Jefferson Parish Newswire

Jefferson Parish Newswire

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  1. Murray Scores 31 As Nuggets Beat Pelicans 146-114Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

    'Sticky Bun Riders': Social Club With Cycling Problem The next time you're out for a drive through Red Rocks, watch out for The Sticky Bun Riders. The group says they're a "social club with a cycling problem."

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  2. Charges dropped for one man accused in Avondale shooting that killed toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Alabama Live

    Capital murder charges against one of the men charged in a two-year-old's shooting death were dismissed Friday morning. Joshua Isaiah Carpenter, 22, was charged with capital murder and two counts of attempted murder in the August shooting that left toddler Ron'Narius "Duke" Austin dead and two others injured.

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  3. Where Are They Now?: Jack YoungbloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | Turf Show Times

    Jack Youngblood played defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams from 1971-1984 after playing college football at the University of Florida. With the 19th overall pick in the 1971 NFL Draft, Youngblood would go on to play his entire NFL career with the Rams.

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  4. Man accused of impersonating officer pulls over the real thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The real officer said he was driving with his wife when a man in a car going the other way started flashing his lights, and had something on his dash flashing, too. Once the cars passed each other, the real officer says the other man did a U-turn and started following him, lights still flashing.

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  5. Taste of the Magic City features nearly 30 Birmingham restaurants and chefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Alabama Live

    The seventh annual Taste of the Magic City takes place Oct. 26, 2017, at MAKEbhm, 4000 Third Ave. South in Birmingham, Ala. Guests at the seventh annual Taste of the Magic City will get to sample dishes from nearly 30 Birmingham restaurants, caterers and food companies.

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  6. One man missing in Louisiana oil platform explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Walton Sun

    The Coast Guard is coordinating search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil rig platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a witness at approximately 8 p.m. of an oil platform explosion.

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  7. Fire fight and search continue after platform explosion in Lake PontchartrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... New Orleans received a report from a witness at approximately 8 p.m. of an oil platform explosion." The Jefferson Parish fire department said they were working with subcontractors cleaning the platform to determine if there was indeed another victim ...

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  8. Maiden's voyage: Jefferson High School student takes on Belgium during Rotary Exchange ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    At 17, Ryan Maiden has already been to places like Mexico, Brazil, Amsterdam, Finland, Paris and Greece. Now, thanks to the local International Youth Exchange Program in Pennsylvania, he can add Belgium to that list.

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  9. Quadruple slaying suspect found dead in apparent jail suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WSOCTV

    A New Orleans man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, their unborn child and the woman's parents before setting the family's home on fire last fall was found dead in his jail cell Wednesday of an apparent suicide. Jatory Evans, 29, was found hanged in his cell at the Jefferson Parish Jail around 4:25 p.m., the New Orleans Advocate reported .

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  10. Police Arrest Man After Sending Sex Videos To 11-Year-Old GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Trent Kaiser, 21, of Roann, was arrested on September 21 after an investigation involving the Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Jefferson Parish Louisiana Sheriff's Department. Investigators in Indiana were notified by a detective from the Jefferson County Louisiana Sheriff's Department that Kaiser purportedly had sexually charged conversations and exchanged images and videos depicting sexual content, with an 11 year-old Louisiana girl.

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  11. TX Man Charged with Impersonating Fire Marshal During HurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    A Spring man who responded to emergency calls near Labelle during Hurricane Harvey is accused of pretending to be a fire marshal and peace officer. He was indicted Wednesday on two counts of impersonating a public servant, the second time he's been arrested on that charge.

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  12. Spring man accused of impersonating a fire marshal during HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A Spring man who responded to emergency calls near Labelle during Hurricane Harvey is accused of pretending to be a fire marshal and peace officer.

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  13. Medical marijuana company to provide boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A former medical research building may provide the opportunity for jobs and an economic boost for people in Jefferson County, officials with a medical marijuana company, hoping to get a license from the state of Arkansas, said. According to a report from Little Rock television station KARK, Natural State Agronomics are wanting to take the building in Redfield and develop it into a research and processing facility.

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  14. Harvey 9 mins ago 11:00 a.m.RESOURCES | Where to pick-up water and other help on SaturdayRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | KBMT

    Here's some info and events for today and the near future that we've received recently regarding help for Southeast Texans in the aftermath of Harvey. The Jefferson County Courthouse, the Mid County Tax Office, and the Jefferson County Sub Courthouse in Port Arthur will only be open from 8 a.m. to noon Friday.

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  15. Harvey 3 mins ago 7:27 a.m.RESOURCES | Where to pick-up water and other help on FridayRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2017 | KBMT

    Here's some info and events for today and the near future that we've received recently regarding help for Southeast Texans in the aftermath of Harvey. The Jefferson County Courthouse, the Mid County Tax Office, and the Jefferson County Sub Courthouse in Port Arthur will only be open from 8 a.m. to noon Friday.

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  16. Texas says 37,000 homes suffered major damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WBRZ

    The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that more than 37,000 homes have sustained major damage and nearly 7,000 have been destroyed by Harvey and its flooding. Those figures come from a daily damage estimate compiled from reports by local officials and the figures have been rising.

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  17. The Latest: Texas says 37,000 homes suffered major damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that more than 37,000 homes have sustained major damage and nearly 7,000 have been destroyed by Harvey and its flooding. Those figures come from a daily damage estimate compiled from reports by local officials and the figures have been rising.

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  18. The Latest: Harvey floods shelter for evacuees in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A shelter near Houston for at least 100 displaced people has been overrun by Harvey floodwaters, forcing weary evacuees to retreat to bleacher seats. Jefferson County sheriff's deputy Marcus McLellan said Wednesday that the Bowers Civic Center in Port Arthur was inundated overnight due to overwhelming rainfall and a nearby overflowing canal.

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  19. The Latest: Report: Port Arthur flooding situation direRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    TV reports the situation in Port Arthur is dire as homes were expected to fill with rising floodwaters and residents unsure of how to evacuate the city. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens tells the station that county resources cannot get to Port Arthur because of the flooding and some residents have gone into survival mode.

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  20. Gators at park could escape due to flooding from HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Floodwaters in Texas could lead to the escape of hundreds of alligators from the Gator Country Adventure Park in Beaumont, park owner Gary Saurage said. The two biggest gators, Big Tex and Big Al, are in trailers, but there are upwards of 350 alligators in the exterior of the facility.

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