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Louisiana Teens Charged with Murder:  Police in New Orleans, have announced that the two 16-year-olds arrested in connection with Monday's murder of a pizza delivery driver were wearing GPS ankle monitoring devices at the time of the killing.  Tania Dall of WWL News reports that the teens are believed to have gunned down the delivery driver in a carjacking attempt Monday evening, police had been alerted that one of the teens had broken his monitoring restrictions and were waiting on an arrest warrant when the driver was killed Monday evening.  The court has yet to file charges, but it is expected that they will charge the teens as adults.

Serial Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison: A California man convicted of murdering three women in the 1980's has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole.  CBS Los Angeles reports that 74-year-old Samuel Little was arrested and charged with the killings after DNA collected from the victims linked him to the crimes.  Little was also linked to four other sexual assaults against women in both San Diego and Mississippi. 

Convicted Murderer Sentenced to Death: A Las Vegas man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 12-year-old girl four years ago has been sentenced to death.  KATC News reports that in 2010, Thomas Sanders went on a road trip with the young girl and her mother to Arizona, as they were returning to Nevada, Sanders pulled the car over and shot the girl's mother in the head and proceeded to drive the girl cross-country to Louisiana.  Evidence at trial revealed that Sanders shot the girl four times before cutting her throat and leaving her in the woods where she was found by a hunter later that year.  

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