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Orleans Parish

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Top Orleans Parish Articles

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  • Mose Jefferson Convicted Of Bribery Charges

    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,...
  • Boil Water Advisory Cancelled for Areas

    Boil Water Advisory Cancelled for Areas
    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,...
  • Help for at-risk teens across from courthouse

    Help for at-risk teens across from courthouse
    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...
  • Local Artist Found Guilty Of Murder

    Local Artist Found Guilty Of Murder
    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...
  • Methodist Hospital's Renovation Plan Stalls

    Methodist Hospital's Renovation Plan Stalls
    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...
  • Suit Filed Over Death At New Orleans Jail

    Suit Filed Over Death At New Orleans Jail
    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...
  • Officials Identify Shooting Victim

    Officials Identify Shooting Victim
    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...
  • Investigator freed of criminal charge

    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...
  • Trial Opens In Katrina Hospital Death Case

    Trial Opens In Katrina Hospital Death Case
    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...
  • Police arrest suspect in triple homicide

    Police arrest suspect in triple homicide
    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...
  • St. Bernard Sheriff's Office Investigates Discovery of Skeleton Remains of a Man Found on an Island in St. Bernard Waters

    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....
  • Bones Found On Chandeleur Islands; No Skull Trauma

    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....