June 18, 2013 4:23 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama authorities are looking for a missing infant and a teen-aged girl who may be linked to his alleged abduction. The Department of Public Safety issued an alert Tuesday for 10-month-old De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly and 14-year-old Dor'Sayde Gathright. Officials say Gathright walked off with the child while... more »
June 9, 2013 4:17 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa authorities have identified a body found in a river as that of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted with another girl after getting off a school bus last month. Officials said Sunday that an autopsy confirms the body found Friday night in the Des Moines... more »
May 30, 2013 5:31 PM
PONCHATOULA- Two people have been arrested, including a 16-year-old girl, for a murder in this quiet Tangipahoa Parish town.
Greg McGary, 50, was shot in the face on May 23rd and died a few days later.
Rashad Evans, 34, was arrested and charged with second degree murder and... more »
May 30, 2013 5:19 PM
BATON ROUGE - A young mother is dead, and Baton Rouge Police are looking for her killer.
Angel Brooks' body was found overnight in an apartment complex on the 4100 block of Mohican-Crossover.
According to police the 19-year-old was shot several times and died near her front door.... more »
May 20, 2013 9:17 AM
PLAQUEMINE - Police say a teen wanted for a weekend shooting turned himself early Monday morning.
19-year-old Shannon Dale Holmes, Jr. of Addis is accused of firing shots into a crowd at a convenience store off Highway 1, injuring two people and damaging vehicles.
Holmes faces several charges,... more »
April 30, 2013 5:55 PM
GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for 16-year-old Allisyn Bracy. She was last seen April 28 at her home in Gonzales.
Detectives believe Bracy is in Donaldsonville, after her family received text messages from her phone.
To her family, Bracy is a normal, happy kid.... more »
March 19, 2013 8:48 AM
GONZALES - The sexual battery trial of former LSU running back Charles Scott is scheduled to begin Tuesday in state district court in Ascension Parish. Police arrested Scott in November 2011 after allegedly raping an 18-year-old woman at his Prairieville home.
The 24-year-old was later arraigned on the lesser... more »
March 18, 2013 8:52 AM
PONTIAC, Mich.- Jurors have been given many options in the trial of a 75-year-old Detroit-area woman who fatally shot her teen grandson. A judge says the jury can consider first-degree murder, second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter or involuntary manslaughter. Closing arguments are set for Monday. Sandra Layne says she shot 17-year-old... more »
March 15, 2013 8:28 AM
SHREVEPORT - A teen boy is behind bars on charges he raped a 15-year-old girl at Woodlawn High School. Police say the incident happened about 9 a.m. Wednesday on the school campus. Few details about the incident are being released, but Caddo deputies say the 14-year-old was arrested and booked... more »
March 11, 2013 10:09 AM
SLIDELL - A 41-year-old man faces felony charges after police say he engaged in a sexual relationship with a teenager he met online.
Slidell Police say Wilmer Segue met the 15-year-old in January through the Facebook account for his alleged online bakery business.
The teen's mother contacted police... more »
March 5, 2013 7:32 AM
LAKE CHARLES - A 41-year-old woman faces 11 counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile after allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old boy whom she met online. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says Renee E. Broussard was arrested over the weekend.
State District Judge Clayton Davis... more »
February 14, 2013 2:12 PM
SHREVEPORT- A 33 year-old teacher in Caddo Parish is under arrest for raping and sexually abusing a mentally challenged 17 year-old student.
Authorities say Jeremy Pierce, who teaches at Port City Christian Academy touched the girl inappropriately many times on school grounds, texting her to call her out of... more »
February 13, 2013 6:08 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused drugs among youth in the United States, responsible for thousands of deaths each year.
In a WBRZ investigation, News Two went undercover with state agents to Denham Springs stores to see how they make sure underage teens aren't... more »
February 11, 2013 9:32 AM
BATON ROUGE - State police say a pedestrian was killed overnight when a vehicle struck him along Burbank Dr.
It happened just after 3 a.m. near the intersection of Burbank and Staring Lane.
Troopers have identified the victim as 19-year-old Tyrone Davis of Baker.
