December 12, 2013 10:19 PM
BATON ROUGE- Three people have been arrested in connection with a violent shootout in the southeast part of the city.
Deputies said Thursday, Aaron Hargrove, Demarcus James, and Patrick Anderson face charges for the shooting that happened Wednesday morning in the Gardere area.
Investigators believe James shot and... more »
December 12, 2013 3:18 PM
BATON ROUGE- Two men from Prarieville, wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge, have been arrested.
The shooting, that left one man dead and another injured, happened Wednesday morning around 5 a.m. at 9143 Pecan Drive.
Detectives found 22 year-old Jared Vincent dead inside his... more »
December 11, 2013 7:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're continuing to investigate a deadly shooting that happened early Wednesday morning in East Baton Rouge Parish.
A department spokesperson said one person died and another person was injured in the shooting, which happened around 5 a.m. at 9143 Ridge Pecan Drive.
... more »
December 4, 2013 2:36 PM
HARTFORD, Conn.- Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming. The operators urge the people inside the school to take cover as they reach out to town officials and... more »
December 3, 2013 10:46 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A woman charged with shooting and killing a fellow Alabama football fan moments after the Iron Bowl has been released from jail. Shelby County jail records show 28-year-old Adrian Laroze Briskey of Birmingham is out on $75,000 bond. Briskey is charged with murder in the killing of 36-year-old... more »
November 25, 2013 2:09 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - A report on the Newtown school shooting says that the gunman had an obsession with mass murders but that investigators did not discover any evidence he had indicated to others an intention to carry out such a crime. The summary of the investigation by Connecticut State's Attorney... more »
November 22, 2013 6:19 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man who they said was shot to death and found in a canal in Baton Rouge Friday morning.
Investigators said Kenneth Barton, 35, of Jackson, La. was shot during a break-in at a home on Cedar Avenue. A neighbor who... more »
November 21, 2013 4:31 PM
WALKER- Less than 24 hours after 22-year old Jessie Gordon shot and killed himself as law enforcement tried to arrest him, his grandmother detailed his troubled past.
"He had just started getting into trouble again," Loraine Murtishaw said.
Murtishaw was horrified to learn her grandson killed himself as... more »
November 21, 2013 5:03 AM
BATON ROUGE - Investigators are on the scene of a shooting involving two officers at a local hotel.
A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says authorities arrived at the Magnuson Hotel off Airline Hwy. early Thursday to serve warrants to an unidentified man when he opened... more »
November 21, 2013 2:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - Authorities and emergency responders are on the scene of an incident at a local motel where possible shots were fired.
It happened just after 1 a.m. Thursday off Airline Hwy. near I-12.
No other details have been released at this time.
Stay tuned for... more »
November 18, 2013 8:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting in the north Baton Rouge area that sent one person to the hospital Sunday.
It happened around 6 p.m. at a gas station on Scenic Hwy. near Plank Road.
Police say the victim was transported in a private vehicle to... more »
November 14, 2013 6:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - It's been eight months since a jury found Mark Young not guilty of murder. Since then he's been shot twice, and his family claims it's because of that verdict.
The most recent attack was last night on Howard Street near Highland Road in South Baton Rouge.... more »
November 14, 2013 7:31 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A man and his 7-month-old son were shot and killed in an apparent ambush on a New Orleans bridge. Police spokesman Frank B. Robertson III says someone opened fire on the 25-year-old man Wednesday night as he rode in the back seat of a black Honda Accord... more »
November 13, 2013 2:54 PM
PITTSBURGH - School officials say three people were shot in or near a Pittsburgh high school, and police are searching for a gunman. School officials say three students were shot outside Brashear High School on Wednesday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they'd all taken to school earlier in... more »
November 11, 2013 9:10 AM
NEW YORK- A teenager faces attempted murder charges in a weekend shooting at a crowded Manhattan ice-skating rink. The shooting occurred late Saturday at the Bryant Park rink behind the main building of the New York Public Library. A 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy were wounded. Police say the... more »
November 9, 2013 2:04 PM
MONROE - A man is charged with attempted second degree murder after a shooting in a Monroe McDonald's on Friday night.
