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  • Shooting deaths of 4 horses in Utah prompt outrage

    July 19, 2014 8:39 PM

    SYRACUSE, Utah (AP) - The shooting deaths of four thoroughbred horses in Utah are prompting outrage and a $5,000 reward for the prosecution of those responsible. Richard Sanders of Sunset said he returned home from a trip Tuesday to learn the horses were killed in their corral in nearby Syracuse,... more »
  • Man arrested in deaths of 2 in Bossier City

    May 17, 2014 8:52 PM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Bossier City police say a man arrested in Bogalusa early Saturday is a suspect in the killing of two women last weekend. Police say Brandan Santrell Butler, 26, of Bossier City was taken into custody shortly after 2 a.m. by Washington Parish authorities in Bogalusa.... more »
  • Police investigating 2 morning deaths

    December 16, 2013 7:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police in New Orleans say they are investigating the deaths of two women in eastern New Orleans. Police say it appears one woman was stabbed to death early Monday. She was found outdoors at an address on the Interstate 10 service road. Another woman was reported... more »
  • UK judge jails parents for deaths of 6 children

    April 4, 2013 6:34 AM

    LONDON (AP) - A judge has sentenced the father of six British children who died in a house fire to life, with a minimum of 15 years in prison, describing him as the "driving force" behind setting the blaze. Judge Kathryn Thirlwall leveled most of the responsibility for the fire... more »
  • Police: shooting deaths were isolated incidents

    July 3, 2012 6:51 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe Police Major James Fried says there was no way that three weekend shooting deaths could have been prevented by Monroe police. The three died in two separate shooting incidents in south Monroe. Two bodies were found Saturday. Police believe the men from Arkansas were killed... more »
  • Man found guilty in deaths of mother, son

    May 23, 2012 9:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge man has been convicted of manslaughter in the AK-47 assault rifle shooting deaths of a mother and her son outside their Baton Rouge home in 2009. The Advocate reports an East Baton Rouge Parish jury of nine women and three men deliberated... more »
  • Trial starts in 2010 deaths of mother, child

    April 19, 2012 9:32 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Trial has begun in Houma in the case of a Chauvin truck driver charged in the deaths of his girlfriend and infant son. The Courier reports that 34-year-old Tyari Smith is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting deaths of 26-year-old Maria Chavez and 2-year-old Tyari... more »
  • Man indicted in deaths of 2 women

    March 23, 2012 10:13 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Calcasieu Parish grand jury has indicted a Lake Charles man who police say stabbed two women to death and seriously injured a third person Jan 4. The American Press reports Mark Wayne Thibodeaux was indicted Thursday on two counts of second-degree murder and one... more »
  • Lafayette grand jury indicts 2 in deaths

    September 29, 2011 9:56 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Lafayette Parish grand jury has returned indictments in two first-degree murder cases, one involving a 9-year-old boy and a second involving a double homicide inside a Lafayette home. On Wednesday, The Advocate reports the grand jury charged Ronjoerox Hamilton with the first-degree murder of 9-year-old... more »
  • Man to stand trial in deaths of 2 women

    September 22, 2011 9:30 AM

    TALLULAH, La. (AP) - A Tallulah man arrested in the deaths of two young women in June will stand trial April 23. The News-Start reports Walter Walker was indicted earlier this month by a Madison Parish grand jury on two counts of second-degree murder. Walker is being held in the... more »
  • A year later, effects linger from Red River deaths

    August 1, 2011 5:53 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A year after three of his cousins and three of his friends drowned in the Red River trying to save him, 16-year-old DeKendrix Warner wishes he'd never called for help. Warner was splashing in shallow water near a sandbar at Charles and Marie Hamel Memorial Park,... more »
  • No Deaths in St. Louis Tornado Called a Miracle

    April 24, 2011 2:21 PM

    BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) - Many of the people gathered for Easter services in the area around St. Louis' Lambert Airport are thanking God for sparing them from what could have been a killer tornado that struck two days earlier. Early warnings and common sense also helped account for the... more »
  • New Orleans man pleads to manslaughter in 4 deaths

