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  • 13 arrested in pro and anti-Trump rallies Play Video

    April 15, 2017 4:41 PM

    BERKELEY, Calif. - Berkeley police say 13 people have been arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley. They say demonstrators left Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park and are blocking several streets in the... more »
  • Sudden disappearance of memorial bewilders community Play Video

    April 9, 2017 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The disappearance of a heart-shaped memorial caused a fair share of confusion and panic on Sunday. Doris Wells and Barbara Johnson wanted to remember their relatives who were killed by gun violence at the heart-shaped memorial that was placed near a local church. But they arrived... more »
  • Trump: No tolerance for violence against police

    February 8, 2017 10:37 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is promising "zero tolerance" for violence against law enforcement officers. He tells a group of police chiefs that his administration will give their departments the resources to recruit and retain officers. Trump also says "no one in America should be punished" simply for growing up... more »
  • Gunman dies a day after shooting self, killing girlfriend in New Roads Play Video

    February 6, 2017 5:11 PM

    NEW ROADS- The gunman who shot and killed a woman in New Roads Monday afternoon before shooting himself has died, sources said a day after the violence. The shooting happened at a home in the 1000 block of St. Mary's Street. At the time, sources told WBRZ, Isaac Maloid... more »
  • Police clash with protesters following Trump inauguration

    January 20, 2017 8:43 PM

    WASHINGTON - Protesters and an Associated Press photographer say police fired rubber projectiles at them during demonstrations against President Donald Trump in downtown Washington. An AP photographer says he was hit three times by projectiles - once on his left shin and twice on his right - while covering demonstrations... more »
  • Violent Baton Rouge drug dealer sentenced to 21 years in prison

    January 12, 2017 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal grand jury sentenced a violent drug dealer to 21 years in prison Wednesday for a litany of crimes. Myron Hart, 39, of Baker Louisiana, was faced with significant drug trafficking, racketeering, firearm, and conspiracy charges. This includes allegations of a murder plot, threats to... more »
  • Man turns himself in following fatal domestic violence shooting

    December 5, 2016 1:14 PM

    HAMMOND – One man that was involved in a domestic violence shooting that left one person dead has turned himself in to the Hammond Police Department. Police were looking for 25-year-old Martin Haynes on Monday. He was wanted for second degree murder and obstruction of justice. The police department... more »
  • Suspect in fatal shooting of Tacoma officer dead

    December 1, 2016 7:49 AM

    SEATTLE - Authorities say the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Tacoma, Washington, police officer has been shot and killed by officers after a lengthy barricade situation. Pierce County Sheriff's Department spokesman Ed Troyer says the suspect was shot at approximately 3:30 a.m. Thursday, ending an 11-hour standoff. The... more »
  • Escaped inmate had violent past; Accused in 2012 murder

    October 13, 2016 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One of two men who managed to escape their work release job Thursday has a violent past that includes being connected to a murder in Louisiana's Cajun country, the WBRZ Investigative Unit learned. Elwood Billiot, 33, was serving time for domestic abuse battery charges when he... more »
  • 22-year-old charged with Garden District rape and robbery

    May 7, 2016 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in a Garden District home invasion and rape, police sources told the WBRZ Investigative Unit Saturday morning. A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson confirmed an arrest was made after detectives worked tirelessly to process DNA evidence at the State Police Crime Lab.... more »
  • City officials to address Earth Day event mayhem Friday

    April 28, 2016 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - City officials will discuss for the first time, incidents that happened during an Earth Day celebration in downtown almost two weeks ago. On Sunday, April 17th, there were a series of fights between young people. Police responded to numerous issues during the Earth Day event. The... more »
  • Shots fired in gas station parking lot overnight, police report

    April 5, 2016 10:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police may have a suspect in an overnight parking lot shooting that was more disturbance than harmful. Baton Rouge Police responded to the Raceway gas station in the 7100 block of Airline Highway north of Greenwell Springs around 2 a.m. Tuesday. Officer said a large crowd... more »
  • Police: Gang of kids armed with BB guns attack man in Baton Rouge

    March 28, 2016 11:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is recovering after being shot by six kids with BB guns in what appears to be a random attack, police confirmed Monday. The kids were detained and released into the custody of their parents after the shooting Sunday night on North Street near North... more »
  • Two arrested after officer involved shooting at Baton Rouge club Play Video

