NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Authorities in Louisiana say a woman's body has been found wrapped in garbage bags. News outlets report the unidentified woman's body was found in New Orleans on Sept. 19 around 5 p.m.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana woman is accused of using stolen IDs to apply for $150,000 in disaster unemployment after floods last year in Louisiana. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Baton Rouge says a federal grand jury indicted 47-year-old Renata Foreman of Independence on six counts including wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. The indictment alleges that she obtained identity information about 62 people and used three stolen IDs to submit about 55 fraudulent claims.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An official in the FBI's directorate of intelligence will be the next head of the FBI's New Orleans office. A news release Wednesday said Eric Rommal has been a deputy assistant director in the directorate since 2016. He will report to New Orleans in November, when Special Agent in Charge Jeffrey Sallet takes over the Chicago field office. Rommal joined the FBI in 1997 in the Savannah resident agency of the Atlanta Division.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill Wednesday, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star was following up on his monologue from Tuesday, when he said the bill Cassidy is co-sponsoring in the Senate failed the "Jimmy Kimmel test," a phrase Cassidy coined in May after Kimmel announced his newborn son underwent heart surgery for a birth defect.
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