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  • Pastor hopes to help family, friends heal as Sergeant Anderson is laid to rest Play Video

    March 22, 2017 10:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Healing Place Church has become a center of spiritual recovery to some in Baton Rouge over the past year. After last year's tragedies, including the slaying of three officers, the Alton Sterling Protests, and the August flood, their mission is to heal the world. David... more »
  • One hospitalized after shooting near Longfellow Park

    March 20, 2017 7:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to a shooting that occurred near a BREC park Monday afternoon. The shooting took place around 6:05 p.m. on Kelvin Street, near Longfellow Park. Sources say one person was shot multiple times. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical but... more »
  • Bossier Police transport teen found shot in parked car

    March 18, 2017 7:55 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Bossier City Police are investigating a shooting that's left a teenager with a life-threatening gunshot wound. Authorities say officers were called to a home about 1 p.m. Saturday and found a 14-year-old boy sitting in a car parked in the driveway of his home. Investigators are trying... more »
  • Nick Tullier visited by Sheriff Sid Gautreaux, Sgt. Bruce Simmons

    March 18, 2017 6:45 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - Several members of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office traveled to Houston, Texas to visit Deputy Nick Tullier Friday. The visitors included Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and Sgt. Bruce Simmons among others. A Facebook post showed the visitors standing alongside Tullier in his wheelchair. Tullier was... more »
  • Man wounded by police responding to Mississippi bank robbery

    March 14, 2017 11:23 PM

    RIDGELAND, Miss. - A 16-year-old bank robbery suspect in Mississippi was wounded after being shot by at least one police officer. Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal says the suspect was hospitalized with wounds that are not considered life-threatening. Neal says a masked person robbed a branch of BancorpSouth about 2... more »
  • Houston carjacker shoots, kills man because vehicle has manual transmission

    March 13, 2017 3:41 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - A man was fatally shot in front of his wife and 10-year-old daughter after being carjacked late Saturday night. According to a report from KTRK, the shooting happened just before midnight as 47-year-old Pedro Aguilar was sitting in his car in front of an apartment complex.... more »
  • 'Undocumented person' accused of killing teen on birthday Play Video

    March 13, 2017 2:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 16-year-old was shot and killed on his birthday Monday afternoon. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the 4700 block of Southpark Drive where they found the teenager shot. The teen, identified as Darius Plummer, died at the hospital. Darius Plummer, 16,... more »
  • Video shows more progress in Deputy Nick Tullier's recovery

    March 12, 2017 11:20 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - A new video posted Sunday shows more progress in Deputy Nick Tullier's slow recovery. The video, posted by Tullier's girlfriend, shows the deputy lifting himself up with his forearms without any assistance. Deputy Tullier was shot and injured in an ambush in July on... more »
  • IPSO seeking suspect in February New Iberia shooting

    March 8, 2017 5:23 PM

    NEW IBERIA - Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office investigators are searching for a man in connection to a shooting on Feb. 8. According to the sheriff's office, 23-year-old Jashawn McCoy shot the 41-year-old victim nine times. Investigators say the shooting was the result of an argument between the two. ... more »
  • Police search for man who shot Sikh in Seattle suburb

    March 4, 2017 10:34 PM

    KENT, Wash. - Police in a Seattle suburb are looking for a gunman who shot a man in the arm and told him to "go back to your own country," the Seattle Times reports. The victim - a 39-year-old man who observes the Sikh faith - tells police that he... more »
  • Man hospitalized after shooting on Kansas Street

    March 4, 2017 8:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was reportedly shot in the leg on Kansas Street Saturday. The shooting occurred around 7:15 p.m. Saturday night. Sources say the man has been taken to the hospital with minor injuries to his lower leg . The victim is now in stable condition.... more »
  • Deputy Nick Tullier visited by his sons; family gives update on recovery

    March 4, 2017 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputy Nick Tullier's two sons paid him a visit in the hospital Friday night. The family shared an update on the Nick Tullier Strong Facebook page, showing the visit from his sons Trent and Gage. Deputy Tullier was shot and injured in an ambush in July... more »
  • Manhunt in Houston after burglary suspects shoot two police officers

