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  • Teen killed while kneeboarding

    July 5, 2015 1:51 PM

    MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Authorities say a man has been arrested after the boat he was driving ran over and killed a 17-year-old girl on a kneeboard in Lake Norman. Investigators said 49-year-old Keith Cerven was charged with boating while intoxicated and may face more charges after prosecutors review the case.... more »
  • 17-year-old killed, two arrested in fairgrounds shooting

    June 23, 2015 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people who investigators said shot and killed a 17-year-old during a drug deal near the East Baton Rouge fairgrounds. Deputies accused 19-year-old Cristopher Gray of Prairieville and 17-year-old Bodrick Tremaine Tuggle of Baton Rouge with second degree murder after the shooting Tuesday... more »
  • Runaway teen caught up in erotic dancing, sheriff says

    June 22, 2015 3:35 PM

    OPELOUSAS - Sheriff's deputies in St. Landry Parish, about an hour west of Baton Rouge, believe a runaway teenager may have become caught up in an illicit lifestyle involving drugs and erotic adult dancing. Alexandria Davis vanished in February. Deputies said she cut off her court-ordered ankle bracelet and... more »
  • Central teen returned home safely

    June 14, 2015 12:29 PM

    The Central teen that went missing on June 1 has returned to her home safely. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office reported that Hannah Primeaux left her home on the 1st, and did not contact any family members after June 9. She was listed as a runaway, and... more »
  • Missing for 12 days, teen still hasn't been spotted

    June 12, 2015 9:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Days after issuing its first request for help in finding a missing teen, deputies sent a second request out Friday. Hannah Primeaux, 15, has not been seen since June 1st. Deputies first released details of her disappearance on June 9th after her family went eight days... more »
  • California high school student missing after SAT exam

    June 7, 2015 6:40 PM

    ARCADIA, Calif. - Police are looking for a 16-year-old California high school student who went missing after she was dropped off to take her SAT exam. Arcadia police say Mira Hu's parents couldn't find her when they went to pick her up at Arcadia High School, where she was dropped... more »
  • Agencies search for missing Petal teen swept off Ship Island

    May 25, 2015 5:53 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - A 15-year-old Mississippi teenager remains missing Monday after he disappeared during a trip to Ship Island. Coast Guard spokesman Carlos Vega says the boys were looking for crabs. Omar Gonzalez of Petal and a 17-year-old friend were swept off the west end of the barrier island in... more »
  • 14-year-old killed in high speed crash in St. Tammany

    May 9, 2015 4:56 PM

    COVINGTON - State Police say a teenage passenger was the victim of a high speed crash in St. Tammany Parish early Saturday morning. Troopers say the driver, 21-year-old Brandon Bigner of Franklinton, was fleeing from authorities when he crossed over onto US 190 East and crashed into an 18-wheeler... more »
  • One arrested, one at large in teen's shooting

    May 4, 2015 5:51 PM

    NEW ROADS - Sheriff's deputies arrested one man and said another was on the loose in connection with a recent shooting in New Roads. Deputies charged Terrance Rayford with attempted second-degree murder for shooting a 16-year-old on May 1. Deputies also said they have an arrest warrant for Richard... more »
  • Sheriff's office investigating teen shot in New Roads check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 1, 2015 7:47 PM

    NEW ROADS - Deputies said a 16-year-old was shot multiple times Friday evening in Pointe Coupee Parish, and they're looking for the person responsible. The sheriff's office said the shooting happened around 4 p.m. on St. Anthony Street in New Roads. The teen who was shot is in serious... more »
  • LSP: Deputies shot armed teen during confrontation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 29, 2015 1:15 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - Louisiana State Police said they're investigating an officer-involved shooting in Livingston Parish where a teen was shot multiple times after authorities said he pointed a gun at them. Lt. J. B. Slaton said 19-year-old Matthew Peyronnin is in stable condition at a Baton Rouge hospital. ... more »
  • Zachary teen accused of raping mentally disabled student

