New Orleans police are hoping the public can help them find a black SUV wanted in connection to a shootout Tuesday afternoon on Thalia Street, authorities said.
The main administrative building of the new early-childhood education building at Isidore Newman School will bear the name of Robert Merrick, CEO of Latter & Blum, after he and his family gave $1 million in support of the school.
A landlord entered his tenants’ apartment Monday afternoon on Upperline Street and attacked them with a knife, New Orleans police said.
City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell — long considered one of the most likely top contenders as a candidate for New Orleans’ next mayor — announced to supporters last week that she is indeed considering a run for the position.
One man was killed and five other people were wounded in three separate shootings around Central City over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, New Orleans police said.
This week’s back-to-back bump-and-rob carjackings on Nashville Avenue are now considered part of a spree of six similar incidents that stretches to New Orleans East, authorities say.
The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans will be repairing broken fire hydrants that may cause low water pressure Wednesday on Arabella Street, Clio Street and in Broadmoor, the agency said.
A Tulane student stopped at Nashville and South Claiborne avenues overnight was carjacked after another vehicle bumped her from behind, New Orleans police said Tuesday morning.
New Orleans police homicide investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man they would like to speak to about a fatal shooting earlier this month in the Milan neighborhood, authorities said..
Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans became the latest Uptown charter school to receive an ‘A’ rating from the state, and Sophie B. Wright rose to a ‘B,’ according to the latest School Performance Scores released late last week.
But three schools in the College Prep network all struggled this year — Cohen fell a grade level from a B to a C, Crocker saw its score fall, and Sylvanie Williams remained at a D.
Two people were robbed of their vehicle at gunpoint early Sunday morning on Adams Street in Carrollton, New Orleans police said.
The victims, a 29-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman, were in the 2100 block of Adams Street (between Panola and Sycamore) around 5 a.m., when two men approached, according to the initial NOPD report.
“The subjects stole the victim’s keys, cell phones, wallets and drove off in their vehicle,” the report states. “The vehicle was later recovered.”
Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Second District station at 658-6020 to speak to a detective, or CrimeStoppers at 822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s office has released the identity of the 30-year-old man who was killed Friday night in a shooting on Josephine Street, authorities said.
A spree of armed robberies were reported at businesses along the South Claiborne Avenue corridor Thursday afternoon, New Orleans police said.
The entire life of Donald J. Trump has been a study in shifting character — from the New York playboy and brash investor who rose to fame in the 1980s, to the wizened, demanding businessman who dominated The Apprentice, to the rabble-rousing ideologue who captured the Republican nomination.
Now that Trump has been elected President, said New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd to a packed audience at Tulane on Wednesday night, no one really has any idea what kind of character he will assume next.