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  • 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 »
  • Using robot to kill Dallas sniper suspect a 1st

    July 8, 2016 1:21 PM

    DALLAS - A robotics expert says Dallas police appear to be the first law enforcement agency to use a robot to kill. Peter W. Singer, of the New America Foundation, says the killing of a suspect in Thursday night's fatal shooting of five police officers is the first instance of... more »
  • Suspect in Ethel double murder extradited from Germany back to La. Play Video

    June 24, 2016 5:13 PM

    ETHEL - Sources tell News 2 a woman accused in a double murder in East Feliciana Parish in 2014 is back in Louisiana after she was arrested and extradited from Germany. Dulce Maria Funez was arrested in December in Germany after State Police say law enforcement there made contact... more »
  • Man wanted for car burglaries and car theft in Gonzales

    June 24, 2016 4:15 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for several car burglaries and a car theft. On Tuesday, June 21, the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to several car burglaries on Lillie Valley Drive in Gonzales. In addition, a... more »
  • Police seeking suspect for domestic violence, cruelty to juveniles charges

    May 31, 2016 2:10 PM

    THIBODAUX- Thibodaux Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for several charges. Kemoyne Matthews has warrants for domestic abuse aggravated assault with child endangerment, cruelty to juveniles aggravated assault, second degree battery and false imprisonment. On Wednesday, May 25 around 5:30 p.m., Matthews... more »
  • Suspect arrested in shooting death of East Feliciana School Board member Play Video

    May 27, 2016 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A suspect was arrested last night in connection with the shooting that left an East Feliciana Parish school board member dead in his car on Wenonah Street . Police announced Friday the arrest of 19-year-old Jacquez Tremaine Griffin. Police reported that he was booked Thursday night for... more »
  • BRPD searching for suspect in Highland gas station armed robbery

    May 25, 2016 11:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify a man accused of robbing a gas station on Highland Road. The incident happened at the Chevron Station in the 2900 block of Highland Road Tuesday night around 10: 15 p.m. According to BRPD, the suspect walked into the store... more »
  • Troopers ID suspect in fatal Hammond hit and run Play Video

    May 18, 2016 5:17 PM

    HAMMOND - State Police have identified a person of interest in the fatal hit and run crash that took the life of a skateboarder in Hammond earlier this month. The suspect is described as a black male driving a dark-colored four-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac Grand Prix, according to Troopers.... more »
  • Capitol, casino bomb threat suspect under psychiatric evaluation

    May 17, 2016 10:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The suspect believed to be behind Monday's evening bomb threats at the State Capitol and Hollywood Casino has been committed for 24 hour psychiatric evaluation. Louisiana State Police Major Doug Cain says the suspect might not face charges due to his mental condition. A bomb... more »
  • Person detained following bomb threat at State Capitol Play Video

    May 16, 2016 7:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One person is in custody following bomb threats Monday evening at the State Capitol and Hollywood Casino in downtown Baton Rouge, State Police say. A bomb threat was called into the State Capitol just before 6:30 p.m. Minutes later, a similar threat was called into the Hollywood... more »
  • Man charged in five murders in Baton Rouge area

    May 12, 2016 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Police Department has arrested a suspect believed to be tied to multiple murders in the Baton Rouge area. According to BRPD, 25-year-old Jeremy Montrell Robertson has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of felon... more »
  • Off-duty cop kills man who went on stabbing rampage, killing 2

    May 10, 2016 10:47 PM

    TAUNTON, MA - Authorities have identified a man who they say killed two people and wounded four others in stabbing attacks at a home and a shopping mall in Massachusetts before being shot dead. The Bristol County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday that 28-year-old Arthur Darosa crashed a car outside... more »
  • Man steals twice from same store in Chalmette minutes apart

    April 19, 2016 5:29 PM

    CHALMETTE- Police say that a man stole items twice from a Chalmette pawn shop in the span of minutes. According to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, the suspect went into the Cash America Pawn Shop in Chalmette and took an XBOX ONE game console. Deputies said he was wearing... more »
  • Man wanted for car burglary outside Hammond Planet Fitness

