Murder

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 01, 2019 - 6:32 am
New Orleans police have issued a warrant for a 25-year-old woman they say murdered a man in a hotel in Ursulines Avenue. "The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Megan Hall (DOB: 09-17-1993) in the investigation of a homicide," Public Information Officer Aaron Looney said in an email. "NOPD...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 25, 2018 - 10:34 am
A man is dead after gunfire on Christmas morning in Central City. NOPD Public Information Officer Juan Barnes said, "We a working a shooting near the intersection of Third and Clara streets. A male victim was shot multiple times at the location. The victim was transported to a local hospital via...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 07, 2018 - 10:02 pm
A woman called 911 to say she shot her husband. "The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred tonight in the 2900 block of Transcontinental Drive in Metairie," Sheriff Joseph Lopinto's office said in a news release. It happened just before 9:00pm on...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 28, 2018 - 8:07 am
New Orleans police say what started as a carjacking left a woman dead. "Officers responded to a call reporting a carjacking around 8:25 p.m. in the 2400 block of Prentiss Avenue," Public information officers Gary Sheets said in an email. He says as the carjacker tried to get away, things went from...
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Jim Hanzo
November 27, 2018 - 5:06 pm
A man who was discharged from a hospital today has been arrested for allegedly setting his mother on fire at their home in New Orleans East, according to The New Orleans Advocate. 39-year-old Erik Beasley now faces one count each of second-degree murder and aggravated arson in the murder of 78-year...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 27, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Two men are dead after separate killings less than nine hours apart today in Marrero. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto says the first was around 4:00am. "Deputies... patrolling the area of Ames Blvd. and Field St. in Marrero... observed a disturbance. Responding to the area, the deputy...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 26, 2018 - 10:40 pm
Police are asking for help finding a man they say murdered an elderly woman by setting the chair she was in on fire. "The NOPD is assisting the Louisiana State Fire Marshal and the NOFD with an investigation of a Seventh District arson fire that resulted in a death," according to a news release...
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Jim Hanzo
November 20, 2018 - 5:30 pm
The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas Street and St. James Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim lying on his back suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. It happened near a Shell gas...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 24, 2018 - 6:33 am
There was an early morning murder in the French Quarter. "There was an officer a half a block away in the 100 block of Bourbon Street, heard shots, responded," 8th District Commander Nicholas Gernon said in a news conference. "EMS responded immediately, they transported the victim to the hospital...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 22, 2018 - 9:25 pm
A man allegedly killed his father in Albany, Louisiana today before calling police to come to their home. "Just before noon on October 22, 2018, deputies with Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 31,000 block of Pine Hill Drive located in the Albany area in reference to a...
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