NOP2000041903 - 19 APRIL 2000 - NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, USA Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards strolls back into the U.S. District Courthouse in Baton Rouge after a break in his federal racketeering trial April 19. aj/A.J. Sisco UPI
Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, freed from house arrest Wednesday, looked forward to his wedding and his 84th birthday.
John Volz, the former federal prosecutor in New Orleans, died this weekend in Tulsa, Okla., at the age of 74, his family said.
Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, released from prison Thursday after serving eight years for bribery and fraud, could go on a book tour, a friend said.
Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards' ex-wife, Candy Picou Edwards, was hurt during a domestic dispute with her child's father, authorities allege.
A looming decision on whether former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., should take the witness stand at his corruption trial is a tough one, experts say.
Before leaving office, U.S. President George W. Bush rejected clemency pleas from former lawmakers Randall "Duke" Cunningham, Edwin Edwards and Mario Biaggi.
Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards remained in prison this Thanksgiving, without the hoped-for sentence commutation from U.S. President George Bush.
Some well-known convicts are pleading for mercy directly to U.S. President George Bush before he leaves office in January, administration officials said.
New Orleans political strategist Mose Jefferson says high-profile lawyer Michael Fawer will represent him in his bribery trial.
A former Republican governor of Louisiana has asked President George Bush to pardon former Democratic Gov. Edwin Edwards.