Friday, May 17 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:37:38 GMT
MANOR, TX (KEYE/CBS) – A weapons company began this week rolling out a groundbreaking "smart" rifle that can target and track a moving object from long distance. Trackingpoint began shipping the guns toMore >>
The rifle is precision guided with "lock and launch" technology similar to a fighter jet.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:00 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:00:54 GMT
The reality TV bug bites Louisiana residents again. This time it's a show that will feature a group of hunters from the Baton Rouge area. "Trained Assassins" follows a group of cross bow hunters from Louisiana ...More >>
The reality TV bug bites Louisiana residents again. This time it's a show that will feature a group of hunters from the Baton Rouge area. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:25 AM EDT2013-05-18 04:25:06 GMT
From LSU SportsBATON ROUGE, La. -- A two-run eighth-inning homer by senior leftfielder Raph Rhymes lifted No. 2 LSU (48-7, 23-6 SEC) to a thrilling 5-4 victory over No. 14 Ole Miss (35-20, 14-15 SEC) FridayMore >>
A two-run eighth-inning homer by senior leftfielder Raph Rhymes lifted No. 2 LSU to a thrilling 5-4 victory over No. 14 Ole Miss Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.
At the corner of Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway sits a Chevron gas station. It's off I-110 near Memorial Stadium. Around 10 p.m.Sunday, a family stopped here to get gas. "Upon our arrival, we located threeMore >>
A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night. More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
The 1992 murder of Connie Warner remains unsolved. Now after 12 years, an old witness is coming forward and publicly revealing information that could link convicted serial killer Derrick Todd Lee to Warner's murder. WAFB's Jennifer Hale has the exclusive.
Now that Derrick Lee has been sentenced to death, the old boyfriend of Connie Warner's daughter is publicly explaining his story: how he saw a man watching Warner's house on multiple occassions just before her death -- a man who looks just like Derrick Lee. Andre Burgos says he thinks police never took him seriously back then because he was the case's prime suspect.
Andre Burgos and Connie's daughter Tracey were high school sweethearts. In August 1992, Burgos became suspicious of a black stranger he kept seeing outside the Warner home. On Friday, August 21st, Burgos came to pick Tracey up for LSU's orientation weekend and decided to confront the man.
"This time, I drove up to him and asked him what was up. He mumbled a few curse words and walked away," said Burgos.
Connie Warner was nowhere to be found when her daughter returned home Sunday, August 23rd. In September, her nude body was discovered in a drainage ditch. Burgos says he tried to tell police about the suspicious stranger.
"It was really bad - the whole time I tried to tell them, they kept saying you're just trying to pin this on someone else. We know you did this," said Burgos.
Close relatives and friends are often the immediate suspects in a murder. Beyond that, Burgos says being teenagers, he and Tracey sometimes bent some of the rules Warner established. So when police questioned the two teens, their stories didn't immediately add up.
Years later, after Burgos was cleared, he finally put a name with the face. After Derrick Lee was arrested for the serial killings, media outlets dug up old pictures from Lee's past.
Burgos recalled, "When I walked by the news stand and saw the picture, it was like I was seeing a ghost. I was seeing the picture I'd had in my head for so long."
Burgos has never given an official description of the man he saw in Warner's neighborhood -- the same neighborhood where Lee is charged with killing nurse Randi Mebruer.
New detectives are now working the Connie Warner case and beginning to comb through old evidence for new clues. Chief Joey Watson says they're investigating any new information they can find but says fresh, realistic evidence is slow-coming given the case's age.