Crime

  1 officer killed, 1 shot in head during Mandeville traffic stop; 2 in custody

One Mandeville police officer was shot to death and another one was injured near Hwy. 190 and Hwy. 22 on Friday afternoon (Sept. 20).

NOPD: Man shot during armed robbery in Hollygrove

VIDEO: Man smashes through vehicle window, burglarizes car

DA indicts woman for murder in New Orleans East

Prosecutors create sex and labor trafficking unit in New Orleans

NOPD: Liberty Bank branch robbed by suspect posing as service worker

Thibodaux man arrested with a half pound of cocaine

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NOPD searching for two suspects involved in Seventh Ward armed robbery

NOPD: Suspects steal six canisters of money from Gentilly ATM

Man injured after shooting in Leonidas neighborhood

  Woman survives being thrown out of moving car by abusive ex, now telling her story for other victims

  New Orleans juvenile jail renamed ahead of reforms

  St. John Sheriff defends deputy seen on video carrying a high school student out of cafeteria

East Feliciana Sheriff’s Office says dog was dead before being dragged by rented vehicle; no charges filed

The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office says an investigation into video of a dog reportedly being dragged by a vehicle Sunday afternoon revealed the dog was dead before the dragging occurred. As such, a charge of animal cruelty will not be filed against the driver at this time.

Video appears to show moment EBRSO deputy fatally shot man near Jefferson highway

A fatal deputy-involved shooting investigation is underway on Highland Club Avenue near Jefferson Highway Saturday, Sept. 14.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Porch pirate steals package from Dumaine Street home

A male was caught on surveillance camera stealing a package from a Dumaine Street home

  Video shows alleged shoplifting at Mall of Louisiana; investigation underway

An investigation is underway after a woman was seen draping pairs of jeans over her arms and walking out of a retail store.

  'Bizarre’ videos show masked man lurking around Uptown homes

NOPD: Woman shot in New Orleans East

Massive 12-foot alligator seized in Louisiana, two men cited for hunting violations

Federal law enforcement agent arrested for defamation

Man facing murder charge in Thibodaux fatal shooting

NOPD: Pizza delivery driver robbed during delivery

Woman accused of striking officer in the face with high heel during fight

An arrest document states Shannon Bouya, 26, faces multiple charges after striking an officer in the face, throwing closed fist punches, and kicking officers during an altercation Saturday, Sept. 14.

Man injured in shooting near SUNO student housing

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting near Southern University of New Orleans.

NOPD: 1 man shot in Algiers

One man is injured during a shooting in Algiers, according to New Orleans Police.

Unhappy Meal? Woman booked after McDonald’s mayhem

A drive-thru dispute led to a woman’s Friday the 13th tirade inside a McDonald’s near Baton Rouge that included her ripping photos from the walls, deputies said.

1 arrested, 1 wanted in crime spree that ends in St. Tammany Parish

St. Tammany Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested one man and are searching for another person in an alleged crime spree that started in New Orleans.

Man found shot to death in New Orleans East

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in New Orleans East overnight.

Arrest made after PhD student at LSU shot and killed at gas station he worked

An arrest has been made after a PhD student at LSU was shot and killed at a gas station he worked.

Gretna police involved in shootout; no one injured

Gretna police were involved in a shootout near a business on Wednesday night. No one was injured, but police say at least 20 shots were fired.

NOPD: Suspect turns himself in following Algiers shooting

The New Orleans Police Department says a suspect in connection with a shooting in Algiers early Monday morning turned himself in Wednesday.

NOPD: 1 injured in New Orleans East shooting

NOPD said a person was shot in the leg in the Plum Orchard area of New Orleans East Wednesday night (Sept. 11).

Gulfport officers hit while working incident on I-10 identified

The Gulfport Police Department has identified the three officers who were injured while working a wreck on Interstate 10 Wednesday.

STPSO: Mother, 11-year-old arrested after child gives classmates THC gummies

An 11-year-old girl and her mother were arrested after the child brought marijuana-laced gummy candies to school and shared them with her classmates, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office.