    April 15, 2016 11:39 AM

    HAMMOND- The Hammond Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for a car burglary outside of Planet Fitness. According to the police department, the suspect burglarized a car outside of Planet Fitness located in Seville Plaza on West Thomas Street. If anyone knows the... more »
  • Gunshot victim, pedestrian hurt in bizarre chain of events Monday night

    April 4, 2016 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were transported to the hospital Monday night in Baton Rouge following an unusual series of events. According to BRPD, a man stopped to let a passenger out of his car when the passenger shot him in the shoulder blade-area of his back. The driver... more »
  • Man arrested twice on same night for DWI Play Video

    March 25, 2016 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man with a troubled history of getting arrested for driving while intoxicated managed to get arrested twice in the same night for DWI recently. Investigators said this past weekend's arrests bring his total of DWI arrests up to 12. It's unclear how many of those resulted... more »
  • Police: Suspect stole hundreds of dollars worth of tools

    March 21, 2016 11:59 PM

    HAMMOND - The Hammond Police Department is asking for help identifying a thief caught on camera stealing several hundred dollars worth of tools from a truck parked at a business. This happened at Honey Do Services on South Morrison Boulevard. The suspect is identified as a white male driving a... more »
  • Police: Shooting suspect at large, armed and dangerous

    March 4, 2016 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the suspect in a North Baton Rouge shooting from February. Detectives said Aurtrell Bivens, 21, shot at two people on Huron Street after an argument. One person was shot and was treated at a hospital following the altercation on February 23rd just before midnight.... more »
  • BRPD investigating West Johnson Street burglary

    February 15, 2016 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking to identify a suspect wanted in connection with a burglary that happened at a house in the 600 block of West Johnson Street late last month. Baton Rouge Police say the suspect forced his way into the residence on Jan. 27 and obtained... more »
  • Today: Duplantier murder suspects set for grand jury hearing

    February 4, 2016 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A grand jury is expected to meet today to determine the official indictments against the two men accused of killing an elderly couple in Baton Rouge. Ernesto Alonso, 42, and Frank Garcia, 48, were arrested in connection to the kidnapping and murders of Denis and Suzanne Duplantier. The... more »
  • Suspect wanted in Prairieville pharmacy burglary

    January 20, 2016 10:58 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public’s help Wednesday morning in identifying a man behind the burglary of a Highway 42 pharmacy in Prairieville. Investigators said the Galvez Pharmacy was broken into on Saturday, Jan. 16, and a male suspect stole an undisclosed amount of... more »
  • Two face charges after rural Livingston Parish crime spree

    January 19, 2016 4:43 PM

    ALBANY – Two men were booked into jail Tuesday night after a manhunt, police chase and car crash earlier in the day. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Demarco Carter and Quenton Livers burglarized a home on Jacob Street. A witness described the pair and their vehicle to a... more »
  • BRPD identifies suspect in Government Street bank robbery

    January 14, 2016 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of the Chase bank on Government Street in Baton Rouge earlier this week. 51-year-old Gregory Chisolm, of New Orleans, is now wanted for the Jan. 12 armed robbery. Baton Rouge Police detectives said Chisolm... more »
  • US marshal kills South Carolina suspect

    January 3, 2016 2:16 PM

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Authorities say a U.S. Marshals Service deputy in South Dakota shot and killed a man wanted in a homicide in South Carolina. Sioux Falls Police Officer Sam Clemens says authorities received a tip that 37-year-old Lonnie Haskell Powers Jr., of Summerville, South Carolina, was in Sioux... more »
  • Ethel murder suspect prepares for extradition Play Video

    December 29, 2015 6:20 PM

    EAST FELICIANA PARISH - District Attorney Sam D'Aquilla says he is willing to drop the death penalty from a murder case in order to extradite the suspect back to Louisiana. Dulce Maria Funez, 30, was arrested in Germany, according to the U.S. Marshal's Office. She's one of the... more »
  • EBRSO looking to identify man behind sandwich shop armed robbery

    December 9, 2015 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are on the lookout for a man accused of robbing the Jimmy John’s on Coursey Blvd Monday night. Detectives said the man entered the side door of the business, located at 10711 Coursey Blvd, on Dec. 7 at around... more »
  • Suspect arrested in murder of man and woman in Clinton Play Video