Police say Michael J. Williams, 21, fired eight shots at a vehicle with a woman and child in it after a disagreement over money. After the incident Williams... more »
November 8, 2013 2:16 PM
LULING - A 20-year-old Luling man is now behind bars after being accuse of shooting and killing his father during an argument. St. Charles Parish sheriff's investigators say Stanley Robinson Jr. was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of 39-year-old Stanley Robinson Sr.
A woman,... more »
November 8, 2013 9:02 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say they are looking for three men in connection to a deadly shooting Thursday night in the 70805 area.
34-year-old Travis Harris was shot and killed around 9 p.m. at the Kings Court Apartments on Dougherty Dr. He died at the scene.
Investigators believe... more »
November 7, 2013 9:35 PM
BATON ROUGE- Air support has been called in to assist police who are searching for the people who were involved in a Thursday night shooting.
Witnesses said the unidentified person was shot dead on Dougherty Drive.
Police have not released any official information on the shooting, although there... more »
November 6, 2013 7:56 AM
PARAMUS, N.J. - Workers are returning to New Jersey's largest shopping mall today - two days after a man fired shots inside and then killed himself.
The Garden State Plaza in Paramus was closed after Monday night's shooting, and remained closed Tuesday as investigators did a thorough search of... more »
November 4, 2013 10:36 PM
PARAMUS, N.J.- There are no reports of injuries after a gunman fired shots at a mall about thirty minutes northwest of New York City Monday night.
"Inside the store, all you could see is the man walking ... but you heard the, it sounded like firecrackers, and my associate... more »
November 4, 2013 8:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - Officials are considering ways to improve safety after shots rang out over the weekend at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair.
A teen faces second-degree murder charges in the death of 20-year-old Darrius Scott.
Deputies say Keithdrick Pier, 18, shot and killed Scott after the... more »
November 3, 2013 10:41 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that happened on the Interstate near the I-10/I-110 split.
Police were called at 4:25 this morning by Baton Rouge General in regards to several shooting victims.
Police said two men and a woman were traveling the Interstate when... more »
November 3, 2013 9:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - One man has died after being shot near the rides at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair, Saturday night.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says, 20-year-old, Darruis Scott, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The accused shooter, 18-year-old, Keithdrick Pier was arrested. Deputies say,... more »
November 3, 2013 1:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair was shut down Saturday night after one person was shot following an argument.
According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the victim received serious injuries as a result of the shooting and was brought to a local hospital.
According... more »
November 1, 2013 5:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - Shelby Holmes, a man who touched the hearts of many in Baton Rouge before he was killed while walking home, was buried today at Roselawn Cemetary.
Hundreds attended the funeral to show their love and support after Holmes was gunned down last week. He's remembered for... more »
November 1, 2013 2:08 PM
LOS ANGELES - Officials say a TSA employee is dead and two other people have been wounded in a shooting today at Los Angeles International Airport. They say a man with a semi-automatic weapon opened fire near a security checkpoint. The gunman was apparently wounded in an exchange of gunfire... more »
November 1, 2013 12:06 PM
LOS ANGELES - A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the Los Angeles airport Friday, wounding a Transportation Security Administration employee and two others. The attack frightened passengers across the bustling airport and disrupted flights nationwide. LAPD Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger said the TSA employee was injured... more »
October 28, 2013 9:25 PM
BATON ROUGE - A teenager is recovering after being grazed by a bullet Monday evening.
It happened on the corner of N. 23rd St. and Florida St. Neighbors say the teen was walking home from the store with arms full of groceries when he feared he was being followed.... more »
October 25, 2013 4:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - A woman's car is now evidence in the investigation of a shootout near the LSU campus early Friday which put a man in the hospital.
Bullets from the shooting near the Edward Gay Apartments shattered Latasha Williams' window and damaged her roof.
