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  • 4 men plead guilty in killing of German tourist

    August 16, 2014 1:43 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities say that four men accused of killing a German tourist who was visiting San Francisco have pleaded guilty to lesser charges. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Phillip Stewart, Delvon Scott, Raheem Jackson and Willie Eason, who had been indicted on murder charges, will serve... more »
  • Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend Abducts 3 Children

    July 13, 2014 12:54 PM

    State Police and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office are searching for 3 children who were abducted by their father. Deputies say Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas, 43, allegedly killed his girlfriend, 24 year-old Heidi Monroy, and fled the scene with his three children. Around 3:35 a.m. Sunday, law officials responded to... more »
  • Michigan Accountant Accused of Killing Boss Over Embezzlement

    June 28, 2014 10:22 PM

    A Michigan accountant is standing trial, accused of killing his boss who had allegedly caught him embezzling money. Prosecutors have painted Andy Brown as a man who acted in desperation when he allegedly shot and killed David Locey at his office near Kalamazoo, Mich., in 2013. "I believe... more »
  • 2 buildings topple in India, killing at least 16

    June 28, 2014 10:02 PM

    NEW DELHI (AP) - Rescuers using gas cutters and shovels were searching in construction rubble Sunday for more than a dozen workers feared trapped in the second of two building collapses in India that together have killed at least 16 people. The 12-story structure the workers were building collapsed late... more »
  • Bald eagle killing in St. Bernard Parish examined

    April 13, 2014 3:02 PM

    VERRET, La. (AP) - Authorities are offering up to $7,500 for information about whoever killed a bald eagle near Verret in St Bernard Parish. The eagle was found April 4 near the parish fire station on Highway 300. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and U.S. Fish and Wildlife... more »
  • Trial begins for man accused of killing his wife

    May 15, 2012 7:11 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Tioga man accused of killing his wife then trying to run over two deputies is set to stand trial. The Town Talk reports Joseph Anton Chehardy Jr. is charged with second-degree murder of his wife, Janeva Lasyone, who was shot twice, once in the head,... more »
  • Man loses appeal in post-Gustav killing

    April 11, 2012 9:21 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has denied an appeal request for a Chauvin man convicted of killing his friend after Hurricane Gustav in 2008. Authorities said 31-year-old Jason Brown killed 25-year-old Steven LeCompte in September 2008 following a night a night of drinking and arguing that led... more »
  • Second man booked in 6-year-old killing

    April 5, 2012 10:57 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Authorities have booked a second man in connection with the shooting death of a Thibodaux bar owner nearly six years ago. The Lafourche Parish sheriff says 26-year-old William Bryant was booked Monday with first-degree murder. The Courier reported Bryant is a former Thibodaux resident and now... more »
  • Man arrested in 6-year-old Thibodaux killing

    March 30, 2012 10:20 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A man has been arrested in connection with a Thibodaux bar owner's shooting death nearly six years ago. The Courier reports that 41-year-old Bruce Williams was fatally shot near his home on May 22, 2006. Police said robbery may have been the motive. The Lafourche Parish... more »
  • Man arrested in roommate's killing

    March 16, 2012 9:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police have arrested a 32-year-old man they say shot and killed his roommate during a fight. Detectives say Lonnie Charles Johnson Jr. allegedly shot his roommate, 57-year-old Bobby Rowe, in the upper torso while the two were fighting at their home Thursday morning.... more »
  • Mississippi man wanted in La killing arrested in Mo

    January 30, 2012 10:57 AM

    BOGALUSA, La. (AP) - A Mississippi man wanted in connection with a November killing in Louisiana has been arrested in Missouri and is back in Washington Parish. Online records show 35-year-old Jerry Ronald Graves is in the parish jail, but don't show what he was booked with. Deputy Michael Shively,... more »
  • Man accused of killing ex-wife in Winnfield

    January 6, 2012 9:39 AM

    WINNFIELD, La. (AP) - Winnfield police have arrested a man in the death of his ex-wife. Gregory Washington has been booked with second-degree murder. He is accused of killing Jacquelyn Washington after a domestic argument got out of control. Police say the victim was found shot and stabbed multiple times... more »
  • Man faces up to life sentence in carjack-killing