    April 25, 2015 8:03 PM

    ZACHARY - Zachary police accused an 18-year-old teen of raping a mentally disabled student in Zachary last year. Police say Ikeal Franklin of Zachary was charged with aggravated rape of an 18-year-old who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome and Bipolar Disorder. Franklin is accused of raping the victim after... more »
  • Man wanted involved in fatal shooting of teen turns himself in

    April 12, 2015 2:03 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A man sought for the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy during a gathering at Shreveport park is in custody. The U.S. Marshals Service says in a new release that Antonious Cawthorne of Shreveport surrendered Saturday at the Caddo Correctional Center. A second-degree murder warrant had been issued... more »
  • Teen steals cash, hands out hundreds to classmates

    April 11, 2015 1:07 PM

    MEDINA, Ohio - Police in Ohio say a middle school student took $25,000 from his grandfather and later started handing out $100 bills to his classmates. Authorities say the 13-year-old gave out thousands of dollars this week before schools officials discovered what was happening. Investigators in the northeastern Ohio city... more »
  • Teen sues sheriff's office for $5 million from Mardi Gras incident

    March 28, 2015 3:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The family of a 17-year-old who was allegedly punched during a Mardi Gras weekend arrest has sued the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in federal court for $5 million. Attorney David Belfield III says that's $1 million for each time Brady Becker was punched during an arrest in... more »
  • Two arrested for family shooting

    March 24, 2015 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities made two arrests in Lafayette and East Baton Rouge Parish recently in connection with the shooting of a teen and her stepfather earlier this month in Baton Rouge. Police accused Quintin Thomas of shooting and killing 18-year-old Idalis Smith and injuring her 34-year-old stepfather. They... more »
  • Grand jury to hear case against deputy who allegedly killed teen

    March 22, 2015 4:49 PM

    HOUMA - A Terrebonne Parish grand jury will hear the case against a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 14-year-old boy in September. First Assistant District Attorney Carlos Lazarus says that the panel will begin hearing evidence Tuesday and should finish Wednesday. He says he will present physical and... more »
  • Mom talks about daughter's decision to fight attacker Play Video

    March 9, 2015 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating a home invasion where a teen girl was assaulted in Baton Rouge Monday afternoon. A BRPD spokesperson said a 13-year-old girl was home alone on North Foster Drive when a man broke into the house and attacked her. The mother of... more »
  • Sheriff backs deputy in teen's Mardi Gras beating, arrest

    March 4, 2015 2:48 PM

    HARVEY - A New Orleans area sheriff is standing by a deputy accused of using excessive force by a teenager arrested after a Feb. 13 Mardi Gras parade. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand spoke at a Wednesday news conference about the arrest of 17-year-old Brady Becker. A widely seen cellphone... more »
  • Missing teen sought after wreck

    March 2, 2015 11:07 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Authorities asked for the public's help finding a missing teen from Denham Springs who disappeared after police said he was involved in a crash. Investigators said 19-year-old Christopher Bowman has been missing since Saturday night and was last seen at the Walmart Neighborhood Grocery on LA... more »
  • Teen killed in ATV accident

    February 23, 2015 4:56 AM

    WAVELAND, MS - Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk has identified a teen killed in an ATV accident over the weekend Faulk says 16-year-old Chaz Gill died at the scene. Don Bass, chief deputy with the Hancock County Sheriff's office, says the accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday when the... more »
  • Teen dead after shooting on Tennessee St.

    February 22, 2015 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A teen is dead after a shooting in Baton Rouge Saturday night. It happened around 9:00 p.m. on Tennessee St. Neighbors told News 2 that the teen and his friends were playing with a gun when the teenager was shot. Police arrested a shooter... more »
  • Police: Houston car thief stopped to take singing selfie

    February 19, 2015 4:12 PM

    LA PORTE, TX - Police say a Houston teen took a video of himself singing to a rap song while driving a stolen car. Kenneth Davis is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and burglary of a motor vehicle. KHOU-TV reported that La Porte police tried to pull... more »
  • Missing teen from Livingston Parish found in Indiana

    February 17, 2015 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A missing 15-year-old was found some 950 miles from home late Tuesday, a few hours after the Louisiana State Police asked for the public's help locating her. Nicole Burns was reported missing earlier in the day. Investigators believed she was taken to South Bend, Indiana, by... more »
  • Selfie leads to teen murder arrest

