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Man shot dead in Algiers, New Orleans police say

A man was was shot dead Saturday afternoon (Jan. 20) in Algiers. New Orleans police said at mid-day that the victim was shot more than once in the 3600 block of Garden Oaks Drive. His body lay behind a sedan in the parking lot of the Jackson Landing apartment complex. A driver's side door of the ca

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-20 18:57:00

Boat explosion kills 3, including Thibodaux man

An explosion rocked a tugboat while it was docked for repairs in Kentucky, killing a Thibodaux man and two other men and injuring several others Friday, authorities said. The Thibodaux man was identified as Jerome A. Smith, 56. Work was being done on the vessel and dozens of people were either aboar

HOUMA COURIER - 2018-01-20 00:33:44

5 things to do this week in Terrebonne and Lafourche

1. Gladys in Wonderland: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19-20 and Jan. 26-27, 2 p.m. Jan. 28. Thibodaux Playhouse play about 87-year-old Gladys, who is confronted with death knocking on her door. Place: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center Theatre, 314 St. Mary St. Tickets $18 for adults, $13 for students at thibodauxp

DAILY COMET - 2018-01-20 16:02:00

Body of missing Minnesota woman found in New Orleans

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The ex-boyfriend of a Minnesota woman is accused of killing her and burning her body in Louisiana. He was also charged Friday (Jan. 19) with a federal count of kidnapping. Twenty-seven-year-old Cristina Prodan, of Edina, was reported missing by her mother on Jan. 5. Prodan's form

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-21 01:11:02

Dulac man arrested in viral video files lawsuit

An 18-year-old Dulac man at the center of a controversial arrest last spring that went viral on social media, which led to the firing of two deputies, has filed a lawsuit against the Terrebonne Sheriff's Office, records show. Christopher Verdin Jr. was arrested May 13 after his mother reported he wa

DAILY COMET - 2018-01-20 01:18:55

4 Bourbon Street-area strip clubs' alcohol licenses suspended after NOPD-ATC raid

Four Bourbon Street-area strip clubs have had their alcohol licenses suspended following an overnight joint operation by the New Orleans Police Department and Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, the NOPD said Saturday (Jan. 20). The operation, which NOPD spokesman Beau Tidwell said is

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-20 19:20:28

Report: Jurors shown interrogation footage of Joe McKnight's accused killer

JEFFERSON PARISH - Jurors were shown video from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office interrogation room of 56-year-old Ronald Gasser as the trial for the killing of former NFL player Joe McKnight's continued on Saturday, according to The New Orleans Advocate. The video showed Gasser pacing the r

WWL-TV - 2018-01-20 22:31:45

Saturday weather for New Orleans area: Possible rain, highs in upper 60s

A few scattered rain showers are possible Saturday (Jan. 20) in the New Orleans area. But residents -- especially those participating in the Women's March in the Central Business District and French Quarter -- will have a welcome break from near-freezing temperatures, the National Weather Service re

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-20 15:10:12

New Rochelle Man Charged with Attempted Aggravated Murder in Shooting of Yonkers Police Officer; Accomplice Indicted on Weapons Charges

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. today announced that Frank Valencia of New Rochelle, New York was arraigned on a Grand Jury indictment and charged with Attempted Aggravated Murder in connection with the September 25th incident that resulted in a Yon

NEWROCHELLETALK.COM - 2018-01-20 07:41:25

Bloods gangster nabbed in Bronx slaying of father who was guarding son from gunfire after 4-month manhunt

Police have arrested a Bloods gang member they say shot to death a 39-year-old man who was trying to shield his teen son from gunfire in the Bronx. Zachary Brown, 19, was nabbed after a four-month manhunt in the killing of Pedro Amonte-Sanchez in University Heights. Amonte-Sanchez and his 15-year

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 14:26:13

15 years for woman who killed boyfriend in jealous rage after night of partying

JERSEY CITY - A woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death in a jealous rage after a night of drinking and "very rough" sex. Cateline Hichos, 24, pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter for the 2016 stabbing of 22-year-old Kevin Argueta inside his family's Union

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 19:20:59

Gas explosion in Brooklyn apartment injures four people, one seriously

A gas explosion rocked a Brooklyn apartment Saturday, injuring four people, one seriously, officials said. The blast blew out a window and set off a fire inside the second-floor apartment on Bay 49th St. near Cropsey Ave. in Bath Beach at about 8:15 a.m. Firefighters were able to put out the fire

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 14:33:02

Armed Bronx creep ambushes woman in rape attempt

A creep attempted to rape a 45-year-old woman at gunpoint in the stairwell of a Bronx apartment building, police said Saturday. The victim was walking down the stairs of a building on Fox St. and St. John Ave. in Longwood when the sick stranger set himself upon her a few floors from the lobby arou

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 11:33:22

Duo sought in gunpoint robbery in Brooklyn delis: police

BROOKLYN - Police are looking for the two men involved in robberies at Brooklyn delis, getting away with almost $3,000 earlier this month. The duo struck twice in one day on Jan. 11 within minutes of each other. According to police, two men entered a deli at 9081 Avenue L around 9:40 p.m. and approa

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-20 19:15:33

Armed Man Puts Woman in Headlock During Sex Attack: NYPD

Police say they're searching for a man who put a woman in a headlock and tried to rape her at gunpoint in the stairwell of a New York City apartment building. The woman was violently attacked as she walked down a stairwell in the building near Fox Street and St. John Avenue in the Bronx on Friday mo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-21 02:35:15

Police Search For Man Behind 3 Bank Robberies In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Police believe the same man is behind three bank robberies in Brooklyn this month. In the most recent incident on Wednesday, the suspect walked into the Chase bank on Bank Street around 12:10 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money, police said. The teller complied, a

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-20 19:30:54

Federal government shutdown affects Southwest Georgia

With government at a standstill, you may be wondering how this affects you in Southwest Georgia. First, you will still get your mail, your taxes are still due by April 17th, you can still fly for all your travel needs, and you will get social security checks and food stamps. But Albany's Marine Cor

WALB 10 - 2018-01-20 23:23:31

Snow hinders traffic, closes schools in Eufaula

Eufaula residents woke to a thin layer of snow on the ground Wednesday morning. Though the city only received, on average, 1.5 inches of snow, that was still enough to entice people outdoors for a snow day. All area schools cancelled classes Wednesday and Thursday and the county courthouses also clo

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-19 13:30:00

Albany business offers up to $20K for information in arson investigation

Firefighters said that around 2:40 a.m. on December 26, the suspect carried a can of gas behind the house, and then came back minutes later with a Molotov cocktail, which you can see him light in the video. Investigators pointed out how the suspect walks with his left arm wideout, away from his body

WALB 10 - 2018-01-20 17:43:59

Family moves on after home crushed

One year after their three-story home was crushed, an Albany family is finding the silver lining. It was a long twelve months for Debbie Allen and her husband since making it out of their home on Regina Drive. Their second floor collapsed and debris was scattered all over their yard. They said it

WALB 10 - 2018-01-19 14:00:51