The 16-year-old boy found with a gunshot wound to the leg Monday morning on Audubon Street may have been shot during a break-in attempt nearby, New Orleans police say, but no homeowner has thus far admitted to shooting him.
As talks with French educations officials about the prospect of a new high school continue, Lycee Francais is planning to adjust its charter to give admissions priority to children of French citizens, school officials announced Monday night.
Meanwhile, the school is also planning to settle a defamation lawsuit with a former special-education coordinator who was fired in 2012 at the height of the school’s leadership crisis, officials said.
More than 1,600 Entergy customers in the Carrollton and Hollygrove neighborhoods were temporarily without power as a Monday afternoon thunderstorm rolled through the area, utility officials said.
Opposition is becoming more organized to a new Carrollton Boosters soccer complex that would take up part of The Fly recreation area behind Audubon Park, after a prominent neighborhood association voted to express its concern over the project, more than 100 people held a “Save the Fly” rally at the site on Sunday and the controversy is now drawing interest from the City Council.
One man was shot in the hand Sunday evening on Toledano Street, and another man was shot in the leg Monday morning on Audubon Street, New Orleans police said.
Around 6:10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, a man in his late 20s was in the 3900 block of Toledano (between South Dorgenois and South Broad) when he was “flagged down by an unknown suspect who opened fire,” according to the initial NOPD report. The victim was hit in the hand, said NOPD Officer Juan Barnes, a deparmental spokesman.
Around 7:45 a.m. Monday, Barnes said that the NOPD was investigating another shooting, this one in the 3100 block of Audubon Street (just off Earhart Boulevard). In that case, a man was shot in the leg, Barnes said.
Further details were not immediately available in either case. Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.
Over the course of the past fifty years, we have been treated to advancements in information technology beyond our wildest imaginations. When it comes to computers and conveying data electronically, technological progress has proceeded rapidly. Virtually everything can be automated and accessed at the push of a touch screen.
This makes the City’s seeming inability to mete out parking citations in a fair and equitable manner all the more galling, if not downright suspicious.
What began as an apparent shoplifting at the Stein Mart on Tchoupitoulas Street became an armed robbery Saturday evening when the fleeing suspect drew a gun on a security guard, New Orleans police said.
Loyola University New Orleans University will be hosting a presentation this Wednesday, Feb. 17 that will use data collected during more than 25 years of excavation and analysis of sacrificial sites on the north coast of Peru. The lecture will be by Ph.D. John Verano of the Department of Anthropology at Tulane University, and admission and parking on campus is free to the public.
Low water pressure is expected in a number of Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend as the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans makes repairs to several lines, officials said.
Gasa Gasa will be hosting David Bowie: A Tribute this Sunday, Feb. 14. Doors are open from 6 p.m. until close, and admission is $8.
Basin Street Blues has always been a mean favorite. Louis Armstrong and a song about old N’awlins. That same Basin Street flavor is being honored at Magazine’s own Basin Seafood & Spirits. Does it get any better than New Orleans’ unique history, jazz heritage and local seafood done right?
Indeed, New Orleanians KNOW seafood. We cook it like no other and our expectations are both highly attuned and more than a tad sophisticated. We are not a town that will ever suffer a frozen fish chain such as Red Lobster or Long John Silver’s. Whatever that is. Even the youngest of locals are connoisseurs who turn up their small noses at a frozen fish stick. We are a town that has long celebrated the catch, net, or trawl of the day in grand style.
Low water pressure is expected all day Friday around Prytania and Nashville Avenue, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.
New Orleans still struggles with crime — especially murder — inadequate police protection, constantly rising taxes and rents as well as a lack of affordable housing and sufficient funding for basic services like street repair. What long-term benefits will post-Katrina policy changes really bring for the majority of the city’s residents as income inequity continues to grow?
The man who was killed by Jefferson Parish sheriff’s deputies Monday evening after fleeing from a run-in with them at the Oakwood mall in Kenner showed at least four gunshot wounds, and New Orleans police are investigating the circumstances around the shooting, authorities said.
The Krewe of Zulu celebrated 100 years since its incorporation and the Krewe of Rex explored the world’s royal gardens to close out the 2016 Mardi Gras celebration Tuesday on St. Charles Avenue.
A suspect fleeing after an incident at Oakwood Mall on the Westbank was fatally shot Monday evening by Jefferson Parish deputies after his car crashed on Simon Bolivar Avenue in Central City while parades rolled just a few blocks away, according to our partners at WWL-TV.