Tuesday, June 18 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-06-18 21:12:52 GMT
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on theMore >>
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on the girl, even after she told him that she was in pain.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-06-18 20:10:44 GMT
WWL-TV reports there has been a possible explosion in Washington Parish early Tuesday morning. The station stated on its website officials are on their way to the town of Isabel to investigate. According toMore >>
There was a gas line explosion early Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal. The gas fire is out, but trees in the area are still burning. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-06-18 14:36:47 GMT
Louisiana State Police reports I-10 East is closed at Whiskey Bay on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge due to multiple crashes. Traffic on I-10 East is being diverted onto I-49 North.Drivers trying to get toMore >>
Louisiana State Police said I-10 East was closed for a while Tuesday morning due to multiple crashes near Whiskey Bay on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:18 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:18:50 GMT
A man accused of stealing air conditioners was arrested on theft and drug charges Monday. Johnny Williams Jr., 34, of Hammond, faces charges of felony theft and possession of marijuana. The Tangipahoa ParishMore >>
A man accused of stealing air conditioners was arrested on theft and drug charges Monday. Witnesses said they saw him take the units. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:37:41 GMT
Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected rapist. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reported Justo Venegas, 31, is wanted on a charge of forcible rape. Chief DeputyMore >>
Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected rapist. He is wanted for forcible rape involving a girl. More >>
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Even after Manti Te'o was informed by the woman who played the voice of his fictitious girlfriend that her death was a hoax, she tried to rekindle their romance with another hoax.
The voice of Lennay Kekua told Te'o over the phone that she had to fake her own death a few months earlier in an effort to hide from drug dealers, Hawaii News Now has confirmed.
The Athletic Director for Notre Dame, Jack Swarbrick, revealed during a press conference Wednesday, Jan. 16., that a second hoax was attempted even after the first hoax was revealed. "Everything here had a story," Swarbrick said. "There was another story to explain what happened and to restart the relationship. And I'm not going to go into details of that, Manti can. But the next phase of the hoax was played out. Here's why we did what we did, and now here we are back. Still in character."
Sources tell Hawaii News Now's Mike Cherry that when the caller tried scam Te'o again, he had the caller send a photo to him with a date stamp, but his suspicions never waned.
The woman has not yet been identified, but many published reports point to Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, a 22-year-old man who is heavily involved with his church, as the person behind the Lennay Kekua character online. A reporter for ESPN said Friday that Tuiasosopo came clean in December and tearfully admitted to a friend that he had hoaxed the La'ie native and Punahou graduate.
Hawaii News Now spoke with Te'o's mother Friday. She said Te'o and his family are not yet ready to speak publicly, but they are working on something to be released. She gave no timeline for when that will happen.