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 »
December 5, 2014 5:45 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana NCAAP says unjust deaths involving police are happening in Louisiana too, so they're demanding state lawmakers to create a special office to investigate potential situations.
The NAACP held a press conference and rally Friday in front of district court to show solidarity with people... more »
December 5, 2014 12:36 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said one person died as a result of their injuries from a shooting overnight in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Detectives said it happened just after 11 p.m. in the 1600 block of George O'Neal Road.
The sheriff's office said the victim, who was... more »
December 5, 2014 12:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man who was shot multiple times and died from his injuries after he tried to break into a Baton Rouge home on Friday morning.
36-year-old James Boyette was shot and killed around noon while attempting to burglarize a home in the 900 block... more »
December 5, 2014 7:17 AM
WEST MONROE - Authorities say an officer was involved in a shooting at a West Monroe convenience store. Few details were available early Friday about the shooting. It occurred at the New Save Pik Pak store south of West Monroe High School. It happened about 7 p.m. Thursday. more »
December 4, 2014 10:12 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said two people were hurt in a shooting at a Baton Rouge apartment complex Wednesday night.
A BRPD spokesperson said the shooting happened at the Spanish Arms Apartments on Denham Street around 9 p.m.
Investigators said two men were shot, one in the arm... more »
December 1, 2014 4:36 PM
THIBODAUX - Sheriff's deputies named a suspect Monday in a recent attempted murder in Assumption Parish.
Sheriff Mike Waguespack said Floyd Robertson, 19, of Thibodaux was the person responsible for the Nov. 24 shooting. The sheriff said deputies had a warrant for his arrest on charges of attempted second-degree... more »
November 28, 2014 11:23 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors are asking for a new judge to preside over future proceedings should the government decide to retry five New Orleans police officers in the Danziger Bridge shootings. The request was filed among other documents with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which will decide... more »
November 28, 2014 10:14 AM
VIOLET - St. Bernard Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the fatal shooting of Ricky Moser at the Violet home of his estranged wife. Deputies said the 49-year-old Moser died from a shotgun wound to the chest. Pohlmann says Moser's wife had a protective order against him. And a judge had... more »
November 28, 2014 7:08 AM
AUSTIN, TX - A gunman who tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin has been identified. Austin police say 49-year-old Larry McQuilliams was responsible for the shootings early Friday. He died after a confrontation with officers outside police headquarters.... more »
November 26, 2014 10:15 AM
CLEVELAND - Cleveland police say two officers told a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun to show his hands three times before he was shot to death. Authorities on Wednesday also released video and audio evidence from the shooting. Police identified the officers involved in the shooting of Tamir Rice... more »
November 24, 2014 1:09 PM
FERGUSON, Mo. - A lawyer for Michael Brown's family says they have been notified that the grand jury considering whether to indict a Ferguson police officer his shooting death has made a decision. Attorney Benjamin Crump told The Associated Press on Monday that the St. Louis County prosecutor's office has... more »
November 24, 2014 2:42 AM
CLEVELAND - Police say an orange safety indicator had been removed on a replica gun a 12-year-old boy Cleveland boy pulled from his waistband before being shot and killed by police. Officers had gone to a playground Saturday after getting a 911 call that someone was waving a "probably fake"... more »
November 24, 2014 2:07 AM
FERGUSON, MO - The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday has passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in connection with the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The grand jury met Friday to consider possible charges against Darren Wilson. It's expected to meet... more »
November 23, 2014 10:31 AM
FERGUSON, Mo. - Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend. Tension has been mounting in Ferguson and elsewhere in the St.... more »
November 22, 2014 4:53 PM
FERGUSON, Mo. - A St. Louis civic group that promotes downtown businesses has told its members that the grand jury considering charges in the Ferguson police shooting case hasn't reached a decision. Downtown STL Inc. told members in an email Saturday that the grand jury will reconvene Monday to continue... more »
November 22, 2014 1:09 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The trial of Trung Le, the only person arrested in this summer's mass shooting on Bourbon Street, has been continued until Feb. 23. Le was scheduled to be tried Dec. 1 on one charge each of attempted murder and manslaughter. Prosecutors moved Friday for a continuance, arguing... more »
November 22, 2014 1:05 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Police say a New Orleans woman fatally shot her husband after he allegedly tried to hit his family with his truck during a domestic dispute. Officer Frank Robertson said Saturday that 50-year-old Steven Swanson died Friday at an area hospital shortly after being shot multiple times by... more »
November 22, 2014 10:47 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. - A review of the educational and mental health background of the man who carried out the 2012 Newtown massacre asks whether the race and affluence of his family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems. A report released Friday by the Connecticut Office... more »
November 20, 2014 6:44 PM
SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police continued their investigation Friday into death of a man who pulled a gun on two Centenary College of Louisiana public safety officers. Cpl. Marcus Hines says the unidentified man struggled Thursday evening with the two officers while being escorted off the campus. He says the man... more »
November 20, 2014 1:55 AM
TALLAHASSEE, FL - A gunman at Florida State University has been killed by campus officers. Police say at least three people are wounded. A nursing supervisor for Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare confirmed to The Associated Press that the hospital was treating two people for gunshot wounds early Thursday. The supervisor, who... more »
November 16, 2014 7:14 PM
BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge deputies say they know who the gunman is in Saturday's murder.
