| 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.
| Mar 2, 2011
| 2:46 PM
CORNELIUS BUTLER, age 24, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle to thirty-five (35) months imprisonment for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced U. S....
| Mar 11, 2011
A man considered one of New Orleans' most notorious criminals learned his fate today. David Bonds is going to prison for a very long time.
David Bonds is a familiar name for prosecutors and police. The NOPD arrested Bonds for the murder of Hot 8 brass...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 2:30 PM
The New Orleans Police Department calls "Operation Safe Summer" a success after 144 arrests.
The joint law enforcement effort included NOPD, Crimestoppers, U.S. Marshals, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, Kenner Police Department, Louisiana...
| Aug 11, 2011
On Thursday, August 11, 2011, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office obtained the indictment of Danielle Hampton and Sana Johnson from the Grand Jury.
The Grand Jury returned a True Bill indicting Danielle Hampton with twenty (20) Counts of Perjury...
| Aug 18, 2011
The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for the arrest of former deputy William Thompson on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, as part of the continuing investigation into the suicide of inmate William Goetzee.
The investigation determined that...
| Aug 19, 2011
A New Orleans Parish Deputy surrendered to authorities after a warrant went out for his arrest Thursday.
William Thompson is accused of leaving his post during the time Inmate William Goetzee committed suicide.
Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman...