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  • Boy, 13, charged as adult in shooting

    October 3, 2015 6:02 PM

    TUPELO, Miss. - A 13-year-old boy accused of shooting another boy in Tupelo has been charged as an adult. Police were called to a residence after the shooting on Wednesday. Two boys, 13 and 14, had been in the house when one of the boys allegedly fired a .38-caliber revolver.... more »
  • Bush: New guns laws aren't right reaction to mass shootings

    October 2, 2015 4:59 PM

    GREENVILLE, S.C. - Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says he's opposed to new federal gun laws as a response to the mass shooting at an Oregon community college. At a forum in South Carolina, Bush said Friday he learned as Florida governor that "stuff happens ... there's always a crisis,... more »
  • Officials describe Oregon college shooter's weapons

    October 2, 2015 1:45 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - A federal agency says the gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college had body armor and was armed with three pistols, a rifle and five additional magazines. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives provided the information late Thursday in an incident... more »
  • Pizza delivery driver shot, robbed at gunpoint

    October 2, 2015 11:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Domino's pizza delivery driver was shot and robbed while making a delivery in the 4000 block of Shelley Street Thursday night. The Baton Rouge Police Department said three suspects tried to force their way into the 20-year-old driver's vehicle. When the victim attempted... more »
  • One dead in Osceola Street shooting

    October 2, 2015 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person was killed in a shooting in Baton Rouge Thursday night. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, Monquel Yates, 24, was killed in a shooting at 3600 block of Osceola Street in Baton Rouge Thursday night just before midnight. Police said... more »
  • DOJ set to release review of St. Louis County police

    October 2, 2015 10:35 AM

    ST. LOUIS- The U.S. Department of Justice is set to release the findings of its third and final review stemming from the unrest in Ferguson that followed the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The department's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services report on the St. Louis County police department... more »
  • BRPD arrest suspect in N. 23rd street shooting

    October 2, 2015 8:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police say they've arrested the man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge. Michael Collins, 39, was booked early Friday morning for second degree murder, illegal use of a dangerous weapon and possession of a firearm by a felon, according the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's... more »
  • Oregon campus shooter identified

    October 1, 2015 10:35 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - Authorities identified the gunman in a deadly campus shooting earlier Thursday as Chris Harper Mercer, 26. Harper was killed in an exchange of gunfire with officers after he opened fire at Umpqua Community College about 180 miles south of Portland. Ten people were killed, including Mercer.... more »
  • Shooter, 13 others dead at Oregon college

    October 1, 2015 2:40 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says 13 people are dead after a 20-year-old male gunman opened fire at a community college in the rural city of Roseburg. The shooting happened Thursday morning on the campus of Umpqua Community College, about 180 miles south of Portland. Authorities... more »
  • 2 dead in shooting at Monroe bail bond office

    September 30, 2015 11:24 AM

    MONROE - Police say a Monroe bail bondsman and his employee were shot and killed in their office. Detective Reggie Brown says the bodies of Ivan Webb and Catrina Wallace were found Tuesday morning in the main room of Coach's Bail Bonds. Brown told The Associated Press on Wednesday that... more »
  • Man arrested for ordering deadly 2010 shooting

    September 29, 2015 1:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man with an extensive criminal record for allegedly ordering a shooting that left two men dead back in 2010. 48-year-old James "Jimmy" Stevenson now faces two counts of first degree murder. Police said Stevenson and another man made contact with the victims,... more »
  • Authorities investigating shots fired in New Roads

    September 28, 2015 8:22 AM

    NEW ROADS- Authorities in New Roads are investigating a shooting that happened over the weekend. Witnesses say at least two people exchanged gunfire at each other during a trail riding event on Saturday. Many people were at the multi-use center with their horses. "This is not something that is usual,"... more »
  • Deputy shoots man stabbing woman

    September 26, 2015 6:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who was stabbing a woman at an East Baton Rouge home this weekend, according to the parish sheriff's office. Deputies said the woman called 911 for help Saturday afternoon. Investigators responded to her location on Maplewood Drive and... more »
  • BPRD identifies suspect in deadly N. 23rd Street shooting

    September 24, 2015 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have identified a suspect in the shooting that left a 28-year-old man dead on North 23rd Street earlier this month. 39-year-old Michael Collins is now wanted by Baton Rouge Police for his alleged role in the Sept. 14 shooting that happened in the 1700 block... more »
  • 1 dead, 1 in critical condition after Jade Avenue shooting

    September 23, 2015 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish say they're investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another man in critical condition late Tuesday evening. Deputies said they responded to the 1800 block of Jade Avenue in reference to shots fired at around 11:15 p.m.... more »
  • Sheriff: Sex offender killed by relative

