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  • BP cites new fraud allegations in spill settlement

    August 5, 2013 3:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - BP says it has uncovered new allegations of fraud and conflicts of interest inside the settlement program that has awarded billions of dollars to Gulf Coast businesses and residents following the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a federal court filing Monday, BP... more »
  • Elmo puppeteer accused of underage relationship

    November 12, 2012 10:35 AM

    NEW YORK - The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on "Sesame Street" says he did have a relationship with a man who says he was 16 at the time the relationship began. But Kevin Clash says the relationship was between "two consenting adults" -- and that he is "deeply saddened"... 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 »
  • Cain says he won't quit GOP race, denies new allegations

    November 8, 2011 5:37 PM

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A defiant Herman Cain declared today he would not drop his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in the face of allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior. Cain says it "ain't gonna happen." Cain denied anew that he had ever behaved inappropriately and said the alleged... more »
  • Investigator clears acting Houma chief

    September 10, 2010 5:11 AM

    A special investigator has concluded that a sexual harassment allegation against acting Houma Police Chief Todd Duplantis was not warranted. Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government has chosen not to take any action against Duplantis. The parish ordered the investigation. A complaint to the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was filed, but... more »
  • Band members suspended over hazing allegations

    September 19, 2009 12:14 PM

    20 members of Jackson State University's marching band, "The Sonic Boom of the South" have been suspended over hazing allegations. Details about the allegations have not been made public by the university, citing an investigation. The band has about 300 members. They plan to perform at a game against... more »

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