Troopers believe the... more »
February 7, 2013 7:36 AM
BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old from Baker has admitted his involvement in a January 2012 shooting outside the Mall of Louisiana that injured two teenage bystanders. Michael L. Burrell pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of accessory after the fact to attempted first-degree murder and was sentenced to two years... more »
January 31, 2013 2:14 PM
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's police chief says an armed officer working at a city middle school where a teen was shot was able to disarm the suspect moments after the shooting. Authorities say a 14-year-old boy was shot in the back of the neck Thursday at Price Middle School and... more »
January 29, 2013 4:32 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 19-year-old in Baton Rouge today after they said he accidentally shot and killed a Denham Springs teen earlier this month.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Tyler Washington faces negligent homicide charges in the death of Trevon Wilson, 18, on Jan. 20.
Stubbs said... more »
January 28, 2013 9:42 PM
BATON ROUGE- A 31-year-old man has been convicted of selling sex with an underage girl online.
Erick Banks pled guilty Monday.
Prosecutors said Banks enticed a 15-year-old to engage in acts of prostitution. Banks used ads on the website backpage.com to get clients for the teen.
She... more »
January 24, 2013 2:57 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - An estimated 2,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a prayer vigil for a New Mexico family found slain over the weekend.
The vigil was held at the Calvary Albuquerque church where victim Greg Griego was a pastor. A security official says 15-year-old Nehemiah Griego spent... more »
January 22, 2013 3:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen received a two-decade sentence today after pleading guilty to attempted murder charges in connection with a shooting at the Mall of Louisiana last year.
Johnny Williams, who was 17 when the shooting happened last, received the 20-year sentence for charges of attempted... more »
January 7, 2013 9:55 AM
LAFAYETTE- The Lafayette Parish School System plans to launch a program next school year for teen mothers and pregnant teens that would provide on-campus child care and support services for the young mothers.
Schools Superintendent Pat Cooper says the program will be housed at Northside High School with a... more »
January 1, 2013 3:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man this weekend after they said he hit and woman and a teen during an argument.
Police accused Robert Brown, 34, of domestic abuse battery, simple battery and cruelty to juveniles after the incident Sunday.
According to investigators, Brown and... more »
December 28, 2012 9:29 PM
GONZALES- A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in a mobile home Friday evening.
Sheriff's deputies are still investigating, and have not released much else.
Investigators did tell WBRZ News 2, at least 5 teens were in the home on Oak Meadow Street when a gun fired, hitting... more »
December 20, 2012 2:44 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE- The alleged ringleader of a 2009 attack in which his South Florida middle school classmate was doused with alcohol and set on fire has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. Eighteen-year-old Matthew Bent was sentenced Thursday for an aggravated battery conviction. Two other teenagers are already serving... more »
December 12, 2012 11:35 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a teen robber was shot by his intended victim last night, then arrested after fleeing the scene in Baton Rouge.
Lt. Don Kelly said it happened after the victim ran out of gas along the 2400 block of N. Acadian Thruway. He was refilling... more »
December 11, 2012 11:21 AM
BREAUX BRIDGE- Several groups including relatives of a 16-year-old who was shot and killed by a Breaux Bridge police officer are demanded an independent investigation. The Advocate reports the groups have characterized the death as excessive force against an unarmed teenager who panicked. State police say Darneisha Harris was shot... more »
December 11, 2012 10:25 AM
SANFORD, Fla. - A Florida judge has denied defense requests to end 24-hour GPS monitoring of George Zimmerman while he is out on bond in the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
Judge Debra Nelson denied bond requests from Zimmerman's defense team Tuesday. Besides dropping the monitoring, the... more »
December 11, 2012 10:21 AM
BREAUX BRIDGE - Several groups including relatives of a 16-year-old who was shot and killed by a Breaux Bridge police officer are demanded an independent investigation. The Advocate reports the groups have characterized the death as excessive force against an unarmed teenager who panicked. State police say Darneisha Harris was... more »
December 10, 2012 10:53 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - State Police said a Denham Springs teen was unrestrained and driving too fast when his pickup wrecked this morning, hitting a tree and killing him.
