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Marrero, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Marrero, LA include 70072, and 70073. The median home price in Marrero is $134,900 which is roughly $91/per square foot. More Marrero information.

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22 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Convicted killer in Harvey arson has sentencing postponed

Cyrus Casby, then 19, is escorted in 2004 by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives after his arrest for killing three generations of the Carto family in a stabbing and arson spree in Harvey.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

NOLA.com

JPSO drone buzzes over crime scene as more departments mull their use in police work

As Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office homicide detectives scoured the Marrero intersection where a gunman had earlier opened fire , a small quadcopter hummed overheard, snapping photographs of the yellow evidence markers that indicated recovered shell casings.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Wild hogs damaging hurricane protection system

The issue led the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West to seek the help of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office to control the swelling population, using off-duty sharpshooter's, who would work four-to-five hours shifts.

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NOLA.com

West Jefferson animal shelter close to funding goal, seeking approval for construction...

A rendering of the $10.65 million animal shelter, planned for a location at Peters Road and Lapalco Boulevard.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

NOLA.com

For compensation, former Death Row inmate Damon Thibodeaux must prove innocence, state reiterates

New Orleans attorney Herbert Larson discusses his view of the roadblocks that the attorney general's office has placed in his client Damon Thibodeaux's attempts to have a judge order the state of Louisiana to financially compensate him for the 16 years he spent in prison based on what he says was a false confession to raping and killing 14-year-old ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish small claims judge Patrick DeJean says office...

The question of who owns the property in Louisiana's small claims courts is at the heart of a lawsuit targeting Jefferson Parish 's 2nd Justice Court in Marrero.

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NOLA.com

Michael O'Brien enters 2015 Jefferson Parish Council 2nd District race

Businessman Michael O'Brien has announced his run for the Jefferson Parish Council's 2nd District on a billboard in Elmwood.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Advocate

Celebrating the Pi a Colada

Puerto Rico's Caribe Hilton is sharing what it says is the original PiA a Colada, Puerto Rico's official drink.

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NOLA.com

Inquiry into swamp tour guide Lance Lacrosse's alligator adventure is wrapping up

Tour guide Lance Lacrosse was captured on video playing and feeding an alligator during a swamp tour in May. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the video for possible violation of a parish ordinance prohibiting the feeding of alligators.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Justice of the peace used office to secure $54,000 in loans

The suit seeks immediate repayment by Second District Justice of the Peace Patrick Hale DeJean, who serves a Westbank constituency from his office in Marrero.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Friends, family remember slain Marrero teen during vigil

The knock on the door of Quentella Johnson's home last week should have been 16-year-old Stefan Johnson coming home -- as promised -- in time for his doctor's appointment.

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NOLA.com

Prayer vigil to be held Tuesday night for 16-year-old Marrero murder victim Stefan Johnson

Relatives and friends of Stefan Johnson, 16, will hold a prayer vigil in honor of the murdered John Ehret High School student Tuesday night at Pleasant Palace, 909 Garden Road, Marrero.

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NOLA.com

Former Death Row inmate Damon Thibodeaux's attorneys argue compensation from state is due

Just days before they're expected to appear before a Jefferson Parish judge , attorneys for a former Marrero resident who spent 15 years on Death Row based on a confession that's since been deemed false continued Tuesday accusing the state of erecting unrealistic barriers in his attempt for compensation.

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The Times-Picayune

Jefferson Council on Aging seeks input at public meetings

To receive input and learn about senior community needs, Jefferson Council on Aging will hold community meetings, one on July 16 at the Harahan Senior Center and July 23 at the Marrero Senior Center .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

NOLA.com

Convicted Harvey arson killer mentally competent for sentencing, judge rules

Cyrus Casby, then 19, is escorted in 2004 Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives Jeffrey Rodrigue, left, and Lt.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Orleans Parish Prison deaths: Kerry Washington family

Kerry Washington's wife, Cheryl, holds onto a large portrait of the family back in happier times.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Times-Picayune

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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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Drone use by police picking up popularity

It's technology that is getting more popular by the day -- the use of drones. And police are beginning to use them to assist in investigations.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

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.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Suspect in teen's killing in Marrero arrested

OFFICIALS HAVE ARRESTED THE SUSPECTED SHOOTER.. IN THE MURDER OF A MARRERO TEENAGER..

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