After Houma police say a woman threw her infant son off a bridge Friday. She’s now being held on attempted murder charges. Lt. Travis Theriot says when officers arrived at the Liberty Street Bridge around 5 PM they learned that 30-year Asha Randolph threw her 18-month-old child off the bridge into Bayou Terrebonne.
The child is expected to make a full recovery.
A federal judge will not block Louisiana’s plan to move about two-dozen troubled juvenile offenders from Bridge City Center for Youth in Jefferson Parish to the State Penitentiary at Angola. Civil rights attorneys and the parents of the children say teenagers should not be sent to Angola, but legal analyst Dane Ciolino says the state made a convincing argument to Judge Shelly Dick
The state is looking to reduce the population at the Bridge City Center because of numerous escapes.
State lawmakers are holding a series of meetings looking at the possibility of eliminating the state’s income tax. Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell supports that effort and says legislators could replace the revenue with a moderate tax on oil processing within the state. Campbell encourages Governor Edwards to get behind this effort…
Cut 15 (10) “…on a straight path.”
The Saints fell to 1 and 2 on the season as they played an error-filled game in Carolina and lost to the Panthers 22-14 on Sunday. New Orleans Coach Dennis Allen points to the three turnovers and the seven penalties in the game.
Cut 10 (06) “…going to stop.”
New Orleans will face Minnesota this Sunday in London.