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Orleans Parish

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Top Orleans Parish Articles

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  • 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...
  • Jury To Decide On Death Sentence

    Jury To Decide On Death Sentence
    A jury reconvened Thursday to decide if Michael Anderson would be the first person from New Orleans to receive the death penalty in more than a decade. The jury found Anderson guilty a day earlier of first-degreemurder for gunning down five teenagers in a...
  • Breaking News: Jury Reaches Verdict In Anderson Trial

    A 23-year-old should die for killing five teenagers in 2006, an Orleans Parish jury decided Saturday, rejecting testimony that Michael Anderson should not be executed because he is mentally retarded. The verdict was the first death penalty handed up in...
  • No Foul Play Suspected In Homeless Man's Death

    No Foul Play Suspected In Homeless Man's Death
    Officials don't suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found on the Algiers Point levee this weekend.The Orleans Parish coroner's office said it doesn't appear 56-year-old Larry Bumtas had been murdered. New Orleans Police Department...
  • #95 Mark Bolden

    This suspect Mark Bolden was featured on the ABC 26 wheel of justice a couple of weeks ago. We had already received information that he may have fled to the New Orleans area. The wheel did land on his name and we started receiving calls confirming that he...
  • Court upholds class action for fired workers

    A state appeals court says a lawsuit brought by several employees of the New Orleans public school system who were fired after Hurricane Katrina can proceed as a class action. Plaintiff attorney Willie Zanders said the ruling covers about 8,500 ex-...
  • Mayor Nagin Urges Citizens Living in Travel Trailers to Prepare for Possible Evacuation

    As Hurricane Gustav threatens the New Orleans area, Mayor C. Ray Nagin has urged citizens to make certain they have an evacuation plan, and has reminded those living in trailer trailers that the structures are unsafe in tropical storms or hurricanes....
  • Update on New Orleans

    WATER VESSELS The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed two small vessels have broken loose from their mooring and at this time seem to be resting against the Florida Street wharf. At this time it is a concern but not a serious situation. Coast Guard is...
  • Orleans Parish Schools Closed the Rest of the Week

    ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD ANNOUNCES SCHOOLS CLOSED THROUGH FRIDAY     New Orleans ? Sept. 2, 2008 ? The Orleans Parish School Board announced that its Traditional and Charter Schools will remain closed through Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 while the...
  • Tulane Closed Until Monday

    Due to the mandatory evacuation of Orleans Parish, Tulane University has decided to remain closed for the remainder of this week. We will resume normal business operations on Saturday, Sept. 6. The dorms will reopen on Sunday, Sept. 7, and classes will...
  • 8th "Wheel" Suspect Arrest

    Eight suspects have gone from the, "Wheel" to behind bars which makes ten total suspects we've featured that have been arrested. Early this morning, Ivan Houston became the latest victim of the, "Wheel" who was wanted in Gretna for heroine possession....