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Islenos keeping the culture of Spanish Louisiana alive

When New Orleans was under Spanish rule, Governor Bernardo de Galvez had a problem. The British were coming.

“The British, some 40 years before the Battle of New Orleans, had plans to invade Louisiana, conquer New Orleans, control access to the mouth of the Mississippi River and in that way control access to the Mississippi Valley,” says William Hyland, the historian for St. 480 more words

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Two die in separate St. Bernard Parish crashes

ST. BERNARD PARISH, La. — Two people have died in two separate crashes that happened last week in St. Bernard Parish.

According to a news release from Louisiana State Police, the first crash happened about 10:20 a.m. 191 more words


Mandatory evacuation order issued for parts of St. Bernard Parish starting at 4 p.m.

ST. BERNARD PARISH – A mandatory evacuation order will go into effect at 4 p.m. for all areas outside the levee system in St. Bernard Parish. 109 more words


Woman killed by ex-husband in brutal ax attack

CHALMETTE, La. – A man is in custody after fatally attacking his ex-wife with an ax this morning on a quiet residential street in Chalmette. 191 more words


Chalmette man arrested for elaborate 'catfishing scheme'

CHALMETTE, La. – The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man they say was running an elaborate “catfishing” scheme to force women into sexual relationships. 275 more words


Chalmette man arrested with stolen handgun, heroin, crack cocaine

CHALMETTE – A Chalmette man was busted with three ounces of heroin, 45.3 grams of crack cocaine, and a stolen handgun.

Members of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the New Orleans Police Department coordinated on the arrest of 33-year-old Chris Wells. 164 more words