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  • AG Jeff Landry publicly addresses scandal involving former top aide for first time Play Video

    March 16, 2021 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Attorney General Jeff Landry is, for the first time, publicly addressing a scandal that ultimately led to the resignation of one of his top aides. In a letter to employees, he said sexual harassment is not tolerated. At a news conference Tuesday, we asked why Magee was... more »
  • Michigan plans to charge ex-Gov. Snyder in Flint water probe

    January 13, 2021 5:24 PM

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials have been told they’re being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority Black city with lead-contaminated water and was blamed for a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, The... more »
  • Judge orders open hearing on Saints' emails with church

    February 13, 2020 1:51 PM

    News outlets and the public will be able to attend a hearing next week in New Orleans on the confidentiality of emails between Roman Catholic officials and the city’s NFL franchise concerning clergy sex-abuse scandals. A state judge in New Orleans ruled Thursday that the Feb. 20 hearing will... more »
  • Saints football team responds to reports on emails tied to Catholic abuse crisis

    January 24, 2020 1:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public relations damage control for the area’s Roman Catholic archdiocese to help it contain the fallout from a burgeoning sexual abuse crisis. ... more »
  • Catholic officials sue insurers over future abuse claims

    July 2, 2019 3:20 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has sued more than two dozen insurance companies to compel them to cover claims filed by people who say they were abused by clerics. Church officials anticipate that numerous alleged abuse victims will sue under New York's... more »
  • New Orleans' archbishop to serve Diocese of Alexandria too

    April 6, 2019 11:27 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond has been appointed by Pope Francis to serve as apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Alexandria. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports Aymond will continue his duties in New Orleans but will make regular visits to Alexandria where he will manage Central... more »
  • Zippy's serving extra sass with sign about two college scandals Play Video

    March 13, 2019 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The notoriously snarky Zippy’s sign on Perkins Road served up a double-serving of sass Wednesday, wrapping up two college scandals into one. “Aunt Becky bribe Alleva and King to resign,” the sign read. The marquee’s message is a nod to the ongoing college admissions scandal... more »
  • Bishops won't discuss clergy abuse report at retreat

    December 21, 2018 4:04 PM

    CHICAGO (AP) - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago says when bishops from around the United States gather in a suburban seminary next month, they won't talk about a state investigation that found Illinois dioceses failed to disclose the names of at least 500 clergy accused of sexually abusing children.... more »
  • Weiner arrives for sentencing in sexting scandal

    September 25, 2017 9:55 AM

    NEW YORK- Anthony Weiner is at a New York City courthouse where he is to be sentenced in a sexting scandal that some blame for Hillary Clinton's presidential loss. The former New York congressman faces up to 27 months in prison on Monday after he pleaded guilty to one... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »

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