Hundreds of Louisiana prisoners report they were held in isolation for more than a year and many believe their mental health deteriorated as a result, according to a survey that prison-reform advocates released on Tuesday.
A man who survived a shooting on Interstate 10 shared his story Monday to WWL-TV, saying he is still processing how investigators believe the shots fired at him came from a man accused of killing four people.
An 18-year-old woman was critically wounded in a shooting in Marrero on Monday afternoon, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Louisiana State Police have acquired a new tool to help solve child porn cases: a dog named Maggie who's trained to sniff out even the smallest electronic devices that might be used to store images and videos, including memory cards and flash drives.
A 16-year-old boy who allegedly shot a young woman and caused debris to hurt an infant on Sunday in the 300 block of Glen Della Drive in Waggaman has been arrested, and so has the woman who handed him the gun he fired, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff…
A federal judge in New Orleans last week rejected a bid to erase the conviction of a man who died days following his sentencing for a racially motivated attack shortly after Hurricane Katrina.
A man indicted on murder charges in the grisly killings of a Terrytown woman and multiple children pleaded not guilty on Monday, court records show.
A 20-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to rob a pizzeria on Freret Street early Saturday, New Orleans jail records show.
A 3-year-old girl died Sunday evening after she was rescued from a Metairie apartment fire and hospitalized, according to the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the hand after being followed by three men in a New Orleans East neighborhood early Sunday morning, New Orleans police said.
A man died in a car crash on LA 437 near Playmakers Road in St. Tammany Parish Friday, according to a press release from Louisiana State Police.
A 17-year-old girl died and a man was injured after a shooting early Saturday near the intersection of Chef Menteur Highway and Knight Street in New Orleans East, according to a press release from New Orleans Police Department.
On the morning of April 16, a woman called the Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office to report a chilling scene: Her 22-year-old nephew, Sean Barrette, was rocking back and forth outside his house with a Catholic pendant in his mouth and a cross on hi…
A multi-colored badge for Pride Month is being made available for New Orleans police officers to wear, the department announced Friday.
Three other people nearly lost their lives at the hands of a suspected spree killer from Metairie who is accused of fatally shooting four men in the New Orleans area this month, authorities said Thursday.
Even more people came close to losing their lives to a suspected spree killer who fatally shot four people in the New Orleans area since the start of the month, authorities said Thursday.
In a win for police unions, a Louisiana appeals court has struck down the New Orleans Police Department’s controversial practice of letting its superintendent appoint commanders at will — a ruling that if allowed to stand could have big implicatio…
A Jefferson Parish grand jury on Thursday indicted Terrance Leonard on four counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder in the brutal killing of a Terrytown woman and three children in March.
A 31-year-old man was shot in the face Wednesday night when six men split into two groups began shooting at each other in Algiers, according to New Orleans Police.
The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office arrested an Abita Springs man yesterday in connection with a recent home burglary in which firearms, collectible coins and a safe were taken.
A triple shooting at a Jefferson Parish playground late Wednesday killed a former wide receiver for New Orleans’ Carver High School and injured his brother, a wideout for Grambling State University, according to officials and relatives.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with three apparently random shooting deaths in Metairie, and ballistics evidence connects him to a fourth death in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said Wednesday.
A young motorist shot late Monday in Metairie, two middle-aged men gunned down nearby during a trip to an auto parts store 18 hours later, and a 61-year-old man slain in New Orleans East this month were all the victims of a mentally troubled kille…
A Jefferson Parish man who previously served with the U.S. Navy in Japan faces charges that he sexually abused a woman 15 years ago and threatened to kill her, federal prosecutors said.
The man accused of killing three people in Metairie over 18 hours this week and a fourth person recently in New Orleans appeared to pick his victims at random, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said Wednesday.
Slidell police arrested a Mississippi man Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly shoplifted from a Walmart and dragged an officer with his car during an attempted getaway back to his home state.
At least three people were killed and one more was wounded in three separate shooting incidents in Metairie during an exceptionally violent 18-hour period that started Monday night, according to authorities.
An emotional scene unfolded Tuesday afternoon after two men were fatally shot near the intersection of West Metairie Avenue and North Starrett Road in Metairie.
A New Orleans man was arrested early this morning after fleeing Slidell Police, driving over the median on Interstate 10, and accelerating in the direction of oncoming vehicles.
A 22-year-old man was shot in Gentilly on Monday night when he tried to take the gun away from another man trying to rob him, New Orleans police said.
Wearing hooded sweatshirts to hide their faces and blue medical gloves that wouldn’t leave fingerprints, two men from Indiana barged into a CVS pharmacy on Prytania Street early Monday, bound two employees with zip ties at gunpoint, and raided a s…
A man who allegedly tried to rob an Uptown drugstore early Monday before a shootout with police left him and an officer wounded has been moved from the hospital to jail.
A St. Charles Parish deputy was bitten on the arm by an alligator while deputies were trying to capture the gator, according to a report from the St. Charles Herald Guide.
Mark Finn recounts in harrowing detail the sexual abuse he says he endured as a child at the hands of Jack Strain, a family friend who later became the five-term sheriff of St. Tammany Parish.
The Catholic order in charge of Holy Cross priests released a list last week of clerics faced with credible accusations of sexual abuse, and it included two clergymen with ties to New Orleans who have not been previously named.
The executive director of the Louisiana State Troopers Association was arrested on Father's Day, accused of firing one shot toward his daughter's boyfriend in the parking lot of his office on Jefferson Highway.
A local pastor and his friend were among three people killed by a suspected intoxicated driver Sunday night in Harvey after they stopped to help another motorist.
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Photos and video from the scene in Uptown New Orleans this morning where an alleged armed robbery of a CVS on Prytania Street led to a shootout with police. Both suspects were shot and arrested.