January 28, 2015 9:15 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Deputies spent Wednesday night investigating yet another shooting in this usually quiet Ascension Parish community.
Witnesses told authorities they heard two shots. Deputies collected casings from the scene but did not find a shooter. No one was hit in the gunfire.
The town has become busy... more »
January 27, 2015 5:58 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - The family of Chad Nichols, one of two men killed on Latino Road Monday afternoon, thinks the gunmen were after cash and that's why they killed Nichols and one of his employees, Benny Booker.
Deputies aren't ready to pinpoint a motive as they continue to follow leads... more »
January 27, 2015 1:52 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting on Alaska Street last month.
Tyronn Collins, 21, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on a warrant issued by BRPD investigators on Tuesday.
According to law... more »
January 27, 2015 2:14 AM
NEW HOPE, MN - Authorities say two police officers were wounded in a shooting inside a suburban Minneapolis city building. Hennepin County Sheriff's Office chief deputy Mike Carlson tells KARE-TV that two officers were being sworn in inside the New Hope City Hall when a man approached and fired shots.... more »
January 26, 2015 4:09 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Two people were shot dead Monday afternoon in Donaldsonville roughly an hour before an anti-crime rally was scheduled to begin.
The shooting happened on Latino Drive off of St. Patrick Street. The sheriff's office identified the victims as Benny Booker, 29, and Chad Nichols, 37.
The... more »
January 26, 2015 11:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - A fugitive task force arrested an East Baton Rouge man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting last month in the city-parish.
U. S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force members located 22-year-old Aljerard Warner at a home on East Black Oak Drive Monday morning in Baton Rouge.... more »
January 23, 2015 11:37 AM
FORT WORTH, TX - A U.S. Army report says Fort Hood did not have a system in place that could have anticipated a deadly rampage last April that left four soldiers dead and 16 wounded. The report released Friday says there were no clear warnings that Spc. Ivan Lopez would... more »
January 22, 2015 5:37 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - A judge set bonds for three people accused in the shooting of Ascension Parish deputy at more than $1 million each.
The following bonds were set for the three, who were charged in connection with Wednesday afternoon's shooting:
* John McMullen- $1,445,589.00 * Chadwick Schwender- $1,695.589.00... more »
January 21, 2015 10:49 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Community activists announced a prayer vigil following two shootings this week and the continuing investigation into the murder of a teenager here.
"We are going to pray for the youth of Donaldsonville," organizer Tamiko Francis Garrison told WBRZ News 2 Wednesday.
Garrison and the group, Answering... more »
January 21, 2015 10:20 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - A woman helped a deputy in her home after he was shot Tuesday.
Deputy James Atkins, a five-year veteran of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, was shot in the hand while pulling over three out-of-towners wanted for shoplifting. When he tried to stop the car, one of... more »
January 21, 2015 7:12 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - An 18-year-old was arrested Wednesday evening connected to a shooting on St. Patrick Street, the second time they've investigated a shooting on this street in twenty-four hours.
Wednesday, deputies said, Allen Williams shot a 16-year-old male in the face. Tuesday, a deputy was shot by one of... more »
January 21, 2015 2:43 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies released new information on the three people charged in connection with a shooting where an Ascension deputy was hit in the hand.
Deputies charged 27-year-old Chadwick Schwender of Florida, 27-year-old Jennifer McGhee and 35-year-old John Wesley McMullen with more than a dozen crimes, including attempted... more »
January 20, 2015 11:44 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities from central Florida are headed to Ascension Parish where a man wanted for a violent robbery outside Tampa was arrested after a Louisiana sheriff's deputy was shot.
John McMullen, 35, was arrested after an hours-long run from the law following the altercation near downtown Donaldsonville Tuesday.... more »
January 20, 2015 3:17 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies apprehended a man involved in the shooting of a deputy earlier Tuesday.
