Former state Sen. Heulette “Clo” Fontenot, R-Livingston, had charges tossed by a federal judge, that said he hid a $100,000 debt from two federally insured lenders. Fontenot’s May indictment alleged he solicited and received a $100,000 cash campaign loan from two unnamed businessmen in 1999. Fontenot,...

In August of 2007, 27-year old Wilford Holmes was gunned down in front of his family’s home. Upon hearing the sound of gunshots, the victim’s mother, Lamarscha Homles, allegedly investigated the sounds coming from outside of her door. When she looked out of her door,...

New Roads, La. — A Pointe Coupee Parish jury decided in a civil case to award the parents of a young woman killed in an automobile accident $1 million each. On New Year’s Eve in 2000, Kimberly Harris and her boyfriend, Ricky Celestine, went to visit...