State Police said Brice J. Harris, 18, died in the wreck on La. 1032 south of Vincent Road in Livingston Parish... more »
December 7, 2012 1:28 PM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Four-year-old Gavyn Boscio asked for an Easy-Bake Oven for Christmas. But when his big sister went to buy one, she could find it only in girly pink and purple. So the Garfield, N.J., girl started an online petition asking Hasbro to make the toy ovens in gender-neutral... more »
December 5, 2012 7:35 PM
A teen who brought a gun to school in Houston was arrested and disarmed, but as he sat in the back of a police cruiser, he shot himself. It happened at North Shore High School. Officers say he was handcuffed when he was placed in the back of the car... more »
December 4, 2012 12:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - Family members said a Livonia teen accidentally shot in the head during a duck hunt is awake and recovering.
The father of Brandt Torres, 15, told News 2 his son was no long in a medically-induced coma, was breathing on his own and was able to... more »
December 4, 2012 9:57 AM
BREAUX BRIDGE - State police continue to investigate a shooting involving a Breaux Bridge police officer.
Troopers say officers were dispatched to a disturbance Sunday night.
As officers arrived to the scene, they say 17-year-old female, Darnesha Harris was driving a car toward their unit.
Police say... more »
November 13, 2012 4:43 PM
NEW YORK - The man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a teen now says it isn't so. The man is now saying his sexual relationship with Clash was adult and consensual. In response to the statement Tuesday afternoon, Clash issued a... more »
November 12, 2012 10:35 AM
NEW YORK - The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on "Sesame Street" says he did have a relationship with a man who says he was 16 at the time the relationship began. But Kevin Clash says the relationship was between "two consenting adults" -- and that he is "deeply saddened"... more »
November 9, 2012 10:16 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a teen girl shot and paralyzed back in May died from her injuries this week.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said Mary Johnson, 16, of Baker died on Nov. 7. She'd been shot in the back of the neck while walking down... more »
November 7, 2012 3:33 PM
PLAQUEMINE - Police arrested a man they said shot and killed a teen during a dispute at his home in Plaquemine, and said the shooter is claiming self-defense.
Chief Orain Gulotta said Wilbert Myles, 17, of Plaquemine was shot and killed during an altercation with Cordias Walker, 22, at... more »
October 29, 2012 10:11 AM
JEANERETTE - A crash involving a bicycle and a car killed a New Iberia teen. The accident happened Saturday night on La. Highway 182 west of Jeanerette. Troopers say the crash involved a bicycle, driven by 17-year-old Jaquil Provost, and a 2011 car, driven by 73-year-old Harold Racca, of New... more »
October 21, 2012 7:33 PM
BATON ROUGE - Dozens of families are trying to figure out where to take their kids on Monday.
The Istrouma Early Head Start is closed until further notice after it went up in flames Saturday night.
According to Baton Rouge Fire Department, the blaze started in a classroom.... more »
October 18, 2012 3:08 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a teen in connection with a shooting in Baton Rouge they said was over a fight between two pets.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said officers arrested a 15-year-old in suspicion of shooting another man at 680 Sharp Lane Tuesday evening.
Stubbs said anonymous tips... more »
October 17, 2012 7:51 PM
BATON ROUGE- A 13-year-old boy has been found guilty in juvenile court of two counts of sexual battery.
The verdict is connected to a case involving three younger boys who said the teenager raped them. At the time of the crimes, the teen was 12-years-old. Names of those involved... more »
October 16, 2012 2:34 PM
BIRMINGHAM, England - An official at the British hospital treating a Pakistani teen activist says the people who showed up asking about the girl were probably just "over-curious," not a threat to her safety. Dr. Dave Rosser, medical director of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, says several people turned... more »
September 28, 2012 3:07 PM
ADDIS - Police arrested a 22-year-old man they accused of shooting and killing a 15-year-old at an Addis trailer park this afternoon.
Authorities responded to reports of a shooting at the Riverbend Trailer Park in Addis this afternoon. Family members said Tyreke Lemar, 15, was shot and killed during... more »
August 6, 2012 3:27 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 16-year-old after he turned himself in connection to a shooting last month in Baton Rouge.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the teen surrendered to police last week after he found out he was wanted for the shootings on the 2500 block of Thomas Delpit... more »
August 6, 2012 11:44 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge teen wounded in one of the nation's worst mass shootings could leave the hospital and come home this week, according to her mother.
