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  • Boosie attends high school graduation in Baton Rouge

    May 20, 2014 11:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Months after he was released from Angola, the rapper known as Lil Boosie returned to the city to attend a graduation and be honored for helping kids walk across the stage. Boosie, whose real name is Torrence Hatch, said he has changed since being in prison. He... more »
  • Drug tests, community service ordered for Lil Boosie

    March 13, 2014 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge ordered recently-released rapper Torrence Hatch, also known as Lil Boosie, to perform 100 hours of community service and submit to random drug tests during his four-year probation on a drug conviction. Judge Chip Moore congratulated Hatch Thursday on getting his GED while in prison.... more »
  • Lil Boosie speaks with media

    March 10, 2014 10:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Just a few days after his release from prison, Baton Rouge rapper Torrence Hatch aka Lil Boosie held his first public media event in New Orleans. Sitting on a gold-colored throne, Hatch said he wrote more than a thousand songs while serving an eight-year sentence for... more »
  • Judge keeps life sentence, no parole for Louding

    February 7, 2014 3:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge called Michael Louding "rotten to the core" Friday when she affirmed her decision to sentence him to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the death of Terry Boyd in 2009. Judge Trudi White rejected a request from Louding's defense attorneys to... more »
  • Sentencing hearing underway for Louding

    July 9, 2013 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The sentencing phase of Michael Louding's murder trial began today with testimony from witnesses for both prosecutors and the defense. In April a jury convicted Louding of first-degree murder in the death of Terry Boyd back in October 2009. He still faces five other murder charges.... more »
  • Man gets prison for threatening district attorney

    June 29, 2013 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A Baker man has been sentenced to two years in prison for threatening East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III during a rapper's murder trial last year. The Advocate reports that 22-year-old Dedrick Deandre Green didn't say anything before state District Judge Richard Anderson... more »
  • Jury reaches verdict in Louding murder trial

    April 26, 2013 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A jury found accused hitman "Marlo" Mike Louding guilty of first-degree murder charges today. Louding had been accused of killing Terry Boyd back in October 2009. He faces five additional murder charges for a series of killings over a 14-month period. Investigators said Louding confessed... more »
  • Jury receives case in Louding murder trial

    April 26, 2013 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Attorneys for the prosecution and defense wrapped up their closing arguments a short time ago in the murder trial of "Marlo" Mike Louding. Judge Trudy White issued jury instructions afterward and presented the case to them for deliberation. Louding is on trial on suspicion of... more »
  • Not guilty verdict in Torrence Hatch trial Play Video

    May 11, 2012 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jurors found Torrence Hatch, the rapper known as Lil Boosie, not guilty of first-degree murder charges today. Jurors began deliberations at 2:30 p.m. Friday after nearly a week of testimony, all from witnesses for the prosecution. Hatch's defense rested without calling a witness, saying they didn't... more »
  • Jury reaches verdict in Lil Boosie trial

    May 11, 2012 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Attorneys said jurors have reached a verdict in the murder-for-hire trial of Torrence Hatch, the rapper known as Lil Boosie. Jurors deliberated roughly an hour before returning the verdict this afternoon. News 2 will have live, team coverage of the decision starting at 4 p.m. more »
  • Jurors begin deliberation in Lil Boosie trial

    May 11, 2012 2:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jurors received their instructions to begin deliberation this afternoon in the murder for hire case of Torrence Hatch, also known as the rapper Lil Boosie. Judge Mike Erwin read the nine women and three men on the jury their instructions after prosecutors finished their redirect shortly... more »
  • Prosecutor: Intimidation tactics used to silence witness in Lil Boosie trial Play Video

    November 30, 2011 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Prosecutors with the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office say people tied to "Lil Boosie" are using intimidation tactics to prevent or chill testimony in Lil Boosie's murder trial which begins in April. Lil Boosie also known as Torrence Hatch pled guilty to drug charges yesterday.... more »
  • Judge allows confession in murder trial of local rapper

    August 9, 2011 4:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A judge has ruled that prosecutors can use a suspect's taped confession in the first-degree murder trial in the killing of local rapper Chris "Nussie" Jackson. Michael "Marlo Mike" Louding, 18, is facing murder charges for allegedly shooting Jackson in 2009. Louding requested to be tried... more »
  • Lil Boosie's lawyers want DA's office recused

    February 17, 2011 7:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Attorneys representing Baton Rouge rapper Torrence Hatch, also known as "Lil Boosie" filed a motion asking to have the District Attorney's Office recused from the case. Lil Boosie appeared in the 19th JDC today for a motions hearing to suppress evidence. A judge could set a... more »
  • "Lil Boosie" Trial Continued

    October 14, 2010 10:42 AM

    The trial for a Baton Rouge rapper accused in a "murder for hire" scheme has been continued. Torrence Hatch, also known as "Lil Boosie" is accused in the murder of 35-year old Terry Boyd. In June, Hatch told a judge he was not involved in Boyd's 2009 murder.... more »
  • Lil Boosie pleads not guilty to murder and drug charges

    June 28, 2010 4:56 PM

    Update : Nationally-known rapper Torrence Hatch, a.k.a. "Lil Boosie," pleaded not guilty to murder and drug charges in Baton Rouge District Court this morning. The hearing took about two minutes. Security was much tighter than usual, due to the high profile nature of the case. District Attorney Hillar... more »
  • Lil Boosie pleads not guilty to murder and drug charges

    June 28, 2010 11:11 AM

    Nationally known rapper Torrence Hatch a.k.a. Lil Boosie plead not guilty to murder and drug charges in Baton Rouge District Court this morning. Meantime District Attorney Hillar Moore says his office has not ruled out the possibility of seeking the death penalty. Boosie was indicted earlier this month... more »
  • Threatening music video targets DA

    June 18, 2010 4:26 PM

    A threatening music video is targeting East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore. The video was released by Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch. It calls Moore a "racist" and says "he probably be dead when I come out of jail." Moore said he is offended by the comments. ... more »
  • More indictments/arrests by Homicide Task Force

    June 17, 2010 5:03 PM

    The Baton Rouge Multi-Agency Homicide Task Force is arresting five more suspects as part of an ongoing investigation into recent murders and other serious crimes in the area. The suspects were indicted this afternoon by an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury for their involvement in the following crimes:... more »
  • Lil Boosie sentencing today

    November 9, 2009 5:24 AM

    Local rapper Torrence Hatch also known as "Lil Boosie" will be sentenced today in a Baton Rouge court room. Hatch pleaded guilty in September to a third offense marijuana possession charge after he was pulled over last October by sheriff's deputies. An agreement was made between prosecutors and Hatch's attorneys... more »
  • Rapper "Lil Boosie" gets one year in prison

    September 23, 2009 5:58 AM

    Baton Rouge rapper Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch will serve at least one year in prison after pleading guilty to a third-offense marijuana possession charge. Hatch will be on active supervised probation for two to five years after he is released from prison. Last year, East Baton Rouge Parish... more »

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