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.
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
After a week in which at least 24 people were wounded or killed in at least 14 separate shooting incidents in the city, New Orleans enjoyed 24 hours without a shooting from early Saturday through early Sunday (Oct. 10)
Sherif Gerald A. Turlich, Jr. said that Graham Lovelace, 32, of Taylors, South Carolina was located this week with the juvenile in the New Orleans area. Deputies, along with an FBI Task Force, made the arrest and discovered that Lovelace has a criminal history connected to charges of drug possession, resiting arrest, and stalking.
Houston police announced the arrests or wanted statuses of 24 suspects linked to a robbery ring said to be responsible for at least five murders, including those of NOPD detective Everett Briscoe and New Orleans businessman DJ Reculfy in August.