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  • High court will hear appeal over illegal threats

    June 16, 2014 8:45 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Supreme Court will consider the free speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other electronic formats where the speaker's intent is not always clear. The court on Monday agreed to take up the case of an eastern Pennsylvania man sentenced... more »
  • Man sentenced for threatening Governor Jindal

    March 13, 2014 7:31 PM

    NEWARK, NEW JERSEY- A man from New Jersey got two years probation as his sentence for pleading guilty to making threatening phone calls to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal two-years ago. Ronnie McMillian of Hawthorne left voice-mail messages to Jindal and other Republicans saying they would "get a bullet in... more »
  • Suspicious note on US Airways plane in Charlotte

    October 21, 2013 2:39 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A US Airways flight from Buffalo, N.Y., has been stopped on the taxiway in Charlotte after a threatening note was found. Charlotte Douglas International Airport officials said the note was found Monday afternoon and the plane landed and was kept away from the terminal. Authorities called the note... more »
  • Man gets prison for threatening district attorney

    June 29, 2013 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A Baker man has been sentenced to two years in prison for threatening East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III during a rapper's murder trial last year. The Advocate reports that 22-year-old Dedrick Deandre Green didn't say anything before state District Judge Richard Anderson... more »
  • US stocks open lower; S&P is near record

    March 15, 2013 9:10 AM

    NEW YORK- U.S. stock markets are opening lower, threatening to end the Dow's winning streak at 10 days. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 38 points to 14,500 shortly after the opening bell Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell four points to 1,558. The Nasdaq composite fell six... more »
  • Man accused of threatening public officials

    December 20, 2012 12:30 PM

    NEWARK, N.J. - Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man made threatening phone calls to public officials including Louisiana's governor and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachman. Authorities have charged 27-year-old Ronnie McMillian of Hawthorne, N.J., with two counts of transmitting threats to injure another through interstate commerce. Prosecutors allege McMillian regularly... more »
  • Inmate sentenced for threatening president

    April 27, 2012 7:56 AM

    LAKE CHARLES- U.S. District Court Judge Patricia Minaldi has sentenced a federal prison inmate to five years for writing a threatening letter to President Barack Obama. Federal court documents say Carlton Neil Norah was incarcerated at the Oakdale Correctional Complex when he wrote the letter. Norah's defense attorney asked the... more »
  • Secret Service will question hard rocker Ted Nugent

    April 18, 2012 4:07 PM

    WASHINGTON - Ted Nugent says he'll meet with the Secret Service to explain his comments about President Barack Obama that some have interpreted as threatening. The hard rocker says it will be obvious when he talks to agents on Thursday that he didn't make any threats. Nugent spoke to radio... more »
  • Driver strikes pole, suffers life-threatening injuries

    January 27, 2012 5:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is listed in critical condition this morning after his vehicle struck a utility pole. Police responded to the accident late Thursday night in the 600 block of N. 19th St. Fire crews had to remove the driver from the wrecked vehicle. He... more »
  • La. inmate pleads guilty to threatening president

    January 6, 2012 3:14 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 25-year-old inmate at the federal prison in Oakdale has pleaded guilty to making threats against President Barack Obama and his family. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley said Thursday that Carlton Norah entered the plea to one count of making a threat against the president... more »
  • Threatening weather pushes up parade starts

    March 4, 2011 2:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The threat of bad weather on Friday prompts New Orleans to move up Mardi Gras parade starting times by a half-hour. The city says the Krewe of Hermes will begin at Napoleon and Magazine at 5:30 p.m. Le Krewe d'Etat will begin at Jefferson and Magazine... more »

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