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  • Authorities ID suspect in deadly mall shooting

    September 24, 2016 10:38 PM

    BURLINGTON - Authorities say the captured suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting is 20-year-old Arcan Cetin. Washington State Patrol Sgt. Mark Francis said via Twitter that Cetin was a resident of Oak Harbor, Washington. Authorities announced earlier that the suspect had been apprehended Saturday evening. A news conference... more »
  • Police: 8 injured, including 3-year-old in Baltimore shooting

    September 24, 2016 10:12 PM

    BALTIMORE - Baltimore police are saying there's been a shooting in that city and that several people have been injured. Police spokeswoman Nicole Monroe released an email statement Saturday night saying the shooting occurred in an eastern district of the city in Maryland. But the statement only said there were... more »
  • Charlotte police footage shows shooting of black man (Warning: Graphic Video) Play Video

    September 24, 2016 4:51 PM

    CHARLOTTE - Charlotte police released dramatic video footage Saturday that shows officers surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles to the ground. Keith Lamont Scott can be seen in police dashboard camera video backing away from his SUV with his... more »
  • Man arrested Friday in connection with April drive-by shooting

    September 24, 2016 3:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man wanted for attempted first degree murder after a drive-by shooting in April was arrested Friday. According to Baton Rouge Police, 32-year-old Albert youngblood was booked in connection with an April 11 shooting on Enterprise Street as well as other outstanding charges. ... more »
  • Authorities say 5th person dies in mall shooting

    September 24, 2016 2:13 PM

    BURLINGTON - Authorities say a fifth person has died following a shooting at a shopping mall north of Seattle. A spokesman for the Skagit County Emergency Operations Center says the unidentified male victim died early Saturday at a Seattle hospital. Four female victims died earlier following the Friday night shooting... more »
  • 4 dead in shooting at mall near Seattle

    September 24, 2016 12:09 AM

    SEATTLE - Authorities in Washington state say four people have been killed during a shooting at a mall north of Seattle and that at least one suspect remains at large. The Washington State Patrol says on Twitter that the four were shot Friday at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, about... more »
  • Argument between friends ends in gunfire on Hanks Drive

    September 23, 2016 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge man has been arrested after an argument between friends ended in a shooting early Wednesday morning. According to arrest records, the victim told Baton Rouge Police detectives that he was returning home around 12:50 a.m. Wednesday after working all day. After... more »
  • Medical examiner: Tulsa man's death a homicide

    September 23, 2016 11:31 AM

    TULSA - The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office says the man killed by a Tulsa, Oklahoma, officer died from "a penetrating gunshot wound of chest" and his death is considered a homicide. But spokeswoman Amy Elliott says a full autopsy report and toxicology results for Terence Crutcher are not yet... more »
  • Deputy claims self-defense in 6-year-old's fatal shooting

    September 23, 2016 11:20 AM

    MARKSVILLE - A deputy city marshal charged with murder after a police body camera recorded him shooting a 6-year-old boy is asking a Louisiana judge to throw out his indictment, saying he acted in self-defense by opening fire on a car driven by the boy's father. A court filing by... more »
  • Teen accused of shooting victim in head, hiding handgun

    September 22, 2016 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge teenager was arrested Thursday after they say he shot another person Sunday afternoon. According to arrest records, Baton Rouge Police officers were dispatched to Arbor Vitae Drive around 5:50 pm. Sunday in reference to a shooting inside of a home. ... more »
  • Tulsa police officer charged in man's death

    September 22, 2016 4:49 PM

    TULSA - A prosecutor in Tulsa, Oklahoma, says arrangements are being made for the surrender of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street. Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler filed a first-degree manslaughter charge Thursday against officer Betty Shelby, who shot and... more »
  • DA says deputy-involved shooting of a man was justified

    September 22, 2016 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – District Attorney Hillar Moore said that the deputies involved in a deadly officer involved shooting in February acted lawfully "to protect themselves and others." Moore stated that on Feb. 23 around 8:30 p.m., the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a woman... more »
  • Drive-by shooting in New Iberia under investigation

