1 hr ago
WWL-TV New Orleans
West Bank church robberies may be connected, deputies say
It's a place where people should feel safe. But a series of recent church burglaries on the West Bank has parishioners on edge.
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7 hrs ago
Connick: Crescent City Connection toll credits should be used for West Bank traffic mitigation
Crescent City Connection toll credits, which total $26 million, should be used for projects to ease traffic congestion that affect the West Bank, according to state Rep. Pat Connick, R-Harvey.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Gov. Bobby Jindal coming to West Bank for annual business luncheon
Gov. Bobby Jindal will address area business representatives and leaders at the 27th annual West Bank Governor's Luncheon on March 28 at 11:30 a.m. The event will be held at The Four Columns in Harvey, 3711 West Bank Expressway.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Renewal rules to change for state-authorized charter schools
Louisiana would raise the standards for state-authorized charter schools to stay in business, under rules that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education adopted in committee Thursday.
Marrero teenager who shot 2-year-old in the face sentenced to 60 years in prison
Carl Baham, 19, was sentenced Thursday to 60 years in prison, for shooting at a presumed rival in a Harvey neighborhood last year but striking that man's 2-year-old son in the face instead.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
A year without tolls: CCC congestion eases in morning, remains bad in afternoon
After an arduous day at Harriet Tubman Charter School in Algiers, some students and staff face yet another challenge: gridlock along the Crescent City Connection corridor.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Beaten woman found dead in Crown Point waterway had difficult life, friend says
Tracy Eskine, 48, in an undated photo. Eskine was found dead Saturday in the Intracoastal Waterway near Glisson Park in Crown Point.
Harvey woman is accused of helping her escaped inmate brother
Brittany Tripp, left, of Harvey, was arrested after authorities say she sheltered her brother, Jeffery Cruz, right, an inmate who escaped from the LaSalle Parish Correctional Facility in Urania, La., on Saturday Cruz has since been apprehended.
Helen Cox High School teacher receives history award
A teacher at Helen Cox High School has been named a Behring Teacher Ambassador for National History Day, which is an academic program designed to educate students about the historical, cultural and social importance of the past.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Marrero teenager convicted of shooting 2-year-old boy in his face
Carl Baham, 19, of Marrero, was convicted of attempted second-degree murder and two counts of illegal use of a firearm.
West Bank constable's work ethics come under scrutiny in television report
West Bank Constable Tony Thomassie's work ethics have come under scrutiny during an investigation by WVUE Fox 8 Reporter Lee Zurik.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Blood drive for 3-year-old with leukemia will be March 8 in Harvey
A blood drive for 3-year-old Daniel Wedge IV, who has leukemia, will be March 8. His parents are Danny and MIchelle Wedge.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
RHOA Phaedra Abandons Apollo? Atlanta Housewife & Husband Living Separate Lives
When Apollo Nida was arrested for fraud and identity theft last month, he insisted that his marriage had been unaffected by his legal issues, and that he and his wife, Phaedra Parks, would "never" split up.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Harvey code enforcement sweep results in 37 citations
Code enforcement officers wrote 37 citations during a sweep through a Harvey neighborhood, the Jefferson Parish government administration said.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Defunct spa stops selling bogus gift certificates after Eyewitness News report
Less than 24 hours after Eyewitness News broke a story about a defunct Harvey spa selling thousands of dollars in worthless gift certificates, the business has stopped accepting money for services it can't offer.
Harvey man accused of publicly pleasuring himself in parking lots, laundry room
Terrance Young, 35, of Harvey, was booked with three counts of obscenity. He is accused of masturbating in public.
Girl Scouts selling cookies with blinged-out wagons and mobile apps
From credit card readers and a cookie booth locator app, to adding "bling" to their cookie booths and holding a drawing for a year's worth of cookies, local Girl Scouts are pulling out all the stops during booth sales, Feb. 28 - March 16. Last year, Avondale Daisy Scout Victoria Hanke's festive wagon was declared the most blinged-out cookie sales ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Defunct Westbank spaps web site selling worthless gift certificates
Kathy Griffin was thrilled when her son gave her a $100 gift certificate to Spa Manhattan for Valentine's Day.
Harvey couple shot after answering door
Bullets holes and shattered glass on the front door of a home in the 1600 block of Pailet Avenue in Harvey.