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  • Area sheriff's deputy quits amid allegations he touched male teen's genitals Play Video

    August 18, 2017 5:18 PM

    NEW ROADS- A high-ranking member of the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office quit amid an investigation into allegations he inappropriately touched a male teen's genitals, the WBRZ Investigative Unit learned Friday. The incident, authorities said, was reported to have happened while the lieutenant, identified as Karl Douget, was on... more »
  • 6-year-old killed, teen brother arrested

    August 5, 2017 2:44 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - The teen-aged brother of a 6-year-old boy has been arrested for manslaughter after the child died from a gunshot injury. Gulfport Police say the 16-year-old fired a single round Friday night striking Zaylan Sparkman who was taken to Memorial Hospital in critical condition but died... more »
  • Man accused of kidnapping student loses teaching license

    July 29, 2017 11:20 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Board of Education has revoked the teaching license of a man who led police on a nationwide manhunt after running away with a 15-year-old student. WSMV-TV reports that the board announced its decision Friday against Tad Cummins. The 50-year-old, whose trial... more »
  • Reports of juvenile shot on 68th Avenue

    July 28, 2017 12:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Multiple first responders were on the scene of a reported shooting involving a juvenile on 68th Avenue on Thursday night. Images from the scene show Baton Rouge Police Department, Baton Rouge Fire Department, and EMS vehicles on 68th Avenue near Village Street. Reports indicate a... more »
  • Teen reported missing after meeting man through social media found; man arrested

    July 12, 2017 1:15 PM

    UPDATE: The missing teen has been found and the 22-year-old man she met through social media has been arrested on charges of simple kidnapping. He was booked into the Orleans Parish Prison at 3:15 p.m. on July 12. ORIGINAL: NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Police Department is asking... more »
  • Teen accused of beating elderly couple with hammer in Kenner caught in Baton Rouge

    July 10, 2017 12:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A teen was arrested for allegedly beating an 89-year-old man and 70-year-old woman with a hammer inside their Kenner home on Sunday. According to the Kenner Police Department, a man reported that his next door neighbor, living in the Woodlake Subdivision on Tenton Street, walked... more »
  • Police: Road rage led to bat attack, Muslim teen's death

    June 19, 2017 9:33 PM

    FAIRFAX, Va. - A man charged with murder in the death of a Muslim Virginia teen who was attacked near her mosque became "enraged" by a traffic argument with one of the girl's friends and hit her with a baseball bat before abducting her, police said Monday. Though... more »
  • 'Road rage' cited in killing of Muslim girl in Virginia

    June 19, 2017 4:19 PM

    FAIRFAX - Police blamed "road rage" on Monday for the killing of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked by a driver while walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend. The girl's father, Mohmoud Hassanen Aboras of Reston said he doesn't understand how this... more »
  • Lawyer: Video from night Penn. State pledge died 'horrific'

    June 12, 2017 9:02 PM

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. - The lawyer for the family of a Penn State sophomore who died after a fall at a fraternity house calls video from that night horrific and painful to watch. Attorney Tom Kline says the security footage shown in a court proceeding Monday shows Tim Piazza's... more »
  • Teen arrested in Ascension Parish car burglary

    May 31, 2017 10:11 PM

    GEISMAR - Deputies have arrested a 17-year-old who is suspected of committing a vehicle burglary in Ascension Parish. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, Juan Barajas of Prairieville was arrested on simple burglary and criminal trespassing charges Tuesday. The sheriff's office say Barajas was identified after deputies... more »
  • Deputies find 16-year-old reported missing from Erwinville

    May 31, 2017 11:54 AM

    UPDATE: The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office reported that Andrew Varnado was found safe. ERWINVILLE – West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for a missing 16-year-old last seen in Erwinville. According to the sheriff's office, the teen is identified as Andrew Varnado, who was last seen... more »
  • Man stalked ex-girlfriend while living in her attic, arrested in Baton Rouge

    May 24, 2017 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested Wednesday after he stalked his ex-girlfriend from her attic and attacked her earlier this month. According to the Lafouche Parish Sheriff's Office, 21-year-old Taylor Broussard was arrested in Baton Rouge Wednesday after he attacked his ex-girlfriend in her Larose home. The... more »
  • Family sues Texas officer, department in 15-year-old's death

