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  1. Ernest Johnson, 43, was booked with aggravated arson and violation of a protective order.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... Authorities took Johnson into custody Thursday night and booked him at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna. Magistrate Commissioner Paul Schneider set Johnson's bond at $150,000, according to court records. Johnson's wife said she'd ...

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  2. Gretna teacher accused of sexual comments, unsolicited hugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | NOLA.com

    ... their bodies, calling them beautiful and asking for sex while also handing out unsolicited hugs, according to Gretna police . "He'd be on the second floor of the school and holler down and tell her how she looked beautiful, how she looked sexy and ...

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  3. Police to discuss teacher accused of sexual contact with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | NOLA.com

    ... 60, of New Orleans, was arrested and booked with prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student. ( The Gretna Police Department is expected to provide more details Wednesday (Oct. 10) about the arrest of a 60-year-old Thomas Jefferson ...

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  4. Man slid cell phone under door to watch teen undress: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | NOLA.com

    ... d. He also tried, unsuccessfully, to record video. Flores was booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna on Sept. 28. He was released Saturday on a $20,000 bond.

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  5. Terrytown murder suspect back in Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | NOLA.com

    A fugitive wanted in the death of a man who was found strangled, smothered and bound in duct tape inside a vacant Terrytown store has been extradited back to Jefferson Parish. Saleh Abdel Omar, 40, of Gretna, was booked Wednesday into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna on one count of second-degree murder, according to jail records.

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  6. Vice Presidents Gil Gore, Cole Davis deliver farewell speechesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... union work including arbitration regarding discipline, protection, and work rules. Gore joined BLET Division 193 in Gretna, La., on February 1, 1974, and is a Union Pacific locomotive engineer. The past 44 years of his life have been devoted to ...

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  7. Man touched 11-year-old girl, sought nude photos: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | NOLA.com

    ... Judd Harris obtained a warrant for Melgar's arrest. He was booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna. Melgar was being held there Wednesday in lieu of a $75,000 bond. But he was also being held without bond as a fugitive from ...

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  8. 2nd woman accuses Westwego man of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | NOLA.com

    ... while armed with a dangerous weapon. Patton was being held Wednesday at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna. No bond has been set on the charges related to the Kenner incident. Patton was being held on a $550,000 bond for the charges ...

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  9. Water main break closes Jefferson Parish offices in GretnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | NOLA.com

    The building at 200 Derbigny St. was closed to the public at 2 p.m., but a statement from the parish's Public Information Office said offices are expected to open Tuesday at their regularly scheduled time.

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  10. Rain Sunday put a damper on the festivities at the Gretna Heritage Fest 2018.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | NOLA.com

    The small crowd attending the third day of the annual Gretna Heritage Festival Sunday came prepared for the intermittent rain with umbrellas and rubber boots. And wood chips spread in front of the stages help with the mud if not the puddles.

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  11. Fall in New Orleans: A guide to the biggest concerts, festivals, films, events, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | The Advocate

    ... the festival, and there are amusement rides, an art market, a beer garden, an Italian village and more in downtown Gretna. The Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium celebrates its 10th anniversary with bug encounters, beetle races, a bug ...

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  12. Dean A. CrittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Putnam County Sentinel

    ... in Leipsic. Other survivors include two children: Amanda (Billy Kerley) Critten of Marrero, LA, Jarred Cadres of Gretna, LA; a granddaughter, Annabelle Quick; three brothers: Charles "Jimmy" Critten, Jr. of Oklahoma City, OK, Steven Critten of ...

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  13. Jefferson Parish filming to include simulated gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | NOLA.com

    As the Netflix film "Power" ramps up to shoot in the New Orleans area, officials in Jefferson Parish are advising residents that the production will include simulated gunfire at the Hong-Kong Market on Behrman Highway in Gretna from Oct. 17 to 19. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt have signed on to star in the film, described as a "heightened sci-fi action thriller" set in Portland amid a drug epidemic involving a drug that gives people various superpowers. "Power" is a working title; the project is officially untitled.

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  14. After mother's suicide, Katrina Brees fights for 'no guns' self-registryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | NOLA.com

    ... they did could prevent the 67-year-old Nathan from leaving her home on the morning of June 26 and driving to a Gretna gun shop, where she purchased the .38-caliber revolver and bullets. By the time her boyfriend called police to report her missing, ...

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  15. Teen booked with setting fire inside Marrero WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | NOLA.com

    ... man seen in the photos, Rivarde said. Jackson was being held Wednesday at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna in lieu of a $50,000 bond for the arson charge. But he is being held without bond as a fugitive from another jurisdiction. ...

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  16. Couple fought over Instagram post before man killed wife: detectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | NOLA.com

    ... Farria rode on the hood of the couple's red Nissan Altima for about a half-mile down Manhattan Boulevard in Gretna before jumping off when Dominique Farria pulled over. He is accused of firing the bullet that pierced the windshield and hit her in ...

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  17. Smiley: Big Easy, Big Apple explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | The Advocate

    ... dance hall called the "Big Easy" in a 1911 issue of the New Orleans Times-Democrat. It was located in "East Green" (Gretna). Even more interesting is his statement that "26 years ago, Professor Gerald Cohen and I solved why New York City is called ...

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  18. Faith Matters: In the scriptures dailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Advocate

    ... signing copies of his book from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at Gospel Book Store, 91 Westbank Expressway, Suite 410, in Gretna. "I hate to admit it, but it took me 11 years to do it," he said. "I thought God wanted everything decent and in order. I ...

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  19. Is Jefferson's landfill the only source of odor problems?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NOLA.com

    Joe Valiente, left, Jefferson parish emergency management director, and environmental affairs director Mike Lockwood listen to a question from Councilman Chris Roberts, pictured on a monitor at the Jefferson Parish Council meeting in Gretna on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, Jefferson Parish Council members grilled the Yenni administration Wednesday for more information about what's being done to address persistent odors from the parish landfill in Waggaman .

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  20. A year after finding friend in Chef Menteur ditch wrapped in garbage bags, still no answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NOLA.com

    ... Allen first noticed when her family met the Gray family at a shelter in Ruston in 2005. The families - Allen's from Gretna and Lisa Gray's from the 9th Ward -- ended up at the shelter after Hurricane Katrina. It was that cleanliness that drew Allen ...

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