    October 7, 2011 6:40 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 27-year-old New Orleans man faces a possible life prison sentence after being found guilty of a carjacking and killing more than seven years ago. A jury convicted Charles Raymond on Thursday. Prosecutors said Raymond helped carjack Nathaniel Robertson on June 9, 2004. Authorities said Robertson... more »
  • Guilty plea in kidnap-for-ransom killing

    August 5, 2011 10:06 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans man has accepted a 50-year prison sentence for his part in a plot that ended with the deaths of two 19-year-olds killed in an abandoned house after $10,000 ransom was demanded. Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro says Layman Foster Jr. pleaded guilty... more »
  • Sentencing postponed in killing of teen

    June 17, 2011 9:56 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Caddo district judge has postponed formal sentencing for a man convicted of killing a pregnant teen. Twenty-year-old LaMondre Tucker was convicted in March of killing his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend, Tavia Sills. The jury voted to recommend a death sentence. Judge Ramona Emanuel on Thursday postponed the... more »
  • Man Convicted of Killing Wife, Stepdaughter

    May 13, 2011 9:23 AM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - A White Castle man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting deaths of his wife and stepdaughter. Prosecutors said 62-year-old Ervin Allen Sr. left divorce court proceedings in Plaquemine on June 12, 2007, drove to his home, then shot his wife in the back... more »
  • Ex-cops sentenced in killing of man after Katrina

    March 31, 2011 10:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced two former New Orleans police officers for their roles in the shooting death of a man and the burning of his body after Hurricane Katrina. David Warren was sentenced to 25 years in prison. He was convicted of shooting 31-year-old... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty in Restaurant Killing

    March 27, 2011 11:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - In the midst of jury selection, a Baton Rouge man has pleaded guilty in a 2006 shooting death of a server at a restaurant. Tracy Young, 33, admitted Friday to fatally shooting Aaron Arnold, an Oliver Garden restaurant server. In exchange for pleading guilty, Young... more »
  • Two Arrested in Elk Killing

    January 17, 2011 1:22 AM

    In Arnaudville, two people including a juvenile have been arrested for illegally killing an elk at an exotic animal farm. 21 year old David Breaux Junior and the juvenile have been booked on charges that include theft, trespassing and aggravated cruelty to animals.
  • Man pleads not guilty in killing of LaPlace teen

    January 13, 2011 5:59 AM

    EDGARD, La. (AP) - The man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl in LaPlace has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree murder charge in the death. Earnest Joseph III, 27, entered the plea Wednesday during a brief court appearance in Edgard. A St. John the Baptist Parish grand jury indicted... more »
  • Man dies weeks after being cleared in 1979 killing

    November 9, 2010 10:05 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man who spent more than 30 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit has died less than two months after his name was cleared in the case. Bobby Ray Dixon died Sunday after suffering from lung and brain cancer. He was 53.... more »
  • New Orleans Man Arrested for Allegedly Killing Slidell-Area Barber

    October 5, 2010 12:28 PM

    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a New Orleans man for allegedly killing a Slidell-area barber during a botched robbery attempt in 2008. Yosvani Harvey, 19, had already been booked into Orleans Parish Prison on unrelated auto theft and gun charges when he was arrested... more »
  • Teen accused of Killing His Parents Pleads Guilty by Reason of Insanity

    September 22, 2010 12:21 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A 15-year-old West Ouachita High School student indicted in the deaths of his parents has pleaded of not guilty by reason of insanity. The News-Star reports the teenager entered his plea Wednesday before state District Judge Daniel Ellender in Monroe. The teen is accused of killing... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in '90 rape, killing

    September 22, 2010 9:45 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - A 43-year-old man arrested nearly four years ago after DNA tied him to the unsolved rape and slaying of a Dutchtown woman in 1990 has pleaded guilty and identified a second man as the person who killed the victim. Ascension Parish prosecutors say Herman Frazier pleaded... more »
  • Material Witness to a Quadruple Killing Expected in Calcasieu Parish Court

    September 14, 2010 12:00 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - The man held on $5 million bond as a material witness to a quadruple killing wasn't expected in Calcasieu Parish court for a hearing about his right to an attorney. Calcasieu District Attorney John DeRosier says 52-year-old Lee Roy Williams Jr. also had a similar... more »
  • Death Sentence Upheld For Man Accused of Killing Child

