Metairie, Louisiana

Jim Hanzo
February 13, 2018 - 9:01 am
Some choose to spend Mardi Gras in Metairie over New Orleans. We caught up with some who spent the night to get a good spot. Some have been doing this for 25 years and that's because they say, it's family-oriented in Metairie. Let the grandkids go out there and enjoy it, and I just sit back here...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 08, 2018 - 7:21 am
Could some New Orleans parades end up rolling in Metairie? The idea has at least been explored with a wet weekend forecast and the city saying parades cannot change days. Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni says they are ready to help. "To make sure that the people that love to go to these...
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Don Ames
February 02, 2018 - 8:40 am
The 11th annual Jefferson Parish Family Gras kicks off in Metairie this evening. And, what's probably the greatest free concert in the community this year features three Grammy Award winners. The first of those Grammy winners is also a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. "Saturday we have John...
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Jim Hanzo
February 01, 2018 - 11:40 am
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested 2 teenagers in the murder of 17-year-old whose body was dumped on a Metairie street earlier this week. JPSO said they are 17-year-old Valentin Martinez and Chicobi Smith, also 17. They've been booked on second-degree murder charges of Tyris James...
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Jim Hanzo
January 30, 2018 - 5:10 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a homicide in Metairie where cops say the body of a man was found in the 2300 block of N. Arnoult St., between West Napoleon and I-10. Sheriff Joe Lopinto says the victim appeared to suffer a gunshot wound to the head and was approximately 18...
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November 10, 2017 - 12:19 pm
A Metairie coach and referee in Jefferson Parish for 40 years has now been arrested again, and facing new allegations stemming from a party involved with juveniles 55-year-old Allen Joseph, had been arrested previously on counts of contributing to the delinquency of juveniles after he allegedly...
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Jim Hanzo
October 20, 2017 - 10:10 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says credit card skimmers have been found on gas pumps at a Metairie gas station. Employees found the skimmers and cameras on a couple of gas pumps at the Circle K, located at 2209 N. Causeway in Metairie. The skimmers were found October 20, and police were...
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Don Ames
August 10, 2017 - 9:44 pm
J efferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says a coach and referee at a number of JPRD playgrounds for approximately 40 years has been arrested. 55-year-old Allen Joseph, of Metairie, has been charged with 3 counts of contributing to the delinquency of juveniles. JPSO detectives learned that on...
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Jim Hanzo
July 07, 2017 - 3:43 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office reports an evacuation in the area of Airline Park Boulevard and Merle Streets in Metairie, because of a high-pressure gas leak. Crews are working to repair the leak and the area has been shut down. No injuries have been reported.
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Chris Miller
June 16, 2017 - 12:57 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says it has arrested a man who allegedly tried to kidnap several children and a woman last night. The sheriff's office says Joseph Picard was arrested in Kenner near 22nd and Idaho. The sheriff's office said the suspect first tried to lure children at a...
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