    February 8, 2015 2:19 PM

    GREENSBURG - Authorities say a western Pennsylvania teenager charged in the shooting death of another teen took a selfie with the body and sent it to a friend on social media. The 16-year-old boy is charged with homicide and a firearms count in the death of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan.... more »
  • Missing LSU basketball shoes found in arrested teen's home

    January 24, 2015 7:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police say they found two pairs of missing LSU basketball shoes in the home of a teenager just a day after he was arrested for trespassing into Tiger Stadium. Authorities say 17-year-old Rodney Ki'Yon Hamilton admitted to having the shoes in his home shortly after... more »
  • LSP: Teen killed in wreck wasn't wearing seat belt

    January 15, 2015 10:45 AM

    JACKSON - State Police investigators said a Baker teen killed in a wreck early Thursday morning wasn't wearing their seat belt. Troopers said 18-year-old Mekala Brooks died after the two-vehicle wreck on LA 964 north of LA 955 in East Feliciana Parish. The other driver in the wreck had... more »
  • Body identified from 20 years ago

    January 9, 2015 8:01 PM

    SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA- Police have identified a body that washed up on a beach in northern California 20-years ago. They used DNA from the badly decomposed corpse and crossed-indexed it with the FBI's system. It's that of 17-year-old Cengiz Nuray who was last seen at Greyhound Rock Beach in... more »
  • Teen dead, another critical after ATV hit by car

    January 1, 2015 3:16 PM

    SORRENTO - Sheriff's deputies said a wreck between an ATV and a vehicle killed one teen and hurt a second overnight in Ascension Parish. Deputies said 17-year-old Erin Guillotte of Gonzales was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday night. Another teen with her was taken to a local hospital... more »
  • Woman accused of sleeping with 16-year-old

    December 24, 2014 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge woman after investigators said she had sex with a 16-year-old boy while she was drunk. Deputies charged 34-year-old Delisha Barg with carnal knowledge of a juvenile after her arrest Monday. Investigators said the boy's parent first contacted them... more »
  • Hundreds at funeral for woman burned alive

    December 13, 2014 4:41 PM

    BATESVILLE, Miss. - Hundreds of people attended the funeral of a woman set on fire in Mississippi and left to die by the side of the road. The Rev. Eric Greggs noted that Jessica Chambers's, 19, classmates wishes at the packed service on Saturday included "Fly high," a reference to... more »
  • Colorful balloon release honored teen killed in freak accident

    December 8, 2014 11:28 PM

    LIVONIA - A crowd of people showed up Monday night for a balloon launch to honor a teenager who died in a freak train accident over the weekend. Brandt Torres, 17, was killed when he was hit by a train nearly two years to the day of him surviving... more »
  • Exclusive: Teen witnessed friend killed by train check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 8, 2014 4:22 PM

    LIVONIA - Disturbing details are emerging about how a well-known teen nearly killed in a duck hunting accident two years ago was killed after a train hit him Sunday. Investigators with Union Pacific said a ladder at the front end of the train hooked on to 17-year old Brandt... more »
  • Teen who survived duck hunting accident, killed overnight

    December 7, 2014 4:53 PM

    LIVONIA- A Pointe Coupee Parish teen who stole the hearts of the community after he was shot during a duck hunting accident two years ago, died overnight after a train hit him. Investigators said around 1 a.m., Brandt Torres and his friends were putting coins down on the train... more »
  • Teen charged in connection with Pineville school fire

    October 31, 2014 2:08 PM

    Pineville, LA - State Fire Marshal investigators have arrested and charged a 16 year-old student at J.S. Slocum Learning Center in Pineville with one count of Aggravated Arson. Authorities say the teen set a fire intentionally in the school gym last week. Firefighters found the stage curtains in... more »
  • Sentencing Dec. 12 in fatal shooting case

    October 11, 2014 11:11 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 16-year-old charged with fatally shooting a 10th-grade classmate in March has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Donte Veals entered the plea Friday during a pre-trial hearing. New Orleans police say 16-year-old Deion Robair was fatally shot March 19 at a house in the Desire neighborhood. Veals initially... more »
  • Man arrested for beating teenage girl's attacker check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 1, 2014 10:58 PM

