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  • 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 »

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