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Police Question Another 'Person Of Interest' In Bourbon Street Shooting

AP | Posted 07.04.2014 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police in New Orleans have interviewed another "person of interest" caught on video at the scene of last weekend's deadly shootin...

Man Turns Himself In For Questioning In Fatal Bourbon Street Shooting

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 07.03.2014 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man identified by Louisiana police as a "person of interest" in connection with a weekend shooting in New Orleans turned himsel...

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...

13-Year-Old Boy Allegedly Murders Sister While Imitating TV Wrestling

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- A 13-year-old boy from a New Orleans suburb was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 5-year-old half-sister after inve...

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...

Violent Prison Could See Major Changes

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 06.07.2013 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- Citing a history of inmate deaths, sexual assaults, beatings, stabbings and poor medical care at the New Orleans jail, a federal judge ...

'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.

Man Accused Of Taking Out A Loaded Rifle After Being Denied Food Stamps

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | Crime

LAPLACE, La. — Authorities say a Louisiana man who got a loaded AR-15 assault rifle from his pickup truck after being turned down for disaster f...

Two Dead In Car; Two Children Unharmed

AP | Posted 08.18.2012 | Crime

AVONDALE, La. -- Authorities in greater New Orleans say two young children have been recovered unharmed from a car where a male driver and female pass...

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...

Football Fan Taped Simulating Sex Act On Unconscious Man Gets Sued

AP | Posted 07.05.2012 | Weird News

NEW ORLEANS -- The Alabama man accused of committing sexual battery on an unconscious LSU fan after the BCS championship football game is being sued. ...

16 Shot, 2 Fatally, On Halloween In New Orleans

AP | By MARY FOSTER | Posted 01.01.2012 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- Sixteen people were shot and at least two killed in a bloody Halloween in New Orleans that included gunfire on Bourbon Street, the tour...

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, ...