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  • Body found in the bushes of closed business

    November 1, 2017 9:18 AM

    METAIRIE- Authorities say a man's body has been found in the bushes of a closed business in Louisiana. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Jason Rivarde told news outlets that an unidentified 50-year-old man was found on the side of a former drug store on Tuesday morning in Metairie.... more »
  • Woman, 84, strangled to death at senior facility in Metairie

    July 19, 2017 6:33 PM

    METAIRIE - An 84-year-old woman was apparently strangled to death at a senior facility where she lived in suburban New Orleans. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says deputies were called just before 8 p.m. Tuesday for what initially appeared to be a death by natural causes. However, Normand says... more »
  • Police arrest Metairie man accused of fatal shooting

    May 29, 2017 11:38 AM

    METAIRIE - Police in Louisiana say they have arrested a 33-year-old man who's accused of fatally shooting another man after a fight at a block party. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says Patrick Pittman faces charges of second-degree murder, kidnapping, obstruction of justice and illegal firearm possession as a felon.... more »
  • Ambulance with wreck victim crashes into Metairie canal

    May 22, 2017 12:32 PM

    METAIRIE – An ambulance transporting a car crash victim ended up in a Metairie canal Monday after trying to avoid collision. According to WWLTV, the incident happened around 9 a.m. on West Esplanade Avenue near East Jefferson Medical Center. Deputies said the ambulance was returning from a one-car... more »
  • Man arrested for illegally issuing driver's licenses

    May 17, 2017 3:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana State Police have arrested a Metairie man who's allegedly responsible for selling more than 400 illegal driver's licenses from two branches of a title and notary company. Authorities say 27-year-old Alex Medina was arrested Tuesday on 420 counts each of computer fraud and filing false public... more »
  • Alligator captured after crawling out of Metairie storm drain

    April 18, 2017 7:58 AM

    METAIRIE - An alligator has been wrangled after crawling out of a storm drain in Louisiana. WWL reports a 7-foot alligator emerged from a drain in Jefferson Parish on Monday after heavy rains. The drain was located behind an elementary school that wasn't holding class because of spring break. The... more »
  • Metairie teen struck by car while skateboarding has died

    April 4, 2017 12:37 PM

    METAIRIE – A teen who was struck by a car while riding his skateboard in Metairie earlier this week has died, local media reports. According to WWLTV, 14-year-old Ryan Marchand was transported to a hospital in critical condition after the crash Monday night. Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s deputies say... more »
  • Man arrested in quadruple slaying in Metairie

    March 17, 2017 7:36 PM

    METAIRIE - A 20-year-old man has been arrested in this week's drug-related slaying of four people at a Metairie apartment complex. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said Friday afternoon that Armande Stephen Tart of Metairie faces four counts of first-degree murder in Wednesday's deaths. Three people were shot to death... more »
  • Saints to hold 2017 training camp at practice facility in Metairie

    February 9, 2017 5:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Saints will hold their annual training camp this summer at the team's practice facility in Metairie, Saints General Manager and Executive Vice President Mickey Loomis announced. The Saints held the first phase of their past three training camps at the Greenbrier in White... more »
  • 4-year-old Metairie boy struck by vehicle while walking along Airline Highway

    January 30, 2017 4:31 PM

    JEFFERSON PARISH – A four-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while he and his mother were walking along Airline Highway in Metairie. The incident happened on Sunday around 6 p.m. on Airline Highway south near North Lester Avenue. The investigation revealed that the child and his mother were... more »
  • Two dead following car crash in Metairie

    May 16, 2016 1:22 PM

    METAIRIE- Two women have died following a car crash on the I-10 Service Road near Causeway Boulevard in Metairie. The car crash occurred on Monday around 8 a.m. According to traffic fatality investigator Anthony Cannatella, a Ford Mustang was involved in a hit-and-run accident on I-110 at the Causeway Blvd... more »
  • Deputies recover body from Metairie canal

    April 15, 2016 5:15 PM

    METAIRIE - Sheriff’s deputies in Jefferson Parish recovered the body of a man from a canal in Metairie just after noon on Friday. JPSO says the body was found near the 4900 block of Veterans Blvd close to Transcontinental. A sheriff’s office spokesman said a passerby discovered the... more »
  • 2 arrested after 11 emaciated dogs found in Metairie home

    April 7, 2016 6:34 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Two people who authorities say were banned from owning pets without permission have been arrested after nearly a dozen dogs were found emaciated at a Metairie home. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office spokesman Col. John Fortunato tells media outlets that 37-year-old Alvin Esquilin and 54-year-old Lenjean Henry... more »
  • Playground coach indicted on rape, sexual battery charges

    February 19, 2016 7:22 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- A Jefferson Parish grand jury has indicted a former Metairie playground coach on charges including rape against his former players when they were young. James Prince Jr., 44, was indicted Thursday. He faces counts of aggravated rape of a victim under the age of 13, sexual battery, indecent... more »
  • Sanders campaign opens Louisiana HQ in suburban New Orleans

