Sep 142017

The McDonald’s on South Carrollton (via Google Maps)

A customer at the McDonald’s on South Carrollton placed an order Wednesday night, then changed it at the last minute and — in the minor moment of counter-service uncertainty that ensued — grabbed money out of the register and ran away with it, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

Sep 072017

The Wendy’s at 1301 St. Charles Avenue. (via Google Maps)

(map via NOPD)

A drive-through customer at the Wendy’s on St. Charles Avenue grew so irate about the wait time for the baked potato he ordered that he brandished a gun at the employees inside, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Sep 062017

Makayla Stillwell (via Orleans Parish Jail)

A woman suspected in a Tennessee attempted murder and kidnapping plot that led to a national manhunt was arrested Sunday in Carrollton’s Palmer Park, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Sep 012017

839 Jackson Avenue (via City of New Orleans)

A request to rezone two properties at Jackson Avenue and Laurel Street to allow them to become legal short-term rentals passed the City Council last week, but only after a heated discussion about the ongoing impact of AirBnB-type vacation rentals on the city’s housing stock. Continue reading »

Aug 292017

(iimage via NOPD)

A group of graffiti taggers writing the name ‘Reznor’ — which appears on signs and buildings across Uptown and much of the rest of New Orleans — were caught on video in the Central Business District earlier this month, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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