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  • Bail bondsman arrested for illegally firing gun

    February 28, 2014 2:51 PM

    PAINCOURTVILLE- A bail bondsman has been arrested in Assumption Parish, after authorities say he illegally fired his weapon. Deputies say Tyrone Williams, owner of Tyrone Bail Bond Service, was running down a fugitive that was wanted in Lafourche Parish for Contempt of Court and Issuing Worthless Checks. They... more »
  • Browns fire head coach Rob Chudzinski

    December 29, 2013 10:57 PM

    CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns have fired coach Rob Chudzinski following one season, which started promising but ended with a seven-game losing streak. Chudzinski had only been in place since Jan. 11, when the Ohio native and lifelong Browns fan was hired for his dream position by owner Jimmy Haslam... more »
  • Lesbian teacher settles with Catholic Diocese

    August 15, 2013 7:46 PM

    COLUMBUS, OHIO- A lesbian Catholic school teacher who challenged her firing will not get her job back as part of a settlement with the Diocese of Columbus. Instead, lawyers say Carla Hale will receive "acknowledgement" for her years of service at Bishop Watterson High School. Both parties would not disclose... more »
  • EBR school board to discuss layoffs in strategic plan

    August 15, 2013 9:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - School board members will weigh in Thursday on a plan that recommends the firing of the lowest-performing teachers, and principals who fail to meet their three-year goals. The proposed 21-page strategic plan aims to improve the school district, with hopes of placing it among the state's... more »
  • Holden chooses to uphold BRPD chief's firing Play Video

    February 18, 2013 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden announced he will uphold his decision to fire Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White. Holden made the announcement during a public hearing with White and his attorney which grew contentious at times. Holden said White made several misrepresentations during... more »
  • Mayor's office gives White letter explaining firing Play Video

    February 13, 2013 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor Kip Holden's office sent former Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White a letter today listing more than a dozen reasons they want him fired. The letter's 14 points include accusations of nepotism, destroying potentially-sensitive documents, and leaking confidential information or making inflammatory statements to the... more »
  • Council to talk about electing chief, nearly 30 cities already do

    February 12, 2013 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders will discuss the possibility of letting voters in the city of Baton Rouge elect the police chief. "It is something that I want to discuss," Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle said. Marcelle added the discussion to Wednesday's Metro Council agenda. The Mayor's firing of Dewayne... more »
  • Metro Council to examine electing police chief

    February 12, 2013 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders will discuss the possibility of letting voters in the city of Baton Rouge elect the police chief. "It is something that I want to discuss," Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle said. Marcelle added the discussing to Wednesday's Metro Council agenda. The Mayor's firing last week... more »
  • Protecting a former cop's alleged targets

    February 11, 2013 6:42 AM

    IRVINE, Calif. - Small towns in Southern California remain on edge as helicopters and police cars continue their search for Christopher Dorner, a former police officer suspected of killing three people. Authorities believe Dorner is out to get those he feels are responsible for his getting kicked off the Los... more »
  • Police union supports firing of BRPD chief Play Video

    February 8, 2013 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police union president Chris Stewart released a statement Friday supporting the mayor's decision to fire former Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White. Stewart said in the emailed statement that White's tenure as chief resulted in "the most tumultuous era ever within the Baton Rouge Police Department."... more »
  • LSU cuts could slash one-third of English department

    October 11, 2010 4:11 PM

    Termination notices that went out to LSU instructors about a month ago could have far-reaching effects, according to a recent article in the school newspaper. The Daily Reveille reported this week that the notices, which had been sent to inform instructors they'd be fired next year if projected budget... more »
  • Attorney for LSU Professor tries to block firing

    April 9, 2010 1:33 PM

    The attorney representing LSU Professor Ivor van Heerden filed an injunction in federal court today to prevent his firing next month. Last year, the LSU gave van Heerden a notice he would be terminated on May 21, 2010. In February, van Heerden sued the University for damages, including emotional distress,... more »
  • Police attorney urges court to uphold firing of BR officer

    December 2, 2009 6:42 AM

    An attorney for the Baton Rouge Police Department wants a state judge to uphold the firing of an officer who used a Taser stun gun repeatedly on a handcuffed man suspected of swallowing drugs. An attorney representing Cpl. Charles O'Malley says the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board acted... more »

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