Aug 142019
 

A photo of a Nissan Rogue SUV similar in color and model to the one believed to have been used in a fatal shooting on Josephine Street earlier this month. (image via NOPD)

A Nissan SUV believed to have been used in a fatal shooting earlier this month on Josephine Street was previously seen in an armed robbery in a lakefront neighborhood, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

Aug 022019
 

Cornell Sparkman Jr. (top left), Quitman Hartford Jr., Jerome Jones and Dinero Alexander, 17 (bottom right). (images via Orleans Parish District Attorney)

Four men have been indicted in a 26-count racketeering case that spans armed robberies and shootings from Uptown and other New Orleans neighborhoods, prosecutors said Thursday. Continue reading »

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Jul 292019
 

(map via NOPD)

A burglar shot at the residents he found inside the Eagle Street home he was breaking into Friday, and another man was robbed of a motorcycle by the person he met to sell it to on Joliet Street, New Orleans police said in weekend crime reports. Continue reading »

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Jul 272019
 

(via NOPD)

New Orleans police are investigating a homicide that took place in the 2200 block of Amelia Street early Saturday morning (July 27).

At around 1:52 a.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of a vehicle that crashed into a wood utility pole. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male victim inside of a gray Chevrolet Camaro suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper torso. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. Continue reading »

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Jul 182019
 

Firefighters battle the blaze at Unity-1 Salon in Broadmoor, March 22, 2019 (NOFD photo via Twitter)

Four New Orleans Police officers were fired Wednesday in connection with a March car chase that ended with the suspect’s vehicle crashing into a Broadmoor salon and starting a fire that killed three people, after an internal investigation revealed “multiple policy violations” and a pattern of unauthorized pursuits, authorities said. Continue reading »

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