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A Jean Lafitte employee misappropriated $23,000 from the fund for traffic fines and regulatory licenses during a 28-month period, according to an audit released Monday .
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Gary Workman, 57, an Alabama native who moved to Metairie in 2011, was sentenced Monday to 45 years in prison.
6 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans
Forty years after a rent dispute first moved Morning Call from the French Quarter to Metairie, the spot famous for its caf au lait and beignets is moving again, leaving its Metairie location this summer.
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The Brother Martin High School marching band performs in the Caesar parade on Feb. 22, 2014, as part of "Rhythm on the Route," Metairie's first-ever Mardi Gras marching band competition.
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East Jefferson residents wishing to visit a St. Joseph's Day altar March 19 have several choices.
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They began sharing stories of their childhood memories of Bucktown, even before everyone had arrived, or taken their seats.
Kenner Police say the crash happened around 4:40 a. m. at the intersection of Clay Street and Airline Drive.
New Orleans geographer Richard Campanella will discuss his new history of Bourbon Street, March 13, 6 p.m.,at Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. New Orleans readers don't have to wait for the Tennessee Williams Festival to gauge the strength of the local book scene.
William Starr, 51, 1135 E Avenue, Westwego, was arrested at Jefferson Highway and H Avenue in Westwego and booked with hit and run, driving with a suspended license and no insurance.
Henry Bruer Jr., of Reserve, was booked with manslaughter in the July 3, 2013, death of Dondrell Cage Jr., of New Orleans.
Much of the rest of the world, when thinking about New Orleans and its food, will tend to focus around gumbo, jambalaya, and red beans and rice.
It's been the center of a contentious legal battle in Jefferson Parish for years, but neighbors and developers agreed Thursday on the future of the Tolmas Tract, the parish's largest piece of open land that fronts Veterans Boulevard.
Robbie Manard of Metairie, catches air while kite boarding in 15 to 20 mph north on Lake Pontchartrain winds between the Bonnabel Boat Launch and the Bucktown Harbor Thursday, March 6, 2014.
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