New Orleans, LA Crime & Safety


Man found shot to death in Harvey

HARVEY, La. (WGNO) — A man is dead after the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s deputies found him shot to death. In the 2600 block of Max Dr. deputies responded to a report of gunshots around 11 p.m. While on the scene in the area they received another report of a shooting nearby in the 3700 block of Long Leaf Ln.

New Orleans police reports 21-year-old woman missing

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police are seeking public assistance in locating a missing 21-year-old woman who was last seen on Dec. 2. According to police, Dwana Winzy, 21, was last seen leaving her residence. She reportedly told a relative she intended to harm herself. Winzy was last seen...

New Orleans police searching for missing man

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police are seeking public assistance in locating an adult male who reported to be missing. Marqus Corney, 30, reportedly exited a vehicle on Dec. 1 on the 3600 block of Macarthur Boulevard. Corney was reported to be heavily intoxicated and left the area on...

Louisiana man charged with murder in Englewood shooting

CHICAGO (CBS) – A Louisiana man is charged in the shooting death of a man in the Englewood neighborhood back in March. On Wednesday, police arrested Marnell Briggs, 20, in the 10000 block of West O'Hare Street. He was identified as the suspect who, on March 7, shot and killed a 20-year-old man in the 6600 block of South Morgan around 2:49 p.m. Surveillance video from Chicago police shows the suspect walking up to the corner of 66th and Morgan streets and going into a convenience store. He later exits the store, walks one block, and comes back to talk to the victim before shooting and killing him, police said.Briggs was located in Orleans Parish, Louisiana, extradited to Chicago, and charged with first-degree murder. He is scheduled to appear in bond court Friday. No further information was immediately available. 

JSU student, suspect identified in fatal on-campus shooting

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The victim of a shooting at the campus of Jackson State University that occurred Friday morning has been identified. Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart confirmed the male victim, 22-year-old Flynn Brown of New Jersey, a JSU student, was shot and found inside a Dodge Challenger on campus.

Police: 75-year-old tourist beaten to death at New Orleans hotel Thursday

NEW ORLEANS - A 75-year-old man from Missouri visiting New Orleans with his family was beaten to death in a hotel late Thursday night. WWL-TV reports New Orleans police were called out to the Avenue Plaza Hotel on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans just before 11 p.m. Officers arrived to find the unresponsive tourist with apparent head trauma.