    MORGAN CITY - A man is arrested after he allegedly attempted to drown a 16-year-old near Lake End Park in St. Mary Parish. Morgan City Police Department say witnesses told them Dusty Rineheart of Plaquemine, 31, attacked Max Cordova of Morgan City, 39, after he saw Cordova holding the... more »
  • Crutches might have caused Ferris wheel cab to tip

    August 23, 2014 12:12 PM

    CHELSEA, Mich. - Authorities say a teen's crutches might have caused a Ferris wheel cab to tip and two children to fall about 15 feet at a southeastern Michigan fair. The Ann Arbor News reported Saturday that a 16-year-old girl boarded the ride with crutches Thursday night at the Chelsea... more »
  • Quieter night in Ferguson, with fewer protesters check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 21, 2014 2:15 AM

    ST. LOUIS, MO - It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers. They marched around a single block in the St. Louis suburb as a... more »
  • Scrutiny of police response increases in Ferguson

    August 14, 2014 2:12 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Police and politicians in the St. Louis suburb where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have vowed to reach across the divide in a community in search of answers. In the streets of Ferguson, though, the polite dialogue heard at community forums is... more »
  • Police: Black teen shot in Missouri was unarmed

    August 10, 2014 2:40 PM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says 18-year-old Michael Brown was unarmed when he was shot and killed by police. Officials say it happened after an altercation with police. Belmar said at a news conference Sunday morning that a Ferguson Police officer had an encounter... more »
  • Jury hears interrogation from gas station shooting

    July 23, 2014 6:17 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Testimony continued Wednesday in the murder trial of Marcus Richardson, who investigators said admitted to shooting a teen at a Port Allen gas station in 2012. Jurors were shown surveillance video from the gas station on LA 1 where sheriff's deputies said Richardson shot 18-year-old Justin... more »
  • Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

    July 23, 2014 2:11 AM

    NEW YORK - A major national survey finds disconcerting data about teen use of performance enhancing drugs. The survey by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids finds experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year as young people strove to boost their athletic performance... more »
  • Teen Town Hall Meeting to discuss violence Monday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 30, 2014 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor Kip Holden, District Attorney Hillar Moore and Sheriff Sid Gautreaux are hosting a Teen Town Hall Meeting Monday as part of the BRAVE (Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination) Initiative. More than 100 students from across the area will submit questions to the panel about efforts... more »
  • Deputies in St. Mary Parish look for missing Franklin teen

    June 19, 2014 6:40 PM

    FRANKLIN - Sheriff's deputies in St. Mary Parish are looking for information concerning a missing 16-year-old girl last seen on Wednesday afternoon in Franklin. Authorities said Jasmine Smith, 16, was last seen on Beau Chene Lane in Franklin at around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, and it is not known... more »
  • Police: teen playing with gun arrested for killing 14-year-old

    June 10, 2014 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 14-year-old was shot and killed when a revolver accidentally fired as a 16-year-old was playing with the gun in the backseat of a car Tuesday. Brandon Bindon died. Bindon was sitting in the front seat of a car, parked on North 48th Street,... more »
  • 14-year-old shot, killed in East Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 10, 2014 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Coroner's office confirmed a teen shot in the parish earlier Tuesday has died. Family members said 14-year-old Brandon Bindon was shot in the side on N. 48th near Gus Young. Relatives said Bindon was unresponsive when EMS took him to the hospital.... more »
  • 1 of 2 teens shot in New Orleans dies

    May 6, 2014 11:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are searching for a 52-year-old man in the shooting death a 14-year-old. Police say Miqual Jackson and a 15-year-old were shot Monday night. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office says Jackson died Tuesday morning. Police said he suffered a head wound in the shooting. The... more »
  • Student in Calcasieu arrested for bringing gun to school

    April 11, 2014 12:11 PM

    SULPHUR - Sheriff deputies in Calcasieu Parish have arrested a middle school student for bringing a gun to school. The 14-year-old was arrested Thursday. Officials at W. W. Lewis Middle School in Sulphur say students told the assistant principal about a student who brought a gun to school... more »
  • Teen killed in Ascension Parish crash

