Yousef Balbeisi pretended to be dead and barely survived a gun shot wound during a burglary at his home. Two months later, the Zeus restaurant manager is making a miraculous recovery and said he still can't believe he alive today.
"The medic said, 'it's ok buddy, you'll be alright.'... more »
The Iberia Parish Animal Shelter Manager responded to allegations of mistreating animals at Wednesday night's council meeting, as animal activists and the manager came face to face.
The activists wore badges that read "we are their voice" in reference to the animals they said need help at the shelter.... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says a former manager of a Whitney Bank branch in Metairie has admitted stealing more than $56,000 from the bank. He says 50-year-old Karen Sork pleaded guilty Wednesday to bank theft, and could get up to 10 years in prison and $250,000... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The former general manager of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad has been sentenced to two years of probation after admitting misusing the agency's money. Fifty-six-year-old James Bridger pleaded guilty last August to a federal charge that he used his agency credit card to spend more... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Mississippi man who worked as manager on a drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico has pleaded guilty to lying about testing on a key safety device. Forty-nine-year-old Donald Hudson, of Walnut Grove, Miss., faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison following his... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Joe Torre has announced he will retire as Los Angeles Dodgers manager at the end of the season, and he will be replaced by hitting coach Don Mattingly. Torre became manager of the Dodgers for the 2008 season following 12 years and four World Series titles... more »
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - A manager at Apple Inc. has been indicted by a federal grand jury in an alleged kickback scheme involving suppliers of iPhone and iPod accessories. Authorities say 37-year-old Paul Shin Devine was arrested on Friday on charges of wire fraud, money laundering and kickbacks. The Sunnyvale... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two men have pleaded guilty for their roles as accessories in the 2008 shooting death of a Burger King manager. Meanwhile, the trial of the accused shooter was reset Monday for March 29. Trent Isiah Mitchel and Davientray Lee Breaux pleaded guilty on Monday to accessory... more »
IceGators' interim head coach and president/general manager Brent Sapergia is unable to maintain his composure after a referee's decision at the Pensacola Ice Flyers game on Friday (November 6). Sapergia received a game misconduct for the second straight night and was suspended from coaching, indefinitely, by the league. A new... more »