sal perricone http://wwno.org en Police Union: Prosecutor's Posts Taint Reforms http://wwno.org/post/police-union-prosecutors-posts-taint-reforms <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A group representing rank-and-file New Orleans police officers says a scandal spawned by a federal prosecutor's anonymous posts on a newspaper's website has poisoned a sweeping agreement to clean up the city's troubled police department.</p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26342 at http://wwno.org Mayor Landrieu Supports Prosecutor's Resignation http://wwno.org/post/mayor-landrieu-supports-prosecutors-resignation <p>New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the resignation of longtime federal prosecutor Sal Perricone&nbsp;over anonymous and scathing website postings is justified by the facts of the case.</p><p>&ldquo;I think Sal evidently has a very serious problem. And I think that some of the things that he has said and the way that he has done it has posed, you know, a huge problem that we have to work through. The US Attorney and the Justice Department said they&rsquo;re going to do a full and thorough investigation. I take them at their word that they&rsquo;re going to do that.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 7369 at http://wwno.org Federal Prosecutor Resigns After Posting Online Comments http://wwno.org/post/federal-prosecutor-resigns-after-posting-online-comments <p>The federal prosecutor who posted anonymous online comments about cases he was handling is no longer with the U.S. Attorney&rsquo;s office.&nbsp; Sal Perricone has resigned.</p><p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 21:47:06 +0000 Eileen Fleming 7363 at http://wwno.org