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  1. Mom didn't want teen, fatally shot, out in tropical stormRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Southeastern Louisiana University student has been fatally shot after his mother says, despite her asking him to stay inside, he left home in a New Orleans suburb to check on his Hammond apartment during Tropical Storm Cindy's rough weather. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Juawane Gray was killed early Wednesday during a double shooting in Marrero.

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  2. Victims in Louisiana double homicide identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports authorities say 34-year-old Donald Gros, of Marrero, and his girlfriend, 32-year-old Jennifer Magee, of Pearl River, were killed Monday at a home in the Pearl River area. Autopsies were conducted Tuesday.

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  3. Lawmaker: Louisiana domestic abuse laws risk nullificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A lawmaker fears Louisiana's domestic violence protections could be declared unconstitutional if his colleagues refuse to widen the safeguards to include same-sex couples. Rep. Patrick Connick wants to remove the requirement that a victim be of the opposite sex of the alleged offender to be considered a victim of domestic violence.

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  4. Man wanted in fatal shooting of ex-wife's boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of his ex-wife's boyfriend in Marrero. Media outlets report the Jefferson Parish Sheriff Office says in a news release that 55-year-old Dionicio Ibarra is wanted for second-degree murder in death of 34-year-old Isauro Guerrero.

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  5. Man guilty of murder in 2014 shooting at Louisiana mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Jefferson Parish jury has found a 28-year-old Marrero man guilty of killing another man inside a shopping mall on Christmas Eve 2014. Jurors deliberated less than 2 hours Thursday before rejecting Gary Francois' insanity defense, finding he knew the difference between right and wrong when he shot James Vaughn, 24, of Harvey.

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  6. Man guilty of murder in 2014 shooting at Louisiana mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Jefferson Parish jury has found a 28-year-old Marrero man guilty of killing another man inside a shopping mall on Christmas Eve 2014. Jurors deliberated less than 2A1 2 hours Thursday before rejecting Gary Francois' insanity defense, finding he knew the difference between right and wrong when he shot James Vaughn.

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  7. Animal shelter employee charged with stealing $97KRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 37 year-old Laquita Goudy was arrested on March 8 on a theft charge. Authorities say Goudy pocketed payments from customer's animal adoptions and rabies vaccinations while she worked at a shelter in Marrero.

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  8. Building destroyed by fire at site of planned movie studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities say a 1920s-era building on property in Marrero that was being transformed into a movie production facility has been destroyed by fire. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that Jefferson Parish firefighters were called to the art deco building shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday.

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  9. Coast Guard helps evacuate man from cruise ship in GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    U.S. Coast Guard officials say a helicopter crew helped evacuate a passenger from the Carnival Triumph cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico. The Coast Guard said in a statement that it received a report Wednesday evening that the 45-year-old man was suffering symptoms similar to a heart attack.

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  10. The Latest: Gas station worker: Woman ran in screamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities say a police officer and a woman have been shot outside a school just across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. Col. John Fortunato, a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, said the officer from Westwego was shot Friday in the neighboring town of Marrero.

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  11. Spokesman: Police officer shot in New Orleans suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Col. John Fortunato, a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, said in a short statement Friday morning that they had an "officer down incident" in which a Westwego police officer was shot.

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  12. Westwego officer and woman shot during hit-and-run incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    MARRERO, La. A Westwego Police Officer and a woman were shot during an apparent hit-and-run incident on Barataria Boulevard and Ames Boulevard around 6:30 a.m. On his final day in office, President Barack Obama commuted 330 more prison sentences for non violent offenders.

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  13. Youngsville resident sets up barrier around his home in case flood waters rise.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    As the rain continues to pour down on Acadiana, one resident is making the most of his time before it it too late. According to Pearson, his family lost most of their personal belongings when flood waters seeped through their house during the August flood.

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  14. Vehicle catches fire at KOA Campground in ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Scott Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire at the KOA Campground, located in the 500 block of Apollo Road, at 9:48 p.m. As firefighters arrived on the scene, they discovered a vehicle fully engulfed in flames, which was parked a few feet away from two campers. With assistance from the Duson Fire Department, Scott and Duson firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before it spread.

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  15. Point Blue Water System issues boil advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Due to a break on a six-inch main line, water will be off for an undetermined amount of time, but Point Blue Water System suspects customers' water will be turned back on today. However, once the water is turned on, residents will be under a boil advisory until further notice.

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  16. Authorities: 10-month-old boy killed in shooting in MarreroRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities say a shooting has claimed the life of a 10-month-old boy and left a man wounded in the New Orleans area. NOLA.com reports the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says it happened late Saturday afternoon in Marrero.

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  17. Delesha Turner/Courtesy: FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Ivey-Turner was the victim of a homicide. Her husband is under arrest for her murder.

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  18. Last of 49 alleged gang members arrested in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The last remaining fugitive from charges against alleged members of the Gangster Disciples street gang has been arrested in Louisiana. FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett says 38-year-old Shauntay Craig was arrested Sunday night in Marrero by the FBI and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  19. News Minute: Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press at 7:50 a.m. CDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Second-degree murder warrants have been issued for a Marrero couple in connection with the death of their 2-year-old son who was found buried under a bridge near New Orleans in July. Authorities say they still don't know how Timothy Thompson IV died.

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  20. Murder warrants issued for couple in death of toddler sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Second-degree murder warrants have been issued for a Marrero couple in connection with the death of their 2-year-old son who was found buried under a bridge near New Orleans in July. Gabrielle Whittington and Onterio Thompson, both 21, were arrested July 7 on charges of unlawful disposal of human remains and obstruction of justice.

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