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  • Man arrested after standoff with police on Madison Avenue

    June 15, 2017 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested after a standoff with police on Madison Avenue on Wednesday afternoon . The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 31-year-old Willie Vinning for charges of felon in possession of a firearm, illegal use of a weapon, possession of a firearm with... more »
  • Man with outstanding warrants arrested after Hammond standoff

    February 23, 2017 10:36 AM

    HAMMOND – Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish say a man wanted for several outstanding warrants was apprehended Tuesday. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office said it received a tip Tuesday morning with the whereabouts of 25-year-old Dayjordan Spears. Moments later, investigators learned that Spears had barricaded himself in a home on... more »
  • Robbery victim prompted standoff with police last Friday

    February 10, 2017 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man retaliating for being robbed prompted a standoff with officers last week on Hammond Street. Baton Rouge Police say the robbery happened around midnight on Feb. 9 outside Cousins Food Mart on Airline Highway. According to arrest records, Robin Banks, 24, and Wesley... 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 »
  • Suspect in Ascension standoff has been arrested 22 other times Play Video

    January 3, 2017 8:40 PM

    ST. AMANT - Deputies in Ascension Parish say four people have been arrested in connection to a two-hour standoff at a home in St. Amant Tuesday night. According to Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, Leo Haymond III and Chelsie Breaux were taken into custody Tuesday at... more »
  • APSO Crisis Response team responded to standoff in St. Amant

    January 3, 2017 6:53 PM

    ST. AMANT – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Crisis Response Team responded to a standoff with a man at home off Highway 936 in St. Amant Tuesday. The standoff started at a home on Meloncon Road near St. Amant around 5:30 p.m. U.S. Marshals were also involved in the... more »
  • Man surrenders after standoff with Slidell SWAT team

    October 10, 2016 1:07 PM

    SLIDELL – A man surrendered himself to the Slidell Police Department following a standoff with the department's SWAT team this weekend. On Saturday around 1 a.m., the Slidell Police Department received a phone call from a person screaming for help at a home on Hailey Avenue. After police... 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 »
  • Helpers or law breakers? Oregon standoff trial begins

    September 14, 2016 11:11 AM

    PORTLAND - The leaders of an armed standoff at a rural wildlife refuge say they came to Oregon's high desert country to help locals deal with an overreaching federal government that has abused people's land rights for decades. Occupier Ryan Bundy said as a federal trial began Tuesday that the... more »
  • Man in custody following standoff on Wilmot Street

    June 24, 2016 9:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police say they arrested a man Friday evening after he refused to stop for officers before barricading himself in a home. This happened at a home near the intersection of Wilmot Street and Conrad Drive. BRPD told News 2 officers attempted to make a... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »

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