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  • Owners of AR-style firearms defend their weapon of choice

    June 26, 2016 3:39 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) - People in the United States who own AR-style firearms are again feeling the heat after another mass shooting that involved the weapon. Some 8 million AR-style firearms have been sold in the U.S. since they were first introduced to the civilian market in the 1960s. The shooter... more »
  • 2 teens arrested for lying about man in deputy shooting

    June 25, 2016 5:06 PM

    MONROE - Two teenagers have been arrested for lying about the location of a man that investigators say shot two Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office deputies. The sheriff's office Friday arrested two 17-year-olds, Domonique L. Dean and Rodricus T. Shaw, on accessory-after-the-fact charges. Investigators say they called police during a manhunt... more »
  • 2 dead, several hurt after Fort Worth dance studio shooting

    June 25, 2016 3:19 PM

    FORT WORTH - Texas authorities say two people are dead and at least five others were injured following a shooting outside a nonprofit dance studio in Fort Worth. Fort Worth Police Spokesman Daniel Segura says in a statement Saturday that East Division officers responded to reports of a shooting at... more »
  • Sheriff: Texts show suspect in deputy death plotting crimes

    June 24, 2016 6:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana sheriff says cellphone text message evidence shows the suspect in a deputy's shooting death had been plotting other crimes. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand read texts laced with street slang and profanity from the phone of suspect Jerman Neveaux during a Friday news conference. Neveaux... more »
  • One injured after shooting on Woodpecker Street

    June 24, 2016 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person was injured in a shooting in Baton Rouge Friday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, one woman was shot at 150 Woodpecker Street around 11 a.m. Friday. Police said the injuries are not life threatening. The investigation is still ongoing, but... more »
  • Man accused of opening fire on home with people inside

    June 24, 2016 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a man on attempted murder charges after he was accused of shooting at a home while people were inside. On June 23 around 3:48 p.m. BRPD responded to the 1400 block of Convention Street in reference to a shots fired call.... more »
  • Man wounded in shootout arrested for stolen gun

    June 24, 2016 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies said the victim of a shooting at a Baton Rouge apartment complex was arrested after he admitted to investigators that he was in possession of a stolen gun. EBRSO said officers were dispatched to The Reserve apartment complex in the 17200 block of Jefferson... more »
  • Louisiana sheriff calls deputy's death 'cold-blooded murder'

    June 23, 2016 12:01 PM

    HARVEY - A law enforcement spokesman says the man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy faces four charges including first degree murder. A spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, John Fortunato, said 19-year-old Jerman Neveaux was released from a New Orleans hospital early Thursday morning and taken to jail... more »
  • Germany: suspect in cinema incident dead, no others injured

    June 23, 2016 10:57 AM

    BERLIN - Police say a man has been shot dead after entering a movie theater in southwestern Germany, apparently with a weapon. They say they believe that no one else was injured in the incident. Police spokesman Bernd Hochstaedter said authorities were told early Thursday afternoon that an armed man... more »
  • 2 deputies shot during officer-involved shooting in Monroe

    June 23, 2016 9:53 AM

    MONROE - A sheriff in northeast Louisiana say two of his deputies are in stable condition after being shot while serving an arrest warrant. Ouachita Parish Sheriff Jay Russell said the deputies when to a home in south Monroe just after 6 a.m. Thursday to serve eight warrants ranging from... more »
  • Ex-NFL player Tim Tebow visits friend shot in nightclub

    June 22, 2016 3:14 PM

    ORLANDO - Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow visited his former high school football teammate who was wounded in the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando. The Orlando Sentinel reports Rodney Sumter was a bartender at Pulse nightclub and was shot three times on June 12. Tebow and Sumter played football at... more »
  • Jefferson Parish deputy killed identified, suspect in custody

    June 22, 2016 2:25 PM

    HARVEY - Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office confirms an officer shot multiple times Wednesday afternoon in Harvey, La has died. The sheriff's deputy shot to death on a busy suburban New Orleans street has been identified as 51-year-old David F. Michel Jr. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's spokesman Col. John Fortunato said... more »
  • Gay pride security: Local says, 'New Orleans is a safe city'

    June 19, 2016 5:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A band at New Orleans Pridefest 2016 played the Mardi Gras Indian song "Iko Iko" with a gay pride twist, singing, "We won't run and we won't hide ... Gonna fill this world with love and pride." About 100 people listened, danced and took selfies behind a... more »
  • Hundreds rally after pastor praises shooting

