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Coroner IDs two men killed in Desire area shooting

The Orleans Parish Coroner identified the two men killed ina Desire area shootingWednesday morning (May 23) as 23-year-old Lionel Clark and 25-year-old Randy Green.Police were called to a shooting about 7:05 a.m. to the 3400 block of Ursula Spencer Way (map), where officers found Clark and Green ins


His playing wasn't just hot; this New Orleans drummer was smokin'

The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing300 for 300project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans New Orleans, featuring original artwork commissioned by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune withWhere Y'Art gallery. Today: musician


2nd man arrested in string of robberies at New Orleans restaurants

Tyrone Scott, 24, was arrested Monday (May 22, 2018), more than a month after his alleged accomplice, 19-year-old Ernest Thomas, was shot by a customer during an April 19, 2018 robbery at a Waffle House on Elysian Fields Avenue, Orleans Parish jail and court records show.(Orleans Parish Sheriff's Of


NOPD asking for the public's help finding runaway 16-year-old girl

Chassity Sutton, 16, ran away from a residence in the Seventh District and she is described by the NOPD as "five feet four inches tall" and weighing around 110 pounds.


Touchdown Club New Orleans Celebrates Saints at Super Boil 2018

HARAHAN, La. --Pounds and pounds of mudbugs all to honor the New Orleans Saints and the city's big win. The Superdome will host Super Bowl 2024."It's about time we get it back down here. We do better than most people with the Super Bowl," says Touchdown Club member Clifford Adams.New Orleans has hos


NOPD: Two men found shot to death inside car

NEW ORLEANS – Police say two people are dead after a double shooting in the Desire development neighborhood Wednesday morning.According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened in the 3400 block of Ursula Spencer Way. Officers arriving at the scene found two men with gunshot wound


No, Beyonce didn’t buy this church in New Orleans

On Sunday morning entertainment news websiteTMZ reported—without a source—that Beyonce Knowles-Carter bought a 100-year-old church at 2930 Camp Street in New Orleans’sGarden District. But based on the records, that purchase is, at best, indirectly linked to Beyonce.


Alleged serial bank robber from New Orleans captured in Monroe

Madison is suspected of an April 14 armed robbery at a Walmart Money Center in Hammond, as well as two armed robberies in Waveland and Picayune, Mississippi.


New Orleans deputy police monitor leaving post in 'huge loss' for watchdog agency

Ursula Price, the No. 2 at the monitor’s office, is leaving her post to head up the New Orleans Center for Workers and Racial Justice, Hutson recently announced. Price joined the monitor’s office in 2010 and became deputy director in 2014.


City of New Orleans to host evacuation drill Wednesday ahead of hurricane season

According to a news release from the city of New Orleans, at 8 a.m., volunteers will role-play as evacuees from the evacuation pickup point (evacuspot) at the Central City Senior Center (2222 Simon Bolivar St.), on to Union Passenger Terminal downtown, and then to Louis Armstrong International Airpo


New Orleans woman busted in drug drop at Jefferson Parish jail, authorities say

Dequan Williams, 24, was booked Tuesday (May 22) with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, drug possession with the intent to distribute, use of a firearm in connection with drug activity, having contraband at the correctional center and being a fugitive from another jurisdiction,


NOPD seeks suspect in February murder of Alabama man

Policepreviously released the same photos, calling the man a "person of interest," but on Wednesday said he is the suspected killer. In April,police also located and interviewed a different "person of interest,"but ultimately did not suspect involvement.


Woman, 49, last seen Sunday after leaving Harrah's Casino, NOPD says

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New Orleans Police searching for ‘persons of interest’ in connection to double shooting in the French Quarter

The pictured subjects are persons of interest in an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred Saturday, May 19, 2018, around 2:12 a.m. in the 800 block of Toulouse Street.


Report: Malfeasance charge quashed against jail guard on duty during teen's suicide

A judge quashed the charge against a New Orleans jail guard who was accused of leaving her post on the night a 15-year-old inmate committed suicide,The New Orleans Advocate reports.The charge of malfeasance against Keriana Alexcee was tossed by Criminal District Court Judge Camille Buras Wednesday.


Super Bowls in New Orleans: What a difference nearly half a century makes

Then a teenager, he tagged along with his dad, longtime Saints announcer Jerry Romig, as he manned the Tulane Stadium mic to call Super Bowl IV. It was the first time the Big Easy hosted the big game, and things were much different back then.


New Orleans man stalked, beat and raped ex-girlfriend: JPSO

Ryan Douglas, 31, of Algiers, was booked Monday (May 21) with first-degree rape, stalking, obscene talking by telephone and resisting an officer, according toJefferson Parish Sheriff's Officearrest reports.


New Orleans police: Two men fatally shot within vehicle in Desire area Wednesday morning

The Advocate file photoNew Orleans police were investigating after two men were found dead with gunshot wounds withing a vehicle in the Desire area early Wednesday morning.The shooting was first reported about 7:36 a.m. in the 3400 block of Ursula Spencer Way.The two men were pronounced dead on scen


2 men killed in Desire area shooting, New Orleans police say

Two people were killed Wednesday morning (May 23) in the Desire area, New Orleans police said. Authorities reported the double homicide at 7:30 a.m. in the 3400 block of Ursula Spencer Way. (File image, Ted Jackson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)


Gretna man arrested for 2015 double murder in LaPlace - L'Observateur

LAPLACE — Djuan Mackey, 26, of Gretna was arrested today (Wednesday) in connection with a double homicide from October 2015 in LaPlace that resulted in the deaths of Travis Gregoire and Sierra Gregoire.