May 102017
 

Shovels stand at attention after a groundbreaking ceremony for the new NOPD Second District station on Broadway Street in Gert Town. The station will open in spring 2018, officials said. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

After at least four years of planning to move the officers of the New Orleans Police Department out of their cramped, decrepit building on Magazine Street, construction is finally set to begin on their new site in Gert Town, Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Wednesday morning. Continue reading »

May 052017
 

Dwayne Davis (via NOPD)

A man found with a gun during a traffic stop Thursday in Hollygrove was arrested and charged under a state law prohibiting possession of a firearm by anyone convicted of domestic abuse, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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May 042017
 

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One woman was beaten in the face with a gun in an armed-robbery attempt on LaSalle Street on Wednesday afternoon, and a teen girl was stabbed in another case that involved a robbery, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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May 032017
 

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A group of associated suspects is likely behind not only an armed robbery on Broadway Street and a home invasion on Zimpel Street earlier this week, but also a previous pair of similar cases at a home on Pine Street, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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