    June 19, 2016 4:16 PM

    ORLANDO - Hundreds of protesters are chanting "love conquers hate" outside a Northern California church where last week a pastor said during his sermon he was upset more people weren't killed in the attack on an Orlando nightclub that left 49 people dead. The Sacramento Bee reports more than 500... more »
  • National Rifle Association: More gun control not the answer

    June 19, 2016 4:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - The National Rifle Association is reaffirming its position that more gun control won't stop extremists or criminals from carrying out attacks. Chief lobbyist Chris Cox says the Florida nightclub massacre - the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history - doesn't change the NRA's opposition to tighter gun... more »
  • Police investigating shooting on Vanderbilt Drive

    June 18, 2016 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are currently investigating a shooting on Vanderbilt Drive in Baton Rouge Saturday night. The shooting happened on Vanderbilt Drive in Baton Rouge around 9:50 p.m. Saturday. A caller told Baton Rouge Police that she heard at least 8 shots fired in the area. Baton... more »
  • Singer on Mexican 'The Voice' dies in Chicago after shooting

    June 18, 2016 10:21 PM

    CHICAGO -A Chicago singer who appeared on the Mexican version of "The Voice" in 2011 has died after he was shot in an ambush while celebrating his birthday with friends. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office confirmed that 45-year-old Alejandro "Jano" Fuentes died on Saturday. He was shot three times... more »
  • Celebration and sadness mark New Orleans gay pride weekend

    June 18, 2016 9:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sadness over the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando is tempering a weekend of gay pride festivities in New Orleans. Outside one Bourbon Street nightclub hangs a poster with pictures of the victims. Still the mood is largely upbeat in the French Quarter.... more »
  • Police searching for white Malibu after deadly shooting on Holiday Court

    June 18, 2016 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Detectives believe the suspect in a deadly shooting on Holiday Court in Baton Rouge last Sunday was riding in a white Chevy Malibu LS. One person was killed after a shooting on Holiday Court on June 12. 27-year-old Torrence Tate suffered a gunshot wound around 5... more »
  • Obama: Teach children to love and cherish differences

    June 18, 2016 3:35 PM

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK - President Barack Obama is asking parents to teach their children to love, not hate, and to appreciate differences as something to cherish, not fear. In his weekly Saturday address, Obama says he's been thinking a lot about parents who've had to explain the Florida nightclub shooting... more »
  • Revelers: Gay pride events a victory over fear after Orlando

    June 18, 2016 3:27 PM

    CHICAGO - The music is thumping and crowds are dancing at gay pride events around the country, with some revelers saying the partying is proof that people won't give in to fear after the Orlando attack. Festivals and parades went ahead under increased security Saturday in cities such as New... more »
  • Largest LGBT group calls for gun law changes

    June 17, 2016 11:44 AM

    ORLANDO - The Human Rights Campaign, the largest national LGBT rights organization, is calling for several measures to curb gun violence in the aftermath of the attack that killed 49 patrons and staff at a gay nightclub in Orlando. The group said Friday it was endorsing steps to limit access... more »
  • Services to be held Friday for slain 'Voice' singer

    June 17, 2016 11:33 AM

    MEDFORD - Family and friends are gathering in New Jersey to remember "The Voice" singer Christina Grimmie. The 22-year-old was shot to death last week as she signed autographs after a show in Orlando, Florida. Her assailant fatally shot himself after being tackled by her brother. A viewing was scheduled... more »
  • Pulse nightclub shooting GoFundMe breaks $5M in donations

    June 17, 2016 10:49 AM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - The most prominent GoFundMe page set up for victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando has broken site records as it passed the $5 million raised mark on Thursday. The Orlando Sentinel reports the website now lists 300 campaigns for victims and families of victims... more »
  • McCain: Obama 'directly responsible' for Orlando shooting

    June 16, 2016 7:01 PM

    WASHINGTON - Republican Sen. John McCain said Thursday that President Barack Obama is "directly responsible" for the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, because of the rise of the Islamic State group on the president's watch. But he later issued a statement saying that he "misspoke." "I did not mean to... more »
  • Gunman tried to buy body armor before attack

    June 16, 2016 6:57 PM

    ORLANDO - The owner of a gun shop in Florida says the gunman in the Orlando nightclub shootings came to his shop to buy body armor and 1,000 rounds of ammunition about five weeks before the rampage. Robert Abell, co-owner of Lotus Gunworks in Jensen Beach, says the shop declined... more »
  • Official: Gunman in Disney area before attack

