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Man convicted for second time of 1995 murder in Jefferson Parish

GRETNA, LA — Monday, a Jefferson Parish jury handed up a guilty verdict in the case of a murdered cab driver from 1995.

It was Teddy Chester’s second time to be convicted for the crime.  112 more words

Crime

Into the Sky

On some days it looks like trains are flying.

They’re not.

They are crossing The Mississippi River over the railroad bridge that ties into the Huey P. 262 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Avondale Shipyard site coming back to life, expected to create 2,000+ jobs

AVONDALE, LA – The former site of the Avondale Shipyard will soon come back to life, with the site’s new owner expected to pump millions of dollars into renovations and ultimately generate more than 2,000 jobs. 176 more words

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Accused Halloween aisle arsonist arrested

MARRERO, LA — The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says it has arrested a suspect in a recent arson investigation.

The crime happened on  Wednesday, September 19, at the Walmart store in the 4800 block of Lapalco Boulevard in Marrero.  189 more words

Crime

Arson suspect could be the Halloween version of The Grinch

MARRERO, LA — He could be the Halloween version of the Grinch.  The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office wants to find the person who deputies say set fire to the Halloween section of the Walmart at 4810 Lapalco Boulevard. 210 more words

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Cantrell, Yenni cut ribbon on regional ride sharing program

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni officially cut the ribbon on the RTA’s new regional ride program this morning. 78 more words

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Could a salt cave be the answer to your medical problems? See for yourself in Metairie

METAIRIE, LA — Have you heard of halotherapy?  If so, you’ve probably been in a cave!

Halotherapy involves the breathing in of salt particles.  The rooms where you do that are call salt caves.  290 more words

Health