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  • Murder-for-hire trial postponed until next week

    November 10, 2014 11:27 AM

    PORT ALLEN - A murder-for-hire trial in West Baton Rouge has been continued until Monday, Nov. 17. Attorneys for 45-year-old Monique Kitts and 30-year-old Karl Howard were set to resume their defense today at 9 a.m., but Judge J. Robin Free chose to postpone the trial for the week... more »
  • Ruling delayed until Monday in charter school suit

    October 31, 2014 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A state district judge has postponed until Monday a decision on whether he intends to shut down the flow of money to 33 charter schools authorized by the state education board. The Louisiana Association of Educators filed a lawsuit challenging the $60 million in spending through Louisiana's... more »
  • Pistorius to start mental evaluation next week

    May 20, 2014 3:31 AM

    PRETORIA, South Africa - A South African judge has ruled that Oscar Pistorius will start a period of psychiatric evaluation at a state institution on Monday. Judge Thokozile Masipa said Tuesday that the double-amputee athlete's murder trial will be postponed until June 30 while he is observed as an outpatient... more »
  • Manilow concert postponed

    January 28, 2014 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Barry Manilow concert originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 29th will now take place Monday, February 3rd. The date change was prompted by the weather conditions and the state of emergency declared by Governor Bobby Jindal. Manilow said via press release, " "I'm sorry that... more »
  • More LSU activities postponed

    January 24, 2014 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU closed their campus today and canceled many events taking part around the university. The LSU gymnastics meet scheduled for 7 p.m. CT against Auburn has been rescheduled to Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Maravich Center. The LSU ticket office is also closed, as is... more »
  • Ascension redistricting trial postponed

    October 29, 2013 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal judge reset the trial date in a five-year-old lawsuit over the redistricting of public school attendance zones in Ascension Parish. On Monday, U.S. Chief District Judge Brian A. Jackson set trial for Feb. 3-7, though dueling motions for summary judgment remain on his desk... more »
  • Judge delays BP rig supervisors' trial until June

    September 13, 2013 4:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has agreed to postpone the manslaughter trial of two BP supervisors who worked on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The trial of Robert Kaluza and Donald Vidrine was scheduled to start on Jan. 13, but U.S. District... more »
  • Wreck postpones Jhen Aiko concert at LSU

    August 28, 2013 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU pushed back a concert scheduled this week to mark the start of fall classes after the performer was in a wreck in Los Angeles. LSU announced today that they were working to reschedule R&B artist Jhené Aiko's performance for later in the fall. Aiko... more »
  • Mumford & Sons bassist has blood clot, N.O. concert postponed

    June 11, 2013 11:53 AM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that will require surgery. The Grammy-winning folk-rock group postponed concerts Tuesday in Dallas, Wednesday in The Woodlands in Texas and Thursday in New Orleans. A statement on its website said there are no plans... more »
  • Hearing for Holmes' insanity plea delayed

    May 30, 2013 3:16 PM

    DENVER - Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes' insanity plea has been postponed at least until Tuesday. Holmes was scheduled to appear in court Friday, but the judge delayed the hearing at the request of Holmes' lawyers. Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 at a suburban... more »
  • Sanity ruling postponed in disabled boy's beheading

    February 13, 2013 4:50 PM

    THIBODAUX - A Lafourche Parish judge postponed a ruling on whether a man accused of beheading his disabled son is fit to stand trial for first-degree murder. District Judge John LeBlanc had said he would rule Wednesday on whether to try Jeremiah Wright for the death of 7-year-old Jori Lirette... more »
  • Ex-ATC official's trial postponed

    December 18, 2012 10:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The criminal trial of Murphy J. Painter, former commissioner of the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, has been postponed until April 22. The Advocate reports Painter's trial was scheduled to begin Monday, but U.S. District Judge James J. Brady granted a request for a delay.... more »
  • Grand opening for new Baton Rouge casino postponed

    August 27, 2012 9:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The opening of Baton Rouge's new $368 million casino has been delayed because of Tropical Storm Isaac. L'Auberge Baton Rouge was scheduled to open Wednesday, but Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. announced Monday that it was postponing the grand opening. No rescheduled date was immediately announced. Pinnacle... more »
  • Sentencing in oil spill fraud case postponed

    June 13, 2012 6:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has agreed to postpone a sentencing hearing for a woman who pleaded guilty to submitting a fraudulent claim for money from BP's oil spill compensation fund. Rokeisha Barrios was scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, but U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance agreed to delay the... more »
  • N.O. cop's sentencing postponed in Katrina case

