New Orleans Police

Don Ames
December 16, 2018 - 8:44 am
The NOPD is working a homicide by shooting at the intersection of Lake Forest Boulevard and Bullard Avenue. Police say a woman was found down with an apparent gunshot wound around 5:14 a.m. No additional information is available at this time.
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Don Ames
December 13, 2018 - 9:20 pm
New Orleans Police say one of their motorcycle officers was injured Thursday in an accident on Canal Street. It happened shortly before noon near Roosevelt Way. An eyewitness said several motorcycle officers appeared to be escorting some buses along Canal Street when the injured officer had...
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December 05, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say an off-duty sheriff's office sergeant has been shot and injured during an attempted robbery. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office says the 41-year-old sergeant was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police said in a preliminary report that the sergeant was...
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November 29, 2018 - 8:33 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police in New Orleans have arrested a man and charged him with second-degree murder in a woman's death in a fire. News outlets reported 39-year-old Erik Beasley was arrested Tuesday after he was released from a hospital. Beasley was also charged with aggravated arson. The New...
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Don Ames
November 17, 2018 - 8:24 am
New Orleans police are investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred late Friday night. Shortly before midnight, Third District officers responded to a call of a hit and run vehicle crash with injury involving a pedestrian being struck at the intersection of North Broad and Republic streets...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 29, 2018 - 2:43 pm
Bullets flying outside a New Orleans Waffle House reportedly took the life of a local rap performer. "The NOPD is investigating a homicide that claimed the life of an adult male over night Sunday," according to a news release. "Officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting...
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Chris Miller
October 26, 2018 - 5:56 pm
Video of NOPD Mounted Unit - Arrest in Eighth District Dramatic video released today by the NOPD gives you a mounted officer's-eye view of a chase through the French Quarter. The New Orleans Advocate reports a GoPro camera mounted on Sgt. Daniel Scanlan shows the chase of a suspect believed to be...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 26, 2018 - 9:32 am
For the second time this week, New Orleans police responded to shots fired in the French Quarter. Detectives believe it may have been drug-related. "The NOPD is investigating a non-fatal shooting incident that occurred near the intersection of Governor Nicholls and Chartres streets," Public...
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Chris Miller
October 25, 2018 - 12:50 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a report of armed men stealing puppies from a woman in the 500 block of Saint Maurice Street in Holy Cross. Police say shortly before 1:30 Wednesday afternoon, the victim was taking her two small puppies outside for a walk and was met at the front door by two...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 18, 2018 - 6:28 am
New Orleans police are looking for whoever ran into and killed a man early this morning, then drove away. "The NOPD is investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred this morning (October 18, 2018) in the 2300 block of South Claiborne Avenue," according to a news release. "At about 2:23 a.m.,...
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