Jun 062017

(map via NOPD)

A woman was robbed at gunpoint Monday night on Washington Avenue in the Garden District, and an employee of an Oak Street business was stabbed in a robbery shortly afterward in Carrollton, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Jun 052017

Quinnon Adams (via NOPD)

A suspect turned himself in to police following in a Saturday-night double shooting on Upperline Street in the Freret neighborhood, New Orleans police said, while the shooting of another man on South Liberty Street in Central City remains under investigation. Continue reading »

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Jun 052017

Police load the body of a homicide victim into the coroner’s van after a fatal shooting at the corner of LaSalle and Amelia street in the Milan neighborhood on January 22, 2017. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Owen Courrèges

Owen Courrèges

Is there somebody you’re furious with? An embezzling partner, perhaps? An unfaithful lover? A guy who drove too slow in the fast lane?

Well, allow me to present a now-viable option to the quandary of dealing with these miscreants. Murder! Murder will eliminate the problem immediately. Statistics show that over 99% of murdered persons are rendered perfectly innocuous. Continue reading »

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May 252017

Overnight robberies on Palm and Oleander. (map via NOPD)

One person was shot, three people were robbed, and two homeless people were attacked in a variety of incidents around the Uptown area on Wednesday evening, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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May 242017

Dakota Banks (via NOPD)

A woman reported she was robbed at gunpoint on Belfast Street and a man was robbed by an intruder at his front door Tuesday night on Colapissa, while officers arrested three suspects allegedly involved in the robbery of a cyclist on Broadway Street on Tuesday morning. Continue reading »

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May 232017

Cleveland T. Carter (via opcso.org)

A suspect was arrested after trying to rob two people at gunpoint Monday night on Baronne Street, and another man was robbed of his bicycle at gunpoint on Broadway Street a few hours afterward, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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May 222017

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An armed robber ordered a couple into their home to get cash for him, then forced them to drive him at gunpoint to another location a few blocks away in Carrollton early Sunday morning, one of four armed robberies around the Uptown area over the weekend, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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