A 72-year-old man was pushed to the ground and had his keys and vehicle taken from him Friday (Oct. 15) outside his Bywater home, when an assailant turned down his offer to take $20 instead, New Orleans police said.
Residents and businesses in the Fontainebleau and Broadmoor neighborhoods were left with little to no water pressure early Saturday (Oct. 16) after a motorist reportedly struck a fire hydrant near the corner of Nashville Avenue and Fontainebleau Drive.
A new tool can give first responders real-time surveillance of drug overdoses across Orleans Parish. It’s called Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, or ODMAP, and the district attorney’s office believes it will help ease the opioid crisis.
The Baton Rouge Police Department and the Southern University Police Department are investigating after two individuals, who were not students, were shot just before 3:30 a.m. in a residential area on campus.
A Louisiana State trooper accused of striking and killing a pedestrian with his vehicle in Jasper County, Texas, in August has been arrested for intoxication manslaughter, according to Louisiana State Police.
Orleans Parish prosecutors have refused more felony cases than they have accepted in the first eight months of District Attorney Jason Williams' term, a study by the Metropolitan Crime Commission found