Nov 202019

Crime scene tape remains stretched across the Perrier Street entrance to Audubon Park on Wednesday morning. (Robert Morris,

Two shootings, one of them fatal, were reported overnight in Uptown neighborhoods. Continue reading »

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Jun 062019

Cornell Sparkman, 18

Five suspects linked to a wave of armed carjackings and other violent crimes have been taken into custody by New Orleans police, Superintendent Shaun Ferguson announced Wednesday.

Cornell Sparkman, 18, and a juvenile, 16, face charges in multiple armed carjackings and shootings. Sparkman, the 16-year-old and a 15-year-old are also linked to a triple shooting in Hollygrove.  A third juvenile, 17, faces a single charge in one of the carjackings. Continue reading »

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