Friday, May 24 2013 8:09 PM EDT2013-05-25 00:09:02 GMT
Biomedical Research Foundation has decided to move forward with a plan to operate and manage LSU Hospitals in Shreveport and other cities in Louisiana. More >>
Biomedical Research Foundation has decided to move forward with a plan to operate and manage LSU Hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana.More >>
DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -
A Denham Springs man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading no contest to drug charges. According to Assistant District attorney David Guidry, 37-year-old Jamie D. Cooper received the maximum possible penalty due to his multiple prior offenses.
Prior to his arrest on February 22, 2012, Cooper was recorded on video selling cocaine to an undercover narcotics agent, said Guidry. He was later arrested and booked into the Livingston Parish Jail for distribution of a schedule II controlled dangerous substance. On March 12, 2012, the defendant was released on $25,000 bail.
According to the second offense report, 10 days after his release on bail, on March 22, 2012, an officer from the Denham Springs Police Department was traveling on Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive, when he noticed the driver in the vehicle before him throw a small, clear, plastic bag, from the window.
The officer noted that the bag was filled with a white substance and immediately retrieved it. He discovered that there was what appeared to be a cocaine-based substance within. The officer then performed a traffic stop and identified the driver as Jamie Cooper. The defendant was subsequently arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II controlled dangerous substance.
Cooper was set for trial on January 29, when he chose to change his plea to no contest.
Friday, May 24 2013 10:59 AM EDT2013-05-24 14:59:20 GMT
(CNN) – Brad Pitt has become one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood the last two decades. But the actor said recognizing other people's faces has always been a problem. In an Esquire interview,More >>
In an Esquire interview, Brad Pitt said he was convinced he suffered from "face blindness."More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:24 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:24:18 GMT
Concealed weapon permits are popular certain parts of Louisiana, though some of locations may surprise you. Louisiana Department of Public Safety officials gave a report to state legislators detailingMore >>
Concealed weapon permits are popular in certain parts of Louisiana, though some locations may surprise you.More >>
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."More >>
The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him....More >>