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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's election heats up as survey done on possible candidatesJEFFERSON PARISH - Another candidate officially announced plans to run for Jeff
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 5 hours ago
JEFFERSON PARISH - Another candidate officially announced plans to run for Jefferson Parish Sheriff. John Fortunato held an event in Metairie Thursday night to kick off his campaign for Sheriff. His announcement came the same week the University of... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
UNO poll shows Fortunato has large lead in JP sheriff's raceA new poll by the University of New Orleans shows former Jefferson Parish spoke
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 hours ago
A new poll by the University of New Orleans shows former Jefferson Parish spokesman John Fortunato has a “large lead” over interim Sheriff Joseph Lopinto in the race for Jefferson Parish Sheriff. The poll surveyed 426 random registered voters in... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Air poses no health risks after oil platform explosion, boat launch reopens to publicremains missing. The Coast Guard called off their search for Morrison on Wedne
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 12 hours ago
remains missing. The Coast Guard called off their search for Morrison on Wednesday, but search and rescue groups with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office are still searching for the missing man. MORE: JPSO to continue search for missing oil... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
UNO poll shows Fortunato has large lead in JP sheriff's raceA new poll by the University of New Orleans shows former Jefferson Parish spoke
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 12 hours ago
A new poll by the University of New Orleans shows former Jefferson Parish spokesman John Fortunato has a “large lead” over interim Sheriff Joseph Lopinto in the race for Jefferson Parish Sheriff. The poll surveyed 426 random registered voters in... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Elio Motors: Caddo Parish facility will also become "marshalling center"for judicial review and a request for ex parte stay back in August, halting tho
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 13 hours ago
for judicial review and a request for ex parte stay back in August, halting those charges and fines until they go before a Jefferson Parish judge. 24th Judicial District Court clerks told KSLA the attorneys for both parties are set to meet in a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
New UNO poll shows former spokesman has "large lead" over interim sheriff in sheriff's raceA new poll by the University of New Orleans shows former Jefferson Parish spoke
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 13 hours ago
A new poll by the University of New Orleans shows former Jefferson Parish spokesman John Fortunato has a “large lead” over interim sheriff Joseph Lopinto in the race for Jefferson Parish Sheriff. The poll surveyed 426 random registered voters in... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Despite DUI arrest in government car, parish president's take-home privileges remain intacthim he was the St. Charles Parish President and even gave one of the officers h
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 16 hours ago
him he was the St. Charles Parish President and even gave one of the officers his business card. Kenner PD investigators say they have turned over the test results to the Jefferson Parish district attorney. Cochran has not been officially cha... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Gas well in the Gulf continues to burnthis month, a gas well off the Louisiana coast flowed for several days before b
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
this month, a gas well off the Louisiana coast flowed for several days before being sealed. Chris Roberts, a member of the Jefferson Parish Council in south Louisiana, said the travel restrictions might pose an inconvenience for participants in an... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Poll: Fortunato has early lead in JP sheriff's raceNEW ORLEANS – Jefferson Parish voters favor former Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s O
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 18 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS – Jefferson Parish voters favor former Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman John Fortunato over current interim Sheriff Joe Lopinto in next spring’s sheriff’s race election, although a large part of the voting public is still... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Former JPSO spokesperson to outline campaign against LopintoMETAIRIE, LA. - The former spokesperson for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Offi
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 23 hours ago
METAIRIE, LA. - The former spokesperson for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is expected to give new details about his campaign for Sheriff Thursday. John Fortunato resigned from his long-time post in September and announced that he would... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Despite DUI arrest in government car, parish president's take-home privileges remain intacthim he was the St. Charles Parish President and even gave one of the officers h
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
him he was the St. Charles Parish President and even gave one of the officers his business card. Kenner PD investigators say they have turned over the test results to the Jefferson Parish district attorney. Cochran has not been officially cha... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Despite DUI arrest in government car, parish president's take-home privileges remain intacthim he was the St. Charles Parish President and even gave one of the officers h
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
him he was the St. Charles Parish President and even gave one of the officers his business card. Kenner PD investigators say they have turned over the test results to the Jefferson Parish district attorney. Cochran has not been officially cha... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Despite DUI arrest in government car, parish president's take-home privileges remain intacthim he was the St. Charles Parish President and even gave one of the officers h
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
him he was the St. Charles Parish President and even gave one of the officers his business card. Kenner PD investigators say they have turned over the test results to the Jefferson Parish district attorney. Cochran has not been officially cha... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Man accused of killing JPSO deputy mentally competent to stand trial, judge rulesHARVEY – A man who was arrested after the shooting death of a Jefferson Parish
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
HARVEY – A man who was arrested after the shooting death of a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Deputy last summer, has been ruled competent to stand trial, The New Orleans Advocate reports. Judge Conn Regan, of the 14th Judicial District Court in Gretna,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Test results: Painkillers in parish president's system during DUI arrestblood, according to the Kenner Police Department. Lt. Brian McGregor said his
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
blood, according to the Kenner Police Department. Lt. Brian McGregor said his department forwarded the results to the Jefferson Parish District Attorney. He added Kenner PD has no further comment at this time. Cochran's office has not... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
St. Charles Parish President had painkillers in system during traffic stopthis means I should fill out my resignation papers ... man, I should have staye
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
