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  • Family says officer shot man after running stop sign Play Video

    September 1, 2014 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The family of 27-year-old Derek Davis said he has undergone two surgeries since a shooting over the weekend after a traffic stop on Morning Glory Avenue. The family says Davis had damage to his kidneys, liver and colon after he was shot three times. Baton Rouge police... more »
  • Police identify officer who shot DWI suspect Play Video

    August 31, 2014 10:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of the officer Monday who shot a suspected drunk driver after he resisted arrest early Sunday morning. BRPD identified the officer as Matthew Jackson, a five year veteran of the Baton Rouge force. Jackson has been placed on paid administrative leave as... more »
  • Police: man shot Baker teen in self-defense, booked on drug charges

    August 29, 2014 3:55 PM

    BAKER - Police said they arrested a man on other charges after he shot and killed a teen in self-defense Thursday night. Officers responded to Heath Drive around 10 p.m. where they found 19-year-old Laquincia Wilkerson on the ground. Police confirmed that she had been shot and killed. ... more »
  • Father and daughter shot through front door Play Video

    August 29, 2014 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a motive in a Thursday night shooting on Old Hammond Hwy that hospitalized a 32-year-old man and his 5-year-old daughter. According to investigators, an unidentified person knocked on the door of the home in the 12000 block of Old Hammond Hwy, and... more »
  • Teen girl killed in Baker shooting Play Video

    August 28, 2014 10:49 PM

    BAKER- Police are investigating a shooting near the edge of city limits that happened Thursday night. Officers were dispatched to Heath Drive. A source told WBRZ News 2, police were advised that a woman was found on the ground, unresponsive. Investigators confirm an 18-year-old woman was shot and killed.... more »
  • Minimum 17-year sentence sought in porch shooting

    August 28, 2014 11:26 AM

    DETROIT - Prosecutors and the lawyer for a Detroit-area man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch are giving very different sentencing recommendations to a judge. Theodore Wafer of Dearborn Heights returns to court next Wednesday, about a month after he was convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting... more »
  • Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member Play Video

    August 28, 2014 2:05 AM

    OMAHA, NE - When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. Within minutes, one crew member was dying from a bullet shot by... more »
  • 5th arrest in New Orleans drive-by shooting case

    August 27, 2014 5:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans report a fifth arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and seriously injured a mother and two children Police said 34-year-old Michael Finnie was arrested Wednesday in Chalmette on two counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted... more »
  • Army IDs soldier who shot self at Virginia base

    August 27, 2014 12:17 PM

    RICHMOND, VA - The Army has identified the soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head. Fort Lee officials on Wednesday say it was 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker of Yonkers, New York. She was a human... more »
  • Bourbon St. shooting suspect pleads not guilty

    August 27, 2014 9:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Bourbon Street shooting suspect has pleaded not guilty on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others. Le entered his plea Wednesday. The 21-year-old Le originally was arrested July 4 and booked with... more »
  • Neighbors demand justice over disabled man's slaying Play Video

    August 25, 2014 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Neighbors on Tecumseh Street are demanding answers after a disabled man who was well known in their neighborhood was shot and killed by a homeowner over the weekend. Investigators say the shooting occurred after a fight at 2602 Tecumseh Street. The victim was identified as 51-year-old... more »
  • Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

    August 25, 2014 3:50 PM

    FORT LEE, VA - A soldier has died after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself inside a major command's headquarters in Virginia. Fort Lee officials said the solider was pronounced dead Monday after being taken to Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. No other injuries were reported in the... more »
  • Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

    August 25, 2014 9:04 AM

    FORT LEE, VA - A commanding general at a Virginia Army base says a soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office, then shot herself in the head as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her. Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons says the soldier went on a rampage... more »
  • Hundreds line up for Michael Brown funeral Play Video

    August 25, 2014 2:10 AM

    ST. LOUIS - Hundreds of people are gathering to say goodbye to Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer earlier this month. A long line of people waited Monday morning in sweltering morning heat to get into the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in... more »
  • Disabled man shot and killed by neighbor

