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Lawyer, civil rights activist call for DOJ investigation in Gretna

GRETNA – The family of a man who died two days after a violent encounter with Gretna police is calling for a Department of Justice investigation into his death. 424 more words

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Ronald Gasser's previous road rage case to be used in McKnight murder trial

GRETNA – Prosecutors scored a victory this morning when a judge ruled a previous road rage incident can be used in the case against Ronald Gasser, the man who shot former NFL player Joe McKnight in a road rage incident late last year. 145 more words

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More than 2,000 without power in Marrero

MARRERO, La. – Severe weather moving across Jefferson Parish knocked out power for a large chunk of Marrero.

At least 2,115 customers were without power as of 11:30 a.m. 21 more words

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BREAKING: NWS issues tornado warning for East Bank of Jefferson Parish

METAIRIE – A tornado warning has been issued for the East Bank of Jefferson Parish until 11:15 a.m.

The National Weather Service issued the warning just before 10:45 a.m. 33 more words

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JP deputies need help solving cases on both banks

METAIRIE, LA — Jefferson Parish deputies are appealing for help in a couple cases, one on each bank of the river.  The crimes are the latest focus of the Wheel of Justice. 175 more words

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Dexter Allen sentenced to life in prison without parole

GRETNA – The man convicted of shooting and killing a father and son in their Metairie living room in 2015 will spend the rest of his life in jail without parole. 194 more words

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Harvey Tunnel to close in both directions for maintenance work

HARVEY, La. – The Harvey Tunnel will close tomorrow for maintenance work.

The tunnel will be completely shut down on Wednesday, April 19, from 9:00 a.m. 60 more words

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