Gov. John Bel Edwards was the first governor in my memory to announce his choice to be speaker. Yes, most previous governors had their personal choices. But they quietly worked behind the scenes to build a consensus for their candidate. When Bobby Jindal first took office, he met with each House member and asked whom he or she wanted for the post.
The December 2015 Net Receipts Report shows that total state revenue thus far for 2015-2016 was $3.469 billion, a 15 percent decrease compared to that time last year. Sales tax, severance tax and corporation/franchise tax receipts continue to lag. Individual income tax revenue is relatively flat.
When officers arrived, the suspect, 26 -year-old Kendrika Neshay Ross of 2307 Northpark Ave. in Shreveport, was seen sleeping behind the wheel of the car with her foot on the brake pedal, impeding traffic..
McGlothan was arrested and booked into the Bossier City Jail on charges of felony possession of marijuana, possession of schedule I drugs (Ecstasy), possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to appear in connection with an outstanding warrant from Bossier City police regarding a simple battery charge.
The incident happened last Friday after the victim says he was approached by a male suspect in the parking lot in front of the Auto Zone store in the 1800 block of Airline Drive who asked for directions to the Albertson’s grocery store on East Texas Street.
Upon arrival, patrolmen learned 29 year-old, Jeremy Foster was shot multiple times by an unknown suspect in the upper body. The Shreveport Fire Department transported Foster to the University Health Hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries..
At approximately 10:26 p.m. on Jan. 9, Shreveport police officers were dispatched to a home located in the 9000 block of Bayonne Drive relative to a shooting. Upon officer’s arrival at the residence, they located 43-year-old Charles Ray Acklen inside the residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body.
Cordarius Cortez Fuller, 22, of Shreveport was arrested on several counts of burglary late Saturday night after officers responded to a call from Boardwalk security about a suspicious person who was sitting in a parked vehicle on the top level of the parking garage.