New Orleans Police

Don Ames
February 13, 2018 - 5:40 pm
Gunfire in the CBD and Uptown marred Mardi Gras festivities Tuesday afternoon. Police say two men were shot about 3:15 today at Union and Carondelet in the CBD. A police source told WWL-TV that one man was shot in the head, and was in critical condition. The other victim, a juvenile male, was shot...
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January 21, 2018 - 9:35 am
A Sunday morning crash on I-10 in New Orleans East claimed the life of one person and injured three others. New Orleans Police say the crash happened around 4:52 a.m. Seventh District officers said they were called out after hearing there was an overturned vehicle on I-10 West at the Morrison Road...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 10, 2018 - 9:18 am
New Orleans Police are trying to identify a man caught on video getting into an argument with store workers and they throwing a brick at the business. "The incident happened on January 5, 2018. At approximately 3:15 p.m., the pictured subject was seen on video exiting his vehicle and walking up to...
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December 30, 2017 - 9:23 am
( A 76 -year-old woman shot a burglar in her bedroom Saturday morning in the 1300 block of Esplanade Avenue. According to New Orleans Police, the victim was awakened by a loud noise about 4 a.m. and saw a male in her bedroom. The male was armed with an unknown object. Out of fear, the...
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November 16, 2017 - 8:04 am
(AP) -- The New Orleans Police Department has launched a new online crime reporting tool called NOPD Online. The online reporting system will enable citizens to file non-emergency police reports quickly and easily over the internet. Chief Michael Harrison says the system is designed to take...
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Jim Hanzo
October 26, 2017 - 12:58 pm
The New Orleans City Council has approved payraises for cops who will earn over 50 thousand dollars after one year on the force. The council passed the measure by a vote of 6 to 0. After the vote by the council, Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said that the department has already seen a "20...
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October 12, 2017 - 8:34 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A plan that would give New Orleans police officers pay raises between 5 percent and 19 percent depending on their ranks now awaits passage by the City Council. The New Orleans Civil Service Commission unanimously approved the overhaul Tuesday. If the Council approves, the...
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July 26, 2017 - 11:19 am
(AP) _ New Orleans police say a woman has died in a hit-and-run crash. According to a police statement , officers responded shortly before 4 a.m. Wednesday to a car crash at a 7th Ward intersection. Police say a Mercury Milan traveling north on one street and a Honda CRV traveling west on an...
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July 19, 2017 - 12:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ New Orleans police are looking for robbery suspects who they say used a baby and reported a fake health issue to distract their victim in a French Quarter hotel elevator. WWL-TV reports that according to a statement from police, the victim was on the elevator with a woman and man...
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July 09, 2017 - 6:22 am
New Orleans Police are investigating a deadly Saturday night double shooting in Algiers. Police say one woman was killed and a second woman was taken to the hospital after the shooting in the 800 block of Vallette Street. Police responding to the scene about 7:15 p.m. discovered house door open and...
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