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After hearing two days of testimony and four doctors offer conflicting opinions on whether the alleged brain-damaged man knew right from wrong while in the grip of hard drugs , a Jefferson Parish jury is expected to decide Thursday whether Steven D. Carter is guilty of kidnapping a 7-year-old girl last year and raping her .
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks practices during an NFL rookie camp in Metairie, La., on May 17. Brandin Cooks has earned significant praise from New Orleans teammates since the Saints picked him 20th overall in May's NBA draft.
17 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Steven Carter, 30, of Kenner, faces spending the rest of his life if convicted as charged with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape, involving a 7-year-old girl who was abducted from her Fat City apartment on June 5, 2013.
HVS announced the opening of a hotel consulting and valuation services branch in New Orleans to serve a rising volume of hotel projects and a strong client contingent in the Gulf Coast market.
As planners seek to develop Fat City into a walkable neighborhood, lined with cafes and boutiques, the area has snagged on a problem: Where to park, so shoppers and diners may get there from around car-crazy Metairie ? Upon seeing our Thursday article about the parking headache , commenters chimed in with their own concerns.
Jefferson Parish prosecutors on Monday charged two former Metairie residents in a plot to hire someone to kill a witness who was cooperating with detectives in a narcotics investigation that targeted their activities.
Levee officials plan to question representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers Thursday on what the agency is doing about debris discovered in the earthen levee on the Jefferson Parish side of the 17th Street Canal .
Steven Carter, 30, of Kenner, is standing trial this week on charges of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape involving a 7-year-old Metairie girl.
The Rev. Jerry Bass, who served two decades as a chaplain and chaplain supervisor at University Hospital, now Interim LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans, will hold a book signing for his book "Katrina and the Need for Revival in the American Church" July 19 at Parkview Baptist Church, 6301 Camphor St., Metairie.
Fireworks light up the sky during the Uncle Sam Jam at Lafreniere Park in Metairie Thursday, July 3, 2014.
"When Barbara questioned her about this, Carrie fiercely declared that a 'fledge' was a very serious promise, and that since she didn't understand one word of what was being said, she wasn't going to be 'fledging.'
An American flag flying at a home in Metairie. The national flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag, consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton bearing fifty small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars ... (more)
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Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 09:05 pm
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