A New Orleans woman survived severe domestic abuse, including being thrown from a moving vehicle on the Interstate. Now, Telva Wells is speaking out for the first time publicly and hoping to raise awareness, as well as money, for those struggling with abuse.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.