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I-12 Body
10:01 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Body of Unidentified Female Found Near Covington

COVINGTON, La. (AP) — St. Tammany Parish authorities are working to identify a woman's body found along Interstate 12.

The body was discovered Sunday afternoon near Covington.

WWL TV reports (http://bit.ly/Jb5uxp ) the identity of the body is unknown, but officials with the St. Tammany coroner's office said the body is that of a female.

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Gun Buyback
9:50 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Police Buying Guns in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police will be buying guns from citizens who want to dispose of them on May 12 at the Little Zion Baptist Church.

The program, in partnership with the Greater New Orleans/Jefferson Gun Buyback Committee, will start at 9 a.m.

The church is at 4821 Earhart Blvd.

Police say they will pay $75 for handguns and $200 for assault rifles in a no-questions-asked effort to get guns off the street.

Club Killing
9:43 am
Mon April 30, 2012

Patrons Grabbed Gunman After Club Shooting

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say nightclub patrons grabbed a man after he shot another patron and they held him until officers arrived. Police say 25-year-old Marcos Tulio Montes was booked in the death of an unidentified man yesterday morning at the Mimosa Dancing Club in eastern New Orleans. 

Prison Escape
6:37 pm
Sun April 29, 2012

One OPP escapee still being sought after slipping under fence Saturday night

Inmates at the Temporary Detention Center sleep in dormitory-style bunks.
Tom Gogola The Lens

One of two inmates who escaped from Orleans Parish Prison Saturday is back in custody, though authorities were still searching for the other earlier today, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Sherrick Brumfield, 27, who was awaiting trial on second degree battery charges, remains free.   Reginald Young, 22, was being held on armed robbery, kidnapping, and other charges. Young surrendered to authorities at 2:13 a.m. Sunday.

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New Orleans East Murder
11:58 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

28-year-old man shot dead in New Orleans East

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old man in New Orleans East late Thursday night.

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Tremé Murder
9:17 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

New Orleans Police Arrest Woman for Tremé Murder

New Orleans Police have placed a Tremé woman under arrest this evening for the second-degree murder of her estranged boyfriend.

Police say 31-year-old Monica Pollard fatally stabbed her boyfriend at around 1:50 p.m. this afternoon, during an argument inside her house in the 2200 block of Orleans Avenue. The victim made his way outside, collapsed, and was taken to a local hospital where he died.

DWI Checkpoint
2:48 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

NOPD to Conduct Uptown DWI Checkpoint

New Orleans Police will conduct a DWI checkpoint from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday night, the department announced today.

The checkpoint will be located in the Uptown area.

 

DWI Checkpoint
2:39 pm
Wed February 29, 2012

NOPD to conduct Uptown DWI checkpoint Thursday night

The New Orleans Police Department will conduct a DWI checkpoint in the "Uptown area" Thursday night, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Friday morning.

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New Orleans Police
4:00 am
Wed February 8, 2012

City Reaches First Consent Decree Deal With Justice Department on NOPD Reform

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, right, joins Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas, left, and City Council member Jon Johnson, at opening of new 7th District police station in New Orleans East. Landrieu announced the start of citizen advisory boards.
Eileen Fleming WWNO

Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the city has agreed to establish Police Community Advisory Boards in each of the eight police districts.

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New Orleans Police
9:01 am
Thu February 2, 2012

New Orleans Police Change Policy on Releasing Victim Information

The New Orleans Police Department will no longer release the criminal records of murder victims. The move comes after complaints that the policy only added to the stress of mourning families.

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