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  • Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings committed suicide

    December 16, 2014 2:39 PM

    PENNSBURG, PA - Prosecutors say an Iraq war veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives has committed suicide in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman says police found Bradley William Stone's body at around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday about... more »
  • Two men rescued after being lost in the woods for the weekend

    August 25, 2014 10:41 PM

    CLINTON- Two men were rescued from a two-day ordeal in the woods that left one needing medical attention, deputies in East Feliciana said Monday. The department released the details a day after the rescue. The men became lost Friday and were found Sunday afternoon. Two men, a 33-year-old... more »
  • Denham Springs police investigating deadly shooting

    March 31, 2014 12:04 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police in Denham Springs are investigating a deadly shooting after they said the victim's body was found Monday morning. Detective Glenn Lemoine says Durrell Woods, 19, was shot once in the back of the head and killed. Witnesses told police they heard gunshots around 1... more »
  • Homeless man booked with raping child in woods

    July 2, 2013 12:39 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police say a homeless man living in the woods near Thibodaux is accused of raping a pre-teen twice within weeks. Thibodaux Police spokesman David Melancon tells The Courier the child's gender and age are not being released because police believe it would help reveal the victim's identity. Melancon... more »
  • Tiger tops the golf world once again

    March 26, 2013 10:52 AM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Tiger Woods is the world's No. 1 golfer again after completing another victory at Bay Hill. Woods captured the weather-delayed Arnold Palmer Invitational yesterday, closing with a 2-under 70 for a 13-under total. Justin Rose was two shots back and three ahead of four others. Woods tied... more »
  • Puzzling fire finally tackled

    March 15, 2013 9:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Firefighters were finally able to find the source of a mysterious fire Friday. People reported seeing black smoke off Greenwell Springs near Joor Road. After a few hours, firefighters were finally able to locate an abandoned house burning deep in a patch of woods. Emergency... more »
  • Parent arrested, accused of threatening school class

    January 8, 2013 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge arrested a parent after they said she made threats to her child's class and teacher, including references to the recent school shootings in Connecticut. Deputies arrested Donna Wilson, 44, in suspicion of terrorizing after the incident today at Magnolia Woods... more »
  • Mom: Boy didn't steal plane in crash

    January 2, 2013 3:31 PM

    JASPER, Ala. - The mother of a teen killed along with two friends in an Alabama plane crash says her son had his own key to the plane and had flown it many times. Sherrie Smith says her 17-year-old son Jordan Smith was the one flying the plane that crashed... more »
  • Mother of child found wandering in the woods arrested

    October 11, 2011 4:02 PM

    PORT VINCENT - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Livingston Parish woman after they said her two-year-old daughter was found wandering without clothes on in a wooded area this weekend. Perry Rushing with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Morgan Patterson, 19, of Port Vincent was arrested Sunday night and her... more »
  • Woods & forest fires double number all last June

    June 17, 2011 3:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana's agriculture and forestry commissioner says wildlands left crackling dry by drought are burning in large numbers. Mike Strain says his department has put out 197 wildfires in the first half of June, compared to 91 for all of June 2010. He says the fires burned 4,000 acres... more »
  • Homes being evacuated after massive fire in Holden

    October 2, 2010 5:40 PM

    Homes are being evacuated after an out of control fire started in a wooded area on Stafford Cemetery Road off Highway 1036 in Holden. The fire started around 4:30 this afternoon and is still burning. Police said it’s threatening several structures in the area. It’s unclear what caused the... more »
  • Fire rages in Bossier, Webster parishes

    September 20, 2010 7:52 AM

    A state forestry worker was burned while bulldozing a firebreak against a woods fire that started near Doyline and spread toward Haughton. Bossier and Webster parish firefighters and state forestry workers spent more than seven hours containing the fire. The Webster Parish Sheriff's Office believes the fire may have started... more »
  • British Open update

    July 15, 2010 4:36 PM

    The British Open began early Thursday morning from St. Andrews links Scotland. Many expect Tiger Woods to have a "breakout" tournament. Woods is a three-time Open Championship winner. Two of those wins were in 2000 and 2005 where Woods won at St. Andrews. His first round scores did not... more »
  • Tiger Woods sorry for behavior, unsure of return to golf

    February 19, 2010 10:51 AM

    Tiger Woods has apologized for having affairs and says he is unsure when he will return to competitive golf. "I was unfaithful. I had affairs. I cheated. What I did was not acceptable," said Woods, looking composed and speaking in a steady voice. His wife, Elin, was not obviously... more »

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