D.A. Leon Cannizzaro

January 20, 2019 - 4:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's Supreme Court turned down appeals from prosecutors and defense attorneys in the case of a man convicted in a deadly 2014 gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street. Trung Le was originally convicted of manslaughter in the death of a bystander — nursing student Brittany...
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Jim Hanzo
November 19, 2018 - 5:50 pm
A New Orleans pastor who was accused of bilking a Hurricane Katrina victim out of government Road Home grant funding and failed to complete promised renovations to her flood-damaged home was found guilty. Criminal District Judge Franz Zibilich found Elijah Mealancon, 58, guilty of unauthorized use...
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June 14, 2018 - 10:27 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A road-rage-related attack with a baseball bat could result in a sentence of up to 10 years for a former high school counselor. District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office says in a news release that 42-year-old Wilbert Gray of New Orleans pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated...
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