November 30, 2014 10:38 PM
A Marksville woman was found stabbed to death early Sunday evening. Deputies with the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff Office say 46-year-old Laura J. Williams was found dead in her home around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. When investigators arrived at her home, located in the 400 block of Starlight Baptist Church Rd. north... more »
November 30, 2014 4:42 PM
Vernon Parish - Last night, a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle killed a man from Leesville, LA and seriously injured his wife, after their motorcycle collided with a deer. Troopers responded to the crash around 9:30 p.m., which occurred on LA Hwy 28 West near Walnut Hill Road. The... more »
July 13, 2014 12:54 PM
State Police and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office are searching for 3 children who were abducted by their father.
Deputies say Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas, 43, allegedly killed his girlfriend, 24 year-old Heidi Monroy, and fled the scene with his three children.
Around 3:35 a.m. Sunday, law officials responded to... more »
March 22, 2014 3:43 PM
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine security forces arrested the chairman of the underground Communist Party of the Philippines and his wife on Saturday, the military said, dealing the biggest blow in years to the decades-old rebel group. Benito Tiamzon and his wife, Wilma, also a senior party officer, were arrested... more »
February 17, 2014 6:56 AM
BATON ROUGE - About one decade after his home nearly burned down, former LSU baseball coach Skip Bertman was the victim of a home invasion in the same residence near LSU shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday, according to Baton Rouge Police.
Bertman, 75, was awakened by a masked burglar... more »
December 31, 2013 6:04 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Mourners are remembering the first person killed in a rampage across two Louisiana parishes last week. Forty-three-year-old Denise Perry's funeral was held Monday at Memory Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel, Miss. Her obituary dropped the name of the husband who authorities said strangled and drowned her,... more »
November 19, 2013 10:16 AM
MARRERO, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a Marrero man who spent three days working offshore came home to find his estranged wife holed up with another man and the makings of a meth lab. The Times-Picayune reports authorities seized methamphetamine, precursor chemicals and other drug paraphernalia in... more »
July 12, 2013 10:07 AM
WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies are investigating a murder-suicide in western Ouachita Parish. Chief Deputy Marc Mashaw tells The News-Stars deputies arrived on the scene on Greenbriar Road shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday. Sheriff Jay Russell identified the victims as 66-year-old Alvin Fife and his 64-year-old wife, Frankie.... more »
May 15, 2012 7:11 AM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Tioga man accused of killing his wife then trying to run over two deputies is set to stand trial. The Town Talk reports Joseph Anton Chehardy Jr. is charged with second-degree murder of his wife, Janeva Lasyone, who was shot twice, once in the head,... more »
March 16, 2012 9:49 AM
CLINTON, La. (AP) - East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Clinton police officer on a domestic abuse complaint. Sheriff Talmadge Bunch tells The Advocate 52-year-old Ronnie Harrell was booked with domestic abuse battery and released on bail. Detective Don McKey says Harrell's wife accused him of striking her... more »
March 9, 2012 10:55 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A canned food drive by Gov. Bobby Jindal and his wife, Supriya, has yielded more than 1,000 pounds of food that will be donated to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. The drive occurred during the governor's inauguration and over the Christmas holiday season. The... more »
May 13, 2011 9:23 AM
PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - A White Castle man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting deaths of his wife and stepdaughter. Prosecutors said 62-year-old Ervin Allen Sr. left divorce court proceedings in Plaquemine on June 12, 2007, drove to his home, then shot his wife in the back... more »
October 19, 2010 9:33 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is asking Anita Hill to apologize for accusing the justice of sexually harassing her, 19 years after Thomas' confirmation hearing spawned a national debate about harassment in the workplace. Virginia Thomas said in a statement Tuesday that she was... more »
September 27, 2010 9:37 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Two men have been charged in the 1993 killing of a 15-year-old girl after the wife of one of them turned him in, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press. Shannon Marshall told New Castle and Pennsylvania State Police that she went along when Joseph... more »
September 22, 2010 10:01 AM
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A report says the wife of a pilot killed in a Labor Day plane small plane crash on a neighborhood street near a southern Nevada airport has also died. University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen told says that Susan Touchet of Erath, La., died Tuesday from... more »
September 14, 2010 5:04 PM
An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy is arrested by police charged with False Imprisonment and Domestic Abuse Battery from a domestic incident. Brison Gremillion, 30, was fired and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail today. He is accused of handcuffing his wife to the bed because she was... more »
June 1, 2010 12:59 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, are separating after 40 years of marriage. According to an e-mail circulated among the couple's friends and obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday, the Gores said it was "a mutual and mutually supportive decision that we... more »
May 13, 2010 6:08 PM
Aaron Lebouf is behind bars in Vermilion Parish. Deputies say he tried to burn down a house with his wife in it.
Aaron Lebeouf's wife was staying with a friend when she saw him outside.
He then allegedly threw something through the window.
The victim says she... more »
May 11, 2010 10:28 AM
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A 25-year-old U.S. Air Force serviceman is being held without bond in Opelousas following the shooting death of his bride's ex-husband. Jason Rolls, of Fort Dix, N.J., has been booked with manslaughter in the death of 32-year-old Michael Hall, a Krotz Springs firefighter shot and killed... more »
March 22, 2010 3:48 PM
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A St. Tammany Parish man stabbed his wife and two children Sunday then died in a highway crash that injured two other people, authorities said. Daryl Horne, 47, stabbed his wife, a 17-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son after returning to his Covington area home from a... more »
February 19, 2010 12:42 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Across the media landscape, time stopped for 13 1/2 minutes Friday as Tiger Woods took a swing at getting out of the rough with an extraordinary video apology for his sexual escapades, telecast around the world. Dozens of broadcast networks, cable news outlets and online streams... more »
February 16, 2010 7:07 AM
An Acadia parish man is in jail after police say he took a hostage at his house. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's office tells KATC Wayne Boudreaux and his wife were arguing when Boudreaux fired a shotgun twice outside.
Deputies say he then locked himself in the house with a... more »
November 24, 2009 6:12 PM
Services for the minister and his wife killed by a train on the way to church are set.
Reverend Fanley Thomas and his wife Florence will be laid to rest on Saturday at St. Paul Baptist Church in Mamou. Franks Brothers Funeral Home in Eunice is handling the arrangements.... more »
November 23, 2009 7:45 AM
LE MOYEN, La. (AP) - Authorities say the Rev. Fanley Thomas and his wife, Florence, of Mamou, were killed when their car was hit by a train near St. James Baptist Church, where Fanley Thomas served as pastor. The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received a call shortly after 7... more »
November 22, 2009 6:31 PM
A St. Landry congregation will never be the same after a train accident that happened just outside of church.
Crying, Catherin Kinnerson said, "They came into our life to pull us together and God knows they left here today still to keep us together." 59 year olds Fanley and... more »
October 30, 2009 12:01 PM
On October 28, 2009, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff Department received information concerning a possible murder for hire. The information stemmed from an ongoing divorce battle involving a Eunice couple.
According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, Detectives received information that a Eunice woman wanted to hire a hit man... more »
October 5, 2009 11:05 AM
UPDATE: Wife involved in shooting that killed her husband has turned herself into police.
On Sunday, October 04, 2009, at approximately 4:40pm, the Broussard Police Department was dispatched to 119 Lafferty Dr in reference to a shooting in progress. The caller stated that his wife had shot him in... more »