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Top Orleans Parish Articles

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  • Actor Nicolas Cage Arrested In The French Quarter

    Actor Nicolas Cage Arrested In The French Quarter
    Oscar winning actor Nicolas Cage spent the night behind bars at Orleans Parish Prison. WGNO News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has the story. By the looks of his latest mug shot it's been a long night for actor Nicolas Cage. The 47-year-old bonded out of...
  • Witnesses Recap Nic Cage's Weekend From Hell

    Witnesses Recap Nic Cage's Weekend From Hell
    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....
  • Second Body Found In Lake Pontchartrain

    Second Body Found In Lake Pontchartrain
      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...
  • Second Body Found In Lake Identified As Missing Brother

    Second Body Found In Lake Identified As Missing Brother
    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...
  • Funeral Plans Set For Teenage Brothers Found In Lake Pontchartrain

    Funeral Plans Set For Teenage Brothers Found In Lake Pontchartrain
    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....
  • 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...
  • 9th Ward Fire Victims Identified

    9th Ward Fire Victims Identified
    According to the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office, four of the eight people killed in the 9th Ward building Tuesday morning have been identified. Jonathan Guerrero, 20, from Texas; Melissa Martinez, 17, from Scotts Valley, Calif.; Jeffrey Geerts, 22, from...
  • Pedestrian Killed In Crash

    Pedestrian Killed In Crash
    Members of the New Orleans Police Department are investigating a traffic accident that resulted in the death of a 45-year-old male, whose name is being withheld pending notification of family members. The incident occurred shortly after 11:00 A.M.,...
  • Cedric Richmond To Be Sworn Into Congress This Week

    Cedric Richmond To Be Sworn Into Congress This Week
    It's time for the freshman to get to work. The start to 2011 means New Orleans politician Cedric Richmond will be a congressman now. Young Congressman-elect Cedric Richmond is getting ready to assume his new role in the House of Representatives, when the...