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  1. DA seeks higher bonds for out-of-town men charged in 2 beatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | NOLA.com

    From left: Joshua Neely, Shawn D. Miller, William Cody and Richard Gum are facing second-degree battery and simple robbery charges related to separate beatings in the French Quarter and CBD Monday night. in a bill of information with second-degree battery and simple robbery, court records show.

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  2. Watch the ladies of NOPD respond to lip-synch challenge and see how they stack up against the restRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The ladies of the New Orleans Police Department responded Thursday to the viral "Lip-Synch Challenge," that has swept across the country's police departments. Officers from Gretna, Slidell, East Baton Rouge and Zachary have already submitted their entries, but we're still waiting for some more .

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  3. City Council demands details on Entergy power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | NOLA.com

    Entergy linemen do repair work as Westwego Police blocked the West Bank Expressway near Victory Drive in Westwego on Dec 15, 2009 after a small tornado. when they couldn't provide specific answers to questions about frequent power outages.

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  4. New Orleans Pelicans' Elfrid Payton hosts 200 at free basketball clinicRead the original story

    Monday Jul 16 | NOLA.com

    Gretna native Elfrid Payton , one of the newest New Orleans Pelicans , enjoyed two of his favorite things Sunday : playing basketball and giving back, as he hosted the third Elfrid Payton Youth Basketball Clinic at the Alario Center in Westwego. "The job comes first, but I love to give back to the community," said Payton, who agreed to a one-year deal with the Pelicans on June 30. "I think it's going to mean a lot to my family and friends," said the former John Ehret star.

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  5. Coroner's office names man shot at Avondale baseball fieldRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish coroner's office identified the man fatally shot at a baseball field in Avondale Thursday night as Chad Payne, 47, of Westwego. Payne died of several gunshot wounds to the head and body, according to Mark Bone, chief death investigator for the coroner's office.

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  6. Bayou Liberty Pirogue Races: Check out the photosRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | NOLA.com

    If you thought pirogue pointers were the only lessons to be learned at the 66th annual Bayou Liberty Pirogue Races held Sunday near Slidell , you'd be wrong. Life lessons were as plentiful as Bogalusa paddlers at the fun, family competition.

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  7. Louisiana Senate passes budget with TOPS, health care money -- and more taxesRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana Senate, led by Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, is having to make difficult decisions on budget and taxes Sunday . The Louisiana Senate voted 38-1 for a state budget proposal Sunday that would fully fund TOPS, hospitals for the poor and uninsured, prisoner housing and nursing homes -- but the plan is based on a controversial tax plan it's not clear can get Legislature approval.

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  8. 600-mile bike ride honors fallen Westwego officer, St. John firefighterRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A Westwego police officer slain in a deadly domestic disturbance and a St. John the Baptist firefighter fatally injured while responding to a crash will be among the 11 fallen first responders honored during an eight-day bicycle ride that begins Sunday near Westwego. The participants in the 2018 Texas Brotherhood Ride will cover 600 miles to San Antonio, making stops along the way for presentations to the relatives and co-workers of the first responders being honored this year, according to Chief Dave Tibbetts of the East Bank Consolidated Fire Department.

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  9. 4 Shoppers Value stores opening in Jefferson Parish at old Winn-Dixie sitesRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The transformation of the Old Jefferson Winn-Dixie store on Jefferson Highway a Shoppers Value Foods store is underway, while Shoppers Value stores in Westwego, Harvey and Avondale have reopened in recent weeks. The four Jefferson Parish stores were sold to Baton Rouge-based Shoppers Value in February and closed shortly afterward for renovations.

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  10. Organization slams pending passage of Louisiana public school prayer billRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | NOLA.com

    State Sen. Ryan Gatti, R-Bossier City, has authored a bill to allow teachers to bow their heads "in deference and respect" during student-led prayers in public schools. after it was approved in a Senate concurrence meeting last Friday.

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  11. Man held at gunpoint bails out of car in front of police officer: NOPDRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A man who held a 39-year-old man at gunpoint in New Orleans and told him to drive to a location was arrested after the driver bailed out the vehicle in front of a Westwego police officer, according to court records. On Wednesday around 3 p.m., Elvis Jackson, 31, met the 39-year-old in the parking lot of a Walmart at 4301 Chef Menteur Highway, police said.

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  12. Harrah's Casino extension dies as Louisiana Legislature adjournsRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Before it adjourned for the regular session, the Louisiana Legislature could not reach a compromise Friday on an extension of Harrah's New Orleans casino gambling license. The bill died in a conference committee, dealing a major blow to plans for a new $350 million hotel.

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  13. Abusers finally will have to give up their guns | EditorialRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Four years after the Legislature made it illegal for some domestic violence offenders to possess guns, Louisiana is finally taking steps to ensure the weapons are taken away. New Orleans Sen. J.P. Morrell's Senate Bill 231 , which sets up a mechanism for the weapons to be turned in, was sent Wednesday to Gov. John Bel Edwards for his signature.

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  14. 2 robberies and 2 attempted robberies reported within 9 hours: NOPDRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | NOLA.com

    NOPD reported a robbery in Mid City, a robbery in Gentilly and two attempted robberies in Marigny Wednesday night . , according to an initial log of major crimes.

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  15. Marrero man accused of stealing $122K from credit unionRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A Marrero man faces federal accusations that he stole about $122,000 from a credit union while serving there as a branch manager, according to U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans' office. Scott Breaux, 39, was charged with bank theft in an indictment handed up Thursday by a federal grand jury.

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  16. Louisiana House Speaker: Ending legislative session May 18 is 'possible'Read the original story

    May 8, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, told The Associated Press Tuesday that he and House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, would try to end the Louisiana Legislature's regular session May 18, a Friday. A special session focused on renewing or raising taxes would then start the following week, on May 21 or 22. If the Legislature didn't manage to get through all of its business by May 18, then lawmakers could use the weekend that followed before the special session to tie up loose ends, Alario said.

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  17. Life sentence for man who impregnated Westwego 12-year-oldRead the original story

    May 8, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Jose Moreno Cervantes, 35, was charged with first-degree rape of a child under the age of 13 by a Jefferson Parish grand jury on July 27. He is accused of raping and impregnating a 12-year-old girl. to life in prison.

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  18. Jefferson Parish jury convicts man who raped, impregnated 12-year-oldRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | NOLA.com

    It took a Jefferson Parish jury took less than 30 minutes Tuesday to convict a Denham Springs man of raping and impregnating a 12-year-old girl, according to the Jefferson Parish district attorney's office. During the two-day trial, Jose Ivan Moreno Cervantes, 36, claimed the young victim impregnated herself with one of his used condoms.

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  19. Continental Grain elevator explosion film to screen May 24 in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | NOLA.com

    "The Continental Grain Elevator Explosion," a film by New Orleans area disaster documentarian Royd Anderson, will be screened May 24 at 7 p.m. at the Eastbank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., in Metairie . Admission is free, and advance registration is not required.

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  20. Louisiana House Speaker has conditions for starting special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras , R-New Iberia, wants the Senate to approve a state budget bill and other legislation -- though he was vague about what those other bills might be -- before he agrees to end the Legislature's regular session early . "It will depend on how fast we get out House bills back from the Senate," Barras said in interview with reporters Monday evening .

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