French Quarter

Newell Normand
June 25, 2019 - 5:38 pm
Might wanna take notes on this one, folks, because it's a real rats nest. A few days ago, Newell talked with leaders from the French Quarter Business League about how they worked out a compromise to tax themselves in order to help finance providing additional security in the Vieux Carre. Today, the...
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Thomas Perumean
June 19, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Terrifying video shows a shirtless man walking up to random people and punching them without warning or provocation. You can hear the person shooting the video warning two people, "He's dangerous, watch out! He's hitting people, watch out!" The escapade of violence took place in closing minutes...
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Scoot
June 04, 2019 - 12:39 pm
A man driving the wrong way on Bourbon Street last Thursday night refused to obey orders from state troopers to stop. A Louisiana state trooper made the decision to shoot 42-year-old Eric Kullander, fearing that he could have continued on to run over pedestrians. Now, there is some controversy over...
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Chris Miller
May 11, 2019 - 4:36 pm
A fire on Conti Street just off Bourbon caused extensive damage to businesses in the building, and firefighters are likely to remain on the scene into Sunday to make sure all of it is out. The five-alarm blaze was declared under control around 10:45 Saturday morning. But by then, significant damage...
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Don Ames
May 11, 2019 - 8:40 am
Update: 10:04am A stubborn four-alarm fire has gone to a fifth alarm as New Orleans firefighters say the blaze has extended into the walls of a building stretching along Conti Street from Bourbon to the Hotel Le Marais mid-block on Conti. According to New Orleans Fire Department Captain Edwin...
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Cops say an early morning armed robbery turned into a stabbing when the victim fought back. "The suspect attempted to take the victim's wallet. The victim began striking the suspect and they both fell to the ground," Public Information Officer Juan Barnes said. "The suspect produced a knife,...
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Scoot
April 17, 2019 - 12:02 pm
French Quarter Fest 2019 attracted large crowds on a weekend with nearly perfect weather. With a minimal number of incidents, it is fair to say that this year’s French Quarter Fest was a huge success for both the city and those in attendance. If you were there for one or all of the days of the fest...
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Chris Miller
April 16, 2019 - 1:03 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is checking to see if any department policies about use of force were violated in an incident involving the Eighth District Commander. The video that has been shared on social media shows police breaking up a fight at North Peters and Bienville Streets. In it, NOPD...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 10, 2019 - 10:00 am
Cops say a man was walking in the French Quarter Tuesday night, when attackers grabbed, punched and robbed him. It happened just before 11:00pm near the corner of Dauphine Street and Toulouse Street. The 35-year-old victim told police one suspect grabbed him by the neck. "The victim was traveling...
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