Three shell casings were located in the area. The complainant was in her front yard with her 1- year-old child just feet away from where Wilson discharged the firearm, and the witness was on her front porch two houses down..
Eric England, the port director for The Port of Shreveport-Bossier receives a yearly salary and benefits package of $355,843 per year. That’s over a $73,000 increase from his salary package of $282,199, which The Inquisitor published back in January of 2011.
Event organizers Vicky Whitman, wife of Bossier City Marshal Jim Whitman, and Melissa Whittington, wife of Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington, are encouraging first responders and their families to attend, as well as anyone else who wants to extend their appreciation to public servants.
Jacobs says Franklin wanted "a hug" from Jacobs while he was on duty at the casino. He said he felt uncomfortable giving hugs, so he politely just barely put his arms around him as a gesture of hospitality. He said that's when Franklin became upset at him and then allegedly used the "the N word" at two of his African-American security guards.
Motorist are being advised that beginning this past Wednesday, September 7, there will be intermittent lane closures of the inside and outside lanes of US 80, east and west bound, from Red Chute Bayou Bridge to Eastwood LA. This work is expected to last approximately 2 weeks.
Parish Administrator Bill Altimus told jury members he heard of using containers to store sandbags at a recent meeting of the Organization of Parish Officials. In South Louisiana, one parish had sandblasted and painted the containers, then successfully stored sandbags.
Currently, Louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the United States and incarcerates a higher number of nonviolent offenders than the national average. Auditors found that 59 percent of individuals incarcerated from 2009 to 2015 were convicted of nonviolent offenses only, meaning they had no violent convictions in their past.
On September 2, Miguel Angel Ceballos, 34 arrested after Bossier City police received a call from Shreveport police to assist one of their officers who wasn’t answering his radio after he conducted a traffic stop on Westgate Lane and Barksdale Boulevard.
His brother returned from Oklahoma, where the vaping trend was “pretty hopping,” with a “mod,” or a bigger unit, which Martin tried. “I liked the pull that it gave off. I immediately went to a vape store that same day and got one, and I quit smoking within a week after smoking for six years.
“We’ve had more people show a tremendous increase in firearms sales as far as interest in firearms because, frankly, some of the folks are scared that the government’s going to pass laws that will take away our Second Amendment rights to be able to keep and bear arms,” said Al Sims, president of the Ark-La- Tex Gun Collectors Association.