| 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...
| 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-...
| Apr 17, 2010
Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman today announced the death of inmate Michael Hitzman, W/M, 11/3/78, from an apparent suicide.
Hitzman, who had several prior arrests, was surrendered on Friday at 4:53 P.M. on a Criminal Court Capias for...
| Apr 14, 2010
The criminal justice system is failing victims of domestic abuse. That's what the Orleans Parish District Attorney is saying after a string of high profile cases, in which the accused abusers were found not guilty.
In a surveillance video obtained by ABC...
| Apr 10, 2010
The death of 39-year-old Brian Harris of 7700 block of Allison Road who was fatally shot by a Seventh District New Orleans Police Officer around 10 p.m. Friday evening is being investigated by the NOPD.
According to investigators, Mr. Harris' wife...
| Apr 9, 2010
The U.S. government and Gulf Coast states have consistently violated the human rights of hurricane victims since Hurricane Katrina killed about 1,800 people and caused widespread devastation after striking in August 2005, Amnesty International said...
| Nov 3, 2010
The coroner's investigator says the man whose decomposing body was found tangled in a cable beneath a warehouse skylight died after a 30-foot fall as he tried to break into the building.
John Gagliano of the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office told The Times...
| Nov 3, 2010
His main opponent was a Democrat named Charlie Melancon but Republican Sen. David Vitter campaigned just as strongly against President Barack Obama.
And, as it did for Republicans around the nation who gained control of the House and bolstered their...
| Nov 4, 2010
Hundreds of sex crime cases - backlogged. Tonight, the Orleans Parish district attorney and police chief are refocusing their efforts on them, to arrest and remove violent offenders.
36-year old Jimmy Spratt - now behind bars accused of raping three...
| Nov 15, 2010
A 22-year-old man is out of Orleans Parish Prison tonight after being held 97 days past his release date. Now many are wondering why? ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has the story.
"Release Antonio now! Release Antonio now!"
After marching to Orleans...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 2:44 PM
An Agliers man now stands accused of murder for the shooting death of a three-year-old boy. But 22-year-old Tyrone A. Brown didn't pull the trigger.
The case started Tuesday morning at 4521 Copernicus Street. New Orleans police got the call of a child...