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Napoleonville man shot, killed in downtown Houma area

On July 1, 2022 shortly before 6pm, Houma Police responded to the area of Main Street and Naquin Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, sitting in a vehicle near the intersection. He was pronounced dead on scene and later identified as Robert Mitchell-44 yrs old of Napoleonville.
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Woman charged with murder in May shooting in Bayou Blue

A Bayou Blue woman has been charged with murder in a May 2022 shooting that killed a local man. Sheriff Craig Webre said that Crystal Ricker, 41, is charged with 2nd-degree murder in the shooting death of Brandon Bradley last month in Bayou Blue. Ricker was in a relationship with Bradley and authorities said she shot the man during a domestic argument.

'This is a club you don't want to be in'

It's been a difficult week for the loved ones of 48-year-old Cassandra Jones. She was shot and killed Monday in the 1400 Block of Iberville Street and her killing was shared as a video on social media. Relatives, who wish to remain nameless, described her as the life of the...

Saints Star Reveals Honest Admission On Quarterback Situation

The New Orleans Saints went 9-8 last season despite considerable turmoil under center. With four different quarterbacks, New Orleans still salvaged a winning record by allowing the fourth-fewest points per game. That has Cam Jordan feeling good about his unit entering 2022. Speaking on SiriusXM NFL Radio (h/t Pro Football...

Zion Williamson signs $231 million extension with New Orleans Pelicans

MYRTLE BEACH (WBTW) – Former Duke star Zion Willamson, signed a five-year rookie max extension worth $231. It will keep him under contract through the 2027-2028 season. Williamson is one of the more popular prospects who entered the NBA, after a one-year stint with Duke. The Pelicans drafted WIlliamson...

Janet Jackson Shows Off Her Extreme Flexibility While Stretching During a Dance Rehearsal

Talk about a stretch! Janet Jackson is getting ready to headline Essence's annual music festival in New Orleans on Saturday, and she took fans behind the scenes of a dance rehearsal that's reminding us all of how limber the pop legend truly is. On Wednesday, Jackson shared a video on Instagram showing off her flexibility while getting ready to join her dance crew.

Zion Williamson Agrees to Max Extension With New Orleans Pelicans

Zion Williamson has agreed to a max extension with the New Orleans Pelicans according to Shams Charania. The deal will be for five seasons and $231 million. Williamson, 21, has been on the Pelicans for three seasons, but has battled injuries in his young career. He has played in just 85 games through the first three years of his career and did not play at all during the 2021-2022 season.

Two men killed in shootings ID'd by Orleans Parish coroner's office

Two men killed in New Orleans shootings were identified Thursday by the coroner's office as Raymond Hill, 24, and Deangelo Molizone, 17. Hill was wounded Sunday afternoon at the intersection of St. Roch Avenue and North Miro Street. Paramedics took him to a hospital, where he died Tuesday. Relatives told...

Rotary Club of LaPlace banquet celebrates community leaders

LAPLACE — The Rotary Club of LaPlace held its annual banquet Tuesday night to celebrate the movers and shakers in the community who have upheld the motto “service above self.”. Newly installed Rotary president Demetria Carter presented the Citizen of the Decade Award to Pastor Neil Bernard of...

Essence Festival kicks off with Nicki Minaj, Kevin Hart headlining

After a long two-year hiatus, the hotly-anticipated Essence Festival of Culture is finally back. The iconic festival kickstarted Thursday and will run through Sunday with a star-studded line-up taking to the stage at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. The annual fest typically draws in over half a million people, and it’s safe to assume this year’s attendance rate will be at an all-time high as it’s the first in-person event since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The entertainment extravaganza celebrates a wide range of black artists from music to comedy to black-owned businesses and conventions. Rap artist Nicki Minaj and comedian Kevin Hart...

Alexandra Daddario Gets Married in a Silk Gown and Floor-Length Wedding Veil

Alexandra Daddario and Andrew Form are officially married! The couple tied the knot at Preservation Hall in New Orleans in June, dressed to the nines in wedding-day outfits fit for the Louisiana heat. Inspired by the style trends of 1920s New Orleans, Daddario wore a Danielle Frankel wedding dress in pleated silk with lace appliqué and a tulle Watteau. "Thank you for creating this incredible dress!" she commented on the designer's Instagram post. Keeping her accessories light, the "White Lotus" star paired the dress with stud earrings, an embroidered parasol, and a floor-length veil that rivaled the ruffled hem of her dress. "I wanted it to feel like it all worked in the heat too," she tells Vogue. "Nothing too heavy or serious."

5 teens arrested after allegedly shooting Uber driver, stealing car

SLIDELL - Five New Orleans teenagers were caught in Slidell and are accused of shooting a New Orleans Uber driver and stealing their car Tuesday. According to the Slidell Police Department, officers found the teenagers and the car near John Slidell Park hours after the driver was shot. Officers found three guns in the car and said they believe the group was waiting at the park, scouting for another victim to carjack.

Woman arrested for shooting, killing woman in N.O. East, police say

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One woman is dead and another is behind bars after a deadly shooting early Friday (July 1) morning in New Orleans East. The New Orleans Police Department says they found a 47-year-old woman suffering from gunshot wounds just after 1 a.m. in the 4900 block of Oled Drive, near the 2 Oaks Apartments.

Arrest made in Friday morning murder, NOPD reports

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police made an arrest less than 10 hours after a woman was shot and killed in New Orleans East. According to NOPD, 24-year-old Kimberly Franklin was arrested for second-degree murder. Police say Franklin killed a 47-year-old woman in the 4900 block of Oled Driver...