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Mosquito samples in area of Thibodaux test positive for West Nile virus, officials say

THIBODAUX, La. —West Nile virus has been detected in mosquito samples taken Monday in Thibodaux, officials said.City of Thibodaux officials said Friday that the mosquito samples that were positive for West Nile virus were taken in the southeast portion of the city.AdvertisementSome of the measures t

WDSU - 2018-08-17 19:54:00

Report: Baton Rouge rapper killed by police after performance at back to school concert in Austin

The newspaperreported when police arrived, they heard gunshots and took up positions near the alley behind the bar, then saw a man running toward them with a gun, officials said.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-08-17 21:40:00

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Daily Arrest Report

Joseph Jessie, 27, 119 B. Bernard Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on August 16, 2018 at 6:26 pm for robbery-simple.

KADN.COM - 2018-08-17 14:43:43

3 separate shootings in just over 6 hours in Jefferson Parish

Deputies are investigating three separate shootings Friday evening in Jefferson Parish.The shootings happened within a span of just over 6 hours, and one of them left a 21-year-old Metairie man dead.Officials have not said if they believe any of the shootings are related.The incidents are:- 5:24 p.m

WWL-TV - 2018-08-18 12:55:12

Beloved Westwego coach killed in shooting Thursday night

Jamal "Coach Jazz" Lewis, 35, died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to Mark Bone, chief death investigator with the Jefferson Parish coroner's office. TheJefferson Parish Sheriff's Officehas no suspects or a motive in the case.

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-17 17:50:00

Paradis tattoo artist goes to battle against St. John - St. Charles Herald Guide

“This is a family-oriented place,” the Paradis native said he told the council on June 22. Legendre hoped for a re-vote that would allow him to open at his new location, but instead he said, “They shot me down.”


Alligator capture in St. Mary Parish leaves 2 cited, 1 bitten, authorities say

Two men, including one fromWestwego, are in trouble with the law for allegedly capturing analligatorout of season.

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-17 12:27:00

Police: Juvenile suspect arrested after shots fired report in Patterson

The male juvenile suspect was arrested just before 1 a.m. Wednesday on charges of disturbing the peace by alarming the public, discharging a firearm in the city limits and curfew violation. Patterson police officers, who were familiar with the juvenile suspect, located him at Circle K convenience st

STMARYNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 16:20:26

Luling woman sees light after battling rare illness - St. Charles Herald Guide

Elizabeth Oxford of Luling had hit rock bottom with her health issues, but after years of searching for answers, she and her family just might be on the verge of finding them.

HERALDGUIDE.COM - 2018-08-17 08:12:26

Man shot near Bridge City with 'life threatening' injuries: JPSO

A man was shot in Jefferson Parish Thursday night and his injuries were described as "life threatening," according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.The shooting occurred in the 900 block of Patton Lane near Bridge City, and was reported by JPSO around 10 p.m.No further information was immedi

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-16 22:10:00

2 cited for alleged alligator violations in Louisiana

Enforcement agents for the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries say 59-year-old Barry Pedigo, of Pensacola, Florida, and 28-year-old Logan Madere, of Westwego, Louisiana, were cited for possessing an alligator during a closed season.

WWL-TV - 2018-08-17 10:34:50

One man dead after shooting in Westwego

Deputies say one man is dead after a shooting in unincorporated Westwego late Thursday night.According to Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto, the shooting happened around 8:40 p.m. in the 900 block of Patton Street. Deputies arriving at the scene discovered a 34-year-old man with multiple gunsh

WWL-TV - 2018-08-17 09:47:31

FBI agent: 'Louisiana is a major cyber vulnerability area'

NEW ORLEANS — Giant cranes loading and unloading gargantuan barges. Oil tankers, supply vessels and pipelines serving a vital energy industry. Flood control structures. Chemical plants. Cruise ships. Drinking water sources. All computer-reliant and tied in some way to the internet. All of them vulne


Westwego man dies after being shot multiple times Thursday evening; JPSO investigating

Advocate file photoThe Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was killed in Westwego Thursday evening.A 34-year-old resident of the area died from his injuries at an area hospital after being shot multiple times. The shooting occurred in the 900 block of Patton Street about 8

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-08-17 11:36:00

Youngster's yellowfin tuna nearly places at Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

Twelve-year-old Thomas Nini is like a lot of boys his age. He plays organized baseball in the spring, football in the fall, goes tubing in the summer and loves to fish. In fact, his mother, Catherine Nini, says he caught his first fish – a perch – when he was just three.

DAILY REVIEW - 2018-08-17 15:33:27

Man accused in I-10 shooting had murder warrant from 2015, but apparently wasn't booked

Nas Jackson, 19, is suspected in a 2015 homicide as well as an Aug. 2018 shooting of three people on Interstate 10, New Orleans Police said. (NOPD)

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-16 19:22:00

Thibodaux stalking suspect caught in the act

The investigation began on May 28, 2018, when an unknown black male was reported following and staring at females inside a business located in the 400 Block of North Canal Boulevard.


Arrest made in fatal hit & run that killed man from Kenner

According to Louisiana State Police, 29-year-old Brittany Mackie was driving on LA 73 north of I-10 in Ascension Parish when she struck and killed 31-year-old Christian Martinez, a Kenner resident.


Man accused of drive-by shooting in Hahnville

TheSt. Charles ParishSheriff's Office said Aaron Jackson, 28, was booked with aggravated battery and assault by drive-by shooting.


Victim of fatal CBD shooting worked as cook in Gretna, N.O. Advocate reports

Commander Nick Gernon, who heads up the NOPD’s 8th District, said after that shooting that it was not yet clear if Francois was driving the car or was a passenger.