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Tue Apr 22, 2014
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Star Tulane football recruit charged with rape
A recently enrolled Tulane University student who is regarded as one of the top newcomers to the Green Wave football team has been charged with rape, the WDSU I-Team has learned.
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School Choice Program 'excelling,' parents and advocates say
Louisiana's School Choice Program has been criticized on allegations of allocating public money to private schools and on accusations of a lack of accountability to taxpayers.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
An artista s sumptuous book of bunnies, just in time for Easter
Anyone old enough to remember the Easter bunnies at Scheinuk the Florist's on St. Charles Avenue every spring can recall the experience of standing outside the bunny enclosure, watching the rabbits as they slept or hopped or sat perfectly still.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Sheriff Newell Normand's summer band camp coming up
Sheriff Newell Normand will host the fifth annual Musicians Summer Band Camp this summer at the sheriff's West Bank complex, located at 1233 West Bank Expressway, Building E, Harvey.
Portion of Brown Avenue in Harvey to close for one month starting next week
Brown Avenue in Harvey will close between the West Bank Expressway and Wilmer Garrison Street for one month starting Monday.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Critics say money for Crescent City Connection building roof should...
The Crescent City Connection police and maintenance building is getting a $410,000 roof replacement.
Marrero author celebrates publication of her books about her niece, nephew
Marrero author Dionne Nichols and book characters Rontez Hall and Ariel Henry display books during the book signing event at the West Bank Regional Library on Manhattan Boulevard.
Jefferson Parish arrest reports, April 14-15
Elvis Bradley, 56, 2201 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, was arrested in the 4100 block of Peters Road in Harvey and booked with theft valued at $1,500.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
West Bank Art Guild taking entries for children's art show
The West Bank Art Guild is sponsoring its annual Young Artists Exhibit at the West Bank Regional Library on Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey from April 26-May 3. Registration is April 26 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. only.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Lapalco Bridge malfunction snarls midday traffic for over an hour
A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputy directs traffic after the Lapalco Bridge over the Harvey Canal broke down midday Tuesday, snarling traffic.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Sovereign citizens back in the news with arrest of Harvey man
The sovereign citizen movement is back in the local news for the first time since 2012, with the arrest of a Harvey man accused of scheming to defraud his former employer and several officials in Jefferson Parish of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Harvey 'sovereign citizen' charged in scheme to extort millions from employer, Westwego officials
A Harvey man who purports to be a "sovereign citizen" immune from local, state and federal law has been arrested on federal terrorism charges.
Harvey man fatally shot Thursday night
A Harvey man is dead after being shot multiple times Thursday night in the 1500 block of Esther Street.
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Harvey man dies after being shot multiple times on Esther Street
According to police, late Thursday night officers responded to reports of gunshots in the 1500 block of Esther Street in Harvey.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Commuter life provides challenges, opportunities for growth
All throughout high school, I planned on living on campus in a residential hall to get the "full college experience."
Bill would name the Bible as Louisiana state book
Lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book, despite concerns the bill would land the Legislature in court.
Marrero man convicted of attempted murder for shooting rival six times
Larry McClure, 33, of Marrero, was convicted Thursday of attempted second-degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm, for shooting a man six times in Harvey four years ago.
Harvey man indicted in shooting death of Terrytown rapper
Devin Bonilla, 24, of Harvey, was indicted by a grand jury Thursday , in the Jan. 18, shooting death of Bowie Richard, 21, of Terrytown.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
JPSO deputies discover 59 phony credit cards during traffic stop
Shawn Lee, left, and Raeshon Every were booked with multiple counts of monetary instrument abuse after authorities found 59 counterfeit credit cards in their vehicle, according to arrest reports.