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  • Letter posted regarding La. College probation

    September 7, 2014 1:51 PM

    PINEVILLE, La. - A letter posted on the website of Louisiana College provides more information on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' decision in June to place the Pineville school on probation. The letter was sent to the Louisiana College in July by Belle Wheelan the president of... more »
  • Lil Boosie gets good report in probation review

    July 19, 2014 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A state judge in Louisiana is praising rapper Torence "Lil Boosie" Hatch for making progress while on probation for a 2009 drug conviction. 32-year-old Hatch appeared Friday before state District Judge Chip Moore for a probation review. Hatch, a former Baton Rouge resident, now lives in New... more »
  • Probation in beheaded bird case

    May 12, 2014 7:32 PM

    LAS VEGAS- A law school graduate still faces four years probation and monthly work at an animal shelter for beheading an exotic bird at the Flamingo Resort in Las Vegas. Justine Alexander Teixeira apologized to the state of Nevada and to people affected by his drunken tirade two years... more »
  • Hill gets early release from probation

    March 19, 2014 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU football star Jeremy Hill was released early from his two-year probation Wednesday. Hill went before a judge, and had his probation terminated because he completed all that was required of him. Hill was on probation after a fight outside a bar in Tigerland last year.... more »
  • Drug tests, community service ordered for Lil Boosie

    March 13, 2014 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge ordered recently-released rapper Torrence Hatch, also known as Lil Boosie, to perform 100 hours of community service and submit to random drug tests during his four-year probation on a drug conviction. Judge Chip Moore congratulated Hatch Thursday on getting his GED while in prison.... more »
  • Judge rules against budget tactics

    November 13, 2013 11:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge has ruled against the use of money from a retirement fund to balance the state budget. The ruling says Governor Jindal and the legislature shouldn't have used $3.7 million from a probation and parole officers retirement fund in the budget. The legislature and... more »
  • LSU RB Jeremy Hill boards bus for TCU trip

    August 30, 2013 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU running back Jeremy Hill boarded the bus Friday afternoon for the trip to the Cowboys Classic versus TCU. Head Coach Les Miles hadn't specified whether or not Hill would make the trip after falling into some legal trouble by violating his probation in April. Miles... more »
  • LSU DB Jefferson enters misdemeanor plea

    August 19, 2013 3:26 PM

    GRETNA - Freshman LSU defensive back Rickey Jefferson has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and has been sentenced to two years' probation in connection with his arrest along a Mardi Gras parade route in Metairie last February. The 18-year-old Jefferson, whose older brother is former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson, Monday... more »
  • Hill's probation continued, allowed to play football

    August 5, 2013 9:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge continued the probation and curfew for suspended LSU running back Jeremy Hill today after a hearing in Baton Rouge, but allowed him to play football if head coach Les Miles permits. Judge Bonnie Jackson gave Hill an additional 40 hours of community service and... more »
  • Mother sentenced in daughter's drowning death

    July 19, 2013 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge mother has been placed on probation for four years after pleading guilty to negligent homicide in the bathtub drowning of her 11-month-old daughter. The Advocate reports state District Judge Louis R. Daniel on Friday sentenced 23-year-old LaShay R. Bradley to five years in jail... more »
  • Judge rules Collins can return to Florida

    July 18, 2013 3:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU and NFL player Cecil Collins can return to Florida while his probation case in Louisiana is worked out, a judge ruled Thursday. Judge Michael Caldwell ruled that Collins can return to Florida but must be supervised by a private probation enforcement company, Capital City... more »
  • Cecil Collins released from jail

    July 12, 2013 11:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU and pro football player Cecil Collins left jail Friday afternoon after posting bail. He was being held on a $25,000 bond in connection with a 15-year-old burglary. Thursday, a judge granted the leave rather than keeping him in jail on a probation violation. Collins... more »
  • Judge grants bond for Cecil Collins in probation case Play Video

