81°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Sat
85°
73°
40%
Sun
86°
74°
50%
Mon
85°
73°
60%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

State Workers Fired for Snooping on Idol Star

4 years ago September 09, 2010 Sep 9, 2010 Thursday, September 09 2010 Thursday, September 09, 2010 6:40:58 PM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Two Ohio public employees were fired for snooping into the records of homegrown "Americn Idol" runner-up Crystal Bowersox of Columbus. One faces a felony charge. The State Highway Patrol says the agency did an audit in May and found files on Bowersox were improperly accessed eight times. The audit was backed up by a state law passed in 2009 that cracks down on unauthorized record-checking. It was prompted by snooping on a political candidate known as "Joe the Plumber." Bowersox says she feels violated but has no plans to sue.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
81°
69°
Sat
PM T-Storms
85°
73°
Sun
Scattered T-Storms
86°
74°
Mon
Scattered T-Storms
85°
73°
Tue
Scattered T-Storms
84°
73°