    January 31, 2016 9:09 PM

    METAIRIE - U.S. Sen. and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' campaign has opened its Louisiana headquarters in Metairie. Spokesman Gregory Minchak says the campaign's first Louisiana office opened at noon Sunday, with king cake for volunteer phone bank workers and visitors. He says about 60 people stopped by early in... more »
  • Police: Metairie woman killed after being ejected from airborne Tahoe

    November 15, 2015 8:42 PM

    FOLSOM – State Police say a 74-year-old Metairie woman was killed after she was ejected from her vehicle when it went airborne in a crash in Folsom Sunday afternoon. Louisiana State Police say Sandra M. Buras was driving a Chevrolet Tahoe southbound on LA 25 when she crashed into... more »
  • Vitter driver involved in Metairie crash

    October 23, 2015 4:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sheriff's deputies in Jefferson Parish said Senator David Vitter was in a vehicle which was involved in a collision in Metairie Friday afternoon, then left the scene before authorities arrived. However, the sheriff's office said Vitter and his driver did not violate state law because they... more »
  • Workers hailed as heroes after rescuing 3 from burning home

    June 26, 2015 8:04 AM

    METAIRIE- Six employees of Jefferson Parish's Streets Department have been honored for rescuing three people from a burning house earlier this month in Metairie. Ricky Walker, Rickey Addison, Keith Ellis, Paul Ellis, Don Cunningham and Randy Bass received certificates of merit from Jefferson Parish President John Young Wednesday. On the... more »
  • State police: Body found on I-10 in Metairie

    June 10, 2015 10:02 AM

    METAIRIE- State police are investigating the discovery of a body on Interstate 10 near the Veteran Boulevard exit in Metairie. Trooper Melissa Matey said there was no information available about the victim's identity or what caused the death. Matey says authorities began getting calls around 5 a.m. Wednesday of a... more »
  • 6-year-old girl, mom killed after car flips into a canal

    April 14, 2015 3:11 PM

    METAIRIE - A little girl and her mother were killed when the SUV they were in flipped into a canal in Metairie. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says the girl's mother was driving the vehicle. Thirty-two-year-old Elizabeth Braddock, of Kenner, was given CPR at the scene. It happened Tuesday around... more »
  • Metairie used car dealer arrested for tax fraud

    April 8, 2015 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Metairie used car dealer faces felony charges for evading sales taxes on the purchases of a Ferrari and a classic Lincoln Continental. Investigators with the Louisiana Department of Revenue said Wednesday that 60-year-old Joseph Wayne Leone bought the cars using his LDR Resale Certificate, which allows... more »
  • #3 LSU baseball prepares for Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic

    March 30, 2015 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Third-ranked LSU (23-5) begins a four-game road swing at 7 p.m. CT Tuesday when the Tigers meet the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns (15-10) at Zephyr Field in Metairie, La., in the annual Wally Pontiff Jr. Foundation Classic. The game will be carried on affiliates of the LSU... more »
  • Officials update condition of injured Metairie parade riders

    February 17, 2015 2:11 PM

    METAIRIE - The Jefferson Parish sheriff's spokesman says two riders fell from different floats during a Mardi Gras parade in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie. Col. John Fortunato says a 24-year-old Metairie man has improved to stable condition and a 23-year-old woman from Lacombe is expected to be treated... more »
  • New Orleans man sentenced to 30 years for carjacking

    January 26, 2015 5:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man with "REDRUM" - murder spelled backward - tattooed across his forehead has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for carjacking a 68-year-old woman in a Metairie parking lot 15 months ago and being a habitual offender. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 38-year-old Daryle Guillot... more »
  • Deputy on security detail hurt by drunk driver

    November 22, 2014 4:37 PM

    METAIRIE, La. - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy has been hospitalized after his vehicle was struck as he provided security for a film shoot in Metairie. The sheriff's office says Deputy Sean Williams' police cruiser was hit about 2:20 a.m. Saturday. Williams was working a detail and was seated in... more »
  • Metairie man claims $1 million Powerball prize

    September 11, 2014 2:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says a Metairie man has claimed a $1 million prize from the Aug. 20 multistate Powerball drawing. Fifty-four-year-old Gerardo Solis claimed the prize Monday morning. His ticket matched all five white-ball numbers but missed the red Powerball number. He received $700,000 after federal... more »
  • Deputies: Parents passing out on heroin

    August 18, 2014 10:18 AM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a mother and father passed out on heroin with their two young sons in the car. Col. John Fortunato, a spokesman for the sheriff's office, says 41-year-old Michael Pierce and 34-year-old Melanie Pierce, of Denham Springs, were found Sunday in their car in... more »

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