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Smith to Serve 100 Years for Mya Patel Death

A man convicted in January for causing the death of a 5-year-old girl playing in a room of the motel her parents owned must serve a century in prison, a Caddo Parish Judge has ordered. District Judge John D. Mosely Jr. sentenced Shreveporter Joseph Lee Smith, 35, to...

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Winbush pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Shreveport man charged with participation in a 2020 murder and robbery pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court to manslaughter and robbery Monday, March 20, 2023, and was sentenced to 35 years in prison. Javonpe Deandre Winbush, 18, allocuted before District Judge...

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Rapper Hurricane Chris’s murder trial begins

Jurors have been chosen for the second-degree murder trial of Christopher Jerron Dooley, 32, known professionally by his rapper name Hurricane Chris. The trial began Monday, March 6, 2023, in District Judge John D. Mosely Jr.'s court with voir dire of jurors....

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Jurors chosen in Pearson murder trial

Jurors have been chosen for a murder trial of a man accused of a slaying in Queensborough just over a year ago. Jury selection began Monday, March 6, 2023 in District Judge Chris Victory's court for the trial of Shamichael Antonio Pearson, 19, of Shreveport. The jury,...

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Ramon Grant guilty of drug, gun crimes

A Shreveport man who recklessly fled from a Caddo deputy while armed and carrying drugs was convicted in Caddo District Court Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Ramon Grant, 37, was convicted unanimously of three felony charges by an eight woman, four-man jury in District Judge...

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