| Feb 23, 2011
| 2:35 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2011
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...
| Feb 25, 2011
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...
| Mar 1, 2011
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...
| Oct 13, 2010
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)....
| Oct 14, 2010
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...
| Jun 20, 2011
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...
| Jun 22, 2011
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...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 1:53 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:42 PM
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.