    May 8, 2017 5:33 PM

    DALLAS - The family of a black 15-year-old is suing the white police officer who shot and killed him, as well as the officer's suburban Dallas police department. Jordan Edwards' funeral was Saturday, one week after he was shot dead in a vehicle leaving a chaotic house party in Balch... more »
  • Fired Dallas officer out on bond after fatally shooting teen

    May 6, 2017 5:38 PM

    DALLAS, Tex. - A Texas police officer is free on bond on a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager who was inside a car leaving a party. Roy Oliver turned himself in Friday night just hours after an arrest warrant was issued. He was fired from the... more »
  • Men accused of bribing missing teen for sex

    May 5, 2017 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two men were arrested after police say they bought a missing 16-year-old girl food and a hotel room in exchange for sex. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 38-year-old Darrel Lewis and 28-year-old Randon Norwood for a felony count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. An officer... more »
  • Charge dropped against Mississippi student in alleged sexual battery

    April 22, 2017 3:21 PM

    MERIDIAN, Miss.- A Mississippi official says a sexual battery charge has been dropped against a high school baseball player who was one of five students accused in an off-campus attack against a classmate. Lauderdale County School District Superintendent Randy Hodges tells the Meridian Star all five of those originally charged... more »
  • Father of missing Tennessee teen says she was brainwashed

    April 21, 2017 8:16 AM

    COLUMBIA, Tenn. - The father of a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who was found in northern California with a teacher after being missing for more than a month says he thinks his daughter was brainwashed. Speaking Friday on ABC's "Good Morning America," the father said his daughter will need therapy and... more »
  • Jury decides on death penalty in Vegas murder-mutilation

    March 22, 2017 2:11 PM

    LAS VEGAS - A jury has decided that a 24-year-old man should become the youngest of 83 people on Nevada's death row for the rape, murder and mutilation of a 15-year-old high school sophomore. Javier Righetti was 19 in 2011 when he stabbed and burned Alyssa Otremba not far from... more »
  • 19-year-old accused of sexually assaulting two on Kentucky school bus

    March 22, 2017 1:44 PM

    STANFORD, Ky. - Authorities say a 19-year-old Kentucky high school student is facing charges, accused sexually assaulting two younger students on a school bus. Local news organizations report 19-year-old Ryan Rayburn was arrested Friday on two counts of sodomy involving a 14-year-old girl and 11-year-old boy on a bus in... more »
  • Bossier Police transport teen found shot in parked car

    March 18, 2017 7:55 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Bossier City Police are investigating a shooting that's left a teenager with a life-threatening gunshot wound. Authorities say officers were called to a home about 1 p.m. Saturday and found a 14-year-old boy sitting in a car parked in the driveway of his home. Investigators are trying... more »
  • 'Undocumented person' accused of killing teen on birthday Play Video

    March 13, 2017 2:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 16-year-old was shot and killed on his birthday Monday afternoon. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the 4700 block of Southpark Drive where they found the teenager shot. The teen, identified as Darius Plummer, died at the hospital. Darius Plummer, 16,... more »
  • 18-year-old killed in deadly motorcycle crash on LA 940

    March 8, 2017 7:31 PM

    GONZALES - Louisiana State troopers are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that killed an 18-year-old Wednesday. According to state police, Aiden Womack of Gonzales was killed following a crash on LA 940. State Police say that Womack was driving his Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound on the interstate when 72-year-old Hazel... more »
  • Police cracking down on speed where teen was struck Play Video

    March 3, 2017 7:49 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Police were out on a stretch of roadway just one day after a teenager was struck to warn drivers to slow down. Residents say that Cocheram Road is notorious for speeders. "They've been going fast for quite some time," resident Lance Lewis said. Just across... more »
  • Arrests made in 2016 murder of Ponchatoula teen

    February 24, 2017 3:23 PM

    PONCHATOULA – Arrests have been made in connection to a 2016 Ponchatoula murder case, the Louisiana Attorney General announced. Tony Johnson, 18, Dkerian Johnson, 18, and two juveniles were arrested in connection to the August 2016 murder of 19-year-old Christopher Franklin. According to the Hammond Daily Star, Franklin... more »
  • Teen crash victim remembered with balloon release Play Video