    August 24, 2014 5:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man is dead and no one has been arrested yet. Gary Andrus, 51, was shot and killed in the yard of his neighbor's house after an altercation broke out. Police officers responded to the 2600 block of Tecumseh St. around 8:00 Saturday night. ... more »
  • Police: Fight leads to deadly shooting

    August 24, 2014 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a man was shot and killed after a fight in the front yard of a house. Gary Andrus, 51, was found on the 2600 block of Tecumseh Street at around 8 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say... more »
  • Obama sends White House aides to Ferguson funeral

    August 23, 2014 7:44 PM

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. - President Barack Obama is sending three White House officials to the funeral service of the Missouri teenager whose death in a police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked days of racial unrest. Leading the group for Monday's service will be the chairman of the My Brother's Keeper... more »
  • Plea deal in case linked to 2013 parade violence

    August 23, 2014 10:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Court papers show that a man charged as a member of the street gang authorities have linked to a shooting spree at a 2013 Mother's Day parade in New Orleans has made a deal with prosecutors. Documents filed Thursday say 25-year-old Richmond Smith admitted to selling heroin... more »
  • Mother arrested in shooting had prior charges Play Video

    August 22, 2014 5:48 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Port Allen police may be a little closer to finding out what happened at a shooting at a local basketball court. Edith Tillman, 43, and her son, Terrence Tillman, 17, were arrested in connection to the shooting. Edith Tillman has had at least two other... more »
  • National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

    August 22, 2014 2:51 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. About 100 people gathered Thursday evening, walking... more »
  • Mother, son arrested in Port Allen shooting

    August 21, 2014 4:17 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Investigators arrested a woman and her son Thursday in connection with a recent shooting in Port Allen. Police charged Terrance Tillman, 22, and Edith Tillman, 43, in connection with the shooting on Aug. 14 at the basketball courts on 14th and Maryland. Investigators said Edith... more »
  • Bourbon Street shooting suspect indicted

    August 21, 2014 3:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Accused Bourbon Street shooter Trung Le has been indicted in Orleans Parish Criminal Court on one count of manslaughter and one count of attempted murder for his alleged involvement in the June 29 gunfight that left one woman dead and several others injured. The 20-year-old Belle... more »
  • Sheriff to hold news conference related to 7-year-old's murder

    August 20, 2014 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff Sid Gautreaux has planned an evening news conference to release information related to a case that has outraged the community: the drive-by murder of a seven-year-old boy. Department spokeswoman, Casey Hicks, said the department has been working since the shooting Saturday night and will update... more »
  • 2 more arrests in NO shooting that killed 2

    August 18, 2014 4:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say two more people have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and injured five, seriously wounding a woman and her two small sons. A news release says 23-year-old Joseph Nelson III is accused of being one of two... more »
  • 2nd shooting in Port Allen

    August 17, 2014 5:47 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Residents who stay in Port Allen are dealing with more and more violence. Saturday afternoon marked the second shooting, for the city, within three days. Witnesses told News Two that Saturday afternoon, multiple gun shots went off near Franklin street and one person was hit... more »
  • Lawyer: Autopsy shows unarmed teen repeatedly shot

    August 17, 2014 11:56 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - A pathologist hired by the family of an unarmed Missouri teenager fatally shot by police says a bullet wound to his arm may have happened when he put his hands up, "but we don't know." Forensic pathologist Shawn Parcells said Monday that an independent autopsy shows 18-year-old... more »
  • Police: Second shooting in Port Allen this week

    August 16, 2014 6:09 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Port Allen police are investigating the second shooting this week in the city. Details are limited, but witnesses tell News 2 the shooting started on 14th street and ended up on Franklin Street near Rosedale Road. Neighbors say one person was shot in the leg.... more »
  • Judge: Colorado theater shooting suits can advance

    August 16, 2014 4:00 PM

    DENVER - A judge says lawsuits can move forward against the owner of the Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and injured 70 others in 2012. U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson ruled Friday that Cinemark could have predicted moviegoers might be targeted for an attack, noting... more »
  • Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson

    August 16, 2014 3:58 PM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Saturday and imposed a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. Nixon said that though many protesters were making themselves heard peacefully, the... more »
  • Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson

    August 16, 2014 10:33 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Anger spurred by the death of a black teenager at the hands of white police officer boiled over when protesters stormed into a Missouri convenience store - the same store that Michael Brown was accused of robbing. Police and about 200 protesters clashed again in Ferguson, Missouri... more »
  • Turmoil, tear gas give way to hope in Ferguson

    August 15, 2014 1:56 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - County police in riot gear and armored tanks gave way to state troopers walking side-by-side with thousands of protesters as the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot by a city police officer overwhelmingly avoided violence Thursday after nearly a week of unrest. The... more »
  • Hail of gunfire flies through park, one hit

    August 14, 2014 7:59 PM

    PORT ALLEN- As many as nineteen shots were fired near a park Thursday, hitting at least one person. The shooting happened at a basketball court in a park at the corner of Maryland and 14th Street. Following the shooting, there was a verbal altercation between authorities and a... more »
  • Police involved shooting unreported for 2 days

    August 14, 2014 6:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's press secretary has been re-assigned to handle public information for the police department following news that the department failed to issue a statement on an officer-involved shooting. The city said Thursday that Tyler Gamble will manage the three-person police public information staff,... more »
  • Missouri troopers to take over Ferguson security

    August 14, 2014 3:40 PM

    FLORISSANT, MO - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over the supervision of security in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. Nixon made the announcement at a news conference... more »
  • Scrutiny of police response increases in Ferguson

    August 14, 2014 2:12 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Police and politicians in the St. Louis suburb where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have vowed to reach across the divide in a community in search of answers. In the streets of Ferguson, though, the polite dialogue heard at community forums is... more »
  • Police ID deceased in shooting

    August 13, 2014 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man who died in an attempted murder suicide that left a woman hospitalized in critical condition with gunshot wounds in Baton Rouge Investigators said Darrow Davis, 56, shot an unidentified female at the St. Theresa apartment complex at 3620 Winbourne Avenue around noon... more »
  • Man shot dead, suspect detained

    August 12, 2014 6:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An evening shooting left a man dead, police said a few hours after responding to the call in the parking lot of the Renaissance Gateway apartment complex in the 600 block of North Ardenwood Drive. The 28-year-old victim, who was still unidentified as of this post Tuesday,... more »
  • Police, mayor discuss New Orleans weekend killings

    August 12, 2014 5:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans police chief says police have developed more information about at least one of the occupants of a car involved in a deadly, weekend drive-by shooting in New Orleans. Chief Ronal Serpas and Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Tuesday encouraged anyone with knowledge of the shooters'... more »
  • Police cite threats, won't name cop who shot teen

    August 12, 2014 12:04 PM

    FERGUSON, MO - The police chief in a St. Louis suburb where a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager says he's holding off on publicly identifying the officer because of death threats. The officer was placed on administrative leave Saturday after fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown. Ferguson Police... more »
  • Police: Man killed in New Orleans was targeted

    August 11, 2014 2:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' police chief says investigators believe the 33-year-old man slain Sunday was the target of a drive-by shooting, a likely drug-related shooting that also killed a teenager and wounded five other people. Superintendent Ronal Serpas Serpas said Monday that two victims are out of the hospital... more »
  • More than 30 arrests in violence following vigil for shooting victim Play Video

    August 11, 2014 10:15 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Police say the FBI is taking over the investigation of a suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson tells The Associated Press that he was informed Monday that the FBI was going to take over the investigation... more »
  • Hotel shooting: 1 dead, 1 critically wounded

    August 10, 2014 11:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say one man is dead and another critically wounded after a shooting in a Canal Street hotel room. Officer Frank Robertson says investigators believe the dead man may have shot himself, but have not confirmed that. He says the shooting was reported about 6:30... more »
  • Vikings player shot in calf in Minneapolis