    October 5, 2010 9:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A plea deal Tuesday ended the case of a 2006 shooting rampage in a New Orleans neighborhood that left four people dead. Prosecutors dropped murder charges against Raymond Amison, 23, to manslaughter when he appeared in court for jury selection. In exchange, Amison agreed to serve... more »
  • Mother Booked in Deaths of 2 Children

    October 1, 2010 8:58 AM

    COUSHATTA, La. (AP) - A Coushatta woman has been arrested in connection witih the deaths of her two children. Red River Parish sheriff's Chief Deputy Tracy Scott told of Shreveport that 29-year-old Janel Nicole Bradford is accused of putting her 1-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son in a vehicle Wednesday for... more »
  • Louisiana Traffic Deaths Drop

    September 21, 2010 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Highway Safety Commission says traffic deaths last year dropped to the lowest levels since 1984. The commission said Tuesday that 824 people were killed and 73,856 were injured in crashes in 2009. Last year was the second consecutive year that deaths and injuries declined... more »
  • Grand Jury Indicts a Man in Double Stabbing

    September 21, 2010 9:27 AM

    MANSFIELD, La. - A DeSoto grand jury has indicted a 35-year-old Mansfield man in connection with the Aug. 8 stabbing deaths of his estranged wife and her sister. The grand jury returned two counts of first-degree murder Monday against Stephen Rivers. Rivers is being held in the DeSoto Detention Center... more »
  • Arraignment Set For Teenager in Deaths of Parents

    September 16, 2010 10:44 AM

    In Monroe, Louisiana, a 15-year-old West Ouachita High School student indicted in connection with the second-degree murder of his parents will be arraigned on Sept. 22. A spokeswoman with the Ouachita Parish District Attorney's Office said the arraignment date was set Wednesday afternoon. The teen is being held at the... more »
  • 15-Year-Old Will Be Tried As An Adult In The Deaths Of His Parents

    September 14, 2010 4:36 PM

    WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - A state grand jury has indicted a 15-year-old, who will be tried as an adult in the deaths of his parents. The News Star says the panel Monday handed up two counts of second-degree murder against Dalton Fletcher, who was arrested in class Friday at... more »
  • UPDATE-2 People Shot to Death Son Being Questioned

    September 10, 2010 1:30 PM

    UPDATE-WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - A Ouachita (WASH-uh-tah) Parish sheriff's detective says two people were shot to death and their son is being questioned. Deputy Meghan Russell wouldn't give the victims' names, but said both were killed by shotgun. KNOE-TV reports that they were killed sometime Thursday night and the... more »
  • Traffic Deaths Plummeted Across US to Lowest Levels in More Than Half A Century

    September 9, 2010 12:29 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Traffic deaths have plummeted across the United States to levels not seen in more than a half century, spurred by technology, more safety-conscious drivers and tougher enforcement of drunken driving laws. The Transportation Department said Thursday that traffic deaths fell 9.7 percent in 2009 to 33,808, the... more »
  • Louisiana man guilty in deaths of Texas family

    August 26, 2010 9:49 PM

    McKINNEY, Texas (AP) - A jury has convicted a Louisiana man on five counts of manslaughter in the 2008 deaths of a Texas family headed home from church. David Calhoun Jones of Metarie, La., was found guilty Thursday in the Dallas suburb of McKinney. He faces up to 20 years... more »
  • Reported Number of Bird Deaths Grow on Gulf Coast

    July 23, 2010 7:19 AM

    sociated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The number of dead birds collected on the Gulf Coast has more than doubled in the past month as oil from BP's broken deepwater well continues to wash up on islands and beaches rich in bird colonies. Officials say 2,599 dead birds had... more »
  • Widespread Oyster Deaths Found on La. Reef

    July 16, 2010 9:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Surveys of coastal oyster grounds have discovered extensive deaths of the shellfish, further threatening an industry already in free-fall because of BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The deaths are blamed on the opening of release valves on the Mississippi River in an attempt... more »
  • Officers Charged In Shooting Deaths On Danziger Bridge Pleaded Not Guilty

