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The Advocate
Louisiana Department of Corrections mistakenly releases inmate; second such incident in recent monthsST. GABRIEL — State corrections officials say they are investigating how a man
Louisiana Department of Corrections mistakenly releases inmate; second such incident in recent months
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
ST. GABRIEL — State corrections officials say they are investigating how a man who escaped a West Baton Rouge Parish work-release facility to commit a crime in Baton Rouge last year was mistakenly released Thursday from the Elayn Hunt Correctional... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Hearing postponed to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standardThe man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" wa
Hearing postponed to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standard
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 16 days ago
The man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" was scheduled to finally learn his fate Friday, but the sentencing hearing was postponed. Donald Dickerson, 42, of Baton Rouge, was convicted of second-degree battery last... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Hearing postponed to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standardThe man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" wa
Hearing postponed to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standard
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 16 days ago
The man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" was scheduled to finally learn his fate Friday, but the sentencing hearing was postponed. Donald Dickerson, 42, of Baton Rouge, was convicted of second-degree battery last... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Hearing postponed to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standardThe man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" wa
Hearing postponed to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standard
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 16 days ago
The man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" was scheduled to finally learn his fate Friday, but the sentencing hearing was postponed. Donald Dickerson, 42, of Baton Rouge, was convicted of second-degree battery last... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Judge set to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standardThe man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" ca
Judge set to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standard
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 16 days ago
The man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" case may finally learn his fate. Donald Dickerson, 42, of Baton Rouge, was convicted of second-degree battery last summer. He could face life in prison for the brutal... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Judge set to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standardThe man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" ca
Judge set to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standard
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 16 days ago
The man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" case may finally learn his fate. Donald Dickerson, 42, of Baton Rouge, was convicted of second-degree battery last summer. He could face life in prison for the brutal... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Judge set to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standardThe man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" ca
Judge set to decide whether man convicted in 'wrong neighborhood' beating meets habitual offender standard
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 16 days ago
The man convicted of battery in what's being called the "wrong neighborhood" case may finally learn his fate. Donald Dickerson, 42, of Baton Rouge, was convicted of second-degree battery last summer. He could face life in prison for the brutal... Read more
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The Advocate
Lack of records and failure to check rap sheet led to accidental release of inmate serving 40 years for manslaughterAn investigation into why a man serving 40 years on a manslaughter charge was i
Lack of records and failure to check rap sheet led to accidental release of inmate serving 40 years for manslaughter
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
An investigation into why a man serving 40 years on a manslaughter charge was inexplicably released from state custody in September revealed where the paper trail disappeared. Benjuiel Johnson, a 32-year-old convicted of manslaughter in 2013, was... Read more
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The Advocate
Lack of records and failure to check rap sheet led to accidental release of inmate serving 40 years for manslaughterAn investigation into why a man serving 40 years on a manslaughter charge was i
Lack of records and failure to check rap sheet led to accidental release of inmate serving 40 years for manslaughter
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
An investigation into why a man serving 40 years on a manslaughter charge was inexplicably released from state custody in September revealed where the paper trail disappeared. Benjuiel Johnson, a 32-year-old convicted of manslaughter in 2013, was... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Officials: Employee error caused accidental release of convicted killer from prisonThe Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Services has complete
Officials: Employee error caused accidental release of convicted killer from prison
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 23 days ago
The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Services has completed the review of an accidental release in Sept. 2015 of a man convicted of manslaughter and was to serve 40 years in prison. The review finds the error was by an employee... Read more
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The Advocate
State Police shoot at man after car chase; no serious injuries reportedOne man was arrested Wednesday morning after a car chase that started with a tr
State Police shoot at man after car chase; no serious injuries reported
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
One man was arrested Wednesday morning after a car chase that started with a traffic stop in New Orleans East ended with State Police firing at a suspect who they said rammed one of their vehicles in Gentilly. Neither troopers nor the man received... Read more
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The Advocate
'Controversial' but 'effective': Colleagues, critics mixed on warden Burl Cain's resignation from AngolaAmid twin probes into his side business dealings, Burl Cain, the legendary and
'Controversial' but 'effective': Colleagues, critics mixed on warden Burl Cain's resignation from Angola
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Amid twin probes into his side business dealings, Burl Cain, the legendary and long-tenured warden of Louisiana’s storied Angola prison, will step down from his post Jan. 1 after nearly 21 years on the job, the head of the Louisiana Department of... Read more

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