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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:16am
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A guilty verdict was handed down for Cameron Mays on Thursday afternoon. Cameron Kinte Mays, 29, was found guilty by a six-man and six-woman jury on all three charges — aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The 3rd Judicial District Court Trial began Monday with jury selection, and proceeded with testimonies by the victim, roommate of the victim, Ruston Police Department officers and forensic investigators. The jury’s verdict was unanimous on the first two counts, and 11-1 on the rape charge. Deliberations lasted about an hour and a half. The...

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04/18/2016
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04/18/2016
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04/18/2016
The search continues today for a Grambling man wanted for questioning in connection with a weekend shooting that left a Ruston man dead. Investigators want the public’s help in locating Jodi Adolphus...
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04/18/2016
It all began as a hobby with a few simple pictures of his son during his senior year on the football field. Then, other parents began asking Courtney Cooper, a Choudrant native, to use his...
04/16/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff Department and Grambling police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in the weekend shooting death of a 33-year Ruston man. Investigators want to question...
04/16/2016
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04/16/2016
Hunks of concrete fell out of the Interstate 20 bridge at Cooktown Road on the roadway below Friday forcing the state to close the bridge. The hole was discovered about midday and by 4 p.m. had grown...
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04/16/2016
More than 1,400 students — a new record — participated in Louisiana Tech University’s Student Government Association’s annual community service project Saturday. More than 50 student organizations,...