Latest Weather Blog
Retired judges fill in 19th JDC vacancy left by the late Judge Dassau
BATON ROUGE - Two retired judges have been appointed to temporarily fill the vacant position in the 19th Judicial District Court after Judge Christopher Daussau passed away suddenly at the beginning of January.
According to statements released by the Louisiana Supreme Court, Judge Louis R. Daniel will fill the position starting Jan. 28 until Feb. 28 and from March 8 until April 30. Judge Raymond C. Bigelow will serve from March 1-7 and May 1 until Dec. 23.
The former judge, Christopher Dassau, was found dead at his home on Sunday, Jan. 16 after a family member called police for a welfare check when they hadn't heard from him in a while. The cause of his death has still not been reported since the autopsy report came back inconclusive.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Deputies seize more than 3,000 fentanyl pills after months-long investigation into huge...
Zachary police investigating afternoon shooting; search for gunman expands
Tensions rise at EBR schoolboard meeting after promise of 8% staff pay...
Pool company a no-show following repair requests
USACE to begin the largest study on the Mississippi River
LSU baseball prepares for NCAA Regional play
LSU, Tulane to meet in first round of Baton Rouge Regional as...
LSU president reminisces during team trip to DC
Southern baseball sweeps Arkansas-Pine Bluff to finish out regular season
A candid conversation with Kim Mulkey - Watch the half-hour special on...