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Things around Uptown, the French Quarter and Metairie too a decided turn for the green this weekend with several St. Patrick's Day events and parades.
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The rain stopped in time Sunday for the St. Patrick's Parade Committee of Jefferson's 44th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Old Metairie.
Grey skies didn't keep the Irish from revelry in their homeland, and they didn't stop the Irish in the New Orleans area either.
The city overspent by more than $78,500 in 2013, but officials maneuvered money from various accounts to avoid a deficit and increase its overall fund balance at year's end.
Judon McCann, 24, of Metairie, is accused of burglarizing a home in the 6200 block of Riverside Drive in Metairie on March 8. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives have obtained a warrant for his arrest.
State Sen. Conral Appel, R-Metairie , listens to testimony during the Senate Education Committee he chairs on Wednesday .
Attorneys representing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East have created a "timeline" containing links to documents that they contend show energy companies were aware of the federal and state laws and regulations they were violating in allowing wetlands damages, agency and industry reports outlining the industry's role in that ... (more)
The Save-An-Angel foundation's Mardi Gras bead recycling program has collected and sold over a ton of beads to benefit needy animals in Louisiana and seeks to hit new records with collections from Mardi Gras 2014.
Would you rather catch a pair of beads or capture a photo of Mardi Gras Indians? Two St. Patrick's Day parades roll, in Metairie and Slidell, and Uptown Mardi Gras Indians celebrate Super Sunday.
The New Orleans Saints will spend part of this year's NFL training camp at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia.
Jefferson Parish's St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday will cause road closures in Metairie along West Napoleon and Severn Avenues, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The closures are necessary to move floats for the parade, according to a parish press release.
"Purim in the Far East" will be presented March 16, with the reading of the Megillah, the Hebrew word for the Book of Esther, at 5 p.m., and a party at 5:30 p.m. at Chabad Jewish Center, 4141 W. Esplanade Ave. Metairie.
Robert Bowles, 41, 701 Melody Court, Metairie, was arrested at Jefferson Highway and Arnoult Road in Jefferson and booked with DWI-third arrest, following too closely and driving with a suspended license.
With raised voices, angry epithats and stabbing fingers, one state regulator accused another Wednesday of trying to keep secret efforts to lowball a fine that would settle alleged violations of a campaign contributor.
Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson and Ashton Miller Robinson, the grandson of the late Police Chief B.H. Miller Jr. and great-grandson of the late B.H. Miller Sr., prepares for the coin toss.