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  • Lawyer: shooting defendant mentally impaired

    April 5, 2014 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Defense lawyers say a 57-year-old Slaughter man is mentally disabled and therefore cannot be executed if he is convicted of killing two people and wounding a third at a Baton Rouge construction firm in 2009. The Advocate reports that lawyers for Richard Matthews filed court... more »
  • Bribery defendant in Broussard case enters plea

    August 1, 2012 4:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Kenner businessman accused of bribing former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard has pleaded not guilty in federal court in New Orleans. Bill Mack entered the plea Tuesday during his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Daniel Knowles III. The Times-Picayune reports Knowles also set Mack's... more »
  • Jury deliberations delayed for Angola 5 defendant

    September 12, 2011 7:49 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The jury that unanimously convicted Angola inmate Robert G. Carley of first-degree murder in the 1999 death of a prison security officer began deliberations Sunday night to decide whether Carley should be put to death by lethal injection or given a life sentence for the... more »
  • Death sentence upheld for Angola 5 defendant

    August 17, 2011 10:32 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The state judge presiding over the Angola 5 first-degree murder cases has denied a motion to reconsider inmate Jeffrey Cameron Clark's death sentence but set an Aug. 23 hearing on funding for Clark's appeal. A jury picked in St. Tammany Parish convicted Clark of first-degree... more »
  • 10th Defendant Pleads Guilty in Bribe Case

    May 12, 2010 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 61-year-old man has admitted to his role in a bribery scheme involving Baton Rouge City Court, bringing to 10 the number of people who have pleaded guilty in the case. Robert Stevens pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to a charge of conspiracy in... more »

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