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  • 2 adults, teen wounded after shots fired at home Saturday night

    September 25, 2016 12:42 PM

    DARROW - Three people were injured after shots were fired at a home in Darrow Saturday night. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said around 8 p.m. Saturday night, the three victims along with other acquaintances were watching a football game inside the residents located on Hwy 22, when shots... more »
  • Man dies in a house fire he set after shooting his dog

    September 24, 2016 12:01 PM

    CHOCTAW- A Choctaw man died in a house fire that he set himself after shooting his dog on Thursday, Sept. 22, officials say. Lafourche Parish deputies and firefighters arrived on scene at around 3:20 p.m. on Thursday after a report of a fire on Choctaw School Road. Just inside... more »
  • Protest erupts in northeast Charlotte after deadly officer-involved shooting

    September 20, 2016 11:42 PM

    CHARLOTTE - Police in North Carolina have shot and killed a person who they say was armed and posed a threat. A statement from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said officers were at an apartment complex on Tuesday looking for a suspect with an outstanding warrant when they encountered a person - not... more »
  • Woman arrested in boyfriend's fatal shooting

    September 12, 2016 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a Baton Rouge woman who claims she accidentally shot and killed her boyfriend during an argument has been arrested on a negligent homicide charge. Baton Rouge police said in a statement that 25-year-old Larriana Hughes was arrested Sunday after her boyfriend, 27-year-old Christopher Payne, died... more »
  • Woman shot on Jackson Ave., transported to hospital

    September 8, 2016 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman was transported to the hospital after being shot from a vehicle on Jackson Ave around 9 p.m. Thursday. Her current condition is unknown according to BRPD. More information will be added to this story as it becomes available. more »
  • Indianapolis police officer shot, suspect killed after chase

    July 25, 2016 9:47 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Indianapolis police say an officer has been shot and another officer is injured following a chase and exchange of gunfire with a suspect, who was killed. Indianapolis Police Chief Troy Riggs told reporters Monday evening that the officer who was shot was taken to a hospital and... more »
  • Protesters turn out to vigil at site of deadly officer-involved shooting Play Video

    July 6, 2016 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a morning that included an emotional appearance by Alton Sterling's family along with comments from Baton Rouge Police and Gov. John Bel Edwards, a vigil is getting underway at the site of Tuesday night's shooting. The vigil for 37-year-old Alton Sterling, killed in an early... more »
  • Mother kills two daughters, one was to be married Monday

    June 27, 2016 6:28 PM

    KATY – Monday was going to be Taylor Sheats’ wedding day but she, along with her sister, were shot and killed by their mother last week outside of their Ft. Bend County home. The shooting happened Friday afternoon in Ft. Bend County near Katy, Texas. Investigators say that 22-year-old... more »
  • Cincinnati Zoo gorilla killed after 4-year-old falls into exhibit

    May 30, 2016 1:01 PM

    CINCINNATI- A 4-year-old boy was hospitalized and a gorilla was shot and killed after the child fell into the animal’s exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Cincinnati emergency crews and police responded to a report of a child falling in the gorilla exhibit around 4 p.m. Saturday.... more »
  • Abuse suvivor shares story amid Cadillac Street shooting Play Video

    May 16, 2016 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say that no arrest has been made in a shooting where a woman shot and killed her boyfriend on Cadillac Street on Saturday. Detectives say there were signs of physical abuse on the 24-year-old victim, but it's still under investigation if it was self-defense. 35-year-old... more »
  • Man abducts pregnant New Orleans woman, kills himself in hospital

    April 23, 2016 2:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE -- The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating an alleged abduction of a pregnant woman in New Orleans by a man who later shot and killed himself inside of a Baton Rouge hospital. New Orleans Police are investigating if the man was also involved in an earlier carjacking... more »
  • APSO: Burglar shot after breaking into unmarked police car

    April 3, 2016 12:09 PM

    ASCENSION - The Ascension Sheriff's Office said an off-duty Louisiana State Police detective shot a burglar after being alerted that the man was breaking into his police unit Saturday night. According to Sheriff Jeff Wiley, the off-duty detective was awakened and alerted by a neighbor that his unmarked police... more »
  • Mississippi police officer shot in head

    February 14, 2016 12:22 PM

    CLARKSDALE, Miss. - Authorities in northwest Mississippi say an officer was shot while investigating a robbery. Mayor Bill Luckett says Officer Derrick Couch was found on the street outside a convenience store that had been robbed late Saturday by two masked men. The report said the officer was hospitalized after... more »
  • Woman shot in feud between neighbors

