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  • Neighborhood appalled at latest shooting

    March 26, 2015 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for answers after a woman was found shot in a Baton Rouge auto body store parking lot Thursday. Investigators identified the victim as Jemina Williams, 34. She was shot multiple times. Investigators believe the shooting happened around 8 a.m. in the 2600 block... more »
  • Ascension Parish offers haven for fire victims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 6, 2015 3:53 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - One special house in Ascension Parish gives victims of fires a place to live after disaster strikes. Along Highway 621 in Prairieville the Ascension Fire House helps fire victims begin the road to recovery. In the past five years nearly two dozen families have used the house... more »
  • Victim in multi-vehicle wreck dies

    March 2, 2015 3:27 PM

    GONZALES - Police said one of five people hurt in a wreck in Gonzales last month has died. Gonzales PD said Joey McClendon died Saturday from the injuries he sustained in the Feb. 15 wreck. Police said on that day an SUV collided with a car carrying four... more »
  • Baton Rouge man gunned down in front of house

    March 1, 2015 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who knew Eddie Simon Jr., 24, are in shock after hearing of his murder. The shooting happened close to 2:00 am Sunday morning, in the 2800 block of 73rd street. Police said officers originally responded to the location for a traffic crash, but discovered... more »
  • Victim identified in early morning shooting

    March 1, 2015 11:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the victim who was found shot dead in his front yard early Sunday morning. Police identified the victim as 24-year-old Eddie Simon Jr. who was found with a gun wound to his head on 2800 73rd Ave. around 1:45 a.m. Authorities were originally dispatched... more »
  • Cops: Selfie Shows Teen Victim Dead in Chair, Shot in Face

    February 9, 2015 2:30 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Investigators say a 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy charged with killing another teen sent a third boy a selfie that also showed the victim shot in the face and sitting in a chair in the background. The family of the suspect, Maxwell Morton, says he doesn't have an attorney, and... more »
  • Victim speaks out after former LSU football player shoots her check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 4:35 PM

    PORT ALLEN- The woman who was shot in the head by a former LSU Football player, spoke out for the first time since the shooting in September of 2011. Former tight end Demetri Robinson was convicted of attempted murder for shooting Tanesha Duncan in the head. He also fired... more »
  • Activists to talk ending violence, help for grieving mothers check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 28, 2015 6:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Community activists from Baton Rouge will gather Friday with a specific message: start the dialogue, stop the violence and stop the tears. Arthur 'Silky Slim' Reed joined us on 2une In to talk about "A Mother's Cry". "The cry of every mother is definitely the... more »
  • Bodies of 4 Jewish victims of Paris attack arrive in Israel

    January 13, 2015 1:58 AM

    JERUSALEM, Israel - The bodies of four Jewish victims of a Paris terror attack on a kosher supermarket have arrived in Israel for burial. The bodies were brought by plane that landed early Tuesday morning at Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport outside of Tel Aviv. The burial was to take... more »
  • Fundraising for fire victims as school reopens

    November 12, 2014 5:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Fundraising efforts are under way for family members of three children and two adults killed in a New Orleans house fire. Meanwhile, grief counselors were set to be on hand as classes resumed Wednesday at Andrew H. Wilson Charter School. Three of the school's students died in... more »
  • Witness tried to help shooting victim Play Video

    October 29, 2014 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman who tried to help the victim in a deadly shooting overnight in Baton Rouge said she couldn't sleep after seeing the teen suffer. "For him to just be spitting up blood like that, it just scared me," said Renee Allen, who asked WBRZ not... more »
  • Hospital: Teen wounded in school shooting dies check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 27, 2014 2:00 AM

    MARYSVILLE, WA - One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising the number of fatalities from when a student opened fire in a cafeteria to three. Officials at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett said 14-year-old Gia Soriano died Sunday night. Another girl was... more »
  • Police: Second shooting in Port Allen this week

