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  • Man shot on New Orleans parade route

    February 25, 2017 5:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - NOPD says a 36-year-old Metairie man was shot along a parade route Saturday afternoon. According to a report from WWLTV , a firearm was shot from inside of a port-o-let at the corner of St. Charles and Napoleon Avenues and wounded a man on the neutral... more »
  • Victim says alleged shooter asked about visas

    February 25, 2017 12:21 PM

    OLATHE, Kan. - One of two immigrants from India who were shot in a suburban Kansas City bar says the attacker was asking about their visa status shortly before the attack, which some have suggested was a hate crime. Alok Madasani told The New York Times that while he and... more »
  • Teen shot in hand in Plaquemine

    February 22, 2017 11:02 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A teenager has been shot in the hand and wrist in Plaquemine, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi confirms a teenage victim was shot in the hand and wrist on James Street Wednesday evening before 10 p.m. IPSO is now... more »
  • Mother in critical condition after shooting on Lake Lawford Ct. Play Video

    February 22, 2017 9:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities say a mother of three is in critical condition after a shooting on Lake Lawford Court off South Sherwood Forest Boulevard Wednesday morning. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested Carl Thompson, Jr. for attempted second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. The... more »
  • Police respond to shooting near Garden District

    February 21, 2017 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police responded to a shooting off Government Street near the Garden District Tuesday. Shots were fired shortly before 4 p.m. at the intersection of South 16th and Oleander. One victim has been taken to a hospital in stable condition. Check back with WBRZ for updates.... more »
  • Police responding to reports of gunfire at Houston hospital

    February 21, 2017 4:08 PM

    HOUSTON - Police in Houston are responding to reports of shots fired inside a hospital at Houston's Texas Medical Center. Houston police spokesman Kese Smith says authorities have no immediate word of anyone being wounded. He says authorities began receiving reports shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Smith says officers and... more »
  • Man arrested for New Years Day murder in Baton Rouge

    February 21, 2017 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD has arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred on Jan. 1. Police say 29-year-old Thailand Brooks was arrested for fatally shooting of 29-year-old Asha Davis in her home on New Years Day. Investigators believe the shooting was a result of a... more »
  • Baton Rouge officer suspended after allegedly shooting dog

    February 20, 2017 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge Police officer will be suspended for five days after he allegedly shot a dog. A spokesperson for Baton Rouge Police said Abraham Wilson III was originally set to be suspended for 10 days due to the incident. He appealed that decision last week... more »
  • Judge asked to order release of San Bernardino iPhone records

    February 20, 2017 1:51 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. The news organizations said Monday there's no reason for the FBI... more »
  • Convicted felon arrested after shooting himself in the leg on Elm Drive

    February 19, 2017 6:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police arrested a convicted felon after he accidentally shot himself in the leg on Elm Drive Sunday afternoon. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, they received a call that a victim was shot in 4600 block of Elm Dr. at Shelley St. around... more »
  • Prosecutor: Sniper justified in shooting man who killed cop

    February 18, 2017 5:26 PM

    TACOMA, Wash. - The Pierce County prosecutor says a sheriff's sniper was justified in shooting a man who used his two children as human shields and earlier killed a Tacoma police officer. Prosecutor Mark Lindquist says Deputy Bob Shaw "prevented further loss of life" when he shot and killed Bruce... more »
  • BRPD responding to shooting on Evangeline Street

    February 16, 2017 11:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD is responding to a shooting on Evangeline Street. According to BRPD officials, it happened after 10:30 p.m. on Evangeline Street near Plank Road. According to sources on scene, a female victim was shot while inside a car after an altercation. Sources on scene... more »
  • 2 people shot in car on Finch Street

    February 16, 2017 11:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people are being taken to the hospital after a shooting on Finch Street in North Baton Rouge. According to a BRPD spokesperson, the shooting happened around 9 p.m. in the 2500 block of Finch Street. Officers say a male and a female victim suffered... more »
  • Airport shooting suspect due in Florida federal court

    February 16, 2017 8:57 AM

    MIAMI - The Alaska man accused of killing five people and wounding six in a Florida airport shooting rampage is due in federal court. A Miami federal judge scheduled a Thursday afternoon status hearing for 26-year-old Esteban Santiago. Prosecutors say Santiago flew from Anchorage, Alaska, to Florida on Jan. 6... more »
  • Teen denies trying to shoot student at Scotlandville high

    February 16, 2017 8:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge high school freshman has pleaded not guilty after he was accused of trying to shoot a fellow student in the school's courtyard earlier this month. The 14-year-old Scotlandville High School student pleaded not guilty Wednesday to attempted second-degree murder. Prosecutors say the boy fired... more »
  • Reduced charges in Bourbon St. shootout that killed BR man

    February 16, 2017 7:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A magistrate judge has reduced the charges against two men accused in a shootout in New Orleans' tourist-filled French Quarter that left a Baton Rouge man dead and nine others wounded. Magistrate Judge Harry Cantrell said Wednesday that he could find no probable cause for a murder... more »
  • Man hurt in shooting after possible robbery on Runnymede Ave.

