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  • Worker treated for chlorine exposure at Plaquemine chemical plant

    September 7, 2017 3:49 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Authorities say one person was treated after they were exposed to chlorine at a chemical plant in Iberville Parish. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon at Olin Chlor Alkali Products, which is located on the DOW Chemical campus in Plaquemine. According to the Office of Emergency Preparedness, a... more »
  • 19-year-old tenant arrested for allegedly threatening apartment complex employee

    July 24, 2017 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 19-year-old was arrested for threatening an apartment complex employee with a knife. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 19-year-old Andrew Metzger on charges of aggravated assault and possession with intent to distribute a schedule IV drug. On July 23, around midnight,... more »
  • Angry man releases about 100 bed bugs at Maine city office

    June 7, 2017 4:53 PM

    AUGUSTA, Maine - A municipal office building in Maine has reopened after officials say a disgruntled man slammed a cup full of bedbugs on the counter, releasing about 100 of the pests. Augusta officials told that Kennebec Journal that exterminators are confident all the bedbugs were killed before the City... more »
  • EBRSO: Man wanted for robbery in Perkins Rowe parking lot

    June 7, 2017 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who allegedly robbed an employee in the parking lot of Perkins Rowe. The incident occurred on June 3 around 10 a.m. in the parking lot near the Orvis store. According to the East Baton... more »
  • Former Angola employee arrested for allegedly using department funds for personal use

    June 6, 2017 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former employee of the Angola prison was arrested after allegedly using a credit card for one of the prison's internal organizations to make personal purchases. Attorney General Jeff Landry's office reported the arrest of 52-year-old Sidney Davis for charges of unauthorized use of a moveable (over... more »
  • Dixon prison employee arrested after attempting to smuggle in drugs, cellphone

    June 6, 2017 4:04 PM

    JACKSON – A Dixon Correctional Institute employee was arrested for allegedly trying to bring drugs and other contraband into the prison. During a routine search of 49-year-old Kenneth McManus, investigators found a package containing 35 ecstasy pills, 131 grams of synthetic marijuana, a cellphone and a cellphone charger. McManus... more »
  • Police: Dallas supervisor shot by employee had just been married

    April 25, 2017 4:17 PM

    DALLAS - Police have identified the supervisor fatally shot by an employee at a Dallas office building as a 48-year-old woman who had been married just a month ago. Authorities said Tuesday that Matthew Kempf shot 48-year-old Lana Canada in a meeting room and then took his own life. Canada... more »
  • Sonic employee arrested for firing weapon after fight with co-worker

    April 18, 2017 1:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Sonic employee is in custody following reports of shots fired on Government Street Tuesday morning. The shooting took place around 10 a.m. at the Sonic Drive-in in the 5300 block of Government Street. Officers arrested 20-year-old Maya Blanton after she got into a physical... more »
  • Police: Pharmacy employee in Thibodaux arrested for stealing medicine

    April 17, 2017 5:53 PM

    THIBODAUX – A woman was arrested after police say she stole medicine from the pharmacy she was an employee of in Thibodaux. The Thibodaux Police Department arrested 20-year-old Cammie Michelle Seago for theft of goods and distribution of oxycodone. On Thursday, April 13 around 12:30 p.m. Seago used... more »
  • Suit alleging Home Depot negligence in killing revived

    March 27, 2017 5:33 PM

    CHICAGO, Il. - A federal appeals court has restored a lawsuit blaming Home Depot for not firing a Chicago-area supervisor with a history of sexual harassment who ended up strangling a 21-year-old pregnant subordinate. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision to toss the lawsuit.... more »
  • McDonald's worker jumps through drive-thru window, rescues officer

    March 15, 2017 3:49 PM

    DORAL, Fla.- A McDonald's employee rescued a police officer Tuesday after she became unconscious at the restaurant's drive-thru window. Surveillance footage shows the employee, Pedro Viloria, jumping through the window as he sees a customer slowly pull away. Viloria said the customer, an off-duty Miami-Dade police officer with... more »
  • East Feliciana Parish employee who used 'n word' resigns Play Video

    March 14, 2017 7:25 PM

    EAST FELICIANA – An East Feliciana Parish employee who admitted to a police jury last week that she used the "n word" has resigned. The police jury in East Feliciana Parish met on Tuesday night to discuss the fate Barbara Vail, known as "Babs" in East Feliciana Parish. Vail... more »
  • Employee on paid leave following incident with Bernard Terrace Elementary student

    March 14, 2017 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An employee is on paid administrative leave following an incident with a student at Bernard Terrace Elementary School. According to East Baton Rouge Parish School System officials, the incident caused an injury to the mouth of a student. However further details about the incident have not... more »
  • Jefferson Parish animal shelter employee charged with stealing $97K

    March 14, 2017 4:57 PM

    MARRERO - A Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter employee has been accused of stealing almost $100,000 in cash from customers. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 37 year-old Laquita Goudy was arrested on March 8 on a theft charge. Authorities say Goudy pocketed payments from customer's animal adoptions and rabies vaccinations while she worked... more »
  • United investigates after worker spends flight in cargo hold

    January 2, 2017 5:53 PM

    WASHINGTON - United Airlines says it is investigating after a vendor employee was found unharmed in an aircraft's cargo hold following a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Washington Dulles International Airport. The airline said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday that United Express flight 6060 operated... more »
  • Brew-Bacher's employee arrested for planning robbery

    December 30, 2016 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department has made a second arrest following an attempted armed robbery on Tuesday at Brew-Bacher's restaurant. Police charged 21-year-old Camron Long, an employee of the restaurant, for attempted armed robbery after admitting to planning out the crime. Police previously arrested 22-year-old... more »
  • Imprisoned former CIA officer fights conviction over leak

