Sep 262017

New Orleans police officers and supervisors confer at the site of a shooting on Magazine Street on Friday, Aug. 26. (Robert Morris,

New Orleans police arrested three men with guns Saturday on the same block of Magazine Street where two people were injured in a shooting a month ago, authorities said.

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Sep 182017

A man was beaten with a bicycle lock in a robbery Friday morning on O.C. Haley Boulevard, and woman’s purse was taken from her after a struggle with a gunman outside her St. Charles Avenue home that evening, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Sep 142017

The McDonald’s on South Carrollton (via Google Maps)

A customer at the McDonald’s on South Carrollton placed an order Wednesday night, then changed it at the last minute and — in the minor moment of counter-service uncertainty that ensued — grabbed money out of the register and ran away with it, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

Sep 072017

The Wendy’s at 1301 St. Charles Avenue. (via Google Maps)

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A drive-through customer at the Wendy’s on St. Charles Avenue grew so irate about the wait time for the baked potato he ordered that he brandished a gun at the employees inside, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Sep 062017

Makayla Stillwell (via Orleans Parish Jail)

A woman suspected in a Tennessee attempted murder and kidnapping plot that led to a national manhunt was arrested Sunday in Carrollton’s Palmer Park, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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