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Parents: Prom dresses too sexy
Brittany Minder was sent home from the 2013 Central Kitsap High School prom in Silverdale, Washington, because her dress did not cover her cleavage.
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Marrero man admits killing toddler, trying to kill mother, gets 90 years in prison
Timmie Reed, 36, of Marrero, was sentenced Wednesday to 90 years in prison, after he pleaded guilty in the Feb. 12, 2013, death of 3-year-old Desmond Brown, and the attempted murder of his mother Lakisha Brown.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Lapalco Bridge malfunction snarls midday traffic for over an hour
A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputy directs traffic after the Lapalco Bridge over the Harvey Canal broke down midday Tuesday, snarling traffic.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
New Orleans should get rid of its "domicile rule": James Varney
So the City Council votes to suspend the anti-American notion it can dictate where someone lives, and former Mayor Marc Morial wades in with criticism.
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New Lafayette Dairy Queen sets records
The numbers are in, and it's official: Lafayette missed Dairy Queen when it was gone.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Body in Mississipi River identified as Denham Springs woman
The body of a woman who washed up early Thursday at a marine terminal in Convent has been identified as a 42-year-old Denham Springs woman who jumped off one of the Mississippi River bridges early Tuesday in West Baton Rouge Parish.
Mount Carmel Academy announces West Bank honor roll
Mount Carmel Academy has announced its West Bank honor roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Wine ice cream gets cold shoulder
"Part of me's saying there's much ado about nothing. But another part of me, when I see on the label 'BuzzBar,' that kind of gives me some concern," state Rep. Patrick Connick, R-Marrero, said.
Bid to allow wine ice cream in La. runs into snag
"Part of me says much to do about nothing. The other part of me sees the word 'buzz' on it," said state Rep. Patrick Connick, R-Marrero.
Marrero man convicted of attempted murder for shooting rival six times
Larry McClure, 33, of Marrero, was convicted Thursday of attempted second-degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm, for shooting a man six times in Harvey four years ago.
Gretna man convicted of brutally raping, beating Marrero prostitute
Terrence Payne, 24, of Gretna, was convicted late Wednesday , of forcible rape and attempted manslaughter.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Self-styled 'hero' of Marrero store fire faces trial for arson
Watching last year as Jefferson Parish firefighters fought a blaze that destroyed a Dollar General store in Marrero , Frederick Clark heroically boasted to a local television news reporter that he searched the burning building in warning customers to flee.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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Advocates remember 43 Louisiana children lost to abuse, neglect in 2013
GRETNA, La. On Tuesday night, dozens of people gathered to light 43 candles. Each represented a prayer for the 43 children lost to child abuse or neglect in Louisiana in the fiscal year 2013, which ran from June 2012 through July 2013.
House backs bill against cigarette butt littering
Smoking in your car? Lawmakers want you to use your ashtray, not the highway to dispose of those cigarette butts.
Cigarette butts are litter, says Louisiana House: Snapshot
Tossing your cigarette butts on the ground or out your car window could subject you to a fine and community service, under a bill passed by the Louisiana House on Monday, April 7, 2014.
Gretna Historical Society explores history of education for black children in the city
Councilman Milton Crosby was guest speaker at a recent Gretna Historical Society meeting, where he talked about education for black children in Gretna.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Perino's Boiling Pot
Perino's Boiling Pot in Harvey - not to be confused with Sam Perino's Seafood & Deli in Marrero, which has the same owner - begins with a scrappy bar that leads to a room filled with tables big enough to hold entire softball teams.