New Orleans Police

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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October 11, 2018 - 8:57 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police have arrested two people in connection with the deaths of a man and woman whose burned bodies were found over the summer. Several news outlets reported Wednesday that 34-year-old Michael Tyron Robinson and 23-year-old Kirk Powell were charged with two counts of...
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Don Ames
October 04, 2018 - 5:41 pm
The Orleans Parish coroner’s office said Thursday that a Baton Rouge woman whose body was pulled from Lake Pontchartrain in August died of accidental drowning. 31-year-old Sadie Thibodeaux was last seen August 5th when she went sailing with a friend. Hours later, that friend told investigators that...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 23, 2018 - 6:30 pm
Shots rang out on Canal Street just after 4:30pm Sunday. Police say one woman was hit in the leg with injuries described as not life threatening. Witnesses described an argument, followed by a man shooting a gun. The victim was thought to be an innocent bystander. It happened in the 600 block of...
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Don Ames
September 15, 2018 - 12:27 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a triple shooting that took place on the interstate Saturday night in New Orleans East. According to the NOPD, the shooting occurred near I-10 East and the Morrison Road exit shortly after 11 p.m. Police said a 43-year-old man, 28-year-old woman and 57-year-old...
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Chris Miller
September 11, 2018 - 11:38 am
Three wayward zebras encountered a New Orleans Police patrol last night and now they're a viral buzz on the Internet. Officers encountered the three beasts on the neutral ground of Lake Forest Boulevard in New Orleans East. Police say members of the UniverSoul Circus, in town for a show, were with...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 10, 2018 - 1:26 pm
Two suspects were wounded after a shooting and chase with police in New Orleans this morning. Authorities say a man and woman wanted for allegedly injuring an officer in Texas were spotted in New Orleans around 10:30am. A fugitive task force attempted to arrest the suspects on Annunciation Street,...
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Don Ames
September 08, 2018 - 9:30 am
The man accused of killing his 18-month-old daughter at their Bywater home last October has been ordered to a state mental hospital. Doctors Friday said 45-year-old Mark Hambrick was under the influence of a "complex delusional system," and needed treatment before he would be able to stand trial...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 24, 2018 - 7:18 am
One of the police unions in New York City is asking civilians to help police make arrests. Ads posted in New York read, "Help a cop. $500 cash reward for anyone coming to assist a police officer, who in the course of their duty is attempting to apprehend a criminal who is resisting a lawful order...
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