around 9 p.m. at the Kings Court Apartments on Dougherty Dr. He died at the scene.
Investigators believe... more »
November 7, 2013 9:35 PM
BATON ROUGE- Air support has been called in to assist police who are searching for the people who were involved in a Thursday night shooting.
Witnesses said the unidentified person was shot dead on Dougherty Drive.
Police have not released any official information on the shooting, although there... more »
November 6, 2013 7:56 AM
PARAMUS, N.J. - Workers are returning to New Jersey's largest shopping mall today - two days after a man fired shots inside and then killed himself.
The Garden State Plaza in Paramus was closed after Monday night's shooting, and remained closed Tuesday as investigators did a thorough search of... more »
November 4, 2013 10:36 PM
PARAMUS, N.J.- There are no reports of injuries after a gunman fired shots at a mall about thirty minutes northwest of New York City Monday night.
"Inside the store, all you could see is the man walking ... but you heard the, it sounded like firecrackers, and my associate... more »
November 4, 2013 8:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - Officials are considering ways to improve safety after shots rang out over the weekend at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair.
A teen faces second-degree murder charges in the death of 20-year-old Darrius Scott.
Deputies say Keithdrick Pier, 18, shot and killed Scott after the... more »
November 3, 2013 10:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that happened on the Interstate near the I-10/I-110 split.
Police were called at 4:25 this morning by Baton Rouge General in regards to several shooting victims.
Police said two men and a woman were traveling the Interstate when... more »
November 3, 2013 9:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - One man has died after being shot near the rides at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair, Saturday night.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says, 20-year-old, Darruis Scott, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The accused shooter, 18-year-old, Keithdrick Pier was arrested. Deputies say,... more »
November 3, 2013 1:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair was shut down Saturday night after one person was shot following an argument.
According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the victim received serious injuries as a result of the shooting and was brought to a local hospital.
According... more »
November 1, 2013 5:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - Shelby Holmes, a man who touched the hearts of many in Baton Rouge before he was killed while walking home, was buried today at Roselawn Cemetary.
Hundreds attended the funeral to show their love and support after Holmes was gunned down last week. He's remembered for... more »
November 1, 2013 2:08 PM
LOS ANGELES - Officials say a TSA employee is dead and two other people have been wounded in a shooting today at Los Angeles International Airport. They say a man with a semi-automatic weapon opened fire near a security checkpoint. The gunman was apparently wounded in an exchange of gunfire... more »
November 1, 2013 12:06 PM
LOS ANGELES - A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the Los Angeles airport Friday, wounding a Transportation Security Administration employee and two others. The attack frightened passengers across the bustling airport and disrupted flights nationwide. LAPD Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger said the TSA employee was injured... more »
October 28, 2013 9:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - A teenager is recovering after being grazed by a bullet Monday evening.
It happened on the corner of N. 23rd St. and Florida St. Neighbors say the teen was walking home from the store with arms full of groceries when he feared he was being followed.... more »
October 25, 2013 4:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - A woman's car is now evidence in the investigation of a shootout near the LSU campus early Friday which put a man in the hospital.
Bullets from the shooting near the Edward Gay Apartments shattered Latasha Williams' window and damaged her roof.
"It was haywire,... more »
October 25, 2013 6:09 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say two men exchanged gunfire early Friday near an apartment complex on the outskirts of LSU.
Officials say the incident happened just after midnight in the 200 block of W. Roosevelt St.
The suspect shot the victim, 23-year-old Adonis Forbes, who was taken to... more »