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Man accused of shooting girlfriend in the face

Monday, 01 September 2014 10:51
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Port Allen man is accused of shooting his girlfriend in the face with a handgun that fires shotgun shells. According to the probable cause report, the Baton Rouge Police Department was dispatched to the LSU Clinic on Airline at roughly 3 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31. The officer met with the shooting victim, who had “several buckshot pellets in her face and top shoulder.” “The victim stated that she…
Forecasters watch area of low pressure in Bay of Campeche
Monday, 01 September 2014 10:51
MIAMI, FL (WAFB) - The National Hurricane Center reported it is closely monitoring a broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche. Forecasters said conditions appear to be favorable for some development and the system could become a tropical depression within the next day or two. An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance plane is scheduled to investigate the low Monday afternoon. If something develops, it is expected to move west-northwest into southeastern Mexico. Hurricane…
BRPD identifies officer who shot suspect during traffic stop
Monday, 01 September 2014 10:51
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department has released the name of the officer who shot a suspect who resisted arrest and threatened his life during a traffic stop. Cpl. Don Coppola said Matthew Jackson, a five-year veteran of the department shot Derek Davis, 27, early Sunday morning. Jackson is on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Coppola added Davis was shot multiple times, but is expected to survive.…
New Orleans police investigate fatal shooting on Dreux Avenue
Monday, 01 September 2014 10:24
Advocate staff report Sept. 01, 2014
Police investigate deadly shooting in Gentilly
Monday, 01 September 2014 09:51
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Gentilly. The shooting was reported Monday morning in the 2600 block of Dreaux Avenue. Officers say that a male victim was shot multiple times. The name of the victim has not been released at this time. Little information is known. FOX 8 will continue to update the story as details become available. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to…
Driver dies after getting thrown from SUV as it flipped
Monday, 01 September 2014 09:50
ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Louisiana State Police said a man was killed after the SUV he was driving flipped and he was ejected early Monday morning. The victim was identified as Robert Falcon Jr., 37, of Maurepas. Troopers reported the crash happened on LA 22 west of LA 16 in Ascension Parish around 3:15 a.m. Tpr. Jared Sandifer with LSP Troop A said the preliminary investigation showed Falcon was headed east on LA 22…
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Monday, 01 September 2014 08:50
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Driver killed in single-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish
Monday, 01 September 2014 08:47
Advocate staff report Sept. 01, 2014 Comments GONZALES – A Maurepas man was killed early Monday in a single-vehicle crash on La. 22 in Ascension Parish, State Police reported. Robert G. Falcon Jr., 37, was driving a 2003 GMC Yukon eastbound on La. 22 shortly before 3:15 a.m.
Tropical Blog: Not much activity as peak of the season nears
Monday, 01 September 2014 07:50
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Not much activity in the tropics as we get closer to the peak of the season, September 10. The only area worth watching at the moment is a wave currently over the Yucatan. The wave will move westward today and once over the Bay of Campeche, further development is possible. The Hurricane Center is giving the disturbance a high percent chance of strengthening and the Hurricane Hunters will possibly investigate…
Mother of knife-wielding man killed by SPD officer suing officer, city
Monday, 01 September 2014 07:34
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The mother of a man fatally shot by a Shreveport police officer last year after wielding a knife is suing the city and the officer who fired the shot. According to her attorney Nelson Cameron, Marjorie Shepherd filed the lawsuit on behalf of her son 58-year-old John Shepherd Tuesday. The lawsuit states that on October 15, 2013, SPD officer Phillip Tucker violated John Shepherd's constitutional right to be free from excessive…

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