Frank Buck announces candidacy for state bench in Jefferson Parish
Frank Buck announces his candidacy for the 24th Judicial District Court's Division O seat, at the Jefferson Parish Courthouse in Gretna.
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Friday Jul 11
A year after historic election, Mayor Belinda Constant bringing momentum to Gretna, colleagues say
When Belinda Constant took the oath as mayor of Gretna a year ago, she became the first woman in the city's 100-year history to serve as chief executive.
Friday Jul 11
Jefferson Parish arrest reports, July 7-9
Ryan James Ashley, 26, 605 Bath St., Metairie, was arrested in the 300 block of Orion Street in Metairie and booked with DWI-second arrest.
Friday Jul 11
German center in Gretna honors longtime member, retired owner of gun shop
Friends of the German-American Cultural Center hosted a party and invited other local organizations to honor Chris Ziifle for her service in their respective entities and for her retirement after 66 years as the owner of the Gretna Gun Works.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
2 men arrested for alleged crab violations
Agents says 45-year-old Jesse James Gainey, of Marrero, and 50-year-old Clayton Palmasano, of Gretna, were arrested Wednesday for allegedly removing the contents of crab traps, failing to mark crab traps and theft of crab traps.
Gretna finance director to assume additional duties as tax collector
Gretna Finance Director Raylyn Stevens has new duties added to her role as the city's budget chief.
Suspect wanted in murder of 16-year-old Marrero boy says he is not guilty; second suspect booked with being an accessory
Joharri Walker, 19, of Marrero, wanted for second-degree murder in the shooting death of Stefan Johnson, 16. Johnson, of Marrero, surrendered to Jefferson Parish authorities on Thursday afternoon.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Dennis Persica: Gentrication hits New Orleans neighborhoods
On the positive side, as the word implies, gentrification brings into neighborhoods people who are financially better off than those already living there.
Should electronic signs be allowed along Kenner streets?
What type of signs should be allowed in Kenner? City Council votes on July 10 on whether to invoke a moratorium on electronic signs, until new regulations are in place to address the signage.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
N.O.-area tank farm company bought for $1 billion
Macquarie Infrastructure Co. LLC will buy the remaining half of New Orleans-based International-Matex Tank Terminals under a $1 billion cash-and-stock deal.
Jefferson Parish prosecutors charge duo in murder plot to eliminate witness
Jefferson Parish prosecutors on Monday charged two former Metairie residents in a plot to hire someone to kill a witness who was cooperating with detectives in a narcotics investigation that targeted their activities.
Gretna inmate at hearing on obscenity charge rebooked with masturbating during court
Elgin Harvey, 28, is accused of masturbating during a court hearing to set bond after his arrest on an earlier obscenity arrest, authorities said.
Bourbon Street shooting: Arrest warrant says witness identified suspected shooter
A "known witness" to the Bourbon Street shooting that killed one woman and injured nine other victims last week apparently provided the crucial interview with police that led to the arrest of Trung T. "Joe" Le, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Inoculation Project 7/6/14: Worms and Measurement Centers
The Inoculation Project , founded in 2009 by hyperbolic pants explosion , is a group of Kossacks who gather weekly to combat the anti-science push in conservative America by providing direct funding to science and math projects in red state classrooms.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Jefferson Parish arrest reports, July 1-2
Dannie Conner Jr., 29, 2607 Casa Calva St., New Orleans, was arrested at Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna and booked with illegal use of a weapon, aggravated criminal damage to property, aggravated flight from an officer, reckless operation of a vehicle, driving with a suspended license, possession of pyrotechnics and felony illegally ... (more)
Sex offender's 3-year prison sentence for failing to register not excessive, appeals court finds
Carlo Muth, 39, is serving a three-year prison sentencing for failing to register as a sex offender in Jefferson Parish.
Pelican Coast menswear made in New Orleans
Pelican Coast Clothing Co. offers a crisp, coastal/preppy/fun-loving look for men.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Bourbon Street shooting 'person of interest' interviewed by ...
New Orleans police on Wednesday identified Justin Odom, 20, as a 'person of interest' with regard to last weekend's Bourbon Street shootings.
Jefferson Parish prosecutors charge Harvey man who led police on car chase
Jefferson Parish prosecutors on Wednesday filed charges against a Harvey man accused of leading police on a car chase through Gretna , Terrytown and Algiers.
Tickets are almost sold out to meet Kidd Kraddick cast in Gretna
Tickets are almost sold out to meet "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" show stars Big Al, Jenna Owens, J-Si and Kellie Rasberry, who will attend the fourth annual Kidd's Kids Golf Tourney and Family Event on July 19 at Timberlane Country Club in Gretna.