    February 28, 2017 3:48 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - Houston police say two officers have been taken to hospitals for treatment of injuries after what authorities say was an officer-involved shooting. Police say the pair of officers was hurt during an altercation Tuesday on the city’s southwest side. Numerous officers have swarmed the neighborhood. ... more »
  • Man hospitalized after shots fired near Mall of Louisiana

    February 26, 2017 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old man was hospitalized after he was shot near the Mall of Louisiana Saturday. According to an official, it is believed he was hit by gunshots which were reported in the area of the mall Saturday night. The man did not suffer any life-threatening injuries.... more »
  • 8-year-old girl fatally shot after Houston car crash

    February 25, 2017 1:07 PM

    HOUSTON - Police say an 8-year-old girl has been fatally shot after the vehicle she was in was involved in a car crash in Houston. Investigators say the girl and her mother were traveling down a Houston roadway early today when their Honda Accord was hit by a speeding Pontiac.... more »
  • Suspect dead, 2 Florida officers wounded in shootout

    February 25, 2017 12:08 PM

    CASSELBERRY, Fla. - A suspect died and two police officers suffered minor wounds during a shootout at a central Florida home. Casselberry Police Chief Larry Krantz told reporters the two officers responded early Saturday to a reported disturbance at a home in the Orlando suburb. When they arrived, the suspect... more »
  • Man shot near Florida Blvd., Police investigating

    February 21, 2017 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was wounded during a shooting near a convenience store on Florida Blvd. Tuesday evening. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. near the 12000 block of Florida Blvd. and Windsor Dr. The victim was shot in the leg, according to BRPD. He was transported... more »
  • Man sentenced to life in prison for killing deputy ex-girlfriend

    February 21, 2017 8:18 PM

    GRETNA - A 49-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend, who was a deputy with a suburban New Orleans sheriff's department. James Darby was convicted Saturday of second-degree murder after a five-day trial in the death of Sgt. Tracey Marshall. The Jefferson Parish district... more »
  • Man arrested for New Years Day murder in Baton Rouge

    February 21, 2017 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD has arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred on Jan. 1. Police say 29-year-old Thailand Brooks was arrested for fatally shooting of 29-year-old Asha Davis in her home on New Years Day. Investigators believe the shooting was a result of a... more »
  • Baton Rouge officer suspended after allegedly shooting dog

    February 20, 2017 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge Police officer will be suspended for five days after he allegedly shot a dog. A spokesperson for Baton Rouge Police said Abraham Wilson III was originally set to be suspended for 10 days due to the incident. He appealed that decision last week... more »
  • Girl, 5, killed in accidental shooting by brother, 8

    February 5, 2017 1:21 PM

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police in Florida say a 5-year-old girl was fatally shot and her 4-year-old brother wounded in an accidental shooting by their 8-year-old brother. The Florida Times-Union reports that the children were home alone in a Jacksonville apartment on Saturday afternoon when the shooting occurred. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office... more »
  • Police: Walmart customer fatally shoots suspected thief

    February 5, 2017 12:25 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Police say a customer at a Walmart store in Florida fatally shot a man who was among a group suspected of stealing two carts full of merchandise. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the shooting occurred Saturday after suspects left the store with... more »
  • Drive-by near New Orleans school kills two; packed ball game locked down

    February 1, 2017 1:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a drive-by shooting killed two men in front of a high school during a basketball game. WWL reports that Edna Karr High School's auditorium was at capacity and was locked down for more than an hour Tuesday night. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said... more »
  • May 8 trial for Tulsa officer who fatally shot unarmed man

    February 1, 2017 12:14 PM

    TULSA - A white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year will go to trial May 8. Tulsa police officer Betty Jo Shelby was arraigned Wednesday in district court. She has pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the Sept. 16 death of Terence Crutcher.... more »
  • DA charges girlfriend of man killed by Louisiana deputies