Deputies say Marcus Dominique, 22, shot and killed Eric Kinchen, 32, at around 10 a.m. near the corner of Port Drive and GSRI avenue. Kinchen died at the hospital from his injuries.... more »
November 16, 2014 1:29 PM
NEWARK, N.J. - A 9-year-old girl was shot and seriously wounded by her 12-year-old brother as he played with a handgun in their Newark, New Jersey home, and the children's mother faces child endangerment charges. City police tell NJ.com that 33-year-old Catrease Thomas also faces a weapons count. But they... more »
November 16, 2014 11:26 AM
BATON ROUGE - A high school football coach was killed in Baton Rouge after he was shot in a parking lot early Sunday morning.
Police say Juan Joseph, 27, was killed overnight while leaving the club with two other friends. He was one of the football coaches at West... more »
November 15, 2014 1:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies say a man was killed after he was shot Saturday morning.
It happened on the corner of Port Avenue and GSRI Road at around 10 a.m.
The man died at the hospital from his injuries.
No other details were... more »
November 14, 2014 6:03 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police booked the suspect in a deadly shooting from earlier this year into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail after he was extradited from Georgia.
A BRPD spokesperson said 31-year-old Brandon White faces charges of first degree murder in connection with the May 9 shooting.
... more »
November 14, 2014 3:26 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 31-year-old New Orleans man is accused of shooting and killing an unarmed man in his front yard. The arrest warrant alleges that Bradley Parvez called police Thursday morning to report that someone was trying to steal his bicycle, and called shortly afterward... more »
November 9, 2014 10:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a man was gunned down Saturday night.
Police say Jeremy Costley, 24, was killed on Plank road at Jefferson street, which is near I-110 at around 9 p.m.
Officials say the victim was shot in the stomach and found lying on... more »
November 8, 2014 10:52 AM
TEL AVIV, Israel - Israeli police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old Arab Israeli after video footage emerged showing the man retreating when shot. Police said officers opened fire in an Arab village in northern Israel Saturday against a knife-wielding man attempting to stab policemen. Unknown-sourced footage later... more »
November 7, 2014 9:56 AM
BATON ROUGE - An investigation is underway in Baton Rouge following a domestic shooting early Friday morning.
It happened just after 4:00 a.m. in the 4800 block of Doral Dr. According to police, LaMarcus Ray, 35, shot his girlfriend in the leg during an argument before shooting himself in... more »
November 7, 2014 3:06 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Some special operations service members and veterans are unhappy that one of their own has taken credit publicly for killing Osama bin Laden. Others say they have gotten used to the idea that their brethren might break the code of silence and seek to profit from their... more »
November 6, 2014 9:26 AM
BATON ROUGE - An investigation is underway in Baton Rouge following a shooting that injured two people Wednesday night.
It happened just after 10:00 p.m. in a parking lot in the 4300 block of Denham St. According to investigators, someone walked from behind a nearby apartment complex and started... more »
November 3, 2014 1:16 PM
MARYSVILLE, WA - Hundreds of people lined the streets leading to a Washington state high school as it reopened more than a week after a student fatally shot three of his classmates, wounded two others and then killed himself. Waving well-wishers, many holding candles, greeted students returning Monday to Marysville-Pilchuck... more »
November 3, 2014 9:08 AM
NEW ORLEANS - State Police have been working extra patrols in the French Quarter for the past four months, but many worked their final shift there over the weekend.
The troopers were called in following that horrific shooting on Bourbon St. during the summer. Many French Quarter businesses hung... more »
November 2, 2014 6:19 PM
BATON ROUGE- A shooting late this afternoon sent one victim to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.
Investigators responded to the 3400 block of Aliquippa Street shortly before 5pm. That's between Plank Road and I-110.
