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Recent Articles by Marie
NOPD: Suspect dead, 5 'innocent bystanders’ injured in CBD shootout
Five bystanders were injured during a shootout between an armed robbery suspect and police, before the suspect was fatally shot by a Louisiana State Trooper.
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Published 36m at 10:37 AM
Coast Guard: 4 people thrown into Baptiste Collette Bayou after boat collision
The 24-foot bay boat was "half-sunken" in Baptiste Collette Bayou Saturday.
Published February 16, 2019 at 7:12 PM
3 Louisiana artists score early Grammy wins
PJ Morton, Lauren Daigle and Buddy Guy all secured early wins at the 2019 Grammy Awards.
Published February 10, 2019 at 7:14 PM
Krewe of Chewbacchus to kick off parade season Saturday night
The Krewe of Chewbacchus is set to roll through the Marigny and Bywater Saturday night (Feb. 9), with cult film actor Brian O’Halloran taking the helm as Commander of the Space Farce.
Published February 9, 2019 at 1:02 PM
NOPD: Man tries to rob Popeyes, gets away with chicken instead
When the 27-year-old couldn't get the register open, he grabbed some chicken and fled the scene.
Published February 5, 2019 at 6:12 PM
ALS patient who gets Super Bowl tickets from Team Gleason dies while driving to Atlanta
Ed Cushman was on his way to Atlanta after scoring tickets to the Super Bowl with the help of Team Gleason when his minivan caught fire.
Published February 5, 2019 at 3:32 AM
Report: Bat infestation closes Vermilion Parish high school
Roughly 600 bats were found in the hallways at Geuydan High School on Monday (Jan. 28).
Published January 28, 2019 at 7:28 PM
FOUND: Lafourche Parish teen found safe
The 14-year-old was reported missing from his Raceland home on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Source: LPSO)
Published January 19, 2019 at 6:56 PM
Suspect arrested in Young Greatness murder case
Donald Reaux was booked into the Orleans Justice Center jail Wednesday (Jan. 16) on accessory to murder and obstruction of justice charges.
Published January 16, 2019 at 4:55 PM
NOPD: Suspect wanted in connection with Young Greatness murder
Donald Reaux was previously considered a "person of interest," but is now wanted on charges related to the 34-year-old rapper's death.
Published January 15, 2019 at 7:23 PM
UPDATE: Coroner releases name of girl fatally shot by 12-year-old relative in N.O. East
The shooting was reported in the 6700 block of Bundy Road.
Published January 14, 2019 at 3:35 PM
NOPD: 10-year-old Algiers boy found, was not kidnapped
The child's mother said her son went missing after taking out the trash and then texted her saying he had been kidnapped.
Published January 13, 2019 at 10:00 PM
Police: Man, teen accused of shooting almost 200 bullets into the air in Kenner on New Year’s Eve
Officers found multiple bullet holes in a Kenner home and roughly 180 spent bullets in the backyard.
Published January 1, 2019 at 8:14 PM
NOPD: 13-year-old boy missing from New Orleans East
Alric Ackerson ran away from home Saturday (Dec.29), after his mother refused to let him to go a party.
Published December 31, 2018 at 6:04 PM
Stolen U-Haul truck causes 6 vehicle accident in CBD following chase
The New Orleans Police Department says a suspect is in custody following a police chase involving a U-Haul truck that began in Gretna.
Published December 16, 2018 at 4:09 PM
Deputy shot in Metairie identified, reward increased for info on suspect
The shooting was reported in the 6400 block of Veterans Memorial Boulevard.
Published December 9, 2018 at 11:31 PM
Pastor found guilty of stealing grant money from Hurricane Katrina victim
Elijah Mealconin allegedly conned elderly victims of their Road Home grants, leading them to believe he would rebuild their homes, but never did.
Published November 19, 2018 at 4:43 PM
NOPD: Officer injured by shoplifting suspect attempting to escape
The officer was knocked to the ground and injured while trying to stop the suspect from escaping.
Published November 18, 2018 at 6:45 PM
Coast Guard searching for possible missing person in Lake Pontchartrain
An empty kayak was found in the lake Saturday afternoon (Nov. 10), prompting a missing person search.
Published November 10, 2018 at 10:03 PM
Shooting reported at Grambling State University
At least one person was injured and a suspect is in custody.
Published October 7, 2018 at 11:06 PM
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