New Orleans police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly plucked a woman’s wallet from her purse while she was shopping in the produce aisle of Whole Foods, authorities said.
The City Planning Commission will hold its first public hearing Tuesday afternoon as it considers reforms to the city’s laws allowing short-term rentals like AirBnB, and expects to issue recommendations based on those comments and its own research this summer.
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.
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.