The Israelite Baptist Church in Central City is producing a live nativity scene next week, supported by City Councilwoman Stacy Head, the NOPD Sixth District, the Central City Partnership, the Young Men Olympians Benevolent Association and others.
The shooting seems to have its basis in a children’s dispute over water guns, and while the 8-year-old was not the intended target of the shooting, another young boy — himself only 16 years old — was, investigators said this week.
The first cluster took place in the three days between Dec. 4 and Dec. 6 — starting on South Carrollton near Apricot, then at Leonidas and Sycamore and finally in the 7900 block of Maple, said Lt. Brian Lampard of the NOPD Second District investigations unit.
A performance at Tulane University today interpreting the desegregation of Mardi Gras krewes and a discussion Saturday at Xavier University of the #ExhibitBe grafitti installation are among the closing events of the Prospect.3 art exhibition in New Orleans.
For the second time in two years, the New Orleans City Council denied a request to tear down three homes in front of a car wash on the upper end of Tchoupitoulas last week.
An 8-year-old boy was shot in the leg Saturday afternoon when gunfire broke out while he was playing football on South Rendon Street, New Orleans police said.
The governing board of Lusher Charter School held a brief public meeting Saturday morning, hearing a few updates on the ongoing construction at both campuses before conducting a lengthy closed session on a student disciplinary matter.
Two college students were robbed at gunpoint on Willow Street in the university area late Friday night, and their assailants fired a shot as they were fleeing, the victims and neighbors nearby said afterward.
With the holiday bows on the railings, the shelves stocked and well-wishers gathered on the sidewalk Friday morning, Cedric Martin noticed one last detail amiss.
“Turn on the ‘open’ sign,” Martin laughed and then officially welcomed New Orleans back to the original Baronne Street location of Martin Wine Cellar. “It’s a very special day, and we’ve waited a long time for this. … It’s great to be home.”