    August 16, 2014 6:09 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Port Allen police are investigating the second shooting this week in the city. Details are limited, but witnesses tell News 2 the shooting started on 14th street and ended up on Franklin Street near Rosedale Road. Neighbors say one person was shot in the leg.... more »
  • Father describes shooting intruder check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 6, 2014 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father in Baton Rouge who police said shot an intruder in his daughter's home said if he found himself in the same situation, he'd do the same thing all over again. "It had to be me or him. So, it had to be him instead... more »
  • STAR speaks out defending 'Tinder' rape victim check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2014 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An alleged rape in Baton Rouge this past weekend has a victim advocate organization speaking out in the victim's defense. Jacob Witz, 22, was booked on a count of forcible rape Saturday. He was accused of attacking a woman after meeting her on Tinder, a social-dating... more »
  • Jets carrying Malaysia victims' bodies arrives in Netherlands

    July 23, 2014 9:24 AM

    KHARKIV, Ukraine - Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have landed in the southern city of Eindhoven. Six days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over the battlefields of eastern Ukraine, the first bodies finally arrived Wednesday in... more »
  • Victim identified in Greenwell Springs murder

    June 11, 2014 1:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police have identified the victim of a deadly overnight shooting in Baton Rouge. 51 year-old Earl Wade was found dead in a car around 3 a.m. in the 9400 block of Greenwell Springs Road. No word yet on a motive, or who may be responsible for... more »
  • Abuse victims' leader: Pope's meeting a 'gesture'

    May 27, 2014 2:12 AM

    A plan by Pope Francis to meet with a group of sex abuse victims is being criticized by the head of a victims' group as "another gesture" that could prove meaningless. The meeting, announced on Monday, will mark the first such encounter for the pope, who's been criticized by victims... more »
  • Police ID victim in deadly shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 3, 2014 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man shot and killed on North 35th Street in Baton Rouge Wednesday night. Cpl. Don Coppola said Travis Mitchell, 25, died after being shot in the face and the side. Police responded to a shots fired call just before... more »
  • Victim identified in car crash on I-110

    February 17, 2014 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The victim of a car crash on I-110 in Baton Rouge Sunday night, has been identified. Police say 21 year-old Cherie Bonner was a passenger in a car headed south on I-110, when it went off the road in the I-110 curve near the Scenic Highway overpass... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 31, 2014 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities identified the victim of a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge. Police said they found Michael Rogers, 52, shot to death in a shed around 9:45 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of West McKinley Street. They said Rogers, who was homeless, lived in the... 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 »
  • Thieves strike in broad daylight check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 23, 2013 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman stumbled upon a group of thugs burglarizing her house Wednesday afternoon. The victim, Phi Troung, said she does not feel safe anymore. She asked, "It just feels like, 'where are we safe in our city?'" Troung said she pulled into her garage on Estates... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly stabbing

    September 23, 2013 3:16 PM

    Baton Rouge- Police have identified the victim of a deadly stabbing in Baton Rouge. It happened Monday morning around 5:50 a.m. in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue. Police say 42 year-old Gary Terell Murphy was found by his roommate lying in his backyard with multiple stab wounds.... more »
  • Family identifies teen drowning victim check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 31, 2013 11:58 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Family members identified the boy who drowned at the Cajun Lagoon water park as 14-year-old Nick Kissner of Port Allen. His father John Kissner told News 2 he was outraged lifeguards didn't notice sooner that his son, whom he said could swim, was in trouble in... more »
  • Police ID man found shot and killed this morning check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 4, 2013 3:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the man they said was found shot and killed on Ford Street in Baton Rouge this morning. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the body of Ron Derosin, 43, was found in the yard of a home in the 6200 block of Ford Street around 9... more »
  • Chimp attack victim denied $150M lawsuit

    June 14, 2013 2:23 PM

    HARTFORD- A Connecticut woman disfigured in a chimpanzee attack has been denied permission to sue the state. Charla Nash's family sought permission to sue the state of Connecticut for $150 million but was denied by state Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr. The state is immune from lawsuits unless... more »
  • LSP identify man killed in chemical plant explosion

