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  • State police: Alcohol suspected in child's death

    March 3, 2014 10:39 AM

    GLENMORA, La. (AP) - State police say an accident involving a utility task vehicle has claimed the life of a 4-year-old girl. The accident happened late Saturday near Glenmora in Rapides Parish. Trooper Scott Moreau says 43-year-old William P. Antee, of Boyce, was driving a Polaris Razr that overturned. Moreau... more »
  • $5M bond set for man accused in child's death

    October 25, 2013 9:12 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A state judge has set a $5 million bond for a Sulphur man indicted on a second-degree murder charge in the death of an infant. The American Press reports 24-year-old Trent Dubroc is accused of throwing his girlfriend's 13-month-old child against a wall out of... more »
  • Livingston deputies investigate child's death

    September 25, 2012 7:59 AM

    WATSON, La. (AP) - Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 6-year-old child in Watson. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Lori Steele tells The Advocate deputies found the child's body at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Lakes at Belle Terre subdivision. Steele says deputies are still trying to determine... more »
  • Boyce couple booked with murder in child's death

    May 18, 2012 9:05 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Boyce mother and her boyfriend face murder charges in connection with the death of the woman's 21-month-old child. Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies say 24-year-old Jaymes Lamar Harris and 20-year-old Porshia LaRue Miller have been booked with second-degree murder. Deputy Stephen Phillips tells The Town Talk... more »
  • School system denies wrongdoing in child's death

    June 15, 2011 10:02 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School System has denied any wrongdoing or negligence in the March bus accident that ended in a 6-year-old boy being dragged to his death. The school system and bus driver, through their attorney Dawn Morris, last week filed responses to two wrongful death... more »
  • Stepmother charged in child's death

    January 25, 2011 8:09 PM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - A Bossier City woman being held on negligent homicide charges in the death of her 5-year-old stepdaughter has seen the charge upgraded to first-degree murder. On Tuesday, Bossier Parish Undersheriff Doyle Dempsey said the charges were upgraded because his investigators feel Catherine Murray Lowe intended... more »
  • Man Held in Child's Death

    October 31, 2010 4:15 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A Terrebonne man has been charged in the death of his 1-year-old son. Capt. Dawn Foret, a spokeswoman for the Terrebonne Sheriff's Office, tells The Courier of Houma that 23-year-old Cody John Paul Bourg, was arrested Friday and booked on a single count of second-degree murder... more »
  • Man held in child's death

    October 31, 2010 11:31 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) A Terrebonne man has been charged in the death of his 1-year-old son. Capt. Dawn Foret, a spokeswoman for the Terrebonne Sheriff's Office, tells The Courier of Houma that 23-year-old Cody John Paul Bourg, was arrested Friday and booked on a single count of second-degree murder in... more »
  • Mother gets life in girl's fire death

    October 1, 2010 5:01 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) A Caddo parish judge rejects acquittal requests for a woman whose 6-year-old daughter died in a fire after being left home alone with her 7-year-old brother. Judge Mike Pitman ruled Thursday that 35-year-old Satonia Small must serve the life sentence required by her second-degree murder conviction in... more »
  • Judge to rule Sept. 30 in Small case

    September 21, 2010 9:31 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) A Caddo district judge will rule Sept. 30 on whether to acquit a Shreveport woman convicted of murder after her 6-year-old daughter died in an apartment fire while home alone with another child. The Times reports defense attorney Christopher Hatch filed the post-verdict motion Monday arguing that... more »
  • Mother sentenced in death of son

    August 27, 2010 8:03 AM

    DERIDDER, La. (AP) Holly A. Brewer has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleaded guilty in June to second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. The American Press reports state District Judge C. Kerry Anderson sentenced the 21-year-old Brewer on Thursday. Her son, 18-month-old John Thomas Anthony Brewer, died from... more »
  • Mother sentenced in death of son

    August 27, 2010 8:03 AM

    DERIDDER, La. (AP) Holly A. Brewer has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleaded guilty in June to second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. The American Press reports state District Judge C. Kerry Anderson sentenced the 21-year-old Brewer on Thursday. Her son, 18-month-old John Thomas Anthony Brewer, died from... more »
  • Monroe mother gets 10 years in son's death

    August 20, 2010 8:49 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) A Monroe woman has been sentenced to 10 years in jail in the beating death of her 11-month-old son. The News-Star reports Geveva Mott was sentenced Thursday in state district court in Monroe. Mott, who was 20 years old at the time of the crime, was convicted... more »
  • Parents indicted in death of child

    July 15, 2010 9:02 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) A Sulphur man and his wife will each face a second-degree murder charge stemming from the death two years ago of a 5-year-old child. The American Press reports that Calcasieu Parish grand jurors on Wednesday indicted 30-year-old William S. Vincent and his wife, 29-year-old Barbara V.... more »
  • Mother admits role in death of son

    June 22, 2010 8:22 AM

    DERIDDER, La. (AP) Holly A. Brewer, whose 18-month-old son died after being beaten by her boyfriend last year, has pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact to second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Brewer entered her plea Monday before state District Judge C. Kerry Anderson. The American Press reports the 21-year-old... more »
  • Man gets life for fatal abuse

    May 28, 2010 8:25 AM

    DERIDDER, La. (AP) Jeffery Paul Denby has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of 18-month-old John Thomas Anthony Brewer. State District Court Judge Martha Ann O'Neal sentenced Denby on Thursday. The American Press reports a jury last week convicted Denby of first-degree murder. Denby told investigators that... more »
  • Deputy's T-shirt invalidates family's indictment

    February 12, 2010 6:32 AM

    RESERVE, La. (AP) A district court judge has thrown out an indictment charging a Reserve family with murdering the man's 8-year-old stepson. Judge Madeline Jasmine ruled that the indictment is invalid because a sheriff's deputy on the grand jury wore a T-shirt that the judge says advertised his employment. But... more »
  • Trial in death of toddler rescheduled

    January 13, 2010 9:13 AM

    DERIDDER, La. (AP) Officials have rescheduled Jeffery Paul Denby's first-degree murder trail to May 17 in state court in DeRidder. The trial had been slated to begin Jan. 19. Denby pleaded not guilty in August 2009. Authorities say the 24-year-old Denby was arrested in the beating death of 18-month-old John... more »
  • Mother to face sanity hearing

    October 27, 2009 7:40 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) A mother who allegedly left her 8-month-old daughter in a running car with the heater on for five hours in 2008 is scheduled for a sanity hearing next month. Natalie Thornton is scheduled to appear in state court on Nov. 2 for a sanity hearing in the... more »

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