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  • Livingston man shoots another man in chest, still at large

    August 29, 2015 7:51 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. - Livingston Parish Police are searching for a man accused of shooting another man in the chest. Around 3 p.m. Saturday, members of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 32085 Burgess Rd in Denham Springs. "We know an argument occurred between 2 men,"... more »
  • Father of shooting victim talks gun control

    August 28, 2015 4:48 PM

    ROANOKE, Va. - The father of slain TV reporter Alison Parker says he will make it his mission to try to change gun laws. Andy Parker said outside of WDBJ-TV on Friday that he supports stronger gun laws and says people at gun shows should have to a background... more »
  • Wyandotte Street shooting victim dies

    August 28, 2015 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The parish coroner said a man shot on Wyandotte Street in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday has died. Coroner Beau Clark confirmed the victim's name as Michael Howard. Police said he was shot in the 3800 block of Wyandotte near North 38th Street around 1 p.m.... more »
  • After murderous rampage, Sunset honors fallen police officer Play Video

    August 27, 2015 7:32 PM

    SUNSET - The small town of Sunset, located in St. Landry Parish, is trying to make sense of a murderous rampage that left a woman and a police officer dead, a store destroyed and others injured. Harrison Riley Jr. is accused of stabbing a woman to death, wounding two others... more »
  • Small town taking stock after shooting, standoff, fire

    August 27, 2015 2:35 PM

    SUNSET - People in Sunset who were affected by a deadly shooting, stabbing, and standoff with police Wednesday started assessing the damage left by the violence. Police said 35-year-old Harrison Lee Riley Jr. stabbed three women during an altercation at a home on St. Anna Street, killing Shameka Johnson.... more »
  • 1 dead in Thursday morning shooting on Curtis Street

    August 27, 2015 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that happened early Thursday morning. Authorities say 21-year-old Marlon Williams was found lying in the street in the 1800 block of Curtis Street around 5 a.m. Williams died at the scene. There are no suspects or motives at this... more »
  • Report: Suspect in rampage has criminal history

    August 27, 2015 1:06 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The suspect accused of killing a police officer and a women in St. Landry Parish Wednesday had been arrested earlier this year in Iberville Parish. KATC TV, the ABC affiliate in Lafayette near where the shooting happened, reported Harrison Lee Riley was arrested for illegal carrying of... more »
  • Funeral for fallen trooper moved to larger venue

    August 26, 2015 7:15 PM

    CALCASIEU PARISH - Louisiana State Police say there was been a change of venue for Trooper Steven Vincent Friday funeral service due to the amount of people expected to attend the service. According to LSP, the service will remain on Friday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., but will... more »
  • Sheriff: Officer shot, killed with his own gun in deadly rampage Play Video

    August 26, 2015 5:57 PM

    SUNSET - Authorities released the names of the victims attacked by a suspect in a deadly, violent rampage in this usually quiet Cajun town Wednesday. Officer Henry Nelson and Shameka Johnson died. Courtney Jolivette and Surlay Johnson were taken to area hospitals following the altercation with the suspect, identified... more »
  • 2 dead, 6 wounded in 4 separate shootings in New Orleans

    August 26, 2015 7:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Authorities say two people are dead and six are wounded following four separate shootings that occurred in New Orleans within one evening. The shootings happened on Tuesday Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says the first shooting occurred around 5 p.m. when a 39-year-old man and his 2-year-old nephew were... more »
  • Relative: State trooper shooting suspect had drinking problem

    August 25, 2015 3:43 PM

    CALCASIEU PARISH - The sister-in-law of the man accused of fatally shooting a Louisiana state trooper in southwest Louisiana described him as "a good person until he started drinking." Diane Daigle said Tuesday that her brother-in-law Kevin Daigle needed help for problems but received very little. She described him... more »
  • B.R. man with long record of arrests behind bars after shooting

    August 25, 2015 1:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man with an extensive criminal record, including seven simple burglary arrests and drug possession, is behind bars after he shot a relative in the chest during an argument. 39-year-old Clayton Colborn, Jr. was taken into custody on Aug. 2 and booked on charges... more »
  • Police ID roommate of trooper shooting suspect

    August 25, 2015 12:09 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Authorities have identified the man they say lived with the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana state trooper and owned the truck he drove when the officer tried to help him. Calcasieu Parish officials said Tuesday that the man is 54-year-old Blake L. Brewer.... more »
  • Man charged with attempting to murder police officers

    August 25, 2015 12:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a man with attempted murder of a police officer after BRPD said he tried to run two officers over during a chase overnight. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the officers shot and injured St.julian Baranco, 30, of Kenner before he was arrested. McKneely said a... more »
  • Neighborhood reeling after random shooting Play Video

    August 24, 2015 7:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are still investigating a random shooting that left a trail of chaos and a woman hit by a stray bullet. Police are releasing new information about what happened along the 3900 block of Government St. The gunfire hit two cars driving down the road, and... more »
  • Man shot in leg by someone in passing car Monday

