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

    Wednesday | 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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  2. A year after finding friend in Chef Menteur ditch wrapped in garbage bags, still no answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NOLA.com

    Grandmother Lisa Gray, 55, was found dead in a ditch, wrapped in garbage bags, along Chef Menteur Highway on Sept. 19, 2017.

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  3. Jefferson Parish Council member sues Monsanto over RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | NOLA.com

    Monsanto Co. was sued Friday by Jefferson Parish Councilman Chris Roberts , who seeks to blame his cancer on 26 years of exposure to the company's Roundup herbicide.

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  4. Toya Jiles, 38, was arrested and booked with aggravated battery.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | NOLA.com

    A New Orleans woman was arrested and booked with aggravated battery after authorities say she used a screwdriver to stab the woman dating her sister's former boyfriend. Toya Jiles, 38, surrendered herself at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna Monday on the outstanding warrant, said Glen T. Boyd, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office .

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  5. Alfred Shepard is accused of raping a juvenile girl and recording the act on a cell phone.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | NOLA.com

    Alfred Shepard was indicted by a Jefferson Parish grand jury on 24 counts including first-degree rape, sexual battery, child pornography possession and indecent behavior with a juvenile. handed up a 23-count indictment charging a River Ridge man with sexually abusing juveniles, including the cellphone-recorded molestation of at least two victims, authorities said.

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  6. 6 fun things to do around New Orleans this weekend, Sept. 14-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | NOLA.com

    With the theme "Faster, Funkier, Louder Tour,'' UniverSoul Circus has set up its single ring big top in New Orleans East at Old Lake Forest Plaza, 5700 Read Blvd., for shows through Sept. 23. UniverSoul Circus will have performances on select weekday mornings and evenings, and three shows on the weekends.

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  7. Authorities name inmate who died after Jefferson Parish jail fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish coroner's office identified the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center inmate who died after a fight with another inmate as Brian Alexander, 49. The Jefferson Parish coroner's office identified the inmate who died Thursday , two days after he was injured in a fight with another inmate at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna, as Brian Alexander , 49. Alexander was taken off life support at University Medical Center in New Orleans, according to his defense attorney, Anna Friedberg. He died around 5:50 p.m., said Mark Bone, chief death investigator for the coroner's office.

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  8. Man accidentally shot wife, himself during argument: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | NOLA.com

    A Waggaman man was arrested and booked with negligent injuring after he accidentally shot his wife and wounded himself in the process, according to authorities. Rodney Davis Sr., 46, was also booked with two counts of violating an order of protection barring him from contact with his wife, according to Lt.

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  9. Kenner bridal shop owner accused of sexually assaulting customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | NOLA.com

    Quirino Coehlo is accused of inappropriately touching a 19-year-old customer at his Kenner bridal shop, according to authorities. ( Kenner police arrested the 62-year-old owner of a Kenner bridal shop after a customer accused him of touching her breast and trying to kiss her during a visit to his store, according to authorities.

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  10. For 2 days of 'meh' weather, why Jefferson schools closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | NOLA.com

    Jeremy Gunderson, 8, reaches out for a wave along Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

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  11. Tropical Storm Gordon approached the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | NOLA.com

    "We are now at 100 percent pump capacity," Yenni said at a news briefing held at Emergency Management Control in downtown Gretna. He added that one pump that was down in the Lafitte area is now back and operational.

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  12. Gretna driver killed in West Bank crash: State PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | NOLA.com

    A Gretna man was killed in single-vehicle crash Saturday night on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish, State Police said. The driver was not wearing a seat belt, State Police said.

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  13. Labor Day 2018: What's open and what's closed in New Orleans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | NOLA.com

    Labor Day is a federal holiday, which means banks, government offices and schools in New Orleans will be closed. It falls on Monday, Sept.

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  14. N.O. pizza chain ditches plastic straws for sugar caneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | NOLA.com

    The Reginelli's Pizzeria chain in the New Orleans area has announced that it has removed plastic straws from its restaurants, and will provide biodegradable sugar cane straws as an alternative upon request. Reginelli's isn't the first New Orleans restaurant to get rid of plastic straws.

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  15. Alfred Love, 30, of Gretna, was booked with first-degree rape of a victim under the age of 13.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | NOLA.com

    Alfred Love, 30, of the 900 block of Gretna Blvd., Gretna, was booked Friday with first-degree rape of a victim under the age of 13 and indecent behavior with a juvenile, said Lt. Michael Cunningham, spokesman for the Kenner Police Department .

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  16. Learn How to Build a Social Media FollowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | NOLA.com

    Susan Mead, the author of Don't Go Through Life Naked: How to Clothe yourself in God's Power and Dance with Jesus: From Grief to Grace and founder of His Girls Gather is speaking about building a following on social media at Southern Christian Writers on September 15, 2018 at the Gospel Bookstore Westside Shopping Center, 91 Westbank Expressway, Gretna, LA. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.

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  17. Nutria and the people who wear, hunt and eat them: 30 vintage photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | NOLA.com

    So do we like nutria or not? Depends on the decade. In the 20th century, sleek nutria fur was a hot commodity, but wearing any kind of fur isn't so cool in anymore.

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  18. Man called in fake hostage situation at Gretna store: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | NOLA.com

    A man who called in a bogus hostage situation at a Gretna store Wednesday afternoon was arrested after police arrived before he could slip away, according to authorities. Gretna police dispatchers received a 911 call around 1 p.m. reporting that a man had entered dd's Discounts, 64 West Bank Expressway , Gretna, and taken a woman hostage inside the store, according to Chief Arthur Lawson.

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  19. 42 archive photos show our love/hate relationship with slot machinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Search for slot machine pictures in the The Times-Picayune's archives and you'll notice something quickly: Folks sure did like bashing them with sledge hammers. The newspaper's archives provide a look at the cycle of slot machine gambling over the years - from police beating them to smithereens after pulling them from illegal gambling dens well into the 1960s, to billboards in the city advertising casino gambling in Mississippi and pictures of folks at casinos, now legal, across the New Orleans area.

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  20. A sample of mosquito larvae taken from a septic drainage ditch in GretnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | NOLA.com

    State health officials are urging the public to take precautions from mosquitoes after confirming two deaths and a total of 53 human cases in Louisiana linked to West Nile Virus . The Department of Health said Wednesday that the state is seeing the highest number of cases of the virus in the U.S. so far this year.

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