Sunday, February 19, 2017
Mertis Wade, a 25-year-old who walked off from a job site Tuesday with the West Baton Rouge Parish work release program, was captured at the Krewe of Caesar parade in Metairie on Saturday night, according to WBRZ.
Two men were shot, one fatally, in the 1500 block of Canal Street in New Orleans early Sunday morning, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
A group of Louisiana State Police officials, including the head of the agency's Internal Affairs Division, were paid thousands of dollars in overtime last year while driving across the country to attend a law enforcement conference in San Diego — …
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Two teens suffered gunshot wounds after an incident near Lee Circle, about a block from the St. Charles parade route, on Saturday night.
Since Derrick Perique, 32, got out of prison, he’s been on a mission to help others see more clearly. On Saturday, though, he could have been forgiven if he had stars in his eyes.
Friday, February 17, 2017
The New Orleans Police Department acknowledged Friday that a man fatally shot by a plainclothes officer during an armed robbery investigation last month did not play a role in any of the robberies that had sparked a police stakeout.
A Bridge City man has been arrested on charges of negligent homicide and felony hit and run after a man's death on Thursday.
Two executives at a ritzy Mandeville health club were indicted Friday on multiple charges of stealing more than $1.7 million from the club over an eight-year period.
Friday, February 17, 2017
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says it has identified one of two men involved in a residential burglary in Harvey that turned into a shootout, leaving a woman wounded.
Two victims chased down a pair of robbers and tackled them Thursday, recovering their stolen property and a toy gun used in the crime, New Orleans police said.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The forces of police reform were strong in 2012, when the New Orleans Police Department signed a wide-reaching agreement with the federal government to correct the department's sometimes brutal and slipshod ways.
The New Orleans Police Department has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man on a count of first-degree rape a week after a woman came forward to publicly accuse him in the media.
A former Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested Thursday on allegations that she carried on an "illicit relationship" with an inmate awaiting trial on a murder charge.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
A man shot himself in the head, crashing his vehicle in Lacombe early Thursday morning during a pursuit by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office deputies, Capt. Daniel Seuzeneau said.
New Orleans police report a carjacking in Algiers, armed robberies in Hollygrove and Carrollton and a stabbing in the CBD.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputies said they are looking for a minivan in connection with a hit-and-run collision in Bridge City on Thursday morning that left a man dead.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
New Orleans, state and federal officials will be on high alert for Carnival and the NBA All-Star Game, with what they said is a zero tolerance policy for illegal guns and with plans once again to shut down vehicular access to most of Bourbon Stree…
A Covington man has been arrested in connection with a rash of car burglaries after he was spotted allegedly using stolen credit cards.
The Florida man who police say fired the shots that killed two Southern University female students last April was arrested Wednesday in St. Tammany Parish after deputies said they found him with a baby bottle filled with a drug known as "purple drank."
New Orleans Police Department Supt. Michael Harrison issued a stern warning Wednesday ahead of Mardi Gras parades and NBA All-Star festivities.
Terione Williams was out of jail for only 11 days when, police say, he was shot and killed while attempting to rob another man at gunpoint Tuesday in the Glen Oaks neighborhood.
In a setback for New Orleans law enforcement agencies, a magistrate judge Wednesday lowered the bail and reduced the charges against two men jailed in connection with a Nov. 27 shooting incident on Bourbon Street that left nine people wounded and …
A Subway restaurant on Veterans Memorial Boulevard in Metairie was robbed on Wednesday, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said in an emergency alert.
New Orleans police said in a log of major offenses that they received reports of a burglary, a phone-snatching on an RTA bus, and three armed robberies on Valentine's Day.
A Terrytown man was booked Monday in connection with a Dec. 2015 shooting in Marrero that left an aspiring rapper dead and his brother wounded.
A former St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office deputy was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for exposing two teenage boys to HIV, according to the office of District Attorney Bridget Dinvaut.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Jefferson Parish deputies are seeking two suspects after an exchange of gunfire during an alleged robbery in Harvey.
A St. Charles Parish jury on Tuesday found a 60-year-old man guilty of attempted first-degree murder in the April 16, 2015, shooting of a St. Charles Sheriff's Office deputy.
With the NBA All-Star Game set to take place in New Orleans on Sunday, league officials this week warned fans against buying — or selling — "unauthorized and poorly made knock-off merchandise."
Jonathan Wisbey, the New Orleans Police Department official who resigned last month after his recruiting practices came under scrutiny from court-appointed federal monitors, is returning to a position in City Hall.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Norma Perez Lino moved to the United States in December to escape the violence of her native Honduras, where her longtime boyfriend said their daughter had been threatened by gangsters.
Mike Randle’s wife had been searching for him since July, when the contractor went missing from a house he was renovating in Fort Worth, Texas.
A group co-founded by former New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Ronal Serpas is urging President Donald Trump’s administration to shift course on law enforcement policy.
A New Orleans Police Department spokesman said that detectives do not expect to arrest the customer who fatally shot a suspected armed robber at a Lower Garden District cell phone store on Friday.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
A victim of the Phillips 66 natural gas pipeline explosion who was taken to the Baton Rouge General Medical Center Regional Burn Center was listed in good condition Sunday night, a hospital spokeswoman said.
A man was shot during one of two attempted armed robberies that were reported in New Orleans between Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to NOPD.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Friday, February 10, 2017
One man, believed to be an armed robber, was shot and killed by a customer inside a Lower Garden District T-Mobile store Friday night.
The New Orleans Police Department confirmed Friday that the officer who fatally shot a man inside a New Orleans East apartment complex last month is Terrance Hilliard, a seven-year NOPD veteran.
Five people were wounded and a woman was killed in a shooting Friday evening in Central City, New Orleans police said.
Throughout his campaign and first two years in office, north shore District Attorney Warren Montgomery has persistently sought to distance himself from his predecessor, three-decade DA Walter Reed, who is scheduled to be sentenced on federal charg…
In the latest ripple effect from a spiraling probe into corruption inside a federal drug task force, federal prosecutors this week dropped drug and gun charges against a man who had already pleaded guilty, court records show.