A couple armed with a shotgun and a pistol chased an intruder out of their State Street home overnight, and investigators are now hoping surveillance photos of the burglar will lead to his identification, New Orleans police said.
When journalist Ethan Brown began researching the interconnected, unsolved slayings of eight women in rural Louisiana for what would become his new book, “Murder in the Bayou,” he knew he had immersed himself in a chronicle of the abuse of police power and easily discarded lives.
What Brown didn’t know until much later, however, was that a central location in those women’s lives and deaths would lead him straight to a well-known employee of U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, in a connection that is now drawing more attention than the unsolved murders themselves.
“That was a really surprising moment, to say the least,” Brown said. “I never imagined it would be someone who works for a Congressman.”
A woman was found fatally shot Tuesday morning inside a SUV on Josephine Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.
Detectives are seeking the public’s help identifying two suspects caught on surveillance camera in recent theft cases on opposite ends of Magazine Street, New Orleans police said.
On Monday, Mayor Landrieu honored his vainglorious pledge made earlier this year to when he signed a new gun ordinance. The final draft of this absurd farce of legislative dreck was mercifully stripped of all provisions that completely merely mirrored existing state law. This left only three remaining restrictions.
Former No Limit Records recording artist McKinley “Mac” Phipps, Jr., who is currently serving a 30-year sentence for 2nd Degree Manslaughter, has filed an application for clemency, according to an article published by Huffington Post. Phipps, an Uptown native, has served 16 years of the 30-year sentence for the crime, for which he maintains his innocence.
A woman’s injury in a shooting early Friday morning on Annunciation Street has been determined to have been “self-inflicted,” New Orleans police said.
A Saints Super Bowl ring, two laptop computers and other jewelry were taken Tuesday afternoon in a break-in on Constance Street in the Lower Garden District, and investigators are hoping for the public’s help identifying the suspect, New Orleans police said.