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  1. 4-year-old girl drowns at Kenner condo complexRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Police say in a news release that Jennifer Santos-Molina of Metairie was seen on surveillance footage swimming with family members Friday night at the Chardonnay Village Condominiums. Police says at one point, the girl pushed off a ledge, went under water and resurfaced twice "with little commotion.


  2. Man crushed to death while repairing dump truckRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Kenner police say a 63-year-old Metairie man died after a dump truck bed under which he was working fell and crushed him. They say the truck bed was propped up by supports, and he was working between the bed and the truck frame when a support broke.


  3. 2 indicted in killings of Metairie man and his sonRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Jefferson Parish grand jury has returned a 23-count indictment against two New Orleans residents accused of killing a Metairie man and his son during a home invasion in April. Multiple news outlets report the indictment charges 17-year-old Dexter Allen with second-degree murder in the fatal shootings of 56-year-old David Pence and 25-year-old Nicholas Pence at their home on April 22. Eighteen-year-old Haraquon DeGruy was charged with two counts of being a principal to the murders.


  4. St. Bernard News opens office in ChalmetteRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The St. Bernard News, a weekly community broadsheet, has opened an office in Chalmette after years of running its operations out of Jefferson Parish. A ribbon-cutting was held Wednesday.


  5. Vandals damage police memorial at New Orleans cemeteryRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Officials had no immediate estimate of the cost of the damage, but the vandals pried off and destroyed the metal vessel housing the gas-powered flame. Matt Patin, executive director of the Louisiana Law Enforcement Officer Memorial, told multiple news outlets the eternal flame was the centerpiece of the memorial.


  6. Authorities: Man sentenced for sex trafficking of teen, 16Read the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Authorities say a Dallas, Texas man who brought a teenage girl to New Orleans for prostitution has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison. Multiple media outlets report that a federal judge sentenced 26-year-old Taurean Jackson to 270 months in prison on Wednesday.


  7. 5 cited for red snapper violationsRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says agents cited 50-year-old Darren Bartlett, of Kenner; 53-year-old Christopher Bartlett, of Mandeville; 39-year-old Michael Moats, of Metairie; 52-year-old Kevin Pichon, of Metairie; and 52-year-old Robert O'Neil, of Mandeville, for over the limit of red snapper. Agents on patrol near Venice stopped the men's vessel July 11 for an inspection and found them in possession of 20 red snapper.


  8. Police: Driver crashes into Metairie canal, swims to safetyRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The New Orleans Advocate reports that officials say 23-year-old Ashley Lanning, of Waveland, Mississippi, says she fell asleep at the wheel Sunday before crashing her car into the canal. Lanning swam from her car unharmed.


  9. Trader Joe's announces move into MetairieRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Trader Joe's has signed a lease to establish its second Louisiana grocery store - and the first in the New Orleans metro area. Multiple media outlets report that the California-based grocery chain announced on Wednesday that store will open a location in Metairie in the second half of 2016.


  10. Cops: Safety lock traps alleged burglar in SUV after chaseRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A suburban New Orleans sheriff says a deputy chased down an SUV in which the back-seat passenger had one orange-gloved hand on a safe and a pry-bar. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said Tuesday that the driver stopped the car and ran, but child safety locks trapped the passenger.


  11. Workers hailed as heroes after rescuing 3 from burning homeRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Six employees of Jefferson Parish's Streets Department have been honored for rescuing three people from a burning house earlier this month in Metairie. The Advocate reports Ricky Walker, Rickey Addison, Keith Ellis, Paul Ellis, Don Cunningham and Randy Bass received certificates of merit from Jefferson Parish President John Young Wednesday.


  12. Home Bancorp buys Louisiana Bancorp in $74.5 million dealRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Lafayette-based Home Bancorp Inc. will acquire Metairie-based Louisiana Bancorp in a cash deal valued at $74.5 million. The New Orleans Advocate reports the transaction has already been approved by both companies' boards, but announced the merger after the markets closed Thursday.


  13. Arrest warrant issued for men in death of girlfriendRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Louisiana authorities say an arrest warrant has been issued for a 23-year-old man wanted in connection with the death of Jasilas Wright, whose body was found June 10 on Interstate 10 in Metairie. State police and Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say Adam Littleton is suspected of kidnapping Wright, his girlfriend, from New Orleans and attempting to take her to Dallas, where they first met.


  14. Boy pleads not guilty to charges related to double slayingsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A teenager accused of killing a Metairie father and his son has pleaded not guilty to crimes occurring before and after the slayings. Local media reports 17-year-old Dexter Allen pleaded not guilty on Friday to attempted second-degree murder and robbery charges.


  15. Oil spill claim centers add hours as Monday deadline nearsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Offices established to help people file claims under a legal settlement following the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill will be open extra hours ahead of a looming deadline. Claims administrator Patrick Juneau says assistance centers in Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas will be open until midnight Monday, the deadline for filing claims under the 2012 settlement.


  16. 'Common Core Compromise' bills all advancingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    It originally started the session as a showdown and has become a compromise. The three bills touted as the "Common Core Compromise" plan were up for debate Wednesday, and the move has a new high-profile supporter that might surprise some.


  17. 61-year-old Louisiana man dies after being ejected from boatRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Multiple news outlets report Gary Folks and his friend, an unidentified 73-year-old Metairie resident, were aboard an 18-foot fiberglass boat when they lost steering and were ejected Saturday morning. A rescue team found Gary Folks' body several hours later near Rattlesnake Bayou, about 12 miles south of Happy Jack.


  18. Suspect convicted in Metairie double killingRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    According to local media reports, 22-year-old Jason Thomas faces a mandatory life sentence in the deaths of Demektric Anderson and Tacara Williams-Moss, both of Memphis, Tennessee. Authorities say each was shot early Dec. 30, 2013, during a botched drug deal.


  19. 3 deputies injured after high-speed chase leads to crashRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Three Louisiana deputies and two civilians have been injured after a high-speed chase with suspect ended in a crash. Multiple news outlets report three St. John the Baptist Parish deputies chased 33-year-old Cory Joseph Hebert Tuesday night into Metairie after police responded to a domestic violence call.


  20. Teens charged with killing father and son in LouisianaRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Two teenagers have been charged with killing a father and his son after a car robbery in an upscale Louisiana neighborhood. The Times-Picayune reports 18-year-old Haraquon Dugrey and a 17-year-old boy were arrested Friday in the shooting deaths of 56-year-old David Pence and his 25-year-old son Nicholas Wednesday in Metairie.


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