8 hrs ago
Gretna police investigating rash of car burglaries
This billboard urging Gretna residents to lock their car doors is a few blocks away from Old Garden Park, where 15 car burglaries were reported Thursday night.
10 hrs ago
Algiers, Gretna ferries are essential connections: Jacquelyn Brechtel Clarkson and Kristin Gisleson Palmer
State legislators will face a crucial decision this week regarding the long-term viability of Mississippi River ferries in our region.
Thu May 23, 2013
Former Coca-Cola supervisor used stolen keys to loot vending machines, JPSO says
Former Coca-Cola supervisor Rory Luke, 43, is accused of stealing money from Coca-Cola vending machines.
Gretna student is valedictorian of Academy of the Sacred Heart
The Academy of the Sacred Heart held its 126th graduation ceremony recently. Victoria M. Lulich of Gretna is the valedictorian of the Class of 2013.
West Bank notes: Hurricane preparedness, Plaquemines Parish Council meeting
With the start of the 2013 hurricane season a week away, Gretna and Plaquemines Parish are taking steps to prepare residents for a storm.
Wed May 22, 2013
Free summer enrichment classes offered in Marrero, Gretna
Louisiana Community & Family Services, Inc., an agency of Jefferson Community Action Programs, is sponsoring free summer enrichment programs at Gretna, Marrero and Hazel Hurst community centers for 30 qualified youths at each center.
Tue May 21, 2013
Five arrested, 61 pounds of marijuana seized in JPSO sting
Devin Gallina, left, Enrique Rayon, Dustyn Plaisance and John Giambelluca were arrested Friday after 61 pounds of marijuana was seized during a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office drug investigation.
Mon May 20, 2013
Jefferson Parish charter public hearing lacked the public
Six minutes after opening its public hearing in Gretna Monday night, the Jefferson Parish Charter Advisory Board adjourned because no one from the public attended.
Alleged accomplice in 2011 Mardi Gras rape at Kenner hotel surrenders to authorities
A Houston man accused of helping his cousin in the attempted rape of an intoxicated college student at a Kenner hotel during Mardi Gras 2011 has surrendered to authorities.
Sat May 18, 2013
Ruppel Academy science teacher wins Jefferson Parish honors
Ruppel Academy for Advanced Studies' staff and students are celebrating because their very own science teacher Emily Miller has been awarded Jefferson Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year.
Marrero drive-by killer sentenced to life in prison
Dwayne Magee, 21, of New Orleans, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for killing Kevin Jackson during a drive-by shooting in Marrero last year.
Fri May 17, 2013
McDaniel-Todd Tops Card at Legendary Landmark Hotel
Les Bonano and The Fight Guys return Professional Boxing to the Legendary Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave, Metairie, LA on THURSDAY June 6, 2013 at 7:30 PM.
Jefferson Parish charter changes ready for 2 public hearings
Jefferson Parish residents will have two chances next week to comment on proposed changes to the parish charter, including a ban on outside income for the parish president, before a volunteer committee sends the recommendations to the Parish Council .
Plaquemines Parish sheriff to withdraw traffic camera proposal after public outcry
Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Lonnie Greco says he will ask the Parish Council to withdraw his proposed ordinance allowing traffic cameras in the parish.
Memorial Day services planned on the West Bank, East Jefferson
Two Memorial Day services are coming up in Jefferson Parish, one on the West Bank and one in East Jefferson Parish.
Thu May 16, 2013
Gretna rape suspect is facing more charges
A Gretna man already awaiting trial on charges of sexually abusing a child is now charged with molesting another girl.
Two women booked in separate Harvey stabbings
Rachel Variste, left, and Jessica Honore, were arrested for allegedly stabbing other women in two separate incidents in Harvey.
Wed May 15, 2013
Authorities arrest suspect in Marrero, Gretna bank robberies
The FBI and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested Ronald Leach in the robbery of the Capital One bank branch on West Bank Expressway in Marrero on Tuesday.
Sleeping juror 'gossip' not grounds for new trial in Gretna murder case, judge rules
Adrian Williams, 30, of Gretna, wanted a Jefferson Parish judge to grant him a new trial because a juror allegedly slept.