    June 13, 2013 4:58 PM

    GEISMAR - State Police released the name of the person killed in today's chemical plant explosion in Geismar. Troopers said Zachary Green, 29, of Hammond was found dead at the Williams Olefins plant after an explosion this morning around 8:30 a.m. The state Department of Health and Hospitals... more »
  • Victim, suspect identified in Denham Springs murder

    June 3, 2013 2:19 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies identified the victim of a deadly shooting in Livingston Parish this weekend. Investigators arrested Wayne Matherne, 65, of Denham Springs after they said he shot and killed William Mixon, 65, of Baton Rouge Sunday night. Deputies said they were called to Caraway Road... more »
  • BR Police make arrest in Mother's Day murder

    May 30, 2013 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police arrested a man, accused of killing a mother on Mother's Day. Carlos Thomas, 37, is charged with first degree murder. Amanda McCullough, 31, was found dead on Iowa Street. Police said McCullough had a restraining order placed on Thomas, whose DNA was found at the... more »
  • Official: 2nd person killed by Oklahoma tornado

    May 20, 2013 1:16 PM

    SHAWNEE, Okla. - A tornado that slammed into Oklahoma yesterday is now blamed for two deaths. Authorities say two men in their 70s have been found dead in or near a mobile home park outside of Shawnee, southeast of Oklahoma City. At least 39 people throughout Oklahoma were injured. And... more »
  • BRPD identify man shot and killed on Provost

    May 2, 2013 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man they said was shot and killed while riding in a vehicle last night in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Jarmayne Jackson, 20 died after the shooting on Provost around 10 p.m. Wednesday night. Stubbs said Jackson and another 20-year-old man... more »
  • Dad of Boston bombing victim, 8, asks for prayers

    April 16, 2013 1:34 PM

    BOSTON - The father of the 8-year-old boy who perished in the Boston Marathon bombings is thanking family, friends and strangers for their support following his son's death. Bill Richard released a statement Tuesday afternoon about his son Martin's death. He says his wife, Denise, and 6-year-old daughter Jane also... more »
  • Gunshot victim shows up at EKL emergency room

    April 12, 2013 8:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting that sent a man to the hospital with an injury Thursday night. Police say the victim showed up at Earl K. Long Hospital on Airline Hwy. at 10:22p.m. in a private vehicle. They say the man was shot while driving... more »
  • Victim identified in E. Washington shooting

    April 10, 2013 9:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have released the name of the man who was shot dead Tuesday while sitting on his porch in Old South Baton Rouge. 23-year-old Emanuel Hicks died from multiple gun shot wounds. It happened just after 8 p.m. in 200 block of E. Washington St.... more »
  • Police release name of dead shooting victim

    March 15, 2013 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of the man who died after a shooting last night in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Christopher Fountain, 29, died from injuries sustained in the shooting Thursday night. McKneely said two other people wounded in the shooting, ages 47 and... more »
  • Coroner: Lion's victim died quickly of broken neck

    March 7, 2013 5:37 PM

    DUNLAP, Calif. - Central California officials say the 24-year-old victim of a fatal lion attack died quickly of a broken neck. Fresno County Coroner David Hadden says Dianna Hanson was already dead when the 550-pound lion was tossing her body about its enclosure shortly after the Wednesday afternoon attack. Hadden... more »
  • Victim in deadly shooting identified

    March 1, 2013 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of the man found shot and killed in an SUV in Baton Rouge earlier this week. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Tivon Tarvin, 34, was shot and killed while sitting in the driver's seat of the vehicle. McKneely said it happened around... more »
  • Driver killed in morning interstate wreck identified

    February 18, 2013 3:17 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police identified a man killed today in a wreck on I-12 near Juban Road in Livingston Parish. Denham Springs Police said Melvin Beecham, 37, of Baton Rouge died at the scene of the wreck, which happened just after midnight. Investigators said Beecham was driving a... more »
  • Carjacking victim says fugitive ex-cop was calm

    February 13, 2013 4:58 PM

    BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. - Rick Heltebrake says he instantly recognized the man who carjacked his truck as Christopher Dorner and says the man was calm and didn't want to hurt him. Heltebrake says he was on a road near Big Bear Lake yesterday when Dorner emerged from a grove... more »
  • Victim identified in Pearl River explosion

