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12:26 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

NOPD To Conduct Friday Night Sobriety Checkpoint

The New Orleans Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday, Dec. 27.
Janet Wilson WWNO

For the third Friday in a row, the New Orleans Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint.

The NOPD's Traffic Division will conduct the checkpoint at an undisclosed point in Orleans Parish, beginning Friday, Dec. 27, at approximately 9:00 p.m. The checkpoint will last until about 5:00 a.m. the next morning.

The police department says in a press release that motorists encountering the checkpoint should only experience minimal delays, and should have proper documentation on them, including a driver's license and proof of insurance.

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11:56 am
Fri December 20, 2013

New Orleans Police To Conduct Friday Night Sobriety Checkpoint

The New Orleans Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday, Dec. 20.
Erin Krall WWNO

The New Orleans Police Department's traffic division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night, the department said in a press release.

The checkpoint will begin at approximately 9:00 p.m. on the night of Friday, Dec. 20, and conclude at approximately 5:00 a.m. Saturday morning. The NOPD says motorists should expect only minimal delays and should have proper documentation with them, including a driver's license and proof of insurance.

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3:45 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

New Orleans Police To Conduct Friday Night Sobriety Checkpoint

The NOPD will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night.
Janet Wilson WWNO

The New Orleans Police Department's Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night, department spokesman Garry Flot said in a press release.

The checkpoint will begin at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, and will last until approximately 5:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Motorists are advised to have proper documentation with them, including proof of insurance and a driver's license.

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12:26 am
Thu November 14, 2013

New Orleans Police To Conduct Thursday Night Sobriety Checkpoint

Erin Krall WWNO

The New Orleans Police Department's traffic division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Thursday night, the department said in a press release.

The checkpoint will begin at approximately 9 p.m. Nov. 14, and last until about 5 a.m. the next morning. The NOPD says motorists should only experience minimal delays, and should have the proper documentation if requested, including a driver's license and proof of insurance.

"I would like to remind all drivers to always drink responsibly and use a designated driver," Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said in the press release.

Crime
2:14 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

New Orleans Police Hunting For Person Of Interest Allegedly Practicing Medicine Without A License

Armani Nicole Davenport.
NOPD

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Armani Nicole Davenport, an entertainer described by police as a "person of interest" in an investigation into the negligent injuring of another person, and the practice of medicine without a license.

Police also say Davenport is said to administer "silicone" injections to clients as she travels throughout the southern United States on the gay pageant circuit.

Pageants the NOPD says Devenport has participated in include:

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DWI Checkpoint
6:13 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

New Orleans Police To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Thursday Night

Janet Wilson WWNO

The New Orleans Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Thursday night, the department announced in a press release this afternoon.

The department's traffic division will conduct the checkpoint in an undisclosed location within the city beginning at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Oct. 24, 2013. The checkpoint will conclude at about 5:00 a.m. Friday morning.

Drivers are advised to have proper documentation on them, including proof of insurance and a valid driver's license. Police say motorists should experience only minimal delays.

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3:24 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

NOPD Arrests 2 Teens In Double Shooting

New Orleans police have arrested two teenagers accused of opening fire on a 31-year-old woman and her 7-year-old daughter as they walked in a neighborhood with a man thought to be the target.

A third suspect remains at large.

Officer Frank Robertson, a police spokesman, says 19-year-old Cornell Williams and 18-year-old Shannon Cooks were arrested early Friday on two counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of aggravated assault.

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DWI Checkpoint
8:07 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

NOPD To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

The NOPD will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night into Saturday morning.
Janet Wilson WWNO

The New Orleans Police Department's Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night, the department announced in a press release.

The checkpoint, which will be held at an as-yet undisclosed location, will begin at approximately 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 and continue until about 5 a.m. the next morning. Motorists are advised to have proper documentation available if requested by police, such as proof of insurance and a driver's license.

The NOPD says motorists passing through the checkpoint should only experience minimal delays.

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6:11 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Judge Orders New Trial In New Orleans Bridge Shooting Case

Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 7:19 pm

A federal judge ordered a new trial for five former New Orleans Police Department officers convicted in connection to the shooting deaths of two men on the Danziger Bridge in New Orleans.

The shootings gained national attention because they took place during the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports the judge ordered a new trial because of the "grotesque" misconduct of federal prosecutors. The paper adds:

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4:05 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Federal Judge Overturns 5 Danziger Bridge Convictions

Judge orders new trial for five New Orleans police officers convicted in Danziger Bridge shooting.

A federal judge in New Orleans has overturned convictions of five city police officers charged in the shooting of unarmed civilians after Hurricane Katrina. The ruling is based on prosecution misconduct.

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