A 26-year-old man was found guilty of second-degree murder Wednesday evening in a 2011 shooting that claimed the life of a 19-year-old known as a peacemaker and shut down a Freret Street trouble spot.
The new owner of a Maple Street college bar that last year struck a bargain with the city to stay open amid allegations of underage drinking and other violations is now being praised for his efforts to make peace with his neighbors.
An Advertiser Bulletin published Tuesday included an incorrect phone number for Shared Housing of New Orleans. The correct phone number is 896-2575.
Officials with the Recovery School District will discuss new admissions procedures, discipline policies and other issues with parents in a meeting next week to be held at Walter L. Cohen High School.
A new Ethiopian restaurant has opened on Magazine Street, and a popular Bywater cafe aims to open its Maple Street location next month.
The crash was reported around 2:30 a.m. on Broadway near Zimpel, and Mayor Landrieu arrived on scene, according to a report by our partners at WWL-TV. Landrieu later said that he stood apart from the crash investigation and that proper protocol will be followed:
A man suffered two gunshot wounds to the knee and one to the finger Monday evening in the crossfire of a shooting at the busy intersection of Magazine Street and Louisiana Avenue, authorities said.
The Carrollton Area Network of neighborhood associations will host a community meeting tonight to discuss the ongoing SELA drainage project and other improvements to the sewerage system, power plant and purification plant.
The Carrollton Hollygrove Senior Center, built in 1949 as a hospital but converted to a senior in 1980, was demolished early Monday morning to make way for a new facility that will open in two years, reports Bill Capo of our partners at WWL-TV.
A Hollygrove community group is hosting a “Stop the Violence” rally this afternoon in Conrad Park, featuring food, music, sports and motivational speaking.
Du Mois on Freret Street will host an opening reception starting at 5 p.m. Saturday for the third annual “Cold Drink” printmaking invitational show, juried by LSU professor Leslie Koptchco and sponsored by Bayou Teche Brewery.
A restaurant specializing in Colombian cuisine is headed for the downtown edge of Central City, while a Magazine Street pizzeria appears to have closed.