Jefferson Parish

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Jim Hanzo
August 08, 2019 - 8:42 am
Children will be heading back to school in Jefferson Parish as well as St. Charles and St. Bernard Parishes, today. And that means drivers will have to be paying close attention attention. In Jefferson Parish, Sheriff Joe Lopinto says his deputies will be out looking for speeders. Lopinto adds it...
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Chris Miller
August 06, 2019 - 9:27 am
With election qualifying will finally come an answer to a question in Jefferson Parish politics that has been lingering nearly three years -- is Parish President Mike Yenni in or out? It was three years ago when Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni first acknowledged reports he had sexted a...
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Don Ames
August 03, 2019 - 9:40 am
A Jefferson Parish jury has voted to convict a 23-year-old Metairie man in a bloody 2017 quadruple murder at an apartment complex in Metairie. After two hours and 45 minutes of deliberation, jurors voted 11-1 to find Armande Tart guilty of three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second...
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Chris Miller
July 23, 2019 - 2:29 pm
A judge at the Jefferson Parish courthouse today denied bail for 22-year-old Sean Barrette, who is accused of going on a murderous shooting spree last month. Barrette faces charges of first and second degree murder. Investigators say Barrette randomly selected his victims as he shot them with a .40...
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Thomas Perumean
July 18, 2019 - 9:40 am
A New Orleans favorite, once found at any local store, will be back on shelves as soon as next year. Hubig's Pies, longtime maker of fried fruit pies has announced it will open a new $1.37-million piemaking facility in Jefferson Parish. The project initially will create 14 full-time direct jobs,...
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Chris Miller
July 14, 2019 - 7:17 pm
The mandatory evacuations for low-lying areas of Jefferson Parish outside the levee system have been lifted. Residents of Lafitte, Crown Point, Barataria, the town of Jean Lafitte and Grand Isle are being allowed to return. The parish recommends doing so only in a truck or SUV or other high-riding...
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Chris Miller
July 12, 2019 - 8:45 pm
Like New Orleans, Jefferson Parish leaders are asking residents to stay inside unless absolutely necessary, and stick to that for a little while even after the storm passes. "Traffic is actually very light," said Sheriff Joe Lopinto. "Most people are off the roadways. We want to keep it that way."...
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Chris Miller
July 11, 2019 - 12:33 pm
With Tropical Storm Barry predicted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane just west of Morgan City in two days, officials in the New Orleans area have been announcing their preparations. Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni has declared a state of emergency. "Mandatory evacuations have been...
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