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Man killed after Mother's Day second-line was caring father of 5: brother

May 13 began like any other Sunday for Herbert Foster III, whose brother and cousin said the 35-year-old father of five rarely misses a second-line. However,the day ended in tragedy,with Foster dead from multiple gunshot wounds and his family heartbroken.


Teen found not guilty of pizza delivery driver's murder

Shane Hughes, 19, was on trial for the 2014 armed robbery and shooting death of 35-year-old Richard Yeager. Prosecutors argued that Hughes and Rendell Brown, both 16 years old at the time, ambushed the delivery driver and killed him.


Man killed in New Orleans East shooting: NOPD

NOPD spokesman Aaron Looney said police were called to a shooting at 6:32 p.m. Responding officers found an unresponsive man, who had been shot more than once, lying in a grassy area. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


Algiers double shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured, police say

According to preliminary information from police, the double shooting was reported at 11:06 p.m. in the 2900 block of General DeGaulle Drive (map). Police said they found one man unresponsive on the neutral ground. He had been shot in the back, police said, and he was taken via EMS to a hospital, wh


Man found shot to death Wednesday in New Orleans East, police say

Advocate stock photoA man was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds Wednesday afternoon in the 6600 block of Warfield Street, New Orleans police said.Officers responding to reports of a shooting about 6:30 p.m. found an unresponsive male lying in a grassy area. It appeared the victim had been shot,


Man killed in Mother's Day shooting ID'd by coroner

Herbert Foster was gunned down Sunday evening near the intersection of Duplessis and Lafreniere streets, according toNew Orleans police. The shooting was reported at 5:19 p.m., police said, as crowds gathered in the area at the end of the second-line.


Man arrested after shooting two teens in New Orleans East, police say

According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened in the 8800 block of Gervais Street around 8:28 p.m. on April 27. Police say Morris McKnight and another teen fired shots in the area, striking two other teens. The two victims were sustained non-life threatening injuries.


Westwego man sentenced to life in prison for 2015 killing in Harvey

Judge Henry Sullivan of the 24th Judicial District Court in Gretna sentenced Simmons, 24, of Westwego, to life in prison for second-degree murder, 30 years for conspiracy to commit second-degree murder, and 50 years for two counts of attempted second-degree murder.


Man dies and 15-year-old injured in New Orleans Mother’s Day shooting

NEW ORLEANS --One man is dead and a 15-year-old girl is in the hospital Sunday, after several gunshots were fired in the St. Bernard area, just a block away from a Mother's Day second line.


Watch live: Coroner gives update after man dies in JPSO custody

Keeven Robinson, 21, died Thursday at a hospital after a vehicle pursuit and struggle with Jefferson Parish deputies.


Destrehan man charged in rapper’s murder - St. Charles Herald Guide

Jakorey Williams, 20, of 287 Meadows Drive, was arrested last Tuesday and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Anthony “TC” Cole of New Sarpy.


Keeven Robinson, man who died during JPSO arrest, was asphyxiated, is homicide victim, officials say

The deceased's SUV is seen at right as deputies investigate after a man died after a narcotics investigation resulted in a brief chase and arrest in Metairie,La. Thursday, May 10, 2018, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said. The man, identified by people close to his family as Keeven Robinson, f