A suspected peeping tom believed to have been involved in several voyeurism incidents in the Uptown area was caught on surveillance camera, and investigators are hoping the public can help identify him, New Orleans police said.
The Chipotle restaurant planned for the Garden District that has stirred questions about the proliferation of chain restaurants on Magazine Street is scheduled to be discussed by the City Planning Commission on Tuesday.
A man was shot in the arm on Toledano Street on Saturday afternoon, New Orleans police said.
Hurricane Nate’s winds were 90 mph Saturday morning and the fast-moving storm was expected to strengthen further to a Category 2 storm before making landfall overnight on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and the city of New Orleans said it would be enforcing a mandatory curfew starting at 7 p.m.
A group of mayoral and City Council candidates promised Friday morning to try to find out if the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans still has the $115 million reserve fund intended to pay damages from its major Uptown drainage-canal construction projects, as well as to try to push the entity toward mediation of their claims rather than continuing in a costly legal fight against them.
With the forecast track for newly-formed Tropical Storm Nate drifting closer toward New Orleans, city officials are warning residents to prepare for a threat of heavy wind and other possible effects of bad weather.
A unknown man was seen outside a female college student’s bedroom window on Burthe Street on at several different occasions over the last few days, Tulane police said.
Several dozen New Orleans women active in politics came to the home of Julie Schwam Harris last night to network with Northshore legislative candidate Lisa Condrey Ward, who pledged to be a consensus builder with a new independent voice and perspective that — if elected — could be benefit their entire region.
A lawyer, wife, mother, and real estate developer best known for restoring the historic Southern Hotel in downtown Covington, Ward said she had never before thought about running for office but knew now was her time. Ward joins a new wave of women candidates including State Treasurer hopeful Angele Davis, three women seeking to become New Orleans first female mayor and nine women running for various positions on the New Orleans City Council, who want to create a government that is more representative of the voters it serves.
A woman’s car was taken from her at gunpoint at midday Wednesday in Central City, New Orleans police said.
After last month’s debate before a coalition of Carrollton neighborhood groups, the six candidates for the open District A seat on the New Orleans City Council have sent written responses to more of their questions.
A cat who lived outside the Zeus’ Place animal daycare was fatally shot by a driver on Cadiz Street early Wednesday morning, prompting the owner to plead for the public’s help in identifying the gunman caught on video and for animal activists to offer a $1,000 reward.
Six candidates for the New Orleans City Council — including two sitting councilmen — promised on Tuesday night to resume the effort to begin taxing property owned by nonprofits but used for commercial purposes or left blighted, and at least one Council hopeful suggested increasing the amount exempted for owner-occupied homes.
The New Orleans College Prep charter network has relaunched its search for a new leader, with board members hoping to begin soliciting applicants by the middle of October.