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Orleans

Visiting lawyer badly beaten in CBD attack

Visiting lawyer badly beaten in CBD attackBill Callaham wanted to take in some of the city's great music, but he never made it back to his hotel.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Orleans

Police: Man broke into home, raped 7-year-old

Police: Man broke into home, raped 7-year-oldPolice are looking for a 23-year-old man they say sexually assaulted a young girl in a home on Franklin Avenue in October.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Orleans

NOPD looking for Uptown carjackers

NOPD looking for Uptown carjackersThe suspects dragged the victim out of her car, stole her cell phone, and drove off in her car.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
News

Colorado sued by neighbors over legal marijuana

Colorado sued by neighbors over legal marijuanaThe attorneys general of Nebraska and Oklahoma sued Colorado in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, arguing state-legalized marijuana from Colorado is improperly spilling across state lines.
  • News
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
News

Links on 4: News links

Links on 4: News linksNews Links
  • News
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Crime

Year later, armored truck driver's murder still unsolved

Year later, armored truck driver's murder still unsolvedAny other day Cheryl Edmonston would be at work, not putting away groceries. But this isn't a normal day, and she's just trying to go through the motions of normal life.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Politics

Republicans pledge conservative push in 2015

Republicans pledge conservative push in 2015Come January, Republicans run Congress with majorities in both the House and Senate.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Northshore

Washington Parish reservoir project advancing

Washington Parish reservoir project advancingFor almost 10 years, plans to build a 3,200 acre reservoir in the middle of Washington Parish have stayed on paper.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Orleans

Deadline for BP settlement claims announced

Deadline for BP settlement claims announcedGulf Coast residents and businesses who lost money because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill now have until this summer to qualify for BP's multi-billion dollar settlement.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days ago
Crime

F.Q. residents concerned after brazen armed robbery

F.Q. residents concerned after brazen armed robberyAfter demanding the victim's property, one of the gunmen reportedly yelled "go get them." At that point several of the suspects approached two other men walking nearby.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Mike Perlstein

No bond for co-defendant in Sharper case

No bond for co-defendant in Sharper caseA judge refused to grant bond Thursday for a former St. Bernard Parish deputy indicted in a rape case involving former Saints safety Darren Sharper.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
David Hammer

Council committee grills NOPD on rape cases

Council committee grills NOPD on rape casesThe backlog of rape kits that New Orleans Police Commander Paul Noel worked so hard to clear back in 2010 is growing yet again, Noel told the City Council's Criminal Justice Committee on Thursday.
  • David Hammer
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Orleans

Two men busted with stolen Blue Dogs paintings

Two men busted with stolen Blue Dogs paintingsDuring the Holiday Season, smart shoppers are always looking for a good deal. But, when it comes to high-priced art, some deals are too good to be true.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Health

11-year-old cancer patient honored by Sean Payton dies

11-year-old cancer patient honored by Sean Payton diesThe 11-year-old cancer patient from Rayne who head coach Sean Payton honored on Monday Night Football has died.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
News

Man fakes heart attack to steal Barbie car from Walmart

Man fakes heart attack to steal Barbie car from WalmartTwo men were arrested after they used a medical diversion to steal from a Walmart in Central Florida.
  • News
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Tulane

Tulane freshman earns national recognition

Tulane freshman earns national recognitionFormer West Jeff standout named Freshman All-American by USA TODAY and other publications
  • Tulane
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Jazz Fest founder George Wein to receive special Grammy award

Jazz Fest founder George Wein to receive special Grammy awardJazz Fest founder George Wein to receive special Grammy award
  • Local
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Local

USPS expects to deliver over 400 million holiday packages

USPS expects to deliver over 400 million holiday packagesYou can expect to see postal workers out in full force for the this week as they prepare for this very busy delivery day.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Orleans

Police: Group attacks men walking in French Quarter

Police: Group attacks men walking in French QuarterPolice say a gang of eight people attacked three others in the French Quarter Wednesday night, stabbing one man and sending him to the hospital while robbing the others.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Northshore

Washington Parish task force busts father-son meth lab

Washington Parish task force busts father-son meth lab"Fathers and sons should be hunting, fishing, or playing ball together, not involved in the manufacture, sale, and use of illegal drugs."
  • Northshore
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Orleans

Suspects sought in armed robbery in downtown parking lot

Suspects sought in armed robbery in downtown parking lotThree people standing in a downtown parking lot were robbed by an armed man and at least one accomplice, according to police.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Crime

State Police looking for Thanksgiving hit-and-run driver

State Police looking for Thanksgiving hit-and-run driverThe vehicle involved was caught on surveillance video.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Jindal defends January prayer rally at LSU

Jindal defends January prayer rally at LSUGov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday defended his role as headline speaker at a prayer rally on Louisiana State University's campus next month that has drawn the ire of protesters.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Orleans

Local Cubans excited for easing of diplomatic relations

Local Cubans excited for easing of diplomatic relationsThe United States and Cuba announced changes in policies Wednesday that will open talks between the two governments for the first time in more than 50 years.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
David Hammer

D.A. loses cops who kept rape cases afloat

D.A. loses cops who kept rape cases afloatOnly a month after a scathing inspector general's report forced the New Orleans Police Department to reinvestigate hundreds of bungled rape cases, the department has decided to reassign most of the officers who once kept some of those cases afloat at the Orleans...
  • David Hammer
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Mike Perlstein

Court date set for co-defendant in Sharper rape case

Court date set for co-defendant in Sharper rape caseAn initial court date has been set for Monday for Erik Nunez, one of two co-defendants in the rape case against former Saints player Darren Sharper.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Northshore

Slidell police officer injured in fatal crash

Slidell police officer injured in fatal crashPolice are investigating a crash in Slidell that left one man dead and a Slidell police officer hospitalized.
  • Northshore
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago