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  • 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 »
  • Sheriff: Gasser beat up driver in 2006 incident

    December 2, 2016 10:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A sheriff says the man who shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight in a road rage incident was involved in an altercation a decade ago in which he chased down and struck another driver. Sheriff Newell Normand in a press release late Friday said in the 2006 incident... more »
  • Former NFL player, Joe McKnight, fatally shot in Terrytown

    December 1, 2016 5:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – Former NFL football player Joe McKnight was shot and killed during an apparent road rage incident on Thursday afternoon. The incident took place near an intersection in Terrytown, located on west bank of the Mississippi River near New Orleans, WWL reports. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • Prosecutor: Charlotte officer acted lawfully in black man's killing

    November 30, 2016 12:44 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A North Carolina prosecutor says a Charlotte police officer acted lawfully when he shot and killed a black man in a case that touched off several nights of unrest in the city. Charlotte-Mecklenburg District Attorney Andrew Murray made the announcement Wednesday in the shooting by officer Brent... more »
  • Body of woman found on side of BR road Thursday night

    November 24, 2016 8:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Homicide detectives are looking into the death of a woman after an unidentified body was found near East Industrial Avenue. Police were notified of a deceased person's body on that street near Wooddale Blvd. Thursday evening. Police had little information about what happened. Here's... more »
  • Officer in Detroit 'critical' after shooting

    November 22, 2016 8:17 PM

    DETROIT - Detroit's police chief says a university police officer is in "critical" condition after being shot while on duty near the campus of Wayne State University. James Craig told reporters in the area on Tuesday night that the five-year police veteran was shot once and was in surgery. He... more »
  • San Antonio police seeking man with info in officer's murder

    November 20, 2016 3:08 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Police Department has posted a photo of a man on its Facebook page, saying "he might have information on the murder" of Det. Benjamin Marconi. Police are asking for assistance in identifying the man shown wearing a hat and walking in the photo. Marconi... more »
  • Minnesota officer charged in Philando Castile's killing

    November 16, 2016 11:50 AM

    ST. PAUL, Minn.- A Minnesota prosecutor says evidence shows Philando Castile, a black motorist, complied with a police officer and told him he was carrying a gun in the critical moments before he was shot to death. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said Wednesday that when Castile's body was pulled... more »
  • Police: Stepdad shot by stepson on Laurel St. Tuesday evening

    November 15, 2016 11:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man was shot by his stepson on Laurel St. Tuesday evening. Around 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, police were called to the 3000 block of Laurel St. in reference to a shooting. The victim, reportedly the suspects stepdad, was shot by the stepson in... more »
  • Toddler shoots 1-year-old shot sibling in car; Mother charged Play Video

    November 15, 2016 8:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a Baton Rouge mother was charged with second degree cruelty to juveniles after a 1-year-old child was shot in the face, reportedly accidentally, by a sibling. Investigators said she was on facebook when her child managed to find a 357 and shoot her other... more »
  • Brady St. shooting victim dies, Police in Baton Rouge work 3 shootings in 5 hours Monday

    November 14, 2016 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police worked as many as three shootings Monday. At 4 p.m., police were called to Brady Street where a shooting victim was located. A woman was shot and taken to a hospital in serious condition after being found in the 3200 block. The victim, Wykenda... more »
  • Alaska police officer shot; second man killed in attack

    November 12, 2016 12:44 PM

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Police in Alaska say an officer has been shot multiple times in what they described as an ambush. The attack happened early Saturday morning. The man suspected of shooting the officer was killed, and the officer is expected to survive. Police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro says the officer... more »
  • Man shot in leg during potential attempted robbery

    November 9, 2016 8:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person suffered non-life threatening injuries in a shooting following a possible attempted robbery. It happened around 7:00 p.m. near the 5800 block of Victory Drive, according to police. They say a 55-year-old victim was shot in the leg, possibly following an attempted... more »
  • Louisiana deputy kills man who points gun at him

    November 3, 2016 10:26 AM

    HOUMA - Louisiana authorities say sheriff's deputy killed a man who shot himself in the chest and then pointed a gun at the officer. The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office identified the man as 59-year-old Wilton Henry, of Houma. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said in a news release the deputy responded to... more »
  • Body found, police standoff ends peacefully in New Orleans

    October 1, 2016 3:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man was found dead in an Uptown New Orleans home and another man was taken in for questioning after a four-hour standoff with police. It all happened early Saturday. Police said in a news release that 58-year-old Richard Donovan had barricaded himself in one room of... more »
  • WBR Sheriff's Office remembers slain deputy and daughter Play Video

    September 28, 2016 6:29 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE – The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was solemn Wednesday, just one day after Corporal Donna LeBlanc and her daughter were shot and killed. "Donna believed in the badge, she wore the badge, she took pride in the badge," Mike Cazes, West Baton Rouge Sheriff, said.... more »
  • 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 »

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