this means I should fill out my resignation papers ... man, I should have stayed home." Cochran was released from the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center due to prison overcrowding. He is due in court to answer the charges on Dec.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Suspect in killing of 10-old also suspect in New Orleans armed robberyAccording to the New Orleans Police Department news release, Thompson has also
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
According to the New Orleans Police Department news release, Thompson has also been positively identified in a rape in Jefferson Parish and is a person of interest in "several other" New Orleans cases. Thompson spent 24 years at Angola,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation monitoring platform for environmental impactand fire. "About 60 percent of the lake shoreline is sensitive to oil - it's b
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
and fire. "About 60 percent of the lake shoreline is sensitive to oil - it's basically wetlands," Lopez said. As the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office searches for one missing worker, Lopez pulled in within a half mile of the charred... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation monitoring platform for environmental impactand fire. "About 60 percent of the lake shoreline is sensitive to oil - it's b
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
and fire. "About 60 percent of the lake shoreline is sensitive to oil - it's basically wetlands," Lopez said. As the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office searches for one missing worker, Lopez pulled in within a half mile of the charred... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Suspect shot by Louisiana State Police near New Orleans identifiedA Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Par
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
A Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Parish. The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. at Veterans Blvd. near Roosevelt Blvd. During the attempted traffic stop, shots were fired. The suspect was transported... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Suspect shot by Louisiana State Police near New Orleans identifiedA Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Par
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
A Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Parish. The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. at Veterans Blvd. near Roosevelt Blvd. During the attempted traffic stop, shots were fired. The suspect was transported... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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The Christian Post
Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion Latest News: 7 Workers Hurt, 1 Missing; Authorities Suspend Searchthat the blast happened in unincorporated waters in the lake which puts the com
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
that the blast happened in unincorporated waters in the lake which puts the command responsibilities on neighboring Jefferson Parish. Meanwhile, Jefferson Parish authorities confirmed that there were seven people injured, where three are... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Coast Guard suspends search for oil rig worker missing after explosion in Louisianafather, husband, brother, and friend." Officials acknowledged that oil may hav
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
father, husband, brother, and friend." Officials acknowledged that oil may have leaked into Lake Pontchartrain, but Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni told reporters that residents' drinking water comes from the Mississippi River, which... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Coast Guard suspends search for oil rig worker missing after explosion in Louisianafather, husband, brother, and friend." Officials acknowledged that oil may hav
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
father, husband, brother, and friend." Officials acknowledged that oil may have leaked into Lake Pontchartrain, but Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni told reporters that residents' drinking water comes from the Mississippi River, which... Read more
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CBS News
Search suspended for missing worker after oil rig blasthigh into the night sky. The platform is located on Lake Pontchartrain, which i
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
high into the night sky. The platform is located on Lake Pontchartrain, which is north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. According to the oil company, three of the injured workers are company employees. Five of the victims,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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ABC Montana
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
One person missing after oil rig explosion in Louisianaplatform on Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, exploded Sunday night has been suspe
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
platform on Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, exploded Sunday night has been suspended, according to the US Coast Guard. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office identified the missing person as 44-year-old Timothy Morrison of Katy, Texas. “The... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Crews search air, water for missing worker after blastscene reported cleaning chemicals had ignited on the structure, but the company
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
scene reported cleaning chemicals had ignited on the structure, but the company said the cause of the blast was unknown. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said the cause remained under investigation. Residents along the shores of the lake... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Louisiana State Police shoot man near New OrleansA Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Par
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 3 days ago
A Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Parish. The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. at Veterans Blvd. near Roosevelt Blvd. During the attempted traffic stop, shots were fired. The suspect was transported... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Louisiana State Police shoot man near New OrleansA Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Par
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
A Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Parish. The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. at Veterans Blvd. near Roosevelt Blvd. During the attempted traffic stop, shots were fired. The suspect was transported... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Louisiana State Police shoot man near New OrleansA Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Par
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
A Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Parish. The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. at Veterans Blvd. near Roosevelt Blvd. During the attempted traffic stop, shots were fired. The suspect was transported... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Louisiana State Police shoot man near New OrleansA Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Par
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
A Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Jefferson Parish. The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. at Veterans Blvd. near Roosevelt Blvd. During the attempted traffic stop, shots were fired. The suspect was transported... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 3 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blastand gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters jus
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
and gas transfer facility in Lake Pontchartrain. The platform was on waters just north of the suburban city of Kenner in Jefferson Parish. The parish sheriff, Joe Lopinto, identified the missing man as Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, a... Read more
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