Baton Rouge BATON ROUGE - A man accused of killing another man in a fight is wanted by Baton Rouge Police. Police say 27 year-old Andres Gonzalez punched Raphael Domino Jr. while the two fought at Club End Zone on Plank Road on May 5th. Domino then fell to the ground and hit his head. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. Anyone with any information on Gonzalez's ...
Medicaid BATON ROUGE- A proposal for Louisiana to tap into federal health overhaul money available for expanding Medicaid has been stalled by senators. The Senate Finance Committee rejected the bill Monday, with all but one Republican voting against expansion. The measure would seek federal approval to use the expansion money to provide private insurance coverage to adults earning up to 138 ...
LAKE CHARLES, LA (NBC33) - The family of a Lake Charles woman who died in 1962 never believed she accidentally drowned. That’s why they turned to an investigative reporter for help. It all started when the surviving family members of Mary Vail contacted a local investigative reporter. They learned that Mary’s former husband, William Felix Vail, has a connection to the disappearance ...
NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) - Musicians are raising their instruments to show support for the victims of the Mother’s Day shooting. The 19 Fund Benefit is being held on Thursday, May 23 at Tipitina’s (Uptown) in New Orleans. Co-chairs for the event include music icon Fats Domino, Wenell Pierce and Donald Harrison, Jr. "The mission of The 19 Fund is to help victims of violent ...
Police are searching for a man accused of opening fire into crowds standing outside a gas station and injuring two people early Sunday morning. The Plaquemine Police Department said Shannon Holmes ...
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BAYOU CORNE, LA (WAFB) - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was in Bayou Corne Monday morning to hold a news conference on the current status of the giant sinkhole in Grand Bayou. Texas Brine owns the salt cavern that caused the massive sinkhole in Grand Bayou in June 2012. Ten days ago, there were four breaches in the containment berm surrounding the sinkhole. The breaches were caused by ...
NATALBANY, LA (NBC33) - A 20-year-old man from Independence was killed last night during a drive by shooting. Deputies are currently searching for a suspect. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident occurred shortly before midnight on Sunday, May 19. The victim, James Dillon, was found shot to death inside his vehicle, which was located near the Natalbany ...
NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) - An inmate who was roughly a month away from being released will end up with more time behind bars once he’s located. That’s because he allegedly walked off from the transitional work program. The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that Leroy Smith, 29, left his job on Sunday, May 19. Investigators are currently working to track him down. ...
PLAQUEMINE, LA (NBC33) - A 19-year-old turned himself in to police for allegedly injuring two people after he fired a gun several times at a crowd of people. The Plaquemine Police Department reports that the incident happened on Sunday, May 19 at roughly 1:30 a.m. It all started when the suspect, Shannon Dale Holmes, Jr., allegedly fired a gun at the Circle K store in Plaquemine. Officials ...
inmate MARSKVILLE - A 21-year-old inmate who escaped Friday from a work detail in Marksville has been captured. Avoyelles Parish sheriff's deputies tell The Town Talk that Marksville police arrested Christopher W. Roy Saturday. Deputies say Roy was found hiding in a closet. He was taken to the Avoyelles Parish Dentition Center and booked with simple escape. Roy has been in the Avoyelles ...
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Gunmen fired shots during an informal Mother's Day afternoon parade in New Orleans in Louisiana state injuring 19 people, two of them children, according to police.
The wounded in Sunday afternoon's shooting in the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana, governed by Indian-American Bobby Jindal, included 10 men and seven women as well as a boy and a girl, both 10.
Local Nola.com citing police said both the 10-year-old victims had graze wounds to the body and were in good condition. A man and a woman were reported to be in surgery Sunday evening.
Immediately after the shooting on Frenchmen Street police reported seeing three suspects running from the scene.
Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said the three gunmen likely worked together, and at least two different weapons were used. One of the suspects is described as a man between 18 and 22 years old with short hair and wearing a white shirt and blue jeans, Serpas said.
Many of the victims were grazed, some by bullets that ricocheted. "At this point, there are no fatalities, and most of the wounds are not life-threatening," Nola.com cited spokesperson Remi Braden as saying in an email.
"But all medical conditions are not known at this time as victims were rushed to nearby hospitals," Braden said. ...
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