    February 15, 2017 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person was hurt after a shooting during a possible robbery at a home near Highway 61 Wednesday night. According to Baton Rouge Police, the shooting happened around 10 p.m. in the 10000 block of Runnymede Avenue and Magna Carta Place. One man was... more »
  • Hearing set in case of Minnesota officer who shot Castile

    February 15, 2017 8:30 AM

    ST. PAUL - A Minnesota judge will hear oral arguments on whether to dismiss the case against the officer who shot and killed Philando Castile during a July traffic stop. St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez is charged with manslaughter and other counts. His attorneys will argue at Wednesday's hearing... more »
  • 19-year-old armed robber killed on Glenlea Ave. Play Video

    February 14, 2017 1:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a homeowner shot and killed an armed robber at a home on Glenlea Ave. Tuesday. The shooting happened around 12 p.m. Tuesday in the 7700 block of Glenlea Avenue. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Terione Williams pushed his way inside a... more »
  • Alleged airport shooter lied on guard application

    February 13, 2017 10:04 PM

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The man charged with killing five people at a Florida airport lied on his application to be a security guard in Alaska, and he was fired after only a few months on the job because of the state of his mental health. The new information is contained... more »
  • Morning murder victim once turned in to police by tough-loving mom

    February 13, 2017 7:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man who was killed outside an Annette Street home Monday morning was previously turned in to police by his tough-loving mom. According to Baton Rouge Police, 25-year-old Tevin Gunter was shot just after 6 a.m. Monday morning in the 5300 block of Annette Street. An... more »
  • Shreveport student arrested, accused of having gun at school

    February 11, 2017 8:48 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A teen is facing charges after he was reportedly found with a gun at a Caddo Parish high school. KSLA-TV reports Shreveport police were called to C.E. Byrd High School just after noon Thursday on a tip in the investigation into the shooting death of 15-year-old Antonio Newsom.... more »
  • St. Martin deputies seeking suspects in Dollar General robbery

    February 11, 2017 6:23 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects who robbed a Dollar General Friday night. Deputies responded to a robbery at the Dollar General in the 5000 block of Old Spanish Trail around 10 p.m. It was learned that two armed black males... more »
  • NOPD: 6 shot, 1 killed in Central City

    February 10, 2017 9:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are on the scene of a shooting in Central City with 6 victims. One of the victim, a female, has died, according to police. According to WWL , the New Orleans Police Department confirmed the shooting at Third and Dryades streets around 6:15 p.m. Initial... more »
  • Stabbing on Jefferson Ave. sends one to hospital

    February 10, 2017 8:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to a stabbing on Jefferson Avenue. It happened just before 7 p.m. at a home in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue. BRPD sources say one person was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a stabbing. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"... more »
  • Pair arrested in attempted robbery at Airline Highway motel

    February 10, 2017 12:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery at a motel on Airline Highway Thursday. Police say two victims staying at the Wood Acres Motel on Airline Highway told them 18-year-old Sherry Nover and 21-year-old Percy Maloid entered their motel room... more »
  • Bond for Texas murder suspect set at whopping $4 billion

    February 9, 2017 11:43 AM

    KILLEEN - A Texas court official has imposed a $4 billion bond on a 25-year-old man charged in a fatal shooting. Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown recently set the bond for Antonio Marquis Willis, who is charged with murder in the December killing. County sheriff's Deputy Chief... more »
  • EBRSO investigating armed robbery at Coursey Blvd. gas station

    February 8, 2017 11:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a Coursey Blvd. gas station. An EBRSO spokesperson says a Shell gas station in the 11000 block of Coursey Blvd. near Sherwood Forest Boulevard was robbed just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Two black... more »
  • Bond set at $110,000 for Scotlandville High shooter Play Video

    February 8, 2017 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A judge ordered a $110,000 bond for the Scotlandville High School student accused of second-degree murder after shooting a gun on campus Monday. Juvenile Judge Adam Haney set three bonds for charges related to the situation: A $100,000 bond for attempted second degree murder, $5,000 for... more »
  • Gunman dies a day after shooting self, killing girlfriend in New Roads Play Video

