Monday, May 22, 2017
New Orleans drivers have rarely been noted for their skill behind the wheel. But throughout the city, police officers made an average of just three traffic arrests per day last year — a slender figure that one watchdog group says illustrates the P…
Sunday, May 21, 2017
A man was arrested on Bourbon Street on Sunday morning for illegally carrying a firearm inside a bar after a "large fight" broke out in the establishment, the New Orleans Police Department announced in a release.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Six people were victimized during a crime spree that began Saturday morning and included three armed robberies and one attempt, the New Orleans Police Department said in a preliminary release.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
It's been 43 years, but a witness to the killing suspected to have been committed by a well-known New Orleans street performer said he now has some closure.
A 59-year-old man told police he was trying to break up a fight between his grandson and another man early Saturday morning when the other man stabbed him with a screwdriver.
New Orleans Police are investigating after one man was apparently shot in the French Quarter during the early hours Saturday morning.
Friday, May 19, 2017
The street performer known as "Uncle Louie" has been a French Quarter fixture for more than two decades, standing frozen as a human statue while wearing an Uncle Sam-like costume and holding the leash of a miniature stuffed dog.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office on Thursday arrested a suspect in a deadly double shooting in Marrero last year.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Hearings reviewing the New Orleans Police Department's progress in implementing federally mandated reforms haven't always been feel-good affairs, but the judge overseeing the pact praised the force's leadership Thursday for its embrace of a progra…
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The family of a man with a paranoid schizophrenia who died after a violent encounter with Gretna police officers in February filed a wrongful death suit against the members of the department on Thursday.
New Orleans police are seeking a man after he allegedly beat his girlfriend's head against the ground and stabbed her twice with a screwdriver, according to New Orleans police.
Two men were shot in New Orleans East on Wednesday afternoon after two men arrived in a vehicle and began shooting, according to a report by New Orleans police.
A New Orleans Criminal District Court commissioner ruled there was no probable cause for two men caught spray-painting the base of the removed P.G.T. Beauregard monument to be arrested Wednesday on counts of defacing a historic landmark, but he sa…
A 25-year-old woman who worked at a French Quarter restaurant was found shot to death in her car early Thursday at a New Orleans East apartment complex, according to authorities and her family.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The New Orleans City Council is set to vote Thursday on two competing proposals that will set the terms for the debate on the future of the parish jail.
New Orleans police on Wednesday said they are searching for someone who may have information on shooting last week in the 1400 block of Decatur Street in the Marigny.
The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office on Wednesday identified the man whose body was found in Diamond in the Mississippi River on Tuesday morning as Marvin Smith, 58.
In a video clip posted to his Facebook page this week, 28-year-old Joshua Gibson taunted whoever shot up his family's home in the St. Claude neighborhood early Monday.
New Orleans police on Wednesday morning arrested two man accused of spray painting the pedestal of the statue of P.G.T. Beauregard, dismantled hours earlier.
New Orleans police reported six robberies, including three that involved weapons, and one armed carjacking between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.
One man was fatally shot in New Orleans early Wednesday morning, marking the fifth reported shooting in a violent nine-hour stretch.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
A man was shot to death outside of a church in the 3700 block of Louisa Street in the Desire area early Tuesday evening, New Orleans police said.
A man was arrested in Jefferson Parish over the weekend after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend while she was holding their 8-month-old baby, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.
A shooting, a knifepoint robbery carried out by a bicyclist, and a boy's rape were among the violent crimes reported to police in New Orleans late Monday.
An unidentified dead man's body was found in the Mississippi River on Tuesday morning on the West Bank of Plaquemines Parish, authorities said.
A Slidell man accused of beating his 7-week-old son to death because he was annoyed by the baby's crying has been booked on a count of first-degree murder, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
A cellphone left at the scene where New Orleans-bred rapper BTY Young'N was shot to death April 29 led police to one of the suspected killers, according to court records.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Todd Juluke took home a pair of diplomas last week, while dropping his shady criminal résumé in the shredder.
Two Terrebonne Parish deputies were fired for misconduct after video surfaced online showing one deputy challenging a handcuffed suspect to a fight, according to a report from WWL-TV.
A teenager in Kenner was booked with negligent injuring and illegal use of weapons after a 17-year-old was shot in the abdomen outside of a local restaurant, according to the Kenner Police Department.
A man whom law enforcement attempted to pull over for a seat belt violation led Slidell police on a high-speed chase before crashing his vehicle and threatening to harm himself with a machete, officers said.
A protester and a young girl were hit by pellets from a paintball gun on Sunday night near the monument of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard at the entrance to City Park, New Orleans police said.
Sunday, May 14, 2017
A man was shot Sunday evening in New Orleans' Lakefront neighborhood, one of three shootings reported by police.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
A Metairie man was shot and killed by a Baldwin County Sheriff's Office deputy Friday night in Alabama, according to a report from WWL-TV.
A member of the New Orleans Semi-Tough Cycling Club was reportedly shot in the lower back during a group outing Saturday morning.