    February 1, 2017 10:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A woman who was in a car with her boyfriend when he was shot and killed by two pursuing Louisiana sheriff's deputies last year has been charged in connection with the actions authorities say the couple took that prompted the chase. Citing court records filed Thursday, news... more »
  • 10 shot, injured in Tennessee at National Guard Armory

    January 28, 2017 4:02 PM

    BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. - Authorities say 10 people in western Tennessee were injured in a shooting at a party at a National Guard Armory. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Susan Niland says the shooting in Brownsville occurred before midnight Friday when a fight broke out at the armory. Authorities believe the... more »
  • Miss. Senate passes "Blue Lives Matter" bill

    January 26, 2017 3:51 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - A bill to double penalties for crimes targeting police officers, firefighters and medics has passed the Mississippi Senate. Senators voted 37-13 Thursday to send Senate Bill 2469 to House. The "Blue Lives Matter" proposal says any crime committed against emergency personnel because of their status as police... more »
  • Wildlife agent shot 5 times to move from hospital to rehab

    January 25, 2017 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says an enforcement agent shot after a Jan. 7 traffic stop is expected to move Thursday from a Shreveport hospital to a rehabilitation facility in Mississippi. The agent's father, Darren Wheeler, told the agency that 25-year-old Tyler Wheeler of Monroe... more »
  • Sheriff: Suspect shot during undercover drug operation

    January 24, 2017 9:17 PM

    STUART, Fla. - Authorities say a central Florida deputy shot and wounded a man during an undercover narcotics operation. Local media organizations say the shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon in a hotel parking lot off Interstate 95 near Stuart. Martin County Sheriff William Snyder says the shooting appeared to be in... more »
  • Police: No plans to arrest man for fatal shooting at Slidell-area home

    January 18, 2017 12:30 PM

    SLIDELL - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith says investigators don't plan to arrest a 24-year-old Slidell man who shot and killed another man outside his house. He says results of the autopsy on 22-year-old Seth Flores back up Shane Hicks' statement that he was protecting himself from a man... more »
  • North Texas police officer killed, suspect later found dead

    January 17, 2017 10:19 PM

    LITTLE ELM, Texas - A police detective has died after being shot while answering a report of an armed man outside a house in a suburban Dallas neighborhood. Little Elm Police Chief Rodney Harrison says Detective Jerry Walker died Tuesday night at a Denton hospital hours after the shooting. Fire... more »
  • Police: Officer fatally shoots man who shot 2, took hostage

    January 16, 2017 7:46 PM

    HERNDON, Va. - Police in Virginia say an officer shot and killed a man who shot two others and then kept a hostage barricaded inside a home even after it caught fire. Fairfax County Police Department spokeswoman Julie Parker told reporters Monday afternoon that after the home in Herndon, a... more »
  • Man fatally shoots person acting "erratically" in his yard

    January 16, 2017 2:08 PM

    SLIDELL - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Monday morning. According to police, a homeowner confronted a man behaving erratically in his front yard in the Ozone Woods subdivision. The homeowner fatally shot the man and remained at the scene until... more »
  • Police kill man who fired gun outside Austin church

    January 14, 2017 12:13 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - A man who Austin police say repeatedly fired an assault-style weapon into the air outside a church has been shot and killed by an officer after he refused to drop the gun. Authorities say the shooting early Saturday in northwest Austin culminated a series of events that... more »
  • Georgia officer: 'Black Lives Matter' was written on doughnut box

    January 12, 2017 6:06 PM

    SMYRNA, Ga. - Police in suburban Atlanta and Krispy Kreme officials say they're investigating a blog report that a police officer found the words "Black Lives Matter" written on his box of doughnuts when he went to pick them up. Smyrna police spokesman Louis Defense tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/2iLLBWi... more »
  • One person hurt in shooting at BREC Park

    January 11, 2017 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting at a park on North 48th Street that left one person hurt Wednesday afternoon. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Details aboout the shooting are still limited at this time. Sources tell WBRZ's Brett Buffington the victim is... more »
  • Mom of three shot, killed at home with her kids overnight Play Video

