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  • 13-year-old arrested for armed robbery

    August 23, 2015 7:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 13-year-old was arrested four minutes after allegedly grabbing cash from a man's hand and pointing a realistic BB pistol at him. A news release says the 53-year-old victim told investigators a boy on a bicycle snatched $30 about 11:20 a.m. Sunday in eastern New... more »
  • 2014 Thibodaux manslaughter trial set to begin Tuesday

    August 2, 2015 11:59 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. - The trial of a man charged with manslaughter in the 2014 fatal shooting of Larose teenager is to begin Tuesday in Thibodaux. 20-year-old Neely Gardner of Galliano is charged in the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Braxton Bourda of Larose. Authorities say Bourda was shot while riding his... more »
  • State Troopers seeking Hit and Run driver

    July 19, 2015 8:00 PM

    ALBANY, La. - Louisiana State Troopers are investigating a hit and run accident that left a 14-year-old male in serious condition. Just before 10:00 p.m. Friday, Troopers began investigations involving a hit and run on LA 43 north in Livingston Parish. Two pedestrians were walking in the southbound... more »
  • Police: Teen dies after collision with 18-wheeler

    July 4, 2015 11:49 PM

    WATSON - A teenager is dead after her car was hit by an 18-wheeler in Livingston parish. Lolene Collyer, 19, died last night from her injuries. State police say she was hit trying to make a left onto LA 1019 in Watson near LA 64. The driver of the truck... more »
  • Boy Scout dies while on camping trip

    June 28, 2015 12:56 PM

    CIMARRON, N.M. - New Mexico State Police say a Boy Scout on a camping trip with his troop has died after he and three other teens were swept away in a flash flood. Sgt. Chad Pierce says eight Boy Scouts, three adult crew leaders and a scout ranger were on... more »
  • New Orleans Police have no evidence linking teenaged deaths

    June 11, 2015 6:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison said there is no evidence connecting the deaths of two young women whose bodies were found on the interstate in New Orleans. NOPD is working with State Police and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in case they find a relationship between the... more »
  • Teen accused of cutting ankle monitor arrested after manhunt

    April 30, 2015 4:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- A teenager accused of cutting off his ankle monitor who has been on the run for more than 24 hours was arrested in eastern New Orleans. Nola.com/The Times-Picayune reports the 16-year-old was found and arrested Wednesday afternoon. New Orleans police and the parish sheriff's office had been searching... more »
  • 3 people arrested after giving Spice to a teenager

    April 22, 2015 3:13 AM

    PORT BARRE- Three people have been arrested after police say they gave synthetic marijuana to a 14-year-old girl. The girl was hospitalized for a bad reaction to the drug. KLFY-TV reports police were called to a house in Port Barre Monday. They found the girl outside vomiting and incoherent. She... more »
  • 17-year-old boy shot, killed during Russian roulette game

    February 16, 2015 11:51 AM

    CARSON, CA - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a 17-year-old boy shot and killed himself early Monday during what they are describing as a game of Russian roulette with other teens. Deputies responding to a call about a gunshot in an unincorporated area between Los Angeles and Carson... more »
  • Teenager faces attempted murder charge

    January 21, 2015 3:27 AM

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

    January 17, 2015 7:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they arrested a teenager after he shot and killed his friend. Police say David Edwards Jr., 17, and his friend Robert Thomas, 16, were playing with a gun. Officials say Edwards shot Thomas in the torso. Thomas died at the hospital. ... more »
  • Jackson police capture man in missing teen case, victim missing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 2, 2014 5:47 AM

    JACKSON, MS - Jackson police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says officers captured 19-year-old Dewayne Thomas about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. She said charges would be filed, but she didn't immediately say what they would be. The... more »
  • More late-night clashes in Ferguson

    August 19, 2014 2:02 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Police and protesters are again in a tense standoff in Ferguson, Missouri, more than a week after an unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a white police officer. Monday night, police used bullhorns to order the crowds to leave, and noisemakers and armored vehicles were... more »
  • Missouri governor calls off Ferguson curfew

    August 18, 2014 2:07 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is lifting a curfew while ordering the National Guard to help restore order in a St. Louis suburb that has seen sometimes violent protests since the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Nixon deployed the Guard Monday following an overnight clash... more »
  • Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