    April 2, 2012 3:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has postponed a sentencing hearing for a New Orleans police officer convicted of lying about the aftermath of a deadly shooting outside the city's convention center following Hurricane Katrina. Acting at the request of the U.S. Marshals Service, U.S District Judge Sarah Vance moved... more »
  • Trial delayed for cop charged in Katrina shootings

    September 12, 2011 4:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has postponed a trial for a retired police sergeant charged with plotting to cover up deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina. Gerard Dugue's trial was scheduled to begin Sept. 26, but his attorney and prosecutors asked... more »
  • LSU Football players' meeting with BRPD postponed

    August 21, 2011 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The meeting between the Baton Rouge Police Department and the four LSU football players who were implicated in a bar fight early Friday morning has been postponed. The four players obtained representation from lawyers Nathan Fisher and Shannon Fay, who requested an extension from Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Trial continued for woman accused in New Roads drunk driving case

    July 11, 2011 4:06 PM

    NEW ROADS- The trial for a woman accused of a drunk driving crash in the town of New Roads won't happen until the fall. The trial was scheduled to begin today, but attorneys for both sides held a status conference last week continuing the trial until November. Victoria... more »
  • Judge's son's trial postponed, wants AG off case

    October 27, 2010 4:55 AM

    The trial of a judge's son has been postponed after the defendant hired a new lawyer who wants the state attorney general's office off the case. Wilford D. Carter II has pleaded not guilty to seven misdemeanor offenses but his trial was delayed after he asked the state's lawyers to... more »
  • False River drawdown postponed

    August 16, 2010 6:17 AM

    State officials say the plan to lower False River's water levels to improve the decaying lake's water quality has been postponed indefinitely. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cancelled the drawdown until the ongoing study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is complete. The study has two parts.... more »
  • Michael Varnado's murder trial delayed

    July 21, 2010 6:59 AM

    The first-degree murder trial of Michael Varnado has been postponed. District Judge Ray Chutz ruled that the trial would be delayed after learning at a preliminary hearing Tuesday that one of the two attorneys defending Varnado also was attorney of record for the chief witness for the prosecution against Varnado.... more »
  • Relay for Life postponed due to weather

    April 23, 2010 2:04 PM

    The possibility of severe weather has postponed the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life at LSU tomorrow. It will now be held Sunday, April 25 at 2 p.m. at the Old Front 9 on the LSU Campus. Team members will be allowed to start setting up at Noon.... more »
  • LSU Day postponed due to weather; some events still scheduled

    April 22, 2010 5:43 PM

    LSU Day will be postponed until the fall due to expected severe weather. The event was schedule for this Saturday, April 24. The university said its top priority was safety. After consulting with the Louisiana State Office of Climatology and the National Weather Service, the university postponed the event because... more »
  • Dilworth press conference postponed

    April 20, 2010 2:15 PM

    Update: East Baton Rouge School Board Vice President John Augustine says there was a meeting Tuesday morning between John Dilworth and around 12 ministers and representatives from the Chamber of Commerce. One of the issues brought up was the "micro-management" by the School Board. Augustine said there will be... more »
  • Sentencing hearing postponed for ex-N.O. official

    April 13, 2010 5:41 AM

    A sentencing hearing for a former member of the governing body of New Orleans' Sewerage and Water Board has been postponed. Benjamin Edwards Sr. pleaded guilty in February to a charge he solicited kickbacks from companies with board contracts. Edwards' sentencing is now set for June 24. Prosecutors requested the... more »
  • Council postpones settlement decision on sewer plant lawsuit

    March 24, 2010 10:22 PM

    Neighbors of a sewer treatment plant in North Baton Rouge thought their legal fight with the parish might end Wednesday night. Residents in that area have been in legal battles with the parish for nearly 16 years. Instead, the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council delayed a vote on... more »
  • Citywide art show postponed until 2012

    February 23, 2010 5:10 AM

    The nation's economic downturn has delayed the return of a citywide art exhibit originally planned to start in November. Producer Dan Cameron says "2009 was really bad for fund-raising and 2010 didn't look much better." So the second "Prospect New Orleans" show will begin in November 2011 rather than November... more »
  • Michael Jackson tribute postponed

    September 11, 2009 6:44 AM

    Organizers say the Michael Jackson tribute will be rescheduled for June in London. more »

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