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  • Sentencing delayed for retired Saints star's killer

    March 23, 2017 1:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sentencing for the man who fatally shot former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith has been delayed. Cardell Hayes was scheduled for sentencing on Monday. However, state District Judge Camille Buras granted a defense attorneys' request for more time Thursday. No new date was set. A status... more »
  • S.C. Ex-guard shot in attack via inmate's cellphone to testify

    March 23, 2017 9:32 AM

    COLUMBIA - An ex-South Carolina corrections officer who was nearly killed in a shooting orchestrated by an inmate using an illegal cellphone wants federal authorities to help ensure nothing like it happens again. Robert Johnson is expected to testify Thursday before the Federal Communications Commission about preventing inmate access to... more »
  • Report: three people, police dog killed in Crowley shooting

    March 23, 2017 8:28 AM

    CROWLEY – A Crowley Police officer was shot a K-9 police dog was killed late Wednesday night, local media reports. According to KATC, the shooting happened in the 400 block of Josey Street in Crowley around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night. Louisiana State Police tell KATC that two other... more »
  • New video shows Deputy Nick Tullier operating a wheelchair

    March 22, 2017 5:37 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy Nick Tullier's family posted a new video Wednesday showing him operating a wheelchair as he continues his recovery. In an update, Tullier's father says the hospital had to remove a "central line" IV that was causing an infection. His father goes... more »
  • Nightclub shooting victims sue gunman's employer, wife

    March 22, 2017 10:00 AM

    ORLANDO - A personal injury attorney representing some of the families and survivors of the Orlando nightclub killings has filed a lawsuit against the gunman's employer and wife, claiming they were able to stop Omar Mateen before the attack but didn't. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in... more »
  • Baton Rouge man pleads guilty following 2015 Donaldsonville shooting

    March 21, 2017 11:15 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A 28-year-old Baton Rouge man pled guilty to charges on Monday following a 2015 shooting in Donaldsonville. According to District Attorney Ricky Babin, Joshua Green pled guilty to aggravated battery. The guilty plea was the result of a plea agreement with prosecutors. The incident occurred on... more »
  • Homeowner fights off robbers; suspects shot in second botched robbery Play Video

    March 21, 2017 9:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are investigating after one person was hurt in a shooting off Heritage Estates Tuesday morning. The normally quiet subdivision was swarming with investigators from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Monday night. The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Monday near the intersection of... more »
  • Suspects in critical condition after two botched armed robberies

    March 21, 2017 8:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say two men wanted for a Monday night shooting in Baton Rouge are in critical condition after trying to rob another person in Breaux Bridge Tuesday morning. According to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, the men wanted have been identified as 26-year-old Joseph Bruce... more »
  • One hospitalized after shooting near Longfellow Park

    March 20, 2017 7:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to a shooting that occurred near a BREC park Monday afternoon. The shooting took place around 6:05 p.m. on Kelvin Street, near Longfellow Park. Sources say one person was shot multiple times. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical but... more »
  • Suspected deputy killer accused of raping teen Play Video

    March 20, 2017 9:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The man accused of killing an East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputy Saturday night has been remotely booked into jail on charges related to what brought Sgt. Shawn Anderson to the hair salon where he was killed. Brandon Wiley, 30, has not been charged in Anderson's death... more »
  • Man shot while walking dog in New Orleans

    March 20, 2017 8:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS – Residents in Uptown say a man was shot while walking his dog in New Orleans Monday morning, local media reports. According to WWLTV, the shooting happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 5000 block of Loyola Ave. Neighbors say a man was walking his dog near the... more »
  • Jurors shown video in deputy's murder trial

    March 20, 2017 7:39 AM

    UPDATE: The victims' relatives softly wept as jurors watched graphic video from a police officer's body camera of a shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy and critically wounded his father during a confrontation with law enforcement officers in central Louisiana. At least two of the 12 jurors and two alternates... more »
  • 19-year-old killed in Mandeville shooting

    March 19, 2017 12:40 PM

    MANDEVILLE - A 19-year-old was shot and killed on Ridgewood Loop in Mandeville Saturday. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies discovered the victim, 19-year-old Vincent Cuccia, was shot several times. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but died as a result of his injuries. ... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy shot, killed Saturday night in Baton Rouge Play Video

    March 19, 2017 12:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy was shot and killed in the line of duty late Saturday. The shooting happened at a business in a strip mall near the movie theater on O'Neal Lane at I-12. Sgt. Shawn Anderson, 43, was responding to a rape... more »
  • BRPD investigating fatal shooting on Tuscarora Street