    July 23, 2014 3:39 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The family of an Indiana teenage pilot killed in an ocean plane crash while seeking a world record says he knew his attempt held risks but had trained well for the adventure. Seventeen-year-old Haris Suleman died when his plane crashed after taking off from Pago Pago in American... more »
  • Teen latest victim of New Orleans violence

    July 7, 2014 6:19 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans are investigating the city's latest homicide. A city news release says police responded to a call about gunfire early Monday in the city's Hollygrove neighborhood. The victim, described as an 18-year-old male, was found in the back yard of an abandoned house. He... more »
  • Israel: Jewish attackers suspected in teen death

    July 6, 2014 11:11 AM

    JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities have confirmed they have arrested a number of Jewish suspects in the death of a Palestinian teenager whose death set off violent protests. In a statement, Israeli police said the suspects were arrested early Sunday. Israel's Shin Bet security agency says the suspects remain in custody... more »
  • Teen stowaway speaks about trip, mom

    June 18, 2014 9:23 AM

    SAN JOSE, CA - A teenager who survived a trip to Hawaii as a stowaway in a plane's wheel well says he hopped on the closest flight that was going west and can't believe he survived the journey. Fifteen-year-old Yahye Abdi made his first public comments since his improbable survival... more »
  • Father of teen stowaway says he'll bring son home

    April 27, 2014 6:29 PM

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The father of the teenager who climbed into the wheel well of a jet at the San Jose airport and survived a 5½-hour trip flight to Hawaii says he plans to fly to Hawaii soon to bring his son home to California. Abdulahi Yusuf said in... more »
  • Man charged with sex crime against teen

    November 7, 2013 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies accused a man of molesting a teenager while she was at his home. Investigators said Kenneth Bolden sexually assaulted a 16-year-old female while she was at his house. Detectives said the teenager told her mother, who then called authorities. ... more »
  • Letter allegedly describes teen killing parents

    July 27, 2013 11:19 PM

    MONROE - Authorities hope a graphic jailhouse letter will convince a judge to keep a teenager incarcerated in the shooting deaths of his parents. The letter attributed to Dalton L. Fletcher says he regretted not causing greater suffering in the September 2010 shooting deaths of his parents at their home... more »
  • APSO: Witnesses trapped teen breaking into cars

    May 29, 2013 4:23 PM

    GONZALES - Gonzales residents surrounded and trapped a 16-year-old boy after they said he tried to break into several cars in the area, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's office. Deputies recieved a call Monday night after Gonzales residents saw a man trying to burglarize a number of vehicles... more »
  • Teen arrested on drug charge during jail visit

    May 7, 2013 8:53 AM

    PEARL, Miss.- A Ridgeland teenager has been arrested at the Rankin County prison for allegedly having marijuana while attempting to visit his sister. The Clarion-Ledger reports the 17-year-old was arrested Saturday and charged with possession of marijuana. Investigators say he was initially detained after tobacco slipped out of his pants... more »
  • Sheriff: SC teen offered $5,000 to kill grandma

    February 4, 2013 10:44 AM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Investigators say a South Carolina teen offered to pay his friends $5,000 to kill the grandparents who raised him because they were too strict. Chester County Sheriff's Maj. Bill Murphy said 17-year-old Clayton Watts waited with two friends for his grandparents to come home Tuesday evening, then... more »
  • Walker welcomes teen alderman check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 12, 2012 5:48 PM

    WALKER - Next month, Walker will swear-in their youngest alderman, ever. At just 19-years old, Jonathan Davis is no stranger to politics. He grew up in a Republican household, with two delegates for parents. During high school, Davis worked for the Republican Party, fronted a grassroots organization for... more »
  • Teen charged with setting a child on fire

    April 24, 2012 11:49 AM

    SAVANNAH - A Missouri teenager accused of pouring gasoline on a 10-year-old and setting the child on fire has been charged with first-degree assault. Seventeen-year-old Joseph D. Gardner was charged Monday in Andrew County court. The 10-year-old child suffered first- and second-degree burns on his face, right arm and... more »
  • President calls for shooting investigation

