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  • Woman accused of stabbing brother, injuring EMS worker

    July 3, 2017 10:24 AM

    CENTRAL - Sheriff's deputies arrested Tiah Bradley after investigators say she got into a physical fight with her brother that turned into a stabbing. According to arrest documents, obtained by WBRZ Monday morning, Bradley armed herself with a knife and stabbed her brother in the torso and neck from... more »
  • Search warrant startles suspect, fires at SWAT

    June 30, 2017 8:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriffs were executing a no knock search warrant on a home when the suspect started shooting at them. According to police documents, EBRSO SWAT members were looking for Roderick Harris. After entering the house, shots were fired at the members from another room.... more »
  • Man arrested after bringing firearm to Baton Rouge protest

    May 6, 2017 7:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after he brought a firearm to a protest taking place near two schools Saturday afternoon. According to BRPD, 30-year-old Paul Richey of Denham Springs was arrested after he brought the firearm to a protest in the 9100 block of Airline Highway. ... more »
  • Southwest pilot charged after loaded gun found by baggage screeners

    April 17, 2017 4:18 PM

    ALBANY, N.Y. - A Southwest Airlines pilot has been arrested on a weapons charge in New York after airport security officers found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says 55-year-old Erik Gibson was slated to pilot a flight to Tampa, Florida, on Monday morning... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman attacks man with butter knife at Waffle House

    April 15, 2017 7:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman was arrested for aggravated battery after she attacked a man with a butter knife at a Waffle House Saturday. Deputies responded to a reported stabbing at the Wafflehouse on Highland Road around 4 a.m. Saturday morning. Upon arrival, deputies found the victim who was... more »
  • Police identify pedestrian struck in deadly Florida Blvd. crash Play Video

    April 6, 2017 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Florida Blvd Thursday night. Sources say the incident happened around 8:15 p.m. on Florida Blvd. near Wooddale Drive. Baton Rouge Police say 71-year-old Dwight Fox died at the scene after being struck by an SUV... more »
  • Police: One hospitalized after being shot by pellet gun in Baker

    March 26, 2017 2:50 PM

    BAKER - Police say one person was hospitalized after being shot by a pellet gun on Shilo Street. The incident occured around 1:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Shilo Street. According to Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn , one victim was taken to the hospital with a... more »
  • BRPD investigating fatal shooting on Tuscarora Street

    March 18, 2017 11:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred near Tuscarora Street Saturday evening. The shooting claimed the life of 20-year-old Darrious West. BRPD officials said West was found behind a house in the 4000 block of Tuscarora St. around 9:18 p.m. ... more »
  • BRPD responding to shooting on Duchess Drive

    March 10, 2017 8:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to a shooting on Duchess Drive. According to police, the shooting occurred around 7:45 p.m. in the 1700 block of Duchess Drive, near Windsor Drive. BRPD officials say one man was injured by gunfire. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this... more »
  • Police identify victim in deadly North 37th St shooting Play Video

    March 1, 2017 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting that happened last night on North 37th street. According to Baton Rouge Police, Corsey Hollins, 31, was found around 8:30 p.m. inside a parked car suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died at the scene. Police say there... more »
  • Man arrested for drugs, firing gun in BREC Park

    February 28, 2017 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - EBRSO says a man was arrested after he fired several shots from a handgun in the Monte Sano BREC Park. Officers were investigating a reported burglary on 69th Avenue when they heard several shots fired at the nearby park. Officers found 23-year-old Dewayne Powell and his... more »
  • Stabbing on Jefferson Ave. sends one to hospital

    February 10, 2017 8:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to a stabbing on Jefferson Avenue. It happened just before 7 p.m. at a home in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue. BRPD sources say one person was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a stabbing. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"... more »
  • Elderly man threatens wife with shotgun after refusing to take medication

    February 4, 2017 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested an elderly man Saturday morning after he threatened to shoot his wife with a shotgun during a domestic dispute. An officer arrived at a home on Azrock Ave. after receiving a report of a domestic disturbance involving a weapon. Upon arrival, the officer spoke... more »
  • Trump says North Korean ICBM 'won't happen'

    January 2, 2017 8:37 PM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump insists North Korea won't develop a nuclear weapon capable of reaching the United States. Trump addressed the issue Monday evening on Twitter. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Sunday in his annual New Year's address that preparations for launching an ICBM have "reached the final... more »
  • Two people injured in shooting near North Boulevard

    December 22, 2016 11:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD is investigating a shooting that left two people injured near North Blvd. According to BRPD, it happened around 9:30 p.m. near North Blvd. and 14th Street. Officials say the two victims suffered from non-life threatening injuries. Police say they do not have any... more »
  • Dillard University officer fires gun on campus following fight