    February 22, 2017 11:20 PM

    NEW ROADS - A high school student killed in a weekend crash was laid to rest Wednesday. Students and staff at False River Academy held a balloon release in memory of 17-year-old Clayton Jarreau. Jarreau died Sunday morning when his car veered off Highway 417 in Pointe Coupee Parish. Two... more »
  • 15-year-old girl shot and killed in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 18, 2017 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Details have come to light in the early hours of Thursday morning regarding the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Au'Miracle McElwee. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the shooting occurred on Wednesday around 10 p.m. in the 5100 block of Oaklon Avenue. Investigators say that McElwee was... more »
  • Two accused of raping inmate at Ascension Parish jail

    January 13, 2017 5:37 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the rape of a parish inmate that was reported on Thursday night. The inmate reported that he had been raped by another inmate on two separate occasions in the past week, officials say. Louisiana State Police detectives were asked to... more »
  • Mom accused in teen's dismemberment was child welfare worker

    January 9, 2017 3:28 PM

    EASTON - Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman charged with dismembering her adoptive daughter as part of a rape-murder fantasy previously worked as an adoption supervisor for a children's welfare agency. The (Allentown) Morning Call reports that 41-year-old Sara Packer worked as a supervisor for the Northampton County Children and Youth... more »
  • Teen arrested after high-speed chase through parishes

    January 9, 2017 10:02 AM

    CROWLEY - Police say a 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a high-speed chase through three parishes involving four law enforcement agencies in south Louisiana. KATC-TV reports Crowley Police officers stopped the teen for a traffic violation Sunday before he sped off and began the chase. The teen drove from... more »
  • Man charged after missing Baker teen returned home

    December 28, 2016 4:29 PM

    BAKER – Police say an 18-year-old has been arrested after a statewide missing juvenile alert. Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn tells WBRZ News 2 that Mejia Vasquez was charged Tuesday night with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. Dunn said Vasquez was seen on... more »
  • Police: Drunk Alabama teen punched man, damaged pickup

    December 11, 2016 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say an Alabama teen faces battery charges after he drunkenly broke into another person’s truck then punched someone Sunday morning. According to arrest documents, the incident happened around 2:14 a.m. on East Boyd Drive. 19-year-old Ross Pollet, of Spanish Fort Alabama, was charged with second-degree... more »
  • EBRSO searching for missing 14-year-old

    November 26, 2016 10:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are searching for a 14-year-old who investigators say was last seen by her family at her home on Gardere Lane Friday. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, Katlyn Patterson was seen around 11:30 p.m. Friday wearing a black t-shirt, black jeans and multi-colored shoes.... more »
  • Woman pleads not guilty to inappropriate contact with teen

    November 22, 2016 10:20 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - A 46-year-old Sulphur woman accused of having inappropriate contact with a teenage girl has been arraigned in state district court. The American Press reports that defense attorney David Green entered not guilty pleas Monday for Angel Owens on three counts of stalking and one count of indecent... more »
  • 13-year-old shot with BB gun

    November 16, 2016 7:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 13-year-old was shot in the head Wednesday night in Baton Rouge, sources tell WBRZ News 2. This is a developing story. Stay tuned to WBRZ News 2 online and on Facebook and Twitter for updates as new information becomes available. more »
  • Man allegedly posed as police, threatened arrest if minors didn't send nude photos

    November 10, 2016 7:49 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The FBI arrested a man who they say pretended to be a police officer, and threatened female minors with arrest if they failed to send him nude photographs. 18-year-old Tristion A. Grant was arrested Thursday morning, according to the FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crimes Against... more »
  • Teen dead following Nebraska Street shooting

    November 2, 2016 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a shooting that left one teen dead on Nebraska Street. Detectives found 18-year-old Keondrae Ricks shot in the 1900 block of Nebraska Street just after midnight on Wednesday. According to BRPD, Ricks was lying in the street with multiple gunshot... more »
  • Teen arrested for raping 11-year-old and 13-year-old boys

    October 18, 2016 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A teenager has been arrested for the rape of two juvenile boys, one of which was sexually assaulted by the teen more than 30 times. 19-year-old Donald Moore, Jr. was arrested on two counts of first degree rape after the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was... more »
  • Teen arrested for shooting cousin following argument

    October 10, 2016 10:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a teenager after shooting his cousin following an argument. On Oct. 5 around 3 p.m., 19-year-old Tyrus Veal went to his cousin's home to confront him. According to the arrest report, Veal wanted to confront him "about a possible confrontation... more »
  • Teen accused of shooting victim in head, hiding handgun

