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  • Deedy Slaughter-era political haggle over settlement Play Video

    May 13, 2015 10:45 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Despite a court settlement only needing ceremonious approval at the city's council meeting Wednesday night, there was some Deedy Slaughter-era stress as leaders voted on the offer. The city's chief financial officer, Audrey McCain was offered a $112,500 settlement in connection with a wrongful termination lawsuit... more »
  • Six-figure settlement ends dispute between Slaughter, McCain Play Video

    May 4, 2015 6:54 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A two-year legal dispute between former Port Allen mayor Deedy Slaughter and her chief financial officer ended with Audrey McCain agreeing to a six-figure settlement. Attorneys for the city and McCain came to terms over a $112,000 settlement to end her lawsuit against Slaughter, who McCain... more »
  • Slaughter vs. McCain trial ends abruptly Play Video

    July 1, 2014 5:34 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A trial between Port Allen's former mayor and the financial officer she tried to fire ended before any arguments even began in West Baton Rouge Parish. Judge Alvin Batiste honored a request by the city's attorney to take a look at the merits of Audrey McCain's... more »
  • Most claims against Slaughter dismissed

    July 1, 2014 10:14 AM

    PORT ALLEN - A judge dismissed most of the claims against former Port Allen mayor Deedy Slaughter Tuesday morning, encouraging her and Port Allen Chief Financial Officer Audrey McCain to instead just work out their differences. Slaughter fired McCain last year after the WBRZ Investigative Unit obtained documents surrounding... more »
  • Slaughter vs. McCain trial now underway Play Video

    June 30, 2014 5:29 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A big trial is now underway in West Baton Rouge Parish involving the recalled Mayor of Port Allen and Chief Financial Officer Audrey McCain. Deedy Slaughter fired Audrey McCain last year after the WBRZ Investigative Unit obtained documents surrounding a trip Slaughter took to Washington D.C. without... more »
  • Recalled Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter set to go on trial Play Video

    June 29, 2014 10:59 PM

    PORT ALLEN- The embattled former Mayor of Port Allen is scheduled to go to trial this week. Deedy Slaughter was recalled from office last November after voters had enough. She ran for re-election this year, but was defeated by Richard Lee III. The WBRZ Investigative Unit exposed her... more »
  • Former mayor racks up $52,000 in legal fees Play Video

    December 12, 2013 5:44 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Former Mayor Deedy Slaughter racked up nearly $52,000 in legal fees by Phelps Dunbar, according to public records obtained by the News 2 Investigative Unit. The fees were from April until August of this year. Nearly $7,000 in fees were billed to Port Allen after Judge... more »
  • Bank access returned to Port Allen CFO Play Video

    December 4, 2013 4:16 PM

    PORT ALLEN - News 2 learned today that Chief Financial Officer Audrey McCain was reinstated to Port Allen's bank accounts, after ousted Mayor Deedy Slaughter removed her from them six months ago. Mayor Pro Tem Ray Helen Lawrence authorized the reinstatement. "Now that I can do the things... more »
  • Judge denies mistrial request by mayor's attorney Play Video

    July 2, 2013 5:18 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A judge denied a mistrial request by the attorney for Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter in today's hearing over a lawsuit filed by three city council members. Ron Johnson made the motion after the judge signed an order requiring Slaughter stop interfering with Chief Financial Officer... more »
  • Port Allen Mayor blocks CFO out of all city bank accounts Play Video

    June 7, 2013 5:25 PM

    PORT ALLEN- The unfolding drama in the City of Port Allen took another dramatic turn Friday when embattled Mayor Deedy Slaughter locked Chief Financial Officer Audrey McCain out of all city accounts, removed her as a signer on city checks and issued herself a paycheck after money in the city's... more »
  • Attorneys want Port Allen mayor held in contempt Play Video

    April 8, 2013 4:33 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Attorneys for the Port Allen chief financial officer reinstated by a Judge two months ago want Mayor Deedy Slaughter held in contempt of court. In February Judge Alvin Batiste ruled that McCain was to be reinstated, and prohibited the Mayor from interfering with or affecting the... more »
  • Reinstated Port Allen CFO back on the job

    February 21, 2013 12:35 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Audrey McCain has her keys, her office, and her computer back a week after Port Allen Mayor "Deedy" Slaughter tried to fire the city's chief financial officer. McCain told News 2 she was focused today on paying the city's bills. She pays city vendors every Thursday.... more »
  • Judge rules for fired Port Allen financial officer

    February 20, 2013 12:52 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A judge ruled today that Port Allen's mayor had no authority to fire the city's chief financial officer, and ordered she give her job back. Judge Alvin Batiste said Audrey McCain was a department head, so Mayor "Deedy" Slaughter could not have fired her. Slaughter... more »
  • Hearing over Port Allen CFO job status today

    February 20, 2013 10:32 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Officials in Port Allen scheduled this morning to discuss the job status of the city's chief financial officer, whom the new mayor fired last week. Mayor "Deedy" Slaughter fired Audrey McCain a week after News 2 received financial documents requested about the mayor's travel to Washington,... more »
  • News 2 Investigates: Mayor attends inauguration on taxpayers' dime Play Video

    February 11, 2013 5:18 PM

    PORT ALLEN - One week after News 2 turned in public records requests asking for financial information surrounding Port Allen's new mayor, Dee Dee Slaughter, she fired her Chief Financial Officer. Those documents News 2 obtained show Slaughter traveled to Washington D.C. for President Obama's inauguration last month, and... more »

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