Pine Prairie Police Chief Todd Ortis has been out for almost a week, and his absence has stirred up mixed feelings. That's because while he's on another job, he's still collecting a pay check from the city.
According to officers, Ortis has been out since last Wednesday because he... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Attorneys for alleged serial killer Derrick Todd Lee have until April 15 to prepare the latest appeal of his conviction and death sentence for a murder in 2002. State District Judge Richard Anderson told attorney Gary Clements that may be his last deadline. As he... more »
Jennings Police Chief Johnny Lassister is no longer the top cop in the city. At a media conference this morning at Jennings City Hall, Mayor Terry Duhon announced a change in leadership.
He named Todd D'Albor interim chief. D'Albor arrives at Jennings from an administrative position with the St.... more »
PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - A convicted south Louisiana serial killer was back in a state district court for a hearing related to his appeal. The judge on Monday gave attorneys for Derrick Todd Lee four more months to look over evidence as the case continues. Lee was convicted of... more »
Vonnie Frank Todd Junior was sentenced to life at hard labor after being found guilty of aggravated incest and attempted aggravated incest in St. Mary Parish. At the habitual offender hearing, the Honorable Gerard B. Wattigny, District Judge, found Todd to be a third felony offender. The prior felony convictions... more »
On Friday afternoon, in Franklin, Todd Vincent, age 41, of 17768 Highway 685, Erath, pled guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide, one count of obstruction of justice and one count of possession of oxycodone before the Honorable Lori Landry, District Judge for the Sixteenth Judicial District. For the three... more »
A Vermilion Parish man charged in a January accident that killed three people was in court Tuesday, but this trial for Todd Vincent is a completely different case. Vincent is facing his second offense driving while under the influence. Court records show this is his third DWI charge in three... more »