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Court Watch NOLA wants judges to stop jailing crime victims, beef up crime lab

NEW ORLEANS – Court Watch NOLA is releasing their report card on the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, along with updates on its employees in various divisions. 307 more words


Killer pleads to manslaughter just before jurors enter courtroom

NEW ORLEANS — The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office says a defendant pleaded guilty just as his trial was set to begin.

Prosecutors say 33-year-old Demond Boutte could have been convicted of murder or manslaughter at trial. 170 more words


President Trump approves Louisiana tornado disaster request

(WGNO) — President Donald Trump approved Louisiana’s request for a disaster declaration following a series of tornadoes in the state this week.  The approval comes one day after Governor John Bel Edwards sent the letter requesting the assistance to the president. 152 more words


Lawsuit frees two Orleans Parish men held in East Carroll Parish

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The Louisiana Department of Corrections has released two men who were arrested in Orleans Parish and shipped to East Carroll Parish… 413 more words


Four 16-year-olds get 20 years for armed robbery spree

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office announced the guilty pleas of four teenagers on Friday in connection with a string of armed robberies. 115 more words


Leon Cannizzaro satisfied with Cardell Hayes verdict; will push for 60 year sentence

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro sat down with the prosecution team behind the Cardell Hayes murder trial to discuss at length the verdict and the work that went into the high-profile trial. 373 more words


WATCH LIVE: Cardell Hayes verdict press conference

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and the trial team for the Cardell Hayes trial is holding a press conference about the Hayes verdict. 11 more words