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Man Sentenced in 2015 Execution Slaying

Man Sentenced in 2015 Execution Slaying

A man who without warning shot the driver of a car in which he was a passenger was sentenced to life in prison Monday, November 20, 2017, in Caddo District Court. Dylan James Magluilo, 30, of Shreveport, was found guilty November 10, 2017, of the September 9, 2015...

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Jury Seated in Quindarius Allen Murder Trial

Jury Seated in Quindarius Allen Murder Trial

A jury was empaneled Wednesday, November 15, 2017, in the murder trial of Quindarius Deshun Allen in Caddo District Court. Allen, 21, of Shreveport, faces a charge of second-degree murder for the October 13, 2014 slaying of Gregory Morris, 34, in a west-central...

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Man Convicted of 2015 Execution-Style Slaying

A man who without warning shot the driver of a car in which he was a passenger was convicted by a Caddo Parish jury Friday, November 10, 2017. The five-man, seven-woman jury in District Judge Katherine Dorroh’s courtroom unanimously determined that Dylan James...

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Youth Offenders Get Tough Love from the DA, Agencies

Youth Offenders Get Tough Love from the DA, Agencies

Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. and the heads or representatives of top area law enforcement agencies offered tough talk, parental advice and glimmers of hope to more than two dozen juvenile offenders Thursday night, November 9, 2017, at Galilee...

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Texan Convicted of Robbery, Attempted Rape

Texan Convicted of Robbery, Attempted Rape

A Caddo Parish jury deliberated just over two hours Wednesday, November 8, 2017, before it found a Dallas, Texas man guilty of armed robbery and attempted aggravated rape three years ago. The five-man, eight-woman jury determined Joseph Martin Bryant, 42, broke into...

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Shreveport Man Sentenced for Sex Acts Against Teen Girls

Shreveport Man Sentenced for Sex Acts Against Teen Girls

A Shreveport man found guilty in September of sex acts against two teenaged girls over the course of a decade was sentenced Wednesday, November 8, 2017 in Caddo District Court. Jeffery Lamar Brooks, 39, of Shreveport, was sentenced by Caddo District Judge John Mosely...

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Caddo Jury Convicts Man on Rape, Molestation Charges

Caddo Jury Convicts Man on Rape, Molestation Charges

A Caddo Parish jury on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, found a Shreveport man guilty of second-degree rape and molestation of a juvenile. Rodriqus Ramone Harris, 31, was found guilty of the attacks on a 13-year-old female family member between July 4 and July 16, 2016. The...

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Kelvin Brown to Serve Life Term in Prison

Kelvin Brown to Serve Life Term in Prison

Kelvin Dewayne Brown II, of Benton, formally was sentenced Tuesday, November 7, 2017, to a life term in prison for the slaying almost three years ago of a former romantic partner. Brown, 29, was found guilty November 1 in a bench trial before Caddo District Court...

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Testimony Resumes in Caddo Murder Trial

Testimony Resumes in Caddo Murder Trial

Testimony resumed Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in the bench trial of a local man accused of cutting his former girlfriend’s throat and killing her. Kelvin Dewayne Brown II, 29, of Benton, is on trial on a charge of second-degree murder for the December 6, 2014...

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State, Defense Both Rest in Caddo Murder Trial

State, Defense Both Rest in Caddo Murder Trial

The state’s final witnesses testified late Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in the Caddo District Court bench trial of a local man accused of cutting his former girlfriend’s throat and killing her. Kelvin Dewayne Brown II, 29, of Benton, is on trial on a charge...

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