    March 23, 2012 10:16 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is calling the shooting death of an unarmed teenager in Florida a tragedy and says every aspect of the case should be investigated. Mr. Obama was asked about the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin following a White House Rose Garden ceremony. The President says every... more »
  • Sharpton will lead rally in Florida

    March 22, 2012 10:41 AM

    SANFORD - Al Sharpton will lead a rally at a church in Sanford, Florida following the death of a teenager killed by a neighborhood watch captain. 17-year-old Trayvon Martin died last month after he was shot by the watch captain who claimed he acted in self-defense. An investigation... more »
  • Expert: Victim shot 3 times after fatal blast

    July 14, 2011 3:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A forensic pathologist has testified that a teenager gunned down by police on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina was shot at least three times while lying face down on the ground after he was fatally wounded by a shotgun blast to the head. Dr.... more »
  • Man arrested in connection with Craigslist robbery

    December 23, 2010 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A teenager from Baton Rouge is behind bars in connection with four armed robberies, including two people who were trying tried to buy and sell items using the website Craigslist. 17-year-old Rayjaun Martin is charged with four counts of armed robbery. Authorities said on four occasions between... more »
  • Man arrested in beating death of LaPlace girl

    December 8, 2010 5:41 PM

    LAPLACE - Authorities have arrested a 27-year-old man identified as a suspect in the weekend death of a teenage girl in LaPlace. The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office says U.S. Marshals captured Earnest Joseph III Wednesday afternoon in Gulfport, Miss., shortly after St. John Sheriff Wayne Jones announced a warrant... more »
  • Official: FBI tipped off to investigate teenager

    November 27, 2010 1:09 PM

    WASHINGTON - A law enforcement official says federal agents began investigating the suspect in the Christmas tree bombing plot in Portland, Ore., after receiving a tip from someone who was concerned about the teenager. The official tells The Associated Press that Mohamed Osman Mohamud was acting on his own -... more »
  • Teen shot to death on levee in Baton Rouge

    October 3, 2010 9:22 AM

    A teenager was shot to death on the Mississippi River levee in Baton Rouge about an hour before midnight. Baton Rouge Police identified the victim as 17-year-old Darius Augustus. According to police Augustus left a haunted house with a group of friends and was standing on the levee near... more »
  • Monroe teen enters plea in deaths of parents

    September 22, 2010 12:43 PM

    A 15-year-old West Ouachita High School student indicted in the deaths of his parents has pleaded of not guilty by reason of insanity. The News-Star reports the teenager entered his plea Wednesday before state District Judge Daniel Ellender in Monroe. The teen is accused of killing his parents,... more »
  • Indiana teen pleads guilty to brother's strangling

    September 13, 2010 12:53 PM

    An Indiana teenager who police say strangled his 10-year-old brother to satisfy an urge he likened to hunger pleaded guilty to murder charges Monday, a court official said. Andrew Conley, 18, entered his plea as jury selection was to begin for his trial in the small Ohio River town... more »
  • Accident claims Natchitoches Parish teen's life

    August 23, 2010 6:39 AM

    A one-car accident near Campti has claimed the life of a Natchitoches Parish teenager. State police say 14-year-old Colton T. Gourdon of Clarence was not wearing a seatbelt when the car he was riding left the road and hit a tree. Troopers say the 13-year-old driver of the car was... more »
  • Teen killed in Rapides Parish crash

    August 9, 2010 6:24 AM

    State police say a Deville teenager died when his van ran off La. Highway 115 and struck a tree. Newton M. Hooper II was not wearing his seatbelt and was partially ejected. Hooper was pronounced dead at the scene. more »
  • Teen killed in double shooting at club

    August 8, 2010 10:03 AM

    A teenager was killed in a double shooting in the parking lot of a nightclub in St. Francisville. It happened at Gerri's Blues Club near the corner of Solitude Road and Indian Mound Road in St. Francisville, La. around 2 a.m. Sunday. Christopher Blaylock, 22, of Jackson, La. was... more »
  • Teen passenger killed when truck flips near Marion

    August 1, 2010 4:36 PM

    Authorities say a 17-year-old from northern Louisiana was killed when a pickup driven by another teenager crashed. The News Star reports Tyler Ledford of Eros was a passenger in the cab of the truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened about 2:55 a.m. Saturday... more »
  • Teen's body recovered from Miss. River

