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  • Mom accused of violating son's medical privacy

    July 23, 2014 7:50 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI- A mom is accused of violating her seven-year-old son's medical privacy by taking a picture of him being examined by a doctor. She was ordered to give up her cell phone after she posted the picture to social media. Mandy Kay Wilson says a security guard... more »
  • Feds: Woman sent nude pics of son, 4, to boyfriend

    July 11, 2014 3:39 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A North Carolina woman has been charged with sending nude photos of her 4-year-old son to her boyfriend. A document filed with U.S. District Court in Charlotte says the woman is charged with producing child pornography and distributing child pornography. James Burns, a special agent with the... more »
  • Police: Dad sent nude pics while son suffered

    July 4, 2014 3:41 AM

    MARIETTA, Ga - Friends and family say a Georgia man who's accused of leaving his son in a hot SUV was a loving father who was devastated by his son's death. But a prosecutor argued during a three-hour hearing Thursday that 33-year-old Justin Ross Harris was unhappy in his marriage... more »
  • Deputies: Man murders wife and son in Gonzales

    April 17, 2014 6:36 AM

    GONZALES -The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office say Ronald Green Sr. murdered his wife and son. They believe he jumped off of the Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. John Parish into the Mississippi River. Two people were found dead in a home on Lakeway Cove Ave. off of LA-44 early... more »
  • Father-son combo working for Southern basketball Play Video

    February 12, 2014 11:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars are out to a 9-1 start in SWAC play so far this year, leading the conference. Their secret weapon is a dynamic duo of father and son: head coach Roman Banks and freshman point guard Tre'lun. Being a coach's son cut down... more »
  • Thibodaux man found competent to stand trial

    November 23, 2013 1:43 PM

    Thibodaux - The Thibodaux man accused of beheading his 7-year-old son in August 2011 has been found competent to stand trial. Lafourche Parish Judge John LeBlanc ruled Friday that Jeremiah Lee Wright is now fit for trial, following his former decision in February that Wright was incompetent to stand... more »
  • Va. looks into treatment of state senator's son

    November 21, 2013 7:49 AM

    HOT SPRINGS, Va. - As police studied evidence in the attack on state Sen. Creigh Deeds, a Virginia health official says his office opened an investigation into why the legislator's son was reportedly released from emergency custody. Media outlets reported the emergency order was issued for Gus Deeds on... more »
  • Police believe Va. senator was stabbed by son

    November 19, 2013 2:59 PM

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- Police say the son of a state senator in Virginia stabbed his father before shooting himself to death. Virginia State Police said Tuesday afternoon that authorities are still investigating the stabbing of Sen. Creigh (kree) Deeds, but it appears it was an attempted murder and suicide. Deeds' 24-year-old... more »
  • New bond set in death of Peterson's son

    October 23, 2013 7:11 AM

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A South Dakota judge has increased bond from $750,000 to $1 million for the man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, citing the serious nature of the charges. 27-year-old Joseph Patterson made his first court appearance Tuesday since... more »
  • Back from the dead

    August 23, 2013 8:02 PM

    PHILADELPHIA- A big oops for a son and a friend who identified the body of a woman who turned out to be alive. Sharolyn Jackson came home two weeks after her family held a funeral and burial. Authorities says Jackson was identified by her son and a social worker who... more »
  • Edwards family releases first picture of new son

    August 1, 2013 8:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Edwards shared the first picture of their new son, Eli, on Facebook Thursday evening. The posting continues a nearly "live" status update session for the family that began Wednesday evening when Trina, wife of former governor Edwin Edwards, went into labor. Eli is Edwin and... more »
  • Trina Scott Edwards gives birth to son

    August 1, 2013 2:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The wife of former governor Edwin Edwards has given birth to the couple's first child, Eli Wallace Edwards. Trina Edwards confirmed the baby's arrival early Thursday on her Facebook page. Edwards says Eli was born at 12:52 a.m. and weighs 6 lbs., 3 oz. ... more »
  • Son turns in mom for bank robbery

