The man who threatened to go public with sexual misconduct accusations against Tyrann Mathieu unless the New Orleans-born pro football star paid him millions to keep quiet is facing the possibility of having his bond revoked in federal court on We…
A man was hospitalized in critical condition after he was stabbed during a domestic dispute in Bucktown on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.
A man accused of sexually assaulting three women over nearly a decade in New Orleans will avoid a lengthy prison term under a plea agreement he reached with prosecutors on Monday.
A relative of New Orleans-born pro football star Tyrann Mathieu threatened to go public with sexual misconduct allegations against the athlete unless he coughed up millions in hush money, according to law enforcement officials.
At least one man was killed and two others were wounded during a rolling shootout between people in two cars Tuesday afternoon in Algiers, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday jailed a man in connection with a deadly shooting last week on a busy street in Metairie.
A war veteran from Denmark who was vacationing in the United States with a group of fellow motorcycle riders was found fatally shot in New Orleans East over the weekend, officials said Tuesday.
A Gretna man charged with attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer has pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of aggravated assault, stemming from a 2017 officer-involved shooting that spawned a civil rights lawsuit against the Jeff…
Video footage "clearly" shows that New Orleans police officers were fired on first before they shot back and killed a man at a New Orleans East apartment complex last week, the officers' boss said Monday.
New Orleans’ Emergency Medical Services on Monday named an agency liaison with members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, whose members can sometimes be reluctant to seek help from first responders when they need it,…
Former Jefferson Parish Councilman Chris Roberts pleaded not guilty Monday to 29 criminal charges filed against him in federal court, signaling at least for the moment that he intends to fight the allegations of wire fraud and tax evasion.
A Covington teenager was sentenced to life in prison Monday for fatally shooting his stepfather three years ago, according to District Attorney Warren Montgomery's office.
The Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office on Monday identified the man who was fatally shot while riding in one car that was involved in a chase with another vehicle in Metairie on Friday night.
A warrant has been issued for a Slidell man's arrest after another man was shot in the head and killed during an apparent homicide at a business early Sunday morning, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office.
One man was robbed at gunpoint and another man was robbed at knifepoint in New Orleans between Saturday night and Sunday morning, local police said in a preliminary report.
A New Orleans man accused of multiple vehicle burglaries in Algiers in April and May was arrested Monday, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
A man was fatally shot in a car on a busy Metairie roadway Friday night by someone in another vehicle, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
A fire Friday night at the abandoned Grand Theater in New Orleans East caused part of the roof to collapse, according to the New Orleans Fire Department.
Nurses and Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies ignored the severe pain, nausea, vomiting and cries for help of a woman who died while detoxing at the New Orleans jail last year, her children alleged in a federal lawsuit filed Friday.
Production of a short-form film series will affect traffic in parts of Central City for five days starting Monday, May 20, according to New Orleans city officials.
Steven “Future” Bradley beat a murder rap in the gruesome deaths of a Reserve couple who were trussed up and tossed into the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in 2014.
The man killed in a gun battle with police at a New Orleans East apartment complex on Friday morning was 40-year-old Donald Davis Jr., according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation.
NAPOLEONVILLE — Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies continue to search for a 25-year-old Paincourtville man suspected in an April shooting after an attempt to catch him Wednesday in New Orleans failed.
Police responding to a report of a man threatening to shoot someone at a New Orleans East apartment complex Friday morning fatally shot the man during an exchange of gunfire, according to authorities.
A New Orleans jury voted 10-2 Thursday to acquit a man of the final charge linked to the killing of a Domino’s pizza delivery driver in 2014, according to defense attorneys.
Taking a hard-line stance against what he said is the growing problem of juvenile crime in New Orleans, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro on Thursday proposed a number of measures to beef up law enforcement efforts, including increasing arrests of…
Two Jefferson Parish men were convicted in separate Metairie armed robbery trials in state district court Tuesday, one of whom held up a woman in her daughter’s driveway and another who kidnapped a woman feeding feral cats.
A teenager shot three other teens and the father of one of his victims, who allegedly tried to retaliate against him, during a chaotic episode of violence Wednesday evening in St. Rose, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
One person was hurt after a school bus transporting children and a motorcycle collided Thursday afternoon near the edge of the Little Woods neighborhood in New Orleans East, police said.
A motorcyclist has died and two passengers in a vehicle were injured after a crash in Algiers on Thursday, according to New Orleans Police.
A popular late-night diner on the city's busiest tourist drag became the site of a grisly slaying early Thursday, when a man showed up at his former girlfriend's workplace, confronted her new boyfriend, then fired a shot that struck her in the fac…
Louisiana state prisons have over-relied on solitary confinement and have been employing troubling and inconsistent practices in recent years, an outcome of the corrections department's vague disciplinary policy that is often disregarded, as well …
Four people were shot Wednesday night in in St. Rose in two separate shootings that the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office believes are connected to each other.
After months with an electronic monitor strapped to his ankle, Aaron Jones was ready to leave the criminal justice system behind him when he walked into Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Judge Paul Bonin’s courtroom last May.
A Violet man has been arrested for murder after he allegedly ran over his wife with a truck and she died from the injuries, according to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office.
The New Orleans Police Department reported two robberies and an attempted robbery between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, including one involving a gun.
A Lusher Charter School student was arrested on a terrorizing charge in connection with alleged threats made on social media earlier in the week, the New Orleans Police Department said Wednesday morning.
Another young suspect was arrested Tuesday in the fatal shooting of a security guard who interrupted an auto burglary that has re-ignited a debate on juvenile crime, New Orleans police said.
Rapper Widner “Flow” Degruy walked into a New Orleans courtroom in chains Tuesday, muttered loudly and flipped manila folders off a desk, successfully stalling his sentencing hearing for a few minutes.
A 62-year-old man was killed and two others were injured after an overnight shooting in the 2800 block of Clermont St. in Jefferson Parish, according to the sheriff's office.