Judge: Teen inmates won't go to adult prison before September 15
Louisiana officials say around two dozen juvenile inmates at a troubled detention center won’t be moved to the notorious state penitentiary at Angola until at least the middle of next month. That's as a legal battle over their transfer plays out. The defendants in the case include Gov. John Bel Edwards, the Office of Juvenile Justice. They and their attorneys said Tuesday they wouldn't transfer any of the inmates until at least Sept. 15. A preliminary injunction hearing is scheduled for Sept. 6. The juveniles are currently being held at the Bridge City Center for Youth in Jefferson Parish.