    July 14, 2010 1:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Three of the officers charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed residents on the Danziger Bridge in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath have entered not guilty pleas. Sgts. Robert Gisevius and Kenneth Bowen and officer Anthony Villavaso made their initial court appearances in New Orleans on Wednesday.... more »
  • Statewide Rate Of Infant Deaths

    July 9, 2010 12:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Accidental suffocation is the leading cause of all injury-related deaths of infants 1 month to 12 months of age in Louisiana, and the Department of Health and Hospitals is educating parents and caregivers on the best ways to keep babies safe. According to the latest figures, 53... more »
  • Murder-Suicide Suspected in Teens' Deaths

    June 30, 2010 9:00 AM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Authorities say parental pressure over a relationship may have contributed to a Bossier City teen couple's murder-suicide. Ed Baswell, Bossier Parish sheriff's office spokesman, tells The Times an uncle found the bodies of the teens in a pickup about 5 p.m. Tuesday just north of... more »
  • US Military Deaths in Iraq War at 4,409 on Tuesday

    June 29, 2010 8:12 PM

    As of Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at least 4,409 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes nine military civilians killed in action. At least 3,488 military personnel died as a result... more »
  • 20 Confirmed Deaths From Tennessee Flood

    May 6, 2010 4:14 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee officials have confirmed another flood death from Memphis, bringing the state's death toll from last weekend's storms to 20. The national toll is 30 people. Police found a body on Wednesday but have not released that person's identity. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency confirmed the... more »
  • Turtle Deaths In The Gulf of Mexico

    May 5, 2010 12:39 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A federal fisheries official says the government is investigating whether aggressive shrimp boats are causing turtle deaths in the Gulf of Mexico. Sheryan Epperly, sea turtle team leader for the National Marine Fisheries Service, said Wednesday that officials are looking into whether some of the boats... more »
  • Six More H1N1 Deaths in Louisiana

    November 3, 2009 7:26 PM

    The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is reporting six new deaths this past week from the swine flu. The death toll statewide now stands at 30. Two boys and two women died in the past week in the seven parish Acadiana region. One teen from Moss Bluff died, and... more »
  • Geraldo Live to cover Jeff Davis Deaths

    October 20, 2009 7:57 AM

    There will be national coverage for a series of unsolved deaths in Jefferson Davis parish. Geraldo Rivera will air coverage about the unsolved deaths on his show Geraldo Live on Fox News. It airs this Saturday, October 24th at 9 pm. Michael Dubois, a relative of one of the victims,... more »
  • Jennings Task Force Comprised of many Agencies

    October 7, 2009 12:40 PM

    Jennings and Jefferson Davis Parish is hurting and grieving the deaths of 8 women since 2005. The Multi-Agency Investigative Team formed to investigate these deaths is comprised of many independent agencies working together to bring those responsible to justice. Since the body of Loretta was found in May of 2005,... more »
  • DHH Confirms Three Deaths from H1N1 Flu

    October 6, 2009 11:45 AM

    The department will not release other personal details about the individuals to protect the privacy of the residents and their families. Baton Rouge: The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today confirmed three deaths in the state from H1N1: an adult female from DHH Region I, the Greater New... more »
  • Louisiana Traffic Deaths and Injuries Take Sharp Drop in 2008

    September 29, 2009 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE-Traffic deaths and injuries in Louisiana in 2008 took the sharpest decline in 15 years, Louisiana safety officials announced today. In 2008, 913 people were killed in Louisiana traffic crashes, an 8.2 percent decline from the previous year, according to the 2008 Louisiana Traffic Records Data Report. A total... more »
  • Louisiana confirms 3 more deaths from swine flu

    September 26, 2009 9:27 PM

    BC-LA--Swine Flu-Deaths,1st Ld-Writethru,0177 Louisiana confirms 3 more deaths from swine flu Eds: APNewsNow. CLARIFIES headlines. For more information on flu activity in Louisiana, including guidance for families and medical professionals, visit BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State health officials say three more people, including a child, have died from... more »

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