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  • Family mourns loss during candlelight vigil

    April 19, 2014 9:39 PM

    GONZALES - A community held a candlelight Saturday night to remember the mother and son who were allegedly killed by the husband and father early Thursday morning. "It's hard, real hard, you know. This is something here that should have never happened," said family member Robert Wright. More... more »
  • Search for suspected family killer continues

    April 18, 2014 4:14 PM

    GONZALES - The driveway at Dewona Green's house in Gonzales is turning into a memorial for her and her 12-year-old son who were killed Thursday morning. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has not found the alleged killer Ronald Green Sr., who may have gone through with his plan to... more »
  • Family 'heartbroken' after man kills wife and son Play Video

    April 17, 2014 4:27 PM

    GONZALES - A family is coping with the tragic loss of two loved ones after a man allegedly murdered his wife and their 12-year-old son. Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies say Ronald Green Sr. shot and killed his wife, 40-year-old Dewona Green and his son, Ronald Green Jr. Grief-stricken... more »
  • Police exchange gunfire with group, officer injured

    April 16, 2014 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A narcotics search warrant ended with an exchange of gunfire where a Baton Rouge Police officer was injured. The incident happened on 36th at Cain Street, near the intersection of North Acadian and Gus Young. Police said they only could release preliminary information and more is... more »
  • Painful lesson learned after drive-by shooting Play Video

    April 16, 2014 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An 18-year old is learning a painful lesson after he was injured during a drive-by shooting last night. It happened on Avis Ave, near Staring Lane, where police say someone opened fire from a car, hitting three people. One man was seriously injured. Darrell Oby's son... more »
  • 16-year-old triple murder suspect moved to adult jail

    April 16, 2014 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies escorted a 16-year-old accused triple murderer into the adult prison Wednesday afternoon. Inside, Nakeydran Williams will await trial for a shooting in Baker nearly three weeks ago where four other teenagers were shot. Three died in the incident and a fourth survived. For the... more »
  • Investigators: Shooting a family affair Play Video

    April 16, 2014 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An altercation between family members led to a shooting in Baton Rouge Tuesday night. Investigators say 53-year-old Jeremy Gray was shot and killed by his stepbrother on Dotson Ave. off Scenic Hwy. just after 10:00 p.m. last night. They haven't determined what caused the shooting, but... more »
  • Three shot off Staring Lane

    April 15, 2014 9:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police responded to reports of multiple people shot off Staring Lane Tuesday night. A large police presence formed in the area where there were reports of shots fired, on Avis Avenue. Along that same stretch of street, more shots fired on Leonard Drive. Police said one... more »
  • Man shot by deputy when he refused to stop attacking mother

    April 15, 2014 3:46 PM

    HAMMOND - State Police said they're investigating a deputy-involved shooting after a domestic disturbance in Tangipahoa Parish Tuesday afternoon. LSP Sgt. Nick Manale said deputies shot and killed Michael Nichols, 48, after he wouldn't stop stabbing his mother at their home off Happywoods Road near the I-12/I-55 interchange. ... more »
  • Hearing highlights details of triple murder

    April 14, 2014 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Investigators took the stand during a day-long hearing to discuss moving a 16-year-old accused killer from juvenile detention to parish prison and have the case against him heard in district court where he'll face adult charges. Eventually, a juvenile court judge decided to transfer Nakeydran Williams' case... more »
  • Parents walk in Baker to stop violence Play Video

    April 12, 2014 4:56 PM

    BAKER - A group of parents demanded peace and an end to violence during a march in Baker Saturday. The group called Parents Against Violent Exposures, or PAVE, hit the pavement with one goal. "We feel that trying to draw attention and awareness, hoping that other parents will... more »
  • Marine guard shot to death by colleague at NC base Play Video

    April 9, 2014 6:58 AM

    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Authorities say the victim in a North Carolina base shooting died of a single wound to the chest after efforts to revive him. Camp Lejeune (luh-JERN') base spokesman Nat Fahy said the shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when one Marine on guard duty shot... more »
  • Reprising grim role, Obama to grieve at Fort Hood Play Video

    April 9, 2014 6:50 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama is returning once again to a grief-stricken corner of America to mourn with families of those killed last week at Fort Hood. He's reprising his role as chief comforter as he offers solace to the nation in the face of another tragedy. It's a... more »
  • Shooting victim describes attacker then dies

