Gretna Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Gretna through the decades: Historic photos from The Times-PicayuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Gretna, the seat of Jefferson Parish government, is arguably the heart of the West Bank. It has a small-town feel but it also hosts what has become the largest festival on the West Bank, Gretna Heritage Festival, a three-day musical event that draws nationally known acts.

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  2. Gretna man booked with carnal knowledge of juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office was investigating a Gretna man accused of inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl when a second victim came forward, according to authorities. Cornelius Ellis, 56, was arrested Nov. 8 and booked with sexual battery of a juvenile under the age of 13 after an investigation by Detective Scott Bradley, according to Lt.

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  3. 2nd victim comes forward in AIDS exposure investigation: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Lance Fisher, 37, was booked with a second count of intentional exposure to the AIDS virus on Wednesday , according to Lt. Jason Rivarde, spokesman for the department.

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  4. Gretna man sentenced in tobacco ring that included 3 law enforcement officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A federal judge ordered a Gretna man to 22 months in prison Wednesday for participating in a cigarette trafficking scheme that also involved two former NOPD officers and a former Orleans Parish sheriff's deputy. Jadallah Saed, one of six men who pleaded guilty in the tobacco ring, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt to pay $456,600 in restitution after he pleaded guilty to trafficking in counterfeit cigarettes, according to a news release from Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans' office.

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  5. Three front yards take top prizes in Jazzin' Up the Neighborhood garden contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Times-Picayune, the LSU AgCenter and the Metro Area Horticulture Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Jazzin' Up the Neighborhood Garden Contest. Over the past month, a panel of judges reviewed each of the entries and then viewed in person the gardens of the finalists.

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  6. Freshman year of college for free? Gretna high school students are pursuing itRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | NOLA.com

    High school juniors Trinity Howard and Truc Le haven't decided where they will attend college nor have they settled on a major. But what the two students have decided on is completing their freshman year of college - for free - while attending Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies in Gretna.

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  7. Man pleads guilty Monday in 33-year-old Jefferson homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Donnie London, 62, pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday and admitted killing the 73-year-old former teacher, according to his defense attorney, Paul Fleming. London was arrested in January 2016 after DNA linked him to the homicide during a cold case review by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office .

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  8. Woman accused of stabbing husband: Kenner policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Kenner police arrested a woman accused of stabbing her husband over the weekend. Rochelle Brown, 42, was booked Sunday with aggravated battery and being a fugitive from another jurisdiction, according to a Kenner arrest report.

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  9. Do you remember the snowfall of 2008 in New Orleans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Do you remember when snow fell in 2008 in New Orleans? I sure do. I was working at The Times-Picayune's West Bank bureau in Gretna and we all ran outside like excited little kids to take pictures.

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  10. 'Confused, scared, sad': Killing of Gentilly Subway owner stuns familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | NOLA.com

    People who work near the Gentilly Subway where Adnan Alasar was fatally shot Wednesday night said when they went there for sandwiches, something stood out about the way Alasar, the restaurant's owner, treated them. "He knew everybody by name," said a man who identified himself as Mike, who was at a nearby barber shop Thursday and regularly visited the Caton Street Subway, he said.

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  11. 'Wouldn't I be the one that gets in trouble?': Arrested Gretna teacher to studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | NOLA.com

    When a 13-year-old Marrero boy told his 30-year-old band teacher that her flirty messages and nude photographs sent via the social media app Snapchat could get him kicked out of school, the woman told the boy, "Wouldn't I be the one that gets in trouble?" according to a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office incident report. Viridiana Figueroa-Ramos did, indeed, get into trouble, when she was arrested Nov. 17 and booked with indecent behavior with a juvenile for her inappropriate communications with the boy, a student at L.W. Ruppel Academy for Advance Studies in Gretna, authorities said.

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  12. $4.9 million added to two uncontested Jefferson Parish contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Without opening the contract for competition, the Jefferson Parish Council added 18 months and $240,318 Wednesday to Modjeski and Masters Inc.'s deal for engineering on the Lapalco Boulevard bridge over the Harvey Canal. without seeking competition for the work.

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  13. Gretna jails poor people who can't pay mayor's court fines, new lawsuit allegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Several hundred people line up outside Gretna City Hall for mayor's court on Oct. 27, 2009. A new lawsuit accuses city officials of using mayor's court to operate a debtors prison, balancing Gretna's books on the backs of poor people accused of petty crimes.

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  14. Jefferson Parish Council moves to boost contracts by $5 million without new competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Without seeking competition for the work, the Jefferson Parish Council is poised to add another year and $4.7 million to CorrectHealth Jefferson LLC's deal to provide health care to inmates at the parish jail in Gretna. The Jefferson Parish Council is poised to add almost $5 million to a pair of professional services contracts without subjecting the new work to competition.

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  15. Marrero man killed roommate during spat over rent: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A squabble over rent money turned deadly Sunday night in Marrero when one roommate fatally shot the other, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Paul Hoff, 54, was booked with second-degree murder, said interim Sheriff Joseph Lopinto.

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  16. Jefferson Parish missing out on $300,000 a year, inspector general saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | NOLA.com

    At Bucktown, Jefferson Parish lets the Lake Pontchartrain Fisherman's Association use 30 boat slips for free, and another 10 slips are available to the general public for rent but have no takers. That's a revenue opportunity, according to the inspector general's office, which found Jefferson could collect almost $300,000 in extra revenue annually by improving its leases on public property throughout the parish.

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  17. Gretna teacher sent naked photos to 13-year-old student on Snapchat: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Viridiana Ramos, 30, of Marrero, was booked Nov. 17 with indecent behavior with a juvenile, according to Lt. Jason Rivarde, spokesman for the department.

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  18. Madisonville man booked with rape of 9-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators arrested a Madisonville man accused of raping and inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl. Gregory Luker II, 31, was booked Nov. 22 with first-degree rape and indecent behavior with a juvenile, according to Lt.

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  19. Terrytown mom threw newborn at dad's feet during fight: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A 3-week-old boy suffered a fractured skull when authorities say his mother threw him at his father's feet during an argument. Heidy Rios, 24, of Terrytown , was arrested Friday and booked with cruelty to a juvenile, according to a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report.

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  20. City of Gretna addresses repetitive flooding with new ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The City of Gretna recently unanimously adopted an ordinance to establish the 25th Street Resilience District to address repetitive flood damage in the area. The new district is bounded by the Westbank Expressway to the north, Whitney Canal to the south, Belle Chasse Highway to the east and Heebe/Hero Canal to the west.

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