A man was beaten and robbed of his wallet while at a gas station Saturday on South Claiborne Avenue, and two women were robbed that evening on Dante Street in Carrollton, New Orleans police said.
A man was shot to death Sunday night on Dryades Street in Central City, shortly after a separate shooting at a park in Hollygrove that wounded two people, New Orleans police said. The fatal shooting took place around 10:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at the intersection of Second and Dryades streets, police said. Police responding [...]
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City Council again approves short-term rental freeze The city’s freeze on the most popular type of short-term rental license got […]
The proposal to turn a building previously used as a nightclub on Freret Street into a grocery store with condos above its parking lot has received a recommendation for partial approval from the New Orleans planning officials as its hearing before City Planning Commission approaches next week. The building at 4528 Freret — last known [...]
New Orleans police are SUV believed to have been used by suspects in a fatal shooting last month inside a gym on Howard Avenue, and investigators believe that distinctive damage over its front passenger-side wheel could help the public recognize it, authorities said. The SUV is a white Ford Escape Titanium. For more details, see [...]
Council also approves new crime cameras in Gentilly. Results of investigation into astroturfing at public meetings will be delayed until next month.
Appealing an earlier ruling for news outlet, Cannizzaro's office says that public records requests for so-called "DA subpoenas" were too broad. The Lens is asking for more records.
A new three-story building with office or retails space on the ground floor and apartments above it is planned to replace a small parking lot on Magazine Street, residents learned this week. The building at 4210 Magazine Street does not yet have a tenant for the first floor, but it will be built as a [...]
Whether it’s developmental disabilities or deep social anxiety, both children and adults deal with a wide range of mental distress. There’s no better way to assess, diagnose, and treat these needs than with intentional, evidence-based therapy close to home. On a charming corner of Magazine Street sits The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Center of New Orleans, [...]
A man was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday evening on Martin Luther King Boulevard, New Orleans police said. The victim, a man in his 30s, was in the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, when a man he knew confronted him with a handgun, according to the initial [...]
With a stunning victory Tuesday night against 22-year Congresssman Mike Capuano, Boston City Council member Ayanna Pressley is the latest candidate to upend the traditional political party system in America. An avowed progressive who was endorsed by the Democratic Party structure, Capuano is the fourth House incumbent to be defeated by a fresh face who [...]
New Orleans City Council set to vote on pushing the deadline to October. Investigators say they need more time to review additional records.
New Orleans police officers are searching for a suspect accused of stealing a blue 2007 Pontiac G5 from the 1300 block of Willow Street. The victim told police that on August 27, 2018, at or around 3:30 p.m., he discovered that his vehicle was missing from the aforementioned location. The victim advised officers that he [...]
Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall on the Mississippi Gulf Coast just west of the Alabama border on Tuesday night, sparing New Orleans the brunt of its 70-mph winds and flooding rain, and rapidly weakened to a tropical depression over land Wednesday morning. Gordon came ashore with 70-mph winds — just 4 mph short of being [...]
All Orleans Parish schools will remain closed on Wednesday as Tropical Storm Gordon proceeds toward an expected hurricane-strength landfall overnight, officials said Tuesday afternoon. For details, see the announcement from Orleans Parish School Board released Tuesday afternoon: Due to continuing storm threats and resulting complications from Tropical Storm Gordon, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) [...]
New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal shooting on Broadway Street that occurred today (Tuesday, Sept. 4). The shooting, now designated a homicide, was reported in the 3000 block of Broadway (between Fig and Colapissa streets), NOPD Officer Juan Barnes Sr. said. According to reports, Second District officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of [...]
Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to continue to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane today as it marches across the Gulf of Mexico before making landfall this evening, likely on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. As of 10 a.m. Tuesday, Gordon’s maximum sustained winds were 65 mph, and expected to strengthen to 75 mph by 7 [...]
New Orleans is known for many signature drinks, including the grasshopper, Sazerac, and Roffignac. All of these drinks are delicious cocktails any visitor should try during their stay in New Orleans, but there is a lesser-known city-wide love and appreciation for local brews. There are a growing number of breweries in New Orleans, and Louisiana [...]
One man was robbed near Jackson Avenue and O.C. Haley Boulevard over the weekend, and a woman was attacked and stabbed near Jackson and Freret the following day, New Orleans police said. Around 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, a man in his early 20s was approached by three assailants who were inside a white Chevrolet [...]