    September 22, 2016 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge teenager was arrested Thursday after they say he shot another person Sunday afternoon. According to arrest records, Baton Rouge Police officers were dispatched to Arbor Vitae Drive around 5:50 pm. Sunday in reference to a shooting inside of a home. ... more »
  • Teen asks for doughnuts, gets over $180K in online donations

    June 25, 2016 3:25 PM

    MEMPHIS - A teen's offer to take groceries to a man's car in exchange for some doughnuts has led to a flood of donations now nearing $200,000. WMC-TV reports that when 16-year-old Chauncy Black of Memphis, Tennessee, approached shopper Matt White last week, the man responded by buying him a... more »
  • McKinley High School student honored at alumni banquet Play Video

    April 7, 2016 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen picks up another huge honor Thursday evening. Che'dra Joseph is a Senior at McKinley High School, earning a 4.5 GPA. She's also McKinley's Student of the Year. In January, Joseph had the opportunity to introduce the President, when he visited McKinley High School... more »
  • Teen pepper sprayed as Trump protesters, supporters clash at Wisconsin rally

    March 30, 2016 9:27 AM

    JANESVILLE - Police are looking for a man who pepper-sprayed a 15-year-old girl as opponents and supporters of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump clashed outside a Wisconsin rally. The altercation is the latest in a series of confrontations that have marred recent Trump events. Janesville Police Sgt. Aaron Ellis said... more »
  • Plaquemine teacher aide accused of sexually abusing teen Play Video

    February 29, 2016 4:39 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A teacher's aide in Plaquemine is in hot water tonight, accused of two counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. That employee also helped out with the band. When allegations surfaced he was fired. Erwin Marionneaux is accused of touching a 15-year-old and sending her inappropriate text... more »
  • APSO: Missing runaway teen found unharmed

    February 7, 2016 3:09 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish say a runaway teen that was missing over the weekend was found unharmed Monday morning. 15-year-old Alexis Parker was located by a family member, according to deputies. She has been referred to the Families In Need of Service department. Alexis had... more »
  • Police say teen pastor admitted to molesting children Play Video

    January 25, 2016 1:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the Baton Rouge Police said a teenage pastor admitted to detectives recently that he molested more than a dozen children over a period of several years. Baton Rouge Police charged 18-year-old Kentrell Jackson with indecent behavior with a juvenile and booked him into the... more »
  • 'Affluenza' teen to remain in Mexico, for now

    December 30, 2015 1:01 PM

    HOUSTON - An official in Mexico says a teen fugitive from Texas known for using an "affluenza" defense has been granted a three-day delay in deportation. An official with Mexico's Migration Institute told Associated Press reporter E. Eduardo Castillo on Wednesday that 18-year-old Ethan Couch won a three-day court... more »
  • Hundreds of leads in search for 'affluenza' teen

    December 21, 2015 1:06 PM

    DALLAS - Authorities say they've received hundreds of leads in their search for a Texas teen who disappeared after video surfaced showing he may have violated his probation from a deadly drunken car crash. Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson said Monday that the tips about 18-year-old Ethan Couch's disappearance... more »
  • 16-year-old shot, killed in Mid-City

    December 4, 2015 2:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 16-year-old was shot and killed Friday afternoon in East Baton Rouge Parish, according to authorities. The shooting happened on Spain Street at around 1:15 p.m. Friday and the teen was found dead on arrival at unoccupied apartment, officials told News 2. Family members in... more »
  • Chicago releases video of officer shooting teen

    November 24, 2015 6:39 PM

    CHICAGO - Chicago officials have released a video of a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager last year. The move Tuesday follows a judge's order last week to release the squad car dash-cam footage. Seventeen-year-old Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times on Oct. 20, 2014. Police say... more »
  • Chicago officer charged in killing of black teen

    November 24, 2015 11:28 AM

    CHICAGO - A white Chicago police officer has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting a black teenager. Charges announced Tuesday come as the city prepares to release a squad-car video of Officer Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times on Oct. 20, 2014. The... more »
  • 13-year-old tests positive for HIV after rape, suspect arrested Play Video

