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  1. JPSO deputy shoots, kills robbery suspect in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A man was shot and killed by police late Tuesday night near a newspaper warehouse in Metairie, according to Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies were responding to reports of an alleged robbery after witnesses reporting seeing two suspicious people 'rolling something shiny' down the street around 11:45 p.m. JPSO officers who were patrolling the area responded to the call and also reported seeing a man go into a Times-Picayune warehouse garage.


  2. Louisiana returns more than $412,000 in unclaimed propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana residents found more than $412,000 in unclaimed property by searching the state Department of the Treasury's database during an event held in suburban New Orleans over the weekend. State Treasurer John Kennedy, in a news release Monday, said the department is holding nearly $750 million in unclaimed property and wants to return it to its rightful owners.


  3. Raising Canea s manager remembered as bright, cheerfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A memorial continues to grow Wednesday for a Raising Cane's manager stabbed to death during an overnight armed robbery. The robbery, allegedly committed by a former employee, is leaving 21-year-old Taylor Friloux's loved ones asking why this happened.


  4. Woman pleads guilty to strippera s death, dismembermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison Monday in the stabbing death of a Bourbon Street dancer whose dismembered body washed up along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Margaret Sanchez, 32, of Metairie, pleaded guilty to manslaughter, obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice, a year and a day after her ex-boyfriend, Terry Speaks, 43, was convicted in same killing.


  5. Fundraiser held for Metairie man shot in Orlando LoadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    In the wake of the tragic shooting in Orlando early Sunday morning, people across the country have been looking for ways to show their support. Here in New Orleans, a local nonprofit has been doing all they can to help a Metairie native who's clinging to life after being shot in the head and leg that horrific night.


  6. Senate agrees to $26B budget with cuts to TOPS, hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana's state senators on Wednesday backed a $26 billion spending plan for government operations next year that would slash spending to the TOPS college tuition program, safety-net health care for the poor and a wide array of government services. Even as they voted 37-2 for the budget proposal, senators already had an eye toward a looming special session that could raise more money to help chip away at a $600 million shortfall in the financial year that begins July 1. "We came into the session with the inability to raise any revenue, so the only thing we're here to do is decide how to impose $600 million in cuts," Finance Committee Chairman Eric LaFleur told senators as he opened debate on the budget.


  7. La. House votes to take $72 million from TOPS for partnership hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    In a tight vote, lawmakers at the Louisiana State Capitol elected to take $72 million from TOPS and give it to the partnership hospitals across the state which care for the uninsured. The House voted 49-43 Thursday night to remove about one quarter of the college scholarship program's approximately $300 million budget.


  8. PPSO Young Marines invited to present colors at Zephyrs fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office Young Marines program one of the few asked to present colors at Zephyrs home opener. On April 15, the Young Marines program was invited by the New Orleans Zephyrs to be one of nine color guards to present the colors at the Zephyr field in Metairie.


  9. Gov. Edwards announces boards and commissions appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Jeffery J. Arnold, of New Orleans, was appointed to the State Board of Commerce and Industry. Mr. Arnold is a former Louisiana State Representative and is currently the Director of Institutional Banking and Senior Vice President at First NBC Bank in New Orleans.


  10. Elderly man kills doctor, self in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    An elderly man walked into the office of a doctor and shot him to death before walking out of the medical office near East Jefferson Hospital and to a nearby Wendy's restaurant where he shot and killed himself in front of a customers and employees. The incident occurred around 2 p.m. in the office building and then the restaurant in the proximity of Houma Blvd. and West Esplanade.


  11. Two people with artificial limbs to run in Crescent City ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    In a just over two weeks, thousands will be taking part in the Crescent City Classic, but two competitors will be running for a special cause. Even the loss of limbs won't hold them back.


  12. New Iberia man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    At 5 p.m. on LA 182 in St. Martin Parish near LA 92, State Police say 49-year-old Robert Jackson of New Iberia was riding his 2015 Harley Davidson in the eastbound lane of LA 182. At the same time, a 1999 Oldsmobile Delta 88 driven by 24-year-old Allyson O'Brien was also traveling in the eastbound lane of LA 182.


  13. Lawmakers vote in support of additional $117M in cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Gov. John Bel Edwards is calling for $30 million in additional cuts to this year's state budget, but that's far too low according to some lawmakers. Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, says he had bipartisan support when crafting a bill to cut state services $87 million more than what the governor is proposing.


  14. Tulane scientist may have breakthrough in breast reconstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A young man had an idea one night while watching a documentary in which a woman was being told what would happen during a mastectomy and reconstruction. He wondered if there could be a skin graft that would make her look completely natural again.


  15. Fire damages Land Rover dealership in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    It happened just before 6:30 p.m., at the Land Rover dealership in the 4000 block of Veterans Blvd., just across from where the Krewe of Pandora was rolling.


  16. Mother pens heartfelt obituary about sona s battle with drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The mother of a 40-year-old man who died late last year in a Metairie apartment has penned a long obituary that centers mostly on her son's battle with drugs and advice she'd give to other parents facing the same struggle with their children. As is normal in an obituary for a loved one, Knox is remembered for many positive attributes including his intelligence, and his caring heart.


  17. 16 Acadiana restaurants opening in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The past year has been full of restaurant openings. And so far, it looks like 2016 will be just as busy with developments in the Acadiana dining scene.


  18. Congress lifts 40-year-old crude oil export banRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Daily Advertiser reports: U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Metairie, praised Friday's vote in the House of Representatives on legislation that will end the U.S. ban on exports of crude oil. Scalise, who serves as House majority whip, said the omnibus bill passed the House 316-113 and would go to the Senate for passage.


  19. Congressman Boustany announcement due MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, dean of Louisiana's House delegation, has filed his formal papers to run for the U.S. Senate in 2016 and is planning an announcement Monday in Lafayette. Boustany's formal announcement will come at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 517 W. St. Patrick St., his boyhood home.


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