    February 11, 2013 3:24 PM

    PEARL RIVER- The victim of an explosion Sunday evening near Pearl River has been identified. Authorities in St. Tammany Parish say 19 year-old Thomas James Rinkus Jr. was killed when a homemade explosive device detonated unexpectedly. They say Rinkus and a 17 year-old, who was injured, were at... more »
  • Murder victim had restraining order on another man check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 14, 2013 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- News 2 discovered a man who was shot and killed after answering his door in Baton Rouge had a restraining order against another man. Court documents show a restraining order was filed in 2010 and was dismissed three months later. We are not naming the man listed... more »
  • Victim's father's outburst ends Colorado court hearing

    January 11, 2013 3:13 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo.- The father of one of the victims of the Colorado movie theater shootings is promising there will be no more outbursts. Steve Hernandez apologized to the judge today, after shouting during a hearing today that accused gunman James Holmes should "rot in Hell." Hernandez was the father of... more »
  • Police: man died after being shot in car, driving away

    January 10, 2013 9:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police said a man was shot in a parking lot and was able to drive about a block before he crashed and died. The victim's name was not released. The man was shot in a parking lot in the 5700 block of Hollywood Street, sped away, and... more »
  • One killed in Baton Rouge shooting, crash

    January 10, 2013 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a deadly shooting and crash in Baton Rouge this evening. It happened near McCleland and Hollywood around 5 p.m. Authorities on the scene confirmed one person in a wrecked vehicle was dead. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the victim was shot in a... more »
  • India's top cop calls for rape crackdown

    January 4, 2013 7:02 AM

    NEW DELHI - India's top law enforcement official says the nation needs to crack down on crimes against women with "an iron hand" if it is to prevent rapes and other attacks. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde spoke today at a conference of state officials from across India that was... more »
  • Victim shoots robber in stomach in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 12, 2012 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man who ran out of gas in Baton Rouge turned the tables on two teens who tried to take advantage of his misfortune overnight, according to police. It happened in the 2400 block of North Acadian Thruway. Investigators said two teens walked up to a stranded... more »
  • Missing shooting victim's body found in canal

    December 6, 2012 12:43 PM

    BELLE ROSE - Fishermen found the body of a missing shooting victim last night, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the body of Tony Rodriguez Jr. was found last night by fishermen in a canal off Myles Road in Iberville Parish. He appeared to... more »
  • Deputies searching for missing shooting victim

    December 5, 2012 10:38 AM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help today finding an alleged shooting victim in Assumption Parish. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said Tony Rodriguez Jr., 23, is missing after he was possibly shot during a robbery yesterday. The sheriff said deputies were called by someone who said... more »
  • Troopers look for car damaged in fatal hit-and-run

    November 12, 2012 10:21 AM

    ROBERT, La. - Louisiana State Police are looking for a car damaged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 58-year-old bicyclist in Robert. The victim's name was being withheld until police can reach his family. Trooper Nick Manale said the man was from Hammond. Manale said the man was... more »
  • One killed in Ga. megachurch shooting

    October 24, 2012 10:33 AM

    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - Police are searching for the man suspected of opening fire inside a Georgia megachurch, killing one. The shooting happened just before 10 a.m. Wednesday at World Changers Church International, which is led by the Rev. Creflo Dollar. Fulton County Police Cpl. Kay Lester tells The Associated... more »
  • 4th victim found in Fla. garage collapse

    October 15, 2012 4:21 PM

    MIAMI - Authorities have found the body of a fourth victim in the rubble of a parking garage that partially collapsed last week at a Florida college. Miami-Dade County police said Monday the man's body is deep in the unstable rubble and may take several days to remove. Investigators believe... more »
  • Theater shooting victim featured in TV ad