    January 12, 2016 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman was shot in the thigh when her neighbors started to fight Tuesday afternoon. The shooting happened in the 4100 block of Mohican. Investigators said there was an argument between some neighbors when a gun was fired. Witnesses said the woman, who... more »
  • Shreveport man shot to death at home

    January 10, 2016 6:15 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police say a local man was shot to death after an argument in his family's home. Police say in a news release Sunday that 43-year-old Charles Ray Acklen died at the home late Saturday of multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body. Investigators say they were told... more »
  • Police: 5 shot in New Orleans; 1 in critical condition

    January 1, 2016 9:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say five people have been injured in a shooting. A brief statement from police spokesman Frank Robertson says the shooting happened around 9 p.m. Thursday. Police initially said four people were shot, with three in stable condition and one in critical condition. They later added... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy injured in Sunday shooting listed in stable condition

    December 28, 2015 2:49 PM

    BALDWIN - The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office says a deputy injured in a shooting Sunday morning is listed in stable condition and still being treated at an area hospital Monday afternoon. Sheriff Mark Hebert expressed his thanks for the outpouring of concern and support for the deputy, who... more »
  • Chicago releases video of officer shooting teen

    November 24, 2015 6:39 PM

    CHICAGO - Chicago officials have released a video of a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager last year. The move Tuesday follows a judge's order last week to release the squad car dash-cam footage. Seventeen-year-old Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times on Oct. 20, 2014. Police say... more »
  • After dog's death, an effort to ban guns to put pets down

    November 15, 2015 11:52 AM

    CONCORD, N.H. - Animal rights activists in New Hampshire are pushing to ban the practice of shooting a pet that is sick, injured or dangerous after a dog was found shot to death. Bruno was an 18-month-old mixed breed who was shot four times in September. His owner says the... more »
  • Cat survives after being found shot in neck with crossbow

    November 5, 2015 3:59 PM

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - A cat survived being shot with a crossbow in southern Michigan and authorities are trying to find the person responsible. Laurie Sullivan tells the Battle Creek Enquirer she found the cat in Battle Creek with a crossbow arrow, known as a bolt, stuck through his... more »
  • Off-duty Memphis police officer shot, killed

    October 11, 2015 5:16 PM

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Authorities say an off-duty Memphis police officer is dead after being shot multiple times. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said 31-year-old Terence Olridge was taken to a local hospital on Sunday where he later died. Armstrong said officers got a call around 1 p.m. about a shooting... more »
  • Drone shot down in Ascension Parish feud Play Video

    October 6, 2015 3:43 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating a drone shot down during a dispute between two neighbors in Ascension Parish. Aaron Hernandez said he was flying his $1,200 remote-controlled quadcopter Monday evening at his father's home when his neighbors took a shot at it. Hernandez said the quadcopter was... more »
  • Police ID 3rd victim found dead in Utah home

    September 20, 2015 6:45 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Police in Utah have identified a man who was among three victims, including a 2-month-old girl, found fatally shot inside a northwest Salt Lake City home. Authorities said Saturday that the body of 28-year-old Dakota Smith was discovered alongside 50-year-old Heike Poike and her 2-month-old granddaughter,... more »
  • NOPD officer injured, second person killed in shooting

    September 11, 2015 6:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An NOPD officer was injured by shrapnel when he was shot at while responding to a crime scene Friday, according to the police department. Mayor Mitch Landrieu and NOPD Chief Michael Harrison said the officer was going to be okay, and that he was hurt when... more »
  • Investigators: Georgia officer likely shot by other officers

    September 1, 2015 10:57 AM

    ATLANTA- Investigators say police officers who arrived at the wrong metro Atlanta home for a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there and "likely" shot one of their own, leaving him seriously wounded. Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials said DeKalb County police received a report of a... more »
  • Officials say TV killings suspect died at hospital

    August 26, 2015 9:18 AM

    MONETA, Va. - Authorities in Virginia said the disgruntled TV station employee who is believed to have shot and killed two of his former co-workers Wednesday morning has died. Officials said 41-year-old Vester Lee Flanagan II of Roanoke shot himself while police were pursuing him after the shootings of... more »
  • Roommate of man accused in trooper's murder found dead Play Video

    August 23, 2015 6:02 PM

    BELL CITY, La. - The roommate of the man accused of shooting and killing Trooper Steven Vincent was found dead Monday morning and homicide is suspected, according to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso Sheriff Mancuso said deputies found the body Monday morning after the man did not go to... more »
  • Defendant shot, killed outside Mississippi courthouse