    March 18, 2017 11:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred near Tuscarora Street Saturday evening. The shooting claimed the life of 20-year-old Darrious West. BRPD officials said West was found behind a house in the 4000 block of Tuscarora St. around 9:18 p.m. ... more »
  • Police: Tennessee deputy fatally shoots Louisiana man

    March 17, 2017 12:37 PM

    ALAMO - Officials say a Tennessee deputy has fatally shot a New Orleans man who tried to strike deputies with his vehicle. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a statement that Crockett County sheriff's deputies initially responded Thursday after 37-year-old Rodney James Hess blocked traffic on a highway near... more »
  • Jury selected for Marksville deputy charged with 6-year-old's death

    March 16, 2017 7:02 PM

    MARKSVILLE – A jury has been selected for the trial of a Marksville deputy who is charged with murder following the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy. Jury selection began Monday morning for Derrick Stafford's trial in Marksville, where he and another city marshal fired at a car after... more »
  • Federal charges filed against man arrested for shooting 16-year-old

    March 16, 2017 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Acting United States Attorney Corey Amundson has filed federal criminal charges against a man who was arrested for shooting a 16-year-old in the head earlier this week. The charges are filed against 45-year-old Octavio Bringas-Posadas for possession of a firearm prohibited by a person and... more »
  • Teen victim's family questions how accused shooter re-entered country Play Video

    March 15, 2017 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of a 16-year-old who was shot on his birthday by an illegal alien says they do not believe the accused shooter's story that he was playing with the gun when it went off. In 2012, Octavio Bringas, a Mexican national, was deported following a drug... more »
  • Police: Bullets fly because of wrong pizza toppings

    March 15, 2017 8:39 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nashville police say a car of teenagers opened fire at a market because they were served the wrong pizza toppings. Police say suspects ages 16, 17 and 18 were arrested Tuesday afternoon after guns were fired toward the D.B. Todd Market. No one was hurt. Police say... more »
  • Judge denies bond reduction for 14-year-old Scotlandville shooter

    March 15, 2017 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 14-year-old student accused of attempted second-degree murder after shooting a gun on Scotlandville Magnet High School's campus was denied a reduction in bond. The student, Jermaine Moore, also faces charges of aggravated assault and carrying a gun on school property. Moore's current bond is set... more »
  • Five indicted in 'gangsters with guns' shooting death

    March 14, 2017 4:02 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE – An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted five individuals for a January shooting death in Geismar. District Attorney Ricky Babin says Javante Haynes, Jyvariel Harvey, Kentrell Lewis, and Jonathan Darville were indicted on second-degree murder charges. Rachel Bueche was also indicted for accessory after the fact to... more »
  • Man accused of telling teen to rob Baton Rouge home

    March 13, 2017 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man was arrested Friday after he was accused of telling a teen to rob a home on Beech Street. According to arrest documents, the crime happened around 2:38 a.m. in the 5500 block of Beech Street Friday. Officers in the area said they... more »
  • Six jurors selected for Marksville deputy charged in child's death Play Video

    March 13, 2017 7:53 AM

    MARKSVILLE - A Marksville law enforcement officer charged with murder in a 6-year-old boy's fatal shooting is heading to trial. Jury selection began Monday morning for Derrick Stafford's trial in Marksville, where he and another city marshal fired at a car after a November 2015 pursuit . The shooting killed... more »
  • BRPD responding to shooting on Duchess Drive

    March 10, 2017 8:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to a shooting on Duchess Drive. According to police, the shooting occurred around 7:45 p.m. in the 1700 block of Duchess Drive, near Windsor Drive. BRPD officials say one man was injured by gunfire. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this... more »
  • Deputy-involved shooting in Plaquemine following attempted traffic stop Play Video

    March 10, 2017 4:24 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – Crews are on the scene of a deputy-involved shooting on LA 1 and Government Street that occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Friday. According to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office, a deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop when a car tried to drive through a road block.... more »
  • Second suspect arrested in November shooting at Southern University

    March 9, 2017 7:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A second person was arrested Wednesday night in connection to a November shooting on Southern University’s campus. According to arrest records, Davone Malane Tyler was charged with attempted first degree murder, felon in possession of a firearm, illegal possession of a stolen firearm and violation of... more »
  • Kids at home when engaged couple shot in home invasion Play Video

    March 8, 2017 7:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say one man was killed and his fiancée was shot after a home invasion on Lorraine Street Wednesday night. Baton Rouge Police say Decoty Joseph, 28, was shot after a black male forced his way inside the home around 6:30 p.m. and demanded money and... more »
  • Law enforcement say homeowner justified in killing intruder Play Video