    October 1, 2012 2:52 PM

    DENVER - A man wounded in the shootings at a suburban Denver movie theater is appearing in an ad aimed at getting voters' attention before the first presidential debate. Stephen Barton was among the 58 people injured in the July 20 attack in Aurora that also killed 12 people.... more »
  • Colorado theater shooting victim fights through rehab check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 14, 2012 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Bonnie Kate Pourciau's life was altered forever on July 20th, when she was shot in the knee during a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater. Pourciau was quickly rushed to the hospital where dozens of doctors helped save her leg, but her recovery process will take... more »
  • La. gas worker dies of burns from motel fire

    September 11, 2012 2:08 PM

    WILSONBURG, W.Va. - Authorities say a Louisiana man has died of burns he suffered during a weekend motel fire in West Virginia. Harrison County Sheriff Albert Marano identified the victim as 21-year-old Dustin McCellen of Winnsboro. Media outlets report that McCellen was an oil and gas industry worker... more »
  • Police identify Convention shooting victim

    August 21, 2012 8:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man found shot to death in a Baton Rouge vacant lot early this morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said police found Otis Deon Kinchen, 36, in the 1200 block of Convention Street around 1:30 a.m. McKneely said officers responded to... more »
  • Victim identified in Curtis Street shooting

    August 17, 2012 3:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have identified the victim in shooting on Curtis Street last night. Cpl. L'Jean Mckneely said Ty Porter, 18, was found shot multiple times in a driveway just before midnight Thursday in the 1800 block of Curtis St. The shooting is still under... more »
  • Shelley Street shooting victim dies

    August 16, 2012 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 22-year-old man shot in the head Tuesday night in Baton Rouge has died. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs of the Baton Rouge Police Department identified Dandre Robertson as the victim. Lee Michael Williams, 24, was arrested in connection with the shooting. Police say Williams shot Robertson in... more »
  • Victim recalls late-night home invasion

    August 14, 2012 6:05 PM

    ST. AMANT- A woman on Church Point Road is counting her blessings after an intruder held her at gunpoint and made off with cash last Friday night. The woman, who did not want to be identified, was watching TV with her husband asleep in the next room when she... more »
  • Police release name of Ritterman shooting victim

    August 9, 2012 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the man shot to death last night on Baton Rouge's Ritterman Street. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Derrick Alexander, 35, was found shot to death near 5315 Ritterman. Police received the call around 8:55 p.m. and said when they arrived they found Alexander lying... more »
  • Mom of girl killed in shooting will be paralyzed

    July 30, 2012 5:13 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A family member says the woman who lost her 6-year-old daughter in the Aurora theater shooting and suffered a miscarriage is expected to be paralyzed as a result of her injuries. Mary Ellen Hansen says doctors still hope her niece, Ashley Moser, will have use of her... more »
  • Teen wounded in movie shooting headed home

    July 26, 2012 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Bonnie Kate Pourciau, a Baton Rouge teen wounded during the deadly movie theater shooting in Colorado, is on her way back home. Pourciau went through multiple surgeries since she was shot in the leg at the premiere of the new Batman movie in Aurora, Colo. last... more »
  • Family of BR movie shooting victim "encouraged" after surgery

    July 20, 2012 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of a Baton Rouge teen injured in the shooting at a Colorado movie theater last night sent out a statement saying signs after her surgery are "encouraging". The statement from the family of Bonnie Kate Pourciau, 18, also asked for privacy in the wake... more »
  • Government Street murder second for family check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 10, 2012 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A family is reeling after a second member was murdered in less than three weeks. Muntaser Zarrouq, 32, was shot and killed in front of Jim and Lu's Food Mart on Government Street just after 8 p.m. Monday night. His cousin, Zaharan Abuawwad, was killed in June... more »
  • Man identified in North Baton Rouge shooting

    June 30, 2012 9:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police identified the man killed behind an apartment complext as 37-year-old Columbus Milligan III. Milligan was found shot to death late Friday on the 4200 block of Mohican-Prescott in Baton Rouge, according to BRPD Cpt. Elton Brown. Brown says officers located the body... more »
  • Police release name of man found shot in tire store

    June 20, 2012 10:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the man found shot to death last night at a Baton Rouge tire shop, and said robbery appears to be the motive. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Zaharan Abu Awwad, 20, was killed during the robbery at the Discount Tire store on Plank Road. ... more »
  • Murder-suicide victims both filed restraining orders

