Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office identifies men killed in West Bank shootings
The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office has released the identities of the two men killed in separate shootings reported Saturday on the West Bank. Jeffrey Soler Meza, 21, of Kenner, died after he was shot in the 1900 block of Melba Place in Marrero(map). The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a disturbance at the residence about 4:30 p.m., the Sheriff's Office said.
Drunk passenger bites, kicks JPSO deputies while being taken off Southwest flight, authorities say
A belligerent and intoxicated Kansas woman bit and kicked the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputies who were forced to remove her from a recent Southwest Airlines flight that had to turn back to the gate at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport because of her behavior, according to authorities. Kamaryn...
5 facing felonies for allegedly defrauding state relief program
BATON ROUGE (WVUE) - A total of five people are facing charges for defrauding a state relief funds program, according to information from the Louisiana Treasurer’s office. The following individuals have been charged with felonies for allegedly defrauding the Main Street Recovery Program, computer fraud, and theft:. Althea Scott,...
Fatal Shootings in Bourbon Street and Jefferson Parish
A series of overnight shootings in Bourbon Street and Jefferson Parish resulted in one fatality and several injuries. One individual was hospitalized after being shot on Bourbon Street, while two separate incidents occurred in Jefferson Parish. Authorities from both the NYPD and Jefferson Parish are investigating the cases. In one incident, a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds outside a residence in Jefferson Parish was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Meanwhile, another man was found dead in Marrero from a gunshot wound on the 1900 block of Melba Place.
Five in Louisiana accused of defrauding relief program formally charged
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Five people accused of defrauding a small business relief program were indicted on felony charges, the Louisiana Treasury reports on Monday. Officials said a grand jury in East Baton Rouge Parish formally charged Terez Bradley, 38, of St. Tammany Parish; Altea Scott, 45, of Jefferson Parish; Viola Combs, 59, of […]
Crews respond to house fire in Metairie
METAIRIE, La. — Jefferson Parish firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in Metairie. It's an active investigation on Lake Avenue where smoke shot into the sky from a home on that street. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office says the fire started around 3 a.m. Neighbors say...
3 Metairie fires leave 1 woman injured, 2 homes destroyed
Jefferson Parish firefighters battled fires at three residences in Metairie on Sunday and Monday that sent one woman to the hospital and destroyed two homes. The causes of all three fires were still under investigation Monday, though it appears that one of the blazes, at an Old Metairie residence, reignited after being extinguished hours earlier.
2 men killed in 2 homicides on the Westbank, JPSO reports
JEFFERSON PARISH, La. — Detectives with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating two homicides that happened Saturday on the Westbank. The first homicide happened at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of Melba Place in Marrero. According to a sheriff’s office report, deputies were dispatched...
Firefighters battled 5 fires across Jefferson and Orleans parishes within 48 hours
JEFFERSON PARISH, La. — A house in Metairie which caught fire on Sunday, rekindled early Monday morning forcing firefighters to return to extinguish the remaining smolder. The home in the 600 block of Lake Avenue, caught fire Sunday evening and Jefferson Parish firefighters arrived on the scene to battle the blaze.
Man dies in hospital after being shot in Harvey neighborhood
A man is dead after a shooting in Harvey on Sunday, June 4.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigating second homicide Saturday
HARVEY, La. — The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in Harvey. Deputies responded to the 3700 block of Long Leaf Lane around 9:15 p.m. Saturday. On scene, investigators found a man lying on the lawn in front of a home. The man had been shot...
Firefighters Battle Metairie House Fire
Jefferson Parish firefighters combat a Metairie house fire, with WVUE delivering local news and updates on the situation. This post includes content written by AI tools. Please refer to the video above for verification and additional information. Learn more.
Fatal Marrero Shooting on Saturday Under JPSO Investigation
A homicide in Marrero on Saturday afternoon is under investigation by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. The incident occurred around 4:30 PM at the 1900 block of Melba Place, where an adult male with a gunshot wound was found and pronounced dead. Authorities are urging anyone with information about the shooting to come forward.
Two men killed in separate shootings in Marrero, Harvey
Two men were killed in separate shootings Saturday, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said. One man was shot and killed Thursday evening in the 1900 block of Melba Place in Marrero. Deputies were called to a residence at about 4:30 p.m. and arrived to find him suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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