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  • 3 Dead in Shootings at Kansas Jewish Community Sites

    April 13, 2014 7:43 PM

    Three people are dead in a pair of shootings at a Jewish community center and retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas, police said. Two people were killed in the town's Jewish Community Center, Sean Reilly of Overland Park Police said. Another person was killed at a second location, he... more »
  • One Dead Two Injured in Series of Crowley Shootings

    April 6, 2014 2:53 PM

    Within the past 24 hours, Crowley police have been working on a very active crime scene on the west side of the city. The first incident took place Saturday, April 5, evening around 6:45 p.m. On North Avenue B. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a male... more »
  • Police: At least 4 dead in Dallas-area shootings

    August 8, 2013 5:41 AM

    DALLAS (AP) - Authorities in the Dallas area say a series of shootings have killed at least four people and wounded others, but that a suspect is in custody. Dallas police Sgt. Warren Mitchell told media outlets that police were called to a home Wednesday night where they found four... more »
  • Arrests in New Orleans parade shootings cheered

    May 17, 2013 8:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Days after sudden gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother's Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of six arrests gave an organizer of the traditional event reason to celebrate again. "I'm just ecstatic," Edward Buckner, president of the Original Big 7 Social... more »
  • Scammers looking to profit from Connecticut school shootings

    December 21, 2012 9:41 AM

    As word spilled out about the heartbreaking loss of life resulting from the school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn., Acadiana residents sought to open their hearts and pocketbooks to help those most affected by the tragedy. But phony charities have also sought to cash in on... more »
  • 7 Officer Involved Shootings In Acadiana in Past Year

    December 3, 2012 8:30 PM

    Sunday's shooting involving a police officer isn't the first, and won't be the last incident where a law enforcement officer opens fire on a suspect. In all, there have been at least seven officer involved shootings in the past year across Acadiana, dating from December 2011 to December 2012. ... more »
  • Church Point Police: Two Shootings Could Be Related

    November 4, 2012 7:43 PM

    Church Point Police are investigating two potentially related shootings that has left one person in the hospital. Not much information is being released as of Sunday evening, but police said the shootings happened overnight around the same time on North Main Street in Church Point. One person is in the... more »
  • 2 adults, 1 child killed in New Orleans shootings

    May 30, 2012 5:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police in New Orleans have released surveillance video, here , that shows a silver car and three people who may be involved in a shooting incident that left a little girl and a woman dead. The fatal shots were fired Tuesday evening in a New Orleans... more »
  • Cops face decades in prison for Katrina shootings

    April 4, 2012 9:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A case that became the centerpiece of the Justice Department's push to clean up the troubled New Orleans Police Department draws to a close Wednesday, as a federal judge sentences five former police officers for their roles in deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a bridge... more »
  • Trial opens for La. officers charged in shootings

    June 23, 2011 6:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The first day of jury selection ended Wednesday without anyone seated to hear the case of five current or former New Orleans police officers charged in the deadly shootings of unarmed people on a bridge in Hurricane Katrina's chaotic aftermath. For more than five hours, U.S.... more »
  • Tucson Girl's Corneas Save The Vision of Two Children

    January 17, 2011 6:46 PM

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The father of the young girl killed in the Tucson mass shooting says his daughter's corneas have saved the vision of two children. John Green said Monday that the Donor Network of Arizona told him and his wife that two children can see now because of... more »
  • Louisiana Man gets 5 years in Deputy Shootings

    October 19, 2010 9:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 31-year-old Baton Rouge man has been sentenced to five years in prison shortly after pleading guilty to shooting two detectives when they tried to execute a search warrant at his home in 2008. Ellis Henry Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of aggravated... more »
  • Man indicted in Baton Rouge hospital shootings

    October 15, 2010 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 36-year-old man accused of shooting and wounding his estranged wife and her boyfriend at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Mid City last month was indicted Thursday on attempted murder charges. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury charged Darrell F. Garner with two counts of... more »
  • No bond for officers in Katrina police shootings

    September 23, 2010 9:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A magistrate has rejected another bid to set bond for four current or former New Orleans police officers charged in deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a bridge in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. Defense attorneys on Thursday asked U.S. Magistrate Louis Moore Jr. to free their clients... more »
  • Deadline Extended for Death Penalty Decision

    August 18, 2010 5:18 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) A federal judge has extended a deadline for the Justice Department to decide whether to seek the death penalty against four current or former New Orleans police officers charged in deadly shootings on a bridge after Hurricane Katrina. At the request of defense attorneys, U.S. District... more »
  • 3 Officers Plead Not Guilty in Katrina Shootings

    July 14, 2010 8:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Three police officers charged in the killing of two unarmed residents on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina and a cover-up that followed pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. Sgts. Robert Gisevius and Kenneth Bowen and Officer Anthony Villavaso stood before a federal magistrate in green... more »
  • Cops Could Face Death in Post-Katrina Shootings

    July 14, 2010 6:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Four New Orleans police officers could face the death penalty after being accused of gunning down two unarmed people in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the latest twist for a corruption-plagued department that already faces several federal investigations. The four officers were charged along... more »
  • 3rd Ex-Officer Pleads Guilty In Danziger Bridge Shootings

    April 7, 2010 4:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police officer has told authorities he saw a fellow officer shoot and kick unarmed, wounded civilians in a deadly incident on a bridge in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. The former officer, Michael Hunter, pleaded guilty Wednesday to helping cover up the shootings on... more »
  • 4 dead, 2 hurt in 5 N.O., Jefferson shootings

    March 21, 2010 6:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Five shootings within 24 hours kill four men and injure two others in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish. The New Orleans coroner's office identified two men killed Saturday as 31-year-old Algernon Washington of Harvey and 39-year-old David Jackson of New Orleans. Police say Washington was killed early... more »

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