    September 20, 2016 9:48 PM

    NEW IBERIA - Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon on S. Hopkins St. in New Iberia. Around 2:53 p.m. deputies were called to the 600 block of S. Hopkins St. in reference to a shooting. Upon arriving, deputies found a 39-year-old... more »
  • Prosecutors: Deputy hurt others before 6-year-old boy's fatal shooting

    September 20, 2016 11:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - At a trial for one of two deputy city marshals charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy, jurors could hear testimony that the officer used excessive force on people who posed no threat. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's office argued in a court... more »
  • BRPD Homicide Unit investigating shooting off Maplewood Drive

    September 18, 2016 9:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Homicide Unit is investigating a shooting off Airline Highway Sunday night. The shooting happened at the intersection of Arbor Vitae Drive and Maplewood Drive after 8 p.m. Sunday. Baton Rouge Police said details are limited at this time, but one person... more »
  • Officers fired upon for 2nd night in a row in Philadelphia

    September 18, 2016 3:20 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Authorities say police officers came under fire in Philadelphia for the second night in a row, but no one was injured. Police say officers noticed a 19-year-old man apparently smoking marijuana shortly before midnight Saturday in an area of central Philadelphia packed with restaurants, shops and clubs. Officers... more »
  • 2 dead after shooting at community event in Washington DC

    September 18, 2016 1:21 PM

    WASHINGTON - Police say two people have been killed and seven injured after a shooting at a community event in the nation's capital. The shootings occurred Saturday a little after 8 p.m. during a community concert in the Anacostia/Barry Farm area of Southeast Washington. Metropolitan Police on Sunday identified the... more »
  • Anti-cop note left before deadly shooting spree

    September 17, 2016 3:57 PM

    PHILADELPHIA -Philadelphia police have identified a suspect shot and killed after officials said he ambushed one officer and injured another before killing a woman and wounding three other people during an overnight shooting spree. Commissioner Richard Ross said 25-year-old Nicholas Glenn "was hell-bent on hurting a lot of people." He... more »
  • Police investigating late night shooting near Baton Rouge nightclub

    September 17, 2016 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting outside of a nightclub that sent three people to the hospital. A BRPD spokesperson says it happened last night in a parking lot near the Allure Nightclub on Bennington Avenue. Three people were transported to the hospital, two with non-life... more »
  • Police: Man with meat cleaver shot by officers after attack

    September 16, 2016 12:42 PM

    NEW YORK - A man who was shot by police on a crowded New York City street after he struck an off-duty detective with a meat cleaver was initially stopped because he was trying to remove a boot from a vehicle that he was apparently living in, authorities said. The... more »
  • Trial in shooting death of retired Saints player delayed

    September 15, 2016 12:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The trial date has been pushed back for the suspect in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. Jury selection for the second-degree murder trial of Cardell Hayes is now set for Dec. 1, with opening statements scheduled for Dec. 5. The trial... more »
  • 3 injured in shooting Tuesday night; police searching for suspect

    September 13, 2016 11:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday night around 10 p.m. in the 2800 block of Erie Street that injured three people. The victims, one 35-year-old man, one 54-year-old woman and one 61-year-old man were hit while standing outside at the location. Family... more »
  • Police: Florida man killed after asking if bulletproof vest works

    September 11, 2016 4:54 PM

    TAMPA, Fla. - Police say a Florida man asking if a bulletproof vest "still worked" was fatally shot by his cousin. A Tampa Police report says 23-year-old Joaquin Mendez put on the vest late Saturday and "wondered aloud whether it still worked." Police say his cousin, 24-year-old Alexandro Garibaldi, pulled... more »
  • Girlfriend charged with negligent homicide in shooting death of boyfriend

    September 11, 2016 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman was arrested and charged with negligent homicide this morning in the shooting death of her boyfriend. Around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Larriana Hughes said she returned to Christopher Payne's residence after receiving a text message following an argument from earlier in the day, according to... more »
  • Deputy: Police chief investigated over gun sales

    September 8, 2016 5:44 PM

    BAY ST. LOUIS - A sheriff's deputy says a Mississippi police chief killed himself soon after learning that authorities were investigating allegations that he illegally sold city-owned firearms. Hancock County Chief Deputy Don Bass told The Associated Press on Friday that Bay St. Louis police chief Mike DeNardo illegally sold... more »
  • On retirement, Dallas police chief says 'it's time to go'

