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 - Documents News 2 obtained show Chief Financial Officer Audrey McCain and the city's auditor agree Mayor Deedy Slaughter owes the city some money back.
It comes after she took a taxpayer-funded trip to Washington D.C. this year to attend the president's inauguration. Documents News 2 obtained... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
NEW ORLEANS - A Metairie man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for illegally inflating an orthodontic company's revenues and assets while he was the chief financial officer. Bartholomew Frank Palmisano Jr. was sentenced for falsifying corporate records and lying to auditors and accountants. He was... more »