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  • Council settles scandal for $35,000 Play Video

    October 22, 2014 9:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman who claims she was at the end of a witch hunt orchestrated by the mayor and police department will be paid $35,000 in a settlement deal reached with the city-parish. Wednesday, the Metro Council agreed to the deal after Kim McCants sued. McCants... more »
  • Fired vet sues animal shelter, claims animals are beheaded

    June 4, 2013 12:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A fired veterinarian from the animal shelter filed suit, claiming she lost her job after blowing the whistle on illegal animal beheadings and other issues at the controversial shelter. Amy Cangelosi hired attorney Jill Craft and sued Companion Animal Alliance. She accuses the shelter, some key leaders,... more »
  • Fired chief levels serious allegations against Mayor Play Video

    February 7, 2013 2:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Through his attorney today, fired Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White leveled serious allegations that the East Baton Rouge Mayor's Office interfered with his duties and actively kept him from speaking to the media about issues with the department. White and his attorney, Jill Craft, made... more »
  • Whistle-blower lawsuit filed against LSU to proceed

    July 13, 2011 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An outspoken critic of the levee failures in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina can proceed with a whistle-blower lawsuit against LSU, according to a judge's ruling. Dr. Ivor van Heerden claims he was fired because he was critical of the Army Corps of Engineers following Katrina. van... more »
  • Death row appeals

    May 11, 2010 1:19 PM

    Senate Bill 774 passed out of a senate committee and is headed to the floor. The bill centers around defendants in a capital case where the death penalty is involved. SB 774 proposes informing death row inmates at the time of their sentencing of their right to waive their rights... more »
  • World famous professor tries to block firing

    April 9, 2010 5:37 PM

    A professor from LSU who became world famous for his research into why the levees failed after Hurricane Katrina is demanding his job back. Dr. Ivor van Heerden and his attorney Jill Craft filed an injunction in federal court to prevent the firing. The firing is scheduled to take... more »
  • Former LSU professor sues university

    February 10, 2010 5:58 PM

    Attorneys for a professor from LSU who became world famous for his research about why the levees failed, filed a lawsuit in Baton Rouge District Court Wednesday morning. Dr. Ivor van Heerden publicly blasted the Army Corps of Engineers in the days following Hurricane Katrina. He called the levee... more »

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