    August 12, 2010 11:24 AM

    HOUSTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the death sentence of a Corpus Christi man condemned for the 1998 killing of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter. In its ruling, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is critical of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals for deciding earlier that... more »
  • Man Wanted for Allegedly Killing a Man in Jeanerette

    August 2, 2010 4:49 PM

    39-year-old Wilfred "Billy" Matthews from St. Mary Parish is wanted for allegedly shooting and killing a man in Jeanerette. It happened around 2:30 satruday morning on Martin Luther King Drive across the street from Puggys sports bar. Matthews is considered armed and dangerous. If you know his whereabouts call Jeanerette... more »
  • Mississippi Man Admits Killing Girlfriend in Louisiana

    July 22, 2010 7:23 AM

    A 44-year-old Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend in a suburban New Orleans motel three years ago. Terry Robinson had been accused of slashing and strangling 32-year-old Lesley Justice. Both were from Starkville. Robinson pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. He... more »
  • New Trial in Central City Killing of 5 Teens

    July 2, 2010 5:36 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Prosecutors have asked the Louisiana Supreme Court to overturn an order for a new trial for the man accused in a shooting spree that killed five teenagers. The Times-Picayune reports that the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal ruled 2-1 this week that Criminal District Judge Lynda... more »
  • Tucker Denies Deliberate Killing of Lawyer Bill

    June 22, 2010 8:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - House Speaker Jim Tucker said Tuesday that last-minute haggling over a bill to let the attorney general use contingency fee contracts for oil spill litigation wasn't designed to kill the bill, as Senate President Joel Chaisson contends. The issue sharply divided the two chambers, with... more »
  • Man Out On Bail For Allegedly Killing Girlfriend Back In Jail

    June 10, 2010 11:17 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - A state judge on Wednesday revoked the $250,000 bond set for a man charged with killing his girlfriend last year, ordering the defendant held in jail until his July trial. In rescinding Larry J. Snyder Jr.'s bond, District Judge James Best described him as an... more »
  • 2 Brothers Arrested in Fatal Shooting

    June 9, 2010 9:56 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Police say two brothers have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 43-year-old Lake Charles man. Sgt. Mark Kraus said that 30-year-old Darren Morgan and 29-year-old Jason Morgan were booked with second-degree murder in the death of Roy Edward Wyatt. Kraus said the shooting... more »
  • Who's Killing Jennings? Part Six

    May 29, 2010 7:48 PM

    Five years of mounting questions but few answers are creating uncertainty and a "rumor mill" in Jennings. A grapevine that's causing mistrust among nervous residents and among those who are there to protect them. For answers....we took some of those "street rumors" to Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Ricky Edwards,... more »
  • Death Penalty Waived in Park Killing

    May 19, 2010 10:25 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - The death penalty will not be sought for a construction worker accused of snatching a woman from a New Orleans-area park before raping her and killing her. That's according to the Jefferson Parish district attorney, who says the death penalty is being waived to improve the... more »
  • Man Suspected in 2006 Killing Arrested

    May 18, 2010 9:33 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - A man suspected of abducting a grandmother in a suburban New Orleans park and killing her in 2006 has been arrested in Mexico, according to the Jefferson Parish sheriff. Edmundo Cerda-Anima, 25, was taken into custody Friday with the help of the New Orleans Violent Crime... more »
  • Lafayette Man Sentenced 15 Years For Killing 3

    May 11, 2010 12:40 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Lafayette man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing a mother and her daughters with his vehicle. Justin Paul Brouillete, 23, pleaded guilty Monday to three counts of vehicular homicide in the deaths of JoAnn Issac and her two daughters, Brittany Isaac... more »
  • Serviceman Accused of Killing Bride's Ex-Husband

    May 11, 2010 10:28 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A 25-year-old U.S. Air Force serviceman is being held without bond in Opelousas following the shooting death of his bride's ex-husband. Jason Rolls, of Fort Dix, N.J., has been booked with manslaughter in the death of 32-year-old Michael Hall, a Krotz Springs firefighter shot and killed... more »
  • Teens Death Connected to Morgan City Arrest

    October 9, 2009 9:41 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish authorities say they will continue an investigation begun in Morgan City that led to the arrest of a man accused of stealing a car that was later driven in a deadly crash. The investigation could reveal how a 15-year-old ended up behind the wheel... more »

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