Baton Rouge Police said the victim was 32 years old and was shot... more »
October 31, 2014 2:03 AM
LORDS VALLEY, PA - Prosecutors say they'll seek the death penalty for a survivalist accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in an ambush. Survivalist Eric Frein was captured Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a lengthy manhunt that rattled the nerves of area residents. The... more »
October 30, 2014 5:55 AM
NATCHITOCHES - Natchitoches police are investigating a fatal shooting involving two Natchitoches Parish sheriff's deputies. Police say 26-year-old Robert Vercher was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon when he exchanged gun fire with deputies, who were trying to serve a protective order. Vercher was taken to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, where... more »
October 29, 2014 6:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - A woman who tried to help the victim in a deadly shooting overnight in Baton Rouge said she couldn't sleep after seeing the teen suffer.
"For him to just be spitting up blood like that, it just scared me," said Renee Allen, who asked WBRZ not... more »
October 29, 2014 3:28 AM
LAS VEGAS - A representative for Jose Canseco says the former major league slugger is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home. Agent Jose Melendez says Canseco was resting at home Wednesday, and friends and family were hoping his finger would respond well to a... more »
October 28, 2014 10:36 PM
BATON ROUGE- A man was shot and killed and a second person was shot and rushed to a hospital following a shooting off Gus Young Tuesday night.
The shooting happened shortly after 9 p.m. near the dead end on North 49th. Police found a man lying on the ground,... more »
October 28, 2014 12:20 PM
NASHVILLE, NC - A sheriff says two men have been shot outside a North Carolina courthouse and have non-life-threatening wounds. Nash County Sheriff Dick Jenkins says they were shot Tuesday morning outside the courthouse in Nashville. He says one ran inside the building and collapsed with wounds to a hand... more »
October 28, 2014 9:35 AM
PORT ALLEN- One person is dead and another injured after police say a drug dealer got greedy.
Port Allen Police Chief Esdron Brown said the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Tracy Porter St. He says two men attempting to buy drugs were robbed at... more »
October 28, 2014 4:36 AM
SEATTLE, WA - Police say a man shot and killed his adult daughter and teenage granddaughter in their South Seattle home before turning the gun on himself. The man's 10-year-old grandson was not harmed, and phoned 911 to report last night's shooting. The child said his grandfather had waved a... more »
October 27, 2014 2:00 AM
MARYSVILLE, WA - One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising the number of fatalities from when a student opened fire in a cafeteria to three. Officials at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett said 14-year-old Gia Soriano died Sunday night. Another girl was... more »
October 24, 2014 9:20 PM
BAYOU PIGEON- Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man Friday night.
Sheriff Brett Stassi confirmed a deputy fired the deadly shot south of Plaquemine after 5 p.m. but did not release specifics of what happened. Stassi did say no one else was injured in the altercation.
... more »
October 21, 2014 7:19 PM
BATON ROUGE- Gary Plauche died Monday family members told WBRZ News 2.
Plauche, 68, shot and killed his son's karate instructor at the Baton Rouge airport in 1984. The man, Jeffrey Doucet, was accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting Plauche's son, Jody.
Plauche waited for Doucet to be... more »
October 18, 2014 12:47 PM
WASHINGTON - An attorney for the family of an unarmed black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, says the officer's account of what happened is "self-serving." Benjamin Crump told The Associated Press on Saturday that Darren Wilson will... more »
October 16, 2014 2:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said an arrest has been made in a Monday night shooting that left a well known local boxer in a coma.
Christopher Stills, 21, was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals around 12:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of Greenwell Street and booked into EBR... more »
October 15, 2014 9:04 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police have issued an arrest warrant for a 21-year-old connected to the shooting that left a popular boxer in a coma.
Emanuel Augustus, 39, was found shot near his boxing gloves and a gym bag Monday on Louisiana Avenue near South 17th Street. He was taken to... more »
October 15, 2014 6:38 PM
BATON ROUGE - Relatives of a Baton Rouge boxer called for the person who shot him to come forward and turn themselves in to authorities Wednesday.
The family of Emanuel Augustus, 39, said he remains in a coma after Monday's shooting. Doctors told them it's a waiting game at... more »
October 14, 2014 11:16 PM
BATON ROUGE- People who know and sparred with a retired boxer who was shot Monday describe him as a dedicated fighter, who is tough and doesn't mind taking a hit as long as he can give one in return.
At the North 14th Street Park boxing gym where Emanuel... more »
October 14, 2014 4:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name Tuesday of a man shot and killed in Baton Rouge Monday night.
Investigators said Calvin Chrisentary, 21, died from injuries in the shooting on Madison Avenue.
Police said they were called to the 5000 block of Madison Avenue for reports of... more »
October 14, 2014 3:20 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police confirmed Tuesday afternoon that the victim of a Monday night shooting in Mid City is a well-known Baton Rouge boxer named Emanuel Burton, who fights under the name Emanuel Augustus.
Baton Rouge police continue to investigate the shooting that happened around 8 p.m. in the... more »