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  • Baton Rouge man sentenced for killing 2

    June 14, 2014 2:18 PM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge man has been given two life sentences for killing two men in 2012. Harry Prather was convicted in May. He was sentenced Friday. The Advocate reports the 31-year-old Prater will serve the life sentences consecutively without parole. The victims were 38-year-old Ronald A.... more »
  • Man sentenced to prison for firearm violation

    November 19, 2013 9:47 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Sabine Parish man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says 31-year-old Scott William Wood, of Zwolle, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge... more »
  • Man sentenced for shooting man in wheelchair

    January 24, 2013 9:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 23-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for gunning down a man in a wheelchair during a drive-by shooting in October 2010. The Times-Picayune reports Derrick Allen was sentenced Wednesday to 15-year in prison and avoided a March trial on a charge of... more »
  • Louisiana Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

    July 29, 2012 4:05 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Louisiana man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the shooting death of a Marine during a 2009 party in Lake Charles. The American Press reports that Bryce Perkins was sentenced for second-degree murder this past week in the death of... more »
  • Arkansas Man Sentenced to Death in Officer's Death

    July 28, 2012 2:55 PM

    PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) - A judge has sentenced an Arkansas man to death for killing a police officer who was pleading for his life. Prosecutor Scott Ellington says a Greene County judge on Saturday read the sentence for 38-year-old Jerry Lard. The jury had recommended the death sentence. Lard was... more »
  • Hammond man sentenced in drug case

    June 29, 2012 7:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 34-year-old Hammond man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for distributing more than 100 grams of crack cocaine in Ponchatoula. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Kenyatte D. Pea pleaded guilty to two counts of violating the federal Controlled Substances Act on Aug. 31,... more »
  • Man sentenced for possession of illegal silencer

    June 22, 2012 6:26 AM

    ELM GROVE, La. (AP) - A 52-year-pld Elm Grove man has been sentenced to two years in jail for possession of an illegal silencer. A news release says U.S. District Judge Tom Stagg on Wednesday accepted Brett Roberts' guilty plea for possessing a homemade silencer. Louisiana Wildlife and fisheries Enforcement... more »
  • Man sentenced for defrauding Social Security

    June 15, 2012 8:56 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a 59-year-old man to a year in prison for defrauding the Social Security Administration. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says Herman Smith, of Keatchie, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Thomas Stagg, who also ordered him to serve three years... more »
  • La. man sentenced for not paying child support

    May 16, 2012 5:47 AM

    BRANDON, Miss. (AP) - A Louisiana man has been sentenced to serve eight months in prison for failing to pay support for his child in Mississippi. Attorney General Jim Hood says 49-year-old Mark Bushnell, of Alexandria, La., pleaded guilty Monday in Rankin County Circuit Court. Bushnell was sentenced to five... more »
  • Man sentenced in counterfeit case

    March 21, 2012 9:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Gonzales man must report to federal prison April 23 to begin a one-year sentence for using a counterfeit court document to obtain a fortune from members of his wife's family. The document bore the forged signature of deceased Chief U.S. District Judge Ralph E.... more »
  • Man sentenced to 30 years for deadly punch

    February 28, 2012 9:31 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Shreveport mechanic has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a fatal punch. KTBS-TV reports that state District Judge Ramona Emanuel sentenced Carlton Church on Monday. Shreveport police say that after Robert Hall III either bumped into or poked him, Church turned around and... more »
  • Man sentenced to 46 months for fraud

    February 10, 2012 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 42-year-old Denham Springs man has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison after admitting he defrauded Fidelity Bank of more than $1.2 million. The Advocate report Steve Harold Loga was ordered by U.S. District Judge Frank J. Polozola to begin serving a... more »
  • Man sentenced for selling Dow secrets to China

    January 13, 2012 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A retired Dow Chemical Co. research scientist has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his conviction on charges that he stole trade secrets from Dow's Plaquemine plant and sold them to companies in China. The Advocate reports 75-year-old Wen Chyu Liu, also... more »
  • Man sentenced to life in Waffle House death

    August 30, 2011 9:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana judge has sentenced a 22-year-old man to life in prison in the killing of a Georgia insurance agent during an armed robbery at the Waffle House last year. The Advocate reports Antonius Jones of Baton Rouge was found guilty May 26 on charges... more »
  • Man sentenced in Ruston arson case

    July 14, 2011 5:51 AM

    RUSTON, La. (AP) - A Ruston man has been sentenced to five years at hard labor in connection with an arson case. The Daily Leader reported that Danny Wayne Moss, 27, withdrew his earlier plea of not guilty in state District Court and entered a plea of guilty to arson... more »
  • Man sentenced to life in 2 deaths

    July 7, 2011 9:13 AM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - A White Castle man convicted of killing his wife and stepdaughter in 2007 has been sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison. State District Judge Alvin Batiste sentenced 63-year-old Ervin Allen Sr. Wednesday. The Advocate reports Allen was convicted May 11 of two... more »
  • Man sentenced for having child porn

    June 10, 2011 9:46 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 36-year-old Lake Charles man has been sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison in a child pornography case. In a news release, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley said Christopher Dean Moore was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to 151... more »
  • Man Sentenced for making Bomb Threat

    September 24, 2010 11:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 26-year-old White Castle man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for making a false bomb threat at a petroleum refinery. Michael Miller pleaded guilty in June to phoning in the threat to security workers at the Marathon refinery in Garyville last year. Miller was... more »
  • Leesville Man Sentenced to 1 Year Prison for Starting Forest Fires

    September 3, 2010 11:46 AM

    LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - A state district judge in Vernon Parish has ordered a 66-year-old Leesville man to spend a year in jail and repay nearly $21,000 to owners of timber he was convicted of burning. The Daily Leader reports that Judge Vernon B. Clark sentenced Darrell Wayne Westmoreland to... more »
  • Nevada Man Sentenced to Death for Rape & Murder

    June 2, 2010 8:30 PM

    RENO, Nev. (AP) - A jury sentenced a Nevada man to death Wednesday for raping and killing a college coed after sexually assaulting two others in a string of attacks that had the city of Reno on edge for most of 2008. The same jury that convicted James Biela, 28,... more »
  • Man Sentenced to 8 years in Fatal Hit-and-Run

    May 25, 2010 9:17 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - A 49-year-old Prairieville man received an eight-year sentence in a hit-and-run fatality. Assistant District Attorney David Guidry said Adam J. May pleaded guilty to felony hit-and-run Monday and state District Judge Doug Hughes sentenced him to eight years at hard labor in the 2009 death of... more »
  • Lacombe Man Sentenced for Fraud Linked to Katrina

    May 13, 2010 9:57 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 53-year-old Lacombe man has been sentenced in connection with a disaster loan he and his wife applied for in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Keith Stobaugh was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation and fined $1,500 following his guilty plea to misprision of a... 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 »
  • Prairieville Man Sentenced in Double Manslaughter

    April 26, 2010 10:59 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old Prairieville man has been sentenced to two concurrent 28-year jail terms after pleading guilty March 2 to two counts of manslaughter. Blake Cannon Reine was sentenced on Thursday. The Daily World reports the charges stemmed from a May 16 crash on La. Highway 182... more »

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