A spokesperson for the department said John Wesley McMullen, 35, was taken into custody around 7:30 Tuesday evening. McMullen, who was only identified for most of the afternoon by a photograph... more »
January 19, 2015 6:18 AM
BATON ROUGE - A violent start to 2015 continued in Baton Rouge over the weekend, with several families now mourning the loss of loved ones to gun violence. Law enforcement agencies are investigating five shootings that resulted in four deaths.
David Edwards, Jr., 17, was arrested for negligent homicide... more »
January 18, 2015 6:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say the two men found dead Sunday morning killed each other.
Police believe Jamiya Owen, 38, and Jeff Baker, 34, shot and killed each other in a shootout. Witnesses say Owen and Baker knew each other and recently had a disagreement.
The... more »
January 18, 2015 10:37 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating a shooting where two men were killed.
Officials say they found two bodies at a house on Alliquippa Street near Winbourne Avenue just before 5:30 Sunday morning.
Detectives say they found one man in the yard and the other inside... more »
January 14, 2015 2:06 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Police say an Albuquerque officer has fatally shot a man who had just fired at officers. Tuesday's shooting marks the department's third this year and comes a day after Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg announced she was seeking murder charges against two officers for the March... more »
January 13, 2015 4:38 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman shot at a Baton Rouge apartment complex Tuesday afternoon is expected to survive.
The shooting happened at 650 North Ardenwood, according to Baton Rouge Police. Detectives said a 22-year-old woman was shot in the torso.
EMS transported the woman to a... more »
January 13, 2015 1:58 AM
JERUSALEM, Israel - The bodies of four Jewish victims of a Paris terror attack on a kosher supermarket have arrived in Israel for burial. The bodies were brought by plane that landed early Tuesday morning at Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport outside of Tel Aviv. The burial was to take... more »
January 12, 2015 10:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man who has arranged nearly 20 memorial services for men and women killed by gun violence arranged yet another memorial, the latest one, Monday night for his brother.
"I would have never thought in a million years that I would be arranging one of these... more »
January 11, 2015 5:49 PM
BATON ROUGE - The accidental shooting that took one man's life and put another behind bars, has some community leaders talking.
The shooting happened Saturday afternoon in the 4900 block of Jefferson Avenue.
Demarcus Rheams, 20, and Jawan Billy, 19, were in the back of a house handling... more »
January 11, 2015 10:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police identified the man who was shot and killed early Sunday morning.
Officials say Calvin Smith, 19, was lying in the parking lot of Carlins Food Mart on Plank Road near Brady street at about 1:15 a.m. He was taken to the hospital where... more »
January 10, 2015 8:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - One man is dead after what police said was an accident.
The shooting happened in the 4900 block of Jefferson Avenue, Satuday afternoon.
According to police, Demarcus Rheams, 20, and Jawan Billy, 19, was handling a gun in the back of a house when it... more »
January 9, 2015 1:31 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man wanted in connection with the city's first murder of the year.
Police said Roderick White, 20, is wanted for first degree murder and armed robbery. Investigators tied him to the killing of Naquian Robinson on Jan. 6.
Detectives... more »
January 9, 2015 2:27 AM
DAMMARTIN-EN-GOELE, France - An official in the French town where two terror suspects are holed up with a hostage near a school tells The Associated Press that phone contact has been established with the men. A lawmaker inside the command post tells French television the men "want to die as... more »
January 8, 2015 8:21 PM
LAKE CHARLES - A grand jury in Calcasieu Parish declined to indict former LSU and NFL player Brandon Winey, 36, on an attempted second-degree murder charge.
Police arrested Winey in April following the shooting that injured another former LSU player, Tahj Jones. Jones, 25, was shot after the two... more »
January 8, 2015 10:20 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 37-year-old man wounded by officers during an exchange of gunfire after a traffic stop has died. Police spokesman Hilal Williams said in a statement that officers were pulling a vehicle over around 11 p.m. Wednesday when three people inside fled. Officers chased... more »
January 8, 2015 2:11 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say an officer shot and wounded a man during an exchange of gunfire after a traffic stop. Police spokesman Hilal Williams said in a statement that officers were pulling a vehicle over around 11 p.m. Wednesday when three people inside fled. Officers chased them... more »
January 7, 2015 9:09 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a 20-year-old, wanted in connection with a shooting in December.
