LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette Parish grand jury has declined to bring charges against a man in the fatal shooting of a suspect accused of abducting and stabbing his cousin. The shooting happened in November after Bethany Arceneaux was abducted from a day care center where she was picking up her... more »
BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old man who unintentionally shot and killed his cousin in January while hanging out inside a vacant home has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide.
Tyler Washington faces up to five years in prison, but his defense attorney said he is a "prime candidate" for probation... more »
STAMFORD, Conn.- A Connecticut man accused of biting off his cousin's ear lobe and swallowing it during a fight over loud music has pleaded not guilty to assault and other charges. Twenty-seven-year-old Emilio Mendoza, of Stamford, was arraigned Wednesday in Stamford Superior Court and ordered held on $50,000 bail. The... more »
BOSTON - The fiancee of Britain's Prince William has some family ties to famous Americans, including the first U.S. president.
The New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston said Tuesday that Kate Middleton is an eighth cousin eight times removed to George Washington.
Their common ancestor, Sir William... more »
Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies say a 53-year-old Raceland man is being held in lieu of $100,150 bond after allegedly ramming his cousin's pickup off the road in a jealous rage. Deputies say Arthur Hogan, his cousin, Lawrence "Canoe" Smith, and Smith's 15-year-old niece all were injured when their vehicles flipped... more »