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The act of buckling up, studies have shown, remains the most effective means of preventing injury and death in an automobile crash.
Tuesday May 21
Secrecy still surrounds Deepwater Horizon oil spill cleanup: Please...
Editor's Note: In 2010, Katie Oxford filed a series of riveting columns from the heart of the Gulf oil spill disaster.
Tue May 14, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
Shrimpers optimistic over new season
Shrimp season opened Monday morning, and fishermen headed into state waters with a certain amount of optimism following years of dismal catches.
Annual Head Start graduation at the Alario Center in Westwego adorable as always
Family and friends filled the Alario Center in Westwego on May 10 for the Jefferson Community Action Programs Head Start graduation.
Mon May 13, 2013
Attorney general won't commit to defending ticketed red snapper anglers
Capt. Vernon Ledoux caught this large red snapper last summer off the coast of Grand Isle during the federal season.
Fri May 10, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
Woman claims 'outsider' status made her a beating victim
GRAND ISLE, La. It is a small island where the population explodes in the summer: Grand isle.
Sat May 04, 2013
Jefferson Parish property tax for water service defeated
Jefferson Parish voters defeated an $11.1 million property tax that undergirds capital investment in the water system for unincorporated areas, Grand Isle , Harahan , Jean Lafitte and Kenner .
Fri May 03, 2013
Hilary Landry campaign broke judicial rules in race for Jefferson Parish judge, committee says
A Louisiana Supreme Court committee found Friday that Hilary Landry, who is seeking election Saturday to a Jefferson Parish judgeship , broke the rules that govern judges and judicial candidates' ethical behavior in at least two attack pieces her campaign has used against her opponent Scott Schlegel in recent weeks.
Thu May 02, 2013
Crescent City Connection bridge toll opponents make 11th hour push to get out the vote
I can't sugar coat it. There are lies being told to trick people into voting for these tolls." - Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser With voters in three parishes scheduled to vote Saturday on whether to renew Crescent City Connection bridge tolls another 20 years, opponents on Thursday made an eleventh-hour push against the so-called ... (more)
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Jefferson Parish Assessor Tom Capella says tax renewals on May 4 ballot would raise 2013 bills
Jefferson Parish Assessor Tom Capella sent a letter to parish property owners indicating three tax renewals on the May 4 ballot would result in higher 2013 tax bills if approved.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Tornado warnings in effect for southernmost Jefferson Parish and...
Tornado warnings remain in effect until 1:15 p.m. for eastern southeastern Jefferson and southeastern Lafourche parishes, and for west central St.