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Connick, judicial incumbents qualify in Jefferson Parish races
Four candidates have tossed their hats into the ring to run for two open seats on the 24th Judicial District Court on Nov. 4. Also formally declaring his bid for re-election was Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick Jr., a Metairie Democrat.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Jpas to Open 37th Season with Blueberry Hill, 9/12
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be opening their 37th Season with an original New Orleans Jukebox Musical, Blueberry Hill.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Two teens indicted with murder in Gretna cabbie death
A Jefferson Parish grand jury has charged two teenagers in the death of a taxi driver who was shot while in the driver's seat of his cab in Gretna .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ex-Redflex Traffic executive, 2 others indicted in Chicago corruption scheme over red-light cameras, newspaper reports
A former Redflex Traffic Systems executive and two others have been indicted in a $2 million corruption scheme in Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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Gretna City Council to take up controversial coal train proposal
A large turnout is expected at Gretna City Council meeting, which will discuss a controversial proposal that could bring allow mile-long trains full of uncovered coal to the historic city.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Tank cars derail in Westwego
Emergency personnel and railroad officials investigate the scene after a tank car derailed along River Road near Seven Oaks Blvd. in Westwego, Monday, August 11, 2014.
Westwego City Council closes grocery after police seize synthetic marijuana
Attorney Gerald DeSalvo speaks to the Westwego City Council Monday night , on behalf of his client Valerie Doanloan Pham, owner of Westego Grocery Store at 1215 Avenue H. Her husband, Truc Pham, was arrested in June, accused of selling synthetic marijuana from the business.
Kenner man convicted of killing Westwego rapper
A Kenner man who escaped a murder charge 2003 faces spending the rest of his life in prison for killing an aspiring rapper from Westwego two years ago.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Jpas & The Allways Theatre Present the Fourposter, Now thru 8/17
JPAS & The Allways Theatre present The Fourposter from today, August 8 to 17. The production will run at Teatro Wego!, 177 Sala Ave. Westwego, LA.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Westwego High School's Class of 1954 reminisces at 60th reunion
Members of the Westwego High School Class of 1954 gathered for their 60th reunion on June 29 at the TPC Louisiana Gulf Clubhouse.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Coalition seeks more public input on Plaquemines Parish coal export facility
"No Coal Trains'' signs are sprouting up sporadically in Gretna neighborhoods. Each Monday, environmental groups huddle with West Bank residents at the Gretna Library to talk about the possible impacts of another coal export facility in Plaquemines Parish .
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Fishing rodeo coming up Aug. 9 and 10 in Westwego
BRETT DUKE / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE William Thomas, 99, of St. Rose, prepares to fish as Mary Lee, 73, of New Sarpy, fishes in the background during the St. Charles Council on Aging Inc. and St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation's annual fishing rodeo at the Bonnet Carre Spillway recreation area in Norco Wednesday, April 1, 2009 for St.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Love of film started in Cuba for Pan Am documentary maker
Filmmaker Royd Anderson, who teaches social studies and English as a second language to seventh- and eighth-graders in Jefferson Parish, is writer, director and producer of the documentary "Pan Am Flight 759,'' a movie about the crash that happened 32 years ago in Kenner.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Jpas & The Allways Theatre Present the Fourposter, 8/8-17
JPAS & The Allways Theatre present The Fourposter from August 8 to 17. The production will run at Teatro Wego!, 177 Sala Ave. Westwego, LA.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Former Death Dow inmate Damon Thibodeaux must prove innocence for compensation, judge rules
Damon Thibodeaux spent 15 years on Louisiana's Death Row for killing a teenager in Bridge City before he was released from prison after Jefferson Parish's district attorney concluded the former convict's confession was not reliable.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Chicago to review 9,000 red-light camera tickets after Chicago...
Chicago officials will review 9,000 questionable traffic tickets after the Chicago Tribune found more than 13,000 questionable tickets stemming from problems with red-light traffic cameras in the city.
Daniel Alario retires as curator of Westwego HIstorical Museum
Dan Alario resigned as curator of the Westwego Historical Museum. In September, he also resigned as the president of the Westwego Historical Society.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Jpas & Allways Theatre to Present the Fourposter, 8/8-17
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be teaming up with The Allways Theatre to present the second run of The Fourposter.