    June 15, 2016 6:11 PM

    ORLANDO - A U.S. official says the FBI has determined that nightclub shooter Omar Mateen was in the area of Disney World at some point before the attack unfolded, though it's unclear for what purpose. The official briefed on the investigation who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly... more »
  • Third suspect still at large in Hammond murder, carjacking

    June 15, 2016 3:18 PM

    HAMMOND - Police say two men have been arrested in New Orleans and a third suspect remains at large in connection with a murder and carjacking that happened in Hammond on Monday night. 34-year-old William Davis was shot during an alleged drug deal in the 200 block of South... more »
  • Florida Democrats call for emergency gun bill

    June 15, 2016 12:05 PM

    ORLANDO - Democratic state lawmakers want to pass emergency legislation requiring a ban on gun purchases by people on watch lists. The Florida lawmakers called on Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday to hold a special session on the legislation in the wake of the massacre of 49 people at an... more »
  • Investigators casting wide net in club shooting probe

    June 15, 2016 11:46 AM

    ORLANDO - Investigators trying to find out what motivated nightclub killer Omar Mateen are casting a wide net. The FBI is checking reports that Mateen frequented a gay dance club in Orlando before going on a murderous rampage there. Investigators also are looking at whether his wife knew anything beforehand... more »
  • Thibodaux man wanted for shooting at car with child inside

    June 14, 2016 3:14 PM

    THIBODAUX – Police are searching for a man who is wanted for shooting at a car with a child inside. On Sunday, June 12 around 1:50 p.m., as a vehicle passed on Sanders Street, 18-year-old Daronte Mathews, shot at it multiple times. The vehicle was occupied by three people, one... more »
  • Man accused of 1st murder in Hammond city limits in 2+ years arrested

    June 14, 2016 10:48 AM

    HAMMOND - Police say a man wanted in connection with the first murder within the city limits of Hammond in over two years has been arrested. 24-year-old Tremayne Sandifer, of Hammond, was arrested in New Orleans late Tuesday morning. He’ll be booked on charges of first degree murder, carjacking... more »
  • Complicated picture emerges of Orlando nightclub shooter

    June 14, 2016 10:16 AM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A complicated picture has emerged of 29-year-old Omar Mateen, who opened fire in a gay Orlando nightclub. The attack left 49 dead and dozens more wounded in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. ___ CONFLICT WITH SEXUALITY? While many have condemned the... more »
  • One taken to hospital after reported double shooting

    June 13, 2016 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was taken to an area hospital after a shooting just before 10 p.m. Monday. Police responded to an initial call that two people had been shot at 3135 Madison between Plank and North Acadian Thruway. Only one person was taken to the emergency room,... more »
  • Man shot by police at Dallas airport out of hospital; jailed

    June 13, 2016 6:41 PM

    DALLAS - A Maryland man shot by a police officer outside a Dallas airport after a domestic disturbance is out of the hospital and in jail. Shawn Nicholas Diamond was booked into a Dallas County jail Sunday on charges of aggravated assault on a public servant and assault-family violence with... more »
  • JetBlue offering free flights to families of Orlando shooting victims

    June 13, 2016 5:24 PM

    ORLANDO - JetBlue airline company is providing free seats on flights to and from Orlando for those impacted by a mass shooting that took place on Sunday at a Florida nightclub that left at least 49 dead and another 53 injured. The free flights are available for immediate family... more »
  • Edwards, lawmakers hold prayer vigil for Orlando victims Play Video

    June 13, 2016 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards described the victims of a mass shooting at a gay night club in Orlando as "our brothers and sisters" during a vigil with Louisiana's legislative leaders. The "Moment of Unity" event, held Monday at the State Capitol, featured prayers and speeches expressing grief... more »
  • Obama says no signs Orlando shooter was part of larger plot

    June 13, 2016 11:39 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says there's no clear evidence that the shooter at an Orlando nightclub was directed to conduct his attack or part of a larger plot. He says it appears the shooter was inspired by extremist information disseminated over the internet. Obama says the investigation... more »
  • Baton Rouge blood services seeking donors to help Orlando shooting victims

    June 12, 2016 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE – United Blood Services is calling on the public to help to send blood to Florida to help save the lives of dozens of people injured in the mass shooting in Florida. United Blood Services issued the call to Baton Rouge donors Sunday afternoon. The organization has... more »
  • One dead in Holiday Court drive-by shooting

    June 12, 2016 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say one person is dead after a shooting on Holiday Court in Baton Rouge Sunday afternoon. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, 27-year-old Torrence Tate was suffered a gunshot wound around 5 p.m. and was transported to a local hospital. Deputies say... more »
  • Teen among group jailed for woman's shooting death