    February 6, 2017 5:11 PM

    NEW ROADS- The gunman who shot and killed a woman in New Roads Monday afternoon before shooting himself has died, sources said a day after the violence. The shooting happened at a home in the 1000 block of St. Mary's Street. At the time, sources told WBRZ, Isaac Maloid... more »
  • Police: man shot at victims over money owed for car repairs

    February 4, 2017 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man faces attempted murder charges after he reportedly shot at someone over money owed for a car repair. The incident happened on around 2 a.m. on Dec. 2, 2016. According to arrest records, Baton Rouge Police officers responded to Kleinpeter Road in reference... more »
  • Lawyer: Man shot former NFL running back Joe McKnight in self-defense

    February 3, 2017 1:56 PM

    GRETNA - A lawyer for the man accused of fatally shooting Joe McKnight says his client shot the former NFL running back in self-defense. In an email sent to The Associated Press late Thursday, Matthew Goetz wrote that "information provided from our sources" indicate the 28-year-old McKnight was shot while... more »
  • Unsealed records shed some light on Roof's mental state

    February 2, 2017 2:18 PM

    CHARLESTON - Recently unsealed federal court documents reveal new details about mental health diagnoses faced by convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof. One filing notes a psychiatrist found Roof showed signs of diagnoses including social anxiety disorder, schizoid personality disorder and possible autistic spectrum disorder. The information is among hundreds... more »
  • Dad: drive-by victim was to join Army Reserves

    February 1, 2017 9:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The father of an 18-year-old killed in a drive-by shooting in front of a New Orleans high school says his son was in Tulane University's culinary catering program and was planning to join the Army Reserves. Lawrence Williams Jr. said Lawrence Williams IV had never been in... more »
  • State Fire Marshal finds common bond following three fatal blazes

    February 1, 2017 8:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The State Fire Marshal says there's a common bond in three fatal fires that happened since Saturday; none of the homes had working smoke alarms. The State Fire Marshal's office says they are is still investigating three blazes. All were detrmined to be accidental in nature... more »
  • Victim of N. 23rd Street shooting dies, suspect still at large

    January 30, 2017 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The victim of a shooting that took place in the 1700 block of North 23rd Street on Jan. 20 has died, according to Baton Rouge Police. The victim, 35-year-old Devin Johnese, died on Sunday after remaining in critical condition for a few days following the shooting. Investigators... more »
  • School shootings rise when economy struggles, study suggests

    January 30, 2017 12:10 PM

    WASHINGTON - A new study finds that school shootings rise when the economy tanks, even as violent crime in general appears to be unaffected. Researchers analyzed data from 379 shootings in schools between 1990 and 2013 and found a link between changes in national and local unemployment rates and the... more »
  • 6 dead in mosque shooting in Quebec

    January 29, 2017 10:26 PM

    QUEBEC CITY - A police spokeswoman says one suspect was arrested at the scene and another in a nearby city following last night's deadly shooting at a mosque in Quebec City. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling it a "terrorist attack on Muslims." Six people were killed and eight... more »
  • BRPD vehicle shot overnight on W. McKinley Street

    January 29, 2017 8:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are investigating after an unoccupied Baton Rouge Police vehicle was found damaged after a shooting Saturday night. According to BRPD Sgt. Don Coppola Jr., police received a shots fired call around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night in the 600 block of W. McKinley Street. Sunday, officers... more »
  • 1 dead, 2 injured in New Orleans shooting

    January 28, 2017 1:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - One woman is dead and two others wounded after a triple shooting in a New Orleans neighborhood. Police say officers responded to a call at about 11:50 p.m. Friday. When they arrived, investigators found three women with multiple gunshot wounds inside a car with Texas license plates.... more »
  • Earnings sought from album rapper allegedly made behind bars Play Video

    January 26, 2017 1:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims of a botched nightclub shooting are asking a judge to seize the earnings from an album that officials say rapper C-Murder recorded and released while in prison. The rapper, whose real name is Corey Miller, was convicted of attempted murder after a malfunctioning handgun prevented him... more »
  • Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting by NOPD

    January 24, 2017 8:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An operation to arrest a pair of armed robbery suspects ended in an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead. According to WWL-TV , the incident occurred in the 10000 block of Curran Blvd. at the Carriage House Apartments in New Orleans East around 5 p.m.... more »
  • Suspect wanted for shooting on N. 23rd Street; victim in critical condition

    January 24, 2017 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify a suspect accused of shooting a man on Jan. 20 on North 23rd Street near Jefferson Avenue. Investigators believe the shooting was a result of an argument between the suspect and the victim, a 35-year-old man. The... more »
  • Armed man with mental illness shot, killed by Kenner police

