The New Orleans Fire Department is battling a five-alarm fire in Central City that started about 5:30 a.m. Monday.
A man forced his way inside a woman's house, pulled out a gun and threatened to kill her during a home invasion reported in the Iberville neighborhood early Sunday morning, the New Orleans Police Department said in a preliminary report.
Tulane University police booked two men and a woman into New Orleans’ jail late Saturday on allegations that they set a sign on a dorm room door on fire.
A 25-year-old man believed to be from Georgia was arrested after he allegedly shot another man multiple times in New Orleans' Central Business District Sunday morning, the New Orleans Police Department said.
A man was rescued from the Mississippi River Saturday night after falling into it during the Buku Music + Art Project in New Orleans, according to the New Orleans Fire Department.
A former employee of a U.S. Post Office branch in Slidell pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing checkbooks, gift cards, cash and checks out of people's mail during a four-month period beginning in September 2016, federal prosecutors in New Orleans said.
The woman killed in a fire that erupted this week at a salon where she was getting her hair done when a car crashed into the Broadmoor business was a 54-year-old mother who lived nearby.
New Orleans police officers who tried to pull over the driver of a reportedly stolen car minutes before a fiery, deadly crash Wednesday night have been reassigned to desk duty amid an internal investigation into whether they violated agency polici…
A fiery crash Wednesday evening in Broadmoor that killed three people and destroyed a 38-year-old family business stemmed from what New Orleans police portrayed as a joyride that turned deadly when officers tried to pull over the driver of a stolen car.
A "formal investigation" will soon begin into New Orleans police officers involved in attempt to pull over a car Wednesday night, a moment in a chain of events that ended with two people in a suspected stolen car dying when the car crashed into a …
The owner of a New Orleans salon that caught fire after a fatal crash left two dead and six injured Wednesday evening said Thursday that she was still trying to process the "nightmare" that occurred just hours earlier.
A man claimed he fatally shot his mother's neighbor in the Upper 9th Ward over the weekend after overhearing the victim’s plan to murder him, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
A woman fatally stabbed her husband on Tuesday night and then managed to escape from deputies who had detained her for questioning before surrendering to investigators the following morning, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Two people were killed and six others were hospitalized after a speeding vehicle barreled headlong into a building at Washington Avenue and South White Street about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, causing it to burst into flames.
Jerome Kieffer and his father, Armstead Kieffer, argued passionately Wednesday that their co-defendant, law enforcement officials and the media had conspired to convict them in a deadly 2017 attempted armed robbery of a Loomis armored truck.
Authorities in Texas this week arrested a man who had been charged more than a year earlier in the 2013 robbery that left a Loomis armored truck guard dead outside a New Orleans bank.
A federal judge has ordered New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration to “immediately” begin work on a $4.5 million to $5 million project to renovate a temporary jail building in the city to house inmates with serious mental health problems.
A 41-year-old woman allegedly gave her 4-year-old daughter pain pills in an apparent murder-suicide attempt, New Orleans police said last week.
The man accused of barreling his car into a large group of cyclists on Esplanade Avenue earlier this month, killing two of them, may have been driving with a blood-alcohol level that was nearly three times the legal limit, New Orleans police said …
A north shore woman recently pleaded guilty to stealing more than $2 million from the law firm of prominent New Orleans attorney Bernard “Bunny” Charbonnet Jr., and her husband admitted to laundering some of the money.
A woman with a 7-year-old and 3-year-old was carjacked at gunpoint Monday in the 6900 block of Coventry Street in New Orleans East, according to police.
One man was missing and two other people were rescued after a towing vessel sank Monday night in the Mississippi River south of Myrtle Grove in Plaquemines Parish, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
When Mark Finn got into legal trouble, he was quick to invoke then-St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain, telling officers to call "Boo-Boo," according to incident reports, and saying the boss would be angry if they dared to arrest him.
A 57-year-old women died Monday from injuries she sustained Sunday night in a single-car accident on Monticello Avenue, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office reported.
St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran fully intends to run for re-election in October, a spokeswoman said Monday, despite facing impaired-driving charges after dropping out of a diversion program last week.
The executive director of Louisiana’s Republican Party was arrested hours after his wedding last week in New Orleans on allegations that he shoved a police officer during an early morning encounter.
One man was killed and another wounded in separate shooting incidents across New Orleans on St. Patrick's Day, according to reports from New Orleans police.
When Ginesse Barrett, a sexual assault nurse examiner, gathers evidence from a typical assault victim, she spends a lot of time talking to the patient. The process can last several hours.
A 45-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1700 block of Desire Street in St. Claude Sunday afternoon, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
Two men were shot in separate incidents in New Orleans between Saturday night and Sunday morning during St. Patrick's Day weekend, according to New Orleans police.
A 35-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning after allegedly stabbing another man multiple times in the 7000 block of Bullard Avenue in the Little Woods neighborhood in New Orleans East.
A young woman was robbed at gunpoint by two men early Saturday morning near Tulane's campus according to a press release from New Orleans Police Department.
A father and son working as bail bondsmen in Covington and Amite were arrested Friday in a human trafficking investigation led by Louisiana State Police and the FBI.
Two top civilian officials at the New Orleans Police Department are following former Superintendent Michael Harrison to Baltimore.
St. Charles Parish President Larry Cochran was slapped with impaired-driving charges Friday after he failed to complete a diversion program that has kept him from being prosecuted since his arrest in Kenner more than a year ago.
A former New York cop who fatally shot a man outside a Treme apartment building Thursday morning said he was defending himself from someone who had threatened to break another person's jaw, according to New Orleans police.
Dan Bright, a former inmate on Louisiana's death row whose murder conviction was overturned by the state Supreme Court 15 years ago after a long legal fight, was arrested Thursday by New Orleans police after a stabbing that left a trail of blood o…
Timothy David Ray lost his bid to serve as the permanent clerk of 1st City Court in November, but that didn’t stop him from cutting a number of suspicious checks from an obscure government bank account just before he left office, according to a re…
By many indications, 26-year-old Morgan Rothe-Skinner had a turbulent upbringing before he allegedly stabbed his father's stepbrother to death at a French Quarter home last month.
A body-worn camera video released by Louisiana State Police on Thursday under a judge’s order shows a trooper and New Orleans Police Department Sgt. Chantelle Davis engaged in a verbal spat during a traffic stop in November. But there's little to …
The eastbound lanes of Interstate-10 near the Ridgeway Boulevard exit in New Orleans is closed until further notice after a fatal, single-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon, New Orleans police said.
Terry Cederholm II, a patrol deputy who was fired by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office this week following a felony drug arrest, had a rocky history with the agency, having resigned in 2009 under the cloud of a criminal investigation.
New Orleans police released a surveillance image Wednesday of a man suspected in a woman's rape in a downtown alley last month.
Four people were arrested Tuesday night after a vehicle pursuit prompted by a pair of armed robberies, the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post.
Police booked a New Orleans East man on a second-degree murder count Tuesday after officers concluded that ballistics tests and video surveillance linked him to a fatal shooting a block away from his house.
Several people reported robberies and one person was carjacked across the New Orleans area since Tuesday morning, according to reports from the NOPD.