His son killed a police officer and an innocent bystander before getting shot dead by cops — yet Brown showed great strength and integrity through unthinkable tragedy.His grief and deep pain briefly peeked through in a public statement after meeting with the families of the victims.
Defendants can wait a decade or more for actual execution if a jury finds it is warranted.
In large part that’s because of the high degree of scrutiny defense attorneys say a verdict of death requires.
published its fifth annual rail satisfaction survey revealing Go Ahead’s Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern lines were the worst in terms of value, available seats, cleanliness and punctuality.
A Lafourche Parish jury entered a verdict Sunday of “guilty” on all three counts of murder charged against former Houma resident David Brown, and on Monday began hearing testimony that will help the decide whether he should live or die.
The penalty of death, they note, is irreversible, and so extra care must be taken.
Among the issues brought up on appeal prior to trial was the question of whether the 1996 stabbing by Brown of his sister-in-law in Chauvin, and an intrusion into an apartment adjoining that of the murder victims earlier on the night of the crime, could be introduced at trial.
Our city needs a leader like David Brown — especially now.
He is someone who has personally experienced all ends of the spectrum: As a father, as a lawman and as an African-American.
“This hurts so deeply,” Brown said, “ I cannot adequately express the sadness I feel in my heart.” This is a man with a heart. This is the man who says the Black Lives Matter movement is accomplishing nothing, only to get steamrolled when de Blasio praises it as “peaceful protests.” You have got to be kidding!