That enhanced pile of trash who appeared on 60 Minutes is bound and determined to have her 15 minutes of infamy. I have several words to the lefties who cheer her on, especially the young ones with short memories as opposed to older ones who choose not to remember. Those words are Kennedy, Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr. and William Jefferson Clinton. For the fans of Mister Hillary, let me add one more word to ponder: Consensual.
Mississippi’s oldest black-owned business defies death
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's oldest black-owned business and oldest registered black funeral home turned 123 years old in December.
William H. and Lucy C. Jefferson founded W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home in 1894, and it has remained in family hands since.
"They had no children," said James Jefferson Jr., who now manages the company.
Avis V. Joyce Jefferson was born on January 7, 1935, in New Iberia and passed away January 16, 2018, in Sacramento, California.
Woman from Arkansas follows family in public service
HOPE, Ark. (AP) — While most in Hope know of hometown boys, William Jefferson Clinton and Mike Huckabee, who have made good, going on to national acclaim in public service, they will soon be joined by a hometown girl.
Doris L. Pryor, the daughter of Linda Clark and the granddaughter of Doris Brown, has been selected for appointment as a U.S. Magistrate Judge in Indiana. Pryor was born in Hope, and she graduated Hope High School in 1994.
Ex-congressman gets 13-year sentence reduced to time served
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former congressman convicted nearly a decade ago on bribery charges had his sentence reduced Friday to time served, knocking nearly eight years off a prison term in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling make it tougher to convict public officials of bribery.
The resentencing ended a 12-year legal saga for William Jefferson, a Louisiana Democrat, whose case made headlines in 2005 after he was caught with $90,000 stashed in his freezer.
Prosecutors recommend no more jail time for ex-congressman
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are recommending that a former Louisiana congressman serve no more jail time now that many of the convictions against him have been overturned.
William Jefferson, 70, a Democrat who represented parts of New Orleans, has served more than five years of a 13-year sentence after being convicted on bribery charges. His case garnered headlines in 2005 after he was caught hiding $90,000 cash in his freezer following a government sting.
Feds, ex-Louisiana congressman working on resentencing deal
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors and lawyers for a former Louisiana congressman who famously hid $90,000 in his freezer are working on an agreement for his resentencing on corruption charges, according to court documents filed in the case.
Former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, a nine-term Democratic congressman from New Orleans, was convicted in 2009 of accepting more than $400,000 in bribes in exchange for brokering business deals in Africa.
Ex-New Orleans mayor asks judge to throw out his conviction
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has asked a federal judge to throw out his corruption conviction, citing a recent Supreme Court decision making it more difficult to convict public officials of bribery.
Acting as his own attorney, Nagin filed a motion Wednesday "to vacate, set aside or correct" his 10-year sentence for bribery, "honest-services" wire fraud, conspiracy to commit bribery and money laundering and filing false tax returns.
Judge orders release of congressman sentenced for bribery
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A former Louisiana congressman sentenced to 13 years in prison on bribery charges who was famously caught hiding $90,000 cash in his freezer has been ordered to be immediately released from jail to receive a new sentencing hearing.
The ruling ordering the release of ex-Rep. William Jefferson follows a Supreme Court decision last year making it more difficult to convict public officials on bribery-related offenses.
HOPE, Ark. (AP) — The home in Hope where former President Bill Clinton spent the first four years of his life is set to reopen following a Christmas Day fire.
National Parks Service officials told reporters that volunteers and employees are unpacking boxes in an effort to have the home ready for visitors on Saturday.
The Christmas Day fire that was called arson damaged the exterior and some of the interior of the home and graffiti was found on a sidewalk and on a...