Murder

Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
September 28, 2018 - 10:22 pm
Tiger Rag Editor James Moran reporting... The LSU basketball team was supposed to begin practice on Friday. The familiar sounds of rubber dribbling off hardwood and sneakers squeaking were supposed to fill the air. Reporters were supposed to be on hand for the first 45 minutes of a season brimming...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 28, 2018 - 9:30 am
A man is dead after a daylight murder on Carrolton Avenue at Earhart Blvd. in New Orleans. It happened after nine o' clock this morning. "The NOPD is investigating a shooting in the 3100 block of South Carrollton Avenue," Public Information Officer Aaron Looney said in an email. "Initial reports...
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September 19, 2018 - 8:18 am
(WWL.com) Louisiana has the second highest rate of male on female murder in the United States according to a report from the Violence Policy Center. It’s a continuing trend as the state has found itself in the top five since 2016. Legislative Director Kristen Rand says there’s a number of factors...
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Scoot
August 23, 2018 - 1:24 pm
President Trump has successfully launched and maintained a steady campaign of “us vs. them” as a way of uniting the base of the Republican Party behind him. Illegal immigration has been successfully promoted by Trump and Republicans as a problem that distinguishes Republicans from Democrats...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 17, 2018 - 9:59 pm
Cops say a man is dead after a shooting in Metairie Friday night. It happened on Causeway Blvd. between Airline Drive and Earhart Expressway at Lausat Street. The report of gunfire came in just before 7:00pm. Shortly after 9:30pm, JPSO notified the media that the 21-year-old victim had died at the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 15, 2018 - 10:37 am
Some of the chatter among people in downtown New Orleans is about the midday murder in the CBD on Tuesday, but much of the information people are exchanging is not quite accurate. The initial story came out shortly after 2:00pm, that a man was shot in the head on Gravier Street. Then we learned...
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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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August 08, 2018 - 6:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who knocked on a New York City car window because he apparently thought it was his Uber ride has died after the driver got out and punched him. Sandor Szabo's employer says the Boca Raton resident died on Tuesday. Police say he fell and hit his head on a sidewalk after...
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New Orleans police are investigating an apparent double murder after finding burning bodies Sunday night on the Westbank. "The NOPD is investigating a double homicide at the intersection of Maumus Avenue and Bennett Street, after the remains of two subjects were found at the scene of a brush fire...
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Police are calling in help and asking for public assistance finding the shooters in Saturdays barrage of bullets that left three people dead and seven more injured. "The NOPD – along with our partners at the Louisiana State Police, U.S. Attorney's office, ATF and the FBI – continue to work around...
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