St. Mary Parish sheriff's investigators are looking for three men accused of taking $6,500 and cell phones from alligator buyers in Morgan City.
Sheriff's spokeswoman Traci Landry says three alligator buyers were winding up a day of purchases shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday when a dark gray four-door car arrived. Two passengers, one armed with a gun, got out and ordered the buyers onto the ground. Both wore blue jeans and had blue bandannas over their faces.
Trial in New Orleans has been delayed for an Alabama football fan arrested after a video was posted on the Internet that showed what prosecutors say was sexual battery committed on an unconscious LSU fan.
Hurricane Isaac last week left defense attorneys unable to prepare for the trial of 33-year-old Brian Downing of Smith's Station, Ala.
Defense lawyer Michael Kennedy said Isaac forced closure of attorneys' offices and that power failures left attorneys unable to review electronic evidence.
A $258 million judgment against health products maker Johnson & Johnson has been upheld by a state appeals court.
A three-judge panel of the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a St. Landry Parish jury's decision that the company owed the money to the state for defrauding the Medicaid program, by misleading Louisiana doctors about the possible side effects of one of its anti-psychotic medications.
Richwood police accuse a Marrero man of trying to slip marijuana to an inmate in the Richwood jail.
The News-Star reports that 36-year-old Davion Matthews was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center on Saturday on charges of possessing marijuana and bringing contraband into a penal facility.
An arrest affidavit says a guard at Richwood Correctional Center called police after allegedly seeing Matthews slide something under a cell door. It says police searched the cell and found a bag of suspected marijuana.