Crime

Natchez man arrested for killing his mother, father and kidnapping baby

NOPD: Woman jailed for attacking 82-year-old man with ax

Man beaten with bricks in 7th Ward robbery

Driver arrested in Kenner road rage crash that killed woman and unborn child

Man dies following Seventh Ward shooting

Adult, juvenile arrested in attempted motorcycle burglary

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Terrebonne man arrested for beating stepfather

1 person shot to death in Lower Ninth Ward

Officers capture St. Tammany Parish man wanted for child rape

Woman kidnapped from bus stop, shot then abandoned on I-10 eastbound exit

Man injured in New Orleans East shooting

Project NOLA grant aids Biloxi Police Department

Mother released on bond in case of Ochsner Hospital kidnapping

She helped her 12-year-old daughter and the grandmother escape to the Bogalusa Hotel

Man arrested after dragging officer with vehicle in parking lot of Laplace Walmart

Joseph Ray Hollingsworth faces several charges after dragging a police officer with his vehicle in connection to a shoplifting incident at Walmart in LaPlace

NOPD: Man stabbed to death under I-10

It happened around midnight near the intersection of Calliope and Baronne Streets.

NOPD: Man shot to death on Downman Road

The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m.

Car burglars strike UNO campus during their annual Mardi Gras parade

Covington daycare worker arrested for felony child abuse

  Video: Brazen criminal robs New Orleans East supermarket

NOPD: Uber driver drove to wrong location before shooting at two riders

Suspect arrested for theft of artists carts in the French Quarter, pushing them into Mississippi River

  New suspect sketch in shooting of Gentilly mother and children

2 people injured in 7th Ward shooting

New Orleans police are investigating a shooting involving two victims that occurred in different locations of the Seventh Ward.

Miss. ex-teacher indicted after driving into lake with baby in SUV

A former teacher in Mississippi has been indicted on an attempted murder charge after police say she drove into a lake with her 2-year-old daughter in her sport utility vehicle.

NOPD: Man jumps over counter, robs convenience store in eastern New Orleans

A convenience cashier was robbed by someone carrying a duffel bag and demanding money, according to an early police report from the NOPD.

JPSO: Man found shot to death inside vehicle in Harahan

The victim was found inside of a crashed vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

One injured in Mid-City shooting

Police responded to a call of a shooting near the intersection of South Carrollton Avenue and D’Hemecourt Street just after 7 p.m.

Grandmother accused of kidnapping granddaughter from hospital at gunpoint arrested

Evelyn Miller, 66, was located in Bogalusa by the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office.

NOPD: Four people shot in Central City

Police patroling the area responded to the shooting near the intersection of Dryades Street and Second Street after hearing gunshots.

NOPD investigating two separate shootings

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating two separate shootings Friday night that left two people injured.

JPSO searching for grandmother accused of taking grandchild from emergency room at gunpoint

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a grandmother who they say walked into a local emergency room armed with a gun and demanded the release of her grandchild.

Suspected multi-state theft ring busted stealing $69,000 worth of jewelry in La.

Hammond Police Department Chief Edwin Bergeron, Jr. said the arrests were made possible with the help of a bystander who photographed the vehicle as it fled a local jewelry store.

Federal partnership nets human trafficking arrests as Mardi Gras season begins

Thousands of revelers are in New Orleans for the first big weekend of Mardi Gras season. And this year, some will see something different when it comes to carnival safety.

Two juveniles arrested in connection with 28 car break-ins in Uptown

The two juveniles were arrested in connection with 28 car burglaries that occurred from Feb. 1 to Feb. 4.

  Family searches for answers 5 years after Hano officer’s murder

For one Kenner mother, the pain of losing her son, shot in the line of duty, is just as real today, as the day it happened five years ago. Through her pain, she's formed an unbreakable bond with someone very close to the case, a bond she says has helped her to survive.

Man indicted for January murder inside New Orleans East Walmart

A man accused of killing a man and injuring a woman in a New Orleans East Walmart has been indicted for murder, according to District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office.

Bonnabel High School student arrested for carry gun on campus

Jefferson Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a Bonnabel High School student on Thursday morning after allegedly bringing a loaded gun to campus.

  Former officer, named La. State Trooper of the Year by group, arrested in child pornography investigation

A Louisiana State Police trooper was arrested after a child pornography investigation on the Northshore.

Gautier man punched Biloxi cop after being arrested for burglaries and meth, say police

A Gautier man is facing multiple felony charges after being arrested Wednesday by Biloxi Police.

  Police arrest 11-year-old boy accused of nearly two dozen car burglaries in Gentilly

Police said they arrested the 11-year-old, seen breaking into a Jeep, and climbing through the window in the 5000 block of Dreaux Avenue.

Police: 11-year-old arrested; tied to 22 car break-ins

New Orleans police arrest an 11-year in connection to 22 car burglaries in the Gentilly area.

Driver arrested following fatal car crash in Covington, charged with DWI

Junker was charged with Vehicular Homicide and a DWI.

  Juvenile Justice: Isolation Rooms used at Bridge City Center for Youth

Inside the Bridge City Center for Youth, 77 male inmates stay in large dorms where as many as 12 teens and young adults sleep.

WANTED: Alleged ring leader of Baton Rouge gang accused of ordering two murders

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating the alleged leader of a violent drug organization in Baton Rouge.

Carjacking, shooting leaves one person injured, NOPD releases surveillance

The New Orleans Police Department is looking for a suspect involved in a carjacking incident that occurred on Friday (Feb. 7).