  Coroner rules death of toddler who died in May a homicide

The Orleans Parish Coroner has ruled the death of toddler who died in May a homicide.

State Police: Slidell man killed in Lacombe motorcycle crash

A 45-year-old Slidell man died after losing control of his motorcycle while driving at a high speed on US 190 Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 10), according to Louisiana State Police.

  Former St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain pleads not guilty to federal corruption charges

Former St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain entered a not guilty plea to a recent federal indictment.

  Jefferson Parish murders up in 2019, but numbers may be misleading, experts say

With more than four months left in 2019, Jefferson Parish has already seen a 40 percent increase in homicides, with a total of 35 victims so far this year, compared to 25 in total the year before.

JPSO: Man shot to death in Marrero

A 34-year-old man was shot to death in Marrero Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 10), according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Mississsippi man sentenced for cross burning

A federal judge sentenced a Mississippi man Tuesday for his role in burning a cross in a predominantly African-American neighborhood in Seminary.

  Marigny residents urge city, bar owners to take action against violent crime

Marigny neighbors say a panicked scene that followed gunfire in the area is the latest in an uptick of crime in the area.

DOC: Lightning injures 10 inmates at Louisiana jail

Ten inmates were injured by lightning while playing flag football at David Wade Correctional Center in Homer Monday evening (Sept. 9), according to the Louisiana Department of Corrections.

Slain LSU student was set to be married in December, friend says

His life ended Saturday, Sept. 7 when an unidentified man entered the building where he was working as a clerk and fatally shot him before robbing the store, according to police. An investigation to identify the shooter remains ongoing.

  DA frustrated over convicted criminal’s release, recent arrest in brazen home invasion

DA Leon Cannizzaro described 49-year-old Leonard Preston as a career criminal, who even after being sentenced to life in prison, got out of jail -- only to be locked up again, accused of committing a brazen home invasion in the Lower Garden District last week.

JPSO: Man shot to death in Metairie

A 38-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of South Wilson Street in Metairie Monday afternoon (Sept. 9).

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

The suspect has been identified as Dean Ryan Daugherty, 46, of Newberry.

Person shot in Algiers, police say

The New Orleans Police Department said one man was shot in Algiers early Monday (Sept. 9) morning.

NOPD: 1 dead in Desire Area shooting

One person was killed in a shooting in New Orleans’ Desire Area Sunday afternoon (Sept. 8), according to NOPD.

Hancock Co. sheriff’s deputy placed on leave after assault arrest

The deputy accused was arrested Saturday and transported to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, where he has been released on bond.

  Marigny residents say neighborhood bar is contributing to crime problem

One person was injured after a shooting overnight and residents say it’s not the first time.

NOPD investigating shooting in Algiers

One man is injured during a shooting in Algiers late Friday night (September 6) , according to the New Orleans Police Department.

  Surveillance video shows suspect crashing getaway car after being shot by Tulane Police

New surveillance video shows the moment a suspect bailed from his getaway car, only after Tulane police fired at the suspect trying to arrest him.

Houma man sentenced to 10 years for child porn charges

A 42-year-old Houma man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to child porn charges Friday (Sept. 6), according to the Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office.

  ‘No one should die that way:’ Family in shock after 7-year-old girl, brother killed in Marrero shooting

Two other people -- an 18-year-old and an 11-year-old -- were injured in the quadruple shooting Wednesday night (Sept. 4).

  Man accused of breaking into, robbing Lower Garden District home with woman inside

A Lower Garden District woman said she was terrified after a man forced his way into her home and robbed her Thursday night (Sept. 5).

  Officer shoots former contract worker on Tulane campus

Tulane University Police shot at a former contract employee who was trespassing on the campus and tried to run from officers.

Agents bust marijuana, vaping operation that may have been targeting kids

Narcotics agents in Hancock County just uncovered what they’re calling “an extensive marijuana growing operation” on Rotten Bayou Road. They also believe this same operation may be the source of vaping products that have been turning up in the hands of local high school students.

