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  • Minimum 17-year sentence sought in porch shooting

    August 28, 2014 11:26 AM

    DETROIT - Prosecutors and the lawyer for a Detroit-area man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch are giving very different sentencing recommendations to a judge. Theodore Wafer of Dearborn Heights returns to court next Wednesday, about a month after he was convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting... more »
  • Detroit-area porch shooting case goes to jury

    August 6, 2014 10:36 AM

    DETROIT - A jury has gone home without a verdict after deliberating for about three hours in the trial of a Detroit-area man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch last fall. The jury heard closing arguments earlier Wednesday. Theodore Wafer is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal... more »
  • Deputies arrest felon after carjacking chase

    May 27, 2014 10:35 AM

    FRANKLIN - Sheriff's deputies in St. Mary Parish said they arrested a convicted felon who attempted to escape arrest with a shotgun and a carjacked vehicle early Monday morning. Deputies said they stopped 29-year-old old Irving Phillips Jr. because his brake and license plate lights were not working, but... more »
  • Woman accused of shooting husband while driving

    May 6, 2014 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman after investigators said she shot her husband while they were driving. Police said Euphoria Beauchamp, 50, is accused of shooting her husband Noel Beauchamp, 55, Saturday morning as he was driving his pickup on Airline Highway. Detectives said Euphoria told them... more »
  • Police name suspect in shotgun attack

    June 21, 2013 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives identified the man they believe attacked another person with a shotgun overnight in Baton Rouge, calling him armed and dangerous. Lt. Don Kelly said they had a warrant for the arrest of Steaphon Harris, 28, for attempted second degree murder and being a felon in... more »
  • Police looking for shotgun-toting attacker

    June 21, 2013 10:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said they're looking for a man armed with a shotgun who was involved in a shooting overnight. Lt. Don Kelly said one person was injured in the shooting, which happened around 1:50 a.m. In the 1800 block of North Marque Ann. ... more »
  • Biden says a shotgun will scare off intruders

    February 19, 2013 3:43 PM

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden says Americans don't need semi-automatic weapons to protect their homes because a couple of blasts from a shotgun will scare off intruders. The vice president encouraged those worried about defending themselves to buy a shotgun. He was speaking Tuesday in an online video as... more »
  • Students help find sawed-off shotgun Play Video

    February 4, 2013 5:22 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A 16-year old student is still in jail after school administrators say he brought a sawed-off shotgun to school Friday. The administration was tipped off by two students who saw the boy with the weapon and the school was put on lock down until it was secured.... more »
  • 1 student shot at high school in Taft, Calif.

    January 10, 2013 12:57 PM

    TAFT, Calif. - One student has been shot at a high school in Taft, Calif., a community in the southern San Joaquin Valley. Authorities say the 16-year-old student is in critical but stable condition. Sheriff Donny Youngblood says the shooter is a student who walked into a class at... more »
  • LDWF arrests felons for hunting violations

    January 8, 2013 3:06 PM

    HOLDEN - Wildlife agents said two Livingston Parish men arrested while hunting on New Year's Day were felons who should not have had guns. Agents arrested Bobby Sykes, 38, and Barry Gill, 46, both of Holden, for being felons in possession of a firearm. They were also cited for... more »
  • Shotgun-wielding robber sought by St. Helena deputies

    April 25, 2011 3:31 PM

    GREENSBURG - Authorities hope surveillance photos of a man taken before an armed robbery in St. Helena Parish will help them identify the robber. Deputies said the man used a shotgun to rob Bebo's convenience store north of Greensburg around 9:30 p.m. Friday. Surveillance cameras at the store... more »
  • Free Gun With Satellite TV

    March 25, 2011 8:02 PM

    More bang for the buck from a shotgun or pistol is what a Radio Shack in Montana offers prospective satellite t-v customers. Customers who sign up for the Dish Network at the Radio Shack in Hamilton can get a shotgun or pistol or a $50 Pizza Hut gift card. The... more »
  • Authorities: Wisconsin man shoots TV over Palin dance

    November 17, 2010 1:24 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - Authorities say a 67-year-old rural Wisconsin man enraged over Bristol Palin's "Dancing with the Stars" routine blasted his television with a shotgun, leading to an overnight standoff with a SWAT team. A Dane County Sheriff's detective says in court documents that Steven Cowan, of the town... more »
  • NY man questions daughter's death at Fort Polk

    October 15, 2010 12:21 PM

    A spokesman says the USA Criminal Investigation Command at Fort Belvoir, Va., is investigating a death at Fort Polk. Christopher Gray says 20-year-old Samantha Ortiz died at her home on the Louisiana base. Her father, Damon R. Zippo of Yonkers, N.Y., says he's getting few answers from the Army about... more »
  • Police standoff locks down La. elementary school

    October 8, 2010 2:35 PM

    A 35-year-old man in St. Martinville has shot and killed himself following a standoff with police that locked down a nearby elementary school. Police said the man, whose name wasn't immediately released, was armed with a shotgun and held officers at bay for more than three hours Friday morning while... more »
  • Sheriff: Boys shot at from ATV in Assumption Parish

    September 15, 2010 2:58 PM

    The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of three people on an ATV shooting at people in Paincourtville. According to Sheriff Mike Waguespack, deputies were called about a shooting at the intersection of Grant Loop and Sugar Street around 1:30 p.m. He said witnesses told them two male... more »
  • HS student questioned in parents' deaths

    September 10, 2010 3:53 PM

    Update : A Ouachita Parish sheriff's detective said two people were shot to death, and their son is being questioned. Deputy Meghan Russell wouldn't give the victims' names but said Friday both were killed by a shotgun. Schools superintendent Bob Webber said the 16-year-old student was taken into custody without... more »
  • Man identified in house explosion

    June 15, 2010 1:05 PM

    WBRZ- Poilce have identified 47-year-old Michael Fielder as the man found dead after a house explosion in Ascension Parish. He was found dead in the front yard next to a shotgun. Authorities now believe he set his house on fire after a family dispute over property and then walked... more »
  • Tioga boy fires shotgun at mom's boyfriend

    April 9, 2010 6:48 AM

    Authorities say an 11-year-old Tioga boy has been given a citation for aggravated assault with a firearm after he fired a shotgun to break up a disturbance between his mother and her boyfriend. Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies say 30-year-old Marcus Honore was booked with domestic abuse battery, possession of stolen... more »
  • Man cleared in shooting of burglary suspect

    February 19, 2010 7:36 AM

    A homeowner who shot a suspected burglar who was later found dead of his injuries has been cleared of criminal charges. Calcasieu Parish grand jurors declined to indict 57-year-old John R. Olivier on a charge of second-degree murder. He was investigated in connection with the Dec. 12 death of 18-year-old... more »
  • Suspect dies after standoff

    November 23, 2009 10:59 AM

    State police are investigating a shooting death involving Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies. Sheriff Daniel Edwards says 49-year-old David Johnson was shot Sunday night in Amite. Edwards said officers responded to a disturbance and found Johnson in his yard armed with a shotgun. After a brief standoff, Edwards said a woman... more »

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