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  • Sister accused of trying to pressure victims

    June 26, 2013 6:39 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Rapides Parish deputies say the sister of a Pineville man who eluded authorities for more than two years now is facing charges that she tried to pressure victims into changing their stories. The Town Talk reports 37-year-old Jennifer Colleen Gordey Davis was arrested Saturday and booked... more »
  • Woman accused of trying to kill cellmate

    October 26, 2012 8:58 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - A 23-year-old Denham Springs woman is accused of beating her cellmate after she failed at her initial attempt to smother the woman. The Advocate reports Chasity Griffin was re-booked Wednesday with simple battery by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office after the incident in the Jefferson Parish... more »
  • Fugitive mom arrested trying to cross border

    March 6, 2012 6:22 AM

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Louisiana woman accused of kidnapping her 7-year-old daughter has been arrested trying to cross into Canada with the girl. Montana's Toole County Sheriff's Office says 29-year-old Laney Smith is being detained pending extradition back to St. Landry Parish. U.S. Marshals say a judge awarded the... more »
  • 5 arrested for trying to break into jail

    January 13, 2012 10:36 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Five people trying to break into the Livingston Parish jail finally made it in - with some help from sheriff's deputies. The sheriff's office says the group was arrested for trying to sneak drugs, cell phones and other contraband into the Livingston Parish Detention Center. Deputies... more »
  • Man Dies After Trying to Break in Through Skylight

    November 3, 2010 6:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The coroner's investigator says the man whose decomposing body was found tangled in a cable beneath a warehouse skylight died after a 30-foot fall as he tried to break into the building. John Gagliano of the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office says that 63-year-old Alfredo Saba had... more »
  • Amazon trying to offer subscription TV, movies

    August 31, 2010 10:17 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Amazon.com Inc. is talking with major media companies about offering unlimited views of older TV shows and movies online, as it struggles to stay relevant to consumers flocking to Apple Inc.'s iTunes a la carte store and Netflix Inc.'s all-you-can-eat subscription plan. Amazon has approached several... more »
  • Jefferson Parish Trying to Change Fat City

    July 10, 2010 4:28 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - They've tried for decades to rehabilitate, re-imagine and remake Fat City, only to see the Metairie nightlife district stubbornly cling to its rough and rowdy ways. So Jefferson Parish officials now are trying a more persistent, relentless approach. An ambitious plan is in the works to... more »
  • House Leaders Trying To Gain Ground In Dispute With Senate Over "Rainy Day" Fund

    June 10, 2010 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - House leaders are trying to gain ground in their dispute with the Senate over the state's "rainy day" fund by undoing the statute at the center of the complaint. Rep. Jim Fannin quietly slipped language into a Senate bill Wednesday that would repeal the part... more »
  • New Orleans: Two Confirmed Trying for Police Chief

    April 28, 2010 1:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The police chiefs for Nashville and for Washington State confirm that they're candidates for the police chief's job in New Orleans. Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste and Nashville Police Chief Ronal Serpas are originally from southeast Louisiana - Batiste from Hammond and Serpas from New... more »
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Trying To Kill His Ex-Girlfriend

    March 11, 2010 3:38 PM

    On March 10, 2010 The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to an aggravated battery complaint at the 900 block of Hebu Lane, New Iberia. Deputies spoke to the initial caller who advised that a Harrison Jones, her boyfriend, had placed gunpowder in a light bulb and screwed it into a... more »

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