| Apr 21, 2010
As the result of an Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office investigation, Joel D. Johnson, 24, was arrested April 20 of charges including possession with intent to distribute marijuana, malfeasance in office and introduction of contraband into a penal...
| Apr 21, 2010
The U.S. Marshals' Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force in New Orleans arrested Darrel Tillis today without incident in the 1900 block of Arts Street in New Orleans.
Tillis was wanted by the Jackson Police Department, Jackson, MS for the murder of 28-...
| May 10, 2010
Mayor Mitch Landrieu has signed a Declaration of Emergency for Orleans Parish in response to the ongoing uncontrolled oil flow disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
"We have been very forward-leaning in our response to this national disaster from day one. I am...
| May 27, 2010
Entergy New Orleans, Inc. today filed the results of its Formula Rate Plan that will result in good news for its electric customers again. For the second time in as many years, the company is asking the New Orleans City Council for permission to reduce...
| May 27, 2010
Investigators with the Louisiana Attorney General's Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit have made their 350th fugitive arrest with the arrest of 25-year-old Wayne Carl Thomas of New Orleans.
Thomas was arrested yesterday in New Orleans and booked into...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:59 PM
NEW ORLEANS, La. (KTLA) -- Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage who went on a bizarre tear in New Orleans' French Quarter that ended with his arrest on several charges, including domestic abuse battery, won't face criminal charges.
The Orleans Parish...
| Jun 17, 2010
An Orleans Parish jury has deadlocked on whether to convict a 22-year-old man of second-degree murder, leading to a mistrial.
The Times-Picayune reports that Michael Treaudo admitted driving 24-year-old Arthur Lee Brown to the place where Brown's body...
| Mar 22, 2010
The Supreme Court will consider a New Orleans prosecutors' appeal of a $14 million judgment to a former death row inmate who accused them of withholding evidence to help convict him of murder.
The court said Monday it will get involved in a case that...
| Jun 18, 2010
An Orleans Parish prosecutor has been jailed for contempt after he refused to submit a written response to defense motions in a high-profile capital murder case.
State District Judge Lynda Van Davis on Friday ordered John Alford, an assistant district...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 6:49 PM
This isn't her first time in jail... and it definitely isn't her last. Bobbi Ann Finley, the woman accused of scamming soldiers from all corners of the country, is now in an Alabama jail.
Finley had just been released from a New Orleans Parish jail. She'...
| Mar 21, 2011
Michael Anderson was back in court Monday, this time in criminal court to finish out a plea bargain. It's a deal that saved him from the death penalty.
Anderson's future is becoming more clear now that he pleaded guilty to multiple federal charges...