NOPD

Chris Miller
February 20, 2019 - 12:39 pm
The New Orleans Police Department says a bicyclist was struck and killed by a garbage truck this morning. It happened around 8:50 a.m. near S. Carrollton Ave. and Freret Street. "A waste disposal truck was traveling northbound on Carrollton Avenue collided with a 30-year old male who was riding a...
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David Blake
February 19, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Serpas: Dangerous for media, public to jump to conclusions about police-involved shooting The investigation into the Canal Street shooting in which five innocent bystanders were wounded Sunday night remains in the early stages, but some people are already drawing negative conclusions about actions...
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Chris Miller
February 18, 2019 - 4:23 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell today issued a statement praising first responders and said that while New Orleans is not "the Wild West," gun violence remains a problem for the Crescent City. The mayor's statement comes on the heels of five people being wounded in downtown New Orleans when...
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Chris Miller
February 18, 2019 - 3:02 pm
The man killed in a shootout with cops in downtown New Orleans was a member of a Houston gang, according to multiple reports. WWL-TV and The New Orleans Advocate report that the man shot and killed Sunday was 32-year-old Reginald Romero Bursey, considered "armed and dangerous" by Texas authorities...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 18, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Scoot, WWL's afternoon talk show host, is recovering from injuries he suffered after a motorcycle hit him while he walking across Canal Street in New Orleans. "Scoot’s ok, but he’s recovering from some tough injuries to his body," according to a statement from WWL management. "Scoot was struck,...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 18, 2019 - 7:02 am
A wanted suspect is dead after a shoot-out with police in Downtown New Orleans. Several other people were caught in the cross fire. It all started when cops attempted to detain a suspect for questioning in some recent armed robberies. "The individual then pulled a weapon out and began firing at our...
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