CRIME & SAFETY
Juvenile Fatally Shot During Attempted Robbery in Metairie, Investigation Ongoing
• An attempted robbery between two juveniles in Metairie, Louisiana resulted in a fatal shooting. • The incident occurred on Lake Avenue and the victim sustained a mortal gunshot wound to the chest.
Jefferson Parish Inspector General Uncovers Questionable Spending in Volunteer Fire Departments
An audit by the Jefferson Parish Inspector General reveals questionable spending within the parish's volunteer fire departments. The report found $8.5 million in funds were misused on bonuses, parties, and personal spending, with $5.6 million given to a non-existent entity.