Christopher Thornton, 20, faces attempted first degree murder charges for the shooting in the 1400 block of North 44th Street. Police said Thornton shot at a passing car.
Two of the... more »
January 7, 2015 4:19 PM
PARIS - French police officials say they have identified three men as suspects in a deadly attack against newspaper offices that killed 12 people and shook the nation. Two officials named the suspects as Frenchmen Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi, in their early 30s, as well as 18-year-old Hamyd Mourad,... more »
January 7, 2015 3:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released a photo Wednesday of a car sought in connection with Baton Rouge's first homicide of 2015.
Baton Rouge Police said 19-year-old Naquian Robinson was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon. Investigators said the shooting happened during an attempted robbery in the 1900 block of Walnut... more »
January 2, 2015 6:38 PM
LABADIEVILLE - Deputies said they're investigating the murder of a Labadieville man whose son found him shot to death at home Friday afternoon.
The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office said Gordon Jones Sr., 63, was found around 1:30 p.m. Friday at his home on 3102 Highway 1 in Labadieville.
... more »
January 1, 2015 3:18 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man and his son have been fatally shot in Gentilly. Police spokesman Officer Frank Robertson says a 64-year-old man was killed just after noon Thursday and his 42-year-old son died later after being taken to a hospital. Robertson says officers were called out to... more »
January 1, 2015 1:40 PM
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Investigators say a police chief in Georgia reported that he accidentally shot his wife early New Year's Day. Her condition is unclear, and no charges have been filed. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Sherry Lang says Peachtree City police Chief William McCollom called 911 around 4:15... more »
December 31, 2014 2:02 AM
UPPER DARBY, PA - Police in suburban Philadelphia have shot and killed a man who posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents as he tried to use his car to run down officers trying to arrest him. The man was killed Tuesday afternoon in Upper Darby... more »
December 30, 2014 2:29 PM
HAYDEN, ID - HAYDEN, ID - Authorities say a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her concealed gun fired. The woman was shopping with several children Tuesday morning. Kootenai County sheriff's spokesman Stu Miller confirms to... more »
December 29, 2014 7:33 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are on the lookout for a man they believe was involved with a deadly shooting on Alaska Street.
Tyronn Collins, 21, is believed to be the trigger man. Officials say Roderick Carolina, 34, was found shot to death in his apartment on December 12th at... more »
December 29, 2014 3:12 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 23-year-old man was shot in the head and killed at midday on a Mid-City front porch. Police say the coroner will release the man's name after relatives are notified. The coroner's spokesman did not return a call Sunday from The Associated Press.... more »
December 29, 2014 2:05 AM
NEW YORK - New York City's police commissioner says it was "very inappropriate" for officers to turn their backs on the mayor in a sign of disrespect as he spoke at an officer's funeral. Commissioner William Bratton defended Mayor Bill de Blasio Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation." He says... more »
December 28, 2014 11:04 AM
NEW YORK - New York City's police commissioner says it was "very inappropriate" for officers to turn their backs on the mayor in a sign of disrespect as he spoke at an officer's funeral. Commissioner William Bratton appeared Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation" and defended Mayor Bill de Blasio.... more »
December 27, 2014 5:35 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A 23-year-old man was found dead Saturday on the porch of a home in New Orleans' Mid-City. Police responded to a report that a man had been shot and arrived to find the victim dead of an apparent gunshot wound to the head, police said. Police have... more »
December 27, 2014 10:54 AM
NEW YORK - Hundreds of officers standing outside the church where a funeral is being held for a New York City policeman killed in an ambush shooting have turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during the service. The reaction Saturday follows comments from police union officials who... more »
December 26, 2014 3:53 PM
GRETNA - Shoppers returned to the Gretna mall Friday where a shooter killed one person on Christmas Eve, and were greeted by tighter security throughout the property.
