Tuesday, March 11 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-03-11 17:05:04 GMT
Authorities hauled 20 people off to jail Tuesday morning following a six-month drug sting. Law enforcement agents in West Baton Rouge snatched up the suspects and took them to the parish detention centerMore >>
Authorities hauled 20 people off to jail Tuesday morning following a six-month drug sting. They are still looking for eight others. More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-03-10 20:58:22 GMT
His release from prison took over social media for a short time and now Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie is set to step to the mic. Lil Boosie, whose real name is Torrence Hatch, will talk to his fans andMore >>
Lil Boosie took the stage and sat in one of two golden thrones. He told the audience that while in prison, he wrote more than 1,000 songs.More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-03-11 16:06:52 GMT
A man accused of molesting a child was arrested Monday afternoon. William Quebedeaux, 29, of Bayou Vista, was booked on a charge of molestation of a juvenile. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office saidMore >>
A man accused of molesting a 12-year-old was arrested Monday afternoon on a warrant. The arrest was the result of an investigation that began on Jan. 18, 2014. More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-03-11 21:03:37 GMT
A Caddo Parish man who has spent 30 years on death row for the murder of a Shreveport jeweler will soon walk free. Caddo Parish District Judge Ramona Emanuel signed an order vacating 64-year-old GlennMore >>
A Caddo Parish man who has spent 30 years on death row for the murder of a Shreveport jeweler will soon walk free.More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-03-11 16:52:31 GMT
A man suspected of drunk driving and causing a deadly crash more than a year ago headed to court for his trial. Ashton Claiborne, 30, is charged with second offense DWI, vehicular homicide and vehicularMore >>
A man suspected of drunk driving and causing a deadly crash more than a year ago headed to court for his trial. A 56-year-old grandmother died in the wreck. More >>
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -
A Madison County judge signed an order granting one member of the Amy Bishop Anderson defense team $100,426.91. Judge Alan Mann stated in that order that he reviewed the claim presented by Roy Miller and believes the information to be "true and correct."
An order has also been filed for attorney Robert Tuten. A final cost was not listed for Tuten, and the judge stated while the bill is reasonable, the certification is not an approval of the amount submitted. Court filings do not show a bill for the third member of the defense team, Barry Abston.
Bishop Anderson shot six people during a biology department meeting at UAH in February 2010. Three of those victims died.
Bishop Anderson pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted murder. She also agreed to plead guilty to capital murder. In the state of Alabama, a defendant pleading guilty to capital murder must go before a jury. Bishop Anderson's jury found her guilty and she was sentenced to life in prison without parole. She is now appealing that verdict and sentence.
Attorney Ronald Smith will represent Bishop Anderson during the appeal process. Smith was appointed by Judge Mann.
A notice of appeal has been filed, but no reasons for appeal have been given.
Bishop Anderson is currently housed at Tutwiler Prison for Women.