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Orleans Parish

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Top Orleans Parish Articles

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  • Mother Talks About Deputy Arrest

    Mother Talks About Deputy Arrest
    A local mother is sounding off about the actions of an Orleans Parish Sheriff's Deputy that landed her in jail, and put students in danger. "She called me on the phone, she was so scared, this lady was scared out of her mind, said Joann Smith. "I'm...
  • Jury Awards Tourists $650k In Katrina Jail Suit

    Jury Awards Tourists $650k In Katrina Jail Suit
    A federal jury has awarded more than $650,000 to two Ohio tourists who were arrested for public drunkenness and jailed for more than a month in the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina. The jury concluded Thursday that Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin...
  • Women Addicted to Drugs Looking for More Help

    Women Addicted to Drugs Looking for More Help
    Hundreds, possibly thousands of women in New Orleans are drug addicts. When they're caught, many find themselves sentenced to Orleans Parish Drug Court. For some women, help is hard to find. Three years ago Mandy Hill didn't have a plan. "I was...
  • Real Estate Deals Still On Hold in Orleans Parish

    Real Estate Deals Still On Hold in Orleans Parish
    Realtors in Orleans Parish will have to wait a few more weeks before closing any deals, that's because the clerk of court is still working to retrieve mortgage information that was lost when two hard drives crashed. It's been four weeks since any real...
  • Sheriff's Thanksgiving Dinner For The Multitudes

    Sheriff's Thanksgiving Dinner For The Multitudes
    The biggest Thanksgiving bash in New Orleans was Sheriff Marlin Gusman's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Morial Convention Center. The tables were set for more than a thousand. They were serving it up for the multitudes: turkey and all the fixin's....
  • Boil Water Order Lifted Across East Bank Of New Orleans, Mayor Updates

    Boil Water Order Lifted Across East Bank Of New Orleans, Mayor Updates
    Mayor Landrieu, Public Health officials, and Sewerage & Water Board officials made an address to update citizens on the precautionary Boil Water Advisory issued for the East Bank of Orleans Parish. The precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been lifted...
  • UPDATE: Darell Tucker Wanted By Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office Apprehended in Slidell

    UPDATE: Darell Tucker Wanted By Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office Apprehended in Slidell
    The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office apprehended Darrell M. Tucker without incident this afternoon in Slidell, La.   Tucker was a community service inmate housed at the Mc Daniels Transitional Work Center, a minimum security facility. He was...
  • Driver Shot Dead When Bullets Fly Between 2 Algiers Schools

    Driver Shot Dead When Bullets Fly Between 2 Algiers Schools
    One man is dead and another is injured after someone shot into a moving car between the campuses of O. Perry Walker Charter School and Delgado Community College in Algiers. The New Orleans Police Department said the shooting took place around 8pm on...
  • Fourth Suspect Turns Himself in Reference to the Shooting Death of Earl Wheeler

    Fourth Suspect Turns Himself in Reference to the Shooting Death of Earl Wheeler
    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...
  • Man Killed In Fatal Crash On Interstate

    Man Killed In Fatal Crash On Interstate
    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...
  • New Orleans Resident Arrested for Theft of Vehicles Totaling $138,990

    New Orleans Resident Arrested for Theft of Vehicles Totaling $138,990
    Louisiana State Police Troopers assigned to the Insurance Fraud / Auto Theft Unit arrested a New Orleans resident, Dyrian Riculfy (age 32), on October 11, 2010 on charges of Theft of a Motor Vehicle (2 counts) and Filing False Public Documents (2 counts)....