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  • Baton Rouge boy, 7, killed in drive-by shooting

    August 17, 2014 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says a 7-year-old boy has been killed and an older girl injured in a drive-by shooting as they sat in the back seat of their parents' car. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks says Terrez Coleman was among... more »
  • Boy, 7, bitten by Lake Pontchartrain shark

    August 9, 2014 4:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 7-year-old New Orleans boy injured while swimming with his family in southeast Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain is believed to have been bitten by a shark. It happened Friday afternoon in the huge body of brackish water, which is connected to the Gulf of Mexico north of... more »
  • Trombone Shorty replaces boy's stolen trombone

    August 2, 2014 8:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 14-year-old whose trombone was stolen at gunpoint has a new one thanks to musician Troy Andrews, much better known as Trombone Shorty. Bill Taylor, executive director of the Trombone Shorty Foundation, said he delivered the instrument, which is engraved with the name "Trombone Shorty," on... more »
  • Body of Boy Who'd Been Dead For Days Found in Home

    August 2, 2014 3:06 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police in Pennsylvania say the body of an 8-year-old boy was found inside his home several days after he died, and his father is facing criminal charges. Pennlive.com reports that police were called to the Harrisburg home late Friday and found the boy's body. ... more »
  • Boy, 4, drowns in Caddo Parish swimming pool

    June 28, 2014 3:31 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A 4-year-old boy has drowned in a backyard swimming pool in Caddo Parish. According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, the boy was found unconscious Friday in the swimming pool at a home on Dayton Road, where a family gathering was taking place. KSLA-TV reports deputies... more »
  • Fmr. LA Governor Edwin Edwards It's a Boy

    August 1, 2013 3:55 AM

    At 12:52 a.m., Eli Edwards was born. He is the son of Trina and Edwin Edwards. Eli is 6 pounds, 3 ounces and 19 inches long. The couple reports via Facebook he's very healthy.
  • Child Told Mother He Feared Her Boyfriend the Night Before His Death

    December 1, 2012 9:14 PM

    New information is being released about the circumstances leading up to the death of three-year-old Julian Madera. An arrest affidavit of Madera's mother, Laura Smith, states the young boy had confided in her the night before his death that he was afraid of her boyfriend, murder suspect Landon Broussard. ... more »
  • Acadian Paramedics Honor Boy for Bravery After Crash

    November 13, 2012 11:54 PM

    Acadian Ambulance rewarded an unlikely hero Tuesday for his bravery and help after he and his family were involved in a car crash. He just nine years old when the accident happened, and the paramedics say not only did he keep calm, but he helped his older brother and grandmother... more »
  • Acadiana Scout Leaders Respond to Boy Scout Perversion Files; 70 Cases in LA

    October 19, 2012 7:40 PM

    Another cover-up of child molestation, this time involving Boy Scouts of America. It all came to light with the release of confidential files called the "Boy Scout Perversion Files," which detail accounts and reports of abuse that were more times than not, covered up. Time and time again, the files... more »
  • NEW: Report: Boy Scout Files Reveal Repeat Child Abuse

    August 5, 2012 3:38 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Boy Scouts of America internal documents reveal more than 125 cases in which men suspected of molestation allegedly continued to abuse Scouts, despite a blacklist meant to protect boys from sexual predators. A Los Angeles Times review of more than 1,200 files from 1970 to 1991... more »
  • Delcambre Boy Survives Lightning Strike at Beach

    June 11, 2012 5:56 PM

    A 10-year-old boy from Declambre is in serious condition after he was struck by lightning Sunday morning. Landen Broussard was on vacation with his two aunts in Gulf Shores, Alabama. His family said a storm rolled in and they didn't have enough time to clear the beach; he was... more »
  • Boyfriend indicted in death of boy

    May 31, 2012 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old Baton Rouge man has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the Oct. 23 beating death of his girlfriend's 1-year-old son. If convicted as charged, Randy Demond Parker would face either life in prison or death by lethal injection. Police say Parker,... more »
  • Boy, 15, indicted in slaying

    April 3, 2012 9:31 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (AP) - An Assumption Parish grand jury has indicted a 15-year-old Dorseyville boy with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a teenager with a 9-inch butcher knife. Prosecutors tells The Advocate the teenager will be tried as an adult in the March 8 slaying of Eric Myles... more »
  • Teenage boy stabbed to death in Dorseyville

    March 9, 2012 11:20 AM

    DORSEYVILLE, La. (AP) - Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says a 15-year-old boy was fatally stabbed on a residential street in Dorseyville, a small Assumption Parish community between Belle Rose and Paincourtville. Waguespack tells The Advocate deputies received a call just after 6 p.m. Thursday about the stabbing. He says... more »
  • Mother, Community Grieves Loss of Murdered Boy

    August 15, 2011 11:29 PM

    A Thibodaux man remains in the in the Lafourche Parish Jail on $5 million bond after police say he decapitated his disabled seven-year-old son. Investigators say 30-year-old Jeremiah Lee Wright confessed to murdering his son, Jori Lirette, Sunday afternoon. Police found the boy's head near the street in front... more »
  • DNA tests determine stranded NZ penguin is a boy