Extra Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies patrolled the Oakwood Center mall two days after investigators said 24-year-old James Vaughan was shot and killed... more »
December 26, 2014 2:51 PM
SHREVEPORT - A shooting in downtown Shreveport has left one man dead and two teenagers recovering from gunshot wounds. Police spokesman Bill Goodin says it happened early Friday morning at a downtown hotel parking lot. Goodin says when officers arrived they found two 16-year-olds in different parts of the lot.... more »
December 26, 2014 11:35 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help finding a Brusly man accused of shooting and killed someone during a drug deal in a Baton Rouge parking lot.
Baton Rouge Police issued an arrest warrant Friday for 22-year-old Aljerard Warner in connection with the Dec. 23 shooting on... more »
December 24, 2014 4:49 PM
GRETNA - Authorities identified the suspected gunman and victim in a deadly mall shooting late Wednesday.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies said James Vaughn, 24, was shot and killed by Gary M François, 25, at a shoe store inside the Oakwood shopping center on the Westbank of New Orleans. François... more »
December 24, 2014 3:22 PM
BERKELEY, Mo. - A mayor is pressing for calm in his St. Louis suburb after a white police officer fatally shot a black 18-year-old police say pointed a handgun at the officer. St. Louis County police on Wednesday identified the young man killed during the Berkeley encounter as Antonio Martin.... more »
December 24, 2014 3:14 PM
BATON ROUGE - Authorities said a man who shot at police officers during a chase in Baton Rouge and was shot himself is now out of the hospital and behind bars.
Sheriff's deputies booked 28-year-old Kevin Knight Wednesday on charges of attempted first-degree murder, flight from an officer, criminal... more »
December 24, 2014 10:33 AM
PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies said a man wanted in connection with an overnight homicide in Prairieville surrendered to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Wednesday morning.
Deputies said 23-year-old Kevin Sheppard is accused him of killing 22-year-old Lewis Sanchez of Denham Springs and wounding 18-year-old Joshua Perez of Gonzales.
... more »
December 24, 2014 2:56 AM
BERKELEY, MO - St. Louis County police say a man who pulled a gun and pointed it at an officer has been killed the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley, Missouri. Sgt. Brian Schellman says a police officer with the city of Berkeley was conducting a routine business check at a... more »
December 24, 2014 2:10 AM
NEW YORK - Rocker Jon Bon Jovi donned a New York Police Department T-shirt on stage. Well-wishers delivered cookies to police in Cincinnati. In Mooresville, North Carolina, officers were treated by residents to a chili dinner. At a time when many in the nation's police community feel embattled, Americans across... more »
December 24, 2014 2:06 AM
ATLANTA, GA - Atlanta police are investigating a shooting inside a movie theater in the city's Midtown neighborhood that left two people hospitalized in stable condition. Atlanta police spokesman John Chafee said in an email that a group of people were attending a movie release party at the Midtown Art... more »
December 23, 2014 10:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a Baton Rouge man shot in a grocery store parking lot Tuesday night died as a result of his injuries.
A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said 19-year-old Derrell Marquis Hayes was shot during a drug deal in the parking lot next to Choctaw Drive... more »
December 22, 2014 6:08 PM
ZACHARY - Police arrested a man they're calling a person of interest during their investigation into a drive-by shooting that left two people injured.
Police arrested Deandre Singleton on multiple bench warrants for other crimes and are speaking to him about the shooting.
The shooting happened just after... more »
December 19, 2014 10:53 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said one person was found dead after a possible attempted robbery and shooting in Baton Rouge overnight.
Investigators said Christian Allen, 22, was found dead near the road in the 2600 block of Citadel Drive.
Police said they believe someone tried to rob Allen,... more »
December 18, 2014 8:13 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- Police said they've arrested a 19-year-old after a two-hour standoff Thursday evening.
