Five armed robbery incidents were reported around Uptown New Orleans over the weekend along St. Charles Avenue, Louisiana Avenue Parkway, South Rampart Street and St. Andrew Street, police said.
A man standing on Martin Luther King Boulevard was injured when gunfire broke out Sunday afternoon, New Orleans police said.
The New Orleans City Council will hear public comments on the proposed amendments to the city’s master plan Monday morning, officials announced.
Three people were charged with a variety of violent crimes around the Central City area, and five others were charged with theft, burglary and illegal possession of stolen property around the university area and other parts of Uptown over the last week, New Orleans police officials announced.
A $1 million project to improve drainage on Henry Clay Avenue near St. Charles Avenue has begun and will last through the summer, according to the city of New Orleans Department of Public Works.
A group of activists has begun organizing a fight redraw Louisiana’s Congressional districts away from the indescribable shapes of their current “gerrymandered” forms into common-sense arrangements that better represent geographical regions of the state.
District E Councilman James Gray celebrated yesterday’s reopening of the Winn Dixie supermarket at 9701 Chef Menteur Highway – which had been closed four months because of tornado damage – as the latest example of how New Orleans East continues to prosper.
The Propeller incubator and the Broadmoor Improvement Association will host a panel discussion Thursday evening on “The History of Housing and Inequity” focusing on the neighborhoods around Broadmoor.
A woman had her purse taken by three attackers overnight on Magazine Street, New Orleans police said Wednesday morning.