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Don Ames
August 17, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Jesuit High School officials say several of the school's football players and coaches had their vehicles broken into this week during team practice. Nine students and two coaches reported having their car windows smashed Thursday night. The team parked their cars at the Mid-City school, then took 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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Thomas Perumean
July 25, 2019 - 6:39 am
The trial took all of two days, jury deliberation took just 35-minutes, the sentence will take the next 40-years. Joseph Picard, the man arrested for trying to kidnap young women and girls in Metairie, will be 82 when released. It began June 15, 2017 when juvenile victims reported Picard approached...
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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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Chris Miller
July 18, 2019 - 4:38 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office released new details today about the deadly shooting that happened when deputies were attempting to make an arrest in Metairie Wednesday night. Around 6:30 p.m., the deputies were at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Cleary Ave. to make an arrest in a...
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Amos Morale III
July 17, 2019 - 4:53 pm
Louisiana’s first Shake Shack will open its doors Friday. The national burger chain will begin serving New Orleans area customers at 11 a.m. on Veterans Memorial Boulevard on the corner of Severn Avenue. The first 100 people in line will receive a free Dirty Coast T-Shirt and Shake Shack swag...
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Thomas Perumean
June 30, 2019 - 5:36 pm
The pursuit of a robbery suspect through Metairie ended in a spectacular crash in Kenner Sunday Afternoon. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Glen Boyd says the driver was a suspect in a robbery earlier this weekend. Boyd says there were no serious injuries and no shots...
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Jim Hanzo
June 23, 2019 - 8:32 pm
A fire in an apartment took the life of a 3-year-old girl Sunday evening. Jefferson Parish East Bank Fire Chief Dave Tibbets, said the girl was rescued by firefighters and EMS performed CPR on her but she died at a hospital. The fire broke out at the Bellemont Apartments, near Riverside and...
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Chris Miller
June 21, 2019 - 12:26 pm
The family of Sean Barrette, the 22-year-old man accused in three killings in Metairie, linked to a murder in New Orleans, and suspected in several more shooting incidents, released a statement today expressing their sorrow at what happened. "To the families and friends who have been devastated by...
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Chris Miller
June 19, 2019 - 11:33 am
The man arrested for three murders in Metairie is apparently a former John Curtis football player who secured a walk-on spot on the University of South Alabama's roster, The New Orleans Advocate reports. A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office SWAT team arrested the suspect last night. Jefferson Parish...
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