73°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As threats

Tagged News

  • Man pleads guilty to mailing threats to government offices

    March 15, 2017 4:56 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to sending threatening letters to government offices, including one addressed to Gov. John Bel Edwards. Federal prosecutors say 33-year-old Kyle Dore, of New Iberia, sent white powder in four of the nine letters that he mailed in December 2015 and January 2016.... more »
  • Graffiti threatens 'Sandy Hook 2017' at East Jefferson High

    March 8, 2017 1:24 PM

    METAIRIE - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating spray-painted threats that appeared at East Jefferson High School Wednesday morning. Graffiti reading "#Sandyhook2017" and "Shooting the school up - Crazy white boy" were found on walls of the school as students arrived for class. Classes were not canceled,... more »
  • Man accused of threats to congressman's staff due in court

    March 6, 2017 7:47 AM

    ATLANTA - An Atlanta man accused of threatening the staff of U.S. Rep. John Lewis is set to appear in court for a hearing to decide whether he'll continue to be held in custody. The detention hearing for 42-year-old Dante Antoine Rosser is set for 11 a.m. Monday in Atlanta.... more »
  • Arrest made in national threats to Jewish community centers

    March 3, 2017 10:17 AM

    NEW YORK - An arrest has been made in connection with threats made to at least eight Jewish community centers nationwide and the Anti-Defamation League's headquarters in New York City. Federal authorities in New York said Friday that Juan Thompson has been arrested. According to a complaint, the threats were... more »
  • Man arrested for threatening to blow up building in Houma

    January 11, 2017 6:38 PM

    HOUMA – A man wanted for making threats to blow up a building in Houma was arrested, according to Louisiana State Police. Daniel Neville, 54, was arrested on charges of disturbing the peace, communicating false information of planned arson along with entry and remaining where forbidden. On Nov. 3,... more »
  • China's Xinjiang tightening border amid terrorist threats

    January 9, 2017 10:10 PM

    BEIJING - China says it is tightening border controls in its northwestern Xinjiang region amid rising terrorism threats. State media reported Tuesday that Xinjiang's governor Shohrat Zakir made the pledge in a speech at the region's main annual political meeting on Monday. Zakir said increased measures taken in the last... more »
  • High school student arrested for threats

    December 12, 2016 10:09 AM

    BENTON - A 14-year-old boy has been arrested, accused of terrorizing after he allegedly wrote statements that implied violence against other students at his school. Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington says the Parkway High School student initially gave another student a letter with threatening comments against other students. That student... more »
  • East Feliciana schools to dismiss early due to severe weather approaching

    November 28, 2016 12:58 PM

    EAST FELICIANA – School officials have announced that East Feliciana parish schools will be dismissed earlier today due to severe weather approaching. Officials say that schools will dismiss at 2:15 p.m. instead of 3:15 p.m. There are currently two severe weather threats . The first first is expected for Monday... more »
  • Ahead of 9/11 anniversary, US makes note of global threats

    September 10, 2016 10:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - Ahead of Sunday's 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the State Department is reminding U.S. citizens about threats around the world and urging Americans to be vigilant about their personal security. The department's latest worldwide caution says "current information suggests that terrorist groups continue to plan attacks... more »
  • Man arrested for threatening St. Charles officers on social media

    July 20, 2016 12:14 PM

    HAHNVILLE- One man is behind bars Wednesday after investigators say he posted on social media threatening police officers. According to a WWLTV report , St. Charles Parish Sherrif's Office charged Victor Pablo with terrorizing and threatening a public official. Deputies say Pablo posted a threat on social media,... more »
  • Alexandria student accused of threats involving school prom

    April 26, 2016 9:19 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - A Louisiana high school student is facing three charges, including terrorizing, following an investigation of threats made on social media about a potential incident at the school prom. The Town Talk reports the 17-year-old, who lives in Alexandria, was arrested by Rapides Parish sheriff's detectives over the weekend... more »
  • Donald Trump's sister, like son, receives threatening letter

    March 20, 2016 9:40 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - A threatening letter has been sent to Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's sister, who's a judge in Philadelphia. The letter was sent to Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, who sits on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. The FBI said Sunday it's "aware of the... more »
  • Man survives shooting that may have escalated from Facebook threats Play Video

