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  1. Joe McKnight's killer went free in an area with the highest arrest rate in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... Orleans has a long history of arresting and charging people for relatively minor offenses. The New Orleans suburb of Gretna, which is the town right next to where McKnight was killed, has the highest arrest rate in the country . According to a ...

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  2. Magic's D.J. Augustin, Elfrid Payton mourning death of Joe McKnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in the NFL for the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs and in the Canadian Football League. Payton, who grew up in Gretna, La., didn't know McKnight because McKnight was six years older. But Payton respected McKnight and also knows McKnight's ...

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  3. In wake of Joe McKnight's killing, ministers call for peace, not protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    A coalition of ministers and community leaders from across metro New Orleans called for peace and patience in the aftermath of NFL star Joe McKnight 's killing Thursday and the release of his shooter pending results of the investigation. The group held a press conference Friday evening at Hosanna Fellowship in Gretna, specifically calling for any would-be protesters to stand down while the investigation is underway.

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  4. Gretna gives big for Thanksgiving around cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    The 32nd Annual Alice Brown Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, where the needy are invited to have a free meal, either eaten-in or taken-out, is an old tradition in Gretna. Pre-arranged deliveries to shut-ins are also an important part of the annual dinner.

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  5. Joe McKnight -- Sheriffs Patrolling Shooter's HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TMZ.com

    ... who shot and killed Joe McKnight ... TMZ Sports has learned. We spoke with neighbors who live near Ronald Gasser in Gretna, Louisiana who tell us there is one car parked across the street from his home and another car patrolling the area. We're told ...

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  6. Restaurant news for Piccola Gelateria, Cafe Anglais and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Best of New Orleans

    ... Monday through Saturday . - Legacy Kitchen's Steak + Chop (91 West Bank Expressway, 504-513-2606) opened Nov. 28 in Gretna. The steakhouse comes from the Good Company Food Group, which also owns the New Orleans Hamburger & Seafood Co. restaurants. ...

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  7. Jefferson Parish Sheriff to give update in Joe McKnight killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    ... for the district attorney's office, declined to comment when reached by phone Friday. Residents in Ronald Gasser's Gretna neighborhood identified the man shown in this photo, taken by a witness, as Gasser. The photo was taken minutes after former ...

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  8. Joe McKnight shooter released without being chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    ... still trying to wrap my head around what happened." Gasser, residents told NOLA.com, moved into his father's house in Gretna, La., about 15 years ao. He continued to live in the one-story brick house following his father's death last year. Locals, ...

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  9. Man accused of gunning down ex-Jets star was a 'loner' :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Post

    The man accused of gunning down ex-Jet Joe McKnight was a "loner," rarely spotted outside the home he shared with his father for over a decade, neighbors said. Gasser, 54, moved into the one-story brick home in Gretna owned by his father, Ronald James Gasser Sr., about 15 years ago, locals said.

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  10. Man accused of killing Joe McKnight is 'a gentle giant,' sister says, shocked to hear newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    ... Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said at the scene of the shooting that detectives were interviewing Gasser, 54, of Gretna. Normand said Gasser's and McKnight's vehicles pulled up side by side at the corner of Behrman Highway and Holmes Boulevard. ...

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  11. Relatives of accused Joe McKnight shooter left speechlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    ... Around 6 p.m., a JPSO deputy was parked outside Gasser's one-story brick home in the 500 block of Wall Boulevard in Gretna. The lights were off, and no one answered the door when a reporter knocked. Gasser's daughter, Candice Gasser-Bua, said by ...

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  12. Legacy Kitchen's Steak + Chop, a 'polished but casual' steakhouse, now open in GretnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | NOLA.com

    Legacy Kitchen's Steak + Chop, the latest outlet in the Legacy "collection" of restaurants, opened Monday in Gretna. Here are the basic facts on the West Bank newcomer: 1. Legacy Kitchen, which the owners bill as "polished yet casual," launched in Metairie in 2013.

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  13. Property tax bills in the mail -- or have arrived -- from Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | NOLA.com

    ... by Jan. 3 will not incur interest charges. In person : General Government Building, Suite 1200, 200 Derbigny St., Gretna. Hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Online : www.jpso.com . Select "Pay Taxes & Licenses" to pay by e-check, Visa, ...

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  14. Gretna homicide victim identified by coronerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | NOLA.com

    A 22-year-old Marrero man has been identified as the victim in a fatal Gretna shooting earlier this week. The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office said Ethan Allen died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

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  15. 19 violent hours in New Orleans area: 2 dead, 3 wounded, wild police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | NOLA.com

    ... with more than 100 shots fired and a carjacking. A man was killed and another wounded Tuesday night (Nov. 29) in a Gretna shootout, police said. Gretna police received calls of shots fired between 8th and 11th streets on Gulf Drive and found a man ...

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  16. Man wounded in Gretna shootout to be booked with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | NOLA.com

    Steven Tate, 19, of Harvey, was wounded in a shootout that left one man dead in Gretna Tuesday . Tate will be booked with second-degree murder upon his release from the hospital, according to Gretna police.

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

    Wednesday Nov 30 | NOLA.com

    ... to Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand. Garcie was also booked at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna with aggravated flight from an officer, three traffic attachments and being a fugitive from another jurisdiction. Bond was set ...

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  18. Waggaman man accused of sexually assaulting young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | NOLA.com

    ... detectives took Martinez into custody on Nov. 23 and booked him into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna. Bond was set at $240,000. However, Martinez was being held without bond on a charge of being a fugitive from another ...

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  19. Police: Shooting incident in Gretna leaves one man dead, another injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Gretna Police are investigating a shooting incident that left one man dead and another injured. The incident occurred Tuesday around 6:25 p.m. According to police, a unidentified Hispanic man and an unidentified black man exchanged gunfire near the intersection of 8th Street and Gulf Drive.

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  20. 1 dead, 1 wounded in shootout in Gretna, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Gretna police were investigating a shootout that left a man dead and another man wounded Tuesday night between 8th and 11th streets on Gulf Drive. Christiana said that around 6:15 p.m., Gretna police received calls of shots fired in the area of Gulf and 8th Street, a few blocks away from the scene where a man's body lay in the street beside a car.

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