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  • Nationwide Manhunt for Kidnapping, Murder Suspect

    Nationwide Manhunt for Kidnapping, Murder Suspect
    A nationwide manhunt was announced Thursday for man accused of kidnapping and killing a 12-year-old girl. The girl's mother - last seen with the suspect - is missing and in danger, officials said. Human skeletal remains were found by hunters in a...
  • 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...
  • Suspect Named, Kidnapping Charges Filed

    Suspect Named, Kidnapping Charges Filed
    Catahoula Parish Sheriff James Kelly, United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley, Western District of Louisiana, and David W. Welker, Special Agent in Charge of the New Orleans Division of the FBI, announce the following:   On the evening of Oct. 8,...
  • New Orleans' Disaster Loans Will Be Forgiven

    New Orleans' Disaster Loans Will Be Forgiven
    The City of New Orleans has received word that the federal government is forgiving its $240 million in disaster loans received after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, said Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Storm-ravaged local government agencies across Louisiana -...
  • LaPlace Man Sentenced To 50 Years In Crash Death

    LaPlace Man Sentenced To 50 Years In Crash Death
    A 41-year-old LaPlace man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for negligence in a 2009 crash that killed a 16-year-old girl in St. Tammany Parish. Authorities say Tony Vollentine's pickup crossed the center line of La. Highway 21 near Bush on Sept....
  • Attorney General Eric Holder Visits Dillard University

    Attorney General Eric Holder Visits Dillard University
    Attorney General Eric Holder made a stop in New Orleans Thursday night to honor Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Revius Ortique. Attorney General Eric Holder paid tribute to the man who was a civil rights pioneer. But holder also took time to chat with U....
  • LaFonta Says He Won't Run For Re-election

    LaFonta Says He Won't Run For Re-election
    New Orleans Democrat Juan LaFonta says he's getting out of politics. LaFonta, a state representative since 2005, recently lost a bid for Congress. He announced Thursday that he won't run for re-election next year but will return to his law practice...
  • La. Woman Pleads Guilty In Katrina Fraud

    La. Woman Pleads Guilty In Katrina Fraud
    A 33-year-old Hammond woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding the Red Cross of more than $5,000 during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Federal prosecutors say Leshea Hanible entered the plea Wednesday in U.S. Federal Court in New Orleans. A news...
  • NOPD Still Looking For Suspects Following Chase And Crash

    NOPD Still Looking For Suspects Following Chase And Crash
    A car chase leads officers from New Orleans to Jefferson Parish. While police caught up with the truck, they need help finding the people who got away. The overturned truck, according to police, actually sped off from Hollygrove, where they were...
  • Air Force Appeals Court Holds Session At Loyola

    Air Force Appeals Court Holds Session At Loyola
    A U.S. Air Force judicial body that hears appeals of court-martial convictions is holding a special session at Loyola University's College of Law in New Orleans. The U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals is an independent appellate judicial body...
  • 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...
  • The Island of the Misfit Toys

    The Island of the Misfit Toys
    Cat and Joe got a head start on holiday shopping with some unique gift ideas from Bizarre Bazaars' "The Island of Misfit Toys," Saturday at the Big Top 3 Ring Circus.