Kathleen Pourciau said Bonnie Kate, 18, is still in a lot of pain as she continues to recover from being... more »
August 2, 2012 3:18 PM
HOLDEN - Investigators filed three more charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile against a Holden man arrested with his son earlier this week and accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
Deputies filed two of the charges against Franklin Dale Church after interviews with that victim and... more »
July 31, 2012 11:02 AM
HAMMOND - Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies are searching for a teenager wanted in the shooting death of one man and the wounding of another. Deputies responded to call of gun shots Monday night in the street and vehicles speeding away on Durbin Road Extension. When TPSO arrived on scene, they... more »
July 20, 2012 11:27 AM
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen was among the people shot and injured in a Colorado movie theater, according to friends of her family.
Bonnie Kate Pourciau was shot in the knee while at the midnight premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo., according to multiple... more »
July 18, 2012 3:40 PM
BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Assumption Parish teen after they said he stole two pistols and other items from a vehicle in Belle Rose.
Sheriff Mike Waguespack said deputies arrested the 13-year-old after finding the stolen items this morning.
He said deputies were called out to... more »
July 16, 2012 3:16 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Detectives in Livingston Parish are asking for your help in finding 16-year old Jessi Stafford of Albany.
The teen was last seen on June 24, 2012 at her home on Dora Loraine Lane
Stafford's family says she has run away before, but has always had... more »
July 9, 2012 10:20 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a teen shot himself in the face in what appears to be an accidental shooting.
Lt. Don Kelly with Baton Rouge Police said it happened last night around 10:45 p.m. at a home on Wells Street.
He said a 16-year-old boy was either... more »
July 6, 2012 3:49 PM
GONZALES - Ascension Parish authorities arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he had sex with a 13-year-old girl who ran away from her home in Gonzales.
Major Kevin Hanna with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested Michael Long, 40, of Baton Rouge on Thursday, the... more »
May 31, 2012 12:43 PM
BAKER - Police released a photo today of a teen they said lay in wait for a group of juveniles in Baker, then shot at them earlier this week.
Chief Mike Knaps with Baker Police said they are looking for Greg Anthony Morris Jr., 18, of Baton Rouge in... more »
May 30, 2012 1:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 13-year-old boy after they said he was playing with a gun when it went off, critically injuring his 9-year-old stepsister.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. at at home on 4733 Banks Street in Baton Rouge.
Stubbs said... more »
May 28, 2012 3:34 PM
OBERLIN, La. - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says an 18-year-old Basile man who is awaiting trial for allegedly possessing an alligator out of season has been arrested a second time on the same charge. Spokesman Adam Einck says an agent allegedly saw Michael R. Gaspard load a... more »
May 21, 2012 5:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a teen shot this weekend in Baton Rouge had been missing for months from a state-run group home.
Sgt. Don Kelly with the Baton Rouge Police Department said the teen was shot in the neck early Sunday morning on Topeka Street, and remains in... more »
May 21, 2012 10:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a teen shot this weekend in Baton Rouge was a runaway from a state group home, and had been missing for months.
Sgt. Don Kelly with Baton Rouge Police said the 16-year-old female was shot just after midnight Sunday morning in the 3700 block... more »
May 15, 2012 2:53 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A teenager pulled from the bottom of Lake Pontchartrain and put on life support has died. The Times-Picayune reports that 17-year-old Shone Badon died Tuesday at the Interim LSU Public Hospital, according to John Gagliano, the Orleans Parish coroner's chief investigator. Officers were called to the lake... more »
May 1, 2012 3:39 PM
GRETNA - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy has been fired following allegations of having sex with a teen-age girl. Sheriff Newell Normand said he terminated 23-year-old Blake Stewart, of Marrero.
