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Orleans Parish

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  • Angola Prison Prepares As Mississippi River Rises

    Angola Prison Prepares As Mississippi River Rises
    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...
  • Suspect In Student's Death Was Tried Before

    Suspect In Student's Death Was Tried Before
    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. The...
  • Budget Worries At Orleans Public Defender Office

    Budget Worries At Orleans Public Defender Office
    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...
  • New Orleans Crime Coalition Announces 2nd Annual Survey Results of Citizen Perception of NOPD

    New Orleans Crime Coalition Announces 2nd Annual Survey Results of Citizen Perception of NOPD
    The New Orleans Crime Coalition (NOCC) announces the results (posted on www.crimecoalitionnola.org) of its second annual survey measuring public perception of the New Orleans Police Department's performance in ensuring the safety of its citizenry. NOCC...
  • Tulane Rapist Sentenced To Forty-five Years In Prison And Will Be Deported Upon Completing His Sentence

    Tulane Rapist Sentenced To Forty-five Years In Prison And Will Be Deported Upon Completing His Sentence
    District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office obtained the conviction of Victor Ivan Perez Gonzalez, 32. On Monday, the defendant pled guilty to two counts of forcible rape and one count of Second-Degree Kidnapping. Criminal District Court Judge Camille...
  • $134,000 Fraudulent Insurance Claim Leads to Arrest

    $134,000 Fraudulent Insurance Claim Leads to Arrest
    Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Insurance Fraud / Auto Theft Unit was contacted by Travelers Insurance in reference to a possible fraudulent insurance claim totaling $134,000. The investigation revealed that Judith Hubbard (W/F, age 46)...
  • District Attorney's Office Obtains Conviction In Decade Old Homicide

    District Attorney's Office Obtains Conviction In Decade Old Homicide
    The Orleans Parish District Attorney's office obtained the conviction of Rudy Francis, 56, late Thursday night. Following a three-day trial, the jury found the defendant guilty of manslaughter for killing Larry Lawrence in 2000. The verdict ends one of...
  • Judge Rules No Rights Violation In Katrina Bridge Blockade

    Judge Rules No Rights Violation In Katrina Bridge Blockade
    A judge has ruled in favor of the police in the last of four federal lawsuits alleging law enforcement officials in Jefferson Parish violated some people's constitutional rights by blocking them from crossing a bridge in the aftermath of Hurricane...
  • New Orleans Sex Offender Identified As Kenner's Robbery Police Impersonator

    New Orleans Sex Offender Identified As Kenner's Robbery Police Impersonator
    The Kenner Police Department has identified a man arrested Sunday in New Orleans as the person responsible for three robberies involving a man stopping victims claiming to be a police officer within the City of Kenner, and then robbing them. On Monday,...
  • Group To Study Orleans Parish Prison Size

    Group To Study Orleans Parish Prison Size
    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has signed an executive order establishing a committee that will advise him on possible plans for a new prison complex in the city. The new "Criminal Justice Working Group" is to examine information on the size and...
  • Local Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison

    Local Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison
    DANQUELL MILLER, a/k/a "Queezy", age 28, also a resident of New Orleans, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt to serve twenty (25) years (300 months) in federal prison, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten....