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  • Two suspects arrested, third wanted in fatal Baton Rouge shootings Play Video

    February 18, 2017 8:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department and the Baton Rouge Police Department have arrested two suspects in connection to three fatal shootings that occurred this week. According to authorities, 26-year-old Berkelin Scott and 20-year-old Kendrick Francis were both arrested in connection to a fatal shooting on... more »
  • Man initially held on $4 billion bond freed on reduced bond

    February 14, 2017 10:24 PM

    BELTON, Texas - A murder suspect who had been booked into a Central Texas jail with bond initially set at $4 billion bond has been released after he posted a reduced bond of $151,000. The Bell County Sheriff's Office says Antonio Marquis Willis of Killeen was released Monday afternoon. Bell... more »
  • 14-year-old student in custody after shots fired at Scotlandville High School Play Video

    February 6, 2017 1:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 14-year-old student is in custody after shots were fired at Scotlandville Magnet High School on Monday just before noon. Paramedics told WBRZ News 2 that no one was injured. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said that an undercover detective was in the area and... more »
  • Quebec mosque attack suspect appears in court

    January 30, 2017 8:24 PM

    QUEBEC CITY - Quebec mosque attack suspect Alexandre Bissonnette has made a brief court appearance at which he did not enter a plea. Bissonnette appeared in a white prisoner jumpsuit. He stared at his feet and fidgeted during the hearing. His next court date is Feb. 21. Quebec authorities released... more »
  • Victim of N. 23rd Street shooting dies, suspect still at large

    January 30, 2017 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The victim of a shooting that took place in the 1700 block of North 23rd Street on Jan. 20 has died, according to Baton Rouge Police. The victim, 35-year-old Devin Johnese, died on Sunday after remaining in critical condition for a few days following the shooting. Investigators... more »
  • Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting by NOPD

    January 24, 2017 8:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An operation to arrest a pair of armed robbery suspects ended in an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead. According to WWL-TV , the incident occurred in the 10000 block of Curran Blvd. at the Carriage House Apartments in New Orleans East around 5 p.m.... more »
  • Suspect in officer's shooting armed when caught

    January 17, 2017 7:38 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Police say a man wanted in the fatal shootings of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando police officer was wearing body armor and armed with two handguns when he was arrested at an abandoned house. Orlando Police Chief John Mina said during a news conference that 41-year-old... more »
  • Officer killed in Orlando, suspect at large

    January 9, 2017 10:47 AM

    ORLANDO - An Orlando police officer who was gunned down while on duty has died. Orlando police announced the officer's death on its official Twitter account Monday morning. The shooting happened near a Walmart store in Orlando earlier Monday morning. The tweet said, "One of our own was taken in... more »
  • Third suspect wanted for 2014 double murder arrested

    January 7, 2017 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man wanted for a 2014 double murder on Gardere Lane has been arrested. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 21-year-old Plug Lanaute for two counts of first degree murder and armed robbery. Two other suspects, Charles Lanaute and Darrius Miller were arrested in... more »
  • Suspect killed in police shootout on Chicago-area train

    January 7, 2017 1:47 PM

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - Authorities say a suspect in a Chicago-area slaying was killed in a police shootout on a Metra commuter train while dozens of other people were aboard. WLS-TV reports that the suspect was killed Friday night on the train after struggling with and firing at officers. Police say... more »
  • Suspect arrested for fatal November shooting on Jade Avenue

    January 5, 2017 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a man on Thursday who was wanted for a fatal shooting on Jade Avenue in November. Clarence Eugene Parker, 22-year-old, was arrested for the second degree murder of 32-year-old Eric Jones. The shooting occurred on Nov. 19 in the... more »
  • Deputies searching for suspect who stole truck on Highway 73

    January 5, 2017 1:16 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who stole a 2004 Ford F-450 truck on Highway 73. The truck was stolen from Waste Pro, located on Highway 73 in Geismar, on Dec. 11 around 1 a.m. The truck was found later on Camp Drive... more »
  • Germans search sites tied to truck suspect

