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  • Three dead after Sunday morning shooting

    August 2, 2015 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a shooting that left three men dead early Sunday morning in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police said the shooting happened around 1:00 a.m. on the 2300 block of Jefferson Ave. "All of a sudden I started hearing gunshots. I dropped down on... more »
  • Christmas Eve murder suspect trial set

    August 1, 2015 11:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Gary Francois, accused of gunning down another man in a suburban New Orleans shopping mall on Christmas Eve, will go to trial Nov. 3. State District Judge Lee Faulkner of Gretna set the date Friday for Francois after denying a defense motion to prevent the jury from... more »
  • Colorado shooting judge holds protester in contempt

    July 30, 2015 7:42 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - The judge in the Colorado shooting case has sentenced a woman to three weeks in jail for interrupting the lead prosecutor during closing arguments in the latest stage of the penalty phase. Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. found Deborah Cave in contempt, saying her outburst Thursday... more »
  • Two houses shot up in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman says people shot up her house early Thursday morning in Baton Rouge, because they were trying to kill her son. The shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. on Ingram Drive in the Glen Oaks area. One house was riddled with at least 15 bullet holes, and... more »
  • Lafayette releases chilling 911 recordings, officer dashcam video from shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 3:42 PM

    LAFAYETTE- Chilling 911 calls for help from people inside a movie theater when a gunman opened fire last week were released Thursday afternoon. "He shot right at people," a caller gasping for breath told an emergency operator. The operator asked how many shots the caller heard, who responded "six... more »
  • Thousands attend memorial service for theater shooting victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 29, 2015 11:55 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Call it a mega-vigil, two-thousand people attended a community event to remember the victims of the deadly mass shooting at a movie theater here last week. RIGHT NOW: community prayer service underway in #Lafayette two thousand seat sanctuary is full @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/J1NDF0OWVc — Brett Buffington (@BrettBuffington)... 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 »
  • Los Angeles leaders outlaw high-capacity gun magazines

    July 29, 2015 11:21 AM

    LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban the possession of high-capacity gun magazines following deadly mass shootings nationwide. Tuesday's 12-0 vote closes a loophole in state law that banned the manufacture and sale of magazines holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition - but not... more »
  • Jindal back on campaign trail

    July 28, 2015 1:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal is back on the campaign trail, taking jabs at Hillary Clinton on Twitter Tuesday. Jindal, who suspended his presidential campaign after the deadly theater shooting in Lafayette last week, criticized Clinton's refusal to take a stance on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.... more »
  • Teen stable after shooting Tuesday morning

    July 28, 2015 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A teen is in stable condition after a shooting in Baton Rouge Tuesday morning, according to authorities. The shooting happened at 5714 S. Sunset Hill Avenue around 11:30 a.m. EMS said one person was taken to a local hospital. Police are on the scene of... more »
  • Watch our Monday theater shooting coverage

    July 28, 2015 12:21 AM

    Our coverage Monday contained various angles as dispatch recordings from first responders were released and mourners buried the two victims who were killed in the Lafayette movie theater shooting. Mayci Breaux funeral Breaux remembered for serving the community at service in Franklin. Jillian Johnson service was standing... more »
  • Gabby Giffords wants to meet with Jindal over theater shooting

    July 27, 2015 10:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband, Captain Mark Kelly, have asked to meet with Governor Bobby Jindal to discuss the movie theater shooting in Lafayette. "Gabby and I agree that states can and must do more to keep guns from falling into the wrong hands.... more »
  • With Monday evening release, only 2 shooting victims remain in hospital

    July 27, 2015 8:33 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Another person injured in a movie theater shooting here was released from the hospital Monday evening. The patient was released from Lafayette General, police said. Earlier, doctors had listed the patient in "good condition." Their name was not released. As of this post, only two people... more »
  • Judge says she did not involuntarily commit theater gunman

    July 27, 2015 6:09 PM

    CARROLLTON, Ga. - A judge in Georgia is correcting the record about a mental health evaluation of the man who killed two people and himself inside a Louisiana movie theater last week. The family of John Russell Houser obtained a protective order against him in 2008 after their lawyer... 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 »
  • Memorial grows outside theater check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 27, 2015 3:41 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Slowly, things are starting to settle into normalcy almost four days after John Russell Houser opened fire in a movie theater here. Monday afternoon, the police command center drove away. The large, RV-type vehicle had been parked in the usually crowded parking lot of The Grand movie... more »
  • Colorado jury asked about Louisiana movie attack

