Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred last night (01/118/19) in unincorporated Westwego. At approximately 9:38 pm on January 18, 2019, Third District deputies were dispatched to a report of a shooting near the intersection of Beechgrove Boulevard and E. Claiborne Parkway. Arriving units located a […]
Public Works Water Department crews are on site where a 36″ water main has broken on Peters Road under the Lapalco Bridge. A full road closure is in effect at this time; however, traffic engineers are assisting and attempting to isolate to a partial road closure while repairs are made. Repairs will be made by […]
The Jefferson Parish Department of Property Maintenance, Zoning Quality of Life will conduct a sweep within the geographical boundaries of Council District 3 on the West bank of Jefferson Parish on Thursday, November 15, 2018, in an effort to address property violations for quality of life enforcement.
At approximately 7:26pm on Thursday night, October 4th Terrytown Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department conducted a mock chemical leak training scenario. The training scenario was to test how firefighters would be able to handle a chemical leak at a water plant with various unexpected obstacles occurring. The training scenario started out with a caller reporting […]
Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni yesterday hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the Regional Transit Authority’s (RTA) and Jefferson Transit’s (JeT) new partnership — the Regional Ride pilot program. The program grants bus riders all-day access to both RTA and JeT bus lines for $6, without having to buy separate passes. “The City […]
Tropical Storm Gordon Advisory Number 9 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072018 1000 AM CDT Tue Sep 04 2018 …OUTER RAINBANDS PRODUCING SQUALLY WEATHER ALONG THE COAST OF THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE… …GORDON EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL TONIGHT AS A HURRICANE… SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…28.5N 86.8W ABOUT 145 MI…235 KM […]
The non-emergency offices of Jefferson, Orleans, St. Charles and St. Tammany parishes will close Tuesday in anticipation of Tropical Storm Gordon making landfall on the Gulf Coast. Jefferson Parish All Jefferson Parish buildings will close Tuesday at 2 p.m. in order to prepare for the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Gordon. This includes all Parish libraries, all Jefferson Parish Parks […]