    September 8, 2016 1:13 PM

    DALLAS - Dallas Police Chief David Brown says he's retiring because, "it's time to go," but he's not saying what he'll do next. Brown became the face of a city reeling from tragedy after a sniper killed five law enforcement officers during a July 7 protest against police brutality. He... more »
  • Sheriff: School shooter was 14-year-old freshman

    September 8, 2016 11:19 AM

    ALPINE, Texas -Authorities say the girl who shot and injured a female student at a West Texas high school was 14-year-old freshman. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson said during a news conference Thursday afternoon that a motive behind the shooting at Alpine High School remains unclear. Dodson says the 14-year-old... more »
  • Wife of slain Baton Rouge officer announces pregnancy

    September 8, 2016 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The wife of an officer killed in a lone gunman's ambush in Baton Rouge in July has announced that she's pregnant. Dechia Gerald said she believes she conceived just five days before her husband, 41-year-old Officer Matthew Gerald, died in the line of duty. Gerald, Officer Montrell... more »
  • Man injured during officer-involved shooting in Plaquemine dies

    September 7, 2016 6:16 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – A man has died after being injured during an officer-involved shooting in Plaquemine that took place on Aug. 11. According to Louisiana State Police, the man involved in the shooting was 54-year-old Tommy Seneca. Seneca was injured after deputies responded to a shots fired call at a... more »
  • Last hospitalized Orlando shooting survivor discharged

    September 7, 2016 11:09 AM

    ORLANDO - Officials at an Orlando, Florida, hospital say the only survivor of the Pulse nightclub massacre who was still hospitalized has been released. Orlando Health announced on its verified Twitter account Tuesday afternoon that all 35 victims who had been hospitalized at Orlando Regional Medical Center have now been... more »
  • Police respond to shots fired at Memorial Stadium

    September 2, 2016 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to calls of shots fired at Memorial Stadium on North 17th Street in Baton Rouge. The calls come as the stadium hosts the McKinley-Scotlandville High School football game. Police say there are currently no injuries. This is a developing story, and... more »
  • Dallas chief who oversaw response to sniper attack to retire

    September 1, 2016 2:58 PM

    DALLAS - Dallas Police Chief David Brown, who oversaw the response to a July sniper attack that killed five officers, has announced his retirement. Brown issued a statement Thursday saying he will retire Oct. 22 after 33 years with Dallas police. He was not immediately available for additional comment. Brown... more »
  • Filling police vacancies is latest struggle for Ferguson

    September 1, 2016 11:22 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Two years after Michael Brown's shooting death put a national spotlight on Ferguson police, the suburban St. Louis city is struggling to maintain the number of officers it needs. The department is facing 13 vacancies. It's down to a staff of 36 compared with 55 in 2014.... more »
  • Man killed, trooper wounded in New Orleans shooting

    August 21, 2016 9:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are searching for two suspects after two separate officer involved shootings ended in one man dead and a Louisiana State Trooper shot in his arm. According to a WWLTV report, the incidents happened Sunday evening near the intersection of Law and New Orleans streets. ... more »
  • 19-year-old found shot in the head in Ponchatoula

    August 21, 2016 2:02 PM

    PONCHATOULA - A 19-year-old was found shot in the head by family members and police are looking for leads in the case. The murder was reported Sunday, although it happened Friday, news partner ActionNews17.com posted on its website. The unidentified male was found on Methvin Drive when family members... more »
  • Baton Rouge's summer of grief: Shootings, unrest, now floods

    August 19, 2016 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims of catastrophic floods in Louisiana's capital city say they've seen people pull together - white and black, officers and civilians - in ways that give hope amid a summertime string of tragedies. It's been a summer of pain in greater Baton Rouge, a city rocked by... more »
  • Firefighter injured in accidental shooting on Greenwell Springs Rd.

