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  • 1 transported following shooting Monday night

    May 24, 2016 12:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police and EMS responded an apparent shooting Monday night in Baton Rouge. First responders were dispatched just after 10 p.m. to the scene BREC's Longfellow Park off Lorraine St. near Plank Rd. A News 2 Crew was on scene as a victim was loaded... more »
  • Officer acquitted in Freddie Gray case

    May 23, 2016 11:05 AM

    BALTIMORE - A Baltimore police officer has been acquitted of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, a young black man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody. A judge found Officer Edward Nero not guilty of misconduct in office and... more »
  • Man shot outside White House still in critical condition

    May 22, 2016 5:12 PM

    WASHINGTON - A hospital official says a man shot by a U.S. Secret Service officer outside the White House remains in critical condition. George Washington University hospital spokeswoman Susan Griffiths said the man was in critical condition on Sunday. She declined to provide further details. Authorities say an officer shot... more »
  • Two arrested in Round Oak murder; victim gave information before he died

    May 21, 2016 8:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shocking, new information about the shooting death of a 20-year-old in an upscale area of Baton Rouge came to light Saturday with the arrest of one of two suspects in the case. Taylor Besson, 20, of Thibodeaux, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail... more »
  • 5-year-old killed after playing with handgun

    May 21, 2016 4:14 PM

    LaPLACE – Deputies in St. John the Baptist Parish say a 5-year-old girl is dead after she shot herself with a handgun Saturday morning. Around 9:44 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to a home on Country Club Drive in LaPlace for a medical emergency. The girl’s father told investigators that... more »
  • Five arrested after Tunica Trace double murder Play Video

    May 21, 2016 8:40 AM

    ANGOLA - Deputies in West Feliciana Parish say five people have been arrested in connection with a double murder on Tunica Trace Saturday morning. Saturday night, deputies arrested 23-year-old Kylie Jackson, 21-year-old Raven Majoria, and 26-year-old Lindsey Dooley. Sunday morning, Lafayette Police Department arrested two men, 22-year-old Paul Bourque... more »
  • White House on alert after shooting on street outside

    May 20, 2016 3:32 PM

    WASHINGTON - The White House has been placed on a security alert after a shooting on a street outside. U.S. Park Police said on Twitter that the shooting happened on West Executive Drive on Friday afternoon. District of Columbia Fire and EMS spokesman Doug Buchanan says one patient... more »
  • Brief hearing reveals little in Will Smith case

    May 20, 2016 11:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A brief hearing in the case of the man charged in the death of retired New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith has ended with little new revealed about the case. Prosecutors and defense lawyers for suspect Cardell Hayes agreed on a new hearing date of... more »
  • One arrested, one dead after Port Allen home invasion

    May 20, 2016 1:39 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities say a second man wanted in connection to a Wednesday Port Allen home invasion was arrested Thursday afternoon. Deputies say 23-year-old Daquan Washington was arrested Thursday afternoon. He faces Principle to Armed Robbery and Principle to Home Invasion charges. According to investigators, 32-year-old Kelly... more »
  • Victim of Kindletree Drive shooting dies Play Video

    May 18, 2016 9:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say one person was killed after a shooting Wednesday night on Kindletree Drive, off Jefferson Highway. It left the neighbors in the upscale Round Oak subdivision tense. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Jesse Trejos, 20, was pronounced dead at a local hospital... more »
  • Woman wanted for murder in Sunday shooting turns herself in

    May 17, 2016 5:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a woman wanted in connection with a fatal shooting on North Marque Ann Drive Sunday afternoon turned herself in to authorities on Tuesday morning. 23-year-old Kiera Turner was wanted for the shooting death of 22-year-old De Shannon Browder. Turner is accused of shooting Browder... more »
  • Police ID man shot in domestic shooting on Cadillac Street

    May 14, 2016 7:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crime tape marked off a deadly shooting scene of an apartment complex in North Baton Rouge Saturday. Baton Rouge Police say 35-year-old Louis Williams died from a gunshot wound to the chest after a domestic fight between him and his girlfriend turned violent Saturday, May 14,... more »
  • Mom convicted over Facebook post to get new trial