    June 8, 2012 2:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Both victims in a murder-suicide this morning in Baton Rouge sought restraining orders aginst the other, according to court records. Investigators said Rouche Coleman, 38, broke into the home of his estranged wife, 35-year-old Kesia Coleman, early this morning. Deputies said Rouche shot and killed Kesia,... more »
  • One shot, killed in Baton Rouge

    June 5, 2012 1:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person is dead after a shooting near downtown Baton Rouge. It happened just after Noon in the 1100 block of S. 10th near Myrtle. Police say the shooter walked up to 21 year-old Telly Heard, shot him to death, then took off in a... more »
  • BRPD: Shooting victim was pregnant, baby survives

    June 1, 2012 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman found shot and in critical condition earlier this week died today, but the child she was six months pregnant with survived. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Allison Brue, 31, was removed from life support earlier today. She was found shot in the... more »
  • Murder victim identified

    May 23, 2012 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police today are looking for the gunman who shot and killed a man last night. The shooting happened in the 900 block of N. 31st St at Gracie. The dead man has been identified as Jeremy McKenzie, 26, of 12205 La Margie Ave.... more »
  • EBRSO: Downed trees, power lines hinder rescue efforts

    March 21, 2012 10:39 AM

    UPDATE - Emergency workers said the man had a medical condition unrelated to the storm and was not electrocuted. They were able to reach him and take him to a hospital. BATON ROUGE - Emergency officials said storm damage is preventing them from getting to a person reportedly electrocuted... more »
  • Police identify victim of early morning crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 19, 2012 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the person who died in a fiery vehicle wreck in Baton Rouge overnight. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs with Baton Rouge Police said Alfredo Moreno, 21, lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree in the 1500 block of N. Ardenwood Dr. around 2:20 a.m.... more »
  • Victim found shot in vehicle overnight

    March 5, 2012 6:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting in Baton Rouge that left one person fighting for their life. It happened just after 1 a.m. Monday in the 1700 block of Columbus Dunn. Officers discovered the male victim with a gun shot wound inside a vehicle on the... more »
  • Victim identified in Iberville Parish car crash

    February 13, 2012 2:18 PM

    ROSEDALE, La. - Iberville Parish sheriff's deputies say a single-car crash Monday morning, has claimed the life of a Mississippi man. The crash happened on La. Highway 77 outside of Rosedale. Authorities say Jeffrey Preston Jr., of Gulfport, drove his pickup head-on into a tree. He died... more »
  • FEMA to waive Katrina victim debts

    February 8, 2012 9:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is implementing a plan to waive debts for thousands of victims of Hurricane Katrina and other disasters. An aide to Sen. Mary Landrieu who has been briefed by FEMA said the agency will mail out roughly 90,000 letters next week to inform... more »
  • UPDATE: Victim identified in Calion Dr. murder

    February 2, 2012 2:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies have identified the man killed in a late night shooting in the Glen Oaks area. Officials discovered the body of 19-year-old Ira Bennett, Jr. in the 6000 block of Calion Drive around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies say two males who reportedly knew Bennett shot... more »
  • BRPD: Fake cable workers burglarizing homes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 13, 2012 1:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge detectives need your help tracking down two thieves who reportedly impersonate fiber optic cable workers or Entergy workers, then steal from the homes they visit. One suspect is described as a 25 to 35-year-old white male weighing 160 to 170 lbs. wearing a worn... more »
  • BRPD: Shooting victim drives himself to help

    January 3, 2012 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting in Baton Rouge where a suspect shot a man several times while the victim was inside or next to his car. Detectives say the victim, Toney Banks, 43, was shot in the 6100 block of Blackberry around 2:00 this afternoon, and... more »
  • Victim identified in Brookstown Ave. shooting

    December 30, 2011 2:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are searching for the gunman in a deadly shooting on East Brookstown Ave. Police say 30-year-old Danny Brown was found lying on the side of the roadway last night around 8:00 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers... more »

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