    December 22, 2016 2:37 PM

    BERLIN - German federal prosecutors say they have searched properties in western Germany and in Berlin where truck attack suspect Anis Amri is believed to have spent time. Prosecutors' spokeswoman Frauke Koehler told reporters there were searches at "various locations" in North Rhine-Westphalia state and in the capital on Thursday.... more »
  • Islamic State extremists claim Berlin attack

    December 20, 2016 1:22 PM

    BERLIN - The Islamic State extremist group is claiming responsibility for the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people and left nearly 50 injured. The Islamic State group's Amaq news agency said in a statement Tuesday that "the person who carried out the truck run over... more »
  • State Police searching for suspect in fatal hit and run on LA 20

    December 16, 2016 11:39 AM

    SCHRIEVER – Louisiana State Police are searching for a suspect responsible for a fatal hit and run crash on LA 20. The crash occurred on Friday at 3 a.m. on LA 20 near Main Project Road in Terrebonne Parish. According to State Police, the vehicle that fled following the... more »
  • Washington state officer in critical condition following standoff, suspect in custody

    December 16, 2016 11:00 AM

    MOUNT VERNON - A police officer wounded in a shooting in Washington state is in critical condition following surgery. Earlier reports said the officer from Mount Vernon was in serious condition, but Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg says the 61-year-old man has been in critical condition since arriving unconscious... more »
  • Suspect wanted for shooting at Circle K on Plank Road

    December 14, 2016 2:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify a suspect accused of shooting a man in the Circle K parking lot on Plank Road. The shooting occurred on Dec. 4 around 2:15 a.m. when the suspect followed a man out of the Circle K and began... more »
  • Woman sought for cashing stolen $1,400 check

    December 14, 2016 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman who cashed a check that was stolen from a vehicle burglary. The sheriff's office responded to the Regions Bank in the 8700 block of Siegen Lane on Dec. 12 in reference to a woman who... more »
  • Police: 2 Georgia officers shot during traffic stop

    December 12, 2016 11:31 PM

    LAVONIA, S.C. - Police say two Georgia officers have been shot while trying to arrest a suspect in a stolen car. Multiple media outlets report that Lavonia police Chief Bruce Carlisle says the shooting started as a traffic stop. Carlisle says that when the two officers noticed the vehicle had... more »
  • Suspect arrested in connection to shooting, police pursuit that ended in Brownfields

    December 11, 2016 1:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A suspect has been arrested in connection to shooting incident that led to a police pursuit ending in Brownfields . Officials said Donovan Davenport, 21, is accused of shooting at another vehicle on Plank Road, leading police on a pursuit and fleeing his vehicle. According... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery at Exxon on Highland Road

    November 30, 2016 2:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are looking for a man who is accused of robbing the Exxon Station in the 8000 block of Highland Road. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday when the man walked into the store while armed with a gun and demanded... more »
  • Second suspect arrested following shooting at Port Allen truck stop

    November 29, 2016 12:28 PM

    PORT ALLEN – A second suspect has been arrested following a shooting at a West Baton Rouge truck/stop casino on Friday that left one man wounded. Samuel Tullos was arrested in Tangipahoa Parish, the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office confirmed on Tuesday. The shooting happened on Friday around... more »
  • Suspect arrested in Texas detective's shooting death

    November 21, 2016 8:02 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - A suspect has been arrested in the fatal weekend shooting of a San Antonio police detective. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said Monday evening that 31-year-old Otis Tyrone McKane was arrested without incident in the Sunday night killing of Detective Benjamin Marconi. He was arrested around... more »
  • Suspect wanted for robbery of Chase Bank on Perkins Road

