Alleged gang member surrenders to NOPD - FOX 8, WVUE, fox8live.com, weather, app, news, saints

Alleged gang member surrenders to NOPD

New Orleans, La. - A person wanted in connection with a crackdown on alleged gang activity did not wait for NOPD officers to find him.

Tyrone Brooks decided to turn himself in, following an August 15 indictment.

He and seven other suspected members of a local gang called the Taliban face murder, conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder, and public intimidation charges.

The seven other people named in the indictment were taken into custody before Brooks.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • One man killed in Seventh Ward shooting

    One man killed in Seventh Ward shooting

    (Source: Associated Press)(Source: Associated Press)

    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead in the Seventh Ward Saturday night. 

    more>>

    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead in the Seventh Ward Saturday night. 

    more>>
  • Saints QB Taysom Hill making strides this offseason

    Saints QB Taysom Hill making strides this offseason

    Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense ( (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense ( (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense ( (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Taysom Hill is growing within Saints offense ( (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
    His name has been brought up a lot since he joined the Saints after preseason last year. But the truth is quarterback Taysom Hill is a bit of a mystery. Head coach Sean Payton raved about him. Payton even reportedly told Fox Sports analyst Troy Aikman that he could be the guy that eventually replaces Drew Brees. But the only time anyone saw him on the field was when he was running down punts and kickoffs on special teams... This week things were back to normal,at least for a quarte...more>>
    His name has been brought up a lot since he joined the Saints after preseason last year. But the truth is quarterback Taysom Hill is a bit of a mystery. Head coach Sean Payton raved about him. Payton even reportedly told Fox Sports analyst Troy Aikman that he could be the guy that eventually replaces Drew Brees. But the only time anyone saw him on the field was when he was running down punts and kickoffs on special teams... This week things were back to normal,at least for a quarte...more>>
  • NOPD officer who rescued flood victim honored with offer of swim lessons

    NOPD officer who rescued flood victim honored with offer of swim lessons

    Officer Brian Frank (FOX 8 Photo)Officer Brian Frank (FOX 8 Photo)

    The New Orleans City Council on Thursday honored a New Orleans police officer for bravery during flooding May 18. Video of Officer Brian Frank's role in rescuing a woman has gone viral.

    more>>

    The New Orleans City Council on Thursday honored a New Orleans police officer for bravery during flooding May 18. Video of Officer Brian Frank's role in rescuing a woman has gone viral.

    more>>
Powered by Frankly