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Former East Feliciana Parish coroner and deputy arrested in fraud conspiracy

Glenn Minnis Mar. 26, 2017, 9:29pm

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana attorney general’s office has announced the arrest of the former East Feliciana Parish coroner and her deputy in connection with a scheme aimed at allegedly defrauding the East Baton Rouge Parish coroner’s office.

Minority judgeship lawsuit now in court

Laura Halleman Mar. 26, 2017, 6:48pm

HOUMA — A federal judge has heard arguments regarding a minority judgeship case that strives to alter the at-large voting system to a district based method to create a minority district.

Woman sues parish prison for the death of her son in police custody

Shanice Harris Mar. 26, 2017, 12:02pm

BATON ROUGE — The East Baton Rouge Parish prison system is offering about $27,000 to the family of a 25-year-old man who died in police custody two days after being booked.

Oral arguments begin in Ridgeway appeal against Stryker

Laura Halleman Mar. 25, 2017, 9:22pm

CINCINNATI — Oral arguments have begun before an appeals court in the case of Stryker vs. Christopher Ridgeway, a former sales representative scheduled to appeal his $750,000 loss in a lawsuit.

Medicare fraud convictions and sentences upheld by Fifth Circuit Court

Sam Knef Mar. 25, 2017, 3:34pm

NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has found that fraud was

Arkansas court allows Louisiana sporting goods store to be sued in Arkansas

Russell Boniface Mar. 25, 2017, 3:33pm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Court of Appeals has ruled that an Arkansas woman can sue a Louisiana sporting goods store for damages in Arkansas court.

Louisiana attorney disbarred for alleged tax fraud

Olivia Olsen Mar. 25, 2017, 2:51pm

BATON ROUGE — Attorney Francis C. Broussard was disbarred by the Louisiana Supreme Court last month after charges of alleged tax fraud.

Auto-parts provider can't convince court that it qualifies as 'tourism business'

Sam Knef Mar. 25, 2017, 8:55am

NEW ORLEANS — In a per curium order issued on Feb. 9, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court's denial of a company's claims against the Deepwater Horizon settlement program.

Monroe city officials quiet amid former employee's lawsuit

Charmaine Little Mar. 25, 2017, 8:54am

MONROE — Officials with the city of Monroe are remaining tight-lipped after a former city employee filed a lawsuit claiming that his political views cost him his job.  

Doctors file suit over hospital acquisition in Louisiana

John Severance Mar. 24, 2017, 10:05pm

NEW IBERIA — A group of plaintiffs including more than 10 South Dakota doctors has filed a lawsuit over proposed investment in a Louisiana hospital.

United Labor Unions Local 100 claims city violated living wage ordinance

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 7:21pm

NEW ORLEANS – A labor union is seeking reparation for being wronged.

First NBC Bank alleges Orleans Parish man failed to pay credit card

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 7:15pm

NEW ORLEANS – A bank in Orleans Parish is seeking more than $22,000.

Covington insulation company alleges EnviroGreen Contractors never paid for services

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 7:01pm

Story CopyNEW ORLEANS – A insulation company is seeking more than $10,000 for an open account.

African Christian Fellowship alleges two people failed to pay rent

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 6:57pm

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans Christian community is seeking damages for unpaid rent.

Individual seeking damages from First Evangelist Housing for alleged fall

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 5:46pm

NEW ORLEANS – An individual is seeking damages and the submission of information.

Capital One seeks over $1,000 in damages for open account

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 5:40pm

GRETNA – Capital One Bank is seeking damages for an open account.

Discover Bank seeks nearly $12,000 from Jefferson Parish man

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 5:07pm

GRETNA – Discover Bank is seeking nearly $12,000 from a Jefferson Parish resident.

Ditech Financial alleges testamentary executor owes on promissory note

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 5:00pm

GRETNA – A financial company from Jefferson Parish is seeking damages for an unpaid note.

St. Bernard Parish resident claims negligent driver struck her car

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 4:53pm

GRETNA – A St. Bernard Parish woman claims that a negligent driver struck her car.

ASI Federal Credit Union seeks damages for missing funds

Carrie Bradon Mar. 24, 2017, 4:49pm

GRETNA – A credit union is seeking funds after they went missing.