    June 26, 2013 7:53 PM

    BYRON TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN- Surveillance photos of a bank robbery registered with a man in Michigan who called police to tell them it was his mom pulling the heist. The man told police his mother was at his home and they picked up 53-year-old Dee Ann Sanders. A teller says the... more »
  • Father, son killed in Pointe Coupee crash Play Video

    May 10, 2013 4:50 PM

    CHENAL - A single-car crash claimed the lives of a father and son overnight in Pointe Coupee Parish. It happened just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday on Hwy. 415 near Hwy. 414. State troopers say 47-year-old Sidney R. Morel of Jarreau was heading south on Hwy. 415 when he... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to slitting 2-year-old son's throat

    May 2, 2013 12:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 26-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to capital murder, admitting that he slit his 2-year-old son's throat to avoid paying $4,000 in overdue child support. The Times-Picayune reports Danny Platt was sentenced to life in prison Thursday. The only promise prosecutor Robert Moore made him... more »
  • Mother pleads not guilty in death of 3-year-old

    April 30, 2013 11:28 AM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette mother has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the death of her 3-year-old son. The Advertiser reports 22-year-old Laura Smith waived formal arraignment and entered her plea last week at the Lafayette Parish Courthouse. A grand jury earlier this month indicted Smith on a charge... more »
  • Woman, son rescued from flooded van Play Video

    April 24, 2013 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency personnel rescued a woman and her son when flooding trapped them in their van this morning. Mimi Vidrine said she was driving in downtown Baton Rouge when she got to Napoleon Street, which had water over the road. She ventured in anyway, and the... more »
  • Son calls mom "evil monster" who deserves to die in prison

    April 16, 2013 7:39 PM

    SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN- A man whose mother could get 20-years in prison for the death of his baby sister in 1957 says his mom is an "evil monster" and should die in prison. James Klokow says his sister was robbed of her life and his mother never paid the price. Ruby... more »
  • NY suit: County used son's remains to train dogs

    April 13, 2013 10:40 AM

    LOCKPORT, N.Y. - A western New York family is suing an upstate county after the coroner there took a piece of their son's body for use in a dog-training exercise. Thirty-two-year-old Roger Dunn died last spring in an auto wreck in Cambria. After the crash, Niagara County Coroner Russell Jackman... more »
  • Father and son arrested on drug charges

    April 10, 2013 2:36 PM

    ST. AMANT - Authorities in Ascension Parish arrested a father and his son on drug charges this week. Narcotices agent searched the home of Audie Decoteau, 51, and Austin Decoteau, 17, on April 8 after receiving complaints about drug activity there. Detectives said they found marijuana and other... more »
  • One arrested, one at large in deadly beating

    March 20, 2013 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one of two men today wanted in connection with a deadly beating. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the police Special Response Team arrested Shedrick L. Lobrano, 51, after locating him at his residence. Police had warrants for Lobrano and his son, 24-year-old Shedrick Demond... more »
  • Pentagram carved on boy

    February 25, 2013 7:40 PM

    FORT WORTH, TEXAS- A grand jury indicted a man who admitted he carved a pentagram on his six-year old son's back. In December, Brent Troy Bartel called 911 and said he had shed "innocent blood" and etched a pentagram on his son because it was a "hoy day." He also... more »
  • Fire academy grads following in fathers' footsteps Play Video

    February 15, 2013 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After saying the last few words of the Firefighter's Oath, 35 men became the newest members of the Baton Rouge Fire Department. Most are fulfilling a dream they've had for years. But for Josh Gilbaud, that dream goes a little further back "I can always... more »
  • Doctor: Wright not clearly psychotic, can be tried

    February 4, 2013 10:12 AM

    THIBODAUX - A psychiatrist says a man accused of beheading his son is not clearly psychotic and is competent for trial. Dr. Mark Wilson headed the team that decided last summer that Jeremiah Wright was competent for trial on a charge of murdering 7-year-old Jori Lirette. The Daily Comet reports... more »
  • Mom: Boy didn't steal plane in crash

