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  1. Angel Awards to be presented in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | The Advocate

    On Oct. 15, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation will present its Angel Awards to 10 Louisianians who work for the good of children. This year's honorees were chosen from a record number of nominations submitted from across the state, according to the foundation.

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  2. Stephanie Grace: Until Yenni decides, Jefferson Parish presidential election remains a muddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | The Advocate

    Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni, center, speaks at a press conference about the Jefferson Parish Sanitary Landfill at the Jefferson Parish Emergency Operations Center next to Jefferson Parish and Louisiana state officials in Gretna, La. Monday, July 23, 2018.

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  3. With Mike Yenni politically damaged, what's next in Jefferson Parish elections?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | The Advocate

    Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni, center, speaks at a press conference about the Jefferson Parish Sanitary Landfill at the Jefferson Parish Emergency Operations Center next to Jefferson Parish and Louisiana state officials in Gretna, La. Monday, July 23, 2018.

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  4. Suspect in deadly CBD shooting is a Marine Corps reservist, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    The man accused of last week's deadly shooting in the Central Business District is a Marine Corps reservist based in Algiers who claims he killed the victim inadvertently during a botched drug deal, authorities said Monday. Quan Charles, a 19-year-old lance corporal, told investigators he accidentally pulled the trigger on the gun that was used in the slaying of May Francois in Francois' car the afternoon of Aug. 14, police wrote in court records.

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  5. Suspect in deadly New Orleans CBD shooting last week arrested by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    Quan Charles, 19, was booked early Sunday on one count of second-degree murder in the slaying of 34-year-old May Francois, jail records show. It was not immediately clear how investigators linked Charles to the killing or whether they have identified any other suspects.

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  6. Baby allegedly beaten to death in Gretna by mother's boyfriend on first birthday laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    Members of the Knights of Columbus carry the coffin containing Aaron Avila, 1, on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at St. Patrick's No. 1 Cemetery in New Orleans.

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  7. Gretna woman stabbed 29 times, left to die next to infant son; boyfriend arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    A man stabbed his girlfriend 29 times early Thursday and left her to die in the street next to her crying infant son, Gretna police said Friday. Investigators jailed Damone Ussin, 41, on a count of second-degree murder in the slaying of 35-year-old Traniel Gray.

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  8. Gretna man jailed on murder count after girlfriend's infant son dies; mom also bookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    The mother of Aaron Avila, who died on his first birthday, was also arrested and accused of trying to mislead investigators, police said Tuesday. Fernando DaRocha, 28, and Jennifer Avila, 21, first drew scrutiny when police responded to a call reporting that Aaron had suffered a head injury at an apartment in the 1900 block of Lafayette Street the morning of July 31. The couple initially told officers that Aaron had fallen out of bed and bumped his head, and Avila maintained that story as she and the boy were taken to University Medical Center, police said.

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  9. Jefferson Parish woman ordered held in jail in death of husband, JPSO Sgt. Troy SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    Former JPSO Sgt. Troy Smith, left, was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head on June 17 and later died.

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  10. After surgery-filled year, John Fourcade gets good news: He's in Greater New Orleans Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    The former Shaw quarterback who went on to a stellar career at Ole Miss then embarked on a circuitous tour of professional teams - including the New Orleans Saints - has already endured knee and back surgeries this year, with more scheduled on his other knee and neck. "Things have been kind of gloomy," the 58-year-old Fourcade said.

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  11. Attorney for woman accused of murdering her JPSO husband details why he believes death was suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    Former JPSO Sgt. Troy Smith, left, was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head on June 17 and later died.

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  12. Number of boys accusing gymnastics coach of sexual abuse in Kenner increases to 5, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Advocate

    The number of boys whom gymnastics coach Jonathan West is accused of sexually molesting within the city limits of Kenner has increased to five, according to police. Investigators on Wednesday said they booked West on one count each of sexual battery and one count of oral sexual battery, after a boy reported to authorities that he was abused in two separate incidents at the New Orleans Outlaws Gym in Kenner between March 2017 and May 2017.

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  13. Strange lawsuit over Sofia Vergara's frozen embryos shifting to New Orleans federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    In this Jan. 27, 2013, file photo, Nick Loeb, left, and Sofia Vergara pose in the audience at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge ruled Friday, May 22, 2015, that Loeb can file an amended lawsuit seeking custody of embryos he created with Vergara before their relationship ended last year.

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  14. Report: Leonard Fournette to LSU student: 'I'll pay the rest for you,' after tweet for tuition helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette warms up before an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. ORG XMIT: FXN LSU running back Leonard Fournette and LSU running back Derrius Guice chat while running out of the tunnel for the first half of the LSU Southern Miss football game Saturday Oct. 15, 2016, in Tiger Stadium.

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  15. After moving into Mid-City church to avoid deportation, Salvadoran native receives reprieve from ICERead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jose Torres was scheduled to appear at a check-in with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in November. Instead, he has sought sanctuary inside First Grace United Methodist Church in Mid-City indefinitely, hoping to avoid being separated from his two young daughters, who are U.S. citizens.

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  16. Video: Leonard Fournette talks time at LSU, troublesome ankles, new life in NFL at New Orleans campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    Leonard Fournette, a current running back of the National Football League Jacksonville Jaguars and formerly of the LSU Tigers and St. Augustine High School Purple Knights, takes kids from the West Bank Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana on a shopping spree at the Academy Sports and Outdoors store in Gretna for gear to use at a football camp to be held Saturday by Fournette as his way of giving back to the community that helped him mature into a star athlete. The kids hold Fournette's phone as he uses Instagram for a live video in Gretna, La.

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  17. Photos, video: Leonard Fournette takes New Orleans West Bank youth on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | The Advocate

    NFL star Leonard Fournette, who played at LSU and St. Augustine High School, took kids from the West Bank Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana on a shopping spree at the Academy Sports and Outdoors store in Gretna on Friday, June 15, 2018. The kids will use the gear at a football camp on Saturday hosted by Fournette as his way of giving back to the community that helped him mature into a star athlete.

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  18. Gretna man arrested after alleged machete tirade, attempt to burn down brother's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    A Gretna man was arrested Wednesday after an apparent attempt to burn down his brother's New Orleans home, a tirade with a machete and an attempt to flee officers, according to a release from the state fire marshal's office. The state fire marshal's office was initially contacted about 11:45 a.m. to assist in handing an altercation involving a fire in the 2500 block of Jonquil Street in Gentilly.

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  19. Jefferson Councilman Chris Roberts caught selling unauthorized copy of art, says it's honest mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jefferson Parish Council member Chris Roberts, council member at large for division A, asks questions during the public comments session before a vote to restrict short-term rentals in Elmwood, La., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The Jefferson Parish Council unanimously passed restrictions on short-term rentals Wednesday, stressing the need to maintain the integrity of neighborhoods.

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  20. Trial date set for Olivia Matte, accused of causing fatal drunk-driving wreck on CausewayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | The Advocate

    A Jefferson Parish judge has set a trial date of Sept. 4 for Olivia Matte, the Covington woman accused of driving while intoxicated and causing a crash that killed a Mississippi man on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway last year.

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