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  • Ex-BP engineer's lawyers to ask for new trial

    January 1, 2014 8:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Attorneys for a former BP engineer convicted of trying to obstruct a federal probe of the company's 2010 Gulf oil spill have asked for more time to file requests for a new trial or a post-verdict acquittal. On Tuesday, Kurt Mix's lawyers asked U.S. District Judge... more »
  • New trial sought for Baton Rouge cop killer

    September 3, 2013 4:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A man sentenced to death for killing a Baton Rouge police officer in 2004 is seeking a new trial. Shedran Williams' attorney, Gary Clements, argued in a court filing last week that his 42-year-old client is mentally disabled. Clements also claimed Williams' conviction was tainted... more »
  • Judge rejects bid for new trial in Katrina case

    December 5, 2012 4:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge on Tuesday rejected defense attorneys' claims that a video shot at the scene of deadly shootings on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina reveals new evidence warranting a new trial for five former police officers. The footage shot of the Danziger Bridge... more »
  • Judge denies new trial motion for tiger owner

    December 12, 2011 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state district judge has denied a motion for a new trial requested by a Grosse Tete truck stop owner who keeps a tiger in a cage near Interstate 10. State District Judge Mike Caldwell denied the motion filed Nov. 20 on behalf of Michael... 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 »
  • Appeals Court Rejects New Trial for Black Panther

    June 21, 2010 8:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court's decision to grant a new trial to a former member of the Black Panther Party who was convicted of murdering a Louisiana prison guard. U.S. District Judge James Brady had ruled in 2008 that Albert Woodfox's defense... more »
  • Defense For Jeffrey Lee Guillory Motions For New Trial

    March 11, 2010 12:07 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Jeffery Lee Guillory is asking for a new trial following his conviction on charges of attempted second-degree murder and second-degree robbery. A jury convicted Guillory Friday in the December 2007 attack on a Lafayette woman. He has been in jail since his January 2008 arrest in... more »

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