    August 9, 2014 12:37 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting inside a downtown nightclub that injured multiple people, including a Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle. Minneapolis police spokesman Scott Seroka tells a TV station that as many as seven people may have been shot around 1:50 a.m. Saturday, including two with serious injuries.... more »
  • 2 found dead on I-10 in New Orleans

    August 9, 2014 11:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Homicide Detectives in New Orleans are investigating the fatal shooting of two men on Interstate 10. Police say the killings are believed to have occurred around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in eastern New Orleans. Officers responding to a call about shots fired on the interstate found two men... more »
  • Father describes shooting intruder Play Video

    August 6, 2014 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father in Baton Rouge who police said shot an intruder in his daughter's home said if he found himself in the same situation, he'd do the same thing all over again. "It had to be me or him. So, it had to be him instead... more »
  • School hosts active shooter training

    August 5, 2014 11:07 AM

    BALDWIN - Law enforcement and school administrators in St. Mary Parish attended a collaborative active shooter training and demonstration event last Thursday to better prepare for the possibility of a school shooting. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Regional Training Academy hosted the event at B.E. Boudreaux Middle School... more »
  • Arrest made in July 14 shooting on Florida St.

    August 1, 2014 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in connection with the shooting death of a 59-year-old man on Florida Street last month, according to police in Baton Rouge. Detectives believe that Marlon Carter, 41, of Zachary was involved in a dispute with Charles Vincent just before the shooting... more »
  • Chicago PD: Man shoots CEO before killing self

    July 31, 2014 11:37 AM

    CHICAGO - Chicago police say a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself at their office in a downtown high-rise office building. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says a worker at a technological company entered the 17th-floor office Thursday and met with his CEO before... more »
  • Man kills himself during police encounter

    July 30, 2014 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they were following a reported stolen car Wednesday when the driver pulled over and shot himself. Details are preliminary and police are still on the scene at the South Sherwood Forest fast food restaurant where the shooting happened around 11 a.m. The dead... more »
  • Shooting in New Orleans leaves two dead, another injured

    July 29, 2014 6:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead and an 18-year-old man injured. Police responded to a shots fired call around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and found two men in red four-door Jaguar suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say the unidentified men were pronounced... more »
  • Teen accused in rape, robbery and shooting Play Video

    July 28, 2014 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims from a Sunday morning of terror in Baton Rouge are recalling what happened to them when they came face to face with Andre Young. Young is accused of raping, robbing and shooting people in Baton Rouge over a four hour window Sunday morning. It... more »
  • Police probe latest New Orleans shooting

    July 28, 2014 10:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans say they have begun a homicide investigation in connection with a death in the city's Algiers area. Police said the victim in the Monday morning incident was a 23-year-old man. Police said they were responding to a call at 6:45 a.m. about a... more »
  • Hearing today for Bourbon St. shooting suspect

    July 25, 2014 3:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A defense attorney is pushing for a faster "probable cause" hearing for the only suspect arrested so far in a deadly Bourbon Street shooting. The hearing for 20-year-old Trung Le is currently set for Aug. 26. But defense attorney Martin Regan filed a motion saying Le shouldn't... more »
  • Case worker killed when patient, doctor exchange gunfire Play Video

    July 25, 2014 2:42 AM

    DARBY, PA - Authorities hope to learn if a psychiatrist had concerns about a patient who allegedly killed a case worker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital before the doctor pulled out his own gun to protect himself. Delaware District Attorney Jack Whelan says Dr. Lee Silverman was grazed in the... more »
  • Shooting suspect surrenders to warrant

    July 24, 2014 1:20 PM

    GONZALES - Police said a man accused of shooting at a home in Gonzales surrendered to authorities Thursday. Detectives booked Royal Johnson, 24, into the Ascension Parish jail on six charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, as well as charges of being a felon in possession of a... more »
  • Suspect arrested in Prescott Road shooting

    July 23, 2014 1:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man wanted in connection with a July 13 shooting on Prescott Road that left a man with life-threatening injuries. Jonathan Foster, 25, faces charges of attempted second degree murder and possession of a firearm by convicted felon for his involvement in the shooting... more »
  • Bourbon St. shooting suspect appears in court