Stewart has been booked with two counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Normand said a 14-year-old girl... more »
April 10, 2012 7:32 AM
NEW YORK - A new government report tracks a continuing decline in teen births in the United States in 2010. Nearly every state saw a decline in teen births from 2007 to 2010, with the biggest drop in Arizona at 29 percent. Rates stayed about the same in Montana, North... more »
March 26, 2012 11:20 AM
MANDEVILLE- A 14-year-old student at a school in St. Tammany Parish has been arrested on suspicion of posting threats against teachers and other students on the Facebook social networking website. Sheriff Jack Strain's office said the boy wrote that students were "going to die" Monday at Monteleone Junior High School... more »
March 26, 2012 8:36 AM
BATON ROUGE - A 16-year-old boy died in a car crash after a vehicle carrying five people lost control and hit a tree, according to Baton Rouge Police. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs identified the victim as Julio Gomez-Dominguez of Denham Springs.
The wreck happened around 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the... more »
March 22, 2012 7:24 AM
JACKSON, Miss. - A white teenager pleaded guilty to murder and a hate crime Wednesday for running over a black man with his pickup truck in a killing a judge called a stain on Mississippi that will take years to fade. Nineteen-year-old Deryl Dedmon apologized to the victim's family before... more »
March 14, 2012 6:17 PM
NEW ROADS - Hundreds paid respects today to a teen who took her own life in Pointe Coupee Parish after her family says she was bullied.
Several of Tesa Middlebrook's classmates wore T-shirts to remember her today. Others sang and spoke at her funeral.
Many claim Middlebrook was... more »
March 9, 2012 2:58 PM
IBERVILLE - A Maringouin teen is dead following a car crash Friday morning in Iberville Parish.
State Police say 19-year-old Courtlyn Bonaventure was headed south on LA Highway 411, when she lost control and crossed the center line into the path of another vehicle.
The other vehicle hit... more »
March 6, 2012 5:10 PM
NEW ROADS - The sheriff of Pointe Coupee Parish said he's not ruling out criminal charges yet in the death of a 17-year-old girl.
"Anyone that would take the law and go beyond the scope and actually break the law could be charged," Sheriff Bud Torres said.
Now,... more »
March 6, 2012 3:10 PM
NEW ROADS - A candlelight vigil will be held tonight in Pt. Coupee Parish for Tesa Middlebrook.
Middlebrook was found hung from the stadium at her high school on Friday.
Middlebrook's family says Tesa was forced to kill herself after dealing with constant bullying.
The vigil is... more »
March 6, 2012 9:51 AM
NEW ROADS- The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the death of 17-year old Tesa Middlebrook.
She hung herself along the side of the football stadium at Pointe Coupee Central High School. Family members say bullies pushed her over the edge Friday.
Authorities are continuing the... more »
March 5, 2012 3:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - According the Centers for Disease Control, suicide is the third leading cause of death for adolescents and young adults, and the trend is on the rise.
The CDC says 149,000 young people will attempt suicide in a year, and 44,000 will carry the act to completion.... more »
March 1, 2012 3:13 PM
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio 17-year-old has been charged with three juvenile counts of aggravated murder in a school shooting that killed three fellow students and wounded two. The charges were announced Thursday afternoon against T.J. Lane.
The boy is accused of opening fire Monday in the cafeteria... more »
February 28, 2012 10:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - A 26-year-old man has been arrested on charges that he had carnal knowledge of a 14-year-old girl.
According to police, Brandon Brown picked up the girl Monday from her Baton Rouge home, took her to a parking lot on Plank Road and then had sex with... more »
February 28, 2012 8:44 AM
PONCHATOULA - State police say a 16-year-old boy died in a crash in front of Ponchatoula High School after he lost control of his pickup and spun into the path of a bus. Trooper First Class Nick Manale says Tyler Saizan of Ponchatoula was driving east on La. Highway 22... more »
February 21, 2012 11:32 AM
BATON ROUGE- A teen accused of raping a student at Tara High School will appear in juvenile court on Wednesday.
Quinton Adams, 18, is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl behind the curtains in the school's auditorium.
Both students are in a special needs program at the school.... more »
February 20, 2012 10:46 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are enforcing a new curfew for teens during Mardi Gras this year.
No one under 16-years-old is allowed to be alone and to be without adult supervision in the French Quarter after 8pm.
