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Orleans Parish

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Top Orleans Parish Articles

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  • Spain Street Murder Victim Identified

    Spain Street Murder Victim Identified
    The 41-year-old found beaten to death in his home on Spain Street Monday was identified as Edwin Canales by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office. The autopsy report reveals he died from blows to his head. The coroner's office says he had been dead for...
  • Keeping it an Alcohol-Free Carnival... At Least for the Kids

    Keeping it an Alcohol-Free Carnival... At Least for the Kids
    The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control isn't waiting until Fat Tuesday to start cracking down on sales. The ATC is already issuing citations to businesses that sell to minors, but so far, things are off to a good start. ATC agents from across...
  • Deputy Arrested

    Deputy Arrested
    An Orleans Parish Sheriff's Deputy has been arrested and charged with pulling her service weapon... on her own son. And police say it happened on a school bus with at least one other student on board. It was a wild ride to school for one teenager, early...
  • Mother Talks About Deputy Arrest

    Mother Talks About Deputy Arrest
    A local mother is sounding off about the actions of an Orleans Parish Sheriff's Deputy that landed her in jail, and put students in danger. "She called me on the phone, she was so scared, this lady was scared out of her mind, said Joann Smith. "I'm...
  • New Orleans Resident Arrested for Theft of Vehicles Totaling $138,990

    New Orleans Resident Arrested for Theft of Vehicles Totaling $138,990
    Louisiana State Police Troopers assigned to the Insurance Fraud / Auto Theft Unit arrested a New Orleans resident, Dyrian Riculfy (age 32), on October 11, 2010 on charges of Theft of a Motor Vehicle (2 counts) and Filing False Public Documents (2 counts)....
  • Jury Awards Tourists $650k In Katrina Jail Suit

    Jury Awards Tourists $650k In Katrina Jail Suit
    A federal jury has awarded more than $650,000 to two Ohio tourists who were arrested for public drunkenness and jailed for more than a month in the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina. The jury concluded Thursday that Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin...
  • New Orleans Police Go Door To Door

    New Orleans Police Go Door To Door
    A new initiative by New Orleans police... aims to keep neighborhoods safer. It involves more personal interaction with the community. New Orleans police are parking their cars and beating the streets. They're going door to door, and meeting face to...
  • Closure For A Grieving Widow: After Months Of Waiting For A Death Certificate WGNO Gets Results

    Closure For A Grieving Widow: After Months Of Waiting For A Death Certificate WGNO Gets Results
    After waiting nearly three months for her husband's death certificate a widow contacted WGNO for help, and as WGNO's Vanessa Bolano tells us, the certificate is finally in her hands. With her husband's death certificate in hand Gayle Alcorn is finally...
  • Local Officials Urge Revelers To Leave Fireworks To Professionals

     Local Officials Urge Revelers To Leave Fireworks To Professionals
    As the Fourth of July weekend progresses, local fire and law enforcement officials are urging residents to attend professional, public fireworks displays in their towns rather than lighting fireworks themselves. Officials cite dry, drought conditions...
  • State Police Say 6 Died in Holiday Weekend Car Accidents

    State Police Say 6 Died in Holiday Weekend Car Accidents
    According to Louisiana State Police, six people died over the 4th of July weekend in car accidents.  They also say all of the people killed in those crashes weren't wearing seatbelts and were ejected from the vehicles. However, there were no fatal...
  • Orleans Parish Deputy Arrested for BringingTobacco to Jail

    Orleans Parish Deputy Arrested for BringingTobacco to Jail
    According to Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputy Dwayne Barnes was arrested on Friday after an internal investigation conducted by the OPSO.                 Barnes was charged with 11 counts of introducing contraband into a penal institution...
  • New Orleans Man Accused of Downloading 47 Images of Child Porn

    New Orleans Man Accused of Downloading 47 Images of Child Porn
    A New Orleans man is facing child pornography charges after he was allegedly caught with lewd images of kids on his computer. According to Louisiana State Police, they received a tip saying 20-year-old Ronald Decou was dowloading graphic images. After...