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Orleans Parish

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Top Orleans Parish Articles

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  • Keeping it an Alcohol-Free Carnival... At Least for the Kids

    Keeping it an Alcohol-Free Carnival... At Least for the Kids
    The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control isn't waiting until Fat Tuesday to start cracking down on sales. The ATC is already issuing citations to businesses that sell to minors, but so far, things are off to a good start. ATC agents from across...
  • Deputy Arrested

    Deputy Arrested
    An Orleans Parish Sheriff's Deputy has been arrested and charged with pulling her service weapon... on her own son. And police say it happened on a school bus with at least one other student on board. It was a wild ride to school for one teenager, early...
  • Grand Jury Indictments

    Grand Jury Indictments
    On Thursday, February 24, 2011, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office obtained the following indictments from the Grand Jury.   The Grand Jury returned a True Bill indicting Shawn Breaux and Jarod Cooley with three counts each of...
  • Mother Talks About Deputy Arrest

    Mother Talks About Deputy Arrest
    A local mother is sounding off about the actions of an Orleans Parish Sheriff's Deputy that landed her in jail, and put students in danger. "She called me on the phone, she was so scared, this lady was scared out of her mind, said Joann Smith. "I'm...
  • District Attorney's Office Obtains Manslaughter Conviction of Third Time Felony Offender

    District Attorney's Office Obtains Manslaughter Conviction of Third Time Felony Offender
    District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office obtained the conviction of David Davis, 33, late last week.  The jury found the defendant guilty of manslaughter for killing Elizabeth Chapman in 2007. On December 28, 2007, the defendant murdered an unnamed...
  • Man Dies After Trying To Break In Through Skylight

    Man Dies After Trying To Break In Through Skylight
    The coroner's investigator says the man whose decomposing body was found tangled in a cable beneath a warehouse skylight died after a 30-foot fall as he tried to break into the building. John Gagliano of the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office told The Times...
  • Vitter Vows To Support 'Obamacare' Repeal

    Vitter Vows To Support 'Obamacare' Repeal
    His main opponent was a Democrat named Charlie Melancon but Republican Sen. David Vitter campaigned just as strongly against President Barack Obama. And, as it did for Republicans around the nation who gained control of the House and bolstered their...
  • DA & NOPD Working Backlogged Rape Cases

    DA & NOPD Working Backlogged Rape Cases
    Hundreds of sex crime cases - backlogged. Tonight, the Orleans Parish district attorney and police chief are refocusing their efforts on them, to arrest and remove violent offenders. 36-year old Jimmy Spratt - now behind bars accused of raping three...
  • Orleans Parish Prisoner Released 97 Days Late

    Orleans Parish Prisoner Released 97 Days Late
    A 22-year-old man is out of Orleans Parish Prison tonight after being held 97 days past his release date. Now many are wondering why? ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has the story. "Release Antonio now! Release Antonio now!" After marching to Orleans...
  • UPDATE: 22-year-old Tyrone Brown booked with murder in 3-year-old's death

    UPDATE: 22-year-old Tyrone Brown booked with murder in 3-year-old's death
    An Agliers man now stands accused of murder for the shooting death of a three-year-old boy. But 22-year-old Tyrone A. Brown didn't pull the trigger. The case started Tuesday morning at 4521 Copernicus Street. New Orleans police got the call of a child...
  • 300,000 Affected By New Orleans Boil-water Order

    300,000 Affected By New Orleans Boil-water Order
    The most widespread boil-water order since Hurricane Katrina has been issued for the east bank of New Orleans, affecting more than 300,000 people. Robert Jackson, director of community and intergovernmental relations for the Sewerage and Water Board of...
  • Man Arrested And Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder Of Two New Orleans Police Officers

    Man Arrested And Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder Of Two New Orleans Police Officers
    Members of the New Orleans Police Department and Jefferson Parish Deputies arrested 27-year-old Herbert Floyd of New Orleans and booked him with two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder of two New Orleans Police Officers. The offense occurred at...