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  • Sex tape scandal, other issues frustrate some Southern supporters Play Video

    June 23, 2017 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Southern University alumnus and community news and opinion website publisher chastised the school's administration for its handling of mounting issues on campus – most recently a sex tape purportedly leaked amid a scandal involving a high-ranking campus official and an underling. BREAKING: Southern announced it... more »
  • Scouring for nude images in photo scandal at Marine base

    May 5, 2017 2:41 PM

    MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO - In a cramped office at the Marines' Quantico base outside Washington, about 20 investigators sit elbow to elbow, staring into their computers as images of naked men and women flash across the screens. The objective of this disturbing sleuth work is to root out the... more »
  • 2 Marines demoted, more investigated in nude photo probe

    April 7, 2017 5:38 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Marine Corps says two male Marines have been demoted and about two dozen other military members are being investigated over nude photographs that were shared online. The administrative punishments are the first from the investigation into the photo scandal that included violent and disparaging comments about women... more »
  • South Korean president to let parliament choose her PM

    November 7, 2016 10:18 PM

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's president says she will allow parliament to choose her prime minister as she tries to defuse an escalating influence-peddling scandal. The announcement Tuesday by Park Geun-hye is a major concession that could severely curtail her ability to govern in the year she has left... more »
  • Tiger fan talks about being kicked out of restaurant for being a Tiger fan Play Video

    October 23, 2015 12:08 AM

    DESTIN – A restaurant here is trying to make a bad situation better by sponsoring a party where proceeds benefit a scholarship after one customer and LSU fan's story about service at the eatery went viral Thursday. "We were greeted by the manager, and the first thing he said... more »
  • Scandal doesn't shake Vitter campaign in La. governor's race

    October 21, 2015 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For many politicians, a prostitution scandal would be a career killer. But in Louisiana, Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter is a leading contender in the governor's race - with a campaign built on conservative values. Many thought Vitter's career was over in 2007 when phone records linked... more »
  • Investigation: Secret Service tried to discredit US lawmaker

    September 30, 2015 5:32 PM

    WASHINGTON - A new government report concludes that scores of Secret Service employees improperly accessed the decade-old job application of the congressman who was investigating scandals inside the agency. An assistant director was caught suggesting officials leak embarrassing information to retaliate against Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the Utah Republican who is... more »
  • New TV ad hits David Vitter on his prostitution scandal

    September 11, 2015 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Talk of David Vitter's prostitution scandal is being revived in the Louisiana governor's race. A political action committee launched a TV ad this week reminding voters the Republican U.S. senator, running for governor, was linked to a Washington prostitution ring in 2007. The 30-second ad says: "We can... more »
  • Goodell, Brady due in court for 'Deflategate' case

    August 31, 2015 10:10 AM

    NEW YORK- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are expected in court after failing to settle the "Deflategate" scandal. Both sides are to appear before a federal court judge in Manhattan Monday for a status conference. The dispute centers on the legality of the NFL's... more »
  • McAllister seeks political comeback after cheating scandal

    August 21, 2015 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, who lost his re-election bid after a cheating scandal, is trying to return to Louisiana politics. Only this time, he's set his sights lower than Congress. McAllister, a Republican, said Friday he intends to run for a state Senate seat... more »
  • Miss USA distances itself from Trump's statements Play Video

    June 29, 2015 11:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the women who will participate in the upcoming Miss USA pageant here settle in for their first or second night in the city, the pageant released a statement concerning the recent turn of events that have it off the air. "We are disheartened by recent... more »
  • Baton Rouge to fight for its crowning moment amid pageant scandal

    June 29, 2015 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hours after NBC announced it was not going to broadcast this year's Miss USA pageant, city leaders closest to the production remained mostly tight-lipped about the situation while others were discussing their frustrations over the ordeal. "We miss out on... exposure," councilman John Delgado said in... more »
  • Scandal - Thursdays @ 8 p.m.