    April 8, 2014 11:11 PM

    HAMMOND- Police spent Tuesday talking to a person of interest and witnesses to a murder that happened Monday night. Police said Brian Chester Keith died after being shot multiple times in Phoenix Square. There was no immediate motive for the shooting. Keith died at the hospital but not... more »
  • In wake of triple murder, everyone talks about the future Play Video

    April 8, 2014 10:33 PM

    BAKER - Hazel Mitchell, President of the Baker Civic Club, says since three kids were murdered and a fourth was hospitalized after an incident at her club, the venue is hurting. "Not financially, our hearts are broken, because of what happened in our city, in our facility that we... more »
  • UPDATE: Identity released of man killed, dumped in canal

    April 8, 2014 9:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a murder after the body of a 38-year-old man was found shot to death early Tuesday morning. The body of Alexander Scott was found by neighborhood residents around 7:30am in a canal behind houses in the 4300 block of Jefferson Ave.... more »
  • Pistorius continues testimony at murder trial

    April 8, 2014 6:38 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was testifying for a second day at his murder trial Tuesday, answering questions from his defense lawyer. Pistorius is expected to speak about the night he shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and will also be cross-examined by the prosecution. The double-amputee Olympic runner was the... more »
  • After triple murder, council to discuss security

    April 4, 2014 10:56 PM

    BAKER- More than a week after a triple murder left three teens dead and a fourth hospitalized, city leaders will talk about violence and ways to curb it. Next Tuesday, the Baker City Council will discuss various items at its regular meeting. Two will be spearheaded by Councilwoman Joyce... more »
  • Fort Hood official: Mental health not main factor

    April 4, 2014 3:41 PM

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The senior officer at Fort Hood says the mental condition of the soldier who fatally shot three soldiers and wounded 16 others earlier this week was not the "precipitating" factor in the shooting. The comments Friday by Lt. Gen. Mark Milley came a day after he... more »
  • Fort Hood gunman had 'unstable' mental condition

    April 4, 2014 6:35 AM

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Investigators say unstable mental health may be the underlying cause of a soldier's fatal shooting rampage at Fort Hood this week. But they also believe an argument with another service member likely preceded the attack. Spc. Ivan Lopez turned his gun on himself after killing three... more »
  • Community remembers triple murder victims Play Video

    April 3, 2014 10:31 PM

    BAKER - A group met near the scene of a triple murder Thursday night for a vigil in support and remembrance of three teens who were shot dead. Parents and community leaders are trying to put a stop to the violence, nearly a week after the shooting at a... more »
  • Police ID victim in deadly shooting Play Video

    April 3, 2014 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man shot and killed on North 35th Street in Baton Rouge Wednesday night. Cpl. Don Coppola said Travis Mitchell, 25, died after being shot in the face and the side. Police responded to a shots fired call just before... more »
  • Army says alleged shooter saw no combat in Iraq

    April 3, 2014 7:05 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Army's top civilian official says the soldier accused in the Fort Hood shooting this week was deployed for the final months of the Iraq war but did not see combat. Three people died and 16 were wounded before the shooter committed suicide. Army Secretary John McHugh testified... more »
  • Council looks for solutions after shooting Play Video

    April 2, 2014 6:14 PM

    BAKER - City leaders called on the community to come together after a triple murder in Baker. The murders prompted the city council to call a special meeting to look for solutions in stopping violence. Council President Joyce Burges called last weekend's shooting a wake-up call for the... more »
  • Official: Fort Hood shooter believed to be dead

    April 2, 2014 5:46 PM

    WASHINGTON - A U.S. law enforcement official says the suspected gunman at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas is now believed to be dead. Fort Hood confirmed the shooting on the base in a brief statement Wednesday evening. The statement also said emergency crews were on the scene and... more »
  • More arrests could come in Baker murders Play Video

    April 1, 2014 6:16 PM

    BAKER- More arrests could happen after a boy was charged with murdering three teens at a birthday party at the Baker Civic Club on Friday. Nakeydran Williams, 16, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder in the shooting. Baker Chief of... more »
  • Denham Springs police investigating deadly shooting