    July 23, 2010 7:09 AM

    The body of a Tallulah teenager has been sent to the New Orleans Coroner's Office for an autopsy, and officials are still investigating the actual cause of her death. Officials recovered the body of 17-year-old Jacqueline Foster shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Capt. Alan... more »
  • Police: Ohio woman posed as boy to be with girl

    July 8, 2010 11:03 AM

    Police say an Ohio woman pretended to be a 14-year-old boy so she could have a sexual relationship with a teenage girl. Authorities say 31-year-old Patricia Dye used the alias Matt Abrams as the girl's boyfriend, and that the girl did not know Dye was a woman. Dye... more »
  • Nevada teen admits fatal beating of homeless man

    June 30, 2010 1:18 PM

    A Nevada teenager has admitted he fatally beat and stomped a homeless man in Reno after stealing $6 from the victim, along with some beer, cigarettes and a small radio. James Pineda faces 10 years to life in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder in the death... more »
  • Baton Rouge teen dies in crash

    June 27, 2010 11:49 AM

    A teenager from Baton Rouge died when he was thrown from a pickup in a single vehicle crash on LA 1016-2 in Assumption Parish last night. Louisiana State Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. According to police, Taylor C. Hancock,19, of Baton Rouge, was driving the... more »
  • Teen shot by New Orleans police

    June 21, 2010 6:04 AM

    Three New Orleans police officers are on administrative leave after the shooting death of a teenager. Police say officers were responding to a call of shots fired Sunday night when they were directed to a man carrying an assault rifle. Investigators say officers confronted the teen and demanded he drop... more »
  • Man arrested for hit-and-run

    May 31, 2010 6:08 PM

    Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested 43-year-old Lawrence J. Furlow for the hit-and-run of 15-year-old Brent Duet. The teen was riding his bike with a friend on Saturday at 2 a.m. They were on Cannon Road, near Stevens Park, in Gonzales. Duet's grandmother Patricia Butler says he wasn't supposed to... more »
  • Teen killed in Vernon Parish crash

    May 18, 2010 5:04 AM

    State police are investigating a car crash that killed a teenager from Pitkin. It happened around 4:20 p.m. Monday on La. Highway 463 south of Highway 121 in Vernon Parish. Investigators say 16-year-old Brandon J. Thompson went off the roadway, over-corrected, and overturned several times. Thompson was ejected during the... more »
  • Unlicensed teen crashes car into home

    April 25, 2010 12:05 PM

    A 16-year-old unlicensed driver and four teenage passengers crashed into a house in the 1900 block of General Taylor Ave. this morning. Passengers say the driver was trying to show off when he lost control of the vehicle, hit several mailboxes, clipped the side of a house and crashed... more »
  • Deadly hit and run in Opelousas

    March 30, 2010 11:57 AM

    A teenager is dead after a car ran into him while he was riding his bike in Opelousas, then fled the scene of the crash. Police said Tyrell Jenkins was pronounced dead at the scene. They believe the car that hit the teen will have damage to the right... more »
  • Teen survives shooting in Baton Rouge

    March 13, 2010 12:31 PM

    A teenager was shot while walking down the street Friday night. The shooting happened near Boyd and North 24th Street in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police say two houses and one vehicle were also shot. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. ... more »
  • Deputies arrest trio in Greensburg beating death

    March 4, 2010 7:19 AM

    Three men were arrested by the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office in connection with the slaying of a Greensburg man, who was found in a ditch Tuesday morning. Deputies say a passing truck driver spotted the body of Roy Lee Patterson lying in a ditch in the Pine Grove area.... more »
  • 2 teens arrested in Franklin double homicide

    March 3, 2010 8:43 AM

    A 19-year-old and a 16-year-old are accused in the beating deaths of a 75-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man whose bodies were found in their home Feb. 4. Randy Anthony Joseph was booked with the first-degree murders of Audrey Picard and Larry Guillory. The 16-year-old was booked as a juvenile... more »
  • Police: Teen shot after selling soap

