The mother of former Clinton High and Southern University football player Silas Gibbs said the conviction of her son's killer means Gibbs and his entire family can rest in peace. The Advocate reports ( http://bit.ly/18YUnKg) Walter Fort was found guilty Thursday of second-degree murder.
A 26-year-old DeRidder man has been booked into the Leesville City Jail, accused of robbing City Savings Bank on Monday. The Town Talk reports ( http://townta.lk/18pyxiw) Michael Lee Jones was arrested Wednesday after an investigation into the armed robbery of the Leesville bank.
Police in Kenner say a man has been arrested after failing to return most of the $7,000 erroneously deposited into his bank account. Police said 36-year-old William Lopez claimed he thought the money was a "gift from God."