Shooter identified in slaying of NOPD officer
Posted on 10/13/2017 4:15:00 PM.

A New Orleans police officer is dead following a shooting early this morning. NOPD identifies him as 29-year-old Marcus McNeil. Chief Michael Harrison says four officers were patrolling the area. Police are still investigating what exactly happened.
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Ascension Sheriff: Safety is the main priority for Flambeau Fest
Posted on 10/2/2017 8:20:00 PM.

This weekend’s Flambeau Music Festival takes place in Ascension Parish and authorities are assuring ticketholders that safety will be of the utmost importance after Sunday night’s attack at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas. Sheriff Jeff Wiley says preparation is the best plan for a safe and enjoyable concert.
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A Baton Rouge business owner tells her story of her horrifying experience in Las Vegas
Posted on 10/2/2017 8:19:00 PM.

A Baton Rouge business owner was in a shuttle near the Mandalay Bay Hotel as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music concert. Allie Wester, owner of Weddings by Allie, says she’s in town for a wedding planning conference and was Snapchatting when all of a sudden her shuttle driver started driving at a high rate of speed.
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Shreveport Police investigating fatal shooting on I-20
Posted on 10/2/2017 11:46:00 AM.
One person is dead and another person was seriously wounded in a shooting that took place on I-20 in Shreveport just after midnight. Shreveport PD Corporal Angie Willhite says when officers arrived, they spotted a green SUV stopped on the inside wall.
 
"Inside that SUV was the driver of the vehicle, he had been struck multiple times by gunfire and the passenger who had been struck at least once," Willhite said. 
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Lincoln Parish sheriff's deputy wounded, suspect killed in shooting
Posted on 8/30/2017 4:26:00 AM.

A Lincoln Parish sheriff’s deputy is recovering and a suspect is dead following an officer-involved shooting on Highway 80 on Tuesday at noon. State Trooper Michael Reichardt says the fatal incident occurred after the unnamed deputy conducted a traffic stop.
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One month after shooting; House Majority Whip Scalise now in fair condition
Posted on 7/14/2017 5:30:00 AM.

It’s been one month since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a Virginia ballpark. The Jefferson Parish Congressman continues to recover from a gunshot wound to the hip sustained in a shootout on members of Congress. Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves says he’s been in touch with Scalise and his family throughout this ordeal.
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US Rep Graves says Scalise shooting sad sign of divisive times
Posted on 6/15/2017 5:36:00 AM.

Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves says the attack on House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball game practice is a sign of the turbulent times in our country. He says it’s okay to have different ideas and opinions, in fact we should celebrate that. But he says this is taking our differences too far.
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Student arrested in connection to Scotlandville High shooting
Posted on 2/6/2017 1:47:00 PM.

One student has been arrested in connection with a shooting at Scotlandville High School. Spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office Casey Rayborn Hicks says deputies received a call at around noon reporting shots fired at the school. She says a juvenile student was in a hallway and fired a weapon.
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NOPD: Violence in French Quarter must be addressed; nothing is off the table
Posted on 11/28/2016 11:48:00 AM.
Officials in New Orleans are exploring ways they can make the streets safer following another deadly shooting on Bourbon Street over the weekend claimed the life of one person and injured 9 others. NOPD Chief Michael Harrison praised his officers for their response time, but admits more has to be done.
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BR shootout leaves two dead, several injured
Posted on 11/28/2016 10:33:00 AM.

Two people are dead and several injured following a shootout in Baton Rouge. State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says last night police responded to a shooting on Essen Lane. He says 48-year-old Terrell Walker allegedly shot his girlfriend, 30-year-old April Peck, multiple times while sitting in a car and then pushed her out of the vehicle.
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