    August 15, 2016 7:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An out-of-town firefighter's gun accidentally fired Monday, possibly during a rescue, and injured another firefighter, according to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, the incident happened at 9003 Greenwell Springs Road Monday afternoon. Hicks said details are... more »
  • BRPD investigating Sunday morning shooting on Rembrandt

    August 14, 2016 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead late Sunday morning in Baton Rouge. 22-year-old Jered McCalope was found in a parking lot in the 6700 block of Rembrandt Avenue around 11:30 a.m. suffering from a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead... more »
  • Rio authorities step up security after bus windows shattered

    August 10, 2016 3:17 PM

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Military police in Rio de Janeiro are stepping up security after projectiles struck a bus carrying journalists to the main Olympic Park, the organizing committee for the games said. While authorities said it was not immediately clear what struck the bus, a retired U.S. Air Force... more »
  • Baltimore police chief: Some officers fired

    August 10, 2016 11:19 AM

    BALTIMORE - Baltimore's police commissioner says biased law enforcement tactics won't be tolerated, adding that the department has already fired some officers who committed some of the most egregious violations found during a Justice Department investigation. Kevin Davis said during a news conference Wednesday that biased police tactics won't... more »
  • Authorities to talk about accidental shooting during exercise

    August 10, 2016 9:52 AM

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida plan to hold a news conference Thursday morning to talk about the shooting death of a 73-year-old woman during a police demonstration. Retired librarian Mary Knowlton assumed the role of the officer during a "shoot/don't shoot" exercise when she was hit by... more »
  • Deputy charged with murder asks if witnesses were hypnotized

    August 10, 2016 9:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One of two Marksville deputy city marshals charged with murder after the shooting and killing of a 6-year-old boy wants state prosecutors to disclose whether any of their witnesses were hypnotized to elicit trial testimony. In a court filing dated last Friday, the lawyer for Norris... more »
  • Person stabbed in uncooperative situation Monday

    August 8, 2016 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police responded to a reported stabbing Monday afternoon. The incident happened at the intersection of North 36 Street and Zion Street around 4 p.m. Monday. Authorities were later dispatched to a shooting but police said a victim was actually stabbed but the investigation ran into roadblocks... more »
  • Councilwoman renews call for police residency requirement Play Video

    August 7, 2016 11:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Almost 900 officers are on the Baton Rouge Police force, but according to Metro-Councilmember Chauna Banks, 45 percent of them don't live in East Baton Rouge Parish. "During this troubling time where there's absolutely a distrust between our law enforcment and our citizens, the only way... more »
  • Young man killed while playing Pokemon at tourist attraction

    August 7, 2016 11:04 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A college student has been shot to death while playing "Pokemon Go" at a tourist attraction in San Francisco. Authorities say 20-year-old Calvin Riley was shot Saturday night by an unknown assailant at Aquatic Park near Ghiradelli Square. The U.S. Park police and local homicide detectives are... more »
  • Deputy Nick Tullier's family: We're waiting for God's miracle

    August 2, 2016 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There has been no change in the condition of injured sheriff's deputy Nick Tullier, his father, James, posted in a message on Facebook overnight. "No better but no worse. So that's not a bad thing," he wrote. The message was shared to a public page set... more »
  • Nation of Islam calls for new boycotts in Baton Rouge Play Video

    July 30, 2016 11:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The regional group of the Nation of Islam held the "Justice or Else Coalition" town hall meeting in Baton Rouge Saturday afternoon. Keynote speaker, Dr. Robert Muhammad spoke about the gunmen behind the July 17 ambush of law enforcement on Airline Highway. "These people who... more »
  • Army report: Grenade found in room of Dallas gunman in 2014

    July 30, 2016 3:04 PM

    DALLAS - An Army report says the reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014. The report released Friday was from Army officials investigating a sexual harassment complaint against Micah Johnson. It includes new details about an... more »
  • Man dies after shooting on West Brookstown Drive

    July 29, 2016 2:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has died following a shooting that took place on Tuesday on West Brookstown Drive. Raymond Bailey, 24, died from gunshot injuries on Thursday night, according to BRPD. Police responded to the 4400 block of West Brookstown Drive around 10:30 p.m. and found Bailey lying... more »
  • Officer in critical condition to undergo more surgery Friday

    July 29, 2016 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Corporal Nick Tullier, one of the officers injured during the July 17th shooting, is set to undergo another surgery on Friday. Tullier was shot in the head and torso and has remained in the hospital in critical condition since the shooting took place. The surgery is... more »
  • Police: San Diego officers shot in traffic stop