    August 3, 2015 11:52 AM

    CANTON, Miss. - A law enforcement official says a man fatally shot a defendant waiting outside a Mississippi courthouse Monday morning. Madison County sheriff Randy Tucker says a suspect has been arrested and is in custody in the Madison County jail. According to an indictment forwarded to The... more »
  • Man dies in French Quarter shooting

    July 9, 2015 7:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say a man has died following a shooting in the French Quarter. The shooting happened early Thursday morning in the 900 block of St. Ann Street. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of his family. Police said in a news release the man... more »
  • Police: No evidence of gunshot at Walter Reed hospital

    July 6, 2015 12:10 PM

    BETHESDA, Md. - Police say there's no evidence of gunshots and no injuries reported after officers searched a 20-story tower at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington. Montgomery County police say a 911 call reporting hearing a single shot inside Building 1, the original hospital on the... more »
  • LSP searching for car after gun battle with trooper

    June 30, 2015 5:27 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Louisiana State Police said a trooper is recovering after he was shot at during a traffic stop in Alexandria Tuesday, and asked people to be on the lookout for those responsible. LSP said the trooper made a traffic stop on Old River Road at LA Hwy 1... more »
  • Scotlandville man's death could be drug related

    June 29, 2015 7:51 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - Neighbors said a shooting that left a man dead in his driveway could have been drug related. Neighbors said they heard two people arguing outside of his home before hearing shots fired. Police said early Saturday morning a witness found Clay's body lying in his driveway and... more »
  • Second NY escaped prisoner shot, caught

    June 28, 2015 4:34 PM

    NEW YORK - Authorities have captured escaped convict David Sweat. Sweat escaped with Richard Matt, who was shot and killed Friday, nearly three weeks ago. He will be taken to the hospital for sustained injuries, but there is no knowledge on the extent of his injuries. ****************************************... more »
  • 1 of 2 escaped NY prisoners shot and killed

    June 26, 2015 4:51 PM

    NEW YORK - One of two convicted killers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate New York maximum-security prison and had been hunted for three weeks has been shot and killed. An official with knowledge of the manhunt says Richard Matt was killed and David Sweat is still on... more »
  • Wildlife and Fisheries agent shot, suspect caught after chase

    May 21, 2015 9:31 PM

    MONROE - A Wildlife and Fisheries agent attempting to stop a suspected drunk driver was shot in the back by the man who then took off running Thursday night. Sgt. Scott Bullitt was taken to a hospital in Ouachita Parish where doctors are treating the gunshot wound and a... more »
  • Funeral set for second Mississippi officer shot to death

    May 12, 2015 4:10 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Funeral arrangements have been set for the second of two Mississippi officers killed in a traffic stop. A funeral home in McComb says 25-year-old Officer Liquori Tate will be buried Friday after a funeral in Hattiesburg. Officer Benjamin Deen will be buried Thursday in Sumrall after a... more »
  • Sheriff's office investigating teen shot in New Roads Play Video

    May 1, 2015 7:47 PM

    NEW ROADS - Deputies said a 16-year-old was shot multiple times Friday evening in Pointe Coupee Parish, and they're looking for the person responsible. The sheriff's office said the shooting happened around 4 p.m. on St. Anthony Street in New Roads. The teen who was shot is in serious... more »
  • Neighbors want more surveillance after unusual violence

    April 26, 2015 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One neighborhood wants to take action after a pregnant woman was shot to death Friday night. Neighbors along Ship Drive said they would like to see surveillance cameras installed after the tragic shooting that rattled their quiet neighborhood. In order to make changes, neighbors said... more »
  • Mom killed but baby lives

    April 25, 2015 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A newborn child is hospitalized and expected to live after her mother was shot and killed earlier this weekend. 29-year-old Brittney Mills opened the door to her home on Ship Drive late Friday night. The home is off Florida Boulevard near Lobdell Avenue in Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Shooter identified in St. Charles Parish 'ambush' that wounded deputy

    April 16, 2015 10:17 AM

    PARADIS - Deputies said a St. Charles Parish deputy was directing bus traffic before school Thursday when a man walked up to him and shot him in the face and arm. Sheriff Greg Champagne said Deputy Burt Hazeltine, 36, was hit three times in the face and elbow in... more »
  • Suspects wanted in home invasion where homeowner was shot

    April 5, 2015 2:01 PM

    GONZALES - A homeowner was shot inside his home when two suspects tried to break-in early Sunday morning. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for two men involved in a home invasion on Chick Duplessis Road around 2:30 a.m. Deputies say the two suspects kicked in the... more »
  • Reward offered for leads in horse shootings

    March 19, 2015 1:43 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help tracking down whoever killed two horses at an Assumption Parish home this week. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the horses were shot Wednesday afternoon at a Napoleonville home. Deputies said both horses had been shot multiple times, and one had to... more »
  • Victim identified in early morning shooting

