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Suspect in Lamarque Ford break-in repeatedly burglarized dealerships ...
Authorities have tied Jackie Williams, 49, to a string of car dealership burglaries in Kenner, Metairie and Harvey.
Tue May 21, 2013
Harvey's 4th Street Bridge to get $8 million overhaul, official says
Nearly a week after mechanical failure shut down the 4th Street Bridge in Harvey, state transportation officials are expected to announce Wednesday an $8 million rehab project for the 38-year-old span.
Mon May 20, 2013
Murder victim found in Harvey field
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of an unidentified man who was shot multiple times in Harvey Monday night.
4th Street Bridge in Harvey faces two-week closure, $8 million repairs
The 4th Street Bridge in Harvey will be closed at least two weeks to vehicular traffic.
More than 100 Girl Scouts from Gretna, Harvey advance to next rank
Family and friends of more than 100 Girl Scouts filled the cafeteria at Paul J. Solis Elementary School as the girls were honored during the 2013 Bridging Ceremony on May 17.
Sat May 18, 2013
Marrero teen, abused and abandoned as a child, perseveres to earn his high school diploma
Stephen Crawford first set foot in a classroom at the age of 8, shortly after his physically and emotionally abusive father punched him in the face and kicked him out of a car in the middle of a Metairie neighborhood.
Thu May 16, 2013
Two women booked in separate Harvey stabbings
Rachel Variste, left, and Jessica Honore, were arrested for allegedly stabbing other women in two separate incidents in Harvey.
Harvey quadruple murder defendant asks federal judge to suppress his confession
Cyrus Casby, then 19, is escorted in 2004 by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Detective Jeffrey Rodrigue, left, and Lt.
Mon May 13, 2013
Manhattan Boulevard corridor could benefit from special district, Jefferson Parish councilman says
The Jefferson Parish Council will consider Wednesday a special district that could make infrastructure improvements to Manhattan Boulevard.
Sun May 12, 2013
New Orleans area higher education briefs for May 13, 2013
Loyola University New Orleans honored four graduating students with its highest honor, the Ignatian Awards for Outstanding Senior and Graduate Students.
Fri May 10, 2013
Jefferson Parish jury convicts one man, acquits another in West Bank murder
Nakeith Sparkman, left, was convicted of second-degree murder by a Jefferson Parish jury Thursday night.
Fisher High School students already have college credits
Fisher High students and their teachers for a Southeastern Louisiana University English 101 dual enrollment class dressed for career day, depicting themselves as an artist, a trawler, a "Men in Black" operative, a dirt bike racer, a retiree, a body builder and a college student, Several Fisher High seniors have not yet graduated, but already have ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
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The search for Terrilynn Monette continued Monday as two local towing companies and a diver worked to pull several vehicles from Bayou St.
Landslide rejecting Crescent City Connection tolls built on momentum, observers say
Opponents of tolls on the Crescent City Connection were able to build on momentum after a judge called for a new election.
Fri May 03, 2013
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Adam Levine, rising pop star do Jazz Fest duet
You can't tell by looking at her, but as a baby, 6-year-old Rain came close to dying of congestive... Adam Levine performs with Maroon 5 at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 3, 2013.
Jefferson Parish begins work on submerged roads project in Harvey
Calling it another step toward improving the quality of life on the West Bank, Jefferson Parish officials have broken ground on project designed to fix streets flooded by Hurricane Katrina.
Thu May 02, 2013
Flash flood warning issued for New Orleans, Jefferson Parish until 5 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for New Orleans and northern Jefferson Parish, including Timberlane, Metairie, Marrero, Harvey and Avondale, until 5 p.m. Thursday.
Evelyn Whitney Singleton
Evelyn Whitney Singleton, 71, a native of Westwego and a resident of Morgan City, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at 9:10 p.m., at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.
Wed May 01, 2013
Westwego officials cleared of criminal wrongdoing in handling donated money
None of it's missing. It's all been accounted for. That's the bottom line." - Mayor Johnny Shaddinger, of $11,000 in donated money.