Terrytown

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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May 02, 2018 - 7:35 am
If you purchased a Mega Millions ticket in Jefferson Parish, you might be a millionaire. A Mega Millions winning ticket purchased in Terrytown is now worth $4 million. The ticket was sold at Brothers Food Mart on Carol Sue Avenue in Terrytown. The winning numbers for the Wednesday drawing are 02-07...
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Chris Miller
December 27, 2017 - 12:31 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the shooting death of woman in Terrytown. Investigators say 28-year-old Raina Johnson got into an argument with 27-year-old Tanganica Wallis last night and it became physical. "During the physical altercation, Johnson shot Wallis. Wallis...
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