    March 26, 2016 8:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say two men have been arrested in connection with an officer involved shooting at a Baton Rouge club Saturday morning. According to the Louisiana State Police, 23-year-old Raheem Taylor and 33-year-old Donald Jones were transported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Correctional Center and booked.... more »
  • Club-goer shot in foot during overnight bar fight

    March 19, 2016 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies investigated a shooting overnight but ran into trouble advancing the investigation when those involved became uncooperative. A deputy in a parking lot near the MVP Club at 8501 Greenwell Springs Road heard gunshots around 1 a.m. Saturday. When the deputy and backup arrived, they... more »
  • New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success

    February 12, 2016 6:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- From a decline in arrests to the number of visitors, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is hailing the Carnival season in New Orleans as a success. On Thursday, the city released numbers on arrests, the cleanup and the number of visitors. Landrieu also thanked city workers for their efforts at... more »
  • Shooting deaths in Lafayette doubled in 2015

    January 11, 2016 11:15 AM

    LAFAYETTE - In 2015, 17 people lost their lives in Lafayette in shootings. Shootings made up the bulk of the 20 homicides investigated by Lafayette Police in 2015. Not included in that number is a death ruled justifiable homicide. It occurred Nov. 27 when a woman shot and killed Mauricio... more »
  • Christians in Bethlehem mark Christmas amid violence

    December 24, 2015 2:47 PM

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank - The Palestinian tourism minister says Bethlehem "is the birthplace of the king of peace, so what we want is peace." But Bethlehem in recent months has been a focal point for clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinian protesters amid violence gripping the region. Today,... more »
  • Security is focus at churches, mosques amid heightened fears

    December 19, 2015 8:00 PM

    UNDATED - Religious congregations across the United States are concentrating on safety like never before following a season of violence, from the slaughter unleashed in June by a white shooter at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, to the killings this month in San Bernardino, California. The Council... more »
  • Law enforcement and community wants teen violence to end Play Video

    December 13, 2015 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Community members and law enforcement officials are speaking out against recent violence involving teens in the city. "Look at education, home, neighborhood, parks, recreation, the whole thing of how are our kids being raised and growing up? " said East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore.... more »
  • Group wants to focus on household issues to fight crime Play Video

    September 24, 2015 11:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A community group in Baton Rouge thinks they have found the solution to end violence. It's called "The Unity Project". It started as a research project in 2000, and after eight years of research and a trial run in in Baker, developers say it is ready to... more »
  • 6-year-old shot in the neck with his father's gun

    September 10, 2015 9:25 PM

    PITTSBURGH, Penn. - A 6-year-old boy was shot in the neck in his home in western Pennsylvania. His older brother pulled the trigger. The 9-year-old was playing with his father's hand-gun, teasing the family dog with the laser sight. Their father was asleep. The victim's father and step-mother, Christopher and... more »
  • 2 dead, 6 wounded in 4 separate shootings in New Orleans

    August 26, 2015 7:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Authorities say two people are dead and six are wounded following four separate shootings that occurred in New Orleans within one evening. The shootings happened on Tuesday Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says the first shooting occurred around 5 p.m. when a 39-year-old man and his 2-year-old nephew were... more »
  • Suspect wanted for violent attack with pipe

    August 12, 2015 4:18 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police are looking for the second suspect in a violent attack on a man on Martin Luther King Junior Drive. One man has already been arrested, investigators said. The second suspect was identified after making the first arrest. Police said Chondre Pipes, 22, and Alfredrick... more »
  • Community uses "Pack the Park" to stand against violence

    June 27, 2015 7:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens from the community showed up to the annual Pack the Park rally at Gus Young Park. Supporters of the anti violence event told News Two that they're hoping less and less violence will go on as the community makes an effort to come together. ... more »
  • Bill allowing abuse victims to break lease passes committee

    June 1, 2015 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims of domestic violence would be able to break a lease to escape abusers under a bill moving closer to final legislative passage. The proposal by Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, a Baton Rouge Democrat, would also allow landlords to immediately evict those who are deemed abusers by... more »
  • Wildlife and Fisheries agent shot, suspect caught after chase

    May 21, 2015 9:31 PM

    MONROE - A Wildlife and Fisheries agent attempting to stop a suspected drunk driver was shot in the back by the man who then took off running Thursday night. Sgt. Scott Bullitt was taken to a hospital in Ouachita Parish where doctors are treating the gunshot wound and a... more »
  • Pope Francis' Easter wish against world weapons

