Former federal prosecutor blames medication for internet comments As the WDSU I-Team first reported in May, Perricone and former First Assistant U.S. Attorney Jan Mann both surrendered their privileges to practice law in the New Orleans-based section of federal court. The chief judge in the Baton Rouge-based district had ... 08/8/2014 - 12:04 pm | View Link
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Federal attorney in La. resigns WASHINGTON - The top federal prosecutor in New Orleans, the longest-serving U.S. attorney in the country, resigned Thursday amid an investigation into possible prosecutorial misconduct by two of his top deputies. Jim Letten, the U.S. attorney for the ... 12/8/2012 - 9:40 am | View Link
Veteran federal lawyer resigns NEW ORLEANS - In a brief but passionate statement ... as well as those of another senior prosecutor, Sal Perricone, who quit in March. The exposure of Mann, months after Letten's avowals that Perricone had acted alone, raised doubts about the effectiveness ... 12/6/2012 - 7:17 pm | View Link
Federal prosecutor in New Orleans resigns amid investigation Jim Letten, who became the face of probity and incorruptibility in New Orleans, resigned as the federal prosecuting attorney amid a scandal involving top deputies who used the Internet to post anonymous criticisms of judges and cases. Letten announced his ... 12/6/2012 - 11:26 am | View Link
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine to fight complex infections in the abdomen and urinary tract, the fourth antibiotic the agency has approved since May.
Zerbaxa is approved to treat bacteria that can cause life-threatening infectious diseases, including food-borne illness due to E. coli.
The approval of Zerbaxa on Friday is the second antibiotic approval this year for Cubist Pharmaceuticals, a drugmaker focused on antibiotics.