    November 17, 2016 4:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a report of an officer firing at a vehicle following a fight on Dillard University's campus. The incident happened on Thursday around 11 a.m. on Dillard's campus where a campus officer responded to an alleged fight. The officer saw... more »
  • Four arrested on drug and weapon charges after search of Susan Drive home

    September 15, 2016 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Four men were arrested Thursday on multiple drug and weapon charges after police executed a search warrant of a home on Susan Drive. On Thursday at 9 p.m. the BRPD Street Crimes Unit was patrolling the Belaire area when officers noticed a white Mercedes parked across the... more »
  • 2 in custody after Southern Lab School lockdown

    February 19, 2016 4:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University Lab School was briefly placed on lockdown early Friday afternoon after school personnel were notified by a pair of students that they saw a non-student woman on campus with a weapon. The school says Southern University Campus Police were notified immediately, and an officer... more »
  • New Orleans police seize 30 guns during Carnival season

    February 10, 2016 9:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police confiscated 30 guns over the past 12 days while on patrol on or near the Mardi Gras parade routes. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said in a news release the gun confiscations and arrests were a direct result of a plan implemented with help from local,... more »
  • Deputies: Drunk woman accidentally fired gun into neighboring apartment Play Video

    December 28, 2015 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gonzales woman Sunday night after they say she accidentally fired a gun into an adjacent apartment. Lauren Lee, 20 of Gonzales, noted she was intoxicated early Sunday morning and pulled the trigger of a gun she thought wasn't... more »
  • Armed man arrested at Arkansas State University

    December 10, 2015 2:53 PM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Arkansas State University has lifted nearly all of a lockdown that shut down the school after an armed man drove his truck into the middle of campus. The university says the lockdown has been lifted for all parts of the campus except for the east side of... more »
  • FBI: Weapons missing after break-in at Army Reserve center

    November 16, 2015 5:39 AM

    WORCESTER, Mass.- An FBI spokeswoman says some weapons have gone missing following a break-in at an Army Reserve center in central Massachusetts. Kristen Setera says the Boston FBI became aware of the break-in at the Lincoln Army Reserve Center in Worcester (WUS'-tur) on Sunday. She says terrorism is not suspected.... more »
  • US appeals court upholds gun laws after Newtown massacre

    October 19, 2015 11:12 AM

    NEW YORK - A federal appeals court has upheld key provisions of New York and Connecticut laws banning possession of semi-automatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday, finding that the core parts of the laws do not violate the Second Amendment. The... more »
  • Gun recovered after man found hiding in bushes

    September 15, 2015 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man they believe was lying in wait with a weapon outside the home of his girlfriend Monday night. Marlon Morris was arrested after running from police and charged with attempted murder, resisting an officer and aggravated assault with a firearm. Morris was booked... more »
  • NY man convicted in plot to target Muslims with X-ray weapon

    August 21, 2015 2:52 PM

    ALBANY, NY - An upstate New York man has been convicted of plotting to kill Muslims with a mobile X-ray device by a jury who rejected his lawyer's argument that he was entrapped by the FBI. Industrial mechanic Glendon Scott Crawford was found guilty Friday of attempting to produce... more »
  • Gun at school in Ascension, third incident in third parish

    August 20, 2015 8:54 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies said a student was put into juvenile detention Thursday, a day after taking a gun to their high school. A sheriff's office spokesperson said an anonymous tip was made to a crime hotline, reporting a student brought a gun to Dutchtown High School... more »
  • Landmark agreement reached on Iran's nuclear program

    July 14, 2015 7:53 AM

    WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama says every path to a nuclear weapon will be cut off for Iran under a historic agreement announced in Vienna. Obama spoke from the White House Tuesday morning after the deal was announced. Addressing skeptics of the agreement, Obama said, "This deal is not built on... more »
  • New Orleans police retraining officers, retrofitting SUVs

    June 30, 2015 8:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The New Orleans Police Department is retraining its force on the importance of frisking and searching suspects for weapons. The department announced Monday that officers are also receiving a refresher on the department's protocols for handcuffing and transporting prisoners. On June 20, police say Officer Daryle Holloway was... more »
  • Traffic stop leads to four drug, weapons arrests

    November 20, 2014 8:52 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish deputies say they found weapons and drugs in a car after stopping it for illegally parking in a handicapped space. John Johnson, 43, was behind the wheel. According to deputies, he had several warrants for failing to appear in court. When they searched the car,... more »
  • Alabama says no weapons found after dorm lockdown Play Video

    September 22, 2014 1:55 AM

    TUSCALOOSA, AL - The University of Alabama says police have searched a dormitory after receiving reports of people with firearms, but a thorough search found no weapons or unauthorized people. In a statement on its website, the university said the information provided to university police and other law enforcement agencies... more »

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