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Don Ames
June 01, 2019 - 11:42 am
A 56-year-old Metairie woman says what a criminal stole from her this week is a matter of life and death. The car that cancer patient Lori Nixon has depended on for transportation to daily radiation treatments was stripped of its tires and wheels this week. Nixon says she now has to try and find...
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Don Ames
May 25, 2019 - 1:23 pm
A juvenile bald eagle found soaked and stumping along a street in Metairie where it hatched will be released Tuesday in the same area. The bird's parents have nested for a couple of years in a tall live oak in the back yard of a Metairie home. A neighborhood resident brought the mottled brown...
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Don Ames
May 18, 2019 - 8:19 am
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Office official says a 35-year-old Metairie man was shot and killed on N. Causeway Boulevard in Metairie Friday night. The shooting took place about 10:45 p.m., in the 2600 block of N. Causeway, after an apparent car chase that started in the Fat City area. During that...
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Chris Miller
May 03, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Three men are under arrest after Jefferson Parish Sheriff's officials say they broke into a Metairie home, held a woman at gunpoint, pistol-whipped another, and carjacked a pizza delivery vehicle. Antonio Key (center) of Harvey and Rodgers Hart (left) and Darius Daleo of Marrero face charges of...
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Don Ames
March 14, 2019 - 10:12 pm
Police are investigating a homicide in Metairie Thursday night. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the 1200 block of Howard Avenue near Providence Memorial Park shortly before 9 p.m. They arrived to find a man wounded in the street with two shell casings on the ground nearby...
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Chris Miller
March 02, 2019 - 4:31 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says it is investigating to see if any laws or procedures were violated in an incident involving deputies that was caught on video during Friday night's Krewe of Centurion parade. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to a disturbance in the...
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Don Ames
March 01, 2019 - 3:12 pm
The Metairie Krewes of Athena and Pandora have postponed their Sunday night parades until Monday at 5:30 p.m., due to weather concerns. That means Metairie will have a couple of Lundi Gras parades where none had existed previously. Athena's 20-float procession will hit the streets first, with its...
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Michael Cohen
February 25, 2019 - 6:44 am
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Chris Miller
February 23, 2019 - 7:43 pm
The rain has forced the Krewe of Caeser to shorten its parade by eliminating the Severn and Bonnabel legs of its journey. Jefferson Parish officials announced the change on the parish's Facebook page.
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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 11:40 am
Jefferson Parish authorities say two people were killed in a Sunday morning crash in Metairie. Two others were taken to a hospital. The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on Airline Drive near North Atlanta Street. Neighbors told WWL-TV an 18-wheeler was parked on the side of Airline and the...
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