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  • New Orleans man on 4-state crime spree convicted of Kenner armed robbery

    A Jefferson Parish jury on Thursday (Dec. 13) found a New Orleans man guilty of robbing a Kenner business, part of a crime spree in which he committed similar heists in four states during a three-month period in early 2014. Steven J. Rodney, 34, was convicted as charged of the armed robbery of the Walmart …
  • New Orleans man gets 20 years for orchestrating violent Harvey home invasion

    A Jefferson Parish judge has sentenced a New Orleans man to 20 years in prison, after the defendant admitted to orchestrating a Harvey home invasion in which a resident was shot during an exchange of gunfire. With jury selection underway in his trial on Wednesday (Dec. 12), Jermaine Robinson, 44, pleaded guilty as charged to …
  • Teddy Chester sentenced to life in ’95 cabbie murder

    A Jefferson Parish judge on Wednesday (Dec. 12) sentenced Teddy Chester to life in prison for shooting a cab driver in the back of his head during an armed robbery attempt. Chester, 41, was convicted as charged during his retrial last month of second-degree murder in the Dec. 27, 1995 death of John Adams, 34, …
  • Vincenzo Randazzo pleads guilty to fatal hammer attack on elderly Kenner couple

    A Jefferson Parish judge on Monday (Dec. 3) sentenced Vincenzo “Jake” Randazzo to life in prison with parole eligibility, after he pleaded guilty as charged to attacking an elderly Kenner couple with a hammer, killing the man and injuring his wife. Randazzo, 17, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in connection with …
  • Metairie man sentenced to 30 years in pawn shop robbery

    A Jefferson Parish judge on Friday (Nov. 20) sentenced a former Metairie resident to 30 years in prison for his role in the armed robbery of an Airline Drive pawn shop last year. Edgard Rivas, 27, was convicted by a Jefferson Parish jury last month of two counts of first-degree robbery in connection with the …