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Two Teen Girls Vanish From Louisiana Hotel

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.14.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Louisiana are asking the public's help Monday in finding two teenage girls last seen at a Bossier City hotel. Myesha Alexander and R...

Mississippi Agrees To Extradite Shooting Suspect

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The state of Mississippi has agreed to extradite a suspect in the gunfight that killed one person and injured nine others last mo...

1,852 Silver Bars Seized From Alleged Meth Dealer

AP | Posted 06.04.2014 | Crime

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities who arrested a drug suspect say they seized 1,852 silver bars along with some drugs. Lt. Carl Townley ...

Missing Boy Found Locked In Man's Bathroom, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 04.11.2014 | Crime

A Louisiana man was arrested after authorities said he locked his neighbor's son in his bathroom, then made up a story about the 6-year-old boy leavin...

Teen 'Menace' Arrested In Undercover Investigation

Posted 04.01.2014 | Crime

An undercover investigation has brought down a Louisiana teen who police say was a "menace" to the neighborhood. Authorities in Kenner received num...

This Guy Went Into A Pet Store And Squeezed A Hamster To Death

Posted 02.27.2014 | Crime

A Louisiana man pleaded guilty Tuesday to intentionally squeezing a hamster to death at a pet store. Vincent Caracci, 21, was sentenced to two year...

David Lohr

Accused Baby Killer Allegedly Said 'Frustration' Drove Him To Throw Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.02.2013 | Crime

A Sulphur, Louisiana, man has been charged with causing fatal injuries to a baby he allegedly confessed to throwing across a room. According to the...

Marchers Finish Parade Ruined By Violence On Mother's Day

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- Organizers of a parade interrupted by a shooting spree in New Orleans on Mother's Day are finishing what they started. The Times-Picay...

Alleged Shooter At Mother's Day Parade Gets Charged

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 07.16.2013 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS — Two brothers with a history of drug arrests and suspected ties to a neighborhood gang each face 20 counts of attempted second-degr...

Woman Allegedly Throws Puppies Off Balcony

Posted 04.10.2013 | Crime

A New Orleans woman was arrested Monday after allegedly killing two puppies by throwing them off of a third-story balcony. Kisha Carter, 25, has b...

Man Allegedly Robs, Beats Victim To Prove He's Not A Cop

Posted 04.01.2013 | Weird News

A New Orleans man is accused of kicking and punching someone into a bloody pulp just to prove that he wasn't a police officer. Police say William ...

COLD CASE: Arrest Made In 27-Year-Old Rape

Posted 02.24.2013 | Crime

A New Orleans woman may see justice served after police made an arrest in the case of her aggravated rape -- 27 years later. Police arrested Troy W...

Former Escaped Inmates Plead Guilty To Kidnapping

AP | JACK ELLIOTT JR. | Posted 02.11.2013 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. -- Two inmates have pleaded guilty to kidnapping in connection with a crime spree through four states that began with an escape from a ...

Police Find Mom, Daughters Stabbed In Burning Apartment

Posted 11.05.2012 | Crime

Authorities responding to a fire inside a Louisiana apartment complex made a gruesome discovery on Sunday -- a mother and her two daughters stabbed to...

Man Accused Of Taking Out A Loaded Rifle After Being Denied Food Stamps

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | Crime

LAPLACE, La. — Authorities say a Louisiana man who got a loaded AR-15 assault rifle from his pickup truck after being turned down for disaster f...

WATCH: Viral Video Of Woman Stealing From A 10-Year-Old's Purse Leads To Arrest

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.02.2012 | Crime

A woman turned herself into the authorities after a surveillance tape showing her allegedly taking $13 from a 10-year-old girl went viral. On Aug. ...

Mickey Shunick Fought Desperately Before Abductor Shot Her

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 08.22.2012 | Crime

BATON ROUGE, La. -- A Louisiana college student desperately tried to fend off her killer by spraying him with mace and even stabbing him several times...

Deputy Killing Suspects Linked To Extremist Group: FBI

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 08.19.2012 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- At least some of the seven people arrested in a fatal shootout with Louisiana deputies have been linked to violent anarchists on the FB...

Two Dead In Car; Two Children Unharmed

AP | Posted 08.18.2012 | Crime

AVONDALE, La. -- Authorities in greater New Orleans say two young children have been recovered unharmed from a car where a male driver and female pass...

Mickey Shunick's Body Positively Identified By Louisana Cops

AP/Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.10.2012 | Crime

LAFAYETTE, La. – Lafayette police say a body found this week is that of Michaela "Mickey" Shunick, a college student missing since May. A two se...

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Body of Louisiana College Student Believed To Be Found

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime

Louisiana authorities believe they have located the body of Michaela "Mickey" Shunick, the missing University of Louisiana student who disappeared whi...

Sex Offender Arrested In Case Of Missing College Student

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.07.2012 | Crime

Police arrested and charged a registered sex offender with murder on Thursday in connection to the disappearance of Louisiana college student Mickey S...

'The Suspect Bit A Chunk Of The Victim's Face Off'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.06.2012 | Crime

Another gruesome attack over the weekend involved one man allegedly biting off a piece of another man's face -- and like similar cases, this one, too,...

David Lohr

'Vehicles of Interest' In Mickey Shunick Case Located

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.30.2012 | Crime

Police in Louisiana have identified the operators and occupants of two "vehicles of interest" for which they had been looking in connection with the c...

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Police Say Disappearances Of Mickey Shunick And Lauren Spierer Not Connected

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.30.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Louisiana say they do not believe there is a link between the disappearance of University of Louisiana student Michaela "Mickey" Shunic...