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April 18, 2019 - 9:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana woman was sentenced Thursday to three years and five months in prison for faking her own kidnapping and sending her ex-boss texts demanding $4,500 in ransom — a plot foiled by FBI agents who found her in Jackson, Mississippi, along with the phone she used to threaten...
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April 13, 2019 - 6:43 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ LSU officials say their first meeting with suspended basketball coach Will Wade has taken place but that there is not yet a resolution regarding Wade's long-term status. A written statement from the university says ``it is unlikely LSU makes any decisions today regarding...
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March 13, 2019 - 10:28 am
The FBI is hiring and wants to meet those interested in being special agents in New Orleans next Wednesday. They’re looking for those with STEM backgrounds, lawyers, accountants, and even teachers, and New Orleans field office lead agent Eric Rommal says they’re focusing next week on hiring women...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
March 11, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Lady Justice. Not to be confused with Lady Gaga or Lady and the Tramp. In case you haven’t met her, she’s the lady dressed in a toga and wearing a blindfold while holding a scale. The blindfold represents objectivity, in that justice is or should be meted out objectively, without any fear or favor...
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David Blake
March 11, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Speculation continues about the future for suspended LSU basketball Coach Will Wade. While his Tiger basketball team heads into the SEC Tournament on Friday, some fans are hoping the coach will suddenly be reinstated. WWL.com LSU Columnist Jeff Palermo says it's a sticky situation no matter how you...
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Chris Miller
March 10, 2019 - 6:50 pm
LSU may have clinched the best men's basketball record in the Southeastern Conference, but The Advocate reports Will Wade won't be collecting his $50,000 bonuse -- at least, not until more information comes about a phone conversation reportedly recorded by the FBI. Yahoo! Sports reports that...
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Feb 2, 2019; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Will Wade reacts during the second half against the Arkansas Razorbacks at the Maravich Assembly Center.
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Seth Dunlap
February 25, 2019 - 1:15 pm
LSU basketball coach Will Wade will be subpoenaed by the FBI for their upcoming federal college basketball corruption trial, according to reports . Notifications of the pending subpoena were sent to representatives of LSU basketball, notifying the school and Wade that he will be subpoenaed for the...
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October 30, 2018 - 12:25 pm
BRUCETON MILLS, W. Va. (AP) — Notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger has died in federal custody nearly five years after being sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. Officials with the Federal Bureau of Prisons say he died Tuesday in West Virginia. He was 89. Bulger led a...
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David Blake
October 01, 2018 - 1:04 pm
What will come of a delayed vote on Kavanaugh? As the FBI continues an aggressive investigation into the allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, political experts are wondering about what the final report will show and if it's really going to make any difference. University of Lousiana-Lafayatte...
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September 20, 2018 - 9:36 am
PERRYMAN, Md. (AP) _ Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an ``active shooter situation.'' The Harford County Sheriff's Office tweeted that there was a shooting Thursday morning in the Perryman area that involves ``multiple victims...
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