WINNFIELD, La. (AP) - A 35-year-old Winnfield man convicted on methamphetamine conspiracy and trafficking charges faces up to 90 years in prison. District Attorney Chris Nevils tells The Town Talk Timothy D. Norris could be looking at even more jail time if his office is successful in classifying him as... more »
WINNFIELD, La. (AP) - A long-time mayor of Pineville and five others will be inducted into the Louisiana Political Museum's Hall of Fame in Winnfield later this month. The late Fred Baden, who served as mayor of Pineville for 28 years, will be posthumously inducted on Jan. 28. The other... more »
WINNFIELD, La. (AP) - Winnfield police have arrested a man in the death of his ex-wife. Gregory Washington has been booked with second-degree murder. He is accused of killing Jacquelyn Washington after a domestic argument got out of control. Police say the victim was found shot and stabbed multiple times... more »
WINNFIELD, La. (AP) - Minutes after a doctor testified that he believed a combination of medical conditions made worse by repeated shocks from a Taser stun gun caused the death of Baron Pikes, the jury watched a video of the dying man writhing on the police station floor. Scott Nugent... more »
WINNFIELD, La. (AP) - Former Winnfield Police Officer Scott Nugent used force that was unreasonable and unwarranted when he shocked a handcuffed prisoner nine times during an arrest, Winn Parish District Attorney Chris Nevils told a jury of three men and nine women Thursday. Nugent, 24, is on trial for... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A jury has been seated in the manslaughter trial of former Winnfield Police Officer Scott Nugent, who is accused in the Taser death of a man he arrested.
It took eight days before the panel was seated Wednesday and came only after the district attorney... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A series of workshops is planned for families of soldiers in the Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which is to deploy in January. The purpose of the workshops is to share information with family members regarding programs and support available to them... more »