    February 19, 2014 3:20 PM

    SORRENTO - A teen from Livingston is dead following a single vehicle crash this morning in Ascension Parish. State Police say around 9:15 a.m., 19 year-old Derek Boully was headed east on LA Highway 22, when he lost control and ran off the road. His vehicle rolled several times,... more »
  • Consequences in proposed parenting classes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 18, 2013 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If new parents don't participate in parenting classes, they may have to face some consequences. Representative Regina Barrow and the Family Preservation Study Group are trying to make it mandatory for pregnant women 20 years old and under to take parenting classes. Barrow says the younger... more »
  • Teen booked with 2 break-ins at snowball stand

    December 12, 2013 2:39 PM

    KENNER - Kenner police say a 17-year-old boy arrested for burglarizing a snowball stand for the second time in a month told them he was homeless and needed money. Investigators say they received a tip before dawn Monday that someone was inside Danny's Gourmet Snowballs and Coffee Shop on Bruin... more »
  • Teen celebrates new license with pot

    November 27, 2013 8:06 PM

    BOOTON TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY- Two teens were high on marijuana when one of them crashed his car just hours after getting his driver's license on his 17th birthday. No one was hurt as police say the car drifted into an oncoming lane and hit a guardrail before running off... more »
  • Teen pleads guilty in accidental shooting death

    November 27, 2013 6:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old man who unintentionally shot and killed his cousin in January while hanging out inside a vacant home has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide. Tyler Washington faces up to five years in prison, but his defense attorney said he is a "prime candidate" for probation... more »
  • After shooting, neighbors question safety check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 28, 2013 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A teenager is recovering after being grazed by a bullet Monday evening. It happened on the corner of N. 23rd St. and Florida St. Neighbors say the teen was walking home from the store with arms full of groceries when he feared he was being followed.... more »
  • Teen arrested w/ hatchet, knife and pellet gun near schools

    September 23, 2013 3:04 PM

    WATSON- A teenager has been booked into juvenile jail after being arrested with a hatchet, knife and pellet gun near schools in Livingston Parish Monday. The sheriff's office did not release the name of the 15-year-old, because of his age. Deputies said the teenager was stopped on Cecil... more »
  • Teen killed, 2 injured in north Miss. camper fire

    September 7, 2013 6:19 PM

    HOUSTON, Miss. - One teenager died and two were injured early Saturday in a camper fire in Chickasaw County. Coroner Andy Harmon tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that a 16-year-old boy died. Those injured are 16 and 14. Harmon did not immediately release their names. He says they were... more »
  • Teen driver killed in morning I-12 wreck

    September 4, 2013 4:59 PM

    GOODBEE, La. - State Troopers said a 19-year-old from Ponchatoula died in a wreck on I-12 this morning. Troopers said Hailey Nagim died in the wreck around 11 a.m. about two miles east of the St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parish line. Investigators said Nagim's vehicle went off the... more »
  • Teen accused of murder in Baton Rouge

    August 29, 2013 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Baton Rouge arrested a 16-year-old in the shooting death of Kino Harris, 18. The shooting happened Wednesday around 3 p.m. in the 1900 block of Sparta Avenue. Police say the teen shot Harris after the two got into an argument. Harris was... more »
  • BRPD: 18-year-old shot, killed outside apartments

    August 28, 2013 5:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an 18-year-old was killed today after he was shot outside a set of apartments in Baton Rouge. Detectives said the 18-year-old was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his midsection in the 1900 block of Sparta Ave. around 3 p.m.... more »
  • Another teen arrested in beating of veteran

    August 26, 2013 7:38 PM

    SPOKANE, WASHINGTON- Authorities say they have everyone involved under arrest in the beating death of World War II veteran Delbert Belton last week. A second 16-year-old was taken into custody without incident Monday morning after the first turned himself in. The 88-year-old Belton was beaten last Wednesday and robbed. He... more »
  • Police: 17-year-old admits to raping teen