    May 14, 2016 2:59 PM

    ROSWELL, N.M. - A New Mexico woman convicted of creating a public nuisance by posting an online comment about the possibility of a shooting at her son's school will get a new trial. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/1shygtF) that Jeanette Garza Alvarez of Roswell will have a jury trial... more »
  • Zimmerman gun removed from auction website

    May 12, 2016 2:41 PM

    SANFORD, Fla. - An online auction for the gun that former Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin appeared to have been halted Thursday, with the weapon's listing removed from the auction site. It was not immediately clear why the website, GunBroker.com ,... more »
  • Colorado theater trial could prompt tight security at movies

    May 11, 2016 2:53 PM

    Movie theaters across the U.S. could be forced to adopt costly security measures - and ticket prices could rise significantly - if a jury finds a Colorado theater at fault in the 2012 shooting rampage that left 12 people dead, industry experts say. "I don't think there's anything more important... more »
  • New play explores life, legacy of slain teen Trayvon Martin

    May 11, 2016 12:39 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - A play debuting at Philadelphia's New Freedom Theatre will explore Trayvon Martin's life and the moments before his death. "The Ballad of Trayvon Martin" was co-written by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, a playwright and activist who says he could not shake the 17-year-old's fatal shooting in Sanford, Florida, in... more »
  • Judge set to rule on clinic shooting suspect's mental state

    May 11, 2016 11:36 AM

    COLORADO SPRINGS - A judge is set to rule on the mental state of a man who acknowledged killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. Judge Gilbert Martinez is expected to announce Wednesday whether criminal proceedings should continue against 57-year-old Robert Dear. If the judge decides Dear... more »
  • Off-duty cop kills man who went on stabbing rampage, killing 2

    May 10, 2016 10:47 PM

    TAUNTON, MA - Authorities have identified a man who they say killed two people and wounded four others in stabbing attacks at a home and a shopping mall in Massachusetts before being shot dead. The Bristol County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday that 28-year-old Arthur Darosa crashed a car outside... more »
  • Grand jury indicts man in fatal shooting in Denham Springs

    May 10, 2016 10:04 AM

    LIVINGSTON - A Livingston Parish grand jury has indicted a 24-year-old man in the March 28 shooting death of Derick Stewart in Denham Springs. Brian K. Allen was indicted Monday on a count of second-degree murder. Allen had been scheduled for a preliminary exam hearing Monday afternoon, but the indictment... more »
  • Court records show police pursuing leads in puzzling collegiate double murder

    May 9, 2016 7:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Arrest warrants have been filed in unrelated drug charges after marijuana was found when police searched an apartment in the investigation into the shooting deaths of two Southern University students recently. The arrest warrants were filed with the clerk of court's office for two people who... more »
  • Deputies involved in fatal shooting return to active duty

    May 9, 2016 1:26 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - Two sheriff's deputies have returned to active duty now that local prosecutors have ruled out criminal charges against them over the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man last year. Major Ginny Higgins of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says the deputies returned to duty... more »
  • NOPD says robbery possible motive in shooting of Tulane graduate

    May 9, 2016 12:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS -The New Orleans police chief says investigators believe robbery was a motive in the weekend shooting death of a St. Louis man visiting the city to plan his wedding. Police Chief Michael Harrison held a news conference Monday to discuss the death of 25-year-old Thomas Rolfes, a Tulane... more »
  • Report, dashcam video detail suspect's death in February officer-involved shooting Play Video

    May 9, 2016 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore announced that a press conference will be held on Monday afternoon to discuss the findings in the death of an alleged shooter that exchanged gun fire with police in February. Calvin Smith, 22, was involved in a shooting that took place in... more »
  • Florida man kills brother over cheeseburger

    May 9, 2016 11:55 AM

    ST. CLOUD, Fla. - Police in Florida say a man killed his brother after an argument over a cheeseburger escalated. Authorities said the incident happened following Cinco de Mayo festivals in St. Cloud. St. Cloud Police said 25-year-old Benjamin Middendorf reported he was being bullied by his... more »
  • Ex-officer friend of Will Smith gives DNA sample to investigators