    January 24, 2017 12:48 PM

    KENNER - Police in a New Orleans suburb say officers fatally shot a man who was armed with two knives as he exited a house and advanced on them following a standoff that lasted more than four hours. Kenner police say in a news release that 25-year-old Armond Brown died... more »
  • Pizza delivery driver shot, killed in Algiers

    January 23, 2017 11:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in Algiers Monday night. According to WWL-TV , the incident occurred around 8 p.m. at the corner of Stratford and Winchester. Investigators say a Domino's delivery driver was shot multiple times. There was also a trainee with... more »
  • All 3 weekend triple shooting victims dead

    January 23, 2017 8:50 PM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish authorities say all three people shot in a car over the weekend have died. Sheriff's spokesman John Fortunato tells local media that a 16-year-old girl died Sunday, and her 25-year-old brother and the brother's girlfriend died Monday. All three were in a 2006 Honda Accord that... more »
  • Funeral arrangements set for slain Westwego officer

    January 23, 2017 5:35 PM

    WESTWEGO – Funeral arrangements have been announced for a Westwego police officer that was shot and killed early Friday morning. Visitation for 26-year-old Michael Louviere will be held on Friday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at White Dove Fellowship Church in Harvey with a funeral service... more »
  • Robbery 'gone bad'

    January 22, 2017 6:11 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio's police chief is calling it "a robbery gone really, really bad." Two suspects robbed a jewelry store at the Rolling Oaks Mall on Sunday, ending with shots fired and one person dead. Police say after the robbers fled the store a "good Samaritan" who tried... more »
  • Police: one man shot in chest on Yaun Drive

    January 22, 2017 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say one person was shot on Yaun Drive in Baton Rouge Sunday afternoon. The shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Yaun Drive and Charles Street. According to Baton Rouge Police Sgt. L’Jean McKneely, one male victim was shot in the upper... more »
  • Double shooting in New Orleans leaves 15-year-old dead

    January 22, 2017 2:30 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 15-year-old is dead and a 13-year-old wounded after a shooting Saturday night. The Times-Picayune reports that just before 6 p.m. Saturday police responded to a call about a shooting at the intersection of Desire and North Galvez Streets. The police news release says they... more »
  • Second student was wounded in Ohio school shooting

    January 22, 2017 1:05 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Authorities say a second student was wounded in a school shooting that left another critically injured. Champaign County Prosecutor Kevin Talebi says a 17-year-old student was struck but didn't have life-threatening injuries. The second youth injured wasn't identified immediately. Authorities say the 17-year-old shooter fired a 12-gauge... more »
  • Armed robbery ends in gunfire outside Tracy Avenue home

    January 20, 2017 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say one person was hurt after robbery ended in gunfire on Tracey Avenue Friday night. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, the shooting happened around 10 p.m. Friday night in front of a home on Tracey Avenue. Victims say a dark... more »
  • Two hurt in shooting on Sycamore Street Friday night

    January 20, 2017 8:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say two people were hurt in a shooting near Plank Road Friday night. The shooting happened on Sycamore Street just before 7:30 p.m. Friday. According to Baton Rouge Police Sgt. L'Jean McKneely, one victim was shot in the leg and the other victim was shot... more »
  • Manager at barber shop drops gun, shoots himself

    January 20, 2017 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The manager at a Baton Rouge barber shot was injured after he dropped his gun and shot himself Friday afternoon. Employees at Head-Quarters Family Hair Center tell WBRZ’s Brett Buffington that the manager was packing up to head home when he dropped the gun. Witnesses say... more »
  • Man had to pretend to be dead in ditch to escape armed robber

    January 20, 2017 1:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man said he had to pretend to be dead in a ditch after an armed robber opened fire on him in Baton Rouge last week. According to arrest records, the shooting happened after 11 p.m. on Heck Young Road on Jan. 15. East Baton Rouge... more »
  • One in critical condition after shooting on Jefferson Avenue Play Video

    January 20, 2017 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities responded to a shooting on Jefferson Avenue near North 23rd Street on Friday around noon. According to sources, EMS transported a 35-year-old man to the hospital with life threatening injuries. Witnesses say he was shot in the head and a few shots were heard. ... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: A week after being shot, victim talks about mid-city shooting Play Video

    January 19, 2017 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family involved in a Mid City parking lot shooting is speaking to just one station, detailing the horrifying moments they were shot at leaving Doe's Eat Place restaurant. The bullet struck Jacob Price just one quarter of an inch from his heart, missing his lungs, lodging... more »
  • 15-year-old girl shot and killed in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 18, 2017 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Details have come to light in the early hours of Thursday morning regarding the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Au'Miracle McElwee. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the shooting occurred on Wednesday around 10 p.m. in the 5100 block of Oaklon Avenue. Investigators say that McElwee was... more »

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