French Quarter

Don Ames
February 16, 2019 - 9:44 am
New Orleans Police are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting that left one man dead. The shooting occurred near the intersection of South Claiborne Avenue and Canal Street, around 4:30 a.m. According to NOPD, the victim man was found lying face down under the I-10 overpass. He had...
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Don Ames
February 16, 2019 - 9:28 am
As we get closer and closer to Fat Tuesday, the area's festive feeling is on the increase. The Marigny got things started Friday night, with the artsy new walking Krewe Boheme. "And, of course, Saturday night in the Marigny and the French Quarter, the Krewe du Vieux, and krewedelusion. Those are...
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Don Ames
February 10, 2019 - 11:23 am
New Orleans Police are currently investigating a Sunday morning homicide. According to the NOPD, a man living in a homeless encampment was fatally shot near the intersection of Canal St. and N. Claiborne. It happened about 7:30 a.m. The unidentified victim died just feet from the tent where he...
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Chris Miller
February 08, 2019 - 3:05 pm
New Orleans Police want the public to help them find a man who wielded a machete when he robbed a couple in the French Quarter early Friday morning. It happened around 2:25 a.m. in the 400 block of Dauphine Street. "The victim and his girlfriend were approached by the wanted subject who allegedly...
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Jim Hanzo
February 06, 2019 - 8:12 pm
The NOPD is investigating a possible fatal stabbing in the 600 block of Burgundy Street, in the Eighth District. NOPD Eighth District officers responded to a call of a possible hostage situation at a residence around 6:45 p.m. When they arrived, officers encountered the reporting person outside of...
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Chris Miller
February 06, 2019 - 4:44 pm
New Orleans Police are looking for an aggravated battery suspect after a dispute over who should have been watching a video machine in a French Quarter business. "The victim told police that on January 31, 2019, around 1:30 a.m., she was at a business located in the 500 block of Bourbon Street when...
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Chris Miller
January 23, 2019 - 5:45 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who struck a man last Friday night in the 400 block of Bourbon Street and critically injured him. "At about 9:53 p.m., the pictured subject allegedly struck the victim from behind, knocking the victim unconscious...
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January 20, 2019 - 6:26 am
Expect heavy traffic in the CBD and the French Quarter for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game between the New Orleans Saints and the Los Angeles Rams. The NOPD says the city will assign personnel to the French Quarter and CBD for traffic control, walking beats and area patrols, while continuing to...
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Don Ames
December 30, 2018 - 7:14 am
New Orleans Police have arrested a man in connection with Saturday morning's fatal stabbing of a homeless man in the French Quarter. NOPD officials say 30-year-old Quinten Passantino was arrested Saturday afternoon and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for second degree murder. Officers...
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Chris Miller
December 29, 2018 - 3:54 pm
The New Orleans Police Department wants to question three people about a deadly stabbing early Saturday in the French Quarter . "At about 4:10 a.m., NOPD Eighth District officers and Louisiana State Police responded to a call of an aggravated battery by cutting at the location. Upon arrival, they...
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