    May 6, 2016 3:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - There are new developments in the investigation into the shooting death of former New Orleans Saint player Will Smith. WWL-TV reports retired New Orleans Police Captain Billy Ceravolo, who had dinner with Smith and others on the night he died, has turned over DNA samples to... more »
  • Police: 1 dead, 3 hurt after shootings in DC suburbs

    May 6, 2016 1:52 PM

    BETHESDA, Md. - Police in Maryland say a woman is dead and three people are injured in shootings at a mall and a shopping center in the Washington suburbs. Montgomery County Police Assistant Chief Darryl McSwain says three people were shot in the Westfield Montgomery Mall parking lot in Bethesda... more »
  • Police say parking lot shooting happened during Craigslist deal

    May 5, 2016 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A victim turned the tables on robbers Thursday when he shot at them as a Craigslist sale turned violent, police said. New information was released by Baton Rouge Police Friday morning. WBRZ was first to report about the altercation Thursday evening. Investigators said a man scheduled... more »
  • Man shot at mobile home park, taken to hospital

    May 5, 2016 12:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was transported to the hospital after he was shot at a mobile home park in Baton Rouge Wednesday night. The shooting occurred just after 10:30 p.m. at Nelson's Mobile Home Village on Victoria Drive, off of Airline Highway. No details about the victim... more »
  • Victim died after overnight grocery store shooting Play Video

    May 3, 2016 11:17 PM

    BAKER - Police released new information about an overnight murder in Baker Tuesday night. According to Baker Police, officers responded to a shooting near the intersection of West Azalea Avenue and Baker Boulevard around 10 p.m. Tuesday. At the scene, police say they found 20-year-old Richard Devon Phillips... more »
  • Police: Cabela's employee accidentally shoots himself with gun

    April 28, 2016 8:37 PM

    GONZALES - Gonzales Police say they were dispatched to Cabela's Thursday afternoon after an employee shot himself in the hand while showing a handgun to a customer. Investigators say the .22 caliber fired, sending a bullet through his palm and into the floor. He was treated at the hospital... more »
  • Two dead after officer-involved shooting in Calcasieu Parish

    April 28, 2016 1:03 PM

    CARLYSS - Two people are dead after an officer-involved shooting in Calcasieu Parish. It happened on Highway 27 when State Police say deputies were responding to a call of a reported burglary. Deputies said they saw subjects walking in a field near the home that was reportedly the target... more »
  • Cardell Hayes indicted for shooting of ex-Saints Player

    April 28, 2016 10:12 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- An Orleans Parish grand jury has indicted Cardell Hayes with the second-degree murder in the shooting death of retired Saints NFL player Will Smith on Thursday afternoon. Hayes was also indicted for attempted second-degree murder of Smith’s wife, Racquel Smith. Bond was set at $1.75 million, according to... more »
  • Two wanted in overnight deadly, quadruple shooting; victim identified Play Video

    April 28, 2016 12:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - At least two suspects opened fire inside a house on Kerrit Drive overnight, killing Leco Reshon Cole, 38, sheriff's deputies released before lunch. Reshon is from Baton Rouge, his address was listed as North 30th Street. Reshon was one of four people shot but was the... more »
  • Police investigate shooting at Univeristy of Arizona Wednesday

    April 28, 2016 12:12 AM

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Police are looking for a person of interest after finding shell casings and blood while responding to a report of shots fired at the University of Arizona on Wednesday night. University of Arizona Police Department officers found the casings near the Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch building.... more »
  • Lawsuit filed over April 2015 shooting of teen by deputies

    April 27, 2016 5:17 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - An attorney for a teen injured after being shot by sheriff's deputies last year claims in a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies are inadequately trained. The suit filed on behalf of Matthew Peyronnin named Sheriff Jason Ard and three sheriff's deputies in the lawsuit.... more »
  • Business owner, former NFL WR shot in leg during robbery

    April 25, 2016 5:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers and Baton Rouge business owner was shot early Monday morning during a robbery at a townhouse in the city. 37-year-old Nathan Black was shot in the leg, according to his Facebook page. Black owns a personal training facility... more »
  • Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

    April 25, 2016 9:38 AM

    CLEVELAND - The city of Cleveland has reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, a black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun. An order filed in U.S. District Court in Cleveland on Monday says... more »
  • EBRSO investigating shooting at Briar Hollow