    March 31, 2014 12:04 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police in Denham Springs are investigating a deadly shooting after they said the victim's body was found Monday morning. Detective Glenn Lemoine says Durrell Woods, 19, was shot once in the back of the head and killed. Witnesses told police they heard gunshots around 1... more »
  • Hacked Albuquerque police website back online Play Video

    March 31, 2014 6:42 AM

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Albuquerque police website is back online after authorities say a cyberattack took it down for hours. The department couldn't immediately be reached for comment Sunday evening, but said earlier that the site was breached. It was visible late Sunday afternoon after going down in the early... more »
  • Nephew faces charges shooting of reality TV star

    March 31, 2014 6:41 AM

    BROCKTON, MA - A Massachusetts man is due to be arraigned on assault charges in the shooting of his uncle, reality TV star Benzino. Authorities say Benzino, whose real name is Raymond Scott, was shot and injured Saturday while riding in his mother's funeral procession. Gai Scott, of Randolph, Mass.,... more »
  • Families of quadruple shooting victims speak out Play Video

    March 30, 2014 7:05 PM

    BAKER - Family members are speaking out after a shooting killed three teens and sent another to a hospital Friday night. The mother of the only victim to survive the shooting told News 2 on the phone that Friday night was "pure chaos." Shots rang out at a crowded... more »
  • Home towns released for teens killed at La. party

    March 30, 2014 3:04 PM

    BAKER, La. - Police in Baker, La., say two teenage boys and a 15-year-old girl killed at a private birthday party in Baker were from nearby cities. Chief Mike Knaps says in an email Sunday that investigators are still interviewing witnesses and don't yet know a motive for the shooting... more »
  • UPDATE: Teen arrested in Baker triple murder Play Video

    March 29, 2014 10:35 AM

    BAKER - A 16-year-old male was arrested, accused in a shooting at a party in Baker where three teens were killed. The suspect's name was not released since he is a juvenile. He's charged with three counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted murder and one count of... more »
  • Man accused of covering up lover's murder

    March 26, 2014 8:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested in the shooting death of his girlfriend after he claimed she shot herself. Deputies say Jason Bringier, 32, initially told them Lucinda White, 30, shot herself in the head on Monday at a residence on Toulon Drive. He told deputies that... more »
  • Navy: Sailor, civilian suspect killed at Va. base Play Video

    March 25, 2014 7:05 AM

    NORFOLK, Va. - The Navy says a sailor was fatally shot and the lone suspect killed by security aboard a guided-missile destroyer docked at the world's largest naval base. Naval Station Norfolk spokeswoman Terri Davis says the suspect in the late Monday shooting was a civilian who was authorized to... more »
  • SWAT used to arrest man accused of two attempted murders

    March 21, 2014 10:53 PM

    JACKSON- A man faces charges following a standoff with authorities that happened after he shot two people, the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's office said. Clyde Bennett Mills, 35, of 959 Tom Mills Lane was booked on two counts of attempted second degree murder with no bond Friday. Investigators... more »
  • Man shot twice in Baton Rouge

    March 21, 2014 1:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting in Baton Rouge where a man was shot in the side. Authorities said the man was on his porch on the 4200 block of Joseph Street when he was shot twice in the side. EMS transported him to a local... more »
  • 911 call released in murder of 62-year-old man Play Video

    March 20, 2014 11:19 PM

    AMITE- Police charged a 63-year-old woman with manslaughter after her brother was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon. Daryllynn Hill was booked hours after the crime in the 100 block of South Second Street. Chief Jerry Trabone said Hill stopped cooperating with their investigation and they are not sure why... more »
  • Police have questions after sister kills brother

    March 19, 2014 10:59 PM

    AMITE- Police spent Wednesday evening questioning a 63-year-old woman who they said killed her brother after while he grilled in his backyard. Alfred Hill, 62, was shot and killed in the 100 block of South Second Street. His nephew stopped a police officer driving through the neighborhood and reported... more »
  • Suspect identified in La Margie Ave. murder

    March 19, 2014 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a 17-year-old Thursday who investigators said killed a Baton Rouge man and injured another this week. Baton Rouge Police said Brandon Boyd is wanted for the shooting death of Emanuelle Myles, 24, during a fight Wednesday night on La Margie Avenue.... more »
  • Police investigating double shooting