    July 5, 2011 10:42 AM

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - It's a boy. DNA results are back for the emperor penguin nicknamed "Happy Feet" found on a New Zealand beach two weeks ago. Wellington Zoo spokeswoman Kate Baker says the penguin's sex was identified from cells scraped from his feathers. Male and female emperor penguins... more »
  • UPDATE: 12 Year Old Drowns in Water Pit

    June 13, 2011 12:08 AM

    A horrific story out of Acadia Parish where a twelve year old boy drowned. It was shortly after noon Sunday, when police responded to a call of a boy falling into a "water pit," near Edwards and Hoffpauir Streets in Rayne. His body was recovered a short time later... more »
  • Boy Arrested in Burning Death of Teen

    May 20, 2011 8:01 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 15-year-old boy is facing a negligent homicide charge in the death of a 16-year-old boy who died Wednesday from injuries suffered when he was set on fire with a cigarette lighter. The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office has not releasing the name of the... more »
  • Pit Bull Mauls 4-Year-Old Boy

    January 20, 2011 2:09 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A 4-year-old boy who stuck his head through a fence while talking to another child was mauled by a pit bull dog. The Houma Courier reports that it took 64 stitches to close wounds to the head and face of Christian Silver. The Terrebonne... more »
  • Baton Rouge Boy Found Fatally Shot

    November 30, 2010 8:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed inside a Baton Rouge park building. Casey Rayborn Hicks, a spokesman for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, says that deputies received an anonymous call from someone at 5:45 p.m. Monday saying they found a... more »
  • Boy Dies in Fall from Luxury Suite at Lakers Game

    November 22, 2010 12:16 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A toddler has died after falling 50 feet from a luxury suite at the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Golden State Warriors in the Staples Center arena. Police Sgt. Frank Alvelais says early Monday that the boy, believed to be 2 or 3 years old,... more »
  • Fatal Shooting on Levee Investigated

    October 4, 2010 6:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 17-year-old has been shot to death on the Mississippi River levee. Darius Augustus was shot Saturday night near the flag poles across from the Baton Rouge dock around 10:50 p.m. A police report says Augustus was standing on the levee with a... more »
  • Catholic School Boy Takes His Own Life At School

    September 16, 2010 7:32 PM

    A student shot himself inside his Catholic School outside of Lake Charles Thursday morning. It happened in Moss Bluff. The boy died from the self-inflicted gunshot wound-- was pronounced dead at 10:38am at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. School was cancelled for the rest of the day at St. Theodore Holy... more »
  • Students Sent Home Following Campus Shooting

    September 16, 2010 1:48 PM

    UPDATE: student died of self-inflicted gunshot wound, he was pronounced dead at 10:38am. Classes will resume on Monday. ------------------------------------------------------------ Students are at home with their families today, following at shooting at the Holy Family School in Moss Bluff. Father Whitney Miller tells KATC crisis management teams came... more »
  • Denham Springs Boy Run Over by Mom

    June 24, 2010 9:00 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies say a 5-year-old Denham Springs boy died when his mother accidentally ran over him in their driveway. Deputies say Justice Bowlin was playing in his driveway Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by an automobile driven by his mother, Jerri Lockett.... more »
  • Boy Arrested in Stabbing Death of 8-year-old

    June 11, 2010 9:37 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel says investigators do not know a motive for an attack which left an 8-year-old boy dead, allegedly at the hands of a 16-year-old boy on a wooded trail in The Bluffs on Thompson Creek. Daniel said that the... more »
  • Woman and Boy Drown in Swimming Pool

    May 26, 2010 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 45-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy drowned in a swimming pool. Capt. Carl Kelley said officers and firefighters responded to a call for help at 7:28 p.m. Tuesday. When the officers arrived, Kelley tells The Advocate that the woman and... more »
  • Apartment Fire in Lafayette

    March 24, 2010 9:01 AM

    Lafayette Fire Department responded to 300 McDonald Drive, Steeplechase Apartments, shortly before 5:00 pm yesterday. Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke coming from apartment S11. The fire was contained to a bedroom in the apartment but the rest of the apartment sustained major smoke damage. The occupant, Chanesha Charles, was... more »
  • Lawyer: Colorado balloon boy parents to plead guilty

    November 12, 2009 2:38 PM

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The attorney for a Colorado father who reported his son floated away in a helium balloon says his client and the boy's mother could spend time in jail. Lawyer David Lane says both parents will plead guilty to some charges in the case. He earlier... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Student Burned For Wetting Bed

    November 4, 2009 6:32 PM

    An Opelousas father is accused of putting his child's feet in boiling water. Opelousas Police say Carey Cortez was upset because the child wet the bed. The school's principal says the boy arrived this morning walking slowly, saying his feet hurt. His teacher removed his socks and shoes... more »
  • Balloon Boy: Falcon Heene Spotlights the Price of Fame for Reality TV Kids

    October 20, 2009 12:40 PM

    Balloon Boy : Falcon Heene Spotlights the Price of Fame for Reality TV Kids Experts Say Overbearing Stage Parents Can Set Children Up for a Lifetime of Problems
  • Opelousas Child Drowns Over Weekend

    September 21, 2009 9:07 AM

    VINTON, La. (AP) - Authorities say 12-year-old boy from Opelousas apparently drowned in Vinton over the weekend. Witnesses told Vinton police that Joseph Staton disappeared from a party Saturday and was found floating in swimming pool. Staton was pronounced dead at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office lead... more »

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