    July 11, 2013 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge chose to grant a $25,000 bond for former LSU and pro football player Cecil Collins today in connection with a 15-year-old burglary, rather than sending him back to jail for a probation violation. Collins was out on probation for the 1998 crime when he... more »
  • NCAA penalizes MSU for recruiting violations

    June 7, 2013 10:42 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - The NCAA has put Mississippi State's football program on probation for two years and cut two scholarships for the upcoming year for infractions that included recruiting violations. Former assistant coach Angelo Mirando, who resigned on Aug. 19 just days before the school announced the NCAA's investigation, was... more »
  • Ex-NFL WR Johnson arrested on probation violation

    May 20, 2013 10:31 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on charges that he violated probation stemming from an altercation with his now ex-wife, TV reality star Evelyn Lozada. A Broward County judge ordered Johnson jailed Monday until he posts a $1,000 bond. Another hearing was set... more »
  • Ex-West Feliciana juror gets fine, probation

    May 13, 2013 2:13 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- A former West Feliciana Parish police juror has been fined and placed on probation for five years on theft counts related to the diversion of church money to his own use. State District Judge William G. Carmichael sentenced 55-year-old John Cobb to three concurrent five-year prison terms, but... more »
  • Witness recalls Jeremy Hill fight Play Video

    April 29, 2013 6:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A patron at Reggie's Bar Friday night described the bar fight that landed 20-year-old LSU running back Jeremy Hill in jail to News 2 today. "I didn't see who threw the first punch, I just know that, he was on the ground, the guy was on... more »
  • Documents: Oregon proposed 2-year probation

    April 16, 2013 10:36 AM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The University of Oregon proposed a self-imposed two-year probation and the loss of a scholarship for three years because of possible recruiting violations involving the Ducks' football program. The university released documents late Monday that included a proposed summary disposition from September which discusses the violations and... more »
  • Probation officers find meth lab during visit

    February 27, 2013 9:04 AM

    GONZALES - Probation officers in Ascension Parish said they busted a man operating a meth lab during one of their routine visits. Scott Bateman was on probation for possession of methamphetamine and simple burglary. During their visit, agents said they came across methamphetamine lab and drug paraphernalia. Narcotics... more »
  • Naked drunk driving means probation for Travis

    January 31, 2013 7:29 PM

    Country singer Randy Travis pleaded guilty to drunk driving in a case from last summer where he was found naked after he crashed in Texas. He got two years of probation, fined $2,000 and must spend time in an alcohol treatment center. He could have gotten a year in jail... more »
  • Soldier with a probation conflict

    September 17, 2012 7:46 PM

    A soldier on probation for sex offenses can leave Oregon to serve with his unit in Afghanistan. The Oregon Supreme Court ordered a judge to modify the probation for Derrick McDonald so it wouldn't conflict with his order to deploy. He was sentenced in January to five years probation and... more »
  • Probation department looking at filmmaker

    September 14, 2012 10:56 AM

    WASHINGTON - A federal probation office is looking into the case of the anti-Muslim filmmaker whose work is inflaming the Middle East. The probation department in the central district of California is reviewing the case of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, who was previously convicted on bank fraud charges and was banned... more »
  • DA: Stromile Swift admits stalking, on probation

    July 24, 2012 9:44 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Former NBA player Stromile Swift has been placed on probation for 18 months after pleading guilty to stalking a Shreveport woman. The District Attorney's Office tells The Times the 32-year-old pleaded guilty Friday to one count of stalking, and Judge Ramona Emanuel gave him a suspended six-month jail... more »
  • Missing Sex Offenders: Part 2 Play Video

    May 10, 2012 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two of Baton Rouge's Most Wanted Sex Offenders are on the state's watch list and you can help authorities find them. One of the men has been on the run for almost a year, the other fell off the radar last month. Emanuel Taylor has been... more »
  • Judge ends Lohan's probation, gives back freedom

    March 29, 2012 12:47 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A judge has ended Lindsay Lohan's probation and given back her freedom. Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner on Thursday ended the actress' probation on a 2007 drunken driving case, eliminating the need for Lohan to appear in court or report to a probation officer. The 25-year-old actress... more »
  • Students involved in on-campus gun sale may only get probation