    December 7, 2015 4:42 PM

    CLINTON - Sheriff's deputies in East Feliciana Parish say they've arrested a man in connection with the apparent murder of a Clinton couple. Eric Sanders, 31, was taken into custody as a suspect Monday afternoon. He was booked on two counts of first degree murder. Deputies believe Sanders is behind... more »
  • Sheriff names suspect in 2012 murder of Hammond woman

    November 1, 2015 1:16 PM

    HAMMOND - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's department said they've named a suspect in the Mary Alvarez murder. Deputies said they believe Eric Selders is responsible for murdering Mary Alvarez , 63, back in November 2012. Mary Alvarez was murdered while working at her nursery, which was owned by her and... more »
  • Narcotics agent hit by suspect in vehicle

    September 29, 2015 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An undercover sheriff's deputy working a drug investigation was hit by a suspect in a vehicle and the deputy fired his weapon during the confrontation Tuesday afternoon, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office. An EBRSO spokesperson said the incident happened near a convenience... more »
  • Man on parole arrested after pair of shootings where someone died

    September 16, 2015 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shortly after releasing a wanted alert Wednesday night, police said they arrested a man for his role in a shooting a day before where a man was murdered. Walter Williams, 36, faces a list of charges. Investigators said he shot into a crowd of ten people... more »
  • Suspect accused of killing Houston deputy to be charged with capitol murder

    August 29, 2015 5:54 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors in Texas are charging a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman identified the man as Shannon J.... more »
  • 1 dead in Thursday morning shooting on Curtis Street

    August 27, 2015 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that happened early Thursday morning. Authorities say 21-year-old Marlon Williams was found lying in the street in the 1800 block of Curtis Street around 5 a.m. Williams died at the scene. There are no suspects or motives at this... more »
  • Suspect in Saturday bank robbery arrested

    August 24, 2015 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies apprehended a man wanted for a bank robbery and possibly two other heists around the city. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Louis Bennett III. Bennett is charged with armed robbery following a heist at the Whitney Bank on... more »
  • In St. Amant, slain officer's family holds candlelight vigil Play Video

    August 6, 2015 8:53 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Police arrested the man accused of shooting and killing a Shreveport police officer Thursday afternoon, according to reports. KTBS reported police arrested 27-year-old Grover Cannon at a home on Jackson Street. He faces first-degree murder charges in the death of 29-year-old Officer Thomas LaValley Wednesday night. ... more »
  • New Orleans police: Suspect shot by officer dies

    July 25, 2015 4:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans said Saturday that one of their officers shot and killed a suspect who was ramming his car into other cars and homes. Police reported the shooting around 9:30 a.m. Saturday and announced a half-hour later that the suspect had died at the scene.... more »
  • State Police release sketch of suspect in altercation case

    July 7, 2015 6:42 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - State Police released a sketch of a man connected to an altercation with a trooper last week where gunfire was exchanged. Troopers said the man in the sketch was driving the vehicle a trooper pulled over when there was a struggle and the passenger in the stopped... more »
  • BRPD investigating Coursey Blvd armed robbery

    June 29, 2015 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking to identify the suspect behind a robbery at a convenience store on Coursey Blvd early Monday morning. According to detectives, a man walked into the Circle K Store at 12891 Coursey Blvd, pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the register. The... more »
  • LSP investigating suspect's death in Opelousas chase

    June 3, 2015 6:08 PM

    OPELOUSAS - Louisiana State Police said they're investigating how a man died early Wednesday morning after police in Opelousas attempted to arrest him. According to KATC-TV , Dennis "Mooney" Lazard died early Wednesday morning during a foot chase in the area of Herman Drive. Authorities said people in... more »
  • Man gets finger cut off during robbery Play Video

    May 30, 2015 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police told News Two a 76-year-old man lost his finger following a robbery inside his home. Baton Rouge Police have not released the name of the suspect, but believe he is a around the age of 22-years-old. It happened Saturday morning in the 4000 block... more »
  • Bond set for 9th suspect in deaths of 2 Mississippi officers

    May 30, 2015 11:56 AM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A ninth person is being held under a $90,000 bond after his arrest in connection with the shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers who were killed during a traffic stop earlier this month, authorities said. According to local media reports, prosecutors told Forrest County Justice Court... more »
  • Robbery suspect killed in shootout with New Orleans police

