The stories his loved ones told had the same things in common. They say Philips was set apart from the rest, an independent thinker who was fearless, incredibly smart, funny, and creative. He made you feel seen and was accepting of everyone no matter what.
“What is it that’s going on, we’re getting to the point where kids are that interested in stealing usually pennies worth of stuff that they feel they also need to protect themselves with that kind of hardware and where the hell are they getting that kind of hardware quite frankly,” said Sainato.
A Jefferson Parish woman thought someone got into her Amazon account, running up hundreds of dollars in charges. It turns out it was all a scam, and the consumer lost hard-earned money. She shared her experience with the FOX 8 Defenders to warn others.
Tyrone Davis Jr., 27, was arrested around 10:45 a.m. and was charged with one count of obscenity, a felony, Layrisson said. Davis also had previous warrants for 15 counts of failure to appear in city court, police say.
The memorial for 60-year-old Portia Pollock is growing here in the 7th ward. This community was deeply impacted. People who knew her to say Pollock was a gifted, humbled soul. Those who simply heard about what happened say crime in New Orleans is out of control and something must be done.
Rivarde said that the person of interest is being sought for questioning in a homicide that occurred on Dec. 28, 2020 in the 500 block of Ames Blvd. The person JSPO is looking for is maybe in their late teens or early 20s.
He pleaded no contest to manslaughter and fraudulent firearm and ammunition purchases. Assistant District Attorneys Le’Anne Malnar and Brett Sommer represented the State of Louisiana; Judge William Dykes handed down the sentence.
The New Orleans Police Department says around 7 p.m. Thursday a man inside a residence heard banging on the door in the 500-block of Dauphine Street, got a gun, and opened the door. Police say the victim entered the residence, and then lunged toward the man inside. That’s when police say the man inside of the residence shot him.
From complaints of harboring rodents to missing windows, a vacant Lakeview address has racked up dozens of Code Enforcement violations over the years. Now nearby homeowners are planning a unique gathering tomorrow to shine more light on the eyesore.
A Hammond woman that was originally the victim of a residential burglary has been arrested by Tangipahoa Parish deputies for committing armed robbery against the suspect accused of breaking into her home, said Chief Jimmy Travis.
Public Information Officer Claire LeBlanc said that Johnson, 18, of Folsom, is scheduled for arraignment on June 17. The charges come from District Attorney Scott Perrilloux’s office received an investigation report from the SLU campus police.
At around 1:23 a.m., NOPD Sixth District officers were called to 2100 block of Clio Street for a call of aggravated battery by shooting. On the 1200 block of South Liberty Street, officers discovered a 17-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Polite served as the top federal prosecutor in New Orleans under President Barack Obama’s administration and is now President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division. But, whistleblower and former FBI agent Mike Zummer says Polite is not the man for the job
In November 2018, the state declared an emergency because of possible fracking failures that contributed to the environmental disaster. In that declaration, the state expressed concern that natural gas had entered the aquifer. Years later, a company has not been held accountable.
A major oil company’s offer to plug so-called orphaned wells, left for dead in Terrebonne Parish was passed up by the state Department of Natural Resources and now the state could end up paying millions to do the work themselves.
A Jefferson Parish small business owner shares details of a disturbing phone call that escalated into a threat to one of her young employees. She's turned to the FOX 8 Defenders to spread an important consumer warning.
Before the state approves any measures to finance storm restoration from last year's hurricane season, Entergy customers and a watchdog group want the state’s largest power provider to answer more questions about cost-saving moves and record profits in 2020.