    April 5, 2015 3:24 PM

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis is decrying the plentitude of weapons in the world in his Easter peace wish. Yet a note of cautious hope ran through Francis' "Urbi et Orbi" message. Speaking from the central balcony of St. Peter's Square, Francis made his first public comments about the framework... more »
  • BR Crime Victims Empowered survivor tree lighting Play Video

    March 31, 2015 10:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - April has been declared Crime Victims Awareness Month in East Baton Rouge Parish. This morning, Carolyn Stapleton, the board president for Baton Rouge Area Victims Empowered, stopped by 2une In to talk about their upcoming survivor tree lighting ceremony. The group is sponsoring the event to... more »
  • Baton Rouge man ready for violence to end

    March 27, 2015 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man in Baton Rouge is doing his part to put an end to violence in the city. Leonard Thomas says he has lived in Baton Rouge all of his life, and recent shooting on the north side of Baton Rouge have him concerned. "They... more »
  • BRAVE says its efforts are working

    March 24, 2015 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement touted successes of the BRAVE program at a special meeting Tuesday night. Since the inception of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination, or BRAVE, agencies involved say efforts are working to bridge the gap between police and the community. "When we first started... more »
  • Curbing violence the focus of 'BR Lives Matter' panel

    March 24, 2015 6:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - BRAVE and Forum 35 are teaming up to tackle violence in Baton Rouge. The two organizations will host a panel Tuesday that will focus on steps city officials and other local organizations are taking to curb violence in the community. They will also discuss ways... more »
  • Machete-wielding man sends airport into chaos Play Video

    March 20, 2015 8:53 PM

    KENNER - A 63-year-old man, wielding a machete was shot and was last listed as "unresponsive" at a New Orleans-area hospital after a violent altercation at the international airport here. Authorities said Richard White entered the airport Friday night and sprayed a TSA agent near Concourse B. White was... more »
  • Residents concerned about worsening crime in Donaldsonville Play Video

    March 12, 2015 6:31 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - People who live in Donaldsonville said they're concerned about a recent uptick in crime. "We've had shootings. They have shootings everywhere, but not like that. And the reason being for those shootings is unexplainable," said James Lightfoot, who has lived in the town all his life. ... more »
  • Women chefs cook up an end to domestic violence Play Video

    March 12, 2015 7:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - This month you can eat, listen to live music and give back to your community. Lynn Medley-Long from the IRIS Domestic Violence Center and Heather Berthelot from the Belle of Baton Rouge stopped by 2une In Thursday to talk about how you can get involved in the... more »
  • Fefee brothers released from hospital, booked into jail

    March 12, 2015 12:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A pair of brothers were released from the hospital and booked into jail following a violent police pursuit that ended with them being shot by police last week. Baton Rouge Police said Thomas Fefee, 24, was booked into jail on five counts of attempted first degree... more »
  • Investigative Unit uncovers new information in officer-involved shooting Play Video

    March 9, 2015 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Search warrants were filed Monday in connection with an officer-involved shooting where Baton Rouge Police officers shot two men during an altercation in a parking lot last week . The WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit learned Thomas Fefee and Justin Fefee were arrested after police say... more »
  • Man dies after after being shot Tuesday

    March 5, 2015 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man died two days after being chased and shot by unknown assailants before crashing his car. The victim was identified as Kwemon Davis, 23. He died Thursday. The shooting happened on Tuesday . Police said Davis was shot and tried to flee from the... more »
  • More people looking for home security following violent week Play Video

    March 4, 2015 9:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a violent few days in the Capital City, some people are turning to home security systems for extra safety. Custom Security Systems told WBRZ, there was a surge in customers looking for equipment Wednesday after a home invasion Tuesday morning. Following the attack where a... more »
  • Peaceful February gives way to violent March

    March 4, 2015 7:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There were no murders in East Baton Rouge Parish during the month of February. That milestone has been tainted by a violent start to March. The first happened at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, March 1st, less than two hours after the calendar turned. Authorities found Eddie... more »
  • Man wrecks after being chased, shot by mystery assailants

    March 3, 2015 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating another shooting, the fifth in the city and parish since Monday. Investigators said a man was being chased, was shot and crashed on Gracie at North 22nd Street. The victim's car was badly damaged and he was taken to an area... more »
  • Violent night in Baton Rouge capped off by officer-involved shooting Play Video

