May 162018
 

Morris Bart donates two bicycles to the Uptown-based NOPD Second Distirct. (submitted photo)

The Uptown-based NOPD Second District has two new bicycles thanks to a donation Tuesday from long-time supporter and prominent attorney Morris Bart. Continue reading »

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May 112018
 

George Paitich

Matthew Magrini

A motorcyclist who crashed into a canal near Xavier University in 2016, killing the school teacher riding as his passenger, was found guilty Thursday night of vehicular homicide, and now faces up to 10 years in prison, court officials said. Continue reading »

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May 102018
 

(image via NOPD)

After an overnight break-in at the cell-phone store on South Carrollton Avenue and damage to a door and window at a nearby Subway restaurant, investigators have obtained surveillance images of a suspect that they hope can help lead to an arrest, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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May 082018
 

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A man broke into a St. Andrew Street apartment complex’s laundry room and stole the change from inside the washing machines last week, but police are hoping a surveillance photo of him will lead to his identification and arrest. Continue reading »

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May 032018
 

A woman asked a man for a ride, then pepper-sprayed him and took his belongings from the center console of his vehicle before escaping, but investigators are hoping that surveillance footage of her can lead to her arrest, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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May 012018
 

Jason Adams (via Orleans jail)

The man who drove a Lamborghini at speeds well over 100 mph through Uptown New Orleans before crashing into floodwall and killing his passenger two years ago pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide on Monday, and may now face a decade or more in prison. Continue reading »

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Apr 302018
 

Matthew Farrell (via Orleans Parish jail)

Antonio Landrum (via Orleans Parish jail)

Alexander Davenport (via Orleans Parish jail)

Four men ranging in age from 18 to 22 have been arrested on rape charges in connection with a sexual assault reported by a Tulane student at her South Claiborne Avenue home, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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