Last Friday’s fatal shooting on South Broad Street that closed the overpass and wounded a man in front of the Orleans Parish courthouse was preceded by the sentencing of the suspect’s nephew to life in prison in a separate murder case, according to our report at Mid-City Messenger.
An infestation of bats has forced KIPP Believe Primary to move out of the former Benjamin Banneker Elementary campus in the Riverbend for about a month, according to a report by Marta Jewson at The Lens.
The two blocks of Magazine Street around Third where city workers recently repaired a sewer line will close again Thursday and Friday so that the street can be repaired, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans announced.
A 20-year-old man has been arrested on a charge of filing a false police report after investigators determined he made up a story about being robbed at gunpoint following a car crash in Broadmoor, New Orleans police said.
City officials have given initial approval to a proposal to turn the shuttered Blockbuster Video and adjoining restaurants into a CVS pharmacy at the corner of the Garden District on Magazine street.
A 46-year-old man was charged with attempted murder in a shooting on Danneel Street in Central City, and a man walking home with groceries on Hickory Street was robbed in west-Carrollton overnight, New Orleans police said Tuesday morning.
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An investigation into the shooting death of a man whose body was left on South Broad near New Orleans Police headquarters shut down the busy Broad Street overpass on Friday afternoon, according to a report at Mid-City Messenger.
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested following reports of sexual abuse of three other children over a two-year period at a home on Willow Street, New Orleans police said.
The restaurant proposed for the Magnolia Mansion at Prytania and Jackson that had proven controversial with neighbors won City Council approval in a split vote Thursday afternoon.
Lined with tall black tarps billowing over chain link fences, what was once Prytania Street between Octavia and Nashville now looks like a discarded set from an old episode of the X-Files. Gray mud seeps from under the fence, and strange sounds emanate from behind the tarps, but it is anyone’s guess what could actually be taking place back there.
An angry boyfriend shot at a woman’s home Wednesday afternoon just off the busy intersection of Washington and Broad Street, injuring no one but leading to the arrest of one person and a warrant for another, police said.