    August 24, 2015 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police tape and first responders blocked North Street near N 46th Street Monday afternoon after a man was found shot near Turner Plaza apartments. Police now have evidence markers in a lane of North St. It is very evident that this happen out next to... more »
  • 1 arrested after firing shots outside Gonzales restaurant

    August 24, 2015 2:27 PM

    GONZALES - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of firing shots during a fight outside of a Gonzales restaurant Sunday night. Gonzales PD said they responded to reports of shots fired at Quaker Steak and Lube, located a 2706 South Cabela's Parkway, just after 9 p.m. Once... more »
  • 2 men held without bail for alleged threats to Pokemon event

    August 24, 2015 1:14 PM

    BOSTON - Police say two men from Iowa who made online threats against Pokemon competitors - referring to the Boston Marathon bombings and the Columbine High School massacre - were stopped as they tried to register for the World Pokemon Championships in Boston. Eighteen-year-old Kevin Norton, of Ames, and... more »
  • One dead after shooting on Skysail

    August 23, 2015 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was shot and killed in the 8000 block of Skysail Ave. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department is still investigating. Any one with information is asked to call the Sheriff's office at 389-5000 We will update this story with more information as... more »
  • Woman hit by stray bullets on Government St.

    August 23, 2015 11:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman was shot in the leg from what looks like stray bullets. She was driving her car and was hit by the bullets on Government Street. Police are on the scene investigating. more »
  • Young teen one of two shot in Baton Rouge Friday night

    August 21, 2015 9:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 15-year-old was taken to the hospital following a shooting Friday night. Police said two people were shot at 650 North Ardenwood Drive. Conditions of the two people were unknown as of this post. Crime scene taped off in Renaissance Gateway Apt. complex, off... more »
  • Father arrested on attempted murder charge

    August 21, 2015 1:56 PM

    ALBANY – Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish said they charged a Tickfaw man with attempted murder after he was accused of shooting his son multiple times Thursday night. Deputies were dispatched to an undeveloped subdivision off of Highway 442 in reference to reports of a shooting. At the scene,... more »
  • Regal checking bags nationwide in wake of theater shootings

    August 20, 2015 10:09 AM

    LOS ANGELES- Movie theater chain Regal Entertainment Group has begun to check bags in the wake of numerous shootings at theaters around the country, a procedure it acknowledged on its website was "not without flaws" and would inconvenience guests but provide better security. It's unclear when the policy began, but... more »
  • New trial upheld for 5 ex-cops in post-Katrina shootings

    August 18, 2015 6:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court decision keeps five former New Orleans police officers on track for a new trial in connection with deadly shootings of unarmed people amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Four of the men are charged in the shootings at the Danziger... more »
  • Man charged for allegedly shooting at St. James deputies

    August 15, 2015 6:02 PM

    CONVENT, La. - A St. James Parish grand jury has indicted a 46-year-old man on an attempted murder charge for allegedly shooting at two uniformed deputies in Convent in late May. St. James Parish deputies had responded to a call about a man walking in the road brandishing a firearm... more »
  • Shots fired on West Chalfont Play Video

    August 14, 2015 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A shooting has been reporteed on West Chalfont near Florida Blvd. Shots were fired, but no one has reported any injuries. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is investigating the scene. We will update this story as new information is uncovered. more »
  • Hundreds turn out for slain officer's funeral check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 10, 2015 8:50 AM

    GONZALES - Hundreds of people lined Airline Highway in Gonzales Monday to pay their respects to 29-year-old Thomas LaValley, a Shreveport police officer killed recently in the line of duty who is being laid to rest in St. Amant. LaValley was shot and killed last week while responding to... more »
  • Five children, three adults dead after Houston home shooting

    August 9, 2015 11:57 AM

    HOUSTON - Texas authorities say five children and three adults have been found dead inside a Houston-area home and a 49-year-old man who exchanged gunfire with police is in custody. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Sunday morning that the eight people were found dead after a... more »
  • Colorado theater shooter Holmes gets life in prison

    August 7, 2015 7:29 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Colorado theater shooter James Holmes has been sentenced to life after a jury failed to agree on a death penalty. The jurors returned the sentence Friday. The same jury had rejected his insanity defense, finding Holmes capable of understanding right from wrong when he murdered 12... more »
  • Arrest made in Donaldsonville double murder

    August 7, 2015 12:54 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said after months of investigating, detectives charged a New Orleans man in connection with a double murder this past January in Donaldsonville. Detectives arrested 26-year-old Quinton Jackson Wednesday with the help of New Orleans and federal authorities. The sheriff's office charged Jackson... more »
  • Zachary man accused of attempted murders in W. Feliciana

    August 6, 2015 4:46 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in West Feliciana Parish announced the arrest Thursday of a Zachary man for a shooting this past weekend. Deputies accused 22-year-old Lionel Haile of four counts of attempted second degree murder for the shooting on August 2. The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
  • Boy kills boy