    January 11, 2017 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A mother appears smiling, hugging her children in pictures taken during happier times and before her life came to a sudden end from gunfire overnight Tuesday. The kids, all younger than ten, started Wednesday without the mother seen playing with them and smiling in pictures... more »
  • Officer won't be charged in killing of unstable black man

    January 10, 2017 8:14 PM

    SAN DIEGO - Prosecutors say criminal charges won't be filed against a California police officer who killed a mentally unstable black man he thought was aiming a gun. San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced Tuesday that her office determined the shooting of 38-year-old Alfred Olango last September was... more »
  • Teen suspect who shot 11-year-old charged with negligent injuring Play Video

    January 10, 2017 5:09 PM

    BAKER – Police have taken multiple individuals into custody and arrested a 16-year-old male who is suspected of shooting an 11-year-old on Weston Avenue in Baker Tuesday afternoon. The teenager has been charged with negligent injuring, according to Baker Police. Authorities said that those taken into custody are being... more »
  • Man shot during apparent robbery on North 35th Street

    January 10, 2017 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating an early morning incident where a man was shot during an apparent robbery. The incident occurred in the 1200 block of North 35th Street around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. According to BRPD, a 40-year-old man suffered from a... more »
  • Deputy killed responding to manhunt identified

    January 9, 2017 8:43 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Authorities have identified the Orange County Sheriff's Office deputy who was killed in a motorcycle crash when responding to a massive manhunt for a suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando police sergeant. The sheriff's office said Monday that he is 35-year-old Deputy First Class Norman... more »
  • Officer killed in Orlando, suspect at large

    January 9, 2017 10:47 AM

    ORLANDO - An Orlando police officer who was gunned down while on duty has died. Orlando police announced the officer's death on its official Twitter account Monday morning. The shooting happened near a Walmart store in Orlando earlier Monday morning. The tweet said, "One of our own was taken in... more »
  • Louisiana sheriff sued over deadly shooting during drug raid

    January 2, 2017 10:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal lawsuit claims sheriff's deputies shot and killed a 27-year-old man in his southwest Louisiana home after investigators improperly obtained a warrant to search his residence for drugs. The Dec. 26 lawsuit accuses a Beauregard Parish sheriff's deputy of relying on false and uncorroborated statements from... more »
  • Des Moines police investigate fatal nightclub shooting

    January 1, 2017 12:39 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Des Moines Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old man who was fatally shot in a dispute at a downtown nightclub. Police were called to the Des Moines nightclub around 3:30 a.m. Sunday to investigate the altercation. Police Sgt. Paul Parizek says the 18-year-old died... more »
  • Police in Illinois shoot suspect using man as 'human shield'

    December 27, 2016 8:40 PM

    NORTH RIVERSIDE, Ill. - Police in suburban Chicago have shot a man they say tried to rob a bank, then ran into a nearby store and held an elderly man at knifepoint. North Riverside Police said in a statement Tuesday that the suspect attempted to use the older man as... more »
  • Man injured following shooting on Clayton Drive

    December 26, 2016 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department responded to a shooting Monday afternoon in the 4900 block of Clayton Drive. The shooting occurred around 1:30 p.m. According to BRPD, one man was shot and his injuries were not life threatening. Check back for updates as more... more »
  • DC police: Knife-wielding man shot by officer dies

    December 26, 2016 11:09 AM

    WASHINGTON - District of Columbia police say a man shot by an officer when he ignored commands to drop a knife has died. Police said in a statement that officers responding to a domestic disturbance report in northeast Washington on Sunday found a man armed with a knife. Police say... more »
  • Officer shot in eye back home, forgives shooter

    December 24, 2016 11:34 AM

    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - A Clarksdale police officer who was shot in the eye early this year is back home, and says he forgives the 19-year-old man accused of shooting him. In February, Cpl. Derrick Couch was sedated and unconscious. He began walking in July. He was in Clarksdale's Christmas parade,... more »
  • Uber driver fired in 'self-defense,' killing man

    December 20, 2016 12:32 PM

    AVENTURA - Authorities say a South Florida Uber driver acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a would-be robber. Aventura police spokesman Chris Goranitis says the driver was taking a passenger to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport early Sunday when a van driven by 24-year-old Kevin DeVincent Johnson cut him off.... more »
  • Teen arrested for accidentally shooting friend; lying about drive-by shooting

