A swath of central Uptown with some of the most active neighborhood groups in the city will be patrolled by a completely different set of police officers after the first of the year, when the New Orleans Police Department shifts part of the boundary line between the Sixth and Second districts from Louisiana Avenue to Napoleon Avenue.
An allegedly intoxicated off-duty detective with the NOPD First District crashed his personal vehicle into two cars parked on Pitt Street and a third on Milan Street before he was pulled over, arrested and suspended, authorities said Monday.
If you look up “verbal diarrhea” in the dictionary there will most likely be an accompanying photograph of Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen.
A 22-year-old man was shot to death inside a Hollygrove bar early Sunday morning, police said.
Lusher Charter School is at the forefront of the effort to develop new educational standards that will be implemented in public schools across the country over the next three years, officials said.
“It’s the largest movement that has come to schools since No Child Left Behind,” said Patty Glaser, the assistant Head of School at Lusher Charter School, introducing the concept during a meeting of the school’s governing board Saturday.
The holidays always bring good tidings, and here at Dat Dog we’re chock full of them. With an upcoming move across the street, we’ve got huge plans in store – new Dogs, new celebrations, and new events all in our brand new space. Keep reading to learn more about what’s happening over the next few months at Dat Dog.
Police have arrested a man suspected of abducting a McMain High School student at gunpoint from Nashville Avenue and raping her in his car, authorities announced Friday evening.
Jonathan Edward Wilson, 27, has been charged with two counts of rape, kidnapping and armed robbery, according to an NOPD news release. He was picked up Friday evening on Tchoupitoulas and Fourth streets based on a CrimeStoppers tip, police said.
A rare, expensive gun specifically designed to pierce body armor was seized during a drug arrest Thursday and may be linked to a number of recent shootings, police said after making a series of gun arrests in Central City this week.
I’m not really a gadget girl, I don’t need to rush out and buy the latest, fanciest phone, and I certainly don’t need to schlep around a camera, phone, e-reader, iPad, GPS, and whatever other portable thingamajigs are the must-have item according to the Sunday circulars. The newest fad to suddenly make my life so much less of a burden always seems somewhat, well, burdensome to me. However, I’ll be the first one to admit that I am kind of obsessed with my iPhone. I was a late adopter, if you will, only having just purchased one last year (and a 3G at that!).
A second sitting lawmaker joined the race for the at-large seat on the New Orleans City Council on Thursday, ensuring that the March 24 election will feature a contest between at least two well-known and well-funded candidates.
A French book fair, holiday arts, seasonal cuisine, live jazz and children’s activities will all be offered at the inaugural Marché de Noël at Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orléans on Saturday.
A woman in her 60s was bound by telephone cords in her Lower Garden District home and robbed at knifepoint of her money and car by a homeless man she hired from a nearby park for odd jobs, police said.
Tulane University plans to open a $60 million football stadium in 2014 on its Uptown campus, about a block off South Claiborne Avenue behind the baseball field, officials announced Thursday.
“Trumpeter Nicholas Payton, the 2011-2012 Jazz Artist-in-Residence at Tulane University, will perform with his trio featuring Vicente Archer on bass and Marcus Gilmore on drums on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in Dixon Hall on Tulane’s uptown campus,” according to a news release from the university. “The Tulane University Big Band, directed by Jesse McBride, will support the trio. The concert is free and open to the public.”