NEW ORLEANS - An executive from the company that was BP's cement contractor on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig says he learned of some "irregularities" in tests that the contractor's employees performed after the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Timothy Probert, a Halliburton president who served... more »
NEW ORLEANS - The first BP executive to testify at a trial spawned by the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has taken the stand. Lamar McKay was president of BP America at the time of the disaster. He is the trial's second witness and is expected... more »
NEW ORLEANS - The first testimony in the civil trial over the Gulf oil spill came from an expert who said he found evidence the company's penchant for cutting costs led to the disaster.
Robert Bea, a University of California Berkeley engineering professor, said BP PLC did not put... more »
BATON ROUGE - A computer forensic expert detailed the exact times certain lyrics were tracked in Torence "Lil Boosie" Hatch's studio the night Terry Boyd was murdered in October of 2009.
Konstantinos "Gus" Dimitrelos identified time stamps on a Dell Inspiron 530 computer and an external hard drive as... more »
NEW ORLEANS - A former Louisiana lawmaker on trial on charges that she conspired to rip off hundreds of thousands of dollars in government grant money has testified that she did not know members of a New Orleans political family were pocketing the funds.
Former state Rep. Renee Gill... more »