    July 29, 2016 12:18 PM

    SAN DIEGO - San Diego's police chief says the fatal shooting of a police officer and wounding of a second occurred during a traffic stop. Chief Shelley Zimmerman says the gang suppression officers reported they were making the stop shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday and almost immediately radioed for emergency... more »
  • UPDATE: One officer dead, another expected to survive following shooting in San Diego

    July 29, 2016 4:27 AM

    SAN DIEGO - One police officer has died and another is expected to survive following surgery after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood, authorities said early Friday. The San Diego Police Department gave an update on the officers on its Twitter account, but offered no additional details. The shooting... more »
  • BRPD investigating shooting after body found on Iroquois Street

    July 28, 2016 10:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting death after the body of a man was found in the roadway on Wednesday morning. 29-year-old Cortdarryl Armstrong’s body was located at around 6:30 on the morning of July 28 in the 3900 block of Iroquois Street. Detectives have yet... more »
  • Financial help coming to families of fallen law enforcement heroes Play Video

    July 27, 2016 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Financial help is coming for the families of the three fallen law enforcement officers who lost their lives ten days ago. Today, the Law Enforcement Survivor Benefit Board convened to approve death benefits for the families of Matthew Gerald, Montrell Jackson, and Brad Garafola. Each family will receive... more »
  • Slain officers' relatives to get $250K in survivor benefits

    July 27, 2016 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Families of the three law enforcement officers who were shot and killed outside a Baton Rouge convenience store are each due to receive $250,000 in survivor benefits under a state law. A four-member state board that includes Attorney General Jeff Landry voted Wednesday to give its preliminary... more »
  • Charges dropped against three remaining officers in Freddie Gray death

    July 27, 2016 11:22 AM

    BALTIMORE - Prosecutors have dropped the remaining charges against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction. Gray was a black man who was critically injured in the back of a police van in April 2015. Prosecutors' decision... more »
  • Mother of July 17 gunman claims body ahead of Arkansas funeral

    July 26, 2016 2:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The body of the lone gunman that killed three Baton Rouge officers on July 17 was released to family on Tuesday. Gavin Long's remains were claimed by his mother, Corine Woodley, and were released to a funeral home in Covington. An Arkansas funeral home is... more »
  • Donaldsonville man sentenced in manslaughter case

    July 26, 2016 11:35 AM

    GONZALES - A 28-year-old man has received a 12-year prison sentence in the shooting death of a Donaldsonville man. Shawn Broom, also of Donaldsonville, pleaded guilty April 26 to manslaughter in the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Michael Stewart on the porch of Donaldsonville home more than a year ago. Broom... more »
  • Man shot in head on Weller Street, in stable condition

    July 26, 2016 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities responded to a shooting in the 2700 block of Weller Street near Aliquippa Street. According to authorities, a man at the location was grazed in the head by a gunshot. The man, according to authorities, was transported by EMS from the scene in stable condition.... more »
  • Congressional committee seeks gunman's VA record

    July 25, 2016 7:20 PM

    ST. MARYS, Kan. - The chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Veterans Affairs has requested medical records from the Department of Veterans Affairs for the former Marine who killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Florida Rep. Jeff Miller sent a letter dated July 21 to... more »
  • Authorities: 2 killed, 17 shot at Florida nightclub

    July 25, 2016 5:34 AM

    FORT MYERS, Fla. - Officials say two people have been killed and at least 17 wounded in a shooting outside a nightclub in Florida early Monday morning. Lee Memorial Health System says in a press release that 16 victims ranging in age from 12 to 27 started arriving at... more »
  • AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

    July 23, 2016 9:31 PM

    A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows Americans increasingly favor making gun laws tougher by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months. But it also shows pessimism that change will happen anytime soon. Nearly two-thirds of respondents expressed support for stricter laws, with majorities... more »
  • PHOTOS: Funeral and procession for Deputy Brad Garafola

    July 23, 2016 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Cameras captured powerful moments Saturday afternoon as family, friends and colleagues gathered at Istrouma Baptist Church to pay respects for Deputy Brad Garafola. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola was laid to rest Saturday afternoon at Greenoaks Funeral Home in Baton Rouge. Garafola's body... more »

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