BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a Louisiana state trooper and a relative during a rampage across multiple parishes has pleaded not guilty to felony charges in one of the communities.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A third-term state House member from Lafayette has been elected chairman of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus.
Rep. Vincent Pierre was elected by fellow caucus members during a retreat Wednesday afternoon, The Advocate reported.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louis Gurvich has been re-elected chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party, fending off a challenge from party secretary Michael Bayham.
Gurvich won re-election Saturday with a 101-90 vote of the Republican State Central Committee, The Advocate reported.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An autopsy on a Louisiana judge who was found dead in his home did not reveal his cause of death, according to officials.
Authorities located the body of East Baton Rouge Parish District Court Judge Christopher Dassau, 37, inside his home Sunday, WAFB-TV reported.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jaylin Williams hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with slightly more than a minute to play, sending Arkansas over No. 12 LSU 65-58 on Saturday.
The Razorbacks (12-5, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) ended the game on a 17-2 run in the final nine minutes.