31, Oct 2014 - Terry Speaks, suspect in murder-dismemberment of Jaren Lockhart, due in Louisiana today
Terry Speaks (file photo) NEW ORLEANS -- Terry Speaks, the North Carolina sex offender who has spent the past two years in a New York prison, is expected to arrive in Jefferson Parish today to face charges in the death...
12, Oct 2014 - Dozens stuck in Jefferson Parish jail because of state computer glitch
WDSU received several calls on Monday from relatives and attorneys of people stuck in jail. We're told this all boils down to an issue with a computer system that's maintained by Louisiana State Police in Baton Rouge -- but they say these people should not suffer in the meantime.
10, Oct 2014 - Judge Anne Simon appointed to hear teachers' sex case
HAHNVILLE (AP) — The Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed a retired judge from New Iberia to hear the case of a Destrehan High School teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student at her home in Montz and in Jefferson Parish with another teacher. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the high court Wednesday tapped Anne Lennan Simon of the 16th Judicial District, which covers Iberia ...