Friday, May 17 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:37:38 GMT
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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 >>
PHOENIX (CBS5/AP) -
A Mexican national lied to Texas authorities when he confessed to shooting U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry more than two years ago, according to the FBI.
An FBI spokesman said agents from San Antonio, TX, interviewed Gustavo Cruz-Lozano in southern Texas and that he admitted that he lied about shooting Terry in December 2010.
"During the course of the interview, Cruz-Lozano admitted to the agents that he lied about his involvement in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in order to garner attention," according to the spokesman.
The Terry family had no comment.
Various news agencies reported that Gustavo Cruz-Lozano on Wednesday admitted to pulling the trigger and killing Terry. Cruz-Lozano turned himself in Wednesday and was arrested on charges of making death threats against Hidalgo County, TX, Sheriff Lupe Trevino, according to a report by Univision and two other U.S. broadcast networks.
Univision, a Spanish-language television network, reported that before he surrendered, Cruz-Lozano admitted in an exclusive interview with Primer Impacto that he pulled the trigger and killed Terry during a firefight between suspected illegal immigrants, drug smugglers and Border Patrol agents Dec. 14, 2010, near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona.
Primer Impacto is a daily news magazine show on Univision News.
Two AK-47s involved in the botched federal gun-walking case known as Fast and Furious were found at the scene near Naco in southern Arizona.
Five suspects have been indicted and one has pled guilty to first-degree murder in Terry's death. Another has been captured in Mexico and is currently awaiting extradition, according to the FBI.
"We had a drug shipment and when they took us by surprise, people started surrounding them, and that's when we ambushed them," Curz-Lozano told Primer Impacto correspondent Natalia Cruz. "When they started surrounding them and they had no time to react, I was the one, I was the one that killed him."
Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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