    February 4, 2010 5:13 AM

    Lafourche Parish authorities have arrested a Bayou Blue teenager accused of shooting another youth in the head after he was sold soap instead of cocaine. Nineteen-year-old Blaze Bergeron is charged with attempted murder. Investigators say the shooting took place outside a Bayou Blue Bar early Saturday. The victim - a... more »
  • Teen faces pornography, sex charges

    February 3, 2010 6:04 AM

    An Alexandria teenager has been arrested and booked with pornography involving juveniles and carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Police say 17-year-old James Darrell Dearborne Jr. was arrested after the mother of a 14-year-old Alexandria girl reported that he'd had sex with her daughter. Officers say the girl claims she... more »
  • Teen on solo sail around globe to stop in Mexico

    February 1, 2010 5:51 AM

    The 16-year-old Southern California girl attempting to become the youngest person to sail around the world alone says she is stopping in Mexico with power problems. On her blog, Abby Sunderland wrote Saturday she's headed for Cabo San Lucas to add a "new battery or two" because solar panels and... more »
  • Two suspects held without bail in death

    January 20, 2010 6:36 AM

    A state judge has ordered two construction workers suspected in the slaying of a Plaquemine teenager held without bail pending trial. Bail was denied for 25-year-old Channing Paul Touchet and 19-year-old Nicholas Lee Gorring in the Dec. 19 drive-by shooting death of 17-year-old Jamarius Riley. Both men were booked... more »
  • Teen arrested after shooting

    January 14, 2010 11:25 AM

    A teenager was arrested after a shooting in Baton Rouge. It happened Wednesday afternoon in the 14000 block of Azalea Park Avenue. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says the 15-year-old boy shot at two people during a fight. They were not hurt. The teen was booked into juvenile... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Jan. 11

    January 11, 2010 5:36 PM

    A move to cut salt consumption and a lack of sleep among teenagers are discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Family worried about missing teen

    January 6, 2010 5:49 PM

    The aunt of a teenager missing since New Year's Eve is still waiting for her to come home. News 2's Luke Margolis spoke with family members puzzled over this mysterious disappearance. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Dec. 24

    December 24, 2009 9:06 PM

    The link between marijuana use and mood and a new hospital superbug are discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Teen arrested for threatening to shoot up school

    November 12, 2009 11:35 AM

    A 16-year-old boy was arrested at Northeast High in Baton Rouge, accused of threatening to shoot up the school. Investigators say the eighth grader made the threat to his teacher Monday. He didn't attend class Tuesday or Wednesday and was arrested Thursday when he arrived at school. The student is... more »
  • Teen pleads innocent in killings

    November 10, 2009 7:37 AM

    A Baton Rouge teenager accused of shooting a woman and her son with an assault rifle has pleaded not guilty to two counts of second-degree murder. 17-year-old Derrick George Gordy is charged in the Sept. 30 shooting deaths of 40-year-old Patricia Aldridge and 21-year-old Ronald Thacker Jr. Jay Winters, who... more »
  • Camp Minden lawsuit settled

    October 26, 2009 6:03 AM

    The parents of Bradley Millet who say he was abused at a Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge facility last year have reached a $95,000 settlement. Lawyers say Millet was put in a small cubicle in a building called "the hole", dehydrated, and left in his own vomit and waste for... more »
  • Teenager killed in car crash

    October 12, 2009 11:47 AM

    A 13-year-old girl is dead after a car crash in Livingston Parish. State Police say Alyica Owens, of Holden, died after the car she was riding in ran off the road and hit a tree. It happened near the intersection of La. 441 and La. 1036. Owens was trapped in... more »
  • Shooting in Baton Rouge kills one teen

    October 6, 2009 5:05 AM

    The Baton Rouge Police Department is looking for the person who killed a 16 year old male at 5300 Cadillac Street around 11 p.m. last night. Police found the teen laying in the middle of the street. He was taken to a hospital where he later died. Police do not... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Sept. 22

    September 22, 2009 5:33 PM

    How mood can affect acne, an abuse-resistant form of OxyContin, and Alzheimer's Disease are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Teen Killed In Crash

    September 8, 2009 8:58 AM

    East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies say 17-year-old Allison Miller was killed when her vehicle flipped and struck a tree. Investigators say Miller was dead when deputies arrived at the crash site at on Tiger Bend Road about 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Deputies say Miller's vehicle appeared to have left the... more »

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