    November 4, 2015 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 17-year-old was arrested Tuesday night, accused of raping a 13-year-old girl two months ago. All of this came to light after she tested positive for HIV, as she sought help from the attack. Justin Posey turned himself in to investigators late last night. tonight, he's... more »
  • Sheriff fires school officer after class arrest Play Video

    October 28, 2015 12:18 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina sheriff says he has fired a school officer after video showed him flipping a teen backward out of her desk and tossing her across a classroom. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Wednesday that Senior Deputy Ben Fields has been fired. He had... more »
  • Slidell teens arrested after making online threats

    October 20, 2015 1:22 PM

    SLIDELL - A pair of students have been arrested for making threats involving the use of firearms against three other students in Slidell. The arrests follow threats made on social media by the teens, aged 13 and 14 years old, against other students at Clearwood Junior High School. ... more »
  • Alcohol use suspected in deadly wreck

    September 16, 2015 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they believe alcohol was a factor in a deadly wreck which killed a college-bound teen in Baton Rouge Tuesday night. Cpl. Don Coppola with Baton Rouge Police said Tashadow Gray, 19, died in the wreck which happened around 11:30 p.m. in the 4600 block... more »
  • Teenager faces murder charges after pushing boy in pond

    August 29, 2015 6:59 PM

    LUFKIN, Texas - Officials say an East Texas teenager is accused of pushing his pregnant girlfriend's 3-year-old nephew into a pond so the boy would drown to make room for the unborn child to live at their home. Seventeen-year-old Bobby Woods faces a charge of capital murder of a person... more »
  • Texas teen has deadly infection after contact with amoeba

    August 26, 2015 1:34 PM

    HOUSTON - A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition in a hospital after coming into contact with a rare amoeba while swimming in a lake north of Houston. Relatives say Michael Riley Jr. developed a headache and fever, and later became disoriented, after swimming with friends Aug. 13. In online... more »
  • Coast Guard says search for missing boaters isn't done

    July 29, 2015 12:54 PM

    TEQUESTA, Fla. - A Coast Guard spokesman says the search for two teen boaters who went missing off the coast of Florida is ongoing. Chief Petty Officer Ryan Doss, the spokesman for the Florida Coast Guard district, said Wednesday: "There is no plan to suspend the search today." ... more »
  • Coast Guard still optimistic about missing teen fishermen

    July 28, 2015 11:59 AM

    The Coast Guard says it's still optimistic two teenage fishermen missing at sea can be found alive. Chief Petty Officer Ryan Doss says Tuesday that three Coast Guard cutters, a Navy ship and an airplane are still searching from the waters off Daytona Beach, Florida, north through Savannah, Georgia,... more »
  • Coast Guard finds capsized boat, teen fishermen still missing

    July 26, 2015 3:17 PM

    TEQUESTA, Fla. - The Coast Guard reported Sunday they have found the capsized boat of two missing Florida teens who didn't return Friday from a fishing trip, but have not found the missing boys. Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos are both 14 years old, and were last seen Friday... more »
  • Teen killed, 4-year-old shot in New Orleans

    July 21, 2015 5:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police said a teen died and a four-year-old was hurt in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in New Orleans. Officer Frank Robertson with NOPD said the shooting happened around 3 p.m. at a home in the 6000 block of Boeing Street. Robertson said both victims were... more »
  • Teen will survive hit-and-run, driver wanted Play Video

    July 20, 2015 4:31 PM

    ALBANY - A 14-year-old boy is expected to survive after a hit-and-run crash Friday night outside of the town of Albany. The crash happened before 10 p.m. on Louisiana Highway 43 near Highway 40. The boy and another person were walking down the highway when a pickup truck struck... more »
  • $115,000 bond set for mother of 47-pound teen

    July 10, 2015 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge set bond at $115,000 for the woman accused of cruelty to her 15-year-old son, who police said was found in deplorable conditions and weighing only 47 pounds. Rose Holland faces charges of cruelty to juveniles and cocaine possession after her arrest early Wednesday morning.... more »
  • DCFS: No prior evidence of abuse, neglect for 47-pound teen Play Video

    July 9, 2015 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A state lawmaker sent a letter demanding the Department of Children and Family Services investigate how they handled the case of a 15-year-old who was found only weighing 47 pounds this week in Baton Rouge. However, the agency's secretary said their case workers never found evidence... more »

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