A UPS driver was robbed on Magazine Street of packages he was delivering, and a Subway restaurant was robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents a few hours apart Tuesday afternoon, New Orleans police said.
A man died at the hospital after arming himself with a knife during a physical altercation with a friend Monday evening in Central City, New Orleans police said, and the death remains unclassified.
An officer with the Housing Authority of New Orleans was found shot to death Sunday morning at the edge of Central City, New Orleans police said.
One man was stabbed and two others were shot Thursday and overnight in three different incidents in Central City, New Orleans police said, but suspects have already been identified in two of the cases.
A 70-year-old man riding a bicycle on Martin Luther King Boulevard was killed Sunday night when he pedaled through a red light at South Claiborne and was hit by a passing truck driven by an off-duty police officer, New Orleans police said.
A man was shot several times Saturday evening by men who got out of a car traveling on South Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans police said.
Two men were raped at gunpoint, and a group of five other people were robbed two hours apart late Friday afternoon at separate incidents in motel rooms on Airline Highway near the Jefferson Parish line.
A man was shot in the foot Thursday night in A.L. Davis Park in Central City, New Orleans police said.
New Orleans police have released images of a man who alleged robbed a victim at gunpoint Monday afternoon– forcing him into his home and then driving off in his car — on Freret Street in the university area, authorities said.
The victim in Friday’s fatal shooting on Magnolia Street in Central City has been identified by the Orleans Parish Coroner’s office.
Shreds of charred red, white and blue fabric still sat on the scorched doorstep of an Octavia Street home on Tuesday afternoon, after a fire apparently started on an American flag temporarily displaced the family from their home and left neighbors both baffled and disturbed.