    January 3, 2016 8:47 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Twenty-two year old Deontrel Street is thankful he's alive after being shot in his right shoulder Saturday afternoon. "My arm gave out on me. I was bleeding bad," Street said. According to Plaquemine Police, 25-year-old Evan Franklin showed up to Street's home one day after the... more »
  • Man arrested, connected to video vowing to kill Quebec Arabs

    November 18, 2015 11:40 AM

    MONTREAL - Montreal police have arrested a man in connection with a video posted on YouTube showing someone threatening to kill an Arab person in Quebec every week. Police spokesman Andre Leclerc says the man was arrested Wednesday morning. The person in the video brandishes what looks like... more »
  • Catholic Charities received death threats over refugee Play Video

    November 17, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Catholic Charities told WBRZ Tuesday the organization received threats, including death threats, over efforts to help resettle a Syrian refugee in the Baton Rouge area earlier this summer. Louisiana State Police and Catholic Charities discussed the threats during an impromptu news conference Tuesday evening. "A... 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 »
  • Teen arrested at Broadmoor HS, accused of threats

    August 14, 2015 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a 16-year-old student at Broadmoor High School Friday morning and accused him of making threats against the school. An East Baton Rouge Parish Schools spokesperson said the teen threatened his teacher and made terrorizing threats against the school, which is when sheriff's deputies... more »
  • Arrested man threatens deputies, Obama, government

    February 4, 2015 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested and East Baton Rouge man Tuesday night after investigators said he directed a stream of obscene, threatening language at law enforcement which included threats of physical violence, bombings and arson. Niles Clay, 52, was arrested and charged with improper telephone communication, communicating false... more »
  • Texas theater schedules showing of 'Team America'

    December 18, 2014 5:17 PM

    RICHARDSON, TX - If it's a comedy featuring a North Korean leader that moviegoers want, that's what they'll get. After Sony canceled the release of "The Interview," which depicts a hapless assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a Dallas-area theater pledged to screen "Team America: World Police,"... more »
  • Sony hackers make ominous threats

    December 16, 2014 2:57 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace are making ominous threats against movie theaters showing the Sony Pictures film "The Interview." The threats make reference to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "The Interview" is a comedy in which Seth Rogen and James Franco star as TV journalists involved in... more »
  • Supreme Court considers Facebook threats case

    December 1, 2014 11:32 AM

    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices are vigorously debating the Digital Age question of where the line should be drawn between free speech and illegal threats. The case argued Monday involves a Pennsylvania man convicted of making violent threats after he posted Facebook rants about killing his estranged wife, harming law... more »
  • Man arrested near BRCC for shooting spree threats Play Video

    August 27, 2014 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is locked up after threatening to go on a shooting spree near the Baton Rouge Community College campus Wednesday morning. Baton Rouge Police say 27-year-old Damien McCray of Baton Rouge said he was going to shoot 70 people while he was just... more »
  • Report: US spies on prominent Muslim-Americans

    July 9, 2014 10:26 AM

    WASHINGTON - A media account reports that the National Security Agency and the FBI covertly scanned the emails of five prominent Muslim-Americans under the government's secret surveillance program aimed at foreign terrorists and other national security threats. The report in The Intercept, an online magazine, said the targets included an... more »
  • All clear given at Zachary High after rumored threat

    February 22, 2013 10:11 AM

    ZACHARY - Law enforcement officials responded to Zachary High School this morning, after rumors surfaced yesterday about a possible threat to the campus. Zachary Police Chief David McDavid says extra officers and East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies went to the school this morning "out of an abundance of caution,"... more »
  • EBR Schools monitoring social media Play Video

    February 20, 2013 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Social media has changed the way many people interact on a daily basis. Sites like Facebook and Twitter is a great tool for communication, but it can also act as a gateway for cyberbullying and threats. This week, police arrested 18-year-old Kyle Blackburn after they said... more »
  • Authorities discuss Super Bowl security

    January 30, 2013 1:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The FBI says no credible threats of terrorist activity have been reported as New Orleans prepares for Sunday's Super Bowl. The head of the New Orleans FBI office and other federal authorities, led by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, discussed security precautions at a news conference Wednesday.... more »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days