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Can't afford school supplies? Get them free on the West Bank
If you're having a hard time coming up with the cash to buy all your children's school supplies, a number of West Bank churches are giving away pens, crayons, notebooks and other necessities at events this weekend and next.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Marrero man short on rent charged in court after fabricating robbery story
Jefferson Parish prosecutors have charged David J. Garcia, 45, of Marrero, with false swearing for purpose of violating public health or safety.
Convicted Harvey arsonist killer seeks $8.4 million in lawsuit against detectives, witness
Cyrus Casby, then 19, is escorted in 2004 by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives in November 2004, when he was booked with killing four people in a Harvey apartment, including his 19-month-old daughter.
Marrero woman and friends bring help to hundreds of homeless, elderly
Thelma Pigford and friends Patricia Tauzin, Doris Pete, Marie Lee, Delores Hellwig, Sandra Pitre, and Peggy Guccione gather at the Marrero Lion's Club to make "Care -Towel" packets for those who need a little TLC.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Marrero family warning other parents after weekend dog attack
A Marrero girl is recovering after being attacked by what her family says was a pit bull over the weekend.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Cafe Hope in Marrero helps propel young cook to job at Besh Steakhouse
Loriel Brown, 21, Harvey, got her second job in the restaurant business after graduating from Cafe' Hope in 2012.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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 .