Gordon Russell

  • BY REBEKAH ALLEN AND GORDON RUSSELL | rallen@theadvocate.com grussell@theadvocate.com

Former state Sen. Larry Bankston should have mentioned a possible conflict before he rendered a legal opinion that wound up disqualifying the …

  • BY RAMON ANTONIO VARGAS AND GORDON RUSSELL | rvargas@theadvocate.com grussell@theadvocate.com

For years, at its mile-long facility fronting the Mississippi River in St. Bernard Parish, the Violet Dock Port company moored and serviced U.…

When Kenneth Polite announced Friday he was stepping down as U.S. attorney, he planned to give himself two weeks to wrap things up.

A high-ranking official at the State Penitentiary at Angola has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of wire fraud in connection with the theft …

A raging pipeline fire in Paradis that erupted Thursday evening and sent flames high into the night sky, killing one worker and injuring two, …

A recent investigative audit that said several employees of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola — including longtime former warden Burl…

Federal prosecutors fought hard to get a lenient sentence for Frank Fradella, saying that without the help of the crooked Covington businessma…

Longtime former prison warden Burl Cain took to the airwaves Tuesday to defend himself in a radio interview against the findings of a recent s…

At least 10 correctional employees helped renovate the private home of Burl Cain, the storied former warden of the Louisiana State Penitentiar…

A grand jury on Thursday indicted Tonia Cain, the wife of former prison warden Nate Cain, on charges of theft of $25,000 or more, malfeasance …

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