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Man accused in I-10 shooting had murder warrant from 2015, but apparently wasn't booked

Nas Jackson, 19, is suspected in a 2015 homicide as well as an Aug. 2018 shooting of three people on Interstate 10, New Orleans Police said. (NOPD)

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-16 19:22:00

New Orleans man indicted, accused of raping 7-year-old

David Lewis, 40, was arrested May 1 after the now 10-year-old disclosed the alleged abuse to her mother, according to District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office. The indictment alleges the rape occurred sometime between Jan. 1 and April 30, 2015 in the bedroom of a home on Lasalle Street.

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-16 14:31:00

4 indicted in New Orleans East armed robbery, kidnapping

Christopher Jacobs, 18; Payton Jacobs, 19; Joshua London, 19; and Chante Simmons, 20; were charged with one count each of aggravated kidnapping and armed robbery with a firearm.

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-16 14:27:00

Jefferson Parish faces 12 natural hazards; how many can you identify?

Floods,hurricanesandcoastal erosionare but three of the natural hazards threateningJefferson Parish. There are actually 12, and the local government has produced a plan for mitigating every one of them.

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-16 06:15:00

Added police presence sent to New Orleans high school after bomb threat, cash demand

Police said a threat was made to a school in the 5300 block of St. Charles Avenue, the general area of De La Salle High School. An email was sent "threatening students and teachers" if financial demands weren't met by Thursday, police said.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-08-16 16:46:00

Power outages hit New Orleans as heavy rain moves through

Entergy New Orleans said more than 18,000 customers are without power in Orleans Parish. The affected areas are the Marigny, the Bywater and a large portion of New Orleans East.

WDSU - 2018-08-16 15:38:00

Don't miss these events in the New Orleans area (Aug. 17-23)

FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Weekly after-hours parties at the museum feature lectures, music performances, film screenings and more. Free with museum admission.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-08-16 18:30:00

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, dead at 76

Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn.The cause was advanced pancreatic cancer.Check back for more details on this developing st

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-16 08:59:00

NOPD: Suspect arrested in recent I-10 shooting that left boy wounded, 2015 homicide

Investigators with the New Orleans Police Department said Jackson was identified as the gunman in a homicide that was reported Oct. 12, 2015, in 1300 block of Annette Street.

WDSU - 2018-08-15 21:05:00

A man stole a wallet, then was beaten to death on Claiborne Avenue, police say

When a man stole his wallet outside an Uptown gasoline station last Friday morning (Aug. 10), Simon Morris chased the robber and allegedly beat him to death, according toNew Orleans police.

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-16 11:07:00

NOPD escorts fallen officer's daughter on her first day of school

Maisie is the daughter of fallen 7th District Officer Marcus McNeil, who was shot to death in New Orleans East on Oct. 18, 2017. He was affectionately known in the department as "Milk Dud."

WWL-TV - 2018-08-15 16:35:49

Can Warren Easton's Lance LeGendre be the next great New Orleans metro QB?

The steel door entering the Warren Easton weight room is the final barrier between the outside world and a brotherhood that will last a lifetime. A mound of dumbbells are stacked to the right, bench and squat racks line both sides, an agility ladder is stationed in the middle and motivational phrase

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-16 07:00:00

New Orleans S&WB ready to begin cutting off water service for overdue bills, officials say

Buy NowAdvocate photo by Matthew Hinton -- The Sewerage & Water Board's Carrollton plant.The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board is taking the final steps to notify about 50 customers that they could be among the first customers in almost a year to have their water shut off for failing to pay their b

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-08-15 15:16:00

Man shot in the head in New Orleans CBD, incident involves car crash as well

Eighth District Commander Nicholas Gernon said the vehicle crashed and three other occupants of the vehicle fled after the man was shot. Officers, responding to the car crash, found the victim shot in the head. He was transported to the hospital and said to be in grave condition.


72-year-old New Orleans woman arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Metairie

The woman, identified as Elva Lafaye, was arrested Tuesday after the crash that claimed the life of 25-year-old Gordon Poydras last Wednesday, according to the Louisiana State Police.


Gretna Fest to feature Foreigner, Village People, Tone Loc & Sister Sledge

The September festival, held along the riverfront in Gretna, kicks off Friday, Sept. 28 with a disco and R&B night featuring The Village People and Sister Sledge, plus Tone Loc and Color Me Badd.

WWL-TV - 2018-08-15 23:21:15

NOPD searches for man accused of cutting, threatening to kill woman in New Orleans East

New Orleans policeare searching for 40-year-old Ravanell Williams, who is suspected of cutting, punching and threatening to kill a woman in the Plum Orchard neighborhood of New Orleans East on Saturday (August 14).


Holy Cross murder suspect arrested in Slidell home, NOPD says

On Aug. 2nd, officers responded to a call about an aggravated battery by shooting. When the officers arrived, they said they found a man with a gunshot wound in the head. Gibson, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-08-15 17:33:00

Man arrested in fatal shooting of 27-year-old outside his Holy Cross area home: NOPD

New Orleans police arrested Toi Desilva, 24, in connection with the homicide of Dawan Gibson, 27, who wasfound on the porch of his Holy Cross area home with a gunshot wound to the head on Aug. 2.

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-15 12:58:00

Making the best of their worst season, New Orleans restaurants bring deals, memorable meals

No, this is not a tale of two cities. It’s the story of one hot city, our own, going through its all-too-predictable slow summer season, when visitors are harder to find and even the normally voracious locals need some buttering up to dine out.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-08-15 12:00:00