    December 19, 2016 1:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 19-year-old was arrested for lying to the police about a drive-by shooting after he accidentally shot his friend. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 19-year-old Javonte Miles for illegal use of a weapon and negligent injuring. On Saturday, Dec. 17 around 1:40 a.m.... more »
  • Official: Russia ambassador to Turkey has died after attack by gunman

    December 19, 2016 12:22 PM

    ANKARA, Turkey - A Russian official says that the country's ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot by a gunman in Ankara. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova made the announcement in a live televised statement. Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov was several minutes into a speech at the embassy-sponsored exhibition... more »
  • Dashing through the home: Teen shoots deer in living room

    December 16, 2016 12:19 PM

    FREDERICK - A Maryland teenager shot and killed a deer inside his house after it busted through his family's front door and ransacked their home. Ryan Manchester says he thought someone was trying to break into his home Dec. 5 when he heard banging at the door. Instead, he found... more »
  • California police thought man they shot had gun

    December 13, 2016 10:38 PM

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The police chief of Bakersfield, California, says an unarmed 73-year-old man was refusing to take his hand out of his pocket when he was shot by an officer who thought he had a gun because of a 911 call. Chief Lyle Martin said at a news conference... more »
  • Police: Officer fatally shoots gunman near Baltimore campus

    December 13, 2016 9:59 PM

    BALTIMORE - Authorities say a Coppin State University police officer shot and killed a man who fired at a car driving near that Baltimore campus. Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith said the uniformed Coppin State officer was on patrol in an unmarked car Tuesday night when he saw a man... more »
  • 17-year-old who risked life in Essen Lane shooting presented award

    December 13, 2016 11:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A 17-year-old boy who was shot and hit by a car while trying to help a woman on Essen Lane was presented an award by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. Daniel Wesley was presented a citizenship award by Sheriff Sid Gautreaux for his bravery in... more »
  • Police: 2 Georgia officers shot during traffic stop

    December 12, 2016 11:31 PM

    LAVONIA, S.C. - Police say two Georgia officers have been shot while trying to arrest a suspect in a stolen car. Multiple media outlets report that Lavonia police Chief Bruce Carlisle says the shooting started as a traffic stop. Carlisle says that when the two officers noticed the vehicle had... more »
  • Shooter insists Will Smith was armed

    December 10, 2016 12:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith in April has told a jury he did so only after Smith struck him several times and grabbed a gun following a traffic crash. Prosecutors say Smith was unarmed but Cardell Hayes insisted Saturday that... more »
  • Woman shot during apparent robbery on Arlington Ave. near Catholic High

    December 6, 2016 9:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 35-year-old woman was shot during an apparent robbery in the 800 block of Arlington Avenue , police said. According to BRPD, the incident occurred sometime around 8 p.m. Tuesday. The woman was transported to a local hospital. Police are currently searching for a suspect.... more »
  • Authorities: 10-month-old boy killed in shooting in Marrero

    December 4, 2016 12:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say a shooting has claimed the life of a 10-month-old boy and left a man wounded in the New Orleans area. NOLA.com reports the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says it happened late Saturday afternoon in Marrero. The sheriff's office says at least five people were inside... more »
  • 1 politician, 2 reporters killed in Finland shooting

    December 4, 2016 11:34 AM

    HELSINKI - A police official in Finland says a local politician and two journalists - all women - are the victims of a fatal shooting in a small southeastern town. Police spokeswoman Heli Jamsen-Turkki said that the victims are the chairwoman of the Imatra Town Council and two local reporters.... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy shot in Metairie, shooter fatally shot by JPSO

    December 3, 2016 1:40 PM

    METAIRIE - A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputy was shot and wounded Saturday in Metairie, according to WWL-TV . The deputy was reportedly shot in the leg, according to WWL-TV. A JPSO SWAT unit was deployed to search for the shooter, WWL-TV said. JPSO said a K-9 led them... more »

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