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  • 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 »
  • Group booked following shooting at party

    July 2, 2014 9:19 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies have made several arrests following an investigation into a shooting at a party in Prairieville on June 28th. Investigators say a young woman held a party in the 15000 block of Daigle Rd. while her parents were out of town. It was supposed... more »
  • Official: Student brought firearm on campus

    October 31, 2013 9:43 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - School leaders in West Feliciana Parish say a student in their district will face disciplinary action for allegedly bringing a weapon on school grounds. According to Superintendent Hollis Milton, someone alerted staff members Wednesday that a student had an unloaded firearm while participating in an extracurricular... more »
  • BRPD: One arrested, stolen NOPD gun used in killing

    June 20, 2013 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one person after a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge overnight which they said involved a gun stolen from New Orleans Police. Lt. Don Kelly said Baton Rouge Police arrested Jermaine Ruffen, 29, on suspicion of shooting and killing Anthony Jerard Jones, 29, and injuring... more »
  • Felon booked in Kenner home-grown marijuana case

    June 12, 2013 3:07 PM

    KENNER - Allegations about a home-based marijuana growing operation have led to the arrest of a Kenner man on drug and weapon charges. Kenner police said they received an anonymous tip about marijuana being grown at a residence. Detectives searched the home Tuesday and found 32 marijuana plants, plus 18... more »
  • School put on lockdown after fight, prank call

    May 15, 2013 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating a call which claimed there was a gun at an East Baton Rouge school after a fight earlier this morning. Sheriff's department spokesperson Casey Hicks said investigators found no gun at Southeast Middle School, and believe the call was a prank.... more »
  • Committee considers gun measures at Capitol

    May 7, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Several gun bills are scheduled to be discussed this morning at a Senate Judiciary committee hearing in Baton Rouge. The measures include a proposed lifetime concealed carry permit, a bill defying any future federal ban on semi-automatic weapons, and allowing people with concealed carry permits to... more »
  • Mass. police dog digging in snowbank fires gun

    March 4, 2013 9:10 AM

    LAWRENCE, Mass.- Police say a dog searching for a gun in a snowbank accidentally pulled the trigger with its paw, firing the weapon. No humans -or dogs - were hurt. The episode started at about 2 a.m. Sunday when an officer on patrol heard three gunshots. When the officer went... more »
  • New York about to pass tough gun law

    January 15, 2013 10:38 AM

    ALBANY, N.Y. - Legislation that would give New York state the toughest gun restrictions in the nation is expected to easily pass today in the state Assembly. It's already won approval in the state Senate, where the Republican leader says it is "well-balanced" and "protects the Second Amendment." It provides... more »
  • LDWF arrests felons for hunting violations

    January 8, 2013 3:06 PM

    HOLDEN - Wildlife agents said two Livingston Parish men arrested while hunting on New Year's Day were felons who should not have had guns. Agents arrested Bobby Sykes, 38, and Barry Gill, 46, both of Holden, for being felons in possession of a firearm. They were also cited for... more »
  • Cops: Man plotted attack during 'Twilight' movie

    November 16, 2012 3:58 PM

    BOLIVAR, Mo. - A southwest Missouri man is accused of plotting to open fire inside a movie theater during a screening of the new "Twilight" film. Twenty-three-year-old Blaec Lammers of Bolivar was charged Friday with three felony counts, including making a terrorist threat. Bolivar police say his mother contacted authorities... more »
  • Romney: Military strike on Iran may be unnecessary

    September 28, 2012 4:50 PM

    BOSTON - Mitt Romney says he doesn't believe military action will be necessary to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. The Republican presidential nominee says he discussed the issue with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) by telephone Friday afternoon. Romney later told reporters traveling with him that it's unclear... more »
  • White House: US, Israel in full agreement on Iran

    September 28, 2012 4:47 PM

    WASHINGTON - The White House says President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remain in "full agreement" about keeping Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. The Obama administration's account of Friday's phone call offered no mention of Netanyahu's dire declaration to the U.N. General Assembly. The Israeli leader... more »
  • Man arrested after gun brought into theater

    July 30, 2012 1:28 PM

    THORNTON, Colo. - Police have arrested a Colorado man after moviegoers reported that he carried a handgun strapped to his waist into a multiplex theater in Thornton yesterday. A police spokesman says people were fleeing the theaters, yelling that there was a man with a gun. Nine theaters were evacuated.... more »
  • US urges Israel diplomacy with Iran

    March 5, 2012 11:43 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Obama and Israel's Prime Minister are showing some unity today on the issue of Iran's nuclear weapons. President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are meeting at the White House. The President said the US and Israel agaree that diplomacy is the best way... more »
  • Gas for Guns in EBR Play Video

    November 18, 2011 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The second "Gas for Guns" exchange in East Baton Rouge Parish is scheduled to begin Saturday morning. People can anonymously drop off weapons at two churches in the city-parish between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and receive a gas card worth between $50 and $300 depending on... more »
  • Lil' Boosie's cousin arrested for gun at school

    October 6, 2011 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE-- A 16-year-old 8th grader was arrested at Westdale Middle School early Thursday for bringing a loaded .25 caliber handgun to school. Family members of rapper Torrence Hatch, known as Lil' Boosie, tell News 2 the 16-year-old is related to Boosie, who is serving time on drug charges... more »
  • EBRSO: Student arrested after bringing stun gun to school

    April 19, 2011 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 16-year-old was arrested this morning after officials said he had brought a weapon to Tara High in Baton Rouge, and was told to report to the alternative school but didn't. Major Lawrence McLeary said EBR Sheriff's deputies arrested the student after he was found today... more »
  • Concealed weapons permits triple since 2006

    February 22, 2011 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the wave of violent crime in East Baton Rouge Parish over the past few years, more and more people are taking their protection into their own hands. In 2006, Louisiana State Police issued 273 concealed weapons permits in East Baton Rouge Parish. In 2010, they... more »
  • TPSO: Man arrested in Roseland Post Office hold-up

    December 24, 2010 5:59 PM

    ROSELAND – Authorities in Tangipahoa Parish have arrested a man after they said he held up the Roseland Post Office this morning. 39-year-old Jaime Guidry was arrested and charged with armed robbery, according to Dawn Panepinto with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office. Investigators believe Guidry went to the post office... more »
  • Man arrested in connection with Sunday morning car shootings

    October 12, 2010 9:59 PM

    A man who police said shot at three cars in the early morning hours this past Sunday was arrested tonight. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies said they believe 26-year-old Jason Robert Wyrick came across the first victims, a man and woman, while driving on Acadian Thruway near Perkins Road around... more »
  • Two arrested after shots fired near EBR subdivision

    September 6, 2010 1:02 PM

    Two East Baton Rouge men were arrested when authorities say they shot a gun near a subdivision after smoking marijuana. 19-year-old Joshua Magee and 22-year-old Jason Bazille were arrested today in suspicion of illegal use of a weapon and possessing marijuana. According to the EBR Sheriff’s Office, a resident on... more »
  • Mistrial called: Prosecutor didn't turn over gun

    July 29, 2010 4:55 AM

    An Orleans Parish judge called a mistrial in a murder case because the defense lawyer had just learned prosecutors had the alleged murder weapon. Kendell Stewart remains jailed on $500,000 bond charged with helping kill 15-year-old Javonte Morgan outside a fast-food restaurant in 2008. The judge rescheduled trial in October.... more »

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