    June 12, 2016 9:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A teenager is among a group of three people booked into jail after an accidental shooting left a woman dead Saturday. Police said Ajeanae Frazer, 20, was shot while riding in a vehicle with an unidentified 16-year-old who was holding an assault rifle. The gun mistakenly... more »
  • 19-year-old woman accidentally shot, killed amid party bus argument

    June 11, 2016 4:44 PM

    HARVEY - Two people were wounded, one fatally, early Saturday morning after getting off a party bus in Harvey, La., according to Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. After receiving reports of shots fire in the 1300 block of Manhattan Blvd, JPSO was called to the scene. When deputies arrived,... more »
  • 'The Voice' singer Christina Grimmie shot at Florida venue

    June 11, 2016 3:39 PM

    ORLANDO - Florida authorities say "The Voice" star Christina Grimmie died after being shot at a concert venue in Orlando by a suspect who fatally shot himself after being tackled by the singer-songwriter's brother. Orlando Police Department officials said during a news conference that Grimmie was shot about 10:45 p.m.... more »
  • Shooting outside Dallas airport causes long delays

    June 10, 2016 3:35 PM

    DALLAS - People are streaming out of Dallas Love Field and hours-long delays are being reported after police shot a man outside the airport during a domestic disturbance. Some travelers were on airplanes when the shooting occurred Friday afternoon but were ordered off when the terminal was cleared. They said... more »
  • BRPD: Man waited hours to bring daughter shot in the face to hospital

    June 10, 2016 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police arrested a man Thursday after they say he waited two hours to bring his three-year-old daughter to the hospital after she was accidentally shot in the face. Baton Rouge Police arrested 25-year-old Hollis Clark on charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon,... more »
  • Arrest made in Natalbany double murder case

    June 9, 2016 2:43 PM

    NATALBANY – Investigators in Tangipahoa Parish confirm that an arrest has been made in connection with a double murder in Natalbany last week. Deputies say a 15-year-old male was arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of 31-year-old Randy Darnell Bickham and 31-year-old Charleston Mitchell. According to the Tangipahoa... more »
  • Police investigate shooting of man shot in the face on Polk Street

    June 9, 2016 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Thursday around midnight that left a man injured. According to BRPD, the shooting happened in the 600 block of Polk Street around 12: 30 a.m. on Thursday. BRPD says that the victim a 37-year-old man... more »
  • Police investigating shooting on 74th Ave.

    June 8, 2016 7:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting on 74th Avenue in Baton Rouge Wednesday afternoon. Baton Rouge Police responded to a home on the 2600 block of 74th Ave. around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday. WBRZ News 2's Brett Buffington reports that one man has been loaded into an ambulance... more »
  • No charges against mom of boy in gorilla exhibit

    June 6, 2016 1:03 PM

    CINCINNATI - An Ohio prosecutor says he isn't seeking charges against the mother of a 3-year-old boy who got into the Cincinnati Zoo's gorilla exhibit, resulting in the shooting of an endangered gorilla to protect him. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced the decision Monday. He says the child's mother... more »
  • Family: Shooting victim recently had sentence commuted by President Obama

    June 5, 2016 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family of a man who recently had his sentence commuted by the president have confirmed to News 2 that he is the surviving victim of a shooting on North Foster Drive in Baton Rouge Saturday. Boo Milton's father told The Investigative Unit his son was shot... more »
  • Police: Felton didn't act in self-defense in deadly shootout

    June 4, 2016 9:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police say a man suspected in a shootout that left two Southern University students dead wasn't acting in self-defense when he fired on a fleeing gunman. According to an arrest affidavit, 25-year-old Brandon Henderson fired the first shots in the air outside an apartment complex... more »
  • One dead, one injured after North Foster shooting

    June 4, 2016 2:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person is dead and another person is injured after a shooting on North Foster Drive in Baton Rouge Saturday afternoon. The shooting happened in the 1800 block of North Foster Drive around 1 p.m. Saturday. The owner of Q's Auto Sales told WBRZ... more »
  • Man accused in The Cottages shooting now faces murder charges

    June 3, 2016 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One of the men arrested in connection with a deadly shooting at The Cottages apartment complex in April now faces murder charges, according to BRPD. Police said the charges against 22-year-old Ernest Felton were upgraded to second degree murder and obstruction in connection with the shooting... more »
  • Will Smith shooting suspect told off-duty cop he was armed