    April 25, 2016 8:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are investigating an early morning shooting at the Briar Hollow townhomes off of Siegen Lane. BREAKING: EBRSO responding to a shooting at Briar Hollow town homes off of Siegen. Details coming on @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/G7FdHqLQ4u — MichaelVinsanau WBRZ (@MVinsanau) April 25,... more »
  • Prom shooting in Wisconsin leaves 3 people injured

    April 24, 2016 3:02 PM

    ANTIGO, Wis. - Authorities have identified a man who they say shot and wounded two students outside of their northern Wisconsin prom as 18-year-old Jakob E. Wagner. Police say Wagner opened fire late Saturday and shot the male and female students with a rifle as they left the high school... more »
  • Victim's mother speaks out; she says her son was far from perfect.

    April 23, 2016 12:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a deadly shooting that killed one man Friday night in Baton Rouge. Police said 21-year-old Anthony Campbell was found deceased in the driveway of 2629 Laurel Street from apparent gunshot injuries. The shooting happened near the intersection on Laurel St.... more »
  • 911 call reveals moments before police kill Baker man Play Video

    April 23, 2016 12:32 AM

    MIAMI, FL - The Investigative Unit obtained 911 tapes detailing what happened moments before a Baker man was killed by police in Miami. "C'mon just leave me alone, you've done enough f***ing damage," a woman's voice says. " The voice belongs to the Francis Scot Dufore's ex. She... more »
  • Mom of Baker man killed by Florida cop says he 'snapped' Play Video

    April 21, 2016 12:27 PM

    MIAMI - Police say a Florida officer fatally shot a shotgun-wielding man from Baker, who had kidnapped a woman and forced her into the back seat of a vehicle. Francis Scot Dufore, 41, left Louisiana for Florida earlier this week. His mom says the trip was for a court... more »
  • Deputies seeking info on eagle shot in Pointe Coupee

    April 20, 2016 5:52 PM

    POINTE COUPEE- Wildlife and Fisheries is asking for the public’s assistance in finding information about the shooting death of a young bald eagle. The eagle was shot within the last two days in the vicinity of the 8000 block of Island Road in Ventress. Anyone with information about this, please... more »
  • Ballistics results return in The Cottages shooting

    April 20, 2016 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police have received preliminary results on ballistics tests on bullets taken from victims in a triple shooting where two Southern University students died almost two weeks ago. LaShuntae Benton and Annette January were shot and killed in crossfire between two suspected shooters at the Cottages apartment... more »
  • Second man arrested after Monday night Hanks Drive shooting

    April 19, 2016 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A second man was arrested after a Monday night shooting on Hanks Drive. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office initially arrested 23-year-old Jeron Durroh for attempted second-degree murder after a Monday night shooting on Hanks Drive and have now arrested 30-year-old Brock Williams in connection with the... more »
  • New video shows crash that led up to Will Smith's shooting

    April 19, 2016 9:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - WWL-TV in New Orleans has obtained new security camera footage that appears to show Cardell Hayes crashing his Hummer H2 into the back of Will Smith’s Mercedes Benz SUV. The video was taken from surveillance cameras at a Hi-Volt Coffee Shop, located a block away from... more »
  • EBRSO looking for man connected to South Harrells Ferry Road shooting

    April 18, 2016 3:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Sheriff Detectives are looking for 26-year-old James Joseph Ely in connection with a shooting. The shooting occurred on Sunday on South Harrell’s Ferry Road. Anyone with information concerning this incident or the whereabouts of Ely is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office... more »
  • Attempted murder charges in April 8 N. Ardenwood shooting

    April 18, 2016 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of attempted murder charges in connection with a shooting that happened at a North Ardenwood apartment complex earlier this month. According to BRPD, 20-year-old Jaquan Johnson was booked on charges of attempted second degree murder, illegal use of... more »
  • One injured in shooting on South Harrells Ferry Road

    April 17, 2016 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – EMS confirmed one person was injured in a shooting at St. Jean Apartments on South Herrells Ferry Road. The shooting happened around 3 p.m. Sunday. Deputies are currently at the scene investigating. First responders say the injuries are not life-threatening. A WBRZ News 2 crew... more »

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