    March 18, 2014 7:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a double shooting, where one victim was shot in the head. Authorities and emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of La Margie and La Annie shortly before 6:30 Tuesday evening. The second victim was shot in the leg. Both shooting victims were... more »
  • Police investigate Tuesday night shooting

    March 11, 2014 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Homicide detectives were called to the scene of a shooting Tuesday night shortly after first responders rushed the unknown victim to an area hospital, a police spokesperson said. Police and EMS were called to the 2300 block of Pawnee, off Plank near the I-110 overpass, around 9... more »
  • Pistorius friend identified in gunplay testifies

    March 11, 2014 8:53 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - The friend of Oscar Pistorius who was identified by witnesses as being with the athlete on two occasions when a gun was shot in public is testifying at Pistorius' murder trial on Tuesday. Darren Fresco was asked by Pistorius to take the blame, a previous witness... more »
  • Police: Arrest in murder case

    March 1, 2014 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say two people were arrested in relation to a murder that happened on Sharp Rd. Tramion Catherine, 17, was arrested Friday for first degree murder. Marchristopher Corney, 18, was also arrested Friday for principal to first degree murder. Police say the two... more »
  • Man indicted in Baton Rouge State Fair killing

    March 1, 2014 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old has been indicted in the Nov. 2 shooting death of another man at the crowded Greater Baton Rouge State Fair. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury on Thursday indicted Keithdrick Lamond Pier of Baton Rouge on a second-degree murder charge. He faces an automatic... more »
  • Man guilty in triple murder shooting

    February 27, 2014 11:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A jury convicted a man Thursday night of killing three people more than two years ago. Courtney Williams was found guilty of killing his ex, Clarissa Cobbing, and Britney Lee along with Josephine Lathers, Lee's grandmother on Progress Street. Another man was wounded during the shooting. ... more »
  • Man arrested for shooting in French Settlement

    February 27, 2014 2:22 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT- Authorities have arrested a man accused in a shooting Wednesday night in Livingston Parish. Deputies say Robert Higgens shot another man after the two got into an argument at Higgens' home in the 18000 block of La Trace Road in French Settlement. The victim was taken... more »
  • Deputies respond to shooting along Amite River

    February 26, 2014 10:01 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT- Sheriff's deputies said a suspect is in custody after a shooting along the Amite River Wednesday night. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies said the victim was transported to an area hospital after the shooting on La Trace Road. They did not release any other information. Check... more »
  • Mother, sister of accused killer arrested Play Video

    February 24, 2014 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives have arrested two individuals in connection with the shooting death of Patrick Williams in Baton Rouge last week. Colodiuse Bowie and Jameeka Bowie, the mother and sister of the accused shooter Devon Bowie, have both been charged with obstruction of justice. Devon Bowie is accused... more »
  • BRPD: Shot spotters and crime cameras effective Play Video

    February 21, 2014 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A shot spotter gunfire indicator helped East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies respond to a shooting Thursday evening. The shot spotter sends an alert to police when it detects the sound of a gunshot nearby. East Baton Rouge Parish pays $30,000 a year to keep crime cameras... more »
  • Teen arrested in drug deal shooting

    February 21, 2014 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge teen after a drug deal where a 14-year-old was shot in the back. Sheriff's deputies arrested Elijah Ross, 19, after the shooting Thursday night in the 1900 block of St. Croix Drive. Investigators said Ross told them he and... more »
  • Officials consider change to Zachary gun law Play Video

    February 18, 2014 10:32 PM

    ZACHARY - City leaders want to consider changing an outdated law that allows guns to be fired anywhere in city limits. The ordinance was intended for rural areas before the city began to expand. After a couple of complaints about gunshot noises, the council and mayor are considering... more »
  • Murder victim identified, shooter still at large

    February 14, 2014 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they have no suspect in the Thursday night shooting on Sharp Lane that left one man dead. Police say the victim was shot one time in the head, and died at the scene. He has been identified as 18-year-old Timothy Thomas. ... more »
  • Man murdered in spray of bullets Thursday night

    February 13, 2014 10:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man was shot dead and left behind apartments off Florida Boulevard Thursday night. Detectives found the unidentified man in the complex at 567 Sharp Lane after people reported hearing gunshots just after 9 p.m. He was shot multiple times, detectives said. He died at the... more »
  • BRPD: Teen killed over "mutual girlfriend"

