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Two New Orleans men indicted in separate murders, one involving local rapper

Brad Smothers, 25, was indicted on a charge of second degree murder in the shooting death of Aaron Anderson, identified as a "budding" rapper under the name "Butta B" and "Butta Beezy," the DA's office said.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-06-21 18:09:00

Witnesses say one hurt after shots ring out in New Orleans East

NOPD on scene of a shooting at Read and I-10. Witness tells me she heard about eight shots. No word yet on the victim, who was rushed away in an ambulance.pic.twitter.com/vx21WfkRCn— Danny Monteverde (@DCMonteverde)June 20, 2018

WWL-TV - 2018-06-20 16:08:39

Louisiana state trooper arrested in New Orleans in alleged rape of 16-year-old girl

Leander Journee, 36, faces one count of third-degree rape. He had posted a $25,000 bond to secure his release from custody by Wednesday morning and will be due back at Orleans Parish Criminal District Court at a later date.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-06-20 13:12:00

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against New Orleans East apartment

The family's attorney, Mike Bell, says they believe the complex should compensate them for the physical, emotional and mental pain they dealt with since the murder, and will likely deal with forever.

WDSU - 2018-06-20 23:13:00

UPDATE: NOPD releases video of Bourbon Street brawl

An arrest warrant indicates police believe Patriceia Casher, 26, started the scuffle outside The Swamp bar in the 500 block of Bourbon after 11 p.m. Saturday night.

WWL-TV - 2018-06-20 17:13:19

Caught on Camera: Bourbon Street Brawl

The video shows officers being punched, kicked, head-butted and thrown to the ground.

MYNBC15.COM - 2018-06-21 07:23:51

Morning shooting victim dies Wednesday night

Police have said that the shooting was domestic in nature. Detectives were working to determine a motive, but as of Wednesday evening, there was no word of any arrest in the case.

WGNO.COM - 2018-06-21 03:29:33

Report: Company that slaughtered feral hogs for sausage goes out of business

His farm sold meat to top New Orleans and Baton Rouge restaurants. Munford bought a slaughterhouse for his meat, then moved to slaughtering only feral hogs, then moved to selling his own line of sausages.

WDSU - 2018-06-21 19:11:00

Watch: New Orleans streetcar driver shows off dance moves to delight of onlookers

In a popular video posted toFacebook Sunday evening, a man standing outside a St. Charles Avenue heard the music, and began to dance.


5 arrested during protests after AG Jeff Sessions speaks in New Orleans

Meanwhile,Sessions took the opportunity on stage to show his support for law enforcement, call for longer sentences for criminals and address to controversy at the US-Mexico border where families are being separated by authorities as they illegally enter the country.


NOPD searching for 24-year-old woman

Ashley Hunt, 24, was last seen 5 days ago by her twin sister in the 600 block of South Scott St.

BRPROUD.COM - 2018-06-20 18:14:06

Man wounded after Wednesday morning shooting in Treme

Police say one man has been shot and another person is in custody after a shooting in Treme Wednesday morning.According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened in the 700 block of North Miro Street. One man suffering an apparent gunshot wound was taken to a local hospital.Police

WWL-TV - 2018-06-20 12:29:28

Test Kitchen Taylor is looking for the best Vanilla Milkshake in the New Orleans area!

Test Kitchen Taylor hit up Creamistry in Metairie, Bud's Broiler in Mid-City, Creole Creamery in Uptown and Company Burger - Downtown to find the best. Her Milkshake Rating System is simple:

WGNO.COM - 2018-06-21 01:31:08

Two men stabbed by group of women in New Orleans East Monday, NOPD says

The two men said they were sitting inside a car in the 8300 block of Chef Menteur Highway when one of the men, a 39-year-old, got out to talk to a woman. As they were talking, four or five other women approached and started to stab him, the report said. At that point, the second man, a 26-year-old,


Only in New Orleans: Streetcar driver gets down on Second Line Sunday

In one of those "only in New Orleans" moments, this viral video taken by Regina Jeannie Wilson shows the streetcar driver dancing wildly as the second line passes, while a woman walks along the streetcar line offering jello shots to streetcar riders before boogying with the RTA driver.


Teen recovering after hit by stray bullet in Central City

"Yes, this one hit close to home, very close to home," said Claudia Gehrke with Skinz-N-Bonez.

WWL-TV - 2018-06-20 03:14:27

Barge Hits Pier Outside New Orleans' Mardi Gras World

A barge struck a pier at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 7, where Mayor LaToya Cantrell was holding her Inauguration Ball.According to reports from WWLTV and The New Orleans Advocate, there were no injuries in the event, though several feet of wharf were knocked away.Mayor Cantrell


FBI: Suspect sought in Gentilly Woods bank robbery

According to a news release from the FBI, the man walked into Chase Bank at 4525 Chef Menteur Hwy. about 9:45 a.m. He presented a note demanding money, then fled the bank on foot.

WGNO.COM - 2018-06-19 20:11:35

One dead, another critical after Marrero double shooting

MARRERO–The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating a double shooting in the 6200 block of 6th Street, near Ames Boulevard.Investigators say that they got the call of a person shot around 2:30 Tuesday morning.When they arrived on the scene, they found two male victims.One of


Couple arrested after Metairie McDonald's robbed at gunpoint, JPSO says

Jonas Williams, 37, was arrested on suspicion of armed robbery, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said in an update Tuesday.