NOPD

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 22, 2019 - 6:56 am
Two people are hospitalized after a shooting near the Orleans/Jefferson line on Airline Drive early this morning. The NOPD says cops responded around 3:00am. "We are currently working a shooting at Airline and Eagle where two people have been shot," Officer Garry Flot said in an email. "After the...
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Chris Miller
April 19, 2019 - 12:46 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting death that happened early this morning in St. Roch. According to police, a homeowner in the 2300 block of Franklin Ave. heard an alarm indicating his shed had been broken into. Cops say the homeowner armed himself with two handguns and went outside to...
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Scoot
April 17, 2019 - 12:02 pm
French Quarter Fest 2019 attracted large crowds on a weekend with nearly perfect weather. With a minimal number of incidents, it is fair to say that this year’s French Quarter Fest was a huge success for both the city and those in attendance. If you were there for one or all of the days of the fest...
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Chris Miller
April 16, 2019 - 1:03 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is checking to see if any department policies about use of force were violated in an incident involving the Eighth District Commander. The video that has been shared on social media shows police breaking up a fight at North Peters and Bienville Streets. In it, NOPD...
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Chris Miller
April 13, 2019 - 7:40 pm
The New Orleans Police department is looking for the driver of a ridesharing vehicle that a woman says robbed her last month. It happened March 28 in the 1000 block of Loyola Ave. "The victim believed the vehicle pictured above was a rideshare vehicle she has requested," said police. "The victim...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 12, 2019 - 7:13 am
An NOPD officer is recovering this morning after he was shot last night. Cops responded to a call of a suspicious man with a gun inside the Shell gas station at Tulane Avenue and Jefferson Davis Parkway. The officer was patting down the suspect. "The individual then retrieved his weapon and fired...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
April 10, 2019 - 12:10 pm
NOPD says there’s been a rash of “bold and brazen” juvenile crime in the last couple weeks. How do we stop it? What’s driving it? Is the solution more help for them, harsher sentences, or some combination of the two? To try and get a sense of what’s going on, I spoke with Darrin McCall, the...
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Chris Miller
April 10, 2019 - 11:54 am
The New Orleans Police Department says it has arrested a juvenile suspect in the armed carjacking of New Orleans City Councilmember Cyndi Nguyen's father. It happened Sunday afternoon in New Orleans East. "At about 2:03 p.m., as the victim was seated in the driver’s seat of his parked vehicle in...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 10, 2019 - 10:00 am
Cops say a man was walking in the French Quarter Tuesday night, when attackers grabbed, punched and robbed him. It happened just before 11:00pm near the corner of Dauphine Street and Toulouse Street. The 35-year-old victim told police one suspect grabbed him by the neck. "The victim was traveling...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 09, 2019 - 7:25 am
Cops in New Orleans say children with guns, committing crimes is on the rise. "We have identified juveniles becoming more brazen," Police Chief Shaun Ferguson said. Juvenile crime hit very close to home for the City Councilwoman in New Orleans East. "My father was held at gunpoint by a bunch of...
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