    November 17, 2016 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Armed Robbery detective are trying to identify a man who robbed the Chase Bank in the 7500 block of Perkins Road. The robbery happened around 12:25 p.m. Thursday. The suspect is described as a man being in his early 30's with an athletic... more »
  • Fourth suspect arrested in Ascension Parish burglary spree

    October 24, 2016 6:28 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested an 18-year-old wanted in connection to three previous burglary arrests. Last week, 31-year-old Eric Troquille, his brother 18-year-old Devin Troquille and 20-year-old Joshua Livingston were arrested in connection to 31 burglaries in Ascension Parish. Deputies said Austin Gilbert is also involved... more »
  • APSO still searching for 'armed and dangerous' burglary suspect, brother arrested

    October 18, 2016 3:35 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for multiple burglaries in the area. The suspect has been identified as Eric Troquille. Deputies began searching for Troquille near the Dutchtown Lane and Highway 74 area Tuesday afternoon where he and another suspect, 18-year-old Devin Troquille,... more »
  • One dead, one arrested after shooting in Greensburg

    October 17, 2016 11:50 PM

    GREENSBURG- A shooting in St. Helena Parish left one victim dead and one suspect in custody. According to the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies arrived at a residents on Higginbotham Road around 7:30 p.m. in reference to a shooting. Upon arriving, deputies discovered the victim, Gary Porter, 54.... more »
  • Man wanted for Chase Bank robbery on Florida Blvd.

    October 12, 2016 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Detectives are trying to locate a man who is wanted for robbing the Chase Bank in the 7400 block of Florida Boulevard. The robbery occurred on Wednesday around 9 a.m. when the man entered the bank and approached the teller with a note... more »
  • Man wanted for questioning for vehicle theft

    October 6, 2016 10:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for questioning regarding the theft of a vehicle. The theft occurred on Sept. 29 at NTB Tires located at 4675 Essen Lane around 6:20 p.m. The suspect is described as a white man,... more »
  • Lawyer: Bombing suspect needs access to attorney

    September 21, 2016 10:40 AM

    NEW YORK - A federal defender is complaining that bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami has not had access to a lawyer since he was arrested in New Jersey on Monday. David E. Patton said in a letter to a federal judge Tuesday night that Rahami has been held and questioned... more »
  • Man wanted for breaking into N. Merchant Court business

    September 21, 2016 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are looking for a man suspected of breaking into a business on North Merchant Court and stealing several items. According to EBRSO, detectives responded to an unauthorized entry at the Innovative Systems & Services, Inc. building located in the 6900 block... more »
  • 15-year-old suspected burglar freed from chimney of March Street home Play Video

    September 16, 2016 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities responded to a 15-year-old stuck in a chimney who is suspected of burglarizing a home on Friday morning. The home is located in the 1700 block of March Street near June Street off of Dalrymple Drive. The fire department freed the teenager after several firefighters... more »
  • Man wanted for robbery of Texaco gas station

    September 15, 2016 9:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify a suspect accused of robbing a Texaco Station last month. The incident occurred on Aug. 7 around 5 a.m. at the Texaco Station in the 2300 block of N. Lobdell Boulevard. The suspect approached the front counter with... more »
  • School briefly on lockdown as police search area for suspect

    August 11, 2016 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A school was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday morning while police searched the area around the school for a suspect in a crime. A large law enforcement presence was gathered around the 1600 block of North Foster. Police were searching neighborhoods around the intersection of Greenwell... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery of Dollar General on S. Harrell's Ferry Road

    August 10, 2016 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for the armed robbery of the Dollar General in the 16000 block of S. Harrell's Ferry Road. Around 9:40 p.m. a man entered the store with a silver and black pistol. The manager was... more »
  • Police arrest suspect in a dozen robberies in Baton Rouge area

    August 7, 2016 7:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for a string of Circle K robberies. According to Baton Rouge Police, 44-year-old Keith Williams was arrested for multiple robberies and thefts in the Baton Rouge area. Williams recently shaved his head and face to alter... more »
  • 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 »

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