Tuesday, June 18 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-06-18 21:12:52 GMT
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on theMore >>
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on the girl, even after she told him that she was in pain.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-06-18 20:10:44 GMT
WWL-TV reports there has been a possible explosion in Washington Parish early Tuesday morning. The station stated on its website officials are on their way to the town of Isabel to investigate. According toMore >>
There was a gas line explosion early Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal. The gas fire is out, but trees in the area are still burning. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-06-18 14:36:47 GMT
Louisiana State Police reports I-10 East is closed at Whiskey Bay on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge due to multiple crashes. Traffic on I-10 East is being diverted onto I-49 North.Drivers trying to get toMore >>
Louisiana State Police said I-10 East was closed for a while Tuesday morning due to multiple crashes near Whiskey Bay on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:18 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:18:50 GMT
A man accused of stealing air conditioners was arrested on theft and drug charges Monday. Johnny Williams Jr., 34, of Hammond, faces charges of felony theft and possession of marijuana. The Tangipahoa ParishMore >>
A man accused of stealing air conditioners was arrested on theft and drug charges Monday. Witnesses said they saw him take the units. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:37:41 GMT
Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected rapist. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reported Justo Venegas, 31, is wanted on a charge of forcible rape. Chief DeputyMore >>
Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected rapist. He is wanted for forcible rape involving a girl. More >>
GONZALES, LA (WAFB) -
Two people have been killed and one is seriously injured in an apparent home invasion on Babin Rd. in Gonzales.
The home invasion happened Saturday in the 39000 block of Babin Road, deputies believe it happened between midnight and 10 a.m. Saturday. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office was called to the home Saturday night after family members were unable to get in touch with the people living in the home.
Once they got there, no one answered the door and they had to force their way in.
Robert Irwin Marchand, 74, and step-son Douglas Dooley, 50, were found dead in the home. Shirley Marchand, 72, was still alive when deputies found her and was taken to a hospital where she had emergency surgery.
Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley says the quiet Christian couple are not ideal victims. All three were found with their throats slit and their bodies showed signs of blunt trauma. There were no signs of forced entry.
According to Sheriff Wiley, an entire safe containing gold coins was stolen. The estimated value of all four coin sets is valued around $500,000.
"We think that they knew that there were valuables in the house and yes we think they knew something about the Marchands," says Sheriff Wiley.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff says the victims are well known and respected citizens and they were viciously attacked in their homes. Sheriff Wiley also says the department is working non stop to identify and capture the killers.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-621-INFO(4636) or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP(7867).
We will bring you more information as it becomes available.