"It was haywire,... more »
October 25, 2013 6:09 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say two men exchanged gunfire early Friday near an apartment complex on the outskirts of LSU.
Officials say the incident happened just after midnight in the 200 block of W. Roosevelt St.
The suspect shot the victim, 23-year-old Adonis Forbes, who was taken to... more »
October 24, 2013 5:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for the gunmen who shot a man and left him for dead in the middle of the road on North Foster around 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Police say the 54-year old man was walking down the sidewalk when he was gunned down by men... more »
October 24, 2013 11:27 AM
BATON ROUGE - A 54-year-old man was killed last night in a shooting on the 4300 block of North Foster Drive.
Police say the victim was walking outside when a few people rode by on bicycles and shot him multiple times.
According to the Baton Rouge Police Department,... more »
October 23, 2013 7:47 AM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes say evidence seized from his booby-trapped apartment shouldn't be used against him because police didn't get a search warrant before sending in a bomb squad robot.
Defense attorneys and prosecutors return to court Wednesday for more arguments over... more »
October 22, 2013 7:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - An investigation is underway after shots rang out last night in Old South Baton Rouge.
It happened after 10 p.m. Monday near the corner of Lettsworth and Braddock streets.
At least one person was injured.
Police have not released any other details about the... more »
October 18, 2013 6:45 AM
NEW ORLEANS - The Justice Department is appealing a judge's decision to order a new trial for five former New Orleans police officers convicted of civil rights violations stemming from deadly shootings on a bridge after Hurricane Katrina.
Prosecutors filed a notice of appeal late Thursday, asking the 5th... more »
October 13, 2013 12:30 PM
TULSA- Two men are in custody and facing multiple charges in the shooting of five people at a Hmong New Year's festival in Tulsa. Authorities on Sunday were holding 21-year-old Boonmlee Lee and 19-year-old Meng Lee, both of Tulsa. Each faces five counts of shooting with intent to kill plus... more »
October 10, 2013 2:46 PM
HAMMOND - A mother rushed her 7-year-old to the hospital after he was hit in a drive-by shooting in Hammond.
A woman, her son and another person were driving down South Morrison Blvd. when two men in a dark blue pickup truck pulled beside them and began firing.
... more »
October 8, 2013 7:27 PM
SAN FRANCISCO- Passengers on a light rail train were so absorbed in their phones and tablets they didn't see a man flashing a gun several times, who's accused of shooting a college student. Justin Valdez was shot in the back of the head as he got off the train. Nikhom... more »
October 7, 2013 11:58 AM
TANGIPAHOA - Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish are looking for a suspect in a weekend shooting at Club 81 in the Village of Tangipahoa.
A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg in the parking lot of the club early Saturday morning.
Deputies say 21-year-old Raymond Brown is suspected... more »
September 26, 2013 1:29 PM
BAKER - Police identified the man they said was shot and killed in a Baker neighborhood this morning.
Chief Mike Knaps said Garland Ruffin, 33, was shot and killed on Shilo Avenue in the Heritage Court Area.
Knaps said police received a 911 report about a shooting in... more »
September 25, 2013 9:08 AM
TULSA, Okla. - A teenager has been convicted of plotting to kill students and teachers in a mass shooting at a northeastern Oklahoma high school.
The Washington County jury on Tuesday found 19-year-old Sammie Chavez guilty of planning to cause bodily harm and recommended a 30-month prison term. The... more »
September 18, 2013 11:14 AM
WASHINGTON - Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, says those who have served in the military should not be stigmatized by having to answer questions about their mental health status on security clearance forms. Dempsey's comments were part of a news conference in which Pentagon leaders announced... more »
September 17, 2013 12:03 PM
WASHINGTON - A helicopter pilot responding to the call at the Washington Navy Yard yesterday, described the scene of the mass shooting as a "hot zone."
U.S. Park Police Sgt. Ken Burchell said he was too focused on his rescue mission to worry if he was also a target.... more »
September 17, 2013 11:48 AM
WASHINGTON - The mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard yesterday is raising questions about background checks.
