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Jefferson Parish property tax renewals up for discussion Tuesday, Wednesday nights

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:31
Jefferson Parish officials will answer questions about property tax renewals in a pair of public forums beginning this evening. Thefirst forum will occur Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. in Parish Council chambers at theYenni Building at 1221 Elmwood Park. The second will occur on Wednesday at 6p.m. in the council chambers at the General Government Building at 200 S.Derbigny in Gretna.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office east bank crime report, April 20
Monday, 21 April 2014 14:16
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the east bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 3700 block of Alton Street - April 20, 12:01 a.m., suspicious person. 600 block of North Atlanta Street - April 20, 7:55 p.m.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, April 19
Monday, 21 April 2014 11:46
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 5800 block of 5th Avenue - April 19, 10:15 a.m., suspicious person. Ames Boulevard and Acre Road - April 19, 3:01 a.m.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office east bank crime report, April 19
Monday, 21 April 2014 11:46
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the east bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 3100 block of 21st Street - April 19, 6:15 p.m., vehicle burglary. 3200 block of 48th Street - April 19, 3:37 p.m.
Jefferson Parish President John Young to take heat at 'Ringside Roast'
Monday, 21 April 2014 11:46
Jefferson Parish President John Young will "star" in thefirst annual "Ringside Roast," a celebrity roast hosted by Jeff Crouere of theRingside Politics television and radio programs. Slated as "guest roasters" are Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph, former Jefferson Parish Assessor Lawrence Chehardy and talk show host Spud McConnell. The dinner event will occur at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 atEiffel Society, 2040 St.
LaPolitics: Jefferson Parish President John Young not denying run for lieutenant governor, focused on coastal ...
Monday, 21 April 2014 10:32
Jefferson Parish President John Young didn't tamp downspeculation that he will run for lieutenant governor next year when speaking to LaPolitics,an online news outlet focused on state politics. According to the outlet, talkof his potential candidacy follows Young every time he visits the Capitol, andYoung said he is "flattered" by the consideration. At this time, however, Young said he is focusing onlegislative efforts to derail the parish's lawsuit against oil and gascompanies over coastal wetlands…
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, April 20
Monday, 21 April 2014 09:31
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 13th Street and Avenue G - April 20, 1:36 p.m., vehicle wreck. 700 block of 2nd Avenue - April 20, 3:25 p.m.
Jefferson Parish held 21 murder jury trials last year, eight short of record
Friday, 18 April 2014 15:32
In early 2012, after a record-setting year for prosecuting murder defendants at the Jefferson Parish Courthouse, the district attorney's office credited its working relationships with police, judges and even defense attorneys. Jurisdictions that lack such ties, District Attorney Paul Connick Jr. said at the time, are not effective. His comments came after his office prosecuted 29 murder cases at the 24th Judicial District Court in 2011, more than any other year in Jefferson Parish history.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, April 17
Friday, 18 April 2014 14:17
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 2500 block of 4th Street - April 17, 9:29 a.m., suspicious person. 4th Street and Peters Road - April 17, 1:27 a.m.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office east bank crime report, April 17
Friday, 18 April 2014 11:02
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the east bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 3800 block of 17th Street - April 17, 8:03 p.m., suspicious person. 18th Street and Division Street - April 17, 8:05 p.m.
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