Aug 192016
 

An armed robbery was reported Thursday on Lowerline Street. The armed robbery on Second Street does not yet appear on the city's crime maps. (via NOPD)

An armed robbery was reported Thursday on Lowerline Street. The armed robbery on Second Street does not yet appear on the city’s crime maps. (via NOPD)

A teenage girl was robbed of her iPhone Thursday morning on Second Street in Central City, and a woman was robbed of her purse on Lowerline Street on Thursday evening, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

Aug 182016
 
Supporters of Project Ceasefire carry banners in Monday's Martin Luther King Day parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Supporters of Project Ceasefire carry banners in Martin Luther King Day parade, 2013. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

City of New Orleans officials alongside NOLA FOR LIFE and CeaseFire partners, and other community organizations and institutions will host the third annual CeaseFire Peace Festival in Central City on Saturday, August 20. Hosted by DJ Wild Wayne, the festival will be a celebration of the communities and organizations that are working collaboratively to create peace and safety in New Orleans. Continue reading »

Aug 152016
 
Carjackings on Constance and Vincennes, and a robbery attempt on Willow. (map via NOPD)

Carjackings on Constance and Vincennes, and a robbery attempt on Willow. (map via NOPD)

Two carjackings were reported Friday night on Constance Street and on Vincennes Place, and a woman was able to fend off a would-be robber on Willow Street in the university area on Sunday evening, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

Fatal shooting on Peniston

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Aug 112016
 
On Thursday police responded to a fatal shooting in the 2200 block of Peniston street uptown. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

On Thursday police responded to a fatal shooting in the 2200 block of Peniston street uptown. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

On Thursday evening, NOPD responded to a fatal shooting in the 2200 block of Peniston street uptown.

No further information is available at this moment.

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Jul 282016
 
Surveillance video shows the man who robbed the Subway on South Claiborne, police say. (image via NOPD)

Surveillance video shows the man who robbed the Subway on South Claiborne, police say. (image via NOPD)

(map via NOPD)

(map via NOPD)

A couple was robbed at gunpoint in the Garden District on Wednesday morning, a driver was robbed at gunpoint on Dryades Street in the afternoon and the Subway on South Claiborne was robbed Wednesday night, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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