Residents of the New Orleans Police Department’s Uptown-based Second District will soon have an entirely new level of access to crime information in their neighborhoods, as the district’s recently-appointed commander plans to begin broadcasting his weekly meetings using live video.
The NOPD is seeking to locate and identify a subject seen on video surveillance in the investigation of a vehicle burglary that occurred Saturday, June 22, in the Hoffman Triangle neighborhood.
The NOPD is investigating an aggravated battery by shooting in the 2400 block of Seventh Street, according to a report sent out at about 9:05 a.m.
The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Monday evening in Central City.
A call reporting shots fired in the 2800 block of Clara Street was received at 8:34 p.m. on Monday, June 24. When Sixth District officers arrived, they discovered an adult male victim lying face down with multiple gunshot wounds.
Two aggravated batteries by cutting, one involving a beer bottle and another a knife, occurred just moments apart at different locations in Central City, according to reports from the New Orleans Police Department.
A shooting in the Hoffman Triangle neighborhood Sunday night left a teenager injured, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
The City Council last week approved the zoning change that will allow a wellness center in the former Norwegian Seamen’s Church, while promising to add some requirements for the business and property owners.
The wellness center will be owned and operated by three sisters, Diana Fisher, Deborah Peters and Kendall Wininger, who are Lower Garden District residents. It will include offices for physicians and therapists, a health club with fitness classes in the former chapel and in the outdoor pool, and a carryout health-food restaurant.
A 60-year-old man was stabbed by a stranger early Friday evening in the St. Thomas area, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A Freret Street restaurant was held up at gunpoint early Saturday, after it had closed, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
The Uptown Swingers will parade Sunday from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. through the Freret, Uptown, Milan, Central City, Hoffman Triangle and Broadmoor neighborhoods. Lineup is at 3 p.m.
It’s the last second-line before the clubs take a break for the summer. The second-line season will start up again at the end of August.
The newly-appointed commander of the Uptown-based Second District of the New Orleans Police Department will introduce himself to residents next week in an event at the station on Broadway Street.
The Claret Wine & Cocktail Bar is officially opening with a ceremony today in the Framework building, although the Lower Garden District spot has been serving patrons since May.
Since 1966 the Committee for a Better New Orleans, or CBNO, and its predecessor The Metropolitan Area Committee, or MAC, have created an inclusive, welcoming environment where community leaders work across race and class lines to craft transparent solutions to the city’s most pressing problems. The brainchild of Richard W. Freeman and the Bureau of Governmental Research, the nonprofit was envisioned as the action organization that could take BGR’s recommendations to the next step through research and advocacy. Sharing many of the same goals and board members, CBNO and MAC merged in 2002.
The NOPD’s Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this weekend at a location within Orleans Parish.
The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating the pictured suspects in a theft by fraud incident that occurred in the Sixth District.