3 hrs ago
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Audit finds workers stole from Jefferson Parish schools
Since the money was discovered stolen, the school board has made steps to address the problems, but parents said these are issues that shouldn't happen at all.
5 hrs ago
High tech will never make teachers obsolete, educational visionary tells UNO audience
In the idealistic educational strategy that Salman Khan spelled out Monday evening to an enthralled audience at the University of New Orleans , students learn at their own pace from the thousands of YouTube videos his enterprise has turned out for a worldwide audience on everything from art history to organic chemistry to differential calculus.
9 hrs ago
Best of New Orleans
Cocina Mizado to open in late September
A new cross-cultural Latin restaurant concept from the founders of the Zea Rotisserie & Grill and Semolina restaurant chains is taking shape at a prominent address on Metairie Road.
Mon May 20, 2013
Fat City armed robber sentenced to 110 years in prison
A Fat City armed robber was sentenced Monday to 110 years in prison for two holdups in Metairie 's former nightlife district.
Airline Drive resurfacing project starts in Metairie, to last through 2013
Two miles of Airline Drive in Metairie will be resurfaced under a $2 million contract that got underway Monday.
Jefferson Parish hospital officials to discuss potential lease at Metairie meeting Monday night
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand, who is also chairman of East Jefferson General Hospital's board, and other hospital officials plan to discuss the potential lease of the parish's two hospitals at a public meeting in Metairie Monday night.
Sun May 19, 2013
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Players hopeful luck strikes twice at West Metairie store
It's all a game of odds. Some people play just for a chance at winning. Others rely on their own system of numbers and rituals to cash in on their luck.
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.
Man: Stripper, male friend takes his pickup
A man told Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies he rendezvoused with a stripper at a Metairie apartment complex, looking for a "good time." Instead he was robbed following a blast of pepper spray to the face.
Sat May 18, 2013
Stephen Crawford graduates
Stephen Crawford, who was abused and abandoned by his father on the streets of Metairie in 2003, gets his picture taken by his legal guardian's niece Melissa McGoey after he receives his diploma during the L.W. Higgins commencement ceremony at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Children pot tomato plants for Mother's Day with help of restaurant chain
When he was a child growing up in Terrytown, arts and crafts projects were a part of every holiday for Mitch Rotolo.
Two Metairie Scouts earn Eagle rank for help with convent, Lafreniere Park
Walter Ross III and Alexander Johnson recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Both are members of Boy Scout Troop 491 and were recognized for their achievements during a recent Court of Honor, held at St.
Education bills in the 2013 Louisiana legislative session: Where are they now?
Louisiana lawmakers are considering multiple pieces of legislation relating to K-12 and higher education issues.
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.
WWL-TV New Orleans
Device can repair sun damage
The Millennial Generation is starting to see what the baby boomers already know, tanning in your youth makes skin look older, faster.
JPSO names suspects in three Metairie armed robberies
Stanford Randolph, left, and David Lewis are wanted by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in connection with three Metairie armed robberies.
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.
New Orleans Saints bring Junior Training Camp to J.C. Ellis Elementary in Metairie
Students at J.C. Ellis Elementary in Metairie were treated to a New Orleans Saints/Gatorade Junior Training Camp Thursday.
School funding to be considered next week
One day after rejecting a public school spending plan, a legislative leader said Thursday his committee will consider a slightly different version submitted by Louisiana's top school board.
Thu May 16, 2013
Zachary Plainsman News
LED, SBA honor 2013 Small Business Award Winners
Louisiana Economic Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2013 Louisiana Small Business Award winners at an event honoring small business leaders who exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit of Louisiana.