    March 1, 2015 11:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the victim who was found shot dead in his front yard early Sunday morning. Police identified the victim as 24-year-old Eddie Simon Jr. who was found with a gun wound to his head on 2800 73rd Ave. around 1:45 a.m. Authorities were originally dispatched... more »
  • 4-year-old shot when mom's gun falls from holster

    February 23, 2015 2:06 AM

    WASILLA, AK - A 4-year-old Alaska boy was shot in the leg Saturday when his mother's handgun fell out of its holster and fired. Alaska State Troopers say they took a call on the incident near Wasilla just before 11:30 a.m. Medics were treating the boy when they arrived. Troopers... more »
  • Sheriff: Prison escapee wounded by homeowner, captured

    February 20, 2015 2:03 AM

    WALLACE, ID - Authorities say a prisoner who escaped earlier from the county jail in Wallace, Idaho, has been captured after he was shot and wounded by a homeowner. A Wallace-area resident encountered 48-year-old Roy Bieluch when he went to check on his barking dog Thursday evening. The Shoshone County... more »
  • Irish police officer shot during visit to New Orleans

    January 28, 2015 1:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials say an Irish police officer on vacation in New Orleans was shot by an armed robber, becoming one of the latest victims in a string of shootings putting the city on edge as it gets ready to kick off Carnival festivities. Authorities say Brian Hanrahan was... more »
  • Fellow officers salute NY cop's flag-draped casket

    December 26, 2014 12:25 PM

    NEW YORK - Hundreds of additional mourners are expected this evening to join the colleagues and family members of a New York City police officer who was killed along with his partner in an ambush last weekend. The crowd is expected to spill into the streets outside a church in... more »
  • Former New Orleans forecaster shot outside TV station

    December 17, 2014 12:57 PM

    TEMPLE, Texas - A former New Orleans weatherman is recovering after he was shot Wednesday morning outside the Texas TV station where he currently works. KCEN said meteorologist Patrick Crawford exchanged words with the shooter before the man pulled a gun and shot him several times. The station... more »
  • Boxer on the way to recovery after shooting Play Video

    December 11, 2014 6:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Boxer Emanuel Augustus is on the road to recovery at a New Orleans hospital. After being shot in the back of the neck two months ago, the boxer went into a coma. Just recently, Augustus awakened and is up and talking. Augustus was walking one... more »
  • 16 arrested as demonstrations return to Ferguson

    November 29, 2014 10:26 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Authorities say a sixteenth person was arrested during an overnight protest near the Ferguson police station. St. Louis County Police spokesman Shawn McGuire says only one of those arrested is from the St. Louis area and that eight are from New York City. McGuire says 15 people... more »
  • 3-year-old shot in Shreveport

    November 15, 2014 10:31 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. - A 3-year-old girl was seriously wounded by gunfire at a home in Shreveport. Shreveport Police said it happened shortly after noon Friday. Police were called to University Health Medical Center after the girl was taken there with a gunshot wound to the head. The parents told police... more »
  • Goose found shot with arrow

    October 12, 2014 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State officials responded to an injured goose that had been shot with an arrow Sunday. A passerby said he noticed the Canada Goose with its flock, though this one had an arrow protruding from its wing. It did not appear to be able to fly. Wildlife... more »
  • Man's body found in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward

    September 28, 2014 1:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a man was shot to death Saturday night in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward. Investigators say the 26-year-old man was found at the intersection of North Villere and Egania streets at about 6:30 p.m. His identity has not been released. Police say the victim was... more »
  • Police officer fatally shot in upstate NY Play Video

    September 4, 2014 3:22 AM

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Emergency officials in upstate New York say a police officer has died in a shooting in Rochester. Rural/Metro Medical Services says an officer was shot and taken to Rochester General Hospital, where he died. At least two other people were wounded in the shooting on Hudson Avenue... more »
  • Prosecution witnesses help man on trial

    August 20, 2014 7:54 PM

    ANGLETON, TEXAS- There was boost for a man on trial for murdering a drunk driver who killed the man's two sons. David Barajas is accused of shooting Jose Banda two yeas ago. Prosecutors contend it was minutes after Banda plowed into a car Barajas and his sons were... more »
  • Sheriff: 7-year-old victim identified in drive-by shooting

    August 17, 2014 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say they are investigating a shooting where a 7-year-old child was killed. Terrez Coleman, 7, died from his injuries at the hopsital. It happened on the 8900 block of Prescott Road near Joor Road just after 11 p.m. Saturday. Officials say the family... more »

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