Two people were arrested Thursday night after exchanging gunfire with police in Central City, but no one was injured on either side of the shootout, authorities said.
New Orleans police have obtained a photo of a suspect in the robbery of a woman early Sunday on Sycamore Street near Palmer Park, authorities said, and detectives are now investigating another armed robbery from Spruce Street also in Carrollton.
The Crescent City Pharmacy in Central City was robbed at gunpoint Monday morning, and a woman was robbed on St. Andrew Street in the Lower Garden District Monday night, New Orleans police said.
Before every great tragedy lies a series of rash policy decisions.
When 9/11 struck, we rapidly passed the Patriot Act and created the Transportation Security Administration. Provisions of the former permitted unconstitutional searches, while the latter subjected us to overly-intrusive searches executed by a frenzied, unfeeling bureaucracy.
The most recent tragedy we’ve experienced was on a much smaller scale, but it hit relatively close to home. On July 23, at the Grand Palace 16 movie theater in Lafayette, a man now know to be John Russell Houser fired a pistol into the crowd 20 minutes into the viewing of the Amy Schumer comedy “Trainwreck.”
New Orleanians have long suspected that our drivers (like our government) are completely ignorant of the law. There’s some basis in fact for this view. A 2013 study found that Louisiana had the worst drivers in the country.
An 8-year-old boy inside an Annunciation Street home was hit in the foot by gunfire from outside on Saturday evening, and a 28-year-old man was shot in the buttocks overnight near Eagle Street in Carrollton, New Orleans police said Sunday morning.
An abandoned home on Delachaise Street in Broadmoor collapsed late Friday morning, but no one was injured, according to the New Orleans Fire Department.
After a man broke into a Central City bar on Washington Avenue earlier this week, New Orleans police are hoping that surveillance video of the burglary will lead to the suspect’s identity and his arrest.
A single-story house on Delachaise Street in the Milan neighborhood that was in the process of being renovated collapsed completely Tuesday night, damaging its immediate neighbor, New Orleans firefighters said.
A New Orleans police officer responding to a vehicle fire Sunday morning on the interstate near South Claiborne Avenue was struck by a passing vehicle, leaving him seriously injured, authorities said.