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2nd suspect sought in Violet murder now in custody

Dwestley Rodriguez Ratcliff Jr. is now in custody, according to the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office.

  Suspects sought for theft of power tools valued over $15k

3 more arrests made in fatal Thibodaux shooting

Report: Charges upgraded in Metairie drag-racing fatality after positive drug test

Suspect sought for multiple car burglaries in Houma

Man shot, killed in St. Bernard Parish

Man shot while walking in Treme neighborhood

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3 arrested for multiple drug, firearm violations

5 arrested on multiple drug violations, NOPD says

Slidell man sentenced to 15 years for molesting two teen girls

5 men indicted in murders of 2 NOLA brothers, associate

Hearing delayed six weeks for coach accused of abusing boys

Jesuit president responds to sex abuse allegations in letter to school community

Suspect in Metairie SWAT roll surrenders

According to Public Information Officer Jason Rivarde, the SWAT roll is focused on a home in the 4600 block of Meadowdale.

NOPD searching for vehicle-of-interest in Algiers double shooting

The shooting happened Monday near the intersection of General Meyer Avenue and Flanders Street.

  5 witnesses called in Neveaux hearing

Neveaux is accused of killing JPSO deputy David Michel in the Summer of 2016.

State Police arrest machete-wielding shirtless man outside City Hall

The picture showed the man standing in Duncan Plaza across the street from the building’s Perdido Street entrance.

VIDEO: Man seen taking person’s cellphone from emergency room waiting area

Covington man arrested, accused of abusing 5-week-old son

NOPD investigating double shooting in Algiers

Hammond man arrested for 6th DWI, hit-and-run

Video from eye-witnesses show Wayde Sims shooting scene

Man shot to death in Hollygrove

  4 men plead guilty to attempted armed robbery of Lakeview Harbor restaurant

Four New Orleans men pleaded guilty Thursday in connection with an an armed robbery of the Lakeview Harbor restaurant in 2016 with nearly 30 customers inside.

JPSO searching for driver, car in connection with Walmart arson

JPSO is still seeking information on the vehicle, and the driver seen leaving the day of the incident.

22 arrested in undercover drug operation in Covington

In a press conference today, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith revealed that his Narcotics Task Force successfully conducted an undercover operation in the West 30s neighborhood of Covington that led to 22 arrests of men and women charged with drug related offenses.

NOPD searching for second suspect in Canal Street shooting

NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Derrion Robinson and identified her as a second suspect in a shooting incident that occurred in the 600 block of Canal Street on September 23, 2018.

Woman shot to death on Luna Street

When officers arrived they found an unresponsive black female lying in the grass suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Slidell Police searching for “brazen” daytime burglar

According to the police department, Christopher Vogel, 25, is wanted in connection to several daytime burglaries near the Rue Rochelle/ North Boulevard areas of Slidell.

NOPD investigating double shooting in Little Woods

According to NOPD the shooting happened at 12:39 a.m. at the intersection of Bullard Avenue and Hayne Blvd.

NOPD investigates Broadmoor shooting

The NOPD is investigating a shooting in the 3500 block of Delachaise Street.

NOPD: Man shot while attempting to stop shooter from entering home

The NOPD is investigating a shooting in the 2000 block of Rev. John Raphael Way.

Kenner man arrested for sexual battery, indecent behavior with juveniles

Thomas Mayeux, 69, of Kenner was charged with multiple counts of sexual battery and indecent behavior with juveniles involving a child.

3 men sought in Bourbon Street burglary, NOPD says

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a business burglary that happened in the Eighth District.

NOPD: Man walking in Behrman area shot after vehicles exchange gunfire

Around 9:40 p.m. New Orleans Police Department officials say two vehicles exchanged gunfire in the 3500 block of Vespasian Street.

Judge orders Westwego man accused of rape to stay away from victim

Westwego Police said the victim fought off John Patton in his home for hours on Friday, even biting him in the genitals in order to escape.