Woman sexually assaulted near Tulane, school alert says

A student was allegedly sexually assaulted Thursday morning (Sept. 5) around 2:30 a.m. after being approached by The Boot Bar and Grill on Broadway St. and left near railroad tracks at the riverbend.

Jordy Robertson, father of Saints superfan, pleads guilty to federal charges

Jordy Robertson, father of Saints superfan J.J. Robertson, has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and wire fraud charges.

Two arrested after search of Denham Springs hotel room

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office says two people were arrested Wednesday after a search of a Denham Springs hotel room.

  2 arrested in quadruple shooting that left man, 7-year-old girl dead

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a quadruple shooting in Marrero that has left two people dead and two others injured.

ATF searches Lubbock home for possible connection to gun used in Odessa shootings

The FBI and local law enforcement are serving a search warrant in the 3400 block of Mesa Road in Lubbock, apparently in connection with the Midland/Odessa shootings from Saturday.

Sheriff: Louisiana man tried to bring gun into courthouse

Authorities in Louisiana say a man has been charged with attempting to bring a loaded handgun and ammunition into a Lafayette courthouse.

NOPD: Baby injured in Milan neighborhood shooting

A bullet grazed a 1-year-old boy's head in a shooting on South Claiborne Avenue Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 4).

  Crime Watchdog reacts to body camera footage from Juvenile Justice Center disturbance

Rafael Goyeneche said the disturbing video lends itself to more questions than answers about what’s going on inside the Juvenile Justice Center.

  Richard Windmann files lawsuit against former head of NOPD’s pedophile unit, the City of New Orleans

In the lawsuit, Windmann said he tried to report Stanley Burkhardt’s abuse to the NOPD twice, but detectives did not take the report and he was shunned.

Man allegedly attempted to meet up with underage boy from dating app

Ronald Mancuso is accused of arranging to meet up with a trooper posing as an underage boy for sex.

One dead, two injured in New Orleans East shooting

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in New Orleans East that has left one man dead and two others injured.

  Body camera footage shows incident at Juvenile Justice Center that sent 2 teens to adult jail

FOX 8 obtained the body camera footage from multiple NOPD Swat Team members as they diffused a situation inside the Juvenile Justice Intervention Center last month (Aug. 15).

  14-year-old arrested after possible threat at Woodlawn High School

A 14-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday in connection with a possible threat at Woodlawn High School.

CAPTURED: Escaped inmate arrested at motel in Harvey

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said an escaped work release inmate has been recaptured Wednesday morning.

New juvenile curfew hours in effect in New Orleans

As the summer days come to a close, New Orleans teenagers need to get home an hour earlier in order to make curfew.

17-month-old victim flown to Lubbock after Midland-Odessa shooting

A 17-month-old female victim of a shooting in Midland-Odessa was flown to University Medical Center after a shooting that killed at least five people and injured 21 others.

Body of Louisiana woman missing since 2014 found in Vermilion Parish

Authorities in Louisiana say a body pulled from an Abbeville ravine has been identified as a woman who disappeared five years ago.

2 Tulane students robbed at gunpoint near school, police say

Two Tulane students were robbed near the school early Saturday morning.

JPSO: Man injured in Bridge City shooting

One man was shot during a shooting in Bridge City early Saturday morning (August 31), according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office identifies man involved in deputy shootout

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office identified the man involved in a shootout on Thursday night with a deputy.

U.S. Marshals search for La. man convicted of juvenile sex

A U.S. Marshals task force, as part of an ongoing sex offender operation named “NO Saints and Sinners 2019,” is searching for sex offender fugitive Jeremiah Shawn Prater.

Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend in French Quarter indicted for murder

A jilted boyfriend accused of killing his ex-girlfriend at a French Quarter diner has been indicted on charges of second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, kidnapping and illegally carrying a weapon.

Picayune man killed during hit-and-run crash in Louisiana

A 38-year-old Picayune man is dead after Louisiana State Police say he was struck Thursday during a hit and run crash near Slidell.