    June 3, 2016 10:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 911 recording played in court captures the suspect in the shooting of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith stating that he was carrying his weapon and Smith was unarmed when they got out of their cars to argue over a collision. The recording includes... more »
  • Two arrested after shooting on Pecan Street

    June 1, 2016 1:19 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE- West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office made two arrests after a Tuesday night shooting on Pecan Street. On Tuesday, May 31 around 11:40 p.m. 18-year-old Tristan Chauvin and Hunter St. Romain had a verbal altercation at LA Express in reference to an ongoing feud. The altercation... more »
  • Family of toddler who fell into gorilla enclosure thanks zookeepers

    June 1, 2016 9:46 AM

    CINCINNATI - The family of the toddler who fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo said their child is “doing well” and thanked zookeepers who fatally shot an endangered gorilla in order to rescue the 3-year-old boy. “Our child has had a checkup by his doctor and... more »
  • Woman accused of shooting man in face at Aster St. apartment

    May 31, 2016 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman will face an attempted murder charge after she was accused of shooting a man in the head at an Aster Street apartment complex. 25-year-old Quinyana Jackson was booked on charges of attempted second degree murder and carrying of a firearm by a convicted felon... more »
  • Petition wants parents charged after gorilla's death

    May 31, 2016 10:04 AM

    CINCINNATI - Hundreds of thousands of signatures have already been applied to an online petition that has been created in response to the death of Harambe the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. The ape was shot dead on Saturday after a young boy fell into its enclosure. The... more »
  • One transported to hospital after shooting on Elvin Drive

    May 30, 2016 1:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is responding to a shooting on Elvin Drive at Fountain Avenue. The shooting occurred around noon on Monday where one man was injured. According to authorities, he has been transported to the hospital. More details are expected to be... more »
  • One injured in afternoon Baton Rouge shooting

    May 28, 2016 4:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was injured after an afternoon shooting in Baton Rouge Saturday. Baton Rouge Police responded to a shooting at the Newport Apartments at 1737 La Annie Drive around 2 p.m. Saturday. Neighbors told WBRZ News 2 that one person was transported from the scene to... more »
  • Police: Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones fatally shot in Dallas

    May 28, 2016 3:42 PM

    DALLAS –New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot on his daughter's first birthday after he mistakenly went to the wrong apartment in Dallas. A man living at the apartment was sleeping when he heard his front door kicked open, Dallas Police Senior Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in... more »
  • 18-year-old charged after shooting cousin on Nebraska Street

    May 28, 2016 3:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say an 18-year-old man was arrested Friday after they say he was playing with a stolen weapon and shot his cousin. Baton Rouge Police charged Nehemiah Shavers with negligent injury, illegal use of a weapon and possession of stolen goods. Officers were dispatched to... more »
  • Body of man reported missing found with gunshot wounds

    May 26, 2016 12:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are investigating after they say the body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds was found in New Orleans. The city's police department said in a news release that the man has been identified as 24-year-old Sean Johnson. Johnson's body was found on Wednesday night near... more »
  • Police: 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at NYC concert venue

    May 26, 2016 12:33 AM

    NEW YORK CITY - Police say one person has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting inside a concert venue in New York City, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform. It happened around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday at Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square. Police say a... more »
  • Third suspect arrested in Kindletree Drive shooting

    May 24, 2016 5:09 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A third suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting that took place on Kindletree Drive last Wednesday. Deputies arrested 22-year-old Kaleb Rainey on charges of principal to first degree murder and principle to armed robbery. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, Jesse... more »
  • 1 transported following shooting Monday night

    May 24, 2016 12:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police and EMS responded to an apparent shooting Monday night in Baton Rouge. First responders were dispatched just after 10 p.m. to BREC's Longfellow Park at 5201 Longfellow Drive. A News 2 crew was on scene as the 21-year-old victim was loaded into the... more »
  • Officer acquitted in Freddie Gray case

    May 23, 2016 11:05 AM

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

    May 22, 2016 5:12 PM

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

    May 21, 2016 8:29 PM

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

    May 21, 2016 4:14 PM

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

    May 21, 2016 8:40 AM

    ANGOLA - Deputies in West Feliciana Parish say five people have been arrested and formally indicted in connection with a double murder on Tunica Trace Saturday, May 21. Saturday night, deputies arrested 23-year-old Kylie Jackson, 21-year-old Raven Majoria, and 26-year-old Lindsey Dooley. Sunday morning, Lafayette Police Department arrested two... more »

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