New Orleans city attorneys are seeking sanctions against the liquor license for The Palms bar in the university area — where an off-duty bartender is accused of raping a woman in April — alleging that the bar does too little to protect its patrons.
Police are seeking the public’s help finding two men who were each reported missing in recent days, one from his home in Central City and the other from a home on Nashville Avenue.
New Orleans police are searching for a man who was caught on surveillance camera as he tried to rob the clerk of a Claiborne Avenue convenience store earlier this month, authorities said.
An Uptown home on Camp Street at the corner of Valmont was heavily damaged by fire Monday afternoon after an apparent explosion from a shed in the rear yard, New Orleans fire officials said.
It’s tough to say what is most surprising about the Tesla Model S all-electric sedan – the radical design changes that ensue when an auto maker replaces the gas engine with state-of-the-art energy efficiency, or the fact that the vehicle isn’t confined to some Silicon Valley, Tom Swift future fantasy at all. A small but dedicated group of Tesla owners is quickly growing here in New Orleans, and Tesla Motors is in the process of creating a new infrastructure to support them across the oil-and-gas-loving Gulf Coast.
“The car really feels like the future,” said Matt Wisdom, the CEO of New Orleans-based technology company TurboSquid and one of the first Tesla owners in the area. “It’s not that they’ve built a relatively expensive car. It’s that they’ve figured out how it’s going to be. I have no question things are going to migrate this way.”
New Orleans police have released surveillance video of the robbery of a Carrollton business on Thursday afternoon and are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects.
A man in his mid-20s is wanted on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly forcing his mother to play Russian Roulette in her Jena Street home over the weekend, shooting himself in the process, New Orleans police said.
A large tree and several power poles were knocked down on Short Street during Wednesday night’s wind storm in the Carrollton area, but weather officials say it is unclear what exactly caused the tree to fall.
A man in his 50s was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon on Jackson Avenue near St. Charles Avenue, police said, and they are seeking the public’s help in finding an armed robber in a case from South Claiborne Avenue last week.
A Mercedes Benz sedan taken in a carjacking shortly before noon Monday was found on the scene of an apparent suicide on a Mid-City side street a few minutes later, according to a report by Della Hasselle of Mid-City Messenger. The Mercedes was taken from its owner by force in the 1600 block of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard around 11:50 a.m., and just after noon it arrived in the 200 block of North Salcedo Street in Mid-City, where a man got out, retrieved a gun from another nearby car, and fatally shot himself in the head, Mid-City Messenger reports.
The Hangar 13 nightclub in Broadmoor was gutted by fire Monday afternoon, but the Rendon Inn lounge immediately next door emerged from the blaze without any damage, firefighters said.