    April 29, 2015 12:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 21-year-old man died in a shootout with police following the robbery of a Dollar General Store. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says the suspect was leaving the store through a back door Tuesday night when police arrived and shots were fired. Harrison says... more »
  • Car stolen while waiting to be serviced

    April 4, 2015 3:06 PM

    IBERIA - Deputies in Iberia Parish are looking for a suspect involved with a vehicle theft Saturday morning. The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office say the suspect drove off with a truck waiting to be serviced at a business. The owner of the truck says he left his keys inside... more »
  • Police: Wisconsin state trooper shot and killed

    March 25, 2015 2:16 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI - Authorities say a Wisconsin state trooper was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a person who matched the description of a bank robbery suspect. Police said the suspect also was killed. Fond du Lac police said late Tuesday that the incident occurred... more »
  • Suspect in machete airport attack has died

    March 21, 2015 5:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The man suspected of attacking TSA agents in a security line at Armstrong International Airport with a machete has died Saturday evening. Richard White, 63, was shot three times by a Jefferson Parish deputy after White allegedly pushed through security into Concourse B, spraying agents with... more »
  • Court records reveal inaction by feds before U.S. Marshal's murder

    March 12, 2015 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Court documents obtained by the WBRZ Investigative Unit are beginning to outline a timeline of what action the feds took when Jamie Croom violated his federal probation last year. This week, authorities said Croom killed U.S. Marshal Josie Wells in a shootout at an East Baton... more »
  • Man accused of shooting, killing US Marshal dies

    March 11, 2015 7:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities tell News 2 the man accused of shooting and killing a U.S. Marshal serving a warrant at an East Baton Rouge motel Tuesday has died. Jamie Croom, 31, was shot five times and rushed to the hospital after investigators say he shot Deputy Marshal Josie... more »
  • Police: boyfriend arrested in Atlanta after La. parking lot stabbing

    February 18, 2015 11:56 PM

    HAMMOND - A stabbing at a gas station turned into a multi-state investigation where the suspect was arrested in Atlanta. Police said a woman was stabbed in the parking lot of the Shell Travel Center on Highway 190 Monday evening. Details of the incident were released Wednesday, with word... more »
  • Teenager faces attempted murder charge

    January 21, 2015 3:27 AM

    THIBODAUX - A 17-year-old boy has surrendered to police after he allegedly shot another teenager in the torso over the weekend. Thibodaux Police Chief Scott Silverii says the suspect was booked Monday with attempted second-degree murder and is being held in the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $250,000 bond.... more »
  • Suspect identified in EBR bank robbery

    January 15, 2015 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies named a suspect Thursday in this week's bank robbery in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said a tip identified the robber as 46-year-old William Mathis. Investigators said Mathis is originally from Albany, La., but believed to currently be in Florida. Investigators said Mathis... more »
  • France mobilizes 10,000 security forces after attacks

    January 12, 2015 3:40 AM

    PARIS, France - French security forces are mobilizing in their search for what the prime minister called a "probably accomplice" to three days of bloodshed and terror around the capital, as well as to try to ensure the safety of the French people. Manuel Valls said the search is urgent... more »
  • Smoker-stealing suspect sought

    January 9, 2015 3:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released the name of a man suspected of taking a well-known BBQ pit from a gas station in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said Friday they had an arrest warrant for 46-year-old Kerry Lacoste in connection with the Dec. 28 theft from David's Tiger... more »
  • Man killed in parking lot drug deal

    December 23, 2014 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Baton Rouge man shot in a grocery store parking lot Tuesday night died as a result of his injuries. A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said 19-year-old Derrell Marquis Hayes was shot during a drug deal in the parking lot next to Choctaw Drive... more »
  • Sheriff: Suspect named in Saturday murder

    November 16, 2014 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge deputies say they know who the gunman is in Saturday's murder. Deputies say Marcus Dominique, 22, shot and killed Eric Kinchen, 32, at around 10 a.m. near the corner of Port Drive and GSRI avenue. Kinchen died at the hospital from his injuries.... more »
  • APSO seeks burglary suspect based on Facebook tip

    October 1, 2014 2:16 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are on the lookout for a burglary suspect after he was identified through surveillance photos posted on the APSO Facebook page. Detectives said Ryan Barges, 21, is now a suspect in the burglaries of Dutchtown Middle that happened during the late night... more »
  • Monroe man killed in attempted robbery

