A 14-year-old boy who allegedly stole a handgun from a car in the Garden District and then committed two different shootings in Central City was arrested Friday, New Orleans police said.
A New Orleans police officer was injured Saturday when a car driven by a suspect fleeing a traffic stop struck him and several parked cars, authorities said.
A man who allegedly fired his gun during an argument at a gas station on South Claiborne Avenue last week was photographed by surveillance cameras, and investigators are hoping the public can help identify him, New Orleans police said.
A couple who went to Cambronne Street to sell marijuana ended up being robbed of the drugs, their gun and their own money Friday afternoon, New Orleans police said.
A fatal stabbing has been reported Friday morning on Toledano Street in Broadmoor, New Orleans police said.
A series of promotions within the upper leadership of the New Orleans Police Department has brought the Second District a new commander, but she will be a familiar face to Uptown residents.
A train derailed on the New Orleans Public Belt railroad tracks near Tchoupitoulas Street, but no one was injured, New Orleans fire officials said.