    August 5, 2015 8:54 PM

    DETROIT- An eleven-year-old boy faces a manslaughter charge for shooting and killing a 3 year-old on the east side of Detroit. Prosecutors call it a death by weapon aimed with intent but without malice using a firearm. The eleven-year-old faces a hearing in Juvenile Hall. Investigators say it... more »
  • Tenn. theater attacker committed four times prior

    August 5, 2015 3:16 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Late Wednesday, authorities outside Nashville said a man who attacked moviegoers earlier in the day was a 29-year-old man who had been committed four times for psychiatric treatment. Police had, at first, said the man was 51-years-old. They later clarified his age and released his name:... more »
  • Police investigate report of shooting near National Mall

    August 4, 2015 5:39 PM

    WASHINGTON - Police say a gun has been recovered following a report of a shooting inside a car on the National Mall. U.S. Park Police spokeswoman Sgt. Lelani Woods says the gun was found on Rock Creek Parkway near the Kennedy Center following Tuesday afternoon's shooting. The vehicle was... more »
  • Family members speak out after triple shooting Play Video

    August 3, 2015 7:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of men killed in a shooting this past weekend in Baton Rouge said they're struggling to recover from their losses. Monique Knighten said "hurt" is the only word that comes to her mind right now. She lost her brother-in-law, 23-year-old Antoine Harris, a man... more »
  • After Lafayette shooting, Schumers call for more gun control

    August 3, 2015 11:37 AM

    NEW YORK - Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control. She joined the senator Monday as he unveiled a three-part plan that would make it harder for violent criminals and the mentally ill to obtain... more »
  • Three dead after Sunday morning shooting

    August 2, 2015 11:12 AM

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

    August 1, 2015 11:56 AM

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

    July 30, 2015 7:42 PM

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

    July 30, 2015 4:48 PM

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

    July 30, 2015 3:42 PM

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

    July 29, 2015 11:55 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Call it a mega-vigil, two-thousand people attended a community event to remember the victims of the deadly mass shooting at a movie theater here last week. RIGHT NOW: community prayer service underway in #Lafayette two thousand seat sanctuary is full @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/J1NDF0OWVc — Brett Buffington (@BrettBuffington)... more »
  • Murder suspect dead, woman shot during standoff

    July 29, 2015 9:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the scene cleared from a violent standoff, specifics about what happened during the takedown became less clear. Police said they were not ready to confirm how a woman wound up being shot in what was, at first, reported as crossfire when a U.S. Marshal's task... more »
  • Ohio cop faces murder charge in driver's killing Play Video

    July 29, 2015 1:21 PM

    WARNING - The body camera video attached to this story is graphic in nature. CINCINNATI - A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges. Hamilton County's prosecutor says Wednesday that... more »
  • Los Angeles leaders outlaw high-capacity gun magazines

    July 29, 2015 11:21 AM

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

    July 28, 2015 1:45 PM

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

    July 28, 2015 1:13 PM

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

    July 28, 2015 12:21 AM

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

    July 27, 2015 10:57 PM

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

    July 27, 2015 8:33 PM

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

    July 27, 2015 6:09 PM

    CARROLLTON, Ga. - A judge in Georgia is correcting the record about a mental health evaluation of the man who killed two people and himself inside a Louisiana movie theater last week. The family of John Russell Houser obtained a protective order against him in 2008 after their lawyer... more »
  • Man dead after shooting involving police officers in Houma

    July 27, 2015 5:58 PM

    HOUMA - State police say a man has been killed in Houma in a shooting involving officers from three law enforcement agencies. Evan Harrell, a Louisiana State Police spokesman, said LSP, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office and Houma Police Department were involved in Monday's shooting. The shooting happened... more »
  • Memorial grows outside theater Play Video

    July 27, 2015 3:41 PM

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

    July 27, 2015 11:55 AM

    CENTENNIAL - Jurors deciding whether Colorado theater shooter James Holmes should be sentenced to death or life in prison are being questioned about whether the deadly theater shooting last week in Louisiana might influence them. Holmes' lawyers asked Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. on Monday to poll jurors about whether... more »
  • Shreveport PD kill man accused of holding teens, shooting at wife, officers

    July 27, 2015 11:35 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport police say officers shot and killed a 33-year-old man who shot at them. Police spokesman Bill Goodin identifies the man as Khari Westly. He says the incident started when a teenager called Sunday morning, saying a male relative had been holding her and another... more »
  • Funerals begin for Lafayette shooting victims Play Video

    July 27, 2015 9:38 AM

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

    July 27, 2015 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge are beefing up security in the wake of the tragedy in Lafayette. Officials are encouraging the public to let this tragedy open their eyes to possible dangers around them. Two people were killed and nine others were injured when a gunman... more »
  • Wakes Sunday for theater shooting victims

    July 26, 2015 2:48 PM

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

    July 26, 2015 1:27 PM

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

    July 26, 2015 12:55 PM

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

    July 26, 2015 11:45 AM

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

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