    September 29, 2014 7:40 AM

    MONROE - Police say a 29-year-old Monroe man was shot and killed during an attempted robbery. Three men in a vehicle had been approached by three armed men who demanded valuables from them early Sunday morning. When they refused, police say Marcus Montgomery, one of the people in the vehicle,... more »
  • Trooper ambush suspect making manhunt a 'game'

    September 25, 2014 1:51 AM

    CANADENSIS, PA - Authorities say the target of a massive manhunt may be playing a game with law enforcement as he hides in the woods of northeast Pennsylvania. Police say they've caught glimpses of 31-year-old Eric Frein as recently as Tuesday. But they couldn't capture him in the rough terrain.... more »
  • Suspect in student's disappearance caught

    September 24, 2014 7:49 PM

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA- A man wanted in the disappearance of the University of Virginia student is now behind bars. Jesse Matthew was caught on a beach near Galveston, Texas on Tuesday. Police say he was the last person seen with Hannah Graham before she vanished more than a week ago in... more »
  • Bourbon St. shooting suspect pleads not guilty

    August 27, 2014 9:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Bourbon Street shooting suspect has pleaded not guilty on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others. Le entered his plea Wednesday. The 21-year-old Le originally was arrested July 4 and booked with... more »
  • Police: St. Louis officers kill suspect with knife

    August 19, 2014 2:37 PM

    ST. LOUIS- St. Louis police say officers shot and killed a 23-year-old man who was wielding a knife and refused to drop it. Police Chief Sam Dotson said officers responded to Tuesday to a store where the man was reported to have stolen energy drinks and a pastry. Dotson... more »
  • Suspect tied to federal raid released from jail Play Video

    July 16, 2014 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One of the suspects tied to a federal investigation into money laundering and synthetic marijuana was released from federal custody Wednesday. Ariel Dunn made an initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Stephen Riedlinger, who released her on her own recognizance. He did list numerous provisions that she... more »
  • Suspect wanted in Prescott Road shooting

    July 14, 2014 3:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police have named a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting in Baton Rouge over the weekend, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries. It happened Sunday night just before nine in the 5600 block of Prescott Road. Police say Jonathan Foster and the victim got into... more »
  • Jindal signs extradition warrant for Bourbon St. suspect

    July 11, 2014 1:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal signed a warrant Friday to begin the extradition process for Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung Le, according to the governor's office. Le, 20, was arrested in Mississippi on the afternoon of July 4. He's accused of firing into a New Orleans crowd, injuring... more »
  • Arrest made in shooting of Jennings police officer

    June 24, 2014 11:58 AM

    JENNINGS - A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a police officer in Jennings. 30-year-old George Lowdins was booked on first degree attempted murder of a police officer, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, resisting an officer by flight, and domestic abuse battery.... more »
  • Libya demands US to handover Benghazi suspect

    June 18, 2014 9:14 AM

    TRIPOLI, Libya - The Libyan government has denied it had prior knowledge of the U.S. capture of a top suspect in the deadly 2012 assault on Americans in Benghazi and demanded his return. In a statement read on television Wednesday, the interim government condemned the seizure of Ahmed Abu Khattala,... more »
  • US seizes Benghazi suspect in deadly Libya attack

    June 17, 2014 10:41 AM

    WASHINGTON - U.S. special forces seized a "key leader" in the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attack and he is on his way to face trial in the U.S. for the fiery assault that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, the Obama administration announced Tuesday. It was the first breakthrough... more »
  • Deputies: Murder suspect arrested

    May 11, 2014 10:37 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies say they have a suspect in custody from Saturday's murder in Livingston Parish. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's office sent out a tweet Sunday morning saying Jason Wesley Holcombe, 24, was arrested without incident in Denham Springs. Officials believe Holcombe shot and killed a one... more »
  • Bodies found after fire at tennis star's home

    May 8, 2014 5:30 AM

    TAMPA, Fla. - Sheriff's investigators say that four people found dead in a Florida home that burned down had been shot. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that autopsies were still being completed to determine how they died. Col. Donna Lusczynski said the father who lived in the home... more »

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