So far during this Mardi Gras season New Orleans... more »
February 13, 2012 3:01 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a 16-year-old suspect in a narcotics investigation set his own shirt on fire when confronted at Woodlawn High School this afternoon.
Casey Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said a deputy on the School Drug Task Force went to the school... more »
February 12, 2012 12:13 PM
WALPOLE, NH- Officials say a 14-year-old has shot himself in the face in a New Hampshire elementary school cafeteria filled with dozens of students eating lunch.
The teen, who was not identified, was hospitalized Friday after shooting himself around 11 a.m. at Walpole Elementary School in southwestern New Hampshire.... more »
February 7, 2012 5:43 PM
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teenager says many people he knows have started carrying guns for personal security, in an area that has seen three deadly shootings in recent days.
Joseph Reed, 17, says if young people feel threatened, the guns start coming out. Adding to the problems,... more »
February 7, 2012 4:30 PM
BATON ROUGE- A 16 year old charged in the shooting of Metro Councilman Chandler Loupe's son will appear in court tomorrow for a Detention Hearing.
Baton Rouge Police arrested the teen last night. He was booked into the Parish Juvenile Detention Facility. Right now, it is too early to... more »
January 11, 2012 6:47 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a 15-year-old student has been arrested for trying to bring a loaded gun to school. Police say the student brought the gun to Abramson Science & Technology Charter School's campus Tuesday morning. According to reports, a security guard confiscated the weapon from... more »
January 9, 2012 6:07 PM
BATON ROUGE-- A 17-year-old boy is behind bars for the Saturday night shooting that injured two teenagers near the Mall of Louisiana.
Meco Damon Green is charged with four counts of attempted first degree murder for the four bullets that either hit or went near a group of teens... more »
January 5, 2012 5:49 AM
HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - A DeSoto County teenager arrested in connection with stabbing her grandmother in the neck earlier this week will be tried as a juvenile. The Commercial Appeal reports the 15-year-old girl remains in a county juvenile facility awaiting a hearing to determine charges.
Her name was... more »
January 3, 2012 5:45 PM
PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating a teen who was last seen a week ago.
Lisa Lewis, 15, was first reported as a runaway. However, deputies said she was last seen talking to a man in the Prairieville Super Stop parking lot on... more »
December 31, 2011 11:20 AM
OPELOUSAS, La. - St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputies say a 15-year-old teenager accidentally shot himself in the head and died. The Advertiser reports that deputies said Eric Myers died from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound on Thursday morning. Deputies say Myers was camping with a 16-year-old boy in a tent... more »
December 30, 2011 6:13 PM
ADDIS- A teen-age boy faces negligent homicide charges for a deadly shooting that killed another teen.
13-year-old Noah Daigle was shot in the face, with a 20-gauge shotgun, inside a home on Monte Vista Drive just after midnight Friday.
Several kids in Daigle's neighborhood told News 2 that... more »
December 16, 2011 3:45 AM
BATON ROUGE - The teenager accused in a deadly shooting on North Buttonwood Drive last month has been formally indicted.
A grand jury charged 15-year-old Branikin Jones with the second-degree murder of Daylon Wheeler, 16.
Jones shot Wheeler at a home in the Glen Oaks Place neighborhood November... more »
December 16, 2011 3:02 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge have arrested the man they believe is responsible for an August 25 shooting on Hammond Street.
19-year-old Jordaiz McElwee is accused of shooting into a group of nine people during a brawl.
According to reports, McElwee pulled out a gun and... more »
December 11, 2011 12:17 PM
HOUMA- A Houma teen is facing vehicular homicide charges after an early morning car crash that claimed a young woman's life.
It happened just before 2:30am Saturday morning.
According to Louisiana State Police the victim, 18-year-old Amanda Doyle, was a passenger in 18-year-old Stephen Murphy’s pickup when he... more »
December 3, 2011 10:24 AM
BATON ROUGE- An 18 year old has been arrested, accused of raping a 26 year-old woman inside her Stanford Avenue apartment.
Allan Hernandez was charged with aggravated rape and aggravated burglary. Police arrested him just before midnight Friday evening.
Detectives call him a "potential suspect" in another attack... more »