Saturday, May 18 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:59:26 GMT
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. The victim told investigatorsMore >>
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. More >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:39 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:39:50 GMT
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not life-threatening. The accidentMore >>
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon.More >>
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 7:41 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:41:51 GMT
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday."We take full responsibility," Beth Brewster, CAA director "CAA takes full responsibilityMore >>
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday.More >>
Lee County investigators say it appears a Columbus man lost his life in the process of trying to steal power.
Lee County investigators say 37-year-old Richard Dickson of Columbus was found dead at the foot of a power poll located at a home on Lee Road 2071 around 6 p.m. Tuesday night. It appears he was electrocuted.
"Mr. Dickson did not live at the residence where this occurred," said Sheriff Jay Jones with the Lee County Sheriff's Office. "It appears he may have been paid to obtain power for this residence that did not have power."
Investigators say Dickson was not authorized to be working on the Alabama Power poll.
Evidence at the scene indicates he had some cables and was attempting to hook them to a transformer on the poll when he came into contact with a live wire, was electrocuted and fell to the ground.
The owners of the house were not at home while we were on the scene.
Sheriff Jones says it appears they had hired Dickson to help them steal power, but it does not appear Dickson was a licensed electrician.
Dickson's body has been sent for an autopsy.
Sheriff Jones says he does not know if charges will be filed against the homeowners, as this case remains under investigation.