    January 2, 2013 3:31 PM

    JASPER, Ala. - The mother of a teen killed along with two friends in an Alabama plane crash says her son had his own key to the plane and had flown it many times. Sherrie Smith says her 17-year-old son Jordan Smith was the one flying the plane that crashed... more »
  • LPSO: Father, son arrested for growing marijuana

    December 17, 2012 3:21 PM

    Livingston- A father and son in Livingston Parish have been arrested for growing marijuana. During a search of the home on J.B. Averett Road in the town of Livingston, detectives found two marijuana plants growing in a machine that produced water and lighting to the plants. They also... more »
  • Son allegedly attacked father with sword

    December 14, 2012 10:38 AM

    CARENCRO - Deputies say a father and his adult son are both in the hospital recovering from wounds after the son allegedly attacked his father with a samurai sword. Kip Judice with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office tells The Daily World deputies were watching over 32-year-old Albert Brice Prejean of... more »
  • Texas man accused of carving pentagram into son

    December 12, 2012 1:47 PM

    RICHLAND HILLS, Texas - A North Texas man is accused of carving a pentagram on his 6-year-old son's back, telling a 911 dispatcher that he did it because "it's a holy day." Richland Hills police say Brent Troy Bartel faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He's jailed... more »
  • Man accused of beating son to death denied bond

    December 12, 2012 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A state district judge has denied a request to set bail for a man accused of beating his young son to death in June. Judge Don Johnson refused to set bond Wednesday for 46-year-old Michael Anthony Robertson, father of eight-year-old Xzayvion Riley. The ruling marked the second time... more »
  • Cops: Mass. bargain hunter took home TV, left tot

    November 23, 2012 10:42 AM

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Police say a Massachusetts man left his girlfriend's 2-year-old son in a car while he went shopping for Black Friday bargains, then went home with his new 51-inch flat screen television and left the toddler behind. Police, alerted by store security, found the boy asleep in the... more »
  • Boy on trial in neo-Nazi dad's murder

    October 30, 2012 7:17 PM

    A 12 year old boy in California is on trial for murdering his father who was a neo-Nazi leader and shot point-blank as he slept. A prosecutor in Riverside County says the boy wanted to kill Jeff Hall because of a history of domestic violence. He dismissed the boy's lawyers... more »
  • Mother arrested in deaths of 2 toddlers

    October 18, 2012 10:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans woman arrested in the death of her 3-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter is expected to make her initial court appearance Thursday. The children were found by their grandmother in their New Orleans apartment around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police said the boy had been shot... more »
  • Sanity hearing delayed for man accused of beheading son

    September 19, 2012 2:25 PM

    THIBODAUX - A man accused of beheading and dismembering his disabled 7-year-old son will have a sanity hearing in November rather than Friday. Defense attorney Kerry Cuccia says 31-year-old Jeremiah Wright's hearing is now scheduled Nov. 26 and 27. Mental health experts will testify about whether he has the mental... more »
  • NJ mom in son's decapitation lost custody once

    August 22, 2012 12:50 PM

    CAMDEN, N.J. - Authorities say a New Jersey woman who apparently decapitated her 2-year-old son before killing herself had regained custody of her son just five months ago. Prosecutors say Chevonne Thomas had lost custody of Zahree Thomas in 2010 when she allegedly left the boy unattended in a car.... more »
  • N.O. mayor's son arrested on DWI charge

    July 17, 2012 11:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A teenage son of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. A spokeswoman for the New Orleans Police Department says 19-year-old Benjamin Landrieu was arrested early Tuesday. He was booked into the city's jail on charges that also include reckless... more »
  • Son of Michael Jordan arrested in Omaha

    July 2, 2012 8:53 AM

    OMAHA, Neb. - Central Florida basketball player Marcus Jordan, the son of former NBA great Michael Jordan, was arrested in Omaha early Sunday following a disturbance outside a downtown hotel. According to a news release, police responding to a call at the Embassy Suites found hotel security trying to... more »
  • Sandusky's son says his father abused him

    June 21, 2012 4:33 PM

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. - A lawyer for an adopted son of Jerry Sandusky says the man has told authorities the former Penn State assistant football coach abused him. Matt Sandusky is one of Jerry Sandusky's six adopted children. His lawyer issued a statement Thursday naming Matt Sandusky and saying that the... more »
  • Mother mourns the loss of murdered son

    June 19, 2012 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A destraught mother in Baton Rouge is demanding answers after her 21-year-old son was shot and killed in broad day light. Telly Heard was gunned down on June 5 at the intersections of Myrtle and 10th St. South. Tonight at 6, News 2's Adrian Pittman, sits... more »
  • Father, son and girlfriend arrested for carjacking, armed robbery

    June 4, 2012 3:05 PM

    A Pearl River man, along with his father and girlfriend, are under arrest after being accused in an Armed Robbery and Carjacking in St. Tammany Parish over the weekend. Slidell Police say late Friday evening, 17 year-old Jollynne Corter flagged down a car after appearing to be in distress.... more »
  • Mother: son shot by juvenile, paralyzed

    May 28, 2012 4:04 PM

    PICAYUNE, Miss. - A Mississippi woman says her 21-year-old son is having to learn how to swallow after a bullet fired by a juvenile in Louisiana cut his spinal cord. Amy Tanguis of Picayune tells The Picayune Item that Aaron James Tanguis was shot in the back last week while... more »
  • Teen arrested for killing his father, a federal agent

    May 3, 2012 10:47 AM

    CARSON - The 14-year-old son of a federal agent has been arrested in the shooting death of his father in their Southern California home. Sheriff's officials in Carson say the teen called 911 last night to report the shooting in the home about 20 miles south of Los Angeles.... more »
  • Dead boy in a box, mom charged

    April 5, 2012 10:51 AM

    TEXAS CITY - A Houston area woman has been charged in the 2011 death of her 10-year-old disabled son whose body was found in a cardboard box. Police arrested 42-year-old Tina Madrid on a murder charge. Last week a Texas City coroner ruled that her son's death as a homicide.... more »
  • Schwarzenegger's son injured in Idaho ski accident

    March 11, 2012 10:18 AM

    SUN VALLEY, Idaho - Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's 18-year-old son says he has been treated for injuries after getting in "a little ski accident" in Idaho. Patrick Schwarzenegger tweeted Saturday that he received stitches "down the back and butt" after the accident, and he also thanked doctors who... more »
  • Accused shooter of Councilman's son in court Play Video

    February 8, 2012 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More details came out in juvenile court today about a shooting and drug deal that put a Metro Council member's son in the hospital. Police arrested two people this week in connection with the shooting, which happened last Friday. One of them, a 16-year-old juvenile, appeared... more »
  • Juvenile accused of shooting Councilman's son to be identified today

    February 8, 2012 9:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The 16-year old arrested for allegedly shooting Councilman Chandler Loupe's youngest son will appear in Juvenile Court today for a Detention Hearing. The hearing will be open to the press. At that time, the Juvenile will be identified. Loupe's son was shot Friday in the Mayfair... more »
  • Mom says she still thinks son not guilty of murder

    February 7, 2012 8:44 AM

    SHREVEPORT - The mother of newly convicted killer Robert Coleman told a jury in Shreveport she still believes her son is not guilty of killing a retired minister in 2003. Birgie Bracey was testifying Monday in the penalty phase of Coleman's first-degree murder trial. He was convicted Friday for the... more »
  • Neighbors push for change in area where Councilman's son shot Play Video

    February 6, 2012 3:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Neighbors who live in the Mayfair subdivision are demanding changes after a shooting occurred over the weekend. The victim happened to be the 15-year old son of Metro Councilman Chandler Loupe. This afternoon, detectives charged another 15 year old who was with him for attempted possession of... more »
  • LPSO: Father arrested for shooting son

    January 20, 2012 5:14 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A father is under arrest Thursday afternoon after his son was found by authorities with a shotgun wound in his back in their shared trailer home in Hammond. George W. Hardy Jr., 54, is charged with attempted second degree murder, child desertion and illegal use of a... more »
  • Child Ticketed, Mom goes to Press

    January 12, 2012 7:30 PM

    A 6-year-old boy in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico got a ticket for reckless driving,driving without a license and not having his toy motorcycle registered after it crashed it into a SUV. Karla Noriega is the boy's mom and says police impounded the kid-sized motorcycle that her son got for Christmas. She... more »
  • New Orleans police probe slaying of man, son

    January 9, 2012 6:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating the deaths of a man and his son who were found shot to death in the foyer of their home. Police say suspects have been identified in the deaths of 41-year-old Joseph Evans and 17-year-old Joseph Elliott. The father and... more »
  • Dad has Son Pull Teeth

    October 3, 2011 7:25 PM

    A man in Easton,Pennsylvania pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment after his 14-year-old son tried to pull out his own teeth because he'd never seen a dentist. Francisco Torres told a judge he "procrastinated" in getting the boy dental care. Police say the boy broke two teeth and had to have... more »
  • Zachary man accused of stabbing father

    July 27, 2011 11:51 AM

    ZACHARY - A Zachary man is in the hospital after police say his son tried to kill him with a kitchen knife. Zachary Police arrested Frank Roberts, 18, in suspicion of attempted murder last night. Chief David Courtney said they were called to a disturbance at the family's... more »
  • Father, son critically injured in BR motorcycle wreck

    April 21, 2011 3:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father and his 12-year-old son were taken to a Baton Rouge hospital with critical injuries after their motorcycle hit a car this afternoon, according to police. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the son's injuries were worse than the father's, and that the wreck happened on Florida... more »
  • Father, son plead guilty to hunting charges

    April 14, 2011 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father-and-son team face up to one year in prison each for leading sport hunters to unauthorized areas to hunt American alligators. Prosecutors say 66-year-old Larry Dees Sr. and 37-year-old Larry Dees Jr., both of Maringuoin, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Baton Rouge to violating both federal... more »
  • Funeral Arrangements set for Police Chief's son

    March 1, 2011 2:57 PM

    Port Allen- Funeral Arrangements have been set for the son of Port Allen Police Chief, Fred Smith, who died in a car crash over the weekend. Police say 18 year-old Trent Smith veered off Florida Street in Baton Rouge early Sunday morning, slamming into a gas pump at the... more »
  • Port Allen Police Chief's son killed in crash

    February 27, 2011 5:21 PM

    Port Allen Police Chief Fred Smith confirmed to News 2 that his son, Trent Smith, died in a crash overnight in Baton Rouge. The crash happened early Sunday morning at a gas station in the 1300 block of Florida Street. Investigators say the car left the roadway, smashed into... more »
  • $3 million bond for son accused of shooting father

    January 25, 2011 5:32 PM

    ROUGON - James Rogers is in jail with a multi-million dollar bond in suspicion of first degree murder, after authorities say he broke into his father's home in Pointe Coupee Parish and gunned him down. James Juge managed to tell authorities his son shot him before he died. Rogers'... more »
  • Sheriff: Father says son shot him, then dies

    January 25, 2011 11:44 AM

    ROUGON – Shortly before he died, a Rougon man told authorities his son was the one who shot him, according to the parish sheriff. Sheriff Bud Torres said 18-year-old James Rogers was arrested in suspicion of this morning’s fatal shooting of his father, James Juge. According to Torres, Juge called... more »
  • Dad, son sentenced to death in Oregon bank bombing

    December 22, 2010 3:00 PM

    SALEM, Ore. - A jury has handed down death sentences for a man and his son who were convicted of planting a bomb that killed two Oregon police officers. The sentences for 59-year-old Bruce Turnidge and 34-year-old Joshua Turnidge were read in a Salem courtroom Wednesday. Prosecutors say the pair... more »
  • Madoff son found dead in NYC in apparent suicide

    December 11, 2010 12:43 PM

    NEW YORK- One of Bernard Madoff's sons was found dead of an apparent suicide Saturday on the second anniversary of his father's arrest, according to police and a lawyer for the family. Mark Madoff, 46, was found dead in his apartment in Manhattan's fashionable SoHo section, according to police... more »
  • Man accused of leaving son in vehicle

    November 16, 2010 7:45 AM

    CUT 0FF - A Galliano man is accused of leaving his 4-year-old son unattended in his vehicle while he played video poker at a truck stop in Cut Off. Troy McPhail was arrested Saturday night at the mini-casino's parking lot. Investigators said truck stop employees notified authorities about the child,... more »
  • Cops: Mother wanted money from son's sale

    November 9, 2010 1:07 PM

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Investigators say a Florida woman knew her mother was trying to sell her child and wanted some of the money to pay for a new car. Stephanie Bigbee Fleming of Bradenton was charged Tuesday with being a principal to illegal sale or surrender of a... more »
  • Father arrested for murder of 1-year-old child

    November 3, 2010 8:52 AM

    Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office Detectives arrested Cody Bourg for the murder of his 1-year-old son. Medical personnel treating Julian Bourg say he died from asphyxiation. Deputies say Julian's Father, Cody, allegedly suffocated Julian because he was crying. Julian was in the sole care of Cody at the time of the... more »
  • La. woman faces charge of cruelty to juvenile

    November 3, 2010 6:31 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - Alexandria police have arrested Barbara Hayes for allegedly beating her 11-year-old son and another juvenile. Witnesses told police that Hayes began hitting her son Sunday night with her fists and a belt because he had been out too late. Police say Hayes got into an argument with a... more »
  • La. man pleads not guilty in infant son's death

    October 28, 2010 7:56 AM

    A 38-year-old West Monroe man has pleaded not guilty in the death of his infant son. James Edward "Juicy" Clampit is charged with one count of negligent homicide. Police say the 11-month-old boy's death was attributed to a head injury. According to court documents, Clampit and his wife, Crystal, got... more »
  • Judge's son's trial postponed, wants AG off case

    October 27, 2010 4:55 AM

    The trial of a judge's son has been postponed after the defendant hired a new lawyer who wants the state attorney general's office off the case. Wilford D. Carter II has pleaded not guilty to seven misdemeanor offenses but his trial was delayed after he asked the state's lawyers to... more »
  • Family sues Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge

    October 5, 2010 9:48 PM

    The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge is being served. The Bonvillain family is suing the Catholic school system after a year of trying to get help for their son. The family says Holy Family School made their son afraid of being alone. "We would have liked for them to acknowledge... more »
  • LSP: sheriff's son shot in road rage incident

    October 4, 2010 12:36 PM

    The son of East Feliciana Parish's sheriff is recovering after he was shot twice while driving to work this morning. Louisiana State Police said 31-year-old Bennett Bunch is in stable condition after the incident on Plank Road south of Clinton. Investigators said at this time it appears to be... more »
  • Woman, son reported missing after alarming texts

    September 28, 2010 4:33 PM

    A woman and her 3-year-old son are missing after the woman’s husband said he received text messages indicating the woman was severely depressed and possibly wanted to harm herself. Authorities said 21-year-old Jordan Sloan and her son, Cooper Sloan, were last seen Monday around 9:45 a.m. when they visited Sloan’s... 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 »
  • Pontchatoula man accused of abusing elderly father

    August 31, 2010 11:53 AM

    A Ponchatoula man has been arrested in suspicion of abusing his elderly father, according to authorities. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 47-year-old Jack Bennett, Jr., on Monday for charges of cruelty to the infirm. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said in a press release that their investigation began when an anonymous... more »
  • Monroe mother gets 10 years in son's death

    August 20, 2010 8:46 AM

    A Monroe woman has been sentenced to 10 years in jail in the beating death of her 11-month-old son. Geveva Mott was sentenced Thursday in state district court in Monroe. Mott, who was 20 years old at the time of the crime, was convicted of one count of second-degree cruelty... more »
  • Mother and son arrested in fraud investigation

