The two downtown-bound side of St. Charles Avenue between Napoleon to Louisiana avenues will be closed to traffic and parking Friday for the repair of underground water leaks discovered during the ongoing repaving project, New Orleans city officials said.
The Uptown-based NOPD Second District has two new bicycles thanks to a donation Tuesday from long-time supporter and prominent attorney Morris Bart.
Thousands of residents and businesses temporarily lost power Tuesday afternoon after a breaker tripped at a substation serving the Uptown area of New Orleans, Entergy said.
Following his campaign pledge to make the ongoing problems with the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans a primary focus, Councilman Joe Giarrusso and his colleagues have demanded the agency’s leaders appear before the City Council next month and answer a specific set of questions.
Three women walking on Camp Street in the Lower Garden District were robbed of their purses Saturday night, New Orleans police said.
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.
Three United States Coast Guard officers received medical treatment Tuesday after an unexpected release of turpentine on a tank they were inspecting at the Napoleon Avenue Wharf, officials said.
The fire started at a home in the 3300 block of Cherry Street shortly before 4:45 p.m., according to the New Orleans Fire Department. Firefighters were on scene within five minutes, and “found a two-story wood-framed brick veneer duplex with heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear,” the NOFD report states. “A large two-story garage located adjacent to the fire building was also on fire upon arrival.”