A man accused of helping plot out a deadly double shooting in Marrero last month has been arrested, Jefferson Parish jail records show.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
One man was arrested after he allegedly robbed a Central City Rally's location at gunpoint Wednesday evening, making off with the cash register before he was caught.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
New Orleans police are investigating a shooting that happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 3400 block of Vespasian Boulevard that left one man dead and another injured.
Five teenagers were jailed and two Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were briefly hospitalized Wednesday after a tip about a crew of car burglars in Metairie led to a prolonged chase and a shootout, officials said.
The number of boys whom gymnastics coach Jonathan West is accused of sexually molesting in Kenner has risen to five, according to police.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Update, 2:05 p.m.: Three suspects were identified as 17-year-old Charles Hulitt as well as Lester Jones and Larry Winbush, both 19. Hulitt and Winbush are from New Orleans — Jones' address wasn't available.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
A day after police announced the theft of a tricycle from a special needs child, it has been safely recovered with the help of an anonymous tipster.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Nearly four months after being seriously wounded in a shootout on Easter morning, St. Tammany Sheriff's Deputy Justin Nail has returned to duty.
Monday, July 16, 2018
A policeman who pulled a woman out of a car that drove into a flooded underpass during a downpour recently was among 180 people set to receive awards from the New Orleans Police Department on Monday evening.
Gretna police have arrested a doctor accused of fondling the breasts and genitals of a woman who visited him because of a back injury and who secretly recorded the encounter with her cellphone.
A 35-year-old man who went to a 20-year-old woman’s home in the St. Claude area was ambushed in the bedroom by the woman and another man who was wielding a gun early Monday, New Orleans police said.
Monday, July 16, 2018
The Ledet family of Slidell was getting ready to leave for a camping trip Sunday and had already secured the custom-made tricycle that belongs to their 12-year-old special-needs daughter to their camper with straps and chains.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
A state-of-the-art juvenile prison in Avoyelles Parish has finally received state funding to open its doors — a long-awaited milestone for a Louisiana juvenile justice system that has seen crippling budget cuts and a rash of inmate escapes.
One person was injured Sunday afternoon after driving his vehicle off the fourth floor of a parking garage in the Central Business District, the New Orleans Police Department said.
A teenage boy and a woman were booked into the St. Bernard Parish Jail in connection to a young child found wandering alone in St. Bernard Parish early Sunday morning.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Family and friends of Nanette Krentel, many of them classmates from Archbishop Chapelle High School's Class of 1985, gathered Saturday at her gravesite in Lacombe to remember her life and to urge one another to keep pressing for answers about who …
A man housed at the Bridge City Center for Youth has been arrested on allegations of raping a fellow inmate inside a bathroom at the prison.
Authorities in St. Charles Parish are seeking a woman accused of stealing a bird from a pet store valued at $500.
Friday, July 13, 2018
One person was badly injured after a mule-drawn carriage carrying passengers flipped over in the French Quarter where a commercial was being filed nearby Friday, according to a WWL-TV report.
A man who was arrested after allegedly inhaling the contents of a "Dust-Off" can in a Walmart bathroom died after being taken to a hospital, according to release from Kenner Police.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
The death this year of Sanford "Sandy" Kaynor Jr., an Uptown New Orleans attorney who was left paralyzed by a 2012 shooting outside his home on Camp Street, was a homicide, the New Orleans coroner said Thursday.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Six people have been arrested in a large brawl outside a convenience store Tuesday evening that left three people injured, one with multiple stab wounds, Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz said Wednesday.
Facebook posts show Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Deputy Troy Smith and his wife Shantel Wagner smiling over birthday cakes and attending parties together, seemingly cheerful and affectionate.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday the arrest of 27-year-old Karama Wylie, with police saying it was in connection with the shooting of his 4-year-old daughter last Thursday in Chalmette.
A 51-year-old woman has confessed to pursuing and fatally shooting another woman in the Upper 9th Ward on Sunday afternoon, New Orleans police said.
Monday, July 09, 2018
The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office has issued at least 249 so-called “DA subpoenas” in recent years, newly released documents show, suggesting how frequently prosecutors used the controversial tactic in an effort to force reluctant witn…
A Marrero pastor's voice was barely audible as he pleaded guilty to a string of sex crimes in state court on Monday in exchange for a 20-year sentence.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to swipe a wheelchair-bound man's jacket and wallet in the French Quarter, New Orleans police said.
Sunday, July 08, 2018
A woman who was shot Sunday in New Orleans' St. Claude neighborhood died at an area hospital, the New Orleans Police Department said.
One man was critically injured in a shooting early Sunday morning in Slidell, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office.
New Orleans police were investigating three armed robberies and two carjackings that occurred within eight hours between late Saturday afternoon and early Sunday.
Saturday, July 07, 2018
One man is dead after crashing his vehicle into multiple homes overnight in Algiers, according to a report from New Orleans police.
Friday, July 06, 2018
A Slidell woman killed in a hit-and-run crash did "everything she could" to stay safe, according to a report by WWL-TV.
Chris Cambre, an Iraq War veteran who says he was severely beaten by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office deputies in January, has filed a federal lawsuit claiming his civil rights were violated by their excessive use of force and an unauthorized s…
One person was found shot Friday morning near the borders of the St. Roch and St. Claude neighborhoods, according to a release from New Orleans police.
Neighbors were left shaken after a 4-year-old girl died in an apparently accidental shooting Thursday night in Chalmette.
Thursday, July 05, 2018
A construction worker is recovering after falling at the National World War II Museum Thursday morning, according to a WWL-TV report.
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith faced a money crunch when he put together the office's 2017-18 budget, just months after voters had rejected a sales tax renewal for running the jail that would have brought his agency an estimated $9 million…