Nov 082018
Surveillance video shows a car burglary on Calhoun Street early on Nov. 2 (via NOPD)

Surveillance video shows a car burglary on Calhoun Street early on Nov. 2. (via NOPD)

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking to identify suspects seen on surveillance video burglarizing a vehicle in the 500 block of Calhoun Street in two incidents, both occurring on Nov. 2.

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Dec 052011

After quietly taking down a large sign that created controversy in September with its depiction of the President in diapers, Calhoun Street homeowner Timothy Reily now has a new billboard that portrays Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder both as fairy-tale character Pinocchio, whose nose grows when he lies. “Liar, liar,” the sign reads, according to a new report by our partners at WWL-TV, while the cartoon Holder tells the president, “Your pants are on fire.”

Nov 212011

Although the Sewerage and Water Board quickly repaired a leak that was flooding the 2300 block of Calhoun Street with gushing water, they left a hole filled with loose rocks in its place and did not address the more serious problems with the cracked and sinking roadway, Bill Capo of our partners at WWL-TV finds in this followup:

Nov 162011

Police stand by Papa John's pizza and investigate a robbery that occurred at Capital One bank on Claiborne near Calhoun Wednesday morning. (Sabree Hill,

A man was robbed at gunpoint while leaving a bank that was subject to a similar robbery two weeks ago, and a Tulane police officer was injured chasing a suspect in a separate robbery moments later Wednesday morning, authorities said.

And a third robbery attempt was reported Wednesday afternoon at the Walgreens on St. Charles Avenue at Felicity Street, though details of that case were not immediately available. Continue reading »

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Nov 042011

Location of the Capital One branch the victim was headed to -- exact location of robbery not shown. (via

A businessman was robbed at gunpoint Friday morning as he attempted to make a deposit at a Claiborne Avenue bank, and while investigators do not believe he was followed or targeted, they are searching for video in the area that may help identify his assailant. Continue reading »

Sep 292011

The signs — which depict President Obama as a crying baby demanding “change,” a dunce and a puppet — drew protesters across Calhoun Street, as well as a visit from former Mayor Ray Nagin, according to our reporting partners at WWL-TV. Homeowner Timothy Reily declined to speak about the signs, but Councilwoman Susan Guidry said she was investigating whether they constituted a violation of city zoning ordinances.