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  1. Man sentenced to 28 years in 2015 murder, carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | NOLA.com

    ... fled. On June 1, 2015, Fleming was driving the carjacked Dodge Ram with Brown and Johnson near Whitney Avenue in Terrytown when they saw J.M. get in the front passenger side of a blue Audi AA4, court records said. Fleming pulled the Dodge Ram up ...

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  2. Smothered homicide victim had duct tape 'wrapped around his entire head:' JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | NOLA.com

    When curious witnesses forced their way into a vacant Terrytown store to look for a missing friend, they discovered Mohamed Mezlini lying on the floor with gray duct tape wrapped around his entire head. "He had duct tape completely around his head from the top of the bridge of his nose to his chin.

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  3. Women's Roller Derby tourney jamming into New Orleans in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | NOLA.com

    ... on St. Louis Street, before disbanding. The immeasurably cool Big Easy Rollergirls practice at Skate Country in Terrytown on 2008 (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com Doug MacCash has the best job in the world, covering art, music and culture in New ...

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  4. Man drives onto Lakefront airfield, injures officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | NOLA.com

    A Terrytown man is accused of driving his BMW onto the airfield at New Orleans Lakefront Airport , causing a private plane to sharply divert course and ultimately injuring a New Orleans police officer, according to court documents. Just before 6 p.m., Jordan Daigle, 23, crashed his silver BMW into the access gate at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport and entered the airfield.

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  5. Former Terrytown man booked with 45 counts of making child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | NOLA.com

    A former Terrytown resident already jailed as part of an ongoing child pornography investigation is again facing new charges after Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives found 45 sexually explicit images authorities say the man took of at least two young girls in his home. Joshua Sullivan , 38, was rearrested Wednesday and booked with 45 counts of production of pornography involving a juvenile, said Capt.

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  6. Terrytown murder suspect back in Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A fugitive wanted in the death of a man who was found strangled, smothered and bound in duct tape inside a vacant Terrytown store has been extradited back to Jefferson Parish. Saleh Abdel Omar, 40, of Gretna, was booked Wednesday into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna on one count of second-degree murder, according to jail records.

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  7. Xavier students push for inclusive hair policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... pic.twitter.com/KCH56NxFky Most recently in the New Orleans area, the private Christ the King Elementary School in Terrytown refused to teach two 6th graders because their hair extensions violated a new dress code policy that only permitted students ...

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  8. Sheriff: Suspect in Louisiana slaying arrested in PanamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | WWSB

    The New Orleans Advocate reported Saturday that Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto says 40-year-old Saleh Omar, of Terrytown, has been charged with second-degree murder. Officials say Omar fled the country this month following the September death of a 29-year-old man who was found suffering blunt force trauma.

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  9. Suspect in strangling, killing of Terrytown man arrested in PanamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | NOLA.com

    After fleeing the country, a man suspected of killing a Terrytown man earlier this month was found in Panama and will be extradited to Louisiana to face a second-degree murder charge, Jefferson Parish authorities said Saturday . Brothers Yazan Omar and Saleh Omar are suspected in the strangling and smothering of 29-year-old Mohamed Mezilini on Sept.

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  10. Man wounded in Terrytown shooting: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A man was injured Monday evening in a shooting in Terrytown, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Willie Payne was arrested and booked with nine counts of aggravated arson.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a Terrytown man last week who tried to burn down his apartment complex, according to authorities. Willie Payne, 27, was booked with nine counts of aggravated arson, according to Glen T. Boyd, spokesman for the department.

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  12. Educational Freedom and the Importance of HairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Cato Institute

    ... of the incident sparked a national furor. The second case involves two girls at the Christ the King school in Terrytown, Louisiana, who were sent out for wearing hair extensions . After the story spread the school ended its extension prohibition, ...

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

    Sep 14, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... occurred during the early morning hours of Aug. 28 in the parking lot of Oakwood Mall, 197 West Bank Expressway , Terrytown, authorities said. Janiqua Jiles' ex-boyfriend, a 41-year-old man from New Orleans, told deputies he was driving across the ...

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  14. Man wounded in Terrytown shooting: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A 27-year-old man was injured in a shooting Thursday night in Terrytown, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Terrytown man accused of sexually abusing young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... of 10 counts of possession of juvenile pornography. Authorities suspect he could face more charges. ( A former Terrytown man already charged with taking lewd images of juveniles was rearrested on new charges of sexual battery and indecent behavior ...

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  16. Parents drop a natural haira lawsuit against Terrytown schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    Faith Fennidy leaves Christ the King School last week after being told that her hair extensions violated the school's uniform policy Faith Fennidy leaves Christ the King School last week after being told that her hair extensions violated the school's uniform policy NEW ORLEANS - The parents of two school children who were singled out and forced to leave school due to their hair have dropped a lawsuit against the school. The lawsuit was filed after the two sixth grade students at Christ the King school in Terrytown were sent home because one had braids in her hair and the other had extensions.

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  17. Families drop lawsuit over hair policy at New Orleans-area school that prompted firestormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... in Metairie, La. Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. Faith Fennidy was taken out of class at Christ the King Parish School in Terrytown after she was accused of violating school's hair policy on extensions. A lawsuit has been filed by her parents and that of ...

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  18. See photos from the 9/11 remembrance in TerrytownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Members of the public joined elected officials for the 17th anniversary Remembrance of September 11, Patriot's Day and First Responders Support Ceremony in Terrytown on Tuesday . Jefferson Parish Councilman Ricky Templet hosted the event.

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  19. 'He didn't deserve this:' Relative of strangled Terrytown manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Mohamed Mezlini, 29, in an undated photograph. Mezlini died of asphyxia by strangling and smothering after he was attacked inside a vacant Terrytown store, authorities said.

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  20. Families dismiss lawsuit against school in hair policy disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The families of two Terrytown students have dismissed their federal lawsuit against a Roman Catholic school that removed the girls from school due its policy prohibiting hair extensions, records show. Christ the King Parish School in Terrytown revoked the new policy late last month after it received a national backlash from critics who say black children have historically experienced more school discipline over their hairstyles.

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