    August 8, 2013 5:15 PM

    BAKER - Police arrested a 17-year-old from Baker after they said he admitted to raping an underage boy. Chief Mike Knapps said officers arrested Maurice Wiggins after investigating a complaint that he forced himself on a 14-year-old boy. Police said the alleged rape happened at Wiggins' home, where... more »
  • Witnesses describe event where teen drowned check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2013 10:26 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A pair of witnesses believe more could have been done at a water park where a teenage boy drowned Tuesday. "The lifeguards were panicked, they didn't know what to do," said a witness who asked not to be identified. Emergency crews responded to a drowning... more »
  • Man released on bond in teen's shooting

    July 30, 2013 6:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans homeowner facing an attempted second-degree murder charge in the shooting of a teenager has been released on bond - again - after being ordered back to court. Thirty-three-year-old Merritt Landry posted a $100,000 property bond Tuesday. Landry had posted bond the same day he... more »
  • NOPD: 14-year-old shot, critical

    July 26, 2013 3:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 14-year-old boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the head early Friday. New Orleans Police say the shooting happened just after 2 a.m. Investigators say 33-year-old Merritt Landry fired one shot at the teenager, who was in Landry's front yard near his vehicle.... more »
  • Teen killed, baby injured after wreck with big rig

    July 25, 2013 9:57 AM

    SATSUMA - State Police said an 18-year-old driver didn't stop at a stop sign and was killed when her pickup was hit by a big rig in Livingston Parish this morning. Troopers said an infant in the truck with Isabella Lacasse had minor injuries, and survived the wreck. ... more »
  • Four arrested in teen shooting death

    July 17, 2013 10:21 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested four men they said were involved in the shooting of a Donaldsonville teen killed last week, and said more arrests could be coming. Investigators arrested Jakil Jones, 21; Max Batiste, 22; Trevel Dunn, 20, and Saquan Sullivan, 17, late Tuesday night. They charged Jones... more »
  • La. teen missing off Honduras coast rescued

    July 3, 2013 2:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A Louisiana teenager and seven others on a boat that vanished off the coast of Honduras have been found. The U.S. Coast Guard found the group Wednesday morning on Utila Island, about 65 miles from where they left shore. They had been stranded there since Sunday after the... more »
  • Police: Teen chopped man's ear off with machete

    July 1, 2013 3:21 PM

    SLIDELL - Police in Slidell arrested a 16-year-old after they said he tried to kill his brother's friend with a two-foot-long machete. Police said when they arrived they found the victim with his neck slashed and the 16-year-old suspect standing in the street, holding the machete. Investigators said... more »
  • U. S. Marshals arrest man accused of coercing teen

    June 24, 2013 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U. S. Marshals arrested a man today who's accused of coercing a 13-year-old girl into oral sex, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. Deputies said Marshals arrested Michael Wayne Archer Jr., 24, of Zachary on charges of oral sexual battery and indecent behavior with... more »
  • Teen hit by celebratory gunfire after NBA Finals

    June 23, 2013 10:47 AM

    MIRAMAR, Fla. - A teen watching NBA Finals postgame coverage in South Florida was hit by what police believe was celebratory gunfire. Fifteen-year-old Brandon Reid says he was watching Miami Heat basketball players celebrate their world championship Thursday when a bullet came through his mother's sliding glass door and grazed... more »
  • Man accused of sexually abusing teen

    June 21, 2013 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are working to track down a 24-year-old from Zachary accused of abusing a teenage girl during a party earlier this month. Michael Wayne Archer, Jr. faces sexual battery and indecent behavior charges. Investigators say he forced a 13-year-old to have oral sex with him... more »
  • Hearing for gang member in BRAVE program today check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 21, 2013 10:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge could determine whether a local teen convicted of gang activity has satisfied Baton Rouge Police's new anti-violence program and probation requirements, or should be sent to jail. The teen was one of four members of the "Get Off Boys" convicted of criminal street gang... more »
  • Ala. authorities on lookout for infant boy and teen

    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 »
  • Body found in river is abducted Iowa teen's

    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 »
  • Teenage girl implicated in connection with small town murder

    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 »
  • Police search for teen mother's killer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    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 »

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