Girls on the Run, a confidence-building program serving nearly 300 school-age girls across the New Orleans area, will celebrate the culmination of this year’s 10-week training program with a 5K race open to the public on Saturday morning in Audubon Park.
Sandy Kaynor, the attorney who was critically wounded when he was shot in the driveway of his Camp Street home in 2012, has died from his injuries, New Orleans police said.
New Orleans residents who are concerned that STRS (short term rentals) are destroying the fabric of their neighborhoods will probably pack the City Council Chambers next Tuesday when the City Planning Commission receives public comment as part of a study commissioned by Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell and the City Council to determine if any modifications are warranted to existing STR regulations. It goes without saying that numerous changes are expected to be recommended.
Join the New Orleans Film Society as they present the homecoming of New Orleans native director Jim Cummings’s first feature film “Thunder Road,” which won the Grand Prize in SXSW 2018 and heading to Cannes Film Festival for its international premiere in May.
A 47-year-old woman’s car was stolen while she was dropping a friend off in the 1800 block of Dante Street late Thursday.
The victim parked her tan 2006 Subaru Forester to drop off a friend around 8:10 p.m. Thursday (April 17). Both women exited the vehicle and walked about 20 feet away, leaving the car running with the keys in the ignition. The victim looked back at her car five minutes later and saw an unknown man in a dark colored hoodie, with the hood up, sitting in the driver’s seat of her vehicle.
One man is dead and another person injured after a double shooting on South Roman Street early Wednesday.
New Orleans Police Second District officers responded to shots fired in the 3600 block of South Roman Street around 4:53 a.m. Wednesday, April 18. When officers arrived they found an adult woman who told police she heard two gunshots discovered she had been shot in her finger.
Officers then found an adult man lying face down next to a bicycle in the middle of the street.
A man was shot in the leg early Tuesday morning on Josephine Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.
Although she has less than a month left in office, District A City Councilwoman Susan Guidry is continuing to advocate for tighter regulations of AirBnB and other short-term rental platforms that she originally sought two years ago — and the incoming class of council members say they are listening to her.
Both outgoing District A City Councilwoman Susan Guidry and incoming Councilman Joe Giarrusso III will meet with Carrollton residents tonight to discuss issues relating to short-term rentals.