  Burglary suspect arrested after doorbell camera alerts homeowner

The suspect was caught on a doorbell camera around 11:20 Monday night in Raceland

Baton Rouge police officer accused of causing head-on collision while intoxicated

Dave Lee Davis is facing a handful of charges after allegedly causing a head-on collision while intoxicated.

10 pounds of meth, pistol discovered during Mandeville-area traffic stop

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office seized approximately 10.8 pounds of suspected methamphetamine and a firearm during a traffic stop that occurred near Mandeville over the weekend, officers said.

Chalmette teenager killed in accidental shooting, sheriff says

The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy.

JSU president among 17 arrested in prostitution sting

William Bynum, the president of Jackson State University, was arrested in Clinton this weekend.

La. man pleads guilty to burning three historically black churches in St. Landry Parish

Holden Matthews pleaded guilty before United States District Court Judge Robert R. Summerhays to three counts of violating the Church Arson Prevention Act — one count for each church — as well as one count of using fire to commit a federal felony. He will be sentenced on May 22.

NOPD: Man killed, woman injured in overnight incidents

The female was shot in the 5600 block of North Tonti Street

Lethal ‘gray death’ found in another La. parish; DEA ‘very concerned’ about potential of trafficking across state lines

"Just touching or inhaling this stuff can kill you,” reported the Eunice City Marshal’s Office. “Everyone needs to read up on this. You wouldn’t want your kids accidentally touching this.”

  Jury in slain St. John deputies case sentences Kyle Joekel to death

The jury unanimously decided to impose the death penalty in the case of two slain officers in 2012

NOPD investigating shooting in New Orleans East

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the Seventh District that has left one man injured.

Man shot in thigh in New Orleans East

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in New Orleans East that left one man injured.

JPSO: Body found along a canal bank in Harvey

Police say the body was found in the 1100 block of Tallow Tree Drive

NOPD investigating homicide in New Orleans East

Officers responding to a call of a shooting in the 0-10 block of West Blue Ridge Court found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

NOPD investigating New Orleans East shooting

The shooting occurred in the 10500 block of Curran Boulevard.

  Trombonist Glen David Andrews in legal trouble at Criminal District Court

Besides Andrews’ latest arrest, he has two open cases in court.

Sheriff: Terrebonne spa employee arrested for prostitution, drugs

A woman working at a spa in Terrebonne Parish was arrested after an undercover officer accused her of offering sexual favors during a massage, the sheriff’s office said.

Lafourche sheriff: 9 arrested, 15 wanted for child support violations

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office arrested nine people who were wanted for making no attempt to pay child support.

Uptown residents have mixed feelings on ‘armed guard’ signs

New bright, yellow signs along a stretch of Magazine Street, east of Napoleon, warn of armed guards patrolling the area. Despite a rash of recent break-ins in the area, some residents worry the signs may spark unnecessary fear.

  Car burglars strike at UNO for second time in one week

Several dozen cars were broken into at UNO for the second time in the last seven days.

Man found guilty of killing transgender couple in Jefferson Parish

A Jefferson Parish jury found a man guilty of killing a transgender woman and her lover in their Metairie apartment seven years ago, according to the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office.

MUGSHOTS: New Orleans ATM smash-and-grab foiled by police

New Orleans police said they quickly arrested four suspects Wednesday (Feb. 5) after they were found to be burglarizing a bank ATM at the intersection of Lake Forest Blvd. and Bullard Ave.

  Broken: A look at violence inside the Bridge City Center for Youth

It’s one of 4 state-run facilities for boys and young men between 13 to 20 years old. Parents fear for their son’s safety.

Man apprehended in connection to theft of St. Charles Parish police SUV

Deputies say they found 31-year old Michael John in the New Orleans area tonight.

  Video: Young child assisting group of burglars, Youth mentors call for more programs

Dozens more woke up to car windows shattered, and belongings strewn about.

$200,000 worth of checks stolen from Gretna Post Office drop box

It’s an ongoing case with 40 victims mostly from the Gretna area.

  City Attorney: We have made the OSHA investigation a priority

Findings from OSHA's investigation are expected in April.

  Surveillance video shows what appears to be a child assist in vehicle burglaries

Police say they received 21 reports of vehicle burglaries Uptown and at least three in Gentilly between Monday and Tuesday.

Mandeville man accused of injuring officer found guilty of crimes

A Mandeville man accused of resisting arrest and injuring an officer by causing a laceration to the has been found guilty of his crimes.

Suspect identified for theft of St. Charles Parish police SUV

Michael John is believed to be currently in the New Orleans area

  Husband: Drive-by shooting injures wife while babysitting 5-month-old inside home

One woman is in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound after family says a drive by shooting happened on their street, riddling their house with bullet holes while a baby was inside.

  Video released: Suspect accused of stealing St. Charles Deputy’s SUV

New video is released of a suspect just before deputies say he stole a St. Charles Deputy’s SUV.

  Police search for stolen car used in latest vehicle burglaries in Lakeview

Surveillance video shows stolen 2010 white Nissan Maxima used in Lakeview vehicle burglaries.

NOPD: 1 woman shot near St. Claude area

The woman was shot in the stomach area.

Mississippi man arrested for rash of car burglaries in Chalmette

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mississippi man in connection with a rash of car burglaries that occurred recently in Chalmette, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Teens plead guilty in cajacking that killed Gentilly pastor’s wife

Two teens responsible for killing a local pastor’s wife during a November 2018 carjacking in Gentilly pleaded guilty in criminal court, according to District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro.