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  • Robbery suspect arrested after 8.5 hour standoff Play Video

    May 10, 2016 5:41 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - News 2 has learned new details about the criminal history of a robbery suspect who was taken into custody after 8.5 hour standoff with deputies in Ascension Parish. #BREAKING After 8.5 hour standoff, Matthew Morris is in custody. @AscensionSherif deputies entered the house and arrested him.... more »
  • Man arrested after overnight standoff, charged with attacking roommate

    February 5, 2016 3:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said Friday morning, they arrested a man after an overnight standoff. #BREAKING @brpd SRT called to a home off Elissalde St near LSU Lakes. @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/4Tn0UPsmJc — Brett Buffington (@BrettBuffington) February 5, 2016 Two roommates were arguing and starting fighting when one... more »
  • Ammon Bundy repeats call for Oregon occupiers to leave

    January 30, 2016 2:42 PM

    BURNS - Lawyers for the jailed leader of an armed group occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge say they have recorded a phone call with Ammon Bundy telling the four people remaining at the refuge that it is "his authentic desire for them to stand down." In a statement Saturday, attorney... more »
  • Remaining Oregon occupiers say they want pardons

    January 29, 2016 5:55 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - A federal judge says she won't release from jail three of the main figures behind an armed standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge. U.S. Magistrate Judge Stacie Beckerman said at court hearings Friday for group leader Ammon Bundy, his brother Ryan Bundy and Ryan Payne that they... more »
  • Standoff ends in arrest of teen mugging suspects Play Video

    January 29, 2016 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Nearly two-dozen police and other law enforcement agents blocked off a city block on Scenic Highway as efforts to apprehend a pair of kids behind a mugging came to a conclusion. Baton Rouge Police at the scene confirmed that a 16-year-old and an 18-year-old were taken... more »
  • Oregon standoff holdouts willing to leave if no arrests

    January 28, 2016 12:58 PM

    BURNS - A video posted by the holdouts occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge says the remaining five members of the armed group will leave if none of them face arrest. The statement was posted early Thursday to the YouTube channel "DefendYourBase," which the group has been using to give live... more »
  • One dead, seven arrests in Oregon standoff

    January 27, 2016 5:18 AM

    BURNS, Ore.- The leaders of an armed group that's occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon for the past three weeks are under arrest. Militant leader Ammon Bundy and his followers were reportedly heading to a community meeting Tuesday afternoon when they were stopped by FBI agents. Bundy, his brother... more »
  • Call for supplies as standoff enters second week

    January 10, 2016 3:02 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - The occupation of a national wildlife area by a small, armed group upset over federal land policies stretched into its second week. The mother of the group's leader asked supporters to send supplies - everything from warm blankets to coffee creamer. The group that seized the Malheur... more »
  • Man behind armed Oregon band says he's on mission from God

    January 5, 2016 4:48 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The man behind the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon comes from a Mormon family that has been challenging government authority for at least two decades. Ammon Bundy says he is following directions from God. His father, Cliven, also referenced his religious beliefs during... more »
  • New Orleans police: Standoff over as suspect surrenders

    November 27, 2015 6:30 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a mentally ill man suspected of shooting his neighbor before barricading himself in his apartment has surrendered. Public Information Officer Garry Flot said in a statement Friday that 34-year-old Lashawn Dillon surrendered to police after negotiations with authorities. The SWAT team had been... more »
  • Man arrested after standoff with police and his kids

    October 2, 2015 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A fight between a man and his girlfriend ended with his arrest Friday, police said. Baton Rouge Police were called to an apartment complex on Lake Calais Court after a woman said her boyfriend retreated inside their apartment after a fight and locked himself inside with... more »
  • BRPD arrest two after standoff

    September 16, 2015 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two men in Baton Rouge after a series of events Wednesday afternoon, including a standoff with the police Special Response Team. Cpl. Don Coppola said Bencrell Williams was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, while Albert Curry was charged with resisting arrest and... more »
  • Standoff at Ferguson home ends peacefully, man in custody

    April 21, 2015 2:58 PM

    FERGUSON, MO - A standoff involving Ferguson law enforcement officers and a man believed to have shot his brother in the head ended peacefully after hours of negotiations. Ferguson police spokesman Jeff Small says the suspect was taken into custody around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. The incident began nearly four hours... more »
  • Hong Kong police clear protesters out of tunnel

    October 14, 2014 3:28 PM

    HONG KONG - Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers have moved in to clear pro-democracy protesters out of a tunnel outside the city's government headquarters. Officers, many of them in riot gear and wielding pepper spray, tore down barricades in and around the underpass early Wednesday. The operation came hours... more »
  • Deputy involved in domestic dispute killed

    September 24, 2014 4:58 PM

    LAPLACE - State Police said a St. John Parish sheriff's deputy was on duty and in uniform when he fired a gun during an investigation into a domestic disturbance at his home in LaPlace Wednesday. State Police said the deputies who responded were forced to shoot Lt. Nolan Anderson,... more »
  • Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff

    August 20, 2014 9:47 AM

    HARVEY, IL - Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb. Dart says the two adults and two children still being held were freed Wednesday morning without a shot being fired.... more »
  • Official: 4 of 6 child hostages freed in Chicago suburb Play Video

    August 20, 2014 2:15 AM

    HARVEY, IL - Negotiators have worked late into the night trying to persuade two men barricaded in a home in a Chicago suburb to end their standoff with police and release the last of six children and two adults they took hostage. Harvey police said four children have been freed... more »
  • Police storm apartment, man taken to hospital

    July 21, 2014 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A standoff involving Baton Rouge Police ended when officers stormed an apartment in Tigerland Monday. The standoff lasted about an hour around noon at the apartment complex on Jim Taylor Road. EMS took one person to the hospital from the scene after members of the... more »
  • Eight arrested after restaurant shooting and standoff

    December 23, 2013 11:38 AM

    GONZALES - Eight people have been arrested in Gonzales after a shooting at La Mexicana Restaurant. The incident took place Saturday night around 11:30 p.m. Police officers were flagged down by employees and found three people with gunshot wounds outside the restaurant. Five people were detained immediately... more »
  • Memorial service held for bank hostages

    August 20, 2013 6:50 PM

    ST. JOSEPH - People gathered at the site of a deadly hostage standoff in Tensas Parish tonight to remember the two bank workers who died after being shot by their captor last week. The memorial prayer service happened one week after State Police said 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed walked... more »
  • Services set for two murdered in bank standoff

    August 15, 2013 10:41 PM

    ST. JOSEPH- Funeral services are set for this weekend for two bank employees who were killed by a hostage-taker in Tensas Parish Tuesday night. LaDean McDaniel and Jay Warbington were shot inside the bank where they worked, the Tensas State Bank, by Fuaed Ahmed, 20, a local whose family... more »
  • The hostage standoff victims

    August 14, 2013 10:36 PM

    ALEXANDRIA- A female bank employee is listed in critical condition, still recovering after she was shot during a hostage situation in rural central Louisiana Tuesday. LeDean McDaniel survived with injuries, Jay Warbington was killed and Patricia White was released hours before Fuaed A. Ahmed, 20, shot her coworkers. All... more »
  • New details released about deadly standoff, gunman

    August 14, 2013 10:43 AM

    ST. JOSEPH - State Police and LSU released more information about a deadly hostage standoff in Tensas Parish and the person responsible, who had ties to Baton Rouge. State Police said this morning the a male hostage died after he was shot by 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed at the... more »
  • Man, believed to be armed, barricaded inside home

    July 17, 2013 11:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Streets were closed late Tuesday in the Westminster neighborhood after a man barricaded himself in his house and shot his vehicle in the driveway. Sheriff's deputies said the man got upset when his mother, who was inside the house with him, took away his keys after he... more »
  • Mother, father arrested in front of kids after standoff Play Video

    July 10, 2013 5:52 PM

    SORRENTO - Police arrested Nicholas Lewis, 32, and his wife Kristen Lewis, 25, after an hours-long standoff in front of their Lee Street home. The arrested stemmed from a traffic stop that turned sour, leading police to the home. Witnesses said the couple barricaded themselves in the home... more »
  • High-rise evacuated, witnesses describe police standoff

    July 5, 2013 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- People were evacuated from Dean Tower, the 14-story building just east of the intersection of North Foster and Florida Blvd. Friday evening. Witnesses said there was a man inside who police wanted to get out of the building, and was not complying with the demands of officers... more »
  • Standoff ends with police raiding home, one arrest

    April 12, 2013 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A domestic dispute in Baton Rouge ended today with police raiding a house and taking one person into custody. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested one man for assault after the BRPD Special Response Team pulled him out of the home. McKneely said a woman... more »
  • Police haul away school bus in Alabama standoff

    February 1, 2013 2:14 PM

    MIDLAND CITY, Ala.- Authorities in Alabama are hauling away a school bus they say was the scene of a shooting death and abduction that has led to a tense standoff with police. Authorities say a gunman boarded the stopped bus on Tuesday afternoon, shot the bus driver to death and... more »
  • Standoff continues in Alabama

    January 31, 2013 7:37 AM

    MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - More than a day after a 5-year-old Alabama boy was taken off a school bus at gunpoint, police are still trying to win the child's safe release. SWAT teams have been gathered outside a bunker, where authorities say 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes is holding the boy.... more »
  • Police identify suspect killed in hostage standoff Play Video

    January 22, 2013 10:28 AM

    ADDIS - Authorities identified the suspect killed during a hostage standoff last night, and said one other person connected to the case is still on the loose. Col. Richie Johnson with the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said police shot and killed Ray Charles Hayes, 50, as he threatened... more »
  • 1 American dead in Algerian standoff

    January 18, 2013 3:04 PM

    WASHINGTON- U.S. officials say one American has died in the hostage standoff at an Algerian gas complex. The officials say the deceased American is a Texas resident, Frederick Buttaccio. It is unclear how he died. The officials say Buttaccio's remains have been recovered and his family has been notified. The... more »
  • Obama in Hawaii, fiscal cliff standoff behind him

    January 2, 2013 10:51 AM

    HONOLULU - President Barack Obama is back in Hawaii for vacation after a tense, end-of-the-new-year standoff with Congress over the fiscal cliff. The president arrived early Wednesday morning, local time, after an overnight flight aboard Air Force One. He was rejoining his family for a holiday break after having returned... more »

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