Mischief Night was no laughing matter to many Marigny residents. A string of vandalism incidents were reported on Royal Street join Thursday (10.30) night. Automobiles in the Marigny were “keyed” and tagged with paint along a multi block stretch of the street.
Police are have identified two suspects and collared one for an October 3 LGD murder. The shooting claimed the lives 17 year old Troy Maxwell and 24 year old Jaunice Shine. Both victims were shot in their car.
Halloween is here. And, there are few things that New Orleanians love more than decorating for the holidays. NoDef sent our crack photo staff around the city to seek out some of the best decorations. Click on through to see the sights of fright.
By Ashley Larsen
231 years is an awful long time to avoid keeping a promise to Louisianan. Yet, according to a recent Washington Post article, that is exactly what Congress did to former Louisiana Governor Berndardo de Galvez, a key Spanish ally in the Revolution. A WaPo article describes how one determined secretary, Teresa Valcarce, broke through beltway gridlock to hang a portrait. Congress drew up a resolution to hang a portrait of the hero in Congress – in 1783. The painting was finally hung a few days ago.
The clock are falling back this weekend which means an extra hour to sleep (or party). However, New Orleans’ Bravest are taking the opportunity to help prevent blazes. On Saturday (11.1), The New Orleans Fire Department will be distributing free batteries for smoke alarms.
While Mardi Gras is the big party that New Orleans is known for, the Crescent City has always had a big soft spot for Halloween and all of its tantalizingly spooky delights. Here is a complete list of Halloween events to attend this weekend.
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By Amanda Thompson
The clock is counting down to the witching hour. Literally. However, if you still don't have a Halloween costume, don't despair! There's still time to find something to wear. Fire up your glue guns, and make yourself a unique headpiece for the big night.