murder http://wwno.org en New Orleans Woman Found Dead in Her Home http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-woman-found-dead-her-home <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Orleans police are investigating the death of a 26-year-old woman.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office identified the victim as Lauren Tanski. John Gagliano, the coroner's chief investigator, says Tanski was found beaten and strangled inside of her home early Monday morning.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:41:03 +0000 The Associated Press 27085 at http://wwno.org Convictions Upheld in Restaurant Owner's Death http://wwno.org/post/convictions-upheld-restaurant-owners-death <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A state appeals court has upheld a man's convictions for his role in a burglary that led to the beating death of the owner of popular New Orleans restaurant.</p> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 19:27:56 +0000 The Associated Press 26097 at http://wwno.org $1 million bond set for murder suspect http://wwno.org/post/1-million-bond-set-murder-suspect <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Bail has been set at $1 million for a 21-year-old man suspected of firing a gun through the bedroom window of an eastern New Orleans home early Monday, killing a local college freshman and badly wounding her boyfriend.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:55:01 +0000 The Associated Press 21115 at http://wwno.org Who Killed Messy Mya? High-Profile New Orleans Murder Trial Halted http://wwno.org/post/who-killed-messy-mya-high-profile-new-orleans-murder-trial-halted New Orleans is known for being different. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:57:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 20667 at http://wwno.org Central City shooting leaves one dead, two wounded http://wwno.org/post/central-city-shooting-leaves-one-dead-two-wounded <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A triple shooting in the Central City neighborhood Wednesday night left a 25-year-old man dead and two male teenagers wounded, police say.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports the shootings happened about 8 p.m. near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Magnolia Street.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 20:55:10 +0000 The Associated Press 20415 at http://wwno.org Suspected murder-suicide in Jefferson http://wwno.org/post/suspected-murder-suicide-jefferson <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide in the community of Jefferson.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A statement from Sheriff Newell Normand reports said the shooting was reported Saturday morning after a man found his parents at their home.</p> Sat, 08 Sep 2012 22:44:00 +0000 The Associated Press 19692 at http://wwno.org Marrero man booked in funeral home worker's death http://wwno.org/post/marrero-man-booked-funeral-home-workers-death <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a 29-year-old man has been booked with second-degree murder in the death of a funeral home employee whose decomposing body was found in the apartment where he lived in the funeral home.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 22:03:23 +0000 The Associated Press 19472 at http://wwno.org Police arrest man in cab driver's death http://wwno.org/post/police-arrest-man-cab-drivers-death <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">New Orleans police have arrested a suspect in last month's shooting death of a cab driver.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports Rodney Thornton was booked Thursday with second-degree murder in the slaying 44-year-old Ali Husnain. Investigators say Husnain was shot in the back of the head on July 9.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:43:37 +0000 The Associated Press 18443 at http://wwno.org Sheriff: 2 wounded deputies continue to recover http://wwno.org/post/sheriff-2-wounded-deputies-continue-recover <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A 24-year-old man accused of shooting a St. John the Baptist Parish deputy is being held without bond.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">That information about Brian Lyn Smith was posted Tuesday on the sheriff's office website. Brian Smith was booked Friday with attempted first-degree murder of a police officer.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 16:14:29 +0000 The Associated Press 18303 at http://wwno.org Suspects In Deputies' Shooting Linked To Domestic Terrorism http://wwno.org/post/suspects-deputies-shooting-linked-domestic-terrorism <p>Several suspects arrested after two Louisiana sheriff’s deputies were shot and killed and two others wounded are believed to be part of a group on the FBI’s domestic terrorism watch list. The group was heavily armed.</p><p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 18127 at http://wwno.org