An investigation into the shooting death of a man whose body was left on South Broad near New Orleans Police headquarters shut down the busy Broad Street overpass on Friday afternoon, according to a report at Mid-City Messenger.
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested following reports of sexual abuse of three other children over a two-year period at a home on Willow Street, New Orleans police said.
Dillard University host a public forum Saturday morning on providing safe school environments for children, especially as the Recovery School District moves forward with plans to rebuild Booker T. Washington High School on the site of the former Silver City dump in Central City.
An angry boyfriend shot at a woman’s home Wednesday afternoon just off the busy intersection of Washington and Broad Street, injuring no one but leading to the arrest of one person and a warrant for another, police said.
A century-old, three-story Garden District home caught fire shortly after noon Tuesday on Philip Street, but the lone woman inside was able to escape unharmed and officials say much of the house can likely be rebuilt.
The man pushing a bicycle along the train tracks near Leake Avenue earlier this month has been identified by the Orleans Parish Coroner’s office, authorities said.
A former church building and theatre on Martin Luther King Boulevard was damaged in a fire that broke out Monday evening, New Orleans Fire Department officials said.
A man in his late 30s was found dead Saturday night inside of a Thalia Street home in Central City, and New Orleans police have deemed the death “unclassified,” reports say.
Two busy blocks of Magazine Street — between Second and Fourth streets along the Garden District and Irish Channel — will close for excavation Friday “until further notice,” the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans announced.
New Orleans police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man seen using two credit cards about an hour after they were stolen from an Audubon Street home, authorities said.
Entergy will turn off power around an intersection on Louisiana Avenue for a few hours Thursday morning as part of ongoing construction of a new drainage canal, officials said.
Mardi Gras is a time for drunken debauchery. Carnival is also a time when our city is most laid bare for the country to see. Our people are judged, our government is judged, and the general quality of our celebration is – as one would expect – judged.
This year, I have stared into the maw of the beast that is our Carnival Season and drawn out the following scorecard (thus far):