Governor Bobby Jindal takes another step toward a potential presidential run by sending two members of his staff to Iowa. Eric Gill reports…:
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The New Orleans Police Department says they’ve arrested a suspect in the killing of a Dominos pizza delivery driver. They say 24-year-old Michael Portis is believed to be responsible for the fatal shooting of Michael Price who was a married father of three. There was a $13,000 reward being offered in the case.
A former Elton High School teacher and basketball coach has pleaded guilty to having inappropriate sexual relationships with students. 35-year-old Justin Fruge (froo-JHAY’) pleaded guilty to one count of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Jeff Davis Parish District Attorney Michael Cassidy says Fruge faces up to ten years in prison…:
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Sentencing is scheduled for July 20.
The prison population in Louisiana is going down for the first time in years. The Department of Corrections says the number returning to prison after already having served time is 1000 less annually than it was three years ago.