Officials say the alleged shooter, Aaron Alexis, used a valid pass to get into the Navy Yard building where he killed twelve people. He was killed in a gun battle with police.... more »
September 17, 2013 11:07 AM
SHREVEPORT - An 8-year-old girl was struck by a bullet as she slept inside of her Shreveport. The Times reports the shooting happened late Monday night. Police say the girl was in the bed when she was struck by a bullet. Police say the bullet struck the victim in the... more »
September 16, 2013 3:16 PM
WASHINGTON- A hospital official says a police officer and two civilians wounded in the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard are expected to survive. The shooting rampage left at least 12 people dead. But the three being treated at Washington Hospital Center are expected to survive. That's according to Janis... more »
September 16, 2013 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is mourning what he called "yet another mass shooting" in the United States that he says took the life of American patriots. Obama promised to make sure, quote, "whoever carried out this cowardly act is held responsible." He said several people were shot Monday morning... more »
September 16, 2013 9:50 AM
WASHINGTON - Authorities in Washington, D.C., say at least 12 people are dead after a shooting today at the Washington Navy Yard. And they say they are looking for two other possible gunmen. Police say a third gunman has died, though they're not saying how. Witnesses describe a gunman opening... more »
September 15, 2013 1:35 PM
ATLANTA - Atlanta police say two people were shot near the Georgia Dome just before the Falcons' first regular season home game and are hospitalized in stable condition. Department spokesman John Chafee says a man was shot in the leg and a woman was in the arm Sunday afternoon about... more »
September 14, 2013 5:36 PM
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man says he couldn't just sit back and watch a shooting victim die, so he took action.
Elton Holland was sitting inside his home rocking a baby to sleep when he heard a gunshot and his teen daughter scream.
"She says there's... more »
September 12, 2013 9:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man charged in the death of a 15-year-old is now facing more murder charges, stemming from a 2-day shooting spree in 2011..
Baton Rouge Police said they were tipped to 24-year-old Melichi Corbin's role in the double shooting of Brandon Watson and Calvin Ervin while... more »
September 12, 2013 7:28 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Police say they want to question a person of interest in the shooting deaths of an NOPD dispatcher, her 20-year-old daughter and 18-year-old son.
Officer Garry Flot says the shooting happened late Wednesday in the Gentilly area.
Flot says police received a call indicating several... more »
September 10, 2013 10:05 AM
JACKSON, Miss.- A Decatur, Miss., man has been fined $2,500 after pleading guilty to shooting a protected bald eagle in 2012. The U.S. Attorney's Office says in a news release that 21-year-old Marcus Tyler Cochran was sentenced Sept. 4 in federal court in Jackson. Prosecutors say Cochran shot the bald... more »
September 5, 2013 4:52 PM
BATON ROUGE - Cops are on the lookout for two gunmen in Baton Rouge after a man was shot and killed overnight.
It happened in the 10000 block of Big Bend Avenue, which is in the Park Forest Subdivision. Residents say the area is a quiet and tight-knit community.... more »
September 5, 2013 3:09 PM
BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies arrested two teenagers and a 25-year-old after a shooting and quiet stand-off Wednesday night.
Raven Harris, 19, Garrett Burton, 18, and Joyrie Knighton, 25, are charged in connection with the shooting on Vancouver Drive, off the new Central Thruway. No people were injured, but a... more »
September 5, 2013 9:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - An investigation is underway after a young man was found shot to death Wednesday night.
The victim, identified as 20-year-old Rayjuan Martin, was found on the sidewalk in the 10000 block of Big Bend Ave., off North Sherwood Forest.
Police say Martin was trying to... more »
September 4, 2013 10:57 PM
BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies and SWAT agents spent Wednesday evening looking for a shooting suspect.
Deputies focused on a house on London Street, off the new Central Thruway after some people shot at a house in the same neighborhood hours earlier.
"I was scared for everyone's life, they... more »
September 2, 2013 2:49 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man sentenced to death for killing a Baton Rouge police officer in 2004 is seeking a new trial.
