11 hrs ago
Bookkeeper accused of stealing $500,000 arrested
A Denham Springs woman accused of using her bookkeeping business to steal over $500,000 from one of her clients was arrested in New Orleans on Friday.
22 hrs ago
Marie Riviere School in Metairie gets in on ice bucket challenge
Marc Milano, principal of Marie Riviere School in Metairie, prepares to take the ALS ice bucket challenge as two students hold signs supporting the Steve Gleason Foundations.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Five free music programs coming up at Metairie regional library
The East Bank Regional Library will host five musical programs - two lectures and three concerts - this fall at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.
Officers fired shots at Metairie robbery suspect at end of high-speed chase across Causeway
Officers fired shots at a Metairie convenience store robbery suspect at the end of a high-speed chase across the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Saturday night.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Family of I-10 crash victim trying to raise money for medical bills
The family of a man critically injured in a Aug. 21 crash is raffling off a Saints wreath to help pay his mounting medical bills.
Jefferson Parish residents urged to make preparations for heavy rainfall
A 2006 storm flooded 18th Street in Metairie's Fat City neighborhood. Officials are urging residents to clear storm drains and streets of debris, to ensure the drainage system clears flooded roadways as quickly as possible.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Pro-choice and anti-abortion forces await judge's ruling in La.
People on both sides of the abortion issue are waiting to see if a federal judge in Louisiana will block a controversial new state law.
Bookkeeper accused of filching $502,536 from Metairie business
Kristin Koenig, 40, of Denham Springs, was arrested and booked on multiple counts of computer fraud, identity theft, bank fraud, felony theft and monetary instrument abuse.
Tarpon making grand reappearance in Lake Pontchartrain
More than three decades ago, Arthur Borchgrevink, 69, of Metairie owned a marine-repair shop that was little more than a front to fuel his addiction.
Gulf Coast's LGBT residents mark Katrina anniversary
It was around 2 a.m. on Aug. 27, 2005, when Vicki Weeks, executive director of Belle Reve , a residence for people with HIV/AIDS in New Orleans' Marigny neighborhood, and three of her staffers began to evacuate the Crescent City ahead of Hurricane Katrina with eight clients who had no other way to leave.
Tammany Parkway beautification drive slowed - but not stopped - by 'super street' project
The north-south section of U.S. 190 in western St. Tammany Parish, which is now also known as Tammany Parkway , will never be mistaken for the Champs-Elysees.
Pedestrian in critical condition after Kenner crash
Authorities say a 36-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured when a man hit him with a van in the 2700 block of Bainbridge Street in Kenner on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Former Grace King High School teacher accused of possessing sexually explicit pictures of student
Former Grace King High School teacher Walter Sologaistoa, 44, of Kenner, was booked with computer-aided solicitation of a minor, carnal knowledge of a juvenile, possession of pornography involving a juvenile, indecent behavior with a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.
WWL-TV New Orleans
Metairie man critical after van slams into him walking in Kenner
KENNER, La. A Kenner pedestrian was severely injured when he was struck by a van while walking on the sidewalk Thursday morning.
Rodney Rice Continues Family Fitness Tradition with Fitness Expo
Metairie, LA / ACCESSWIRE / August 28, 2014 / Rodney Rice, local resident and fitness guru, continues his family's tradition of excellence in fitness equipment sales and education.
Louisiana's public-education budget ranks near the median nationally
Even during its six-year funding freeze, Louisiana's state education financing ranked near the middle when compared to other states.
Smiley: The fly and the birdie
Charlie Zachariah says his golfing story "cannot be doubted, since it was witnessed by a newspaperman, and they never lie."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Jefferson Parish's 'sniper van' search was legal, federal prosecutors say
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies who found a loaded rifle, scope and silencer in May inside a van with stolen plates were performing a legal search, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Jefferson Parish Council orders Metairie condo demolished while court case proceeds
The Jefferson Parish Council on Wednesday ordered the demolition of the vacant Garden Terrace condominium building in Metairie, even as the parish's lawsuit against the owners proceeds in court.