The woman who drowned in Audubon Park had left her family behind in Massachusetts a year ago and suffered untreated mental illness, said the Orleans Parish Coroner. Meanwhile, the woman who was fatally shot last weekend on Jackson Avenue has yet to be identified, officials said.
A man was robbed Tuesday afternoon on Nelson Street by an assailant with a revolver who fought with him for his money, New Orleans police said.
By Claire Byun
Lafon Fountain waters will hopefully flow again next year, thanks to a neighborhood organization’s fundraising efforts.
Detectives are looking for two people they believe broke into a Camp Street home overnight and stole a BMW from the driveway, and they are hoping surveillance video of the pair will lead to their identification.
A man with a gunshot wound Wednesday night on Pear Street in the Dixon neighborhood told investigators he was actually injured in a shooting in the Seventh Ward, New Orleans police said.
In a passionate speech that made frequent references to his seven-week old daughter Kate, State Rep Walt Leger laid out his vision for New Orleans and Louisiana’s future to a packed, appreciative audience of business, tourism and political leaders at his fundraiser Monday night. With a rousing introduction by Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Leger delivered what could easily be considered an opening salvo in the 2017 mayor’s race.
The woman whose body was found face down in the lagoon at Audubon Park on Monday likely died of drowning, and an examination of her body found no evidence of foul play, the Orleans Parish coroner said Wednesday.
A woman’s body was found Monday morning in the lagoon at Audubon Park, New Orleans police said.
Boys and girls, ladies and germs – please sit down and let me regale you with the tale of Sebastian the Streetcar, second cousin twice-removed to Thomas the Tank Engine.™ Sebastian was a custom-built streetcar in New Orleans operating on the Loyola and Canal lines, but more than anything Sebastian wanted to help forge the new streetcar line down the other end of the French Quarter.
One day, Sebastian journeyed down Loyola to City Hall, where the leader of the city performed his business – Mayor Needum Toupee. Clad in his dark black suit, the resolute chief executive trod out to meet the plucky little streetcar.