Terrytown

Don Ames
August 24, 2019 - 11:21 am
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was seriously injured in a Terrytown shooting Friday night. According to JPSO, the incident took place just before midnight, not far from the Family Dollar store near the intersection of Friederichs Street and Whitney Avenue. At last word, the victim...
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Jim Hanzo
July 02, 2019 - 6:42 pm
157 animals were rescued by authorities discovered in a single home in Terrytown. Jefferson Parish Officials said they were found Monday night. A warrant was executed by Jefferson Parish Animal Control Officers based on "probable cause of animals needing intervention." "Once we were in the house,...
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Chris Miller
March 13, 2019 - 11:52 am
A fourth victim in last week's hammer attack on Monterrey Court in Terrytown has died. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says 14-year-old Nashawna Riley was removed from life support and died this morning, after being declared brain dead earlier in the week. The suspect, 33-year-old Terrance...
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Jim Hanzo
March 06, 2019 - 1:11 pm
Police in Jefferson Parish are investigating multiple deaths in Terrytown. Deputies are describing it as a homicide investigation. JPSO was called out to a home in the 900 block of Monterey Court this morning around 7 a.m. Jason Rivarde with JPSO said the victims include 2 children and an adult. An...
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Jim Hanzo
March 06, 2019 - 9:21 am
Police in Jefferson Parish are investigating multiple deaths in Terrytown. Deputies are describing it as a homicide investigation. JPSO was called out to a home in the 900 block of Monterey Court this morning around 7 a.m. One child is among the victims, either injured or deceased, according to...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 7:33 am
Kenner Police have arrested an 18-year-old Harvey man in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting that took place after a bar fight early Saturday morning. Edwin Gomez-Duarte was arrested and booked on charges of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice Saturday afternoon. Duarte is accused...
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October 01, 2018 - 9:44 am
GRETNA, La. (AP) — Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto says a slaying suspect who fled the country has been arrested in Panama. The New Orleans Advocate reported Saturday that Lopinto says 40-year-old Saleh Omar, of Terrytown, has been charged with second-degree murder. Officials say Omar fled the...
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Don Ames
September 30, 2018 - 6:45 am
A 40-year-old man has been arrested for the beating death of a 29-year-old man in Terrytown earlier this month. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says Saleh Omar has been extradited to the United States after fleeing the country following the murder Omar was arrested in Panama City, Panama and...
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September 11, 2018 - 6:23 pm
(WWL.com) -- A lawsuit claiming a catholic school's hair policy in Jefferson Parish was discriminatory against black students has been dismissed. Federal court records show the parents of two New Orleans-area girls who filed the lawsuit ended the legal battle. Legal analyst Dane Ciolino says there...
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Chris Miller
September 10, 2018 - 10:50 am
One suspect is under arrest in a Westbank murder that happened Saturday afternoon, and another man is wanted. "At approximately 3:10 pm on September 8, deputies were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive male at the location," said Glen Boyd, a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's...
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