Crime & Justice

May 22, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three New Orleans gang members will be imprisoned for decades in connection with multiple killings. The New Orleans Advocate reports that the three were sentenced Monday, at a hearing where the father of one victim expressed remorse, but also forgiveness. Twenty-five-year-old...
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Chris Miller
May 21, 2018 - 4:58 pm
A 40-year-old Kenner woman faces an attempted murder charge after police say she opened fire on her husband as he backed out of the driveway. Police say Tammy Bush and her husband of 15 years had gotten into an argument early this morning at their residence in the 2700 block of Panama Street. “...
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Abdul Aziz Sheikh, center, father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Pakistani foreign exchange student is among those killed in the shooting, according to a leader at a program for foreign exchange students and the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C. Megan Lysaght, manager of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Abroad program (YES), sent a letter to students in the program confirming that Sabika Sheikh was killed in the shooting. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
May 20, 2018 - 2:10 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old student looking forward to celebrating his family's new swimming pool and a substitute teacher whose home frequently hosted family gatherings were among the 10 people killed in a mass shooting at a Texas high school. Friends and family members of the eight...
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A student, left, reacts after retrieving her belongings inside Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Students and teachers were allowed to return to parts of the school to gather their belongings. A gunman opened fire inside the school Friday, May 18, killing several people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 19, 2018 - 9:51 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said. Dmitrios Pagourtzis fired again through the...
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Baseball players from Santa Fe High School and Kingwood Park High School come together around the pitching mound to say a prayer before their game in Deer Park, Texas, Saturday, May 19, 2018. A gunman opened fire inside Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, killing at least 10 people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 19, 2018 - 7:18 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A Santa Fe high school baseball team member who suffered a head wound in the shooting attended the school's playoff game Saturday. Team member Rome Shubert was dressed in a team jersey but in...
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Law enforcement officers talk as a car is towed away in the Mt. Zion High School parking lot as part of an investigation into a shooting Friday, May 18, 2018, in Jonesboro, Ga. The lot was being used as an overflow lot for the Perry Learning Center Graduation when the incident occurred. One person was killed and another wounded when an argument led to a shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony Friday night in metro Atlanta, police said. (AP Photo/John Amis)
May 19, 2018 - 6:27 pm
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Police announced the arrests of two people Saturday in a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia. One woman was killed and another was wounded by gunfire Friday night following an argument in a high school parking lot across from the Clayton County...
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Chris Miller
May 19, 2018 - 3:39 pm
A "minor property dispute" ended with two women shot to death, and their killer dying at the hands of the husband of one of the dead women, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's officials say today. The sheriff's office says shortly after 9:00 p.m. Friday, 44-year-old Christopher Pike and his girlfriend, 43-...
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May 19, 2018 - 2:45 pm
(WWL.com) - Summertime is the most active season for door-to-door sales, and State Fire Marshal Butch Browning reminds everyone to be wary of home security sales fraud. Dale Meredith of Cottonport recounted his story of how a salesman saw the ADT sign outside his home, and proceeded to impersonate...
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Don Ames
May 19, 2018 - 8:37 am
New Orleans Police say two people were hospitalized early Saturday morning after gunfire broke out between two groups arguing in a Bourbon Street bar. The argument spilled out into the 800 block of Toulouse Street about 2:15 a.m. Saturday An NOPD spokesman says the bar argument between the two...
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Don Ames
May 19, 2018 - 5:38 am
Two women and a man were killed in a Friday night Marrero shooting incident. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said the three victims were found fatally shot inside a house in the 7800 block of Barataria Boulevard. According to Lopinto, detectives are still working to figure out exactly what...
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