    August 10, 2010 2:17 PM

    A Slidell mother and her 16 year-old son accused of fraud are now behind bars. State Police say Sherry Corona brought her son to the Slidell Office of Motor Vehicles to get a fraudulent identification card in her oldest son's name. After getting the card, Corona allegedly filed... more »
  • Michigan woman gets prison sentence for sex with son

    July 13, 2010 12:47 PM

    A Detroit-area woman who pleaded guilty to having sex with the biological son she gave up for adoption and later tracked down on the Internet has been sentenced nine years to 30 years in prison. Thirty-six-year-old Aimee L. Sword of Waterford Township apologized at her sentencing Monday in Oakland... more »
  • St. Louis man sentenced to death in La.

    July 8, 2010 6:50 AM

    Dacarius Holliday has been formally sentenced to death for fatally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son in 2007. An East Baton Rouge Parish jury convicted the 33-year-old Holliday of first-degree murder in March. Three days later, the same jurors recommended that Holliday die by lethal injection for the killing of Darian... more »
  • Lafayette man found dead

    July 7, 2010 8:44 AM

    Lafayette police say a father found his son dead on the carport of a vacant house. Cpl. Randall Leger tells The Advertiser that 28-year-old Joseph Lamar Dugas was found dead early Tuesday morning. Leger said the death is under investigation, pending an autopsy to determine how the victim died, but... more »
  • Mother admits role in death of son

    June 22, 2010 8:46 AM

    Holly Brewer, whose 18-month-old son died after being beaten by her boyfriend last year, has pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact to second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Brewer was arrested after her son, John Thomas Anthony Brewer, died after suffering severe head trauma and bruising in the beating. Jeffrey... more »
  • Father and son die in murder-suicide

    June 8, 2010 6:23 AM

    Authorities say a 46-year-old Lafayette man killed his 72-year-old father and then traveled to Webster Parish where he turned the gun on himself. Deputies say Timmothy Rogers shot his father, Tommy Rogers, in the back of the head at the man's Lafayette home early Monday morning. Authorities found Timothy Rogers... more »
  • UPDATE: Mom and son drown in swimming pool

    May 26, 2010 10:04 AM

    UPDATE: According to the coroners office Sonja Anderson, 45, and Johnathan Anderson, 2, drowned in a swimming pool yesterday evening. Investigators believe the toddler fell in the pool and his mom jumped in to get him but neither could swim. A woman and a baby died this evening... more »
  • Mom to be tried in son's death

    May 18, 2010 6:45 AM

    Authorities say Sandra Joseph of Lafayette has been ruled competent to stand trial in the murder trial of her son. St. Landry Parish District Attorney says a trial date is expected to be set for January. Joseph is accused of repeatedly hitting her son with her SUV near Grand... more »
  • Woman arrested for allegedly beating her son with a broom

    April 28, 2010 8:10 AM

    Monroe police have arrested a 51-year-old woman suspected of beating her son with a broom. Barbara Mae Holmes is charged with aggravated battery. Police were called to Lincoln Elementary School where they spoke with the victim who said his mother beat him with a broom stick because he spent the... more »
  • Sandra Bullock says she's divorcing Jesse James

    April 28, 2010 6:27 AM

    Sandra Bullock is filing for divorce from her husband, Jesse James. According to People magazine's website, the Oscar-winning actress also reveals that she and James adopted a 3 1/2-month-old boy, Louis Bardo Bullock, who was born in New Orleans. The report says Bullock and James began the adoption process four... more »
  • Dad sentenced for murdering son

    April 15, 2010 8:36 PM

    A father in Detroit who shot his son execution-style for molesting his half-sister will not appeal his 37-year prison sentence. Jamar Pinkney, Sr. killed his son after chasing him into an open lot where the 15-year-old begged for his life. Pinkney's family was brought to tears when the sentence was... more »

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