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  • Mistaken admissions notices

    December 17, 2014 7:59 PM

    BALTIMORE- Some 300 students who thought they'd been accepted to the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore were actually rejected or deferred. The university says it was a mistake of human error from a contractor that works with the school who pulled a wrong list of emails. Of... more »
  • Judge to review NCAA's Penn State sanctions emails

    November 8, 2014 2:04 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A judge has ordered the NCAA to turn over 477 internal emails relating to the sanctions imposed on Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey said Friday that she will review the unredacted emails to determine whether they can... more »
  • IRS head says no laws broken in loss of emails

    June 24, 2014 2:21 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The head of the IRS says he's seen no evidence anyone committed a crime when the agency lost emails that might shed light on the agency's targeting of political groups. Republicans in Congress aren't buying it. On Tuesday, they will hear from a White House official who... more »
  • NSA collected thousands of US communications

    August 21, 2013 2:12 PM

    WASHINGTON - The nations' top intelligence official is declassifying three secret U.S. court opinions showing how the National Security Agency scooped up as many as 56,000 emails annually over three years and other communications by Americans with no connection to terrorism, how it revealed the error to the court and... more »
  • Google asks to publish more government information

    June 11, 2013 2:02 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Google is asking the Obama administration to allow the Internet company to disclose more details about the U.S. government's closely guarded demands for emails and other information that people transmit online. The request was made Tuesday in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director... more »
  • White House releases Benghazi emails

    May 15, 2013 6:54 PM

    WASHINGTON - The White House has released 99 pages of emails and a single page of hand-written notes documenting how the administration crafted its public talking points immediately following September's deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. Among the details, the documents show that then-CIA Director David... more »
  • Emails between fired chief, Mayor's office released Play Video

    February 19, 2013 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A string of emails News 2 obtained after filing a public records request weeks ago detail what former Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White identified as micromanagement by Mayor Kip Holden's office. Those claims also came to light during a public hearing on the chief's job status... more »
  • Ethics board won't investigate Livingston Parish clerk

    January 25, 2013 6:18 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The state ethics board will not look into allegations against a former Livingston Parish Council clerk, according to the parish president. Mary Kistler had a computer company delete thousands of her emails when she resigned from the parish council to work for President Layton Ricks. ... more »
  • News 2 Investigates: Racist city email Play Video

    January 18, 2013 9:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A racist email distributed through government email accounts got several Department of Public Works employees suspended. The email appeared to be a press release, but carried an offensive message about the President's new health care package. The email read: "Effective January 1, 2013, aspirin will be... more »
  • Governor Jindal at center of email debate

    December 10, 2012 5:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Top officials in the Jindal administration used personal emails to talk about budget cuts, according to a recent Associated Press report. It is the same type issue being debated around the country. Personal emails can make it more difficult to track information under public records laws. ... 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 »
  • Deleted emails cause controversy in Livingston Parish Play Video

    May 25, 2012 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Livingston Parish Council called for an investigation into e-mails deleted by a former council employee. Mary Kistler resigned from the council last year and took a job as an assistant to Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks. Kistler contacted a computer contractor to help erase files, and... more »
  • Palin on Alaska job: I can't take it anymore

    February 24, 2012 8:41 AM

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Fed up with mounting legal bills and rattled by intense scrutiny of her family and work, Sarah Palin was ready to step down as Alaska's governor months before she left office in July 2009. Emails released Thursday, most from the last 10 months of her time in... more »
  • BP denied White House emails on oil spill response

    July 20, 2011 12:30 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal magistrate has refused to order the White House to provide BP with emails by a former top adviser to President Barack Obama about the administration's response to last summer's massive Gulf oil spill. A company lawyer said emails by Carol Browner, Obama's former adviser... more »
  • Agency says e-mails about registration false

    July 19, 2011 4:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state Office of Motor Vehicles says it's still sending out vehicle registration renewal notices. The agency said Tuesday that it's learned of e-mails incorrectly saying that the notices are not being mailed out because of state budget cuts. OMV Commissioner Nick Gautreaux says the... more »
  • Judge reviewing "personal" emails sought by Painter

    January 13, 2011 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A judge has denied former ATC commissioner Murphy Painter access to the personal emails of a woman he’s accused of stalking. Former ATC employee Kelli Suire filed a restraining order against Painter after his resignation last year. Today the judge said he would review the emails in... more »
  • Painter wants emails of woman he's accused of stalking

    January 12, 2011 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Ex-Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner Murphy Painter wants personal emails from a woman he's accused of stalking. Painter and his attorney, Murphy Foster were in court this afternoon. They filed a public records request to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries last year, demanding all emails from... more »
  • Cell phone use blocked by little black box

    April 19, 2010 5:00 PM

    A little black box can disable your cell phone while your vehicle is in motion. Baton Rouge company obdEdge is behind new technology called 'cell control'. It plugs into your steering column and uses your vehicle's computer to operate. Through a web-based program, you determine what's allowed and what's... more »

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