Some of the cases on the docket today...

Jury selection continues in the first-degree murder trial of Robert Glen Coleman.  He's charged with the 2003 death of retired pastor Julian Brandon.  Coleman was convicted of first-degree murder in 2005 and sentenced to death. The state supreme court ordered a new trial, claiming the prosecution wrongfully excused a juror because of his race.

Mickey Cade faces arguments and hearings on a second-degree murder charge.  He's accused of the shooting death of Delon Williams during what investigators say was a home invation in the 200 block of Prospect.

Also in court for arguments and hearings is Elmore Smith is charged with second-degree murder for the March 2011 shooting death of Leroy Smith at a residence in the 3700 block of W. College. 

Jury selection is now underway in the aggravated rape trial of Willie B. Evans.

And indicted by a Caddo Parish grand jury are two local men.  Demario Little was indicted for second-degree murder for the July 2011 shooting death of Roshenna Crowder at a residence in the 6100 block of Fairfield.  He has a February 15th court date for preliminary exam and arraignment. And Leroy Jefferson was indicted for aggravated rape.  He'll be in court for arguments and hearings on February 14th.