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State Trooper shoots Harvey man during Kenner traffic stop

KENNER – A Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Kenner.

The incident happened at the intersection of Veterans Boulevard and Roosevelt Boulevard around 10 p.m. 117 more words


Dominick Impastato elected to Jefferson Parish Council

METAIRIE – Current Kenner City Councilman Dominick Impastato has been elected Councilman for District 4 in Jefferson Parish.

Impastato pulled in 57 percent of the vote, besting fellow Republican Danny Martiny, who ended the night with 43 percent. 75 more words


The Long Game

Still waiting.

The city is under curfew starting at 7pm tonight. The state’s curfew is 8pm.  Some areas outside of the levee system have been evacuated. 361 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Making A Mardi Gras Tree

Several years ago, my family decided to have a Thanksgiving get-together at my cousin’s house in New Orleans. It was probably one of the first times we’d gotten together for something other than a wedding or funeral. 728 more words


The Bell...

The bell.

You know the one. The one tolling. As in, “For whom it tolls. ”

It’s tolling for us. In Southeastern Louisiana.

I actually have been out and about a little. 402 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Yenni says Jefferson Parish drainage pumps are at 99.9%

JEFFERSON PARISH — With Tropical Storm Nate looming, Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni assured media on Thursday that the parish is ready.

“All of the parish’s 69 pumps stations will be operational this weekend,” said Yenni. 149 more words