    March 27, 2012 10:22 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE-- Scotlandville Magnet High School is where deputies say an illegal gun buy went down. But even though it is a federal crime, the folks who participated may only get probation. A 15-year-old sophomore sold a .22-caliber handgun to a 15-year-old freshman inside the school before noon on Tuesday,... more »
  • Federal judge ends BP's probation for Alaska spill

    December 27, 2011 4:46 PM

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A U.S. district judge has dismissed the federal government's request to revoke a BP subsidiary's probation for a 2009 oil spill on Alaska's North Slope. Judge Ralph Beistline also lifted BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc.'s probation altogether in a written order issued Tuesday. BP was convicted of negligent... more »
  • Former Baton Rouge man in federal custody

    December 6, 2011 3:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man who faked his own death 16 years ago is now in federal custody. Milton Windsor Harris, 67, appeared Friday before a U.S. Magistrate in Baton Rouge. U.S. Attorney Don Cazayoux Jr. says Harris was apprehended in Northern Ireland earlier this year. Harris... more »
  • USM students on probation after blackface incident

    November 14, 2011 3:00 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A sorority at the University of Southern Mississippi has placed six members on probation for dressing in blackface to depict the Huxtable family from "The Cosby Show" and attending a 1980s-themed, off-campus costume party this past week. The university and the sorority confirmed the incident Monday... more »
  • Harvard Fraud Investigation

    November 9, 2011 7:44 PM

    A man who was convicted of identity fraud for faking his way into Harvard University was ordered back to jail because he admitting violating his probation by listing the University on a job resume. Adam Wheeler got into Harvard by falsely claiming he attended an exclusive prep school and the... more »
  • Prosecutor Wants Jail Time for Lindsay Lohan

    October 18, 2011 7:33 PM

    On Wednesday, a prosecutor is expected to recommend jail time for actress Lindsay Lohan for violating her probation in a theft case. The Los Angeles City Attorney's office says the recommendation is based on Lohan's termination from a woman's shelter where she was doing community service. Lohan goes to court... more »
  • Judge considers Casey Anthony's probation status

    August 5, 2011 3:11 AM

    ORLANDO, Fla.- Casey Anthony's attorneys are asking an Orlando judge to nix another judge's order requiring her to return to Florida and serve probation. Anthony's attorneys have a hearing before Judge Belvin Perry on Friday morning. Anthony isn't attending. Anthony disappeared from the public eye after she was acquitted last... more »
  • 'Glitch' left suspect in priest's death free

    July 20, 2011 1:23 PM

    WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) - A man accused of murdering a Catholic priest at a Mississippi beach house might have been in jail at the time of the killing if it weren't for a mixup between the state's prisons and court systems. Records show Jeremy Wayne Manieri was placed on probation... more »
  • La. judge denies O'Keefe permission to travel

    May 25, 2011 10:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal magistrate in New Orleans has refused to let conservative activist James O'Keefe make several trips outside New Jersey while he's on probation for a case in which he was accused of trying to tamper with the phones in Sen. Mary Landrieu's office. Last week,... more »
  • Lawyer enters no contest plea in Lohan theft

    May 11, 2011 12:39 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Lindsay Lohan's attorney has entered a no contest plea on behalf of the actress in a case involving a stolen necklace. Lohan did not appear in court for Wednesday's hearing in Los Angeles. Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner accepted the plea to misdemeanor grand theft... more »
  • Lawrence Taylor sentenced to 6 months probation

    March 22, 2011 12:59 PM

    NEW CITY, N.Y. - Former football star Lawrence Taylor has been sentenced in New York to six years on probation after a judge refused to allow a teenage prostitute to speak. The ex-New York Giants football star pleaded guilty in January to sexual misconduct and having sex with the... more »
  • Arizona man gets probation in blood sucking case

