The NOPD is seeking to locate a person of interest in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on Dec. 27 in the 1500 block of South Liberty Street.
The New Orleans Police Department has released photos of suspects in two recent burglaries on Uptown business corridors.
The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in the investigation of a vehicle burglary that occurred early Monday (March 30).
A shooting and an arrest in multiple armed-robbery attempts on Uptown streets were reported over the weekend by the New Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office.
NOPD officers have obtained an arrest warrant for Cecil Spencer, 38, in connection with a second-line parade that violated the mandates in place during the current public health crisis.
The leader of the band playing during the gathering, tuba player Clifton Smith, was issued a summons for his participation in the event.
The New Orleans Police Department is seeking to locate two individuals identified as persons of interest, pictured above, for questioning in the investigation of the killing of Skye Q. Myles on March 6 in the 2000 block of Foucher Street.
The New Orleans Police Department has obtained arrest warrants for Hakeem Shawl, 20; Don Robiho, 20; and a known but unnamed juvenile suspect in the investigation of a series of vehicle burglaries in the Second District that occurred on March 18.
A man was attacked during a robbery attempt Monday morning getting off the streetcar at Louisiana Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A man was robbed of his bicycle in Broadmoor on Saturday and a four residents in a Dixon area home were assaulted and burglarized on Sunday, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Two robberies and an attempted robbery occurred late Wednesday and early Thursday on the same block of South Claiborne Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
The Walgreens at South Claiborne and Napoleon avenues was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A man was killed in a shooting in the 500 block of Adele Lane, behind the Walmart on Tcoupitoulas Street, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Editor’s note: This story posted before Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a declaration closing all schools. The schools information below is outdated.
During a conference call Thursday (March 12) afternoon, Mayor LaToya Cantrell gave the number of presumptive coronavirus cases in New Orleans: 11. About two hours later, the city’s webpage on the health crisis stated there were 15 in New Orleans. On Friday morning, the number increased to 23.
The public health situation is moving quickly. Health officials have said that there is evidence of “community spread” of the COVID-19 in the New Orleans area. Most of the current patients contracted it locally rather than during travel, so there are likely to be more cases.
Two men were killed Friday in separate shootings, one in the Milan neighborhood and another in Central City. On the same day, two bystanders were injured in another Central City shooting.
By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist
Although he has yet to formally signal whether he will seek re-election in the fall of 2020,
District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro gave a rousing address about New Orleans’ many crime problems and potential solutions to a packed crowd of Second Amendment supporters at the Home Defense Foundation’s meeting earlier this week. Attendees included New Orleans independent police monitor Susan Hutson.