Murder

Police are calling in help and asking for public assistance finding the shooters in Saturdays barrage of bullets that left three people dead and seven more injured. "The NOPD – along with our partners at the Louisiana State Police, U.S. Attorney's office, ATF and the FBI – continue to work around...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 24, 2018 - 11:01 am
Every morning we talk about things in the news and give you a chance to call in and express your opinion. On this edition of IYC (It’s Your Call), we’re talking about the death penalty. Ironically, the death penalty is so serious it should only be thought of logically and rationally; but the crimes...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 23, 2018 - 10:03 pm
Police are investigating what Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard calls a bizarre murder. It started when Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Officials contacted Livingston detectives. "Detectives with the Ascension Parish SO were working a Missing Persons Case," according to a news release. "Information...
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June 30, 2018 - 11:39 pm
(AP) — Just days after the state's high court ordered a new trial, a New Orleans woman convicted of murdering her abusive husband has received a bond low enough to get out of jail. The Louisiana Supreme Court on Wednesday voted 6-1 for a new trial in Catina Curley's case. The court said Curley's...
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June 26, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say a 17-year-old boy who was shot in the head has died. News outlets report that officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting around 9:40 p.m. on Monday. A police release says officers arrived and found the teenager suffering from a gunshot wound to...
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Jurors in St. Tammany Parish jury found Margaret Stockstill guilty of second degree murder in the death of her best friend’s fiancé. Prosecutors convinced the panel that the 33-year-old defendant shot and killed 27-year-old Cody Couch after he went out with his friends April 14, 2017, and didn't...
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Cops say a woman charged with killing a man in Baton Rouge may soon face the same charges in New Orleans. A warrant for 50-year-old Meshell Hale of Slaughter, Louisiana says she had Google searches that implecate her. Those allegedly included “how common is barium poisoning”, “How bad does Barium...
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Cops say a four-year-old girl and her dad died in double shooting in LaPlace. "On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 8:56 p.m., St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Joe Parquet Circle in LaPlace after receiving several calls of shots fired," according to a news release. It says...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 23, 2018 - 9:56 am
Police say a Sunday night shooting left a teenage boy dead and the child's mother wounded. "Deputies responded to a 911 complaint of a shooting that occurred in the 100 block of Lynn Drive in Paradis, LA," according to Corporal James Grimaldi with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office. "Deputies...
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