    March 15, 2011 12:40 PM

    PHOENIX - An Arizona man has been sentenced to three years of probation for stabbing a man who refused to let him suck his blood. Maricopa County Superior Court says 24-year-old Aaron Homer, of Chandler, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and was sentenced Monday. The Arizona Republic reports... more »
  • Probation for Teacher Who Ran Away with Student

    January 26, 2011 7:34 PM

    A judge in Massachusetts gave a teacher probation when she pleaded guilty to statutory rape for running off with a 15-year old student because he says he does not see her as a sexual predator. Lisa Lavoie and the boy were found in West Virginia after they were reported missing... more »
  • Lawmaker concerned about probation and parole officers

    January 18, 2011 5:37 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Senator Elbert Guillory (D-Opelousas) says state probation and parole officers are underpayed and overworked, and he's worried budget cuts will make the situation worse. A legislative report released last week says Louisiana probation and parole officers have a caseload count well above their counterparts in other states,... more »
  • Prison officials want to raise probation fees

    November 5, 2010 8:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State prison officials want to raise probation and parole fees by $10 to soften the blow of budget cuts. Department of Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc told lawmakers Thursday that the increase would generate $3 million the agency sorely needs. Last year, the state's Division of Probation and... more »
  • Belle Chasse man sentenced for Road Home fraud

    June 24, 2010 6:38 AM

    A 62-year-old Belle Chasse man has been sentenced to six months in a halfway house and six months of home confinement for making false statements in an application he made for disaster help following Hurricane Katrina. Thomas G. Steele Jr. was also ordered to serve three years probation, pay a... more »
  • New Orleans woman gets probation in Road Home case

    June 11, 2010 5:53 AM

    A New Orleans woman has been sentenced to five years probation for two counts of theft of government funds relating to applications she submitted to FEMA and the Louisiana Road Home program after Hurricane Katrina. Elizabeth Holiday received a $54,566 Road Home grant and $21,382 from the Federal Emergency Management... more »
  • USC hit hard by NCAA sanctions

    June 10, 2010 2:14 PM

    Southern California has received a two-year bowl ban and a sharp loss of football scholarships in a report on the NCAA's four-year investigation of the school. The NCAA cited USC for a lack of institutional control Thursday in its long-awaited report, which detailed numerous violations primarily involving Heisman Trophy-winning... more »
  • Mississippi man sentenced in Road Home fraud

    June 4, 2010 5:05 AM

    A man from Mississippi has been sentenced in federal court after pleading guilty to one count of making false statements to a federal agency. Wayne L. Manning was sentenced to five years probation for a fraudulent application he made to the Louisiana Road Home Program after Hurricane Katrina. Manning also... more »
  • Man gets 2-year deferred sentence in death

    May 28, 2010 5:21 AM

    A Zachary man received a deferred two-year prison sentence for the June 2008 hit-and-run death of a St. Francisville pedestrian. Darryl Whittington will serve two years of supervised probation and pay a $1,000 fine. He pleaded no contest to hit-and-run driving after his indictment in the death of Angela Davis... more »
  • Lohan loses bid to ease restriction on drug testing

    May 24, 2010 12:48 PM

    Lindsay Lohan has lost a bid to ease restrictions involving drug and alcohol testing so she can attend a film shoot in Texas. The actress, wearing a dark gray suit, appeared somber and concerned Monday in a Beverly Hills courtroom when she conferred with her lawyer about the plan... more »
  • Judge issues arrest warrant for Lindsay Lohan

    May 20, 2010 12:37 PM

    A judge has issued a warrant for Lindsay Lohan's arrest after the actress missed a mandatory hearing Thursday. Bail was set at $100,000. The 23-year-old actress was due in court for a progress report on her probation stemming from two arrests in 2007. Her attorney, Shawn Chapman... more »
  • Balloon boy parents get jail time, probation

    December 23, 2009 11:54 AM

    The couple from Colorado who carried out the balloon boy hoax have both been sentenced to jail. A judge on Wednesday sentenced Richard Heene to 90 days in jail, including 60 days of work release that will let him pursue work as a construction contractor while doing his time. Mayumi... more »

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