New Orleans Police Department

Chris Miller
June 14, 2018 - 11:39 am
The New Orleans Police Department fired an officer after concluding an investigation into a car chase that involved a traffic accident, The New Orleans Advocate reports. The incident happened February 4, 2017, according to The Advocate 's report. Witnesses reported seeing an NOPD unit with flashing...
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Chris Miller
June 01, 2018 - 8:24 am
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal double shooting near the intersection of Downman Road and Chef Menteur Highway. Police say shortly before 10:30 p.m., officers were sent to investigate a report of a shooting in that area. "The 30-year-old victim, who was suffering...
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Newell Normand
May 26, 2018 - 3:29 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell stopped by the studio to spend an hour with Newell Normand. They drilled down on lots of key issues: What's the plan to get new leadership in the Sewerage and Water Board and instill public confidence in the organization? Two weeks into your term, have there been...
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Chris Miller
May 17, 2018 - 4:10 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating two people who might have information about the theft of $22,000 worth of property. The theft occurred May 4 in the 500 block of Canal Street. Hotel security cameras caught the images above. Anyone with information is...
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Chris Miller
May 17, 2018 - 8:20 am
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 2900 block of Gen. De Gaulle Drive. Police say shortly after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, officers were sent to investigate a call of a shooting in that area. "Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive male lying in...
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Chris Miller
May 15, 2018 - 4:49 pm
A months-long investigation has led to the arrest and indictment of an alleged heroin-smuggling operation in New Orleans. The gang, calling itself "D-Block," operated in Treme and trafficked in heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, prescription pills, marijuana, and ecstasy. Authorities say they also...
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Chris Miller
May 02, 2018 - 3:06 pm
New Orleans Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell and her transition team announced this afternoon that New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison will remain on the job, as will New Orleans Fire Chief Tim McConnell. Collin Arnold, currently Deputy Director of the New Orleans Homeland Security and...
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Chris Miller
May 01, 2018 - 3:11 pm
New Orleans Police today booked a 34-year-old man on a count of indecent behavior with a juvenile. Matthew Nesser was a teacher at Edward Hynes Charter School until he was accused of kissing an eighth-grade girl multiple times in his classroom, according to The New Orleans Advocate . Authorities...
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Chris Miller
April 27, 2018 - 9:20 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a grisly discovery Friday afternoon in the Lower 9th Ward. "Fifth District officers responded to a call reporting a burned body around 3:10 p.m. in the 5000 block of North Johnson Street," said police in a statement. "Upon arrival, officers...
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Chris Miller
April 25, 2018 - 1:20 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 700 block of Yorktown Drive. Police say shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday, Seventh District officers were sent to investigate a report of a shooting in that area. "Upon arrival, officers located a male victim on the...
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