iOS app Android app

New Orleans Crime

Man Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Retired Saints Player Will Smith

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 04.28.2016 | Sports

The man accused of killing retired New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on a charge of second-degree murder. Ca...

1-Year-Old Killed By Bullet Shot Through Nanny's Back

Posted 09.05.2013 | Crime

A New Orleans man is accused of killing a toddler when he shot the woman holding her. Keelen Armstrong, 24, was arrested Wednesday and charged with...

WATCH: Parents Argue, Then Leave Baby In Parking Lot

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.07.2013 | Weird News

Two parents who got into an argument in a New Orleans parking lot didn't want to kid around. So they left their 6-month-old baby girl in the parkin...

Missing Girl, 6, Found Dead In Dumpster

Posted 07.17.2013 | Crime

A 6-year-old girl who went missing last week was found dead in a Dumpster early Tuesday morning near the apartment complex where she lived. Louisia...

WATCH: 'Pregnant' Woman Steals Strawberry Daiquiri At Gunpoint

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weird News

They say pregnancy cravings are intense, but this is ridiculous. An unidentified woman in New Orleans described by cops as "possibly pregnant" was...

'R.I.P' T-Shirt Leads Police To Murder Suspect

Posted 06.04.2013 | Crime

A custom "Rest In Peace" T-Shirt worn to honor a slain relative led detectives in New Orleans to a man wanted in the investigation of a fatal shooting...

WATCH: Armed Robber Loses Gun To Victim

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.30.2013 | Crime

A New Orleans man who found himself threatened by a robber wielding a shotgun got the upper hand by seizing the weapon and using it to bash in the thi...

Man Allegedly Robs, Beats Victim To Prove He's Not A Cop

Posted 04.01.2013 | Weird News

A New Orleans man is accused of kicking and punching someone into a bloody pulp just to prove that he wasn't a police officer. Police say William ...

This Is What New Orleans Looks Like: Letters And Photos From The Real NOLA

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.02.2013 | Travel

This week, a HuffPost reader in New Orleans complained to us that his city is pretending to be something it's not -- namely, a clean, safe place. "...

Shootings Breaks Out Moments After MLK Parade

Posted 01.22.2013 | Crime

A shooting broke out in New Orleans on Monday moments after a parade celebrating Martin Luther King Day passed through the Central City neighborhood, ...

'Thou Shalt Not Kill': A New Street Code For New Orleans

Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D. | Posted 02.12.2013 | Religion
Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D.

Reminding people of those four words from the Bible may seem naive to some. But to a community desperate for solutions, the message "Thou Shalt Not Kill" is one way to unite in faith, safety and peace.

New Dad Allegedly Beat Crying Infant To Death

Posted 05.09.2012 | Crime

New Orleans Police say that a man fatally beat his 2-month-old daughter last week because she would not stop crying. Micah Short, 21, initially tol...

New Orleans Mayor Disappears Amid Corruption, Crime, Scandal

GQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To get to C. Ray Nagin's office in the boxy modernist City Hall building in downtown New Orleans, one must pass through metal detectors in the lobby, ...