BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana health department says it will follow a federal judge's order and refrain from immediately penalizing doctors who are trying to comply with a new abortion law.
U.S. District Judge John deGravelles issued a temporary restraining order late Sunday, blocking enforcement of a new law that took effect yesterday.
MONROE, La. (AP) - Police say a Monroe man has been charged with attempted second-degree murder, days after a stabbing in a local home.
The News-Star reports that 56-year-old Donald Ray Myles was arrested early yesterday.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A grand jury has upgraded the charges against a Welsh woman accused in the fatal shooting of one man and the injuring of another.
The American Press reports Rosalyn Faith Breaux pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and attempted manslaughter in August.
She now faces charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Orleans Parish Criminal Court Judge Frank Marullo Jr. has survived an initial challenge to his seeking a sixth term. The 74-year-old Marullo is running against lawyers Graham Bosworth, Brigid Collins, Rudy Gorrell and Marie Williams.
A judge Friday said Marullo's age didn't threaten his eligibility as a candidate.
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