    March 2, 2015 10:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement is investigating three shootings in Baton Rouge overnight Monday, including one involving BRPD officers. It happened near the intersection of Perkins at Acadian. According to a press release, back-up was called when a driver refused to pull over for an undisclosed traffic violation. That's... 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 »
  • Combating violence early through mentorships Play Video

    January 29, 2015 8:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 2015 has gotten off to a violent start in the Baton Rouge area. There have been ten shootings in East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parishes alone in the past two weeks. There's a current movement that's trying to change that violent culture. January is National Mentoring... more »
  • Activists to talk ending violence, help for grieving mothers 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 »
  • New Orleans concerned about Mardi Gras crime

    January 25, 2015 3:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A shrunken police force is fighting a rise in violent crime in New Orleans. Now the focus is on tourist districts after a rash of attacks there. French Quarter residents are fearful that Mardi Gras may be marred again by violence and they've posted signs on balconies,... more »
  • Recap of a violent weekend in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 19, 2015 6:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A violent start to 2015 continued in Baton Rouge over the weekend, with several families now mourning the loss of loved ones to gun violence. Law enforcement agencies are investigating five shootings that resulted in four deaths. David Edwards, Jr., 17, was arrested for negligent homicide... more »
  • La. AG candidate uses Paris killings to raise money

    January 16, 2015 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A candidate for Louisiana attorney general is using claims that less gun control could have prevents recent Paris terror attacks in order to raise money and attention for his campaign. Jeff Landry, a Republican and former state representative, stated on his campaign website that if "liberal... more »
  • France mobilizes 10,000 security forces after attacks

    January 12, 2015 3:40 AM

    PARIS, France - French security forces are mobilizing in their search for what the prime minister called a "probably accomplice" to three days of bloodshed and terror around the capital, as well as to try to ensure the safety of the French people. Manuel Valls said the search is urgent... more »
  • NYPD overseer reviews suspected chokehold cases

    January 12, 2015 2:04 AM

    NEW YORK CITY, NY - A review by New York City's new police inspector general of suspected police chokeholds has found gaps in discipline and raises questions about officer training. The report by the inspector general's office was being released Monday. The office studied 10 random cases of suspected chokeholds... more »
  • Kerry going to Paris for talks on extremist violence

    January 12, 2015 1:59 AM

    AHMEDABAD, India - Secretary of State John Kerry says he will travel to Paris this week for talks on countering extremist violence. Kerry will be in France on Thursday and Friday. The announcement of the trip comes as the Obama administration faces sharp criticism for not sending a senior official... more »
  • Accidental shooting sparks conversation in the church Play Video

    January 11, 2015 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The accidental shooting that took one man's life and put another behind bars, has some community leaders talking. The shooting happened Saturday afternoon in the 4900 block of Jefferson Avenue. Demarcus Rheams, 20, and Jawan Billy, 19, were in the back of a house handling... more »
  • Suspected Texas gang member arrested after La. police chase

    January 8, 2015 10:25 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A man and woman from Texas face charges after a morning police chase that, when it ended, turned up $940 in counterfeit $20 bills inside the pair's Mercedes. State Police said troopers initially tried to pull the vehicle over on I-10 east near Highway 415. The... more »
  • Police searching for suspect in December shooting

    January 7, 2015 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a 20-year-old, wanted in connection with a shooting in December. Christopher Thornton, 20, faces attempted first degree murder charges for the shooting in the 1400 block of North 44th Street. Police said Thornton shot at a passing car. Two of the... more »
  • Murder rate drops for EBR parish Play Video

    January 2, 2015 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The murder rate in East Baton Rouge parish has dropped, according to authorities. The number of murders that happened in 2013 were 65. In 2014, that number went down to 63. Some city leaders are saying they believe that the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination team,... more »
  • Man killed in parking lot drug deal

    December 23, 2014 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Baton Rouge man shot in a grocery store parking lot Tuesday night died as a result of his injuries. A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said 19-year-old Derrell Marquis Hayes was shot during a drug deal in the parking lot next to Choctaw Drive... more »
  • Person of interest arrested after Zachary shooting Play Video

    December 22, 2014 6:08 PM

    ZACHARY - Police arrested a man they're calling a person of interest during their investigation into a drive-by shooting that left two people injured. Police arrested Deandre Singleton on multiple bench warrants for other crimes and are speaking to him about the shooting. The shooting happened just after... more »
  • 19-year-old faces charges after standoff

