LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper returns to court Thursday for a hearing that will determine whether he's released on bail amid new charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women last year in Tempe, Ariz. The athlete has been in a Los Angeles jail... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 47-year-old Baton Rouge man has been indicted in the 1987 rape of a woman at the Bellemont Hotel on Airline Highway. The Advocate reports an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury on Wednesday charged Charles Jones with aggravated rape of a 32-year-old woman on... more »
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Sentencing of a Lake Charles man convicted in April of simple rape has been moved to Sept. 14. The American Press reports 49-year-old Robert Neal Green was convicted of sexually assaulting an intoxicated 17-year-old co-worker on Oct. 31, 2009. He faces up to 25 years... more »
Two of the eight suspects in a child molestation case in St. Landry Parish were released on $300,000 bond each this week. Now suspects Barry Giglio and Marla Giglio are pleading not guilty to the crime.
State Police call this case a heinous crime, saying they believe eight adults... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A jury in Lafayette has convicted a man of raping an 18-year-old girl over 20 years ago. Charles Paul Celestine faces a mandatory life prison sentence after being found guilty Thursday of aggravated rape. The victim was attacked while walking to her home on Aug. 29,... more »
CLINTON, La. (AP) - East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Clinton man after reopening a 1997 rape case last year. Sgt. Kevin Garig says that 46-year-old Gary Miller surrendered at the parish jail on Friday after deputies got an arrest warrant accusing Miller of aggravated rape. Garig says... more »
In St. Landry Parish, 43-year-old Richard Randall is arrested for failure to appear in court. The arrest stems from an incident in which the suspect is accused of going to a residence in Bayou Vista and forcibly raping someone. At this time, the suspect is in the parish jail with... more »