    September 22, 2015 11:47 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - The sheriff of West Feliciana Parish said a relative of a registered sex offender shot and killed the man this week. Sheriff J. Austin Daniel said 30-year-old Anthony Nixon is accused of second-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Brandon Nixon. Daniel said Anthony Nixon... more »
  • One killed in W. Feliciana Parish shooting

    September 21, 2015 7:19 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. - Investigators remained tight-lipped after a reported shooting in St. Francisville Monday. Sheriff J. Austin Daniel confirmed that his deputies were investigating a shooting in which one person was dead. He said it happened around 10:30 a.m. Monday and they were questioning someone as part of... more »
  • 3 people hurt in Alabama church shooting; suspect arrested

    September 21, 2015 9:17 AM

    EAST SELMA, Al.- An Alabama prosecutor says a suspect has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting a woman, an infant and a pastor inside a church in Alabama. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says James Minter was arrested after the shooting Sunday at the Oasis Church in... more »
  • Avis Ave. shooting victim died Sunday morning

    September 20, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A man died this morning after being shot in the head Saturday evening. Kendrick Ross, 37, was found slumped over in his vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head, around 5:45 pm Saturday. Ross died at the hospital this morning,... more »
  • Three injured in Alabama church shooting

    September 20, 2015 2:36 PM

    EAST SELMA, Alabama - An Alabama prosecutor says a suspect has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting a woman, an infant and a pastor inside a church in Alabama. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says James Minter was arrested after the shooting Sunday at the Oasis Church... more »
  • Shots fired at 'Tigerland' Sunday morning

    September 20, 2015 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Tense moments in Tigerland, as people were left running from gunshots after celebrating Saturday’s win. Baton Rouge Police told News 2 that someone fired around a half dozen gunshots as bars were closing. No one was injured, but several witnesses say the crowd panicked. ... more »
  • Two injured in Perkins Road shooting

    September 20, 2015 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s investigators are looking for a gunman, who shot two men in the parking lot of a Little Ceasar’s on Perkins Road around 11 pm Saturday. The two men told deputies that they were in their car, when another car pulled in... more »
  • EBRSO makes arrest in Bayou Fountain murder

    September 18, 2015 12:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies accused a Baton Rouge man of being an accomplice to the man who shot and killed someone on Bayou Fountain this past summer. Deputies arrested 19-year-old Cesar Guerrero with being principal to first degree murder in the July 23 shooting. EBRSO said on... more »
  • Deputy on administrative leave following morning shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 17, 2015 8:19 AM

    BAKER - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies have release more information following their investigation of a Thursday morning incident where an alleged suicidal woman was held against her will by her boyfriend. Baker Police said they received a 911 call from a woman stating that a woman contacted... more »
  • Man on parole arrested after pair of shootings where someone died

    September 16, 2015 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shortly after releasing a wanted alert Wednesday night, police said they arrested a man for his role in a shooting a day before where a man was murdered. Walter Williams, 36, faces a list of charges. Investigators said he shot into a crowd of ten people... more »
  • Hammond man arrested in connection with Saturday shooting

    September 16, 2015 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General's Office says investigators have arrested a Hammond man in connection with a shooting that hospitalized a man last weekend. 26-year-old Lamarkcus Green was wanted by the Hammond Police Department for attempted murder and car theft. Investigators say Green is suspected of shooting... more »
  • Baton Rouge shooting victim identified

    September 15, 2015 8:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man who was shot and killed Tuesday evening in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said 33-year-old Walter Houston was shot in the chest during a fight between two different groups of family members at 3322 Iroquois St. A WBRZ crew on the... more »
  • Police say Delta State shooter left note of apology

    September 15, 2015 2:36 PM

    GAUTIER, Miss. - Police in Mississippi say the man suspected of shooting two people Monday on opposite ends of the state called police after what's believed to be the first shooting and said he'd shot and killed the woman he lived with. Authorities in Gautier said Shannon Lamb called... more »
  • Counseling offered after Delta State shooting

    September 15, 2015 12:53 PM

    GREENVILLE - More than 70 students, faculty and staff are attending counseling sessions at Delta State University after one of the school's professors was accused of fatally shooting a colleague on campus. Dr. Richard Houston, the university's director of counseling, said Tuesday that three large counseling sessions will be... more »
  • BRPD investigating deadly shooting on N. 23rd Street

    September 15, 2015 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened monday night. Levi Alexander, 28, was found in the 1700 block of North 23rd Street just before 11 p.m. Monday night. He had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police don't have any... more »
  • One dead after I-10 shooting

    September 13, 2015 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - One man died after being shot while driving on I-10 early Sunday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police detectives, the shooting happened around 4:15am in the 200 block of East I-10. Herbert Williams, 25, died at the hospital from sustained gunshot wounds. There... more »
  • Three brothers killed in murder-suicide check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 13, 2015 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Authorities say four men were killed in a murder-suicide early Sunday morning. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives were dispatched to a call of four men dead in the 12000 block of Talmadge Crumholt Rd around 12:30 am. The detectives found the... more »
  • 6-year-old shot in the neck with his father's gun

