Sep 292017
 

More than 1,000 ecstacy pills, heroin, marijuana and a handgun seized in a probation check in the Sixth District. (via NOPD)

One man was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and heroin, and another couple was arrested on possession of drugs and several guns, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Sep 282017
 

Arlander Celius (from left), Samuel Taylor III and Jonathan Baham. (via New Orleans Police Department)

Three men were arrested Wednesday morning in connection with a bank robbery earlier this month on the Westbank while allegedly preparing to commit another one on South Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans police said — thanks to a tip of suspicious activity at a house on Cohn Street. Continue reading »

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Sep 262017
 

New Orleans police officers and supervisors confer at the site of a shooting on Magazine Street on Friday, Aug. 26. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

New Orleans police arrested three men with guns Saturday on the same block of Magazine Street where two people were injured in a shooting a month ago, authorities said.

(image via NOPD)

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Sep 182017
 

A man was beaten with a bicycle lock in a robbery Friday morning on O.C. Haley Boulevard, and woman’s purse was taken from her after a struggle with a gunman outside her St. Charles Avenue home that evening, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Sep 142017
 

Candidates for the District A seat on the New Orleans City Council — Joe Giarrusso III, Dan Ring, Tilman Hardy, Toyia Washington-Kendrick, Drew Ward and Aylin Maklansky — debate during a town hall hosted by Carrollton neighborhood groups on Thursday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Click below to watch an unedited replay of the Facebook Live video broadcast of Thursday night’s District A City Council debate before Carrollton neighborhood associations.

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Sep 142017
 

The McDonald’s on South Carrollton (via Google Maps)

A customer at the McDonald’s on South Carrollton placed an order Wednesday night, then changed it at the last minute and — in the minor moment of counter-service uncertainty that ensued — grabbed money out of the register and ran away with it, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »