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  • Waggaman man convicted of causing teen son’s death over ‘F’ class grade

    A Waggaman man was convicted of manslaughter early Saturday morning (Nov. 18), for causing his teenage son’s death by beating the middle-school student with a piece of wood as punishment for one failing class grade. Furnell Daniel Sr., 45, faces up to 40 years in prison for the death of 14-year-old Jalen Daniel. Using about …
  • Convicted child predator convicted anew of sexually abusing 3 children

    A convicted sex offender was once again convicted Thursday night (Nov. 16) of sexually abusing three children in Kenner. Carlos Alberto Montero Sr., 54, faces life in prison for his conviction of two counts of aggravated rape, sexual battery of a juvenile under age 13, two counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile under the …
  • Adam Littleton sentenced to life for Jasilas Wright’s I-10 death

    Adam Littleton was sentenced Thursday (Nov. 9) to a mandatory life sentence in prison, for his criminal culpability in causing the death of a woman who was fatally struck by vehicles on Interstate 10 in Metairie after she leapt from his moving car in trying to escape him. Littleton, 26, a Mississippi native, was convicted …
  • Metairie man convicted of raping boy

    A Metairie man faces life in prison for his conviction Wednesday (Nov. 8), of raping a young boy. Charles Turner, 38, was convicted as charged of aggravated rape of a juvenile under age 13. Turner abused a boy over a two-year period, beginning in 2013 when the child was 8 years old. The abuse happened …
  • Algiers man sentenced to life in Bucktown murder and armed robbery attempt

    An Algiers man who was convicted last month of an armed robbery-related homicide in the Bucktown area was sentenced Thursday (Nov. 2) to a mandatory life sentence in prison. Bobby James, 25, committed the second-degree murder and attempted armed robbery of Dwayne Baptiste, 27, a Jefferson Parish jury decided Oct. 12. James shot Baptiste in …