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  1. Report that Obama pardoned rapper Corey 'C-Murder' Miller is false: AP fact checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | NOLA.com

    The story shared on gummypost.com claimed Obama issued a pardon for Corey Miller, the rapper's real name, on Dec. 7. It also quoted lyrics from "Dear Supreme Court/Under Pressure," a song in which Miller pleads for the Supreme Court to release him. The rapper was convicted of murder in the 2002 killing of an Avondale teenager at a Harvey nightclub.

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  2. Man arrested in connection with Avondale armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 16 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department has arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with the armed robbery of a Dollar General store in Avondale on Saturday night . Officials are still searching for a second suspect involved in the incident, a JPSO spokesman said.

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  3. 'It's insulting,' Joe McKnight's family attorney says of shooter's manslaughter arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | NOLA.com

    In the wake of admitted shooter Ronald Gasser's arrest, an attorney hired by the family of Joe McKnight has called Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand's decision to arrest Gasser on a manslaughter count "insulting." That sentiment mirrors the feelings of many other observers in the matter, including the West Jefferson branch of the National Association for Advancement of Colored People, whose president has called the manslaughter arrest a "pacifier" used by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office to quell local community tempers.

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  4. Avondale Shipyard, public transportation seen as challenges for JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2013 | NOLA.com

    Finding a new use for Avondale Shipyard and improving public transportation are two of the most significant challenges that Jefferson Parish must address, President Jerry Bologna of the Jefferson Economic Development Commission President said Tuesday . His comments came at a Bureau of Governmental Research breakfast in Metairie, where the topic was Jefferson trends in the New Orleans region's economic development.

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  5. Man wounded in Avondale-area shooting: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    A man was wounded during a shooting Thursday night in the Avondale area, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office authorities said. A man was wounded during a shooting Thursday night in the Avondale area, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office authorities said.

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  6. Anatomy of a police chase: 56 minutes in wild pursuit from Mandeville to AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office mapped the route Christopher Garcie took on the south shore during a 50-minute chase that ended in Avondale with more then 500 shots fired. Garcie is accused of firing at pursuing officers who were trying to take him into custody after he allegedly kidnapping a woman he arranged to meet in Lacombe through Backpage.com, authorities said.

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  7. 500 shots fired in rendezvous-turned-kidnapping, chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | NOLA.com

    By the time Christopher Garcie dropped his gun and climbed out of his crashed pick-up truck in Avondale Tuesday night , he'd led law enforcement officers on a 40-mile, 56-minute chase during which 22 officers fired more than 500 shots, according to authorities. Garcie's night began with the kidnapping of a woman he'd arranged to meet on the North Shore through the website Backpage.com, kicking off the chase that included Garcie firing wildly at pursuing officers as he circled through several Waggaman neighborhoods, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said.

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  8. 19 violent hours in New Orleans area: 2 dead, 3 wounded, wild police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Two people were killed and three others wounded in 19 violent hours that began Tuesday night across metro New Orleans, authorities said. The violence included New Orleans' 164th murder this year -- matching the total for all 2015 with one month still to go.

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  9. Witnesses describe action, character of suspect in Tuesday night police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Before crashing a white Chevy pickup pulling a utility trailer into a ditch on Highway 90 in Avondale following a kidnapping in Lacombe Tuesday night , witnesses say 41-year-old Christopher Kent Garcie led police on a wild, meandering chase, in part through a quiet neighborhood in Waggaman. Capping off a chase that lasted over 40 minutes that spanned much of Jefferson Parish, Garcie surrendered to police around 11:30 p.m. after a standoff in which witnesses say hundreds of shots were exchanged between him and police.

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  10. Suspect in north shore kidnapping, wild Jefferson Parish chase booked with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Christopher Garcie, 41, was booked with four counts of attempted first-degree murder and aggravated flight from an officer by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in connection with a wild chase that ranged from Mandeville to Avondale, kicked off by an attempted kidnapping in St. Tammany Parish. Garcie is accused of firing at authorities during the chase.

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  11. Video: truck chase in Avondale, shots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | NOLA.com

    In this video taken by a witness Tuesday night , police pursue 41-year-old Christopher Kent Garcy as he drives a white Chevy pickup pulling a utility trailer into Avondale, exchanging gunfire along the way. Authorities say Garcy led police on a chase for over 40 minutes starting in the North Shore before he crashed the pickup in a ditch near the intersection of Highway 90 and Jamie Boulevard.

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  12. Port Marigny's New Urbanism motif divides a North Shore cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    At a long-abandoned concrete plant in Mandeville , a national tug-of-war three decades in the making is playing out between cars and pedestrians, congestion and convenience, and whether a certain memory of small-town America that was common before World War II can and should be recreated in the middle of a suburb. The immediate question is whether the City Council will approve controversial plans for Port Marigny , a sweeping proposal to transform the 78-acre lakefront site into a self-contained "town center" neighborhood of 416 residences along with stores, shops, restaurants, a hotel, a marina, parks and green spaces.

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  13. Zurich Classic switching to a team event in 2017, Golf Channel reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Brian Stuard and his caddie, right, return to the 18th fairway after nearly a five hour weather delay during the first round of the 2016 Zurich Classic of New Orleans at the TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La. Thursday, April 28, 2016.

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  14. Avondale man repeatedly raped girl, recorded acts with cell phone: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators arrested an Avondale man accused of repeatedly raping a young girl and sometimes recording the act with a cell phone. Dareian High, 20, of 67 Nicholle Drive, was booked Wednesday with first-degree rape, an arrest report said.

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  15. Tour de Jefferson whirls through West Bank for Jefferson Chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Under bright, blue skies and crisp, cool temperatures, families and friends brimming with excitement cheered on the individual cyclists and participating teams as they crossed the finish line on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the 10th annual Tour de Jefferson Bike Ride. Hosted by the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, the Tour de Jefferson offers three different bike routes 15, 38 and 50 miles, beginning and ending this year at the JEDCO Conference Center located at 700 Churchill Parkway in Avondale.

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  16. Jefferson Chamber to host Tour de Jefferson on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce will host 10th Annual Tour de Jefferson on Sunday, Oct. 23 at the JEDCO Conference Center in Avondale. The goal of this ride is to continually enhance the awareness of quality-of-life amenities, recreational venues, and the Bicycle Master Plan in Jefferson Parish .

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  17. Army Corps spends millions to begin West Bank mitigation projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | NOLA.com

    This map displays the area of land that the Army Corps of Engineers has purchased for a mitigation project. Avondale's NOLA Motorsports Park is located approximately one half of a mile from the eastern most side of the site.

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  18. JPSO: 1 man injured in Monday night Avondale stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | NOLA.com

    A Monday night stabbing in Avondale left one man with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  19. Man accused of raping woman at gunpoint in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Authorities arrested an Avondale man accused of raping a woman at gunpoint in Metairie . Sylvester Holt Jr., 32, was booked Thursday with first-degree rape, a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report said.

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  20. John Bel Edwards hails Delgado's manufacturing training centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Gov. John Bel Edwards, lawmakers and Jefferson Parish business leaders celebrated the coming Delgado Community College advanced manufacturing center at its River City campus near Westwego not just as a standout investment in the squeezed public education system but a tool to turbocharge private industry. "Delgado means money for this parish," Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission president Jerry Bologna said at the event Thursday .

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