Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking,” commemorated 10 years without any executions in Louisiana — the longest such period in the state’s history — at a “Vigil for Life” ceremony in New Orleans on Jan. 7.
The New Orleans Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle and its occupants, believed to be responsible for multiple vehicle burglary incidents in the Second District.
A man was shot to death Wednesday evening on Louisiana Avenue near South Claiborne, in the city’s second homicide of 2020. The first took place a few hours earlier in New Orleans East.
The New Orleans Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in the identification and location of suspects in Uptown vehicle burglaries.
The vehicle break-ins occurred on Dec. 15 in the 2100 block of Dante Street, Dec. 20 in the 900 block of Nashville Street, Dec. 23 in the 3000 block of Octavia Street and Dec. 29 in the 500 block of Walnut Street.
An armed purse snatching, a stabbing during a domestic argument and an armed carjacking were reported to the New Orleans Police Department in Uptown neighborhoods over 24 hours on Monday and Tuesday.
One man was killed and two others injured in a shooting Saturday afternoon in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
The New Orleans Police Department is searching for suspects and vehicles linked to Uptown vehicle burglaries on Dec. 17, 19, 22 and 23.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in Central City, according to an NOPD press release issued at shortly after noon on Friday, Dec. 27.
The NOPD has arrested three juveniles accused of robbery in two incidents over the Christmas holiday, including snatching the purse of a woman who was helping her elderly mother out of a car on Christmas Eve.
In the second incident, an 81-year-old woman had her pursed grabbed from her on Christmas Day as she was entering her home. Both robberies occurred in the Fontainebleau neighborhood.
A man was injured in a Christmas night shooting in the Freret neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Three robberies were reported on Uptown streets in the days leading up to Christmas.
On Christmas Eve, a 61-year-old woman was robbed while helping her mother out a car in the Fontainbleau neighborhood. Earlier that day, a man’s cellphone was snatched on St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District. Another man was robbed at gunpoint in the Xavier University area on Dec. 23.
Two robberies were reported during the weekend in Hollygrove and Leonidas areas.
The New Orleans Police Department has released photos of suspects in a rash of package thefts in the Milan neighborhood. Most occurred in early December on Milan Street near South Saratoga.
The NOPD is requesting assistance in locating and identifying the above suspect sought in the investigation of a package theft that occurred on Dec. 4.
At about 1:36 p.m., the above pictured vehicle parked within the 4200 block of South Saratoga Street, near Milan Street. The pictured suspectt then exited the passenger side of the vehicle and proceeded to steal two packages from the porch of a residence in the 2100 block of Milan St. The subject then walked to a house in the 2000 block Milan St and stole five packages from the porch, which had a combined value of $350.
A man was killed in a double shooting early Friday on the Toledano Street neutral ground, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Three armed carjackings were reported last week in Uptown neighborhoods, according to the New Orleans Police Department’s Second District.
The first victim was a 54-year-old man who was pumping gas at the Magnolia in the 3400 block of Carrollton Avenue at about 9:45 on Dec. 3. As he filled his tank, he was approached from the side by a man asking for a cigarette.