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  • Red light cameras could require voter approval Play Video

    March 5, 2014 9:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A state representative wants to bring red light cameras to a public vote. Rep. Jeff Arnold of New Orleans says this is his third attempt to require voter approval prior to the imposition of civil fines for violations captured by automated traffic enforcement systems, like red... more »
  • Prosecutors say Painter violated public's trust Play Video

    December 11, 2013 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- During fiery opening statements Wednesday, federal prosecutors told jurors former Alcohol Tobacco Control Commissioner violated the public's trust. Prosecutors say Painter abused his authority and ran more than a thousand names in state and federal databases illegally. Many of those people did not have ties to ATC... more »
  • NSA admits rare willful surveillance violations

    August 23, 2013 4:22 PM

    WASHINGTON - The National Security Agency now says that some of its analysts knowingly and deliberately exceeded its surveillance authority on occasion over the past decade, adding that those involved have been disciplined. The NSA said in a statement Friday that "very rare instances of willful violations of NSA's authorities... 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 »
  • Judge hears arguments on Sandusky trial fairness

    January 10, 2013 10:48 AM

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. - A judge has heard arguments from Jerry Sandusky's attorneys about the fairness of his trial but did not issue a ruling. The proceeding Thursday in central Pennsylvania related to Sandusky's claim that his lawyers didn't have enough time to prepare for his molestation trial. Sandusky's post-sentencing motions... more »
  • LDWF arrests felons for hunting violations

    January 8, 2013 3:06 PM

    HOLDEN - Wildlife agents said two Livingston Parish men arrested while hunting on New Year's Day were felons who should not have had guns. Agents arrested Bobby Sykes, 38, and Barry Gill, 46, both of Holden, for being felons in possession of a firearm. They were also cited for... more »
  • LSU accused of violating open meetings law

    November 7, 2012 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Faculty Senate President Kevin Cope has accused the school's Board of Supervisors of knowingly deceiving the public on a vote that changed the top hierarchy of the university system. The LSU board member who called for last month's vote and a lawyer representing the university... more »
  • Tennessee suspends wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers

    August 23, 2012 10:28 AM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee has suspended star wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers for an unspecified violation of team rules. Rogers was an all-Southeastern Conference selection last year with 67 catches for 1,040 yards and nine touchdowns. The junior from Calhoun, Ga., doesn't appear on the depth chart Tennessee released Thursday for... more »
  • Teen accused of 2nd gator season violation

    May 28, 2012 3:34 PM

    OBERLIN, La. - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says an 18-year-old Basile man who is awaiting trial for allegedly possessing an alligator out of season has been arrested a second time on the same charge. Spokesman Adam Einck says an agent allegedly saw Michael R. Gaspard load a... more »
  • LSU's Mathieu says he's been humbled by suspension

    November 14, 2011 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU star cornerback Tyrann Mathieu says his recent one-game suspension for violating the team's drug policy has given him a new appreciation for the responsibility he has to his teammates. Mathieu, who on Monday spoke for the first time since his suspension for No. 1 LSU's... more »
  • BP, 2 other companies cited over Gulf oil spill

    October 12, 2011 5:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal regulators have cited oil company BP PLC and two other companies - Transocean Ltd. and Halliburton - for alleged safety and environmental violations stemming from last year's rig explosion and massive oil spill in the Gulf. The companies have 60 days to appeal Wednesday's citations... more »
  • Complaint leads to alligator violation

    October 10, 2011 2:37 PM

    BASILE- Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents found four live alligators in a container at a home in Evangeline Parish after they received a complaint. Agents cited John Sonnier for possessing alligators during a closed season. An agent found the live alligators in a large black container. Agents... more »
  • Dardenne campaign fined for ethics violation

    August 23, 2011 3:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The state ethics board fined Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne's campaign $2,500 for collecting money over the legal contribution limit. The Advocate reports the board announced the decision at its meeting last week. It involved donations in a special election for lieutenant governor last year. Candidates for a major... more »
  • Court finds Painter in violation of restraining order

    February 24, 2011 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge judge found former Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner Murphy Painter in violation of his restraining order against Kelli Suire after Painter attended a funeral for Suire's aunt. Painter was initially fined $500 for the infraction but the judge suspended that and placed him... more »
  • US Capitol briefly evacuated by airspace violation

    January 1, 2011 1:57 PM

    WASHINGTON- Authorities say the U.S. Capitol and surrounding buildings were evacuated and fighter jets were scrambled after an airliner flying into Washington's Reagan airport went out of radio contact. The FAA says a Piedmont Airlines flight from Hilton Head, S.C., lost radio contact Saturday as it approached the area.... more »
  • LSU self-imposes restrictions on football program

    December 16, 2010 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is taking away two football scholarships and limiting recruiting visits in hopes the NCAA will accept the self-imposed discipline as its mandated punishment for rules violations earlier this year. LSU reported football recruiting violations to the NCAA in March that included improper telephone contact, transportation and... more »
  • St. Helena Schools working on "fix-it" list

    November 3, 2010 10:26 AM

    ST. HELENA - State fire marshals said St. Helena Schools are making progress in their extensive list of code violations. That comment came after an inspection of the school grounds earlier this morning. Last week fire marshals had told the school they had to immediately fix certain fire hazards,... more »
  • Man arrested after police find marijuana in truck

    October 19, 2010 9:36 PM

    A man was arrested after authorities said they found more than 500 pounds of marijuana in the back of his truck. West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputies said Jose Antonio Castellar Lugo was on Interstate 10 on his way to Orlando, FL when he was pulled over for improper lane... more »
  • Man behind bars after high speed chase ending in WBR

    September 22, 2010 8:55 PM

    A man is behind bars after a high speed chase ending in West Baton Rouge Parish around 5 p.m. today. Police stopped Shane Thibodeaux for a traffic violation on Highway 78 in Pointe Coupee Parish around 4:30 p.m. That’s when authorities said Thibodeaux got out of his car, got back... more »
  • Former officer sentenced in civil rights case

    August 19, 2010 7:07 AM

    A former Patterson police officer convicted in September 2009 of a misdemeanor civil rights violation has been sentenced to one year in federal prison. Jeffrey Jermaine Prince is convicted of sexually assaulting a woman in May 2008 when she arrived at the Patterson Jail to visit her brother, who was... more »
  • 2 Plaquemines men charged with shark violations

    February 25, 2010 5:31 AM

    The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says two Plaquemines Parish men have been charged with violating laws that protect sharks. The men - 50-year-old Hoa Van Dang and 44-year-old Hung Van Nguyen, both of Boothville - were found on Feb. 19 with 84 sharks. Agents say the men did... more »
  • Evelyn Holden arrested again

    January 12, 2010 1:28 PM

    U.S. Marshals arrested Evelyn Holden for violating the terms of her federal release, Tuesday morning. One of the terms was that she could not violate any local, state or federal laws, but Holden, 52, violated those terms when she was arrested by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office... more »

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