The defense team for Frank Selas wants to sequester potential jurors and question them individually because of pretrial publicity.
Two physicians testified Wednesday that the injuries suffered by Ashtyn Cohen were not normal, although neither could state exactly what happened to the 27-day-old baby before he died in January.
The discoveries of three bodies in two different locations Oct. 18 in Rapides Parish are connected, and officials are accusing an Alexandria brother and sister of the murders.
Lawsuits filed Monday on behalf of the Avoyelles and Rapides sheriffs are among the first in Louisiana against pharmaceutical companies that attorneys say bear blame for an opioid crisis that public entities are ill equipped to handle.
District attorneys offices across Louisiana will have 90 days from Aug. 1 to decide whether or not they will oppose making convicted murderers eligible for parole.
After being found guilty of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter Friday night, Derrick Stafford turned to hand his keys to his wife Brittany, who sobbed as she fell into his arms.
Chris Few pointed to the bullet hole scar in the center of his chest when prompted by prosecutor Matthew Derbes, who asked Few if he got the surrounding tattoo to hide it.
Two different portraits were painted of Christopher Few during the opening statements of Derrick Stafford's trial Monday morning.