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Severe thunderstorm warning for Jefferson, Plaquemines parishes until 5:15 p.m. Friday
A bolt of lightning accompanying a severe thunderstorm hits the West Bank beyond the Huey P. Long Bridge on Friday afternoon, July 11, 2014.
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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.
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Starving dog left tethered after tenant evicted, Jefferson Parish shelter reports
The Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter is taking care of 'Minera,' a dog left tethered after its owner was evicted.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
JPSO looking for suspect in theft from Harvey cell phone store
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying the above pictured suspect who is accused of stealing two cell phones from a Harvey store on Tuesday morning .
Fourth Street Bridge in Harvey closed for emergency repairs
The Fourth Street Bridge over the Harvey Canal is closed Thursday, July 10 until 3 p.m. for emergency repairs, transportation officials say.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo starts party with Thursday's poster unveiling
Though two weeks away, the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo kicks off the party Thursday with the unveiling of its official poster.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Suspect in Harvey armed robbery fired shot at victim, JPSO says
Dernard Harris, 24, of Harvey, was arrested and booked in connection with a July 3 armed robbery in Harvey, authorities said.
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Sheriff: Man holds up worker at construction site
HARVEY, La. A 24-year-old man robbed a construction worker at gunpoint and then fired at the victim during his getaway attempt Thursday morning on Manhattan Blvd., according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.
Amid some dissent, Woodmere Elementary to become Jefferson Parish's first turn-around charter school
At a meeting as filled with fireworks as the holiday it preceded, the Jefferson Parish School Board approved an agreement for its first turn-around charter school.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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As families gather for the Fourth of July weekend, the American holiday often accompanied by beer, barbecue and booming fireworks, state and medical officials stressed that people should celebrate safely.
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.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Essence Fest 2014 stages free 'Family Day' music and culture fest in New Orleans, July 3
Trace Williams, 10, shows off his Michael Jackson dance moves as Steve Harvey looks on during the Essence Festival's first-ever Family Reunion Day at Woldenberg Park in New Orleans Thursday, July 4, 2013.
Jefferson Parish School Board to consider first turn-around charter school
Jefferson Parish public school officials are poised to approve a contract for their first turn-around charter school.
New Orleans man in custody after Tuesday morning chase down West Bank Expressway
A Gretna Police officer who spotted a gunman firing at another man in the 1100 block of Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey Tuesday morning arrested the suspect after a brief car chase down the West Bank Expressway, authorities said.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
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Man dies after being shot several times in Harvey
A man was shot and killed in the 1000 block of Inca Drive in Harvey Friday night.
Male dead in Harvey shooting: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office
Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting on the 1000 block of Inca Drive in Harvey.
Boater who died in Lake Pontchartrain accident Thursday was hardworking business owner, father
Clyde Naquin Jr., 54, of Marrero, was pronounced dead shorty after he was rescued from his sunken boat on Lake Pontchartrain on Thursday .
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Terrytown teenager pleads guilty, gets 20 years in Harvey bar fight slaying
Jorge Castro-Rodriguez, 19, a Honduran teenager who lived in Terrytown, pleaded guilty Tuesday to manslaughter in the July death of Ricardo Sosa, 22, outside a Harvey bar.