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  • Charges dropped against Saints WR Joe Morgan

    March 19, 2014 6:27 AM

    GRETNA - Jefferson Parish prosecutors have dismissed a drunken-driving charge against New Orleans Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan, who has accepted entry into the district attorney's office diversion program. The prosecutors could resurrect the charges in the future if Morgan does not complete the program. Morgan, a free agent who... more »
  • School bus tickets dismissed because of conflicting law Play Video

    March 13, 2014 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Conflicting state and local laws may have busted a camera program that busts drivers who speed through a school bus stop where a bus has activated its flashing lights, warning students are around. The cameras are mounted on the sides of school buses In East Baton... more »
  • Saban's daughter cleared in sorority dust up

    February 19, 2014 7:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA- A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against the daughter of Alabama football coach Nick Saban who was involved in a fight with her sorority sister. The judge ruled Kristen Saban was justified in using force to defend herself during a scuffle with Sarah Grimes four-years ago. ... more »
  • Court dismisses claims over stun gun death in La.

    August 28, 2013 1:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of civil claims against a former Winnfield police officer who repeatedly shocked a man with a stun gun before he died in 2008. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled that Scott... more »
  • Saban: Arrested Bama players dismissed from team

    February 27, 2013 12:31 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Nick Saban announced today four players arrested in connection with robberies at the University of Alabama have been dismissed from the team. The Crimson Tide head coach said Wednesday linebackers D.J. Pettway and Tyler Hayes, safety Eddie Williams and H-back Brent Calloway "are no longer associated... more »
  • Federal case dismissed in LSU bomb threat

    November 14, 2012 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal prosecutors announced today they dropped their indictment against the man accused of calling in a false bomb threat which led to the full evacuation of LSU's campus. U. S. Attorney Donald Cazayoux's office said they dropped the case because the state's charges against William Bouvay... more »
  • Judge tosses woman's "too fat to fly" lawsuit

    October 31, 2012 3:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Southwest Airlines by a New Orleans woman who claims a gate agent told her she was "too fat to fly" and couldn't board a flight last year without buying two tickets. In her order Wednesday, U.S. District Judge... more »
  • JPMorgan: Top execs in bad trade dismissed

    July 13, 2012 9:10 AM

    NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase says top managers tied to its highly publicized trading blunder have been dismissed without severance pay. The bank says it's taking back two years' pay from those officials. The bank is discussing the trading loss with Wall Street analysts. It says the loss from... more »
  • Happy Meal lawsuit dismissed

    April 5, 2012 1:23 PM

    NEW YORK - Children in California will still be able to get toys with their Happy Meals. A San Francisco judge dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit that sought to stop McDonald's from using toys to market its meals to children in the Golden State. The suit had been filed... more »
  • Painter defamation lawsuit dismissed in EBR

    July 26, 2011 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Attorneys are at odds over the dismissal of a lawsuit against former Alcohol Tobacco Control Commissioner Murphy Painter. A State District Court Judge recently signed joint dismissal documents in the matter of Kelli Suire and Murphy Painter. "If you file something in an existing lawsuit and... more »
  • Ethics complaint against BR councilman dropped

    October 15, 2010 11:18 AM

    An ethics complaint against a Baton Rouge council member has been dismissed, according to the state ethics board. A secretary for the board said the complaint against Ulysses "Bones" Addison had been dismissed last month. The board had claimed Addison hadn't filed a required campaign finance disclosure report... more »
  • Lawsuit dismissed in doctor lawsuit case

    September 6, 2010 10:46 AM

    A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a doctor convicted of molesting a 13-year-old Mississippi boy during a trip to the Independence Bowl football game in Louisiana in 2002. Hinds County Circuit Judge Swan Yerger in Mississippi said there's been no action in the suit since 2008. The victim's attorney... more »
  • Threat charge against suspended lawyer dismissed

    June 26, 2010 1:23 PM

    A federal indictment accusing a suspended attorney of e-mailing a threat to the bankruptcy court in New Orleans has been dismissed. A judge ruled that although the e-mail sent by Ashton O'Dwyer in January contained coarse language, it did not amount to a threat. O'Dwyer is undergoing a bankruptcy case.... more »
  • NOPD officer fired

    April 1, 2010 2:56 PM

    A 10-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department has been fired for writing improper information on a booking sheet. According to a news release, Superintendent Warren J. Riley on Thursday dismissed Officer Corey McKain, who had been assigned to the Special Operations Division. The dismissal was a... more »

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