Aug 082017

New Orleans police investigate a fatal shooting Monday night on South Prieur Street in Broadmoor. (Robert Morris,

A man was shot to death Monday night on South Prieur Street in Broadmoor, New Orleans Police said.

A New Orleans police officer holds the crime-scene tape so the coroner’s van can pass on South Prieur Street after a fatal shooting Monday, Aug. 7. (Robert Morris,

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Aug 072017

(image via Entergy New Orleans)

The three candidates seeking to succeed Stacy Head as the new At-Large member of the New Orleans City Council all expressed doubts Saturday about the need for a new gas-fired Entergy power station in New Orleans East in the face of residents’ opposition there. Continue reading »

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Jul 272017

A two-alarm fire burned two residences on the corner of Chippewa and First street in the Irish Channel. (Zach Brien,

Curtains that caught fire inside a Chippewa Street home on Thursday afternoon quickly spread to engulf the entire house and the home next door, leaving a total of four people homeless afterward, New Orleans fire officials said.

Firefighters battle a blaze on Chippewa Street. (submitted photo)

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Jul 242017

The dark-colored SUV wanted in connection with the shooting of an officer on Camp Street was captured on surveillance camera. (image via NOPD)

A New Orleans Police Department officer was injured in a drive-by shooting overnight on Camp Street, authorities said Monday morning. Continue reading »

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Jul 242017

Francisco Torres-Gomez (via Orleans Parish Jail)

A man walking on South Claiborne Avenue on Saturday night was summoned into a van by an acquaintance who then demanded money from him and pushed him back out of the vehicle when he refused, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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