In Jefferson Parish judicial race, voter challenges Angel Varnado's residency
A Waggaman woman on Friday sued judicial candidate Angel Varnado , challenging the former Jefferson Parish prosecutor's qualifications to run for state district judge.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Jefferson Parish School Board member sues election opponent to disqualify him from ballot
Etta Licciardi, a 10-year member of the Jefferson Parish School Board, filed a lawsuit Thursday to challenge the ballot qualifications of one of her three election opponents, i i Phillip Huskeyi i of Gretna.
Jefferson Parish ethics committee bans construction firm owned by husband of former official
From left, Jefferson Parish Councilwoman Cynthia Lee-Sheng, President John Young and Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Van Vrancken-Dwyer meet as the parish's Ethics, Audit and Compliance Committee.
Archbishop Shaw High School in Marrero introduces new online math program
Archbishop Shaw Director of Admissions Matthew Ducote, said that Shaw's mathematics staff and students are excited about the introduction of a new online mathematics supplement to their math department.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Fire heavily damages Westwego house, threatens second
One house was heavily damaged and wind-whipped flames threatened a second home in Westwego Wednesday morning.
The Band Perry to give away free concert to school with safest drivers
Academy of Our Lady in Marrero scored a free concert this year by pop star Sara Bareilles, and now schools have a shot at winning a free show by The Band Perry.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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Marrero woman arrested on child sex trafficking charges
MARRERO, La. A Marrero woman has been arrested on child sex trafficking charges, according to Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.
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Marrero woman accused of sex trafficking involving children
A Marrero woman is being held in the Jefferson Parish Prison this week on charges ranging from trafficking children for sexual purposes to promoting prostitution.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Jefferson Parish issues 50 citations in code enforcement sweep in Marrero
Jefferson Parish code enforcement officers wrote 53 citations in the latest round of quality of life sweeps in Marrero .
West Bank Catholics gather at Marrero church for synod
The Ninth General Synod in the Archdiocese of New Orleans has now been under way for a few months.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Jefferson Parish DA Paul Connick, slew of judges automatically re-elected
Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick Jr., was automatically re-elected to a fourth term Friday, when no opponents signed up to challenge him.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
All 9 Jefferson Parish School Board seats draw multiple candidates
Every Jefferson Parish School Board incumbent running for re-election Nov. 4 faces a challenger.
3rd defendant convicted of murdering Harvey handyman
A Port Allen man was convicted Friday for his role in the death of a Harvey handyman who was beaten and shot by intruders seeking $12,000 in his house.
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Coroner's office identifies man killed in Marrero home invasion
The Jefferson Parish coroner's office has identified man shot and killed in the bedroom of his Marrero home early Friday morning as Marlon Bennett, 38. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators say two men forced their way inside Bennett's home in the 2500 block of Oregon Drive around 2:15 a.m. and shot him once in the head.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Man killed in Friday morning shooting in Marrero
JEFFERSON PARISH DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING ANOTHER MURDER IN MARRERO. IT HAPPENED SHORTLY AFTER 2 THIS MORNING IN THE 25-HUNDRED BLOCK OF OREGON DRIVE.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Embattled Constable Tony Thomassie seeks re-election in Jefferson Parish
Antoine "Tony" Thomassie , the embattled West Jefferson constable whose work ethic has been questioned in recent news reports, filed papers Thursday to run for re-election.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Children waiting on school bus discover dead body
GRUSOME DISCOVERY. A MAN'S DEAD BODY ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD... AND IT'S POSSIBLE IT IT HAD BEEN THERE FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
Students waited for school bus near body of Marrero murder victim, neighbors say
Students headed to their bus stop at the corner of Carmadelle and Fourteenth streets in Marrero Thursday morning found themselves waiting in view of the body of an unidentified man who had been shot dead just a half-block away, neighbors said.