River Ridge

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Thomas Perumean
October 11, 2019 - 5:05 am
The little league champions from the River Ridge will meet President Donald Trump today at the White House in Washington D.C. The team claimed a world championship victory in August and Head Coach Scott Frazier says it all started at a press conference with a suggestion that the team should get a...
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Don Ames
August 29, 2019 - 7:52 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says one of its deputies was shot, but not injured, Thursday night in River Ridge. A bullet hit the deputy's gun belt but was not responsible for any injury. The deputy was wearing a bulletproof vest at the time of the shooting. According to a JPSO spokesman,...
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Newell Normand
August 27, 2019 - 7:57 am
Over 7,000 teams started their season with their eyes on the prize…a championship…during the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Every participant was a victor. Every team a winner. And, the sum total of all the experience - life altering! In competition,...
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WWL Newsroom
August 25, 2019 - 9:14 am
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Louisiana's Reece Roussel had a two-run single that broke the Little League World Series tournament record for hits with 15. At the time, it seemed like a footnote. His hit in the sixth inning Saturday that gave Louisiana a 7-0 lead over Hawaii turned out to be the...
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Don Ames
June 22, 2019 - 10:19 am
Something seems rotten in sections of Jefferson Parish. A foul odor is permeating parts of River Ridge, Waggaman and Harahan and some residents say they've been complaining about it for two years now. Parish officials initially told the public the stench would be gone at the beginning of the year,...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 08, 2018 - 6:26 am
Flames engulfing a car prompted calls to 911 before 3:30 this morning in River Ridge. "Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports headquarters received multiple calls around 3:20 Monday morning about a vehicle fire inside the The Creeks Apartments in River Ridge," Public Information Officer Glen Boyd said in...
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David Blake
July 23, 2018 - 12:14 pm
Today, state and local agencies held a news conference, where they announced most of the foul odor is coming from the IESI landfill on the Westbank. Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni led the charge, announcing he has accepted the resignation of the landfill engineer, and ordered other action...
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