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  • Grand jury indicts 106 in Waco biker shooting

    November 11, 2015 6:49 AM

    WACO, TX.- A grand jury has returned indictments for engaging in organized criminal activity against 106 of the 177 bikers arrested following the deadly shootout outside a Waco, Texas, restaurant in May. McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna said at a news conference Tuesday evening that the panel acted on... more »
  • Coroner says gunman took own life in standoff check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2015 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The coroner's office says an accused killer shot himself in the head during a Wednesday night shootout with police and U.S. Marshals deputies in Baton Rouge. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office confirmed Thursday that 37-year-old Lawrence Blackburn, of Morgan City, was dead at the... more »
  • Shreveport PD kill man accused of holding teens, shooting at wife, officers

    July 27, 2015 11:35 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport police say officers shot and killed a 33-year-old man who shot at them. Police spokesman Bill Goodin identifies the man as Khari Westly. He says the incident started when a teenager called Sunday morning, saying a male relative had been holding her and another... more »
  • Police revise number of weapons found at Waco shootout

    May 20, 2015 4:47 PM

    WACO, TX - Police have again revised the number of weapons recovered from the scene of a Texas shootout last weekend where nine people were killed. Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said Wednesday the estimate now stands at about 500. Earlier Wednesday he had said 1,000 weapons were found.... more »
  • Two more suspects identified in shootout

    May 8, 2015 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies identified two more men wanted in connection with an April shootout in East Baton Rouge Parish. Spokesperson Casey Hicks said deputies are looking for 22-year-old Christopher Jamal Bennett and 20-year-old Dalvis Joshua Nixon for being principal to attempted first-degree murder. Deputies previously arrested 53-year-old... more »
  • Robbery suspect killed in shootout with New Orleans police

    April 29, 2015 12:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 21-year-old man died in a shootout with police following the robbery of a Dollar General Store. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says the suspect was leaving the store through a back door Tuesday night when police arrived and shots were fired. Harrison says... more »
  • JPSO: Drugs, guns found after deadly shootout

    April 8, 2015 2:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sheriff's investigators in Jefferson Parish said they found guns and drugs in the vehicle of a man shot and killed during a firefight with deputies this week. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office held a press conference Wednesday where they laid out two handguns, extended ammunition clips,... more »
  • Man shot while deputies execute search warrant

    February 26, 2015 10:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police said a man was wounded during a shootout with Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies who were serving a narcotics search warrant at a New Orleans home. Police say the man suffered a leg wound early Thursday morning. In a statement, New Orleans police say gunfire was exchanged... more »
  • Domestic call results in shooting

    December 14, 2014 11:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Six BRPD officers are on administrative leave after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. Baton Rouge Police spokesperson Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers responded to a domestic disturbance complaint after 9:30 p.m. on Jackson Ave. The suspect involved fled the scene by vehicle but lost control... more »
  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »

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