CBD

Jim Hanzo
December 16, 2018 - 4:29 pm
A suspect was arrested after leading Gretna police on a pursuit in Sunday afternoon. Police say the stolen U-Haul caused a six-car accident. The chase ended at Poydras Street and Carondelet Street. Gretna police arrested the susspect. Officers attempted to make a stop in Gretna at Franklin Street...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 13, 2018 - 1:43 pm
Police converged on Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets this morning after cops tried to pull over a car, but the driver fled and slammed into other vehicles. "NOPD officers are investigating a hit-and-run vehicle crash at the location," Public Information Officer Aaron Looney said. "Officers were...
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Chris Miller
October 20, 2018 - 5:23 pm
Authorities are looking for the assailant who burned a man in the face with an unknown chemical early Saturday morning, The New Orleans Advocate reports. It happened shortly before 3:00 a.m. near the corner of Canal and Baronne streets Click here to read more from The New Orleans Advocate .
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Chris Miller
October 20, 2018 - 3:31 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the CBD. It happened around 10:30 Friday night in the 100 block of Carondolet Street, where the St. Charles Ave. streetcar unloads and loads passengers on the downtown end of its route. "Upon arrival, officers discovered...
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August 20, 2018 - 3:09 pm
Quan Charles, the suspect in a fatal shooting in the New Orleans Central Business District last week, told investigators it was an accident, according to a report from WWL-TV. However, court records show the victim, May Francois, was shot four times. Charles, a Marine Corps reservist, was arrested...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 15, 2018 - 6:48 am
The NOPD is searching for three people in connection with a fatal shooting that led to a crash in downtown New Orleans. Police say, however, it does not appear there is a shooter trying to pick off people in the CBD. The bullets that killed the victim apparently came from someone he was with in the...
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Chris Miller
August 14, 2018 - 3:04 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a deadly shooting in downtown New Orleans. Police say it happened around 2:10 p.m. in the 900 block of Gravier Street, and also involved a vehicle accident. NOPD Commander Nick Gernon says it appears the victim was shot in the head while inside the car, which...
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Jim Hanzo
July 15, 2018 - 3:30 pm
The NOPD is investigating a single-vehicle accident that occurred in the Eighth District. The incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of O'Keefe and Girod streets in the Central Business District. For an unknown reason, the driver of a silver Mercedes Benz SUV drove off the fourth...
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Scoot
May 30, 2018 - 1:38 pm
As soon as I saw the bright orange envelope under my windshield wiper, before my time had expired, I realized I was the victim of an aggressive - and dishonest - meter maid on the streets of New Orleans. I knew that if this happened to me then it must be happening to honest citizens and visitors to...
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Chris Miller
October 09, 2017 - 5:46 pm
An argument between two workers at a restaurant on Carondolet Street escalated into a fistfight and then a gun being fired, according to WWL-TV. The TV station reports it happened at Gallier's Restaurant and Oyster Bar in the 100 block of Carondolet around 5:00 p.m. No one was injured. The employee...
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