    July 27, 2015 11:55 AM

    CENTENNIAL - Jurors deciding whether Colorado theater shooter James Holmes should be sentenced to death or life in prison are being questioned about whether the deadly theater shooting last week in Louisiana might influence them. Holmes' lawyers asked Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. on Monday to poll jurors about whether... 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 »
  • Funerals begin for Lafayette shooting victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 27, 2015 9:38 AM

    LAFAYETTE- Funeral services for the two women killed in the Lafayette movie theater shooting will be held on Monday. A night at the movies turned tragic when 59-year-old John Houser opened fire inside the theater, killing two people and injuring nine others before killing himself. Jillian Johnson, 33,... more »
  • Public safety concerns after Lafayette shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Wakes Sunday for theater shooting victims

    July 26, 2015 2:48 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Services for the two people killed Thursday in the Grand Theatre Lafayette shooting were scheduled for Sunday. The viewing for Jillian Johnson started Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers in Lafayette and will continue until 6 p.m. Visitation will continue Monday at... more »
  • Three shot outside Baton Rouge club check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 26, 2015 1:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said three people were shot when someone opened fire outside a Baton Rouge club overnight. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said just before 2 a.m. police were called to Club Bella Noche on Plank Road after they were told someone had started shooting. When they arrived... more »
  • Jindal calls for more mental illness gun laws after shooting

    July 26, 2015 12:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal said Sunday more states should have laws which would stop people with a history of mental illness from purchasing guns. The governor made the comments on a national Sunday morning talk show in the wake of a deadly movie theater shooting in Lafayette... more »
  • ACLU says Jindal executive order misguided

    July 26, 2015 11:45 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Civil liberty advocates warn that Governor Bobby Jindal's executive order to ban protesting at the funerals for two Lafayette movie theater shooting victims may violate the First Amendment. The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana said Sunday Jindal's intentions were honorable, but his order was "misguided." ... more »
  • Theater gunman built reputation as an angry provocateur

    July 25, 2015 4:30 PM

    In 2014, facing eviction from his Alabama home, John Russell Houser set out to make sure no one else could ever live in that house. The new owners found Houser had it booby-trapped: the gas starter tube in the fireplace was twisted out and ignited, the logs removed. Houser had... more »
  • Shooting victims remembered in memorial services check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 25, 2015 12:22 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Two young women were memorialized with flowers, candles, and prayers on Friday evening. Jillian Johnson and Mayci Breaux were killed in a shooting at The Grand movie theater in Lafayette. Jillian Johnson, 33, was a businesswoman with shops in Lafayette and New Orleans. Flowers and loving notes adorned... more »
  • First responders describe the aftermath in the theater shooting in Lafayette check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 24, 2015 11:39 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Two teachers inside the movie theater are being celebrated as heroes for pulling a fire alarm inside the theater after the shooter started firing. Both women were shot, and are recovering, and could be a reason emergency units responded as fast as they did. First Responders... more »
  • Movie theater victims remembered for zeal to change the world check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 24, 2015 6:39 PM

    LAFAYETTE- The pain in the air in the City of Lafayette was palpable Friday. Across the city, state and nation people mourned for the victims in Thursday's movie massacre. The shooting claimed the lives of 21-year old Mayci Breaux and 33-year old Jillian Johnson. Tears of sadness moistened... 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 »
  • Westboro BC to picket funerals for Lafayette victims

    July 24, 2015 1:37 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The controversial Westboro Baptist Church has announced via its Twitter account that the group will protest outside of the funerals of Lafayette theater shooting victims Mayci Breaux and Jillian Johnson. The church is known for picketing funerals of American service members and victims of mass shootings. ... more »
  • Jindal suspends presidential campaign after shooting

    July 24, 2015 1:01 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Governor Bobby Jindal said he is suspending his presidential campaign activities in the wake of a deadly shooting at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette. Jindal made the announcement while appearing on Fox and Friends. He did not say how long he would remain off the campaign trail.... more »
  • Artist, student killed in Lafayette theater shooting