    December 18, 2014 8:13 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Police said they've arrested a 19-year-old after a two-hour standoff Thursday evening. Jamel Grant, of Baton Rouge, was arrested for the incident at the corner of Foster and Martin Luther King. Police said Grant's cousin was arguing with kids in the street when he came out of... 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 »
  • Man who shot pregnant wife to be sentenced next month Play Video

    October 19, 2014 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After two years, the man who shot his pregnant wife is being sentenced next month. Frank Atkins has been convicted of second degree murder and attempted second degree murder. He is facing a life sentence and will go before the court one last time next... more »
  • Local leaders hold panel discussion on violence against black males Play Video

    September 27, 2014 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the wake of national events such as the shooting in Ferguson, locals came together to have a conversation about violence in the black community, specifically against young black males. Councilwomen Ronnie Edwards, Donna Collins-Lewis, Representative Regina Barrow and Senator Sharon Weston Broome hosted the event.... more »
  • Sheriff vows justice after murder of 7-year-old Play Video

    September 16, 2014 10:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities renewed an effort to try and find the killer of a seven-year-old boy. Terrez Coleman was murdered in a drive-by-shooting in August while he was riding in the car with his family on Prescott Road near Joor. A bullet from a passing car pierced his family's... more »
  • Goodell: NFL closely watching McDonald case

    September 4, 2014 8:24 AM

    RENTON, WA - Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL is closely watching San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald's case after the institution of the league's new policy on domestic violence. Goodell spoke after attending a youth event Wednesday night. Goodell said the league is still waiting to get all... more »
  • Religious leaders plea for an end to violence Play Video

    August 20, 2014 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The senseless death of 7-year-old Terrez Coleman has his family begging for justice, and religious leaders calling for criminals to stop killing. They say the entire community needs to come together to stop this type of violence. "Only a holistic response, will have any hope of... more »
  • Sheriff looking for vehicle in 7-year-old's murder Play Video

    August 20, 2014 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The sheriff's office released an image of a car described as a "vehicle of interest" in the drive-by murder of a seven-year-old boy. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said at a Wednesday evening news conference, the car is a light-colored, four-door sedan. He released a grainy picture of the... more »
  • Sheriff to hold news conference related to 7-year-old's murder

    August 20, 2014 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff Sid Gautreaux has planned an evening news conference to release information related to a case that has outraged the community: the drive-by murder of a seven-year-old boy. Department spokeswoman, Casey Hicks, said the department has been working since the shooting Saturday night and will update... more »
  • Family struggling to cope with death of boy Play Video

    August 19, 2014 6:10 PM

    BAKER- Three days after losing their only son, Terry and Felicia Coleman are struggling to swallow the senseless violence that took their child. Terrez Coleman, 7, was shot and killed while riding with his family in their car down Prescott Road near Joor. Deputies think someone drove by the... 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 »
  • 2nd shooting in Port Allen

    August 17, 2014 5:47 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Residents who stay in Port Allen are dealing with more and more violence. Saturday afternoon marked the second shooting, for the city, within three days. Witnesses told News Two that Saturday afternoon, multiple gun shots went off near Franklin street and one person was hit... more »
  • Dozens gather at Capitol for domestic violence vigil Play Video

    August 14, 2014 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A group gathered on the Capitol steps Thursday evening to call attention to the wide-spread issue of domestic violence in Louisiana. People shared their stories and paid tribute to those who died because of violence at home. The vigil honored Aleria Cyrus Reed and other victims... more »
  • Protesters gassed, journalists arrested in Ferguson

    August 14, 2014 10:25 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson aren't yet saying how many people were arrested during a night of violent protests over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen. But the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says about 10 people were arrested -- including a St. Louis... more »
  • More than 30 arrests in violence following vigil for shooting victim Play Video

    August 11, 2014 10:15 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Police say the FBI is taking over the investigation of a suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson tells The Associated Press that he was informed Monday that the FBI was going to take over the investigation... more »
  • US: No sign Russia helping to ease Ukraine fight

    July 29, 2014 10:59 AM

    WASHINGTON - The United States says there's been "no shred of evidence" that Russia is willing to help end the violence and bloodshed between the Ukraine separatists backed by Moscow and the government in Kiev. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a new warning Tuesday that the U.S. and European... more »
  • Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Stands up for our Youth Play Video

    July 14, 2014 8:38 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church is Standing Up for our Youth this weekend with a new youth program. Ministers Demetre Jackson and Jeffrey Nelson joined us on 2une In this morning with more information. They say the program is designed to help children and teenagers who are struggling... 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 »

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