    July 23, 2014 11:36 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The only suspect arrested so far in connection with a deadly gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street has made a brief court appearance with new lawyers. Twenty-year-old Trung Le remains in jail without bond on one count of first-degree murder in connection with the death of a... more »
  • Colorado theater shooter in court for hearing on expert testimony

    July 23, 2014 2:04 AM

    CENTENNIAL, CO - The man charged with the Colorado theater massacre is returning to court for the second day of hearings about what kinds of experts can testify at his trial. The hearing resumes Wednesday on a defense motion to bar testimony from firearms experts. On Tuesday, the judge heard... more »
  • Victim recovering after being shot several times Play Video

    July 22, 2014 6:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is now underway into the latest shooting in Baton Rouge. Police say a 23-year-old man is recovering the hospital after he was shot several times around 11:00 p.m. last night in the 5500 block of St. Gerard St. The victim then traveled to a... more »
  • Theater shooting lawyers in court to discuss video

    July 22, 2014 2:13 AM

    CENTENNIAL, CO - Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are returning to court to discuss whether a doctor should be allowed to videotape the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes. At a two-day hearing that starts Tuesday, prosecutors and the defense are also scheduled to discuss defense motions... more »
  • Police: Overnight homicide under investigation

    July 20, 2014 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was shot to death in Baton Rouge late Saturday night and police are still looking for the gunman. Travis Denzel Polk, 21, was killed on the 3200 block of Mission Street which is just south of Winbourne Avenue. Baton Rouge police say Polk... more »
  • Maringouin man killed in accidental shooting

    July 19, 2014 9:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police identified the shooter and victim of an early Saturday morning shooting. Authorities say around 3 a.m. Carl Joesph James Jr, 27, was shot by Tyrell King, 21. James was found with a single gunshot wound lying in the roadway near 8300 Scotland Avenue.... more »
  • Hearing set for suspect in Bourbon St. shootings

    July 15, 2014 5:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A hearing date of July 23 has been set in New Orleans for a suspect in the Bourbon Street gunfight that killed one person and wounded nine others. Twenty-year-old Trung Le of Belle Chasse is being held in Orleans Parish Prison. Although the judge set bonds totaling... more »
  • Suspect wanted in Prescott Road shooting

    July 14, 2014 3:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police have named a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting in Baton Rouge over the weekend, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries. It happened Sunday night just before nine in the 5600 block of Prescott Road. Police say Jonathan Foster and the victim got into... more »
  • Police: Shooting suspected wanted

    July 13, 2014 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are looking for the accused gunman in a shooting that happened early Saturday morning. Cops believe an argument started between a group of people, including Tajh Harris, 21, and Javontia Davis, 24. Officials say the argument lead to Harris shooting and killing Davis.... more »
  • Bourbon Street shooting suspect back in Louisiana

    July 12, 2014 5:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office says a suspect in the gunfight that killed one person and injured nine others last month in the French Quarter is back in New Orleans. Trung Le is currently being held in Orleans Parish Prison. Chris Bowman with the Orleans Parish... more »
  • Police: Man killed in overnight shooting

    July 12, 2014 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for the gunman who killed a Baton Rouge man early Saturday morning. Javontia Davis, 24, was killed before 2 a.m. on Wenonah Street. Police say he was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. No suspects have been named yet. The shooting... more »
  • Jindal signs extradition warrant for Bourbon St. suspect

    July 11, 2014 1:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal signed a warrant Friday to begin the extradition process for Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung Le, according to the governor's office. Le, 20, was arrested in Mississippi on the afternoon of July 4. He's accused of firing into a New Orleans crowd, injuring... more »
  • Texas shooting suspect collapses in court

    July 11, 2014 10:22 AM

    SPRING, TX - A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, has collapsed in court as a prosecutor recited the charges against him. A shackled Ronald Lee Haskell was standing before a state district judge Friday during a probable cause hearing when he fell... more »

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