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  • Teen sex video filmed in public library

    July 18, 2014 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 17-year-old for posting a video onto Facebook of two teens having sex in a public library. Donovann Gordon faces a charge of indecent behavior with a juvenile. According to investigators, Gordon filmed a 13-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl having sex in the... more »
  • Daughter's Facebook post costs father $80K

    March 3, 2014 3:06 PM

    MIAMI- A Florida teenager's Facebook post has cost her father an $80,000 legal settlement. The father had sued Miami's Gulliver Preparatory School for age discrimination after he lost his job as headmaster. The school agreed to settle the case with Patrick Snay for $80,000. The agreement included a stipulation that... more »
  • Post office hours for late minute tax returns

    April 15, 2013 2:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The post office located at 8181 Bluebonnet Blvd will offer curbside collection in front of the collections boxes from 5:00 pm to 12 midnight. Customers can go to this location to drop off returns to receive the April 15th postmark. This is the only location... more »
  • Federal prosecutor withdraws from landfill case

    December 12, 2012 10:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal prosecutor has withdrawn from the case against a landfill executive charged with plotting to defraud a construction management company. A lawyer for River Birch executive Dominick Fazzio had asked a judge to recuse Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Kennedy from the case, claiming Kennedy failed to... more »
  • Senator plans post office visits

    May 4, 2012 7:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu's office says the senator planned visits to post offices in Moss Bluff and Lafayette. Friday's visits were set after Landrieu wrote to the Postmaster General, urging the U.S. Postal Service to extend the current moratorium on post office and mail processing facility closures.... more »
  • Senate votes to slow closing of post offices

    April 26, 2012 6:45 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Senate has passed overhaul legislation that would allow the financially strapped U.S. Postal Service to avert immediate bankruptcy, giving it a cash infusion while delaying decisions on closing post offices and ending Saturday delivery. The bill passed on a 62-37 vote. Under the measure, the... more »
  • Assumption Parish authorities investigating Post Office burglary

    March 14, 2012 3:16 PM

    Belle Rose -Authorities in Assumption Parish are investigating a burglary at the Belle Rose Post Office. Detectives say someone smashed into the Post Office, and rummaged through several areas of the building. No word yet on what has been stolen, or who may be responsible. Anyone with... more »
  • Retailers post strong gains for February

    March 1, 2012 7:33 AM

    NEW YORK - Retailers are reporting strong sales gains for February as shoppers, enticed by mild weather and an improving economy, splurged on shoes and clothing. As merchants reported their sales figures, Target Corp., Macy's Inc., Limited Brands Inc., and teen retailer The Buckle all reported sales gains that beat... more »
  • FBI questions BR political blogger about post

    September 16, 2011 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A political blogger in Baton Rouge got more than just web hits for his post. FBI agents showed up at the door of the writer behind "The Hayride" with questions Friday morning. According to the author, Scott McKay, that blog post was a satirical stab at... more »
  • Facebook Post gets Teacher Susupended

    August 22, 2011 7:19 PM

    A former teacher of the year in Central Florida was suspended for posting his opposition to same-sex marriage of Facebook. Jerry Buell says he shouldn't have been punished for the comments on his personal page calling it a violation of his free-speech rights. "I stand by what I said. One... more »
  • New stamps commemorate Civil War, Reagan, Indy 500

    December 28, 2010 12:08 PM

    WASHINGTON - Postage stamps honoring the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the centennial of President Ronald Reagan's birth, and the 50th anniversary of America's first manned spaceflight are part of the lineup of new stamps for 2011. Another anniversary to be commemorated by the U.S. Postal Service next year... more »
  • TPSO: Man arrested in Roseland Post Office hold-up

    December 24, 2010 5:59 PM

    ROSELAND – Authorities in Tangipahoa Parish have arrested a man after they said he held up the Roseland Post Office this morning. 39-year-old Jaime Guidry was arrested and charged with armed robbery, according to Dawn Panepinto with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office. Investigators believe Guidry went to the post office... more »
  • Postal Service losses lead to mail processing move

    November 14, 2010 12:02 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Starting Monday, mail to and from Lake Charles will be processed in Lafayette. Postal Service spokesman McKinney Boyd tells The American-Press that nobody will lose jobs. He says workers will be asked to look at vacancies at other post offices nearby and in Lafayette. Boyd says Lafayette's... more »

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