New Orleans crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two men allegedly connected with the fatal shooting of an armored-truck employee in New Orleans.

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans says Deltoine Scott and Jerome Kieffer, both 24 and of New Orleans, were indicted Thursday on charges of attempted bank robbery resulting in death, using a firearm and in relation to a crime of violence that resulted in death and making false statements to a federal agent.

Tyler Gamble / Office of the Mayor

As New Orleans marks the killing of a 44-year-old father gunned down as he walked his two children to a bus stop, officials are trying a new plan to get guns off the streets. Eileen Fleming reports it’s the latest effort by Mayor Mitch Landrieu to enact what’s working in other American cities.