| Aug 21, 2009
A federal jury convicted New Orleans political operative Mose Jefferson of bribery and obstruction of justice Friday, less than a month after his brother, a former Louisiana congressman, was found guilty of unrelated corruption charges.Mose Jefferson, 66,...
| Aug 21, 2009
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans and the State Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) officials have cancelled a boil water advisory for residences and businesses in a section of New Orleans east of the 19000 block of Chef Menteur,...
| Aug 22, 2009
For chef Reggie Davis, the best place to help at-risk teens was obvious: The kitchen.
"We're offering them a new set of survival skills," said Davis, executive chef and head culinary trainer for Liberty's Kitchen, a nonprofit program across from the...
| Aug 25, 2009
An Orleans Parish jury has convicted a local artist and building contractor of murdering a colleague last summer inside the home both were repairing.
Fifty-nine year old Peter Richard Rubens faces a mandatory life in prison without parole for firing four...
| Dec 20, 2009
The Orleans Parish Hospital Service District will not meet a Monday deadline to buy the old Methodist Hospital and other properties as part of its effort to reopen a community hospital.
But lawyers for the hospital district and Universal Health...
| Dec 31, 2009
The father of a New Orleans woman who died after being put in restraints in the city jail's psychiatric unit is suing Sheriff Marlin Gusman and several of his staffers.
Cayne Miceli, 43, had a history of asthma, panic attacks and depression but was...
| Jan 5, 2010
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office has released the identity of a man found shot to death inside of a burning car on Monday afternoon.
Chief investigator John Gagliano says 21-year-old Casimere Quillens was shot inside a parked car before someone...
| Jan 9, 2010
A criminal case has been dropped against an investigator for the Orleans Parish public defenders office.
Emily Beasley had been booked with simple kidnapping on July 15 after she was accused of kidnapping the alleged victims in a child rape case in order...
| Jan 12, 2010
Jury selection has begun for a trial over a patient's death at a New Orleans hospital in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath.
Opening statements were expected Tuesday in the wrongful death case that a relative of Althea LaCoste filed against Pendleton Memorial...
| Jan 12, 2010
New Orleans police have arrested one of two men they suspect of participating in a home invasion that ended with the deaths of three people and the wounding of a fourth.
Officer Shereese Harper said 22-year-old Charles Franklin was booked Monday with...
| Jan 23, 2010
St. Bernard Parish sheriff's officials are investigating the discovery of skeleton remains of an unidentified man recovered Saturday, Jan. 23, on an island in the Chandeleur Islands chain in St. Bernard waters, Chief Deputy Sheriff James Pohlmann said....
| Jan 25, 2010
St. Bernard Parish sheriff's deputies are trying to identify a man whose bones were found over the weekend on one of the Chandeleur (SHAN-dur-lear) Islands.
Authorities say a sports fisherman found the remains Saturday and called the Coast Guard....