NOPD investigating after body found on South Claiborne

NOPD has classified the incident as an unclassified death.

Suspect sought in aggravated assault on St. Charles Avenue

According to the New Orleans Police Department, the suspect stole a case of beer from a business in April.

Fugitives injured in officer-involved shooting

According to NOPD, there are two victims. One person was shot, one did not suffer a gunshot wound.

NOPD officers arrested in separate incidents

Two New Orleans Police Department officers were arrested Sunday in different traffic-related incidents, according to a report by our partners NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune.

NOPD investigating homicide on Dryades street

The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on September 9, 2018 at the intersection of Second and Dryades streets.

Man accused of killing his daughter found incompetent to stand trial

Mark Hambrick says GOD told him to kill his 18 month old daughter. Judges rules he's incompetent to stand trial.

Masked man sought in NOE gas station robbery

Surveillance cameras captured the moment he walked into The Chevron near Crowder and the I-10 Service Road on Wednesday.

Bond set for suspects accused in French Quarter robbery with hammer

Investigators said the pair claimed to have a hammer and demanded money.

North Shore synagogue vandalized

According to Teri Gross, a spokesperson for the congregation, officials with the church said that The Mandeville Police Department and the FBI were contacted.

Man accused of trying to kidnap 12-year-old, sheriff says

The suspect then allegedly grabbed the child by the arm and attempted to leave with her, according to the report.

Six suspects accused in armored truck guard killing due in court

Last week federal prosecutors signaled that they would seek capital punishment for three of the people accused of killing Hector Trochez five years ago.

Victim in JP Correction Center fight dies, inmate’s charges upgraded

Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said deputies arrested 26-year-old Press Shorter after he and another inmate got into a fight.

JPSO investigating homicide in Avondale

According to JPSO Public Information Officer Jason Rivarde, around 10:22 Wednesday night deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of Senate Drive in reference to gunshots.

BRPD releases audio evidence involving man accused of shooting at police officer

The Baton Rouge Police Department has just released two videos from a controversial August 7 officer-involved shooting.

Metropolitan Crime Commission calls low bonds at Criminal District Court a dangerous trend

“I saw that the bonds do not reflect the serious nature of the offenses."

Man arrested in July quadruple shooting, NOPD says

NOPD said Bernard Murray, 23, was arrested last week on four counts of attempted second degree murder.

Thibodaux Police searching for identity theft suspect

Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue said on August 22nd a female driving a gray Hyundai Sedan fraudulently cashed several checks at a bank in the City of Thibodaux.

NOPD investigating homicide in Maryville-Fontainbleau neighborhood

According to NOPD the homicide happened in the 3000 block of Broadway Street.

Woman walking dog in New Orleans East shot, NOPD says

According to NOPD a female victim was outside walking her dog when she heard two unknown males arguing.

Hit-and-run accident leads to drug, handgun charges

Deputies recovered four handguns including one which was reported stolen Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Man injured in Metairie shooting

A man was injured in a shooting in Metairie early Friday morning according to an alert sent by Jefferson Parish officials around 1 a.m.

Man accused in fatal stabbing at McDonalds not competent for trial, judge says

According to a report by our partners NOLA.com The Times-Picayune Danny Jackson 57 is accused of stabbing two people inside the restaurant on Canal Street between Bourbon and Royal.

Man indicted for multiple rapes, sex crimes, kidnapping

Jordan Wilson 23 was charged with first-degree rape attempted first-degree rape second-degree rape aggravated kidnapping first-degree robbery and misdemeanor sexual battery in the six-count indictment handed up by an Orleans Parish grand jury according to the report.

Suspect arrested after damaging historic Downtown Thibodaux sign

Frost denied the allegation, and was issued a misdemeanor summons for simple criminal damage to property.