    December 4, 2016 12:00 PM

    RICHMOND, Va. - A former CIA employee serving a 3 1/2 year-prison for leaking government secrets to a reporter is taking his case to a federal appeals court. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear Jeffrey Sterling's case Tuesday. A jury convicted the 49-year-old... more »
  • Two men wanted for vehicle burglary, posed as Walmart employees

    November 14, 2016 6:02 PM

    HAMMOND – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two men accused of a vehicle burglary after attempting to pose as Walmart employees in separate incidents. The burglary took place on Oct. 28 at a home on Nicole Drive in Hammond. Around 12:30 a.m.,... more »
  • Body could be of missing US Army Corps of Engineers employee

    November 7, 2016 10:05 AM

    HAHNVILLE - Authorities in Louisiana are trying to determine if a body recovered from the Mississippi River belongs to a missing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee from Vicksburg, Mississippi. Local news organizations report that the body was discovered Sunday morning by workers on a barge. The St. Charles Parish... more »
  • Walmart employee arrested after using knife in fight at store

    June 16, 2016 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An employee at the Neighborhood Walmart on Coursey near Sherwood was arrested after a Wednesday altercation where the man allegedly cut a co-worker's boyfriend with a knife at the store. Sheriff's deputies say 28-year-old Claude Leduff was booked on aggravated battery and disturbing the peace charges.... more »
  • Police: Cabela's employee accidentally shoots himself with gun

    April 28, 2016 8:37 PM

    GONZALES - Gonzales Police say they were dispatched to Cabela's Thursday afternoon after an employee shot himself in the hand while showing a handgun to a customer. Investigators say the .22 caliber fired, sending a bullet through his palm and into the floor. He was treated at the hospital... more »
  • Uber settlement keeps drivers as contractors in 2 states

    April 22, 2016 12:36 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Uber says it has settled a pair of major class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts that will keep its drivers independent contractors instead of employees. The settlement announced by the ride-hailing company Thursday night is a major step toward keeping its current thriving business model that... more »
  • Fired LSU worker arrested for theft of laptops

    March 3, 2016 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former LSU employee who was fired last year after he worked from home without permission for at least six months was arrested after he was accused of refusing to return university property after his termination. 38-year-old Srinivas Thouta, of Irving, Texas, was booked on charges... more »
  • Port Allen city employee fired after investigation finds she misappropriated funds

    January 29, 2016 2:59 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A Port Allen utility employee was fired Friday following an internal investigation that found she had misappropriated $220 worth of funds. The employee was fired at noon, and the investigation has now been turned over to the West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office for detectives to pursue.... more »
  • Cheer coach accused of raping employee Play Video

    September 10, 2015 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge cheer coach on charges he raped one of his employees several years ago. Deputies accused 36-year-old Jason Galjour of forcible rape on Wednesday. Galjour is listed with the state as manager of Precision Athletes in Baton Rouge. Investigators... more »
  • The real "Hamburglar"

    August 18, 2015 9:12 PM

    CAPE CORAL, FLORIDA- A McDonald's employee recognized a man from surveillance video in a recent break-in and called police when he showed up in the drive-thru. Police dubbed the robber as the "Hamburglar". The burglary happened ten-days ago and the building security system was damaged, but nothing appeared to... more »
  • Thief posing as Walmart worker steals $120,000 from Gentilly store

    July 3, 2015 3:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Police are looking for a man they say walked into a Walmart on Chef Menteur Highway dressed as a cashier and stole $120,000 in cash. According to WWLTV.com , New Orleans police released surveillance video showing the suspect robbing the Gentilly area Walmart around... more »
  • Pawn shop employee shot during theft

    May 11, 2015 4:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a pawn shop worker was shot in the leg during a theft in Baton Rouge Monday afternoon. Investigators said two people went into City Pawn No. 2 on Airline Highway to look at some items just before 2 p.m., but instead grabbed the items... more »
  • Former employee's arrest, superintendent's retirement prompt shake-up Play Video

    March 31, 2015 6:34 PM

    BAKER - Almost simultaneously, the superintendent of the school system here announced his retirement as a former employee turned himself in to authorities on additional charges related to his alleged misuse of a school system credit card. Now, Emmitt Whitfield faces charges connected to the theft of about $2,100... more »
  • Former EBRSO prison employee arrested for solicitation

    March 2, 2015 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former employee of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was arrested for solicitation of prostitution Monday, according to the Sheriff's office. Jordan Zachary, 20, was employed by the EBRSO as a security worker at the parish prison for about seven months. Reports indicate Zachary... more »
  • Police: Food bank employee stole $3700 worth of meals Play Video

    January 22, 2015 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A driver for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is accused of stealing several thousand dollars worth of food and taking it home. Thursday, Baton Rouge Police arrested Andre Coates, 49, and charged him with felony theft. He's accused of ripping off $3,781 worth of food... more »
  • Oil group hosting job fair Wed. in Lafayette

    October 27, 2014 6:03 AM

    LAFAYETTE - The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition is hosting a job fair Wednesday at the Cajundome & Convention Center from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for oil and gas industry companies looking for qualified employees. Military veterans will get special attention in the form of access to career experts... more »
  • Fired UPS employee kills 2 ex-colleagues

    September 24, 2014 3:30 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - Authorities say a man fired from UPS a day earlier put on his work uniform, drove to an Alabama package sorting center, evaded security and gunned down two former co-workers. Police say the shooter, identified as 45-year-old Kerry Joe Tesney, lay dead atop his gun from what... more »
  • Fast food protests expected in push for higher pay Play Video

    September 4, 2014 2:07 AM

    NEW YORK - Hundreds of workers from McDonald's, Taco Bell, Wendy's and other fast-food chains are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday, according to labor organizers of the latest national protest to push the companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour. This time organizers said they... more »

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