Fatal Fire
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 08, 2020 - 8:40 pm
A disabled man died in a fire in Gretna after his father reportedly left home while cooking and left the stove on.
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Lundi Gras Gretna
Kenny Kuhn
February 24, 2020 - 9:46 am
Gretna celebrates Lundi Gras with live music and food at the Gretna Market Place on Huey P. Long Avenue.
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Gretna's Mayor's Court survives legal challenge
Associated Press
February 22, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Gretna's Mayor's Court survives legal challenge
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Body found in Harvey canal
Thomas Perumean
February 09, 2020 - 11:17 am
Jefferson Parish takes lead in homicide case
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WWL Newsroom
February 05, 2020 - 7:19 am
More than $200,000 in checks and packages have been stolen form curbside mailboxes at the Gretna Post Office on Gretna Boulevard.
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Don Ames
August 03, 2019 - 12:35 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was shot and killed near the West Bank Expressway Saturday morning. Authorities say deputies received a call around 5:20 a.m. about a man shot in the 100 block of West Bank Expressway. 2nd District officers arrived shortly afterwards and found an...
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February 20, 2019 - 2:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man has pleaded guilty to killing a Gretna teen in Louisiana more than five years ago. 23-year-old Brent Riggins pleaded guilty to manslaughter Tuesday in the 2013 shooting death of 18-year-old Jared Hester of Gretna. The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office said Riggins...
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Jim Hanzo
December 27, 2018 - 9:33 am
Have you been hearing fireworks in your neighborhood recently? Tis the season for bottle rockets, firecrackers, and much bigger than that. Jerry Sumera with Fancy's Fireworks in Gretna says fireworks sales have been up and weather permitting, it should continue. He says down south we love our...
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Chris Miller
October 09, 2018 - 8:47 pm
A social studies teacher who is also a baseball coach at Thomas Jefferson High School in Gretna is accused of illicit sexual contact with a student, according to The New Orleans Advocate . The crime Kim Minor is charged with is a misdemeanor. Louisiana law forbids educators educators from engaging...
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October 01, 2018 - 9:44 am
GRETNA, La. (AP) — Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto says a slaying suspect who fled the country has been arrested in Panama. The New Orleans Advocate reported Saturday that Lopinto says 40-year-old Saleh Omar, of Terrytown, has been charged with second-degree murder. Officials say Omar fled the...
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