Apr 062018
 

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A would-be carjacker tried to climb into a vehicle on Broadway Street that turned out to have an undercover Louisiana State Police trooper inside, and after the officer fired a shot at him, the suspect ran away on foot but was arrested soon afterward, police in New Orleans said Friday morning. Continue reading »

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Mar 262018
 

Peter Curtis (via NOPD)

A graduate of the Isidore Newman School has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from multiple vandalism incidents in 2016 — including a threat to “kill you all” at his alma mater and an anti-religious message at St. George’s school — and will be sentenced to probation and restitution of nearly $5,000, prosecutors announced. Continue reading »

Mar 232018
 

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A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a cluster of three separate armed robberies within a few blocks around Peniston, Baronne and Amelia streets over the course of a month’s time during the holidays, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Mar 212018
 

Lance Everson (via Orleans Parish District Attorney)

A man whose arrest with a teenage girl on Carrollton Avenue led to charges of sex trafficking pleaded guilty to numerous charges Tuesday and will be sentenced to 15 years in prison, New Orleans officials said. Continue reading »

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Mar 132018
 

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An unusual robbery reported earlier this month in which a woman said she was forced by armed robbers to give up either her dog or her purse has now been determined to have been a false report, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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