Shedran Williams' attorney, Gary Clements, argued in a court filing last week that his 42-year-old client is mentally disabled.
Clements also claimed Williams' conviction was tainted... more »
September 2, 2013 10:50 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Police say an 11-year-old girl has died following a shooting at a New Orleans home that also wounded another child and a man. New Orleans Police Department spokesman Garry Flot said the girl was shot in the head early Monday before she died at an area hospital... more »
September 1, 2013 4:15 PM
BELLE RIVER - Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot says he was grazed by a bullet this week while getting his Belle River camp ready for the Labor Day weekend.
"I was just like this getting stuff out of my truck, and I heard the shot and I turned and... more »
September 1, 2013 2:53 PM
JACKSON - Jackson police say a 21-year-old man claims self-defense in a shooting that killed one man and hospitalized a bystander. Police say Michael Fields of Jackson turned himself in Saturday afternoon, and has been booked with capital murder. WLBT-TV reports that before he surrendered, Fields told the station that... more »
August 30, 2013 4:37 PM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and his police chief are appealing for the public's help in finding the person or people responsible for the shooting death of a 13-month-old girl. The child was being held by an 18-year-old baby sitter who was wounded in the Thursday night... more »
August 30, 2013 8:05 AM
LAFAYETTE - Lafayette police continue to investigate the deaths of a woman found shot to death in her apartment and a man found dead in a house a mile away.
KATC reports family members of the woman said she'd recently moved into an apartment after spending time in a... more »
August 30, 2013 8:04 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 13-month-old girl is dead and the child's 18-year-old baby sitter is in stable condition after a shooting in Central City. Police spokesman Frank Robertson says the toddler and baby sitter were out walking Thursday night when shots rang out and two men... more »
August 29, 2013 2:37 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said two people were shot this afternoon at an apartment complex off South Harrell's Ferry Drive, and took themselves to the hospital.
Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said the shooting happened around 1:20 p.m. outside the St. Jean Apartments. She said two people with gunshot... more »
August 28, 2013 5:26 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said an 18-year-old was killed today after he was shot outside a set of apartments in Baton Rouge.
Detectives said the 18-year-old was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his midsection in the 1900 block of Sparta Ave. around 3 p.m.... more »
August 28, 2013 2:00 PM
FORT HOOD, Texas - A military jury has sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for killing 13 people during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood. Hasan never denied being the gunman and has said the attack on unarmed soldiers was motivated by a desire to protect Muslim insurgents fighting... more »
August 27, 2013 7:54 AM
MONROE, Conn. - Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes Tuesday in a neighboring town.
Newtown's first day of school is Tuesday. The Sandy Hook Elementary School students are being bused to the neighboring town of Monroe,... more »
August 26, 2013 5:56 PM
DONALDSONVILLE- Students at Lowery Middle School were challenged today to create a chain reaction of kindness through "Rachel's Challenge."
Rachel Joy Scott was killed in the Columbine Shooting in Littleton, Colorado in 1999. Two masked students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, killed 12 students, one teacher and themselves. Rachel... more »
August 24, 2013 5:25 PM
LAKE BUTLER - Authorities say a longtime employee of a Florida trucking company killed himself after fatally shooting his former boss and a coworker and wounding two others. A news release from the Union County Sheriff's Office says gunman Hubert Allen Jr. drove to several locations Saturday morning and shot... more »
August 23, 2013 10:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - As a town begins to heal, new information is released from federal agents that may reopen wounds. The FBI said Friday, they interviewed Fuaed Abdo Ahmed two times before his deadly attack in St. Joseph.
LSU Police said they were involved about possible issues concerning the... more »
August 23, 2013 3:28 PM
SLAUGHTER - Sheriff's deputies said Friday afternoon, an eight-year-old intentionally shot his grandmother in the back of the head minutes after playing the video game "Grand Theft Auto IV."
Investigators said the child, who was not identified, shot Marie Smothers while she watched TV. Smothers, 90, was the child's... more »