Jamel Grant, of Baton Rouge, was arrested for the incident at the corner of Foster and Martin Luther King. Police said Grant's cousin was arguing with kids in the street when he came out of... more »
December 17, 2014 6:24 AM
PENNSBURG, PA - An ex-Marine's suicide has ended a rampage that left his ex-wife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle. Authorities say 35-year-old Bradley Stone's body was found Tuesday in woods near his Pennsburg home, about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia. They... more »
December 16, 2014 3:47 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A top Pakistani official says that 84 students have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar. Pervez Khattak, the chief minister of the province where the attack is underway, says that roughly the same number of students have... more »
December 16, 2014 3:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a man who was fighting for his life after being shot multiple times early Tuesday morning has died from his injuries.
The shooting victim was identified as 35-year-old Braden Larvadain who was in a parking lot in the 1800 block of North Foster Drive... more »
December 15, 2014 12:27 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of the man who was shot in a firefight with Baton Rouge officers this weekend, as well as the officers who were involved.
A BRPD spokesperson said Kevin Knight, 28, was shot multiple times in the torso but is expected to survive.... more »
December 15, 2014 7:03 AM
ST. MARTINVILLE - St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a suspect they believe shot two women, killing one and injuring the other.
Investigators say the two victims were shot during a domestic disturbance just before 10 p.m. Sunday night. A 20-year-old woman died, while a 19-year-old suffered... more »
December 14, 2014 4:14 PM
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Police say they've arrested a 22-year-old man in the fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell. Auburn Police Capt. Will Matthews issued an agency statement Sunday afternoon that said Markale Deandra Hart of Camp Hill, Alabama, has been arrested on a felony warrant charging... more »
December 14, 2014 11:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - Six BRPD officers are on administrative leave after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night.
Baton Rouge Police spokesperson Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers responded to a domestic disturbance complaint after 9:30 p.m. on Jackson Ave.
The suspect involved fled the scene by vehicle but lost control... more »
December 13, 2014 10:16 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New federal charges have been filed against people tied to alleged gang activity, drug distribution and violence including the mass shooting at a New Orleans neighborhood parade on Mother's Day in 2013. Federal authorities said the latest version of the indictment against six alleged members of the... more »
December 13, 2014 10:07 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say a man was shot and killed just after midnight not far from downtown Baton Rouge.
It happened on North 18th street near North Street. Police say Reginald Joseph, 32, was driving his 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche when he was gunned down.
No word yet... more »
December 12, 2014 5:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said Roderick Carolina, 34, was shot and killed inside his apartment Friday afternoon.
BRPD released Carolina's name about five hours after he was found dead two blocks from LSU. District Attorney Hillar Moore and numerous police officers swarmed the scene in the 2700 block of... more »
December 12, 2014 2:58 PM
PORTLAND, OR - Police say a shooter wounded two boys and one girl outside an alternative high school in what may be a gang-related attack in Portland, Oregon. Sgt. Pete Simpson said Friday that the victims are believed to be students at Rosemary Anderson High School, which serves about 190... more »
December 10, 2014 9:51 AM
BATON ROUGE - A man accused in the Mother's Day 2013 shooting death of his former girlfriend has been acquitted by an East Baton Rouge Parish jury. Carlos Thomas, of Baton Rouge, was charged with second-degree murder in the killing of Amanda McCullough. In his closing argument Tuesday, Sean Collins... more »
December 6, 2014 6:38 PM
MARRERO - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's spokesman says a drug deal gone sour apparently prompted two men to shoot and kill each other in a moving car, which ran into a house and caught fire. Col. John Fortunato said Saturday that the passenger died with a stolen gun in his... more »
December 6, 2014 2:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies say two men are in custody after a man was killed Thursday night.
Byron Maxson, 26, was arrested Friday evening. Troy Carter Jr., 26, was captured Saturday morning and is being treated for a gunshot wound at a hospital in Hammond.... more »
December 6, 2014 1:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say one man has life threatening injuries after he was shot Friday night.
Officials say the 35-year-old victim was hit in his upper torso outside his house on Callahan Street near North Ardenwood. It happened friday at around 6:30 p.m.
He is... more »