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Closures to the I49 and I10 corridorHoward M.NewsBreak Contributor
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Tulane Students Design Special Wheelchairs for Kids with DisabilitiesAdam TabrizNewsBreak Contributor
Local Residents from Denham Springs and LaPlace Arrested on December 6, 2023
On December 6, 2023, two arrests were made under the Public Records Act. Alex Armando Revas, 29, from Denham Springs, was the first arrestee. He was charged with reckless vehicle operation, first offense DWI with a BAC between .08 and .15, and refusal of a chemical test.
Homeowner comes face to face with pursuit suspect in his garage
Beaumont — Beaumont police are releasing details of a chase that ended in the capture of a suspect inside the home of a 99 year old man. The suspect has been identified as 24 year old Anthony 'Pooka' Williams, Jr. of Luling, Louisiana. At 11:46 a.m., BPD officers observed...
Luling priest removed by Archdiocese of New Orleans after anti-LGBTQ comments in sermon
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans has abruptly dismissed the Rev. Anthony Odiong from St. Anthony of Padua Church in Luling and filed a report with a law enforcement agency about the clergyman. Odiong's exit came shortly after Nov. 26 Mass, during which he made disparaging remarks about LGBTQ+...
Destrehan church marks 300 years serving the community. It's the second-oldest in the archdiocese.
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan recently marked 300 years of serving the community with a tricentennial Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond and the unveiling of a new plaza near the cemetery grounds. “It was a remarkable celebration to say the least,” said Louis Authement, who served on...
Three arrested after guns, pounds of drugs recovered in LaPlace drug bust
Two Baton Rouge men and a LaPlace boy were arrested after St. John the Baptist Parish deputies recovered guns and pounds of drugs during a fight that led to a drug bust in LaPlace.
Man Wanted in St. John the Baptist Parish Arrested After Chase and Collision with Patrol Unit
• Anthony Manson, 28, wanted in St. John the Baptist Parish, was arrested after leading officers on a chase across two parishes and hitting a patrol unit. • The chase began when Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies attempted to stop Manson for a traffic violation in Prairieville on Airline Highway.
The Riverside-Southern Lab state final was decided after a fourth-quarter lead change. Here’s how it played out.
With the ball near midfield and more than 2 minutes left on the clock, Riverside Academy had a chance at regaining the lead it held early in the fourth quarter Thursday at the Caesars Superdome. A fourth-down pass fell in complete, and second-seeded Southern Lab defeated No. 5 Riverside 42-35...
Construction to begin on new Jefferson Parish juvenile services facility
Jefferson Parish leaders broke ground on a new facility in Metairie for troubled kids in the parish.
This Metairie apartment complex is getting a $20 million makeover
Owners of a mid-size Metairie apartment complex are spending more money renovating the property than the official estimate of its worth — and far more than they planned. The 252-unit property, at 2220 Cleary Ave., dates from 1971 and, for much of its history, was known as The Clearmont. Dallas-based Lurin Real Estate Holdings XXXIV LLC bought it from a New Jersey consortium on May 14, 2021, and renamed it The Leonne.
Charges filed in New Orleans against man recruited to play out fake ID bank fraud scheme
Federal authorities in New Orleans have filed criminal charges against a formerly homeless man who told investigators he was recruited to carry out a multistate financial fraud. William J. White, 59, is charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. He told officers that three men asked...
Victim's relatives disappointed with sentence in Metairie beating death
Five years after Cort "C.J." Knower died on his 57th birthday, succumbing to injuries he suffered during a vicious beating at his Metairie home, his girlfriend's son appeared in a Jefferson Parish court to admit his responsibility for Knower's death. Noah Monteforte, 27, of Metairie, pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter,...
St. Charles enters the state final with a clutch field-goal kicker. Here’s how he won 2 games.
St. Charles sophomore Tyler Milioto made two game-winning field goals this season, including one last week in overtime that clinched a semifinal win against University High. His other game-winner came as time expired against Lutcher, lifting the Comets to a 16-14 win in the second week of the season. The...
Deployed U.S. Army Soldier Surprises Her Daughter Before Homecoming Event in Louisiana
LULING, La. (TMX) - A United States Army soldier surprised her young daughter at her school trip Friday after returning from an overseas deployment in an emotional reunion captured on video. Eight-year-old Harlem Scott received a better gift than anything that could fit under a Christmas tree when she ran...
Local Residents Among Several Arrested on December 4, 2023 in Louisiana
On December 4, 2023, several arrests occurred in Louisiana, according to the Public Records Act. A 15-year-old boy from LaPlace was arrested for illegal acts, drug paraphernalia, and intent to distribute cocaine, fentanyl, and heroin. All charges, except for the drug paraphernalia, are felonies.
Louisiana beach volleyball duo is No. 1 in U.S. and hosts Kenner tourney for those in need
As the story goes, Santa flies around the world in his sleigh drawn by nine reindeer. He slides down chimneys, leaves gifts for children and enjoys milk and cookies. In Kenner, Santa is in the sand. Theoretically, at least. For two years, Taryn Kloth and Kristen Nuss have hosted the...
Letters: Kenner residents should monitor trash collection saga
In regards to IV Waste discontinuing service: If the City of Kenner purchases IV Waste's garbage cans, financial adjustments must be made on any new vendor that takes over garbage collection. The City of Kenner bought new recycle cans when they rewarded Ramelli with the recycling contract taken from IV...
Capture the Magic: Free Photos with Santa at Exceptional Dental of Kenner
🎄🎅🏼 Ho-ho-ho! The holiday season is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with a festive, family-friendly event? Exceptional Dental of Kenner is hosting a very special guest this December and you're invited!
The gas price fluctuate between $2.72 and $2.79 in Boutte as of 2023-12-07. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Woman accused of stealing SPCA van arrested after allegedly stealing man’s car in St. John
ST. JOHN PARISH, La. (WVUE) - A North Carolina woman suspected of stealing a box van used for animal care and transportation has been arrested and booked into jail after allegedly stealing a man’s car in St. John Parish. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded to a report...
WATCH: Soldier surprises daughter with homecoming at Louisiana school
A US Army soldier surprised her young daughter at her school trip Friday after returning from an overseas deployment in an emotional reunion captured on video. Credit: St. Charles Parish Public Schools / LOCAL NEWS X /TMX.