    February 13, 2014 8:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge have made an arrest in the murder of a man who was shot to death early Tuesday morning. Jamile Variste, 18, was arrested early Thursday morning in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Devonta Jenks. The shooting took place around... more »
  • BR Police investigating shooting death

    February 11, 2014 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are looking for a killer after a man was shot to death early Tuesday morning. The shooting took place around 2:25 a.m. at the Spanish Arms Apartments at 4343 Denham St. Police say 18 year-old Devonta Jenks was shot once in... more »
  • Another teen arrested for 15th St. shooting

    February 9, 2014 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police arrested another 18-year-old involved in the murder of a teenager on 15th Street Friday night. According to investigators, Harold Retana attempted to steal 18-year-old Marvin Thomas' cell phone while he was walking to a convenience store. Police said during the attempted robbery, Thomas... more »
  • Police: Suspect arrested in 15th street shooting Play Video

    February 9, 2014 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they have arrested a suspect in the 15th street shooting that happened Friday night. Officials say 18-year-old Corey Scott is charged with 2nd degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. He was arrested at around 9 a.m. Sunday. According to authorities, Scott... more »
  • UPDATE: Man wanted for murder of teen

    February 8, 2014 11:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are searching for an 18-year-old accused of shooting another teenager on South 15th Street. Investigators said Corey Scott is wanted for killing 18-year-old Marvin Thomas on Friday, Feb. 7. A witness told News 2's Troy Gaulden that Thomas was on the way to... more »
  • Man describes emotional murder scene Play Video

    February 8, 2014 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Neighbors living in Old South Baton Rouge are calling for the violence to stop after an 18-year-old was gunned down walking from a store. Baton Rouge Police say Marvin Thomas was shot and killed Friday just before 5 p.m. on the 1300 block of S. 15th... more »
  • Father: murdered son was not from the city

    February 7, 2014 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said Marvin Thomas, 18, was shot and killed on S. 15th near Julia Street just before five Friday evening. Family members said he was heading to the store before the shooting happened. Thomas' father told WBRZ News 2, the teen was not from the... more »
  • Suspect in Washington shooting a former employee

    February 5, 2014 2:26 PM

    VANCOUVER, Wash.- Authorities say a woman accused of shooting and injuring an employee at a Veterans Affairs office in Vancouver, Wash., used to work at the office. The Clark County sheriff's office says another employee wrestled away the gun. The sheriff's office says 46-year-old Deborah A. Lennon contacted 45-year-old Allen... more »
  • Two shot, gunman on the loose after Friday spray of bullets

    January 31, 2014 9:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives are looking for clues after two people were shot at an apartment complex north of Florida Boulevard near Sherwood Forest Friday night. The gunman fled the scene. The two victims are expected to survive, police said. Investigators will spend the night working the scene in... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly shooting Play Video

    January 31, 2014 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities identified the victim of a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge. Police said they found Michael Rogers, 52, shot to death in a shed around 9:45 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of West McKinley Street. They said Rogers, who was homeless, lived in the... more »
  • Woman describes finding man dead, shot in her shed Play Video

    January 31, 2014 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman who let a homeless man take shelter in a shed in her backyard said she was shocked and scared that the man was found shot multiple times in the makeshift home. Michael Rogers, 52, was found dead Friday morning by the good Samaritan who... more »
  • Shooting reported on Purdue University campus

    January 21, 2014 11:53 AM

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Police have a person in custody following a reported shooting at Purdue University in Indiana. Purdue spokesman Greg McClure tells The Associated Press that police haven't released information about possible injuries. The report of shots fired came in around noon on Tuesday at the electrical engineering... more »
  • Police: Shooting in Baker leaves one dead

    January 19, 2014 9:23 PM

    BAKER - A deadly shooting Sunday night in Baker leave police searching for answers. Baker police say an 18-year-old male was shot and killed at Daniels Drive off Groom Road. According to authorities, he was shot in the upper torso three times. Officials say they don't have... more »
  • Deputies investigating evening shooting

    January 15, 2014 9:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Multiple sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a reported shooting just outside the city limits. Sheriff's deputies said they responded to an incident on Grand Turk Drive, off Florida, but could not release specific details about what was going on. The front yard of the... more »

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