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NOPD and JPSO working to solve ATM smash and grabs

METAIRIE, LA — The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of similar crimes, and deputies are working with New Orleans police on a similar case in their city.  324 more words


Jefferson Parish to provide emergency backup power to S&WB

METAIRIE – New independent power lines connected to a pump station on the Jefferson Parish side of the 17th Street Canal will provide backup power to the Carrollton Power Plant in the case of an emergency. 305 more words


Coroner: OPSO inmate who died of seizure Wed. showed 'no visible trauma'

NEW ORLEANS – An inmate who died after suffering a seizure at the Orleans Parish jail on Wednesday displayed no signs of physical trauma.

Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. 75 more words


Qualifying for Orleans Parish elections starts Wednesday, all eyes on mayor's office

NEW ORLEANS — Formal qualifying for several positions in Orleans Parish gets underway tomorrow, but the mayoral race seems to be what everyone is talking about. 150 more words


Court Watch NOLA wants judges to stop jailing crime victims, beef up crime lab

NEW ORLEANS – Court Watch NOLA is releasing their report card on the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, along with updates on its employees in various divisions. 307 more words


Killer pleads to manslaughter just before jurors enter courtroom

NEW ORLEANS — The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office says a defendant pleaded guilty just as his trial was set to begin.

Prosecutors say 33-year-old Demond Boutte could have been convicted of murder or manslaughter at trial. 170 more words


President Trump approves Louisiana tornado disaster request

(WGNO) — President Donald Trump approved Louisiana’s request for a disaster declaration following a series of tornadoes in the state this week.  The approval comes one day after Governor John Bel Edwards sent the letter requesting the assistance to the president. 152 more words