    September 10, 2015 9:25 PM

    PITTSBURGH, Penn. - A 6-year-old boy was shot in the neck in his home in western Pennsylvania. His older brother pulled the trigger. The 9-year-old was playing with his father's hand-gun, teasing the family dog with the laser sight. Their father was asleep. The victim's father and step-mother, Christopher and... more »
  • 21-year-old charged with murder of Baton Rouge teen

    September 10, 2015 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police charged a 21-year-old Wednesday in connection to a January shooting death of a Baton Rouge teen. Baton Rouge Police arrested Rodrick White, 21, Wednesday on Myrtle Street after officers said they received a tip. White was wanted for the murder of Naquian Robinson, 19, that... more »
  • Suspects in 2013 parade shooting change plea

    September 9, 2015 4:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Three brothers have pleaded guilty to a variety of federal drug, weapon and conspiracy charges encompassing years of gang activity, including a shooting spree that left 20 people injured at a neighborhood parade in New Orleans on Mother's Day 2013. Twenty-six-year-old Shawn Scott, 23-year-old Stanley Scott... more »
  • 1 dead, 2 wounded in New Orleans French Quarter shooting

    September 9, 2015 7:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say one man is dead and two others wounded in a French Quarter shooting. Police say that when they arrived at the scene early Wednesday morning, a 35-year-old man was found dead in the 600 block of Iberville St. They say the two men wounded... more »
  • Cincinnati campus cop's murder trial delayed; no new date

    September 8, 2015 12:50 PM

    CINCINNATI - The murder trial of a University of Cincinnati policeman who fatally shot a driver he stopped over a missing front license plate has been delayed. Ray Tensing's trial on murder and voluntary manslaughter charges in the July 19 shooting of Samuel DuBose had been scheduled for Nov. 16.... more »
  • Neighbors react to man getting shot in front of doorstep check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 3, 2015 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is ongoing after a man was shot on South Sherwood Forest near Major Oak Thursday morning. Authorities said a 33-year-old driver knocked down a light pole and swiped another vehicle before he finally stopped, facing oncoming traffic. That's when an off-duty security guard approached the... more »
  • Police say security guard shot driver after crash, fight

    September 3, 2015 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man was shot after a wreck and fight on Sherwood Forest Boulevard in Baton Rouge Thursday morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the 33-year-old driver who crashed was shot multiple times in the midsection after the incident in the 1300 block of Sherwood Forest... more »
  • Ex-student who sparked campus lockdown won't face charges

    September 1, 2015 6:44 PM

    JACKSON - Authorities won't seek criminal charges against a former Mississippi State University student who sparked a campus lockdown last Thursday. Mississippi State University officials previously said they'd file misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges against Phu-Qui Cong "Bill" Nguyen of Madison. However, Oktibbeha County Prosecutor Haley Brown says that after meeting... more »
  • Teen indicted after shooting with Livingston Parish deputies check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 1, 2015 5:45 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A Livingston Parish grand jury settled on a lesser charge Tuesday for a teen who was shot by deputies after answering the door with a shotgun in April. Investigators with Louisiana State Police say 19-year-old Matthew Peyronnin aimed a shotgun at Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies who were responding... more »
  • Officer fatally shot, prompting manhunt in northern Illinois

    September 1, 2015 1:23 PM

    FOX LAKE, Ill. - Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed. Lake County Undersheriff Raymond Rose says the officer was pursuing people described as suspicious when he was shot and killed in Fox Lake, 55 miles north of Chicago. He tells... more »
  • Gunman sought after Grambling shooting

    September 1, 2015 12:29 PM

    GRAMBLING - Authorities in Lincoln Parish are looking for a gunman who was involved in a shooting Tuesday in the town of Grambling. KTBS-TV reported the shooter fled east and wrecked north of Hideaway Park before fleeing on foot into a wooded area. The shooting did not happen... more »
  • Houston deputy shot 15 times while pumping gas

    August 31, 2015 12:05 PM

    HOUSTON - Authorities say a suburban Houston police officer who was ambushed at a gas station was shot 15 times. Shannon J. Miles appeared briefly in state District Court on Monday. He is being held without bond and was appointed two attorneys. Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said Deputy... more »
  • Shooting suspect surrendered to authorities Monday

    August 29, 2015 7:51 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A man wanted for a shooting in Livingston Parish this weekend turned himself in to authorities at the jail, the sheriff's office said Monday afternoon. Johnathan Debacco is accused of shooting a man after an argument at 32085 Burgess Road Saturday afternoon. The victim was in... more »
  • Father of shooting victim talks gun control