    June 10, 2015 1:40 PM

    In the world of Scandal , everyone has secrets...and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation's elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope's team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for... more »
  • Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president

    June 2, 2015 1:03 PM

    ZURICH- FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will resign from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. The 79-year-old Blatter was re-elected to a fifth term on Friday, two days after a corruption crisis erupted and seven... more »
  • Louisiana police agency abolished amid scandals

    May 20, 2015 9:57 AM

    SORRENTO- Marred by lawsuits, federal charges and a disgraced former police chief, the Sorrento Police Department has officially been shut down by the town council. The Sorrento Town Council unanimously approved Tuesday an ordinance to abolish the police department. The town's voters had agreed in November to abolish the Police... more »
  • Ex-official's appeal based on feds' posting scandal fails

    March 4, 2015 5:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court has rejected a former New Orleans-area official's claim that his guilty plea to corruption in 2012 deserves another look because of an online posting scandal that disrupted the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the... more »
  • Tape snafu puts police department investigation in jeopardy Play Video

    January 7, 2015 9:50 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A civil service investigation into the city's police chief and a department captain is in jeopardy since recordings of testimony related to the commission's inquiry are either damaged or blank. For months, the Denham Springs Civil Service Board has looked into allegations chief Scott Jones and... more »
  • Bill Cosby returns to stage for 1st time since November

    January 7, 2015 2:01 AM

    TORONTO, Canada - A scandal-plagued Bill Cosby returns to the stage Wednesday night for the first time since November and his reception is certain to be mixed, with some planning protests, others vowing not to show up and still others saying they will heckle the comedian. The three performances in... more »
  • 'Kissing' congressman confronts scandal

    October 24, 2014 3:03 PM

    MONROE- Republican congressman Vance McAllister is trying to make up to Louisiana voters for getting too close to a married former employee. The first-term congressman was caught on tape earlier this year kissing a woman not his wife. Despite saying earlier that he wouldn't seek a new term, McAllister is... more »
  • TV dad's own scandal gets him cut from 'Scandal'

    October 9, 2014 11:09 PM

    NEW YORK- A real-life scandal has cost actor Stephen Collins his role on the ABC TV show "Scandal." Collins, who was the dad in the former show "7th Heaven," was set to appear on an upcoming episode as a TV news anchorman. But, scenes with him were eliminated and... more »
  • Secret Service scandal sparks rare bipartisanship

    October 3, 2014 2:51 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The scandal that's rocked the once-proud Secret Service and raised questions about the president's safety has also produced rare bipartisan unity on Capitol Hill. Democratic and Republican lawmakers who usually are at odds have largely agreed on their response to security breaches at the agency - including... more »
  • Dr. Phil episode to expand reality TV star scandal

    September 10, 2014 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the star of the now canceled reality TV show Sons of Guns remains in jail on child sex charges, his daughter is unloading family secrets and making more allegations on national TV. Thursday, Stephanie Hayden Ford will appear on an episode of Dr. Phil . She... more »
  • Charlie Roberts' attorney: Heath acting like a 'working girl' Play Video

    August 25, 2014 9:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The attorney for now former LSU alumni president Charlie Roberts likened a deal he is being sued for defaulting payment on to a prostitution agreement. In court documents filed by Mary Olive Pierson, Pierson argues the agreement at the base of Kay Heath's lawsuit, is compensation for... more »
  • In New Orleans, a change in police command Play Video

    August 19, 2014 3:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year in New Orleans. But violent crime still plagues the city and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas. The city native and career police officer who took over the department... more »
  • Ex-prosecutor blames drug in posting scandal

    August 8, 2014 6:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A former federal prosecutor says he was taking sleep medication when he made anonymous online comments that later prompted a judge to overturn convictions in a major New Orleans police scandal. In a federal court filing in Baton Rouge, Sal Perricone acknowledges making online comments that led... more »
  • LSU Alumni President accused of job-for-sex deal Play Video

    August 6, 2014 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The president of the LSU Alumni Association, Dr. Charlie Roberts, is accused of giving a woman a job so she would maintain a sexual relationship with him, and then paying her monthly checks once she resigned. According to the suit Kay Heath, a former employee of the... more »

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