A Caddo jury announced late Wednesday evening that LaMondre Tucker would receive the death sentence. Shortly after the announcement, his mother, Alicia Tucker, was arrested on charges of conspiracy of jury tampering.
According to a report released by the Louisiana Department of Education on Wednesday, the state's annual dropout rate significantly declined last school year. Schools across Louisiana saw a 28% decrease in dropouts on average.
Caddo sheriff deputies seized 58 pounds of marijuana at a downtown Greyhound bus terminal Tuesday.
Agents were called to the bus station after Shreveport police officers were alerted to a suspicious person on one of the buses.