Crime & Justice

This Monday, June 3, 2019 photo provided by Didier J. Fabien shows O.J. Simpson in the garden of his Las Vegas area home. Simpson has launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star says he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Saturday, June 15, 2019. He said in a phone interview it will be a lot of fun and that he had some things to straighten out. (Didier J. Fabien via AP, File)
June 16, 2019 - 12:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do." Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Saturday, saying in a phone interview while on a Las Vegas golf course that it "...
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June 15, 2019 - 2:43 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair after their Iran Air flight from Bandar Abbas, Iran,...
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Don Ames
June 15, 2019 - 12:43 pm
A state magistrate judge in New Orleans has agreed to take steps to make sure defendants in criminal cases aren't jailed because they cannot afford bail. The agreement was detailed in a federal court order involving Magistrate Judge Harry Cantrell and plaintiffs who accused Cantrell of violating an...
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Don Ames
June 15, 2019 - 12:36 pm
A veterinarian from California has entered a guilty plea in an exotic bird export case Alex Madriaga of Buena Park pled guilty for his part in what federal prosecutors say was a plan to illegally export exotic birds from New Orleans to Taiwan. Federal court documents in New Orleans show that...
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Chris Miller
June 14, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain posted bail and walked out of jail today. Strain had little to say as he walked into a waiting vehicle and left the scene. "There will be plenty of comments, but not today," said Strain as he passed cameras and microphones. "There's a time for that, and...
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Zion Williamson of Duke flexes and smiles during a game against North Carolina.
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June 13, 2019 - 8:49 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company, saying the agency violated the state's sports agent law. A lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro says the star player should be allowed to void his...
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Don Ames
June 13, 2019 - 8:37 pm
Officials with The National Transportation Safety Board say the company that operated a towboat that sank in a deadly 2018 accident near New Orleans failed to adequately check the qualifications of a pilot hired to guide the vessel. The NTSB released the report Thursday, saying that placing an "...
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Don Ames
June 13, 2019 - 8:17 pm
A Franklinton, Louisiana man has been convicted of calling 911 with false complaints about his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend. 48-year-old Donald Tate was accused of trying to get the new guy arrested and out of his ex's life. District Attorney Warren Montgomery said Thursday that a ,jury had...
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June 13, 2019 - 2:19 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the physical and psychological abuse of a young autistic woman who told him in federal court Thursday, "You made my life a living hell." Jody Lambert's sentencing was the latest in court cases involving the woman...
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Chris Miller
June 13, 2019 - 12:25 pm
A store clerk in LaPlace fought back against an armed robber and the suspect ended up shot in the neck, the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office says. "The man, whose identity has not been released yet, went into the convenience store about 8:50 a.m. and robbed the store at gunpoint," the...
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