A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on theMore >>
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From LSU Sports BATON ROUGE – The LSU Athletics Department received and confirmed Wednesday the signed Southeastern Conference scholarship papers for transfer men's basketball player Keith Hornsby fromMore >>
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The National Weather Service says there is some minor damage on Grand Isle after a waterspout Wednesday afternoon. WWL-TV in New Orleans says that the Grand Isle Fire Department is reporting a powerMore >>
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In a move that has the medical world buzzing, The American Medical Association has changed its stance on obesity, officially declaring it a disease instead of a "public health issue." The new distinctionMore >>
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
accused of killing his grandfather and later trying to kill an inmate while in
prison will be back in court for a sanity hearing Thursday.
had originally been cleared to assist attorneys in his case. His attorney,
Lance Unglesby, pushed for a new competency hearing. According to Unglesby,
there's new and expanded medical information that could change the ruling.
hearings for the 30-year-old accused killer have been delayed in the past for
legal issues. In January, a new set of court-appointed lawyers took over his
defense after he "fired" his previous attorney.
charged with first-degree murder in the death of his grandfather, Pete Musso,
76. The elderly man was killed in his Baton Rouge home in 2009. Musso is
accused of killing his grandfather, setting the house on fire and then taking a
bus to Alabama. According to the victim's granddaughter, Pete Musso took in his
grandson to live with him.
lived at a home on Glenda Drive in Baton Rouge, where a fire started around
3:40 a.m. on May 5, 2009. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office said he
experienced some sort of trauma to the head, which is why police began
investigating it as a murder.
Musso was taken into custody at a bus station in Montgomery, AL the same
morning as the murder and fire. He was initially charged with felony
theft, but the charges were later upgraded. In September 2009, a Baton Rouge
grand jury indicted him for first-degree murder. He faces the death penalty if
convicted of first-degree murder.
Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said Musso offered to shave another
inmate's neck through his cell bars in February. However, officials added when
Musso was done, he cut the man's throat.
detectives said the other inmate was in jail on child molestation charges and
after the attack, Musso reportedly yelled, "I'm trying to rid the world of
received several stitches. Musso has been charged with attempted second-degree
murder. Authorities said Musso also spit on detectives after the incident. He
faces charges related to that as well.
2010, court security began outfitting Musso with a device over his face after a
series of incidents in which he spit at judges, prosecutors and fellow inmates
during previous court appearances.
"Court spitter" appears for status conference Judge postpones hearing for murder suspect known to spit Attorneys handling Musso murder trial exchange info Man appears in court wearing mask to preventMore >>
"Court spitter" appears for status conferenceJudge postpones hearing for murder suspect known to spitAttorneys handling Musso murder trial exchange infoMan appears in court wearing mask to prevent spittingMore >>