Jan. 22, 2009 09:11
Vince Marinello, who was convicted of murdering his wife by a Lafayette jury last month, will be sentenced today to life in prison. The trial of the well known New Orleans sportscaster was moved to Lafayette from Jefferson Parish because of the enormous amount of publicity surrounding the murder investigation and arrest. Since his conviction, Marinello has been held in the Lafayette Parish jail. Judge Conn Regan of the 24th Judicial District Court presided over the trial and will sentence Marinello at the Lafayette Federal Courthouse. Marinello continues to maintain his innocence. The Times Picayune reports that Marinello’s attorney, Paul Fleming Jr., is expected to appeal his conviction today and ask for a new trial.
Should Democrats dump Dixie? DEC 17 Blogger Bob Mann gives his two cents on the question being discussed among tight-pants-bushy-beard-hat-on-in-the-house northern liberals who were disgusted by Mary's defeat. In a round-about way, he's seeking to remind them that the pendulum always swings back. Must-read story about Janzen Jackson DEC 17 This post on Vice Sports is an in-depth look at the life of Janzen Jack

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