    July 24, 2015 10:30 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana State Police released the names of two women killed in a shooting at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette overnight. LSP said 21-year-old Mayci Breaux of Franklin died at the scene, while 33-year-old Jillian Johnson of Lafayette died from her injuries at a local hospital. According... more »
  • Gunman had ties to white supremacists

    July 24, 2015 8:47 AM

    LAFAYETTE - As the pieces of his past come together, investigators are getting a clearer picture of the man who police said opened fire on a Lafayette theater crowd Thursday night and killed two people. Louisiana State Police said 59-year-old John Russell Houser shot and killed two women and... more »
  • Official: Church shooting suspect to face hate crime charge

    July 22, 2015 12:41 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - An official says the man accused of slaying nine black church members in Charleston will soon face a federal charge. An official close to the case tells The Associated Press that a grand jury will indict 21-year-old Dylann Roof on Wednesday on a federal hate crime charge.... more »
  • New details recount soldiers' reaction in Chattanooga shooting

    July 22, 2015 12:37 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The FBI says a military service member opened fire on the Chattanooga gunman after he crashed through the gates of a military facility there. Ed Reinhold, the FBI's special agent in charge in Knoxville, said during a news conference Wednesday that a service member fired at... more »
  • Penalty phase for Colorado theater shooter begins Wednesday

    July 22, 2015 8:03 AM

    CENTENNIAL, CO.- The penalty phase begins today in the trial of Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes, who was convicted earlier this month of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others. Jurors quickly rejected Holmes' claim that he was legally insane when he opened fire in Aurora, Colorado in July... more »
  • Teen killed, 4-year-old shot in New Orleans

    July 21, 2015 5:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police said a teen died and a four-year-old was hurt in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in New Orleans. Officer Frank Robertson with NOPD said the shooting happened around 3 p.m. at a home in the 6000 block of Boeing Street. Robertson said both victims were... more »
  • Obama orders flags at half-staff for Chattanooga victims

    July 21, 2015 1:07 PM

    WASHINGTON, D. C. - The U.S. flag atop the White House is flying at half-staff in remembrance of five service members who were killed in last week's Chattanooga, Tennessee shooting. President Barack Obama issued an order Tuesday to lower the flag, following similar moves at the U.S. Capitol and even... more »
  • Murdered man found in car crashed on church property Play Video

    July 21, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning in Baton Rouge. Police responded to a crash around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning near Hundred Oaks Avenue at Acadian. One man was found dead in a car that had run off the road. Investigators say the man... more »
  • 2 injured in double shooting near Canal Street

    July 20, 2015 2:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An early afternoon shooting involving an AK-47 assault rifle injured two men near Canal Street in New Orleans Monday. A Tulane doctor who was driving the area was also injured when his car was slammed into by a vehicle driven by one of the fleeing suspects.... more »
  • Indictment links 2 rappers to shots into Lil Wayne's buses

    July 17, 2015 12:45 PM

    ATLANTA - An indictment says a man charged with shooting into Lil Wayne's tour buses on a Georgia highway called cellphones linked to two rival rappers before and after the gunfire. Jimmy Carlton Winfrey is charged with aggravated assault, racketeering and other crimes. The indictment says the gunshots following Lil... more »
  • Marines killed in Chattanooga shooting identified

    July 17, 2015 12:18 PM

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Family members and military colleagues identified all four of the Marines killed in shootings at Tennessee military facilities Thursday. A Massachusetts Marine company identified Gunnery Sgt. Thomas sullivan of Springfield, Mass. on social media . Family members identified a second victim, Lance Cpl. Skip Wells... more »
  • Army Chief: Security at recruiting posts will be reviewed

    July 17, 2015 11:14 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Army's top officer says security at military recruiting and reserve centers will be reviewed, but it's too early to say whether the facilities should have security guards or other increased protection. Gen. Ray Odierno, chief of staff of the Army, tells reporters that arming troops in those... more »
  • Gunman identified after four Marines killed in Tennessee

    July 16, 2015 12:26 PM

    CHATTANOOGA, TN - The death toll in the Chattanooga shootings includes four U.S. Marines and the sole gunman believed responsible, according to city Mayor Andy Berke. The FBI confirmed the identity of the suspected shooter as 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez. He was believed to have been born in Kuwait,... more »
  • Judge sets trial for suspect in Charleston church shooting