    March 8, 2017 7:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore said Wednesday it appears an older man was justified in shooting a home invader earlier in the morning. The incident happened Wednesday around 1:30 a.m. in an area of Baton Rouge known as "the Bottom". Law enforcement said 40-year-old... more »
  • Graffiti threatens 'Sandy Hook 2017' at East Jefferson High

    March 8, 2017 1:24 PM

    METAIRIE - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating spray-painted threats that appeared at East Jefferson High School Wednesday morning. Graffiti reading "#Sandyhook2017" and "Shooting the school up - Crazy white boy" were found on walls of the school as students arrived for class. Classes were not canceled,... more »
  • Hammond murder believed to be in retaliation for 2016 shooting

    March 8, 2017 12:16 PM

    HAMMOND – The Hammond Police Department is investigating a murder that occurred at the intersection of East David Drive and Martin Luther King Boulevard. Police responded to a shots fired call around 1 a.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, officers found 27-year-old Demarkius Jackson inside a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot... more »
  • Gas station shooting sends one person to hospital Play Video

    March 8, 2017 7:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person was shot in the arm at a gas station on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard late Tuesday night. The shooting happened at the Shell gas station in the 2200 block of South Sherwood Forest Boulevard near Harrells Ferry Road around 11:30 p.m. ... more »
  • Marksville marshal murder trial begins Monday Play Video

    March 6, 2017 11:46 PM

    MARKSVILLE – The trial for Derrick Stafford, one of the two city marshal’s charged in the November 2015 shooting death of at six-year-old, will begin Monday. Stafford, along with Norris Greenhouse Jr., is charged with second-degree murder, and second-degree attempted murder after the shooting that started as a car... more »
  • Community holds march against violence following fatal shooting Play Video

    March 5, 2017 11:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of people marched the streets Sunday despite the rain and wet pavement, encouraging their neighbors to report crime when they see it. The marchers are sick and tired of all the violence in their community and hope this march sends a message. "The only... more »
  • Man accused of kidnapping arrested after Mississippi police chase

    March 5, 2017 3:15 PM

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Authorities say a man accused of kidnapping has been arrested after allegedly shooting at a deputy during a high-speed chase in southeast Mississippi. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell tells local news media that suspect Terrell Lee Johnson was a passenger of an SUV when he shot at... more »
  • Man hospitalized after shooting on Kansas Street

    March 4, 2017 8:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was reportedly shot in the leg on Kansas Street Saturday. The shooting occurred around 7:15 p.m. Saturday night. Sources say the man has been taken to the hospital with minor injuries to his lower leg . The victim is now in stable condition.... more »
  • Father accused of killing son in N. 40th St. shooting

    March 2, 2017 1:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say one man is dead and a second is in parish prison after a shooting on North 40 th Street Wednesday night. According to arrest documents, the shooting happened in the 1600 block of North 40 th around 11 p.m. Wednesday. Baton Rouge Police homicide... more »
  • Police identify victim in deadly North 37th St shooting Play Video

    March 1, 2017 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that happened last night on North 37th street. According to Baton Rouge Police, Corsey Hollins, 31, was found around 8:30 p.m. inside a parked car suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died at the scene. Police say there... more »
  • Man who tased EBR deputies Wednesday recently avoided arrest in Judge Mike Erwin's courtroom Play Video

    March 1, 2017 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man suspected of armed robbery wrestled a taser from two East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies Wednesday morning, firing it at them. Jeremy Blouin, 21 years-old of Baton Rouge, also allegedly punched the deputies before being shot in the Piccadilly parking lot on Essen Lane. He was... more »
  • Essen robbery suspect stole taser from deputy before being shot Play Video

    March 1, 2017 1:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The man accused of robbing a victim inside an Essen Lane gas station bathroom and later shot by deputies early Wednesday morning has been booked into prison. According to arrest reports, Jeremy Blouin was charged with felony armed robbery, second-degree battery, disarming a peace officer, and... more »
  • Teen expected to live after accidental shooting in New Roads Play Video

    February 28, 2017 8:07 PM

    NEW ROADS - A 16-year-old is expected to survive after he was taken to the hospital with a serious shooting injury Tuesday evening. Around 6 p.m. New Roads Police responded to the scene of a reported accidental shooting on Highway 10. According to the New Roads Police Chief, four... more »
  • Manhunt in Houston after burglary suspects shoot two police officers

    February 28, 2017 3:48 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - Houston police say two officers have been taken to hospitals for treatment of injuries after what authorities say was an officer-involved shooting. Police say the pair of officers was hurt during an altercation Tuesday on the city’s southwest side. Numerous officers have swarmed the neighborhood. ... more »

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