Murder

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 02, 2018 - 8:04 am
Phones across Louisiana got an Amber Alert overnight. What prompted the statewide notification from Iberia Parish? Iberia Sheriff Louis Ackal tells WWL First News that it all started when a man went to the home where his infant daughter lives with the baby's mother. "An argument ensued," the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 23, 2018 - 8:09 pm
Cops have arrested a man they say set another man on fire, killing him. "An unidentified male was discovered burning in the 4600 block of Chef Menteur Highway," according to a news release. "A passing motorist saw the victim on fire and called 911 at 11:34 a.m." Witnesses say the victim was...
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SIPA USA
February 15, 2018 - 12:17 pm
AP) — President Donald Trump struck a solemn tone Thursday after the deadly school shooting in Florida, describing a “scene of terrible violence, hatred and evil” and promising to “tackle the difficult issue of mental health,” but avoiding any mention of guns. Taking up the now-familiar ritual of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 23, 2018 - 10:24 am
New Orleans Police are asking for help finding a man they say got drunk and beat another man, who died 12 days later. "The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Garrett James Ward (DOB: 06-26-1992) in connection with the homicide of Arnold Jackson that occurred in the 2000 block of St. Charles...
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December 03, 2017 - 9:45 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to multiple crimes, including murdering a federal witness, in connection with a conspiracy involving robbery of drug dealers. Fifty-four-year-old Gregory Denson faces a possible life sentence. However, a plea agreement filed in federal court...
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Chris Miller
November 29, 2017 - 10:56 am
A Chalmette man won't face capital punishment on accusations he murdered his ex-wife with an axe last September, officials with the St. Bernard Parish District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. Mark Owens is charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. He faces an...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 25, 2017 - 9:09 am
Cops in Thibodaux say a woman is dead and a man in jail today, after he allegedly shot an elderly neighbor, then tried to set her on fire. The victim's family says she was 75 years old. "The Thibodaux Police Department received a phone call of a shooting in the 1700 Block of Midland Dr.,"...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 17, 2017 - 8:00 am
New Orleans Police say an 18 month old girl is dead after her father stabbed and suffocated her. Police Chief Michael Harrison says the father called police and said, "God made me do it." Police arrived to find the father on the porch and the dead baby inside on a bed. ''And there our officers...
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