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New $70 million processing plant in Avondale expected to bring 39 jobs to Jefferson

AVONDALE, LA – A new $70 million processing facility near the former site of Avondale Shipyards is expected to bring more than two dozen jobs to Jefferson Parish. 241 more words


Woman Bites Deputy, Drives Off With 3 Kids, Rams 2 Sheriff’s Vehicles After Wild Pursuit in Louisiana

A woman who bit a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s officer during an earlier struggle slammed into two Sheriff’s Office vehicles after a wild police chase Thursday morning in Louisiana. 203 more words


Pursuit of haberdashery robbery suspects leads to crash on I-10, one man jumps to his death

METAIRIE, LA — Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto says that his deputies, working with federal and other local law enforcement agencies, identified one of two people who are believed to have carried out a robbery at Jeff’s Haberdashery in Metairie this morning. 330 more words


Help some fashion thieves wear inmate apparel

METAIRIE, LA — Two men used at least one assault-styled rifle to rob a high-end men’s clothing store in Metairie.  The case is the latest to roll on the Wheel of Justice. 268 more words

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Man pleads guilty to robbing victim he met on dating app

GRETNA, LA — The Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office says a man pleaded guilty to charges in a robbery case involving a victim who the suspect met on a dating app. 166 more words


Jefferson Parish officials urge residents to clean up debris, drains ahead of potential storms

JEFFERSON – Jefferson Parish officials are urging residents to clean up debris and clear drains ahead of potential storms overnight Monday.

The primary threat from any storms is expected to be damaging wind gusts and the potential of one to two inches of rain. 37 more words


Sheriff candidates say traffic enforcement is on the minds of voters

Jefferson Parish voters will do something on March 24th that they don’t do very often: elect a new sheriff.

Since 1980, Jefferson Parish has only elected two new sheriffs. 247 more words