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Orleans Parish

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Top Orleans Parish Articles

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  • Man Killed On I-10 While Checking On An Accident

    Members of the New Orleans Police Department's Fatality Unit are investigating a 6 a.m. traffic accident on Interstate10 eastbound before the North Claiborne exit that left a 52 year-old local male dead. According to investigators, the driver of a 1994...
  • Hit and Run Fatality

    Hit and Run Fatality
    Last night, members of the New Orleans Police Department's Fatality Section are investigation a hit and run traffic accident that left a 38-year-old local male dead and a 50-year-old local male in the hospital. The deceased's name is being withheld...
  • Woman Killed In Hit-and-run On St. Claude

    Woman Killed In Hit-and-run On St. Claude
    This morning, members of the New Orleans Police Department's Traffic Division are investigating an accident that left an unidentified African-American female dead. The accident occurred shortly before 3 a.m. in the 5800-block of St. Claude Avenue....
  • Judge Finds Dell Inc. In Contempt

    A state court judge has found Dell Inc. in contempt of court for what the plaintiffs have alleged to be piecemeal production of documents in a civil lawsuit over the ew Orleans crime camera system. Orleans Parish Civil Court judge Rosemary Ledet also...
  • Kenner Company, Owner Sentenced To $39,000 In Fines And Costs Illegal Disposal of Waste

    Kenner Company, Owner Sentenced To $39,000 In Fines And Costs Illegal Disposal of Waste
    Today, Jesse Murphy, Jr, 57, the owner of Southern Waste Systems of Louisiana, was sentenced to pay a criminal fine of $25,000, plus court costs and an additional $12,000 in costs of investigation and prosecution for environmental crimes. The $12,000...
  • Rene Gill-Pratt Formally Indicted

    Rene Gill-Pratt Formally Indicted
    Rene Gill-Pratt, age 55, former elected State Representative for House District 91, State of Louisiana, and former New Orleans City Councilmember, along with Betty Jefferson, age 70, an elected tax assessor in New Orleans, Mose Jefferson, age 66, and...
  • Can Halfway House roadhouse be restored?

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - In the early years of the 20th century, jazz was king, far from ready to relinquish its throne to big bands and swing. The homegrown sound could be heard in a smattering of intimate downtown halls, around open-air bandstands out on the...
  • Contractor Steals More than Half a Million From 17 N.O. Residents

    Contractor Steals More than Half a Million From 17 N.O. Residents
    Georgia resident and contractor Terry M. Ferguson, 43, pled guilty as charged to 16 counts of theft above $500 and one count of misappropriation of contractor pay in New Orleans criminal court today-- admitting that he deprived 17 New Orleans residents of...
  • Contractor Admits Stealing From Homeowners

    A 43-year-old Georgia contractor has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $500,000 from 17 New Orleans residents trying to rebuild their homes after Hurricane Katrina. Terry M. Ferguson pleaded Wednesday to 16 counts of theft above $500 and one count...
  • JP Officers Kill Man During Narcotics Investigation

    JP Officers Kill Man During Narcotics Investigation
    Sheriff Newell Normand reports, on July 12, 2009, around 1 a.m., officers of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office were conducting a narcotics investigation in the Marrero area. The units attempted to stop the suspect's vehicle, a black 1996 Ford...
  • BREAKING NEWS: MURDER #111

    BREAKING NEWS: MURDER #111
    NOPD Command desk confirms there is a murder/shooting in the 1800 block of Leonidas near the Jefferson and Orleans Parish Line. ABC26 News Reporter Jon Huffman is on his way to the scene and will have more details on the 11am News.
  • Orleans DA To Revisit Unsolved Cases

    Orleans DA To Revisit Unsolved Cases
    The Orleans Parish District Attorney's office has received $150,000 to hire investigators to focus on cold cases. District Attorney Leon A. Cannizzaro Jr. says he's hired six of eight investigators to begin an immediate review of more than 200 unresolved...