| Dec 5, 2010
The New Orleans Police Department has narrowed their search to two remaining suspects after 18-year-old Russell Lopez turned himself in this afternoon to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office and booked with Second Degree Murder in connection with the...
| Dec 11, 2010
Members of the New Orleans Police Department's Fatality Unit are investigating a traffic accident that left dead a 28 year-old local male, whose name is being withheld pending notification of family members.
The accident occurred at approximately 11:15...
| Dec 18, 2010
Louisiana is removing about 121,000 inactive voters from voting rolls.
Secretary of State Tom Schedler said the legally mandated process will take place Sunday. Voters are placed on the inactive list when the secretary of state's office is unable to...
| Jul 5, 2010
Sighting: 12 mile wide streamers of oil located 20 miles south of Marsh Island Date: 4 Jul 10
Sighting: Sheen with tar balls located in northern end of Barataria Pass. Date: 5 Jul 10
Sighting: Sheen with tar balls...
| Apr 18, 2011
Sometimes it's the ones who love the city the most that fall victim to the New Orleans night.
Over the weekend it was Nicolas Cage, and the image provided by Orleans Parish Prison of a worn-out-looking A-lister with his eye closed isn't his headshot....
| Apr 29, 2011
| 5:18 PM
Another body has been found in Lake Ponchartrain, one day after another one was found by a fisherman. This latest discovery was Friday late afternoon, about a mile offshore in Lake Ponchartrain, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s...
| May 3, 2011
| 3:51 PM
The second body found in Lake Pontchartrain last week was identified on Tuesday as that of missing teen Aaronne Mitchell. Orleans Parish Coroner's Office spokesman John Gagliano said the cause of death was drowning.
On Saturday, the coroner identified...
| May 5, 2011
Funeral services have been set for the two teenagers found in Lake Pontchartrain last week.
Family members say services for both Aaronne Mitchell and Aaronne Russell will be held together. Visitation is set for Friday at 9am, followed by a 10am funeral....
| May 5, 2011
| 6:29 PM
Preparations are underway as the Mississippi River rises near Angola Prison. The water is expected to swell to historic high levels.
The prisoners are working hard filling up sand bags by the thousands. They are preparing for the Mississippi swelling...
| Dec 22, 2010
A suspect arrested by New Orleans police in connection with the killing of a Dillard University nursing student was previously tried for a 2006 quadruple murder.
Twenty-four-year-old Kevin Amison was booked into Orleans Parish Prison on Tuesday.
| Dec 22, 2010
Citing budget concerns, the Orleans Public Defenders office plans a general hiring freeze and cutbacks on legal representation for poor defendants in New Orleans traffic and municipal courts.
Orleans Parish Chief Public Defender Derwyn Bunton says in a...