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Night time shootings kill one, injure two others
There’s been another late evening homicide in New Orleans. Last night’s incident happened in the Old Aurora area of Algiers on the 4300 block of Joycelyn Drive near Fields Street.
Off-Duty and On Trial: Unpacking Two Federal Lawsuits Against Louisiana Police
NEW ORLEANS, LA - Two federal lawsuits out of Louisiana, both alleging misconduct and racially discriminatory behavior by off-duty police officers, are set to be decided by a judge in New Orleans. The cases are bringing renewed scrutiny to the conduct of police officers when not in official duty and are raising questions about accountability and the doctrine of qualified immunity.
Carjacking in New Orleans Results in High-Speed Chase and Arrest of Trio
A daring carjacking in New Orleans set off a high-speed chase extending into St. Bernard and culminating in the capture of three suspects. The female victim, who was outside her Broadmoore home at the time, stated that the suspect was armed with a rifle as he approached her.
Man found shot and killed inside car in Algiers
NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is involving a deadly shooting on the West Bank. Officers responded to the 4300 block of Joycelyn Drive in Algiers around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. On the scene, investigators discovered a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound inside a...
Local rapper 'AIA Litt' who was free on $750K bond back in jail after police chase in New Orleans
JEFFERSON PARISH, La. — An up-and-coming local rapper, who was free on a $750,000 bond after being booked in a 2021 Jefferson Parish murder, was placed in jail, again, after his bail was revoked Thursday following a fresh new arrest last week in New Orleans. Danieel Mutin, 18, was...
3 separate shootings Saturday night leave one dead, two injured
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating three separate shootings Saturday night. One of the shootings Saturday night occurred at approximately 10:39 p.m. in the 4300 block of Joycelyn Drive. Police found an adult male shot and dead in his car, according to a New Orleans police press release. An...
New Orleans East drug dealer pleads guilty, faces life sentence
Prosecutors say he sold more than a pound-and-a-half of meth to federal agents and agreed to sell them an additional five pounds of the drug before he was arrested.
Huey P. Long bridge widening didn't deliver what politicians predicted for West Jefferson
Bridge City Grill opened in the spring of 2018, less than a mile from the West Bank ramps of the Huey P. Long Bridge. In a brick-fronted former coffee shop, the new proprietors served breakfast, lunch and supper. At midday, the fried catfish plate, with green peas, mac ‘n’ cheese and potato salad, sold for $6.99, and the air was pregnant with promise.
NOPD: Car crash leads to French Quarter shooting, man dead
A man is dead after a shooting in the French Quarters.
Ice cream truck driver charged with negligent homicide in crash critically injuring Kenner boy
Kenner police have additionally charged 71-year-old Mechael Yousef Mansoor with negligent homicide involving a crash that critically injured 12-year-old Adrien Flores.
Marrero Land family corporation a major player on Jefferson Parish's West Bank
No matter what the future holds for the upper reaches of West Jefferson, a key player will be Marrero Land and Improvement Association. Notwithstanding its nonprofit-sounding name, Marrero Land is a closely held, family-owned corporation. It dates from 1904, when Louis H. Marrero Sr., the Jefferson Parish sheriff and president of Jefferson Commercial and Savings Bank, established it, along with his three sons.
With steadily growing caseload, Jefferson Parish drug court seeks new building
Erica Gillan was facing the possibility of a decades-long sentence in prison on multiple charges of drug possession when she was offered a chance to participate in Jefferson Parish's drug court. Gillan, the mother of a 12-year-old, accepted the offer, and over the next two and a half years, she...
Get Ready to Exhale at the All-White Real Power Day Party in New Orleans!
Hey everyone! I am thrilled to announce an upcoming event happening this weekend that you won't want to miss. The Power To Exhale All White Real Power Day Party is taking place on May 28th at 3:00 PM in the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
She may not have lived to see her own graduation, her brother made sure she did
NEW ORLEANS — Graduation last week was extra special for two seniors at Sophie B. Wright High School. Just a year ago, it was unclear if one student would make it through her illness, to graduate with her classmates. But her brother, who's her best friend, made it all possible.
Step into the Past and Present of Lakeside Shopping Center Mall in Metairie, LA
Situated in the bustling suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, Lakeside Shopping Center is a testament to the enduring charm of community-oriented retail spaces. Embarking on its journey as the pioneering regional shopping mall in New Orleans on March 24, 1960, Lakeside Shopping Center has since blossomed into the most expansive and bustling retail destination in the Greater New Orleans area.
Defense requests brain development expert at Linda Frickey trial
A pre-trial hearing was held in the Linda Frickey case on Friday, May 19 to determine if the defense can bring in an expert to discuss juvenile brain development.
Feds say Jefferson Parish deputies may have violated law in death of autistic teen
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office may have violated the civil rights of a 16-year-old autistic boy under the Americans with Disabilities Act when deputies pinned him to the pavement, handcuffed and shackled, as officers sat on his back for more than 9 minutes, according to a “statement of interest” filed this month by the U.S. […] The post Feds say Jefferson Parish deputies may have violated law in death of autistic teen appeared first on Louisiana Illuminator.
Stallions take big lead, hold off Breakers
JoJo Tillery intercepted McLeod Bethel-Thompson’s pass with two seconds remaining as the host Birmingham Stallions held off a late rally
NOPD investigates an Algiers homicide
NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an Algiers homicide that left one man dead. Police say it happened at about 10:39 P.M., Saturday in the 4300 block of Joycelyn Drive in Algiers. NOPD officers responded to a call of a “male shot” and they arrived...
New Orleans Councilwoman Pursues Shutting Down Scrapyard with Stolen Goods
A New Orleans councilwoman is advocating for the closure of a local scrapyard, Uptown Recycling, after police discovered stolen materials worth hundreds of thousands of dollars at the site. Among the stolen items were steel beams valued at $300,000, which were taken from the former Times Picayune newspaper location. The site is currently being transformed into a Gulf entertainment facility. The perpetrators utilized a flatbed truck to transport the heavy beams during the daring theft.
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