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  • LSU Alumni President accused of job-for-sex deal Play Video

    August 6, 2014 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The president of the LSU Alumni Association, Dr. Charlie Roberts, is accused of giving a woman a job so she would maintain a sexual relationship with him, and then paying her monthly checks once she resigned. According to the suit Kay Heath, a former employee of the... more »
  • Suit: cops purposefully looked for affair, embarrassment Play Video

    February 6, 2014 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Court documents allege police were on a witch hunt when they used a warrant to obtain the cell phone of a woman reportedly having an affair with former police chief Dewayne White. Kim McCants filed a lawsuit against the department, the city-parish government, and police officers -... more »
  • Petraeus reportedly shocked by word of emails from Broadwell

    November 12, 2012 2:27 PM

    WASHINGTON - Ex-CIA director David Petraeus is telling friends he was shocked to find that his biographer, Paula Broadwell, was suspected of sending anonymous, threatening emails to a Petraeus friend she saw as a romantic rival. A close Petraeus associate says FBI investigators told Petraeus that Broadwell sent anonymous emails... more »
  • Navy: Affair caused Conn. sub boss to fake death

    September 19, 2012 12:59 PM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - A former Navy submarine commander has been found in violation of the military's criminal code for having an affair with a woman and faking his own death to end the relationship. A Navy spokeswoman says Cmdr. Michael P. Ward II has received a letter of reprimand for... more »
  • John Edwards' lawyers begin presenting defense

    May 14, 2012 11:03 AM

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - After weeks of testimony about John Edwards' illicit affair and the money used to cover it up, his defense attorneys have opened their case with the nuts and bolts of campaign finance law. The former presidential hopeful has pleaded not guilty to six criminal counts arising from... more »
  • AD says Petrino's affair was 'several months' long

    April 13, 2012 2:27 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says the affair that cost Bobby Petrino his job lasted for "a period of several months" before the coach recommended hiring his mistress. The detail is disclosed in the letter that Long sent to Petrino on Tuesday to tell him he had... more »
  • Cain announces he's suspending his campaign

    December 2, 2011 1:24 PM

    ATLANTA- Republican candidate Herman Cain says he's suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination to avoid news coverage that is hurtful to his family. Cain's announcement came five days after an Atlanta-area woman claimed she and Cain had an affair for more than a decade, a claim that... more »
  • Cain reassessing, but is continuing campaign events

    November 29, 2011 2:50 PM

    ATLANTA - Herman Cain is acknowledging that the latest allegation he's facing -- from a woman who says they had a 13-year affair -- has created a "firestorm." And he's telling advisers that he is assessing whether it's cast "too much of a cloud" for his Republican presidential candidacy to... more »
  • On facebook, woman learns of husband's second wedding

    August 5, 2010 1:04 PM

    Dread of the unknown hung in the air as Lynn France typed two words into the search box on Facebook: the name of the woman with whom she believed her husband was having an affair. Click. And there it was, the stuff of nightmares for any spouse, cuckolded or... more »
  • Man accused of threatening La. lawmaker

    June 30, 2010 7:13 AM

    Carencro police arrested a Breaux Bridge man after he allegedly threatened a state representative who he claimed was having an affair with his girlfriend. Police say John Wesley Snelling allegedly demanded $20,000 from state Rep. Bobby Badon of Carencro in exchange for his promise not to go public with e-mails... more »
  • Indiana Rep. Souder says he'll resign over affair

    May 18, 2010 9:09 AM

    Indiana Republican Rep. Mark Souder says he'll resign from Congress effective Friday over an affair with a staffer. Souder says in a statement provided by his office that he has "sinned against God, my wife and my family by having a mutual relationship with a part-time member of my staff."... more »
  • Sex-life details come out in trial

    February 9, 2010 8:23 PM

    Jurors in a public corruption trial in Pennsylvania may have gotten more than they wanted to hear from a former leigislative aide who had to give intimate details of his sex life. Mike Manzo and his wife pleaded guilty to charges of diverting state government money for political gain and... more »
  • Ethics Charges Over Controversial Flyer

    August 14, 2009 4:58 PM

    Baton Rouge businessman Scott Wilfong is facing charges from the Louisiana Board of Ethics. He's accused of failing to file a campaign finance disclosure report. Wilfong, who has ties to the Republican Party, says a client hired him to mass mail flyers last year. The flyers accused Baton Rouge Mayor... more »

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