    August 28, 2015 4:48 PM

    ROANOKE, Va. - The father of slain TV reporter Alison Parker says he will make it his mission to try to change gun laws. Andy Parker said outside of WDBJ-TV on Friday that he supports stronger gun laws and says people at gun shows should have to a background... more »
  • Wyandotte Street shooting victim dies

    August 28, 2015 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The parish coroner said a man shot on Wyandotte Street in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday has died. Coroner Beau Clark confirmed the victim's name as Michael Howard. Police said he was shot in the 3800 block of Wyandotte near North 38th Street around 1 p.m.... more »
  • After murderous rampage, Sunset honors fallen police officer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 27, 2015 7:32 PM

    SUNSET - The small town of Sunset, located in St. Landry Parish, is trying to make sense of a murderous rampage that left a woman and a police officer dead, a store destroyed and others injured. Harrison Riley Jr. is accused of stabbing a woman to death, wounding two others... more »
  • Small town taking stock after shooting, standoff, fire

    August 27, 2015 2:35 PM

    SUNSET - People in Sunset who were affected by a deadly shooting, stabbing, and standoff with police Wednesday started assessing the damage left by the violence. Police said 35-year-old Harrison Lee Riley Jr. stabbed three women during an altercation at a home on St. Anna Street, killing Shameka Johnson.... more »
  • 1 dead in Thursday morning shooting on Curtis Street

    August 27, 2015 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that happened early Thursday morning. Authorities say 21-year-old Marlon Williams was found lying in the street in the 1800 block of Curtis Street around 5 a.m. Williams died at the scene. There are no suspects or motives at this... more »
  • Report: Suspect in rampage has criminal history

    August 27, 2015 1:06 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The suspect accused of killing a police officer and a women in St. Landry Parish Wednesday had been arrested earlier this year in Iberville Parish. KATC TV, the ABC affiliate in Lafayette near where the shooting happened, reported Harrison Lee Riley was arrested for illegal carrying of... more »
  • Funeral for fallen trooper moved to larger venue

    August 26, 2015 7:15 PM

    CALCASIEU PARISH - Louisiana State Police say there was been a change of venue for Trooper Steven Vincent Friday funeral service due to the amount of people expected to attend the service. According to LSP, the service will remain on Friday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., but will... more »
  • Sheriff: Officer shot, killed with his own gun in deadly rampage check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 26, 2015 5:57 PM

    SUNSET - Authorities released the names of the victims attacked by a suspect in a deadly, violent rampage in this usually quiet Cajun town Wednesday. Officer Henry Nelson and Shameka Johnson died. Courtney Jolivette and Surlay Johnson were taken to area hospitals following the altercation with the suspect, identified... more »
  • 2 dead, 6 wounded in 4 separate shootings in New Orleans

    August 26, 2015 7:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Authorities say two people are dead and six are wounded following four separate shootings that occurred in New Orleans within one evening. The shootings happened on Tuesday Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says the first shooting occurred around 5 p.m. when a 39-year-old man and his 2-year-old nephew were... more »
  • Relative: State trooper shooting suspect had drinking problem

    August 25, 2015 3:43 PM

    CALCASIEU PARISH - The sister-in-law of the man accused of fatally shooting a Louisiana state trooper in southwest Louisiana described him as "a good person until he started drinking." Diane Daigle said Tuesday that her brother-in-law Kevin Daigle needed help for problems but received very little. She described him... more »
  • B.R. man with long record of arrests behind bars after shooting

    August 25, 2015 1:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man with an extensive criminal record, including seven simple burglary arrests and drug possession, is behind bars after he shot a relative in the chest during an argument. 39-year-old Clayton Colborn, Jr. was taken into custody on Aug. 2 and booked on charges... more »
  • Police ID roommate of trooper shooting suspect

    August 25, 2015 12:09 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Authorities have identified the man they say lived with the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana state trooper and owned the truck he drove when the officer tried to help him. Calcasieu Parish officials said Tuesday that the man is 54-year-old Blake L. Brewer.... more »
  • Man charged with attempting to murder police officers

    August 25, 2015 12:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a man with attempted murder of a police officer after BRPD said he tried to run two officers over during a chase overnight. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the officers shot and injured St.julian Baranco, 30, of Kenner before he was arrested. McKneely said a... more »
  • Neighborhood reeling after random shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 24, 2015 7:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are still investigating a random shooting that left a trail of chaos and a woman hit by a stray bullet. Police are releasing new information about what happened along the 3900 block of Government St. The gunfire hit two cars driving down the road, and... more »
  • Man shot in leg by someone in passing car Monday

    August 24, 2015 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police tape and first responders blocked North Street near N 46th Street Monday afternoon after a man was found shot near Turner Plaza apartments. Police now have evidence markers in a lane of North St. It is very evident that this happen out next to... more »

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