    July 16, 2015 11:12 AM

    CHARLESTON - The man accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last month will stand trial next July. Circuit Judge J.C. Nicholson set a July 11, 2016, trial date for Dylann Roof, who sat quietly during a 25-minute hearing Thursday morning. Public defender Ashley Pennington said he... more »
  • Shots fired in New Orleans Walmart parking lot, no injuries reported

    July 14, 2015 5:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Three shots were fired by an Orleans Parish deputy as he was in pursuit of a shoplifter at a Walmart in Algiers Tuesday afternoon. The sheriff's office says the incident happened in the 4000 block of Behrman place before 3 p.m. when a deputy working detail... more »
  • Man arrested in deadly shooting at BREC park

    July 14, 2015 1:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a man of shooting and killing someone he got into a fight with Monday night in in Baton Rouge. BRPD charged 22-year-old Trestan Coats with manslaughter and illegal use of a weapon after the shooting around 7:50 p.m. Monday. Investigators said Coats and... more »
  • Killer sought after man shot multiple times outside apartment

    July 14, 2015 9:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating the shooting death of a 23-year-old man. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said a release that Kerry Green was found shot multiple times outside of the Elm Grove Apartments early Tuesday morning. Green died at the scene. Coppola says detectives have no motive... 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 »
  • Police: 2 shot, 1 dead in north Baton Rouge

    July 11, 2015 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say two people were shot in north Baton Rouge. It happened on Baranco street near Scenic highway at around 9:20 p.m. Saturday. Jovan Dumas, 31, died on the scene. A second victim, 29 year old male, was also injured during the shooting,... more »
  • Jury convicts Baton Rouge man in 2011 drug deal shooting

    July 11, 2015 1:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A Baton Rouge man has been convicted of murder and attempted murder in a 2011 drug-related shooting in the Spanish Town area. An East Baton Rouge Parish jury on Friday convicted 29-year-old Cardale Green of second-degree murder in the killing of 28-year-old Derrick Casey and attempted... more »
  • Donaldsonville man arrested in home invasion, shooting

    July 10, 2015 1:12 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Donaldsonville man Friday wanted in connection to a home invasion earlier this week. According to APSO, 22-year-old Morris Miles was arrested Friday after deputies received a tip that Miles was at a residence in Donaldsonville shortly before 11 a.m. Miles was... more »
  • Donaldsonville man wanted in home invasion, shooting

    July 9, 2015 4:29 PM

    GEISMAR - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are looking for a Donaldsonville man wanted in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping earlier this week. Deputies say they were dispatched to a residence on Anderson Road in Geismar where there were reports of multiple shots fired. Investigators identified 22-year-old... 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 »
  • Police make arrest in attempted murder case

    July 8, 2015 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said the suspect in a shooting earlier this week surrendered Wednesday to detectives in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said 27-year-old Travis Thomas surrendered to charges of second-degree attempted murder, illegal use of a weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm.... more »
  • Baltimore police: 3 dead in shooting near university campus

    July 8, 2015 8:54 AM

    BALTIMORE- Baltimore police say four people have been shot, three fatally, near the University of Maryland, Baltimore, campus. Detective Rashawn Strong said in a statement early Wednesday that officers responded Tuesday night to a shooting reported in a residential neighborhood blocks from the campus near downtown. Strong says officers found... more »
  • State Police release sketch of suspect in altercation case

    July 7, 2015 6:42 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - State Police released a sketch of a man connected to an altercation with a trooper last week where gunfire was exchanged. Troopers said the man in the sketch was driving the vehicle a trooper pulled over when there was a struggle and the passenger in the stopped... 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 »
  • Nearly 30 people wounded in overnight shootings

    July 5, 2015 2:43 PM

    CHICAGO - Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago. At least 27 other people were wounded in overnight shootings. Police say 7-year-old Amari Brown was shot after someone opened fire... more »
  • Deputies say deadly shooting was justified check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 29, 2015 12:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a man shot and killed someone who was trying to rob him at gunpoint early Monday morning in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said they were called to the 13900 block of Azalea Park Avenue around 1:30 a.m. for reports of a shooting.... more »
  • Community uses "Pack the Park" to stand against violence

    June 27, 2015 7:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens from the community showed up to the annual Pack the Park rally at Gus Young Park. Supporters of the anti violence event told News Two that they're hoping less and less violence will go on as the community makes an effort to come together. ... more »

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