The man who shot a medical student early Friday morning just off Magazine Street in the Lower Garden District was arrested late Monday morning, after being identified over the weekend, New Orleans police said.
Although a video of Friday morning’s shooting of a man trying to help a woman being dragged down the street is graphic and brutal, New Orleans police are asking residents to watch and share it in hopes of identifying the gunman in the case.
A Tulane medical school student was shot in the stomach while trying to stop a robbery on Magazine Street in the Lower Garden District overnight, New Orleans police said Friday morning.
The 23-year-old man who told police he had been tied up and robbed by four intruders in his Willow Street home on Wednesday afternoon was jailed later that day on cocaine and marijuana charges, court records show.
Three major new Uptown developments that together represent more than 350 residential units all received City Council approval Thursday, despite neighbors’ objections to one of the projects and the developers’ desire for more density at another.
The two intruders in a Broadway Street home-invasion robbery who bound several college students as they ransacked the house were clearly looking for drugs — but may have been at the wrong house by mistake, New Orleans police said Wednesday.
The former Walter L. Cohen High School — which only a few years ago was a bottom-barrel F-rated school labeled one of the most dangerous in America — is on the precipice of scoring a B rating, officials with New Orleans College Prep charter organization said Thursday, a crucial step towards alumni goal of restoring it to the glory of decades past.
But Sylvanie Williams elementary, the same organization’s first charter school, saw its scores slip again last year as state charter-renewal deadlines loom ever closer.
If Santa Claus can’t make it down your chimney, you may want to leave him a note not to drop this year’s Christmas presents outside your front door.
The New Orleans Police Department is searching for three alleged Grinches who have swiped packages from in front of Uptown homes — one of whom who has been jailed numerous times on similar charges — and despite their efforts, they say it’s a problem that’s only likely to continue as the holidays approach.
A woman driving over the Palmetto Street overpass was rammed by another vehicle that followed her to residential area in Metairie, where its occupants attacked her and took her car Monday night, New Orleans police said.
Less than two months ago, the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School had all but given up on their years-long quest to find a home in the city’s burgeoning downtown biomedical district, citing exorbitant costs there.
On Monday night, however, Orleans Parish School Board Superintendent Henderson Lewis announced that he has taken up the cause, and is in talks over a parcel downtown to build a campus modeled after a similar nationally-ranked school for health science in Houston.