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  • Wild West shootout injures one, two on the run

    May 22, 2014 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person is in critical condition and two others are wanted in connection with a shootout at an apartment complex Thursday afternoon. Police were called to a report of shots fired in the 7600 block of Airline Highway. Upon arrival, officers said they determined three people... more »
  • Man murdered weeks before becoming father

    April 25, 2014 5:19 PM

    DARROW - A mother is grieving after her son was murdered in Ascension Parish just weeks before becoming a father. Andrell Prestley says it's shocking that her son was shot to death right before being able to experience fatherhood. Blankets, toys and boxes of diapers line the wall of... more »
  • Eight arrested after restaurant shooting and standoff

    December 23, 2013 11:38 AM

    GONZALES - Eight people have been arrested in Gonzales after a shooting at La Mexicana Restaurant. The incident took place Saturday night around 11:30 p.m. Police officers were flagged down by employees and found three people with gunshot wounds outside the restaurant. Five people were detained immediately... more »
  • Deputies release new details in deadly hotel shootout

    November 22, 2013 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies released additional details Friday night about a hotel shootout that ended in a suspect killing himself a day earlier. Shrapnel that caused superficial injuries to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy and a Louisiana State Trooper came from a ricochet from a shot fired by... more »
  • Witnesses recall hearing shootout Play Video

    October 25, 2013 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman's car is now evidence in the investigation of a shootout near the LSU campus early Friday which put a man in the hospital. Bullets from the shooting near the Edward Gay Apartments shattered Latasha Williams' window and damaged her roof. "It was haywire,... more »
  • Marathon bombing suspects had been on welfare

    April 24, 2013 9:09 AM

    BOSTON- The suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings killed in a shootout with police received welfare benefits from the state up until last year, when he became ineligible based on family income. A spokesman for the state Office of Health and Human Services on Wednesday confirmed a Boston Herald report... more »
  • Funeral arrangements released for slain officer

    January 28, 2013 4:12 PM

    CHARENTON - Authorities in St. Mary Parish released funeral details this afternoon for the police officer killed during a shootout this weekend. Investigators said Sgt. Rick Riggenbach, 52, with Chitimacha Police died during a confrontation Saturday with Wilbert Thibodeaux, who police said killed another man and set his mobile... more »
  • Slain officer hailed as "hero" after shootout

    January 28, 2013 10:15 AM

    CHARENTON - Authorities called a Chitimacha tribal officer killed by a gunman this weekend a "hero," saying he continued to try and save the lives of people in the line of fire before he died. State Police said 48-year-old Wilbert Thibodeaux shot and killed Sgt. Rick Riggenbach Saturday in... more »
  • 2 dead in shootout with police

    October 24, 2012 11:17 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Two people are dead in an apparent domestic dispute that began in north Shreveport and ended in Caddo Parish after a police chase and shootout. Officials tell The Times the initial call, which came in at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday, reported a man who was threatening a woman with... more »
  • Gunman kills 1, wounds 8 at Empire State Building

    August 24, 2012 10:03 AM

    NEW YORK - New York City officials say a laid-off women's accessories designer shot and killed co-worker outside the Empire State Building, then got in a shootout with police. Fifty-three-year-old Jeffrey Johnson opened fire with a .45-caliber pistol at about 9 a.m. Friday on the Fifth Avenue side of the... more »
  • Sheriff: All suspects in custody after deadly shootout Play Video

    August 16, 2012 3:45 PM

    LAPLACE - Law enforcement agencies rallied around the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office today after four deputies were shot in the line of duty, and two of them killed. Sheriff Mike Tregre briefed the media this afternoon about the deadly shooting, flanked by State Police Col. Mike... more »
  • Police: Investigation ongoing in officer shooting case

    August 13, 2012 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators are still sorting out exactly what happened when a Baton Rouge police officer ended up in a shootout over the weekend. The officer is on administrative leave for the time being. Officials say the officer attempted to pull over a vehicle on Winbourne late Saturday,... more »
  • Man arrested for lounge shootout

    July 31, 2012 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Walker man in connection with a fight that escalated into a shootout at a Baton Rouge lounge. Detectives arrested Billy W. Hoover, 45, after the shooting last night at the Longbranch Lounge on Florida Boulevard. Police said Hoover was forced out of... more »
  • High speed chase, robbery suspects killed

    April 20, 2012 5:40 PM

    GRETNA - Two robbery suspects are dead following a high speed chase and shootout with police. Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say the men were suspects in an armed robbery of a Gretna convenience store around 3 a.m. Friday. As police arrived at the scene, deputies say a car was... more »
  • Utah officer dies following drug-related shootout

    January 5, 2012 8:17 AM

    OGDEN, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a Utah police officer has died following a shootout that left five other officers and the suspect wounded. Ogden police say Jared Francom died from his wounds following Wednesday night's drug-related shooting. Five police officers from multiple agencies remain hospitalized with serious to critical... more »
  • Police: Dog defecating in yard leads to shooting

    March 25, 2011 12:54 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - An argument that started when a Mississippi man's dog defecated in his neighbor's yard escalated to a shootout, sending a man to the hospital and the dog owner to jail, authorities said Friday. Terry Tenhet, 52, was mad at Jerry Blasingame because Blasingame's dog went to... more »
  • One Dead in Interstate Shootout

    August 24, 2009 1:40 PM

    An overnight shoooting caused a traffic nightmare for drivers in Baton Rouge this morning. It happened just before two on I-110 southbound near the Weller Avenue exit. Police found four people shot near a car on the interstate that looked like it had been involved in a crash. Instead,... more »

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