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Academy of Our Lady valedictorian
Kathy Q. Le, daughter of Ket and Hang Le of Marrero, is valedictorian of the Academy of Our Lady Class of 2013.
Sat May 18, 2013
Marrero teen, abused and abandoned as a child, perseveres to earn his high school diploma
Stephen Crawford first set foot in a classroom at the age of 8, shortly after his physically and emotionally abusive father punched him in the face and kicked him out of a car in the middle of a Metairie neighborhood.
Waggaman Playground formally renamed for longtime supervisor, coach
On May 4, just before the first pitch was thrown out to mark the start of the 2013 baseball season in Waggaman, there was a dedication ceremony to formally rename Waggaman Playground after Glenn Camardelle, who served as the playground supervisor and coach.
Fri May 17, 2013
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.
Thu May 16, 2013
Coast Guard medevacs crewman from tug and barge in Gulf of Mexico
A 56-year-old crewman was medevaced from a tug and barge about 125 miles south of Southwest Pass in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday by a Coast Guard air crew.
Judge to rule on whether federal prosecutors can use quadruple murder suspect's confession
Cyrus Casby, then 19, is escorted in 2004 by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Detective Jeffrey Rodrigue, left, and Lt.
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.
Tue May 14, 2013
LSU students celebrate first university-sponsored LGBTQ graduation ceremony
Louisiana State University students Tuesday celebrated their first-ever Lavender Graduation, honoring accomplishments of LSU's lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-gender, queer and questioning population and their supporters.
FBI searching for man who robbed Marerro bank Tuesday
A man robbed a Marrero Capital One Bank Tuesday morning. The FBI said it believes the robber is the same person who robbed another Capital One branch in Gretna in April .
Thu May 09, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
New system tells doctors, nurses when hands are unclean
It's estimated that tens of thousands of people die from healthcare associated illnesses every year in the United States.
Judge sentences man who played role in murders of 2 men slain by 5-time killer
A 28-year-old man who admitted he played a role in the slayings of two men in eastern New Orleans in 2007 must spend 17 years in prison, a federal judge recently decided.
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Tue May 07, 2013
Adoptable pets plentiful on the West Bank, East Jefferson in May 2013
From lap dogs to big playful dogs, pretty kitties and playful pups, the animal shelters on the West Bank and in East Jefferson Parish have all sorts of dogs and cats looking for good homes.
Thu May 02, 2013
Evelyn Whitney Singleton
Evelyn Whitney Singleton, 71, a native of Westwego and resident of Morgan City, died Sunday at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Deputies search for 2 suspects in beating death
Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies are looking for two men accused of beating a man with a baseball bat, and have only their nicknames to go by.
Wed May 01, 2013
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Applications can be picked up from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Marrero Community/Senior Center, 1861 Ames Blvd., and Friday at Jean Lafitte Town Hall, 2654 Jean Lafitte Blvd., Lafitte.
Jefferson Parish man facing death sentence denied a new trial
This thing will go on and on and on. At some point we have to bring this matter to a conclusion so we can go to the next step." Judge June Darensburg Attorneys for Isaiah Doyle , the last convicted killer in Jefferson Parish to receive a death sentence, lost their bid for a new trial Wednesday, after a state judge rejected their arguments that ... (more)
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Marrero area students celebrate year-end successes
Paul G. Florida of Marrero, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School, has received the National Merit Chevron Corp.
Jefferson Parish to sell $8 million to build West Bank animal shelter
The Jefferson Parish Council will sell $8 million in bonds to replace the West Bank animal shelter on Ames Boulevard in Marrero.