Man convicted of manslaughter in killing of guest at Uptown home

A New Orleans jury deliberated nearly four hours before finding Richard Donovan, 60, guilty of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Bernell Collins Sr. Donovan, a triple felony offender, faces a prison term of 20 to 80 years when Criminal District Judge Darryl Derbigny imposes sentence.

Suspect who sent threats to teacher at Pontchatoula school in custody, text messages released

Access to Martha Vineyard Elementary School is currently being restricted after a man made a threat to an employee.

Man arrives to hospital with gunshot wounds to his legs, NOPD says

According to NOPD, the shooting happened in the 8600 block of South Claiborne Avenue.

Criminal Court Judge Derbigny reduces bond for alleged drug-dealing gang members

“This is not just some street-level individual drug dealers. This is an association. This is a gang, and their enterprise is selling drugs.”

Person-of-interest sought in shooting on Tennessee Street

NOPD wants to speak with Willie “Six” Andrews, who is a person of interest in the investigation of a shooting which occurred on August 5, 2018 in the 1800 block of Tennessee Street and is also wanted on a related charge to the incident.

NOPD investigating homicide in Seventh Ward

The shooting happened at the intersection of St. Bernard Avenue and North Broad Street. NOPD said officers found a 42-year-old male victim dead.

Suspect accused of witness intimidation released on a $200 bond

Suspect Gino McDowell is released on a $200 bond for witness intimidation.

Man shot in chest in Central City

The shooting was reported at 8:20 p.m. Monday night near the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd and South Liberty Street.

69 percent of suspects arrested in roundup are back on the street

We take a deeper look into how dozens of drug suspects got out of jail within a week and half of their arrests.

Drug suspects arrested in roundup back on the street

of the 72 people arrested in drug bust, 50 of them are back on the street.

CrimeTracker Investigation: Thousands of burglaries in New Orleans

Chilling surveillance video shows burglars on Bancroft Dr. in Lakeview. Neighbors say the gunmen didn't just hit this car. In fact, they say these types of crimes have been happening regularly for the past two years.

Feds encounter Latin gang members in N.O. area: A Crimetracker Investigation

Federal authorities said they are encountering higher level "Latin" gang members in the area.

FOX 8 CrimeTracker: Criminal history of suspect in shootout

Darryl Johnson, one of the two suspects in this week's shootout  with members of the West Bank Major Crimes Task Force, has been in and out of the criminal justice system for years.

CrimeTracker: 11 alleged members of 'young melph mafia' indicted, 2 at large

The feds say all 11 defendants grew up in the Melpomene Housing Development and engaged in high-level drug dealing over the course of several years.

First responders administer more Narcan to save lives in New Orleans

Tens of thousands of lives were lost last year across the U.S. to an opioid overdose.

CrimeTracker Investigation: DA says juvenile crime is 'surging'

"It is apparent from all objective standards, juvenile crime is surging in the City of New Orleans," said District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro.

CrimeTracker Investigation: Auto burglaries in Jefferson Parish

In 2016, deputies say they investigated 2,271 auto burglaries compared to 1,904 cases in 2017. While the numbers may seem high, Sheriff Lopinto says he isn't at all surprised by the amount of auto burglaries in Jefferson Parish.

Sheriff: Man who intentionally hit bicyclist in custody

The St. Bernard Sheriff's Office is investigating the fatal hit-and-run of a bicyclist that investigators say was intentional.

Police seek Capitol One robbery suspects who targeted S. Claiborne branch

The FBI New Orleans Division and the New Orleans Police Department are requesting the public's help in identifying two people who robbed the Capital One Bank in the 2700 block of S. Claiborne Ave.

State Police searching for suspect involved in fatal hit-and-run

This evening, at approximately 8:25 pm, Louisiana State Police Troop B was notified of a fatal hit and run crash involving a pedestrian on US 61 south at North Elm Street.

Veterinarian accused of killing neighbor's dog due in court

A former River Ridge Veterinarian accused of shooting and killing her neighbor's dog is expected to appear in court Monday for a pre-trial hearing.